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CHAP. two coats a piece. And into what-ing, “ Whom do the multitudes say CHAP,
soever house ye go, there abide, that I am.” And they answered, -
forth, and past through the villages swered, “ The Christ of God."
this thing, adding, “The son of 22 10 And the apostles returned, and man must suffer many things, and Jesus con- told Jesus what they had done : be rejected by the elders, and chief them and
th and he took them with him, and priests and scribes, and be slain,
a the people, withdrew privately to alonely place and be raised up on the third day.”
11 of a city called Bethsaida. But the He said, moreover, to them all, 23
multitudes found it out, and fol-" If any one is willing to come af. Danger of lowed him; and he received them, ter me, let him deny himself, and as
u ashamed of and talked with them concerning take up his cross daily, and follow Christ, the kingdom of God, and cured me. For whosoever desireth to 24
those that had need of healing. save his life by unworthy means, 12 Now when the day began to wear shall lose it ; but whosoever shall
away, the twelve came to him, and lose his life for my sake, he will said, “Let the multitude depart, save it. For what is a man profit-25 that they may go into the towns, ed, if he gain the whole world, and and country round about, and lose himself ? For whosoever shall 26
lodge, and get provision, for we be ashamed of me, and of my
he said unto them, “Do ye give be ashamed, when he cometh in
go and buy food for all this peo- will not taste of death, until they
Then about eight days after this, 28 15 Then he said to his disciples, Jesus took with him, Peter, and Transfigu, Feeds five « Make the men sit down in com- John, and James, and went up a ratio thousand: panies of fifty,” And they made | mountain to pray. And while he 29
16 the men sit down accordingly. So was praying, the appearance of his
he took the five loaves, and two face was altered, and his raiment fishes, and looking up to heaven, became white and glistering. And 30 blessed God, and brake the loaves, behold! two men talked with him;
and gave to the disciples to set be- and these were Moses and Elias, . 17 fore the multitude. And all ate who appeared in glory, and spoke 31
and were filled ; and twelve panni of his decease which he was about
Peter, and those who were with him,
in a retired place, he asked those they saw his glory, and those two
'The power of God displayed in judgment upon the Jews.
CHAP. men were parting from him, Peter | stood not this matter, and it was CHAP.
said to Jesus, “Master, it is better hidden from them, and they were
ivisth the ambi34 not knowing what he said. And greatest. But Jesus perceiving the
tion of his while he thus spake, a cloud came thought of their heart, took a little apostles, and overshadowed them, and the child, whom he set by him, and
disciples feared when these men said unto them, “Whosoever shall 48 35 entered into the cloud. And a receive one like this little child in
voice came out of the cloud, say- my name, receiveth me, and who
ing, “ This is my beloved son, soever receiveth me, receiveth bim 36 hear ye him." And after the voice, who sent me ; for he that is least
Jesus was found alone, and the dis among you all, shall be the
parture out of this world was draw- and their 37 On the next day, when they ing nigh, he set his face stedfastly violence. Cure of an were come down from the mount. I to go to Jerusalem ; and sent mes-52 shild. tic a great multitude met him. And, sengers before him, who went into
behold! a man of the multitude a village of the Samaritans, to pre38 cried out, saying, “ Master, I be- pare for him; but they would not 53
seech thee, look with favour on my receive him, because his face was 39 son, for he is my only child; and directed towards Jerusalem. But 54
lo! a spirit seizeth him, and in- when his disciples James and John
and after bruising him much, hard from heaven to consume them, 40 ly goeth away from him; and I even as Elijah did? But he turn- 55
besought thy disciples to cast it out, ed and rebuked thein, saying, “Ye 2 Kings 41 and they could not.” Then Jesus know not what spirit ye are of; for ' 10.
said, “ O faithless and perverse the son of man caine not to de- 56 race, how long shall I be with you stroy men's lives, but to save
and endure you ? bring thy son them.” So they went to another 42 hither to me.” And whilst he was town.
coming near, the demon dashed As they were going on the way, 57
Wes which is
and cured the child, and delivered him, " The foxes have holes, and to last. 43 him to his father. And all were the birds of the air have roosts, but 58
greatly amazed at the mighty pow-f the son of man hath not 'where to
rest his head.” he said also to 59 Jesus fore. But while they were all wonder- another, “ Come with me.” But tells his sufferings, ing at all the things which Jesus he answered, “ Sir, suffer me first 44 had done, he said unto his disci- to go, and when my father dies, lo
ples, “ Let these words sink down bury him.” And Jesus said unto 60 into your ears; for the son of man him, “Let the dead bury their
is about to be delivered into the own dead, but go thou, and pub45 hands of men.” But they under- I lish abroad the kingdom of God.”
"No place that he can properly call his home.
plent pray west, that he his harve as
the he what you he way'; and into. "I
CHAP. And another also said, “ Sir, I will It will be more tolerable in the CHAP.
follow thee, but suffer me first to great day, for Sodom, than for that ? 62 settle my affairs at home.” But city.
Jesus said unto him, “No one “ Alas! for thee, Chorazin! 13 that looketh behind him, after alas ! for thee Bethsaida! for if the Jesus la. putting his hand to the ' plough, is mighty works which have been me
" sad case of fit for the kingdom of God.” done in you, had been done in those cities CHAP. Now, after this, the Lord ap-Tyre and Sidon, they would have which re
pointed seventy others, besides the repented long ago, sitting in sack-jected him. Seventy Twelve apostles, and sent them two cloth and ashes. But it will be 14 disciples
and two before him into every city more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon sent to
and place, whither he himself was in the judgment, than for you. And 15
plenteous, but the labourers are to the grave. He that heareth you 16
forth labourers into his harvest. spiseth me despiseth him that sent
ther purse, nor bag, nor sandals, joy, saying, “ Master, even the de- Gives fure beside what you have on, and sa-mons are subject to us through the dire
8 tions to the 5 lute no one by the way ; and into thy name.” And he said unto them, sever
whatsoever house ye enter, first say, 9" I behels Satan fall like lightning 18 6“ Peace be to this house." And if from heaven. Lo ! I give you au- 19
the son of peace be there, your thority to trample on serpents and peace shall rest upon it; if not, it scorpions, and power over all the 7 will turn to you again. And re- strength of the enemy, and nothing main in the same house, eating shall by any means hurt you. Yet 20 and drinking such things as they rejoice not so much in this that the give ; for the labourer is worthy of spirits are subject to you, but rejoice his hire. Go not from house to rather that your names are * written 8 house. And when ye are enter- in heaven.”
tained in any city which ye enter, At that time the spirit of Jesus 21
eat such things as are set before was exceedingly joyful, and he said, Thanks 9 you. Cure the sick that are there." I give glory to thee O Father, God
, impartial in, and say to the people, " The Lord of heaven and earth, for goodness,
kingdom of God is nigh unto you.' showing these things to poor and 10 But into whatsoever city ye enter, humble persons, which thou hast
and they receive you not, go forth | permitted to be hidden from men
into the streets of it, and say, of understanding : yea, O Father, 11. Even the dust of your city which I thank thee, because it thus seem
cleaveth to us, we wipe off against ed good in thy sight. All things 22 you ; notwithstanding be sure of relating to the salvation of men,
this, that the kingdom of God is were delivered to me by my Father, 12 nigh unto you.' I say unto you, and no one knoweth who the son
· After he has engaged to act a decided part.
? Do not waste your time in more ceremony than true civility requires.
the decline and overthrow of vice and wick-
3 By Satan's falling fiom heaven, is meant
4 That you are blessed with such means as rightly used will ensure your future bliss.
His true character and office.
CHAP is, but the Father, and who the Fa- repay thee.' Which now of these CHAP. X. ther is, but the son, and he to three, thinkest thou, was neighbour XI
whom the son is willing to reveal to hiin who fell among robbers ?” 23 him.” Then he turned to his dis- And the teacher of the law, said, 37
ciples, and said privately to them, “ He who showed pity to him."
“ Happy are the eyes which see the Then said Jesus unto him, “Go, 24 things which ye see. For I tell you, and do thou likewise."
many prophets and kings desired Now, on his way, he went into 38
ed Mary, who was sitting down at
what readest thou there?” Hean- ter, carest thou not that my sister 27 swered, “Thou shalt love the Lord | leaves me to prepare alone? Bid
thy God with all thy heart, and her, therefore, help me.” But Je- 41
and thy neighbour as thyself." | many things; but there is one thing 42 28 Then Jesus said unto him, " Thou necessary ; and Mary hath chosen
hast answered rightly; do this, and the good part which shall not be 29 thou shalt live." But he desiring taken from her.”
to justify himself, by having it ap- After Jesus had been praying in CHAP.
disciples.” And he said unto them, 30 - A man of Jerusalem, on his " When ye pray, say, “Our Fa: 2 The good way to Jericho, fell among robbers, ther, sanctified be thy name. Thy 3 baritan. who stripped, and beat, and left kingdom come. Give us day by 31 him half dead. Now, a priest hap- day the food sufficient for us. And 4
pened to be going down the same forgive us our sins; for we also for
road, and when he saw him, he give every one who trespasseth 32 passed by on the other side. And against us. Ind bring us not into
in like manner a Levite also came temptation.”
saw him, but passed by on the other any of you go to his friend at mid-Duty of 33 side. But a Samaritan on his jour- | night, and say, Friend, lend me fervency
in prayer. ney came to the place, and when he three loaves, for a friend of mine on 34 saw him took pity on him, and a journey is come to my house, and
went up to him, and bound up his I have nothing to set before him.'
wounds, pouring upon them oil and Though he within should answer, 7
he went away, he took out two now shut, and I and my children.
2 ask of hiher among you / me, and he not with me his spoils.
CHAP. and give him what he wanteth be- unto you. When a strong man CHAP. X1. cause of his ' importunity. I also armed guardeth his habitation, his the
9 say unto you, "Ask, and it shall goods are in peace; but when a 21 be given you : seek, and ye shall stronger than he shall come upon
find: knock, and it shall be opened him, and overcome him, he taketh 22 10 unto you.' For every one that from himn all his armour in which
asketh, receiveth : and he who he trusted, and divideth his spoils. sceketh, findeth : and to him who He that is * not with me is against 23
knocketh, it shall be opened. me, and he that gathereth not with
11 “Now, what father among you, me, scattereth. God kinder if his son ask of him a loaf, will "When the unclean spirit is gone 24 aan. give him a stone? Or if he ask a out of a man, it passeth through dry Tendency
ħsh, will give him a serpent in its places, in search of rest, and finding of pien.com
then who are evil, know how to when it cometh, findeth the house o
go in, and dwell there. So the last 14. And he was casting out a demon state of that man becometh worse Jesus cures that was dumb, and when the de-than the first.” a dumb mon was gone out, the dumb man Now, whilst he was saying this, 27
spake, and the multitude wonder- a woman among the crowd lifted up Who truly 15 ed. But some of them said, “ He her voice, and said unto him, nappy.
casteth out demons through Beel-“ Happy is the womb which bare
zebub, the prince of the demons.” thee, and the paps which thou hast
knowing their thoughts, said unto word of God, and keep it.”
desolation, and a house divided began to say, “ This is a wicked Wick 18 against itself must fall. Now, in race, it seeketh after à sign; and Jews.
like manner, if Satan also be di- there shall no sign be given it, but vided against himself, how can his the sign of Jonah the prophet. For as 30 kingdom stand ? I appeal to you Jonah was a sign to the Ninevites,
because ye say that I cast out de- so will the son of man be also to this
I cast out demons through Beelze- rise up in the judgment with this
cast them out. They therefore shall for she came from a remote part of
finger of God, cast out demons, lomon; and behold! something
I God cannot be importuned; but fre- Hence we may conclude, that casting out quently and earnestly to ask for his blessing, deinons was in some cases within the ordinabecomes dependent creatures, and tends to ry power of medicine. make them fit objects of his goodness. ** Showing it by such methods as are bear
2 There is a general resemblance between fore noticed. the body of a white scorpion, and an egg. 1 5 By denouncing the judgments of God,
3 Those who practice the art of medicine. 'if they did not repent.