Sermon On The Mount
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And he came down with them, and stood in the plain, and the company of his disciples, and a great multitude of people out of all Judaea and Jerusalem, and from the sea coast of Tyre and Sidon, which came to hear him, and to be healed of their diseases;
Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said, Blessed be ye poor: for yours is the kingdom of God.
Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men.
Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil.
For I say unto you, That except your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven.
Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.
Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not kill; and whosoever shall kill shall be in danger of the judgment:
Agree with thine adversary quickly, whiles thou art in the way with him; lest at any time the adversary deliver thee to the judge, and the judge deliver thee to the officer, and thou be cast into prison.
When thou goest with thine adversary to the magistrate, as thou art in the way, give diligence that thou mayest be delivered from him; lest he hale thee to the judge, and the judge deliver thee to the officer, and the officer cast thee into prison.
Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not commit adultery:
Thou shalt not commit adultery.
It hath been said, Whosoever shall put away his wife, let him give her a writing of divorcement:
Again, ye have heard that it hath been said by them of old time, Thou shalt not forswear thyself, but shalt perform unto the Lord thine oaths:
Ye have heard that it hath been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth:
Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye have no reward of your Father which is in heaven.
Therefore when thou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.
And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.
Moreover when ye fast, be not, as the hypocrites, of a sad countenance: for they disfigure their faces, that they may appear unto men to fast. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.
Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal:
No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.
And he said unto his disciples, Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat; neither for the body, what ye shall put on.
Judge not, that ye be not judged.
And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but considerest not the beam that is in thine own eye?
And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but perceivest not the beam that is in thine own eye?
Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you:
And I say unto you, Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.
Or what man is there of you, whom if his son ask bread, will he give him a stone?
If a son shall ask bread of any of you that is a father, will he give him a stone? or if he ask a fish, will he for a fish give him a serpent?
After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name.
And he said unto them, When ye pray, say, Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, as in heaven, so in earth.
Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven.
Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.
Whosoever cometh to me, and heareth my sayings, and doeth them, I will shew you to whom he is like:
And it came to pass, when Jesus had ended these sayings, the people were astonished at his doctrine: