Romans 3:23 New Living Translation
23 For everyone has sinned; we all fall short of God’s glorious standard.
Romans 8:2 New Living Translation
2 And because you belong to him, the power of the life-giving Spirit has freed you from the power of sin that leads to death.
Romans 12:9 New Living Translation
9 Don’t just pretend to love others. Really love them. Hate what is wrong. Hold tightly to what is good.
Romans 15:1-2 New Living Translation
15 We who are strong must be considerate of those who are sensitive about things like this. We must not just please ourselves.2 We should help others do what is right and build them up in the Lord.
Romans 15:5-6 New Living Translation
5 May God, who gives this patience and encouragement, help you live in complete harmony with each other, as is fitting for followers of Christ Jesus. 6 Then all of you can join together with one voice, giving praise and glory to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Jeremiah 32:39 New Living Translation
39 And I will give them one heart and one purpose: to worship me forever, for their own good and for the good of all their descendants.
Romans 15:7-9 New Living Translation
7 Therefore, accept each other just as Christ has accepted you so that God will be given glory. 8 Remember that Christ came as a servant to the Jews to show that God is true to the promises he made to their ancestors. 9 He also came so that the Gentiles might give glory to God for his mercies to them. That is what the psalmist meant when he wrote:
“For this, I will praise you among the Gentiles;
I will sing praises to your name.”
Ephesians 2:14 New Living Translation
14 For Christ himself has brought peace to us. He united Jews and Gentiles into one people when, in his own body on the cross, he broke down the wall of hostility that separated us.
Romans 15:13 New Living Translation
13 I pray that God, the source of hope, will fill you completely with joy and peace because you trust in him. Then you will overflow with confident hope through the power of the Holy Spirit.
We have Hope by the Holy Spirit
Romans 8:10-11 New Living Translation
10 And Christ lives within you, so even though your body will die because of sin, the Spirit gives you life because you have been made right with God. 11 The Spirit of God, who raised Jesus from the dead, lives in you. And just as God raised Christ Jesus from the dead, he will give life to your mortal bodies by this same Spirit living within you.
Romans 15:19 New Living Translation
19 They were convinced by the power of miraculous signs and wonders and by the power of God’s Spirit. In this way, I have fully presented the Good News of Christ from Jerusalem all the way to Illyricum.
We have power from the Holy Spirit
Romans 8:1-2 New Living Translation
8 So now there is no condemnation for those who belong to Christ Jesus. 2 And because you belong to him, the power of the life-giving Spirit has freed you from the power of sin that leads to death.
1 Corinthians 4:20 New Living Translation
20 For the Kingdom of God is not just a lot of talk; it is living by God’s power.
Romans 15:16 New Living Translation
16 I am a special messenger from Christ Jesus to you Gentiles. I bring you the Good News so that I might present you as an acceptable offering to God, made holy by the Holy Spirit.
We pursue holiness by the Holy Spirit
Romans 8:12-14 New Living Translation
12 Therefore, dear brothers and sisters, you have no obligation to do what your sinful nature urges you to do. 13 For if you live by its dictates, you will die. But if through the power of the Spirit you put to death the deeds of your sinful nature, you will live. 14 For all who are led by the Spirit of God are children of God.
Mark 8:34 New Living Translation
34 Then, calling the crowd to join his disciples, he said, “If any of you wants to be my follower, you must give up your own way, take up your cross, and follow me.
Matthew 10:38 New Living Translation
38 If you refuse to take up your cross and follow me, you are not worthy of being mine.
Galatians 5:24 New Living Translation
24 Those who belong to Christ Jesus have nailed the passions and desires of their sinful nature to his cross and crucified them there.
Romans 15:30 New Living Translation
30 Dear brothers and sisters, I urge you in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to join in my struggle by praying to God for me. Do this because of your love for me, given to you by the Holy Spirit.
We have love by the Holy Spirit
Romans 5:5 New Living Translation
5 And this hope will not lead to disappointment. For we know how dearly God loves us, because he has given us the Holy Spirit to fill our hearts with his love.
Romans 16:25-27 New Living Translation
25 Now all glory to God, who is able to make you strong, just as my Good News says. This message about Jesus Christ has revealed his plan for you Gentiles, a plan kept secret from the beginning of time. 26 But now as the prophets[a] foretold and as the eternal God has commanded, this message is made known to all Gentiles everywhere, so that they too might believe and obey him. 27 All glory to the only wise God, through Jesus Christ, forever. Amen.