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doing what the LORD had said through Moses.
"I found Israel, as one finds grapes in the wilderness; Your ancestors seemed to me like the fruit gleaned from a fig tree's first harvest. When they went to Baal-peor, they devoted themselves to that filth, and they became loathsome, like what they loved.
But first be concerned about God's kingdom and his righteousness, and all of these things will be provided for you as well.
You hypocrite! First remove the beam from your own eye, and then you will see clearly enough to remove the speck from your brother's eye."
But first, the gospel must be proclaimed to all nations.
"Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. He will first sit down and estimate the cost to see whether he has enough money to finish it, won't he?
"Or suppose a king is going to war against another king. He will first sit down and consider whether with 10,000 men he can fight the one coming against him with 20,000 men, won't he?
Jesus did this, the first of his signs, in Cana of Galilee. He revealed his glory, and his disciples believed in him.
But when Jacob heard that there was grain in Egypt, he sent our ancestors on their first trip.