from whom the whole family in heaven and earth are denominated his children:
when the full time of the dispensation was come, to reduce all things both in heaven and on earth, under one head in Christ.
where they resided a whole year with that church, and instructed abundance of disciples, and these disciples were the first that were denominated Christians.
wherefore God has highly exalted and given him a name, which is above every name;
and having made peace by the blood of his cross, to reconcile all things to himself, both those in heaven, and those upon earth.
he that hath an ear, let him hear what the spirit saith unto the churches: to him that overcometh, will I give to eat of the hidden manna, and will give him a white stone, and in the stone a new name written, which no man understands, except he that receives it."
him that overcomes, will I make a pillar in the temple of my God, and he shall go out no more: I will write upon him the name of my God, and the name of the city of my God, which is new Jerusalem, which descends from heaven from my God: even my new name will I write.
when he had taken the book, the four animals, and the four and twenty elders fell down before the lamb, every one of them having harps, and golden vials full of odours, which are the prayers of the saints.
And I heard the number of those who were sealed: and there were sealed an hundred forty and four thousand, of all the tribes of the children of Israel.