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saying, What manner of man 2 And behold, they brought is this, that even the winds and to him a man sick of the palsy, the sea obey him! lying on a bed: and Jesus, seeing 28 1 And when he was come their faith, said unto the sick of to the other side, into the coun- the palsy, Son, be of good cheer; try of the Gergesenes, there thy sins be forgiven thee. met him two possessed with 3 And behold, certain of the devils, coming out of the tombs, scribes said within themselves, exceeding fierce, so that no man This man blasphemeth.

might pass by that way.

4 And Jesus, knowing their

29 And behold, they cried thoughts, said, Wherefore think out, saying, What have we to ye evil in your hearts?

do with thee, Jesus, thou Son 5 For whether is easier to of God! art thou come hither say, Thy sins be forgiven thee; to torment us before the time? or to say, Arise, and walk?

30 And there was a good 6 But that ye may know that way off from them a herd of the Son of man hath power on many swine, feeding. earth to forgive sins,' (then saith 31 So the devils besought he to the sick of the palsy,) him, saying, If thou cast us out, Arise, take up thy bed, and go suffer us to go away into the unto thy house. herd of swine.

7 And he arose, and depart

32 And he said unto them, ed to his house. Go. And when they were come 8 But when the multitude. out, they went into the herd of saw it, they marvelled, and gloswine and behold, the whole rified God, which had given herd of swine ran violently down such power unto men. a steep place into the sea, and perished in the waters.

And he

9 And as Jesus passed forth from thence, he saw a man 33 And they that kept them, named Matthew, sitting at the fled, and went their ways into receipt of custom: and he saith the city, and told every thing; unto him, Follow me. and what was befallen to the arose, and followed him. possessed of the devils. 101 And it came to pass, as 34 And behold, the whole Jesus sat at meat in the house, city came out to meet Jesus: behold, many publicans and and when they saw him, they sinners came and sat down with besought him that he would de- him and his disciples. part out of their coasts.


11 And when the Pharisees saw it, they said unto his disci2 Christ cureth the palsy, 9 calleth Mat- ples, Why eateth your Master thew, 10 justifieth himself for eating with with publicans and sinners? publicans and sinners: 20 he healeth the 12 But when Jesus heard that, bloody issue; 23 raiseth to life the ruler's daughter; 27 giveth sight to two blind he said unto them, They that be whole need not a physician,

men, &c.

AND he entered into a ship, and passed over, and came into his own city.

but they that are sick.

13 But go ye and learn what that meaneth, I will have mercy,

and not sacrifice: for I am not was made whole from that hour.) come to call the righteous, but 23 And when Jesus came into the ruler's house, and saw

sinners to repentance.

14 1 Then came to him the the minstrels and the people disciples of John, saying, Why making a noise,

do we and the Pharisees fast 24 He said unto them, Give oft, but thy disciples fast not place: for the maid is not dead, 15 And Jesus said unto them, but sleepeth. And they laughCan the children of the bride-led him to scorn.

chamber mourn, as long as the 25 But when the people were bridegroom is with them? but put forth, he went in, and took the days will come, when the her by the hand, and the maid bridegroom shall be taken from arose. them, and then shall they fast.

26 And the fame hereof went

16 No man putteth a piece of abroad into all that land. new cloth unto an old garment:

27 And when Jesus de

for that which is put in to fill it parted thence, two blind men up, taketh from the garment, followed him, crying, and sayand the rent is made worse. ing, Thou son of David, have

17 Neither do men put new mercy on us. wine into old bottles: else the 28 And when he was come bottles break, and the wine run-into the house, the blind men neth out, and the bottles perish: came to him: and Jesus saith but they put new wine into new unto them, Believe ye that I bottles, and both are preserved. am able to do this? They said 18 While he spake these unto him, Yea, Lord. things unto them, behold, there 29 Then touched he their came a certain ruler, and wor-eyes, saying, According to your shipped him, saying, My daugh- faith, be it unto you.

ter is even now dead: but come 30 And their eyes were openand lay thy hand upon her, and ed; and Jesus straitly charged she shall live. them, saying, See that no man

19 And Jesus arose, and fol-know it. lowed him, and so did his dis- 31 But they, when they were ciples. departed, spread abroad his fame 20 T (And behold, a woman in all that country. which was diseased with an is- 32 As they went out, besue of blood twelve years, came hold, they brought to him a behind him, and touched the dumb man possessed with a hem of his garment.


21 For she said within her- 33 And when the devil was self, If I may but touch his gar- cast out, the dumb spake: and ment, I shall be whole. the multitudes marvelled, say22 But Jesus turned him ing, It was never so seen in about, and when he saw her, Israel.

he said, Daughter, be of good 34. But the Pharisees said, comfort: thy faith hath made He casteth out devils, through thee whole. And the woman the prince of the devils.

35 And Jesus went about all 6 But go ratner to the lost the cities and villages, teaching sheep of the house of Israel. in their synagogues, and preach- 7 And as ye go, preach, saying the gospel of the kingdom, ing, The kingdom of heaven is and healing every sickness, and at hand.

every disease among the peo- 8 Heal the sick, cleanse the ple. lepers, raise the dead, cast out 36 ¶ But when he saw the devils: freely ye have received, multitudes, he was moved with freely_give.

compassion on them, because 9 Provide neither gold, nor they fainted, and were scatter- silver, nor brass in your purses; ed abroad, as sheep having no 10 Nor scrip for your jourshepherd. ney, neither two coats, neither

37 Then saith he unto his dis-shoes, nor yet staves: (for the ciples, The harvest truly is plen- workman is worthy of his meat.) teous, but the labourers are few. 11 And into whatsoever city."

38 Pray ye therefore the Lord or town ye shall enter, inquire of the harvest, that he will send who in it is worthy; and there forth labourers into his harvest. abide till ye go thence.


12 And when ye come into a 1 Christ sendeth his apostles to do miracles, house, salute it.

cution....40 Blessings to those who receive



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5 to preach: 16 he telleth them of perse- 13 And if the house be wor-: thy, let your peace come upon ND when he had called it: but if it be not worthy, let unto him his twelve disci- your peace return to you. ples, he gave them power against 14 And whosoever shall not unclean spirits, to cast them out, receive you, nor hear your and to heal all manner of sick-words, when ye depart out of ness, and all manner of disease. that house, or city, shake off the 2 Now the names of the dust of your feet.

twelve apostles are these; The 15 Verily, I say unto you, It first, Simon, who is called Pe- shall be more tolerable for the ter, and Andrew his brother; land of Sodom and Gomorrah, James the son of Zebedee, and in the day of judgment, than for John his brother; that city.

3 Philip, and Bartholomew; 16 I Behold, I send you Thomas, and Matthew the pub-forth as sheep in the midst of lican; James the son of Alpheus, wolves: be ye therefore wise as and Lebbeus, whose surname serpents, and harmless as doves. was Thaddeus; 17 But beware of men: for

4 Simon the Canaanite, and they will deliver you up to the Judas Iscariot, who also betray-councils, and they will scourge ed him. you in their synagogues.

5 These twelve Jesus sent 18 And ye shall be brought forth, and commanded them, before governors and kings for saying, Go not into the way of my sake, for a testimony against the Gentiles, and into any city them and the Gentiles.

of the Samaritans enter ye not. 19 But when they deliver

you up, take no thought how sold for a farthing! and one of or what ye shall speak, for it them shall not fall on the ground shall be given you in that same without your Father. hour what ye shall speak.

30 But the very hairs of your 20 For it is not ye that speak, head are all numbered. but the Spirit of your Father 31 Fear ye not therefore, ye which speaketh in you. are of more value than many.

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21 And the brother shall de- sparrows.

liver up the brother to death, 32 Whosoever therefore shall and the father the child: and confess me before men, him will the children shall rise up against I confess also before my Father their parents, and cause them to which is in heaven.

be put to death.

33 But whosoever shall deny 22 And ye shall be hated of me before men, him will I also all men for my name's sake: but deny before my Father which is he that endureth to the end shall in heaven.

be saved.

34 Think not that I am come 23 But when they persecute to send peace on earth; I came you in this city, flee ye into an- not to send peace, but a sword. other: for verily I say unto you, 35 For I am come to set a man Ye shall not have gone over the at variance against his father, cities of Israel till the Son of and the daughter against her man be come. mother, and the daughter-in-law 24 The disciple is not above against her mother-in-law. his master, nor the servant above his lord.

36 And a man's foes shall be they of his own household. 25 It is enough for the disciple 37 He that loveth father or that he be as his master, and the mother more than me, is not servant as his lord: if they have worthy of me and he that called the master of the house loveth son or daughter more Beelzebub, how much more than me, is not worthy of me. shall they call them of his household?

26 Fear them not therefore for there is nothing covered, that shall not be revealed; and hid, that shall not be known."

38 And he that taketh not his cross, and followeth after me, is not worthy of me.

39 He that findeth his life shall lose it: and he that loseth his life for my sake, shall find it. 27 What I tell you in dark- 40 I He that receiveth you, ness, that speak ye in light: and receiveth me; and he that rewhat ye hear in the ear, that ceiveth me, receiveth him that preach ye upon the house- sent me.


41 He that receiveth a pro28 And fear not them which phet in the name of a prophet, kill the body, but are not able shall receive a prophet's reward; to kill the soul: but rather fear and he that receiveth a righthim which is able to destroy eous man in the name of a both soul and body in hell. righteous man, shall receive a 29 Are not two sparrows righteous man's reward.

42 And whosoever shall give you, and more than a prophet. to drink unto one of these little 10 For this is he of whom it ones, a cup of cold water only, is written, Behold, I send my in the name of a disciple, verily, messenger before thy face, which I say unto you, he shall in no shall prepare thy way before wise lose his reward. thee.


11 Verily, I say unto you, 2 John sendeth his disciples to Christ...7 Among them that are born of The testimony of Christ concerning John.... Women, there hath not risen a 20 Christ upbraideth the unthankfulness and impenitence of Chorazin, Bethsaida, greater than John the Baptist : and Capernaum, &c. notwithstanding, he that is least

AND it came to pass when in the kingdom of heaven, is

Jesus had made an end of greater than he.

commanding his twelve disci- 12 And from the days of ples, he departed thence to teach John the Baptist, until now, the and to preach in their cities. kingdom of heaven suffereth 2 Now when John had heard violence, and the violent take it in the prison the works of Christ, by force. he sent two of his disciples,

3 And said unto him, Art thou he that should come, or do we look for another?

13 For all the prophets and the law prophesied until John.

14 And if ye will receive it, this is Elias which was for to

4 Jesus answered and said come. unto them, Go and shew John 15 He that hath ears to hear, again those things which ye do let him hear.

hear and see:

16 ¶ But whereunto shall I

5 The blind receive their liken this generation? It is like sight, and the lame walk, the unto children sitting in the marlepers are cleansed, and the deaf kets, and calling unto their felhear, the dead are raised up, lows,

and the poor have the gospel 17 And saying, We have pippreached to them. ed unto you, and ye have not 6 And blessed is he whoso- danced; We have mourned ever shall not be offended in unto you, and ye have not lamented.


7 1 And as they departed, 18 For John came neither Jesus began to say unto the eating nor drinking, and they multitudes concerning John, say, He hath a devil. What went ye out into the wil- 19 The Son of man came derness to see! A reed shaken eating and drinking, and they with the wind? say, Behold, a man gluttonous,

8 But what went ye out for and a wine-bibber, a friend of to see? A man clothed in soft publicans and sinners. But Wisraiment Behold, they that dom is justified of her children. wear soft clothing are in kings' 20 Then began he to upbraid the cities wherein most of 9 But what went ye out for to his mighty works were done, see? a prophet? Yea, I say unto because they repented not.


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