But from the beginning of creation he 1 made them male and female. 2
like the accounts 1 passed on 2 to us by those who were eyewitnesses and servants of the word 3 from the beginning. 4
and you also will testify, because you have been with me from the beginning.
For 1 this is the gospel 2 message 3 that you have heard from the beginning: that we should love one another, 4
As for you, what you have heard from the beginning must remain 1 in you. If what you heard from the beginning remains in you, you also will remain in the Son and in the Father.
and you have been filled in him, who is the head over every ruler and authority.
He answered, “Have you not read that from the beginning the Creator made them male and female, 1
Jesus 1 said to them, “Moses permitted you to divorce your wives because of your hard hearts, 2 but from the beginning it was not this way.
For then there will be great suffering 1 unlike anything that has happened 2 from the beginning of the world until now, or ever will happen.
Now all the Jews know the way I lived 1 from my youth, spending my life from the beginning among my own people 2 and in Jerusalem. 3
far above every rule and authority and power and dominion and every name that is named, not only in this age but also in the one to come.
and saying, 1 “Where is his promised return? 2 For ever since 3 our ancestors 4 died, 5 all things have continued as they were 6 from the beginning of creation.”
But now 1 I ask you, lady (not as if I were 2 writing a new commandment 3 to you, but the one 4 we have had from the beginning), 5 that 6 we love one another.
For in those days there will be suffering 1 unlike anything that has happened 2 from the beginning of the creation that God created until now, or ever will happen.
But there are some of you who do not believe.” (For Jesus had already known from the beginning who those were who did not believe, and who it was who would betray him.) 1
But I have told you these things 1 so that when their time 2 comes, you will remember that I told you about them. 3 “I did not tell you these things from the beginning because I was with you. 4
But we ought to thank God always for you, brothers and sisters 1 loved by the Lord, because God chose you from the beginning 2 for salvation through sanctification by the Spirit and faith in the truth.
For though you should in fact be teachers by this time, 1 you need someone to teach you the beginning elements of God’s utterances. 2 You have gone back to needing 3 milk, not 4 solid food.
Therefore we must progress beyond 1 the elementary 2 instructions about Christ 3 and move on 4 to maturity, not laying this foundation again: repentance from dead works and faith in God,
This is what we proclaim to you: 1 what was from the beginning, 2 what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we have looked at and our hands have touched (concerning the word of life –