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me into the world, even so have I also sent them into the world. And for their sakes I sanctify myself, that they also might be sanctified through the truth.

CHAP. XV. Our Saviour prayeth for all those who shall

believe in him. John xvii. That they may be one in CHRIST, and

eternally happy with him. NEITHER pray I for these alone, but for them also which shall believe on me through their word ; that they all may be one; as thou, Father, art in me, and I in thee, that they also may be one in us : that the world

may

believe that thou hast sent me. And the glory which thou gavest me I have given them : that they may be one, even as we are one; I in them, and

thou in me, that they may be made perfect in one; and that the world may know that thou hast sent me, and hast loved them as thou hast loved me. Father, I'will that they also whom thou hast given me: be with me where I am; that they may behold my glory, which thou hast given me; for thou lovedst me before the foundation of the world. O righteous Father, the world hath not known théé : but I have known thee, and these have known that thou hast sent me: - and I have declared unto them thy name, and - will declare it; that the love wherewith thou hast loved me may be in them, and I in them.

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CHAP. XVI. Our Saviour's last discourse and his Ascen.

sion into Heavena Luke xxiv. On his Death and Resurrection.

THESE are the words which I spake unto you, while ! was yet with you, that all things must be fulfilled which were written in the law of Moses, and in the Prophets, and in the Psalms, concerning me, Then opened he their understanding, that they might understand the Scriptures. And said unto them, Thus it is written, and thus it behoved Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead the third day: And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem. And ye are witnesses of these things.

And, behold, I send the promise of my Father upon you: but tarry ye in the city of Jerusalem, until ye be endowed with power from on high.

And he led them out as far as to Bethany, and he lifted up his hands, and blessed them. And it came to pass, while he blessed them, he was parted from them, and carried up into heaven. And they worshipped him, and returned to Jerusalem with great joy; And were continually in the temple praising, and blessing God. Amen.

OUR

BLESSED SAVIOUR'S

1. SERMON

ON THE

MOUNT.

Contained in the Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Chapters OF THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO

Sr. MATTHEW.

CHAP, V, Christ beginneth his sermon upon the

Mount, declaring who are blessed. ver, 1-12.

JESUS seeing the multitudes, went up into a mountain; and when he was set his disciples came unto him: And ened his mouth, and 12

saying, Blessed

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