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great faith, no, not in Israel. 10. And they that were sent, lll returning to the house, found the servant whole that had been fick. 11. And it came to pass the day after, that he went into a city called Nain; and many of his Disciples went with him, and much People. 12. Now when he came nigh to the gate of the city, behold, there was a dead man carried out, the only son of his mother, and she was a Widow: and much People of the city was with her. 13. And when the Lord saw her, he had'a compassion on her, and said unto her, Weep not. 14. And he came and touched the * bier [Or, Coffin], (and they that bare him ftood still) and he said, Young man, I lay unto thee, 6 Arise. he that was dead, fat up, and began to speak : and he delivered him to his mother. 16. And there came a fear on all: and they glorified God, saying, That a great Prophet is risen up among us ; and, That God hath visited his People. 17. And this rumour of him went forth throughout all Judea, and throughout all the region round about. 18. And the disciples of John Shewed him of all these things. 19. And John calling unto him two of his disciples, fent them unto Jesus, saying, Art thou he that f should come, or look we for another? 20. When the men were come unto him, they said, John Baptist hath sent us unto thee, saying, Art thou he that should come, or look we for another? 21. And in that same hour he cured many of their Infirmities, and plagues, and of evil spirits, and unto many that were blind he gave fight. 22. Then Jesus & ansiering, said unto them, Go your way, and tell John what things ye have seen and heard, how that the h blind see, the lame walk, the leners are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, to the · poor the gospel is preached. 23. And blessed is he wholo
Judg. 10. 16.
His Soul was had heard in the Prison the Works grieved for the Misery of Israel. of Christ, he sent two of his Dil
+ A&. 9. 20. Tabitha, Arise. ciples. Rom. 4. 57. --God, who quickneth
See on Mat. II. 3, 4, 5. the Dead, and calleth those things s 8: Mat. 11. 5. The Blind rethat be not as though they were. ceive their Sight, bo. c † Joh. 4. 19: † Joh. 6. 14.
+ Ifa. 35. 5. Then the Eyes of + Joh 9. 17.
See on Luk. 24. the Blind shall be opened, and the 19:
Ears of the Deaf shall be und+ Luk. 1. 68. Blessed be the ro stopped. Lord God of Israel, for he hath 1 :: Luk.
18. He hath anointvisited and redeemed his people. ed me to preach the Gospel so * Mac. 11. 2. Now when John
ever shall not be k offended in me.
24. And when the Messengers of John were departed, he began to speak unto
the People concerning John, Whát went ye out into the i Wilderness for to see? Á reed shaken with the Wind ? 25.
But what went ye out for to see ? A man clothed in soft raiment? Behold, they which are gorgeously apparelled, and live delicately, are in kings courts. 26. But what went ye out for to see ? A Prophet? Yea, I say unto you,
and much more than a Prophet. 27. This is he of whom it is written, Behold, mI send my messenger before thy face, which ihall prepare thy way before thee. 28. For I lay unto you, Among those that are born of Women, there is not a greater Prophet than John the Baptist: but he that is least in the kingdom of God, is greater than he.
29. And all the People that heard him, and the publicans justified God, being a baptized with the baptism of John. 30. But the Pharilees and Lawyers * rejected [Or, frustrated] the ° counsel of God * against themselves [Or, within themselves], being not baptized of him. 31. And the Lord faid, 'Whereunto then shall I liken the men of this generation and to what are they like? 32. They are like unto children fitting in the market-place, and calling one to another, and saying, We have piped unto you, and ye have not danced : we have mourned to you, and ye have not wept. 33. For · John
came neither eating bread "nor drinking wine; and ye say, He hath a devil. 34. The Son of man is come eating and drinking; and ye say, Behold, a gluttonous man, and a wine-bibber, a friend of publicans and sinners. 35. But Wisdom is justified of all her children. 'One of the Pharisees defired him that he would eat with him. And he went into the Pharisee's house, and sat down
37. And behold, a woman in the city, which
Counsel of God.
ot Act. 20. 27. I have not shuni + Mat. 11. 7. And as they de. ned to declare unto you all the parted, Jesus began to say unto the Multitudes concerning John, &c.
Mar. 11. 16. as here.
9 + Mat. 3. 4. The same John mt Mal. 3. 1. Behold I will send had his Raiment of Camels Hair, my Miffenger, and he shall prepare -His Meat was Locusts and wild the Way before me.
Honey + Mar. 1. 6. He did eat 1Mat. 3. 5. Then went out Locuits and wild Honey. to him Jerufalem, and all Judea, and 10
r'* Mar. 14. 3.
† Joh. 11. 2. all the Region round about Jor: See on Mat. 26.6
was a sinner, when she knew that Jesus sat at meat in the Pharisee's houle, brought an alabaster-box of ointment, 38. And ftood at his feet behind him weeping, and began to wash his feet with tears, and did wipe them with the hairs of her head, and kissed his feet, and anoirited them with the ointment. 39. Now when the Pharisee which had bidden him, faw it, he fpake within himself, saying, a This man, if he were a Prophet, would have known who and what manner of Woman this is that toucheth him: for she is a sinner. 40. And Jesus ansivering, said unto him, Simon, I have somewhat to fay unto thee. And he saith, Master, say ốn. 41. There was a certain Creditor which had two Debters: the one owed five hundred pence, and the other fifty. 42. And when they had nothing to pay, he frankly forgave them both. Tell me therefore, which of them will love him most? 43. Simon answered and faid, I suppose that he to whom he forgave moft. And he said unto him, Thou haft rightly judged. 44. And he turned to the Woman, and said unto Simon, Seeft thou this Woman? I entred into thine house, thou gaveft me no Water for my feet : but she hath washed my feet with tears, and wiped them with the hairs of her head. 45. Thou gavest me no kiss: but this Wonian, Since the time I came in, hath not ceased to kiss my feet. 46. Mine head with d Oys thou didst not anoint: but this Woman hath anointed my feet with ointment. 47. Wherefore I say unto thee, . Her fins, which are many, are forgiven; for the loved much: but to whom little is forgiven, the same loveth little. 48. And he said unto her, Thy fins are forgiven. 49. And they that sat at meat with him, began to say within themselves, Who is this that f forgiveth
a + Luk. 15.2 This man receiva that is in Jesus Christ. eth Sinners, and eateth with them. :: Pfal. 23. 5. Thou Anointeff
Þ Rom. 3. 23. All have finned, my Head with Oyl. and come short of the Glory of
.:: Tim. 1. 14. God. Eph. 2. 1. You hath he of our Lord was exceeding abundant,
5 quickned, being dead in Trespases with Faith and Love which is in and Sins.
Christ Jesus. Hof. 14. 2. Take with you + Mat. 9. 3. Behold, certain of Words, and turn to the Lord, fay the Scribes raid within themselves, unto him, Take away all Iniquity, so this man blasphemetb. , Mar. and receive us graciously - Rom.
7. Why doch' this man thus speak 3. 24. Being justified freely by his blafphemies? Who can forgive Sins Grace, through the Redemprion but God only?
Mother of James and Joses, and
fins also ? 50. And he said to the Woman, 6 Thy faith hath saved thee; go in peace.
CH A P. VIII. .
every city and village preaching, and shewing the glad tidings of the kingdom of God: and the Twelve mere with him. 2. And h certain Women which had been healed of evil spirits and infirmities, Mary called Magdalene, ' out of whom went seven devils, 3. And Joanna the Wife of Chuza Herods steward, and Sufanna, and many others, which miniftred unto him of their Substance. 4. And when * much People were gathered together, and were come to him out of every city, he fpake by a Parable: s. A Sower went out to fow his seed: and as he lowed, some fell by the ways fide, and it was troden down, and the fowls of the air devoured'it. 6. And some fell upon a rock, and as soon as it was sprung up, it withered away, because it lacked moifture. 7. And fome fell among thorns, and the thorns sprang up with it, and choked it. 8. And other fell on good ground, and sprang up, and bare fruit an hundred-fold. And when he had said these things, he cried, He that hath ears to hear, let him hear. 9. And his · Disciples asked him, saying, What might this Parable be? 10. And he said, Unto you it is given to know the mysteries of the
king3.4 Mat. 9. 22. Daughter, be of had cast seven Devils. good Comfort ; thy Faith hath k * Mat. 13. 2. Great Multitudes made thee Whole. † Mar. 5. 34. were gathered together unto him, Daughter,thy Faith hath made thee so that he went into a Ship and fat,
; go in Peace, and be whole s and the whole Multitude stood on of thy Plague. Mar. 10., 52. the shore. + Mar. 4. I. And he
and † Luk. 8.48. Thy Faith hath began again to teach by the SeaES made thee Whole. + Luk. 18. 42.
fide : and there was gathered unto Receive thy Sight : 'thy Faith hath him a great Multitude, so that he
Joentred into a Ship, and far in the + Mat. 27. 55, 56. Many wo Sea, and the whole Multitude was men were there (beholding afar off) by the Sea on the Land. which followed Jesus from Galilee, † Mat. 13. 10. The Disciples minißring unto him. Among which came, and said unto him, Why was Mary Magdalene, and Mary the is speakest thou unto them in Pará.
bles ? + Mar. 4. 19. When he was the Mother of Zebedee's Children. alone, they that were about him,
1* Mar. 16. 9. He appeared firk with the Twelve, asked of him the to Mary Magdalene, out of whom he Parable.
kingdom of God: but to others in Parables; that "feeing they might not fee, and hearing they might not widerstand. II. . Now the Parable is this: The feed is the d Word of God. 12. Those by the way-fide, are they that hear: then cometh the devil, and taketh away the wordt out of their hearts, left they should believe and be saved 13. They on the rock, are they, which when they hear, ceive the word with joy; and these have no root, which for a while believe, and in time of temptation fall away 14. And that which fell among thorns, are they, which when they have heard, go forth, and are choked with care and riches, and pleasures of this life, and bring no fruit perfection. 15. But that on the good ground, are they which in an honest and good heart, having heard the Word keep it, and 6 bring forth fruit with patience. 16. ON man when he hath i lighted a candle, covereth it with vessel, or putteth it under a bed: but setteth it on a cand stick, that they which enter in may see the light. nothing is k secret, that shall not be made manifeft: ther any thing hid, that shall not be known, and comme broad. 18. Take heed therefore 'how ye hear : form w soever hath,to him shall be given ; and whosoever hath from him shall be taken even that which he * n seemeth
007 a See the Note on Mar. 4. 12. the Spirit is Love, Joy, Pesc b See on Mar. 13. 14.
Long-suffering, Gentleness, Go C* Mat. 13. 18. Hear ye there ness, Faith, Meekness, Tem fore the Parable of the Sower.
rance. I Pet. I. 23. Being born again s h Mar. 24. 13. He that Thall : not of corruptible Seed, but of in dure unto the End, the same corruptible, by the Word of God, be saved. which liveth and abideth for e. + Mar. 4.21. † Luk. II. ver.
See on Mat. 5. 15. e Ezek. 33. 31. They come un- 10
k * See on Luk. 12. 2. to thee as the People cometh, and | Eccl. 5. 1. Keep thy Foot wa they fit before thee as my Peo thou goeft to the House of Go ple, and they hear thy Words, but and be more ready to hear, tha they will not do them: for with to give the Sacrifice of Fools their Mouth they few much Love,15 Heb. 4. 2. The Word preached but their Heart goeth after their not profit them, not being mis Covetousness. 2 Tim. 1. 15. This with Faith in them that heard thou knowest, that all they which Jam. 1. 21. - Receive with Meel are in Asia, be turned away from ness the ingrafted Word, which ist me ; of whom are Phygellus and 20 ble to save your Souls. Hermogenes.
m * See the Note on Luk. 19: See on Mat. 13. 22.
Rev. 3. 17. Thou Sayt 1 an 8 Gal. 5. 22, 23. The Fruit of