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Destruction of the ST. MATTHEW, 24. temple foretold. gainst nation, and kingdom since the beginning of the against kingdom: and there world to this time, no, nor shall be famines, and pesti- ever shall be. lences, and earthquakes, in 22 And except those days divers places. should be shortened, there

8 All these are the beginning should no flesh be saved: but of sorrows. for the elect's sake those days 9 Then shall they deliver you shall be shortened. up to be afflicted, and shall 23 Then if any man shall say kill you and ye shall be hated unto you, Lo, here is Christ, of all nations for my name's or there; believe it not. 24 For there shall arise false 10 And then shall many be Christs, and false prophets, offended, and shall betray one and shall shew great signs and another, and shall hate one wonders; insomuch that, if it another. were possible, they shall de


11 And many false prophets ceive the very elect.
shall rise, and shall deceive

12 And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold.

25 Behold, I have told you before.

26 Wherefore if they shall say unto you, Behold, he is in the desert; go not forth be13 But he that shall endure hold, he is in the secret chamunto the end, the same shall bers; believe it not. be saved.

27 For as the lightning com14 And this gospel of the eth out of the east, and shineth kingdom shall be preached in even unto the west; so shall all the world for a witness also the coming of the Son of unto all nations; and then man be.

: shall the end come.

28 For wheresoever the car

15 When ye therefore shall case is, there will the eagles see the abomination of desola- be gathered together.

tion, spoken of by Daniel the 29 Immediately after the prophet, stand in the holy tribulation of those days shall place, (whoso readeth, let him the sun be darkened, and the understand :) moon shall not give her light, 16 Then let them which be and the stars shall fall from in Judæa flee into the moun- heaven, and the powers of the tains : heavens shall be shaken :

17 Let him which is on the housetop not come down to take any thing out of his house :

30 And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they shall see the Son of man

18 Neither let him which is in the field return back to coming in the clouds of heaven take his clothes. with power and great glory. 19 And woe unto them that 31 And he shall send his anare with child, and to them gels with a great sound of a that give suck in those days! trumpet, and they shall gather 20 But pray ye that your together his elect from the flight be not in the winter, four winds, from one end of neither on the sabbath day: heaven to the other.

21 For then shall be great 32 Now learn a parable of the tribulation, such as was not fig tree; When his branch is

Of the coming of ST. MATTHEW, 25.

the Son of man. yet tender, and putteth forth household, to give them meat leaves, ye know that summer in due season? is nigh: 46 Blessed is that servant, 33 So likewise ye, when ye whom his lord when he comshall see all these things, eth shall find so doing. know that it is near, even at the doors.

34 Verily I say unto you, This generation shall not pass, till all these things be fulfilled. 35 Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away.

36 But of that day and hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only.

47 Verily I say unto you, That he shall make him ruler over all his goods.

48 But and if that evil servant shall say in his heart, My lord delayeth his coming; 49 And shall begin to smite his fellowservants, and to eat and drink with the drunken; 50 The lord of that servant shall come in a day when he looketh not for him, and in an hour that he is not aware of,

37 But as the days of Noe were, so shall also the coming 51 And shall cut him asunof the Son of man be. der, and appoint him his por-

38 For as in the days that tion with the hypocrites: there were before the flood they shall be weeping and gnashing were eating and drinking, of teeth. marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark.

39 And knew not until the

flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.

40 Then shall two be in the field; the one shall be taken and the other left.

41 Two women shall be grinding at the mill; the one shall be taken, and the other left.


heaven be likened unto HEN shall the kingdom of ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom..

2 And five of them were wise, and five were foolish.

3 They that were foolish took their lamps, and took no oil with them:

42 Watch therefore: for ye 4 But the wise took oil in know not what hour your their vessels with their lamps. Lord doth come. 5 While the bridegroom tar43 But know this, that if the ried, they all slumbered and goodman of the house had slept.

known in what watch the 6 And at midnight there was. thief would come, he would a cry made, Behold, the bridehave watched, and would not groom cometh; go ye out to have suffered his house to be meet him.

broken up.

7 Then all those virgins arose,

44 Therefore be ye also and trimmed their lamps. ready for in such an hour as 8. And the foolish said unto ye think not the Son of man the wise, Give us of your oil; cometh. for our lamps are gone out. 45 Who then is a faithful and 8 But the wise answered, saywise servant, whom his lord ing, Not so; lest there be not hath made ruler over his enough for us and you: but go

Parable of the


ten virgins. ye rather to them that sell, many things: enter thou into and buy for yourselves. the joy of thy lord.

10 And while they went to 22 He also that had received buy, the bridegroom came; two talents came and said, and they that were ready went Lord, thou deliveredst unto me in with him to the marriage: two talents: behold, I have and the door was shut. gained two other talents beside them.

11 Afterward came also the other virgins, saying, Lord, Lord, open to us.

23 His lord said unto him, Well done, good and faithful 12 But he answered and said, ful over a few things, I will servant; thou hast been faithVerily, I say unto you, I know make thee ruler over many you not

13 Watch therefore, for ye things: enter thou into the joy know neither the day nor the of thy lord. hour wherein the Son of man ceived the one talent came and 24 Then he which had re


ven is as a man travelling into where thou hast not sown, and 14 For the kingdom of hea-said, Lord, I knew thee that thou art an hard man, reaping a far country, who called his own servants, and delivered unto them his goods.

15 And unto one he gave five talents, to another two, and to another one; to every man according to his several ability; and straightway took his jour


the five talents went and

gathering where thou hast not


25 And I was afraid, and earth: lo, there thou hast that went and hid thy talent in the is thine.

26 His lord answered and said unto him, Thou wicked and slothful servant, thou knewest

16 Then he that had received that I reap where I sowed not, traded with the same, and and gather where I have not strawed: made them other five talents. 27 Thou oughtest therefore to 17 And likewise he that had have put my money to the exreceived two, he also gained changers, and then at my com18 But he that had received ing I should have received one went and digged in the 28 Take therefore the talent earth, and hid his lord's from him, and give it unto him money. which hath ten talents.

other two.

19 After a long time the lord of those servants cometh, and reckoneth with them.

mine own with usury.

29 For unto every one that hath shall be given, and he shall have abundance: but 20 And so he that had re- from him that hath not shall ceived five talents came and be taken away even that brought other five talents, say- which he hath.

ing, Lord, thou deliveredst un- 30 And cast ye the unprofitto me five talents: behold, I able servant into outer darkhave gained beside them five ness: there shall be weeping talents more. and gnashing of teeth.

21 His Lord said unto him, 31 When the Son of man Well done, thou good and faith- shall come in his glory, and all ful servant: thou hast been the holy angels with him, then faithful over a few things, I shall he sit upon the throne of will make thee ruler over his glory:

The last judgment. ST. MATTHEW, 26. Christ anointed.

he answer


32 And before him shall be swer him, saying, Lord, when gathered all nations: and he saw we thee an hungred, or shall separate them one from athirst, or a stranger, or naked, another, as a shepherd divideth or sick, or in prison, and did his sheep from the goats: not minister unto thee? 33 And he shall set the sheep 45 Then shall on his right hand, but the goats them, saying, Verily I on the left. unto you, Inasmuch as ye did 34 Then shall the King say it not to one of the least of unto them on his right hand, these, ye did it not to me. Come, ye blessed of my Father, 46 And these shall go away inherit the kingdom prepared into everlasting punishment: for you from the foundation of but the righteous into life the world: eternal.

35 For I was an hungred, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me in: 36 Naked, and ye clothed me: I was sick, and ye visited me: I was in prison, and ye came

unto me.


AND it came to pass, when these sayings, he said unto his disciples,

Jesus had fini hed all

2 Ye know that after two

37 Then shall the righteous days is the feast of the passanswer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee an hungred, over, and the Son of man is and fed thee? or thirsty, and betrayed to be crucified. gave thee drink?

38 When saw we thee a stranger, and took thee in? or naked, and clothed thee?

39 Or when saw we thee sick, or in prison, and came unto thee?

3 Then assembled together the chief priests, and the scribes, and the elders of the

people, unto the palace of the
high priest, who was called

4 And consulted that they might take Jesus by subtilty, and kill him.

5 But they said, Not on the feast day, lest there be an uproar among the people.

40 And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye 6 Now when Jesus was in have done it unto me. 41 Then shall he say also the leper, Bethany, in the house of Simon unto them on the left hand, There came unto him a woDepart from me, ye cursed, man having an alabaster box into everlasting fire, prepared of very precious ointment, and for the devil and his angels: poured it on his head, as he 42 For I was an hungred, sat at meat.

and ye gave me no meat: I 8 But when his disciples saw was thirsty, and ye gave me it, they had indignation, sayno drink : ing, To what purpose is this

43 I was a stranger, and ye waste? took me not in: naked, and 9 For this ointment might ye clothed me not: sick, and have been sold for much, and in prison, and ye visited me given to the poor. not. 44 Then shall they also

10 When Jesus understood it, an-he said unto them, Why trou

Betrayal foretold. ST. MATTHEW,


Denial foretold. ble ye the woman? for she hath me in the dish, the same shall wrought a good work upon me. betray me.

11 For ye have the poor al-24 The Son of man goeth as

ways with you; but me ye
have not always.
12 For in that she hath poured
this ointment on my body, she
did it for my burial.

unto that man by whom the it is written of him; but woe been good for that man if he Son of man is betrayed! it had had not been born.

13 Verily I say unto you, 25 Then Judas, which beWheresoever this gospel shall trayed him, answered and said, be preached in the whole Master, is it I? He said unto world, there shall also this him, Thou hast said. that this woman hath done, be told for a memorial of her.' 14 Then one of the twelve, called Judas Iscariot, went eat; this is my body. unto the chief priests,

26 And as they were eating, Jesus took bread, and blessed it, and brake it, and gave it to the disciples, and said, Take,

27 And he took the cup, and 15 And said unto them, What gave thanks, and gave it to will ye give me, and I will de-them, saying, Drink ye all of liver him unto you? And they it; covenanted with him for thirty 28 For this is my blood of the pieces of silver. new testament, which is shed 16 And from that time he for many for the remission of sought opportunity to betray him.

17 Now the first day of the feast of unleavened bread the disciples came to Jesus, saying unto him, Where wilt thou that we prepare for thee to eat the passover?


29 But I say unto you, I will not drink henceforth of this fruit of the vine, until that day when I drink it new with you in my Father's kingdom. 30 And when they had sung an hymn, they went out into the mount of Olives.

18 And he said, Go into the city to such a man, and say 31 Then saith Jesus unto unto him, The Master saith, them, All ye shall be offended My time is at hand; I will because of me this night : for keep the passover at thy house it is written, I will smite the with my disciples.

19 And the disciples did as Jesus had appointed them; and they made ready the pass


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shepherd, and the sheep of the lock shall be scattered abroad. 32 But after I am risen again, I will go before you into Gali


33 Peter answered and said unto him, Though all men shall be offended because of thee, yet will I never be offended.

34 Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, That this night, before the cock crow, thou shalt deny me thrice.

35 Peter said unto him, Though I should die with thee, yet will I not deny thee. Likewise also said all the disciples.

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