Simon Peter, a slave and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who obtained an equally precious faith with us, in the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ:
looking for the blissful hope and appearing of the glory of the great God and our Savior Jesus Christ;
But now, apart from the law, a righteousness of God has been manifested, being witnessed by the law and the prophets;
If any one serve Me, let him follow Me; and where I am there will also My servant be. If anyone serve Me, him will My Father honor.
Paul, a slave of Jesus Christ, a called apostle, separated unto the Gospel of God,
that is, to be comforted together among you through our mutual faith, both yours and mine.
But, having the same spirit of faith, according to what has been written, "I believed, therefore did I speak"; we believe, therefore also we speak;
to Titus, a true child according to the common faith: grace and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Savior.
Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ to the sojourners of the Dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,
And, walking by the sea of Galilee, He saw two brothers, Simon who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea, for they were fishers.
Now the names of the twelve apostles are these: first, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother; James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother;
On this account also the wisdom of God said, 'I will send them prophets and apostles, and some of them will they slay, and some will they persecute;
"Simon, Simon, behold, Satan asked for you, to sift you as the wheat;
He led him to Jesus. Jesus looking on him, said, "You are Simon, the son of John; you shall be called Cephas," (which is translated Peter).
Jesus, therefore, said to them again, "Peace be to you! As the Father hath sent Me, I also send you."
So, when they breakfasted, Jesus saith to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?" He says to Him, "Yea, Lord, Thou knowest that I fondly love Thee." He saith to him, "Feed My lambs."
And the heart-knowing God bore witness to them, giving them the Holy Spirit, even as to us:
Simeon declared how God first visited the gentiles, to take out of them a people for His name.
for in it is revealed God's righteousness, from faith to faith; as it has been written, "But the righteous shall live by faith."
But of Him are ye in Christ Jesus, Who was made to us wisdom from God, also righteousness, and holiness, and redemption;
Am I not free? Am I not an apostle? Have I not seen Jesus our Lord? Are ye not my work in the Lord?
For I am the least of the apostles, who am not fit to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the assembly of God.
Him Who knew no sin He made to be sin on our behalf, that we may become God's righteousness in Him.
(for He Who wrought for Peter with regard to an apostleship of the circumcision, wrought for me also with regard to the gentiles).
which in other generations was not made known to the sons of men, as it was now revealed to His holy apostles and prophets in the Spirit;
And He gave some to be apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;
but to you it was granted as a favor in behalf of Christ, not only to believe on Him, but in His behalf to suffer also;
and be found in Him, not having my own righteousness, which is of law, but that which is through faith in Christ??he righteousness which is of God by faith:
having a remembrance of the unfeigned faith which is in you; which, indeed, dwelt first in your grand-mother Lois, and your mother Eunice; and, I have become persuaded, in you also.
Paul, a slave of God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of God's elect, and the full knowledge of the truth which is according to godliness,
that the proving of your faith??eing much more precious than gold that perishes, but is proved through fire??ay be found unto praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ;
To you, therefore, who believe is the preciousness; but to those who disbelieve, a stone which the builders rejected, this was made into a head of a corner,"
The elders, therefore, I exhort, who am a fellow-elder, and a witness of Christ's sufferings, also a partaker of the glory about to be revealed;
through which have been given to us very great and precious promises, that through these ye may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped from the corruption that is in the world in lust: