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For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that every one who believeth in him should not perish, but have life eternal.
for all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;
All scripture is given by the inspiration of God, and advantageous for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness
I BESEECH you, therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, to 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, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, fidelity,
For by grace ye are saved through faith, and this not of yourselves; it is the gift of God:
But we know that to those who love God all things work together for good, even to those who are called according to his purpose.
Go therefore, make disciples among all nations, baptising them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:
And be not conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renovation of your mind, that you may prove by experience what is the will of God, that is good, acceptable, and perfect.
Jesus saith to him, I am the way, and the truth, and the life: no man cometh to the Father, but by me.
But ye shall receive power, when the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses for me, both in Jerusalem, and throughout all Judea, and Samaria, and unto the extremity of the earth.
Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptised every one of you into the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.
For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is life eternal in Jesus Christ our Lord.
But as many as did receive him, on them he bestowed authority to become children of God, even on those who believe on his name:
IN the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
not for works of righteousness which we had done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the laver of regeneration, and by renovation of the Holy Spirit;
That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thy heart that God raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.
And the Word became incarnate, and tabernacled with us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.
But God commendeth his own love towards us, that, though we were yet sinners, Christ died in our stead.
And he himself appointed, some indeed apostles, and some prophets; and others preachers of the Gospel; and others pastors and teachers;
And they persevered stedfastly in the doctrine of the apostles, and in communion, and in breaking bread, and in prayers.
Come to me, all who labour hard, and sustain heavy burdens, and I will give you relief.
If we confess our sins, faithful is he and righteous to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
Jesus answered and said to him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.
The thief cometh not but to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.
Therefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and by sin death; even so death passed into all men through him, in whom all have sinned.
And he said unto them, Go into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.
And there is no salvation in any other person: for there is no other name under heaven given unto men, whereby we must be saved.
Wherefore if any person be in Christ, he is a new creation: the old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.
LET not your hearts be troubled: trust in God, and trust in me.
He was that true Light, which illumines every man by his coming into the world.
Then Jesus approaching, spake to them, saying, All power is given me in heaven and upon earth.
BEING justified therefore by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ:
I am enabled for all things by Christ who strengtheneth me.
Be not anxious about any thing, but in every case by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your petitions be made known unto God.
THERE is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.
AND on the third day there was a marriage in Cana of Galilee; and the mother of Jesus was there:
SO when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with unanimity assembled together.
I am crucified with Christ, yet I live; though no more I, but Christ liveth in me: and my present life in the flesh, is a life by faith in the Son of God, who hath loved me, and delivered up himself for me.
For I am not ashamed of the Gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God for salvation to every one who believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.
A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; even as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.
NOW there was a man of the Pharisees, whose name was Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews:
Be diligent to present thyself before God approved, a workman that need not blush, rightly dividing the word of truth.
But seek ye, in the first place, the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be given you over.
And I will ask the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever;
THEREFORE also seeing we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, laying aside every weight, and that most easily besetting sin, let us run with patience the race lying before us,
God is a Spirit: and they who worship him, must worship him in spirit and in truth.
Let the same sentiment of mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus:
Take heed therefore to yourselves, and to all the flock, over which the Holy Ghost hath made you bishops, to feed as shepherds the church of God, which he purchased with his own blood.
"For every one shall be saved, whosoever calleth on the name of the Lord."
If ye love me, keep my commandments.
For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all impiety and unrighteousness of men, holding back the truth in unrighteousness.
"The spirit of the Lord is upon me, for the work whereunto he hath anointed me; he hath sent me to preach glad tidings to the poor; to heal the contrite in heart; to proclaim liberty to the captives; and restore sight to the blind; to send forth the bruised free from bonds;
Jesus replied, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.
AS soon then as the Lord knew that the Pharisees had heard that Jesus made and baptised more disciples than John
NOW faith is the realizing confidence of the things hoped for, and the demonstration of things unseen:
and ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.
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.
Confess your offences one to another, and pray for one another, that ye may be healed. The energetic prayer of a righteous man is mightily prevalent.
The next day John seeth Jesus coming to him, and saith, Behold the Lamb of God, who taketh away the sin of the world,
AND you hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins,
But when he is come, the Spirit of truth, he will conduct you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever things he shall hear, he shall speak: and he will declare to you the things that shall come hereafter.
LET every soul be subject to the superior powers: for there is no power but from God; the existing powers are appointed by God.
And I tell thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock will I build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.
But when the Son of man shall come in his glory, and all the holy angels with him, then shall he sit on the throne of his glory:
All things were made by him; and without him was not one thing made that was made.
Now these were more liberally minded men than those of Thessalonica, for they received the word with all readiness of mind, daily, examining the Scriptures if these things were really so.
But the Comforter, the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, which I have spoken to you.
Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will practise. He was a murderer from the beginning, and stood not fast in the truth, because truth was not in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh what is peculiarly his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.
He came for a witness, that he might bear testimony concerning the Light, that all men through him might believe.
For the grace of God which leads to salvation hath appeared unto all men,
Think not that I am come to destroy the law and the prophets: I came not to destroy, but to fulfil.
Finally, brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might.
Then Jesus said to him, "Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind."
Who is the image of the invisible God, the prime author of all creation:
I am the vine, ye are the branches: he that abideth in me, and I in him, this person beareth much fruit: because without me ye can do nothing.
Verily, verily, I say unto you, That he that heareth my word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into judgment; but is passed from death into life.
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.
But without faith it is impossible to be acceptable; for he must believe, who cometh unto God, that he exists, and is a rewarder of those who diligently seek him.
expecting the blessed hope, and glorious appearing of our great God and Saviour Jesus Christ;
Faith then cometh by report, but the report by the word of God.
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;
My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into various trials;
And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and they began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them power to express themselves.
He that believeth and is baptised shall be saved; and he that believeth not shall be damned.
as it is written, "There is not a just person, no not one:
Sanctify them by thy truth: thy word is truth.
And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, thou, and thy house.
But if any man of you be deficient in wisdom, let him ask it of God, who giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not and it shall be given him.
Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live:
They therefore who gladly received his discourse were baptised: and there were added to them that day about three thousand souls.
And as he was speaking these things, while they were looking upon him, he was taken up; and a cloud enveloping him hid him from their eyes.
And on the first day of the week, when the disciples were assembled to break bread, Paul preached unto them (ready to depart on the morrow), and extended his discourse until midnight.
but sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be always ready with your reply to every man who demands a reason respecting the hope which is in you with meekness and fear:
and this is eternal life, that they should know thee the only true God, and him whom thou hast sent, Jesus, the Messiah.
Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived; neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor sodomites,
A woman of Samaria comes to draw water: Jesus saith to her, Give me to drink.
Jesus said unto them, Before Abraham had a being, I Am.
For from the creation of the world his invisible perfections, discoverable in the works that are made, are clearly seen, even his eternal power and deity; so that they are inexcusable:
But ye are an elect race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people acquired by purchase; that ye should publish abroad the excellencies of him, who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light:
GOD, who spake to the fathers of old at various times, and in different manners by the prophets,
Now there was a certain rich man, and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, making splendid entertainments every day:
Lo! I stand at the door, and knock: if any person hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and I will sup with him, and he with me.
Not every one who saith to me, Lord, Lord! shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father who is in heaven.
The wind bloweth where it will, and thou hearest the sound of it, but knowest not from whence it cometh, nor whither it goeth: just so is every one who is born of the Spirit.
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.
Then said Jesus to those Jews who believed on him, If ye abide in my word, assuredly ye are my disciples;
He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is already under condemnation, because he hath not believed on the name of the only begotten Son of God.
Let the tenor of your life be divested of the love of money; content with your present possessions: for he hath said, "I will in no wise leave thee, neither will I in any case forsake thee."
Then spake Jesus again to them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.
Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where the rust and canker spoil, and where thieves dig through and steal:
I and my Father are one.
For our conflict is not merely against flesh and blood, but against principalities, and against powers, and against the rulers of the darkness of this world, and against wicked spirits in the aerial regions.
to the intent that thou mayest clearly know the certainty of those matters, concerning which thou hast been instructed.
I AM the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman.
And forasmuch as it is appointed to men once to die, but after this the judgment,
if so be ye have tasted that the Lord is gracious.
because of the truth which abideth in us, and shall be with us for ever:
Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you:
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.
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with every spiritual blessing in heavenly things in Christ;
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.
Ye are the light of the world. A city cannot be hid that is situated on an eminence.
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.
BELOVED, believe not every pretender to inspiration, but bring these spirits to the trial whether they are of God; because many false prophets are gone forth into the world.
There is no more Jew or Gentile, there is no more slave or freeman, there is no more male or female: but ye are all one in Christ Jesus.
Is any man sick among you? let him send for the presbyters of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord:
And, behold, a certain doctor of the law arose, to make trial of him, saying, Master, by doing what shall I inherit eternal life?
Now I would not have you ignorant, brethren, concerning those who are fallen asleep, that ye be not afflicted, as the rest [of mankind] who have no hope.
Every good gift, and every perfect gift, is from above, descending from the father of illuminations, with whom there is no variableness, nor shadow of change.
For he hath made him, who knew no sin, to be a sin offering for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in him.
These things have I spoken to you, that ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good courage; I have overcome the world.
In whom ye also [trusted] after ye had heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation; in whom also, having believed, ye have been sealed with the holy Spirit of promise,
Husbands, love your own wives, as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;
And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness did not comprehend it.
The Lord doth not delay the promise (as some count it delay); but is longsuffering towards us, not willing that any should perish, but that all should have space for repentance.
He was not the Light, but sent that he should bear testimony concerning the Light.
And the angel answering said unto her, The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the Most High shall overshadow thee; wherefore also the Holy One that shall be born of thee, shall be called the Son of God.
Pure religion and undefiled with God even the Father is this, To pay diligent attention to the orphans and widows in their affliction, and to preserve himself spotless from the world.
He that believeth on the Son hath life eternal: and he that believeth not on the Son shall not see life: but the wrath of God abideth upon him.
Wives, be in subjection to your own husbands, as to the Lord.
Now if thy brother sin against thee, go and reprove him between thyself and him alone; if he hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother.
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.
Repent ye therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, when refreshing seasons shall come from the presence of the Lord;
for we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, for which God hath before prepared us, that we should walk therein.
What is the advantage, my brethren, if a man profess to have faith, but hath not works; can faith save him?
For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world by him might be saved.
Do ye not know, that as many as have been baptised into Christ Jesus have been baptised into his death?
Thus then pray ye: Our Father, which art in heaven, hallowed be thy name.
That the elder women also be sacredly becoming in their behaviour, not slanderers, not enslaved by much wine, teachers of propriety;
THAT then shall we say? Shall we abide in sin, that grace may abound?
And be not drunk with wine, in which there is sottishness, but be filled with the Spirit;
AND I saw a new heaven and a new earth; for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea.
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.
For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus;
THEN was Jesus led away by the spirit into the wilderness, to be tempted by the devil.
Search the scriptures; for ye suppose in them ye have eternal life: and these are they which testify of me.
in whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace;
Marvel not at this: for the hour is coming, in which all who are in the graves shall hear his voice,
but if we walk in the light, as he is himself in the light, we have communion with each other, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.
No man hath seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, who is in the bosom of the Father, he hath thoroughly described him.
I THEN, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you, that ye walk worthy of the vocation with which ye are called,
JUDGE not, that ye be not judged.
For I delivered to you among the first things that which I also had received, that Christ died for our sins, according to the scriptures;
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
They are of the world, therefore speak they as of the world, and the world heareth them.
But I say, Walk in the Spirit, and ye will not fulfil the lust of the flesh.
But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God dwelleth in you. But if any man hath not the Spirit of Christ, he is not his.
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.
No man can come to me, except the Father who hath sent me draw him: and I will raise him up at the last day.
AFTER these things there was a feast of the Jews; and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.
for by him were all things created, celestial and terrestrial, visible or invisible, whether thrones, or dominations, or principalities, or powers, all were created by him, and for him:
And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, in like manner must the Son of man be lifted up:
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:
These times indeed of ignorance God then overlooked; but he now commands all men in every place to repent:
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?
IF ye then be risen with Christ, seek the things which are above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God.
For whom he foreknew, he predestinated also to a conformity with the image of his Son, that he might be the first-begotten among many brethren.
But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves by false reasoning.
Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humility, meekness, long-suffering;
not deserting the assembling of ourselves together, as is the custom with some, but exhorting to it; and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching.
For Christ also suffered once for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, put to death indeed in the flesh, but raised to life by the Spirit:
NOW in those days, when the disciples were multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecian proselytes against the Hebrews, because their widows were overlooked in the daily distribution.
Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I to you. Let not your heart be agitated, nor shrink back through fear.
My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me:
for every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.
who himself bore our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead unto sins, might live unto righteousness; "by whose stripes, [even] his, ye were healed."
Be in subjection then to God. Resist the devil, and he will fly from you.
Yet I tell you the truth; It is expedient for you that I go away: for if I went not away, the Comforter would not come to you; but if I go, I will send him unto you.
I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd layeth down his life for the sheep.
For we have not an high-priest incapable of a fellow-feeling with our infirmities, but one tempted in all points, in exact resemblance with ourselves, sin excepted.
So Jesus also, and his disciples, were invited to the marriage.
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.
who being the splendour of his glory, and the very impress of his substance, and upholding all things with his powerful word, by himself having effected the cleansing of our sins, he sat down at the right hand of Majesty on high;
Be sober, be vigilant; for your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, prowleth around, seeking whom he may devour:
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.
Beloved, let us love one another; because love is from God, and every one who loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.
Every individual which the Father giveth me will come to me; and him that cometh to me I will in nowise cast out.
Love not the world, neither the things which are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
(For his disciples were gone into the city to buy provisions.)
But when the Comforter is come, whom I will send unto you from the Father, the Spirit of truth, who proceedeth from the Father, he shall testify of me:
BEHOLD, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called children of God! therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not.
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.
Then Peter opening his mouth, said, In truth I perceive that God is not a respecter of persons:
And he said unto them, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.
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,
For ye are all the sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus.
Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing yourselves in psalms, and hymns, and spiritual canticles, singing with grace in your heart unto the Lord.
Knowing this in the first place, that all scriptural prophecy is not from any man's own suggestions.
And not for them do I make request only, but also for those who shall believe in me through their word;
MY dear children, these things I write to you, that ye should not sin. And if any of us sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous:
Now on the last day, the great day of the feast, Jesus stood up and spake aloud, saying, If any man thirst, let him come unto me and drink.
Now the works of the flesh are evident, which are these: adultery, whoredom, impurity, lasciviousness,
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.
STAND fast therefore in the liberty with which Christ has made you free, and be not again held under a yoke of bondage.
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,
For they are three who bear witness in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Spirit, and these, even the three, are one.
For as many as are guided by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God.
Just so let your light shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in the heavens.
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.
Jesus Christ [is] the same yesterday, to-day, and for ever.
What then shall we say to these things? If God be for us, who [shall be] against us?
being confident of this very thing, that he who hath wrought in you the good work will perfect it until the day of Jesus Christ:
NOW before the feast of the passover, Jesus, knowing that his hour was come, that he should go out of this world to the Father, having loved his peculiar people that are in the world, he loved them to the end.
For prophecy in old time came not by the will of man: but the holy men of God spake under the impulse of the Holy Ghost.
We have been buried therefore with him by baptism into death: that as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, so also we should walk in newness of life.
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.
Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always been obedient, not only during my presence with you, but now much more in my absence, with fear and trembling work out your own salvation.
In him was life; and the life was the light of men.
And when he cometh, he will convince the world of sin, of righteousness, and of judgment:
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:
Jesus answered and said to him, If any man love me, he will observe 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.
Take heed then of false prophets, who come to you in the garb of sheep, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.
Love is long-suffering, is kind; love envieth not; love is no vain boaster, is not inflated [with pride],
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto an animating hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
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.
as he hath elected us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him in love:
THEN he spake also to them a parable, to shew that we ought to pray always, and not faint;
In my Father's house are many mansions: and if not, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you.
but when the fulness of time was come, God sent forth his Son born of a woman, born under the law,
Jesus answered and said to them, Pull down this temple, and in three days I will rear it up again.
and let us attentively observe one another, to excite an ardour of love and of good works:
IF there be then any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any communion of spirit, if any bowels and compassions,
Be not unequally yoked with infidels; for what participation hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what fellowship [is there] between light and darkness?
Be not deceived; God is not to be trifled with: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.
And great multitudes followed him about: and he turned, and spoke to them,
earnestly looking up to Jesus the author and the finisher of faith; who, for the joy set before him, endured the cross, despising shame, and hath sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.
Blessed are the merciful for they shall obtain mercy.
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.
Then said Jesus to them, I am the bread of life: he that cometh to me shall never hunger; and he that believeth on me shall never thirst more.
For this cause I tell you, Be not anxious about your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life of more value than meat, and the body than raiment?
And hath made from one man's blood all the nations of mankind, to dwell upon the whole face of the earth, fixing the predetermined periods of their existence, and the boundaries of their several abodes;
And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name Jesus, for he shall save his people from their sins.
Do ye not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost, which is in you, which ye have from God, and ye are not your own?
and hath put all things under his feet, and hath appointed him head over all to the church,
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,
For I reckon that the sufferings of the present moment are not worthy to be placed against the future glory that shall be revealed to us.
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;
who hath plucked us out from the dominion of darkness, and transferred us into the kingdom of the Son of his love:
teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo! I am with you at all times even to the end of the world. Amen.
mercy unto you, and peace and love be multiplied.
among whom are ye also the called of Jesus Christ.
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,
Jesus therefore spake to them again, Peace be unto you: as the Father hath sent me, even so send I you.
Blessed are the poor in spirit, for their's is the kingdom of heaven.
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?
Then one of the Pharisees invited him to eat with him. And he went into the Pharisee's house, and sat down to table.
Beloved, now are we the children of God, and it is not yet evident what we shall be: but we know that when he shall appear, we shall be like him; because we shall see him as he is.
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.
and saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God draweth nigh: repent, and believe the gospel.
He answered them, He that made me whole, the same person said to me, Take up thy bed, and walk.
being subject one to another in the fear of God.
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.
BUT this know, that in the last days distressing times will come.
No man can serve two masters: for he will either hate the one, and love the other; or he will adhere to the one, and disregard the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.
No temptation hath overtaken you, but what is common to men. And God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted beyond what ye are able to bear; but will with the temptation make also a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear up under it.
For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.
And Jesus said, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do. Then dividing his garments, they cast the lot.
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.
Having then a great high-priest passed through the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast the confession.
and Judas begat Phares, and Zara of Thamar, and Phares begat Esrom, and Esrom begat Aram;
Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and appointed you that ye should go forth and bear fruit, and that your fruit should be permanent: that so whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name, he may give it you.
But Peter said, O Ananias! why hath Satan filled thy heart that thou shouldst lie to the Holy Ghost, and secrete something from the price of the estate?
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;
TAKE heed that ye do not your alms before men, in order to catch their eye: for otherwise ye have no reward from your Father who is in heaven.
and that from a child thou hast known the sacred writings, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Jesus Christ.
But after John was delivered up, Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the gospel of the kingdom of God:
Now when they heard this, they were cut to the heart, and said unto Peter and the rest of the apostles, Men and brethren, what shall we do?
Jesus saith to her, Go, call thy husband, and come hither.
But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who treat you insolently, and persecute you;
But my God will fully supply all your want, according to his riches in glory, by Christ Jesus.
And I saw heaven opened, and lo a white horse; and he that sat upon it, is called Faithful and True, and with righteousness doth he judge and make war.
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.
All things therefore whatsoever ye would be willing that men should do to you, just so do ye to them: for this is the law and the prophets.
Ye have falsely condemned, ye have murdered the just man; nor doth he resist you.
For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.
And these signs shall follow those that believe: in my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues;
But he answering said, It is written, "Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God."
who being in the form of God counted it no usurpation to claim equality with God:
BRETHREN, if a man also be surprised into any act of offence, ye that are spiritual, replace such a one in the spirit of meekness; keeping an attentive eye on thyself, lest thou also be tempted.
But he giveth mightier grace. Wherefore he saith, "God sets himself against the proud, but giveth grace to the lowly."
But I say to you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you;
Beware that no man make a prey of you by means of philosophy and vain delusion, after the tradition of men, after the principles of the world, and not after Christ:
THE beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God;
And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached through the whole world for a testimony to all the nations: and then shall come the final close.
"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:
and thou shalt love the Lord thy God, with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength. This is the first commandment.
"A virgin shall be with child and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel," which is being interpreted, God with us.
for in him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily;
Now this is the condemnation, that the light is come into the world, and men loved the darkness rather than the light, because their deeds were evil.
He came unto his peculiar people, and his peculiar people did not receive him.
Earnestly seek peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord:
For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trumpet of God; and the dead in Christ shall rise first:
For whatsoever things were written aforetime, were written for our instruction; that by patience and the consolation of the Scriptures we might have hope.
NOW the Spirit speaketh expresly, that in the latter days some will apostatise from the faith, giving heed to spirits of delusion, and doctrines of devils;
Ye adulterers and adultresses, know ye not that friendship with the world is enmity against God? whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world is set down an enemy to God.
But now distinct from the law the righteousness of God is manifest, receiving testimony from the law and the prophets;
By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another.
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.
This is my commandment, That ye love one another, just as I have loved you.
THOUGH I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am become as sounding brass, and tinkling cymbal.
And all the multitude of people was praying without, at the time of the burning the incense.
He that loveth not, never knew God; for God is love.
So then ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellow-citizens with the saints, and of the household of God;
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.
Rejoice in the Lord always; again I say, Rejoice.
For the discourse, [the subject of which is] the cross, is indeed to those who perish, folly; but to us who are saved it is the power of God.
and I give unto them everlasting life and they shall never perish to eternity, and no person shall pluck them out of my hand.
I marvel that ye are so quickly departed from him that called you, by the grace of Christ into another gospel
But he said to him, Man, who made me a judge and a divider among you?
respecting Jesus, who was of Nazareth, how God had anointed him with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were tyrannically oppressed of the devil; for God was with him.
Then shall he say also to those on the left hand, Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels:
and he himself is the propitiatory victim for our sins: and indeed not for ours only, but for the whole world.
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.
And taking a loaf, he gave thanks, and brake, 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 first begotten from the dead, that he might be in all things pre-eminent.
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:
Now the angel of the Lord spake to Philip, saying, Arise, and go towards the south, on the road which leads down from Jerusalem to Gaza: it is a wilderness.
to Timothy, my beloved son: grace, mercy, peace, from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.
Blessed is the man who patiently supports temptation: for when he is proved, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to those who love him.
Then Peter and the apostles answering said, We must obey God rather than men.
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.
For as the body is one, and hath many members, but all the members of that one body, though many, are one body: so also is Christ.
For God hath not given us a spirit of fear; but of courage, and of love, and of sobriety.
Then he spake also this parable to certain persons, who had confidence in themselves, that they were righteous, and despised others:
And the wine being exhausted, the mother of Jesus saith to him, They have no more wine.
For even then when we were without strength, Christ died in due time for the ungodly.
For the case is like that of a man, who travelling abroad, called his own servants, and delivered to them his goods.
But to those who shrink back through fear, and to the infidels, and to the abominable, and to murderers, and to whoremongers, and to those who use magical incantations, and to idolaters, and to all liars, is their portion [appointed] in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone; which is the second death.
that all may be one; as thou, Father, in me, and I in thee, that these also may be one in us: that the world may believe that thou hast sent me.
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:
Thou believest that there is one God; thou doest well: the devils also believe and tremble.
BUT there were false prophets among the people, as there will be false teachers also among you, who wickedly introduce damnable heresies, and deny the sovereign Lord who bought them, bringing on themselves swift destruction.
Is any man among you under afflictions? let him pray. Is any man happy in mind? let him sing psalms.
THE book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham.
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.
The woman saith to him, Sir, I perceive that thou art a prophet.
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.
Wherefore also he is able to save to the uttermost those who come unto God by him, seeing he ever liveth to make intercession for them.
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?
For the Son of man came not to be waited upon, but to be a servant, and to give his life a ransom for many.
Let all the house of Israel therefore know assuredly, that God hath made him Lord and Messiah, even that very Jesus whom ye crucified.
If any man cometh after me, and hateth not father, and mother, and wife and children, and brothers, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.
Jesus saith to him, Am I all this while with you, and hast thou not known me, Philip? he that hath seen me hath seen the Father; and how sayest thou, Shew us the Father?
Then the scribes and Pharisees watched him, if he would heal on the sabbath-day, that they might find an accusation against him.
If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask whatsoever ye 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.
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 being arisen early, on the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom he had cast seven devils.
Be ye therefore perfect, as your Father who is in heaven is perfect.
And, ye fathers, exasperate not your children: but educate them in the discipline and admonition of the Lord.
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.
CHILDREN, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.
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.
Let nothing be done contentiously or vain-gloriously; but in humility reckoning others superior to yourselves.
But our conversation is in heaven as its citizens, from whence also we are expecting the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ,
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.
MY brethren, be not many teachers, knowing that we shall receive a severer judgment.
for from him we derive life, and power of motion, and existence; as also some of your own poets have said, "For we are even his offspring."
for thou hast had five husbands; and he whom thou now hast is not thy husband: in this thou hast spoken true.
When therefore Jesus had received the vinegar, he said, It is finished: and inclining his head, he surrendered up his spirit.
For so in times of old the holy women also, who hoped in God, adorned themselves, being in subjection to their own husbands;
casting all your anxiety upon him; for he careth for you.
One of his disciples saith to him, (Andrew, Simon Peter's brother,)
And this is the promise which we have heard from him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and that darkness in him there is none.
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.
Let every one, according as he hath received a gift, minister it to others, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.
And behold, two of them were going the same day to a village, distant about sixty furlongs from Jerusalem, called Emmaus.
I EXHORT therefore, first of all, that there be offered supplications, prayers, intercessions, thanksgivings for the whole race of mankind:
Think not that I am come to bring peace to the earth: I came not to bring peace, but a sword.
Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for it is written, "Cursed is every one who is hanged on a tree:"
He was in the beginning with God.
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;
Seeing therefore that the children have partaken of flesh and blood, he also himself, in exact resemblance, partook of the same, that by death he might destroy him who held the power of death, that is, the devil;
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.
And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee; for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may fix its residence in me.
elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, by sanctification of the Spirit, that they might be brought to the obedience, and sprinkled with the blood of Jesus Christ: grace unto you and peace be multiplied.
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:
concerning his Son Jesus Christ our Lord; made from the seed of David after the flesh,
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?
which is come unto you, as it is also unto all the world; and beareth fruit, as also among you, from the day that ye heard and knew the grace of God in truth;
The Spirit is the life-giving power; the flesh contributeth nothing: the declarations which I make to you, they are spirit, and they are life.
and with intelligence moderation; and with moderation patience; and with patience piety;
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:
The same spirit beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God.
By this we have known the love [of Christ], because for us he laid down his own life: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.
AND as he passed along, he saw a man blind from his birth.
And Jesus said to him. Verily I say unto thee, To-day thou shalt be with me in paradise.
But this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God: neither doth corruption inherit incorruption.
justified freely by his grace through the redemption which is in Christ Jesus:
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.
PAUL, a servant of Jesus Christ, a called apostle, set apart for the Gospel of God,
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.
Marriage is honourable for all persons, and the marriage bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge.
IT is a true saying, If a man seeks the office of a bishop, he desireth a laudable employment.
Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.
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,
And when thou prayest, be not as the hypocrites: for they love standing in the synagogues and at the corners of the streets, to pray, that they may make a shew to men. Verily I say unto you, That they have their reward.
Ye have heard that it hath been said, "Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy."
For ye have been called unto liberty, brethren; only use not that liberty as a pretext for carnality, but in love be subject one to another.
And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, who is called the Devil, and Satan, who deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.
Whether therefore ye eat or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all things to the glory of God.
but an entrance will thus be richly afforded you into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
And in every thing that ye do, labour from the soul, as for the Lord, and not man;
For this end I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,
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,
BE ye therefore imitators of God, as beloved children;
and having first brought them out, said, Sirs! what must I do to be saved?
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.
praying at every opportunity with all prayer and supplication in Spirit, and watching for this very purpose with perseverance and intercession for all the saints;
Let love be undissembled. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good.