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place: and it shall remove; and nothing shall be impossible unto you.
Howbeit this kind goeth not out, but by prayer and fasting.
And they were all amazed at the mighty power of God. But while they wondered every one at all things which Jesus did, he said unto his disciples,
Let these sayings sink down into your ears.
And they departed thence, and passed through Galilee.
CHAPTER LXV. The didrachmas' are paid at Capernaum. The
parable of the debtor there. And when they were come to Capernaum, they that received tribute money came to Peter, and said, Doth not your master pay tribute ?
He saith, Yes. And when he was come into the house, Jesus prevented him, saying, What thinkest thou, Simon? of whom do the kings of the earth take custom or tribute ? of their own children, or of strangers ?
Peter saith unto him, Of strangers. Jesus saith unto him, Then are the children free.
Notwithstanding lest we should offend them, go thou to the sea, and cast an hook,
· Tax called didrachmas is supposed to be half a shekel raised to repair the Temple, and paid by all males above twenty years old.
and take up the fish that first cometh up; and when thou hast opened his mouth, thou shalt find a piece of money: that take, and give unto them for me and thee.
At the same time came the disciples unto Jesus, saying, Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?
And Jesus called a litle child unto him, and set him in the midst of them.
And said, Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven.
Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child, the same is greatest in the kingdom of heaven.
And when he had taken him in his arms, he said unto them,
Whosoever shall receive one of such children in my name, receiveth me :
And whosoever shall receive me receiveth him that sent me: for he that is least among you all, the same shall be great.
And John answered him, saying, Master, we saw one casting out devils in thy name, and he followeth not us: and we forbad him, because he followeth not us.
But Jesus said, Forbid him not; for there is no man which shall do a miracle in my name that can lightly speak evil of me.
For he that is not against us is on our part.
For whosoever shall give you a cup of water to drink in my name, because ye belong,
to Christ, verily I say unto you, He shall not lose his reward.
And whosoever shall offend one of these little ones that believe in me, it is better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he were cast into the sea.
Woe unto the world because of offences ! for it must needs be that offences come; but woe to that man by whom the offence cometh!
Moreover, if thy brother shall trespass against thee, go and tell him his fault between thee and him alone: if he shall hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother.
But if he will not hear thee, then take with thee one or two more, that in the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be established.
And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it unto the church: but if he neglect to hear the church, let him be unto thee as an heathen man and a publican.
Verily I say unto you, Whatsoever ye shall bind on earth shall be bound in heaven; and whatsoever ye shall loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.
Again I say unto you, That if two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father which is in heaven.
For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.
Then Peter came to him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him ? till seven times ?
Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee, Until seven times; but, Until seventy times seven,
Therefore is the kingdom of heaven likened unto a certain king, which would take account of his servants.
And when he had begun to reckon, one was brought unto him which owed him ten thousand talents :
But forasmuch as he had not to pay, his Lord commanded him to be sold, and his wife and children, and all that he had, and payment to be made.
The servant therefore fell down, and worshipped him, saying, Lord, have patience with me, and I will pay thee all.
Then the lord of that servant was moved with compassion, and loosed him, and forgave him the debt.
But the same servant went out, and found one of his fellow servants which owed him an hundred pence; and he laid hands on him, and took him by the throat, saying, Pay me that thou owest.
And his fellow-servant fell down at his feet, and besought him, saying, Have patience with me and I will pay thee all.
And he would not; but went and cast him into prison, till he should pay the debt.
So when his fellow-servants saw what was done, they were very sorry, and came and told unto their lord all that was done.
Then his lord, after that he had called him, said unto him, O thou wicked servant, I forgave thee all that debt, because thou desiredst
Shouldest not thou also have had compassion on thy fellow-servant, even as I had pity on thee?
And his lord was wroth, and delivered him to the tormentors, till he should pay all that was due unto him.
So likewise shall my heavenly Father do also unto
hearts forgive not every one his brother their trespasses.
And it came to pass, that when Jesus had finished these sayings, he departed from Galilee, and came into the coasts of Judea beyond Jordan:
And great multitudes followed him; and he healed them there.
And as he was wont, he taught them again.
CHAPTER LXVI. Fourth passover. Officers sent to apprehend Jesus
feast of tabernacles. Now the Jews' feast of tabernacles' was at hand.
* Feast of Tabernacles, ordained by the Jewish law, began on the seventh month, answering to our September and October,