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have suffered a while, make you perfect, stablish, strengthen, settle you. To him be glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.

Love ye the stranger. The stranger that dwelleth with you shall be unto you as one born among you, and thou shalt love him as thyself.

The stranger did not lodge in the street: but I opened my doors to the traveller.

thereby some have entertained angels unawares.

Be given to hospitality. Use hospitality one to another without grudging.

Abraham lifted up his eyes and looked, and. lo, three men stood by him: and, when he saw them, he ran to meet them from the tent-door, and bowed himself toward the ground, and said, let a little water, I pray you, be fetched, and wash your feet, and rest yourselves under the tree; and I will fetch a morsel of bread, and comfort ye your hearts. And he took butter and milk, and the calf which he had dressed, and set it before them; and he stood by them under the tree, and they did eat.

Jesus said to" him that bade him, When thou makest a dinner or a supper, call not thy friends, nor thy brethren, neither thy kinsmen, nor thy rich neighbours; lest they also bid thee again, and a recompense be made thee. But when Iho'i makest a feast, call the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind: and thou shalt be blessed: for they cannot recompense thee ; for thou shalt be recompensed at the resurrection of the just.

CHAP XLII.

HOSPITALITY.

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CHAP. XLIII.

HUMILITY.

Blessed are the poor in spirit: for their's is the kingdom of heaven.

Before honour is humility. By humility, and the fear' of the Lord, are riches, and honour, and life.

If I, your Lord and Master, have washed your feet, ye also ought to wash one another's feet. For I have given you an example, that ye should do as I have done to you.

Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate. Be not wise in your own conceits.

Cease from thine own wisdom. The Almighty respecteth not any that are wise of heart. Seestlhou a man wise in his own conceit? there is more hope of a fool than of him. v

Let no man deceive himself; if any man among you seemeth to be wise in this world, let him become a fool that he may be wise.

If any man think be knoweth any thing, he knoweth nothing yet, as he ought to know.

If a man think himself to he something, when he is nothing, he deceiveth himself.

1 say, through the grace given untome,to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think ; hut to think soberly, according as God hath dealt to every man the measure of faith.

Be not wise in thine own eyes. Woe unto them that are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own si^ht

The haughty shall be humbled. A man's pride, shall bring him low: but honour shall uphold the humble in spirit.

Thou shalt no more be haughty. The loftiness of man shall be bowed down, and the haughtiness of men shall be made low.

Be not proud. Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.

Better is it to be of an humble spirit with the Jowly, than to divide the spoil with the proud.

Talk no more exceeding proudly; let not arrogancy come out of your mouth. Pride and arrogancy do I hate. 1 will cause the arrogancy of the proud to cease, and will lay low the haughtiness of the terrible.

Lean not to thine own understanding. He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool.

Most men will proclaim every one his own goodness: but a faithful man who can find r

He that speaketh of himself seeketh his own glory. Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth.

Not he that commendeth himself is approved, but whom the Lord commendeth.

Be not high-minded. Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not high-minded.

The rich man is wise in his own conceit: but the poor that hath understanding searcheth him out.

Thus saith the Lord, let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches: hut let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, that I am the Lord, which exercise loving-kindness, judgment, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight, saith the Lord.

God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise ; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty ; and base things of the world, and things which are despised, hath God chosen, yea, and things which are not, to bring to nought things that are : that no flesh should glory in his presence.

Vain man would be wise. Remove far from me vanity. Let us not be desirous of vain-glory.

Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem others better than themselves.

He that is void of wisdom despiseth his neighhour. He that despiseth his neighbour sinneth.

Who maketh thee to differ from another ? and what hast thou that thou didst not receive?

Whosoever will be chief among you, let him be your servant.

Ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility t for God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble. Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time.

Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up. He shall save the humble person.

Surely he scorneth the scorners: but he giveth grace unto the lowly.

Whosoever shall humble himself as this little child, the same is greatest in the kingdom of heaven.

No doubt but ye are the people, and wisdom shall die with you.

I bear them record, that they have, a y.eal of God, but not according to knowledge. For they, being ignorant of God's righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God.

There is a generation that are pure in their' own eyes, and yet is not washed from their filthiness.

S+and by thyself, come not near to me; for I am holier than thou.

If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

If I justify myself, mine own mouth shall condemn me: if I say I am perfect, that shall also prove me perverse.

Ye are they which justify yourselves before men; but Goo" knoweth your hearts.

Jesus spake this parable unto certain which trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and despised others. Two men went up into the temple to pray; the one a Pharisee, and the other a publican. The Pharisee stood, and prayed thus with himself, God, 1 thank thee that l am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this publican. I fast twice in the week, I give tithes of all that I possess. And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God be merciful to me a sinner. I tell you this man went down to his house justified rather than the other; for everyone that exalteth himself shall be abased ; and he that bumbleth himself shall he exalted.

In thoughts from the visions of night, wher deep sleep falleth on men, fear came upon me. and trembling, which made all my bones to shake. Then a spirit.passed before my i'ace : the hair ot my flesh stood up : it stood still, but I could cot

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