These are the ones who have not been defiled with women, for they have kept themselves chaste. These are the ones who follow the Lamb wherever He goes. These have been purchased from among men as first fruits to God and to the Lamb.
just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many.”
for this is My blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for forgiveness of sins.
Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God which He purchased with His own blood.
being justified as a gift by His grace through the redemption which is in Christ Jesus;
1 Corinthians 6:20
For you have been bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body.
In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of His grace
who gave Himself for us to redeem us from every lawless deed, and to purify for Himself a people for His own possession, zealous for good deeds.
For those who say such things make it clear that they are seeking a country of their own.
1 Peter 1:18
knowing that you were not redeemed with perishable things like silver or gold from your futile way of life inherited from your forefathers,
2 Peter 2:1
But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will also be false teachers among you, who will secretly introduce destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing swift destruction upon themselves.
1 John 1:7
but if we walk in the Light as He Himself is in the Light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus His Son cleanses us from all sin.
1 John 2:2
and He Himself is the propitiation for our sins; and not for ours only, but also for those of the whole world.
After these things I looked, and behold, a great multitude which no one could count, from every nation and all tribes and peoples and tongues, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, and palm branches were in their hands;
Those from the peoples and tribes and tongues and nations will look at their dead bodies for three and a half days, and will not permit their dead bodies to be laid in a tomb.
And I saw another angel flying in midheaven, having an eternal gospel to preach to those who live on the earth, and to every nation and tribe and tongue and people;
Nebuchadnezzar the king to all the peoples, nations, and men of every language that live in all the earth: “May your peace abound!
Then Darius the king wrote to all the peoples, nations and men of every language who were living in all the land: “May your peace abound!
And He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation.
if indeed you continue in the faith firmly established and steadfast, and not moved away from the hope of the gospel that you have heard, which was proclaimed in all creation under heaven, and of which I, Paul, was made a minister.
‘If a fellow countryman of yours becomes so poor he has to sell part of his property, then his nearest kinsman is to come and buy back what his relative has sold.
You shall not take ransom for him who has fled to his city of refuge, that he may return to live in the land before the death of the priest.
To make them sit with princes,
With the princes of His people.
Oh let the house of Aaron say,
“His lovingkindness is everlasting.”
Sing to the Lord with thanksgiving;
Sing praises to our God on the lyre,
And the wolf will dwell with the lamb,
And the leopard will lie down with the young goat,
And the calf and the young lion and the fatling together;
And a little boy will lead them.
Let them give glory to the Lord
And declare His praise in the coastlands.
But we were hoping that it was He who was going to redeem Israel. Indeed, besides all this, it is the third day since these things happened.