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Matt. ix, 1, 18-22. Mark v, 18—34. Luke viii, 37-47.

Sap into the ship, and returned back again.

? And when he was come into the ship, he that had been possessed with the devil prayed him, *the man out of whom the devils were departed besonght him that he might be with him. Howbeit Jesus suffered him not, but sent him away, saying, Return to thine own house, ago home 5 to thy friends, and shew'and tell them, how great things the Lord God Phath done for thee, 'hath done unto thee, ?and hath had compassion on thee. And he departed, 'and he went his way, 'and began to publish in Decapolis, and published throughout the whole city how great things Jesus had done for him, "had done unto him : ’and all men did marvel. 10

And he entered into a ship, and passed over, and came into his own city. And when Jesus was passed over again by ship unto the other side, much people gathered unto him, and it came to pass, that, when Jesus was returned, the ople gladly received him: for they were all waiting for him. And he was nigh unto the sea.

15 2And, behold, 'while he spake, there cometh 'a certain ruler, 'one of the rulers of the synagogue, Jairus by name; and when he saw him, he fell 'down at Jesus' feet, land worshipped him, 'and besought him égreatly Sthat he would come into his house: for he had one only daughter, about twelve years of age, and she lay a dying, 'saying, My 20 little daughter lieth at the point of death, 'my daughter is even now dead: but come and lay thy hand upon her, What she may be healed ; and she shall live. And Jesus arose, and followed him, "and Jesus went with him, and 80 did his disciples, 'and much people followed him. But as he went the people thronged him.

25 *And, behold, a 'certain woman 'which was diseased with an issue of blood twelve years, 'and had suffered many things of many physicians, and had spent all that she had, 'all her living upon physicians, neither could be healed of any, 'and was nothing bettered, but rather grew worse, when she had heard of Jesus, came in the press behind, 'came 30 behind him, and touched the hem, 'the border of his garment: 'for she said within herself, If I may but touch his garment, ?his clothes, I shall be whole. And straightway, "immediately 'the fountain of her blood, Sher issue of blood stanched, was dried up; and she felt in her body that she was healed of that plague. And Jesus, immediately knowing in him- 35 self that virtue had gone out of him, turned him about in the press, and said, Who touched my clothes ? 3who touched me? When all denied, Peter 'and his disciples, 'and they that were with him said ’unto him, 3Master, the multitude throng thee and press thee, 'thou seest the multitude thronging thee, and sayest thou, Who touched me? And Jesus 40 said, Somebody hath touched me : for I perceive that virtue is gone out of me. 2 And he looked round about to see her that had done this thing. And when the woman saw that she was not hid, she came, ?fearing and trembling, knowing what was done in her, Sand falling down before him, she declared unto him before all the people for what 45 cause she had touched him, and how she was healed immediately, 'and told him all the truth. And when he saw her, he said unto her,

Matt. ix, 22–36. Mark v, 34–43. Luke viii, 48–56.

?Daughter, "be of good comfort, ?thy faith hath made thee whole

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in peace, and be whole of thy plague. 'And the woman was made whole from that hour.

While he yet spake, there cometh one from the ruler of the synagogue's house, saying to him, Thy daughter is dead ; trouble not the 5 Master, 'why troublest thou the Master any further? As soon as Jesus heard the word that was spoken, he saith unto the ruler of the synagogue, Fear not, ?be not afraid, only believe, ʻand she shall be made whole. ?And he suffered no man to follow him, save Peter, and James, and John the brother of James. And he cometh to the house of the 10 ruler of the synagogue, and seeth the tumult, and them that wept and wailed greatly. And when he came into the house, he suffered no man to go in, save Peter, and James, and John, and the father and the mother of the maiden. And when Jesus came into the ruler's house, and saw the minstrels and the people making a noise, and all wept, 15 and bewailed her,) he saith unto them, Why make ye this ado, and weep? She said, Weep not, 'give place : for the maid is not dead but sleepeth. And they laughed him to scorn, knowing that she was dead. And he put them all out, but when the people were put forth, ?when he had put them all out, he taketh the father and the mother of the damsel, 20 and them that were with him, and entereth in where the damsel was lying. And he took the damsel by the hand, and said unto her, Talitha CUMI; which is, being interpreted, Damsel, I say unto thee, arise. And her spirit came again, 'and straightway the damsel arose, and walked ; for she was of the age of twelve years : Sand he commanded to give her 25 meat. ?And they, 'and her parents 'were astonished with a great astonishment. And he charged them straitly that no man should know it, 'that they should tell no man what was done ; ’and commanded that something should be given her to eat. And the fame hereof went abroad into all that land.

30 And when Jesus departed thence, two blind men followed him, crying, and saying, Thou Son of David, have mercy on us. And when he was come into the house, the blind men came to him : and Jesus saith unto them, Belicve ye that I am able to do this ? They said unto him, Yea, Lord. Then touched he their eyes, saying, According to your 35 faith be it unto you. And their eyes were opened ; and Jesus straitly charged them, saying, See that no man know it. But they, when they were departed, spread abroad his fame in all that country.

As they went out, behold, they brought to him a dumb man possessed with a devil. And when the devil was cast out, the dumb spake.

And the multitudes marvelled, saying, It was never so seen in Israel. But the Pharisees said, He casteth out devils through the prince of the devils.

And Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every 45 sickness and every disease among the people.

But when he saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion on

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Matt, ix, 36–38. John v, 1-23.

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'them, because they fainted, and were scattered abroad, as sheep having no shepherd.

Then saith he unto his disciples, The harvest truly is plenteous, but the labourers are few ; pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he will send forth labourers into his harvest.

*After this there was a feast of the Jews; and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.

"Now there is at Jerusalem by the sheep market a pool, which is called in the Hebrew tongue Bethesda, having five porches. In these lay a great multitude of impotent folk, of blind, halt, withered, waiting 10 for the moving of the water. For an angel went down at a certain season into the pool, and troubled the water : whosoever then first after the troubling of the water stepped in was made whole of whatsoever disease he had.

*And a certain man was there which had an infirmity thirty and eight 15 years. When Jesus saw him lie, and knew that he had been now a long time in that case, he saith unto him, Wilt thou be made whole ? The impotent man answered him, Sir, I have no man, when the water is troubled, to put me into the pool : but while I am coming, another steppeth down before me. Jesus saith unto him, Rise, take up thy bed, 20 and walk. And immediately the man was made whole, and took up his bed, and walked : and on the same day was the sabbath.

*The Jews therefore said unto him that was cured, It is the sabbath day: it is not lawful for thee to carry thy bed. He answered them, He that made me whole, the same snid unto me, Take up thy bed, and 25 walk. Then asked they him, What man is that which said unto thee, Take np thy bed, and walk ? And he that was healed wist not who it was: for Jesus had conveyed himself away, a multitude being in that place. Afterward Jesus findeth him in the temple, and said unto him, Behold, thou art made whole: sin no more, lest a worse thing come unto 30 thee. The man departed, and told the Jews that it was Jesus which had made him whole.

*And therefore did the Jews persecute Jesus, and sought to slay him, because he had done these things on the sabbath day.

*But Jesus answered them, My Father worketh hitherto, and I work. 35 Therefore the Jews sought the more to kill him, because he not only had broken the sabbath, but said also that God was his Father, making himself equal with God.

Then answered Jesus and said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, The Son can do nothing of himself, but what he seeth the Father 40 do : for what things soever he doeth, these also doeth the Son likewise. For the Father loveth the Son, and sheweth him all things that himself doeth : and he will shew him greater works than these, that ye may marvel.

*For as the Father raiseth up the dead, and quickeneth them ; even 45 so the Son quickeneth whom he will. For the Father judgeth no man, but hath committed all judgment unto the Son : that all men should

Matt. xiii, 54. Mark vi, 1, 2. John v, 23—47.

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'honour the Son, even as they honour the Father. He that honoureth not the Son honoureth not the Father which hath sent him.

*Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my word, and believe eth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation ; but is passed from death unto life.

*Verily, verily, I say unto you, The hour is coming, and now is, when the dead shall hear the voice of the Son of God: and they that hear shall live. For as the Father hath life in himself; so hath he given to the Son to have life in himself; and hath given him authority to execute judgment also, because he is the Son of man. Marvel not at this : for 10 the hour is coming, in the which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice, and shall come forth; they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life ; and they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation.

'I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my 15 judgment is just; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent me.

'If I bear witness of myself, my witness is not true. There is another that beareth witness of me; and I know that the witness which he wit. nesseth of me is true. Ye sent unto John, and he bare witness unto the 20 truth. But I receive not testimony from man: but these things I say, that ye might be saved. He was a burning and a shining light: and ye were willing for a season to rejoice in his light. But I have greater witness than that of John: for the works which the Father hath given me to finish, the same works that I do, bear witness of me, that the 25 Father hath sent me. And the Father himself, which hath sent me, hath borne witness of me. Ye have neither heard his voice at any time, nor seen his shape.

have not his word abiding in you: for whom he hath sent, him ye believe not Search the scriptures ; for in them ye think ye 30 have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me.

*And ye will not come to me, that ye might have life. I receive not honour from men. But I know

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*Do not think that I will accuse you to the Father : there is one that accuseth you, even Moses, in whom ye trust. For had yo believed 40 Moses, ye would have believed me: for he wrote of me. believe not his writings, how shall ye believe my words ?

And he went out from thence, and came into his own country; and his disciples follow him. 'And when he was come into his own country, ?and when the sabbath day was come, he began to teach in the syna

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Matt. xiii, 54–58; x, 1–14. Mark vi, 2-11. Luke ix, 1–5.

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?whence hath this man these things ? this wisdom, and these mighty works ? and what wisdom is this which is given unto him, that even such mighty works are wrought by his hands? Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary, the brother of James, and Joses, and of Juda, and Simon ? and are not his sisters here with us? 'is not this the carpenter's 5 son? is not his mother called Mary ? and his brethren, James, and Joses, and Simon, and Judas ? And his sisters, are they not all with

Whence then hath this man all these things ? ?And they were offended at him. But Jesus said unto them, A prophet is not without honour, but in his own country, and among his own kin, and in his own 10 house. And he could there do no mighty work, save that he laid his hands upon a few sick folk, and healed them. And he marvelled because of their unbelief, 'and he did not many mighty works there because of their unbelief. ?And he went round about the villages, teaching.

*Then he called his twelve disciples together, 'and when he had called 15 unto him his twelve disciples, he gave them power against unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal all manner of sickness and all manner of disease, fand began to send them forth by two and two: and gave them power over unclean spirits, 'and gave

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and authority over all devils, and to cure diseases. 'Now the names of the twelve 20 apostles are these ; The first, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother; James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother; Philip and Bartholomew; Thomas, and Matthew the publican; James the son of Alphæus, and Lebbæus, whose surname was Thaddæus; Simon the Canaanite, and Judas Iscariot, who also betrayed him. These twelve 25 Jesus sent forth, 'he sent them to preach the kingdom of God, and to heal the sick, 'and commanded them, 'saying, Go not into the way of the Gentiles, and into any city of the Samaritans enter ye not: but go rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.

And as ye go, preach, saying, The kingdom of heaven is at hand. Heal the sick, 30 cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils : freely ye have received, freely give. ?And commanded them that they should take nothing for their journey, save a staff only; no scrip, no bread, no money in their purse: but be shod with sandals ; and not put on two coats: sand he said unto them, Take nothing for your journey, neither staves, uor scrip, 35 neither bread, neither money, neither have two coats apiece, 'provide neither gold, nor silver, nor brass in your purses, nor scrip for your journey, neither two coats, neither shoes, nor yet staves ; for the workman is worthy of his meat. ?And he said unto them, In what place soever ye enter into an house, 'and into whatsoever city or town ye shall enter,

40 inquire who in it is worthy ; Sand whatsoever house ye enter into, there abide ?till ye depart from that place, 'and thence depart. And when ye come into an house, salute it. And if the house be worthy, let your peace come upon it: but if it be not worthy, let your peace return to you. 3And whosoever will not receive anor hear you,

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