With many other words he testified, and exhorted them, saying, "Save yourselves from this crooked generation."
Jesus answered, "Faithless and perverse generation. How long will I be with you? How long will I bear with you? Bring him here to me."
They have dealt corruptly with him. They are not his children, because of their defect. They are a perverse and crooked generation.
Moses said, "Hereby you shall know that the LORD has sent me to do all these works; for they are not from my own mind.
But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming for his baptism he said to them, "You offspring of vipers, who warned you to flee from the wrath to come?
You offspring of vipers, how can you, being evil, speak good things? For out of the abundance of the heart, the mouth speaks.
An evil and adulterous generation seeks after a sign, and there will be no sign given to it, except the sign of Jonah." He left them, and departed.
For whoever will be ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, the Son of Man also will be ashamed of him, when he comes in the glory of his Father with the holy angels."
Therefore be watchful all the time, praying that you may be able to escape all these things that will happen, and to stand before the Son of Man."
There are also many other things which Jesus did, which if they would all be written, I suppose that even the world itself would not have room for the books that would be written.
He commanded us to proclaim to the people and to testify that this is he who is appointed by God as the Judge of the living and the dead.
Judas and Silas, also being prophets themselves, encouraged the brothers with many words, and strengthened them.
When he had gone through those parts, and had encouraged them with many words, he came into Greece.
A certain young man named Eutychus sat in the window, weighed down with deep sleep. As Paul spoke still longer, being weighed down by his sleep, he fell down from the third story, and was taken up dead.
When he had gone up, and had broken bread, and eaten, and had talked with them a long while, even until break of day, he departed.
testifying both to Jews and to Greeks repentance toward God, and faith toward our Lord Jesus.
But I make my life an account of nothing precious to myself, so that I may finish my race, and the ministry which I received from the Lord Jesus, to fully testify to the Good News of the grace of God.
When they had appointed him a day, many people came to him at his lodging. He explained to them, testifying about the Kingdom of God, and persuading them concerning Jesus, both from the Law of Moses and from the Prophets, from morning until evening.
We are therefore ambassadors on behalf of Christ, as though God were entreating by us: we beg you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.
Therefore, "'Come out from among them, and be separate,' says the Lord. 'Touch no unclean thing. I will receive you.
Yes, I testify again to every man who receives circumcision, that he is a debtor to do the whole law.
This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that you no longer walk as the rest of the Gentiles also walk, in the futility of their mind,
that you may become blameless and pure, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you are seen as lights in the world,
Pay attention to yourself, and to your teaching. Continue in these things, for in doing this you will save both yourself and those who hear you.
Beware, brothers, lest perhaps there be in any one of you an evil heart of unbelief, in falling away from the living God;
Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded.
Through Silvanus, our faithful brother, as I consider him, I have written to you briefly, exhorting, and testifying that this is the true grace of God. Stand firm in it.
Because you say, 'I am rich, and have gotten riches, and have need of nothing;' and do not know that you are wretched, miserable, poor, blind, and naked;
I heard another voice from heaven, saying, "Come out of her, my people, that you have no participation in her sins, and that you do not receive of her plagues,