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Jesus Teaches About Divorce, Matthew 19:1-30

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  1. And it came to pass, that when Jesus had finished these sayings, He departed from Galilee, and came into the coasts of Judaea beyond Jordan;

  2. And great multitudes followed him; and He healed them there.

  3. The Pharisees also came unto him, tempting him, and saying unto him, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife for every cause?

  4. And He answered and said unto them, Have ye not read, that He which made them at the beginning made them male and female,

  5. And said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they twain shall be one flesh?

  6. Wherefore they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.

  7. They say unto him, Why did Moses then command to give a writing of divorcement, and to put her away?

  8. He saith unto them, Moses because of the hardness of your hearts suffered you to put away your wives: but from the beginning it was not so.

  9. And I say unto you, Whosoever shall put away his wife, except it be for fornication, and shall marry another, committeth adultery: and whoso marrieth her which is put away doth commit adultery.

  10. His disciples say unto him, If the case of the man be so with his wife, it is not good to marry.

11.But He said unto them, All men cannot receive this saying, save they to whom it is given.

  1. For there are some eunuchs, which were so born from their mother’s womb: and there are some eunuchs, which were made eunuchs of men: and there be eunuchs, which have made themselves eunuchs for the kingdom of heaven’s sake. He that is able to receive it, let him receive it.

  2. Then were there brought unto him little children, that He should put his hands on them, and pray: and the disciples rebuked them.

  3. But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven.

  4. And He laid his hands on them, and departed thence.

  5. And, behold, one came and said unto him, Good Master, what good thing shall I do, that I may have eternal life?

  6. And He said unto him, Why callest thou me good? there is none good but one, that is, God: but if thou wilt enter into life, keep the commandments.

  7. He saith unto him, Which? Jesus said, Thou shalt do no murder, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness,

  8. Honour thy father and thy mother: and, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.

  9. The young man saith unto him, All these things have I kept from my youth up: what lack I yet?

  10. Jesus said unto him, If thou wilt be perfect, go and sell that thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come and follow me.

  11. But when the young man heard that saying, He went away sorrowful: for He had great possessions.

  12. Then said Jesus unto his disciples, Verily I say unto you, That a rich man shall hardly enter into the kingdom of heaven.

  13. And again I say unto you, It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.

  14. When his disciples heard it, they were exceedingly amazed, saying, Who then can be saved?

  15. But Jesus beheld them, and said unto them, With men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible.

  16. Then answered Peter and said unto him, Behold, we have forsaken all, and followed thee; what shall we have therefore?

  17. And Jesus said unto them, Verily I say unto you, That ye which have followed me, in the regeneration when the Son of man shall sit in the throne of his glory, ye also shall sit upon twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.

  18. And every one that hath forsaken houses, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my name’s sake, shall receive an hundredfold, and shall inherit everlasting life.

  19. But many that are first shall be last; and the last shall be first.

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Teaching About Charity, Matthew 6: 1-34

  1. Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye have no reward of your Father which is in heaven.

  2. Therefore when thou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.

  3. But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth:

  4. That thine alms may be in secret: and thy Father which seeth in secret himself shall reward thee openly.

  5. And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.

  6. But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly.

  7. But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking.

  8. Be not ye therefore like unto them: for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of, before ye ask him.

  9. After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name.

  10. Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.

  11. Give us this day our daily bread.

  12. And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.

  13. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.

  14. For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you:

  15. But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.

  16. Moreover when ye fast, be not, as the hypocrites, of a sad countenance: for they disfigure their faces, that they may appear unto men to fast. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.

  17. But thou, when thou fastest, anoint thine head, and wash thy face;

18 . That thou appear not unto men to fast, but unto thy Father which is in secret: and thy Father, which seeth in secret, shall reward thee openly.

  1. Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal:

  2. But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal:

  3. For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.

  4. The light of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of light.

  5. But if thine eye be evil, thy whole body shall be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in thee be darkness, how great is that darkness!

  6. No man can serve two masters: for either He will hate the one, and love the other; or else He will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.

  7. Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment?

  8. Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they?

  9. Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit unto his stature?

  10. And why take ye thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin:

  11. And yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.

  12. Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass of the field, which to day is, and to morrow is cast into the oven, shall He not much more clothe you, O ye of little faith?

  13. Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed?

  14. (For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things.

  15. But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.

  16. Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.