"For God did not send the Son into the world to judge the world, but so that the world might be saved through Him."
"Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In His great mercy He has given us new birth into a living hope..."
"I want to know Christ - yes, to know the power of His resurrection and participation in His sufferings..."
"I, even I, am He who blots out your transgressions, for My own sake, and remembers your sins no more."
"Jesus Christ, the Righteous One... is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not only for ours but also for the sins of the whole world."
"Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says..."
"Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own..."
"Sanctify them by the truth; Your word is truth."
"Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that He may lift you up in due time. Cast all your anxiety on Him because He cares for you."
"Even now, declares the Lord, return to Me with all your heart, with fasting and weeping and mourning. Rend your heart and not your garments..."
"As God’s co-workers we urge you not to receive God’s grace in vain. For He says, in the time of My favor I heard you, and in the day of salvation I helped you...”
"Jesus went into Galilee, proclaiming the good news of God. The time has come, He said. The kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe the good news!”