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44 Then shall they also answer him, laying, Lord, when law we chee an hungred, or a thirst, or a stran: ger, or naked, or fick, or in prison, and did not minister to thee?

45 Then shall he answer them, saying, Verily I say unto you, Jn as much as ye did it nor to one of the least of these, ye did.. it not to me.

46 And these shall go away into everlasting punishment : but the rightecus into life eternal.

37. And in che daycime he was teaching in the temple, and at night he went out, and abode in the mount that is called the mount of Olives.

near me. Then will they fay, Lord, when faw we thee hungry, thirsty, naked, a Stranger, sick, and in prison, and refus’d to succor thee? But he will tell them, that he accounts their refusal of Relief to the meanest of his Disciples a refusal to himself

. These therefore shall suffer eternal Torment, and the others enjoy everlasting Felicity,

CH A P. LIX. Jesus teaches daily in the Temple : Two days before the Passover be foretels bis

Đeatb, wbich the Sanhedrim bad determin’d. He is anointed in the House of Simon. . Judas bargains with the Sanhedrim. Jesus celebrates the last Passover with his Disciples, foretels the Treachery of Judas, and institutes

the Eucharist. NOW Jesus was wont in the day time to inftrust the People

in the Laws of the Kingdom of Heaven in the Temple, but spent the Night in Mount Olivet or the parts adjacent, that he might not be taken by the Sanhedrim sooner than he was wil




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unleavened bread : is called the pasfover. and the Son of man is betrayed to be crucified.

3 Then assembled together the chief priests, and the scribes, and the elders of the people, to the palace of the high priest, who was called Caiaphas;

and the chief priests 2 And the chief 4. And consulted and the scribes fought priests and scribes that they might take how they might cake fought how they might Jesus by subtilty, and him by craft, and put kill him ; kill bim.

him to death. Ś But they said, 2 But they said, Nor on the feast-day, not on the feast-day, left there be an uprcar left there be an uproar among the people.

of the people.

ling, while shut up with in the Walls of the City. But early in the morning the Peo. ple waited to hear him in the Temple where he us'd to resort. Having discoursed with his Apostles as we have related, he told them on the 22d of April, that the Passover would be, as they knew,two days after, on which day he should be delivered up to the Romans, who would crucify him. For many of the Sanhedrim had already frequently assembled in the House of Caiaphas the High Priest, and determind by some Artifice or other to seize him, that they might cut him off

. But they durst not attempt it during the Holy days, for fear of raising a Tumult among the Multitude, who at that time flock'd from all parts to Jerusalem, for which they might be callid


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feared the people. 6 Now when Jesus -, 3 And being in Bewas in Bethany, in the chany, in the house of house of Simon the Simon the leper, as he leper,

fat at meat, there 7 There came unto came a woman, havhim a woman having ing an alabaster box an alabaster box of very of ointment of spikeprecious ointment, nard, very precious;

and she brake

the box, and poured it and poured it on on his head, as he far his head. at meat.

8 But when his dis 4 And there were ciples faw it, they had some that had indigindignation, saying, nation within themTo what purpose i selves, and said, why chis waste?

was this waste of the

ointment made ?
9 For this ointment s For it might have
might have been sold been fold for more
for much, and given than three hundred
to the poor.

pence, and have been
given to the poor.

And they mur

mured against her. 10 When Jesus un 6 And Jesus said, derstood it, he said to Let her alone, why them, why trouble ye trouble ye her? The she woman ? for the hath wrought a good hath wrought a good work on me. work upon me.

to an account before the Roman Governor; for they were afraid that the Multitude, who esteem'd Fesus as a Prophet, would rescue him.

While Jesus was at fupper at Bethany in the House of Simon firnamed the Leper, a certain Woman came into the Room, having an Alabaster Box of Ointment made of the true Spikenard, which not flowing fast enough out, the brake the Box, and pour'd the whole upon Jesus's Hair: But some of those present blam'd the Woman for that Adion, knowing that Jesus was not desirous of such Delicacies, adding, that the Ointment might have bin fold for three hundred Denarii, and distributed among the poor. They murmured therefore against the Woman, as one who by an unseasonable fit of Zeal had committed a grievous Fault. But Jesus rebuk'd them, and bid them not trouble ker for this expression of her Good-will towards him,





11 For ye have the y For ye have the poor always with you, poor with you always,

if and whenfoever ye

will ye may do them

good : but me ye have not bur me ye have always.

not always.

8 She hach donc

what she could: 12 For in thar The hath poured this oint she is come aforement on my body, she hand to anoint my did it for my burial. body to the burying.

13 Verily I say unto 9 Verily I say unto you, wherefoever this you, Wheresoever this gospel shall be preach- gospel shall be preached in the whole world, ed throughout the there shall also this, whole world, this also that this woman hath that she hach done shall done, be cold for a me. be spoken of for a morial of her. memorial of her.


Then entred Satan into Judas sirnamed Iscariot, being of the

number of the twelve. 14 Then one of the

10 And Judas Isca 4 And he went his twelve, called Judas riot, one of the twelve, way, and communed Iscariot, went unto went unto the chief with the chief priests the chief priests, priests,

at and captains, 15 And said unto them, what will ye

to betray how he might betray give me, and I will him unto them. him unto them. deliver him unto you?

putting them in mind that they would neyer want Objects of their Charity, bat that he himself should shortly leave them, and therefore that they ought not to repinețif the price of the Ointment was not bestowed upon the Poor. This Woman, faid he, has confer'd as great a benefit upon me as he was able ; nor could any thing be more seasonable than this anointing of my Body, which will be buried in a tew days. On which account I foretel you, that wherever my Doctrin thall be preach'd, the Fame of this Act of hers shall be divulg’d.

Not long after the evil Spirit prevaild with the avaritious Temper of Judas, one of the twelve Apostles, to betray his Master to the Jews for a small Sum of Mony. Accordinglyhe went and profer'd his service to the Chief Priests, who readily im






11 And when they 5 And they were
heard it, they were glad,

and pro- and covenanced
mised to give him to give him money.

money. And they covenanted with him for thirty picces of silver.

6 And he promised, 16 And from that

And he sought

and fought optime he fought oppor. how he might conve- portunity to betray tunicy to betray him, niently betray him. him unto them in the

absence of the multi-


after CHRIST's Baptism.

7 Then came the day of unleavened bread, when the paffo

ver must be killed. 17 Now the first

12 And the first day of the feast of un- day of unleavened leavened bread, bread,

when they killed

the pafsover, che disciples came

his disciples

9 And they said unto Jesus, saying unto said unto him, where to him, where wilt him, where wilt thou wilt thou that we go thou that we prepare? that we prepare for and prepare that chou thee to eat the passo- mayít eat the passo

ver ?


brac'd the motion, highly pleased that they had now a convenient opportunity of seizing Jesus, and agreed with him for thirty pieces of Silver. Judas having made this bargain, waited only for an occasion of effecting his design without noise and tumult.

upon the first day of the Feast of unleavened Bread, being the 24th of April, and sth day of the Week, on which the Jews were oblig'd by the Law to kill the Paschal Lamb, the Disciples ask'd Jesus where he would have them get ready the Ooo


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