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ther I have made known unto you. said these things unto you, sorrow Ye have not chosen me, but I have hath filled your heart. Nevertheless chosen you, and ordained you, that I tell you the truth ; it is expedient ye should go and bring forth fruit, for you that I go away: for if I go and that your fruit should remain ; not away, the Comforter will not that whatsoever ye shall ask of the come unto you; but if I depart, I Father in my name, he may give it will send him unto you. And when you.

; he is come, he will reprove the world

of sin, and of righteousness, and of I These things I command you, judgment; of sin, because they beThat ye love one another. If the lieve not on me; of righteousness, worlu hate you, ye know that it hat, because I go to iny Father, and ye ed me before it hated you. If y ye see me no more; of judgment, bewere of the world, the world would cause the prince of this world is love his own: but because ye are not judged. of the world, but I have chosen you out of the worlıl, therefore the world 1 16: 12. I have yet many things hateth you.

Remember the word to say unto you, but ye cannot bear that I said unto you, The servant is them now. Howbeit when he, the not greater than his lord. If they Spirit of truth, is come, he will have persecuted me, they will also guide you into all truth: for he shall persecute you ; if they have kept my not speak of himself; but whatsoever saying, they will keep yours also. he shall hear, that shall he speak: But all these things will they do un- and he will show you things to come. to you for my name's sake, because He shall glorify me ; for he shall rethey know not him that sent me. If ceive of mine, and shall show it unI had not come and spoken unto them, to you. All things that the Father they had not had sin: but now they hath are mine, therefore, said I, that have no cloak for their sin. He that he shall take of mine, and shall show hateth me, hateth my Father also. it unto you. A little while, and ye If I had not done among them the shall not see me: and again a little works which none other man did, while, and ye shall see me ; because they had not had sin: but now have I go to the Father. Then said some they both seen and hated both me of his disciples among themselves, and my Father. But this cometh to What is this that he saith unto us, A pass, that the word might be fulfilled little while, and ye shall not see me: that is written in their law, They and again a little while, and ye shall hated me without a

But see me: and, Because I go to the Fawhen the Comforter is come, whom ther? They said therefore, What I will send unto you from the Fa- is this that he saith, A little while ? ther, even the Spirit of truth, which we cannot tell what he saith. Now proceedeth from the Father, he shall Jesus knew that they were desirous testify of me; and ye also shall bear to ask him, and said unto them, Do witness, because ye have been with ye inquire among yourselves of that me from the beginning.

I said, A little while, and ye shall 16: 1. These things have I spo- not see me: and again a little while, ken unto you, that ye should not be and ye shall see me? Verily, verioffended. They shall put you out ly, I say unto you, That ye shall of the synagogues : yea, the time weep and lament, but the world cometh, that whosoever killeth you, shall rejoice : and ye shall be sorwill think that he doeth God service. rowful, but your sorrow shall be And these things will they do unto turned into joy. A woman when you, because they have not known she is in travail hath sorrow, because the Father, nor me. But these things her hour is come: but as soon as she have I told you, that, when the time is delivered of the child, she rememshall come, ye may remember that I bereth no more the anguish, for joy told you of them. And these things that a man is born into the world. I said unto you at the beginning, be- And ye now therefore have sorrow; cause I was with you. But now I but I will see you again, and your go my way to him that sent ine ; and heart shall rejoice, and your joy no none of you asketh me, Whither man taketh from you. And in that goest thou ?

But because I have day ye shall ask me nothing. Veri



ly, verily, I say unto you, Whatso- Likewise also said all the disciples. ever ye shall ask the Father in my Then cometh Jesus with them unto name, he will give it you. Hitherto a place called Gethsemane, and have ye asked nothing in my name:

salih unto the disciples, Sit ye here, ask, and ye shall receive, that your wliile I go and pray yonder. And joy may be full.

These things have he took with him Peter, and the two I spokep unto you in proverbs: but sons of Zebevee, and began to be the time cometh, when I shall no sorrowful and very heavy. Then more speak unto you in proverbs, but saith he unto them, My soul is exI shall show you plainly of the Father. ceeding sorrowful, even to death: At that day ye shall ask in my name: tarry ye here, and watch with me. and I say not unto you, that I will And he went a little farther, and fell pray the Father for you; for the on his face, and prayed, saying, O Father himself loveth you, because my Father, if it be possible, let this

have loved me, and have believed cup pass from ine: nevertheless, not that I came out from God.

as I will, but as thou wilt. And he 16: 28. I came forth from the cometh unto the disciples, and findFather, and am come into the world: eth them asleep, and saith unto Peagain, I leave the world, and go to ter, What! could ye not watch with the Father. His disciples said unto me one hour?

Watch and pray, him, Lo, now speakest thou plainly, that ye enter not into tenptation: and speakest no proverb. Now the spirit indeed is willing, but the are we sure that thou knowest all flesh is weak. He went again the things, and needest not that any man

second time, and prayed, saying, O should ask thee: by this we believe my Father, if this cup may not pass that thou camest forth from God. away from me, except I drink it, thy Jesus answered them, Do ye now

will be done. And he came and believe ? Behold, the hour cometh, found them asleep again: for their yea, is now come, that ye shall be eyes were heavy. And he left them, scattered, every man to his own, and and went away again, and prayed shall leave me alone: and yet I am

the third time, saying the same not alone, because the Father is with words. These things I have spoken

LUKE 22: 43. And there appeared unto you, that in me ye might have an angel unto him from heaven, peace. In the world ye shall have strengthening him. And being in tribulation ; but be of good cheer ; an agony, he prayed more earnestly: I have overcome the world.

and his sweat Was as it were great
drops of blood falling down
the ground. And when he rose up
from prayer, and was come to his

disciples, he found them sleeping § 6. CHRIST's

for sorrow, and said unto them, Why sleep ye? rise and pray, lest

ye enter into temptation. Mat. 26: 30. And when they had

Mark 14; 41. And he saith unto sung a hyinn, they went out into the them, Sleep on now, and take your mount of Olives. Then saith Jesus rest: it is enough, the hour is come; unto them, All ye shall be offended behold, the Son of man is betrayed because of me ihis night: for it is into the hands of sinners. Rise up, written, I will smite the Shepherd, let us go; lo, he that betrayeth me and the sheep of the flock shall be is at hand. scattered abroad. But after I am risen again, I will go before you into Galilee. Peter answered and said unto him, Though all meu shall § 7. be offenderl because of thee, yet will I never be offended. Jesus said unto birn, Verily I say unto thee, That John 18: 3. Judas then, having this night, before the cock crow, received a band of men and officers thou shalt deny me thrice. Peter from the chief priests and Pharisees, said unto him, Though I should die cometh thither with lanterns, and with thee, yet will I not deny thee. ) torches, and weapons. Jesus there










fore, knowing all things that should | the palm of his hand, saying, Ancome upon him, went forth, and swerest thou the high priest so? said unto them, Whom seek ye? Jesus answered him, If I have spoThey answered him, Jesus of Naz- ken evil, bear witness of the evil: areth. Jesus saith unto them, I am but if well, why smitest thou me ? he. And Judas also, which betrayed (Now Annas had sent him bound unbim, stood with them. As soon then to Caiaphas the high priest.) as he had said unto them, I am he, MLT. 26: 59. Now the chief they went backwarı, avd fell to the priests and elders, and all the counground. Then asked be them again, i cil sought false witness against JeWhom seek ye? And they said, 'sus, to put him to death ; but found Jesus of Nazareth. Jesus answer- none: yea, though many false witend, I have told you that I am be. If nesses came, yet found they none. therefore ye seek me, let these go : At the last came two false witnesses, their way: (that the saying might be and said, This fellow said, I am fulfilled which he spake, Of them able to destroy the temple of God, which thou givest me, bave I lost and to build it in three days. And none.) Then Simon Peter, having the high priest arose, and said unto a sword, drew it, and smote the him, Answerest thou nothing ? what high priest's servant, and cut off his is it which these witness against right ear. The servant's name was

thee? But Jesus held his peace. Malchus. Then said Jesus unto And the high priest answered and Peter, Put up thy sword into the said unto him, I adjure thee by the sheath: the cup which my Father living God, that thou tell us whether hath given me, shall I not drink it? thou be the Christ, the Son of God.

Mat. 26: 52. All they that take Jesus saith unto him, Thou hast said: the sworil, shall perish with the nevertheless I say unto you, Hereafsword. Thinkest thou that I can- ter shall ye see the Son of man sitnot now pray to my Father, and he ting on the right hand of power, and shall presently give me more than coming in the clouds of heaven. twelve legions of angels? But how | Then the high priest rent his clothes, then shall the Scripture be fulfilled, saying, He hath spoken blasphemy; that thus it must be?

what further need have we of witnesses ? behold, now ve have heard his blasphemy:

What think ye?

They answered and said, He is guil§ 8. HIS TRIAL AND CONDEMNATION.

ty of death.

MAPK 14: 56. For many bare I. Before the Sanhedrim. false witness against him, hut their

witness agreed not together. And John 18: 12. Then the band, and there arose certain, and bare false the captain, and officers of the Jews witness against him, saying, We took Jesus and bound him, and led heard him say, I will destroy this him a way to Annas first, (for he was temple that is made with hands, and father-in-law to Caiaphas, which within three days I will build anothwas the high priest that same year.) er made without hands. But neither Now Caiaphas was he which gave so did their witness agree together. counsel to the Jews, that it was expedient that one man should die for II. Before the Roman Governor. the people. — 19. The high priest then asked Jesus of his disciples, John 18: 28. Then led they Jeand of his doctrine. Jesus answered sus from Caiaphas unto the hall of him, I spake openly to the world; I judgment: and it was early ; and ever taught in the synagogue, and they themselves went not into the in the temple, whither the Jews al- judgment hall, lest they should be ways resort; and in secret have I defiled ; but that they might eat the said nothing. Why askest thou me? passover.

Pilate then went out unto Ask them which heard me, what I them, and said, What accusation have said unto them: behold, they bring ye against this man? They know what I said. And when he answered and said unto him, If he had thus spoken, one of the officers were not a malefactor, we would not which stood by, struck Jesus with have delivered him up unto thee. Then said Pilate unto them, Take in him. The Jews snswered him, ye him, and judge him according to We have a law, and by our law he your law. The Jews therefore said ought to die, because he made himunto him, It is not lawful for us to self the Son of God. When Pilate put any man to death: that the say- therefore heard that saying, he was ing of Jesus might be fulfilled, which the more afraid ; and went again inhe spake, signifying what death he to the judgment-hall, and saith unto should die. (Luke 23: 5-11.) Then Jesus, Whence art thou? But JePilate entered into the judgment-hall sus gave him no answer. Then saith again, and called Jesus, and said un- Pilate unto him, Speakest thou not to him, Art thou the King of the unto me ? knowest thou not, that I Jews ? Jesus answered him, Sayest have power to crucify thee, and have thou this thing of thyself, or did oth- power to release thee? Jesus aners tell it thee of me? Pilate an- swered, Thou couldst have no power swered, Am I a Jew? Thine own at all against me, except it were givnation, and the chief priests, have en thee from above: therefore he that delivered thee unto me. What hast delivered me unto thee hath the thou done ? Jesus answered, My greater sin. (Mat. 27: 19. When kingdom is not of this world: if my he was set down on the judgmentkingdom were of this world, then seat, his wife sent unto him, saying, would my servants fight, that I should Have thou nothing to do with that not be delivered to the Jews : but just man: for I have suffered many now is my kingdom not from hence. things this day in a dream because Pilate therefore said unto him, Art of him.) And from thenceforth Pi. thou a king then ?. Jesus answered, late sought to release him: but the Thou sayest that I am a king. To Jews cried out, saying, If thou let this end was I born, and for this this man go, thou art not Cesar's cause came I into the world, that I friend. Whosoever maketh himself should bear witness unto the truth. a king, speaketh against Cesar. Every one that is of the truth, hear- When Pilate therefore heard that eth my voice. Pilate saith unto him, saying, he brought Jesus forth, and What is truth? And when he had sat down in the judgment-seat, in a said this, he went out again unto the place that is called the Pavement, Jews, and saith unto them, I find in | but in the Hebrew, Gabbatha. And him no fault at all. But ye have a it was the preparation of the passcustom that I should release unto you over, and about the sixth hour; and one at the passover: will ye, there- he saith unto the Jews, Behold your fore, that I release unto you the King King ! But they cried out, Away of the Jews ? Then cried they all with him ! away with him ! crucify again, saying, Not this man but Ba- him ! Pilate saith

them, rabbas. Now Barabbas was a rob- Shall I crucify your King! The chief ber.

priests answered, We have no king

but Cesar. (Mat. 27: 24. When 119: 1. Then Pilate therefore took Pilate sa w that he could prevail nothJesus, and scourged him. And the ing, but that rather a tumult was soldiers platted a crown of thorns, inade, he took water, and washed his and put it on his head, and they put hands before the multitude, saying, I on him a purple robe, and said, Hail, am innocent of the blood of this just King of the Jews ! and they spote person : see ye to it. him with their hands. Pilate there- swered all the people, and said, His fore went forth again, and saith unto blood be on us and on our children.) them, Behold, I bring him forth to Then delivered he him therefore unyou, that ye may know th:t I find no to them to be crucitied. And they fault in him. (Then came Jesus took Jesus, and led him away. forth, wearing the crown of thorns, and the purple robe.) And Pilate saith unto them, Behold the mau ! When the chief priests therefore and officers saw him, they cried out, say

§ 9. ing, Crucify him ! crucify him! Pilate saith unto them, Take ye him, Mat. 27; 27. Then the soldiers and crucify him : for I find no fault ) of the Governor, took Jesus into the

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common hall, and gathered unto him there : and set up over his head his the whole band of soldiers. And accusation written, THIS IS JESUS, THE they stripped him and put on him a scarlet robe: and when they had John 19: 20. This title then read platted a crown of thorns,they put it many of the Jews: for the place upon his head; and a reed in his right where Jesus was crucified was nigh hand; and they bowed the knee be- to the city: and it was written in fore him, and mocked him, saying, Hebrew, and Greek, and Latin. Hail, King of the Jews! And they Then said the chief priests of the spit upon him, and took the reed, Jews to Pilate, Write not, The and smote him on the head. And King of the Jews; but that he said, after that they had mocked him, they I ain King of the Jews.

Pilate took the robe off from him, and put answered, What I have written, I his own raiment on him, and led him have written. away to crucify him.

John 19: 17. And he bearing his cross, went forth,

Luke 23 : 26. And as they led § 10. sıx HOURS UPON THE CROSS. him away, they laid hold upon one Simon, a Cyrenian, coming out of the I. Conduct of his Enemies. country, and on him they laid the cross, that he might bear it after Je- Mat. 27 : 39. And they that sus. And there followed him a great passed by reviled him, wagging their company of people, and of women, heads, and saying, Thou that dewhich also bewailed and lamented stroyest the temple, and buildest it him. But Jesus turning unto them, in three days, save thyself. If thou said, Daughters of Jerusalem, weep be the Son of God, come down from not for me, but weep for yourselves, the cross. Likewise also the chief and for your children. For behold, priests mocking him, with the scribes the days are coming, in the which and elders, said, He saved others ; they shall say, Blessed are the bar- | himself he cannot save. If he be the ren, and the wombs that never bare, King of Israel, let him now come and the paps which never gave suck down from the cross, and we will Then shall they begin to say to the believe him. He trusted in God; mountains, Fall on us; and to the let him deliver him now, if he will hills, Cover us. For if they do these have him ! for he said, I am the Son things in a green tree, what shall be of God. The thieves also which done in the dry? And there were were crucified with him, cast the also two others, malefactors, led with same in his teeth. him to be put to death. And when LUKE 23: 36. And the soldiers they were come to the place which also mocked him, ... offering him is called Calvary, there they cruci- vinegar, and saying, If thou be the fied him, and the malefactors; one on King of the Jews, save thyself. the right hand, and the other on the JOHN 19: 31. The Jews thereleft. Then said Jesus, Father, for- fore, because it was the preparation, give them: for they know not what that the bodies should not remain they do. And they parted his rai- upon the cross on the sabbath-day, ment, and cast lots.

(for that sabbath-day was a high Mat. 27: 33. And when they day,) besought Pilate that their legs were come unto a place called Gol- might be broken, and that they might gotha, (that is to say, A place of a be taken away. Then came the solskull,) they gave him vinegar to diers, and brake the legs of the first, drink, mingled with gall: and when and of the other which was crucified he had tasted thereof, he would not with him. But when they came to drink. And they crucified him, and Jesus, and saw that he was dead alparted his garments, casting lots, ready, they brake not his legs: but that it might be fulfilled which was one of the soldiers with a spear spoken by the prophet:

pierced his side, and forthwith came

thereout blood and water. They parted my garments among them,

And upon my vesture did they cast lots. And sitting down, they watched him

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