in these last days has spoken to us in His Son, whom He appointed heir of all things, through whom also He made the world.
And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, "All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth.
yet for us there is but one God, the Father, from whom are all things and we exist for Him; and one Lord, Jesus Christ, by whom are all things, and we exist through Him.
All things came into being through Him, and apart from Him nothing came into being that has come into being.
'AND IT SHALL BE IN THE LAST DAYS,' God says, 'THAT I WILL POUR FORTH OF MY SPIRIT ON ALL MANKIND; AND YOUR SONS AND YOUR DAUGHTERS SHALL PROPHESY, AND YOUR YOUNG MEN SHALL SEE VISIONS, AND YOUR OLD MEN SHALL DREAM DREAMS;
While he was still speaking, a bright cloud overshadowed them, and behold, a voice out of the cloud said, "This is My beloved Son, with whom I am well-pleased; listen to Him!"
"But when the vine-growers saw the son, they said among themselves, 'This is the heir; come, let us kill him and seize his inheritance.'
But Jesus kept silent And the high priest said to Him, "I adjure You by the living God, that You tell us whether You are the Christ, the Son of God."
And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we saw His glory, glory as of the only begotten from the Father, full of grace and truth.
For the Law was given through Moses; grace and truth were realized through Jesus Christ.
"For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life.
Jesus, knowing that the Father had given all things into His hands, and that He had come forth from God and was going back to God,
and if children, heirs also, heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, if indeed we suffer with Him so that we may also be glorified with Him.
For He must reign until He has put all His enemies under His feet.
But when the fullness of the time came, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the Law,
how will we escape if we neglect so great a salvation? After it was at the first spoken through the Lord, it was confirmed to us by those who heard,
YOU HAVE PUT ALL THINGS IN SUBJECTION UNDER HIS FEET " For in subjecting all things to him, He left nothing that is not subject to him But now we do not yet see all things subjected to him.
Although He was a Son, He learned obedience from the things which He suffered.
Then Jacob summoned his sons and said, "Assemble yourselves that I may tell you what will befall you in the days to come.
"And now, behold, I am going to my people; come, and I will advise you what this people will do to your people in the days to come."
"When you are in distress and all these things have come upon you, in the latter days you will return to the LORD your God and listen to His voice.
"The LORD your God will raise up for you a prophet like me from among you, from your countrymen, you shall listen to him.
"For I know that after my death you will act corruptly and turn from the way which I have commanded you; and evil will befall you in the latter days, for you will do that which is evil in the sight of the LORD, provoking Him to anger with the work of your hands."
"But as for Me, I have installed My King Upon Zion, My holy mountain."
"The LORD possessed me at the beginning of His way, Before His works of old.
Now it will come about that In the last days The mountain of the house of the LORD Will be established as the chief of the mountains, And will be raised above the hills; And all the nations will stream to it.
For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us; And the government will rest on His shoulders; And His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace.
Thus says the LORD, your Redeemer, and the one who formed you from the womb, "I, the LORD, am the maker of all things, Stretching out the heavens by Myself And spreading out the earth all alone,
"It is I who made the earth, and created man upon it I stretched out the heavens with My hands And I ordained all their host.
For thus says the LORD, who created the heavens (He is the God who formed the earth and made it, He established it and did not create it a waste place, but formed it to be inhabited), "I am the LORD, and there is none else.
But the LORD was pleased To crush Him, putting Him to grief; If He would render Himself as a guilt offering, He will see His offspring, He will prolong His days, And the good pleasure of the LORD will prosper in His hand.
The fierce anger of the LORD will not turn back Until He has performed and until He has accomplished The intent of His heart; In the latter days you will understand this.
"Yet I will restore the fortunes of Moab In the latter days," declares the LORD. Thus far the judgment on Moab.
and you will come up against My people Israel like a cloud to cover the land. It shall come about in the last days that I will bring you against My land, so that the nations may know Me when I am sanctified through you before their eyes, O Gog."
"However, there is a God in heaven who reveals mysteries, and He has made known to King Nebuchadnezzar what will take place in the latter days This was your dream and the visions in your mind while on your bed.
"Now I have come to give you an understanding of what will happen to your people in the latter days, for the vision pertains to the days yet future."
Afterward the sons of Israel will return and seek the LORD their God and David their king; and they will come trembling to the LORD and to His goodness in the last days.
And it will come about in the last days That the mountain of the house of the LORD Will be established as the chief of the mountains It will be raised above the hills, And the peoples will stream to it.
and behold, a voice out of the heavens said, "This is My beloved Son, in whom I am well-pleased."
The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.
"He had one more to send, a beloved son; he sent him last of all to them, saying, 'They will respect my son.'
Therefore there arose a discussion on the part of John's disciples with a Jew about purification.
"No longer do I call you slaves, for the slave does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all things that I have heard from My Father I have made known to you.
"All things that the Father has are Mine; therefore I said that He takes of Mine and will disclose it to you.
even as You gave Him authority over all flesh, that to all whom You have given Him, He may give eternal life.
"The word which He sent to the sons of Israel, preaching peace through Jesus Christ (He is Lord of all)--
who was declared the Son of God with power by the resurrection from the dead, according to the Spirit of holiness, Jesus Christ our Lord,
with a view to an administration suitable to the fullness of the times, that is, the summing up of all things in Christ, things in the heavens and things on the earth. In Him
which He brought about in Christ, when He raised Him from the dead and seated Him at His right hand in the heavenly places,
and to bring to light what is the administration of the mystery which for ages has been hidden in God who created all things;
For this reason also, God highly exalted Him, and bestowed on Him the name which is above every name,
For by Him all things were created, both in the heavens and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities--all things have been created through Him and for Him.
For to which of the angels did He ever say, "YOU ARE MY SON, TODAY I HAVE BEGOTTEN YOU"? And again, "I WILL BE A FATHER TO HIM AND HE SHALL BE A SON TO ME"?
But of the Son He says, "YOUR THRONE, O GOD, IS FOREVER AND EVER, AND THE RIGHTEOUS SCEPTER IS THE SCEPTER OF HIS KINGDOM.
Without father, without mother, without genealogy, having neither beginning of days nor end of life, but made like the Son of God, he remains a priest perpetually.
Otherwise, He would have needed to suffer often since the foundation of the world; but now once at the consummation of the ages He has been manifested to put away sin by the sacrifice of Himself.
By faith we understand that the worlds were prepared by the word of God, so that what is seen was not made out of things which are visible.
For He was foreknown before the foundation of the world, but has appeared in these last times for the sake of you
Know this first of all, that in the last days mockers will come with their mocking, following after their own lusts,
that they were saying to you, "In the last time there will be mockers, following after their own ungodly lusts."