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Now He who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will supply and multiply your seed for sowing and increase the harvest of your righteousness;
"Truly, truly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it bears much fruit.
While He was on the way to Jerusalem, He was passing between Samaria and Galilee.
And He called the twelve together, and gave them power and authority over all the demons and to heal diseases.
just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many."
For we have brought nothing into the world, so we cannot take anything out of it either.
But Jesus said, "Let the children alone, and do not hinder them from coming to Me; for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these."
Then God said, "Let there be lights in the expanse of the heavens to separate the day from the night, and let them be for signs and for seasons and for days and years;
"I kept looking Until thrones were set up, And the Ancient of Days took His seat; His vesture was like white snow And the hair of His head like pure wool His throne was ablaze with flames, Its wheels were a burning fire.
Therefore you have no excuse, everyone of you who passes judgment, for in that which you judge another, you condemn yourself; for you who judge practice the same things.
I, the Preacher, have been king over Israel in Jerusalem.
Therefore many other signs Jesus also performed in the presence of the disciples, which are not written in this book;
For this reason the Jews were persecuting Jesus, because He was doing these things on the Sabbath.
BE ANGRY, AND yet DO NOT SIN; do not let the sun go down on your anger,
how much more will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered Himself without blemish to God, cleanse your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?
knowing this, that our old self was crucified with Him, in order that our body of sin might be done away with, so that we would no longer be slaves to sin;
Now in those days John the Baptist came, preaching in the wilderness of Judea, saying,
Now this I say, he who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and he who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.
"I can do nothing on My own initiative As I hear, I judge; and My judgment is just, because I do not seek My own will, but the will of Him who sent Me.
And the wolf will dwell with the lamb, And the leopard will lie down with the young goat, And the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; And a little boy will lead them.
"For nothing will be impossible with God."
Therefore, laying aside falsehood, SPEAK TRUTH EACH ONE of you WITH HIS NEIGHBOR, for we are members of one another.
Then to Adam He said, "Because you have listened to the voice of your wife, and have eaten from the tree about which I commanded you, saying, 'You shall not eat from it'; Cursed is the ground because of you; In toil you will eat of it All the days of your life.
"And all things you ask in prayer, believing, you will receive."
"Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary, and brother of James and Joses and Judas and Simon? Are not His sisters here with us?" And they took offense at Him.
Devote yourselves to prayer, keeping alert in it with an attitude of thanksgiving;
Or do you think lightly of the riches of His kindness and tolerance and patience, not knowing that the kindness of God leads you to repentance?
Wives, be subject to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.
While they were telling these things, He Himself stood in their midst and said to them, "Peace be to you."
"So I say to you, ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.
Then the seventh angel sounded; and there were loud voices in heaven, saying, "The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of His Christ; and He will reign forever and ever."
"No longer do I call you slaves, for the slave does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all things that I have heard from My Father I have made known to you.
And Jesus, crying out with a loud voice, said, "Father, INTO YOUR HANDS I COMMIT MY SPIRIT." Having said this, He breathed His last.
"But from the beginning of creation, God MADE THEM MALE AND FEMALE.
saying, "Father, if You are willing, remove this cup from Me; yet not My will, but Yours be done."
that, in reference to your former manner of life, you lay aside the old self, which is being corrupted in accordance with the lusts of deceit,
"Behold, I am going to send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and terrible day of the LORD.
Where there is no vision, the people are unrestrained, But happy is he who keeps the law.
For God is my witness, how I long for you all with the affection of Christ Jesus.
"I am the living bread that came down out of heaven; if anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever; and the bread also which I will give for the life of the world is My flesh."
'EVERY RAVINE WILL BE FILLED, AND EVERY MOUNTAIN AND HILL WILL BE BROUGHT LOW; THE CROOKED WILL BECOME STRAIGHT, AND THE ROUGH ROADS SMOOTH;
But if the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, He who raised Christ Jesus from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through His Spirit who dwells in you.
"Teacher, which is the great commandment in the Law?"
Seek the LORD while He may be found; Call upon Him while He is near.
"For he was counted among us and received his share in this ministry."
Simon Peter answered, "You are the Christ, the Son of the living God."
having been filled with the fruit of righteousness which comes through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.
But to each one of us grace was given according to the measure of Christ's gift.
Then they came to Jericho And as He was leaving Jericho with His disciples and a large crowd, a blind beggar named Bartimaeus, the son of Timaeus, was sitting by the road.
and they all, from smallest to greatest, were giving attention to him, saying, "This man is what is called the Great Power of God."
When the Lamb broke the fifth seal, I saw underneath the altar the souls of those who had been slain because of the word of God, and because of the testimony which they had maintained;
for today in the city of David there has been born for you a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.
"Another came, saying, 'Master, here is your mina, which I kept put away in a handkerchief;
The LORD says to my Lord: "Sit at My right hand Until I make Your enemies a footstool for Your feet."
'Now then, if you will indeed obey My voice and keep My covenant, then you shall be My own possession among all the peoples, for all the earth is Mine;
But the crowds were aware of this and followed Him; and welcoming them, He began speaking to them about the kingdom of God and curing those who had need of healing.
For as he thinks within himself, so he is. He says to you, "Eat and drink!" But his heart is not with you.
They passed through the Phrygian and Galatian region, having been forbidden by the Holy Spirit to speak the word in Asia;
Soon afterwards, He began going around from one city and village to another, proclaiming and preaching the kingdom of God. The twelve were with Him,
But of the Son He says, "YOUR THRONE, O GOD, IS FOREVER AND EVER, AND THE RIGHTEOUS SCEPTER IS THE SCEPTER OF HIS KINGDOM.
Never take your own revenge, beloved, but leave room for the wrath of God, for it is written, "VENGEANCE IS MINE, I WILL REPAY," says the Lord.
You foolish Galatians, who has bewitched you, before whose eyes Jesus Christ was publicly portrayed as crucified?
But the synagogue official, indignant because Jesus had healed on the Sabbath, began saying to the crowd in response, "There are six days in which work should be done; so come during them and get healed, and not on the Sabbath day."
Each one must do just as he has purposed in his heart, not grudgingly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.
Let me sing now for my well-beloved A song of my beloved concerning His vineyard. My well-beloved had a vineyard on a fertile hill.
and He said to them, "Thus it is written, that the Christ would suffer and rise again from the dead the third day,
John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace, from Him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven Spirits who are before His throne,
Thus says the LORD, your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel, "I am the LORD your God, who teaches you to profit, Who leads you in the way you should go.
"Comfort, O comfort My people," says your God.
"And he himself will show you a large upper room furnished and ready; prepare for us there."
When they had entered the city, they went up to the upper room where they were staying; that is, Peter and John and James and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James the son of Alphaeus, and Simon the Zealot, and Judas the son of James.
A ruler questioned Him, saying, "Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?"
Do not participate in the unfruitful deeds of darkness, but instead even expose them;
You husbands in the same way, live with your wives in an understanding way, as with someone weaker, since she is a woman; and show her honor as a fellow heir of the grace of life, so that your prayers will not be hindered.
A woman must quietly receive instruction with entire submissiveness.
For we also once were foolish ourselves, disobedient, deceived, enslaved to various lusts and pleasures, spending our life in malice and envy, hateful, hating one another.
For we know that the Law is spiritual, but I am of flesh, sold into bondage to sin.
"For behold, I create new heavens and a new earth; And the former things will not be remembered or come to mind.
Likewise, I want women to adorn themselves with proper clothing, modestly and discreetly, not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly garments,
"Truly, truly, I say to you, he who believes has eternal life.
And the dragon stood on the sand of the seashore. Then I saw a beast coming up out of the sea, having ten horns and seven heads, and on his horns were ten diadems, and on his heads were blasphemous names.
A woman named Lydia, from the city of Thyatira, a seller of purple fabrics, a worshiper of God, was listening; and the Lord opened her heart to respond to the things spoken by Paul.
"Behold, I have given you authority to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing will injure you.
Then the LORD God said, "Behold, the man has become like one of Us, knowing good and evil; and now, he might stretch out his hand, and take also from the tree of life, and eat, and live forever"--
who were born, not of blood nor of the will of the flesh nor of the will of man, but of God.
"Do not judge, and you will not be judged; and do not condemn, and you will not be condemned; pardon, and you will be pardoned.
knowing that the laying aside of my earthly dwelling is imminent, as also our Lord Jesus Christ has made clear to me.
And He said to them, "Is it lawful to do good or to do harm on the Sabbath, to save a life or to kill?" But they kept silent.
He touched my mouth with it and said, "Behold, this has touched your lips; and your iniquity is taken away and your sin is forgiven."
knowing that whatever good thing each one does, this he will receive back from the Lord, whether slave or free.
Soon afterwards He went to a city called Nain; and His disciples were going along with Him, accompanied by a large crowd.
Now we know that whatever the Law says, it speaks to those who are under the Law, so that every mouth may be closed and all the world may become accountable to God;
"So you are to know and discern that from the issuing of a decree to restore and rebuild Jerusalem until Messiah the Prince there will be seven weeks and sixty-two weeks; it will be built again, with plaza and moat, even in times of distress.
At the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, "ELOI, ELOI, LAMA SABACHTHANI?" which is translated, "MY GOD, MY GOD, WHY HAVE YOU FORSAKEN ME?"
It was at this time that He went off to the mountain to pray, and He spent the whole night in prayer to God.
You were running well; who hindered you from obeying the truth?
By this the love of God was manifested in us, that God has sent His only begotten Son into the world so that we might live through Him.
For if God did not spare angels when they sinned, but cast them into hell and committed them to pits of darkness, reserved for judgment;
When they had done this, they enclosed a great quantity of fish, and their nets began to break;
"Again I say to you, that if two of you agree on earth about anything that they may ask, it shall be done for them by My Father who is in heaven.
But He knew what they were thinking, and He said to the man with the withered hand, "Get up and come forward!" And he got up and came forward.
"I call heaven and earth to witness against you today, that I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse. So choose life in order that you may live, you and your descendants,
Six days later, Jesus took with Him Peter and James and John, and brought them up on a high mountain by themselves. And He was transfigured before them;
But now, thus says the LORD, your Creator, O Jacob, And He who formed you, O Israel, "Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name; you are Mine!
For this reason we must pay much closer attention to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away from it.
'For the life of the flesh is in the blood, and I have given it to you on the altar to make atonement for your souls; for it is the blood by reason of the life that makes atonement.'
But each one is tempted when he is carried away and enticed by his own lust.
Now for this very reason also, applying all diligence, in your faith supply moral excellence, and in your moral excellence, knowledge,
"For then there will be a great tribulation, such as has not occurred since the beginning of the world until now, nor ever will.
"Or if he asks for a fish, he will not give him a snake, will he?
Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who reside as aliens, scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, who are chosen
Hezekiah was the father of Manasseh, Manasseh the father of Amon, and Amon the father of Josiah.
What then? Are we better than they? Not at all; for we have already charged that both Jews and Greeks are all under sin;
Who among you is wise and understanding? Let him show by his good behavior his deeds in the gentleness of wisdom.
to whom God willed to make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.
Therefore many of the Jews read this inscription, for the place where Jesus was crucified was near the city; and it was written in Hebrew, Latin and in Greek.
Then He said to the man, "Stretch out your hand!" He stretched it out, and it was restored to normal, like the other.
When the Gentiles heard this, they began rejoicing and glorifying the word of the Lord; and as many as had been appointed to eternal life believed.
Zacharias said to the angel, "How will I know this for certain? For I am an old man and my wife is advanced in years."
what we have seen and heard we proclaim to you also, so that you too may have fellowship with us; and indeed our fellowship is with the Father, and with His Son Jesus Christ.
Behold, the LORD'S hand is not so short That it cannot save; Nor is His ear so dull That it cannot hear.
But what does it say? "THE WORD IS NEAR YOU, IN YOUR MOUTH AND IN YOUR HEART"--that is, the word of faith which we are preaching,
"Thus says the LORD, the King of Israel and his Redeemer, the LORD of hosts: 'I am the first and I am the last, And there is no God besides Me.
For the love of money is a root of all sorts of evil, and some by longing for it have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs.
Now all these things are from God, who reconciled us to Himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation,
He was despised and forsaken of men, A man of sorrows and acquainted with grief; And like one from whom men hide their face He was despised, and we did not esteem Him.
"Of Him all the prophets bear witness that through His name everyone who believes in Him receives forgiveness of sins."
Do you not know that those who run in a race all run, but only one receives the prize? Run in such a way that you may win.
Six days later Jesus took with Him Peter and James and John his brother, and led them up on a high mountain by themselves.
Jesus replied and said, "A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among robbers, and they stripped him and beat him, and went away leaving him half dead.
At this time Peter stood up in the midst of the brethren (a gathering of about one hundred and twenty persons was there together), and said,
"Moreover, I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit within you; and I will remove the heart of stone from your flesh and give you a heart of flesh.
As He was sitting on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to Him privately, saying, "Tell us, when will these things happen, and what will be the sign of Your coming, and of the end of the age?"
Be devoted to one another in brotherly love; give preference to one another in honor;
"Behold, I send you out as sheep in the midst of wolves; so be shrewd as serpents and innocent as doves.
"For I also am a man under authority, with soldiers under me; and I say to this one, 'Go!' and he goes, and to another, 'Come!' and he comes, and to my slave, 'Do this!' and he does it."
In the exercise of His will He brought us forth by the word of truth, so that we would be a kind of first fruits among His creatures.
'For I was hungry, and you gave Me something to eat; I was thirsty, and you gave Me something to drink; I was a stranger, and you invited Me in;
It is a trustworthy statement, deserving full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, among whom I am foremost of all.
for this is My blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for forgiveness of sins.
'He will speak out against the Most High and wear down the saints of the Highest One, and he will intend to make alterations in times and in law; and they will be given into his hand for a time, times, and half a time.
To receive instruction in wise behavior, Righteousness, justice and equity;
"Now, Father, glorify Me together with Yourself, with the glory which I had with You before the world was.
namely, if any man is above reproach, the husband of one wife, having children who believe, not accused of dissipation or rebellion.
For the anxious longing of the creation waits eagerly for the revealing of the sons of God.
"There is a lad here who has five barley loaves and two fish, but what are these for so many people?"
"He flees because he is a hired hand and is not concerned about the sheep.
But the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid; for behold, I bring you good news of great joy which will be for all the people;
Two are better than one because they have a good return for their labor.
"I know that after my departure savage wolves will come in among you, not sparing the flock;
Now it will come about that In the last days The mountain of the house of the LORD Will be established as the chief of the mountains, And will be raised above the hills; And all the nations will stream to it.
The word of the LORD came to Jonah the son of Amittai saying,
'Do not fear what you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to cast some of you into prison, so that you will be tested, and you will have tribulation for ten days Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life.
A time to weep and a time to laugh; A time to mourn and a time to dance.
The king said to them, "I had a dream and my spirit is anxious to understand the dream."
But Ruth said, "Do not urge me to leave you or turn back from following you; for where you go, I will go, and where you lodge, I will lodge. Your people shall be my people, and your God, my God.
"And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall name Him Jesus.
Jesus said to her, "Woman, believe Me, an hour is coming when neither in this mountain nor in Jerusalem will you worship the Father.
Beloved, I urge you as aliens and strangers to abstain from fleshly lusts which wage war against the soul.
And David brought up his men who were with him, each with his household; and they lived in the cities of Hebron.
Now concerning spiritual gifts, brethren, I do not want you to be unaware.
"But you, when you pray, go into your inner room, close your door and pray to your Father who is in secret, and your Father who sees what is done in secret will reward you.
While they were eating, He took some bread, and after a blessing He broke it, and gave it to them, and said, "Take it; this is My body."
More than that, I count all things to be loss in view of the surpassing value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and count them but rubbish so that I may gain Christ,
And He began to teach them that the Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders and the chief priests and the scribes, and be killed, and after three days rise again.
After this He went down to Capernaum, He and His mother and His brothers and His disciples; and they stayed there a few days.
Now at this time Mary arose and went in a hurry to the hill country, to a city of Judah,
So then, when the Lord Jesus had spoken to them, He was received up into heaven and sat down at the right hand of God.
Thus says the LORD, "Stand by the ways and see and ask for the ancient paths, Where the good way is, and walk in it; And you will find rest for your souls. But they said, 'We will not walk in it.'
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.
"Behold, all souls are Mine; the soul of the father as well as the soul of the son is Mine The soul who sins will die.
even the righteousness of God through faith in Jesus Christ for all those who believe; for there is no distinction;
And they took him and brought him to the Areopagus, saying, "May we know what this new teaching is which you are proclaiming?
and they will fall by the edge of the sword, and will be led captive into all the nations; and Jerusalem will be trampled under foot by the Gentiles until the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled.
And looking at them Jesus said to them, "With people this is impossible, but with God all things are possible."
He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High Will abide in the shadow of the Almighty.
Create in me a clean heart, O God, And renew a steadfast spirit within me.
At that time the Feast of the Dedication took place at Jerusalem;
Therefore the soldiers did these things. But standing by the cross of Jesus were His mother, and His mother's sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene.
Therefore we do not lose heart, but though our outer man is decaying, yet our inner man is being renewed day by day.
Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.
Now while Paul was waiting for them at Athens, his spirit was being provoked within him as he was observing the city full of idols.
"And then the sign of the Son of Man will appear in the sky, and then all the tribes of the earth will mourn, and they will see the SON OF MAN COMING ON THE CLOUDS OF THE SKY with power and great glory.
Slaves, be obedient to those who are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in the sincerity of your heart, as to Christ;
After He had said these things, He was going on ahead, going up to Jerusalem.
"If a man sells his daughter as a female slave, she is not to go free as the male slaves do.
And He said to them, "When you pray, say: 'Father, hallowed be Your name. Your kingdom come.
But by His doing you are in Christ Jesus, who became to us wisdom from God, and righteousness and sanctification, and redemption,
"Whoever sheds man's blood, By man his blood shall be shed, For in the image of God He made man.
"Other seed fell on the rocky ground where it did not have much soil; and immediately it sprang up because it had no depth of soil.
And he began to give them his attention, expecting to receive something from them.
Your word I have treasured in my heart, That I may not sin against You.
But examine everything carefully; hold fast to that which is good;
For he who lacks these qualities is blind or short-sighted, having forgotten his purification from his former sins.
When Herod the king heard this, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him.
Paul, a bond-servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, for the faith of those chosen of God and the knowledge of the truth which is according to godliness,
Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal among you, which comes upon you for your testing, as though some strange thing were happening to you;
But when Cephas came to Antioch, I opposed him to his face, because he stood condemned.
"For just as the Father raises the dead and gives them life, even so the Son also gives life to whom He wishes.
Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful;
who is the one who condemns? Christ Jesus is He who died, yes, rather who was raised, who is at the right hand of God, who also intercedes for us.
When they heard this, they quieted down and glorified God, saying, "Well then, God has granted to the Gentiles also the repentance that leads to life."
Now there elapsed an interval of about three hours, and his wife came in, not knowing what had happened.
But we should always give thanks to God for you, brethren beloved by the Lord, because God has chosen you from the beginning for salvation through sanctification by the Spirit and faith in the truth.
"But as for you, Daniel, conceal these words and seal up the book until the end of time; many will go back and forth, and knowledge will increase."
I have no greater joy than this, to hear of my children walking in the truth.
"Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together, the way a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and you were unwilling.
For just as the body without the spirit is dead, so also faith without works is dead.
"Blessed are the gentle, for they shall inherit the earth.
"For in six days the LORD made the heavens and the earth, the sea and all that is in them, and rested on the seventh day; therefore the LORD blessed the sabbath day and made it holy.
"For the promise is for you and your children and for all who are far off, as many as the Lord our God will call to Himself."
and to govern the day and the night, and to separate the light from the darkness; and God saw that it was good.
And I heard a loud voice from the throne, saying, "Behold, the tabernacle of God is among men, and He will dwell among them, and they shall be His people, and God Himself will be among them,
(although Jesus Himself was not baptizing, but His disciples were),
It came also in the days of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah, king of Judah, until the end of the eleventh year of Zedekiah the son of Josiah, king of Judah, until the exile of Jerusalem in the fifth month.
He said, "Naked I came from my mother's womb, And naked I shall return there The LORD gave and the LORD has taken away. Blessed be the name of the LORD."
Now, little children, abide in Him, so that when He appears, we may have confidence and not shrink away from Him in shame at His coming.
As they were speaking to the people, the priests and the captain of the temple guard and the Sadducees came up to them,
"And behold, you shall be silent and unable to speak until the day when these things take place, because you did not believe my words, which will be fulfilled in their proper time."
And he causes all, the small and the great, and the rich and the poor, and the free men and the slaves, to be given a mark on their right hand or on their forehead,
Submit yourselves for the Lord's sake to every human institution, whether to a king as the one in authority,
I commend to you our sister Phoebe, who is a servant of the church which is at Cenchrea;
But as for you, speak the things which are fitting for sound doctrine.
and the Holy Spirit descended upon Him in bodily form like a dove, and a voice came out of heaven, "You are My beloved Son, in You I am well-pleased."
and there were in it all kinds of four-footed animals and crawling creatures of the earth and birds of the air.
Do you not know? Have you not heard? The Everlasting God, the LORD, the Creator of the ends of the earth Does not become weary or tired His understanding is inscrutable.
'Your kingdom come Your will be done, On earth as it is in heaven.
Then he believed in the LORD; and He reckoned it to him as righteousness.
At that time the disciples came to Jesus and said, "Who then is greatest in the kingdom of heaven?"
For what the Law could not do, weak as it was through the flesh, God did: sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and as an offering for sin, He condemned sin in the flesh,
Simon Peter, a bond-servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have received a faith of the same kind as ours, by the righteousness of our God and Savior, Jesus Christ:
From the sole of the foot even to the head There is nothing sound in it, Only bruises, welts and raw wounds, Not pressed out or bandaged, Nor softened with oil.
When they had approached Jerusalem and had come to Bethphage, at the Mount of Olives, then Jesus sent two disciples,
Only conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or remain absent, I will hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;
and said, "Truly I say to you, unless you are converted and become like children, you will not enter the kingdom of heaven.
"There shall not be found among you anyone who makes his son or his daughter pass through the fire, one who uses divination, one who practices witchcraft, or one who interprets omens, or a sorcerer,
And I saw the dead, the great and the small, standing before the throne, and books were opened; and another book was opened, which is the book of life; and the dead were judged from the things which were written in the books, according to their deeds.
"Therefore having been exalted to the right hand of God, and having received from the Father the promise of the Holy Spirit, He has poured forth this which you both see and hear.
Now in Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha (which translated in Greek is called Dorcas); this woman was abounding with deeds of kindness and charity which she continually did.
"For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed the evil thoughts, fornications, thefts, murders, adulteries,
But take care that this liberty of yours does not somehow become a stumbling block to the weak.
Jesus got up and went away from there to the region of Tyre. And when He had entered a house, He wanted no one to know of it; yet He could not escape notice.
You younger men, likewise, be subject to your elders; and all of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, for GOD IS OPPOSED TO THE PROUD, BUT GIVES GRACE TO THE HUMBLE.
Beloved, while I was making every effort to write you about our common salvation, I felt the necessity to write to you appealing that you contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all handed down to the saints.
"You men who are stiff-necked and uncircumcised in heart and ears are always resisting the Holy Spirit; you are doing just as your fathers did.
THEY WILL PERISH, BUT YOU REMAIN; AND THEY ALL WILL BECOME OLD LIKE A GARMENT,
I thank my God in all my remembrance of you,
Therefore, since it remains for some to enter it, and those who formerly had good news preached to them failed to enter because of disobedience,
"For the Son of Man is going to come in the glory of His Father with His angels, and WILL THEN REPAY EVERY MAN ACCORDING TO HIS DEEDS.
"Arise, shine; for your light has come, And the glory of the LORD has risen upon you.
Since you have in obedience to the truth purified your souls for a sincere love of the brethren, fervently love one another from the heart,
He who did not spare His own Son, but delivered Him over for us all, how will He not also with Him freely give us all things?
but the one who did not know it, and committed deeds worthy of a flogging, will receive but few From everyone who has been given much, much will be required; and to whom they entrusted much, of him they will ask all the more.
This is the testimony of John, when the Jews sent to him priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, "Who are you?"
And the beast was seized, and with him the false prophet who performed the signs in his presence, by which he deceived those who had received the mark of the beast and those who worshiped his image; these two were thrown alive into the lake of fire which burns with brimstone.
and make straight paths for your feet, so that the limb which is lame may not be put out of joint, but rather be healed.
For those who are according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who are according to the Spirit, the things of the Spirit.
But when Jesus saw this, He was indignant and said to them, "Permit the children to come to Me; do not hinder them; for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.
The grass withers, the flower fades, But the word of our God stands forever.
I was very glad to find some of your children walking in truth, just as we have received commandment to do from the Father.
"For I also am a man placed under authority, with soldiers under me; and I say to this one, 'Go!' and he goes, and to another, 'Come!' and he comes, and to my slave, 'Do this!' and he does it."
"Whenever you stand praying, forgive, if you have anything against anyone, so that your Father who is in heaven will also forgive you your transgressions.
And He sat down opposite the treasury, and began observing how the people were putting money into the treasury; and many rich people were putting in large sums.
"Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth? Tell Me, if you have understanding,
Come now, you rich, weep and howl for your miseries which are coming upon you.
The people were waiting for Zacharias, and were wondering at his delay in the temple.
"Do not be afraid of them, For I am with you to deliver you," declares the LORD.
"Blessed be the Lord God of Israel, For He has visited us and accomplished redemption for His people,
For the body is not one member, but many.
"The scepter shall not depart from Judah, Nor the ruler's staff from between his feet, Until Shiloh comes, And to him shall be the obedience of the peoples.
They heard the sound of the LORD God walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the LORD God among the trees of the garden.
Let such a person consider this, that what we are in word by letters when absent, such persons we are also in deed when present.
To the church of God which is at Corinth, to those who have been sanctified in Christ Jesus, saints by calling, with all who in every place call on the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, their Lord and ours:
"He who rejects Me and does not receive My sayings, has one who judges him; the word I spoke is what will judge him at the last day.
"These words, which I am commanding you today, shall be on your heart.
All you beasts of the field, All you beasts in the forest, Come to eat.
just as He says also in another passage, "YOU ARE A PRIEST FOREVER ACCORDING TO THE ORDER OF MELCHIZEDEK."
I am telling the truth in Christ, I am not lying, my conscience testifies with me in the Holy Spirit,
Now when the apostles in Jerusalem heard that Samaria had received the word of God, they sent them Peter and John,
And He will judge between the nations, And will render decisions for many peoples; And they will hammer their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks Nation will not lift up sword against nation, And never again will they learn war.
giving thanks to the Father, who has qualified us to share in the inheritance of the saints in Light.
"For whoever is ashamed of Me and My words in this adulterous and sinful generation, the Son of Man will also be ashamed of him when He comes in the glory of His Father with the holy angels."
But immorality or any impurity or greed must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints;
Jesus summoned His twelve disciples and gave them authority over unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal every kind of disease and every kind of sickness.
Through Him then, let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that give thanks to His name.
Again the next day John was standing with two of his disciples,
that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you a spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of Him.
But Thomas, one of the twelve, called Didymus, was not with them when Jesus came.
For this is the love of God, that we keep His commandments; and His commandments are not burdensome.
"Indeed all Israel has transgressed Your law and turned aside, not obeying Your voice; so the curse has been poured out on us, along with the oath which is written in the law of Moses the servant of God, for we have sinned against Him.
Then Jerusalem was going out to him, and all Judea and all the district around the Jordan;
Come now, you who say, "Today or tomorrow we will go to such and such a city, and spend a year there and engage in business and make a profit."
Then they said to him, "Who are you, so that we may give an answer to those who sent us? What do you say about yourself?"
But now Christ has been raised from the dead, the first fruits of those who are asleep.
"The Spirit told me to go with them without misgivings These six brethren also went with me and we entered the man's house.
Then I said, "Alas, Lord GOD! Behold, I do not know how to speak, Because I am a youth."
And He said to them, "Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men."
After this, Jesus, knowing that all things had already been accomplished, to fulfill the Scripture, said, "I am thirsty."
For we maintain that a man is justified by faith apart from works of the Law.
Then I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, "Whom shall I send, and who will go for Us?" Then I said, "Here am I. Send me!"
And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
So, for my part, I am eager to preach the gospel to you also who are in Rome.
Do two men walk together unless they have made an appointment?
"Then after the sixty-two weeks the Messiah will be cut off and have nothing, and the people of the prince who is to come will destroy the city and the sanctuary And its end will come with a flood; even to the end there will be war; desolations are determined.
Before the mountains were born Or You gave birth to the earth and the world, Even from everlasting to everlasting, You are God.
"But it will be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon in the judgment than for you.
As a result, we are no longer to be children, tossed here and there by waves and carried about by every wind of doctrine, by the trickery of men, by craftiness in deceitful scheming;
And Jesus answered saying to them, "Have faith in God.
for where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.
And although you were formerly alienated and hostile in mind, engaged in evil deeds,
Then the LORD passed by in front of him and proclaimed, "The LORD, the LORD God, compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in lovingkindness and truth;
He left Judea and went away again into Galilee.
After these things he left Athens and went to Corinth.
"Glory to God in the highest, And on earth peace among men with whom He is pleased."
By the seventh day God completed His work which He had done, and He rested on the seventh day from all His work which He had done.
Now concerning the things about which you wrote, it is good for a man not to touch a woman.
"See, I have taught you statutes and judgments just as the LORD my God commanded me, that you should do thus in the land where you are entering to possess it.
Now about that time Herod the king laid hands on some who belonged to the church in order to mistreat them.
Then the sons of the prophets who were at Bethel came out to Elisha and said to him, "Do you know that the LORD will take away your master from over you today?" And he said, "Yes, I know; be still."
until we all attain to the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to a mature man, to the measure of the stature which belongs to the fullness of Christ.
Now as they observed the confidence of Peter and John and understood that they were uneducated and untrained men, they were amazed, and began to recognize them as having been with Jesus.
for with the heart a person believes, resulting in righteousness, and with the mouth he confesses, resulting in salvation.
"You shall not worship them or serve them; for I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children, on the third and the fourth generations of those who hate Me,
In the early morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house, and went away to a secluded place, and was praying there.
"For the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire laborers for his vineyard.
But when he had considered this, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, "Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife; for the Child who has been conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit.
Uzziah was the father of Jotham, Jotham the father of Ahaz, and Ahaz the father of Hezekiah.
"And it will come about that whoever calls on the name of the LORD Will be delivered; For on Mount Zion and in Jerusalem There will be those who escape, As the LORD has said, Even among the survivors whom the LORD calls.
And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in real knowledge and all discernment,
Now the LORD appeared to him by the oaks of Mamre, while he was sitting at the tent door in the heat of the day.
and to Apphia our sister, and to Archippus our fellow soldier, and to the church in your house:
As they approached Jerusalem, at Bethphage and Bethany, near the Mount of Olives, He sent two of His disciples,
The apostles gathered together with Jesus; and they reported to Him all that they had done and taught.
"The LORD your God will raise up for you a prophet like me from among you, from your countrymen, you shall listen to him.
"And he will turn many of the sons of Israel back to the Lord their God.
Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your toil is not in vain in the Lord.
For the Law, since it has only a shadow of the good things to come and not the very form of things, can never, by the same sacrifices which they offer continually year by year, make perfect those who draw near.
The daughter of Zion is left like a shelter in a vineyard, Like a watchman's hut in a cucumber field, like a besieged city.
"And he would have gladly filled his stomach with the pods that the swine were eating, and no one was giving anything to him.
By the sweat of your face You will eat bread, Till you return to the ground, Because from it you were taken; For you are dust, And to dust you shall return."
For I do not want you to be unaware, brethren, that our fathers were all under the cloud and all passed through the sea;
"He must increase, but I must decrease.
being diligent to preserve the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
He began to teach again by the sea And such a very large crowd gathered to Him that He got into a boat in the sea and sat down; and the whole crowd was by the sea on the land.
whom heaven must receive until the period of restoration of all things about which God spoke by the mouth of His holy prophets from ancient time.
For we did not follow cleverly devised tales when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we were eyewitnesses of His majesty.
They asked him, and said to him, "Why then are you baptizing, if you are not the Christ, nor Elijah, nor the Prophet?"
who was declared the Son of God with power by the resurrection from the dead, according to the Spirit of holiness, Jesus Christ our Lord,
The serpent said to the woman, "You surely will not die!
They went into Capernaum; and immediately on the Sabbath He entered the synagogue and began to teach.
"You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain, for the LORD will not leave him unpunished who takes His name in vain.
I saw no temple in it, for the Lord God the Almighty and the Lamb are its temple.
For the love of Christ controls us, having concluded this, that one died for all, therefore all died;
And a leper came to Jesus, beseeching Him and falling on his knees before Him, and saying, "If You are willing, You can make me clean."
To sum up, all of you be harmonious, sympathetic, brotherly, kindhearted, and humble in spirit;
He who was delivered over because of our transgressions, and was raised because of our justification.
"For everyone who does evil hates the Light, and does not come to the Light for fear that his deeds will be exposed.
have you not made distinctions among yourselves, and become judges with evil motives?
The young man said to Him, "All these things I have kept; what am I still lacking?"
"Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse the lepers, cast out demons. Freely you received, freely give.
But you, why do you judge your brother? Or you again, why do you regard your brother with contempt? For we will all stand before the judgment seat of God.
"Therefore if you are presenting your offering at the altar, and there remember that your brother has something against you,
"Is this not the fast which I choose, To loosen the bonds of wickedness, To undo the bands of the yoke, And to let the oppressed go free And break every yoke?
Behold, My servant will prosper, He will be high and lifted up and greatly exalted.
Now I desire to remind you, though you know all things once for all, that the Lord, after saving a people out of the land of Egypt, subsequently destroyed those who did not believe.
For ground that drinks the rain which often falls on it and brings forth vegetation useful to those for whose sake it is also tilled, receives a blessing from God;
John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins.
So then, while we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, and especially to those who are of the household of the faith.
But may it never be that I would boast, except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision means anything, but faith working through love.
Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body; and be thankful.
Now we request you, brethren, with regard to the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and our gathering together to Him,
Little children, let us not love with word or with tongue, but in deed and truth.
We are destroying speculations and every lofty thing raised up against the knowledge of God, and we are taking every thought captive to the obedience of Christ,
For this is the will of God, your sanctification; that is, that you abstain from sexual immorality;
Jesus answered them, "Truly, truly, I say to you, everyone who commits sin is the slave of sin.
From that time Jesus began to show His disciples that He must go to Jerusalem, and suffer many things from the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and be raised up on the third day.
Then death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire This is the second death, the lake of fire.
This persuasion did not come from Him who calls you.
For this reason I also suffer these things, but I am not ashamed; for I know whom I have believed and I am convinced that He is able to guard what I have entrusted to Him until that day.
The LORD'S lovingkindnesses indeed never cease, For His compassions never fail.
Now it came about in the days when the judges governed, that there was a famine in the land And a certain man of Bethlehem in Judah went to sojourn in the land of Moab with his wife and his two sons.
"I will surely tell of the decree of the LORD: He said to Me, 'You are My Son, Today I have begotten You.
Blessed is he who reads and those who hear the words of the prophecy, and heed the things which are written in it; for the time is near.
And Jesus answered and said to them, "See to it that no one misleads you.
But now faith, hope, love, abide these three; but the greatest of these is love.
Therefore the LORD raises against them adversaries from Rezin And spurs their enemies on,
longing to see you, even as I recall your tears, so that I may be filled with joy.
For if while we were enemies we were reconciled to God through the death of His Son, much more, having been reconciled, we shall be saved by His life.
For the mind set on the flesh is death, but the mind set on the Spirit is life and peace,
But about midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns of praise to God, and the prisoners were listening to them;
May it never be! For otherwise, how will God judge the world?
"I am the good shepherd, and I know My own and My own know Me,
SO THAT THE REST OF MANKIND MAY SEEK THE LORD, AND ALL THE GENTILES WHO ARE CALLED BY MY NAME,'
What shall we say then? Is the Law sin? May it never be! On the contrary, I would not have come to know sin except through the Law; for I would not have known about coveting if the Law had not said, "YOU SHALL NOT COVET."
instructing us to deny ungodliness and worldly desires and to live sensibly, righteously and godly in the present age,
"In that day I will raise up the fallen booth of David, And wall up its breaches; I will also raise up its ruins And rebuild it as in the days of old;
"Everyone who divorces his wife and marries another commits adultery, and he who marries one who is divorced from a husband commits adultery.
"Keep the charge of the LORD your God, to walk in His ways, to keep His statutes, His commandments, His ordinances, and His testimonies, according to what is written in the Law of Moses, that you may succeed in all that you do and wherever you turn,
"You shall not covet your neighbor's house; you shall not covet your neighbor's wife or his male servant or his female servant or his ox or his donkey or anything that belongs to your neighbor."
I heard another voice from heaven, saying, "Come out of her, my people, so that you will not participate in her sins and receive of her plagues;
having a hope in God, which these men cherish themselves, that there shall certainly be a resurrection of both the righteous and the wicked.
knowing, brethren beloved by God, His choice of you;
So the word of the Lord was growing mightily and prevailing.
When Jesus had spoken these words, He went forth with His disciples over the ravine of the Kidron, where there was a garden, in which He entered with His disciples.
But whatever things were gain to me, those things I have counted as loss for the sake of Christ.
And He said to them, "I was watching Satan fall from heaven like lightning.
When the LORD first spoke through Hosea, the LORD said to Hosea, "Go, take to yourself a wife of harlotry and have children of harlotry; for the land commits flagrant harlotry, forsaking the LORD."
Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart Be acceptable in Your sight, O LORD, my rock and my Redeemer.
When Jesus saw him lying there, and knew that he had already been a long time in that condition, He said to him, "Do you wish to get well?"
"If anyone is willing to do His will, he will know of the teaching, whether it is of God or whether I speak from Myself.
I will give thanks to You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Wonderful are Your works, And my soul knows it very well.
and you have forgotten the exhortation which is addressed to you as sons, "MY SON, DO NOT REGARD LIGHTLY THE DISCIPLINE OF THE LORD, NOR FAINT WHEN YOU ARE REPROVED BY HIM;
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.
For He Himself is our peace, who made both groups into one and broke down the barrier of the dividing wall,
And He went a little beyond them, and fell on His face and prayed, saying, "My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from Me; yet not as I will, but as You will."
And God blessed Noah and his sons and said to them, "Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth.
"Behold, the days are coming," declares the LORD, "When I will raise up for David a righteous Branch; And He will reign as king and act wisely And do justice and righteousness in the land.
We know that we are of God, and that the whole world lies in the power of the evil one.
namely, that God was in Christ reconciling the world to Himself, not counting their trespasses against them, and He has committed to us the word of reconciliation.
Here is wisdom Let him who has understanding calculate the number of the beast, for the number is that of a man; and his number is six hundred and sixty-six.
For this reason we also constantly thank God that when you received the word of God which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men, but for what it really is, the word of God, which also performs its work in you who believe.
And when the days for their purification according to the law of Moses were completed, they brought Him up to Jerusalem to present Him to the Lord
A joyful heart is good medicine, But a broken spirit dries up the bones.
one God and Father of all who is over all and through all and in all.
one Lord, one faith, one baptism,
You will make known to me the path of life; In Your presence is fullness of joy; In Your right hand there are pleasures forever.
John answered and said to them all, "As for me, I baptize you with water; but One is coming who is mightier than I, and I am not fit to untie the thong of His sandals; He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.
'You will seek Me and find Me when you search for Me with all your heart.
"Blessed are those who have been persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
For the gospel has for this purpose been preached even to those who are dead, that though they are judged in the flesh as men, they may live in the spirit according to the will of God.
And Melchizedek king of Salem brought out bread and wine; now he was a priest of God Most High.
Unless the LORD builds the house, They labor in vain who build it; Unless the LORD guards the city, The watchman keeps awake in vain.
But what I am doing I will continue to do, so that I may cut off opportunity from those who desire an opportunity to be regarded just as we are in the matter about which they are boasting.
And Jesus was saying to them, "Truly I say to you, there are some of those who are standing here who will not taste death until they see the kingdom of God after it has come with power."
That day Jesus went out of the house and was sitting by the sea.
[And Philip said, "If you believe with all your heart, you may." And he answered and said, "I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God."]
"Let us rejoice and be glad and give the glory to Him, for the marriage of the Lamb has come and His bride has made herself ready."
Jesus was going throughout all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every kind of disease and every kind of sickness among the people.
But when Christ appeared as a high priest of the good things to come, He entered through the greater and more perfect tabernacle, not made with hands, that is to say, not of this creation;
Then He said to His disciples, "The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few.
"But the tax collector, standing some distance away, was even unwilling to lift up his eyes to heaven, but was beating his breast, saying, 'God, be merciful to me, the sinner!'
"I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven; and whatever you bind on earth shall have been bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth shall have been loosed in heaven."
To the law and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this word, it is because they have no dawn.
And He said, "If you will give earnest heed to the voice of the LORD your God, and do what is right in His sight, and give ear to His commandments, and keep all His statutes, I will put none of the diseases on you which I have put on the Egyptians; for I, the LORD, am your healer."
therefore, we ourselves speak proudly of you among the churches of God for your perseverance and faith in the midst of all your persecutions and afflictions which you endure.
Beloved, do not imitate what is evil, but what is good The one who does good is of God; the one who does evil has not seen God.
Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil; Who substitute darkness for light and light for darkness; Who substitute bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter!
Now when they had gone, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, "Get up! Take the Child and His mother and flee to Egypt, and remain there until I tell you; for Herod is going to search for the Child to destroy Him."
that He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with power through His Spirit in the inner man,
The LORD appeared to him from afar, saying, "I have loved you with an everlasting love; Therefore I have drawn you with lovingkindness.
But godliness actually is a means of great gain when accompanied by contentment.
which is really not another; only there are some who are disturbing you and want to distort the gospel of Christ.
"If you keep My commandments, you will abide in My love; just as I have kept My Father's commandments and abide in His love.
They went out from us, but they were not really of us; for if they had been of us, they would have remained with us; but they went out, so that it would be shown that they all are not of us.
so that you may approve the things that are excellent, in order to be sincere and blameless until the day of Christ;
yet for us there is but one God, the Father, from whom are all things and we exist for Him; and one Lord, Jesus Christ, by whom are all things, and we exist through Him.
The conclusion, when all has been heard, is: fear God and keep His commandments, because this applies to every person.
And we know that the Son of God has come, and has given us understanding so that we may know Him who is true; and we are in Him who is true, in His Son Jesus Christ This is the true God and eternal life.
Jesus said, "Have the people sit down." Now there was much grass in the place So the men sat down, in number about five thousand.
"It was said, 'WHOEVER SENDS HIS WIFE AWAY, LET HIM GIVE HER A CERTIFICATE OF DIVORCE';
Now there is in Jerusalem by the sheep gate a pool, which is called in Hebrew Bethesda, having five porticoes.
but like the Holy One who called you, be holy yourselves also in all your behavior;
For though I caused you sorrow by my letter, I do not regret it; though I did regret it--for I see that that letter caused you sorrow, though only for a while--
"If men struggle with each other and strike a woman with child so that she gives birth prematurely, yet there is no injury, he shall surely be fined as the woman's husband may demand of him, and he shall pay as the judges decide.
Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother,
for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.
Now when He was in Jerusalem at the Passover, during the feast, many believed in His name, observing His signs which He was doing.
"The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure hidden in the field, which a man found and hid again; and from joy over it he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field.
The LORD God said to the serpent, "Because you have done this, Cursed are you more than all cattle, And more than every beast of the field; On your belly you will go, And dust you will eat All the days of your life;
how will we escape if we neglect so great a salvation? After it was at the first spoken through the Lord, it was confirmed to us by those who heard,
Immediately He called them; and they left their father Zebedee in the boat with the hired servants, and went away to follow Him.
Who has believed our message? And to whom has the arm of the LORD been revealed?
For this reason I, Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus for the sake of you Gentiles--
And it will come about in the last days That the mountain of the house of the LORD Will be established as the chief of the mountains It will be raised above the hills, And the peoples will stream to it.
There are six things which the LORD hates, Yes, seven which are an abomination to Him:
until the day when He was taken up to heaven, after He had by the Holy Spirit given orders to the apostles whom He had chosen.
And in the same way He took the cup after they had eaten, saying, "This cup which is poured out for you is the new covenant in My blood.
Know this first of all, that in the last days mockers will come with their mocking, following after their own lusts,
Reject a factious man after a first and second warning,
having canceled out the certificate of debt consisting of decrees against us, which was hostile to us; and He has taken it out of the way, having nailed it to the cross.
For we know that if the earthly tent which is our house is torn down, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.
in everything give thanks; for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus.
Jesus said to them, "My food is to do the will of Him who sent Me and to accomplish His work.
Then they sailed to the country of the Gerasenes, which is opposite Galilee.
All these died in faith, without receiving the promises, but having seen them and having welcomed them from a distance, and having confessed that they were strangers and exiles on the earth.
Do you not know that when you present yourselves to someone as slaves for obedience, you are slaves of the one whom you obey, either of sin resulting in death, or of obedience resulting in righteousness?
"May he kiss me with the kisses of his mouth! For your love is better than wine.
"Do not judge according to appearance, but judge with righteous judgment."
Therefore, holy brethren, partakers of a heavenly calling, consider Jesus, the Apostle and High Priest of our confession;
for you were formerly darkness, but now you are Light in the Lord; walk as children of Light
Therefore, putting aside all filthiness and all that remains of wickedness, in humility receive the word implanted, which is able to save your souls.
For as many as are of the works of the Law are under a curse; for it is written, "CURSED IS EVERYONE WHO DOES NOT ABIDE BY ALL THINGS WRITTEN IN THE BOOK OF THE LAW, TO PERFORM THEM."
For sin shall not be master over you, for you are not under law but under grace.
A great sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars;
who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.
just as Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord, and you have become her children if you do what is right without being frightened by any fear.
From that time Jesus began to preach and say, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand."
Where can I go from Your Spirit? Or where can I flee from Your presence?
Jesus was going through all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every kind of disease and every kind of sickness.
"Israel was holy to the LORD, The first of His harvest All who ate of it became guilty; Evil came upon them," declares the LORD.'"
And immediately after they came out of the synagogue, they came into the house of Simon and Andrew, with James and John.
If we say that we have fellowship with Him and yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth;
But I want you to understand that Christ is the head of every man, and the man is the head of a woman, and God is the head of Christ.
Yet you do not know what your life will be like tomorrow. You are just a vapor that appears for a little while and then vanishes away.
so that they may encourage the young women to love their husbands, to love their children,
"He stretches out the north over empty space And hangs the earth on nothing.
"For six days work may be done, but on the seventh day you shall have a holy day, a sabbath of complete rest to the LORD; whoever does any work on it shall be put to death.
"I have manifested Your name to the men whom You gave Me out of the world; they were Yours and You gave them to Me, and they have kept Your word.
Azor was the father of Zadok, Zadok the father of Achim, and Achim the father of Eliud.
You see that a man is justified by works and not by faith alone.
"But when you see Jerusalem surrounded by armies, then recognize that her desolation is near.
For they exchanged the truth of God for a lie, and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever. Amen.
"The LORD your God is in your midst, A victorious warrior He will exult over you with joy, He will be quiet in His love, He will rejoice over you with shouts of joy.
Because of the surpassing greatness of the revelations, for this reason, to keep me from exalting myself, there was given me a thorn in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to torment me--to keep me from exalting myself!
So the people stood at a distance, while Moses approached the thick cloud where God was.
You, however, continue in the things you have learned and become convinced of, knowing from whom you have learned them,
"I baptized you with water; but He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit."
Now when they had traveled through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to Thessalonica, where there was a synagogue of the Jews.
Now there were some Greeks among those who were going up to worship at the feast;
Then he showed me a river of the water of life, clear as crystal, coming from the throne of God and of the Lamb,
Jesus came down with them and stood on a level place; and there was a large crowd of His disciples, and a great throng of people from all Judea and Jerusalem and the coastal region of Tyre and Sidon,
To give prudence to the naive, To the youth knowledge and discretion,
Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice.
Then God said, "Let the waters teem with swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth in the open expanse of the heavens."
Jesus came out from the temple and was going away when His disciples came up to point out the temple buildings to Him.
nor will they say, 'Look, here it is!' or, 'There it is!' For behold, the kingdom of God is in your midst."
Jesus spoke to them again in parables, saying,
"I do not ask You to take them out of the world, but to keep them from the evil one.
The word of God kept on spreading; and the number of the disciples continued to increase greatly in Jerusalem, and a great many of the priests were becoming obedient to the faith.
"From the wilderness and this Lebanon, even as far as the great river, the river Euphrates, all the land of the Hittites, and as far as the Great Sea toward the setting of the sun will be your territory.
Now to Him who is able to establish you according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery which has been kept secret for long ages past,
which He brought about in Christ, when He raised Him from the dead and seated Him at His right hand in the heavenly places,
"And when you are praying, do not use meaningless repetition as the Gentiles do, for they suppose that they will be heard for their many words.
For I delight in loyalty rather than sacrifice, And in the knowledge of God rather than burnt offerings.
For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set you free from the law of sin and of death.
Brethren, my heart's desire and my prayer to God for them is for their salvation.
Therefore Pilate said to Him, "So You are a king?" Jesus answered, "You say correctly that I am a king For this I have been born, and for this I have come into the world, to testify to the truth Everyone who is of the truth hears My voice."
How can a young man keep his way pure? By keeping it according to Your word.
"And they overcame him because of the blood of the Lamb and because of the word of their testimony, and they did not love their life even when faced with death.
For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you have need again for someone to teach you the elementary principles of the oracles of God, and you have come to need milk and not solid food.
An overseer, then, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, prudent, respectable, hospitable, able to teach,
But to the one who does not work, but believes in Him who justifies the ungodly, his faith is credited as righteousness,
Then the LORD answered Job out of the whirlwind and said,
I was in the Spirit on the Lord's day, and I heard behind me a loud voice like the sound of a trumpet,
He who conceals his transgressions will not prosper, But he who confesses and forsakes them will find compassion.
so that at the name of Jesus EVERY KNEE WILL BOW, of those who are in heaven and on earth and under the earth,
they will pick up serpents, and if they drink any deadly poison, it will not hurt them; they will lay hands on the sick, and they will recover."
Be gracious to me, O God, according to Your lovingkindness; According to the greatness of Your compassion blot out my transgressions.
Thus says the LORD, "Cursed is the man who trusts in mankind And makes flesh his strength, And whose heart turns away from the LORD.
And coming in, he said to her, "Greetings, favored one! The Lord is with you."
Now the two angels came to Sodom in the evening as Lot was sitting in the gate of Sodom When Lot saw them, he rose to meet them and bowed down with his face to the ground.
But he must ask in faith without any doubting, for the one who doubts is like the surf of the sea, driven and tossed by the wind.
Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by this some have entertained angels without knowing it.
By faith Abraham, when he was called, obeyed by going out to a place which he was to receive for an inheritance; and he went out, not knowing where he was going.
In this you greatly rejoice, even though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been distressed by various trials,
Now the God of peace, who brought up from the dead the great Shepherd of the sheep through the blood of the eternal covenant, even Jesus our Lord,
But when the Pharisees heard that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered themselves together.
All who dwell on the earth will worship him, everyone whose name has not been written from the foundation of the world in the book of life of the Lamb who has been slain.
Then they returned to Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is near Jerusalem, a Sabbath day's journey away.
John answered them saying, "I baptize in water, but among you stands One whom you do not know.
Now in the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, in order to fulfill the word of the LORD by the mouth of Jeremiah, the LORD stirred up the spirit of Cyrus king of Persia, so that he sent a proclamation throughout all his kingdom, and also put it in writing, saying:
But you have come to Mount Zion and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to myriads of angels,
which in other generations was not made known to the sons of men, as it has now been revealed to His holy apostles and prophets in the Spirit;
When the hour had come, He reclined at the table, and the apostles with Him.
Jesus went out from there and came into His hometown; and His disciples followed Him.
Blow a trumpet in Zion, And sound an alarm on My holy mountain! Let all the inhabitants of the land tremble, For the day of the LORD is coming; Surely it is near,
Therefore let us celebrate the feast, not with old leaven, nor with the leaven of malice and wickedness, but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.
let it be known to all of you and to all the people of Israel, that by the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarene, whom you crucified, whom God raised from the dead--by this name this man stands here before you in good health.
And I will make you a great nation, And I will bless you, And make your name great; And so you shall be a blessing;
and Jacob's well was there. So Jesus, being wearied from His journey, was sitting thus by the well. It was about the sixth hour.
But according to His promise we are looking for new heavens and a new earth, in which righteousness dwells.
"Yet even now," declares the LORD, "Return to Me with all your heart, And with fasting, weeping and mourning;
He predestined us to adoption as sons through Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the kind intention of His will,
How lovely on the mountains Are the feet of him who brings good news, Who announces peace And brings good news of happiness, Who announces salvation, And says to Zion, "Your God reigns!"
"Truly I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, 'Be taken up and cast into the sea,' and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that what he says is going to happen, it will be granted him.
Therefore, having these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
But being full of the Holy Spirit, he gazed intently into heaven and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing at the right hand of God;
Immediately they left their nets and followed Him.
'Because you have kept the word of My perseverance, I also will keep you from the hour of testing, that hour which is about to come upon the whole world, to test those who dwell on the earth.
Then he said to me, "This is the word of the LORD to Zerubbabel saying, 'Not by might nor by power, but by My Spirit,' says the LORD of hosts.
Jesus answered them, "Has it not been written in your Law, 'I SAID, YOU ARE GODS'?
"And just as it happened in the days of Noah, so it will be also in the days of the Son of Man:
While they were listening to these things, Jesus went on to tell a parable, because He was near Jerusalem, and they supposed that the kingdom of God was going to appear immediately.
And according to Paul's custom, he went to them, and for three Sabbaths reasoned with them from the Scriptures,
"The second is like it, 'YOU SHALL LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF.'
"Blessed are you when people insult you and persecute you, and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of Me.
bearing with one another, and forgiving each other, whoever has a complaint against anyone; just as the Lord forgave you, so also should you.
But when they persisted in asking Him, He straightened up, and said to them, "He who is without sin among you, let him be the first to throw a stone at her."
I say then, God has not rejected His people, has He? May it never be! For I too am an Israelite, a descendant of Abraham, of the tribe of Benjamin.
What then shall we say that Abraham, our forefather according to the flesh, has found?
No wonder, for even Satan disguises himself as an angel of light.
At the hands of the apostles many signs and wonders were taking place among the people; and they were all with one accord in Solomon's portico.
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; A good understanding have all those who do His commandments; His praise endures forever.
When I consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, The moon and the stars, which You have ordained;
The hand of the LORD was upon me, and He brought me out by the Spirit of the LORD and set me down in the middle of the valley; and it was full of bones.
for we walk by faith, not by sight--
And He said to them, "O foolish men and slow of heart to believe in all that the prophets have spoken!
He who has the Son has the life; he who does not have the Son of God does not have the life.
Actually, then, it is already a defeat for you, that you have lawsuits with one another. Why not rather be wronged? Why not rather be defrauded?
For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face; now I know in part, but then I will know fully just as I also have been fully known.
nor to pay attention to myths and endless genealogies, which give rise to mere speculation rather than furthering the administration of God which is by faith.
for if you are living according to the flesh, you must die; but if by the Spirit you are putting to death the deeds of the body, you will live.
So He came to a city of Samaria called Sychar, near the parcel of ground that Jacob gave to his son Joseph;
And just as they did not see fit to acknowledge God any longer, God gave them over to a depraved mind, to do those things which are not proper,
Jesus answered and said to them, "This is the work of God, that you believe in Him whom He has sent."
Some Pharisees came to Jesus, testing Him and asking, "Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife for any reason at all?"
Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God were making an appeal through us; we beg you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.
The Nephilim were on the earth in those days, and also afterward, when the sons of God came in to the daughters of men, and they bore children to them. Those were the mighty men who were of old, men of renown.
For when He received honor and glory from God the Father, such an utterance as this was made to Him by the Majestic Glory, "This is My beloved Son with whom I am well-pleased"--
At that time Jesus went through the grainfields on the Sabbath, and His disciples became hungry and began to pick the heads of grain and eat.
"Was no one found who returned to give glory to God, except this foreigner?"
After these things I looked, and behold, a door standing open in heaven, and the first voice which I had heard, like the sound of a trumpet speaking with me, said, "Come up here, and I will show you what must take place after these things."
Now they had been sent from the Pharisees.
I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.
And not only this, but also we ourselves, having the first fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting eagerly for our adoption as sons, the redemption of our body.
Now there was a man named Simon, who formerly was practicing magic in the city and astonishing the people of Samaria, claiming to be someone great;
His disciples remembered that it was written, "ZEAL FOR YOUR HOUSE WILL CONSUME ME."
He was oppressed and He was afflicted, Yet He did not open His mouth; Like a lamb that is led to slaughter, And like a sheep that is silent before its shearers, So He did not open His mouth.
"The LORD was very angry with your fathers.
Therefore, take up the full armor of God, so that you will be able to resist in the evil day, and having done everything, to stand firm.
and the living One; and I was dead, and behold, I am alive forevermore, and I have the keys of death and of Hades.
But whoever has the world's goods, and sees his brother in need and closes his heart against him, how does the love of God abide in him?
Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you at the proper time,
When He approached Jerusalem, He saw the city and wept over it,
"Therefore if You worship before me, it shall all be Yours."
The angel said to her, "Do not be afraid, Mary; for you have found favor with God.
"But I tell you that every careless word that people speak, they shall give an accounting for it in the day of judgment.
"But put forth Your hand now and touch all that he has; he will surely curse You to Your face."
But I do not allow a woman to teach or exercise authority over a man, but to remain quiet.
Some Pharisees came up to Jesus, testing Him, and began to question Him whether it was lawful for a man to divorce a wife.
I looked when He broke the sixth seal, and there was a great earthquake; and the sun became black as sackcloth made of hair, and the whole moon became like blood;
the one who says he abides in Him ought himself to walk in the same manner as He walked.
So then those who were scattered because of the persecution that occurred in connection with Stephen made their way to Phoenicia and Cyprus and Antioch, speaking the word to no one except to Jews alone.
"But this is the covenant which I will make with the house of Israel after those days," declares the LORD, "I will put My law within them and on their heart I will write it; and I will be their God, and they shall be My people.
And He said to them, "Whoever divorces his wife and marries another woman commits adultery against her;
And when they had prayed, the place where they had gathered together was shaken, and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak the word of God with boldness.
"Truly, truly, I say to you, we speak of what we know and testify of what we have seen, and you do not accept our testimony.
The seventy returned with joy, saying, "Lord, even the demons are subject to us in Your name."
Paul came also to Derbe and to Lystra And a disciple was there, named Timothy, the son of a Jewish woman who was a believer, but his father was a Greek,
On the next day the large crowd who had come to the feast, when they heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem,
Commit your works to the LORD And your plans will be established.
"Surely no one can refuse the water for these to be baptized who have received the Holy Spirit just as we did, can he?"
"Now the poor man died and was carried away by the angels to Abraham's bosom; and the rich man also died and was buried.
in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.
who through Him are believers in God, who raised Him from the dead and gave Him glory, so that your faith and hope are in God.
"Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and YOU WILL FIND REST FOR YOUR SOULS.
"Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.
The mind of man plans his way, But the LORD directs his steps.
and rescued him from all his afflictions, and granted him favor and wisdom in the sight of Pharaoh, king of Egypt, and he made him governor over Egypt and all his household.
Now the Passover and Unleavened Bread were two days away; and the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how to seize Him by stealth and kill Him;
And when eight days had passed, before His circumcision, His name was then called Jesus, the name given by the angel before He was conceived in the womb.
But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, so that the surpassing greatness of the power will be of God and not from ourselves;