But now, apart from law, a righteousness of God has been revealed, confirmed by the Law and the Prophets \'97
a righteousness from God through faith in Jesus Christ for all believers. For there is no difference.
So then you are no longer strangers and resident aliens, but fellow citizens with the holy and members of the household of God,
built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the corner stone.
But you are of God, little children, and have conquered them, because he who is in us is greater than he who is in the world.
"All things that you wish men to do for you, do yourselves for them; for this is the Law and the Prophets.
BELOVED, do not trust every spirit, but test the spirits whether they are from God. For many false prophets have come out into the world.
Test all things; hold fast the good.
Avoid every kind of evil.
All this happened in fulfillment of what the Lord had spoken through the prophet:
"Behold the virgin will conceive and will bear a son, and they will call his name Immanuel" which means, God is with us .
for prophecy never came by the will of man, but men spoke from God as they were moved by the Holy Spirit.
And if I have the power of prophecy and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
On hearing that, they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus,
and when Paul laid his hands on them the Holy Spirit came on them and they spoke with tongues and prophesied.
"Beware of false prophets, such as come to you in the clothing of sheep, but inwardly are ravenous wolves.