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Cautions against

S. Luke.

hypocrisy, &c. an innumerable multitude of 10 And whosoever shall people, insomuch that they speak a word against the Son trode one upon another, he be- of man, it shall be forgiven gan to say unto his disciples him ; but unto him that blasfirst of all, Beware ye of the phemeth against the Holy leaven of the Pharisees, which Ghost, it shall not be forgiven. is hypocrisy.

11 And when they bring you 2 For there is nothing cov- unto the synagogues, and unto ered that shall not be reveal- magistrates and powers, take ed; neither hid that shall not ye no thought how or what be known.

thing ye

shall

answer, or what 3 Therefore, whatsoever ye ye shall

say ; have spoken in darkness shall 12 For the Holy Ghost shall be heard in the light; and that teach you in the same hour which ye bave spoken in the what ye ought to say. ear in closets shall be pro

13 f And one of the

compaclaimed upon the house tops.

ny said unto him, Master, 4 And I say unto you, my speak to my brother, that he friends, Be not afraid of them divide the inheritance a with that kill the body, and after that have no more that they

14 And he said unto him,

Man, who made me a judge or 5 But I will forewarn you

a divider over you? whom ye shall fear; Fear him 15 And he said unto them, which, after he hath killed, Take heed, and beware of cohath power to cast into hell; vetousness; for a ‘man's life yea, I say unto you, Fear him. consisteth not in the abun

6 Are not five sparrows sold dance of the things which he for two farthings, and not one possesseth. of them is forgotten before 16 | And he spake a paraGod?

ble b unto them, saying, The ~ But even the very hairs ground of a certain rich man of your head are all numbered. brought forth plentifully: Fear not, therefore; ye are of 17 And he thought within more value than many spar- himself, saying, What shall I

do, because I have no room 8 Also I

say
unto

you,

,Who- where to bestow my fruit's ? soever shall confess me before 18 And he said, This will I men, him shall the Son of man do; I will pull down my barns, also confess before the angels and build greater; and there of God.

will I bestow all fruits and 9 But he that denieth me

my goods. before men, shall be denied

a Inheritance, an estate. before the angels of God.

b Parable. See Matt. xiii. 28.

can do.

rows.

my

Chap. xii.

goods laid

Of anxietij.

Of giving alms, fic. 19 And I will say to my

28 If then God so clothe the soul, Soul, thou hast much grass, which is to-day in the

up

for many years; field, and to-morrow is cast take thine ease, eat, drink, and into the oven;

how much more be merry

will he clothe you, O ye of lit. 20 But God said unto him, tle faith? Thou fool, this night thy soul 29 And seek not ye what ye shall be required of thee; then shall eat, or what ye shall whose shall those things be drink, neither be ye of doubtwhich thou hast provided ?

ful mind.e 21 So is he that layeth up 30 For all these things do treasure for himself, and is not the nations of the world seek rich towards God.

after; and your Father know22 4 And he said unto his eth that ye have need of these disciples, Therefore I say unto things. you, Take no thought c for 31 But rather seek

ye

the your life, what ye shall eat; kingdom of God; and all these neither for the body, what ye things shall be added unto you. shall put on,

32 Fear not little flock; for 23 The life is more than it is your Father's good pleameat, and the body is more sure to give you the kingdom. than raiment.

33 Sell that ye have, and 24 Consider the ravens; for give alms; provide yourselves they neither sow nor reap; bags, f which wax not old, a which neither have storehouse treasure in the heavens that nor barn; and God feedeth faileth not, where no thief

арthem; how much more are ye proacheth, neither moth corbetter than the fowls ?

rupteth. 25 And which of you, with 34 For where your treasure taking thought, can add to his is, there will your heart be stature one cubit ?d

also. 26 If ye then be not able to 35 Let your loins be girded do that thing which is least, about, and your lights burning; why take ye thought for the 36 And ye yourselves like rest?

unto men that wait for their 27 Consider the lilies how lord, when he will return from they grow; they toil not, they the wedding; that, when he spin not; and yet I say unto cometh & knocketh, they may you, That Solomon in all his open unto him immediately. glory was not arrayed like one 37 Blessed are those serof these.

e Neither be ye' of doubtful mind. Take no thought, be not anxious. Neither distrust the providence of d Can add to his stature one cubit? God, Can add to his life a single day? f Bags, purses.

The faithful and S. Luke.

wise steward. vants, whom the lord, when he hour when he is not aware, cometh, shall find watching; and will cut him in sunder, verily I say unto you, That he and will appoint him his porshall gird' himself, and make tion with the unbelievers. them to sit down to meat, and 47 And that servant which will come forth and serve them. knew his lord's will, and pre

38 And if he shall come in pared not himself, neither did the second watch, or come in according to his will, shall be the third watch, and find them beaten with many stripes. so, blessed are those servants. 48 But he that knew not,

39 And this know, that if and did commit things worthy the good man of the house had of stripes, shall be beaten with known what hour the thief few stripes. For unto whomwould come he would have soever much is given, of him watched, and not have suffered shall be much required; and his house to be broken through. to whom men have committed

40 Be ye, therefore, ready much, of him they will ask the also ; for the Son of man com- more. eth at an hour when ye think 49 Iam come to send fire not.

on the earth; and what will 41 | Then Peter said unto I if it be already kindled? him, Lord, speakest thou this 50 But I have a baptism to parable unto us, or even to all be baptized with ;g and how

42 And the Lord said, Who am I straitened till it be acthen is that faithful and wise complished !h steward, whom his lord shall

51 Suppose ye that I am make ruler over his household, come to give peace on earth ? to give them their portion of I tell you, Nay; but rather meat in due season ?

division : 43 Blessed is that servant,

52 For from henceforth whom his lord, when he comé there shall be five in one house eth, shall find so doing. divided, three against two, and 44 Of a truth I say unto

two against three. you, That he will make him 53 The father shall be diruler over all that he hath. vided against the son, and the

45 But and if that servant son against the father; the say in his heart, My lord de- mother against the daughter, layeth his coming; and shall and the daughter against the begin to beat the men-servants mother; the mother-in-law and maidens, and to eat and against her daughter-in-law, drink, and to be drunken; 46. The lord of that servant

A baptism to be baptized with. A

cruel death to suffer. will come in a day when he

b How am I straitened! How am looketh not for him, and at an I distressed!

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Of reconciliation. Chap. xii.

Parable of the fig-tree. and the daughter-in-law a- 2 And Jesus answering, said gainst her mother-in-law. unto them, Suppose ye that

54 | And he said also to these Galileans were sinners the people, When ye see a above all the Galileans, becloud rise out of the west, cause they suffered such things! straightway ye say, There 3 I tell you, Nay; but, excometh a shower; and so it is. cept ye repent, ye shall all

55 And when ye see the likewise perish. south wind blow, ye say, There

4 Or those eighteen upon will be heat; and it cometh whom the tower in Siloam fell,

and slew them, think ye that 56 Ye hypocrites ! ye can they were sinners above all discern the face of the sky and men that dwelt in Jerusalem ? of the earth ; but how is it 5 I tell you, Nay; but, exthat ye do not discern this cept ye repent, ye shall all time?

likewise perish. 57 Yea, and why even of 6 1 He spake also this parFourselves judge ye not what able; A certain man had a is right?

fig-tree planted in his vine58 ? When thou goest with yard; and he came and sought thine adversary to the magis- fruit thereon, and found none. trate, as thou art in the way by Then said he unto the give diligence that thou may- dresser of his vineyard, Behold, est be delivered from him; these three years I come seeklest he hale thee to the judge, ing fruit on this fig-tree, and and the judge deliver thee find none; cut it down; why to the officer, and the officer cumbereth it the ground ? cast thee into prison.

8 And he answering, said 59 1 tell thee, Thou shalt unto him, Lord, let it alone not depart thence till thou hast this year also, till I shall dig paid the very last mite. about it, and dung it:

9 And if it bear fruit, well; CHAP. XIII.

and if not, then after that thou 1 Christ preacheth repentance shalt cut it down.

upon the punishment of the 10 I And he was teaching Galileans and others. 6 The in one of the synagogues on fig-treecursed. 24 The strait the sabbath. gate.

11 And, behold, there was THERE were present at a woman which had a spirit that season some that told him of infirmity eighteen years, of the Galileans, whose blood and was bowed together, and Pilate had mingled with their could in no wise lift up herself. sacrifices.a

the Roman governor slew, while a W bose blood, &çi Whom Pilate they were offering up their sacrifices,

The strait gate.

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Infirm woman healed. S. Luke.

12 And, when Jesus saw 20 { And again he said, her, he called her to him, and Whereunto shall I liken the said unto her, Woman, thou kingdom of God? art loosed from thine infirmity. 21 It is like leaven, which

13 And he laid his hands on a woman took and hid in three her; and immediately she was measures of meal, till the made straight, and glorified whole was leavened. God.

22 And he went through 14 And the ruler of the the cities and villages teachsynagogue answered with in- ing, and journeying toward dignation, because that Jesus Jerusalem. had healed on the sabbath-day, 23 ( Then said one unto and said unto the people, There him, Lord, are there few that are six days in which men be saved ? And he said unto ought to work; in them, there- them, fore, come and be healed, and 2+ Strive to enter in at the not on the sabbath-day. strait gate ; for many,

I

say 15 The Lord then answered unto you, will seek to enter him, and said, Thou hypocrite, in, and shall not be able. doth not each one of you on

23 When once the Master the sabbath loose his ox or his of the house is risen up, and ass from the stall, and lead hath shut to the door, and ye him away to watering? begin no stand without, and to

16 And ought not this wo- knock at the door, saying, man, being a daughter of A- Lord, Lord, open unto us; and braham, whom Šatan hath he shall answer and say unto bound, lo, these eighteen years, you, I know you not whence be loosed from this bond on ye are ; the sabbath-day?

26 Then shall ye begin to 17 And, when he had said say, We have eaten and drunk these things, all his adversa- in thy presence, and thou hast ries were ashamed; and all taught in our streets. the people rejoiced for all the 27 But he shall

say,

I tell glorious things that were done you, I know you not whence by him.

ye are; depart from me, all 18 | Then said he, Unto ye workers of iniquity. what is the kingdom of God 28 There shall be weeping like? and whereunto shall I and gnashing of teeth, when resemble it?

ye shall see Abraham, and 19 It is like a grain of mus- Isaac, and Jacob, and all the tard-seed, which a man took prophets, in the kingdom of and cast into his garden; and God, and you yourselves thrust it grew, and waxed a great out. tree; and the fowls of the air 29 And they shall come lodged in the branches of it, from the east, and from the

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