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Moreover when ye fast, be not, as the hypocrites, of a sad countenance: for they disfigure their faces, that they may appear unto men to fast. Verily [most assuredly] I say unto you, They have their reward. MT 6:16 But thou, when thou fastest, anoint thine head, and wash thy face; MT 6:17 That thou appear not unto men to fast, but unto thy Father which is in secret: and thy Father, which seeth in secret, shall reward thee openly. MT 6:18

Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: MT 6:19 But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal: MT 6:20 For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. MT 6:21 OVERCOME YOUR HARMFULNESS Money & Worldly Things The light of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be single [sound], thy whole body shall be full of light. MT 6:22 But if thine eye be evil, thy whole body shall be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in thee be darkness, how great is that darkness! MT 6:23 HELPS BELIEVE Right & Wrong

No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold [be devoted] to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon [money WU]. MT 6:24 OVERCOME YOUR HARMFULNESS Money & Worldly Things

Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for [do not worry about WU] your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life [not life] more than meat [food], and the body [more] than raiment [clothing]? MT 6:25 Behold the fowls [birds] of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better [more valuable] than they? MT 6:26 Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit unto his stature? MT 6:27 And why take ye thought for raiment [clothing]? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin: MT 6:28 And yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. MT 6:29 Wherefore [therefore WU], if God so clothe the grass of the field, which to day is, and to morrow is cast into the oven, shall he not much more clothe you, O ye of little faith? MT 6:30 Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed? MT 6:31 (For after all these things do the Gentiles [unconverted WU] seek:) KEEPS FROM BELIEVING Distractions  OVERCOME YOUR HARMFULNESS Money & Worldly Things BLESSINGS A Full Life for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things. MT 6:32 But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you [as well]. MT 6:33

Take therefore no thought for the morrow [do not worry about tomorrow WU]: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto [for WU] the day is the evil [trouble WU] thereof. MT 6:34 KEEPS FROM BELIEVING Distractions

Judge not, that ye be not judged. MT 7:1 For with what judgment ye judge [others WU], ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete [measure], it shall be measured to you again. MT 7:2 LOVE NEIGHBOR Not Judge

And why beholdest thou the mote [speck] that is in thy brother's eye, but considerest not the beam that is in thine own eye? MT 7:3 Or how wilt thou say to thy brother, Let me pull out the mote out of thine eye; and, behold, a beam is in thine own eye? MT 7:4 Thou hypocrite, first cast out the beam out of thine own eye; and then shalt thou see clearly to cast out the mote out of thy brother's eye. MT 7:5 RELATIONS Problems

Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine [pigs], lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and rend you [tear you to pieces]. MT 7:6 UNBELIEF

Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you: MT 7:7 For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened. MT 7:8 Or what man is there of you, whom if his son ask bread, will he give him a stone? MT 7:9 Or if he ask a fish, will he give him a serpent? MT 7:10 If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your Father which is in heaven give good things to them that ask him? MT 7:11 ASK GOD Whatever

Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you [whatever you desire for men to do to you], do ye even so to them: for this is [sums up WU] the law and the prophets. MT 7:12 LOVE NEIGHBOR

Enter ye in at the strait [narrow] gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat: MT 7:13 Because strait [narrow] is the gate, and narrow [restricted] is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it. MT 7:14 HELPS BELIEVE Narrow

Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. MT 7:15 Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of [from] thorns, or figs of thistles? MT 7:16 Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit. MT 7:17 A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit. MT 7:18 Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire. MT 7:19 Wherefore [therefore,] by their fruits ye shall know them. MT 7:20 APPLY Can't Fool

Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven. MT 7:21 Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils [demons]? and in thy name done many wonderful works? MT 7:22 And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity [evil WU]. MT 7:23 Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock: MT 7:24 And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell not: for it was founded upon a rock. MT 7:25 And every one that heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them not, shall be likened unto a foolish man, which built his house upon the sand: MT 7:26 And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell: and great was the fall of it. MT 7:27 APPLY God's Will

And it came to pass, when Jesus had ended these sayings, the people were astonished at his doctrine: MT 7:28 For he taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes [experts in the law WU]. MT 7:29

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