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knowing that such a man is perverted and is sinning, being self-condemned.
"What man among you, if he has a hundred sheep and has lost one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in the open pasture and go after the one which is lost until he finds it?
But perceiving that one group were Sadducees and the other Pharisees, Paul began crying out in the Council, "Brethren, I am a Pharisee, a son of Pharisees; I am on trial for the hope and resurrection of the dead!"
"If you ask Me anything in My name, I will do it.
"The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, the God of our fathers, has glorified His servant Jesus, the one whom you delivered and disowned in the presence of Pilate, when he had decided to release Him.
John's disciples and the Pharisees were fasting; and they came and said to Him, "Why do John's disciples and the disciples of the Pharisees fast, but Your disciples do not fast?"
The rich rules over the poor, And the borrower becomes the lender's slave.
"Now a famine came over all Egypt and Canaan, and great affliction with it, and our fathers could find no food.
And He said to her, "What do you wish?" She said to Him, "Command that in Your kingdom these two sons of mine may sit one on Your right and one on Your left."
Now there came to Him some of the Sadducees (who say that there is no resurrection),
"For if you believed Moses, you would believe Me, for he wrote about Me.
so that the proof of your faith, being more precious than gold which is perishable, even though tested by fire, may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ;
so that you will prove yourselves to be blameless and innocent, children of God above reproach in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you appear as lights in the world,
Let us swallow them alive like Sheol, Even whole, as those who go down to the pit;
"Do not be like your fathers, to whom the former prophets proclaimed, saying, 'Thus says the LORD of hosts, "Return now from your evil ways and from your evil deeds "' But they did not listen or give heed to Me," declares the LORD.
The word of the LORD came to me a second time saying, "What do you see?" And I said, "I see a boiling pot, facing away from the north."
O come, let us sing for joy to the LORD, Let us shout joyfully to the rock of our salvation.
He said to them, "I am a Hebrew, and I fear the LORD God of heaven who made the sea and the dry land."
The words of Amos, who was among the sheepherders from Tekoa, which he envisioned in visions concerning Israel in the days of Uzziah king of Judah, and in the days of Jeroboam son of Joash, king of Israel, two years before the earthquake.
When Jesus had finished these words, He departed from Galilee and came into the region of Judea beyond the Jordan;
a land where you will eat food without scarcity, in which you will not lack anything; a land whose stones are iron, and out of whose hills you can dig copper.
Now it came about when he had finished speaking to Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit to the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as himself.
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: "May they prosper who love you.
Now Deborah, a prophetess, the wife of Lappidoth, was judging Israel at that time.
Remember the prisoners, as though in prison with them, and those who are ill-treated, since you yourselves also are in the body.
'He who overcomes will thus be clothed in white garments; and I will not erase his name from the book of life, and I will confess his name before My Father and before His angels.
Deacons likewise must be men of dignity, not double-tongued, or addicted to much wine or fond of sordid gain,
To me, the very least of all saints, this grace was given, to preach to the Gentiles the unfathomable riches of Christ,
I said, "You are gods, And all of you are sons of the Most High.
Then Rabshakeh said to them, "Say now to Hezekiah, 'Thus says the great king, the king of Assyria, "What is this confidence that you have?
By faith Enoch was taken up so that he would not see death; AND HE WAS NOT FOUND BECAUSE GOD TOOK HIM UP; for he obtained the witness that before his being taken up he was pleasing to God.
Otherwise, He would have needed to suffer often since the foundation of the world; but now once at the consummation of the ages He has been manifested to put away sin by the sacrifice of Himself.
not lagging behind in diligence, fervent in spirit, serving the Lord;
You have been severed from Christ, you who are seeking to be justified by law; you have fallen from grace.
"He will glorify Me, for He will take of Mine and will disclose it to you.
of the sons of Joseph: of Ephraim, Elishama the son of Ammihud; of Manasseh, Gamaliel the son of Pedahzur;
Suffer hardship with me, as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.
that you keep the commandment without stain or reproach until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ,
"For it was not David who ascended into heaven, but he himself says: 'THE LORD SAID TO MY LORD, "SIT AT MY RIGHT HAND,
"Believe Me that I am in the Father and the Father is in Me; otherwise believe because of the works themselves.
Now if we have died with Christ, we believe that we shall also live with Him,
A woman who had had a hemorrhage for twelve years,
I have confidence in you in the Lord that you will adopt no other view; but the one who is disturbing you will bear his judgment, whoever he is.
As the crowds were increasing, He began to say, "This generation is a wicked generation; it seeks for a sign, and yet no sign will be given to it but the sign of Jonah.
To grant those who mourn in Zion, Giving them a garland instead of ashes, The oil of gladness instead of mourning, The mantle of praise instead of a spirit of fainting So they will be called oaks of righteousness, The planting of the LORD, that He may be glorified.
"For a period of about forty years He put up with them in the wilderness.
Immediately the man became well, and picked up his pallet and began to walk. Now it was the Sabbath on that day.
When it was evening, the disciples came to Him and said, "This place is desolate and the hour is already late; so send the crowds away, that they may go into the villages and buy food for themselves."
So Jesus, perceiving that they were intending to come and take Him by force to make Him king, withdrew again to the mountain by Himself alone.
But He said to them, "You give them something to eat!" And they said, "We have no more than five loaves and two fish, unless perhaps we go and buy food for all these people."
"After this I kept looking in the night visions, and behold, a fourth beast, dreadful and terrifying and extremely strong; and it had large iron teeth It devoured and crushed and trampled down the remainder with its feet; and it was different from all the beasts that were before it, and it had ten horns.
and you shall be to Me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation.' These are the words that you shall speak to the sons of Israel."
Jesus, finding a young donkey, sat on it; as it is written,
I said to them, "If it is good in your sight, give me my wages; but if not, never mind!" So they weighed out thirty shekels of silver as my wages.
Now therefore, thus says the LORD of hosts, "Consider your ways!
Now the time had come for Elizabeth to give birth, and she gave birth to a son.
Woe to those who are at ease in Zion And to those who feel secure in the mountain of Samaria, The distinguished men of the foremost of nations, To whom the house of Israel comes.
and in the same way also the men abandoned the natural function of the woman and burned in their desire toward one another, men with men committing indecent acts and receiving in their own persons the due penalty of their error.
When He came to the other side into the country of the Gadarenes, two men who were demon-possessed met Him as they were coming out of the tombs. They were so extremely violent that no one could pass by that way.
Awake, drunkards, and weep; And wail, all you wine drinkers, On account of the sweet wine That is cut off from your mouth.
who once were disobedient, when the patience of God kept waiting in the days of Noah, during the construction of the ark, in which a few, that is, eight persons, were brought safely through the water.
Let everything that has breath praise the LORD. Praise the LORD!
Behold, a day is coming for the LORD when the spoil taken from you will be divided among you.
Better is a little with the fear of the LORD Than great treasure and turmoil with it.
While he was still speaking, another also came and said, "Your sons and your daughters were eating and drinking wine in their oldest brother's house,
No one has seen God at any time; if we love one another, God abides in us, and His love is perfected in us.
Therefore the wicked will not stand in the judgment, Nor sinners in the assembly of the righteous.
a renewal in which there is no distinction between Greek and Jew, circumcised and uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave and freeman, but Christ is all, and in all.
The word which Isaiah the son of Amoz saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem.
That which has been is that which will be, And that which has been done is that which will be done. So there is nothing new under the sun.
'You shall not make any cuts in your body for the dead nor make any tattoo marks on yourselves: I am the LORD.
So she said to Elijah, "What do I have to do with you, O man of God? You have come to me to bring my iniquity to remembrance and to put my son to death!"
Now the boy Samuel was ministering to the LORD before Eli And word from the LORD was rare in those days, visions were infrequent.
'The dogs shall eat Jezebel in the territory of Jezreel, and none shall bury her.'" Then he opened the door and fled.
"Now therefore thus says the LORD, 'You shall not come down from the bed where you have gone up, but you shall surely die.'" Then Elijah departed.
It came about when Moses was coming down from Mount Sinai (and the two tablets of the testimony were in Moses' hand as he was coming down from the mountain), that Moses did not know that the skin of his face shone because of his speaking with Him.
"Yet you say, 'For what reason?' Because the LORD has been a witness between you and the wife of your youth, against whom you have dealt treacherously, though she is your companion and your wife by covenant.
"Every moving thing that is alive shall be food for you; I give all to you, as I gave the green plant.
For you have died and your life is hidden with Christ in God.
"Strive to enter through the narrow door; for many, I tell you, will seek to enter and will not be able.
May the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God and into the steadfastness of Christ.
For the Scripture says, "WHOEVER BELIEVES IN HIM WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED."
But Jesus called them to Himself and said, "You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great men exercise authority over them.
Therefore, since we have this ministry, as we received mercy, we do not lose heart,
and our hope for you is firmly grounded, knowing that as you are sharers of our sufferings, so also you are sharers of our comfort.
Now at this time some prophets came down from Jerusalem to Antioch.
For you have been bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body.
Therefore the LORD longs to be gracious to you, And therefore He waits on high to have compassion on you For the LORD is a God of justice; How blessed are all those who long for Him.
Why are the nations in an uproar And the peoples devising a vain thing?
And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that always having all sufficiency in everything, you may have an abundance for every good deed;
They were on the road going up to Jerusalem, and Jesus was walking on ahead of them; and they were amazed, and those who followed were fearful. And again He took the twelve aside and began to tell them what was going to happen to Him,
After there had been much debate, Peter stood up and said to them, "Brethren, you know that in the early days God made a choice among you, that by my mouth the Gentiles would hear the word of the gospel and believe.
"So when you spread out your hands in prayer, I will hide My eyes from you; Yes, even though you multiply prayers, I will not listen Your hands are covered with blood.
So when Jesus came, He found that he had already been in the tomb four days.
A good name is to be more desired than great wealth, Favor is better than silver and gold.
While he was still speaking, another also came and said, "The Chaldeans formed three bands and made a raid on the camels and took them and slew the servants with the edge of the sword, and I alone have escaped to tell you."
According to the grace of God which was given to me, like a wise master builder I laid a foundation, and another is building on it. But each man must be careful how he builds on it.
without understanding, untrustworthy, unloving, unmerciful;
"Come, let us deal wisely with them, or else they will multiply and in the event of war, they will also join themselves to those who hate us, and fight against us and depart from the land."
Now to the one who works, his wage is not credited as a favor, but as what is due.
'You are to keep My statutes. You shall not breed together two kinds of your cattle; you shall not sow your field with two kinds of seed, nor wear a garment upon you of two kinds of material mixed together.
For Christ did not send me to baptize, but to preach the gospel, not in cleverness of speech, so that the cross of Christ would not be made void.
Who does great things, unfathomable, And wondrous works without number.
"But let justice roll down like waters And righteousness like an ever-flowing stream.
And he displayed the riches of his royal glory and the splendor of his great majesty for many days, 180 days.
"Nevertheless I will not do it in your days for the sake of your father David, but I will tear it out of the hand of your son.
Then the fifth angel sounded, and I saw a star from heaven which had fallen to the earth; and the key of the bottomless pit was given to him.
And Jesus said to him, "Why do you call Me good? No one is good except God alone.
"But this I admit to you, that according to the Way which they call a sect I do serve the God of our fathers, believing everything that is in accordance with the Law and that is written in the Prophets;
I wrote you in my letter not to associate with immoral people;
And what more shall I say? For time will fail me if I tell of Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, of David and Samuel and the prophets,
"So they are no longer two, but one flesh. What therefore God has joined together, let no man separate."
Then it happened in the spring, at the time when kings go out to battle, that David sent Joab and his servants with him and all Israel, and they destroyed the sons of Ammon and besieged Rabbah. But David stayed at Jerusalem.
"Stay in that house, eating and drinking what they give you; for the laborer is worthy of his wages. Do not keep moving from house to house.
And He will judge between many peoples And render decisions for mighty, distant nations Then 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 train for war.
Bless the LORD, O my soul, And forget none of His benefits;
"Behold, I will do something new, Now it will spring forth; Will you not be aware of it? I will even make a roadway in the wilderness, Rivers in the desert.
"But you said in your heart, 'I will ascend to heaven; I will raise my throne above the stars of God, And I will sit on the mount of assembly In the recesses of the north.
for through Him we both have our access in one Spirit to the Father.
"The woman whom you saw is the great city, which reigns over the kings of the earth."
"Whoever does not carry his own cross and come after Me cannot be My disciple.
He says, "It is too small a thing that You should be My Servant To raise up the tribes of Jacob and to restore the preserved ones of Israel; I will also make You a light of the nations So that My salvation may reach to the end of the earth."
I am writing to you, little children, because your sins have been forgiven you for His name's sake.
To Titus, my true child in a common faith: Grace and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Savior.
Then those who feared the LORD spoke to one another, and the LORD gave attention and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before Him for those who fear the LORD and who esteem His name.
All discipline for the moment seems not to be joyful, but sorrowful; yet to those who have been trained by it, afterwards it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness.
The young man who told him said, "By chance I happened to be on Mount Gilboa, and behold, Saul was leaning on his spear. And behold, the chariots and the horsemen pursued him closely.
not like the covenant which I made with their fathers in the day I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt, My covenant which they broke, although I was a husband to them," declares the LORD.
The God of peace will soon crush Satan under your feet The grace of our Lord Jesus be with you.
for once he has looked at himself and gone away, he has immediately forgotten what kind of person he was.
"Now this is the commandment, the statutes and the judgments which the LORD your God has commanded me to teach you, that you might do them in the land where you are going over to possess it,
With a noise as of chariots They leap on the tops of the mountains, Like the crackling of a flame of fire consuming the stubble, Like a mighty people arranged for battle.
For there was not a needy person among them, for all who were owners of land or houses would sell them and bring the proceeds of the sales
and every spirit that does not confess Jesus is not from God; this is the spirit of the antichrist, of which you have heard that it is coming, and now it is already in the world.
always giving thanks for all things in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to God, even the Father;
Then Nehemiah, who was the governor, and Ezra the priest and scribe, and the Levites who taught the people said to all the people, "This day is holy to the LORD your God; do not mourn or weep." For all the people were weeping when they heard the words of the law.
let him know that he who turns a sinner from the error of his way will save his soul from death and will cover a multitude of sins.
But resist him, firm in your faith, knowing that the same experiences of suffering are being accomplished by your brethren who are in the world.
but because the LORD loved you and kept the oath which He swore to your forefathers, the LORD brought you out by a mighty hand and redeemed you from the house of slavery, from the hand of Pharaoh king of Egypt.
For Ezra had set his heart to study the law of the LORD and to practice it, and to teach His statutes and ordinances in Israel.
for false Christs and false prophets will arise, and will show signs and wonders, in order to lead astray, if possible, the elect.
We know that no one who is born of God sins; but He who was born of God keeps him, and the evil one does not touch him.
Concerning him we have much to say, and it is hard to explain, since you have become dull of hearing.
And Jesus said to them, "Follow Me, and I will make you become fishers of men."
"The God of this people Israel chose our fathers and made the people great during their stay in the land of Egypt, and with an uplifted arm He led them out from it.
He who walks with wise men will be wise, But the companion of fools will suffer harm.
But if we are afflicted, it is for your comfort and salvation; or if we are comforted, it is for your comfort, which is effective in the patient enduring of the same sufferings which we also suffer;
Righteousness exalts a nation, But sin is a disgrace to any people.
Therefore whoever eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner, shall be guilty of the body and the blood of the Lord.
"Or what woman, if she has ten silver coins and loses one coin, does not light a lamp and sweep the house and search carefully until she finds it?
"Now the parable is this: the seed is the word of God.
The LORD is good, A stronghold in the day of trouble, And He knows those who take refuge in Him.
And Jesus said to His disciples, "Truly I say to you, it is hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven.
Then the jealousy of Ephraim will depart, And those who harass Judah will be cut off; Ephraim will not be jealous of Judah, And Judah will not harass Ephraim.
But they themselves were filled with rage, and discussed together what they might do to Jesus.
Cain told Abel his brother. And it came about when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother and killed him.
Therefore from now on we recognize no one according to the flesh; even though we have known Christ according to the flesh, yet now we know Him in this way no longer.
Also, the sun rises and the sun sets; And hastening to its place it rises there again.
Let your gentle spirit be known to all men. The Lord is near.
and nothing unclean, and no one who practices abomination and lying, shall ever come into it, but only those whose names are written in the Lamb's book of life.
"I have heard of You by the hearing of the ear; But now my eye sees You;
I sought the LORD, and He answered me, And delivered me from all my fears.
But by His word the present heavens and earth are being reserved for fire, kept for the day of judgment and destruction of ungodly men.
After looking around at them all, He said to him, "Stretch out your hand!" And he did so; and his hand was restored.
He brought the letter to the king of Israel, saying, "And now as this letter comes to you, behold, I have sent Naaman my servant to you, that you may cure him of his leprosy."
and a third of the creatures which were in the sea and had life, died; and a third of the ships were destroyed.
but with precious blood, as of a lamb unblemished and spotless, the blood of Christ.
Being unable to get to Him because of the crowd, they removed the roof above Him; and when they had dug an opening, they let down the pallet on which the paralytic was lying.
They have tails like scorpions, and stings; and in their tails is their power to hurt men for five months.
For I determined to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ, and Him crucified.
If the first piece of dough is holy, the lump is also; and if the root is holy, the branches are too.
What then? Shall we sin because we are not under law but under grace? May it never be!
When the sixth hour came, darkness fell over the whole land until the ninth hour.
And I will make mere lads their princes, And capricious children will rule over them,
In those days, when there was again a large crowd and they had nothing to eat, Jesus called His disciples and said to them,
Then I heard something like the voice of a great multitude and like the sound of many waters and like the sound of mighty peals of thunder, saying, "Hallelujah! For the Lord our God, the Almighty, reigns.
It came about at the end of twenty years in which Solomon had built the two houses, the house of the LORD and the king's house
But these men revile the things which they do not understand; and the things which they know by instinct, like unreasoning animals, by these things they are destroyed.
from twenty years old and upward, whoever is able to go out to war in Israel, you and Aaron shall number them by their armies.
which things we also speak, not in words taught by human wisdom, but in those taught by the Spirit, combining spiritual thoughts with spiritual words.
"Pass through the midst of the camp and command the people, saying, 'Prepare provisions for yourselves, for within three days you are to cross this Jordan, to go in to possess the land which the LORD your God is giving you, to possess it.'"
"But He knows the way I take; When He has tried me, I shall come forth as gold.
For He grew up before Him like a tender shoot, And like a root out of parched ground; He has no stately form or majesty That we should look upon Him, Nor appearance that we should be attracted to Him.
And the LORD appointed a great fish to swallow Jonah, and Jonah was in the stomach of the fish three days and three nights.
"Terror and dread fall upon them; By the greatness of Your arm they are motionless as stone; Until Your people pass over, O LORD, Until the people pass over whom You have purchased.
Now a man from the house of Levi went and married a daughter of Levi.
"Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? For we saw His star in the east and have come to worship Him."
Now a new king arose over Egypt, who did not know Joseph.
"But he said to him, 'If they do not listen to Moses and the Prophets, they will not be persuaded even if someone rises from the dead.'"
But I am speaking to you who are Gentiles. Inasmuch then as I am an apostle of Gentiles, I magnify my ministry,
Out from the throne come flashes of lightning and sounds and peals of thunder And there were seven lamps of fire burning before the throne, which are the seven Spirits of God;
He said to his people, "Behold, the people of the sons of Israel are more and mightier than we.
Peter said to Him, "Lord, if it is You, command me to come to You on the water."
(as it is written, "A FATHER OF MANY NATIONS HAVE I MADE YOU") in the presence of Him whom he believed, even God, who gives life to the dead and calls into being that which does not exist.
"For all the prophets and the Law prophesied until John.
My son, give attention to my words; Incline your ear to my sayings.
It was also about these men that Enoch, in the seventh generation from Adam, prophesied, saying, "Behold, the Lord came with many thousands of His holy ones,
"May that day be darkness; Let not God above care for it, Nor light shine on it.
When they had arrived and gathered the church together, they began to report all things that God had done with them and how He had opened a door of faith to the Gentiles.
And he laid hold of the dragon, the serpent of old, who is the devil and Satan, and bound him for a thousand years;
"But I will warn you whom to fear: fear the One who, after He has killed, has authority to cast into hell; yes, I tell you, fear Him!
"Come, let us return to the LORD For He has torn us, but He will heal us; He has wounded us, but He will bandage us.
When a large crowd was coming together, and those from the various cities were journeying to Him, He spoke by way of a parable:
But Hannah replied, "No, my lord, I am a woman oppressed in spirit; I have drunk neither wine nor strong drink, but I have poured out my soul before the LORD.
To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ who are at Colossae: Grace to you and peace from God our Father.
"And the master said to the slave, 'Go out into the highways and along the hedges, and compel them to come in, so that my house may be filled.
'But the prophet who speaks a word presumptuously in My name which I have not commanded him to speak, or which he speaks in the name of other gods, that prophet shall die.'
But the more they afflicted them, the more they multiplied and the more they spread out, so that they were in dread of the sons of Israel.
But He kept silent and did not answer Again the high priest was questioning Him, and saying to Him, "Are You the Christ, the Son of the Blessed One?"
"Now learn the parable from the fig tree: when its branch has already become tender and puts forth its leaves, you know that summer is near;
And when Paul had laid his hands upon them, the Holy Spirit came on them, and they began speaking with tongues and prophesying.
Then Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him until daybreak.
For momentary, light affliction is producing for us an eternal weight of glory far beyond all comparison,
Then the whole body of them got up and brought Him before Pilate.
saying, "Write in a book what you see, and send it to the seven churches: to Ephesus and to Smyrna and to Pergamum and to Thyatira and to Sardis and to Philadelphia and to Laodicea."
The LORD is slow to anger and great in power, And the LORD will by no means leave the guilty unpunished In whirlwind and storm is His way, And clouds are the dust beneath His feet.
There is only one Lawgiver and Judge, the One who is able to save and to destroy; but who are you who judge your neighbor?
and he fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to him, "Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me?"
Thus says God the LORD, Who created the heavens and stretched them out, Who spread out the earth and its offspring, Who gives breath to the people on it And spirit to those who walk in it,
even as You gave Him authority over all flesh, that to all whom You have given Him, He may give eternal life.
"You have sown much, but harvest little; you eat, but there is not enough to be satisfied; you drink, but there is not enough to become drunk; you put on clothing, but no one is warm enough; and he who earns, earns wages to put into a purse with holes."
Then the LORD said to Moses, "Thus you shall say to the sons of Israel, 'You yourselves have seen that I have spoken to you from heaven.
How lonely sits the city That was full of people! She has become like a widow Who was once great among the nations! She who was a princess among the provinces Has become a forced laborer!
"He who eats My flesh and drinks My blood has eternal life, and I will raise him up on the last day.
As a result of the anguish of His soul, He will see it and be satisfied; By His knowledge the Righteous One, My Servant, will justify the many, As He will bear their iniquities.
Then he said to me, "Do not be afraid, Daniel, for from the first day that you set your heart on understanding this and on humbling yourself before your God, your words were heard, and I have come in response to your words.
Does a bird fall into a trap on the ground when there is no bait in it? Does a trap spring up from the earth when it captures nothing at all?
But Jesus answered and said to them, "You are mistaken, not understanding the Scriptures nor the power of God.
For He was foreknown before the foundation of the world, but has appeared in these last times for the sake of you
"These will wage war against the Lamb, and the Lamb will overcome them, because He is Lord of lords and King of kings, and those who are with Him are the called and chosen and faithful."
in addition to all, taking up the shield of faith with which you will be able to extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one.
He was also saying to them, "You are experts at setting aside the commandment of God in order to keep your tradition.
"If anyone does not abide in Me, he is thrown away as a branch and dries up; and they gather them, and cast them into the fire and they are burned.
His grave was assigned with wicked men, Yet He was with a rich man in His death, Because He had done no violence, Nor was there any deceit in His mouth.
to be sensible, pure, workers at home, kind, being subject to their own husbands, so that the word of God will not be dishonored.
While he was still speaking, another also came and said, "The fire of God fell from heaven and burned up the sheep and the servants and consumed them, and I alone have escaped to tell you."
He said, "Take it up for yourself." So he put out his hand and took it.
Then when Judas, who had betrayed Him, saw that He had been condemned, he felt remorse and returned the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders,
For if Joshua had given them rest, He would not have spoken of another day after that.
'I am the LORD your God who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery.
Then Judah said to Simeon his brother, "Come up with me into the territory allotted me, that we may fight against the Canaanites; and I in turn will go with you into the territory allotted you." So Simeon went with him.
"Then they will deliver you to tribulation, and will kill you, and you will be hated by all nations because of My name.
For this reason, when I could endure it no longer, I also sent to find out about your faith, for fear that the tempter might have tempted you, and our labor would be in vain.
I know a man in Christ who fourteen years ago--whether in the body I do not know, or out of the body I do not know, God knows--such a man was caught up to the third heaven.
"For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, slanders.
BUT MY RIGHTEOUS ONE SHALL LIVE BY FAITH; AND IF HE SHRINKS BACK, MY SOUL HAS NO PLEASURE IN HIM.
I rejoice over the coming of Stephanas and Fortunatus and Achaicus, because they have supplied what was lacking on your part.
Jesus heard that they had put him out, and finding him, He said, "Do you believe in the Son of Man?"
He said to him the third time, "Simon, son of John, do you love Me?" Peter was grieved because He said to him the third time, "Do you love Me?" And he said to Him, "Lord, You know all things; You know that I love You " Jesus said to him, "Tend My sheep.
"I know that You can do all things, And that no purpose of Yours can be thwarted.
There was much grumbling among the crowds concerning Him; some were saying, "He is a good man"; others were saying, "No, on the contrary, He leads the people astray."
The grace of the Lord Jesus be with all. Amen.
And He also went on to say to the one who had invited Him, "When you give a luncheon or a dinner, do not invite your friends or your brothers or your relatives or rich neighbors, otherwise they may also invite you in return and that will be your repayment.
Declaring the end from the beginning, And from ancient times things which have not been done, Saying, 'My purpose will be established, And I will accomplish all My good pleasure';
in the third year of his reign he gave a banquet for all his princes and attendants, the army officers of Persia and Media, the nobles and the princes of his provinces being in his presence.
"For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom, and in various places there will be famines and earthquakes.
When they asked him to stay for a longer time, he did not consent,
Open your mouth for the mute, For the rights of all the unfortunate.
'But I have this against you, that you have left your first love.
through whom also we have obtained our introduction by faith into this grace in which we stand; and we exult in hope of the glory of God.
They took for themselves Moabite women as wives; the name of the one was Orpah and the name of the other Ruth. And they lived there about ten years.
For if we have become united with Him in the likeness of His death, certainly we shall also be in the likeness of His resurrection,
Now an angel from heaven appeared to Him, strengthening Him.
By this we know that we abide in Him and He in us, because He has given us of His Spirit.
"But do not be called Rabbi; for One is your Teacher, and you are all brothers.
So the LORD was very angry with Israel and removed them from His sight; none was left except the tribe of Judah.
As obedient children, do not be conformed to the former lusts which were yours in your ignorance,
For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks at his natural face in a mirror;
Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, But he who hates reproof is stupid.
Then Samuel said to Saul, "Wait, and let me tell you what the LORD said to me last night." And he said to him, "Speak!"
Now those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.
So they gathered them up, and filled twelve baskets with fragments from the five barley loaves which were left over by those who had eaten.
even though I was formerly a blasphemer and a persecutor and a violent aggressor Yet I was shown mercy because I acted ignorantly in unbelief;
By the word of the LORD the heavens were made, And by the breath of His mouth all their host.
Nevertheless, each individual among you also is to love his own wife even as himself, and the wife must see to it that she respects her husband.
but if a woman has long hair, it is a glory to her? For her hair is given to her for a covering.
Now you followed my teaching, conduct, purpose, faith, patience, love, perseverance,
The wilderness and the desert will be glad, And the Arabah will rejoice and blossom; Like the crocus
and the fourth, Adonijah the son of Haggith; and the fifth, Shephatiah the son of Abital;
The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life, But the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.
We have seen and testify that the Father has sent the Son to be the Savior of the world.
When He had taken the book, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders fell down before the Lamb, each one holding a harp and golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of the saints.
A voice came to him, "Get up, Peter, kill and eat!"
Then another sign appeared in heaven: and behold, a great red dragon having seven heads and ten horns, and on his heads were seven diadems.
The Scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, preached the gospel beforehand to Abraham, saying, "ALL THE NATIONS WILL BE BLESSED IN YOU."
For all who have sinned without the Law will also perish without the Law, and all who have sinned under the Law will be judged by the Law;
and what is the surpassing greatness of His power toward us who believe. These are in accordance with the working of the strength of His might
Now I say, as long as the heir is a child, he does not differ at all from a slave although he is owner of everything,
BUT THE WORD OF THE LORD ENDURES FOREVER " And this is the word which was preached to you.
And Jesus said, "I am; and you shall see THE SON OF MAN SITTING AT THE RIGHT HAND OF POWER, and COMING WITH THE CLOUDS OF HEAVEN."
of Simeon, Shelumiel the son of Zurishaddai;
"For I gave you an example that you also should do as I did to you.
As for Hannah, she was speaking in her heart, only her lips were moving, but her voice was not heard. So Eli thought she was drunk.
"Neglecting the commandment of God, you hold to the tradition of men."
and on her forehead a name was written, a mystery, "BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND OF THE ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH."
But if it is by grace, it is no longer on the basis of works, otherwise grace is no longer grace.
They dressed Him up in purple, and after twisting a crown of thorns, they put it on Him;
"When he looked behind him, he saw me and called to me. And I said, 'Here I am.'
And He said to them, "Elijah does first come and restore all things. And yet how is it written of the Son of Man that He will suffer many things and be treated with contempt?
'He who overcomes, I will make him a pillar in the temple of My God, and he will not go out from it anymore; and I will write on him the name of My God, and the name of the city of My God, the new Jerusalem, which comes down out of heaven from My God, and My new name.
Has Christ been divided? Paul was not crucified for you, was he? Or were you baptized in the name of Paul?
For the LORD will plead their case And take the life of those who rob them.
"So you too, when you do all the things which are commanded you, say, 'We are unworthy slaves; we have done only that which we ought to have done.'"
"When the LORD your God brings you into the land where you are entering to possess it, and clears away many nations before you, the Hittites and the Girgashites and the Amorites and the Canaanites and the Perizzites and the Hivites and the Jebusites, seven nations greater and stronger than you,
dealing out retribution to those who do not know God and to those who do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus.
The house, while it was being built, was built of stone prepared at the quarry, and there was neither hammer nor axe nor any iron tool heard in the house while it was being built.
For if, after they have escaped the defilements of the world by the knowledge of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, they are again entangled in them and are overcome, the last state has become worse for them than the first.
When they say to you, "Consult the mediums and the spiritists who whisper and mutter," should not a people consult their God? Should they consult the dead on behalf of the living?
O Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to you, avoiding worldly and empty chatter and the opposing arguments of what is falsely called "knowledge"--
and when He had given thanks, He broke it and said, "This is My body, which is for you; do this in remembrance of Me."
Now the LORD spoke to Moses and Aaron, saying,
And He came and took the book out of the right hand of Him who sat on the throne.
We will find all kinds of precious wealth, We will fill our houses with spoil;
But to the married I give instructions, not I, but the Lord, that the wife should not leave her husband
The king appointed for them a daily ration from the king's choice food and from the wine which he drank, and appointed that they should be educated three years, at the end of which they were to enter the king's personal service.
Do we then nullify the Law through faith? May it never be! On the contrary, we establish the Law.
"In that day you will know that I am in My Father, and you in Me, and I in you.
And Abraham said to God, "Oh that Ishmael might live before You!"
Then God spoke to Noah and to his sons with him, saying,
Foolishness is bound up in the heart of a child; The rod of discipline will remove it far from him.
And everyone who has this hope fixed on Him purifies himself, just as He is pure.
Blowing toward the south, Then turning toward the north, The wind continues swirling along; And on its circular courses the wind returns.
"Say to them, 'As I live!' declares the Lord GOD, 'I take no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but rather that the wicked turn from his way and live Turn back, turn back from your evil ways! Why then will you die, O house of Israel?'
'I know your tribulation and your poverty (but you are rich), and the blasphemy by those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.
Boasting is necessary, though it is not profitable; but I will go on to visions and revelations of the Lord.
and I appeared to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, as God Almighty, but by My name, LORD, I did not make Myself known to them.
"And the Father who sent Me, He has testified of Me. You have neither heard His voice at any time nor seen His form.
and in Him you have been made complete, and He is the head over all rule and authority;
Then the sons of Israel said to Samuel, "Do not cease to cry to the LORD our God for us, that He may save us from the hand of the Philistines."
But they were unable to cope with the wisdom and the Spirit with which he was speaking.
But if you bear the name "Jew" and rely upon the Law and boast in God,
'THIS PEOPLE HONORS ME WITH THEIR LIPS, BUT THEIR HEART IS FAR AWAY FROM ME.
Fight the good fight of faith; take hold of the eternal life to which you were called, and you made the good confession in the presence of many witnesses.
"If anyone hears My sayings and does not keep them, I do not judge him; for I did not come to judge the world, but to save the world.
On the contrary, you yourselves wrong and defraud. You do this even to your brethren.
"Which one of you convicts Me of sin? If I speak truth, why do you not believe Me?
SAYS THE LORD, WHO MAKES THESE THINGS KNOWN FROM LONG AGO.
"But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys, and where thieves do not break in or steal;
And great fear came over the whole church, and over all who heard of these things.
When He got into the boat, His disciples followed Him.
Now it came about when Joshua was by Jericho, that he lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, a man was standing opposite him with his sword drawn in his hand, and Joshua went to him and said to him, "Are you for us or for our adversaries?"
Now I mean this, that each one of you is saying, "I am of Paul," and "I of Apollos," and "I of Cephas," and "I of Christ."
"For you are a holy people to the LORD your God; the LORD your God has chosen you to be a people for His own possession out of all the peoples who are on the face of the earth.
it was said to her, "THE OLDER WILL SERVE THE YOUNGER."
But Ananias answered, "Lord, I have heard from many about this man, how much harm he did to Your saints at Jerusalem;
He said to them, "Pick me up and throw me into the sea. Then the sea will become calm for you, for I know that on account of me this great storm has come upon you."
and Cyrus, king of Persia, had them brought out by the hand of Mithredath the treasurer, and he counted them out to Sheshbazzar, the prince of Judah.
The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel:
My son, do not walk in the way with them Keep your feet from their path,
Also King Cyrus brought out the articles of the house of the LORD, which Nebuchadnezzar had carried away from Jerusalem and put in the house of his gods;
The teaching of the wise is a fountain of life, To turn aside from the snares of death.
"Let them alone; they are blind guides of the blind And if a blind man guides a blind man, both will fall into a pit."
"For in the resurrection they neither marry nor are given in marriage, but are like angels in heaven.
Then they called on the LORD and said, "We earnestly pray, O LORD, do not let us perish on account of this man's life and do not put innocent blood on us; for You, O LORD, have done as You have pleased."
He left the oxen and ran after Elijah and said, "Please let me kiss my father and my mother, then I will follow you." And he said to him, "Go back again, for what have I done to you?"
"Can a woman forget her nursing child And have no compassion on the son of her womb? Even these may forget, but I will not forget you.
"What, then, is to be done? They will certainly hear that you have come.
This is now, beloved, the second letter I am writing to you in which I am stirring up your sincere mind by way of reminder,
She said, "Let your maidservant find favor in your sight " So the woman went her way and ate, and her face was no longer sad.
Therefore, my brethren, you also were made to die to the Law through the body of Christ, so that you might be joined to another, to Him who was raised from the dead, in order that we might bear fruit for God.
Now it took place in the days of Ahasuerus, the Ahasuerus who reigned from India to Ethiopia over 127 provinces,
for he was looking for the city which has foundations, whose architect and builder is God.
--for you shall not worship any other god, for the LORD, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God--
"Shall we pay or shall we not pay?" But He, knowing their hypocrisy, said to them, "Why are you testing Me? Bring Me a denarius to look at."
Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ,
While Israel remained at Shittim, the people began to play the harlot with the daughters of Moab.
But those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful desires which plunge men into ruin and destruction.
And the serpent poured water like a river out of his mouth after the woman, so that he might cause her to be swept away with the flood.
except that the Holy Spirit solemnly testifies to me in every city, saying that bonds and afflictions await me.
But He turned and said to Peter, "Get behind Me, Satan! You are a stumbling block to Me; for you are not setting your mind on God's interests, but man's."
nor did I go up to Jerusalem to those who were apostles before me; but I went away to Arabia, and returned once more to Damascus.
"I, even I, am the LORD, And there is no savior besides Me.
"For from the rising of the sun even to its setting, My name will be great among the nations, and in every place incense is going to be offered to My name, and a grain offering that is pure; for My name will be great among the nations," says the LORD of hosts.
I say then, they did not stumble so as to fall, did they? May it never be! But by their transgression salvation has come to the Gentiles, to make them jealous.
But if one is inclined to be contentious, we have no other practice, nor have the churches of God.
If I regard wickedness in my heart, The Lord will not hear;
For behold, the LORD is coming forth from His place He will come down and tread on the high places of the earth.
But Jesus, aware of this, withdrew from there. Many followed Him, and He healed them all,
To the Reubenites and to the Gadites and to the half-tribe of Manasseh, Joshua said,
It came about in due time, after Hannah had conceived, that she gave birth to a son; and she named him Samuel, saying, "Because I have asked him of the LORD."
I have set the LORD continually before me; Because He is at my right hand, I will not be shaken.
"Because lawlessness is increased, most people's love will grow cold.
The soldiers took Him away into the palace (that is, the Praetorium), and they called together the whole Roman cohort.
So David said to the young man who told him, "How do you know that Saul and his son Jonathan are dead?"
Many of them were saying, "He has a demon and is insane. Why do you listen to Him?"
wild waves of the sea, casting up their own shame like foam; wandering stars, for whom the black darkness has been reserved forever.
Then Joshua commanded the officers of the people, saying,
They mourned and wept and fasted until evening for Saul and his son Jonathan and for the people of the LORD and the house of Israel, because they had fallen by the sword.
Then they said to him, "Tell us, now! On whose account has this calamity struck us? What is your occupation? And where do you come from? What is your country? From what people are you?"
Therefore a lion from the forest will slay them, A wolf of the deserts will destroy them, A leopard is watching their cities Everyone who goes out of them will be torn in pieces, Because their transgressions are many, Their apostasies are numerous.
And he must have a good reputation with those outside the church, so that he will not fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.
All things are wearisome; Man is not able to tell it. The eye is not satisfied with seeing, Nor is the ear filled with hearing.
"Look at the birds of the air, that they do not sow, nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not worth much more than they?
"For My hand made all these things, Thus all these things came into being," declares the LORD "But to this one I will look, To him who is humble and contrite of spirit, and who trembles at My word.
Thus says the LORD concerning the prophets who lead my people astray; When they have something to bite with their teeth, They cry, "Peace," But against him who puts nothing in their mouths They declare holy war.
Then the commander of the officials assigned new names to them; and to Daniel he assigned the name Belteshazzar, to Hananiah Shadrach, to Mishael Meshach and to Azariah Abed-nego.
He will be like a tree firmly planted by streams of water, Which yields its fruit in its season And its leaf does not wither; And in whatever he does, he prospers.
So Solomon observed the feast at that time for seven days, and all Israel with him, a very great assembly who came from the entrance of Hamath to the brook of Egypt.
For Zion's sake I will not keep silent, And for Jerusalem's sake I will not keep quiet, Until her righteousness goes forth like brightness, And her salvation like a torch that is burning.
And immediately she fell at his feet and breathed her last, and the young men came in and found her dead, and they carried her out and buried her beside her husband.
"I am the LORD, I have called You in righteousness, I will also hold You by the hand and watch over You, And I will appoint You as a covenant to the people, As a light to the nations,
"So I stood beside him and killed him, because I knew that he could not live after he had fallen And I took the crown which was on his head and the bracelet which was on his arm, and I have brought them here to my lord."
The LORD said to me, "What do you see, Amos?" And I said, "A plumb line " Then the Lord said, "Behold I am about to put a plumb line In the midst of My people Israel I will spare them no longer.
'Yet if in spite of this you do not obey Me, but act with hostility against Me,
Then the LORD said to me, "You have seen well, for I am watching over My word to perform it."
But the path of the righteous is like the light of dawn, That shines brighter and brighter until the full day.
But now, O LORD, You are our Father, We are the clay, and You our potter; And all of us are the work of Your hand.
"But I will have compassion on the house of Judah and deliver them by the LORD their God, and will not deliver them by bow, sword, battle, horses or horsemen."
The world is passing away, and also its lusts; but the one who does the will of God lives forever.
They said to him, "Where is He?" He said, "I do not know."
Here for this third time I am ready to come to you, and I will not be a burden to you; for I do not seek what is yours, but you; for children are not responsible to save up for their parents, but parents for their children.
An inheritance gained hurriedly at the beginning Will not be blessed in the end.
Then Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses because of the Cushite woman whom he had married (for he had married a Cushite woman);
And let endurance have its perfect result, so that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
Then I went into the regions of Syria and Cilicia.
And the LORD will be king over all the earth; in that day the LORD will be the only one, and His name the only one.
"Now it was in the heart of my father David to build a house for the name of the LORD, the God of Israel.
Now Adonijah the son of Haggith exalted himself, saying, "I will be king " So he prepared for himself chariots and horsemen with fifty men to run before him.
Now when Toi king of Hamath heard that David had defeated all the army of Hadadezer,
I know, O LORD, that a man's way is not in himself, Nor is it in a man who walks to direct his steps.
(but if she does leave, she must remain unmarried, or else be reconciled to her husband), and that the husband should not divorce his wife.
So the king went out and all his household with him. But the king left ten concubines to keep the house.
The LORD of hosts will prepare a lavish banquet for all peoples on this mountain; A banquet of aged wine, choice pieces with marrow, And refined, aged wine.
and he said, "When you are helping the Hebrew women to give birth and see them upon the birthstool, if it is a son, then you shall put him to death; but if it is a daughter, then she shall live."
Then David took hold of his clothes and tore them, and so also did all the men who were with him.
"These then are the names of the men who shall stand with you: of Reuben, Elizur the son of Shedeur;
Thus says the LORD of hosts, "Consider your ways!
His radiance is like the sunlight; He has rays flashing from His hand, And there is the hiding of His power.
"Then Joseph sent word and invited Jacob his father and all his relatives to come to him, seventy-five persons in all.
For those who turn justice into wormwood And cast righteousness down to the earth."
if we are on trial today for a benefit done to a sick man, as to how this man has been made well,
nor does anyone light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on the lampstand, and it gives light to all who are in the house.
after he had defeated Sihon the king of the Amorites, who lived in Heshbon, and Og the king of Bashan, who lived in Ashtaroth and Edrei.
When those who had been sent returned to the house, they found the slave in good health.
but to wear sandals; and He added, "Do not put on two tunics."
He rebukes the sea and makes it dry; He dries up all the rivers Bashan and Carmel wither; The blossoms of Lebanon wither.
Then the Chaldeans spoke to the king in Aramaic: "O king, live forever! Tell the dream to your servants, and we will declare the interpretation."
and they made their lives bitter with hard labor in mortar and bricks and at all kinds of labor in the field, all their labors which they rigorously imposed on them.
For God has not called us for the purpose of impurity, but in sanctification.
And the sons of Judah and the sons of Israel will be gathered together, And they will appoint for themselves one leader, And they will go up from the land, For great will be the day of Jezreel.
"You divided the sea before them, So they passed through the midst of the sea on dry ground; And their pursuers You hurled into the depths, Like a stone into raging waters.
'It shall come about that whoever will not listen to My words which he shall speak in My name, I Myself will require it of him.
I wrote something to the church; but Diotrephes, who loves to be first among them, does not accept what we say.
you also joining in helping us through your prayers, so that thanks may be given by many persons on our behalf for the favor bestowed on us through the prayers of many.
They celebrated the Feast of Booths, as it is written, and offered the fixed number of burnt offerings daily, according to the ordinance, as each day required;
and shouting with a loud voice, he said, "What business do we have with each other, Jesus, Son of the Most High God? I implore You by God, do not torment me!"
But some of them said, "He casts out demons by Beelzebul, the ruler of the demons."
"He said to me, 'Who are you?' And I answered him, 'I am an Amalekite.'
If the whole body were an eye, where would the hearing be? If the whole were hearing, where would the sense of smell be?
"Bring also these ten cuts of cheese to the commander of their thousand, and look into the welfare of your brothers, and bring back news of them.
Now the hand of the LORD was heavy on the Ashdodites, and He ravaged them and smote them with tumors, both Ashdod and its territories.
"Now therefore, take and prepare a new cart and two milch cows on which there has never been a yoke; and hitch the cows to the cart and take their calves home, away from them.
And the anger of the LORD burned against Uzzah, and God struck him down there for his irreverence; and he died there by the ark of God.
'You shall not make other gods besides Me; gods of silver or gods of gold, you shall not make for yourselves.
And in that hour there was a great earthquake, and a tenth of the city fell; seven thousand people were killed in the earthquake, and the rest were terrified and gave glory to the God of heaven.
However, the men rowed desperately to return to land but they could not, for the sea was becoming even stormier against them.
These are the men who are hidden reefs in your love feasts when they feast with you without fear, caring for themselves; clouds without water, carried along by winds; autumn trees without fruit, doubly dead, uprooted;
I said, "I beseech You, O LORD God of heaven, the great and awesome God, who preserves the covenant and lovingkindness for those who love Him and keep His commandments,
When she had weaned Lo-ruhamah, she conceived and gave birth to a son.
"But even if I do judge, My judgment is true; for I am not alone in it, but I and the Father who sent Me.
So Saul said to his servants, "Provide for me now a man who can play well and bring him to me."
Therefore the law is ignored And justice is never upheld For the wicked surround the righteous; Therefore justice comes out perverted.
His father had never crossed him at any time by asking, "Why have you done so?" And he was also a very handsome man, and he was born after Absalom.
'Whatever in the water does not have fins and scales is abhorrent to you.
Through all this Job did not sin nor did he blame God.
"For You had cast me into the deep, Into the heart of the seas, And the current engulfed me All Your breakers and billows passed over me.
and he told them to teach the sons of Judah the song of the bow; behold, it is written in the book of Jashar.
"I called for a drought on the land, on the mountains, on the grain, on the new wine, on the oil, on what the ground produces, on men, on cattle, and on all the labor of your hands."
"Thus He has confirmed His words which He had spoken against us and against our rulers who ruled us, to bring on us great calamity; for under the whole heaven there has not been done anything like what was done to Jerusalem.
Throw in your lot with us, We shall all have one purse,"
An evil man is ensnared by the transgression of his lips, But the righteous will escape from trouble.
asking, "Teacher, Moses said, 'IF A MAN DIES HAVING NO CHILDREN, HIS BROTHER AS NEXT OF KIN SHALL MARRY HIS WIFE, AND RAISE UP CHILDREN FOR HIS BROTHER.'
for it is written, 'HE WILL COMMAND HIS ANGELS CONCERNING YOU TO GUARD YOU,'
and behold, a great wind came from across the wilderness and struck the four corners of the house, and it fell on the young people and they died, and I alone have escaped to tell you."
and this commandment, which was to result in life, proved to result in death for me;
"Was it I who conceived all this people? Was it I who brought them forth, that You should say to me, 'Carry them in your bosom as a nurse carries a nursing infant, to the land which You swore to their fathers'?
Immediately the news about Him spread everywhere into all the surrounding district of Galilee.
'The sons of Aaron the priest shall put fire on the altar and arrange wood on the fire.
"But now it has come to you, and you are impatient; It touches you, and you are dismayed.
"You judge according to the flesh; I am not judging anyone.
"Now therefore, command that they cut for me cedars from Lebanon, and my servants will be with your servants; and I will give you wages for your servants according to all that you say, for you know that there is no one among us who knows how to cut timber like the Sidonians."
For a nation has invaded my land, Mighty and without number; Its teeth are the teeth of a lion, And it has the fangs of a lioness.
Then Eli said to her, "How long will you make yourself drunk? Put away your wine from you."
Then they arose early in the morning and worshiped before the LORD, and returned again to their house in Ramah And Elkanah had relations with Hannah his wife, and the LORD remembered her.
But, beloved, we are convinced of better things concerning you, and things that accompany salvation, though we are speaking in this way.
"Now then, listen to their voice; however, you shall solemnly warn them and tell them of the procedure of the king who will reign over them."
Then Eli answered and said, "Go in peace; and may the God of Israel grant your petition that you have asked of Him."
And they said to her, "No, but we will surely return with you to your people."
and the head of Ephraim is Samaria and the head of Samaria is the son of Remaliah. If you will not believe, you surely shall not last."'"
"Do not consider your maidservant as a worthless woman, for I have spoken until now out of my great concern and provocation."
Then the LORD said to me, "Out of the north the evil will break forth on all the inhabitants of the land.
"All the commissioners of the kingdom, the prefects and the satraps, the high officials and the governors have consulted together that the king should establish a statute and enforce an injunction that anyone who makes a petition to any god or man besides you, O king, for thirty days, shall be cast into the lions' den.
Within it there were figures resembling four living beings And this was their appearance: they had human form.
"The arrogance of your heart has deceived you, You who live in the clefts of the rock, In the loftiness of your dwelling place, Who say in your heart, 'Who will bring me down to earth?'
He came to Jerusalem in the fifth month, which was in the seventh year of the king.
But like Adam they have transgressed the covenant; There they have dealt treacherously against Me.
They brought one. And He said to them, "Whose likeness and inscription is this?" And they said to Him, "Caesar's."
He had conferred with Joab the son of Zeruiah and with Abiathar the priest; and following Adonijah they helped him.
So she departed from the place where she was, and her two daughters-in-law with her; and they went on the way to return to the land of Judah.
Then he brought the king's son out and put the crown on him and gave him the testimony; and they made him king and anointed him, and they clapped their hands and said, "Long live the king!"
Arpachshad lived thirty-five years, and became the father of Shelah;
It came about when the sun had set, that it was very dark, and behold, there appeared a smoking oven and a flaming torch which passed between these pieces.
Pray for us, for we are sure that we have a good conscience, desiring to conduct ourselves honorably in all things.
For the vineyard of the LORD of hosts is the house of Israel And the men of Judah His delightful plant Thus He looked for justice, but behold, bloodshed; For righteousness, but behold, a cry of distress.
Then Nathan spoke to Bathsheba the mother of Solomon, saying, "Have you not heard that Adonijah the son of Haggith has become king, and David our lord does not know it?
The Egyptians compelled the sons of Israel to labor rigorously;
"Then he said to me, 'Please stand beside me and kill me, for agony has seized me because my life still lingers in me.'
"But did not My words and My statutes, which I commanded My servants the prophets, overtake your fathers? Then they repented and said, 'As the LORD of hosts purposed to do to us in accordance with our ways and our deeds, so He has dealt with us.'"'"
But Hannah did not go up, for she said to her husband, "I will not go up until the child is weaned; then I will bring him, that he may appear before the LORD and stay there forever."
Across the Jordan in the land of Moab, Moses undertook to expound this law, saying,
"Offer a thank offering also from that which is leavened, And proclaim freewill offerings, make them known For so you love to do, you sons of Israel," Declares the Lord GOD.
David said to him, "Your blood is on your head, for your mouth has testified against you, saying, 'I have killed the LORD'S anointed.'"
Adonijah sacrificed sheep and oxen and fatlings by the stone of Zoheleth, which is beside En-rogel; and he invited all his brothers, the king's sons, and all the men of Judah, the king's servants.
The fool folds his hands and consumes his own flesh.
"But I say to you that Elijah has indeed come, and they did to him whatever they wished, just as it is written of him."
Do you not remember that while I was still with you, I was telling you these things?
'He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches.'
Declare in Judah and proclaim in Jerusalem, and say, "Blow the trumpet in the land; Cry aloud and say, 'Assemble yourselves, and let us go Into the fortified cities.'
For such men are slaves, not of our Lord Christ but of their own appetites; and by their smooth and flattering speech they deceive the hearts of the unsuspecting.
Then Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, and Joshua the son of Jehozadak, the high priest, with all the remnant of the people, obeyed the voice of the LORD their God and the words of Haggai the prophet, as the LORD their God had sent him And the people showed reverence for the LORD.
Then David chanted with this lament over Saul and Jonathan his son,
on the twenty-fourth day of the sixth month in the second year of Darius the king.
Thus says the LORD, "For three transgressions of Gaza and for four I will not revoke its punishment, Because they deported an entire population To deliver it up to Edom.
Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech,
It has made my vine a waste And my fig tree splinters. It has stripped them bare and cast them away; Their branches have become white.
They found Adoni-bezek in Bezek and fought against him, and they defeated the Canaanites and the Perizzites.
30 gold bowls, 410 silver bowls of a second kind and 1,000 other articles.
"And they threw dust on their heads and were crying out, weeping and mourning, saying, 'Woe, woe, the great city, in which all who had ships at sea became rich by her wealth, for in one hour she has been laid waste!'
that the LORD sent a prophet to the sons of Israel, and he said to them, "Thus says the LORD, the God of Israel, 'It was I who brought you up from Egypt and brought you out from the house of slavery.
"So I have also dedicated him to the LORD; as long as he lives he is dedicated to the LORD " And he worshiped the LORD there.
Then Pharaoh commanded all his people, saying, "Every son who is born you are to cast into the Nile, and every daughter you are to keep alive."
And the LORD said, "Name him Lo-ammi, for you are not My people and I am not your God."
Wail like a virgin girded with sackcloth For the bridegroom of her youth.
Then they secretly induced men to say, "We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses and against God."
Of clean animals and animals that are not clean and birds and everything that creeps on the ground,
All the rivers flow into the sea, Yet the sea is not full. To the place where the rivers flow, There they flow again.
Pharaoh's officials saw her and praised her to Pharaoh; and the woman was taken into Pharaoh's house.
The man went away, and told the Jews that it was Jesus who had made him well.
He said to me, "O Daniel, man of high esteem, understand the words that I am about to tell you and stand upright, for I have now been sent to you " And when he had spoken this word to me, I stood up trembling.
"For truly I say to you that many prophets and righteous men desired to see what you see, and did not see it, and to hear what you hear, and did not hear it.
"You will call, and I will answer You; You will long for the work of Your hands.
And Naomi said to her two daughters-in-law, "Go, return each of you to her mother's house. May the LORD deal kindly with you as you have dealt with the dead and with me.
'He shall slay the young bull before the LORD; and Aaron's sons the priests shall offer up the blood and sprinkle the blood around on the altar that is at the doorway of the tent of meeting.
So God was good to the midwives, and the people multiplied, and became very mighty.
When the word reached the king of Nineveh, he arose from his throne, laid aside his robe from him, covered himself with sackcloth and sat on the ashes.
Because the midwives feared God, He established households for them.
but the dove found no resting place for the sole of her foot, so she returned to him into the ark, for the water was on the surface of all the earth. Then he put out his hand and took her, and brought her into the ark to himself.
"Were He to pass by me, I would not see Him; Were He to move past me, I would not perceive Him.
"But if you refuse and rebel, You will be devoured by the sword " Truly, the mouth of the LORD has spoken.
and the one who is in the field must not turn back to get his coat.
For we are not overextending ourselves, as if we did not reach to you, for we were the first to come even as far as you in the gospel of Christ;
They brought to the Pharisees the man who was formerly blind.
The LORD furthermore said to him, "Now put your hand into your bosom." So he put his hand into his bosom, and when he took it out, behold, his hand was leprous like snow.
"May the LORD grant that you may find rest, each in the house of her husband." Then she kissed them, and they lifted up their voices and wept.
He has besieged and encompassed me with bitterness and hardship.
Then the remnant of Jacob Will be among many peoples Like dew from the LORD, Like showers on vegetation Which do not wait for man Or delay for the sons of men.
For in many dreams and in many words there is emptiness. Rather, fear God.
And they lifted up their voices and wept again; and Orpah kissed her mother-in-law, but Ruth clung to her.
However, he would not listen to her; since he was stronger than she, he violated her and lay with her.
Then David said to him, "How is it you were not afraid to stretch out your hand to destroy the LORD'S anointed?"
"An idiot will become intelligent When the foal of a wild donkey is born a man.
"Therefore, because of you the sky has withheld its dew and the earth has withheld its produce.
Prescribe these things as well, so that they may be above reproach.
Meraioth became the father of Amariah, and Amariah became the father of Ahitub,
So the LORD stirred up the spirit of Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and the spirit of Joshua the son of Jehozadak, the high priest, and the spirit of all the remnant of the people; and they came and worked on the house of the LORD of hosts, their God,
'He shall lay his hand on the head of the burnt offering, that it may be accepted for him to make atonement on his behalf.
"Your fathers, where are they? And the prophets, do they live forever?
"Return, my daughters! Go, for I am too old to have a husband. If I said I have hope, if I should even have a husband tonight and also bear sons,
But he did not invite Nathan the prophet, Benaiah, the mighty men, and Solomon his brother.
"Now therefore, here is the king whom you have chosen, whom you have asked for, and behold, the LORD has set a king over you.
who delivered us from so great a peril of death, and will deliver us, He on whom we have set our hope. And He will yet deliver us,
Then Isaiah the son of Amoz sent to Hezekiah saying, "Thus says the LORD, the God of Israel, 'Because you have prayed to Me about Sennacherib king of Assyria, I have heard you.'
And another angel came out of the temple which is in heaven, and he also had a sharp sickle.
(Now in what I am writing to you, I assure you before God that I am not lying.)
They were also to provide mounts to put Paul on and bring him safely to Felix the governor.
Also the ships of Hiram, which brought gold from Ophir, brought in from Ophir a very great number of almug trees and precious stones.
The Pharisees went out and immediately began conspiring with the Herodians against Him, as to how they might destroy Him.
And he released the man they were asking for who had been thrown into prison for insurrection and murder, but he delivered Jesus to their will.
"You are presenting defiled food upon My altar But you say, 'How have we defiled You?' In that you say, 'The table of the LORD is to be despised.'
But Naomi said, "Return, my daughters. Why should you go with me? Have I yet sons in my womb, that they may be your husbands?
I was still unknown by sight to the churches of Judea which were in Christ;
Now while Peter was greatly perplexed in mind as to what the vision which he had seen might be, behold, the men who had been sent by Cornelius, having asked directions for Simon's house, appeared at the gate;
Gathering together all the chief priests and scribes of the people, he inquired of them where the Messiah was to be born.
Look at the nation Israel; are not those who eat the sacrifices sharers in the altar?
for sin, taking an opportunity through the commandment, deceived me and through it killed me.
Bethuel became the father of Rebekah; these eight Milcah bore to Nahor, Abraham's brother.
Then Solomon and all the assembly with him went to the high place which was at Gibeon, for God's tent of meeting was there, which Moses the servant of the LORD had made in the wilderness.
Judah has gone into exile under affliction And under harsh servitude; She dwells among the nations, But she has found no rest; All her pursuers have overtaken her In the midst of distress.
The midwives said to Pharaoh, "Because the Hebrew women are not as the Egyptian women; for they are vigorous and give birth before the midwife can get to them."
Then the people said to Samuel, "Who is he that said, 'Shall Saul reign over us?' Bring the men, that we may put them to death."
And Joseph awoke from his sleep and did as the angel of the Lord commanded him, and took Mary as his wife,
but you say, 'If a man says to his father or his mother, whatever I have that would help you is Corban (that is to say, given to God),'
The mountains will melt under Him And the valleys will be split, Like wax before the fire, Like water poured down a steep place.
Be ashamed, O farmers, Wail, O vinedressers, For the wheat and the barley; Because the harvest of the field is destroyed.
All the articles of gold and silver numbered 5,400. Sheshbazzar brought them all up with the exiles who went up from Babylon to Jerusalem.
I explored with my mind how to stimulate my body with wine while my mind was guiding me wisely, and how to take hold of folly, until I could see what good there is for the sons of men to do under heaven the few years of their lives.
They said to him, "A man came up to meet us and said to us, 'Go, return to the king who sent you and say to him, "Thus says the LORD, 'Is it because there is no God in Israel that you are sending to inquire of Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron? Therefore you shall not come down from the bed where you have gone up, but shall surely die.'"'"
Then the men feared the LORD greatly, and they offered a sacrifice to the LORD and made vows.
To Him be dominion forever and ever. Amen.
And David called one of the young men and said, "Go, cut him down." So he struck him and he died.
She does not ponder the path of life; Her ways are unstable, she does not know it.
"For the mountains I will take up a weeping and wailing, And for the pastures of the wilderness a dirge, Because they are laid waste so that no one passes through, And the lowing of the cattle is not heard; Both the birds of the sky and the beasts have fled; they are gone.
"Now behold, I have made you today as a fortified city and as a pillar of iron and as walls of bronze against the whole land, to the kings of Judah, to its princes, to its priests and to the people of the land.
"O Lord, I beseech You, may Your ear be attentive to the prayer of Your servant and the prayer of Your servants who delight to revere Your name, and make Your servant successful today and grant him compassion before this man " Now I was the cupbearer to the king.
But the midwives feared God, and did not do as the king of Egypt had commanded them, but let the boys live.
the family of the house of Levi by itself and their wives by themselves; the family of the Shimeites by itself and their wives by themselves;
Therefore it will be night for you--without vision, And darkness for you--without divination The sun will go down on the prophets, And the day will become dark over them.
you no longer permit him to do anything for his father or his mother;
David said to the young man who told him, "Where are you from?" And he answered, "I am the son of an alien, an Amalekite."
Then the king sent to him a captain of fifty with his fifty. And he went up to him, and behold, he was sitting on the top of the hill. And he said to him, "O man of God, the king says, 'Come down.'"
Likewise urge the young men to be sensible;
"Therefore I also said, 'I will not drive them out before you; but they will become as thorns in your sides and their gods will be a snare to you.'"
The Arameans on the east and the Philistines on the west; And they devour Israel with gaping jaws In spite of all this, His anger does not turn away And His hand is still stretched out.
Since there is one bread, we who are many are one body; for we all partake of the one bread.
For through your knowledge he who is weak is ruined, the brother for whose sake Christ died.
But a lad did see them and told Absalom; so the two of them departed quickly and came to the house of a man in Bahurim, who had a well in his courtyard, and they went down into it.
Then Haggai, the messenger of the LORD, spoke by the commission of the LORD to the people saying, " 'I am with you,' declares the LORD."
"O Lord, what can I say since Israel has turned their back before their enemies?
For the sons of Israel walked forty years in the wilderness, until all the nation, that is, the men of war who came out of Egypt, perished because they did not listen to the voice of the LORD, to whom the LORD had sworn that He would not let them see the land which the LORD had sworn to their fathers to give us, a land flowing with milk and honey.
Again I say, let no one think me foolish; but if you do, receive me even as foolish, so that I also may boast a little.
So they picked up Jonah, threw him into the sea, and the sea stopped its raging.
But you have dishonored the poor man. Is it not the rich who oppress you and personally drag you into court?
Pilate answered, "What I have written I have written."
'May the LORD, the God of your fathers, increase you a thousand-fold more than you are and bless you, just as He has promised you!
On the seventh day, when the heart of the king was merry with wine, he commanded Mehuman, Biztha, Harbona, Bigtha, Abagtha, Zethar and Carkas, the seven eunuchs who served in the presence of King Ahasuerus,
But they lie in wait for their own blood; They ambush their own lives.
"Render the hearts of this people insensitive, Their ears dull, And their eyes dim, Otherwise they might see with their eyes, Hear with their ears, Understand with their hearts, And return and be healed."
Mountains quake because of Him And the hills dissolve; Indeed the earth is upheaved by His presence, The world and all the inhabitants in it.
And he said, "All these things I have kept from my youth."
Elijah replied to the captain of fifty, "If I am a man of God, let fire come down from heaven and consume you and your fifty " Then fire came down from heaven and consumed him and his fifty.
So they took soot from a kiln, and stood before Pharaoh; and Moses threw it toward the sky, and it became boils breaking out with sores on man and beast.
When it was evening He came with the twelve.
"The eye of him who sees me will behold me no longer; Your eyes will be on me, but I will not be.
The field is ruined, The land mourns; For the grain is ruined, The new wine dries up, Fresh oil fails.
On the twenty-fourth day of the eleventh month, which is the month Shebat, in the second year of Darius, the word of the LORD came to Zechariah the prophet, the son of Berechiah, the son of Iddo, as follows:
Is there anything of which one might say, "See this, it is new"? Already it has existed for ages Which were before us.
"So I gave orders to bring into my presence all the wise men of Babylon, that they might make known to me the interpretation of the dream.
'Also you shall not approach a woman to uncover her nakedness during her menstrual impurity.
Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
and the grace of our Lord was more than abundant, with the faith and love which are found in Christ Jesus.
Therefore this saying went out among the brethren that that disciple would not die; yet Jesus did not say to him that he would not die, but only, "If I want him to remain until I come, what is that to you?"
For the unbelieving husband is sanctified through his wife, and the unbelieving wife is sanctified through her believing husband; for otherwise your children are unclean, but now they are holy.
The king answered the people harshly, for he forsook the advice of the elders which they had given him,
When the messengers returned to him he said to them, "Why have you returned?"
And seizing him by the right hand, he raised him up; and immediately his feet and his ankles were strengthened.
"Why did you say, 'She is my sister,' so that I took her for my wife? Now then, here is your wife, take her and go."
"BLESSED IS THE MAN WHOSE SIN THE LORD WILL NOT TAKE INTO ACCOUNT."
slanderers, haters of God, insolent, arrogant, boastful, inventors of evil, disobedient to parents,
This was to fulfill what was spoken through Isaiah the prophet:
by glory and dishonor, by evil report and good report; regarded as deceivers and yet true;
"But when you present the blind for sacrifice, is it not evil? And when you present the lame and sick, is it not evil? Why not offer it to your governor? Would he be pleased with you? Or would he receive you kindly?" says the LORD of hosts.
Absalom said to Hushai, "Is this your loyalty to your friend? Why did you not go with your friend?"
let Your ear now be attentive and Your eyes open to hear the prayer of Your servant which I am praying before You now, day and night, on behalf of the sons of Israel Your servants, confessing the sins of the sons of Israel which we have sinned against You; I and my father's house have sinned.
"If you consent and obey, You will eat the best of the land;
So the same day Pharaoh commanded the taskmasters over the people and their foremen, saying,
For even though I am absent in body, nevertheless I am with you in spirit, rejoicing to see your good discipline and the stability of your faith in Christ.
Prepares her food in the summer And gathers her provision in the harvest.
And I set my mind to seek and explore by wisdom concerning all that has been done under heaven It is a grievous task which God has given to the sons of men to be afflicted with.
For we write nothing else to you than what you read and understand, and I hope you will understand until the end;
"My bone clings to my skin and my flesh, And I have escaped only by the skin of my teeth.
"Yet you say, 'Why should the son not bear the punishment for the father's iniquity?' When the son has practiced justice and righteousness and has observed all My statutes and done them, he shall surely live.
so as to preach the gospel even to the regions beyond you, and not to boast in what has been accomplished in the sphere of another.
"Your beauty, O Israel, is slain on your high places! How have the mighty fallen!
"Then he said, 'This is what I will do: I will tear down my barns and build larger ones, and there I will store all my grain and my goods.
"Why do you question Me? Question those who have heard what I spoke to them; they know what I said."
Then the man Elkanah went up with all his household to offer to the LORD the yearly sacrifice and pay his vow.
"O mountains of Gilboa, Let not dew or rain be on you, nor fields of offerings; For there the shield of the mighty was defiled, The shield of Saul, not anointed with oil.
But He knew their thoughts and said to them, "Any kingdom divided against itself is laid waste; and a house divided against itself falls.
"For, behold, I am calling all the families of the kingdoms of the north," declares the LORD; "and they will come and they will set each one his throne at the entrance of the gates of Jerusalem, and against all its walls round about and against all the cities of Judah.
He said to them, "What kind of man was he who came up to meet you and spoke these words to you?"
Elkanah her husband said to her, "Do what seems best to you Remain until you have weaned him; only may the LORD confirm His word." So the woman remained and nursed her son until she weaned him.
When she saw that she was determined to go with her, she said no more to her.
"Will you steal, murder, and commit adultery and swear falsely, and offer sacrifices to Baal and walk after other gods that you have not known,
Now when she had weaned him, she took him up with her, with a three-year-old bull and one ephah of flour and a jug of wine, and brought him to the house of the LORD in Shiloh, although the child was young.
"Your wives, your little ones, and your cattle shall remain in the land which Moses gave you beyond the Jordan, but you shall cross before your brothers in battle array, all your valiant warriors, and shall help them,
"As a well keeps its waters fresh, So she keeps fresh her wickedness Violence and destruction are heard in her; Sickness and wounds are ever before Me.
Yet for this reason I found mercy, so that in me as the foremost, Jesus Christ might demonstrate His perfect patience as an example for those who would believe in Him for eternal life.
"Since you have taken My silver and My gold, brought My precious treasures to your temples,
"Remember the word which You commanded Your servant Moses, saying, 'If you are unfaithful I will scatter you among the peoples;
He divided his forces against them by night, he and his servants, and defeated them, and pursued them as far as Hobah, which is north of Damascus.
Shall I not do to Jerusalem and her images Just as I have done to Samaria and her idols?"
Then He warned the disciples that they should tell no one that He was the Christ.
And they approached the village where they were going, and He acted as though He were going farther.
'Its entrails, however, and its legs he shall wash with water And the priest shall offer up in smoke all of it on the altar for a burnt offering, an offering by fire of a soothing aroma to the LORD.
Then Elisha said to him, "Go, say to him, 'You will surely recover,' but the LORD has shown me that he will certainly die."
So also like this plague will be the plague on the horse, the mule, the camel, the donkey and all the cattle that will be in those camps.
Now this was their number: 30 gold dishes, 1,000 silver dishes, 29 duplicates;
Then Saul said to his servant, "Well said; come, let us go." So they went to the city where the man of God was.
You who fear the LORD, praise Him; All you descendants of Jacob, glorify Him, And stand in awe of Him, all you descendants of Israel.
"With Him are wisdom and might; To Him belong counsel and understanding.
The one who loves his brother abides in the Light and there is no cause for stumbling in him.
But if I am to live on in the flesh, this will mean fruitful labor for me; and I do not know which to choose.
So the Pharisees said to one another, "You see that you are not doing any good; look, the world has gone after Him."
"However, there shall be between you and it a distance of about 2,000 cubits by measure. Do not come near it, that you may know the way by which you shall go, for you have not passed this way before."
would you therefore wait until they were grown? Would you therefore refrain from marrying? No, my daughters; for it is harder for me than for you, for the hand of the LORD has gone forth against me."
But we did not yield in subjection to them for even an hour, so that the truth of the gospel would remain with you.
But the LORD struck Pharaoh and his house with great plagues because of Sarai, Abram's wife.
"But all these things they will do to you for My name's sake, because they do not know the One who sent Me.
who died for us, so that whether we are awake or asleep, we will live together with Him.
Indeed, it is useless to spread the baited net In the sight of any bird;
But now finish doing it also, so that just as there was the readiness to desire it, so there may be also the completion of it by your ability.
So he returned from following him, and took the pair of oxen and sacrificed them and boiled their flesh with the implements of the oxen, and gave it to the people and they ate. Then he arose and followed Elijah and ministered to him.
"Remember the word which Moses the servant of the LORD commanded you, saying, 'The LORD your God gives you rest and will give you this land.'
but only, they kept hearing, "He who once persecuted us is now preaching the faith which he once tried to destroy."
Throwing him into convulsions, the unclean spirit cried out with a loud voice and came out of him.
"Other seeds fell into the good soil, and as they grew up and increased, they yielded a crop and produced thirty, sixty, and a hundredfold."
And they were glorifying God because of me.
For it is not he who commends himself that is approved, but he whom the Lord commends.
"Though you build high like the eagle, Though you set your nest among the stars, From there I will bring you down," declares the LORD.
"From the blood of the slain, from the fat of the mighty, The bow of Jonathan did not turn back, And the sword of Saul did not return empty.
"Then the trees said to the fig tree, 'You come, reign over us!'
"They will fight against you, but they will not overcome you, for I am with you to deliver you," declares the LORD.
If others share the right over you, do we not more? Nevertheless, we did not use this right, but we endure all things so that we will cause no hindrance to the gospel of Christ.
'See, I have placed the land before you; go in and possess the land which the LORD swore to give to your fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to them and their descendants after them.'
The sons of Israel did so, and some gathered much and some little.
"Just as we obeyed Moses in all things, so we will obey you; only may the LORD your God be with you as He was with Moses.
(For there were about five thousand men.) And He said to His disciples, "Have them sit down to eat in groups of about fifty each."
On the other hand, I am writing a new commandment to you, which is true in Him and in you, because the darkness is passing away and the true Light is already shining.
So then those who are of faith are blessed with Abraham, the believer.
"In that day," declares the LORD, "I will assemble the lame And gather the outcasts, Even those whom I have afflicted.
So Jesus then said to them plainly, "Lazarus is dead,
"Oh that there were one among you who would shut the gates, that you might not uselessly kindle fire on My altar! I am not pleased with you," says the LORD of hosts, "nor will I accept an offering from you.
As they fled from before Israel, while they were at the descent of Beth-horon, the LORD threw large stones from heaven on them as far as Azekah, and they died; there were more who died from the hailstones than those whom the sons of Israel killed with the sword.
and He would not permit anyone to carry merchandise through the temple.
'Then I will take you for My people, and I will be your God; and you shall know that I am the LORD your God, who brought you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians.
"We have acted very corruptly against You and have not kept the commandments, nor the statutes, nor the ordinances which You commanded Your servant Moses.
Ephraim surrounds Me with lies And the house of Israel with deceit; Judah is also unruly against God, Even against the Holy One who is faithful.
"Tell it not in Gath, Proclaim it not in the streets of Ashkelon, Or the daughters of the Philistines will rejoice, The daughters of the uncircumcised will exult.
The Lord grant mercy to the house of Onesiphorus, for he often refreshed me and was not ashamed of my chains;
For we never came with flattering speech, as you know, nor with a pretext for greed--God is witness--
'Who is left among you who saw this temple in its former glory? And how do you see it now? Does it not seem to you like nothing in comparison?
Judah went up, and the LORD gave the Canaanites and the Perizzites into their hands, and they defeated ten thousand men at Bezek.
So, he who rejects this is not rejecting man but the God who gives His Holy Spirit to you.
"I spoke to you at that time, saying, 'I am not able to bear the burden of you alone.
And he said to Him, "Teacher, I have kept all these things from my youth up."
Under their wings on their four sides were human hands. As for the faces and wings of the four of them,
"Thus says the LORD of hosts, 'Let your hands be strong, you who are listening in these days to these words from the mouth of the prophets, those who spoke in the day that the foundation of the house of the LORD of hosts was laid, to the end that the temple might be built.
"Indeed the axe is already laid at the root of the trees; so every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire."
I thank God that I baptized none of you except Crispus and Gaius,
"You shall not worship their gods, nor serve them, nor do according to their deeds; but you shall utterly overthrow them and break their sacred pillars in pieces.
They were for testing Israel, to find out if they would obey the commandments of the LORD, which He had commanded their fathers through Moses.
"So now come, please let me give you counsel and save your life and the life of your son Solomon.
"And it shall be when your son asks you in time to come, saying, 'What is this?' then you shall say to him, 'With a powerful hand the LORD brought us out of Egypt, from the house of slavery.
'If there is a man who takes his brother's wife, it is abhorrent; he has uncovered his brother's nakedness. They will be childless.