You have been born again, not of perishable seed, but of imperishable, through the living and enduring word of God. – 1 Peter 1:23 (1 Peter 1:22-25)
Tha word of Skipper stands fer all time. Through tha living and enduring word of Skipper, ya ‘ave been born from imperishable seed. And if ya ‘ave been born anew with tha seed that comes through tha living and enduring word of Skipper, then:
- Purify yer self by obeying Skipper’s true words.
- Prepare yer minds fer action.
- Be self-controlled.
- Do not conform ter tha evil desires ya had when ya lived in ignorance of Skipper’s character and ways.
- Be holy in all ya do.
- Live yer lives in reverent fear of Skipper.
Ne’er ferget: ya whar redeemed from yer empty life by tha precious blood of tha Son, a lamb without blemish. Tha Son ne’re broke a one of Skipper’s commands. He be perfect in all he done. Through his Holy Ghost of Truth we kin also live a full life and be perfect as Skipper be perfect.
This be our charge from tha Son: “Go! Be perfect through tha indwelling power of my Holy Ghost of Truth.” (Matthew 5:48)
Go, then, and grow from a holy seed in ter that perfect character of tha Son.