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Luke xi. 16. 29-36. also is full of light; but when thine eye is evil, thy body also is full of darkness. 35 Take heed therefore, that the light which is in thee be not darkness. 36 If thy whole body therefore be full of light, having no part dark, the whole shall be full of light; as when the bright shining of a candle doth give thee light.
THE UNCLEAN SPIRIT RETURNING.
Matt. xii. 43-45.
43 When the unclean spirit is gone out of a man, he walketh through dry places, seeking rest, and findeth none.
44 Then he saith, I will return into my house from whence I came out;
And when he is come, he findeth it
swept, and garnished.
45 Then goeth he, and taketh with himself seven other spirits more wicked than himself, and they enter in, and dwell there: and the last state of that man
Luke xi. 24-26. 24 When the unclean spirit is gone out of a man, he walketh through dry places, seeking rest; and finding none;
he saith, I will return unto mine house from whence I came out.
25 And when he cometh, he findeth it
swept and garnished.
26 Then goeth he, and taketh to him seven other spirits more wicked than himself; and they enter in, and dwell there: and the last state of that man
Matt. xii. 43-45. is worse than the first.
Even so shall it be also unto this wicked generation.
Luke xi. 24-26. is worse than the first.
OUR LORD'S MOTHER AND BRETHREN COME TO HIM.
Luke viii. 19.
19 Then came to him
his mother and his brethren,
and could not come at him for the press.
Luke xi. 27, 28*.
27 And it came to pass, as he spake these things, a certain woman of the company lifted up her voice, and said unto him, Blessed is the womb that bare thee, and the paps which thou hast sucked. 28 But he said, Yea, rather blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it.
Luke viii. 20, 21.
20 And it was told him by certain, which said,
Thy mother and thy brethren stand without,
* See Vol. Ministry, pp. 171–174.