Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.
Having yet therefore one son, his wellbeloved, he sent him also last unto them, saying, They will reverence my son.
But after that the kindness and love of God our Saviour toward man appeared,
And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.
No man hath seen God at any time, the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared him.
But go ye and learn what that meaneth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice: for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.
And from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, and the first begotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. Unto him that loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood,
But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us,
And he said, Lay not thine hand upon the lad, neither do thou any thing unto him: for now I know that thou fearest God, seeing thou hast not withheld thy son, thine only son from me.
Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God, even our Father, which hath loved us, and hath given us everlasting consolation and good hope through grace,