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Marvel not at this : for the hour is coming, in the which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice.
And shall come forth: they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life; and they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation.
I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear I judge: and my judgement is just; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent me.
If I bear witness of myself, my witness is not true.
There is another that beareth witness of me; and I know that the witness which he witnesseth of me is true.
Ye sent unto John, and he bare witness unto the truth.
But I receive not testimony from man: but these things I say, that ye might be saved.
He was a burning and a shining light: and ye were willing for a season to rejoice in his light.
But I have greater witness than that of John; for the works which the Father hath given me to finish, the same works that I do, bear witness of me, that the Father hath sent
And the Father himself, which hath sent me, hath borne witness of me.' Yé have neither heard his voice at any time, nor seen his shape.
· And ye have not his word abiding in you: for whom he hath sent, him ye believe not. Search the scriptures ; for in them ye
think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me.
And ye will not come to me, that ye might have life.
I receive not honour from men.
of God in you.
I am come in my Father's name, and ye receive me not: if another shall come in his own name,
will receive. How can ye believe, which receive honour one of another, and seek not the honour that cometh from God only ?
Do not think that I will accuse you to the Father: there is one that accuseth you, even Moses, in whom ye trust.
For had ye believed Moses, ye would have believed me : for he wrote of me.
But if ye believe not his writings, how shall ye believe my words?
And it came to pass on the second sabbath after the first, that he went through the corn fields; and his disciples plucked the ears of corn, and did eat, rubbing them in their hands.
And certain of the Pharisees said unto them, Why do ye that which is not lawful to do on the sabbath days?
And Jesus answering them said, Have ye
not read so much as this, what David did, when himself was an hungered, and they which were with him;
How he went into the house of God in the days of Abiather the high priest, and did eat the shew-bread, which is not lawful to eat but for the priests, and gave also to them which were with him?
Or have ye not read in the law, how that on the sabbath-days the priests in the temple profane the sabbath, and are blameless ?
But I say unto you, That in this place is one greater than the temple.
But if ye had known what this meaneth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice, ye would not have condemned the guiltless.
And he said unto them, The sabbath was made for man, and not man for the sabbath.
Therefore the Son of man is Lord also of the Sabbath :
Jesus cures a man with a withered hand, in á
synagogue nigh Jerusalem, then returns into Galilee.
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 sabbathday, that they might find an accusation against him.
And he saith unto the man which had the withered hand, Stand forth.
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-day? that they might accuse him.
Then said Jesus unto them, I will ask you one thing; Is it lawful on the sabbath-days to do good, or to do evil? to save life, or to destroy it?
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 thine hand.
And they were filled with madness: and communed one with another what they might do to Jesus.
And the Pharisees went forth, and straightway took counsel with the Herodians against him, how they might destroy him.
But Jesus withdrew himself with his disci. ples to the sea : and a great multitude from Galilee followed him, and from Judea,
And from Jerusalem, and from Idumea,' and from beyond Jordan; and they about Tyre and Sidon, a great multitude, when they had heard what great things he did, came unto him, and he healed them all, and charged them that they should not make him known.
And he spake to his disciples, that a small ship should wait on him because of the multitude, lest they should throng him.
For he had healed many; insomuch that they pressed upon him for to touch him, as many as had plagues.
And unclean spirits, when they saw him, fell down before him, and cried, saying, Thou art the Son of God.
That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet saying,
Behold my servant, whom I have chosen; my beloved in whom my soul is well pleased. I will put my spirit upon him, and he shall shew judgement to the Gentiles.
He shall not strive, nor cry; neither shall any man hear his voice in the streets.
A bruised reed shall he not break, and
• Idumea, stood on that hilly tract of country which lay between Horeb and Canaan.