Simon Peter, a bond-servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have received a faith of the same kind as ours, by the righteousness of our God and Savior, Jesus Christ:
looking for the blessed hope and the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Christ Jesus,
But now apart from the Law the righteousness of God has been manifested, being witnessed by the Law and the Prophets,
If anyone serves Me, he must follow Me; and where I am, there My servant will be also; if anyone serves Me, the Father will honor him.
Paul, a bond-servant of Christ Jesus, called as an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God,
that is, that I may be encouraged together with you while among you, each of us by the other’s faith, both yours and mine.
But having the same spirit of faith, according to what is written, “ I believed, therefore I spoke,” we also believe, therefore we also speak,
To Titus, my true child in a common faith: Grace and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Savior.
Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who reside as aliens, scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, who are chosen
And my spirit has rejoiced in God my Savior.
“Behold, God is my salvation, I will trust and not be afraid; For the Lord God is my strength and song, And He has become my salvation.”
In those days Judah will be saved and Jerusalem will dwell in safety; and this is the name by which she will be called: the Lord is our righteousness.’
Now as Jesus was walking by the Sea of Galilee, He saw two brothers, Simon who was called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea; for they were fishermen.
Now the names of the twelve apostles are these: The first, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother; and James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother;
For this reason also the wisdom of God said, ‘ I will send to them prophets and apostles, and some of them they will kill and some they will persecute,
“Simon, Simon, behold, Satan has demanded permission to sift you like wheat;
He brought him to Jesus. Jesus looked at him and said, “You are Simon the son of (which is translated John; you shall be called Cephas” Peter).
So Jesus said to them again, “ Peace be with you; as the Father has sent Me, I also send you.”
So when they had finished breakfast, Jesus *said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you He *said to Him, “Yes, Lord; You know that I love Me more than these?” love You.” He *said to him, “Tend My lambs.”
And God, who knows the heart, testified to them giving them the Holy Spirit, just as He also did to us;
Simeon has related how God first concerned Himself about taking from among the Gentiles a people for His name.
For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, “ But the righteous man shall live by faith.”
But by His doing you are in Christ Jesus, who became to us wisdom from God, and righteousness and sanctification, and redemption,
Am I not free? Am I not an apostle? Have I not seen Jesus our Lord? Are you not my work in the Lord?
For I am the least of the apostles, and not fit to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
He made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, so that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.
(for He who effectually worked for Peter in his apostleship to the circumcised effectually worked for me also to the Gentiles),
which in other generations was not made known to the sons of men, as it has now been revealed to His holy apostles and prophets in the Spirit;
one Lord, one faith, one baptism,
And He gave some as apostles, and some as prophets, and some as evangelists, and some as pastors and teachers,
For to you it has been granted for Christ’s sake, not only to believe in Him, but also to suffer for His sake,
and may be found in Him, not having a righteousness of my own derived from the Law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which comes from God on the basis of faith,
For I am mindful of the sincere faith within you, which first dwelt in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice, and I am sure that it is in you as well.
Paul, a bond-servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, for the faith of those chosen of God and the knowledge of the truth which is according to godliness,
so that the proof of your faith, being more precious than gold which is perishable, even though tested by fire, may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ;
This precious value, then, is for you who believe; but for those who disbelieve, “ The stone which the builders rejected, This became the very corner stone,”
Therefore, I exhort the elders among you, as your fellow elder and witness of the sufferings of Christ, and a partaker also of the glory that is to be revealed,
For by these He has granted to us His precious and magnificent promises, so that by them you may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world by lust.