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. . .
Everyone serves the good wine first, and when people have drunk freely, then the poor wine. But you have kept the good wine until now.
For which is easier, to say, ‘Your sins are forgiven,’ or to say, ‘Rise and walk’?
Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.