Jesus was teaching people in the temple. He said, `How can the scribes say that Christ is David's son?
36The Holy Spirit spoke through David and he himself said: "The LORD said to my Lord, `Sit beside me until I make you master over your enemies.' "
37`So David calls Christ his Lord. How can Christ be David's son?' Most of the people were glad to hear Jesus' teaching.
38Jesus went on to teach them. He said, `Take care. Do not let the scribes fool you by the way they do things. They like to walk about with long gowns. They want people to greet them in the market.
39They want to sit in the front seats in the meeting houses. They want to sit in the best places at feasts.
40They take away the homes of women whose husbands are dead. They cover up the wrong things they do by talking to God a long time. They will be punished more!'
41Jesus sat down in the temple near the place where people put in their money. He saw how the people put in money. Many rich people put in much money.
42A poor woman, whose husband was dead, came. She put in two small pieces of money.
43Jesus called his disciples. He said, `I tell you the truth. This poor woman has given more money than all the other people.
44All these people had plenty of money and they gave only a part of it. She was poor and she gave everything she had. She has nothing left to live on.'