No man can by any means redeem his brother
Or give to God a ransom for him—
For what will it profit a man if he gains the whole world and forfeits his soul? Or what will a man give in exchange for his soul?
just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many.”
But the prudent answered, ‘No, there will not be enough for us and you too; go instead to the dealers and buy some for yourselves.’
who gave Himself as a ransom for all, the testimony given at the proper time.
knowing that you were not redeemed with perishable things like silver or gold from your futile way of life inherited from your forefathers,