comment: Eternal life is promised to all who believe
+ comment: The Father gives and sends the Son to the work of the cross
- I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content. I know how to be brought low, and I know how to abound. In any and every circumstance, I have learned the secret of facing plenty and hunger, abundance and need. I can do all things through him who strengthens me.
+ I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content. I know
+ how to be brought low, and I know how to abound. In any and every
+ circumstance, I have learned the secret of facing plenty and
+ hunger, abundance and need. I can do all things through him who
comment: God's holiness means anger towards sinners.
ESV: God is a just judge, and God is angry with the wicked every day
+ comment: The supernatural, Spirit-empowered birth of God's Son announced to Mary
+ And the angel said to her, Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have
+ found favor with God. And behold, you will conceive in your womb
+ and bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus. He will be
+ great and will be called the Son of the Most High. And the Lord
+ God will give to him the throne of his father David, and he will
+ reign over the house of Jacob forever, and of his kingdom there
+ will be no end. And Mary said to the angel, How will this be,
+ since I am a virgin? And the angel answered her, The Holy Spirit
+ will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow
+ you; therefore the child to be born will be called holy—the Son of
+ Now after John was arrested, Jesus came into Galilee, proclaiming
+ the gospel of God, and saying, The time is fulfilled, and the
+ kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel.
+ comment: God's power being made perfect in weakness
+ But he said to me, My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is
+ made perfect in weakness. Therefore I will boast all the more
+ gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon
+ me. For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses,
+ insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities. For when I am
+ weak, then I am strong.