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life, what ye shall cat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on: Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment ?

26 Behold the fowls of the air : for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they?

27 Which of you, by taking thought, can add one cubit unto his stature?

28 Aud why take ye thought for raiment ? Consider the hilies of the field how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spi : 29 And

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you, that even Solomon in all his , glory, was not arrayed like one of these.

30 Wherefore if God so clothe the grass of the field, which to-day is, and to-morrow is cast into the oven, shall he not much more clothe

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of little faith? 31 Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or what shall we drink? or wherewithal shall we be clothed?

32 (For after all these things do the Gentiles seek) for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things.

33 But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you.

34 Take therefore no thought for the morrow : for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself: sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.

CHAP: VII. 1 Christ ending his sermon on the mount reproveth rash judgment, 6 forbiddeth to cast holy things to dogs, 7 exhorteth to prayer, 13 to enter in at the strait gate, 15 lo beware of false prophets, 21 and not to be hearers, but

doers of the word. JUDGE not, that ye be not judged.

2 For with what judgment ye julge, ye shall be judged : and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again, Q 4

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3 And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but considerest not the beam that is in thine own eye?

4 Or how wilt thou say to thy brother, Let me pull out the mote out of thine eye; and behold, a beam is in thine own eye?

5 Thou hypocrite, first cast out the beam out of thine own eye; and then shalt thou see clearly to cast out the mote out of thy brother's eye.

6 Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and rent you.

7 | Ask, and it shall be given you: seek, and ye shaļl find : knock, and it shall be opened unto you.

8 For every one that asketh, receiveth : and he that seeketh, findeth: and to him that knocketh, it shall be opened.

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?

11 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?

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.

13 | Enter ye in at the strait gate; for wide is the gate, and broad is the way that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat : 14 Because strait 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.

10 Ye shall know them by their fruits : Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles ?

17 Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; þut a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.

18 A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit: neither can a çorrupt tree bring forth good fruit.

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

20 Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.

21 Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven : byt he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven.

22 Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils ? and in thy name done many wonderful works?

23 And then will I profess 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 unto a wise man which built his house upon a rock :

25 And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house : and it fell not, for it was founded upon a rock :

26 And every one that heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them not, shall be likened unto a foolish man which built his house upon the sand:

27 And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house : and it fell, and great was the fall of it.

28 And it came to pass when Jesus had ended these sayings, the people were astonished at his doctrine.

29 For he taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes.

CHAP. VIII. 2 Christ cleanseth the leper, 5 healeth the centurion's servant,

14 Peter's mother-in-law, 16 and many others diseased; 18 sheweth how he is to be followed ; 23 stilleth the tempest on the sea ; 28 driveth devils out of two men possessed,

31 and suffereth them to go into the swine. WHEN he was come down from the mountain, great mul

titudes followed him. 2. And behold, there came a leper, and worshipped him, saying, Lord, if thou wilt, thou canst make me clean. 3 And Jesus put forth his hand, and touched him, saying,

I will, I will, be thou clean. And immediately his leprosy was cleansed.

! 4 And Jesus saith unto him, See thou tell no man, but go thy way, shew thyself to the priest, and offer the gift that Moses commanded, for a testimony unto them.

5 And when Jesus was entered into Capernaum, there came unto him a centurion, beseeching him,

6. And saying, Lord, my servant lieth at home sick of the palsy, grievously tormented.

7 And Jesus saith, unto him, I will come and heal him,

8 The centurion answered and said, Lord, I am not worthy that thou shouldest come under my roof: but speak the word only, and my servant shall be healed.

9 For I am a man under authority, having soldiers under me: and I say to this man, Go, and he goeth : and to another, Come, and he cometh : and to my servant, Do this, and he doeth it.

10. When Jesus heard it, he marvelled, and said to them that followed him, Verily I say unto you, I have not found so great faith, no not in Israel. 11 And I say

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shall come from the east and west, and shall sit down with Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven:

12 But the children of the kingdom shall be cast out into outer darkness : there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

13 And Jesus said unto the centurion, Go thy way, and as thou hast believed, so be it done unto thee. And his servant was healed in the self-same hour.

14 I And when Jesus was come into Peter's house, he saw his wife's mother laid, and sick of a fever.

15 And he touched her hand, and the fever left her: and she arose, and ministered unto them.

16 When the even was come, they brought unto him many that were possessed with devils : and he cast out the spirits with his word, and healed all that were sick : 17 That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias

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the prophet, saying, Himself took our infirmities, and bare our sicknesses.

18 Now when Jesus saw great multitudes about him, he gave commandment to depart unto the other side.

19 And a certain scribe came, and said unto him, Master, I will follow thee wbithersoever thou goest.

20 And Jesus saith unto him, The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air have nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head.

21 And another of his disciples said unto him, Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my father.

22 But Jesus said unto him, Follow me, and let the dead bury their dead.

23 And when he was entered into a ship, his disciples followed him.

24 And behold, there arose a great tempest in the sea, insomuch that the ship was covered with the waves : but he was asleep.

25 And his disciples came to him, and awoke him, saying, Lord, save us : we.perish.

26 And he saith unto them, Why are ye fearful, Oye of little faith? Then he arose and rebuked the winds and the sea, and there was a great calm.

27 But the men marvelled, saying, What manner of man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey him!

28 And, when he was come to the other side, into the country of the Gergesenés, there met him two possessed with devils, coming out of the tombs, exceeding fierce, so that no man might pass by that way.

29 And behold, they cried out, saying, What have we to do with thee, Jesus, thou Son of God? art thou come hither to torment us before the time? .

30 And there was a good way off from them an herd of many swine, feeding.

$1 So the devils besought him, saying, If thou cast us out, suffer us to go away into the herd of swine.

32 And he said unto them, Go. And when they were come out, they went into the herd of swine : and behold, the

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