Disciples and the World

13 "You are the salt of the earth; but 1if the salt has become tasteless, how * can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled under foot by men.
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14 "You are 2the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot * be hidden;
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15 3nor does anyone light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on the lampstand, and it gives light to all who are in the house.
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16 "Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may 4see your good works, and 5glorify your Father who is in heaven.
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17 "Do not think that I came to abolish the 6Law or the Prophets; I did not come to abolish but to fulfill.
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18 "For truly I say to you, 7until heaven and earth pass away, not the smallest letter or stroke shall pass from the Law until all is accomplished.
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    • h 5:18 - Lit "one iota" (Heb yodh) or "one projection of a letter" (serif)
      19 "Whoever * then annuls one of the least of these commandments, and teaches others to do the same, shall be called least 8in the kingdom of heaven; but whoever * keeps and teaches them, he shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.
      References for Matthew 5:19
        • i 5:19 - Gr "anthropoi"
        • j 5:19 - Lit "does"
          20 "For I say to you that unless * your 9righteousness surpasses that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will not enter the kingdom of heaven.
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