Matthew 10:34-39 ESV

Not Peace, but a Sword

34 1"Do not think that I have come to bring peace to the earth. 2I have not come to bring peace, but a sword.

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35 3For I have come 4to set a man against his father, and a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law.

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      36 5And a person's enemies will be those of his own household.

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      37 6Whoever loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me, and whoever loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.

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      38 And 7whoever does not take his cross and 8follow me is not worthy of me.

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      39 9Whoever finds his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for my sake will find it.

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