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Lu. 21; 7.
They shall all be so razed, that one stone will
not be left upon another. 3 Afterwards, as he was sitting on the Mount of Mat. 24; $
Olives, over against the templè, Peter, and James, 4 and John, and Andrew, asked him privately, Tell
us, when will this happen? And what will be the 5 sign when all this is to be accomplished ? Jesus
answering them, took occasion to say, Take heed 6 that no 'man seduce you; for will
my character, saying, 'I am the person,' and 7 will seduce many. But when ye hear of wars,
and rumours of wars, be not alarmed; for this
must happen, but the end is not yet. 8 For nation will rise against nation, and king- Mat. 24; 7:
dom against kingdom ; and there will be earth- Mat. 10; 17.
quakes in sundry places, and there will be famines Jo. 16; 2. 9 and commotions. These are the prelude of woes.
But take heed to yourselves; for they will deliver you to councils; and ye will be beaten in the sy
nagogues, and brought before governors and kings 10 for my sake, to bear testimony to them. The
good tidings, however, must first be published 11 amongst all nations. But when they conduct Lu. 12; 1:.
; . you, to deliver you up, have no anxiety beforehand, nor premeditate what ye shall speak; but whatever shall be suggested to you in that mo
ment, speak; for it is not ye that shall speak, but 12 the Holy Spirit. Then the brother will deliver
up the brother to death; and the father the child;
and children will arise against their parents, and 13 procure their death. And on my account ye shall
be hated universally ; but the man who persever
eth to the end shall be saved. Mat. 24; 15. 14 But when ye shall see, in an unsuitable place, Lu. 21; 20: Dan. 9; 26 the desolating abomination foretold by the Pro
phet Daniel, ( Reader attend !) then let those in 15 Judea flee to the mountains; and let not him who
shall be on the roof, go down into the house, nor 16 enter it, to carry any thing out of his house; and
let not him who shall be in the field, turn back to 17 fetch his mantle. But woe to the women with
child, and to them who give suck in those days. 18 Pray, then, that your flight happen not in the win19 ter; because there shall be such affiction, in those
days, as hath not been before, from the beginning
of the world which God created, nor shall be ever 20 after. Had the Lord assigned it a long duration,
no soul could escape; but for the sake of the people whom he hath elected, he hath made its
duration the shorter. Mat. 24; 23. 21 Then if any one shall say to you, 'Lo! the Lu. 17; 23. & 21; 8. · Messiah is here,' or, ‘Lo! he is yonder,' be
22 lieve it not. For false messiahs and false prophets
will arise, who will perform wonders and prodi
gies, in order to impose, if possible, even on the 23 elect. Be ye therefore upon your guard: remem
ber, I have warned you of every thing. Mat. 24; 29. 24 But in those days, after that affliction, the sun Is. 13; 10.
shall be darkened, and the moon shall withhold Ezek, 32;7. 25 her light; and the stars of heaven shall fall; and
10 31. & 3; 15. the powers which are in heaven shall be shaken. Rev. 1; 7.
26 Then they shall see the Son of Man coming in
Lu. 21; 25:
Lu. 21; 29
CH. 13. 27 the clouds with great power and glory. Ther, he
will send his messengers, and assemble his elect
tremities of heaven and earth. 28
Learn now a similitude from the fig-tree. When Mat. 24; 32:
its branches become tender, and put forth leaves, 29 ye know that the summer is nigh. In like manner, when
ye shall see these things happen, know 30 that he is near, even at the door. Verily I say un
to you, that this generation shall not pass until all 31 these things be accomplished. For heaven and
earth shall fail : but my words shall not fail. 32 But of that day, or of that hour knoweth none Mat. 24; 42.
(not the heavenly messengers, no not the Son) but 33 the Father. Be circumspect, be vigilant, and pray; 34 for ye know not when that time will be. When a
man intendeth to travel, he leaveth his household
in charge to his servants, assigneth to every one 35 his task, and ordereth the porter to watch. Watch
ye therefore ; for ye know not when the master of the house will return, whether in the evenings, or
at midnight », or at cockcrowing ss, or in the 36 morning ), lest coming suddenly, he find you
asleep. Now, what I say unto you, I say unto all, Watch.
31 Nine afternoon.
THE LAST SUPPER.
Lii. 2; 1: Jo. 11; 47, 53.
Mat. 26; 6.
Mat. 26; 1. XIV. AFTERtro days was the feast of the passover,
and of unleavened bread. And the chief priests
and the scribes were contriving how they might take 2 Jesus by surprize, and kill him. They said, how
ever, Not during the festival, for fear of an insur
rection among the people. 3 Now being at table in Bethany, in the house of
Simon (formerly]a leper, there came a woman who had an alabaster box of the balsam of spikenard, which was very costly: and she broke open
the box, 4 and poured the liquor upon his head.
There were some present who said, with secret indignation, 5 Why this profusion of the balsam ? For it could
have been sold for more than three hundred de
narii 35, which might have been given to the poor. 6 And they murmured against her. But Jesus said,
Let her alone. Why do ye molest her? She hath Deu. 15; 11. 7 done me a good office. For ye will have the
poor always amongst you, and can do them good when
ever ye please ; but me ye will not always have. 8 She hath done what she could. She hath before. 9. hand embalmed my body for the funeral. Verily
35 Upwards of 91. sterling.
сн 14. .
Lu. 22; 7
in whatsoever corner of the world the gospel shall be preached, what this woman
hath now done shall be mentioned to her honour. 10 Then Judas Iscariot, one of the twelve, repair- Mat 26; 14
ed to the chief priests, to betray Jesus to them. Lu. 22; 3 11 And they listened to him with joy, and promised
to give him money. Afterwards he sought a fa
vourable opportunity to deliver him up. 12
Now the first day of unleavened bread, when Mat. 26; 17the passover is sacrificed, his disciples said to him,
Whither shall we go to prepare for thy eating the 13 passover ? Then he sent two of his disciples, say
ing to them, Go into the city, where ye will meet 14 a man carrying a pitcher of water, follow him; and
wherever he shall enter, say to the master of the
chamber, in which I may eat the passover with 15 ‘my disciples?' And he will show you a large
upper room ready furnished, there prepare for us. 16 Accordingly his disciples went away, and being
come into the city, found every thing as he had
told them, and prepared the passover. 17 In the evening he went thither with the twelve. Mat. 26; 2018 As they were at table eating, Jesus said, Verily I Jo. 13; 21:
say unto you, that one of you who eateth with me, 19 will betray me. Upon this they became very sor
rowful, and asked him, all of them, one after an20 other, Is it I ? He answering, said to them, It is Ps. 41; 9.
one of the twelve, he who dippeth his morsel in 21 the dish with me. The Son of Man departeth in the manner foretold in Scripture concerning