so that by two unchangeable things in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have taken refuge would have strong encouragement to take hold of the hope set before us.
in the hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised long ages ago,
Who made heaven and earth, The sea and all that is in them; Who keeps faith forever;
"The Rock! His work is perfect, For all His ways are just; A God of faithfulness and without injustice, Righteous and upright is He.
"Now, O Lord GOD, You are God, and Your words are truth, and You have promised this good thing to Your servant.
For the word of the LORD is upright, And all His work is done in faithfulness.
"Because he who is blessed in the earth Will be blessed by the God of truth; And he who swears in the earth Will swear by the God of truth; Because the former troubles are forgotten, And because they are hidden from My sight!
May it never be! Rather, let God be found true, though every man be found a liar, as it is written, "THAT YOU MAY BE JUSTIFIED IN YOUR WORDS, AND PREVAIL WHEN YOU ARE JUDGED."
And all the people would get up early in the morning to come to Him in the temple to listen to Him.
"So I sent for you immediately, and you have been kind enough to come. Now then, we are all here present before God to hear all that you have been commanded by the Lord."
As Paul and Barnabas were going out, the people kept begging that these things might be spoken to them the next Sabbath.
"David himself calls Him 'Lord'; so in what sense is He his son?" And the large crowd enjoyed listening to Him.
As He was setting out on a journey, a man ran up to Him and knelt before Him, and asked Him, "Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?"
Now these were more noble-minded than those in Thessalonica, for they received the word with great eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see whether these things were so.
So when the Samaritans came to Jesus, they were asking Him to stay with them; and He stayed there two days.