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Luk. xviii.

Anno Ærat. 32. Minift. 3.1

Parables in which Jesus shews the

necessity of continuing instant in
Prayer, and being humbly minded.

2. ing,

Luk. xviii. ND [Fefus] fpake a parable to

them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint; fay

There was in a city a judge, " which feared not God, neither re 3." garded man. And there was a wi"dow in that city, and she came to

him, saying, Avenge me of mine 4os adversary. And he would not for a “ while: but afterward he said with

in himself, Though I fear not God, 5:“ nor regard man; Yer because this " widow troubleth me, I will avenge

her, left by her continual coming The 6. " weary me. And the Lord said, Hear

what the unjust judge faith. And

shall not God avenge his own ele&t,
« which cry day and night unto him,
8.“ though he bear long with them; I

« tell you that he will avenge them
“ speedily. Nevertheless, when the
"fon of man cometh, shall he find
« faith on the earth?

And he spake this parable to certain
which trusted in themselves, that they

were righteous, and despised others; Jo.“ Two men went up into the Temple to pray; the one a Pharisee, and the

s other

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: Minift. 3. “ thank thee, that I am not as other

men are, extortioners, unjust, adul.

terers, or even as this Publican. I 12.
“ fast twice in the week, I give tithes
« of all I poffefs. And the Publican 13.

standing afar off, would not lift up
“ so much as his eyes to heaven, but

smote on his breast, saying, God be
56 merciful to me a finner. I tell you 14.
“ this man went down to his house

justified rather than the other : for

every one that exalteth himself, shall RC be abafed ; and he that humbleth him« felf shall be exalted.


Jesus goes to Jerusalem against the Temple.
feast of Dedication, discourses in

Solomon's Porch concerning the
Jez's infidelity, and himself; they
endeavour to stone him.

Joh. x.

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ND it was at Jerusalem the feast 22.

of dedication, and it was win.
ter. And Jesus walked in the temple in

Solomon's porch. Then came the Jews
round about him, and faid unto him,
How long doft thou make us to doubt
If thou be the Christ, tell us plainly.
Jesus answered them, “ I told you, and 25.

ye believed not; the works that I do

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name, they bear wit- Anno Joh. x.

But ye believe not, be- cat. 32.

Minift. 3
ye are not of my sheep, as I
said unto you. My sheep hear my

voice, and I know them, and they
28.“ follow me, And I give unto them

eternal life, and they shall never pe-
rish, neither shall any pluck them
out of my hand. My father which
gave them me, is greater than all;
and none is able to pluck them out

of my father's hand. I and my fa-
31. ther are one. Then the Jews took
32. up stones again to stone him. Jesus

answered them, Many good works c have I Mewed you from my father ;

“ for which of those works do ye stone
33.“ me? The Jews answered him, say.

ing, For å good work we stone thee not,

but for blasphemy, and because that thoa,
34. being a man, makest thy self God. Je-

sus answered them, “Is it not written

" in your Law, I said, ye arę Gods? 35." If he called them Gods, unto whom

the word of God came, and the 36.“ Scripture cannot be broken : Say ye “ of him whom the father hath fanéti

fied, and sent into the world, Thou

blasphemeft; because I said I am the
37.6 son of God? If I do not the works
38.c of my father, believe me not. But if

“ I do, though ye believe not me, be-
“ lieve the works, that ye may know

- and believe, that the father is in me,
6 and I in him. Therefore they fought

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again to take him: but he escaped out Temple. i Ætat. 33. of their hand. Minist. 4.

The End of the Third Year of Christ's


S E C T. CX.

Jesus goes into Judea beyond Jordan.

He Shews the unlawfulness of di-
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ND it came to pass, that when Coast of Judes

Jesus had finished these sayings, beyond Jordan. * Mar. X. 1, " he departed from Galilee, and came 1. Mar. xix. Joh. x. 40. into the coasts of Judea, beyond Jordan,

*into the place where John at first bapti-40. Joh. X. Mar. X. 1. Zed; and there he abode *,* And great 2 Mat. xix. Joh. x. 41. multitudes followed him Ý, and as he 1 Mar. X.

Mat. xix, went, he taught them again, tand he heal. 2. ed them there * and (they] said, Fohn did 41. Joh. x. no miracle : but all things that John spake

of this man were true. And many be- 42. "Mar.x.2, lieved on him there. ** The Pharisees


Mar, xix, 5, 6, 7, 8, also came unto him, tempting him, and

faying unto him, Is it lawful for a man
to put arouy his wife for every cause?
And he answered ard faid unto them, 4.
“ 'Have ye not read, that he which made
“ them at the beginning, made them
“ male and female ? And said, for this
“ cause shall a man leave father and
“ mother, and cleave to his wife: and
" they twain thall be one flesh. Where-.
“fore they are no more twain, but one


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Coast of Judea" flesh. What therefore God hath joyn- Anno beyond Jordan.« ed together, let not man put asunder. Fica 33.

* And he answered and said unto them, Mar. xix 7. What did Moses command you? * They

say unto him, Why didMofes then d Mar.X. 4.

command to give a writing of divorce-
8. ment, and to put her away? He faith
unto them,

Moses, because of the Mar. X. 5
“ hardness of your hearts, suffered you
to put away your wives: but from
the beginning it was not so. And I
say unto you, Whosoever shall put
away his wife, except it be for for-
nication, and shall marry another,

committeth adultery: and whoso “ marrieth her which is put away, doth

commit adultery. Mar. X.

* And in the houfe his disciples ask11. ed him again of the same matter. And he faith unto them, " Whosoever shall

put away his wife, and marry ano.

ther, committeth adultery against her. “ And if a woman shall put away her

“ husband, and be married to another, Mat. xix. 10. - The committeth adultery. * His dif

* . ciples say unto him, If the case of the

man be fo with his wife, it is not good to
11. marry. But he said unto them, “ All

men cannot receive this saying, fave
they to whom it is given. For there

are some Eunuchs, which were so
“ born from their mother's womb, and
“ there are some Eunuchs, which were
« made Eunuchs of men: and there be
“ Eunuchs which have made themselves
« Eunuchs for the kingdom of heaven's

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