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Jesus says: "I tell my mysteries to those who [are worthy] of [my] mysteries.""Whatever you right hand does, your left hand should not know what it is doing." © Patterson-Robinson
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Jesus says: "I tell my mysteries to those who [are worthy] of [my] mysteries.""Whatever you right hand does, your left hand should not know what it is doing."


Matthew 6:1-4

1"Be careful not to do your 'acts of righteousness' before men, to be seen by them. If you do, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven. 2"So when you give to the needy, do not announce it with trumpets, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and on the streets, to be honored by men. I tell you the truth, they have received their reward in full. 3But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, 4so that your giving may be in secret. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.

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Mark 4:11-12
11He told them, "The secret of the kingdom of God has been given to you. But to those on the outside everything is said in parables 12so that, " 'they may be ever seeing but never perceiving, and ever hearing but never understanding; otherwise they might turn and be forgiven!'"

Luke 8:10

10He said, "The knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom of God has been given to you, but to others I speak in parables, so that, " 'though seeing, they may not see; though hearing, they may not understand.'

Matthew 13:11
11He replied, "The knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom of heaven has been given to you, but not to them.


John 9:39
39Jesus said, "For judgment I have come into this world, so that the blind will see and those who see will become blind."
Other New Testament Parallels

Mark 3
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Luke 3
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Matthew 3

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James 35
It don't get no better than James.

Romans 35
It don't get no better than James.
Hebrew/Jewish/Samaritan Parallels

Leviticus 35
Love your brother

Marka 35
If they say it's in the heavens, the birds will go before you...
Other Parallels

Ginza Rba 35

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Elijah 15
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