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may see the Light. The the Blood of Jerus Christ his Son
clcanfech us from all Sin. Lightof the Body is the Eye ;
2 Pet. i. S. And belides this, give therefore when thine Eve is ing all Diligence, add to your fingle, thy whole Body also Faith, Virtue ; and to VIRTUE, is full of Light: but when Knowledge ;
6. And to KNOWLEDGE, Teme thine Eve is evil, thy Body perance; and to TEMPERANCE, also is full of DARKNESS. Patience; and to PATIENCE, GodTake heed therefore that the liness
7. And to GODLINESS, BrotherLight which is in thee be notly-kindness; and to Brotherly-kindDarkness. If thy whole Bo- ness, CHARITY. dy therefore be full of Light, and abound, they make you that ye
8. For if these Things be in you, having no part dark, the shall neither be barren nor unfruitwhole shall be full of Light: ful in the KNOWLEDGE of our as when the bright Shining Lord Jesus Chrift.
9. But he that LACKETH there of a Candle doth give thee
Things, is BLIND, and cannot see Light.
far off; and hath forgotten that he
was PURGED from his old SINS. 10. Wherefore the rather, Brethren, give Diligence to make your CALLING and Election SURE : for if ye do these Things, ye shall
The Daughter of the Woman of Canaan
vexed with a Devil, healed by Christ.
[ Mr.) A
Mark vii. 24.
Matt, XV. 21.
into the Coasts of Tyre and Sidon, (Mr.] and entred into an House, and would have no Man know it, but he could not be hid. For [M.] behold, a Woman of Canaan came out of the fame Coasts, [Mr.] whole young Daughter had an unclean SPIRIT, heard of him, and came and fell at his Feet, (the Woman was a Greek, a Sgrophenician by Nation) and the befought him that he would caft forth the Devil out of her Daughter, [M.] and cried unto him, saying, Have Mercy on me, O Lord, thou Son of David; my Daughter is grievously vexed with a DEVIL. But he answered her not a Word. And his Disciples came and befought him, saying, Send her away, for she criech after us. But he answered and said, I am not sent, but unto the loft Sheep of the House of
rael. Then came the and WORSHIPPED him, saying, Lord help me. But he answered and [Mr.] said unto her, Let the Children first be filled : for it is not meet to take the Childrens Bread, and to cart it unto the Dogs. And She answered and said unto him, Yes, [M.] Truth, Lord, (Mr.] yer the Dogs under the Table eat of the Childrens Crumbs, [M.] which fall from their Master's Table. Then Jesus answered and said unto her, O Woman, great is thy FAITH : be it unto thee even as thou wilt. (Mr.] For this Saying, go thy way; the Devil is gone out of thy Daughter. [M] And her Daughter was made whole from that very Hour. [Mr.] And when she was come to her House, the found him gone out, and her Daughter laid upon the Bed.
Fobu. NOW after two Days he departed thence, and
went into Galilee. For Jesus himself testified, that a Prophet hath no Honour in his own Country. Then when he was come into Galilee, the Galileans received him, having seen all the Things that he did at Jerusalem at the Feast, for they also went unto the Feast. So Jesus came again into Cana of Galilee, where he made the Water Wine. And there was a certain NOBLEMAN, whose Son was fick at Capernaum. When he heard that Fesus was come out of Judea into Galilee, he went unto him, and besought him that he would come down and HEAL bis Son : for he was at the Point of Death. Then said Fesus unto him, Except ye fee Signs and Wonders, ye will not BELIEVE. The Nobleman faith unto him, Sir, come down ere my Child die. Jesus faith unto him, Go thy way, thy Son liveth. And the Man BELIEVED the WORD
that Jesus had spoken unto him, and he went his way. And as he was now going down, his Servants met him, and told him, saying, Thy Son liveth. Then inquired he of them the Hour when he began to amend : 'And they said unto him, Yesterday at the seventh Hour the FEVER left him. So the Father knew that it was at the same Hour, in the which Jesus said unto him, Thy Son LivETH; and himself BELIEVED, and his whole House. This is again the second Miracle that Jesus did when he was come out of Judea into Galilee.
Luke iv. 38. Mark i. 29. Matt. viii. 14. (L.) AND he arose out of the Synagogue, and entred
into Simon's House ; [Mr.) and forthwith when they were come out of the Synagogue, they entred into the House of Simon and Andrew, with James and John. But Simon's Wife's Mother lay fick, for (L.) she was taken with a great Fever ; [Mr.) and anon they tell him of her, [L.] and befought him for her. [M.) And when Jesus came into Peter's Houfe, he saw his Wife's Mother laid, and sick of a Fever. [Mr.] And he came [M.) and touched her Hand, [Mr.] and took her by the Hand, and lift her up, [L.) and he stood over and rebuked the Fever, [Mr.) and it left her immediately, (L.) and immediately The arose, [M.] and ministred unto them.
Mart. viii. 16. Mark i. 32. Luke iv. 40. [M]WHEN the Even was come, [.Mr.] when the Sun
was setting, [L.] all they that had any sick with divers DISEASES, brought them unto him; [M] and
many that were possessed with Devils, [Mr.] and all the
* See Ifai. V. 3, 4:
(a) Heb. iv. 15. For we have not INFIRMITIES, and bare our
an HIGH PRIEST which cannot be Sicknesses. [Mr.) And he TOUCHED with the FEELING of cast out many Devils, which our INFIRMITIES; but was in all
Points Tempted like as we are, yet (L.) came
many, without Sin. crying out, and saying, Thou 16. Let us therefore COME BOLDart Christ the Son of God. LX unto the THRONE OF GRACE, And he rebuking them, suf- find GRACE to help in time of
that we may obtain Mercy, and
taken from among Men, is ordain.
to God, that he may offer both GIFTS and Sacrifices for Sins:
2. Who can have Compassion on the Ignorant, and on them that are out of the Way ; for that he himself also is compassed with INFIRMITY.
Christ went about through all Galilee,
preaching the Gospel, and healing all
Mark i. 39.
Matt. iv. 23.
Synagogues, and preaching the Gospel of
LORU, O my Soul, and all that is and (a) HEALING all
within me, bless his HOLY NAME. ner of SICKNESS, and all
2. Bless the Lord, O my Soul, and manner of Diseases among forget not all his Benefits
3. Who FORGIVETH all thine the People, [Mr.] and caft
INIQUITIES : who healeth all thy ing out Devils. [M.] And DISEASES. his Fame went throughout Ifai. xxxv. 4. Say to them that all Syria : and they brought fear not : behold, your God will
are of a fearful Heart, BE STRONG, unto
unto him all sick People, come with Vengeance, even God
with a Recompence, he will come that were taken with divers
and fave you. Diseases, and Torments, and s.Then the Eyes of theBlind fhall those which were poffeffed be opened, and the Ears of the with Devils, and those DEAF shall be unstopped.
6. Then shallthe LAME Man Icap which were LUNATICK,
as an Hart, and the Tongue of the those that had the Palsy; Dumb fing; for in the Wilderness and he healed them. And thall Waters break out, and Screams
in the Deserts. there followed him great Multitudes of People from Galilee, and from Decapolis, and from Jerusalem, and from Judea, and from beyond Fardan.
CHRIST cureth a Man of the Palfy.
Mark ii. s. Luke v. 18. Matt. ix. 2. [Mr.] AND again he entred into Capernaum, after some
Days, and it was noised that he was in the House. And straitway many were gathered together, insomuch that there was no room to receive them, no not so much as about the Door. (L.) And it came to pass on a certain Day, as he was teaching, that there were Pharisees and Doctors of the Law fitting by, which were come out of every Town of Galilee, and Judea, and Jerusalem : (Mr.) And he preached the WORD unto them, [L.) and the Power of the LORD was present to hear them. And behold, (Mr.) Men come unto him, bringing (L.) in a Bed, [Mr.) one fick of the Palsy, which was borne of four, (L.) which was taken with a Palsy: and they fought Means to bring him in, and to lay him before him.
(Mr.) And when they could not come nigh unto him for the Press, (L.) and could not find by what way they might bring him in, because of the Multitude, they went up on the House-top, [Mr.) and uncovered the Roof where he was: and when they had broken it up, they let down, (L.) through the Tiling, (Mr.] the Bed wherein the fick of the Palsy lav, (L.) into the midst before Jesus. (Mr.) And when Jesus saw their Faith, be said unto the fick of the Palsy, Son, [M.] be of good chcer, thy Sins be FORGIVEN thee. And behold, (Mr.) certain of the Scribes were fitting there, and reasoning in their Hearts, (M.) said