but Christ as a son over his own house, which house we are, if we hold fast the confidence and the glorious hope firmly until the end.
Know ye not that ye are the temple of God and that the Spirit of God dwells in you?
has in these last times spoken unto us by his Son, whom he has appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the ages;
But if I tarry long, that thou may know how it is expedient to behave thyself in the house of God, which is the congregation of the living God, the pillar and base of the truth.
For we are made partakers of Christ, if we hold the beginning of our confidence steadfast unto the end;
But we desire that each one of you show the same diligence until the end for the fulfillment of your hope,
And ye shall be hated of all men for my name, but he that endures to the end shall be saved.
by whom we also have access by faith into this grace in which we stand and glory in hope of the glory of the sons of God.
What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom ye have of God, and that ye are not your own?
And what agreement does the temple of God have with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God has said, I will dwell in them and walk in them and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.
Having, therefore, a great high priest who penetrated the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast this profession of our hope.
let us hold fast the profession of our hope without wavering (for he is faithful that promised).
Do not lose, therefore, this your confidence, which has great recompense of reward;
ye also, as living stones, are built up a spiritual house, a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, well pleasing to God by Jesus, the Christ.
Yet I have set my king upon Zion, the mountain of my holiness.
Kiss the Son lest he be angry, and ye perish from the way when his wrath is kindled in a little while. Blessed are all those that put their trust in him.
The Father loves the Son and has given all things into his hand.
Behold, therefore, the goodness and severity of God: on those who fell, severity, but toward thee, goodness if thou continue in his goodness; otherwise thou also shalt be cut off.
And believing, the God of hope fills you with all joy and peace that ye may abound in hope by the virtue of the Holy Spirit.
And let us not be weary in well doing, for in due season we shall reap if we faint not.
in whom all the building fitly framed together grows unto a holy temple in the Lord,
if ye continue in the faith grounded and settled and are not moved away from the hope of the gospel, which ye have heard and which is preached to every creature which is under heaven, of which I Paul am made a minister,
Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God, even our Father, who has loved us and has given us eternal consolation and good hope through grace,
who was faithful to him that appointed him over all his house, as also Moses was faithful.
Let us therefore make haste to enter into that rest, lest anyone fall after the same example of disobedience.
Now the just shall live by faith, but if any man draws back, my soul shall have no pleasure in him.
whom having not seen, ye love; in whom, though at present ye see him not, yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory;
And unto the angel of the congregation in Thyatira write; These things, saith the Son of God, who has his eyes like unto a flame of fire and his feet like unto brilliant metal:
For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given, and the government is placed upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called The Wonderful One, The Counsellor, The God, The Mighty One, The Eternal Father, The Prince of Peace.
And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, a small rock and upon the large rock I will build my congregation , and the gates of Hades shall not prevail against her.
Praised be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus, the Christ, who according to his great mercy has begotten us again unto a living hope by the resurrection of Jesus, the Christ, from the dead,