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Is. 55. 6.
89. He exhorteth to enter in at the strait gate :
reproveth Herod, and Jerusalem. L. 13.
And he went through the cities and villages, A. D. 33. teaching, and journeying toward Jerusalem. 23 Then said one unto him, Lord, are there few 24 that be saved? And he said unto them, "Strive
“ to enter in at the strait gate: for many, I Rom. 9. “say unto you, will seek to enter in, and shall
not be able. b When once the master of the bPs. 32. 6. “ house is risen up, and hath 'shut to the door, “and ye begin to stand without, and to knock “ at the door, saying, Lord, Lord, open unto us ;
“ and he shall answer and say unto you, I know 26 “ you not whence ye are: then shall ye begin “ to say, We have eaten and drunk in thy pre
sence, and thou hast taught in our streets. 27" But he shall say, I tell you, I know you not
“ whence ye are; depart from me, all ye work- · Ps. 6. & 28“ ers of iniquity. There shall be weeping and
gnashing of teeth, when ye shall see Abraham, “ and Isaac, and Jacob, and all the prophets, in
“ the kingdom of God, and you yourselves thrust 29“ out. And they shall come from the east, and
" from the west, and from the north, and from
" the south, and shall sit down in the kingdom
“ shall be first, and there are first which shall
The same day there came certain of the Pha-
unto them, “Go ye, and tell that fox, Behold,
“ to morrow, and the third day 4d I shall be * Heb. 2. 33 “ perfected. Nevertheless I must walk to day,
“ and to morrow, and the day following: for it
“ cannot be that a prophet perish out of Jeru34 “ salem. O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, which killest
my course will be completed, C.
2 locked. C.
3 intendeth to. C.
Christ teacheth humility.
A. D. 33. “ the prophets, and stonest them that are sent L. 13.
“ unto thee; how often would I have gathered
thy children together, as a hen doth gather her
“ brood under her wings, and ye would not ! Lev. 26. “ behold, o your house is left unto you desolate: 35 PS 69.26
. “ and verily I say unto you, Ye shall not see
me, until the time come when ye shall say, Mic. 3. 12. “ ' Blessed is he that cometh in the name of
Is. 1. 7.
f Ps. 118. 26.
90. Christ healeth the dropsy on the sabbath;
teacheth humility. The parable of the great
and healed him, and let him go; and answered 5 * Ex. 23. 5. them, saying, a Which of you shall have an ass Deu. 22. 4. « or an ox fallen into a pit, and will not straight
way pull him out on the sabbath day?" And 6
And he put forth a parable to those which 7
“ to thee, Give this man place; and thou begin • Prov. 25. “ with shame to take the lowest room.
But 10 6, 7.
“ when thou art bidden, go and sit down in the
2 invited. D. chief seats. D.
Parable of the great supper.
L. 14.“ presence of them that sit at meat with thee. A. D. 33.
11 “For whosoever exalteth himself shall be Job 22. “abased; and he that humbleth himself shall 29. Ps. 18.
27. Proy. 66 be exalted.” 12
Jam. 4.6. Then said he also to him that bade him, 1 Pet 5.5. “ When thou makest a dinner or a supper, call “ not thy friends, nor thy brethren, neither thy “ kinsmen, nor thy rich neighbours; lest they
“ also bid thee again, and a recompence be 13“ made thee. But when thou makest a feast,
“ call the poor, the maimed, the lame, the 4 Neh. & 14 “ blind: and thou shalt be blessed; for they 10, 12. “ cannot recompense thee: for thou shalt be
recompensed at the resurrection of the just.” 15 And when one of them that sat at meat
with him heard these things, he said unto him,
2 e Blessed is he that shall eat bread in the king- . Rev. 19. 16 dom of God. Then said he unto him, "A certain
“ man made a great supper, and bade many: 17" and "sent his servant at supper time to say to * Prov. 9.
“ them that were bidden, Come; for all things 2, 5. 18“ are now ready. And they all with one consent
began to make excuse. The first said unto
him, I have bought a piece of ground, and I
“ five yoke of oxen, and I go to prove them:
thee have me excused. And another
So that servant came, and “ shewed his lord these things. Then the master “ of the house being angry said to his servant, “Go out quickly into the streets and lanes of
" the city, and bring in hither the poor, and the 22“ maimed, and the halt, and the blind. And
“the servant said, Lord, it is done as thou hast 23 commanded, and yet there is room. And the “ lord said unto the servant. Go out into the highways and hedges, and compel them to
Of bearing the cross.
& Acts 13. 46.
6. & 33.9. b Rom. 9. 13.
A. D. 33. “ come in, that my house may be filled. For I 24
& That none of those men which
man come to me, Þand hate not his father,
“ and mother, and wife, and children, and breRev. 12. “ thren, and sisters, yea, and his own life also,
“ he cannot be my disciple. And whosoever 27
“ doth not bear his cross, and come after me, • Prov.24. “ cannot be my disciple. For which of you, 28
intending to build a tower, sitteth not down
sufficient to finish it? lest haply, after he hath 29
war against another king, sitteth not down
ambassage, and desireth conditions of
“ Salt is good: but if the salt have lost his 34
neither fit for the land, nor yet for the dung“ hill; but men cast it out. He that hath ears “ to hear, let him hear.”
92. Parable of the lost sheep; of the piece of silver;
and of the prodigal son. L. 15.1 THEN drew near unto him all the publicans A. D. 33.
2 and sinners for to hear him. And the Pharisees
a Acts 11.
ninety and nine in the wilderness, and go “ after that which is lost, until he find it? and “ when he hath found it, he layeth it on his 6“ shoulders, rejoicing. And when he cometh “ home, he calleth together his friends and
neighbours, saying unto them, Rejoice with
me; for I have found my sheep which was 1 Pet. 2 7“ lost. I say unto you, that likewise joy shall 10, 25. “ be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth,
more than over ninety and nine just persons, “ which need no ? repentance.
Either what woman having ten pieces of “ silver, if she lose one piece, doth not light a “ candle, and sweep the house, and seek dili9“ gently till she find it? and when she hath “ found it, she calleth her friends and her neigh“ bours together, saying, Rejoice with me; for
“ I have found the piece which I had lost. 10“ Likewise, I say unto you, there is joy in the
presence of the angels of God over one sinner “ that repenteth."
And he said, “A certain man had two sons : 12“ and the younger of them said to his father,
“ Father, give me the portion of goods that
“ falleth to me. And he divided unto them his 13“ living. And not many days after the younger
son gathered all together, and took his journey “ into a far country, and there wasted his sub14“ stance with riotous living. And when he had