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Matt. xii. 38–42.

Luke xi. 16. 29–36. 40 For as Jonas was

30 For as Jonas was

a sign unto the Ninevites, three days and three nights in the whale's belly :

so shall the Son of man so shall also the Son of man be three days and three nights be in the heart of the earth.

to this generation. 41 The men of Nineveh shall 32 The men of Nineve shall rise up in the judgment with rise up in the judgment with this generation, and shall con- this generation, and shall condemn it: because they re- demn it: for they repented at the preaching of pented at the preaching of Jonas; and behold, a greater Jonas; and behold, a greater than Jonas is here.

than Jonas is here. 42 The queen of the south 31 The queen of the south shall rise up in the judgment shall rise up in the judgment with

with the men of this generation, and shall con- this generation, and condemn it: for she came from demn them: for she came from the uttermost parts of the earth the utmost parts of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solo- to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and behold, a greater mon; and behold, a greater than Solomon is here.

than Solomon is here.

* when he hath lighted a candle, putteth it in a secret place, neither under a bushel, but on a candlestick, that they which

in may see the light. light of the body is the eye: therefore when thine eye is single, thy whole body

33 No man

come

34 The

* See Vol. Ministry, pp. 165, 166.

Luke xi. 16. 29-36. also is full of light; but when thine eye is evil, thy body also is full of darkness. 35 Take heed therefore, that the light which is in thee be not darkness. 36 If thy whole body therefore be full of light, having no part dark, the whole shall be full of light; as when the bright shining of a candle doth give thee light.

SECTION III.

THE UNCLEAN SPIRIT RETURNING.

Matt. xii. 43–45. 43 When the unclean spirit is gone out of a man, he walketh through dry places, seeking rest, and findeth none.

44 Then he saith, I will return into my house from whence I came out;

And when he is come, he findeth it empty, swept, and garnished.

45 Then goeth he, and taketh with himself seven other spirits more wicked than himself, and they enter in, and dwell there: and the last state of that man

Luke xi. 24–26. 24 When the unclean spirit is

gone out of a man, he walketh through dry places, seeking rest; and finding none;

he saith, I will return unto mine house from whence I came out.

25 And when he cometh, he findeth it

swept and garnished.

26 Then goeth he, and taketh to him seven other spirits more wicked than himself; and they enter in, and dwell there : and the last state of that man

Luke xi. 24-26. is worse than the first.

Matt. xii. 43–45. is worse than the first. Even so shall it be also unto this wicked generation.

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