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e obliged to give Alms in Proportion to our Ability, is plain and certain; If that this Command of selling al, and giving it to the Poor, is no general ommand, and does not bind us, will appear, ift, From St. Peter's Reaping with Ananias, A&t. 5. 4. While it remained, was it not thine own, and

er it was fold, was it not in thine opon Power ? 2. Froin the Duties requis Ed of the Rich, I Tim 6, 18, namely, That they do good, that they be

in good Works, ready to diftribute, willing to communicate. 3. From . Colleciions made for charitable Ufes, and the Exhortation to lay !Store as God had prospered them, in the Times of the Apostles,

11. 29. 1 Cor 16, 1, 2. See the Note on Luk. 12. 33. 12). This was a Proverbial Speech frequent among the Jews, to aprels the Difficulty of doing any, particular Thing. The Word huered a Camel, likewise signifies a Cable or thick Rope, used by tamen in castii ġ their Anchors; "and so it should be rendred

Ies, there being? Tome relemblance between drawing a Tbread and pe through the eye of a Needle; but none between a Thread and

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¢ t Jer. 32. 17. + Zech. 8. 6. appointed unto me: that

Luk. 18. 27. See on Luk, may eat and drink at my Table 1. 37.

my Kingdom, and sit on Thron *** Mar. 10. 28. Then Peter judging the twelve Tribes of began to say unto him, Lo, we s rael. * 1 Cor. 6. 2, 3. Do ye have left all, and have followed know that the Saints shall judget thee., * Luk. 18. 28. Then Peter World And if the World 1 said, Lo, we have left all and fol. be judged by you, are ye unwort lowed thee..

to judge the smallest Matter e Mat. 4. 20. And they 10 Know ye not that we shall ja Atraightway life their Nets and Angels ? how much more this followed him. + Luķ. $.11. And that pertain to this Life ? R when they had broughc their 2. 26. He that overcometh, a Ships to Land, they forfook all and keepeth my Works unto the Er followed him.

. 15 to him will I give Power over i f 2 Cor. s. 17. If any man be in Nations. Rev. 3. 21. To him Chrif, he is a new Creature.

overcometh will I grant to fit · & Pfal. 49. 14. The Tipright me on my Thorone, even as I also Thall have Dominion over them. vercame, and am fet down w Dan. 7. 22. - The Time came 20 my Father in his Throne. R char the Saints poffeffed the Kingdom. 20. 4. I saw Thrones, and they + Mat. 20. 21. Grant thac thefe upon them, and judgment was giv my two Sons may fit,the one on thy unto them. Wild. 3. 8. (T right Hand, and the other on the Righteous) shall judge the Natio left in thy Kingdom. * Luk. 22.25 and have Dominion over the Peop 28, 29, 30. Ye are they which and their Lord hall reign have continued with me in my ever. Temptations. And I appoint unto h' See on Mar. 10. 31. Also th you a Kingdom, as my Father hath Note on Mat. 20. 16.

(1) See the Note on Mar. 1o. 30.

CH A P. XX. POR the kingdom of heaven is like' unto a man that

is an housholder, which went out early in the morns to hire labourers into his vineyard. 2. And when he d agreed with the labourers for a (1) peny a day, he t them into his vineyard. 3. And he went out about

third hour, and faw others ftanding idle in the inart-place; 4. And said unto them, Go ye also into the peyard, and whatsoever is right, I will give you. And ey went their way. 5. Again he went out about the th and ninth hour, and did likewise. 6. And about ? elventh hour he went out, and found others standing e, and faith unto them, Why stand ye here all the

idle? 7. They fay unto him, Because no many hath fed us. He faith unto them, Go ye also into the vinerd, and whatsoever is right, that shall ye receive. 8. when even was come, the lord of the vineyard faith to his steward, Call the labourers, and give them their e beginning from the last unto the first. g. And when y came that were hired about the elventh hour, they eived every man a peny. 10. But when the first came, y supposed that they should have received more, and y likewise received every man a peny. U. And wherë ey had received it, they'i murmured against the goodja of the house, 12. Saying, These last * have wrought

one hour [Or, have continued one hour only], and thou It made them equal unto us, which have born the rden and heať of the day. 13. But he answered one them, and said, Friend, I do thee no wrong: didit thou agree with me for a peny? 14. Take chat thine and go thy way: I will give unto this laft, even as unto thee. 15. Is it not : lawful for me to do what will with mine own? is thine b eye evil because I a good ? 16. So the (i) last shall be firft, and the first lal ford many be called, but few chofen. 17. And sus going up to Jerufalem, took the twelve disciples part in the way, and said unto them, 18. Behold,

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Luk is. 28, 29. He was ana do I serve thee, neither transgres. and would not go in, therefore sed I at any time thy command. je his Father out, and intreated ment, and yet thou never gavet I. And he answering, said to me a Kid, that I might make mere Father, lo, these many Years's ry with my friends.

1) I The Roman Peny is the eighth' part of an Ounce, which, after hillings the Ounce, is Seven-pence Half-peny.

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ip to Jerusalem, and the Son of man shall be f be ed unto the chief Priests, and unto the Scribes, and ? shall condemn him to death, 19. And hall deliver

s to the Gentiles, to mock, and to scourge, and to sifie him: and the third day he shall rise again.

Then 5 came to him the mother of i Zebedee's chilI with her Sons, worshipping him, and desiring a tain thing of him. 21. And he said unto her, What ; thou? She faith unto him, Grant that these my

Sons * may fit, the one on thy right hand, and other on the left in thy kingdom. 22. But Jesus anred and said, Ye know not what ye ask. Are ye ato drink of m the cup that I thall drink of, and to baptized with the n baptism that I am baptized with?

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