The book of the generation of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham.
And Jacob begat Joseph the husband of Mary, of whom was born Jesus, who is called Christ.
So all the generations from Abraham to David [are] fourteen generations; and from David until the carrying away into Babylon [are] fourteen generations; and from the carrying away into Babylon unto Christ [are] fourteen generations.
Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost.
And when he had gathered all the chief priests and scribes of the people together, he demanded of them where Christ should be born.
Now when John had heard in the prison the works of Christ, he sent two of his disciples,
And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God.
Then charged he his disciples that they should tell no man that he was Jesus the Christ.
Saying, What think ye of Christ? whose son is he? They say unto him, [The son] of David.
But be not ye called Rabbi: for one is your Master, [even] Christ; and all ye are brethren.
Neither be ye called masters: for one is your Master, [even] Christ.
For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many.
Then if any man shall say unto you, Lo, here [is] Christ, or there; believe [it] not.
But Jesus held his peace. And the high priest answered and said unto him, I adjure thee by the living God, that thou tell us whether thou be the Christ, the Son of God.
Saying, Prophesy unto us, thou Christ, Who is he that smote thee?
Therefore when they were gathered together, Pilate said unto them, Whom will ye that I release unto you? Barabbas, or Jesus which is called Christ?
Pilate saith unto them, What shall I do then with Jesus which is called Christ? [They] all say unto him, Let him be crucified.
The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God;
And he saith unto them, But whom say ye that I am? And Peter answereth and saith unto him, Thou art the Christ.
For whosoever shall give you a cup of water to drink in my name, because ye belong to Christ, verily I say unto you, he shall not lose his reward.
And Jesus answered and said, while he taught in the temple, How say the scribes that Christ is the son of David?
For many shall come in my name, saying, I am [Christ]; and shall deceive many.
And then if any man shall say to you, Lo, here [is] Christ; or, lo, [he is] there; believe [him] not:
But he held his peace, and answered nothing. Again the high priest asked him, and said unto him, Art thou the Christ, the Son of the Blessed?
Let Christ the King of Israel descend now from the cross, that we may see and believe. And they that were crucified with him reviled him.
For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.
And it was revealed unto him by the Holy Ghost, that he should not see death, before he had seen the Lord's Christ.
And as the people were in expectation, and all men mused in their hearts of John, whether he were the Christ, or not;
And devils also came out of many, crying out, and saying, Thou art Christ the Son of God. And he rebuking [them] suffered them not to speak: for they knew that he was Christ.
He said unto them, But whom say ye that I am? Peter answering said, The Christ of God.
And he said unto them, How say they that Christ is David's son?
And he said, Take heed that ye be not deceived: for many shall come in my name, saying, I am [Christ]; and the time draweth near: go ye not therefore after them.
Art thou the Christ? tell us. And he said unto them, If I tell you, ye will not believe:
And they began to accuse him, saying, We found this [fellow] perverting the nation, and forbidding to give tribute to Caesar, saying that he himself is Christ a King.
And the people stood beholding. And the rulers also with them derided [him], saying, He saved others; let him save himself, if he be Christ, the chosen of God.
And one of the malefactors which were hanged railed on him, saying, If thou be Christ, save thyself and us.
Ought not Christ to have suffered these things, and to enter into his glory?
And said unto them, Thus it is written, and thus it behoved Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead the third day:
For the law was given by Moses, [but] grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.
And he confessed, and denied not; but confessed, I am not the Christ.
And they asked him, and said unto him, Why baptizest thou then, if thou be not that Christ, nor Elias, neither that prophet?
He first findeth his own brother Simon, and saith unto him, We have found the Messias, which is, being interpreted, the Christ.
Ye yourselves bear me witness, that I said, I am not the Christ, but that I am sent before him.
The woman saith unto him, I know that Messias cometh, which is called Christ: when he is come, he will tell us all things.
Come, see a man, which told me all things that ever I did: is not this the Christ?
And said unto the woman, Now we believe, not because of thy saying: for we have heard [him] ourselves, and know that this is indeed the Christ, the Saviour of the world.
And we believe and are sure that thou art that Christ, the Son of the living God.
But, lo, he speaketh boldly, and they say nothing unto him. Do the rulers know indeed that this is the very Christ?
Howbeit we know this man whence he is: but when Christ cometh, no man knoweth whence he is.
And many of the people believed on him, and said, When Christ cometh, will he do more miracles than these which this [man] hath done?
Others said, This is the Christ. But some said, Shall Christ come out of Galilee?
Hath not the scripture said, That Christ cometh of the seed of David, and out of the town of Bethlehem, where David was?
These [words] spake his parents, because they feared the Jews: for the Jews had agreed already, that if any man did confess that he was Christ, he should be put out of the synagogue.
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In Mark 12:30 Jesus said;
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And the second Mark 12:31 [is] like, [namely] this, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. There is none other commandment greater than these.
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The First Book of Adam and Eve. Books 1 begins immediately after the expulsion from the Garden of Eden. We learn about the fall but also of the promise to save Adam and his decendents. The story depicts mans struggle against evil, the devil and sin.
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