13 As He spoke they repeated His words loudly, so that all could hear Him clearly. The people were amazed for it was as if all thirteen men spoke as one.
14 "Blessed be you poor, for yours is the Kingdom Of God.
15 Blessed are you that hunger now, for you shall be filled.
16 Blessed are you that weep now, for you shall laugh.
17 Blessed are you when men shall hate you, and when they shall seperate you from your company and shall reproach you and cast out your name as evil for The Son Of Man's sake.
18 Rejoice you in that day, leap for joy. For behold, your reward is great in Heaven.
19 For in like manner did their Fathers unto the Prophets.
20 But woe unto you that are rich, for you have received your consolation.
21 Woe unto you that are full, for you shall hunger.
22 Woe unto you that laugh now, for you shall moan and weep.
23 Woe unto you when all men speak well of you. For so did your Fathers to the false prophets.
24 But I say unto you which hear....love your enemies. Do good to them that hurt you. Bless them that curse you, and pray for them who despitefully use you.
25 Unto him that strikes you on the one cheek offer him also the other.
26 And him that steals away your cloak forbid not that he take your coat, also.
27 Give to every man that that he asks of you and if any man takes away your goods ask not of them again.
28 Remember you all the greatest of all Laws, that as you would have a man do unto you, do you also unto him.
29 It is more than easy to love them that love you, and to do good to them that do good to you. For the most evil of men will do this.
30 It is easy to lend when you know you will receive in return, even the sinner will lend to a sinner when he knows the return will be good.
31 But to love your enemies is hard. To lend when you know you will receive not, is difficult. But you shall be the highest of all children when you do good unto the thankless, unto the evil.
32 Be you therefore merciful, as your Father is merciful.
33 Judge not and you will not be judged. Condemn not and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven.
34 Give and it shall be given back to you in untold measure. For it does not matter how man shall measure you. The measure of man is nothing. Those remembered greatly by man are often unknown to God. Let Him measure you who is worthy of doing the measure.
35 He who seeks the glorification of man seeks away the glorification of God, as there are few, indeed, that find themselves glorified by both."
THE DEATH OF JOHN THE BAPTIST
And He spoke a parable to them.
2 "Can the blind lead the blind? Shall they not both fall over a precipice? The disciple is not above his master, but every one that is perfect shall be his master.
3 How can any man remove the twig from his brother's eye when he has the entire limb in his own?
4 If you say to your brother 'Let me pull the twig out of your eye,' when you, yourself, have a beam in your own, you would be a hypocrite to do so. For you must remove the limb from your own eye before you can take the twig from your brother.
5 For a good tree brings not corrupt fruit. Neither does a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit. But each tree brings forth according to what it is.
6 For thorns bring not to a man figs, nor will a bramble bush bring him grapes.
7 A good man, not of his good treasures, will bring forth that which is good, and likewise, an evil man, out of his evil treasures, will bring forth the abundance of his evil. For the abomination of his heart shall come out of his mouth.
8 Why do you call me Lord and will not do the things which I say? You come to me saying speak, but when I speak you hear not what I say. You ask me show, but do not harken to what I show you.
9 You are like men that build their house upon shifting sand, and wonder why they constantly fall down. Be wise men. Dig beneath the sand. Dig deep. Lay the foundation of your houses upon the stone which is true. And no matter the wind that comes against it it will shake not, for it is strong.
10 But he that does not, he who listens to the whims of man and not to the Glory Of God has no right to complain or be angry with God when his house falls down."
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