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The Lost Books of The Bible and The Forgotten Books of Eden
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Early works excluded from the official cannon, including the Psalms and Odes of Solomon, The Shepherd of Hermas, the Books of Adam and Eve, and The Secrets of Enoch

1 "There is nothing that is without the Lord." Odes of Solomon, Ode 16, v. 18

2 "Behold! The Lord is our mirror: open the eyes and see them in Him: and learn the manner of your face." Odes of Solomon, Ode 13, v. 1

3 "By weight, and measure, and rule was all the creation made." The Testament of Naphtali, ch. I, v. 15b

4 "Pray for all the saints: pray also for kings, and all that are in authority; and for those who persecute you, and hate you….that your fruit may be manifest in all." The Epistle of Polycarp to the Phillipians, ch. IV, v. 12

5 "All souls are prepared to eternity, before the formation of the world." Secrets of Enoch, ch. XXIII, v. 2b

6 "Jesus said, My Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do." Gospel of Nicodemus, ch. 7, v. 4

7 "God says, Let us make man in our image, after our own likeness." First Epistle of Clement to the Corinthians, ch. XIV, v. 8

8 "There is one God who created and framed all things…into a being." The Second Book of Hermas, Command I, v. 1

9 "According to His excellent beauty He hath made me." Odes of Solomon, Ode 15, v. 7

10 "There is no other except the Lord, neither in heaven, nor in earth, nor in the very lowest places." Secrets of Enoch, ch. XLVII, v. 4b

11 "Love every one with an undivided heart." The Epistle of Ignatius to the Trallians, ch. III, v. 8

12 "The Scripture says concerning us,…'Let us make man after our likeness and similitude." Epistle of Barnabas, ch. V, v. 12

13 "It is profitable for you to live in an unblameable unity, that you may always have a fellowship with God." The Epistle of Ignatius to the Ephesians, ch. I, v. 17

14 "Be merciful and you shall obtain mercy; forgive, and you will be forgiven: as you do, so shall it be done unto you: as you give, so shall it be given unto you: as you judge, so shall you be judged;…..with what measure you mete, with the same shall it be measured to you again." First Epistle of Clement to the Corinthians, ch. VII, v. 4

15 "The Lord…created every man after His own image." Testament of Naphtali, ch. I, v. 17

16 "Let our faces shine in His light: and let our hearts meditate in His love by night and by day." Odes of Solomon, Ode 41, v. 6

17 "And I swear to you, yes, yes, that there has been no one in his mother's womb, but that already before, even to each one there is a place prepared for the repose of that soul." [modernized] Secrets of Enoch, ch. XLIX, v. 4

18 "Jesus replied,…Everyone has the command of his own tongue, to speak both good and bad, let him look to it." The Gospel of Nicodemus, ch. 2, v. 5

19 "Let your love be multiplied from the heart and even to the lips, to bring forth fruit to the Lord, living fruit, holy fruit, and to talk with watchfulness in His light." Odes of Solomon, Ode 8, v. 2, 3

20 "The spirit of the Lord is a candle, searching out the inward parts…Let us therefore consider how near he is to us; and how none of our thoughts, or reasonings which we frame within ourelves, are hid from him…For he is the searcher of the thoughts and counsels of the heart; whose breath is in us." First Epistle of Clement to the Corinthians, vs. 2,3,14

21 "Our works are subject to our own choice and power, to do right or wrong in the works of our hands." Psalms of Solomon, Psalm IX

22 "It is God who works in you." The Epistle of Paul to the Laodiceans, v. 11

23 "In the day when God created man, he implanted in him his passions and inclinations, and also, at the very same time, set the mind on a throne amidst the senses to be his sacred guide in all things." 4th Book of Maccabees, ch. I, v. 48

24 "The times demand you, as the pilots the winds; and he that is tossed in a tempest, the haven where he would be; that you may attain unto God." The Epistle of Ignatius to Polycarp, ch. I, v. 11

25 "God truly dwells in our house, that is, in us." The General Epistle of Barnabas, ch. XIII, v. 21

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite