Then said He unto His disciples, "It is impossible but that offenses will come, but woe unto him through whom they come!
It were better for him that a millstone were hung about his neck and he cast into the sea, than that he should cause one of these little ones to fall.
"Take heed to yourselves. If thy brother trespass against thee, rebuke him; and if he repent, forgive him.
And if he trespass against thee seven times in a day, and seven times in a day turn again to thee, saying, `I repent,' thou shalt forgive him."
And the apostles said unto the Lord, "Increase our faith."
And the Lord said, "If ye had faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye might say unto this sycamine tree, `Be thou plucked up by the root, and be thou planted in the sea,' and it should obey you.
But which of you, having a servant plowing or feeding cattle, will say unto him by and by when he is come from the field, `Go and sit down to meat'?
But will you not rather say unto him, `Make ready wherewith I may sup, and gird thyself and serve me until I have eaten and drunk, and afterward thou shalt eat and drink'?
Doth he thank that servant because he did the things that were commanded him? I think not!
So likewise ye, when ye shall have done all those things which are commanded you, say, `We are unprofitable servants. We have done that which was our duty to do.'"