Imágenes de página
[ocr errors]

26 But Jesus beheld them, and said unto them , With men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.

27 of Then answered Peter, and said unto him, Behold, we have forsaken all, and followed thee; what shall we have therefore ?

[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]

+ Ey to



28 And Jesus said unto them, Verily I say unto you, that ye which have followed me in the regeneration , when the Son of man shall sit in the throne of his glory, ye also shall fit upon twelve thrones, judging the twelves tribes of Is: rael.

29 And every one that hath forsaken houses, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands for my names sake, fhall receive an hundred fold, and shall inherit everlasting life.

[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]


[ocr errors][ocr errors][ocr errors][ocr errors][merged small]

bours, may be so honoured

by the abundance of the Divine Liberality, as to be equalled or even preferred to those who were called first; The Equity,I say,of this, may be illustrated by this Similitude. A Housholder went out early in the Morning, to hire Labourers into his Vineyard : Thus God in the beginning of the World reveal’d his Will to Mankind, and that in a

1T OR the kings

dom of heaven is like unto a man that is an housholder, which went out early in the morning to hire labourers into his vineyard.

f Though this Parable was primarily intended, to shew the Equity of God's equalling the Gentiles with the Jews; yet since one great objection of the Jews against the équalizing with them the Gentile Converts, was the Idolatry and

Wickedness of the former part of these

Gentiles Lives; and

since the several Parts of the Parable may aptly enough be applied to the different Parts of Man's Life, as well as to the different Ages of the World; I have therefore endeavoured to express both these Senses together.

[merged small][ocr errors]
[ocr errors]
[blocks in formation]
[ocr errors]

3 And he went out about the third hour, and saw others ftanding idle in the market-place,

4 And said unto them, Go ye also into the vineyard, and whatsoever is right, I will give you. And they went their way.

[merged small][ocr errors][merged small][merged small][ocr errors][merged small][merged small]
« AnteriorContinuar »