He declared us not guilty because of his great kindness. And now we know that we will inherit eternal life.
These things I have told you are all true. I want you to insist on them so that everyone who trusts in God will be careful to do good deeds all the time. These things are good and beneficial for everyone.
Do not get involved in foolish discussions about spiritual pedigrees a or in quarrels and fights about obedience to Jewish laws. These kinds of things are useless and a waste of time.
If anyone is causing divisions among you, give a first and second warning. After that, have nothing more to do with that person.
For people like that have turned away from the truth. They are sinning, and they condemn themselves.
I am planning to send either Artemas or Tychicus to you. As soon as one of them arrives, do your best to meet me at Nicopolis as quickly as you can, for I have decided to stay there for the winter.
Do everything you can to help Zenas the lawyer and Apollos with their trip. See that they are given everything they need.
For our people should not have unproductive lives. They must learn to do good by helping others who have urgent needs.
Everybody here sends greetings. Please give my greetings to all of the believers who love us. May God's grace be with you all.
Scripture quotations marked NLT are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright 1996. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois 60189. All rights reserved. (New Living Translation - The Bible Online)