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Christ preacheth CHAP. XII. against hypocrisy.
and some of them they shall and that which
slay and persecute: spoken in the ear in closets

50 That the blood of all the shall be proclaimed upon
prophets, which was shed the house-tops.
from the foundation of the d 4 And I say unto you my
world, may be required of friends, Be not afraid of
this generation;

them that kill the body, and
51 From the blood of Abel after that have no more that
unto the blood of Zacharias, they can do.
which perished between the d 5 But I will forewarn you
altar and the temple: verily whom ye shall fear: Fear
I say unto you, it shall be him, which after he hath
required of this generation. killed hath power to cast
w52 Wo unto you, lawyers! into hell; yea, I say unto
for ye have taken away the you, Fear him.
key of knowledge: ye enter 6. Are not five sparrows
not in yourselves, and them sold for two farthings, and
that were entering in ye not one of them is forgotten
bindered.

before God? c 53 And as he said these t 7 But even the very hairs things unto them, the scribes of your head are all numberand the Pharisees began to ed. Fear not therefore: ye urge him vehemently, and are of more value than to provoke him to speak of many sparrows. many things:

d 8 Also I say unto you, Who54 Laying wait for him, soever shall confess me beand seeking to catch some- fore men, him shall the Son thing out of his mouth, that of man also confess before they might accuse him. the angels of God:

CHAP. XII. Q*9 But he that denieth me IN

'the mean time, when before men shall be denied there were gathered to- before the angels of God. gether an innumerable mul- t 10 And whosoever shall titude of people, insomuch speak a word against the that they trode one upon Son of man, it shall be foranother, he began to say given him: but unto him unto his disciples first of that blasphemeth against all, Beware ye of the leaven the Holy Ghost, it shall not of the Pharisees, which is be forgiven. hypocrisy.

d11 And when they bring t2 For there is nothing co- you unto the synagogues, and vered, that shall not be re-unto magistrates, and powe vealed; neither hid, that ers, take ye no thought how shall not be known.

or what thing ye shall an3 Therefore whatsoever ye swer, or what ye shall say: have spoken in darkness 12 For the Holy Ghost shall be heard in the light; Ishall teach you in the same

Parable of the rich man, S. LUKE. Disciples forewarned. hour what ye ought to say.

23 The life is more than f 13 [ And one of the com- meat, and the body is more pany said unto him, Master, than raiment. speak to my brother, that he 24 Consider the ravens: for divide the inheritance with they neither sow nor reap; me.

which neither have store14 And he said unto him, house nor barn; and God Man, who made me a judge teedeth them:how much more or a divider over you? are ye better than the fowls? p 15 And he said unto them, 25. And which of you with Take heed, and beware of taking thought can add to covetousness: for a man's lite his stature one cubit? consisteth not in the abun- 26 If ye then be not able to dance of the things which do that thing which is least, he possesseth.

why take ye thought for the i 16 And he spake a para- rest? ble unto them, saying, The 27 Consider the lilies how ground of a certain rich man they grow: they toil not, they brought forth plentifully; spin not; and yet I say unto

17 And he thought within you, that Solomon in all his himself, saying, What shall glory was not arrayed like I do, because I have no room one of these. where to bestow my fruits? 28 If then God so clothe the

18 And he said, This will I grass, which is to day in the do: I will pull down my field, and to morrow is cast barns, and build greater; and into the oven; how much there will I bestow all my more will he clothe you, O ye fruits and my goods.

of little faith? 19 And I will say to my d 29 And seek not ye what ye soul, Soul, thou hast much shall eat, or what ye shall goods laid up for many years; drink, neither be ye of doubttake thine ease, eat, drink, ful mind. and be merry.

30 For all these things do 20 But God said unto him, the nations of the world seek Thou fool, this night thy soul after: and your Father knowshall be required of thee: then eth that ye have need of whose shall those things be, these things. which thou hast provided? a 31 But rather seek ye

21 So is he thai layeth up the kingdom of God; and treasure for himself, and is all these things shall be adnot rich toward God.

ded unto you. d 22 And he said unto his 632 Fear not, little flock; for disciples, Therefore I say it is your Father's good pleaunto you, Take no thought sure to give you the kingdom. for your life, what ye shall d 33 Sell that ye have, and eat; neither for the body, give alms; provide yourselves what ye shall put on.

bags which wax not old, a The office of

CHAP. XII. Christ's ministers. treasure in the heavens that make ruler over his housefaileth not, where no thief hold, to give them their porapproacheth, neither moth tion of meat in due season? corrupteth.

b 43 Blessed is that servant, 34 For where your treasure whom his lord when he comis, there will your heart be eth shall find so doing. also.

44 Of a truth I say unto d 35 Let your loins be gird-you, that he will make him ed about, and your lights ruler over all that he hath. burning;

45 But and if that servant 36 And ye yourselves like say in his heart, My lord deunto men that wait for their layeth his coming; and shall lord, when he will return begin to beat the menserfrom the wedding; that when vants and maidens, and to eat he cometh and knocketh, and drink,and to be drunken; they may open unto him w46 The lord of that servant immediately.

will come in a day when he b 37 Blessed are those ser- looketh not for him, and at vants, whom the lord when an hour when he is not he cometh shall find watch-aware, and will cut him in ing: verily I say unto you, sunder, and will appoint him that he shall gird himself, bis portion with the unbeand make them to sit down lievers. to meat, and will come forth v 47 And that servant, which and serve them.

knew his lord's will, and pre6 38 And if he shall come in pared not himself, neither the second watch, or come in did according to his will, the third watch, and find shall be beaten with many them so, blessed are those stripes. servants.

48 But he that knew not, 39 And this know, that if and did commit things worthe good man of the house thy of stripes, shall be beaten had known what hour the with few stripes. For unto thief would come, he would whomsoever much is given, have watched, and not have of him shall be much resuffered his house to be bro-quired: and to whom men ken through.

have committed much, of d 40 Be ye therefore ready him they will ask the more. also: for the Son of man r 49 f I am come to send fire cometh at an hour when ye on the earth; and what will think not.

1, if it be already kindled? 41 ( Then Peter said unto 50 But I have a baptism him, Lord, speakest thou this to be baptized with; and how parable unto us,or even to all? am i straitened till it be ac

42 And the Lord said, Who complished! then is that faithful and wise 51 Suppose ye that I am steward, whom his lord shall come to give peace on earth!

Christ preacheth S. LUKE.

repentance, I tell you, Nay; but rather, told him of the Galileans, division:

whose blood Pilate had min52 For from henceforth gled with their sacrifices. there shall be five in one 8.2 And Jesus answering house divided, three against said unto them, Suppose ye two, and two against three. that these Galileans were sin

53 The father shall be di- ners above all the Galileans, vided against the son, and because they suffered such the son against the father; things? the mother against thét 3 I tell you, Nay: but, exdaughter, and the daughter cept ye repent, ye shall all against the mother; the likewise perish. mother-in-law against her 8 4 Or those eighteen, upon daughter-in-law, and the whom the tower in Siloam daughter-in-law against her fell, and slew them, think ye mother-in-law.

that they were sinners above i 54 TAnd he said also to the all men that dwelt in Jerupeople, When ye see a cloud salem? rise out of the west, straight- d 5 I tell you, Nay: but, exway ye say, There cometh a cept ye repent, ye shall all shower; and so it is.

likewise perish. 55 And when ye see the i 6 He spake also this parasouth wind blow, ye say, ble; A certain man had a fig There will be heat; and it tree planted in his vineyard; cometh to pass.

and he came and sought fruit 56 Ye hypocrites, ye can dis- thereon, and found none. cern the face of the sky and of 7 Then said he unto the the earth; but how is it that dresser of his vineyard, Beye do not discern this time? hold, these three years I come

57 Yea, and why even of seeking fruit on this fig tree, yourselves judge ye not what and find none: cut it down; is right?

whycumbereth it theground? d 58 When thou goest with 8 And he answering said thine adversary to the ma- unto him, Lord, let it alone gistrate, as thou art in the this year also, till I shall dig way, give diligence that thou about it, and 'dung it: mayest be delivered from 9 And'if it bear fruit, well: him! lest he hale thee to the and if not, then after that judge, and the judge deliver thou shalt cut it down, thee to the officer, and the d 10 And he was teaching in officer cast thee into prison. one of the synagogues on the ( 59 I tell thee, thou shalt not sabbath. depart thenoe, till thou hast 11 g And, behold, there was paid the very last mite. a woman which had a spirit

f CHAP. XIII. of infirmity eighteen years, T VHERE were present at and was bowed together, and that season some that couldin nowise lift upherself:

Parable of

CHAP. XIII. the mustard seed. 12 And when Jesus saw her, Whereunto shall r liken the he called her to him, and said kingdom of God? unto her, Woman, thou art 21 It is like leaven, which loosed from thine infirmity. a woman took and 'hid in m13 And he laid his hands on three measures of meal, till her: and immediately she the whole was leavened. was made straight, and glori- & 22 And he went through fied God.

the cities and villages, teachc 14 And the ruler of the syna-ing, and journeying toward gogue answered with indig- Jerusalem. nation, because that Jesus 23 Then said one unto him, had healed on the sabbath Lord, are there few that be day, and said unto the peo- saved? And he said unto ple. There are six days in them, whích men ought to work: in d 24 ( Strive to enter in at them therefore come and be the strait gate: for many, I healed, and not on the sab- say unto you, will seek to enbath day.

ter in, and shall not be able. 15 The Lord then answered 25 When once the master him, and said, Thou hypo- of the house is risen up, and crité, doth not each one of you hath shut to the door, and ye on the sabbath loose his ox begin to stand without, and or his ass from the stall, and to knock at the door, saying, lead him away to watering? Lord, Lord,open unto us; and

16 And ought not this wo- he shall answer and say unto man, being a daughter of you, I know you not whence Abraham, whom Satan hath ye are: bound, lo, these eighteen 26 Then shall ye begin to years, be loosed from this say, We have eaten and drunk bond on the sabbath day? in thy presence, and thou

17 And when he had said hast taught in our streets. these things, all his adver- 27 But he shall say, I tell

I saries were ashamed: and all you, I know you not whence the people rejoiced for all ye are; depart from me, all the glorious things that were ye workers of iniquity. done by him.

7 28 There shall be weeping i 18 f. Then said he, Unto and gnashing of teeth, when what is the kingdom of God ye shall see Abraham, and like? and whereunto shall I Isaac, and Jacob, and all the resemble it?

prophets, in the kingdom of 19 It is like a grain of mus- God, and you yourselves tard seed, which a man took, thrust out. and cast into his garden; and p 29 And they shall come it grew, and waxed a great from the east, and from the tree; and the fowls of the air west, and from the north, and lodged in the branches of it. from the south, and shall sit i 20 And again he said, I down in the kingdom of God.

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