For He was accounted worthy of more honor than Moses, as he who hath built it, hath more honor than the house.
And I also say unto thee, as thou art called Peter, so upon this rock, which thou hast confessed, will I build my church, and the gates of death shall not prevail against it.
For we are fellow-laborers, the servants of God: and ye are the husbandry of God, ye are the building of God.
And He is the head of the body, which is the church: who is the beginning, the first-born from the dead, that in all things He might have the pre-eminence.
whom He hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also He made the worlds.
But we see Jesus, who was made for a little while lower than the angels, in order to suffer death, that by the grace of God He might taste death for every man, crowned with glory and honor.
but Christ as a Son over his own house; whose house we are, if we maintain the free profession and exultation of hope firm unto the end.
and precious, ye also are built up as living stones, a spiritual house, an holy priesthood to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.