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14. not.

Naim. ple of the City was with her. And Anno
Luke vii. 13. when the Lord saw her, he had com- Ætat31.

passion on her, and said unto her, weep

And he came and touched the

bier, (and they that bare him stood ftill) Miracle.

and he said, young man, I say unto thee, 15. Arise. And he that was dead, sat up

and began to speak : and he delivered

him to his Mother.
15. And there came a fear on all; and

they glorified God, saying, that a great

prophet is risen up among us ; and that
17. God hath visited his people. And this ru.

mour of him went forth throughout all
Judea, and throughout all the region
round about.

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John the Baptist being in prison, sends

to Jesus to enquire who he was.
Jesus does several Miracles before
his Messengers. His discourses
concerning John, &c.



Mat. xi.
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2, 3.

TOW: when John had heard in the . Luke viia

prison the works of Christ, * cal 19. ling unto him two of his disciples, fent - Mat. xi.

, . 20. them unto Jesus, 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 e Mar. xi.

22. blind he gave fight. · Then Jesus an-

4, 5, 6, 7, fwering, fiid unto them, Go your way, 8,9,10, 11.






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Anno and tell John what things ye have seen Galilee.
Ærata 3!. and heard; how that the blind see, and Luke vii.

Minist 2. the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed,

the deaf hear, the dead are raised, to the
poor the Gospel is preached. And blessed 23.
is he whosoever shall not be offended in

And when the messengers of John 24.
were departed, he began to speak unto
the people concerning John. " Whar

went ye out into the wilderness for

to see? A reed shaken with the wind ?
" But what went ye out for to see? A 25.

man cloathed in soft raiment? Be-
"hold, they which are gorgeously ap-.

parelled, and live delicately, are in
kings courts. But what went ye out 26.
for to fee? A propher ? Yea, I fay

unto you, and much more than a pro-
phet. This is he of whom it is writ: 27.

ten, [Malachi iii. 1.) Behold I send
my melenger before thy face, which

shall prepare thy way before thee. For 28,
“ I say unto you, among those that are
" born of women, there is not a greater
& prophet than John the Baptist : bur
« he that is least in the kingdom of
« God, is greater than he. * And from 12. Mar. xi.,
“ the days of John the Baptist, until

now, the kingdom of heaven suffer6.ech violence, and the violent take it by force. . For all the Prophets, and

13. " the Law prophesied until John. And if 14. ye will receive it, this is Elias which

for to come. He that has ears to 15. 6.hear, let him hear.


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Galilee. * And all the people that heard him, Anno
Luke vii. 29. and the Publicans justified God, being Minift.31

30. baptized with the baptism of John. But

the Pharisees and Lawyers rejected the
councel of God against themselves, be-
ing nor baptized by him.

. And the Lord faid, “Whereunto · Mat. xi.
" then shall I liken the men of this ge. 16, 17, 18,

neration and to what are they like? 19.
32.“ They are like unto children fitting in
“ the market-place, and calling one to

another, and saying, we lrave piped
unto you, and ye have not danced :

we have mourned to you, and ye
33. s have not wept. For John the Baptist

came neither eating bread nor drinking
34.“ wine ; and ye say he has a devil. The

6. Son of m31 is come eacing and drink-
« ing; and ye say, Behold, a glutto-

nous man, and a wine-bibber, a friend

of publicans and finners. But wisdom “ is justified of all her children.

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Jesus' reproache's the Cities in which
he had done so many Miracles for
their Impenitence.

M.16. xi.

*Hen [ Jesus] hegan to upbraid the

works were done, becaule they repented


“ Wo unto thee Chorazin, wo unto " thee Bethsaida : for if the mighty





“ works which were done in you, had Galilee. Ætat. 31. “ been done in (a) Tyre and Sidon, they Mat. xi. Minift. 2.

« would have repented long ago in sack-
“ cloth and ashes. But I say unto you, 22.
« it shall be more tolerable for Tyre
« and Sidon at the day of judgment,

6 than for you.

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“ And thou Capernaum which art 23. “ exalted unto heaven, shalt be brought “ down to hell : for if the mighty c works which have been done in thee, « had been done in Sodom, it would « have remained until this day. But I 24.

say unto you, that it shall be more “ tolerable for the land of Sodom in

the day of judgment, than for thee.

At that time Jesus answered and said, 25. " I thank thee, O Father, Lord of hea.

ven and earth, because thou hast hid “ these things from the wise and pru“ dent, and haft revealed them unto « babes. Even so Father, for so it 26. “ seemed good in thy fight.

“ All things are delivered unto me of 27.

my Father, and no man knoweth the « Son but the Father, neither knoweth

any man the Father fave the Son,

and he to whomsoever the Son will o reveal him.

“ Come unto me all ye that labour 28. ** and are heavy laden, and I will give

you rest. Take my yoke upon you, 29. “ and learn of me, for I am meck and


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(a) Tyre and Sidon, cwo Cities of the Gentiles bordering upon Candon,

G 2 "lowly

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“ lowly in heart; and ye shall find rest Anno «

unto your fouls. For my yoke istat, 31. “ easie, and my burden is light.


Minist. 2.

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Jesus is entertained in the house of a
Pharisee. His feet anointed by a
woman that had led an ill life.
Discourses thereupon.

ND of
Luke vii. 35. AN Perine that the Pharife es adeforeni

[Fesus] would with
him. And he went into the Pharisee's

house, and sat down to meat. 37.

And behold a woman in the city, which was a finner, when she knew that Jesus fat at meat in the Pharisee's house,

brought an alabaster box of ointment.
38. And stood at his feet behind him weep-

ing, and began to wash his feet with
tears, and did wipe them with the hairs

of her head, and kissed his feet, and
39. anointed them with the ointment. Now

when the Pharisee which had bidden
him, saw it, he spake within himself,
saying, This man, if he were a prophet,
would have known who, and what man-

ner of woman this is that toucheth him :
40. for she is a finner. And Jesus answer-

ing faid unto him, Simon, I have some

what to say unto thee; and he saith, 41. Master, Jay on.

" There was a certain " creditor which had two debtors : the one ought him five hundred pence,


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