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For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whoever believes on him should not perish, but have eternal life.
for all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God,
All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished for every good work.
I beseech you, therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faithfulness,
For by grace you have been saved through the faith; and this matter is not of yourselves; it is the gift of God:
And we know that all things work together for good, to those who love God, to those who are called according to his purpose.
Go, therefore, make disciples of all nations, immersing them (the disciples) into the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit;
And be not conformed to this age, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may learn what the will of God is the good, and the acceptable, and the perfect.
Jesus said to him: I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father, but through me.
But you shall receive power, after the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you shall be witnesses for me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea, and in Samaria, and to the most distant part of the earth.
And Peter said to them: Repent, and be immersed, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ, in order to the remission of sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal "life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
But as many as received him, to them he gave the privilege of be coming the children of God, even to those who believe on his name;
IN the beginning was the WORD, and the WORD. was with God, and the WORD was God.
not by works of righteousness which we had done, but according to his own mercy, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Spirit,
that if you will confess with your mouth, that Jesus is Lord, and will believe in your heart that God has raised him from the dead, you shall be saved.
And the "WORD became flesh, and tabernacled among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and of truth.
But God makes known his love to us in this, that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us:
And he himself gave some to be apostles, and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;
And they attended constantly to the teaching of the apostles, and the fellowship, and the breaking of bread, and the prayers.
Come to me, all you that are weary, and heavily burdened, and I will give you rest.
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just, so that he will forgive us our sins, and cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
Jesus answered and said to him: Verily, verily I say to you, unless a man be born again, he can not see the kingdom of God.
The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I have come that they may have life, and have it in abundance.
For this reason, as by one man sin entered into the world, and by his sin, death; and so death passed through to all men, because all have sinned:
And he said to them: Go into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.
And there is salvation in no other; nor, indeed, is there another name under heaven, given among men, by which we must be saved.
So, then, if any man is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.
Let not your heart be troubled; believe in God; believe also in me.
He was the true Light, which, coming into the world, gives light to every man.
And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying: All authority in heaven and on earth is given to me.
Therefore, being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,
I am able to do all things through Christ who strengthens me.
Be anxious about nothing, but in every thing, by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God:
There is now, therefore, no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus.
And on the third day there was a marriage in Cana of Galilee; and the mother of Jesus was there.
And when the day of Pentecost had fully come, they were all with one consent in one place.
I have been crucified with Christ, yet I live; no longer I, but Christ lives in me. And the life which I now live in the flesh, I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.
For I am not ashamed of the Gospel: for it is the power of God in order to salvation, to every one that believes, to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.
A new commandment I give to you, That you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another.
There was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews.
Strive to present yourself to God as approved, a workman that has no cause to be ashamed, rightly setting forth the word of truth.
But seek first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness, and all these things shall be given to you in addition.
and I will pray the Father, and he will give you another Paraclete, that he may dwell with you forever;
Wherefore, since we also have so great a cloud of witnesses lying round about us, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin that so easily besets us, and let us run with patience the race that lies before us,
God is spirit; and they that worship him, must worship him in spirit and in truth.
Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus,
Therefore, take heed to yourselves, and to all the flock over which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, that you be shepherds to the church of God, which he has purchased with his own blood.
For every one that calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved.
If you love me, keep my commandments;
For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who, by unrighteousness, restrain the truth.
The Spirit of the Lord is upon me; because he has anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he has sent me to heal the broken hearted; to proclaim liberty to the captives, and recovery of sight to the blind; to set free the oppressed;
Jesus answered: Verily, verily I say to you, unless a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he can not enter into the kingdom of God.
When, therefore, the Lord knew that the Pharisees had heard that Jesus was making and immersing more disciples than John,
Now, faith is a sure confidence with respect to things hoped for, a firm persuasion with respect to things not seen:
and you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.
For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two edged sword, and pierces even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.
Confess your faults one to another, and pray for one another, that you may be restored to health: the fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.
The next day John saw Jesus coming to him, and said: Behold the Lamb of God, that takes away the sin of the world.
Even you, being dead to offenses and sins,
But when he, the Spirit of the truth, has come, he will guide you into all the truth; for he will not speak of himself; but what he hears, that will he speak, and he will show you things to come.
Let every soul be subject to the higher authorities. For there is no authority but from God: the authorities that are, have been appointed by God.
And I say to you, That you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church: and the gates of hades shall not prevail against it.
When the Son of man shall come in his own glory, and all the holy angels with him, then will he sit on the throne of his own glory;
All things were made by him, and without him not one thing was made that now exists.
These were of a better disposition than those in Thessalonica, for they received the word with all readiness of mind, examining the Scriptures daily, whether these things were so.
But the Paraclete, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all things that I have spoken to you.
You are of your father, the devil; and the desires of your father you will do. He was a murderer from the be ginning, and stood not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks that which is false, he speaks from what is his own; for he is a liar, and the father of it.
This man came as a witness, to testify of the Light, that all through him might believe.
For the grace of God, which brings salvation to all men, has appeared,
Think not that I have come to make the law or the prophets of no effect. I have not come to make them of no effect, but to give them their full efficiency.
Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in his mighty power.
Jesus said to him: You shall love the Lord your God with your whole heart, and with your whole soul, and with your whole mind.
who is the image of the invisible God, the first-born of every creature;
I am the vine, you are the branches. He that abides in me and I in him, he will bear much fruit; for apart from me you can do nothing.
Verily, verily I say to you, He that hears my word, and believes on him that sent me, has eternal life, and comes not into condemnation, but has passed from death into life.
Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are honorable, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue, or any praise, think of these things.
But without faith it is impossible to please him; for he that comes to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of those who diligently seek him.
looking for the blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ,
So, then, faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.
And when he had made a whip of cords, he drove them all out of the temple, the sheep also, and the oxen, and he poured out the money of the money-changers, and overthrew their tables;
My brethren, count it all joy, when you fall into manifold trials,
And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.
He that believes and is immersed, shall be saved; he that believes not, shall be condemned.
as it is written: There is none righteous, no, not one;
Sanctify them through thy truth; thy word is truth.
They replied: Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and you and your house shall be saved.
Now, if any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally, and upbraids not; and it shall be given him.
Jesus said to her: I am the resurrection, and the life; he that believes on me, though he were dead, yet shall he live;
Then they that gladly received his word were immersed, and on that day there were added to them about three thou sand souls.
And when he had spoken these things, while they were looking on him, he was taken up, and a cloud received him out of their sight.
And on the first day of the week, when the disciples came together to break bread, Paul discoursed to them, intending to depart on the morrow; and he continued his speech till mid night.
but reverence the Lord God in your hearts, and be always ready to answer every one that asks of you a reason for the hope that is in you, with meekness and fear;
And this is life eternal, to know thee, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom thou has sent.
Know you not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived; neither lewd persons, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor catamites, nor sodomites,
There came a woman of Samaria to draw water. And Jesus said to her: Give me to drink.
Jesus said to them: Verily, verily I say to you, before Abraham came into being, I was.
(for, since the creation of the world, his attributes, which are invisible, are clearly seen, being perceived through the things that are made, both his eternal power and divinity,) that they may be without excuse;
But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a purchased people, that you should show forth the virtues of him who has called you out of darkness into his wonderful light:
GOD, who in many parts and in many ways spoke in ancient times to the fathers by the prophets, has in these last days spoken to us by his Son,
There was a certain rich man, who was clothed in purple and fine linen, and feasted sumptuously every day.
Behold, I stand at the door and knock; if any one hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.
Not every one that says to me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that does the will of my Father who is in heaven.
The Spirit breathes where he pleases, and you hear his voice, but you know not whence he comes, and whither he goes; so is every one that is begotten of the Spirit.
The sick man answered him: Sir, I have no man to put me into the pool when the water is stirred; but while I am coming, another goes down before me.
Then said Jesus to those Jews that believed on him: If you continue in my word, you are my disciples indeed,
He that believes on him is not condemned; but he that believes not is condemned already, because he has not believed on the name of the only begotten Son of God.
Let there be no money-loving disposition; be content with such things as you have. For he has said: I will never leave you, nor will I ever forsake you.
Then Jesus spoke to them again, saying: I am the light of the world; he that follows me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.
Lay not up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moths and rust consume, and where thieves break through and steal.
I and my Father are one.
for our conflict is not with flesh and blood, but with the principalities, with the authorities, with the rulers of the darkness of this world, with the wicked spirits in the heavenly regions.
that you might know the certainty of the things in which you have been instructed.
I am the true vine, and my Father is the vine-dresser.
And, as it is appointed to men once to die, and after this the judgment,
if; indeed, you have tasted that the Lord is gracious.
we all love you, on account of the truth that dwells in us, and which will be with us forever:
Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and you shall find; knock, and it shall be opened to you.
And in the sixth month, the angel Gabriel was sent from God into a city of Galilee, named Nazareth,
This man came to Jesus by night, and said to him: Rabbi, we know that thou hast come as a teacher from God; for no man can do these signs which thou doest, unless God be with him.
Praised be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in heavenly things in Christ,
But having heard him, and being convicted by their conscience, they went out, one by one, beginning from the oldest, even to the last. And Jesus was left alone, and the woman standing in the midst.
You are the light of the world: a city that lies upon a mountain can not be hid:
But Jesus Christ was begotten thus: After his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they had come together, she was found to be with child of the Holy Spirit.
Beloved, believe not every spirit; but prove the spirits, whether they are from God: for many false prophets have gone out into the world.
There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bondman nor free man, there is neither male nor female: for you are all one in Christ Jesus.
Is any one among you sick? let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil, in the name of the Lord.
And, behold, a certain lawyer stood up to tempt him, and said: Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?
But concerning those who have fallen asleep, I would not have you ignorant, brethren, that you may not grieve, as others who have no hope.
every good gift, and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no change, nor slightest trace of turning.
for he has made him, who knew no sin, a sin-offering for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in him.
These things I have spoken to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you shall have affliction, but be of good courage; I have overcome the world.
in whom you also hoped after you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom, after you also believed, you were sealed with the Holy Spirit of promise,
Husbands, love your wives, as the Christ also loved the church, and delivered himself up for it,
And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness comprehends it not.
The Lord does not delay concerning his promise, as some men count delay, but he is long-suffering toward us, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.
He was not the Light; but he came to testify of the Light.
And the angel answered and said to her: The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; for which reason, also, that which is begotten, being holy, shall be called the Son of God.
Religion, pure and undefiled before God and the Father, is this: To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.
He that believes on the Son has eternal life. But he that believes not the Son, shall not see life, but the wrath of God remains on him.
Wives, be subject to your own husbands as to the Lord:
And if your brother sin against you, go and tell him of his fault between you and him alone; if he hear you, you have gained your brother.
who also said: Men of Galilee, why stand you gazing up into heaven? This Jesus, who has been taken up from you into heaven, shall come in the same manner in which you saw him go into heaven.
Repent, therefore, and turn, in order that your sins may be blotted out, so that seasons of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord,
For we are his workman ship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God before prepared, that we should walk in them.
What profit is there, my brethren, if any one say he has faith, and have not works? Can faith save him?
For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world, through him, might be saved.
Know you not that as many of us as were immersed into Christ Jesus, were immersed into his death?
In this manner, therefore, pray you: Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name.
that the aged women likewise be, in deportment, as it becomes holy women, not slanderers, not enslaved to much wine, teachers of good things,
What, then, shall we say? Shall we continue in sin that grace may abound?
And be not drunk with wine, in which is debauchery; but be filled with the Spirit;
And I saw a new heaven and a new earth; for the former heaven and the former earth had passed away: and the sea was no more.
But the hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and in truth; for the Father seeks such to worship him.
And it came to pass in those days, that there went forth a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the inhabitants of the land should be enrolled.
For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus,
Then was Jesus led up by the Spirit into the wilderness, to be tempted by the devil.
You search the scriptures, because in them you think you have eternal life; and these are they which testify concerning me:
in whom we have redemption through his blood, even the remission of sins, according to the riches of his grace,
Be not astonished at this; for the hour is coming in which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice,
But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanses us from all sin.
No one has seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, who is in the bosom of the Father, he has revealed him.
I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, exhort you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called;
Judge not, that you may not be judged:
For I delivered to you among the first things, that which I also received: That Christ died for our sins, according to the scriptures;
Greater love has no man than this, that one should lay down his life for his friends.
They are of the world: there fore, they speak of the world, and the world hears them.
I say this: Walk in the Spirit, and you will not fulfill the desires of the flesh.
But you are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God dwells in you. Now, if any one has not the Spirit of Christ, he is not his.
Then, on that day, the first day of the week, when it was evening, and the doors of the house in which the disciples were assembled had been closed for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in the midst, and said to them: Peace be to you.
and saying: Where is the promise of his coming? for since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation.
no man can come to me, unless the Father, who sent me, draw him; and I will raise him up at the last day.
After this was the feast of the Jews; and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.
for by him were all things created, things in heaven and things in earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones, or lordships, or principalities, or authorities; all things were created by him, and for him:
And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of man be lifted up;
Enter in through the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leads to destruction; and many there are that go in through it.
Yet the times of this ignorance God overlooked; but now, he commands all men everywhere to repent:
Nicodemus said to him: How can a man be born when he is old? Can he enter his mother's womb the second time, and be born?
If, then, you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where the Christ sits at the right hand of God;
For those whom he foreknew, he predestinated to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the first-born among many brethren:
But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.
Put on, therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, a merciful disposition, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, long-suffering:
not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as is the custom of some; but exhorting one another, and so much the more, as you see the day approaching.
For Christ also once suffered for sins, the Just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, having been put to death in flesh, but made alive in spirit;
In those days, when the disciples were increasing in number, there arose a murmuring of the Hellenists against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily ministration.
Peace I leave to you; my peace I give to you; not as the world gives, do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, and let it not be afraid.
my sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me:
For every one that asks, receives; and he that seeks, finds; and to him that knocks, it shall be opened.
He himself bore our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, having died to sins, might live to righteousness. By his stripes you were healed.
Submit yourselves, therefore, to God; resist the devil, and he will flee from you;
But yet I tell you the truth: it is profitable for you that I go away. For if I go not away, the Paraclete will not come to you. But if I go away, I will send him to you.
I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.
For we have not a high priest that can not sympathize with our infirmities; but he was tempted in all things like ourselves, yet without sin.
And both Jesus and his disciples were invited to the marriage.
You are the salt of the earth: but if the salt has become tasteless, by what means shall it become salt again? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trod upon by men.
who, being the effulgence of his glory and the exact representation of his essence, and upholding all things by his own powerful word, when he had by himself made expiation for our sins, sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high,
Be sober, be watchful: for your adversary, the devil, like a roaring lion, walks about, seeking whom he may devour.
In like manner, also, the Spirit helps our infirmities; for we know not what we should pray for as we ought, but the Spirit itself intercedes for us, with groanings unutterable.
Beloved, let us love one another; for love is of God: and every one that loves, has been begotten of God, and knows God.
All that the Father gives me, will come to me; and him that comes to me, I will by no means cast out.
Love not the world, nor the things that are in the world. If any man loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
For his disciples had gone into the city to buy food.
But when the Paraclete has come, whom I will send to you from my Father, the Spirit of the truth, which proceeds from the Father, he will testify of me;
Behold, how great love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called the children of God! For this reason, the world knows us not, because it knew him not.
And early on the first day of the week, while it was yet dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb, and saw that the stone had been taken away from the tomb.
And Peter opened his mouth, and said: In truth, I perceive that God is no respecter of persons;
And he said to them all: If any one determines to come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and fol low me.
Philip answered him: Two hundred denarii worth of bread is not enough for them, that each may take a little.
And it came to pass, that he went, on the sabbath day, into the house of one of the chief men of the Pharisees, to eat bread; and they watched him.
And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up; and, as his custom was, he entered the synagogue on the sabbath-day, and stood up to read.
I left you in Crete for this purpose, that you might set in order the things that are wanting, and ordain elders in every city, as I commanded you:
Then Jesus answered and said to them: Verily, verily I say to you, The Son can do nothing of himself, but what he sees the Father do; for whatever things he does, these also the Son does in like manner.
Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, in the days of Herod the king, behold, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem,
for you are all the sons of God, by faith in Christ Jesus:
Let the word of the Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, by teaching and admonishing one another in psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, singing with gratitude in your hearts to the Lord.
knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture came from private interpretation:
I pray, not for these only, but for those also who shall believe on me through their word;
My little children, I write these things to you, that you may not sin: and yet, if any one sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.
On the last day, the great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying: If any one thirst, let him come to me and drink.
Now the works of the flesh are well known, and they are these lewdness, uncleanness, wantonness,
Jesus answered and said to her: If you had known the gift of God, and who it is that said to you, Give me to drink, you would have asked of him, and he would have given you living water.
Stand firm, therefore, in the freedom with which Christ has made us free, and be not held fast again in the yoke of bondage.
And the brethren immediately sent away Paul and Silas by night to Berea; and when they had come, they went into the synagogue of the Jews.
For I am persuaded that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come,
For there are three that testify, the Spirit, and the water, and the blood;
For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God.
In this way let your light shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.
THE former record I made, Theophilus, of all things that Jesus began both to do and to teach,
After this Jesus found him in the temple, and said to him: Behold, you have been restored to health; sin no more, lest some worse thing befall you.
grace be to you and peace from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ.
Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, and to-day, and forever.
What, then, shall we say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us?
being confident of this very thing, that he who has begun a good work in you, will carry it on till the day of Jesus Christ;
Now before the feast of the passover, Jesus knew that his hour had come that he must go out of this world to his Father; and having loved his own that were in the world, he loved them to the end.
for the prophecy came not at any time by the will of man, but holy men of God spoke as they were moved by the Holy Spirit.
Therefore, we are buried with him, by immersion, into death, that as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, so also we should walk in a new life.
And all went to be enrolled, each one to his own city.
Have you suffered so many things in vain? if, indeed, it be in vain.
And it came to pass, as they continued their journey, that he entered a certain village, and a certain woman named Martha received him into her house.
So, then, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling;
In him was life, and the life was the light of men.
And when he has come, he will convince the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment.
and you show regard to him that wears the splendid apparel, and say to him, Sit here, in an honorable place; and you say to the poor man, Do you stand there, or sit here, under my footstool;
Jesus answered and said to him: If any one loves me, he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him, and make our abode with him.
If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.
But beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but within are ravenous wolves.
Love suffers long, and is kind; love envies not; love boasts not; is not vain,
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who, according to his abundant mercy, has, by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, regenerated us for a living hope
And it came to pass, as he was in a certain place praying, that, when he ceased, one of his disciples said to him: Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples.
according as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him in love,
And he spoke a parable to them, that they ought always to pray, and not to become weary,
In my Father's house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you.
But when the fullness of the time came, God sent forth his Son, born of a woman, born under the law,
Jesus answered and said to them: Destroy this temple, and I will raise it up in three days.
and let us consider one another that we may excite to love and good works,
If, therefore, there is any consolation in Christ, if any comfort arising from love, if any participation of the Spirit, if any affections and mercies,
Be not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship has righteousness with lawlessness? What communion has light with darkness?
Be not deceived; God is not mocked. For whatever a man sows, that also shall he reap.
And many multitudes were journeying with him; and he turned and said to them:
looking to Jesus the author and finisher of the faith, who, for the joy that was set before him, endured the cross, despising the shame, and has taken his seat at the right hand of the throne of God.
Blessed are the merciful; for they shall receive mercy.
When, therefore, they had taken breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter: Simon, son of Jonah, Do you love me more than these? He said to him: Yes, Lord, thou knowest that I love thee. He said to him: Feed my lambs.
Jesus said to them: I am the bread of life; he that comes to me shall never hunger; he that believes on me shall never thirst.
For this reason I say to you, Be not anxious for your life, what you shall eat, and what you shall drink; nor for your body, what you shall put on. Is not your life a greater gift than food, and your body than clothing?
and he has made from one blood every nation of men, that they might dwell on all the face of the earth, having marked out their appointed times, and the bounds of their dwelling:
And she will bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus; for he will save his people from their sins.
Know you not that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit, which you have from God, and that you are not your own?
and subjected all things under his feet, and made him head over all things for the church,
Then answered the Jews and said to him: What sign do you show us, seeing that you do these things?
THAT which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled concerning the Word of life;
And Saul, still breathing out threatening and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, went to the chief priest,
For I consider the sufferings of the present time not worthy to be compared with the glory that shall be revealed for us.
But he that had been restored to health knew not who he was; for Jesus had withdrawn himself, because a multitude was in the place.
For this reason, God delivered them over to vile passions: for their females exchanged their natural use for that which is against nature:
Now to him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think according to his power which works in us,
who has delivered us from the authority of darkness, and has translated us into the kingdom of his beloved Son,
teaching them to observe all things whatever I have commanded you: and lo; I am with you all the days, even to the end of the age.
mercy be to you, and peace and love be multiplied.
among whom are you also the called of Jesus Christ,
Men of Israel, hear these words: Jesus the Nazarene, clearly pointed out to you as a man from God, by mighty deeds and wonders and signs, which God did by him in your midst, as you yourselves also know,
And Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan, and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness,
Then Jesus said to them again: Peace be to you. As my Father has sent me, so I send you.
Blessed are the poor in spirit; for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Then some of his disciples said one to another: "What is this that he says to us, A little while, and - you will not see me; and again, a little while, and you will see me? and, Be cause I go to the Father?
And one of the Pharisees invited him to eat with him. And he went into the house of the Pharisee, and reclined at table.
Beloved, now are we the children of God, and it does not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is.
And I saw a great white throne, and him that sat upon it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled away; and no place was found for them.
and saying: The time has fully come, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent, and believe the gospel.
He answered them: He that restored me to health said to me, Take up your bed and walk.
being subject one to another in the fear of God.
And it was necessary that he should go through Samaria.
SINCE many have undertaken to compose a history of the things that are fully believed among us,
And after these things, the Lord appointed seventy others, also, and sent them, two and two, before his face, into every city and place to which he himself was about to go.
And seeing the multitudes, he went up into the mountain; and when he had sat down, his disciples came to him;
And they had no child, because Elizabeth was barren, and they were both advanced in years.
But know this, that in the last days trying times will come.
No one can serve two masters: for he will either hate the one and love the other; or he will hold to the one, and neglect the other. You can not serve God and riches.
No trial has come upon you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tried more than you are able to bear; but he will, with the trial, make a way to escape, so that you be able to bear up under it.
For the Son of man has come to seek and to save that which was lost.
And Jesus said: Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do. And dividing his clothing into parts, they cast lots.
And on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they came to the sepulcher, bringing the spices which they had prepared; and with them came certain others.
Seeing, then, that we have a great high priest, who has passed through the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession.
Judah begot Phares and Zarah of Thamar: Phares begot Hezron: Hezron begot Aram:
You have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and appointed you, that you may go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit may remain; that whatever you ask of the Father in my name, he may give you.
But Peter said: Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart, that you should at tempt to deceive the Holy Spirit, and keep back part of the price of the land?
But I make known to you, brethren, the gospel that I preached to you, which also you received, in which also you stand,
Beware of doing your charitable deeds before men, to be seen by them; otherwise you have no reward with your Father who is in heaven.
and that from a child you have known the holy scriptures, which are able to make you wise in order to salvation, through faith that is in Christ Jesus.
But after John was delivered up, Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the gospel of the kingdom of God,
When they heard this, they were pierced to the heart, and said to Peter and the other apostles: Brethren, what shall we do?
Jesus said to her: Go, call your husband, and come hither.
But I say to you, Love your enemies: bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who insult you and persecute you:
But my God will supply all your need, according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.
And I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse, and he that sat on him was called faithful and true, and in righteousness does he judge, and make war.
Verily, verily I say to you, he that believes on me, the works that I do he also shall do. Even greater works than these shall he do, because I go to my Father;
All things, therefore, whatever you would that men should do to you, even so do you to them: for this is the law and the prophets.
You have condemned and killed the Just One: and he does not set himself against you.
For where there are two or three that have come together for my sake, there I am in the midst of them.
And these signs shall attend those who believe. In my name they shall cast out demons; they shall speak with new tongues;
But he answered and said: It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes forth from the mouth of God.
who, being in the form of God, did not think it an act of robbery to be equal with God;
Brethren, if a man be overtaken in any fault, do you, who are spiritual, restore such a one in the spirit of meekness, considering yourself, lest you also be tempted.
But he gives more grace. "Wherefore he says: God sets himself against the proud, but gives grace to the lowly.
But I say to you that hear: Love your enemies; do good to them that hate you;
See that no one make you the victims of imposture by means of philosophy and vain deceit, according to the tradition of men, according to the rudiments of the world, and not ac cording to Christ:
THE beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God;
And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in the whole habitable earth, for a testimony to all nations, and then shall the end come.
And it shall come to pass in the last days, says God, that I will pour out of my Spirit on all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams.
And you shall love the Lord your God with your whole heart, and with your whole soul, and with your whole mind, and with your whole strength. This is the first commandment.
Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bear a son, and his name shall be called Immanuel, which, when translated, is, God with us.
for in him dwells all the fullness of the Godhood bodily.
There was a man sent from God, whose name was John.
And this is the condemnation, that light has come into the world, and men have loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.
He came to his own country, and his own people received him not.
Follow peace with all, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord;
for the Lord himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God; and the dead in Christ shall arise first;
For the things which were formerly written, were written for our instruction, that we, through the patience and the comfort which the scriptures give, might have hope.
Now the Spirit says expressly, that, in the last times, some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and teachings suggested by demons,
Adulterers and adulteresses, know you not that the friend ship of the world is enmity to God? Whoever, therefore, will be a friend of the world, is an enemy of God.
But now, God's plan of justifying men without law is revealed, being attested by the law and the prophets;
By this shall all men know that you are my disciples, if you have love one for another.
Give, and it shall be given to you; good measure, pressed down, shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your lap. For with the same measure with which you measure, it shall be measured to you in return.
This is my commandment: That you love one another, as I have loved you.
Though I speak with the tongues of men and of an gels, but have not love, I have become as sounding brass, or a clanging cymbal.
And all the multitude of the people were praying without, at the time of incense.
He that loves not, does not know God; for God is love.
Now, therefore, you are no longer strangers and sojourners, but fellow-citizens with the saints, and of the household of God,
And calling them together, he commanded them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to wait for the promise of my Father, which, said he, you have heard from me;
Rejoice in the Lord always; and again I say, Rejoice.
For the preaching of the cross is to those who perish, foolishness; but to us who are saved, it is the power of God.
and I give them eternal life; and they shall never perish, and no one shall take them out of my hand.
I am astonished that you are so soon turning away from him that called you into the grace of Christ, to another gospel:
But he said to him: Man, who made me a judge or a divider over you?
how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit, and with power; who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed by the devil; for God was with him.
Then will he say to those on his left hand: Depart from me, you cursed, into the eternal fire, prepared for the devil and his angels.
So, then, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath.
And he is the expiation for our sins: not for ours only, but for the sins of the whole world.
It came to pass, while he was officiating as priest before God, in the order of his class, that,
Now there were certain prophets and teachers in the church that was at Antioch; Barnabas, and Simeon, who is called Niger, and Lucius of Gyrene, and Manaen, who was brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.
And he took bread, and gave thanks; and he broke, and gave it to them, saying: This is my body, which is given for you: do this in remembrance of me.
and he is the head of the body, the church: and he is the beginning, the first-born from the dead, that in all things he might be preeminent;
As his divine power has given us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the acknowledgment of him who has called us by his glorious power,
Let no one say, when he is tempted, My temptation is from God; for God can not be tempted by evils, and he himself tempts no man.
And an angel of the Lord spoke to Philip, saying: Arise, and go toward the south, to the road that leads from Jerusalem to Gaza; this is desert.
to Timothy my beloved son; grace, mercy, and peace from God our Father, and Christ Jesus our Lord.
Blessed is the man that endures trial: for, being approved, he shall receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love him.
But Peter and the apostles answered and said: "We must obey God rather than men.
Therefore, there were born of one, who was dead as it respects these things, a posterity like the stars of heaven in multitude, and like the sand on the sea-shore, innumerable.
For as the body is one, and has many members, and all the members of the body, being many, are one body, so also is the Christ.
For God has not given us the spirit of fear, but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.
And he spoke this parable to some, who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and who despised others.
And the wine having failed, the mother of Jesus said to him: They have no wine.
For when we were yet without strength, at the appointed time, Christ died for the ungodly.
For as a man, on leaving his country, called his own servants, and delivered to them his goods:
But the fearful, and the unbelieving, and the detestable, and murderers and lewd persons and sorcerers and idolaters and all liars, shall have their part in the lake that burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.
that they all may be one, as thou, Father, art in me, and I in thee, that they may be one in us: that the world may believe that thou hast sent me.
Aram begot Aminidab: Aminidab begot Nahshon: Nahshon begot Salmon:
And it came to pass while the multitude was pressing on him to hear the word of God, and he was standing by the lake of Gennesaret,
You believe that there is one God; you do well: the demons also believe, and tremble.
But there were false prophets among the people, as there will be false teachers also among you; and these will stealthily introduce ruinous sects, and deny the Lord that bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction:
Is any one among you afflicted? let him pray. Is any one cheerful? let him sing praise.
THE book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham.
And the multitude of believers were of one heart and of one soul; and no one said that any part of his possessions was his own; but they had all things in common.
The woman said to him: Sir, I perceive that thou art a prophet.
I tell you, No; but unless you repent, you shall all likewise perish.
For an angel went down at a certain season into the pool, and stirred the water. Then he who entered first after the motion of the water, was cured of whatever disease he had.
Wherefore, he is able also to save through all time those who come to God by him, since he always lives to make intercession for them.
And Zachariah was troubled at the sight, and fear fell upon him.
Therefore, when they came together, they asked him, saying: Lord, wilt thou at this time restore the kingdom to Israel?
For the Son of man came not to be ministered to, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.
Therefore, let all the house of Israel know assuredly, that God has made this same Jesus whom you crucified, both Lord and Christ.
If any one comes to me, and hates not his father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, and his own life also, he can not be my disciple.
Jesus said to him: Have I been so long with you, and have you not known me, Philip? He that has seen me, has seen the Father; and how say you, Show us the Father?
And the scribes and Pharisees watched closely, whether he would heal on the sabbath-day, that they might find an accusation against him.
If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, you shall ask what you will, and it shall be done for you.
That which is begotten of the flesh, is flesh; and that which is begotten of the Spirit, is spirit.
And he was teaching in one of the synagogues on the sabbath.
And Jesus answered him: The first commandment of all is, Hear, Israel, the Lord our God is one Lord.
For let not that man think that he shall receive any thing from the Lord.
For I say, through the grace given to me, to every one that is among you, that he must not think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but that he be disposed to think modestly, as God has distributed to each a measure of faith.
And he said to them: These are the words that I spoke to you, while I was yet with you, that all things must be fulfilled that are written in the law of Moses, and in the prophets, and in the psalms, concerning me.
But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,
Now when Jesus had risen early on the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom he had cast seven demons.
Be you therefore perfect, as your Father who is in heaven is perfect.
And you fathers, do not provoke your children to anger: but bring them up in the instruction and discipline of the Lord.
And after the sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to see the sepulcher.
Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.
Jesus answered: My kingdom is not of this world; if my kingdom were of this world, then would my servants fight, that I might not be delivered up to the Jews. But now my kingdom is not hence.
doing nothing in strife and vain glory, but in lowliness of mind let each esteem others better than himself.
But our citizenship is in heaven, whence also we look for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ,
And when the sabbath had passed, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, bought spices, that they might come and anoint him.
My brethren, be not many teachers, knowing that we shall receive the greater condemnation.
For in him we live, and move, and have our being: as also some of your own poets have said: For we his offspring are.
for you have had five husbands, and he whom you now have is not your husband. In this you have spoken truly.
Therefore, when Jesus had received the vinegar, he said: It is finished. And he bowed his head, and gave up his spirit.
For, in former times, the holy women also, who trusted in God, thus adorned themselves, being in subjection to their own husbands,
Cast all your cares on him, for he cares for you.
One of his disciples, Andrew, the brother of Simon Peter, said to him:
And this is the message that we heard from him, and do declare to you: that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.
For the sun rises with its burning heat, and withers the grass, and its flower falls, and the beauty of its form perishes. So, also, shall the rich man fade away in his ways.
As each has received a gift, minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.
And, behold, two of them were going, on the same day, to a village called Emmaus, distant from Jerusalem sixty furlongs.
I exhort, therefore, first of all, that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made for all men,
Think not that I have come to send peace on the earth. I have not come to send peace, but a sword.
Christ has bought us off from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us: (for it is written, Cursed is every one that hangs on a tree:)
He was in the beginning with God.
You have heard that it was said: You shall not commit adultery.
For our exhortation arose not from deception, nor from uncleanness, nor was it with guile;
Since, then, the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also, in like manner, partook of the same, that, through his death, he might deprive of power him that has the power of death, that is, the devil;
And the King will answer and say to them: Verily I say to you, Inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these my brethren, you did it to me.
And the young men arose and wound him in his mantle, and carried him out, and buried him.
and he said to me: My grace is sufficient for you; for my power is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly, therefore, will I boast in my infirmities, that the power of the Christ may abide upon me.
elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, by the sanctification of the Spirit, in order to obedience, and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: grace be to you, and peace be multiplied.
I testify to every one that hears the words of the prophecy of this book: if any one add to these things, God will add to him the plagues that are written in this book.
concerning his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, who was born of the posterity of David according to the flesh,
And one of the scribes came, and heard them reasoning together; and perceiving that he had answered them well, he asked him: Which is the first commandment of all?
which is present among you, as it is also in all the world, and is producing fruit, even as it has been doing also among you, since the day you heard and knew the grace of God in truth,
It is the spirit that makes alive; the flesh profits nothing; the words that I speak to you are spirit and life.
and to knowledge, temperance; and to temperance, patience; and to patience, godliness;
Therefore, whoever hears these words of mine and does them, I will liken him to a wise man, who built his house on the rock:
The Spirit itself testifies with our spirit, that we are the children of God;
By this we know the love of Christ, because he laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.
And as he passed by, he saw a man that had been blind from his birth.
And Jesus said to him: Verily I say to you, to-day you shall be with me in paradise.
But this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood can not inherit the kingdom of God, nor does corruption inherit incorruption.
yet may be justified freely by his grace, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus;
For I received from the Lord that which I also delivered to you: That the Lord Jesus, on the night in which he was delivered up, took bread;
but whoever drinks of the water that I will give him, shall never thirst. But the water that I will give him, shall be in him a fountain of water springing up in order to eternal life.
PAUL, a servant of Jesus Christ, a called apostle, set apart for the gospel of God,
After this I saw, and behold, a great multitude, that no one could number, out of all nations and tribes and peoples and tongues, standing before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and there were palms in their hands;
Verily, verily I say to you, he that goes not through the door into the sheepfold, but climbs up some other way, he is a thief, and a robber.
Marriage is honorable among all men, and the bed undefiled; but lewd men and adulterers God will judge.
This is a true saying: If any desires the office of a bishop, he desires a good work.
Blessed are the peacemakers; for they shall be called sons of God.
And it came to pass, while Apollos was at Corinth, that Paul, after passing through the upper districts, came to Ephesus, and finding certain disciples,
And when you pray, you shall not be like the hypocrites; for they love to pray standing in the synagogues, and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen by men. Verily, I say to you, They have their reward.
You have heard that it was said: You shall love your neighbor, and hate your enemy.
For you have been called to freedom, brethren: only use not your freedom as an occasion for the flesh, but become servants to one another, through love.
And the great dragon, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, who deceives the whole world, was cast into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.
Whether, therefore, you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.
For thus will an entrance be given you abundantly into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
And whatever you do, do from the soul, as to the Lord, and not to men;
For this reason I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,
because you know that you were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver or gold, from your vain mode of life received by tradition from your fathers,
Be you, therefore, imitators of God, as beloved children;
and, having brought them out, he said: Sirs, what must I do to be saved?
And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and the power of judging was given to them; and I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded for the testimony of Jesus, and for the word of God; and of those who had not worshiped the beast, nor his image, and had not received his mark on their forehead, nor on their hand: and they lived and reigned with Christ a thou sand years.
praying with all prayer and supplication, at all times, in the Spirit; and to this end being watchful in all perseverance, and supplication for all the saints:
Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good;
but these are written, that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life through his name.
Likewise, you wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they may, without the word, be won by the conduct of their wives,
But do you, man, who judge those that practice such things, and yet do the same, conclude that you will escape the judgment of God?
Then Peter came to him, and said: Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? Till seven times?
and when he had found him, he brought him to Antioch. And it came to pass, that they met together in the church for a whole year, and taught a great multitude; and the disciples were called Christians first at Antioch.
according to the custom of the priest's office, his lot was to burn incense, when he went into the temple of the Lord.
And no man has ascended into heaven, but he who came down from heaven, the Son of man, who is in heaven.
(the children, indeed, having not yet been born, and having done neither good nor evil, that the purpose of God according to election might stand, not of works, but of him that calls,)
And after Jesus was immersed, he came up immediately from the water; and lo, the heavens were opened to him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and coming upon him.
and in this place again: They shall not enter into my rest.
Then the woman of Samaria said to him: How is it that you, who are a Jew, ask drink of me, who am a woman of Samaria? (For the Jews have no social intercourse with the Samaritans.)
And as they were eating, Jesus took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it, and gave it to the disciples, and said: Take, eat; this is my body.
And again he entered Capernaum, after some days; and they heard that he was in the house.
Then Jesus said to his disciples: If any one determines to come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.