"And then I will tell them plainly, "`I never knew you: begone from me, you doers of wickedness.'
"Every one who hears these my teachings and acts upon them will be found to resemble a wise man who builds his house upon rock;
and the heavy rain falls, the swollen torrents come, and the winds blow and beat against the house; yet it does not fall, for its foundation is on rock.
And every one who hears these my teachings and does not act upon them will be found to resemble a fool who builds his house upon sand.
The heavy rain descends, the swollen torrents come, and the winds blow and burst upon the house, and it falls; and disastrous is the fall."
When Jesus had concluded this discourse, the crowds were filled with amazement at His teaching,
for He had been teaching them as one who had authority, and not as their Scribes taught.