14 Now the Pharisees, gwho were lovers of money, also heard all these things, and they 6derided Him. 15 And He said to them, “You are those who hjustify yourselves ibefore men, but jGod knows your hearts. For kwhat is highly esteemed among men is an abomination in the sight of God.
16 l“The law and the prophets were until John. Since that time the kingdom of God has been preached, and everyone is pressing into it. 17 mAnd it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away than for one 7tittle of the law to fail.
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