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28 And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.

29 My Father, which "gave them me, is greater than all; and ono man is able to pluck them out of my

Father's hand. 30 PI and my Father are one.

31 Then the Jews took up stones again to stone him.

32 Jesus answered them, Many good works

1 Mat. xvi. 18: The gates of hell shall not prevail against it. John, vi. 37: All that the Father giveth me, shall come to me; and him that cometh to me, I will in no wise cast out. do. svii. 11, 12: Holy Father, keep through thine own name those whom thou hast given me, that they may be one, as we are,

While I was with them in the world, I kept them in thy name: those that thou gavest me I have kept, and none of them is lost, but the son of perdition. do. xviii. 9: Of them which thou gavest me, have I lost none. Heb. vii. 25: Wherefore he is able also to save them to the uttermost that come unto God by him, seeing he ever liyeth to make intercession for them. 1 Pet. i.5: Who are kept by the power of God through faith unto salvation. JUDE, 1: To them that are sanctified by God the Father, and preserved in Jesus Christ, and called.

m John, xiv. 28 : My Father is greater than I.

"Mar. xi. 27: All things are delivered unto me of my Father. John, xvii. 2, 6, 7,9: As thou hast given bim power over all flesh, that he should give eternal life to as many as thou hast given him. I have manifested thy name unto the men which thou gavest me out of the world: thine they were, and thou gavest them me; and they have kept thy word. They have known that all things whatsoever thou hast given me are of thee. I pray not for the world, but for them which thou hast given me.

• Deut. xxxiii. 3: All his saints are in thy hand. WISD. iii. 1 : The souls of the righteous are in the hand of God, and there shall no torment touch them.

p John, xvii. 11, 22: Holy Father, keep through thine own name those whom thou hast given me; that they may be oné,

The glory which thou gavest me I have given them; that they may be one, even as we are one.

See on Joun, viii. 59.

as we are.

have I showed you from my Father; "for which of those works do ye stone me?

33 The Jews answered him, saying, For a good work we stone thee not; but for blasphemy; and because that thou, being a man, Smakest thyself God.

34 Jesus answered them, 'Is it not written in your law, I said, Ye are gods?

35 If he called them gods, "unto whom the word of God came, and the Scripture cannot be broken;

36 Say ye of him, 'whom the Father hath sanctified, and sent into the world, Thou blas

8 was spoken. Cr. 9 disannulled. Pu. Eccles. iv. 4: Again, I considered all travail, and every right work, that for this a man is envied of his neighbour. s John, v.

18: The Jews sought the more to kill him, because he not only had broken the sabbath, but said also that God was his Father, making himself equal with God.

t See on 1 Cor. viii. 5.

u Rom. xiii. 1: Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers.

Isa. xi. 2, 3: And the spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the LORD; And shall make him of quick understanding in the fear of the Lord: and he shall not judge after the sight of his eyes, neither reprove after the hearing of his ears. 1, 3: Listen, o‘isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far: The Lord hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my said unto me, Thou art my servant, O Israel, in whom I will be glorified. John, vi. 27: Him hath God the Father sealed.

John, iii. 17: For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved. do. v. 36, 37 : But I have greater witness than that of John: for the works which the Father hath given me to finish, the same works that I do, bear witness of me, that the Father hath sent me.

And the Father himself, which hath sent me, hath borne witness of me. do. vi. 57 : The living Father hath sent me. do. viii. 42: 1 proceeded forth and came from God; neither came I of myself, but he sent me.

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phemest; *because I said, I am 'the Son of God?

37 If I do not the works of my Father, believe me not.

38 But if I do, though ye believe not me, believe the works : that ye may know, and believe, bthat the Father is in me, and I in him.

39 Therefore they 'sought again to take him : but he escaped out of their hand,

40 And went away again beyond Jordan into the place dwhere John at first baptized;10 and there he abode.

41 And many resorted unto him, and said, John did no miracle: e but all things that John spake of this man were true.

was wheu he first baptized. Han. * Ver. 30, JOHN, v. 17, 18: But Jesus answered them, My Father worketh hitherto, and I work. Therefore the Jews sought the more to kill him, because he not only had broken the sabbath, but said also that God was his Father, making himself equal with God.

Y LUKE, i. 35: That holy thing which shall be born of thee shall be called the Son of God. John, ix. 35, 37: Jesus heard that they had cast him out; and when he had found him, he said unto him, Dost thou believe on the Son of God? And Jesus said unto him, Thou hast both seen him, and it is he that talketh with thee.

z John, xv. 24: If I had not done among them the works which none other man did, they had not had sin.

a JOHN, v. 36: The words under ver. 36. do. xiv. 10, 11: The Father that dwelleth in me, he doeth the works. Believe me that I am in the Father, and the Father in me: or else be- , lieve me for the very works' sake.

• John, xvii. 21 : That they all may be one; as thou, Father, art in me, and I in thee, that they also may

be one in us. c See on John, vii. 30, and viii. 59.

d John, i. 28: These things were done in Bethabara beyond Jordan, where John was baptizing.

e Mat. ii. 11, 12: I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance; but he that cometh after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, and with fire: Whose fan is in his hand, and he will thoroughly parge his floor, and gather his wheat

42 "And many believed on him there.

CHAP. XI. 1 Christ raiseth Lazarus, four days buried : 45 many Jews believe :

47 the High Priests and Pharisees gather a council against Christ : 49 Caiaphas prophesieth : 54 Jesus hid himself: 55 at the Passover they inquire after him, and lay wait for him.

NOW a certain man was sick, named Lazarus, of Bethany, the town of "Mary and her sister Martha.

2 "(It was that Mary which anointed the Lord with ointment, and wiped' his feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was sick.)

3 Therefore his sisters sent unto him, saying, Lord, behold, he whom thou lovest is sick.

4 When Jesus heard that, he said, This sickness is not unto death, but for the glory of God, that the Son of God might be dglorified thereby.

5 Now Jesus loved Martha, and her sister, 2 and Lazarus.

6 When he had heard therefore that he was sick, he eabode two days still in the same place where he was.

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into the garner; but he will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire. John, iii. 30, &c: He must increase, but I must decrease, &c.

f John, viii. 30: As he spake these words, many believed on him. do. xi. 45: Then many of the Jews which came to Mary, and had seen the things which Jesus did, believed on him.

CIIAP. XI. a Luke, x. 38, 39: A certain woman named Martha received him into her house. And she had a sister called Mary, which also sat at Jesus' feet, and heard his word.

See on MAT. xxvi. 6.

• Ver. 10, Jonn, ix. 3: Neither hath this man sinned, nor his parents: but that the works of God should be made manifest in him,

a Jonn, v. 23: That all men should honour the Son, even as they honour the Father. He that honoureth not the Son, honoureth not the Father which hath sent him.

© John, X, 40,

7 Then after that saith he to his disciples, Let us go into Judæa again.

8 His disciples say unto him, Master, the Jews of late sought to 'stone thee; and goest thou thither sagain?

9 Jesus answered, Are there not twelve hours in the day? hIf any man walk in the day, he stumbleth not, because he seeth the light of this world.

10 But · if a man walk in the night, he stumbleth, because there is no light in him.3

11 These things said he: and after that he saith unto them, Our friend Lazarus k sleepeth; but I go, that I may awake him out of sleep.

12 Then said his disciples, Lord, if he sleep, he shall do well.4

13 Howbeit Jesus spake of his death : but they thought that he had spoken of taking of rest in sleep 3 pot light in it. Pu.

5 of the natural sleep. Ma. Cr. Ud. Gen.

4 recover.

f John, x. 31.

8 Acts, xx. 24: But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the Gospel of the grace of God.

h See on John, ix. 4.

EccLEs. ii. 14: The wise man's eyes are in his head; but the fool walketh in darkness. John, xii. 35: Then Jesus said unto them, Yet a little while is the light with you. Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you: for he that walketh in darkness knoweth not whither he goeth.

k Deut. xxxi. 16: And the LORD said unto Moses, Behold, thou shalt sleep with thy fathers. Dan. xii. 2: And many of them that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt. MAT. ix. 24: The maid is not dead, but sleepeth. Acts, vii. 60: And he [Stephen] kneeled down, and cried with a loud voice, Lord, lay not this sin to their charge. And when he had said this, he fell asleep. 1 Cor. xv. 18, 51: They which are fallen asleep in Christ. Behold, I show you a mystery : We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed.

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