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How to attain eternal life.
M". 19." steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Honour A. D. 33. 19" thy father and thy mother: and, "Thou shalt Lev. 19. 20" love thy neighbour as thyself." The young Rom. 13.9. man saith unto him, All these things have I Gal. 5. 14. M*. 10. kept from my youth up: what lack I yet? Then 21 Jesus beholding him loved him, and said unto him, "One thing thou lackest go thy way, sell "whatsoever thou hast, and give to the poor, "and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and 22" come, take up the cross, and follow me." And he was sad at that saying, and went away grieved: for he had great possessions.
24. Ps. 52.
7. & 62. 10.
L. 18.24 And when Jesus saw that he was very sorM. 10. rowful, he saith unto his disciples, "How hardly 23" shall they that have riches enter into the 24" kingdom of God!" And the disciples were astonished at his words. But Jesus answereth again, and saith unto them, "Children, how "hard is it for them that trust in riches to Job 31. 25" enter into the kingdom of God! It is easier "for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, 1 Tim. 6. "than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom 26" of God." And they were astonished out of measure, saying among themselves, Who then 27 can be saved? And Jesus looking upon them saith, "With men it is impossible, but not with "God: for with God all things are possible." Jer. 32. Then answered Peter and said unto him, Be27 hold, we have forsaken all, and followed thee; Deut. 33. 28 what shall we have therefore? And Jesus said unto them, "Verily I say unto you, That ye "which have followed me, in the regeneration "when the Son of man shall sit in the throne "of his glory, 'ye also shall sit upon twelve 1 Cor. 6. "thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel. Mk. 10." There is no man that hath left house, or bre29"thren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my sake, and the 30" gospel's, but he shall receive an hundredfold # 2 Chron. "now in this time, houses, and brethren, and
Rev. 2. 26.
The parable of the labourers.
A. D. 33. “ sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands, M. 10.
h Rom. 9.
"with persecutions; and in the world to come
"eternal life. But many that are first shall be 31
"For the kingdom of heaven is like unto a M". 20. "man that is an housholder, which went out 1
early in the morning to hire labourers into his
give them their hire, beginning from the last
more; and they likewise received every man
a penny. And when they had received it, they 11 "murmured against the goodman of the house,
saying, These last have wrought but one hour, 12
Christ foretelleth his own death.
M". 20." what I will with mine own? Is thine eye A. D. 33. 16" evil, because I am good? So the last shall be 'Deu.15.9. first, and the first last: for many be called, "but few chosen."
106. Christ foretelleth his own death and resur
AND they were in the way going up to Jerusalem; and Jesus went before them: and they were amazed; and as they followed, they were afraid. And he took again the twelve, and began to tell them what things should happen 33 unto him, saying, "Behold, we go up to JeruL. 18. " salem, and all things that are written by the Ps. 22. 31" prophets concerning the Son of man shall be 32" accomplished. For he shall be delivered unto Acts 3. M". 20." the chief priests and unto the scribes, and 18, 19" they shall condemn him to death, and shall Acts3.13. "deliver him to the Gentiles to mock, and to
scourge, and to crucify him: and the third L. 18. " day he shall rise again." And they understood 34 none of these things: and this saying was hid from them, neither knew they the things which were spoken.
107. He answereth the mother of Zebedee's chil-
THEN came to him the mother of Zebedee's children with her sons, 2 worshipping him, and 21 desiring a certain thing of him. And he said unto her," What wilt thou?" She saith unto him, Grant that these my two sons may sit, the one on thy right hand, and the other on the 22 left, in thy kingdom. But Jesus answered and said, "Ye know not what ye ask. Are ye able "to drink of the cup that I shall drink of, and "to be baptized with the baptism that I am a Acts 12.
2.. baptized with?" They say unto him, We 23 able. And he saith unto them, a Ye shall drink 2 Cor. 1.7.
Christ teacheth his disciples to be lowly.
A. D. 33. “indeed of my cup, and be baptized with the M". 20.
baptism that I am baptized with: but to sit "on my right hand, and on my left, is not mine "to give, but it shall be given to them for whom "it is prepared of my Father." And when the 24 ten heard it, they were moved with indignation against the two brethren. But Jesus called them 25 unto him, and said, "Ye know that the princes "of the Gentiles 2 exercise dominion over them, "and they that are great exercise authority b 1 Pet. 5. 6 upon them. But it shall not be so among 26 Phil. 2.7." you: but whosoever will be great among you, Is.53.10, let him be your minister; and whosoever will 27 "be chief among you, let him be your servant:
d " 11. Dan.
9. 24, 26.
1 Tim. 2.6. Tit. 2. 14.
even as the
Son of man came not to be 28 1 Pet. 1.19. ministered unto, but to minister, and to give "his life a ransom for many."
e Rom. 5. 15, 19. Heb. 9.28.
108. Christ restoreth sight to Bartimæus. AND they came to Jericho: and as he went out of Jericho with his disciples and a great number of people, blind Bartimæus, the son of Timæus, sat by the highway side begging. And L. 18. hearing the multitude pass by, he asked what it 36 meant. And they told him, that Jesus of Naza- 37 reth passeth by. And he began to cry out, and M. 10. say, Jesus, thou son of David, have mercy on 47 me. And many charged him that he should 48 hold his peace: but he cried the more a great deal, Thou son of David, have mercy on me. And Jesus stood still, and commanded him to 49 be called. And they call the blind man, saying unto him, Be of good comfort, rise; he calleth thee. And he, casting away his garment, rose, 50 and came to Jesus. And Jesus answered and 51 said unto him, "What wilt thou that I should "do unto thee?" The blind man said unto him, M". 20. Lord, that I might receive my sight. So Jesus 34 had compassion, and said unto him, "Receive L. 18.42
2 lord it over them. D.
Christ visiteth Zacchæus.
L.18.43" thy sight: thy faith hath saved thee." And A. D. 33. immediately he received his sight, and followed
him, glorifying God: and all the people, when Acts 4.21. they saw it, gave praise unto God.
And Jesus entered and passed through Jericho. 109. Christ visiteth Zaccheus a publican. Parable of the ten pieces of money.
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AND, behold, there was a man named Zacchæus, which was the chief among the publicans, 3 and he was rich. And he sought to see Jesus who he was; and could not for the press, be4 cause he was little of stature. And he ran before, and climbed up into a sycomore tree to 5 see him for he was to pass that way. And when Jesus came to the place, he looked up, and saw him, and said unto him, "Zacchæus, "make haste, and come down; for to day I 6" must abide at thy house." And he made haste, 7 and came down, and received him joyfully. And when they saw it, they all murmured, saying, That he was gone to be guest with a man that 8 is a sinner. And Zacchæus stood, and said unto the Lord; Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor; and if I have taken any thing from any man 2 by false accusation, I re- Ex. 22.1. 9 store him fourfold. And Jesus said unto him, 3. 2 Sam "This day is salvation come to this house, 10" somuch as he also is a son of Abraham. "the Son of man is come to seek and to “that which was lost."
1 Sam. 12.
for- 12. 6. For Rom. 4. 11, 12, 16. save Gal. 3. 7.
11 And as they heard these things, he added