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But immorality or any impurity or greed must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints;
And if you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham's descendants, heirs according to promise.
"Therefore bear fruits in keeping with repentance, and do not begin to say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham for our father,' for I say to you that from these stones God is able to raise up children to Abraham.
For this reason it is by faith, in order that it may be in accordance with grace, so that the promise will be guaranteed to all the descendants, not only to those who are of the Law, but also to those who are of the faith of Abraham, who is the father of us all,
Even so Abraham BELIEVED GOD, AND IT WAS RECKONED TO HIM AS RIGHTEOUSNESS.
For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by the bondwoman and one by the free woman.
But you are A CHOSEN RACE, A royal PRIESTHOOD, A HOLY NATION, A PEOPLE FOR God's OWN POSSESSION, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;
So, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience;
But we should always give thanks to God for you, brethren beloved by the Lord, because God has chosen you from the beginning for salvation through sanctification by the Spirit and faith in the truth.
But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, even to those who believe in His name,
For you are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus.
But when the fullness of the time came, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the Law,
He predestined us to adoption as sons through Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the kind intention of His will,
Do all things without grumbling or disputing;
In Him, you also, after listening to the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation--having also believed, you were sealed in Him with the Holy Spirit of promise,
who gave Himself for us to redeem us from every lawless deed, and to purify for Himself a people for His own possession, zealous for good deeds.
The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave Him to show to His bond-servants, the things which must soon take place; and He sent and communicated it by His angel to His bond-servant John,
'But I have this against you, that you tolerate the woman Jezebel, who calls herself a prophetess, and she teaches and leads My bond-servants astray so that they commit acts of immorality and eat things sacrificed to idols.
you also, as living stones, are being built up as a spiritual house for a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.
So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints, and are of God's household,
but Christ was faithful as a Son over His house--whose house we are, if we hold fast our confidence and the boast of our hope firm until the end.
And He put all things in subjection under His feet, and gave Him as head over all things to the church,
For just as we have many members in one body and all the members do not have the same function,
And He gave some as apostles, and some as prophets, and some as evangelists, and some as pastors and teachers,
but you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be My witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth."
"Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit,
And He said to them, "Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation.
and that repentance for forgiveness of sins would be proclaimed in His name to all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem.
"I do not ask on behalf of these alone, but for those also who believe in Me through their word;
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