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108 THE HIDDEN TREASURE; THE PEARL; THE NET.

"is the world; the good seed are the "children of the kingdom; but the tares

are the children of the wicked one; "the enemy that sowed them is the "devil; the harvest is the end of the "world; and the reapers are the angels.

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As therefore the tares are gathered and "burned in the fire; so shall it be in "the end of this world. The Son of "man shall send forth his angels, and

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'they shall gather out of his kingdom "all things that offend, and them which "do iniquity; and shall cast them into 66 a furnace of fire: there shall be wail"ing and gnashing of teeth. Then "shall the righteous shine forth as the

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sun in the kingdom of their Father. "Who hath ears to hear, let him hear. Again, the kingdom of heaven is "like unto treasure hid in a field; the "which when a man hath found, he "hideth, and for joy thereof goeth and "selleth all that he hath, and buyeth "that field.

"Again, the kingdom of heaven is "like unto a merchant man, seeking "goodly pearls: who, when he had "found one pearl of great price, went "and sold all that he had, and bought it. "Again, the kingdom of heaven is "like unto a net, that was cast into the

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PARABLE OF THE HOUSEHOLDER.

sea, and gathered of every kind: which, "when it was full, they drew to shore, "and sat down, and gathered the good "into vessels, but cast the bad away. "So shall it be at the end of the world: "the angels shall come forth, and sever "the wicked from among the just, and "shall cast them into the furnace of "fire: there shall be wailing and gnash"ing of teeth."

Jesus saith unto them, "Have ye un"derstood all these things?" They say unto him, Yea, Lord. Then said he

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unto them, "Therefore every scribe 'which is instructed unto the kingdom "of heaven is like unto a man that is "an householder, which bringeth forth 'out of his treasure things new and "old."

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And it came to pass, that when Jesus had finished these parables, he departed thence.

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SECTION IV.

From the Calming of the Tempest on the Sea of Galilee, to the Transfiguration of Jesus.

2Mark iv. 35.

1Luke viii. 22. 1Now it came to pass, the same day, 3Mat. viii. 18, when the even was come, when Jesus saw great multitudes about him, he saith unto them, "Let us pass over unto 66 the other side 'of the lake."

4Luke ix. 57. And it came to pass, that, as they Mt.viii:19,20. went in the way, "a certain scribe came, and said unto him, Master, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest. And Jesus saith unto him, "The foxes have "holes, and the birds of the air have "nests; but the Son of man hath not “where to lay his head." "And he said unto another of his disciples, "Follow

Luke ix. 59.

Mat. viii. 21.

8Lk. ix. 59-62.

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me." But he said, Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my father. Jesus saith unto him, "Let the dead bury their "dead: but go thou, and preach the

JESUS STILLS THE TEMPEST.

"kingdom of God." And another also said, Lord, I will follow thee; but let me first go bid them farewell, which are at home at my house. And Jesus said unto him, "No man, having put his "hand to the plough, and looking back, "is fit for the kingdom of God."

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"And when they had sent away the Mark iv. 36. multitude, they took him even as he was

in the ship

and his disciples followed 10Mat. viii. 23.

him. "And they launched forth. there were also with him other

ships. asleep.

And "Lk. viii. 22.

little

12But as they sailed, he fell 12Lk. viii. 23. 13 And, behold, there came 13Mat. viii. 24.

down a storm of wind on the lake, and

13there arose a great tempest in the sea,

14and the waves beat into the ship, 13in- 14Mark iv. 37. somuch that the ship was covered with

the waves, 14so that it was

12and they were in jeopardy.

now full;

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But he

was in the hinder part of the ship, 15Mark iv. 38. asleep on a pillow. 16 And his disciples 16Mat. viii. 25.

came to him, and awoke him, and say unto him, "Master, Master, we perish! 17Luke viii 24. Master, carest thou not that we perish?

16Lord, save us. 18 And he said unto 18Mark iv. 40. them, "Why are ye so fearful, 190 ye of 19Mat. viii. 26. "little faith? 20Where is your faith? 20Luke viii.25. 18How is it that ye have no faith?"

20Then he arose, and rebuked the winds

and the raging of the water, "and said 21Mark iv. 39.

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JESUS STILLS THE TEMPEST.

unto the sea, "Peace, be still." And the wind ceased, and there was a great 22Mat. viii. 27. calm. 22But the men marvelled; 23and 23 Mark iv. 41. they feared exceedingly, and said one to another, 19What manner of man is this!

24 Mark v. 1.

26 Luke viii. 26.

27 Mark v. 2.

for he commandeth even the winds and water, and they obey him.

24 And they came over unto the other side of the sea, into the country of the 25 Mat. viii. 28. Gadarenes and Gergesenes, which is over against Galilee. 27And when he 28 Luke viii. 27. Was come out of the ship, and went forth to the land, "immediately there 29 Mt.viii.28,29 met him out of the city "two possessed with devils, coming out of the tombs, exceeding fierce, so that no man might pass by that way. And, behold, they cried out, saying, What have we to do with thee, Jesus, thou Son of God? art thou come hither to torment us before the time? One of them had devils long time, and ware no clothes, neither abode in any house, but had his dwelling among the tombs; and no man could 31 Mk. v. 4-6. bind him, no, not with chains: "neither could any man tame him. And always, night and day, he was in the mountains, and in the tombs, crying, and cutting himself with stones. And when he saw 32Luke viii.28. Jesus afar off, he ran, and cried out, and fell down before him, and worship

30 Mark v. 3.

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