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and healeth the withered hand.

Christ reproveth the Pharisees, S. LUKE.
the bride-chamber fast while the said unto them, Why do


that bridegroom is with them? which is not lawful to do on the 35 But the days will come, sabbath-days?

3 taken away from them, and said, Have ye not read so much then shall they fast in those as this, what David did when days.

himself was an hungered, and 36 | And he spake also a par- they which were with him; able unto them: No man put- 4 How he went into the house teth a piece of a new garment of God, and did take and eat upon an old: if otherwise, then the shew-bread, and gave also to both the new maketh a rent, them that were with him, which and the piece that was taken it is not lawful to eat but for out of the new, agreeth not with the priests alone ? the old.

5 And he said unto them, That 37 And no man putteth new the Son of man is Lord also of wine into old bottles; else the the sabbath. new wine will burst the bottles, 6 And it came to pass also on and be spilled, and the bottles another sabbath, that he entered shall perish

into the synagogue, and taught: 38 But new wine must be put and there was a man whose into new bottles, and both are right hand was withered: preserved.

7 And the scribes and Phari39 No man also having drunk sees watched him, whether he old wine, straightway desireth would heal on the sabbath-day; new: for he saith, The old is that they might find an accusabetter.

tion against him.

8 But he knew their thoughts, | Christ reproveth the Pharisees blindness and said to the man which had

about the observation of the sabbath, by the withered hand, Rise up, and scripture, reason, and miracle : 13 chooseth twelve apostles : ' 17 healeth the diseased : 20 stand forth in the midst.And preacheth to his disciples before the people he arose, and stood forth. of blessings and curses : 27 horo we must

9 Then said Jesus unto them, love our enemies : 46 and join the obedience of good works to the hearing of the word : I will ask you one thing ; Is it lest, in the evil day of temptation, we fall like an house built upon the face of the earth, lawful on the sabbath-days to without any foundation.

do good, or to do evil? to save AND it came to pass on the life, or to destroy it?

10 And looking round about first, that he went through the upon them all

, he said unto the corn-fields; and his disciples man, Stretch forth thy hand. plucked the ears of corn, and And he did so: and his hand did eat, rubbing them in their was restored whole as the other. hands.

11 And they were filled with 2 And certain of the Pharisees I madness; and communed one


for ye

The twelve apostles chosen. CHAP, VỊ.

Of loving our enemies. with another what they might | Blessed are ye that weep now: do to Jesus.

shall laugh. 12 And it came to pass in 22 Blessed are ye when men those days, that he went out shall hate you, and when they into a mountain to pray, and shall separate you from their continued all night in prayer to company, and shall reproach God.

you, and cast out your name as 13 | And when it was day, evil, for the Son of man's sake. he called unto him his disci

23 Rejoice ye in that day, and ples: and of them he chose leap for joy: for behold, your twelve, whom also he named reward is great in heaven: for apostles ;

in the like manner did their 14 Simon (whom he also fathers unto the prophets. named Peter) and Andrew his 24 But wo unto you that are brother, James and John, Phil- rich! for ye have received your ip and Bartholomew,

consolation. 15 Matthew and Thomas, 25 Wo unto you that are James the son of Alpheus, and full! for ye shall hunger. Wo Simon called Zelotes,

unto you that laugh now! for 16 And Judas the brother of ye shall mourn and weep. James, and Judas Iscariot, which 26 Wo unto you, when all also was the traitor.

men shall speak well of you ! 17 | And he came down with for so did their fathers to the them, and stood in the plain; false prophets. and the company of his disci- 27 | But I say unto you ples, and a great multitude of which hear, Love your enemies,

, people out of all Judea and Je- do good to them which hate you, rusalem, and from the sea-coast 28 Bless them that curse you, of Tyre and Sidon, which came and pray for them which despiteto hear him, and to be healed fully use you. of their diseases;

29 And unto him that smi18 And they that were vexed teth thee on the one cheek, offer with unclean spirits : and they also the other; and him that were healed.

taketh away thy cloak, forbid 19 And the whole multitude not to take thy coat also. sought to touch him ; for there 30 Give to every man that went virtue out of him, and asketh of thee; and of him that healed thein all.

taketh away thy goods, ask them 20 And he lifted up his eyes not again. on his disciples, and said, Bless- 31 And as ye would that men ed be ye poor; for yours is the should do to you, do ye also to kingdom of God.

them likewise. 21 Blessed are ye that hun- 32 For if ye love them which ger now : for ye shall be filled. I love you, what thank have ye?

The wisdom of

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deing the word. for sinners also love those that to thy brother, Brother, let me love them.

pull out the mote that is in 33 And if ye do good to them thine eye, when thou thyself which do good to you, what beholdest not the beam that is thank have ye? for sinners also in thịne own eye? Thou hypodo even the same.

crite, cast out first the beam 34 And if ye lend to them of out of thine own eye, and then whom ye hope to receive, what shalt thou see clearly to pull out thank have ye? for sinners also the mote that is in thy brother's lend to sinners, to receive as eye. much again.

43 For a good tree bringeth 35 But love ye your enemies, not forth corrupt fruit; neither and do good, and lend, hoping doth a corrupt tree bring forth for nothing again; and your re- good fruit. ward shall be great, and ye shall 44 For every tree is known by be the children of the Highest: his own fruit : for of thorns for he is kind unto the unthank- men do not gather figs, nor ful and to the evil.

of a bramble-bush gather they 36 Be ye therefore merciful, as grapes. your Father also is merciful. 45 A good man out of the

37 Judge not, and ye shall good treasure of his heart, bringnot be judged : condemn not, eth forth that which is good; and ye

shall not be condemned: and an evil man out of the eyil forgive, and ye shall be forgiven: treasure of his heart, bringeth

38 Give, and it shall be given forth that which is evil: for of unto you; good measure, pressed the abundance of the heart his down, and shaken together, and mouth speaketh. running over, shall men give in- 46 | And why call ye mę to your bosom. For with the Lord, Lord, and do not the same measure that ye mete things which I say? withal, it shall be measured to 47 Whosoever cometh to me, you again.

and heareth my sayings, and 39 And he spake a parable doeth them, I will shew you to unto them; Can the blind lead whom he is like. the blind ? shall they not both 48 He is like a man which fall into the ditch ?

built an house, and digged deep, 40 The disciple is not above and laid the foundation on a his master : but every one that rock: and when the flood arose, is perfect, shall be as his master. the stream beat vehemently up

41 And why beholdest thou on that house, and could not the mote that is in thy brother's shake it: for it was founded eye, but perceiveșt not the beam upon a rock. that is in thine own eye?

49 But he that heareth and 42 Either how canst thou say I doeth not, is like a man that



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The widow's' són raised without à fouřidation built an three; but say in a word, änd House upon the earth; aģainst my servant shall be healed. which the stream did beat 8 For I also am â man set vehemently; and immediately it under authority, having under fell, and the ruint of that house me soldiers, and I say unto one, was great.

Go, and he goeth; and to

another, Come, and he cometh i Christ findėth a greater faith in the centurion and to my servant, Do this, and a Gentile, than in any of the Jeros: 10 healeth he doeth it. his servant being absent : il raiseth from death the widoid's són át Náin : 19 answereth 9 When Jesus heard these John's messengers with the declaration of his miracles : testifieth to the people whát things, he marvelled at him, opinion he held of John : 30 inveigheth against and turned him about and said the Jews, who with neither the manners of John nor of Jesus could be won: 36 and

unto the people that followed sherbėth by occasion of Mary Magdalene, how him, I say unto you, I have not in sins, but to forgivé them their sins, upon found so great faith, no, not in their faith ard repentance.

COW when he had ended all

10 And they that were sent, his sayings in the audience returning to the house, found of the people, he entered into the servant whole that had been Capernaum.

sick. 2 And a certain centurion's

11 | And it came to pass the servant, who was dear unto him, day after, that he went into a was sick, and ready to die. city called Nain : and many of

3 And when he heard of Jesus, his disciples went with him, and he sent unto him the elders of much people. the Jews, beseeching him that 12 Now when he came nigh he would come and heal his to the gate of the city, behold, servant.

there was a dead man carried 4 And when they came to out, the cuy son of his mother, Jesus, they besought him in- and she was a widow: and much stantly, saying, That he was people of the city was with her. worthy for whom he should do 13 And when the Lord saw this :

her, he had compassion on her, 5 For he loveth our nation, and and said unto her, Weep not. he hath built us a synagogue. 14 And he came and touched

6 Then Jesus went with them. the bier: and they that bare And when he was now not far him stood still. And he said, from the house, the centurion Young man, I say unto thee, sent friends to him, saying unto Arisė. him, Lotd, trouble not thyself: 15 And he that was dead sat for I am not worthy that thou up, and began to speak: and shouldest ënter under my roof; he delivered him to his mother.

7 Wherefore neither thought 16 And there came a fear on I myself worthy to come unto I all: ånd they glorified God,


John sendeth to Christ.

Christ's testimony of John. saying, That a great prophet is are gorgeously apparelled, and risen up among us; and, That live delicately, are in kings' God hath visited his people. courts.

17 And this rumour of him 26 But what went ye out for went forth throughout all Judea, to see? A prophet? Yea, I say and throughout all the region unto you, and much more than round about.

a prophet. 18 And the disciples of John

27 This is he, of whom it is shewed him of all these things. written, Behold, I send my mes

19 | And John, calling unto senger before thy face, which him two of his disciples, sent shall prepare thy way before them to Jesus, saying, Art thou thee. he that should come ? or look 28 For I say unto you, Among we for another?

those that are born of women, 20 When the men were come there is not a greater prophet unto him, they said, John Bap-than John the Baptist: but he tist has sent us unto thee, say that is least in the kingdom of

God, come? or look we for another?

21 And in that same hour he heard him, and the publicans, cured many of their infirmities, justified God, being baptized and plagues, and of evil spirits; with the baptism of John. and unto many that were blind 30 But the Pharisees and he gave sight.

lawyers rejected the counsel of 22 Then Jesus answering, said God against themselves, being unto them, Go your way, and not baptized of him. tell John what things ye have 31 And the Lord said, seen and heard; how that the Whereunto then shall I liken blind see, the lame walk, the the men of this generation ? and lepers are cleansed, the deaf to what are they like? ? hear, the dead are raised, to the 32 They are like unto children poor the gospel is preached. sitting in the market-place, and

23 And blessed is he, whoso- calling one to another, and ever shall not be offended in me. saying, We have piped unto

24 And when the messen- you, and ye have not danced; gers of John were departed, he we have mourned to you, and began to speak unto the people ye have not wept. concerning John, What went ye 33 For John the Baptist came out into the wilderness for to neither eating bread, nor drinksee? A reed shaken with the ing wine; and ye say, He hath wind?

for to see ?: A man clothed in soft eating and drinking; and ye raiment? Behold, they which I say, Behold a gluttonous man,

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