Matthew 5:6-16 NIV

6 Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled.1

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7 Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy.2

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8 Blessed are the pure in heart,3 for they will see God.4

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9 Blessed are the peacemakers,5 for they will be called sons of God.6

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      10 Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness,7 for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.8

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          11 "Blessed are you when people insult you,9 persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me.10

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          12 Rejoice and be glad,11 because great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.12

          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.13

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

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          15 Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house.15

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          16 In the same way, let your light shine before men,16 that they may see your good deeds17 and praise18 your Father in heaven.

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