BCF Chapter 17
If they break my statutes, And keep not my commandments; Then will I visit their transgression with the rod, And their iniquity with stripes.
For I, Jehovah, change not; therefore ye, O sons of Jacob, are not consumed.
and I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, and no one shall snatch them out of my hand. My Father, who hath given them unto me, is greater than all; and no one is able to snatch them out of the Father’s hand.
But when we are judged, we are chastened of the Lord, that we may not be condemned with the world.
being confident of this very thing, that he who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Jesus Christ:
Howbeit the firm foundation of God standeth, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his: and, Let every one that nameth the name of the Lord depart from unrighteousness.
They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would have continued with us: but they went out, that they might be made manifest that they all are not of us.
and I will make an everlasting covenant with them, that I will not turn away from following them, to do them good; and I will put my fear in their hearts, that they may not depart from me.
Yet a little while, and the world beholdeth me no more; but ye behold me: because I live, ye shall live also.
Much more then, being now justified by his blood, shall we be saved from the wrath of God through him.
For if, while we were enemies, we were reconciled to God through the death of his Son, much more, being reconciled, shall we be saved by his life;
and whom he foreordained, them he also called: and whom he called, them he also justified: and whom he justified, them he also glorified.
for the children being not yet born, neither having done anything good or bad, that the purpose of God according to election might stand, not of works, but of him that calleth,
So then it is not of him that willeth, nor of him that runneth, but of God that hath mercy.
Wherein God, being minded to show more abundantly unto the heirs of the promise the immutability of his counsel, interposed with an oath; that by two immutable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we may have a strong encouragement, who have fled for refuge to lay hold of the hope set before us:
Whosoever is begotten of God doeth no sin, because his seed abideth in him: and he cannot sin, because he is begotten of God.
Howbeit, because by this deed thou hast given great occasion to the enemies of Jehovah to blaspheme, the child also that is born unto thee shall surely die.
When I kept silence, my bones wasted away Through my groaning all the day long. For day and night thy hand was heavy upon me: My moisture was changed as with the drought of summer. Selah
Create in me a clean heart, O God; And renew a right spirit within me.
Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation; And uphold me with a willing spirit.
Thou meetest him that rejoiceth and worketh righteousness, those that remember thee in thy ways: behold, thou wast wroth, and we sinned: in them have we been of long time; and shall we be saved?
Be not wroth very sore, O Jehovah, neither remember iniquity for ever: behold, look, we beseech thee, we are all thy people.
But he denied before them all, saying, I know not what thou sayest.
And again he denied with an oath, I know not the man.
Then began he to curse and to swear, I know not the man. And straightway the cock crew.
but I made supplication for thee, that thy faith fail not; and do thou, when once thou hast turned again, establish thy brethren.
And the Lord turned, and looked upon Peter. And Peter remembered the word of the Lord, how that he said unto him, Before the cock crow this day thou shalt deny me thrice. And he went out, and wept bitterly.
And grieve not the Holy Spirit of God, in whom ye were sealed unto the day of redemption.
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