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Of the Pharisee and publican. S. LUKE.

How to attain eternal life. troubleth me, I will avenge her, disciples saw it, they rebuked lest by her continual coming them. she weary me

16 But Jesus called them unto 6 And the Lord said, Hear him, and said, Suffer little chilwhat the unjust judge saith. dren to come unto me, and for

? And shall not God avenge bid them not: for of such is the his own elect, which cry day kingdom of God. and night unto him, though he 17 Verily, I say unto you, bear long with them?

Whosoever shall not receive 8 I tell you that he will the kingdom of God as a little avenge them speedily. Never-child, shall in no wise enter theless, when the Son of man therein. cometh, shall he find faith on 18 And a certain ruler asked the earth?

him, saying, Good Master, what 9 And he spake this parable shall I do to inherit eternal life? unto certain which trusted in 19 And Jesus said unto him, themselves that they were righ- Why callest thou me good ? teous, and despised others : none is good, save one, that is

10 Two men went up into the God. temple to pray; the one a Phar- 20 Thou knowest the comisee, and the other a publican. mandments, Do not commit

11 The Pharisee stood and adultery, Do not kill, Do not prayed thus with himself, God, steal, Do not bear false witÌ thank thee, that I am not as ness, Honour thy father and other men are, extortioners, un- thy mother. just, adulterers, or even as this 21 And he said, All these have publican.

I kept from my youth up. 12 I fast twice in the week, I 22 Now when Jesus heard give tithes of all that I possess. these things, he said unto him,

13 And the publican, standing Yet lackest thou one thing : sell afar off, would not lift up so all that thou hast, and distribute much as his eyes unto heaven, unto the poor, and thou shalt but smote upon his breast, say have treasure in heaven: and ing, God be merciful to me a come, follow me sinner.

23 And when he heard this, 14 I tell you, this man went he was very sorrowful: for he down to his house justified rath- was very rich. er than the other: for every

24 And when Jesus saw that one that exalteth himself shall he was very sorrowful, he said, be abased; and he that hum- How hardly shall they that bleth himself shall be exalted. have riches enter into the king

15 And they brought un- dom of God! to him also infants, that he 25 For it is easier for a camel would touch them: but when his l to go through a needle's eye,

Christ foretelleth his death. CHAP. XIX. He giveth a blind man sight. than for a rich man to enter into 37 And they told him, that the kingdom of God.

Jesus of Nazareth passed by. 26 And they that heard it, 38 And he cried, saying, Jesaid, Who then can be saved ? sus, thou son of David, have

27 And he said, The things mercy on me. which are impossible with men, 39 And they which went beare possible with God.

fore rebuked him, that he should 28 Then Peter said, Lo, we hold his peace: but he cried so have left all, and followed thee. much the more, Thou son of

29 And he said unto them, David, have mercy on me. Verily, I say unto you, There 40 And Jesus stood and comis no man that hath left house, manded him to be brought unto or parents, or brethren, or wife, him: and when he was come or children, for the kingdom of near, he asked him, , God's sake,

41 Saying, What wilt thou 30 Who shall not receive that I shall do unto thee? And manifold more in this present he said, Lord, that I may retime, and in the world to come ceive my sight. life everlasting

42 And Jesus said unto him, 31 | Then he took unto him Receive thy sight: thy faith the twelve, and said unto them, hath saved thee. Behold, we go up to Jerusalem, 43 And immediately he reand all things that are written ceived his sight, and followed by the prophets concerning the him, glorifying God: and all Son of man shall be accom- the people, when they saw it, plished.

gave praise unto God 32 For he shall be delivered unto the Gentiles, and shall be

1 Of Zaccheus a publican. 11 The ten pieces mocked, and spitefully entreat

of money. 28 Christ rideth into Jerusalem ed, and spitted on;

with triumph : 41 weepeth over it : 45 driveth 33 And they shall scourge him,

the buyers and sellers out of the temple : 47

teaching daily in it. and put him to death: and the destroyed him, but for fear of the people. third day he shall rise again.

ND Jesus entered and pass34 And they understood none


ed through Jericho. of these things: and this saying 2 And behold, there was a man was hid from them, neither named Zaccheus, which was knew they the things which the chief among the publicans, were spoken.

and he was rich. 35 T And it came to pass, that 3 And he sought to see Jesus as he was come nigh unto Jeri- who he was; and could not for cho, a certain blind man sat by the press, because he was little the way-side begging ;

of stature. 36 And hearing the multitude 4 And he ran before, and pass by, he asked what it meant. I climbed up into a sycamore-tree


The rulers would have


that way.

Christ visiteth Zaccheus.

The ten pieces of money. to see him; for he was to pass and sent a message after him,

saying, We will not have this 5 And when Jesus came to man to reign over us. the place, he looked up, and 15 And it came to pass, that saw him, and said unto him, when he was returned, having Zaccheus, make haste, and come received the kingdom, then he down: for to-day I must abide commanded these servants to at thy house.

be called unto him, to whom le 6 And he made haste, and had given the money, that he came down, and received him might know how much every joyfully.

man had gained by trading. 7 And when they saw

it, they

16 Then came the first, sayall murmured, saying, That he ing, Lord, thy pound hath gained was gone to be guest with a

ten pounds. man that is a sinner.

17 And he said unto him, Well, 8 And Zaccheus stood, and thou good servant : because said unto the Lord; Behold, thou hast been faithful in a very Lord, the half of my goods I little, have thou authority over give to the poor; and if I have ten cities. taken any thing from any man

18 And the second came, say by false accusation, I restore ing, Lord, thy pound hath gained him four-fold.

five pounds. 9 And Jesus said unto him, 19 And he said likewise to him, This day is salvation come to Be thou also over five cities. this house, forasmuch as he 20 And another came, saying, also is a son of Abraham. Lord, behold, here is thy pound,

10 For the Son of man is | which I have kept laid up in a come to seek and to save that napkin : which was lost.

21 For I feared thee, because 11 And as they heard these thou art an austere man: thou things, he added and spake a takest up that thou layedst not parable, because he was nigh down, and reapest that thou to Jerusalem, and because they didst not sow. thought that the kingdom of 22 And he saith unto him, Out God should immediately appear. of thine own mouth will I judge

12 He said therefore, A cer- thee, thou wicked servant. Thou tain nobleman went into a far knewest that I was an austere country to receive for himself a man, taking up that I laid not kingdom, and to return. down, and reaping that I did

13 And he called his ten ser- not sow: vants, and delivered them ten 23 Wherefore then gavest not pounds, and said unto them, thou my money into the bank, Occupy till I come

that at my coming I might have 14 But his citizens hated him, I required mine own with usury?

Christ rideth into Jerusalem.


He weepeth over the city 24 And he said unto themments upon the colt, and they that stood by, Take from him set Jesus thereon. the pound, and give it to him 36 And as he went, they that hath ten pounds.

spread their clothes in the way 25 (And they said unto him, 37 And when he was come Lord, he hath ten pounds.)

nigh, even now at the descent 26 For I say unto you, That of the mount of Olives, the unto every one which hath, shall whole multitude of the disciples be given ; and from him that began to rejoice and praise God hath not, even that he hath with a loud voice, for all the shall be taken away from him. mighty works that they had

27 But those mine enemies, seen; which would not that I should 38 Saying, Blessed be the reign over them, bring hither, King that cometh in the name and slay them before me.

of the Lord: Peace in heaven, 28 | And when he had thus and glory in the highest. spoken, he went before, ascend- 39 And some of the Phariing up to Jerusalem.

sees from among the multitude 29 And it came to pass, when said unto him, Master, rebuke he was come nigh to Bethphage thy disciples. and Bethany, at the mount 40 And he answered and said called the mount of Olives, he unto them, I tell you, that if sent two of his disciples,

these should hold their peace, 30 Saying, Go ye into the vil the stones would immediately lage over against you ; in the cry out. which at your entering ye shall 41 And when he was come find a colt tied, whereon yet near, he beheld the city, and never man sat: loose him, and wept over it, bring him hither.

42 Saying, If thou hadst 31 And if any man ask you, known, even thou, at least in Why do ye loose him? thus this thy day, the things which shall ye say unto him, Because belong unto thy peace! but now the Lord hath need of him. they are hid from thine eyes.

32 And they that were sent 43 For the days shall come went their way, and found even

and found even upon thee, that thine enemies as he had said unto them. shall cast a trench about thee,

33 And as they were loosing and compass thee round, and the colt, the owners thereof said keep thee in on every side, unto them, Why loose ye the 44 And shall lay thee even colt?

with the ground, and thy chil34 And they said, The Lord dren within thee: and they shall hath need of him.

not leave in thee one stone up35 And they brought him to on another: because thou knewJesus: and they cast their gar- lest not the time of thy visitation. prayer, but



Christ silenceth the chief priests. S. LUKE. of the wicked husbandmen,

45 And he went into the tem- | 6 But and if we say, Of men; ple, and began to cast out them all the people will stone us: for that sold therein, and them that they be persuaded that John bought,

was a prophet. 46 Saying unto them, It is 7 And they answered, That written, My house is the house they could not tell whence it of


have made it was. a den of thieves.

8 And Jesus said unto them, 47 And he taught daily in Neither tell I you by what authe temple

. But the chief thority I do these things. priests, and the scribes, and 9 Then began he to speak the chief of the people sought to the people this parable: A to destroy him,

certain man planted a vineyard, 48 And could not find what and let it forth to husbandmen, they might do : for all the peo- and went into a far country for ple were very attentive to hear a long time. him.

10 And at the season he sent

a servant to the husbandmen, 1 Christ avoucheth his authority by a ques

that they should give him of tion of John's baptism. 9 The parable of the fruit of the vineyard : but the vineyard. 19 Of giving tribute to Ce21 He convinceth the Sadducees that the husbandmen beat him, and

sent him away empty. the Son of David. 45 He warneth his disciples to beware of the scribes.

11 And again he sent another AND it came to pass, that servant : and they beat him al

on one of those days, as he so, and entreated him shametaught the people in the temple, fully, and sent him away empty. and preached the gospel, the

the 12 And again he sent a third : chief priests and the scribes and they wounded him also, came upon him, with the el- and cast him out.

13 Then said the lord of the 2 And spake unto him, say- vineyard, What shall I do? I ing, Tell us, by what authority will send my beloved son: it doest thou these things? or who may be they will reverence him is he that gave thee this author- when they see him.

14 But when the husbandmen 3 And he answered and said saw him, they reasoned among unto them, I will also ask you themselves, saying, This is the one thing; and answer me: heir: come, let us kill him, that

4 The baptism of John, was the inheritance may be ours. it from heaven, or of men ? 15 So they cast him out of

5 And they reasoned with the vineyard, and killed him. themselves, saying, If we shall What therefore shall the lord say, From heaven; he will say, of the vineyard do unto them? Why then believed ye him not? 16 He shall come and destroy

denied the resurrection. 41 How Christ is


ity ?

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