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(src)="1"> 7 Seek the Kingdom , Not Things
(trg)="2"> 7 Konga Uukwaniilwa , ihe hamaliko

(src)="2"> Jesus taught us to ‘ seek first the Kingdom , ’ not material things .
(trg)="3"> Jesus okwe tu longa kutya ‘ tango natu konge Oshilongo ’ nenge Uukwaniilwa , ihe hamaliko .

(src)="3"> How can we avoid the snare of materialism and simplify our life so that we can pursue more important spiritual interests ?
(trg)="4"> Ongiini tatu vulu okuyanda omwigo gwokuhola omaliko nokweetha po iinima mbyoka tayi tu imbi tu konge tango Uukwaniilwa , tse tu lalakanene iinima ya simana yopambepo ?

(src)="4"> Consider Jesus ’ encouraging words in the portion of his Sermon on the Mount found at Matthew 6 : 25 - 34 .
(trg)="5"> Tala oohapu dhaJesus tadhi tsu omukumo ndhoka dhi li oshitopolwa shEuvitho lye lyOkondundu tadhi adhika muMateus 6 : 25 - 34 .

(src)="5"> 13 Why Must We “ Keep on the Watch ” ?
(trg)="6"> 13 Omolwashike tu na okukala twa ‘ tonata ’ ?

(src)="6"> As Christians , we must take seriously Jesus ’ admonition to “ keep on the watch ” in these last days .
(trg)="7"> Tu li Aakriste , otu na okutaamba ko lela ekumagidho lyaJesus kutya natu kale twa ‘ tonata ’ momasiku ngaka gahugunina .

(src)="7"> To do that , we need to guard against negative influences that could cause us not to be alert and vigilant with respect to Jesus ’ coming .
(trg)="8"> ( Mateus 24 : 42 ) Opo tu shi ninge , otwa pumbwa okwiigamena komanwethomo omawinayi ngoka taga vulu oku tu imba tu kale twa tonata nokaatu kaleke momadhiladhilo okuya kwaJesus .

(src)="8"> This article explains how we can avoid being distracted from our watchfulness .
(trg)="9"> Oshitopolwa shika otashi yelitha nkene tu na okuyanda iinima mbyoka tayi vulu oku tu ningitha kaatu kale twa tonata .

(src)="9"> 21 Grateful Recipients of God’s Undeserved Kindness
(trg)="10"> 18 “ Ino tila ; otandi ku kwatha ”
(trg)="11"> 21 Pandula esilohenda lyaKalunga

(src)="10"> 26 Spread the Good News of Undeserved Kindness
(trg)="12"> 26 Taandelitha onkundana ombwanawa kombinga yesilohenda lyaKalunga

(src)="11"> These two articles examine many of the ways that we benefit from Jehovah’s undeserved kindness .
(trg)="13"> Iitopolwa mbika iyali otayi popi kombinga yomikalo odhindji moka tatu vulu okumona uuwanawa mesilohenda lyaJehova .

(src)="12"> They also explain why our deep gratitude for these expressions of love should move us to make known to others how they too can benefit from Jehovah’s undeserved kindness .
(trg)="14"> Otayi yelitha wo kutya omolwashike olupandu lwetu olunene okupandula omikalo moka Jehova e tu ulukila ohole , lu na oku tu inyengitha tu tseyithile yalwe nkene nayo taya vulu okumona uuwanawa mesilohenda lyaJehova .
(trg)="15"> 31 Omapulo ga za kaaleshi

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# ng/2016522.xml.gz


(src)="1"> “ We all received . . . undeserved kindness upon undeserved kindness . ” ​ — JOHN 1 : 16 .
(trg)="1"> ‘ Tseni atuheni otwa pewa esilohenda lya gwedhele kesilohenda . ’ — JOHANNES 1 : 16 .

(src)="2"> SONGS : 95 , 13
(trg)="2"> OMAIMBILO : 95 , 13

(src)="3"> What is the greatest expression of Jehovah’s undeserved kindness toward mankind ?
(trg)="3"> Esilohenda lyaJehova enenenene ndyoka u ulukila aantu oshike ?

(src)="4"> How can we show that we are no longer ruled by sin but by undeserved kindness ?
(trg)="4"> Ongiini tatu vulu okuulika kutya itatu pangelwa we kuulunde , ihe okohenda yaJehova ?

(src)="5"> What blessings come to us as a result of Jehovah’s undeserved kindness ?
(trg)="5"> Omayambeko geni hatu mono omolwesilohenda lyaJehova ?

(src)="6"> 1 , 2 . ( a ) Describe Jesus ’ illustration of the owner of the vineyard . ( b ) How does the story illustrate the qualities of generosity and undeserved kindness ?
(trg)="6"> 1 , 2 . ( a ) Hokolola eyele lyaJesus kombinga yomunashitsambe shomiviinu . ( b ) Ehokololo otali thaneke ngiini uukwatya wokugandja nowesilohenda lyaJehova ?

(src)="7"> A WINEGROWER went to the marketplace early one morning to hire men to work in his vineyard .
(trg)="7"> OMUNASHITSAMBE shomiviinu okwa menekele komalandelo a ka kongele eyana lye lyomiviinu aalongi .

(src)="8"> The men he found agreed to the wage he offered and went to work .
(trg)="8"> Omuntu ngoka a mono ko okwa zimine ondjambi ndjoka yu uvathana naye nokwa yi a ka tameke iilonga .

(src)="9"> The owner needed more workers , however , and returned to the marketplace throughout the day to hire more and more men , offering a fair wage even to those whom he hired at the end of the afternoon .
(trg)="9"> Ihe mwene gweyana okwa li natango a pumbwa aaniilonga oyendji .
(trg)="10"> Okwa shuna komalandelo omutenya a ka konge aalongi ya gwana .

(src)="10"> When evening came , he gathered the workers together to give them their wages , and he gave the same amount to each of them , whether they had labored many hours or just one .
(trg)="11"> Aaniilonga ayehe mwa kwatelwa mboka ya tameke komatango , okwa tokola e ya fute shi thike pamwe noshaamboka ya tameke ongula .

(src)="11"> When those first hired realized this , they complained .
(trg)="12"> Sho kwa toko , okwe yi ithana e ya pe oondjambi dhawo .

(src)="12"> The winegrower replied : ‘ Did you not agree to the wage I offered ?
(trg)="15"> Mwene gweyana okwe ya pula a ti : “ Inatu uvathana nani ondjambi oyo tuu ndjono ?

(src)="13"> Do I not have the right to give all my workers whatever I want ?
(trg)="16"> Ondi indikwa nani okuninga ngaashi nda hala niimaliwa yandje ?

(src)="14"> Are you envious because I am generous ? ’ ​ — Matt . 20 : 1 - 15 , ftn .
(trg)="17"> Nenge ou na efupa molwashoka ngame ndi na ohenda ? ” — Mateus 20 : 1 - 15 .

(src)="15"> Jesus ’ parable reminds us of one of Jehovah’s qualities that is often mentioned in the Bible ​ — his “ undeserved kindness . ”
(trg)="18"> Eyele lyaJesus otali tu dhimbulukitha uukwatya wumwe waJehova mboka wa tumbulwa olundji mOmbiimbeli , “ esilohenda . ”

(src)="16"> ( Read 2 Corinthians 6 : 1 . )
(trg)="19"> ( Lesha 2 Aakorinto 6 : 1 . )

(src)="17"> The workers who had labored only one hour did not seem to merit receiving the full wage , but the owner of the vineyard showed them extraordinary kindness .
(trg)="20"> Aalongi mboka ya longo owala owili yimwe kaya li ya gwana okupewa ondjambi ya gwana po , ihe mwene gweyana okwe ya sile ohenda onene .

(src)="18"> Regarding the word for “ undeserved kindness , ” which is translated “ grace ” in many Bible versions , one scholar wrote : “ The whole basic idea of the word is that of a free and undeserved gift , of something given to a man unearned and unmerited . ”
(trg)="21"> Oshitya “ esilohenda ” momatoloko gOmbiimbeli ogendji ohashi tolokwa olundji “ ohenda . ”
(trg)="22"> Omulongwa gumwe okwa nyola a ti : “ Oshitya shoka otashi ti kutya omagano gesilohenda ngoka ga pewa omuntu inee ga longela sha nenge inaa gwana oku ga pewa . ”

(src)="19"> 3 , 4 .
(trg)="23"> 3 , 4 .

(src)="20"> Why and how has Jehovah shown undeserved kindness toward all mankind ?
(trg)="24"> Omolwashike Jehova u ulukile aantu esilohenda , nokwe shi ningi ngiini ?

(src)="21"> The Scriptures speak of “ the free gift of God’s undeserved kindness . ”
(trg)="25"> Omanyolo otaga popi kombinga ‘ yomagano gesilohenda lyaKalunga . ’

(src)="22"> Why and how does Jehovah bestow this “ free gift ” ?
(trg)="26"> ( Aaefeso 3 : 7 ) Omolwashike Jehova a gandja “ omagano ” ngaka , nokwe shi ningi ngiini ?

(src)="23"> If we met all of Jehovah’s requirements perfectly , his kindness toward us would be deserved .
(trg)="27"> Ando otwa li hatu gwanitha po iitegelelwa ayihe yaJehova thiluthilu , ando ohenda ndjoka he tu ulukile otwe yi ilongela .

(src)="24"> As it is , we fail to do so .
(trg)="28"> Ihe iitegelelwa mbyoka ohatu ndopa oku yi gwanitha po .

(src)="25"> Thus , wise King Solomon wrote : “ There is no righteous man on earth who always does good and never sins . ”
(trg)="29"> Omukwaniilwa omunandunge Salomo okwa nyola a ti : “ Kombanda yevi kaku na omuyuuki ngoka ta longo uuwanawa auke ye ita yono . ”

(src)="26"> The apostle Paul likewise stated : “ All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God , ” and “ the wages sin pays is death . ”
(trg)="30"> ( Omuuvithi 7 : 20 ) Omuyapostoli Paulus naye okwa ti : “ Aantu ayehe oya yona , kaye na oonkondo dhoku ya hupitha . ”

(src)="27"> That is what we deserve .
(trg)="31"> ( Aaroma 3 : 23 ; 6 : 23a ) Shoka osho twi ilongela .

(src)="28"> Jehovah , however , expressed his love toward fallen mankind in an incomparable act of undeserved kindness .
(trg)="32"> Jehova oku ulukile aantu aalunde ohole momukalo itaagu vulu okuyelekwa nasha .

(src)="29"> He sent his greatest gift of all , “ his only - begotten Son , ” to earth to die in our behalf .
(trg)="33"> Okwa gandja omagano ge omanenenene kaaku na we , sho a tumu “ Omwana awike ” kombanda yevi , opo e tu sile .

(src)="30"> So Paul wrote concerning Jesus that he is “ now crowned with glory and honor for having suffered death , so that by God’s undeserved kindness he might taste death for everyone . ”
(trg)="34"> ( Johannes 3 : 16 ) Ano Paulus okwa nyola kombinga yaJesus a ti kutya okwa “ sile aantu ayehe omolwesilohenda lyaKalunga .
(trg)="35"> Otu mu wete nena a zalekwa eadhimo nesimano , molwaasho a sile ayehe . ”

(src)="31"> Yes , “ the gift God gives is everlasting life by Christ Jesus our Lord . ” ​ — Rom . 6 : 23b .
(trg)="36"> ( Aahebeli 2 : 9 ) Eeno , “ omwenyo gwaaluhe ogwo omagano gesilohenda lyaKalunga muukumwe naJesus Kristus , Omuwa gwetu . ” — Aaroma 6 : 23b .

(src)="32"> 5 , 6 .
(trg)="37"> 5 , 6 .

(src)="33"> What are the results when we are ruled ( a ) by sin ?
(trg)="38"> Iizemo yini tatu ka mona ngele tatu pangelwa ( a ) kuulunde ?

(src)="34"> ( b ) by undeserved kindness ?
(trg)="39"> ( b ) kesilohenda lyaJehova ?

(src)="35"> How did humans inherit the sinful , dying condition that plagues us all ?
(trg)="40"> Oshe ende ngiini opo aantu ya thigulule uulunde neso , onkalo ndjoka ye tu gumeni atuheni ?

(src)="36"> The Bible explains : “ By the trespass of the one man [ Adam ] death ruled as king ” over Adam’s descendants .
(trg)="41"> Ombiimbeli otayi yelitha tayi ti : “ Omolwokuyona kwomuntu gumwe [ Adam ] eso olya tameke okupangela maantu . ”

(src)="37"> Happily , though , we can choose no longer to be ruled , or dominated , by sin .
(trg)="42"> ( Aaroma 5 : 12 , 14 , 17 ) Ihe lago enene , otatu vulu okuhogolola kaatu kale we tatu pangelwa kuulunde .

(src)="38"> By exercising faith in Christ’s ransom sacrifice , we place ourselves under the rule of Jehovah’s undeserved kindness .
(src)="39"> How so ?
(trg)="43"> Ngele otu na eitaalo tali longo mekuliloyambo lyaKristus , otatu kala mepangelo lyesilohenda lyaJehova .

(src)="41"> To what end ?
(trg)="44"> Ngiini mbela ?

(src)="42"> So that just as sin ruled as king with death , so also undeserved kindness might rule as king through righteousness leading to everlasting life through Jesus Christ . ” ​ — Rom .
(trg)="45"> Ombiimbeli otayi ti : “ Mpoka oondjo dha ningi odhindji , opo mpoka wo esilohenda lyaKalunga tali ningi olindji .

(src)="43"> 5 : 20 , 21 .
(trg)="46"> Oshoka ngashika uulunde wa pangele mokweeta eso , osho tuu wo esilohenda lyaKalunga otali pangele li na uuyuuki , li tu fale momwenyo gwaaluhe omolwaJesus Kristus . ” — Aaroma 5 : 20 , 21 .

(src)="44"> Even though we remain sinners , we need not resign ourselves to having sin dominate our lives .
(trg)="47"> Nonando otu li aalunde , itatu vulu okuza mo mepangelo lyuulunde kutse yene .

(src)="45"> When we do give in to sin , we will ask Jehovah for his forgiveness .
(trg)="48"> Uuna twa yono , ohatu pula Jehova e tu dhimine po .

(src)="46"> Paul warned Christians : “ Sin must not be master over you , seeing that you are not under law but under undeserved kindness . ”
(trg)="49"> Paulus okwa londodha Aakriste a ti : “ Uulunde kau na oku mu pangela , oshoka kamu li kohi yompango , ihe okohi yesilohenda lyaKalunga . ”

(src)="47"> Therefore , we come under the rule of undeserved kindness .
(trg)="50"> ( Aaroma 6 : 14 ) Onkee ano , otu li kohi yepangelo lyesilohenda lyaKalunga .

(src)="48"> With what result ?
(trg)="51"> Uuwanawa wuni tatu vulu okumona mulyo ?

(src)="49"> Paul explained : “ The undeserved kindness of God . . . trains us to reject ungodliness and worldly desires and to live with soundness of mind and righteousness and godly devotion amid this present system of things . ” ​ — Titus 2 : 11 , 12 .
(trg)="52"> Paulus ota yelitha ta ti : ‘ Esilohenda lye otali tu longo , tu ethe okudhina Kalunga nuuhalu wuuyuni , tse tu kale muuyuni mbuka meikwatonawa , muuyuuki nomokusimaneka Kalunga . ’ — Titus 2 : 11 , 12 .

(src)="50"> 7 , 8 .
(trg)="53"> 7 , 8 .

(src)="51"> What does it mean that Jehovah’s undeserved kindness is “ expressed in various ways ” ?
(trg)="54"> Otashi ti shike sho esilohenda lyaJehova hali ‘ ulikwa momikalo dhi ili nodhi ili ’ ?

(src)="52"> ( See opening pictures . )
(trg)="55"> ( Tala omathano gopetameko . )

(src)="53"> The apostle Peter wrote : “ To the extent that each one has received a gift , use it in ministering to one another as fine stewards of God’s undeserved kindness that is expressed in various ways . ”
(trg)="56"> Omuyapostoli Petrus okwa nyola a ti : “ Kehe gumwe na longithe omagano ngoka e ga pewa okukwatha yakwawo , ongaashi sho opalela aatonateli aawanawa yomagano gaKalunga gi ili nogi ili . ”

(src)="54"> What does that mean ?
(trg)="57"> ( 1 Petrus 4 : 10 ) Shika otashi ti shike ?

(src)="55"> That whatever the nature of the trials we may face in life , Jehovah can enable us to cope with them .
(trg)="58"> Otashi ti , kutya nduno omahepeko ngoka tashi vulika ge tu adhe monkalamwenyo oga kale ga fa peni , Jehova ote ke tu pa oonkondo tu gi idhidhimikile .

(src)="56"> There will always be an expression of God’s kindness that will match each trial .
(trg)="59"> ( 1 Petrus 1 : 6 ) Ote ke tu pa wo ashihe shoka twa pumbwa , opo tu vule okwiidhidhimikila omamakelo .

(src)="57"> Indeed , Jehovah’s undeserved kindness is expressed in various ways .
(trg)="60"> Ano Jehova ohu ulike esilohenda lye momikalo dhi ili nodhi ili .

(src)="58"> The apostle John wrote : “ We all received from his fullness , even undeserved kindness upon undeserved kindness . ”
(trg)="61"> Omuyapostoli Johannes okwa nyola a ti : ‘ Mowindji wesilohenda lye tseni atuheni otwa pewa mo esilohenda lya gwedhele kesilohenda . ’

(src)="59"> The various expressions of Jehovah’s kindness result in our receiving many blessings .
(trg)="62"> ( Johannes 1 : 16 ) Molwaashoka Jehova okwe tu ulukila esilohenda lye momikalo dhi ili nodhi ili , ohatu mono omayambeko ogendji .

(src)="60"> What are some of them ?
(trg)="63"> Mbela gamwe gomugo ogeni ?

(src)="61"> How do we benefit from Jehovah’s undeserved kindness , and how can we show our gratitude for it ?
(trg)="64"> Ongiini tatu mono uuwanawa mesilohenda lyaJehova , nongiini tatu vulu okuulika kutya otwe li pandula ?

(src)="62"> Being forgiven of our sins .
(trg)="65"> Omayono getu otaga vulu okudhimwa po .

(src)="63"> Because of Jehovah’s undeserved kindness , we have our sins forgiven , provided we repent and continue to put up a hard fight against our sinful inclinations .
(trg)="66"> Jehova ohe tu dhimine po omayono getu omolwesilohenda lye , ihe ohe shi ningi owala ngele twi iyele ombedhi nongele tatu tsikile okukondjitha omaunkundi getu .

(src)="64"> ( Read 1 John 1 : 8 , 9 . )
(trg)="67"> ( Lesha 1 Johannes 1 : 8 , 9 . )

(src)="65"> God’s mercy should fill us with gratitude and move us to glorify him .
(trg)="68"> Esilohenda lyaKalunga nali tu inyengithe tu mu pandule notu mu simanekithe .

(src)="66"> Writing to fellow anointed Christians , Paul stated : “ [ Jehovah ] rescued us from the authority of the darkness and transferred us into the kingdom of his beloved Son , by means of whom we have our release by ransom , the forgiveness of our sins . ”
(trg)="69"> Paulus okwa nyolele Aakriste ooyakwawo aagwayekwa a ti : “ Kalunga oye e tu nakula mo mepangelo lyomilema nokwe tu eta moshilongo shOmwana omuholike .
(trg)="70"> Omwana oye tuu ngoka e tu mangulula nokwa dhimi po oondjo dhetu . ”

(src)="67"> Being forgiven of our sins opens the door to many other wonderful blessings .
(trg)="71"> ( Aakolossa 1 : 13 , 14 ) Okudhiminwa po oondjo dhetu okwe tu etela omayambeko ogendji omawanawa .

(src)="68"> What do we enjoy because of God’s undeserved kindness ?
(trg)="72"> Oshike hatu nyanyukilwa omolwesilohenda lyaKalunga ?

(src)="69"> Having a peaceful relationship with God .
(trg)="73"> Otu na ekwatathano ewanawa naKalunga .

(src)="70"> In our sinful state , from birth we were enemies of God .
(trg)="74"> Molwaashoka otu li aalunde , ano otu li aatondi yaKalunga okuza kevalo .

(src)="71"> Paul acknowledged this : “ When we were enemies we became reconciled to God through the death of his Son . ”
(trg)="75"> Paulus shika okwe shi zimine a ti : “ Manga twa li aatondi yaKalunga , Kalunga okwe tu hanganitha naye mwene meso lyOmwana . ”

(src)="72"> This reconciliation enables us to be at peace with Jehovah .
(trg)="76"> ( Aaroma 5 : 10 ) Okuhanganithwa huka okwe tu kwathela tu kale tu na ombili naJehova .

(src)="73"> Paul links this privilege to Jehovah’s undeserved kindness , stating : “ Now that we [ Christ’s anointed brothers ] have been declared righteous as a result of faith , let us enjoy peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ , through whom we also have obtained access by faith into this undeserved kindness in which we now stand . ”
(trg)="77"> Paulus shika okwe shi yelitha nawa nkene shi na ekwatathano nesilohenda lyaJehova , sho a ti : “ Ngashingeyi sho twa ningwa aayuuki koshipala shaKalunga molweitaalo , otu na ombili naKalunga omolwOmuwa gwetu Jesus Kristus .
(trg)="78"> Oshoka molweitaalo Kristus okwe tu thikitha mesilohenda lyaKalunga , moka tu li mo ngashingeyi . ”

(src)="74"> What a blessing this is !
(trg)="79"> ( Aaroma 5 : 1 , 2 ) Inatu lalekwa tuu nuuyamba !

(src)="75"> Expressions of God’s undeserved kindness : The privilege of hearing the good news ( See paragraph 11 )
(trg)="80"> Omautumbulilo ngoka taga yelitha kutya esilohenda lyaKalunga oshike : Uuthembahenda wokuuvitha onkundana ombwanawa ( Tala okatendo 11 )

(src)="76"> How do the anointed bring the “ other sheep ” to righteousness ?
(trg)="81"> Aagwayekwa oya kwathela ngiini ‘ oonzi dhilwe , ’ ano aantu yalwe ya kale aayuuki ?

(src)="77"> Being brought to righteousness .
(trg)="82"> Otatu vulu okukala aayuuki koshipala shaKalunga .

(src)="78"> All of us are unrighteous by nature .
(trg)="83"> Atuheni ihatu ningi shoka shu uka .

(src)="79"> But the prophet Daniel foretold that during the time of the end , “ those having insight , ” the anointed remnant , would be “ bringing the many to righteousness . ”
(trg)="84"> Ihe omupolofeti Daniel okwa hunganeke kutya pethimbo lyehulilo , “ aawiliki aanandunge ” , ano oshihupe shaagwayekwa , otaya ka “ nongeka aantu oyendji okuninga shoka shu uka . ”

(src)="80"> ( Read Daniel 12 : 3 . )
(trg)="85"> ( Lesha Daniel 12 : 3 . )

(src)="81"> By their preaching and teaching work , they have brought millions of “ other sheep ” into a righteous standing before Jehovah .
(src)="82"> However , this has been possible only through Jehovah’s undeserved kindness .
(trg)="86"> Okupitila miilonga yokuuvitha noyokulonga aantu , aagwayekwa oya kwathela ‘ oonzi dhilwe , ’ ano aantu yalwe omamiliyona ya kale aayuuki koshipala shaJehova .

(src)="83"> Paul explained : “ It is as a free gift that they are being declared righteous by his [ God’s ] undeserved kindness through the release by the ransom paid by Christ Jesus . ” ​ — Rom .
(trg)="87"> ( Johannes 10 : 16 ) Ihe shika otashi wapa owala okupitila mesilohenda lyaJehova .

(src)="84"> 3 : 23 , 24 .
(trg)="88"> Paulus okwa yelitha a ti : “ Molwomagano gesilohenda lye Kalunga ote ya ningi aayuuki , oshoka Jesus Kristus okwe ya kulila . ” — Aaroma 3 : 23 , 24 .

(src)="85"> The blessing of prayer ( See paragraph 12 )
(trg)="89"> Omayambeko ge na ko nasha negalikano ( Tala okatendo 12 )

(src)="86"> How is prayer related to God’s undeserved kindness ?
(trg)="90"> Egalikano olya pambathana ngiini nesilohenda lyaKalunga ?

(src)="87"> Approaching God’s throne through prayer .
(trg)="91"> Otatu vulu okuhedha popepi naKalunga okupitila megalikano .