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JOHN. CHAP. VI. 33 And if ye do good to them which do good to you, what thank have ye? for sinners also do even the same. 34 And if


lend to them, of whom ye hope to receive, what thank have ye? for sinners also lend to sinners, to receive as much again.

35 But love ye your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again ; & your reward shall be great, and ye

shall be the children of the Highest: for he is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil.

36 Be ye therefore merciful, as your Father also is merciful,

48 Be



perfect, even as your Fatherwhich is in hea, ven is perfect.

C. VI. TAKE heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them : otherwise ye have no rewardof 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 Isay unto you They have their reward.

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CHAP. VI. 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


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


10 Thy kingdome 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






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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.

19 | Lay not up for yourselves treasures

upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal:

20 But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth

corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal:

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

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

23 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!

24 | No man can serve two masters : for either he will hate





what ye

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and love the other: or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.

25 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,


put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment ?

26 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?

27 Which of you, by taking thought, can add one cubit unto his stature.

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

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

30 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, Oye of little faith?

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

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

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

34 Take therefore no thought

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2 For with what judgment ye judge,ye shall be judged :

38Givé, and it shall be given unto you; goodmeasure,pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom.

For with the same measure that ye mete

withal, it shall be measured to you again.

39 And he spake a parable unto them, Can the blind lead the blind? shall they not both fall into the ditch ?

40 The disciple is not above his master: but every one that is perfect shall be as his master.

41 Andwhybeholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but perceivest not the beam that is in thine own eye?

and with what measure ye mete,

it shall be measured to you again.

3 And why behold est thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, butconsiderest not the beam that is in thine own eye?

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