Beloved, I am not writing a new commandment to you, but an old commandment which you have had from the beginning; the old commandment is the word which you have heard.
Category: Love for God
Now by this we know that we have come to know Him, if we keep His commandments. He who says, “I have come to know him,” and does not keep His commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him;
The LORD appeared to us in the past, saying: “I have loved you with an everlasting love; I have drawn you with unfailing kindness.
For while we were still helpless, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly.
And do not get drunk with wine, for that is dissipation, but be filled with the Spirit,
And His mother and brothers came to Him, and they were unable to get to Him because of the crowd. And it was reported to Him, “Your mother and Your brothers are standing outside, wishing to see You.”…
And do not get drunk with wine, for that is dissipation, but be filled with the Spirit, speaking to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody with your heart to the Lord;
And do not get drunk with wine, for that is dissipation, but be filled with the Spirit