Look, your King is coming to you; he is righteous and victorious, humble and riding on a donkey,
on a colt, the foal of a donkey.
For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
And this is the testimony: God has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.
1 John 5:11
Truly I tell you, anyone who doesn’t enter the sheep pen by the gate
but climbs in some other way is a thief and a robber.
Glory to God in the highest heaven, and peace on earth to people he favors!
I have come as light into the world, so that everyone who believes in me would not remain in darkness.
The angel replied to her: “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. Therefore, the holy one to be born will be called the Son of God.”
When they saw the star, they were overwhelmed with joy.
For I desire faithful love and not sacrifice, the knowledge of God rather than burnt offerings.
Then he said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation.”