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15. Seek first the kingdom of God
Matthew 6:33 Amplified Bible (AMP)
33 But first and most importantly seek (aim at, strive after)
His kingdom and His righteousness
[His way of doing and being right—
the attitude and character of God],
and all these things will be given to you also.
Matthew 6:33New Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (NRSVCE)
33 But strive first for the kingdom of God and
his righteousness, and all these things
will be given to you as well.
Matthew 7:1-2 Amplified Bible (AMP)
7 “[a]Do not judge and criticize and condemn
[others unfairly with an attitude of self-righteous superiority
as though assuming the office of a judge],
so that you will not be judged [unfairly].
2 For just as you [hypocritically] judge others
[when you are sinful and unrepentant],
so will you be judged; and in accordance
with your standard of measure [used to pass out judgment],
judgment will be measured to you.
Do not throw your pearls to pigs—Matthew 7:6
Matthew 7:6 Amplified Bible (AMP)
6 “Do not give that which is holy to [a]dogs,
and do not throw your pearls before pigs,
for they will trample them under their feet,
and turn and tear you to pieces.
James 1:22 New King James Version (NKJV)
22 But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.
James 4:6 New Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (NRSVCE)
6 But he gives all the more grace; therefore it says,
“God opposes the proud,
but gives grace to the humble.”
2 Corinthians 13:5 Amplified Bible (AMP)
5 Examine and test and evaluate your own selves to see whether you are holding to your faith
and showing the proper fruits of it. Test and prove yourselves. Do you not yourselves realize and know [thoroughly by an ever-increasing experience] that Jesus Christ is in you—unless you are [counterfeits] disapproved on trial and rejected?
Galatians 6:3 New King James Version (NKJV)
3 For if anyone thinks himself to be something, when he is nothing, he deceives himself.
1 Corinthians 8:2 Easy-to-Read Version (ERV)
2 Those who think they know something do not yet know anything as they should.
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.”