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- Song of Solomon
For God loved the world so much, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whoever has an active faith in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
For all have sinned, and fall short of the glory of God
God inspired all Scripture! It is profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for instruction in righteousness. (Greek: theopneustos: God-breathed)
I request (urge) (implore) you brothers, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service.
The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faith,
By grace (Greek: charis, divine favor, loving-kindness) you have been saved through faith. It is not from you. It is the gift from God!
We know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to his purpose.
Go and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.
Do not be conformed to this world (religious, social, political, and economic arrangement). But be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Prove what is the good, acceptable, and perfect will of God.
Jesus proclaimed: I am the way, the truth, and the life! No one comes to the Father except through me.
You will receive power, when the Holy Spirit comes on you and you will be my witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.
Then Peter said: Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
For the wages of sin is death, but the gift from God is everlasting life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
He gave the right to become children of God to all who received him. Even to those who believe in his name.
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was like God (God-like).
not by works done in righteousness, which we did, but according to his mercy he saved us, through the washing of regeneration (restoration) (spiritual rebirth) and renewing (renovation) of the Holy Spirit.
If you confess with your mouth Jesus as Lord, and have active faith in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.
The Word [Jesus] became flesh (a human being) and lived with us. We saw the glory of the only begotten son from the Father. He was full of loving-kindness and truth.
Then God said: Let us make man in our image, in our likeness. Let them rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air, over the livestock, over all the earth and over all the creatures that move along the ground.
Trust in Jehovah with all your heart. Do not lean on your own understanding.
But God demonstrates (commends) his own love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
I know the plans (intentions) (thoughts) that I have for you, says Jehovah. They are plans (intentions) for peace and not disaster. They are intentions to give you a future filled with hope.
He gave some to be apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, shepherds and teachers.
God created man in his own image. In the image of God he created him. He created male and female.
They continued devoting themselves to doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.
Come unto me, all you who labor and are heavily burdened, and I will give you rest.
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
Jesus answered: Truly I tell you unless a person is born again (brought forth from above) he cannot see the kingdom of God.
The thief comes to steal, and kill, and destroy. I came that they may have life, and may have it abundantly.
Therefore, through one-man sin entered into the world, and death through sin. So death passed to all men, for all have sinned.
He said to them, Go into the entire world, and preach the good news to the whole creation.
There is no salvation in anyone else. For there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.
If any man is in Christ, he is a new creature: the old things have passed away. Behold, they have become new.
Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God, believe also in me.
The true light, which gives light to every man, came into the world. (Isaiah 49:6)
Jesus came to them and spoke to them, saying: All authority has been given to me in heaven and on earth.
We are justified (acquitted) (made righteous) by faith. And we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.
I can do all things through him who strengthens me.
For unto us a child is born. Unto us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. He will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, and Prince of Peace.
Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.
Those who live through (in union with) (because of) Jesus Christ have no condemnation. [They do not walk according to the flesh but according to the Spirit.]
There was a marriage in Cana of Galilee on the third day. The mother of Jesus was there.
When the day of Pentecost came, they were all with one accord in one place.
I have been impaled with Christ. It is no longer I that live, but Christ lives in me. The life that I now live in the flesh (physical body) I live by faith. This is the faith that is in the Son of God. He loved me and gave himself up for me.
I am not ashamed of the good news; for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who exerts active faith (believes), to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.
I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also love one another.
Now there was a man of the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews.
Be diligent to be presented approved to God as a workman who does not need to be ashamed, accurately handling the word of truth.
Seek (desire) (require) (serve) first the kingdom of God and his righteousness [continuously] and all these things will be added to you.
I will pray to the Father, and he will give you another helper, that he [the Father] may be with you forever.
A great cloud of witnesses surround us. Therefore let us lay aside every weight, and the sin that easily entangles us. Let us run with endurance the race that is set before us.
God is a Spirit. They who worship him must worship him with spirit and truth.
Therefore Jehovah will give you a sign: The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel (God with us).
Have this attitude (mind-set) (understanding) (mental state) in you that was also in Christ Jesus.
Be on guard for yourselves and the flock that the Holy Spirit has made you overseers. Feed the Congregation of God that he purchased with the blood of his own [Son].
Everyone who calls on the name of Jehovah will be saved. (Joel 2:32)
If you love me, you will keep (obey) my commandments!
The wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who suppress the truth in unrighteousness.
The earth was without form and empty. Darkness covered the deep water. The Spirit of God hovered over the waters.
The Spirit of Jehovah is upon me. He anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind. To set at liberty those who are bruised.
Jesus responded: I tell you truth, except a man be born of water and the spirit he cannot enter into the kingdom of God!
The Lord was aware that the Pharisees had heard that Jesus made and baptized more disciples than John.
Faith is the assurance of things hoped for, and evidence of things not seen.
Listen, Israel! JEHOVAH OUR GOD IS ONE GOD!
You will know the truth and the truth will make you free!
The Word of God is alive and active and sharper than any two-edged sword. (Ephesians 6:17) It separates the physical person from the spiritual person, of both joints and marrow. And it can discern (judge) the thoughts and intentions of the heart. (John 12:48)
Confess therefore your sins one to another, and pray one for another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man helps much.
The next day he saw Jesus coming to him. He boldly declared: Behold! The Lamb of God that takes away the sin of the world!
You were once dead because of your trespasses and sins.
When the Spirit of truth comes it will guide you to all truth for it will not speak from itself. It will speak the things it hears and declare to you the things that are to come.
Let every person be subject to superior authorities. For there is no authority except by God. God allows the authorities to serve in their positions.
You are Peter (Greek: petros: piece of rock), and on this rock-mass (Greek: petra: mass of rock) (referring to Jesus) I will build my congregation. The entrance to the grave (Greek: Hades) will not have power to stop it.
When the Son of man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit on his glorious throne.
And I will put enmity (hostility) (hatred) between you and the woman, and between your offspring (seed) and hers. He will bruise (overwhelm) (crush) you in the head, and you will bruise (overwhelm) (crush) him in the heel. (Romans 16:20)
All things were made through him and without him not one thing was made.
The Bereans were nobler than those in Thessalonica because they received the word with all readiness of mind and examined the Scriptures daily to see if what Paul told them was true.
The Father will send a helper in my name, the Holy Spirit, which (Greek: hos he ho) (which) (that one) will teach you all things and bring to your memory all that I said to you.
You are from your father [Satan] the Devil (slanderer) (false accuser)! You want to do the desires of your father. He was a murderer from the beginning. He does not stand for the truth. There is no truth in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks his own lies. He is a liar and the father of the lie!
He came to tell (witness) (testify) about the light and help people have faith.
For the grace (divine influence) of God has been revealed, bringing salvation to all men,
Do not think I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I came, not to destroy, but to fulfill (perfect) (execute) (accomplish).
Finally, be strong in the Lord, and in his mighty strength.
Jesus told him: You shall love Jehovah your God with all your heart (Greek: kardia: feelings, emotions), and with all your being, and with your entire mind (Greek: dianoia: understanding). (Deuteronomy 6:5)
He is the image (likeness) (representation) of the invisible God. He is the firstborn (Greek: prototokos: childbirth, offspring) of all creation.
I am the vine and you are the branches. He that remains with me, and I with him, the same bears much fruit. You can do nothing apart from me.
Truly, Truly I say to you, he who hears my word, and believes him that sent me, has everlasting life. He will not receive judgment for he has passed out of death into life.
In the last days I will pour out my Spirit upon all flesh. Your sons and your daughters will prophesy. Your old men will dream dreams. Your young men will see visions! (Ac 2:17; Isa 44:3)
Finally, brothers, whatever things are true, whatever things are honorable, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report; if there is any virtue, and if there is any praise, think about these things.
Without faith it is impossible to please God. He who comes to God must believe that he is and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.
Look for the blessed hope and appearance of the glory of the great God. And look for our Savior, Jesus Christ.
So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word about Christ.
He told you, O lowly man, what is good and what Jehovah requires of you. You should display justice, love kindness, and walk humbly with your God!
He made a whip of cords, and chased them all out of the temple, including the sheep and the oxen. He poured out the coins of the moneychangers and overturned the tables.
Now the serpent was craftier than any of the wild animals Jehovah God had made. He said to the woman: Did God really say, you must not eat from any tree in the garden?
Train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old, he will not depart from it.
Count it all joy, my brothers, when you encounter various trials.
They were all filled with the Holy Spirit. They began to speak with different tongues, as the Spirit moved them to speak.
He who believes and is baptized will be saved. He who does not believe will be condemned.
The Scriptures say: There is no one who is righteous,
Sanctify them by your truth. Your word is truth.
Then God said: Let the earth sprout vegetation, plants yielding seed, and fruit trees on the earth bearing fruit after their kind with seed in them. It was so.
They said: Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your house.
If any of you lacks wisdom let him ask of God. He gives to all generously and without reproach and it will be given to him.
Jesus said: I am the resurrection and the life. He who puts active faith in me will live, even if he dies.
Those who gladly received his word were baptized. About three thousand persons were added the same day.
When he said these things, while they watched, he was taken up; and a cloud received him out of their sight.
Do not have sexual intercourse with a man as with a woman. It is disgusting.
On the first day of the week, when we were gathered together to break bread, Paul spoke to them. Intending to depart the next morning he prolonged his speech until midnight.
Sanctify the Christ as Lord (kurios: master) in your hearts. Always be ready to answer every man who asks you a reason for your hope, yet with meekness (mildness) and respect!
This is everlasting life that they should have *deep, intimate knowledge of you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have commissioned. *(Greek: ginosko: know, perceive, be sure, understand)
Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither fornicators, nor people who worship idols, nor adulterers, nor male prostitutes, nor homosexuals,
A woman of Samaria came to draw water. Jesus said to her: Please give me a drink.
Jesus said: I tell you the truth, I existed before Abraham was born! (Ex 3:14, 15)
His invisible attributes are clearly seen since the creation of the world. The things made prove His eternal power and divine nature. Mankind has no excuse,
Jehovah God formed the man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life. The man became a living being.
You are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, and a people for God's own possession, that you may show the excellence of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.
Long ago on many occasions and in many ways God spoke to our fathers through the prophets.
The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord Jehovah is upon me, because Jehovah has anointed me to announce good news to the lowly and meek. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to captives and freedom to prisoners.
A rich man dressed in the most expensive clothes and lived in great luxury 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 dine with him, and he with me.
Jehovah said to Abram: Leave your country, your people, and your father's household, and go to the land I will show you.
Not everyone who calls me Lord will enter the kingdom of heaven. He who does the will of my Father in heaven will enter.
The wind blows where it will. You hear the sound of it. Yet you do not know where it comes from or where it goes. It is like this with every one who is born from the Spirit.
Those who hope in Jehovah will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles. They will run and not grow weary! They will walk and not be faint.
The sick man replied: I have no man to put me in the pool when the water is stirred. Others step down before I can go.
Jesus told the Jews who believed him: If you dwell in my word you truly are my disciples.
He who has an active faith in him is not judged. He who does not have an active faith has been judged already for he has not had faith in the name of the only begotten Son of God.
You should be free from the love of money. Be content with what you have, for he has said: I will not leave you. I will not forsake you.
Again Jesus spoke to them, saying: I am the light of the world. He that follows me will not walk in the darkness, but will have the light of life.
Do not accumulate large amounts of wealth on earth. This is where moth and rust consume and where thieves break in and steal.
The Father and I are one (united in purpose).
Our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in heavenly places.
In this way you will know with certainty the truth that you were taught.
I am the true vine, and my Father is the cultivator.
It is appointed to men once to die, but after this the judgment:
You have tasted that the Lord is kind.
Ask and it will be given you. Seek and you will find. Knock and it will be opened for you.
Then God said: Let there be light! And there was light.
The next month God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth in Galilee
He came to Jesus by night, and said to him: Rabbi! We know you are a teacher from God. No one can do these signs that you do unless God is with him.
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. He has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places through Christ.
You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill may be seen by all.
The birth (genesis: origin) (beginning) of Jesus Christ was as follows: His mother Mary had been promised to Joseph in marriage. But before they were married, Mary realized that she was pregnant by Holy Spirit.
God then said to Moses: [I exist and] I WILL BE WHO I WILL BE. You shall say to the sons of Israel: I WILL BE, has sent me to you.' (Hebrew: hayah, I was, I am, I will be gives evidence of God's eternal existence)
Beloved, do not believe every spirit. Test the spirits to see whether they are from God. This is because many false prophets have gone out into the world.
There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free man, there is neither male nor female, for you are all one (united) in Christ Jesus. (John 17:21) (Ephesians 4:4-6)
Is any among you sick? Let him call the elders of the congregation. Let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of God.
A lawyer stood up to test him. He asked: Teacher what shall I do to inherit everlasting life?
I do not want you to be ignorant brothers, concerning those who are asleep (in death). You do not need to sorrow like others who have no hope.
Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above. It comes down from the Father of lights (truth and spiritual purity), with whom there is no variation. He does not change like shifting shadows.
He made the one who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf. That way we might become the righteousness of God in him.
I spoke to you that in me you might have peace. In the world you have tribulation. Be of good cheer for I have conquered the world!
God blessed them and said to them: Be fruitful and increase in number. Fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish of the sea and dominate the birds of the air. Have dominion over every living creature that moves on the ground.
You have heard the word of the truth in Christ. It is the good news about your salvation. You also believed and were sealed with the promised Holy Spirit.
Husbands love your wives, even as Christ also loved the congregation and gave himself up for it.
His light shines through darkness and it cannot be extinguished.
Jehovah is not slow concerning his promise, as some count slowness. He is longsuffering (patient) toward you. He does not wish that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.
Not being the light he came to give a witness of it.
The angel replied: Holy Spirit would come to you and the power of the Most High will envelope you. Because of this the newborn will be called the Son of God.
Pure and undefiled religion before our God and Father is this: to care for the fatherless persons and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself without spot from the world.
He who puts active faith in the Son has everlasting life. He who disobeys* the Son will not see life for the wrath of God remains upon him. (*Greek: apeitheo: willfully disobey, not having faith)
Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as to the Lord.
If your brother does wrong to you, go to him in private. Clearly explain his error between you and him. If he listens to you, you have gained your brother back.
They said: You men of Galilee, why do you stand looking into heaven? This Jesus, who was received up from you into heaven will come in a similar manner as you saw him go into heaven.
Repent therefore, and turn around, that your sins may be blotted out, when the times (seasons) of refreshing shall come from the presence of Jehovah. (Deuteronomy 18:18, 19)
For we are his workmanship created with Christ Jesus for good works. God prepared these works in advance that we should walk in them.
What good is it, my brothers, if a man says he has faith but he does not have works? Can that faith save him?
God did not send the Son into the world to judge the world. Instead the world should be saved through him.
Or are you ignorant to the fact that all we who were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death?
Our Father in heaven, holy is your name. (Exodus 6:3) (Psalm 83:18) (Isaiah 42:8; 54:5; 63:16; 64:8)
Aged women likewise should be reverent in behavior and teachers of that which is good. They should not be slanderers nor enslaved to too much wine.
This is the reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife. They will become one flesh.
Jehovah God said: It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him.
What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?
Do not get drunk with wine, for that is a public act of violence, but be filled with the Spirit.
I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away. There was no more sea.
But he was pierced for our transgressions! He was crushed for our iniquities! The punishment that brought us peace was upon him. There has been healing for us because of his wounds.
But the hour comes and now is when the true worshippers shall worship the Father with spirit and truth. The Father seeks such people to worship him.
In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that a census should be taken of all the inhabited earth.
There is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus.
God's Spirit led Jesus into the desert wilderness. There he was tested (tempted) by the Devil.
You search (investigate) (study) the Scriptures because you think that in them you have everlasting life. These Scriptures testify about me.
In him we have our redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace.
Do not wonder about this for the hour is coming when everyone in the grave will hear his voice.
If we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin.
No man has ever seen God. The only begotten God-like one who is closest to the Father (in the bosom of the Father) tells us about him. (Psalm 8:5)
I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, invite you to walk worthily of the calling with which you were called.
Stop judging, so that you will not be judged.
You Bethlehem Ephrathah who are little to be among the thousands of Judah. Out of you one will come to me who is to be ruler in Israel! His origin is from of old, from everlasting (days of antiquity) (ancient times).
Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.
First of all, I delivered to you what I also received, how Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures.
No man has greater love then this that a man lay down his life for his friends.
They are from the world. They speak that which is from the world and the world listens to them.
I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not fulfill the lust of the flesh.
But you are not in flesh but in Spirit, if indeed God's Spirit dwells in you. If any one does not have the Spirit of Christ he does not belong to him.
It was evening of the first day of the week. The disciples shut the doors where they stayed for fear of the Jews. Jesus came and stood in the midst, and said to them: May you have Peace.
Saying, Where is the promise of his coming? For, from the day that the fathers fell asleep [in death], all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation.
No man can come to me unless the Father, who sent me, draws him. I will resurrect him (raise him up) in the last day.
After this the Jews had a Festival (holy day), and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.
All things in the heavens and upon the earth where created through him. The things visible and invisible were created through him. Whether thrones or dominions or principalities or powers; all things have been created through him, and for him.
As Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so the Son of man must also be lifted up.
Enter through the narrow gate, since the gate to destruction is wide and the road that leads to destruction is wide and many enter through it.
God overlooked the times of ignorance; but now he commands men everywhere to repent.
Nicodemus asked: How could a man be born when he is old? Can he enter his mother's womb again and be born?
If you have been raised together with Christ, seek the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.
Those he first recognized, he ordained in advance that they be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers.
Be doers of the word, and not hearers only, who deceive themselves.
As God's chosen, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, lowliness (humility), meekness (mildness), and long-suffering (patience).
Not forsaking the gathering of ourselves together, as the manner of some is, but exhorting one another, and even more, as you see the day approaching.
Because Christ also suffered for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God. He was put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit.
The number of disciples increased at that time. A murmuring arose on the part of the Grecians against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily distribution.
Peace I leave with you! My peace I give to you. I do not give as the world gives to you. Do not let your heart be troubled or full of fear.
My sheep hear my voice. I know them and they follow me.
Everyone who asks receives. Everyone who seeks finds, and everyone who knocks will have it opened.
He bore our sins in his body upon the stake, that we, having died to sins, might live to righteousness. You were healed because of his wounds (stripes).
Be subject to God! Resist [Satan] the Devil and he will flee from you.
Nevertheless I tell you the truth. It is for your benefit that I go away. For if I do not go away the helper will not come to you. But if I go, I will send it to you. (Greek: autos: it)
I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.
The heart is more deceitful than all else and is desperately corrupt. Who can understand it?
We do not have a high priest who is not able to sympathize with our infirmities (weaknesses). He was tested in all things like ourselves. Yet he was without sin!
Jesus and his disciples were also invited to the marriage feast.
You are the salt of the earth. If its taste goes away, how will you restore it? It is good for nothing. All you can do is throw it on the ground and walk on it.
God's Son is the brightness of his glory, and the express image of his being. He sustains all things by his powerful word. After Jesus purged our sins, he sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high.
Be sober, be watchful: your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion walks about, seeking whom he may devour (consume).
Likewise the Spirit also helps our weaknesses. We do not know what we should pray for, as we should. The Spirit [of God] makes intercession with groaning that cannot be spoken.
Beloved let us love one another, for love is from God. Everyone who loves is born of God and knows God.
That which the Father gives me will come to me. I will not reject him who comes to me.
Do not love the world or the things in the world. If any one loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
His disciples went away to the city to buy meat.
I will send the helper from the Father, the Spirit of truth, which proceeds from the Father to bear witness of me.
Observe the love the Father gave to us that we should be called the children of God. That is what we are! For this reason the world does not know us. This is because it did not know him.
Mary Magdalene arrived at the tomb early on the first day of the week while it was still dark. She saw the stone was taken away from the tomb.
Peter opened his mouth, and said, I truly perceive that God shows no partiality.
He told them all: If any man would come after me let him deny himself. Let him take up his stake (of self-denial) daily, and follow me.
Philip answered: Two hundred shillings' worth of bread is not sufficient for everyone to take a little.
Shortly after that he went into the house of one of the rulers of the Pharisees. They were there to eat on the Sabbath. They watched him.
Then he returned to Nazareth the place where he was raised. He entered the synagogue on the Sabbath day. This was his custom. There he stood up to read.
I left you in Crete for this purpose, that you should correct the things that were defective, and appoint elders in every city, as I gave you orders.
Jesus answered them: Truly I tell you the Son can do nothing by himself. He sees the Father do something and then he does it. Whatever the Father does the Son does in like manner.
Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea during the reign of King Herod. Astrologers arrived in Jerusalem from the east.
You are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus.
Let the word of Christ richly dwell within you with all wisdom. Teach and admonish one another with psalms, praises to God, and spiritual songs. Sing with gratitude in your hearts to God.
Know this first that no prophecy of scripture is for private interpretation.
I pray, not for these alone but for those who will believe in me through their word.
Joseph was already in Egypt. The total number of Jacob's descendants was seventy.
If you are not willing to serve him, decide today whom you will serve, the gods your ancestors worshiped in Mesopotamia or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you are now living. As for my family and me, we will serve Jehovah.'
My little children, I write you these things that you may not sin. If any man sin, we have an Advocate (intercessor) (comforter) (helper) with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous!
On the last day, the great day of the feast, Jesus stood and shouted in a loud voice: If any man thirst let him come to me and drink.
Now the works of the flesh (sinful human nature) are apparent. They are: fornication, uncleanness, loose conduct,
Jesus answered: If you know the gift of God and who asked you for a drink, you would have asked him to give you living water.
Christ liberated us for freedom (moral liberty). Stand fast therefore, and do not become entangled again in a yoke of bondage.
O how you have fallen from heaven, you morning star (shining one), and son of the dawn! How you have been cut down to the ground, you who conquered nations!
The brothers immediately sent Paul and Silas away by night to Beroea. When they arrived there they went to 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,
There are three that testify: (Latin Vulgate: tres testimonium: three that testify.)
All who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God.
Likewise, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven.
The first account I composed, O Theophilus, was about all that Jesus did and taught,
Later Jesus found him in the temple and told him: Now that you are healed do not sin anymore and avoid worse things happening to you.
May you have grace and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.
What shall we then say about these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?
I am confident of this very thing, that he who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Jesus Christ.
Jesus knew before the feast of the Passover that the time had come for him to leave this world and return to his Father. He loved his own who were in the world to the very end.
For no prophecy ever came by the will of man! Men spoke from God, being moved by the Holy Spirit.
We were buried therefore with him through baptism into death. Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, that we might walk in the newness of life.
Did you suffer so many things in vain? Does it have no purpose?
Along the way he entered a village. A woman named Martha received him into her house.
My beloved, you have always obeyed, not just in my presence, but now much more in my absence. Work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.
He lived and his life gives light to all people.
Upon arrival this one will convict the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment.
You pay special attention to the one wearing the fine clothes, and say: Sit here in a good place. Then you say to the poor man: Stand there, or Sit under my footstool.
Jesus answered: If a man loves me, he will obey my word. My Father will love him, and we will come to him and dwell with him.
If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.
Watch out for the false prophets. They are disguised as sheep. But in their hearts they are vicious wolves.
Love is patient. Love is kind. Love is not jealous. Love does not brag and is not arrogant (proud).
Remember the Sabbath day and keep it holy.
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy he gave us a new birth to a living hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.
Jesus was praying. When he finished one of his disciples said to him: Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples.
He chose us through him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blemish before him in love.
He spoke an illustration to them emphasizing the need to pray and not become tired:
In my Father's house are many dwelling places. If it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you.
When the full time came, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law,
Jesus replied: Destroy this temple and in three days I will raise it up.
Let us consider one another to encourage love and good works:
If there is any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any tender affection (tender mercy) and compassions,
Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers: for what fellowship does righteousness have with lawlessness? Or what communion does light have with darkness?
Solomon spoke to all Israel. He spoke to the commanders of regiments and battalions, judges, every prince, and to the heads of Israel's families.
Do not be deceived. God is not mocked! A man will harvest what he sows.
Jesus turned to speak to the large crowd of people who were traveling with him:
Look to (consider without distractions) Jesus, the Leader (Predecessor) and Finisher (Perfecter) of our faith. He despised the shame. He endured the stake for the joy that was set before him. Then he sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.
Blessed are the merciful and compassionate, for they will receive mercy and compassion.
When they had eaten Jesus said to Simon Peter: Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these? He said: Yes Lord; you know I have affection for you. Jesus said to him: Feed my lambs.
Jesus replied: I am the bread of life. He who comes to me will not hunger. The one who puts active faith in me will never thirst.
I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink. And do not worry about your body, what you will wear. Is life worth more than food? And is the body worth more than clothes?
He took up our infirmities and carried our sorrows. We considered him stricken by God, smitten by him, and afflicted.
From one person he made every nation of men to dwell on all the face of the earth. He determined their appointed seasons, and the bounds of their habitation.
She will give birth to a son, and you will name him Jesus (Jehovah (YHWH) is salvation), because he will save his people from their sins.
What? Do you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit? That one (Greek: hos he ho which, that one) is in you. You received it from God. You are not your own.
He (God) put all things in subjection under his feet, and made him head over all things to the congregation,
The Jews asked him: What sign would you show us seeing that you do these things?
We have heard that which was from the beginning. We have also seen it with our own eyes. We looked at it and touched it with our hands. It is the Word of life.
Saul was still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord. He went to the high priest.
I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory that will be revealed in us.
He did not know who healed him for Jesus quietly left the crowd.
For this cause God gave them up to vile affections for even their women changed the natural use into that which is against nature.
Now to him that is able to do far more abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us.
He rescued us from the power of darkness, and transferred us into the kingdom of the Son of his love (the Son he dearly loves).
Teach them to observe all the things I have commanded you. Behold, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.
In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw (discerned) Jehovah seated on a throne, high and exalted. The train of his robe filled the Temple.
You are among those called to Jesus Christ.
You men of Israel hear these words. Jesus of Nazareth, a man approved by God came among you with miracles and wonders and signs. God did these by him in your midst, as you also know:
Jesus was full of God's Holy Spirit when he returned from the Jordan. Holy Spirit led him into the wilderness.
Kenan, Mahalalel, Jared,
Jesus therefore said to them again: May you have peace. As the Father sent me, even so I send you.
Blessed (Greek: makarios: happy, blessed) are those conscious of their spiritual need, for the kingdom of heaven is theirs.
Some of his disciples said to one another: What is this he says, a little while, and you see me no more and again a little while and you will see me because I go to the Father?
One of the Pharisees asked him to dine with him. He went to the Pharisee's house and sat down to eat.
Beloved, now we are children of God. It is not yet revealed what we will be. We know that when he is revealed we will be like him. We will see him just as he is.
I saw a great white throne, and him that sat on it. From before him the earth and heaven fled away. There was found no place for them.
Jesus said: The time has come. The kingdom of God is at hand. Repent and believe the good news.
He answered: He who made me whole told me to pick up my bed and walk.
Be subject (obedient) (subordinate) to one another in reverence of Christ.
Many have attempted to write an orderly narrative about the things that have taken place.
The Lord appointed seventy disciples and sent them in groups of two into every city and place where he was about to go.
Seeing great masses of people, he went up to the mountain. When he was seated his disciples came to him.
When a man has sexual intercourse with another man as with a woman, both men are doing something disgusting and must be put to death. They deserve to die!
They had no child for Elizabeth was barren and they both were well advanced in years.
However, if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves, pray, search for me, and turn from their evil ways, I will hear their prayer from heaven, forgive their sins, and heal their country.
Know this also that in the last days perilous (dangerous) times will come.
You cannot serve two masters. You will hate one and love the other. You will be loyal to one master and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money (wealth) (material possessions).
No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to man. God is faithful and he will not allow you to be tempted beyond your limits. He will make a way out, that you will be able to endure it.
The Son of man came to seek and to save that which was lost.
[Jesus said: Father, forgive them for they do not know what they do.](This verse not found in older manuscripts.) They cast lots and divided his garments among themselves.
It was early in the morning on the first day of the week. They went to the tomb with the spices that they had prepared.
We have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, so let us hold fast our confession.
Do not have any other god.
Judah and Tamar were the father and mother of Perez and Zerah. Perez was the father of Hezron, Hezron the father of Ram,
You did not choose me. I chose you and appointed you. You should go and bear fruit and your fruit should remain. Whatever you ask the Father in my name, he may give it to you.
Peter said: Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit, and to keep back part of the money from the land sale?
Brothers, I declared the good news to you. You have received it and should continue strong in it.
([Psalm of David]) The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky displays what his hands have made.
Be careful! Do not display your righteousness (good works) before men to be noticed by them. If you do, you will have no reward with your heavenly Father.
From childhood you have known the sacred writings that are able to make you wise to salvation through faith that is in Christ Jesus.
After John was locked in prison Jesus went to Galilee and preached the Good News of God to the people.
Now when they heard this, they were stabbed to the heart, and said to Peter and to the rest of the apostles: Men and brothers, what shall we do?
Jesus said to her: Go call your husband and come here.
I say love your enemies! Pray for those who persecute you!
My God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.
I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse; and he who sat upon him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he judges and makes war.
Truly I tell you, he who exerts active faith in me will do the works that I do. In fact he will do greater works than these. I go to the Father.
Do for others the same as you would have them to do for you. That is the meaning of the Law and the Prophets.
The time is coming, proclaims Jehovah, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah.
Seventy weeks (seventy sets of seven time periods) are decreed for your people and your holy city, to finish transgression and to make an end of sin, and to make reconciliation for iniquity, and to bring in everlasting righteousness, and to seal up vision and prophecy, and to anoint the most holy.
You have condemned, and you have killed the righteous one. He does not resist you.
Where two or three are gathered together in my name, there I am in their midst.
These signs will accompany those who believe. They will cast out demons in my name. They will speak with new languages.
In reply Jesus answered: It is written; man shall not live on bread alone, but on all (everything) (every word) (every utterance) (every declaration) that proceeds from the mouth of Jehovah. (Deuteronomy 8:3)
He existed in the form (shape and nature) of God but did not try to be equal with God. He did not even consider it!
Brothers, if someone is caught in any kind of wrongdoing, those of you who are spiritual should set him right. But you must do it in a gentle way. And keep an eye on yourselves, so that you will not be tempted, too.
But he gives more grace. The scripture said, God resists the proud, but gives grace (loving-kindness) to the humble.
I tell you who listen, love your enemies and do good to those who hate you.
See to it that no one enslaves you by means of philosophy and worthless deceit of human wisdom according to tradition of men. It is according to the elementary principles of the world, and not from Christ.
The beginning of the good news about Jesus Christ, the Son of God.
The good news of the kingdom will be preached in the entire world for a witness to all the nations and then the end will come.
It will come to pass in the last days, says God, I will pour out from my Spirit upon all flesh. (Greek: apo, from) Your sons and your daughters will prophesy (proclaim God's Word). Your young men will see visions, and your old men will dream dreams.
You should love Jehovah your God with all your heart, and with all your being (with every breath you take) (your life), with your entire mind and with all your strength. (Deuteronomy 6:4)
The virgin will become pregnant and give birth to a son, and they will name him Immanuel, which means: God (God-like one) is with us. (John 1:18)
The fullness of divine nature lives in Christ's bodily form. (Greek: theotes: essence and nature of God) (Only the Son of God could have divine attributes, the inherited qualities from the Father)
This is the judgment, that the light has come into the world. People loved the darkness rather than the light for their works were evil.
He came to his own. They did not receive him!
Pursue peace and holiness with all people, for no man will see the Lord without it.
For the Lord will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trumpet of God: and the dead in Christ will rise first.
The things written in earlier times were written for our instruction, that we through endurance and the encouragement from the Scriptures might have hope.
The Spirit explicitly says that some will fall away from the faith (truth) in later times. Spirits and doctrines of demons will seduce them,
He will make a firm covenant with many for one week (time period of seven). In the middle of the week he will cause the sacrifice and the offerings to cease. The one that makes desolate will come upon the wing of abominations. At the end that which is decreed will be poured out upon the one lying desolate.
Adulteresses, do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity (hatred) (hostility) toward God? Whoever would be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God.
But now apart from the Law the righteousness of God has been revealed, being witnessed by the Law and the Prophets.
All men will know that you are my disciples if you have love for one another.
Give and it shall be given to you. You will receive a good measure. It will be pressed down, shaken together, running over and they will give it to you. For with the measure that you measure out it will be measured to you also.
This is my commandment, that you love one another, even as I have loved you.
Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and do not have love, I have become like loud sounding brass, or a clashing cymbal.
The whole crowd of people prayed outside at the hour of incense.
He who does not love does not know God for God is love.
So then you are no longer strangers and aliens. You are fellow citizens with the holy ones and of the household of God.
When they were gathered together he charged them not to depart from Jerusalem. They were to wait for the promise of the Father that he spoke about.
Rejoice in the Lord always; again I say, rejoice!
For everything there is a season. There is a time for every purpose under the sun.
For the preaching of the stake is foolishness to those who perish. It is the power of God to us who are saved.
I give them eternal life. They will never perish. No one will snatch them out of my hand.
I am amazed that you so quickly turned away from the One who called you by the grace of Christ. You turned to different good news.
Then he said: Man, who made me a judge or a divider over you?
God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power. Jesus went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil. God was with him.
Then he will tell those on his left: 'Depart from me, you cursed, into the ever-burning fire that is prepared for the Devil and his [fallen] angels.
You know this, my beloved brothers. But let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, and slow to anger.
He is the propitiation (Greek: hilasmos: atonement, compensation) for our sins. Not for ours only, but also for the whole world.
He faithfully executed the priest's duties before God.
There were prophets and teachers in the congregation at Antioch. This included: Barnabas, and Simeon called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and Manaen, who had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.
He gave thanks. Then he took the bread, broke it and gave it to them, saying: This represents my body that is given for you. Do this in remembrance of me.
He is the head of the body, the congregation. He is the beginning (commencement), the firstborn from the dead; that in all things he might have the preeminence (first place).
His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness. This is through the knowledge of him that called us by his own glory and virtue (excellence).
Let no man say when he is tempted: God tempts me. God cannot be tempted with evil, and he tempts (entices) (tests) (trys) no one.
The day came when heavenly beings appeared before Jehovah (YHWH). Satan was there among them.
God's angel said to Philip: Arise, and go toward the south the way that goes from Jerusalem unto Gaza through the desert.
to Timothy, my dearly beloved son: Grace, mercy, and peace, from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.
The man who endures under trial is blessed. For when he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life that God promised to those who love him.
Peter and the other apostles answered: We must obey God rather than men.
This was to come from one man and him as good as dead. There were born children, as many as the stars of heaven in multitude, and as uncountable as the sand by the seashore.
For as the body is one, and has many members, and all the members of that one body, being many and are one body, so also is Christ.
God has not given us a spirit of timidity (fear), but of power and love and discipline.
He then spoke this illustration to some who trusted in themselves. They were very self-righteous. They looked down on others:
They ran out of wine. So the mother of Jesus said to him: They have no wine.
While we were yet weak, in due time Christ died for the ungodly.
It is like a man going to another country. He called his servants and put them in charge of his property.
All of us have become unclean, and all our righteous acts are like permanently stained rags. All of us wither like leaves, and our sins carry us away like the wind.
But the fearful and unbelieving, abominable and murderers, fornicators and those practicing spiritism, idolaters and all liars shall have their part in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur: which is the second death.
May they all be united (in agreement) as one. Just as you, Father, are with me, and I am with you. Help them be united with us! That way the world may believe that you sent me.
Ram the father of Amminadab, Amminadab the father of Nahshon, Nahshon the father of Salmon.
Jesus stood by the Lake of Gennesaret as the crowds pressed in upon him in order to hear the word of God.
You believe that there is one God. You do well: the demons also believe, and shudder.
There arose false prophets among the people. There will be false teachers among you! They will privately bring in destructive heresies (contrary doctrines), denying even the Master who bought them. They bring swift destruction on themselves.
Is any among you suffering? Let him pray. Is any cheerful? Let him sing praise.
The list of ancestors of Jesus Christ, descendant of David and Abraham:
The congregation that believed was of one heart and mind. No one claimed his or her own possessions for everything was common property.
Blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked or stand in the way of sinners or sit in the seat of the scornful mockers.
The woman said to him: Sir, I perceive that you are a prophet.
It does not! I tell you; if you do not turn from your sins, you will die as they did.
He is able to save completely those who approach God through him, because he is always alive to intercede for them.
Zechariah was troubled. When he saw the angel he was filled with fear.
When they met they asked him: Lord will you restore the kingdom to Israel at this time?
For the Son of man also came not to be ministered to, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.
God saw all that he had made. It was very good. There was evening, and there was morning, the sixth day.
Therefore let all the house of Israel know for sure that God has made that same Jesus, whom you impaled, both Lord and Christ. (Acts 10:36)
You who come to me may not be my disciple unless you love me more than you love your father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters and yourself.
Jesus responded: Have I been with you so long a time and you do not know me Philip? He who has seen me has discerned (experienced) (perceived) the Father. And you say, show us the Father?
The scribes and the Pharisees watched to see if he would heal on the Sabbath. They looked for a way to accuse him.
If you remain with me, and my words remain with you, ask whatever you will, and it will be done for you.
That which is born from the flesh is flesh and that which is born from the Spirit is spirit.
Jesus was teaching in the synagogue on the Sabbath.
Jesus answered: The first is, Hear, O Israel; Jehovah our God is one God (Jehovah).
Do not let that man think that he will receive anything from God.
We are all like sheep. We have gone astray! Each of us has turned to his own way. Jehovah has caused the iniquity (sin) of all of us to be laid on him.
I say through the grace given to me that every man among you should not think more highly of himself than he ought to think. But to think soberly, just as God has dealt to every man the measure of faith.
He said: These are my words that I spoke to you, while I was yet with you. All things must be fulfilled. They are things that are written in the Law of Moses, and the Prophets, and the Psalms, concerning me.
But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession.
Be perfect (mature), even as your Father in heaven is perfect (mature). (Leviticus 19:2)
Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger but nurture them in the discipline and instruction of God.
Do not seek revenge. Never hold a grudge against any of your people. Instead, love your neighbor as you love yourself. I am Jehovah.
Now after the Sabbath, as the first day of the week began, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to see the tomb.
Children, obey your parents in the Lord for this is right.
Jesus answered: My kingdom is not of this world! If my kingdom were of this world my servants would fight that I should not be delivered to the Jews. My kingdom is not from this domain.
Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility consider others more important than you.
However, our citizenship is in heaven. We also eagerly wait for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ.
After Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, bought spices so they could anoint him.
Many of you should not be teachers, my brothers. You know that we will receive a heavier (stricter) judgment.
In him we live, and move, and have our existence. Your own poets have said: For we are also his offspring.
For you have had five husbands. The one you have now is not your husband, this is true.
When Jesus received the vinegar, he said, it is finished. He bowed his head, and he stopped breathing.
The holy women of old, who hoped in God, adorned themselves this way, being submissive to their own husbands.
He said to the woman: I will greatly increase your pains in childbirth; with pain you will give birth to children. Your desire will be for your husband, and he will rule over you.