A new heart
also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you: and I will take away the stony
heart out of your flesh, and I will give you an heart of flesh.
2 Corinthians 5:17
Therefore if any man [be]
in Christ, [he is]
a new creature: old
things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.
And that because
of false brethren unawares
brought in, who came in privily to spy out our liberty
which we have in Christ Jesus, that they might bring
us into bondage:
For before that certain
came from James, he did
eat with the Gentiles: but when they were come, he withdrew
and separated himself, fearing
them which were of the circumcision. ... But when I saw that they walked
not uprightly according to the truth
of the gospel, I said
unto Peter before [them
] all, If thou
, being a Jew, livest after the manner of Gentiles, and not as do the Jews, why
compellest thou the Gentiles to live as do the Jews?
But now, after that ye have
known God, or rather are known
of God, how
turn ye again
to the weak and beggarly elements
, whereunto ye desire again to be in bondage? ... I am
afraid of you, lest
I have bestowed upon you labour in vain.
fast therefore in the liberty
wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled
again with the yoke of bondage. ... For in
Jesus Christ neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision; but faith
which worketh by love.
For neither they themselves who are circumcised keep
the law; but desire to have you circumcised, that they may
glory in your flesh. ... But God
forbid that I
should glory, save
in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom
the world is crucified unto me, and I unto the world.
the eighth day, of the stock
of Israel, [of] the tribe
of Benjamin, an
Hebrew of the Hebrews; as touching the law, a Pharisee
; ... But what things were gain to me, those I counted loss for Christ.
holding the Head, from which all
the body by
joints and bands having nourishment
ministered, and knit
with the increase of God. ... Which things have indeed a shew
of wisdom in will
worship, and humility, and neglecting
of the body; not in any honour to the satisfying of the flesh.
1 Timothy 4:8
exercise profiteth little
: but godliness
is profitable unto all things, having
promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come.
For finding fault with them, he saith
, Behold, the days
come, saith the Lord, when I will make a new covenant
with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah: ... In that he saith, A new
], he hath
made the first old. Now that which decayeth and waxeth old [is
to vanish away.
Be not carried
about with divers and strange doctrines. For [it is]
a good thing that the heart be established with grace; not with
meats, which have not profited them that have been occupied therein. ... We have an altar
, whereof they have no right to eat which serve
And he that sat
upon the throne said, Behold
, I make all things new. And he said unto me, Write
: for these
words are true and faithful.