Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.
Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.
For this God is our God for ever and ever; he will be our guide even to the end.
Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled.
For he satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things.
I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my loving eye on you.
The LORD will guide you always; he will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land and will strengthen your frame. You will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring whose waters never fail.
Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.
My son, do not forget my teaching, but keep my commands in your heart, for they will prolong your life many years and bring you peace and prosperity.
Great peace have those who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble.
You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you.
And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.
Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.
And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.
Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.
Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.
In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind.
Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die;”
For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.
Do everything in love.
But the Lord is faithful, and he will strengthen you and protect you from the evil one.
The LORD is my strength and my defense; he has become my salvation.
He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak.
Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the LORD.
Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.
Consequently, faith comes from hearing the message, and the message is heard through the word about Christ.
But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.
With great power the apostles continued to testify to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus. And God’s grace was so powerfully at work in them all
But God raised him from the dead, freeing him from the agony of death, because it was impossible for death to keep its hold on him.