For all that is in the world — the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life — is not of the Father but is of the world.
He who says he abides in Him ought himself also to walk just as He walked.
But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To Him be the glory both now and forever. Amen.
Confess your trespasses to one another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.
Therefore submit to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you. Draw near to God and He will draw near to you.
Where do wars and fights come from among you? Do they not come from your desires for pleasure that war in your members?
Blessed is the man who endures temptation; for when he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him.
If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and it will be given to him.