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For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, that every one believing in him may not perish but have eternal life.
for all have sinned and come short of the glory of God,
All Scripture is divinely inspired and is profitable for instruction, for conviction, for correction, for education in righteousnes,
I EXHORT you, therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living sacrifice; holy, well pleasing to God, your reasonable service;
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long suffering, kindness, goodness, faith,
For by grace are you saved through the faith; and that not of you; [it is] the gift of God;
And 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 disciple 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 life, but be transformed by the renewing of the mind, that you may prove what is the will of God which is good and well-pleasing and perfect.
Jesus said to him, I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except by me.
but you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and shall be my witnesses both in Jerusalem, and all Judea, and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.
And Peter said to them, Change your minds, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness 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 by Christ Jesus our Lord.
But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become sons of God, 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 did but according to his mercy he saved us through the washing of regeneration and the renewing of the Holy Spirit,
For if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus, and believe with your mind that God raised him from the dead, you shall be saved;
And the Word became flesh and tabernacled with us and we beheld his glory, a glory as of an only child with a father, full of grace and truth.
but God commends his love to us, that while we were yet sinners Christ died for us;
And he gave some apostles, and some prophets, and some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers,
and they attended constantly to the teaching and companionship of the apostles, the breaking of bread and the prayers.
Come to me all you that labor hard and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive our sins, and to cleanse us from all wickedness.
Jesus answered and said to him, I tell you most truly, unless one has been born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.
The thief comes not, except to steal, and kill, and destroy; I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly.
Therefore, as through one man sin entered into the world and death through sin, and so came upon all men because all sinned,??13 for till the law there was sin in the world, but sin is not accounted where there is no law
And he said to them, Go into all the world, preach the good news to all the creation;
And there is salvation in no other; for there is no other name given under heaven among men, by which we can be saved.
So that if any one is in Christ he is a new creation; old things have passed away, behold, all things have become new.
Let not your hearts be troubled; believe in God and believe in me.
The light was the true [light] which lights every man that comes into the world.
And Jesus coming near spoke to them, saying, All power is given me in heaven and on the earth;
Having been justified therefore by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,
I endure all things with him that strengthens me.
Be anxious for nothing, but with all prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.
THERE is no condemnation therefore to those in Christ Jesus;
AND on the third day there was a wedding at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there;
AND when the day of Pentecost had come, they were all with one mind together.
I am crucified with Christ; and I no longer live myself, but Christ lives in me; and the present life which I 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; for it is the power of God to salvation to every one that believes, the Jew first and also the Greek.
I give you a new commandment to love another, as I have loved you that you also should love one another.
And there was a man of the Pharisees whose name was Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews.
Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, a workman that will not be put to shame, rightly dividing the word of truth.
But seek first righteousness and his kingdom, and all these things shall be added to you.
and I will pray the Father, and he will give you another Comforter, to be with you forever,
Therefore also we, having so great a cloud of witnesses lying around us, laying aside every impediment and sin which entirely surrounds us, let us run with patience the race set before us,
God is a Spirit, and those that worship him must worship in spirit and truth.
Let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus,
Take heed to yourselves, therefore, and to all the flock in which the Holy Spirit has made you bishops, to feed the church of the Lord which he has purchased with his blood.
For every one that calls on 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 impiety and wickedness of men who hold the truth in wickedness,
The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to preach good news to the poor; he has sent me to proclaim a release to the captives, and a recovery of sight to the blind, to send the oppressed away free,
Jesus answered, I tell you most truly, unless a man is born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.
When, therefore, the Lord knew that the Pharisees heard that Jesus made and baptized more disciples than John,
But faith is a confidence in respect to things hoped for, a conviction of things not seen.
and you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.
For the word of God is living, and effective, and sharper than any two-edged sword, and reaching even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrows, and distinguishes thoughts and intentions of mind;
Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that you may be cured, for the prayer of the righteous operates with great power.
On the next day he saw Jesus coming to him, and said, Behold the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world.
And you being dead in trespasses and sins,??2 in which you formerly walked according to the life of this world, according to the ruler of the power of the air, the spirit which now operates in the children of disobedience,
but when he, the Spirit of truth has come, he will lead you in all the truth; for he will not speak of himself, but he will speak whatever he shall hear, and tell you things to come.
Let every soul be subject to the superior powers. For there is no power except from God, and the [powers] which exist have been ordained by God.
And I tell you that you are Peter [a rock], and upon this rock will I build my assembly, and the gates of hades shall not prevail against it.
But when the Son of man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then shall he sit on the throne of his glory,
All things existed through him, and without him not one thing existed, which existed.
but these were more noble than those in Thessalonica, for they received the word with all readiness, examining the Scriptures daily [to see] if these things were so.
but the Comforter, the Holy Spirit, which the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and remind you of all things which I have told you.
You are of your father the devil, and the desires of your father you will to do. He was a murderer from the beginning and stood not by the truth; for truth is not in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks from his own; for he is a liar, and the father of him [that lies].
This man came for a testimony, to testify of the light, that all might believe through him.
For the grace of God that pertains to salvation appeared to all men,
Think not that I have come to destroy the law or the prophets; I have not come to destroy but to complete.
Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the power of his might.
And he said to him, You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and all your soul, and all your mind.
who is the likeness of the invisible God, the first-born of all creation,
I am the vine, you are the branches. He that continues in me and I in him, this man bears much fruit; for separated from me, you can do nothing.
I tell you most truly, he that hears my word and believes him that sent me has eternal life, and comes not into judgment, but has passed from death to life.
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 reputable, if there is any virtue, and if there is any praise, consider these things;
but without faith it is impossible to please; for he that comes to God, must believe that he is and that he is a rewarder of those that seek him.
looking for the blessed hope and appearing of the glory of the great God and of our Saviour Jesus Christ,
Faith therefore comes by the report, and the report by the word of God.
and making a whip of cords he drove them all out of the temple, also the sheep and cattle, and poured out the money of the brokers, and overturned the tables,
Account it all joy, my brothers, when you fall into various trials,
and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak with tongues as the Spirit gave them utterance.
he that believes and is baptized shall be saved, but he that disbelieves shall be condemned.
as it is written, There is none righteous not one,
Sanctify them by thy truth; thy word is truth.
And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus, and you shall be saved, and your house.
And if any one of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and upbraids not, and it shall be given him.
Jesus said to her, I am the resurrection and the life; he that believes in me, even if he has died, shall live,
Then those that received his word were baptized, and there were added on that day about three thousand souls;
And having said these words, as they were looking on he was taken up, and a cloud received him from their sight.
And on the first day of the week, we being assembled to break bread, Paul preached to them, being about to depart on the next day, and continued his discourse till midnight;
and sanctify the anointed Lord in your hearts, and be always ready with a defense to every one that asks you a reason for the hope that is in you; but with meekness and fear,
And this is the eternal life; that they shall know thee, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom thou hast sent.
Know you not that the unjust shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived; neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor the effeminate, nor sodomites,
A woman of Samaria came to draw water. Jesus said to her, Give me a drink;
Jesus said to them, I tell you most truly, that before Abraham existed, I am.
For his invisible [attributes] are clearly seen from the creation of the world, being perceived by the things which are made, even his eternal power and deity, so that they have no defense,
But you are an elect race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a peculiar people, that you should declare the virtues of him who called you out of darkness into his glorious light;
GOD, who at many times and in many ways spoke anciently to the fathers by the prophets,
There was a certain rich man, and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, and feasted sumptuously every day.
Behold, I stand at the door and knock; if any one shall hear my voice and open the door, I will enter in to him, and feast with him, and he with me.
Not every one that says to me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven, but he that does the will of my Father in heaven.
The Spirit breathes where it wills, and you hear its voice, but you know not whence it comes, nor whither it goes; so is every one that has been born of the Spirit.
The sick man answered him, Sir, I have no man, when the water is disturbed, to put me into the pool; but while I am coming another goes down before me.
Then Jesus said to the Jews who believed on him, If you continue in my word, you are my disciples indeed;
He that believes in him is not judged; but he that believes not has been judged already; because he has not believed in the name of the only Son of God.
Let your life be without avarice, and be contented with what you have; for he said, I will never leave you, I will never forsake you;
THEN Jesus spoke to them again, 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 on the earth, where a moth and corrosion destroy, and where thieves dig through and steal.
I and the Father are one.
for our conflict is not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the potentates of the darkness of this world, against the spiritual [hosts] of evil in the heavenly [worlds].
that you may know the certainty of the words concerning which you have been taught.
I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman.
And as it is appointed to men once to die, but after this is the judgment,
if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is good.
on account of the truth which continues in you, and shall be with you forever.
Ask, and it shall be given you. Seek, and you shall find. Knock, and it shall be opened to you.
And in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a city of Galilee, by the name of Nazareth,
This man came to him by night and said to him, Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher come from God, for no one can perform these miracles which you perform unless God is with him.
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly [worlds] in Christ,
But they hearing, and being convicted by their consciences, went out, one by one, beginning with the oldest, even to the last; and Jesus was left alone, and the woman standing in the midst.
You are the light of the world. A city situated on a mountain cannot be hid.
The birth of Christ was thus. His mother Mary having been espoused to Joseph, before they came together, was found to be with child by the Holy Spirit.
BELOVED, believe not every spirit, but prove the spirits whether they are of God; for many false prophets have gone out into the world.
There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither servant nor freeman, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus.
if any one is sick among you, let him send for the elders of the church, and let them pray for him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord.
AND behold, a certain lawyer stood up to try him, saying, Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?
And we wish you not to be ignorant, brothers, concerning those that have fallen asleep, that you may not grieve as others who have no hope.
All good giving, and every perfect gift, comes down from above, from the Father of lights, with whom there is no change or shadow of turning.
For he made him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become God's righteousness in him.
These things have I told you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you shall have affliction; but be of good courage, I have overcome the world.
in whom also you, when you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation, in whom also you having believed were sealed with the Holy Spirit of promise,
Husbands, love your wives as Christ also loved the church and gave himself for it,
and the light shone in darkness, and the darkness comprehended it not.
The Lord is not slow in respect to his promise, as some men account slowness, but is long-suffering toward us, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to a change of mind.
He was not the light, but to testify of the light.
And the angel answered and said to her, The Holy Spirit shall come upon you, and the power of the Most High shall overshadow you; and on that account the holy child shall be called the Son of God.
Pure religion and undefiled with the God and Father is this, to visit the orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep one's self unspotted from the world.
He that believes on the Son has eternal life; but he that disbelieves the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God continues on him.
Let wives [be subject] to their husbands as to the Lord,
But if your brother sins against you, go and reprove him between you and him alone. If he hears you, you have gained your brother.
and they said, Men of Galilee, why do you stand looking at heaven? This Jesus taken up from you to heaven shall so come in the manner in which you have seen him go to heaven.
Change your minds, therefore, and turn yourselves, that your sins may be blotted out, that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord,
for we are his creation, created in Christ Jesus for good works, in which God before appointed that we should walk.
What is the profit, my brothers, if a man says he has faith, but has not works? Can faith save him?
For God sent not his Son into the world to judge the world, but that the world through him might be saved.
Do you not know that as many of us as were baptized in Christ were baptized in his death?
Pray, therefore, thus; Our Father in heaven, hallowed be thy name;
that the aged women, in like manner, be of behavior becoming holiness, not slanderers, not enslaved to much wine, teachers of what is good,
WHAT shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that the 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 new earth; for the first heaven and the first earth passed away, and the sea was no more.
But the hour comes, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and truth; for the Father seeks such to worship him.
In those days there went out an ordinance from Caesar Augustus that a census should be taken of all the world.
For there is one God, and one mediator of God and man, the man Christ Jesus,
Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness, to be tempted by the devil.
You search the Scriptures, because you think by them to have eternal life; and they testify of me;
in whom we have the redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace,
Wonder not at this; for the hour comes in which all that are in the tombs 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 his Son cleanses us from all sin.
No one has ever seen God; the only Son, who is in the bosom of the Father, he declared [him].
I THEREFORE, the prisoner of the Lord, exhort you to walk worthily of the call with which you were called,
Judge not, that you be not judged;
For I delivered to you at first, what I also received, that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures,
No man has greater love than this, that one should give his life for his friends.
They are of the world; therefore they speak of the world and the world hears them.
And I say, walk in the Spirit and perform not the desire of the flesh.
But you are not in the flesh but in the spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God dwells in you. And if any man has not the spirit of Christ he is not his.
Then when it was evening, on that first day of the week, and the doors were shut where the disciples were for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in the midst, and said to them, Peace be to 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 world.
No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me shall draw him; and I will raise him up at the last day.
AFTER these things there was a feast of the Jews, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.
for by him were all things created which are in heaven and on the earth, the visible and the invisible, whether thrones, or lordships, or principalities, or powers. All things were created through him and for him,
And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of man be lifted up;
Enter in through the narrow gate, for wide is the gate; and spacious the way which leads to destruction, and many are they that enter in by it;
Overlooking therefore the times of ignorance, God now commands all men everywhere to change their minds,
Nicodemus said to him, How can a man be born when he is old? can he become an unborn infant of his mother a second time, and be born?
IF you, therefore, have been raised with Christ, seek the things above, where Christ sits on the right hand of God;
For whom he foreknew, he also predestinated to be conformed to the likeness of his Son, that he may be a first-born among many brothers;
But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.
Put on, therefore, as elect and beloved saints of God, hearts of compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, long-suffering,
not forsaking our own congregation as some are in the habit of [doing], but exhorting [others], and so much the more as you see the day approaching.
For Christ also suffered once for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might lead us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive in the spirit,
AND in those days the disciples being multiplied, there was a complaint of the Hellenists against the Hebrews, that their widows were neglected in the daily service.
Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you; not as the world gives give I to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them 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 himself bore our sins in his body on the cross, that we having died to sins, may live to righteousness; by whose stripes you were healed.
Be subject therefore to God; resist the devil and he will flee from you;
But I tell you the truth; it is expedient for you that I should go away; for if I do not go away, the Comforter will not come to you; but if I go I will send him to you.
I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd gives his life for the sheep.
For we have not a chief priest who cannot sympathise with our infirmities, but one tried in all respects as we are, without sin.
and Jesus also was invited, and his disciples, to the wedding.
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt has lost its strength, with what shall it be seasoned? It is good for nothing more, except being cast out to be trodden upon by men.
who being the brightness of his glory and the express image of his substance, and sustaining all things by the word of his power, having made a purification of sins, sat down on the right hand of the majesty on high,
Be sober, be watchful. Your adversary the devil goes about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour;
And in like manner also the Spirit helps our weakness. For we know not what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit makes intercession for us with groanings unutterable;
Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God, and every one that loves has been born of God and knows God.
Every thing which the Father gives to me shall come to me, and him that comes to me I will by no means cast out;
Love not the world, nor the things in the world. If any one loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him;
for his disciples had gone away into the city to buy provisions.
But when the Comforter has come, whom I will send you from the Father, the Spirit of truth which proceeds from the Father, he shall testify of me;
See what love the Father has given us, that we should be called children of God. The world therefore knows us not, because it knew him not.
AND on the first day of the week, Mary the Magdalene came in the morning, while it was yet dark, to the tomb and saw the stone taken away from the tomb.
And Peter opening his mouth said, Of a truth I perceive that God is not a respecter of persons,
And he said to all, If any one wishes to come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.
Philip answered him, Two hundred denarii [$28] worth of bread is not sufficient for them, that each may take a little.
AND he came into the house of one of the rulers of the Pharisees to eat bread on the sabbath; and they watched him closely.
And he came to Nazareth, where he was brought up, and entered, according to his custom on the sabbath day, into the synagogue, and stood up to read.
For this cause I left you in Crete, that you might regulate things which are deficient, and appoint elders in every city, as I charged you,
Then Jesus answered and said to them, I tell you most truly, the Son can do nothing of himself, but what he sees the Father do; for whatever he does, these things also does the Son in like manner.
AND Jesus being born in Bethlehem in Judea, in the days of Herod the king, behold Magi came from the East to Jerusalem, saying,
For you are all children of God by the faith in Jesus Christ;
Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching with all wisdom, and admonishing one another, with psalms, hymns, spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to God,
knowing this first, that no prophecy of Scripture is of its own solution.
And I ask not for these only, but for those also who shall believe on me through their word,
My little children, these things I write to you that you may not sin. But if any one has sinned, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous,
And on the last day, the great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying, If any one thirsts, let him come to me and drink.
For the works of the flesh are manifest, which are, fornication, impurity, lewdness,
Jesus answered and said to her, If you knew the gift of God, and who it is that says to you, Give me a drink, you would have asked him, and he would have given you living water.
STAND firm in the liberty with which Christ has made you free, and be not again subject to a yoke of servitude.
And the brothers immediately, by night, sent away Paul and Silas to Berea; and when they came they went into the synagogue of the Jews;
For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels nor principalities, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers,
For there are three that testify; the Spirit, and the water, and the blood; and the three are one.
For as many as are led by the Spirit of God they are sons of God.
Let your light so shine before men that they may see your good works, and glorify your father in heaven.
I WROTE my first account, O Theophilus, of all things which Jesus did and taught,
Afterwards Jesus found him in the temple, and said to him, Behold, you have become well; sin no more, lest a worse thing happen to you.
Grace be to you, and peace from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ.
Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, to-day, and forever.
What shall we say then to these things? If God is for us, who is against us?
having this same confidence, that he who has begun a good work in you will carry it on till the day of Jesus Christ,
AND before the feast of the passover, Jesus knowing that his hour had come to depart from this world to the Father, having loved his own in the world he loved them to the end.
For prophecy was never brought by the will of man, but moved by the Holy Spirit men spoke from God,
We have been buried therefore with him through baptism in death, that as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, so we also should walk in newness of life.
And all went to be enrolled, each one to his own city.
Have you suffered so much in vain? if indeed also it is in vain.
And as they were pursuing their journey he entered into a certain village. And a woman by the name of Martha received him into her house.
And so, my beloved, as you always obeyed, not in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your salvation with fear and trembling;
In him was life, and the life was the light of men;
And when he has come, he will convince the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment:
and you look upon him who wears the splendid clothing, and say to him, Sit here in a good place, and say to the poor man, Stand there, or sit under my footstool,
Jesus answered and said to him, If any one loves me he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him, and make our mansion with him.
If we say we have not sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.
But beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but within they are rapacious wolves.
Love suffers long and is kind; love envies not; love is not boastful, is not puffed up,
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who in his great mercy has begotten us to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
And as he was in a certain place praying, when he ceased one of his disciples said to him, Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples.
as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him,
AND he spoke also a parable to them, that men ought to pray at all times, and not to faint;
In my Father's house are many mansions; if there were not I would have told you.
but when the fullness of time came, God sent forth his Son, born of a woman, born under the law,
Jesus answered and said to them, Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it.
and let us observe one another for a provocation of love and of good works,
If therefore there is any consolation in Christ, if any comfort in love, if any participation of the Spirit, if any affections and compassions,
Be not unequally yoked with unbelievers; for what participation has righteousness with wickedness? or what communion has light with darkness?
Be not deceived, God is not mocked. For what a man sows, that shall he also reap;
And great multitudes were travelling with him; and turning around he said to them,
looking to the chief guide and perfecter of the faith, Jesus, who for the joy set before him despised the shame and endured the cross, and sat down on the right hand of God.
Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.
When therefore they had breakfasted, Jesus said to Simon Peter, Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these? He said to him, Yes, Lord, you know that I am a friend to you. He said to him, Feed my lambs.
Jesus said to them, I am the bread of life; he that comes to me shall never hunger, and he that believes in me shall never thirst.
On this account I tell you, be not anxious for your soul, what you shall eat, or what you shall drink; nor for your body, what you shall put on, is not the soul more than food, and the body more than clothing?
and he made of one blood every nation of men to live on all the face of the earth, determining their appointed times and the bounds of their habitation,
and she shall bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he shall save his people from their sins.
Know you not that your bodies are a temple of the Holy Spirit in you which you have from God, and you are not your own?
and put all things in subjection under his feet, and made him head over all things to the church,
Then the Jews answered and said to him, What sign do you show us, that you do these things?
THAT which was from the beginning, that which we have heard, that which we have seen with our eyes, that which we beheld and our hands felt, concerning the Word of life,??2 and the life was made manifest, and we have seen, and testify, and declare to you the eternal life, which was with the Father, and was manifested to us,??3 that which we have seen and heard, we declare to you, that you also may have fellowship with us. And our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son Jesus Christ.
BUT Saul, yet breathing out threatening and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, went to the chief priest
For I think that the sufferings of the present time are of no account in comparison with the glory to be revealed in us.
And the sick man knew not who it was; for Jesus had gone away, a multitude being in that place.
Therefore God gave them up to infamous affections; for their females changed a natural enjoyment for that which is against nature,
To him that is able to do far beyond all that we ask or think, by the power which operates in us,
who delivered us from the power of darkness and translated us into the kingdom of the Son of his love,
teaching them to keep all things which I have commanded you; and behold, I am with you always till the consummation of the world.
Mercy and peace and love be multiplied to you.
among whom are you also the called of Jesus Christ,??7 to all who are at Rome, beloved of God, called to be saints. Grace be to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
Men of Israel, hear these words; Jesus the Nazoraean, a man approved by God to you by mighty works and prodigies and miracles, which God performed by him in the midst of you, as you yourselves know,
AND Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan, and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness,
Then he said to them again, Peace be to you; as the Father has sent me, I also send you.
Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Then some of his disciples said one to another, What is this that he says to 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 to eat with him; and going into the Pharisee's house he reclined.
Beloved, now are we children of God, and it does not yet appear what we shall be. We know, that if 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 presence the earth and heaven fled away, and no place was found for them.
saying, The time is completed, and the kingdom of God is at hand; change your minds and believe in the good news.
He answered them, He that made me well, he said to me, Take up your bed and walk.
being subject one to another in the fear of Christ.
And it was necessary that he should pass through Samaria.
SINCE many have undertaken to arrange a complete digest of the things fully believed among us,
And after these things the Lord designated seventy others also, and sent them out, two by two, before his face, into every city and place where he was about to come.
AND seeing the multitudes, he went on the mountain and sat down; and his disciples came to him.
And they had no son, because Elizabeth was barren, and both were advanced in years.
AND know this, that in the last days perilous times shall come.
No one can serve two masters; for either he will hate the first, and love the other, or he will adhere to the first, and despise the other. You cannot serve God and riches.
For no trial has befallen you but what is common to man; and God is faithful, who will not permit you to be tried beyond what you are able, but with the trial will order the event, that you may be able to endure.
for the Son of man has come to seek and save the lost.
And Jesus said, Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do. And distributing his garments they cast lots [for them].
And on the first day of the week, early in the morning, they came to the tomb bringing the spices which they had prepared.
HAVING therefore a great chief priest who has gone through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast the profession.
and Judah begat Pharez and Zarah by Thamar; and Pharez begat Hezron, and Hezron begat Ram,
You have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and appointed you to go and bear fruit, and that your fruit should continue, that whatever you ask the Father in my name he may give you.
But Peter said, Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart that you should lie to the Holy Spirit, and that you should keep back a part of the price of the land?
I DECLARE to you, brothers, the gospel which I preached to you, which you also received, in which also you stand,
But take heed not to perform your righteousness before men, to be seen by them; otherwise indeed, you have no reward from your Father in heaven.
and that from a child you have known the sacred Scriptures, which can make you wise to salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.
And after John was delivered up Jesus came into Galilee preaching the good news of God,
And hearing [this] they were distressed in mind, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, Men and brothers, what shall we do?
He said to her, Go and call your husband, and come here.
But I tell you, Love your enemies, and pray for those that persecute you;
And God shall fully supply all your need, according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.
And I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse, and he that sat on it is called faithful and true, and in righteousness he judges and makes war.
I tell you most truly, he that believes on me, the works that I do shall he do; and greater works than these shall he do, because I go to the Father;
All things, therefore, which you wish men to do to you, do also thus to them; for this is the law and the prophets.
You have condemned and killed the just, and he does not resist you.
for where two or three are assembled together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.
And these signs shall follow those that believe; in my name they shall cast out demons, they shall speak with new tongues,
And he answered and said; It is written, man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word which proceeds from the mouth of God.
who being in the form of God thought it not a robbery to be equal with God;
Brothers, if a man is overtaken with any fault, do you that are spiritual restore such a one with a spirit of meekness, considering yourself; lest you also be tried.
But he gives more grace; wherefore he says, God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble.
But I tell you that hear, Love your enemies; do good to those that hate you;
See that no one leads you off as a prey through philosophy and vain deceit, according to the tradition of men, according to the rudiments of the world, and not according to Christ,
THE beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ, the Son of God,
And this good news of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world, for a testimony to all nations; and then shall the end come.
In the last days, says God, I will pour out of my Spirit on 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 strength.
Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and shall bear a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel; which is interpreted, God is with us.
for in him dwells all the fullness of the Deity bodily
There was a man, sent by God, whose name was John.
And this is the judgment; that the light has come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than the light, because their deeds are evil.
He came to his own, and his own received him not.
Follow peace with all men and holiness, without which no one shall see the Lord,
for the Lord himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of an archangel, and with the trumpet of God, and the dead in Christ shall rise first,
For those things which were written before were written for our instruction, that through patience and the consolation of the Scriptures we may have hope.
But the Spirit says expressly, that in the last times some shall apostatize from the faith, attending to lying spirits and doctrines of demons,
Adulteresses, know you not that the friendship of the world is enmity against God? Whoever therefore wishes to be a friend of the world, is made an enemy of God.
BUT now God's righteousness has been made manifest without the law, being testified to by the law and the prophets,
By this shall all know that you are my disciples, if you have love one for another.
give, and it shall be given to you; good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, shall they give into your bosom. For with what measure you measure it shall be measured back to you.
This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.
If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels and have not love, I am a sounding brass and a tinkling cymbal.
and all the multitude of the people were praying without, at the hour of incense.
He that loves not has not known God; for God is love.
Therefore you are no longer strangers and foreigners, but you are fellow-citizens of the saints and of the family of God,
And assembling them, he charged them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to wait for the promise of the Father, which [says he] you have heard from me;
Rejoice in the Lord always; again I say, rejoice.
For the word of the cross is to the lost foolishness, but to the saved the power of God.
and I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish nor shall any one pluck them out of my hand.
I wonder that you have so quickly turned away from him that called you in the grace of Christ to another gospel,
And he said to him, Man, who made me a judge or a divider over you?
Jesus from Nazareth, how God anointed him with the Holy Spirit and power, who went about doing good and curing all that were subjugated by the devil, for God was with him;
Then shall he say to those on his left hand, Depart from me accursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels.
Understand, my beloved brothers, and let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger;
and he is a propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but for all the world.
And when he was performing the priest's office in the order of his class before God, it fell to his lot,
And there were prophets and teachers in the church at Antioch; Barnabas and Simeon called Niger [the black], and Lucius the Cyrenian, and Manaen the foster brother of Herod the Tetrarch, and Saul.
And taking bread, and giving thanks, he broke and gave them, saying, This is my body given for you; this do in remembrance of me.
and he is the head of the body, the church; who is the beginning, the first-born from the dead, that he might himself be preeminent in all things,
As his divine power has given us all things which pertain to life and piety, through the knowledge of him that has called us to his own glory and virtue,
Let no tempted one say, I am tempted by God; for God is not subject to temptation by evils, and he tempts no one.
And an angel of the Lord spoke to Philip, saying, Arise and go to the south, by the way that leads from Jerusalem to Gaza; this is a wilderness.
to Timothy my beloved son. Grace, mercy, peace, from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.
Blessed is the man who endures trial, for when proved he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord promised to those who love him.
And Peter answering, and the apostles, said, It is necessary to obey God rather than man.
Wherefore also there were born of one, and those of one dead, [a posterity] like the stars of heaven for multitude, and like the sands on the sea-shore innumerable.
For as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body being many are one body, so also is Christ;
For God gave us not a spirit of fear, but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.
And he also spoke this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and despised others:
And the wine falling short the mother of Jesus said to him, They have no wine.
For when we were yet weak, in due time Christ died for the wicked;
For, as a man going abroad called his servants, and delivered to them his estates;
But the fearful and unbelieving and abominable and murderers and fornicators and sorcerers and idolaters and all liars shall have their part in the lake which burns with fire and sulphur, which is the second death.
that all may be one, as thou, Father, art in me, and I in thee, that they also may be one in us, that the world may believe that thou hast sent me.
and Ram begat Aminadab, and Aminadab begat Nashon, and Nashon begat Salmon,
And as the multitude pressed upon him to hear the word of God, and he was standing by the lake of Gennesaret,
You believe that there is one God? You do well; demons also believe and tremble.
But there were also false prophets among the people, as there shall also be false teachers among you, who shall bring in by stealth destructive heresies, even denying the master that bought them, bringing on themselves swift destruction;
If any one among you is afflicted, let him pray; if any one is happy, let him sing psalms;
AN account of the birth of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham.
AND the multitude that believed had one heart and one soul, and none said that anything of his possessions was his; but they had all things common.
The woman said to him, Sir, I perceive that you are a prophet.
I tell you, No; but unless you change your minds you shall all in like manner be destroyed.
whence also he is able to save forever those who come to God through him, always living to intercede for them.
and Zachariah was troubled when he saw him, and fear fell upon him.
They therefore having come together asked him, saying, Lord, will you at this time restore the kingdom of Israel?
For the Son of man also came not to be served, but to serve and to give his life a ransom for many.
Let all the house of Israel therefore know certainly, that God has made this Jesus whom you crucified both Lord and Christ.
If any one comes to me, and hates not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brothers, and sisters, and still more his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.
Jesus said to him, Have I been so long a time with you and have you not known me, Philip? He that has seen me has seen the Father; and how say you, Show us the Father?
And the scribes and Pharisees watched him [to see] if he would perform a cure on the sabbath, that they might find [something of which] to accuse him.
If you continue in me, and my words continue in you, you shall ask whatever you will, and it shall be [given] you.
That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is a spirit.
And he was teaching in one of the synagogues on the sabbath,
Jesus answered, First is, Hear Israel, the Lord our God is one Lord;
For let not that man think that he shall receive any thing from the Lord,
For I say through the grace given me, to every one among you, not to be higher-minded than he ought to be, but to think soberly, as God has distributed to each the measure of faith.
And he said to them, These are my words which I spoke to you while I was yet with you, that all things written in the law of Moses, and Prophets, and Psalms, concerning me, must be fully accomplished.
And one Ananias by name, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,
AND having arisen early on the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary the Magdalene from whom he had cast out seven demons.
Be therefore perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.
And, fathers, provoke not your children, but bring them up in the instruction and admonition of the Lord.
And after the sabbath, when it began to dawn on the first day of the week, came Mary the Magdalene, and the other Mary, 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 had been of this world my officers would have fought for me, that I should not be given up to the Jews; but now my kingdom is not here.
Do nothing in strife or vain glory, but in humility let each esteem others better than himself,
But our kingdom is in heaven, from which also we expect the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ,
And when the sabbath was passed, Mary the Magdalene and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, bought spices, that they might come and anoint him.
BE not many of you teachers, my brothers, knowing that we shall receive a severer judgment.
For in him we live, and move, and are; as some also of your own poets have said, For we are his offspring.
for you have had five husbands, and he whom you now have is not your husband. In this you have spoken truly.
When therefore Jesus took the vinegar, he said, It is finished; and inclining his head gave up the spirit.
For so formerly also the holy women who hoped in God adorned themselves, being subject to their husbands,
casting all your care upon him, for he cares for you.
One of his disciples, Andrew, Simon Peter's brother, said to him,
And this is the message which we have heard from him and declare to you, That God is light, and with him there is no darkness.
For the sun rose hot, and withered the grass, and its flower fell off, and the beauty of its appearance perished; so also shall the rich man perish in his ways.
as each has received a gift, minister the same among yourselves as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.
And behold, two of them went the same day to a village about sixty stadiums [7 miles] from Jerusalem, called Emmaus;
I exhort therefore, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercessions, thanksgivings should be offered for all men,
Think not that I have come to send peace on the earth. I have not come to send peace, but a sword.
Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law, having become a curse for us, for it is written, Cursed is every one that hangs on a tree,
This [Word] was in the beginning with God.
You have heard that it was said, You shall not commit adultery;
For our exhortation was not of error, nor of impurity, nor with deceit,
Since then the children have partaken of blood and flesh, he in like manner also partook of them, that through death he might destroy him that has the power of death, that is the devil,
And the king shall answer and say to them, I tell you truly, that inasmuch as you have done it to one of the least of these my brothers, you have done it to me.
And the young men arose and laid him out, and having carried him out buried him.
And he said to me, My grace is sufficient for you; for power is perfected in weakness.
according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, by sanctification of the Spirit, to obedience and the sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ. Grace and peace be multiplied to you.
I testify to every one that hears the words of the prophecy of this book. If any one adds to them, God shall add to him the plagues written in this book;
And one of the scribes coming forward hearing them disputing, knowing that he answered them well, asked him, What commandment is first of all?
which is present with you as also in all the world, and is fruitful and increases, as also with you, from the day that you heard and knew the grace of God in truth;
The Spirit is that which makes alive; the flesh profits nothing; the words which I have spoken to you are spirit and life.
and to knowledge temperance, and to temperance patience, and to patience piety,
Every one, therefore, that hears these words of mine and performs them, I will liken to a wise man who built his house on the rock;
The Spirit itself is a co-witness with our spirits that we are children of God.
By this we have known love, because he laid down his life for us; and we ought to lay down our lives for the brothers.
AND passing by he saw a man that was blind from birth;
And he said to him, I tell you truly, to-day you shall be with me in paradise.
But I say this, brothers, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God, nor shall destruction inherit indestructibleness.
being justified freely by his grace through the redemption in Christ Jesus,
For I received of the Lord, what I also delivered to you; that on the night in which he was betrayed, the Lord Jesus took bread
but whoever drinks of the water which I will give him shall never thirst; but the water which I will give him shall be in him a fountain of water springing up to eternal life.
PAUL, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle, set apart to the gospel of God,??2 which he promised by his prophets in the Holy Scriptures,??3 concerning his Son born of the posterity of David as to the flesh,
After this I saw, and behold, a great multitude, which no man could number, of every nation and of all tribes and peoples and tongues, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and having palm branches in their hands;
I tell you most truly, he that enters not by the door into the sheepfold, but climbs in at some other place, he is a thief and robber;
Marriage is honorable in all, and married life without blame; but fornicators and adulterers God will judge.
IT is a true saying, If any one desires an episcopate he desires a good work.
Blessed are the peace makers, for they shall be called children of God.
And when Apollos was at Corinth, Paul, passing through the higher portions of the country, came to Ephesus, and found certain disciples;
And when you pray, be not like the hypocrites; for they love to pray standing in the synagogues, and at the corners of the streets, that they may be seen by men. I tell you truly, they have their reward.
You have heard that it was said, You shall love your neighbor, and hate your enemy.
For you are called to liberty, brothers, only make not your liberty an occasion for the flesh, but by love serve one another.
And the great dragon, the old serpent, who is called the devil and Satan, and who deceives all the world, was cast to the earth, and his angels were cast [to the earth] with him.
Whether then you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.
For thus shall you have an abundant entrance given you into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
And whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men;
For this reason I bow my knees to the Father,
knowing that you were not redeemed from your vain mode of life received by tradition from your fathers, with destructible things, silver or gold,
Be therefore followers of God, as dear children,
and bringing them out said, Sirs, what must I do to be saved?
And I saw thrones, and they sat on them, and judgment was given them, and the souls of those who have been beheaded for the testimony of Jesus and the word of God, and who did not worship the beast nor his image and did not receive the mark on their forehead and on their right hand; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years;
praying with all prayer and supplication on every occasion with the spirit, and watching in the same with all perseverance and supplication for all the saints,
Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor evil, adhere to that which is good,
but these are recorded that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that believing you may have life in his name.
In like manner let the women be subject to their husbands, that even if some disobey the word, they may be gained through the conduct of their wives without the word,
But do you think this, O man, who judge those doing such things and do the same, that you shall escape the judgment of God?
Then came Peter and said to him, Lord, how many times shall my brother sin against me and I forgive him? Till seven times?
and found and brought him to Antioch. And he was with them, and they met a whole year with the church and taught a great multitude; and the disciples first took the name of Christians at Antioch.
according to the custom of the priesthood, to go into the temple of the Lord to burn incense;
And no one has ascended into heaven but he that came down from heaven, the Son of man who is in heaven.
and Jesus being baptized went up immediately from the water, and behold, the heavens were opened, and he saw the Spirit of God descend like a dove and come upon him.
And in this place again, They shall not enter into my rest.
Then the Samaritan woman said to him, How do you, being a Jew, ask a drink of me, who am a Samaritan? for the Jews do no business with the Samaritans.
And as they were eating Jesus took the bread, and having blessed, broke and gave to the disciples, and said, Take, eat; this is my body.
AND entering again into Capernaum after some days, it was reported that he was in the house.
Then Jesus said to his disciples, If any one will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.
And Jesus coming into the parts of Cesarea Philippi, asked his disciples, saying, Who do men say that the Son of man is?
And one of the multitude said to him, Teacher, tell my brother to divide with me the inheritance.
And I saw an angel descending from heaven, having the key of the abyss and a great chain in his hand.
that every one believing in him may have eternal life.
A CERTAIN man was sick, Lazarus of Bethany, of the village of Mary and Martha her sister.
having been buried with him in baptism, in which you have also been raised together through the effectual faith of God who raised him from the dead;
by reading which you can understand my knowledge of the mystery of Christ,??5 which in other generations was not made known to the children of men as it has now been revealed to his holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit,
whom we preach, admonishing every man and teaching every man in all wisdom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ;
And not only [this], but we rejoice also in afflictions, knowing that affliction works out patience,
For whoever shall keep the whole law, and offend in one point, is guilty of all.
Wonder not that I said to you, You must be born again.
for the hope of eternal life, which God who cannot lie announced before eternal ages,
Every one that commits sin commits also wickedness, and sin is wickedness.
He that has my commandments and keeps them, he it is that loves me; and he that loves me shall be loved by my Father, and I will love him and manifest myself to him.
And if your hand offends you, cut it off; it is better for you to enter into life crippled, than having two hands to go away into hell, into the inextinguishable fire.
My brothers, have not the faith of our glorious Lord Jesus Christ with a respect of persons.
and the rich in his humiliation, for he shall pass away like a flower of the grass.