Psalm 45:6; John 1:1; John 17:5; Acts 5:3–4; Romans 9:5; Colossians 2:9; Jude 24–25

fYour throne, O God, is forever and ever.

The gscepter of your kingdom is a scepter of uprightness;


The Word Became Flesh

aIn the beginning was bthe Word, and cthe Word was with God, and dthe Word was God.


And now, Father, aglorify me in your own presence with the glory bthat I had with you cbefore the world existed.


But Peter said, Ananias, why has xSatan filled your heart to lie yto the Holy Spirit and zto keep back for yourself part of the proceeds of the land? While it remained unsold, did it not remain your own? And after it was sold, was it not at your disposal? Why is it that you have contrived this deed in your heart? You have not lied to man but ato God.


To them belong lthe patriarchs, and from their race, according to the flesh, is the Christ, mwho is God over all, nblessed forever. Amen.


For rin him the whole fullness of deity dwells sbodily,


Doxology

24 eNow to him who is able fto keep you from stumbling and gto present you hblameless before the presence of his glory with great joy, 25 to ithe only God, our Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord, jbe glory, majesty, dominion, and authority, before all time1 and now and forever. Amen.