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"For God loved the world in this way: He gave His One and Only Son, so that everyone who believes in Him will 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 is profitable for teaching, for rebuking, for correcting, for training in righteousness,
Therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, I urge you to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God; this is your spiritual worship.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith,
For by grace you are saved through faith, and this is not from yourselves; it is God's gift-
We know that all things work together for the good of those who love God: those 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 age, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may discern what is the good, pleasing, and perfect will of God.
Jesus told him, "I am the way, 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 will be My witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth."
"Repent," Peter said to them, "and be baptized, each of you, in the name of Jesus the Messiah 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 gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
But to all who did receive Him, He gave them the right to be children of God, to those who believe in His name,
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
He saved us- not by works of righteousness that we had done, but according to His mercy, through the washing of regeneration and renewal by the Holy Spirit.
if you confess with your mouth, "Jesus is Lord," and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved.
The Word became flesh and took up residence among us. We observed His glory, the glory as the One and Only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.
Then God said, "Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness. They will rule the fish of the sea, the birds of the sky, the livestock, all the earth, and the creatures that crawl on the earth."
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not rely on your own understanding;
But God proves His own love for us in that while we were still sinners Christ died for us!
For I know the plans I have for you"-[this is] the Lord's declaration-"plans for [your] welfare, not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.
And He personally gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, some pastors and teachers,
So God created man in His own image; He created him in the image of God; He created them male and female.
And they devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching, to fellowship, to the breaking of bread, and to prayers.
"Come to Me, all of you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.
If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
Jesus replied, "I assure you: Unless someone is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God."
A thief comes only to steal and to kill and to destroy. I have come that they may have life and have it in abundance.
Therefore, just as sin entered the world through one man, and death through sin, in this way death spread to all men, because all sinned.
Then He said to them, "Go into all the world and preach the gospel to the whole creation.
There is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to people by which we must be saved."
Therefore if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation; old things have passed away, and look, new things have come.
"Your heart must not be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in Me.
The true light, who gives light to everyone, was coming into the world.
Then Jesus came near and said to them, "All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth.
Therefore, since we have been declared righteous by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.
I am able to do all things through Him who strengthens me.
For a child will be born for us, a son will be given to us, and the government will be on His shoulders. He will be named Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace.
Don't worry about anything, but in everything, through prayer and petition with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God.
Therefore, no condemnation now exists for those in Christ Jesus,
On the third day a wedding took place in Cana of Galilee. Jesus' mother was there, and
When the day of Pentecost had arrived, they were all together in one place.
and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. 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, because it is God's power for salvation to everyone who believes, first to the Jew, and also to the Greek.
"I give you a new commandment: love one another. Just as I have loved you, you must also love one another.
There was a man from the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews.
Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, a worker who doesn't need to be ashamed, correctly teaching the word of truth.
But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things will be provided for you.
And I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Counselor to be with you forever.
Therefore since we also have such a large cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us lay aside every weight and the sin that so easily ensnares us, and run with endurance the race that lies before us,
God is spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth."
Therefore, the Lord Himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive, have a son, and name him Immanuel.
Make your own attitude that of Christ Jesus,
Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock, among whom the Holy Spirit has appointed you as overseers, to shepherd the church of God, which He purchased with His own blood.
For everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.
"If you love Me, you will keep My commandments.
For God's wrath is revealed from heaven against all godlessness and unrighteousness of people who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth,
Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness covered the surface of the watery depths, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the surface of the waters.
The Spirit of the Lord is on Me, because He has anointed Me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent Me to proclaim freedom to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to set free the oppressed,
Jesus answered, "I assure you: Unless someone is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God.
When Jesus knew that the Pharisees heard He was making and baptizing more disciples than John
Now faith is the reality of what is hoped for, the proof of what is not seen.
"Listen, Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is One.
You will know the truth, and the truth will set you free."
For the word of God is living and effective and sharper than any two-edged sword, penetrating as far as to divide soul, spirit, joints, and marrow; it is a judge of the ideas and thoughts of the heart.
Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, so that you may be healed. The intense prayer of the righteous is very powerful.
The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, "Here is the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!
And you were dead in your trespasses and sins
When the Spirit of truth comes, He will guide you into all the truth. For He will not speak on His own, but He will speak whatever He hears. He will also declare to you what is to come.
Everyone must submit to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except from God, and those that exist are instituted by God.
It should be: And I also say to you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build My church, and the forces of Hades will not overpower it.
"When the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the angels with Him, then He will sit on the throne of His glory.
I will put hostility between you and the woman, and between your seed and her seed. He will strike your head, and you will strike his heel.
All things were created through Him, and apart from Him not one thing was created that has been created.
The people here were more open-minded than those in Thessalonica, since they welcomed the message with eagerness and examined the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so.
But the Counselor, the Holy Spirit-the Father will send Him in My name-will teach you all things and remind you of everything I have told you.
You are of your father the Devil, and you want to carry out your father's desires. He was a murderer from the beginning and has not stood in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he tells a lie, he speaks from his own nature, because he is a liar and the father of liars.
He came as a witness to testify about the light, so that all might believe through him.
For the grace of God has appeared, with salvation for all people,
"Don't assume that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I did not come to destroy but to fulfill.
Finally, be strengthened by the Lord and by His vast strength.
He said to him, "Love the Lord your God with all your heart, 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. The one who remains in Me and I in him produces much fruit, because you can do nothing without Me.
"I assure you: Anyone who hears My word and believes Him who sent Me has eternal life and will not come under judgment but has passed from death to life.
After this I will pour out My Spirit on all humanity; then your sons and your daughters will prophesy, your old men will have dreams, and your young men will see visions.
Finally brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable-if there is any moral excellence and if there is any praise-dwell on these things.
Now without faith it is impossible to please God, for the one who draws near to Him must believe that He exists and rewards those who seek Him.
while we wait for the blessed hope and the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ.
So faith comes from what is heard, and what is heard comes through the message about Christ.
He has told you men what is good and what it is the Lord requires of you: Only to act justly, to love faithfulness, and to walk humbly with your God.
After making a whip out of cords, He drove everyone out of the temple complex with their sheep and oxen. He also poured out the money changers' coins and overturned the tables.
Now the serpent was the most cunning of all the wild animals that the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, "Did God really say, 'You can't eat from any tree in the garden'?"
Teach a youth about the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.
Consider it a great joy, my brothers, whenever you experience various trials,
Then they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in different languages, as the Spirit gave them ability for speech.
Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned.
as it is written: There is no one righteous, not even one;
Sanctify them by the truth; Your word is truth.
Then God said, "Let the earth produce vegetation: seed-bearing plants, and fruit trees on the earth bearing fruit with seed in it, according to their kinds." And it was so.
So they said, "Believe on the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved-you and your household."
Now if any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives to all generously and without criticizing, and it will be given to him.
Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in Me, even if he dies, will live.
So those who accepted his message were baptized, and that day about 3,000 people were added to them.
After He had said this, He was taken up as they were watching, and a cloud received Him out of their sight.
You are not to sleep with a man as with a woman; it is detestable.
On the first day of the week, we assembled to break bread. Paul spoke to them, and since he was about to depart the next day, he extended his message until midnight.
but set apart the Messiah as Lord in your hearts, and always be ready to give a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you.
This is eternal life: that they may know You, the only true God, and the One You have sent-Jesus Christ.
Do you not know that the unjust will not inherit God's kingdom? Do not be deceived: no sexually immoral people, idolaters, adulterers, male prostitutes, homosexuals,
A woman of Samaria came to draw water. "Give Me a drink," Jesus said to her,
Jesus said to them, "I assure you: Before Abraham was, I am."
From the creation of the world His invisible attributes, that is, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen, being understood through what He has made. As a result, people are without excuse.
Then the Lord God formed the man out of the dust from the ground and breathed the breath of life into his nostrils, and the man became a living being.
But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for His possession, so that you may proclaim the praises of the One who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.
Long ago God spoke to the fathers by the prophets at different times and in different ways.
The Spirit of the Lord God is on Me, because the Lord has anointed Me to bring good news to the poor. He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and freedom to the prisoners;
"There was a rich man who would dress in purple and fine linen, feasting lavishly every day.
Listen! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and have dinner with him, and he with Me.
The Lord said to Abram: Go out from your land, your relatives, and your father's house to the land that I will show you.
"Not everyone who says to Me, 'Lord, Lord!' will enter the kingdom of heaven, but [only] the one who does the will of My Father in heaven.
The wind blows where it pleases, and you hear its sound, but you don't know where it comes from or where it is going. So it is with everyone born of the Spirit.
but those who trust in the Lord will renew their strength; they will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary; they will walk and not faint.
"Sir," the sick man answered, "I don't have a man to put me into the pool when the water is stirred up, but while I'm coming, someone goes down ahead of me."
So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed Him, "If you continue in My word, you really are My disciples.
Anyone who believes in Him is not condemned, but anyone who does not believe is already condemned, because he has not believed in the name of the One and Only Son of God.
Your life should be free from the love of money. Be satisfied with what you have, for He Himself has said, I will never leave you or forsake you.
Then Jesus spoke to them again: "I am the light of the world. Anyone who follows Me will never walk in the darkness but will have the light of life."
"Don't collect for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal.
The Father and I are one."
For our battle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the world powers of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavens.
so that you may know the certainty of the things about which you have been instructed.
"I am the true vine, and My Father is the vineyard keeper.
And just as it is appointed for people to die once-and after this, judgment-
since you have tasted that the Lord is good.
because of the truth that remains in us and will be with us forever.
"Keep asking, and it will be given to you. Keep searching, and you will find. Keep knocking, and the door will be opened to you.
Then God said, "Let there be light," and there was light.
In the sixth month, the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a town in Galilee called Nazareth,
This man came to Him at night and said, "Rabbi, we know that You have come from God as a teacher, for no one could perform these signs You do unless God were with him."
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavens, in Christ;
When they heard this, they left one by one, starting with the older men. Only He was left, with the woman in the center.
"You are the light of the world. A city situated on a hill cannot be hidden.
The birth of Jesus Christ came about this way: After His mother Mary had been engaged to Joseph, it was discovered before they came together that she was pregnant by the Holy Spirit.
God replied to Moses, "I AM WHO I AM. This is what you are to say to the Israelites: I AM has sent me to you."
Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to determine if they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.
There is no Jew or Greek, slave or free, male or female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus.
Is anyone among you sick? He should call for the elders of the church, and they should pray over him after anointing him with olive oil in the name of the Lord.
Just then an expert in the law stood up to test Him, saying, "Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?"
We do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, concerning those who are asleep, so that you will not grieve like the rest, who have no hope.
Every generous act and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights; with Him there is no variation or shadow cast by turning.
He made the One who did not know sin to be sin for us, so that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.
I have told you these things so that in Me you may have peace. You will have suffering in this world. Be courageous! I have conquered the world."
God blessed them, and God said to them, "Be fruitful, multiply, fill the earth, and subdue it. Rule the fish of the sea, the birds of the sky, and every creature that crawls on the earth."
In Him you also, when you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation-in Him when you believed-were sealed with the promised Holy Spirit.
Husbands, love your wives, just as also Christ loved the church and gave Himself for her,
That light shines in the darkness, yet the darkness did not overcome it.
The Lord does not delay His promise, as some understand delay, but is patient with you, not wanting any to perish, but all to come to repentance.
He was not the light, but he came to testify about the light.
The angel replied to 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.
Pure and undefiled religion before our God and Father is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself unstained by the world.
The one who believes in the Son has eternal life, but the one who refuses to believe in the Son will not see life; instead, the wrath of God remains on him.
Wives, submit to your own husbands as to the Lord,
"If your brother sins against you, go and rebuke him in private. If he listens to you, you have won your brother.
They said, "Men of Galilee, why do you stand looking up into heaven? This Jesus, who has been taken from you into heaven, will come in the same way that you have seen Him going into heaven."
Therefore repent and turn back, that your sins may be wiped out so that seasons of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord,
For we are His creation-created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared ahead of time so that we should walk in them.
What good is it, my brothers, if someone says he has faith, but does not have works? Can his faith save him?
For God did not send His Son into the world that He might condemn the world, but that the world might be saved through Him.
Or are you unaware that all of us who were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into His death?
"Therefore, you should pray like this: Our Father in heaven, Your name be honored as holy.
In the same way, older women are to be reverent in behavior, not slanderers, not addicted to much wine. [They are] to teach what is good,
This is why a man leaves his father and mother and bonds with his wife, and they become one flesh.
Then the Lord God said, "It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper who is like him."
What should we say then? Should we continue in sin in order that grace may multiply?
And don't get drunk with wine, which [leads to] reckless actions, 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 the sea existed no longer.
But He was pierced because of our transgressions, crushed because of our iniquities; punishment for our peace was on Him, and we are healed by His wounds.
But an hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth. Yes, the Father wants such people to worship Him.
In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus 14; also known as Octavian, he established the peaceful era known as the Pax Romana; Caesar was a title of Roman emperors. that the whole empire should be registered.
For there is one God and one mediator between God and man, a man, Christ Jesus,
Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the Devil.
You pore over the Scriptures because you think you have eternal life in them, yet they testify about Me.
In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of His grace
Do not be amazed at this, because a time is coming when all who are in the graves will hear His voice
But if we walk in the light as He Himself is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus His Son cleanses us from all sin.
No one has ever seen God. The One and Only Son- the One who is at the Father's side- He has revealed Him.
I, therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, urge you to walk worthy of the calling you have received,
"Do not judge, so that you won't be judged.
Bethlehem Ephrathah, you are small among the clans of Judah; One will come from you to be ruler over Israel for Me. His origin is from antiquity, from eternity.
Your word is a lamp for my feet and a light on my path.
For I passed on to you as most important what I also received: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures,
No one has greater love than this, that someone would lay down his life for his friends.
They are from the world. Therefore what they say is from the world, and the world listens to them.
I say then, walk by the Spirit and you will not carry out the desire of the flesh.
You, however, are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, since the Spirit of God lives in you. But if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he does not belong to Him.
In the evening of that first day of the week, the disciples were [gathered together] with the doors locked because of their fear of the Jews. Then Jesus came, stood among them, and said to them, "Peace to you!"
saying, "Where is the promise of His coming? For ever since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they have been since the beginning of creation."
No one can come to Me unless the Father who sent Me draws him, and I will raise him up on the last day.
After this, a Jewish festival took place, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.
because by Him everything was created, in heaven and on earth, the visible and the invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities- all things have been created through Him and for Him.
Just as Moses lifted up the snake in the wilderness, so the Son of Man must be lifted up,
"Enter through the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the road is broad that leads to destruction, and there are many who go through it.
"Therefore, having overlooked the times of ignorance, God now commands all people everywhere to repent,
"But how can anyone be born when he is old?" Nicodemus asked Him. "Can he enter his mother's womb a second time and be born?"
So if you have been raised with the Messiah, seek what is above, where the Messiah is, seated at the right hand of God.
For those He foreknew He also predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son, so that He would be the firstborn among many brothers.
But be doers of the word and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.
Therefore, God's chosen ones, holy and loved, put on heartfelt compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience,
not staying away from our meetings, as some habitually do, but encouraging each other, and all the more as you see the day drawing near.
For Christ also suffered for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, that He might bring you to God, after being put to death in the fleshly realm but made alive in the spiritual realm.
In those days, as the number of the disciples was multiplying, there arose a complaint by the Hellenistic Jews against the Hebraic Jews that their widows were being overlooked in the daily distribution.
"Peace I leave with you. My peace I give to you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Your heart must not be troubled or fearful.
My sheep hear My voice, I know them, and they follow Me.
For everyone who asks receives, and the one who searches finds, and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.
He Himself bore our sins in His body on the tree, so that, having died to sins, we might live for righteousness; by His wounding you have been healed.
Therefore, submit to God. But resist the Devil, and he will flee from you.
Nevertheless, I am telling you the truth. It is for your benefit that I go away, because if I don't go away the Counselor will not come to you. If I go, I will send Him to you.
"I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.
The heart is more deceitful than anything else and desperately sick-who can understand it?
For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but One who has been tested in every way as we are, yet without sin.
Jesus and His disciples were invited to the wedding as well.
"You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt should lose its taste, how can it be made salty? It's no longer good for anything but to be thrown out and trampled on by men.
He is the radiance of His glory, the exact expression of His nature, and He sustains all things by His powerful word. After making purification for sins, He sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high.
Be sober! Be on the alert! Your adversary the Devil is prowling around like a roaring lion, looking for anyone he can devour.
In the same way the Spirit also joins to help in our weakness, because we do not know what to pray for as we should, but the Spirit Himself intercedes for us with unspoken groanings.
Dear friends, let us love one another, because love is from God, and everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.
Everyone the Father gives Me will come to Me, and the one who comes to Me I will never cast out.
Do not love the world or the things that belong to the world. If anyone loves the world, love for the Father is not in him.
for His disciples had gone into town to buy food.
"When the Counselor comes, the One I will send to you from the Father-the Spirit of truth who proceeds from the Father-He will testify about Me.
Look at how great a love the Father has given us, that we should be called God's children. And we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it didn't know Him.
On the first day of the week Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark. She saw that the stone had been removed from the tomb.
Then Peter began to speak: "In truth, I understand that God doesn't show favoritism,
Then He said to [them] all, "If anyone wants to come with Me, he must deny himself, take up his cross daily, and follow Me.
Philip answered, "Two hundred denarii worth of bread wouldn't be enough for each of them to have a little."
One Sabbath, when He went to eat at the house of one of the leading Pharisees, they were watching Him closely.
He came to Nazareth, where He had been brought up. As usual, He entered the synagogue on the Sabbath day and stood up to read.
The reason I left you in Crete was to set right what was left undone and, as I directed you, to appoint elders in every town:
Then Jesus replied, "I assure you: The Son is not able to do anything on His own, but only what He sees the Father doing. For whatever the Father does, the Son also does these things in the same way.
After Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of King Herod, wise men from the east arrived unexpectedly in Jerusalem,
for you are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus.
Let the message about the Messiah dwell richly among you, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, and singing psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, with gratitude in your hearts to God.
First of all, you should know this: no prophecy of Scripture comes from one's own interpretation,
I pray not only for these, but also for those who believe in Me through their message.
The total number of Jacob's descendants was 70; Joseph was already in Egypt.
But if it doesn't please you to worship the Lord, choose for yourselves today the one you will worship: the gods your fathers worshiped beyond the Euphrates River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living. As for me and my family, we will worship the Lord."
My little children, I am writing you these things so that you may not sin. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father-Jesus Christ the righteous One.
On the last and most important day of the festival, Jesus stood up and cried out, "If anyone is thirsty, he should come to Me and drink!
Now the works of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality, moral impurity, promiscuity,
Jesus answered, "If you knew the gift of God, and who is saying to you, 'Give Me a drink,' you would ask Him, and He would give you living water."
Christ has liberated us into freedom. Therefore stand firm and don't submit again to a yoke of slavery.
Shining morning star, how you have fallen from the heavens! You destroyer of nations, you have been cut down to the ground.
As soon as it was night, the brothers sent Paul and Silas off to Beroea. On arrival, they went into the synagogue of the Jews.
For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers,
For there are three that testify:
All those led by God's Spirit are God's sons.
In the same way, let your light shine before men, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven.
I wrote the first narrative, Theophilus, about all that Jesus began to do and teach
After this, Jesus found him in the temple complex and said to him, "See, you are well. Do not sin any more, so that something worse doesn't happen to you."
Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever.
What then are we to say about these things? If God is for us, who is against us?
I am sure of this, that He who started a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.
Before the Passover Festival, 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.
because no prophecy ever came by the will of man; instead, moved by the Holy Spirit, men spoke from God.
Therefore we were buried with Him by baptism into death, in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, so we too may walk in a new way of life.
So everyone went to be registered, each to his own town.
Did you suffer so much for nothing-if in fact it was for nothing?
While they were traveling, He entered a village, and a woman named Martha welcomed Him into her home.
So then, my dear friends, just as you have always obeyed, not only in my presence, but now even more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.
Life was in Him, and that life was the light of men.
When He comes, He will convict the world about sin, righteousness, and judgment:
If you look with favor on the man wearing the fine clothes so that you say, "Sit here in a good place," and yet you say to the poor man, "Stand over there," or, "Sit here on the floor by my footstool,"
Jesus answered, "If anyone loves Me, he will keep My word. 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 are deceiving ourselves, and the truth is not in us.
"Beware of false prophets who come to you in sheep's clothing but inwardly are ravaging wolves.
Love is patient; love is kind. Love does not envy; is not boastful; is not conceited;
Remember to dedicate the Sabbath day:
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. According to His great mercy, He has given us a new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
He was praying in a certain place, and when He finished, one of His disciples said to Him, "Lord, teach us to pray, just as John also taught his disciples."
for He chose us in Him, before the foundation of the world, to be holy and blameless in His sight. In love
He then told them a parable on the need for them to pray always and not become discouraged:
In My Father's house are many dwelling places; , a traveler's resting place. The Gk word is related to the verb meno , meaning remain or stay, which occurs 40 times in John. if not, I would have told you. I am going away to prepare a place for you.
But when the completion of the time came, God sent His Son, born of a woman, born under the law,
Jesus answered, "Destroy this sanctuary, and I will raise it up in three days."
And let us be concerned about one another in order to promote love and good works,
If then there is any encouragement in Christ, if any consolation of love, if any fellowship with the Spirit, if any affection and mercy,
Do not be mismatched with unbelievers. For what partnership is there between righteousness and lawlessness? Or what fellowship does light have with darkness?
Then Solomon spoke to all Israel, to the commanders of thousands and of hundreds, to the judges, and to every leader in all Israel-the heads of the families.
Don't be deceived: God is not mocked. For whatever a man sows he will also reap,
Now great crowds were traveling with Him. So He turned and said to them:
keeping our eyes on Jesus, the source and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that lay before Him endured a cross and despised the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of God's throne.
Blessed are the merciful, because they will be shown mercy.
When they had eaten breakfast, Jesus asked Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, do you love , the first 2 times by Jesus (vv. 15-16 ); and phileo , the last time by Jesus (v. 17 ) and all 3 times by Peter (vv. 15-17 ). Peter's threefold confession of love for Jesus corresponds to his earlier threefold denial of Jesus; Jn 18:15-18 , 25-27 . Me more than these?" "Yes, Lord," he said to Him, "You know that I love You." "Feed My lambs," He told him.
"I am the bread of life," Jesus told them. "No one who comes to Me will ever be hungry, and no one who believes in Me will ever be thirsty again.
"This is why I tell you: Don't worry about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Isn't life more than food and the body more than clothing?
Yet He Himself bore our sicknesses, and He carried our pains; but we in turn regarded Him stricken, struck down by God, and afflicted.
From one man He has made every nation of men to live all over the earth and has determined their appointed times and the boundaries of where they live,
She will give birth to a son, and you are to name Him Jesus, because He will save His people from their sins."
Do you not know that your body is a sanctuary of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God? You are not your own,
And He put everything under His feet and appointed Him as head over everything for the church,
So the Jews replied to Him, "What sign [of authority] will You show us for doing these things?"
What was from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we have observed, and have touched with our hands, concerning the Word of life-
Meanwhile Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest
For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is going to be revealed to us.
But the man who was cured did not know who it was, because Jesus had slipped away into the crowd that was there.
This is why God delivered them over to degrading passions. For even their females exchanged natural sexual intercourse for what is unnatural.
Now to Him who is able to do above and beyond all that we ask or think-according to the power that works in you-
He has rescued us from the domain of darkness and transferred us into the kingdom of the Son He loves,
teaching them to observe everything I have commanded you. And remember, I am with you always, to the end of the age."
May mercy, peace, and love be multiplied to you.
In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord seated on a high and lofty throne, and His robe filled the temple.
including yourselves who are also Jesus Christ's by calling:
"Men of Israel, listen to these words: This Jesus the Nazarene was a man pointed out to you by God with miracles, wonders, and signs that God did among you through Him, just as you yourselves know.
Then Jesus returned from the Jordan, full of the Holy Spirit, and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness
Kenan, Mahalalel, Jared,
Jesus said to them again, "Peace to you! As the Father has sent Me, I also send you."
"Blessed are the poor in spirit, because the kingdom of heaven is theirs.
Therefore some of His disciples said to one another, "What is this He tells us: 'A little while and you will not see Me; again a little while and you will see Me' ; and, 'because I am going to the Father' ?"
Then one of the Pharisees invited Him to eat with him. He entered the Pharisee's house and reclined at the table.
Dear friends, we are God's children now, and what we will be has not yet been revealed. We know that when He appears, we will be like Him, because we will see Him as He is.
Then I saw a great white throne and One seated on it. Earth and heaven fled from His presence, and no place was found for them.
"The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe in the good news!"
He replied, "The man who made me well told me, 'Pick up your bedroll and walk.' "
submitting to one another in the fear of Christ.
Many have undertaken to compile a narrative about the events that have been fulfilled among us,
After this, the Lord appointed 70 others, and He sent them ahead of Him in pairs to every town and place where He Himself was about to go.
When He saw the crowds, He went up on the mountain, and after He sat down, His disciples came to Him.
If a man sleeps with a man as with a woman, they have both committed an abomination. They must be put to death; their blood is on their own hands.
But they had no children because Elizabeth could not conceive, and both of them were well along in years.
and My people who are called by My name humble themselves, pray and seek My face, and turn from their evil ways, then I will hear from heaven, forgive their sin, and heal their land.
But know this: difficult times will come in the last days.
"No one can be a slave of two masters, since either he will hate one and love the other, or be devoted to one and despise the other. You cannot be slaves of God and of money.
No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to humanity. God is faithful and He will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation He will also provide a way of escape, so that you are able to bear it.
For the Son of Man has come to seek and to save the lost."
Then Jesus said, "Father, forgive them, because they do not know what they are doing." ] And they divided His clothes and cast lots.
On the first day of the week, very early in the morning, they came to the tomb, bringing the spices they had prepared.
Therefore since we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens-Jesus the Son of God-let us hold fast to the confession.
Do not have other gods besides Me.
Judah fathered Perez and Zerah by Tamar, Perez fathered Hezron, Hezron fathered Aram,
You did not choose Me, but I chose you. I appointed you that you should go out and produce fruit and that your fruit should remain, so that whatever you ask the Father in My name, He will give you.
Then Peter said, "Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit and keep back part of the proceeds from the field?
Now brothers, I want to clarify for you the gospel I proclaimed to you; you received it and have taken your stand on it.
The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky proclaims the work of His hands.
"Be careful not to practice your righteousness in front of people, to be seen by them. Otherwise, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven.
and that from childhood you have known the sacred Scriptures, which are able to instruct you for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.
After John was arrested, Jesus went to Galilee, preaching the good news of God:
When they heard this, they were pierced to the heart and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles: "Brothers, what must we do?"
"Go call your husband," He told her, "and come back here."
But I tell 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 there was a white horse! Its rider is called Faithful and True, and in righteousness He judges and makes war.
"I assure you: The one who believes in Me will also do the works that I do. And he will do even greater works than these, because I am going to the Father.
Therefore, whatever you want others to do for you, do also the same for them-this is the Law and the Prophets.
"Look, the days are coming"-[this is] the Lord's declaration-"when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah.
Seventy weeks are decreed about your people and your holy city- to bring the rebellion to an end, to put a stop to sin, to wipe away injustice, to bring in everlasting righteousness, to seal up vision and prophecy, and to anoint the most holy place.
You have condemned-you have murdered-the righteous man; he does not resist you.
For where two or three are gathered together in My name, I am there among them."
And these signs will accompany those who believe: In My name they will drive out demons; they will speak in new languages;
But He answered, "It is written: Man must not live on bread alone but on every word that comes from the mouth of God. "
who, existing in the form of God, did not consider equality with God as something to be used for His own advantage.
Brothers, if someone is caught in any wrongdoing, you who are spiritual should restore such a person with a gentle spirit, watching out for yourselves so you won't be tempted also.
But He gives greater grace. Therefore He says: God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble.
"But I say to you who listen: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,
Be careful that no one takes you captive through philosophy and empty deceit based on human tradition, based on the elemental forces of the world, and not based on Christ.
The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.
This good news of the kingdom will be proclaimed in all the world as a testimony to all nations. And then the end will come.
And it will be in the last days, says God, that I will pour out My Spirit on all humanity; then your sons and your daughters will prophesy, your young men will see visions, and your old men will dream dreams.
Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength.
See, the virgin will become pregnant and give birth to a son, and they will name Him Immanuel , which is translated "God is with us."
For in Him the entire fullness of God's nature dwells bodily,
"This, then, is the judgment: the light has come into the world, and people loved darkness rather than the light because their deeds were evil.
He came to His own, and His own people did not receive Him.
Pursue peace with everyone, and holiness-without it no one will see the Lord.
For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the archangel's voice, and with the trumpet of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first.
For whatever was written before was written for our instruction, so that through our endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we may have hope.
Now the Spirit explicitly says that in the latter times some will depart from the faith, paying attention to deceitful spirits and the teachings of demons,
He will make a firm covenant with many for one week, but in the middle of the week he will put a stop to sacrifice and offering. And the abomination of desolation will be on a wing of the temple until the decreed destruction is poured out on the desolator."
Adulteresses! Do you not know that friendship with the world is hostility toward God? So whoever wants to be the world's friend becomes God's enemy.
But now, apart from the law, God's righteousness has been revealed-attested by the Law and the Prophets
By this all people will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another."
Give, and it will be given to you; a good measure-pressed down, shaken together, and running over-will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured back to you."
This is My command: love one another as I have loved you.
If I speak the languages of men and of angels, but do not have love, I am a sounding gong or a clanging cymbal.
At the hour of incense the whole assembly of the people was praying outside.
The one who does not love does not know God, because God is love.
So then you are no longer foreigners and strangers, but fellow citizens with the saints, and members of God's household,
While He was together with them, He commanded them not to leave Jerusalem, but to wait for the Father's promise. "This," [He said, "is what ] you heard from Me;
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!
There is an occasion for everything, and a time for every activity under heaven:
For to those who are perishing the message of the cross is foolishness, but to us who are being saved it is God's power.
I give them eternal life, and they will never perish-ever! No one will snatch them out of My hand.
I am amazed that you are so quickly turning away from Him who called you by the grace of Christ, [and are turning] to a different gospel-
"Friend," He said to him, "who appointed Me a judge or arbitrator over you?"
how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power, and how He went about doing good and curing all who were under the tyranny of the Devil, because God was with Him.
Then He will also say to those on the left, 'Depart from Me, you who are cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the Devil and his angels!
My dearly loved brothers, understand this: everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak, and slow to anger,
He Himself is the propitiation for our sins, and not only for ours, but also for those of the whole world.
When his division was on duty and he was serving as priest before God,
In the local church at Antioch there were prophets and teachers: Barnabas, Simeon who was called Niger, Lucius the Cyrenian, Manaen, a close friend of Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.
And He took bread, gave thanks, broke it, gave it to them, and said, "This is My body, which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of Me."
He is also the head of the body, the church; He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, so that He might come to have first place in everything.
For His divine power has given us everything required for life and godliness, through the knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and goodness.
No one undergoing a trial should say, "I am being tempted by God." For God is not tempted by evil, and He Himself doesn't tempt anyone.
One day the sons of God came to present themselves before the Lord, and Satan also came with them.
An angel of the Lord spoke to Philip: "Get up and go south to the road that goes down from Jerusalem to desert Gaza."
To Timothy, my dearly loved child. Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.
Blessed is a man who endures trials, because when he passes the test he will receive the crown of life that He has promised to those who love Him.
But Peter and the apostles replied, "We must obey God rather than men.
And therefore from one man-in fact, from one as good as dead-came offspring as numerous as the stars of heaven and as innumerable as the grains of sand by the seashore.
For as the body is one and has many parts, and all the parts of that body, though many, are one body-so also is Christ.
For God has not given us a spirit of fearfulness, but one of power, love, and sound judgment.
He also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous and looked down on everyone else:
When the wine ran out, Jesus' mother told Him, "They don't have any wine."
For while we were still helpless, at the appointed moment, Christ died for the ungodly.
"For it is just like a man going on a journey. He called his own slaves and turned over his possessions to them.
All of us have become like something unclean, and all our righteous acts are like a polluted garment; all of us wither like a leaf, and our iniquities carry us away like the wind.
But the cowards, unbelievers, vile, murderers, sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars-their share will be in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur, which is the second death."
May they all be one, as You, Father, are in Me and I am in You. May they also be one in Us, so the world may believe You sent Me.
Aram fathered Aminadab, Aminadab fathered Nahshon, Nahshon fathered Salmon,
As the crowd was pressing in on Jesus to hear God's word, He was standing by Lake Gennesaret.
You believe that God is one; you do well. The demons also believe-and they shudder.
But there were also false prophets among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you. They will secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, and will bring swift destruction on themselves.
Is anyone among you suffering? He should pray. Is anyone cheerful? He should sing praises.
The historical record of Jesus Christ, the Son of David, the Son of Abraham:
Now the multitude of those who believed were of one heart and soul, and no one said that any of his possessions was his own, but instead they held everything in common.
How happy is the man who does not follow the advice of the wicked, or take the path of sinners, or join a group of mockers!
"Sir," the woman replied, "I see that You are a prophet.
No, I tell you; but unless you repent, you will all perish as well!
because an angel would go down into the pool from time to time and stir up the water. Then the first one who got in after the water was stirred up recovered from whatever ailment he had].
Therefore He is always able to save those who come to God through Him, since He always lives to intercede for them.
When Zechariah saw him, he was startled and overcome with fear.
So when they had come together, they asked Him, "Lord, at this time are You restoring the kingdom to Israel?"
For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life-a ransom for many."
God saw all that He had made, and it was very good. Evening came, and then morning: the sixth day.
"Therefore let all the house of Israel know with certainty that God has made this Jesus, whom you crucified, both Lord and Messiah!"
"If anyone 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 among you all this time without your knowing Me, Philip? The one who has seen Me has seen the Father. How can you say, 'Show us the Father'?
The scribes and Pharisees were watching Him closely, to see if He would heal on the Sabbath, so that they could find a charge against Him.
If you remain in Me and My words remain in you, ask whatever you want and it will be done for you.
Whatever is born of the flesh is flesh, and whatever is born of the Spirit is spirit.
As He was teaching in one of the synagogues on the Sabbath,
"This is the most important," Jesus answered: Listen, Israel! The Lord our God, the Lord is One.
That person should not expect to receive anything from the Lord.
We all went astray like sheep; we all have turned to our own way; and the Lord has punished Him for the iniquity of us all.
For by the grace given to me, I tell everyone among you not to think of himself more highly than he should think. Instead, think sensibly, as God has distributed a measure of faith to each one.
Then He told them, "These are My words that I spoke to you while I was still with you-that everything written about Me in the Law of Moses, the Prophets, and the Psalms must be fulfilled."
But a man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a piece of property.
Early on the first day of the week, after He had risen, He appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom He had driven seven demons.
Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.
And fathers, don't stir up anger in your children, but bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.
Do not take revenge or bear a grudge against members of your community, but love your neighbor as yourself; I am the Lord.
After the Sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to view the tomb.
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, because this is right.
"My kingdom is not of this world," said Jesus. "If My kingdom were of this world, My servants would fight, so that I wouldn't be handed over to the Jews. As it is, My kingdom does not have its origin here."
Do nothing out of rivalry or conceit, but in humility consider others as more important than yourselves.
but our citizenship is in heaven, from which we also eagerly wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ.
When the Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices, so they could go and anoint Him.
Not many should become teachers, my brothers, knowing that we will receive a stricter judgment;
For in Him we live and move and exist, as even some of your own poets have said, 'For we are also His offspring.' Gk poet.
"For you've had five husbands, and the man you now have is not your husband. What you have said is true."
When Jesus had received the sour wine, He said, "It is finished!" Then bowing His head, He gave up His spirit.
For in the past, the holy women who hoped in God also beautified themselves in this way, submitting to their own husbands,
He said to the woman: I will intensify your labor pains; you will bear children in anguish. Your desire will be for your husband, yet he will dominate you.