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CHAP, out of her daughter. But Jesus said to try him by asking of him a sign CHAP. VII. ".. unto her, “ Let the children be fill- from heaven ; and after sighing
VIII, 27 ed first ; for it is not right to take decply in himself, in pity to their A sign re. the children's bread, and cast it to prejudices, he saith, “Why doth quired:
refused. 28 the dogs," and she answered, this generation require a sign?".
“ True, Sir; and yet the dogs un- Verily I say unto you, no sign shall 12
der the table eat of the children's be given to this generation.” And 13 29 crumbs.” Then he said unto her, he left them,and entered again into
“For this very saying, go thy way, the vessel, and crossed over the
the demon is gone out of thy daugh-I lake, 30 ter ;” and when she was come to Now the disciples had forgotten 14
her house, she found the demon to take bread, nor had they with Disciples gone out, and her daughter with her them in the vessel more than one cautioned
against the clothes on, upon the couch.
| loaf; and he charged them, saying, Pharisces. CHAP. In those days the multitude be-/ “ Take heed and beware of the lea- 15
Wali ing very great, and having nothing ven of the Pharisees, and the leaven
him, and saith unto them, “I have with each other, saying, “ It is bemiracu.
' lously. compassion on the multitude, because we have no bread;" and when 17
2 cause they have now continued Jesus perceived it, he said unto
with ine three days, and have no.them, “Why reason ye as if I
home fasting, they will faint by the bread? Perceive ye not yet, nor un-
him, “ Whence can any one sa-and having ears, hear ye not ? and
tisfy these with bread here in the do ye not remember? when I brake 19 5 desert ?” And he asked them, the five loaves among the five thou
" How many leaves have ye?” and sand, how many panniers full of
his disciples to set before the mul- they said, “ Seven.” And he said 21
these also should be set before parted to the villages of Cesarea, in Different 8 them. So they ate, and were filled, the dominion of” Philip ; and on opinions
on who Jesus and seven baskets of fragments the road he asked his disciples, was. that remained were taken away. saying, “Whom do the people say 9 Now they, who had eaten, were that I am ?” They answered, 28
about four thousand, and he sent" John the Baptist; and some say,
into a vessel with his disciples, and phets.” Then saith he unto them, 29
And Peter answered, “ Thou art
and began to dispute with him, and to tell no man of him.
* Probably a town near Magdala.
The brother of Herod Antipas.
ne for Elind one force tents,
CHAP. And he began to teach them that in their presence ; for his raiment CHAP.
IX. it was ' necessary for the son of became bright as snow, exceedingly Jesus fore- man to suffer many things, and to white, so as no fuller on earth can death, &c.
&c be rejected by the elders, and chief whiten. And they saw Elijah 4
priests, and scribes, and to be kill and Moses talking with Jesus.
ed, and to return to life within Then Peter saith unto Jesus, 5 32 three days. And as he was giving“ Master, it is better for us to be
them this information with great here : and let us make three tents,
plainness, Peter took him aside, and one for thee, and one for Moses,
turned about, and in the presence not what to say, as they were great-
| looked around them immediately, 34 And when he had called unto but saw no one any more, but JeQualifica- him the multitude and his disci- sus only with themselves.
ples, he said unto them, “Whoso- And as they were coming down 9 Christ's disciples. ever desireth to come after me, let from the mountain, he charged them Dispute him deny himself, and take his to tell no man what they had seen,
che rising from 35 cross, and follow me ; for whoso- until the son of man was risen from the dead,
ever shall be desirous of saving his the dead : and they took hold of that &c.
gospel, he shall save it hereafter. saying, “ Why say the scribes that
if he shall gain the whole world, ed, Elijah does® first come to restore 37 and lose his own life; or what can all things, by putting them in a pro
a man give to redeem his life when per state, and (as it is written also
fore, shall be ashamed of me and things and to be contemptuously
him." CHAP. He said also unto them, “Veri-| And when he came to his disci- 14
ly I say unto you, Some here pre- ples, he saw a great multitude about Jesus cured sent will not taste of death, till them, and the scribes disputing a per they have seen the kingdom of with them: and all the multitude, as lepsy. God come with power.”
soon as they saw him, were greatly 15 2 Six days after, Jesus taketh surprised, and running to him saTransfigu- with him, Peter, and James, and luted him, and he asked them, 16
John, and bringeth them up a high" About what dispute ye among mountain privately by theinselves, yourselves ?” And one of the mul: 17 where his appearance was changed titude answered, “ Master, I have
37 at man siverited? Whedo of me am
Agreeably to the predictions of the an- . 3 John the Baptist, 'who resembled Elijah cient prophets.
in his outward appearance, and his prophe• Has come before the Messiah, sic character,
CHAP. brought unto thee my son, who be produced only by prayer and CHAP. S. hath a dumb spirit, and when it fasting.?
"? ** * * IX. 18 seizeth him, 'it dasheth him. And they departed thence; and 30
against the ground, and he foameth she was desirous that no one should
away ; and I spake to thy disciples along through Galilee; for he was enjoined 19 to cast it out, but they could not.” teaching his disciples, and telling
Then Jesus answered : 66 ( faith-them that “The son of man is about 31
dure you? Bring him to me.” after he hath been killed, he will
him; and when he saw Jesus, im- but they understood not that de-
and he fell on the ground, and him. And when he was come to 33 21 rolled himself, foaming. And Jesus Capernaum, and was in the house,
asketh his father, “ How long hath he asked them " What were ye
he been in this way?” And he said disputing about among yourselves
times it hath cast him both into no answer ; for they had been dis-
if thou canst do any thing, take be greatest. And sitting down 35 23 pity on us, and help us." Then he called the twelve, and said unto
Jesus said unto him, “ I can, if them “ If any one desire to be
possible to him who believeth.” the servant of all. And taking a 36 24 And immediately the father of the little child, he set him in the midst
child cried out with tears, 66 Mas- of them, and when he had taken
them, “ Whosoever receiveth one 37 25 But Jesus seeing the people run like such little children, in my
up together in crowds, rebuked the name, he receiveth me; and who-
come out of him, and 'go into him Then John said unto him, 38 26 no more. Accordingly, after crying " Master, we saw one casting out Small ser. out and shaking him much, it demons in thy name, and we for. vices well
meant will came out, and the young man bade him." But Jesus said, “ For- be accept
seemed as if he were dead, so that bid him not; for there is none who ed. 27 many said, “ He is dead.” But will do a mighty work in my names 39
Jesus took him by the hand and and readily speak evil of me; for he 40
raised him up. And when Jesus that is not against you, and showing 28 was come into a house, his disci- it by such conduct as this man's, is
ples asked him privately, “ Why | for you; and whosoever shall give 41 29 could not we cast him out?" He you a cup of water to drink, in my
said unto them, “This kind of faith, name, because ye belong to Christ,
24 Andd cried out eve; help the
I He assured the father that his son's epic of mind.
1 3 In promotion of the cause of truth and
CHAP. " And on the contrary, whoso- to put her away.” Jesus answered, CHAP.
ever shall lead into sin one of these “ For the hardness of your heart he X 42 lowly disciples who believe in me, I wrote you this precept'; but in the 5 Horrid it were better for him, if a mill-beginning, at the creation, God 6 danger of s
of stone were fastened about his neck, made a male and a female, and said, any into and that he were cast into the sea. I ' For this cause shall a man leave 7
And if thy hand lead thee to sin, his father and his mother, and 43 cut it off; it is better for thee to en-cleave unto his wife ; and the two S
ter into life without this limb, than shall be so closely united in the
with two hands to go into hell, bonds of love and affection, as to be 44 where their worm dieth not, and one flesh.' What therefore God 9 45 the fire is not quenched. And if joined together, let no man put
thy foot lead thee to sin, cut it off ; asunder.” And in an house his 10 it is better for thee to enter maimed his disciples asked him again con
into life, than with two feet to be cerning the same thing, and he ! | 46 cast into hell, where their worm saiih unto them, " Whosoever
dieth not, and the fire is not shall put away his wife and mar-
thee to sin, pluck it out, for it is against her; and if a woman put 12
with two eyes to be cast into hell, tery.”
one thus sentenced shall be salted but his disciples rebuked those ses cl with fire, and every one who offers who brought them. Jesus seeing himself a reasonable sacrifice to this, was much displeased, and said 14 God shall be salted with the salt of unto them,“Suffer the little children
divine assistance and instruction. to come unto me, and hinder them
saltness, with what will ye season God. Verily I say unto yo:!, whoso-
be at peace with one another.” mind like that of a little child, he CHAP.
Jesus arose, and departed thence cannot enter therein.” And he 16 X. into theborders of Judea through the took them up in his arms, put his Question
country by the side of the river Jor- hands upon them, and blessed about di- dan: and multitudes come together them. vorce an. unto him, and according to his cus. And as he was going forward 17 swesedo tom, he taught them again. And the along the road, one ran up and The rich
2 Pharisees came near and tried him knelt before him, and asked him, ruler.
with this question “ Is it lawful for " Good master, what shall I do 3 a man to divorce his wife.” But that I may inherit eternal life?” 18
he answered them, “ What hath Bot Jesus said unto him: “ Why Moses commanded you ?" And callest thou me good ? None is they said, “ Moses suffered us to good but one, that is God. Thou 19 give a writing of divorcement, and knowest the commandments, Do
1, Brought to a state of purity and incor- Though the law is silent on divorces ruption.
of this nature, yet it appears from the bis* There was a kind of rock salt in Judea tory of the Jews that they sometimes octhat sometimes became quite tasteless. curred.
CHAP. not commit adultery, Do nosake of me and the gospel, who will CHAP.
murder,'. Do not steal,' Bear not not receive compensation now at .
false testimony,' Defraud not,' this time, what is an hundred-fold 30 20 Honour thy father and thy mo- more valuable than houses, and
ther.” And he answered, “ Mas- brethren, and sisters, and mothers,
ter, all these things have I kept from and children, and lands, but with 21 my youth,” Then Jesus earnestly great hardships, and in the world
looked upon him with fondness, to come everlasting life. But 31
and come, take the cross, and fol- sus went before them, and they for 22 low me.”
his death But he was deeply af- were following in astonishment and resurfected at this saying, and went and fear. And he took again the rection.
away sorrowful; for he had great twelve aside, and began to tell 23 possessions.
them what was speedily to befall Danger of Then Jesus looking round about, him. “ Behold we are going up to 33 iches, saith to his disciples, “ With what Jerusalem, and the son of man will
difficulty will they who have riches be delivered up to the chief priests 24 come into the kingdom of God!" and the scribes, and they will con
Now the disciples were wondering demn him to death, and deliver
come into the kingdom of God. on the third day he will return to 25 It is easier for a camel to pass life.”
through the eye of a needle, than And James and John, the sons of 35
* and John. 26 God." And they were exceedingly us what we shall ask.” And he
amazed, saying among themselves, said unto them, “ What is it that 36
“ What rich man then can be ye wish me to do for you?” Then 37 27 saved?” And Jesus looking on them they said unto him, ir Grant that
saith, “ With men it muy appear one of us may sit on thy right hand,
all things of this kind are possible.” ye drink of the cup which I am to 29 Upon this, Peter said unto himn, drink of? and be baptized with the wards of " Behold, we gave up every thing I baptism that I am to be baptized
to go with thee.” Jesus answered, with?” They said unto him, “ We 39 29“ Verily I say unto you, not one of can.” Then said Jesus unto them,
you hath given uphouse,or brethren, I" Ye will indeed drink of the cup
o love him; "e drink of the chaptized with the
To bring thee to the highest human mind, the love of good men, and the hope of perfection. fi
future joy. • Become open and avowed friends and 4 Because they remembered the danger advocates of the gospel, especially in times which their master had formerly experienced
in Jerusalem. See Joho vii. The peace and comfort of their own!