Bible: Matthew 5:17-20

Fulfillment of the Law and Prophets

5:17Do not think that I have come to abolish the law or the prophets. I have not come to abolish these things but to fulfill them. 1  5:18 I 2  tell you the truth, 3  until heaven and earth pass away not the smallest letter or stroke of a letter 4  will pass from the law until everything takes place. 5:19 So anyone who breaks one of the least of these commands and teaches others 5  to do so will be called least in the kingdom of heaven, but whoever obeys them and teaches others to do so will be called great in the kingdom of heaven. 5:20 For I tell you, unless your righteousness goes beyond that of the experts in the law 6  and the Pharisees, 7  you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.

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