For from him and through him and to him are all things. To him be glory forever. Amen.
And you, who were dead in your trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, God made alive together with him, having forgiven us all our trespasses. . .
And the angel of the LORD appeared to him and said to him, “The LORD is with you, O mighty man of valor.”
Behold, this is the day of which the LORD said to you, Behold; I am about to give your enemy into your hand, and you shall do to him as it seems good to you.
For the LORD sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the LORD looks on the heart.
In those days there was no king in Israel: every man did that which was right in his own eyes.