But now he has got a more excellent ministry, by so much as he is mediator of a better covenant, which is established on the footing of better promises.
saying, What thou seest write in a book, and send to the seven assemblies: to Ephesus, and to Smyrna, and to Pergamos, and to Thyatira, and to Sardis, and to Philadelphia, and to Laodicea.
I indeed baptise you with water to repentance, but he that comes after me is mightier than I, whose sandals I am not fit to bear; he shall baptise you with the Holy Spirit and fire;
He who comes from above is above all. He who has his origin in the earth is of the earth, and speaks as of the earth. He who comes out of heaven is above all,
Ye call me the Teacher and the Lord, and ye say well, for I am so.
Let the whole house of Israel therefore know assuredly that God has made him, this Jesus whom ye have crucified, both Lord and Christ.
For to this end Christ has died and lived again, that he might rule over both dead and living.
And he is the head of the body, the assembly; who is the beginning, firstborn from among the dead, that he might have the first place in all things:
taking a place by so much better than the angels, as he inherits a name more excellent than they.
For he has been counted worthy of greater glory than Moses, by how much he that has built it has more honour than the house.
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Look at the birds of the heaven, that they sow not, nor reap, nor gather into granaries, and your heavenly Father nourishes them. Are ye not much more excellent than they?
Thou hast made him to rule over the works of thy hands; thou hast put everything under his feet:
And God blessed them; and God said to them, Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it; and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the heavens, and over every animal that moveth on the earth.
I have said, Ye are gods, and all of you are children of the Most High;
How much better then is a man than a sheep! So that it is lawful to do well on the sabbath.