But if 1 that 2 slave should say to himself, 3 ‘My master is delayed 4 in returning,’ and he begins to beat 5 the other 6 slaves, both men and women, 7 and to eat, drink, and get drunk,
“He has blinded their eyes and hardened their heart, 1 so that they would not see with their eyes and understand with their heart, 2 and turn to me, 3 and I would heal them.” 4
“Peace I leave with you; 1 my peace I give to you; I do not give it 2 to you as the world does. 3 Do not let your hearts be distressed or lacking in courage. 4
So also you have sorrow 1 now, but I will see you again, and your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take your joy away from you. 2
The group of those who believed were of one heart and mind, 1 and no one said that any of his possessions was his own, but everything was held in common. 2
Before it was sold, 1 did it not 2 belong to you? And when it was sold, was the money 3 not at your disposal? How have you thought up this deed in your heart? 4 You have not lied to people 5 but to God!”
But what does it say? “The word is near you, in your mouth and in your heart” 1 (that is, the word of faith that we preach),
because if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord 1 and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.
As much as 1 she exalted herself and lived in sensual luxury, 2 to this extent give her torment and grief because she said to herself, 3 ‘I rule as queen and am no widow; I will never experience grief!’
I tell you the truth, 1 if someone says to this mountain, ‘Be lifted up and thrown into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart but believes that what he says will happen, it will be done for him.
For 1 it is right for me to think this about all of you, because I have you in my heart, 2 since both in my imprisonment 3 and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel all of you became partners in God’s grace 4 together with me.