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After John was locked in prison Jesus went to Galilee and preached the Good News of God to the people.


The beginning of the good news about Jesus Christ, the Son of God.


You should love Jehovah your God with all your heart, and with all your being (with every breath you take) (your life), with your entire mind and with all your strength. (Deuteronomy 6:4)


Jesus answered: The first is, Hear, O Israel; Jehovah our God is one God (Jehovah).


After Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, bought spices so they could anoint him.


One of the other scribes came to him with a question: What commandment is the first of all?


Several days later Jesus returned to Capernaum. The word spread that he was home.


If your hand causes you to stumble, cut it off. It would be better to enter into life maimed then, having two hands to be destroyed in the ever-burning trash fires in the Valley of Hinnom. (Greek: Gehenna)


As he traveled someone ran to him, kneeled and asked him: Good Teacher, what shall I do that I may inherit everlasting life?


Soon Jesus came from Nazareth in the province of Galilee. John baptized Jesus in the Jordan River.


They kept questioning among themselves what the rising from the dead means.


When evening arrived Jesus said: Let us go over to the other side.


People were bringing little children to him so he could touch them. His disciples turned them away.


They traveled to the other side of the sea, to the country of the Gerasenes.


The Pharisees and some of the scribes came from Jerusalem to gather around Jesus.


Jesus and his disciples went into the villages of Caesarea Philippi. On the way he asked his disciples: Who do men say I am?


If she divorces her husband and marries another, she commits adultery.


They arrived at Jericho. He left there with his disciples and a large crowd. A blind beggar named Bartimaeus, the son of Timaeus, was sitting by the side of the road.


He will show you a large upper room. It is furnished and ready. Prepare it for us.


Then he asked the Pharisees, Is it right to do good on the Sabbath or to do evil? Is it right to give life or to put to death? But they said nothing.


At the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying: Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani? Interpreted it means, My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?


Six days later Jesus took Peter, James and John up on a high mountain completely alone. He was transfigured in front of them.


While they were eating, he took bread, and after blessing it, he gave the broken bread to them, and said: Take it, this means (represents) my body.


After he had spoken to them the Lord Jesus, was received up into heaven, and sat down at the right hand of God.


Other seed fell on the rocky ground and did not have good soil. Immediately it sprang up, because it had no good soil


About four thousand ate. Then he sent them away.


Jesus went to the territory of Tyre and Sidon. He did not want anyone to know that he was staying in a house there. However it could not be kept a secret.


But when Jesus saw it he was moved with indignation. He said: Allow the little children to come to me! Do not turn them away for they belong to the kingdom of God.


When you say a prayer have forgiveness in your heart. Forgive anything you have against anyone so that your Heavenly Father will forgive you your sins.


He sat down near the collection boxes and observed how the crowd dropped money into the boxes. Many that were rich dropped in much.


They came close to Jerusalem, to Bethphage and Bethany, at the Mount of Olives. He appointed two of his disciples to


The apostles gathered together with Jesus. They told him all things they had done and taught.


Again he taught a very great crowd by the seaside. He sat in a boat while the crowd was on the land.


Jesus and his followers traveled to Capernaum. On the day of worship Jesus went into the synagogue and began to teach.


A man with leprosy knelt in front of Jesus and begged to be healed. If you want to, you can make me well, he said.


He continued: Truly I tell you there are some here who will in no way experience death, till they see the kingdom of God come with power.


Jesus called them and they left their father Zebedee in the boat with the hired men and went with Jesus.


Jesus and his disciples, including James and John, left the synagogue and went directly to the home of Simon and Andrew.


They will pick up and handle serpents. Deadly drink will not hurt them. They will lay hands on the sick, and they will recover.


He left there and went to his own country. His disciples followed him.


Truly I say faithful ones shall say to this mountain, be cast into the sea and it will happen. There must be no doubt in his heart and he must believe that what he says will come to pass.


They immediately left the nets and went with him.


Some Pharisees came to him and tried to trap him. Does our Law allow a man to divorce his wife? They asked.


He said: He who divorces his wife and marries another commits adultery against her.


It was just two days until the feast of the Passover and the unleavened bread. The chief priests and the scribes sought how they might quietly capture and kill him.


James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came to him saying: Teacher, we want you to do for us what we ask of you.


The prophet Isaiah wrote: I am sending my messenger ahead of you to prepare your way.


He was in Bethany in the house of Simon the leper. While he was dining a woman with an alabaster vase filled with costly perfume, of pure nard (spikenard), brake it open and poured it over his head.


Teacher, they said, we know that you are truthful, and not concerned about what other people think. You truthfully teach the way of God. Is it lawful to pay taxes to Caesar, or not?


Again Jesus crossed over in the boat to the other side. A great crowd gathered to him while he was by the sea.


As he left the temple one of his disciples said to him: Teacher look at these stones and the great buildings!


He told them: Isaiah prophesied about you hypocrites. It is written: 'This people honor me with their lips but their heart is far from me.


When you see the unclean thing that makes desolation standing where he ought not (let the reader use discernment), then let them that are in Judea flee to the mountains.


Now it was the first day of unleavened bread, when they sacrificed the Passover. His disciples said to him: Where do you want to go to prepare to eat the Passover?


Early in the morning the chief priests met hurriedly with the elders, the teachers of the Law, and the entire Council. They made their plans. They led Jesus away in chains and handed him over to Pilate.


John spoke up: Teacher, we saw someone who does not follow us casting out demons in your name. We tried to stop him because he does not follow us.


Jesus crossed the Jordan River when he went to the province of Judea. Crowds gathered all around him just as they always did.


Walking by the Sea of Galilee he saw two fishermen Simon and Andrew, Simon's brother. They were casting a net into the sea.


Jesus went through the grain fields on the Sabbath day. While they walked his disciples took the heads of grain.


The disciples went to the city and found everything as he described and they prepared for the Passover.


He added: The kingdom of God is like this. A man plants seed in the earth.


Then they asked him how is it that the scribes say that Elijah must first come?


When in Jerusalem he entered the temple and turned over the tables of the moneychangers and the seats of the people who sold doves.


But whoever speaks evil and defames Holy Spirit will not be forgiven but is guilty of an eternal sin.


He entered the Synagogue again. There was a man there whose hand was withered.


He taught them with illustrations: A man had a vineyard planted. He built a wall around it. He prepared a place for crushing out the wine and put up a tower. Then he rented it out to field workers, and went into another country.


Jesus then saw James and John, the sons of Zebedee. They were in a boat preparing their nets to go fishing.


They came to a place called Gethsemane. He said to his disciples: Sit here while I pray.


They arrived at Bethsaida. A blind man was brought to him with the request to touch him.


In those days after that tribulation, the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give her light.


The women watching from afar included: Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James the less and of Joses, and Salome,


John the Baptist had become well known. King Herod heard that John had risen from the dead. Therefore he was doing these powerful works.


He went up on the mountain and invited anyone who wanted to go with him.


His mother and his brother were standing nearby. They sent for him.


Jesus heard this. He said to them: Those who are well have no need of a medical man but those who are ill do. I have come to care for sinners not the upright.


Afterward he was revealed to the eleven as they sat at the table. He rebuked them for their unbelief and hardness of heart, because they did not believe those who had seen him after he had risen.


When they came to the disciples they saw a great crowd with them and scribes questioning them.


Immediately he entered a boat and he and his disciples traveled to Dalmanutha.


it became scorched when the sun came up. Then it withered because it had no root.


Jesus looked at them: With men it is impossible, but not with God: for all things are possible with God.


The next day they left Bethany. He was hungry.


Jesus called them together and said: You know that those who rule over the nations lord it over them. Their great ones exercise authority over them.


Jesus made his disciples hurry into a boat to cross to Bethsaida ahead of him. Then he sent the crowd away.


He said: Beware of the scribes, who desire to walk in long robes, and to have greetings in the marketplaces.


They were astonished at his doctrine, for he taught with authority and not like the scribes.


He told them: The secret of the kingdom of God is given to you. Illustrations are spoken to outsiders.


Whoever would save his life will lose it. Whoever would lose his life for my sake and the sake of the Good News will save it.


Jesus said: Truly I tell you, a man that has left house, or brothers, or sisters, or mother, or father, or children, or lands, for my sake, and for the sake of the good news,


Simon of Cyrene, the father of Alexander and Rufus was passing by on the road. They compelled (forced) him to go with them, that he might carry his stake.


He desired that no man know about it. Therefore they left there through Galilee.


Woe to those who are pregnant and to those who are nursing babies in those days!


He left the borders of Tyre through Sidon, through the region of Decapolis to the Sea of Galilee.


He said to them: Do not be amazed. Jesus the Nazarene, who has been impaled, is not here. He has risen. Behold, the place where they laid him!


He who is on the housetop should not go down to enter and take anything out his house.


They traveled to Capernaum. When they were in the house he asked them: What were you talking about on the way?


Pray that this not be in the winter.


Jesus rebuked the spirit by saying: Be quiet, and come out of him!


He saw a fig tree far off. When he got closer he found nothing but leaves for it was not the season of figs.


Evening arrived. It was the Preparation Day (Exodus 16:22-27), the day before the Sabbath.


John's disciples and the Pharisees were fasting. They came to him and asked: Why do John's disciples and the disciples of the Pharisees fast but your disciples do not?


Jesus went to Jerusalem. The disciples followed him. They were amazed at what Jesus did. Others followed and were afraid. He met with the twelve to tell them the things that were to happen to him.


They could not bring him to Jesus because of the crowd. So they removed the roof over the place where Jesus was. Then they lowered the cot on which the paralyzed man was lying.


It was the sixth hour and there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour.


It was one of those days when there was a great crowd of people. They had nothing to eat so he called his disciples.


You totally reject the commandment of God that you may keep your tradition.


Jesus said: I am and you will see the Son of man seated at the right hand of power, and coming with the clouds of heaven.


Speaking to the Pharisees and scribes He said: You abandon the commandment of God, and hold fast the tradition of men.


They clothed him with purple. After weaving a crown of thorns they put it on him.


He said: Elijah does come first and restores all things. It is written that the Son of man should suffer and be treated with contempt?


Should we pay or should we not pay? Knowing their hypocrisy he said to them: Why do you test me? Show me a denarius.


The soldiers led him away to the court in the Praetorium building (governor's palace). They assembled together all of the troops.


They were to take no bread, no wallet, no money in their purse and no extra sandals or coat.


Crying out with a loud voice, he said: What have I to do with you, Jesus, Son of the highest God? In God's name do not torment me!


His fame spread to the entire country of Galilee.


And they brought it. He said to them: Whose is this image and superscription? They said: Caesar's.


But I say to you that Elijah has come. They have done to him what ever they wished just as it is written about him.


He who is in the field should not return to take his clothes.


The Pharisees went away and immediately conspired with the Herodians. They tried to decide how they might destroy him.


But you say: 'If a man says to his father or his mother that which would benefit you is a gift to God,


he no longer has to do anything for his father or mother.'


When it was evening he came with the twelve.


The evil spirit shook the man hard, gave a loud scream, and came out of him.


Others fell on good ground and yielded fruit. It grew up, increased and produced thirty fold, and sixty fold, and a hundred fold.


He would not allow any man to carry merchandise through the temple.


Teacher, he said: I have observed all of these from my youth.


He took her by the hand and helped her sit up. The fever suddenly left. So she got up and prepared a meal for them.


Simon's mother-in-law was in bed with a fever. At once they told Jesus about her.


Unless Jehovah shortened the days no flesh would be saved. For the sake of his chosen anointed he will shorten the days.


Jesus commanded: Come out of the man you unclean spirit!


He spoke about the tree that no man would ever eat fruit from it from that day forward.


He sighed deeply in his spirit and said: Why does this generation seek a sign? I tell you truly no sign will be given to this generation.


The spirit seizes him and slams him down. He foams at the mouth and grinds his teeth. I asked your disciples to cast it out but they could not do it.


Some seed fell among the thorns. The thorns grew up and choked it so it could yield no fruit.


While they sat and ate Jesus said: Truly I tell you, one of you will betray me, even he that eats with me.


Teacher, Moses wrote that if a man's brother die, and leave a wife behind him, and leave no child, that his brother should take his wife, and raise up seed for his brother.


He said: When someone invites you to enter into a house, stay there until you leave.


They forgot to take bread and they only had one loaf with them in the boat.


Many that are first will be last and the last first.


They reasoned with one another saying: We have no bread.


Suddenly the crowd saw him and ran to him to greet him.


They brought the boy to him. Suddenly the spirit threw him into convulsions. He fell on the ground rolled around and foamed at the mouth.


And every evening he left the city.


He ordered them to be aware of the leaven of the Pharisees and the leaven of Herod.


The second took her, and died, leaving no seed behind him. The third also died without leaving a seed.


He continued: He who has ears to hear let him hear.


He left them and boarded the boat and departed to the other side.


There were seven brothers the first took a wife, and dying left no seed.


Some of the scribes sitting there reasoned in their hearts:


Jerusalem, Idumaea, beyond the Jordan, and from Tyre and Sidon. These people heard the great things he did and came to him.


Hail King of the Jews! They shouted at him.


Jesus healed many who were sick with various diseases. He cast out many demons. Knowing them he would not permit the demons to speak.


The chief priests and the scribes heard it, and sought how they might destroy him. They feared him because the crowd was astonished at his teaching.


Jesus took him by the hand and lifted him up.


He asked them: What are you talking about?


He earnestly implored him not to send the spirits away out of the country.


Then Jesus said: What is your name? He answered: My name is Legion because there are a great number of us.


He asked his disciples to have a small boat ready because the crowd might press too close to him.


They struck his head with a reed and spat on him. They bowed their knees in false adoration to him.


The Son of man goes even as it is written of him. Woe to that man through whom the Son of man is betrayed! It would have been better if he had not been born.


Later Simon and the others went out to find him.


The seven left no seed. The woman also died.


A huge crowd of people from all over Capernaum gathered outside to watch.


Instantly the leprosy disappeared and man was healed.


Peter remembered and said: Teacher look, the fig tree that you cursed is withered away.


He replied: We must go to other towns. I will preach to them too. I came for this purpose.


In the house the disciples asked him again about this matter.


Then he asked: Do you not understand this illustration? How will you understand any of the illustrations?


The superscription of his accusation was written on a board above his head, THE KING OF THE JEWS.


He let them do it. Then the unclean spirits came out and went into the pigs. The herd went rushing down a sharp slope into the sea. About two thousand of them died in the sea.


The unclean spirits fell down before him and cried: You are the Son of God.


Which is easier to say to the sick man your sins are forgiven or take your bed and walk?


He commanded them not to make him known.


He said to them: It is one of the twelve, he that dips with me in the dish.


Jesus then said: O faithless generation. How long will I be with you? How long must I put up with you? Bring him to me.


But others said: It is Elijah. And others said: It is a prophet, like one of the prophets.


Having eyes, do you not see? Having ears, do you not hear? And do you not remember?


There was a large herd of pigs feeding on the mountainside.


Do not talk to anyone along the way. Take the offering the Law of Moses requires for those healed of leprosy. That way everyone will have proof of your healing.


When the scribes of the Pharisees saw he was eating with the tax collectors and sinners they asked his disciples: Why does he take food and drink with such men?


Jesus asked his father: How long has this been going on? He said: Since he was a child.


He got up, took the bed and went out before them all. They were all filled with wonder. They gave glory to God and said we have never seen anything like this.


These are they by the wayside where the word is sown. When they have heard; Satan comes and takes away the word that has been sown in them.


He took a cup, and when he had given praise, he gave it to them and they all had a drink from it.


They were greatly astonished! So they asked him: Who can be saved?


He went to Synagogues in every part of Galilee, preaching and driving out evil spirits.


They said to him: By what authority do you do these things? Or who gave you authority to do these things?


He wrote this commandment because of your hard hearts, Jesus replied.


He is not the God of the dead but of the living. You are greatly mistaken.


They feared the people. If we say from men the people would not like it because they all thought John was a true prophet.


Jesus said to Peter: I tell you that before the rooster crows twice tonight, you will say three times that you do not know me.


The tribulation in these days will be greater then there has ever been from the beginning of God's creation until now, and never shall be.


If any man has ears to hear, let him hear.


Peter declared to him: Even though all shall leave you I will not.


After they mocked him, they took the purple off of him, and put his own garments on him. They led him out to impale him.


When they came to Jesus they saw the man who had been demon possessed. He was fully clothed and in full use of his senses. So they were afraid.


The two shall become one flesh. They are no longer two, but one flesh.


When Jesus saw the people he ordered the unclean spirit to come out of him. He commanded the spirit that caused the loss of voice and hearing to leave and never return to him.


Get up and take your bed, and go to your house.


They pleaded with Jesus: Send us into the pigs!


When he entered the house away from the crowd his disciples asked him to explain.


They tried to capture him but feared the crowd. They perceived that he spoke the illustration against them. So they left him and went away.


What did Moses command you? Jesus asked.


The sower sows the word.


So many people gathered that there was no room left even by the door. Jesus was speaking God's word to them.


Learn the illustration of the fig tree. When her branch is tender and she sprouts leaves you know summer is near.


He entered Jerusalem and went to the temple. When evening came he went with the twelve to Bethany.'


They informed him: Everyone is asking for you.


(For the Pharisees, and all the Jews, do not eat until they wash their hands. They practice the tradition of the elders.)


Their keepers ran off to the town to tell others what happened. People came to see what had taken place.


No man puts a patch of new cloth on an old coat. The new, by pulling away from the old, makes a worse hole.


coveting, wickedness, deceit, loose conduct, envy, slander, pride, and foolishness.


Jesus replied: Will the friends of a newly married man practice fasting while he is with them? As long as they have him with them they will not go without food.


The Scripture was fulfilled, which says, He was numbered with transgressors.


In the resurrection whose wife shall she be of them? For each of the seven had her as wife.


There is the word sown among the thorns. These have heard the word,


He answered: I see men. They look like trees walking.


No man puts new wine into old wineskins. The skins will burst and the wine and the skins will be wasted. New wine has to be put into new wine skins.


Herod said: It is John whom I beheaded, raised from the dead.


The Pharisees and the scribes asked: Why do your disciples not walk according to the tradition of the elders. Instead they eat their bread with defiled hands?


When they come from the marketplace they wash themselves before they eat. They follow many other rules. They wash their cups, and brass pots, and other vessels.


Those who passed by blasphemed him, wagging their heads, and saying, ha! You who destroy the temple, and build it in three days,


There is nothing hidden unless it should be made known. Nothing is made secret that should come to light.


Jesus went with him. A great crowd followed him and they pressed very close to him.


He will send the angels to gather together his anointed from the four winds, from one end of the earth to the other end of heaven.


They watched to see if he would heal him on the Sabbath day. Then they might have something against him.


He wondered at their unbelief. Then he went around to the villages teaching.


They said: Moses allowed us to write a certificate of divorce and send her away.


He said to her: Let the children be fed first. It is not proper to take the children's bread and cast it to the dogs.


And the seven loaves among the four thousand, how many baskets full of broken pieces did you bring back? And they told him: Seven.


Be alert for I have told you all things beforehand.


He taught them many things by illustrations and said to them:


It was Herod's birthday. He invited his lords, the military commanders, and the prominent men of Galilee to supper.


When I broke the five loaves among the five thousand how many baskets full of broken pieces did you up bring back? They answered: Twelve.


Jesus sent him away and warned him. Go directly to the priest and let him examine you.


John said to Herod: It is not lawful for you to have your brother's wife.


He took Peter, James and John with him. He was very distressed and troubled.


Those who led the way and those who followed cried: Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in Jehovah's name! (Psalm 118:26)


Also present was Judas Iscariot, who also betrayed him. Then he went into a house.


The same is so of the word sown upon the rocky places. When they have heard the word and receive it with joy,


Jesus taught in the synagogue on the Sabbath. Many were astonished when they heard him. They asked: Where did this man get these things? What is the wisdom given to this man and how did he perform these mighty works by his hands?


Those who represent that sown upon the good soil hear the word and accept it. They bear fruit, thirty fold, and sixty fold, and a hundred fold.


This was from Jehovah and it is marvelous in our eyes? (Psalm 118:23)


After I am raised up, I will go before you to Galilee.


During the season he sent a servant to the field workers that he might receive the fruits of the vineyard.


A woman whose little daughter had an evil spirit heard about Jesus. She went to him and bowed down.


The stars will fall from heaven and the powers that are in the heavens will be shaken.


But the man gave a public account of his healing everywhere he went. Soon crowds surrounded Jesus and he could not enter a town publicly. He had to stay in secluded places and people continued to come to him.


they have no root in themselves, but endure for a while. They stumble when tribulation or persecution arise.


No one can enter into the house of the strong man and steal his property unless he first captures the strong man. Then he will steal his property.


He went into the house of God when Abiathar was high priest. David took the holy bread for food and gave to his companions. Only the priests may take the holy bread.


go into the village that is nearby. As soon as you enter it you will find a colt tied there. No man has ever sat on that colt. Untie him and bring him.


But Herod feared John. He knew he was a righteous and holy man so he kept him safe. That is why he listened to John but was perplexed.


Just as he got out of the boat a man with an unclean spirit came to him from the tombs.


The woman was a Greek Syrophoenician by race. She wanted him to drive out the demon out of her daughter.


Jesus said: I am concerned for these people because they continue with me now three days, and have nothing to eat.


Often it casts him into the fire and into the water to destroy him. If you can do anything have compassion on us and help us.


He said: Do you not know of what David did when he needed food for himself and his companions?


To love him with all the heart, and with all understanding, and with total strength, and to love his neighbor as himself, is much more than all the whole burnt offerings and sacrifices.


Those who saw the event gave a full account of what happened to the man, the evil spirits and the pigs.


Jesus called them to him and spoke to them in illustrations. He asked: How could Satan cast out Satan?


He said to the man: Get up and come forward.


Entering the boat, the man who had been possessed with demons asked that he might be allowed to travel with him.


He who has, to him it will be given. He who has not, from him will be taken even that which he has.


If any man has ears to hear, let him hear.


He held the blind man's hand and led him out of the village. Then he spit on his eyes and laid his hands on him. He asked him: Do you see?


The baptism of John was it from heaven or from men? Give me an answer.


They beat him and sent him away empty.


He went away and told others in Decapolis what great things Jesus had done for him. They all marveled.


They told him: John the Baptist and others say Elijah. Some say you are one of the prophets.


They asked Jesus to leave their country.


He said: Do you not yet understand?


When the daughter of Herodias danced for Herod and his guests, she pleased him so much he promised her anything she desired.


He pleaded with him saying: My little daughter is at the point of death. Please come and lay your hands on her that she will be healed and live.


All these evil things come from within and defile the man.


But those field workers said among themselves: This is the heir let us kill him and the inheritance shall be ours.


But the days will come when the husband will be taken away from them. Then they will fast.


As he sowed some seed fell by the road and the birds came and devoured it.


Peter answered even more strongly: I will never say that, even if I have to die with you! All the other disciples said the same thing.


Truly I say to you, I will take no more of the fruit of the vine till the day when I take it new in the kingdom of God.


If any one questions why you do this say: 'The Lord has need of him.' Immediately he will send it here.


The colt was brought to Jesus. They laid their garments on him and Jesus sat on him.


Then he replied: Thanks to your answer you may leave for the demon has gone out of your daughter.


Suddenly Jesus recognized that power issued from him. He turned to the crowd and asked: Who touched my garments?


She went to her house and found the child on the bed with the demon gone.


Peter said to Jesus: Teacher it is good for us to be here. Let us make three tabernacles, one for you, one for Moses, and one for Elijah.


Last of all he sent his son saying: 'They will respect my son.'


Jesus said: I will ask you one question. Give me an answer, and I will say by what authority I do these things.


When a house is divided against itself it will not be able to stand.


He sleeps and gets up night and day until the plants grow though he has no idea how.


If I send them away to their houses with no food they will be weak and faint. Some of them have a long way to go.


Again he sent another servant and they treated him shamefully and wounded him in the head.


He made the people sit on the ground. Then he took the seven loaves and gave thanks. He gave the broken bread to his disciples and they served the people.


The earth gives fruit by itself. First comes the leaf, then the head, then full grain.


Sadducees say that there is no resurrection. They came to him to ask a question:


The Pharisees said: Why are they doing what it is not right to do on the Sabbath?


They told them what Jesus said and they let them go.


Many spread their garments along the way. Others spread branches, which they cut from the fields.


They captured him and killed him. Then they cast his body out of the vineyard.


The spirit cried out and shook the child violently. It came out and the child became like a dead person. Most of them said: He is dead.


At once she went to the king and asked: Will you give me the head of John the Baptist on a platter.


He pledged to her, Whatever you ask of me, I will give it to you, up to half of my kingdom.


He sent another and they killed him. He sent many others and some were beaten and some were killed.


He was living in the tombs. No man was able to bind him even with a chain.


Elijah and Moses appeared before them. They were talking with Jesus.


Often he was bound in chains and iron bands but he would break them. No man was strong enough to keep him still.


When the grain is ready he immediately sends men to cut it, because the time for cutting has come.


She answered: Yes Lord, even the dogs under the table eat from the children's crumbs.


If Satan has risen up against himself, he is divided, cannot stand and will come to an end.


They came down the mountain. He warned them not to tell anyone what they had seen until after the Son of man had risen from the dead.


They found a colt tied at the door in the open street and they untied it.


She said: If I touch his garments I shall be made whole.


She asked her mother, What should I ask? And the mother said: The head of John the Baptist.


He sat on the Mount of Olives opposite the temple. Peter, James, John and Andrew asked him privately:


Those who stood there asked why are you untying the colt?


Be on guard for they will deliver you up to courts. You will be beaten in the meeting places. You will be taken before governors and kings for a testimony to them for my sake.


She suffered treatment from many physicians but did not become better. She spent all her money and grew worse.


He asked them: Is the lamp placed under a bushel, or under a bed, and not on the stand?


When a kingdom is divided against itself that kingdom cannot stand.


They had some small fish. After blessing them he had them serve the people in the same way.


He sent him to his home saying: Do not enter into the village.


His disciples answered, How could we get enough bread in this desolate place?


Peter and the others were afraid and they did not know what to say.


Some of those who stood by said: He is calling Elijah.


When his disciples heard this they took his corpse and laid it in a tomb.


They led Jesus away to the high priest. The chief priests, elders and scribes came together with him.


He laid his hands on his eyes again and his vision was fully restored, he saw everything clearly.


He commanded them not to tell any man.


The king was very sorry. Even so he kept his promise to her. He did not turn her down. This also showed his dinner guests he was a man of his word.


His disciples said to him: You see all these people around you and you ask who touched me?


He returned to find them sleeping. He said to Peter, Simon why do you sleep? Could you not watch for one hour?


What do you want with us Jesus of Nazareth? Have you come to destroy us? I know who you are. You are the Holy One of God!


Immediately the flow of her blood dried up. She felt in her body that she was healed of her affliction.


He said: What illustration should we use to picture the kingdom of God? What story will make it clear?


Jesus responded: How much bread do you have? They said: Seven loaves.


The voice of one crying in the wilderness, prepare the way of Jehovah (YHWH), make his paths straight. (Isaiah 40:3)


They fled from the tomb, for trembling and astonishment had come on them. They said nothing to anyone for they were afraid.


Again he went to the seaside and all the people followed him. So he taught them.


The centurion who stood nearby heard him cry out his last breath. Then he said: Truly this man was the Son of God!


They will see the Son of man coming in the clouds with great power and glory.


For Herod captured John and locked him in prison for the sake of Herodias his wife. She was his brother Philip's wife before he married her.


Jesus said: See these great buildings? Not one stone will be left upon another. They will all be thrown down.


Suddenly they saw no one near them except Jesus.


Jesus told them: You would all be turned away from me. It is written, I will put the keeper of the sheep to death, and the sheep will be put to flight.


Be awake (beware) (be cautious and active), watch (perceive) and pray, for you do not know the time.


Truly I tell you, he who does not receive the kingdom of God like a little child shall not enter it.


When he was alone his followers including the twelve asked about the illustrations.


He looked at them and was angry. He was also sad on account of their hard hearts. He said to the man: Stretch out your hand. He stretched it out and his hand was healed.


He brought his head on a platter and gave it to the young lady. In turn she gave it to her mother.


He told them come into a secluded place and rest a while. For there were many people coming and going and they had no leisure time.


Suddenly in the synagogue there was a man with an unclean spirit. He screamed:


That evening at sunset many sick and demon-possessed people were presented to Jesus.


Chief priests and scribes approached him at the Temple in Jerusalem.


When he taught, he said: Is it not written, my house shall be called a house of prayer for all the nations? But you have made it a den of robbers.


Still teaching in the temple Jesus said: Do the scribes say that the Christ is the son of David?


The twelve included Simon whom he surnamed Peter,


Suddenly, as he spoke, Judas one of the twelve arrived. A great crowd with swords and spears were with him. They were from the chief priests, scribes and elders.


After a song of praise to God they went to the Mount of Olives.


It is not so among you. Whoever would become great among you, shall be your minister (servant) (attendant).


That which comes out of the man defiles the man.


He said: Daughter your faith has made you whole. Go in peace and be healed of your affliction.


(spurious, but included in King James Version, Where the worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched.)


He was reclining at the meal in his house. Several tax collectors and sinners were at the table with Jesus and his disciples. There were a great number of them, and they came after him.


Go tell his disciples and Peter that he goes before you into Galilee. There you will see him just as he told you.


Listen, the sower went out to sow.


People from the province of Judea and the city of Jerusalem went out to hear John. They confessed their sins and he baptized them in the Jordan River.


Pilate questioned him: Are you the king of the Jews? Jesus answered: You say so.


Jesus told him: Go your way; your faith has made you whole. And immediately he received his sight, and followed him in the way.


Nation will rise against nation and kingdom against kingdom. There will be earthquakes in various places. There will be famines. These things are the beginning of pain (sorrow) (trouble).


The scribe said to him: It is true teacher you've said it well that he is one and there is no one else besides him.


Peter was still in the courtyard when one of the High Priest's servant women came by.


Jesus went with his disciples to the sea. A great crowed from Galilee followed. They were also from Judaea,


A young man followed him. He was wearing a linen cloth over his naked body. They tried to grab him.


John was clothed in camel's hair with a leather belt about his loins. He ate locusts and wild honey.


Jairus, a ruler of the synagogue, saw Jesus and fell at his feet.


but the cares of the world, the deceitfulness of riches, and the lusts for other things enter in and choke the word. So it becomes unfruitful.


For when they shall rise from the dead, they neither marry, nor are given in marriage; but are as angels in heaven.


Salt is good. If it loses its saltiness how can you make it salty again? Have the salt or seasoning of friendship among yourselves, and live in peace with one another.


They entered the tomb. They were amazed at what they saw. A young man dressed in a white robe was sitting on the right side of the tomb.


He laid his hands upon a few sick and healed them. Otherwise he did no mighty work there.


Moved with compassion Jesus touched him. I want to, he said. Be healed!


So that seeing they may see and not perceive. And hearing they may hear and not understand. Otherwise they might repent and be forgiven.


It is a fact that the dead will be raised again. Have you not read the account of the burning bush in the book of Moses? Did you notice how God spoke to him, saying: I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob?


I tell you sins will be forgiven of the sons of men, and their evil talk will be forgiven.


Likewise, also the chief priests mocked among themselves with the scribes said, He saved others. He cannot save himself.


He used to release one prisoner at the feast. This was done by request.


The Son of man is lord even of the Sabbath.


If your eye causes you to stumble, cast it out. It is good for you to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be destroyed in the ever-burning trash fires in the valley of Hinnom.


He bought a linen cloth, and taking him down, wound him in the linen cloth. Then he laid him in a tomb that had been cut out of a rock. He rolled a stone against the door of the tomb.


It is easier for a camel to go through a needle's eye, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.


Let the Christ, the King of Israel, come down from the stake that we may see and believe him. Those who were impaled with him also mocked him.


Joseph of Arimathaea was a prominent council member who also was looking for the Kingdom of God. He boldly approached Pilate and asked for Jesus' body.


Tell us when will these things be? What will be the sign when these things are all about to be accomplished?


Nothing that goes into a person from the outside can make him unclean. That which comes from inside of a man can make him unclean.


So you may see that the Son of man has authority to forgive sins on earth, he said to the man:


Watch therefore for you do not know when the lord of the house comes. It could be in the evening, at midnight or in the morning (when the cock crows).


The stone was very big. Looking up, they saw that the stone was rolled back.


Jesus said to them: A prophet is not without honor except in his own country, among his own people and in his own house.


When we go to Jerusalem the Son of man will be turned over to the chief priests and the scribes. They will condemn him to death and hand him over to the people of the nations.


He awoke from sleep and commanded the wind and sea. He commanded the sea to be at peace and rest. And he commanded the wind to go down and there was a great calm.


When you hear of wars and rumors (reports) of wars do not be troubled. These things must come to pass, but the end is not yet.


He said to them: I am very sorrowful to the point of death. Stay here with me and watch.


Jesus warned them: Take heed that no man lead you astray.


They devour widows' houses and for pretence make long prayers. These shall receive greater condemnation.


They were instructed to take nothing for their journey, with the exception of a walking staff.


Then he said: Be careful what you listen to. That which is portioned out by you might be portioned to you and more.


The veil of the temple was torn in two from the top to the bottom.


They said: Not during the feast for it might cause the people to riot.


Truly I tell you everywhere the good news is preached through out the whole world, that which this woman has done will be spoken of for a memorial of her.


While he yet spoke they came from the ruler of the synagogue's house. They said: Your daughter is dead. Do not trouble the teacher.


He was in back of the boat sleeping on a cushion. They woke him. They said: Master is it nothing to you that we are in danger of destruction?


He called the crowd again and said: Listen and understand!


Judas Iscariot, one of the twelve, went away to the chief priests, that he might betray Jesus to them.


Some spit on him and covering his face they gave him blows. Guess who hit you, they said. The leaders took him and beat him with their hands.


It is because it does not go into his heart, but into his stomach and is eliminated? All foods are clean.


Peter said to him: We have left all and followed you.


The people were all amazed and questioned. What is this? What new doctrine is this? He has authority over the unclean spirits, and they obey him.


For every one will be salted with fire.


It was the third hour. They impaled him.


Brother shall deliver up brother to death, and the father his child; and children shall rise up against parents, and cause them to be put to death.


After impaling him, they divided his garments among themselves, casting lots for them.


It is similar to a man traveling to another country. He leaves his house and gives authority to his servants to do the work. He commands them to watch.


Their fear was great. They said to themselves: Who is this, that even the wind and the sea obey his orders?


But Jesus did not listen. He said to the ruler of the synagogue believe and do not fear.


Truly I tell you, this generation will not pass away until all these things are accomplished.


If any man will say to you here is the Christ or there is the Christ do not believe it.


They offered him wine mixed with myrrh to drink, but he did not take it.


Looking up to heaven he sighed and said to him: Ephphatha, that is, be opened.


Andrew, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Thomas, James the son of Alphaeus, Thaddaeus, Simon the Cananaean.


When someone will not listen to you leave that house and shake off the dust under your feet for a testimony to the householder.


He went forward a little ways and fell on the ground to pray. He prayed that if it were possible the hour might pass from him.


A great windstorm came up and the waves came into the boat.


Jesus told him: Go to your house and to your friends and tell them about the great things God did for you and how he had mercy on you.


They will mock him, spit on him, and scourge him. Then they will kill him. After three days he will rise again.


After this two of them saw him in another form as they walked, on their way into the country.


Many will come in my name (Greek: onoma: claiming my authority), saying, I am he; and will lead many astray.


For whoever does the will of God, the same is my brother, and sister, and mother.


He sent two of his disciples into the city. He said: Meet a man bearing a pitcher of water and follow him.


Jesus said: Let her alone. Why do you trouble her? She did a good thing to me.


They completed the crossing to the land of Gennesaret and anchored by the shore.


When his own people heard of this they went to apprehend him. They said: He has lost his senses.


He turned around and looked at his disciples. Then he rebuked Peter saying: Get behind me Satan for you do not pay attention to the things of God. You tend to the things of men.


Then he looked up to heaven and blessed the food. He took the five loaves and the two fishes, and broke the loaves into pieces and gave them to his disciples. He also divided the two fishes. He gave the food to his disciples to serve to the people.


For whoever is not against us is on our side.


They brought him to the place called Golgotha. This means the place of a skull.


It is like a grain of mustard seed. When it is planted in the earth it is smaller than all the seeds on the earth.


Jesus cried out with a loud voice, and breathed his last breath of life.


This ointment might have been sold for more than three hundred denarii. And the money could have been given to the poor. They scolded her.


What I say to you I say to all, be on the watch (be vigilant) (stay awake) (be circumspect) (attentive and ready)!


James the son of Zebedee, John the brother of James surnamed Boanerges, which is, Sons of thunder:


(For the worm does not die and the fire is not quenched. Questionable passage.)


He spoke only with illustrations. However he made all things clear to his disciples in private.


He came a third time and said to them: Sleep and take your rest. It is enough the hour has come. Look, the Son of man is betrayed into the hands of sinners!


Some were very indignant over this. They asked, What was the purpose of this waste of ointment?


When they heard that he was alive and she had seen him they did not believe it.


He saw that they were tired of rowing for the wind was against them. It was the fourth watch of the night. He walked on the sea and was about to pass them.


We heard him say, I will destroy this temple that is made with hands, and in three days I will build another made without hands.


Jesus spoke openly about this. Peter took him aside and rebuked him.


He spoke the word to them with many illustrations as long as they were able to listen.


Jesus replied: Is it not for this cause that you err? You do not know the scriptures or the power of God.


He allowed only Peter, James, and John the brother of James to follow him.


They asked each other who will roll away the stone from the door of the tomb?


Jesus responded to him: What do you want me to do for you? The blind man said to him: Teacher I want to receive my sight!


Late in the day his disciples approached him. They said: The day is almost over and we are in a secluded place.


When he heard that it was Jesus the Nazarene, he cried: Jesus, son of David, have mercy on me!


Then a rooster crowed. Peter remembered what Jesus said: Before the rooster crows two times, you will deny me three times. He broke down and cried.


He came and found them asleep again. They did not know what to say to him.


When Jesus saw that he answered intelligently he said to him: You are not far from the kingdom of God. No man dared ask any questions after that.


They went away in the boat to a secluded place.


He said: Why are you full of fear? Do you have no faith?


Barabbas, a rebel and a murderer was available for this purpose.


He replied: Do you not understand? Do you not know that which goes into the man from the outside cannot defile him?


He told the people: The man who comes after me is greater than I am. I am not worthy to stoop down and untie his shoes.


Looking around Jesus said to his disciples: It is hard for those who have riches to enter into the kingdom of God!


Immediately the twelve-year old girl rose up and walked. And they were promptly amazed with a great amazement.


They filled a sponge full of vinegar, put it on a reed, and gave it to him to drink. Then they said let him be. Let us see whether Elijah comes to take him down.


One of those who were near took out his sword and gave the servant of the high priest a blow, cutting off his ear.


They passed by in the morning and saw the fig tree withered away from the roots.


They brought a deaf man with an impediment in his speech to him and asked him to lay his hands on him.


When he entered a village or city in the marketplaces or the country the sick tried to touch the border of his garment and be healed.


He took the child by the hand and said to her: Talitha cumi. Which means when interpreted, little girl I say to you arise.


He put a little child in the middle of them and taking him in his arms he said to them:


Pilate wondered if he were already dead. So he summoned the centurion and asked him about the death.


Mary Magdalene and Mary, the mother of Joses, saw where he was laid.


Have you not read this Scripture: 'The stone the builders rejected was made the chief corner stone.' (Psalm 118:22, 23)


So when you see these things happening you know that he is near, even at the doors.


She told those who had been with him, for they mourned and wept.


They were glad to hear it and promised to give him money. He looked for ways how he might conveniently deliver Jesus to them.


save yourself, and come down from the stake!


If your foot causes you to stumble, cut it off. It is good for you to enter into life with only one foot, rather than having two feet to be cast into the ever-burning fires of Hinnom. (Greek: Gehenna: symbolic of total destruction)


Jesus took him aside from the crowd privately, and put his fingers into his ears, and he spat, and touched his tongue.


The chief priests accused him of many things.


A crowd was sitting around him. They said to him: Look your mother and you brother are outside looking for you.


He entered and said: Why all the commotion and why do you weep. The child is not dead but sleeps.


They were beside themselves with amazement saying: He makes even the deaf hear and the dumb speak.


You do not know what you ask, Jesus replied. Are you able to drink the cup that I drink? Are you able to be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with?


David called him Lord. How is it that he is his son? The people were pleased with what he said.


He who betrayed him gave them a sign. He told them the one I kiss is the one to capture and take away safely.


Where he leads you say to the master of the house: The Teacher says where is my guest-chamber? Where I shall eat the Passover with my disciples?


One of the people answered him: Teacher I brought my son who is unable to talk because of a spirit.


The people from all the cities knew they were going and they ran together on foot to arrive ahead of them.


Whoever would be first among you, shall be servant of all.


They thought about it among themselves saying: If we say from heaven he will say why did you not have faith in him?


But to sit on my right hand or on my left hand is not mine to give. It is for them for whom it has been prepared.


who, when he was in Galilee, followed him and served him. Many other women came up with him to Jerusalem.


They said nothing because they had had an argument between themselves about who was the greatest.


They took him with them on the boat and left the people. Other boats were with him also.


They all gave out of their surplus. She gave out of her poverty. She gave all that she owned, all her living.


When the ten heard it they were indignant with James and John.


They demand the front seats in the synagogues and prominent places at feasts.


He told his disciples: Truly I tell you this poor widow gave more then all the others who gave to the collection box.


The chief priests influenced the crowd, that he should release Barabbas to them instead.


He was on the shore at the beginning of evening and the boat was in the midst of the sea.


Peter followed him at a distance. He followed into the court of the high priest. He was sitting with the officers staying warm by the fire.


The house of the ruler of the synagogue was filled with commotion. Many were weeping and wailing.


He answered them: Who is my mother and who is my brother?


But Jesus said: Do not stop him, for there is no one who will do a mighty work in my name, and be able quickly to speak evil of me.


But when it is planted it grows and becomes taller than all the plants. It grows out great branches so that the birds of heaven are able to take rest in its shade.


What should I do with the one you call the King of the Jews? Pilate asked.


I was with you every day in the Temple teaching and you did not take me. This is done so that the scriptures will be fulfilled.


Looking at the people who sat around him he said: Behold, my mother and my brother!


We have heard his words against God. What is your opinion? They all said he should be put to death.


Rise up and let us go. He that betrays me is near.


They went to tell the rest. They didn't believe them, either.


(The same wording as verse 44, spurious: Tischendorf's Spurious Passages)


His ears were opened. His tongue was freed and he spoke plainly.


Now the chief priests and the whole council looked for witness against Jesus to put him to death. They found none.


When he arrived he went straight to him and said: Master and kissed him.


He replied: You give them food to eat. They asked: Should we buy two hundred shillings' worth of bread to feed them?


He commanded them to sit down by groups upon the green grass.


They grabbed him and took him away.


The woman was afraid and trembled. Knowing what happened she fell down before him, and told him the truth.


Pilate again asked him: Do you not answer? See how many things they testify against you!


When they saw him walking on the sea they thought it was a spirit (an illusion) and screamed.


He gave them firm orders not to tell any man about this. Then he commanded that she be given something to eat.


Peter denied it again. Later the bystanders accused Peter again saying: You cannot deny that you are one of them, because you, too, are from Galilee.


He denied it. I do not know and I do not understand what you are talking about, he answered. He went out into the passageway.


He entered the boat and the wind ceased. They were truly amazed.


Again he went away and prayed, and spoke the same words.


What should a man give in exchange for his life?


Then Peter said: I swear I am telling the truth! May God punish me if I lie! I do not know the man you are talking about!


They said to him: Allow us to sit next to you in your glory. One could sit on your right hand, and one on your left hand.


They told Jesus We have no idea. Jesus said to them: I should not say to you by what authority I do these things.


Pilate answered them, saying: Do you want me to release to you the King of the Jews?


They laughed him to scorn. He sent them all out of the house. Then he took the father, mother and his companions and went to the child.


They all saw him and were troubled. Suddenly he spoke to them: Be of good cheer. It is I do not fear.


The crowd cried aloud and asked him to do as he always did for them.


Jesus told them not to tell anyone. The more he told them not to talk the more they talked.


They cried out: Impale him!


They said: We are able. Jesus replied: The cup that I drink you will drink; and with the baptism that I am baptized you will be baptized.


Pilate said: Why, what evil has he done? But they cried out exceedingly, Impale him!


Many rebuked him that he should keep quiet. However he cried out even more: You son of David have mercy on me.


They collected twelve baskets full of broken pieces of bread and fishes.


Jesus said: Have you come out as against a thief with swords and sticks to take me?


One person falsely witnessed against him by saying:


Send them away that they may go to the country and villages nearby and buy themselves something to eat.


Setting aside his garment, he sprang up, and came to Jesus.


He asked: What do you want me to do for you?


Jesus stood still and said: You call him. They called the blind man saying to him, Be of good cheer: rise, he calls you.


He said Find out how many loaves you have? When they knew they said Five loaves and two fishes.


The high priest stood in the middle of them, and said to Jesus: Do you not answer? What is it these say against you?


Many gave false witness against him. But their witness was not in agreement.


When the centurion confirmed it he granted the body to Joseph.


Violently parting his robes, the high priest said: What need do we have for more witnesses?


But they got a hold of the linen cloth and he fled naked.


They sat down in groups of hundreds, and fifties.


The servant woman saw him there and told bystanders, He is one of them!


When she saw Peter warming himself, she looked at him and said: You were with Jesus of Nazareth.


He looked around to see the woman who had done this thing.


They were wherever he was in the whole region. They carried the sick on their beds to him.


The people saw him as soon as they left the boat.


Even so their witness did not agree.