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tous about the method of your Defence ; "neither be afraid, as being destitute of Eloquence': The holy Spirit of God will furnish you with Arguments, and the divine Asistance will abundantly supply the want of a premeditated Defence. The Ferps and Gentiles shall impeach the nearest Relations they have, and deliver them up to the Perfecutors for their Adherence to my Doctrine. A Brother shall betray his Brother, a Father his Son, and a Son his Father; and thus you shall be generally hated and tormented for being my Disciples : but whosoever shall contemn their Threats and Injuries, and shall persevere in his Obedience to my Doctrine, tho he be punilh'd with Death for it, that man shall obtain everlasting Life in the next World. But when you are thus persecuted by the Jews, Ay from one City to another, and be assured that you shall not have gone thro all the Cities of the Ferps before I come to take vengeance on them.
You have a proverbial Saying amongst you, importing that the Scholar ought to be contented, if he meet with no worfe ulage than his Teacher; and the Servant, if he be as kindly dealt with as his Mafter. : if then the Pharisees have ata tributed my Miracles to the Power of Beelzebub, if they have calumniated me as poffeffed by him, that Prince of the evil Spirits, how much rather will they de fame you who are my Scholars and Ministers? Be not however afraid of their Acocusations; for neither diall their Tricks nor your Innocence be always hid. - Believe me, there is nothing.fo secret that Ihall not one day be disclos'd, nothing so hidden. as shall not be laid open. Therefore, what I now instruct you in private, I autho. rize you to declare in publick, and what I now seem to-whisper to you, that shall you proclaim from the tops of the Houses (as.I may fo. fay) that it may be heard : by all.
Be not afraid of Men, whose Power extends only to the destruction of the Body, and afterwards are not able to hurt the Soul : Stand in awe of him only, who after this. Life's ended can condemn both Soul and Body to the place of Torment. There
C H A P. X. 36 And a man's foes Mall : be they of his own houshold.
37 He that loveth father or mother more than me, is not worthy of me: and he that lovech son or daughter more than me, is not worthy of me.
38 And he that taketh not his cross, and followeth after me, is not worthy of me.
39 He chat findeth his life shall lose ir: and he that loseth his life for my fake, Thall find it.
40 He that receiverh you, receiveth me ; and he chac receiverh me, receiveth him that sent me.
41 He chat receivech a propher in the name of a prophet, Thall receive a prophers reward; and he that receiverh a righteous man in the name of a righteous man, shall receive a righteous mans reward.
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24 And whosoever shall give to drink unto one of these little ones a cup of cold water only, in the name of a dirciple, verily I say unto you, he shall in no wise lose his reward. | C H A P. XI. . I AND it came to
n pass, when Jesus had made an end of commanding his twelve disciples, he deparced thence to teach and to preach in their cities.
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