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for ye have taken away the key of knowledge : ye entered not in yourselves, and them that were entering in ye hindered. .

Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites ! because ye build the tombs of the prophets, and garnish the sepulchres of the righteous, and say, If we had been in the days of our fathers, we would not have been partakers with them in the blood of the prophets. Wherefore ye be witnesses unto yourselves, that ye are the children of them which killed the prophets. Fill ye up then the measure of your fathers. Ye serpents, ye generation of vipers, how can ye escape the damnation of hell ? Wherefore, behold, I send unto you prophets, and wise men, and scribes ; and some of them ye shall kill and crucify ; and some of them shall ye scourge in your synagogues, and persecute them from city to city : that upon you may come all the righteous blood shed upon the earth, from the blood of righteous Abel unto the blood of Zacharias, son of Barachias, whom ye slew between the temple and the

altar. Verily I say unto you, All these things S. Mali. xxiii. 13 – shall come upon this generation. S. Luke xi. 39 – 44,

36.

46 - 52.

THE COMFORTER.

Come unto me, all ye that labor and a heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart : and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.

S. Matt. xi. 28 - 30.

Jolin sent two of his disciples, and said, Art thou he that should come ?

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Go and shew John again those things which disciples and said, ye do hear and see : the blind receive their sight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have the gospel preached to them. And blessed is he whosoever shall not be offended in me.

S. Matt. xi. 2, 3, 4

6. S. Luke vii. 22 - 23.

Whence shall we buy bread that these may for the commerciales eat. . They need not depart; give ye them

A great multitude followed. Jesus said unto his disci. ples,

to eat. . How many loaves have ye? go and see.. Bring them hither to me. .

Make the men sit down. . Make them sit Jesus took five bar: down by fifties in a company. . Gather up

the fragments that remain, that nothing be

Jesus took five bar-
ley loaves, and dis-
tributed them..
S. John vi. 2, 5, 10,
11, 12.
S. Matt. xiv. 16, 18.
S. Mark vi. 37, 38.
S. Luke ix. 13, 14.

The multitude be. ing very great, Je. sus called his disciples.

I have compassion on the multitude, because they have now been with me three days, and have nothing to eat ; and if I send them away fasting to their own houses, they will faint by the way: for divers of them came from far.. How many loaves have ye?

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The people came seeking for Jesus,

Verily, verily, I say unto you, ye seek me, not because ye saw the miracles, but because ye did eat of the loaves and were filled. Labor not for the meat that perisheth, but for that meat which endureth unto everlasting life, which the Son of man shall give unto you : for him hath God the Father sealed.. But I said unto you, that ye also have seen me,

and believe not. . Murmur not among yourS. John vi. 24, 26 – selves.

27, 36, 43.

A nobleman be. sought him that he would heal his son.

e Except ye see signs and wonders, ye will - not believe.. Go thy way, thy son liveth.

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Hold thy peace, and come out of him.

Be opened.

Weep not. .
Young man, I say unto thee arise.

There was a man with an unclean spirit. S. Mark i. 23, 25. S. Luke iv. 35. They bring one that was deaf. S. Mark vii. 32, 34. When the Lord saw the mother, he had compassion on her. And he touched the bier. S. Luke vii. 13, 14. Jairus besought Je. sus, for he had one only daughter, and

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Fear not : believe only, and she shall be buy for hen tiad ang made whole. . Why make ye this ado and weep?. Weep not, she is not dead, but s. Luke vii. 41, 42, sleepeth. . Maid, arise.

50, 52, 54.
s. Mark v. 36, 39,
41.
S. Matt. ix. 24.

A Syrophenician

daughter had an

at bis feet.

I am not sent but unto the lost sheep of the woman, whosean house of Israel. . It is not meet to take the unclean spirit, fell children's bread, and cast it to dogs. . Let the children first be filled. .

O woman, great is thy faith ; be it unto thee alguseadmete ehileven as thou wilt. . For this saying go thy way; the devil is gone out of thy daughter.

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S. Mark vii. 25, 26,
27, 28, 29.
S. Matt. xv. 24, 26,

28.

What will ye that I shall do unto you?

Jesus called two
blind men sitting by
the way-side.
S. Matt. xx. 30, 32,
34.
Blind Bartimeus sat
begging.
S. Mark x. 46, 51,

What wilt thou that I should do unto thee ? Go thy way; thy faith hath made thee whole. 62

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Jesus saw a man which had an infirmity.

Wilt thou be made whole? . up thy bed, and walk. .

Behold, thou art made whole : sin no more, S. John v.5, 6, 8, 14. lest a worse thing come unto thee.

They brought to him
a man sick of the
palsy.
The scribes began
to reason.

a man sick of the Son, be of good cheer; thy sins be for

given thee. . What reason ye? . Wherefore think ye evil in your hearts ? For whether is easier, to say, Thy sins be forgiven thee ; or to say, Arise, and walk ? . But that ye may know that the Son of man hath power on earth to forgive sins, I say unto thee, arise,

and take up thy bed, and go thy way into thine S. Luke v. 20, 21, 22 house.

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24.

S. Mark ii. 5, 8-11.

There was a man before him that had the dropsy. Jesus spake unto the Pharisees,

Is it lawful to heal on the sabbath day? . Which of you shall have an ass or an ox fallen

into a pit, and will not straightway pull him S. Luke xiv. 2, 3, 5. out on the sabbath day ?

On another sabbath,
he said to a man
whose right hand
was withered,
He said unto them,

Rise up and stand forth in the midst. .

I will ask you one thing ; is it lawful on the sabbath days to do good or to do evil ? to save life or to destroy it?. What man shall there be among you, that shall have one sheep, and if it fall into a pit on the sabbath day, will he not lay hold on it, and lift it out? How much then is a man better than a sheep ?

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