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The duty of self-denial.

LUKE,

Christ's transfiguration. must suffer many things, and be | 32 But Peter and they that rejected of the elders and chief were with him were heavy with priests and scribes, and be slain, sleep: and when they were and be raised the third day. awake, they saw his glory, and

23 And he said to them all, the two men that stood with him. If any man will come after me, 1 33 And it came to pass, as let him deny himself, and take they departed from him, Peter up his cross daily, and follow me, said unto Jesus, Master, it is

24 For whosoever will save his good for us to be here: and let life shall lose it: but whosoever us make three tabernacles; one will lose his life for my sake, the for thee, and one for Moses, same shall save it. :

and one for Elias: not knowing 25 For what is a man ad- what he said. , vantaged, if he gain the whole | 34 While he thus spake there world, and lose himself, or became a cloud, and overshadowed cast away?

them: and they feared as they 26 For whosoever shall be entered into the cloud. ashamed of me and of my words, 35 And there came a voice of him shall the Son of man be out of the cloud, saying, This is ashamed, when he shall come my beloved Son: hear him. in his own glory, and in his 36 And when the voice was Father's, and of the holy angels. past, Jesus was found alone.

27 But I tell you of a truth, | And they kept it close, and There be some standing here told no man in those days any which shall not taste of death of those things which they had till they see the kingdom of seen. God.

37 And it came to pass, 28 | And it came to pass that on the next day, when they about an eight days after these were come down from the hill, sayings, he took Peter and John much people met him. and James, and went up into 38 And, behold, a man of a mountain to pray.

the company cried out, saying, 29 And as he prayed the Master, 'I beseech thee, look fashion of his countenance was | upon my son; for he is mine altered, and his raiment was only child: :. . white and glistering.

39 And, lo, a spirit taketh 30 And, behold, there talked him, and he suddenly crieth with him two men, which were out; and it teareth him that he Moses and Elias:

foameth again; and, bruising 31 Who appeared in glory, him hardly, departeth from him. and spake of his decease, which 40 And I besought thy dishe should accomplish at Jeru- ciples to cast him out; and salem.

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CHAP. IX.

Fiery real reproved. 41 And Jesus answering said, forbad him, because he followeth O faithless and perverse genera- | not with us. tion! how long shall I be with 50 And Jesus said unto him, you, and suffer you? Bring thy Forbid him not ; for he that is son hither.

| not against us is for us. 42 And as he was yet al 51 And it came to pass, when coming, the devil threw him the time was come that he down, and tare him. And Jesus should be received up, he rebuked the unclean spirit, and stedfastly set his face to go to healed the child, and delivered Jerusalem him again to his father. | 52 And sent messengers be

43 And they were all amazed fore his face: and they went, at the mighty power of God. and entered into a village of

But while they wondered | the Samaritans to make ready every one at all things which for him. Jesus did, he said unto his 53 And they did not receive disciples,

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him, because his face was as 44 Let these sayings sink though he would go to Jerudown into your ears : for the salem. . Son of man shall be delivered 54 And when his disciples, into the hands of men.' James and John, saw this, they

45 But they understood not said, Lord, wilt thou that we this saying, and it was hid from command fire to come down them, that they perceived it from heaven, and consume not: and they feared to ask him them, even as Elias did? of that saying.

55 But he turned and rebuked 46 Then there arose a rea-them, and said, Ye know not soning among them, which of what manner of spirit ye are of. them should be greatest.

56 For the Son of man is not 47 And Jesus, perceiving the come to destroy men's lives, but thought of their heart, took a to save them. And they went child, and set him by him, to another village.

48 And said unto them, 57 9 And it came to pass, Whosoever shall receive this that, as they went in the way, child in my name receiveth a certain man said unto him, me; and whosoever shall re-Lord, I will follow thee whitherceive me receiveth him that soever thou goest. sent me: for he that is least 1 58 And Jesus said unto him, among you all, the same shall Foxes have holes, and birds of be great.

the air have nests; but the Son 49 And. John answered and of man hath not where to lay said, Master, we saw one casting his head. out devils in thy name; and wel 59 And he said unto another,

Christ sendeth out

' LUKE, : : the seventy disciples, Follow me. But he said, Lord, 1 it: if not, it shall turn to you suffer me first to go and bury again. my father.

n°7 And in the same house 60 Jesus said unto him, Let remain, eating and drinking the dead bury their dead; but such things as they give: for go thou and preach the kingdom the labourer is worthy of his of God.

hire. Go not from house to 61 And another also said, house. Lord, I will follow thee; but 8 And into whatsoever city let me first go bid them fare- ye enter, and they receive you, well which are at home at my eat such things as are set before house.

| you: 62 And Jesus said unto him, 9 And heal the sick that are No man having put his hand therein, and say unto them, to the plough, and looking The kingdom of God is come back, is fit for the kingdom of nigh unto you. God.

. 10 But into whatsoever city CHAP. X.

ye enter, and they receive you Seventy disciples sent forth. . not, go your ways out into the A FTER these things the streets of the same, and say, A Lord appointed other 11 Even the very dust of seventy also, and sent them your city, which cleaveth on two and two before his face into us, we do wipe off against you: every city and place, whither he notwithstanding, be ye sure of himself would come.

this, that the kingdom of God 2 Therefore said he unto is come nigh unto you. them, The harvest truly is 12 But I say unto you, That great, but the labourers are it shall be more tolerable in that few: pray ye therefore the Lord day for Sodom than for that of the harvest, that he would l. city. send forth labourers into his 13 Woe unto thee, Chorazin! harvest.

woe unto thee, Bethsaida! for 3. Go your ways: behold, I if the mighty works had been send you forth as lambs among done in Tyre and Sidon which wolves.' .

have been done in you, they 4 Carry neither purse, nor had a great while ago repented, scrip, nor shoes: and salute no sitting in sackcloth and ashes. man by the way. Wie

14 But it shall be more 5 And into whatsoever house tolerable for Tyre and Sidon at ye encer, first say, Peace be to the judgement than for you. this house.

1 15. And thou, Capernaum, 6 And if the Son of peace be which art exalted to heaven, there, your peace shall rest upon shalt be thrust down to hell.

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16 He that heareth you hear- and have not seen them; and eth me; and he that despiseth to hear those things which ye you despiseth me; and he that hear, and have not heard them. despiseth me despiseth him that 25 9 And, behold, a certain sent me. .

| lawyer stood up, and tempted 17 9 And the seventy re- him, saying, Master, what shall turned again with joy, saying, | I do to inherit eternal life? Lord, even the devils are sub- 26 He said unto him, What is ject unto us through thy name, written in the law? how readest

18 And he said unto them, thou? I beheld Satan as lightning fall ! 27 And he answering said, from heaven.

Thou shalt love the Lord thy 19 Behold, I give unto you God with all thy heart, and power to tread on serpents and with all thy soul, and with all scorpions, and over all the power thy strength, and with all thy of the enemy: and nothing shall mind; and thy neighbour as by any means hurt you. . thyself..

20 Notwithstanding, in this 28 And he said unto him, rejoice not, that the spirits are Thou hast answered right: this subject unto you; but rather | do, and thou shalt live. rejoice, because your names are 29 But he, willing to justify written in heaven..

himself, said unto Jesus, And 21 In that hour Jesus rejoiced who is my neighbour? in spirit, and said, I thank thee, 30 And Jesus answering said, O Father, Lord of heaven and A certain man went down from earth, that thou hast hid these Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell things from the wise and 'pru- among thieves, which stripped dent, and hast revealed them him of his raiment, and wounded unto babes : even so, Father; for him, and departed, leaving him so it seemed good in thy sight. half dead.

22 All things are delivered to 31 And by chance there came me of my Father: and no man down a certain priest that way: knoweth who the Son is, but the and when he saw him, he passed Father; and who the Father is, by on the other side. but the Son, and he to whom 32 And likewise a Levite, the Son will reveal him. when he was at the place, came

23 And he turned him unto, and looked on him, and passed his disciples, and said privately, by on the other side. Blessed are the eyes which see 33 But a certain Samaritan, the things that ye see:

as he journeyed, came where he 24 For I tell you, that many was: and when he saw him, he prophets and kings have desired had compassion on him, to see those things which ye see, 34 And went to him, and

ond said unto him to the John Lord, teach us said unto

The good Samaritan.

· LUKE, The disciples instructed to pray, bound up his wounds, pouring L CHAP. XI.. in oil and wine, and set him Christ teacheth to pray. on his own beast, and brought 1 AND it came to pass, that him to an inn, and took care A as he was praying in a of him.

certain place, when he ceased, 35 And on the morrow when one of his disciples said unto he departed, he took out two him, Lord, teach us to pray, as pence, and gave them to the John also taught his disciples. host, and said unto him, Take 2 And he said unto them, care of him; and whatsoever When ye pray, say, Our Father thou spendest more, when I which art in heaven, Hallowed come again I will repay thee. be thy name: Thy kingdom

36 Which now of these three, come: Thy will be done, as thinkest thou, was neighbour in heaven, so in earth. unto him that fell among the 3 Give us day by day our thieves ?

daily bread: 37 And he said, He that 4 And forgive us our sins; shewed mercy on him. Then for we also forgive every one said Jesus unto him, Go, and that is indebted to us: And do thou likewise. .

| lead us not. into temptation; 38 Now it came to pass, as but deliver us from evil. they went, that he entered into 5 And he said unto them, a certain village: and a certain | Which of you shall have a woman named Martha received friend, and shall go unto him him into her house.

at midnight, and say unto him, 39 And she had a sister called Friend, lend me three loaves. Mary, which also sat at Jesus' | 6 For a friend of mine in his

feet, and heard his word, journey is come to me, and - 40 But Martha was cumbered I have nothing to set before

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to him and said, Lord, dost 7 And he from within shall thou not care that my sister answer and say, Trouble me hath left me to serve alone? not; the door is now shut, and bid her therefore that she help my children are with me in bed; me.

I cannot rise and give thee. 41 And Jesus answered and 8 I say unto you, though said unto her, Martha, Martha, he will not rise and give him thou art careful and troubled because he is his friend, yet about many things:

because of his importunity he 42 But one thing is needful: will rise and give him as many and Mary hath chosen thạt good as he needeth. part, which shall not be taken 9 And I say unto you, Ask, away from her.

| and it shall be given you; seek,

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