For unto us was the gospel preached, as well as unto them, but it did not profit those that heard the word without mixing it with faith.
For this cause also we thank God without ceasing, that having received from us the word to hear from God, ye received it not as the word of men, (but as it is in truth) the word of God, which effectually works in you that believe.
Unto you first, God, having raised up his Son Jesus, sent him to bless you, that each one of you might turn from his iniquities.
Then Paul and Barnabas speaking with freedom, said, It was necessary indeed that the word of God should first have been spoken to you; but seeing ye put it from you and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, behold, we turn to the Gentiles.
For circumcision verily profits if thou keep the law, but if thou art a rebel to the law, thy circumcision is made into a foreskin.
But not everyone hearkens unto the gospel. For Isaiah says, Lord, who has believed our report?
And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor and though I give my body to be burned and have not charity, it profits me nothing.
And the scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the Gentiles through faith, evangelized Abraham in advance, saying, In thee shall all the Gentiles be blessed.
Ye know how through weakness of the flesh I preached the gospel unto you at the first.
For our gospel did not come unto you in word only, but also in power and in the Holy Spirit and in full assurance as ye know what manner of men we were among you for your sake.
that they all might be condemned who did not believe the truth, but consented to the iniquity.
For bodily exercise profits a little, but godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is and of that which is to come.
Take heed, brethren, lest there be in any of you an evil heart of unfaithfulness, to depart from the living God.
And to whom he swore that they should not enter into his rest, but to those that disobeyed?
Seeing, therefore, it remains that some must enter therein, and those to whom it was first preached did not enter in because of disobedience;
But without faith it is impossible to please God; for he that comes to God must believe that he is and that he is a rewarder of those that diligently seek him.
So then, leave all uncleanness and remains of malice and receive with meekness the word ingested within you, which is able to cause your souls to be saved.
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.