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And from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, and the first begotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. Unto him that loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood,
And the prince
"To the angel of the church in Laodicea write the following: "This is the solemn pronouncement of the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the originator of God's creation:
His dynasty will last forever. His throne will endure before me, like the sun,
Look, I made him a witness to nations, a ruler and commander of nations."
I tell you the solemn truth, we speak about what we know and testify about what we have seen, but you people do not accept our testimony.
Jesus answered, "Even if I testify about myself, my testimony is true, because I know where I came from and where I am going. But you people do not know where I came from or where I am going.
Then Pilate said, "So you are a king!" Jesus replied, "You say that I am a king. For this reason I was born, and for this reason I came into the world -- to testify to the truth. Everyone who belongs to the truth listens to my voice."
1 Timothy 6:13
I charge you before God who gives life to all things and Christ Jesus who made his good confession before Pontius Pilate,
1 John 5:7
For there are three that testify,
And the first
that the Christ was to suffer and be the first to rise from the dead, to proclaim light both to our people and to the Gentiles."
1 Corinthians 15:20
But now Christ has been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep.
He is the head of the body, the church, as well as the beginning, the firstborn from among the dead, so that he himself may become first in all things.
And the prince
Then the seventh angel blew his trumpet, and there were loud voices in heaven saying: "The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of his Christ, and he will reign for ever and ever."
They will make war with the Lamb, but the Lamb will conquer them, because he is Lord of lords and King of kings, and those accompanying the Lamb are the called, chosen, and faithful."
He has a name written on his clothing and on his thigh: "King of kings and Lord of lords."
All kings will bow down to him; all nations will serve him.
I will appoint him to be my firstborn son, the most exalted of the earth's kings.
Kings reign by means of me, and potentates decree righteousness;
The king issued an order to summon the magicians, astrologers, sorcerers, and wise men in order to explain his dreams to him. So they came and awaited the king's instructions.
To him was given ruling authority, honor, and sovereignty. All peoples, nations, and language groups were serving him. His authority is eternal and will not pass away. His kingdom will not be destroyed.
Then Jesus came up and said to them, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.
This power he exercised in Christ when he raised him from the dead and seated him at his right hand in the heavenly realms
1 Timothy 6:15
-- whose appearing the blessed and only Sovereign, the King of kings and Lord of lords, will reveal at the right time.
Rather it is because of his love for you and his faithfulness to the promise he solemnly vowed to your ancestors that the Lord brought you out with great power, redeeming you from the place of slavery, from the power of Pharaoh king of Egypt.
But the Lord your God refused to listen to Balaam and changed the curse to a blessing, for the Lord your God loves you.
Just before the Passover feast, Jesus knew that his time had come to depart from this world to the Father. Having loved his own who were in the world, he now loved them to the very end.
"Just as the Father has loved me, I have also loved you; remain in my love.
No, in all these things we have complete victory through him who loved us!
I have been crucified with Christ, and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me. So the life I now live in the body, I live because of the faithfulness of the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.
But God, being rich in mercy, because of his great love with which he loved us,
and live in love, just as Christ also loved us and gave himself for us, a sacrificial and fragrant offering to God.
1 John 4:10
In this is love: not that we have loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the atoning sacrifice for our sins.
and Aaron and his sons must wash their hands and their feet from it.
You are to put the large basin between the tent of meeting and the altar and put water in it.
Then the priest is to take some of the blood of the guilt offering and put it on the right earlobe of the one being cleansed, on the thumb of his right hand, and on the big toe of his right foot.
I will purify them from all the sin that they committed against me. I will forgive all their sins which they committed in rebelling against me.
"For I will be merciful toward their evil deeds, and their sins I will remember no longer."
May mercy, peace, and love be lavished on you!