Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And if ye only greet your friends, what do ye extra? Do not even the tax collectors this way?
For the Gentiles seek after all these things, for your heavenly Father knows that ye need all these things.
This I say therefore, and solemnly declare in Lord, for you to walk no longer as also the other Gentiles walk, in the vanity of their mind,
1 Thessalonians 4:5
not in passion of lust, as also the Gentiles who have not known God,
1 Peter 4:2
in order to live the remaining time in flesh, no longer by lusts of men, but by the will of God.
Fear not, little flock, because your Father is well pleased to give you the kingdom.
Be careful not to do your charity before men in order to be seen by them, otherwise ye have no reward from your Father in the heavens.
For ye are not who speak, but the Spirit of your Father speaking in you.
So, it is not a purpose before your Father in the heavens, that one of these little ones should perish.
Jesus says to her, Do not touch me, for I have not yet ascended to my Father. But go to my brothers, and say to them, I ascend to my Father and your Father, and my God and your God.