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CONTENTS

I. FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT

1. The Creation of the World-Genesis 1:1-25

2. The Creation of Man Genesis 1:26-31; 2:15–24

3. The Sin of Adam and Eve Genesis 3:1-19

4. Cain and Abel-Genesis 4:2-16

5. The Ark and the Flood-Genesis 6:12-14; 7:1, 12-14, 18-24

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6. The Flood Subsides—Genesis 8:6–22 .

7. The Tower of Babel-Genesis 10:32; 11:1-9

8. The Promise to Abraham-Genesis 15:1, 5-18

9. Abraham Pleads for Sodom-Genesis 18:16-33

10. Jacob's Dream-Genesis 28:10–22

11. Joseph Is Sold into Egypt-Genesis 37:13-36

12. Joseph Interprets Pharaoh's Dream-Genesis 41:25-43

13. Joseph's Brothers Journey into Egypt Genesis 42:3-29

14. Joseph Entertains His Brothers—Genesis 43:15–34 .

15. Joseph Makes Himself Known—Genesis 45

16. The Death of Jacob—Genesis 48:1–16, 21.

17. Moses and the Burning Bush-Exodus 3:1-15

18. The Passage of the Red Sea—Exodus 14:13–31 .

19. The Song of Moses—Exodus 15:1-19 .

20. The Ten Commandments-Exodus 20:1-17

21. Obedience to God's Commandments-Deuteronomy 6:1-9, 20–25

22. Forget Not the Lord Thy God-Deuteronomy 8:1–20

23. The Promised Land-Deuteronomy 11:10–28

24. Moses' Farewell Song-Deuteronomy 32:1-14

25. The Capture of Jericho—Joshua 6:6–20 .

26. The Song of Deborah and Barak-Judges 5:1-11, 24–31

27. Ruth and Naomi-Ruth 1:16–22; 2:1-12 .

28. The Lord Speaks to Samuel-I Samuel 3:1-18

29. A Shepherd Boy Chosen King-I Samuel 16:1-13

30. David and Goliath-I Samuel 17:4–9, 38–51

31. The Forbearance of David-I Samuel 24:1–20

32. David's Lament over Saul and Jonathan-11 Samuel 1:17,

19-27

33. The Prophet Rebukes the King-11 Samuel 12:1-10, 13–15.

34. The Death of Absalom-II Samuel 18:24-33

35. Solomon's Prayer for Wisdom-I Kings 3:5–15

36. The Dedication of the Temple-1 Kings 8:10–30

37. The Queen of Sheba Visits Solomon-I Kings 10:1-13

38. Elijah at Cherith and Zarephath-I Kings 17:1-16

39. Elijah and the Prophets of Baal-I Kings 18:21-39

40. Elijah and Elisha-11 Kings 2:5–15 .

41. Naaman the Leper-I1 Kings 5:1-15

42. The Trial of Job-Job 1:6–21

43. Wisdom Comes from God-Job 28:1–28 .

44. God Answers Job-Job 38:1-27

45. The Happiness of the Godly—Psalms 1 and 23

46. In Praise of the Creator—Psalms 8 and 24

47. The Glory of God—Psalm 19

48. A Prayer for Courage and Endurance-Psalm 27

49. Praise and Repentance Psalms 30:1-8; 32:1-7

50. The Greatness of God—Psalm 33 .

51. The Goodness of God-Psalm 34

52. Trust in the Lord—Psalm 37:1-19

53. I Will Take Heed to My Ways-Psalm 39

54. Faith and Obedience—Psalm 40:1-14

55. My Soul Thirsteth for GodPsalm 42

56. A Prayer for Forgiveness-Psalm 51 .

57. God Is Our Refuge—Psalms 62:5–8; 46

58. The Blessing of God—Psalm 65

59. A Prayer for MercyPsalms 77:7-15; 67

60. The House of the Lord—Psalms 84 and 122

61. The Lord Is Our Dwelling-place-Psalm 90

62. The Security of the Godly-Psalm 91

63. An Exhortation to Praise God-Psalm 92

64. A Song of Praise—Psalms 95 and 96 .

65. God Rules the World—Psalms 97; 98:1-3

66. Exalt the Lord—Psalms 99 and 100

67. Bless the Lord–Psalm 103

68. The Power of God-Psalm 104:1-24

69. The Providence of God-Psalm 105:1–24, 37-45

70. Praise the Lord for His Goodness—Psalm 107:1–22

71. God's Care of Sailors and Pioneers—Psalm 107:23–43.

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72. The Works of the Lord–Psalms 111; 112:1-7 .

73. His Mercy Endureth for Ever-Psalm 118:1–29

74. The Blessedness of the GodlyPsalm 119:1–24

75. God's All-seeing Providence—Psalm 139:1-14, 17, 18, 23, 24

76. A Song of Praise—Psalm 145 .

77. Great Is Our Lord—Psalm 147

78. Praise Ye the Lord—Psalms 148 and 150

79. Wisdom and Righteousness-Proverbs 2:1-14

80. Faith and Wisdom-Proverbs 3:1-23.

81. The Pursuit of Wisdom-Proverbs 4:1-23

82. Things Hateful to God-Proverbs 6:6–23

83. Wisdom Better than Rubies—Proverbs 8:1-17 .

84. The Way of Wisdom-Proverbs 22

85. The Virtuous Woman-Proverbs 31:10-31

86. All Is Vanity-Ecclesiastes 1:2–18

87. The Vanity of Pleasure-Ecclesiastes 2:1-15

88. A Message to the Young-Ecclesiastes 12:1-14 .

89. The Judgments of God-Isaiah 5:1-13, 18-24

90. The Prince of PeaceIsaiah 9:2–7; 11:1-10

91. The Rejoicing of the Desert-Isaiah 35 .

92. The Comfort of God's PeopleIsaiah 40:1-11 .

93. To Whom Will Ye Liken God-Isaiah 40:18–31

94. God's Blessing for the NationsIsaiah 42:1-12

95. The Kindly Care of God—Isaiah 43:1-12.

96. The Salvation of the Lord—Isaiah 51:1-11 .

97. Good Tidings-Isaiah 52:1-12

98. The Suffering ServantIsaiah 53

99. A Call to Faith and Repentance-Isaiah 55

100. The Blessings of the Faithful-Isaiah 61

101. The Fall of Belshazzar-Daniel 5:13-30

102. Daniel in the Lions' Den-Daniel 6:10–23

103. An Exhortation to Repentance-Joel 2:12-27

104. The Prophet's Inspiration-Amos 5:3-15

105. God's Requirements-Micah 6:1-8.

106. The Coming of the Messiah-Malachi 3:1-12

III. FROM THE NEW TESTAMENT

115. The Birth of John the Baptist-St. Luke 1:5–17, 57-80 144

116. Mary the Mother of Jesus-St. Luke 1:26–33, 45–55

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117. The Birth of Jesus-St. Luke 2:1, 3–20.

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118. The Homage of the Wise Men-St. Matthew 2:1-23

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119. Simeon and Anna Prophesy concerning Jesus-St. Luke

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120. The Child Jesus in the Temple-St. Luke 2:40–52

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121. The Preaching of John the Baptist-St. Luke 3:1-20 .

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122. John Baptizes Jesus-St. Matthew 3 .

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123. Fasting and Temptation of Jesus-St. Matthew 4:1-17

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124. Jesus Preaches at Nazareth-St. Luke 4:13-37

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125. Jesus and the Fishermen-St. Matthew 4:18–25; St. Luke

4:38–44

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126. The Beatitudes-St. Matthew 5:1-16

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127. The Higher Law-St. Matthew 5:17-24, 29, 30, 33-48

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128. The Lord's Prayer-St. Matthew 6:1-18

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129. God's Care for His Children-St. Matthew 6:19–34

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130. The Golden Rule-St. Matthew 7:1–14 .

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131. Sincerity and Stability-St. Matthew 7:15-27

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132. Jesus Heals the Sick-St. Matthew 8:1-15

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133. Jesus Shows His Power-St. Matthew 8:18–34 .

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134. The Forgiveness of Sins-St. Luke 5:12–32 .

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135. Jesus Sends Forth His Apostles-St. Matthew 10:1–20, 34, 38-42 171

136. Jesus and John the Baptist-St. Matthew 11:1-15, 25–30 172

137. Jesus' Teaching concerning the Sabbath-St. Matthew 12:1-21 174

138. In the Home of a Pharisee-St. Luke 7:36-50 .

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139. The Sower-St. Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 .

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140. The Growth of God's Kingdom-St. Mark 4:26-41

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141. Jesus Teaches by Parables-St. Matthew 13:44–58

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142. The Christian Martyrs Foretold-St. Matthew 10:16–26 180

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143. Jesus Walks upon the Sea-St. Matthew 14:22–36

144. True Piety-St. Matthew 15:1–20

145. Jesus and Peter-St. Matthew 16:13–27 .

146. The Transfiguration St. Luke 9:18–36.

147. Jesus Teaches Humility-St. Matthew 18:1-14

148. A Lesson in Forgiveness-St. Matthew 18:21-35

149. The Laborers in the Vineyard-St. Matthew 20:1-16

150. The Good Samaritan-St. Luke 10:25–37

151. The Parable of the Feast-St. Luke 14:7-24

152. The Lost Sheep-St. Luke 15:1-10 .

153. The Prodigal Son-St. Luke 15:11-32

154. The Rich Man and the Beggar-St. Luke 16:19–31

155. The Pharisee and the Publican-St. Luke 18:9-30

156. The Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem-St. Matthew 21:1-17 .

157. Jesus in the Temple-St. Luke 21:1-19

158. Jesus Denounces the Pharisees-St. Matthew 23:23–39

159. The Wise and the Foolish Virgins-St. Matthew 25:1-13

160. The Parable of the Talents-St. Matthew 25:14-29

161. The Last Judgment-St. Matthew 25:31-45

162. The Lord's Supper-St. Mark 14:13–26

163. Jesus before the Chief Priests—St. Mark 14:53–72

164. The Crucifixion-St. Luke 23:26–46

165. The Resurrection of Jesus-St. Mark 16

166. On the Way to Emmaus-St. Luke 24:13-35

167. Jesus' Farewell to His Disciples-St. Luke 24:36–53

168. Jesus Christ the Son of God-St. John 1:1-18 .

169. Testimony of John the Baptist-St. John 1:19–34

170. The New Birth-St. John 3:1-21

171. The Woman of Samaria-St. John 4:4–26

172. The Bread of Life-St. John 6:26–38, 47-51

173. The Good Shepherd-St. John 10:1-18 .

174. The Way, the Truth, and the Life-St. John 14:1-14

175. The Comforter Promised-St. John 14:15–31

176. The Vine and the Branches-St. John 15:1-17 .

177. Mary Magdalene at the Sepulcher-St. John 20:1-18

178. The Doubt of Thomas Overcome-St. John 20:19-31

179. The Ascension-Acts 1:1-11 .

180. The Day of Pentecost-Acts 2:1-21 .

181. The Healing of a Cripple-Acts 3:1-11; 4:5-12

182. The Boldness of Peter and John-Acts 4:13–23, 31-35

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