And I will put enmity
Between you and the woman,
And between your seed and her seed;
He shall bruise you on the head,
And you shall bruise him on the heel.”
In your seed all the nations of the earth shall be blessed, because you have obeyed My voice.”
“The scepter shall not depart from Judah,
Nor the ruler’s staff from between his feet,
Until Shiloh comes,
And to him shall be the obedience of the peoples.
May his name endure forever;
May his name increase as long as the sun shines;
And let men bless themselves by him;
Let all nations call him blessed.
Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign: Behold, a virgin will be with child and bear a son, and she will call His name Immanuel.
For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us;
And the government will rest on His shoulders;
And His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God,
Eternal Father, Prince of Peace.
“Blessed be the Lord God of Israel,
For He has visited us and accomplished redemption for His people,
For the Law was given through Moses; grace and truth were realized through Jesus Christ.
Jesus *said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.
It is you who are the sons of the prophets and of the covenant which God made with your fathers, saying to Abraham, ‘And in your seed all the families of the earth shall be blessed.’
And we preach to you the good news of the promise made to the fathers,
For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
For I say that Christ has become a servant to the circumcision on behalf of the truth of God to confirm the promises given to the fathers,
Now the promises were spoken to Abraham and to his seed. He does not say, “And to seeds,” as referring to many, but rather to one, “And to your seed,” that is, Christ.
so that you will not be sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patience inherit the promises.
But the one whose genealogy is not traced from them collected a tenth from Abraham and blessed the one who had the promises.
since they relate only to food and drink and various washings, regulations for the body imposed until a time of reformation.
All these died in faith, without receiving the promises, but having seen them and having welcomed them from a distance, and having confessed that they were strangers and exiles on the earth.
Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.
1 John 2:24
As for you, let that abide in you which you heard from the beginning. If what you heard from the beginning abides in you, you also will abide in the Son and in the Father.
1 John 5:11
And the testimony is this, that God has given us eternal life, and this life is in His Son.
2 Corinthians 4:6
For God, who said, “Light shall shine out of darkness,” is the One who has shone in our hearts to give the Light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Christ.
For the Lord has built up Zion;
He has appeared in His glory.
‘And do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from evil. [For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen.’]
“Glory to God in the highest,
And on earth peace among men with whom He is pleased.”
For from Him and through Him and to Him are all things. To Him be the glory forever. Amen.
Therefore, accept one another, just as Christ also accepted us to the glory of God.
to the praise of the glory of His grace, which He freely bestowed on us in the Beloved.
so that in the ages to come He might show the surpassing riches of His grace in kindness toward us in Christ Jesus.
To me, the very least of all saints, this grace was given, to preach to the Gentiles the unfathomable riches of Christ,
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.
2 Thessalonians 1:10
when He comes to be glorified in His saints on that day, and to be marveled at among all who have believed—for our testimony to you was believed.
1 Peter 1:12
It was revealed to them that they were not serving themselves, but you, in these things which now have been announced to you through those who preached the gospel to you by the Holy Spirit sent from heaven—things into which angels long to look.
saying,“Amen, blessing and glory and wisdom and thanksgiving and honor and power and might, be to our God forever and ever. Amen.”