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"For this is how God loved the world: He gave his unique Son so that everyone who believes in him would not be lost but have eternal life.
since all have sinned and continue to fall short of God's glory.
All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,
I therefore urge you, brothers, in view of God's mercies, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices that are holy and pleasing to God, for this is the reasonable way for you to worship.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
For by such grace you have been saved through faith. This does not come from you; it is the gift of God
And we know that for those who love God, that is, for those who are called according to his purpose, all things are working together for good.
Therefore, as you go, disciple people in all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit,
Do not be conformed to this world, but continuously be transformed by the renewing of your minds so that you may be able to determine what God's will is what is proper, pleasing, and perfect.
Jesus told him, "I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
But you'll receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you, and you'll be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth."
Peter answered them, "Every one of you must repent and be baptized in the name of Jesus the Messiah for the forgiveness of your sins. Then you will receive the Holy Spirit as a gift.
For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in union with the Messiah Jesus our Lord.
In the beginning, God created the universe.
However, to all who received him, those believing in his name, he gave authority to become God's children,
In the beginning, the Word existed. The Word was with God, and the Word was God.
"Twas not for deeds that we had done, but by his steadfast love alone, he saved us through a second birth, renewed us by the Spirit's work,
If you declare with your mouth that Jesus is Lord, and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.
The Word became flesh and lived among us. We gazed on his glory, the kind of glory that belongs to the Father's unique Son, who is full of grace and truth.
Then God said, "Let us make mankind in our image, to be like us. Let them be masters over the fish in the ocean, the birds that fly, the livestock, everything that crawls on the earth, and over the earth itself!"
Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not depend on your own understanding.
But God demonstrates his love for us by the fact that the Messiah died for us while we were still sinners.
For I know the plans that I have for you,' declares the LORD, "plans for well-being, and not for calamity, in order to give you a future and a hope.
And it is he who gifted some to be apostles, others to be prophets, others to be evangelists, and still others to be pastors and teachers,
So God created mankind in his own image; in his own image God created them; he created them male and female.
The believers continued to devote themselves to what the apostles were teaching, to fellowship, to the breaking of bread, and to times of prayer.
"Come to me, all of you who are weary and loaded down with burdens, and I will give you rest.
If we make it our habit to confess our sins, in his faithful righteousness he forgives us for those sins and cleanses us from all unrighteousness.
Jesus replied to him, "Truly, I tell you emphatically, unless a person is born from above he cannot see the kingdom of God."
The thief comes only to steal, slaughter, and destroy. I've come that they may have life, and have it abundantly.
Just as sin entered the world through one man, and death resulted from sin, therefore everyone dies, because everyone has sinned.
Then he told them, "As you go into the entire world, proclaim the gospel to everyone.
There is no salvation by anyone else, for there is no other name under heaven given among people by which we must be saved."
Therefore, if anyone is in the Messiah, he is a new creation. Old things have disappeared, and look! all things have become new!
"Don't let your hearts be troubled. Believe in God, believe also in me.
This was the true light that enlightens every person by his coming into the world.
Then Jesus approached them and told them, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.
Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus the Messiah.
I can do all things through him who strengthens me.
For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government will be upon his shoulder, and his name is called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.
Never worry about anything. Instead, in every situation let your petitions be made known to God through prayers and requests, with thanksgiving.
Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in union with the Messiah Jesus.
On the third day of that week there was a wedding in Cana of Galilee. Jesus' mother was there,
When the day of Pentecost was being celebrated, all of them were together in one place.
I no longer live, but the Messiah lives in me, and the life that I am now living in this body I live by the faithfulness of 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 the salvation of everyone who believes, of the Jew first and of the Greek as well.
I'm giving you a new commandment"to love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another.
Now there was a man from the Pharisees, a leader of the Jews, whose name was Nicodemus.
Do your best to present yourself to God as an approved worker who has nothing to be ashamed of, handling the word of truth with precision.
But first be concerned about God's kingdom and his righteousness, and all of these things will be provided for you as well.
I will ask the Father to give you another Helper, to be with you always.
Therefore, having so vast a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, and throwing off everything that hinders us and especially the sin that so easily entangles us, let us keep running with endurance the race set 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. Watch! The virgin is conceiving a child, and will give birth to a son, and his name will be called Immanuel.
Have the same attitude among yourselves that was also in the Messiah Jesus:
Pay attention to yourselves and to the entire flock over which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers to be shepherds of God's church, which he acquired with his own blood.
"Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved."
"If you love me, keep my commandments.
For God's wrath is being revealed from heaven against all the ungodliness and wickedness of those who in their wickedness suppress the truth.
When the earth was as yet unformed and desolate, with the surface of the ocean depths shrouded in darkness, and while the Spirit of God was hovering over the surface of the waters,
"The Spirit of the Lord is upon me; he has anointed me to tell the good news to the poor. He has sent me to announce release to the prisoners and recovery of sight to the blind, to set oppressed people free,
Jesus answered, "Truly, I tell you emphatically, unless a person is born of water and Spirit he cannot enter the kingdom of God.
Now when Jesus realized that the Pharisees had heard he was making and baptizing more disciples than John
Now faith is the assurance that what we hope for will come about and the certainty that what we cannot see exists.
"Listen, Israel! The LORD is our God, the LORD alone.
And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free."
For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any double-edged sword, piercing until it divides soul and spirit, joints and marrow, as it judges the thoughts and purposes of the heart.
Therefore, make it your habit to confess your sins to one another and to pray for one another, so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.
The next day, John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, "Look, the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!
You used to be dead because of your offenses and sins
Yet when the Spirit of Truth comes, he'll guide you into all truth. He won't speak on his own accord, but he'll speak whatever he hears and will declare to you the things that are to come.
Every person must be subject to the governing authorities, for no authority exists except by God's permission. The existing authorities have been established by God,
I tell you that you are Peter, and it is on this rock that I will build my congregation, and the powers of hell will not conquer it.
"When the Son of Man comes in his glory and all the angels are with him, he will sit on his glorious throne.
"I'll place hostility between you and the woman, between your offspring and her offspring. He'll strike you on the head, and you'll strike him on the heel."
Through him all things were made, and apart from him nothing was made that has been made.
These people were more receptive than those in Thessalonica. They were very willing to receive the message, and every day they carefully examined the Scriptures to see if those things were so.
But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and remind you of everything that I have told you.
You belong to your father the Devil, and you want to carry out the desires of your father. He was a murderer from the beginning and has never stood for truth, since there is no truth in him. Whenever he tells a lie, he speaks in character, because he is a liar and the father of lies.
He came as a witness to testify about the light, so that all might believe because of him.
For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all people.
"Do not think that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I didn't come to destroy them, but to fulfill them,
Finally, be strong in the Lord, relying on his mighty strength.
Jesus told him, ""You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.'
The Son is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation.
I am the vine, you are the branches. The one who abides in me while I abide in him produces much fruit, because apart from me you can do nothing.
"Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, whoever hears what I say and believes in the one who sent me has eternal life and will not be judged, but has passed from death to life.
"Then it will come about at a later time that I will pour out my Spirit on every person. Your sons and your daughters will prophesy. Your elderly people will dream dreams, and your young people will see visions.
Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is fair, whatever is pure, whatever is acceptable, whatever is commendable, if there is anything of excellence and if there is anything praiseworthy keep thinking about these things.
Now without faith it is impossible to please God, for whoever comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who diligently search for him.
as we wait for the blessed hope and glorious appearance of our great God and Savior, Jesus the Messiah.
Consequently, faith results from listening, and listening results through the word of the Messiah.
He has made it clear to you, mortal man, what is good and what the LORD is requiring from you to act with justice, to treasure the LORD's gracious love, and to walk humbly in the company of your God.
After making a whip out of cords, he drove all of them out of the Temple, including the sheep and the cattle. He scattered the coins of the moneychangers and knocked over their tables.
Now the Shining One was more clever than any animal of the field that the LORD God had made. He asked the woman, "Did God actually say, "You are not to eat from any tree of the garden'?"
Train a child in the way appropriate for him, and when he becomes older, he will not turn from it.
Consider it pure joy, my brothers, when you are involved in various trials,
All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in foreign languages as the Spirit gave them that ability.
Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever doesn't believe will be condemned.
As it is written, "Not even one person is righteous.
"Sanctify them by the truth. Your word is truth.
Then God said, "Let vegetation sprout all over the earth, including seed-bearing plants and fruit trees, each kind containing its own seed!" And that is what happened:
They answered, "Believe on the Lord Jesus, and you and your family will be saved."
Now if any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives to everyone generously without a rebuke, and it will be given to him.
Jesus told her, "I am the resurrection and the life. The person who believes in me, even though he dies, will live.
So those who welcomed his message were baptized. That day about 3,000 people were added to their number.
After saying this, Jesus was taken up while those who had gathered together were watching, and a cloud took him out of their sight.
"I am the LORD. You are not to have sexual relations with a male as you would with a woman. It's detestable."
On the first day of the week, when we had met to break bread, Paul began to address the people. Since he intended to leave the next day, he went on speaking until midnight.
Instead, exalt the Messiah" as Lord in your lives. Always be prepared to give a defense to everyone who asks you to explain the hope you have.
And this is eternal life: to know you, the only true God, and the one whom you sent Jesus the Messiah.
You know that wicked people will not inherit the kingdom of God, don't you? Stop deceiving yourselves! Sexually immoral people, idolaters, adulterers, male prostitutes, homosexuals,
A Samaritan woman came to draw water, and Jesus told her, "Please give me a drink,"
Jesus told them, "Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, before there was an Abraham, I AM!"
For since the creation of the world God's invisible attributes his eternal power and divine nature have been understood and observed by what he made, so that people are without excuse.
So the LORD God formed the man from the dust of the ground, breathed life into his lungs, and the man became a living being.
But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people to be his very own and to proclaim the wonderful deeds of the one who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.
God, having spoken in former times in fragmentary and varied fashion to our forefathers by the prophets,
"The Spirit of the LORD is upon me, because the LORD has anointed me; he has sent me to bring good news to the oppressed and to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives, and release from darkness for the prisoners;
"Once there was a rich man who used to dress in purple and fine linen and live in great luxury every day.
Look! I am standing at the door and knocking. If anyone listens to my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he will eat with me.
The LORD told Abram, "You are to leave your land, your relatives, and your father's house and go to the land that I'm going to show you.
"Not everyone who keeps saying to me, "Lord, Lord,' will get into the kingdom from heaven, but only the person who keeps doing the will of my Father in heaven.
The wind blows where it wants to. You hear its sound, but you don't know where it comes from or where it is going. That's the way it is with everyone who is born of the Spirit."
but those who keep waiting for the LORD will renew their strength. Then they'll soar on wings like eagles; they'll run and not grow weary; they'll walk and not grow tired."
The sick man answered him, "Sir, I don't have anyone to put me into the pool when the water is stirred up. While I'm trying to get there, someone else steps down ahead of me."
So Jesus told those Jews who had believed in him, "If you continue in my word, you are really my disciples.
Whoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe has already been condemned, because he has not believed in the name of God's unique Son.
Keep your lives free from the love of money, and be content with what you have, for God has said, "I will never leave you or abandon you."
Later on, Jesus spoke to them again, saying, "I am the light of the world. The one who follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life."
"Stop storing up treasures for yourselves on earth, where moths and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal.
I and the Father are one."
For our struggle is not against human opponents, but against rulers, authorities, cosmic powers in the darkness around us, and evil spiritual forces in the heavenly realm.
so that you may know the certainty of the things you have been taught.
"I am the true vine, and my Father is the vintner.
Indeed, just as people are destined to die once and after that to be judged,
Surely you have tasted that the Lord is good!
"Keep asking, and it will be given to you. Keep searching, and you will find. Keep knocking, and the door will be opened for you.
God said, "Let there be light!" So there was light.
Now in the sixth month of her pregnancy, the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a city in Galilee called Nazareth,
He came to Jesus at night and told him, "Rabbi, we know that you have come from God as a teacher, because no one can perform these signs that you are doing unless God is with him."
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah! He has blessed us in the Messiah with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly realm,
When they heard this, they went away one by one, beginning with the oldest, and he was left alone with the woman standing there.
"You are the light of the world. A city located on a hill can't be hidden.
Now the birth of Jesus the Messiah happened in this way. When his mother Mary was engaged to Joseph, before they lived together she was discovered to be pregnant by the Holy Spirit.
God replied to Moses, "I AM WHO I AM," and then said, "Tell the Israelis: "I AM sent me to you.'"
Dear friends, stop believing every spirit. Instead, test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.
Because all of you are one in the Messiah Jesus, a person is no longer a Jew or a Greek, a slave or a free person, a male or a female.
Is anyone among you sick? He should call for the elders of the church, and they should pray for him and anoint him with oil in the name of the Lord.
Just then an expert in the Law stood up to test Jesus. He asked, "Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?"
But we do not want you to be ignorant, brothers, about those who have died, so that you may not grieve like other people who have no hope.
Every generous act of giving and every perfect gift is from above and comes down from the Father who made the heavenly lights, in whom there is no inconsistency or shifting shadow.
God made the one who did not know sin to be sin for us, so that God's righteousness would be produced in us.
I have told you this so that through me you may have peace. In the world you'll have trouble, but be courageous I've overcome the world!"
God blessed the humans by saying to them, "Be fruitful, multiply, fill the earth, and subdue it! Be masters over the fish in the ocean, the birds that fly, and every living thing that crawls on the earth!"
You, too, have heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation. When you believed in the Messiah, you were sealed with the promised Holy Spirit,
Husbands, love your wives as the Messiah loved the church and gave himself for it,
And the light shines on in the darkness, and the darkness has never put it out.
The Lord is not slow about his promise, as some people understand slowness, but is being patient with you. He does not want anyone to perish, but wants everyone to repent.
John was not the light, but he came to testify about the light.
The angel answered her, "The Holy Spirit will come over you, and the power of the Most High will surround you. Therefore, the child will be holy and will be called the Son of God.
A religion that is pure and stainless according to God the Father is this: to take care of orphans and widows who are suffering, and to keep oneself unstained by the world.
The one who believes in the Son has eternal life, but the one who disobeys the Son will not see life. Instead, the wrath of God remains on him.
Wives, submit yourselves to your husbands as to the Lord.
"If your brother sins against you, go and confront him while the two of you are alone. If he listens to you, you have won back your brother.
They asked, "Men of Galilee, why do you stand looking up toward heaven? This same Jesus, who has been taken up from you into heaven, will come back in the same way you saw him go up into heaven."
Therefore, repent and turn to him to have your sins blotted out,
For we are God's masterpiece, created in the Messiah Jesus to perform good actions that God prepared long ago to be our way of life.
What good does it do, my brothers, if someone claims to have faith but does not prove it with actions? This kind of faith cannot save him, can it?
Because God sent the Son into the world, not to condemn the world, but that the world would be saved through him.
Or don't you know that all of us who were baptized into union with the Messiah Jesus were baptized into his death?
Therefore, this is how you should pray: "Our Father in heaven, may your name be kept holy.
Likewise, older women are to show their reverence for God by their behavior. They are not to be gossips or addicted to alcohol, but to be examples of goodness.
(Therefore a man will leave his father and his mother and cling to his wife, and they will become one flesh.)
Later, the LORD God said, "It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make the woman to be an authority corresponding to him."
What should we say, then? Should we go on sinning so that grace may increase?
Stop getting drunk with wine, which leads to wild living, but keep on being filled with the Spirit.
Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, because the first heaven and the first earth had disappeared, and the sea was gone.
But he was wounded for our transgressions, and he was crushed for our iniquities, and the punishment that made us whole was upon him, and by his bruises we are healed.
Yet the time is coming, and is now here, when true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth. Indeed, the Father is looking for people like that to worship him.
Now in those days an order was published by Caesar Augustus that the whole world should be registered.
There is one God. There is also one mediator between God and human beings a human, the Messiah Jesus.
After this, Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the Devil.
You examine the Scriptures carefully because you suppose that in them you have eternal life. Yet they testify about me.
In union with him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our offenses, according to the riches of God's grace
Don't be amazed at this, because the time is approaching when everyone in their graves will hear the Son of Man's voice
But if we keep living 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 unique God, who is close to the Father's side, has revealed him.
I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, urge you to live in a way that is worthy of the calling to which you have been called,
"Stop judging, so that you won't be judged,
"As for you, Bethlehem of Ephrathah, even though you remain least among the clans of Judah, nevertheless, the one who rules in Israel for me will emerge from you. His existence has been from antiquity, even from eternity.
Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light for my pathway.
For I passed on to you the most important points that I received: The Messiah died for our sins according to the Scriptures,
No one shows greater love than when he lays down his life for his friends.
These people belong to the world. That is why they speak from the world's perspective, and the world listens to them.
So I say, live by the Spirit, and you will never fulfill the desires of the flesh.
You, however, are not under the control of the human nature but under the control of the Spirit, since God's Spirit lives in you. And if anyone does not have the Spirit of the Messiah, he does not belong to him.
It was the evening of the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked because they were afraid of the Jewish leaders. Jesus came and stood among them. He told them, "Peace be with you."
by saying, "What happened to the Messiah's promise to return? Ever since our ancestors died, everything continues as it did from the beginning of creation."
No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws him, and I will raise him to life on the last day.
Later on, there was another festival of the Jews, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.
For by him all things in heaven and on earth were created, things visible and invisible, whether they are kings, lords, rulers, or powers. All things have been created through him and for him.
Just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up,
"Go in through the narrow gate, because the gate is wide and the road is spacious that leads to destruction, and many people are entering by it.
Though God has overlooked those times of ignorance, he now commands everyone everywhere to repent,
Nicodemus asked him, "How can a person be born when he is old? He can't go back into his mother's womb a second time and be born, can he?"
Therefore, if you have been raised with the Messiah, keep focusing on the things that are above, where the Messiah is seated at the right hand of God.
For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that the Son might be the firstborn among many brothers.
Keep on being obedient to the word, and not merely being hearers who deceive themselves.
Therefore, as God's chosen ones, holy and loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience.
not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another even more as you see the day of the Lord coming nearer.
For the Messiah also suffered for sins once for all, an innocent person for the guilty, so that he could bring you to God. He was put to death in a mortal body but was brought to life by the Spirit,
In those days, as the number of the disciples was growing larger and larger, a complaint was made by the Hellenistic Jews against the Hebraic Jews that their widows were being neglected in the daily distribution of food.
I'm leaving you at peace. I'm giving you my own peace. I'm not giving it to you as the world gives. So don't let your hearts be troubled, and don't be afraid.
My sheep hear my voice. I know them, and they follow me.
Because everyone who keeps asking will receive, and the person who keeps searching will find, and the person who keeps knocking will have the door opened.
"He himself bore our sins" in his body on the tree, so that we might die to those sins and live righteously. "By his wounds you have been healed."
Therefore, submit yourselves to God. Resist the Devil, and he will run away from you.
However, I'm telling you the truth. It's for your advantage that I'm going away, because if I don't go away, the Helper won't come to you. But if I go, I will send him to you.
"I'm the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.
"The heart is more deceitful than anything. It is incurable who can know it?
For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses. Instead, we have one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet he never sinned.
and Jesus and his disciples had also been invited to the wedding.
"You are the salt of the world. But if the salt should lose its taste, how can it be made salty again? It's good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled on by people.
He is the reflection of God's glory and the exact likeness of his being, and he holds everything together by his powerful word. After he had provided a cleansing from sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Highest Majesty
Be clear-minded and alert. Your opponent, the Devil, is prowling around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour.
In the same way, the Spirit also helps us in our weakness, since we do not know how to pray as we should. But the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groans too deep for words,
Dear friends, let us continuously love one another, because love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born from God and knows God.
Everything the Father gives me will come to me, and I'll never turn away the one who comes to me.
Stop loving the world and the things that are in the world. If anyone persists in loving the world, the Father's love is not in him.
since his disciples had gone off into town to buy food.
"When the Helper comes, whom I will send to you from the Father the Spirit of Truth, who comes from the Father he will testify on my behalf.
See what kind of love the Father has given us: We are called God's children and that is what we are! For this reason the world does not recognize us, because it did not recognize him, either.
On the first day of the week, early in the morning and while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene went to the tomb and noticed that the stone had been removed from the tomb.
Then Peter began to speak: "Now I understand that God shows no partiality.
Then he told all of them, "If anyone wants to come with me, he must deny himself, pick up his cross every day, and follow me continuously,
Philip answered him, "Two hundred denarii worth of bread isn't enough for each of them to have a little."
One Sabbath, Jesus went to the house of a leader of the Pharisees to eat a meal. The guests were watching Jesus closely.
Then Jesus came to Nazareth, where he had been raised. As was his custom, he went into the synagogue on the Sabbath day. When he stood up to read,
The reason I left you in Crete was to complete what still needed to be done and to appoint elders in every city, as I myself commanded you.
Jesus told them, "Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, the Son can do nothing on his own accord, but only what he sees the Father doing, What the Father does, the Son does likewise.
After Jesus had been born in Bethlehem of Judea during the reign of King Herod, wise men arrived in Jerusalem from the east
For all of you are God's children through faith in the Messiah Jesus.
Let the word of the Messiah inhabit you richly with wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another with psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, and singing to God with thankfulness in your hearts.
First of all, you must understand this: No prophecy in Scripture is a matter of one's own interpretation,
I ask not only on behalf of these men, but also on behalf of those who will believe in me through their message,
All those who descended from Jacob totaled 75 persons. Now Joseph was already in Egypt.
If you think it's the wrong thing for you to serve the LORD, then choose for yourselves today whom you will serve the gods whom your ancestors served on the other side of the Euphrates River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose territories you are living. But as for me and my household, we will serve the LORD."
My little children, I'm writing these things to you so that you might not sin. Yet if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father Jesus, the Messiah, one who is righteous.
On the last and most important day of the festival, Jesus stood up and shouted, "If anyone is thirsty, let him come to me and drink!
Now the actions of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality, impurity, promiscuity,
Jesus answered her, "If you knew the gift of God, and who it is who is saying to you, "Please give me a drink,' you would have been the one to ask him, and he would have given you living water."
The Messiah has set us free so that we may enjoy the benefits of freedom. So keep on standing firm in it, and stop putting yourselves under the yoke of slavery again.
"How you have fallen from heaven, Day Star, son of the Dawn! How you have been thrown down to earth, you who laid low the nation!
That night the brothers immediately sent Paul and Silas away to Berea. When they arrived, they went into the Jewish synagogue.
For I am convinced that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor rulers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers,
For there are three witnesses in heaven the Father, the Word, and the Holy Spirit, and these three are one.
For all who are led by God's Spirit are God's children.
In the same way, let your light shine before people in such a way that they will see your good actions and glorify your Father in heaven."
In my first book, Theophilus, I wrote about everything Jesus did and taught from the beginning,
Later on, Jesus found him in the Temple and told him, "Look! You have become well. Stop sinning or something worse may happen to you."
May grace and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus, the Messiah, be yours!
Jesus, the Messiah, is the same yesterday and today and forever!
What, then, can we say about all of this? If God is for us, who can be against us?
I am convinced of this, that the one who began a good action among you will bring it to completion by the Day of the Messiah Jesus.
Now before the Passover Festival, Jesus realized that his hour had come to leave this world and return to the Father. Having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end.
because no prophecy ever originated through a human decision. Instead, men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit.
Therefore, through baptism we were buried with him into his death so that, just as the Messiah was raised from the dead by the Father's glory, we too may live an entirely new life.
So all the people went to their hometowns to be registered.
Did you suffer so much for nothing? (If it really was for nothing!)
Now as they were traveling along, Jesus went into a village. A woman named Martha welcomed him into her home.
And so, my dear friends, just as you have always obeyed, not only when I was with you but even more now that I am absent, continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling.
In him was life, and that life brought light to humanity.
When he comes, he will convict the world of sin, righteousness, and judgment
If you give special attention to the man wearing fine clothes and say, "Please take this seat," but you say to the poor man, "Stand over there" or "Sit on the floor at my feet,"
Jesus answered him, "If anyone loves me, he will keep my word. Then my Father will love him, and we will go to him and make our home within him.
If we say that we do not have any sin, we are deceiving ourselves and we're not being truthful to ourselves.
"Beware of false prophets who come to you in sheep's clothing but inwardly are savage wolves.
Love is always patient; love is always kind; love is never envious or arrogant with pride. Nor is she conceited,
"Remember the Sabbath day, maintaining its holiness.
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah! Because of his great mercy he has granted us a new birth, resulting in an immortal hope through the resurrection of Jesus, the Messiah, from the dead
Once Jesus was praying in a certain place. After he had finished, one of his disciples told him, "Lord, teach us to pray, as John taught his disciples."
just as he chose us in the Messiah before the creation of the universe to be holy and blameless in his presence. In love
Jesus told his disciples a parable about their need to pray all the time and never give up.
There are many rooms in my Father's house. If there weren't, I wouldn't have told you that I am going away to prepare a place for you, would I?
But when the appropriate time had come, God sent his Son, born by a woman, born under the Law,
Jesus answered them, "Destroy this sanctuary, and in three days I will rebuild it."
And let us continue to consider how to motivate one another to love and good deeds,
Therefore, if there is any encouragement in the Messiah, if there is any comfort of love, if there is any fellowship in the Spirit, if there is any compassion and sympathy,
Stop becoming unevenly yoked with unbelievers. What partnership can righteousness have with lawlessness? What fellowship can light have with darkness?
Solomon addressed the entire nation of Israel, including the commanders of thousands and hundreds, the judges, all the other leaders of Israel, and all of the heads of the ancestral houses of Israel.
Stop being deceived; God is not to be ridiculed. A person harvests whatever he plants:
Now large crowds were traveling with Jesus. He turned and told them,
fixing our attention on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of the faith, who, in view of the joy set before him, endured the cross, disregarding its shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.
"How blessed are those who are merciful, because it is they who will receive mercy!
When they had finished breakfast, Jesus asked Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?" Peter told him, "Yes, Lord, you know that I love you." Jesus told him, "Feed my lambs."
Jesus told them, "I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never become hungry, and whoever believes in me will never become thirsty.
"That's why I'm telling you to stop worrying about your life what you will eat or what you will drink or about your body what you will wear. Life is more than food, isn't it, and the body more than clothing?
"Surely he has borne our sufferings and carried our sorrows; yet we considered him stricken, and struck down by God, and afflicted.
From one man he made every nation of humanity to live all over the earth, fixing the seasons of the year and the national boundaries within which they live,
She will give birth to a son, and you are to name him Jesus, because he is the one who will save his people from their sins."
You know that your body is a sanctuary of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have received from God, don't you? You do not belong to yourselves,
God has put everything under the Messiah's feet and has made him the head of everything for the good of the church,
Then the Jewish leaders asked him, "What sign can you show us as authority for doing these things?"
What existed from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we observed and touched with our own hands this is the Word of life!
Meanwhile, still spewing death threats against the Lord's disciples, Saul went to the high priest.
For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed to us.
But the one who had been healed did not know who it was, because Jesus had slipped away from the crowd in that place.
For this reason, God delivered them to degrading passions as their females exchanged their natural sexual function for one that is unnatural.
Now to the one who can do infinitely more than all we can ask or imagine according to the power that is working among us
God has rescued us from the power of darkness and has brought us into the kingdom of the Son whom he loves,
teaching them to obey everything that I've commanded you. And remember, I am with you each and every day until the end of the age."
May mercy, peace, and love be yours in abundance!
In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord sitting upon his throne, high and exalted. The train of his robe filled the Temple.
You, too, are among those who have been called to belong to Jesus the Messiah.
"Fellow Israelis, listen to these words: Jesus from Nazareth was a man authenticated to you by God through miracles, wonders, and signs that God performed through him among you, as you yourselves know.
Then Jesus, filled with the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan. He was led by the Spirit into the wilderness,
who fathered Kenan, who fathered Mahalalel, who fathered Jared,
Jesus told them again, "Peace be with you. Just as the Father has sent me, so I am sending you."
"How blessed are those who are destitute in spirit, because the kingdom from heaven belongs to them!
At this point, some of his disciples asked each other, "What does he mean by telling us, "In a little while you will no longer see me, then in a little while you will see me again,' and, "because I am going to the Father'?"
Now one of the Pharisees invited Jesus to eat with him. So he went to the Pharisee's home and took his place at the table.
Dear friends, we are now God's children, but what we will be like has not been revealed yet. We know that when the Messiah is revealed, we will be like him, because we will see him as he is.
Then I saw a large, white throne and the one who was sitting on it. The earth and the heavens fled from his presence, and no place was found for them.
He said, "The time is now! The kingdom of God is near! Repent, and keep believing the gospel!"
But he answered them, "The man who made me well told me, "Pick up your mat and walk.'"
and you will submit to one another out of reverence for the Messiah.
Now it was necessary for him to go through Samaria.
Since many people have attempted to write an orderly account of the events that have transpired among us,
After this, the Lord appointed 70 other disciples and was about to send them ahead of him in pairs to every town and place that he intended to go.
When Jesus saw the crowds, he went up on the hill. After taking his seat, his disciples came to him,
"If a man has sexual relations with another male as he would with a woman, both have committed a repulsive act. They are certainly to be put to death.
They had no children because Elizabeth was barren and because both of them were getting old.
when my people humble themselves the ones who are called by my name and pray, seek me, and turn away from their evil practices, I myself will listen from heaven, I will pardon their sins, and I will restore their land.
You must realize, however, that in the last days difficult times will come.
"No one can serve two masters, because either he will hate one and love the other, or be loyal to one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and riches!"
No temptation has overtaken you that is unusual for human beings. But God is faithful, and he will not allow you to be tempted beyond your strength. Instead, along with the temptation he will also provide a way out, so that you may be able to endure it.
and the Son of Man has come to seek and to save the lost."
Jesus kept saying, "Father, forgive them, because they don't know what they're doing." Then they divided his clothes among them by throwing dice.
But at early dawn on the first day of the week, they went to the tomb, taking the spices they had prepared.
Therefore, since we have a great high priest who has gone to heaven, Jesus the Son of God, let us live our lives consistent with our confession of faith.
You are to have no other gods as a substitute for me.
Judah fathered Perez and Zerah by Tamar, Perez fathered Hezron, Hezron fathered Aram,
"You have not chosen me, but I have chosen you. I have appointed you to go and produce fruit that will last, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name, he will give it to you.
Peter asked, "Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart so that you should lie to the Holy Spirit and keep back some of the money you got for the land?
Now I'm making known to you, brothers, the gospel that I proclaimed to you, which you accepted, on which you have taken your stand,
The heavens are declaring the glory of God, and their expanse shows the work of his hands.
"Be careful not to practice your righteousness in front of people in order to be noticed by them. If you do, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven.
From infancy you have known the Holy Scriptures that are able to give you the wisdom you need for salvation through faith in the Messiah Jesus.
Now after John had been arrested, Jesus went to Galilee and proclaimed the gospel about the kingdom of God.
When the crowd that had gathered heard this, they were pierced to the heart. They asked Peter and the other apostles, "Brothers, what should we do?"
He told her, "Go and call your husband, and come back here."
But I say to you, love your enemies, and pray for those who persecute you,
And my God will fully supply your every need according to his glorious riches in the Messiah Jesus.
Then I saw heaven standing open, and there was a white horse! Its rider is named Faithful and True. He administers justice and wages war righteously.
Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, the one who believes in me will also do what I'm doing. He will do even greater things than these, because I'm going to the Father.
Therefore, whatever you want people to do for you, do the same for them, because this summarizes the Law and the Prophets."
"Look, days are coming," declares the LORD, "when I'll make a new covenant with the house of Israel and the house of Judah.
Seventy weeks have been decreed concerning your people and your holy city: to restrain transgression, to put an end to sin, to make atonement for lawlessness, to establish everlasting righteousness, to conclude vision and prophecy, and to anoint the Most Holy Place.
You have condemned and murdered the one who is righteous, even though he did not rebel against you.
because where two or three have come together in my name, I am there among them."
These are the signs that will accompany those who believe: In my name they'll drive out demons, they'll speak in new languages,
But he answered, "It is written, "One must not live on bread alone, but on every word coming out of the mouth of God.'"
In God's own form existed he, and shared with God equality, deemed nothing needed grasping.
Brothers, if a person is caught doing something wrong, those of you who are spiritual should restore that person gently. Watch out for yourself so that you are not tempted as well.
But he gives all the more grace. And so he says, "God opposes the arrogant but gives grace to the humble."
"But I say to you who are listening: Love your enemies. Do good to those who hate you.
See to it that no one enslaves you through philosophy and empty deceit according to human tradition, according to the basic principles of the world, and not according to the Messiah,
This is the beginning of the gospel of Jesus the Messiah, the Son of God.
And this gospel of the kingdom will be proclaimed throughout the world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come."
"In the last days, God says, I will pour out my Spirit on everyone. Your sons and your daughters will prophesy, your young men will see visions, and your old men will dream dreams.
and you must love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength.'
"See, a virgin will become pregnant and give birth to a son, and they will name him Immanuel,"
because all the essence of deity inhabits him in bodily form.
There was a man sent from God, whose name was John.
And this is the basis for judgment: The light has come into the world, but people loved the darkness more than the light because their actions were evil.
He came to his own creation, yet his own people did not receive him.
Pursue peace with everyone, as well as holiness, without which no one will see the Lord.
With a shout of command, with the archangel's call, and with the sound of God's trumpet, the Lord himself will come down from heaven, and the dead who belong to the Messiah will rise first.
For everything that was written long ago was written to instruct us, so that we might have hope through the endurance and encouragement that the Scriptures give us.
Now the Spirit says clearly that in the last times some people will abandon the faith by following deceitful spirits, the teachings of demons,
He will make a binding covenant with many for one week, and for half of the week he will suspend both the sacrifice and grain offerings. Destructive people will cause desolation on the pinnacle until it is complete and what has been decreed is poured out on the desolator.'"
You adulterers! Don't you know that friendship with the world means hostility with God? So whoever wants to be a friend of this world is an enemy of God.
But now, apart from the Law, God's righteousness is revealed and is attested by the Law and the Prophets
This is how everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another."
Give, and it will be given to you. A large quantity, pressed together, shaken down, and running over will be put into your lap, because you'll be evaluated by the same standard with which you evaluate others."
"This is my commandment: that you love one another as I have loved you.
If I speak in the languages of humans and angels but have no love, I have become a reverberating gong or a clashing cymbal.
And the entire congregation of people was praying outside at the time when the incense was burned.
The person who does not love does not know God, because God is love.
That is why you are no longer strangers and foreigners but fellow citizens with the saints and members of God's household,
While he was meeting with them, he ordered them, "Don't leave Jerusalem. Instead, wait for what the Father has promised, about which you heard me speak,
Keep on rejoicing in the Lord at all times. I will say it again: Keep on rejoicing!
There is a season for everything, and a time for every event under heaven:
For the message about the cross is nonsense to those who are being destroyed, but it is God's power to us who are being saved.
I give them eternal life, they'll never be lost, and no one will snatch them out of my hand.
I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting the one who called you by the grace of the Messiah and, instead, are following a different gospel,
But Jesus asked him, "Mister, who appointed me to be a judge or arbitrator over you people?"
God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power, and because God was with him, he went around doing good and healing everyone who was oppressed by the devil.
"Then he will say to those on his left, "Get away from me, you who are accursed, into the eternal fire that has been prepared for the Devil and his angels!
You must understand this, my dear brothers. Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry.
It is he who is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not for ours only, but also for the whole world's.
When Zechariah was serving with his division of priests in God's presence,
Now Barnabas, Simeon called Niger, Lucius from Cyrene, Manaen, who grew up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul were prophets and teachers in the church at Antioch.
Then he took a loaf of bread, gave thanks, broke it in pieces, and handed it to them, saying, "This is my body, which is given for you. Keep on doing this in memory of me."
He is also the head of the body, which is the church. He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, so that he himself might have first place in everything.
His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through the full knowledge of the one who called us by his own glory and excellence.
When someone is tempted, he should not say, "I am being tempted by God," because God cannot be tempted by evil, nor does he tempt anyone.
One day, divine beings presented themselves to the LORD, and Satan accompanied them.
Now an angel of the Lord told Philip, "Get up and go south on the road that leads from Jerusalem to Gaza. This is a deserted road."
To: Timothy, my dear child. May grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and the Messiah Jesus our Lord be yours!
How blessed is the man who endures temptation! When he has passed the test, he will receive the victor's crown of life that God has promised to those who keep on loving him.
But Peter and the apostles answered, "We must obey God rather than men!
Abraham was as good as dead, yet from this one man came descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky and as countless as the sand on the seashore.
For just as the body is one and yet has many parts, and all the parts of the body, though many, form a single body, so it is with the Messiah.
For God did not give us a spirit of timidity but one of power, love, and self-discipline.
Jesus also told this parable to some people who trusted in themselves, thinking they were righteous, but who looked down on everyone else:
When the wine ran out, Jesus' mother told him, "They don't have any more wine."
For at just the right time, while we were still powerless, the Messiah died for the ungodly.
"Similarly, it is like a man going on a trip, who called his servants and turned his money over to them.
All of us have become like one who is unclean, and all our righteous acts are like a filthy rag; we all shrivel up like a leaf, and like the wind, our iniquities sweep us away.
But people who are cowardly, unfaithful, detestable, murderers, sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars will find themselves in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur. This is the second death."
so that they may all be one. Just as you, Father, are in me and I am in you, may they also be one in us, so that the world may believe that you sent me.
Aram fathered Amminadab, Amminadab fathered Nahshon, and Nahshon fathered Salmon.
One day, as the crowd was pressing in on him to listen to God's word, Jesus was standing by the lake of Gennesaret.
You believe that there is one God. That's fine! Even the demons believe that and tremble with fear.
Now there were false prophets among the people, just as there also will be false teachers among you, who will secretly introduce destructive heresies and even deny the Master who bought them, bringing swift destruction on themselves.
Is anyone among you suffering? He should keep on praying. Is anyone cheerful? He should keep reciting psalms.
This is a record of the life of Jesus the Messiah, the son of David, the son of Abraham.
Now all the believers were one in heart and soul, and nobody called any of his possessions his own. Instead, they shared everything they owned.
How blessed is the person, who does not take the advice of the wicked, who does not stand on the path with sinners, and who does not sit in the seat of mockers.
The woman told him, "Sir, I see that you are a prophet!
Absolutely not, I tell you! But if you don't repent, then you, too, will all die.
At certain times an angel of the Lord would go down into the pool and stir up the water, and whoever stepped in first after the stirring of the water was healed of whatever disease he had.
Therefore, because he always lives to intercede for them, he is able to save completely those who come to God through him.
When Zechariah saw him, he was startled, and fear overwhelmed him.
Now those who had gathered together began to ask Jesus, "Lord, is this the time when you will restore the kingdom to Israel?"
because even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve and to give his life as a ransom for many people."
Now God saw all that he had made, and indeed, it was very good! The twilight and the dawn were the sixth day.
"Therefore, let all the people of Israel understand beyond a doubt that God made this Jesus, whom you crucified, both Lord and Messiah!"
"If anyone comes to me and does not hate his father, mother, wife, children, brothers, and sisters, as well as his own life, he can't be my disciple.
"Have I been with you all this time, Philip, and you still do not know me?" Jesus asked him. "The person who has seen me has seen the Father. So how can you say, "Show us the Father'?
The scribes and the Pharisees were watching Jesus closely to see whether he would heal on the Sabbath, in order to find a way of accusing him of doing something wrong.
"If you abide in me and my words abide in you, you can ask for anything you want, and you'll receive it.
What is born of the flesh is flesh, and what is born of the Spirit is spirit.
Jesus was teaching in one of the synagogues on the Sabbath.
Jesus answered, "The most important is, "Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God is one Lord,
Such a person should not expect to receive anything from the Lord.
All we like sheep have gone astray, we have turned, each of us, to his own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all.
For by the grace given to me I ask every one of you not to think of yourself more highly than you should think, rather to think of yourself with sober judgment on the measure of faith that God has assigned each of you.
Then he told them, "These are the 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 had to be fulfilled."
But then a man named Ananias, with the consent of his wife Sapphira, sold some property.
After Jesus had risen early on the first day of that week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, from whom he had driven out seven demons.
So be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect."
Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up by training and instructing them about the Lord.
"You are not to seek vengeance or hold a grudge against the descendants of your people. Instead, love your neighbor as yourself. I am the LORD."
After the Sabbaths, around dawn on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to take a look at the burial site.
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is the right thing to do.
Jesus answered, "My kingdom does not belong to this world. If my kingdom belonged to this world, my servants would fight to keep me from being handed over to the Jewish leaders. But for now my kingdom is not from here."
Do not act out of selfish ambition or conceit, but with humility think of others as being better than yourselves.
Our citizenship, however, is in heaven, and it is from there that we eagerly wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus, the Messiah.
When the Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices to go and anoint Jesus.
Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers, because you know that we who teach will be judged more severely than others.
For we live, move, and exist because of him, as some of your own poets have said: ""Since we are his children, too.'
Jesus told her, "You are quite right in saying, "I don't have a husband,' because you have had five husbands, and the man you have now is not your husband. What you have said is true."
After Jesus had taken the wine, he said, "It is finished." Then he bowed his head and released his spirit.