Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His great mercy has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
But now Christ has been raised from the dead, the first fruits of those who are asleep.
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort,
for you have been born again not of seed which is perishable but imperishable, that is, through the living and enduring word of God.
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ,
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.
Corresponding to that, baptism now saves you--not the removal of dirt from the flesh, but an appeal to God for a good conscience--through the resurrection of Jesus Christ,
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 said, "Blessed be the LORD, the God of Israel, who spoke with His mouth to my father David and has fulfilled it with His hand, saying,
So David blessed the LORD in the sight of all the assembly; and David said, "Blessed are You, O LORD God of Israel our father, forever and ever.
Then David said to all the assembly, "Now bless the LORD your God." And all the assembly blessed the LORD, the God of their fathers, and bowed low and did homage to the LORD and to the king.
Blessed be the LORD, the God of Israel, From everlasting to everlasting. Amen and Amen.
Blessed be the LORD God, the God of Israel, Who alone works wonders.
For You, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive, And abundant in lovingkindness to all who call upon You.
But You, O Lord, are a God merciful and gracious, Slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness and truth.
Your dead will live; Their corpses will rise You who lie in the dust, awake and shout for joy, For your dew is as the dew of the dawn, And the earth will give birth to the departed spirits.
He prayed to the LORD and said, "Please LORD, was not this what I said while I was still in my own country? Therefore in order to forestall this I fled to Tarshish, for I knew that You are a gracious and compassionate God, slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness, and one who relents concerning calamity.
who were born, not of blood nor of the will of the flesh nor of the will of man, but of God.
Jesus answered and said to him, "Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God."
He who was delivered over because of our transgressions, and was raised because of our justification.
and perseverance, proven character; and proven character, hope;
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.
But the free gift is not like the transgression. For if by the transgression of the one the many died, much more did the grace of God and the gift by the grace of the one Man, Jesus Christ, abound to the many.
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.
For in hope we have been saved, but hope that is seen is not hope; for who hopes for what he already sees?
Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you will abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
But now faith, hope, love, abide these three; but the greatest of these is love.
In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of His grace
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.
and raised us up with Him, and seated us with Him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus,
Now to Him who is able to do far more abundantly beyond all that we ask or think, according to the power that works within us,
if indeed you continue in the faith firmly established and steadfast, and not moved away from the hope of the gospel that you have heard, which was proclaimed in all creation under heaven, and of which I, Paul, was made a minister.
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.
constantly bearing in mind your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ in the presence of our God and Father,
But we do not want you to be uninformed, brethren, about those who are asleep, so that you will not grieve as do the rest who have no hope.
and the grace of our Lord was more than abundant, with the faith and love which are found in Christ Jesus.
looking for the blessed hope and the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Christ Jesus,
But when the kindness of God our Savior and His love for mankind appeared,
but Christ was faithful as a Son over His house--whose house we are, if we hold fast our confidence and the boast of our hope firm until the end.
so that by two unchangeable things in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have taken refuge would have strong encouragement to take hold of the hope set before us.
like newborn babies, long for the pure milk of the word, so that by it you may grow in respect to salvation,
If you know that He is righteous, you know that everyone also who practices righteousness is born of Him.
No one who is born of God practices sin, because His seed abides in him; and he cannot sin, because he is born of God.
Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God.
Whoever believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and whoever loves the Father loves the child born of Him.
For whatever is born of God overcomes the world; and this is the victory that has overcome the world--our faith.
We know that no one who is born of God sins; but He who was born of God keeps him, and the evil one does not touch him.