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Matthew 26:52-54

52 Then says Jesus to him: Put back thy sword into its place; for all they who take the sword shall perish with the sword. 53 Thinkest thou that I can not now pray to my Father, and he will send me more than twelve legions of angels? 54 How then shall the Scriptures be fulfilled, that thus it must be?

Mark 7:1-37

1 AND there come together to him the Pharisees and certain of the scribes, who came from Jerusalem. 2 And seeing some of his disciples eating bread with defiled (that is, unwashen) hands, they found fault. 3 For the Pharisees, and all the Jews, except they carefully wash their hands, do not eat, holding the tradition of the elders. 4 And coming from the market, except they immerse themselves, they do not eat. And there are many other things which they received to hold, immersions of cups, and pots, and brazen vessels, and couches. 5 And the Pharisees and the scribes ask him: Why do not thy disciples walk according to the tradition of the elders, but eat bread with defiled hands? 6 And he said to them: Well did Isaiah prophesy concerning you hypocrites; as it is written: This people honor me with their lips, But their heart is far from me. 7 But in vain they worship me, Teaching as doctrines commandments of men. 8 For laying aside the commandment of God, ye hold the tradition of men, immersions of pots and cups; and many other such things ye do. 9 And he said to them: Well do ye reject the commandment of God, that ye may keep your own tradition! 10 For Moses said: Honor thy father and thy mother; and he that curses father or mother, let him surely die. 11 But ye say: If a man say to his father or his mother, It is Corban (that is, a gift) whatever thou mightest be profited with from me—; 12 and ye suffer him no more to do aught for his father or his mother, 13 annulling the word of God by your tradition, which ye handed down. And many such things ye do. 14 And again calling to him the multitude, he said to them: Hearken to me every one, and understand. 15 There is nothing from without a man, that entering into him can defile him; but the things that come out of him, these are they that defile the man. 16 If any one has ears to hear, let him hear. 17 And when he entered into the house from the multitude, his disciples asked him concerning the parable. 18 And he says to them: Are ye so without understanding also? Do ye not perceive, that whatever from without enters into the man can not defile him? 19 Because it enters not into his heart, but into the belly, and goes out into the drain, cleansing all food. 20 And he said: That which comes out of the man, that defiles the man. 21 For from within, out of the heart of men, come forth evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, 22 thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, wantonness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness. 23 All these evil things come forth from within, and defile the man. 24 And rising up he departed thence into the borders of Tyre and Sidon; and entering into a house, he desired that no one should know it. And he could not be hidden. 25 For a woman, whose little daughter had an unclean spirit, hearing of him, came and fell at his feet. 26 The woman was a Greek, a Syrophenician by nation; and she besought him that he would cast out the demon from her daughter. 27 And he said to her: Let the children first be filled; for it is not good to take the children's bread and cast it to the dogs. 28 And she answered and said to him: Yea, Lord; for the dogs under the table eat of the children's crumbs. 29 And he said to her: For this saying go thy way; the demon has gone out of thy daughter. 30 And departing to her house, she found the little child laid on the bed, and the demon gone out. 31 And again going forth out of the borders of Tyre, he came through Sidon to the sea of Galilee, through the midst of the borders of Decapolis. 32 And they bring to him one that was deaf, and had an impediment in his speech; and they beseech him to put his hand upon him. 33 And taking him aside from the multitude he put his fingers into his ears, and spitting, touched his tongue, 34 and looking up to heaven, he sighed, and says to him: Ephphatha, that is, Be opened. 35 And straightway his ears were opened, and the bond of his tongue was loosed, and he spoke plainly. 36 And he charged them that they should tell no one. But the more he charged them, the more abundantly they published it; 37 and were beyond measure astonished, saying: He has done all things well; he makes both the deaf to hear, and the dumb to speak.

Matthew 4:1-25

1 THEN Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness, to be tempted by the Devil. 2 And having fasted forty days and forty nights, he afterwards hungered. 3 And coming to him, the tempter said: If thou art the Son of God, command that these stones become loaves of bread. 4 But he answering said: It is written, Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that proceeds out of the mouth of God. 5 Then the Devil takes him into the holy city, and sets him on the pinnacle of the temple, 6 and says to him: If thou art the Son of God, cast thyself down; for it is written: He will give his angels command concerning thee; And on their hands they will bear thee up, Lest haply thou dash thy foot against a stone. 7 Jesus said to him: Again it is written, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God. 8 Again the Devil takes him into an exceedingly high mountain, and shows him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them; 9 and says to him: All these things I will give thee, if thou wilt fall down and worship me. 10 Then Jesus says to him: Get thee hence, Satan; for it is written: Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve. 11 Then the Devil leaves him; and behold, angels came and ministered to him. 12 And hearing that John was delivered up, he retired into Galilee. 13 And leaving Nazareth, he came and dwelt in Capernaum, which is by the sea, in the borders of Zebulun and Naphtali; 14 that it might be fulfilled which was spoken through Isaiah the prophet, saying: 15 The land of Zebulun, and the land of Naphtali, By the way of the sea, beyond the Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles, 16 The people that sat in darkness, saw great light, And to those sitting in the region and shadow of death light sprang up. 17 From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say: Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. 18 And walking by the sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea; for they were fishermen. 19 And he says to them: Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men. 20 And they, immediately leaving the nets, followed him. 21 And going on from thence, he saw other two brothers, James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, in the ship with Zebedee their father, mending their nets; and he called them. 22 And they, immediately leaving the ship and their father, followed him. 23 And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the good news of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every infirmity among the people. 24 And his fame went forth into all Syria; and they brought to him all that were sick, taken with divers diseases and torments, and possessed with demons, and lunatic, and palsied; and he healed them. 25 And great multitudes followed him from Galilee, and Decapolis, and Jerusalem, and Judaea, and from beyond the Jordan.

John 14:26

26 But the Comforter, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all things which I said to you.

Romans 12:19

19 Avenge not yourselves, beloved, but give place to the wrath [of God]. For it is written: To me belongs vengeance; I will recompense, saith the Lord.

1 Corinthians 10:13

13 There has no temptation taken you but such as belongs to man; and God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted beyond what ye are able, but will with the temptation make also the way of escape, that ye may be able to bear it.

Romans 13:4

4 for he is God's minister to thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he bears not the sword in vain; for he is God's minister, an avenger for wrath to him that does evil.

1 Timothy 5:8

8 But if any one provides not for his own, and especially for those of his own house, he has denied the faith, and is worse than an unbeliever.

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