Matthew 7:21-29 ESV

I Never Knew You

21 1"Not everyone who 2says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' will 3enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who 4does the will of my Father who is in heaven.

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22 5On that day 6many will say to me, 'Lord, Lord, did we not 7prophesy in your name, and cast out demons 8in your name, and do many mighty works in your name?'

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23 9And then will I declare to them, 'I 10never knew you; 11depart from me, 12you workers of lawlessness.'

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      Build Your House on the Rock

      24 13"Everyone then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like 14a wise man who built his house on the rock.

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          25 And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house, but it did not fall, because it had been founded on the rock.
          26 And everyone who hears these words of mine and does not do them will be like 15a foolish man who built his house on the sand.

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            • 326 7:26 - [See ver. 24 above]
              27 And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat against that house, and it fell, and great was the fall of it."

              The Authority of Jesus

              28 And when Jesus finished these sayings, 16the crowds were astonished at his teaching,

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              29 17for he was teaching them as one who had authority, and not as their scribes.

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