22 And he was traveling through the cities and towns, teaching and making his way to Jerusalem.
23 And someone said to him, "Lord, are they few who are saved?" But he said to them:
24 "Strive to enter through the narrow gate. For many, I tell you, will seek to enter and not be able.
25 Then, when the father of the family will have entered and shut the door, you will begin to stand outside and to knock at the door, saying, 'Lord, open to us.' And in response, he will say to you, 'I do not know where you are from.'
26 Then you will begin to say, 'We ate and drank in your presence, and you taught in our streets.'
27 And he will say to you: 'I do not know where you are from. Depart from me, all you workers of iniquity!'
28 In that place, there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth, when you see Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, and all the prophets, in the kingdom of God, yet you yourselves are expelled outside.
29 And they will arrive from the East, and the West, and the North, and the South; and they will recline at table in the kingdom of God.
30 And behold, those who are last will be first, and those who are first will be last."
Hebrews 12:5-7, 11-13
5 And you have forgotten the consolation which speaks to you like sons, saying: "My son, do not be willing to neglect the discipline of the Lord. Neither should you become weary, while being rebuked by him."
6 For whomever the Lord loves, he chastises. And every son whom he accepts, he scourges.
7 Persevere in discipline. God presents you to himself as sons. But what son is there, whom his father does not correct?
11 Now every discipline, in the present time, does not seem a gladness, of course, but a grief. But afterwards, it will repay a most peaceful fruit of justice to those who become trained in it.
12 Because of this, lift up your lazy hands and your lax knees,
13 and straighten the path of your feet, so that no one, being lame, may wander astray, but instead may be healed.
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