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Matthew 7 :: Legacy Standard Bible (LSB)

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Judging Others

(Luk 6:37–42 )
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“Do not judge, so that you will not be judged.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:2 - “For with what judgment you judge, you will be judged; and with what measure you measure, it will be measured to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:3 - “And why do you look at the speck that is in your brother’s eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:4 - “Or how [fn]can you say to your brother, ‘Let me take the speck out of your eye,’ and behold, the log is in your own eye?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:5 - “You hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your brother’s eye.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:6 -

“Do not give what is holy to dogs, and do not throw your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces.

Ask, and It Will Be Given

(Luk 11:9–13 )
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[fn]Ask, and it will be given to you; [fn]seek, and you will find; [fn]knock, and it will be opened to you.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:8 - “For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:9 - “Or what man is there among you [fn]who, when his son asks for a loaf, [fn]will give him a stone?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:10 - “Or [fn]if he asks for a fish, he will not give him a snake, will he?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:11 - “If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give what is good to those who ask Him!
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:12 -

“Therefore, in all things, whatever you want people to do for you, so do for them, for this is the Law and the Prophets.

The Narrow Gate

(Luk 13:24 )
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“Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the way is broad that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter through it.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:14 - “For the gate is narrow and the way is constricted that leads to life, and there are few who find it.

A Tree and Its Fruit

(Mat 12:33; Luk 6:43–45 )
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“Beware of the false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly are ravenous wolves.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:16 - “You will [fn]know them by their fruits. [fn]Are grapes gathered from thorn bushes or figs from thistles?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:17 - “Even so, every good tree bears good fruit, but the bad tree bears bad fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:18 - “A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, nor can a bad tree bear good fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:19 - “Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:20 - “So then, you will [fn]know them by their fruits.
(Luk 6:46; 13:26, 27 )
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“Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father who is in heaven will enter.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:22 - “Many will say to Me on that day, ‘Lord, Lord, in Your name did we not prophesy, and in Your name cast out demons, and in Your name do many [fn]miracles?’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:23 - “And then I will declare to them, ‘I never knew you; DEPART FROM ME, YOU WHO PRACTICE LAWLESSNESS.’

Build Your House on the Rock

(Luk 6:47–49 )
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“Therefore everyone who hears these words of Mine and does them, [fn]may be compared to a wise man who built his house on the rock.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:25 - “And the rain descended, and the rivers came, and the winds blew and fell against that house; and yet it did not fall, for it had been founded on the rock.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:26 - “And everyone hearing these words of Mine and not doing them, may be compared to a foolish man who built his house on the sand.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:27 - “And the rain descended, and the [fn]floods came, and the winds blew and slammed against that house; and it fell—and great was its fall.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:28 -

[fn]Now it happened that when Jesus had finished these words, the crowds were astonished at His teaching;

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:29 - for He was teaching them as one having authority, and not as their scribes.
LSB Footnotes
Lit will
Or Keep asking
Or keep seeking
Or keep knocking
Lit whom his son will ask
Lit he will not give him a stone, will he?
Lit also will ask
Or recognize
Lit They do not gather
Or recognize
Or works of power
Lit will
Lit rivers
Lit And
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