Pressing to the Goal
1 Peter 2:1-3
As newborn babes, desire the pure milk of the word, that you may grow thereby, if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is gracious.
1 Peter 2:1-3 - NKJV
Therefore, laying aside all malice, all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and all evil speaking,
as newborn babes, desire the pure milk of the word, that you may grow thereby,
if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is gracious.
Hebrews 4: The word of God is living and powerful.
Hebrews 4:12 - NKJV
For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.
2 Peter 2:1
There will be false teachers among you.
2 Peter 2:1 - NKJV
But there were also false prophets among the people, even as there will be false teachers among you, who will secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Lord who bought them, and bring on themselves swift destruction.
Faith without Works is Dead.
James 2:17 - NKJV
Thus also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead.
Without faith it is impossible to please Him
Hebrews 11:6 - NKJV
But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him.