I charge you in the presence of God, who gives life to all things, and of Christ Jesus, who testified the good confession before Pontius Pilate,
I solemnly charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus and of His chosen angels, to maintain these principles without bias, doing nothing in a spirit of partiality.
Now Jesus stood before the governor, and the governor questioned Him, saying, "Are You the King of the Jews?" And Jesus said to him, "It is as you say."
"For just as the Father raises the dead and gives them life, even so the Son also gives life to whom He wishes.
Jesus answered, "My kingdom is not of this world. If My kingdom were of this world, then My servants would be fighting so that I would not be handed over to the Jews; but as it is, My kingdom is not of this realm."
and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth To Him who loves us and released us from our sins by His blood--
"To the angel of the church in Laodicea write: The Amen, the faithful and true Witness, the Beginning of the creation of God, says this:
'See now that I, I am He, And there is no god besides Me; It is I who put to death and give life I have wounded and it is I who heal, And there is no one who can deliver from My hand.
"The LORD kills and makes alive; He brings down to Sheol and raises up.
"For just as the Father has life in Himself, even so He gave to the Son also to have life in Himself;
Jesus said to him, "I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.
"These things I have spoken to you while abiding with you.
Jesus answered, "You would have no authority over Me, unless it had been given you from above; for this reason he who delivered Me to you has the greater sin."
nor is He served by human hands, as though He needed anything, since He Himself gives to all people life and breath and all things;
For there is one God, and one mediator also between God and men, the man Christ Jesus,
Fight the good fight of faith; take hold of the eternal life to which you were called, and you made the good confession in the presence of many witnesses.
Then He said to me, "It is done I am the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end I will give to the one who thirsts from the spring of the water of life without cost.
Then he showed me a river of the water of life, clear as crystal, coming from the throne of God and of the Lamb,