Who is like the wise? Who knows the explanation of things?
This is a profound mystery—but I am talking about Christ and the church.
You must be blameless before the Lord your God. … Blessed are those whose ways are blameless, who walk according to the law of the Lord.
Oh, that you would rend the heavens and come down. … As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, my God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When can I go and meet with God? … I thirst for you, my whole being longs for you. … My soul yearns, even faints, for the courts of the Lord; my heart and
The mighty one. … The One he loves. … Overseer of your souls.
Heir of all things. … Our great high priest. … A priest forever, in the order of Melchizedek.
God exalted him to the highest place and gave him the name that is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue acknowledge that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.
You are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins. … They will call him Immanuel—which means, “God with us.”
Do not be proud, but be willing to associate with people of low position. Do not be conceited.
My dear children, I write this to you so that you will not sin. But if anybody does sin, we have an advocate with the Father—Jesus Christ, the Righteous One. He is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not only for ours but also for the sins of the whole world.