"Received His Encouragement and Warning" from 1 John 2:12
Acts 4:12 Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to men by which we must be saved."
The more you spend time with Jesus the more you will be like Him. You have known the Father - know more about Jesus.
John 14:7 If you really knew me, you would know my Father as well. From now on, you do know him and have seen him."
We need to be reminded about the word of God because the enemy will put evil thoughts in us all the time, even the family members will tell you not to go to church. If sinners entice you - do not go with them.
How can you over come the wicked one?
Is to spend time with God's words.
Is is not important to memorize but the most important is to over come the evil one and put God's words in our hearts.
How can a man or woman remain pure?
Psalm 119:11 I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you.
The thing that you spend the most is the thing that occupies your heart.
Set your mind on things above let your heart and mind be working together according to God.
Romans 12:2 Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God's will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.
Even though you are young or mature Christians you must be on guard against the world.
James 4:4 You adulterous people, don't you know that friendship with the world is hatred toward God? Anyone who chooses to be a friend of the world becomes an enemy of God.
1 Timothy 6:10 For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, eager for money, have wandered from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs.
Psalm 101:3 I will set before my eyes
no vile thing.
The deeds of faithless men I hate;
they will not cling to me.
Everything is meaningless all are temporary and we must cling to the word of God that is eternal.
The devil is the prince of this world.
If you boast your wisdom then it doesn't came from God but from the world.
2 Peter 3:11 Since everything will be destroyed in this way, what kind of people ought you to be? You ought to live holy and godly lives
1 Peter 1:24 For,
"All men are like grass,
and all their glory is like the flowers of the field;
the grass withers and the flowers fall,
Let the will of God be for us, that we should be sanctified, the real possessions is when you invest for eternity - the will of God. To learn more about Him to overcome the world. And, to do His word.
Sanctified - set aside for God purpose. We are His possessions.
God is the one who will take care for us and to do His will on us. Doing the will and purpose of God. Love God and not the world. Be on guard.
Realize that the things of the world are like toys.
Hebrews 6:18b "... It is impossible for God to lie, "
God is not a man that He should lie, nor a son of man that he should change His mind. Since God is truth, there's no room for him to tell lies or deceit. What God has promised us will surely be fulfilled. So, we need to claim and continue to trust in His promise.