8"I tell you, whoever acknowledges me before men, the Son of Man will also acknowledge him before the angels of God.19But he who disowns me before men will be disowned2 before the angels of God.10And everyone who speaks a word against the Son of Man3 will be forgiven, but anyone who blasphemes against the Holy Spirit will not be forgiven.411"When you are brought before synagogues, rulers and authorities, do not worry about how you will defend yourselves or what you will say,512for the Holy Spirit will teach you at that time what you should say."6
Someone in the crowd said to him, "Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me."
Jesus replied, "Man, who appointed me a judge or an arbiter between you?"15
Then he said to them, "Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; a man's life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions."716
And he told them this parable: "The ground of a certain rich man produced a good crop.17He thought to himself, 'What shall I do? I have no place to store my crops.'18"Then he said, 'This is what I'll do. I will tear down my barns and build bigger ones, and there I will store all my grain and my goods.