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26 But ye shall not be so: but he that is 'greatest among you, let him be as the younger;13 and he that is chief, as he that doth serve.
27 For whether is "greater, he that sitteth at meat, or he that serveth? is not he that sitteth at meat ? but I am among you as he that serveth.
28 Ye are they which have continued with me in my "temptations.
29 And *I appoint unto you a kingdom, as my Father hath appointed unto me;
13 least. Gen. Wh. We. exercise dominion over them, and they that are great exercise authority upon them. MARK, X. 42: Ye know they which are accounted to rule over the Gentiles exercise lordship over them, and their great ones exercise authority upon them.
3JOHN,9,10: I wrote unto the Church: but Diotrephes, who loveth to have the preeminence among them, receiveth us not. Wherefore, if I come, I will remember his deeds which he doeth, prating against us with malicious words: and not content therewith, neither doth he himself receive the brethren, and forbiddeth them that would, and castet! them out of the Church. See on 2 Cor. i. 24.
s Lukė, ix. 48: He that is least among you all, the same shall be great.
t See on MAT. XX. 26.
* LUKĖ, xii.37: Verily I say unto you, that he shall gird himself, and make them to sit down to meat, and will come forth to serve them.
See on Phil. 2,7
Heb. iv. 15: We have not an High-Priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infrmities; but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin...
* Mat. xxiv, 47: Verily I say unto you, That he shall make him ruler over all his goods. do. xxv. 34 : Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world. LUKE, xii. 32: Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom. 2 Cor. 1:7: Our hope of you is stedfast, knowing, that as you are partakers of the sufferings, so shall ye be also of the consolation. 2 Tim. ii. 12: If we suffer, we shall also reign with him. 1 Pet. v. 4: And when the chief Shepherd shall appear, ye shall receive a crown of glory that fadeth not away.
30 That ye may 'eat and drink at my table in my kingdom, and 'sit on thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
31 | And the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, *Satan hath desired to have you,14 that he may sift you as wheat:
32 But I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not: and when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren.
desired after you. Co. 5 returned. We.
y Mat. viii. 11: Many shall come from the east and west, and shall sit down with Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, in the kingdom of heaven. LUKE, xiv. 15: Blessed is he that shall eat bread in the kingdom of God. Rev. xix. 9: Write, Blessed are they which are called to the marriage-supper of the Lamb.
2 See on Mat. xix. 28.
a 1 PET. v. 8: Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour.
Amos, ix. 9: I will sjft, the house of Israel among all nations, like as corn is sifted in a sieve.
© John, xvii. 9, 11, 15, 20: I pray for them : I pray not for the world, but for them which thou hast given me ; for they are mine. Holy Father, keep through thine own name those whom thou hast given me, that they may be one, as we are. I pray not that thou shouldest take them out of the world, but that thou shouldest keep them from the evil. Neither pray I for these alone, but for them also which shall believe on me through their word. Heb. vii. 25: Wherefore he is able also to save them to the uttermost that come unto God by him, seeing he ever liveth to make intercession for them. 1 John, ii. 1: My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.
Mat. xvi. 18: Thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my Church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.
€ Ps. li. 13 : Then will I teach transgressors thy ways, and sinners shall be converted unto thee. John, xxi. 15, 16, 17: So when they had dined, Jesus saith to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me more than these? He saith unto him, Yea, Lord; thou kpowest that I love thee. He saith unto him, Feed my lambs. He saith unto him a second time, Simon,
33 And he said unto him, Lord, 'I am ready to go with thee, both into prison, and to death.
34 And he said, I tell thee, Peter, the cock shalt not crow 16 this day, before that thou shalt thrice deny that thou knowest me.
35 And he said unto them, When I sent you without purse, and scrip, and shoes, lacked ye any thing? And they said, Nothing.
36 Then said he unto them, But now, he that hath a purse, let him take it, and likewise his scrip: and he that hath no sword, let him sell his garment, and buy one.
37 For I say unto you, that this that is written must yet be accomplished in me, And he was 'reckoned among the transgressors : for the things concerning me have an end.
38 And they said, Lord, behold, here are two swords. And he said unto them, "It is enough. 39 | And he 'came out, and went, as he was
16 it shall not be the time of cock-crowing. We.
son of Jonas, lovest thou me? He saith unto him, Yea, Lord ; thou knowest that I love thee. He saith unto him, Feed my sheep. He saith unto him the third time, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me? Peter was grieved because he said unto him the third time, Lovest thou me? And he said unto him, Lord, thou knowest all things; thou knowest that I love thee. Jesus saith unto him, Feed my sheep.
FJER. X. 23: O LORD, I know that the way of man is not in himself: it is not in man that walketh to direct his steps. ,
8 See on MAT. xxvi. 34. " See on Mat. x. 9.
Isa. lii. 12: He was numbered with the transgressors. MARK, xy. 28: And the Scripture was fulfilled, which saith, And he was numbered with the transgressors.
kJohn, xviii. 36: My kingdom is not of this world : if my kingdom were of this world, then would my servants fight, that I should not be delivered to the Jews.
'MAT. xxvi. 36: Then cometh Jesus with them to a place called Gethsemane, and saith unto the disciples, Sit ye here, while I go and pray yonder. MARK, xiv. 32. And they came to a place called Gethsemane: and he saith to his disciples,
wont, to the mount of Olives, and his disciples also followed him.
40 And when he was at the place, he said unto them, "Pray that ye enter not into temptation. · 41 And he was withdrawn from them about a stone's cast, and "kneeled down, and prayed,
42 Saying, Father, if thou be willing, l'emove 17 this cup from me: nevertheless 'not my will, but thine, be done. .. : 43 And there appeared an 'angel unto him from heaven, strengthening him. 18
44 And being in an agony he prayed 'inore • 7 Gr. willing to remove. A.V. 18 comforting him. Ma.'
Sit ye here, while I shall pray. JOHN, xviii. 1: When Jesus had spoken these words, he went forth with his disciples over the brook Cedron, where was a garden, into the which he entered, and his disciples.
m LUKE, xxi. 37: In the day time he was teaching in the temple; and at night he went out, and abode in the mount that is called the mount of Olives.
n Ver. 46, Mat. vi. 13: Lead us not into temptation. do. xxvi. 41: Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak. MARK, xiv. 38: Watch ye, and pray, lest ye enter into temptation : the spirit truly is ready, but the flesh is weak.
• See on MAT. xxvi. 39. ..P See on Acts, vii. 60.
9 John, v.30: I can of mine.own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is just; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent me. do. vi. 38: I came down from heaven, not to do mine own will, but the will of him that sent me. . * See on MAT. xviii. 10. , John, xii. 27: Now is my soul troubled ; and what shall I say? Father, save me from this hour: but for this cause came I unto this hour. HEB. y. 7: Who in the days of his flesh, when he had offered up prayers and supplications with strong crying and tears unto him that was able to save him from death, and was heard in that he feared. .
tl Thes. iii. 10: Night and day praying exceedingly, that we might see your face, and might perfeet that which is lacking in your faith. . .
earnestly : 19 and his sweat was as it were great drops of blood falling down to the ground.
45 And when he rose up from prayer, and was come to his disciples, he found them sleeping for sorrow, 20
46 And said unto them, Why sleep ye? rise and "pray, lest ye enter21 into temptation.
47 And while he yet spake, 'behold a multitude, and he that was called Judas, one of the twelve, went before them, and drew near unto Jesus to kiss him.
48 But Jesus said unto him, Judas, betrayest thou22 the Son of man with a kiss ?
49. When they which were about him saw what would follow, they said unto him, Lord, shall we smite with the sword ?
50 And Wone of them smote the servant of the High Priest, and cut off his right ear.
51 And Jesus answered and said, Suffer ye thus far. And he touched his ear, and healed him.
52 Then *Jesus said unto the Chief Priests, and captains of the temple, and the elders, which
19 very earnestly. Wh. 20 for heaviness. Wi. Co. Cr. Ud. Bi. Gen. 21 fall. Ma. 22 dost thou deliver up? Pų. u Ver. 40.
See on Mat. xxvi. 47. » MAT. xxvi. 51: Behold, one of them which were with Jesus stretched out his hand, and drew his sword, and struck · a servant of the High Priest's, and smote off his ear. MARK, xiv. 47: One of them that stood by drew a sword, and smote a servant of the High Priest, and cut off his ear, John, xviii. 10: Simon Peter having a sword drew it, and smote the High Priest's servant, and cut off his right ear.
* MAT. xxvi. 55 : In that same hour said Jesus to the multitudes, Are ye come out as against a thief with swords and staves for to take me? I sat daily with you teaching in the temple, and ye laid no hold on me. MARK, xiv. 48: Jesus answered and said unto them, Are ye come out as against a thief, with swords and with staves, to take me ?