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ableness of prayer.
“Noman can serve two masters ; splinter in thy brother's
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
cannot serve God and Wealth. the splinter out of thine eye,' and
Is not life better and then thou wilt see clearly to
air, they neither sow, nor reap, “Give not that food which is 6
Are ye not much better than they? |ple them under their feet, and the
anxiety, can add a single 'cubit to • Ask and it will be given you;? 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 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 8
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
grass of the field, which flourisheth Orif he ask for a fish will give him 10
more clothe you, Oye of little unto your children, how much
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
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
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
which leadeth to destructherefore anxious about the mor- tion, and there are many that enter row, for the morrow will have by it: but how strait is the gate, 14 trouble of its own. Sufficient for and how narrow is the way,
which cach day is the trouble thereof. leadeth to life ; and how few there
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 jinging.
give will be given to you again.ing, but inwardly are ravenous faise 3 But why dost thou behold the wolves. Ye may know them by teachers.
A small measure or portion of time.
By splinter and beam, are nieant slight
" I will,
Sir, my of a palsy,
CHAP, their fruits. Are grapes gathered saying, “Master! if thou wilt, CHAP.
from thorns, or figs from thistles ? thou canst make me clean ;” and 17 So every good tree beareth good Jesus stretched out his hand, and 3 fruit, but a bad tree beareth bad touched hiin, saying,
forth bad fruit, nor a bad tree bear leprosy was cleansed ; and Jesus t
know them. man, but go, show thyself to the
Many will say to me in that ” day, a Centurion came to hiin, beseech-a Centari. 22 · Have we not taught in thy name, ing him, and saying, “Sir, my
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
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
Israel. And I say unto you, many 11
and the floods came, and the and shall be guests with Abraham,
the kingdom shall be cast out into
at his teaching, for he taught them said Jesus to the Centurion, “Go,
done unto thee.” And his servant CHAP.
When Jesus was come down was well from that very moment. VIIL
from the mountain, great multi- And when Jesus was come un- Peter's Jesus cures tudes followed him, and behold! a to Peter's house, he saw his wife's
leper came, and did him obeisance, mother lying on a bed ill of a fever, fever,
wife's mother of a
* A bad man cannot heartily recommend miraculous cure, which they themselves
acknowledge to be perfect.
5 So strong a belief of my power to work
to be his
CHAP. and he took hold of her hand, and | Gergesenes, there met him two CHAP VIII. the fever left her : and she arose demoniacs, coming out
IX. 15 and ministered unto him.
amongst the tombs, exceedingly Tranfers 16, Now when evening was come, fierce, so that no man could pass from two and many many possessed with demons were that way, and behold! they cried
brought unto him, and he cast out out, saying, “ What hast thou to a herd of persons.
the spirits with a word, and cured all do with us, Jesus thou Son of God?
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
to go to the other side of the lake; him, saying in their name, “ If who wished
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 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-
and bury my father;" but Jesus what had happened to the demonisaid unto him, “ Come with me, and acs. And lo? the whole city came 34 let the spiritually dead bury their out to meet Jesus ; and when they naturally dead,
saw him, they besought him to 23 And when he was gone into the leave their country.
vessel, his disciples followed him, Then he went into the vessel, CHAP. temptat. and behold! a great tempest arose and passed over to his own city,
in the lake, so that the vessel was Capernaum. And behold! there Cures anbeginning to be covered with the was brought unto him a man with other man
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, “ 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
* No fixed place of residence,
the Jews keeping swine in contempt of the
the man's sins were forgiven in a moral sense.
CHAP: man hath power g; nted to him but they put new wine into new CHAP.
here on earth to forgive sins," skins, and both are preserved."
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. 8 arose, and went home. But when sance, saying, “My daughter is his daugh.
the multitude saw it, they wonder- just at the point of death ; but ter,
she will live." And Jesus arose and 19
And when Jesus came into the 23
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
“ Come with me;" and he arose noise, he saith unto them, “With-
was at table in Matthew's house, but asleep." And they derided 25
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 12 ners ?” When Jesus heard it, he two blind men followed him, cry- and two
said unto them, " They who are ing out and saying, “ Thou son of
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, Hos. vi. 6. what this meaneth.
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, 14 Then the disciples of John came Master.” Then he touched their Assigns a to him, saying, “Why do we eyes, saying, “ According to your 29
companions of the bridegrooming, “ See that no man know it."
depart from them; and then they And as they were going out, 32
taketh from the garment, and a spake ; and the multitudes were
put new wine into old 2 skins; if seen thus in Israel.” But the Pha- 34
'I love mercy
1 He means himself.
Beelzebub signifies the god of flies, a name given in contempt to an imaginary god of the Philistines.
CHAP. And Jesus went about all the ly give. Provide neither gold, nor CHAP. X.
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 glad tidings of his kingdom, and coats, nor sandals, besides what ye
curing every disease, and every in-have on, nor staves ; for the la-
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 con
. saith to his disciples, “ The har- with him till ye leave that place. And
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,
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.
them out, and to heal every disease, you, nor hear your words, when
names of the twelve Apostles are village, shake off the dust of your
feet. Verily I say unto you, it 15
6. Behold! I send you forth as 16 6. Bartholomew;
sheep amidst wolves, be ye there- Directs 7. Thomas;
fore wise as serpents, and harmless
as doves. Beware of your country- 17
their synagogues, and ye will be 18 4 11. Simon, the 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.
and commanded them, saying, But when they deliver you up, be 19 commis
“Go not into the way of the Gen- not anxious how or what shall
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.
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
them how to act.
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.
* To show that you disclaim all intercourse with them.