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for whom he should do this: for he loveth our nation, and he hath built us a synagogue. Then Jesus went with them. And when he was now not far from the house, the centurion sent friends to him, saying unto him, Lord trouble not thyself; for I am not worthy that thou shouldest enter under my roof; wherefore neither thought I myself worthy to come unto thee: but say in a word, and my servant shall be healed. For I also am a man set under authority, having under ne soldiers; and I say unto one, Go, and he goetli; and to another man Come, aud he cometh; and to my servant, Do this, and he doeth it. *Then Jesus heard these

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and turned him about, and said unto the people that followed him, I say unto you, I have not found so great faith, no, not in Israel. And they that were sent, returned to the house found the servant whole that had been sick. 2. Christ healeth a Man of an un

clean Spirit, and Peter's Wife's Mother of a Fever. Mark i. 21.

And they went into Capernaum; and straightway on the sabbath-day he entered into the synagogue, and taught. And they were astonished at his doctrine: for he taught them as one that had authority, and not as the scribes. And there were in their synagogue a man with an unclean spirit; and he cried out, Saying, Let us alone; what have we to

with thee, thou Jesus of Nazareth? art thou come to destroy us? I know thee who thou art, the Holy One of God. And Jesus rebuked him, saying Hold thy peace, and come out of him. And when the unclean spirit had torn him, and cried with a loud voice, he came out of him. And they were all amazed, insomuch that they questioned among themselves saying, What thing is this? What new doctrine is this? for with authority commandeth he even the unclean spirits, and they do obey him. And iinmediately his fame spread abroad throughout all the region round about Galilee. And forthwith, when they were come out of the synagogue, they entered into

the house of Simon and Andrew, with James and John. But Simon's wife's mother lay sick of a fever; and anon they tell him of her And he came and took her by the hand, and lifted her up; and immediately the fever left her, and she ministered unto them.

3. The miraculous draught of Fishes. Luke v.

1. And it came to pass, that as the people pressed upon hiin to hear the word of God, he stood by the lake of Gennesaret, and saw two ships standing by the lake: but the fishermen were gone out of them, and were washing their

And he entered into one of the ships, which were Simon's, and prayed him that

nets.

he would thrust out a little from the land. And he set down, and taught the people out of the ship. Now when he had left speaking, he said unto Simon, Launch out into the deep, and let down your nets for a draught. And Simon answering, said unto hiin, Master, we have toiled all the night, and have taken nothing: nevertheless, at thy word I will let down the net. And when they had this done, they inclosed a great multitude of fishes: and their net brake. And they beckoned tinto their partners, which were in the other ship, that they should co ne and help thein. And they came, and filled both the ships, so that they began to sink. When Simon Peter saw it, he tell

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