The Unique Model


How happy are you who are poor. (Luke 6:20)

But alas for you who are rich. (Luke 6:24)

I tell you solemnly, it will be hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven. (Matthew 19:23)

For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. (Luke 12:34)

You cannot be the slave of God and of money. (Luke 16:13)

Watch, and be on your guard against avarice of any kind. (Luke 12:15)

Give to everyone who asks you, do not ask for your property back from the man who robs you. (Luke 6:30)

If a man takes you to law and would have your tunic, let him have your cloak as well. (Matthew 5:40)

Go and sell what you own and give the money to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven, then come follow me.(Matthew 19:21)

None of you can be my disciples unless he gives up all his possessions. (Luke 14:33)

Provide yourselves with no gold or silver, not even with a few coppers for your purses with no haversack for the journey or spare tunic or footwear or a staff, for the workman deserves his keep. (Matthew 10:8-9)

That is why in telling you not to worry about your life and what you are to eat, nor about your body and how you are to clothe it. For life means more than food, and the body more than clothing. Think of the ravens, they do not sow or reap, yet God feeds them. (Luke 12:22)

So do not worry about tomorrow. Tomorrow will take care of itself, each day has enough trouble of its own. (Matthew 6:34)

Set your hearts on his kingdom first, and on his righteousness, and all these other things will be given you as well. (Matthew 6:33)

She wrapped him in swaddling clothes and laid him in a manger because there was no room for them at the inn. (Luke 2:7)

This is the carpenter, the son of Mary, the brother of James and Joset and Jude and Simon. (Mark 6:3)

Immediately afterwards the Spirit drove him out into the wilderness and he remained there forty days and was tempted by Satan. He was with the wild beasts, and the angels looked after him. (Mark 1:12-13)

Joanna, the wife of Herod's steward Chuza, Susanna, and several others provided for them out of their own resources. (Luke 8:3)

Foxes have holes and the birds of the air have nests but the son of man has no where to lay his head. (Luke 9:58)

When the soldiers had finished crucifying Jesus they took his clothing and divided it into four shares, one for each soldier. (John 19:23)