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John 18: 32-37 (The Last Eyewitness, 2006)
32 All these things were a fulfillment of the words Jesus had spoken indicating the way that He would die.
33 So Pilate reenterd the governor's palace and called for Jesus to follow him.
| Pilate | Are you the King of the Jews?
| Jesus | 34 Are you asking Me because you believe this is true, or have others said this about Me?
| Pilate |35 I'm not a Jew, am I? Your people, including the chief priests, have arrested You and placed You in my custody. What have You done?
| Jesus| 36 My kingdom is not recognized in this world. If this were My kingdom, My servants would be fighting for My freedom. But my kingdom is not in this physical realm.
| Pilate | 37 So, You are a king?
| Jesus | You say that I am a King. For this I have been born, and for this I have come into the cosmos, to demonstarte the power of truth.
Everyone who seeks truth hears My voice.
Matthew 6: 9-13 (The Voice of Matthew, 2007)
9 Your prayers, rather, should be simple, like this:
Our father in heaven,
let Your name remain holy.
10 Bring about Your kingdom.
Manifest Your will here on earth,
as it is manifest in heaven.
11 Give us each day that day‘s bread, no more, no less,
12 And forgive us our debts,
as we forgive those who owe us something.
13 Lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.
[But let Your kingdom be,
and let it be powerful
and glorious forever. Amen.]*
*13 The last part of v. 13 is omitted by some of the earliest manuscripts.
Mark 1: 9-13 (The Voice of Mark, 2008)
9 It was in those days that Jesus left Nazareth (a village in the region of Galilee) and came down to the Jordan,
and John cleansed Him there //in the same way all the others were ritually cleansed.
10 But as Jesus was coming out of the waters, He looked up and saw the skies split open.
The Spirit of God descended upon Him like a dove, 11 and a voice echoed in the heavens.
| VOICE | You are My Son, My beloved One, and I am very pleased with You.
12 After that the Spirit compelled him to go into the wilderness, 13 and there in the desert he stayed for 40 days.
He was tested by Satan himself and surrounded by wild animals;
but through these trials, heavenly messengers cared for Him and ministered to Him.
Luke 1: 67-75 (Not even Sandals, 2007)
67 When Zacharias's voice was restored to him, he spoke from the fullness of the Spirit a preophetic utterance.
68 May the Lord God of Israel be blessed indeed!
For God's intervention has begun, and He has moved to rescue us, the people of God.
69 And the Lord has raised up a powerful sign of liberation for us
from among the descendants of God's servant, King David.
70 As was prophesied from the mouths of his holy prophets in ancient times:
71 God will liberate us "from our enemies".
72-74 God will show mercy promised to our ancestors,
upholding the abiding covenant He made with them,
Remembering the original vow He swore to Abraham,
from whom we are all descended.
God will grant us liberation from the grasp of our enemies,
so that we may serve Him without fear all our days
75 In holiness and justice, in the presence of the Lord."
and "from the hand of our oppressors!"
John 1: 1-4 (John – The Voice Revealed, 2007)
1 Before time itself was measured, the Voice was speaking. Th Voice was and is God.
2 The celestial Voice remained ever present with the Creator;
3 His speech shaped the entire cosmos. Immersed in the practice of creating, all things that exist were birthed in Him.
4 His breath filled all things with a living, breathing light.
5 Light that thrives in the depths of darkness, blazing through murky bottoms. It cannot, and will not, be quenched.
Acts 10: 36-40 (Dust Off Their Feet, 2006)
36 You already know that God sent a message to the people of Israel; it was a message of peace,
peace through Jesus the Liberating King — who is King of all people.
37 You know this message spread through Judea, beginning in Galilee where John called people to be washed ceremonially.
38 You know God identified Jesus as the uniquely chosen One by pouring out the Holy Spirit on Him, by empowering Him.
You know Jesus went through the land doing good for all and healing all who were suffering under the oppression of the Evil One,
for God was with Him.
39 My friends and I stand as witnesses to all Jesus did in the region of Judea and the city of Jerusalem.
The people of our capital killed Him by hanging Him on a tree,
40 but God raised Him up on the third day and made it possible for us to see him.
Psalm 8 (Voice from on High, 2007)
1 O Eternal One, our Lord,
Your majestic name is heard throughout the earth,
Inscribed into the very fabric of creation
Your magnificent glory shines far above the skies.
2 From the mouths and souls of infants and toddlers,
the most innocent,
You have decreed power to stop Your adversaries
and quash those who seek revenge.
3When I gaze to the skies and mediate on your creation —
on the moon, stars, and all you have made,
4 I can't help but wonder why You care about mortals —
sons and daughters of men —
specks of dust floating about the cosmos.
5 But You placed the son of man just beneath God
and honored him like royalty
with a crown of glory and majesty
6 You ordained him to govern the works of Your hands,
to nurture the offspring of Your divine imagination;
You placed every thing on earth beneath his feet:
7 All kinds of domesticated animals,
even the wild animals in the fields and forests.
8 The birds of the sky and the fish of the sea,
all the multitude of the living things that travel the currents of the oceans.
9 O Etrnal One, our Lord,
Your majestic name is heard throughout the earth,
Inscribed into the very fabric of creation.
Romans 16: 24-27 (The Voice of Romans, 2008)
[24 May the grace of our Lord Jesus, the Liberating King, touch you all. Amen.]
25 So to the one who is able to strengthen you to live consistently with my good news and the teaching of Jesus,
the Liberating King, with the revelations of the ancient mystery that has been kept secret since the earliest days,
26 this mystery is revealed through the prophetic voices passed down in the scriptures, as they have been commanded by the Eternal God.
In this time, this mystery is being made known to the nations so that all my be lead to faith-filled obedience.
27 To the one true and wise God we offer glory for all times through Jesus, the Liberating King. Amen.
Hebrews 1: 1-4 (The Voice of Hebrews, 2008)
1 Long ago, at different times and in different ways, God's voice came to our ancestors through the Hebrew prophets.
2 But in these last days, it has come to us through His Son, the One who has been given dominion over all things and through whom all things were made.
3 This is the one who — imprinted with God's image, shimmering with glory — sustains all that exists through the power of His word.
He was seated at the right hand of the royal God once He Himself had made the offering that purified all our sins.
4 This Son of God is elevated as far above the heavenly messengers as His holy name is elevated above theirs.