And [Jesus] said unto them, Can the children of the bridechamber mourn, as long as the bridegroom is with them? but the days will come, when the bridegroom shall be taken from them, and then shall they fast.
Then [Jesus] called his disciples unto him, and said, I have compassion on the multitude, because they continue with me now three days, and have nothing to eat: and I will not send them away fasting, lest they faint in the way.
From that time forth began [Jesus] to shew unto his disciples, how that he must go unto Jerusalem, and suffer many things of the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and be raised again the third day.
And [Jesus] said unto them, Because of your unbelief: for verily I say unto you, If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say unto this mountain, Remove hence to yonder place; and it shall remove; and nothing shall be impossible unto you.
He saith, Yes. And when he was come into the house, [Jesus] prevented him, saying, What thinkest thou, Simon? of whom do the kings of the earth take custom or tribute? of their own children, or of strangers?
And [Jesus] said unto them, Verily I say unto you, That ye which have followed me, in the regeneration when the Son of man shall sit in the throne of his glory, ye also shall sit upon twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
But [Jesus] answered and said, Ye know not what ye ask. Are ye able to drink of the cup that I shall drink of, and to be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with? They say unto him, We are able.
[Jesus] answered and said unto them, Verily I say unto you, If ye have faith, and doubt not, ye shall not only do this which is done to the fig tree, but also if ye shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; it shall be done.
Whether of them twain did the will of his father? They say unto him, The first. [Jesus] saith unto them, Verily I say unto you, That the publicans and the harlots go into the kingdom of God before you.
[Jesus] saith unto them, Did ye never read in the scriptures, The stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the head of the corner: this is the Lord's doing, and it is marvellous in our eyes?
But he went out, and began to publish it much, and to blaze abroad the matter, insomuch that [Jesus] could no more openly enter into the city, but was without in desert places: and they came to him from every quarter.
And forthwith [Jesus] gave them leave. And the unclean spirits went out, and entered into the swine: and the herd ran violently down a steep place into the sea, (they were about two thousand;) and were choked in the sea.
Then [Jesus] beholding him loved him, and said unto him, One thing thou lackest: go thy way, sell whatsoever thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, take up the cross, and follow me.
And [Jesus] answered and said, Verily I say unto you, There is no man that hath left house, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my sake, and the gospel's,
And they were in the way going up to Jerusalem; and [Jesus] went before them: and they were amazed; and as they followed, they were afraid. And he took again the twelve, and began to tell them what things should happen unto him,
And they come to Jerusalem: and [Jesus] went into the temple, and began to cast out them that sold and bought in the temple, and overthrew the tables of the moneychangers, and the seats of them that sold doves;
And when they could not find by what way they might bring him in because of the multitude, they went upon the housetop, and let him down through the tiling with his couch into the midst before [Jesus].
Then [Jesus] went with them. And when he was now not far from the house, the centurion sent friends to him, saying unto him, Lord, trouble not thyself: for I am not worthy that thou shouldest enter under my roof:
Then [Jesus] answering said unto them, Go your way, and tell John what things ye have seen and heard; how that the blind see, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, to the poor the gospel is preached.
Then they went out to see what was done; and came to [Jesus], and found the man, out of whom the devils were departed, sitting at the feet of Jesus, clothed, and in his right mind: and they were afraid.
And it came to pass, as they departed from him, Peter said unto [Jesus], Master, it is good for us to be here: and let us make three tabernacles; one for thee, and one for Moses, and one for Elias: not knowing what he said.
In that hour [Jesus] rejoiced in spirit, and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes: even so, Father; for so it seemed good in thy sight.
And the ruler of the synagogue answered with indignation, because that [Jesus] had healed on the sabbath day, and said unto the people, There are six days in which men ought to work: in them therefore come and be healed, and not on the sabbath day.
Then answered [Jesus] and said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, The Son can do nothing of himself, but what he seeth the Father do: for what things soever he doeth, these also doeth the Son likewise.
The day following, when the people which stood on the other side of the sea saw that there was none other boat there, save that one whereinto his disciples were entered, and that [Jesus] went not with his disciples into the boat, but that his disciples were gone away alone;
Now before the feast of the passover, when [Jesus] knew that his hour was come that he should depart out of this world unto the Father, having loved his own which were in the world, he loved them unto the end.
Now [Jesus] knew that they were desirous to ask him, and said unto them, Do ye enquire among yourselves of that I said, A little while, and ye shall not see me: and again, a little while, and ye shall see me?
Pilate therefore said unto him, Art thou a king then? [Jesus] answered, Thou sayest that I am a king. To this end was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. Every one that is of the truth heareth my voice.
And after this Joseph of Arimathaea, being a disciple of [Jesus], but secretly for fear of the Jews, besought Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus: and Pilate gave him leave. He came therefore, and took the body of Jesus.
Then she runneth, and cometh to Simon Peter, and to the other disciple, whom [Jesus] loved, and saith unto them, They have taken away the LORD out of the sepulchre, and we know not where they have laid him.
[Jesus] saith unto her, Woman, why weepest thou? whom seekest thou? She, supposing him to be the gardener, saith unto him, Sir, if thou have borne him hence, tell me where thou hast laid him, and I will take him away.
Then the same day at evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were assembled for fear of the Jews, came [Jesus] and stood in the midst, and saith unto them, Peace be unto you.
Therefore that disciple whom [Jesus] loved saith unto Peter, It is the Lord. Now when Simon Peter heard that it was the Lord, he girt his fisher's coat unto him, (for he was naked,) and did cast himself into the sea.
So when they had dined, [Jesus] saith to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me more than these? He saith unto him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that I love thee. He saith unto him, Feed my lambs.
He saith unto him the third time, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me? Peter was grieved because he said unto him the third time, Lovest thou me? And he said unto him, Lord, thou knowest all things; thou knowest that I love thee. [Jesus] saith unto him, Feed my sheep.
The God of Abraham, and of Isaac, and of Jacob, the God of our fathers, hath glorified his Son [Jesus]; whom ye delivered up, and denied him in the presence of Pilate, when he was determined to let him go.
Be it known unto you all, and to all the people of Israel, that by the name of [Jesus] Christ of Nazareth, whom ye crucified, whom God raised from the dead, even by him doth this man stand here before you whole.
And Ananias went his way, and entered into the house; and putting his hands on him said, Brother Saul, the Lord, even [Jesus], that appeared unto thee in the way as thou camest, hath sent me, that thou mightest receive thy sight, and be filled with the Holy Ghost.
But Barnabas took him, and brought him to the apostles, and declared unto them how he had seen the Lord in the way, and that he had spoken to him, and how he had preached boldly at Damascus in the name of [Jesus].
Then certain philosophers of the Epicureans, and of the Stoicks, encountered him. And some said, What will this babbler say? other some, He seemeth to be a setter forth of strange gods: because he preached unto them [Jesus], and the resurrection.
But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord [Jesus], to testify the gospel of the grace of God.
And when they had appointed him a day, there came many to him into his lodging; to whom he expounded and testified the kingdom of God, persuading them concerning [Jesus], both out of the law of Moses, and out of the prophets, from morning till evening.
But not as the offence, so also is the free gift. For 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.
Unto the church of God which is at Corinth, to them that are sanctified in Christ [Jesus], called to be saints, with all that in every place call upon the name of Jesus Christ our Lord, both their's and our's:
Now I beseech you, brethren, by the name of our Lord [Jesus] Christ, that ye all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you; but that ye be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same judgment.
For if he that cometh preacheth another [Jesus], whom we have not preached, or if ye receive another spirit, which ye have not received, or another gospel, which ye have not accepted, ye might well bear with him.
Knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law, but by the faith of [Jesus] Christ, even we have believed in Jesus Christ, that we might be justified by the faith of Christ, and not by the works of the law: for by the works of the law shall no flesh be justified.
Yea doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ [Jesus] my Lord: for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and do count them but dung, that I may win Christ,
Paul, and Silvanus, and Timotheus, unto the church of the Thessalonians which is in God the Father and in the Lord [Jesus] Christ: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ.
If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God; if any man minister, let him do it as of the ability which God giveth: that God in all things may be glorified through [Jesus] Christ, to whom be praise and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.
For if after they have escaped the pollutions of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Saviour [Jesus] Christ, they are again entangled therein, and overcome, the latter end is worse with them than the beginning.
And every spirit that confesseth not that [Jesus] Christ is come in the flesh is not of God: and this is that spirit of antichrist, whereof ye have heard that it should come; and even now already is it in the world.
And we know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, even in his Son [Jesus] Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.
For there are certain men crept in unawares, who were before of old ordained to this condemnation, ungodly men, turning the grace of our God into lasciviousness, and denying the only Lord God, and our Lord [Jesus] Christ.
And from [Jesus] Christ, who is the faithful witness, and the first begotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. Unto him that loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood,
I John, who also am your brother, and companion in tribulation, and in the kingdom and patience of [Jesus] Christ, was in the isle that is called Patmos, for the word of God, and for the testimony of Jesus Christ.
And I fell at his feet to worship him. And he said unto me, See thou do it not: I am thy fellowservant, and of thy brethren that have the testimony of [Jesus]: worship God: for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.
And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them: and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of [Jesus], and for the word of God, and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither had received his mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years.