12 But (A)as many as received Him, to them He gave the [a]right to become children of God, to those who believe in His name:

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  1. John 1:12 authority

12 But to as many as did receive and welcome Him, He gave the right [the authority, the privilege] to become children of God, that is, to those who believe in (adhere to, trust in, and rely on) His name—(A)

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12 Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed(A) in his name,(B) he gave the right to become children of God(C)

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12 But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name:

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The Just Live by Faith

16 For (A)I am not ashamed of the gospel [a]of Christ, for (B)it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes, (C)for the Jew first and also for the Greek.

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  1. Romans 1:16 NU omits of Christ

16 I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation [from His wrath and punishment] to everyone who believes [in Christ as Savior], to the Jew first and also to the Greek.

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16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel,(A) because it is the power of God(B) that brings salvation to everyone who believes:(C) first to the Jew,(D) then to the Gentile.(E)

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16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.

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29 To this end I also labor, striving according to His working which works in me (A)mightily.

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29 For this I labor [often to the point of exhaustion], striving with His power and energy, which so greatly works within me.

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29 To this end I strenuously(A) contend(B) with all the energy Christ so powerfully works in me.(C)

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29 Whereunto I also labour, striving according to his working, which worketh in me mightily.

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Christ the Power and Wisdom of God(A)

18 For the [a]message of the cross is (B)foolishness to (C)those who are perishing, but to us (D)who are being saved it is the (E)power of God.

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  1. 1 Corinthians 1:18 Lit. word

The Wisdom of God

18 For the message of the cross is foolishness [absurd and illogical] to those who are perishing and spiritually dead [because they reject it], but to us who are being saved [by God’s grace] it is [the manifestation of] the power of God.

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Christ Crucified Is God’s Power and Wisdom

18 For the message of the cross is foolishness(A) to those who are perishing,(B) but to us who are being saved(C) it is the power of God.(D)

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18 For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God.

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24 but to those who are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ (A)the power of God and (B)the wisdom of God.

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24 but to those who are the called, both Jews and Greeks (Gentiles), Christ is the power of God and the wisdom of God.(A)

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24 but to those whom God has called,(A) both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God(B) and the wisdom of God.(C)

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24 But unto them which are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God.

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16 that He would grant you, (A)according to the riches of His glory, (B)to be strengthened with might through His Spirit in (C)the inner man, 17 (D)that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; that you, (E)being rooted and grounded in love, 18 (F)may be able to comprehend with all the saints (G)what is the width and length and depth and height— 19 to know the love of Christ which passes knowledge; that you may be filled (H)with all the fullness of God.

20 Now (I)to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly (J)above all that we ask or think, (K)according to the power that works in us,

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16 May He grant you out of the riches of His glory, to be strengthened and spiritually energized with power through His Spirit in your inner self, [indwelling your innermost being and personality], 17 so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through your faith. And may you, having been [deeply] rooted and [securely] grounded in love, 18 be fully capable of comprehending with all the saints (God’s people) the width and length and height and depth of His love [fully experiencing that amazing, endless love]; 19 and [that you may come] to know [practically, through personal experience] the love of Christ which far surpasses [mere] knowledge [without experience], that you may be filled up [throughout your being] to all the fullness of God [so that you may have the richest experience of God’s presence in your lives, completely filled and flooded with God Himself].

20 Now to Him who is able to [carry out His purpose and] do superabundantly more than all that we dare ask or think [infinitely beyond our greatest prayers, hopes, or dreams], according to