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in much; and he that is un- || 19 There was a certain rich just in the least, is unjust also man, which was clothed in purin much.

ple, and fine linen, and fared 11 If, therefore, ye have not sumptuously every day : been faithful in the unrighteous 20 And there was a certain mammon, who will commit to || beggar, named Lazarus, which your trust the true riches ? | was laid at his gate, full of

12 And, if ye have not been sores, faithful in that which is another | 21 And desiring to be fed man’s, who shall give you that with the crumbs which fell which is your own ?

from the rich man's table : 13 No servant can serve two moreover, the dogs came, and masters : for either he will hate | licked his sores. the one, and love the other ; || 22 And it came to pass, that or else he will hold to the one, | the beggar died, and was carri. and despise the other. Ye can- ||ed by the angels into Abranot serve God and mammon. ham's bosom : the rich man

14 And the Pharisees also, || also died, and was buried; who were covetous, heard all || 23 And in hell, he lifted up these things : and they derided his eyes, being in torments, him.

and seeth Abraham afar off, 15 And he said unto them, and Lazarus in his bosom. Ye are they which justify your- 24 And he cried, and said, selves before men; but God | Father Abraham, have mercy knoweth your hearts : for that on me ; and send Lazarus, that which is highly esteemed among he may dip the tip of his finger men, is abomination in the sight in water, and cool my tongue ; of God.

for I am tormented in this flame. 16 The law and the prophets 25 But Abraham said, Son, were until John; since that | remember that thou, in thy time, the kingdom of God is life-time, receivedst thy good preached, and every man press- | things, and likewise Lazarus eth into it.

evil things : but now he is 17 And it is easier for heaven comforted, and thou art torand earth to pass, than one tittle mented. of the law to fail.

26 And besides all this, be18 Whosoever putteth away tween us and you, there is a his wife, and marrieth another, || great gulph fixed : so that they, committeth adultery; and who which would pass from hence soever marrieth her that is put | | to you, cannot ; neither' can away from her husband, com- they pass to us, that would come mitteth adultery.

from thence.

27 Then he said, I pray thee, || 5 And the apostles said unto therefore, father, thou wouldest the Lord, Increase our faith. send him to my father's house : || 6 And the Lord said, If ye 28 For I have five brethren ; || had faith as a grain of mustardthat he may testify unto them, seed, ye might say unto this lest they also come into this sycamine-tree, Be thou plucked place of torment.

up by the root, and be thou 29 Abraham saith unto him, planted in the sea; and it should They have Moses, and the pro obey you. phets; let them hear them. 7 But which of you, having a

30 And he said, Nay, father servant ploughing, or feeding Abraham : but if one went un cattle, will say unto him by to them from the dead, they and by, when he is come from will repent.

the field, Go, and sit down to 31 And he said unto him, If | meat ? they hear not Moses, and the 8 And will not rather say unprophets, neither will they be to him, Make ready wherewith persuaded, though one rose || I may sup, and gird thyself, and from the dead.

serve me, till I have eaten and

drunken; and afterward thou CHAP. XVII.

shalt eat and drink?

9 Doth he thank that servant, THE POWER OF FAITH.

because he did the things that THEN said he unto the dis- were commanded him? I trow ciples, It is impossible but that not. offences will come : but woe| 10 So likewise ye, when ye unto him through whom they shall have done all those things come!

which are commanded you, say, 2 It were better for him that We are unprofitable servants : a mill-stone were hanged about we have done that which was his neck, and he cast into the our duty to do. sea, than that he should offend 11 And it came to pass, as he one of these little ones.

went to Jerusalem, that he pass3 Take heed to yourselves : ||ed through the midst of SamaIf thy brother trespass against ria and Galilee. thee, rebuke him; and if he 12 And as he entered into a repent, forgive him.

certain village, there met him 4 And if he trespass against | ten men that were lepers, which thee, seven times in a day, and stood afar off : seven times in a day turn again 13 And they lifted up their to thee, saying, I repent; thou | voices, and said, Jesus, Mas. shalt forgive him,

ter, have mercy on us.

· 14 And, when he saw them, other part under heaven ; So he said unto them, Go shew shall also the Son of man be in yourselves unto the priests. his day. And it came to pass, that, as 25 But first must he suffer they went,'they were cleansed. many things, and be rejected of

15 And one of them, when he this generation. saw that he was healed, turned 26 And as it was in the days back, and with a loud voice glo- of Noe, so shall it be also in the rified God,

| days of the Son of man : 16 And fell down on his face 27 They did eat, they drank, at his feet, giving him thanks : they married wives, they were and he was a Samaritan.

given in marriage, until the day 17 And Jesus answering, said, that Noe entered into the ark ; Were there not ten cleansed ? and the flood came, and destroybut where are the nine ?

ed them all. 18 There are not found that 28 Likewise also, as it was in returned to give glory to God, the days of Lot: they did eat, save this stranger.

they drank, they bought, they 19 And he said unto him, sold, they planted, they build. Arise, go thy way: thy faith ed : hath made thee whole.

29 But the same day that Lot 20 And when he was demand | went out of Sodom, it rained ed of the Pharisees, when the fire and brimstone from heaven, kingdom of God should come, and destroyed them all. he answered them, and said, 30 Even thus shall it be, in The kingdom of God cometh | the day when the Son of man is not with observation.

revealed. 21 Neither shall they say, Lo 31 In that day, he which shall here! or lo there! for, behold, | be upon the house-top, and his the kingdom of God is within stuff in the house, let him not you.

come down to take it away : 22 And he said unto the dis- and he that is in the field, let ciples, The days will come, when him likewise not return back. ye shall desire to see one of the | 32 Remember Lot's wife. days of the Son of man, and ye 33 Whosoever shall seek to shall not see it.

save his life, shall lose it; and 23 And they shall say to you, whosoever shall lose his life, See here! or, See there! go not shall preserve it. after them, nor follow them. 34 I tell you, in that night

24 For as the lightning, that there shall be two men in one lighteneth out of the one part bed; the one shall be taken, under heaven, shineth unto the and the other shall be left.

35 Two women shall be grind. || theless, when the Son of man ing together: the one shall be cometh, shall he find faith on taken, and the other left.

the earth? 36 Two men shall be in the 9 And he spake this parable field : the one shall be taken, unto certain which trusted in and the other left.

themselves that they were righ37 And they answered, and teous, and despised others : said unto him, Where, Lord ? 10 Two men went up into the And he said unto them, Where- temple to pray : the one a Phasoever the body is, thither will risee, and the other a publithe eagles be gathered together.

11 The Pharisee stood and CHAP. XVIII.

prayed thus with himself, God,

I thank thee, that I am not as THE IMPORTUNATE WIDOW.

other men are, extortioners, AND he spake a parable un- | unjust, adulterers, or even as to them to this end, that men | this publican. ought always to pray, and not 12 I fast twice in the week, I to faint :

give tithes of all that I possess. 2 Saying, There was in a city 13 And the publican standing a judge, which feared not God, || afar off, would not lift up so neither regarded man :

much as his eyes unto heaven, 3 And there was a widow in but smote upon his breast, saythat city; and she came unto ing, God be merciful to me a him, saying, Avenge me of sinner. mine adversary.

14 I tell you, this man went 4 And he would not for a || down to his house justified, ra. while : but afterward he said ther than the other: for every within himself, Though I fear one that exalteth himself, shall not God, nor regard man; be abased; and he that hum

5 Yet, because this widow bleth himself, shall be exalted. troubleth me, I will avenge her, 15 And they brought unto lest by her continual coming him also infants, that he would she weary me. .

touch them : but when his dis6 And the Lord said, Hear ciples saw it, they rebuked what the unjust judge saith. them.

7 And shall not God avenge his 16 But Jesus called them unto own elect, which cry day and him, and said, Suffer little chil. night unto him, though he bear || dren to come unto me, and forlong with them?

l! Lid them not: for of such is the 8 I tell you, that he will a. kingdom of God. venge them speedily. Never- || 17 Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive || which are impossible with men, the kingdom of God as a little are possible with God. child, shall in no wise enter 28 Then Peter said, Lo, we therein.

| have left all, and followed thee. 18 And a certain ruler asked 29 And he said unto them, him, saying, Good master, what || Verily I say unto you, There is shall I do to inherit eternal no man that hath left house, or life?

parents, or brethren, or wife, or 19 And Jesus said unto him, children, for the kingdom of Why callest thou me good ? God's sake, none is good, save one, that is, 30 Who shall not receive maGod.

| nifold more in this present time, 20 Thou knowest the com- and in the world to come, life mandments, Do not commit everlasting. adultery, Do not kill, Do not 31 Then he took unto him the steal, Do not bear false witness, twelve, and said unto them, Honour thy father and thy mo- Behold, we go up to Jerusalem, ther.

and all things that are written 21 And he said, All these by the prophets, concerning have I kept from my youth up. the Son of man, shall be accom

22 Now, when Jesus heard || plished. these things, he said unto him, 32 For he shall be delivered Yet lackest thou one thing: unto the Gentiles, and shall be sell all that thou hast, and dis-mocked and spitefully entreattribute unto the poor, and thou ed, and spitted on ; shalt have treasure in heaven ; | 33 And they shall scourge and come, follow me.

him, and put him to death : 23 And when he heard this, and the third day he shall rise he was very sorrowful : for he again. was very rich. .

34 And they understood none 24 And when Jesus saw that of these things ; and this say. he was very sorrowful, he said, ing was hid from them, neither How hardly shall they that have | knew they the things which riches enter into the kingdom | were spoken. of God!

35 And it came to pass, that, 25 For it is easier for a camel as he was come nigh unto Jerito go through a needle's eye, cho, a certain blind man sat by than for a rich man to enter in. || the way-side, begging: to the kingdom of God.

36 And hearing the multitude 26 And they that heard it, || pass by, he asked what it meant. said, Who then can be saved ? 37 And they told him that Je. 27 And he said, The things || sus of Nazareth passeth by.

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