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For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;
All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:
I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,
For by grace are you saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:
And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.
Go you therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit:
And be not conformed to this world: but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.
Jesus said unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man comes unto the Father, but by me.
But you shall receive power, after the Holy Spirit has come upon you: and you shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.
Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.
But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the children of God, even to them that believe on his name:
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Spirit;
That if you shall confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus, and shall believe in your heart that God has raised him from the dead, you shall be saved.
And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.
And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creeps upon the earth.
Trust in the LORD with all your heart; and lean not unto your own understanding.
But God commends his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.
And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;
So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.
And they continued steadfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.
Come unto me, all you that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.
The thief comes not, but to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.
Therefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned:
And he said unto them, Go you into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.
Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is no other name under heaven given among men, by which we must be saved.
Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creation: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.
Let not your heart be troubled: you believe in God, believe also in me.
That was the true Light, that lights every man that comes into the world.
And Jesus came and spoke unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.
Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ:
I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.
For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.
Be anxious for nothing; but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.
There is therefore now no condemnation to them who are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.
On the third day there was a marriage in Cana of Galilee; and the mother of Jesus was there:
And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place.
I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ lives in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.
For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believes; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.
A new commandment I give unto you, That you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another.
There was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews:
Study to show yourself approved unto God, a workman that needs not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
But seek you first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.
And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you forever;
Therefore seeing we also are surrounded with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which does so easily ensnare us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,
God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.
Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.
Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus:
Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he has purchased with his own blood.
For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.
If you love me, keep my commandments.
For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness;
And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.
The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he has sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised,
Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.
When therefore the Lord knew how the Pharisees had heard that Jesus made and baptized more disciples than John,
Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.
Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God is one LORD:
And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.
For the word of God is living, and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.
Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that you may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.
The next day John saw Jesus coming unto him, and said, Behold the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world.
And you has he made alive, who were dead in trespasses and sins:
But when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will show you things to come.
Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.
And I say also unto you, That you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hades shall not prevail against it.
When the Son of man shall come in his glory, and all the holy angels with him, then shall he sit upon the throne of his glory:
And I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your seed and her seed; he shall bruise your head, and you shall bruise his heel.
All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made.
These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.
But the Comforter, who is the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.
You are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father you will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.
The same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that all men through him might believe.
For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men,
Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfill.
Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might.
Jesus said unto him, You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.
Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation:
I am the vine, you are the branches: He that abides in me, and I in him, the same brings forth much fruit: for without me you can do nothing.
Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that hears my word, and believes on him that sent me, has everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life.
And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my spirit upon all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions:
Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.
But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that comes to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.
Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Savior Jesus Christ;
So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.
He has showed you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God?
And when he had made a scourge of small cords, he drove them all out of the temple, and the sheep, and the oxen; and poured out the changers' money, and overthrew the tables;
Now the serpent was more subtle than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, has God said, you shall not eat of every tree of the garden?
Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.
My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials;
And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.
He that believes and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believes not shall be condemned.
As it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one:
Sanctify them through your truth: your word is truth.
And God said, Let the earth bring forth vegetation, the plants yielding seed, and the fruit tree yielding fruit after its kind, whose seed is in itself, upon the earth: and it was so.
And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and you shall be saved, and your house.
If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all men liberally, and reproaches not; and it shall be given him.
Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believes in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live:
Then they that gladly received his word were baptized: and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls.
And when he had spoken these things, while they beheld, he was taken up; and a cloud received him out of their sight.
You shall not lie with a man, as with a woman: it is abomination.
And upon the first day of the week, when the disciples came together to break bread, Paul preached unto them, ready to depart on the next day; and continued his speech until midnight.
But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asks you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear:
And this is life eternal, that they might know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent.
Know you not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind,
There came a woman of Samaria to draw water: Jesus said unto her, Give me to drink.
Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am.
For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and deity; so that they are without excuse:
And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.
But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own; that you should show forth the praises of him who has called you out of darkness into his marvelous light:
God, who at many times and in various manners spoke in time past unto the fathers by the prophets,
The spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD has anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound;
There was a certain rich man, who was clothed in purple and fine linen, and feasted sumptuously every day:
Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hears my voice, and opens the door, I will come in to him, and will eat with him, and he with me.
Now the LORD had said unto Abram, Get you out of your country, and from your kindred, and from your father's house, unto a land that I will show you:
Not every one that says unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that does the will of my Father who is in heaven.
The wind blows where it wills, and you hear the sound thereof, but can not tell from where it came, and where it goes: so is everyone that is born of the Spirit.
But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.
The invalid man answered him, Sir, I have no man, when the water is troubled, to put me into the pool: but while I am coming, another steps down before me.
Then said Jesus to those Jews who believed on him, If you continue in my word, then are you my disciples indeed;
He that believes on him is not condemned: but he that believes not is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.
Let your conduct be without covetousness; and be content with such things as you have: for he has said, I will never leave you, nor forsake you.
Then spoke Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that follows me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.
Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust does corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal:
I and my Father are one.
For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in heavenly places.
That you might know the certainty of those things, in which you have been instructed.
I am the true vine, and my Father is the vine dresser.
And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment:
If so be you have tasted that the Lord is gracious.
For the truth's sake, which dwells in us, and shall be with us forever.
Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and you shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you:
And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.
And in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God unto a city of Galilee, named Nazareth,
The same came to Jesus by night, and said unto him, Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher come from God: for no man can do these miracles that you do, except God be with him.
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ:
And they who heard it, being convicted by their own conscience, went out one by one, beginning at the eldest, even unto the last: and Jesus was left alone, and the woman standing before him.
You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hid.
Now the birth of Jesus Christ happened this way: When his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found to be with child of the Holy Spirit.
And God said unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM: and he said, Thus shall you say unto the children of Israel, I AM has sent me unto you.
Beloved, believe not every spirit, but test the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.
There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for you are all one in Christ Jesus.
Is any sick among you? let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord:
And, behold, a certain lawyer stood up, and tested him, saying, Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?
But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them who are asleep, that you sorrow not, even as others who have no hope.
Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning.
For he has made him, who knew no sin, to be sin for us; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.
These things I have spoken unto you, that in me you might have peace. In the world you shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.
And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moves upon the earth.
In whom you also trusted, after you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after you believed, you were sealed with that Holy Spirit of promise,
Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;
And the light shines in darkness; and the darkness overcame it not.
The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering toward us, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.
He was not that Light, but was sent to bear witness of that Light.
And the angel answered and said unto her, The Holy Spirit shall come upon you, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow you: therefore also that holy thing which shall be born of you shall be called the Son of God.
Pure religion and undefiled before God the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.
He that believes on the Son has everlasting life: and he that believes not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abides on him.
Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.
Moreover if your brother shall trespass against you, go and tell him his fault between you and him alone: if he shall hear you, you have gained your brother.
Who also said, You men of Galilee, why stand you gazing up into heaven? this same Jesus, who is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as you have seen him go into heaven.
Repent therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord;
For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God has before ordained that we should walk in them.
What does it profit, my brethren, though a man says he has faith, and has not works? can faith save him?
For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.
Know you not, that so many of us as were baptized into Jesus Christ were baptized into his death?
After this manner therefore pray: Our Father who is in heaven, hallowed be your name.
The aged women likewise, that they be in behavior as becomes holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things;
Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.
And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper suitable for him.
What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?
And be not drunk with wine, in which is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;
And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea.
But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed.
But the hour comes, and now is, when the true worshipers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeks such to worship him.
And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed.
For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus;
Then was Jesus led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.
Search the scriptures; for in them you think you have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me.
In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace;
Marvel not at this: for the hour is coming, in which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice,
But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanses us from all sin.
No man has seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, who is in the bosom of the Father, he has declared him.
I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that you walk worthy of the vocation by which you are called,
Judge not, that you be not judged.
But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you be little among the thousands of Judah, yet out of you shall he come forth unto me that is to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth have been from of old, from everlasting.
[Nun] Your word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.
For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures;
Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
They are of the world: therefore they speak of the world, and the world hears them.
This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and you shall not fulfill the lust of the flesh.
But you are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwells in you. Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his.
Then the same day at evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were assembled for fear of the Jews, came Jesus and stood in the midst, and said unto them, Peace be unto you.
And saying, Where is the promise of his coming? for since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation.
No man can come to me, except the Father who has sent me draw him: and I will raise him up at the last day.
After this there was a feast of the Jews; and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.
For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him:
And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up:
Enter in at the narrow gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leads to destruction, and many there be who go in there:
And the times of this ignorance God overlooked; but now commands all men everywhere to repent:
Nicodemus said unto him, How can a man be born when he is old? can he enter the second time into his mother's womb, and be born?
If you then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sits on the right hand of God.
For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.
But be you doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.
Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, compassion, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering;
Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as you see the day approaching.
For Christ also has once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but made alive by the Spirit:
And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Hellenists against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily distribution.
Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world gives, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.
My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me:
For every one that asks receives; and he that seeks finds; and to him that knocks it shall be opened.
Who his own self bore our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes you were healed.
Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
Nevertheless I tell you the truth; It is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you.
I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd gives his life for the sheep.
The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?
For we have not a high priest who cannot be touched with the feeling of our weaknesses; but was in all points tempted like we are, yet without sin.
And both Jesus was called, and his disciples, to the marriage.
You are the salt of the earth: but if the salt has lost its savor, how shall it be salted? it is thereafter good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men.
Who being the brightness of his glory, and the express image of his person, and upholding all things by the word of his power, when he had by himself purged our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high;
Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walks about, seeking whom he may devour:
Likewise the Spirit also helps our weakness: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought but the Spirit himself makes intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.
Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and everyone that loves is born of God, and knows God.
All that the Father gives me shall come to me; and he that comes to me I will in no wise cast out.
Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
(For his disciples were gone away unto the city to buy food.)
But when the Comforter is come, whom I will send unto you from the Father, even the Spirit of truth, who proceeds from the Father, he shall testify of me:
Behold, what manner of love the Father has bestowed upon us, that we should be called the children of God: therefore the world knows us not, because it knew him not.
The first day of the week came Mary Magdalene early, when it was yet dark, unto the sepulcher, and saw the stone taken away from the sepulcher.
Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons:
And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.
Philip answered him, Two hundred pennyworth of bread is not sufficient for them, that every one of them may take a little.
And it came to pass, as he went into the house of one of the chief Pharisees to eat on the sabbath day, that they watched him.
And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up: and, as his custom was, he went into the synagogue on the sabbath day, and stood up to read.
For this cause I left you in Crete, that you should set in order the things that are lacking, and ordain elders in every city, as I had appointed you:
Then answered Jesus and said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, The Son can do nothing of himself, but what he sees the Father do: for whatsoever things he does, these also does the Son likewise.
Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem,
For you are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus.
Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.
Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of one's own interpretation.
Neither pray I for these alone, but for them also who shall believe on me through their word;
And all persons that were direct offspring of Jacob were seventy souls: for Joseph was in Egypt already.
And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom you will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the River, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.
My little children, these things write I unto you, that you sin not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous:
In the last day, that great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying, If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink.
Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, impurity, licentiousness,
Jesus answered and said unto her, If you knew the gift of God, and who it is that said to you, Give me to drink; you would have asked of him, and he would have given you living water.
Stand fast therefore in the liberty with which Christ has made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage.
How are you fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! how are you cut down to the ground, who did weaken the nations!
And the brethren immediately sent away Paul and Silas by night unto Berea: who coming there went into the synagogue of the Jews.
For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come,
For there are three that bear witness in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Spirit: and these three are one.
For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God.
Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.
The former treatise have I made, O Theophilus, of all that Jesus began both to do and teach,
Afterward Jesus found him in the temple, and said unto him, Behold, you are made whole: sin no more, lest a worse thing come unto you.
Grace be to you and peace from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ.
Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and today, and forever.
What shall we then say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?
Being confident of this very thing, that he who has begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ:
Now before the feast of the passover, when Jesus knew that his hour had come that he should depart out of this world unto the Father, having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them unto the end.
For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spoke as they were moved by the Holy Spirit.
Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: that just as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.
And all went to be taxed, every one into his own city.
Have you suffered so many things in vain? if it be yet in vain.
Now it came to pass, as they went, that he entered into a certain village: and a certain woman named Martha received him into her house.
Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.
In him was life; and the life was the light of men.
And when he is come, he will convict the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment:
And you have respect to him that wears the fine clothing, and say unto him, Sit here in a good place; and say to the poor, Stand there, or sit here under my footstool:
Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man loves me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him.
If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.
Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.
Love suffers long, and is kind; love envies not; love vaunts not itself, is not puffed up,
Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his abundant mercy has begotten us again unto a living hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
And it came to pass, that, as he was praying in a certain place, when he ceased, one of his disciples said unto him, Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples.
According as he has chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love:
And he spoke a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint;
In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you.
But when the fullness of the time came, God sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made under the law,
Jesus answered and said unto them, Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up.
And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works:
If there be therefore any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any affections and mercies,
Be you not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship has righteousness with unrighteousness? and what partnership has light with darkness?
Then Solomon spoke unto all Israel, to the captains of thousands and of hundreds, and to the judges, and to every governor in all Israel, the heads of the fathers' houses.
Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man sows, that shall he also reap.
And there went great multitudes with him: and he turned, and said unto them,
Looking unto Jesus the author and perfecter of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God.
Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.
So when they had dined, Jesus said to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, do you love me more than these? He said unto him, Yea, Lord; you know that I love you. He said unto him, Feed my lambs.
And Jesus said unto them, I am the bread of life: he that comes to me shall never hunger; and he that believes on me shall never thirst.
Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what you shall eat, or what you shall drink; nor yet for your body, what you shall put on. Is not life more than food, and the body than clothing?
Surely he has borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted.
And has made of one blood all nations of men to dwell on all the face of the earth, and has determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation;
And she shall bring forth a son, and you shall call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins.
What? know you not that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have of God, and you are not your own?
And has put all things under his feet, and gave him to be the head over all things to the church,
Then answered the Jews and said unto him, What sign show you unto us, seeing that you do these things?
That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, of the Word of life;
And Saul, yet breathing out threatenings and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, went unto the high priest,
For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.
And he that was healed knew not who it was: for Jesus had taken himself away, a multitude being in that place.
For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature:
Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us,
Who has delivered us from the power of darkness, and has translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son:
Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Amen.
Mercy unto you, and peace and love, be multiplied.
In the year that king Uzziah died I saw also the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up, and his train filled the temple.
Among whom are you also the called of Jesus Christ:
You men of Israel, hear these words; Jesus of Nazareth, a man approved of God among you by miracles and wonders and signs, which God did by him in the midst of you, as you yourselves also know:
And Jesus being full of the Holy Spirit returned from the Jordan, and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness,
Kenan, Mahalalel, Jared,
Then said Jesus to them again, Peace be unto you: as my Father has sent me, even so send I you.
Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Then said some of his disciples among themselves, What is this that he said unto us, A little while, and you shall not see me: and again, a little while, and you shall see me: and, Because I go to the Father?
And one of the Pharisees asked him that he would eat with him. And he went into the Pharisee's house, and sat down to eat.
Beloved, now are we the children of God, and it does not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is.
And I saw a great white throne, and him that sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled away; and there was found no place for them.
And saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent, and believe the gospel.
He answered them, He that made me whole, the same said unto me, Take up your bed, and walk.
Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.
Since many have taken in hand to set forth in order a declaration of those things which are most surely believed among us,
After these things the Lord appointed seventy others also, and sent them two by two before his face into every city and place, where he himself would come.
And seeing the multitudes, he went up into a mountain: and when he had sat down, his disciples came unto him:
If a man also lies with a man, as he lies with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.
And they had no child, because Elizabeth was barren, and they both were now well advanced in years.
If my people, who are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.
This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come.
No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon.
There has no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted above that you are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that you may be able to bear it.
For the Son of man came to seek and to save that which was lost.
Then said Jesus, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do. And they parted his clothing, and cast lots.
Now upon the first day of the week, very early in the morning, they came unto the sepulcher, bringing the spices which they had prepared, and certain others came with them.
Seeing then that we have a great high priest, that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our profession.
You shall have no other gods before me.
And Judah begat Perez and Zerah of Tamar; and Perez begat Hezron and Hezron begat Ram;
You have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that you should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain: that whatsoever you shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it to you.
But Peter said, Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit, and to keep back part of the price of the land?
Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also you have received, and in which you stand;
[To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.] The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament shows his handiwork.
Take heed that you give not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise you have no reward of your Father who is in heaven.
And that from a child you have known the holy scriptures, which are able to make you wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.
Now after John was put in prison, Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the gospel of the kingdom of God,
Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their hearts, and said unto Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men and brethren, what shall we do?
Jesus said unto her, Go, call your husband, and come here.
But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them who despitefully use you, and persecute you;
But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.
And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he that sat upon it was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he does judge and make war.
Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believes on me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto my Father.
Therefore all things whatsoever you would that men should do to you, do you even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.
Behold, the days come, says the LORD, that I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel, and with the house of Judah:
Seventy weeks are determined upon your people and upon your holy city, to finish the transgression, and to make an end of sins, and to make reconciliation for iniquity, and to bring in everlasting righteousness, and to seal up the vision and prophecy, and to anoint the most Holy.
You have condemned and killed the just; and he does not resist you.
For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.
And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out demons; they shall speak with new tongues;
But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds out of the mouth of God.
Who, being in the form of God, thought it not a thing to be grasped to be equal with God:
Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, you who are spiritual, restore such a one in the spirit of meekness; considering yourself, lest you also be tempted.
But he gives more grace. Therefore he says, God resists the proud, but gives grace unto the humble.
But I say unto you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to them who hate you,
Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ.
The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God;
And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations; and then shall the end come.
And it shall come to pass in the last days, says God, I will pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams:
And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength: this is the first commandment.
Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us.
For in him dwells all the fullness of the Deity bodily.
There was a man sent from God, whose name was John.
And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.
He came unto his own, and his own received him not.
Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord:
For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first:
For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope.
Now the Spirit speaks expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to deceitful spirits, and doctrines of demons;
And he shall confirm the covenant with many for one week: and in the midst of the week he shall cause the sacrifice and the offering to cease, and for the overspreading of abominations he shall make it desolate, even until the consummation, and that determined shall be poured upon the desolate.
You adulterers and adulteresses, know you not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God? whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world is the enemy of God.
But now the righteousness of God apart from the law is manifested, being witnessed by the law and the prophets;
By this shall all men know that you are my disciples, if you have love one to another.
Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your lap. For with the same measure that you measure it shall be measured to you again.
This is my commandment, That you love one another, as I have loved you.
Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not love, I am become as sounding brass, or a clanging cymbal.
And the whole multitude of the people were praying outside at the time of incense.
He that loves not knows not God; for God is love.
Now therefore you are no more strangers and sojourners, but fellow citizens with the saints, and of the household of God;
And, being assembled together with them, commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem, but wait for the promise of the Father, which, said he, you have heard of me.
Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice.
To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:
For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us who are saved it is the power of God.
And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.
I marvel that you are so soon removed from him that called you into the grace of Christ unto another gospel:
And he said unto him, Man, who made me a judge or a divider over you?
How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him.
Then shall he say also unto them on the left hand, Depart from me, you cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels:
Therefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger:
And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world.
And it came to pass, that while he executed the priest's office before God in the order of his course,
Now there were in the church that was at Antioch certain prophets and teachers; as Barnabas, and Simeon that was called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and Manaen, who had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.
And he took bread, and gave thanks, and broke it, and gave unto them, saying, This is my body which is given for you: this do in remembrance of me.
And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that in all things he might have the preeminence.
According as his divine power has given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who has called us to glory and virtue:
Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God: for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither tempts he any man:
Now there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan came also among them.
And the angel of the Lord spoke unto Philip, saying, Arise, and go toward the south unto the way that goes down from Jerusalem unto Gaza, which is desert.
To Timothy, my dearly beloved son: Grace, mercy, and peace, from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.
Blessed is the man that endures trial: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord has promised to them that love him.
Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.
Therefore sprang there even of one, and him as good as dead, so many as the stars of the sky in multitude, and as the sand which is by the seashore innumerable.
For as the body is one, and has many members, and all the members of that one body, being many, are one body: so also is Christ.
For God has not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.
And he spoke this parable unto certain who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and despised others:
And when they ran out of wine, the mother of Jesus said unto him, They have no wine.
For when we were yet without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly.
For the kingdom of heaven is as a man traveling into a far country, who called his own servants, and delivered unto them his goods.
But we are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away.
But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and fornicators, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burns with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.
That they all may be one; as you, Father, are in me, and I in you, that they also may be one in us: that the world may believe that you have sent me.
And Ram begat Amminidab; and Amminidab begat Nahshon; and Nahshon begat Salmon;
And it came to pass, that, as the people pressed upon him to hear the word of God, he stood by the lake of Gennesaret,
You believe that there is one God; you do well: the demons also believe, and tremble.
But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who shall secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction.
Is any among you afflicted? let him pray. Is any merry? let him sing psalms.
The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham.
And the multitude of them that believed were of one heart and of one soul: neither said any of them that any of the things which he possessed was his own; but they had all things common.
Blessed is the man that walks not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of the scornful.
The woman said unto him, Sir, I perceive that you are a prophet.
I tell you, Nay: but, except you repent, you shall all likewise perish.
For an angel went down at a certain time into the pool, and troubled the water: whosoever then first after the troubling of the water stepped in was made whole of whatsoever disease he had.
Therefore he is able also to save them to the uttermost that come unto God by him, seeing he ever lives to make intercession for them.
And when Zachariah saw him, he was troubled, and fear fell upon him.
When they therefore were come together, they asked of him, saying, Lord, will you at this time restore again the kingdom to Israel?
For even the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.
And God saw everything that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day.
Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly, that God has made that same Jesus, whom you have crucified, both Lord and Christ.
If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brothers, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.
Jesus said unto him, Have I been so long a time with you, and yet have you not known me, Philip? he that has seen me has seen the Father; and how say you then, Show us the Father?
And the scribes and Pharisees watched him, whether he would heal on the sabbath day; that they might find an accusation against him.
If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, you shall ask what you will, and it shall be done unto you.
That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.
And he was teaching in one of the synagogues on the sabbath.
And Jesus answered him, The first of all the commandments is, Hear, O Israel; The Lord our God is one Lord:
For let not that man think that he shall receive anything of the Lord.
All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned everyone to his own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all.
For I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly, according as God has dealt to every man the measure of faith.
And he said unto them, These are the words which I spoke unto you, while I was yet with you, that all things must be fulfilled, which were written in the law of Moses, and in the prophets, and in the psalms, concerning me.
But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,
Now when Jesus was risen early the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom he had cast seven demons.
Be you therefore perfect, even as your Father who is in heaven is perfect.
And, you fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.
You shall not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of your people, but you shall love your neighbor as yourself: I am the LORD.
At the end of the sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, came Mary Magdalene and the other Mary to see the sepulcher.