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For God so loved the world, that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish, but have eternal life.
for all have sinned, and fall short of the glory of God;
Every Scripture is God-breathed and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for instruction in righteousness,
Therefore I urge you, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith,
for by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God,
We know that all things work together for good for those who love God, to those who are called according to his purpose.
Go, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,
Don't be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what is the good, well-pleasing, and perfect will of God.
Jesus said to him, "I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father, except through me.
But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you. You will be witnesses to me in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the uttermost parts of the earth."
Peter said to them, "Repent, and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
But as many as received him, to them he gave the right to become God's children, to those who believe in 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 ourselves, but according to his mercy, he saved us, through the washing of regeneration and renewing by the Holy Spirit,
that if you will confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord, and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.
The Word became flesh, and lived among us. We saw his glory, such glory as of the one and only Son of the Father, full of grace and truth.
God said, "Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the birds of the sky, and over the livestock, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth."
Trust in Yahweh with all your heart, and don't lean on your own understanding.
But God commends his own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says Yahweh, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you hope and a future.
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 God's image he created him; male and female he created them.
They continued steadfastly in the apostles' teaching and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and prayer.
"Come to 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 the sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
Jesus answered him, "Most certainly, I tell you, unless one is born anew, he can't see the Kingdom of God."
The thief only comes to steal, kill, and destroy. I came that they may have life, and may have it abundantly.
Therefore, as sin entered into the world through one man, and death through sin; and so death passed to all men, because all sinned.
He said to them, "Go into all the world, and preach the Good News to the whole creation.
There is salvation in none other, for neither is there any other name under heaven, that is given among men, by which we must be saved!"
Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old things have passed away. Behold, all things have become new.
"Don't let your heart be troubled. Believe in God. Believe also in me.
The true light that enlightens everyone was coming into the world.
Jesus came to them and spoke to them, saying, "All authority has been given to me in heaven and on earth.
Being therefore justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ;
I can do all things through Christ, who strengthens me.
For to us a child is born. To us a son is given; and the government will be on his shoulders. His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.
In nothing be anxious, but in everything, by prayer and petition with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God.
There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who don't walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit.
The third day, there was a marriage in Cana of Galilee. Jesus' mother was there.
Now when the day of Pentecost had come, they were all with one accord in one place.
I have been crucified with Christ, and it is no longer I that live, but Christ living in me. That life which I now live in the flesh, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself up for me.
For I am not ashamed of the Good News of Christ, for it is the power of God for salvation for everyone who believes; for the Jew first, and also for the Greek.
A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, just like I have loved you; that you also love one another.
Now there was a man of the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews.
Give diligence to present yourself approved by God, a workman who doesn't need to be ashamed, properly handling the Word of Truth.
But seek first God's Kingdom, and his righteousness; and all these things will be given to you as well.
I will pray to the Father, and he will give you another Counselor, that he may be with you forever, --
Therefore let us also, seeing we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, lay aside every weight and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,
God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth."
Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Behold, the virgin will conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.
Have this in your mind, which was also in Christ Jesus,
Take heed, therefore, to yourselves, and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the assembly of the Lord and God which he purchased with his own blood.
For, "Whoever will call on the name of the Lord will be saved."
If you love me, keep my commandments.
For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who suppress the truth in unrighteousness,
Now the earth was formless and empty. Darkness was on the surface of the deep. God's Spirit was hovering over the surface of the waters.
"The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim release to the captives, recovering of sight to the blind, to deliver those who are crushed,
Jesus answered, "Most certainly I tell you, unless one is born of water and spirit, he can't enter into the Kingdom of God!
Therefore when the Lord knew that the Pharisees had heard that Jesus was making and baptizing more disciples than John
Now faith is assurance of things hoped for, proof of things not seen.
Hear, Israel: Yahweh is our God; Yahweh is one:
You will know the truth, and the truth will make you free."
For the word of God is living, and active, and sharper than any two-edged sword, and piercing even to the dividing of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and is able to discern the thoughts and intentions of the heart.
Confess your offenses to one another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The insistent prayer of a righteous person is powerfully effective.
The next day, he saw Jesus coming to him, and said, "Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!
You were made alive when you were dead in transgressions and sins,
However when he, the Spirit of truth, has come, he will guide you into all truth, for he will not speak from himself; but whatever he hears, he will speak. He will declare to you things that are coming.
Let every soul be in subjection to the higher authorities, for there is no authority except from God, and those who exist are ordained by God.
I also tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my assembly, and the gates of Hades will not prevail against it.
"But when the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the holy angels with him, then he will sit on the throne of his glory.
I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and her offspring. He will bruise your head, and you will bruise his heel."
All things were made through him. Without him was not anything made that has been made.
Now these were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of the mind, examining the Scriptures daily to see whether these things were so.
But the Counselor, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things, and will remind you of all that I said to you.
You are of your father, the devil, and you want to do the desires of your father. He was a murderer from the beginning, and doesn't stand in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks on his own; for he is a liar, and its father.
The same came as a witness, that he might testify about the light, that all might believe through him.
For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men,
"Don't think that I came to destroy the law or the prophets. I didn't come to destroy, but to fulfill.
Finally, be strong in the Lord, and in the strength of his might.
Jesus said to him, "'You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.'
who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation.
I am the vine. You are the branches. He who remains in me, and I in him, the same bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing.
"Most certainly I tell you, he who hears my word, and believes him who sent me, has eternal life, and doesn't come into judgment, but has passed out of death into life.
"It will happen afterward, that I will pour out my Spirit on all flesh; and your sons and your daughters will prophesy. Your old men will dream dreams. Your young men will see visions.
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 be well pleasing to him, for he who comes to God must believe that he exists, and that he is a rewarder of those who seek him.
looking for the blessed hope and appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ;
So faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.
He has shown you, O man, what is good. What does Yahweh require of you, but to act justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God?
He made a whip of cords, and threw all out of the temple, both the sheep and the oxen; and he poured out the changers' money, and overthrew their tables.
Now the serpent was more subtle than any animal of the field which Yahweh God had made. He said to the woman, "Has God really said, 'You shall not eat of any tree of the garden?'"
Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it.
Count it all joy, my brothers, when you fall into various temptations,
They were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak with other languages, as the Spirit gave them the ability to speak.
He who believes and is baptized will be saved; but he who disbelieves will be condemned.
As it is written, "There is no one righteous; no, not one.
Sanctify them in your truth. Your word is truth.
God said, "Let the earth put forth grass, herbs yielding seed, and fruit trees bearing fruit after their kind, with its seed in it, on the earth;" and it was so.
They said, "Believe in the Lord Jesus Christ, and you will be saved, you and your household."
But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach; and it will be given to him.
Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will still live, even if he dies.
Then those who gladly received his word were baptized. There were added that day about three thousand souls.
When he had said these things, as they were looking, he was taken up, and a cloud received him out of their sight.
"'You shall not lie with a man, as with a woman. That is detestable.
On the first day of the week, when the disciples were gathered together to break bread, Paul talked with them, intending to depart on the next day, and continued his speech until midnight.
But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts; and always be ready to give an answer to everyone who asks you a reason concerning the hope that is in you, with humility and fear:
This is eternal life, that they should know you, the only true God, and him whom you sent, Jesus Christ.
Or don't you know that the unrighteous will not inherit the Kingdom of God? Don't be deceived. Neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor male prostitutes, nor homosexuals,
A woman of Samaria came to draw water. Jesus said to her, "Give me a drink."
Jesus said to them, "Most certainly, I tell you, before Abraham came into existence, I AM."
For the invisible things of him since the creation of the world are clearly seen, being perceived through the things that are made, even his everlasting power and divinity; that they may be without excuse.
Yahweh God formed man from the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.
But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God's own possession, that you may proclaim the excellence of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light:
God, having in the past spoken to the fathers through the prophets at many times and in various ways,
The Spirit of the Lord Yahweh is on me; because Yahweh has anointed me to preach good news to the humble. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and release to those who are bound;
"Now there was a certain rich man, and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, living in luxury every day.
Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, then I will come in to him, and will dine with him, and he with me.
Now Yahweh said to Abram, "Get out of your country, and from your relatives, and from your father's house, to the land that I will show you.
Not everyone who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter into the Kingdom of Heaven; but he who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.
The wind blows where it wants to, and you hear its sound, but don't know where it comes from and where it is going. So is everyone who is born of the Spirit."
But those who wait for Yahweh will renew their strength. They will mount up with wings like eagles. They will run, and not be weary. They will walk, and not faint.
The sick man answered him, "Sir, I have no one to put me into the pool when the water is stirred up, but while I'm coming, another steps down before me."
Jesus therefore said to those Jews who had believed him, "If you remain in my word, then you are truly my disciples.
He who believes in him is not judged. He who doesn't believe has been judged already, because he has not believed in the name of the one and only Son of God.
Be free from the love of money, content with such things as you have, for he has said, "I will in no way leave you, neither will I in any way forsake you."
Again, therefore, Jesus spoke to them, saying, "I am the light of the world. He who follows me will not walk in the darkness, but will have the light of life."
"Don't lay up treasures for yourselves on the earth, where moth and rust consume, and where thieves break through and steal;
I and the Father are one."
For our wrestling is not against flesh and blood, but against the principalities, against the powers, against the world's rulers of the darkness of this age, and against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places.
that you might know the certainty concerning the things in which you were instructed.
"I am the true vine, and my Father is the farmer.
Inasmuch as it is appointed for men to die once, and after this, judgment,
if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is gracious:
for the truth's sake, which remains in us, and it will be with us forever:
"Ask, and it will be given you. Seek, and you will find. Knock, and it will be opened for you.
God said, "Let there be light," and there was light.
Now in the sixth month, the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city of Galilee, named Nazareth,
The same came to him by night, and said to him, "Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher come from God, for 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, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ;
They, when they heard it, being convicted by their conscience, went out one by one, beginning from the oldest, even to the last. Jesus was left alone with the woman where she was, in the middle.
You are the light of the world. A city located on a hill can't be hidden.
Now the birth of Jesus Christ was like this; for after his mother, Mary, was engaged to Joseph, before they came together, she was found pregnant by the Holy Spirit.
God said to Moses, "I AM WHO I AM," and he said, "You shall tell the children of Israel this: 'I AM has sent me to you.'"
Beloved, don't believe every spirit, but test the spirits, whether they are of God, 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 in Christ Jesus.
Is any among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the assembly, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord,
Behold, a certain lawyer stood up and tested him, saying, "Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?"
But we don't want you to be ignorant, brothers, concerning those who have fallen asleep, so that you don't grieve like the rest, who have no hope.
Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom can be no variation, nor turning shadow.
For him who knew no sin he made to be sin on our behalf; so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.
I have told you these things, that in me you may have peace. In the world you have oppression; but cheer up! I have overcome the world."
God blessed them. God said to them, "Be fruitful, multiply, fill the earth, and subdue it. Have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the sky, and over every living thing that moves on the earth."
in whom you also, having heard the word of the truth, the Good News of your salvation -- in whom, having also believed, you were sealed with the Holy Spirit of promise,
Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the assembly, and gave himself up for it;
The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness hasn't overcome it.
The Lord is not slow concerning his promise, as some count slowness; but is patient with us, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.
He was not the light, but was sent that he might testify about the light.
The angel answered her, "The Holy Spirit will come on you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. Therefore also the holy one who is born from you will be called the Son of God.
Pure religion and undefiled before our God and Father is this: to visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained by the world.
One who believes in the Son has eternal life, but one who disobeys the Son won't see life, but the wrath of God remains on him."
Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as to the Lord.
"If your brother sins against you, go, show him his fault between you and him alone. If he listens to you, you have gained back your brother.
who also said, "You men of Galilee, why do you stand looking into the sky? This Jesus, who was received up from you into the sky will come back in the same way as you saw him going into the sky."
"Repent therefore, and turn again, that your sins may be blotted out, so that there may come times of refreshing from the presence of the Lord,
For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared before that we would walk in them.
What good is it, my brothers, if a man says he has faith, but has no works? Can faith save him?
For God didn't send his Son into the world to judge the world, but that the world should be saved through him.
Or don't you know that all we who were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death?
Pray like this: 'Our Father in heaven, may your name be kept holy.
and that older women likewise be reverent in behavior, not slanderers nor enslaved to much wine, teachers of that which is good;
Therefore a man will leave his father and his mother, and will join with his wife, and they will be one flesh.
Yahweh God said, "It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper suitable for him."
What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?
Don't be drunken with wine, in which is dissipation, but be filled with the Spirit,
I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth have passed away, and the sea is no more.
But he was pierced for our transgressions. He was crushed for our iniquities. The punishment that brought our peace was on him; and by his wounds we are healed.
But the hour comes, and now is, when the true worshippers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father seeks such to be his worshippers.
Now it happened in those days, that a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be enrolled.
For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, 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 that in them you have eternal life; and these are they which testify about me.
in whom we have our redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace,
Don't marvel at this, for the hour comes, in which all that are in the tombs will hear his voice,
But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ, his Son, cleanses us from all sin.
No one has seen God at any time. The one and only Son, who is in the bosom of the Father, he has declared him.
I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beg you to walk worthily of the calling with which you were called,
"Don't judge, so that you won't be judged.
But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, being small among the clans of Judah, out of you one will come forth to me that is to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth are from of old, from everlasting.
Your word is a lamp to my feet, and a light for my path.
For I delivered to you first of all that which I also received: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures,
Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.
They are of the world. Therefore they speak of the world, and the world hears them.
But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you won't fulfill the lust of the flesh.
But you are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if it is so that the Spirit of God dwells in you. But if any man doesn't have the Spirit of Christ, he is not his.
When therefore it was evening, on that day, the first day of the week, and when the doors were locked where the disciples were assembled, 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, from the day that the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation."
No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws him, and I will raise him up in the last day.
After these things, there was a feast of the Jews, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.
For by him all things were created, in the heavens and on the earth, things visible and things invisible, 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, even so must the Son of Man be lifted up,
"Enter in by the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and many are those who enter in by it.
The times of ignorance therefore God overlooked. But now he commands that all people everywhere should repent,
Nicodemus said to him, "How can a man be born when he is old? Can he enter a second time into his mother's womb, and be born?"
If then you were raised together with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated on the right hand of God.
For whom he foreknew, he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers.
But be doers of the word, and not only hearers, deluding your own selves.
Put on therefore, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, a heart of compassion, kindness, lowliness, humility, and perseverance;
not forsaking our own assembling together, as the custom of some is, but exhorting one another; and so much the more, as you see the Day approaching.
Because Christ also suffered for sins once, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring you to God; being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit;
Now in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplying, a complaint arose from the Hellenists against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily service.
Peace I leave with you. My peace I give to you; not as the world gives, give I to you. Don't let your heart be troubled, neither let it be fearful.
My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.
For everyone who asks receives. He who seeks finds. To him who knocks it will be opened.
who his own self bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we, having died to sins, might live to righteousness; by whose stripes you were healed.
Be subject therefore to God. But resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
Nevertheless I tell you the truth: It is to your advantage that I go away, for if I don't go away, the Counselor won't come to you. But if I go, I will send him to you.
I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.
The heart is deceitful above all things, and it is exceedingly corrupt: who can know it?
For we don't have a high priest who can't be touched with the feeling of our infirmities, but one who has been in all points tempted like we are, yet without sin.
Jesus also was invited, with his disciples, to the marriage.
"You are the salt of the earth, but if the salt has lost its flavor, with what will it be salted? It is then good for nothing, but to be cast out and trodden under the feet of men.
His Son is the radiance of his glory, the very image of his substance, and upholding all things by the word of his power, when he had by himself made purification for our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high;
Be sober and self-controlled. Be watchful. Your adversary, the devil, walks around like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour.
In the same way, the Spirit also helps our weaknesses, for we don't know how to pray as we ought. But the Spirit himself makes intercession for us with groanings which can't be uttered.
Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves is born of God, and knows God.
All those who the Father gives me will come to me. Him who comes to me I will in no way throw out.
Don't love the world, neither the things that are in the world. If anyone loves the world, the Father's love isn't in him.
For his disciples had gone away into the city to buy food.
"When the Counselor has come, whom I will send to you from the Father, the Spirit of truth, who proceeds from the Father, he will testify about me.
Behold, how great a love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called children of God! For this cause the world doesn't know us, because it didn't know him.
Now on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene went early, while it was still dark, to the tomb, and saw the stone taken away from the tomb.
Peter opened his mouth and said, "Truly I perceive that God doesn't show favoritism;
He said to all, "If anyone desires to come after me, let him deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me.
Philip answered him, "Two hundred denarii worth of bread is not sufficient for them, that everyone of them may receive a little."
It happened, when he went into the house of one of the rulers of the Pharisees on a Sabbath to eat bread, that they were watching him.
He came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up. He entered, as was his custom, into the synagogue on the Sabbath day, and stood up to read.
I left you in Crete for this reason, that you would set in order the things that were lacking, and appoint elders in every city, as I directed you;
Jesus therefore answered them, "Most certainly, I tell you, the Son can do nothing of himself, but what he sees the Father doing. For whatever things he does, these the Son also does likewise.
Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of King Herod, behold, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem, saying,
For you are all children of God, through faith in Christ Jesus.
Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly; in all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another with psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your heart to the Lord.
knowing this first, that no prophecy of Scripture is of private interpretation.
Not for these only do I pray, but for those also who believe in me through their word,
All the souls who came out of Jacob's body were seventy souls, and Joseph was in Egypt already.
If it seems evil to you to serve Yahweh, choose this day whom you will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve Yahweh."
My little children, I write these things to you so that you may not sin. If anyone sins, we have a Counselor with the Father, Jesus Christ, the righteous.
Now on the last and greatest day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried out, "If anyone is thirsty, let him come to me and drink!
Now the works of the flesh are obvious, which are: adultery, sexual immorality, uncleanness, lustfulness,
Jesus answered her, "If you knew the gift of God, and who it is who says to you, 'Give me a drink,' you would have asked him, and he would have given you living water."
Stand firm therefore in the liberty by which Christ has made us free, and don't be entangled again with a yoke of bondage.
How you have fallen from heaven, morning star, son of the dawn! How you are cut down to the ground, who laid the nations low!
The brothers immediately sent Paul and Silas away by night to Beroea. When they arrived, they went into the Jewish synagogue.
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 who testify:
For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are children of God.
Even so, let your light shine before men; that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.
The first book I wrote, Theophilus, concerned all that Jesus began both to do and to teach,
Afterward Jesus found him in the temple, and said to him, "Behold, you are made well. Sin no more, so that nothing worse happens to you."
Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever.
What then shall we say about these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?
being confident of this very thing, that he who began a good work in you will complete it until the day of Jesus Christ.
Now before the feast of the Passover, Jesus, knowing that his time had come that he would depart from this world to the Father, having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end.
For no prophecy ever came by the will of man: but holy men of God spoke, being moved by the Holy Spirit.
We were buried therefore with him through baptism to death, that just like Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, so we also might walk in newness of life.
All went to enroll themselves, everyone to his own city.
Did you suffer so many things in vain, if it is indeed in vain?
It happened as they went on their way, he entered into a certain village, and a certain woman named Martha received him into her house.
So then, my beloved, even as you have always obeyed, not only in my presence, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.
In him was life, and the life was the light of men.
When he has come, he will convict the world about sin, about righteousness, and about judgment;
and you pay special attention to him who wears the fine clothing, and say, "Sit here in a good place;" and you tell the poor man, "Stand there," or "Sit by my footstool;"
Jesus answered him, "If a man loves me, he will keep my word. My Father will love him, and we will come to him, and make our home with him.
If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.
"Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly are ravening wolves.
Love is patient and is kind; love doesn't envy. Love doesn't brag, is not proud,
"Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy.
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his great mercy became our father again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
It happened, that when he finished praying in a certain place, one of his disciples said to him, "Lord, teach us to pray, just as John also taught his disciples."
even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we would be holy and without blemish before him in love;
He also spoke a parable to them that they must always pray, and not give up,
In my Father's house are many homes. If it weren't so, I would have told you. I am going to prepare a place for you.
But when the fullness of the time came, God sent out his Son, born to a woman, born under the law,
Jesus answered them, "Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up."
Let us consider how to provoke one another to love and good works,
If there is therefore any exhortation in Christ, if any consolation of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any tender mercies and compassion,
Don't be unequally yoked with unbelievers, for what fellowship have righteousness and iniquity? Or what fellowship has light with darkness?
Solomon spoke to all Israel, to the captains of thousands and of hundreds, and to the judges, and to every prince in all Israel, the heads of the fathers' [houses].
Don't be deceived. God is not mocked, for whatever a man sows, that he will also reap.
Now great multitudes were going with him. He turned and said to them,
looking to Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising its shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.
Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.
So when they had eaten their breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of Jonah, do you love me more than these?" He said to him, "Yes, Lord; you know that I have affection for you." He said to him, "Feed my lambs."
Jesus said to them, "I am the bread of life. He who comes to me will not be hungry, and he who believes in me will never be thirsty.
Therefore, I tell you, don't be anxious for your life: what you will eat, or what you will drink; nor yet for your body, what you will wear. Isn't life more than food, and the body more than clothing?
Surely he has borne our sickness, and carried our suffering; yet we considered him plagued, struck by God, and afflicted.
He made from one blood every nation of men to dwell on all the surface of the earth, having determined appointed seasons, and the boundaries of their dwellings,
She shall bring forth a son. You shall call his name Jesus, for it is he who shall save his people from their sins."
Or don't you know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit which is in you, which you have from God? You are not your own,
He put all things in subjection under his feet, and gave him to be head over all things for the assembly,
The Jews therefore answered him, "What sign do you show us, seeing 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 saw, and our hands touched, concerning the Word of life
But Saul, still breathing threats and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest,
For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which will be revealed toward us.
But he who was healed didn't know who it was, for Jesus had withdrawn, a crowd being in the place.
For this reason, God gave them up to vile passions. For their women changed the natural function into that which is against nature.
Now to him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us,
who delivered us out of the power of darkness, and translated us into the Kingdom of the Son of his love;
teaching them to observe all things that I commanded you. Behold, I am with you always, even to the end of the age." Amen.
Mercy to you and peace and love be multiplied.
In the year that king Uzziah died, I saw the Lord sitting on a throne, high and lifted up; and his train filled the temple.
among whom you are also called to belong to Jesus Christ;
"Men of Israel, hear these words! Jesus of Nazareth, a man approved by God to you by mighty works and wonders and signs which God did by him in the midst of you, even as you yourselves know,
Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan, and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness
Kenan, Mahalalel, Jared,
Jesus therefore said to them again, "Peace be to you. As the Father has sent me, even so I send you."
"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.
Some of his disciples therefore said to one another, "What is this that he says to us, 'A little while, and you won't see me, and again a little while, and you will see me;' and, 'Because I go to the Father?'"
One of the Pharisees invited him to eat with him. He entered into the Pharisee's house, and sat at the table.
Beloved, now we are children of God, and it is not yet revealed what we will be. But we know that, when he is revealed, we will be like him; for we will see him just as he is.
I saw a great white throne, and him who sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled away. There was found no place for them.
and saying, "The time is fulfilled, and the Kingdom of God is at hand! Repent, and believe in the Good News."
He answered them, "He who made me well, the same said to me, 'Take up your mat, and walk.'"
subjecting yourselves one to another in the fear of Christ.
Since many have undertaken to set in order a narrative concerning those matters which have been fulfilled among us,
Now after these things, the Lord also appointed seventy others, and sent them two by two ahead of him into every city and place, where he was about to come.
Seeing the multitudes, he went up onto the mountain. When he had sat down, his disciples came to him.
"'If a man lies with a male, as with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.
But they had no child, because Elizabeth was barren, and they both were well advanced in years.
if my people, who are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.
But know this, that in the last days, grievous times will come.
"No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other; or else he will be devoted to one and despise the other. You can't serve both God and Mammon.
No temptation has taken you except what is common to man. God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted above what you are able, but will with the temptation also make the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.
For the Son of Man came to seek and to save that which was lost."
Jesus said, "Father, forgive them, for they don't know what they are doing." Dividing his garments among them, they cast lots.
But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they and some others came to the tomb, bringing the spices which they had prepared.
Having then a great high priest, who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold tightly to our confession.
"You shall have no other gods before me.
Judah became the father of Perez and Zerah by Tamar. Perez became the father of Hezron. Hezron became the father of Ram.
You didn't choose me, but I chose you, and appointed you, that you should go and bear fruit, and that your fruit should remain; that whatever you will ask of the Father in my name, he may give it to you.
But Peter said, "Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit, and to keep back part of the price of the land?
Now I declare to you, brothers, the Good News which I preached to you, which also you received, in which you also stand,
The heavens declare the glory of God. The expanse shows his handiwork.
"Be careful that you don't do your charitable giving before men, to be seen by them, or else you have no reward from your Father who is in heaven.
From infancy, you have known the holy Scriptures which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith, which is in Christ Jesus.
Now after John was taken into custody, Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the Good News of the Kingdom of God,
Now when they heard this, they were cut to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, "Brothers, what shall we do?"
Jesus said to her, "Go, call your husband, and come here."
But I tell you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who mistreat you and persecute you,
My God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.
I saw the heaven opened, and behold, a white horse, and he who sat on it is called Faithful and True. In righteousness he judges and makes war.
Most certainly I tell you, he who believes in me, the works that I do, he will do also; and he will do greater works than these, because I am going to my Father.
Therefore whatever you desire for men to do to you, you shall also do to them; for this is the law and the prophets.
Behold, the days come, says Yahweh, that I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel, and with the house of Judah:
Seventy weeks are decreed on your people and on your holy city, to finish disobedience, and to make an end of sins, 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, you have murdered the righteous one. He doesn't resist you.
For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there I am in the midst of them."
These signs will accompany those who believe: in my name they will cast out demons; they will speak with new languages;
But he answered, "It is written, 'Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds out of the mouth of God.'"
who, existing in the form of God, didn't consider equality with God a thing to be grasped,
Brothers, even if a man is caught in some fault, you who are spiritual must restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness; looking to yourself so that you also aren't tempted.
But he gives more grace. Therefore it says, "God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble."
"But I tell you who hear: love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,
Be careful that you don't let anyone rob you through his philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the elements of the world, and not after Christ.
The beginning of the Good News of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.
This Good News of the Kingdom will be preached in the whole world for a testimony to all the nations, and then the end will come.
'It will be in the last days, says God, that I will pour out my Spirit on all flesh. Your sons and your daughters will prophesy. Your young men will see visions. Your old men will dream dreams.
you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength.' This is the first commandment.
"Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son. They shall call his name Immanuel;" which is, being interpreted, "God with us."
For in him all the fullness of the Godhead dwells bodily,
There came a man, sent from God, whose name was John.
This is the judgment, that the light has come into the world, and men loved the darkness rather than the light; for their works were evil.
He came to his own, and those who were his own didn't receive him.
Follow after peace with all men, and the sanctification without which no man will see the Lord,
For the Lord himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with God's trumpet. The dead in Christ will rise first,
For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that through patience and through encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.
But the Spirit says expressly that in later times some will fall away from the faith, paying attention to seducing spirits and doctrines of demons,
He shall make a firm covenant with many for one week: and in the midst of the week he shall cause the sacrifice and the offering to cease; and on the wing of abominations [shall come] one who makes desolate; and even to the full end, and that determined, shall [wrath] be poured out on the desolate.
You adulterers and adulteresses, don't you know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Whoever therefore wants to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God.
But now apart from the law, a righteousness of God has been revealed, being testified by the law and the prophets;
By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another."
"Give, and it will be given to you: good measure, pressed down, shaken together, and running over, will be given to you. For with the same measure you measure it will be measured back to you."
"This is my commandment, that you love one another, even as I have loved you.
If I speak with the languages of men and of angels, but don't have love, I have become sounding brass, or a clanging cymbal.
The whole multitude of the people were praying outside at the hour of incense.
He who doesn't love doesn't know God, for God is love.
So then you are no longer strangers and foreigners, but you are fellow citizens with the saints, and of the household of God,
Being assembled together with them, he commanded them, "Don't depart from Jerusalem, but wait for the promise of the Father, which you heard from me.
Rejoice in the Lord always! Again I will say, Rejoice!
For everything there is a season, and a time for every purpose under heaven:
For the word of the cross is foolishness to those who are dying, but to us who are saved it is the power of God.
I give eternal life to them. They will never perish, and no one will snatch them out of my hand.
I marvel that you are so quickly deserting him who called you in the grace of Christ to a different "good news";
But he said to him, "Man, who made me a judge or an arbitrator over you?"