When the men of Ai looked behind them, they saw, and behold, the smoke of the city ascended up to heaven, and they had no power to flee this way or that way. The people who fled to the wilderness turned back on the pursuers.
How has the Lord covered the daughter of Zion with a cloud in his anger! He has cast down from heaven to the earth the beauty of Israel, And hasn't remembered his footstool in the day of his anger.
Let us lift up our heart with our hands to God in the heavens.
Until the LORD look down, and see from heaven.
You will pursue them in anger, and destroy them from under the heavens of the LORD.
Suddenly, there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly army praising God, and saying,
Rejoice in that day, and leap for joy, for behold, your reward is great in heaven, for their fathers did the same thing to the prophets.
You, Capernaum, who are exalted to heaven, will be brought down to Hades.
He said to them, "I saw Satan having fallen like lightning from heaven.
Nevertheless, don't rejoice in this, that the spirits are subject to you, but rejoice that your names are written in heaven."
In that same hour Jesus rejoiced in the Holy Spirit, and said, "I thank you, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you have hidden these things from the wise and understanding, and revealed them to little children. Yes, Father, for so it was well-pleasing in your sight."
He said to them, "When you pray, say, 'Our Father in heaven, may your name be kept holy. May your Kingdom come. May your will be done on Earth, as it is in heaven.
If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him?"
Others, testing him, sought from him a sign from heaven.
Sell that which you have, and give gifts to the needy. Make for yourselves purses which don't grow old, a treasure in the heavens that doesn't fail, where no thief approaches, neither moth destroys.
I tell you that even so there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents, than over ninety-nine righteous people who need no repentance.
I will get up and go to my father, and will tell him, "Father, I have sinned against heaven, and in your sight.
The son said to him, 'Father, I have sinned against heaven, and in your sight. I am no longer worthy to be called your son.'
But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away, than for one tiny stroke of a pen in the law to fall.
But the tax collector, standing far away, wouldn't even lift up his eyes to heaven, but beat his breast, saying, 'God, be merciful to me, a sinner!'
When Jesus heard these things, he said to him, "You still lack one thing. Sell all that you have, and distribute it to the poor. You will have treasure in heaven. Come, follow me."
saying, "Blessed is the King who comes in the name of the Lord! Peace in heaven, and glory in the highest!"
the baptism of John, was it from heaven, or from men?"
They reasoned with themselves, saying, "If we say, 'From heaven,' he will say, 'Why didn't you believe him?'
There will be great earthquakes, famines, and plagues in various places. There will be terrors and great signs from heaven.
men fainting for fear, and for expectation of the things which are coming on the world: for the powers of the heavens will be shaken.
Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will by no means pass away.
An angel from heaven appeared to him, strengthening him.
It happened, while he blessed them, that he withdrew from them, and was carried up into heaven.
Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house, and test me now in this," says the LORD of Armies, "if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough for.
Immediately coming up from the water, he saw the heavens parting, and the Spirit descending on him like a dove.
He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to heaven, he blessed and broke the loaves, and he gave to his disciples to set before them, and he divided the two fish among them all.
Looking up to heaven, he sighed, and said to him, "Ephphatha!" that is, "Be opened!"
The Pharisees came out and began to question him, seeking from him a sign from heaven, and testing him.
Jesus looking at him loved him, and said to him, "One thing you lack. Go, sell whatever you have, and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me, taking up the cross."
Whenever you stand praying, forgive, if you have anything against anyone; so that your Father, who is in heaven, may also forgive you your transgressions.
But if you do not forgive, neither will your Father in heaven forgive your transgressions."
The baptism of John--was it from heaven, or from men? Answer me."
They reasoned with themselves, saying, "If we should say, 'From heaven;' he will say, 'Why then did you not believe him?'
For when they will rise from the dead, they neither marry, nor are given in marriage, but are like angels in heaven.
the stars will be falling from the sky, and the powers that are in the heavens will be shaken.
Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away.
But of that day or that hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.
So then the Lord, after he had spoken to them, was received up into heaven, and sat down at the right hand of God.
"Repent, for the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!"
Jesus, when he was baptized, went up directly from the water: and behold, the heavens were opened to him. He saw the Spirit of God descending as a dove, and coming on him.
Behold, a voice out of the heavens said, "This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased."
From that time, Jesus began to preach, and to say, "Repent! For the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand."
"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.
Blessed are those who have been persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.
Rejoice, and be exceedingly glad, for great is your reward in heaven. For that is how they persecuted the prophets who were before you.
Even so, let your light shine before men; that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.
For most certainly, I tell you, until heaven and earth pass away, not even one smallest letter or one tiny pen stroke shall in any way pass away from the law, until all things are accomplished.
Whoever, therefore, shall break one of these least commandments, and teach others to do so, shall be called least in the Kingdom of Heaven; but whoever shall do and teach them shall be called great in the Kingdom of Heaven.
For I tell you that unless your righteousness exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees, there is no way you will enter into the Kingdom of Heaven.
but I tell you, don't swear at all: neither by heaven, for it is the throne of God;
that you may be children of your Father who is in heaven. For he makes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the just and the unjust.
Therefore you shall be perfect, just as your Father in heaven is perfect.
"Be careful that you don't do your charitable giving before men, to be seen by them, or else you have no reward from your Father who is in heaven.
Pray like this: 'Our Father in heaven, may your name be kept holy.
Let your Kingdom come. Let your will be done, as in heaven, so on earth.
"For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.
but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust consume, and where thieves don't break through and steal;
See the birds of the sky, that they don't sow, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns. Your heavenly Father feeds them. Aren't you of much more value than they?
For the Gentiles seek after all these things; for your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things.
If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask him!
Not everyone who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter into the Kingdom of Heaven; but he who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.
I tell you that many will come from the east and the west, and will sit down with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob in the Kingdom of Heaven,
As you go, preach, saying, 'The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!'
Everyone therefore who confesses me before men, him I will also confess before my Father who is in heaven.
But whoever denies me before men, him I will also deny before my Father who is in heaven.
Most certainly I tell you, among those who are born of women there has not arisen anyone greater than John the Baptizer; yet he who is least in the Kingdom of Heaven is greater than he.
From the days of John the Baptizer until now, the Kingdom of Heaven suffers violence, and the violent take it by force.
You, Capernaum, who are exalted to heaven, you will go down to Hades. For if the mighty works had been done in Sodom which were done in you, it would have remained until this day.
At that time, Jesus answered, "I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you hid these things from the wise and understanding, and revealed them to infants.
For whoever does the will of my Father who is in heaven, he is my brother, and sister, and mother."
He answered them, "To you it is given to know the mysteries of the Kingdom of Heaven, but it is not given to them.
He set another parable before them, saying, "The Kingdom of Heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in his field,
He set another parable before them, saying, "The Kingdom of Heaven is like a grain of mustard seed, which a man took, and sowed in his field;
He spoke another parable to them. "The Kingdom of Heaven is like yeast, which a woman took, and hid in three measures of meal, until it was all leavened."
"Again, the Kingdom of Heaven is like a treasure hidden in the field, which a man found, and hid. In his joy, he goes and sells all that he has, and buys that field.
"Again, the Kingdom of Heaven is like a man who is a merchant seeking fine pearls,
"Again, the Kingdom of Heaven is like a dragnet, that was cast into the sea, and gathered some fish of every kind,
He said to them, "Therefore, every scribe who has been made a disciple in the Kingdom of Heaven is like a man who is a householder, who brings out of his treasure new and old things."
He commanded the multitudes to sit down on the grass; and he took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to heaven, he blessed, broke and gave the loaves to the disciples, and the disciples gave to the multitudes.
But he answered, "Every plant which my heavenly Father didn't plant will be uprooted.
The Pharisees and Sadducees came, and testing him, asked him to show them a sign from heaven.
Jesus answered him, "Blessed are you, Simon Bar Jonah, for flesh and blood has not revealed this to you, but my Father who is in heaven.
I will give to you the keys of the Kingdom of Heaven, and whatever you bind on earth will have been bound in heaven; and whatever you release on earth will have been released in heaven."
In that hour the disciples came to Jesus, saying, "Who then is greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven?"
and said, "Most certainly I tell you, unless you turn, and become as little children, you will in no way enter into the Kingdom of Heaven.
Whoever therefore humbles himself as this little child, the same is the greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven.
See that you don't despise one of these little ones, for I tell you that in heaven their angels always see the face of my Father who is in heaven.
Even so it is not the will of your Father who is in heaven that one of these little ones should perish.
Most certainly I tell you, whatever things you bind on earth will have been bound in heaven, and whatever things you release on earth will have been released in heaven.
Again, assuredly I tell you, that if two of you will agree on earth concerning anything that they will ask, it will be done for them by my Father who is in heaven.
Therefore the Kingdom of Heaven is like a certain king, who wanted to reconcile accounts with his servants.
So my heavenly Father will also do to you, if you don't each forgive your brother from your hearts for his misdeeds."
For there are eunuchs who were born that way from their mother's womb, and there are eunuchs who were made eunuchs by men; and there are eunuchs who made themselves eunuchs for the Kingdom of Heaven's sake. He who is able to receive it, let him receive it."
But Jesus said, "Allow the little children, and don't forbid them to come to me; for the Kingdom of Heaven belongs to ones like these."
Jesus said to him, "If you want to be perfect, go, sell what you have, and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me."
Jesus said to his disciples, "Most certainly I say to you, a rich man will enter into the Kingdom of Heaven with difficulty.
"For the Kingdom of Heaven is like a man who was the master of a household, who went out early in the morning to hire laborers for his vineyard.
The baptism of John, where was it from? From heaven or from men?" They reasoned with themselves, saying, "If we say, 'From heaven,' he will ask us, 'Why then did you not believe him?'
"The Kingdom of Heaven is like a certain king, who made a marriage feast for his son,
For in the resurrection they neither marry, nor are given in marriage, but are like God's angels in heaven.
Call no man on the earth your father, for one is your Father, he who is in heaven.
"But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! Because you shut up the Kingdom of Heaven against men; for you don't enter in yourselves, neither do you allow those who are entering in to enter.
He who swears by heaven, swears by the throne of God, and by him who sits on it.
But immediately after the oppression of those days, the sun will be darkened, the moon will not give its light, the stars will fall from the sky, and the powers of the heavens will be shaken;
Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away.
But no one knows of that day and hour, not even the angels of heaven, but my Father only.
"Then the Kingdom of Heaven will be like ten virgins, who took their lamps, and went out to meet the bridegroom.
Jesus came to them and spoke to them, saying, "All authority has been given to me in heaven and on earth.
It happened, when I heard these words, that I sat down and wept, and mourned certain days; and I fasted and prayed before the God of heaven,
and said, "I beg you, the LORD, the God of heaven, the great and awesome God, who keeps covenant and loving kindness with those who love him and keep his commandments:
but if you return to me, and keep my commandments and do them, though your outcasts were in the uttermost part of the heavens, yet will I gather them from there, and will bring them to the place that I have chosen, to cause my name to dwell there.'
Then the king said to me, "For what do you make request?" So I prayed to the God of heaven.
Then answered I them, and said to them, "The God of heaven will prosper us. Therefore we, his servants, will arise and build; but you have no portion, nor right, nor memorial, in Jerusalem."
You are the LORD, even you alone. You have made heaven, the heaven of heavens, with all their army, the earth and all things that are on it, the seas and all that is in them, and you preserve them all. The army of heaven worships you.
"You came down also on Mount Sinai, and spoke with them from heaven, and gave them right ordinances and true laws, good statutes and commandments,
Therefore you delivered them into the hand of their adversaries, who distressed them. In the time of their trouble, when they cried to you, you heard from heaven; and according to your manifold mercies you gave them saviors who saved them out of the hand of their adversaries.
But after they had rest, they did evil again before you; therefore left you them in the hand of their enemies, so that they had the dominion over them; yet when they returned, and cried to you, you heard from heaven; and many times you delivered them according to your mercies,
that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of those in heaven, those on earth, and those under the earth,
For our citizenship is in heaven, from where we also wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ;
By wisdom the LORD founded the earth. By understanding, he established the heavens.
When he established the heavens, I was there; when he set a circle on the surface of the deep,
As the heavens for height, and the earth for depth, so the hearts of kings are unsearchable.
Who has ascended up into heaven, and descended? Who has gathered the wind in his fists? Who has bound the waters in his garment? Who has established all the ends of the earth? What is his name, and what is his son's name, if you know?
He who sits in the heavens will laugh. The Lord will have them in derision.
the LORD, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth, who has set your glory above the heavens!
When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have ordained;
the LORD is in his holy temple. the LORD is on his throne in heaven. His eyes observe. His eyes examine the children of men.
the LORD looked down from heaven on the children of men, to see if there were any who did understand, who did seek after God.
He bowed the heavens also, and came down. Thick darkness was under his feet.
The heavens declare the glory of God. The expanse shows his handiwork.
His going forth is from the end of the heavens, his circuit to its ends; There is nothing hidden from its heat.
Now I know that the LORD saves his anointed. He will answer him from his holy heaven, with the saving strength of his right hand.
By the LORD's word, the heavens were made; all their army by the breath of his mouth.
the LORD looks from heaven. He sees all the sons of men.
Your loving kindness, the LORD, is in the heavens. Your faithfulness reaches to the skies.
He calls to the heavens above, to the earth, that he may judge his people:
The heavens shall declare his righteousness, for God himself is judge. Selah.
God looks down from heaven on the children of men, to see if there are any who understood, who seek after God.
He will send from heaven, and save me, he rebukes the one who is pursuing me. Selah. God will send out his loving kindness and his truth.
Be exalted, God, above the heavens! Let your glory be above all the earth!
For your great loving kindness reaches to the heavens, and your truth to the skies.
Be exalted, God, above the heavens. Let your glory be over all the earth. For the Chief Musician. To the tune of "Do Not Destroy." A poem by David.
To him who rides on the heaven of heavens, which are of old; behold, he utters his voice, a mighty voice.
Let heaven and earth praise him; the seas, and everything that moves therein!
Your righteousness also, God, reaches to the heavens; you have done great things. God, who is like you?
They have set their mouth in the heavens. Their tongue walks through the earth.
Who do I have in heaven? There is no one on earth who I desire besides you.
You pronounced judgment from heaven. The earth feared, and was silent,
Yet he commanded the skies above, and opened the doors of heaven.
Turn again, we beg you, God of Armies. Look down from heaven, and see, and visit this vine,
Truth springs out of the earth. Righteousness has looked down from heaven.
I indeed declare, "Love stands firm forever. You established the heavens. Your faithfulness is in them."
The heavens will praise your wonders, the LORD; your faithfulness also in the assembly of the holy ones.
For who in the skies can be compared to the LORD? Who among the sons of the heavenly beings is like the LORD,
The heavens are yours. The earth also is yours; the world and its fullness. You have founded them.
I will also make his seed endure forever, and his throne as the days of heaven.
For all the gods of the peoples are idols, but the LORD made the heavens.
Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice. Let the sea roar, and its fullness!
The heavens declare his righteousness. All the peoples have seen his glory.
For he has looked down from the height of his sanctuary. From heaven, the LORD saw the earth;
Of old, you laid the foundation of the earth. The heavens are the work of your hands.
For as the heavens are high above the earth, so great is his loving kindness toward those who fear him.
the LORD has established his throne in the heavens. His kingdom rules over all.
He covers himself with light as with a garment. He stretches out the heavens like a curtain.
For your loving kindness is great above the heavens. Your faithfulness reaches to the skies.
Be exalted, God, above the heavens! Let your glory be over all the earth.
the LORD is high above all nations, his glory above the heavens.
Who stoops down to see in heaven and in the earth?
But our God is in the heavens. He does whatever he pleases.
Blessed are you by the LORD, who made heaven and earth.
The heavens are the heavens of the LORD; but the earth has he given to the children of men.
the LORD, your word is settled in heaven forever.
My help comes from the LORD, who made heaven and earth.
To you I do lift up my eyes, you who sit in the heavens.
Our help is in the name of the LORD, who made heaven and earth. A Song of Ascents.
May the LORD bless you from Zion; even he who made heaven and earth.
Whatever the LORD pleased, that he has done, in heaven and in earth, in the seas and in all deeps;
To him who by understanding made the heavens; for his loving kindness endures forever:
Oh give thanks to the God of heaven; for his loving kindness endures forever.
If I ascend up into heaven, you are there. If I make my bed in Sheol, behold, you are there!
Part your heavens, the LORD, and come down. Touch the mountains, and they will smoke.
who made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them; who keeps truth forever;
Praise Yah! Praise the LORD from the heavens! Praise him in the heights!
Praise him, you heavens of heavens, You waters that are above the heavens.
let them praise the name of the LORD, for his name alone is exalted. His glory is above the earth and the heavens.
Praise Yah! Praise God in his sanctuary! Praise him in his heavens for his acts of power!
He who overcomes, I will make him a pillar in the temple of my God, and he will go out from there no more. I will write on him the name of my God, and the name of the city of my God, the new Jerusalem, which comes down out of heaven from my God, and my own new name.
After these things I looked and saw a door opened in heaven, and the first voice that I heard, like a trumpet speaking with me, was one saying, "Come up here, and I will show you the things which must happen after this."
Immediately I was in the Spirit. Behold, there was a throne set in heaven, and one sitting on the throne
No one in heaven above, or on the earth, or under the earth, was able to open the book, or to look in it.
I heard every created thing which is in heaven, on the earth, under the earth, on the sea, and everything in them, saying, "To him who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb be the blessing, the honor, the glory, and the dominion, forever and ever! Amen!"
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