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Christ's sernion
CHAP. VI.

in the mount. 38 | Ye have heard that it

25 erhorteth not to be hath been said, An eye for an

careful for worldly things : 33 but

lo seek God's kingdom. eye, and a tooth for a tooth.

39 But I say unto you, that ye TAKE heed that ye do not resist not evil : but whosoever your a!ms before men, to be shall smite thee on thy right seen of them: otherwise ye have chicek, turn to him the other also. no reward of your Father which

40 And if any man will sue is in heaven. thee at the law, and take away 2 Therefore, when thou doest thy coat, let him have thy cloak thine alms, do not sound a trum also.

pet before thee, as the hypocrites 41 And whosoever shall compeldo, in the synagogues, and in the thee to go a mile, go with himn streets, that they may have glory twain.

of men. Verily I say unto you, 42 Give to him that asketh | They have their reward. thee, and from him that would 3 But when thou doest alms, borrow of thee, turn not thou let not thy left hand know what away.

thy right hand doeth ; 43 | Ye have heard that it 4 That thine alms may be in hath been said, Thou shalt love secret : and thy Father which thy neighbour, and hate thine seeth in secret, himself shall reenemy :

ward thee openly. 44 But I say unto you, Love

5 And when thou prayest, your enemies, bless them that thou shalt not be as the hypocirse you, do good to them that crites are : for they love to pray hate you, and pray for them standing in the synagogues, and which despitefully use you, and in the corners of the streets, that persecute you;

they may be seen of men. Ver45 That ye may be the children ily I say unto you, They have of your father which is in heav- their reward.: en : for he maketh his sun to 6 But thou, when thou prayest, rise on the evil and on the good, enter into thy closet, and when and sendeth rain on the just and thou hast shut thy door, pray to on the unjust.

thy Father which is in secret ; 46 For if ye love them which and thy Father, which seeth in love you, what reward have ye? | secret, shall reward thee openly. do not even the publicans the 7 But when ye pray, use not

vain repetitions, as the heathen 47 And if ye salute your breth do: for they think that they shall ren only, what do ye more than be heard for their much speaking. others ? do not even the publi 8 Be not ye therefore like unto cans so?

them: for your Father knoweth 48 Be ye therefore perfect, even what things ye have need of beas your Father which is in heav- fore ye ask him. en is perfect.

9 After this manner therefore CHAP. VI.

pray ye : Our Father which art 1 Christ continueth his sermon in the in heaven, Hallowed bethy name. mount, speaking of alms, 5 prayer, 10 Thy kingdom come.

Thy 14 forgiving our brethren, 16 fast

will be done in earth, as it is in ing, 19 where our treasure is to be laid up, 24 of serving God and

heaven.

same?

Of prayer, &c.

S. MATTHEW. Against worldly care. 11 Give us this day our daily 24 No man can serve two bread :

masters : for either he will hate 12 And forgive us our debts, as the one, and love the other ; or we forgive our debtors.

else he will hold to the one, and 13 And lead us not into temp- despisс the other. Ye cannot tation, but deliver us from evil : serve God and mammon. For thine is the kingdom, and 25 Therefore I

say unto you, the power, and the glory, for Take no thought for your life, ever. Amen.

what ye shall eat, or what ye 14 For, if ye forgive men their shall drink ; nor yet for your trespasses, your heavenly Father body, what ye shall put on. Is will also forgive you:

not the life more than meat, and 15 But if ye forgive not men the body than raiment ? their trespasses, neither will your 26 Behold the fowls of the air : Father forgive your trespasses. for they sow not, neither do they

16 4 Moreover, when ye fast, reap, nor gather into barns ; yet be not as the hypocrites, of a sad your heavenly Father feedeth countenance : for they disfigure them. Are ye not much better their faces, that they may appear than they? unto men to fast. "Verily I say 27 Which of you by taking unto you, They have their re- thought can add one cubit unto ward.

his stature ? 17 But thou, when thou fastest, 28 And why take ye thought anoint thine head, and wash thy for raiment ? Consider the lilies

of the field how they grow; they 18 That thou appear not unto toil not, neither do they spin ; men, to fast, but unto thy Father, 29 And yet I say unto you, which is in secret : and thy That even Solomon in all his Father, which seeth in secret, glory was not arrayed like one shall reward thee openly.

of these. 19 Lay not up for yourselves 30 Wherefore, if God so clothe treasures upon earth, where moth the grass of the field, which toand rust doth corrupt, and where day is, and to-morrow is cast into thieves break through and steal : the oven, shall he not much more

20 But lay up for yourselves clothe you, O ye of little faith? treasures in heaven, where nei 31 Therefore take no thought, ther moth nor rust doth corrupt, saying, What shall we eat ? or, and where thieves do not break What shall we drink? or, Wherethrough nor steal.

withal shall we be clothed ? 21 For where your treasure is, 32 (For after all these things there will your heart be also. do the Gentiles seek) for your

22 The light of the body is the heavenly Father knoweth that ye eye : if therefore thine eye be have need of all these things. single, thy whole body shall be 33 But seek ye first the kingfull of light.

dom of God, and his righteous23 But if thine eye be cvil, thy ness, and all these things shall whole body shall be full of dark- be added unto you.

If therefore the light that 34 Take therefore no thought is in thee be darkness, how great for the morrow : for the morrow is that darkness!

shall take thought for the things

face ;

ness.

Christ endeth his

CHAP. VII. scrmon in the mount. of itself. Sufficient unto the day | children, how much more shall is the evil thereof.

your Father which is in heaven CHAP. VII.

give good things to them that

ask him? I Christ ending his sermon in the

12 Therefore all things whatsomount, reproveth rash judgment, 6 forbiddeth to cast holy things to ever ye would that men should dogs, 7 exhorteth to prayer, 13 to do to you, do ye even so to them: enter in at the strait gate, 15 to

for this is the law and the prophberoare of false prophets, 21 not to be hearers, but doers of the word :

ets. 2 like houses builded on a rock, 26 13 | Enter ye in at the strait and not on the sand.

gate ; for wide is the gate, and JUDGE not, that ye be not broad is the way, that leadeth to judged.

destruction, and many there be 2 For with what judgment ye which go in thercat : judge, ye shall be judged: and 14 Because, strait is the gate, with what measure ye mete, it and narrow is the way, which shall be measured to you again. leadeth unto life, and few there

3 And why beholdest thou the be that find it. note that is in thy brother's eye, 15 9 Beware of false prophets, but considerest not the beam that which come to you in sheep's is in thine own eye?

clothing, but inwardly they are 4 Or how wilt thou say to thy ravening wolves. brother, Let me pull out the mote 16 Ye shall know them by out of thine eye; and behold, a their fruits : Do men gather beam is in thine own eye ? grapes of thorns, or figs of this5 Thou hypocrite, first cast out tles? the beam out of thine own eye ; 17 Even so every good treeand then shalt thou see clearly bringeth forth good fruit; but a to cast out the mote out of thy corrupt tree bringeth forth evil brother's eye.

fruit. 6 Give not that which is holy 18 A good tree cannot bring unto the dogs, neither cast ye forth evil fruit, neither can a your pearls before swine, lest corrupt tree bring forth good they trample them under their fruit. feet, and turn again and rend you. 19 Every tree that bringeth not

7 I Ask, and it shall be given orth good fruit is hewn down, you ; seek, and ye shall find; and cast into the fire. knock, and it shall be opened 20 Wherefore, by their fruits unto you:

ye shall know them. 8 For every one that asketh, 21 Not every one that saith receiveth ; and he that seeketh, unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter findeth ; and to him that knock- into the kingdom of heaven; but eth, it shall be opened.

he that doeth the will of my 9 Or what man is there of you, Father which is in heaven. whom if his son ask bread, will 22 Many will say to mo in that he give him a stone ?

day, Lord, Lord, have we not 10 Or if he ask a fish, will he prophesied in thy name ? and in give him a serpent ?

thy name have cast out devils ? 11 If ye then being evil know and in thy name done many wonhow to give good gifts unto your | derful works ?

The centurion's
S. MATTHEW.

servant hcaled. 23 And then will I profess unto 4 And Jesus saith unto him, them, I never knew you : depart See thou tell no man; but go from me, ye that work iniquity. thy way, shew thyself to the

24 | Therefore, whosoever priest, and offer the gift that heareth these sayings of mine, Moses commanded, for a testiand doeth them, I will liken him

mony unto them. unto a wise man, which built his 5 T And when Jesus was enhouse upon a rock :

tered into Capernaum, there 25 And the rain descended, and came unto him a centurion, bethe floods came, and the winds seeching him, blew, and beat upon that house ; 6 And saying, Lord, bmy serand it fell not: for it was found vant lieth at home sick of the ed upon a rock.

palsy, grievously tormented. 26 And every one that heareth And Jesus saith unto him, I these sayings of mine, and doeth will come and heal him. them not, shall be likened unto 8 The centurion answered and a foolish man, which built his said, Lord, I am not worthy that house upon the sand :

thou shouldest come under my 27 And the rain descended, and roof: but speak the word only, the floods came, and the winds and my servant shall be healed. blew, and beat upon that house ; 9 For I am a man under auand it fell: and great was the thority, having soldiers under me: fall of it.

and I say to this man, Go, and 28 And it came to pass when he goeth; and to another, Come, Jesus had ended these sayings, and he cometh; and to my serthe people were astonished at his vant, Do this, and he doeth it. doctrine.

10 When Jesus heard it, he 29 For he taught them as one marvelled, and said to them that having authority, and not as the followed, Verily I say unto you, scribes.

I have not found so great faith,

no, not in Israel. CHAP. VIII.

11 And I say unto you, That 2 Christ cleanseth the leper, 5 healeth many shall come from the east

the centurion's servant, 14 Peter's and west, and shall sit down with mother-in-law, 16 and many other diseased : 18 shereth how he is to

Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, be followed : 23 stilleth the tempest in the kingdom of heaven: on the sea, 28 driveth the devils out 12 But the children of the of two men possessed, 31 and suf kingdon shall be cast out into fereth them to go into the swine.

outer darkness: there shall be WHEN he was come down weeping and gnashing of teeth.

from the mountain, great 13 And Jesus said unto the multitudes followed him.

centurion, Go thy way; and as 2 And behold, there came a thou hast believed, so be it done leper and worshipped him, say unto thee. And his servant was ing, Lord, if thou wilt, thou canst healed in the self-same hour. make me clean.

14 And when Jesus was come 3 And Jesus put forth his hand, into Peter's house, he saw his and touched him, saying, I will ; wife's mother laid, and sick of a be thou clean. And immediately fever. his leprosy was cleansed. 15 And he touched her hand,

sick;

nesses.

Christ stilleth the tempest, CHAP. IX. and casteth out devils. and the fever left her: and ing, What manner of man is this, she arose, and ministered unto that even the winds and the sea them.

obey him! 16 When the even was come, 28 And when he was coine they brought unto him many that to the other side, into the country were possessed with devils : and of the Gergesenes, there met he cast out the spirits with his him two possessed with devils, word, and healed all that were coming out of the tombs, exceed

ing fierce, so that no man might 17 That it might be fulfilled pass by that way. which was spoken by Esaias the 29 And behold, they cried out, prophet, saying, Himself took our saying, What have we to do with infirmities, and bare our sick- thee, Jesus, thou Son of God?

art thou come hither to torment 18 ( Now when Jesus saw us before the time? great multitudes about him, he 30 And there was a good way gave commandment to depart off from them an herd of many unto the other side.

swine, feeding. 19 And a certain scribe came, 31 So the devils besought him, and said unto him, Master, I will saying, If thou cast us out, suffer follow thee whithersoever thou

us to go away into the herd of goest.

swine. 20 And Jesus saith unto him, 32 And he said unto them, Go. The foxes have holes, and the And when they were come out, birds of the air have nests; but they went into the herd of swine : the Son of man hath not where and behold, the whole herd of to lay his head.

swine ran violently down a steep 21 And another of his disciples place into the sea, and perished said unto him, Lord, suffer me in the waters. first to go and bury my father. 33 And they that kept then,

22 But Jesus said unto him, Aed, and went their ways into Follow me; and let the dead the city, and told every thing ; bury their dead.

and what was befallen to the 23 | And when he was entered possessed of the devils. into a ship, his disciples followed 34 And behold, the whole city him.

came out to meet Jesus: and 24 And behold, there arose a when they saw him, they begreat tempest in the sea, inso- sought him that he would depart much that the ship was covered out of their coasts, with the waves ; but he was asleep.

CHAP. IX. 25 And his disciples came to him, and awoke him, saying,

2 Christ curing one sick of the palsy,

9 calleth Matthew from the receipt Lord, save us : we perish.

of custom, 10 eateth with publicans 26 And he saith unto them, and sinners, 14 defendeth his disci. Why are ye fearful, Oye of little

ples for not fasting, 20 cureth the faith? Then he arose, and re

bloody issue, 23 raiseth from death.

Jairus' daughter, 27 giveth sight buked the winds and the sea; to two blind men, 32 healeth a and there was a great calm.

dumb man possessed of a devil, 27 But the men marvelled, say

36 and hath compassion of the multitude.

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