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78. Jesus works a miracle to pay the tribute
топеу. M". 17.
And when they were come to Capernaum, A. D. 32. they that received tribute money came to Peter,
and said, Doth not your master pay ? tribute ?
the house, Jesus prevented him, saying, “What
“ of the earth take custom or tribute ? of their
unto him, Of strangers. Jesus saith unto him, 27 “ Then are the children free. Notwithstand
ing, lest we should offend them, go thou to “ the sea, and cast an hook, and take up the “ fish that first cometh up; and when thou hast
opened his mouth, thou shalt find a ' piece
me and thee.”
est. Jesus exhorteth them to humility.
33 “ What was it that ye disputed among your-
peace: for by the way they had disputed among L. 9. 47 themselves, who should be the greatest. And Mk.9.35 Jesus, perceiving the thought of their heart, sat
down, and called the twelve, and saith unto
them, “If any man desire to be first, the same 36 “ shall be last of all, and servant of all.” And
he took a child, and set him in the midst of
them: and when he had taken him in his arms, M". 18. he said unto them, “Verily I say unto you,
3“ a Except ye be converted, and become as little a Ps.131.2.
“ children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom 20. 4" of heaven. Whosoever therefore shall humble 1 Pet. 2.2. “ himself as this little child, the same is great“est in the kingdom of heaven. And whoso
1 Cor. 14.
Christ teacheth to avoid offences.
A. D. 32. “ shall receive one such little child in my name
receiveth me: and whosoever shall receive me, Mk. 9.
“ receiveth not me, but him that sent me.” 37 b Num.ll. ÞAnd John answered him, saying, Master, we 38
saw one casting out devils in thy name, and he
he followeth not us. But Jesus said, “Forbid 39 c1 Cor. 12. “ him not: for there is no man which shall do
a miracle in my name, that can lightly speak
cup of water to drink in my name, because
ye belong to Christ, verily I say unto you, he
“ stone were hanged about his neck, and he
“ offend thee, cut it off: it is better for thee
“ hands to go into hell, into the fire that never
“ not, and the fire is not quenched. And if thy 45
never shall be quenched: where their worm 46
dieth not, and the fire is not quenched. And 47
not, and the fire is not quenched. For every 49
“ fice shall be salted with salt. Salt is good : 50 8 Eph. 4.
“ but if the salt have lost his saltness, where-
“ Take heed that ye despise not one of these M". 18.
That in heaven 10
f Lev.2.13. Ezek. 43. 24.
29. Col. 4. 6. h Rom. 12. 18. & 14. 19. 2 Cor. 13. 11. Heb.12.14.
How to treat an offending brother.
101 M". 18. “i their angels do always k behold the face of A. D. 32.
11 “ my Father which is in heaven. For the Son Ps. 34.7.
“ of man is come to save that which was lost. Heb. 1. 14. “ How think ye? if a man have an hundred Esth. 1.
sheep, and one of them be gone astray, doth “ he not leave the ninety and nine, and goeth
“ into the mountains, and seeketh that which 13“ is gone astray? and if so be that he find it,
verily I say unto you, he rejoiceth more of
“ of your Father which is in heaven, that one
“ Moreover 'if thy brother shall trespass Lev. 19. “ against thee, go and tell him his fault between
“ thee and him alone: if he shall hear thee, 16“ " thou hast gained thy brother. But if he m James
“ will not hear thee, then take with thee one or 1 Pet. 3. 1. “ two more, that in n the mouth of two or three - Deut
. 17. 17" witnesses every word may be established. And
“ if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it unto Heb.10.28. “ the 2 church : but if he neglect to hear the
church, let him be unto thee as an oheathen oRom. 16. man and a publican. Verily I say unto you, 1 Cor
. 5. 9. “ Whatsoever ye shall bind on earth shall be 2 Thess
. 3. “ bound in heaven: and whatsoever ye shall
“ loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven. P 1 Cor. 5. 19“ Again I say unto you, That if two of you
“ shall agree on earth as touching any thing
“ that they shall ask, " it shall be done for them 1 John 3. 20“ of my Father which is in heaven. For where
two or three are gathered together in my
how oft shall my brother sin against me, and
unto him, “I say not unto thee, Until seven 23“ times : 'but, Until seventy times seven. There- ' Col.3.13. “ fore is the kingdom of heaven likened unto a
6. & 19.15. 2 Cor. 13.1.
2 John 10.
22. & 5.14.
The unmerciful servant.
Neh. 5. 8.
A. D. 32. “ certain king, which would take account of his M". 18.
“ servants. And when he had begun to reckon, 24
one was brought unto him, which owed him
“ ten thousand talents. But forasmuch as he 25 $2 Kin.4.1. “ had not to pay, his lord commanded him sto
“ be sold, and his wife, and children, and all
servant therefore fell down, and worshipped
And he would not: but went and cast him 30
their lord all that was done. Then his lord, 32
“ to the tormentors, till he should pay all that * Prov. 21. “ was due unto him. So likewise shall
my Jam. 2. 13. “ heavenly Father do also unto you, if
your hearts forgive not every one his brother
80. The seventy disciples are instructed and sent
forth. L. 10.
AFTER these things the Lord appointed other A. D. 32. seventy also, and sent them two and two before his face into every city and place, whither he 2 himself would come. Therefore said he unto them, “The harvest truly is great, but the “ labourers are few: *pray ye therefore the 2 Thess.
“ Lord of the harvest, that he would send forth 3“ labourers into his harvest. Go your ways :
“ behold, I send you forth as lambs among 4" wolves. Carry neither purse, nor scrip, nor 5“ shoes : and salute no man by the way. And 2 Kings
“ into whatsoever house ye enter, first say, 6“ Peace be to this house. And if the son of
peace be there, your peace shall rest upon it: 7“ if not, it shall turn to you again. And in the
same house remain, eating and drinking such 1 Cor. 10.
things as they give: for the labourer is wor-a'i Cor. 9. “thy of his hire. Go not from house to house. 4, &c. 8“ And into whatsoever city ye enter, and they 18. “ receive you, eat such things as are set before
you: and heal the sick that are therein, and
say unto them, The kingdom of God is come 10“ nigh unto you. But into whatsoever city ye
“ enter, and they receive you not, go your ways
“ out into the streets of the same, and say, 11 “ e Even the very dust of your city, which cleav-Acts 13. “ eth on us, we do wipe off against you: not
withstanding be ye sure of this, that the king12“ dom of God is come nigh unto you. But I
say unto you, that it shall be more tolerable “ in that day for Sodom, than for that city.
“ Woe unto thee, Chorazin! woe unto thee, “ Bethsaida ! 'for if the mighty works had been 'Ezek. 3.6. “ done in Tyre and Sidon, which have been
“ done in you, they had a great while ago re14“ pented, sitting in sackcloth and ashes. But " it shall be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon
1 Tim. 5.
51. & 18.6.