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udge after the flesh; I judge' not any dan. Yet, if I judge, my Judgement is rue : for, I am not alone, but I and he Father that sent Me ; and in your Law it is written, that the Testimony it'two men is true. I am one,

that sear witness of my felf; and the Father that sent Me bears witne's of Me. Then Then said they to Him, where is Thy Cather? JESUS answered, You neiher know Me nor my Father: if you know.Me, perhaps you might know My Father allo: These words spake JESUS n the Treasury, teaching in the Temble; and no man apprehended him: for, iis hour was not yet come. Resp. Wbat need we now more Witneßes

for Thee? Thy own incomparable Works bear Testimony to Thee : 'and, were we Hot wilfully blind, we could not but see Thee.'* Tluminate our Souls, O Thou Light of the World! that we may follow Tbee, and behold Thee at last in the Light of Thy Glory. Thy self haft taught as whence thou camest and whic ther Thou art gone : 0 make Us ftill more firmly believe I bee, and A ill more eagerly desire to be with Thee. * Illuminate L 4


Lesson 141 Then said JESUS again to them, Igo My way,


you shall seek Me, and Thall dye in your fins : Whither I go you caunot come. The Jews therefore said, Will He kill Himself? because He says, Whither I go you cannot come.

And He said to them, You are from beneath; I am from above: You are of this World I am not of this world. Therefore said I to you, You shall dye in your fins ; for, if you believe not that I am He, you shall dye in your lins. Then said they to Him, who art Thou? JESUS said to them, The Beginning, who also spake to you. I have many things to say, and to judge of you : but He that sent Meis true'; and I spake to the World those things that I have heard of Him. And they knew not that He said to them that His Father was God. "Then faid JESUS to them, When you have lifted up the Son of Man, then shall you know that I am He; and that I do nothing of My felf: but, as My Father has taught Me I speak these things. And, He that sent Me is with Me; and He hath not left Me alone ; for, I always do the


hings that please Him. As He spake these vords many believ'd in Him. Resp. True, dearest Lord! we are from beneatb, and our understandings dark and low; we are of this World, and our thoughts dull and eartby. But,

Thou baltrais'd our Nature to bclieve in Thee; Suffer us not now to dye in our finis. Thon art, O Glorious JÉSV ! from above, and all Thy Words mysterious and Sublime ; Thou art from Heaven, and all Iby ways transcend our capacities. *But,


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Léson 152. Then said JEsus to those Jews who cliev'd in Him, If you continue in My Word you shall indeed be nay Disciples; Ind fhall know the truth, and the truth

you free. They answered lim, We are the feed of Abrabam, and içver servd any man: how say'st Thou, You shall be inade free? Jesus answer. d; Verily verily I say to you, whoever ommits sin is the servant of lin: And, he servant abides not in the house for ver but the Son abides for ever. If herefore the Son shall make you free, ou shall be free indeed. I know you

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I speak what I have seen with My Father; and you do what you have seen with your Father. They abswered and said to Him, Abraham is our Father. JESUS says to them, If you be the Children of Abraham, do the Works of Abraham. But now you feek to kill Me, a Man who have told you the truth which I have heard of God: this did not Abraham. You do the Deeds of your Father. Then said they to Him, We are not born of Fornication; we have one Father, God, JESUS said to them, if God were your Father, surely you would love me ; for, from God I proceeded and came: for, 1 came not of My felf, but he sent Me. Resp. 'Jis not enough to be born of Choria

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Lesson 153. Why do you not understand My Speech? because you cannot hear My Word. You are of your father, the Dee vil; and the lufts of your father you will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks a lye, he speaks of his own: for, he is a lyer and the father of it. But,

you the truth, you believe Me not. Which of


Me of fin? if I speak the truth to you, why

you not believe Me? He that is of God hears the words of God: You therefore hear them not, because you are not of God. Then answered the Jews and and said to Him, say we not well, Thou art a Samaritan and halt a Devil? JESUS answered, I have not a Devil: but, I honour my Father', and you: dilhonour Me, I seek not My own Gloa. ry ; there is one that seeks and judges. Verily verily, I say to you, If any Man keep My Word, he Niall never fee death


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