For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that although he was rich he became poor for your sakes, so that by that man's poverty ye might become rich.
Just as the Son of man came not to be served, but to serve, and to give his life a ransom for many.
who, existing in the form of God, did not consider being equal to God something to seize and hold.
And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us. And we beheld his glory, glory as of the only begotten from the Father, full of grace and truth.
But God commends his love toward us, that, while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.
as grieving, but always rejoicing; as poor, but making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
And the law entered so that the offence might abound. But where sin abounded, grace was more abundant,
He who did not even spare his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how will he not also give us all things with him?
The first man was of the earth, earthly. The second man is the Lord from heaven.
The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit, is with all of you. Truly.
for appreciation of the glory of his grace, by which he blessed us in him who is beloved.
To me, a man less than the least of all the sanctified, this grace was given to preach good-news among the Gentiles, the unsearchable wealth of Christ,
And she brought forth her son, the firstborn, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in the feed trough, because there was no place for them in the inn.
I now rejoice in sufferings for you, and make complete in my flesh things lacking of the afflictions of the Christ for his body, which is the church.
And again when he brings the firstborn into the world he says, And let all the agents of God worship him.
Of old thou laid the foundation of the earth, and the heavens are the work of thy hands.
For he grew up before him as a tender plant, and as a root out of a dry ground. He has no form nor comeliness. And when we see him, there is no beauty that we should desire him.
For Zion's sake I will not hold my peace, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest, until her righteousness goes forth as brightness, and her salvation as a lamp that burns.
Thus says LORD, As the new wine is found in the cluster, and [a man] says, Destroy it not, for a blessing is in it, so I will do for my servants' sake, that I may not destroy them all.
And Jesus says to him, The foxes have holes, and the birds of the sky, nests, but the Son of man has nowhere he may lay his head.
But, so that we might not offend them, after going to the sea, cast a hook. And take up the first fish coming up, and having opened its mouth, thou will find a four-drachma coin. After taking that, give thou to them for me and thee
Is this not the carpenter, the son of Mary, and brother of James and Joses and Judah and Simon? And are not his sisters here with us? And they were offended by him.
and Joanna the wife of Chuza, Herod's steward, and Susanna, and many other women who served them from the things they possessed.
And Jesus said to him, The foxes have holes, and the birds of the sky, nests, but the Son of man has not where he might lay his head.
If therefore ye did not become faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will entrust to you what is true?
He was in the world, and the world came to be through him, and the world knew him not.
Because the law was given through Moses. Grace and truth came to be through Jesus Christ.
Jesus answered and said, This voice occurred not for my sake, but for your sakes.
All things, as many as the Father has are mine. Because of this I said that he takes from me, and will report to you.
And for their sakes I sanctify myself, so that they may also themselves be sanctified in truth.
Now if their transgression is wealth of the world, and their failure is wealth of Gentiles, how much more their fullness?
I thank my God always about you, for the grace of God that was given you in Christ Jesus,
Therefore let not one man boast in men. For all things are yours,
So that in the coming ages he might show the transcending wealth of his grace in kindness toward us in Christ Jesus.
and to become aware of the love of the Christ, which transcends knowledge, so that ye may be filled in all the fullness of God.
Because in him all things were created, things in the heavens and things upon the earth, things visible and things invisible, whether thrones or lordships or principal offices or positions of authority, all things have been created
Listen, my beloved brothers, did not God choose the poor of the world, rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom, which he promised to those who love him?
I counsel thee to buy from me gold refined from fire, so that thou may become wealthy, and white garments, so that thou may clothe thyself, and the shame of thy nakedness may not be made known, and eye-salve, so that thou may anoin