5 But now, Lady, I ask you, not as though I were writing a new commandment but the one we have had from the beginning: let us love one another.
6 For this is love, that we walk according to his commandments; this is the commandment, as you heard from the beginning, in which you should walk.
7 Many deceivers have gone out into the world, those who do not acknowledge Jesus Christ as coming in the flesh; such is the deceitful one and the antichrist.
8 Look to yourselves that you do not lose what we worked for but may receive a full recompense.
9 Anyone who is so “progressive” as not to remain in the teaching of the Christ does not have God; whoever remains in the teaching has the Father and the Son.
2 Happy those who observe God’s decrees, who seek the LORD with all their heart.
10 With all my heart I seek you; do not let me stray from your commands.
11 In my heart I treasure your promise, that I may not sin against you.
17 Be kind to your servant that I may live, that I may keep your word.
18 Open my eyes to see clearly the wonders of your teachings.
27 they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage up to the day that Noah entered the ark, and the flood came and destroyed them all.