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For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,
All scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness;
I appeal to you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
For by grace you have been saved through faith; and this is not of yourselves, it is the gift of God
And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who are called according to his purpose.
Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,
Do not be conformed to this world but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.
Jesus said to him, "I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be my witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the ends of the earth."
And Peter said to them, "Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins; and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
But to all who received him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
he saved us, not on the basis of deeds which we have done in righteousness, but because of his own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal in the Holy Spirit,
because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.
And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, the glory as of the only begotten from the Father, full of grace and truth.
But God demonstrates his own love for us, in that while we were still sinners Christ died for us.
And he gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, some pastors and teachers,
They devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.
Come to me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just, and will forgive us our sins and cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
Jesus answered him, "Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot 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 abundantly.
Therefore, just as sin entered the world through one man, and death through sin, so death spread to all men, because all men sinned.
And he said to them, "Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation.
And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved."
Therefore, if any one is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has passed away, behold, the new has come.
"Let not your hearts be troubled; believe in God, believe also in me.
The true light that gives light to every man was coming into the world.
And Jesus came and said to them, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.
Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,
I can do all things through him who strengthens me.
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.
There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.
On the third day there was a wedding at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there.
When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place.
I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me; and the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in 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 for the salvation of everyone who 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.
Now there was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews.
Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a workman who does not need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.
But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things shall be given to you as well.
And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Counselor, to be with you forever
Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us,
God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth."
Have this attitude in yourselves which was also in Christ Jesus,
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 the blood of his Own.
For, "everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved."
"If you love me, you will keep my commandments.
For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and wickedness of men who by their wickedness suppress the truth,
"The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to preach the good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed,
Jesus answered, "Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God.
Now when the Lord knew that the Pharisees had heard that Jesus was making and baptizing more disciples than John
Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.
And you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free."
For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, of joints and marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.
Therefore, confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective.
The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, "Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!
And you were dead in your trespasses and sins,
But when he, the Spirit of truth, comes, he will guide you into all truth; for he will not speak on his own authority, but whatever he hears he will speak; and he will tell you things to come.
Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and the authorities that exist have been instituted by God.
And I tell 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 comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on his glorious throne.
All things were made through him, and without him nothing was made that was made.
Now these were more noble-minded than those in Thessalonica, for they received the word with great eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so.
But the Counselor, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you.
You are of your father the devil, and you want to do your father's desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks according to his own nature, for he is a liar and the father of lies.
He came for a witness, to bear witness of the light, that all might believe through him.
For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men,
"Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them.
Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might.
Jesus said to him, "'You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.'
He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation.
I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in me, and I in him, he bears much fruit; for apart from me you can do nothing.
Truly, truly, I say to you, he who hears my word and believes him who sent me, has eternal life; and shall not come into judgment, but has passed from death to life.
Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is gracious, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.
And without faith it is impossible to please God, for anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.
looking for the blessed hope and the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Christ Jesus,
So faith comes from hearing, and hearing by the word of Christ.
And he made a whip of cords, and drove them all, with the sheep and oxen, out of the temple; and he poured out the coins of the money-changers and overturned their tables.
Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials,
And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.
He who believes and is baptized will be saved; but he who does not believe will be condemned.
As it is written: "There is none righteous, no, not one;
Sanctify them by the truth; your word is truth.
They said, "Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household."
If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all generously and without reproach, and it will be given to him.
Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live;
So those who received his word were baptized, and there were added that day about three thousand souls.
And after he had said this, as they were looking on, he was lifted up, and a cloud took him out of their sight.
On the first day of the week, when we were gathered together to break bread, Paul began talking to them, intending to leave the next day, and he prolonged his message until midnight.
but in your hearts reverence Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you, yet do it with gentleness and respect;
And this is eternal life, that they may know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent.
Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived; neither the immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor sexual perverts,
There came a woman of Samaria to draw water. Jesus said to her, "Give me a drink."
Jesus said to them, "Truly, truly, I say to you, before Abraham was, I am."
For since the creation of the world his invisible nature, even his eternal power and deity, has been clearly seen, being understood by the things that have been made. So they are without excuse;
But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God's own possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.
In the past God spoke to our fathers by the prophets at many times and in various ways,
"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 hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me.
"Not every one who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' shall enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.
The wind blows where it wishes, and you hear the sound of it, but you cannot tell where it comes from or where it goes. So it is with everyone who is born of the Spirit."
The sick man answered him, "Sir, I have no man to put me into the pool when the water is stirred up; but while I am coming, another steps down before me."
Jesus then said to the Jews who had believed in him, "If you continue in my word, you are truly my disciples.
He who believes in him is not condemned; but he who does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only Son of God.
Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, for God has said, "I will never leave you, nor will I forsake you."
Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, "I am the light of the world. He who follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life."
"Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal,
I and the Father are one."
For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places.
so that you may know the certainty of the things which you have been taught.
"I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser.
And just as it is appointed for men to die once, and after that comes judgment,
for you have tasted the kindness of the Lord.
because of the truth which abides in us and will be with us forever:
"Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.
In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth,
This man came to Jesus by night and said to him, "Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher come from God; for no one can do these signs that you do unless God is with him."
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ,
Then those who heard it went away one by one, beginning with the oldest even to the last, and Jesus was left alone, with the woman standing before him.
You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden.
Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way: when his mother Mary was betrothed to Joseph, before they came together, she was found to be with child of the Holy Spirit.
Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are of God; because many false prophets have gone out into the world.
There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus.
Is any 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 lawyer stood up to put him to the test, saying, "Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?"
But we do not want you to be ignorant, brethren, about those who are asleep, so that you will not grieve as do the rest who have no hope.
Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow.
For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.
I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take courage! I have overcome the world."
In him, you also have heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation. Having also believed, you were sealed in him with the promised Holy Spirit,
Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her,
The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it.
The Lord is not slow about his promise, as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing for any to perish but for all to come to repentance.
He was not the light, but came to bear witness of the light.
And the angel answered her, "The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; therefore the Holy One to be born will be called the Son of God.
Religion that is pure and undefiled in the sight of our God and Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their distress, and to keep oneself unstained by the world.
He who believes in the Son has eternal life; he who does not obey the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God remains on him."
Wives, be subject to your husbands, as to the Lord.
"If your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault, between you and him alone. If he listens to you, you have gained your brother.
They also said, "Men of Galilee, why do you stand looking into the sky? This Jesus, who has been taken up from you into heaven, will come in just the same way as you have watched him go into heaven."
Repent therefore, and turn again, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord,
For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we would walk in them.
What good is it, my brethren, if a man says he has faith but has no works? Can such faith save him?
For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through him might be saved.
Or do you not know that all of us who were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death?
Pray, then, in this way: Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name.
The older women likewise are to be reverent in behavior, not to be slanderers or slaves to much wine, but they are to teach what is good,
What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin that grace may abound?
And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery; but be filled with the Spirit,
Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth; for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and there was no longer any sea.
But the hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for such the Father seeks to worship him.
In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that a census should be taken of all the world.
For there is one God, and one mediator also between God and men, the man Christ Jesus,
Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.
You search the Scriptures, because in them you think that you have eternal life; and these are they that testify of me.
In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace
Do not marvel at this; for the hour is coming when all who are in the graves will hear his voice
But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin.
No one has ever seen God; God the only Son, who is in the bosom of the Father, he has made him known.
I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called,
"Judge not, that you be not judged.
For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received, that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures,
Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends.
They are of the world and therefore speak as of the world, and the world listens to them.
But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.
But you are not in the flesh, you are in the Spirit, if in fact the Spirit of God dwells in you. And if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ he does not belong to him.
On the evening of that day, the first day of the week, the doors being shut where the disciples were, for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said to them, "Peace be with you."
and saying, "Where is the promise of his coming? For ever since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of creation."
No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws him; and I will raise him up at the last day.
After this there was a feast of the Jews, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.
For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authoritiesall things were created through him and for him.
And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up,
"Enter by the narrow gate; for the gate is wide, and the way is broad that leads to destruction, and many are those who enter by it.
The times of ignorance God overlooked, but now he commands all people everywhere to repent,
Nicodemus said to him, "How can a man be born when he is old? Can he enter a second time into his mother's womb and be born?"
If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.
For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.
But prove yourselves doers of the word, and not merely hearers who deceive themselves.
So, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience;
not forsaking our own assembling together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another; and all the more, as you see the Day drawing near.
For Christ also died for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive in the spirit;
Now in those days when the number of disciples was increasing, the Hellenistic Jews among them complained against the native Hebrews because their widows were being overlooked in the daily distribution of food.
Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.
My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.
For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened.
He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, so that we might die to sin and live for righteousness; by his wounds you have been healed.
Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you.
Nevertheless I tell you the truth: it is to your advantage that I go away. For if I do not go away, the Counselor will not come to you; but if I go, I will send him to you.
I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.
For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet without sin.
And Jesus and his disciples had also been invited to the wedding.
"You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its taste, how shall it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled under foot by men.
He is the radiance of his glory and the exact representation of his being, and upholds all things by the word of his power. When he had made purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high,
Be sober, be alert. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.
Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness; for we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groans that words cannot express.
Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God.
All that the Father gives me will come to me, and the one who comes to me I will by no means cast out.
Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
For his disciples had gone away into the city to buy food.
"But when the Counselor comes, whom I shall send to you from the Father, the Spirit of truth who proceeds from the Father, he will testify of me.
See what love the Father has given us, that we should be called children of God! And so we are! The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him.
On the first day of the week Mary Magdalene went to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been taken away from the tomb.
And opening his mouth, Peter said: "I most certainly understand now that God is not one to show partiality,
Then he said to them all, "If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.
Philip answered him, "Two hundred denarii would not buy enough bread for each one of them to have a little."
One Sabbath, when he went to dine at the house of a ruler who belonged to the Pharisees, they watched him.
And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up. And as his custom was, he went into the synagogue on the Sabbath day, and stood up to read.
For this reason I left you in Crete, that you might straighten out what was left unfinished, and appoint elders in every town as I directed you,
Jesus said to them, "Truly, truly, I say to you, the Son can do nothing of himself, but only what he sees the Father doing; for whatever he does, the Son also does.
Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem,
For you are all sons of God, through faith in Christ Jesus.
Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teach and admonish one another with all wisdom, and sing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs with thankfulness in your hearts to God.
First of all you must understand this, that no prophecy of scripture is a matter of one's own interpretation,
"I do not pray for these alone, but also for those who will believe in me through their word;
My little children, I write this to you so that you may not sin. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.
On the last day, that great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried out, "If anyone thirsts, let him come to me and drink.
Now the deeds of the flesh are obvious: immorality, impurity, lewdness,
Jesus answered her, "If you knew the gift of God, and who it is that is saying to you, 'Give me a drink,' you would have asked him, and he would have given you living water."
It was for freedom that Christ has set us free; therefore keep standing firm and do not be subject again to a yoke of slavery.
The brethren immediately sent Paul and Silas away by night to Berea, and when they arrived, they went into the Jewish synagogue.
For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels nor principalities, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers,
And it is the Spirit who bears witness, because the Spirit is the truth.
For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God.
Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.
In the first book, O Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach,
Afterward, Jesus found him in the temple, and said to him, "See, you are well. Sin no more, so that nothing worse may happen to you."
grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.
What then shall we say to this? If God is for us, who can be against us?
For I am confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.
Now before the feast of the Passover, when Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart from this world to the Father, having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end.
for no prophecy was ever made by the act of human will, but men moved by the Holy Spirit spoke from God.
We were buried therefore with him through baptism into death, so that just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, we too might walk in newness of life.
And all went to be registered, everyone to his own city.
Did you suffer so many things in vainif it really was in vain?
Now as they went on their way, he entered a village; and a woman named Martha welcomed him into her house.
Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, so now, not only as in my presence but much more in my absence, work out your salvation with fear and trembling;
In him was life, and the life was the light of men.
And when he comes, he will convict the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment:
and you pay special attention to the one who is wearing the fine clothes and say, "Have a seat here in a good place," and you say to the poor man, "You stand there," or, "Sit by my feet,"
Jesus answered him, "If anyone loves me, he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him.
If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.
"Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves.
Love is patient, love is kind. It is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant
Blessed be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has caused us to be born again into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
He was praying in a certain place, and when he ceased, one of his disciples said to him, "Lord, teach us to pray, as John taught his disciples."
just as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we would be holy and blameless before him. In love
Then he told them a parable, to show that they ought always to pray and not lose heart.
In my Father's house are many rooms; if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you.
But when the time had fully come, God sent forth his Son, born of a woman, born under the law,
Jesus answered them, "Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up."
and let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works,
Therefore if there is any encouragement in Christ, if there is any consolation of love, if there is any fellowship of the Spirit, if any affection and compassion,
Do not be yoked together with unbelievers. For what partnership have righteousness and lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness?
Do not be deceived; God is not mocked, for whatever a man sows, that he will also reap.
Now great multitudes went with him; and he turned and said to them,
fixing our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.
Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.
When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?" He said to him, "Yes, Lord; you know that I love you." He said to him, "Feed my lambs."
And Jesus said to them, "I am the bread of life. He who comes to me shall never hunger, and he who believes in me shall never thirst.
"Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink; nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing?
And he made from one man every nation of men to live on all the face of the earth, having determined their appointed times and the boundaries of their habitation,
And she will give birth to a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins."
Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own;
And he put all things under his feet and gave him to be the head over all things for the church,
Then the Jews said to him, "What sign do you show to us, since you do this?"
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 touched, concerning the Word of life,
Now Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest,
I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed in us.
Now the man who had been healed did not know who it was, for Jesus had withdrawn, as there was a crowd in that place.
For this reason God gave them up to dishonorable passions. Even their women exchanged natural relations for unnatural.
Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power that works within us,
For he has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and transferred us into the kingdom of his beloved Son,
teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you; and behold, I am with you always, even to the end of the age."
may mercy, peace, and love be multiplied to you.
among whom you also are called to belong to Jesus Christ;
"Men of Israel, listen to these words: Jesus of Nazareth, a man attested to you by God with miracles and wonders and signs which God did through him in your midst, as you yourselves know
Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness,
Jesus said to them again, "Peace be with you! As the Father has sent me, I also send you."
"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Then some of his disciples said to one 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, 'because I go to the Father'?"
One of the Pharisees asked him to eat with him, and he went to the Pharisee's house, and reclined at the table.
Beloved, now we are children of God; and it has not yet been revealed what we shall be, but we know that when he appears, we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is.
Then I saw a great white throne and him who sat upon it; from his presence earth and sky fled away, and no place was found for them.
and saying, "The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent, and believe in the gospel."
But he answered them, "The man who made me well said to me, 'Take up your bed, and walk.'"
Be subject to one another out of reverence for Christ.
Inasmuch as many have undertaken to compile a narrative of the things which have been fulfilled among us,
After this the Lord appointed seventy others, and sent them ahead of him, two by two, into every town and place where he himself was about to go.
Seeing the crowds, he went up on a mountain, and when he sat down his disciples came to him.
But they had no child, because Elizabeth was barren, and they were both well advanced in years.
But understand this, that in the last days there will come times of stress.
No one can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon.
No temptation has overtaken you but such as is common to man. And God is faithful, who will not let you be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will provide the way of escape also, so that you will be able to endure it.
For the Son of Man came to seek and to save what was lost."
And the people stood watching; but even the rulers sneered at him, saying, "He saved others; let him save himself if he is the Christ of God, the Chosen One."
But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they came to the tomb, bringing the spices which they had prepared.
Since then we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession.
and Judah the father of Perez and Zerah by Tamar, Perez the father of Hezron, and Hezron the father of Ram,
You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit, and that your fruit should remain, that whatever you ask the Father in my name he may give you.
But Peter said, "Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit and to keep back some of the price of the land?
Now I would remind you, brethren, of the gospel I preached to you, which you received, in which you stand,
"Take heed that you do not do your charitable deeds before men, to be seen by them. If you do, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven.
and how from childhood you have known the sacred writings which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.
Now after John was put in prison, Jesus came to Galilee, preaching the gospel of God,
Now when they heard this they were cut to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, "Brethren, what shall we do?"
Jesus said to her, "Go, call your husband, and come here."
But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,
And my God will supply all your needs according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.
Then I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse! He who sat on it is called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he judges and makes war.
Truly, truly, I say to you, he who believes in me will also do the works that I do; and greater works than these will he do, because I go to the Father.
So whatever you wish that men would do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets.
You have condemned and put to death the righteous man; he does not resist you.
For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them."
And these signs will accompany those who believe: in my name they will cast out demons; they will speak in new tongues;
But he answered, "It is written, 'Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds from the mouth of God.'"
who, though he was in the form of God, did not consider equality with God a thing to be grasped,
Brethren, even if anyone is caught in a trespass, you who are spiritual, restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness; each one looking to yourself, so that you too will not be tempted.
But he gives more grace. Therefore it says, "God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble."
"But I say to you who hear: love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,
See to it that no one takes you captive through philosophy and empty deception, according to human tradition, according to the elementary principles of the world, rather than according to Christ.
The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.
And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come.
'And in the last days it shall be, God says, that I will pour out my Spirit upon 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 all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength.'
"Behold, the virgin shall be with child and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel," which means, "God with us."
For in him all the fullness of Deity dwells in bodily form,
There was a man sent from God, whose name was John.
And this is the judgment, that the light has come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.
He came to his own, and his own did not receive him.
Strive for peace with all men, and for the holiness without which no one will see the Lord.
For the Lord himself will descend from heaven, with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet call of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first.
For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through perseverance and the encouragement of the scriptures we might have hope.
Now the Spirit expressly says that in later times some will fall away from the faith by giving heed to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons,
You adulteresses, do you not know that friendship with the world is hostility toward God? Therefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God.
But now the righteousness of God has been revealed apart from law, although the law and the prophets bear witness to it,
By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another."
Give, and it will be given to you; good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be put into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured back to you."
This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.
If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal.
And the whole multitude of the people were praying outside at the hour of incense.
He who does not love does not know God, for God is love.
So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints, and are members of God's household,
And while staying with them, he commanded them not to leave Jerusalem, but to wait for what the Father had promised, "Which," he said, "you heard of from me;
Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice!
For the word of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.
I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one shall snatch them out of my hand.
I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting him who called you by the grace of Christ and turning to a different gospel
But he said to him, "Man, who made me a judge or an arbitrator over you?"
how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power, and how he went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with him.
"Then he will say to those on his left hand, 'Depart from me, you who are cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels:
This you know, my beloved brethren. But everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger,
And he is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the sins of the whole world.
Now while he was serving as priest before God when his division was on duty,
Now in the church that was at Antioch there were prophets and teachers: Barnabas, Simeon who was called Niger, Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen who had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.
And he took bread, gave thanks and broke it, 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; he is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, so that he might have the first place in everything.
His divine power has granted to us everything pertaining to life and godliness, through the true knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and excellence.
Let no one say when he is tempted, "I am being tempted by God"; for God cannot be tempted by evil, and he himself does not tempt anyone.
But an angel of the Lord said to Philip, "Get up and go toward the south to the road that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza." This is a desert road.
to Timothy, my beloved son: grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.
Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial, for when he has stood the test, he will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him.
But Peter and the apostles answered, "We must obey God rather than men.
Therefore from one man, and him as good as dead, were born descendants as many as the stars of heaven and as the innumerable grains of sand by the seashore.
For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though they are many, are one body, so it is with Christ.
For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power and love and self-discipline.
Also he told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and despised others:
When the wine was gone, the mother of Jesus said to him, "They have no wine."
When we were still weak, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly.
"For it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted his property to them.
But as for the cowardly, the unbelieving, the immoral, as for murderers, fornicators, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars, their lot will be in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur, which is the second death."
that they all may be one, as you, Father, are in me, and I in you; that they also may be in us, that the world may believe that you sent me.
Ram the father of Amminadab, Amminadab the father of Nahshon, and Nahshon the father of Salmon,
Now as the people pressed around him to hear the word of God, he was standing by the Lake of Gennesaret.
You believe that God is one; you do well. Even the demons believeand shudder.
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.
Is anyone among you suffering? He should pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing praise.
The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham:
Now the company of those who believed were of one heart and soul, and no one claimed that any of the things which he possessed was his own, but they had everything in common.
The woman said to him, "Sir, I perceive that you are a prophet.
I tell you, no; but unless you repent you will all likewise perish.
Therefore he is able also to save forever those who draw near to God through him, since he always lives to make intercession for them.
And Zechariah was troubled when he saw him, and fear fell upon him.
So when they had come together, they asked him, "Lord, are you at this time going to restore the kingdom to Israel?"
For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many."
Therefore let all the house of Israel know for certain that God has made him both Lord and Christ, this Jesus whom you crucified."
"If any one comes to me and does not hate his own father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple.
Jesus said to him, "Have I been with you so long, and yet you do not know me, Philip? He who has seen me has seen the Father; how can you say, 'Show us the Father'?
The scribes and the Pharisees watched him closely, to see whether he would heal on the Sabbath, so that they might find an accusation against him.
If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you will, and it shall be done for you.
That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.
Now he was teaching in one of the synagogues on the Sabbath.
Jesus answered, "The first is: 'Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God is one Lord.
For that man ought not to expect that he will receive anything from the Lord,
For by the grace given to me I say to every one among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith which God has assigned him.
Then he said to them, "These are my words which I spoke to you, while I was still with you, that everything written about me in the law of Moses and the prophets and the psalms must be fulfilled."
But a man named Ananias, with his wife Sapphira, sold a piece of property,
Now when he rose early on the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom he had cast seven demons.
You, therefore, must be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.
Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
Now after the Sabbath, as the first day of the week began to dawn, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb.
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, my servants would fight, so that I should not be delivered to the Jews; but now my kingship is not from here."
Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves.
But our citizenship is in heaven, from which also we eagerly wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ;
Now when the Sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices, so that they might go and anoint him.
Let not many of you become teachers, my brethren, for you know that we who teach will be judged with greater strictness.
'For in him we live and move and have our being,' as even some of your own poets have said, 'We are his offspring.'
for you have had five husbands, and the one whom you now have is not your husband; this you have said truly."
So when Jesus had received the vinegar, he said, "It is finished!" And he bowed his head and gave up his spirit.
For in this way in former times the holy women also, who hoped in God, used to adorn themselves, and were submissive to their own husbands;
Cast all your anxiety on him, because he cares for you.
One of his disciples, Andrew, Simon Peter's brother, said to him,
This is the message we have heard from him and declare to you, that God is light and in him is no darkness at all.
For the sun rises with its scorching heat and withers the grass; its flower falls and its beauty is destroyed. So will the rich man fade away in the midst of his pursuits.
As each one has received a special gift, employ it in serving one another as good stewards of God's varied grace.
Now behold, that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem.
First of all, then, I urge that requests, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all men,
"Do not think that I have come to bring peace on earth. I did not come to bring peace, but a sword.
Christ redeemed us from the curse of the Law, having become a curse for usfor it is written, "Cursed is everyone who hangs on a tree"
He was with God in the beginning.
"You have heard that it was said, 'You shall not commit adultery.'
For our appeal does not spring from error or impurity, nor is it made with deceit;
Since therefore the children share in flesh and blood, he himself likewise partook of the same nature, that through death he might destroy him who has the power of death, that is, the devil,
And the King will answer them, 'Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brethren, you did it to me.'
The young men arose and wrapped him up, carried him out, and buried him.
But he said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness." Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest on me.
who have been chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, by the sanctifying work of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and sprinkling with his blood: may grace and peace be yours in abundance.
I warn everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of this book: if anyone adds to them, God will add to him the plagues described in this book,
concerning his Son, who was born of the seed of David according to the flesh,
And one of the scribes came up and heard them disputing with one another, and seeing that he had answered them well, asked him, "Which commandment is the first of all?"
which has come to you, just as in all the world it is bearing fruit and growing, even as it has been doing among you since the day you heard it and understood the grace of God in truth;
It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh profits nothing. The words that I have spoken to you are spirit, and they are life.
and to knowledge, self-control, and to self-control, perseverance, and to perseverance, godliness,
"Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock.
The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God,
By this we know love, that he laid down his life for us. And we also ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.
As he passed by, he saw a man blind from birth.
It was now about the sixth hour, and there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour,
Now I tell you this, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; nor does the perishable inherit the imperishable.
and are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus,
For I received from the Lord what I also delivered to you, that the Lord Jesus on the night when he was betrayed took bread,
but whoever drinks of the water that I shall give him will never thirst. The water that I shall give him will become in him a spring of water welling up to eternal life."
Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God
After this 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;
"Truly, truly, I say to you, the man who does not enter the sheepfold by the door, but climbs in by some other way, he is a thief and a robber.
Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled; for God will judge the immoral and adulterous.
It is a trustworthy saying: if any one aspires to the office of overseer, he desires a noble task.
Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.
While Apollos was at Corinth, Paul passed through the upper country and came to Ephesus. There he found some disciples.
"And when you pray, you shall not be like the hypocrites. For they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners, that they may be seen by men. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward.
"You have heard that it was said, 'You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.'
For you were called to freedom, brethren; only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.
And the great dragon was thrown down, that ancient serpent, who is called the Devil and Satan, the deceiver of the whole worldhe was thrown down to the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him.
So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.
so there will be an entrance richly provided for you into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Whatever you do, do your work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men,
For this reason I bow my knees before the Father,
You know that you were redeemed from the futile way of life inherited from your forefathers, not with perishable things such as silver or gold,
Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children;
He brought them out and said, "Sirs, what must I do to be saved?"
Then I saw thrones, and seated on them were those to whom judgment was given. Also I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded because of their testimony to Jesus and because of the word of God, and who had not worshipped the beast or his image and had not received its mark on their foreheads or their hands. They came to life, and reigned with Christ a thousand years.
Pray at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and petition. And with this in view, keep alert with all perseverance and petition for all the saints,
Let love be genuine. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.