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828 Christ, the door, and the shepherd. St. JOHN. He proveth himself the Son of God

2 But he that entereth in by the door, thou make us to doubt? If thou be the is the shepherd of the sheep.

Christ, tell us plainly. 3 To him the porter openeth ; and the 25 Jesus answered them, I told you, and sheep hear his voice: and he calleth his 1 ye believed not: the works that I do in my own sheep by name, and leadeth them out. Father's name, they bear witness of me.

4 And when he putteth forth his own 26 But ye believe not, because ye are sheep, he goeth before them, and the sheep | not of my sheep, as I said unto you. follow him: for they know his voice. Il 27 My sheep hear my voice, and I

5 And a stranger will they not follow, know them, and they follow me: but will flee from him : for they know 28 And I give unto them eternal life ; not the voice of strangers.

and they shall never perish, neither shall 6 This parable spake Jesus unto them: | any pluck them out of my hand. but they understood not what things they | 29 My Father, which gave them me, is were which he spake unto them.

greater than all; and none is able to 7 Then said Jesus unto them again, | pluck them out of my Father's hand. Verily, verily, I say unto you, I am the 30 I and my Father are one. door of the sheep.

31 Then the Jews took up stones again 8 Ali that ever came before me are || to stone him. thieves aird robbers : but the sheep did 32 Jesus answered them, Many good not hear them,

|| works have I shewed you from my Fa9 I am the door: by me if any man i ther; for which of those works do ye enter m, he shall be saved, and shall go stone me? in and out, and find pasture.

33 The Jews answered him, saying, 10 The thief cometh not, but for to For a good work we stone thee not; but steal, and to kill, and to destroy : I am for blasphemy, and because that thou, come that they might have life, and that being a man, makest thyself God. they might have it more abundantiy. 34 Jesus answered them, Is it not writ

11 I am the good shepherd : the good ten in your law, I said, Ye are gods? shepherd giveth his life for the sheep. 35 If he called then gods, unto whom

12 But he that is an hireling, and not the word of God came, and the scripture the shepherd, whose own the sheep are cannot be broken ; not, seeth the wolf coming, and leaveth 36 Say ye of him, whom the Father the sheep, and fleeth; and the wolf catch-hath sanctified, and sent into the world, eth them, and scattereth the sheep. Thou blasphemest; because I said, I am

13 The hireling fleeth, because he is an | the Son of God? hireling, and careth not for the sheep. 37 If I do not the works of my Father,

14 I am the good shepherd, and know believe me not. my sheep, and am known of mine.

38 But if I do, though ye believe not 15 As the Father knoweth me, even some, believe the works : that ye may know I the Father : and I lay down my | know and believe that the Father is in life for the sheep.

me, and I in him. 16 And other sheep I have, which are | 39 Therefore they sought again to take not of this fold: them also I must bring, || him ; but he escaped out of their hand, and they shall hear my voice; and there 40 And went away again beyond Jorshall be one fold, and one shepherd. dan, into the place where John at first

17 Therefore doth my Father love me, baptized ; and there he abode. because I lay down my life, that I might K 41 And many resorted unto him, and take it again.

said, John did no miracle ; but all things 18 No man taketh it from me, but I that John spake of this man were true. lay it down of myself. I have power to 42 And many believed on him there. lay it down, and I have power to take it

CHAP. XI. again. This commandment have I re- | i Christ rqiseth Lazarus. 47 The friesla ceived of my Father.

and Pharisees gather a council a19 1 There was a division therefore gainst him. again among the Jews for these sayings. N OW a certain man was sick, named

20 And many of them said, He hath a TV Lazarus, of Bethany, the town of devil, and is mad; why hear ye him? Mary and her sister Martha

21 Others said, These are not the words 2 (It was that Mary which anointed of him that hath a devil. Can a devil || the Lord with ointment, and wiped his open the eyes of the blind?

feet with her hair, whose brother Laza* 22 1 And it was at Jerusalem the feast | rus was sick.) of the dedication, and it was winter.

3 Therefore his sisters sent unto him, 23 And Jesus walked in the temple in | saying, Lord, behold, he whom thou Solomon's porch.

lovest is sick. 24 Then came the Jews round about 4 When Jesus heard that, he said, This him, and said unto him, How long dost ll sickness is not unto death, but for the

Lazarus' death.

CHAP. YI.

Christ raiseth him. 829 glory of God, that the Son of God might , her way, and called Mary her sister sebe glorified thereby.

cretly, saying, The Master is come, and 5 Now Jesus loved Martha, and her calleth for thee. sister, and Lazarus.

29 As soon as she heard that, she arose 6 When he had heard therefore that il quickly, and came unto him. he was sick, he abode two days still in SO Now Jesus was not yet come into the same place where he was.

the town, but was in that place where 7 Then after that saith he to his disci- || Martha met him. ples, Let us go into Judea again.

31 The Jews then which were with her 8 His disciples say unto him, Master, in the house, and comforted her, when the Jews of late sought to stone thee ; they saw Mary that she rose up hastily, and goest thou thither again?

and went out, followed her, saying, She 9 Jesus answered, Are there not twelve goeth unto the grave to weep there. hours in the day? If any man walk in 32 Then when Mary was come where the day, he stumbleth not, because he Jesus was, and saw him, she fell down at seeth the light of this world.

his feet, saying unto him, Lord, if thou 10 But if a man walk in the night, hadst been here, my brother had not died. he stumbleth, because there is no light 33 When Jesus therefore saw her weepin him.

ing, and the Jews also weeping which 11 These things said he : and after came with her, he groaned in the spirit, that he saith unto them, Our friend Laz- and was troubled ; arus sleepeth ; but I go that I may a-1 34 And said, Where have ve laid him? wake him out of sleep.

They say unto him, Lord, come and see. 12 Then said his disciples, Lord, if he 35 Jesus wept. sleep, he shall do well.

36 Then said the Jews, Behold how lic 13 Howbeit Jesus spake of his death : | loved him! but they thought that he had spoken of 37 And some of them said, Could not taking of rest in sleep.

this man, which opened the eyes of the 14 Then said Jesus unto them plainly, blind, have caused that even this man Lazarus is dead.

I should not have died ? 15 And I am glad for your sakes that 38 Jesus therefore again groaning in I was not there, to the intent ye may be- himself, cometh to the grave. It was à lieve ; nevertheless, let us go unto him. cave, and a stone lay upon it.

16 Then said Thomas, which is called 39 Jesus said, Take ye away the stone. Didymus, unto his fellow-disciples, Let Martha, the sister of him that was dead, us also go, that we may die with him. saith unto him, Lord, by this time he

17 Then when Jesus came, he found that stinketh: for he hath been dead four days. he had lien in the grave four days already. | 40 Jesus saith unto her, Said I not un

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thou shouldest see the glory of God? 19 And many of the Jews came to 41 Then they took away the stone from Martha and Mary, to comfort them the place where the dead was laid. “And concerning their brother.

Jesus lifted up his eyes, and said, Father, 20 Then Martha, as soon as she heard I thank thee that thou hast heard me : that Jesus was coming, went and met 42 And I knew that thou hearest me him : but Mary sat still in the house. I always : but because of the people which

21 Then said Martha unto Jesus, Lord, stand by, I said it, that they may believe if thou hadst been here, my brother had ) that thou hast sent me. not died.

43 And when he thus had spoken, lie 22 But I know that even now, whatso cried with a loud voice, Lazarus, come ever thou wilt ask of God, God will give forth. it thee.

44 And lie that was dead came forth, 23 Jesus saith unto her, Thy brother bound hand and foot with grave-clothes : . shall rise again.

and his face was bound about with a 24 Martha saith unto him, I know napkin. Jesus saith unto them, Loose that he shall rise again in the resurrec him, and let him go. tion at the last day.

45 Then many of the Jews which came 25 Jesus said unto her, I am the resur- to Mary, and had seen the things which rection, and the life : he that believeth in Jesus did, believed on him. me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: 46 But some of them went their ways

26 And whosoever liveth, and believeth to the Pharisees, and told them what in me, shall never die. Believest thou this? things Jesus had done.

27 She saith unto him, Yea, Lord, I be- 47 f Then gathered the chief priests lieve that thou art the Christ, the Son of and the Pharisees a council, and said, God, which should come into the world. What do we ? for this man doeth many

29 And when she had so said, she went l! miracles.

830 Mary anointeth Christ's feet. ST. JOHN. Christ rideth into Jerusalenz.

48 If we let him thus alone, all men || 9 Much people of the Jews therefore will believe on him : and the Romans knew that he was there: and they came, shall come, and take away both our place not for Jesus' sake only, but that they and nation.

might see Lazarus also, whom he had 49 And one of them, named Caiaphas, raised from the dead. being the high priest that same year, said 10 But the chief priests consulted that unto them, Ye know nothing at all, they might put Lazarus also to death;

50 Nor consider that it is expedient for 11 Because that by reason of him many us, that one man should die for the peo of the Jews went away, and believed ao ple, and that the whole nation perish not. Jesus.

51 And this spake he not of himself: but 12 On the next day, much people that being high priest that year, he prophesied were come to the feast, when they heard that Jesus should die for that nation; that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem,

52 And not for that nation only, but 13 Took branches of palm-trees, and that also he should gather together in one went forth to meet him, and cried, Hothe children of God that were scattered sanna ; Blessed is the King of Israel that abroad.

cometh in the name of the Lord. 53 Then from that day forth they took 14 And Jesus, when he had found a counsel together for to put him to death. young ass, sat thereon; as it is written,

54 Jesus therefore walked no more 15 Fear not, daughter of Sion : behold, openly among the Jews; but went thence thy King cometh, sitting on an ass's colt. uito a country near to the wilderness, 16 These things understood not his into a city called Ephraim, and there disciples at the first ; but when Jesus was continued with his disciples.

glorified, then remembered they that 55 | And the Jews passover was nigh at these things were written of him, and that hand, and many went out of the coun they had done these things unto him. try up to Jerusalem before the passover, 17 The people therefore that was with to purify themselves.

him when he called Lazarus out of his 56 Then sought they for Jesus, and grave, and raised him from the dead, spake among themselves, as they stood in bare record. the temple, What think ye, that he will 18 For this cause the people also met not come to the feast ?

him, for that they heard that he had 57 Now both the chief priests and the || done this miracle. Pharisees had given a commandment, that, 19 The Pharisees therefore said among ifany man knew where he were, he should themselves, Perceive yehow ye prevail noshew it, that they might take him. thing? behold, the world is gone after him. CHAP. XII.

20 f And there were certain Greeks 1 Jesus excuseth Mary anointing his feet. | among them, that came up to worship at

12 He rideth into Jerusalem. the feast. THEN Jesus, six days before the pass 21 The same came therefore to Philip,

1 over, came to Bethany, where Laz which was of Bethsaida of Galilee, and dearus was which had been dead, whom sired him, saying, Sir, we would see Jesus. he raised from the dead.

22 Philip cometh and telleth Andrew: 2 There they made him a supper; and and again, Andrew and Philip tell Jesus. Martha served: but Lazarus was one of 23 | And Jesus answered them, saying, them that sat at the table with him. The hour is come, that the Son of man

3 Then took Mary a pound of oint should be glorified. ment of spikenard, very costly, and anoint- 24 Verily, verily, I say unto you, Exed the feet of Jesus, and wiped his feetcept a corn of wheat fall into the ground with her hairand the house was filled and die, it abileth alone : but if it die, it with the odour of the ointment.

bringeth forth much fruit. 4. Then saith one of his disciples, Judas 25 He that loveth his life shall lose it; Icariot, Simon's son, which should be- and he that hateth his life in this world, tray him,

shall keep it unto life eternal. 5 Why was not this ointment sold for 26 If any man serve me, let him follow three hundred pence, and given to the me; and where I am, there shall also my poor

servant be: if any man serve me, lim 6 This he said, not that he cared for will my Father honour. the poor; but because he was a thief, 27 Now is my soul troubled ; and what and had the bag, and bare what was put shall I say? Father, save me from this therein.

hour : but for this cause came I unto 7 Then said Jesus, Let her alone : a- || this hour. gainst the day of my burying hath she 1 28 Father, glorify thy name. Then kept this.

| came there a voice from heaven, saying. 8 For the poor always ye have with I have both glorified it, and will glorils von ; but mc ve hare not always.

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Christ foretelleth his death. CHAP. XI11. He washeth his disciples feet. 131

29 The people therefore that stood same shall judge him in the last dar. by, and heard it, said that it thundered. 49 For I have not spoken of myself : Others said, An angel spake to him. but the Father which sent me, he gave

30 Jesus answered and said, This voice me a commandment, what I should say, came not because of me, but for yoursakes. and what I should speak.

31 Now is the judgment of this world: 50 And I know that his commandment now shall the prince of this world be cast is life everlasting: whatsoever I speak out.

y therefore, even as the Father said unto 32 And I, if I be lifted up from the me, so I speak. earth, will draw all men unto me.

CHAP. XIII. 33 (This he said, signifying what death 1 Jesus wacheth his disciples feet, and he should die.)

exhorteth them to humility and chari. 34 The people answered him, We have ty: 36 He forewarncih Peter of his heard out of the law that Christ abideth denial. for ever: and how sayest thou, The Son N OW before the feast of the passover, of man must be lifted up? Who is this IV when Jesus knew that his hour was Son of man?

come that he should depart out of this 35 Then Jesus said unto them, Yet a world unto the Father, having loved his little while is the light with you. Walk | own which were in the world, he loved while ye have the light, lest darkness i them into the end. come upon you: for he that walketh in ' 2 And supper being ended (the devil darkness knoweth not whither he goeth. having now put into the heart of Judas

36 While ye have light, believe in the Iscariot, Simon's son, to betray him ;) light, that ye may be the children of 3 Jesus knowing that the Father had light. These things spake Jesus, and given all things into his hands, and that departed, and did hide himself from he was come from God, and went to them.

Gol; 37 | But though he had done so many 4 He riseth from supper, and laid aside miracles before them, yet they believed his garments ; and took a towel, and not on him :

girded himseit. 38 That the saying of Esaias the proph 5 After that, he poureth water into a et might be fulfilled, which he spake, || bason, and began to wash the disciples Lord, who hath believed our report? feet, and to wipe them with the towel. and to whom hath the arm of the Lord wherewith he was girded.

6 Then cometh he to Simon Peter : 39 Therefore they could not believe, and Peter saith unto him, Lord, dost thoi because that Esajas said again,

wash my feet? 40 He hath blinded their eyes, and 7 Jesus answered and said unto him, hardened their heart; that they should What I do thou knowest not now; but not see with their eyes, nor understand i thou shalt know hereafter, with their heart, and be converted, and ! 8 Peter saith unto him, Thou shalt I should heal them.

never wash my feet. Jesus answered 41 These things said Esaias, when he him, If I wash thec not, thou hast no saw his glory, and spake of him.

part with me. 42 | Nevertheless, among the chief 9 Simon Peter saith unto liim, Lord,

cause of the Parisees they did not con- | my head. fess him, lest they should be put out of 10 Jesus saith to him, Ile that is wash the synagogue :

ed needeth not save to wash is feet, 1944 43. For they loved the praise of men is clean every whit: ancl ye are clean, more than the praise of Grid.

but not all. 44 | Jesus cried, anrl saici, He that be- 11 For nekrew wlioshould betrayiinti, lieveth on me, beiieveth not on me, but therefore said he, Ve are not all clean. on him that sent me:

12 So after he had washed their fee.. 45 And he thiat seeth me, seeth him and had taken his gurinents, and was se thiut sent me:

down again, he said unto them, Know · 46 I am come a light into the world, ye what I have done to you? that whosoever believeth on me should 13 Ye call me Master, and Lori: ana not abice in darkness.

Il ye say well; for so I am. 47 A: if any man hear my words, 14 'If I then, your Lord and Master. and believe not, I judge bim not: for I have washed your feet; ye also ough' i... came not to judge the world, but to save !, wash one another's feet. the world.

15 For I have given you are candle, 48 He that rejecteth me, and receiveth 1, that ye should do as I hüse done to jiw. not my words, hall one that judgeth 16 Verily, verily, I say unin fou, The hin: the word that I have spoken, the il servant is 20 greater than his l;r ; 332 The betraying of Christ foretold. ST. JOHN. Christ comforteth his disciples. neither he that is sent greater than he | 37 Peter said unto him, Lord, wbr that sent him.

|| cannot I follow thee now? I will lay 17 If ye know these things, happy are down my life for thy sake. ye if ye do them.

38 Jesus answered him, Wilt thou lay 18'T I speak not of you all; I know down thy life for my sake? Verily, vere whom I have chosen : but that the scrip- || ly, I say unto thee, The cock shall na ture may be fulfilled, He that eateth | crow, till thou hast denied me thrice. bread with me, hath lifted up his heel a

CHAP. XIV. gainst me.

i Christ com forteth his disciples ; 6 pro19 Now I tell you before it come, that fesseth himself the way, the truth, and when it is come to pass, ye may believe the life. that I am he.

I ET not your heart be troubled: re 20 Verily, verily, I say unto you, He I believe in God, believe also in me. that receiveth whomsoever I send, re- In my Father's house are many manceiveth me; and he that receiveth me, sions: if it were not so, I would have told receiraih him that sent me.

you. I go to prepare a place for you. 21 When Jesus had thus said, he was 1 3 And if I go and prepare a place for troubled in spirit, and testified, and said, you, I will come again and receive you Verily, verily, I say unto you, that one unto myself; that where I am, there ye of you shall betray me.

may be also 22 Then the disciples looked one on 4 And whither I go ye know, and the another, doubting of whom he spake. way ye know.

23 Now there was leaning on Jesus' 5 Thomas saith unto him, Lord, ve bosom, one of his disciples, whom Jesus know not whither thou goest; and trov lovell.

can we know the way 24 Simon Peter therefore beckoned to l 6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, him, that he should ask who it should be and the truth, and the life: no man comof whom he spake.

eth unto the Father, but by me. 25 He then lying on Jesus'breast, saith 7 If ye had known me, ye should have unto him, Lord, who is it :

known my Father also: and from hence 26 Jesus answered, He it is to whom forth ye know him, and have seen him. I shall give a sop, when I have dipped it. 8 Philip saith unto him, Lord, shew And when he had dipped the sop, he gave us the Father, and it sufficeth us. it to Judas Iscariot, the son of Simon.

9 Jesus saith unto him. Have I been so 27 And after the sop Satan entered long time with you, and yet hast thou into him. Then said Jesus unto him, | not known me, Pirilip ? he that hath That tliou doest, do quickly.

seen me, hath seen the Father; and how 28 Now no man at the table knew for sayest thou then, Shew us the Father? wliat intent he spake this unto him.

io Believest thou not that I am in the 29 For some of them thought, because | Father, and the Father in me ? the Judas had the bag, that Jesus had said words that I speak unto you, I speak not unto him, Buy those things that we have of myself: but the Father that dwelle: need of against the feast ; or, that he in me, he doeth the works. should give something to the poor.

11 Believe me that I ant in the Father, SO He then having received the sop, and the Father in me: Op else believe went immediately out: and it was night. me for the very work's sake.

31 9 Therefore when he was gone out, ! 12 Verily, verily, I say unto you, he Jesus said, Now is the Son of man glori- that believeth on me, the works that I fied, and God is glorified in him.

do shall he do also; and greater works 32 If God be glorified in him, God than these shall he do; because I go uisliall also glorify hiin in himself, and shall to my Father. straighway glorify him.

13 And wisatsoever ye shall ask in my 33 Little children, yet a little while I name, that will I do, that the Father an with you. Ye shall seek me: and, as | may be glorified in the Son. . I said unto the Jews, Whither I go, ye 14 If ye shall ask any thing in my camot come; so now I say to you. name. I will do it.

34 A new commandinent I give unto 15 9 If ye love me, keep my commandsou, That ye love one another; as I have ments. loved you, that ve also love one another. 16 And I will pray the Father, and he

53 By this sliall all men know that ye shall give you another Comforter, that are my disciples, if ye have love one to li he may abide with you for ever; another.

17 Even the Spirit of truth; whom 36 Siinou Peter said unto him, Lord, the world cannot receive, because it whither goest thou ? Jesus answered him, seeth him not, neither knowcth him: Whither I go, thou canst not follow me but ye know him ; for he dweiloth wil Tow; but thou shalt follow me afterward. " you, and shall be in you.

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