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that man is.worse than the first. 27. F And it came to as he spake these things, a certain Woman of the com lift up her voice, and faid unto him, Blessed is the w that bare thee, and the paps which thou haft fucked. But he said, Yea, m rather ble led are they that hear Word of God, and keep it. 29. T. And when the ple were gathered thick together," he began to say, Th an evil generation: they seek a Sign, and there fall no be given it, but the sign of Jonas the Prophet. 30. For • Jonas was a sign unto the Ninevites, so shall also the of man be to this generation. 31. The e Queen of the fou Thall rise up in the Judgment with the men of this gent on, and condemn them: for the came from the utmost part of the earth, to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and behel a greater than Solomon is here. 32. The men of Ninh shall rise up in the Judgment with this generation, and the condemn it: for they 9 repented at the preaching of Jon, and behold, a greater than Jonas is here. 33: No many he hath lighted a candle, putteth it in a secret place, ther under a bushel; but on a candlestick, that they w come in may see the light. 34. The s light of the body the eye: therefore when thine eye is single, thy whole dy allo is full of light: but when thine eye is evil; thy bo also is full of darkness. 35. Take heed therefore, that

they fhall fall away, to renew them manner of Sin and Blasphemy again unto Repentance. Heb. be forgiven unto men: bur 10.26. If we sin wilfully after chat Blafphemy against the Holy G we have received the knowledge shall not be forgiven unto Men. of the Truth, there remaineth no 5 in † See on Mat. 7. 21,24. more Sacrifice for Sins. + 2 Pet. 2: 1 * See on Mat. 12: 38. 20, 21. If after they have escaped of Jonah 1. 17. Jonel was in the Pollurions of the World, Belly of the Fish three Days through the Knowledge of the three Nights. + Jonah 2. 10. M Lord and Saviour Jesus Chrift,they 10 the Lord spake unto the Fift, are again entangled therein, and o. it vomited out Jonah upon the a vercome, the latter End is worse Land with them than the Beginning p Hi See on Mat. 12. 42. For it had been better for them 9Jonah 3: 5. The People not to have known the way of Righ-15 Nineveh believed God, and credisi teousness, than afcer" they have ed a Fast, and put on Sacktlerb tros known it, to turn from the holy the greatest of them even co to Commandment delivered untó least of them. them. Joh. 5.16. There is a sin "+ Mar. 4. 21. 4. Luk 8.1 unto Death, I do not say, that ye 20 See on Mat. 5.15. shall pray for it. Mat. 12. 31. All 5* Mat. 6.22. The Same Allsfos.

vhich is in thee be not darkness. . 36. If thy whole herefore be full of light, having no part dark, the lhall be full of light, as when * the bright shining of le (Gr. a candle by its bright shining] doth give thee 37. And as he spake, a certain Pharisee befought dine with him: and he went in and sat down to 38. And when the a Pharisee saw it, he marvelled e had not first washed before dinner. 39. And the faid unto him, Now do ye Pharisees make clean the of the cup and the platter : but your « inward part of ravening and wickedness. 40. Ye fools, did not he ade that which is without, make that which is within 41. But (1) rather d give e alms * off such things as


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Goods in their poffeffion, and not knowing the Persons they had wrong ed, to whom Restitution was due, our Lord here tells them, that the should give it to the Poor, and that then th: residue of their Subleaza would be clean, and God would accept of what they should of to him. .

persecute: 50. That the blood of all the Prophets, · was shed from the foundation of the World, a may ) required of this generation ; 51. From the 6 blood el unto the blood of Zacharias, which perished bethe Altar and the Temple: verily I say unto you, l be required of this generation. 52. Wo unto you yers : for ye have taken away the key of knowledge: fred not in your selves, and them that were entring * hindred [Or, forbad]. 53. And as he said these

unto them, the Scribes and the Pharisees began to vim vehemently, and to provoke him to speak of many

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CHA P. XII. YN the e mean time when there were gathered toget I an innumerable multitude of People, infomuch that a trode one upon another, he began to fay unto his discia first of all, Beware ye of the leaven of the Pharisees, wh is hy pocrisie. 2. For there is nothing & covered, that not be revealed; neither hid, that shall not be known Therefore whatsoever ye have spoken in darkness, fall heard in the light: and that which ye have spoken in ear in closets, thall be proclaimed upon the house-tops. And " I say unto you my i friends, * Be not afraid of them kill the body, and after that, have no more that they ca. do. 5. But I will forewarn you whom you shall fear: Tv him, which after he hath killed, hath power to caftin hell; yea, I fay unto you, Fear him. 6. Are not five par rows sold for 'two farthings, and not one of them is * forg ten before God? 7. But even the very hairs of your are all numbred. Fear not therefore: ye are of a

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