“Indeed, all who desire to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted, while evil people and impostors will go on from bad to worse, deceiving and being deceived.”
Do not put yourself with unbelievers. For what do righteousness and wickedness have in common? What fellowship can light have with darkness?
“I’m not trying to win the approval of people, but of God. If pleasing people were my goal, I would not be a servant of Christ.”
“Those who consider themselves religious and yet do not keep a tight rein on their tongues deceive themselves, and their religion is worthless.”
“Don’t speak evil against each other, dear brothers and sisters.”
If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.
“The end of a matter is better than its beginning, and patience is better than pride.”
“Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in Me.”