“And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full. But when you pray, go into your room, close the […]
“Haven’t you read,” he replied, “that at the beginning the Creator ‘made them male and female,’ and said, ‘For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh’?So they are no longer two, but one flesh. […]
“Foi dito: 'Qualquer um que se divorcie de sua esposa deve dar a ela um certificado de divórcio'. Mas eu lhes digo que qualquer um que se divorcie de sua esposa, exceto por imoralidade sexual, a torna vítima de adultério, e qualquer um que se casar com uma mulher divorciada comete adultério." (Mateus 5: 31-32)
“One of them (Pharisees), an expert in the law, tested him with this question: “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest […]
“You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall not commit adultery. But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart. If your right eye causes you to stumble, gouge it out and throw it away. It is […]
“You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, that you may be children of your Father in heaven. He causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, […]
“When you fast, do not look somber as the hypocrites do, for they disfigure their faces to show others they are fasting. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full. But when you fast, put oil on your head and wash your face, so that it will […]
“Todas estas coisas disse Jesus às multidões por parábolas e sem parábolas nada lhes dizia; para que se cumprisse o que foi dito por intermédio do profeta: Abrirei em parábolas a minha boca; publicarei coisas ocultas desde a criação [do mundo]” (Mt 13:34-35).
“Do not judge, or you too will be judged. For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you. “Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother’s eye and pay no attention […]
“Ora, a fé é a certeza de coisas que se esperam, a convicção de fatos que se não veem. Pois, pela fé, os antigos obtiveram bom testemunho. Pela fé, entendemos que foi o universo formado pela palavra de Deus, de maneira que o visível veio a existir das coisas que não aparecem” (Hb 11:1-3).
“Porque assim diz o SENHOR Deus, o Santo de Israel: Em vos converterdes e em sossegardes, está a vossa salvação; na tranquilidade e na confiança, a vossa força, mas não o quisestes” (Is 30: 15).