"Therefore whoever confesses Me before men, him I will also
confess before My Father who is in heaven. But whoever
denies Me before men, him I will also deny before My Father
who is in heaven."
"I will speak of Your testimonies... and will not be
ashamed. And I will delight myself in Your commandments
which I love."
"Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, to
which you were also called and have confessed the good
confession in the presence of many witnesses."
"So do not be ashamed to testify about our Lord, or ashamed
of me his prisoner. But join with me in suffering for the
gospel, by the power of God, who has saved us and called us
to a holy lifeónot because of anything we have done but
because of his own purpose and grace. This grace was given
us in Christ Jesus before the beginning of time, but
it has now been revealed through the appearing of our
Savior, Christ Jesus, who has destroyed death and has
brought life and immortality to light through the gospel."
"But if we walk in the light as He is in the light, we have
fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ
His Son cleanses us from all sin. If we say that we
have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in
us. If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to
forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all
"Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you completely;
and may your whole spirit, soul, and body be preserved
blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. He who
calls you is faithful, who also will do it. "