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Lu. 9; 18.
13 AS Jesus was going to the district of Cesarea Phi- Mar. 8; 27.
lippi, he asked his disciples, saying, Who do men
Some say, “ John the Baptist,' others, Elijah,"
answering, said, Thou art the Messiah, the Son Jo. 6; 69. 17 of the living God. Jesus replying, said to him,
Happy art thou Simon Barjona 20 ; for flesh and
blood hath not revealed this to thee, but my Fa18 ther who is in heaven. I tell thee likewise, Thou Jo. 1; 42.
art named Rock 21; and on this rock I will build
my church, over which the gates of hades shall 19 not prevail. Moreover I will give thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven : whatever thou shalt ch. 18; 18
Jo. 20; 23 bind upon the earth, shall be bound in heaven ;
and whatever thou shalt loose upon the earth, shall 20 be loosed in heaven. Then he forbade his disciples to tell any man that he is the Messiah.
From that time Jesus began to discover to his ch. 17; 22 disciples, that he must go to Jerusalem, and there Mar. 8; 31. suffer much from the elders, and the chief priests, Lu. 9: 44.
20 Syr, son of Jonas.
Lu. 9; 23 14; 27.& 17; 33.
and the scribes, and be killed, and that he must be 22 raised the third day. On which Peter taking him
aside, reproved him, saying, God forbid, Master,
Peter, Get thee hence, adversary, thou art an
things of God, but the things of men.
come under my guidance, let him renounce him25 self, and take up his cross and follow me. For,
whosoever would save his life, shall lose it; and Jo. 12: 25.
whosoever will lose his life for my sake, shall find 26 it. What is a man profited, if he should gain the
whole world, with the forfeit of his life? or what 27 will a man not give in ransom for his life? For
the Son of Man, vested with his Father's glory,
shall come hereafter with his angels, and recom28 pense every one according to his actions. Verily
I say unto you, Some of those who are present,
shall not taste death, until they see the Son of
Ro, 2; 6.
XVII. AFTER six days Jesus took Peter, and James,
and John brother of James, apart to the top of a 2 high mountain, and was transfigured in their pre
sence. His face shone as the sun; and his raiment 3 became white as the light. And presently appear
ed to them Moses and Elijah conversing with him. 2 Pet. 1; 17. 4 Peter upon this addressing Jesus, said, Master, it
is good for us to stay here ; let us make here, if
ch. 3; 17. Mar. 1; 11. Lụ. 3; 22.
5 Moses, and one for Elijah. While he was speak
ing, behold! a bright cloud covered them, and out 6 of the cloud came a voice which said, This is my
beloved Son in whom I delight, hear him. The
disciples hearing this, fell upon their faces, and 7 7 were greatly frightened. But Jesus came and 8 touched them, saying, Arise; be not afraid. Then
lifting up their eyes, they saw none but Jesus. 9 As they went down from the mountain, Jesus Mar. 9; 9.
commanded them, saying, Tell nobody what ye
have seen, until the Son of Man be risen from the 10 dead. Then the disciples asked him, saying, Why Il say the Scribes that Elijah must come first? Jesus
answering, said to them, To consummate the 12 whole, Elijah indeed must come first. But I tell ch. 11; 14.
you, Elijah is come already, though they did not
acknowledge him, but have treated them as they
Then the disciples understood that he spake con-
When they were come to the multitude, a man Mar. 9; 14. 15 came to him, who kneeling, said, Sir, have pity
on my son; for he is grievously distressed with
lunacy; often he falleth into the fire, and often in16 to the water, and I presented him to thy disciples ; 17 but they could not cure him. Jesus answering;
said, O unbelieving and perverse race! How long
shall I be with you? How long shall I suffer you?
demon, and he came out: and the lad was instantly
& 20; 18 Mar. 9; 31. Lu. 9; 44.
ch. 18. Mar. 9; 28 19 Hereupon the disciples came to him privately,
saying, Why could not we expel this demon? Lu. 17; 6. 20 Jesus answered, Because of your unbelief; for ve.
rily I say unto you, if ye had faith, though but as a grain of mustard seed, ye might say to this mountain, Remove to yonder place, and it would re
move : yea nothing would be impossible to you. 21 This kind, however, is not dispossessed, unless
by prayer and fasting. .ch. 16; 21. 22 While they remained in Galilee, Jesus said to
them, The Son of Man is to be delivered up 23 men who will kill him : but the third day he shall
be raised again. And they were grieved exceed
lectors came and asked Peter, Doth not your
ing come into the house, before he spoke, Jesus said
do the kings of the earth exact tribute or custom?
then are exempted. Nevertheless, lest we should
that and give it them for me and thee.
ing, Who shall be the greatest in the reign of hea2 ven? Jesus calling to him a child, placed him in
Lu. 9; 46
22 About Is, 3d. sterling.
Value, half a crown.
Le to w
CH. 18. 3 the midst of them, and said, Verily I say unto ch. 19; 14.
you, unless ye be changed, and become as chil. f; for dren, ye shall never enter the kingdom of heaven. Egh but:
4 Whosoever, therefore, shall become humble like
this child, shall be the greatest in the reign of svould 5 heaven. Nay, whosoever receiveth one such 6 child, in my name, receiveth me; but whosoever Mar. 9; 42.
Lu. 17; 1: une
shall insnare any of these little ones who believe
were sunk in the ocean.
indeed there must be ; nevertheless woe to the 8 insnarer. Wherefore, if thy hand or thy foot in- ch.5; 29.
Mar. 9; 43: snare thee, cut it off and throw it away; it is bet
ter for thee to enter lame or maimed into life, than B
having two hands or two feet to be cast into the
9 everlasting fire. And if thine eye insnare thee, ham
pluck it out and throw it away ; it is better for om?
thee to enter one-eyed into life, than having two 10 eyes to be cast into hell-fire. Beware of con
temning any of these little ones; for I assure you
that in heaven their angels continually behold the
a man have a hundred sheep, and one of them
upon the mountains, and go in quest of the stray?
you, he deriveth greater joy from it than from the 14 ninety-nine which went not astray. Thus it is