for we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord, and ourselves your servants for the sake of Jesus.
to the Jews indeed a stumbling-block, and to the Greeks foolishness; but to them that are called,
not that we are lords over your faith, but are helpers of your joy: for by faith ye stand.
I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance; but He that cometh after me, is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to carry: He shall baptize you with the holy Spirit and with fire.
but Jesus called them to Him and said, Ye know that the princes of the gentiles lord it over them, and their great men exercise authority upon them:
But be not ye called Rabbi; for one is your instructor even Christ, and ye are all brethren.
but He said unto them, The kings of the Gentiles lord it over them, and those in authority are called benefactors.
And they asked him, What then? art thou Elias? And he said, I am not. Art thou a prophet? and he answered, No.
John answered and said, A man can take nothing upon him, unless it be given him from heaven.
He, that speaketh from himself, seeketh his own glory: but he that seeketh the glory of Him that sent him is true, and there is no imposture in him.
If I then your Lord and Master have washed your feet, ye also ought to wash one another's feet.
Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly, that God hath made this very Jesus, whom ye crucified, both Lord and Christ.
And Peter seeing this said to the people, Men of Israel, why marvel ye at this, or why look ye so earnestly on us, as if by our own power or piety we had made this man able to walk?
Him hath God exalted with his right hand as a prince and saviour, to give repentance to Israel, and remission of sins:
But there was before in the city a man named Simon practising magic and bewitching the people of Samaria, giving out that he was some great person.
And as Peter came in, Cornelius met him, and falling down at his feet did him reverence.
According to the declaration which He made to the children of Israel, preaching peace by Jesus Christ, who is Lord of all.
And the people, seeing what Paul had done, lifted up their voice, saying in the Lycaonian tongue, The gods are come down to us in the likeness of men.
but if we live, we live to the Lord; and if we die, we die unto the Lord: whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord's.
Now we that are strong, ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves:
I have therefore matter of glorying in Christ Jesus, as to the things of God.
Is Christ divided? was Paul crucified for you? or were ye baptized into the name of Paul?
for I did not think it meet to know any thing among you, but Jesus Christ, and Him crucified.
Who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but ministers by whose means ye embraced the faith, even as the Lord gave success to each of them?
and lords many,) yet to us there is but one God the Father, from whom are all things, and we in Him; and one Lord Jesus Christ, by whom are all things, and we by Him.
For though I am free from all, yet I have made myself a servant to all, that I might gain the more.
Even as I also endeavour to please all men in all things, not seeking my own advantage, but that of many, that they may be saved.
I must acquaint you, that no one speaking by the Spirit of God, calleth Jesus a curse: and no one can say that Jesus is the Lord, but by the holy Ghost.
The first man being made out of the earth, was earthy: the second man is the Lord from heaven.
For Jesus Christ the Son of God, who was preached among you by us, even by me, and Silvanus, and Timothy, was not yea and nay,
For the love of Christ constraineth us, being fully persuaded of this, that if One died for all, then were all dead.
For, brethren, ye have been called unto liberty; only abuse not this liberty for an occasion to indulge the flesh, but by mutual love serve one another.
Some indeed through envy and strife, and some also through good-will:
and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.
For neither at any time used we flattering speech, as ye know, nor covetous pretence, God is witness:
Therefore I submit to every thing for the sake of the elect, that they also may obtain the salvation which is by Christ Jesus, with eternal glory.
who subvert whole families, teaching what they ought not, for shameful gain:
taking the episcopal charge of it, not by constraint, but willingly; not for shameful lucre, but with a ready mind:
and by artful speeches they will make sale of you for gain. Whose judgement is long since hastening, and their destruction doth not slumber.