24 The man looked up, and said: "I see the people, for, as they walk about, they look to me like trees."
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34 Calling the people and his disciples to him, Jesus said: "If any man wishes to walk in my steps, let him renounce self, take up his cross, and follow me.
9 And so I say to you--Ask, and your prayer shall be granted: search, and you shall find; knock, and the door shall be opened to you.
9 That was the True Light which enlightens every man coming into the world.
1 Though I speak in the 'tongues' of men, or even of angels, yet have not Love, I have become mere echoing brass, or a clanging cymbal! 2 Even though I have the gift of preaching, and fathom all hidden truths and all the depths of knowledge; even though I have such faith as might move mountains, yet have not Love, I am nothing! 3 Even though I dole my substance to the poor, even though I sacrifice my body, that I may boast, yet have not Love, it avails me nothing! 4 Love is long-suffering, and kind; Love is never envious, never boastful, never conceited, never behaves unbecomingly; 5 Love is never self-seeking, never provoked, never reckons up her wrongs; 6 Love never rejoices at evil, but rejoices in the triumph of Truth;
1 Faith is the realization of things hoped for--the proof of things not seen.
1 In the course of the Festival at the close of the Harvest the disciples had all met together, 2 When suddenly there came from the heavens a noise like that of a strong wind rushing by; it filled the whole house in which they were sitting. 3 Then there appeared tongues of what seemed to be flame, separating, so that one settled on each of them; 4 And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak with strange 'tongues' as the Spirit prompted their utterances. 5 Now there were then staying in Jerusalem religious Jews from every country in the world; 6 And, when this sound was heard, numbers of people collected, in the greatest excitement, because each of them heard the disciples speaking in his own language. 7 They were utterly amazed, and kept asking in astonishment: "What! Are not all these men who are speaking Galileans? 8 Then how is it that we each of us hear them in our own native language? 9 Some of us are Parthians, some Medes, some Elamites; and some of us live in Mesopotamia, in Judea and Cappadocia, in Pontus and Roman Asia, 10 In Phrygia and Pamphylia, in Egypt and the districts of Libya adjoining Cyrene; some of us are visitors from Rome, 11 Either Jews by birth or converts, and some are Cretans and Arabians--yet we all alike hear them speaking in our own tongues of the great things that God has done." 12 They were all utterly amazed and bewildered. "What does it mean?" they asked one another. 13 But there were some who said with a sneer: "They have had too much new wine." 14 Then Peter, surrounded by the eleven other Apostles, stood up, and, raising his voice, addressed the crowd. "Men of Judea," he began, "and all you who are staying in Jerusalem, let me tell you what this means. Mark well my words. 15 These men are not drunk, as you suppose; for it is only now nine in the morning! No! 16 This is what is spoken of in the prophet Joel-- 17 'It shall come about in the last days,' God says, 'That I will pour out my Spirit on all mankind; your sons and your daughters shall become Prophets, your young men shall see visions, and your old men dream dreams; 18 Yes, even on the slaves--for they are mine--both men and women, I will in those days pour out my Spirit, 19 And I will show wonders in the heavens above, and signs on the earth below--Blood and fire and mist of smoke; 20 The sun shall become darkness, and the moon blood-red, Before the Day of the Lord comes--that great and awful day. 21 Then shall every one who invokes the Name of the Lord be saved.' 22 Men of Israel, listen to what I am saying. Jesus of Nazareth, a man whose mission from God to you was proved by miracles, wonders, and signs, which God showed among you through him, as you know full well-- 23 He, I say, in accordance with God's definite plan and with his previous knowledge, was betrayed, and you, by the hands of lawless men, nailed him to a cross and put him to death. 24 But God released him from the pangs of death and raised him to life, it being impossible for death to retain its hold upon him. 25 Indeed it was to him that David was referring when he said-- 'I have had the Lord ever before my eyes, For he stands at my right hand, that I should not be disquieted. 26 Therefore my heart was cheered, and my tongue told its delight; Yes, even my body, too, will rest in hope; 27 For you wilt not abandon my soul to the Place of Death, nor surrender me, your holy one, to undergo corruption. 28 Thou have shown me the path to life, you wilt fill me with gladness in your presence.' 29 Brothers, I can speak to you the more confidently about the Patriarch David, because he is dead and buried, and his tomb is here among us to this very day. 30 David, then, Prophet as he was, knowing that God 'had solemnly sworn to him to set one of his descendants upon his throne,' looked into the future, 31 And referred to the resurrection of the Christ when he said that 'he had not been abandoned to the Place of Death, nor had his body undergone corruption.' 32 It was this Jesus, whom God raised to life; and of that we are ourselves all witnesses. 33 And now that he has been exalted to the right hand of God, and has received from the Father the promised gift of the Holy Spirit, he has begun to pour out that gift, as you yourselves now see and hear. 34 It was not David who went up into Heaven; for he himself says- -'The Lord said to my master: "Sit on my right hand, 35 Till I put your enemies as a footstool under they feet."' 36 So let the whole nation of Israel know beyond all doubt, that God has made him both Lord and Christ--this very Jesus whom you crucified." 37 When the people heard this, they were conscience-smitten, and said to Peter and the rest of the Apostles: "Brothers, what can we do?" 38 "Repent," answered Peter, "and be baptized every one of you in the Faith of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins; and then you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. 39 For the promise is for you and for your children, and also for all those now far away, who may be called by the Lord our God." 40 With many other words Peter enforced his teaching, while the burden of his exhortations was--"Save yourselves from the perverse spirit of this age." 41 So those who accepted his teaching were baptized, and about three thousand people joined the disciples on that day alone. 42 They devoted themselves to the teaching of the Apostles and to the Common Life of the Church, to the Breaking of the Bread and to the Prayers. 43 A deep impression was made upon every one, and many wonders and signs were done at the hands of the Apostles. 44 All who became believers in Christ held everything for the common use; 45 They sold their property and their goods, and shared the proceeds among them all, according to their individual needs. 46 Every day they devoted themselves to meeting together in the Temple Courts, and to the Breaking of Bread at their homes, while they partook of their food in simple-hearted gladness, praising God, and winning the good-will of all the people. 47 And the Lord daily added to their company those who were in the path of Salvation.
28 I, however, say to you that any one who looks at a woman with an impure intention has already committed adultery with her in his heart.
2 "The harvest," he said, "is abundant, but the laborers are few. Therefore pray to the Owner of the harvest to send laborers to gather in his harvest.
13 I can do everything in the strength of him who makes me strong!
9 The men with me saw the light, but did not hear the speaker's voice. 10 Then I said 'What am I to do, Lord?' 'Get up and go into Damascus,' The Lord said to me, 'and there you shall be told all that you have been appointed to do.' 11 In consequence of that dazzling light I could not see, but my companions held me by the hand, till I reached Damascus.
11 Such some of you used to be; but you washed yourselves clean. You became Christ's People! you were pronounced righteous through the Name of our Lord Jesus Christ, and through the Spirit of our God!
15 For we are the fragrance of Christ ascending to God--both among those who are in the path of Salvation and among those who are in the path to Ruin.
4 All joy be yours at all times in your union with the Lord. Again I repeat--All joy be yours. 5 Let your forbearing spirit be plain to every one. The Lord is near. 6 Do not be anxious about anything; but under all circumstances, by prayer and entreaty joined with thanksgiving, make your needs known to God.
31 What are we to say, then, in the light of all this? If God is on our side, who can there be against us?
12 Not that I have already laid hold of it, or that I am already made perfect. But I press on, in the hope of actually laying hold of that for which indeed I was laid hold of by Christ Jesus.
1 But the Spirit distinctly says that in later times there will be some who will fall away from the Faith, and devote their attention to misleading spirits, and to the teaching of demons, 2 who will make use of the hypocrisy of lying teachers. These men's consciences are seared, 3 and they discourage marriage and enjoin abstinence from certain kinds of food; though God created these foods to be enjoyed thankfully by those who hold the Faith and have attained a full knowledge of the Truth. 4 Everything created by God is good, and there in nothing that need be rejected--provided only that it is received thankfully; 5 for it is consecrated by God's blessing and by prayer. 6 Put all this before the Brethren, and you will be a good servant of Christ Jesus, sustained by the precepts of the Faith and of that Good Teaching by which you have guided your life. 7 As for profane legends and old wives' tales, leave them alone. Train yourself to lead a religious life; 8 for while the training of the body is of service in some respects, religion is of service in all, carrying with it, as it does, a promise of Life both here and hereafter. 9 How true that saying is and worthy of the fullest acceptance! 10 With that aim we toil and struggle, for we have set our hopes on the Living God, who is the Savior of all men, and especially of those who hold the Faith. 11 Dwell upon these things in your teaching. 12 Do not let any one look down on you because you are young, but, by your conversation, your conduct, your love, your faith, and your purity, be an example to those who hold the Faith. 13 Till I come, apply yourself to public reading, preaching, and teaching. 14 Do not neglect the divine gift within you, which was given you, amid many a prediction, when the hands of the Officers of the Church were laid on your head. 15 Practice these things, devote yourself to them, so that your progress may be plain to every one. 16 Look to yourself as well as to your teaching. Persevere in this, for your doing so will mean Salvation for yourself as well as for your hearers.
28 Let the man who steals steal no longer, but rather let him toil with his hands at honest work, so that he may have something to share with any one in want.
24 May God's blessing be with all who love our Lord Jesus Christ with an undying love.
16 Everything that is written under divine inspiration is helpful for teaching, for refuting error, for giving guidance, and for training others in righteousness;
16 For, where envy and rivalry exist, there you will also find disorder and all kinds of base actions.
16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that every one who believes in him may not be lost, but have Immortal Life.
12 Do to others whatever you would wish them to do to you; for that is the teaching of both the Law and the Prophets.
1 I entreat you, then, Brothers, by the mercies of God, to offer your bodies as a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, for this is your rational worship. 2 Do not conform to the fashion of this world; but be transformed by the complete change that has come over your minds, so that you may discern what God's will is--all that is good, acceptable, and perfect.
22 Flee from the passions of youth, but pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace, in the company of those who, with a pure heart, invoke the Lord.
29 Never let any foul word pass your lips, but only such good words as the occasion demands, that they may be a help to those who hear them.
1 Children, obey your parents, as children of the Lord; for that is but right. 2 'Honor thy father and mother'--this is the first Commandment with a promise--' 3 So that thou mayest prosper and have a long life on earth.' 4 And fathers, do not irritate your children, but bring them up with Christian discipline and instruction.
13 No temptation has come upon you that is not common to all mankind. God will not fail you, and he will not allow you to be tempted beyond your strength; but, when he sends the temptation, he will also provide the way of escape, so that you may have strength to endure.
12 Do not let any one look down on you because you are young, but, by your conversation, your conduct, your love, your faith, and your purity, be an example to those who hold the Faith.