For I am confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.
he saved us, not on the basis of deeds which we have done in righteousness, but because of his own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal in the Holy Spirit,
Therefore, if any one is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has passed away, behold, the new has come.
Blessed be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has caused us to be born again into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.
For whatever is born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the worldour faith.
Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God.
For you have been born again, not of perishable seed, but of imperishable, through the living and enduring word of God.
Jesus answered, »Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God.
Like newborn babes, long for the pure spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up in your salvation,
Jesus answered him, »Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.«