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Christ's unity with the Father. JOHN,

The sickness and 27 My sheep hear my voice, 39 Therefore they sought and I know them, and they fol- again to take him; but he eslow me:

caped out of their hand, 28 And I give unto them eter- 40 And went away again benal life; and they shall never yond Jordan, into the place perish, neither shall any pluck where John at first baptized ; them out of my hand.

and there he abode. 29 My Father, which gave 41 And many resorted unto them me, is greater than all; and him, and said, John did no minone is able to pluck them out racle; but all things that John of my Father's hand.

spake of this man were true. 30 I and my Father are one. 42 And many believed on him

31 Then the Jews took up there... stones again to stone him.

CHAP. XI. . 32 Jesus answered them, Lazarus raised from death. Many good works have I shewed N OW a certain man was sick, you from my Father; for which I named Lazarus, of Bethany, of those works do ye stone me? the town of Mary and her sister

33 The Jews answered him, Martha. saying, For a good work we 2 (It was that Mary which stone thee not; but for' blas- anointed the Lord with ointphemy, and because that thou, ment, and wiped his feet with being a man, makest thyself her hair, whose brother Lazarus God.

was sick.) 34 Jesus answered them, Is 3 Therefore his sisters sent it not written in your law, I unto him, saying, Lord, behold, said, Ye are gods ?

The whom thou lovest is sick. 35 If he called them gods, 4 When Jesus heard that, he unto whom the word of God said, This sickness is not unto came, and the scripture cannot death, but for the glory of God, be broken;

that the Son of God might be 36 Say yè of him whom the glorified thereby. Father hath sanctified, and sent 5 Now Jesus loved Martha, into the world, Thou blas- and her sister, and Lazarus. phemest; because I said, I am 6 When he had heard therethe Son of God ?

fore that he was sick, he abode 37 If I do not the works of two days still in the same place my Father, believe me not. where he was.

38 But if I do, though ye be- 7 Then after that saith he to lieve not me, believe the works: his disciples, Let us go into that ye may know and believe Judea again. that the Father is in me, and I 8 His disciples say unto him, in him.

Master, the Jews of late sought

death of Lazarus.

CHAP. XI. Martha's faith in Christ. to stone thee; and goest thou she heard that Jesus was coming, thither again ?

went and met him : but Mary 9 Jesus answered, Are there sat still in the house. not twelve hours in the day? If 21 Then said Martha unto any man walk in the day, he Jesus, Lord, if thou hadst been stumbleth not, because he seeth here, my brother had not died. the light of this world.

22 But I know that even now, 10 But if a man walk in the whatsoever thou wilt ask of God, night, he stumbleth, because God will give it thee. there is no light in him. 123 Jesus saith unto her, Thy

11 These things said he: and brother shall rise again. after that he saith unto them, 24 Martha saith unto him, Our friend Lazarus sleepeth ; I know that he shall rise again in but I go that I may awake him the resurrection at the last day. out of sleep.

25 Jesus said unto her, I am 12 Then said his disciples, the resurrection, and the life : Lord, if he sleep, he shall do he that believeth in me, though well.

he were dead, yet shall he live: 13 Howbeit Jesus spake of 26 And whosoever liveth, and his death: but they thought that believeth in me, shall never die. he had spoken of taking of rest Believest thou this ? in sleep.

| 27 She saith unto him, Yea, 14 Then said Jesus unto them Lord : I believe that thou art plainly, Lazarus is dead. the Christ, the Son of God,

15 And I am glad for your which should come into the sakes that I was not there, to the world. intent ye may believe; never- 28 And when she had so said, theless, let us go unto him. she went her way, and called

16 Then said Thomas, which Mary her sister secretly, saying, is called Didymus, unto his The Master is come, and calleth fellow-disciples, Let us also go, for thee. that we may die with him. I 29 As soon as she heard that,

17 Then when Jesus came, she arose quickly, and came unhe found that he had lain in the to him. grave four days already.

30 Now Jesus was not yet 18 (Now Bethany was nigh come into the town, but was in unto Jerusalem, about fifteen that place where Martha met furlongs off:)

him. 19 And many of the Jews 31 The Jews then which came to Martha and Mary, to were with her in the house, and comfort them concerning their comforted her, when they saw brother.

Mary that she rose up hastily, 20 Then Martha, as soon asland went out, followed her,

19 °And many od Mary, to were wied'her, when they stily. Christ raiseth Lazarus.

JOHN,

Caiaphas prophesieth, saying, She goeth unto the 42 And I knew that thou grave to weep there.

hearest me always: but because 32 Then when Mary was of the people which stand by, come where Jesus was, and saw I said it, that they may believe him, she fell down at his feet, that thou hast sent me. saying unto him, Lord, if thou 43 And when he thus had hadst been here, my brother spoken, he cried with a loud had not died.

voice, Lazarus, come forth. 33 When Jesus therefore saw 44 And he that was dead her weeping, and the Jews also came forth, bound hand and weeping which came with her, foot with grave-clothes : and he groaned in the spirit, and his face was bound about with was troubled,

a napkin. Jesus saith unto them, 34 And said, Where have ye Loose him, and let him go. laid him? They say unto him, 45 Then many of the Jews Lord, come and see.

which came to Mary, and had 35 Jesus wept.

seen the things which Jesus did, 36 Then said the Jews, Be- believed on him. hold how he loved him! +46 But some of them went

37 And some of them said, their ways to the Pharisees, and Could not this man, which open- told them what things Jesus had ed the eyes of the blind, have done. caused that even this man should 47 | Then gathered the chief not have died ?

priests and the Pharisees a coun38 Jesus therefore again cil, and said, What do we? for groaning in himself, cometh to this man doeth many miracles. the grave. It was a cave, and 48 If we let him thus alone, a stone lay upon it.

all men will believe on him: and 39 Jesus said, Take ye away the Romans shall come, and the stone. Martha, the sister take away both our place and of him that was dead, saith unto nation. him, Lord, by this time he stink- 49 And one of them, named eth: for he hath been dead four Caiaphas, being the high priest days.

that same year, said unto them, 40 Jesus saith unto her, Said Ye know nothing at all, I not unto thee, that if thou 50 Nor consider that it is wouldest believe, thou shouldest expedient for us, that one man see the glory of God?

should die for the people, and 41 Then they took away the that the whole nation perish not. stone from the place where the 51 And this spake he not of dead was laid. And Jesus lifted up himself: but being high priest his eyes, and said, Father, I thank that year, he prophesied that thee that thou hast heard me: Jesus should die for that nation;

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The rulers seek to take Jesus. CHAP. XII. Christ's feet anointed.

52 And not for that nation costly, and anointed the feet of only, but that also he should Jesus, and wiped his feet with gather together in one the chil- her hair: and the house was dren of God that were scattered filled with the odour of the abroad.

Jointment. 53 Then from that day forth 4 Then saith one of his disthey took counsel together for ciples, Judas Iscariot, Simon's to put him to death.

son, which should betray him, 54 Jesus therefore walked no 5 Why was not this ointment more openly among the Jews; sold for three hundred pence, but went thence unto a country and given to the poor? near to the wilderness, into a 6 This he said, not that he city called Ephraim, and there cared for the poor; but because continued with his disciples. The was a thief, and had the bag,

55 | And the Jews' passover and bare what was put therein. was nigh at hand : and many 7 Then said Jesus, Let her went out of the country up to alone: against the day of my Jerusalem before the passover, burying hath she kept this. to purify themselves.

8 For the poor always ye 56 Then sought they for Jesus, have with you; but me ye have and spake among themselves, not always. as they stood in the temple, 9 Much people of the Jews What think ye, that he will not therefore knew that he was come to the feast?

Ithere: and they came, not for 57 Now both the chief priests Jesus' sake only, but that they and the Pharisees had given a might see Lazarus also, whom commandment, that, if any man he had raised from the dead. knew where he were, he should 10 | But the chief priests shew it, that they might take consulted that they might put him.

Lazarus also to death;
CHAP. XII.

11 Because that by reason of Mary anointeth Christ's feet. him many of the Jews went away, W HEN Jesus, six days before and believed on Jesus.

I the passover, came to Beth- 12 On the next day, much any, where Lazarus was which people that were come to the had been dead, whom he raised feast, when they heard that Jesus from the dead.

was coming to Jerusalem, 2 There they made him a sup- '13 Took branches of palmper; and Martha served: but trees, and went forth to meet Lazarus was one of them that him, and cried, Hosanna ; Blesssat at the table with him. ed is the King of Israel that

3 Then took Mary a pound cometh in the name of the of ointment of spikenard, vėry Lord.

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Christ rideth into Jerusalem, JOHN, and foretelleth his death.

14 And Jesus, when he had 25 He that loveth his life found a young ass, sat thereon; shall lose it; and he that hateth as it is written,

his life in this world, shall keep 15 Fear not, daughter of it unto life eternal. Sion : behold, thy King cometh, 26 If any man serve me, let sitting on an ass's colt.

him follow me; and where I am, 16 These things understood there shall also my servant be: not his disciples at the first : but if any man serve me, him will when Jesus was glorified, then my Father honour. remembered they that these 27 Now is my soul troubled ; things were written of him, and and what shall I say? Father, that they had done these things save me from this hour: but

for this cause came I unto this 17 The people therefore that hour. was with him when he called 28 Father, glorify thy name. Lazarus out of his grave, and Then came there a voice from raised him from the dead, bare heaven, saying, I have both record.

glorified it, and will glorify it 18 For this cause the people again. also met him, for that they heard 29 The people therefore that that he had done this miracle. stood by, and heard it, said that

19 The Pharisees therefore it thundered. Others said, An said among themselves, Perceive angel spake to him. ye how ye prevail nothing ? be- 30 Jesus answered and said, hold, the world is gone after him. This voice came not because of

20 | And there were certain me, but for your sakes. Greeks among them, that came 31 Now is the judgment of up to worship at the feast. this world : now shall the prince

21 The same came therefore of this world be cast out. to Philip, which was of Beth- 32 And I, if I be lifted up saida of Galilee, and desired him, from the earth, will draw all men saying, Sir, we would see Jesus. unto me.

22 Philip cometh and telleth 33 (This he said, signifying Andrew: and again, Andrew what death he should die.) and Philip tell Jesus.

34 The people answered him, 23 T And Jesus answered them, We have heard out of the law saying, The hour is come, that the that Christ abideth for ever: Son of man should be glorified. and how sayest thou, The Son

24 Verily, verily, I say unto of man must be lifted up? Who you, Except a corn of wheat fall is this Son of man? into the ground and die, it 35 Then Jesus said unto abideth alone : but if it die, it them, Yet a little while is the bringeth forth much fruit. light with you. Walk while ye

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