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'Moreover, I will make My dwelling among you, and My soul will not reject you.
Jesus answered and said to him, "If anyone loves Me, he will keep My word; and My Father will love him, and We will come to him and make Our abode with him.
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God is faithful, through whom you were called into fellowship with His Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.
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And I heard a loud voice from the throne, saying, "Behold, the tabernacle of God is among men, and He will dwell among them, and they shall be His people, and God Himself will be among them,
"I also say to you that you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build My church; and the gates of Hades will not overpower it.
So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints, and are of God's household,
And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, made ready as a bride adorned for her husband.
so that He might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word,
For I am confident of this very thing, that He who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus.
and in Him you have been made complete, and He is the head over all rule and authority;
"For I have come down from heaven, not to do My own will, but the will of Him who sent Me.
And He went a little beyond them, and fell on His face and prayed, saying, "My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from Me; yet not as I will, but as You will."
And He was saying, "Abba! Father! All things are possible for You; remove this cup from Me; yet not what I will, but what You will."
saying, "Father, if You are willing, remove this cup from Me; yet not My will, but Yours be done."
Jesus said to them, "My food is to do the will of Him who sent Me and to accomplish His work.
"I can do nothing on My own initiative As I hear, I judge; and My judgment is just, because I do not seek My own will, but the will of Him who sent Me.
But He said to them, "I must preach the kingdom of God to the other cities also, for I was sent for this purpose."
"THE SPIRIT OF THE LORD IS UPON ME, BECAUSE HE ANOINTED ME TO PREACH THE GOSPEL TO THE POOR. HE HAS SENT ME TO PROCLAIM RELEASE TO THE CAPTIVES, AND RECOVERY OF SIGHT TO THE BLIND, TO SET FREE THOSE WHO ARE OPPRESSED,
The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me, Because the LORD has anointed me To bring good news to the afflicted; He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, To proclaim liberty to captives And freedom to prisoners;
Jesus went away from there, and withdrew into the district of Tyre and Sidon.
Jesus got up and went away from there to the region of Tyre. And when He had entered a house, He wanted no one to know of it; yet He could not escape notice.
"I tell you that in the same way, there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who need no repentance.
"I glorified You on the earth, having accomplished the work which You have given Me to do.
And He said to them, "Go and tell that fox, 'Behold, I cast out demons and perform cures today and tomorrow, and the third day I reach My goal.'
"Now judgment is upon this world; now the ruler of this world will be cast out.
After this, Jesus, knowing that all things had already been accomplished, to fulfill the Scripture, said, "I am thirsty."
trying to learn what is pleasing to the Lord.
For this reason also, since the day we heard of it, we have not ceased to pray for you and to ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding,
More than that, I count all things to be loss in view of the surpassing value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and count them but rubbish so that I may gain Christ,
"This is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent.
that I may know Him and the power of His resurrection and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to His death;
but grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ To Him be the glory, both now and to the day of eternity. Amen.
"Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself unless it abides in the vine, so neither can you unless you abide in Me.
"You will be hated by all because of My name, but it is the one who has endured to the end who will be saved.
I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.
I have fought the good fight, I have finished the course, I have kept the faith;
fixing our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.
"A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another.
But when the Pharisees heard that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered themselves together.
One of the scribes came and heard them arguing, and recognizing that He had answered them well, asked Him, "What commandment is the foremost of all?"
And a lawyer stood up and put Him to the test, saying, "Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?"
"This is My commandment, that you love one another, just as I have loved you.
But the goal of our instruction is love from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith.
Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.
If possible, so far as it depends on you, be at peace with all men.
Finally, brethren, rejoice, be made complete, be comforted, be like-minded, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you.
and to make it your ambition to lead a quiet life and attend to your own business and work with your hands, just as we commanded you,
"Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit,
"But I do not consider my life of any account as dear to myself, so that I may finish my course and the ministry which I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify solemnly of the gospel of the grace of God.
And thus I aspired to preach the gospel, not where Christ was already named, so that I would not build on another man's foundation;
preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with great patience and instruction.
until we all attain to the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to a mature man, to the measure of the stature which belongs to the fullness of Christ.
"Therefore you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.
For those whom He foreknew, He also predestined to become conformed to the image of His Son, so that He would be the firstborn among many brethren;
But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as from the Lord, the Spirit.
Therefore, having these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
After these things I looked, and behold, a great multitude which no one could count, from every nation and all tribes and peoples and tongues, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, and palm branches were in their hands;
"For this is the will of My Father, that everyone who beholds the Son and believes in Him will have eternal life, and I Myself will raise him up on the last day."
Behold, I tell you a mystery; we will not all sleep, but we will all be changed,
For indeed while we are in this tent, we groan, being burdened, because we do not want to be unclothed but to be clothed, so that what is mortal will be swallowed up by life.
Then we who are alive and remain will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air, and so we shall always be with the Lord.
Beloved, now we are children of God, and it has not appeared as yet what we will be We know that when He appears, we will be like Him, because we will see Him just as He is.
"In My Father's house are many dwelling places; if it were not so, I would have told you; for I go to prepare a place for you.
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