And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb [is] the light thereof.
And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that in all [things] he might have the preeminence.
Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated [us] into the kingdom of his dear Son:
This is a great mystery: but I speak concerning Christ and the church.
For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh.
For we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones.
For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church:
So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife loveth himself.
That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish.
That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word,
Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;
Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ, so [let] the wives [be] to their own husbands in every thing.
For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the saviour of the body.
But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, [even] Christ:
In whom ye also are builded together for an habitation of God through the Spirit.
And ye are complete in him, which is the head of all principality and power:
And not holding the Head, from which all the body by joints and bands having nourishment ministered, and knit together, increaseth with the increase of God.
Where there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcision nor uncircumcision, Barbarian, Scythian, bond [nor] free: but Christ [is] all, and in all.
And I saw no temple therein: for the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are the temple of it.
And I beheld, and, lo, in the midst of the throne and of the four beasts, and in the midst of the elders, stood a Lamb as it had been slain, having seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God sent forth into all the earth.
And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write; These things saith he that is holy, he that is true, he that hath the key of David, he that openeth, and no man shutteth; and shutteth, and no man openeth;
And unto the angel of the church in Sardis write; These things saith he that hath the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars; I know thy works, that thou hast a name that thou livest, and art dead.
I know thy works, and charity, and service, and faith, and thy patience, and thy works; and the last [to be] more than the first.
And unto the angel of the church in Thyatira write; These things saith the Son of God, who hath his eyes like unto a flame of fire, and his feet [are] like fine brass;
I Jesus have sent mine angel to testify unto you these things in the churches. I am the root and the offspring of David, [and] the bright and morning star.
And to the angel of the church in Pergamos write; These things saith he which hath the sharp sword with two edges;
I know thy works, and tribulation, and poverty, (but thou art rich) and [I know] the blasphemy of them which say they are Jews, and are not, but [are] the synagogue of Satan.
Unto the angel of the church of Ephesus write; These things saith he that holdeth the seven stars in his right hand, who walketh in the midst of the seven golden candlesticks;
And in the midst of the seven candlesticks [one] like unto the Son of man, clothed with a garment down to the foot, and girt about the paps with a golden girdle.
1 Peter 2:7
Unto you therefore which believe [he is] precious: but unto them which be disobedient, the stone which the builders disallowed, the same is made the head of the corner,
But Christ as a son over his own house; whose house are we, if we hold fast the confidence and the rejoicing of the hope firm unto the end.
For this [man] was counted worthy of more glory than Moses, inasmuch as he who hath builded the house hath more honour than the house.
In whom all the building fitly framed together groweth unto an holy temple in the Lord:
And are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner [stone];
Which is his body, the fulness of him that filleth all in all.
Whosoever shall fall upon that stone shall be broken; but on whomsoever it shall fall, it will grind him to powder.
And he beheld them, and said, What is this then that is written, The stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the head of the corner?
And he said unto them, That the Son of man is Lord also of the sabbath.
And have ye not read this scripture; The stone which the builders rejected is become the head of the corner:
Therefore the Son of man is Lord also of the sabbath.
Neither be ye called masters: for one is your Master, [even] Christ.
But be not ye called Rabbi: for one is your Master, [even] Christ; and all ye are brethren.
Therefore say I unto you, The kingdom of God shall be taken from you, and given to a nation bringing forth the fruits thereof.
Jesus saith unto them, Did ye never read in the scriptures, The stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the head of the corner: this is the Lord's doing, and it is marvellous in our eyes?
For the Son of man is Lord even of the sabbath day.
But I say unto you, That in this place is [one] greater than the temple.
Behold, I have given him [for] a witness to the people, a leader and commander to the people.
For the LORD [is] our judge, the LORD [is] our lawgiver, the LORD [is] our king; he will save us.
This is the LORD'S doing; it [is] marvellous in our eyes.
The stone [which] the builders refused is become the head [stone] of the corner.
Ye call me Master and Lord: and ye say well; for [so] I am.
I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman.
And hath put all [things] under his feet, and gave him [to be] the head over all [things] to the church,
That in the dispensation of the fulness of times he might gather together in one all things in Christ, both which are in heaven, and which are on earth; [even] in him:
1 Corinthians 11:3
But I would have you know, that the head of every man is Christ; and the head of the woman [is] the man; and the head of Christ [is] God.
1 Corinthians 3:11
For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ.
Whose [are] the fathers, and of whom as concerning the flesh Christ [came], who is over all, God blessed for ever. Amen.
For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate [to be] conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.
Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly, that God hath made that same Jesus, whom ye have crucified, both Lord and Christ.
Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; so shall ye be my disciples.
If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you.
If a man abide not in me, he is cast forth as a branch, and is withered; and men gather them, and cast [them] into the fire, and they are burned.
I am the vine, ye [are] the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing.
Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can ye, except ye abide in me.
Now ye are clean through the word which I have spoken unto you.
Every branch in me that beareth not fruit he taketh away: and every [branch] that beareth fruit, he purgeth it, that it may bring forth more fruit.
I know thy works, and where thou dwellest, [even] where Satan's seat [is]: and thou holdest fast my name, and hast not denied my faith, even in those days wherein Antipas [was] my faithful martyr, who was slain among you, where Satan dwelleth.