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v Ch. 18. Theblsnel healed. St. Luke. Zccheur called. Gh. z9: ftians in this Life, are better than all that they receive Mercy , and Mercy teacheh us to glo forfake for Chri t. rifle God . 3 r. Then he took unto him the twelve, and faid unto them, Be- hold, we go up to Jerufalem, and C H A P. XIX. all things that are written by the prophets concerning the Son of f A Nd Jeffs; entred, and palled man fhall be accompltfhed. 32. For j1 through Jericho. a. And he fhall be delivered unto the Gen- behold there was a man named tiles, and fhall be mocked, and fpite- Zaccheus, which was the chief a- fully entreated , and fpitted on ; mong the publicans, and he was 33. And they (hall fcourge him, and rich. 3. And he fought to fee Je- put him to death : and the third fus who he was, and could not for day he shall rife again. 34. And the prefs, becaufe he was little of they underftood none of thefe feature. 4. And he ran before, things : and this faying was hid and climbed up into a fycomore-tree from them, neither knew they the to fee him ; for he was to pafs that things which were fpoken. way. 5. And when Jefus came to 31. 32, 33.34 Note, We mutt not wonder the place, he looked up and faw if many of our Hearers then are dull of un him, and faid unto him, Zaccheus, derftanding. make hafte, and come down : for to day I muff abide at thyhoufe. I, 2. 3, 4, 5. Defire, and diligent Peeking, prepare us for Chriffs acceptance and abode with us. 6. And he made hafte, and came down, and received him joy.. fully. 6, Note, He hoped but for a fight of him¡ and obtaineth more, Mercy exceedeth the feekers expectation. 7. And when they faw it, they all murmured, faying, that he was gone to be gueft with a man that is a firmer. 7. Nate, As if Chril were not holy and ftria enough, becaute he went to finnera for their Salvation. come near, he asked him, 41. 8. And Zaccheus flood, and fait cSaying, me What wilt thou that I fhall unto the Lord, Behold, Lord, the do unto thee ? And he faid, Lord, half of my goods I give to the that I may receive my fight. hing from any man by falfe naccú And Jefus faid unto him, Receive ration, I reftorehim four-fold. thy tight : thy faith bath laved thee. g. Nate. r. This proceeding from Faith in 43. And immediately he recei- Chritt, proved him a riot Convert. s. Fall ved his fight, and followed him, accufation was the Publicans notable fin. glorifying God : and all the peo- 9. And Jefus laidunto him, This pie when they faw it, gave praife day is falvationcome to this houfe, unto God. forafmucWas he alfo is the fou of 35,36, 37, 38,39.40,4,x42.43. See on Abraham, X4102. 20, 13, r9, 20, N. Faith fitteth us to td 9, ran 35. And it came to pars, that as hewas come nigh unto Jericho, a certain blind man fat by the way- fide begging. 36. And hearing the multitude pats by, he asked what it meant. 37. And they told him, that Jefus of Nazareth palTeth by. 38. And he cried, faying, Je- fus, thou fon of David have mercy on me. 39. And they which went before, rebuked him, that he fhould holdhis peace: buthe cried fomuch the more , Thou fort of David, have mercy on me. 4o. And Jefus flood and commanded him to be brought untohim : and when he was