Thematic Bible




Matthew 7:1 (show verse)

"Stop criticizing others, so that you may not be criticized yourselves.

Matthew 7:2 (show verse)

For exactly as you criticize others, you will be criticized, and in accordance with the measure that you give to others, it will be measured back to you.

Matthew 7:3 (show verse)

Why do you keep watching the tiny speck in your brother's eye, but pay no attention to the girder in your own?

Matthew 7:4 (show verse)

How can you say to your brother, 'Let me get that tiny speck out of your eye,' while all the time there is a girder in your own?

Matthew 7:5 (show verse)

You hypocrite, first get the girder out of your own eye, and then you can see well enough to get the tiny speck out of your brother's eye.

Matthew 7:6 (show verse)

"You must never give the things that are sacred to dogs, and you must never throw your pearls before hogs, for fear they might trample them under their feet and turn and tear you to pieces.

Matthew 7:7 (show verse)

"Keep on asking, and the gift will be given you; keep on seeking, and you will find; keep on knocking, and the door will open to you.

Matthew 7:8 (show verse)

For everyone who keeps on asking, receives, and everyone who keeps on seeking, finds, and to the one who keeps on knocking, the door will open.

Matthew 7:9 (show verse)

What human father among you, when his son asks him for bread, will give him a stone?

Matthew 7:10 (show verse)

Or if he asks for a fish, will he give him a snake?

Matthew 7:11 (show verse)

So if you, in spite of your being bad, know how to give your children what is good, how much more surely will your heavenly Father give what is good to those who keep on asking Him?

Matthew 7:12 (show verse)

Then you must practice dealing with others as you would like for them to deal with you, for this is the summing up of the law and the prophets.

Matthew 7:13 (show verse)

"Go in by the narrow gate, for broad and roomy is the road that leads to destruction, and many are going in by it.

Matthew 7:14 (show verse)

But narrow is the gate and hard is the road that leads to life, and few are they that find it.

Matthew 7:15 (show verse)

"Look out for false prophets, who come to you under the guise of sheep, but inside they are devouring wolves.

Matthew 7:16 (show verse)

You must recognize them by their fruits. People do not pick grapes from thornbushes or figs from thistles, do they?

Matthew 7:17 (show verse)

So any healthy tree bears good fruit and a sickly tree bears poor fruit.

Matthew 7:18 (show verse)

A healthy tree cannot bear poor fruit, and a sickly tree cannot bear good fruit.

Matthew 7:19 (show verse)

Any tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and burned up.

Matthew 7:20 (show verse)

So you must recognize them by their fruits.

Matthew 7:21 (show verse)

Not everyone who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' will get into the kingdom of heaven, but only those who practice doing the will of my Father in heaven.

Matthew 7:22 (show verse)

Many will say to me on that day, 'Lord, Lord, was it not in your name that we prophesied, and in your name that we drove out demons, and in your name that we did many wonder-works?'

Matthew 7:23 (show verse)

And then I will say to them openly, 'I never knew you at all. Go away from me, you who practiced doing wrong.'

Matthew 7:24 (show verse)

"So everyone who listens to my words and practices their teaching, will be like a prudent man who built his house on a rocky foundation.

Matthew 7:25 (show verse)

And the rain fell, and the rivers rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house, but it did not fall, for its pillars had been laid on a rocky foundation.

Matthew 7:26 (show verse)

And anyone who listens to my words and does not practice their teaching, will be like an imprudent man who built his house on sand.

Matthew 7:27 (show verse)

And the rain fell, and the rivers rose, and the wind blew and beat against that house, and it collapsed, and the wreck of it was complete."

Matthew 7:28 (show verse)

When Jesus had closed this address, the result was that the crowds were dumbfounded at His teaching,

Matthew 7:29 (show verse)

for He was teaching them as one who had authority to teach, and not as their scribes did.