And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we saw His glory, glory as of the only begotten from the Father, full of grace and truth.
But when the fullness of the time came, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the Law,
By common confession, great is the mystery of godliness: He who was revealed in the flesh, Was vindicated in the Spirit, Seen by angels, Proclaimed among the nations, Believed on in the world, Taken up in glory.
“I will surely tell of the decree of the Lord: He said to Me, ‘You are My Son, Today I have begotten You.
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
What was from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we have looked at and touched with our hands, concerning the Word of Life—
Then the glory of the Lord will be revealed, And all flesh will see it together; For the mouth of the Lord has spoken.”
And He is the radiance of His glory and the exact representation of His nature, and upholds all things by the word of His power. When He had made purification of sins, He sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high,
Therefore, when He comes into the world, He says, “ Sacrifice and offering You have not desired, But a body You have prepared for Me;
By this the love of God was manifested in us, that God has sent His only begotten Son into the world so that we might live through Him.
For many deceivers have gone out into the world, those who do not acknowledge Jesus Christ as coming in the flesh. This is the deceiver and the antichrist.
For He grew up before Him like a tender shoot, And like a root out of parched ground; He has no stately form or majesty That we should look upon Him, Nor appearance that we should be attracted to Him.
This beginning of His signs Jesus did in Cana of Galilee, and manifested His glory, and His disciples believed in Him.
I am the living bread that came down out of heaven; if anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever; and the bread also which I will give for the life of the world is My flesh.”
Jesus *said to her, “ Did I not say to you that if you believe, you will see the glory of God?”
For what the Law could not do, weak as it was through the flesh, God did: sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and as an offering for sin, He condemned sin in the flesh,
who, although He existed in the form of God, did not regard equality with God a thing to be grasped,
Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign: Behold, a virgin will be with child and bear a son, and she will call His name Immanuel.
“ Arise, shine; for your light has come, And the glory of the Lord has risen upon you.
Six days later Jesus *took with Him Peter and James and John his brother, and *led them up on a high mountain by themselves.
And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall name Him Jesus.
And she gave birth to her firstborn son; and she wrapped Him in cloths, and laid Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn.
for today in the city of David there has been born for you a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.
Now Peter and his companions had been overcome with sleep; but when they were fully awake, they saw His glory and the two men standing with Him.
For of His fullness we have all received, and grace upon grace.
“For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life.
He who believes in Him is not judged; he who does not believe has been judged already, because he has not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.
“ He has blinded their eyes and He hardened their heart, so that they would not see with their eyes and perceive with their heart, and be converted and I heal them.”
Jesus *said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.
Jesus *said to him, “Have I been so long with you, and yet you have not come to know Me, Philip? He who has seen Me has seen the Father; how can you say, ‘Show us the Father’?
concerning His Son, who was born of a descendant of David according to the flesh,
whose are the fathers, and from whom is the Christ according to the flesh, who is over all, God blessed forever. Amen.
The first man is from the earth, earthy; the second man is from heaven.
For it was the Father’s good pleasure for all the fullness to dwell in Him,
For in Him all the fullness of Deity dwells in bodily form,
and the grace of our Lord was more than abundant, with the faith and love which are found in Christ Jesus.
For to which of the angels did He ever say, “ You are My Son, Today I have begotten You”? And again, “ I will be a Father to Him And He shall be a Son to Me”?
For both He who sanctifies and those who are sanctified are all from one Father; for which reason He is not ashamed to call them brethren,
Therefore, since the children share in flesh and blood, He Himself likewise also partook of the same, that through death He might render powerless him who had the power of death, that is, the devil,
So also Christ did not glorify Himself so as to become a high priest, but He who said to Him, “ You are My Son, Today I have begotten You”;
And coming to Him as to a living stone which has been rejected by men, but is choice and precious in the sight of God,
For we did not follow cleverly devised tales when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we were eyewitnesses of His majesty.
By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God;
We have seen and testify that the Father has sent the Son to be the Savior of the world.
And I heard a loud voice from the throne, saying, “Behold, the tabernacle of God is among men, and He will dwell among them, and they shall be His people, and God Himself will be among them ,
You are fairer than the sons of men; Grace is poured upon Your lips; Therefore God has blessed You forever.
Jacob was the father of Joseph the husband of Mary, by whom Jesus was born, who is called the Messiah.
But when he had considered this, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “ Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife; for the Child who has been conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit.
The glory which You have given Me I have given to them, that they may be one, just as We are one;
that God has fulfilled this promise to our children in that He raised up Jesus, as it is also written in the second Psalm, ‘ You are My Son; today i have begotten You.’
in whose case the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelieving so that they might not see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.
And He has said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for Most gladly, therefore, I will rather power is perfected in weakness.” boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me.
To me, the very least of all saints, this grace was given, to preach to the Gentiles the unfathomable riches of Christ,
may be able to comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and height and depth,
in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.