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13 1 Enter ye in at the strait and doeth them, I will liken him gate; for wide is the gate, and unto a wise man, which built broad is the way, that leadeth his house upon a rock : to destruction, and many there 25 And the rain descended, be which go in thereat : and the floods came, and the
14 Because, strait is the gate, winds blew, and beat upon that and narrow is the way, which house; and it fell not: for it was leadeth unto life, and few there founded upon a rock. be that find it.
26 And every one that heareth 15 1 Beware of false prophets, these sayings of mine, and doeth which come to you in sheep's them not, shall be likened unto clothing, but inwardly they are a foolish man, which built his ravening wolves.
house upon the sand : 16 Ye shall know them by 27 And the rain descended, their fruits : Do men gather and the floods came, and the grapes of thorns, or figs of this- winds blew, and beat upon that tles?
house, and it fell: and great 17 Even so every good tree was the fall of it. bringeth forth good fruit; but a 28 And it came to pass when corrupt tree bringeth forth evil Jesus had ended these sayings, fruit.
the people were astonished at 18 A good tree cannot bring his doctrine. forth evil fruit, neither can a 29 For he taught them as one corrupt tree bring forth good having authority, and not as the fruit.
scribes. 19 Every tree that bringeth
CHAP. VIII. not forth good fruit is hewn 2 Christ cleanseth the leper, 5 healeth the down, and cast into the fire. centurion's servant, 14 Peter's mother-in20 Wherefore, by their fruits
law, 16 and many other diseased ; 19 shew
eth how he is to be followed; 23 stilleth“ ye shall know them.
the tempest on the sea, &c. shal Not every one that saith W Hrom the mountain, great unto me Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of hea- multitudes followed him. ven; but he that doeth the will 2 And behold, there came a of my Father which is in hea- leper and worshipped him, sayVen.
ing, Lord, if thou wilt, thou 22 Many will say to me in canst make me clean. that day, Lord, Lord, have we 3 And Jesus put forth his not prophesied in thy name ? hand, and touched him, saying, and in thy name have cast out I will; be thou clean. And devils ! and in thy name done immediately his leprosy was many wonderful works? cleansed.
23 And then will I profess 4 And Jesus saith unto him, unto them, I never knew you : See thou tell no man ; but go depart from me, ye that work thy way, shew thyself to the iniquity.
priest, and offer the gift that 24 I Therefore, whosoever Moses commanded, for a testiheareth these sayings of mine, mony unto them.
5 I And when Jesus was 16 4 When the even was entered into Capernaum, there come, they · brought unto him came unto him a centurion, be- many that were possessed with seeching him,
devils : and he cast, out the 6 And saying, Lord, my ser- spirits with his word, and healvant lieth at home sick of the ed all that were sick'; palsy, grievously tormented. 17 That it might be fulfilled
7 And Jesus saith unto him, which was spoken by Esaias I will come and heal him. the prophet, saying, Himself
8 The centurion answered took our infirmities, and bare and said, Lord, I am not worthy our sicknesses. that thou shouldst come under 18 Now when Jesus saw my roof: but speak the word great multitudes about him, he only, and my servant shall be gave commandment to depart healed.
unto the other side. 9 For I am a man under au- 19 And a certain scribe came, thority, having soldiers under and said unto him, Master, I me: and I say to this man, Go, will follow thee whithersoever and he goeth; and to another, thou goest. Come, and he cometh ; and to 20 And Jesus saith unto him, my servant, Do this, and he The foxes have holes, and the doeth it.
birds of the air have nests; but 10 When Jesus heard it, he the Son of man hath not where marvelled, and said to them that to lay his head. followed, Verily I say unto you, 21 And another of his disciI have not found so great faith, ples said unto him, Lord, suffer no, not in Israel.
me first to go and bury my fa11 And I say unto you, That ther. many shall come from the east 22 But Jesus said unto him, and west, and shall sit down with Follow me; and let the dead Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, bury their dead. in the kingdom of heaven: 23 | And when he was en
12 But the children of the tered into a ship, his disciples kingdom shall be cast out into followed him. outer darkness : there shall be 24 And behold, there arose weeping and gnashing of teeth. a great tempest in the sea, in
13 And Jesus said unto the somuch that the ship was coycenturion, Go thy way; and as ered with the waves: but he thou hast believed, so be it done was asleep: unto thee. And his servant was 25 And his disciples came to healed in the self-same hour. him, and awoke him, saying,
14 1 And when Jesus was Lord, save us : we perish. come into Peter's house, he saw 26 And he saith unto them, his wife's mother laid, and sick Why are ye fearful, O ye of litof a fever.
tle faith? Then he arose, and 15 And he touched her hand, rebuked the winds and the sea; and the fever left her : and she and there was a great calm. arose, and ministered unto them. 27 But the men marvelled,
saying, What manner of man 2 And behold, they brought is this, that even the winds and to him a man sick of the palsy, the sea obey him!
lying on a bed: and Jesus, seeing 28 1 And when he was come their faith, said unto the sick of to the other side, into the coun- the palsy, Son, be of good cheer; try of the Gergesenes, there thy sins be forgiven thee. met him two possessed with 3 And behold, certain of the devils, coming out of the tombs, scribes said within themselves, exceeding fierce, so that no man This man blasphemeth. might pass by that way.
4 And Jesus, knowing their 29 And behold, they cried thoughts, said, Wherefore think out, saying, What have we to ye evil in your hearts ? do with thee, Jesus, thou Son 5 For whether is easier to of God? art thou come hither say, Thy sins be forgiven thee; to torment us before the time or to say, Arise, and walk ?
30 And there was a good 6 But that ye may know that way off from them a herd of the Son of man hath power on many swine, feeding.
earth to forgive sins,' (then saith 31 So the devils besought he to the sick of the palsy,) him, saying, If thou cast us out, Arise, take up thy bed, and go suffer us to go away into the unto thy house. herd of swine.
7 And he arose, and depart32 And he said unto them, ed to his house. Go. And when they were come 8 But when the multitude out, they went into the herd of saw it, they marvelled, and gloswine : and behold, the whole rified God, which had given herd of swine ran violently down such power unto men. a steep place into the sea, and 9 1 And as Jesus passed perished in the waters. forth from thence, he saw a man
33 And they that kept them, named Matthew, sitting at the fled, and went their ways into receipt of custom : and he saith the city, and told every thing ; unto him, Follow me. And he and what was befallen to the arose, and followed him. possessed of the devils.
10 I And it came to pass, as 34 And behold, the whole Jesus sat at meat in the house, city came out to meet Jesus : behold, many publicans and and when they saw him, they sinners came and sat down with besought him that he would de- him and his disciples. part out of their coasts.
11 And when the Pharisees CHAP. IX.
saw it, they said unto his disci2 Christ cureth the palsy, 9 calleth Mat- ples, Why eateth your Master thew, 10 justifieth himself for eating with with publicans and sinners ? publicans and sinners : 20 he healeth the 12 But when Jesus heard that, bloody issue ; 23 raiseth to life the ruler's daughter; 27' giveth sight to two blind he said unto them, They that
be whole need not a physician, A ND he entered into a ship, but they that are sick.
and passed over, and came 13 But go ye and learn what into his own city.
that meaneth, I will have mercy,
and not sacrifice : for I am not was made whole from that hour.). come to call the righteous, but 23 And when Jesus came insinners to repentance.
to the ruler's house, and saw 14 1 Then came to him the the minstrels and the people disciples of John, saying, Why making a noise, do we and the Pharisees fast 24 He said unto them, Give oft, but thy disciples fast not? place: for the maid is not dead,
15 And Jesus said unto them, but sleepeth. And they laughCan the children of the bride-ed him to scorn. chamber mourn, as long as the 25 But when the people were bridegroom is with them? but put forth, he went in, and took the days will come, when the her by the hand, and the maid bridegroom shall be taken from arose. them, and then shall they fast. 26 And the fame hereof went
16 No man putteth a piece of abroad into all that land. new cloth unto an old garment : 27 I And when Jesus defor that which is put in to fill it parted thence, two blind men up, taketh from the garment, followed him, crying, and sayand the rent is made worse. ing, Thou son of David, have
17 Neither do men put new mercy on us. wine into old bottles: else the 28 And when he was come bottles break, and the wine run-into the house, the blind men neth out, and the bottles perish : came to him: and Jesus saith but they put new wine into new unto them, Believe ye that I bottles, and both are preserved. am able to do this? They said
18 í While he spake these unto him, Yea, Lord. things unto them, behold, there 29 Then touched he their came a certain ruler, and wor- eyes, saying, According to your shipped him, saying, My daugh-faith, be it unto you. ter is even now dead : but come 30 And their eyes were openand lay thy hand upon her, and ed; and Jesus straitly charged she shall live.
them, saying, See that no man 19 And Jesus arose, and fol- know it. lowed him, and so did his dis- 31 But they, when they were ciples.
departed, spread abroad his fame 20 1 (And behold, a woman in all that country. which was diseased with an is- 32 1 As they went out, besue of blood twelve years, came hold, they brought to him a behind him, and touched the dumb man possessed with a hem of his garment.
devil. 21 For she said within her- 33 And when the devil was self, If I may but touch his gar-cast out, the dumb spake: and ment, I shall be whole. the multitudes marvelled, say..
22 But Jesus turned him ing, It was never so seen in about, and when he saw her, Israel. he said, Daughter, be of good 34. But the Pharisees said, comfort: thy faith hath made He casteth out devils, through thee whole. And the woman the prince of the devils.
35 And Jesus went about all 6 But go ratner to the lost the cities and villages, teaching sheep of the house of Israel. in their synagogues, and preach- 7 And as ye go, preach, saying the gospel of the kingdom, ing, The kingdom of heaven is and healing every sickness, and at hand. every disease among the peo- 8 Heal the sick, cleanse the ple.
lepers, raise the dead, cast out 36 1 But when he saw the devils : freely ye have received, multitudes, he was moved with freely give. compassion on them, because 9 Provide neither gold, nor : they fainted, and were scatter- silver, nor brass in your purses; ed abroad, as sheep having no 10 Nor scrip for your jourshepherd.
ney, neither two coats, neither 37 Then saith he unto his dis- shoes, nor yet staves : (for the ciples, The harvest truly is plen- workman is worthy of his meat.) teous, but the labourers are few. 11 And into whatsoever city
38 Pray ye therefore the Lord or town ye shall enter, inquire of the harvest, that he will send who in it is worthy; and there forth labourers into his harvest. abide till ye go thence. CHAP. X.
12 And when ye come into a 1 Christ sendeth his apostles to do miracles, house, salute it. 5 to preach : 16 he telleth them of perse
13 And if the house be worcution....40 Blessings to those who receive them.
thy, let your peace come upon ND when he had called it: but if it be not worthy, let
unto him his twelve disci- your peace return to you. ples, he gave them power against 14 And whosoever shall not unclean spirits, to cast them out, receive you, nor hear your and to heal all manner of sick-words, when ye depart out of ness, and all manner of disease. that house, or city, shake off the
2 Now the names of the dust of your feet. twelve apostles are these; The 15 Verily, I say unto you, It first, Simon, who is called Pe- shall be more tolerable for the ter, and Andrew his brother; land of Sodom and Gomorrah, James the son of Zebedee, and in the day of judgment, than for John his brother:
that city. 3 Philip, and Bartholomew ; 16 1 Behold, I send you Thomas, and Matthew the pub-forth as sheep in the midst of lican; James the son of Alpheus, wolves: be ye therefore wise as and Lebbeus, whose surname serpents, and harmless as doves. was Thaddeus ;
17 But beware of men : for 4 Simon the Canaanite, and they will deliver you up to the Judas Iscariot, who also betray-councils, and they will scourge ed him.
you in their synagogues, 5 These twelve Jesus sent 18 And ye shall be bronght forth, and commanded them, before governors and kings for saying, Go not into the way of my sake, for a testimony against the Gentiles, and into any city them and the Gentiles. of the Samaritans enter ye not. 19 But when they deliver