but, if I delay, that you may know how you ought to behave yourself in a house of God, which, indeed, is an assembly of the living God, a pillar and basis of the truth,
And Simon Peter, answering, said, "Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God."
Verily, I say to you, whatsoever ye bind upon the earth shall have been bound in Heaven, and whatsoever ye loose on the earth shall have been loosed in Heaven.
And what agreement has a temple of God with idols? for we are a temple of the living God, as God said, "I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be My people."
And, perceiving the grace which was given to me, James and Cephas and John, who were reputed to be pillars, gave to me and Barnabas right-hands of fellowship, that we should go to the gentiles, and they to the circumcision;
For to this end we labor and strive, because we have set our hope on the living God, Who is Savior of all men, especially of believers.
ye yourselves also, as living stones, are being built up a spiritual house, to be a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.
And I also say to you, that you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build My assembly, and the gates of Hades shall not prevail against it.
And we have believed and know, that Thou art the Holy One of God."
Jesus saith to him, "I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father, except through Me.
Pilate, therefore, said to Him, "Art Thou, then, a King?" Jesus answered, "You say that I am a King. To this end have I been born, and to this end have I come into the world, that I should testify to the truth. Every one who is of the truth hears My voice."
until the day in which He was taken up, after having given commandment, through the Holy Spirit, to the apostles whom He chose;
and saying, "Men, why do ye these things? We also are men of like nature with you, proclaiming to you glad tidings, that ye should turn from these vanities to the living God, Who made the heaven, and the earth, and the sea, and all things that are in them;
And it shall be that in the place where it was said, 'Ye are not My people,' there shall they be called sons of the living God."
being made manifest that ye are Christ's epistle ministered by us, written not with ink, but with the Spirit of the living God; not in tablets of stone, but in tablets that are hearts of flesh.
in the word of truth, in the power of God; through the weapons of righteousness on the right hand and on the left,
O foolish Galatians! Who bewitched you, before whose eyes Jesus Christ was openly set forth crucified?
in Whom all the building, fitly framed together, is growing up into a holy temple in the Lord;
because of the hope laid up for you in Heaven, of which ye heard before in the word of the truth of the Gospel,
for they themselves report, concerning us, what manner of entrance we had to you, and how ye turned to God from idols to serve a living and true God,
It is needful, therefore, that the bishop be irreproachable, a husband of one wife, temperate, sober-minded, orderly, hospitable, apt to teach,
(but, if one knows not how to preside over his own house, how will he take care of an assembly of God?);
And, confessedly, great is the mystery of godliness; God was manifested in flesh, was justified in the Spirit, was seen by angels, preached among the gentiles, believed on in the world, taken up in glory.
Who only hath immortality, inhabiting light unapproachable, Whom no man ever saw or is able to see; to Whom be honor and dominion eternal. Amen.
But, in a great house, there are not only vessels of gold and silver, but also of wood and of earth; and some, indeed, unto honor and some unto dishonor.
Who was faithful to Him Who appointed Him, as also was Moses in all His house.
Take heed, brethren, lest at any time there shall be in anyone of you an evil heart of unbelief, in falling away from the living God;
how much more shall 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?
But ye have come to Mount Zion, and to the city of the Living God, the Heavenly Jerusalem, and to myriads of angels,
And I saw another angel ascending from the rising of the sun, having a seal of the living God; and he cried with a great voice to the four angels, to whom it was given to hurt the earth and the sea,