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AND on the third day there was a marriage in Cana of Galilee; and the mother of Jesus was there:


NOW there was a man of the Pharisees, whose name was Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews:


For the word of God is quickening, and energetic, and sharper than every two-edged sword, and piercing through and through, so as to divide both soul and spirit, both joints and spinal marrow, and critically judges the thoughts and intents of the heart.


He came for a witness, that he might bear testimony concerning the Light, that all men through him might believe.


Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are serious, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are amiable, whatsoever things are laudable, if there be any virtue, or any thing praise-worthy, pay attention to these things.


and having made a whip of cords, he drove them all out of the temple, and the sheep, and the oxen; and scattered the money of the exchangers, and overturned the tables;


A woman of Samaria comes to draw water: Jesus saith to her, Give me to drink.


The infirm man answered him, Sir, I have no man, when the water is disturbed, to cast me into the pool: but when I am coming, another goeth down before me.


to the intent that thou mayest clearly know the certainty of those matters, concerning which thou hast been instructed.


because of the truth which abideth in us, and shall be with us for ever:


Now in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God into a city of Galilee, the name of which was Nazareth,


this man came to Jesus in the night, and said to him, Rabbi, we know that thou art a teacher come from God: for no man can do these miracles which thou dost, unless God be with him.


But when they heard him, and felt the conviction of their conscience, they slunk away one by one, beginning from the elders to the last: so Jesus was left alone, with the woman standing in the midst.


Now the generation of Jesus Christ was attended with these circumstances: His mother Mary being betrothed to Joseph, before they cohabited together, she was found with child from the Holy Spirit.


And, behold, a certain doctor of the law arose, to make trial of him, saying, Master, by doing what shall I inherit eternal life?


He was not the Light, but sent that he should bear testimony concerning the Light.


who also said to them, Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up to heaven? this Jesus, who hath been taken up from you into heaven, shall so come, in the same manner as ye have seen him go into heaven.


What is the advantage, my brethren, if a man profess to have faith, but hath not works; can faith save him?


Do ye not know, that as many as have been baptised into Christ Jesus have been baptised into his death?


That the elder women also be sacredly becoming in their behaviour, not slanderers, not enslaved by much wine, teachers of propriety;


But the hour is coming, yea, is now come, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such worshippers of him.


NOW it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that the whole land should be registered.


Marvel not at this: for the hour is coming, in which all who are in the graves shall hear his voice,


They are of the world, therefore speak they as of the world, and the world heareth them.


When the evening therefore was come, on the same first day of the week, and the doors being fastened where the disciples were assembled for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in the midst, and said unto them, Peace be to you.


and saying, Where is the promise of his coming? for ever since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue in the same state as from the beginning of the creation.


AFTER these things there was a feast of the Jews; and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.


Enter in through the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and spacious the road, which leadeth to perdition, and they are many who enter that way:


Nicodemus saith unto 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?


But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves by false reasoning.


Then he said, A certain man had two sons:


for every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.


Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt become insipid, with what can it be salted? it is of no farther use for any purpose, but to be cast out, and trodden under foot of men.


In like manner also the Spirit affords assistance to our infirmities: for even this, what we should pray for as we ought, we know not: but the same Spirit more abundantly maketh intercession for us with groanings unutterable.


(For his disciples were gone into the city to buy provisions.)


AND on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalen came very early, whilst yet some darkness remained, to the sepulchre, and seeth the stone taken away from the sepulchre.


Philip answered him, Two hundred denarii spent in bread would not procure a sufficiency for them, that every one of them might have a morsel.


AND it came to pass, as he went into the house of one of the principal Pharisees, to eat bread on the sabbath, that they were watchfully observant of him.


And he came to Nazareth, where he was brought up; and he went, according to his usual custom, into the synagogue on the sabbath-day, and rose up to read.


For this purpose I left thee behind me at Crete, that thou mightest direct the regulations which remained to be executed, and that thou shouldest appoint presbyters in every city, as I charged thee to do:


Jesus therefore answered and said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, The Son can do nothing by himself, except what he hath seen the Father do: for whatsoever things he doeth, the same and in the same manner doth the Son.


NOW when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, lo! Magians from the East came to Jerusalem,


And not for them do I make request only, but also for those who shall believe in me through their word;


Jesus answered and said to her, If thou hadst known the gift of God, and who he is that speaketh to thee, thou wouldest have requested him, and he would have given thee life-giving water.


Then the disciples immediately by night sent off both Paul and Silas to Berea; who were no sooner arrived, than they went into the synagogue of the Jews.


For I am assured that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor those to come,


THE former treatise, Theophilus, I composed, concerning all things which Jesus began both to do and to teach,


After these things Jesus findeth him in the temple, and said unto him, Take care; thou art made whole: sin no more, lest something worse befall thee.


grace unto you, and peace from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ.


And all went to be registered, every one to his own city.


have ye suffered so many things in vain? if it be yet in vain.


And it came to pass, as they were travelling, that he entered into a certain village; and a woman, named Martha, received him into her house.


and ye fix your eyes upon him who bears the splendid robe, and say to him, Sit thou here in an honourable place; and ye say to the poor man, Stand thou there, or sit here under my footstool:


AND it came to pass, as he was in a certain place praying, when he had done, one of his disciples said to him, Lord, teach us to pray, even as John also taught his disciples.


Jesus answered and said to them, Pull down this temple, and in three days I will rear it up again.


And great multitudes followed him about: and he turned, and spoke to them,


When therefore they had dined, Jesus saith to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me more than these? He saith to him, Yes, Lord! thou knowest that I love thee. He saith to him, Feed my lambs.


The Jews then addressed him, and said to him, What miracle shewest thou, seeing thou actest thus?


THAT which was from the beginning, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have gazed upon, and our hands have handled of the word of life;


BUT Saul, still breathing out threatenings and murder against the disciples of the Lord, applying to the high-priest,


Now he that was cured knew not who he was: for Jesus had slipped away, a crowd being on the spot.


For this cause God gave them up to dishonourable passions. For even their women did change the natural use into that which was contrary to nature;


Now to him that is able to do above all things, exceeding abundantly, beyond what we ask or think, according to the power which effectually worketh in us;


mercy unto you, and peace and love be multiplied.


Men of Israel, hear these words; Jesus the Nazarean, a man from God, pointed out to you by miracles and wonders and signs, which God did by him in the midst of you, as yourselves also know:


THEN Jesus full of the Holy Ghost returned from Jordan, and was led by the spirit into the wilderness,


Then said some of the disciples unto each other, What is this which he saith to us, A little while longer, and ye shall not see me: and again a little while, and ye shall see me: and this, because I am going to the Father?


And I saw a great white throne, and one sat upon it, from whose presence fled the earth and the heaven, and no place was found for them.


He answered them, He that made me whole, the same person said to me, Take up thy bed, and walk.


Now he must necessarily pass through Samaria.


SINCE many have attempted to compose a narrative of facts, confirmed to us by the fullest evidence:


THEN after these things the Lord appointed other seventy persons also, and sent them, two and two before his face, into every city and place, whither he himself designed to go.


THEN seeing the multitudes, he went up into the mountain: and seating himself, his disciples came to him:


And they had no child, because Elizabeth was barren, and both were far advanced in years.


NOW on the first day of the week, at the earliest dawn of day, they came to the sepulchre, bringing the aromatics which they had prepared, and certain others with them.


and Judas begat Phares, and Zara of Thamar, and Phares begat Esrom, and Esrom begat Aram;


NOW I make known unto you, brethren, the gospel which I have preached unto you, and which ye have received, in which also ye have stood fast;


But after John was delivered up, Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the gospel of the kingdom of God:


Jesus saith to her, Go, call thy husband, and come hither.


Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me, the works which I do shall he do also; yea, and greater than these shall he do; because I go to the Father.


"And it shall come to pass in the last days, saith God, I will pour our of my spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams:


A man was sent from God, whose name was John.


But now distinct from the law the righteousness of God is manifest, receiving testimony from the law and the prophets;


give, and there shall be given unto you; good measure pressed down, and shook, and running over, shall they give into your lap. For with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured back to you again.


And all the multitude of people was praying without, at the time of the burning the incense.


and assembling them together, commanded them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to wait for the promise of the Father, which, said he, ye have heard from me.


But he said to him, Man, who made me a judge and a divider among you?


And it came to pass, as he discharged his priestly office in the order of his periodical ministration before God,


NOW there were at Antioch, according to the established church, prophets and teachers; such as Barnabas, and Simeon called Niger the black, and Lucius a Cyrenian, and Manaen, Herod the tetrarch's foster-brother, and Saul.


as his divine power hath freely given us all things tending to life and godliness, through the acknowledgment of him who hath called us to glory and fortitude:


Let no man under temptation say, I am tempted of God: for God is incapable of temptation from evils, and he tempteth no man:


to Timothy, my beloved son: grace, mercy, peace, from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.


Wherefore even from one person, and he become dead in respect to these matters, there sprang a race, as the stars of heaven for multitude, and as the sand, which is on the shore of the sea, innumerable.


And the wine being exhausted, the mother of Jesus saith to him, They have no more wine.


For the case is like that of a man, who travelling abroad, called his own servants, and delivered to them his goods.


and Aram begat Amminadab, and Amminadab begat Naasson, and Naasson begat Salmon,


AND it came to pass, as the multitude were thronging upon him, in order to hear the word of God, that he was standing by the lake of Gennesaret:


And in the multitude of those that believed there was one heart and soul: and not one person said, that any part of his substance was his peculiar property; but all things were in common among them.


I tell you, No: for except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.


For occasionally an angel descended into the pool, and put the water into commotion: he therefore who first stepped in after the commotion of the water became well, under whatever complaint he had laboured.


And Zacharias was agitated greatly at the sight, and fear fell upon him.


They then accordingly assembling together, asked him, saying, Lord, wilt thou at this time reestablish the kingdom of Israel?


And he was teaching in one of the synagogues, on the sabbath.


Then Jesus replied to him, The first of all the commandments is, Hear O Israel; the Lord thy God is one Lord:


For let not that man think that he shall receive any thing from the Lord.


For, I say, by the grace which is given unto me, to every one that is among you, not to think of himself above what he ought to think; but to think soberly, as God has divided to every one the measure of faith.


And said unto them, These are the sayings which I spake unto you, when I was yet with you, that all things must be fulfilled, which are written in the law of Moses, and in the prophets, and in the Psalms, concerning me.


NOW a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, had sold an estate,


NOW after the eve of the sabbath, as the light was dawning, towards the first day of the week, Mary Magdalen had come, and the other Mary, to view the sepulchre.


Jesus replied, My kingdom is not of this world: if my kingdom had been of this world, then would my servants have struggled hard, that I should not have been delivered up to the Jews: but now my kingdom is not from hence.


AND when the sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, purchased aromatics, that they might come, and anoint him.


for thou hast had five husbands; and he whom thou now hast is not thy husband: in this thou hast spoken true.


One of his disciples saith to him, (Andrew, Simon Peter's brother,)


For the sun arose with fervour, and burnt up the grass, and the flower of it fell off, and the beauty of its appearance was lost: just so the rich man in his course of life shall wither away.


And behold, two of them were going the same day to a village, distant about sixty furlongs from Jerusalem, called Emmaus.


Ye have heard that it was said to those of old, "Thou shalt not commit adultery:"


And our exhortation originated not from delusion, or impurity, or from guile;


And the king answering shall say to them, Verily I tell you, for as much as ye have done it to one of these my brethren, the very least of them, ye have done it unto me.


Then the young men arose, and swathed him up, and carrying him out, buried him.


For I testify to every one who heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man add to these things, God will lay upon him the plagues that are written in this book:


And one of the scribes coming, and hearing them questioning him, perceiving that he had answered them admirably, asked him, Which is the first commandment of all?


Every man therefore who is hearing from me these words, and puts them in practice, I will compare him to the intelligent man, who erected his house upon a rock:


AND as he passed along, he saw a man blind from his birth.


But this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God: neither doth corruption inherit incorruption.


For I received of the Lord what also I delivered to you, That the Lord Jesus, in the night in which he was betrayed, took a loaf:


but whosoever shall drink of the water which I shall give him, he shall no more thirst to eternity; but the water which I will give him, shall be in him a fountain of water springing up to life eternal.


After these things I looked, and beheld a great multitude, which no man could number, out of every nation, and tribe, and people, and tongue, standing before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, and palm branches in their hands


VERILY, verily, I say unto you, He that entereth not by the door into the sheep-fold, but getteth in some other way, that person is a thief and a robber.


NOW it came to pass that during the time Apollos was at Corinth, Paul, after passing through the upper provinces, came to Ephesus; and finding certain disciples,


Ye have heard that it hath been said, "Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy."


knowing that ye have not been redeemed out of your vain manner of life, derived traditionally from your fathers, by the corruptible things, silver and gold,


And I saw thrones, and persons were seated upon them, and authority to judge 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 who had not worshipped the beast, nor his image, and had not received the brand in their foreheads, and upon their right hand; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years.


For thinkest thou this, O man, that judgest those who do such things, and doest the same, that thou shalt escape the judgment of God?


Then Peter coming to him, said, Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? till seven times?


and having found him, he brought him to Antioch. And it came to pass, that during a whole year they were jointly employed in that church, and taught a vast multitude, and they called for the first time in Antioch the disciples Christians.


according to the custom of the priesthood, it fell to his lot to burn the incense when he went into the temple of the Lord.


Though no man hath ascended into heaven, except he that descended from heaven, that Son of man the I am in heaven.


(though the children were not yet born, nor had done any thing good or evil, that according to the election of God the purpose might abide, not from works, but from him who called;)


And in this passage again, "They shall not enter into my rest."


The Samaritan woman therefore saith to him, How canst thou, a Jew, ask of me, who am a Samaritan woman, to drink? for Jews avoid all intercourse with Samaritans.


AND again he entered into Capernaum after some days: and it was heard, that he was in the house;


Then Jesus coming into the parts of Caesarea Philippi, questioned his disciples, saying, Who do men say that I am? The Son of Man?


Then spake one of the multitude to him, Master, order my brother to divide the inheritance with me.


AND I saw an angel descending from heaven, having the key of the abyss [of hell], and a great chain in his hand:


that every one who believeth on him may not perish, but have life eternal.


NOW there was a sick man, Lazarus, of Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha.


wherein when ye read, ye may be able to perceive my knowledge in the mystery of Christ,


For whosoever shall keep the whole law, but offendeth in a single particular, he is chargeable with the breach of all.


Marvel not that I said unto thee, Ye must be born again.