Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies? Yet not one of them is forgotten by God. Indeed, the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.
If you then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give the Holy Spirit to those who ask for him.
If anyone is ashamed of me and my words, the Son of Man will be ashamed of him when he comes in his glory and in the glory of the Father and of the holy angels.
Then he said to them all: “If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.”
Bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.
Some men came carrying a paralytic on a mat and tried to take him into the house to lay him before Jesus.
After this, Jesus went out and saw a tax collector by the name of Levi sitting at his tax booth. “Follow me,” Jesus said to him, and Levi got up, left everything and followed him.
But he [Jesus] said, “I must preach the good news of the kingdom of God to the other towns also, because that is why I was sent.”
For the Son of Man came to seek and to save what was lost.
But I tell you who hear me: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.