The curtain will separate the Holy Place from the Most Holy Place. … The curtain of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom.
Though we live in the world, we do not wage war as the world does. The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. … We were in slavery under the elemental spiritual forces of the world.
He was in the world, and though the world was made through him, the world did not recognize him. … The world cannot accept him, because it neither sees him nor knows him. But you know him, for he lives with you and will be in you.
If anyone loves the world, love for the Father is not in them. For everything in the world—the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life—comes not from the Father but from the world. The world and its desires pass away, but whoever does the will of God lives forever.
Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world. … Stop judging by mere appearances, but instead judge correctly.
This is a profound mystery—but I am talking about Christ and the church.
We declare God’s wisdom, a mystery that has been hidden and that God destined for our glory before time began.
Oh, how I wish that God would speak, that he would open his lips against you and disclose to you the secrets of wisdom. … A word was secretly brought to me, my ears caught a whisper of it. … His wisdom is profound, his power is vast. … I will give you hidden treasures, riches stored in secret places, so that you may know that I am 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
Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize?