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A psalm of David. The Lord owns the earth and all it contains, the world and all who live in it. For he set its foundation upon the seas, and established it upon the ocean currents.
The heavens -- indeed the highest heavens -- belong to the Lord your God, as does the earth and everything in it.
(Who has confronted me that I should repay? Everything under heaven belongs to me!)
The nobles of the nations assemble, along with the people of the God of Abraham, for God has authority over the rulers of the earth. He is highly exalted!
The heavens belong to you, as does the earth. You made the world and all it contains.
Indeed! All lives are mine -- the life of the father as well as the life of the son is mine. The one who sins will die.
Is this how you repay the Lord, you foolish, unwise people? Is he not your father, your creator? He has made you and established you.
I will say to the north, 'Hand them over!' and to the south, 'Don't hold any back!' Bring my sons from distant lands, and my daughters from the remote regions of the earth, everyone who belongs to me, whom I created for my glory, whom I formed -- yes, whom I made!
Or do you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and you are not your own? For you were bought at a price. Therefore glorify God with your body.
"I, the Lord, am your God, who brought you from the land of Egypt, from the house of slavery. "You shall have no other gods before me.
"I am the Lord your God, he who brought you from the land of Egypt, from the place of slavery. You must not have any other gods besides me.
because the Israelites are my own servants; they are my servants whom I brought out from the land of Egypt. I am the Lord your God.
Now, this is what the Lord says, the one who created you, O Jacob, and formed you, O Israel: "Don't be afraid, for I will protect you. I call you by name, you are mine.
If we live, we live for the Lord; if we die, we die for the Lord. Therefore, whether we live or die, we are the Lord's.
But above all pursue his kingdom and righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.
Instead, pursue his kingdom, and these things will be given to you as well.
"Set apart to me every firstborn male -- the first offspring of every womb among the Israelites, whether human or animal; it is mine."
"Every firstborn of the womb belongs to me, even every firstborn of your cattle that is a male, whether ox or sheep.
"'Surely no man may consecrate a firstborn that already belongs to the Lord as a firstborn among the animals; whether it is an ox or a sheep, it belongs to the Lord.
because all the firstborn are mine. When I destroyed all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, I set apart for myself all the firstborn in Israel, both man and beast. They belong to me. I am the Lord."
We also accept responsibility, as is written in the law, for bringing the firstborn of our sons and our cattle and the firstborn of our herds and of our flocks to the temple of our God, to the priests who are ministering in the temple of our God.
When you enter the land that the Lord your God is giving you as an inheritance, and you occupy it and live in it, you must take the first of all the ground's produce you harvest from the land the Lord your God is giving you, place it in a basket, and go to the place where he chooses to locate his name.
We also accept responsibility for bringing the first fruits of our land and the first fruits of every fruit tree year by year to the temple of the LORD.
Honor the Lord from your wealth and from the first fruits of all your crops;
"'Any tithe of the land, from the grain of the land or from the fruit of the trees, belongs to the Lord; it is holy to the Lord.
Can a person rob God? You indeed are robbing me, but you say, 'How are we robbing you?' In tithes and contributions! You are bound for judgment because you are robbing me -- this whole nation is guilty. "Bring the entire tithe into the storehouse so that there may be food in my temple. Test me in this matter," says the Lord who rules over all, "to see if I will not open for you the windows of heaven and pour out for you a blessing until there is no room for it all.
Listen, Israel: The Lord is our God, the Lord is one! You must love the Lord your God with your whole mind, your whole being, and all your strength.
Jesus said to him, "'Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.'
Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength.'
You must observe my regulations and you must be sure to walk in my statutes. I am the Lord your God. So you must keep my statutes and my regulations; anyone who does so will live by keeping them. I am the Lord.
You must be sure to obey all my statutes and regulations. I am the Lord.'"
"You must be sure to do my commandments. I am the Lord.
I am the Lord your God; follow my statutes, observe my regulations, and carry them out.
for I am the Lord who brought you up from the land of Egypt to be your God, and you are to be holy because I am holy.
"Speak to the whole congregation of the Israelites and tell them, 'You must be holy because I, the Lord your God, am holy.
"'You must sanctify yourselves and be holy, because I am the Lord your God.
but, like the Holy One who called you, become holy yourselves in all of your conduct, for it is written, "You shall be holy, because I am holy."
You must not swear falsely in my name, so that you do not profane the name of your God. I am the Lord.
You must not profane my holy name, and I will be sanctified in the midst of the Israelites. I am the Lord who sanctifies you, the one who brought you out from the land of Egypt to be your God. I am the Lord."
Each of you must respect his mother and his father, and you must keep my Sabbaths. I am the Lord your God.
You must keep my Sabbaths and reverence my sanctuary. I am the Lord.
Treat my Sabbaths as holy and they will be a reminder of our relationship, and then you will know that I am the Lord your God."
Do not turn to idols, and you must not make for yourselves gods of cast metal. I am the Lord your God.
For some time ago Theudas rose up, claiming to be somebody, and about four hundred men joined him. He was killed, and all who followed him were dispersed and nothing came of it.
Now in that city was a man named Simon, who had been practicing magic and amazing the people of Samaria, claiming to be someone great.
Although they claimed to be wise, they became fools
I know your works as well as your labor and steadfast endurance, and that you cannot tolerate evil. You have even put to the test those who refer to themselves as apostles (but are not), and have discovered that they are false.
What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith but does not have works? Can this kind of faith save him?
Many people profess their loyalty, but a faithful person -- who can find?
They profess to know God but with their deeds they deny him, since they are detestable, disobedient, and unfit for any good deed.
If we say we have fellowship with him and yet keep on walking in the darkness, we are lying and not practicing the truth.
The one who says he resides in God ought himself to walk just as Jesus walked.
Absalom would then say to him, "Look, your claims are legitimate and appropriate. But there is no representative of the king who will listen to you."
The men of Israel replied to the men of Judah, "We have ten shares in the king, and we have a greater claim on David than you do! Why do you want to curse us? Weren't we the first to suggest bringing back our king?" But the comments of the men of Judah were more severe than those of the men of Israel.
Then Jesus came up and said to them, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.
"'You must not make for yourselves idols, so you must not set up for yourselves a carved image or a pillar, and you must not place a sculpted stone in your land to bow down before it, for I am the Lord your God.
"When the Son of Man comes in his glory and all the angels with him, then he will sit on his glorious throne. All the nations will be assembled before him, and he will separate people one from another like a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats.
I responded to them by saying, "The God of heaven will prosper us. We his servants will start the rebuilding. But you have no just or ancient right in Jerusalem."
I said to you, "I am the Lord your God! Do not worship the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you are now living!" But you have disobeyed me.'"
For they do not try to make peace with others, but plan ways to deceive those who are unsuspecting.
I am the Lord! That is my name! I will not share my glory with anyone else, or the praise due me with idols.
But from now on the Son of Man will be seated at the right hand of the power of God."
"Blessed are you when people insult you and persecute you and say all kinds of evil things about you falsely on account of me.
"Do not think that I have come to abolish the law or the prophets. I have not come to abolish these things but to fulfill them.
just as you have given him authority over all humanity, so that he may give eternal life to everyone you have given him.
"Blessed are you when people hate you, and when they exclude you and insult you and reject you as evil on account of the Son of Man!
and the scroll of the prophet Isaiah was given to him. He unrolled the scroll and found the place where it was written, "The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives and the regaining of sight to the blind, to set free those who are oppressed, to proclaim the year of the Lord's favor."read more.
Then he rolled up the scroll, gave it back to the attendant, and sat down. The eyes of everyone in the synagogue were fixed on him. Then he began to tell them, "Today this scripture has been fulfilled even as you heard it being read."
Jesus said to them, "I tell you the solemn truth, before Abraham came into existence, I am!"
So if Satan too is divided against himself, how will his kingdom stand? I ask you this because you claim that I cast out demons by Beelzebul. Now if I cast out demons by Beelzebul, by whom do your sons cast them out? Therefore they will be your judges. But if I cast out demons by the finger of God, then the kingdom of God has already overtaken you.
Then beginning with Moses and all the prophets, he interpreted to them the things written about himself in all the scriptures.
Jesus said to them, "I am the bread of life. The one who comes to me will never go hungry, and the one who believes in me will never be thirsty.
So if Satan casts out Satan, he is divided against himself. How then will his kingdom stand? And if I cast out demons by Beelzebul, by whom do your sons cast them out? For this reason they will be your judges. But if I cast out demons by the Spirit of God, then the kingdom of God has already overtaken you.
Then Jesus spoke out again, "I am the light of the world. The one who follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life."
You study the scriptures thoroughly because you think in them you possess eternal life, and it is these same scriptures that testify about me,
And why not say, "Let us do evil so that good may come of it"? -- as some who slander us allege that we say. (Their condemnation is deserved!)
So Jesus said to them again, "I tell you the solemn truth, I am the door for the sheep.
They began to accuse him, saying, "We found this man subverting our nation, forbidding us to pay the tribute tax to Caesar and claiming that he himself is Christ, a king."
Nor are you to be called 'teacher,' for you have one teacher, the Christ.
"I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.
Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live even if he dies,
For I tell you the truth, whoever gives you a cup of water because you bear Christ's name will never lose his reward.
and said, "If you are the Christ, tell us." But he said to them, "If I tell you, you will not believe,
Jesus replied, "I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
"I am the true vine and my Father is the gardener.
The woman said to him, "I know that Messiah is coming" (the one called Christ); "whenever he comes, he will tell us everything." Jesus said to her, "I, the one speaking to you, am he."
Thus I told you that you will die in your sins. For unless you believe that I am he, you will die in your sins." So they said to him, "Who are you?" Jesus replied, "What I have told you from the beginning. I have many things to say and to judge about you, but the Father who sent me is truthful, and the things I have heard from him I speak to the world."read more.
(They did not understand that he was telling them about his Father.) Then Jesus said, "When you lift up the Son of Man, then you will know that I am he, and I do nothing on my own initiative, but I speak just what the Father taught me. And the one who sent me is with me. He has not left me alone, because I always do those things that please him." While he was saying these things, many people believed in him.
Then Jesus stood before the governor, and the governor asked him, "Are you the king of the Jews?" Jesus said, "You say so."
Believe me that I am in the Father, and the Father is in me, but if you do not believe me, believe because of the miraculous deeds themselves.
So Pilate asked him, "Are you the king of the Jews?" He replied, "You say so."
So Pilate asked Jesus, "Are you the king of the Jews?" He replied, "You say so."
They speak as if they rule in heaven, and lay claim to the earth.
I will punish any prophet, priest, or other person who says "The Lord's message is burdensome." I will punish both that person and his whole family.'"
From this point on, Pilate tried to release him. But the Jewish leaders shouted out, "If you release this man, you are no friend of Caesar! Everyone who claims to be a king opposes Caesar!"
The Jewish leaders replied, "We are not going to stone you for a good deed but for blasphemy, because you, a man, are claiming to be God."
For many will come in my name, saying, 'I am the Christ,' and they will mislead many.
Many will come in my name, saying, 'I am he,' and they will mislead many.
The Jewish leaders replied, "We have a law, and according to our law he ought to die, because he claimed to be the Son of God!"
He said, "Watch out that you are not misled. For many will come in my name, saying, 'I am he,' and, 'The time is near.' Do not follow them!
But Jesus was silent. The high priest said to him, "I charge you under oath by the living God, tell us if you are the Christ, the Son of God." Jesus said to him, "You have said it yourself. But I tell you, from now on you will see the Son of Man sitting at the right hand of the Power and coming on the clouds of heaven."
But he was silent and did not answer. Again the high priest questioned him, "Are you the Christ, the Son of the Blessed One?" "I am," said Jesus, "and you will see the Son of Man sitting at the right hand of the Power and coming with the clouds of heaven."
So they all said, "Are you the Son of God, then?" He answered them, "You say that I am."
He trusts in God -- let God, if he wants to, deliver him now because he said, 'I am God's Son'!"
"Why does this man speak this way? He is blaspheming! Who can forgive sins but God alone?"
Then the experts in the law and the Pharisees began to think to themselves, "Who is this man who is uttering blasphemies? Who can forgive sins but God alone?"
Jesus replied, "Have I been with you for so long, and you have not known me, Philip? The person who has seen me has seen the Father! How can you say, 'Show us the Father'?
Topics on Claims
Jesus Claims To Be The ChristJohn 4:25-26
The woman said to him, "I know that Messiah is coming" (the one called Christ); "whenever he comes, he will tell us everything."
Old Testament Claims InspirationExodus 4:11-16
The Lord said to him, "Who gave a mouth to man, or who makes a person mute or deaf or seeing or blind? Is it not I, the Lord?