“invite your friends, brothers, relatives, and rich neighbors. For they will invite you back, and that will be your only reward. Instead, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, and the blind. Then at the resurrection of the righteous, God will reward you for inviting those who could not repay you.”
Life around the World
“Note this: Some who seem least important now will be the greatest then, and some who are the greatest now will be least important then.”
Do you think I have come to bring peace to the earth? No, I have come to divide people against each other! From now on families will be split apart, three in favor of me, and two against—or two in favor and three against.
“Be dressed for service and keep your lamps burning, as though you were waiting for your master to return from the wedding feast.”
“Beware! Guard against every kind of greed. Life is not measured by how much you own.”
“Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples.”
There is only one thing worth being concerned about.
“Now which of these three would you say was a neighbor to the man who was attacked by bandits?” Jesus asked. The man replied, “The one who showed him mercy.” Then Jesus said, “Yes, now go and do the same.”