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SECTION XXXV a.
LUKE xvii. 12—19.
ten men that were lepers, which stood afar off:
have mercy on us.
And when he saw them, he said unto them, Go shew yourselves unto the priests. And it came to pass, that,
as they went they were cleansed.
And one of them, when he saw that he was healed,
and he was a Samaritan.
but where are the nine?
save this stranger.
And he said unto him, Arise, go thy way: thy faith hath made thee whole.
sudden Destruction of Jerusalem.
LUKE xvii. 20. to the end.
kingdom of God should come, he answered them, and
said, The kingdom of God cometh not with observation :
hold, the kingdom of God is within you.
ye shall desire to see one of the days of the Son of
not after them, nor follow them.
part under heaven; so shall also the Son of man be in this
the Son of man.
were given in marriage, until the day that Noe entered
Sect. 35-38. These sections, which follow the order of St.
Lu. xvii, 28. Likewise also as it was in the days of Lot: they did On a tour,
eat, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted,
they builded :
fire and brimstone from heaven, and destroyed them all.
his stuff in the house, let him not come down to take it
whosoever shall lose his life, shall preserve it.
bed; the one shall be taken, and the other shall be left.
be taken, and the other left.
and the other left.
And he said unto them, Wheresoever the body is, thither
LUKE Xviii. 1-8.
men ought always to pray, and not to faint :
And there was a widow in that city; and she came
within himself, Though I fear not God, nor regard man;
her, lest by her continual coming she weary me.
day and night unto him, though he bear long with them?
theless, when the Son of man cometh, shall be find faith
LUKE xviii. 9-14.
And he spake this parable unto certain which trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and despised others :
Lu.xviij.10. Two men went up into the temple to pray; the one a On a tour.
Pharisee, and the other a publican.
I thank thee that I am not as other men are, extortioners,
unjnst, adulterers, or even as this publican:
And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God be merciful to me a sinner.
I tell you, This man went down to his house justified rather than the other : for every one that exalteth himself shall be abased : and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.
Disciples on the dangers of Wealth
LUKE xvii. 18-30.
I do, that I may have eternal life?
there is none good but one, that is, God: but if thou wilt
enter into life, keep the commandments.
18. He saith unto him, Which? Jesus said, Lu.xvii.20. Thou knowest the commandments, Mat, xix.18. Thou shalt do no murder; thou shalt not commit adul
tery; thou shalt not steal; thou shalt not bear false wit
ness ; Mark x. 19. defraud not; Mat. xix.19. Honour thy father and thy mother; and thou shalt
love thy neighbour as thyself. 20. The
young man Mark x. 20. answered, Mat. xix.20. and saith unto him, All these things have I kept from my
youth up: what lack I yet?
28 This section resumes the order of St. Matthew and St. Mark, as well as continues that of St. Luke. The event related in it is placed here by Lightfoot, who follows the order of St. Luke; and by Newcome also, who makes the conversation on divorce, and the blessing the children immediately to precede it. Doddridge, Pilkington, and Michaelis, give it also its present place.
Lu.xvij.22. Now when Jesus heard these things, he
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shalt have treasure in heaven, and come
kingdom of God!
into the kingdom of heaven. Mark x. 24.
And the disciples were astonished at his words. But Jesus answereth again, and saith unto them, Children, how hard is it for them that trust in riches, to enter into
the kingdom of God! Mat, xix.24. And again I say unto you, It is easier for a camel to
go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to
enter into the kingdom of God.
26 But Jesus
27. Then answered Peter,
shall we have therefore? Mark x. 29.
And Jesus answered,
29 In the new dispensation which I have now begun to establish-Ye which have now followed me in my despised and afflicted state, shall be exalted to glory in the triumphant
Mat. xix.28. the Son of man shall sit in the throne of his glory, ye also On a tour.
shall sit upon twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of
And every one,
father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my
dren, and lands, with persecutions; and in the world to come Mat.xix.29. shall inherit everlasting life.
But many that are first shall be last, and the last shall
part of ver. 23. ver. 25. part of ver. 26, 27, 28, 29, 30. and
17 —when he was gone forth into the way, there came one
18 And Jesus said unto bim, Why callest thou me good? there is none good but one, that is, God.
19 - Thou knowest the commandments, Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, -Honour thy father and mother.
20 –And he—and said unto him, Master, all these have I observed from my youth.
21 --Then Jesus—and said unto him, One thing thou lackest-sell whatsoever thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come-and follow me.
22 And he was sad at that saying, and went away grieved : for he had great possessions.
23 —And Jesus—and saith unto his disciples
25 It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.
26 -saying-Who then can be saved ?
27 - And Jesus-saith, With men it is impossible--for with God all things are possible.
28 —Then Peter-Lo, we have left all, and have followed thee.
29 -and said–There is no man that hath left house, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or'mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my sake
30 -But ho shall receive an hundred fold, in this timeeternal life.
31 But many that are first shall be last ; and the last first.
reign of the Messiah, which shall be eventually established in