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they cannut faft. But the days will Sea of Galilee Minist. 2.

come,

when the Bridegroom shall be ta. 20. Mar. ii, ken away from them, and then Mall they fast in those days.

* And he spake also a parable unto 36. Luk. v. ·Mat. ix. « them,-No man putteth a piece of a new Mar.ii. 21,

garment upon an old: if otherwise, as then both the new maketh a rent, and “ the piece that was taken out of the

new agrees not with the old, and the 21. Mar. ii.
ç rent is made worse: * and no man put- 37. Luk. v.
“eth new wine into old (a) bottles;
« else the new wine will burst the bot-

tles, and be spilled, and the bottles
« shall perish. Bur new wine must be 38.

put into new bottles, and both are
« preserved. No man also having drunk 39.
“ old wine, straightway desireth new:
“ for he faith, the old is better.

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Baptism.
The Paralytic cur’d at the pool of Jerusalem.

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FTER this there was a feast of 1. Joh. v,

the Jews, and Jesus went up to
Jerusalem. Now there is at Jerusalem 2.
by the sheep market a pool, which is
called in the Hebrew tongue, Bethel-
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(a) Bottles. Their börtles that they kept their
wine in, were made of Skinsa

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Jerusalem. da, having five porches. In these lay Anno
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a great multitude of impotent folk, of Ærat. 31.
3. blind, halt, withered, waiting for the
4. 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 wa-

ter stepped in, was made whole of what-
s. foever disease he had. And a certain

man was there, which had an infirmity
6. thirty and eight years. When Jesus saw

him lie, and knew that he had been now
a long time in that cafe, he faith 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 co-

ming, another steppeth down before me.

8. Jesus faith unto him, rise, take up thy Miracle. 9. bed and walk. And immediately the

man was made whole; and took up hiş
bed and walked : and on the same day
was the Sabbath. The Jews therefore
said unto him that was cured, it is the

Subbath-day, it is not lawful for thee to
1. carry thy bed; he answered them, he that

made me whole, the same said unto me, 12. take up thy bed and walk. Then asked

they him, what man is that which said 13. unto thee, take up thy bed and walk? And

he that was healed wist not who it was

for Jesus had conveyed himself away, a
14. multitude being in that place. Afterwards

Jesus findeth him in the temple, and faid
unto him, Behold thou art made whole, Jin
Ao more left a worse thing come into thee.

The

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The man departed and told the Jews Jerusalem. #cat. 3!; that it was fesus which had made him 15. John iv. Minift. 2. whole. And therefore did the Jews per-16.

fecute Jesus, and fought to slay him,
because he had done this thing on the
fabbath day. But Jesus answered them. 17.
My Father worketh hitherto and I work, 18.
Therefore the Jews fought the more to
kill him, because he not only had broken
the fabbath, but said also that God was
bis Father, making himself equal with
God. Then answered Jesus, and said 19.
unto them, Verily, verily I say unto

you, The Son can do nothing of him-
“self, but what he seeth the Father do;
“ for what things foever he doeth, these
“ also doeth the Son likewise. For the 20.
Father loveth the Son, and sheweth
" him all things that himself doeth :

and he will Ihew him greater works
then these, that ye may marvel. For 21.
as the Father raiseth up the dead, and
and quickneth them: even so the Son
quickneth whom he will. For the Fa-
ther judgeth no man; but hath com- 22.

mitteth all judgment unto the Son:
“ That all men should honour the Son, 23.

even as they honour the Father. He
" that honoureth not the Son, honou-

reth not the Father which hath sent

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Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my word, and believeth

on him that sent me, hath everlasting « life, and shall not come into condemnation, but is passed from death unto

Verily

“Life.

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Jerusalem Verily, verily, I say unto yul, The Anno
John v. 25. 6 hour is coming and now is, which the Etat, 31.

dead shall hear the voice of the Son

of God, and they that hear that live. 26.

" For as 'the Father has life in hin-
"" felf, fo hath he given to the Son
27.“to have life in himself: and hath

given him authority to execute judg-
ment also, because he is the Son of

man.
28.

“Marvel not at this: for the hour is “ coming, in the which all that are in 29. “the graves shall hear his voice, and “ shall come forth, they that have done

good unto the refurre&tion of life; " and they that have done evil, unto the

“ resurrection of damnation. 30.

“I can of mine own self do nothing: « as I hear, I judge: and my judgment “ is just, because I seek not mine own

will, but the will of the Father which 31.

hath sent me. If I bear witness of my 32.“ self, my witness is not true. There " is another that beareth witness of

me, " and I know that the witness which he 33.“ witnesseth of me is true. Ye fent

unto John, and he bare witness unto 34.

the truth. But I receive not testi

mony from man: but these things I 35.“ say that ye might be saved. He was

a burning and a shining light: and ye " were willing for a season to rejoice, 36. “ in his light. But I have greater wit

ness than thit of John: For the works “ which the Father has given me to finish, the same works that I do, bear

“witness

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“witness of me, that the Father has sent Jerusalem. Ætat: 31. “ me. And the Father himfelf which has 37. John V. Minist. 2.

“ sent me, hath born witness of me. Ye
“ have neither heard his voice, at any

time, nor seen his shape. And ye 38.
“ have not his word abiding in you: for
“ whom he hath fent, him ye believe

not. Search the scriptures, for in them 39
ye' think ye have eternal life, and

they are they which testifie of me.
“And ye will not come to me, that ye 40.

might have life. I receive not honour 41.
" from men. But I know you, that ye 42.
have not the Love of God in

you.
“I am come in my Father's name, and 43.

ye receive me not: if another shall
come in his own name, him ye will
receive. How can ye believe, which 44.

receive honour one from another, and
“ seek not the honour that cometh from
“God only? Do not think that I will 45,
“ accuse you to the Father: there is one
" that accuseth you even Mofes, in
“ whom ye trust. For had ye believed 46.
“Mofes, ye would have believed me:
“ for he wrote of me. But if ye believe 47.

not his writings, how shall ye believe

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my words.

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