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him that was cured. It is the Sabbath day; it is not lawful for thee to carry thy bed. He answered them, He that made me whole, the same said unto me, Take up thy bed, and walk.

5. Then asked they him, What man is that which said unto thee, “ Take up thy bed, and walk ?” And he that was healed wist not who it was, for Jesus had conveyed himself away, a multitude being in that place. Afterward Jesus findeth him in the temple, and said unto him, “Behold, thou art made whole; sin no more, lest a worse thing come unto thee.” The man departed, and told the Jews that it was Jesus, which had made him whole.

LESSON LXXVIII.
THE MAN WITH THE WITHERED HAND CURED,

[Matthew xii. Mark iii. Luke vi.] 1. And it came to pass also on another Sabbath, that he entered into the synagogue, and taught; and there was a man whose right hand was withered : and the scribes and Pharisees watched him, whether he would heal on the Sabbath day ; that they might find an accusation against him. But he knew their thoughts, and said to the man which had the withered hand, Rise up! and stand forth in the midst. And he arose, and stood forth. And they asked him, saying, Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath days ? that they might accuse him. And he saith unto them, Is it lawful to do good on the Sabbath days, or to do evil ? to save life, or to kill ? But they held their peace.

2. And he said unto them, What man shall there be among you that shall have one sheep, and if it fall into a pit on the Sabbath day, will he not lay hold on it, and lift it out? How much, then, is a man better than a sheep? wherefore it is lawful to do well on the Sabbath days. And when he had looked round about on them with anger, being grieved for the hardness of their hearts, he saith unto the man, Stretch forth thy hand! And he stretched it out, and his hand was restored whole as the other. And the Pharisees went forth, and straightway took counsel with the Hero'dians against him, how they might destroy him.

THE CENTURION'S SERVANT HEALED.

[Luke vii. Matthew viii.] 3. Now, when he had ended all his sayings in the audio ence of the people, he entered into Caper'naum. And a certain centurion's servant, who was dear unto him, was sick, and ready to die. And when he heard of Jesus, he sent unto him the elders of the Jews, beseeching him that he would come and heal his servant. And when they came to Jesus, they besought him instantly, saying, That he was worthy for whom he should do this ; for he loveth our nation, and he hath built us a synagogue. Then Jesus went with them,

4. And when he was now not far from the house, the centurion sent friends to him, saying unto him, Lord, trouble not thyself; for I am not worthy that thou shouldst enter under my roof; wherefore neither thought I myself worthy to come unto thee; but speak the word only, and my servant shall be healed. For I also am a man set under authority, having under me soldiers; and I say unto one, Go, and he goeth; and to another, Come, and he cometh; and to my servant, Do this, and he doth it.

5. When Jesus beard these things, he marvelled at him, and turned about, and said unto the people that followed him, I say unto you, I have not found so great faith, no, not in Israel. And I say unto you, That many shall come from the east and west, and shall sit down with Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, in the kingdom of heaven ; but the children of the kingdomn shall be cast out into outer darkness; there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth. And Jesus said, Go thy way; and as thou hast believed, so be it done unto thee. And they that were sent, returning to the house, found the servant whole that had been sick.

THE WIDOW'S SON RESTORED TO LIFE.

[Luke vii. 11.] 6. And it came to pass the day after, that he went into a city called Nain, and many of his disciples went with him, and much people. Now, when he came nigh to the gate of the city, behold, there was a dead man carried out, the only son of his mother, and she was a widow; and much people

of the city was with her. And when the Lord saw her, he had compassion on her, and said unto her, Weep. not. And he came and touched the bier; and they that bare him stood still. And he said, Young man, I say unto thee, arise ! And he that was dead sat up, and began to speak; and He delivered him to his mother. And there came a fear on all; and they glorified God, saying, That a great prophet is risen up among us; and, That God hath visited his people. And this rumor of him went forth throughout all Judea, and throughout all the region round about.

LESSON LXXIX.
THE TEMPEST CALMED.

(Mark iv. 35.] 1. AND the same day, when the even was come, he saith unto them, Let us pass over unto the other side. And when they had sent away the multitude, they took him even as he was in the ship. And there were also with him other little ships. And there arose a great storm of wind, and the waves beat into the ship, so that it was now full. And he was in the hinder part of the ship, asleep on a pillow ; and they awake him, and say unto him, Master ! carest thou not that we perish? And he arose, and rebuked the wind, and said unto the sea, Peace! be still! And the wind ceased, and there was a great calm. And he said unto them, Why are ye so fearful ? how is it that ye have no faith! And they feared exceedingly, and said one to another, What manner of man is this, that even the wind and the sea obey him ?

THE DAUGHTER OF JAIRUS RAISED FROM THE DEAD.

[Mark v. 22.] 2. And behold, there cometh one of the rulers of the synagogue, Jairus by name; and when he saw him, he fell at his feet, and besought him greatly, saying, My little daughter lieth at the point of death: I pray thee, come and lay thy hands on her, that she may be healed, and she shall live; (for he had one only daughter, about twelve years of age, and she lay a dying.) And Jesus went with him; and much people followed him, and thronged him. While he yet spake, there came from the ruler of the synagogue's house, certain which said, Thy daughter is dead : why troublest thou the Master any further? As soon as Jesus heard the word that was spoken, he saith unto the ruler of the synagogue, Be not afraid; only believe. And he suffered no man to follow him, save Peter, and James, and John, the brother of James.

3. And he cometh to the house of the ruler of the synagogue, and seeth the tumult, and them that wept and wailed greatly. And when he was come in, he saith unto them, Why make ye this ado, and weep? the damsel is not dead, but sleepeth. And they laughed him to scorn. But when he had put them all out, he taketh the father and the mother of the damsel, and them that were with him, and entereth in where the damsel was lying. And he took the damsel by the hand, and said unto her, “ Damsel, I say unto thee, arise!" And straightway the damsel arose, and walked ; (for she was of the age of twelve years. And they were astonished with a great astonishment. And he charged them straitly that no man should know it, and commanded that some thing should be given her to eat.

THE MULTITUDE MIRACULOUSLY FED.

[Matthew xiv. Mark vi. Luke ix. John vi.] 4. And when the day was now far spent, his disciples came unto him, and said, This is a desert place, and now the time is far passed : send them away, that they may go into the country round about, and into the villages, and buy themselves bread; for they have nothing to eat. When Jesus then lifted up his eyes, and saw a great company come unto him, he saith unto Philip, Whence shall we buy bread that these may eat ? (And this he said to prove him ; for he himself knew what he would do.) Philip answered him, Two hundred pennyworth of bread is not sufficient for them, that every one of them may take a little. But Jesus said unto them, They need not depart; give ye them to eat. And they say unto him, Shall we go and buy two hundred pennyworth of bread, and give them to eat? He saith unto them, How many loaves have ye? go and see. One of his disciples, Andrew, Simon Peter's brc ther, saith unto him, “ There is a lad here, which hath five barley-loaves, and two small fishes; but what are they among so many ?He said, Bring them hither to me

5. And he commanded the multitude to sit down on the grass... And they sat down in ranks, by, hundreds and by ffties. And Jesus took the five loaves, and the two fishes, . and looking up to heaven, he blessed, and brake, and gave the loaves to his disciples, and the disciples to the multitude. And they did all eat, and were filled. And he said unto his disciples, Gather up the fragments that remain, that nothing be lost. Therefore they gathered them together, and filled twelve baskets with the fragments of the five barley-loaves and of the fishes. And they that had eaten were about five thousand men, besides women and children.

LESSON LXXX.

CHRIST WALKETH ON THE SEA.

[John vi. 15. Matthew xiv. 24.] 1. When Jesus therefore perceived that they would come and take him by force, to make him a king, he straightway constrained his disciples to get into a ship, and to go before him unto the other side, while he sent the multitudes away. And when he had sent the multitudes away, he went up into a mountain apart to pray; and when the evening was come, he was there alone. But the ship was now in the midst of the sea, tossed with waves, for the wind was contrary. And in the fourth watch of the night, Jesus went unto them, walking on the sea. And when the disciples saw him walking on the sea, they were troubled, saying, It is a spirit! and they cried out for fear. But straightway Jesus spake unto them, saying, Be of good cheer! it is I! be not afraid.

2. And Peter answered him and said, Lord, if it be thou, bid me come unto thee on the water. And he said, Come! And when Peter was come down out of the ship, he walked on the water to go to Jesus. But when he saw the wind boisterous, he was afraid; and beginning to sink, he cried, saying, Lord, save me! And immediately Jesus stretched forth his hand, and caught him, and said unto him, O thou of little faith, wherefore didst thou doubt? And when they were come into the ship, the wind ceased. Then they that were in the ship came and worshipped him, saying, Of a truth thou art the Son of God.

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