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The twelve apostles sent forth.
Mk. 6.“ country, and among his own kin, and in his A. D. 31.
5“ own house." And he could there do no See Gen.
mighty work, save that he laid his hands upon & 32 25. 6 a few sick folk, and healed them. And he mar- Is. 59. 16. velled because of their unbelief.
56. He hath compassion on the multitude. MW.9.
But when he saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion on them, because they
fainted, and were scattered abroad, `as sheep Num. 27. 37 having no shepherd. Then saith he unto his
disciples, “The harvest truly is plenteous, but Ezek. 34.5. 38 “ the labourers are few; pray ye therefore the b 2 Thess.
“ Lord of the harvest, that he will send forth 3. 1.
17. 1 Kin. 22. 17.
57. The twelve are instructed, and sent forth. M". 10.
AND when he had called unto him his twelve disciples, he gave them power against unclean
spirits, to cast them out, and to heal all manner Mk. 6. 7 of sickness and all manner of disease. And he
began to send them forth by two and two; and M". 10. commanded them, saying, “Go not into the way 5“ of the Gentiles, and into any city of the Sa. See
. 6“ maritans enter ye not: "but go rather to the 2 Kin. 17. 7 “ 'lost sheep of the house of Israel. And as ye b Acts 13.
go, preach, saying, The kingdom of heaven is 8“ at hand. Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, Jer. 50. 6, “ raise the dead, cast out devils : "freely ye have 32. The La
34.5, 6, 16. 9“ received, freely give. Provide neither gold, 1 Pet.2.25. 10“ nor silver, nor brass in your purses, nor scrip 18, 20.
. “ for your journey, neither two coats, neither e 1 Sam. 9.
shoes, nor yet staves : ffor the workman is 11“ worthy of his meat. And into whatsoever city 7, &c.
or town ye shall enter, enquire who in it is
worthy; and there abide till ye go thence. 12“ And when ye come into an house, salute it. 13“ And if the house be worthy, let your peace
come upon it : &but if it be not worthy, let Ps.35.13. 14 “ your peace return to you. And whosoever
d Acts 8.
1 Cor. 9.
1 Tim. 5. 18.
The apostles are instructed.
h Neh. 5.
ki Cor. 14 20.
66 mActs 12. 1. & 24. 10. 66
2 Tim. 4. 16.
2. Acts 4. 66 8. & 6.10.
4 17. P Mic. 7.6.
A. D. 31. “ shall not receive you, nor hear your words,
“ when ye depart out of that house or city,
shake off the dust of your feet, for a testi- L. 9. 5 mony against them. Verily I say unto you, MW. 10.
“Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the 16 Ro. 16.19.“ midst of wolves : ' be ye therefore wise as serEph. 5. 15. 66
pents, and * harmless as doves. But beware 17
“ of men: for they will deliver you up to the Phil. 2.15. “ councils, and 'they will scourge you in their
synagogues; and "ye shall be brought before 18 & 25.7,23.
governors and kings for my sake, for a tes
timony against them and the Gentiles. But 19
“ when they deliver you up, take no thought * Ex. 4.12. “ how or what ye shall speak: for "it shall be
given you in that same hour what ye shall 2 Sam.23.“ speak. For it is not ye that speak, but the 20
“ to death, and the father the child : and the
“ shall be hated of all men for my name's sake: 9 Dan. 12. “ 9 but he that endureth to the end shall be
saved. But when they persecute you in this 23
city, flee ye into another: for verily I say
servant above his lord. It is enough for the 25
disciple that he be as his master, and the ser-
darkness, that speak ye in light: and what ye
66 r Acts 8.1. & 9. 25.
66 & 14. 6.
A blessing promised.
. 2 . .
* Rev. 3.5.
M". 10. “ hear in the ear, that preach ye upon the house- A. D. 31. 28“ tops. And fear not them which kill the Is. 8. 12,
body, but are not able to kill the soul: but “ rather fear him which is able to destroy both 29 “ soul and body in hell. Are not two sparrows
“ sold for a farthing ? and one of them shall not 30“ fall on the ground without your Father. But 1 Sam.
' “ the very hairs of your head are all numbered. 2 Sam. 14.
ye not therefore, ye are of more value 11. Acts 32“ than many sparrows.
Whosoever therefore “shall confess me before men, * him will I con-9, 10.
“ fess also before my Father which is in heaven. 33 “ ” But whosoever shall deny me before men, 2 Tim. 2.
, “ him will I also deny before my Father which
is in heaven. Think not that I am come to “ send peace on earth : I came not to send
peace, but a sword. For I am come to set “a man at variance " against his father, and the Mic. 7.6.
? daughter against her mother, and the daugh36 “ ter in law against her mother in law. And * a * Ps. 41. 9.
“ man's foes shall be they of his own houshold. 37 “ He that loveth father or mother more than
“ me is not worthy of me: and he that loveth
“son or daughter more than me is not worthy
" that findeth his life shall lose it: and he that
“ He that receiveth you receiveth me, and "Gal 414. “ he that receiveth me receiveth him that sent
'He that receiveth a prophet in the 1 Kings name of a prophet shall receive a prophet's & 18.4. “ reward; and he that receiveth a righteous man 2 Kin. 4. 8. “ in the name of a righteous man shall receive
a righteous man's reward. d And whosoever a Heb. 6. “ shall give to drink unto one of these little “ ones a cup of cold water only in the name of
a disciple, verily I say unto you, he shall in “ no wise lose his reward."
& 55. 13. Mic. 7. 6.
A. D. 31.
58. Jesus continues his journey through Galilee.
59. The twelve preach repentance.
should repent. And they cast out many devils, 13 * James 5. * and anointed with oil many that were sick, and healed them every where.
L. 9. 6
charger. And the king was sorry: nevertheless 9
62. The twelve return. L. 9. 10
And the apostles, when they were returned, A. D. 32. Mk.6.30 gathered themselves together unto Jesus, and
told him all things, both what they had done,
place, and rest a while:” for there were many
loaves and two fishes.
desert place belonging to the city called BethJ. 6. 2 saida. And a great multitude followed him,
because they saw his miracles which he did on 3 them that were diseased. And Jesus went up
into a mountain, and there he sat with his dis-
eyes, and saw a great company come unto him, he Mk.6.34 was moved with compassion toward them, be
cause they were as sheep not having a shep
herd: and he began to teach them many things.
35 And when the day was now far spent, he saith J. 6.5 unto Philip, “Whence shall we buy bread, that
6“ these may eat?” And this he said to prove
him : for he himself knew what he would do. 7 Philip answered him, Two hundred pennyworth See
of bread is not sufficient for them, that every 21, 22. 8 one of them may take a little. One of his dis
ciples, Andrew, Simon Peter's brother, saith 9 unto him, There is a lad here, which hath five
barley loaves, and two small fishes: "but what · 2 Kings
10 are they among so many? And Jesus said, L. 9. 14 “ Make them sit down by fifties in a company." J. 6. 10 Now there was much grass in the place. So the
Deu. 16. 1.
b Num. 11.
men sat down, in number about five thousand.
2 denarii. C.