He came to what was his own, 1 but 2 his own people 3 did not receive him. 4
And how is it that each one of us hears them 1 in our own native language? 2
And Peter said, “Look, we have left everything we own 1 to follow you!” 2
(For Jesus himself had testified that a prophet has no honor in his own country.) 1
we said farewell 1 to one another. 2 Then 3 we went aboard the ship, and they returned to their own homes. 4
It is one and the same Spirit, distributing as he decides to each person, who produces all these things.
to aspire to lead a quiet life, to attend to your own business, and to work with your hands, as we commanded you.
The doorkeeper 1 opens the door 2 for him, 3 and the sheep hear his voice. He 4 calls his own sheep by name and leads them out. 5
When he has brought all his own sheep 1 out, he goes ahead of them, and the sheep follow him because they recognize 2 his voice.
He then said to his disciple, “Look, here is your mother!” From that very time 1 the disciple took her into his own home.
He told them, “You are not permitted to know 1 the times or periods that the Father has set by his own authority.
When this sound 1 occurred, a crowd gathered and was in confusion, 2 because each one heard them speaking in his own language.
For David, after he had served 1 God’s purpose in his own generation, died, 2 was buried with his ancestors, 3 and experienced 4 decay,
The hired hand, 1 who is not a shepherd and does not own sheep, sees the wolf coming and abandons 2 the sheep and runs away. 3 So the wolf attacks 4 the sheep and scatters them.
Look, a time 1 is coming – and has come – when you will be scattered, each one to his own home, 2 and I will be left alone. 3 Yet 4 I am not alone, because my Father 5 is with me.
When Peter saw this, he declared to the people, “Men of Israel, 1 why are you amazed at this? Why 2 do you stare at us as if we had made this man 3 walk by our own power or piety?
Some days later, when Felix 1 arrived with his wife Drusilla, 2 who was Jewish, he sent for Paul and heard him speak 3 about faith in Christ Jesus. 4
For if you were cut off from what is by nature a wild olive tree, and grafted, contrary to nature, into a cultivated olive tree, how much more will these natural branches be grafted back into their own olive tree?
But the man who is firm in his commitment, and is under no necessity but has control over his will, and has decided in his own mind to keep his own virgin, does well.