Wherefore consider Him who endured such contradiction of sinners against Himself, that ye may not give out, fainting in your minds:
And let us not be weary in doing good: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.
If the world hate you, ye know that it hated me first.
For which cause we are not disheartened: but though our outward man decayeth, yet the inward man is renewed daily.
Have ye forgotten the exhortation, which speaketh to you as to sons, saying, "My son, despise not the chastening of the Lord, nor saint when rebuked by Him?
The disciple is not above his master, nor the servant above his lord:
the Son of man came eating and drinking like other men, and they call Him a gluttonous man, and a wine-bibber, and a friend of publicans and sinners. But wisdom is justified by her children.
which the pharisees hearing, said, "He only casts out demons by the help of Beelzebub the prince of the devils."
Why do thy disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? for they wash not their hands when they eat.
but when the chief priests and scribes saw the wonders that He wrought, and the children crying out in the temple, Hosanna to the Son of David, they were vexed to the heart, and said to Him, Dost thou hear what these say?
And when He was come into the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came to Him as He was teaching, and said, By what authority dost thou these things, and who gave thee this authority?
and would have seized Him, but that they were afraid of the people; because they took Him for a prophet.
And Simeon blessed them, and said to Mary his mother, Behold, this child is appointed for the fall and rising again of many in Israel, and for a sign which shall be spoken against,
And all the synagogue were filled with rage, when they heard these things,
And the scribes and pharisees began to cavil, saying, Who is this that talketh blasphemies? Who can forgive sins but God?
But some of them said, He casteth out demons by Beelzebub the prince of demons:
As He was saying these things unto them the scribes and pharisees began vehemently to attack Him, and urge Him to speak of many things,
And He laid his hands upon her; and immediately she was made straight, and glorified God.
And as He went into the house of one of the chief of the pharisees to eat on the sabbath-day, and they were watching Him,
And the pharisees and scribes murmured, saying, This man entertaineth wicked persons, and eateth with them.
And some of the pharisees from among the multitude said to Him, Master, rebuke thy disciples.
And for this did the Jews persecute Jesus, and endeavoured to put Him to death; because He had done these things on the sabbath-day.
And there was much murmuring among the people concerning Him: for some said, He is a good man; others said, No: He deceiveth the people.
The pharisees therefore said to Him, Thou bearest witness of thyself; thy testimony is not true.
The Jews therefore answered and said unto Him. Do we not rightly say, that thou art a Samaritan, and art possessed by a demon?
The Jews therefore said unto Him, Now we are sure that thou art possessed by a demon. Abraham is dead, and the prophets too; and thou sayest, If any one keep my word, he shall never taste of death: art thou greater than our father Abraham, who is dead?
Therefore they took up stones to throw at Him. But Jesus concealed Himself, and went out of the temple, through the midst of them, and so passed on.
And some of the pharisees who were present, heard these words, and said to Him, Are we blind also?
But Jesus said unto them,
And a great number of the Jews understanding that He was there, came not only on account of Jesus, but that they might see Lazarus also, whom He had raised from the dead.
And upon his saying these things, one of the officers that stood by struck Jesus, saying, Dost thou answer the high-priest thus?
Wherefore, my beloved brethren, be stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, since ye know that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.
Therefore having received this ministry, as we have obtained mercy, we are not disheartened:
But be not you, my brethren, discouraged from well-doing. And if any obey not our order,
Consider what I say, and the Lord give thee understanding in all things.
Wherefore, holy brethren, partakers of the heavenly calling, consider the apostle and high-priest of our profession, Christ Jesus;
looking unto Jesus the leader and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.
and for my name's sake thou hast laboured, and hast not fainted.