In the new life there is no difference between Greeks and Jews. There is no difference between those who are circumcised and those who are not circumcised, or people that are foreigners, or Scythians. There is no difference between slaves and free people. But Christ is in all believers. And Christ is all that is important.
I tell you that in the same way there will be more rejoicing in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who do not need to repent.
The Son is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation.
When God saw what they did and how they turned from their evil ways, he relented and did not bring on them the destruction he had threatened.
But I, with shouts of grateful praise, will sacrifice to you. What I have vowed I will make good. I will say, ‘Salvation comes from the Lord .’ ”
Give thanks to the Lord , for he is good; his love endures forever.
“Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it.
And now, dear lady, I am not writing you a new command but one we have had from the beginning. I ask that we love one another.
2 John 1:5