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17 Bible Verses about Acceptance, Of Jesus Christ
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However, to all who received him, those believing in his name, he gave authority to become God's children,
"The one who receives you receives me, and the one who receives me receives the one who sent me.
"Whoever welcomes a child like this in my name welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes not me but the one who sent me."
Then he told them, "Whoever welcomes this little child in my name welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me, because the one who is least among all of you is the one who is greatest."
because the words that you gave me I passed on to them. They have received them and know for sure that I came from you. They have believed that you sent me.
"Not everyone can accept this saying," he replied, "except those to whom celibacy has been granted, because some men are celibate from birth, while some are celibate because they have been made that way by others. Still others are celibate because they have made themselves that way for the sake of the kingdom from heaven. Let anyone accept this who can."
The person who has accepted his testimony has acknowledged that God is truthful. The one whom God sent speaks the words of God, because God does not give the Spirit in limited measure to him.
He came to his own creation, yet his own people did not receive him.
Truly, I tell you emphatically, we know what we're talking about, and we testify about what we've seen. Yet you people do not accept our testimony.
I have come in my Father's name, and you do not accept me. Yet if another man comes in his own name, you will accept him. How can you believe when you accept each other's praise and do not look for the praise that comes from the only God?