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whom thou lovest is sick. When again in the resurrection at the Jesus heard that, he said, This last day. Jesus said unto her, I sickness is not unto death, but am the resurrection, and the life: for the glory of God, that the he that believeth in me, though Son of God might be glorified he were dead, yet shall he live: thereby. Now Jesus loved Mar- and whosoever liveth and beliey. tha, and her sister, and Lazarus. eth in me shall never die. BelievWhen he had heard therefore est thou this? She saith unto him, that he was sick, he abode two Yea, Lord: I believe that thou days still in the same place where art the Christ, the Son of God, he was. Then after that saith he which should come into the world. to his disciples, Let us go into And when she had so said, she Judæa again. His disciples say went her way, and called Mary unto him, Master, the Jews of her sister secretly, saying, The late sought to stone thee; and Master is come, and calleth for goest thou thither again ? Jesus thee. As soon as she heard that, answered, Are there not twelve she arose quickly, and came unto hours in the day? If any man him. Now Jesus was not yet walk in the day, he stumbleth come into the town, but was in not, because he seeth the light of that place where Martha met him. this world. But if a man walk in The Jews then which were with the night, he stumbleth, because her in the house, and comforted there is no light in him. These her, when they saw Mary, that things said he: and after that he she rose up hastily and went out, saith unto them, Our friend La- followed her, saying, She goeth zarus sleepeth; but I go, that I unto the grave to weep there. may awake bim out of sleep. Then when Mary was come where Then said his disciples, Lord, if Jesus was, and saw him, she fell he sleep, he shall do well. How- down at his feet, saying unto him, beit Jesus spake of his death: Lord, if thou hadst been here, my but they thought that he had brother had not died. When Jesus spoken of taking of rest in sleep. therefore saw her weeping, and Then said Jesus unto them plain- the Jews also weeping which came ly, Lazarus is dead. And I am with her, he groaned in the spiglad for your sakes that I was not rit, and was troubled, and said, there, to the intent ye may be- Where have ye laid him? They lieve; nevertheless let us go unto said unto him, Lord, come and him. Then said Thomas, which see. Jesus wept. Then said the is called Didymus, unto his fel. Jews, Behold how he loved him! lowdisciples, Let us also go, that And some of them said, Could not we may die with him. Then when this man, which opened the eyes Jesus came, he found that he had of the blind, have caused that lain in the grave four days al- even this man should not have ready. Now Bethany was nigh died ? Jesus therefore again groanunto Jerusalem, about fifteen fur- ing in himself cometh to the grave. longs off: and many of the Jews It was a cave, and a stone lay came to Martha and Mary, to upon it. Jesus said, Take ye acomfort them concerning their way the stone. Martha, the sister brother. Then Martha, as soon of him that was dead, saith unto
she heard that Jesus was com- him, LO by this time he stinking, went and met him: but Mary eth: for he hath been dead four sat still in the house. Then said days. Jesus saith unto her, Said Martha unto Jesus, Lord, if thou I not unto thee, that, if thou hadst been here, my brother had wouldest believe, thou shouldest not died. But I know, that even see the glory of God? Then they now, whatsoever thou wilt ask of took away the stone from the place God, God will give it thee. Jesus where the dead was laid. And saith unto her, Thy brother shall Jesus lifted up his eyes, and said, rise again. Martha saith unto Father, I thank thee that thou him, I know that he shall rise hast heard me. And I knew that
thou hearest me always: but be- where he were, he should shew it, cause of the people which stand that they might take him. by I said it, that they may believe that thou hast sent me. And
CHAP. XII. when he thus had spoken, he cried with a loud voice, Lazarus,
March 25, July 24, Nov. 20. come forth. And he that was
Jesus six foot with graveclothes: and his where Lazarus was which had face was bound about with a nap- been dead, whom he raised from kin. Jesus saith unto them, Loose the dead. There they made him him, and let him go.
a supper; and Martha served : Ver. 45. Then many of the Jews but Lazarus was one of them that which came to Mary, and had sat at the table with him. Then seen the things which Jesus did, took Mary a pound of ointment believed on him. But some of of spikenard, very costly, and anthem went their ways to the Pha- ointed the feet of Jesus, and risees, and told them what things wiped his feet with her hair: and Jesus had done. Then gathered the house was filled with the the chief priests and the Phari- odour of the ointment. Then saith sees a council, and said, What do one of his disciples, Judas Iscariot, we? for this man doeth many Simon's son, which should betray miracles. If we let him thus a- him, Why was not this ointment lone, all men will believe on him: sold for three hundred pence, and and the Romans shall come and given to the poor? This he said, take away both our place and not that he cared for the poor; nation. And one of them, named but because he was a thief, and Caiaphas, being the high priest had the bag, and bare what was that same year, said unto them, put therein. Then said Jesus, Let Ye know nothing at all, nor con- her alone: against the day of my sider that it is expedient for us, burying hath she kept this. For that one man should die for the the poor always ye have with you; people, and that the whole nation but me ye have not always. Much perish not. And this spake he not people of the Jews therefore knew of himself: but being high priest that he was there: and they came that year, he prophesied that Je- not for Jesus' sake only, but that sus should die for that nation; they might see Lazarus also, whom and not for that nation only, but he had raised from the dead. But that also he should gather toge- the chief priests consulted that ther in one the children of God they might put Lazarus also to that were scattered abroad. Then death; because that by reason of from that day forth they took him many of the Jews went away, counsel together for to put him to and believed on Jesus. On the death. Jesus therefore walked no next day much people that were more openly among the Jews; come to the feast, when they heard but went thence unto a country that Jesus was coming to Jerunear to the wilderness, into a city salem, took branches of palm called Ephraim, and there conti- trees, and went forth to meet him, nued with his disciples. And the and cried, Hosanna: Blessed is Jews' passover was nigh at hand: the King of Israel that cometh in and many went out of the country the name of the Lord. And Jesus, up to Jerusalem before the pass- when he had found a young ass, over, to purify themselves. Then sat thereon; as it is written, Fear sought they for Jesus, and spake not, daughter of Sion : behold, among themselves, as they stood thy King cometh, sitting on an in the temple, What think ye, ass's colt. These things underthat he will not come to the feast? stood not his disciples at the first: Now both the chief priests and but when Jesus was glorified, then the Pharisees had given a com- remembered they that these things mandment, that, if any man knew were written of him, and that they 1
had done these things unto him. man? Then Jesus said unto them, The people therefore that was with Yet a little while is the light with him when he called Lazarus out
Walk while ye have the of his grave, and raised him from light, lest darkness come upon the dead, bare record. For this you: for he that walketh in darkcause the people also met him, ness knoweth not whither he gofor that they heard that he had eth. While ye have light, believe done this miracle. The Pharisees in the light, that ye may be the therefore said among themselves, children of light. These things Perceive ye how ye prevail no- spake Jesus, and departed, and thing? behold, the world is gone did hide himself from them. But after him. And there were cer- though he had done so many tain Greeks among them that miracles before them, yet they came up to worship at the feast : believed not on him : that the saythe same came therefore to Phi- ing of Esaias the prophet might lip, which was of Bethsaida of be fulfilled, which he spake, Lord, Galilee, and desired him, saying, who hath believed our report? Sir, we would see Jesus. Philip and to whom hath the arm of the cometh and telleth Andrew: and Lord been revealed? Therefore again Andrew and Philip tell Je- they could not believe, because sus. And Jesus answered them, that Esaias said again, He hath saying, The hour is come, that blinded their eyes, and hardened the Son of man should be glori- their heart; that they should not fied. Verily, verily, I say unto see with their eyes, nor underyou, Except a corn of wheat fall stand with their heart, and be into the ground and die, it abid- converted, and I should heal them. eth alone: but if it die, it bringeth These things said Esaias, when he forth much fruit. He that loveth saw his glory, and spake of him. his life shall lose it; and he that Nevertheless among the chief ruhateth his life in this world shall lers also many believed on him; keep it unto life eternal. If any but because of the Pharisees they man serve me, let him follow me; did not confess him, lest they and where I am, there shall also should be put out of the synamy servant be: if any man serve gogue: for they loved the praise me, him will my Father honour. of men more than the praise of Now is my soul troubled; and God. Jesus cried and said, He what shall" I say? Father, save that believeth on me, believeth me from this hour: but for this not on me, but on him that sent cause came I unto this hour. Fa- me. And he that seeth me seeth ther, glorify thy name.
Then him that sent me. I am come a came there a voice from heaven, light into the world, that whososaying, I have both glorified it, ever believeth on me should not and will glorify it again. The abide in darkness. And if any people therefore, that stood by, man hear my words, and believe and heard it, said that it thun- not, I judge him not: for I came dered: others said, An angel not to judge the world, but to spake to him. Jesus answered and save the world. He that rejecteth said, This voice came not because me, and receiveth not my words, of me, but for your sakes. Now hath one that judgeth him: the is the judgment of this world : word that I have spoken, the now shall the prince of this world same shall judge him “in the last be cast out. And I, if I be lifted day. For I have not spoken of up from the earth, will draw all myself; but the Father which sent men unto me. This he said, sig- me, he gave me a commandment, nifying what death he should die. what I should say, and what I The people answered him, We should speak. And I know that have heard out of the law that his commandment is life everlastChrist abideth for ever: and how ing: whatsoever I speak therefore, sayest thou, The Son of man must even as the Father said unto me, be lifted up? who is this Son of so I speak.
ye know these things, happy are
ye if ye do them. I speak not of March 26, July 25, Nov. 21. you all: I know whom I have Thursday before Easter, Morning.
chosen: but that the scripture
may be fulfilled, He that eateth NOW TOW before the feast of the bread with me hath lifted up his
passover, when Jesus knew heel against me. Now I tell you that his hour was come that he before it come, that, when it is should depart out of this world come to pass, ye may believe that unto the Father, having loved his I am he. Verily, verily, I say unown which were in the world, he to you, He that receiveth whomloved them unto the end. And soever I send receiveth me; and supper being ended, the devil hav- he that receiveth me receiveth ing now put into the heart of him that sent me. When Jesus Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, to had thus said, he was troubled in betray him ;, Jesus knowing that spirit, and testified, and said, Vethe Father had given all things rily, verily, I say unto you, that into his hands, and that he was one of you shall betray me. Then come from God, and went to God; the disciples looked one on anohe riseth from supper, and laid ther, doubting of whom he spake. aside his garments; and took a Now there was leaning on Jesus' towel, and girded himself. After bosom one of his disciples, whom that he poureth water into a ba- Jesus loved. Simon Peter thereson, and began to wash the dis- fore beckoned to him, that he ciples' feet, and to wipe them with should ask who it should be of the towel wherewith he was girded. whom he spake. He then lying Then cometh he to Simon Peter : on Jesus' breast saith unto him, and Peter saith unto him, Lord, Lord, who is it? Jesus answered, dost thou wash my feet? Jesus He it is, to whom I shall give a answered and said unto him, What sop, when I have dipped it. And I do thou knowest not now; but when he had dipped the sop, he thou shalt know hereafter. Peter gave it to Judas Iscariot, the son saith unto him, Thou shalt never of Simon. And after the sop Sawash my feet. Jesus answered tan entered into him. Then said him, If I wash thee not, thou hast Jesus unto him, That thou doest, no part with me. Simon Peter do quickly. Now no man at the saith unto him, Lord, not my feet table knew for what intent he only, but also my hands and my spake this unto him. For some head. Jesus saith to him, He that of them thought, because Judas is washed needeth not save to wash had the bag, that Jesus had said his feet, but is clean every whit: unto him, Buy those things that and ye are clean, but not all. For we have need of against the feast; he knew who should betray him; or, that he should give something therefore said he, Ye are not all to the poor. He then having reclean. So after he had washed ceived the sop went immediately their feet, and had taken his gar- out: and it was night. Therefore, ments, and was set down again, when he was gone out, Jesus said, he said unto them, Know ye what Now is the Son of man glorified, I have done to you? Ye call me and God is glorified in him. If Master and Lord: and ye say God be glorified in him, God shall well; for so I am. If I then, your also glorify him in himself, and Lord and Master, have washed shall straightway glorify him. Lityour feet; ye also ought to wash tle children, yet a little while I one another's feet. For I have am with you. Ye shall seek me: given you an example, that ye and as I said unto the Jews, Whishould do as I have done to you. ther I go, ye cannot come; so Verily, verily, I say unto you, now I say to you. A new comThe servant is not greater than mandment I give unto you, That his lord: neither he that is sent ye love one another; as I have greater than he that sent him. If loved you, that ye also love one another. By this shall all men on me, the works that I do shall know that ye are my disciples, if he do also ; and greater works ye have love one to another. Si- than these shall he do; because I mon Peter said unto him, Lord, go unto my Father. And whatsowhither goest thou? Jesus an- ever ye shall ask in my name, swered him, Whither I go, thou that will I do, that the Father canst not follow me now; but may be glorified in the Son. If ye thou shalt follow me afterwards. shall ask any thing in my name, Peter said unto him, Lord, why I will do it. If ye love me, keep cannot I follow thee now? I will my commandments. And I will lay down my life for thy sake. pray the Father, and he shall give Jesus answered him, Wilt thou you another Comforter, that he lay down thy life for my sake? may abide with you for ever; Verily, verily, I say unto thee, even the Spirit of truth; whom The cock shall not crow, till thou the world cannot receive, because bast denied me thrice.
it seeth him not, neither knoweth
him: but ye know him; for he CHAP. XIV.
dwelleth with you, and shall be in
you. I will not leave you comMarch 27, July 26, Nov. 22.
fortless: I will come to you. Yet LET not your heart be trou- a little while, and the world seeth
bled: ye believe in God, be- me no more; but ye see me: believe also in me. In my Father's cause I live, ye shall live also. house are many mansions: if it At that day ye shall know that were not so, I would have told I am in my Father, and ye in you. I go to prepare a place for me, and I in you. He that hath you. And if I go and prepare a my commandments, and keepeth place for you, I will come again, them, he it is that loveth me: and receive you unto myself; that and he that loveth me shall be where I am, there ye may be also. loved of my Father, and I will And whither I go ye know, and love him, and will manifest mythe way ye know. Thomas saith self to him. Judas saith unto him, unto him, Lord, we know not not Iscariot, Lord, how is it that whither thou goest; and how can thou wilt manifest thyself unto we know the way? Jesus saith us, and not unto the world? Jesus unto him, I am the way, the answered and said unto him, If truth, and the life: no man com- a man love me, he will keep my eth unto the Father, but by me. words: and my Father will love If ye had known me, ye should him, and we will come unto him, have known my Father also: and and make our abode with him. from henceforth ye know him, and He that loveth me, not keepeth have seen him. Philip saith unto not my sayings : and the word him, Lord, shew us the Father, which ye liear is not mine, but and it sufficeth us. Jesus saith the Father's which sent me. These unto him, Have I been so long things have I spoken unto you, time with you, and yet hast thou being yet present with you. But not known me, Philip? he that the Comforter, which is the Holy hath seen me hath seen the Fa- Ghost, whom the Father will send ther; and how sayest thou then, in my name, he shall teach you Shew us the Father? Believest all things, and bring all things to thou not that I am in the Father, your remembrance, whatsoever I and the Father in me? the words have said unto you. Peace I leave that I speak unto you I speak not with you, my peace I give unto of myself: but the Father that you: not as the world giveth, give dwelleth in me, he doeth the ' I unto you. Let not your heart works. Believe me that I am in be troubled, neither let it be athe Father, and the Father in fraid. Ye have heard how I said me: or else believe me for the unto you, I go away, and come very works' sake. Verily, verily, again unto you. If ye loved me, I say unto you, He that believeth ye would rejoice, because I said,