Who’s your Audience?

Mark 14:1-11New International Version (NIV) Jesus Anointed at Bethany 14 Now the Passover and the Festival of Unleavened Bread were only two days away, and the chief priests and the teachers of the law were scheming to arrest Jesus secretly and kill him. 2 “But not during the festival,” they said, “or the people may riot.” 3 While […]

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Who’s your Audience? Bilingual

马可福音 14:1-11Chinese Contemporary Bible (CCB) 谋害耶稣 14 再过两天就是逾越节和除酵节,祭司长和律法教师正暗暗地找机会拘捕、杀害耶稣。 2 他们说:“我们不能在节期那天下手,以免在百姓中引起骚乱。” 耶稣受膏 3 耶稣在伯大尼村患过麻风病的西门家里吃饭,有个女人带了一瓶极贵重的纯哪哒香膏进来,把玉瓶打破,将香膏倒在耶稣头上。 4 有些人生气地彼此议论说:“为什么这样浪费? 5 这瓶香膏可以卖三百多个银币[a]来周济穷人。”他们就责备那女人。 6 耶稣说:“随她吧!何必为难她呢?她在我身上做的是一件美事。 7 因为你们身边总会有穷人,你们随时都可以帮助他们,可是你们身边不会总有我。 8 她做了自己能做的。她是为我的安葬做准备,提前用香膏抹了我的身体。 9 我实在告诉你们,无论福音传到世界哪个角落,人们都会传扬这女人的事迹,纪念她。” 犹大出卖耶稣 10 十二门徒当中的加略人犹大去见祭司长,要把耶稣出卖给他们。 11 他们听了喜出望外,答应给他酬金。于是犹大伺机出卖耶稣。 Mark 14:1-11New International Version (NIV) Jesus Anointed at Bethany 14 Now the Passover and the Festival of Unleavened Bread were only two days away, and the chief priests and the teachers of the law were scheming to […]

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使徒行传 2:36-47Chinese Contemporary Bible (CCB) 36 “所以,全体以色列人啊!你们应当确实地知道,上帝已经立这位被你们钉在十字架上的耶稣为主,为基督了。” 37 他们听了彼得的话,觉得扎心,就对彼得和其他使徒说:“弟兄们,我们该怎么办呢?” 38 彼得说:“你们每一个人都要悔改,奉耶稣基督的名受洗,使你们的罪得到赦免,你们就必领受上帝所赐的圣灵。 39 因为这应许是给你们和你们的儿女,以及远方的人,就是所有被主——我们的上帝呼召的人。” 40 然后,彼得还讲了许多话警戒、劝勉他们,说:“你们要保守自己脱离这邪恶的世代。” 41 结果,那天约有三千人相信了他传的道,接受了洗礼。 42 他们都一心遵守使徒的教导,一起团契、掰饼、祷告。 43 大家都满心敬畏上帝。使徒又行了很多神迹奇事。 44 信徒聚在一起,共用所有的东西。 45 他们把田产家业变卖了,按照各人的需要把钱分给大家。 46 他们天天同心合意地聚集在圣殿里敬拜上帝,又在各人家中掰饼聚会,以欢喜、慷慨的心分享食物, 47 赞美上帝,受到众人的喜爱。主使得救的人数与日俱增。   Acts 2:36-47New International Version (NIV) 36 “Therefore let all Israel be assured of this: God has made this Jesus, whom you crucified, both Lord and Messiah.” 37 When the people heard this, they were cut to the heart and […]

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Sardis: Church of the Living Dead

Revelation 3:1-6New International Version (NIV) To the Church in Sardis 3 “To the angel[a] of the church in Sardis write: These are the words of him who holds the seven spirits[b] of God and the seven stars. I know your deeds; you have a reputation of being alive, but you are dead. 2 Wake up! Strengthen what […]

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Acts 2:42-47New International Version (NIV) The Fellowship of the Believers 42 They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. 43 Everyone was filled with awe at the many wonders and signs performed by the apostles. 44 All the believers were together and had everything in common. 45 They sold […]

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1 Peter 2:4-10New International Version (NIV) The Living Stone and a Chosen People 4 As you come to him, the living Stone—rejected by humans but chosen by God and precious to him— 5 you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house[a] to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through […]

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1 Peter 2:4-10New International Version (NIV) The Living Stone and a Chosen People 4 As you come to him, the living Stone—rejected by humans but chosen by God and precious to him— 5 you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house[a] to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through […]

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1 John 3:3King James Version (KJV) 3 And every man that hath this hope in him purifieth himself, even as he is pure. 1 John 4:4King James Version (KJV) 4 Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.

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