ing the Gospel 6 of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people.

36 g But when he saw the 'multitudes, he was moved with compassion on them, because they fainted," and were scattered abroad, as sheep having no shepherd

37 Then saith he unto his disciples, 'The harvest truly is plenteous, le but the labourers are few;

38 "Pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he will send forth labourers into his harvest.

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MARK, vi. 34: And Jesus, when he came out, saw much people, and was moved with compassion toward them, because they were as sheep not having a shepherd : and he began to teach them many things.

* Num. xxvii. 17: That the congregation of the Lord be not as sheep which have no shepherd. 1 Kings, xxii. 17: And he said, I saw all Israel scattered upon the hills, as sheep that have not a shepherd : And the LORD said, These have no master , let them return every man to his house in

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. 5, 6: And they were scattered, because there is no shepherd : and they became meat to all the beasts of the field, when they were scattered. My sheep wandered through alí the mountains, and upon every high hill: yea, my flock was


all the face of the earth, and none did search or seek after them. Zec, x. 2: The diviners have seen a lie, and have told false dreams; they comfort in vain: therefore hey went their way as a flock, they were troubled, because here was no shepherd,

*Luke, x. 2: The harvest truly is great, but &c. as here. loun, iv. 35 : Say not ye, there are yet four months, and then ometh harvest? Behold, I say unto you, lift up your eyes, nd look on the fields; for they are white already to harvest. "Ps. lxviii. 11: The LORD gave the word: great was the ompany of those that published it. 2 Thes. iii. 1: Finally


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2 Now the names of the twelve apostles are these; The first, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother; James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother ;

3 Philip, and Bartholomew; Thomas, and Matthew the Publican ; James the son of Alphæus and Lebbæus, whose surname was Thaddæus ;

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CHAP. X. MARK, iii. 13, 14: And he goeth up into a mountain, and calleth unto him whom he would: and they came unto him, And he ordained twelve, that they should be with him, and that he might send them forth to preach. do. 6, 7, &c: And he calleth unto him the twelve, and began to send them forth by two and two; and gave them power over unclean spirits

, &c. LUKE, vi. 13: And when it was day, he called unto him his disciples : and of them he chose twelve, whom also he named apostles. do. ix. 1: Then he called his twelve disciples together, and gave them power and authority over all devils, and to cure diseases.

"Acts, xvi. 18: Paul, being grieved, turned and said to the spirit, I command thee in the name of Jesus Christ to come out of her.

And he came out the same hour. * LUKE, vi. 13, &c: And when it was day, he called unto him his disciples : and of them he chose twelve, whom also he named apostles, &c.

« Joun, i. 42: When Jesus beheld him, he said, Thou art Simon the son of Jona : thou shalt be called Cephas, which is by interpretation, a stone.

* Luke, vi. 15: Simon called Zelotes. Acts, i. 13: Simon Zelotes.

Of Kerioth, a city. See Josh. xv. 25. John, xiii. 26: And when he had dipped the sop, he gave it to Judas Iscariot, the son of Simon.



5 These twelve Jesus sent forth, and commanded them saying, Go not into the way of the Gentiles, and into any city of the "Samaritans enter ye not :

6 But go rather to the 'lost sheep of the house? of Israel.

7 And as ye go, preach, saying, “The kingdom of heaven is at hand.

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See on John, iv. 5, 9, 20. Ps. cxix. 176: I have gone astray like a lost sheep; seek thy servant; for I do not forget thy commandments. Isa. liii. 6: All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; and the Lord hath laid on him the iniquity of us all. Jer. 1. 6, 17: My people hath been lost sheep; their shepherds have caused them to go astray, they have turned them away on the mountains : they have gone from mountain to hill, they have forgotten their resting place. Israel is a scattered sheep; the lions have driven him away : first the king of Assyria hath devoured; and last this Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon hath broken his bones. Ezek. xxxiv. 5, 6, 8: And they were scattered, because there is no shepherd : and they became meat to all the beasts of the field, when they were scattered. My sheep wandered through all the mountains, and upon every high hill: yea, my flock was scattered upon all the face of the earth, and none did search or seek after them. As I live, saith the LORD God, surely beflock became a prey,


flock became meat to every beast of the field, because there was no shepherd, neither did my shepherds search for my flock, but the shepherds fed themselves, and fed not my flock. Mat. xv. 24: I am not sent but unto the lost sheep of the house of Israel. Acts, iii. 26: Unto you first God, having raised up his Son Jesus, sent him to bless you, in turning away every one of you from his iniquities. do. xiii. 46: Then Paul and Barnabas waxed bold, and said, It was necessary that the word of God should first have been spoken to you: but seeing ye put it from you, and udge yourselves unworthy of everlasting life, lo, we turn to he Gentiles. ROM. XV.8: Jesus Christ was a minister of the circumcision for the truth of God, to confirm the promises nade unto the fathers. 1 Pet. ii. 25: for ye'were as sheep oing astray; but are now returned unto the Shepherd and Bishop of your souls.

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k Mat. iii. 2: Repent ye : for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. do. iv. 17: From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say, Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. LUKE, ix. 2 And he sent them to preach the kingdom of God. do. x. 9: Say unto them, the kingdom of God is come nigh unto you.

I Acts, viii. 18, 20: And when Simon saw that through laying on of the apostles' hands, the Holy Ghost was given, he offered them money. But Peter said unto him, Thy money perish with thee, because thou hast thought that the gift of God may

be purchased with money. do. xx. 33, 34: I have coveted no man's silver or gold, or apparel. Yea, yourselves know, that these hands have ministered unto my necessities. 1 Cor. ix. 11–14: If we have sown unto you spiritual things, is it a great thing if we shall reap your carnal things ? If others be partakers of this power over you, are not we rather? Nevertheless we have not used this power.-Do ye not know that they which minister about holy things, live of the things of the temple ? and they which wait at the altar are partakers with the altar ? Even so hath the Lord ordained that they which preach the gospel should live of the gospel. do. xv. 10: I laboured more abundantly than they all: yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me. 1 Pet. v. 2: Feed the Aock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind.

m 1 Sam. ix. 7: Then said Saul to his servant, But, behold, if we go, what shall we bring the man ? for the bread is spent in our vessels, and there is not a present to bring to the man of God. Mark, vi. 8: [Jesus] commanded them that they should take nothing for their journey, save a staff only; no scrip, no bread, no money in their purse. Luke, ix. 3: Take nothing for your journey, neither staves, nor scrip, neither bread, neither money; neither have two coats a piece. do. x. 4: Carry neither purse, nor scrip, nor shoes. do. xxii. 35; And he said unto them, When I sent you without purse, and scrip, and shoes, lacked ye any thing? And they said, Nothing.

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10 Nor scrip for your journey,” neither two oats, neither shoes, nor yet staves : 6 °for the workman is worthy of his meat.? 11 And into whatsoever Pcity or town ye

shall nter, enquire who in it is worthy ;8 and there abide till ye go thence.

12 And when ye come into an house, salute it.

13 And if the "house be worthy, let your peace come upon it: but if it be 'not worthy, let your peace return to you.

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Lev. xix. 13 : The wages of him that is hired, shall not abide with thee all night until the morning. Deur, xxiv. 14, 15: Thou shalt not oppress an hired servant that is poor and needy.--At his day thou shalt give him his hire, neither shall he sun go down upon it; for he is poor, and setteth his heart upon it: lest he cry against thee unto the LORD, and it be sin into thee. Luke, x. 7, &c: In the same house remain, eating nd drinking such things as they give : for the labourer is vorthy of his hire, &c. ° 1 Cor. ix. 7: Who goeth a warfare ny time at his own charges? Who planteth a vineyard, and ateth not of the fruit thereof? Or who feedeth a fock, and ateth not of the milk of the flock? Gal. vi. 6: Let him hat is taught in the word, communicate unto him that teacheth

all good things. 1 Tim. v. 17, 18: Let the elders that rule ell be counted worthy of double honour, especially they who -bur in the word and doctrine. For the Scripture saith, Thou lalt not muzzle the ox that treadeth out the corn. And, the bourer is worthy of his reward. P LUKE, X. 8: And into whatsoever city ye enter, and they ceive you, eat such things as are set before you. 9 LUKE, x. 5: Into whatsoever house ye enter, first say, eace be to this housę. "Acts, xiii. 46: It was necessary that the word of God ould first have been spoken to you : but seeing ye put it m you, and judge yourselves unworthy of everlasting life, lo, turn to the Gentiles. Ps. xxxv. 13: My prayer returned into mine own bosom. MARK, vi. 11: Whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear 1, when ye depart thence, shake off the dust under your feet a testimony against them. Verily I say unto you, it shall

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