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II. 5. Son, thy sins be forgiven thee. See Matthew ix. 2.
. II. 10. But that ye may know that the Son of Man hath power on earth to forgive sins, (he saith to the sick of the palsy,) fc. See Matthew ix. 6.
II. 14. Sitting at the receipt of custom. See Matthew ix. 9.
II. 19. Can the children of the bridechamber fast, while the bridegroom is with them? See Matthew ix. 15.
II. 25, 26. And he said unto them, Have ye never read what Darid did, when he had need, and was an hungred, he, and they that were with him? How he went into the house of God in the days of Abiathar the high priest, and did eat the shewbread, which is not lawful to eat but for the priests?
Hunger, or whatsoever bodily necessity, dispenseth with the ritual observations of the law: as ye may well see in the example of David ; who, when he had need, and was thereupon driven to seek relief of Abiathar the high priest, went into the temple of God; and made no scruple to eat of that shewbread, which was consecrated to sacred use, and therefore was not lawful to be eaten of any but the priests only.
III. 22. He hath Beelzebub, and by the prince of the devils casteth he out devils. See Matthew xii. 24.
III. 26. And if Satan rise up against himself, and be divided, he cannot stand, but hath an end. See Matthew xii. 26.
III. 28. All sins shall be forgiven unto the sons of men, and blasphemies wherewith soever they shall blaspheme : See Matt. xii. 31.
III. 34, 35. Behold my mother and my brethren! For whosoerer shall do the will of God, the same is my brother, and my sister, and my mother. See Matthew xii. 49, 50.
IV. 11. Unto you it is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God: but unto them that are without, all things are done in parables : See Matthew xi. 11.
IV. 12. That seeing they may see, fc. See Matthew xüi. 13.
IV. 21. Is a candle brought to be put under a bushel, or under a bed? and not to be set on a cundlestick? See Matthew v. 15.
IV. 22. For there is nothing hid, which shall not be manifested; fc. See Matthew x. 26.
8c IV. 25. For he that hath, to him shall be given: and he that hath not, from him shall be taken even that which he hath. See Matthew xiii. 12.
IV. 31. It is like a grain of mustard seed, which, when it is sown in the earth, is less than all the seeds that be in the earth. See Matthew xiii. 31, 32.
V. 39. The damsel is not dead, but sleepeth. See Matt. ix. 24.
VI. 1. And came into his own country. See Matthew xiii. 54.
VI. 2. Whence hath this man these things ? See Matt. xiii. 54.
VI. 3. Is not this the carpenter &c. See Matthew xiii. 55.
VI. 5. And he could there do no mighty work, save that he laid his hands upon a few sick folk, and healed them.
And he could not abide to do any great miracles there among them, because of their infidelity.
VI. 8,9. And commanded them that they should take nothing for their journey, save a staff only; no scrip, no bread, no money in their purse : But be shod with sandals; and not put on two coats. See Matthew x. 9, 10.
VI. 10. In what place soever ye enter into an house, there abide till ye depart from that place. See Matthew x. 11.
VI. 11. Shake off the dust under your feet for a testimony against them. Verily I say unto you, It shall be more tolerable for Sodom and Gomorrha in the day of judgment, than for that city. See Matthew x. 14, 15.
VI. 13. And anointed with oil many that were sick, and healed them.
And, as a sign extraordinarily appointed by God for the miraculous cure of the diseased, they anointed the sick with oil, in very great multitudes, and healed them.
VI. 20. For Herod feared John, &c.
For Herod had an awful and reverent conceit of John, knowing that he was a just and holy man.
VII. 5. Why walk not thy disciples according to the tradition of the elders, but eat bread with unwashen hands? See Matt.
VII. 7. Howbeit in vain do they worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men. See Matthew xv. 9.
VII. 11. If a man shall say to his father or mother, It is Corban, that is to say, a gift, by whatsoever thou mightest be profited by me; gc. See Matthew xv. 5.
VII. 15. There is nothing from without a man, that entering into him can defile him : fc. See Matthew xv. 11.
VII. 26. The woman was a Greek, a Syrophenician by nation.
The woman was a Gentile; born in those coasts of Tyre and Sidon, which were in Syrophenicia.
VIII. 15. The leaven of the Pharisees. See Matthew xvi. 6.
mering, of men walking, which seem to me like unto trees.
VIII. 33. Get thee behind me, Satan: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but the things that be of men. See Matthew xvi. 23.
IX. 1. Verily I say unto you, That there be some of them that stand here, which shall not taste of death, till they have seen the kingdom of God come. See Matthew xvi. 28.
IX. 13. Elias is indeed come, and they have done unto him whatsoever they listed, fc. See Matthew xi. 14.
IX. 19. O faithless generation, how long shall I be with you? how long shall gc.? See Matthew xvii. 17.
IX. 29. This kind can come forth by nothing, but by prayer and fasting. See Matthew xvii. 21.
IX. 37. Whosoever shall receive one of such children in my name, receiveth me: and whosoever receiveth me, receiveth fc. See Matthew xviii. 5.
IX. 39. Forbid him not : for there is no man which shall do a miracle in my name, that can lightly speak evil of me.
Forbid them not: there is no reason to inhibit them that are well affected to us: If they make use of my Name in ejecting devils, it appears they have an honourable conceit of my power; at least they cannot open their mouths in disgrace of me, who do improve my Name to miraculous purposes.
IX. 40. For he that is not against us is on our part.
Neither is it for you to set yourselves against them, that make no opposition to us : for, of those that are lookers on, such as make no head against us, do in a sort make for us, in that they oppose us not. It is not to be expected, that all should follow our train : in this common hostility of the world, those, that do not attend us, yet, if they side not against us, are worthy to be favourably entertained.
IX. 42. And whosoever shall offend one of these little ones that believe in me, it is better for him that a millstone fc. See Matthew xviii. 6.
IX. 43. And if thy hand offend thee, cut it off: it is better for thee to enter into life maimed, than having two hands to fc. See Matthew v. 29, 30.
IX. 49. For every one shall be salted with fire, and every sacrifice shall be salted with salt.
That ye may avoid that unquenchable and eternal fire, see and provide carefully that ye may be seasoned with the fire and salt of God's Spirit: for, as no sacrifice of the law is accepted of God, unless it be first seasoned with salt, and so pass the fire; so no soul can hope to be graciously received of him, which is not wrought upon by the wholesome acrimony of due mortification.
IX. 50. Salt is good: but if the salt have lost his saltness, wherewith will ye season it? See Matthew v. 13.
IX. Ibid. Hare salt in yourselves, and have peace one with another.
Have in yourselves the true seasoning of faith, of wisdom, and of all holy graces, which may make you savoury unto God; and have peace outwardly with others.
X. 5, 6. For the hardness of your heart he wrote you this precept. But from the beginning of the creation God made them male and female. See Matthew xix. 8.
X. 14. Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God. See Matt. xix. I 4.
X. 18. Why callest thou me good ? there is none good but one, that is, God. See Matthew xix. 17.
X. 21. One thing thou lackest: go thy way, sell whatsoerer thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: 8c. See Matthew xix. 21.
X. 25. It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God. See Matthew xix. 24.
X. 29. There is no man that hath left house, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or fc. See Matt. xix. 29.
X. 31. But many that are first shall be last ; and the lust first. See Matthew xix. 30.
X. 37. Grant unto us that we may sit, one on thy right hand, and the other on thy left hand, in thy glory. See Matthew xx. 21. X. 38. Ye know not what
drink of the cup that I drink of? and be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with? See Matthew xx. 22.
X. 40. But to sit on my right hand and on my left hand is not mine to give ; but it shall be given to them for whom it is prepared. See Matthew xx. 23.
. X. 42. Ye know that they which are accounted to rule over the Gentiles exercise lordship over them; and their great ones exercise authority upon them. See Matthew xx. 25.
ask: can ye
XI. 9, 10. Hosanna ; Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord: Blessed be fc. See Matthew xxi. 9.
XI. 13. And seeing a fig tree afar off having leaves, he came, if haply he might find any thing thereon 8c. See Matthew xxi. 19.
XI. 15, 17. And Jesus went into the temple, and began to cast out them that sold and bought in the temple, and overthrew the tables of the moneychangers, and the seats of them that &c. See Matthew xxi. 12, 13.
XI. 23. For verily I say unto you, That whosoever shall say
unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast &c. See Matthew xxi. 21.
XI. 29, 30. I will also ask of you one question, and answer me, and I will tell you by what authority I do these things. The baptism of John, was it from heaven, or of men? answer me. See Matthew xxi. 24, 25.
XII. I. A certain man planted a vineyard, and set an hedge about it, and digged a place for the winefat, and built &c. See Isaiah v. 1. and Matthew xxi. 33.
XII. 10. And have ye not read this scripture; The stone which the builders rejected is become the head of the corner ? See Matthew xxi. 42.
XII. 13, 14, 15. And they send unto him certain of the Pharisees and of the Herodians, to catch him in his words. And when they were come, they say, gc. Shall we give, or shall we not give? gc. See Matthew xxii. 15-22.
XII. 24. Jesus answering said unto them, Do ye not therefore err, because ye know not the scriptures, neither the power of God? See Matthew xxii. 29.
XII. 25. For when they shall rise from the dead, they neither marry, nor are given in marriage; fc. See Matthew xxii. 30.
XII. 26, 27. I am the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. He is not the God of the dead, but the God of the living. See Matthew xxii. 32.
. XII. 33. And to love him with all the heart, and with all the understanding, and with all the soul, and with all the strength, and to love his neighbour as himself, is more than all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices.
And to love that God with all the heart; and to have all the powers and faculties of the soul, even the understanding and will and affections, given up. unto him and to his sincere service; and, for his sake, to love a man's neighbour truly and unfeignedly, as himself; this is more acceptable to God, than all the legal sacrifices and burnt offerings in the world.
XII. 35. How say the scribes that Christ is the son of David? See Matthew xxii. 42, 43.
XIII. 4. Tell us, when shall these things be? and what shall be the sign when all these things shall be fulfilled? See Matt. xxiv. 3.
XIII. 6. For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many. See Matthew xxiv. 5.
XIII. 10. And the gospel must first be published among all nations. See Matthew xxiv. 14. XIII. 14. But when
shall the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel fc. See Matthew xxiv. 15.