Luke 6:20-45 NIV

20 Looking at his disciples, he said: “Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.

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21 Blessed are you who hunger now, for you will be satisfied. Blessed are you who weep now, for you will laugh.

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22 Blessed are you when people hate you, when they exclude you and insult you and reject your name as evil, because of the Son of Man.

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23 “Rejoice in that day and leap for joy, because great is your reward in heaven. For that is how their ancestors treated the prophets.

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24 “But woe to you who are rich, for you have already received your comfort.

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25 Woe to you who are well fed now, for you will go hungry. Woe to you who laugh now, for you will mourn and weep.

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26 Woe to you when everyone speaks well of you, for that is how their ancestors treated the false prophets.

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Love for Enemies

27 “But to you who are listening I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,

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28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.

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29 If someone slaps you on one cheek, turn to them the other also. If someone takes your coat, do not withhold your shirt from them.
30 Give to everyone who asks you, and if anyone takes what belongs to you, do not demand it back.

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31 Do to others as you would have them do to you.

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32 “If you love those who love you, what credit is that to you? Even sinners love those who love them.

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33 And if you do good to those who are good to you, what credit is that to you? Even sinners do that.
34 And if you lend to those from whom you expect repayment, what credit is that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners, expecting to be repaid in full.

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35 But love your enemies, do good to them, and lend to them without expecting to get anything back. Then your reward will be great, and you will be children of the Most High, because he is kind to the ungrateful and wicked.

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      36 Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful.

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      Judging Others

      37 “Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven.

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      38 Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.”

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      39 He also told them this parable: “Can the blind lead the blind? Will they not both fall into a pit?

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      40 The student is not above the teacher, but everyone who is fully trained will be like their teacher.

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      41 “Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother’s eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye?
      42 How can you say to your brother, ‘Brother, let me take the speck out of your eye,’ when you yourself fail to see the plank in your own eye? You hypocrite, first take the plank out of your eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother’s eye.

      A Tree and Its Fruit

      43 “No good tree bears bad fruit, nor does a bad tree bear good fruit.

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          44 Each tree is recognized by its own fruit. People do not pick figs from thornbushes, or grapes from briers.

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          45 A good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and an evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For the mouth speaks what the heart is full of.

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