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31. Go to Christians who offend you—Matthew 18:15
Matthew 18:15 Amplified Bible (AMP)
15 “If your brother sins[a], go and show him his fault in private;
if he listens and pays attention to you,
you have won back your brother.
Galatians 6:1 Amplified Bible (AMP)
6 Brothers, if anyone is caught in any sin, you who are spiritual
[that is, you who are responsive to the guidance of the Spirit] are to restore such a person in a spirit of gentleness
[not with a sense of superiority or self-righteousness],
keeping a watchful eye on yourself, so that you are not tempted as well.
32. Forgive offenders—Matthew 18:21-22 (Also Proverbs 19:11)
21Then Peter came to Him and asked, “Lord, how many times
will my brother sin against me and I forgive him
and let it go? Up to seven times?”
22 Jesus answered him, “I say to you, not up to seven times,
but seventy times seven.
Proverbs 19:11 Amplified Bible (AMP)
11 Good sense and discretion make a man slow to anger,
And it is his honor and glory to overlook a transgression
or an offense [without seeking revenge and harboring resentment].
33. Beware of covetousness—Luke 12:15
Luke 12:15 Amplified Bible (AMP)
15 Then He said to them, “Watch out and guard yourselves
against every form of greed; for not even when one has
an overflowing abundance does his life consist of
nor is it derived from his possessions.”
29. Deny yourself—Luke 9:23 (Also Matthew 10:38 and Mark 8:34)
Luke 9:23 Amplified Bible (AMP)
23 And He was saying to them all, “If anyone
wishes to follow Me [as My disciple], he must deny himself
[set aside selfish interests], and take up his cross daily
[expressing a willingness to endure whatever may come] and follow Me [believing in Me, conforming to My example
in living and, if need be, suffering or perhaps dying because of faith in Me].
Matthew 10:38 Amplified Bible (AMP)
38 And he who does not take his [a]cross [expressing a willingness to
endure whatever may come] and follow Me [believing in Me, conforming
to My example in living and, if need be, suffering or perhaps dying
because of faith in Me] is not worthy of Me.
Luke 10:26-28 New Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (NRSVCE)
26 He said to him, “What is written in the law? What do you read there?”
27 He answered, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul,
and with all your strength, and with all your mind; and your neighbor as yourself.”
28 And he said to him, “You have given the right answer; do this, and you will live.”