Ye shall hallow the fiftieth year, and proclaim liberty throughout all the land unto all the inhabitants thereof: it shall be a jubile unto you; and ye shall return every man unto his possession, and … unto his family.
Thy dead men shall live, together with my dead body shall they arise. Awake and sing, ye that dwell in dust: for thy dew is as the dew of herbs, and the earth shall cast out the dead.
The Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.
I will ransom them from the power of the grave; I will redeem them from death: O death, I will be thy plagues; O grave, I will be thy destruction.
Their Redeemer is strong; the Lord of hosts is his name.
Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. – If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him. – The foolishness of God is wiser than men; and the weakness of God is stronger than men. – God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise. … That no flesh should glory in his presence.
The entrance of thy words giveth light; it giveth understanding unto the simple. – Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.
All bare him witness, and wondered at the gracious words which proceeded out of his mouth. – Never man spake like this man. – Of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption.
Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean? – Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me.
Dead in trespasses and sins; … by nature the children of wrath, even as others. – I am carnal, sold under sin. … That which I do I allow not: for what I would, that do I not; but what I hate, that do I. … I know that in me (that is, in my flesh,) dwelleth no good thing.
By one man sin entered into the world, … by one man’s disobedience many were made sinners. – If through the offence of one many be dead, much more the grace of God, and the gift by grace, which is by one man, Jesus Christ, hath abounded unto many.
The law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death.
Thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.
There be many that say, Who will show us any good? Lord, lift thou up the light of thy countenance upon us. – I will sing of thy power; yea, I will sing aloud of thy mercy in the morning: for thou hast been my defence and refuge in the day of my trouble.
In my prosperity I said, I shall never be moved. … Thou didst hide thy face, and I was troubled. I cried to thee, O Lord: and unto the Lord I made supplication. What profit is there in my blood, when I go down to the pit? Shall the dust praise thee? shall it declare thy truth? Hear, O Lord, and have mercy upon me: Lord, be thou my helper.
For a small moment have I forsaken thee; but with great mercies will I gather thee. In a little wrath I hid my face from thee for a moment; but with everlasting kindness will I have mercy on thee, saith the Lord thy Redeemer. – Sorrow shall be turned into joy. – Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.
Forasmuch then as we are the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the Godhead is like unto gold, or silver, or stone, graven by art and man’s device.
God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us, even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ. … We are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them. – For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.
We know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is. – I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness.
He that overcometh shall inherit all things; and I will be his God, and he shall be my son. – If children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ.
They took Jesus, and led him away. And he bearing his cross went forth into a place called the place of a skull, which is called in the Hebrew Golgotha: where they crucified him. – The bodies of those beasts, whose blood is brought into the sanctuary by the high priest for sin, are burned without the camp. Wherefore Jesus also, that he might sanctify the people with his own blood, suffered without the gate. Let us go forth therefore unto him without the camp, bearing his reproach. – The fellowship of his sufferings.
Rejoice, inasmuch as ye are partakers of Christ’s sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed, ye may be glad also with exceeding joy. – Our light affliction, which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory.
Lord, all my desire is before thee; and my groaning is not hid from thee. … Mine iniquities are gone over mine head: as an heavy burden they are too heavy for me. – O wretched man that I am! who shall deliver me from the body of this death?
The whole creation groaneth and travaileth in pain together until now. And not only they, but ourselves, … which have the firstfruits of the Spirit, … groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body. – Now for a season, if need be, ye are in heaviness through manifold temptations.
Shortly I must put off this my tabernacle. – For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality. So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory.
Christ … hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweetsmelling savor. – Unto you therefore which believe he is precious. – God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name: that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow. – In him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily.
If ye love me, keep my commandments. – The love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us. – The house was filled with the odor of the ointment. – They took knowledge of them, that they had been with Jesus.
O Lord our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth! who hast set thy glory above the heavens. – Emmanuel … God with us. – His name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. – The name of the Lord is a strong tower: the righteous runneth into it, and is safe.
The Lord on high is mightier than the noise of many waters, yea, than the mighty waves of the sea. – O Lord God of hosts, who is a strong Lord like unto thee? or to thy faithfulness round about thee? Thou rulest the raging of the sea: when the waves thereof arise, thou stillest them.
Fear ye not me? saith the Lord: will ye not tremble at my presence, which have placed the sand for the bound of the sea by a perpetual decree, that it cannot pass it?
When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee.
Peter … walked on the water, to go to Jesus. But when he saw the wind boisterous, he was afraid; and beginning to sink, he cried, saying, Lord, save me. And immediately Jesus stretched forth his hand, and caught him, and said unto him, O thou of little faith, wherefore didst thou doubt?
The Lord looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, and seek God. They are all gone aside, they are all together become filthy: there is none that doeth good, no, not one. – They that are in the flesh cannot please God.
To will is present with me; but how to perform that which is good I find not. For the good that I would I do not: but the evil which I would not, that I do. – We are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away.
The scripture hath concluded all under sin, that the promise by faith of Jesus Christ might be given to them that believe. – God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them.
If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.