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He that toucheth pitch shall be defiled therewith.

Chap. x111.

Verse 1.


Ye cannot serve God and mammon.

Chap. vi.

Verse 24.

Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin ; and yet I say unto

; you, that even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. * Chap. vi. Verses 28, 29.

Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.

Chap. vi.

Verse 34.

Judge not, that ye be not judged.

Chap. VII.

Verse 1.

Neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and rend you.

Chap. vii. Verse 6.

* See also St. Luke xii. 27.

For the workman is worthy of his meat.

Chap. x. Verse 10.

Out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh *

Chap. XII.

Verse 34.

What therefore God hath joined together let not man put asunder,

Chap. xix. Verse 6.

Thou hast made them equal unto us, which have borne the burden and heat of the day.

Chap. xx.

Verse 12.

Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own?

Chap. xx.

Verse 15.

So the last shall be first, and the first last, for many be called, but few chosen.

Chap. xx. Verse 16.

Render therefore unto Cæsar the things which are Cæsar's and unto God the things that are God's. I

Chap. XXII.

Verse 21.

Ye blind guides! which strain at a gnat, and swallow a camel. Chap. XXIII.

Verse 24.

* See also St. Luke vi. 45.
+ See St. Mark ix. 35.
I St. Mark xii. 17; St. Luke xx. 25.

For wheresoever the carcase is, there will the eagles be gathered together.

Chap. XXIV. Verse 28.


The sabbath was made for man, and not man for the sabbath.

Chap. 11.

Verse 27.

If a house be divided against itself, that house cannot stand. *

Chap. III.

Verse 25.

And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear you, when ye depart thence, shake off the dust under your feet for a testimony against them. +

Chap. vi.

Verse 11.


Physician, heal thyself.

Chap. 1v.

Verse 23

* See St. Matthew xii. 25; St. Luke xi. 17.
+ See St. Matthew x. 14; St. Luke ix.

Acts xiii. 51.


For the labourer is worthy of his hire.*

Chap. x.

Verse 7.

Go and do thou likewise.

Chap. x.

Verse 37.

Take thine ease, eat, drink, and be merry.

Chap. xl.

Verse 19.

For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required.

Chap. XII. Verse 48.


Can there any good thing come out of Nazareth ?

Chap. 1, Verse 46.

A prophet hath no honour in his own country. +

Chap. iv.

Verse 44.

* “ The labourer is worthy of his reward.”—1 TimoTHY V. 18.

+ See also St. Matthew xiii. 57; St. Mark vi. 4; St. Luke iv. 24.

He was a burning and a shining light.*

Chap. v.

Verse 35.

Search the scriptures ; for in them ye think ye have eternal life ; and they are they which testify of me,

Chap. v. Verse 39.

Judge not according to the appearance.

Chap. vi.

Verse 2 4.

The night cometh when no man can work.

Chap. ix.

Verse 4.




ALIFORNIA For in Him we live, and move, and have our being.

Chap. xvII. Verse 28.

It is more blessed to give than to receive.

Chap. xx.

Verse 35.

When I have a convenient season, I will call for thee.

Chap. xxiv.

Verse 25.

* That I am here afore thy sight,

For gifts and grace ;
A burning and a shining light
To a' this place.

Burns.-Holy Willie's Prayer

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