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Obedience our Wisdor. CHAP. VIII. The centurion's faith. way, that leadeth to destruction, and 2 And, behold, there came a leper, miny there be which


in thercat; and worshipped bim, saying, Lord, ik 14 Because straight is the site, and thou wilt, thou canst make me clean. narrow is tlie way, which lcadeth un- 3 And Jesus put forth his hand, aou to life, and sew there be that find it. louched bim, saying, I will; be tou

15 T Beware of false prophets, which clean. And immediately his leprosy come to you in sheep's clothing, but was cleansed. inwardly they are ravening wolves. 4 And Jesus saith unto him. See tbou

16 Ye shall know them by their tell no man; but go why way, sbov fruits. Do men gather grapes of thyself to the priest, and offer the gut dioms, or figs of thistles?

that Moses commanded, for a testi, 17 Even so every good tree bridgethmony unto them. forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree 5 T And when Jesus was entered into bringet forth cvil fruit.

Capernaum, there came unto him a 18 A good tree cannot bring forth centurion, beseeching him, evil fruit; neither can a corrupt tree 6 And saying, Lord, my servant lieth liring forth good fruit.

at home sick of the palsy, grievously 19 Every tree that bringeth not forth tormented. good fruit is hown down, and caust into i And Jesus saith unto him, I will the fire.

coine and heal him, 20 Wherefore by their fruits yc shall s The centurion answered and said, knory then,

Lord, I un not worly that thou 21 T Not cvery one that saith unto sbouldest come under my roof; but me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the speak the word only, and my servant kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth shall be healed. the will of my Father which is in 9 For I am a man under authority, beaven.

having soldiers under me: and I say 22 Many will say to me in that day, to this man, Go, and be goeth; and Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied to another, Come, and lie cometh, in thy name? and in thy name have aud to my scrvant, Do this, and liv cast out devils ? and in thy name done loetli ile many wonderful worke?

10 Wben Jesus heard it, be marvel23 And then will I process unto them, led, and said to them that followed, I never knew you; depart from me, Verily I say unto you, I have not found y'e that work iniquity.

so great faili, no, not in Israel. 24 1 Therefore, whosoever ncaret)| And 1 say unto you, That many Iliese sayings of mine, and doeth tlicin, shall come from the east and west, and I will liken him unto a wise man, shall sit down witb Abrahain, and which built his house upon a rock: Isaac, and Jacob, in the kingdom of

25 And the rain descended, and the heaven: foods came, and the winds blew, and 12 But the children of the kingdoro beat upon that bouse; and it fell not: shall be cast out into outer darkness: for it was founded upon a rock. tere shall be weeping and guasbing

26 And every one Ulat heareth these of teeth. sayings of mine, und doeth then not, 13 and Jesus said unto the centurion, shall be likened unto a foolish man, Go thy way; und as thou hast belicy. which built bis housc upon the sand: ed, so be it done unto thee. And his 27 And the rain descended, and the servant was healed in the self-sano floods came, and lie winds blew, and bour. beat upon tbal house; and it rell: w 14 11 And wlien Jesus was come into great was the fall of it.

Peter's bouse, be saw bis wire's moul28 11 And it came to pass, wlien Jesus er laid, and sick of' a lever. had enred these sayings, the people 15 And lie touched her hand, and the were astonished at his doctrine: lever let her: and she arose, andinin

29 For he taught them asime having istered unto tbcni. nullority, and not as the scribes. 16 T When the even was come, this CHAP. VIII.

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On following Christ. S. MATTHEW, His power 10 forsire. 17 That it might be fulfilled which every thing, and what was befallen to was spoken by Esaias the prophet, the possessed of the devils. baying, Himself took our inlirmities, 344 And, behold, the whole city came and bare our sicknessee.

out to meet Jesus; and wlien thcy saw 18 1 Now, when Jesus saw great him, they besouylit liim that he would multitudes about him, he gave com- depart out of their coasts. inandunent to depart unto the other

CHAP. IX, side. 19 And a certain scribe came, and! AND he entered into a ship, and

passed over, and cane into his said unto him, Master, I will follow own city. thee whithersoever thou goest. 2 And, behold, they brought to hlin 20 And Jesus saith unto him, Thea man sick or the palsy, lying on a bed: foxes have boles, and the birds of the and Jesus, seeing their faith, said unus air have nests; but the Son of in the sick of the palsy, Son, be ol' good hath not where to lay his head. clieer; thy sins be forgiven thee.

21 And another of his disciples said 3 And, behold, ceitail of the scribes unto liim, Loru, suller me first to go said within themselves, This man and bury iny father.

blasphemelh. 22 But Jesus said unto him, Follow 4 And Jesus,knowing their thoughts, me; and let the dead bury their dead. said, Wherefore Wink ye evil in your

23 | And when he was entered into hearts? a slip, his disciples followed him, 6 For whethier is easier to say, Thy

24 And, behold, there arose a great sing be forgiven thee; or to say, Arise, tempest in the sea, insomuch that the and walk? ship was covered with the waves; but 6 But that ye may know that the Son He was asleep.

of man liath power on earth to forgive 25 And his disciples came to him, sins, (then saith he to the sick of the and awoke him, saying, Lord, save palsy,) Arise, take up thy bcu, and go U9; we perish.

unlo thy liouse. : 26 And he saith unto them, Why are 7 And he arose, and departed ye learful, o ye of litile (aith? Then house. lie arose, and rebuked the winds and 8 But when the multitude saw it, the sea ; and there was a great calın. they marvelled, and glorified God,

27 But the men marvelled, saying, which had given such power unto What manner of man is this, that men, even the winds and the sea obey hin! 9 | And as Jesus passed forth from

28 T And wlien he was come to the thence, he saw a man, naneu Matother side, into of the Ger-thew, silling at the receipt of custom: gesencs, there met him two possessed and he saiih unto him, Follow ine. with devils, coming out of the tombs, And lie arose, and followed him. exceeding fierce, so tiat no man might 101 And it canie to pass, as Jesus sat pass by that way.

at meat in the house, behold, many 29 And, behold, they cried out, say- publiciins :und sinners came and sat ing, What have we to do with thee, down with him and his disciples. Icouş, thou Son of God Partlhou come Il And wben the Pharisees saw it, hither to torment us before the time? they said unto liis disciples Villy eit30 And there was a goor way off eth your Master with publicans and from them a herd of muiy swine sinners ? feeding

12 But when Jesus heard that, lic 31 So the devils besought him, eay- said unto thein, They that be whole ing, 11 thou casi us out, sufer us 10 go need not a physician, but they dat away into the herd of swine.

are gick. 32 And he said unto them, Go. And 13 But go ye and learn what that when they were come out, they went meaneth, I will leave mercy, and not into the herd of swine; and, behold, sacrifico: forl an not come to call the the whole herd of swine ran violently righteous, but sinners to repentance. down a steep place into the sea, and 14 1 Then came to bim the disciples perished in the waters.

of John, saying, Why do we and this 33 And they that kept them fcd, and Pharisees rastolt, but ily clisciples last went Uncir ways into thc city, and told not?


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Prayer for ministers 15 And Jesus said unto them, Can the 30 and their eyes were opened: and children of the bride-chainber mouin, Jesus straitly charged them, saying, as long as the bridegrooın is with See that no man know it. them? Put the days will come, when 31 But they, when they were departthe bridegroom shall be taken froined, spread abroad his fame in all that them, and then shall they fast. counlry.

16 No man putteth a piece of new 321 As they went out, behold, they cloth unto an old garment; for that brought to him a dunb inim) possessed whicis is put in to fill it up taketh from with a devil. the garment, and the rent is made 33 And when the devil was cast out,

the dumb spake; and the inultitudes 17 Neither do men put new wine inarrelled, saying, It was never so into old bollles; else tlic bollles break, seen in Israel. and the wire runneth out and tie bol-34 Butibe Pharisees said, He castcth ileg perish: but they put new winc out devils through the prince of the into new botlles, and both are pic. derils. berved.

32nd Jesus went about all the citics 19 T While be spake these things and villages, teaching in their syuaunto them, behold, there came a cer- gogues, and preaching the gospel of lein ruler, auf worshipped bim, say- die kingdum, and healing every sicking, My daughter is even now dead: ness, and every disease, ainong the but come and lay thy liaad upon her, people. and she shall live.

361 But when he saw the multitudes, 19 And Jesus arose, and followed he was inoved with compassion on hiin, and so did liis disciples.

them, because they sainted, and were 20T (And, behold, a woman, which scattered abroad, as sheep baving no was deceased with an issue of blood shepherd. sivelve years, came behind him, and 37 Then saith he unto his disciples, touched the hem of his garment: The harrest truly is plenteous, but the

21 For she said within hersell, if I labourers are few : inay but touch his garment, I shall be 33 l’ray ye therefore the Lord of the whole.

larvest, that he will send forth labour 22 But Jesus turned him about; anders into his harvest. when he saw her, he said, Daughter,

CHAP. X. be of good comfort; thy faith bathi ND when he had called unto him made thee whole. And the woman his twelve disciples, he gave was made whole from that hour.) them power against unclean spirits,

23 | And wiien Jesus came into the to casi them out, and to heal ali manruler's house, and saw the minsliels ner of sickness, and all manner of disand the people making a noise,

24 He said unto them, Give place;| 2 Now the names of the twelve apos for the waid is not dead, but sleepeth. tles are these; The first, Sinon, who And they laughed him to scorn, is called Peter, and Andrew his broth

25 But when the people were puter; James the son of Zebedee, and forth, lie went in, aud took ber by the John liis brother; band, and the inaid arose.

3 Philip, and Bartholomew; Thomas, 2 And the faume hereof went abroad and Matthew the publican; James thie into all that land.

son ol' Alphetis, and Lebbeus, whose 27 1 And when Jesus departedthence, sumame was Thaddeus; two blind inen followed him, crying, 4 Simon the Canaanite, and Judas und saying, Thou son of David, have Iscariot, wlio also betrayed him. mercy on us.

Ō These tivelve Jesus sent forth, and 28 And when lie was come into the comunanded them, saying, Go not into louse, the blind men came to him: the way of the Gentiles, and inio an', and Jesus saith unto them, Believe ye city of the Samaritans' enter ye noti that I am able to do this? They said o But go rather to the lost sheep or unto hin, Yea, Lord.

the liouse of Israel. 23 Theu touched he their eyes, say. 7 And as ye go, preach, saying, The ang, According to your taith be it mo kingdom of beaven is at band.

( 8 Heal the sick, clcanse the lepers.



Chargc io the Twelve S. MATTHEW. Thom we should fear. raise the dead, cast out devils: frcely 25 It is enough for the disciple that ye have received, frecly give. he be as bis master, and the servant

9 Provide neither gold, nor silver, as his lord. If they hare called the nor brass, in your purses:

master of the house Beelzebub, hot 10 Nor scrip for your journey, nei- much more shall thcy call them or bis their two coats, neither shoes, nor yet household? stares; for the workinan is worthy of 26 Fear them not therelore: for there bis meat.

is nothing covered, that shall not be 11 And into wbatsoever city or revealed; and hid, that shall not be toun ye shall enter, inquire who in it known. is worthy; and there abide will ye gol 27 What I tell you in darkness, that thence.

speak ye in light: and what ye hear 12 And when re come into a house, in the ear, that preach ye upon the salute it.

bouse-tops. 13 And if the liouse be worthy, let 28 And fear not them wluch kill tbe pour peace come upon it; but is it be body, but are not able to kill the soul, 20t worthy', let your peace return to but rather sear him which is able to you.

destroy both sou and body in hell. 14 And whosoever shall not receive 29 Are not two sparrows sold for a you, nor hear your words, when ye farthing? and one of them shall not depart out of that house or city, sliako Pallon the ground without your Fatluer. on the dust of your feet.

30 But the very hairs of your licad 15 Verily I say unto you, It shall be are all numbered. more tolerable for the land of Sodom 3! Fear ye not therefore, ye are of and Gomorrah in the day of judginent, more value than many sparrows. than for that city.

:2 vyhosoever tberefore shall confess 16 1 Behold, I send you forth as me before men, him will 1 confess sheep in the midst of wolves: be ye also before my Father which is in Wierclore wise 29 serpents, and harm-bearen. less as doves.

33 But whosoever sliall deny me be17 But beware of men; for they will fore men, him will I also deny before deliver you up ło the councils, and my l'ather which is in heaven. they will scourge you in their syna. 34 Think not that I am come to send bogues:

peace on eart: I came not to send 18 And ye shall be brought before peace, but a sword. governors and kings for my sakę, for 35 ForIam come to set a man at varia testimony against them and the Gen-lance against his later, and the daug tiles.

ter against her mother, and the daugh. 19 But when they deliver you urter-in-law against her mother-in-law. take no thought bow or what you shall 36 And a man's focs shall be they of speak; for it shall be given you in his own liousehold. Chat same your what ye shall speak. 37 He that loveth father or mother

20 For it is not ye that speak, but more than me, is not worthy of me: the Spirit of your Father which speak- and he that loveth son or daughter

more than me, is not worthy of me. 21 And the brotber shall deliver up 38 dod he that taketh not his croga, the brother to death, and the fatber and followeth after me, is not worthy the child: wd the children shall rise of me. lip against their parents, and cause 39 He that findeth his life shall lose them to be put to death.

it: and he that loseth his life for my 22 And ye shall be bateu of all men sakc, shall find it. for my name's sake: but he tliat co- 40 T He that receivet.h you, receivetli dureth to the end shall be saved. me;

and he that receiveth me, recei's. 23 But when they persccute you in cth him that sent me. ibis city, fee ye into another: for 11 He that receiveth a proplet in

erily I say unto you, Ve shall not the naine of a prophet, shall receive a have gone over the cities of Israel, i prophet's reward; and lie that receiv. till the son of man bc come.

eth a righteous man in the name of a 24 The disciple is not above his inas. rightcous man, shall receive & rigby er nor the seinant it bort hia lord. r0u19 man's reward.


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Testimony to John.

CHAP. XI. Guit of not rcpcriting. 12 And whosoever shall give to drink, 16! But whereunto shall I liken this unto one of these little ones a cup of generation? It is like unto children cold ruuter only, in the name of a dis- sitting in the markets, and calling us. ciple, verily I say unto you, He shall to their fellows, in no wise lose his rewarų.

17 And saying, We have piped unto

you, and yebare not danced; we liaye CHAP, XL.

mourned unto you, and ye bare not ha. And in care este comentar com manus non tor John came neither eating ing his twelve disciples, be departed nor drinking, and they say, He bath a thence, to teach and to preach in their desil. cities,

19 The Son of man came eating and 2 Now, wlien Jolin had heard in the drinking, and they say, Behold a man prison the works of Christ, he sent two gluttonous, and a wine-bibler, a friend of bis disciples,

of publicans and sin:icrs: but Wisdom 3 And said unto him, Art thou he is justified of her cbildren. that should come, or do we look for 20 si Then began lie to upbraid tbe another?

cities wlierein most of his mighty 4 Jesus answered and sud unto dem, works were done, because they reGo and slow John again those things pented not. which do hear and

21 Woe unto thee, Choraz.jn! woe 5 The blind receive their siglit, and unto llice, Bctisaida! for is the mighty the lame walk; the lopers are cleans- works wbich were done in you had ed, and the dear lear; tbc dead are been done in Tyre and Sidon, they' raised tip, and the poor have the gos- voulu hare repented long ago in sack pel preached to them.

clotli and ashes. 6 And blessed is he, whosoever shall 22 But I say unto you, It shall be not be oflended in me,

inore tolerable for 'Tyre and Sidon al 71 And as they departed, Jesus lie the day of judgment than for you. gan to say unto the multitudes con- 23 And thou, Capernaum, which art cerning John, What went ye out into exalled unto heaven, shall be brought We wilderness to see? A reed slaken down to hell: for if the mighty works, with the wind?

which bave been done in thee, una 8 But what went ye out for lo see? been done in Sodom, it would barc I man clotlıcd in soit raineat? Bc-remained until this day. nokl, they wiat weu soft clothing ure 2+ But I say unto you, That it shal in kings' houses.

be more tolerable for Wie land of 9 But what weot ye out for to see? Sodon in the day of judgment, than A prophet? yea, I say unto you, and for thce. more than a prophet.

25 | At that time Jesus answered 10 For this is hc of whom it is writ- and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord Len, Behold, I send my messenger be- of heaven and earth, because thou ore thy face, which shall prepare tby hast hid these things from the wise Way before tlec,

and prudent, and last revealed ibem 11 Verily I say unto you, Among unlo babes. them that are born of women, therc 26 Even eq, Father; for so it seemed hain vot risen a greater than John the good in Uy sigbt. Baptist; notwithstanding, he that is 27 All things are delivered unto me least in the biogdoin of heaven is of my father: and no man knowell greater than he.

the Son, but the Father; neither know12 And from the days of Jolin the eth any ma the Father, save the Son, Baptist until now, the kingdom of and he to whomsever tho Son will heaven sutereth violence, and the vi- reveal him. olcnt take it by force.

28 s Come unto me, all ye tiat la 13 For all the prophets and the law bour and are heavy laden, and I will prophesied until John.

give you rest. land if ye will reccive it, this is 29 Take my yoke upon you, and Elias, which was for to come. learn of me; for I am mcek and loiv.

is He that hath eas to lear, letliinly in beart: and ye sball find rest van 11x.

to your souls.

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