Wherefore, holy brethren, partakers of the heavenly calling, consider the Apostle and High Priest of our confession, Jesus,
Wherefore it behoved him in all things to be made like to his brethren, that he might be a merciful and faithful high priest in things relating to God, to make propitiation for the sins of the people;
For I say that Jesus Christ became a minister of the circumcision for the truth of God, to confirm the promises of the fathers;
I pursue, looking towards the goal, for the prize of the calling on high of God in Christ Jesus.
who has saved us, and has called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given to us in Christ Jesus before the ages of time,
But Christ being come high priest of the good things to come, by the better and more perfect tabernacle not made with hand, (that is, not of this creation,)
and having a great priest over the house of God,
Jesus said therefore again to them, Peace be to you: as the Father sent me forth, I also send you.
Then he says to Thomas, Bring thy finger here and see my hands; and bring thy hand and put it into my side; and be not unbelieving, but believing.
I, the prisoner in the Lord, exhort you therefore to walk worthy of the calling wherewith ye have been called,
Having therefore a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast the confession.
where Jesus is entered as forerunner for us, become for ever a high priest according to the order of Melchisedec.
For such a high priest became us, holy, harmless, undefiled, separated from sinners, and become higher than the heavens:
Jehovah hath sworn, and will not repent, Thou art priest for ever after the order of Melchisedek.
The ox knoweth his owner, and the ass his master's crib; Israel doth not know, my people hath no intelligence.
And harp and lyre, tambour and flute, and wine are in their banquets; but they regard not the work of Jehovah, nor do they see the operation of his hands.
that they may see, and know, and consider, and understand together, that the hand of Jehovah hath done this, and the Holy One of Israel hath created it.
And thou, son of man, prepare thee a captive's baggage, and go captive by day in their sight; and thou shalt go captive from thy place to another place in their sight. It may be they will consider, though they are a rebellious house.
Because he considereth, and turneth from all his transgressions which he hath committed, he shall certainly live, he shall not die.
And now thus saith Jehovah of hosts: Consider your ways.
And now, I pray you, consider from this day and onward, from before a stone was laid upon a stone in the temple of Jehovah,
among whom are ye also the called of Jesus Christ:
But we do know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to purpose.
us, whom he has also called, not only from amongst the Jews, but also from amongst the nations?
Now if some of the branches have been broken out, and thou, being a wild olive tree, hast been grafted in amongst them, and hast become a fellow-partaker of the root and of the fatness of the olive tree,
They have been well pleased indeed, and they are their debtors; for if the nations have participated in their spiritual things, they ought also in fleshly to minister to them.
to the assembly of God which is in Corinth, to those sanctified in Christ Jesus, called saints, with all that in every place call on the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, both theirs and ours:
And I do all things for the sake of the glad tidings, that I may be fellow-partaker with them.
Because we, being many, are one loaf, one body; for we all partake of that one loaf.
(and our hope for you is sure;) or whether we are encouraged, it is for your encouragement and salvation: knowing that as ye are partakers of the sufferings, so also of the encouragement.
that they who are of the nations should be joint heirs, and a joint body, and joint partakers of his promise in Christ Jesus by the glad tidings;
There is one body and one Spirit, as ye have been also called in one hope of your calling;
giving thanks to the Father, who has made us fit for sharing the portion of the saints in light,
in the body of his flesh through death; to present you holy and unblamable and irreproachable before it,
Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of compassion, kindness, lowliness, meekness, longsuffering;
To which end we also pray always for you, that our God may count you worthy of the calling, and fulfil all the good pleasure of his goodness and the work of faith with power,
whereto he has called you by our glad tidings, to the obtaining of the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.
And they that have believing masters, let them not despise them because they are brethren; but let them the rather serve them with subjection, because they are faithful and beloved, who profit by the good and ready service rendered. These things teach and exhort.
Strive earnestly in the good conflict of faith. Lay hold of eternal life, to which thou hast been called, and hast confessed the good confession before many witnesses.
Think of what I say, for the Lord will give thee understanding in all things.
For both he that sanctifies and those sanctified are all of one; for which cause he is not ashamed to call them brethren,
For we are become companions of the Christ if indeed we hold the beginning of the assurance firm to the end;
For every high priest taken from amongst men is established for men in things relating to God, that he may offer both gifts and sacrifices for sins;
Now a summary of the things of which we are speaking is, We have such a one high priest who has sat down on the right hand of the throne of the greatness in the heavens;
But ye are a chosen race, a kingly priesthood, a holy nation, a people for a possession, that ye might set forth the excellencies of him who has called you out of darkness to his wonderful light;
For thus also the holy women who have hoped in God heretofore adorned themselves, being subject to their own husbands;
The elders which are among you I exhort, who am their fellow-elder and witness of the sufferings of the Christ, who also am partaker of the glory about to be revealed:
But the God of all grace who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ Jesus, when ye have suffered for a little while, himself shall make perfect, stablish, strengthen, ground:
As his divine power has given to us all things which relate to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that has called us by glory and virtue,
that which we have seen and heard we report to you, that ye also may have fellowship with us; and our fellowship is indeed with the Father, and with his Son Jesus Christ.
Jude, bondman of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, to the called ones beloved in God the Father and preserved in Jesus Christ:
These shall make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome them; for he is Lord of lords and King of kings: and they that are with him called, and chosen, and faithful.