But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will beadded to you.
Do not judge so that you will not be judged.
For in the way you judge, you will be judged; and by your standard of measure, it will be measured to you.
Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will beopened to you.
If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, howmuch more will your Father who is in heaven give what is good to those who ask Him!
In everything, therefore, treat people the same way you want them to treat you, for thisis the Law and the Prophets.
Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the way is broad thatleads to destruction, and there are many who enter through it.
For the gate is small andthe way is narrow that leads to life, and there are few who find it.
Not everyone who says to Me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father who is in heaven will enter.
It is not those who are healthy who need a physician, but those who are sick.
But go and learn what this means: 'I desire compassion, and not sacrifice,' for I did notcome to call the righteous, but sinners."
I praise You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hidden thesethings from the wise and intelligent and have revealed them to infants.
Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest.
Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, andyou will find rest for your souls.
For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.
If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up hiscross and follow Me.
For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it; but whoever loseshis life for My sake will find it.
For what will it profit a man if he gains the whole worldand forfeits his soul? Or what will a man give in exchange for his soul?
If your brother sins, go and show him his fault in private; if he listens toyou, you have won your brother.
But if he does not listen to you, take one or two morewith you, so that by the mouth of two or three witnesses every fact may be confirmed.
If he refuses to listen to them, tell it to the church; and if he refuses to listen even to thechurch, let him be to you as a Gentile and a tax collector.
Again I say to you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle,than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God.
When the disciples heard this, theywere very astonished and said, "Then who can be saved?"
And looking at them Jesussaid to them, "With people this is impossible, but with God all things are possible."
Keep watching and praying that you may not enter into temptation; the spirit iswilling, but the flesh is weak.
And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, "All authority has been givento Me in heaven and on earth.
Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit,
teaching themto observe all that I commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of theage."