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Psalm 23

1A psalm of David.

The LORD is my shepherd;
there is nothing I shall lack.
2 He makes me lie down in green pastures;
he leads me to tranquil streams.
3 He restores my soul,
guiding me in paths of righteousness
so that his name be glorified.
4 Even thou I wander
through the valley of the shadow of death,
I will fear no evil,
for you are at my side,
with your rod and your staff
that comfort me.

5 You spread a table for me
in the presence of my enemies.
You anoint my head with oil;
my cup overflows.
6 Only goodness and kindness will follow me
all the days of my life.
and I will dwell in the house of the Lord
forever and ever.

Mark 1:9-13

9 At that time, Jesus came from Nazareth in Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan. 10 And as he was coming up out of the water, he beheld the heavens break open and the Spirit descending upon him like a dove. 11 And a voice came from heaven: “You are my beloved Son; in you I am well pleased.”
12 The Spirit immediately drove him out into the desert. 13 He remained there for forty days, during which time he was tempted by Satan. He lived there among the wild beasts, while the angels ministered to him.

John 3

13 “No one has ever gone up to heaven except the one who descended from heaven, the Son of Man.

14 And just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the desert, so must the Son of Man be lifted up,

15 in order that everyone who believes in him may have eternal life.

16 “For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may attain eternal life.

17 For God did not sent his Son into the world to condemn the world but in order that the world might be saved through him.

18 Whoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe in him already stands condemned, because he has not believed in he name of the only–begotten Son of God.


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