What, then, are those who read the Bible to do?
Five of them were foolish, and five were wise. For when the foolish took their lamps, they took no oil with them, but the wise took flasks of oil with their lamps.
As the bridegroom was delayed, they all became drowsy and slept. Moreover, even the dogs came and licked his sores. The rich man also died and was buried, and in Hades, being in torment, he lifted up his eyes and saw Abraham far off and Lazarus at his side.
For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me, I was naked and you clothed me, I was sick and you visited me, I was in prison and you came to me.
And when did we see you a stranger and welcome you, or naked and clothe you? And to the one who does not work but believes in him who justifies the ungodly, his faith is counted as righteousness, Romans Turn away from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.
For they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, that they may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward.
On the contrary, I worked harder than any of them, though it was not I, but the grace of God that is with me. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, James 3: By his good conduct let him show his works in the meekness of wisdom.
And your Father who sees in secret will reward you. Can that faith save him? So also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead.
For they make their phylacteries broad and their fringes long, James 2:Providing Free Web Pages for Churches, Ministries, and Charities Since The Bible is one continuous story, from the story of creation to the story of Jesus' future return at the end of time.
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