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We have to pay for our drinking water, Our wood comes to us at a price.
And a woman who had a hemorrhage for twelve years, and could not be healed by anyone,
"What is this coming up from the wilderness Like columns of smoke, Perfumed with myrrh and frankincense, With all scented powders of the merchant?
Now it came about after these things that Naboth the Jezreelite had a vineyard which was in Jezreel beside the palace of Ahab king of Samaria.
"You shall answer and say before the LORD your God, 'My father was a wandering Aramean, and he went down to Egypt and sojourned there, few in number; but there he became a great, mighty and populous nation.
She has sent out her maidens, she calls From the tops of the heights of the city:
'If a man lies with a woman so that there is a seminal emission, they shall both bathe in water and be unclean until evening.
So David hid in the field; and when the new moon came, the king sat down to eat food.
For they themselves report about us what kind of a reception we had with you, and how you turned to God from idols to serve a living and true God,
Agrippa said to Paul, "You are permitted to speak for yourself." Then Paul stretched out his hand and proceeded to make his defense:
but hospitable, loving what is good, sensible, just, devout, self-controlled,
Then Joseph could not control himself before all those who stood by him, and he cried, "Have everyone go out from me." So there was no man with him when Joseph made himself known to his brothers.
But Jesus said, "Let her alone; why do you bother her? She has done a good deed to Me.
"But it happened that as I was on my way, approaching Damascus about noontime, a very bright light suddenly flashed from heaven all around me,
When they had crossed over they came to land at Gennesaret, and moored to the shore.
"Next he shall slaughter the male lamb in the place where they slaughter the sin offering and the burnt offering, at the place of the sanctuary--for the guilt offering, like the sin offering, belongs to the priest; it is most holy.
Jesus answered them, "I showed you many good works from the Father; for which of them are you stoning Me?"
"While I was with you daily in the temple, you did not lay hands on Me; but this hour and the power of darkness are yours."
"You shall make no covenant with them or with their gods.
"But you shall serve the LORD your God, and He will bless your bread and your water; and I will remove sickness from your midst.
And Adonijah was afraid of Solomon, and he arose, went and took hold of the horns of the altar.
When His own people heard of this, they went out to take custody of Him; for they were saying, "He has lost His senses."
"He will revive us after two days; He will raise us up on the third day, That we may live before Him.
"Then the iron, the clay, the bronze, the silver and the gold were crushed all at the same time and became like chaff from the summer threshing floors; and the wind carried them away so that not a trace of them was found But the stone that struck the statue became a great mountain and filled the whole earth.
Then He poured water into the basin, and began to wash the disciples' feet and to wipe them with the towel with which He was girded.
Jesus answered them, "I told you, and you do not believe; the works that I do in My Father's name, these testify of Me.
The angel said to the women, "Do not be afraid; for I know that you are looking for Jesus who has been crucified.
They will not remain in the LORD'S land, But Ephraim will return to Egypt, And in Assyria they will eat unclean food.
"Come, eat of my food And drink of the wine I have mixed.
What then is Apollos? And what is Paul? Servants through whom you believed, even as the Lord gave opportunity to each one.
"If, then, I am a wrongdoer and have committed anything worthy of death, I do not refuse to die; but if none of those things is true of which these men accuse me, no one can hand me over to them. I appeal to Caesar."
He was twenty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned twenty-nine years in Jerusalem; and his mother's name was Abi the daughter of Zechariah.
The sons of Israel went up and wept before the LORD until evening, and inquired of the LORD, saying, "Shall we again draw near for battle against the sons of my brother Benjamin?" And the LORD said, "Go up against him."
And He was teaching daily in the temple; but the chief priests and the scribes and the leading men among the people were trying to destroy Him,
Moses and Aaron went into the tent of meeting. When they came out and blessed the people, the glory of the LORD appeared to all the people.
Then everyone who trembled at the words of the God of Israel on account of the unfaithfulness of the exiles gathered to me, and I sat appalled until the evening offering.
When they have finished their testimony, the beast that comes up out of the abyss will make war with them, and overcome them and kill them.
It is eleven days' journey from Horeb by the way of Mount Seir to Kadesh-barnea.
The LORD said to him, "Go, return on your way to the wilderness of Damascus, and when you have arrived, you shall anoint Hazael king over Aram;
Pilate summoned the chief priests and the rulers and the people,
The wicked will return to Sheol, Even all the nations who forget God.
"But he said, 'No; for while you are gathering up the tares, you may uproot the wheat with them.
even though these three men, Noah, Daniel and Job were in its midst, by their own righteousness they could only deliver themselves," declares the Lord GOD.
Whether it was two days or a month or a year that the cloud lingered over the tabernacle, staying above it, the sons of Israel remained camped and did not set out; but when it was lifted, they did set out.
Now these things, brethren, I have figuratively applied to myself and Apollos for your sakes, so that in us you may learn not to exceed what is written, so that no one of you will become arrogant in behalf of one against the other.
And they began calling Barnabas, Zeus, and Paul, Hermes, because he was the chief speaker.
they also acted craftily and set out as envoys, and took worn-out sacks on their donkeys, and wineskins worn-out and torn and mended,
"I speak the things which I have seen with My Father; therefore you also do the things which you heard from your father."
After Paul had been summoned, Tertullus began to accuse him, saying to the governor, "Since we have through you attained much peace, and since by your providence reforms are being carried out for this nation,
who alone possesses immortality and dwells in unapproachable light, whom no man has seen or can see To Him be honor and eternal dominion! Amen.
I will stand on my guard post And station myself on the rampart; And I will keep watch to see what He will speak to me, And how I may reply when I am reproved.
"I kept looking, and that horn was waging war with the saints and overpowering them
"So when the tabernacle is to set out, the Levites shall take it down; and when the tabernacle encamps, the Levites shall set it up But the layman who comes near shall be put to death.
But turning around and seeing His disciples, He rebuked Peter and said, "Get behind Me, Satan; for you are not setting your mind on God's interests, but man's."
They divide my garments among them, And for my clothing they cast lots.
"Judah, your brothers shall praise you; Your hand shall be on the neck of your enemies; Your father's sons shall bow down to you.
but when this son of yours came, who has devoured your wealth with prostitutes, you killed the fattened calf for him.'
'Then he shall offer from it all its fat: the fat tail and the fat that covers the entrails,
but if anyone suffers as a Christian, he is not to be ashamed, but is to glorify God in this name.
For Haman the son of Hammedatha, the Agagite, the adversary of all the Jews, had schemed against the Jews to destroy them and had cast Pur, that is the lot, to disturb them and destroy them.
these then came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida of Galilee, and began to ask him, saying, "Sir, we wish to see Jesus."
"Three times in a year all your males shall appear before the LORD your God in the place which He chooses, at the Feast of Unleavened Bread and at the Feast of Weeks and at the Feast of Booths, and they shall not appear before the LORD empty-handed.
for our gospel did not come to you in word only, but also in power and in the Holy Spirit and with full conviction; just as you know what kind of men we proved to be among you for your sake.
"I searched for a man among them who would build up the wall and stand in the gap before Me for the land, so that I would not destroy it; but I found no one.
And Jesus answered and said to them, "It is not those who are well who need a physician, but those who are sick.
When Jesus came to the place, He looked up and said to him, "Zaccheus, hurry and come down, for today I must stay at your house."
So when the chief priests and the officers saw Him, they cried out saying, "Crucify, crucify!" Pilate said to them, "Take Him yourselves and crucify Him, for I find no guilt in Him."
To grant us that we, being rescued from the hand of our enemies, Might serve Him without fear,
From His mouth comes a sharp sword, so that with it He may strike down the nations, and He will rule them with a rod of iron; and He treads the wine press of the fierce wrath of God, the Almighty.
"The patriarchs became jealous of Joseph and sold him into Egypt. Yet God was with him,
As an example, brethren, of suffering and patience, take the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord.
"You continued looking until a stone was cut out without hands, and it struck the statue on its feet of iron and clay and crushed them.
But now that you have come to know God, or rather to be known by God, how is it that you turn back again to the weak and worthless elemental things, to which you desire to be enslaved all over again?
"And how is it that we each hear them in our own language to which we were born?
You therefore, beloved, knowing this beforehand, be on your guard so that you are not carried away by the error of unprincipled men and fall from your own steadfastness,
Now when the Pharisee who had invited Him saw this, he said to himself, "If this man were a prophet He would know who and what sort of person this woman is who is touching Him, that she is a sinner."
"Would, therefore, that this people were under my authority! Then I would remove Abimelech." And he said to Abimelech, "Increase your army and come out."
John answered and said, "A man can receive nothing unless it has been given him from heaven.
Now this He said, signifying by what kind of death he would glorify God And when He had spoken this, He said to him, "Follow Me!"
his offering was one silver dish whose weight was one hundred and thirty shekels, one silver bowl of seventy shekels, according to the shekel of the sanctuary, both of them full of fine flour mixed with oil for a grain offering;
they now placed the portions of fat on the breasts; and he offered them up in smoke on the altar.
If I have to boast, I will boast of what pertains to my weakness.
"For thus says the LORD of hosts, 'Once more in a little while, I am going to shake the heavens and the earth, the sea also and the dry land.
But no one can tame the tongue; it is a restless evil and full of deadly poison.
In pointing out these things to the brethren, you will be a good servant of Christ Jesus, constantly nourished on the words of the faith and of the sound doctrine which you have been following.
the men of Ramah and Geba, 621;
not returning evil for evil or insult for insult, but giving a blessing instead; for you were called for the very purpose that you might inherit a blessing.
There is a way which seems right to a man, But its end is the way of death.
In the same way then, there has also come to be at the present time a remnant according to God's gracious choice.
I gave My back to those who strike Me, And My cheeks to those who pluck out the beard; I did not cover My face from humiliation and spitting.
"Then they will go forth and look On the corpses of the men Who have transgressed against Me For their worm will not die And their fire will not be quenched; And they will be an abhorrence to all mankind."
But Martha was distracted with all her preparations; and she came up to Him and said, "Lord, do You not care that my sister has left me to do all the serving alone? Then tell her to help me."
"Yet I will leave 7,000 in Israel, all the knees that have not bowed to Baal and every mouth that has not kissed him."
"Declare and set forth your case; Indeed, let them consult together Who has announced this from of old? Who has long since declared it? Is it not I, the LORD? And there is no other God besides Me, A righteous God and a Savior; There is none except Me.
By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and observe His commandments.
In the seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month, the ark rested upon the mountains of Ararat.
I say this to your shame Is it so, that there is not among you one wise man who will be able to decide between his brethren,
"For the tithe of the sons of Israel, which they offer as an offering to the LORD, I have given to the Levites for an inheritance; therefore I have said concerning them, 'They shall have no inheritance among the sons of Israel.'"
"On the fourteenth day of this month, at twilight, you shall observe it at its appointed time; you shall observe it according to all its statutes and according to all its ordinances."
men fainting from fear and the expectation of the things which are coming upon the world; for the powers of the heavens will be shaken.
But God said to Abraham, "Do not be distressed because of the lad and your maid; whatever Sarah tells you, listen to her, for through Isaac your descendants shall be named.
It is a terrifying thing to fall into the hands of the living God.
They answered Him, "Jesus the Nazarene." He said to them, "I am He." And Judas also, who was betraying Him, was standing with them.
Those who had seized Jesus led Him away to Caiaphas, the high priest, where the scribes and the elders were gathered together.
Now in the ninth year of his reign, on the tenth day of the tenth month, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came, he and all his army, against Jerusalem, camped against it and built a siege wall all around it.
"He will show no regard for the gods of his fathers or for the desire of women, nor will he show regard for any other god; for he will magnify himself above them all.
And He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up toward heaven, He blessed the food and broke the loaves and He kept giving them to the disciples to set before them; and He divided up the two fish among them all.
and in their greed they will exploit you with false words; their judgment from long ago is not idle, and their destruction is not asleep.
Now it came about in the thirtieth year, on the fifth day of the fourth month, while I was by the river Chebar among the exiles, the heavens were opened and I saw visions of God.
Therefore, beloved, since you look for these things, be diligent to be found by Him in peace, spotless and blameless,
"While I am in the world, I am the Light of the world."
Then the word of the LORD came to me saying,
'I fast twice a week; I pay tithes of all that I get.'
'Surely you shall not come into the land in which I swore to settle you, except Caleb the son of Jephunneh and Joshua the son of Nun.
No longer drink water exclusively, but use a little wine for the sake of your stomach and your frequent ailments.
But because of immoralities, each man is to have his own wife, and each woman is to have her own husband.
In those days there was no king in Israel; every man did what was right in his own eyes.
"Others fell on the rocky places, where they did not have much soil; and immediately they sprang up, because they had no depth of soil.
He exercises all the authority of the first beast in his presence And he makes the earth and those who dwell in it to worship the first beast, whose fatal wound was healed.
'I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will make myself like the Most High.'
Oh give thanks to the LORD, call upon His name; Make known His deeds among the peoples.
"None of the daughters of Israel shall be a cult prostitute, nor shall any of the sons of Israel be a cult prostitute.
Now in the eighteenth year of King Josiah, the king sent Shaphan, the son of Azaliah the son of Meshullam the scribe, to the house of the LORD saying,
"Now therefore, kill every male among the little ones, and kill every woman who has known man intimately.
"For he who is not against us is for us.
Another angel came and stood at the altar, holding a golden censer; and much incense was given to him, so that he might add it to the prayers of all the saints on the golden altar which was before the throne.
'The priest shall offer up the fat in smoke on the altar, but the breast shall belong to Aaron and his sons.
and he said with a loud voice, "Fear God, and give Him glory, because the hour of His judgment has come; worship Him who made the heaven and the earth and sea and springs of waters."
'Now in case a countryman of yours becomes poor and his means with regard to you falter, then you are to sustain him, like a stranger or a sojourner, that he may live with you.
Or do you think that the Scripture speaks to no purpose: "He jealously desires the Spirit which He has made to dwell in us"?
"But that the dead are raised, even Moses showed, in the passage about the burning bush, where he calls the Lord THE GOD OF ABRAHAM, AND THE GOD OF ISAAC, AND THE GOD OF JACOB.
For the sons of Israel will remain for many days without king or prince, without sacrifice or sacred pillar and without ephod or household idols.
But if you are without discipline, of which all have become partakers, then you are illegitimate children and not sons.
And Pilate pronounced sentence that their demand be granted.
Then the devil took Him into the holy city and had Him stand on the pinnacle of the temple,
And I saw another angel ascending from the rising of the sun, having the seal of the living God; and he cried out with a loud voice to the four angels to whom it was granted to harm the earth and the sea,
Do not fear, O land, rejoice and be glad, For the LORD has done great things.
She continued doing this for many days. But Paul was greatly annoyed, and turned and said to the spirit, "I command you in the name of Jesus Christ to come out of her!" And it came out at that very moment.
but brother goes to law with brother, and that before unbelievers?
"Utterly slay old men, young men, maidens, little children, and women, but do not touch any man on whom is the mark; and you shall start from My sanctuary." So they started with the elders who were before the temple.
who devour widows' houses, and for appearance's sake offer long prayers. These will receive greater condemnation."
The border reached to Tabor and Shahazumah and Beth-shemesh, and their border ended at the Jordan; sixteen cities with their villages.
and their talk will spread like gangrene. Among them are Hymenaeus and Philetus,
Then Rezin king of Aram and Pekah son of Remaliah, king of Israel, came up to Jerusalem to wage war; and they besieged Ahaz, but could not overcome him.
"Those beside the road are those who have heard; then the devil comes and takes away the word from their heart, so that they will not believe and be saved.
Thus says the LORD, "Do not learn the way of the nations, And do not be terrified by the signs of the heavens Although the nations are terrified by them;
So Jacob named the place Peniel, for he said, "I have seen God face to face, yet my life has been preserved."
Then Moses came and recounted to the people all the words of the LORD and all the ordinances; and all the people answered with one voice and said, "All the words which the LORD has spoken we will do!"
Tell your sons about it, And let your sons tell their sons, And their sons the next generation.
"For each tree is known by its own fruit. For men do not gather figs from thorns, nor do they pick grapes from a briar bush.
Therefore we also have as our ambition, whether at home or absent, to be pleasing to Him.
["Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you devour widows' houses, and for a pretense you make long prayers; therefore you will receive greater condemnation.]
'And you, O slain, wicked one, the prince of Israel, whose day has come, in the time of the punishment of the end,'
and He who searches the hearts knows what the mind of the Spirit is, because He intercedes for the saints according to the will of God.
But Joshua made them that day hewers of wood and drawers of water for the congregation and for the altar of the LORD, to this day, in the place which He would choose.
and the pig, for though it divides the hoof, thus making a split hoof, it does not chew cud, it is unclean to you.
"And in the morning, 'There will be a storm today, for the sky is red and threatening.' Do you know how to discern the appearance of the sky, but cannot discern the signs of the times?
your corpses will fall in this wilderness, even all your numbered men, according to your complete number from twenty years old and upward, who have grumbled against Me.
seeking to know what person or time the Spirit of Christ within them was indicating as He predicted the sufferings of Christ and the glories to follow.
Now Nadab the son of Jeroboam became king over Israel in the second year of Asa king of Judah, and he reigned over Israel two years.
Now the LORD said to Moses, "Come up to Me on the mountain and remain there, and I will give you the stone tablets with the law and the commandment which I have written for their instruction."
'For I will restore you to health And I will heal you of your wounds,' declares the LORD, 'Because they have called you an outcast, saying: "It is Zion; no one cares for her."'
But I did not see any other of the apostles except James, the Lord's brother.
Of the sons of Issachar, men who understood the times, with knowledge of what Israel should do, their chiefs were two hundred; and all their kinsmen were at their command.
"Moreover you shall make the tabernacle with ten curtains of fine twisted linen and blue and purple and scarlet material; you shall make them with cherubim, the work of a skillful workman.
This became known to all, both Jews and Greeks, who lived in Ephesus; and fear fell upon them all and the name of the Lord Jesus was being magnified.
For Jesus Himself testified that a prophet has no honor in his own country.
Now he made the sea of cast metal ten cubits from brim to brim, circular in form, and its height was five cubits, and thirty cubits in circumference.
"All the nations will be gathered before Him; and He will separate them from one another, as the shepherd separates the sheep from the goats;
And coming to us, he took Paul's belt and bound his own feet and hands, and said, "This is what the Holy Spirit says: 'In this way the Jews at Jerusalem will bind the man who owns this belt and deliver him into the hands of the Gentiles.'"
Then the glory of the God of Israel went up from the cherub on which it had been, to the threshold of the temple. And He called to the man clothed in linen at whose loins was the writing case.
"In regard to all the things of which I am accused by the Jews, I consider myself fortunate, King Agrippa, that I am about to make my defense before you today;
Those who love Your law have great peace, And nothing causes them to stumble.
'You shall not steal, nor deal falsely, nor lie to one another.
Therefore they picked up stones to throw at Him, but Jesus hid Himself and went out of the temple.
Then they brought Him to the place Golgotha, which is translated, Place of a Skull.
They were saying, "Is not this Jesus, the son of Joseph, whose father and mother we know? How does He now say, 'I have come down out of heaven'?"
from the blood of Abel to the blood of Zechariah, who was killed between the altar and the house of God; yes, I tell you, it shall be charged against this generation.'
For He is our God, And we are the people of His pasture and the sheep of His hand Today, if you would hear His voice,
Who has measured the waters in the hollow of His hand, And marked off the heavens by the span, And calculated the dust of the earth by the measure, And weighed the mountains in a balance And the hills in a pair of scales?
so that in the ages to come He might show the surpassing riches of His grace in kindness toward us in Christ Jesus.
and they will level you to the ground and your children within you, and they will not leave in you one stone upon another, because you did not recognize the time of your visitation."
"It is like a mustard seed, which, when sown upon the soil, though it is smaller than all the seeds that are upon the soil,
Then his wife said to him, "Do you still hold fast your integrity? Curse God and die!"
The son of Anah was Dishon. And the sons of Dishon were Hamran, Eshban, Ithran and Cheran.
So Moses listened to his father-in-law and did all that he had said.
"But My servant Caleb, because he has had a different spirit and has followed Me fully, I will bring into the land which he entered, and his descendants shall take possession of it.
He who separates himself seeks his own desire, He quarrels against all sound wisdom.
"Trust in the LORD forever, For in GOD the LORD, we have an everlasting Rock.
"Then comes the tribe of Zebulun, and the leader of the sons of Zebulun: Eliab the son of Helon,
'You are also to count off seven sabbaths of years for yourself, seven times seven years, so that you have the time of the seven sabbaths of years, namely, forty-nine years.
If we endure, we will also reign with Him; If we deny Him, He also will deny us;
Do not be eager in your heart to be angry, For anger resides in the bosom of fools.
"THIS IS THE COVENANT THAT I WILL MAKE WITH THEM AFTER THOSE DAYS, SAYS THE LORD: I WILL PUT MY LAWS UPON THEIR HEART, AND ON THEIR MIND I WILL WRITE THEM," He then says,
Now Abraham took another wife, whose name was Keturah.
Do not be deceived, my beloved brethren.
Then Cain went out from the presence of the LORD, and settled in the land of Nod, east of Eden.
But He said to him, "Allow the dead to bury their own dead; but as for you, go and proclaim everywhere the kingdom of God."
Then a champion came out from the armies of the Philistines named Goliath, from Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span.
In that day Israel will be the third party with Egypt and Assyria, a blessing in the midst of the earth,
The one who says he is in the Light and yet hates his brother is in the darkness until now.
The two were running together; and the other disciple ran ahead faster than Peter and came to the tomb first;
And Jesus answered them, saying, "The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified.
Then Elisha prayed and said, "O LORD, I pray, open his eyes that he may see " And the LORD opened the servant's eyes and he saw; and behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha.
When they came up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord snatched Philip away; and the eunuch no longer saw him, but went on his way rejoicing.
I have decided to deliver such a one to Satan for the destruction of his flesh, so that his spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord Jesus.
and said, "What are you willing to give me to betray Him to you?" And they weighed out thirty pieces of silver to him.
And he left for Tarsus to look for Saul;
For you yourselves know, brethren, that our coming to you was not in vain,
So when they got out on the land, they saw a charcoal fire already laid and fish placed on it, and bread.
abstain from every form of evil.
"Then THE RIGHTEOUS WILL SHINE FORTH AS THE SUN in the kingdom of their Father He who has ears, let him hear.
"For behold, you shall conceive and give birth to a son, and no razor shall come upon his head, for the boy shall be a Nazirite to God from the womb; and he shall begin to deliver Israel from the hands of the Philistines."
And Jesus uttered a loud cry, and breathed His last.
If you have nothing with which to pay, Why should he take your bed from under you?
Then Samuel took the horn of oil and anointed him in the midst of his brothers; and the Spirit of the LORD came mightily upon David from that day forward. And Samuel arose and went to Ramah.
"Woe to the world because of its stumbling blocks! For it is inevitable that stumbling blocks come; but woe to that man through whom the stumbling block comes!
The LORD said to Satan, "Have you considered My servant Job? For there is no one like him on the earth, a blameless and upright man fearing God and turning away from evil. And he still holds fast his integrity, although you incited Me against him to ruin him without cause."
Blow a trumpet in Zion, Consecrate a fast, proclaim a solemn assembly,
'When anguish comes, they will seek peace, but there will be none.
Finally, brethren, pray for us that the word of the Lord will spread rapidly and be glorified, just as it did also with you;
"For this perfume might have been sold for over three hundred denarii, and the money given to the poor." And they were scolding her.
Luke, the beloved physician, sends you his greetings, and also Demas.
"Give to everyone who asks of you, and whoever takes away what is yours, do not demand it back.
And Jesus called His disciples to Him, and said, "I feel compassion for the people, because they have remained with Me now three days and have nothing to eat; and I do not want to send them away hungry, for they might faint on the way."
So he was there with the LORD forty days and forty nights; he did not eat bread or drink water And he wrote on the tablets the words of the covenant, the Ten Commandments.
"As for the mystery of the seven stars which you saw in My right hand, and the seven golden lampstands: the seven stars are the angels of the seven churches, and the seven lampstands are the seven churches.
A voice says, "Call out." Then he answered, "What shall I call out?" All flesh is grass, and all its loveliness is like the flower of the field.
No one who abides in Him sins; no one who sins has seen Him or knows Him.
But sin, taking opportunity through the commandment, produced in me coveting of every kind; for apart from the Law sin is dead.
"And the LORD will continually guide you, And satisfy your desire in scorched places, And give strength to your bones; And you will be like a watered garden, And like a spring of water whose waters do not fail.
And all His acquaintances and the women who accompanied Him from Galilee were standing at a distance, seeing these things.
"I will hurl you and your mother who bore you into another country where you were not born, and there you will die.
'You shall consecrate yourselves therefore and be holy, for I am the LORD your God.
Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
When she had said this, she turned around and saw Jesus standing there, and did not know that it was Jesus.
They said, "Come, let us build for ourselves a city, and a tower whose top will reach into heaven, and let us make for ourselves a name, otherwise we will be scattered abroad over the face of the whole earth."
From that city many of the Samaritans believed in Him because of the word of the woman who testified, "He told me all the things that I have done."
BECAUSE HIS JUDGMENTS ARE TRUE AND RIGHTEOUS; for He has judged the great harlot who was corrupting the earth with her immorality, and HE HAS AVENGED THE BLOOD OF HIS BOND-SERVANTS ON HER."
"But there are some of you who do not believe " For Jesus knew from the beginning who they were who did not believe, and who it was that would betray Him.
So Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, and the sea returned to its normal state at daybreak, while the Egyptians were fleeing right into it; then the LORD overthrew the Egyptians in the midst of the sea.
I set My bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a sign of a covenant between Me and the earth.
"Even at Horeb you provoked the LORD to wrath, and the LORD was so angry with you that He would have destroyed you.
Then he said to Him, "Which ones?" And Jesus said, "YOU SHALL NOT COMMIT MURDER; YOU SHALL NOT COMMIT ADULTERY; YOU SHALL NOT STEAL; YOU SHALL NOT BEAR FALSE WITNESS;
"Come near to Me, listen to this: From the first I have not spoken in secret, From the time it took place, I was there And now the Lord GOD has sent Me, and His Spirit."
A righteous man who walks in his integrity-- How blessed are his sons after him.
Then when he arrived and witnessed the grace of God, he rejoiced and began to encourage them all with resolute heart to remain true to the Lord;
For behold, they will go because of destruction; Egypt will gather them up, Memphis will bury them Weeds will take over their treasures of silver; Thorns will be in their tents.
"We know that God does not hear sinners; but if anyone is God-fearing and does His will, He hears him.
By faith even Sarah herself received ability to conceive, even beyond the proper time of life, since she considered Him faithful who had promised.
Jesus answered and said to him, "What I do you do not realize now, but you will understand hereafter."
The last enemy that will be abolished is death.
And when He became twelve, they went up there according to the custom of the Feast;
"Indeed, ask now concerning the former days which were before you, since the day that God created man on the earth, and inquire from one end of the heavens to the other Has anything been done like this great thing, or has anything been heard like it?
But I want you to be free from concern. One who is unmarried is concerned about the things of the Lord, how he may please the Lord;
"For what purpose does frankincense come to Me from Sheba And the sweet cane from a distant land? Your burnt offerings are not acceptable And your sacrifices are not pleasing to Me."
"For whoever does the will of My Father who is in heaven, he is My brother and sister and mother."
Then Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah, saying, "So may the gods do to me and even more, if I do not make your life as the life of one of them by tomorrow about this time."
But He said, "Woe to you lawyers as well! For you weigh men down with burdens hard to bear, while you yourselves will not even touch the burdens with one of your fingers.
After saying above, "SACRIFICES AND OFFERINGS AND WHOLE BURNT OFFERINGS AND sacrifices FOR SIN YOU HAVE NOT DESIRED, NOR HAVE YOU TAKEN PLEASURE in them" (which are offered according to the Law),
On behalf of such a man I will boast; but on my own behalf I will not boast, except in regard to my weaknesses.
Do not sharply rebuke an older man, but rather appeal to him as a father, to the younger men as brothers,
Oh, that You would rend the heavens and come down, That the mountains might quake at Your presence--
And His disciples asked Him, "Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he would be born blind?"
The crowds going ahead of Him, and those who followed, were shouting, "Hosanna to the Son of David; BLESSED IS HE WHO COMES IN THE NAME OF THE LORD; Hosanna in the highest!"
"Thus says the LORD of hosts, 'This people says, "The time has not come, even the time for the house of the LORD to be rebuilt."'"
Shout for joy, O daughter of Zion! Shout in triumph, O Israel! Rejoice and exult with all your heart, O daughter of Jerusalem!
Give thanks to the LORD, for He is good, For His lovingkindness is everlasting.
"FOR I WILL BE MERCIFUL TO THEIR INIQUITIES, AND I WILL REMEMBER THEIR SINS NO MORE."
"You shall not wrong a stranger or oppress him, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt.
Shout joyfully to God, all the earth;
"Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant seeking fine pearls,
"And I will bring the third part through the fire, Refine them as silver is refined, And test them as gold is tested They will call on My name, And I will answer them; I will say, 'They are My people,' And they will say, 'The LORD is my God.'"
This precious value, then, is for you who believe; but for those who disbelieve, "THE STONE WHICH THE BUILDERS REJECTED, THIS BECAME THE VERY CORNER stone,"
As they were going out, a mute, demon-possessed man was brought to Him.
Moses then said to Aaron, "Come near to the altar and offer your sin offering and your burnt offering, that you may make atonement for yourself and for the people; then make the offering for the people, that you may make atonement for them, just as the LORD has commanded."
By faith Moses, when he was born, was hidden for three months by his parents, because they saw he was a beautiful child; and they were not afraid of the king's edict.
"What I say to you I say to all, 'Be on the alert!'"
but for Cain and for his offering He had no regard So Cain became very angry and his countenance fell.
But if I say, "I will not remember Him Or speak anymore in His name," Then in my heart it becomes like a burning fire Shut up in my bones; And I am weary of holding it in, And I cannot endure it.
"If a man is found lying with a married woman, then both of them shall die, the man who lay with the woman, and the woman; thus you shall purge the evil from Israel.
The angel of the LORD went further, and stood in a narrow place where there was no way to turn to the right hand or the left.
who testified to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw.
"But you will be betrayed even by parents and brothers and relatives and friends, and they will put some of you to death,
If we have hoped in Christ in this life only, we are of all men most to be pitied.
"You shall sow your land for six years and gather in its yield,
I find then the principle that evil is present in me, the one who wants to do good.
and James, the son of Zebedee, and John the brother of James (to them He gave the name Boanerges, which means, "Sons of Thunder");
The angel of God, who had been going before the camp of Israel, moved and went behind them; and the pillar of cloud moved from before them and stood behind them.
And He was saying, "For this reason I have said to you, that no one can come to Me unless it has been granted him from the Father."
Sing for joy in the LORD, O you righteous ones; Praise is becoming to the upright.
You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; You have anointed my head with oil; My cup overflows.
"And having received it in their turn, our fathers brought it in with Joshua upon dispossessing the nations whom God drove out before our fathers, until the time of David.
and to every beast of the earth and to every bird of the sky and to every thing that moves on the earth which has life, I have given every green plant for food"; and it was so.
Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
But when the fourteenth night came, as we were being driven about in the Adriatic Sea, about midnight the sailors began to surmise that they were approaching some land.
"For as in those days before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noah entered the ark,
Then Eliakim the son of Hilkiah, who was over the household, and Shebna the scribe and Joah the son of Asaph, the recorder, came to Hezekiah with their clothes torn and told him the words of Rabshakeh.
'But if it is not bought back for him within the space of a full year, then the house that is in the walled city passes permanently to its purchaser throughout his generations; it does not revert in the jubilee.
"But now ask the beasts, and let them teach you; And the birds of the heavens, and let them tell you.
"Sheol from beneath is excited over you to meet you when you come; It arouses for you the spirits of the dead, all the leaders of the earth; It raises all the kings of the nations from their thrones.
And He said, "Who told you that you were naked? Have you eaten from the tree of which I commanded you not to eat?"
even though these three men were in its midst, as I live," declares the Lord GOD, "they could not deliver either their sons or their daughters, but they alone would be delivered.
The Pharisees and Sadducees came up, and testing Jesus, they asked Him to show them a sign from heaven.
"If a man seduces a virgin who is not engaged, and lies with her, he must pay a dowry for her to be his wife.
And someone said to Him, "Lord, are there just a few who are being saved?" And He said to them,
"See, the LORD has given you the sabbath; therefore He gives you bread for two days on the sixth day. Remain every man in his place; let no man go out of his place on the seventh day."
The Holy Spirit is signifying this, that the way into the holy place has not yet been disclosed while the outer tabernacle is still standing,
For it is only right for me to feel this way about you all, because I have you in my heart, since both in my imprisonment and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel, you all are partakers of grace with me.
and 61,000 donkeys,
"Now those who camp on the east side toward the sunrise shall be of the standard of the camp of Judah, by their armies, and the leader of the sons of Judah: Nahshon the son of Amminadab,
in whom you also are being built together into a dwelling of God in the Spirit.
"Then I will set over them one shepherd, My servant David, and he will feed them; he will feed them himself and be their shepherd.
"Give ear, O heavens, and let me speak; And let the earth hear the words of my mouth.
"BEHOLD, MY SERVANT WHOM I HAVE CHOSEN; MY BELOVED IN WHOM MY SOUL is WELL-PLEASED; I WILL PUT MY SPIRIT UPON HIM, AND HE SHALL PROCLAIM JUSTICE TO THE GENTILES.
When Pilate saw that he was accomplishing nothing, but rather that a riot was starting, he took water and washed his hands in front of the crowd, saying, "I am innocent of this Man's blood; see to that yourselves."
The man said, "The woman whom You gave to be with me, she gave me from the tree, and I ate."
Now Herod was very glad when he saw Jesus; for he had wanted to see Him for a long time, because he had been hearing about Him and was hoping to see some sign performed by Him.
Without consultation, plans are frustrated, But with many counselors they succeed.
"But the things that proceed out of the mouth come from the heart, and those defile the man.
So I gave my attention to the Lord God to seek Him by prayer and supplications, with fasting, sackcloth and ashes.
"Everyone deceives his neighbor And does not speak the truth, They have taught their tongue to speak lies; They weary themselves committing iniquity.
But in those sacrifices there is a reminder of sins year by year.
Who pardons all your iniquities, Who heals all your diseases;
"Whenever a woman is in labor she has pain, because her hour has come; but when she gives birth to the child, she no longer remembers the anguish because of the joy that a child has been born into the world.
Furthermore, we had earthly fathers to discipline us, and we respected them; shall we not much rather be subject to the Father of spirits, and live?
Surely she lurks as a robber, And increases the faithless among men.
Beloved, I pray that in all respects you may prosper and be in good health, just as your soul prospers.
"Their tongue is a deadly arrow; It speaks deceit; With his mouth one speaks peace to his neighbor, But inwardly he sets an ambush for him.
"For the Gentiles eagerly seek all these things; for your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things.
'You shall not oppress your neighbor, nor rob him The wages of a hired man are not to remain with you all night until morning.
"Answer me, O LORD, answer me, that this people may know that You, O LORD, are God, and that You have turned their heart back again."
Your throne, O God, is forever and ever; A scepter of uprightness is the scepter of Your kingdom.
Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, When it is in your power to do it.
Pharaoh said to Joseph, "See, I have set you over all the land of Egypt."
They observed the Passover in the first month, on the fourteenth day of the month, at twilight, in the wilderness of Sinai; according to all that the LORD had commanded Moses, so the sons of Israel did.
If we say that we have not sinned, we make Him a liar and His word is not in us.
This testimony is true. For this reason reprove them severely so that they may be sound in the faith,
The earth is full of Your lovingkindness, O LORD; Teach me Your statutes.
where THEIR WORM DOES NOT DIE, AND THE FIRE IS NOT QUENCHED.
Then the LORD will go forth and fight against those nations, as when He fights on a day of battle.
"Therefore you too have grief now; but I will see you again, and your heart will rejoice, and no one will take your joy away from you.
And there in front of Him was a man suffering from dropsy.
'Besides the continual burnt offering and its grain offering, you shall present them with their drink offerings. They shall be without defect.
Having said these things to them, He stayed in Galilee.
Now John himself had a garment of camel's hair and a leather belt around his waist; and his food was locusts and wild honey.
Noah was five hundred years old, and Noah became the father of Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
And immediately there fell from his eyes something like scales, and he regained his sight, and he got up and was baptized;
But some days later Felix arrived with Drusilla, his wife who was a Jewess, and sent for Paul and heard him speak about faith in Christ Jesus.
'You shall not give any of your offspring to offer them to Molech, nor shall you profane the name of your God; I am the LORD.
Then He said, "Do not come near here; remove your sandals from your feet, for the place on which you are standing is holy ground."
"You shall therefore impress these words of mine on your heart and on your soul; and you shall bind them as a sign on your hand, and they shall be as frontals on your forehead.
"They are not of the world, even as I am not of the world.
And they all left Him and fled.
and He did not speak to them without a parable; but He was explaining everything privately to His own disciples.
Then immediately the brethren sent Paul out to go as far as the sea; and Silas and Timothy remained there.
"So it shall be when all of these things have come upon you, the blessing and the curse which I have set before you, and you call them to mind in all nations where the LORD your God has banished you,
"Speak to the sons of Israel, saying, 'On the fifteenth of this seventh month is the Feast of Booths for seven days to the LORD.
and they bound Him, and led Him away and delivered Him to Pilate the governor.
A righteous man has regard for the life of his animal, But even the compassion of the wicked is cruel.
The men of Israel said to the Hivites, "Perhaps you are living within our land; how then shall we make a covenant with you?"
"But the olive tree said to them, 'Shall I leave my fatness with which God and men are honored, and go to wave over the trees?'
but to those who are the called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God.
Now the names of the twelve apostles are these: The first, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother; and James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother;
They went out into the field and gathered the grapes of their vineyards and trod them, and held a festival; and they went into the house of their god, and ate and drank and cursed Abimelech.
"Here is the mind which has wisdom The seven heads are seven mountains on which the woman sits,
and if Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is vain, your faith also is vain.
So the first angel went and poured out his bowl on the earth; and it became a loathsome and malignant sore on the people who had the mark of the beast and who worshiped his image.
I, John, am the one who heard and saw these things And when I heard and saw, I fell down to worship at the feet of the angel who showed me these things.
"It shall come about, if you listen obediently to my commandments which I am commanding you today, to love the LORD your God and to serve Him with all your heart and all your soul,
As they were leaving Jericho, a large crowd followed Him.
He will again have compassion on us; He will tread our iniquities under foot Yes, You will cast all their sins Into the depths of the sea.
Judas (not Iscariot) said to Him, "Lord, what then has happened that You are going to disclose Yourself to us and not to the world?"
"Therefore you shall prophesy against them all these words, and you shall say to them, 'The LORD will roar from on high And utter His voice from His holy habitation; He will roar mightily against His fold. He will shout like those who tread the grapes, Against all the inhabitants of the earth.
"Moses My servant is dead; now therefore arise, cross this Jordan, you and all this people, to the land which I am giving to them, to the sons of Israel.
but when they entered, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus.
He killed of Edom in the Valley of Salt 10,000 and took Sela by war, and named it Joktheel to this day.
Abraham said, "God will provide for Himself the lamb for the burnt offering, my son." So the two of them walked on together.
But with righteousness He will judge the poor, And decide with fairness for the afflicted of the earth; And He will strike the earth with the rod of His mouth, And with the breath of His lips He will slay the wicked.
He took this from their hand, and fashioned it with a graving tool and made it into a molten calf; and they said, "This is your god, O Israel, who brought you up from the land of Egypt."
And Eleazar the son of Aaron died; and they buried him at Gibeah of Phinehas his son, which was given him in the hill country of Ephraim.
And she cried out with a loud voice and said, "Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb!
This command I entrust to you, Timothy, my son, in accordance with the prophecies previously made concerning you, that by them you fight the good fight,
And He came the third time, and said to them, "Are you still sleeping and resting? It is enough; the hour has come; behold, the Son of Man is being betrayed into the hands of sinners.
And He answered and said, "Elijah is coming and will restore all things;
'Is not their tent-cord plucked up within them? They die, yet without wisdom.'
They went to Joshua to the camp at Gilgal and said to him and to the men of Israel, "We have come from a far country; now therefore, make a covenant with us."
"His mouth is full of sweetness And he is wholly desirable. This is my beloved and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem."
So Balak took Balaam to the top of Peor which overlooks the wasteland.
Then they set out from Elim, and all the congregation of the sons of Israel came to the wilderness of Sin, which is between Elim and Sinai, on the fifteenth day of the second month after their departure from the land of Egypt.
and for the Gentiles to glorify God for His mercy; as it is written, "THEREFORE I WILL GIVE PRAISE TO YOU AMONG THE GENTILES, AND I WILL SING TO YOUR NAME."
For while we were in the flesh, the sinful passions, which were aroused by the Law, were at work in the members of our body to bear fruit for death.
Abijah pursued Jeroboam and captured from him several cities, Bethel with its villages, Jeshanah with its villages and Ephron with its villages.
that they gathered themselves together with one accord to fight with Joshua and with Israel.
and were continually in the temple praising God.
At that time Berodach-baladan a son of Baladan, king of Babylon, sent letters and a present to Hezekiah, for he heard that Hezekiah had been sick.
and will come out to deceive the nations which are in the four corners of the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them together for the war; the number of them is like the sand of the seashore.
All the circumcised believers who came with Peter were amazed, because the gift of the Holy Spirit had been poured out on the Gentiles also.
and the priest shall look at him, and behold, if the infection has turned to white, then the priest shall pronounce clean him who has the infection; he is clean.
"Speak to the sons of Israel, saying, 'In the seventh month on the first of the month you shall have a rest, a reminder by blowing of trumpets, a holy convocation.
and said to Him, "Do You hear what these children are saying?" And Jesus said to them, "Yes; have you never read, 'OUT OF THE MOUTH OF INFANTS AND NURSING BABIES YOU HAVE PREPARED PRAISE FOR YOURSELF'?"
"Your words have helped the tottering to stand, And you have strengthened feeble knees.
Now Rachel had taken the household idols and put them in the camel's saddle, and she sat on them. And Laban felt through all the tent but did not find them.
When they set out from Rephidim, they came to the wilderness of Sinai and camped in the wilderness; and there Israel camped in front of the mountain.
"But as soon as they had rest, they did evil again before You; Therefore You abandoned them to the hand of their enemies, so that they ruled over them When they cried again to You, You heard from heaven, And many times You rescued them according to Your compassion,
And the temple of God which is in heaven was opened; and the ark of His covenant appeared in His temple, and there were flashes of lightning and sounds and peals of thunder and an earthquake and a great hailstorm.
And Jesus sent Peter and John, saying, "Go and prepare the Passover for us, so that we may eat it."
So have I become your enemy by telling you the truth?
"But they have done this to fulfill the word that is written in their Law, 'THEY HATED ME WITHOUT A CAUSE.'
But some were indignantly remarking to one another, "Why has this perfume been wasted?
"In that day a fountain will be opened for the house of David and for the inhabitants of Jerusalem, for sin and for impurity.
When they heard that He was alive and had been seen by her, they refused to believe it.
It will never be inhabited or lived in from generation to generation; Nor will the Arab pitch his tent there, Nor will shepherds make their flocks lie down there.
These things speak and exhort and reprove with all authority Let no one disregard you.
"Since the days of our fathers to this day we have been in great guilt, and on account of our iniquities we, our kings and our priests have been given into the hand of the kings of the lands, to the sword, to captivity and to plunder and to open shame, as it is this day.
"A river of fire was flowing And coming out from before Him; Thousands upon thousands were attending Him, And myriads upon myriads were standing before Him; The court sat, And the books were opened.
and others experienced mockings and scourgings, yes, also chains and imprisonment.
"Each day you shall offer a bull as a sin offering for atonement, and you shall purify the altar when you make atonement for it, and you shall anoint it to consecrate it.
yet He has now reconciled you in His fleshly body through death, in order to present you before Him holy and blameless and beyond reproach--
"In His days Judah will be saved, And Israel will dwell securely; And this is His name by which He will be called, 'The LORD our righteousness.'
Moses built an altar and named it The LORD is My Banner;
Seeing them straining at the oars, for the wind was against them, at about the fourth watch of the night He came to them, walking on the sea; and He intended to pass by them.
"A people whom you do not know shall eat up the produce of your ground and all your labors, and you will never be anything but oppressed and crushed continually.
Then God said to Abraham, "As for Sarai your wife, you shall not call her name Sarai, but Sarah shall be her name.
May it never be! How shall we who died to sin still live in it?
saying, "Do not harm the earth or the sea or the trees until we have sealed the bond-servants of our God on their foreheads."
To this end also we pray for you always, that our God will count you worthy of your calling, and fulfill every desire for goodness and the work of faith with power,
"Do not think that I will accuse you before the Father; the one who accuses you is Moses, in whom you have set your hope.
I know and am convinced in the Lord Jesus that nothing is unclean in itself; but to him who thinks anything to be unclean, to him it is unclean.
Then Abraham fell on his face and laughed, and said in his heart, "Will a child be born to a man one hundred years old? And will Sarah, who is ninety years old, bear a child?"
"We heard Him say, 'I will destroy this temple made with hands, and in three days I will build another made without hands.'"
far above all rule and authority and power and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this age but also in the one to come.
"When you have completed these, you shall lie down a second time, but on your right side and bear the iniquity of the house of Judah; I have assigned it to you for forty days, a day for each year.
Now the women who had come with Him out of Galilee followed, and saw the tomb and how His body was laid.
The people spent all day and all night and all the next day, and gathered the quail (he who gathered least gathered ten homers) and they spread them out for themselves all around the camp.
"Yours, O LORD, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the victory and the majesty, indeed everything that is in the heavens and the earth; Yours is the dominion, O LORD, and You exalt Yourself as head over all.
"Say, therefore, to the sons of Israel, 'I am the LORD, and I will bring you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians, and I will deliver you from their bondage I will also redeem you with an outstretched arm and with great judgments.
'If his offering is a burnt offering from the herd, he shall offer it, a male without defect; he shall offer it at the doorway of the tent of meeting, that he may be accepted before the LORD.
"We are witnesses of all the things He did both in the land of the Jews and in Jerusalem They also put Him to death by hanging Him on a cross.
"The one to be cleansed shall then wash his clothes and shave off all his hair and bathe in water and be clean Now afterward, he may enter the camp, but he shall stay outside his tent for seven days.
Parmashta, Arisai, Aridai and Vaizatha,
"The LORD was angry with me also on your account, saying, 'Not even you shall enter there.
and he will speak words to you by which you will be saved, you and all your household.'
With good will render service, as to the Lord, and not to men,
As the truth of Christ is in me, this boasting of mine will not be stopped in the regions of Achaia.
"We also inform you that it is not allowed to impose tax, tribute or toll on any of the priests, Levites, singers, doorkeepers, Nethinim or servants of this house of God.
Then the king of Assyria sent Tartan and Rab-saris and Rabshakeh from Lachish to King Hezekiah with a large army to Jerusalem So they went up and came to Jerusalem And when they went up, they came and stood by the conduit of the upper pool, which is on the highway of the fuller's field.
Then Moses said to the LORD, "See, You say to me, 'Bring up this people!' But You Yourself have not let me know whom You will send with me Moreover, You have said, 'I have known you by name, and you have also found favor in My sight.'
'HEAVEN IS MY THRONE, AND EARTH IS THE FOOTSTOOL OF MY FEET; WHAT KIND OF HOUSE WILL YOU BUILD FOR ME?' says the Lord, 'OR WHAT PLACE IS THERE FOR MY REPOSE?
"Or do you think that I cannot appeal to My Father, and He will at once put at My disposal more than twelve legions of angels?
As Jesus was about to go up to Jerusalem, He took the twelve disciples aside by themselves, and on the way He said to them,
I am speaking in human terms because of the weakness of your flesh For just as you presented your members as slaves to impurity and to lawlessness, resulting in further lawlessness, so now present your members as slaves to righteousness, resulting in sanctification.
Then all his brothers and all his sisters and all who had known him before came to him, and they ate bread with him in his house; and they consoled him and comforted him for all the adversities that the LORD had brought on him. And each one gave him one piece of money, and each a ring of gold.
"For your husband is your Maker, Whose name is the LORD of hosts; And your Redeemer is the Holy One of Israel, Who is called the God of all the earth.
'You shall do no injustice in judgment; you shall not be partial to the poor nor defer to the great, but you are to judge your neighbor fairly.
"This is what the LORD has commanded, 'Gather of it every man as much as he should eat; you shall take an omer apiece according to the number of persons each of you has in his tent.'"
The sons of Israel were mustered and were provisioned and went to meet them; and the sons of Israel camped before them like two little flocks of goats, but the Arameans filled the country.
And He was stating the matter plainly. And Peter took Him aside and began to rebuke Him.
Now on the seventh day of the fifth month, which was the nineteenth year of King Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard, a servant of the king of Babylon, came to Jerusalem.
"For I am the LORD your God, The Holy One of Israel, your Savior; I have given Egypt as your ransom, Cush and Seba in your place.
"Your dwelling is in the midst of deceit; Through deceit they refuse to know Me," declares the LORD.
and they may come to their senses and escape from the snare of the devil, having been held captive by him to do his will.
Now the sons of the prophets said to Elisha, "Behold now, the place before you where we are living is too limited for us.
Behold I, Paul, say to you that if you receive circumcision, Christ will be of no benefit to you.
Isaac prayed to the LORD on behalf of his wife, because she was barren; and the LORD answered him and Rebekah his wife conceived.
"I will give to you and to your descendants after you, the land of your sojournings, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession; and I will be their God."
Then the Spirit of the LORD came upon him mightily, and he went down to Ashkelon and killed thirty of them and took their spoil and gave the changes of clothes to those who told the riddle. And his anger burned, and he went up to his father's house.
"And why are you worried about clothing? Observe how the lilies of the field grow; they do not toil nor do they spin,
or a hunchback or a dwarf, or one who has a defect in his eye or eczema or scabs or crushed testicles.
But they kept on insisting, saying, "He stirs up the people, teaching all over Judea, starting from Galilee even as far as this place."
He said, "The LORD came from Sinai, And dawned on them from Seir; He shone forth from Mount Paran, And He came from the midst of ten thousand holy ones; At His right hand there was flashing lightning for them.
We give thanks to God always for all of you, making mention of you in our prayers;
And the Lord said to him, "Get up and go to the street called Straight, and inquire at the house of Judas for a man from Tarsus named Saul, for he is praying,
The Jews assembled in their cities throughout all the provinces of King Ahasuerus to lay hands on those who sought their harm; and no one could stand before them, for the dread of them had fallen on all the peoples.
For I joyfully concur with the law of God in the inner man,
After singing a hymn, they went out to the Mount of Olives.
Chenaniah, chief of the Levites, was in charge of the singing; he gave instruction in singing because he was skillful.
For this reason God will send upon them a deluding influence so that they will believe what is false,
"They shall not live in your land, because they will make you sin against Me; for if you serve their gods, it will surely be a snare to you."
Then he left there and went to the house of a man named Titius Justus, a worshiper of God, whose house was next to the synagogue.
In the fourteenth year Chedorlaomer and the kings that were with him, came and defeated the Rephaim in Ashteroth-karnaim and the Zuzim in Ham and the Emim in Shaveh-kiriathaim,
You will say to me then, "Why does He still find fault? For who resists His will?"
and He sent messengers on ahead of Him, and they went and entered a village of the Samaritans to make arrangements for Him.
and muster an army like the army that you have lost, horse for horse, and chariot for chariot. Then we will fight against them in the plain, and surely we will be stronger than they." And he listened to their voice and did so.
And with great power the apostles were giving testimony to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and abundant grace was upon them all.
But when Jesus heard this, He said, "This sickness is not to end in death, but for the glory of God, so that the Son of God may be glorified by it."
'Therefore remember from where you have fallen, and repent and do the deeds you did at first; or else I am coming to you and will remove your lampstand out of its place--unless you repent.
"And the one on whom seed was sown among the thorns, this is the man who hears the word, and the worry of the world and the deceitfulness of wealth choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.
But I will camp around My house because of an army, Because of him who passes by and returns; And no oppressor will pass over them anymore, For now I have seen with My eyes.
For they did not have courage to question Him any longer about anything.
Now Abraham was one hundred years old when his son Isaac was born to him.
But they cried out all together, saying, "Away with this man, and release for us Barabbas!"
He said, "I will surely return to you at this time next year; and behold, Sarah your wife will have a son." And Sarah was listening at the tent door, which was behind him.
'I will shake all the nations; and they will come with the wealth of all nations, and I will fill this house with glory,' says the LORD of hosts.
With many such parables He was speaking the word to them, so far as they were able to hear it;
saying: "The scribes and the Pharisees have seated themselves in the chair of Moses;
"Even after my skin is destroyed, Yet from my flesh I shall see God;
Then He said to me, "The iniquity of the house of Israel and Judah is very, very great, and the land is filled with blood and the city is full of perversion; for they say, 'The LORD has forsaken the land, and the LORD does not see!'
"He who receives you receives Me, and he who receives Me receives Him who sent Me.
When Jesus had finished all these words, He said to His disciples,
But the sons of Israel walked on dry land through the midst of the sea, and the waters were like a wall to them on their right hand and on their left.
"You saw the affliction of our fathers in Egypt, And heard their cry by the Red Sea.
Now these are the last words of David. David the son of Jesse declares, The man who was raised on high declares, The anointed of the God of Jacob, And the sweet psalmist of Israel,
And He went away again beyond the Jordan to the place where John was first baptizing, and He was staying there.
And he deceives those who dwell on the earth because of the signs which it was given him to perform in the presence of the beast, telling those who dwell on the earth to make an image to the beast who had the wound of the sword and has come to life.
"Then to the sons of Israel you shall speak, saying, 'Take a male goat for a sin offering, and a calf and a lamb, both one year old, without defect, for a burnt offering,
Then Moses led Israel from the Red Sea, and they went out into the wilderness of Shur; and they went three days in the wilderness and found no water.
Who may ascend into the hill of the LORD? And who may stand in His holy place?
since Abraham will surely become a great and mighty nation, and in him all the nations of the earth will be blessed?
Jesus said to them, "Is this not the reason you are mistaken, that you do not understand the Scriptures or the power of God?
envying, drunkenness, carousing, and things like these, of which I forewarn you, just as I have forewarned you, that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.
"Moreover, you shall make an altar as a place for burning incense; you shall make it of acacia wood.
It is good to give thanks to the LORD And to sing praises to Your name, O Most High;
They questioned Him, saying, "Teacher, when therefore will these things happen? And what will be the sign when these things are about to take place?"
When Esau heard the words of his father, he cried out with an exceedingly great and bitter cry, and said to his father, "Bless me, even me also, O my father!"
When Ahab saw Elijah, Ahab said to him, "Is this you, you troubler of Israel?"
"Of old You founded the earth, And the heavens are the work of Your hands.
but Israel, pursuing a law of righteousness, did not arrive at that law.
"Truly I say to you, all these things will come upon this generation.
Guard, through the Holy Spirit who dwells in us, the treasure which has been entrusted to you.
"You shall not set up for yourself a sacred pillar which the LORD your God hates.
"Why do you not understand what I am saying? It is because you cannot hear My word.
And I will remove their blood from their mouth And their detestable things from between their teeth. Then they also will be a remnant for our God, And be like a clan in Judah, And Ekron like a Jebusite.
It came about that just as it grew dark at the gates of Jerusalem before the sabbath, I commanded that the doors should be shut and that they should not open them until after the sabbath. Then I stationed some of my servants at the gates so that no load would enter on the sabbath day.
As Pharaoh drew near, the sons of Israel looked, and behold, the Egyptians were marching after them, and they became very frightened; so the sons of Israel cried out to the LORD.
"For whoever has, to him more shall be given, and he will have an abundance; but whoever does not have, even what he has shall be taken away from him.
The LORD said, "Shall I hide from Abraham what I am about to do,
The words of Jeremiah the son of Hilkiah, of the priests who were in Anathoth in the land of Benjamin,
"You shall bring the choice first fruits of your soil into the house of the LORD your God "You are not to boil a young goat in the milk of its mother.
"Furthermore, you shall select out of all the people able men who fear God, men of truth, those who hate dishonest gain; and you shall place these over them as leaders of thousands, of hundreds, of fifties and of tens.
who is given as a pledge of our inheritance, with a view to the redemption of God's own possession, to the praise of His glory.
Then all the tribes of Israel came to David at Hebron and said, "Behold, we are your bone and your flesh.
Then David numbered the people who were with him and set over them commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds.
"For then I will give to the peoples purified lips, That all of them may call on the name of the LORD, To serve Him shoulder to shoulder.
Out of one of them came forth a rather small horn which grew exceedingly great toward the south, toward the east, and toward the Beautiful Land.
then the man who lay with her shall give to the girl's father fifty shekels of silver, and she shall become his wife because he has violated her; he cannot divorce her all his days.
"But whoever denies Me before men, I will also deny him before My Father who is in heaven.
And He allowed no one to accompany Him, except Peter and James and John the brother of James.
"As for Me, behold, My covenant is with you, And you will be the father of a multitude of nations.
"No one who is emasculated or has his male organ cut off shall enter the assembly of the LORD.
Turning toward the woman, He said to Simon, "Do you see this woman? I entered your house; you gave Me no water for My feet, but she has wet My feet with her tears and wiped them with her hair.
Now Abraham arose early in the morning and went to the place where he had stood before the LORD;
"Together they lie down in the dust, And worms cover them.
"But when you are invited, go and recline at the last place, so that when the one who has invited you comes, he may say to you, 'Friend, move up higher'; then you will have honor in the sight of all who are at the table with you.
Then they told David, saying, "Behold, the Philistines are fighting against Keilah and are plundering the threshing floors."
The LORD spoke to Moses and Aaron, saying,
They were saying to one another, "Who will roll away the stone for us from the entrance of the tomb?"
for the Lamb in the center of the throne will be their shepherd, and will guide them to springs of the water of life; and God will wipe every tear from their eyes."
God said, "This is the sign of the covenant which I am making between Me and you and every living creature that is with you, for all successive generations;
Adam had relations with his wife again; and she gave birth to a son, and named him Seth, for, she said, "God has appointed me another offspring in place of Abel, for Cain killed him."
And answering him, Jesus said, "What do you want Me to do for you?" And the blind man said to Him, "Rabboni, I want to regain my sight!"
Now Abraham journeyed from there toward the land of the Negev, and settled between Kadesh and Shur; then he sojourned in Gerar.
It is better to live in a corner of a roof Than in a house shared with a contentious woman.
men who have gone astray from the truth saying that the resurrection has already taken place, and they upset the faith of some.
Ephraim was a watchman with my God, a prophet; Yet the snare of a bird catcher is in all his ways, And there is only hostility in the house of his God.
And she gave birth to a son, a male child, who is to rule all the nations with a rod of iron; and her child was caught up to God and to His throne.
Faithful are the wounds of a friend, But deceitful are the kisses of an enemy.
But our God is in the heavens; He does whatever He pleases.
and said to Him, "If You are the Son of God, throw Yourself down; for it is written, 'HE WILL COMMAND HIS ANGELS CONCERNING YOU'; and 'ON their HANDS THEY WILL BEAR YOU UP, SO THAT YOU WILL NOT STRIKE YOUR FOOT AGAINST A STONE.'"
"You have made my heart beat faster, my sister, my bride; You have made my heart beat faster with a single glance of your eyes, With a single strand of your necklace.
Then I looked, and behold, a white cloud, and sitting on the cloud was one like a son of man, having a golden crown on His head and a sharp sickle in His hand.
Having said this, he took bread and gave thanks to God in the presence of all, and he broke it and began to eat.
"If the thief is caught while breaking in and is struck so that he dies, there will be no bloodguiltiness on his account.
but if it is of God, you will not be able to overthrow them; or else you may even be found fighting against God."
Not to us, O LORD, not to us, But to Your name give glory Because of Your lovingkindness, because of Your truth.
And she conceived again and bore a son and said, "This time I will praise the LORD." Therefore she named him Judah. Then she stopped bearing.
"Can the Ethiopian change his skin Or the leopard his spots? Then you also can do good Who are accustomed to doing evil.
Then Paul answered, "What are you doing, weeping and breaking my heart? For I am ready not only to be bound, but even to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus."
For HE HAS PUT ALL THINGS IN SUBJECTION UNDER HIS FEET But when He says, "All things are put in subjection," it is evident that He is excepted who put all things in subjection to Him.
"Whoever exalts himself shall be humbled; and whoever humbles himself shall be exalted.
Now when Jesus saw a crowd around Him, He gave orders to depart to the other side of the sea.
so that the blood of all the prophets, shed since the foundation of the world, may be charged against this generation,
Thus he did to them, and delivered them from the hands of the sons of Israel, and they did not kill them.
One who speaks in a tongue edifies himself; but one who prophesies edifies the church.
A false balance is an abomination to the LORD, But a just weight is His delight.
"I myself have seen, and have testified that this is the Son of God."
Know that the LORD Himself is God; It is He who has made us, and not we ourselves; We are His people and the sheep of His pasture.
who by faith conquered kingdoms, performed acts of righteousness, obtained promises, shut the mouths of lions,
The LORD also spoke to Moses, saying,
"I tell you, on that night there will be two in one bed; one will be taken and the other will be left.
They went out and preached that men should repent.
"You shall appoint for yourself judges and officers in all your towns which the LORD your God is giving you, according to your tribes, and they shall judge the people with righteous judgment.
"When he found her in the field, the engaged girl cried out, but there was no one to save her.
Then the LORD said to Moses, "Speak to the priests, the sons of Aaron, and say to them: 'No one shall defile himself for a dead person among his people,
Call upon Me in the day of trouble; I shall rescue you, and you will honor Me."
'An end is coming; the end has come! It has awakened against you; behold, it has come!
"When you are cast down, you will speak with confidence, And the humble person He will save.
and having been freed from sin, you became slaves of righteousness.
'When a woman has a discharge, if her discharge in her body is blood, she shall continue in her menstrual impurity for seven days; and whoever touches her shall be unclean until evening.
When it was already quite late, His disciples came to Him and said, "This place is desolate and it is already quite late;
For by the last words of David the sons of Levi were numbered from twenty years old and upward.
Finally, brethren, rejoice, be made complete, be comforted, be like-minded, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you.
"I will also break the gate bar of Damascus, And cut off the inhabitant from the valley of Aven, And him who holds the scepter, from Beth-eden; So the people of Aram will go exiled to Kir," Says the LORD.
"I establish My covenant with you; and all flesh shall never again be cut off by the water of the flood, neither shall there again be a flood to destroy the earth."
"He who sacrifices to any god, other than to the LORD alone, shall be utterly destroyed.
"But the very hairs of your head are all numbered.
and do not give the devil an opportunity.
So he said, "You know that the kingdom was mine and that all Israel expected me to be king; however, the kingdom has turned about and become my brother's, for it was his from the LORD.
Then he also made savory food, and brought it to his father; and he said to his father, "Let my father arise and eat of his son's game, that you may bless me."
do you say of Him, whom the Father sanctified and sent into the world, 'You are blaspheming,' because I said, 'I am the Son of God'?
But God was angry because he was going, and the angel of the LORD took his stand in the way as an adversary against him. Now he was riding on his donkey and his two servants were with him.
Then the fire of the LORD fell and consumed the burnt offering and the wood and the stones and the dust, and licked up the water that was in the trench.
So then, does He who provides you with the Spirit and works miracles among you, do it by the works of the Law, or by hearing with faith?
"But God turned away and delivered them up to serve the host of heaven; as it is written in the book of the prophets, 'IT WAS NOT TO ME THAT YOU OFFERED VICTIMS AND SACRIFICES FORTY YEARS IN THE WILDERNESS, WAS IT, O HOUSE OF ISRAEL?
One of them, a lawyer, asked Him a question, testing Him,
Simon the Zealot, and Judas Iscariot, the one who betrayed Him.
"Then you shall make a lampstand of pure gold. The lampstand and its base and its shaft are to be made of hammered work; its cups, its bulbs and its flowers shall be of one piece with it.
but let it be the hidden person of the heart, with the imperishable quality of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is precious in the sight of God.
But when it was now the midst of the feast Jesus went up into the temple, and began to teach.
"But Jeshurun grew fat and kicked-- You are grown fat, thick, and sleek-- Then he forsook God who made him, And scorned the Rock of his salvation.
These things we write, so that our joy may be made complete.
The LORD has made everything for its own purpose, Even the wicked for the day of evil.
Jesus said to them, "If you were blind, you would have no sin; but since you say, 'We see,' your sin remains.
So when He said to them, "I am He," they drew back and fell to the ground.
Threshing floor and wine press will not feed them, And the new wine will fail them.
But Peter, along with John, fixed his gaze on him and said, "Look at us!"
Jesus answered him, "I have spoken openly to the world; I always taught in synagogues and in the temple, where all the Jews come together; and I spoke nothing in secret.
"I am going the way of all the earth Be strong, therefore, and show yourself a man.
Praise the LORD! Praise God in His sanctuary; Praise Him in His mighty expanse.
and Adoram was over the forced labor, and Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud was the recorder;
"He who strikes a man so that he dies shall surely be put to death.
And they got up that very hour and returned to Jerusalem, and found gathered together the eleven and those who were with them,
Now the Spirit of the LORD came upon Jephthah, so that he passed through Gilead and Manasseh; then he passed through Mizpah of Gilead, and from Mizpah of Gilead he went on to the sons of Ammon.
with whom the kings of the earth committed acts of immorality, and those who dwell on the earth were made drunk with the wine of her immorality."
And a Canaanite woman from that region came out and began to cry out, saying, "Have mercy on me, Lord, Son of David; my daughter is cruelly demon-possessed."
By faith Rahab the harlot did not perish along with those who were disobedient, after she had welcomed the spies in peace.
So he called it Shibah; therefore the name of the city is Beersheba to this day.
Then he sent Eliakim who was over the household with Shebna the scribe and the elders of the priests, covered with sackcloth, to Isaiah the prophet the son of Amoz.
"If, however, the mark breaks out again in the house after he has torn out the stones and scraped the house, and after it has been replastered,
"When you are invited by someone to a wedding feast, do not take the place of honor, for someone more distinguished than you may have been invited by him,
When he heard that it was Jesus the Nazarene, he began to cry out and say, "Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!"
God also testifying with them, both by signs and wonders and by various miracles and by gifts of the Holy Spirit according to His own will.
"But not one has done so who has a remnant of the Spirit And what did that one do while he was seeking a godly offspring? Take heed then to your spirit, and let no one deal treacherously against the wife of your youth.
The scribes and the chief priests tried to lay hands on Him that very hour, and they feared the people; for they understood that He spoke this parable against them.
and they were amazed at His teaching, for His message was with authority.
"If your kinsman, a Hebrew man or woman, is sold to you, then he shall serve you six years, but in the seventh year you shall set him free.
Let your fountain be blessed, And rejoice in the wife of your youth.
for if we live, we live for the Lord, or if we die, we die for the Lord; therefore whether we live or die, we are the Lord's.
"For He has had regard for the humble state of His bondslave; For behold, from this time on all generations will count me blessed.
For one will hardly die for a righteous man; though perhaps for the good man someone would dare even to die.
Ascribe to the LORD, O sons of the mighty, Ascribe to the LORD glory and strength.
Whom have I in heaven but You? And besides You, I desire nothing on earth.
they will see His face, and His name will be on their foreheads.
So the king of Israel and Jehoshaphat king of Judah went up against Ramoth-gilead.
And he called out, saying, "Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!"
"HE TRUSTS IN GOD; LET GOD RESCUE Him now, IF HE DELIGHTS IN HIM; for He said, 'I am the Son of God.'"
But remember the former days, when, after being enlightened, you endured a great conflict of sufferings,
"Whoever then humbles himself as this child, he is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.
And He said to them, "It is written, 'MY HOUSE SHALL BE CALLED A HOUSE OF PRAYER'; but you are making it a ROBBERS' DEN."
and worn-out and patched sandals on their feet, and worn-out clothes on themselves; and all the bread of their provision was dry and had become crumbled.
Moses therefore said to them, "Wait, and I will listen to what the LORD will command concerning you."
"She lusted after their paramours, whose flesh is like the flesh of donkeys and whose issue is like the issue of horses.
"I have sworn by Myself, The word has gone forth from My mouth in righteousness And will not turn back, That to Me every knee will bow, every tongue will swear allegiance.
"Can you bind the chains of the Pleiades, Or loose the cords of Orion?
Those men said to him, "Though we are unclean because of the dead person, why are we restrained from presenting the offering of the LORD at its appointed time among the sons of Israel?"
Then I proclaimed a fast there at the river of Ahava, that we might humble ourselves before our God to seek from Him a safe journey for us, our little ones, and all our possessions.
The high places which were before Jerusalem, which were on the right of the mount of destruction which Solomon the king of Israel had built for Ashtoreth the abomination of the Sidonians, and for Chemosh the abomination of Moab, and for Milcom the abomination of the sons of Ammon, the king defiled.
'But get up and stand on your feet; for this purpose I have appeared to you, to appoint you a minister and a witness not only to the things which you have seen, but also to the things in which I will appear to you;
He said to them, "Because of your hardness of heart Moses permitted you to divorce your wives; but from the beginning it has not been this way.
As they were striking the people and I alone was left, I fell on my face and cried out saying, "Alas, Lord GOD! Are You destroying the whole remnant of Israel by pouring out Your wrath on Jerusalem?"
'Have you not heard? Long ago I did it; From ancient times I planned it Now I have brought it to pass, That you should turn fortified cities into ruinous heaps.
"Woe to you, blind guides, who say, 'Whoever swears by the temple, that is nothing; but whoever swears by the gold of the temple is obligated.'
For when Herod had John arrested, he bound him and put him in prison because of Herodias, the wife of his brother Philip.
He who loves money will not be satisfied with money, nor he who loves abundance with its income. This too is vanity.
Now it came about when the sons of Israel cried to the LORD on account of Midian,
For from days of old they have not heard or perceived by ear, Nor has the eye seen a God besides You, Who acts in behalf of the one who waits for Him.
The Lord gave Jehoiakim king of Judah into his hand, along with some of the vessels of the house of God; and he brought them to the land of Shinar, to the house of his god, and he brought the vessels into the treasury of his god.
This wisdom is not that which comes down from above, but is earthly, natural, demonic.
"So every good tree bears good fruit, but the bad tree bears bad fruit.
So Abraham rose early in the morning and took bread and a skin of water and gave them to Hagar, putting them on her shoulder, and gave her the boy, and sent her away. And she departed and wandered about in the wilderness of Beersheba.
Therefore, being always of good courage, and knowing that while we are at home in the body we are absent from the Lord--
"So the last shall be first, and the first last."
From the mouth of infants and nursing babes You have established strength Because of Your adversaries, To make the enemy and the revengeful cease.
"By the river on its bank, on one side and on the other, will grow all kinds of trees for food Their leaves will not wither and their fruit will not fail They will bear every month because their water flows from the sanctuary, and their fruit will be for food and their leaves for healing."
Where is the wise man? Where is the scribe? Where is the debater of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world?
The husband must fulfill his duty to his wife, and likewise also the wife to her husband.
and he said to Aaron, "Take for yourself a calf, a bull, for a sin offering and a ram for a burnt offering, both without defect, and offer them before the LORD.
And He will lift up a standard for the nations And assemble the banished ones of Israel, And will gather the dispersed of Judah From the four corners of the earth.
In the same way He took the cup also after supper, saying, "This cup is the new covenant in My blood; do this, as often as you drink it, in remembrance of Me."
"Behold, I will stand before you there on the rock at Horeb; and you shall strike the rock, and water will come out of it, that the people may drink." And Moses did so in the sight of the elders of Israel.
Now it came about at midnight that the LORD struck all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh who sat on his throne to the firstborn of the captive who was in the dungeon, and all the firstborn of cattle.
Then they came to Elim where there were twelve springs of water and seventy date palms, and they camped there beside the waters.
Lord, You have been our dwelling place in all generations.
Abel, on his part also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of their fat portions And the LORD had regard for Abel and for his offering;
They will not pour out drink offerings of wine to the LORD, Their sacrifices will not please Him Their bread will be like mourners' bread; All who eat of it will be defiled, For their bread will be for themselves alone; It will not enter the house of the LORD.
Are they servants of Christ?--I speak as if insane--I more so; in far more labors, in far more imprisonments, beaten times without number, often in danger of death.
Behold then the kindness and severity of God; to those who fell, severity, but to you, God's kindness, if you continue in His kindness; otherwise you also will be cut off.
"If there is a girl who is a virgin engaged to a man, and another man finds her in the city and lies with her,
A wicked man receives a bribe from the bosom To pervert the ways of justice.
"Then you returned and wept before the LORD; but the LORD did not listen to your voice nor give ear to you.
but coming to Jesus, when they saw that He was already dead, they did not break His legs.
"I am my beloved's, And his desire is for me.
The LORD said to her, "Two nations are in your womb; And two peoples will be separated from your body; And one people shall be stronger than the other; And the older shall serve the younger."
"Do you see how Ahab has humbled himself before Me? Because he has humbled himself before Me, I will not bring the evil in his days, but I will bring the evil upon his house in his son's days."
And He said to them, "Do you not see all these things? Truly I say to you, not one stone here will be left upon another, which will not be torn down."
The angel of the LORD said to him, "Why have you struck your donkey these three times? Behold, I have come out as an adversary, because your way was contrary to me.
"But now I come to You; and these things I speak in the world so that they may have My joy made full in themselves.
And all the crowds who came together for this spectacle, when they observed what had happened, began to return, beating their breasts.
And the twelve gates were twelve pearls; each one of the gates was a single pearl. And the street of the city was pure gold, like transparent glass.
"Look among the nations! Observe! Be astonished! Wonder! Because I am doing something in your days-- You would not believe if you were told.
"And he said to the vineyard-keeper, 'Behold, for three years I have come looking for fruit on this fig tree without finding any. Cut it down! Why does it even use up the ground?'
'Whoever there is among you of all His people, may his God be with him! Let him go up to Jerusalem which is in Judah and rebuild the house of the LORD, the God of Israel; He is the God who is in Jerusalem.
And all the more believers in the Lord, multitudes of men and women, were constantly added to their number,
In the third year of Cyrus king of Persia a message was revealed to Daniel, who was named Belteshazzar; and the message was true and one of great conflict, but he understood the message and had an understanding of the vision.
"Can you hunt the prey for the lion, Or satisfy the appetite of the young lions,
so that upon you may fall the guilt of all the righteous blood shed on earth, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah, the son of Berechiah, whom you murdered between the temple and the altar.
"But a Samaritan, who was on a journey, came upon him; and when he saw him, he felt compassion,
When they saw Him, they were astonished; and His mother said to Him, "Son, why have You treated us this way? Behold, Your father and I have been anxiously looking for You."
Then Satan went out from the presence of the LORD and smote Job with sore boils from the sole of his foot to the crown of his head.
so that with one accord you may with one voice glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Jesus then took the loaves, and having given thanks, He distributed to those who were seated; likewise also of the fish as much as they wanted.
"And those who were with me saw the light, to be sure, but did not understand the voice of the One who was speaking to me.
God be gracious to us and bless us, And cause His face to shine upon us-- Selah.
'You shall not curse a deaf man, nor place a stumbling block before the blind, but you shall revere your God; I am the LORD.
Jesus answered, "If I glorify Myself, My glory is nothing; it is My Father who glorifies Me, of whom you say, 'He is our God';
Elijah said to Elisha, "Stay here please, for the LORD has sent me as far as Bethel " But Elisha said, "As the LORD lives and as you yourself live, I will not leave you." So they went down to Bethel.
God blessed them, saying, "Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let birds multiply on the earth."
"In their case the prophecy of Isaiah is being fulfilled, which says, 'YOU WILL KEEP ON HEARING, BUT WILL NOT UNDERSTAND; YOU WILL KEEP ON SEEING, BUT WILL NOT PERCEIVE;
"Go, assemble all the Jews who are found in Susa, and fast for me; do not eat or drink for three days, night or day. I and my maidens also will fast in the same way. And thus I will go in to the king, which is not according to the law; and if I perish, I perish."
Then Pekah son of Remaliah, his officer, conspired against him and struck him in Samaria, in the castle of the king's house with Argob and Arieh; and with him were fifty men of the Gileadites, and he killed him and became king in his place.
The LORD descended in the cloud and stood there with him as he called upon the name of the LORD.
After this it came about that he loved a woman in the valley of Sorek, whose name was Delilah.
HONOR YOUR FATHER AND MOTHER (which is the first commandment with a promise),
The rod and reproof give wisdom, But a child who gets his own way brings shame to his mother.
When Jesus had finished these words, the crowds were amazed at His teaching;
"But when you give to the poor, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing,
And of the angels He says, "WHO MAKES HIS ANGELS WINDS, AND HIS MINISTERS A FLAME OF FIRE."
And there occurred a great uproar; and some of the scribes of the Pharisaic party stood up and began to argue heatedly, saying, "We find nothing wrong with this man; suppose a spirit or an angel has spoken to him?"
"And He said to me, 'Go! For I will send you far away to the Gentiles.'"
Do not let kindness and truth leave you; Bind them around your neck, Write them on the tablet of your heart.
"Now while the bridegroom was delaying, they all got drowsy and began to sleep.
The Jews answered him, "We have a law, and by that law He ought to die because He made Himself out to be the Son of God."
But a man must examine himself, and in so doing he is to eat of the bread and drink of the cup.
Then the cloud covered the tent of meeting, and the glory of the LORD filled the tabernacle.
For indeed we have had good news preached to us, just as they also; but the word they heard did not profit them, because it was not united by faith in those who heard.
"It will come about in all the land," Declares the LORD, "That two parts in it will be cut off and perish; But the third will be left in it.
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination, How much more when he brings it with evil intent!
but from the fruit of the tree which is in the middle of the garden, God has said, 'You shall not eat from it or touch it, or you will die.'"
Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
On the following day, the firstborn said to the younger, "Behold, I lay last night with my father; let us make him drink wine tonight also; then you go in and lie with him, that we may preserve our family through our father."
Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
"Since his days are determined, The number of his months is with You; And his limits You have set so that he cannot pass.
At that very moment she came up and began giving thanks to God, and continued to speak of Him to all those who were looking for the redemption of Jerusalem.
Better is a dry morsel and quietness with it Than a house full of feasting with strife.
"But what did you go out to see? A prophet? Yes, I tell you, and one who is more than a prophet.
Now this will be the plague with which the LORD will strike all the peoples who have gone to war against Jerusalem; their flesh will rot while they stand on their feet, and their eyes will rot in their sockets, and their tongue will rot in their mouth.
I would have despaired unless I had believed that I would see the goodness of the LORD In the land of the living.
so that you are not lacking in any gift, awaiting eagerly the revelation of our Lord Jesus Christ,
"Then I will draw near to you for judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers and against the adulterers and against those who swear falsely, and against those who oppress the wage earner in his wages, the widow and the orphan, and those who turn aside the alien and do not fear Me," says the LORD of hosts.
Seeing their faith, He said, "Friend, your sins are forgiven you."
But to which of the angels has He ever said, "SIT AT MY RIGHT HAND, UNTIL I MAKE YOUR ENEMIES A FOOTSTOOL FOR YOUR FEET"?
"I have not departed from the command of His lips; I have treasured the words of His mouth more than my necessary food.
'Every one of you shall reverence his mother and his father, and you shall keep My sabbaths; I am the LORD your God.
Moses said, "This is the thing which the LORD has commanded you to do, that the glory of the LORD may appear to you."
And I saw the beast and the kings of the earth and their armies assembled to make war against Him who sat on the horse and against His army.
While he was sitting on the judgment seat, his wife sent him a message, saying, "Have nothing to do with that righteous Man; for last night I suffered greatly in a dream because of Him."
and because he was of the same trade, he stayed with them and they were working, for by trade they were tent-makers.
For these things came to pass to fulfill the Scripture, "NOT A BONE OF HIM SHALL BE BROKEN."
'You shall not go about as a slanderer among your people, and you are not to act against the life of your neighbor; I am the LORD.
rescuing you from the Jewish people and from the Gentiles, to whom I am sending you,
"FOR THE EYES OF THE LORD ARE TOWARD THE RIGHTEOUS, AND HIS EARS ATTEND TO THEIR PRAYER, BUT THE FACE OF THE LORD IS AGAINST THOSE WHO DO EVIL."
This is the inheritance of the tribe of the sons of Judah according to their families.
But the sons of Israel acted unfaithfully in regard to the things under the ban, for Achan, the son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi, the son of Zerah, from the tribe of Judah, took some of the things under the ban, therefore the anger of the LORD burned against the sons of Israel.
So they cried out, "Away with Him, away with Him, crucify Him!" Pilate said to them, "Shall I crucify your King?" The chief priests answered, "We have no king but Caesar."
'I am coming quickly; hold fast what you have, so that no one will take your crown.
"Shall I not punish them for these things?" declares the LORD. "On a nation such as this Shall I not avenge Myself?
Because the harbor was not suitable for wintering, the majority reached a decision to put out to sea from there, if somehow they could reach Phoenix, a harbor of Crete, facing southwest and northwest, and spend the winter there.
He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, And he who rules his spirit, than he who captures a city.
to be specific, that the Gentiles are fellow heirs and fellow members of the body, and fellow partakers of the promise in Christ Jesus through the gospel,
"The priest shall next offer the sin offering and make atonement for the one to be cleansed from his uncleanness. Then afterward, he shall slaughter the burnt offering.
Awake, awake, put on strength, O arm of the LORD; Awake as in the days of old, the generations of long ago Was it not You who cut Rahab in pieces, Who pierced the dragon?
Then He continued by saying to them, "Nation will rise against nation and kingdom against kingdom,
Now Mount Sinai was all in smoke because the LORD descended upon it in fire; and its smoke ascended like the smoke of a furnace, and the whole mountain quaked violently.
"Son of man, set your face toward Gog of the land of Magog, the prince of Rosh, Meshech and Tubal, and prophesy against him
Immediately a rooster crowed a second time. And Peter remembered how Jesus had made the remark to him, "Before a rooster crows twice, you will deny Me three times." And he began to weep.
"It is a sign between Me and the sons of Israel forever; for in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, but on the seventh day He ceased from labor, and was refreshed."
does not act unbecomingly; it does not seek its own, is not provoked, does not take into account a wrong suffered,
Then the LORD said to Moses, "Write this in a book as a memorial and recite it to Joshua, that I will utterly blot out the memory of Amalek from under heaven."
The generous man will be prosperous, And he who waters will himself be watered.
But the breasts and the right thigh Aaron presented as a wave offering before the LORD, just as Moses had commanded.
She said to Him, "Yes, Lord; I have believed that You are the Christ, the Son of God, even He who comes into the world."
"At the end of every third year you shall bring out all the tithe of your produce in that year, and shall deposit it in your town.
"The Queen of the South will rise up with this generation at the judgment and will condemn it, because she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and behold, something greater than Solomon is here.
"It stood still, but I could not discern its appearance; A form was before my eyes; There was silence, then I heard a voice:
And when she heard it, she got up quickly and was coming to Him.
"You hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your brother's eye.
So all the generations from Abraham to David are fourteen generations; from David to the deportation to Babylon, fourteen generations; and from the deportation to Babylon to the Messiah, fourteen generations.
Since that time no prophet has risen in Israel like Moses, whom the LORD knew face to face,
Epaphras, who is one of your number, a bondslave of Jesus Christ, sends you his greetings, always laboring earnestly for you in his prayers, that you may stand perfect and fully assured in all the will of God.
Behold, the Lord will dispossess her And cast her wealth into the sea; And she will be consumed with fire.
"See, I am setting before you today a blessing and a curse:
If the foundations are destroyed, What can the righteous do?"
"If you meet your enemy's ox or his donkey wandering away, you shall surely return it to him.
Jesus said to him, "On the other hand, it is written, 'YOU SHALL NOT PUT THE LORD YOUR GOD TO THE TEST.'"
He made his son pass through the fire, practiced witchcraft and used divination, and dealt with mediums and spiritists. He did much evil in the sight of the LORD provoking Him to anger.
Then Satan answered the LORD, "Does Job fear God for nothing?
Just as it is written, "FOR YOUR SAKE WE ARE BEING PUT TO DEATH ALL DAY LONG; WE WERE CONSIDERED AS SHEEP TO BE SLAUGHTERED."
Then the LORD said to Job,
From that land he went forth into Assyria, and built Nineveh and Rehoboth-Ir and Calah,
"You know the commandments, 'DO NOT MURDER, DO NOT COMMIT ADULTERY, DO NOT STEAL, DO NOT BEAR FALSE WITNESS, Do not defraud, HONOR YOUR FATHER AND MOTHER.'"
"Take Aaron and his son Eleazar and bring them up to Mount Hor;
And they left the tomb quickly with fear and great joy and ran to report it to His disciples.
"Say to them, 'Thus says the Lord GOD, "Behold, I will take the sons of Israel from among the nations where they have gone, and I will gather them from every side and bring them into their own land;
When pride comes, then comes dishonor, But with the humble is wisdom.
For WHO HAS KNOWN THE MIND OF THE LORD, OR WHO BECAME HIS COUNSELOR?
for this son of mine was dead and has come to life again; he was lost and has been found.' And they began to celebrate.
If we are faithless, He remains faithful, for He cannot deny Himself.
After the earthquake a fire, but the LORD was not in the fire; and after the fire a sound of a gentle blowing.
that by revelation there was made known to me the mystery, as I wrote before in brief.
"Which of these three do you think proved to be a neighbor to the man who fell into the robbers' hands?"
When Jehoshaphat and his people came to take their spoil, they found much among them, including goods, garments and valuable things which they took for themselves, more than they could carry. And they were three days taking the spoil because there was so much.
The one who guards his mouth preserves his life; The one who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.
Then the sons of Israel again did evil in the sight of the LORD, after Ehud died.
"Moreover, you shall speak to the Levites and say to them, 'When you take from the sons of Israel the tithe which I have given you from them for your inheritance, then you shall present an offering from it to the LORD, a tithe of the tithe.
David went up from there and stayed in the strongholds of Engedi.
for the Law brings about wrath, but where there is no law, there also is no violation.
and concerning judgment, because the ruler of this world has been judged.
'YOU HAVE MADE KNOWN TO ME THE WAYS OF LIFE; YOU WILL MAKE ME FULL OF GLADNESS WITH YOUR PRESENCE.'
Then the seventh angel poured out his bowl upon the air, and a loud voice came out of the temple from the throne, saying, "It is done."
The rest of mankind, who were not killed by these plagues, did not repent of the works of their hands, so as not to worship demons, and the idols of gold and of silver and of brass and of stone and of wood, which can neither see nor hear nor walk;