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Then God said, "Let us make humankind in our image, after our likeness, so they may rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air, over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over all the creatures that move on the earth."

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Now on the third day there was a wedding at Cana in Galilee. Jesus' mother was there,

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Now a certain man, a Pharisee named Nicodemus, who was a member of the Jewish ruling council,

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and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free."

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He came as a witness to testify about the light, so that everyone might believe through him.

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After all of this I will pour out my Spirit on all kinds of people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy. Your elderly will have revelatory dreams; your young men will see prophetic visions.

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Consequently faith comes from what is heard, and what is heard comes through the preached word of Christ.

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So he made a whip of cords and drove them all out of the temple courts, with the sheep and the oxen. He scattered the coins of the money changers and overturned their tables.

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My brothers and sisters, consider it nothing but joy when you fall into all sorts of trials,

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God said, "Let the land produce vegetation: plants yielding seeds according to their kinds, and trees bearing fruit with seed in it according to their kinds." It was so.

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A Samaritan woman came to draw water. Jesus said to her, "Give me some water to drink."

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Now the Lord said to Abram, "Go out from your country, your relatives, and your father's household to the land that I will show you.

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The sick man answered him, "Sir, I have no one to put me into the pool when the water is stirred up. While I am trying to get into the water, someone else goes down there before me."

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Then Jesus said to those Judeans who had believed him, "If you continue to follow my teaching, you are really my disciples

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so that you may know for certain the things you were taught.

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"I am the true vine and my Father is the gardener.

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because of the truth that resides in us and will be with us forever.

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In the sixth month of Elizabeth's pregnancy, the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a town of Galilee called Nazareth,

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came to Jesus at night and said to him, "Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher who has come from God. For no one could perform the miraculous signs that you do unless God is with him."

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Now when they heard this, they began to drift away one at a time, starting with the older ones, until Jesus was left alone with the woman standing before him.

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Now the birth of Jesus Christ happened this way. While his mother Mary was engaged to Joseph, but before they came together, she was found to be pregnant through the Holy Spirit.

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Now an expert in religious law stood up to test Jesus, saying, "Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?"

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Now we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers and sisters, about those who are asleep, so that you will not grieve like the rest who have no hope.

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He himself was not the light, but he came to testify about the light.

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and said, "Men of Galilee, why do you stand here looking up into the sky? This same Jesus who has been taken up from you into heaven will come back in the same way you saw him go into heaven."

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What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith but does not have works? Can this kind of faith save him?

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Or do you not know that as many as were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death?

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Older women likewise are to exhibit behavior fitting for those who are holy, not slandering, not slaves to excessive drinking, but teaching what is good.

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What shall we say then? Are we to remain in sin so that grace may increase?

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But a time is coming -- and now is here -- when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father seeks such people to be his worshipers.

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Now in those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus to register all the empire for taxes.

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"Do not be amazed at this, because a time is coming when all who are in the tombs will hear his voice

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They are from the world; therefore they speak from the world's perspective and the world listens to them.

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On the evening of that day, the first day of the week, the disciples had gathered together and locked the doors of the place because they were afraid of the Jewish leaders. Jesus came and stood among them and said to them, "Peace be with you."

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and saying, "Where is his promised return? For ever since our ancestors died, all things have continued as they were from the beginning of creation."

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After this there was a Jewish feast, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.

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"Enter through the narrow gate, because the gate is wide and the way is spacious that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter through it.

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Nicodemus said to him, "How can a man be born when he is old? He cannot enter his mother's womb and be born a second time, can he?"

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But be sure you live out the message and do not merely listen to it and so deceive yourselves.

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Then Jesus said, "A man had two sons.

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Now in those days, when the disciples were growing in number, a complaint arose on the part of the Greek-speaking Jews against the native Hebraic Jews, because their widows were being overlooked in the daily distribution of food.

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For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.

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"You are the salt of the earth. But if salt loses its flavor, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled on by people.

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(For his disciples had gone off into the town to buy supplies.)

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Now very early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and saw that the stone had been moved away from the entrance.

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Philip replied, "Two hundred silver coins worth of bread would not be enough for them, for each one to get a little."

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Now Jesus came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, and went into the synagogue on the Sabbath day, as was his custom. He stood up to read,

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So Jesus answered them, "I tell you the solemn truth, the Son can do nothing on his own initiative, but only what he sees the Father doing. For whatever the Father does, the Son does likewise.

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After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, in the time of King Herod, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem

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Above all, you do well if you recognize this: No prophecy of scripture ever comes about by the prophet's own imagination,

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"I am not praying only on their behalf, but also on behalf of those who believe in me through their testimony,

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All the people who were directly descended from Jacob numbered seventy. But Joseph was already in Egypt,

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If you have no desire to worship the Lord, choose today whom you will worship, whether it be the gods whom your ancestors worshiped beyond the Euphrates, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living. But I and my family will worship the Lord!"

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Jesus answered her, "If you had known the gift of God and who it is who said to you, 'Give me some water to drink,' you would have asked him, and he would have given you living water."

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Look how you have fallen from the sky, O shining one, son of the dawn! You have been cut down to the ground, O conqueror of the nations!

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The brothers sent Paul and Silas off to Berea at once, during the night. When they arrived, they went to the Jewish synagogue.

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For I am convinced that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor heavenly rulers, nor things that are present, nor things to come, nor powers,

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I wrote the former account, Theophilus, about all that Jesus began to do and teach

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After this Jesus found him at the temple and said to him, "Look, you have become well. Don't sin any more, lest anything worse happen to you."

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Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ!

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Everyone went to his own town to be registered.

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Have you suffered so many things for nothing? -- if indeed it was for nothing.

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Now as they went on their way, Jesus entered a certain village where a woman named Martha welcomed him as a guest.

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So then, my dear friends, just as you have always obeyed, not only in my presence but even more in my absence, continue working out your salvation with awe and reverence,

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do you pay attention to the one who is finely dressed and say, "You sit here in a good place," and to the poor person, "You stand over there," or "Sit on the floor"?

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"Remember the Sabbath day to set it apart as holy.

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Now Jesus was praying in a certain place. When he stopped, one of his disciples said to him, "Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples."

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Jesus replied, "Destroy this temple and in three days I will raise it up again."

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Solomon addressed all Israel, including those who commanded units of a thousand and a hundred, the judges, and all the leaders of all Israel who were heads of families.

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Now large crowds were accompanying Jesus, and turning to them he said,

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Then when they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these do?" He replied, "Yes, Lord, you know I love you." Jesus told him, "Feed my lambs."

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"Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink, or about your body, what you will wear. Isn't there more to life than food and more to the body than clothing?

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But he lifted up our illnesses, he carried our pain; even though we thought he was being punished, attacked by God, and afflicted for something he had done.

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So then the Jewish leaders responded, "What sign can you show us, since you are doing these things?"

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This is what we proclaim to you: what was from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we have looked at and our hands have touched (concerning the word of life --

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Meanwhile Saul, still breathing out threats to murder the Lord's disciples, went to the high priest

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But the man who had been healed did not know who it was, for Jesus had slipped out, since there was a crowd in that place.

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For this reason God gave them over to dishonorable passions. For their women exchanged the natural sexual relations for unnatural ones,

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May mercy, peace, and love be lavished on you!

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"Men of Israel, listen to these words: Jesus the Nazarene, a man clearly attested to you by God with powerful deeds, wonders, and miraculous signs that God performed among you through him, just as you yourselves know --

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God spoke all these words:

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Then Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan River and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness,

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Kenan, Mahalalel, Jered,

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Then some of his disciples said to one another, "What is the meaning of what he is saying, 'In a little while you will not see me; again after a little while, you will see me,' and, 'because I am going to the Father'?"

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Then I saw a large white throne and the one who was seated on it; the earth and the heaven fled from his presence, and no place was found for them.

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But he answered them, "The man who made me well said to me, 'Pick up your mat and walk.'"

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But he had to pass through Samaria.

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Now many have undertaken to compile an account of the things that have been fulfilled among us,

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After this the Lord appointed seventy-two others and sent them on ahead of him two by two into every town and place where he himself was about to go.

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When he saw the crowds, he went up the mountain. After he sat down his disciples came to him.

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If a man has sexual intercourse with a male as one has sexual intercourse with a woman, the two of them have committed an abomination. They must be put to death; their blood guilt is on themselves.

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But they did not have a child, because Elizabeth was barren, and they were both very old.

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Now on the first day of the week, at early dawn, the women went to the tomb, taking the aromatic spices they had prepared.

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Therefore since we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast to our confession.

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Judah the father of Perez and Zerah (by Tamar), Perez the father of Hezron, Hezron the father of Ram,

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Now I want to make clear for you, brothers and sisters, the gospel that I preached to you, that you received and on which you stand,

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Now after John was imprisoned, Jesus went into Galilee and proclaimed the gospel of God.

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He said to her, "Go call your husband and come back here."

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I tell you the solemn truth, the person who believes in me will perform the miraculous deeds that I am doing, and will perform greater deeds than these, because I am going to the Father.

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"Indeed, a time is coming," says the Lord, "when I will make a new covenant with the people of Israel and Judah.

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"Seventy weeks have been determined concerning your people and your holy city to put an end to rebellion, to bring sin to completion, to atone for iniquity, to bring in perpetual righteousness, to seal up the prophetic vision, and to anoint a most holy place.

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who though he existed in the form of God did not regard equality with God as something to be grasped,

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"But I say to you who are listening: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,

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The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.

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And in the last days it will be,' God says, 'that I will pour out my Spirit on all people, and your sons and your daughters will prophesy, and your young men will see visions, and your old men will dream dreams.

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

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Now this is the basis for judging: that the light has come into the world and people loved the darkness rather than the light, because their deeds were evil.

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He will confirm a covenant with many for one week. But in the middle of that week he will bring sacrifices and offerings to a halt. On the wing of abominations will come one who destroys, until the decreed end is poured out on the one who destroys."

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But now apart from the law the righteousness of God (which is attested by the law and the prophets) has been disclosed --

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Give, and it will be given to you: A good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be poured into your lap. For the measure you use will be the measure you receive."

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If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but I do not have love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal.

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Now the whole crowd of people were praying outside at the hour of the incense offering.

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While he was with them, he declared, "Do not leave Jerusalem, but wait there for what my Father promised, which you heard about from me.

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But Jesus said to him, "Man, who made me a judge or arbitrator between you two?"

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and he himself is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not only for our sins but also for the whole world.

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Now while Zechariah was serving as priest before God when his division was on duty,

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Now there were these prophets and teachers in the church at Antioch: Barnabas, Simeon called Niger, Lucius the Cyrenian, Manaen (a close friend of Herod the tetrarch from childhood) and Saul.

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Then he took bread, and after giving thanks he broke it and gave it to them, saying, "This is my body which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of me."

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I can pray this because his divine power has bestowed on us everything necessary for life and godliness through the rich knowledge of the one who called us by his own glory and excellence.

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Let no one say when he is tempted, "I am tempted by God," for God cannot be tempted by evil, and he himself tempts no one.

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Now the day came when the sons of God came to present themselves before the Lord -- and Satan also arrived among them.

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to Timothy, my dear child. Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord!

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So in fact children were fathered by one man -- and this one as good as dead -- like the number of stars in the sky and like the innumerable grains of sand on the seashore.

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Jesus also told this parable to some who were confident that they were righteous and looked down on everyone else.

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When the wine ran out, Jesus' mother said to him, "They have no wine left."

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"For it is like a man going on a journey, who summoned his slaves and entrusted his property to them.

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Ram the father of Amminadab, Amminadab the father of Nahshon, Nahshon the father of Salmon,

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Now Jesus was standing by the Lake of Gennesaret, and the crowd was pressing around him to hear the word of God.

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But false prophets arose among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you. These false teachers will infiltrate your midst with destructive heresies, even to the point of denying the Master who bought them. As a result, they will bring swift destruction on themselves.

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No, I tell you! But unless you repent, you will all perish as well!

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And Zechariah, visibly shaken when he saw the angel, was seized with fear.

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So when they had gathered together, they began to ask him, "Lord, is this the time when you are restoring the kingdom to Israel?"

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Now he was teaching in one of the synagogues on the Sabbath,

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Jesus answered, "The most important is: 'Listen, Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is one.

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For that person must not suppose that he will receive anything from the Lord,

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For by the grace given to me I say to every one of you not to think more highly of yourself than you ought to think, but to think with sober discernment, as God has distributed to each of you a measure of faith.

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Then he said to them, "These are my words that I spoke to you while I was still with you, that everything written about me in the law of Moses and the prophets and the psalms must be fulfilled."

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Now a man named Ananias, together with Sapphira his wife, sold a piece of property.

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Now after the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to look at the tomb.

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Jesus replied, "My kingdom is not from this world. If my kingdom were from this world, my servants would be fighting to keep me from being handed over to the Jewish authorities. But as it is, my kingdom is not from here."

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Instead of being motivated by selfish ambition or vanity, each of you should, in humility, be moved to treat one another as more important than yourself.

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When the Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought aromatic spices so that they might go and anoint him.

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Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers and sisters, because you know that we will be judged more strictly.

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for you have had five husbands, and the man you are living with now is not your husband. This you said truthfully!"

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For in the same way the holy women who hoped in God long ago adorned themselves by being subject to their husbands,

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One of Jesus' disciples, Andrew, Simon Peter's brother, said to him,

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Now this is the gospel message we have heard from him and announce to you: God is light, and in him there is no darkness at all.