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1003

While He was on the way to Jerusalem, He was passing between Samaria and Galilee.

1009

“I kept looking
Until thrones were set up,
And the Ancient of Days took His seat;
His vesture was like white snow
And the hair of His head like pure wool.
His throne was ablaze with flames,
Its wheels were a burning fire.

1010

Therefore you have no excuse, everyone of you who passes judgment, for in that which you judge another, you condemn yourself; for you who judge practice the same things.

1011

I, the Preacher, have been king over Israel in Jerusalem.

1012

Therefore many other signs Jesus also performed in the presence of the disciples, which are not written in this book;

1013

For this reason the Jews were persecuting Jesus, because He was doing these things on the Sabbath.

1018

Now this I say, he who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and he who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.

1020

And the wolf will dwell with the lamb,
And the leopard will lie down with the young goat,
And the calf and the young lion and the fatling together;
And a little boy will lead them.

1023

Then to Adam He said, “Because you have listened to the voice of your wife, and have eaten from the tree about which I commanded you, saying, ‘You shall not eat from it’;
Cursed is the ground because of you;
In toil you will eat of it
All the days of your life.

1029

While they were telling these things, He Himself stood in their midst and *said to them, “Peace be to you.”

1030

“So I say to you, ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.

1037

“Behold, I am going to send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and terrible day of the Lord.

1040

I am the living bread that came down out of heaven; if anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever; and the bread also which I will give for the life of the world is My flesh.”

1041

Every ravine will be filled,
And every mountain and hill will be brought low;
The crooked will become straight,
And the rough roads smooth;

1043

“Teacher, which is the great commandment in the Law?”

1045

For he was counted among us and received his share in this ministry.”

1049

Then they *came to Jericho. And as He was leaving Jericho with His disciples and a large crowd, a blind beggar named Bartimaeus, the son of Timaeus, was sitting by the road.

1050

and they all, from smallest to greatest, were giving attention to him, saying, “This man is what is called the Great Power of God.”

1053

Another came, saying, ‘Master, here is your mina, which I kept put away in a handkerchief;

1055

Now then, if you will indeed obey My voice and keep My covenant, then you shall be My own possession among all the peoples, for all the earth is Mine;

1056

But the crowds were aware of this and followed Him; and welcoming them, He began speaking to them about the kingdom of God and curing those who had need of healing.

1057

For as he thinks within himself, so he is.
He says to you, “Eat and drink!”
But his heart is not with you.

1058

They passed through the Phrygian and Galatian region, having been forbidden by the Holy Spirit to speak the word in Asia;

1062

You foolish Galatians, who has bewitched you, before whose eyes Jesus Christ was publicly portrayed as crucified?

1063

But the synagogue official, indignant because Jesus had healed on the Sabbath, began saying to the crowd in response, “There are six days in which work should be done; so come during them and get healed, and not on the Sabbath day.”

1065

Let me sing now for my well-beloved
A song of my beloved concerning His vineyard.
My well-beloved had a vineyard on a fertile hill.

1066

and He said to them, Thus it is written, that the Christ would suffer and rise again from the dead the third day,

1067

John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace, from Him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven Spirits who are before His throne,

1068

Thus says the Lord, your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel,
“I am the Lord your God, who teaches you to profit,
Who leads you in the way you should go.

1070

And he himself will show you a large upper room furnished and ready; prepare for us there.”

1071

When they had entered the city, they went up to the upper room where they were staying; that is, Peter and John and James and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James the son of Alphaeus, and Simon the Zealot, and Judas the son of James.

1072

A ruler questioned Him, saying, “Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?”

1081

And the dragon stood on the sand of the seashore.Then I saw a beast coming up out of the sea, having ten horns and seven heads, and on his horns were ten diadems, and on his heads were blasphemous names.

1082

A woman named Lydia, from the city of Thyatira, a seller of purple fabrics, a worshiper of God, was listening; and the Lord opened her heart to respond to the things spoken by Paul.

1084

Then the Lord God said, “Behold, the man has become like one of Us, knowing good and evil; and now, he might stretch out his hand, and take also from the tree of life, and eat, and live forever”—

1087

knowing that the laying aside of my earthly dwelling is imminent, as also our Lord Jesus Christ has made clear to me.

1089

He touched my mouth with it and said, “Behold, this has touched your lips; and your iniquity is taken away and your sin is forgiven.”

1091

Soon afterwards He went to a city called Nain; and His disciples were going along with Him, accompanied by a large crowd.

1092

Now we know that whatever the Law says, it speaks to those who are under the Law, so that every mouth may be closed and all the world may become accountable to God;

1093

So you are to know and discern that from the issuing of a decree to restore and rebuild Jerusalem until Messiah the Prince there will be seven weeks and sixty-two weeks; it will be built again, with plaza and moat, even in times of distress.

1094

At the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani?” which is translated, My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?”

1099

When they had done this, they enclosed a great quantity of fish, and their nets began to break;

1101

But He knew what they were thinking, and He said to the man with the withered hand, “Get up and come forward!” And he got up and came forward.

1102

I call heaven and earth to witness against you today, that I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse. So choose life in order that you may live, you and your descendants,

1103

Six days later, Jesus *took with Him Peter and James and John, and *brought them up on a high mountain by themselves. And He was transfigured before them;

1104

But now, thus says the Lord, your Creator, O Jacob,
And He who formed you, O Israel,
“Do not fear, for I have redeemed you;
I have called you by name; you are Mine!

1105

For this reason we must pay much closer attention to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away from it.

1106

For the life of the flesh is in the blood, and I have given it to you on the altar to make atonement for your souls; for it is the blood by reason of the life that makes atonement.’

1110

Or if he asks for a fish, he will not give him a snake, will he?

1111

Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ,To those who reside as aliens, scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, who are chosen

1112

Hezekiah was the father of Manasseh, Manasseh the father of Amon, and Amon the father of Josiah.

1113

What then? Are we better than they? Not at all; for we have already charged that both Jews and Greeks are all under sin;

1116

Therefore many of the Jews read this inscription, for the place where Jesus was crucified was near the city; and it was written in Hebrew, Latin and in Greek.

1117

Then He *said to the man, “Stretch out your hand!” He stretched it out, and it was restored to normal, like the other.

1118

When the Gentiles heard this, they began rejoicing and glorifying the word of the Lord; and as many as had been appointed to eternal life believed.

1119

Zacharias said to the angel, “How will I know this for certain? For I am an old man and my wife is advanced in years.”

1120

what we have seen and heard we proclaim to you also, so that you too may have fellowship with us; and indeed our fellowship is with the Father, and with His Son Jesus Christ.

1121

Behold, the Lord’s hand is not so short
That it cannot save;
Nor is His ear so dull
That it cannot hear.

1122

But what does it say? “The word is near you, in your mouth and in your heart”—that is, the word of faith which we are preaching,

1123

“Thus says the Lord, the King of Israel and his Redeemer, the Lord of hosts:
‘I am the first and I am the last,
And there is no God besides Me.

1129

Six days later Jesus *took with Him Peter and James and John his brother, and *led them up on a high mountain by themselves.

1130

Jesus replied and said, “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among robbers, and they stripped him and beat him, and went away leaving him half dead.

1131

At this time Peter stood up in the midst of the brethren (a gathering of about one hundred and twenty persons was there together), and said,

1133

As He was sitting on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to Him privately, saying, “Tell us, when will these things happen, and what will be the sign of Your coming, and of the end of the age?”

1136

For I also am a man under authority, with soldiers under me; and I say to this one, ‘Go!’ and he goes, and to another, ‘Come!’ and he comes, and to my slave, ‘Do this!’ and he does it.”

1141

He will speak out against the Most High and wear down the saints of the Highest One, and he will intend to make alterations in times and in law; and they will be given into his hand for a time, times, and half a time.

1142

To receive instruction in wise behavior,
Righteousness, justice and equity;

1145

For the anxious longing of the creation waits eagerly for the revealing of the sons of God.

1147

He flees because he is a hired hand and is not concerned about the sheep.

1148

But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid; for behold, I bring you good news of great joy which will be for all the people;

1150

I know that after my departure savage wolves will come in among you, not sparing the flock;

1151

Now it will come about that
In the last days
The mountain of the house of the Lord
Will be established as the chief of the mountains,
And will be raised above the hills;
And all the nations will stream to it.

1152

The word of the Lord came to Jonah the son of Amittai saying,

1154

A time to weep and a time to laugh;
A time to mourn and a time to dance.

1155

The king said to them, “I had a dream and my spirit is anxious to understand the dream.”

1156

But Ruth said, “Do not urge me to leave you or turn back from following you; for where you go, I will go, and where you lodge, I will lodge. Your people shall be my people, and your God, my God.

1157

And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall name Him Jesus.

1158

Jesus *said to her, “Woman, believe Me, an hour is coming when neither in this mountain nor in Jerusalem will you worship the Father.

1160

And David brought up his men who were with him, each with his household; and they lived in the cities of Hebron.

1163

While they were eating, He took some bread, and after a blessing He broke it, and gave it to them, and said, “Take it; this is My body.”

1166

After this He went down to Capernaum, He and His mother and His brothers and His disciples; and they stayed there a few days.

1167

Now at this time Mary arose and went in a hurry to the hill country, to a city of Judah,

1168

So then, when the Lord Jesus had spoken to them, He was received up into heaven and sat down at the right hand of God.

1169

Thus says the Lord,
“Stand by the ways and see and ask for the ancient paths,
Where the good way is, and walk in it;
And you will find rest for your souls.
But they said, ‘We will not walk in it.’

1173

And they took him and brought him to the Areopagus, saying, “May we know what this new teaching is which you are proclaiming?

1174

and they will fall by the edge of the sword, and will be led captive into all the nations; and Jerusalem will be trampled under foot by the Gentiles until the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled.

1178

At that time the Feast of the Dedication took place at Jerusalem;

1179

Therefore the soldiers did these things.But standing by the cross of Jesus were His mother, and His mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene.

1182

Now while Paul was waiting for them at Athens, his spirit was being provoked within him as he was observing the city full of idols.

1183

And then the sign of the Son of Man will appear in the sky, and then all the tribes of the earth will mourn, and they will see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of the sky with power and great glory.

1185

After He had said these things, He was going on ahead, going up to Jerusalem.

1186

If a man sells his daughter as a female slave, she is not to go free as the male slaves do.

1190

Other seed fell on the rocky ground where it did not have much soil; and immediately it sprang up because it had no depth of soil.

1191

And he began to give them his attention, expecting to receive something from them.

1194

For he who lacks these qualities is blind or short-sighted, having forgotten his purification from his former sins.

1195

When Herod the king heard this, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him.

1196

Paul, a bond-servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, for the faith of those chosen of God and the knowledge of the truth which is according to godliness,

1197

Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal among you, which comes upon you for your testing, as though some strange thing were happening to you;

1202

When they heard this, they quieted down and glorified God, saying, “Well then, God has granted to the Gentiles also the repentance that leads to life.”

1203

Now there elapsed an interval of about three hours, and his wife came in, not knowing what had happened.

1208

For just as the body without the spirit is dead, so also faith without works is dead.

1213

and to govern the day and the night, and to separate the light from the darkness; and God saw that it was good.

1214

And I heard a loud voice from the throne, saying, “Behold, the tabernacle of God is among men, and He will dwell among them, and they shall be His people, and God Himself will be among them,

1215

(although Jesus Himself was not baptizing, but His disciples were),

1216

It came also in the days of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah, king of Judah, until the end of the eleventh year of Zedekiah the son of Josiah, king of Judah, until the exile of Jerusalem in the fifth month.

1218

Now, little children, abide in Him, so that when He appears, we may have confidence and not shrink away from Him in shame at His coming.

1219

As they were speaking to the people, the priests and the captain of the temple guard and the Sadducees came up to them,

1220

And behold, you shall be silent and unable to speak until the day when these things take place, because you did not believe my words, which will be fulfilled in their proper time.”

1221

And he causes all, the small and the great, and the rich and the poor, and the free men and the slaves, to be given a mark on their right hand or on their forehead,

1223

About four thousand were there; and He sent them away.

1225

But as for you, speak the things which are fitting for sound doctrine.

1227

and there were in it all kinds of four-footed animals and crawling creatures of the earth and birds of the air.

1231

At that time the disciples came to Jesus and said, “Who then is greatest in the kingdom of heaven?”

1233

Simon Peter, a bond-servant and apostle of Jesus Christ,To those who have received a faith of the same kind as ours, by the righteousness of our God and Savior, Jesus Christ:

1234

From the sole of the foot even to the head
There is nothing sound in it,
Only bruises, welts and raw wounds,
Not pressed out or bandaged,
Nor softened with oil.

1235

When they had approached Jerusalem and had come to Bethphage, at the Mount of Olives, then Jesus sent two disciples,

1238

There shall not be found among you anyone who makes his son or his daughter pass through the fire, one who uses divination, one who practices witchcraft, or one who interprets omens, or a sorcerer,

1239

And I saw the dead, the great and the small, standing before the throne, and books were opened; and another book was opened, which is the book of life; and the dead were judged from the things which were written in the books, according to their deeds.

1241

Now in Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha (which translated in Greek is called Dorcas); this woman was abounding with deeds of kindness and charity which she continually did.

1244

Jesus got up and went away from there to the region of Tyre. And when He had entered a house, He wanted no one to know of it; yet He could not escape notice.

1246

Beloved, while I was making every effort to write you about our common salvation, I felt the necessity to write to you appealing that you contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all handed down to the saints.

1248

They will perish, but You remain;
And they all will become old like a garment,

1250

Therefore, since it remains for some to enter it, and those who formerly had good news preached to them failed to enter because of disobedience,

1255

but the one who did not know it, and committed deeds worthy of a flogging, will receive but few. From everyone who has been given much, much will be required; and to whom they entrusted much, of him they will ask all the more.

1256

This is the testimony of John, when the Jews sent to him priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, “Who are you?”

1258

and make straight paths for your feet, so that the limb which is lame may not be put out of joint, but rather be healed.

1260

But when Jesus saw this, He was indignant and said to them, “Permit the children to come to Me; do not hinder them; for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.

1262

I was very glad to find some of your children walking in truth, just as we have received commandment to do from the Father.

1263

For I also am a man placed under authority, with soldiers under me; and I say to this one, ‘Go!’ and he goes, and to another, ‘Come!’ and he comes, and to my slave, ‘Do this!’ and he does it.”

1265

And He sat down opposite the treasury, and began observing how the people were putting money into the treasury; and many rich people were putting in large sums.

1266

“Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth?
Tell Me, if you have understanding,

1268

The people were waiting for Zacharias, and were wondering at his delay in the temple.

1270

Blessed be the Lord God of Israel,
For He has visited us and accomplished redemption for His people,

1271

For the body is not one member, but many.

1272

The scepter shall not depart from Judah,
Nor the ruler’s staff from between his feet,
Until Shiloh comes,
And to him shall be the obedience of the peoples.

1274

Let such a person consider this, that what we are in word by letters when absent, such persons we are also in deed when present.

1277

These words, which I am commanding you today, shall be on your heart.

1278

All you beasts of the field,
All you beasts in the forest,
Come to eat.

1279

just as He says also in another passage,
You are a priest forever
According to the order of Melchizedek.”

1280

I am telling the truth in Christ, I am not lying, my conscience testifies with me in the Holy Spirit,

1281

Now when the apostles in Jerusalem heard that Samaria had received the word of God, they sent them Peter and John,

1282

And He will judge between the nations,
And will render decisions for many peoples;
And they will hammer their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks.
Nation will not lift up sword against nation,
And never again will they learn war.

1288

Again the next day John was standing with two of his disciples,

1290

But Thomas, one of the twelve, called Didymus, was not with them when Jesus came.

1292

Indeed all Israel has transgressed Your law and turned aside, not obeying Your voice; so the curse has been poured out on us, along with the oath which is written in the law of Moses the servant of God, for we have sinned against Him.

1293

Then Jerusalem was going out to him, and all Judea and all the district around the Jordan;

1295

Then they said to him, “Who are you, so that we may give an answer to those who sent us? What do you say about yourself?”

1304

So, for my part, I am eager to preach the gospel to you also who are in Rome.

1306

Then after the sixty-two weeks the Messiah will be cut off and have nothing, and the people of the prince who is to come will destroy the city and the sanctuary. And its end will come with a flood; even to the end there will be war; desolations are determined.

1308

But it will be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon in the judgment than for you.

1313

Then the Lord passed by in front of him and proclaimed, “The Lord, the Lord God, compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in lovingkindness and truth;

1314

He left Judea and went away again into Galilee.

1315

After these things he left Athens and went to Corinth.

1316

Glory to God in the highest,
And on earth peace among men with whom He is pleased.”

1317

By the seventh day God completed His work which He had done, and He rested on the seventh day from all His work which He had done.

1319

“See, I have taught you statutes and judgments just as the Lord my God commanded me, that you should do thus in the land where you are entering to possess it.

1320

Now about that time Herod the king laid hands on some who belonged to the church in order to mistreat them.

1321

Then the sons of the prophets who were at Bethel came out to Elisha and said to him, “Do you know that the Lord will take away your master from over you today?” And he said, “Yes, I know; be still.”

1325

You shall not worship them or serve them; for I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children, on the third and the fourth generations of those who hate Me,

1327

“For the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire laborers for his vineyard.

1328

But when he had considered this, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife; for the Child who has been conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit.

1329

Uzziah was the father of Jotham, Jotham the father of Ahaz, and Ahaz the father of Hezekiah.

1330

“And it will come about that whoever calls on the name of the Lord
Will be delivered;
For on Mount Zion and in Jerusalem
There will be those who escape,
As the Lord has said,
Even among the survivors whom the Lord calls.

1332

Now the Lord appeared to him by the oaks of Mamre, while he was sitting at the tent door in the heat of the day.

1333

and to Apphia our sister, and to Archippus our fellow soldier, and to the church in your house:

1334

As they *approached Jerusalem, at Bethphage and Bethany, near the Mount of Olives, He *sent two of His disciples,

1335

The apostles *gathered together with Jesus; and they reported to Him all that they had done and taught.

1336

The Lord your God will raise up for you a prophet like me from among you, from your countrymen, you shall listen to him.

1337

And he will turn many of the sons of Israel back to the Lord their God.

1340

The daughter of Zion is left like a shelter in a vineyard,
Like a watchman’s hut in a cucumber field, like a besieged city.

1341

And he would have gladly filled his stomach with the pods that the swine were eating, and no one was giving anything to him.

1343

For I do not want you to be unaware, brethren, that our fathers were all under the cloud and all passed through the sea;

1346

He began to teach again by the sea. And such a very large crowd gathered to Him that He got into a boat in the sea and sat down; and the whole crowd was by the sea on the land.

1349

They asked him, and said to him, “Why then are you baptizing, if you are not the Christ, nor Elijah, nor the Prophet?”

1352

They *went into Capernaum; and immediately on the Sabbath He entered the synagogue and began to teach.

1354

I saw no temple in it, for the Lord God the Almighty and the Lamb are its temple.

1356

And a leper *came to Jesus, beseeching Him and falling on his knees before Him, and saying, “If You are willing, You can make me clean.”

1360

have you not made distinctions among yourselves, and become judges with evil motives?

1361

The young man *said to Him, “All these things I have kept; what am I still lacking?”

1363

But you, why do you judge your brother? Or you again, why do you regard your brother with contempt? For we will all stand before the judgment seat of God.

1364

Therefore if you are presenting your offering at the altar, and there remember that your brother has something against you,

1365

“Is this not the fast which I choose,
To loosen the bonds of wickedness,
To undo the bands of the yoke,
And to let the oppressed go free
And break every yoke?

1366

Behold, My servant will prosper,
He will be high and lifted up and greatly exalted.

1367

Now I desire to remind you, though you know all things once for all, that the Lord, after saving a people out of the land of Egypt, subsequently destroyed those who did not believe.

1368

For ground that drinks the rain which often falls on it and brings forth vegetation useful to those for whose sake it is also tilled, receives a blessing from God;

1374

Now we request you, brethren, with regard to the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and our gathering together to Him,

1381

This persuasion did not come from Him who calls you.

1384

Now it came about in the days when the judges governed, that there was a famine in the land. And a certain man of Bethlehem in Judah went to sojourn in the land of Moab with his wife and his two sons.

1387

And Jesus answered and said to them, See to it that no one misleads you.

1389

Therefore the Lord raises against them adversaries from Rezin
And spurs their enemies on,

1390

longing to see you, even as I recall your tears, so that I may be filled with joy.

1394

May it never be! For otherwise, how will God judge the world?

1396

So that the rest of mankind may seek the Lord,
And all the Gentiles who are called by My name,’

1397

What shall we say then? Is the Law sin? May it never be! On the contrary, I would not have come to know sin except through the Law; for I would not have known about coveting if the Law had not said, “You shall not covet.”

1399

“In that day I will raise up the fallen booth of David,
And wall up its breaches;
I will also raise up its ruins
And rebuild it as in the days of old;

1400

Everyone who divorces his wife and marries another commits adultery, and he who marries one who is divorced from a husband commits adultery.

1401

Keep the charge of the Lord your God, to walk in His ways, to keep His statutes, His commandments, His ordinances, and His testimonies, according to what is written in the Law of Moses, that you may succeed in all that you do and wherever you turn,

1402

You shall not covet your neighbor’s house; you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife or his male servant or his female servant or his ox or his donkey or anything that belongs to your neighbor.”

1403

I heard another voice from heaven, saying, “Come out of her, my people, so that you will not participate in her sins and receive of her plagues;

1406

So the word of the Lord was growing mightily and prevailing.

1407

When Jesus had spoken these words, He went forth with His disciples over the ravine of the Kidron, where there was a garden, in which He entered with His disciples.

1408

But whatever things were gain to me, those things I have counted as loss for the sake of Christ.

1412

When Jesus saw him lying there, and knew that he had already been a long time in that condition, He *said to him, “Do you wish to get well?”

1414

I will give thanks to You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made;
Wonderful are Your works,
And my soul knows it very well.

1415

and you have forgotten the exhortation which is addressed to you as sons,
My son, do not regard lightly the discipline of the Lord,
Nor faint when you are reproved by Him;

1420

“Behold, the days are coming,” declares the Lord,
“When I will raise up for David a righteous Branch;
And He will reign as king and act wisely
And do justice and righteousness in the land.

1422

namely, that God was in Christ reconciling the world to Himself, not counting their trespasses against them, and He has committed to us the word of reconciliation.

1423

Here is wisdom. Let him who has understanding calculate the number of the beast, for the number is that of a man; and his number is six hundred and sixty-six.

1424

For this reason we also constantly thank God that when you received the word of God which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men, but for what it really is, the word of God, which also performs its work in you who believe.

1425

And when the days for their purification according to the law of Moses were completed, they brought Him up to Jerusalem to present Him to the Lord

1430

John answered and said to them all, “As for me, I baptize you with water; but One is coming who is mightier than I, and I am not fit to untie the thong of His sandals; He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.

1433

For the gospel has for this purpose been preached even to those who are dead, that though they are judged in the flesh as men, they may live in the spirit according to the will of God.

1435

A Song of Ascents, of Solomon.
Unless the Lord builds the house,
They labor in vain who build it;
Unless the Lord guards the city,
The watchman keeps awake in vain.

1436

But what I am doing I will continue to do, so that I may cut off opportunity from those who desire an opportunity to be regarded just as we are in the matter about which they are boasting.

1437

And Jesus was saying to them, Truly I say to you, there are some of those who are standing here who will not taste death until they see the kingdom of God after it has come with power.”

1438

That day Jesus went out of the house and was sitting by the sea.

1439

[And Philip said, “If you believe with all your heart, you may.” And he answered and said, “I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.”]

1441

Jesus was going throughout all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every kind of disease and every kind of sickness among the people.

1442

But when Christ appeared as a high priest of the good things to come, He entered through the greater and more perfect tabernacle, not made with hands, that is to say, not of this creation;

1443

Then He *said to His disciples, The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few.

1444

But the tax collector, standing some distance away, was even unwilling to lift up his eyes to heaven, but was beating his breast, saying, ‘God, be merciful to me, the sinner!’

1445

I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven; and whatever you bind on earth shall have been bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth shall have been loosed in heaven.”

1446

To the law and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this word, it is because they have no dawn.

1447

And He said, “If you will give earnest heed to the voice of the Lord your God, and do what is right in His sight, and give ear to His commandments, and keep all His statutes, I will put none of the diseases on you which I have put on the Egyptians; for I, the Lord, am your healer.”

1449

Beloved, do not imitate what is evil, but what is good. The one who does good is of God; the one who does evil has not seen God.

1450

Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil;
Who substitute darkness for light and light for darkness;
Who substitute bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter!

1451

Now when they had gone, behold, an angel of the Lord *appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, “Get up! Take the Child and His mother and flee to Egypt, and remain there until I tell you; for Herod is going to search for the Child to destroy Him.”

1454

But godliness actually is a means of great gain when accompanied by contentment.

1455

which is really not another; only there are some who are disturbing you and want to distort the gospel of Christ.

1457

They went out from us, but they were not really of us; for if they had been of us, they would have remained with us; but they went out, so that it would be shown that they all are not of us.

1460

The conclusion, when all has been heard, is: fear God and keep His commandments, because this applies to every person.

1462

Jesus said, “Have the people sit down.” Now there was much grass in the place. So the men sat down, in number about five thousand.

1463

“It was said, ‘Whoever sends his wife away, let him give her a certificate of divorce’;

1464

Now there is in Jerusalem by the sheep gate a pool, which is called in Hebrew Bethesda, having five porticoes.

1466

For though I caused you sorrow by my letter, I do not regret it; though I did regret it—for I see that that letter caused you sorrow, though only for a while—

1467

“If men struggle with each other and strike a woman with child so that she gives birth prematurely, yet there is no injury, he shall surely be fined as the woman’s husband may demand of him, and he shall pay as the judges decide.

1468

Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother,

1470

Now when He was in Jerusalem at the Passover, during the feast, many believed in His name, observing His signs which He was doing.

1471

The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure hidden in the field, which a man found and hid again; and from joy over it he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field.

1472

The Lord God said to the serpent,
Because you have done this,
Cursed are you more than all cattle,
And more than every beast of the field;
On your belly you will go,
And dust you will eat
All the days of your life;

1473

how will we escape if we neglect so great a salvation? After it was at the first spoken through the Lord, it was confirmed to us by those who heard,

1474

Immediately He called them; and they left their father Zebedee in the boat with the hired servants, and went away to follow Him.

1476

For this reason I, Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus for the sake of you Gentiles—

1477

And it will come about in the last days
That the mountain of the house of the Lord
Will be established as the chief of the mountains.
It will be raised above the hills,
And the peoples will stream to it.

1478

There are six things which the Lord hates,
Yes, seven which are an abomination to Him:

1479

until the day when He was taken up to heaven, after He had by the Holy Spirit given orders to the apostles whom He had chosen.

1480

And in the same way He took the cup after they had eaten, saying, “This cup which is poured out for you is the new covenant in My blood.

1481

Know this first of all, that in the last days mockers will come with their mocking, following after their own lusts,

1483

having canceled out the certificate of debt consisting of decrees against us, which was hostile to us; and He has taken it out of the way, having nailed it to the cross.

1487

Then they sailed to the country of the Gerasenes, which is opposite Galilee.

1489

Do you not know that when you present yourselves to someone as slaves for obedience, you are slaves of the one whom you obey, either of sin resulting in death, or of obedience resulting in righteousness?

1490

May he kiss me with the kisses of his mouth!
For your love is better than wine.

1494

Therefore, putting aside all filthiness and all that remains of wickedness, in humility receive the word implanted, which is able to save your souls.

1495

For as many as are of the works of the Law are under a curse; for it is written, “Cursed is everyone who does not abide by all things written in the book of the law, to perform them.”

1499

just as Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord, and you have become her children if you do what is right without being frightened by any fear.

1501

Where can I go from Your Spirit?
Or where can I flee from Your presence?

1502

Jesus was going through all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every kind of disease and every kind of sickness.

1503

“Israel was holy to the Lord,
The first of His harvest.
All who ate of it became guilty;
Evil came upon them,” declares the Lord.’”

1504

And immediately after they came out of the synagogue, they came into the house of Simon and Andrew, with James and John.

1511

For six days work may be done, but on the seventh day you shall have a holy day, a sabbath of complete rest to the Lord; whoever does any work on it shall be put to death.

1512

I have manifested Your name to the men whom You gave Me out of the world; they were Yours and You gave them to Me, and they have kept Your word.

1513

Azor was the father of Zadok, Zadok the father of Achim, and Achim the father of Eliud.

1518

Because of the surpassing greatness of the revelations, for this reason, to keep me from exalting myself, there was given me a thorn in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to torment me—to keep me from exalting myself!

1519

So the people stood at a distance, while Moses approached the thick cloud where God was.

1522

Now when they had traveled through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to Thessalonica, where there was a synagogue of the Jews.

1523

Now there were some Greeks among those who were going up to worship at the feast;

1524

Then he showed me a river of the water of life, clear as crystal, coming from the throne of God and of the Lamb,

1525

Jesus came down with them and stood on a level place; and there was a large crowd of His disciples, and a great throng of people from all Judea and Jerusalem and the coastal region of Tyre and Sidon,

1528

Then God said, “Let the waters teem with swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth in the open expanse of the heavens.”

1529

Jesus came out from the temple and was going away when His disciples came up to point out the temple buildings to Him.

1530

nor will they say, ‘Look, here it is!’ or, ‘There it is!’ For behold, the kingdom of God is in your midst.”

1531

Jesus spoke to them again in parables, saying,

1533

The word of God kept on spreading; and the number of the disciples continued to increase greatly in Jerusalem, and a great many of the priests were becoming obedient to the faith.

1534

From the wilderness and this Lebanon, even as far as the great river, the river Euphrates, all the land of the Hittites, and as far as the Great Sea toward the setting of the sun will be your territory.

1535

Now to Him who is able to establish you according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery which has been kept secret for long ages past,

1536

which He brought about in Christ, when He raised Him from the dead and seated Him at His right hand in the heavenly places,

1537

“And when you are praying, do not use meaningless repetition as the Gentiles do, for they suppose that they will be heard for their many words.