As for i the word that he sent to Israel, j preaching good news of k peace through Jesus Christ ( l he is Lord of all),
you yourselves know what happened throughout all Judea, m beginning n from Galilee after the baptism that John proclaimed:
how o God anointed Jesus of Nazareth p with the Holy Spirit and with q power. He went about doing good and healing all r who were oppressed by the devil, s for God was with him.
English Standard Version (ESV) The Holy Bible, English Standard Version Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers.
Brothers, sons of the family of Abraham, and those among you who fear God, to us has been sent the message of this salvation.
He sent out his word and healed them, and delivered them from their destruction.
Psalms 147:18 - 19
He sends out his word, and melts them; he makes his wind blow and the waters flow.
How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him who brings good news, who publishes peace, who brings good news of happiness, who publishes salvation, who says to Zion, "Your God reigns.
Behold, upon the mountains, the feet of him who brings good news, who publishes peace! Keep your feasts, O Judah; fulfill your vows, for never again shall the worthless pass through you; he is utterly cut off.
And he came and preached peace to you who were far off and peace to those who were near.
"Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among those with whom he is pleased!"
For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek; for the same Lord is Lord of all, bestowing his riches on all who call on him.
They will make war on the Lamb, and the Lamb will conquer them, for he is Lord of lords and King of kings, and those with him are called and chosen and faithful.
On his robe and on his thigh he has a name written, King of kings and Lord of lords.
Let all the house of Israel therefore know for certain that God has made him both Lord and Christ, this Jesus whom you crucified.
And Jesus came and said to them, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.
And that repentance and forgiveness of sins should be proclaimed in his name to all nations, beginning from Jerusalem.
Now when he heard that John had been arrested, he withdrew into Galilee.
Now after John was arrested, Jesus came into Galilee, proclaiming the gospel of God.
And when Jesus was baptized, immediately he went up from the water, and behold, the heavens were opened to him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and coming to rest on him.
John 1:32 - 33
And John bore witness: "I saw the Spirit descend from heaven like a dove, and it remained on him.
The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers were gathered together, against the Lord and against his Anointed' -
Until the day when he was taken up, after he had given commands through the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen.
Men of Israel, hear these words: Jesus of Nazareth, a man attested to you by God with mighty works and wonders and signs that God did through him in your midst, as you yourselves know -
But if it is by the Spirit of God that I cast out demons, then the kingdom of God has come upon you.
The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed.
And was declared to be the Son of God in power according to the Spirit of holiness by his resurrection from the dead, Jesus Christ our Lord.
And all the crowd sought to touch him, for power came out from him and healed them all.
So his fame spread throughout all Syria, and they brought him all the sick, those afflicted with various diseases and pains, those oppressed by demons, epileptics, and paralytics, and he healed them.
And ought not this woman, a daughter of Abraham whom Satan bound for eighteen years, be loosed from this bond on the Sabbath day?
And he who sent me is with me. He has not left me alone, for I always do the things that are pleasing to him.
But if I do them, even though you do not believe me, believe the works, that you may know and understand that the Father is in me and I am in the Father.