JAMES 1

1 James, a bondservant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad: Greetings. 2 My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials,   3 knowing that the testing of your faith produces [a]patience.  ...

ROMANS 13

1 Let every soul be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and the authorities that exist are appointed by God.   2 Therefore whoever resists the authority resists the ordinance of God, and those who resist will [a]bring...

John 5

1 After this there was a feast of the Jews, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.   2 Now there is in Jerusalem by the Sheep Gate a pool, which is called in Hebrew, [a]Bethesda, having five porches.   3 In these lay a great multitude of sick people, blind, lame,...