37 And as he was speaking, a certain Pharisee asked him to eat with him. And going inside, he sat down to eat.
38 But the Pharisee began to say, thinking within himself: "Why might it be that he has not washed before eating?"
39 And the Lord said to him: "You Pharisees today clean what is outside the cup and the plate, but what is inside of you is full of plunder and iniquity.
40 Fools! Did not he who made what is outside, indeed also make what is inside?
41 Yet truly, give what is above as alms, and behold, all things are clean for you.
16 For I am not ashamed of the Gospel. For it is the power of God unto salvation for all believers, the Jew first, and the Greek.
17 For the justice of God is revealed within it, by faith unto faith, just as it was written: "For the just one lives by faith."
18 For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven over every impiety and injustice among those men who fend off the truth of God with injustice.
19 For what is known about God is manifest in them. For God has manifested it to them.
20 For unseen things about him have been made conspicuous, since the creation of the world, being understood by the things that were made; likewise his everlasting virtue and divinity, so much so that they have no excuse.
21 For although they had known God, they did not glorify God, nor give thanks. Instead, they became weakened in their thoughts, and their foolish heart was obscured.
22 For, while proclaiming themselves to be wise, they became foolish.
23 And they exchanged the glory of the incorruptible God for the likeness of an image of corruptible man, and of flying things, and of four-legged beasts, and of serpents.
24 For this reason, God handed them over to the desires of their own heart for impurity, so that they afflicted their own bodies with indignities among themselves.
25 And they exchanged the truth of God for a lie. And they worshipped and served the creature, rather than the Creator, who is blessed for all eternity. Amen.
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