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But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints;
And if ye be Christ's, then are ye Abraham's seed, and heirs according to the promise.
Bring forth therefore fruits worthy of repentance, and begin not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father: for I say unto you, That God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.
Therefore it is of faith, that it might be by grace; to the end the promise might be sure to all the seed; not to that only which is of the law, but to that also which is of the faith of Abraham; who is the father of us all,
Even as Abraham believed God, and it was accounted to him for righteousness.
For it is written, that Abraham had two sons, the one by a bondmaid, the other by a freewoman.
But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light:
Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering;
But we are bound to give thanks alway to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, because God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth:
But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name:
For ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus.
But when the fulness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made under the law,
Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,
Do all things without murmurings and disputings:
In whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise,
Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.
The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John:
Notwithstanding I have a few things against thee, because thou sufferest that woman Jezebel, which calleth herself a prophetess, to teach and to seduce my servants to commit fornication, and to eat things sacrificed unto idols.
Ye also, as lively stones, are built up a spiritual house, an holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.
Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellowcitizens with the saints, and of the household of God;
But Christ as a son over his own house; whose house are we, if we hold fast the confidence and the rejoicing of the hope firm unto the end.
And hath put all things under his feet, and gave him to be the head over all things to the church,
For as we have many members in one body, and all members have not the same office:
And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;
But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.
Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:
And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.
And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.
Neither pray I for these alone, but for them also which shall believe on me through their word;
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