Some lives are hidden with God in Christ—The Saints are told to be holy and to serve the Lord Jesus Christ.
1 If ye then be with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God.
2 Set your on , not on things on the .
3 For ye are , and your life is hid with Christ in God.
4 When Christ, who is our , shall , then shall ye also appear with him in .
5 therefore your which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, , evil concupiscence, and , which is :
6 For which things’ sake the of God cometh on the children of :
7 In the which ye also walked , when ye lived in them.
8 But now ye also off all these; , wrath, , , filthy out of your mouth.
9 not one to another, seeing that ye have put off the man with his deeds;
10 And have put on the , which is renewed in knowledge after the of him that him:
11 Where there is neither nor Jew, nor uncircumcision, Barbarian, Scythian, bond nor free: but Christ is all, and in all.
12 Put on therefore, as the of God, holy and beloved, of , , of mind, , longsuffering;
13 one another, and one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye.
14 And above all these things put on , which is the bond of perfectness.
15 And let the of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body; and be ye .
16 Let the of Christ dwell in you richly in all ; and admonishing one another in psalms and and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.
17 And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving to God and the Father by him.
18 , submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as it is fit in the Lord.
19 , your wives, and be not bitter against them.
20 , your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing unto the Lord.
21 , not your children to , lest they be discouraged.
22 , obey in all things your masters according to the flesh; not with eyeservice, as menpleasers; but in of heart, God:
23 And whatsoever ye do, do it , as to the Lord, and not unto men;
24 Knowing that of the Lord ye shall the of the : for ye the Lord Christ.
25 But he that doeth shall receive for the wrong which he hath done: and there is no of persons.