These are the records of the generations of Noah. Noah was a righteous man, blameless in his time; Noah walked with God.
"Behold, as for the proud one, His soul is not right within him; But the righteous will live by his faith.
And there was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon; and this man was righteous and devout, looking for the consolation of Israel; and the Holy Spirit was upon him.
So, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience;
"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.
"For you are a holy people to the LORD your God, and the LORD has chosen you to be a people for His own possession out of all the peoples who are on the face of the earth.
As for you, the anointing which you received from Him abides in you, and you have no need for anyone to teach you; but as His anointing teaches you about all things, and is true and is not a lie, and just as it has taught you, you abide in Him.
"All your sons will be taught of the LORD; And the well-being of your sons will be great.
For the report of your obedience has reached to all; therefore I am rejoicing over you, but I want you to be wise in what is good and innocent in what is evil.
As obedient children, do not be conformed to the former lusts which were yours in your ignorance,
But the noble man devises noble plans; And by noble plans he stands.
Because of the proof given by this ministry, they will glorify God for your obedience to your confession of the gospel of Christ and for the liberality of your contribution to them and to all,
Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come.
For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.
"Blessed are the gentle, for they shall inherit the earth.
The afflicted also will increase their gladness in the LORD, And the needy of mankind will rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.
a devout man and one who feared God with all his household, and gave many alms to the Jewish people and prayed to God continually.
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.
"Then all your people will be righteous; They will possess the land forever, The branch of My planting, The work of My hands, That I may be glorified.
They were both righteous in the sight of God, walking blamelessly in all the commandments and requirements of the Lord.
They were continually devoting themselves to the apostles' teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.
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.
"Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy.
All day long he is gracious and lends, And his descendants are a blessing.
Then Solomon said, "You have shown great lovingkindness to Your servant David my father, according as he walked before You in truth and righteousness and uprightness of heart toward You; and You have reserved for him this great lovingkindness, that You have given him a son to sit on his throne, as it is this day.
He who walks with integrity, and works righteousness, And speaks truth in his heart.
Now as to the love of the brethren, you have no need for anyone to write to you, for you yourselves are taught by God to love one another;
since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and the love which you have for all the saints;
My soul will make its boast in the LORD; The humble will hear it and rejoice.
You younger men, likewise, be subject to your elders; and all of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, for GOD IS OPPOSED TO THE PROUD, BUT GIVES GRACE TO THE HUMBLE.
For thus says the high and exalted One Who lives forever, whose name is Holy, "I dwell on a high and holy place, And also with the contrite and lowly of spirit In order to revive the spirit of the lowly And to revive the heart of the contrite.
"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.
"Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.
And everyone who has this hope fixed on Him purifies himself, just as He is pure.
then the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from temptation, and to keep the unrighteous under punishment for the day of judgment,
But know that the LORD has set apart the godly man for Himself; The LORD hears when I call to Him.
For our proud confidence is this: the testimony of our conscience, that in holiness and godly sincerity, not in fleshly wisdom but in the grace of God, we have conducted ourselves in the world, and especially toward you.
For we are not like many, peddling the word of God, but as from sincerity, but as from God, we speak in Christ in the sight of God.
"A certain Ananias, a man who was devout by the standard of the Law, and well spoken of by all the Jews who lived there,
Some devout men buried Stephen, and made loud lamentation over him.
"When he puts forth all his own, he goes ahead of them, and the sheep follow him because they know his voice.
"My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me;
"To him the doorkeeper opens, and the sheep hear his voice, and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out. "When he puts forth all his own, he goes ahead of them, and the sheep follow him because they know his voice.
"There you will remember your ways and all your deeds with which you have defiled yourselves; and you will loathe yourselves in your own sight for all the evil things that you have done.
How blessed are those whose way is blameless, Who walk in the law of the LORD.
"Blessed are those slaves whom the master will find on the alert when he comes; truly I say to you, that he will gird himself to serve, and have them recline at the table, and will come up and wait on them.
The wise in heart will be called understanding, And sweetness of speech increases persuasiveness.
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,
who gave Himself for us to redeem us from every lawless deed, and to purify for Himself a people for His own possession, zealous for good deeds.
Jesus saw Nathanael coming to Him, and said of him, "Behold, an Israelite indeed, in whom there is no deceit!"
"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."
It is better to be humble in spirit with the lowly Than to divide the spoil with the proud.
For all who are being led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God.
by glory and dishonor, by evil report and good report; regarded as deceivers and yet true;
The wicked flee when no one is pursuing, But the righteous are bold as a lion.
"Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.
"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
'Thus you shall say to Joseph, "Please forgive, I beg you, the transgression of your brothers and their sin, for they did you wrong."' And now, please forgive the transgression of the servants of the God of your father." And Joseph wept when they spoke to him. Then his brothers also came and fell down before him and said, "Behold, we are your servants." But Joseph said to them, "Do not be afraid, for am I in God's place? read more.
"As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good in order to bring about this present result, to preserve many people alive. "So therefore, do not be afraid; I will provide for you and your little ones." So he comforted them and spoke kindly to them.
Then Peter came and said to Him, "Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me and I forgive him? Up to seven times?" Jesus said to him, "I do not say to you, up to seven times, but up to seventy times seven.
She looks well to the ways of her household, And does not eat the bread of idleness.
Deacons must be husbands of only one wife, and good managers of their children and their own households.
He must be one who manages his own household well, keeping his children under control with all dignity (but if a man does not know how to manage his own household, how will he take care of the church of God?),
Behold, how good and how pleasant it is For brothers to dwell together in unity!
So he sent his brothers away, and as they departed, he said to them, "Do not quarrel on the journey."
Your wife shall be like a fruitful vine Within your house, Your children like olive plants Around your table.
Indeed, may you see your children's children Peace be upon Israel!
"Only give heed to yourself and keep your soul diligently, so that you do not forget the things which your eyes have seen and they do not depart from your heart all the days of your life; but make them known to your sons and your grandsons. "Remember the day you stood before the LORD your God at Horeb, when the LORD said to me, 'Assemble the people to Me, that I may let them hear My words so they may learn to fear Me all the days they live on the earth, and that they may teach their children.'
Pour out Your wrath on the nations that do not know You And on the families that do not call Your name; For they have devoured Jacob; They have devoured him and consumed him And have laid waste his habitation.
The churches of Asia greet you Aquila and Prisca greet you heartily in the Lord, with the church that is in their house.
so that there will not be among you a man or woman, or family or tribe, whose heart turns away today from the LORD our God, to go and serve the gods of those nations; that there will not be among you a root bearing poisonous fruit and wormwood.
He who practices deceit shall not dwell within my house; He who speaks falsehood shall not maintain his position before me.
"You may spend the money for whatever your heart desires: for oxen, or sheep, or wine, or strong drink, or whatever your heart desires; and there you shall eat in the presence of the LORD your God and rejoice, you and your household.
For You have rescued my soul from death, My eyes from tears, My feet from stumbling.
"He keeps the feet of His godly ones, But the wicked ones are silenced in darkness; For not by might shall a man prevail.
TO SHINE UPON THOSE WHO SIT IN DARKNESS AND THE SHADOW OF DEATH, To guide our feet into the way of peace."
Thus says the LORD, your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel, "I am the LORD your God, who teaches you to profit, Who leads you in the way you should go.
You enlarge my steps under me, And my feet have not slipped.
And You have not given me over into the hand of the enemy; You have set my feet in a large place.
Who keeps us in life And does not allow our feet to slip.
He will not allow your foot to slip; He who keeps you will not slumber.
"All your sons will be taught of the LORD; And the well-being of your sons will be great.
Those who love Your law have great peace, And nothing causes them to stumble.
In his days may the righteous flourish, And abundance of peace till the moon is no more.
'Behold, I will bring to it health and healing, and I will heal them; and I will reveal to them an abundance of peace and truth.
And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
He enters into peace; They rest in their beds, Each one who walked in his upright way.
When He keeps quiet, who then can condemn? And when He hides His face, who then can behold Him, That is, in regard to both nation and man?--
"I went down to the orchard of nut trees To see the blossoms of the valley, To see whether the vine had budded Or the pomegranates had bloomed.
"Let us rise early and go to the vineyards; Let us see whether the vine has budded And its blossoms have opened, And whether the pomegranates have bloomed. There I will give you my love.
"You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt has become tasteless, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled under foot by men.
For you have been bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body.
You were bought with a price; do not become slaves of men.
These are the ones who have not been defiled with women, for they have kept themselves chaste These are the ones who follow the Lamb wherever He goes These have been purchased from among men as first fruits to God and to the Lamb.
For I am jealous for you with a godly jealousy; for I betrothed you to one husband, so that to Christ I might present you as a pure virgin.
"Then the kingdom of heaven will be comparable to ten virgins, who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. "Five of them were foolish, and five were prudent. "For when the foolish took their lamps, they took no oil with them, read more.
but the prudent took oil in flasks along with their lamps.