For what is a man profited if he gains the whole world, and loses or forfeits himself?
Even those who trust in their wealth And boast in the abundance of their riches?
and when it was filled, they drew it up on the beach; and they sat down and gathered the good fish into containers, but the bad they threw away.
and will throw them into the furnace of fire; in that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
For what will it profit a man if he gains the whole world and forfeits his soul? Or what will a man give in exchange for his soul?
For what does it profit a man to gain the whole world, and forfeit his soul?
If your hand causes you to stumble, cut it off; it is better for you to enter life crippled, than, having your two hands, to go into hell, into the unquenchable fire,
And he led Him up and showed Him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time.
And I will say to my soul, “Soul, you have many goods laid up for many years to come; take your ease, eat, drink and be merry.”’
And he cried out and said, ‘ Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus so that he may dip the tip of his finger in water and cool off my tongue, for I am in agony in this flame.’
(Now this man acquired a field with the price of his wickedness, and falling headlong, he burst open in the middle and all his intestines gushed out.
to occupy this ministry and apostleship from which Judas turned aside to go to his own place.”
but I discipline my body and make it my slave, so that, after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified.
forsaking the right way, they have gone astray, having followed the way of Balaam, the son of Beor, who loved the wages of unrighteousness;
To the degree that she glorified herself and lived sensuously, to the same degree give her torment and mourning; for she says in her heart, ‘ I sit as a queen and I am not a widow, and will never see mourning.’