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things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few stripes. For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required : and to whom men ?have committed much, of him they will ask the

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49 T'I am come to send fire on the earth; and what will I, if it be already kindled ?

50 But I have a baptism to be baptized with; and how am I straitened 22 till it be accomplished!

51 «Suppose ye that I am come to give peace on earth ? I tell you, Nay; but rather division:

52 For from henceforth there shall be five in

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22 pained. A. V. which are forbidden to be done by the commandments of the LORD, though he wist it not, yet is he guilty, and shall bear his iniquity. John, ix. 41: The words under ver. 47. 1 Tim. i. 13: I obtained mercy, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief,

z I Tim. vi. 20: 0 Timothy, keep that which is committed to thy trust, avoiding profane and vain babblings, and oppositions of science falsely so called. a Ver. 51. MAT. xx. 22: Are

ye able to drink of the cup that I shall drink of, and to be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with? Mark, x. 38: But Jesus said unto them, Ye know not what ye ask: can ye drink of the сир

that I drink of? and be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with?

See on MAT. X. 34.

a Mic. vii. 6: The son dishonoureth the father, the daughter riseth up against her mother, the daughter in law against her mother in law; a man's enemies are the men of his own house.

9: Salt waters shall be found in the sweet, and all friends shall destroy one another, do. vi. 24: At that time shall friends fight one against another like enemies. John, vii.43: So there was a division among the people because of him. do.ix. 16: Therefore said some of the Pharisees, This man is not of God, because he keepeth not the sabbath day. Others said, How can a man that is a sinner do such miracles? And there was a division anong them. do. x. 19: There was a division therefore again among the Jews.

e MAT. X. 35: For I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother, and the daughter in law against her mother in law.

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one house divided, three against two, and two against three.

53 The father shall be divided against the son, and the son against the father; the mother against the daughter, and the daughter against the mother; the mother in law against her daughter in law, and the daughter in law against her mother in law.

54 | And he said also to the people, When ye see a cloud rise out of the west, straightway ye say, There cometh a shower; and so it is.

55 And when ye see the south wind blow, ye say,

There will be heat; and it cometh to pass. 56 Ye hypocrites, ye can discern the face of the sky and of the earth; but how is it that ye do not discern this time ?24

57 "Yea, and why even of yourselves judge ye not what is right?

58 'When thou goest with thine adversary to the magistrate, as thou art in the way, give diligence 25 that thou mayest be delivered from him; lest he hale thee to the judge, and the judge deliver thee to the officer, and the officer cast thee into prison.

59 I tell thee, thou shalt not depart thence, till thou hast paid26 the very last mite.27 23 outward appearance. Cr.

season. Ham. 25 endeavour. Rhi' 26 made good. Ma. 27 See MARK, xii. 42. A. V.

fMAT. xvi. 2: When it is evening, ye say, It will be fair weather: for the sky is red.

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8 See on Mat. xi. 3, 5. h 1 Cor. xi. 14: Doth not even nature itself teach you? i See on Mat. v. 25.

END OF VOLUME I.

J. ROBINS AND CO. ALBION PRESS, LONDON,

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