So God created the great creatures of the sea & every living thing with which the water teems and that moves about in it, according to their kinds and every winged bird according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.
But when you ask, you must believe and not doubt, because the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea, blown and tossed by the wind.
I have swept away your offenses like a cloud, your sins like the morning mist. Return to me, for I have redeemed you.
The unfolding of your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple.
Let your eyes look straight ahead; fix your gaze directly before you.
We were therefore buried with him through baptism into death in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, we too may live a new life.