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Parable of the prodigal son,
A. D. 33. “ spent all, there arose a mighty famine in that L. 15.
“ land; and he began to be in want. And he 15
“ his father. But when he was yet a great way 39. Eph. 66
off, his father saw him, and had compassion, 2. 13, 17.
“ and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him.
“ And the son said unto him, Father, I have 21 Ps. 51. 4. “ sinned against heaven, and in thy sight, and
am no more worthy to be called thy son. But 22
ring on his hand, and shoes on his feet: and 23
bring hither the fatted calf, and kill it; and Eph. 2. 1. “ let us eat, and be merry: ° for this my son 24
was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and
cause he hath received him safe and sound.
transgressed I at any time thy commandment:
& 5.14. Rev. 3. 1.
and of the unjust steward.
125 L. 15.“ and yet thou never gavest me a kid, that I A. D. 33. 30“ might make merry with my friends : but as
soon as this thy son was come, which hath “ devoured thy living with harlots, thou hast 31 " killed for him the fatted calf. And he said
“ unto him, Son, thou art ever with me, and
thy brother was dead, and is alive again; and
rich man and Lazarus. L. 16.
And he said also unto his disciples, “ There
may receive me into their houses. So he
called every one of his lord's debtors unto him, “ and said unto the first, How much owest thou 6“ unto my lord? And he said, An hundred mea
sures of oil. And he said unto him, Take thy
bill, and sit down quickly, and write fifty. 7" Then said he to another, And how much owest 6 thou? And he said, An hundred measures of “ wheat. And he said unto him, Take thy bill, 8" and write fourscore. And the lord commend“ed the unjust steward, because he had done * Eph. 5.8.
wisely: for the children of this world are in “ their generation wiser than a the children of Dan. 4. 9“ light. And I say unto you, "Make to your-6.17,18,19.
1 Thes. 5. 5.
A. D. 33. “ selves friends ? of the mammon of unrighte-L. 16.
“ousness; that, when ye fail, they may receive
you into everlasting habitations. He that is 10
unjust also in much. If therefore ye have not 11
one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve
And the Pharisees also, who were covetous, 14 heard all these things: and they derided him.
And he said unto them, “ Ye are they which 15 • Ps. 7. 9. “ justify yourselves before men; but ‘God know
“eth your hearts: for that which is highly
sight of God. The law and the prophets were 16
“ God is preached, and every man presseth into e Ps. 102. “ it. And it is easier for heaven and earth to 17 26, 27.
pass, than one tittle of the law to fail.
Whosoever putteth away his wife, and 18
“ marrieth another, committeth adultery: and 10, 11. “ whosoever marrieth her that is put away from
“ her husband committeth adultery.
“ There was a certain rich man, which was 19
sumptuously every day: and there was a cer- 20
man’s table : moreover the dogs came and
D. C. 4 ulcers. D.
d 1 Sam. 16.7.
66 Is. 40. 8. & 51. 6. 1 Pet. 1.25. fi Cor. 7.
rich man and Lazarus.
12. h Is. 66.24
L. 16. “ into Abraham's bosom : the rich man also A. D. 33. 23“ died, and was buried; and in 2 hell he lift
“ he cried and said, Father Abraham, have
my tongue; for I am tormented in this
things, and likewise Lazarus evil things: but
now he is comforted, and thou art tormented. 26" And beside all this, between us and you there “ is a great gulf fixed : so that they which would
pass from hence to you cannot; neither can “they pass to us, that would come from thence. 27 “ Then he said, I pray thee therefore, father,
“ that thou wouldest send him to my father's 28 “ house: for I have five brethren; that he may
testify unto them, lest they also come into 29 this place of torment. Abraham saith unto
“ him, * They have Moses and the prophets; * Is. 8. 20. 30“ let them hear them. And he said, Nay, father
“ Abraham: but if one went unto them from 21. & 17. 31.“ the dead, they will å repent. And he said unto
him, If they hear not Moses and the prophets,
neither will they be persuaded, though one “ rose from the dead.”
hades. C. 3 reform. C.
& 34. 16. Acts 15.
2 the unseen world. D.
A. D. 33.
94. Christ teacheth the disciples to avoid offences ;
L. 17. Then said he unto the disciples, “ * It is im* 1 Cor. 11.“ possible but that offences will come: but
woe unto him, through whom they come! it 2
sea, than that he should * offend one of these
“ little ones. Take heed to yourselves : If thy 3 Lev. 19. “ brother trespass against thee, rebuke him; 17. Prov. " and if he repent, forgive him. And if he tres- 4 Jam. 5. 19. “ pass against thee seven times in a day, and
“ seven times in a day turn again to thee, say-
a servant plowing or feeding cattle, will say
were commanded him? I 6 trow not. So like- 10
things which are commanded you, say, We “ are unprofitable servants: we have done that “ which was our duty to do.”
c Job 22.3.