Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
My little children, of whom I travail in birth again until Christ be formed in you,
And Moses said to the Lord, Why have you done me this evil? and why have I not grace in your eyes, that you have put on me the care of all this people?
... made clear his righteousness before men ... had taken their sins on himself.
And being in great trouble of soul, the force of his prayer became stronger, and great drops, like blood, came from him, falling to the earth.
For God is my witness, how my love goes out to you all in the loving mercies of Christ Jesus.
And even if I am offered like a drink offering, giving myself for the cause and work of your faith, I am glad and have joy with you all:
For it is my desire to give you news of the great fight I am making for you and for those at Laodicea, and for all who have not seen my face in the flesh;
Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ Jesus, sends you his love, ever taking thought for you in his prayers, that you may be complete and fully certain of all the purpose of God.
Who in the days of his flesh, having sent up prayers and requests with strong crying and weeping to him who was able to give him salvation from death, had his prayer answered because of his fear of God.
And a great sign was seen in heaven: a A woman clothed with the sun, and with the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars.
Because those of whom he had knowledge before they came into existence, were marked out by him to be made like his Son, so that he might be the first among a band of brothers:
But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not give thought to the flesh to do its desires.
And put on the new man, to which God has given life, in righteousness and a true and holy way of living.
Let this mind be in you which was in Christ Jesus,
To whom God was pleased to give knowledge of the wealth of the glory of this secret among the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory:
And have put on the new man, which has become new in knowledge after the image of his maker;