A song of ascents,
They will talk about the fame of your great kindness,
Because I give
It is dangerous
But there will be delight
I have concluded
I first decreed to Zion, ‘Look, here’s what will happen!’
Your misdeeds have stopped these things from coming.
As to my case, I am in your power.
How much more valuable is a person than a sheep! So it is lawful to do good on the Sabbath.”
And we proclaim to you the good news about the promise to our ancestors,
For it seemed best to the Holy Spirit and to us
So, I find the law that when I want to do good, evil is present with me.
Now with regard to the issues you wrote about: “It is good for a man not to have sexual relations with a woman.”
Because of the impending crisis I think it best for you to remain as you are.
for the one bringing forth in you both the desire and the effort – for the sake of his good pleasure – is God.
I have competed well;
Remind them to be subject to rulers and
And let us take thought of how to spur one another on to love and good works,
Did that which is good, then, become death to me? Absolutely not! But sin, so that it would be shown to be sin, produced death in me through what is good, so that through the commandment sin would become utterly sinful.