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The duty of self-denial. LUKE, Christ's transfiguration. must suffer many things, and bel 32 But Peter and they that rejected of the elders, and chief were with him were heavy with priests, and scribes, and be slain, sleep: and when they were and be raised the third day. awake, they saw his glory, and

23 | And he said to them all, the two men that stood with him. If any man will come after me, 33 And it came to pass, as let him deny himself, and take they departed from him, Peter up his cross daily, and follow me. said unto "Jesus, Master, it is

24 For whosoever will save good for us to be here: and let his life, shall lose it: but who- us make three tabernacles ; one soever will lose his life for my for thee, and one for Moses, sake, the same shall save it and one for Elias : not knowing

25 For what is a man advan- what he said. taged, if he gain the whole world, 34 While he thus spake, there and lose himself, or be cast came a cloud, and overshadowaway?

Jed them: and they feared as 26 For whosoever shall be they entered into the cloud. ashamed of me, and of my words, 35 And there came a voice of him shall the Son of man be out of the cloud, saying, This ashamed, when he shall come is my beloved Son: hear him. in his own glory, and in his Fa-l 36 And when the voice was ther's, and of the holy angels. past, Jesus was found alone.

27 But I tell you of a truth, And they kept it close, and there be some standing here told no man in those days any which shall not taste of death of those things which they had till they see the kingdom of seen. God.

| 37 | And it came to pass, that 28 9 And it came to pass, on the next day, when they were about an eight days after these come down from the hill, much sayings, he took Peter, and John, people met him. and James, and went up into a 38 And behold, a man of mountain to pray.

the company cried out, saying, 29 And as he prayed, the Master, I beseech thee look upfashion of his countenance was on my son: for he is mine only altered, and his raiment was child. white and glistering.

39 And lo, a spirit taketh 30 And behold, there talked him, and he suddenly crieth with him two men, which were out; and it teareth him that he Moses and Elias :. .

foameth again, and bruising him, 31 Who appeared in glory, hardly departeth from him. and spake of his decease which 40 And I besought thy dishe should accomplish at Jeru-ciples to cast him out, and they salem.

could not.

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Fiery zeal reproved. 41 And Jesus answering, said, forbade him, because he followO faithless and perverse genera-leth not with us. tion, how long shall I be with 50 And Jesus said unto him, you, and suffer you? Bring thy Forbid him not: for he that is son hither.

not against us, is for us. 42 And as he was yet a com- 51 | And it came to pass, ing, the devil threw him down, when the time was come that he and tare him. And Jesus re- should be received up, he buked the unclean spirit, and steadfastly set his face to go to

him again to his father. | 52 And sent messengers be

43 | And they were all fore his face: and they went amazed at the mighty power of and entered into a village of the God. But while they wondered Samaritans, to make ready for every one at all things which him. Jesus did, he said unto his 53 And they did not receive disciples,

him, because his face was as 44 Let these sayings sink though he would go to Jerudown into your ears : for the salem. Son of man shall be delivered 54 And when his disciples into the hands of men.

James and John saw this, they 45 But they understood not said, Lord, wilt thou that we this saying, and it was hid from command fire to come down from them, that they perceived it heaven, and consume them, not: and they feared to ask him even as Elias did ? of that saying.

55 But he turned, and rebuked 46 | Then there arose a rea-them, and said, Ye know not soning among them, which of what manner of spirit ye are of. them should be greatest.

56 For the Son of man is not 47 And Jesus perceiving the come to destroy men's lives, but thought of their heart, took a to save them. And they went child, and set him by him, to another village.

48 And said unto them, 57 | And it came to pass, Whosoever shall receive this that as they went in the way, a child in my name, receiveth certain man said unto him, Lord, me; and whosoever shall re- I will follow thee whithersoever ceive me, receiveth him that thou goest. . sent me: for he that is least 58 And Jesus said unto him, among you all, the same shall Foxes have holes, and birds of be great.

the air have nests; but the Son 49 | And John answered and of man hath not where to lay said, Master, we saw one casting his head. out devils in thy name; and wel 59 And he said unto another,

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the seventy disciples Follow me. But he said, Lord, upon it: if not, it shallturn to you suffer me first to go and bury again. my father.

1°7 And in the same house 60 Jesus said unto him, Let remain, eating and drinking the dead bury their dead: but such things as they give : for go thou and preach the kingdom the labourer is worthy of his of God.

hire. Go not from house to 61 And another also said, house. Lord, I will follow thee; but 8 And into whatsoever city let me first go bid them fare-ye enter, and they receive you, well which are at home at my eat such things as are set before house.

you. 62 And Jesus said unto him, 9 And heal the sick that are No man having put his hand therein, and say unto them, to the plough, and looking The kingdom of God is come back, is fit for the kingdom of nigh unto you. God.

| 10 But into whatsoever city CHAP. X.

ye enter, and they receive you Seventy disciples sent forth. not, go your ways out into the

FTER these things, the streets of the same, and say, A Lord appointed other se- 11 Even the very dust of your venty also, and sent them two city which cleaveth on us, we and two before his face into do wipe off against you: notevery city, and place, whither withstanding, be ye sure of this, he himself would come that the kingdom of God is come

2 Therefore said he unto nigh unto you. them, The harvest truly is 12 But I say unto you, That great, but the labourers are few: it shall be more tolerable in that pray ye therefore the Lord of day for Sodom than for that the harvest, that he would city. send forth labourers into his 13 Wo unto thee, Chorazin! harvest.

wo unto thee, Bethsaida! for if 3 Go your ways: behold, I the mighty works had been done send you forth as lambs among in Tyre and Sidon, which have wolves,

been done in you, they had a 4 Carry neither purse, nor great while ago repented, sitting scrip, nor shoes: and salute no in sackcloth and ashes. man by the way.

| 14 But it shall be more tole5 And into whatsoever house rable for Tyre and Sidon at the ye enter, first say, Peace be to judgment, than for you. this house. i

I 15 And thou, Capernaum, 6 And if the son of peace be which art exalted to heaven, there, your peace shall rest'shalt be thrust down to hell.

to teach and to preach. CHAP. X. The lawyer's question.

16 He that heareth you, hear- and have not seen them ; and to eth me; and he that despiseth hear those things which ye hear, you, despiseth me; and he that and have not heard them. despiseth me, despiseth him that 25 | And behold, a certain sent me.

lawyer stood up, and tempted 17 | And the seventy return-him, saying, Master, what shall ed again with joy, saying, Lord, I do to inherit eternal life? even the devils are subject unto 26 He said unto him, What us through thy name.

is written in the law ? how read18 And he said unto them, est thou ? I beheld Satan as lightning fall 27 And he answering said, from heaven.

Thou shalt love the Lord thy 19 Behold, I give unto you God with all thy heart, and power to tread on serpents and with all thy soul, and with all scorpions, and over all the pow-thy strength, and with all thy er of the enemy: and nothing mind; and thy neighbour as shall by any means hurt you. thyself.

20 Notwithstanding, in this 28 And he said unto him, rejoice not, that the spirits are Thou hast answered right : this subject unto you; but rather do, and thou shalt live. rejoice, because your names are 29 But he, willing to justify written in heaven.

himself, said unto Jesus, And 21 | In that hour Jesus rejoiced who is my neighbour? in spirit, and said, I thank thee, 30 And Jesus answering, said, O Father, Lord of heaven and A certain man went down from earth, that thou hast hid these Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell things from the wise and prudent, among thieves, which stripped and hast revealed them unto him of his raiment, and woundbabes: even so, Father; for so ed him, and departed, leaving it seemed good in thy sight. him half dead.

22 All things are delivered to 31 And by chance there came me of my Father: and no mạn down a certain priest that way; knoweth who the Son is, but the and when he saw him, he passFather; and who the Father is, ed by on the other side. but the Son, and he to whom the 32 And likewise a Levite, Son will reveal him.

when he was at the place, came 23 | And he turned him unto and looked on him, and passed his disciples, and said privately, by on the other side. Blessed are the eyes which see 33 But a certain Samaritan, the things that ye see.

as he journeyed, came where he 24 For I tell you, That many was : and when he saw him, he prophets and kings have desired had compassion on him, to see those things which ye see, 34 And went to him, and The good Samaritan. 'LUKE, The disciples instructed to pray bound up his wounds, pouring

CHAP. XI. in oil and wine, and set him on Christ teacheth to pray. his own beast, and brought him ND it came to pass, that to an inn, and took care of H as he was praying in a cerhim.

tain place, when he ceased, one 35 And on the morrow, when of his disciples said unto him, he departed, he took out two Lord, teach us to pray, as John pence, and gave them to the host, also taught his disciples. and said unto him, Take care 2 And he said unto them, of him : and whatsoever thou When ye pray, say, Our Father spendest more, when I come which art in heaven, Hallowed again, I will repay thee. be thy name. Thy kingdom

36 Which now of these three, come. Thy will be done, as in thinkest thou, was neighbour heaven, so in earth. unto him that fell among the 3 Give us day by day our thieves ?

daily bread. 37 And he said, He that 4 And forgive us our sins; for shewed mercy on him. Then we also forgive every one that said Jesus unto him, Go, and is indebted to us. And lead us do thou likewise.

not into temptation; but deliver 38 | Now it came to pass, as us from evil. they went, that he entered into 5 And he said unto them, a certain village: and a certain Which of you shall have a friend, woman, named Martha, received and shall go unto him at midhim into her house.

night, and say unto him, Friend, 39 And she had a sister call- lend me three loaves: ed Mary, which also sat at Je- 6 For a friend of mine in his sus' feet, and heard his word. journey is come to me, and

40 But Martha was cumber- I have nothing to set before ed about much serving, and him ? came to him, and said, Lord, 7 And he from within shall andost thou not care that my sis-swer and say, Trouble me not: ter hath left me to serve alone ? the door is now shut, and my bid her therefore that she help children are with me in bed; 1 me.

cannot rise and give thee. 41 And Jesus answered, and 8 I say unto you, Though he said unto her, Martha, Martha, will not rise and give him, bethou art careful, and troubled cause he is his friend, yet beabout many things :

cause of his importunity he will 42 But one thing is needful ; rise and give him as many as he and Mary hath chosen that good needeth. part, which shall not be taken 9 And I say unto you, Ask, away from her.

land it shall be given you; seek,

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