(22.1) So, the faith which is in Christ confirms all these things. For He, through the Holy Spirit, invites us thus: "Come, children. Hear me. I will teach you the fear of the Lord.
(22.2) "Who is the person who wants life, loves to see good days?
(22.3) "Keep your tongue from evil, and your lips from speaking deceit.
(22.4) "Turn away from evil, and do good.
(22.5) "Seek peace, and pursue it.
(22.6) "The eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous ones, and His ear is toward their prayer. And the face of the Lord is against those doing evil, rooting out the memory of them from the earth.
(22.7) "The righteous one cried out, and the Lord heard him, and He delivered him out of all his troubles.
(22.8) "Many are the torments of the sinful, but mercy will surround those who are hoping in the Lord."