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ch. 18. 35. Mar. 11. 23. Ja. 2. 13.

Lu. 12. 33.

1 Tim. 6. 10. 19.

Lu. 11: 34.

Lu. 16. 13.
Pg. 55. 22.
Lu. 12. 22.
1 Pet. 5. 7.

15 will also forgive you : but if ye forgive not others their trespass

es, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses. 16

Moreover, when ye fast, look not dismal, as the hypocrites, who disfigure their faces, that men may observe that they fast. 17 Verily I say unto you, they have received their reward. But

thou, when thou fastest, anoint thy head, and wash thy face 18 that thy fasting may not appear to men, but to thy Father;

and thy Father, to whom, though he is unseen himself, nothing

is secret, will recompense thee. 19 Amass not for yourselves treasure upon earth, where moths

or rust inay consume it, or thieves breaking in may steal it. 20 But provide for yourselves treasure in heaven, where are nei

ther moths nor rust to consume it, nor thieves to break in and 21 steal it. For where your treasure is, your heart will also be. 22 The lamp of the body is the eye. If, therefore, thine eye be 23 sound, thy whole body will be enlightened: but if thine eye be

distempered, thy whole body will be dark. And if even the light which is in thee be darkness, how great will the darkness

be ! 24 A man cannot serve two masters; for either he will hate

one, and love the other; or at least will attend one, and neglect 25 the other. Ye cannot serve God and Mammon.* Therefore

I charge you; be not anxious about your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor about your body, what ye shall

wear. Is not lise a greater gift than food; and the body than 26 raiment ? Observe the fowls of heaven. They neither sow

nor reap. They have no store-house: but your heavenly

Father feedeth them. Are ye not much more valuable than 27 they? Besides, which of you can by his anxiety prolong his 28 life one hour ? And why are ye anxious about raiment ? Mark

the lilies of the field. How do they grow? They toil not: 29 they spin not. Yet I affirm that even Solomon in all his glory,

was not equally adorned with one of these. If then God so 30 array the herbage, which to-day is in the field, and to-morrow will be cast into the oven ; will he not much more array you,

0 31 ye distrustful! Therefore say not anxiously, as the heathens

do, What shall we eat; or what shall we drink; or wherewith 32 shall we be clothed ? For your heavenly Father knoweth that 33 ye need all these things. But seek first the kingdom of God,

and the righteousness required by him; and all these things 34 shall be superadded to you. Be not then anxious about the

morrow; the morrow will be anxious about itself. Sufficient for every day is its own trouble.

* Riches.

Lu. 6. 41.
Ja. 4. 12.

Ja. l. 5.

VIJ. JUDGE not, that ye be not judged; for as ye judge, ye Lu. 6. 37.

shall be judged ; and with the measure wherewith ye give, ye Ro. 2. 1. 3 shall receive. And why observest thou the mote in thy brother's 14. 4. 4 eye, but art insensible of the thorn in thine own eye? Or how Mar. 4. 24.

darest thou say to thy brother, 'Let me take the mote out of 5 thine eye;' thou who hast a thorn in thine own? Hypocrite,

first take the thorn out of thine own eye; then thou wilt see to

take the mote out of thy brother's eye. 6 Give not things holy to dogs, and cast not your pearls before

swine ; lest they trample them under foot, or turn upon you and tear you.

Ask, and ye shall obtain ; seek, and ye shall find; knock, ch. 21. 22. 8 and the door shall be opened to you. For whosoever asketh, Mar. 11. 24.

obtaineth; whosoever seeketh, findeth ; and to every one who Lu. 11. 9. 9 knocketh, the door is opened. Who amongst you men would Jo. 16. 24. 10 give his son a stone, when he asketh bread; or a serpent, when 11 he asketh a fish? If ye then, though evil, can give good things

to your children, how much more will your Father who is in

heaven give good things to them that ask him? 12 Whatsoever ye would that others do to you, do ye also to Lu. 6. 31. 13 them; for this is the Law and the Prophets. Enter through Lu 13. 24.

the strait gate; for wide is the gate of perdition, broad is the 14 way leading thither; and many are they who enter by it. But

how strait is the gate of life; how narrow the way leading

thither; and how few are they who find it ! 15 Beware of false teachers, who come to you in the garb of 16 sheep, while inwardly they are ravenous wolves. By their

fruits ye shall discover them. Are grapes gathered from thorns ? La. 6. 43 17 or figs from thistles ? Every good tree yieldeth good fruit; and 18 every evil tree evil fruit. A good tree cannot yield evil fruit, 19 nor an evil tree good fruit. Every tree which yieldeth not ch. 3. 10. 20 good fruit is felled, and turned into fuel. Wherefore, by their

fruit ye shall discover them. 21 Not every one who saith unto me, Master, master, shall en

ter the kingdom of heaven ; but he that doth the will of my ch. 25. 11. 22 Father who is in heaven. Many will say to me on that day,

• Master, master, have we not taught in; and in thy Acto, 19. 13.

name expelled demons; and in thy name performed many mira- Ju. 1. 22 23 cles? To whom I will declare, 'I never knew you. Depart Lu. 13. 27.

from me, ye who practise iniquity.' 24 Therefore, whosoever heareth these my precepts, and doth – 6. 47.

them, I will compare to a prudent man, who built his house up25 on the rock. For although the rain descended, and the rivers

overflowed, and the winds blew and beat upon that house, it fell 26 not, because it was founded upon the rock. But whosoever

heareth these my precepts, and doth them, not, shall be comVol. 1


Lu. 6. 46.

pared to a fool, who built his house upon the sand. For when 27 the rain descended, and the rivers overflowed, and the wind

blew and dashed against that house, it sell, and great was its

ruin. Mar. 1. 22., 28 WHEN Jesus bad ended his discourse, the people were

29 astonished at his manner of teaching: for he taught as one who

had authority and not as the scribes.

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VIII. JESUS being come down from the mountain, followed by

2 a great multitude, a leper came, who prostrating himself before 3 him, said: Sir, if thou wilt, thou canst cleanse me. Jesus

stretched out his hand, and touched him, saying : I will ; be thou 4 cleansed. Immediately he was cured of his leprosy. Then

Jesus said to him : See thou tell nobody; but go show thyself to the priest, and make the oblation prescribed by Moses,

for notifying the cure] to the people. 5 Having entered Capernaum, a centurion* accosted him with 6 this request : Sir, my man-servant lieth sick at home, exceed7 ingly afilicted with the palsy. Jesus answered : I will go and 8 cure him. The centurion replying, said : Sir, I have not de

served that thou shouldst come under my roof; only say the 9 word, and my servant will be healed. For even I, who am under command myself, having soldiers under me, say to one,

Go,' and he goeth; to another, Come,' and he cometh ; and 10 to my servant, . Do this,' and he doth it. Jesus hearing this,

was astonished, and said to those who followed : Verily I say 11 unto you, not even in Israel have I found so great faith. But I assure you,

that will come from the east and from the west, and will be placed at table with Abraham, and Isaac, and 12 Jacob, in the kingdom of heaven, while the sons of the kingdom

shall be thrust out into darkness, where will be weeping and 13 gnashing of teeth. Then Jesus said to the centurion : Go home;

be it to thee according to thy faith. That instant his servant

was cured. 14 Then Jesus having entered Peter's house, saw his wife's 15 mother lying sick of a fever : and having touched her hand, the

fever left her; whereupon she arose and entertained him. 16 In the evening, they presented to him many demoniacs; and

he expelled the spirits with a word, and cured all the sick ; thus 17 verifying the saying of the prophet Isaiah : “ He bath himself

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carried off our infirmities, and borne our distresses.”

LU. 4. 40.

* A Roman officer, who had the command of 100 soldiers.

18 Jesus seeing himself crowded on all sides, gave orders to 19 pass to the opposite shore. Meantime a scribe accosted him,

saying: Rabbi, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest. 20 Jesus answered, The foxes have caverns, and the birds of the

air have places of shelter, but the Son of Man hath not where to repose

his head. 21 Another, one of his disciples, said to him: Master, permit Lu. 9: 59. 22 me to go first, and bury my father. Jesus answered: Follow

me, and let the dead bury their dead. 23 THEN entering the bark, his disciples followed bim. Soon 24 after there arose in the sea so great a tempest, that the Mar. 4. 37.

bark was covered with the billows. But he being asleep, his Lu. 8: 23. 25 disciples came and waked him, saying: Save us, Master, we 26 perish. He then answered: Why are ye timorous, O ye dis

trustful? Then he arose, and having commanded the winds 27 and the sea, a great calm ensued; insomuch, that every one

exclaimed with admiration : What personage is this, whom even

the winds and the sea obey ! 28

When he was come to the other side, into the country of the Mar. 5. I. Gadarenes, there met him two demoniacs, issuing out of the Lu. 8: 26. 29 monuments, so furious, that nobody durst pass that way. These

instantly cried, saying: What hast thou to do with us, Jesus,

Son of God? Art thou come hither to torment us before the 30 time? Now there was feeding at some distance a great herd 31 of swine. And the fiends besought him, saying : If thou expel 32 us, permit us to go into the herd of swine. He answered, Go.

And when they were cast out, they went into the swine; on

which the whole herd rushed down a precipice into the sea, and 33 perished in the waters. Then the herdsmen fled into the city,

and reported every thing, and what happened to the demoniacs. 34 Presently the whole city went out to meet Jesus, and having

seen him, entreated him to depart out of their territory. IX. Then having gone aboard the bark, he repassed, and went 2 to his own city ; where they brought to him a paralytic, laid

upon a bed. Jesus perceiving their faith, said to the paralytic : Lu. 6: 18. 3 Son, take courage, thy sins are forgiven thee. Whereupon 4 some of the scribes said within themselves, “This man blasphe- La. 7: 48.

meth.' But Jesus knowing their sentiments, said : Why do ye 5 harbor evil thoughts ? which is easier ; to say, “Thy sins are for6 given ;' or to say with effect, · Arise and walk ?' But that

ye may know that the Son of Man hath power upon the earth

to forgive sins : Arise, (said he then to the paralytic), take up 7 thy bed and go home. Accordingly he arose, and went home. 8 And the people saw and wondered, glorifying God, who had

given such power to men. 9 As Jesus departed thence, he saw a man, named Matthew, Mar. 2. M.

Mar. 2. 3.

Lu. 5: 27.

Lu. 5; 29.

Hos. 6. 6.

1 Tim. 1. 15. Mar. 2. 18. Lu. 5. 33.

Mar. 5. 22.
Lu. 8. 41.

sitting at the toll-office; to whom he said: Follow me. And

he arose and followed him. Mar. 2: 15. 10 Afterwards Jesus, being at table in a house, many publicans

and sinners came and placed themselves with him and his dis11 ciples. Some Pharisees observing this, said to his disciples: 12 Why doth your teacher eat with publicans and sinners? Jesus

hearing them, answered : The whole need not a physician, but 13 the sick. Go, therefore, and learn what this meaneth, “I re

quire humanity, and not sacrifice :” for I came to call, not the ch. 12. 7.

righteous, but sinners to repentance. 14 Then John's disciples accosting him, said: We and the 15 Pharisees often fast ; why do thy disciples never fast? Jesus

answered : Do the bridemen mourn while the bridegroom is

with them? But the time will come when the bridegroom shall 16 be taken from them, and then they will fast. Nobody mendeth

an old garment with undressed cloth; else the patch itself tear17 eth the garment, and maketh a greater rent. Neither do peo

ple put new wine into leathern bottles; otherwise, the bottles burst ; and thus, both the wine is spilt, and the bottles are rendered useless. But they put new wine into new bottles, and

both are preserved. 18 While he was speaking, a ruler care, and prostrating him

self, said : My daughter is by this time dead; but come, and 19 lay thy hand upon her, and she will revive. And Jesus arose,

20 and, as he followed him, with his disciples, a woman, who had Mar. 5. 25. been twelve years afflicted with a bloody issue, coming behind, Lu. 8. 43. 21 touched the iuft of his mantle; for she said within herself, 'If I

but touch his mantle, I shall recover:' Jesus turning about, saw 22 her, and said : Daughter, take courage, thy faith bath cured

thee. And the woman was well from that instant. Mar. 5.38. 23 Being come into the ruler's house, and seeing the players on

the flute, with the crowd making a bustle, he said to them : 24 Withdraw, for the damsel is not dead, but asleep. And they 25 derided him : But when the people were put out, he entered, 26 and having taken her by the hand, the damsel arose. Now the

fame of this action spread through all that country, 27 When Jesus departed thence, two blind men followed him, 28 crying : Son of David, have pity upon us. Being come into the

house, the blind men approached : and Jesus said to them : Do

you believe that I can do this? They answered, yes, Master. 29 Then he touched their eyes, saying: Be it unto you according 30 to your faith. Immediately their eyes were opened. And Je

sus strictly charging them, said : Take care that nobody know 31 it. But being departed, they spread his fame through all that country.

They were scarcely gone, when a dumb demoniac was pre

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