Luke 12:8-18 NIV

8 "I tell you, whoever acknowledges me before men, the Son of Man will also acknowledge him before the angels of God.1

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9 But he who disowns me before men will be disowned2 before the angels of God.

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10 And 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.4

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11 "When you are brought before synagogues, rulers and authorities, do not worry about how you will defend yourselves or what you will say,5

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12 for the Holy Spirit will teach you at that time what you should say."6

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The Parable of the Rich Fool

13 Someone in the crowd said to him, "Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me."

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      14 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."7

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      16 And he told them this parable: "The ground of a certain rich man produced a good crop.
      17 He 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.