New Living Translation
Instead, you must worship Christ as Lord of your life. And if someone asks about your Christian hope, always be ready to explain it.
King James Bible
But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear:
Darby Bible Translation
but sanctify the Lord the Christ in your hearts, and be always prepared to give an answer to every one that asks you to give an account of the hope that is in you, but with meekness and fear;
World English Bible
But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts; and always be ready to give an answer to everyone who asks you a reason concerning the hope that is in you, with humility and fear:
Young's Literal Translation
and the Lord God sanctify in your hearts. And be ready always for defence to every one who is asking of you an account concerning the hope that is in you, with meekness and fear;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:15 But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts - Have an holy fear, and a full trust in his wise providence. The hope - Of eternal life. With meekness - For anger would hurt your cause as well as your soul. And fear - A filial fear of offending God, and a jealousy over yourselves, lest ye speak amiss.
LibraryThe Faith of Abraham.
"By faith Abraham, when he was called, obeyed to go out unto a place which he was to receive for an inheritance; and he went out, not knowing whither he went. By faith he became a sojourner in the land of promise, as in a land not his own, dwelling in tents, with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise: for he looked for the city which hath the foundations, whose Builder and Maker is God. By faith even Sarah herself received power to conceive seed when she was past age, since she …
Thomas Charles Edwards—The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews
The Power of the Holy Ghost
"Thou Canst Make Me Clean"
Consecration: what is It?
The heart of the godly thinks carefully before speaking; the mouth of the wicked overflows with evil words.
In this way, you may know the truth and take an accurate report to those who sent you.
But the LORD of Heaven's Armies will be exalted by his justice. The holiness of God will be displayed by his righteousness.
"Don't call everything a conspiracy, like they do, and don't live in dread of what frightens them.
Let your conversation be gracious and attractive so that you will have the right response for everyone.
2 Timothy 2:25
Gently instruct those who oppose the truth. Perhaps God will change those people's hearts, and they will learn the truth.
1 Peter 1:3
All praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. It is by his great mercy that we have been born again, because God raised Jesus Christ from the dead. Now we live with great expectation,
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