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Isaiah 6:8

8 And I heard the voice of Jehovah, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for Us? Then I said, Behold me. Send me!

Matthew 28:18-20

18 And coming up Jesus talked with them, saying, All authority in Heaven and on earth was given to Me. 19 Going, then, disciple all nations, baptizing them into the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 teaching them to observe all things, whatever I commanded you. And, behold, I am with you all the days until the completion of the age. Amen.

Luke 4:1-12

1 And full of the Holy Spirit, Jesus returned from the Jordan, and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness. 2 forty days, being tested by the Devil. And He ate nothing in those days, and they being ended, He afterwards hungered. 3 And the Devil said to Him, If You are Son of God, speak to this stone that it become a loaf. 4 And Jesus answered to him, saying, It has been written: "Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word of God." Deut. 8:3 5 And leading Him up into a high mountain, the Devil showed Him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time. 6 And the Devil said to Him, I will give all this authority and their glory to You, because it has been delivered to me, and I give it to whomever I wish. 7 Then if You worship before me, all will be Yours. 8 And answering, to him, Jesus said, Get behind Me, Satan! For it has been written: "You shall worship the Lord your God, and Him only you shall serve." Deut. 6:13 9 And he led Him to Jerusalem, and stood Him on the wing of the temple, and said to Him, If You are the Son of God, throw Yourself down from here; 10 for it has been written: "He will command His angels about You, even to protect You," 11 "that on their hands they shall bear You, lest you strike Your foot against a stone." LXX-Psa. 90:11, 12; MT-Psa. 91:11, 12 12 And answering, Jesus said to him, It has been said: "You shall not tempt the Lord your God." Deut. 6:16

Mark 3:1-35

1 And again He entered into the synagogue. And there was a man who had a withering of the hand. 2 And they watched Him, whether He will heal him on the sabbaths, that they might accuse Him. 3 And He said to the man who had a withering of the hand, Rise up into the middle. 4 And He said to them, Is it lawful to do good on the sabbaths, or to do evil? To save a soul, or to kill? But they were silent. 5 And having looked around on them with anger, being greatly grieved over the hardness of their heart, He said to the man, Stretch out your hand! And he stretched out, and his hand was restored sound as the other. 6 And going out, the Pharisees at once took counsel with the Herodians against Him, how they might destroy Him. 7 And Jesus withdrew to the sea with His disciples; and a great multitude from Galilee and from Judea followed Him, 8 also some from Jerusalem, and from Idumea, and beyond the Jordan, also those around Tyre and Sidon. A great multitude came to Him, hearing how much He was doing. 9 And He spoke to His disciples that a small boat should stay near to Him because of the crowd, that they might not press upon Him. 10 For He healed many, so that they fell on Him, that they might touch Him, as many as had plagues. 11 And when the unclean spirits saw Him, they fell down before Him, and cried out, saying, You are the Son of God! 12 And he warned them very much that they should not reveal Him. 13 And He went up into the mountain, and He called near whom He desired. And they went to Him. 14 And He made disciples of twelve, that they might be with Him; and that He might send them to proclaim, 15 and to have authority to heal diseases, and to cast out the demons. 16 And He put on Simon the name Peter. 17 And on James the son of Zebedee, and John the brother of James, He put on them the names Boanerges, which is, Sons of Thunder. 18 Also He appointed Andrew, and Philip, and Bartholomew, and Matthew, and Thomas, and James the son of Alpheus, and Thaddaeus, and Simon the Canaanite, 19 and Judas Iscariot, who also betrayed Him. And He came into a house. 20 And again a crowd came together, so as they were not able even to eat bread. 21 And hearing, those with Him went out to take hold of Him; for they said, He is out of wits. 22 And coming down from Jerusalem, the scribes said, He has Beelzebub; and he casts out demons by the ruler of the demons. 23 And calling them near, He spoke to them in parables, saying, How can Satan cast out Satan? 24 And if a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand. 25 And if a house is divided against itself, that house is not able to stand. 26 And if Satan rises upon himself, and has been divided, he is not able to stand, but he has an end. 27 No one is able in any way to plunder the goods of the strong one, entering into his house, unless he first tie up the strong one; and then he will plunder his house. 28 Truly I say to you, All the sins will be forgiven to the sons of men, and whatever blasphemies they have blasphemed; 29 but whoever commits blasphemy against the Holy Spirit has no forgiveness to eternity, but is liable to eternal judgment 30 (because they said, He has an unclean spirit). 31 Then His mother and brothers came. And standing outside, they sent to Him, calling Him. 32 And a crowd sat around Him. And they said to Him, Behold, Your mother and Your brothers seek You outside. 33 And He answered them, saying, Who is My mother or My brothers? 34 And having looked around on those sitting around Him in a circle, He said, Behold, My mother and My brothers! 35 For whoever does the will of God, this one is My brother, and My sister, and My mother.

Romans 12:1-8

1 Therefore, brothers, I call on you through the compassions of God to present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, pleasing to God, which is your reasonable service. 2 And be not conformed to this age, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, in order to prove by you what is the good and pleasing and perfect will of God. 3 For through the grace which is given to me, I say to everyone being among you, not to have high thoughts beyond what is right to think. But set your mind to be right-minded, even as God divided a measure of faith to each. 4 For even as we have many members in one body, but all members do not have the same function, 5 so we the many are one body in Christ, and each one members of one another, 6 but having different gifts according to the grace given to us, whether prophecy, according to the proportion of faith; 7 or ministry, in the ministry; or the one teaching, in the teaching; 8 or the one exhorting, in the encouragement; the one sharing, in simplicity; the one taking the lead, in diligence; the one showing mercy, in cheerfulness.

1 Corinthians 3:1-23

1 And, brothers, I was not able to speak to you as to spiritual ones, but as to fleshly ones, as to babes in Christ. 2 I gave you milk to drink, and not food, for you were not then able, but neither now are you yet able. 3 For you are yet fleshly. For where among you is jealousy, and strife, and divisions, are you not fleshly and walk according to man? 4 For when one may say, Truly I am of Paul, and another, I of Apollos; are you not fleshly? 5 What then is Paul? And what Apollos, but ministers through whom you believed, and to each as the Lord gave? 6 I planted, Apollos watered, but God made to grow. 7 So as neither he planting is anything, nor he watering, but God making to grow. 8 So he planting and he watering are one, and each one will receive his own reward according to his own labor. 9 For we are fellow workers of God, a field of God, and you are a building of God. 10 According to God's grace given to me, as a wise master builder, I laid a foundation, but another builds on it . But let each one be careful how he builds. 11 For no one is able to lay any other foundation beside the One having been laid, who is Jesus Christ. 12 And if anyone builds on this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, grass, straw, 13 the work of each will be revealed; for the Day will make it known, because it is revealed in fire; and the fire will prove the work of each, what sort it is. 14 If the work of anyone which he built remains, he will receive a reward. 15 If the work of anyone shall be consumed, he shall suffer loss; but he will be saved, but so as through fire. 16 Do you not know that you are a sanctuary of God, and the Spirit of God dwells in you? 17 If anyone corrupts the sanctuary of God, God will bring that one to corruption; for the sanctuary of God is holy, which you are. 18 Let no one deceive himself, if anyone thinks to be wise among you in this age, let him become foolish, that he may become wise. 19 For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God; for it has been written, "He takes the wise in their own craftiness." Job 5:13 20 And again, " The Lord knows the reasonings of the wise, that they are worthless." LXX-Psa. 93:11; MT-Psa. 94:11 21 So let no one glory in men; for all things are yours, 22 whether Paul, or Apollos, or Cephas, or the world, or life, or death, or things present, or things to come; all are yours, 23 and you are Christ's, and Christ is God's.

2 Corinthians 5:11-20

11 Then knowing the fear of the Lord, we persuade men, and we have been manifest to God; and I also hope to have been manifest in your consciences. 12 For we do not again commend ourselves to you, but are giving you occasion of glorying on our behalf, that you may have it toward those boasting in appearance and not in heart. 13 For if we are insane, it is to God; or if we are in our senses, it is for you. 14 For the love of Christ constrains us, having judged this, that if One died for all, then the all died; 15 and He died for all, that the living ones may live no more to themselves, but to the One having died for them and having been raised. 16 So as we now know no one according to flesh, but even if we have known Christ according to flesh, yet now we no longer know Him so . 17 So that if anyone is in Christ, that one is a new creation; the old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new! 18 And all things are of God, who reconciled us to Himself through Jesus Christ, and having given to us the ministry of reconciliation, 19 whereas God was in Christ reconciling the world to Himself, not charging their trespasses to them, and putting the word of reconciliation in us. 20 Then on behalf of Christ, we are ambassadors, as God is exhorting through us, we beseech on behalf of Christ, Be reconciled to God.

2 Corinthians 4:1-18

1 Therefore, having this ministry, even as we obtained mercy, we do not faint. 2 But we have renounced the hidden things of shame, not walking in craftiness, nor adulterating the word of God, but by the revelation of the truth commending ourselves to every conscience of men before God. 3 But also if our gospel is being hidden, it has been hidden in those being lost, 4 in whom the god of this age has blinded the thoughts of the unbelieving, so that the brightness of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, should not dawn on them. 5 For we do not proclaim ourselves, but Christ Jesus as Lord, and ourselves your slaves for the sake of Jesus. 6 Because it is God who said, "Out of darkness Light shall shine," who shone in our hearts to give the brightness of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ. Isa. 42:6, 7, 16 7 But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, so that the excellence of the power may be of God, and not from us; 8 in every way being troubled, but not having been hemmed in; having been perplexed, but not utterly at a loss; 9 being persecuted, but not having been forsaken; being thrown down, but not having been destroyed; 10 always bearing about the dying of the Lord Jesus in the body, that also the life of Jesus may be revealed in our body. 11 For we who live are always being delivered up to death on account of Jesus, that also the life of Jesus may be revealed in our mortal flesh; 12 so that death indeed works in us, and life in you. 13 But having the same spirit of faith, according to what has been written, "I believed, therefore I spoke," we also believe, therefore we also speak, LXX-Psa. 115:1; MT-Psa. 116:10 14 knowing that He who raised up the Lord Jesus will also raise us up through Jesus, and will present us with you. 15 For all things are for your sake, that the super abounding grace may be made to abound through the thanksgiving of the greater number, to the glory of God. 16 Because of this, we do not faint, but if indeed our outward man is being decayed, yet the inward man is being renewed day by day. 17 For the lightness of our present affliction works out for us an eternal weight of glory, surpassing moment by surpassing moment; 18 we not considering the things seen, but the things not being seen; for the things being seen are not lasting, but the things not being seen are everlasting.

2 Corinthians 3:6

6 who also made us able ministers of a new covenant, not of letter, but of Spirit. For the letter kills, but the Spirit makes alive.

Acts 20:24

24 But I make account of nothing, nor do I hold my life precious to myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry which I received from the Lord Jesus, fully to testify the gospel of the grace of God.

2 Timothy 4:1-5

1 Then I solemnly witness before God and the Lord Jesus Christ, He being about to judge living and dead at His appearance and His kingdom: 2 preach the Word, be urgent in season, out of season, convict, warn, encourage with all long-suffering and teaching. 3 For a time will be when they will not endure sound doctrine, but according to their own lusts, they will heap up to themselves teachers tickling the ear; 4 and they will turn away the ear from the truth and will be turned aside to myths. 5 But you be clear-minded in all, suffer hardship, do the work of an evangelist, fully carry out your ministry.

James 4:10

10 Be humbled before the Lord, and He will exalt you.

Hebrews 13:7

7 Remember your leaders who spoke the Word of God to you, considering the issue of their conduct, imitate their faith:

2 Corinthians 6:3-10

3 We are not giving a cause of stumbling, in nothing, that the ministry may not be blamed, 4 but in everything commending ourselves as God's servants, in much patience, in afflictions, in emergencies, in difficulties, 5 in stripes, in imprisonments, in riots, in labors, in watchings, in fastings, 6 in pureness, in knowledge, in longsuffering, in kindness, in the Holy Spirit, in unfeigned love, 7 in the word of truth, in the power of God, through the weapons of righteousness on the right hand and on the left, 8 through glory and dishonor, through evil report and good report; as deceivers, and yet true; 9 as unknown, and yet well known, as dying, and yet, look, we live; as flogged, and yet not put to death; 10 as sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet enriching many; as having nothing, yet possessing all things.

2 Timothy 2:15

15 Earnestly study to present yourself approved to God, a workman unashamed, rightly dividing the Word of Truth.

1 Timothy 4:12

12 Let no one despise your youth, but become an example of the believers in word, in conduct, in love, in spirit, in faith, in purity.

Romans 10:13-15

13 For everyone, "whoever may call on the name of the Lord will be saved." Joel 3:5 14 How then may they call on One in whom they have not believed? And how may they believe One of whom they have not heard? And how may they hear without preaching? 15 And how may they preach if they are not sent? Even as it has been written, "How beautiful" "the feet of those announcing the gospel of peace, of those announcing the gospel of good things." Isa. 52:7

Ephesians 4:11-13

11 And indeed He gave some to be apostles; and some prophets; and some evangelists; and some pastors and teachers; 12 with a view to the perfecting of the saints for the work of the ministry, for the building up of the body of Christ, 13 until we all may come to the unity of the faith and of the full knowledge of the Son of God, to a full-grown man, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ,

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