Then I will tell them plainly, 'I never knew you. Away from me, you evildoers!'1
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"Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice2 is like a wise man who built his house on the rock.
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The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on the rock.
But everyone who hears these words of mine and does not put them into practice is like a foolish man who built his house on sand.
The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house, and it fell with a great crash."
When Jesus had finished saying these things,3 the crowds were amazed at his teaching,4
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because he taught as one who had authority, and not as their teachers of the law.