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is being interpreted the Chrift. And he Anno John i. 42. brought him to Jefus, and when Jefus be- tat. 30. held him, he faid, Thou art Simon the •fon of Fona: thou shall be called Cephas, which is by interpretation a stone.



Jefus calls Philip, &c.


HE day following Jefus would go forth into Galilee, and findeth Phi44. lip, and faith unto him follow me. Now Philip was of Bethfaida the city of An45. drew and Peter. Philip findeth Natha

nael, and faith unto him we have found
him of whom Mofes in the Law, and the
Prophets did write, Jefus of Nazareth
46. the Son of Fofeph. And Nathanael faid

unto him, Can there any good thing come
out of Nazareth? Philip faith unto him,
come and fee.

47. Jefus faw Nathanael coming to him,


and faith of him, Behold an Ifraelite in48. deed, in whom is no guile, Nathanael faith unto him, whence knoweft thou me? Jefus answered and faid unto him, Before that Philip called thee when thou 49. waft under the fig tree, Ifaw thee, Nathanael answered and faith unto him, Rabbi thou art the Son of God, thou art the King of Ifrael. Jefus anfwered and faid unto him, Because I faid unto thee, I faw thee under the fig tree, believeft thou? thou shalt fee greater things than 51.thefe. And he faith unto him, verily,




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verily, I fay unto you, bereafter you Galilee.
fhall fee heaven open, and the Angels of John i.
God afcending and defcending upon the
Son of Man.


Miracle of the water turn'd into Cana.




ND the third day there was a 1. John marriage in Cana of Galilee; and the mother of Jefus was there, and both 2. Jefus was called and his difciples to the marriage. And when they wanted wine, the mother of Jefus faith unto him, They have no Wine. Jefus faith unto her, 4. Woman, what have I to do with thee? mine hour is not yet come. His mother 5. faith unto the fervants, what foever he faith unto you, do it. And there were 6. fet there fix water pots of ftone, after the manner of the purifying of the Jews: containing two or three firkins a piece. Jefus faith unto them, Fill the water pots 7. Miracle 1. with water. And they filled them up to 8. the brim, and he faith unto them, Draw out now, and bear unto the Governour of the feaft, and they bear it. When the Ruler of the fealt had tafted the water that was made wine, and knew not whence.. it was (but the fervants which drew the water knew) the governour of the feaft called the bridegroom, and faith unto him. Every man at the beginning doth 10. fet forth good wine, and when men have well


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ii. John


well drunk, then that which is worse : Anno
but thou haft kept the good wine until Etat. 30.

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This beginning of miracles did Jefus in Cana of Galilee, and manifested forth his Glory; and his difciples believed on him.


After this, he went down to Caperna12. um, he, and his Mother, and his brethren and his disciples; and they continued there not many days.


The first Paffover after Chrift's bap-
tifm. He drives the Traders out
of the Temple.



ND the Jews paffover was at hand, and Jefus went up to Jeru14. falem. And found in the temple those that fold oxen, and fheep, and doves, 15. and the changers of money, fitting. And when he had made a fcourge of fmall cords, he drove them all out of the temple, and the fheep and the oxen; and poured out the changers money, and o 16. verthrew the Tables; And faid unto

them that fold doves, Take thefe things bence; make not my Father's house an 17. boufe of merchandife. And his difciples remembred that it was written [Pfal. lxix. 9.] The zeal of thine houfe batb eaten me up.


Then answered the Jews and faid unto him, what fign fhewest thou unto us,

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Seeing that thou doft these things?
Jefus anfwered and faid unto them. John ii.
Deftroy this temple, and in three days 119.
will raife it up. Then faid the Jews, 20
Forty and fix years was this temple in
building, and wilt thou rear it up in three
days? But he fpake of the temple of 21.
his body. When therefore he was rifen 22.
from the dead, his disciples remembred
that he had faid this unto them: and
they believed the fcripture, and the
word which Jefus had faid. Now when 23.
he was in Jerufalem at the Paffover, in
the feast day, many believed in his name,
when they faw the miracles which he
did. But Jefus did not commit himself 24.
unto them, because he knew all men,
and needed not that any should testifie 25.
of man, for he knew what was in man.


Christ's conference with Nicodemus.


HERE was a man of the Pharifees, 1. John ik named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews: the fame came to Jefus by night and faid unto him Rabbi, we know that thou art a Teacher come from God, for no man can do thefe miracles that thou doft except God be with him. Jefus an- 3. fwered and faid unto him, verily, verily, 1 fay unto thee, except a man be born again, he cannot fee the Kingdom of God. Nicodemus faith unto him, How can a 4man be born when he is old? can be enD


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Jerufalem. ter the fecond time, into his mother's Anno John. iii. 5. womb, and he born? Jefus anfwered, cat. 30. verily, verily, I fay unto thee, except a man be born of water and of the fpi"rit, he cannot enter into the kingdom 6." of God. That which is born of the "flesh, is flesh; and that which is born 7. "of the fpirit, is fpirit. Marvel not "that I faid unto thee, ye muft be born 8." again. The wind bloweth where it "lifteth, and thou heareft the found thereof, but canft not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth: fo is every one that is born of the fpirit. 9. Nicodemus answered and faid unto him, 10. How can thefe things be? Jefus anfwe


red and faid unto him, "Art thou a Ma❝fter of Ifrael, and knoweft not these 11." things? verily, verily, I fay unto "thee, we fpeak that we do know, " and teftifie that we have feen; and ye 12." receive not our witness. If I have told you earthly things and ye believe not, "how fhall ye believe if I tell you of 13." heavenly things? And no man hath "afcended up to heaven but he that "came down from heaven, even the fon "of man which is in heaven. And as "Mofes lifted up the ferpent in the "wilderness, even fo muft the fon of 15. "man be lifted up: That whofoever be


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"lieveth in him, fhould not perish, but
16." have eternal Life. For God fo loved

"the world, that he gave his only be-
(C gotten Son, that whofoever believeth

in him, should not perish but have


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