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Ætat. 31. had nothing to pay, he frankly for- 42. Luke vii.
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gave them both. Tell me therefore
"which of them will love him moft.
Simon answered and faid, I fuppofe 43.
that he to whom he forgave moft. And
he faid unto him, thou haft rightly judged.
And he turned to the woman, and faid 44.
unto Simon, Seeft thou this woman? 1
entred into thine house, thou gavest me
no water for my feet: but she hath wash-
ed my feet with tears, and wiped them
with the hairs of her head. Thou gavest 45.
me no kifs: but this woman, fince the
time I came in, hath not ceafed to kifs
my feet. Mine head with oil thou dost 46.
not anoint; but this woman hath anointed
my feet with ointment. Wherefore Ifay 47.
unto thee, her fins, which are many, are
forgiven; for he loved much: but
to whom little is forgiven, the fame
loveth little. And he faid unto her, Thy 48.
fins are forgiven.

And they that fat at meat with him, 49,
began to fay within themfelves, Who is
this that forgiveth fins alfo? And he said
to the woman, Thy faith bath faved thee,
go in peace.

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Luke viii.

Mat. xii.




Jefus preaches the Gospel in feveral
Cities. Cures one that was poffef-
fed with a Devil blind and dumb.
Jefus answers the calumny of the
Pharifees, who faid he did thefe
things by Beelzebub.

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ND it came to pass afterward, that he went throughout every city and village, preaching and fhewing the glad-tidings of the kingdom of God and the twelve were with him; 2. and certain women which had been healed of evil fpirits and infirmities, Mary called Magdalene, out of whom went feven devils. And Joanna, the wife of Chuza, Herod's fteward, and Sufanna, and many others, which miniftred unto him of their fubftance.


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22. Then was brought unto him one poffeffed with a devil, blind and dumb: and he healed him, infomuch that the blind and dumb both fpake and And all the people were ama zed, and faid, Is not this the Son 24. of David? But when the Pharifees * Mar. iii. 22 and the Scribes which came down from Mat. xii. 24. Jerufalem heard it, they faid, This fellow doth not caft out devils, but by 22. Beelzebub the prince of the devils. He bath Beelzebub, and by the prince of the Mat. x 25. devils cafteth out devits. And Jefus Mar.

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Anno knew their thoughts, and faid unto Galilee. Atat. 31. unto them in parables, How can Sa- 23. жв tan caft our Satan? Every king. 25. Mat. xii. Mar. iii." dom divided againft it felf is brought 24, 25, 26. to defolation; and every city or houfe "divided against it felf, thall not stand. "And if Satan caft out Satan, he is di- 26. "vided against himself; how fhall then "his kingdom ftand? And if I by Beel- 27. "zebub caft out devils, by whom do Сс your children caft them out? therefore they fhall be your judges. But if I 28. "caft out devils by the Spirit of God, "then the kingdom of God is come ડ unto you.


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"No man can enter into a strong 27. "man's houfe, and fpoil his goods, except he will first bind the ftrong man, "and then he will spoil his houfe. He 30. Mat. xil. "that is not with me, is against me : "and he that gathereth not with me, Mar. iii.fcattereth abroad. Wherefore I fay 31. unto you, all manner of fin and blafphemy fhall be forgiven unto men; but the blafphemy against the holy Ghoft, it fhall not be forgiven unto And whofoever fpeaketh a 32. "word againft the fon of man, it fhall be forgiven him; but whofoever fpeaketh against the holy Ghoft, it "fhall not be forgiven him, neither in "this world, nor in the world to come. "Because they faid he has an unclean





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"O generation of vipers, how can ye, being evil, fpeak good things? " for out of the abundance of the heart, "the mouth fpeaketh. A good man out of the good treasure of the heart, "bringeth forth good things; and an evil man out of the evil treasure, 36." bringeth forth evil things. But I fay unto you, that every idle word that "men fhall fpeak, they fhall give account thereof in the day of judgment. 37. For by thy words thou fhalt be jufti "fied, and by thy words thou shalt be ❝condemned.




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rifees anfwered, faying, Master, we
would fee a (a) fign from thee. But he
anfwered and faid to them, "An evil
"and adulterous generation feeketh af-
ter a fign, and there fhall no fign be
given to it, but the fign of the pro-
phet Jonas. For as Jónas was three
days and three nights in the whale's
"belly, fo fhall the Son of man be three
૮. days and three nights in the heart of
the earth. The men of Niniveh fhall
"rife in judgment with this genera-
tion, and fhall condemn it,
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"The Queen of the South fhall rife Galilee. in judgment with this generation, 42. Mat. xii. up "and fhall condemn it: for the came "from the uttermoft parts of the earth "to hear the wifdom of Solomon, and "behold a greater than Solomon is


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"When the unclean fpirit is gone 43.
ર out of a man, he walketh through
dry places, feeking reft, and findeth
none. Then he faith, I will return 44.
"into my house whence I came out;
" and when he is come, he findeth it!
empty, fwept and garnished. Then 45.
"goeth he and taketh with himself fe-



ven other spirits more wicked than "himself, and they enter in and dwell "there: and the laft ftate of that man "is worse than the firft. Even fo fhall "it be alfo unto this wicked genera❝tion.

While he yet talked to the people, 46. a behold his mother and brethren ftood without, defiring to fpeak with him,


Luk.viii.19 and the multitude fat about him, 32. Mar. iii.
* and [they] could not come at him for
the prefs.

19. Luke viii.

Mar. iii.


Luke viii.
20, 21.

* Then one faid unto him, Behold 47. Mat. xii.
32, 33, 34, thy mother and thy brethren ftand with-
out, defiring to speak with thee. But
he answered and faid unto him that told
him, Who is my mother? and, who are
my brethren? And he ftretched forth 49-
his hand towards his difciples, and faid,
Behold my mother and
mother and my brethren. For



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