Rejoice always, pray constantly, give thanks in everything; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.
For the Lord himself will descend from heaven with a shout, and with the trumpet of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first.
I encourage you to seek to lead a quiet life, to mind your own business, and to work with your own hands.
We encouraged, comforted, and implored each one of you to live worthy of God.
We recall your work produced by faith, your labor motivated by love, and your endurance inspired by hope.
Jesus answered. “This came about so that God’s works might be displayed"
Jesus said to them, “Truly I tell you, before Abraham was, I am.”
“If you continue in my word, you really are my disciples. You will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”
“I am the light of the world. Anyone who follows me will never walk in the darkness but will have the light of life.”
Those who believed in Jesus were going to receive the Spirit, for the Spirit had not yet been given because Jesus had not yet been glorified.