Children obey your parents.
The future is as bright as the promises of God.
Being under the control of the Holy Spirit brings joy, thankfulness, and mutual submission to life.
Jesus entered the world bringing the glory of God and through his rescue we have peace with God and of God.
We are to walk in love and and in the light, imitating our Father
Our Lord Jesus is wonderful in every aspect of his person and work.
Put away the sins of lying, anger, stealing, corrupt speech, and bitterness.
Paul calls us to dwell together in a healthy, thriving church family that respects its leadership, cares for one another, and worships our Lord.
We don't really know why the nine did not return but they should have.
The passage gives contrast between Christians and pagans with regard to their manner of life.