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New Testament - Colossians

Chapter 3
5 Mortify therefore your earthly members: immorality, uncleanness, intemperate desires, evil lusts, and covetousness; for these are idolatry,
6 And it is because of these things that the wrath of God comes on the children of disobedience.
7 In the past you also lived among these things, and you were perverted by them.
8 But now put off from you all these: anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, foul conversation.
9 Do not lie one to another, but put away the old life with all its practices;
10 And put on the new life which is renewed in knowledge after the pattern in which it was originally created,
11 Where there is neither Jew nor Aramean, circumcision nor uncircumcision, Greek nor barbarian, slave nor freeman; but Christ is all and in all men.
12 Therefore as the elect of God, holy and beloved, put on mercy, kindness, gentleness, humbleness of mind, meekness, patience;
13 Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another; and if any one has a complaint against his fellow man, just as Christ forgave you, so should you also forgive.
14 And with all these things have love, which is the bond of perfection.
15 And let the peace of Christ govern your hearts; for that end, you are called in one body; and be thankful to Christ;
16 And let his word dwell in you abundantly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to God.
17 And whatever you do in word or deed, do it in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, giving thanks through him to God the Father.
18 Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands, as it is appropriate in Christ.
19 Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter toward them.
20 Children, obey your parents in all things, for this is well pleasing to our Lord.
21 Parents, do not provoke your children, that they may not be discouraged.
22 Servants, obey your human masters in all things, not with eyeservice, hypocrites; but with a sincere heart, in reverence for the Lord.
23 And whatever you do, do it with your whole soul, as to our Lord and not to men,
24 Knowing that from the Lord you shall receive the reward of the inheritance; for you serve the Lord Christ.
25 But the wrongdoer shall be rewarded according to the wrong which he has done; and there is no respect of persons.

Chapter 4
1 MASTERS, do to your servants that which is just and fair, knowing that you also have a Master in heaven.