For there is no one here like him who will readily demonstrate his deep concern for you.
by purity, by knowledge, by patience, by benevolence, by the Holy Spirit,
For there must in fact be divisions among you, so that those of you who are approved may be evident.
I am not saying this as a command, but I am testing the genuineness of your love by comparison with the eagerness of others.
For my flesh is true
Such trials show the proven character of your faith,
Love must be
to godliness, brotherly affection; to brotherly affection, unselfish
I, Paul, write this greeting with my own hand, which is how I write in every letter.
Call to mind now:
The wicked person
The Lord abhors
You will recognize them by their fruit. Grapes are not gathered
The true light, who gives light to everyone,
Be devoted to one another with mutual love, showing eagerness in honoring one another.
through glory and dishonor, through slander and praise; regarded as impostors,
They will maintain the outward appearance
But a time