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everlasting Life. For God sent not Jerusalem. Ærat

. 30. « his son into the world to condemn the John iii. Minist. 1.

world; but that the world through
“him might be saved. He that believ- 18.
“eth on him, is not condemned: but he
6 that believeth not, is condemned al-

ready, because he hath not believed in
“ the name of the only begotten fon of
< God. And this is the condemnation, 19.
" that light is come into the world,
w and men loved darkness rather than

light, because their deeds were evil.

«. For every one that doth evil hateth
< the light, neither cometh to the

light, left his deeds should be repro-
“ ved. But he that doth truth cometh 21

to the light, that his deeds may be
“ made manifest, that they are wrought
“ in God,


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Jesus departs from Jerusalem with Juded.

his disciples and baptizeth.

FTER these things came. Jesus 32.

and his disciples into the land of Judea, and there he tarried with them, and baptized.

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Ætat. 30.
S E C T. - XXV.

Minist, I.

John the Baptist continues to bap

tize in Enon, gives a Testimony

concerning Christ. John iii. 23.


non, near to Salim, because there was much water there : and they came,

and were baptized. For John was not 24.

yet cast into prison. 25.

Then there arose a question between
Tome of John's disciples, and the Jews
26. about purifying. And they came unto

John and said unto him, Rabbi, he that
was with thee beyond Jordan, to whom

thou barest witness, behold the same bap-
27. tizeth, and all men come to him. John-
answered and said,

a man can receive “ nothing, except it be given him from 28.

heaven; ye your felves bear me witness,
6. that I said I am not the Christ, but
" that I am fent before him. He that
“ hath the bride is the bridegroom: but
" the friend of the bridegroom, which

ftandeth, and heareth him, rejoyceth
greatly because of the bridegrooin's

voice : this my joy therefore is fulfil-
“ led. He must increase, but I must
« decrease. He that cometh from above,

is above all: he that is of the earth, is
earthly, and speaketh of the earth : he
that cometh from heaven, is above all.

« And what he hath seen and heard,
that le testifieth, and no man recei-



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“ veth his testimony. He that hath re- Enon.

« Ætar: 30. “ ceived his testimony, hath set to his 33. John iii. Minift. I. « seal that God is true. For he whom 34.

“God hath sent, speaketh the words of
« God : for God giveth not the spirit by
" measure unto him.

« The Father loveth the fon, and hath 35.

giyen all things into his hand. He 36. " that believeth on the son, hath ever

lasting life, and he that believeth not “ the son, shall not see Life; but the

wrath of God abideth on him.





John put in Prifon by Herod. a Mar, xiv,

*: '

UT Herod the Tetrarch added yet 19. Luk. iii. Mar. vi.17, in prison, being reproved by him for He- 19.

rodias his brother Philip's wife, * for he 17. Mar. vi.
had married her, * and for all the evils 19. Luke iii. .
which Herod had done. * For John had 18. Mar. vi.
said unto Herod, It is not lawful for
thee to have thy Brother's wife, There- 19.
fore Herodias had a quarrel against him,
and would have killed him, but the
could not. For Herod feared John, know- 20.
ing that he was a just man and an holy,
and observed him ; and when he heard
him, he did many things and heard
him gladly. * And when he would s. Mat. xiv.
have put him to death, he feared the
multitude, because they counted him as
& prophet.

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Discourses of Jesus with the Samari-

tan woman.

John iv.

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how the Pharisees had heard that Jesus made and baptized more disciples

2. than John, (though Jefus himself baptiMat. iv. 12. zed not, but his disciples) * Now when

Jesus heard [alfo] that John was cast into

Prison. * He left Judea, a and departed a- Mar. iv, 3. 4. gain into Galilee, and he must needs

go 5. through Samaria. Then cometh he to a Sychar. City of Samaria, which is called Sychar,

near to the parcel of ground that Jacob
6. gave to his son Joseph. Now Jacob's

well was there, Jesus therefore being
wearied with his Journey, sat thus on
the well, and it was about the fixth

There cometh a woman of Samaria

to draw water : Jesus saith unto her, 8. Give me 10 drink. (For his disciples

were gone away unto the City to buy
9. meat) Then faith the woman of Samá.

ria unto him, How is that thou being a
Few askejt drink of me, which am a

woman of Samaria? (for the Jews have no
1o. dealings with the (a) Samaritans.) Jesus

(a) Samaritans were a people that after the farrying away of the ten Tribes into Caprivicy inhabited that Country, betwixt whom and the Jews there was great enmity.



answered and said unto her, if thou Sychar: :. Ætat. 30. knewest the gift of God, and who it is John iv. Ætat. Io that faith to thee, give me to drink,

thou wouldest have asked of him, and
he would have given thee living wi-
ter. The woman faith unto him, Sir, 11.
thou hast nothing to draw with, and the
well is deep: from whence then haft
thou that living water? Art thou great- 12.
er than our father Jacob, which gave us
the well; and drank thereof himself, and
bis children and his cattel? Jesus answe- 13.
red and said unto her, Whosoever drin-
ketb of this water shall thirst again, But 14.
whosoever drinkeih of the water that
I shall give him, Shall never thirst: but
the water that I shall give him, Mall be
in him a well of water springing up unto
everlasting Life. The woman faith un- 15.
to him, Sir, give me this water, that I
thirst not, neither come hither to draw.
Jefus faith unto her, Go call thy Huf-16.
band, and come hither. The woman an. 17.
swered and said, I have no Husband,
Jesus said unto her, Thou hast well said,
I have no husband: For thou hast bad 18.
five hushands, and him whom thou now haft
is not thy husband : in that saidst ihou
truly. The woman faith unto him, Sir, 19.
I perceive that thou art a prophet. Our fa- 26,
thers worshipped in this mountain, and
ye say that in Jerusalem is the place
where men ought to worjhip. Jesus faith 21,
unto her, “ woman believe me, the
"hour cometh when ye shall neither in
" this mountain, nor yet at Jerusalem





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