People Going Before

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Matthew 17:10

The disciples asked Him, Then why do the scribes say that Elijah must come first?

Mark 9:11

And they asked Him, Why do the scribes say that it is necessary for Elijah to come first?

Mark 9:12

And He said to them, Elijah, it is true, does come first to restore all things and set them to rights. And how is it written of the Son of Man that He will suffer many things and be utterly despised and be treated with contempt and rejected?

Luke 1:17

And he will [himself] go before Him in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn back the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the disobedient and incredulous and unpersuadable to the wisdom of the upright [which is the knowledge and holy love of the will of God] -- "in order to make ready for the Lord a people [perfectly] prepared [in spirit, adjusted and disposed and placed in the right moral state].

John 3:28

You yourselves are my witnesses [you personally bear me out] that I stated, I am not the Christ (the Anointed One, the Messiah), but I have [only] been sent before Him [in advance of Him, to be His appointed forerunner, His messenger, His announcer].

Luke 1:76

And you, little one, shall be called a prophet of the Most High; for you shall go on before the face of the Lord to make ready His ways,

Luke 7:27

This is the one of whom it is written, Behold, I send My messenger before Your face, who shall make ready Your way before You.

Matthew 21:31

Which of the two did the will of the father? They replied, The first one. Jesus said to them, Truly I tell you, the tax collectors and the harlots will get into the kingdom of heaven before you.

John 5:7

The invalid answered, Sir, I have nobody when the water is moving to put me into the pool; but while I am trying to come [into it] myself, somebody else steps down ahead of me.

1 Thessalonians 4:15

For this we declare to you by the Lord's [own] word, that we who are alive and remain until the coming of the Lord shall in no way precede [into His presence] or have any advantage at all over those who have previously fallen asleep [in Him in death].

Luke 10:1

Now after this the Lord chose and appointed seventy others and sent them out ahead of Him, two by two, into every town and place where He Himself was about to come (visit).

Luke 9:52

And He sent messengers before Him; and they reached and entered a Samaritan village to make [things] ready for Him;

John 10:8

All others who came [as such] before Me are thieves and robbers, but the [true] sheep did not listen to and obey them.

2 Corinthians 9:5

That is why I thought it necessary to urge these brethren to go to you before I do and make arrangements in advance for this bountiful, promised gift of yours, so that it may be ready, not as an extortion [wrung out of you] but as a generous and willing gift.

Genesis 33:14

Let my lord, I pray you, pass over before his servant; and I will lead on slowly, governed by [consideration for] the livestock that set the pace before me and the endurance of the children, until I come to my lord in Seir.

1 Samuel 9:27

And as they were going down to the outskirts of the city, Samuel said to Saul, Bid the servant pass on before us -- "and he passed on -- "but you stand still, first, that I may cause you to hear the word of God.

Numbers 27:17

Who shall go out and come in before them, leading them out and bringing them in, that the congregation of the Lord may not be as sheep which have no shepherd.

Deuteronomy 3:28

But charge Joshua, and encourage and strengthen him, for he shall go over before this people and he shall cause them to possess the land which you shall see.

Judges 5:2

For the leaders who took the lead in Israel, for the people who offered themselves willingly, bless the Lord!

Psalm 42:4

These things I [earnestly] remember and pour myself out within me: how I went slowly before the throng and led them in procession to the house of God [like a bandmaster before his band, timing the steps to the sound of music and the chant of song], with the voice of shouting and praise, a throng keeping festival.

John 10:4

When he has brought his own sheep outside, he walks on before them, and the sheep follow him because they know his voice.

Matthew 14:22

Then He directed the disciples to get into the boat and go before Him to the other side, while He sent away the crowds.

Mark 11:9

And those who went before and those who followed cried out [ with a cry of happiness], Hosanna! [Be graciously inclined and propitious to Him!] Praised and blessed is He Who comes in the name of the Lord!

Acts 20:5

These went on ahead and were waiting for us [including Luke] at Troas,

Acts 20:13

But going on ahead to the ship, the rest of us set sail for Assos, intending to take Paul aboard there, for that was what he had directed, intending himself to go by land [on foot].

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