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CHAP. "No man can serve two masters ; splinter in thy brother's eye, and CHAP. VII. for either he will hate the one, and considerest not the beam in thine
love the other, or at least will hold own eye? Or how canst thou 4 25 to one, and neglect the other. Ye say to thy brother, Let ine take
cannot serve God and Wealth. the splinter out of thine eye,' and
than food, and the body than rai-take the splinter out of thy bro-
air, they neither sow, nor reap, “Give not that food which is 6
m in teaching your heavenly Father feedeth them. before swine, lest the swine tram-'**
Are ye not much better than they ?ple them under their feet, and the 27 And which of you, with all his dogs turn about and tear you.
anxiety, can add a single 'cubit to “ Ask and it will be given you; 7 28 his life? And why are ye anxious seek and ye will find ; knock and Reasonabout raiment ? Consider how the it will be opened to you : for every able
.., ableness of
prayer. lilies of the field grow; they toil one that * asketh receiveth, and he 29 not, neither do they spin ; yet I say who seeketh, findeth ; and to him 3
unto you that even Solomon in all who knocketh it will be opened.
his glory was not arrayed like one Who among you, if his son ask 9 30 of these. But if God so clothe the for a loaf, will give him a stone ?
grass of the field, which flourisheth Orif he ask for å fish will give him 10,
more clothe you, O ye of little unto your children, how much 31 faith! Wherefore be not anxious, more will your Father who is in
saying, "What shall we eat, or heaven give good things to them
what shall we drink, or what shall that ask him. All things therefore 12 32 we put on?' (for after all these whatsoever ye would that men
things do the Gentiles seek) be- should do unto you, do ye even so
eth that you have need of all these was one principal object of the law 33 things; but seek first the kingdom and the prophets.
of God, and the righteousness re- "Enter in by the strait gate ; 13
quired by him, and all these things for wide is the gate and broad is Road to life 34 shall be added unto you. Be not the way, which leadeth to destruc
therefore anxious about the mor- tion, and there are many that enter
cach day is the trouble thereof. leadeth to life ; and how few there CHAP. 66 2 Judge not, that ye be not are that find it !
judged ; for as ye judge, ye will be " Beware of those false teachers 15 Against judged, and the measure that you that come to you in sheep's cloth- Caution give will be given to you again. ing, but inwardly are ravenous
wowo against 3 But why dost thou behold the wolves. Ye may know them by teachers.
"A small measure or portion of time.
• Be not willing to pass an unfavou able sentence upon others.
o By splinter and beam, are meant slight
and great faults.
+ Provided he ask for proper things in a proper manner.
CHAP. their fruits. Are grapes gathered saying, "Master! if thou wilt, CHAP.
". from thorns, or figs from thistles ? thou canst make me clean ;"' and vill. 17 So every good tree beareth good Jesus stretched out his hand, and 3
fruit, but a bad tree beareth bad touched hiin, saying, “ I will, be 18 fruit. A good tree cannot bring thou clean ;' and immediately his
forth bad fruit, nor a bad tree bear leprosy was cleansed; and Jesus t 20 good fruit: Wherefore by their saith unto him, “ See thou tell no
i fruits ye may know them. man, but go, show thyself to the
21 “No man for saying, "Master, priest, and offer the gift which True quali- master,' shall enter into the king- Moses appointed for a 'testiinony the king.
for dom of heaven, but for doing the unto them.” dom of will of my Father who is in heaven. And as he went into Capernaum, 5 heaven. Many will say to me in that ' day, a Centurion came to him, beseech- a Centari.
22. Have we not taught in thy name, ing him, and saying, “Sir, my on's servant
and in thy name cast out demons, servant lieth at home ill with the
and in thy name done many won- palsy, grievously afflicted.” Jesus 7
clare unto them, I never knew cure him ;' and the Centurion an-S
that thou shouldest come under my 24 “Whosoever therefore heareth roof ; but speak a word only, and Who are these words of mine, and doeth my servant will be well. For even 9 truly wise
them, I will liken him unto a wise I who am a man under 4 authority, foolish. man, who built his house upon a have soldiers under myself; and I
25 rock; and the rain descended, and say to one, go, and he goeth :' and
the floods came, and the winds to another, come, and he cometh,
but it fell not, for it was founded he doeth it." When Jesus heard 10
eth these words of mine, and doeth those about him, “ Verily I have
ish man, who built his house upon Israel. And I say unto you, many il
and the floods came, and the and shall be guests with Abraham,
the kingdom shall be cast out into
as having authority, and not as and as thou hast believed, be it
done unto thee.” And his servant
wife's moJesus cures tudes followed him, and behold! a to Peter's house, he saw his wife's
Cother of a seper, leper came, and did him obeisance, mother lying on a bed ill of a fever, fever,
" A bad man cannot heartily recommend miraculous cure, which they themselves
| acknowledge to be perfect.
. So strong a belief of my power to work
CHAP, and he took hold of her hand, and | Gergesenes, there met him two CHAP. Vill the fever left her : and she arose demoniacs, coming out from 15 and ministered unto him.
amongst the tombs, exceedingly Tranfers 16. Now when evening was come, fierce, so that no man could pass manesc and many many possessed with demons were that way, and behold! they cried men into other sock brought unto him, and he cast out out, saying, “What hast thou to a herd of
*** the spirits with a word, and cured all do with us, Jesus thou Son of God? swine.
17 that were sick. Thus was fulfilled Art thou come hither to torment us
took away our infirmities and re- at some distance from them a herd
of many swine feeding. And the 31 18 Now when Jesus saw great mul- men supposing themselves to be Jesus cau- titudes about him, he gave orders possessed with demons besought who wished
as some to go to the other side of the lake; him, saying in their name, "If to be his and a certain scribe came up, and thou cast us out, send us into that disciples, said unto him, “ Teacher, I will herd of swine.” And he said unto 32
accompany thee whithersoever thou them, “Go," and when they were 20 goest." And Jesus saith unto him, come out, they 3 went into the
The foxes have holes, and the swine. And lo! the whole herd of
son of man hath not 'where to rest place into the lake, and * perished in
ing to be one of his disciples, said them fled away into the city Ga-
to go and bury my father;" but Jesus what had happened to the demoni-
saw him, they besought him to 23 And when he was gone into the leave their country. Stills a vessel, his disciples followed him, Then he went into the vessel, CHAP. tempest.
and behold! a great tempest arose and passed over to his own city,
of a palsy. 25 waves; but he was asleep. And a palsy, lying on a couch ; and Je
his disciples came to him and sus seeing their faith, said to him
awoke him, saying, “Master, save that had the palsy: “ Take cou-
unto thein, “Why are ye fearful, thee.” And behold! some of the 3
and rebuked the wind and the sea, " This man speaketh profanely."
the men wondered, saying, “What and said, 6 Why think ye evil in
winds, and the sea obey him!” say, 'Thy sins are forgiven thee,' or
other side, into the country of the that ye may know, that the son of
CHAP: man hath power gi nted to him but they put new wine into new CHAP. 4. here on earth to forgive sins,” skins, and both are preserved.” IX.
(then he saith to the man with While he was speaking these 18
the palsy) - Arise, take up thy things to them, behold! there came Is applied 7 couch, and go home.” So he a certain ' ruler and did him obei- to by a ru. S arose, and went home. But when sance, saying, “ My daughter is his daugh
ler to cure the multitude saw it, they wonder- just at the point of death; but ter, ed, and glorified God who had come, put thy hand upon her, and given such power to man.
she will live.” And Jesus arose and 19 9 And as Jesus passed on thence, followed him with his disciples.
he saw a man named Matthew, And when Jesus came into the 23 W. sitting at the place where custom ruler's house, and perceived the which he
was paid ; and he saith unto him, minstrels and the people making a does,
" Come with me;" and he arose noise, he saith unto them, “With-
was at table in Matthew's house, but asleep.” And they derided 2
thens came and sat down with sent out, he went in, and took her
Pharisees saw this, they said to his And the fame of this went abroad 26
master with publicans and sin | And as Jesus passed on thence, 27
said unto them, “ They who are ing out and saying, “ Thou son of blind men,
well need not a physician, but they David, have pity on us." And 28
13 who are sick. But go and learn when he was come into an house, His. vi. 6. what this meaneth. I love mercy the blind men came unto him,
better than sacrifice;' for I came and Jesus saith unto them, “ Do
not to call righteous men, but sin- ye believe that I am able to do -ners to repentance.”
this ?" They say unto him, “ Yes,
sus said unto them, “ Can the Jesus strictly charged them, say-
depart from them; and then they! And as they were going out, 32 16 will fast. No one putteth a piece behold! a dumb man, a demoniac, and a dumke
of new cloth upon an old garment, was brought unto him, and when man
taketh from the garment, and a spake ; and the multitudes were 17 worse rent is made. Nor do men astonished, saying, “ It was never :
put new wine into oldskins; if seen thus in Israel.” But the Pha- 34
i He means himself.
24, 26. Beelzebub signifies the god of
y dischis kingdom, the nor bag for brass, in
CHAP. And Jesus went about all the ly give. Provide neither gold, nor CHAP. X.
cities and villages, teaching in their silver, nor brass, in your purses ; synagogues, and preaching the nor bag for your journey, nor two 10
coats, nor sandals, besides what ye
multitudes, he had compassion on nance.
abroad and neglected, like sheep town ye enter, enquire what wor- Rules for 37 without a shepherd. Then he thy person there is in it, and remain their com:
saith to his disciples, 6 The har- with him till ye leave that place. And och
vest indeed is plenteous, but the when ye enter into an house, salute 12 38 labourers are few : Pray ye there the family by wishing it peace.
fore the owner of the harvest to And if the house be worthy, the 13
furnish labourers for this harvest." peace which you wish will come. CHAP. And when he had called to him upon it; but if it be not worthy, X.
his twelve disciples, he gave them your peace will return unto you. Names of power over unclean spirits to cast And whosoever shall not receive 14 Apostles.
de them out, and to heal every disease, you, nor hear your words, when
feet. Verily I say unto you, it 15
city. 5. Philip;
6Behold! I send you forth as 16 6. Bartholomew;
sheep amidst wolves, be ye there- Directs 7. Thomas;
fore wise as serpents, and harmless to 8. Matthew, the publican ; as doves. Beware of your country- 17 9. James, the son of Alpheus; men, for they will deliver you up 10. 'Lebbeus, surnamed Thad to councils, and scourge you in deus;
their synagogues, and ye will be 18 4 11. Simon, the 2 Canaanite. brought before governors and
12. Judas Iscariot, who also de kings, that you may bear your livered Jesus up.
testimony to the truth of the gos5 These twelve Jesus sent forth, pel before them, and the Gentiles. Their and commanded them, saying, But when they deliver you up, be 19
momis. “Go not into the way of the Gen-not anxious how or what ye shall sion.
tiles, nor enter into any of the ci-speak. For ye are not in effect the 20 6 ties of the Samaritans, but go rather speakers, but the spirit of your Fa
to the lost sheep of the house of ther speaketh in you.. 7 Israel. And as ye go, preach, say-1 Now the brother will deliver up 21
ing, · The kingdom of heaven is at the brother to death, and the father How his 8 hand.' Cure the sick, cleanse the the child, and children will rise up
lepers, raise the dead, cast out de- against their parents and cause abused. mons: freely ye have received, free- them to be put to death. And ye 22
e doves. Be serpents be youth as 16
* Called also Judas, or Jude, the brother of James.
Called also Zelotes, from his zealous disposition.
3 Your wish for the welfare of that family will return on yourselves.
4 To show that you disclaim all intercourse with them.