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Ch. 2z. the dreadful day. St. Luke. fudds Covenant Ch. 22. 25. And there ¡hall be figns in the fun, and in the moon, and in the fiars; and upon the earthdifirefs of nations, with perplexity, the fea and the waves roring : 26. Mens hearts failing them for fear, and for looking after thole things which are coming on the earth : for the powers of heaven ¡hall be fhaken. 27. And then ¡hall they fee the Sonof man coming in a cloud with power and great glory. 28. And when thefe things begin to come to pats, then look up, and lift up your heads ; for your redemption draw- all nigh. 25, 26, 27, 28, See Match. 24. judgment, though flow, is lure and terrible, 29. And he fpake to them a pa- rable, Behold the fig-tree, and all the trees ; 3o. When they now ¡hoot forth, ye fee and know ofyour own felves, that funanaeris now nigh at hand. 3 r..So likewife ye, when ye fee thefe things come to pars, knowye that the kingdom ofGod is nigh at hand. 29, 3o, 3r. The kingdom ofGod is the Reign of theMefíiah, deftroying Satan'sKing- dom, beginning indeed at his Itefurredtion, but notable as Catholic*, upon the great con- verfion ofthe Gentiles, fpecially when Empe. tors owned Chrift, the Jews being pertly de_ ftroyed, and partly converted ; and at fait per- feífed in Glory. 32. Verily I fay unto you, This generation ¡hall not pats away, till all be fulfilled. 33. Heaven and earth ¡hall pafs away: but my word Shall not pats away. 32. 33. Till the Jews be deftroyed, and the Gentiles begin to receive the Gofpel through the World. 34 And take heed to your felves, leftat any time your hearts be over- chargedw ith furfeiting and drunken- nefs, and cares of this life, and fo that day-come upon -you unawares. 3 5. For as a than ¡hall_ it come onall them that dwell on the face of the whole earth. 34, 35. Either the ruine of the or (hall f 3xdy come on all that Land ; the day of judgment on all the World: And our duly is to be always ready ; and therefore to avoid fenfuality and worldlinefs which is unteali. nets. 36. Watchye therefore, and pray always, that ye may be accounted worthy to efcape all there things, that ¡hall come to pats, and to hand before the Son of man. a6. A life of obedient watching againft fin, waiting for Judgment, and conttant Prayer, is our Gofpel-worthinetè to elcape God's Judg. wents, and our preparation for a comfortable meeting our Judge. 37. And in the day-time he was teaching in the temple, and at night he went out and abode ira the mount that is called tige mount of Olives. 38. And all the people came early in the morning to him in the tem- ple, for to heat him. 37, 39. Note, They could not filence him, t. Becaufe it was the Jews Law, that prophets and great TeachersMould (peak freely. 2.And the Roman,limited their Power. 3. And they feared the multitudeofhis hearers. CHAP. XXII a.j\7Ow the feaft of unleavened 1 r bread drew nigh , which is called the paffover. z. And the chiefpriefes and fcribes fought how they might kill !aim ; for they fear- ed the people. r, 2. The f waft of unleavened Bread was the day of the Pati'over, and (even days after 3. Then entredSatan into Judas furnamed Ifcariot, being ofthenum- ber ofthe twelve. 4. And he went his way, and communed with the chief priefls and captains, how he might betray him unto them. 3, 4- 1V5e, 'Ih.. re is more ofSaran in Sin, than Sinners think : He bath accefs as a.Temp- ter to the lm tgination, and when his Temp ration prevaileth, he getsgreater puifetfion of the heart. S. And they were &la,d awl cóve- nanted to give him money. 7. Ncty