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THE HARMONY OF THE FOUR EVANGELISTS.
John ii. 1-12. up to the brim. 8 And he saith men have well drunk, then unto them, Draw out now, and that which is worse : but thou bear unto the governor of the bast kept the good wine until feast. And they bare it.
11 This beginning of 9 When the ruler of the feast miracles did Jesus in Cana of had tasted the water that was Galilee, and manifested forth made wine, and knew not his glory; and his disciples whence it was: (but the ser- believed on him. vants which drew the water 12 After this he went down to knew;) the governor of the Capernaum, he, and his mofeast called the bridegroom, ther, and his brethren, and his 10 and saith unto him, Every disciples : and they continued man at the beginning doth set there not many days. forth good wine; and when
TO THE END OF THE FIRST YEAR OF OUR LORD'S MINISTRY.
THE CLEANSING OF THE TEMPLE.
John ii. 13—25. 13 And the Jews' passover
18 Then answered the Jews was at hand, and Jesus went and said unto him, What sign up to Jerusalem, 14 and found shewest thou unto us, seeing in the temple those that sold that thou doest these things ? oxen and sheep, and doves, 19 Jesus answered and said unto and the changers of money them, Destroy this temple, and sitting. 15 And when he had in three days I will raise it up. made a scourge of small cords; 20 Then said the Jews, Forty he drove them all out of the and six years was this temple temple, and the sheep, and the in building, and wilt thou rear oxen; and poured out the it up in three days ? 21 But he changers' money, and over- spake of the temple of his threw the tables : 16 and said body. 22 When therefore he unto them that sold doves, was risen from the dead, his Take these things hence; make disciples remembered that he not my father's house an house had said this unto them; and of merchandise. 17 And his they believed the scripture, disciples remembered that it and the word which Jesus had was written, The zeal of thine said. house hath eaten me up.
23 Now when he was in John ii. 13-25. Jerusalem at the passover, in himself unto them, because he the feast day, many believed
knew all men,
25 and needed in his name, when they saw not that any should testify of the miracles which he did. man;
for he knew what was 24 But Jesus did not commit
NICODEMUS COMING BY NIGHT.
John iii. 1421. 1 There was a man of the is born of the Spirit is spirit. Pharisees, named Nicodemus, 7 Marvel not that I said unto a ruler of the Jews.
thee, Ye must be born again. same came to Jesus by night, 8 The wind bloweth where it and said unto him, Rabbi, we listeth, and thou hearest the know that thou art a teacher sound thereof, but canst not come from God : for no man tell whence it cometh, and can do these miracles that thou whither it goeth : so is every doest, except God be with him. one that is born of the Spirit. 3 Jesus answered and said unto 9 Nicodemus answered and said him, Verily, verily, I say unto unto him, How can these thee, Except a man be born things be? 10 Jesus answered again, he cannot see the king- and said unto him, Art thou a dom of God. 4 Nicodemus master of Israel, and knowest saith unto him, How can a not these things? 1 Verily, man be born when he is old ?
verily, I say unto thee, We can he enter the second time
speak that we do know, and into his mother's womb, and testify that we have seen ; and be born ? 5 Jesus answered, ye receive not our witness. Verily, verily, I say unto thee, 12 If I have told you earthly Except a man be born of water things, and ye believe not, how and of the Spirit, he cannot shall ye believe, if I tell you enter into the kingdom of God. of heavenly things ? 13 And no 6 That which is born of the man hath ascended up to heaflesh is flesh; and that which ven, but he that came down
John iii, 1–21. from heaven, even the Son of condemned: but he that beman which is in heaven. lieveth not is condemned al14 And as Moses lifted up the ready, because he hath not serpent in the wilderness, even believed in the name of the so must the Son of man be only begotten Son of God.
15 that whosoever 19 And this is the condemnabelieveth in him should not tion, that light is come into perish, but have eternal life. the world, and men loved 16 For God so loved the world, darkness rather than light, that he gave his only begotten because their deeds were evil. Son, that whosoever believeth 20 For every one that doeth in him should not perish, but evil hateth the light, neither have everlasting life.
cometh to the light, lest his God sent not his Son into the deeds should be reproved. world to condemn the world; 21 But he that doeth truth, but that the world through cometh to the light, that his him might be saved.
deeds may be made manifest, that believeth on him is not that they are wrought in God.
John iii. 22-36. 22 After these things came was not yet cast into prison. Jesus and his disciples into
25 Then there arose a questhe land of Judea; and there tion between some of John's he tarried with them t, and disciples and the Jews about baptized. 23 And John also purifying. 26 And they came was baptizing in Ænon near to unto John, and said unto Salim, because there was much him, Rabbi, he that was with water there : and they came, thee beyond Jordan, to whom and were baptized. 24 For John thou barest witness, behold
* See Vol. Study of the Gospels, pp. 323–326.
John iii. 22-36. the same baptizeth, and all of the earth : he that cometh come to him.
from heaven is above all. answered and said, A man
32 And what he hath seen and can receive nothing, except it heard, that he testifieth ; and be given him from heaven. no man receiveth his testi28 Ye yourselves bear me wit- mony.
33 He that hath reness, that I said, I am not the ceived his testimony, hath set Christ, but that I am sent be- to his seal that God is true. fore him. 29 He that hath the 31 For he whom God hath sent bride is the bridegroom : but speaketh the words of God: the friend of the bridegroom, for God giveth not the Spirit which standeth and heareth by measure unto him. him, rejoiceth greatly because Father loveth the Son, and of the bridegroom's voice; hath given all things into his this my joy therefore is ful- hand. 36 He that believeth on filled. 30 He must increase, the Son hath everlasting life : but I must decrease.
and he that believeth not the that cometh from above is Son shall not see life; but the above all : he that is of the wrath of God abideth on him. earth is earthly, and speaketh