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The labourers S. MATTHEW. in the vineyard. into the kingdom of God. others standing idle in the f25 When his disciples heard market-place, it, they were exceedingly 4 And said unto them; Go amazed, saying, Who then ye also into the vineyard, can be saved?

and whatsoever is right Iwill t 26 But Jesus beheld them, give you. And they went and said untothem, With men their way. this is impossible; but with 5 Again he went out about God all things are possible. the sixth and vinth hour, t 27 Then answered Peter and did likewise. and said unto him, Behold, 6 And about the eleventh we have forsaken all, and hour he went out, and found followed thee; what shall we others standing idle, and have therefore?

saith unto them, Why stand b 28 And Jesus said unto ye here all the day idle? them, Verily I say unto you, 7 They say unto him, BeThat ye which have followed cause no man hati

hired us. me, in the regeneration when He saith unto them; Go ye the Son of man shall sit in also into the vineyard; and the throne of his glory, ye whatsoever is right, that also shall sit upon twelve shall ye receive. thrones, judging the twelve 8 So when even was come, tribes of Israel.

the lord of the vineyard saith b29 And every one that hath unto his steward, call the laforsaken houses, or brethren, bourers, and give them their or sisters, or father, or mo-hire, beginning from the last ther, or wife, or children, or unto the first. lands, for my name's sake, 9 And when they came that shall receive an hundred were hired about the eleventh fold, and shall inherit ever- hour, they received every lasting life.

man a penny. 30 But many that are first 10 But when the first came, shall be last; and the last they supposed that they shall be first.

should have received more; i CHAP. XX.

and they likewise received FOR the kingdom of hea- every man a penny.

ven is like unto a man c 11 And when they had rethat is an householder, ceived it, they murmured which went out early in the against the good man of the morning to hire labourers house, into his vineyard.

12 Saying, These last have 2 And when he had agreed wrought but one hour, and with the labourers for a thou hast made them equal penny a day, he sent them unto us, which have borne the into his vineyard.

burden and heat of the day. 3 And he went out about 13 But he answered one of the third hour and sawl them, and said, Friend, I do


Christ teacheth

to be lowly. thee no wrong:didst not thout 23 And he saith unto them, agree with me for a penny? Ye shall drink indeed of my

14 Take that thine is, and cup, and be baptized with go thy way: I will give unto the baptism that I am bapthis last, even as unto thee. tised with: but to sit on my t 15 Is it not lawful for me to right hand, and on my left, is do what I will with mine not mine to give, but it shall own? Is thine eye evil, because be given to them for whom it I am good?

is prepared of my Father. 16 So the last shall be first, .f 24 And when the ten heard and the first last: for many it, they were moved with inbe called, but few chosen. dignation against the two

f 17 [ And Jesus going up brethren. to Jerusalem took the twelve 25But Jesus called them undisciples a part in the way, to him,and said, Ye know that and said unto them,

the princes of the Gentiles qe 18 Behold, we go up to Je- exercise dominion over them, rusalem; and the Son of man and they that are great exershail be betrayed unto the cise authority upon them. chief priests, and unto the d 26 But it shall not be so scribes, and they shall con- among you: but whosoever demn him to death,

will be great among you, let 19 And shall deliver him to him be your minister; the Gentiles to mock, and to d 27 And whosoever will be scourge, and to crucify him: chief among you, let him be and the third day he shall your servant: rise again.

t 28 Even as the Son of man f 20 1 Then came to him the came not to be ministered unmother of Zebedee's children to, but to minister and to give with her sons, worshipping his life a ransom for many. him, and desiring a certain f 29 And as they departed thing of him.

from Jericho, a great multic 21 And he said unto her, tude followed him. What wilt thou? She saith / 30 And, behold, two blind unto him, Grant that these inen sitting by the way side, my two sons may sit, the one when they heard that Jesus on thy right hand, and the passed by, cried out, saying, other on the left, in thy Have mercy on us, o Lord, kingdom.

thou Son of David. t 22 But Jesus answered and d 31 And the multitude resaid, Ye know not what ye buked them, because they ask. Are ye able to drink of should hold their peace; but the cup that I shall drink of, they cried the more, saying, and to be baptized with the Have mercy on us, o Lord, baptism that I am baptized thou Son of David. with? They say unto him, 32 And Jesus stood still, and We are able.

called them, and said, What

Christ's entry

S. MATTHEW. into Jerusalein. will ye that I shall do unto went before, and that followyou?

ed, cried, saying, Hosanna to t 33 They say unto him, Lord, the son of David: Blessed is that oureyes may be opened he that cometh in the name 9n34 So Jesus had compassion of the Lord; Hosanna in the on them, and touched their highest. eyes: and immediately their : 10 And when he was come eyes received sight, and they into Jerusalem,all the citywas followed him.

moved, saying, Who is this? 8 CHAP. XXI. § 11 And the multitude said,


when they drew This is Jesus the prophet of nigh unto Jerusalem, Nazareth of Galilee. and were come to Bethphage, / 12 1 And Jesus went into unto the mount of Olives, the temple of God, and cast then sent Jesus two disciples, out all them that sold and 7° 2 Saying unto them, Go into ught in the temple and the viilage over against you, overthrew the tables of the and straightway ye shall find money-changers, and the an ass tied, and a colt with seats of them that sold doves, her: loose them, and bring d 13 And said unto them, It them unto me.

is written, My house shall be 3 And if any man say aught called the house of prayer; unto you, ye shall say, the but ye have made it a den of Lord hath need of them; and thieves. straightway he will send m14 And the blind and the them.

lame came to him in the tema 4 All this was done, that it ple; and he healed them. might be fulfilled which was i 15 And when the chief spoken bytheprophet,saying, priests and scribes saw the

5 Tell ye the daughter of wonderful things that he did, Sion, Behold, thy king com- and the children crying in eth unto thee, meek, and sit- the temple, and saying, Hoting upon an ass, and a colt sanna to the son of David; the foal of an ass.

they were sore displeased, fo And the disciples went, a 16 And said unto him, Hearand did as Jesus commandedest thou what these say? And them.

Jesus saith uuto them, Yea; 7 And brought the ass, and have ye never read, Out of the colt, and put on them the mouth of babes and sucktheir clothes, and they set lings thou hast perfected him thereon.

praise? 8 And a very great multi-17 g And he left them, and tude spread their garments went out of the city into Bein the way; others cut down thany; and he lodged there. branches from the trees, and 18 Now in the morning as strawed them in the way. he returned into the city, ho il 9 And the multitudes that hungered.

Parable of

the vineyard. m19 And when he saw a fig all hold John as a prophet. tree in the way, he came to it, 27 And they answered Jeand found nothing thereon, sus, and said, We cannot tell. but leaves only, and said unto And he said unto them, Neiit, Let no fruit grow on thee ther tell I you by what authohenceforward for ever. And rity I do these things. presently the fig tree wither-i 28 4 But what think ye? A ed away:

certain man had two sons; 20 And when the disciples and he came to the first, and saw it, they marvelled, say- said, Son, go work to-day in ing, How soon is the fig tree my vineyard. withered a way!

29 He answered and said, t 21 Jesus answered and said I will not: but afterward he unto them, Verily I say unto repented, and went. you, If ye have faith, and 30 And he came to the sedoubt not, ye shall not only cond, and said likewise. And do this which is done to the he answered and said, I go, fig tree, but also if ye shall say sir: and went not. unto this mountain, Be thout 31 Whether of them twain removed, and be thou cast did the will of his father? They into the sea; it shall be done. say unto him, The first.Jesuis 6 22 And all things, whatso- saith unto them, Verily I say ever ye shall ask m prayer, unto you, That the publicans believing, ye shall receive. and the harlots go into the f 239 And when he was come kingdom of God before you. into the temple, the chief 32 For John came into you priests and the elders of the in the way of righteousness, people came unto him as he and ye believed 'him not: but was teaching, and said, By the publicans and the harlots what authority doest thou believed him: and ye, when these things? and who gave ye had seen it, repented no: thee this authority? afterward, that ye might be

24 And Jesus answered and lieve him. said unto them, I also will ask i 33 Hear another parable: you one thing, which if ye There was a certain housetell me, I in like wise will tell hoider, which planted a vine you by what authority I do yard, and hedget it round these things.

about, and digged a wine 25 The baptism of John, press in it, and built a tower, whence was it? from heaven, and let it out to husbandmen, or of men? And they reasoned and went into a far country: with themselves, saying, If 34 And when the time of we shall say, From heaven; the fruit drew near, he sent he will say unto us, Why did his servants to the husbandpe not then believe him? men, that they might receive i 26 But if we shall say, of the fruits of it. men; we fear the people; for 35 And the husbandmen

38 But when the husband: A N Jesus answered and

his son,

The marriage of S. MATTHEW, the king's son. took his servants, and beat priests and Pharisees had one, and killed another, and heard his parables, they perstoned another.

ceived that he spake of them. 36 Again, le sent other ser- ,446 But when they sought to vants more than the first: and lay hands on him, they feared they did unto them likewise, the multitude, because they

37 But last of all he sent took him for a prophet. unto them his son, saying, CHAP. XXII. They will reverence my son.

spake unto them again men saw the son, they said by parables, and said, among themselves, This is i 2 The kingdom of heaven the heir; come, let us kill is like unto a certain king, him, and let us seize on his which made a marriage for inheritance. t 39 And they caught him, 3 And sent forth his serand cast him out of the vine- vants to call them that were yard, and slew him.

bidden to the wedding: and 40 When the lord therefore they wouli

' not come, of the vineyard cometh, what t 4 Again, he sent forth other will he do unto those hus- servants, saying, Tell them bandmen?

which are bidden, Behold, I t 41 They say unto him, He have prepared my dinner,my will miserably destroy those oxen and my fatlings are kill. wicked men, and will let out ed, and all things are ready: his vineyard unto other hus- come into the marriage. bandmen, which shall render 5 But they made light of it, him thefruits in their seasons. and went their ways, one to t 42 Jesus saith unto them, his farm, another to his merDid ye never read in the chandise: scriptures, The stone which 6 And the remnant took his the builders rejected, the servants, and entreated them same is become the head of spitefully, and slew them. the corner: this is the Lord's 17 But when the king heard doing, and it is marvellous thereof; he was wroth: and in our eyes?

he sent forth his armies, and 43 Therefore say I unto destroyed those murderers, you, The kingdom of God and burned up their city. shall be taken from you, and 8 Then saith he to his sergiven to a nation bringing yants, The wedding is ready, forth the fruits thereof. but they which were bidden t 44 And whosoever shall fall were not worthy: on this stone shall be broken: 9 Go ye therefore into the but on whomsoever it shall highways, and as many as ye fall, it will grind him to pow. shall find, bid tothe marriage.

10 So those servants went 45 And


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