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Lu. xiv. 10. worship in the presence of them that sit at meat with Near Jeruthee.
makest a dinner or a supper, call not thy friends, nor thy
ed, the lame, the blind :
thee: for thou shalt be recompenced at the resurrection
of the just.
these things, he said unto him, Blessed is he that shall eat
bread in the kingdom of God.
supper, and bade many :
that were bidden, Come; for all things are now ready.
The first said unto him, I have bought a piece of ground,
And another said, I have bought five yoke of oxen,
So that servant came, and shewed his Lord these
maimed, and the halt, and the blind.
commanded, and yet there is room.
highways and hedges, and compel them to come in, that
my house may be filled.
were bidden shall taste of my supper.
LUKE xiv. 25. to the end.
turned, and said unto them,
Lu.xv. 26. mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, On a tour.
yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.
And whosoever doth not bear his cross, and come after me, cannot be
my disciple. 28.
For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth
sufficient to finish it ?
able to finish it, all that behold it begin to mock him,
sitteth not down first, and consulteth whether he be able
with twenty thousand ?
sendeth an ambassage, and desireth conditions of peace.
not all that he hath, he cannot be my disciple.
wherewith shall it be seasoned ?
but men cast it out. He that hath ears to hear, let him
to hear him.
man receiveth sinners, and eateth with them.
one of them, doth not leave the ninety and nine in the
wilderness, and go after that which is lost, until he find it?
friends and neighbours, saying unto them, Rejoice with
me; for I have found my sheep which was lost.
just persons, which need no repentance.
lose one piece, doth not light a candle, and sweep the
house, and seek diligently till she find it? 9.
And when she hath found it, she calleth her friends and
Luke xv.9. her neighbours together, saying, Rejoice with me; for I On a tour.
have found the piece which I had lost.
of the angels of God over one sinner that repenteth.
Parable of the Prodigal Son.
LUKE xv. ll. to the end. Luke xv.li. And he said, A certain man had two sons:
12. And the younger of them said to his father, Father, give
me the portion of goods that falleth to me, And he di
vided unto them his living.
together, and took his journey into a far country, and
there wasted his substance with riotous living.
mine in that land; and he began to be in want.
country; and he sent him into his fields to feed swine.
that the swine did eat; and no man gave unto him.
hired servants of my father's have bread enough and to
spare; and I perish with hunger?
I will arise and go to my father, and will say unto him,
me as one of thy hired servants.
was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had
And the son said unto him, Father, I have sinned
to be called thy son.
robe and put it on him ; and put a ring on his hand, and
shoes on his feet:
eat, and be merry:
lost, and is found. And they began to be merry.
and drew nigh to the house, he heard music and dancing.
these things meant.
Lake xv. 27. father hath killed the fatted calf, because he hath re- On a tour.
ceived him safe and sound.
came his father out, and intreated him.
years do I serve thee, neither transgressed I at any time
that I might make merry with my friends:
voured thy living with harlots, thou hast killed for him
the fatted calf.
for this thy brother was dead, and is alive again; and
Parable of the Unjust Steward.
LUKE xvi. 1-13.
tain rich man which had a steward ; and the same was
accused unto him that he had wasted his goods.
I hear this of thee? give an account of thy stewardship ;
for thou mayest be no longer steward.
for my lord taketh away from me the stewardship: I
cannot dig; to beg I am ashamed.
the stewardship, they may receive me into their houses.
and said unto the first, How much owest thou unto my
said unto him, Take thy bill, and sit down quickly, and
And he said, An hundred measures of wheat. And he
And the lord commended the unjust steward, because
their generation wiser than the children of light. 9.
And I say unto you, Make to yourselves friends of
may receive you into everlasting habitations.
in much : and he that is unjust in the least, is unjust also
Lu. xvi. 11. If therefore ye have not been faithful in the unrighteous On a tour.
mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches ?
have not been faithful in that which is another
hate the one, and love the other ; or else he will old to
LUKE xvi, 14–17.
these things, and they derided him.
yourselves before men; but God knoweth your hearts :
tion in the sight of God.
time the kingdom of God is preached, and every man
presseth into it.
tittle of the law to fail.
MARK X. 2-12. LUKE xvi. 18.
tempting him, and saying unto him, Is it lawful for a
23 The arguments which induced Pilkington to place this
I have adopted Pilkington's arrangement, because the order of the other Evangelists is not thereby disturbed; and a reason is given for the conversation itself; which would otherwise, if confined to the account in Luke xvi. 18. appear to be strangely abrupt. In tbe present order, says Pilkington, the reason is evident why the Pharisees came and tempted Christ with this question. He had just before declared that it was easier for