Take heed that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I say unto you, That in the heavens their angels always behold the face of my Father who is in the heavens.
And the angel answering said unto him, I am Gabriel, who stands in the presence of God, and am sent to speak unto thee and to show thee this gospel.
Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth in service for the love of those who are the heirs of saving health?
and the next to him was Carshena, Shethar, Admatha, Tarshish, Meres, Marsena, and Memucan, seven princes of Persia and Media, who saw the king's face, and who sat first in the kingdom;)
And it came to pass that the beggar died and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom; the rich man also died and was buried;
And they said unto her, Thou art mad. But she constantly affirmed that it was even so. Then they said, It is his angel.
And Jacob went on his way, and the angels of God met him.
Then he said, Hear thou, therefore, the word of the LORD: I saw the LORD sitting on his throne and all the host of the heavens standing by him on his right hand and on his left.
And he answered, Fear not; for those that are with us are more than those that are with them.
In whose eyes the vile person is not esteemed; but he honours those that fear the LORD. He that swears to his own hurt and does not change.
As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness; I shall be satisfied when I awake with thy likeness.
For who has despised the day of small beginnings? for they shall rejoice, and shall see the plummet in the hand of Zerubbabel. Those seven are the eyes of the LORD, which run to and fro through the whole earth.
Awake, O sword, upon the pastor and upon the man that is my fellow, said the LORD of the hosts; smite the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered; and I will turn my hand upon the little ones.
But while he thought on these things, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in dreams, saying, Joseph, thou son of David, fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife; for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit.
And when they were departed, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in dreams, saying, Arise and take the young child and his mother and flee into Egypt and remain there until I bring thee word, for Herod will seek the young child to kill him.
But when Herod was dead, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared in dreams to Joseph in Egypt,
A bruised reed he shall not break, and a smoking flax he shall not quench until he sends forth judgment unto victory.
But whosoever shall cause one of these little ones who believe in me to fall, it would be better for him that a millstone such as is turned by an ass be hanged about his neck and that he be sunk in the depth of the sea.
Even so it is not the will of your Father who is in the heavens that one of these little ones should perish.
And he shall send his angels with a trumpet and a great voice, and they shall gather together his elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other.
He that hears you hears me, and he that despises you despises me, and he that despises me despises him that sent me.
But the angel of the Lord by night opened the prison doors and brought them forth and said,
He saw in a vision evidently about the ninth hour of the day an angel of God coming in to him and saying unto him, Cornelius.
And, behold, the angel of the Lord came upon him, and a light shone in the prison, and he smote Peter on the side and woke him up, saying, Arise quickly. And his chains fell off from his hands.
And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him because he did not give God the glory, and he expired eaten of worms.
Bear with the one who is sick in the faith, but not unto doubtful discernment.
But why dost thou judge thy brother? or why dost thou belittle thy brother? for we shall all stand before the tribunal of the Christ.
Let us, therefore, not judge one another any more, but judge this rather: that no man put a stumblingblock or an occasion to fall in his brother's way.
It is good neither to eat flesh nor to drink wine nor do any thing by which thy brother stumbles or is offended or is sick.
We then that are stronger ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not please ourselves.
But food does not make us more acceptable unto God; for neither if we eat are we the better, neither if we eat not are we the worse.
To the weak I became as weak, that I might gain the weak; I am made all things to everyone, that I might by all means save some.
What? Do ye not have houses to eat and to drink in? or do ye despise the congregation of God and shame those that have not? What shall I say to you? shall I praise you in this? I praise you not.
Let no man therefore, despise, him, but conduct him forth in peace that he may come unto me, for I look for him with the brothers.
Now I, Paul, myself beseech you by the meekness and clemency of the Christ (who in presence am low among you, but being absent am bold toward you)
For his letters, they say, are weighty and powerful; but his bodily presence is weak, and his speech contemptible.
Ye know how through weakness of the flesh I preached the gospel unto you at the first.
Brethren, if anyone is overtaken in a fault, ye who are spiritual restore such a one in the spirit of meekness, considering thyself lest thou also be tempted.
He therefore that despises us, does not despise man, but God, who has also given unto us his Holy Spirit.
Let no man despise thy youth, but be thou an example of the faithful in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.
And I saw the seven angels which stood before God, and to them were given seven trumpets.