4) Matthew 5:11 “Blessed are you when others revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account.”
“Trinad api sunicena Taror..”– One should chant the Holy Name of the Lord in a humble state of mind thinking oneself lower than the straw in the street, more tolerant than the tree devoid of all sense of false prestige and ready to offer all respect to others. In such a state of mind one can constantly chant the Holy names of the Lord.
5) Matthew 6:33 But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.
BG 18.66 – Abandon all varieties of religion and just surrender unto Me. I shall deliver you from all sinful reaction. Do not fear.
6) Matthew 7:7,8 Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you: For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.
BG 4.11" ye yathā māṁ prapadyante tāṁs tathaiva bhajāmy aham mama vartmānuvartante
manuṣyāḥ pārtha sarvaśaḥ — “All of them as they surrender unto Me, I reward them accordingly. Everyone follows My path in all respects, O son of Pṛthā
7) Mark 8:34-37 For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? Or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?
BG 8.16 – From the highest planet in the material world down to the lowest, all are places of misery wherein repeated birth and death take place. But one who attains to My abode, O son of Kuntī, never takes birth again
8) Matthew 5:43-44 Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you; Matthew 7.12 Do unto others as you would have them do unto you
Trnad api sunicena-chant in a humble state of mind thinking oneself lower than the straw in the street, more tolerant than the tree devoid of all sense of false prestige, and ready to offer all respect to others.
9) Matthew 6:24-34 “No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money. “Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they? And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life? And why are you anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.
BG 3.10-In the beginning of creation, the Lord of all creatures sent forth generations of men and demigods, along with sacrifices for Viṣṇu, and blessed them by saying, "Be thou happy by this yajña [sacrifice] because its performance will bestow upon you all desirable things."
BG 3.9-Work done as a sacrifice for Viṣṇu has to be performed, otherwise work binds one to this material world. Therefore, O son of Kuntī, perform your prescribed duties for His satisfaction, and in that way you will always remain unattached and free from bondage
10) Matthew 7:1-5 judge not, that you be not judged. For with the judgment you pronounce you will be judged, and with the measure you use it will be measured to you. Why do you see the speck that is in your brother’s eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye? Or how can you say to your brother, ‘Let me take the speck out of your eye,’ when there is the log in your own eye? You hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your brother’s eye. ”
Trnad api sunicena taror api—chant in humble state of mind
11) Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God”
BG 18.55-One can understand the Supreme Personality as He is only by devotional service. And when one is in full consciousness of the Supreme Lord by such devotion, he can enter into the kingdom of God
12) The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak Matthew 26.40
BG-2.59-The embodied soul may be restricted from sense enjoyment, though the taste for sense objects remains. But, ceasing such engagements by experiencing a higher taste, he is fixed in consciousness.
13) (Matthew 22.35-40) "Master, which is the great commandment in the Law?" Jesus said to him, "'Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with thy whole heart, and with thy whole soul, and with thy whole mind.' This is the greatest and the first commandment. And the second is like it, 'Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself.' On these two commandments depend the whole Law and the Prophets."
BG4.10-Being freed from attachment, fear and anger, being fully absorbed in Me and taking refuge in Me, many, many persons in the past became purifled by knowledge of Me—and thus they all attained transcendental love for Me.