4:4 What God wants is for you to be holy.
4:11 Live quietly attending to your own business and earning your living ....
5:2 The day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night.
5:6 What matters is that faith makes its power felt through love.
5:14 If you go snapping at each other and tearing each other to pieces, you had better watch or you will destroy the whole community.
5:19 When self-indulgence is at work, the results are obvious: fornication, gross indecency and sexual irresponsibility, idolatry and sorcery, feuds and wrangling, jealousy, bad temper and quarrels, disagreements, factions, drunkenness, orgies and similar things.
5:22 What the Spirit brings is very different: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, trustfulness, gentleness and self-control.
6:2 You should carry one another’s burdens and troubles, and thus to fulfill the law of Christ.
1:25 For God’s foolishness is wiser than human wisdom, and God’s weakness is stronger than human strength.
2: 3 I preach only Christ and Christ crucified.
3: 16-17 Do you not know that you are God’s temple and that God’s spirit lives in you? The temple of God is sacred, and you are that temple.
3: 23 You belong to Christ, and Christ belongs to you.
3:18-19 Keep away from fornication; ... to fornicate is to sin against the body.
8:1 It is love that makes the building grow.
5:1 It has been reported that your sexual immorality is not found even among the pagans.
5: 7 So get rid of all the old yeast and make yourselves into a completely new batch of bread.
10:17 The bread that we break is a communion with the body of Christ.
12:27 Now you together are Christ’s body; but each of you is a different part of it.
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15:10 ... By the grace of God, I am what I am, and the grace he gave me has not been fruitless.
3: 18 And all of us, with unveiled faces, beholding the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into his likeness from one degree of glory to another. For this comes from the Lord.
4:7 But we have this treasure in clay jars, so that it may be made clear that this extraordinary power belongs to God and does not come from us. We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed but not driven to despair; persecuted but not destroyed; always carrying in the body death of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus may also be made visible in our bodies.
5:17 So if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation: everything old has passed away; see, everything has become new!
5:20 So we are ambassadors for Christ, since God is making his appeal through us; we entreat you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.
1:3 I thank my God whenever I think of you; every time I pray for you, I pray with joy.
1:8 My prayer for you is that your love for each other may increase more and more and never stop improving your knowledge and deepening your perception so that you can always recognize what is best.
2:14 Do everything without grumbling or questioning, that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you shine like the stars.
3:12, 14 I am still running, trying to capture the prize, and I strain ahead for what is still to come. ... I am racing for the finish, for the prize.
2:10 We are God’s work of art created in Christ Jesus to live the good life as he had meant us to live it from the beginning.
3:20-21 He whose power is at work in us is powerful enough and more than powerful enough to carry out his purpose beyond all our hopes and dreams.
5:21 Where sin did abound, grace did more abound.
6:8 We believe that having died with Christ, we shall also live with Christ.
7:15-16 I cannot understand my own behavior. I fail to carry out the things I want to do, and I find myself doing the very things I hate.
8: 23 (a paraphrase) The battle is always within.
8:28 For those who love God, all things work together unto good.
8:31What then shall we say about these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?
8:35 Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Could oppression, or anguish, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?
12:21 Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.