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he went into a city called Nain; and many of his dis-

ciples went with him, and much people. Now when he

came nigh to the gate of the city, behold, there was a

dead man carried out, the only son of his mother, and

she was a widow: and much people of the city was with

her. And when the Lord saw her, he had compassion

on her, and said unto her, Weep not. And he came and

touched the bier : and they that bare him stood still.

And he said, Young man, I say unto thee, Arise. And

he that was dead sat up, and began to speak. And he

delivered him to his mother. And there came a fear on

all: and they glorified God, saying, That a great

prophet is risen up among us; and, That God hath

visited his people. And this rumour of him went forth

throughout all Judea, and throughout all the reg

round about.

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that take, and

give unto them for me and thee.

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DISCOURSE XXVIII.

THE BLASTED FIG-TREE.

Matthew xxi. 18–22.-Now in the morning, as he re-

turned into the city, he hungered. And when he saw

a fig-tree in the way, he came to it, and found nothing

thereon, but leaves only, and said unto it, Let no fruit

grow on thee henceforward for ever. And presently

the fig-tree withered away. And when the disciples

saw it, they marvelled, saying, How soon is the fig-

tree withered away! Jesus answered and said unto

them, Verily I say unto you, If ye have faith, and

doubt not, ye shall not only do this which is done

to the fig-tree, but also, if ye shall say unto this

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