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JOHN IX. 29 disciples. We know that God spake unto Moses; as for 30 this fellow, we know not from whence he is. The man an

swered and said unto them ; Why, herein is a marvellous

thing, that ye know not from whence he is, and yet he hath 31 opened mine eyes. Now we know that God heareth not

sinners; but if any man be a worshipper of God, and doeth 32 his will, hiin he heareth. Since the world began was it not

heard, that any man opened the eyes of one that was born 33 blind ; if this man were not of God, he could do nothing. 34 They answered and said unto him ; Thou wast altogether

born in sins; and dost thou teach us? And they cast him

out.

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Jesus heard that they had cast him out; and when he had found him, he said unto him ; Dost thou believe on the 36 Son of God ? He answered and said ; Who is he, Lord, 37 that I might believe on him? And Jesus said unto him ;

Thou hast both seen him, and it is he that talketh with thee. 38 And he said ; Lord, I believe ; and he worshipped him. 39 And Jesus said ; For judgment I am come into this world,

that they which see not might see, and that they which see might be made blind. — And some of the Pharisees

which were with him heard these words, and said unto him ; 41 Are we blind also ? Jesus said unto them ; If ye were

,blind, ye should have no sin ; but now ye say ; We see ; 10 therefore your sin remaineth. Verily, verily, I say unto you,

he that entereth not by the door into the sheepfold, but

climbeth up some other way, the same is a thief and a rob2 ber ; but he that entereth in by the door, is the shepherd of 3 the sheep. To him the porter openeth ; and the sheep

hear his voice; and he calleth his own sheep by name, and 4 leadeth them out. And when he putteth forth his own sheep,

he goeth before them; and the sheep follow him, for they 5 know his voice. And a stranger will they not follow, but

will fee from him ; for they know not the voice of stran6 gers. — This parable spake Jesus unto them ; but

they understood not what things they were which he spake o unto them. Then said Jesus unto them again ; Verily, veri8 ly, I say unto you, I am the door of the sheep. All that

ever came before me are thieves and robbers; but the sheep 9 did not hear them. I am the door ; by me if any man en

ter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find 10 pasture. The thief cometh not but for to steal, and to kill,

and to destroy ; I am come that they might have life, and

JOHN X.

11 that they might have it more abundantly. I am the good

shepherd; the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep. 12 But he that is a hireling, and not the shepherd, whose own

the sheep are not, seeth the wolf coming, and leaveth the

sheep and fleeth ; and the wolf catcheth them, and scattereth 13 the sheep. The hireling fleeth, because he is a hireling, and 14 careth not for the sheep. I am the good shepherd; and know 15 my sheep, and am known of mine, as the Father knoweth

me, and I know the Father ; and I lay down my life for the 16 sheep. And other sheep I have, which are not of this fold;

them also I must bring ; and they shall hear my voice, and 17 there shall be one fold, and one shepherd. Therefore doth

my Father love me, because I lay down my life, that I might 18 take it again ; no man taketh it from me, but I lay it down

of myself ; I have power to lay it down, and I have power

to take it again ; this commandment have I received of my 19 Father.

There was a division therefore again among 20 the Jews for these sayings. And many of them said ; He A hath a devil, and is mad; why hear ye him? Others said ;

These are not the words of him that hath a devil ; can a devil open the eyes of the blind?

PART IV.

TO THE MISSION OF THE TWELVE.

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MATTHEW IV.

MARK I. Now when Jesus had | 14 Now after that John was heard that John was cast put in prison, Jesus came into prison, he departed into into Galilee, preaching the Galilee.

gospel of the kingdom of From that time Jesus be- 15 God, and saying; The time gan to preach, and to say ; is fulfilled, and the kingdom Repent; for the kingdom of God is at hand; repent ye, of heaven is at hand.

and believe the gospel.

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For Herod had laid hold 17 For Herod himself had sent on John, and bound him, forth and laid hold upon and put him in prison, for John, and bound him in prisHerodias' sake, his brother

on, for Herodias' sake, his 4 Philip's wife.

For John brother Philip's wife, for he said unto him ; It is not 18 had married her. For John

lawful for thee to have her. had said unto Herod ; It is 5 And when he would have not lawful for thee to have

put him to death, he feared 19 thy brother's wife. Therethe multitude, because they fore Herodias had a quarrel counted him as a prophet. against him, and would have

killed him; but she could 20 not. For Herod feared John,

knowing that he was a just man and an holy; and observed him; and when he heard him, he did many things, and heard him gladly.

LUKE IV.

15 And he taught in their synagogues, being glorified of 16 all. And he came to Nazareth, where he had been

brought up; and, as his custom was on the sabbath-day,

he went into the synagogue ; and stood up for to read. 17 And there was delivered unto him the book of the prophet

Esaias; and when he had opened the book, he found 18 the place where it is written; “ The Spirit of the Lord is

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upon me; because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor, he hath sent me to preach deliverance to

the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at 19 liberty them that are bruised, to preach the acceptable year 20 of the Lord.” And he closed the book, and he gave it

again to the minister, and sat down; and the eyes of all them 21 that were in the synagogue were fastened on him. And he

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LUKE IV. began to say unto them ; This day is this scripture fulfilled 22 in your ears.

And all bare him witness, and wondered at the gracious words which proceeded out of his mouth, and 23 they said ; Is not this Joseph's son? And he said unto them;

Ye will surely say unto me this proverb; “ Physician, heal

thyself;" whatsoever we have heard done in Capernaum, do 24 also here in thy country. And he said ; Verily I say unto 25 you, no prophet is accepted in his own country. But I tell

you of a truth, many widows were in Israel in the days of

Elias, when the heaven was shut up three years and six 26 months, when great famine was throughout all the land ; but

unto none of them was Elias sent, save unto Sarepta, a city 27 of Sidon, unto a woman that was a widow. And many lepers

were in Israel in the time of Eliseus the prophet; and none of 28 them was cleansed, saving Naaman the Syrian. And all MATTHEW IV.

MARK I. And walking by the sea 16 Now as he walked by the of Galilee, he saw two breth sea of Galilee, he saw Simon ren, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea ;

casting a net into the sea ; 17 for they were fishers. And 19 for they were fishers. And Jesus said unto them;

Come he saith unto them; Follow ye

after
me,

and I will make me, and I will make you you to become fishers of men. 20 fishers of men. And they 18 And straightway they for

straightway left their nets, sook their nets, and follow21 and followed him. And 19 ed him. And when he had

going on from thence, he gone a little farther ihence, saw other

two brethren, he saw James the son of ZebJames the son of Zebedee, edee, and John his brother, and John his brother, in a who also were in the ship ship with Zebedee their 20 mending their nets ; and

father, mending their nets; straightway he called them. 22 and he called them. And And they left their father

they immediately left the Zebedee in the ship with ship and their father, and the hired servants, and went followed him.

after him.

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