GOD'S WORD® Translation (© 1995)
Above all, be loving. This ties everything together perfectly.
King James Bible
And above all these things put on charity, which is the bond of perfectness.
Darby Bible Translation
And to all these add love, which is the bond of perfectness.
World English Bible
Above all these things, walk in love, which is the bond of perfection.
Young's Literal Translation
and above all these things, have love, which is a bond of the perfection,
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LibraryFebruary 17. "Your Life is Hid" (Col. Iii. 3).
"Your life is hid" (Col. iii. 3). Some Christians loom up in larger proportion than is becoming. They can tell, and others can tell, how many souls they bring to Christ. Their labor seems to crystallize and become its own memorial. Others again seem to blend so wholly with other workers that their own individuality can scarcely be traced. And yet, after all, this is the most Christ-like ministry of all, for the Master Himself does not even appear in the work of the church except as her hidden Life …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
Easter Wednesday Also Suited to Easter Tuesday.
Meditations of the Misery of a Man not Reconciled to God in Christ.
Christ all and in All.
I am in them, and you are in me. So they are completely united. In this way the world knows that you have sent me and that you have loved them in the same way you have loved me.
Through the peace that ties you together, do your best to maintain the unity that the Spirit gives.
Live in love as Christ also loved us. He gave his life for us as an offering and sacrifice, a soothing aroma to God.
With this in mind, we should stop going over the elementary truths about Christ and move on to topics for more mature people. We shouldn't repeat the basics about turning away from the useless things we did and the basics about faith in God.
1 John 3:10
This is the way God's children are distinguished from the devil's children. Everyone who doesn't do what is right or love other believers isn't God's child.
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