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8 Again, the devil taketh him up into an exceeding high mountain, and sheweth him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them :

9 And saith unto him, All these things will I give thee, if thou wilt fall down and worship me.

Io Then saith Jesus unto him, Get thee hence, Satan : for it is written, Thou shalt worship

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11 Then the devil leaveth him, and behold, angels came and ministred unto him.

12 of Now when Jesus had heard that John was cast into prison, he departed into Galilee.

13 And leaving Nazareth, he came and dwelt in Capernaum, which is upon the sea-coast, in the borders of Zabulon and Nephthalim:

14. That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying,

15 The land of Zabulon,and the land of Nephthalim,by the

II. The Devil being thus thrice disappointed and baffled, and despairing to succeed in any other Temptations, departed from Jesus: And good Angels came and ministred unto him, rejoycing at his Vićtory, comforting him after his Trial, and refreshing him after his long Fast.

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the Land of Zebulun and the Land of Naphtali : . So afterwards he shall make them : * glorious 3 even by the way of the Sea beyond Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles. 16. The People which sat in Darkness, saw great Light 3 and to them which sat in the Region and Shadow of Death, Light is sprung up. 17. From this time Jesus began his Ministry, preaching to the People that they should repent and reform. their Lives ; for that now God was about to establish the Kingdom of the Messiah,

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18 of And Jesus walking by the sea of Galilee, saw two brethren, Simon, called Peter, and Andrew his brother, castinga met into the sea: (for they were fishers)

19 And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.

20 And they straightway left their nets, and followed him.

dience, should be accepted to the Salvation of SinnerS. 18 "I Being therefore aabout to enter upon his publick Preaching, he began to chose to himself certain Disciples, who should be Witnesses of his Miracles and of his Preaching while he lived, and should publish both his Works and DoČtrine through the World after his death. And first, as he was walking by the Lake of Gemasereth, he saw two Fishermen that were Brethren, Simon (who is also called Peter,) and Andrew, fishing in the Lake.

19. And he said unto them 3 Follow me, and I will teach you a more noble and excellent Calling. From henceforth ye shall

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Nets, and followed him ; being very willing to for- - sake sake their former Employment, to be sent upon a Work that should more immediately tend to the Glory of God, and to the Good of Men. 21. A little after, he saw two other Brethren, james and john, the Sons of Zebedee, in a Boat with their Father, mending their Nets; and he called them likewise. 22. And these also, without delay, followed him ; quitting the Profit of their Trade, and their dearest Relations, to be employed in so excellent and Divine a Work. 23. With these Men jesus travelled over all Galilee 3 preaching, not only private. ly, but also openly in all their Places of Publick Worship;

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gion 3 and proving the Authority and the Goodness of his Dočtrine, by those beneficial Miracles of healing all manner of Diseases and Infirmities. * - - -

21 And going on from thence, he saw other two brethren, James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, in a ship with Zebedee their father, mending their nets : and he called them.

22 And they immediately left the ship and their father, and followed him.

23 & And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing all manner of fickness, and all manner of disease among the people.

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