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Matt. xx, 20–32. Mark x, 34–50. Luke xviii, 32—40.


’entreated, and spitted on, 'and they shall mock him, "and they shall scourge him, 'and shall spit upon him, and shall kill him, 'and put him to death : and the third day he shall rise again. And they understood none of these things: and this saying was hid from them, neither knew they the things which were spoken.

Then came to him the mother of Zebedee's children with her sons, James and John, the sons of Zebedee, 'worshipping him, and desiring a certain thing of him, 'saying, Master, we would that thou shouldest do for us whatsoever we shall desire. And he said unto them, What would ye that I should do for you? They said unto him, Grant unto us that 10 we may sit, one on thy right hand, and the other on thy left hand, 'in thy kingdom, ?in thy glory. But Jesus answered and said ’unto them, Ye know not what ye

ask. Are

ye able to drink of the cap that I shall drink of, and to be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with ? They say unto him, ?We can, 'we are able. ?And Jesus said unto them, 15 Ye shall indeed drink of the cup that I drink of; and with the baptism that I am baptized withal shall ye be baptized : but to sit on my right hand and on my left hand is not mine to give; but it shall be given to them for whom it is prepared 'of my Father. And when the ten heard it, 'they were moved with indignation against the two brethren, 'they 20 began to be much displeased with James and John. But Jesus called them to him, and saith unto them, Ye know that 'the princes of the Gentiles, "they which are accounted to rule over the Gentiles exercise lordship, 'exercise dominion over them; ?and their great ones, 'they that are great exercise authority upon them. But it shall not be so among 25 you : but whosoever will be great among you, 'shall be your minister : and whosoever of you will be the chiefest, shall be servant of all. For even the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.

?And they came to Jericho : and it came to pass, that as he was 30 come nigh unto Jericho, 'as they departed from Jericho, a great multitude followed him. And as he went out of Jericho with his disciples and a great number of people, 'behold, two blind men sitting by the way side, blind Bartimæus, 'a certain blind man, -the son of Timæus, sat by the highway side begging. And hearing the multitude pass by, he asked what it meant. And they told him, that Jesus of Nazareth passed by. And when he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, 'when they heard that Jesus passed by, 'he began to cry ont, and say, Jesus, thou Son of David, have mercy on me, 'have mercy on us, O Lord, thou Son of David. And the multitude :and they which went before rebuked 'them, 40 because they should hold their peace, ’and many charged him that he should hold his peace : 'but they cried 3so much the more a great deal, 'Have mercy on us, O Lord, thou Son of David, "Thou Son of David, have mercy on me. And Jesus stood still, 'and called them, Pand commanded him to be called, Oto be brought unto him. And they 45 call the blind man, saying unto him, Be of good comfort, rise; he calleth thee. And he, casting away bis garment, rose, and came to

Matt. xx, 32–34. Mark x, 50, 51. Luke xviii, 40—43; xix, 1-23.

2 Jesus.

And when he was come near, he asked him, 'and said, What will

ye that I shall do unto you? The blind man said unto him, Lord, that I might receive my sight, they say unto him, Lord, that our eyes may be opened, 'And Jesus said unto him, Receive thy sight: thy faith hath saved thee. 'So Jesus had compassion on them, and touched 5 their eyes : and immediately their eyes received sight, and they followed him, &glorifying God: and all the people when they saw it, gave praise unto God.

And Jesus entered and passed through Jericho.

3And, behold, there was a man named Zacchæus, which was the chief 10 among the publicans, and he was rich. And he sought to see Jesus who he was; and could not for the press, because he was little of stature. And he ran before, and climbed up into a sycomore tree to see him : for he was to pass that way. And when Jesus came to the place, be looked up, and saw him, and said unto him, Zacchæus, make haste, and come 15 down; for to day I must abide at thy house. And he made haste, and came down, and received him joyfully.

3And when they saw it, they all murmured, saying, That he was gone to be guest with a man that is a sinner. And Zacchæus stood, and said unto the Lord ; Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor ; 20 and if I have taken any thing from any man by false accusation, I restore him fourfold. And Jesus said unto him, This day is salvation come to this house, forsomuch as he also is a son of Abraham. For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.

3And as they heard these things, he added and spake a parable, be- 25 cause he was nigh to Jerusalem, and because they thought that the kingdom of God should immediately appear.

He said therefore, A certain nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return. And he called his ten servants, and delivered them ten pounds, and said unto them, Occupy 80 till I come. But his citizens hated him, and sent a message after him, saying, We will not have this man to reign over us. And it came to pass, that when he was returned, having received the kingdom, then he commanded these servants to be called unto him, to whom he had given the

money, that he might know how much every man had gained by 35 trading. Then came the first, saying, Lord, thy pound hath gained ten pounds. And he said unto him, Well, thou good servant: because thou hast been faithful in a very little, have thou authority over ten cities. And the second came, saying, Lord, thy pound hath gained five pounds. And he said likewise to him, Be thou also over five cities. And another 40 came, saying, Lord, behold, here is thy pound, which I have kept laid up in a napkin : for I feared thee, because thou art an austere man : thou takest up that thou layedst not down, and reapest that thou didst not sow. And he saith unto him, Out of thine own mouth will I judge thee, thou wicked servant. Thou knewest that I was an austere man, 45 taking up that I laid not down, and reaping that I did not sow: wherefore then gavest not thou my money into the bank, that at my coming

Matt. xxi, 1; xxvi, 6–13. Mark xiv, 39. Luke xix, 23—29. John xii, 1–11.

unto you,

I might have required mine own with usury? And he said unto them that stood by, Take from him the pound, and give it to him that hath ten pounds. (And they said unto him, Lord, he hath ten pounds.) For I say

That unto every one which hath shall be given ; and from him that hath not, even that he hath shall be taken away

from him. 5 But those mine enemies, which would not that I should reign over them, bring hither, and slay them before me.

3And when he had thus spoken, he went before, ascending up to Jerusalem.

And it came to pass, 'when they drew nigh unto Jerusalem, 'when 10 he was come nigh to Bethphage and Bethany, at the mount called the mount of Olives, then Jesus six days before the passover came to Bethany, where Lazarus was which had been dead, whom he raised from the dead.

And 'now when Jesus was in Bethany, being in Bethany in the 15 house of Simon the leper, there they made him a supper; and Martha served : but Lazarus was one of them that sat at the table with him. Then 'as he sat at meat 'there came unto him a woman, “Mary, 'having an alabaster box of a pound of ointment of spikenard, very costly, 'very precious : and she brake the box, and poured it on his head, 'as he sat 20 at meat, ‘and anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped his feet with her hair: and the house was filled with the odour of the ointment. But when his disciples saw it, 2there were some that had indignation within themselves, 'saying, To what purpose is this waste ? ?why was this waste of the ointment made ? For it might have been sold for more than 25 three hundred pence, and have been given to the poor. And they murmured against her. "Then saith one of his disciples, Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, which should betray him, Why was not this ointment sold for three hundred pence, and given to the poor? This he said, not that he cared for the poor ; but because he was a thief, and had the bag, 30 and bare what was put therein. "When Jesus understood it, he said unto them, Why trouble ye the woman ? ?let her alone ; why trouble ye her? 'for she hath wrought a good work upon me: “against the day of my burying hath she kept this. For

have the poor with


always, and whensoever ye will ye may do them good : but me ye have 35 not always. She hath done what she could : she is come aforehand to anoint my body to the burying. For in that she hath poured this ointmeut on my body, she did it for my burial. Verily I say unto you, Wheresoever this gospel shall be preached in the whole world, there shall also this that this woman hath done, be told, 2be spoken of for a 40 memorial of her.

*Much people of the Jews therefore knew that he was there: and they came not for Jesus' sake only, but that they might see Lazarus also, whom he had raised from the dead.

“But the chief priests consulted that they might put Lazarus also to 45 death ; because that by reason of him many of the Jews went away, and believed on Jesus.

Matt. xxi, 1–9. Mark xi, 1–10. Luke xix, 30–43. John xii, 12–15.

And on the next day, when they came nigh to Jerusalem, unto Bethphage and Bethany, at the mount of Olives, 'mnch people that were come to the feast, when they heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem, took branches of palm trees, and went forth to meet him, and cried, Hosanna : Blessed is the King of Israel that cometh in the name of 5 the Lord. "Then sent Jesus two disciples, saying unto them, 'Go your way into the village over against you ; ’in the which, 'straightway, 'as soon as ye be entered into it, 'at your entering ye shall find 'an ass tied, and a colt tied 'with her, 'whereon yet never man sat: 'loose them, and bring them unto me. And if any man say ought unto you, 'and ask 10 you, Why do ye loose him ? ?why do ye this ? 3thus shall ye say unto him, Because the Lord hath need of him ; 'and straightway he will send them ?hither.

All this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying, Tell ye the daughter of Sion, Behold, thy King cometh 15 unto thee, meek, and sitting upon an ass, and a colt the foal of an ass.

And the disciples, 'they that were sent went their way, and found even as he had said unto them, ?and found the colt tied by the door without in a place where two ways met; and they loose him, 'as Jesus commanded them. And as they were loosing the colt, the owners there- 20 of said unto them, Why loose ye the colt? 'and certain of them that stood there said unto them, What do ye, loosing the colt? And they said unto them, *The Lord hath need of him, even as Jesus had commanded: and they let them go. And they brought the ass, and the colt ’to Jesus: 3and they cast their garments upon the colt, and they set Jesus thereon, 25 land he sat upon him.

*And Jesus, when he had found a young ass, sat thereon; as it is written, Fear not, daughter of Sion: behold, thy King cometh, sitting on an ass's colt.

3 And as he went, 'a very great multitude spread their garments in the 30 way; others cut down branches from the trees, and strawed them in the way. And when he was come nigh, even now at the descent of the mount of Olives, 'the multitudes that went before, ?and they that followed, "the whole multitude of the disciples began to rejoice and praise God with a loud voice for all the mighty works that they had seen ; 'saying, 35 Hosanna to the Son of David, Hosanna ; Blessed is he, the King that cometh in the name of the Lord : peace in heaven, and glory in the highest. ?Blessed be the kingdom of our father David, that cometh in the name of the Lord : Hosanna in the highest.

3And some of the Pharisees from among the multitude said unto him, 40 Master, rebuke thy disciples. And he answered and said unto them, Í tell

you that, if these should hold their peace, the stones would immediately cry out.

3And when he was come near, he beheld the city, and wept over it, saying, If thou hadst known, even thou, at least in this thy day, the 45 things which belong unto thy peace! but now they are hid from thine eyes. For the days shall come upon thee, that thine enemies shall cast

Matt. xxi, 10—16. Mark xi, 11. Luke xix, 43–46. John xii, 16-32.


3a trench about thee, and compass thee round, and keep thee in on every side, and shall lay thee even with the ground, and thy children within thee; and they shall not leave in thee one stone upon another; because thou knewest not the time of thy visitation.

?And Jesus entered into Jerusalem, 'and when he was come into 5 Jer usalem, all the city was moved, saying, Who is this? And the multitude said, This is Jesus the prophet of Nazareth of Galilee.

And Jesus went into the temple of God, and cast out all them that sold and bought in the temple, and overthrew the tables of the moneychangers, and the seats of them that sold doves, and said unto them, It 10 is written, My house shall be called, 'my house is the house of prayer: but have made it a den of thieves.

2 And the blind and the lame came to him in the temple ; and he healed them. And when the chief priests and scribes saw the wonderful things that he did, and the children crying in the temple, and saying, 15 Hosanna to the Son of David ; they were sore displeased, and said unto him, Hearest thou what these say? And Jesus saith unto them, Yea ; have ye never read, Out of the mouths of babes and sucklings thou hast perfected praise ?

*These things understood not his disciples at the first: but when Jesus 20 was glorified, then remembered they that these things were written of him, and that they had done these things unto him.

*The people therefore that was with him when he called Lazarus out of his grave, and raised him from the dead, bare record. For this cause the people also met him, for that they heard that he had done this 25 miracle. The Pharisees therefore said among themselves, Perceive


ye prevail nothing ? behold, the world is gone after him.

*And there were certain Greeks among them that came up to worship at the feast: the same came therefore to Pbilip, which was of Bethsaida 30 of Galilee, and desired him, saying, Sir, we would see Jesus. Philip cometh and telleth Andrew: and again Andrew and Philip tell Jesus.

*And Jesus answered them, saying, The hour is come, that the Son of man should be glorified. Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except a corn of wheat fall into the ground and die, it abideth alone : but if it die, it 35 bringeth forth much fruit. He that loveth his life shall lose it; and he that hateth his life in this world shall keep it unto life eternal. If any man serve me, let him follow me ; and where I am, there shall also my servant be : if any man serve me, him will my Father honour. Now is my soul troubled ; and what shall I say? Father, save me from this 40 hour: but for this cause came I unto this hour. Father, glorify thy

Then came there a voice from heaven, saying, I have both glorified it, and will glorify it again. The people therefore, that stood by, and heard it, said that it thundered : others said, an angel spake to hin Jesus answered and said, This voice came not because of me, 45 but for


sakes. Now is the judgment of this world : now shall the prince of this world be cast out. And I, if I be lifted up from the earth,



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