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For God so loved the world, that He gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth on Him might not perish, but have everlasting life:
for all have sinned and come short of the glory of God;
and is profitable for doctrine, for conviction, for correction, for instruction in righteousness;
I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, and well-pleasing to God, as your rational service.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering,
For by grace ye are saved, through faith: and this not of yourselves; it is the gift of God: not by works, that no one may boast:
And we know that all things co-operate for good to them that love God, to them that are called according to his purpose;
Go ye therefore and instruct all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son,
And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may experience what is the good, and acceptable, and perfect will of God.
Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, and the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father but by me.
But ye shall receive power from the holy Spirit coming upon you: and ye shall be my witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea, and Samaria, and to the uttermost part of the earth.
And Peter said unto them, Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ, for the remission of your sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the holy Spirit:
For the wages of sin is death: but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
But as many as received Him, to them granted He the privilege to become the children of God, even to them that believe on his name;
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
not for works of righteousness which we had done, but according to his own mercy He saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the holy Spirit;
and believe in thine heart, that God hath raised Him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.
And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, being full of grace and truth: and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only-begotten of the Father.
But God recommendeth his love towards us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
And therefore He gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers; to qualify holy men for the work of the ministry,
And they continued stedfast in the apostles doctrine, and fellowship, and in the breaking of bread, and in prayers.
Come unto me therefore all ye who are labouring and oppressed, and I will give you ease.
If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness:
Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily verily I tell thee, Unless a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.
The thief cometh only to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they may have life, and may have it in perfection.
Wherefore as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin, so death passed upon all men, for to that all have sinned:
And He said unto them, Go to all the world and preach the gospel to every one:
And there is salvation in no other; for there is no other name under heaven given among men, by which we can be saved.
And therefore if any one be in Christ, he is created anew: old things are passed away, behold all things are become new.
Let not your heart be troubled: believe in God, believe also in me.
The true light was that which enlightneth every man that cometh into the world.
And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me both in heaven and on earth.
Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ:
I can do all things through Christ strengthening me.
Be anxious in nothing: but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known before God.
There is therefore now no condemnation to them that are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh but after the spirit.
And on the third day after, there was a marriage at Cana of Galilee: and the mother of Jesus was there.
And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all met together with one accord.
I am crucified with Christ; yet I live, though no longer I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me, and gave up himself for me.
For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ; for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth, both Jew and Greek:
A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; ---as I have loved you, that ye also love one another: for by this shall all men know that ye are my disciples,
Now there was a man of the pharisees, whose name was Nicodemus, a ruler among the Jews:
Endeavour to present thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these shall be superadded unto you.
and He will give you another comforter to abide with you for ever:
Having therefore so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us lay aside every incumbrance, and the sin that easily besets us, and run with patience the race that is set before us,
God is a spirit, and they that worship Him, must worship in spirit and truth.
Let the same mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus:
Take heed therefore to yourselves, and to all the flock, in which the holy Spirit hath appointed you bishops, to feed the church of God, which He purchased with his own blood.
For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.
If ye love me, keep my commandments. And I will ask the Father,
For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who withhold the truth in unrighteousness;
"The spirit of the Lord is upon me to the end, for which He hath anointed me: He hath sent me to publish good tidings to the poor, to heal the broken-hearted, to proclaim deliverance to the captives, and recovery of sight to the blind, to release them that are bruised,
Jesus answered, I tell thee of a truth, Unless a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.
Therefore when the Lord knew, the pharisees had heard that Jesus made and baptized more disciples than John,
Now faith is the confident expectation of things hoped for, and a conviction of things not seen:
And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.
For the word of God is lively and efficacious, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the dividing of soul and spirit, and of the very joints and marrow, and judging the thoughts and intentions of the heart.
Confess your faults one to another, and pray for one another, that ye may be healed: the fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.
The next day John seeth Jesus coming towards him, and saith, Behold the Lamb of God that taketh away the sin of the world.
And you hath he made alive who were dead in trespasses and sins,
But when the Spirit of truth is come, He will guide you into all truth: for He will not speak of Himself; but whatsoever He shall hear, that will He speak, and will shew you things to come.
Let every soul be subject to the powers that are over them: for there is no such power but from God: the powers that are over men, are appointed by God.
And I also say unto thee, as thou art called Peter, so upon this rock, which thou hast confessed, will I build my church, and the gates of death shall not prevail against it.
So when the Son of man shall come in his glory, and all the holy angels with Him, then shall He sit upon his glorious throne:
By Him were all things made, and without Him was not any one thing made that was made.
These were more ingenuous than those at Thessalonica; for they received the word with all readiness of mind, searching the scriptures daily, whether these things were so.
But the comforter, that is the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all that I have said unto you.
Ye are of your father the devil, and are bent upon doing the lusts of your father: he was a murderer from the beginning, and continued not in the truth: for there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh like himself, for he is a liar, and the father of such.
this man came for witness, that he might testify concerning the light, that through him all might believe.
For the grace of God, that bringeth salvation, hath appeared to all men;
Think not that I am come to abrogate the law, or the prophets: I am not come to abolish, but to compleat them:
Moreover, my brethren, strengthen yourselves in the Lord, and in his mighty power.
And Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind: this is the first and great command.
Who is the image of the invisible God, the first-born of the whole creation:
I am the vine, ye are the branches; he that abideth in me, and I in him, beareth much fruit: but without me ye can do nothing.
Verily, verily I say unto you, he, that heareth my word, and believeth in Him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come under condemnation; but is passed from death to life.
Finally my brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are venerable, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are friendly, whatever things are reputable, if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think of these things:
whereas without faith it is impossible to please Him; for he that cometh to God must believe, that He is, and is the rewarder of them that diligently seek Him.
looking for the blessed hope, and glorious appearance of the great God, and our Saviour, Jesus Christ:
So that faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.
and having made a whip of small cords He drove them all, out of the temple; with the sheep and the oxen: and He poured out the changers money, and threw down the tables.
Account it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various trials:
and they were all filled with the holy Spirit, and began to speak in other languages, as the Spirit gave them utterance.
he that believeth and is baptized, shall be saved; but he that believeth not, shall be condemned.
"There is none righteous, no not one;
Sanctify them by thy truth: thy word is truth.
And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thine house.
And if any of you lack wisdom, let him ask it of God, who giveth to all men liberally and upbraideth not, and it shall be given him.
Jesus then told her, I am the resurrection and the life: he that believeth on me, though he were dead, shall live again.
They therefore that received his word with readiness were baptized: and in that same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls.
And having said these things, as they were looking upon Him, He was lifted up, and a cloud received Him out of their sight.
And upon the first day of the week, when the disciples were assembled together to break bread, Paul being about to depart on the morrow, preached unto them, and continued his discourse till midnight.
and be always ready to answer every one that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you, with meekness and reverence:
and this is life eternal, to know Thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom thou hast sent.
What! know ye 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,
when a woman of Samaria coming to draw water, Jesus saith unto her, Give me to drink.
Jesus said unto them, Before Abraham was, I am.
Inasmuch as from the first creation of the world, the invisible things of Him, even his eternal power and Godhead, are, if attended to, clearly seen in his works:
But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should declare the glories of Him, who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light:
God, who at sundry times, and various ways, spake of old unto the fathers by the prophets, hath in these last days spoken to us by his Son,
Now there was a certain rich man, who was clothed in purple and fine linen, living voluptuously and splendidly every day.
Behold, I stand at the door and knock: if any one hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.
Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doth the will of my Father, who is in heaven:
As the wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou hearest the sound of it, but knowest not whence it cometh, or whither it goeth; so is every one that is born of the Spirit.
The infirm man answered Him, Sir, I have no man, when the water is moved, to put me into the pool; but while I am coming, another goes down before me.
Therefore said Jesus to the Jews that believed on Him, If ye continue in my word, ye are indeed my disciples.
He that believeth on Him is not condemned: but he that believeth not, is already condemned; because he hath not believed on the name of the only-begotten Son of God.
Let your conversation be free from covetousness, and be contented with what ye have: for He hath said, I will not leave thee; I will never, never forsake thee.
Then spake Jesus again to them, saying, I am the light of the world; he, that followeth me, shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.
Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust corrupts, and where thieves break through and steal:
I and the Father are one. Then the Jews again took up stones to stone Him.
For our conflict is not with flesh and blood only, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the world and of the darkness of this age, against wicked spirits in heavenly places.
most excellent Theophilus, that thou mayst know the certainty of the things wherein thou hast been instructed.
I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman:
And as it is appointed to men once to die, and after this the judgement;
for ye have tasted that the Lord is gracious;
for the sake of the truth which dwelleth in us, and will be with us for ever:
Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you:
But in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a city of Galilee called Nazareth,
who came to Jesus by night, and said unto Him, Rabbi, we know that thou art a teacher come from God: for none can do these miracles which thou dost, unless God be with him.
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly things by Christ;
But when they heard his answer, being convicted by their own conscience, they went out one by one, beginning at the elder, even to the last. And Jesus was left alone, and the woman standing in the midst of the people.
Ye are the light of the world: a city, that is situated on a hill, cannot be hid.
Now the birth of Jesus Christ was in wise: when Mary his mother was promised in marriage to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child by the Holy Ghost:
Beloved, believe not every Spirit, but try the spirits, whether they be of God: for many false prophets are gone out into the world.
and there is neither Jew nor Greek, those is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female; for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.
Is any sick among you? let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord:
And behold, a lawyer stood up to try Him, and said, Master, what must I do to inherit eternal life?
But I would not have you ignorant, my brethren, concerning those that are fallen asleep, that ye may not be grieved like others who have no hope:
and every perfect gift, but no evil one, is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation, nor shadow of turning:
For He hath made Him, who knew no sin, to be a sin-offering for us, that in Him we might be made righteous before God.
These things have I spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have trouble: but be of good courage, I have overcome the world.
In whom ye also trusted, when ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also when ye believed, ye were sealed with the holy Spirit of promise,
Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave up Himself for it:
And the light shineth in darkness, and the darkness attained it not.
The Lord is not slow as to his promise (as some count it slowness) but is long-suffering towards us, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.
He was not that light, but was sent to bear witness of the light.
And the angel answered and said unto her, The holy Spirit shall come upon thee, and the power of the Most High shall overshadow thee, and therefore thine holy offspring shall be called the Son of God: and lo,
Pure and uncorrupt religion before God and our Father is this, to take care of orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.
wherefore he that believeth on the Son, hath eternal life; and he that obeyeth not the Son, shall not see life, but the wrath of God abideth on him.
Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as to the Lord:
And if thy brother trespass against thee, go and expostulate with him alone; if he hearken to thee, thou hast gained thy brother:
who said, Ye men of Galilee, why do ye stand gazing up to heaven? This Jesus who is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in the manner ye have seen Him going into heaven.
Repent therefore and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out: that seasons of refreshing may come upon you from the presence of the Lord;
created in Christ Jesus unto good works, for which God before prepared us, that we might walk in them.
What is the advantage, my brethren, if any one say that he has faith, and he hath not works, can faith alone save him?
for God sent not his son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world might be saved by Him.
Know ye not, that as many of us as were baptized into Jesus Christ, were baptized into his death?
After this manner therefore pray ye,
the aged women likewise in behaviour as becometh saints, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of that which is good;
What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?
And be not drunk with wine, in which there is riotous excess; but be filled with the Spirit:
And I saw a new heaven and a new earth; for the former heaven and the former earth passed away, and there was no more sea.
But the time is coming, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and truth: for the Father requireth such worshippers of Him.
Now in those days an edict was published by Augustus Cesar, that all the world should be enrolled or taxed,
For there is one God, and one Mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus:
Then was Jesus led by the spirit into the wilderness, to be tempted by the devil:
Ye search the scriptures; for ye think that in them ye have eternal life:
in whom we have redemption through his blood, even the remission of sins, according to the riches of his grace;
Wonder not at this; for the time is coming, in which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice,
but if we walk in the light, as He is in the light, we have communion with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.
and though no one hath ever seen God, or can see Him: yet the only-begotten Son, who is in the bosom of the Father, hath made Him known.
I therefore, a prisoner for the sake of the Lord, exhort you to walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called, with all humility and meekness;
Judge not, that ye be not judged:
For in the first place I delivered to you, that which I also received, to wit, that Christ died for our sins, according to the scriptures:
Greater love hath no one than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends:
They are of the world; therefore they speak as men of the world, and the world heareth them.
I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye will not fulfil the desire of the flesh:
But ye are not in the flesh, but in the spirit, if the Spirit of God dwelleth in you: but if any one hath not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his.
Now the same day at evening, being the first day of the week, and the doors where the disciples were being shut, for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in the midst, and saith unto them, Peace be to you.
walking after their own lusts, and saying, Where is the declaration of his coming? for except that the fathers are fallen asleep, all things remain as they were from the beginning of the creation.
No one can come to me, unless the Father, who hath sent me, 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, that are in heaven, and that are on the earth, the visible and the invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers; all were created by Him, and for Him.
And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of man be lifted up:
Enter ye in at the strait gate; for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be who go in thereat:
Wherefore though God overlooked the times of this ignorance, He now requireth all men every where to repent.
Nicodemus saith unto 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 ye then be risen with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ sitteth at the right hand of God.
for those whom he foreknew, He also predetermined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that He might be as the first-born among many brethren: and whom He before ordained, these He also called;
But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.
And He said, a certain man had two sons: and the younger of them said to his father,
Put on therefore, as the elect of God holy and beloved, bowels of mercy, benignity, humbleness of mind, meekness, long-suffering;
not forsaking our assemblies, as the custom of some is, but exhorting one another; and so much the more as ye see the day approaching.
As Christ also once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust (that He might introduce us to God) being indeed put to death in the flesh, but raised to life by the Spirit:
Now in those days, as the number of disciples increased, there rose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily distribution.
Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you; not as the world giveth, do I give unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.
and I know them, and they follow me.
for every one, that asketh, receiveth; and he, that seeketh, findeth; and to him, that knocketh, it shall be opened.
Who Himself bare our sins in his own body on the cross, that we being dead to sins, might live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye are healed.
Submit yourselves therefore to God: resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
Nevertheless I tell you the truth, it is expedient for you that I should go away; for if I go not away, the comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send Him unto you.
I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd layeth down his life for the sheep.
for we have not an high-priest who cannot sympathize with our infirmities, but was in all respects tempted in like manner with us, yet without sin.
And Jesus and his disciples were invited to the wedding.
Ye are the salt of the earth, but if the salt be grown insipid, wherewith shall it be seasoned? it is no longer fit for any thing, but to be thrown out of doors, and trodden under foot.
Who being the refulgence of his glory and the imprest image of his person, and sustaining all things by his powerful word, having by Himself performed the purging away of our sins, sat down at the right hand of the majesty on high.
Be sober, be vigilant; for your adversary the devil, like a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:
And the Spirit likewise helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for, as we ought: but the Spirit itself intercedes for us with unutterable groans.
Beloved, let us love one another: for love is from God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.
All that the Father giveth me, will come unto me; and him that cometh to me I will not cast out.
Love not the world, nor the things that are in the world; for if any one love the world to excess, the love of the Father is not in him.
(For his disciples were gone away to the city to buy food.)
But when the comforter is come, whom I will send to you from the Father, (even the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father,) He shall testify of me.
Behold then what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the children of God: though for this reason the world knoweth us not, because it knew not Him.
Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene cometh early in the morning, while it was yet dark, to the sepulchre, and seeth the stone taken away from the sepulchre.
Then Peter opened his mouth and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons:
And He said unto them all, if any one is willing to come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me:
Philip answered Him, Two hundred penny-worth of bread is not sufficient for them, that every one may take a little.
And as He went into the house of one of the chief of the pharisees to eat on the sabbath-day, and they were watching Him,
And He came to Nazareth, where He had been brought up: and according to his custom He went into the synagogue on the sabbath-day, and stood up to read.
For this cause I left thee in Crete, that thou mightest set in order what remained, and ordain elders in every city as I directed thee:
Jesus therefore answered and said unto them, Verily, verily I say unto you, the Son can do nothing of Himself, but what He seeth the Father do: for whatsoever He doth, these also the Son doth in like manner.
Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, in the days of king Herod, behold, there came certain wise men from the east to Jerusalem,
For ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus.
Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another by psalms, and hymns, and spiritual songs, with gratitude singing in your hearts to the Lord.
knowing this first, that no prophecy of scripture is of private interpretation;
Nor do I pray for these only, but for them also that shall believe on me through their word.
My little children, I write these things unto you, that ye may not sin. And if any man sin, 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 out, saying, If any one thirst, let him come unto me and drink.
Now the works of the flesh are manifest, such as, adultery, fornication, uncleanness,
Jesus answered and said unto her, If thou knewest the gift of God, and who it is that saith unto thee, Give me to drink; thou wouldst have asked of Him, and He would have given thee living water.
Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again in the yoke of bondage.
And the brethren immediately sent away Paul and Silas by night to Berea: who, when they were come thither, went into the synagogue of the Jews.
For I am persuaded that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things future,
Yea there are three that bear witness, the Spirit, and the water, and the blood:
For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are the sons of God.
So let your light shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your father, who is in heaven.
The former treatise, O Theophilus, I made concerning all that Jesus undertook both to do and to teach;
Afterwards Jesus findeth him in the temple, and said to him, Behold, thou art healed; sin no more, least something worse befal thee.
grace be to you, and peace from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ.
Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, to day, and for ever:
What shall we say then to these things? if God be for us, who can be against us?
being confident of this, that He who hath begun a good work in you will continue to perfect it till the day of Jesus Christ.
Now before the feast of the passover, (Jesus knowing that his hour was come, when He should pass out of this world unto the Father, as He had loved his own, who were yet in the world, He loved them unto the end:)
for prophecy was not delivered of old at the will of man, but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the holy Spirit.
Therefore we are buried with Him by baptism into death: that as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, so we also should walk in newness of life:
every one to his own city:
have ye suffered so many things in vain? if indeed in vain.
And as they were journeying, He entered into a certain village; and a woman named Martha received Him into her house.
Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed the gospel, not only in my presence, but now much more in my absence; be still working out your own salvation though with fear and trembling:
In Him was life, and the life was the light of men.
And when He comes, He will convince the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgement:
and ye turn your eyes toward him that weareth the fine clothes, and say to him, Sit thou here in an honorable place; and say to the poor man, Stand thou there, or sit here under my footstool:
Jesus answered and said unto him, If any one love me, he will observe my word: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and will make our abode with him.
If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.
And beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheeps clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves.
Charity beareth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity is not insolent, is not puffed up,
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his abundant mercy hath regenerated us to a lively hope, by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
And as He was praying in a certain retired place, as soon as He had done, one of his disciples said to Him, Lord, teach us to pray as John also taught his disciples.
according as he hath chosen us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and unblameable before Him in love:
And He spake also a parable to them, to shew that men ought always to pray, and not to faint:
In my Father's house there are many mansions; if not, I would have told you. I am going to prepare a place for you.
but when the fulness of the time came, God sent forth his Son born of a woman made under the law,
Jesus answered and said unto them, Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up again: then said the Jews,
(for He is faithful who hath promised) and let us observe each other to the incitement of love and good works:
If therefore there be any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any participation of the Spirit,
Be not unsuitably connected with infidels: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? or what communion hath light with darkness?
Be not deceived, God is not to be mocked: for whatever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.
Now there were great multitudes going along with Him:
looking unto Jesus the leader and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.
Blessed are the merciful; for they shall obtain mercy.
Now when they had dined, Jesus saith to Simon Peter, Simon son of Jonas, dost thou love me more than these? He saith unto Him, Yes, Lord, Thou knowest that I love Thee. He saith unto him, Feed my lambs.
Then Jesus said unto them, I am the bread of life: he that cometh to me shall never hunger, and he that believeth on me shall never thirst.
therefore I say unto you, be not anxious for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not life more than food, and the body than raiment?
and hath made of one blood every nation of men to dwell upon all the face of the earth, having determined the seasons before-appointed them, and the bounds of their habitation;
And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name Jesus, for he shall save his people from their sins.
What! know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost, which is in you, which ye have from God?
and hath put all things under his feet, and given Him to be head over all things to the church;
The Jews therefore answered and said unto Him, What sign dost thou shew us, seeing thou dost these things?
That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have contemplated, and our very hands have felt concerning the Word of life,
But Saul still breathing out threatnings and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, came to the high priest, and desired of him letters to the synagogues at Damascus,
And I account the sufferings of this present time not worthy to be set against the glory that shall be revealed to us.
but he, that was healed, did not know who it was: for Jesus had withdrawn himself, there being many people in the place.
Therefore God gave them up to infamous passions: for even their women changed the natural use into that which is unnatural,
Now to Him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we can ask or think, according to the power operating in us,
who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath transferred us into the kingdom of his beloved Son:
and of the holy Ghost, and teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the world. Amen.
mercy, and peace, and love be multiplied unto you.
among whom are ye also the called of Jesus Christ;
Ye men of Israel, hear these words; Jesus of Nazareth, a man approved of God among you, by miracles, and prodigies, and signs, which God wrought by Him in the midst of you,
Now Jesus being full of the holy Spirit, returned from Jordan, and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness, being forty days tempted by the devil;
Then said Jesus unto them again, Peace be to you. As my Father sent me, even so send I you.
Blessed are the poor in spirit; for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Some of his disciples therefore said one to another, What is the meaning of this that He saith to us, A little while and ye shall not see me, and again a little while and ye shall see me, and---because I am going to the Father?
And one of the pharisees asked Him to eat with him: and He went into the pharisee's house, and sat down.
Beloved, we are now the children of God, but it doth not yet appear what we shall be: we know however, that, when He shall appear, we shall be like Him; for we shall see Him as He is.
And I saw a great white throne, and Him that sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled, and no place was found for them.
and saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent, and believe the gospel.
He answered them, He, that made me well, said unto me, Take up thy bed and walk.
submitting yourselves to each other in the fear of God.
And as He must pass through the country of Samaria, He came to a Samaritan city called Sichar,
Whereas many have undertaken to compose a narrative of the things, which have been fully certified among us;
After these things the Lord appointed also seventy others, and sent them two and two before Him, into every city and place, whither He himself was about to come.
And seeing the multitudes He went up to a mountain, and when He was set down, His disciples came to Him,
And they had no child, for Elisabeth was barren; and they were both far advanced in years.
But this know, that in the last days there will be difficult times;
No one can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or at lest he will be attached to the one, and neglect the other: ye cannot serve God and mammon:
No temptation has yet taken you but what is common to man: and God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above what ye are able to sustain; but will with the temptation also make a way of escape, that ye may be able to bear it.
For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.
And Jesus said, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do. And they parted his garments, and cast lots for them.
And on the first day of the week, very early in the morning, they came to the sepulchre, bringing the spices which they had prepared; (and some others with them:) and found the stone rolled away from the sepulchre:
Having therefore a great high-priest, that is passed into the heavens, even Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our profession:
and Judah had Phares and Zara by Thamar; and Phares begat Esrom,
Ye did not first choose me, but I chose you, and have appointed you to go forth, and bear fruit, and that your fruit should be lasting: that whatsoever ye ask the Father in my name, He may give it you.
But Peter said, Ananias, why hath Satan so filled thine heart, that thou shouldst lie to the holy Ghost, and keep back part of the price of the land?
Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached to you at first, which ye received, and wherein ye stand.
Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be observed by them: otherwise ye will have no reward from your Father, who is in heaven.
and that from a child thou hast known the holy scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation, through faith in Christ Jesus: for all scripture is by inspiration from God,
Now after John was cast into prison, Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the gospel of the kingdom of God,
Now when they heard this, they were pricked to the heart, and said unto Peter, and to the rest of the apostles, Brethren, what shall we do?
Jesus saith unto her, Go call thine husband, and come hither.
but I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them that abuse you and persecute you;
And my God will supply all your wants, according to his riches, in glory, by Christ Jesus.
And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse, and He that sat upon it is called faithful and true, and in righteousness doth He judge and make war.
Verily, verily I say unto you, he that believeth on me, the works that I perform he also shall perform, and greater than these shall he do: because I am going to the Father.
All things therefore whatsoever ye would have men do to you, do ye also in like manner unto them: for this is the doctrine of the law and the prophets.
Ye have condemned, ye have murdered the just one, who resisted you not.
for where two or three are assembled together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.
And these signs shall accompany them that believe; in my name shall they cast out demons, they shall speak with new tongues;
but He answered and said, It is written, "Man shall not live upon bread only, but on whatever proceedeth from the mouth of God."
who being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be as God.
Brethren, if a man be overtaken in any fault, do ye, who are spiritual, restore such a one in the spirit of meekness; considering thyself, least thou also shouldst be tempted.
No, He giveth more grace: wherefore it is said, God resisteth the proud, but sheweth favor to the humble.
But I say unto you my hearers, Love your enemies, do good to them that hate you,
Take heed least any one make a prey of you by philosophy and vain deceit, according to the tradition of men, after the elements of the world, and not after Christ:
The beginning of the gospel of JESUS CHRIST the Son of GOD.
and this gospel of the kingdom of heaven shall be preached in all the world, for a testimony to all the nations; and then shall the end come.
"And it shall come to pass in the last days (saith God) that I will pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh, and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy; and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams:
and thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength:" this is the first or chief commandment,
"Behold a virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel," which is God with us.)
for all the fulness of the deity dwelleth personally in Him.
There was a man sent from God, whose name was John:
And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.
yea, He came to his own peculiar right, and even his own people received Him not.
Follow peace with all men; and holiness, without which none shall see the Lord:
For the Lord himself will descend from heaven with acclamation, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trumpet of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first;
For whatever things were written heretofore, were written for our instruction; that we through patience and the consolation of the scriptures might have hope.
Now the Spirit expressly saith, that in latter times some shall apostatize from the faith, attending to seducing spirits,
Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity to God? whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world becomes an enemy of God.
But now, without the law, righteousness before God is manifested, being attested by the law and the prophets;
if ye have mutual love to each other.
give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed and shaken down and running over, shall they give into your bosom: for by the same measure, which ye measure with, shall it be measured back again to you.
This is my commandment, that ye love one another, as I have loved you.
For if I speak with the tongues of men and angels, and have not charity, I am but as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal.
and all the people were praying without at the time of offering incense.
He, that loveth not, knoweth not God: for God is love.
Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellow-citizens with the saints, and of the houshold of God;
And meeting them together He commanded them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to wait for the promise of the Father, which, said He, ye have heard from me;
Rejoice in the Lord always, and again I say, Rejoice.
For the doctrine of the cross is to them, that perish, foolishness: but to us, who are saved, it is the power of God.
And I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; nor shall any one force them out of my hand.
I wonder that ye are so soon removed from him who called you by the grace of Christ to another gospel: which is not another;
Man, who set me over you as a judge or divider?
how God anointed Him with the holy Spirit and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed by the devil: for God was with Him.
Then will He say also to those on the left hand, Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels:
Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:
And He is the propitiation for our sins; and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world.
And it came to pass, while he was in the order of his course performing the priest's office before God,
Now there were in the church that was at Antioch certain prophets and teachers, as Barnabas, and Simeon called Niger, and Lucius the Cyrenean, and Manaen who had been educated with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul;
And He took bread, and gave thanks and brake it, and gave it to them, saying, This is my body which is given for you; do this in remembrance of me:
And He is the head of the body, which is the church: who is the beginning, the first-born from the dead, that in all things He might have the pre-eminence.
as his divine power hath given us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of Him who hath called us by that glory and virtue,
Let no one that is tempted say, I am tempted of God: for God cannot be tempted by evils, and He tempteth no one.
And an angel of the Lord spake to Philip, saying, Arise and go southward to the way that leads down from Jerusalem to Gaza, which is desert.
to Timothy my beloved son, grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father, and from Christ Jesus our Lord.
Happy is the man who sustaineth temptation; for being approved he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love Him.
But Peter, and the other apostles, answered, and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.
So that there descended even from one, and him in a manner dead, a posterity like the stars of heaven for multitude, and as the sand on the sea shore, innumerable.
For as the body is one, and hath many members; but all the parts of this one body, though many, are but one body:
For God hath not given us a spirit of fearfulness, but of vigor, and of love, and of prudence.
And He spake also this parable to some that trusted in themselves as being righteous, and despised others.
And the wine falling short, the mother of Jesus saith unto Him, They have no wine.
For when we were yet without strength, Christ died in due season for the ungodly.
For as a man, who was going to travel abroad, called his servants, and delivered to them his stock: and to one he gave five talents,
But the fearful, and faithless, and abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars shall have their part in the lake that burneth with fire and brimstone; which is the second death.
That they all may be one, as Thou, O 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 Esrom begat Aram, and Aram begat Aminadab, and Aminadab begat Naasson, and Naasson begat Salmon,
And when the people were pressing on Him to hear the word of God, as He stood by the lake of Gennesareth, seeing two vessels at the edge of the lake,
Thou believest that there is one God; thou dost well: the devils also believe and tremble.
But there were indeed false prophets among the people of old, as there will be also among you false teachers, who will privately introduce pernicious heresies, denying even the Lord that bought them, and bringing upon themselves swift destruction,
Is any among you afflicted? let him pray: is any chearful? let him sing psalms.
The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham.
And the heart and soul of the multitude that believed was one: no one called any of his possessions his own property, but they had all things common.
The woman saith unto Him, Sir, I perceive that thou art a prophet.
I tell you, No: but, unless ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.
For an angel descended at a certain season into the pool, and moved the water; the first therefore that went in after the disturbing of the water, was cured of whatever malady he laboured under.
wherefore also He is able to save to the uttermost, those that come unto God by Him, seeing He ever liveth to make intercession for them.
And when Zacharias saw him, he was startled and struck with fear:
Being therefore come together they asked Him, saying, Lord, wilt thou at this time restore the kingdom to Israel?
For the Son of man came not to be ministred unto, but to minister and to give his life a ransom for many.
Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly, that God hath made this very Jesus, whom ye crucified, both Lord and Christ.
so he turned and said to them, If any man come to me, and does not comparatively hate his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea and his own life too, he cannot be my disciple.
Jesus saith unto him, Have I been so long with you, and dost thou not know me? Philip, he that hath seen me, hath seen the Father: and how then dost thou say, Shew us the Father?
And the scribes and pharisees watched Him to see if He would work a cure on the sabbath: that they might find an accusation against Him.
If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask what ye will, and it shall be granted you.
That, which is born of the flesh, is flesh; and that, which is born of the Spirit, is spirit.
And when He was teaching in one of the synagogues on the sabbath-day,
And Jesus answered him, The first of all the commandments is, "Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God is the one Lord,
Let not that man think that he shall receive any thing from the Lord.
For by the grace conferred on me I charge every one among you, not to think of himself above what he ought to think: but to think with sobriety, according as God hath divided to every man the measure of faith.
And He said unto them, These are the words which I spake unto you, while I was yet with you, that all the things must be fulfilled, which are written in the law of Moses, and in the prophets, and Psalms, concerning me.
But a certain man named Ananias, together with Sapphira his wife,
Now Jesus being risen early on the first day of the week appeared first to Mary Magdalene, from whom He had cast out seven devils:
Be ye therefore perfect in love and goodness, as your Father who is in heaven is perfect.
And ye fathers, do not exasperate your children: but educate them in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.
Now after the sabbath, in the dawning towards the first day of the week, came Mary Magdalene, and the other Mary, to look at the sepulchre:
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.
Jesus answered, My kingdom is not of this world: if my kingdom were of this world, my servants would have fought, that I might not have been delivered to the Jews: but my kingdom is not from hence.
Do nothing through strife or vain-glory, but in lowliness of mind each esteeming others better than themselves.
from whence also we expect the Saviour, our Lord Jesus Christ: who will change our vile body,
And when the sabbath was past Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, bought spices in order to come and embalm Him:
My brethren, be not many teachers, knowing that we who are such shall pass a stricter trial than others: for in many things we all offend;
For in Him we live and move, and exist; as some also of your own poets have said, "For we his offspring are."
for thou hast had five husbands; and he, whom thou now hast, is not thy husband: this thou hast said true.
And when Jesus had received the vinegar, He said, It is finished. And reclining his head, He yielded up the ghost.
For so also formerly the holy women, who hoped in God, adorned themselves, being submissive to their husbands; as Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him her lord:
casting all your care upon Him, for He careth for you.
Now this we have heard from Him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in Him there is no darkness at all.
For when the sun is risen with it's sultry heat, it drieth up the grass, and the flower of, it falleth, and the beauty of it's appearance is lost: so shall the rich man fade away in his projects.
as every one hath received a gift, imparting it to each other, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.
And behold two of them were going that day to a village about threescore furlongs from Jerusalem, called Emmaus.
This then I exhort thee first of all, that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings he made for all men;
Think not that I am come to send peace on earth: I came not to bring peace but division.
Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, having been made a curse for us: for it is written, "Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree:"
The same was in the beginning with God.
Ye have heard, that it was said to the ancients, Thou shalt not commit adultery:
For our exhortation was not of deceit, nor of impurity, nor in guile:
Seeing then the children are partakers of flesh and blood, He also himself in like manner partook of them; that by death He might destroy him that had the empire of death, that is, the devil:
And the king replying will say unto them, Verily I declare unto you, inasmuch as ye did it to one of the lest of these my brethren, ye did it to me.
And some of the young men arose, and wrapped him up; and they carried him out, and buried him.
And He said unto me, "My grace is sufficient for thee: for my power is manifested in thy weakness." With the greatest pleasure therefore will I glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.
Asia, and Bithynia, chosen according to the fore-knowledge of God, through sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience, and to the sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ,---may grace and peace be multiplied unto you.
I testify to every one that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any one add to these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book:
who was of the seed of David according to the flesh,
And one of the scribes, who heard them disputing, seeing that He answered them well, came to Him and asked Him, Which is the chief commandment of all?
which is come unto you, even as in all the world, and is fruitful; as it hath been also among you, from the day in which ye heard and knew the grace of God in truth.
The spirit is the principle of life, the flesh availeth nothing: now the words that I speak unto you are spirit, and therefore life.
and to fortitude knowledge; and to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience piety;
Whoever therefore heareth these words of mine, and performeth them, I will compare him to a prudent man, who built his house on a rock:
So that the Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God.
In this we know his love, that He laid down his life for us: and we should be ready to lay down our lives for the brethren.
And as Jesus was passing along, He saw a man, who had been blind from his birth.
And Jesus answered him, I assure thee, thou shalt be with me this day in paradise.
But this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; nor doth what is corruptible inherit incorruption.
being justified freely by his grace, because of the redemption that is in Christ Jesus:
For I received from the Lord, that which I also delivered unto you, that the Lord Jesus the same night in which He was betrayed took bread:
but he that drinketh of the water which I shall give him, shall never thirst: but the water, which I shall give him, will be in him a fountain of water springing up unto eternal life.
Paul a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle,
After this I beheld, and lo, a great multitude, which no one could number, out of all nations, and tribes, and people, and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, and with palms in their hands;
Verily, verily I say unto you, He that entreth not into the sheep-fold by the door, but climbeth up some other way, is a thief and a robber.
Marriage is honorable in all, and the bed is not defiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge.
It is certain, if any one is desirous of the episcopal office, he desireth a good work.
Blessed are the peace-makers; for they shall be called the children of God.
Now it came to pass while Apollos was at Corinth, that Paul having passed through the upper parts of Asia came to Ephesus:
And when thou prayest, be not like the hypocrites; for they love to pray in public assemblies, and in the corners of the streets, that they may be taken notice of by men. Verily I say unto you, they have their reward.
Ye have heard, that it has been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy:
For, brethren, ye have been called unto liberty; only abuse not this liberty for an occasion to indulge the flesh, but by mutual love serve one another.
And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the devil and Satan, who deceiveth the whole world: he was cast down to the earth, and his angels were cast down with him.
Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.
For so an entrance shall be administered unto you abundantly into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not to men;
For this cause I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,
knowing that ye were redeemed from your vain conversation learned by tradition from your fathers, not with corruptible things, as silver and gold;
Be ye therefore imitators of God as his dear children; and walk in love,
and bringing them out, he said, Sirs, what must I do to be saved?
And I saw thrones, and persons sat on them, and judgement was given to them: and I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded for the testimony of Jesus, and for the word of God; and who had not worshipped the beast, nor his image, and received not his mark upon their forehead, and on their hands; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years.
praying at all seasons with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance, and intercession for all the saints;
Let love be unfeigned. Abhor that which is evil, cleave to that which is good;
but these things are written, that ye may believe, that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye may have life through his name.
Ye women likewise, be subject to your own husbands, that if any believe not the word, they may yet without the word be gained over by the deportment of the wives,
And thinkest thou, O man, who judgest those that do such things, and dost the same, that thou shalt escape the judgement of God?
Then Peter came to Him and said, Lord, how often shall my brother offend against me, and I forgive him? to seven times?
And they assembled in the church a whole year, and taught much people: and the disciples were first called Christians at Antioch.
according to the custom of dividing the office of the priests, that it fell to his lot to burn incense, entring into the temple of the Lord:
For no one hath ascended up into heaven, but He that came down from heaven, even the Son of man who is in heaven.
(when the children were not yet born, nor had done either good or evil, that the purpose of God according to his choice might abide, not on account of works, but of Him that calleth,) it was said to her, the elder shall serve the younger:
Then he permitted Him. And Jesus as soon as He was baptized came up from the water; and behold, the heavens were opened unto Him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and coming upon Him:
And yet in this place, "They shall not enter into my rest."
But the Samaritan saith unto Him, How is it that thou who art a Jew askest drink of me, who am a Samaritan? for the Jews have no friendly intercourse with the Samaritans.
Now as they were at table, Jesus took bread, and blessed it, and brake it, and gave it to the disciples, and said, Take, eat; this is my body:
And after some days He went again into Capernaum; and it being heard that He was in the house,
Then said Jesus to his disciples, If any one is willing to come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me:
And when Jesus came into the parts of Cesarea Philippi, He asked his disciples, saying, Whom do men say that I, the Son of man, am?
And one among the multitude said to Him, Master, speak to my brother to divide the inheritance with me: but He said unto him,
And I saw an angel come down from heaven, who had the key of the bottomless pit, and a great chain in his hand.
that whosoever believeth on Him may not perish, but have eternal life.
Now there was a certain person sick, to wit, Lazarus of Bethany, the town of Mary and Martha her sister.
being buried with Him in baptism, wherein also ye are raised together with Him, through faith in the power of God, who raised Him from the dead.
when ye read it, ye may perceive my knowledge in the mystery of Christ,)
whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus: