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Ch. 4. A Devil car? out. St.Lu 38, 39. Note, We have ßi11 the fame Phy- Ilcian. 4o. Now when the fun was fet- ting, all they that had any lick with divers difeafes, brought them unto him : and he laid his hands on every one of them, and healed them. 41. And devils allo came out of many, crying out, and faying,Thou art Chrifi the Son of God. And he rebuking them, fuffered them not to fpeak : for they knew that he was Chrifl. 40, 4 r. Experience made them believe that he could heal them. 42. And when it was day, he departed and went into a defert place: and the people fought him, and came unto him, and flayed him , that he (hould not depart from them. ,43. And he faid un- to them, I muff preach the king- dom of God to other cities alto : for therefore am I fent. 44. And he preached in the fynagogues of Galdee. 42. 43. Notes Preaching the GoCpel was his great bufinefs, to the belief of which, ,his Miracles were but means fubfervient. CHAP. V. r. a Nd it came to pats, that as the people preffed upon him to hear the word of God, he flood bythe lake ofGennefareth, 2. And law two (hips (landing by the lake : but the fifhermen were gone out of them, and were wafhing their nets. 3. And he entred into one of the (hips which was Simon's, and pray- ed him that he would thruft out a little from the land : and he fat down, and taught the people out of the (hip. Mofes commanded, for a teflimony r, 2, 3. That he might not be crowded. unto them. 4. Now when he had left fpeak- 12 13,14 Note; A Miracle that the Priefts ing, he laid unto Simon, Lanch out themCelves were to have notice of. See into the deep, and let down your Match. 8. nets for a draught. 5. And Simon s s. But fo much the more went anfwering laid unto him, Mailer, there a fame abroad of him : and we have toiled all the night, and great multitudes came together to have taken nothing : neverthelefs at hear, and to be healed by him of thy word I will let down the net. their infirmities. 16. And he wirh- drew ke. Amiraculous draught, &c.C[i. S, 6. And when they had this done, they enclofed a great multitude of fifties ; and their net brake. 7. And they beckened unto their partners which were in the other (hip, that they (hould come and help them. And they came and filled both the (hips fo that they began to fink. 4, 5, 6, y. Nee; The Sea, and Earth, and all therein are at Chrif's command. 8. When Simon Peterfaw it, he fell down at Jefus knees, faying, De- part from me, for I am a finful man O Lord. 9. For he was afionifhed, and all that were with him, at the draught of the fillies which they had taken : ro. And fo Wars alto James and John the fons ofZebedee, which were partners with Simon. And Jefus Paid unto Simon, Fear not ; from henceforth thou Shalt catch men. 8. 9. to. Notes The miracle and danger made him afraid. r 1. And when they had brought their(hips to land, they forfook all, and followed him. rr. Note; it was not only by his bare Command [Followwe) but by this Miracle that they were moved. 12. And it came to pats, when he was in a certain city, behold a man full of leprofie : who feeing Jefus, fell onhis face, and befought him, Paying, Lord, If thou wilt, thou canfi make me clean. 13. And he put forth his hand, and touched him, laying, I will ; be thou clean. And immediately the leprofie de. parted from him. 14. And he char- ged him to tell no man : but go and (hew thy fell to the prieft, and of- fer for thy cleanfing, according as