For while we were still helpless, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly.
For one will hardly die for a righteous man; though perhaps for the good man someone would dare even to die.
But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
and He Himself bore our sins in His body on the cross, so that we might die to sin and live to righteousness; for by His wounds you were healed.
And He was saying to [them] all, "If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross daily and follow Me.
"For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake, he is the one who will save it.
for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,
being justified as a gift by His grace through the redemption which is in Christ Jesus;
Trust in the LORD with all your heart And do not lean on your own understanding.
For because of this you also pay taxes, for [rulers] are servants of God, devoting themselves to this very thing.
Render to all what is due them: tax to whom tax [is due]; custom to whom custom; fear to whom fear; honor to whom honor.
Owe nothing to anyone except to love one another; for he who loves his neighbor has fulfilled [the] law.
For the word of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.
that if you confess with your mouth Jesus [as] Lord, and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved;
for with the heart a person believes, resulting in righteousness, and with the mouth he confesses, resulting in salvation.
But now Christ has been raised from the dead, the first fruits of those who are asleep.
For since by a man [came] death, by a man also [came] the resurrection of the dead.
For as in Adam all die, so also in Christ all will be made alive.
"O DEATH, WHERE IS YOUR VICTORY? O DEATH, WHERE IS YOUR STING?"
The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law;
but thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.
and I give eternal life to them, and they will never perish; and no one will snatch them out of My hand.
"My Father, who has given [them] to Me, is greater than all; and no one is able to snatch [them] out of the Father's hand.
"I and the Father are one."
For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen, being understood through what has been made, so that they are without excuse.
For it is written, "AS I LIVE, SAYS THE LORD, EVERY KNEE SHALL BOW TO ME, AND EVERY TONGUE SHALL GIVE PRAISE TO GOD."
knowing that you were not redeemed with perishable things like silver or gold from your futile way of life inherited from your forefathers,
but with precious blood, as of a lamb unblemished and spotless, [the blood] of Christ.
to whom God willed to make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.
We proclaim Him, admonishing every man and teaching every man with all wisdom, so that we may present every man complete in Christ.
Therefore He is able also to save forever those who draw near to God through Him, since He always lives to make intercession for them.
"For the Son of Man has come to seek and to save that which was lost."
'You will seek Me and find [Me] when you search for Me with all your heart.
"As for me, I know that my Redeemer lives, And at the last He will take His stand on the earth.