لا يَقْدِرُ عَبْدٌ أَنْ يَعْبُدَ رَبَّين. فَإِمَّا يُبْغِضُ الوَاحِدَ وَيُحِبُّ الآخَر، أَو يُلازِمُ الوَاحِدَ وَيرْذُلُ الآخَر/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

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 لا يَقْدِرُ عَبْدٌ أَنْ يَعْبُدَ رَبَّين. فَإِمَّا يُبْغِضُ الوَاحِدَ وَيُحِبُّ الآخَر، أَو يُلازِمُ الوَاحِدَ وَيرْذُلُ 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, or be devoted to the one and despise the other
Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to 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.

كُلُّ مَنْ يتَعَدَّى تَعْلِيمَ المَسِيح، ولا يَثْبُتُ فيه، لا يَكُونُ اللهُ مَعَهُ
رسالة القدّيس يوحنّا الثانية01/من01حتى13/:”يا إِخوَتِي : مِنَ الشَّيخِ الكَاهِنِ إِلى السَّيِّدَةِ المُخْتَارَةِ وأَوْلادِهَا الَّذِينَ أُحِبُّهُم في الحَقّ، لا أَنَا وَحْدِي، بَلْ جَميعُ الَّذِينَ عَرَفُوا الحَقّ، لأَنَّ الحَقَّ ثَابِتٌ فِينَا، ويَبقَى مَعَنَا إِلى الأَبَد: لِتَكُنْ مَعَنَا النِّعْمَةُ والرَّحْمَةُ والسَّلامُ مِنْ لَدُنِ اللهِ الآبِ ويَسُوعَ المَسِيحِ ٱبْنِ الآب، في الحَقِّ والمَحَبَّة! لقَد فَرِحْتُ جِدًّا لأَنِّي وَجَدْتُ بَعْضَ أَوْلادِكِ سَالِكِينَ في الحَقّ، بِحَسَبِ الوَصِيَّةِ الَّتي تَسَلَّمْنَاهَا مِنَ الآب. والآنَ أَسأَلُكِ، أَيَّتُهَا السَّيِّدَة، لا كَأَنِّي أَكْتُبُ إِلَيْكِ بوَصِيَّةٍ جَدِيدَة، بَلْ بِالوَصِيَّةِ الَّتي كَانَتْ لنَا مُنْذُ البَدْء، وهيَ أَنْ نُحِبَّ بَعضُنَا بَعضًا. وهذهِ هِيَ المَحَبَّة، أَنْ نَسْلُكَ بِحَسَبِ وَصَايَاه. وهذِهِ هِيَ الوَصِيَّة، كَمَا سَمِعْتُم مُنْذُ البَدْء، أَنْ تَسْلُكُوا في المَحَبَّة. فإِنَّ مُضَلِّلِينَ كَثِيرِينَ ٱنْتَشَرُوا في العَالَم، وهُم لا يَعْتَرِفُونَ أَنَّ يَسُوعَ المَسِيحَ أَتى في الجَسَد، هذَا هُوَ المُضَلِّلُ والمَسِيحُ الدَّجَّال. إِنْتَبِهُوا لأَنْفُسِكُم لئَلاَّ تَخْسَرُوا مَا قَدْ عَمِلْتُم، بَلْ لِتَنَالُوا أَجْرًا كامِلاً. كُلُّ مَنْ يتَعَدَّى تَعْلِيمَ المَسِيح، ولا يَثْبُتُ فيه، لا يَكُونُ اللهُ مَعَهُ. ومَنْ يَثْبُتُ في تَعْلِيمِ المَسِيح، يَكُونُ مَعَهُ الآبُ والٱبن. إِذَا جَاءَكُم أَحَدٌ لا يَحْمِلُ هذَا التَّعْلِيم، فلا تَقْبَلُوهُ في بُيُوتِكُم، ولا تُلْقُوا علَيهِ السَّلام. فَمَنْ يُلْقِي عَلَيْهِ السَّلامَ يُشَارِكُهُ في أَعْمَالِهِ الشِرِّيرَة. إِنَّ عِنْدِي أَشْيَاءَ كَثيرةً أَكْتُبُ بِهَا إِلَيْكُم، ولكِنِّي لا أُرِيدُ أَنْ أَكْتُبَهَا بِحِبْرٍ ووَرَق، بَلْ أَرجُو أَنْ آتِيَ إِلَيْكُم، فَأُكَلِّمَكُم مُشَافَهَةً، لِيَكُونَ فَرَحُنَا كامِلاً.”
يُسَلِّمُ عَليْكِ أَوْلادُ أُخْتِكِ المُخْتَارَة. آمين.

Everyone who does not abide in the teaching of Christ, but goes beyond it, does not have God
Second Letter of John 01/01-13/:”The elder to the elect lady and her children, whom I love in the truth, and not only I but also all who know the truth, because of the truth that abides in us and will be with us for ever: Grace, mercy, and peace will be with us from God the Father and from Jesus Christ, the Father’s Son, in truth and love. I was overjoyed to find some of your children walking in the truth, just as we have been commanded by the Father. But now, dear lady, I ask you, not as though I were writing you a new commandment, but one we have had from the beginning, let us love one another. And this is love, that we walk according to his commandments; this is the commandment just as you have heard it from the beginning you must walk in it. Many deceivers have gone out into the world, those who do not confess that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh; any such person is the deceiver and the antichrist! Be on your guard, so that you do not lose what we have worked for, but may receive a full reward. Everyone who does not abide in the teaching of Christ, but goes beyond it, does not have God; whoever abides in the teaching has both the Father and the Son. Do not receive into the house or welcome anyone who comes to you and does not bring this teaching; for to welcome is to participate in the evil deeds of such a person. Although I have much to write to you, I would rather not use paper and ink; instead I hope to come to you and talk with you face to face, so that our joy may be complete. The children of your elect sister send you their greetings.”