A Lamp on a Stand

16 “No one lights a lamp and hides it in a clay jar or puts it under a bed. Instead, they put it on a stand, so that those who come in can see the light.
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17 For there is nothing hidden that will not be disclosed, and nothing concealed that will not be known or brought out into the open.
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18 Therefore consider carefully how you listen. Whoever has will be given more; whoever does not have, even what they think they have will be taken from them.”
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Jesus’ Mother and Brothers

19 Now Jesus’ mother and brothers came to see him, but they were not able to get near him because of the crowd.
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      20 Someone told him, “Your mother and brothers are standing outside, wanting to see you.”
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      21 He replied, “My mother and brothers are those who hear God’s word and put it into practice.”
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