Everyone therefore who confesses me before men, him I will also confess before my Father who is in heaven.
"I tell you, everyone who confesses me before men, him will the Son of Man also confess before the angels of God;
But whoever denies me before men, him I will also deny before my Father who is in heaven.
but he who denies me in the presence of men will be denied in the presence of the angels of God.
And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men.
"To you men, I call! I send my voice to the sons of mankind.
He said to them, "Come after me, and I will make you fishers for men."
Herein I also practice always having a conscience void of offense toward God and men.