For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus as Lord; and ourselves as your servants for Jesus' sake;
but we preach Christ crucified; to the Jews, a stumbling-block, and to the gentiles foolishness;
Not that we have lordship over your faith, but are helpers of your joy; for by faith ye have been standing.
"I, indeed, immerse you in water unto repentance, but He Who is coming after me is mightier than I, whose sandals I am not worthy to bear, He will immerse you in the Holy Spirit and fire;
But Jesus, calling them near, said, "Ye know that the rulers of the nations exercise lordship over them.
But He said to them, "The kings of the gentiles exercise lordship over them; and those having authority over them are called 'Benefactors.'
And they asked him, "What then? Are you Elijah?" And he says, "I am not." "Are you the prophet?" And he answered, "No."
John answered and said, "A man can receive nothing, unless it has been given to him from Heaven.
He that speaks from himself seeks his own glory; but He Who seeketh the glory of Him Who sent Him the Same is true, and there is no unrighteousness in Him.
If, therefore, I, 'The Lord,' and 'The Teacher,' washed your feet, ye also ought to wash one another's feet;
"Therefore, let all the house of Israel know assuredly, that God made Him both Lord and Christ??his Jesus Whom ye crucified."
And Peter, seeing it, spake to the people, "Men of Israel, why do ye wonder at this? Or why look ye so intently on us, as though by our own power or godliness we had made him to walk
This One God exalted as a Prince and Savior, with His right hand, to give repentance to Israel, and remission of sins.
But a certain man, Simon by name, was in the city before, using sorcery, and astonishing the nation of Samaria, affirming himself to be some great one;
And when it came to pass that Peter entered, Cornelius, meeting him, and falling at his feet, worshipped him.
He sent the word to the sons of Israel, proclaiming the glad tidings of peace through Jesus Christ, (He is Lord of all):
And the multitudes, seeing what Paul did, lifted up their voice in the language of Lycaonia, saying, "The gods, made like to men, came down to us!"
For, if we live, we live to the Lord; and, if we die, we die to the Lord: whether we live, therefore, or die, we are the Lord's.
Now we, the strong, ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves.
I have, therefore, my glorying in Christ Jesus as to the things pertaining to God.
Hath Christ been divided? Was Paul crucified for you? Or were ye immersed into the name of Paul?
for I determined not to know anything among you, except Jesus Christ, and Him crucified.
What, then, is Apollos? and what is Paul? Ministers through whom ye believed; and as the Lord gave to each.
yet to us there is One God, the Father, of Whom are all things, and we for Him; and One Lord Jesus Christ, through Whom are all things, and we through Him.
For, being free from all men, I made myself servant to all, that I might gain the more.
even as I also, in all things, please all men: not seeking my own profit, but that of the many, that they may be saved.
Wherefore, I make known to you that no one speaking in the Spirit of God, says, "Jesus is accursed"; and no one can say, "Jesus is Lord," except in the Holy Spirit.
For the Son of God, Jesus Christ, Who was preached among you through us??hrough me and Sylvanus and Timothy??as not "Yea" and "Nay," "Nay," but in Him is "Yea."
For the love of Christ is constraining us; having judged this, that One died for all; consequently, they all died:
For ye were called to freedom, brethren; only use not your freedom for an occasion to the flesh, but through love serve one another;
Some, indeed, preach Christ even because of envy and strife; and some also of good-will;
and every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord to the glory of God the Father.
For neither, at any time, did we use a word of flattery, as ye know, nor a semblance of covetousness, God is witness;
Therefore, I suffer all things for the sake of the elect, that they also may obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus, with eternal glory.
whom it is needful to reduce to silence: who, indeed, are overthrowing whole houses, teaching what they ought not, for the sake of base gain.
feed the flock of God which is among you, overseeing it, not by constraint, but willingly; nor yet for base gain, but of a ready mind;
and, in covetousness, will they, with feigned words, make merchandise of you; for whom the judgment from of old lingers not, and their destruction slumbers not.