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And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast a multitude of good things in store for many years, be at ease, eat, drink, and be merry!
And not many days after, the younger son, collecting his all, travelled into a far distant country, and there dissipated his substance in a life of debauchery.
Now there was a certain rich man, and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, making splendid entertainments every day:
Ye have gormandized upon the earth, and lived in every luxury: ye have pampered your hearts, as in a day of feasting on the victim slain.
As much as she hath glorified herself, and rioted in luxury, so much torment and sorrow give her: because she hath said in her heart, I sit a queen, and am no widow, and shall see no sorrow.
But what went ye out to see? A man clothed in delicate garments? Behold, they who indulge in soft raiment, and delicate food, are in king's palaces.
And Jesus said unto him, Follow me; and let the dead bury their own dead.
For this my son was dead, and is alive again; and was lost, and is found. And they began to be joyous.
2 Corinthians 5:14
For the love of Christ constraineth us, because we judge thus, that if one died for all, then were all dead:
AND you hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins,
Wherefore he saith, "Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light."
And you, who were dead in sins and in the uncircumcision of your flesh, hath he quickened with him, freely forgiving you all trespasses;
AND to the angel of the church in Sardis write, These things saith he that hath the seven spirits of God, and the seven stars; I know thy works, and that thou hast a name, as though thou wert alive, yet art dead.