He cast four gold rings for it to be on its four feet, two rings on one side and two rings on the other side.
I know your tribulation and poverty, yet you are rich. [I know] the slander of those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.
When He opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of those slaughtered because of God's word and the testimony they had.
They cried out with a loud voice: "O Lord, holy and true, how long until You judge and avenge our blood from those who live on the earth?"
So a white robe was given to each of them, and they were told to rest a little while longer until [the number of] their fellow slaves and their brothers, who were going to be killed just as they had been, would be completed.
I also saw something like a sea of glass mixed with fire, and those who had won the victory from the beast, his image, and the number of his name, were standing on the sea of glass with harps from God.
Then I saw that the woman was drunk on the blood of the saints and on the blood of the witnesses to Jesus. When I saw her, I was utterly astounded.
I have told you these things so that in Me you may have peace. You will have suffering in this world. Be courageous! I have conquered the world."
strengthening the hearts of the disciples by encouraging them to continue in the faith, and by telling them, "It is necessary to pass through many troubles on our way into the kingdom of God."
And not only that, but we also rejoice in our afflictions, because we know that affliction produces endurance,
Therefore we ourselves boast about you among God's churches-- about your endurance and faith in all the persecutions and afflictions you endure.
and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To Him who loves us and has set us free from our sins by His blood,
"Come, let us discuss this," says the LORD. "Though your sins are like scarlet, they will be as white as snow; though they are as red as crimson, they will be like wool.
Now Joshua was dressed with filthy clothes as he stood before the Angel.
So He spoke to those standing before Him, "Take off his filthy clothes!" Then He said to him, "See, I have removed your guilt from you, and I will clothe you with splendid robes."
Then I said, "Let them put a clean turban on his head." So a clean turban was placed on his head, and they clothed him in garments while the Angel of the LORD was standing nearby.
"On that day a fountain will be opened for the house of David and for the residents of Jerusalem, [to wash away] sin and impurity.
"You will never wash my feet-- ever!" Peter said. Jesus replied, "If I don't wash you, you have no part with Me."
Simon Peter said to Him, "Lord, not only my feet, but also my hands and my head."
"One who has bathed," Jesus told him, "doesn't need to wash anything except his feet, but he is completely clean. You are clean, but not all of you."
For He knew who would betray Him. This is why He said, "You are not all clean."
When Jesus had washed their feet and put on His robe, He reclined again and said to them, "Do you know what I have done for you?
You call Me Teacher and Lord. This is well said, for I am.
So if I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another's feet.
Some of you were like this; but you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of our God.
to make her holy, cleansing her in the washing of water by the word.
He did this to present the church to Himself in splendor, without spot or wrinkle or any such thing, but holy and blameless.
how much more will the blood of the Messiah, who through the eternal Spirit offered Himself without blemish to God, cleanse our consciences from dead works to serve the living God?
But if we walk in the light as He Himself is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus His Son cleanses us from all sin.
And they sang a new song: You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals; because You were slaughtered, and You redeemed [people] for God by Your blood from every tribe and language and people and nation.
They conquered him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, for they did not love their lives in the face of death.
Therefore Jesus also suffered outside the gate, so that He might sanctify the people by His own blood.
but with the precious blood of Christ, like that of a lamb without defect or blemish.