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798 Christ's transfguration. ST. LUKE. He rebuketh his disciples. shall lose it: but whosoever will lose his | 43 And they were all amazed at the life for my sake, the same shall save it mighty power of God. But while thes
25 For what is a man advantaged, if wondered every one at all things which he gain the whole world, and lose him Jesus did, he said unto his disciples, self, or be cast away?
44 Let these sayings sink down into 26 For whosoever shall be ashamed of your ears: for the Son of man shall be me, and of my words, of him shall the Son delivered into the hands of men. of man be ashamed, when he shall come | 45 But they understood not this saying, in his own glory, and in his Father's, and it was hid from them, that they perand of the holy angels.
ceived it not: and they feared to ask him 27 But I tell you of a truth, there be of that saying. some standing here which shall not taste of 46 | Then there arose a reasoning adeath till they see the kingdom of God. mong them, which of them should be
28 | And it came to pass, about an eight | greatest. days after these sayings, he took Peter, 47 And Jesus perceiving the thought and John, and James, and went up into of their heart, took a child, and set him a mountain to pray.
by him, 29 And as he prayed, the fashion of 48 And said unto them, Whosoever his countenance was altered, and his shall receive this child in my name, reraiment was white and glistering.
ceiveth me; and whosoever shall receive 30 And behold, there talked with him me, receiveth him that sent me : for he two men, which were Moses and Elias : that is least among you all, the same shall
31 Who appeared in glory, and spake be great of his decease which he should accom 49 | And John answered and said, Masplish at Jerusalem.
ter, we saw one casting out devils in thy 32 But Peter and they that were with name ; and we forbad him, because he him were heavy with sleep: and when followeth not with us, they were awake, they saw his glory, 50 And Jesus said unto him, Forbid him and the two men that stood with him. not: for he that is not against us, is for us.
33 And it came to pass, as they de 51 | And it came to pass, when the parted from him, Peter said unto Jesus, time was come that he should be receivMaster, it is good for us to be here: and ed up, he steadfastly set his face to go to let us make three tabernacles; one for Jerusalem, thee, and one for Moses, and one for Eli 52 And sent messengers before his as : not knowing what he said.
face : and they went and entered into a 34 While he thus spake, there came a village of the Samaritans, to make ready cloud, and overshadowed them; and they for him. feared as they entered into the cloud. 53 And they did not receive him, be
35 And there came a voice out of the cause his face was as though he would cloud, saying, This is my beloved Son: go to Jerusalem. hear him.
54 And when his disciples James and 36 And when the voice was past, Jesus John saw this, they said, Lord, wilt thou was found alone. And they kept it close that we command fire to come down from and told no man in those days any of those heaven, and consume them, even as Elithings which they had seen.
as did? 37 And it came to pass, that on the 55 But he turned, and rebuked them, next day, when they were come down and said, Ye know not what manner of from the hill, much people met him. spirit ve are of.
38 And behold, a man of the company || 56 For the Son of man is not come to cried out, saying, Master, I beseech thee destroy men's lives, but to save them. look upon my son: for he is mine only child. And they went to another village
39 And lo, a spirit taketh him, and he 57 F And it came to pass, that as they suddenly crieth out; and it teareth him went in the way, a certain man said unto that he foameth again, and bruising him, him, Lord, I will follow thee whithersohardly departeth from him.
ever thou goest. 40 And I besought thy disciples to cast | 58 And Jesus said unto him, Foxes him out, and they could not.
have holes, and birds of the air have 41 And Jesus answering, said, O faith- nests; but the Son of man hath not where less and perverse generation, how long to lay his head. shall I be with you, and suffer you? Bring 1 59And he said unto another, Follow thy son hither.
| me. But he said, Lord, suffer me first 42 And as he was yet a coming, the to go and bury my father. devil threw him down, and tare him. And 60 Jesus said unto him, Let the dead Jesus rebuked the unclean spirit, and bury their dead: but go thou and preach healed the child, and delivered him again the kingdom of God. to his father.
61 And another also said, Lord, I will
The seventy disciples sent forth. CHAP. X. The lawyer's question. 799 follow thee; but let me first go bid them | 18 And he said unto them, I beheld farewell which are at home at my house. Satan as lightning fall from heaven.
62 And Jesus said untohim, Noman hav 19 Behold, I give unto you power to ing put his hand to the plow, and look- | tread on serpents and scorpions, and ing back, is fit for the kingdom of God. over all the power of the enemy: and CHAP, X.
nothing shall by any means hurt you. 1 The seventy disciplessent forth, and ad 20 Notwithstanding in this rejoice not,
monished. 41 Martha reprehended. that the spirits are subject unto you; but AFTER these things, the Lord ap- rather rejoice, because your names are O pointed other seventy also, and sent written in heaven. them two and two before his face into 21 | In that hour Jesus rejoiced in spirevery city, and place, whither he himself it, and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord would come.
of heaven and earth, that thou hast hid 2 Therefore said he unto them, The these things from the wise and prudent, harvest truly is great, but the labourers and hast revealed them unto babes: even are few: pray ye therefore the Lord of so, Father; for so it seemed good in thy the harvest, that he would send forth la-sight. bourers into his harvest.
22 All things are delivered to me of 3 Go your ways: behold, I send you my Father; and no man knoweth who forth as lambs among wolves.
the Son is, but the Father; and who the 4 Carry neither purse, nor scrip, nor Father is, but the Son, and he to whom shoes: and salute no man by the way. the Son will reveal him.
5 And into whatsoever house ye enter, 23 And he turned him unto his disfirst say, Peace be to this house. Iciples, and said privately, Blessed are . 6 And if the Son of peace be there, || the eyes which see the things that ye see. your peace shall rest upon it: if not, it Il 24 For I tell you, that many prophets shall turn to you again.
I and kings have desired to see those things 7 And in the same house remain, eat- which ye see, and have not seen them ; ing and drinking such things as they give: || and to hear those things which ye hear, for the labourer is worthy of his hire. and have not heard them. Go not from house to house
25 | And behold, a certain lawyer stood 8 And into whatsoever city ye enter, up, and tempted him, saying, Master, and they receive you, eat such things as
what shall I do to inherit eternal lifc? are set before you.
26 He said unto him, What is written 9 And heal the sick that are therein, ll in the law ? how readest thou? and say unto them, The kingdom of God 27 And he answering said, Thou shalt is come nigh unto you.
love the Lord thy God with all thy 10 But into whatsoever city ye enter, heart, and with all thy soul, and with all and they receive you not, go your ways | thy strength, and with all thy mind; and out into the streets of the same, and say, thy neighbour as thyself. 11 Even the very dust of your city |
28 And he said unto him, Thou hast anwhich cleaveth on us, we do wipe off swered right: this do, and thou shalt live. against you: notwithstanding, be ye sure | 29 But he, willing to justify himself, said of this, that the kingdom of God is come unto Jesus, and who is my neighbour? nigh unto you.
30 And Jesus answering said, A cer12 But I say unto you, that it shall be tain man went down from Jesusalem to more tolerable in that day for Sodom Jericho, and fell among thieves, which than for that city.
stripped him of his raiment, and wounded 13 Wce unto thee, Chorazin! woe un || him, and departed, leaving him half dead. to thee, Bethsaida! for if the mighty li 31 And by chance there came down a works had been done in Tyre and Sidon, ! certain priest that way; and when he saw which have been done in you, they had a him, he passed by on the other side. great while ago repented sitting in sack 32 And likewise a Levite, when he was cloth and ashes.
at the place, came and looked on him, 14 But it shallbe more tolerable for Tyre and passed by on the other side. and Sidon at the judgment, than for you. 33 But a certain Samaritan, as he jour
15 And thou, Capernaum, which art | neyed, came where he was: and when he exalted to heaven, shall be thrust down to sa w nim, he had compassion on him, hell.
34 And went to him, and bound up 16 He that heareth you, heareth me; his wounds, pouring in oil and wine, and and he that despiseth you, despiseth me; let him on his own beast, and brought and he that despiseth me, despiseth him him to an inn, and took care of him. that sent me.
33 And on the morrow, when he de17 | And the seventy returned agair | parted, he took out two pence, and gave with joy, saying, Lord, even the devils il hem to the host, and said unto him. are subject unto us through thy name. Take care of him: and whatsoever thou 800 Christ teachcth how to pray. ST. LUKE. He casteth out a dumb des spendest more, when I come again, I will || to him that knocketh, it shall be opened! repay thee.
11 If a son shall ask bread of any of 36 Which now of these three, thinkest you that is a father, will he give him a thou, was neighbour unto him that fell stone ? or if he ask a fish, will he for 2 among the thieves ?
fish give him a serpent ? 37 And he said, He that shewed mercy 12 Or if he shall ask an egg, will he on him. Then said Jesus unto him, Gó, offer him a scorpion ? o and do thou likewise.
13 If ye then, being evil, know how to 38 Now it came to pass, as they ll give good gifts uinto your children : how went, that he entered into a certain vil ll much more shall your heavenly Father lage: and a certain woman, named Mar give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him? tha, received him into her house.
14 And he was casting out a devil, 39 And she had a sister called Mary, and it was dumb. And it came to pass which also sat at Jesus' feet, and heard when the devil was gone out, the dumb his word.
spake; and the people wondered. 40 But Martha was cumbered about | | 15 But some of them saill, He casteth much serving, and came to him, and said, out devils through Beelzebub, the chief Lord, dost thou not care that my sister of the devils. hath left me to serve alone bid her i 16 And others tempting him, sought therefore that she help me.
of him a sign from heaven. ; 41 And Jesus answered, and said unto 17 But he, knowing their thoughts, her, Martha, Martha, thou art careful, said unto them, Every kingdom divided and troubled about many things: Il against itself is brought to desolation; and
42 But one thing is needful; and Mary a house divided against a house falleth. hath chosen that good part, which shall 18 If Satan also be divided against him. not be taken away from her.
self, how shall his kingdom stand ? beCHAP. XI.
cause ye say that I cast out devils 1 Christ teacheth to pray, and thatinstant- through Beelzebuh.
ly. 14 He casteth out a dumb devil. 29 19 And if I by Beelzebub cast out devHepreachethtothepeople,37andrefirov- ils, by whom do your sons cast them eth the Pharisees,scribes, and lawyers.out? therefore shalí they be your judges AND it came to pass, that as he was 20 But if I with the finger of God cast 1 praying in a certain place, when he | out devils, no doubt the kingdom of God ceased, one of his disciples said unto him, is come upon you. Lord, teach us to pray, as John also 21 When a strong man armed keepeth taught his disciples.
his palace, his goods are in peace: 2 And he said unto them, When ye 22 But when a stronger than he shall pray, say, Our Father which art in heav come upon him, and overcome him, he en, Hallowed be thy name. Thy king- || taketh from him all his armour wherein dom come. Thy will be done, as in he trusted, and divideth his spoils. heaven, so in earth.
23 He that is not with me is against 3 Give us day by day our daily bread. me: and he that gathereth not with me
4. And forgive us our sins; for we also scattereth. forgive every one that is indebted to us. 24 When the unclean spirit is gone And lead us not into temptation ; but out of a man, he walketh through dry deliver us from evil. :)
i places, seeking rest : and finding none, 5 And he said unto them, which of l he saith, I will return unto my house you shall have a friend, and shall go un- whence I came out. to him at midnight, and say unto him, 25 And when he cometh, he findeth is Friend, lend me three loaves :
swept and garnished. 6 For a friend of mine in his journey 26 Then goeth he, and taketh to heti is come to me, and I have nothing to set | seven other spirits more wicked than before him?
himself; and they enter in, and dwell 7 And he from within shall answer and there : and the last state of that man is say, Trouble me not : the door is now worse than the first. shut, and my children are with me in 27 | And it came to pass, as he spake bed; I cannot rise and give thee. | these things, a certain woman of the com
8 I say unto you, Though he will not lipany lifted up her voice, and said unto rise and give him, because he is his friend, him, Blessed is the womb that bare thee, yet because of his importunity he will and the paps which thou hast sucked rise and give him as many as he needeth. 28 But he said, Yea, rather blessed are
9 And I say unto you, Ask, and it shall | they, that hear the word of God, and keep be given you; seek, and ye shall find ; || it. knock, and it shall be opened unto you. 29 | And when the people were gath
10 For every one that asketh, receiv ered thick together, he began to say, eth; and he that seeketh, findeth; and "This is an evil generation : they seek &
Christ reproveth the Pharisees. CHAP. XII. Against hypocrisy. 801 sign ; and there shall no sign be given it, ll selves touch not the burdens with one of but the sign of Jonas the prophet.
your fingers. 30 For as Jonas was a sign unto the 47 Woe unto you! for ye build the Ninevites, so shall also the Son of man sepulchres of the prophets, and your fabe so this generation.
thers killed them. 31 The queen of the south shall rise up 49 Truly ye bear witness, that ye allow in the judginent with the men of this the deeds of your fathers : for they indeed generation, and condemn them : for she killed them, and ye build their sepulchres. came from the utmost parts of the earth, 49 Therefore also said the wisdom of to hear the wisdom of Solomon ; and God, I will send them prophets and behold, a greater than Solomon is here. || apostles, and some of them they shall
32 The men of Nineveh shall rise up in slay and persecute : the judgment with this generation, and 50 That the blood of all the prophets, shall condemn it e for they repented at which was shed from the foundation of the the preaching of Jonas ; and behold, l world, may be required of this generation: a greater than Jonas is here.
51 From the blood of Abel unto the 33 No man when he hath lighted a can- | blood of Zacharias, which perished bedle, putteth it in a secret place, neither | tween the altar and the temple : verily I under a bushel, but on a candlestick, that say unto you, It shall be required of this they which come in may see the light. ll generation. • 34 Tbe light of the body is the eye : 52 Woe unto you, lawyers ! for ye have therefore when thine eye is single, thy | taken away the key of knowledge : ye whole body also is full of light; but when | entered not in yourselves, and them that thine eye is evil, thy body also is full of were entering in ye hindered. darkness.
53 And as he said these things unto 35 Take heed therefore, that the light | them, the scribes and the Pharisees bewhich is in thee be not darkness.
gan to urge him vehemently, and to pro36 If thy whole body therefore be full voke him to speak of many things; of light, having no part dark, the whole 54 Laying wait for him, and seeking shall be full of light'; as when the bright to catch something out of his mouth, that shining of a candle doth give thee light. | they might accuse him. 37 | And as he spake, a certain Phar
CHAP. XII. isee besought him to dine with him : and || 1 To avoid hypocrisy and fearfulness in a he went in, and sat down to meat.
publishing Christ's doctrinë. 13 To: 38 And when the Pharisee saw it, he beware of covetousne88, 22 and over marvelled that he had not first washed carefulness. 41 The faithful and wise before dinner.
steward. - 39 And the Lord said unto hirn, Now | IN the mean time, when there were gathdo ye Pharisees make clean the outside 1 ered together an innumerable multiof the cup and the platter ; but your || tude of people, insomuch that they trode. inward part is full of ravening and wick- one upon another, he began to say unto his edness.
disciples first of all, Beware ye of the leav40 Ye fools, did not he that made that en of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy. which is without, make that which is 2 For there is nothing covered, that, within also ?
shall not be revealed ; neither hid, that: 41 But rather give alms of such things shall not be known. as ye have ; and behold, all things are 3 Therefore, whatsoever ye have spoclean unto you.
1) ken in darkness, shall be heard in the 42 But woe unto you, Pharisces ! for light; and that which ye have spoken ye tithe mint, and rue, and all manner of in the ear in closets, shall be proclaimed herbs, and pass over judgment and the upon the house-tops. love of God : these ought ye to have 4 And I say unto you, my friends, Be done, and not to leave the other undone. Il not afraid of them that kill the body, and
43 Woe unto you, Pharisees ! for vel after that, have no more that they can do, love the uppermost seats in the syna- 5 But I will forewarn you whom ye gogues, and greetings in the markets. I shall fear: Fear him, which after he hath
44 Woe unto you, scribes and Phari killed, hath power to cast into hell ; yea, sees, hypocrites! for ye are as graves I say unto you, Fear him. which appear not, and the men that walk 6. Are not five sparrows sold for two over them are not aware of them.
farthings, and not one of them is forgot 45 Then answered one of the lawyers, en before God? and said unto him, Master, thus saying, 7 But even the very hairs of your head thou reproachest is also.
are all numbered. Fear not therefore: ye 46 And he said, Woe unto you also, are of more value than many sparrows. ye lawyers ! for ye lade men with bur- | 8 Also I say unto you, Whosoever shall derrs grierous to be borne, and ye yoor- confess me before men, him shall the
ga? To beware of covetousness. ST, LUKE.
The wise steward. Son of man also confess before the angels which is to-day in the field, and to-morof God..
row is cast into the oven ; how much · 9 But he that denieth me before men, more will he clothe you, Oye of little faith? shall be denied before the angels of God. 29 And seek not ye what ye shall eat.
10 And whosoever shall speak a word | or wliat ye shall drink, neither be ye cí against the Son of man, it shall be for. | doubtful mind. given him: but unto him that blasphem 30 For all these things do the nations eth against the Holy Ghost, it shall not of the world seek after: and your Father be forgiven.
knoweth that ye have need of these things 11 And when they bring you unto the | 31 | But rather seek ye the kingdom of synagogues, and unto magistrates, and God, and all these things shall be added powers, take ye no thought how or unto you. what thing ye shall answer, or what ye 32 Tear not, little finck ; for it is your shall say :
Father's good pleasure to give you the 12 For the Holy Ghost shall teach you kingdoin. in the same hour what ye ought to say. 33 Sell that ye have, and give alms :
13 1 And one of the company said unto provide yourselves bags which wax not him, Master, speak to my brother, that old, a treasure in the heavens that failhe divide the inheritance with me. eth not, where no thief approacheth, nei
14 And he said unto him, Man, who ther moth corrupteth. made me a judge or a divider over you? 34 For where your treasure is, there
15 And he said unto them, Take heed, will your heart be also. and beware of covetousness : for a man's 35° Let your loins be girded about, life consisteth not in the abundance of and your lights burning; the things which he possesseth..
36 And ye yourselves like unto men 16 And he spake a parable unto them, that wait for their lord, when he will saying, The ground of a certain rich man return from the wedding; that, when he brought forth plentifully :
cometh and knocketh, they may open 17 And he thought within himself, unto him immediately. saying, What shall I do, because I have | 37 Blessed are those servants, whom the no room where to bestow my fruits? lord when he cometh shall find watching :
18 And he said, This will I do: I will \ verily I say unto you, that he shall gird pull down my barns, and build greater ; himself, and make them to sit down to and there will I bestow all my fruits and meat, and will come forth and serve them. my goods.
38 And if he shall come in the secoud 19 And I will say to my soul, Soul, watch, or come in the third watch, and thou hast much goods iaid up for many | find them so, blessed are those servants. years ; take thine ease, eat, drink, and 39 And this know, that if the goodbe merry.
man of the house had known what hour 20 But God said unto him, Thou fool, | the thief would come, he would have this night thy soul shall be required of watched, and not have suffered his house thee : then whose shall those things be to be broken through. which thou hast provided ?
40 Be ye therefore ready also : for the 21 So is he that layeth up treasure for Son of man cometh at an hour whien ye himself, and is not rich toward God. think not.
22 | And he said unto his disciples, ll 41 Then Peter said unto him, Lord, Therefore I say unto you, Take no speakest thou this parable unto us, or thought for your life, what ye shall eat ; \ even to all ? neither for the body, what ye shall put on. I 42 And the Lord said, Who then is
23 The life is more than meat, and the that faithful and wise steward, whom his body is more than raiment.
Il lord shall make ruler over his househoki, 24 Consider the ravens : for they nei- || to give them their portion of meat in due ther sow nor reap: which neither have season? store-house, nor barn; and God feedeth 43 Blessed is that servant, whom his them ; How much more are ye better | lord when he cometh shall find so doing, than the fowls ?
44 Of a truth I say unto you, that he 25 And which of you with taking I will make him ruler over all that he thought can add to his stature one cubit ? || hath.
26° If ye then be not able to do that l 45 But and if that servant say in his thing which is least, why take ye thought || heart, My lord delayeth his coming; and for the rest ?
shall begin to beat the men-servants, and 27 Consider the lilies how they grow : 1 maidens, and to eat and drink, and to be They toil not, they spin not; and yet I ll drunken ; say unto you, that Solomon in all his ll. 46 The lord of that servant will come glory was not arrayed like one of these in a day when he lonketh not for him,
28 If then God so clothe the grass, li and at an hour when he is not aware,