For you always have the poor with you, but you do not always have Me.”
For the poor will never cease to be in the land; therefore I command you, saying, ‘You shall freely open your hand to your brother, to your needy and poor in your land.’
For you always have the poor with you; but you do not always have Me.
For you always have the poor with you, and whenever you wish you can do good to them; but you do not always have Me.
“I opened to my beloved, But my beloved had turned away and had gone! My heart went out to him as he spoke. I searched for him but I did not find him; I called him but he did not answer me.
Then He said again to them, “I go away, and you will seek Me, and will die in your sin; where I am going, you cannot come.”
So Jesus said to them, “ For a little while longer the Light is among you. Walk while you have the Light, so that darkness will not overtake you; he who walks in the darkness does not know where he goes.
Little children, I am with you a little while longer. You will seek Me; and as I said to the Jews, now I also say to you, ‘Where I am going, you cannot come.’
“But now I am going to Him who sent Me; and none of you asks Me, ‘ Where are You going?’
And after He had said these things, He was lifted up while they were looking on, and a cloud received Him out of their sight.