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The prodigal son. CHAP XVI. The unjust steward. ned against heaven, and be transgressed I at any time fore thee,

thy commandment: and yet 19 And am no more worthy thou never gavest me a kid, to be called thy son: make me that I might make merry as one of thy hired servants. with my friends: h 20 And he arose, and came 30 But as soon as this thy to his father. But when he son was come, which hath dewas yet a great way off, his voured thy living with harfather saw him, and had com- lots, thou hast killed for him passion, and ran, and fell on the fatted calf. his neck, and kissed him. 31 And he said unto him, c 21 And the son said unto Son, thou art ever with me, him, Father, I have sinned and all that I have is thine, against heaven, and in thy 32 It was meet that we sight, and am no more wor-should make merry, and be thy to be called thy son. glad: for this thy brother was

22 But the father said to his dead, and is alive again; and servants, Bring forth the best was lost, and is found. robe, and put it on him; and CHAP. XVI. put a ring on his hand, and ND he said also unto his shoes on his feet:


disciples, There was a 23 And bring hither the fat- certain rich man, which had ted calf, and kill it; and let a steward; and the same was us eat, and be merry: accused unto him that he

24 For this my son was had wasted his goods. dead, and is alive again; he 2 And he called him, and was lost, and is found. And said unto him, How is it that they began to be merry. I hear this of thee? give an

25 Now his elder son was in account of thy stewardship; the field: and as he came and for thou mayest be no longer drew nigh to the house, he steward. heard music and dancing, 3 Then the steward said

26 And he called one of the within himself, What shall I servants, and asked what do? for my lord taketh away these things meant.

from me the stewardship: 27 And he said unto him, I cannot dig; to beg I am Thy brother is come; and ashamed. thy father hath killed the 4 I am resolved what to faited calf, because he hath do, that, when I am put out received him safe and sound. of the stewardship, they may c 28 And he was angry, and receive me into their houses. would not go in: therefore c 5 So he called every one of came his father out, and en- his lord's debtors unto him, treated him.

and said unto the first, How 29 And he answering said much owest thou unto my to his father, Lo, these many lord? years do I serve thee, neither 6 And he said, An hundred


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Pharisees reproved.

LUKE. Rich man and Lazarus. measures of oil. And he said|t 15 And he said unto them, unto him, Take thy bill, and Ye are they which justify sit down quickly: and write yourselves before men; but fifty.

God knoweth your hearts: 7. Then said he to another, for that which is highly esAnd how much owest thou? teemed among men is abomiAnd he said, An hundred nation in the sight of God, measures of wheat. And he 16 The law and the prosaid unto him, Take thy bill, phets were until John: since and write fourscore. that time the kingdom of

8 And the lord commended God is preached, and every the unjust steward, because man presseth into it. he had done wisely: for the t 17 And it is easier for hea. children of this world are in ven and earth to pass, than their generation wiser than one tittle of the law to fail. the children of light. p 18 Whosoever putteth away d 9 And I say unto you, his wife, and marrieth anMake to yourselves friends of other, committeth adultery: the mammon of unrighteous- and whosoever marrieth her ness; that, when ye fail, they that is put away from her may receive you into ever- husband, committeth adullasting habitations.

tery. 10 He that is faithful in i 19 ( There was a certain that which is least is faithful rich man, which was clothed also in much: and he that is in purple and fine linen, and unjust in the least is unjust fared sumptuously everyday: also in much.

20 And there was a cer11 If therefore ye have not tain beggar named Lazarus, been faithful in the unright- which was laid at his gate, eous mammon, who will full of sores, commit to your trust the true 21 And desiring to be fed riches?

with the crumbs which fell 12 And if ye have not been from the rich man's table: faithful in that which is an- moreover the dogs came and other man's, who shall give licked his sores, you that which is your own? t 22 And it came to pass, i 13 ( No servant can serve that the beggar died, and two masters: for either he was carried by the angels will hate the one, and love into Abraham's bosom: the the other; or else he will hold rich man also died, and was to the one, and despise the buried; other Ye cannot serve Godt 23 And in hell he lift up and mammon.

his eyes, being in torments, c 14 And the Pharisees also, and seeth Abraham afar off, who were covetous, heard all and Lazarus in his bosom. these things; and they de- 24 And he cried and said,

Father Abraham, have mercy

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disciples, It is impossi- shall have done all those ble but that offences will things which are commandcome: but wo unto him, ed you, say, We are unprothrough whom they come!

fitable servants:

we have 2 It were better for him done that which was our that a millstone were hapg- duty to


to do.

The lepers healed. S. LUKE. Of Christ's coming. & 11 1 And it came to pass,ciples, The days will come, as he went to Jerusalem, that when ye shall desire to see he passed through the midst one of the days of the Son of of Samaria and Galilee. man, and ye shall not see it. f 12 And as he entered into a r 23' And they shall say to certain village, there met him you, See here; or, see there: ten men that were lepers, so not after them, nor follow which stood afar off:

them. d 13 And they lifted up their 24 For as the lightning, voices, and said, Jesus, Mas- that lighteneth out of the one ter, have mercy on us. part under heaven, shineth m14 And when he saw them, unto the other part under he said unto them, Go shew heaven; so shall also the Son yourselves unto the priests. of man be in his day. And it came to pass, that,

25 But first must he suffer as they went, they were many things, and be rejected cleansed.

of this generation. d 15 And one of them, when 26 And as it was in the days he saw that he was healed, of Noe, so shall it be also in turned back, and with a loud the days of the Son of man. voice glorified God,

27 They did eat, they 16 And fell down on his drank, they married wives, face at his feet, giving him they were given in marriage, thanks: and he was a Sama- until the day that Noe enterritan.

ed into the ark, and the flood 17 And Jesus answering came,and destroyed them all. said, Were there not ten 28 Likewise also as it was cleansed? but where are the in the days of Lot; they did nine?

eat, they drank, they bought, C 18 There are not found they solil, they planted, they that returned to give glory builded; to God, save this stranger. 29 But the same day that

19 And he said unto him, Lot went out of Sodom it Arise, go thy way: thy faith rained fire and brimstone hath made thee whole. from heaven, and destroyed

20 | And when he was de- them all. manded of the Pbarisees, r 30 Even thus shall it be in when the kingdom of God the day when the Son of man should come, he answered is revealed. them and said, The kingdom 31 In that day, he which of God cometh not with ob- shall be upon the house-top, servation:

and his stuff in the house, let ( 21 Neither shall they say, him not come down to take it Lo here! or, lo there! for, be away: and he that is in the hold, the kingdom of God is field, let him likewise not re

turn back. 2 And he said unto the dis-1732 Remember Lot's wife.

within you.

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