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9 'Or what man is there of you, whom if his son ask bread, will he give him a stone?

10 Or if he ask a fish, will he give him a serpent ?

Îl If ye then, "being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, 'how much more shall your Father which is in heaven give good things to them that ask him ?5

12 Therefore all things "whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them : for "this is the Law and the Prophets.

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17: I love them that love me, and those that seek me early shall find me. Jer. xxix. 12, 13: Then shall ye call upon me, and ye shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you. And

ye shall seek me and find me, when ye shall search for me with all your heart. John, xiv. 13, 14: Whatsoever ye shall ask in 'my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If ye shall ask any thing in my name I will do it. do. xvi. 23, 24: And in that day ye shall ask me nothing: Verily, verily, I say unto you, whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name, he will give it you. Hitherto asked nothing in my name : ask, and

my name : ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full.

Luke, xi. 11, &c: [The same allusions.)

Gen. vi. 5: And God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually do. viii. 21 : The imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth.

'ISA. xlix. 15: Can a woman forget her sucking child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? Yea, they may forget, yet will I not forget thee.

* OBAD. XV: As thou hast done, it shall be done unto thee, thy reward shall return upon thine own head. Тов, iv. 15: Do that to no man which thou hatest. LUKE, vi. 31: As ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise. Eph. vi. 8: Whatsoever good thing any man doeth, the same shall he receive of the Lord, whether he be bond or free. " See on John, xiii. 34.

LUKE, xiii. 24 : Strive to enter in at the strait gate : for many, I say unto you, will seek to enter in, and shall not be


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is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat :

14 Because Pstrait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and 'few there be that find it.

15 Beware of false prophets, which come to you in 'sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening 'wolves.

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able. Rev. xxi. 27: There shall in no wise enter into it any thing that defileth, neither whatsoerer worketh abomination, or maketh a lie.

P MAT. xvi. 24: Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

4 Mat. xx. 16: So the last shall be first, and the first last : for many be called, but few chosen. do. xxv. 10–12: And they that were ready went in with him to the marriage : and the door was shut. Afterwards came also the other virgins, saying, Lord, Lord, open to us. But he answered and said, Verily, I say unto you, I know you not.

Deut, xiii. 3: Thou shalt not hearken unto the words of that prophet, or that dreamer of dreams: for the LORD your God proveth you, to know whether you love the LORD your God with all your heart, and with all

your soul. Jer. xxiii. 16: Thus saith the LORD of hosts, Hearken not unto the words of the prophets that prophesy unto you; they make you vain: they speak a vision of their own heart, and not out of the mouth of the LORD. Mat. xxiv. 4, 24: Take heed that no man deceive you. For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders, insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect. Mark, xiii. 22: [Nearly the same words.] Rom. xvi. 17, 18: Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned ; and avoid them. For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the simple. See on Mat. xxiv. 4.

• Mic. iii. 5: Thus saith the Lord concerning the prophets that make my people err, that bite with their teeth, and cry, Peace; and he that putteth not into their mouths, they even

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16 Ye shall “know them by their fruits. Do men 'gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles? 8

17 Even so every "good tree bringeth fortho good fruit ; but a "corrupt tree bringeth

forth evil fruit. 18 A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.

19 'Every tree that bringeth forth not good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.

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prepare war against him. Mar.xxiii. 14: Ye devour widows' houses

, and for a pretence make long prayer. 2 Cor. xi. 13: Such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ. 2 Tim. iii. 5: Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof.

* Acts, xx. 29, 30: I know this, that after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock. Also of your own selves shall men arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away disciples after them.

"Mat. xii. 33: Either make the tree good, and his fruit good; or else make the tree corrupt, and his fruit corrupt; for the tree is known by his fruit.

LUKE, vi. 43-45: For a good tree bringeth not forth corrupt fruit; neither doth a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit. For every tree is known by his own fruit; for of thorns men do not gather figs, nor of a bramble bush gather they grapes. A good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is evil : for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh.

JER. xi. 19: I knew not that they had devised devices against me, saying, Let us destroy the tree with the fruit thereof, and let us cut him off from the land of the living, that his name may be no more remembered.

* Tit. i. 15: Unto the pure, all things are pure: but unto them that are defiled and unbelieving, is nothing pure; but even their mind and conscience is defiled. MAT. xii. 33 : The

16. y Mar. iii. 10. LUKE, iii. 9. JOHN, xv. 2, 6: Every branch n me that beareth not fruit, he taketh away: and every branch hat beareth fruit he purgeth it, that it may bring forth more ruit : If a man abide not in me, he is cast forth as a branch, nd is withered; and men gather them, and cast them into the re, and they are burned. i Per. iv. 17: The time is come

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2 Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.

21 lot every one that saith unto me, 'Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven.

22 Vany will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and thar judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall be the end of them that obey not the

*]88. vii. 4: Trust ye not in lying words, saying, The temple of tảe LORD, the temple of the LORD, the temple of the Lord are these. Hos. vii. 2: Israel shall cry unto thee, My Ged, we know thee. Mat. Ev. 11, 12: Afterwards came also the other rirgins, saving. Lord, Lord, open to us. But he answered and said, Verily, I say unto you, I know you not. Lrre. Why call ve me Lord, Lord, and do not the things which I ar. do. vui. 21: My mother and my brethren are these, which heir the word of God, and do it. do. xiii. 25: When once the master of the house is risen up, and hath shut to the door, and ye begin to stand without and to knock at the door, saying, Lord, Lord, open to us, and he shall answer and say unto you, I know you not whence ye are.

* Ps. xv. 5: He that doeth these things shall never be moved. See ver. 24. Rom. ï. 13: Not the hearers of the law are just before God, but the doers of the law shall be justified. JANES, i, 22, 23, 25: Be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves. For if any be a hearer of the word, and not a doer, he is like unto a man beholding his natural face in a glass: But whoso looketh into the perfect law of liberty, and continueth

therein, he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, this man shall be blessed in his deed.

Acts, xvii. 31: He hath appointed a day, in the which he shall judge the world in righteousness by that man whom he hath ordained; whereof he hath given assurance unto all men, in that he hath raised him from the dead.

¢ NUMB. xxiv. 4: He hath said, which heard the words of God, which saw the vision of the Almighty, falling into a trance, but having his eyes open. John, xi. 61: This spake he not of himself but being high-priest that year, he prophesied that Jesus should die for that nation. "Acts, xix. 13. Then certain of the vagabond Jews, exorcists, took upon them

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in thy name have cast out devils ? and in thy name done many wonderful works?

23 And then will I profess 10 unto them, I never knew you : depart from me, ye that work iniquity.

24 ( Therefore whosoever 'heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him

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to call over them which had evil spirits the name of the Lord Jesus

, saying, We adjure you, by Jesus, whom Paul preacheth. 1 Cor. xii. 2: Though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing.

" MAT. xxv. 11, 12: The words under ver. 21. Luke, xiii. 25, 27: The 25th verse is under ver. 21. Ver. 27 : I tell you, I know you not whence you are; depart from me, all ye workers of iniquity. I Cor. viii. 3: If any man love God, the same is known of him. 2 Tim. ii. 19: Let every one that nameth the name of Christ, depart from iniquity.

e Ps. v.5: The foolish shall not stand in thy sight: thou hatest all workers of iniquity. do. vi. 8: Depart from me all ye workers of iniquity. do.cxix. 115: Depart from me ye evil doers. Hab. i. 13 : Thou art of purer eyes than to behold evil, and canst not look on iniquity. Mat. xxv. 41: Then shall he say to them on the left hand, Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels

. Rev. xxii. 15: For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and whoremongers, and murderers, and idolaters, and whosoever loveth and maketh a lie.

LUKE, vi. 47, &c: Whosoever cometh to me, and heareth my sayings, and doeth them, I will shew you to whom he is

& Ps. xv. 5. Rom. ii. 13. JAMES, i. 22: The words under ver. 21. Ps. ciii. 18: To such as keep his covenant, and to those that remember his commandments to do them. Mat, xü. 50: Whosoever shall do the will of my Father which is in heaven, the same is my brother, and sister, and mother. Luke, xi. 28: Yea, rather blessed are they that hear the word of God and keep it. John, xiii. 17: If ye know these things, happy are ye if ye do them. I John, iii. 7: Little children, let no man deceive you: He that doeth righteousness is righteous, even as he is righteous. Rev. xxii. 14: Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may

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