And he sat down, called the twelve, and said to them, »If anyone desires to be first, he must be last of all and servant of all.«
There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus.
And if you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham's offspring, heirs according to promise.
But Jesus looked at them and said to them, »With men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.«
For though we live in the flesh, we do not wage war as the flesh does.
But test everything; hold fast to what is good.
Abstain from every form of evil.
while we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are unseen; for the things which are seen are temporary, but the things which are unseen are eternal.
Jesus answered him, »Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.«
Oh, the depth of the riches and of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are his judgments and his ways past finding out!
But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be the glory both now and to the day of eternity. Amen.
that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you a spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of him.
Let no one say when he is tempted, »I am being tempted by God«; for God cannot be tempted by evil, and he himself does not tempt anyone.