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Worldly mindedness exposed. LUKE, XIII.

Vigilance inculcated. will I bestow all my fruits and my goods.

A.D. 33. faithful and wise steward,a whom his lord 19 And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou

shall make ruler over his household, to hast much goods laid up for many years ;

al Co.4.2. give them their portion of meat in due take thine ease, eat, drink, and be merry.

6 Ps. 49.18.

season ?

cEc. 11. 9. 20 But God said unto him, Thou fool!

43 Blessedd is that servant, whom his this night B thye soul shall be required 1 Co. 15.32. lord, when he cometh, shall find so doing; of thee: then whose shall those things dverse 37.

44 Of a truth I say unto you, that he be, which thou hast provided ?S

will make him ruler over all that he hath. 21 So is he that layeth up treasure for Bor, do they 45 But and if that servant say in his heart,

require himself, and is not rich' toward God.

thy soul.

My lord delayeth his coming; and shall be 22 And he said unto his disciples, There

eJob20.20.23 gin to beat. the menservants and maidens, fore I say unto you, Takek no thought for

27.8.

and to eat and drink, and to be drunken; your life, what ye shall eat; neither for

Ps. 52.7.

46 The lord of that servant will come the body, what ye shall put on.

Ja. 4.14. in a day when he looketh not for him, and 23 The life is more than meat, and the Ps.39.6. at an hour when he is not aware, and body is more than raiment.

49.16, 17. will y cut him in sunder,' and will appoint 24 Consider the ravens :m for they neither Je. 17.11. him his portion with the unbelievers. sow nor reap; which neither have store- | . Hab.2.9. 47 And that servant whichr knew his house nor barn; and God feedeth them: how yerse 33. lord's will, and prepared not himself,

1 Ti.6.18. much more are ye better than the fowls ?

Ja. 2.5.

neither did according to his will, shall 25 And which of you with taking Mat.22.6.

be beaten with many stripes. thought can add to his stature one cubit ?

k Mat. 6.25,

48 But her that knew not, and did commit 26 If ye then be not able to do that

&c. things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten thing which is least, why take ye thought

with few stripes. For! unto whomsoever cut him

yor, for the rest?

off.

much is given, of him shall be much re27 Consider the lilies, how they grow; 1 Ps.37.9.

quired: and to whom men have committed they toil not, they spin not: and yet

j
94.14. much, of him they

ask the more. say unto you, that Solomon in all his m Job 38.41. 49 I am come to send fire on the earth; glory was not arrayed like one of these. Ps. 147.9. and what will I if it be already kindled ? 28 If then God 80 clothe the grass,

* Ja.4.17. 50 But I have a baptism to be baptized which is to day in the field, and to morrow

o De. 25.2. with; and how am I 8 straitened till it is cast into the oven, how much more

P Ac. 17.30.

be accomplished!

9 Le.5.17. will he clothe you, O ye of little faith?

John 15. 22.

51 Suppose ye that I am come to give 29 And seek not ye what ye shall eat, 1 Ti.1. 13.

peace on earth? I tell you, Nay; but or what ye shall drink, Sneither be ye of

rl Ti.6.20.

rather division: doubtful mind.

sor, pained.

52 For from henceforth there shall bo 30 For all these things do the nations of

five in one house divided, three against

Mat. 10.34. the world seek after : and your Father know

two, and two against three. eth that ye have need of these things.

Šor, live not

53 The fathert shall be divided against 31 Buts rather seek ye the kingdom of

in careful

the son, and the son against the father; the

suspense. God; and allo these things shall be added

mother against the daughter, and the daugh

t Mi. 7.6. unto you.

ter against the mother; the mother in law

u Mat. 6.33. 32 Fear not, little flock, for it is your Ps. 34. 10.

against her daughter in law, and the daughFather's good pleasure to give you the Is.33.16.

ter in law against her mother in law. kingdom.*

Ro.8.31,32.

54 And he said also to the people, 33 Selly that ye have, and give alms : Is. 40.11. When? ye see a cloud rise out of the provide yourselves bags which wax not Jno.10.27,28 west, straightway, ye say, There cometh old, a treasurea in the heavens that fail. * Mat. 25.34. a shower; and so it is. eth not, where no thief approacheth, John 18.36. 55 And when ye see the south wind neither moth corrupteth.

He. 12.28. blow, ye say, There will be heat: and 34 For where your treasure is, there

Ja.2.5. it cometh to pass.

2 Pe. 1.11. will your heart be also.

56 Ye hypocrites! ye can discern the

Re.1.6. 35 Letb. your loins be girded about,

face of the sky, and of the earth: but how

22.5. and your lights burning;

y Mat. 19.21. is it that ye do not discern this time? 36 And ye yourselves like unto men

Ac. 2.45.

57 Yea, and why even ofd yourselves that wait for their lord, when he will 4. 34. judge ye not what is right? return from the wedding; that, when he -Mat. 16.2, 58 Whene thou goest with thine advercometh and knocketh, they may open &c. sary to the magistrate, as thou art ins the unto him immediately.

a Mat. 6. 20.

way, give diligence that thou mayest be 37 Blessed I are those servants, whom the

1 Ti.6. 19. delivered from him ; lest he hale thee to lord, when he cometh, shall find watching :

6 Ep.6.14.
1

the judge, and the judge deliver thee to the verily, I say unto you, that he shall gird Mat.25.1,13 officer, and the officer cast thee into prison. himself, and make them to sit down to 11Co.11,14 till thou hast paid the very n last mite. meat, and will come forth and serve them.

38 And if he shall come in the second Is.55.6. watch, or come in the third watch, and n See Mar. THERE were present at that season find them so, blessed are those servants.

12.42. some that told him of thek Galilæans, 39. And this know, that if the goodman Mat. 24. 46, whose blood Pilate had mingled i with of the house had known what hour the

&c. their sacrifices. thiefk would come, he would have watch

h Ac.5.37.
i La.2.20.

2 And Jesus answering said unto them, ed, and not have suffered his house to be

kl Th. 5.2.

Suppose ye that these Galilæans were broken through.

2 Pe. 3.10.

sinners above all the Galilæans, because 40 Be ye therefore ready? also : for the Re.3.3. they

suffered such things ? Son of inan cometh at an hour when ye 16.15. 3' I tell you, Nay: but except ye rethink not.

Ich. 21.34,36 pent,m ye shall all likewise perish. 41 Then Peter said unto him, Lord,

m Ac.3.19.

4 Or those eighteen, upon whom the speakest thou this parable unto us, or Re.2.21,22. tower in Siloam fell, and slew them, think even to all ?

Oor, debtors.

ye that they were 6 sinners above all men 42 And the Lord said, Who then is that

that dwelt in Jerusalem ?

r

The fruitless fig tree.

LUKE, XIV.

Christ's message to Herod. 5 I tell you, Nay: but except ye re

A.D. 33. 27 But hea shall say, I tell you, I know pent, ye shall all likewise perish.

you not whence ye are ; depart from me 6 He spake also this parable: Ab cer- a Mat. 7. 22, all ye workers of iniquity. tain man had a fig tree planted in his

23. 28 Thered shall be weeping and gnashvineyard; and he came and sought fruite 0 18.5.1, &c. and Isaac, and Jacob, and all the pro

25.12, 41. ing of teeth, when ye shall see Abraham, thereon, and found none.

Mat.21.19. 7 Then said he unto the dresser of his

cPs. 6.8.

phets, in the kingdom of God, and you vineyard, Behold, these, three years I

101.8.

yourselves thrust out. come seeking fruit on this fig tree, and

d Mat.8.12.

29 And they shall come from the east, find none: cut it down ;9 why cumbereth

13. 42.

and from the west, and from the north, it the ground?

24.51. and from the south, and shall sit down in 8 And he answering said unto him, e John 15.16. the kingdom of God. Lord, let it alonel this year also, till I Ga.5.22. 30 And, behold, there i are last which shall 'dig about it, and dung it:

Phi. 4. 17. shall be first, and there are first which 9 And if it bear fruit, well: and if not, Re. 7.9, 10. shall be last. then after that thouk shalt cut it down. g Ex. 32.10. 31 The same day there came certain of 10 And he was teaching in one of the "Ps.108.23. the Pharisees, saying unto him, Get thee

2 Pe.3.9. synagogues on the sabbath.

i Mat. 19. 30. kill thee.

out, and depart hence: for Herod will 11 And, behold, there was a woman

k John 15.2. which had a spirit of infirmity' eighteen

He. 6.8.

32 And he said unto them, Go ye, and years, and was bowed together, and could

1 Ps. 6.2.

tell that fox,m Behold, I cast out devils, in no wise lift up herself.

m Zep.3.3.

and I do cures to day and to morrow, and 12 And when Jesus saw her, he called - He.2.10. the third day I shall be perfected.” her to him, and said unto her, Woman, Joel 3.10. 33 Nevertheless, I must walk to day, thouo art loosed from thine infirmity. p Mar. 16. 18. and to morrow, and the day following:

13 And her laid his hands on her : and Ac. 9. 17. for it cannot be that a prophet perish out immediately she was made straight, and ( Mat. 23.37. of Jerusalem. glorified God.

r chap. 6.7. 34 O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, which 14 And the ruler of the synagogue an- 14.3. killest the prophets, and stonest them swered with indignation, because that Mat. 12. 10. that are sent unto thee; how often would Jesus had healed on the sabbath day,

Mar. 3.2. I have gathered thy children together, as

John 5.16. and said unto the people, Theres are six

a ben doth gather her brood under her

8 Ex. 20.9. days in which men ought to work: in

wings, and ye would not! them therefore come and be healed, and Le.26.31, 32 35 Behold, your house is left unto

Ps. 69.25. not on the sabbath day.

you desolate: and verily I say unto you,

Is.1.7. 15 The Lord then answered him, and

Ye shall not see me, until the time come

5.5,6. said, Thou hypocrite!“ doth not each one

Da.9.27.

when ye shall say, Blessed w is he that of you on the sabbath loose his ox or his Mi.3.12.

cometh in the name of the Lord. ass from the stall, and lead him away to w chap, 12.1. AND it came to pass, as he went into

CHAPTER XIV. watering ?

Pr. 11.9. 16 And ought not this woman, being a Mat.7.5. the house of one of the chief Pharisees, to daughter- of Abraham, whom Satan hath 23.13, 28. eat bread on the sabbath day, that they bound, lo, these eighteen years, be loosed v chap. 14.5. watched y him. from this bond on the sabbath day?

w chap.19.38. 2 And, behold, there was a certain man 17. And when he had said these things, John 12. 13. before him, which had the dropsy. all his adversaries were ashamed :: and chap. 19.9. 3 And Jesus, answering, spake unto all the people rejoiced for all the glori- y Ps. 37.32. the lawyers and Pharisees, saying, Isb it ous a things that were done by him.

Is. 29.20,21. lawful to heal on the sabbath day? 18 Then said he, Untoe what is the Je.20.10,11. 4 And they held their peace. And he kingdom of God 'like? and whereunto Is. 45. 24. took him, and healed him, and let him go; shall I resemble it?

1 Pe. 3. 16.

5 And answered them, saying, a Which 19 It is like a grain of mustard seed, a Ex. 15. 11. of you shall have an ass or an ox fallen

Ps. 111.3. which a man took and cast into his gar

into a pit, and will not straightway pull

Is. 4.2. den; and it grew, and waxed a great

him out on the sabbath day ? tree; and the fowls of the air lodged in

bchap. 13.14.

6 And they could not answer him again the branches of it.

c Mat.13.31. to these things.

Mar. 4.30, 20 And again he said, Whereunto shall

&c.

7. And he put forth a parable to those I liken the kingdom of God?

which were bidden, when he marked how 21 It is like leaven, which a woman

d chap.13.15.
B See on

they chose out the chief rooms; saying took and hid in three B measures of meal,

Mat. 13.33. unto them, till the whole was leavened.

8 When thoue art bidden of any man to

e Pr. 25.6,7. 22 And he went through the cities and

a wedding, sit not down in the highest

Mat.7.13. villages, teaching, and journeying toward

room; lest a more honourable man than

y John 7.31. Jerusalem.

thou be bidden of him; 23 Then said one unto him, Lord, are

9 And he that bade thee and him come

Ro.9.31. there few that be saved? And he said

h Ps. 32.6.

and say to thee, Give this man place; unto them,

Is. 55.6.

and thou begin with shame to take the 24 Strives to enter in at the strait gate:

lowest room.

i Mat. 25. 10. for many, I say unto you, will seek to

10 But when thou art bidden, go and

k chap. 6.46. enter in, and shall not be able.

sit down in the lowest room; that when 25 When onceh the master of the house ?chap, 18.14. he that bade thee cometh, he may say is risen up, and hath shuti to the door, and

1 Sa. 15.17. unto thee, Friend, go up higher: then

Job 22.29. ye begin to stand without, and to knock

shalt thou have worship in the presence

Ps. 18. 27. at the door, saying, Lord, Lord, open Pr. 15.33.

of them that sit at meat with thee. unto us; and he shall answer and say unto 29. 23.

11 For whosoever' exalteth himself shall you, I know you not whence ye are :

Mat.23.12. be abased; and he that humbleth himself 26 Then shall ye begin to say, We have Ja. 4.6. shall be exalted. caten and drunk in thy presence, and thou

1 Pe.5.5. 12 Then said he also to him that bade hast taught in our streets.

| him, When thou makest a dinner or a

8.21.

penny, and

sons:

Parable of the Marriage Supper : LUKE, XV. and of the repentant Prodigal. supper, call not thy friends, nor thy bre- A.D. 33. for the dunghill; but mena cast it out. He thren, neither thy kinsmen, nor thy rich •

that hath ears to hear, let him hear.

a John 15.6. neighbours; lest they also bid thee again,

CHAPTER XV. and a recompence be made thee.

0 Pr. 22. 16." THEN drew near unto him all the 13 But when thou makest a feast, call c Mat. 9.10, publicans and sinners for to hear him. the poor, ge the maimed, the lame, the blind :

&c. 2 And the Pharisees and scribes mur14 And thou shalt be blessed; for they d Ac. 11.3. mured, saying, This man receiveth sincannot recompense thee: for thou shalt 100.5.9..11. ners, and eateth" with them.

Ga. 2.12. be recompensed at the resurrection of the

3 And he spake this parable unto them, just.

e Ne.8.10,12. saying, 15 And when one of them that sat at Mat. 18.12. 4 What many of you, having an hun. meat with him heard these things, he said 9 Re. 19.9. dred sheep, if he lose one of them, doth unto him, Blessede is he that shall eat A Mat. 22.2, not leave the ninety and nine in the wil. bread in the kingdom of God.

&c. derness, and go after that which is lost, 16 Then said he unto him, All certain i Is. 25.6,7. | until he find it? man made a great supper, i and bade many: k Pr. 9. 2,5.

5 And when he hath found it, he lay17 And sent his servant at supper time Ca. 5.1. eth it on his shoulders, rejoicing. to say to them that were bidden, Come; Is.55.1, 2. 6 And when he cometh home, he callfor alll things are now ready.

? Ps.119. 176. eth together his friends and neighbours, 18 And they all with one consent began 1 Pe.2.25. saying unto them, Rejoice with me; for to make excuse. The firstm said unto mchap.8.14. I have found my sheep' which was lost. him, I have bought a piece of ground, - chap. 5.82. be in heaven over one sinner that repent

7. I say unto you, that likewise joy shall and I must needs go and see it: I pray thee have me excused.

B Drachma,

eth, more than over ninety and nine just

here trans19 And another said, I have bought

lated a piece persons, which need” no repentance. five yoke of oxen, and I go to prove

of silver, is 8 Either what woman having ten ß piethem: I pray thee have me excused.

the eighth ces of silver, if she lose one piece, doth 20 And another said, I have married o part of an not light a candle, and sweep the house, a wife, and therefore I cannot come.

ounce, and seek diligently till she find it? 21 So that servant came, and shewed his

which com

9 And when she hath found it, she calllord these things. Then the master of the eth to seven eth her friends and her neighbours toge

pence

halfhouse, being angry,” said to his servant, Go

ther, saying, Rejoice with me; for I have out quickly into the streets" and lanes of

is equal to

found the piece which I had lost. the city, and bring in hither the poor,' and

the Roman

10 Likewise, I say unto you, thereg is the maimed, and the halt, and the blind. penny. See joy in the presence of the angels of God

22 And the servant said, Lord, it is done Mat. 18.28. over one sinner that repenteth. as thou hast commanded, and yetu there

11 And he said, A certain man had two

overse 26. is room.

1 Co.7.33. 23 And the lord said unto the servant, | » Ps. 2. 12. 12 And the younger of them said to Go out into the highways and hedges, a Eze. 18. 23, his father, Father, give me the portion of and compelw them to come in, that my

32. goods that falleth to me. And he divided house may be filled.

33. 11. unto them his living." 24 For I say unto you, That none* of

Ac. 11. 18. 13 And not many days after, the younger those men which were bidden shall taste

Phile.15,16.

son gathered all together, and took his of my supper:

"Re. 22. 17. journey into a far country, and there 25° And there went great multitudes $1 Sa. 2. 8. wasted his substance with riotous living. with him: and he turned, and said unto

Ps. 113.7,8. 14 And when he had spent all, there them,

t Ps. 38.7. arose a mighty faminey in that land; 26 If any man come to me, and hate not Is. 33. 23. and he began to be in want. his father, and mother, and wife, and child

35.6.

15 And he went and joined himself to

wPs. 103.6. ren, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his

a citizen of that country;, and he sent

130.7. own lifea also, he cannot be my disciple.

v Mar. 12. 44.

him into his fields to feed swine. 27 And whosoeverb doth not bear his

w Ps. 110.3.

16 And he would fain have filled his cross, and come after me, cannot be my +Pr.1. 24. belly with the huskso that the swined did disciple.

Mat. 21. 43. eat: and no man gave unto him. 28 For which of you, intending to He. 12.25. 17 And when he came to himself, he build a tower, sitteth not down first, and y Am.8.11,12. said, How many hired servants of my counteth the cost, whether he have suffi- 3 De. 33.9.

father's have bread enough and to spare, cient to finish it ?

Mat. 10.37.

and I perish with hunger! 29 Lest haply, after he hath laid the

a Ac. 20. 24.

18 It will arise and go to my father, foundation, and is not able to finish it,

Re. 12. 11.

and will say unto him, Father, I have all that behold it begin to mock him, 30 Saying, This man began to build, chap. 9. 23. singed against heaven, and before thee,

Mat. 16. 24.

19 And am no more worthy to be called and was not able to finish.

Mar. 8. 34. thy son: make me as one of thy hired 31 Or what king, going to make war 2 Ti.3.12. servants. against another king, sitteth not down cIs. 44. 20. 20 And he arose, and came to his father, first, and consulteth? whether he be able Ho. 12.1. But when he was yet a great way? off, his with ten thousand to meet him that com- d Ps. 73. 22. father saw him, and had compassion, and eth against him with twenty thousand ? e Pr. 24. 27. and fell on his neck, and kissed him.

32 Or else, while the other is yet a Ps. 32.5. 21 And the son said unto him, Father, great way off, he sendeth an ambassage, He.6.11. I have sinned against heaven, and in and desireth conditions of peace.

h Ac. 2.39. 33 So likewise, whosoever he be of you

thy sight, and am no more worthy to be Ep. 2.13,17. called thy son.

i Pr. 20, 18. that forsaketh not all? that he hath, he

Ps. 51.4.

22 But the father said to his servants, cannot be my disciple.

1 Phi.3.7,8. Bringm forth the best robe, and put it on 34 Salt" is good : but if the salt have m Zec.3.3..5. him; and put a ring on his hand, and lost his savour, wherewith shall it be n Mat. 5. 13. shoes on his feet: seasoned ?

Mar. 9.50. 35 It is neither fit for the land, nor yet

23 And bring hither the fatted calf,

and kill it; and let us eat, and be merry:

ran,

a

The unjust steward.

LUKE, XVII.

The rich man and Lazaris. 24 For@ this my son was dead, and is A. D. 33. and despise the other. Ye cannot serve alive again; he wasd lost, and is found.

God and mammon. And they began to be merry.

a verse 32. 14 And the Pharisees also, whoe were 25 Now his elder son was in the field : 6 Ep.2.1. covetous,, heard all these things: and and as he came and drew nigh to the 5. 14.

they derided him.

Re. 3. 1. house, he heard music and dancing. I

15 And he said unto them, Ye are they 26 And he called one of the servants,

c Ro.6.11, 13.

which justify yourselves e before men;

dch. 19. 10. and asked what these things meant.

Eze.34.4,16

but Godh knoweth your hearts : for that 27 And he said unto him, Thy brother e Mat. 23.14. which is highly esteemedi among men, is come; and thy father hath killed the Ps. 30.11. is abomination in the sight of God. fatted calf, because he hath received him 126.1, 2,

16 Thek law and the prophets were until safe and sound.

gch. 10.29. John: since that time the kingdom of God 28 And he was angry,' and would not k Ps.7.9. is preached, and every man presseth into it. go in : therefore came his father out, and

Je. 17.10. 17 Andm it is easier for heaven and earth

i Pr. 16.5. entreated him.

to pass, than one tittle of the law to fail. 29 And he, answering, said to his father, Mat. 11. 12, and marrieth another, committeth adul.

Mal. 3. 15.

18 Whosoever» putteth away his wife Lo, these many years do I° serve thee, neither transgressed » I at any time thy 1 Jon. 4.1..3. tery: and whosoever marrieth her that commandment; and yet thou never gav- Ro. 10. 19. is put away from her husband, commitest me a kid, that I might make merry m Ps. 102.26. teth adultery. with my friends :

Is. 40.8. 19 There was a certain rich man, which 30 But as soon as this thy son was

51.6. was clothed in purple and fine linen,

n Mat. 5.32. come, which hath devoured thy living

and fared sumptuously every day:

1Co.7.10,11 with harlots, thou hast killed for him

20 And there was certain beggar the fatted calf.

ochap. 18.11.
Is. 65.5.

named Lazarus, which was laid at his 31 And he said unto him, Son, thou art 2 Phi.3.6. gate, full of sores, ever! with me, and all that I have is thine. Ro.9.4. 21 And desiring to be fed with the crumbs 32 It was meets that we should make 11.1.

which fell from the rich man's table: moremerry, and be glad :: fort this thy bro- Jon.4.10,11. over the dogs came and licked his sores. ther was dead, and is alive again ; and Ps. 51. 8. 22 And it came to pass, that the beg. was lost, and is found.

Ls. 35.10.

gar died, and was carried by the angels

t verse 24. CHAPTER XVI.

into Abraham's bosom : the rich man AND he said also unto his disciples,

u Mat. 8. 11.
v Pr. 14. 32.

also died, and was buried; There was a certain rich man, which had w Re. 14.10,11

23 Andu in hell he lift up his eyes, a steward; and the same was accused ch. 12.422 being in torments, and seeth Abraham unto him that he had wasted his goods. 1 Co. 4.2. afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom.

2 And he called him, and said unto 1 Ti. 4. 14. 24 And he cried and said, Father Abrahim, How is it that I hear this of thee? 1 Pe. 4.10. ham, have mercy on me, and send Lazagive an account of thy stewardship ;* Zec. 14.12. rus, that he may dip the tip of his finger for thou mayest be no longer steward.

z Is. 66.24.

in water, and cool my tongue;y for I am 3 Then the steward said within him- Mar.9.14,&c tormented in this flame.

a chap. 6. 24. self, What shall I do? for my lord taketh

Job 21. 13.

25 But Abraham said, Son, remember away from me the stewardship: I can- Ps.73.12..19 that thou in thy lifetimea receivedst thy not dig; to beg I am ashamed.

6 Eze. 28.24. good things, and likewise Lazarus evil 4 I am resolved what to do, that, when

things : but now he is comforted, and

B The word I am put out of the stewardship, they

thou art tormented.

Batos in may receive me into their houses.

the origi.

26 And beside all this, between us and 5 So he called every one of his lord's

nal con

you there is a great gulf fixed : so that debtors unto him, and said unto the first, taineth they which would pass from hence to How much owest thou unto my lord ?

nine gal

you cannot; neither can they pass to 6 And he said, An hundred ß measures

lons threo

us, that would come from thence. of oil. And he said unto him, Take thy bill, quarts. 27 Then he said, I pray thee therefore, and sit down quickly, and write fifty.

See Eze. 45. father, that thou wouldest send him to

10..14. 7 Then said he to another, And how

my father's house: much owest thou ? And he said, An The word 28 For I have five brethren; that he

here interhundred y measures of wheat. And he

preted a

may testify unto them, lest they also said unto him, Take thy bill, and write

come into this place of torment.

measure, fourscore.

in the ori.

29 Abraham saith unto him, They have 8 And the lord commended the unjust ginal con- Moses and the prophets; let them hear them. steward, because he had done wisely: for taineth 30 And he said, Nay, father Abraham: the children of this world are in their ge- about 14 but if one went unto them from the dead, neration wiser than thed children of light.

bushels and they will repent. 9 And I say unto you, Makes to your

a pottle. 31 And he said unto him, Ife they hear selves friends of the mammon of unright- cIs. 34. 16. not Moses and the prophets, neither will g eousness; that, when ye fail, they may Jno.5.39. they be persuaded, though one rose from receive you into everlasting habitations.

dJno. 12.36. the dead. 10 Hon that is faithful in that which is Ep.5.8.

CHAPTER XVII. least, is faithful also in much: and he +2 Co.4.3. THEN said he unto the disciples, It is that is unjust in the least, is unjust also 1 Ti.6.18,19 impossible but that offences will come: but in much.

woe unto him through whom they come! 11 If therefore ye have not been faithful

8 or, riches,

2 It were better for him that a millin the unrighteous 8 mammon, who will no:12,10,11 stone were hanged about his neck, and commit to your trust the true riches?

h Mat.25.21, he cast into the sea, than that he should 12 And if ye have not been faithful in i Mat. 18.6,7. offend one of these little ones. that which is another man's, who shall Mar. 9.42.

3 Take heed to yourselves : If thy brogive you that which is your own?

k Le. 19. 17. ther trespass against thee, rebukek" him; 13 Nol servant can serve two masters : 1 Jos. 24. 15. and if he repent, forgive him. for either he will hate the one, and love

Mat. 6. 24. 4 And if he trespass against thee seven the other: or else he will hold to the one,

times in a day, and seven times in a day

6

com

Progress of Christ's kingdom. LUKE, XVIII.

Parable of the unjust judge. turn again to thee, saying, I repent; A. D. 33. 29 But the same day that Lot went out! thou shalt forgive him.

of Sodom, it rained fire and brimstone 5 And the apostles said unto the Lord, a Mat. 6. 12, from heaven, and destroyed them all. Increase our faith.

14. 30 Even thus shall it be in the day 6 And the Lord said, Ifd ye had faith

Col.3.13. when the Son of man is revealed. as a grain of mustard seed, ye might say

6 Ge.19.23,24 31 In that day, he which shall be upou unto this sycamine tree, Be thou plucked a Mat. 17.20

. lete him not come down to take it away cHe. 12.2.

the housetop, and his stuff in the house, up by the root, and be thou planted in

21. 21. the sea, and it should obey you.

Mar.9. 23.

and he that is in the field, let him like7 But which of you, having a servant 11.23.

wise not return back. plowing, or feeding cattle, will say unto 2 Th.1.7. 32 Remember Lot's wife. him by and by, when he is come from Ge. 19.26. 33 Whosoeverg shall seek to save his the field, Go, and sit down to meat ? gchap.9.24. life shall lose it; and whosoever shall 8 And will not rather say unto him, Make

Mat. 16.25. lose his life shall preserve it.

Mar. 8.35. ready wherewith I may sup, and gird thy

34 I tell you, in that night thereh shall

. 25. self, and serve me, till I have eaten and drunk. Mat. 24. 40, be two men in one bed; the one shall be en; and afterward thou shalt eat and drink ?

41. taken, and the other shall be left. 9 Doth he thank that servant because

35 Two women shall be grinding together;

B Verse 36th he did the things that were commanded

is wanting

the one shall be taken, and the other left. him? I trow not.

in most

36 Two men shall be in the field; the 10 So likewise ye, when ye shall have Gr. copies. one shall be taken, and the other left. done all those things which are

i Job 22.3.

37 And they answered and said unto manded you, say, We arei unprofitable 35.7. him, Where, Lord ? And he said unto servants : we have done that which was Ps. 16. 2,3. them, Wheresoever the body is,k thither our duty to do.

Is. 64. 6. will the eagles be gathered together. 11 And it came to pass, as he went

Ro.11.35.

CHAPTER XVIII. to Jerusalem, that he passed through

1Co.9.16,17 AND he spake a parable unto them

k Job 39.30. the midst of Samaria? and Galilee.

to this end, that men ought m always to

Mat. 24. 28. 12 And as he entered into a certain ch.9.51,52. pray, and not to faint; village, there met him ten men that were

Jno. 4. 4.

2 Saying, There was yin a city a judge, lepers, which stood afar" off:

mchap. 11.8. which feared not God, neither regarded 13 And they lifted up their voices, and 21.36. man: said, Jesus, Master, have mercy on us. Ps. 65.2. 3 And there was a widow in that city; 14 And when he

saw them, he said 102.17. and she came unto him, saying, Avenge unto them, Go shew' yourselves unto

Ro.12.12. me of mine adversary. the priests. And it came to pass, that,

Ep. 6. 18.

4 And he would not for a while: but af.

Phi. 4. 6. asp they went, they were cleansed.

terward he said within himself, Though

n Le. 13.46. 15 And one of them, when he saw that

I fear not God, nor regard man; he was healed, turned back, and with a vin a cer. 5 Yet because this widow troubleth me,

tain city. loud voice glorified! God,

I will avenge her, lest by her continual 16 And fell down on his face at his feet,

ochap.5. 14. coming she weary me.

Le. 13.2. giving him thanks: and he was ar Samaritan.

14.3.

6 And the Lord said, Hear what the 17 And Jesus answering said, Were there

Mat. 8.4.

unjust judge saith. not ten cleansed ? but where are the nine?

P2 Ki.5. 14.

And shall not God avenget his own 18 There are not found that returned

Is. 65. 24. elect, which cry day and night unto him, to give glory to God, save this stranger. 9 Ps. 30.1, 2. though he bear long with them?

19 And he said unto him, Arise, go thy rJno.4.39..42 8 I tell you that he will avenge them way: thyu faith hath made thee whole. • Ps. 106.13. speedily." "Nevertheless,, when, the Son 20 And when he was demanded of + Re. 6. 10.

of man cometh, shallw he find faith on the Pharisees, when the kingdom of God - Mat.9.22. the earth ?

+ Ps. 46.5. should come, he answered them and

9 And he spake this parable unto, cer.

He. 10.37. said, The kingdom of God cometh not

2 Pe. 3. 8,9.

tain which* trusted in themselves § that 8 with observation:

20 Mat. 24. 12: | they were righteous, and despised others : 21 Neither shall they say, Lo here!

10 Two men went up into the temple or, lo there! for, behold, they kingdom

dor, with
outward

to pray; the one a Pharisee, and the of God is n within you.

show.

other

a publican. 22 And he said unto the disciples,

11 The Pharisee stood and prayed thus The days will come, when ye shall de chap.10.29. with himself: God, I thank thee that I sire to see one of the days of the Son of Sop, as being am nota as other men are, extortioners, man, and ye shall not see it.

righteous.

unjust, adulterers, or even as this pube 23' And they shall say to you, See Ro. 14. 17.

lican: here; or, see there : go not after them, nor, among 12 I fast twice in the week, I give nor follow them.

you.

tithes of all that I possess.

John 1. 26. 24 For as the lightning, that lighteneth

z Mat. 9. 15.

13 And the publican, standing afar off, out of the one part under heaven, shineth

a Is. 65.5.

would not lift up so much as his eyes unto the other part under heaven; so Re. 3. 17.

unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, shall also the Son of man be in his day. 6 chap. 21.8. saying, God be merciful to me a sinner.

25 Buta first must he suffer many Mat. 24. 23, 14 I tell you, this man went down to things, and be rejected of this generation.

&c. his house justified rather than the other: 26 And as it was in the days of Noe, Mar. 13.21. for every one that exalteth himself shall so shall it be also in the days of the Son

cJe.31.19.

be abased; and he that humbleth himself of man.

d chap. 9.22.

shall be exalted.

Mar. 8. 31. 27 They did eat, they drank, they married

e Ge.7.11, 23.

15 Ando they brought unto him also inwives, they were given in marriage, until fJob 22. 29.

fants, that he would touch them: but when the day that Noe entered into the ark, and Mat.23.12. his disciples saw it, they rebuked them. the flood came, and destroyed them all. g Mat.19. 13. 16 But Jesus called them unto him, and

28 Likewise also as it was in the days of Mar. 10.13, said, Suffer little children to come unto Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, &c. me, and forbid them not: for of such is they sold, they planted, they builded;

the kingdom of God,

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