And every one who left houses, or brothers, or sisters, or father, or mother, or children, or lands, for My name's sake, shall receive manifold more and shall inherit eternal life.
"If any one comes to Me, and hates not his own father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brothers, and sisters, and, further, his own soul also, he cannot be My disciple.
And, behold, one, having come near, said to Him, "Teacher, what good thing shall I do, that I may have eternal life?"
"Then will the King say to those on His right hand, 'Come, ye blessed of My Father! inherit the Kingdom prepared for you from the founding of the world:
"And these shall go away into age-lasting punishment, but the righteous into age-lasting life."
"Happy are ye, when they shall reproach you, and persecute you, and say all manner of evil against you falsely, for My sake.
But seek ye first His Kingdom and His righteousness; and all these things shall be added to you.
And another of the disciples said to Him, "Lord, permit me first to go and bury my father."
And ye will be hated by all, for My name's sake; but he who endures to the end, the same shall be saved.
"He that loves father or mother more than Me, is not worthy of Me; and he that loves son or daughter more than Me, is not worthy of Me.
And others fell on the good ground, and were yielding fruit, some a hundredfold, some sixty, and some thirty.
But he that was sown on the good ground, this is he that hears the word and understands it; who, indeed, bears fruit, and produces, some a hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty."
for whosoever wishes to save his soul shall lose it, and whosoever shall lose his soul for My sake shall find it;
Jesus said, "Verily I say to you, there is no one who left house, or brothers, or sisters, or mother, or father, or children, or lands, for My sake and the Gospel's sake,
"Happy are ye, when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you from themselves, and reproach you, and cast out your name as evil, for the sake of the Son of Man.
And He said to them, "Verily I say to you there is no one who left house, or wife, or brothers, or parents, or children for the sake of the Kingdom of God,
If ye were of the world, the world would love its own; but because ye are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, on this account the world hates you.
but, as it has been written, "Things which eye saw not, and ear heard not, and that entered not into the heart of man??hatsoever things God prepared for those who love Him";
Wherefore, we henceforth know no one according to the flesh; even if we have known Christ according to the flesh, yet now no longer do we know Him thus.
Nay, more, I even account all things to be loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I suffered the loss of all things, and account them refuse, that I may gain Christ.
If ye are reproached in Christ's name, happy are ye, because the Spirit of glory and that of God rests upon you.