For it was expedient that he, for whom are all things and by whom are all things, preparing to bring forth many sons in his glory, should perfect the author of their saving health through sufferings.
ought not the Christ to have suffered these things and to enter (like this) into his glory?
For of him and by him and in him are all things. To him be the glory for the ages. Amen.
and said unto them, Thus it is written, and thus it behooved the Christ to suffer and to rise from the dead the third day;
God has exalted him with his right hand as Prince and Saviour, to give repentance to Israel and forgiveness of sins.
And he said unto them, Go ye and tell that fox, Behold, I cast out demons, and I do cures today and tomorrow, and the third day I shall be perfected.
and killed the Author of life, whom God has raised from the dead, of which we are witnesses.
where our precursor, Jesus, has entered for us and is made high priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec.
For the law makes men high priests who have weakness; but the word of the oath, which was after the law, has made perfect a Son forever.
with our eyes fixed on Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who having been offered joy, endured the cross , despising the shame and was seated at the right hand of the throne of God.
That be far from thee to do after this manner, to slay the righteous with the wicked and that the righteous should be treated as the wicked that are far from thee. Shall not the Judge of all the earth do right?
And he said, No, but I am the Prince of the host of the LORD; now I am come. Then Joshua falling upon his face in the earth worshipped him and said unto him, What saith my lord unto his slave?
Behold, I have given him for a witness to the peoples, a captain and teacher to the peoples.
Even though they hire the Gentiles, now I will gather them, and they shall sorrow a little for the burden of the king and of the princes.
The breaker shall go up before them; they shall break through and pass through the gate and go out by it; and their king shall pass before them, the LORD at the head of them.
and not for that nation only, but that he should also gather together in one the sons of God that were scattered abroad.
When Jesus therefore had received the vinegar, he said, It is finished, and he bowed his head and gave the Spirit.
whom God purposed for reconciliation through faith in his blood for the manifestation of his righteousness, for the remission of sins that are past, by the patience of God,
For all that are led by the Spirit of God, the same are sons of God.
For unto those whom he knew beforehand, he also marked out beforehand the way that they might be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.
and making known the riches of his glory on the vessels of mercy, which he has prepared unto glory?
As he saith also in Hosea, I will call them my people, who were not my people, and her beloved, who was not beloved.
but we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, even the hidden wisdom, which God predestined before the ages unto our glory,
but to us there is but one God, the Father, of whom are all things, and we in him; and one Lord, Jesus Christ, by whom are all things, and we by him.
Therefore we all, beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord with uncovered face, are transformed from glory to glory into the same likeness, even as by the Spirit of the Lord.
For our tribulation, which is momentary and light, prepares an exceeding and eternal weight of glory unto us;
And all this by God, who reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and gave us the ministry of reconciliation;
and will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.
having marked out beforehand the way for us to be adopted as sons by Jesus Christ in himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,
That in the ages to come he might show the exceeding riches of his grace in his kindness toward us in Christ Jesus.
To the intent that now unto the principalities and powers in heavenly places might be known by the congregation the manifold wisdom of God,
for by him were all things created, that are in the heavens and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they are thrones or dominions or principalities or powers: all things were created by him and in him;
When Christ, who is our life, shall be manifested, then shall ye also be manifested with him in glory.
Therefore, I endure all things for the sake of the elect, that they may also obtain the saving health which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.
although he was the Son of God, yet he learned obedience by the things which he suffered;
For it was expedient that we have such a high priest, who is holy, innocent, undefiled, separate from sinners, and made higher than the heavens,
Unto whom it was revealed that not unto themselves, but unto us they did administer the things, which are now announced unto you by those that have preached the gospel unto you by the Holy Spirit sent down from heaven, which things the angels desire to look into.
The elders who are among you I exhort (I am also an elder with them and a witness of the afflictions of the Christ, and also a participant of the glory that shall be revealed).
But the God of all grace, who has called us unto his eternal glory by Jesus, the Christ, after ye have suffered a little while, he himself perfects, confirms, strengthens, and establishes you.
Behold, what charity the Father has given us, that we should be called the sons of God; therefore the world does not know us, because it does not know him.
Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honour and virtue; for thou hast created all things, and by thy will they have their being and were created.
After this I saw, and, behold, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations and kindreds and peoples and tongues stood before the throne and before the Lamb clothed with long white robes and palms in their hands