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Do not Steal, Do not Lie, Help Others

“Do not steal the goods of your neighbors, for that would be to deprive them of what they have acquired by their labor.

“Deceive no one, so as not to be yourselves deceived!

“You shall attain to Supreme Bliss, not only in purifying yourselves, but also in guiding others in the way that shall permit them to gain the Perfection of the Primary!” (The Life of Saint Issa, 7:15,16,18)

“… Protect (your friends) like the pupil of your eye” (The Gospel of Thomas, 25).

“The one who sustains a neighbor, sustains oneself” (The Life of Saint Issa, 10:9).

“… You have heard that it has been said to the ancients, ‘You shall not swear falsely, but you shall perform your oaths to the Lord.’ But I say to you, do not swear at all… But let your word be, (if) yes — (then) yes; (if) no — (then) no!…” (Matt 5:33-37)

“… You have been faithful over a few things, I will make you a ruler over many things…” (Matt 25:21,23)

“… Truly I say to you, inasmuch as you did not do it (did not help) to one of the least of these, you did not do it to Me” (Matt 25:45).

Jesus said to Pilate, ‘Believe that truth is on the Earth among those who when they have the power of judgment are governed by truth, and form right judgment.’” (The Gospel of Nicodemus, 3:14)

“If you do not take up your cross (the cross of self-sacrificial service) and follow Me, you are not worthy of Me!” (Matt 10:38)

“Whatever be the gifts which each has received, you must use them for one another’s benefit…” (1 Peter 4:10)

“Zealously strive after the better gifts!…” (1 Cor 12:31)

“Desire spiritual things!…” (1 Cor 14:1)

“Let no one seek one's own (profit), but each one another’s (wealth)!” (1 Cor 10:24)

“There is no greater love than this: to lay down your life for your friends” (John 15:13).

“… The one who does not gather with Me scatters” (Matt 12:30).

“… Whatever you desire that men should do to you, do even so to them…” (Matt 7:12)

 
 

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