To reveal his Son in me, that I might announce him the good news in the nations; I consulted not with flesh and blood:
And Jesus, having answered, said to him, Happy art thou, Simon Barjona: for flesh and blood has not revealed to thee, but my Father, he in the heavens.
And the Lord said to him, Go: for he is a vessel of choice to me, to lift up my name before nations, and kings, and the sons of Israel:
He saying to his father and to his mother, I saw him not, and his brethren he knew not, and he knew not his sons; for they watched thy sayings and they will keep thy covenant.
Watch and pray, lest ye come into temptation: truly the spirit of a ready will, and the flesh weak.
And he said to all, If any one wish to come after me, let him deny himself, and lift up his cross daily and let him follow me.
And he said to another, Follow me. And he said, Lord, permit me having gone, first to inter my father.
Taking thee away from people, and nations, to whom I now send thee.
And I would not ye should be ignorant, brethren, that many times I proposed to come to you, (and I was hindered till this time,) that I might have some fruit also in you, and in the rest of the nations.
(For I speak to you the nations, inasmuch as truly I am the sent of the nations, I highly value my service:
For me to be the, workman of Jesus Christ to the nations, offering in sacrifice the good news of God, that the bringing forward of the nations be acceptable, consecrated in the Holy Spirit.
But as has been written. Which the eye saw not, and the ear heard not, and upon the heart of man it came not up, what things God has prepared for them loving him.
And this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither does corruption inherit incorruption.
For God, having spoken light to shine out of darkness, who shone in our hearts, to the enlightening of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
So that we from now know none according to the flesh: and if also we have known Christ according to the:flesh, but now we know no more.
But I make known to you, brethren, the good news announced by me that it is not according to man.
Then after fourteen years, again went I up to Jerusalem with Barnabas, having taken together Titus.
And from them seeming to be something, (whatever they were, it concerns me nothing: God receives not man's face:) for they seeming entrusted nothing to me:
That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, might give you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in his knowledge:
Which in other generations was not made known to the sons of men, as now has been revealed to his holy sent and to the prophets by the Spirit:
For the wrestling is not to us against blood and flesh, but against beginnings, against powers, against the chiefs of the world of darkness of this life, against spiritual things of wickedness in heavenly things.
Of which I was a servant, according to the stewardship of God, given to me for you, to complete the word of God;
Hindering us from speaking to the nations that they might be saved, to fill up their sins always: and the wrath of God has come before upon them even to the end.
For which I was placed a herald, and the sent, (I speak truth in Christ, I lie not;) a teacher of the nations in faith and truth.
Since therefore the young children participated in flesh and blood, he also likewise participated with them; that by death he might leave unemployed him having the strength of death, that is, the devil;