For it is the God (A)who commanded light to shine out of darkness, who has (B)shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

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For God, who said, “(A)Light shall shine out of darkness,” is the One who has (B)shone in our hearts to give the (C)Light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Christ.

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For God, who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” is the One who has shone in our hearts to give us the Light of the knowledge of the glory and majesty of God [clearly revealed] in the face of Christ.(A)

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For God, who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,”[a](A) made his light shine in our hearts(B) to give us the light of the knowledge of God’s glory displayed in the face of Christ.(C)

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  1. 2 Corinthians 4:6 Gen. 1:3

For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

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18 But we all, with unveiled face, beholding (A)as in a mirror (B)the glory of the Lord, (C)are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as [a]by the Spirit of the Lord.

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  1. 2 Corinthians 3:18 Or from the Lord, the Spirit

18 But we all, with unveiled faces, (A)looking as in a mirror at the (B)glory of the Lord, are being (C)transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as from (D)the Lord, the Spirit.

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18 And we all, with unveiled face, continually seeing as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are progressively being transformed into His image from [one degree of] glory to [even more] glory, which comes from the Lord, [who is] the Spirit.

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18 And we all, who with unveiled faces contemplate[a](A) the Lord’s glory,(B) are being transformed into his image(C) with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit.

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  1. 2 Corinthians 3:18 Or reflect

18 But we all, with open face beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord, are changed into the same image from glory to glory, even as by the Spirit of the Lord.

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Indwelling of the Father and the Son

19 “A little while longer and the world will see Me no more, but (A)you will see Me. (B)Because I live, you will live also. 20 At that day you will know that (C)I am in My Father, and you in Me, and I in you. 21 (D)He who has My commandments and keeps them, it is he who loves Me. And he who loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I will love him and [a]manifest Myself to him.”

22 (E)Judas (not Iscariot) said to Him, “Lord, how is it that You will manifest Yourself to us, and not to the world?”

23 Jesus answered and said to him, “If anyone loves Me, he will keep My word; and My Father will love him, (F)and We will come to him and make Our home with him.

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  1. John 14:21 reveal

19 [a](A)After a little while, (B)the world no longer is going to see Me, but you are going to see Me; (C)because I live, you also will live. 20 (D)On that day you will know that (E)I am in My Father, and you are in Me, and I in you. 21 (F)The one who has My commandments and keeps them is the one who loves Me; and (G)the one who loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I will love him and will (H)reveal Myself to him.” 22 (I)Judas (not Iscariot) *said to Him, “Lord, what has happened (J)that You are going to reveal Yourself to us and not to the world?” 23 Jesus answered and said to him, (K)If anyone loves Me, he will (L)follow My word; and (M)My Father will love him, and We (N)will come to him and make Our dwelling with him.

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  1. John 14:19 Lit Yet a little and the world

19 After a little while the world will no longer see Me, but you will see Me; because I live, you will live also. 20 On that day [when that time comes] you will know for yourselves that I am in My Father, and you are in Me, and I am in you. 21 The person who has My commandments and keeps them is the one who [really] loves Me; and whoever [really] loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I will love him and reveal Myself to him [I will make Myself real to him].” 22 Judas (not Iscariot) asked Him, “Lord, what has happened that You are going to reveal Yourself to us and not to the world?” 23 Jesus answered, “If anyone [really] loves Me, he will keep My word (teaching); and My Father will love him, and We will come to him and make Our dwelling place with him.

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19 Before long, the world will not see me anymore, but you will see me.(A) Because I live, you also will live.(B) 20 On that day(C) you will realize that I am in my Father,(D) and you are in me, and I am in you.(E) 21 Whoever has my commands and keeps them is the one who loves me.(F) The one who loves me will be loved by my Father,(G) and I too will love them and show myself to them.”

22 Then Judas(H) (not Judas Iscariot) said, “But, Lord, why do you intend to show yourself to us and not to the world?”(I)

23 Jesus replied, “Anyone who loves me will obey my teaching.(J) My Father will love them, and we will come to them and make our home with them.(K)

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19 Yet a little while, and the world seeth me no more; but ye see me: because I live, ye shall live also.

20 At that day ye shall know that I am in my Father, and ye in me, and I in you.

21 He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him.

22 Judas saith unto him, not Iscariot, Lord, how is it that thou wilt manifest thyself unto us, and not unto the world?

23 Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him.

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28 so (A)Christ was (B)offered once to bear the sins (C)of many. To those who (D)eagerly wait for Him He will appear a second time, apart from sin, for salvation.

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28 so Christ also, having been (A)offered once to (B)bear the sins of many, will appear (C)a second time for (D)salvation (E)without reference to sin, to those who (F)eagerly await Him.

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28 so Christ, having been offered once and once for all to bear [as a burden] [a]the sins of many, will appear a second time [when he returns to earth], not to deal with sin, but to bring salvation to those who are eagerly and confidently waiting for Him.

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  1. Hebrews 9:28 See Is 53:10-12.

28 so Christ was sacrificed once(A) to take away the sins of many; and he will appear a second time,(B) not to bear sin,(C) but to bring salvation(D) to those who are waiting for him.(E)

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28 So Christ was once offered to bear the sins of many; and unto them that look for him shall he appear the second time without sin unto salvation.

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Trained by Saving Grace

11 For (A)the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men, 12 teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly in the present age, 13 (B)looking for the blessed (C)hope and glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ, 14 (D)who gave Himself for us, that He might redeem us from every lawless deed (E)and purify for Himself (F)His own special people, zealous for good works.

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