That Your way may be known on the earth, Your salvation among all nations.
For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men,
The Lord has made known His salvation; He has revealed His righteousness in the sight of the nations.
This man had been instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in spirit, he was speaking and teaching accurately the things concerning Jesus, being acquainted only with the baptism of John;
Then Mordecai went out from the presence of the king in royal robes of blue and white, with a large crown of gold and a garment of fine linen and purple; and the city of Susa shouted and rejoiced.
Why are you in despair, O my soul? And why are you disturbed within me? Hope in God, for I shall again praise Him, The help of my countenance and my God.
For the choir director. A Song. A Psalm. Shout joyfully to God, all the earth;
For His lovingkindness is great toward us, And the truth of the Lord is everlasting. Praise the Lord!
He says, “It is too small a thing that You should be My Servant To raise up the tribes of Jacob and to restore the preserved ones of Israel; I will also make You a light of the nations So that My salvation may reach to the end of the earth.”
The Lord has bared His holy arm In the sight of all the nations, That all the ends of the earth may see The salvation of our God.
“Thus says the Lord of hosts, ‘It will yet be that peoples will come, even the inhabitants of many cities.
Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit,
For my eyes have seen Your salvation,
And all flesh will see the salvation of God.’”
So the church throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria enjoyed peace, being built up; and going on in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, it continued to increase.
and said, “You who are full of all deceit and fraud, you son of the devil, you enemy of all righteousness, will you not cease to make crooked the straight ways of the Lord?
I persecuted this Way to the death, binding and putting both men and women into prisons,