Now to Him who is able to keep you from stumbling, and to make you stand in the presence of His glory blameless with great joy,
but to the degree that you share the sufferings of Christ, keep on rejoicing, so that also at the revelation of His glory you may rejoice with exultation.
knowing that He who raised the Lord Jesus will raise us also with Jesus and will present us with you.
yet He has now reconciled you in His fleshly body through death, in order to present you before Him holy and blameless and beyond reproach—
Now to Him who is able to do far more abundantly beyond all that we ask or think, according to the power that works within us,
that He might present to Himself the church in all her glory, having no spot or wrinkle or any such thing; but that she would be holy and blameless.
And no lie was found in their mouth; they are blameless.
For You make him most blessed forever; You make him joyful with gladness in Your presence.
Then I will go to the altar of God, To God my exceeding joy; And upon the lyre I shall praise You, O God, my God.
Rejoice and be glad, for your reward in heaven is great; for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.
For the Son of Man is going to come in the glory of His Father with His angels, and will then repay every man according to his deeds.
And Jesus said to them, “Truly I say to you, that you who have followed Me, in the regeneration when the Son of Man will sit on His glorious throne, you also shall sit upon twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
“But when the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the angels with Him, then He will sit on His glorious throne.
For whoever is ashamed of Me and My words, the Son of Man will be ashamed of him when He comes in His glory, and the glory of the Father and of the holy angels.
My Father, who has given them to Me, is greater than all; and no one is able to snatch them out of the Father’s hand.
What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who is against us?
Who are you to judge the servant of another? To his own master he stands or falls; and he will stand, for the Lord is able to make him stand.
Now to Him who is able to establish you according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery which has been kept secret for long ages past,
For momentary, light affliction is producing for us an eternal weight of glory far beyond all comparison,
For I am jealous for you with a godly jealousy; for I betrothed you to one husband, so that to Christ I might present you as a pure virgin.
We proclaim Him, admonishing every man and teaching every man with all wisdom, so that we may present every man complete in Christ.
When Christ, who is our life, is revealed, then you also will be revealed with Him in glory.
For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first.
The Lord will rescue me from every evil deed, and will bring me safely to His heavenly kingdom; to Him be the glory forever and ever. Amen.
Now the God of peace, who brought up from the dead the great Shepherd of the sheep through the blood of the eternal covenant, even Jesus our Lord,
keep yourselves in the love of God, waiting anxiously for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to eternal life.