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How to attain eternal life.

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M". 19.“ steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Honour A. D. 33.

19 “ thy father and thy mother: and, Thou shalt Lev. 19. 20“ love thy neighbour as thyself.” The young Rom.13.9.

man saith unto him, All these things have I Gal. 5. 14. Mk. 10. kept from my youth up: what lack I yet? Then James 28.

21 Jesus beholding him loved him, and said unto

him, “One thing thou lackest: go thy way, sell
“ whatsoever thou hast, and give to the poor,

" and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and
22“ come, take up the cross, and follow me.” And

he was sad at that saying, and went away

grieved: for he had great possessions.
L.18.24 And when Jesus saw that he was very sor-
Mk. 10. rowful, he saith unto his disciples, “How hardly

23 “ shall they that have riches enter into the
24“ kingdom of God!” And the disciples were

astonished at his words. But Jesus answereth
again, and saith unto them, “Children, how

“ hard is it for them that trust in riches to c Job 31.
25“ enter into the kingdom of God! It is easier
“ for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, 1 Tim. 6.

17.
" than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom
26 “ of God.” And they were astonished out of

measure, saying among themselves, Who then
27 can be saved? And Jesus looking upon them

saith, “ With men it is impossible, but not with

“ God: for with God all things are possible.” Jer. 32. M". 19. Then answered Peter and said unto him, Be

27 hold, we have forsaken all, and followed thee; Deut. 33.
28 what shall we have therefore? And Jesus said

unto them, “Verily I say unto you, That ye
“ which have followed me, in the regeneration
“ when the Son of man shall sit in the throne
“ of his glory, 'ye also shall sit upon twelve1 Cor. 6.

2, 3.
thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
Mk. 10.“ There is no man that hath left house, or bre-

29 “ thren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife,

“ or children, or lands, for my sake, and the 30 “ gospel's, 8 but he shall receive an hundredfold 5 2 Chron.

“ now in this time, houses, and brethren, and 25. 9.

24. Ps. 52. 7. & 62. 10.

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Rev. 2. 26.

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The parable of the labourers.

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A. D. 33. “ sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands, Mk 10.

“ with persecutions; and in the world to come
“ eternal life. But many that are first shall be 31
“ last; and the last first.

“For the kingdom of heaven is like unto a M". 20.
man that is an housholder, which went out 1
early in the morning to hire labourers into his

vineyard. And when he had agreed with the 2
“ labourers for a penny a day, he sent them into
“his vineyard. And he went out about the 3
“third hour, and saw others standing idle in
" the marketplace, and said unto them; Go ye 4
“ also into the vineyard, and whatsoever is right
" I will give you. And they went their way.

Again he went out about the sixth and ninth 5

hour, and did likewise. And about the ele- 6
“ venth hour he went out, and found others
“ standing idle, and saith unto them, Why stand
" ye here all the day idle? They say unto him, 7
“ Because no man hath hired us. He saith unto
“them, Go ye also into the vineyard ; and
“ whatsoever is right, that shall ye receive. So 8
“ when even was come, the lord of the vineyard
“ saith unto his steward, Call the labourers, and

give them their hire, beginning from the last
“ unto the first. And when they came that were 9
hired about the eleventh hour, they received

every man a penny. But when the first came, 10
they supposed that they should have received
more; and they likewise received every man

a penny. And when they had received it, they 11
“ murmured against the goodman of the house,

saying, These last have wrought but one hour, 12
“ and thou hast made them equal unto us, which
“ have borne the burden and heat of the day.
“ But he answered one of them, and said, Friend, 13
“I do thee no wrong: didst not thou agree
“ with me for a penny? Take that thine is, and 14
“ go thy way: I will give unto this last, even

as unto thee. Is it not lawful for me to do 15

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Christ foretelleth his own death.

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M". 20.“ what I will with mine own? 'Is thine eye A. D. 33. 16“ evil, because I am good ? So the last shall be Deu.15.9.

Prov. 23.6. first, and the first last: for many be called, 66 but few chosen.”

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106. Christ foretelleth his own death and resur

rection. Mk. 10.

And they were in the way going up to Jeru-
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salem; and Jesus went before them: and they
were amazed ; and as they followed, they were
afraid. And he took again the twelve, and

began to tell them what things should happen 33 unto him, saying, Behold, we go up to JeruL. 18.“ salem, and all things a that are written by the a Ps. 22.

31“ prophets concerning the Son of man shall be

32“ accomplished. For he shall be delivered unto b Acts 3. M". 20. “ the chief priests and unto the scribes, and 18, 19“ they shall condemn him to death, and shall cActs 3.13.

“ deliver him to the Gentiles to mock, and to

scourge, and to crucify him: and the third L. 18. “ day he shall rise again.” And they understood

34 none of these things: and this saying was hid

from them, neither knew they the things which
were spoken.
107. He answereth the mother of Zebedee's chil-

dren, and teacheth his disciples to be lowly. MW. 20.

THEN came to him the mother of Zebedee's
children with her sons, ' worshipping him, and
21 desiring a certain thing of him. And he said

unto her, “What wilt thou ?” She saith unto
him, Grant that these my two sons may sit, the

one on thy right hand, and the other on the
22 left, in thy kingdom. But Jesus answered and

said, “Ye know not what ye ask. Are ye able
“ to drink of the cup that I shall drink of, and
“ to be baptized with the baptism that I am a Acts 12.
“ baptized with ?” They say unto him, We are

Rom.8.17. 23 able. And he saith unto them, a Ye shall drink 2 Cor. 1. 7.

prostrating herself. C.

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Dan. 9. 24, 26. 1 Tim. 2.6. 66 Tit. 2. 14. e Rom. 5.

Heb. 9. 28.

A. D. 33. “ indeed of my cup, and be baptized with the MW. 20.

baptism that I am baptized with : but to sit

on my right hand, and on my left, is not mine
“ to give, but it shall be given to them for whom
“it is prepared of my Father.” And when the 24
ten heard it, they were moved with indignation
against the two brethren. But Jesus called them 25
unto him, and said, “Ye know that the princes
“ of the Gentiles ? exercise dominion over them,

“ and they that are great exercise authority
51 Pet. 5. “ upon them. But "it shall not be so among 26
Phil.2.7. “ you: but whosoever will be great among you,
4 18.53.10, “ let him be your minister; and whosoever will 27

“ be chief among you, let him be your servant:

even as the Son of man came not to be 28
1 Pet. 1.19. “ ministered unto, but to minister, and to give
15, 19.

“ his life a ransom for many."
108. Christ restoreth sight to Bartimæus.

Mk. 10.
And they came to Jericho: and as he went
out of Jericho with his disciples and a great
number of people, blind Bartimæus, the son of
Timæus, sat by the highway side begging. And L. 18.
hearing the multitude pass by, he asked what it 36
meant. And they told him, that Jesus of Naza-37
reth passeth by. And he began to cry out, and Mk 10.
say, Jesus, thou son of David, have mercy on 47
me. And many charged him that he should 48
hold his peace: but he cried the more a great
deal, Thou son of David, have mercy on me.
And Jesus stood still, and commanded him to 49
be called. And they call the blind man, saying
unto him, Be of good comfort, rise; he calleth
thee. And he, casting away his garment, rose, 50
and came to Jesus. And Jesus answered and 51
said unto him, “ What wilt thou that I should
“ do unto thee?” The blind man said unto him, M". 20.
Lord, that I might receive my sight. So Jesus 34
had compassion, and said unto him, “ Receive L. 18. 42

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Christ visiteth Zacchæus.

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L.18.43 “ thy sight: thy faith hath saved thee.” And A. D. 33.

immediately he received his sight, and followed
him, * glorifying God: and all the people, when "Acts 4.21.

they saw it, gave praise unto God.
L. 19.1 And Jesus entered and passed through Jericho.
109. Christ visiteth Zacchæus a publican. Para-

ble of the ten pieces of money. L. 19.

AND, behold, there was a man named Zacchæus, which was the chief among the publicans, 3 and he was rich. And he sought to see Jesus

who he was; and could not for the press, be4 cause he was little of stature. And he ran

before, and climbed up into a sycomore tree to 6 see him: for he was to pass that way. And

when Jesus came to the place, he looked up, and saw him, and said unto him, “ Zacchæus, “ make haste, and come down ; for to day I 6“ must abide at thy house.” And he made haste, 7 and came down, and received him joyfully. And when they saw it, they all murmured, saying, That he was gone to be guest with a man that 8 is a sinner. And Zacchæus stood, and said unto the Lord; Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor; and if I have taken any thing from any man ? by false accusation, * I re- Ex. 22. 1. 9 store him fourfold. And Jesus said unto him, 3. 2 Sam.

“This day is salvation come to this house, for- 12. 6. 10 “ somuch as he also is a son of Abraham. For Rom. 4. “ the Son of man is come to seek and to save Gal. 3. 7.

11, 12, 16. 6 that which was lost.”

And as they heard these things, he added and spake a parable, because he was nigh to Jerusalem, and because they thought that the Acts 1.6.

kingdom of God should immediately appear. 12 He said therefore, “A certain nobleman went

“ into a far country to receive for himself a 13“ kingdom, and to return. And he called his “ ten servants, and delivered them ten pounds,

wrongfully. D.

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