37 (A)Whoever loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me, and whoever loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me. 38 And (B)whoever does not take his cross and (C)follow me is not worthy of me. 39 (D)Whoever finds his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for my sake will find it.

Rewards

40 (E)“Whoever receives you receives me, and (F)whoever receives me receives him who sent me. 41 (G)The one who receives a prophet because he is a prophet will receive a prophet's reward, and the one who receives a righteous person because he is a righteous person will receive a righteous person's reward. 42 And (H)whoever gives one of (I)these little ones even a cup of cold water because he is a disciple, truly, I say to you, he will by no means lose his reward.”

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