Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
I have promised to rescue you from your oppression in Egypt. I will lead you to a land flowing with milk and honey. . .
The sunrise shall visit us from on high to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.
. . . but his mother answered, “No; he shall be called John.”
The Spirit of truth who goes out from the Father-He will testify about me.
For nothing will be impossible with God.” And Mary said, “Behold, I am the servant of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word
Jesus said “I tell you, among those born of women none is greater than John.”
It seemed good to me also, having followed all things closely for some time past, to write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus, that you may have certainty concerning the things you have been taught.
But when Christ appeared as a high priest of the good things that have come, then through the greater and more perfect tent (not made with hands, that is, not of this creation) He entered once for all into the holy places, not by means of the blood of goats and calves but by means of His own blood, thus securing an eternal redemption
“I will have mercy on whom I have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion.” So then it depends not on human will or exertion, but on God, who has mercy.