Justin Bieber is a Christian singer who is letting the world know that despite his ups and downs, he still takes time to read his Bible.
Bieber, the 20-year-old Canadian singer, took to Instagram to share a quote inspired from the scripture, Romans 5:8.
"I loved you at your darkest Romans 5:8," the quote shared by Bieber reads in which he captioned, "Thankful for God's everlasting love."
The actual scripture states, "But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. (NIV)."
Over the course of the year, the singer was previously accused of assaulting a limousine driver in Toronto, arrested for a DUI and questionable driving in Miami, accused of egging his neighbor's home and pictured performing questionable acts with strippers. Aside from his legal woes, Bieber has been linked to numerous women and accused of lewd acts like urinating in a prison cell earlier this year.
However, sources close to the singer reportedly spoke to E! about Bieber being a good kid who is realizing the error of his ways and changing his inner circle.
"The bad influences in his life, for the most part are being weeded out," the source told E!. "He's making more of an effort to hang out with people who are positive influences in his life."
The publication is reporting that Bieber is changing the friends he associates with.
"He has started listening to the people around him and he knows it is not too late to change things," the source reportedly told E!. "He's being more selective with his friends. He wants people around him that will help him and guide him and keep him on the right path."
It seems Bieber is ready to mature.
"There has been a real maturing recently. This whole process has been a growing period for him and he has finally woken up to realize what he needs to do to get back on track and be the Justin Bieber he used to be," the source continued. "He's ready to change and be a better person before it's too late."