No slave can serve two masters; for a slave will either hate the one and love the other/لا يَقْدِرُ عَبْدٌ أَنْ يَعْبُدَ رَبَّين. فَإِمَّا يُبْغِضُ الوَاحِدَ وَيُحِبُّ الآخَر

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لا يَقْدِرُ عَبْدٌ أَنْ يَعْبُدَ رَبَّين. فَإِمَّا يُبْغِضُ الوَاحِدَ وَيُحِبُّ الآخَر
إنجيل القدّيس لوقا16/من13حتى17/قَالَ الرَبُّ يَسُوعُ لِتَلامِيذِهِ: «لا يَقْدِرُ عَبْدٌ أَنْ يَعْبُدَ رَبَّين. فَإِمَّا يُبْغِضُ الوَاحِدَ وَيُحِبُّ الآخَر، أَو يُلازِمُ الوَاحِدَ وَيرْذُلُ الآخَر. لا تَقْدِرُون أَنْ تَعْبُدُوا اللهَ وَالمَال». وكَانَ الفَرِّيسِيُّون، وَهُمْ مُحِبُّونَ لِلْمَال، يَسْمَعُونَ هذَا كُلَّهُ، وَيَتَهَكَّمُونَ عَلَيْه. فَقَالَ لَهُم: «أَنْتُم تَتَظَاهَرُونَ بِالبِرِّ أَمَامَ النَّاس، ولكِنَّ اللهَ يَعْرِفُ قُلُوبَكُم؛ لأَنَّ الرَّفِيعَ عِنْدَ النَّاسِ هُوَ رَجَاسَةٌ أَمَامَ الله. دَامَتِ التَّوْرَاةُ وَالأَنْبِياءُ حَتَّى يُوحَنَّا. وَمِنْ ذلِكَ الحِينِ يُبَشَّرُ بِمَلَكُوتِ الله، وَكُلُّ إِنْسَانٍ يَغْصِبُ نَفْسَهُ لِيَدْخُلَهُ.ولكِنْ لأَسْهَلُ أَنْ تَزُولَ السَّمَاءُ وَالأَرْضُ مِنْ أَنْ تَسْقُطَ نُقْطَةٌ وَاحِدَةٌ مِنَ التَّوْرَاة.

No slave can serve two masters; for a slave will either hate the one and love the other
Saint Luke 16/13-17: “No slave can serve two masters; for a slave will either hate the one and love the other, or be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and wealth.’The Pharisees, who were lovers of money, heard all this, and they ridiculed him.So he said to them, ‘You are those who justify yourselves in the sight of others; but God knows your hearts; for what is prized by human beings is an abomination in the sight of God. ‘The law and the prophets were in effect until John came; since then the good news of the kingdom of God is proclaimed, and everyone tries to enter it by force. But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away, than for one stroke of a letter in the law to be dropped.”