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Little children.

ST. MARK. Danger of riches. for a man to put away his wife? | is none good but one, that is, tempting him.

God. 3 And he answered and said 19 Thou knowest the commandunto them, What did Moses ments, Do not commit adultery, command you?

Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not 4 And they said, Moses suf- bear false witness, Defraud not, fered to write a bill of divorce- Honour thy father and mother. ment, and to put her away. 20 And he answered and said

5 And Jesus answered and said unto him, Master, all these have unto them, For the hardness of I observed from my youth. your heart he wrote you this,21 Then Jesus be holding him precept.

loved him, and said unto him, 6 But from the beginning of the One thing thou lackest: gọ thy creation God made them male way, sell whatsoever thou hast, and female.

and give to the poor, and thou 7 For this cause shall a man shalt have treasure in heaven; leave his father and mother, and come, take up the cross, and cleave to his wife;

and follow me. 8 And they twain shall be one 22 And he was sad at that gay flesh: so then they are no more ing, and went away grieved: twain, but one flesh.

for he had great possessions. 9 What therefore God hath 23 And Jesus looked round joined together, let not man put about, and saith unto his dis asunder.

ciples, How hardly shall they 10 And in the house his disci- that have riches enter into the ples asked him again of the kingdom of God! Barne matter.

24 And the disciples were as11 And he saith unto them, tonished at his words. But Je Whosoever shall put away his sus answereth again, and saith wife, and marry another, com- unto them, Children, how hard mitteth adultery against her. is it for them that trust in rich12 And if a woman shall put es to enter into the kingdom of away her husband, and be mar- God! ried to another, she committeth 25 It is easier for a camel to adultery.

go through the eye of a needle, 13 | And they brought young than for a rich man to enter inchildren to him, that he should to the kingdom of God. touch them; and his disciples re- 26 And they were astonished buked those that brought them out of measure, saying among

14 But when Jesus saw it, he themselves, Who then can be was much displeased, and said saved ? unto them, Suffer the little chil. 27 And Jesus looking upon dren to come unto me, and for them saith, With men it is imbid them not; for of such is the possible, but not with God: for kingdom of God.

with God all things are possible. 15 Verily I say unto you, Who- 28 Then Peter began to say unBoever shall not receive the king- to him, Lo, we have lett all, dom of God as a little child, he and have followed thee. shall not enter therein.

29 And Jesus answered and 16 And he took them up in his said, Verily I say unto you, arms, put his hands upon them, There is no man that hath and blessed them.

left house, or brethren, or sis17 | And when he was gone ters, or father, or mother, or forth into the way, there came wife, or children, or lands, for one running, and kneeled to my sake, and the gospel's, him, and asked him, Good Mas 30 But he shall receive a hunter, what shall I do that I may dredfold now in this time, inherit eternal life?

houses, and brethren, and sisters, 19 And Jesus said

unto him, and mothers, and children, and Why callest thou me good ? there lands, with persecutions; and

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Zebedee's sons.

ST. MARK

Of Bartimeus. in the world to come eternal them; and their great ones exlife.

ercise authority upon them. 31 But many that are first shall 43 But so shall it not be among be last; and the last first. you: but whosoever will be 32 And they were in the way great among you, shall be your going up to Jerusalem; and Je- minister: sus went before them: and they 44 And whosoever of you will were amazed ; and as they fol. be the chiefest, shall be servant lowed, they were afraid. And of all. he took again the twelve, and 45 For even the Son of man began to tell them what things came not to be ministered ụnshould happen unto him, to, but to minister, and to give 33 Saying, Behold, we go up to his life a ransom for many. Jerusalem; and the Son of man 46 | And they came to Jerishall be delivered unto the chief cho: and as he went out of priests, and unto the scribes; Jericho with his disciples and and they shall condemn him to a great number of people, blind death, and shall deliver him to Bartimeus, the son of Timeus, the Gentiles:

sạt by the highway side beg34 And they shall mock him, ging, and shall scourge him, and shall | 47 And when he heard that it spit upon him, and shall kill was Jesus of Nazareth, he began him; and the third day he shall to cry out, and say, Jesus, thou rise again.

Son of David, have mercy on me. 3 And James and John, the 48 And many charged him that sons of Zebedee, come unto he should hold his peace: but him, saying, Master, we would he cried the more a great deal, that thou shouldest do for us Thou Son of David, have merwhatsoever we shall desire. cy on me. 36 And he said unto them, 49 And Jesus stood still, and What would ye that I should commanded him to be called. do for you?

And they call the blind man, 37 They said unto him, Grant saying unto him, Be of good unto us that we may sit, one on comfort, rise; he calleth thee. thy right hand, and the other on 50 And he, casting away his thy left hand, in thy glory, garment, rose, and came to

33 But Jesus said unto them, Jesus.
Ye know not what ye ask: can 51 And Jesus answered and
ye drink of the cup that I drink said unto him, What wilt thou
of? and be baptized with the that I should unto thee? The
baptism that I am baptized blind man said unto him, Lord,
with?

that I might receive my sight. 39 And they said unto him, We 62 And Jesus said unto him, can. And Jesus said unto them, Go thy way; thy faith hath Ye shall indeed drink of the made thee whole. And immecap that I drink of; and with diately, he received his sight, the baptism that I am baptized and followed Jesus in the way. withal shall ye be baptized:

CHAPTER XI. 40 But to sit on my right hand Christ's entry into Jerusalem. and on my left hand is not mine to give; but it shall be given to A Jerusalem, unto Bethphage

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them for whom it is prepared. and Bethany, at the mount of

41 And when the ten heard it, Olives, he sendeth forth two of
they began to be much dis- his disciples,
pleased with James and John. 2 And saith unto them, Go
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know that they which are ac- be entered into it, ye shall find
counted to rule over the Gen- a colţ tied, whereon never man
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Christ's entry

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into Jerusalem. 3 And if any man say unto any man should carry any vegyou, Why do ye this? say, ye sel through the temple. that the Lord hath need of him ; 17 And he taught, saying unto and straightway he will send them, Is it not written, My him hither.

house shall be called of all na. 4 And they went their way, and tions the house of prayer? but found the colt tied by the door ye have made it a den of without in a place where two thieves. ways met; and they loose him. 18 And the scribes and chief

5 And certain of them that priests heard it, and sought stood there said unto them, how they might destroy him: What do ye, loosing the colt? for they feared him, because all 6 And they said unto them the people was astonished at even as Jesus had command his doctrine. ed: and they let them go.

19 And when even was come, 1 And they brought the colt to he went out of the city. Jesus, and cast their garments 20 And in the morning, as they on him; and he sat upon him. passed by, they saw the fig tree 8 And many spread their gar- dried up from the roots. ments in the way; and others 21 And Peter calling to rememcut down branches off the trees, branco saith unto him, Master, and strewed them in the way. behold, the fig tree which thou 9 And they that went before, cursedst is withered away. and they that followed, cried, 22 And Jesus answering saith saying, Hosanna; Blessed is he unto them. Have faith in God. that cometh in the name of the 23 For verily I say unto you, Lord :

That whosoever shall say unto 10 Blessed be the kingdom of this mountain, Be thou removour father David, that cometh ed, and be thou cast into the in the name of the Lord : Ho- sea; and shall not doubt in his Banna in the highest.

heart, but shall believe that 11 And Jesus entered into Je- those things which he saith rusalem, and into the temple : shall come to pass; he shall and when he had looked round have whatsoever he saith. about upon all things, and now 24 Therefore I say unto you, the eventide was come, he What things soever ye desire, went out unto Bethany with when ye pray, believe that ye the twelve.

receive them, and ye shall have 12 | And on the morrow, when them. they were come from Bethany, .25 And when ye stand prayhe was hungry:

ing, forgive, if ye have_aught 13 And seeing a fig tree afar against any; that your Father oft having leaves, he came, it also which is in heaven may haply he might find any thing forgive you your trespasses. thereon: and when he came to 26. But if ye do not forgive, it, he found nothing but leaves ; neither will your Father which for the time of figs was not yet. is in heaven forgive your tres14 And Jesus answered and passes. said unto it, No man eat fruit 27 " And they come again to of thee hereafter for ever. And Jerusalem: and as he was walk. his disciples heard it.

ing in the temple, there come to. 15 And they come to Jerusa- him the chief priests, and the lem: and Jesns went into the scribes, and the elders, temple, and began to cast out 28 And say unto him, By what them that sold and bought in the authority doest thou these temple, and overthrew the ta- things? and who gave thee this bles of the money changers, and authority to do these things? the seats of them that sold 29 And Jesus answered and doves;

said unto them, I will also ask of 16 And would not suffer that you one question, and answer

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Wicked husbandmen. ST. MARK. Christ questioned. me, and I will tell you by what come and destroy the husband. authority I do these things. men, and will give the vineyard

30 The baptism of John, was unto others. it from heaven, or of men ? 10 And have ye not read this answer me,

scripture; The stone which the 31 And they reasoned with builders rejected is become the themselves, saying, If we shall head of the corner: say, From heaven; he will say, 11 This was the Lord's doing, Why then did ye not believe and it is marvellous in our eyes him?

12 And they sought to lay hold 32 Butif we shall say, Of men; on him, but feared the people : they feared the people : for all for they knew that he had spomen counted John, that he was ken the parable against them: a prophet indeed.

and they left him, and went 33 And they answered and said their way. unto Jesus, We cannot tell. 13 1 And they send unto him And Jesus answering saith uncertain of the Pharisees and of to them, Neither do I tell you the Herodians, to catch him in by what authority I do these his words. things.

14 And when they were come, CHAPTER XII.

they say unto him, Master, we Christ tempted with questions. know that thou art true, and

them by parables. A certain gardest not the person of men, man planted a vineyard, and but teachest the way of God in set a hedge about it, and digged truth: Is it lawful to give trib

place for the winefat, and ute to Cesar, or not? built a tower, and let it out to 15 Shall we give, or shall we husband men, and went into a not give? But he, knowing far country:

their hypocrisy, said unto them, 2 And at the season he sent to Why tempt ye me? bring me the husbandmen a servant, that a penny, that I may see it. he might receive from the hus- 16 And they brought it. And bandmenof the fruit of the vine- he saith unto them, Whose is yard.

this image and superscription? 3 And they caught him, and And they said unto him, Cesar'g. beat him, and sent him away 17 And Jesus answering said empty:

unto them, Render to Cesar the 4 And again he sent unto them things that are Cesar's, and to another servant; and at him God the things that are God's they cast stones, and wounded And they marvelled at him. him in the head, and sent him 18 T Then come unto him the away shamefully handled. Sadducees, which say there is

6 And again he sent another; no resurrection; and they asked
and him they killed, and many him, saying,
others; beating some, and kill-19 Master, Moses wrote unto
ing some.

us, If a man's brother die, and 6 Having yet therefore one leave his wife behind him, and son, his well beloved, he sent leave no children, that his brohim also last unto them, saying, ther should take his wife, and They will reverence my son. raise up seed unto his brother.

7 But those husbandmen said 20 Now there were seven
among themselves, This is the brethren: and the first took a
heir; come, let us kill him, and wife, and dying left no seed.
the inheritance shall be ours. 21 And the second took her,

8 And they took him, and and died, neither left he any
killed him, and cast him out of seed: and the third likewise.
the vineyard.

22 And the seven had her, and What shali therefore the lord left no seed: last of all the woof the vineyard do? he will I man died also.

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Sadducees confuted. ST. MARK. The widow's mites. 23 In the resurrection there- man after that durst ask him any fore, when they shall rise, whose question. wife shall she be of them for 35 T And Jesus answered and the seven had her to wife. said, while he taught in the tem24 And Jesus answering said ple, How say the scribes that unto them, Do ye not therefore Christ is the son of David ? err, because ye know not the 36 For David himself said by Scriptures, neither the power the Holy Ghost, The LORD said of God?

to my Lord, Sit thou on my 25 For when they shall rise from right hand, till I make thine the dead, they neither marry, enemies thy footstool. nor are given in marriage ; but 37 David therefore himself are as the angels which are in calleth him Lord; and whence heaven.

is he then his son? And the com. 26 And as touching the dead, mon people heard him gladly. that they rise; have ye not read 33 And he said unto them in in the book of Moses, how in his doctrine, Beware of the the bush God spake unto him, scribes, which love to go in saying, I am the God of Abra- long clothing, and love salutar ham, and the God of Isaac, and tions in the marketplaces. the God of Jacob?

39 And the chief seats in the 27 He is not the God of the synagogues, and the uppermost dead, but the God of the living: rooms at feasts : ye therefore do greatly err. 40 Which devour widows 28 1 And one of the scribes houses, and for a pretence make came, and having heard them long prayers: these shall rereasoning together, and perceive greater damnation. ceiving that he had answered 41 1 And Jesus sat over against them well, asked him, Which is the treasury, and beheld how the first commandment of all? the people cast money into the 29 And Jesus answered him, treasury: and many that were The first of all the command rich cast in much. ments is, Hear, O Israel; The 42 And there came a certain Lord our God is one Lord: poor widow, and she threw in 30 And thou shalt love the two mites, which make a farthing Lord thy God with all thy heart, 43 And he called unto him his and with all thy soul, and with disciples, and saith unto them, all thy mind, and with all thy Verily I say unto you, That this strength : this is the first com- poor widow hath cast more in, mandment.

than all they which have cast 31 And the second is like, namely into the treasury: this, Thou shalt love thy neigh

44 For all they did cast in of bour as thyself. There is none their abundance; but she of her other commandment greater want did cast in all that she had. than these.

even all her living. 32 And the scribe said unto him,

CHAPTER XIII. Well, Master, thou hast said the The destruction of the temple. truth for there iseenelind; and A Nemaschen went out of the 33 And to love him with all the saith unto him, Master, seg heart, and with all the under- what manner of stones and standing, and with all the soul, what buildings are here! and with all the strength, and 2 And Jesus answering said un. to love his neighbour as him to him, Seest thou these great self, is more than all whole burnt buildings! there shall not be offerings and sacrifices.

left one stone upon another, 34 And when Jesus saw that that shall not be thrown down. he answered discreetly, he said 3 And as he sat upon the unto him, Thou art not far from mount of Olives, over against the kingdom of God. And no the temple, Peter and James

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