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The high priest Ananias commanded those standing beside him to strike him on the mouth.
The Jews answered and said to Him, "Do we not say rightly that You are a Samaritan and have a demon?"
There will no longer be any curse; and the throne of God and of the Lamb will be in it, and His bond-servants will serve Him;
But Jesus answering said to him, "Permit it at this time; for in this way it is fitting for us to fulfill all righteousness." Then he permitted Him.
For I could wish that I myself were accursed, separated from Christ for the sake of my brethren, my kinsmen according to the flesh,
"At that time many will fall away and will betray one another and hate one another.
A wise son accepts his father's discipline, But a scoffer does not listen to rebuke.
The high priest then questioned Jesus about His disciples, and about His teaching.
"The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they say, 'Behold, a gluttonous man and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!' Yet wisdom is vindicated by her deeds."
Beyond all these things put on love, which is the perfect bond of unity.
So Saul returned from pursuing David and went to meet the Philistines; therefore they called that place the Rock of Escape.
O LORD, our Lord, How majestic is Your name in all the earth, Who have displayed Your splendor above the heavens!
He gives strength to the weary, And to him who lacks might He increases power.
and for the sacrifice of peace offerings, two oxen, five rams, five male goats, five male lambs one year old. This was the offering of Nethanel the son of Zuar.
"Speak to Aaron and to his sons, saying, 'This is the law of the sin offering: in the place where the burnt offering is slain the sin offering shall be slain before the LORD; it is most holy.
"But the LORD will make a distinction between the livestock of Israel and the livestock of Egypt, so that nothing will die of all that belongs to the sons of Israel."'"
Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus according to the commandment of God our Savior, and of Christ Jesus, who is our hope,
"Make supplication to the LORD, for there has been enough of God's thunder and hail; and I will let you go, and you shall stay no longer."
For I will gather all the nations against Jerusalem to battle, and the city will be captured, the houses plundered, the women ravished and half of the city exiled, but the rest of the people will not be cut off from the city.
But evil men and impostors will proceed from bad to worse, deceiving and being deceived.
So if you have law courts dealing with matters of this life, do you appoint them as judges who are of no account in the church?
Jesus Himself was in the stern, asleep on the cushion; and they woke Him and said to Him, "Teacher, do You not care that we are perishing?"
"And God, who knows the heart, testified to them giving them the Holy Spirit, just as He also did to us;
HONOR YOUR FATHER AND MOTHER; and YOU SHALL LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF."
Until I come, give attention to the public reading of Scripture, to exhortation and teaching.
And he settled there a year and six months, teaching the word of God among them.
Now it came about after the death of Joshua that the sons of Israel inquired of the LORD, saying, "Who shall go up first for us against the Canaanites, to fight against them?"
And when they had come to him, he said to them, "You yourselves know, from the first day that I set foot in Asia, how I was with you the whole time,
These are the people of the province who came up from the captivity of the exiles whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon had carried away, and who returned to Jerusalem and Judah, each to his city,
They had hair like the hair of women, and their teeth were like the teeth of lions.
The angel replied to me, "These are the four spirits of heaven, going forth after standing before the Lord of all the earth,
Therefore those who use proverbs say, "Come to Heshbon! Let it be built! So let the city of Sihon be established.
"While you have the Light, believe in the Light, so that you may become sons of Light " These things Jesus spoke, and He went away and hid Himself from them.
the sons of Bezai, 324;
"It will also come to pass that before they call, I will answer; and while they are still speaking, I will hear.
Indeed, true companion, I ask you also to help these women who have shared my struggle in the cause of the gospel, together with Clement also and the rest of my fellow workers, whose names are in the book of life.
By Mahli: Eleazar, who had no sons.
The chief priests and the scribes were seeking how they might put Him to death; for they were afraid of the people.
and Jehu the son of Nimshi you shall anoint king over Israel; and Elisha the son of Shaphat of Abel-meholah you shall anoint as prophet in your place.
For His anger is but for a moment, His favor is for a lifetime; Weeping may last for the night, But a shout of joy comes in the morning.
But though He had performed so many signs before them, yet they were not believing in Him.
Render to all what is due them: tax to whom tax is due; custom to whom custom; fear to whom fear; honor to whom honor.
And he threw the pieces of silver into the temple sanctuary and departed; and he went away and hanged himself.
When they had performed everything according to the Law of the Lord, they returned to Galilee, to their own city of Nazareth.
'You shall also count for yourselves from the day after the sabbath, from the day when you brought in the sheaf of the wave offering; there shall be seven complete sabbaths.
For when God made the promise to Abraham, since He could swear by no one greater, He swore by Himself,
"You know that after two days the Passover is coming, and the Son of Man is to be handed over for crucifixion."
and for the sacrifice of peace offerings, two oxen, five rams, five male goats, five male lambs one year old. This was the offering of Eliab the son of Helon.
"Who can make the clean out of the unclean? No one!
"The sons of Israel shall camp, each by his own standard, with the banners of their fathers' households; they shall camp around the tent of meeting at a distance.
And Menahem slept with his fathers, and Pekahiah his son became king in his place.
And I saw among the naive, And discerned among the youths A young man lacking sense,
He said, "I am A VOICE OF ONE CRYING IN THE WILDERNESS, 'MAKE STRAIGHT THE WAY OF THE LORD,' as Isaiah the prophet said."
So he departed from there and found Elisha the son of Shaphat, while he was plowing with twelve pairs of oxen before him, and he with the twelfth. And Elijah passed over to him and threw his mantle on him.
Learn to do good; Seek justice, Reprove the ruthless, Defend the orphan, Plead for the widow.
After He called the crowd to Him again, He began saying to them, "Listen to Me, all of you, and understand:
make my joy complete by being of the same mind, maintaining the same love, united in spirit, intent on one purpose.
"I tell you, no, but unless you repent, you will all likewise perish."
Moreover, the word of the LORD came to me saying,
They hate him who reproves in the gate, And they abhor him who speaks with integrity.
And the king said to Esther on the second day also as they drank their wine at the banquet, "What is your petition, Queen Esther? It shall be granted you And what is your request? Even to half of the kingdom it shall be done."
"Why was this perfume not sold for three hundred denarii and given to poor people?"
So Moses went out from Pharaoh and made supplication to the LORD.
'You, however, I will scatter among the nations and will draw out a sword after you, as your land becomes desolate and your cities become waste.
Again there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan also came among them to present himself before the LORD.
Then the LORD said to Satan, "Behold, all that he has is in your power, only do not put forth your hand on him." So Satan departed from the presence of the LORD.
When the donkey saw the angel of the LORD, she lay down under Balaam; so Balaam was angry and struck the donkey with his stick.
indeed I will greatly bless you, and I will greatly multiply your seed as the stars of the heavens and as the sand which is on the seashore; and your seed shall possess the gate of their enemies.
'Then you will call upon Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you.
"For David, after he had served the purpose of God in his own generation, fell asleep, and was laid among his fathers and underwent decay;
Speak, "Thus says the LORD, 'The corpses of men will fall like dung on the open field, And like the sheaf after the reaper, But no one will gather them.'"
If a man fathers a hundred children and lives many years, however many they be, but his soul is not satisfied with good things and he does not even have a proper burial, then I say, "Better the miscarriage than he,
eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot,
So then do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.
Jesus said to her, "Mary!" She turned and said to Him in Hebrew, "Rabboni!" (which means, Teacher).
"This I command you, that you love one another.
It is better to take refuge in the LORD Than to trust in man.
"You serpents, you brood of vipers, how will you escape the sentence of hell?
'Also let the gold and silver utensils of the house of God, which Nebuchadnezzar took from the temple in Jerusalem and brought to Babylon, be returned and brought to their places in the temple in Jerusalem; and you shall put them in the house of God.'
Many nations will come and say, "Come and let us go up to the mountain of the LORD And to the house of the God of Jacob, That He may teach us about His ways And that we may walk in His paths " For from Zion will go forth the law, Even the word of the LORD from Jerusalem.
Our pursuers were swifter Than the eagles of the sky; They chased us on the mountains, They waited in ambush for us in the wilderness.
Now Korah the son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, the son of Levi, with Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab, and On the son of Peleth, sons of Reuben, took action,
'The blood shall be a sign for you on the houses where you live; and when I see the blood I will pass over you, and no plague will befall you to destroy you when I strike the land of Egypt.
'In the place where they slay the burnt offering they are to slay the guilt offering, and he shall sprinkle its blood around on the altar.
Now it came about in those days, when there was no king in Israel, that there was a certain Levite staying in the remote part of the hill country of Ephraim, who took a concubine for himself from Bethlehem in Judah.
And the city has no need of the sun or of the moon to shine on it, for the glory of God has illumined it, and its lamp is the Lamb.
"For this reason the kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who wished to settle accounts with his slaves.
So David departed from there and escaped to the cave of Adullam; and when his brothers and all his father's household heard of it, they went down there to him.
Let the assembly of the peoples encompass You, And over them return on high.
For not one of us lives for himself, and not one dies for himself;
But a messenger came to Saul, saying, "Hurry and come, for the Philistines have made a raid on the land."
saying, 'GO TO THIS PEOPLE AND SAY, "YOU WILL KEEP ON HEARING, BUT WILL NOT UNDERSTAND; AND YOU WILL KEEP ON SEEING, BUT WILL NOT PERCEIVE;
'The priest who offers it for sin shall eat it. It shall be eaten in a holy place, in the court of the tent of meeting.
So there was hail, and fire flashing continually in the midst of the hail, very severe, such as had not been in all the land of Egypt since it became a nation.
Then Judas Iscariot, who was one of the twelve, went off to the chief priests in order to betray Him to them.
Some began to spit at Him, and to blindfold Him, and to beat Him with their fists, and to say to Him, "Prophesy!" And the officers received Him with slaps in the face.
Now Cush became the father of Nimrod; he became a mighty one on the earth.
they worshiped the dragon because he gave his authority to the beast; and they worshiped the beast, saying, "Who is like the beast, and who is able to wage war with him?"
but rather go to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.
"You shall speak all these words to them, but they will not listen to you; and you shall call to them, but they will not answer you.
Or he will tear my soul like a lion, Dragging me away, while there is none to deliver.
For where jealousy and selfish ambition exist, there is disorder and every evil thing.
"You are doing the deeds of your father " They said to Him, "We were not born of fornication; we have one Father: God."
because it does not go into his heart, but into his stomach, and is eliminated?" (Thus He declared all foods clean.)
in whatever our heart condemns us; for God is greater than our heart and knows all things.
"For just as the new heavens and the new earth Which I make will endure before Me," declares the LORD, "So your offspring and your name will endure.
'Do not turn to mediums or spiritists; do not seek them out to be defiled by them. I am the LORD your God.
for we have been sold, I and my people, to be destroyed, to be killed and to be annihilated. Now if we had only been sold as slaves, men and women, I would have remained silent, for the trouble would not be commensurate with the annoyance to the king."
But when they heard this, they were cut to the quick and intended to kill them.
"Now it shall come about when he sits on the throne of his kingdom, he shall write for himself a copy of this law on a scroll in the presence of the Levitical priests.
Also in those days many letters went from the nobles of Judah to Tobiah, and Tobiah's letters came to them.
The LORD changed His mind about this. "This too shall not be," said the Lord GOD.
But some of the sect of the Pharisees who had believed stood up, saying, "It is necessary to circumcise them and to direct them to observe the Law of Moses."
"If a man steals an ox or a sheep and slaughters it or sells it, he shall pay five oxen for the ox and four sheep for the sheep.
When Peter entered, Cornelius met him, and fell at his feet and worshiped him.
The crown has fallen from our head; Woe to us, for we have sinned!
whether Paul or Apollos or Cephas or the world or life or death or things present or things to come; all things belong to you,
And He said to them, "The kings of the Gentiles lord it over them; and those who have authority over them are called 'Benefactors.'
"And this woman, a daughter of Abraham as she is, whom Satan has bound for eighteen long years, should she not have been released from this bond on the Sabbath day?"
Then the LORD said to Moses, "See, I make you as God to Pharaoh, and your brother Aaron shall be your prophet.
When the days of feasting had completed their cycle, Job would send and consecrate them, rising up early in the morning and offering burnt offerings according to the number of them all; for Job said, "Perhaps my sons have sinned and cursed God in their hearts." Thus Job did continually.
In the morning they arose early and exchanged oaths; then Isaac sent them away and they departed from him in peace.
For rulers are not a cause of fear for good behavior, but for evil. Do you want to have no fear of authority? Do what is good and you will have praise from the same;
the son of Cainan, the son of Arphaxad, the son of Shem, the son of Noah, the son of Lamech,
'Also the earthenware vessel in which it was boiled shall be broken; and if it was boiled in a bronze vessel, then it shall be scoured and rinsed in water.
and I will give you over into the hand of those who are seeking your life, yes, into the hand of those whom you dread, even into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon and into the hand of the Chaldeans.
"When you hear of wars and disturbances, do not be terrified; for these things must take place first, but the end does not follow immediately."
Peter began to say to Him, "Behold, we have left everything and followed You."
Now it came about at the lodging place on the way that the LORD met him and sought to put him to death.
They took his advice; and after calling the apostles in, they flogged them and ordered them not to speak in the name of Jesus, and then released them.
"When you enter the land which the LORD your God gives you, and you possess it and live in it, and you say, 'I will set a king over me like all the nations who are around me,'
Simon Peter went up and drew the net to land, full of large fish, a hundred and fifty-three; and although there were so many, the net was not torn.
For man does not originate from woman, but woman from man;
and although they know the ordinance of God, that those who practice such things are worthy of death, they not only do the same, but also give hearty approval to those who practice them.
Jesus, knowing that the Father had given all things into His hands, and that He had come forth from God and was going back to God,
And he would answer and say to them, "The man who has two tunics is to share with him who has none; and he who has food is to do likewise."
"For whoever gives you a cup of water to drink because of your name as followers of Christ, truly I say to you, he will not lose his reward.
Immediately he regained his sight and began following Him, glorifying God; and when all the people saw it, they gave praise to God.
Then they turned and departed, and put the little ones and the livestock and the valuables in front of them.
Now Ben-hadad king of Aram gathered all his army, and there were thirty-two kings with him, and horses and chariots And he went up and besieged Samaria and fought against it.
But when the apostles Barnabas and Paul heard of it, they tore their robes and rushed out into the crowd, crying out
Your eyes are too pure to approve evil, And You can not look on wickedness with favor Why do You look with favor On those who deal treacherously? Why are You silent when the wicked swallow up Those more righteous than they?
Brethren, I speak in terms of human relations: even though it is only a man's covenant, yet when it has been ratified, no one sets it aside or adds conditions to it.
Who is there to harm you if you prove zealous for what is good?
Now it came about after these things that the son of the woman, the mistress of the house, became sick; and his sickness was so severe that there was no breath left in him.
So Moses spoke to Aaron and to his sons and to all the sons of Israel.
Moses went up to God, and the LORD called to him from the mountain, saying, "Thus you shall say to the house of Jacob and tell the sons of Israel:
"Whoever speaks a word against the Son of Man, it shall be forgiven him; but whoever speaks against the Holy Spirit, it shall not be forgiven him, either in this age or in the age to come.
The burden of the word of the LORD concerning Israel. Thus declares the LORD who stretches out the heavens, lays the foundation of the earth, and forms the spirit of man within him,
Now in a large house there are not only gold and silver vessels, but also vessels of wood and of earthenware, and some to honor and some to dishonor.
"These things I have spoken to you while abiding with you.
As for their appearance, all four of them had the same likeness, as if one wheel were within another wheel.
yet, with respect to the promise of God, he did not waver in unbelief but grew strong in faith, giving glory to God,
"The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding feast for his son.
"You, O king, were looking and behold, there was a single great statue; that statue, which was large and of extraordinary splendor, was standing in front of you, and its appearance was awesome.
Now the number of those who lapped, putting their hand to their mouth, was 300 men; but all the rest of the people kneeled to drink water.
For thus the Lord GOD, the Holy One of Israel, has said, "In repentance and rest you will be saved, In quietness and trust is your strength." But you were not willing,
"You shall not muzzle the ox while he is threshing.
For He says to Moses, "I WILL HAVE MERCY ON WHOM I HAVE MERCY, AND I WILL HAVE COMPASSION ON WHOM I HAVE COMPASSION."
"He who is of God hears the words of God; for this reason you do not hear them, because you are not of God."
How much severer punishment do you think he will deserve who has trampled under foot the Son of God, and has regarded as unclean the blood of the covenant by which he was sanctified, and has insulted the Spirit of grace?
concerning sin, because they do not believe in Me;
"In the latter period of their rule, When the transgressors have run their course, A king will arise, Insolent and skilled in intrigue.
Then He brought me to the entrance of the court, and when I looked, behold, a hole in the wall.
These are the records of the generations of Shem. Shem was one hundred years old, and became the father of Arpachshad two years after the flood;
The LORD helps them and delivers them; He delivers them from the wicked and saves them, Because they take refuge in Him.
While the sun was setting, all those who had any who were sick with various diseases brought them to Him; and laying His hands on each one of them, He was healing them.
"For my husband is not at home, He has gone on a long journey;
"BUT IF YOUR ENEMY IS HUNGRY, FEED HIM, AND IF HE IS THIRSTY, GIVE HIM A DRINK; FOR IN SO DOING YOU WILL HEAP BURNING COALS ON HIS HEAD."
"Go up to the feast yourselves; I do not go up to this feast because My time has not yet fully come."
It was revealed to them that they were not serving themselves, but you, in these things which now have been announced to you through those who preached the gospel to you by the Holy Spirit sent from heaven--things into which angels long to look.
Then Moses said to the LORD, "Please, Lord, I have never been eloquent, neither recently nor in time past, nor since You have spoken to Your servant; for I am slow of speech and slow of tongue."
In it was written, "It is reported among the nations, and Gashmu says, that you and the Jews are planning to rebel; therefore you are rebuilding the wall. And you are to be their king, according to these reports.
The soldiers also mocked Him, coming up to Him, offering Him sour wine,
And He said to me, "Son of man, do you see what they are doing, the great abominations which the house of Israel are committing here, so that I would be far from My sanctuary? But yet you will see still greater abominations."
Does not wisdom call, And understanding lift up her voice?
So when they were sent away, they went down to Antioch; and having gathered the congregation together, they delivered the letter.
Therefore it is necessary to be in subjection, not only because of wrath, but also for conscience' sake.
because on those days the Jews rid themselves of their enemies, and it was a month which was turned for them from sorrow into gladness and from mourning into a holiday; that they should make them days of feasting and rejoicing and sending portions of food to one another and gifts to the poor.
Esther said, "A foe and an enemy is this wicked Haman!" Then Haman became terrified before the king and queen.
Then Caleb quieted the people before Moses and said, "We should by all means go up and take possession of it, for we will surely overcome it."
All of them are hot like an oven, And they consume their rulers; All their kings have fallen None of them calls on Me.
But having the same spirit of faith, according to what is written, "I BELIEVED, THEREFORE I SPOKE," we also believe, therefore we also speak,
'I will also turn My face from them, and they will profane My secret place; then robbers will enter and profane it.
But the brother of humble circumstances is to glory in his high position;
They only asked us to remember the poor--the very thing I also was eager to do.
So also is the resurrection of the dead It is sown a perishable body, it is raised an imperishable body;
When the LORD will have compassion on Jacob and again choose Israel, and settle them in their own land, then strangers will join them and attach themselves to the house of Jacob.
"You shall fear only the LORD your God; and you shall worship Him and swear by His name.
Husbands, love your wives and do not be embittered against them.
that I will not take a thread or a sandal thong or anything that is yours, for fear you would say, 'I have made Abram rich.'
"Therefore, I testify to you this day that I am innocent of the blood of all men.
"But now for a brief moment grace has been shown from the LORD our God, to leave us an escaped remnant and to give us a peg in His holy place, that our God may enlighten our eyes and grant us a little reviving in our bondage.
"For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake, he is the one who will save it.
Open my eyes, that I may behold Wonderful things from Your law.
["But this kind does not go out except by prayer and fasting."]
But on the night immediately following, the Lord stood at his side and said, "Take courage; for as you have solemnly witnessed to My cause at Jerusalem, so you must witness at Rome also."
The apostles and the elders came together to look into this matter.
Oh, give ear, Shepherd of Israel, You who lead Joseph like a flock; You who are enthroned above the cherubim, shine forth!
Then King Ahasuerus asked Queen Esther, "Who is he, and where is he, who would presume to do thus?"
Now hearing a crowd going by, he began to inquire what this was.
Then it will come about that any who are left of all the nations that went against Jerusalem will go up from year to year to worship the King, the LORD of hosts, and to celebrate the Feast of Booths.
"The Spirit of the LORD spoke by me, And His word was on my tongue.
So when He had washed their feet, and taken His garments and reclined at the table again, He said to them, "Do you know what I have done to you?
Whoever denies the Son does not have the Father; the one who confesses the Son has the Father also.
"In view of this, I also do my best to maintain always a blameless conscience both before God and before men.
Say to the king and the queen mother, "Take a lowly seat, For your beautiful crown Has come down from your head."
Trust in the LORD and do good; Dwell in the land and cultivate faithfulness.
When they had gone up into the Negev, they came to Hebron where Ahiman, Sheshai and Talmai, the descendants of Anak were (Now Hebron was built seven years before Zoan in Egypt.)
"For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Do not even the tax collectors do the same?
"Surely I will require your lifeblood; from every beast I will require it. And from every man, from every man's brother I will require the life of man.
they proceeded to come to Moses and Aaron and to all the congregation of the sons of Israel in the wilderness of Paran, at Kadesh; and they brought back word to them and to all the congregation and showed them the fruit of the land.
"And if he knocks out a tooth of his male or female slave, he shall let him go free on account of his tooth.
And He withdrew from them about a stone's throw, and He knelt down and began to pray,
And Herod with his soldiers, after treating Him with contempt and mocking Him, dressed Him in a gorgeous robe and sent Him back to Pilate.
For I want you to know how great a struggle I have on your behalf and for those who are at Laodicea, and for all those who have not personally seen my face,
And when He had said this, He showed them both His hands and His side The disciples then rejoiced when they saw the Lord.
"Also I will restore the captivity of My people Israel, And they will rebuild the ruined cities and live in them; They will also plant vineyards and drink their wine, And make gardens and eat their fruit.
They were all amazed, so that they debated among themselves, saying, "What is this? A new teaching with authority! He commands even the unclean spirits, and they obey Him."
Then I said to them, "Do not let the gates of Jerusalem be opened until the sun is hot, and while they are standing guard, let them shut and bolt the doors. Also appoint guards from the inhabitants of Jerusalem, each at his post, and each in front of his own house."
The crowd rose up together against them, and the chief magistrates tore their robes off them and proceeded to order them to be beaten with rods.
"Our fathers ate the manna in the wilderness; as it is written, 'HE GAVE THEM BREAD OUT OF HEAVEN TO EAT.'"
He acted very abominably in following idols, according to all that the Amorites had done, whom the LORD cast out before the sons of Israel.
Some, to be sure, are preaching Christ even from envy and strife, but some also from good will;
"You do not have His word abiding in you, for you do not believe Him whom He sent.
in the first year of his reign, I, Daniel, observed in the books the number of the years which was revealed as the word of the LORD to Jeremiah the prophet for the completion of the desolations of Jerusalem, namely, seventy years.
to Him be the glory in the church and in Christ Jesus to all generations forever and ever. Amen.
'He shall also take away its crop with its feathers and cast it beside the altar eastward, to the place of the ashes.
Indeed their love, their hate and their zeal have already perished, and they will no longer have a share in all that is done under the sun.
"The priest shall offer up the burnt offering and the grain offering on the altar. Thus the priest shall make atonement for him, and he will be clean.
Seek good and not evil, that you may live; And thus may the LORD God of hosts be with you, Just as you have said!
When they arrived at Jerusalem, they were received by the church and the apostles and the elders, and they reported all that God had done with them.
"Take also for yourself the finest of spices: of flowing myrrh five hundred shekels, and of fragrant cinnamon half as much, two hundred and fifty, and of fragrant cane two hundred and fifty,
and he provides that no one will be able to buy or to sell, except the one who has the mark, either the name of the beast or the number of his name.
Indeed, He will speak to this people Through stammering lips and a foreign tongue,
Return, O Israel, to the LORD your God, For you have stumbled because of your iniquity.
in order that in Christ Jesus the blessing of Abraham might come to the Gentiles, so that we would receive the promise of the Spirit through faith.
But the Lord answered and said to her, "Martha, Martha, you are worried and bothered about so many things;
Behold, the pay of the laborers who mowed your fields, and which has been withheld by you, cries out against you; and the outcry of those who did the harvesting has reached the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth.
And above His head they put up the charge against Him which read, "THIS IS JESUS THE KING OF THE JEWS."
Then David said to Uriah, "Stay here today also, and tomorrow I will let you go." So Uriah remained in Jerusalem that day and the next.
Then the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the Praetorium and gathered the whole Roman cohort around Him.
being a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways.
and to wait for His Son from heaven, whom He raised from the dead, that is Jesus, who rescues us from the wrath to come.
"Thus says the LORD of hosts, 'I will punish Amalek for what he did to Israel, how he set himself against him on the way while he was coming up from Egypt.
"He was the lamp that was burning and was shining and you were willing to rejoice for a while in his light.
I thank God, whom I serve with a clear conscience the way my forefathers did, as I constantly remember you in my prayers night and day,
"And though they found no ground for putting Him to death, they asked Pilate that He be executed.
We sailed from Philippi after the days of Unleavened Bread, and came to them at Troas within five days; and there we stayed seven days.
Abraham took sheep and oxen and gave them to Abimelech, and the two of them made a covenant.
And they do not consider in their hearts That I remember all their wickedness Now their deeds are all around them; They are before My face.
Now it came about after the death of Saul, when David had returned from the slaughter of the Amalekites, that David remained two days in Ziklag.
Therefore having such a hope, we use great boldness in our speech,
I planted, Apollos watered, but God was causing the growth.
of the sons of Zattu, Shecaniah, the son of Jahaziel and 300 males with him;
'You shall not round off the side-growth of your heads nor harm the edges of your beard.
Give no offense either to Jews or to Greeks or to the church of God;
And when the Chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the unfading crown of glory.
Sailing from there, we arrived the following day opposite Chios; and the next day we crossed over to Samos; and the day following we came to Miletus.
"Thus he said: 'The fourth beast will be a fourth kingdom on the earth, which will be different from all the other kingdoms and will devour the whole earth and tread it down and crush it.
Let the enemy pursue my soul and overtake it; And let him trample my life down to the ground And lay my glory in the dust. Selah.
And Barnabas and Saul returned from Jerusalem when they had fulfilled their mission, taking along with them John, who was also called Mark.
'How much more those who dwell in houses of clay, Whose foundation is in the dust, Who are crushed before the moth!
so that no advantage would be taken of us by Satan, for we are not ignorant of his schemes.
And He said to them, "Which one of you will have a son or an ox fall into a well, and will not immediately pull him out on a Sabbath day?"
When the boys grew up, Esau became a skillful hunter, a man of the field, but Jacob was a peaceful man, living in tents.
But actually, I wrote to you not to associate with any so-called brother if he is an immoral person, or covetous, or an idolater, or a reviler, or a drunkard, or a swindler--not even to eat with such a one.
But you, beloved, building yourselves up on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit,
To show mercy toward our fathers, And to remember His holy covenant,
"Cast away from you all your transgressions which you have committed and make yourselves a new heart and a new spirit! For why will you die, O house of Israel?
Fathers, do not exasperate your children, so that they will not lose heart.
with the third chariot white horses, and with the fourth chariot strong dappled horses.
Then the LORD said to Cain, "Why are you angry? And why has your countenance fallen?
THERE IS NONE WHO UNDERSTANDS, THERE IS NONE WHO SEEKS FOR GOD;
And he called to him two of the centurions and said, "Get two hundred soldiers ready by the third hour of the night to proceed to Caesarea, with seventy horsemen and two hundred spearmen."
since they have known about me for a long time, if they are willing to testify, that I lived as a Pharisee according to the strictest sect of our religion.
"Blessed are those slaves whom the master will find on the alert when he comes; truly I say to you, that he will gird himself to serve, and have them recline at the table, and will come up and wait on them.
Moses wrote down all the words of the LORD Then he arose early in the morning, and built an altar at the foot of the mountain with twelve pillars for the twelve tribes of Israel.
For consider Him who has endured such hostility by sinners against Himself, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart.
"After forty years had passed, AN ANGEL APPEARED TO HIM IN THE WILDERNESS OF MOUNT Sinai, IN THE FLAME OF A BURNING THORN BUSH.
Do not let your heart turn aside to her ways, Do not stray into her paths.
"Now He is not the God of the dead but of the living; for all live to Him."
In Iconium they entered the synagogue of the Jews together, and spoke in such a manner that a large number of people believed, both of Jews and of Greeks.
"And he who does not take his cross and follow after Me is not worthy of Me.
But we know that the Law is good, if one uses it lawfully,
He said, "I have been very zealous for the LORD, the God of hosts; for the sons of Israel have forsaken Your covenant, torn down Your altars and killed Your prophets with the sword And I alone am left; and they seek my life, to take it away."
And behold, an angel of the Lord suddenly appeared and a light shone in the cell; and he struck Peter's side and woke him up, saying, "Get up quickly " And his chains fell off his hands.
And He took with Him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, and began to be grieved and distressed.
"With this the words of the Prophets agree, just as it is written,
For the one who sows to his own flesh will from the flesh reap corruption, but the one who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life.
"Behold, the days are coming," declares the LORD, "that I will punish all who are circumcised and yet uncircumcised--
And when the dragon saw that he was thrown down to the earth, he persecuted the woman who gave birth to the male child.
"But whenever they persecute you in one city, flee to the next; for truly I say to you, you will not finish going through the cities of Israel until the Son of Man comes.
The angel of the LORD encamps around those who fear Him, And rescues them.
"For rebellion is as the sin of divination, And insubordination is as iniquity and idolatry Because you have rejected the word of the LORD, He has also rejected you from being king."
"Know, then, it is not because of your righteousness that the LORD your God is giving you this good land to possess, for you are a stubborn people.
"But you do not believe because you are not of My sheep.
"So their sons entered and possessed the land And You subdued before them the inhabitants of the land, the Canaanites, And You gave them into their hand, with their kings and the peoples of the land, To do with them as they desired.
"And all the teeming life with wings are unclean to you; they shall not be eaten.
So the king said, "Who is in the court?" Now Haman had just entered the outer court of the king's palace in order to speak to the king about hanging Mordecai on the gallows which he had prepared for him.
"But if the LORD brings about an entirely new thing and the ground opens its mouth and swallows them up with all that is theirs, and they descend alive into Sheol, then you will understand that these men have spurned the LORD."
It was the third hour when they crucified Him.
Now the angel of the LORD came up from Gilgal to Bochim And he said, "I brought you up out of Egypt and led you into the land which I have sworn to your fathers; and I said, 'I will never break My covenant with you,
Tell of His glory among the nations, His wonderful deeds among all the peoples.
But one who prophesies speaks to men for edification and exhortation and consolation.
Our inheritance has been turned over to strangers, Our houses to aliens.
"Am I a God who is near," declares the LORD, "And not a God far off?
When they brought their offering before the LORD, six covered carts and twelve oxen, a cart for every two of the leaders and an ox for each one, then they presented them before the tabernacle.
"But Abraham said, 'They have Moses and the Prophets; let them hear them.'
Also there were those who said, "We have borrowed money for the king's tax on our fields and our vineyards.
and to make it your ambition to lead a quiet life and attend to your own business and work with your hands, just as we commanded you,
'As for the ten horns, out of this kingdom ten kings will arise; and another will arise after them, and he will be different from the previous ones and will subdue three kings.
Wisdom has built her house, She has hewn out her seven pillars;
The leaders said to them, "Let them live." So they became hewers of wood and drawers of water for the whole congregation, just as the leaders had spoken to them.
"And he said, 'The God of our fathers has appointed you to know His will and to see the Righteous One and to hear an utterance from His mouth.
'But as for you, you are to keep My statutes and My judgments and shall not do any of these abominations, neither the native, nor the alien who sojourns among you
"Know therefore today that it is the LORD your God who is crossing over before you as a consuming fire He will destroy them and He will subdue them before you, so that you may drive them out and destroy them quickly, just as the LORD has spoken to you.
"Brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child; and children will rise up against parents and have them put to death.
"Watch and keep them until you weigh them before the leading priests, the Levites and the heads of the fathers' households of Israel at Jerusalem, in the chambers of the house of the LORD."
If anyone is destined for captivity, to captivity he goes; if anyone kills with the sword, with the sword he must be killed Here is the perseverance and the faith of the saints.
He is clothed with a robe dipped in blood, and His name is called The Word of God.
Just as it is written, "JACOB I LOVED, BUT ESAU I HATED."
In the twenty-seventh year of Jeroboam king of Israel, Azariah son of Amaziah king of Judah became king.
At the time of the offering of the evening sacrifice, Elijah the prophet came near and said, "O LORD, the God of Abraham, Isaac and Israel, today let it be known that You are God in Israel and that I am Your servant and I have done all these things at Your word.
for they are spirits of demons, performing signs, which go out to the kings of the whole world, to gather them together for the war of the great day of God, the Almighty.
Now in the place where He was crucified there was a garden, and in the garden a new tomb in which no one had yet been laid.
Then that which was spoken through Jeremiah the prophet was fulfilled: "AND THEY TOOK THE THIRTY PIECES OF SILVER, THE PRICE OF THE ONE WHOSE PRICE HAD BEEN SET by the sons of Israel;
Who are you to judge the servant of another? To his own master he stands or falls; and he will stand, for the Lord is able to make him stand.
We have an altar from which those who serve the tabernacle have no right to eat.
Then he cried out to the LORD, and the LORD showed him a tree; and he threw it into the waters, and the waters became sweet There He made for them a statute and regulation, and there He tested them.
The LORD said to Satan, "From where do you come?" Then Satan answered the LORD and said, "From roaming about on the earth and walking around on it."
For neither is circumcision anything, nor uncircumcision, but a new creation.
as it is written in the book of the words of Isaiah the prophet, "THE VOICE OF ONE CRYING IN THE WILDERNESS, 'MAKE READY THE WAY OF THE LORD, MAKE HIS PATHS STRAIGHT.
At that time Abijah the son of Jeroboam became sick.
There was a certain man of Zorah, of the family of the Danites, whose name was Manoah; and his wife was barren and had borne no children.
But he is a Jew who is one inwardly; and circumcision is that which is of the heart, by the Spirit, not by the letter; and his praise is not from men, but from God.
In that day the LORD will punish Leviathan the fleeing serpent, With His fierce and great and mighty sword, Even Leviathan the twisted serpent; And He will kill the dragon who lives in the sea.
Then the sons of Israel did evil in the sight of the LORD and served the Baals,
Then Shaul died, and Baal-hanan the son of Achbor became king in his place.
'But I have this against you, that you tolerate the woman Jezebel, who calls herself a prophetess, and she teaches and leads My bond-servants astray so that they commit acts of immorality and eat things sacrificed to idols.
'The king will mourn, the prince will be clothed with horror, and the hands of the people of the land will tremble. According to their conduct I will deal with them, and by their judgments I will judge them. And they will know that I am the LORD.'"
"Should I not have compassion on Nineveh, the great city in which there are more than 120,000 persons who do not know the difference between their right and left hand, as well as many animals?"
"And the whole valley of the dead bodies and of the ashes, and all the fields as far as the brook Kidron, to the corner of the Horse Gate toward the east, shall be holy to the LORD; it will not be plucked up or overthrown anymore forever."
"The sower went out to sow his seed; and as he sowed, some fell beside the road, and it was trampled under foot and the birds of the air ate it up.
While he was clinging to Peter and John, all the people ran together to them at the so-called portico of Solomon, full of amazement.
"Speak to the congregation, saying, 'Get back from around the dwellings of Korah, Dathan and Abiram.'"
And he said, "The one who showed mercy toward him." Then Jesus said to him, "Go and do the same."
bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.
For many are the victims she has cast down, And numerous are all her slain.
They had breastplates like breastplates of iron; and the sound of their wings was like the sound of chariots, of many horses rushing to battle.
not as Cain, who was of the evil one and slew his brother And for what reason did he slay him? Because his deeds were evil, and his brother's were righteous.
Now it came about after this that Absalom provided for himself a chariot and horses and fifty men as runners before him.
and before the throne there was something like a sea of glass, like crystal; and in the center and around the throne, four living creatures full of eyes in front and behind.
And He went down with them and came to Nazareth, and He continued in subjection to them; and His mother treasured all these things in her heart.
When He had reclined at the table with them, He took the bread and blessed it, and breaking it, He began giving it to them.
"So when you give to the poor, do not sound a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, so that they may be honored by men Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full.
"You have been rebellious against the LORD from the day I knew you.
"Forsake your folly and live, And proceed in the way of understanding."
"A moneylender had two debtors: one owed five hundred denarii, and the other fifty.
Then, when they had fasted and prayed and laid their hands on them, they sent them away.
"Our fathers had the tabernacle of testimony in the wilderness, just as He who spoke to Moses directed him to make it according to the pattern which he had seen.
'I will make the land desolate so that your enemies who settle in it will be appalled over it.
He heals the brokenhearted And binds up their wounds.
Elijah came near to all the people and said, "How long will you hesitate between two opinions? If the LORD is God, follow Him; but if Baal, follow him." But the people did not answer him a word.
These are the families of the sons of Noah, according to their genealogies, by their nations; and out of these the nations were separated on the earth after the flood.
"All the inhabitants of the earth are accounted as nothing, But He does according to His will in the host of heaven And among the inhabitants of earth; And no one can ward off His hand Or say to Him, 'What have You done?'
The king of Assyria brought men from Babylon and from Cuthah and from Avva and from Hamath and Sephar-vaim, and settled them in the cities of Samaria in place of the sons of Israel. So they possessed Samaria and lived in its cities.
In the same way, was not Rahab the harlot also justified by works when she received the messengers and sent them out by another way?
Surely goodness and lovingkindness will follow me all the days of my life, And I will dwell in the house of the LORD forever.
"Therefore let it be known to you that this salvation of God has been sent to the Gentiles; they will also listen."
And they crucified Him, and divided up His garments among themselves, casting lots for them to decide what each man should take.
"And blessed is he who does not take offense at Me."
The steps of a man are established by the LORD, And He delights in his way.
and there will be great earthquakes, and in various places plagues and famines; and there will be terrors and great signs from heaven.
"It is like a man away on a journey, who upon leaving his house and putting his slaves in charge, assigning to each one his task, also commanded the doorkeeper to stay on the alert.
And knowing their thoughts Jesus said to them, "Any kingdom divided against itself is laid waste; and any city or house divided against itself will not stand.
All day long he is craving, While the righteous gives and does not hold back.
And these they brought before the apostles; and after praying, they laid their hands on them.
"If a man dies, will he live again? All the days of my struggle I will wait Until my change comes.
O LORD, how many are Your works! In wisdom You have made them all; The earth is full of Your possessions.
a people great and tall, the sons of the Anakim, whom you know and of whom you have heard it said, 'Who can stand before the sons of Anak?'
Be hospitable to one another without complaint.
Now there came a day when Elisha passed over to Shunem, where there was a prominent woman, and she persuaded him to eat food. And so it was, as often as he passed by, he turned in there to eat food.
Then he came there to a cave and lodged there; and behold, the word of the LORD came to him, and He said to him, "What are you doing here, Elijah?"
But one has testified somewhere, saying, "WHAT IS MAN, THAT YOU REMEMBER HIM? OR THE SON OF MAN, THAT YOU ARE CONCERNED ABOUT HIM?
They became very much afraid and said to one another, "Who then is this, that even the wind and the sea obey Him?"
Many also of those who had believed kept coming, confessing and disclosing their practices.
"And I remembered the word of the Lord, how He used to say, 'John baptized with water, but you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit.'
So Jesus said to him, "Unless you people see signs and wonders, you simply will not believe."
'Therefore, I will bring the worst of the nations, and they will possess their houses I will also make the pride of the strong ones cease, and their holy places will be profaned.
They gave him seventy pieces of silver from the house of Baal-berith with which Abimelech hired worthless and reckless fellows, and they followed him.
They said, "Lord, look, here are two swords." And He said to them, "It is enough."
"Therefore, thus says the Lord GOD, 'Because you have made your iniquity to be remembered, in that your transgressions are uncovered, so that in all your deeds your sins appear--because you have come to remembrance, you will be seized with the hand.
Then the LORD said to Moses, "Stretch out your hand over the sea so that the waters may come back over the Egyptians, over their chariots and their horsemen."
for I will give you utterance and wisdom which none of your opponents will be able to resist or refute.
They listened to him up to this statement, and then they raised their voices and said, "Away with such a fellow from the earth, for he should not be allowed to live!"
"For so the Lord has commanded us, 'I HAVE PLACED YOU AS A LIGHT FOR THE GENTILES, THAT YOU MAY BRING SALVATION TO THE END OF THE EARTH.'"
And those who will walk by this rule, peace and mercy be upon them, and upon the Israel of God.
And He said to them, "But who do you say that I am?" And Peter answered and said, "The Christ of God."
Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
Then Sanballat sent his servant to me in the same manner a fifth time with an open letter in his hand.
And his tail swept away a third of the stars of heaven and threw them to the earth And the dragon stood before the woman who was about to give birth, so that when she gave birth he might devour her child.
so these also now have been disobedient, that because of the mercy shown to you they also may now be shown mercy.
"So do not be like them; for your Father knows what you need before you ask Him.
Simon Peter said to them, "I am going fishing." They said to him, "We will also come with you." They went out and got into the boat; and that night they caught nothing.
The LORD set a definite time, saying, "Tomorrow the LORD will do this thing in the land."
"But from now on THE SON OF MAN WILL BE SEATED AT THE RIGHT HAND of the power OF GOD."
And his father Zacharias was filled with the Holy Spirit, and prophesied, saying:
There they crucified Him, and with Him two other men, one on either side, and Jesus in between.
Then he brought me back to the door of the house; and behold, water was flowing from under the threshold of the house toward the east, for the house faced east. And the water was flowing down from under, from the right side of the house, from south of the altar.
Now David was sitting between the two gates; and the watchman went up to the roof of the gate by the wall, and raised his eyes and looked, and behold, a man running by himself.
'Moreover, the one who blasphemes the name of the LORD shall surely be put to death; all the congregation shall certainly stone him. The alien as well as the native, when he blasphemes the Name, shall be put to death.
"Behold, I am the LORD, the God of all flesh; is anything too difficult for Me?"
and you will be blessed, since they do not have the means to repay you; for you will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous."
And behold, a severe earthquake had occurred, for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled away the stone and sat upon it.
For, "ALL FLESH IS LIKE GRASS, AND ALL ITS GLORY LIKE THE FLOWER OF GRASS. THE GRASS WITHERS, AND THE FLOWER FALLS OFF,
Listen, O my people, to my instruction; Incline your ears to the words of my mouth.
Arise, O LORD, in Your anger; Lift up Yourself against the rage of my adversaries, And arouse Yourself for me; You have appointed judgment.
Therefore, my beloved, flee from idolatry.
that I may be rescued from those who are disobedient in Judea, and that my service for Jerusalem may prove acceptable to the saints;
Outside are the dogs and the sorcerers and the immoral persons and the murderers and the idolaters, and everyone who loves and practices lying.
Now in the eighteenth year of King Jeroboam, the son of Nebat, Abijam became king over Judah.
and as he sowed, some seeds fell beside the road, and the birds came and ate them up.
but the sons of the kingdom will be cast out into the outer darkness; in that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth."
So Hilkiah the priest, Ahikam, Achbor, Shaphan, and Asaiah went to Huldah the prophetess, the wife of Shallum the son of Tikvah, the son of Harhas, keeper of the wardrobe (now she lived in Jerusalem in the Second Quarter); and they spoke to her.
"Therefore thus I will do to you, O Israel; Because I will do this to you, Prepare to meet your God, O Israel."
But just as you abound in everything, in faith and utterance and knowledge and in all earnestness and in the love we inspired in you, see that you abound in this gracious work also.
"Therefore the LORD God of Israel declares, 'I did indeed say that your house and the house of your father should walk before Me forever'; but now the LORD declares, 'Far be it from Me--for those who honor Me I will honor, and those who despise Me will be lightly esteemed.
'They shall not take a woman who is profaned by harlotry, nor shall they take a woman divorced from her husband; for he is holy to his God.
"Behold, I am against the prophets," declares the LORD, "who use their tongues and declare, 'The Lord declares.'
O LORD my God, if I have done this, If there is injustice in my hands,
but Christ was faithful as a Son over His house--whose house we are, if we hold fast our confidence and the boast of our hope firm until the end.
"Three times a year you shall celebrate a feast to Me.
But many of those who had heard the message believed; and the number of the men came to be about five thousand.
"Now therefore, you are cursed, and you shall never cease being slaves, both hewers of wood and drawers of water for the house of my God."
and He gave Him authority to execute judgment, because He is the Son of Man.
'You shall have no other gods before Me.
But Jesus, overhearing what was being spoken, said to the synagogue official, "Do not be afraid any longer, only believe."
And again another Scripture says, "THEY SHALL LOOK ON HIM WHOM THEY PIERCED."
having become as much better than the angels, as He has inherited a more excellent name than they.
Now when Jesus was in Bethany, at the home of Simon the leper,
Lot went up from Zoar, and stayed in the mountains, and his two daughters with him; for he was afraid to stay in Zoar; and he stayed in a cave, he and his two daughters.
'But we had to celebrate and rejoice, for this brother of yours was dead and has begun to live, and was lost and has been found.'"
He will swallow up death for all time, And the Lord GOD will wipe tears away from all faces, And He will remove the reproach of His people from all the earth; For the LORD has spoken.
For even when we were with you, we used to give you this order: if anyone is not willing to work, then he is not to eat, either.
and they are seven kings; five have fallen, one is, the other has not yet come; and when he comes, he must remain a little while.
"If a man makes a vow to the LORD, or takes an oath to bind himself with a binding obligation, he shall not violate his word; he shall do according to all that proceeds out of his mouth.
but Peter was standing at the door outside. So the other disciple, who was known to the high priest, went out and spoke to the doorkeeper, and brought Peter in.
The king arose in his anger from drinking wine and went into the palace garden; but Haman stayed to beg for his life from Queen Esther, for he saw that harm had been determined against him by the king.
"For both prophet and priest are polluted; Even in My house I have found their wickedness," declares the LORD.
"Rejoice, O nations, with His people; For He will avenge the blood of His servants, And will render vengeance on His adversaries, And will atone for His land and His people."
"Or what man is there among you who, when his son asks for a loaf, will give him a stone?
"He is not here, but He has risen Remember how He spoke to you while He was still in Galilee,
He was buried in his grave in the garden of Uzza, and Josiah his son became king in his place.
Then the king commanded Hilkiah the high priest and the priests of the second order and the doorkeepers, to bring out of the temple of the LORD all the vessels that were made for Baal, for Asherah, and for all the host of heaven; and he burned them outside Jerusalem in the fields of the Kidron, and carried their ashes to Bethel.
Now the city was large and spacious, but the people in it were few and the houses were not built.
Then Moses arose and went to Dathan and Abiram, with the elders of Israel following him,
After five days the high priest Ananias came down with some elders, with an attorney named Tertullus, and they brought charges to the governor against Paul.
"When a strong man, fully armed, guards his own house, his possessions are undisturbed.
"An evil and adulterous generation seeks after a sign; and a sign will not be given it, except the sign of Jonah." And He left them and went away.
Jesus answered and said to them, "Go and report to John what you hear and see:
Behold, the LORD lays the earth waste, devastates it, distorts its surface and scatters its inhabitants.
Then two women who were harlots came to the king and stood before him.
speaking to the priests who belong to the house of the LORD of hosts, and to the prophets, saying, "Shall I weep in the fifth month and abstain, as I have done these many years?"
Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
"But the greatest among you shall be your servant.
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, But a wise man is he who listens to counsel.
Then Aaron lifted up his hands toward the people and blessed them, and he stepped down after making the sin offering and the burnt offering and the peace offerings.
"For many will come in My name, saying, 'I am the Christ,' and will mislead many.
"You shall not follow the masses in doing evil, nor shall you testify in a dispute so as to turn aside after a multitude in order to pervert justice;
So Moses took the carts and the oxen and gave them to the Levites.
God is faithful, through whom you were called into fellowship with His Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.
And they sent their disciples to Him, along with the Herodians, saying, "Teacher, we know that You are truthful and teach the way of God in truth, and defer to no one; for You are not partial to any.
Why do You forget us forever? Why do You forsake us so long?
"Therefore You delivered them into the hand of their oppressors who oppressed them, But when they cried to You in the time of their distress, You heard from heaven, and according to Your great compassion You gave them deliverers who delivered them from the hand of their oppressors.
"If a man strikes his male or female slave with a rod and he dies at his hand, he shall be punished.
Then the LORD said to Moses, "Why are you crying out to Me? Tell the sons of Israel to go forward.
and as the women were terrified and bowed their faces to the ground, the men said to them, "Why do you seek the living One among the dead?
and returned from the tomb and reported all these things to the eleven and to all the rest.
nor do you take into account that it is expedient for you that one man die for the people, and that the whole nation not perish."
for he who has died is freed from sin.
Every priest stands daily ministering and offering time after time the same sacrifices, which can never take away sins;
So the crowd of people who stood by and heard it were saying that it had thundered; others were saying, "An angel has spoken to Him."
"Fathers shall not be put to death for their sons, nor shall sons be put to death for their fathers; everyone shall be put to death for his own sin.
When Esau was forty years old he married Judith the daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and Basemath the daughter of Elon the Hittite;
'Your doom has come to you, O inhabitant of the land. The time has come, the day is near--tumult rather than joyful shouting on the mountains.
And it came about in the days of Amraphel king of Shinar, Arioch king of Ellasar, Chedorlaomer king of Elam, and Tidal king of Goiim,
Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
Therefore Jesus said, "Let her alone, so that she may keep it for the day of My burial.
For I say that Christ has become a servant to the circumcision on behalf of the truth of God to confirm the promises given to the fathers,
Then the eyes of the blind will be opened And the ears of the deaf will be unstopped.
"But when you give a reception, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind,
"Truly I say to you, this generation will not pass away until all these things take place.
"He will call upon Me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble; I will rescue him and honor him.
Again, she gave birth to his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of flocks, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.
And they said to her, "Woman, why are you weeping?" She said to them, "Because they have taken away my Lord, and I do not know where they have laid Him."
But he himself went a day's journey into the wilderness, and came and sat down under a juniper tree; and he requested for himself that he might die, and said, "It is enough; now, O LORD, take my life, for I am not better than my fathers."
"Speak to the sons of Israel, saying, 'He who offers the sacrifice of his peace offerings to the LORD shall bring his offering to the LORD from the sacrifice of his peace offerings.
"I came forth from the Father and have come into the world; I am leaving the world again and going to the Father."
They were stoned, they were sawn in two, they were tempted, they were put to death with the sword; they went about in sheepskins, in goatskins, being destitute, afflicted, ill-treated
"In that day," declares the LORD of hosts, "the peg driven in a firm place will give way; it will even break off and fall, and the load hanging on it will be cut off, for the LORD has spoken."
But these words appeared to them as nonsense, and they would not believe them.
"And now, behold, I know that all of you, among whom I went about preaching the kingdom, will no longer see my face.
that is, the mystery which has been hidden from the past ages and generations, but has now been manifested to His saints,
one young bull, one ram, one male lamb one year old, for a burnt offering;
Then the word of the LORD of hosts came to me, saying,
The oracle concerning Babylon which Isaiah the son of Amoz saw.
The sum of Your word is truth, And every one of Your righteous ordinances is everlasting.
"Even if the other man lives a thousand years twice and does not enjoy good things--do not all go to one place?"
"But I have a baptism to undergo, and how distressed I am until it is accomplished!
"Behold, I know your thoughts, And the plans by which you would wrong me.
'Every male among the priests may eat of it; it is most holy.
'Are not these the words which the LORD proclaimed by the former prophets, when Jerusalem was inhabited and prosperous along with its cities around it, and the Negev and the foothills were inhabited?'"
Peter said, "Lord, are You addressing this parable to us, or to everyone else as well?"
The descendants of Israel separated themselves from all foreigners, and stood and confessed their sins and the iniquities of their fathers.
And do not neglect doing good and sharing, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.
for bodily discipline is only of little profit, but godliness is profitable for all things, since it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come.
'For My eye will have no pity on you, nor will I spare you, but I will bring your ways upon you, and your abominations will be among you; then you will know that I am the LORD!'
Yet You have made him a little lower than God, And You crown him with glory and majesty!
'For whoever eats the fat of the animal from which an offering by fire is offered to the LORD, even the person who eats shall be cut off from his people.
Now when day came, the chief magistrates sent their policemen, saying, "Release those men."
On the fourth day it was Elizur the son of Shedeur, leader of the sons of Reuben;
They answered and said to Him, "Abraham is our father " Jesus said to them, "If you are Abraham's children, do the deeds of Abraham.
"And then if anyone says to you, 'Behold, here is the Christ'; or, 'Behold, He is there'; do not believe him;
On your walls, O Jerusalem, I have appointed watchmen; All day and all night they will never keep silent You who remind the LORD, take no rest for yourselves;
When it was day, the Jews formed a conspiracy and bound themselves under an oath, saying that they would neither eat nor drink until they had killed Paul.
She had a sister called Mary, who was seated at the Lord's feet, listening to His word.
"Brethren, sons of Abraham's family, and those among you who fear God, to us the message of this salvation has been sent.
Her neighbors and her relatives heard that the Lord had displayed His great mercy toward her; and they were rejoicing with her.
But He said to them, "I have food to eat that you do not know about."
but in every nation the man who fears Him and does what is right is welcome to Him.
shall by no means see the land which I swore to their fathers, nor shall any of those who spurned Me see it.
on the day when, according to my gospel, God will judge the secrets of men through Christ Jesus.
"And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or farms for My name's sake, will receive many times as much, and will inherit eternal life.
Then Samuel died; and all Israel gathered together and mourned for him, and buried him at his house in Ramah And David arose and went down to the wilderness of Paran.
"But these things I have spoken to you, so that when their hour comes, you may remember that I told you of them These things I did not say to you at the beginning, because I was with you.
so that the violence done to the seventy sons of Jerubbaal might come, and their blood might be laid on Abimelech their brother, who killed them, and on the men of Shechem, who strengthened his hands to kill his brothers.
"Speak, now, in the hearing of all the leaders of Shechem, 'Which is better for you, that seventy men, all the sons of Jerubbaal, rule over you, or that one man rule over you?' Also, remember that I am your bone and your flesh."
After Jesus called the crowd to Him, He said to them, "Hear and understand.
Bind them on your fingers; Write them on the tablet of your heart.
He also defiled Topheth, which is in the valley of the son of Hinnom, that no man might make his son or his daughter pass through the fire for Molech.
At the morning watch, the LORD looked down on the army of the Egyptians through the pillar of fire and cloud and brought the army of the Egyptians into confusion.
'But no sin offering of which any of the blood is brought into the tent of meeting to make atonement in the holy place shall be eaten; it shall be burned with fire.
It came about as he was worshiping in the house of Nisroch his god, that Adrammelech and Sharezer killed him with the sword; and they escaped into the land of Ararat And Esarhaddon his son became king in his place.
Then Joshua called for them and spoke to them, saying, "Why have you deceived us, saying, 'We are very far from you,' when you are living within our land?
"He does not believe that he will return from darkness, And he is destined for the sword.
And he ordered them to be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ. Then they asked him to stay on for a few days.
They tried to give Him wine mixed with myrrh; but He did not take it.
Cretans and Arabs--we hear them in our own tongues speaking of the mighty deeds of God."
but now has been revealed by the appearing of our Savior Christ Jesus, who abolished death and brought life and immortality to light through the gospel,
and he made its five pillars with their hooks, and he overlaid their tops and their bands with gold; but their five sockets were of bronze.
And He continued by questioning them, "But who do you say that I am?" Peter answered and said to Him, "You are the Christ."
"For while you are going with your opponent to appear before the magistrate, on your way there make an effort to settle with him, so that he may not drag you before the judge, and the judge turn you over to the officer, and the officer throw you into prison.
"He who eats My flesh and drinks My blood abides in Me, and I in him.
In the eighth month of the second year of Darius, the word of the LORD came to Zechariah the prophet, the son of Berechiah, the son of Iddo saying,
And he was reasoning in the synagogue every Sabbath and trying to persuade Jews and Greeks.
The LORD is compassionate and gracious, Slow to anger and abounding in lovingkindness.
"I have come into my garden, my sister, my bride; I have gathered my myrrh along with my balsam I have eaten my honeycomb and my honey; I have drunk my wine and my milk Eat, friends; Drink and imbibe deeply, O lovers."
and said to him, "Every man serves the good wine first, and when the people have drunk freely, then he serves the poorer wine; but you have kept the good wine until now."
Now Adonijah the son of Haggith came to Bathsheba the mother of Solomon. And she said, "Do you come peacefully?" And he said, "Peacefully."
TO SHINE UPON THOSE WHO SIT IN DARKNESS AND THE SHADOW OF DEATH, To guide our feet into the way of peace."
"For their sakes I sanctify Myself, that they themselves also may be sanctified in truth.
"He who has found his life will lose it, and he who has lost his life for My sake will find it.
As He entered a village, ten leprous men who stood at a distance met Him;
"For we are slaves; yet in our bondage our God has not forsaken us, but has extended lovingkindness to us in the sight of the kings of Persia, to give us reviving to raise up the house of our God, to restore its ruins and to give us a wall in Judah and Jerusalem.
My son, do not reject the discipline of the LORD Or loathe His reproof,
with gentleness correcting those who are in opposition, if perhaps God may grant them repentance leading to the knowledge of the truth,
even all the numbered men were 603,550.
"Therefore bear fruit in keeping with repentance;
And when an attempt was made by both the Gentiles and the Jews with their rulers, to mistreat and to stone them,
I urge Euodia and I urge Syntyche to live in harmony in the Lord.
Now Gaal the son of Ebed came with his relatives, and crossed over into Shechem; and the men of Shechem put their trust in him.
'You shall not hate your fellow countryman in your heart; you may surely reprove your neighbor, but shall not incur sin because of him.
She has prepared her food, she has mixed her wine; She has also set her table;
Without father, without mother, without genealogy, having neither beginning of days nor end of life, but made like the Son of God, he remains a priest perpetually.
and said to them, "Whoever receives this child in My name receives Me, and whoever receives Me receives Him who sent Me; for the one who is least among all of you, this is the one who is great."
And He said to him, "I am the LORD who brought you out of Ur of the Chaldeans, to give you this land to possess it."
And Hamath also, which borders on it; Tyre and Sidon, though they are very wise.
Then the fame of David went out into all the lands; and the LORD brought the fear of him on all the nations.
In this case, moreover, it is required of stewards that one be found trustworthy.
So Jesus, again being deeply moved within, came to the tomb. Now it was a cave, and a stone was lying against it.
for I say to you, I will not drink of the fruit of the vine from now on until the kingdom of God comes."
In the second year of Joash son of Joahaz king of Israel, Amaziah the son of Joash king of Judah became king.
And I heard the number of those who were sealed, one hundred and forty-four thousand sealed from every tribe of the sons of Israel:
The large crowd of the Jews then learned that He was there; and they came, not for Jesus' sake only, but that they might also see Lazarus, whom He raised from the dead.
Seeing a lone fig tree by the road, He came to it and found nothing on it except leaves only; and He said to it, "No longer shall there ever be any fruit from you." And at once the fig tree withered.
When they came to Capernaum, those who collected the two-drachma tax came to Peter and said, "Does your teacher not pay the two-drachma tax?"
And Paul said, "I was not aware, brethren, that he was high priest; for it is written, 'YOU SHALL NOT SPEAK EVIL OF A RULER OF YOUR PEOPLE.'"
So Jesus said to Peter, "Put the sword into the sheath; the cup which the Father has given Me, shall I not drink it?"
and looking up to heaven with a deep sigh, He said to him, "Ephphatha!" that is, "Be opened!"
Nevertheless many even of the rulers believed in Him, but because of the Pharisees they were not confessing Him, for fear that they would be put out of the synagogue;
and say, 'If we had been living in the days of our fathers, we would not have been partners with them in shedding the blood of the prophets.'
"On exactly the tenth day of this seventh month is the day of atonement; it shall be a holy convocation for you, and you shall humble your souls and present an offering by fire to the LORD.
As I looked, behold, a storm wind was coming from the north, a great cloud with fire flashing forth continually and a bright light around it, and in its midst something like glowing metal in the midst of the fire.
Jesus then came out, wearing the crown of thorns and the purple robe. Pilate said to them, "Behold, the Man!"
"Son of man, set your face toward the mountains of Israel, and prophesy against them
"Now I am making one request of you; do not refuse me." And she said to him, "Speak."
Oh that I had in the desert A wayfarers' lodging place; That I might leave my people And go from them! For all of them are adulterers, An assembly of treacherous men.
and my message and my preaching were not in persuasive words of wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power,
However at that time, when you did not know God, you were slaves to those which by nature are no gods.
With their wickedness they make the king glad, And the princes with their lies.
and may the Lord cause you to increase and abound in love for one another, and for all people, just as we also do for you;
"But Abraham said, 'Child, remember that during your life you received your good things, and likewise Lazarus bad things; but now he is being comforted here, and you are in agony.
But to the others He said in my hearing, "Go through the city after him and strike; do not let your eye have pity and do not spare.
"But if you will not do so, behold, you have sinned against the LORD, and be sure your sin will find you out.
and one male goat for a sin offering, besides the continual burnt offering, its grain offering and its drink offerings.
Do not boast about tomorrow, For you do not know what a day may bring forth.
'The priest shall offer them up in smoke on the altar as an offering by fire to the LORD; it is a guilt offering.
Now this man would go up from his city yearly to worship and to sacrifice to the LORD of hosts in Shiloh. And the two sons of Eli, Hophni and Phinehas, were priests to the LORD there.
For many deceivers have gone out into the world, those who do not acknowledge Jesus Christ as coming in the flesh This is the deceiver and the antichrist.
Furthermore, Ahithophel said to Absalom, "Please let me choose 12,000 men that I may arise and pursue David tonight.
Then a fugitive came and told Abram the Hebrew Now he was living by the oaks of Mamre the Amorite, brother of Eshcol and brother of Aner, and these were allies with Abram.
for we cannot stop speaking about what we have seen and heard."
Now on the next day, the day after the preparation, the chief priests and the Pharisees gathered together with Pilate,
"You are the sons of the LORD your God; you shall not cut yourselves nor shave your forehead for the sake of the dead.
Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
'Disaster will come upon disaster and rumor will be added to rumor; then they will seek a vision from a prophet, but the law will be lost from the priest and counsel from the elders.
At the command of the LORD they camped, and at the command of the LORD they set out; they kept the LORD'S charge, according to the command of the LORD through Moses.
"The LORD will fight for you while you keep silent."
"And while they were going away to make the purchase, the bridegroom came, and those who were ready went in with him to the wedding feast; and the door was shut.
one gold pan of ten shekels, full of incense;
Among them was Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James and Joseph, and the mother of the sons of Zebedee.
"You made their sons numerous as the stars of heaven, And You brought them into the land Which You had told their fathers to enter and possess.
"But if it has any defect, such as lameness or blindness, or any serious defect, you shall not sacrifice it to the LORD your God.
Salmon was the father of Boaz by Rahab, Boaz was the father of Obed by Ruth, and Obed the father of Jesse.
"If you love those who love you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners love those who love them.
If we receive the testimony of men, the testimony of God is greater; for the testimony of God is this, that He has testified concerning His Son.
For a thousand years in Your sight Are like yesterday when it passes by, Or as a watch in the night.
Then all the congregation lifted up their voices and cried, and the people wept that night.
Then Jacob summoned his sons and said, "Assemble yourselves that I may tell you what will befall you in the days to come.
Ashkelon will see it and be afraid. Gaza too will writhe in great pain; Also Ekron, for her expectation has been confounded. Moreover, the king will perish from Gaza, And Ashkelon will not be inhabited.
"For if you refuse to let them go and continue to hold them,
and he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had while uncircumcised, so that he might be the father of all who believe without being circumcised, that righteousness might be credited to them,
And He said to them, "Why are you troubled, and why do doubts arise in your hearts?
Martha then said to Jesus, "Lord, if You had been here, my brother would not have died.
He said, "I heard the sound of You in the garden, and I was afraid because I was naked; so I hid myself."
"So your altars will become desolate and your incense altars will be smashed; and I will make your slain fall in front of your idols.
the men of Kiriath-jearim, Chephirah and Beeroth, 743;
If I have the gift of prophecy, and know all mysteries and all knowledge; and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing.
and Andrew, and Philip, and Bartholomew, and Matthew, and Thomas, and James the son of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus, and Simon the Zealot;
"Then a spirit passed by my face; The hair of my flesh bristled up.
Then the sons of Israel did what was evil in the sight of the LORD; and the LORD gave them into the hands of Midian seven years.
to those who by perseverance in doing good seek for glory and honor and immortality, eternal life;
Demons also were coming out of many, shouting, "You are the Son of God!" But rebuking them, He would not allow them to speak, because they knew Him to be the Christ.
For you have heard of my former manner of life in Judaism, how I used to persecute the church of God beyond measure and tried to destroy it;
Now when He had spoken, a Pharisee asked Him to have lunch with him; and He went in, and reclined at the table.
The soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing, But the soul of the diligent is made fat.
The words of King Lemuel, the oracle which his mother taught him:
All the ways of a man are clean in his own sight, But the LORD weighs the motives.
When the LORD saw that he turned aside to look, God called to him from the midst of the bush and said, "Moses, Moses!" And he said, "Here I am."
And he carried me away in the Spirit into a wilderness; and I saw a woman sitting on a scarlet beast, full of blasphemous names, having seven heads and ten horns.
"But we were hoping that it was He who was going to redeem Israel. Indeed, besides all this, it is the third day since these things happened.
But one and the same Spirit works all these things, distributing to each one individually just as He wills.
For as yet they did not understand the Scripture, that He must rise again from the dead.
Now Peter was sitting outside in the courtyard, and a servant-girl came to him and said, "You too were with Jesus the Galilean."
but showing lovingkindness to thousands, to those who love Me and keep My commandments.
"While it remained unsold, did it not remain your own? And after it was sold, was it not under your control? Why is it that you have conceived this deed in your heart? You have not lied to men but to God."
Shalmaneser king of Assyria came up against him, and Hoshea became his servant and paid him tribute.
'In the fifth year you are to eat of its fruit, that its yield may increase for you; I am the LORD your God.
"In the generations gone by He permitted all the nations to go their own ways;
Or did I commit a sin in humbling myself so that you might be exalted, because I preached the gospel of God to you without charge?
Behold, six men came from the direction of the upper gate which faces north, each with his shattering weapon in his hand; and among them was a certain man clothed in linen with a writing case at his loins. And they went in and stood beside the bronze altar.
Then the LORD said to Moses, "Behold, I will rain bread from heaven for you; and the people shall go out and gather a day's portion every day, that I may test them, whether or not they will walk in My instruction.
In hope against hope he believed, so that he might become a father of many nations according to that which had been spoken, "SO SHALL YOUR DESCENDANTS BE."
"But I say to you truthfully, there are some of those standing here who will not taste death until they see the kingdom of God."
Make me know Your ways, O LORD; Teach me Your paths.
Even Simon himself believed; and after being baptized, he continued on with Philip, and as he observed signs and great miracles taking place, he was constantly amazed.
"If a man has two wives, the one loved and the other unloved, and both the loved and the unloved have borne him sons, if the firstborn son belongs to the unloved,
"They tie up heavy burdens and lay them on men's shoulders, but they themselves are unwilling to move them with so much as a finger.
These things Isaiah said because he saw His glory, and he spoke of Him.
and that every tongue will confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.
"So in the present case, I say to you, stay away from these men and let them alone, for if this plan or action is of men, it will be overthrown;
and his army, even their numbered men, 54,400.
Hate evil, love good, And establish justice in the gate! Perhaps the LORD God of hosts May be gracious to the remnant of Joseph.
These are the ones who have not been defiled with women, for they have kept themselves chaste These are the ones who follow the Lamb wherever He goes These have been purchased from among men as first fruits to God and to the Lamb.
not as a result of works, so that no one may boast.
their numbered men of the tribe of Benjamin were 35,400.
'When you eat and drink, do you not eat for yourselves and do you not drink for yourselves?
And every created thing which is in heaven and on the earth and under the earth and on the sea, and all things in them, I heard saying, "To Him who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb, be blessing and honor and glory and dominion forever and ever."
["For the Son of Man has come to save that which was lost.]
"Take also a few in number from them and bind them in the edges of your robes.
He took the mantle of Elijah that fell from him and struck the waters and said, "Where is the LORD, the God of Elijah?" And when he also had struck the waters, they were divided here and there; and Elisha crossed over.
The LORD restored the fortunes of Job when he prayed for his friends, and the LORD increased all that Job had twofold.
God made the beasts of the earth after their kind, and the cattle after their kind, and everything that creeps on the ground after its kind; and God saw that it was good.
He performs great signs, so that he even makes fire come down out of heaven to the earth in the presence of men.
'Every male among the priests may eat of it. It shall be eaten in a holy place; it is most holy.
Then the disciples of John came to Him, asking, "Why do we and the Pharisees fast, but Your disciples do not fast?"
The LORD is near to all who call upon Him, To all who call upon Him in truth.
The king's servants said to him, "Behold, Haman is standing in the court." And the king said, "Let him come in."
Now on the Levites' platform stood Jeshua, Bani, Kadmiel, Shebaniah, Bunni, Sherebiah, Bani and Chenani, and they cried with a loud voice to the LORD their God.
'The guilt offering is like the sin offering, there is one law for them; the priest who makes atonement with it shall have it.
"It is not this way among you, but whoever wishes to become great among you shall be your servant,
"But as for you and your servants, I know that you do not yet fear the LORD God."
'But the person who does anything defiantly, whether he is native or an alien, that one is blaspheming the LORD; and that person shall be cut off from among his people.
So speak and so act as those who are to be judged by the law of liberty.
Pilate came out again and said to them, "Behold, I am bringing Him out to you so that you may know that I find no guilt in Him."
But Jesus looked at them and said, "What then is this that is written: 'THE STONE WHICH THE BUILDERS REJECTED, THIS BECAME THE CHIEF CORNER stone'?
Now the Philistines gathered their armies for battle; and they were gathered at Socoh which belongs to Judah, and they camped between Socoh and Azekah, in Ephes-dammim.
being darkened in their understanding, excluded from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, because of the hardness of their heart;
Abraham called the name of that place The LORD Will Provide, as it is said to this day, "In the mount of the LORD it will be provided."
And he said to me, "The waters which you saw where the harlot sits, are peoples and multitudes and nations and tongues.
Now the men who were holding Jesus in custody were mocking Him and beating Him,
that the Christ was to suffer, and that by reason of His resurrection from the dead He would be the first to proclaim light both to the Jewish people and to the Gentiles."
Now Jesus stood before the governor, and the governor questioned Him, saying, "Are You the King of the Jews?" And Jesus said to him, "It is as you say."
And a leper came to Him and bowed down before Him, and said, "Lord, if You are willing, You can make me clean."
In the synagogue there was a man possessed by the spirit of an unclean demon, and he cried out with a loud voice,
But it greatly displeased Jonah and he became angry.
When the Canaanite, the king of Arad, who lived in the Negev, heard that Israel was coming by the way of Atharim, then he fought against Israel and took some of them captive.
Commit your way to the LORD, Trust also in Him, and He will do it.
Older men are to be temperate, dignified, sensible, sound in faith, in love, in perseverance.
And it came about in the month Nisan, in the twentieth year of King Artaxerxes, that wine was before him, and I took up the wine and gave it to the king. Now I had not been sad in his presence.
And His disciples asked Him, "Why then do the scribes say that Elijah must come first?"
For it will be a unique day which is known to the LORD, neither day nor night, but it will come about that at evening time there will be light.
For we do not want you to be unaware, brethren, of our affliction which came to us in Asia, that we were burdened excessively, beyond our strength, so that we despaired even of life;
He said to me, "Son of man, now dig through the wall." So I dug through the wall, and behold, an entrance.
"You shall take with you of every clean animal by sevens, a male and his female; and of the animals that are not clean two, a male and his female;
"Take again some of them and throw them into the fire and burn them in the fire; from it a fire will spread to all the house of Israel.
Then Moses said, "What if they will not believe me or listen to what I say? For they may say, 'The LORD has not appeared to you.'"
The LORD then spoke to Moses at Mount Sinai, saying,
Then a voice came out of the cloud, saying, "This is My Son, My Chosen One; listen to Him!"
"For what I fear comes upon me, And what I dread befalls me.
Paul said, "John baptized with the baptism of repentance, telling the people to believe in Him who was coming after him, that is, in Jesus."
and the two kidneys with the fat that is on them, which is on the loins, and the lobe on the liver he shall remove with the kidneys.
"You were the anointed cherub who covers, And I placed you there You were on the holy mountain of God; You walked in the midst of the stones of fire.
And Jesus said to him, "Why do you call Me good? No one is good except God alone.
And a mongrel race will dwell in Ashdod, And I will cut off the pride of the Philistines.
The oracle of Nineveh. The book of the vision of Nahum the Elkoshite.
Then God said to Jacob, "Arise, go up to Bethel and live there, and make an altar there to God, who appeared to you when you fled from your brother Esau."
Then the word of the LORD came to me, saying,
I saw another strong angel coming down out of heaven, clothed with a cloud; and the rainbow was upon his head, and his face was like the sun, and his feet like pillars of fire;
For if because of food your brother is hurt, you are no longer walking according to love Do not destroy with your food him for whom Christ died.
So the crowd marveled as they saw the mute speaking, the crippled restored, and the lame walking, and the blind seeing; and they glorified the God of Israel.
"And whoever in the name of a disciple gives to one of these little ones even a cup of cold water to drink, truly I say to you, he shall not lose his reward."
"But who can endure the day of His coming? And who can stand when He appears? For He is like a refiner's fire and like fullers' soap.
The king said, "What honor or dignity has been bestowed on Mordecai for this?" Then the king's servants who attended him said, "Nothing has been done for him."
And they, after worshiping Him, returned to Jerusalem with great joy,
When Jesus therefore saw her weeping, and the Jews who came with her also weeping, He was deeply moved in spirit and was troubled,
and those who are in the flesh cannot please God.
We ought always to give thanks to God for you, brethren, as is only fitting, because your faith is greatly enlarged, and the love of each one of you toward one another grows ever greater;
"In all your dwellings, cities will become waste and the high places will be desolate, that your altars may become waste and desolate, your idols may be broken and brought to an end, your incense altars may be cut down, and your works may be blotted out.
Daniel said, "I was looking in my vision by night, and behold, the four winds of heaven were stirring up the great sea.
"Whoever is naive, let him turn in here!" To him who lacks understanding she says,
'Yet they are Your people, even Your inheritance, whom You have brought out by Your great power and Your outstretched arm.'
'Remember Your servants, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob; do not look at the stubbornness of this people or at their wickedness or their sin.
Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
to malign no one, to be peaceable, gentle, showing every consideration for all men.
"Any place that does not receive you or listen to you, as you go out from there, shake the dust off the soles of your feet for a testimony against them."
"Woe to the rebellious children," declares the LORD, "Who execute a plan, but not Mine, And make an alliance, but not of My Spirit, In order to add sin to sin;
When a man's ways are pleasing to the LORD, He makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.
He had him ride in his second chariot; and they proclaimed before him, "Bow the knee!" And he set him over all the land of Egypt.
We have become orphans without a father, Our mothers are like widows.
They sent messages to me four times in this manner, and I answered them in the same way.
Remind them of these things, and solemnly charge them in the presence of God not to wrangle about words, which is useless and leads to the ruin of the hearers.
'But I have a few things against you, because you have there some who hold the teaching of Balaam, who kept teaching Balak to put a stumbling block before the sons of Israel, to eat things sacrificed to idols and to commit acts of immorality.
"Only in the cities of these peoples that the LORD your God is giving you as an inheritance, you shall not leave alive anything that breathes.
'Between morning and evening they are broken in pieces; Unobserved, they perish forever.
'None of you shall approach any blood relative of his to uncover nakedness; I am the LORD.
to be a minister of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles, ministering as a priest the gospel of God, so that my offering of the Gentiles may become acceptable, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.
"Now his older son was in the field, and when he came and approached the house, he heard music and dancing.
"These things they will do because they have not known the Father or Me.
and they began selling their property and possessions and were sharing them with all, as anyone might have need.
"Let everyone be on guard against his neighbor, And do not trust any brother; Because every brother deals craftily, And every neighbor goes about as a slanderer.
When I was a child, I used to speak like a child, think like a child, reason like a child; when I became a man, I did away with childish things.
And He said to another, "Follow Me." But he said, "Lord, permit me first to go and bury my father."
The priest of Zeus, whose temple was just outside the city, brought oxen and garlands to the gates, and wanted to offer sacrifice with the crowds.
For their hearts are like an oven As they approach their plotting; Their anger smolders all night, In the morning it burns like a flaming fire.
The words of Nehemiah the son of Hacaliah Now it happened in the month Chislev, in the twentieth year, while I was in Susa the capitol,
"BLESSED ARE THOSE WHOSE LAWLESS DEEDS HAVE BEEN FORGIVEN, AND WHOSE SINS HAVE BEEN COVERED.
and exchanged the glory of the incorruptible God for an image in the form of corruptible man and of birds and four-footed animals and crawling creatures.
"And you, child, will be called the prophet of the Most High; For you will go on BEFORE THE LORD TO PREPARE HIS WAYS;
"Six days you shall labor and do all your work,
"And we preach to you the good news of the promise made to the fathers,
Therefore many of the Jews who came to Mary, and saw what He had done, believed in Him.
"From the days of your fathers you have turned aside from My statutes and have not kept them Return to Me, and I will return to you," says the LORD of hosts. "But you say, 'How shall we return?'
Then Solomon formed a marriage alliance with Pharaoh king of Egypt, and took Pharaoh's daughter and brought her to the city of David until he had finished building his own house and the house of the LORD and the wall around Jerusalem.
'And besides all this, between us and you there is a great chasm fixed, so that those who wish to come over from here to you will not be able, and that none may cross over from there to us.'
Many women were there looking on from a distance, who had followed Jesus from Galilee while ministering to Him.
"However, You bore with them for many years, And admonished them by Your Spirit through Your prophets, Yet they would not give ear. Therefore You gave them into the hand of the peoples of the lands.
And He went a little beyond them, and fell to the ground and began to pray that if it were possible, the hour might pass Him by.
Now I urge you, brethren, by our Lord Jesus Christ and by the love of the Spirit, to strive together with me in your prayers to God for me,
nor height, nor depth, nor any other created thing, will be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
strengthened with all power, according to His glorious might, for the attaining of all steadfastness and patience; joyously
with one of which the black horses are going forth to the north country; and the white ones go forth after them, while the dappled ones go forth to the south country.
"Behold, how happy is the man whom God reproves, So do not despise the discipline of the Almighty.
For I testify about them that they have a zeal for God, but not in accordance with knowledge.
Then I spoke and said to the angel who was speaking with me, "What are these, my lord?"
"Thus says the Lord GOD, 'A disaster, unique disaster, behold it is coming!
That they may know that You alone, whose name is the LORD, Are the Most High over all the earth.
"You blind guides, who strain out a gnat and swallow a camel!
He said, "What have you done? The voice of your brother's blood is crying to Me from the ground.
Jesus said to him, "Truly I say to you that this very night, before a rooster crows, you will deny Me three times."
and the face-cloth which had been on His head, not lying with the linen wrappings, but rolled up in a place by itself.
So they said to Him, "What then do You do for a sign, so that we may see, and believe You? What work do You perform?
"He will sit as a smelter and purifier of silver, and He will purify the sons of Levi and refine them like gold and silver, so that they may present to the LORD offerings in righteousness.
Our pursuers are at our necks; We are worn out, there is no rest for us.
Whoever confesses that Jesus is the Son of God, God abides in him, and he in God.
"But I say to you, make no oath at all, either by heaven, for it is the throne of God,
As for the portions of fat from the ox and from the ram, the fat tail, and the fat covering, and the kidneys and the lobe of the liver,
promising them freedom while they themselves are slaves of corruption; for by what a man is overcome, by this he is enslaved.
"For all the nations have drunk of the wine of the passion of her immorality, and the kings of the earth have committed acts of immorality with her, and the merchants of the earth have become rich by the wealth of her sensuality."
"And why do you not even on your own initiative judge what is right?
At that time Herod the tetrarch heard the news about Jesus,
Lift up your eyes on high And see who has created these stars, The One who leads forth their host by number, He calls them all by name; Because of the greatness of His might and the strength of His power, Not one of them is missing.
And a woman who had been suffering from a hemorrhage for twelve years, came up behind Him and touched the fringe of His cloak;
Now in the morning, when He was returning to the city, He became hungry.
And admonished them in order to turn them back to Your law Yet they acted arrogantly and did not listen to Your commandments but sinned against Your ordinances, By which if a man observes them he shall live And they turned a stubborn shoulder and stiffened their neck, and would not listen.
He keeps all his bones, Not one of them is broken.
'These are the things which you should do: speak the truth to one another; judge with truth and judgment for peace in your gates.
But Moses' hands were heavy. Then they took a stone and put it under him, and he sat on it; and Aaron and Hur supported his hands, one on one side and one on the other. Thus his hands were steady until the sun set.
While they stood in their place, they read from the book of the law of the LORD their God for a fourth of the day; and for another fourth they confessed and worshiped the LORD their God.
"Put me like a seal over your heart, Like a seal on your arm For love is as strong as death, Jealousy is as severe as Sheol; Its flashes are flashes of fire, The very flame of the LORD.
Make every effort to come before winter. Eubulus greets you, also Pudens and Linus and Claudia and all the brethren.