in whom the god of this world blinded the minds of the unbelieving, that the light of the Gospel of the glory of Christ, Who is the image of God, should not shine upon them.
because it is the God Who said, "Light shall shine out of darkness," Who shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
Now is the judgment of this world: now will the Prince of this world be cast out;
Who, being an effulgence of His glory and an exact expression of His substance, and upholding all things by the word of His power, having made a purification of sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high;
"He hath blinded their eyes, and He hardened their heart, lest they should see with their eyes, and understand with their heart, and turn, and I should heal them."
to open their eyes, that they may turn from darkness to light, and from the dominion of Satan to God, that they may receive remission of sins, and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified by faith in Me.'
But their minds were unimpressible; for until this day upon the reading of the old covenant the same veil remains unlifted; which in Christ is done away.
But we all, with unveiled face, reflecting as a mirror the glory of the Lord, are transfigured into the same image from glory to glory, even as by the Spirit of the Lord.
Who, existing originally in the form of God, accounted it not a prize to he equal with God.
And the Word became flesh, and tabernacled among us, (and we beheld His glory??lory as of the Only Begotten from the Father), full of grace and truth.
No one has seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, Who is in the bosom of the Father, He declared Him.
Jesus saith to him, "So long a time am I with you, and you do not know Me, Philip! He who has seen Me has seen the Father; how say you, 'Show us the Father?'
I will no more speak much with you; for the Prince of the world is coming, and he has nothing in Me;
and respecting judgment, because the ruler of this world has been judged.
in which ye once walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the authority of the air, the spirit that is now working in the sons of disobedience;
looking for the blissful hope and appearing of the glory of the great God and our Savior Jesus Christ;
We know that we are of God, and the whole world is lying in the evil one.
Again the Devil takes Him into an exceedingly high mountain, and shows Him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them;
Again, therefore, Jesus spake to them, saying, "I am the Light of the world: he that follows Me shall not walk in the darkness, but shall have the Light of life."
Jesus, therefore, said to them, "Yet a little while is the Light among you. Walk while ye have the Light, lest darkness overtake you; and he that walks in the darkness knows not where he is going.
Had I not done among them the works which no other did, they would not have had sin; but now have they both seen and hated both Me and My Father;
Nay, but I say that the things which the gentiles sacrifice, they sacrifice to demons, and not to God; and I do not wish you to become partakers with the demons.
how shall not rather the ministration of the Spirit be with glory?
for, if that which is passing away comes through glory, much more that which remains is in glory.
because to us the struggle is not against blood and flesh, but against the principalities, against the authorities, against the world-rulers of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places.
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;
And we have the more sure prophetic word, to which ye do well to take heed, as to a lamp shining in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the Morning Star arise in your hearts;
Again, a new commandment I write to you, which thing is true in Him and in you; because the darkness is passing away, and the true light is already shining.
And he seized the dragon, the old serpent, which is the Devil and Satan, and bound him for a thousand years,