Luke 18:1 And he put forth a similitude vnto the signifyinge that men ought alwayes to praye and not to be wery Luke 18:2 sayinge: Ther was a Iudge in a certayne cite which feared not god nether regarded man.
Of the importunate widow.
Luke 18:3 And ther was a certayne wedowe in the same cite which came vnto him sayinge: avenge me of myne adversary. Luke 18:4 And he wolde not for a whyle. But afterwarde he sayd vnto him selfe: though I feare not God nor care for man Luke 18:5 yet because this wedowe troubleth me I will avenge her lest at the laste she come and hagge on me. Luke 18:6 And the lorde sayd: heare what the vnrightewes Iudge sayeth. Luke 18:7 And shall not god avenge his electe which crye daye and nyght vnto him ye though he differre them? Luke 18:8 I tell you he will avenge them and that quickly. Neverthelesse when the sonne of man cometh suppose ye that he shall fynde faithe on the erthe.
Of the Pharisee and the publican.
Luke 18:9 And he put forthe this similitude vnto certayne which trusted in the selves yt they were perfecte and despysed other. Luke 18:10 Two men went vp into ye teple to praye: ye one a pharise and the other a publican. Luke 18:11 The pharise stode and prayed thus wt him selfe. God I thanke the yt I am not as other men are extorsioners vniuste advoutrers or as this publican. Luke 18:12 I fast twyse in ye weke. I geve tythe of all that I possesse. Luke 18:13 And the publican stode afarre of and wolde not lyfte vp his eyes to heven but smote his brest sayinge: God be mercyfull to me a synner. Luke 18:14 I tell you: this ma departed hoe to his housse iustified moore then the other. For every man that exalteth him selfe shalbe brought low: And he yt hubleth him selfe shalbe exalted
Children brought to Christ.
Luke 18:15 They brought vnto him also babes yt he shuld touche the. When his disciples sawe that they rebuked the. Luke 18:16 But Iesus called the vnto him and sayde: Suffre chyldren to come vnto me and forbidde the not. For of soche is ye kyngdome of God. Luke 18:17 Verely I saye vnto you: whosoever receaveth not the kyngdome of God as a chylde: he shall not enter therin.
A ruler that would follow Christ, but is hindered by his riches.
Luke 18:18 And a certayne ruler axed him sayinge: Good Master: what ought I to do to obtayne eternall lyfe? Luke 18:19 Iesus sayd vnto him: Why callest thou me good? No man is good save God only. Luke 18:20 Thou knowest ye comaundmentes: Thou shalt not commit advoutry: thou shalt not kyll: thou shalt not steale: thou shalt not beare false witnes: Honoure thy father and thy mother. Luke 18:21 And he sayde: all these have I kept from my youthe. Luke 18:22 When Iesus hearde that he sayde vnto him: Yet lackest thou one thinge. Sell all that thou hast and distribute it vnto the poore and thou shalt have treasure in heven and come and folowe me. Luke 18:23 When he heard that he was hevy: for he was very ryche. Luke 18:24 When Iesus sawe him morne he sayde: with what difficulte shall they that have ryches enter into the kyngdome of God: Luke 18:25 it is easyer for a camell to goo thorow a nedles eye then for a ryche man to enter into the kyngdome of God. Luke 18:26 Then sayde they that hearde that: And who shall then be saved? Luke 18:27 And he sayde: Thinges which are vnpossible with men are possible with God.
The reward of them that leave all for his sake.
Luke 18:28 Then Peter sayde: Loo we have lefte all and have folowed the. Luke 18:29 And he sayde vnto them: Verely I saye vnto you ther is noo man that leaveth housse other father and mother other brethren or wyfe or chyldren for the kyngdome of Goddes sake Luke 18:30 which same shall not receave moche moore in this worlde: and in the worlde to come lyfe everlastinge.
He foresheweth his death,
Luke 18:31 He toke vnto him twelve and sayde vnto them. Beholde we go vp to Ierusalem and all shalbe fulfilled that are written by ye Prophetes of the sonne of man. Luke 18:32 He shalbe delivered vnto the gentils and shalbe mocked and shalbe despytfully entreated and shalbe spetted on: Luke 18:33 and when they have scourged him they will put him to deeth and the thyrde daye he shall aryse agayne. Luke 18:34 But they vnderstode none of these thinges. And this sayinge was hid fro them. And they perceaved not the thinges which were spoken.
and restoreth a blind man to his sight.
Luke 18:35 And it came to passe as he was come nye vnto Hierico a certayne blynde man sate by the waye syde begginge. Luke 18:36 And when he hearde the people passe by he axed what it meant. Luke 18:37 And they sayde vnto him yt Iesus of Nazareth passed by. Luke 18:38 And he cryed sayinge: Iesus ye sonne of David have thou mercy on me. Luke 18:39 And they which went before rebuked him that he shuld holde his peace. But he cryed so moche the moare thou sonne of David have mercy on me. Luke 18:40 And Iesus stode styll and commaunded him to be brought vnto him. And when he was come neare he axed him Luke 18:41 sayinge: What wilt thou that I do vnto the? And he sayde: Lorde yt I maye receave my sight. Luke 18:42 Iesus sayde vnto him: receave thy sight: thy faith hath saved the. Luke 18:43 And immediatly he sawe and folowed him praysinge God. And all the people when they sawe it gave laude to God.