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Christ sheweth how to attain MATTHEW,

everlasting life. so with his wife, it is not good mother: and, Thou shalt love to marry.

Ithy neighbour as thyself. 11 But he said unto them, All 20 The young man saith unmen cannot receive this saying, to him, All these things have I save they to whom it is given kept from my youth up: what

12 For there are some eu-lack I yet ? puchs, which were so born from 21 Jesus said unto him, If their mother's womb: and there thou wilt be perfect, go and sell are some eunuchs, which were that thou hast, and give to the made eunuchs of men: and poor, and thou shalt have treathere be eunuchs, which have sure in heaven: and come and made themselves eunuchs for the follow me. kingdom of heaven's sake. He 22 But when the young man that is able to receive it, let him heard that saying, he went receive it.

away sorrowful: for he had great 13 T Then were there brought possessions. unto him little children, that he 23 | Then said Jesus unto his should put his hands on them, disciples, Verily, I say unto you, and pray: and the disciples re- That a rich man shall hardly enbuked them.

ter into the kingdom of heaven. 14 But Jesus said, Suffer lit- 24 And again I say unto you, tle children, and forbid them It is easier for a camel to go not, to come unto me: for of through the eye of a needle, such is the kingdom of heaven. than for a rich man to enter in

15 And he laid his hands on to the kingdom of God. them, and departed thence. I 25 When his disciples heard it,

16 | And behold, one came they were exceedingly amazed, and said unto him, Good Mas-saying, Who then can be sater, what good thing shall I doved ? that I may have eternal life? 26 But Jesus beheld them, and

17 And he said unto him, said unto them, With men this Why callest thou me good ? there is impossible, but with God all is none good but one, that is, things are possible. God: but if thou wilt enter 27 | Then answered Peter, and into life, keep the command - said unto him, Behold, we have ments.

forsaken all, and followed thee; 18 He saith unto him, Which? what shall we have therefore ? Jesus said, Thou shalt do no 28 And Jesus said unto them, murder, Thou shalt not com- Verily, I say unto you, That ye mit adultery, Thou shalt not which have followed me in the steal, Thou shalt not bear false regeneration, when the Son of witness,

man shall sit in the throne of 19 Honour thy father and thy his glory, ye also shall sit upon

The parable of the

CHAP. XX. labourers in the vineyard. twelve thrones, judging the 8 So when evening was come, twelve tribes of Israel.

the lord of the vineyard saith 29 And every one that hath unto his steward, Call the la. forsaken houses, or brethren, bourers, and give them their hire, or sisters, or father, or mother, beginning from the last unto the or wife, or children, or lands, first. for my name's sake, shall receivel 9 And when they came that a hundred-fold, and shall inherit were hired about the eleventh everlasting life.

hour, they received every man 30 But many that are first a penny. shall be last, and the last shall 10 But when the first came, be first

they supposed that they should CHAP. XX.

have received more; and they The labourers in the vineyard. likewise received every man a TOR the kingdom of heaven penny.

T is like unto a man that is al 11 And when they had rehouseholder, which went outceived it, they murmured against early in the morning to hire la- the good man of the house, bourers into his vineyard.

12 Saying, These last have 2 And when he had agreed wrought but one hour, and thou with the labourers for a penny hast made them equal unto us, a day, he sent them into his which have borne the burden vineyard.

and heat of the day. 3 And he went out about the 13 But he answered one of third hour, and saw others stand-them, and said, Friend, I do ing idle in the market-place, thee no wrong : didst not thou

4 And said unto them, Go ye agree with me for a penny ? also into the vineyard; and 14 Take that thine is, and go whatsoever is right, I will give thy way: I will give unto this you. And they went their way. last, even as unto thee.

5 Again he went out about 15 Is it not lawful for me to the sixth and ninth hour, and do what I will with mine own? did likewise.

is thine eye evil because I am - 6 And about the eleventh good ? hour he went out, and found 16 So the last shall be first, others standing idle, and saith and the first last: for many be unto them, Why stand ye here called, but few chosen. all the day idle ?

17 | And Jesus going up to 7 They say unto him, Because Jerusalem, took the twelve disno man hath hired us. He saith ciples apart in the way, and said unto them, Go ye also into the unto them, vineyard ; and whatsoever is 18 Behold, we go up to Jeruright, that shall ye receive. Isalem; and the Son of man shall

Of Zebedee's children. MATTHEW, Two blind men receive sight. be betrayed unto the chief] '26 But it shall not be so priests, and unto the scribes, and among you: but whosoever will they shall condemn him to death, be great among you, let him be

19 And shall deliver him to your minister; the Gentiles to mock, and to 27 And whosoever will be scourge, and to crucify him: and chief among you, let him be the third day he shall rise again. your servant :

20 | Then came to him the 28 Even as the Son of man mother of Zebedee's children, came not to be ministered unto, with her sons, worshipping him, but to minister, and to give his and desiring a certain thing of life a ransom for many. him.

29 And as they departed 21 And he said unto her, from Jericho, a great multitude What wilt thou ? She saith unto followed him. him, Grant that these my two 30 | And behold, two blind sons may sit, the one on thy men sitting by the way-side, right hand, and the other on the when they heard that Jesus left, in thy kingdom.

passed by, cried out, saying, 22 But Jesus answered and Have mercy on us, O Lord, thou said, Ye know not what ye ask. son of David. Are ye able to drink of the cup 31 And the multitude rebuked that I shall drink of, and to be them, because they should hold baptized with the baptism that their peace: but they cried the I am baptized with? They say more, saying, Have mercy on unto him, We are able. Jus, O Lord, thou son of David.

23 And he saith unto them, 32 And Jesus stood still, and Ye shall drink indeed of my cup, called them, and said, What and be baptized with the bap- will ye that I shall do unto tism that I am baptized with : you? but, to sit on my right hand, and 33 They say unto him, Lord, on my left, is not mine to give, that our eyes may be opened. but it shall be given to them for 34 So Jesus had compassion whom it is prepared of my Fa-on them, and touched their eyes: ther.

and immediately their eyes re24 And when the ten heard ceived sight, and they followed it, they were moved with indig-him. nation against the two brethren.

CHAP. XXI 25 But Jesus called them un- Christ's entry into Jerusalem. to him, and said, Ye know that AND when they drew nigh the princes of the Gentiles exer- A unto Jerusalem, and were cise dominion over them, and come to Bethphage, unto the they that are great exercise au-mount of Olives, then sent. Jesus thority upon them.

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Christ rideth into Jerusalem. CHAP. XXI. The fruitless fig-tree.

2 Saying unto them, Go into the temple, and overthrew the the village over against you, tables of the money-changers, and straightway ye shall find an and the seats of them that sold ass tied, and a colt with her : doves, loose them, and bring them unto. 13 And said unto them, It is

written, My house shall be call3 And if any man say aught ed the house of prayer, but ye unto you, ye shall say, The have made it a den of thieves. Lord hath need of them; and 14 And the blind and the straightway he will send them. lame came to him in the temple;

4 All this was done, that it and he healed them. might be fulfilled which was 15 And when the chief priests spoken by the prophet, saying, and scribest saw the wonderful

5 Tell ye the daughter of things that he did, and the Sion, Behold, thy King cometh children crying in the temple, unto thee, meek, and sitting and saying, Hosanna to the Son upon an ass, and a colt the foal of David ; they were sore disof an ass.

pleased, · 6 And the disciples went, and 16 And said unto him, Hear. did as Jesus commanded, them, est thou what these say? And

7 And brought the ass and Jesus saith unto them, Yea: the colt, and put on them their have ye never read, Out of the clothes, and they sethim thereon. mouth of babes and sucklings

8 And a very great multitude thou hast perfected praise ? spread their garments in the 17 1 And he left them, and way; others cut down branches went out of the city into Bethafrom the trees, and strewed ny, and he lodged there. them in the way.

18 Now, in the morning, as 9 And the multitudes that he returned into the city, he went before, and that followed, hungered. cried, saying, Hosanna to the 19 And when he saw a figSon of David: Blessed is he that tree in the way, he came to it, cometh in the name of the Lord : and found nothing thereon, but Hosanna in the highest in leaves only, and said unto it,

10 And when he was come Let no fruit grow on thee henceinto Jerusalem, all the city was forward for ever. And presently moved, saying, Who is this ? the fig-tree withered away.

11 And the multitude said, 20 And when the disciples This is Jesus the prophet of saw it, they marvelled, saying, Nazareth of Galilee.

How soon is the fig-tree withered 12 1 And Jesus went into the away! • temple of God, and cast out 21 Jesus answered and said all them that sold and bought in unto them, Verily, I say unto

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Christ avoweth his authority. MATTHEW,

The parable of you, If ye have faith, and doubt| 29 He answered and said, I not, ye shall not only do this will not; but afterward he rewhich is done to the fig-tree, but pented, and went. also, if ye shall say unto this 30 And he came to the semountain, Be thou removed, cond, and said likewise. And and be thou cast into the sea; he answered and said, I go, sir: it shall be done.

and went not. 22 And all things whatsoever 31 Whether of them twain ye shall ask in prayer, believing, did the will of his father? They ye shall receive.

say unto him, The first. Jesus 23 | And when he was come saith unto them, Verily I say into the temple, the chief priests unto you, That the publicans and the elders of the people and the harlots go into the kingcame unto him as he was teach-dom of God before you. ing, and said, By what authority 32 For John came unto you in doest thou these things ? and the way of righteousness, and ye who gave thee this authority ? believed him not: but the pub

24 And Jesus answered and licans and the harlots believed said unto them, I also will ask him: and ye, when ye had seen you one thing, which if ye tellit, repented not afterward, that me, I in like wise will tell you ye might believe him. by what authority *I do these 33 | Hear another parable ; things.

There was a certain household. 25 The baptism of John, er, which planted a vineyard, whence was it? from heaven, and hedged it round about, and or of men ? And they reasoned digged a wine-press in it, and with themselves, saying, If we built a tower, and let it out to shall say, From heaven; he will husbandmen, and went into a say unto us, Why did ye not far country: then believe him ?

1 34 And when the time of the 26 But if we shall say, Of fruit drew near, he sent his sermen; we fear the people: for vants to the husbandmen, that all hold John as a prophet. they might receive the fruits of it.

27 And they answered Jesus, 35 And the husbandmen took and said, We cannot tell. And his servants, and beat one, and he said unto them, Neither tell killed another, and stoned anI you by what authority I do other. these things.

1 36 Again he sent other ser28 | But what thinko ye? A vants more than the first: and certain man had two sons; and they did unto them likewise. he came to the first, and said, 37 But last of all, he sent Son, go work to-day in my vine- unto them his son, saying, They yard.

will reverence my son.

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