Thus says the LORD, "Keep justice, and do righteousness; for my salvation is near to come, and my righteousness to be revealed.
He who has clean hands and a pure heart; who has not lifted up his soul to falsehood, and has not sworn deceitfully.
Whoever offers the sacrifice of thanksgiving glorifies me, and prepares his way so that I will show God's salvation to him."
Wash yourselves, make yourself clean. Put away the evil of your doings from before my eyes. Cease to do evil.
The way of the righteous is level. O Just One, you make the path of the righteous smooth.
I bring near my righteousness, it shall not be far off, and my salvation shall not wait; and I will place salvation in Zion for Israel my glory.
My righteousness is near, my salvation is gone forth, and my arms shall judge the peoples; the islands shall wait for me, and on my arm shall they trust.
let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; and let him return to the LORD, and he will have mercy on him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.
For in it is revealed God's righteousness from faith to faith. As it is written, "But the righteous shall live by faith."
But the righteousness which is of faith says this, "Do not say in your heart, 'Who will ascend into heaven?' (that is, to bring Christ down);
Do this, knowing the time, that it is already time for you to awaken out of sleep, for salvation is now nearer to us than when we first believed.
Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, Amend your ways and your doings, and I will cause you to dwell in this place.
From that time, Jesus began to proclaim, and to say, "Repent. For the Kingdom of Heaven is near."
and saying, "The time is fulfilled, and the Kingdom of God is near. Repent, and believe in the Good News."
He came into all the region around the Jordan, proclaiming the baptism of repentance for remission of sins.
If anyone desires to do his will, he will know about the teaching, whether it is from God, or if I am speaking from myself.
"Remember the Law of Moses my servant, which I commanded to him in Horeb for all Israel, even statutes and ordinances.