Matthew 6:16-21 NIV


16 "When you fast,1 do not look somber2 as the hypocrites do, for they disfigure their faces to show men they are fasting. I tell you the truth, they have received their reward in full.

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17 But when you fast, put oil on your head and wash your face,
18 so that it will not be obvious to men that you are fasting, but only to your Father, who is unseen; and your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.3

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      Treasures in Heaven

      6:22,23pp -- Lk 11:34-36

      19 "Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth,4 where moth and rust destroy,5 and where thieves break in and steal.

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      20 But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven,6 where moth and rust do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal.7

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      21 For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.8

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