Colossians 3

If then ye have risen with the Messiah, seek the things on high, where the Messiah sitteth on the right hand of God. Think of things on high; not of the things on earth: for ye are dead; and your life is hidden with the Messiah, in God. And when the Messiah, who is our life, shall be manifested, then shall ye also be manifested with him in glory. Mortify therefore your members that are on the earth; whoredom, impurity, and the passions, and evil concupiscence, and avarice which is idolatry. For on account of these things, the wrath of God cometh on the children of disobedience. And in these things ye also formerly walked, when ye lived in them. But now, put away from you all these, wrath, anger, malice, reviling, filthy talking: and lie not one to another; but put off the old man, with all his practices; 10 and put ye on the new man, that is renewed in knowledge, after the likeness of his Creator; 11 where there is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither circumcision nor uncircumcision, neither Greek nor barbarian, neither bond nor free; but the Messiah is all, and in all. 12 Therefore, holy and beloved, as the elect of God, put ye on compassions, and tenderness, and suavity, and humbleness of mind, and gentleness, and long suffering. 13 And be ye indulgent towards one another, and forgiving to one another: and if any one has a complaint against his neighbor, as the Messiah forgave you, so also do ye forgive. 14 And with all these, join love, which is the girdle of perfection. 15 And let the peace of the Messiah direct your hearts; for to that ye have been called, in one body; and be ye thankful to the Messiah. 16 And let his word dwell in you richly, in all wisdom. And teach and admonish yourselves, by psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, and with grace in your hearts sing ye unto God. 17 And whatever ye do in word or act, do it in the name of our Lord Jesus the Messiah, and give thanksgiving through him to God the Father. 18 Wives, be ye subject to your husbands, as is right in the Messiah. 19 Husbands, love ye your wives, and be not bitter towards them. 20 Children, obey your parents in every thing; for this is pleasing before our Lord. 21 Parents, anger not your children, lest they be discouraged. 22 Servants, obey in all things your bodily masters; not in the sight of the eye only, as those who please men, but with a simple heart, and in the fear of the Lord. 23 And whatever ye do, do it with your whole soul, as unto our Lord, and not as to men: 24 and know ye, that from our Lord ye will receive a recompense as the inheritance; for ye serve the Lord the Messiah. 25 But the delinquent will receive a recompense, according to the delinquency; and there is no respect of persons.
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