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Matt. xii. 9-14,

Mark ii, 1–6. 5 And when he had looked round about on them with anger, being grieved for the

hardness of their hearts, 13 Then saith he to the man,

he saith unto the man, Stretch forth thine hand. And Stretch forth thine hand. And he stretched it forth ;

he stretched it out: and it was restored and his hand was restored whole like as the other.

whole as the other. 14 Then the Pharisees went 6 And the Pharisees went out

forth, and straightway took and held a council counsel, with the Herodians, against him, how they might against him, how they might destroy him.

destroy him.

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* See Stud. Gosp. pp. 333, 334, and Vol. Min. pp. 45, 46.

Luke vi. 6–11. 10 And looking round about upon them all,

he said unto the man, Stretch forth thy hand. And he did so: and his hand was restored whole as the other.

11 And they were filled with madness; and communed one with another what they might do to Jesus.

Matt. xii. 15–21.

and he healed them all;

Mark iii. 7-12. ° And he spake to his disciples, that a small ship should wait on him, because of the multitude, lest they should throng him.

10 For he had healed many ; insomuch that they pressed upon him for to touch him, as many as had plagues.

11 And unclean spirits, when they saw him, fell down before him, and cried, saying, Thou art the Son of God.

12 And he straitly charged them, that they should not make him known.

16 And charged them that they should not make him known :

Matt. xii. 15-21. 17 That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying,

18 Behold, my servant whom I have chosen; my beloved, in whom my soul is well pleased : I will put my Spirit upon him, and he shall shew judgment to the Gentiles.

19 He shall not strive nor cry;

neither shall any man hear his voice in the streets.

20 A bruised reed shall he not break, and smoking flax shall he not quench, till he send forth judgment unto victory.

21 And in his name shall the Gentiles trust.

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ELECTION OF THE TWELVE APOSTLES.

Luke vi. 12–16. 12 And it came to pass in those days that he went out into à mountain to pray, and continued all night in prayer to God.

13 And when it was day, he called unto him his disciples :

Matt. x. 2-4.

Mark iii. 13–19. 14 And he ordained twelve,

that they should be with him, and that he might send them forth to preach ;

15 And to have power to heal sicknesses, and to cast

out devils. Now the names of the twelve apostles are these ; The first Simon, who is called 16 And Simon he surnamed Peter,

Peter; and Andrew his brother ;

James And James the son of Zebedee,

the son of Zebedee, and John his brother;

and John the brother of James, and he surnamed them Boanerges, which is, The sons of

thunder : 18 And Andrew, and Philip and Bartholomew; Philip and Bartholomew, Thomas, and Matthew

Matthew and Thomas, the publican; James the son of Alpheus, and James the son of Alpheus, and Lebbeus, whose surname was Thaddeus;

and Thaddeus, 4 Simon the Canaanite, and Simon the Canaanite,

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and Judas Iscariot, who also betrayed him.

19 And Judas Iscariot, which also betrayed him.

* See Vol. Ministry, pp. 57. 61.

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