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ple of the City was with her.

And Anno

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Luke vii. 13. when the Lord faw her, he had com- Etat, 31. paffion on her, and faid unto her, weep


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14. not.

And he came and touched the
bier, (and they that bare him stood still)
and he faid, young man, I fay unto thee,
15. Arife. And he that was dead, fat up
and began to fpeak: and he delivered
him to his Mother.

15. And there came a fear on all; and
they glorified God, faying, that a great
prophet is rifen up among us; and that
17. God hath visited his people. And this ru
mour of him went forth throughout all
Judea, and throughout all the region
round about.


Luke vii. 19.



John the Baptift being in prison, fends
to Jefus to enquire who he was.
Jefus does feveral Miracles before
his Meffengers. His difcourfes
concerning John, &c.


row when John had heard in the Luke vii.

N prifon the works of Chrift, *cal 13.



ling unto him two of his difciples, fent ↳ Mat. xi. 20. them unto Jefus, faying, Art thou be 2, 3. that should come, or look we for another? 21. And in that fame hour he cured many of their infirmities, and plagues, and of evil Spirits; and unto many that were 22. blind he gave fight. Then Jefus an- 4, 5, 6, 7, fwering, faid unto them, Go your way, 8,9,10,11.



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And when the meffengers of John 24.
were departed, he began to speak unto
the people concerning John.
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"hold, they which are gorgeously ap-.
"parelled, and live delicately, are in
kings courts. But what went ye out 26.
"for to fee? A prophet? Yea, I fay
unto you, and much more than a pro-
phet. This is he of whom it is writ- 27.
ten, [Malachi iii. 1.] Behold I fend
my messenger before thy face, which
fhall prepare thy way before thee. For 28.
"I fay unto you, among thofe that are
"born of women, there is not a greater
prophet than John the Baptift, but
"he that is leaft in the kingdom of
"God, is greater than he. And from 12. Mat. xi.,
"the days of John the Baptift, until
"now, the kingdom of heaven fuffer-
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And the Lord faid, "Whereunto Mat. xi. "then fhall I liken the men of this ge- 16, 17, 18, "neration? and to what are they like? 19. 32. They are like unto children fitting in the market-place, and calling one to "another, and faying, we liave piped unto you, and ye have not danced: we have mourned to you, and ye 33. "have not wept. For John the Baptift came neither eating bread nor drinking wine, and ye fay he has a devil. The "Son of man is come eating and drinking; and ye fay, Behold, a gluttonous man, and a wine-bibber, a friend "of publicans and finners. But wisdom "is juftified of all her children.



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he had done fo many Miracles for
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"works which were done in you, had Galilee. Etat. 31. "been done in (a) Tyre and Sidon, they Mat. xi. Minift. 2. «would have repented long ago in fack

"cloth and afhes. But I fay unto you, 22.
"it fhall be more tolerable for Tyre
"and Sidon at the day of judgment,
" than for you.

"And thou Capernaum which art 23.
"exalted unto heaven, fhalt be brought
"down to hell: for if the mighty
"works which have been done in thee,
"had been done in Sodom, it would
"have remained until this day. But I 24.
"fay unto you, that it fhall be more
"tolerable for the land of Sodom in
"the day of judgment, than for thee.

At that time Jefus answered and faid, 25. "I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heacc ven and earth, because thou haft hid "these things from the wife and pru"dent, and haft revealed them unto "babes. Even fo Father, for fo it 26. "feemed good in thy fight.

"All things are delivered unto me of 27. my Father, and no man knoweth the "Son but the Father, neither knoweth any man the Father fave the Son, " and he to whomfoever the Son will "reveal him.

"Come unto me all ye that labour 28. "and are heavy laden, and I will give you reft. Take my yoke upon you, 29. "and learn of me, for I am meek and

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"lowly in heart; and ye fhall find reft Anno unto your fouls. For my yoke is tat. 31. "eafie, and my burden is light.


Jefus is entertained in the house of a
Pharifee. His feet anointed by a
woman that had led an ill life.
Difcourfes thereupon.

Luke vii. 36. Fefus] that he would eat with

ND one of the Pharifees defired



him. And he went into the Pharifee's
houfe, and fat down to meat.

And behold a woman in the city,
which was a finner, when she knew that
Jefus fat at meat in the Pharifee's house,
brought an alabafter box of ointment.
38. And itood at his feet behind him weep-
ing, and began to wash his feet with
tears, and did wipe them with the hairs
of her head, and kiffed his feet, and
anointed them with the ointment. Now
when the Pharifee which had bidden
him, faw it, he spake within himself,
faying, This man, if he were a prophet,
would have known who, and what man-
ner of woman this is that toucheth him:
40. for fhe is a finner. And Jefus answer-
ing faid unto him, Simon, I have fome-
what to say unto thee; and he faith,
41. Mafter, fay on. "There was a certain
"creditor which had two debtors: the

one ought him five hundred pence,

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