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20 But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal:
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21 For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. 22 The light of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of light. 23 But if thine eye An earthly be evil, thy whole minded man body shall be full of avows that darkness. If therefore his treasure the light that is in and a heathee be darkness, how venly mindgreat is that dark-ed man that ness! his is above.
Christ's sermon no thought, saying, What shall we eat or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed?
32 For after all these things do the Gentiles seek :) for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things.
33 But bseek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.
34 Take therefore no thought for the morrow for the morrow shalltakethought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.
CHAP. VII. 1*JUDGE anot, that ye be not judged.
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& 14. 3, 4,
2 For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: ver. 1and bwith what mea- *Christ here sure ye mete, it shall forbids both rashness and be measured to you severity, or again. rigour in 3 And why be judging of holdest thou the others. mote that is in thy ver. 3brother's eye, but Mote, a considerest not the small failing; beam, beam that is in thine own eye?
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4 Or how wilt thou say to thy brother, Let me pull out the mote out of thine eye; and, behold, a beam is in thine own eye?
5 Thou hypocrite, first cast out the beam out of thine own eye; and then shalt thou see clearly to cast out the mote out of thy brother's eye.
6 d Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before Swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and rend you.
7 Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you: 8 For f every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.
9 gOr what man is there of you, whom if his son ask bread, will he give him a stone?
10 Or if he ask a fish, will he give him a serpent?
11 If ye h then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children,
Christ's sermon how much more shall your father which is in heaven give good things to them that ask him?
12 Therefore all things i whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.
i Lu. 6. 31.
ch. 22. 40.
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corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.
19 Every tree that bringeth
not forth Ro. 13.8,9, good fruit is hewn 10. down, and cast into
Ga. 5. 14. the fire.
ILu. 13. 24.
13 Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go thereat : 14+Because strait is the gate, and narrow istheway,which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it : 15 m Beware false prophets, "which r come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they ravening wolves. 16 pYe shall know them by their fruits. Do q men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles?
Je. 23. 16. ch. 24. 4,
5. 11. 24. Ma. 13. 22. Ro. 16. 17,
Eph. 5. 6.
Col. 2. 8.
1 Jno. 4. 1. n Mic. 3. 5. Ac. 20. 29, 30,
2 Ti. 3, 5,
20 Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.
21 Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, t
enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which
2 Pe. 2. 1, is in heaven. 2, 3. 22 Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we " not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works?
ver. 20. ch. 12. 33. Lu. 6. 43,
Jer. 11. 19.
17 Even so revery good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.
Lu. 6. 46.
Ro. 2. 13.
18 A good tree can not bring forth evil z Lu. 6. 47. fruit, neither can al
23 And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you. depart y from me, ye that work iniquity. 24 Therefore zwhosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock. 25 And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and
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a ch. 13. 54. Mar. 1. 22.
L. 4. 32. Jno. 7. 46.
Mar. 1. 40. Lu. 5. 12.
4 And Jesus saith unto him, b See thou tell no man; but go thy way, shew thyself to the priest, and offer the gift that Moses commanded, for a testimony unto them.
b ch. 9. 30.
Mar. 5. 43.
Lu. 5. 14.
Lu. 7. 1. Ps. 107. 20.
e Lu. 15. 19.
Christ cleanseth it fell not for it was founded upon a rock. 26 And every one that heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them not, shall be likened unto foolish man, which built his house upon the sand: 27 And the raind descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell and great was the fall of it. 28 And it came to pass, when Jesus had ended these sayings, the a people were astonished at his doctrine : 29 bFor he taught them as one having authority, and not as the Scribes.
ver. 26 Our only ground of security in the day of trouble, is to build by faith upon Christ, the Rock of Ages. ver. 28
His manner of teaching. ver. 2The leprosy was an inveterate cutaneous disease
Such is the
CHAP. VIII. 1 WHEN he was come down from the mountain, great mul- ver. 3titudes followed him. sovereign 2 And, behold, authority of there came a leper Christ, that and worshipped him, a single word saying, Lord, if thou enough.
wilt, thou canst make me clean.
An officer 3 And Jesus put in the Roforth his hand, and man army, touched him, saying, I will; be thou clean. And immediately his leprosy was cleansed.
manded an hundred
5 dAnd when Jesus was entered into Capernaum, there came unto him a centurion beseeching him, 6 And saying, Lord, my servant lieth at home sick of the palsy, grievously tormented.
7 And Jesus saith unto him, I will come and heal him. 8 The centurion answered and said, Lord, I am not wor thy that thou shouldest come under my roof: but fspeak the word only, and my servant shall be healed.
9 For I am a man under authority, having soldiers under me: and I say to this man, Go, and he goeth; and to another, Come, and he cometh; and to my servant, Do this, and he doeth it.
He cureth that followed, Verily I say unto you, I have not found so great. no, not
11 And I say unto you, That g many shall come from the east and west, and shall sit down with Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, in the kingdom of heaven.
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g Ge. 12. 3. Is. 2, 2, 3. & 11, 10, Mal. 1. 11. Lu. 13.29.
Ac. 10. 45.
& 11. 18.
& 14. 27.
Eph. 3. 6. h ch. 21. 43. i ch. 13. 42.
12 But the children of the kingdom shall be cast out into outer darkness: there shall be weeping and k gnashing of teeth.
1 1 Co. 9. 5.
13 And Jesus said unto the centurion, Go thy way; and as m Mar. 1. 32. thou hast believed, so Lu. 4. 40. be it done unto thee.n Is. 53. 4. And his servant was 1 Pe. 2. 24. healed in the selfsame hour.
o Lu. 9. 57,
P Lu. 9. 59. q 1 Ki.19.20, 14 And when Je-Mar. 4. 37. sus was come into Lu. 8. 23. Peter's house, he saw his wife's mother ver. 12— The unbelaid, and sick of a lieving Jews, who had been
15 And he touched born and her hand, and the brought up fever left her: and within the pale of the she arose, and minis-visible tered unto them. church. 16 m When the even ver. 22
come, they Let those brought unto him dead in sin many that were pos-who are nabury those sessed with devils: turally dead. and he cast out the
spirits with his word, and healed all that Were sick :
17 That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the Prophet, n saying, Himself took our infirmities, and bare our sicknesses.
18 Now when Jesus saw great multitudes about him, he gave commandment to depart unto the other side.
19 And a certain Scribe came, and said unto him, Master, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest.
20 And Jesus saith unto him, The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air have nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head.
21 PAnd another of his disciples _said unto him, q Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my father.
24 But Jesus said unto him, Follow me; and let the dead bury their dead.
23 And when he was entered into a ship, his disciples followed him.
24 And, behold, there arose a great tempest in the sea,