ST. LUKE, IX., XVIL 16. And I brought him to thy and I spake to thy disciples that 40. And I besought thy disdisciples, and they could not they should cast him out; and ciples to cast him out; and cure him. they could not.

they could not. 17. Then Jesus answered and 19. He answereth him and 41. And Jesus answering, said, saith,

said, O, faithless and perverse genera. O, faithless generation, O, falthless and perverse generation,

tion, how long shall I be with you ? How long shall I be with you? How long shall I be with you ? How long shall I suffer you ? How long shall I suffer you ?

and suffer you ? Bring him hither to mo. Bring him unto me.

Bring thy son hither.
20. And they brought him
unto him : and when he saw 42. And as he was get a
him, straightway the spirit tare coming, the devil threw him
him : and he fell on the ground, down, and tare him.
and wallowed, foaming.

21. And he asked his father,
How long is it ago since this
came unto him?
And he said, Of a child.

22. And oft times it hath cast

him into the fire, and into the
(M. XVII. 16.)

waters, to destroy him : but if
thou canst do anything, have
compassion on us, and help us.

23. Jesus said unto him, If
thou canst believe, all things are
possible to him that believeth.

24. And straightway the father of the child cried out, and said with tears, Lord, I believe, help thou mine unbelief.

25. When Jesus saw that the

people came ranning together,
18. And Jesus rebuked the he rebuked the foul spirit, And Jesus rebuked the unclean
dovil :

saying unto him, Thou dumb
and deaf spirit, I charge thee
come out of him, and enter no
more into him.

26. And the spirit cried, and

rent him sore, and he departed out of him : and came out of him :

and healed the child ;
and the child was cured from
that very hour.

and he was as one dead : in 80
much that many said, Heis dead.

27. But Jesus took him by and delivered him again to his
the hand, and lifted him up; father.
and be arose.

43. And they were all
amazed at the mighty power of


28. And when he was come Verse concluded P. 89. 19. Then came the disciples into the house his disciples asked to Jesus apart, and said, Why him privately, could not we cast him out ? Why could not we cast him out? Chap. XVII., from P. 96.

5. And the apostles said unto the Lord, Increase our

faith. 20. And Jesus said unto them, 29. And he said unto them, 6. And the Lord said, Because of your unbelief; for verily I say unto you, If ye have faith as a grain of

If ye had faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say unto

mustard seed, ye might say this mountain, Remove hence to

unto this yonder place ; (1)

(Mk. XI. 23 P. 126.) sycamine tree, Be thou

plucked up by the root, and
be thou planted in the sea;

(1) M. XXI. 21.




ST. LUKE, XVIL IX. and it shall remove : and nothing

and it should obey you. shall be impossible unto you.

Continued P. 96. 21. How be it this kind goeth this kind can come forth by not out but by prayer and fasting. nothing, but by prayer and fasting. Ch. IX. 43 continued from P. 88.

43. But while they wondered 30. And they departed thence, everyone at all things which Jesus 22. And while they abode in and passed through Galilee : and did, he said unto his disciples, Galilee,

he would not that any man should
know it.

44. Let these sayings sink down

31. For he taught his disciples, into your ears : Jesus said unto them, and said unto them,

for the Son of man shall be delivered The Son of man shall be betrayed The Son of man is delivered into into the hands of men. into the hands of men :

the hands of men ; (1) 23. And they shall kill him, and they shall kill him : and after and the third day he shall be that he is killed, he shall rise the raised again. (1)

third day.
And they were exceeding sorry. 32. But they understood not 45. But they understood not
that saying,

this saying, and it was hid from
them, that they perceived it not:

and they feared to
and were afraid to ask him. ask him of that saying.
24. 1 And when they were 33. [ And he came to Caper.
come to Capernaum,
they that received tribute money
came to Peter, and said, Doth not
your master pay tribute ?.

25. He saith, Yes. And when he was come into the and, being in the house, house, Jesus prevented him, say ing, What thinkest thou, Simon ? of whom do the kings of the earth take custom, or tribute ? Of their own children, or of strangers ?

26. Peter saith unto him, of strangers ? Jesus saith unto him, Then are the children free.

27. Notwithstanding, lest we should offend them, go thou to the sea, and cast an hook, and take up the fish that first cometh ap: and when thou hast opened his mouth thou shalt find a piece of money : That take, and give unto them for me and thee.

be asked them, What was it that
ye disputed among yourselves, by
the way?



1. At the same time came the 34. But they held their peace,

46. I Then there arose a reason. disciples onto Jesus, saying, Who for, by the way, they had dis- ing among them, which of them is the greatest in the kingdom of puted among themselves who should be greatest. heaven?

should be the greatest.

35. And he sat down, and called the twelve, and saith unto them, If any man desire to be first, the same shall be last of all, and servant of all. (2)

47. And Jesus, perceiving the

thought of their heart,
36. And he took a child, and took a child, and set him
(1) Mk. VIII. 31, P. 85.
(2) Mk. X. 42, 44, P. 119.

2. And Jesus called a little

(1 M. XVI, 21 ; XX, 18.




St. LUKE, IX. XVII. child unto him, and set him in the midst of them ;

set him in the midst of them; by him ; 3. And said, Verily I say unto and when he had taken him in you, Except ye be converted, his arms he said unto them, 48. And said unto them, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the king. dom of heaven.

4. Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child, the same is greatest in the kingdom of heaven.

5. And whoso shall receive 37. Whosoever shall receive Whosoever shall receive this one such little child in my name one of such children in my child in my name, receiveth me: receiveth me. name, receiveth me :

and whosoever shall receive me
and whosoever shall receive me, receiveth him that sent me:
receiveth not me, but him that for he that is least among you
sent me.

all, the same shall be great.
38. | And John answered 49. | And John answered
him, saying, Master, we saw and said, Master, we saw one
one casting out devils in thy casting out devils in thy name ;
name; and he followeth not us :

and we forbad
and we forbad him, because he him, because he followeth not
followeth not us.

with us. 39. But Jesus said,

50. And Jesus said unto him,
Forbid him not;

Forbid him not,
for there is no man which shall
do a miracle in my name, that
can lightly speak evil of me.

40. For be that is not against for he that is not against us is
is on our part.
41. (see P. 56.)

Continued P. 117.
From P. 56.
6. But whoso shall offend ono 42. And whosoever shall CHAP. XVII. from P. 95.
of these little ones which believe offend one of these little ones
in me, it were better for him that believe in me, it is better 2. It were better for him
that a millstone were hanged for him that a millstone were that a millstone were hanged
about his neck, and that he were hanged about his neck, and he about his neck, and he cast
drowned in the depth of the sea were cast into the sea.

into the sea, than that he
should offend one of these
little ones.

for us.


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ST. LUKE, XV. it is better for thee to enter it is better for thee to enter into life halt or maimed, rather into life than

maimed, than having two hands, or two feet, having two hands to go into to be cast into everlasting fire. hell; into the fire that never

shall be quenched.

44. Where their worm dieth
not, and the fire is not quenched.

45. And if thy foot offend
thee, cut it off : it is better for
thee to enter halt into life,
than having two feet, to be
cast into hell fire; into the fire
that never shall be quenched :
46. (Where their worm dieth [t Wanting in most of the ancient

and the fire is not MŠS.-Alford.]

quenched :}+ 9. And if thine eye offend 47. And if thine eye offend thee, pluck it out, and cast it thee, pluck it out: it is better from thee : it is better for thee for thee to enter into the king. to enter life (1)

dom of God with one eye, rather than with one eye, thao, having two having two eyes to be cast into eyes, to be cast into hell &re : bell fire.

48. Where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched.

49. For every one shall be
salted with fire ; and every
sacrifice shall be salted with

50. Salt is good ; but if the
salt have lost his saltness,
wherewith will ye season it? (1) (1) L. XIV. 34. P. 33 M. V 13.
Have salt in yourselves, and
have peace one with another,

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St. MATTHEW, XVIII. of the ninety and nine which went not astray.

14. Even so it is not the will of your Father which is in heaven that one of these little ones should perisb.

Continued P. 96.


6. And when he cometh home, he calleth his friends and neighbours, saying unto them, Rejoice with me, for I have found my sheep which was lost.

7. I say unto you, That likewise joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need norepentance.

8. | Either what woman having ten pieces of silver, if she lose one piece, doth not light a candle, and sweep the house, and seek diligently till she find it ?

9. And when she hath found it, she calleth her friends and her neighbours together, saying, Rejoice with me ; for I have found the piece which I had lost.

10. Likewise I say unto you, There is joy in the presence of the angels of God, over one sinner that repenteth.

11. | And he said, A certain man had two sons :

12. And the younger said to his father, Father give me the portion of goods that falleth to

And he divided unto them his living

13. And not many days after, the younger son gathered all together, and took his journey into a far country, and there wasted his substance with riotous living.

14. And when he had spent all, there arose a mighty famine in that land : and he began to be in want.

15. And he went and joined himself to a citizen in that country; and he sent him into his field to feed swine.

16. And he would fain bave filled his belly with the husks that the swine did eat : and no man gave unto him.

17. And when he came to him. self he said, How many hired servants of my father's have bread enough, and to spare ; and I perish with hunger !

18. I will arise and go to my father, and will say unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven, and before thee,

19. And am no more worthy to be called thy son : make me as one of thy hired servants.

20. And he arose and came to his father. But when he was a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion,


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