1 John 3:14
We know that we have passed out of death into life, because we love the brothers. Whoever does not love abides in death.
1 John 2:29
If you know that he is righteous, you may be sure that everyone who practices righteousness has been born of him.
2 Peter 3:10-12
But the day of the Lord will come like a thief, and then the heavens will pass away with a roar, and the heavenly bodies will be burned up and dissolved, and the earth and the works that are done on it will be exposed. Since all these things are thus to be dissolved, what sort of people ought you to be in lives of holiness and godliness, waiting for and hastening the coming of the day of God, because of which the heavens will be set on fire and dissolved, and the heavenly bodies will melt as they burn!
2 Peter 3:9
The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance.
This is not the wisdom that comes down from above, but is earthly, unspiritual, demonic.
And the tongue is a fire, a world of unrighteousness. The tongue is set among our members, staining the whole body, setting on fire the entire course of life, and set on fire by hell.
You see that a person is justified by works and not by faith alone.
And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.
So Christ, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time, not to deal with sin but to save those who are eagerly waiting for him.
And just as it is appointed for man to die once, and after that comes judgment,
Since therefore the children share in flesh and blood, he himself likewise partook of the same things, that through death he might destroy the one who has the power of death, that is, the devil,
They will perish, but you remain; they will all wear out like a garment,
And, “You, Lord, laid the foundation of the earth in the beginning, and the heavens are the work of your hands