What credit is it to you if you do good only to those who do good to you? Even sinners do that.
What credit is it to you if you lend only to those who you expect will pay you back? Even sinners lend to each other, expecting to be repaid in full.
But love your enemies, do good, and lend expecting nothing back! Your reward will be great, and you will be children of Ha`Elyon; for he is kind to the ungrateful and the wicked.
Show compassion, just as your Father shows compassion.
"Don't judge, and you won't be judged. Don't condemn, and you won't be condemned. "Forgive, and you will be forgiven.
Give, and you will receive gifts -- the full measure, compacted, shaken together and overflowing, will be put right in your lap. For the measure with which you measure out will be used to measure back to you!"
He also told them a parable: "Can one blind man lead another blind man? Won't they both fall into a pit?
A talmid is not above his rabbi; but each one, when he is fully trained, will be like his rabbi.
So why do you see the splinter in your brother's eye, but not notice the log in your own eye?
How can you say to your brother, `Brother, let me remove the splinter from your eye,' when you yourself don't see the log in your own eye? You hypocrite! First take the log out of your own eye; then you will see clearly, so that you can remove the splinter from your brother's eye!
"For no good tree produces bad fruit, nor does a bad tree produce good fruit.