for through Him we both have our access in one Spirit to the Father.
Jesus *said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.
through whom also we have obtained our introduction by faith into this grace in which we stand; and we exult in hope of the glory of God.
For by one Spirit we were all baptized into one body, whether Jews or Greeks, whether slaves or free, and we were all made to drink of one Spirit.
in whom we have boldness and confident access through faith in Him.
So Jesus said to them again, “Truly, truly, I say to you, I am the door of the sheep.
I am the door; if anyone enters through Me, he will be saved, and will go in and out and find pasture.
For you have not received a spirit of slavery leading to fear again, but you have received a spirit of adoption as sons by which we cry out, “ Abba! Father!”
There is one body and one Spirit, just as also you were called in one hope of your calling;
yet for us there is but one God, the Father, from whom are all things and we exist for Him; and one Lord, Jesus Christ, by whom are all things, and we exist through Him.
Because you are sons, God has sent forth the Spirit of His Son into our hearts, crying, “ Abba! Father!”
giving thanks to the Father, who has qualified us to share in the inheritance of the saints in Light.
For we do not have a high priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but One who has been tempted in all things as we are, yet without sin.
(for the Law made nothing perfect), and on the other hand there is a bringing in of a better hope, through which we draw near to God.
Therefore, brethren, since we have confidence to enter the holy place by the blood of Jesus,
“I will pour out on the house of David and on the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the Spirit of grace and of supplication, so that they will look on Me whom they have pierced; and they will mourn for Him, as one mourns for an only son, and they will weep bitterly over Him like the bitter weeping over a firstborn.
Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit,
Jesus *said to her, “Woman, believe Me, an hour is coming when neither in this mountain nor in Jerusalem will you worship the Father.
In the same way the Spirit also helps our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we should, but the Spirit Himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words;
For this reason I bow my knees before the Father,
With all prayer and petition pray at all times in the Spirit, and with this in view, be on the alert with all perseverance and petition for all the saints,
With it we bless our Lord and Father, and with it we curse men, who have been made in the likeness of God;
If you address as Father the One who impartially judges according to each one’s work, conduct yourselves in fear during the time of your stay on earth;
who through Him are believers in God, who raised Him from the dead and gave Him glory, so that your faith and hope are in God.
For Christ also died for sins once for all, the just for the unjust, so that He might bring us to God, having been put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit;
My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin. And if anyone sins, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous;
But you, beloved, building yourselves up on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit,