Witnesses, To Jesus Christ
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"So, having obtained help from God, I stand to this day testifying both to small and great, stating nothing but what the Prophets and Moses said was going to take place;
Then beginning with Moses and with all the prophets, He explained to them the things concerning Himself in all the Scriptures.
"You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; it is these that testify about Me;
Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also lay aside every encumbrance and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,
There came a man sent from God, whose name was John.
Now in those days John the Baptist came, preaching in the wilderness of Judea, saying,
A voice is calling, "Clear the way for the LORD in the wilderness; Make smooth in the desert a highway for our God.
"As for me, I baptize you with water for repentance, but He who is coming after me is mightier than I, and I am not fit to remove His sandals; He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.
And he was preaching, and saying, "After me One is coming who is mightier than I, and I am not fit to stoop down and untie the thong of His sandals.
Now while the people were in a state of expectation and all were wondering in their hearts about John, as to whether he was the Christ,
John testified about Him and cried out, saying, "This was He of whom I said, 'He who comes after me has a higher rank than I, for He existed before me.'"
And they came to John and said to him, "Rabbi, He who was with you beyond the Jordan, to whom you have testified, behold, He is baptizing and all are coming to Him."
"You have sent to John, and he has testified to the truth.
"When the Helper comes, whom I will send to you from the Father, that is the Spirit of truth who proceeds from the Father, He will testify about Me,
"And we are witnesses of these things; and so is the Holy Spirit, whom God has given to those who obey Him."
The Spirit Himself testifies with our spirit that we are children of God,
This is the One who came by water and blood, Jesus Christ; not with the water only, but with the water and with the blood It is the Spirit who testifies, because the Spirit is the truth.
and behold, a voice out of the heavens said, "This is My beloved Son, in whom I am well-pleased."
and a voice came out of the heavens: "You are My beloved Son, in You I am well-pleased."
and the Holy Spirit descended upon Him in bodily form like a dove, and a voice came out of heaven, "You are My beloved Son, in You I am well-pleased."
While he was still speaking, a bright cloud overshadowed them, and behold, a voice out of the cloud said, "This is My beloved Son, with whom I am well-pleased; listen to Him!"
Then a cloud formed, overshadowing them, and a voice came out of the cloud, "This is My beloved Son, listen to Him!"
"And the Father who sent Me, He has testified of Me. You have neither heard His voice at any time nor seen His form.
"But the testimony which I have is greater than the testimony of John; for the works which the Father has given Me to accomplish--the very works that I do--testify about Me, that the Father has sent Me.
Jesus answered and said to them, "Even if I testify about Myself, My testimony is true, for I know where I came from and where I am going; but you do not know where I come from or where I am going.
"Believe Me that I am in the Father and the Father is in Me; otherwise believe because of the works themselves.
"If I had not done among them the works which no one else did, they would not have sin; but now they have both seen and hated Me and My Father as well.
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."
"But beware of men, for they will hand you over to the courts and scourge you in their synagogues;
"But before all these things, they will lay their hands on you and will persecute you, delivering you to the synagogues and prisons, bringing you before kings and governors for My name's sake.
And when they had summoned them, they commanded them not to speak or teach at all in the name of Jesus.
Inasmuch as many have undertaken to compile an account of the things accomplished among us,
"Therefore it is necessary that of the men who have accompanied us all the time that the Lord Jesus went in and out among us--
And with great power the apostles were giving testimony to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and abundant grace was upon them all.
And he said, "Who are You, Lord?" And He said, "I am Jesus whom you are persecuting,
"And he said, 'The God of our fathers has appointed you to know His will and to see the Righteous One and to hear an utterance from His mouth.
But on the night immediately following, the Lord stood at his side and said, "Take courage; for as you have solemnly witnessed to My cause at Jerusalem, so you must witness at Rome also."
'But get up and stand on your feet; for this purpose I have appeared to you, to appoint you a minister and a witness not only to the things which you have seen, but also to the things in which I will appear to you;
how will we escape if we neglect so great a salvation? After it was at the first spoken through the Lord, it was confirmed to us by those who heard,
Therefore, I exhort the elders among you, as your fellow elder and witness of the sufferings of Christ, and a partaker also of the glory that is to be revealed,
For we did not follow cleverly devised tales when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we were eyewitnesses of His majesty.
but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you, yet with gentleness and reverence;
Therefore do not be ashamed of the testimony of our Lord or of me His prisoner, but join with me in suffering for the gospel according to the power of God,
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