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No one can be serving two masters.
For he will either hate the one

And love the other

Or else he will hold to the one
And despise the other.
You cannot be serving God and money.

So I tell you:
Do not be anxious for your life,

What you shall eat, or what you shall drink,
Nor yet for your body what you shall put on.
Is not the life more than the food ?
The body than the clothes ?
Look at the birds of the air.

They do not sow,
Nor do they reap,
Nor gather into barns,

And yet your heavenly Father feeds them.
Are you not much better than they?
Which of you, by being anxious,
Can add one hour to the length of his life?
Why then are you anxious about clothes ?
Consider the lilies of the field how they grow.
They do not toil, nor do they spin.
Yet I tell you: Even Solomon in all his

grandeur Was not clothed like one of these. If, then, God so clothes the grass of the field,


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Which is to-day,
And to-morrow is thrown into the oven,
Shall he not much more clothe you?
O you

of little faith!
So do not be anxious, and say:

What shall we eat ?
What shall we drink?
With what shall we be clothed ?
For the Gentiles seek after all these things.
For your Father knows you need all these

things. But seek first the Kingdom of God and his

righteousness And all these things will be added to you. So do not be anxious about to-morrow,

For to-morrow will have its own anxieties. Each day's evil is enough for itself.

Do not judge

That you may not be judged ;
For with the judgment you judge,

You will be judged.
With the measure you measure,

It will be measured you.
And why do you look at the mote

Which is in your brother's eye,
But do not consider the beam,

Which is in your own eye ?


Or how shall you say to your brother,
Let me get the mote out of your eye ;
And look! a beam is in your own eye ?

You hypocrite !
First get the beam out of your own eye,
And then you will see clearly to get the mote
out of

your brother's eye. Do not give what is holy to the dogs,

Nor throw your pearls before pigs,

Lest they trample them under their feet,
And turn again and rend you.
Keep asking and it will be given you.
Keep seeking and you will find.

Keep knocking and it will be opened you.
For he who keeps asking, receives,
He who keeps seeking, finds,
To him who keeps knocking it will be

opened. For what man is there of If his son asks for a loaf, Shall he give him a stone ? Or, if he asks for a fish, Shall he give him a serpent ? If you, then, who are bad, know how To give good gifts to your children, How much more will your Father in Heaven Give good things to those who ask him.

you, who,


So every thing you would have men do to you, You do the same to them.

For this is the law and the prophets.

Enter in by the narrow gate.

For wide is the gate,
And broad the way which leads to destruc-

And there are many who go in by it.
Because narrow is the gate,
And contracted the way which leads to life.

And there are few who find it. Beware of false prophets.

They come to you in sheep's clothing,

But inwardly they are ravening wolves.
You will know them by their fruits.

Do men gather grapes of thorns ?
Or figs of thistles ?
So every good tree bears good fruit.
But an unsound tree bears bad fruit.
A good tree cannot bear bad fruit,
Nor can an unsound tree bear good fruit.
Every tree which does not bear good fruit,

Is cut down and thrown into the fire.
So you will know them by their fruits.

Not every one who says to me : Lord, Lord,

will enter the Kingdom of Heaven.


But he who does the will of my Father in

Heaven. Many will say to me in that day : Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in your

name ? And in your name done many wonderful

works? Then I will declare to them : I never knew you. Go away from me, you workers of wicked

ness !

So whoever hears these sayings of mine and

does them, Is like a wise man who built his house on a rock.

The rain descended.
The floods came.
The winds blew.

They beat upon that house.
It did not fall.
For it was founded on a rock.

Every one, who hears these sayings of mine

and does not do them, Is like a foolish man who built his house on

the sand. The rain descended. The floods came.

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