Jesus Calls His First Disciples(A)

One day as Jesus was standing by the Lake of Gennesaret,[a] the people were crowding around him and listening to the word of God.(B)

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Footnotes

  1. Luke 5:1 That is, the Sea of Galilee

28 He replied, “Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God(A) and obey it.”(B)

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35 If he called them ‘gods,’ to whom the word of God(A) came—and Scripture cannot be set aside(B)

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24 But the word of God(A) continued to spread and flourish.(B)

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13 And we also thank God continually(A) because, when you received the word of God,(B) which you heard from us, you accepted it not as a human word, but as it actually is, the word of God, which is indeed at work in you who believe.

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for which I am suffering(A) even to the point of being chained(B) like a criminal. But God’s word(C) is not chained.

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23 For you have been born again,(A) not of perishable seed, but of imperishable,(B) through the living and enduring word of God.(C)

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14 I write to you, dear children,(A)
    because you know the Father.
I write to you, fathers,
    because you know him who is from the beginning.(B)
I write to you, young men,
    because you are strong,(C)
    and the word of God(D) lives in you,(E)
    and you have overcome the evil one.(F)

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who testifies to everything he saw—that is, the word of God(A) and the testimony of Jesus Christ.(B)

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John’s Vision of Christ

I, John,(A) your brother and companion in the suffering(B) and kingdom(C) and patient endurance(D) that are ours in Jesus, was on the island of Patmos because of the word of God(E) and the testimony of Jesus.(F)

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