Let your light so shine before men, that they may fee

your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.

10) p. 161, 162.

CH AP: X. of the Excellence of the Christian Morality,

above that of the Jews.

MATT. V. 17, 18, 19, 20. Think not that I am come to destroy the law, and the

*Prophets ; I am not come' to destroy, but to fulfil. For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth

pass, one jot or one tittle Mall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled. Whosoever therefore shall break one of these least

commandments, and shall teach men so, he mall be called the least in the kingdom of heaven: but whosoever fall do, and teach them, the same

Shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven. For I say unto you, That except your righteousness Mall exceed the righteousness of the Scribes and Pharisees, ye fall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven.

p. 177, 178.

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C H AP. XI. Of causeless anger, and of fcornful and cen

forious language.

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MATT. V. 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26. Ye have heard; that it was said by them of old time,

Thouijbelt not kill: and whosoever fall kill, fall

be in danger of the judgment. But I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with

his brother without a cause, Mall be in danger of the judgment: and whosoever fball say to his

brother, brother, Raca, soall be in danger of the councit: But whosoever Mall say, Thou foul, fball be in danger of bell-fire. Therefore if tbou bring thy gift to tbe altar, and

tbere remembreft that thy brother hath ought against


Leave there thy gift before the altar, and go thy

way, first be reconciled to thy brother, and then

come and offer thy gift. Agree with thine adversary quickly, whiles thou art

in the way with him : left at any time the adversary deliver thee to the judge, and the judge deli

ver thee to the officer, and thou be cast into prison. Verily I say unto thee, Thou jbalt by no means come

out thence, tilt thou haft paid the uttermolt farthing.

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CHA P. XII. Of CHASTITY, and of needless S E PARA

TION after Marriage, iwa MATT. v. 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32. Ye have heard that it hath been said by them of old

time, Thou shalt not commit adultery. But I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a

woman to luft after beri batb committed adultery

with her already in his heart. And if thy right eye offend thee, pluck it out, and

iaft it from thee; for it is profitable for there that one of thy members should perish, and not that thy

whole body foould be cast into hell.csv And if thy right hand öffend thee, cut it off, and

cast it from thee; for it is profitable for thee that one of thy member's should perish, and not that thy

whole body fould be caft into bella It hath been said, Wherever thalt put away his wife, let him give her a writing of diperarmert.


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