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for the words which You gave Me I have given to them; and they received them and truly understood that I came forth from You, and they believed that You sent Me.
Then Jacob went on his journey, and came to the land of the sons of the east.
For I am the least of the apostles, and not fit to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
Then the proconsul believed when he saw what had happened, being amazed at the teaching of the Lord.
So then He has mercy on whom He desires, and He hardens whom He desires.
"For thus says the LORD, 'When seventy years have been completed for Babylon, I will visit you and fulfill My good word to you, to bring you back to this place.
The LORD reigns, He is clothed with majesty; The LORD has clothed and girded Himself with strength; Indeed, the world is firmly established, it will not be moved.
for Demas, having loved this present world, has deserted me and gone to Thessalonica; Crescens has gone to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia.
"Not that anyone has seen the Father, except the One who is from God; He has seen the Father.
He established the earth upon its foundations, So that it will not totter forever and ever.
"Behold, I am with you and will keep you wherever you go, and will bring you back to this land; for I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you."
Beloved, if our heart does not condemn us, we have confidence before God;
The word of the LORD came again to me saying,
Serve the LORD with gladness; Come before Him with joyful singing.
All the people perceived the thunder and the lightning flashes and the sound of the trumpet and the mountain smoking; and when the people saw it, they trembled and stood at a distance.
The man named Barabbas had been imprisoned with the insurrectionists who had committed murder in the insurrection.
"But his citizens hated him and sent a delegation after him, saying, 'We do not want this man to reign over us.'
So Jesus said to the twelve, "You do not want to go away also, do you?"
So the LORD said to him, "Therefore whoever kills Cain, vengeance will be taken on him sevenfold " And the LORD appointed a sign for Cain, so that no one finding him would slay him.
and Beth-arabah and Zemaraim and Bethel,
"Some of those who were with us went to the tomb and found it just exactly as the women also had said; but Him they did not see."
"Blessed is the man who listens to me, Watching daily at my gates, Waiting at my doorposts.
I will sing of the lovingkindness of the LORD forever; To all generations I will make known Your faithfulness with my mouth.
that you receive her in the Lord in a manner worthy of the saints, and that you help her in whatever matter she may have need of you; for she herself has also been a helper of many, and of myself as well.
Abimelech said to Abraham, "What do these seven ewe lambs mean, which you have set by themselves?"
And He said to them, "Are you so lacking in understanding also? Do you not understand that whatever goes into the man from outside cannot defile him,
"For you first, God raised up His Servant and sent Him to bless you by turning every one of you from your wicked ways."
"Many will be purged, purified and refined, but the wicked will act wickedly; and none of the wicked will understand, but those who have insight will understand.
My son, observe the commandment of your father And do not forsake the teaching of your mother;
"I permitted Myself to be sought by those who did not ask for Me; I permitted Myself to be found by those who did not seek Me I said, 'Here am I, here am I,' To a nation which did not call on My name.
If from human motives I fought with wild beasts at Ephesus, what does it profit me? If the dead are not raised, LET US EAT AND DRINK, FOR TOMORROW WE DIE.
"But you, Israel, My servant, Jacob whom I have chosen, Descendant of Abraham My friend,
So Moses took the blood and sprinkled it on the people, and said, "Behold the blood of the covenant, which the LORD has made with you in accordance with all these words."
He came to His hometown and began teaching them in their synagogue, so that they were astonished, and said, "Where did this man get this wisdom and these miraculous powers?
The cities of the Negev have been locked up, And there is no one to open them; All Judah has been carried into exile, Wholly carried into exile.
He reigned three years in Jerusalem; and his mother's name was Maacah the daughter of Abishalom.
Then it happened when David and his men came to Ziklag on the third day, that the Amalekites had made a raid on the Negev and on Ziklag, and had overthrown Ziklag and burned it with fire;
Then Moses summoned all Israel and said to them: "Hear, O Israel, the statutes and the ordinances which I am speaking today in your hearing, that you may learn them and observe them carefully.
So the man entered the house. Then Laban unloaded the camels, and he gave straw and feed to the camels, and water to wash his feet and the feet of the men who were with him.
Then Samuel said to Saul, "The LORD sent me to anoint you as king over His people, over Israel; now therefore, listen to the words of the LORD.
"Her prophets have smeared whitewash for them, seeing false visions and divining lies for them, saying, 'Thus says the Lord GOD,' when the LORD has not spoken.
There is one who scatters, and yet increases all the more, And there is one who withholds what is justly due, and yet it results only in want.
But each in his own order: Christ the first fruits, after that those who are Christ's at His coming,
Wealth obtained by fraud dwindles, But the one who gathers by labor increases it.
When all things are subjected to Him, then the Son Himself also will be subjected to the One who subjected all things to Him, so that God may be all in all.
What is the outcome then? I will pray with the spirit and I will pray with the mind also; I will sing with the spirit and I will sing with the mind also.
And large crowds came to Him, bringing with them those who were lame, crippled, blind, mute, and many others, and they laid them down at His feet; and He healed them.
'Who ate the fat of their sacrifices, And drank the wine of their drink offering? Let them rise up and help you, Let them be your hiding place!
If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat; And if he is thirsty, give him water to drink;
Then it was told Joab, "Behold, the king is weeping and mourns for Absalom."
He said, "Do not stretch out your hand against the lad, and do nothing to him; for now I know that you fear God, since you have not withheld your son, your only son, from Me."
"Yet when they had devoured them, it could not be detected that they had devoured them, for they were just as ugly as before. Then I awoke.
At this point His disciples came, and they were amazed that He had been speaking with a woman, yet no one said, "What do You seek?" or, "Why do You speak with her?"
'Ask of Me, and I will surely give the nations as Your inheritance, And the very ends of the earth as Your possession.
"You shall be driven mad by the sight of what you see.
For we know Him who said, "VENGEANCE IS MINE, I WILL REPAY " And again, "THE LORD WILL JUDGE HIS PEOPLE."
Then I heard a holy one speaking, and another holy one said to that particular one who was speaking, "How long will the vision about the regular sacrifice apply, while the transgression causes horror, so as to allow both the holy place and the host to be trampled?"
Thus says the LORD, "Preserve justice and do righteousness, For My salvation is about to come And My righteousness to be revealed.
Then the kings of the earth and the great men and the commanders and the rich and the strong and every slave and free man hid themselves in the caves and among the rocks of the mountains;
Abraham came near and said, "Will You indeed sweep away the righteous with the wicked?
Now the sons of Israel journeyed from Rameses to Succoth, about six hundred thousand men on foot, aside from children.
Abram said, "O Lord GOD, what will You give me, since I am childless, and the heir of my house is Eliezer of Damascus?"
"You shall not oppress a stranger, since you yourselves know the feelings of a stranger, for you also were strangers in the land of Egypt.
The naive believes everything, But the sensible man considers his steps.
The child grew and was weaned, and Abraham made a great feast on the day that Isaac was weaned.
"The Levitical priests, the whole tribe of Levi, shall have no portion or inheritance with Israel; they shall eat the LORD'S offerings by fire and His portion.
"So I spoke to you, but you would not listen. Instead you rebelled against the command of the LORD, and acted presumptuously and went up into the hill country.
"I know that His commandment is eternal life; therefore the things I speak, I speak just as the Father has told Me."
"Then in the fourth generation they will return here, for the iniquity of the Amorite is not yet complete."
"Wash yourselves, make yourselves clean; Remove the evil of your deeds from My sight Cease to do evil,
the Jews established and made a custom for themselves and for their descendants and for all those who allied themselves with them, so that they would not fail to celebrate these two days according to their regulation and according to their appointed time annually.
"You shall make on its hem pomegranates of blue and purple and scarlet material, all around on its hem, and bells of gold between them all around:
"When the body has a boil on its skin and it is healed,
For even Christ did not please Himself; but as it is written, "THE REPROACHES OF THOSE WHO REPROACHED YOU FELL ON ME."
Get yourself up on a high mountain, O Zion, bearer of good news, Lift up your voice mightily, O Jerusalem, bearer of good news; Lift it up, do not fear Say to the cities of Judah, "Here is your God!"
who comforts us in all our affliction so that we will be able to comfort those who are in any affliction with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.
"Remember the law of Moses My servant, even the statutes and ordinances which I commanded him in Horeb for all Israel.
The oracle which Habakkuk the prophet saw.
When the king of Egypt was told that the people had fled, Pharaoh and his servants had a change of heart toward the people, and they said, "What is this we have done, that we have let Israel go from serving us?"
So Jesus said to them, "For a little while longer the Light is among you Walk while you have the Light, so that darkness will not overtake you; he who walks in the darkness does not know where he goes.
For if I pray in a tongue, my spirit prays, but my mind is unfruitful.
"Rejoice and be glad, for your reward in heaven is great; for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.
"Father, glorify Your name " Then a voice came out of heaven: "I have both glorified it, and will glorify it again."
And so Simon Peter also came, following him, and entered the tomb; and he saw the linen wrappings lying there,
I again saw under the sun that the race is not to the swift and the battle is not to the warriors, and neither is bread to the wise nor wealth to the discerning nor favor to men of ability; for time and chance overtake them all.
"And every male among you who is eight days old shall be circumcised throughout your generations, a servant who is born in the house or who is bought with money from any foreigner, who is not of your descendants.
"Now this is what you shall do to them to consecrate them to minister as priests to Me: take one young bull and two rams without blemish,
O clap your hands, all peoples; Shout to God with the voice of joy.
When Joseph's brothers saw that their father was dead, they said, "What if Joseph bears a grudge against us and pays us back in full for all the wrong which we did to him!"
For the stars of heaven and their constellations Will not flash forth their light; The sun will be dark when it rises And the moon will not shed its light.
Then Jacob awoke from his sleep and said, "Surely the LORD is in this place, and I did not know it."
The proverbs of Solomon A wise son makes a father glad, But a foolish son is a grief to his mother.
Alas, sinful nation, People weighed down with iniquity, Offspring of evildoers, Sons who act corruptly! They have abandoned the LORD, They have despised the Holy One of Israel, They have turned away from Him.
Now Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, whom she had borne to Abraham, mocking.
The LORD is the portion of my inheritance and my cup; You support my lot.
I was once alive apart from the Law; but when the commandment came, sin became alive and I died;
Rest in the LORD and wait patiently for Him; Do not fret because of him who prospers in his way, Because of the man who carries out wicked schemes.
So Aaron came near to the altar and slaughtered the calf of the sin offering which was for himself.
And if I give all my possessions to feed the poor, and if I surrender my body to be burned, but do not have love, it profits me nothing.
On the following day he entered Caesarea. Now Cornelius was waiting for them and had called together his relatives and close friends.
Even all the princes of the provinces, the satraps, the governors and those who were doing the king's business assisted the Jews, because the dread of Mordecai had fallen on them.
And in that day living waters will flow out of Jerusalem, half of them toward the eastern sea and the other half toward the western sea; it will be in summer as well as in winter.
So Jesus said to them, "Children, you do not have any fish, do you?" They answered Him, "No."
And he was preaching, and saying, "After me One is coming who is mightier than I, and I am not fit to stoop down and untie the thong of His sandals.
And as these were leaving Him, Peter said to Jesus, "Master, it is good for us to be here; let us make three tabernacles: one for You, and one for Moses, and one for Elijah"--not realizing what he was saying.
Then some Midianite traders passed by, so they pulled him up and lifted Joseph out of the pit, and sold him to the Ishmaelites for twenty shekels of silver Thus they brought Joseph into Egypt.
It is the glory of God to conceal a matter, But the glory of kings is to search out a matter.
I advise you to buy from Me gold refined by fire so that you may become rich, and white garments so that you may clothe yourself, and that the shame of your nakedness will not be revealed; and eye salve to anoint your eyes so that you may see.
The wise woman builds her house, But the foolish tears it down with her own hands.
Wisdom shouts in the street, She lifts her voice in the square;
My soul waits in silence for God only; From Him is my salvation.
'Now on the first day you shall take for yourselves the foliage of beautiful trees, palm branches and boughs of leafy trees and willows of the brook, and you shall rejoice before the LORD your God for seven days.
naked, and you clothed Me; I was sick, and you visited Me; I was in prison, and you came to Me.'
But earnestly desire the greater gifts. And I show you a still more excellent way.
FOR THE HEART OF THIS PEOPLE HAS BECOME DULL, WITH THEIR EARS THEY SCARCELY HEAR, AND THEY HAVE CLOSED THEIR EYES, OTHERWISE THEY WOULD SEE WITH THEIR EYES, HEAR WITH THEIR EARS, AND UNDERSTAND WITH THEIR HEART AND RETURN, AND I WOULD HEAL THEM.'
And He called a child to Himself and set him before them,
And Jesus, looking around, said to His disciples, "How hard it will be for those who are wealthy to enter the kingdom of God!"
"With you, moreover, there shall be a man of each tribe, each one head of his father's household.
These are the words of the covenant which the LORD commanded Moses to make with the sons of Israel in the land of Moab, besides the covenant which He had made with them at Horeb.
Everyone who competes in the games exercises self-control in all things They then do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable.
And Moses made a bronze serpent and set it on the standard; and it came about, that if a serpent bit any man, when he looked to the bronze serpent, he lived.
Have You completely rejected Judah? Or have You loathed Zion? Why have You stricken us so that we are beyond healing? We waited for peace, but nothing good came; And for a time of healing, but behold, terror!
By lovingkindness and truth iniquity is atoned for, And by the fear of the LORD one keeps away from evil.
Now it was after this that Absalom the son of David had a beautiful sister whose name was Tamar, and Amnon the son of David loved her.
And Jesus said to him, "Friend, do what you have come for." Then they came and laid hands on Jesus and seized Him.
"For if you say, 'The oracle of the LORD!' surely thus says the LORD, 'Because you said this word, "The oracle of the LORD!" I have also sent to you, saying, "You shall not say, 'The oracle of the LORD!'"'
"Surely there is a mine for silver And a place where they refine gold.
"Now, our God, what shall we say after this? For we have forsaken Your commandments,
For we are not like many, peddling the word of God, but as from sincerity, but as from God, we speak in Christ in the sight of God.
Now a worthless fellow happened to be there whose name was Sheba, the son of Bichri, a Benjamite; and he blew the trumpet and said, "We have no portion in David, Nor do we have inheritance in the son of Jesse; Every man to his tents, O Israel!"
"Thus they shall eat those things by which atonement was made at their ordination and consecration; but a layman shall not eat them, because they are holy.
"If he takes to himself another woman, he may not reduce her food, her clothing, or her conjugal rights.
for the anger of man does not achieve the righteousness of God.
"For God said, 'HONOR YOUR FATHER AND MOTHER,' and, 'HE WHO SPEAKS EVIL OF FATHER OR MOTHER IS TO BE PUT TO DEATH.'
He said to them, "Why are you afraid, you men of little faith?" Then He got up and rebuked the winds and the sea, and it became perfectly calm.
But even if I am unskilled in speech, yet I am not so in knowledge; in fact, in every way we have made this evident to you in all things.
Thus says the LORD who made you And formed you from the womb, who will help you, 'Do not fear, O Jacob My servant; And you Jeshurun whom I have chosen.
Paul, a prisoner of Christ Jesus, and Timothy our brother, To Philemon our beloved brother and fellow worker,
See with what large letters I am writing to you with my own hand.
And behold, the LORD stood above it and said, "I am the LORD, the God of your father Abraham and the God of Isaac; the land on which you lie, I will give it to you and to your descendants.
Abram fell on his face, and God talked with him, saying,
The oracle concerning Egypt Behold, the LORD is riding on a swift cloud and is about to come to Egypt; The idols of Egypt will tremble at His presence, And the heart of the Egyptians will melt within them.
"Joseph is a fruitful bough, A fruitful bough by a spring; Its branches run over a wall.
So the Jews said to Him, "You are not yet fifty years old, and have You seen Abraham?"
So also Christ did not glorify Himself so as to become a high priest, but He who said to Him, "YOU ARE MY SON, TODAY I HAVE BEGOTTEN YOU";
and they did not understand until the flood came and took them all away; so will the coming of the Son of Man be.
Then the LORD said to Moses, "Go to Pharaoh, for I have hardened his heart and the heart of his servants, that I may perform these signs of Mine among them,
But the son of Paul's sister heard of their ambush, and he came and entered the barracks and told Paul.
And He said to them, "Cast the net on the right-hand side of the boat and you will find a catch." So they cast, and then they were not able to haul it in because of the great number of fish.
'For six days work may be done, but on the seventh day there is a sabbath of complete rest, a holy convocation. You shall not do any work; it is a sabbath to the LORD in all your dwellings.
Then Jacob took fresh rods of poplar and almond and plane trees, and peeled white stripes in them, exposing the white which was in the rods.
The beginning of his kingdom was Babel and Erech and Accad and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.
"When they sin against You (for there is no man who does not sin) and You are angry with them and deliver them to an enemy, so that they take them away captive to the land of the enemy, far off or near;
So when the crowd saw that Jesus was not there, nor His disciples, they themselves got into the small boats, and came to Capernaum seeking Jesus.
Poor is he who works with a negligent hand, But the hand of the diligent makes rich.
And in the fourth watch of the night He came to them, walking on the sea.
"The fear of you and the terror of you will be on every beast of the earth and on every bird of the sky; with everything that creeps on the ground, and all the fish of the sea, into your hand they are given.
since they relate only to food and drink and various washings, regulations for the body imposed until a time of reformation.
We know our wickedness, O LORD, The iniquity of our fathers, for we have sinned against You.
Immediately the girl got up and began to walk, for she was twelve years old. And immediately they were completely astounded.
Now David again gathered all the chosen men of Israel, thirty thousand.
"Truly I say to you, this generation will not pass away until all things take place.
Better is a poor man who walks in his integrity Than he who is perverse in speech and is a fool.
"Come, let Us go down and there confuse their language, so that they will not understand one another's speech."
Now the angel of the LORD found her by a spring of water in the wilderness, by the spring on the way to Shur.
The disciples said to Him, "Rabbi, the Jews were just now seeking to stone You, and are You going there again?"
And the seed whose fruit is righteousness is sown in peace by those who make peace.
'So the sons of Israel shall observe the sabbath, to celebrate the sabbath throughout their generations as a perpetual covenant.'
It is good not to eat meat or to drink wine, or to do anything by which your brother stumbles.
'But when they cried out to the LORD, He put darkness between you and the Egyptians, and brought the sea upon them and covered them; and your own eyes saw what I did in Egypt. And you lived in the wilderness for a long time.
"Woe to you, O Moab! You are ruined, O people of Chemosh! He has given his sons as fugitives, And his daughters into captivity, To an Amorite king, Sihon.
He said to him again a second time, "Simon, son of John, do you love Me?" He said to Him, "Yes, Lord; You know that I love You." He said to him, "Shepherd My sheep."
But all things must be done properly and in an orderly manner.
Someone ran and filled a sponge with sour wine, put it on a reed, and gave Him a drink, saying, "Let us see whether Elijah will come to take Him down."
The men who traveled with him stood speechless, hearing the voice but seeing no one.
The elder to the chosen lady and her children, whom I love in truth; and not only I, but also all who know the truth,
if indeed you have heard of the stewardship of God's grace which was given to me for you;
Therefore I retract, And I repent in dust and ashes."
And the crowds were saying, "This is the prophet Jesus, from Nazareth in Galilee."
Then all the officials of the king of Babylon came in and sat down at the Middle Gate: Nergal-sar-ezer, Samgar-nebu, Sar-sekim the Rab-saris, Nergal-sar-ezer the Rab-mag, and all the rest of the officials of the king of Babylon.
"Is not My word like fire?" declares the LORD, "and like a hammer which shatters a rock?
For this finds favor, if for the sake of conscience toward God a person bears up under sorrows when suffering unjustly.
'And when the blood of Your witness Stephen was being shed, I also was standing by approving, and watching out for the coats of those who were slaying him.'
in purity, in knowledge, in patience, in kindness, in the Holy Spirit, in genuine love,
He had seven hundred wives, princesses, and three hundred concubines, and his wives turned his heart away.
If the righteous will be rewarded in the earth, How much more the wicked and the sinner!
A generation goes and a generation comes, But the earth remains forever.
So Ahaz sent messengers to Tiglath-pileser king of Assyria, saying, "I am your servant and your son; come up and deliver me from the hand of the king of Aram and from the hand of the king of Israel, who are rising up against me."
"When you go out to battle against your enemies and see horses and chariots and people more numerous than you, do not be afraid of them; for the LORD your God, who brought you up from the land of Egypt, is with you.
Tremble before Him, all the earth; Indeed, the world is firmly established, it will not be moved.
But one of those who stood by drew his sword, and struck the slave of the high priest and cut off his ear.
As they were passing by in the morning, they saw the fig tree withered from the roots up.
He said, "The LORD is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer;
So the Jews were seeking Him at the feast and were saying, "Where is He?"
Now these are the words of the letter which Jeremiah the prophet sent from Jerusalem to the rest of the elders of the exile, the priests, the prophets and all the people whom Nebuchadnezzar had taken into exile from Jerusalem to Babylon.
"While so engaged as I was journeying to Damascus with the authority and commission of the chief priests,
then his master shall bring him to God, then he shall bring him to the door or the doorpost. And his master shall pierce his ear with an awl; and he shall serve him permanently.
Jesus answered and said to them, "Even if I testify about Myself, My testimony is true, for I know where I came from and where I am going; but you do not know where I come from or where I am going.
Your lovingkindness, O LORD, extends to the heavens, Your faithfulness reaches to the skies.
"This is My covenant, which you shall keep, between Me and you and your descendants after you: every male among you shall be circumcised.
and having shod YOUR FEET WITH THE PREPARATION OF THE GOSPEL OF PEACE;
For man is born for trouble, As sparks fly upward.
And the wall of the city had twelve foundation stones, and on them were the twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.
'For I will pour out water on the thirsty land And streams on the dry ground; I will pour out My Spirit on your offspring And My blessing on your descendants;
So they took what Moses had commanded to the front of the tent of meeting, and the whole congregation came near and stood before the LORD.
'A clamor has come to the end of the earth, Because the LORD has a controversy with the nations He is entering into judgment with all flesh; As for the wicked, He has given them to the sword,' declares the LORD."
"Wherever the corpse is, there the vultures will gather.
But I thought it necessary to send to you Epaphroditus, my brother and fellow worker and fellow soldier, who is also your messenger and minister to my need;
"But when the sun had risen, they were scorched; and because they had no root, they withered away.
These are the names of the mighty men whom David had: Josheb-basshebeth a Tahchemonite, chief of the captains, he was called Adino the Eznite, because of eight hundred slain by him at one time;
In the thirty-sixth year of Asa's reign Baasha king of Israel came up against Judah and fortified Ramah in order to prevent anyone from going out or coming in to Asa king of Judah.
Jesus said to him, "If I want him to remain until I come, what is that to you? You follow Me!"
Thus they told him, and said, "We went in to the land where you sent us; and it certainly does flow with milk and honey, and this is its fruit.
'You shall not eat anything with the blood, nor practice divination or soothsaying.
But the Jerusalem above is free; she is our mother.
he is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid a foundation on the rock; and when a flood occurred, the torrent burst against that house and could not shake it, because it had been well built.
"Also you shall observe the Feast of the Harvest of the first fruits of your labors from what you sow in the field; also the Feast of the Ingathering at the end of the year when you gather in the fruit of your labors from the field.
and while being reviled, He did not revile in return; while suffering, He uttered no threats, but kept entrusting Himself to Him who judges righteously;
"Truly I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a child will not enter it at all."
If you are reviled for the name of Christ, you are blessed, because the Spirit of glory and of God rests on you.
And I saw the woman drunk with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the witnesses of Jesus. When I saw her, I wondered greatly.
But we will not boast beyond our measure, but within the measure of the sphere which God apportioned to us as a measure, to reach even as far as you.
When we had finished the voyage from Tyre, we arrived at Ptolemais, and after greeting the brethren, we stayed with them for a day.
and having found a ship crossing over to Phoenicia, we went aboard and set sail.
But they said to Joshua, "We are your servants." Then Joshua said to them, "Who are you and where do you come from?"
One of them, named Cleopas, answered and said to Him, "Are You the only one visiting Jerusalem and unaware of the things which have happened here in these days?"
treacherous, reckless, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God,
that you will take up this taunt against the king of Babylon, and say, "How the oppressor has ceased, And how fury has ceased!
"I love those who love me; And those who diligently seek me will find me.
For their office is to assist the sons of Aaron with the service of the house of the LORD, in the courts and in the chambers and in the purifying of all holy things, even the work of the service of the house of God,
Hezekiah prayed before the LORD and said, "O LORD, the God of Israel, who are enthroned above the cherubim, You are the God, You alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth. You have made heaven and earth.
"Son of man, I have appointed you a watchman to the house of Israel; whenever you hear a word from My mouth, warn them from Me.
"The axe is already laid at the root of the trees; therefore every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.
Are you so foolish? Having begun by the Spirit, are you now being perfected by the flesh?
"YOU HAVE LOVED RIGHTEOUSNESS AND HATED LAWLESSNESS; THEREFORE GOD, YOUR GOD, HAS ANOINTED YOU WITH THE OIL OF GLADNESS ABOVE YOUR COMPANIONS."
Jesus answered, "Are you saying this on your own initiative, or did others tell you about Me?"
And all the people of Judah took Uzziah, who was sixteen years old, and made him king in the place of his father Amaziah.
and the earth opened its mouth and swallowed them up, and their households, and all the men who belonged to Korah with their possessions.
then it shall be that whatever comes out of the doors of my house to meet me when I return in peace from the sons of Ammon, it shall be the LORD'S, and I will offer it up as a burnt offering."
The LORD sent fiery serpents among the people and they bit the people, so that many people of Israel died.
"He who does not love Me does not keep My words; and the word which you hear is not Mine, but the Father's who sent Me.
Then Jehoash king of Israel captured Amaziah king of Judah, the son of Jehoash the son of Ahaziah, at Beth-shemesh, and came to Jerusalem and tore down the wall of Jerusalem from the Gate of Ephraim to the Corner Gate, 400 cubits.
For thus says the Lord GOD, "How much more when I send My four severe judgments against Jerusalem: sword, famine, wild beasts and plague to cut off man and beast from it!
Now the sons of Reuben and the sons of Gad had an exceedingly large number of livestock So when they saw the land of Jazer and the land of Gilead, that it was indeed a place suitable for livestock,
For if that first covenant had been faultless, there would have been no occasion sought for a second.
But women will be preserved through the bearing of children if they continue in faith and love and sanctity with self-restraint.
because Abraham obeyed Me and kept My charge, My commandments, My statutes and My laws."
"This sentence is by the decree of the angelic watchers And the decision is a command of the holy ones, In order that the living may know That the Most High is ruler over the realm of mankind, And bestows it on whom He wishes And sets over it the lowliest of men."
Now the sons of Israel had done according to the word of Moses, for they had requested from the Egyptians articles of silver and articles of gold, and clothing;
for the Father Himself loves you, because you have loved Me and have believed that I came forth from the Father.
"Those from among you will rebuild the ancient ruins; You will raise up the age-old foundations; And you will be called the repairer of the breach, The restorer of the streets in which to dwell.
They brought to Him one who was deaf and spoke with difficulty, and they implored Him to lay His hand on him.
A wife is bound as long as her husband lives; but if her husband is dead, she is free to be married to whom she wishes, only in the Lord.
Jesse was the father of David the king. David was the father of Solomon by Bathsheba who had been the wife of Uriah.
When the righteous increase, the people rejoice, But when a wicked man rules, people groan.
"If a slain person is found lying in the open country in the land which the LORD your God gives you to possess, and it is not known who has struck him,
What then? What Israel is seeking, it has not obtained, but those who were chosen obtained it, and the rest were hardened;
The Mighty One, God, the LORD, has spoken, And summoned the earth from the rising of the sun to its setting.
Therefore did that which is good become a cause of death for me? May it never be! Rather it was sin, in order that it might be shown to be sin by effecting my death through that which is good, so that through the commandment sin would become utterly sinful.
"Who will not fear, O Lord, and glorify Your name? For You alone are holy; For ALL THE NATIONS WILL COME AND WORSHIP BEFORE YOU, FOR YOUR RIGHTEOUS ACTS HAVE BEEN REVEALED."
The God and Father of the Lord Jesus, He who is blessed forever, knows that I am not lying.
Then He came to the disciples and said to them, "Are you still sleeping and resting? Behold, the hour is at hand and the Son of Man is being betrayed into the hands of sinners.
and to another the effecting of miracles, and to another prophecy, and to another the distinguishing of spirits, to another various kinds of tongues, and to another the interpretation of tongues.
Many are the afflictions of the righteous, But the LORD delivers him out of them all.
But God split the hollow place that is in Lehi so that water came out of it. When he drank, his strength returned and he revived. Therefore he named it En-hakkore, which is in Lehi to this day.
thus says the Lord GOD, 'Remove the turban and take off the crown; this will no longer be the same Exalt that which is low and abase that which is high.
A truthful witness saves lives, But he who utters lies is treacherous.
Then Moses went up with Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel,
in the high priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas, the word of God came to John, the son of Zacharias, in the wilderness.
Moreover, David and the commanders of the army set apart for the service some of the sons of Asaph and of Heman and of Jeduthun, who were to prophesy with lyres, harps and cymbals; and the number of those who performed their service was:
And he said to me, "These words are faithful and true"; and the Lord, the God of the spirits of the prophets, sent His angel to show to His bond-servants the things which must soon take place.
The woman was clothed in purple and scarlet, and adorned with gold and precious stones and pearls, having in her hand a gold cup full of abominations and of the unclean things of her immorality,
When Zebul the ruler of the city heard the words of Gaal the son of Ebed, his anger burned.
Then the sons of Judah drew near to Joshua in Gilgal, and Caleb the son of Jephunneh the Kenizzite said to him, "You know the word which the LORD spoke to Moses the man of God concerning you and me in Kadesh-barnea.
Give the king Your judgments, O God, And Your righteousness to the king's son.
Are we beginning to commend ourselves again? Or do we need, as some, letters of commendation to you or from you?
"Behold you have admonished many, And you have strengthened weak hands.
and he spoke to the congregation, saying, "Depart now from the tents of these wicked men, and touch nothing that belongs to them, or you will be swept away in all their sin."
"When you approach a city to fight against it, you shall offer it terms of peace.
the secrets of his heart are disclosed; and so he will fall on his face and worship God, declaring that God is certainly among you.
'If a man takes the life of any human being, he shall surely be put to death.
Poratha, Adalia, Aridatha,
if God is glorified in Him, God will also glorify Him in Himself, and will glorify Him immediately.
Like a dog that returns to its vomit Is a fool who repeats his folly.
and said to them, "You brought this man to me as one who incites the people to rebellion, and behold, having examined Him before you, I have found no guilt in this man regarding the charges which you make against Him.
But if we hope for what we do not see, with perseverance we wait eagerly for it.
But to the rest I say, not the Lord, that if any brother has a wife who is an unbeliever, and she consents to live with him, he must not divorce her.
"Like an eagle that stirs up its nest, That hovers over its young, He spread His wings and caught them, He carried them on His pinions.
"If your hand or your foot causes you to stumble, cut it off and throw it from you; it is better for you to enter life crippled or lame, than to have two hands or two feet and be cast into the eternal fire.
"Therefore, son of man, speak to the house of Israel and say to them, 'Thus says the Lord GOD, "Yet in this your fathers have blasphemed Me by acting treacherously against Me.
And they came up on the broad plain of the earth and surrounded the camp of the saints and the beloved city, and fire came down from heaven and devoured them.
'Behold, days are coming,' declares the LORD, 'when I will fulfill the good word which I have spoken concerning the house of Israel and the house of Judah.
Who is weak without my being weak? Who is led into sin without my intense concern?
Then I heard a loud voice from the temple, saying to the seven angels, "Go and pour out on the earth the seven bowls of the wrath of God."
And the Lord said, "Hear what the unrighteous judge said;
But every woman who has her head uncovered while praying or prophesying disgraces her head, for she is one and the same as the woman whose head is shaved.
Of this church I was made a minister according to the stewardship from God bestowed on me for your benefit, so that I might fully carry out the preaching of the word of God,
Or do you not know that the saints will judge the world? If the world is judged by you, are you not competent to constitute the smallest law courts?
Now the Passover of the Jews was near, and many went up to Jerusalem out of the country before the Passover to purify themselves.
There is one who speaks rashly like the thrusts of a sword, But the tongue of the wise brings healing.
To know wisdom and instruction, To discern the sayings of understanding,
And the disciples came to the other side of the sea, but they had forgotten to bring any bread.
Then King David said to the entire assembly, "My son Solomon, whom alone God has chosen, is still young and inexperienced and the work is great; for the temple is not for man, but for the LORD God.
Straightening up, Jesus said to her, "Woman, where are they? Did no one condemn you?"
Sacrifice and meal offering You have not desired; My ears You have opened; Burnt offering and sin offering You have not required.
It came about after these events that his master's wife looked with desire at Joseph, and she said, "Lie with me."
And he took it down and wrapped it in a linen cloth, and laid Him in a tomb cut into the rock, where no one had ever lain.
"Aaron shall cast lots for the two goats, one lot for the LORD and the other lot for the scapegoat.
Wherever He entered villages, or cities, or countryside, they were laying the sick in the market places, and imploring Him that they might just touch the fringe of His cloak; and as many as touched it were being cured.
Then Jacob made a vow, saying, "If God will be with me and will keep me on this journey that I take, and will give me food to eat and garments to wear,
who does not need daily, like those high priests, to offer up sacrifices, first for His own sins and then for the sins of the people, because this He did once for all when He offered up Himself.
But Samson's wife was given to his companion who had been his friend.
What then? If some did not believe, their unbelief will not nullify the faithfulness of God, will it?
And his appearance was like lightning, and his clothing as white as snow.
"When you reap your harvest in your field and have forgotten a sheaf in the field, you shall not go back to get it; it shall be for the alien, for the orphan, and for the widow, in order that the LORD your God may bless you in all the work of your hands.
praying at the same time for us as well, that God will open up to us a door for the word, so that we may speak forth the mystery of Christ, for which I have also been imprisoned;
The things you have learned and received and heard and seen in me, practice these things, and the God of peace will be with you.
He said, "Go your way, Daniel, for these words are concealed and sealed up until the end time.
Thus the Jews struck all their enemies with the sword, killing and destroying; and they did what they pleased to those who hated them.
Now the rest of the acts of Hezekiah and all his might, and how he made the pool and the conduit and brought water into the city, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Judah?
And their dead bodies will lie in the street of the great city which mystically is called Sodom and Egypt, where also their Lord was crucified.
Woe to those who go down to Egypt for help And rely on horses, And trust in chariots because they are many And in horsemen because they are very strong, But they do not look to the Holy One of Israel, nor seek the LORD!
"But that prophet or that dreamer of dreams shall be put to death, because he has counseled rebellion against the LORD your God who brought you from the land of Egypt and redeemed you from the house of slavery, to seduce you from the way in which the LORD your God commanded you to walk So you shall purge the evil from among you.
"Speak to the sons of Israel, 'When a man or woman commits any of the sins of mankind, acting unfaithfully against the LORD, and that person is guilty,
Now after these things, in the reign of Artaxerxes king of Persia, there went up Ezra son of Seraiah, son of Azariah, son of Hilkiah,
When they measured it with an omer, he who had gathered much had no excess, and he who had gathered little had no lack; every man gathered as much as he should eat.
Now in the fourth year of King Hezekiah, which was the seventh year of Hoshea son of Elah king of Israel, Shalmaneser king of Assyria came up against Samaria and besieged it.
I am under obligation both to Greeks and to barbarians, both to the wise and to the foolish.
whose end is destruction, whose god is their appetite, and whose glory is in their shame, who set their minds on earthly things.
Therefore they called these days Purim after the name of Pur. And because of the instructions in this letter, both what they had seen in this regard and what had happened to them,
but we have renounced the things hidden because of shame, not walking in craftiness or adulterating the word of God, but by the manifestation of truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.
A day of darkness and gloom, A day of clouds and thick darkness As the dawn is spread over the mountains, So there is a great and mighty people; There has never been anything like it, Nor will there be again after it To the years of many generations.
So the LORD gave Israel all the land which He had sworn to give to their fathers, and they possessed it and lived in it.
While they were talking and discussing, Jesus Himself approached and began traveling with them.
And Jesus said to them, "Therefore every scribe who has become a disciple of the kingdom of heaven is like a head of a household, who brings out of his treasure things new and old."
"You also played the harlot with the Egyptians, your lustful neighbors, and multiplied your harlotry to make Me angry.
"You shall make a veil of blue and purple and scarlet material and fine twisted linen; it shall be made with cherubim, the work of a skillful workman.
"And the ten horns which you saw, and the beast, these will hate the harlot and will make her desolate and naked, and will eat her flesh and will burn her up with fire.
"All these blessings will come upon you and overtake you if you obey the LORD your God:
'Your sons shall be shepherds for forty years in the wilderness, and they will suffer for your unfaithfulness, until your corpses lie in the wilderness.
for they all out of their surplus put into the offering; but she out of her poverty put in all that she had to live on."
Keep deception and lies far from me, Give me neither poverty nor riches; Feed me with the food that is my portion,
Then He left the crowds and went into the house And His disciples came to Him and said, "Explain to us the parable of the tares of the field."
While they were there, the days were completed for her to give birth.
and said, "By Myself I have sworn, declares the LORD, because you have done this thing and have not withheld your son, your only son,
Then Queen Esther, daughter of Abihail, with Mordecai the Jew, wrote with full authority to confirm this second letter about Purim.
Teach me Your way, O LORD; I will walk in Your truth; Unite my heart to fear Your name.
But the humble will inherit the land And will delight themselves in abundant prosperity.
"For the mountains may be removed and the hills may shake, But My lovingkindness will not be removed from you, And My covenant of peace will not be shaken," Says the LORD who has compassion on you.
Taking the child by the hand, He said to her, "Talitha kum!" (which translated means, "Little girl, I say to you, get up!").
Discipline your son while there is hope, And do not desire his death.
"Then the king said to the servants, 'Bind him hand and foot, and throw him into the outer darkness; in that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.'
'These great beasts, which are four in number, are four kings who will arise from the earth.
And I saw something like a sea of glass mixed with fire, and those who had been victorious over the beast and his image and the number of his name, standing on the sea of glass, holding harps of God.
"They shall no longer sacrifice their sacrifices to the goat demons with which they play the harlot. This shall be a permanent statute to them throughout their generations."'
And behold, Moses and Elijah appeared to them, talking with Him.
For the LORD had spoken to Moses, saying,
His sons used to go and hold a feast in the house of each one on his day, and they would send and invite their three sisters to eat and drink with them.
The eyes of the LORD are in every place, Watching the evil and the good.
He restores my soul; He guides me in the paths of righteousness For His name's sake.
Let your eyes look directly ahead And let your gaze be fixed straight in front of you.
Aaron's sons presented the blood to him; and he dipped his finger in the blood and put some on the horns of the altar, and poured out the rest of the blood at the base of the altar.
See to it that you do not refuse Him who is speaking For if those did not escape when they refused him who warned them on earth, much less will we escape who turn away from Him who warns from heaven.
Now there was also an inscription above Him, "THIS IS THE KING OF THE JEWS."
Who has directed the Spirit of the LORD, Or as His counselor has informed Him?
And the ransomed of the LORD will return And come with joyful shouting to Zion, With everlasting joy upon their heads They will find gladness and joy, And sorrow and sighing will flee away.
FOR YET IN A VERY LITTLE WHILE, HE WHO IS COMING WILL COME, AND WILL NOT DELAY.
ALL HAVE TURNED ASIDE, TOGETHER THEY HAVE BECOME USELESS; THERE IS NONE WHO DOES GOOD, THERE IS NOT EVEN ONE."
But Jesus kept silent And the high priest said to Him, "I adjure You by the living God, that You tell us whether You are the Christ, the Son of God."
Against You, You only, I have sinned And done what is evil in Your sight, So that You are justified when You speak And blameless when You judge.
All who heard them kept them in mind, saying, "What then will this child turn out to be?" For the hand of the Lord was certainly with him.
holding fast the word of life, so that in the day of Christ I will have reason to glory because I did not run in vain nor toil in vain.
"For the king knows about these matters, and I speak to him also with confidence, since I am persuaded that none of these things escape his notice; for this has not been done in a corner.
Taking a child, He set him before them, and taking him in His arms, He said to them,
of which I was made a minister, according to the gift of God's grace which was given to me according to the working of His power.
So these days were to be remembered and celebrated throughout every generation, every family, every province and every city; and these days of Purim were not to fail from among the Jews, or their memory fade from their descendants.
The Pharisees heard the crowd muttering these things about Him, and the chief priests and the Pharisees sent officers to seize Him.
"He shall not multiply wives for himself, or else his heart will turn away; nor shall he greatly increase silver and gold for himself.
So Bathsheba went to King Solomon to speak to him for Adonijah. And the king arose to meet her, bowed before her, and sat on his throne; then he had a throne set for the king's mother, and she sat on his right.
And the word of the LORD came to me, saying,
To give to His people the knowledge of salvation By the forgiveness of their sins,
or 'WHO WILL DESCEND INTO THE ABYSS?' (that is, to bring Christ up from the dead)."
But He said to them, "Not all men can accept this statement, but only those to whom it has been given.
Then He said to them, "My soul is deeply grieved, to the point of death; remain here and keep watch with Me."
Now Moses went up from the plains of Moab to Mount Nebo, to the top of Pisgah, which is opposite Jericho And the LORD showed him all the land, Gilead as far as Dan,
The LORD has established His throne in the heavens, And His sovereignty rules over all.
By wisdom a house is built, And by understanding it is established;
Do homage to the Son, that He not become angry, and you perish in the way, For His wrath may soon be kindled How blessed are all who take refuge in Him!
in beatings, in imprisonments, in tumults, in labors, in sleeplessness, in hunger,
"On the evidence of two witnesses or three witnesses, he who is to die shall be put to death; he shall not be put to death on the evidence of one witness.
Or WHO HAS FIRST GIVEN TO HIM THAT IT MIGHT BE PAID BACK TO HIM AGAIN?
"You hypocrites, rightly did Isaiah prophesy of you:
Praise the LORD! Oh give thanks to the LORD, for He is good; For His lovingkindness is everlasting.
But their eyes were prevented from recognizing Him.
but if I do them, though you do not believe Me, believe the works, so that you may know and understand that the Father is in Me, and I in the Father."
Then Jesus said to them, "Do not be afraid; go and take word to My brethren to leave for Galilee, and there they will see Me."
The LORD also spoke to Moses, saying,
Then they turned and went up by the way of Bashan, and Og the king of Bashan went out with all his people, for battle at Edrei.
I will be like the dew to Israel; He will blossom like the lily, And he will take root like the cedars of Lebanon.
'Now this day will be a memorial to you, and you shall celebrate it as a feast to the LORD; throughout your generations you are to celebrate it as a permanent ordinance.
Then the chief priests and the elders of the people were gathered together in the court of the high priest, named Caiaphas;
For after all it is only just for God to repay with affliction those who afflict you,
For a man ought not to have his head covered, since he is the image and glory of God; but the woman is the glory of man.
Paul and Silvanus and Timothy, To the church of the Thessalonians in God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ:
The spirit of man is the lamp of the LORD, Searching all the innermost parts of his being.
For we know in part and we prophesy in part;
A false witness will perish, But the man who listens to the truth will speak forever.
"Did not He who made me in the womb make him, And the same one fashion us in the womb?
Now David built houses for himself in the city of David; and he prepared a place for the ark of God and pitched a tent for it.
"Son of man, say to the leader of Tyre, 'Thus says the Lord GOD, "Because your heart is lifted up And you have said, 'I am a god, I sit in the seat of gods In the heart of the seas'; Yet you are a man and not God, Although you make your heart like the heart of God--
'And any man from the house of Israel, or from the aliens who sojourn among them, who eats any blood, I will set My face against that person who eats blood and will cut him off from among his people.
Who has woe? Who has sorrow? Who has contentions? Who has complaining? Who has wounds without cause? Who has redness of eyes?
And Hoshea the son of Elah made a conspiracy against Pekah the son of Remaliah, and struck him and put him to death and became king in his place, in the twentieth year of Jotham the son of Uzziah.
Now when evening came, Jesus was reclining at the table with the twelve disciples.
(Now the man Moses was very humble, more than any man who was on the face of the earth.)
Now Caiaphas was the one who had advised the Jews that it was expedient for one man to die on behalf of the people.
The reward of humility and the fear of the LORD Are riches, honor and life.
As in water face reflects face, So the heart of man reflects man.
And there will no longer be any night; and they will not have need of the light of a lamp nor the light of the sun, because the Lord God will illumine them; and they will reign forever and ever.
for indeed man was not created for the woman's sake, but woman for the man's sake.
"You shall make two cherubim of gold, make them of hammered work at the two ends of the mercy seat.
and for his allowance, a regular allowance was given him by the king, a portion for each day, all the days of his life.
"Tell Aaron and his sons to be careful with the holy gifts of the sons of Israel, which they dedicate to Me, so as not to profane My holy name; I am the LORD.
And why not say (as we are slanderously reported and as some claim that we say), "Let us do evil that good may come"? Their condemnation is just.
"He found him in a desert land, And in the howling waste of a wilderness; He encircled him, He cared for him, He guarded him as the pupil of His eye.
So Moses went and spoke these words to all Israel.
Enoch lived sixty-five years, and became the father of Methuselah.
He who oppresses the poor to make more for himself Or who gives to the rich, will only come to poverty.
"Be on the alert then, for you do not know the day nor the hour.
And thus I aspired to preach the gospel, not where Christ was already named, so that I would not build on another man's foundation;
What do you desire? Shall I come to you with a rod, or with love and a spirit of gentleness?
Pilate wondered if He was dead by this time, and summoning the centurion, he questioned him as to whether He was already dead.
Who alone stretches out the heavens And tramples down the waves of the sea;
Mary Magdalene and Mary the mother of Joses were looking on to see where He was laid.
But you did not learn Christ in this way,
"You shall hang up the veil under the clasps, and shall bring in the ark of the testimony there within the veil; and the veil shall serve for you as a partition between the holy place and the holy of holies.
'These are the appointed times of the LORD, holy convocations which you shall proclaim at the times appointed for them.
Then they sat down to eat a meal. And as they raised their eyes and looked, behold, a caravan of Ishmaelites was coming from Gilead, with their camels bearing aromatic gum and balm and myrrh, on their way to bring them down to Egypt.
Now he did not say this on his own initiative, but being high priest that year, he prophesied that Jesus was going to die for the nation,
Who is this who comes from Edom, With garments of glowing colors from Bozrah, This One who is majestic in His apparel, Marching in the greatness of His strength? "It is I who speak in righteousness, mighty to save."
As he finished speaking all these words, the ground that was under them split open;
"For this reason, they are before the throne of God; and they serve Him day and night in His temple; and He who sits on the throne will spread His tabernacle over them.
"As I live," declares the Lord GOD, "surely with a mighty hand and with an outstretched arm and with wrath poured out, I shall be king over you.
Like a city that is broken into and without walls Is a man who has no control over his spirit.
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD, But the prayer of the upright is His delight.
in whom we have boldness and confident access through faith in Him.
My heart is steadfast, O God; I will sing, I will sing praises, even with my soul.
Now in the fourteenth year of King Hezekiah, Sennacherib king of Assyria came up against all the fortified cities of Judah and seized them.
A highway will be there, a roadway, And it will be called the Highway of Holiness The unclean will not travel on it, But it will be for him who walks that way, And fools will not wander on it.
For one who speaks in a tongue does not speak to men but to God; for no one understands, but in his spirit he speaks mysteries.
Now Jericho was tightly shut because of the sons of Israel; no one went out and no one came in.
"You shall not put the LORD your God to the test, as you tested Him at Massah.
But the king of Assyria found conspiracy in Hoshea, who had sent messengers to So king of Egypt and had offered no tribute to the king of Assyria, as he had done year by year; so the king of Assyria shut him up and bound him in prison.
From there we sailed around and arrived at Rhegium, and a day later a south wind sprang up, and on the second day we came to Puteoli.
"It is He who changes the times and the epochs; He removes kings and establishes kings; He gives wisdom to wise men And knowledge to men of understanding.
"But now those younger than I mock me, Whose fathers I disdained to put with the dogs of my flock.
The LORD said to him, "Who has made man's mouth? Or who makes him mute or deaf, or seeing or blind? Is it not I, the LORD?
"Likewise a Levite also, when he came to the place and saw him, passed by on the other side.
to the only God our Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, dominion and authority, before all time and now and forever. Amen.
And if one can overpower him who is alone, two can resist him. A cord of three strands is not quickly torn apart.
'If there is a man who lies with his father's wife, he has uncovered his father's nakedness; both of them shall surely be put to death, their bloodguiltiness is upon them.
being manifested that you are a letter of Christ, cared for by us, written not with ink but with the Spirit of the living God, not on tablets of stone but on tablets of human hearts.
"On the high mountain of Israel I will plant it, that it may bring forth boughs and bear fruit and become a stately cedar. And birds of every kind will nest under it; they will nest in the shade of its branches.
"If your eye causes you to stumble, pluck it out and throw it from you It is better for you to enter life with one eye, than to have two eyes and be cast into the fiery hell.
'They have made Me jealous with what is not God; They have provoked Me to anger with their idols So I will make them jealous with those who are not a people; I will provoke them to anger with a foolish nation,
"When an ox or a sheep or a goat is born, it shall remain seven days with its mother, and from the eighth day on it shall be accepted as a sacrifice of an offering by fire to the LORD.
In the twenty-third year of Joash the son of Ahaziah, king of Judah, Jehoahaz the son of Jehu became king over Israel at Samaria, and he reigned seventeen years.
Ascribe to the LORD the glory due His name; Bring an offering, and come before Him; Worship the LORD in holy array.
The LORD by wisdom founded the earth, By understanding He established the heavens.
for all the land which you see, I will give it to you and to your descendants forever.
and they saw the God of Israel; and under His feet there appeared to be a pavement of sapphire, as clear as the sky itself.
While they are saying, "Peace and safety!" then destruction will come upon them suddenly like labor pains upon a woman with child, and they will not escape.
For the Scripture says, "YOU SHALL NOT MUZZLE THE OX WHILE HE IS THRESHING," and "The laborer is worthy of his wages."
And Peter stayed many days in Joppa with a tanner named Simon.
Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men.
The Spirit of the LORD came upon him mightily, so that he tore him as one tears a young goat though he had nothing in his hand; but he did not tell his father or mother what he had done.
"When you have eaten and are satisfied, you shall bless the LORD your God for the good land which He has given you.
Pharaoh Neco made Eliakim the son of Josiah king in the place of Josiah his father, and changed his name to Jehoiakim But he took Jehoahaz away and brought him to Egypt, and he died there.
For we who have believed enter that rest, just as He has said, "AS I SWORE IN MY WRATH, THEY SHALL NOT ENTER MY REST," although His works were finished from the foundation of the world.
"So, King Agrippa, I did not prove disobedient to the heavenly vision,
When the governor had nodded for him to speak, Paul responded: "Knowing that for many years you have been a judge to this nation, I cheerfully make my defense,
Then they came to the place of which God had told him; and Abraham built the altar there and arranged the wood, and bound his son Isaac and laid him on the altar, on top of the wood.
Then the LORD spoke to Moses, "Go down at once, for your people, whom you brought up from the land of Egypt, have corrupted themselves.
The plans of the diligent lead surely to advantage, But everyone who is hasty comes surely to poverty.
Now there was a man of the hill country of Ephraim whose name was Micah.
For the report of your obedience has reached to all; therefore I am rejoicing over you, but I want you to be wise in what is good and innocent in what is evil.
Do not rejoice over me, O my enemy Though I fall I will rise; Though I dwell in darkness, the LORD is a light for me.
In the second year of Pekah the son of Remaliah king of Israel, Jotham the son of Uzziah king of Judah became king.
Then Gideon said to God, "If You will deliver Israel through me, as You have spoken,
"And through his shrewdness He will cause deceit to succeed by his influence; And he will magnify himself in his heart, And he will destroy many while they are at ease. He will even oppose the Prince of princes, But he will be broken without human agency.
He cried against the altar by the word of the LORD, and said, "O altar, altar, thus says the LORD, 'Behold, a son shall be born to the house of David, Josiah by name; and on you he shall sacrifice the priests of the high places who burn incense on you, and human bones shall be burned on you.'"
"There I will meet with you; and from above the mercy seat, from between the two cherubim which are upon the ark of the testimony, I will speak to you about all that I will give you in commandment for the sons of Israel.
"But as for Me, I have installed My King Upon Zion, My holy mountain."
Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord! So then, on the one hand I myself with my mind am serving the law of God, but on the other, with my flesh the law of sin.
It had a great and high wall, with twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels; and names were written on them, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the sons of Israel.
He who gives an answer before he hears, It is folly and shame to him.
"If you lend to those from whom you expect to receive, what credit is that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners in order to receive back the same amount.
As for the days of our life, they contain seventy years, Or if due to strength, eighty years, Yet their pride is but labor and sorrow; For soon it is gone and we fly away.
Then the days of Adam after he became the father of Seth were eight hundred years, and he had other sons and daughters.
This man was listening to Paul as he spoke, who, when he had fixed his gaze on him and had seen that he had faith to be made well,
Peter said to him, "Aeneas, Jesus Christ heals you; get up and make your bed." Immediately he got up.
And the evil spirit answered and said to them, "I recognize Jesus, and I know about Paul, but who are you?"
For not even His brothers were believing in Him.
So they were saying to Him, "Where is Your Father?" Jesus answered, "You know neither Me nor My Father; if you knew Me, you would know My Father also."
"For John the Baptist has come eating no bread and drinking no wine, and you say, 'He has a demon!'
"Is it not to divide your bread with the hungry And bring the homeless poor into the house; When you see the naked, to cover him; And not to hide yourself from your own flesh?
may be able to comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and height and depth,
for the Son of Man did not come to destroy men's lives, but to save them."] And they went on to another village.
The LORD is gracious and merciful; Slow to anger and great in lovingkindness.
"And he answered and said to him, 'Let it alone, sir, for this year too, until I dig around it and put in fertilizer;
'You shall not make for yourselves idols, nor shall you set up for yourselves an image or a sacred pillar, nor shall you place a figured stone in your land to bow down to it; for I am the LORD your God.
But He answered and said, "Every plant which My heavenly Father did not plant shall be uprooted.
"The beast which was and is not, is himself also an eighth and is one of the seven, and he goes to destruction.
So Moses the servant of the LORD died there in the land of Moab, according to the word of the LORD.
Afterward his brother came forth with his hand holding on to Esau's heel, so his name was called Jacob; and Isaac was sixty years old when she gave birth to them.
"Therefore, behold, I will allure her, Bring her into the wilderness And speak kindly to her.
"On the south side shall be the standard of the camp of Reuben by their armies, and the leader of the sons of Reuben: Elizur the son of Shedeur,
"Or how can you say to your brother, 'Brother, let me take out the speck that is in your eye,' when you yourself do not see the log that is in your own eye? You hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take out the speck that is in your brother's eye.
Then Amaziah sent messengers to Jehoash, the son of Jehoahaz son of Jehu, king of Israel, saying, "Come, let us face each other."
and stooping and looking in, he saw the linen wrappings lying there; but he did not go in.
"Has not the Scripture said that the Christ comes from the descendants of David, and from Bethlehem, the village where David was?"
For behold, the LORD will come in fire And His chariots like the whirlwind, To render His anger with fury, And His rebuke with flames of fire.
The righteous man perishes, and no man takes it to heart; And devout men are taken away, while no one understands For the righteous man is taken away from evil,
When they returned from spying out the land, at the end of forty days,
He also broke down the houses of the male cult prostitutes which were in the house of the LORD, where the women were weaving hangings for the Asherah.
"Come, let us make our father drink wine, and let us lie with him that we may preserve our family through our father."
The sons of Shobal were Alian, Manahath, Ebal, Shephi and Onam. And the sons of Zibeon were Aiah and Anah.
Now while they were on their way, some of the guard came into the city and reported to the chief priests all that had happened.
My soul, wait in silence for God only, For my hope is from Him.
And he went away and discussed with the chief priests and officers how he might betray Him to them.
Now at the feast the governor was accustomed to release for the people any one prisoner whom they wanted.
'Cursed is he who does not confirm the words of this law by doing them.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'
After that He appeared to more than five hundred brethren at one time, most of whom remain until now, but some have fallen asleep;
"Also I gave them My sabbaths to be a sign between Me and them, that they might know that I am the LORD who sanctifies them.
Now Samuel was dead, and all Israel had lamented him and buried him in Ramah, his own city And Saul had removed from the land those who were mediums and spiritists.
Give ear to my words, O LORD, Consider my groaning.
"The Son of Man is to go, just as it is written of Him; but woe to that man by whom the Son of Man is betrayed! It would have been good for that man if he had not been born."
"And the kings of the earth, who committed acts of immorality and lived sensuously with her, will weep and lament over her when they see the smoke of her burning,
Now I wish that you all spoke in tongues, but even more that you would prophesy; and greater is one who prophesies than one who speaks in tongues, unless he interprets, so that the church may receive edifying.
also greet the church that is in their house Greet Epaenetus, my beloved, who is the first convert to Christ from Asia.
gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.
And He was transfigured before them; and His face shone like the sun, and His garments became as white as light.
"He who strikes his father or his mother shall surely be put to death.
"But when the king came in to look over the dinner guests, he saw a man there who was not dressed in wedding clothes,
Do not associate with a man given to anger; Or go with a hot-tempered man,
The Levites, however, were not numbered among them by their fathers' tribe.
So Balaam arose in the morning, and saddled his donkey and went with the leaders of Moab.
"But the donkey saw me and turned aside from me these three times. If she had not turned aside from me, I would surely have killed you just now, and let her live."
They said to Him, "Why then did Moses command to GIVE HER A CERTIFICATE OF DIVORCE AND SEND her AWAY?"
And they said, "Some say John the Baptist; and others, Elijah; but still others, Jeremiah, or one of the prophets."
He must be one who manages his own household well, keeping his children under control with all dignity
"You shall count seven weeks for yourself; you shall begin to count seven weeks from the time you begin to put the sickle to the standing grain.
does not rejoice in unrighteousness, but rejoices with the truth;
"So just as the tares are gathered up and burned with fire, so shall it be at the end of the age.
"But at the end of that period, I, Nebuchadnezzar, raised my eyes toward heaven and my reason returned to me, and I blessed the Most High and praised and honored Him who lives forever; For His dominion is an everlasting dominion, And His kingdom endures from generation to generation.
Then Laban said to Jacob, "Because you are my relative, should you therefore serve me for nothing? Tell me, what shall your wages be?"
Now when Jesus heard this, He marveled and said to those who were following, "Truly I say to you, I have not found such great faith with anyone in Israel.
It came about while Israel was dwelling in that land, that Reuben went and lay with Bilhah his father's concubine, and Israel heard of it.
"This Moses whom they disowned, saying, 'WHO MADE YOU A RULER AND A JUDGE?' is the one whom God sent to be both a ruler and a deliverer with the help of the angel who appeared to him in the thorn bush.
And amazement came upon them all, and they began talking with one another saying, "What is this message? For with authority and power He commands the unclean spirits and they come out."
"No one, after lighting a lamp, puts it away in a cellar nor under a basket, but on the lampstand, so that those who enter may see the light.
Thus the Jews undertook what they had started to do, and what Mordecai had written to them.
So the other disciple who had first come to the tomb then also entered, and he saw and believed.
"It is I who says of Cyrus, 'He is My shepherd! And he will perform all My desire ' And he declares of Jerusalem, 'She will be built,' And of the temple, 'Your foundation will be laid.'"
Food is for the stomach and the stomach is for food, but God will do away with both of them Yet the body is not for immorality, but for the Lord, and the Lord is for the body.
"Have you entered the storehouses of the snow, Or have you seen the storehouses of the hail,
"And of every living thing of all flesh, you shall bring two of every kind into the ark, to keep them alive with you; they shall be male and female.
"Yet now I urge you to keep up your courage, for there will be no loss of life among you, but only of the ship.
And large crowds gathered to Him, so He got into a boat and sat down, and the whole crowd was standing on the beach.
"Whoever lies with an animal shall surely be put to death.
Then David said to Nathan, "I have sinned against the LORD " And Nathan said to David, "The LORD also has taken away your sin; you shall not die.
Do we not have a right to take along a believing wife, even as the rest of the apostles and the brothers of the Lord and Cephas?
Now this is the blessing with which Moses the man of God blessed the sons of Israel before his death.
"Beware of the scribes, who like to walk around in long robes, and love respectful greetings in the market places, and chief seats in the synagogues and places of honor at banquets,
It will no longer be said to you, "Forsaken," Nor to your land will it any longer be said, "Desolate"; But you will be called, "My delight is in her," And your land, "Married"; For the LORD delights in you, And to Him your land will be married.
"What are your multiplied sacrifices to Me?" Says the LORD. "I have had enough of burnt offerings of rams And the fat of fed cattle; And I take no pleasure in the blood of bulls, lambs or goats.
Every man's way is right in his own eyes, But the LORD weighs the hearts.
She opens her mouth in wisdom, And the teaching of kindness is on her tongue.
But when the Jews saw the crowds, they were filled with jealousy and began contradicting the things spoken by Paul, and were blaspheming.
Samaria will be held guilty, For she has rebelled against her God They will fall by the sword, Their little ones will be dashed in pieces, And their pregnant women will be ripped open.
Then Jerubbaal (that is, Gideon) and all the people who were with him, rose early and camped beside the spring of Harod; and the camp of Midian was on the north side of them by the hill of Moreh in the valley.
"Every place on which the sole of your foot treads, I have given it to you, just as I spoke to Moses.
saying, "I WILL PROCLAIM YOUR NAME TO MY BRETHREN, IN THE MIDST OF THE CONGREGATION I WILL SING YOUR PRAISE."
Nathan then said to David, "You are the man! Thus says the LORD God of Israel, 'It is I who anointed you king over Israel and it is I who delivered you from the hand of Saul.
"And I said, 'What shall I do, Lord?' And the Lord said to me, 'Get up and go on into Damascus, and there you will be told of all that has been appointed for you to do.'
"Vedan and Javan paid for your wares from Uzal; wrought iron, cassia and sweet cane were among your merchandise.
"For the poor will never cease to be in the land; therefore I command you, saying, 'You shall freely open your hand to your brother, to your needy and poor in your land.'
Now when Job's three friends heard of all this adversity that had come upon him, they came each one from his own place, Eliphaz the Temanite, Bildad the Shuhite and Zophar the Naamathite; and they made an appointment together to come to sympathize with him and comfort him.
and will throw them into the furnace of fire; in that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
"Come, my beloved, let us go out into the country, Let us spend the night in the villages.
So he said, "Cursed be Canaan; A servant of servants He shall be to his brothers."
Now the Spirit of God came on Azariah the son of Oded,
How blessed is everyone who fears the LORD, Who walks in His ways.
By Kish: the sons of Kish, Jerahmeel.
The sons of Ham were Cush and Mizraim and Put and Canaan.
The prudent sees the evil and hides himself, But the naive go on, and are punished for it.
And they all said, "Are You the Son of God, then?" And He said to them, "Yes, I am."
"If there is famine in the land, if there is pestilence, if there is blight or mildew, locust or grasshopper, if their enemy besieges them in the land of their cities, whatever plague, whatever sickness there is,
Purify me with hyssop, and I shall be clean; Wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.
O Ephraim, what more have I to do with idols? It is I who answer and look after you I am like a luxuriant cypress; From Me comes your fruit.
"The LORD is the one who goes ahead of you; He will be with you He will not fail you or forsake you. Do not fear or be dismayed."
Then Samson called to the LORD and said, "O Lord GOD, please remember me and please strengthen me just this time, O God, that I may at once be avenged of the Philistines for my two eyes."
"Go away from here and turn eastward, and hide yourself by the brook Cherith, which is east of the Jordan.
always offering prayer with joy in my every prayer for you all,
Thus says the LORD, "In a favorable time I have answered You, And in a day of salvation I have helped You; And I will keep You and give You for a covenant of the people, To restore the land, to make them inherit the desolate heritages;
"I have filled him with the Spirit of God in wisdom, in understanding, in knowledge, and in all kinds of craftsmanship,
not paying attention to Jewish myths and commandments of men who turn away from the truth.
"Then He shall become a sanctuary; But to both the houses of Israel, a stone to strike and a rock to stumble over, And a snare and a trap for the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
Wishing to satisfy the crowd, Pilate released Barabbas for them, and after having Jesus scourged, he handed Him over to be crucified.
"You shall charge the sons of Israel, that they bring you clear oil of beaten olives for the light, to make a lamp burn continually.
"Woe to the one who quarrels with his Maker-- An earthenware vessel among the vessels of earth! Will the clay say to the potter, 'What are you doing?' Or the thing you are making say, 'He has no hands'?
Also it is not good for a person to be without knowledge, And he who hurries his footsteps errs.
When He rose from prayer, He came to the disciples and found them sleeping from sorrow,
"Have you not even read this Scripture: 'THE STONE WHICH THE BUILDERS REJECTED, THIS BECAME THE CHIEF CORNER stone;
Therefore let us be diligent to enter that rest, so that no one will fall, through following the same example of disobedience.
He sent letters to all the Jews, to the 127 provinces of the kingdom of Ahasuerus, namely, words of peace and truth,
and large crowds followed Him, and He healed them there.
"Also, the Levites will no longer need to carry the tabernacle and all its utensils for its service."
When they had gone some distance from the house of Micah, the men who were in the houses near Micah's house assembled and overtook the sons of Dan.
"You shall make a breastpiece of judgment, the work of a skillful workman; like the work of the ephod you shall make it: of gold, of blue and purple and scarlet material and fine twisted linen you shall make it.
And David went up the ascent of the Mount of Olives, and wept as he went, and his head was covered and he walked barefoot. Then all the people who were with him each covered his head and went up weeping as they went.
In those days Hezekiah became mortally ill And Isaiah the prophet the son of Amoz came to him and said to him, "Thus says the LORD, 'Set your house in order, for you shall die and not live.'"
But Paul said, "I am standing before Caesar's tribunal, where I ought to be tried. I have done no wrong to the Jews, as you also very well know.
"Hear then the parable of the sower.
"If we let Him go on like this, all men will believe in Him, and the Romans will come and take away both our place and our nation."
But refuse foolish and ignorant speculations, knowing that they produce quarrels.
"Can you draw out Leviathan with a fishhook? Or press down his tongue with a cord?
and heal those in it who are sick, and say to them, 'The kingdom of God has come near to you.'
When a moderate south wind came up, supposing that they had attained their purpose, they weighed anchor and began sailing along Crete, close inshore.
"Do not be called leaders; for One is your Leader, that is, Christ.
There was war with the Philistines again at Gob, and Elhanan the son of Jaare-oregim the Bethlehemite killed Goliath the Gittite, the shaft of whose spear was like a weaver's beam.
"Then you said to me, 'We have sinned against the LORD; we will indeed go up and fight, just as the LORD our God commanded us.' And every man of you girded on his weapons of war, and regarded it as easy to go up into the hill country.
But if our unrighteousness demonstrates the righteousness of God, what shall we say? The God who inflicts wrath is not unrighteous, is He? (I am speaking in human terms.)
"Then be afraid of the sword for yourselves, For wrath brings the punishment of the sword, So that you may know there is judgment."
Seeing Jesus from a distance, he ran up and bowed down before Him;
"And this is just what I did in Jerusalem; not only did I lock up many of the saints in prisons, having received authority from the chief priests, but also when they were being put to death I cast my vote against them.
Seven sons of one Sceva, a Jewish chief priest, were doing this.
Bright eyes gladden the heart; Good news puts fat on the bones.
So they will fear the name of the LORD from the west And His glory from the rising of the sun, For He will come like a rushing stream Which the wind of the LORD drives.
Thanks be to God for His indescribable gift!
"If, however, an ox was previously in the habit of goring and its owner has been warned, yet he does not confine it and it kills a man or a woman, the ox shall be stoned and its owner also shall be put to death.
"Speak to all the congregation of Israel, saying, 'On the tenth of this month they are each one to take a lamb for themselves, according to their fathers' households, a lamb for each household.
"How beautiful is your love, my sister, my bride! How much better is your love than wine, And the fragrance of your oils Than all kinds of spices!
"All the commandments that I am commanding you today you shall be careful to do, that you may live and multiply, and go in and possess the land which the LORD swore to give to your forefathers.
"Judah is a lion's whelp; From the prey, my son, you have gone up He couches, he lies down as a lion, And as a lion, who dares rouse him up?
"But what did you go out to see? A man dressed in soft clothing? Those who wear soft clothing are in kings' palaces!
Now if perfection was through the Levitical priesthood (for on the basis of it the people received the Law), what further need was there for another priest to arise according to the order of Melchizedek, and not be designated according to the order of Aaron?
And Joseph her husband, being a righteous man and not wanting to disgrace her, planned to send her away secretly.
'So remember what you have received and heard; and keep it, and repent Therefore if you do not wake up, I will come like a thief, and you will not know at what hour I will come to you.
You have wearied the LORD with your words Yet you say, "How have we wearied Him?" In that you say, "Everyone who does evil is good in the sight of the LORD, and He delights in them," or, "Where is the God of justice?"
just as David also speaks of the blessing on the man to whom God credits righteousness apart from works:
Now the centurion, and those who were with him keeping guard over Jesus, when they saw the earthquake and the things that were happening, became very frightened and said, "Truly this was the Son of God!"
"Even so, you too, when you see these things happening, recognize that He is near, right at the door.
Then Baal-hanan the son of Achbor died, and Hadar became king in his place; and the name of his city was Pau; and his wife's name was Mehetabel, the daughter of Matred, daughter of Mezahab.
Ascribe to the LORD the glory due to His name; Worship the LORD in holy array.
So the LORD changed His mind about the harm which He said He would do to His people.
"Get up, let us be going; behold, the one who betrays Me is at hand!"
"But where can wisdom be found? And where is the place of understanding?
He went out to the spring of water and threw salt in it and said, "Thus says the LORD, 'I have purified these waters; there shall not be from there death or unfruitfulness any longer.'"
but I say to you that Elijah already came, and they did not recognize him, but did to him whatever they wished. So also the Son of Man is going to suffer at their hands."
"You also multiplied your harlotry with the land of merchants, Chaldea, yet even with this you were not satisfied."'"
(for the fruit of the Light consists in all goodness and righteousness and truth),
FOR THE HEART OF THIS PEOPLE HAS BECOME DULL, AND WITH THEIR EARS THEY SCARCELY HEAR, AND THEY HAVE CLOSED THEIR EYES; OTHERWISE THEY MIGHT SEE WITH THEIR EYES, AND HEAR WITH THEIR EARS, AND UNDERSTAND WITH THEIR HEART AND RETURN, AND I WOULD HEAL THEM."'
"It is not what enters into the mouth that defiles the man, but what proceeds out of the mouth, this defiles the man."
Now concerning virgins I have no command of the Lord, but I give an opinion as one who by the mercy of the Lord is trustworthy.
As we have said before, so I say again now, if any man is preaching to you a gospel contrary to what you received, he is to be accursed!
"For a brief moment I forsook you, But with great compassion I will gather you.
"When you besiege a city a long time, to make war against it in order to capture it, you shall not destroy its trees by swinging an axe against them; for you may eat from them, and you shall not cut them down. For is the tree of the field a man, that it should be besieged by you?
"But we desire to hear from you what your views are; for concerning this sect, it is known to us that it is spoken against everywhere."
"I will betroth you to Me forever; Yes, I will betroth you to Me in righteousness and in justice, In lovingkindness and in compassion,
"It is to be eaten in a single house; you are not to bring forth any of the flesh outside of the house, nor are you to break any bone of it.
The officers answered, "Never has a man spoken the way this man speaks."
Ahaziah was twenty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned one year in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Athaliah, the granddaughter of Omri.
The word which came to Jeremiah from the LORD after Nebuzaradan captain of the bodyguard had released him from Ramah, when he had taken him bound in chains among all the exiles of Jerusalem and Judah who were being exiled to Babylon.
Now the sons of Israel again did evil in the sight of the LORD, so that the LORD gave them into the hands of the Philistines forty years.
For we are a fragrance of Christ to God among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing;
Then Abraham raised his eyes and looked, and behold, behind him a ram caught in the thicket by his horns; and Abraham went and took the ram and offered him up for a burnt offering in the place of his son.
"And now I am standing trial for the hope of the promise made by God to our fathers;
"Therefore say to the house of Israel, 'Thus says the Lord GOD, "It is not for your sake, O house of Israel, that I am about to act, but for My holy name, which you have profaned among the nations where you went.
And he said, "Lord, I believe." And he worshiped Him.
So Abram said to Lot, "Please let there be no strife between you and me, nor between my herdsmen and your herdsmen, for we are brothers.
"And when he comes home, he calls together his friends and his neighbors, saying to them, 'Rejoice with me, for I have found my sheep which was lost!'
In that day this song will be sung in the land of Judah: "We have a strong city; He sets up walls and ramparts for security.
So Jephthah crossed over to the sons of Ammon to fight against them; and the LORD gave them into his hand.
He went away again a second time and prayed, saying, "My Father, if this cannot pass away unless I drink it, Your will be done."
He did evil in the sight of the LORD, according to the abominations of the nations whom the LORD dispossessed before the sons of Israel.
Now the LORD was with Judah, and they took possession of the hill country; but they could not drive out the inhabitants of the valley because they had iron chariots.
not pilfering, but showing all good faith so that they will adorn the doctrine of God our Savior in every respect.
And he opened his mouth in blasphemies against God, to blaspheme His name and His tabernacle, that is, those who dwell in heaven.
and if Christ has not been raised, your faith is worthless; you are still in your sins.
He sent His word and healed them, And delivered them from their destructions.
When He went ashore, He saw a large crowd, and felt compassion for them and healed their sick.
So Ahab sent a message among all the sons of Israel and brought the prophets together at Mount Carmel.
"My servant David will be king over them, and they will all have one shepherd; and they will walk in My ordinances and keep My statutes and observe them.
She who is in Babylon, chosen together with you, sends you greetings, and so does my son, Mark.
The glory of young men is their strength, And the honor of old men is their gray hair.
"You have bought Me not sweet cane with money, Nor have you filled Me with the fat of your sacrifices; Rather you have burdened Me with your sins, You have wearied Me with your iniquities.
Do not move the ancient boundary Which your fathers have set.
For who is our hope or joy or crown of exultation? Is it not even you, in the presence of our Lord Jesus at His coming?
"Incline your ear and come to Me Listen, that you may live; And I will make an everlasting covenant with you, According to the faithful mercies shown to David.
The LORD also said to Moses, "Go to the people and consecrate them today and tomorrow, and let them wash their garments;
He makes me lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside quiet waters.
With the pure You show Yourself pure, And with the perverted You show Yourself astute.
they gave Him wine to drink mixed with gall; and after tasting it, He was unwilling to drink.
Now Peter and his companions had been overcome with sleep; but when they were fully awake, they saw His glory and the two men standing with Him.
"For I came to SET A MAN AGAINST HIS FATHER, AND A DAUGHTER AGAINST HER MOTHER, AND A DAUGHTER-IN-LAW AGAINST HER MOTHER-IN-LAW;
He who observes the day, observes it for the Lord, and he who eats, does so for the Lord, for he gives thanks to God; and he who eats not, for the Lord he does not eat, and gives thanks to God.
Then she conceived again and bore a son and said, "Because the LORD has heard that I am unloved, He has therefore given me this son also." So she named him Simeon.
since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and the love which you have for all the saints;
Now the slaves and the officers were standing there, having made a charcoal fire, for it was cold and they were warming themselves; and Peter was also with them, standing and warming himself.
So man lies down and does not rise. Until the heavens are no longer, He will not awake nor be aroused out of his sleep.
This was to fulfill the word of Isaiah the prophet which he spoke: "LORD, WHO HAS BELIEVED OUR REPORT? AND TO WHOM HAS THE ARM OF THE LORD BEEN REVEALED?"
'Who is this that grows like the dawn, As beautiful as the full moon, As pure as the sun, As awesome as an army with banners?'
Now Zelophehad the son of Hepher had no sons, but only daughters; and the names of the daughters of Zelophehad were Mahlah, Noah, Hoglah, Milcah and Tirzah.
O magnify the LORD with me, And let us exalt His name together.
"And no one, after drinking old wine wishes for new; for he says, 'The old is good enough.'"
She went and reported to those who had been with Him, while they were mourning and weeping.
and he looked down toward Sodom and Gomorrah, and toward all the land of the valley, and he saw, and behold, the smoke of the land ascended like the smoke of a furnace.
If anyone does not love the Lord, he is to be accursed Maranatha.
Now Jacob saw that there was grain in Egypt, and Jacob said to his sons, "Why are you staring at one another?"
Give strong drink to him who is perishing, And wine to him whose life is bitter.
"How long shall I bear with this evil congregation who are grumbling against Me? I have heard the complaints of the sons of Israel, which they are making against Me.
Do not receive an accusation against an elder except on the basis of two or three witnesses.
Is the Law then contrary to the promises of God? May it never be! For if a law had been given which was able to impart life, then righteousness would indeed have been based on law.
Then Judah said to Onan, "Go in to your brother's wife, and perform your duty as a brother-in-law to her, and raise up offspring for your brother."
When we came in sight of Cyprus, leaving it on the left, we kept sailing to Syria and landed at Tyre; for there the ship was to unload its cargo.
"The younger of them said to his father, 'Father, give me the share of the estate that falls to me ' So he divided his wealth between them.
They read from the book, from the law of God, translating to give the sense so that they understood the reading.
Now the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
Now it came about after these things that Joseph was told, "Behold, your father is sick." So he took his two sons Manasseh and Ephraim with him.
Indeed, Mordecai was great in the king's house, and his fame spread throughout all the provinces; for the man Mordecai became greater and greater.
'You shall not do what is done in the land of Egypt where you lived, nor are you to do what is done in the land of Canaan where I am bringing you; you shall not walk in their statutes.
The LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
Only, as the Lord has assigned to each one, as God has called each, in this manner let him walk And so I direct in all the churches.
So she ran and came to Simon Peter and to the other disciple whom Jesus loved, and said to them, "They have taken away the Lord out of the tomb, and we do not know where they have laid Him."
Now Moses used to take the tent and pitch it outside the camp, a good distance from the camp, and he called it the tent of meeting And everyone who sought the LORD would go out to the tent of meeting which was outside the camp.
Drink water from your own cistern And fresh water from your own well.
So Peter seeing him said to Jesus, "Lord, and what about this man?"
Woe to Assyria, the rod of My anger And the staff in whose hands is My indignation,
In peace I will both lie down and sleep, For You alone, O LORD, make me to dwell in safety.
For the good that I want, I do not do, but I practice the very evil that I do not want.
Deliver those who are being taken away to death, And those who are staggering to slaughter, Oh hold them back.
But Jesus turning and seeing her said, "Daughter, take courage; your faith has made you well." At once the woman was made well.
Buy truth, and do not sell it, Get wisdom and instruction and understanding.
yet because this widow bothers me, I will give her legal protection, otherwise by continually coming she will wear me out.'"
But Jesus answered and said, "Stop! No more of this." And He touched his ear and healed him.
Benjamin went out against them from Gibeah the second day and felled to the ground again 18,000 men of the sons of Israel; all these drew the sword.
The LORD therefore said to Moses, "Gather for Me seventy men from the elders of Israel, whom you know to be the elders of the people and their officers and bring them to the tent of meeting, and let them take their stand there with you.
The disciples said to Him, "If the relationship of the man with his wife is like this, it is better not to marry."
"But an uncircumcised male who is not circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin, that person shall be cut off from his people; he has broken My covenant."
and Kinah and Dimonah and Adadah,
"If I do not do the works of My Father, do not believe Me;
'According to the number of days which you spied out the land, forty days, for every day you shall bear your guilt a year, even forty years, and you will know My opposition.
Then Isaac dug again the wells of water which had been dug in the days of his father Abraham, for the Philistines had stopped them up after the death of Abraham; and he gave them the same names which his father had given them.
"When anyone hears the word of the kingdom and does not understand it, the evil one comes and snatches away what has been sown in his heart. This is the one on whom seed was sown beside the road.
Let no one seek his own good, but that of his neighbor.
'Therefore you are to observe the sabbath, for it is holy to you. Everyone who profanes it shall surely be put to death; for whoever does any work on it, that person shall be cut off from among his people.
Then the angel of the LORD appeared to the woman and said to her, "Behold now, you are barren and have borne no children, but you shall conceive and give birth to a son.
Every man of Judah and Jerusalem returned with Jehoshaphat at their head, returning to Jerusalem with joy, for the LORD had made them to rejoice over their enemies.
Zedekiah was twenty-one years old when he became king, and he reigned eleven years in Jerusalem; and his mother's name was Hamutal the daughter of Jeremiah of Libnah.
For every house is built by someone, but the builder of all things is God.
"Six days you shall gather it, but on the seventh day, the sabbath, there will be none."
"But if he does not listen to you, take one or two more with you, so that BY THE MOUTH OF TWO OR THREE WITNESSES EVERY FACT MAY BE CONFIRMED.
Then they said to him, "Where is Sarah your wife?" And he said, "There, in the tent."
For everyone who partakes only of milk is not accustomed to the word of righteousness, for he is an infant.
"For indeed we are in danger of being accused of a riot in connection with today's events, since there is no real cause for it, and in this connection we will be unable to account for this disorderly gathering."
Peter said to Him, "Lord, why can I not follow You right now? I will lay down my life for You."
'When you reap the harvest of your land, moreover, you shall not reap to the very corners of your field nor gather the gleaning of your harvest; you are to leave them for the needy and the alien. I am the LORD your God.'"
grieving especially over the word which he had spoken, that they would not see his face again And they were accompanying him to the ship.
"The LORD has greatly blessed my master, so that he has become rich; and He has given him flocks and herds, and silver and gold, and servants and maids, and camels and donkeys.
"Why do the wicked still live, Continue on, also become very powerful?
But the angel of the LORD called to him from heaven and said, "Abraham, Abraham!" And he said, "Here I am."
for they had not gained any insight from the incident of the loaves, but their heart was hardened.
and, "A STONE OF STUMBLING AND A ROCK OF OFFENSE"; for they stumble because they are disobedient to the word, and to this doom they were also appointed.
All who are with me greet you Greet those who love us in the faith Grace be with you all.
Then the sons of Israel, the whole congregation, came to the wilderness of Zin in the first month; and the people stayed at Kadesh. Now Miriam died there and was buried there.
It was the preparation day, and the Sabbath was about to begin.
Abraham said to his servant, the oldest of his household, who had charge of all that he owned, "Please place your hand under my thigh,
"Tell us then, what do You think? Is it lawful to give a poll-tax to Caesar, or not?"
When his servants told David these words, it pleased David to become the king's son-in-law. Before the days had expired
"You shall not charge interest to your countrymen: interest on money, food, or anything that may be loaned at interest.
For you showed sympathy to the prisoners and accepted joyfully the seizure of your property, knowing that you have for yourselves a better possession and a lasting one.
therefore behold, I am bringing calamity on the house of Jeroboam, and will cut off from Jeroboam every male person, both bond and free in Israel, and I will make a clean sweep of the house of Jeroboam, as one sweeps away dung until it is all gone.
Do not be with heavy drinkers of wine, Or with gluttonous eaters of meat;
He who conceals a transgression seeks love, But he who repeats a matter separates intimate friends.
Or does not the potter have a right over the clay, to make from the same lump one vessel for honorable use and another for common use?
'Now go and strike Amalek and utterly destroy all that he has, and do not spare him; but put to death both man and woman, child and infant, ox and sheep, camel and donkey.'"
Anyone who goes too far and does not abide in the teaching of Christ, does not have God; the one who abides in the teaching, he has both the Father and the Son.
so that the man of God may be adequate, equipped for every good work.
Then all the elders of Israel gathered together and came to Samuel at Ramah;
For to this end Christ died and lived again, that He might be Lord both of the dead and of the living.
and the enemy who sowed them is the devil, and the harvest is the end of the age; and the reapers are angels.
"There shall be an opening at its top in the middle of it; around its opening there shall be a binding of woven work, like the opening of a coat of mail, so that it will not be torn.
When there are many words, transgression is unavoidable, But he who restrains his lips is wise.
while I was still speaking in prayer, then the man Gabriel, whom I had seen in the vision previously, came to me in my extreme weariness about the time of the evening offering.
Why? Because I do not love you? God knows I do!
Oh give thanks to the LORD, call upon His name; Make known His deeds among the peoples.
"So watch yourselves carefully, since you did not see any form on the day the LORD spoke to you at Horeb from the midst of the fire,
Then she called the name of the LORD who spoke to her, "You are a God who sees"; for she said, "Have I even remained alive here after seeing Him?"
"So it will be at the end of the age; the angels will come forth and take out the wicked from among the righteous,
For the word of the Lord has sounded forth from you, not only in Macedonia and Achaia, but also in every place your faith toward God has gone forth, so that we have no need to say anything.
who gave Himself as a ransom for all, the testimony given at the proper time.
Now Herod and Pilate became friends with one another that very day; for before they had been enemies with each other.
Wail, for the day of the LORD is near! It will come as destruction from the Almighty.
the son of Methuselah, the son of Enoch, the son of Jared, the son of Mahalaleel, the son of Cainan,
And it came about, when David dwelt in his house, that David said to Nathan the prophet, "Behold, I am dwelling in a house of cedar, but the ark of the covenant of the LORD is under curtains."
"And whatever city or village you enter, inquire who is worthy in it, and stay at his house until you leave that city.
I will tell of Your name to my brethren; In the midst of the assembly I will praise You.
The word of the LORD came again to me, saying,
Pharaoh Neco imprisoned him at Riblah in the land of Hamath, that he might not reign in Jerusalem; and he imposed on the land a fine of one hundred talents of silver and a talent of gold.
Jehu the son of Hanani the seer went out to meet him and said to King Jehoshaphat, "Should you help the wicked and love those who hate the LORD and so bring wrath on yourself from the LORD?
And he said to me, "Do not seal up the words of the prophecy of this book, for the time is near.
For indeed circumcision is of value if you practice the Law; but if you are a transgressor of the Law, your circumcision has become uncircumcision.
And those who were in the boat worshiped Him, saying, "You are certainly God's Son!"
'Do not tremble and do not be afraid; Have I not long since announced it to you and declared it? And you are My witnesses Is there any God besides Me, Or is there any other Rock? I know of none.'"
For this perishable must put on the imperishable, and this mortal must put on immortality.
And His father and mother were amazed at the things which were being said about Him.