New International Version
keep yourselves in God's love as you wait for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to bring you to eternal life.
King James Bible
Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life.
Darby Bible Translation
keep yourselves in the love of God, awaiting the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life.
World English Bible
Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to eternal life.
Young's Literal Translation
yourselves in the love of God keep ye, waiting for the kindness of our Lord Jesus Christ -- to life age-during;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Keep yourselves in the love of God - By building up yourselves on your most holy faith, and praying in the Holy Ghost; for without this we shall soon lose the love of God.
Looking for the mercy of our Lord - For although they were to build themselves up, and to pray in the Holy Ghost, and keep themselves in the love of God, yet this building, praying, and keeping, cannot merit heaven; for, after all their diligence, earnestness, self-denial, watching, obedience, etc., they must look for the Mercy of the Lord Jesus Christ, to bring them to Eternal Life.
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Our text suggests to us three things: first, an inquiry--Have we the Spirit? secondly, a caution--if we have not the spirit we are sensual; thirdly, a suspicion--there are many persons that separate themselves. Our suspicion concerning them is, that notwithstanding their extra-superfine profession, they are sensual, not having the Spirit; for our text says, "These be they who separate themselves, sensual, having not the Spirit." I. First, then, our text suggests AN INQUIRY--Have we the Spirit? This …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 4: 1858
The Twofold Bearing of this Fact.
2 Corinthians 13:14
May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all.
while we wait for the blessed hope--the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ,
so Christ was sacrificed once to take away the sins of many; and he will appear a second time, not to bear sin, but to bring salvation to those who are waiting for him.
2 Peter 3:12
as you look forward to the day of God and speed its coming. That day will bring about the destruction of the heavens by fire, and the elements will melt in the heat.
1 John 5:18
We know that anyone born of God does not continue to sin; the One who was born of God keeps them safe, and the evil one cannot harm them.
Jude, a servant of Jesus Christ and a brother of James, To those who have been called, who are loved in God the Father and kept for Jesus Christ:
Be merciful to those who doubt;
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