14 i“Glory to God jin the highest,
jand on earth kpeace lamong those with whom he is pleased!”
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In that same hour he rejoiced in the Holy Spirit and said, “I thank you, 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 such was your gracious will.
Your kingdom come,
your will be done,
on earth as it is in heaven.
And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.
I glorified you on earth, having accomplished the work that you gave me to do.
“‘Heaven is my throne,
and the earth is my footstool.
What kind of house will you build for me, says the Lord,
or what is the place of my rest?
from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named,
For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him.
and through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether on earth or in heaven, making peace by the blood of his cross.
And I heard every creature in heaven and on earth and under the earth and in the sea, and all that is in them, saying,
“To him who sits on the throne and to the Lamb
be blessing and honor and glory and might forever and ever!”
to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death,
to guide our feet into the way of peace.”
Steadfast love and faithfulness meet;
righteousness and peace kiss each other.
For to us a child is born,
to us a son is given;
and the government shall be upon his shoulder,
and his name shall be called
Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God,
Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.
Of the increase of his government and of peace
there will be no end,
on the throne of David and over his kingdom,
to establish it and to uphold it
with justice and with righteousness
from this time forth and forevermore.
The zeal of the LORD of hosts will do this.
The latter glory of this house shall be greater than the former, says the LORD of hosts. And in this place I will give peace, declares the LORD of hosts.’”
As for the word that he sent to Israel, preaching good news of peace through Jesus Christ (he is Lord of all),
Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.
For he himself is our peace, who has made us both one and has broken down in his flesh the dividing wall of hostility
And he came and preached peace to you who were far off and peace to those who were near.
and the Holy Spirit descended on him in bodily form, like a dove; and a voice came from heaven, “You are my beloved Son; with you I am well pleased.”
“Fear not, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.
he predestined us for adoption to himself as sons through Jesus Christ, according to the purpose of his will,
making known to us the mystery of his will, according to his purpose, which he set forth in Christ
for it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure.
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