" If you love those who love you, what reward will you get? Are not even the tax collectors doing that? And if you greet only your own people, what are you doing more than others? Do not even pagans do that?"<quoted text>
.. it really doesn't take much of an effort to stand up for friends. How about standing up for the downtrodden ??.
.. integrity is the crowning achievement of a life worth living ..
"Truly I tell you, whatever you did not do for one of the least of these, you did not do for me. Then they will go away to eternal punishment, but the righteous to eternal life.