Therefore I say to you, her sins, which are many, are forgiven, for she loved much. But to whom little is forgiven, the same loves little.
So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.
The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and covered up. Then in his joy he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field.
You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind, and your neighbor as yourself.
For which is easier, to say, ‘Your sins are forgiven,’ or to say, ‘Rise and walk’?
And in you all the families of the earth will be blessed.
Jesus said “I tell you, among those born of women none is greater than John.”
Those whom I love, I reprove and discipline, so be zealous and repent. Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me.
God is faithful, by whom you were called into the fellowship of his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.
Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.