Matthew 5:11-14 NIV

11 "Blessed are you when people insult you,1 persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me.2

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12 Rejoice and be glad,3 because great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.4

Salt and Light

13 "You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled by men.5

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14 "You are the light of the world.6 A city on a hill cannot be hidden.

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