done in you, had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago in 'sackcloth and ashes.

22 But I say unto you, It shall be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon at the day of judgment, than for

you. 23 And thou, Capernaum, which art exalted unto heaven, shall be brought down to hell : for if the mighty works which have been done in thee, had been done in Sodom, it would have remained until this day.

24 But I say unto you, "That it shall be more tolerable for the land of Sodom, in the day of judgment, than for thee.

25 [ At that time Jesus answered and said, I thank thee, O Father, 'Lord of heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto Sbabes. was of Bethsaida of Galilee, and desired him, saying, Sir, we would see Jesus.

a Jon. iji. 7, 8: And he caused it to be proclaimed, and published through Nineveh, by the decree of the king and his nobles, saying, Let neither man nor beast, herd nor flock, taste any thing; let them not feed nor drink water; but let man and beast be covered with sackcloth, and cry mightily unto God : yea, let them

urn every one from his evil way, and from the violence that is in their hands. See

on Mat. x. 15. ISA. xiv. 13--15: Thou hast said in thy heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north. 'I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will be like the Most High. Yet thou shalt be brought down Eo hell, to the sides of the pit. LAm. ii. 1: How hath the LORD covered the daughter of Zion with a cloud in his anger, and cast down from heaven unto the earth the beauty of Israel. See

22. LUKE, X. 21, &c: In that hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit, and aid, I thank thee, &c. as here.

Deut. x. 14: Behold, the heaven, and the heaven of heavens s the LORD's thy God, the earth also, with all that therein is. 3 Ps. viii. 2: Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast





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26 Even so, Father : for so it seemed good in thy sight."

27 All things are delivered unto me of my Father: and no manknoweth the Son, but the Father; neither *knoweth any man the Father, save the

Dit was the good pleasere. Cr. thou ordained strength. Iss. Iij. 14: The wisdom of their wise men shall perish, and the understanding of their prudent men shall be hid. JEB. i. 7,8: But the Lord said unto me, Say not, I am a child: for thou shalt go to all that I shall send thée, and whatsoever I command thee thou shalt speak. Be not afraid of their faces : for I am with thee to deliver thee, saith the LORD. MAT. xi. 17: Blessed art thou, Simon Barjona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven. 1 Cor. i. 19, 27: For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent. But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world, to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world, to confound the things which are mighty. do. ï.8: Which none of the princes of this world knew : for had they known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory. JAMES, ii. 5: Hearken, my beloved brethren, hath not God chosen the poor of this world, rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he hath promised to them that love him?

1 Cor. i. 21: After that, in the wisdom of God, the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe.

MAT. xxviii. 18: All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth. John, xiii. 3: Jesus knowing that the Father had given all things into his hands. 1 Cor. xv. 27: He hath put all things under his feet. But when he saith all things are put under him, it is manifest that he is excepted which did put all all things under him. Eph. i. 22: Hath put all things under his feet, and gave him to be the head over all things to the church. See on MAT. xxviii. 18.

* John, i. 18: No man hath seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared him. do. vi. 46: Not that any man hath

the Father, save he which is of God, he hath seen the Father. do. x. '15: As the Father knoweth me, even so know I the Father. 1 John, v. 20: And we know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true : and we are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.

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Son, and he to whomsoever the Son will reveal im.

28 T'Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

29 Take my yoke upon you, and " learn of me; For I am "meek and "lowly in heart : and ye shall find rest unto your souls.

30 For my 'yoke is easy," and my burden 12 is ight.

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'Isa.lv. 1: Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters, and he that hath no money, come ye, buy and eat, yea ome, buy wine and milk without money and without price. Ohn, vi. 35: Jesus said unto them, I am the bread of life: e that cometh to me shall never hunger, and he that believeth n me, shall never thirst. do. vii. 37: Jesus stood and cried, aying, If any man thirst, let him come unto me and drink. .cts, iv. 12: Neither is there salvation in any other: for there none other name under heaven given among men whereby we ust be saved.

John, xiii. 15: I have given you an example, that ye ould do as I have done to you. Phil. ii. 5: Let this mind

in you, which was also in Christ Jesus. 1 Per. ii. 21: rist also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye ould follow his steps.

1 JOHN, ii. 6: He that saith he ideth in him ought himself also so to walk, even as he Llked. Mat. xii. 19: Mat. xxi. 15: Behold, thy king cometh unto ee, meek, and sitting upon an ass. Zeck. ix. 9: Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion, shout, daughter of Jerusalem : behold, thy king cometh unto thee: is just, and having salvation, lowly, and riding upon an ass, 1 upon a colt the fole of an ass. PHIL. ii. 7,8: But made self of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a Fant, and was made in the likeness of men : And being ad in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became client unto death, even the death of the cross. Jer. vi. 16: Thus saith the LORD, Stand ye in the ways, see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls. Ps. cxix. 14, 24, 103, 104: I have rejoiced in the way of estimonies, as much as in all riches. Thy testimonies also ay delight and my counsellors. How sweet are thy words

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CHAP. XII. 1 Christ reproveth the blindness of the Pharisees concerning the breack of the sabbath, 3 by Scriptures, 9 by reason, 13 and by a miracle

. Ž2 He healeth the man possessed that was blind and dumb. 31 Blasphemy against the Holy Ghost shall never be forgiven. 36 Account shall be made of idle words. 38 He rebuketh the un. faithful, who seek after a sign : 49 and sheweth who is his brother, sister, and mother,

AT that time Jesus went on the sabbath day through the corn; and his disciples were an hungred, and began to pluck “the ears of corn, and to eat.

2 But when the Pharisees saw it, they said unto him, Behold, thy disciples do that which is not lawful to do "upon the sabbath day.

3 But he said unto them, Have ye not read ewhat David did, when he was an hungred, and they that were with him ;

4 How he entered into the house of God, and unto my taste! yea, sweeter than honey to my mouth. Through thy precepts I get understanding : therefore I hate every false way. Rom. vii. 22: I delight in the law of God after the inward man. 1 JOHN, v. 3: His commandments are not grievous.

CHAP. XII. a Deut.xxiii. 25: When thou comest into the standing of thy neighbour, then thou mayest pluck the ears with thine hand; but thou shalt not move a sickle unto thy neighbour's standing corn. Mark, ii. 23: And it came to pass, that he went through the corn-fields on the sabbath day, and his disciples began, as they went, to pluck the ears of corn.

LUKE, vi. 1, &c. And it came to pass on the second sabbath after the first, that he went through the corn-fields, and his disciples plucked the ears of corn, and did eat, rubbing them in their hands.

• Exod. xxxi. 15 : Six days may work be done ; but in the seventh is the sabbath of rest, holy to the LORD! whosoever doeth any work in the sabbath day, he shall surely be put to death.

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did eat the "shewbread, which was not lawful for him to eat, neither for them which were with him, but only for the Priests ?

5 Or have ye not 'read in the law, how that on the sabbath days the Priests in the temple profane the sabbath, and are blameless?

6 But I say unto you, That in this place is Bone greater than the temple.

7 But if ye had known what this meaneth, "I will have

mercy, and not sacrifice, ye would not have condemned the guiltless.


"Exod. xxv. 30: And thou shalt set upon the table shewbread before me alway. Lev. xxiv. 6: Thou shalt set them en two rows, six on a row, upon


table before the
• Exod. xxix. 32, 33: Aaron and his sons shall eat the flesh of
he ram, and the bread that is in the basket, by the door of the
abernacle of the congregation. And they shall eat those things
vherewith the atonement was made, to consecrate and to sanc-
ify them; but a stranger shall not eat thereof, because they
re holy. Lev. viii. 31 : And Moses said unto Aaron, and to
is sons, Boil the flesh at the door of the tabernacle of the
ongregation : and there eat it with the bread that is in the
asket of consecrations, as I commanded, saying, Aaron and
is sons shall eat it. do. xxiv. 9: And it (the shew-bread) shall
e Aaron's and his sons, and they shall eat it in the holy
lace: for it is most holy unto him, of the offerings of the
ORD made by fire, by a perpetual statute.
Num. xxviii. 9, 10 : And on the sabbath day two lambs
the first year without spot, and two tenth deals of flour.-
his is the burnt-offering of every sabbath. John, vii. 22,
: Moses therefore gave unto you circumcision,-and ye on
e sabbath day circumcise a man; if a man on the sabbath
y receive circumcision, that the law of Moses should not
broken ; are ye angry at me, because I have made a man
ery whit whole on the sabbath day?
2Chr. vi. 18: But will God in very deed dwell with men on
earth? Behold, heaven, and the heaven of heavens cannot
tain thee ; how much less this house which I have built !
L. ii. 1: The LORD whom ye seek, shall suddenly come to
temple: even the messenger of the covenant, whom ye de-
et in; behold, he shall come, saith the LORD of hosts.
See on MAT. ix. 13.
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