381Johnsaid to Him, "Teacher, we sawsomeonecasting out demons in Your name, and 2we tried to prevent him because he was not following us."
But Jesussaid, "Do not hinder him, for there is noonewho will perform a miracle in My name, and be ablesoonafterward to speakevil of Me.40"3For he who is not against us is afor us.41"For 4whoevergives you a cup of water to drinkbbecause of your name as followers of Christ, truly I say to you, he will not lose his reward.42"5Whoevercausesone of theseclittleones who believe to stumble, it dwould be better for him if, with a heavymillstonehungaround his neck, he ehad been cast into the sea.43"6If your handcauses you to stumble, cut it off; it is better for you to enterlifecrippled, than, having your twohands, to go into f7hell, into the 8unquenchablefire,44
[gwhere THEIR WORM DOES NOT DIE, AND THE FIRE IS NOT QUENCHED.]
45"If your footcauses you to stumble, cut it off; it is better for you to enterlifelame, than, having your twofeet, to be cast into h9hell,46
[iwhere THEIR WORM DOES NOT DIE, AND THE FIRE IS NOT QUENCHED.]
47"10If your eyecauses you to stumble, throw it out; it is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with oneeye, than, havingtwoeyes, to be cast into j11hell,4812where THEIR WORM DOES NOT DIE, AND 13THE FIRE IS NOT QUENCHED.49"For everyone will be salted with fire.50"Salt is good; but 14if the saltbecomesunsalty, with what will you kmake it salty again? 15Havesalt in yourselves, and 16be at peace with oneanother."