However, as it is written: “No eye has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has conceived what God has prepared for those who love him.”
He who heeds discipline shows the way to life, but whoever ignores correction leads others astray.
The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. He is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.
But I tell you who hear me: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you…
You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled by men.