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"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.
for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,
All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness;
Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God;
And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.
"Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit,
And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect.
Jesus said to him, "I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.
but you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be My witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth."
Peter said to them, "Repent, and each of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins; and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, even to those who believe in His name,
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
He saved us, not on the basis of deeds which we have done in righteousness, but according to His mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewing by the Holy Spirit,
that if you confess with your mouth Jesus as Lord, and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved;
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.
Then God said, "Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness; and let them rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the sky and over the cattle and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth."
Trust in the LORD with all your heart And do not lean on your own understanding.
But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
'For I know the plans that I have for you,' declares the LORD, 'plans for welfare and not for calamity to give you a future and a hope.
And He gave some as apostles, and some as prophets, and some as evangelists, and some as pastors and teachers,
God created man in His own image, in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them.
They were continually devoting themselves to the apostles' teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.
"Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest.
If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
Jesus answered and said to him, "Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God."
"The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly.
Therefore, just as through one man sin entered into the world, and death through sin, and so death spread to all men, because all sinned--
And He said to them, "Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation.
"And there is salvation in no one else; for there is no other name under heaven that has been given among men by which we must be saved."
Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come.
"Do not let your heart be troubled; believe in God, believe also in Me.
There was the true Light which, coming into the world, enlightens every man.
And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, "All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth.
Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,
I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.
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.
Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.
Therefore there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.
On the third day there was a wedding in Cana of Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there;
When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place.
"I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me.
For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.
"A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another.
Now there was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews;
Be diligent to present yourself approved to God as a workman who does not need to be ashamed, accurately handling the word of truth.
"But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.
"I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Helper, that He may be with you forever;
Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also lay aside every encumbrance and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,
"God is spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth."
"Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign: Behold, a virgin will be with child and bear a son, and she will call His name Immanuel.
Have this attitude in yourselves which was also in Christ Jesus,
"Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God which He purchased with His own blood.
for "WHOEVER WILL CALL ON THE NAME OF THE LORD WILL BE SAVED."
"If you love Me, you will keep My commandments.
For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men who suppress the truth in unrighteousness,
The earth was formless and void, and darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was moving over the surface of the waters.
"THE SPIRIT OF THE LORD IS UPON ME, BECAUSE HE ANOINTED ME TO PREACH THE GOSPEL TO THE POOR. HE HAS SENT ME TO PROCLAIM RELEASE TO THE CAPTIVES, AND RECOVERY OF SIGHT TO THE BLIND, TO SET FREE THOSE WHO ARE OPPRESSED,
Jesus answered, "Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.
Therefore when the Lord knew that the Pharisees had heard that Jesus was making and baptizing more disciples than John
Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.
"Hear, O Israel! The LORD is our God, the LORD is one!
and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free."
For the word of God is living and active and sharper than any two-edged sword, and piercing as far as the division of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and able to judge the thoughts and intentions of the heart.
Therefore, confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another so that you may be healed The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much.
The next day he saw Jesus coming to him and said, "Behold, the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!
And you were dead in your trespasses and sins,
"But when He, the Spirit of truth, comes, He will guide you into all the truth; for He will not speak on His own initiative, but whatever He hears, He will speak; and He will disclose to you what is to come.
Every person is to be in subjection to the governing authorities For there is no authority except from God, and those which exist are established by God.
"I also say to you that you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build My church; and the gates of Hades will not overpower it.
"But when the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the angels with Him, then He will sit on His glorious throne.
And I will put enmity Between you and the woman, And between your seed and her seed; He shall bruise you on the head, And you shall bruise him on the heel."
All things came into being through Him, and apart from Him nothing came into being that has come into being.
Now these were more noble-minded than those in Thessalonica, for they received the word with great eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see whether these things were so.
"But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all that I said to you.
"You are of your father the devil, and you want to do the desires of your father He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth because there is no truth in him Whenever he speaks a lie, he speaks from his own nature, for he is a liar and the father of lies.
He came as a witness, to testify about the Light, so that all might believe through him.
For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men,
"Do not think that I came to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I did not come to abolish but to fulfill.
Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of His might.
And He said to him, " 'YOU SHALL LOVE THE LORD YOUR GOD WITH ALL YOUR HEART, AND WITH ALL YOUR SOUL, AND WITH ALL YOUR MIND.'
He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation.
"I am the vine, you are the branches; he who abides in Me and I in him, he bears much fruit, for apart from Me you can do nothing.
"Truly, truly, I say to you, he who hears My word, and believes Him who sent Me, has eternal life, and does not come into judgment, but has passed out of death into life.
"It will come about after this That I will pour out My Spirit on all mankind; And your sons and daughters will prophesy, Your old men will dream dreams, Your young men will see visions.
Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, dwell on these things.
And without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is and that He is a rewarder of those who seek Him.
looking for the blessed hope and the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Christ Jesus,
So faith comes from hearing, and hearing by the word of Christ.
He has told you, O man, what is good; And what does the LORD require of you But to do justice, to love kindness, And to walk humbly with your God?
And He made a scourge of cords, and drove them all out of the temple, with the sheep and the oxen; and He poured out the coins of the money changers and overturned their tables;
Now the serpent was more crafty than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said to the woman, "Indeed, has God said, 'You shall not eat from any tree of the garden'?"
Train up a child in the way he should go, Even when he is old he will not depart from it.
Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials,
And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit was giving them utterance.
"He who has believed and has been baptized shall be saved; but he who has disbelieved shall be condemned.
as it is written, "THERE IS NONE RIGHTEOUS, NOT EVEN ONE;
"Sanctify them in the truth; Your word is truth.
Then God said, "Let the earth sprout vegetation, plants yielding seed, and fruit trees on the earth bearing fruit after their kind with seed in them"; and it was so.
They said, "Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household."
But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all generously and without reproach, and it will be given to him.
Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life; he who believes in Me will live even if he dies,
So then, those who had received his word were baptized; and that day there were added about three thousand souls.
And after He had said these things, He was lifted up while they were looking on, and a cloud received Him out of their sight.
'You shall not lie with a male as one lies with a female; it is an abomination.
On the first day of the week, when we were gathered together to break bread, Paul began talking to them, intending to leave the next day, and he prolonged his message until midnight.
but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you, yet with gentleness and reverence;
"This is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent.
Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived; neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor homosexuals,
There came a woman of Samaria to draw water. Jesus said to her, "Give Me a drink."
Jesus said to them, "Truly, truly, I say to you, before Abraham was born, I am."
For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen, being understood through what has been made, so that they are without excuse.
Then the LORD God formed man of dust from the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living being.
But you are A CHOSEN RACE, A royal PRIESTHOOD, A HOLY NATION, A PEOPLE FOR God's OWN POSSESSION, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;
God, after He spoke long ago to the fathers in the prophets in many portions and in many ways,
The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me, Because the LORD has anointed me To bring good news to the afflicted; He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, To proclaim liberty to captives And freedom to prisoners;
"Now there was a rich man, and he habitually dressed in purple and fine linen, joyously living in splendor every day.
'Behold, I stand at the door and knock; if anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and will dine with him, and he with Me.
Now the LORD said to Abram, "Go forth from your country, And from your relatives And from your father's house, To the land which I will show you;
"Not everyone who says to Me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father who is in heaven will enter.
"The wind blows where it wishes and you hear the sound of it, but do not know where it comes from and where it is going; so is everyone who is born of the Spirit."
Yet those who wait for the LORD Will gain new strength; They will mount up with wings like eagles, They will run and not get tired, They will walk and not become weary.
The sick man answered Him, "Sir, I have no man to put me into the pool when the water is stirred up, but while I am coming, another steps down before me."
So Jesus was saying to those Jews who had believed Him, "If you continue in My word, then you are truly disciples of Mine;
"He who believes in Him is not judged; he who does not believe has been judged already, because he has not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.
Make sure that your character is free from the love of money, being content with what you have; for He Himself has said, "I WILL NEVER DESERT YOU, NOR WILL I EVER FORSAKE YOU,"
Then Jesus again spoke to them, saying, "I am the Light of the world; he who follows Me will not walk in the darkness, but will have the Light of life."
"Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal.
"I and the Father are one."
For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places.
so that you may know the exact truth about the things you have been taught.
"I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser.
And inasmuch as it is appointed for men to die once and after this comes judgment,
if you have tasted the kindness of the Lord.
for the sake of the truth which abides in us and will be with us forever:
"Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.
Then God said, "Let there be light"; and there was light.
Now in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city in Galilee called Nazareth,
this man came to Jesus by night and said to Him, "Rabbi, we know that You have come from God as a teacher; for no one can do these signs that You do unless God is with him."
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ,
When they heard it, they began to go out one by one, beginning with the older ones, and He was left alone, and the woman, where she was, in the center of the court.
"You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden;
Now the birth of Jesus Christ was as follows: when His mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child by the Holy Spirit.
God said to Moses, "I AM WHO I AM"; and He said, "Thus you shall say to the sons of Israel, 'I AM has sent me to you.'"
Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.
There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free man, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus.
Is anyone among you sick? Then he must call for the elders of the church and they are to pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord;
And a lawyer stood up and put Him to the test, saying, "Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?"
But we do not want you to be uninformed, brethren, about those who are asleep, so that you will not grieve as do the rest who have no hope.
Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow.
He made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, so that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.
"These things I have spoken to you, so that in Me you may have peace In the world you have tribulation, but take courage; I have overcome the world."
God blessed them; and God said to them, "Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it; and rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the sky and over every living thing that moves on the earth."
In Him, you also, after listening to the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation--having also believed, you were sealed in Him with the Holy Spirit of promise,
Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself up for her,
The Light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it.
The Lord is not slow about His promise, as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing for any to perish but for all to come to repentance.
He was not the Light, but he came to testify about the Light.
The angel answered and said to her, "The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; and for that reason the holy Child shall be called the Son of God.
Pure and undefiled religion in the sight of our God and Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their distress, and to keep oneself unstained by the world.
"He who believes in the Son has eternal life; but he who does not obey the Son will not see life, but the wrath of God abides on him."
Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as to the Lord.
"If your brother sins, go and show him his fault in private; if he listens to you, you have won your brother.
They also said, "Men of Galilee, why do you stand looking into the sky? This Jesus, who has been taken up from you into heaven, will come in just the same way as you have watched Him go into heaven."
"Therefore repent and return, so that your sins may be wiped away, in order that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord;
For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.
What use is it, my brethren, if someone says he has faith but he has no works? Can that faith save him?
"For God did not send the Son into the world to judge the world, but that the world might be saved through Him.
Or do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus have been baptized into His death?
"Pray, then, in this way: 'Our Father who is in heaven, Hallowed be Your name.
Older women likewise are to be reverent in their behavior, not malicious gossips nor enslaved to much wine, teaching what is good,
For this reason a man shall leave his father and his mother, and be joined to his wife; and they shall become one flesh.
Then the LORD God said, "It is not good for the man to be alone; I will make him a helper suitable for him."
What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin so that grace may increase?
And do not get drunk with wine, for that is dissipation, but be filled with the Spirit,
Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth; for the first heaven and the first earth passed away, and there is no longer any sea.
But He was pierced through for our transgressions, He was crushed for our iniquities; The chastening for our well-being fell upon Him, And by His scourging we are healed.
"But an hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth; for such people the Father seeks to be His worshipers.
Now in those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus, that a census be taken of all the inhabited earth.
For there is one God, and one mediator also between God and men, the man Christ Jesus,
Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.
"You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; it is these that testify about Me;
In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of His grace
"Do not marvel at this; for an hour is coming, in which all who are in the tombs will hear His voice,
but if we walk in the Light as He Himself is in the Light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus His Son cleanses us from all sin.
No one has seen God at any time; the only begotten God who is in the bosom of the Father, He has explained Him.
Therefore I, the prisoner of the Lord, implore you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called,
"Do not judge so that you will not be judged.
"But as for you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, Too little to be among the clans of Judah, From you One will go forth for Me to be ruler in Israel His goings forth are from long ago, From the days of eternity."
Your word is a lamp to my feet And a light to my path.
For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received, that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures,
"Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends.
They are from the world; therefore they speak as from the world, and the world listens to them.
But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not carry out the desire of the flesh.
However, you are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God dwells in you But if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he does not belong to Him.
So when it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and when the doors were shut where the disciples were, for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in their midst and said to them, "Peace be with you."
and saying, "Where is the promise of His coming? For ever since the fathers fell asleep, all continues just as it was from the beginning of creation."
"No one can come to Me unless the Father who sent Me draws him; and I will raise him up on the last day.
After these things there was a feast of the Jews, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.
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.
"As Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of Man be lifted up;
"Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the way is broad that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter through it.
"Therefore having overlooked the times of ignorance, God is now declaring to men that all people everywhere should repent,
Nicodemus said to Him, "How can a man be born when he is old? He cannot enter a second time into his mother's womb and be born, can he?"
Therefore if you have been raised up with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.
For those whom He foreknew, He also predestined to become conformed to the image of His Son, so that He would be the firstborn among many brethren;
But prove yourselves doers of the word, and not merely hearers who delude themselves.
So, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience;
not forsaking our own assembling together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another; and all the more as you see the day drawing near.
For Christ also died for sins once for all, the just for the unjust, so that He might bring us to God, having been put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit;
Now at this time while the disciples were increasing in number, a complaint arose on the part of the Hellenistic Jews against the native Hebrews, because their widows were being overlooked in the daily serving of food.
"Peace I leave with you; My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you Do not let your heart be troubled, nor let it be fearful.
"My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me;
"For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened.
and He Himself bore our sins in His body on the cross, so that we might die to sin and live to righteousness; for by His wounds you were healed.
Submit therefore to God Resist the devil and he will flee from you.
"But I tell you the truth, it is to your advantage that I go away; for if I do not go away, the Helper will not come to you; but if I go, I will send Him to you.
"I am the good shepherd; the good shepherd lays down His life for the sheep.
"The heart is more deceitful than all else And is desperately sick; Who can understand it?
For we do not have a high priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but One who has been tempted in all things as we are, yet without sin.
and both Jesus and His disciples were invited to the wedding.
"You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt has become tasteless, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled under foot by men.
And He is the radiance of His glory and the exact representation of His nature, and upholds all things by the word of His power When He had made purification of sins, He sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high,
Be of sober spirit, be on the alert Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.
In the same way the Spirit also helps our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we should, but the Spirit Himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words;
Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God.
"All that the Father gives Me will come to Me, and the one who comes to Me I will certainly not cast out.
Do not love the world nor the things in the world If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
For His disciples had gone away into the city to buy food.
"When the Helper comes, whom I will send to you from the Father, that is the Spirit of truth who proceeds from the Father, He will testify about Me,
See how great a love the Father has bestowed on us, that we would be called children of God; and such we are For this reason the world does not know us, because it did not know Him.
Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene came early to the tomb, while it was still dark, and saw the stone already taken away from the tomb.
Opening his mouth, Peter said: "I most certainly understand now that God is not one to show partiality,
And He was saying to them all, "If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross daily and follow Me.
Philip answered Him, "Two hundred denarii worth of bread is not sufficient for them, for everyone to receive a little."
It happened that when He went into the house of one of the leaders of the Pharisees on the Sabbath to eat bread, they were watching Him closely.
And He came to Nazareth, where He had been brought up; and as was His custom, He entered the synagogue on the Sabbath, and stood up to read.
For this reason I left you in Crete, that you would set in order what remains and appoint elders in every city as I directed you,
Therefore Jesus answered and was saying to them, "Truly, truly, I say to you, the Son can do nothing of Himself, unless it is something He sees the Father doing; for whatever the Father does, these things the Son also does in like manner.
Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, magi from the east arrived in Jerusalem, saying,
For you are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus.
Let the word of Christ richly dwell within you, with all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with thankfulness in your hearts to God.
But know this first of all, that no prophecy of Scripture is a matter of one's own interpretation,
"I do not ask on behalf of these alone, but for those also who believe in Me through their word;
All the persons who came from the loins of Jacob were seventy in number, but Joseph was already in Egypt.
"If it is disagreeable in your sight to serve the LORD, choose for yourselves today whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served which were beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living; but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD."
My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin And if anyone sins, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous;
Now on the last day, the great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried out, saying, "If anyone is thirsty, let him come to Me and drink.
Now the deeds of the flesh are evident, which are: immorality, impurity, sensuality,
Jesus answered and said to her, "If you knew the gift of God, and who it is who says to you, 'Give Me a drink,' you would have asked Him, and He would have given you living water."
It was for freedom that Christ set us free; therefore keep standing firm and do not be subject again to a yoke of slavery.
"How you have fallen from heaven, O star of the morning, son of the dawn! You have been cut down to the earth, You who have weakened the nations!
The brethren immediately sent Paul and Silas away by night to Berea, and when they arrived, they went into the synagogue of the Jews.
For I am convinced that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers,
For there are three that testify:
For all who are being led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God.
"Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.
The first account I composed, Theophilus, about all that Jesus began to do and teach,
Afterward Jesus found him in the temple and said to him, "Behold, you have become well; do not sin anymore, so that nothing worse happens to you."
Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.
What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who is against us?
For I am confident of this very thing, that He who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus.
Now before the Feast of the Passover, Jesus knowing that His hour had come that He would depart out of this world to the Father, having loved His own who were in the world, He loved them to the end.
for no prophecy was ever made by an act of human will, but men moved by the Holy Spirit spoke from God.
Therefore we have been buried with Him through baptism into death, so that as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, so we too might walk in newness of life.
And everyone was on his way to register for the census, each to his own city.
Did you suffer so many things in vain--if indeed it was in vain?
Now as they were traveling along, He entered a village; and a woman named Martha welcomed Him into her home.
So then, my beloved, just as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your salvation with fear and trembling;
In Him was life, and the life was the Light of men.
"And He, when He comes, will convict the world concerning sin and righteousness and judgment;
and you pay special attention to the one who is wearing the fine clothes, and say, "You sit here in a good place," and you say to the poor man, "You stand over there, or sit down by my footstool,"
Jesus answered and said to him, "If anyone loves Me, he will keep My word; and My Father will love him, and We will come to him and make Our abode with him.
If we say that we have no sin, we are deceiving ourselves and the truth is not in us.
"Beware of the false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly are ravenous wolves.
Love is patient, love is kind and is not jealous; love does not brag and is not arrogant,
"Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His great mercy has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
It happened that while Jesus was praying in a certain place, after He had finished, one of His disciples said to Him, "Lord, teach us to pray just as John also taught his disciples."
just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we would be holy and blameless before Him In love
Now He was telling them a parable to show that at all times they ought to pray and not to lose heart,
"In My Father's house are many dwelling places; if it were not so, I would have told you; for I go to prepare a place for you.
But when the fullness of the time came, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the Law,
Jesus answered them, "Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up."
and let us consider how to stimulate one another to love and good deeds,
Therefore if there is any encouragement in Christ, if there is any consolation of love, if there is any fellowship of the Spirit, if any affection and compassion,
Do not be bound together with unbelievers; for what partnership have righteousness and lawlessness, or what fellowship has light with darkness?
Solomon spoke to all Israel, to the commanders of thousands and of hundreds and to the judges and to every leader in all Israel, the heads of the fathers' households.
Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, this he will also reap.
Now large crowds were going along with Him; and He turned and said to them,
fixing our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.
"Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy.
So when they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, do you love Me more than these?" He said to Him, "Yes, Lord; You know that I love You " He said to him, "Tend My lambs."
Jesus said to them, "I am the bread of life; he who comes to Me will not hunger, and he who believes in Me will never thirst.
"For this reason I say to you, do not be worried about your life, as to what you will eat or what you will drink; nor for your body, as to what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing?
Surely our griefs He Himself bore, And our sorrows He carried; Yet we ourselves esteemed Him stricken, Smitten of God, and afflicted.
and He made from one man every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth, having determined their appointed times and the boundaries of their habitation,
"She will bear a Son; and you shall call His name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sins."
Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and that you are not your own?
And He put all things in subjection under His feet, and gave Him as head over all things to the church,
The Jews then said to Him, "What sign do You show us as your authority for doing these things?"
What was from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we have looked at and touched with our hands, concerning the Word of Life--
Now Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest,
For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory that is to be revealed to us.
But the man who was healed did not know who it was, for Jesus had slipped away while there was a crowd in that place.
For this reason God gave them over to degrading passions; for their women exchanged the natural function for that which is unnatural,
Now to Him who is able to do far more abundantly beyond all that we ask or think, according to the power that works within us,
For He rescued us from the domain of darkness, and transferred us to the kingdom of His beloved Son,
teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age."
May mercy and peace and love be multiplied to you.
In the year of King Uzziah's death I saw the Lord sitting on a throne, lofty and exalted, with the train of His robe filling the temple.
among whom you also are the called of Jesus Christ;
"Men of Israel, listen to these words: Jesus the Nazarene, a man attested to you by God with miracles and wonders and signs which God performed through Him in your midst, just as you yourselves know--
Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led around by the Spirit in the wilderness
Kenan, Mahalalel, Jared,
So Jesus said to them again, "Peace be with you; as the Father has sent Me, I also send you."
"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Some of His disciples then said to one another, "What is this thing He is telling us, 'A little while, and you will not see Me; and again a little while, and you will see Me'; and, 'because I go to the Father'?"
Now one of the Pharisees was requesting Him to dine with him, and He entered the Pharisee's house and reclined at the table.
Beloved, now we are children of God, and it has not appeared as yet what we will be We know that when He appears, we will be like Him, because we will see Him just as He is.
Then I saw a great white throne and Him who sat upon it, from whose presence earth and heaven fled away, and no place was found for them.
and saying, "The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel."
But he answered them, "He who made me well was the one who said to me, 'Pick up your pallet and walk.'"
and be subject to one another in the fear of Christ.
Inasmuch as many have undertaken to compile an account of the things accomplished among us,
Now after this the Lord appointed seventy others, and sent them in pairs ahead of Him to every city and place where He Himself was going to come.
When Jesus saw the crowds, He went up on the mountain; and after He sat down, His disciples came to Him.
'If there is a man who lies with a male as those who lie with a woman, both of them have committed a detestable act; they shall surely be put to death. Their bloodguiltiness is upon them.
But they had no child, because Elizabeth was barren, and they were both advanced in years.
and My people who are called by My name humble themselves and pray and seek My face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, will forgive their sin and will heal their land.
But realize this, that in the last days difficult times will come.
"No one can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to one and despise the other You cannot serve God and wealth.
No temptation has overtaken you but such as is common to man; and God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will provide the way of escape also, so that you will be able to endure it.
"For the Son of Man has come to seek and to save that which was lost."
But Jesus was saying, "Father, forgive them; for they do not know what they are doing " And they cast lots, dividing up His garments among themselves.
But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they came to the tomb bringing the spices which they had prepared.
Therefore, since we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession.
"You shall have no other gods before Me.
Judah was the father of Perez and Zerah by Tamar, Perez was the father of Hezron, and Hezron the father of Ram.
"You did not choose Me but I chose you, and appointed you that you would go and bear fruit, and that your fruit would remain, so that whatever you ask of the Father in My name He may give to you.
But Peter said, "Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit and to keep back some of the price of the land?
Now I make known to you, brethren, the gospel which I preached to you, which also you received, in which also you stand,
The heavens are telling of the glory of God; And their expanse is declaring the work of His hands.
"Beware of practicing your righteousness before men to be noticed by them; otherwise you have no reward with your Father who is in heaven.
and that from childhood you have known the sacred writings which are able to give you the wisdom that leads to salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.
Now after John had been taken into custody, Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the gospel of God,
Now when they heard this, they were pierced to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, "Brethren, what shall we do?"
He said to her, "Go, call your husband and come here."
"But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,
And my God will supply all your needs according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus.
And I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse, and He who sat on it is called Faithful and True, and in righteousness He judges and wages war.
"Truly, truly, I say to you, he who believes in Me, the works that I do, he will do also; and greater works than these he will do; because I go to the Father.
"In everything, therefore, treat people the same way you want them to treat you, for this is the Law and the Prophets.
"Behold, days are coming," declares the LORD, "when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah,
"Seventy weeks have been decreed for your people and your holy city, to finish the transgression, to make an end of sin, to make atonement for iniquity, to bring in everlasting righteousness, to seal up vision and prophecy and to anoint the most holy place.
You have condemned and put to death the righteous man; he does not resist you.
"For where two or three have gathered together in My name, I am there in their midst."
"These signs will accompany those who have believed: in My name they will cast out demons, they will speak with new tongues;
But He answered and said, "It is written, 'MAN SHALL NOT LIVE ON BREAD ALONE, BUT ON EVERY WORD THAT PROCEEDS OUT OF THE MOUTH OF GOD.'"
who, although He existed in the form of God, did not regard equality with God a thing to be grasped,
Brethren, even if anyone is caught in any trespass, you who are spiritual, restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness; each one looking to yourself, so that you too will not be tempted.
But He gives a greater grace Therefore it says, "GOD IS OPPOSED TO THE PROUD, BUT GIVES GRACE TO THE HUMBLE."
"But I say to you who hear, love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,
See to it that no one takes you captive through philosophy and empty deception, according to the tradition of men, according to the elementary principles of the world, rather than according to Christ.
The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.
"This gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all the nations, and then the end will come.
'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;
AND YOU SHALL LOVE THE LORD YOUR GOD WITH ALL YOUR HEART, AND WITH ALL YOUR SOUL, AND WITH ALL YOUR MIND, AND WITH ALL YOUR STRENGTH.'
"BEHOLD, THE VIRGIN SHALL BE WITH CHILD AND SHALL BEAR A SON, AND THEY SHALL CALL HIS NAME IMMANUEL," which translated means, "GOD WITH US."
For in Him all the fullness of Deity dwells in bodily form,
There came a man sent from God, whose name was John.
"This is the judgment, that the Light has come into the world, and men loved the darkness rather than the Light, for their deeds were evil.
He came to His own, and those who were His own did not receive Him.
Pursue peace with all men, and the sanctification without which no one will see the Lord.
For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first.
For whatever was written in earlier times was written for our instruction, so that through perseverance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.
But the Spirit explicitly says that in later times some will fall away from the faith, paying attention to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons,
"And he will make a firm covenant with the many for one week, but in the middle of the week he will put a stop to sacrifice and grain offering; and on the wing of abominations will come one who makes desolate, even until a complete destruction, one that is decreed, is poured out on the one who makes desolate."
You adulteresses, do you not know that friendship with the world is hostility toward God? Therefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God.
But now apart from the Law the righteousness of God has been manifested, being witnessed by the Law and the Prophets,
"By this all men will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another."
"Give, and it will be given to you. They will pour into your lap a good measure--pressed down, shaken together, and running over. For by your standard of measure it will be measured to you in return."
"This is My commandment, that you love one another, just as I have loved you.
If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but do not have love, I have become a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal.
And the whole multitude of the people were in prayer outside at the hour of the incense offering.
The one who does not love does not know God, for God is love.
So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints, and are of God's household,
Gathering them together, He commanded them not to leave Jerusalem, but to wait for what the Father had promised, "Which," He said, "you heard of from Me;
Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice!
There is an appointed time for everything. And there is a time for every event under heaven--
For the word of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.
and I give eternal life to them, and they will never perish; and no one will snatch them out of My hand.
I am amazed that you are so quickly deserting Him who called you by the grace of Christ, for a different gospel;
But He said to him, "Man, who appointed Me a judge or arbitrator over you?"
"You know of Jesus of Nazareth, how God anointed Him with the Holy Spirit and with power, and how He went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with Him.
"Then He will also say to those on His left, 'Depart from Me, accursed ones, into the eternal fire which has been prepared for the devil and his angels;
This you know, my beloved brethren But everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger;
and He Himself is the propitiation for our sins; and not for ours only, but also for those of the whole world.
Now it happened that while he was performing his priestly service before God in the appointed order of his division,
Now there were at Antioch, in the church that was there, prophets and teachers: Barnabas, and Simeon who was called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and Manaen who had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.
And when He had taken some bread and given thanks, He broke it and gave it to them, saying, "This is My body which is given for you; do this in remembrance of Me."
He is also head of the body, the church; and He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, so that He Himself will come to have first place in everything.
seeing that His divine power has granted to us everything pertaining to life and godliness, through the true knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and excellence.
Let no one say when he is tempted, "I am being tempted by God"; for God cannot be tempted by evil, and He Himself does not tempt anyone.
Now there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan also came among them.
But an angel of the Lord spoke to Philip saying, "Get up and go south to the road that descends from Jerusalem to Gaza." (This is a desert road.)
To Timothy, my beloved son: Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.
Blessed is a man who perseveres under trial; for once he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him.
But Peter and the apostles answered, "We must obey God rather than men.
Therefore there was born even of one man, and him as good as dead at that, as many descendants AS THE STARS OF HEAVEN IN NUMBER, AND INNUMERABLE AS THE SAND WHICH IS BY THE SEASHORE.
For even as the body is one and yet has many members, and all the members of the body, though they are many, are one body, so also is Christ.
For God has not given us a spirit of timidity, but of power and love and discipline.
And He also told this parable to some people who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and viewed others with contempt:
When the wine ran out, the mother of Jesus said to Him, "They have no wine."
For while we were still helpless, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly.
"For it is just like a man about to go on a journey, who called his own slaves and entrusted his possessions to them.
For all of us have become like one who is unclean, And all our righteous deeds are like a filthy garment; And all of us wither like a leaf, And our iniquities, like the wind, take us away.
"But for the cowardly and unbelieving and abominable and murderers and immoral persons and sorcerers and idolaters and all liars, their part will be in the lake that burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death."
that they may all be one; even as You, Father, are in Me and I in You, that they also may be in Us, so that the world may believe that You sent Me.
Ram was the father of Amminadab, Amminadab the father of Nahshon, and Nahshon the father of Salmon.
Now it happened that while the crowd was pressing around Him and listening to the word of God, He was standing by the lake of Gennesaret;
You believe that God is one You do well; the demons also believe, and shudder.
But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will also be false teachers among you, who will secretly introduce destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing swift destruction upon themselves.
Is anyone among you suffering? Then he must pray Is anyone cheerful? He is to sing praises.
The record of the genealogy of Jesus the Messiah, the son of David, the son of Abraham:
And the congregation of those who believed were of one heart and soul; and not one of them claimed that anything belonging to him was his own, but all things were common property to them.
How blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked, Nor stand in the path of sinners, Nor sit in the seat of scoffers!
The woman said to Him, "Sir, I perceive that You are a prophet.
"I tell you, no, but unless you repent, you will all likewise perish.
for an angel of the Lord went down at certain seasons into the pool and stirred up the water; whoever then first, after the stirring up of the water, stepped in was made well from whatever disease with which he was afflicted.]
Therefore He is able also to save forever those who draw near to God through Him, since He always lives to make intercession for them.
Zacharias was troubled when he saw the angel, and fear gripped him.
So when they had come together, they were asking Him, saying, "Lord, is it at this time You are restoring the kingdom to Israel?"
"For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many."
God saw all that He had made, and behold, it was very good. And there was evening and there was morning, the sixth day.
"Therefore let all the house of Israel know for certain that God has made Him both Lord and Christ--this Jesus whom you crucified."
"If anyone comes to Me, and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be My disciple.
Jesus said to him, "Have I been so long with you, and yet you have not come to know Me, Philip? He who has seen Me has seen the Father; how can you say, 'Show us the Father'?
The scribes and the Pharisees were watching Him closely to see if He healed on the Sabbath, so that they might find reason to accuse Him.
"If you abide in Me, and My words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.
"That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.
And He was teaching in one of the synagogues on the Sabbath.
Jesus answered, "The foremost is, 'HEAR, O ISRAEL! THE LORD OUR GOD IS ONE LORD;
For that man ought not to expect that he will receive anything from the Lord,
All of us like sheep have gone astray, Each of us has turned to his own way; But the LORD has caused the iniquity of us all To fall on Him.
For through the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think more highly of himself than he ought to think; but to think so as to have sound judgment, as God has allotted to each a measure of faith.
Now He said to them, "These are My words which I spoke to you while I was still with you, that all things which are written about Me in the Law of Moses and the Prophets and the Psalms must be fulfilled."
But a man named Ananias, with his wife Sapphira, sold a piece of property,
[Now after He had risen early on the first day of the week, He first appeared to Mary Magdalene, from whom He had cast out seven demons.
"Therefore you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.
Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
'You shall not take vengeance, nor bear any grudge against the sons of your people, but you shall love your neighbor as yourself; I am the LORD.
Now after the Sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to look at the grave.
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.
Jesus answered, "My kingdom is not of this world. If My kingdom were of this world, then My servants would be fighting so that I would not be handed over to the Jews; but as it is, My kingdom is not of this realm."
Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than yourselves;
For our citizenship is in heaven, from which also we eagerly wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ;
When the Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, bought spices, so that they might come and anoint Him.
Let not many of you become teachers, my brethren, knowing that as such we will incur a stricter judgment.
for in Him we live and move and exist, as even some of your own poets have said, 'For we also are His children.'
for you have had five husbands, and the one whom you now have is not your husband; this you have said truly."
Therefore when Jesus had received the sour wine, He said, "It is finished!" And He bowed His head and gave up His spirit.
For in this way in former times the holy women also, who hoped in God, used to adorn themselves, being submissive to their own husbands;
To the woman He said, "I will greatly multiply Your pain in childbirth, In pain you will bring forth children; Yet your desire will be for your husband, And he will rule over you."
casting all your anxiety on Him, because He cares for you.
One of His disciples, Andrew, Simon Peter's brother, said to Him,
This is the message we have heard from Him and announce to you, that God is Light, and in Him there is no darkness at all.
For the sun rises with a scorching wind and withers the grass; and its flower falls off and the beauty of its appearance is destroyed; so too the rich man in the midst of his pursuits will fade away.
As each one has received a special gift, employ it in serving one another as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.
My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge Because you have rejected knowledge, I also will reject you from being My priest Since you have forgotten the law of your God, I also will forget your children.
And behold, two of them were going that very day to a village named Emmaus, which was about seven miles from Jerusalem.
First of all, then, I urge that entreaties and prayers, petitions and thanksgivings, be made on behalf of all men,
"Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, so that there may be food in My house, and test Me now in this," says the LORD of hosts, "if I will not open for you the windows of heaven and pour out for you a blessing until it overflows.
"Do not think that I came to bring peace on the earth; I did not come to bring peace, but a sword.
Christ redeemed us from the curse of the Law, having become a curse for us--for it is written, "CURSED IS EVERYONE WHO HANGS ON A TREE"--
He was in the beginning with God.
"You have heard that it was said, 'YOU SHALL NOT COMMIT ADULTERY';
For our exhortation does not come from error or impurity or by way of deceit;
Therefore, since the children share in flesh and blood, He Himself likewise also partook of the same, that through death He might render powerless him who had the power of death, that is, the devil,
"The King will answer and say to them, 'Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did it to one of these brothers of Mine, even the least of them, you did it to Me.'
"For My thoughts are not your thoughts, Nor are your ways My ways," declares the LORD.
The young men got up and covered him up, and after carrying him out, they buried him.
And He has said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness " Most gladly, therefore, I will rather boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me.
according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, by the sanctifying work of the Spirit, to obey Jesus Christ and be sprinkled with His blood: May grace and peace be yours in the fullest measure.
I testify to everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of this book: if anyone adds to them, God will add to him the plagues which are written in this book;
concerning His Son, who was born of a descendant of David according to the flesh,
And I will bless those who bless you, And the one who curses you I will curse And in you all the families of the earth will be blessed."
One of the scribes came and heard them arguing, and recognizing that He had answered them well, asked Him, "What commandment is the foremost of all?"
which has come to you, just as in all the world also it is constantly bearing fruit and increasing, even as it has been doing in you also since the day you heard of it and understood the grace of God in truth;
"It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh profits nothing; the words that I have spoken to you are spirit and are life.
"Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be prolonged in the land which the LORD your God gives you.
For You formed my inward parts; You wove me in my mother's womb.
and in your knowledge, self-control, and in your self-control, perseverance, and in your perseverance, godliness,
"Therefore everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them, may be compared to a wise man who built his house on the rock.
The Spirit Himself testifies with our spirit that we are children of God,
"You shall not murder.
We know love by this, that He laid down His life for us; and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.
As He passed by, He saw a man blind from birth.
And He said to him, "Truly I say to you, today you shall be with Me in Paradise."
Now I say this, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; nor does the perishable inherit the imperishable.
"Listen to me, you who pursue righteousness, Who seek the LORD: Look to the rock from which you were hewn And to the quarry from which you were dug.
being justified as a gift by His grace through the redemption which is in Christ Jesus;
For I received from the Lord that which I also delivered to you, that the Lord Jesus in the night in which He was betrayed took bread;
but whoever drinks of the water that I will give him shall never thirst; but the water that I will give him will become in him a well of water springing up to eternal life."
Then God said, "Behold, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the surface of all the earth, and every tree which has fruit yielding seed; it shall be food for you;
"I kept looking in the night visions, And behold, with the clouds of heaven One like a Son of Man was coming, And He came up to the Ancient of Days And was presented before Him.
Paul, a bond-servant of Christ Jesus, called as an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God,
After these things I looked, and behold, a great multitude which no one could count, from every nation and all tribes and peoples and tongues, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, and palm branches were in their hands;
"Truly, truly, I say to you, he who does not enter by the door into the fold of the sheep, but climbs up some other way, he is a thief and a robber.
A fire consumes before them And behind them a flame burns The land is like the garden of Eden before them But a desolate wilderness behind them, And nothing at all escapes them.
"Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous! Do not tremble or be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go."
Marriage is to be held in honor among all, and the marriage bed is to be undefiled; for fornicators and adulterers God will judge.
"Come now, and let us reason together," Says the LORD, "Though your sins are as scarlet, They will be as white as snow; Though they are red like crimson, They will be like wool.
It is a trustworthy statement: if any man aspires to the office of overseer, it is a fine work he desires to do.
"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.
It happened that while Apollos was at Corinth, Paul passed through the upper country and came to Ephesus, and found some disciples.