Do whatever they teach you and follow it; but do not do as they do, for they do not practice what they teach.
Go and learn what this means, ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice.’ For I have come to call not the righteous but sinners.”
“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”
“There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day. And at his gate lay a poor man named Lazarus, covered with sores, who longed to satisfy his hunger with what fell from the rich man’s table; even the dogs would come and lick his sores.
The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God has come near; repent, and believe in the good news."
Simon Peter answered, “You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God.”
From that time Jesus began to proclaim, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near."