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PARABLE OF THE PHARISEE AND THE PUBLICAN.
Luke xviii, 9–14.
And he 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, I
thank thee, that I 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