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183. Ananias and Sapphira-Acts 5:1-11 .

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184. The Counsel of Gamaliel-Acts 5:34-42

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185. The Stoning of Stephen-Acts 6:8–15; 7:54-60

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186. Philip and the Ethiopian Eunuch-Acts 8:26-40

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187. The Conversion of Saul of Tarsus-Acts 9:1-18

188. Peter's Vision-Acts 10:1-20, 24, 34, 35

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189. Peter Delivered from Prison-Acts 12:1-17

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190. Paul the Missionary at Lystra-Acts 14:8–23

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191. Paul and Silas in Prison-Acts 16:16-40

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192. Paul's Sermon at Athens-Acts 17:16–31

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193. Paul and the Worshippers of Diana-Acts 19:23–41

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194. Paul's Farewell to Ephesus-Acts 20:17–38

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195. Paul's Story of His Conversion-Acts 22:1-21 .

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196. Paul's Speech before King Agrippa-Acts 26:1-29

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197. Paul Shipwrecked-Acts 27:1, 2, 9-22, 27-34, 38-44

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198. Paul at Rome-Acts 28:11-24, 30, 31

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199. Justification by Faith-Romans 5:1-12, 18–21 .

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200. The Flesh and the Spirit-Romans 8:1-8, 31-39

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201. An Exhortation to Right Conduct-Romans 12:1-21 .

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202. The Spirit of Paul's Preaching-I Corinthians 2:1-16

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203. Sacrifice and Effort for the Gospel-I Corinthians 9:16–27

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204. The Greatest of the Virtues—I Corinthians 13

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205. The Resurrection of the Dead-1 Corinthians 15:1-22, 47–57 260

206. The Endurance of Affliction-11 Corinthians 4:1-18

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207. Paul's Sufferings for the Gospel-11 Corinthians 11:21-33 263

208. The Fruits of the Spirit—Galatians 5:13–26; 6:1-10

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209. Salvation by the Grace of Christ-Ephesians 2

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210. A Prayer and an Exhortation-Ephesians 3:13–21; 4:1-7 267

211. Our Life a Warfare-Ephesians 6:1-20 .

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212. An Exhortation to Humility-Philippians 1:1-15 .

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213. Advice to Christians Philippians 3:13-15; 4:4-13

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214. Faith: a Definition and ExamplesHebrews 11:1-12

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215. Heroes of FaithHebrews 11:24-40; 12:1, 2

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216. Patience under Temptation - James 1:2-27

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217. Caution against Careless Speech-James 3:2–18

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218. The Sons of God-1 John 3:1-22

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219. Love One Another—I John 4:7-21

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220. The New Jerusalem-Revelation 21:1-7, 10–13, 21-27

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221. The City of God-Revelation 22:1-20

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Appendix: The Pronunciation of Proper Names

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1. FOR THE OPENING OF THE SCHOOL OR COLLEGE YEAR:

Wisdom Better than Rubies—Proverbs 8:1-17

An Exhortation to Right Conduct-Romans 12:1-21

2. FOR LABOR DAY:

Honor to Craftsmen-Ecclesiasticus 38:27–32, 34

3. FOR COLUMBUS DAY:

God's Care of Sailors and Pioneers—Psalm 107:23–43
4. FOR ELECTION DAY:

The Greatness of God-Psalm 33 .
5. FOR ARMISTICE DAY:

God Is Our Refuge-Psalms 62:5–8; 46
6. FOR THANKSGIVING DAY:

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

Bless the Lord—Psalm 103

7. FOR CHRISTMAS:

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

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

8. FOR THE NEW YEAR:

I Will Take Heed to My WaysPsalm 39
9. FOR LINCOLN'S BIRTHDAY:

Sincerity and Stability-St. Matthew 7:15–27.
10. FOR WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY:

Let Us Praise Famous Men-Ecclesiasticus 44:1-8, 10, 11,

13-15 .

11. FOR THE FIRST DAY OF LENT (ASH WEDNESDAY):

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

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

12. FOR GOOD FRIDAY:

The Crucifixion-St. Luke 23:26-46

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The Resurrection of Jesus—St. Mark 16

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

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1. THE TEN COMMANDMENTS—Exodus 20:1-17
2. THE HAPPINESS OF THE GODLYPsalms 1 and 23
3. WISDOM AND RIGHTEOUSNESS—Proverbs 2:1-14
4. A MESSAGE TO THE YOUNGEcclesiastes 12:1-14 .
5. God's REQUIREMENTS—Micah 6:1-8.
6. THE GLORY OF WISDOM-Wisdom of Solomon 6:12–16, 24;

7:14, 25–27
7. THE BEATITUDES—St. Matthew 5:1-16
8. THE LORD'S PRAYER—St. Matthew 6:1-18
9. THE GOOD SAMARITAN-St. Luke 10:25–37
10. THE PRODIGAL Son-St. Luke 15:11-32 .
11. AN EXHORTATION TO RIGHT CONDUCTRomans 12:1-21.
12. THE GREATEST OF THE VIRTUESI Corinthians 13

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