and having sat down he called the twelve, and he said to them, 'If any does will to be first, he shall be last of all, and minister of all.'
there is not here Jew or Greek, there is not here servant nor freeman, there is not here male and female, for all you are one in Christ Jesus;
and if you are of Christ then of Abraham you are seed, and according to promise -- heirs.
And Jesus having earnestly beheld, said to them, 'With men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.'
for walking in the flesh, not according to the flesh do we war,
all things prove; that which is good hold fast;
from all appearance of evil abstain you;
we not looking to the things seen, but to the things not seen; for the things seen are temporary, but the things not seen are age-during.
Jesus answered and said to him, 'Verily, verily, I say to you, If any one may not be born from above, he is not able to see the reign of God;'
O depth of riches, and wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable His judgments, and untraceable His ways!
and increase you in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ; to him is the glory both now, and to the day of the age! Amen.
that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of the glory, may give to you a spirit of wisdom and revelation in the recognition complete knowledge of him,
Let no one say, being tempted -- 'From God I am tempted,' for God is not tempted of evil, and Himself does tempt no one,