having been begotten again, not of corruptible seed, but incorruptible, through the word of God, that lives and abides.
For the word of God is living, and effectual, and sharper than any two-edged sword, and piercing even to a dividing of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.
Blessed be the God and Father of out Lord Jesus Christ, Who, according to His abundant mercy, begat us again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from among the dead,
who were born, not of bloods, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.
Jesus answered, and said to him, "Verily, verily, I say to you, unless one be born anew, he cannot see the Kingdom of God."
The heaven and the earth will pass away, but My words shall not pass away.
All things were made through Him, and apart from Him was not even one thing made that has been made.
Jesus answered, "Verily, verily, I say to you, unless one be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the Kingdom of God.
It is the Spirit That giveth life; the flesh profits nothing: the words which I have spoken to you are spirit, and they are life.
and changed the glory of the incorruptible God for the likeness of an image of corruptible man, and of birds, and quadrupeds, and reptiles.
For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality.
And this is the word of the good news which was proclaimed to you.
Whosoever has been begotten of God sins not; because His seed abides in him, and he cannot sin because he has been begotten of God.
We know that every one who has been begotten of God sins not; but he who was begotten of God keeps himself, and the evil one touches him not.