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ADVERTS TO THE PROOFS OF HIS MessiaHSHIP. ver. 314.9.

MATT. MARK. LUKE. JOHN. ILLUSTRATIONS. Witness of another,' ('the Spirit of truth)

5. 31, 2 i Jno. 5. 6, 7, 9. -Jesus' forerunner, John

-33-.5 Jno. 1. 6, 7.
-- Jesus' own works.

Ac. 2. 22.
- the Father
. (3.17; 17.5 1.11 3. 12

Lu. 3. 22.
- 'his word abiding in you'. .

1 Jno. 2. 14. --- the Holy Scriptures

24.27,14-7] - 39 Is. 8. 20; Ps. 19. 7-14.

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WHY THEY DID NOT RECEIVE THE WITNESS TO HIS MESSIAHSHIP. ver. 40–4.

It was not their will to come to Jesus
He received not honour from men.

1 Thess. 2. 6.
They had not in them the love of God
They disliked to hear God
They sought not hon. from God

Rom. 2. 10, 29.
The testimony of Moses . . . .

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SECTION XXIV.-THE DISCIPLES, ON THE SABBATH, PLUCK EARS OF CORN.
Matthew xii. 1–8. Mark ii. 23—.8. Luke vi. 1-5. p. 187—.94.

No. 24. In the neighbourhood of Jerusalem.
The disciples an hungered, and pluck corn. 12.

1 2. 236. 1 Are accused by the Pharisees (Mt. 15. 1, 2).

Ex. 31. 15; De. 23. 25. Jesus alludes to the case of David . .

25, .6

1 Sa. 21. 6. The shewbread only for the priests .

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Le. 24. 5-8, 9. The priests in the temple.... blameless

Nu. 28. 9, 10. One greater than the temple

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(Mic. 6. 6-8. Mercy, and not sacrifice [

Hos. 6. 6; Pr. 21. 3; The sabbath made for the benefit of man .

Eze. 20. 12, 20. The Lord of the sabbath . . . . - 8

Rev. 1.10.

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WITHHOLD NOT THOU THY TENDER MERCIES FROM ME, O LORD:

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LET THY LOVINGKINDNESS AND THY TRUTH CONTINUALLY PRESERVE ME.-Psalm xl. Il.

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SECTION XXVI.-Jesus' FIRST PARTIAL CIRCUIT BY THE SEA.

Matthew xii. 15–21. Mark iii. 7–12. p. 200—..4. No. 26. Jesus withdraws to the lake of Gennesaret; and, attended by his disciples and

the multitude, begins a partial circuit of that part of it which bordered on Galilee;

working miracles, and teaching the people, when there was occasion, from a ship. Jesus withdraws with his disciples . 12. 15 3.7 To the sea . . . . (4. 13-8] - 7

[5. 1-11 Is followed by multitudes

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- 7,8 6. 17) A small ship to wait on him .

Lu. 5. 3. Many press upon him to be healed

Lu. 5. 1, 2, to hear. Unclean spirits fall down and cry out, &c. .

(4. 41)

(Mk. 1. 23, .4) Ja. 2. 19. Jesus charges them not to make him known

Mt. 8. 4) Jno. 15. 26. In fulfilment of Esaias, xlii. 1-4 .

See Ps. 40. 7-9. Behold my servant, whom I have chosen'.

Ph. 2. 7. My beloved, in whom my soul is well pleased

[Mt. 3. 16,7; 17. 5.) My spirit upon him (Mt. 3. 16; Jno. 1. 32-.4)

Is. 11. 2; 61. 1 ; Ac. 2. He shall shew judgment . . .

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Ac. 3. 23; 1 Co. 12. 7,8 - shall not strive, nor cry, &c. .

Is. 53.7; 1 Pe. 2. 23. - shall not break the bruised reed, &c. . - 20

Is. 42. 1-4. Till he send forth judgment, &c. .

2 Pe. 1. 19; Is. 42. 13,.4. In his name shall the Gentiles trust

Is. 9. 6; 52. 6; Re. 19.11,

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Jesus descends from the mountain to the people, and then delivers a sermon to his disciples in the presence of the multitude. Luke vi. 17–49. p. 207-.10.

MATT. MARK LUKE. JOAN. ILLUSTRATIONS. Jesus descends to the plain, and heals many

-- 6. 17-.9

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SECTION XXVIII. JESUS HEALS A CENTURION'S SERVANT. Matthew viii. 5-13.

Luke vii. 1--10. Capernaum. p. 217-20. No. 28. After the sermon on the plain, Jesus enters Capernaum, and heals of his sickness

the servant of a certain centurion.

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Jesus enters Capernaum (Mt. 4. 13; Lu. 4.31] 8.5
A centurion, whose servant is ready to die.
Sends to Jesus, beseeching him
Jesus saith, I will come and heal him' .
Intercession of the Jewish elders.
The centurion's humility and trust
Jesus admires the centurion's faith
Who are to be heirs with Abraham

- 11. Weeping and gnashing of teeth (Mt.13.41,&c.- 12 As thou hast believed, so be it done,' &c.

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I AM NOT WORTHY OF THE LEAST OF ALL THE MERCIES, AND OF

SECTION XXIX.-JESUS RAISES THE WIDOW'S SON TO LIFE. REPLIES TO John's

MESSENGER. A WOMAN WASHES JESUS' FEET. Matt. xi. 2–30. Luke vii. 11-50.

Nain. p. 221–232. No. 29. The next day Jesus departs to Nain; and as he approaches the gate of the city,

he raises to life the son of a widow woman. Luke vii. 11—.6. p. 221,..2.

ALL THE TRUTH, WHICH THOU HAST SHEWED UNTO THY SERVANT.-Genesis xxxii. 10.

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John the Baptist, being in prison, sends two of his disciples to question Jesus. Jesus dismisses them to John with his answer. Matt. xi. 2–6. "Luke vii. 17-23. p. 222, ..3.

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Jesus takes occasion, from the message to John, to discourse to the people concerning him.

Matt. xi. 7-30. Luke vii. 24–35. p. 224-..9. John not one likely to be shaken . . . li. 7

See Mt.3.7-12; Lu.3.19. Considering, Ist, How he had been brought up

[Lu. 1. 80; Mt. 3, 4.) 2nd, His spiritual advantages. - 9, 10

26, .7

Lu. 1. 76) Mal. 3. 1. The least in the kingdom is greater than he

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(Lu.22.24 Ph2.5-11. In what case John would have been Elias.

12-5

(Mt.17.12,.3] Lu.1.15-7. The baptized and unbap. (Mt.3.5,6; Lu.3.12)

- 29, 30 Like children playing in the markets. .

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(Lu. 1. 15; Mt. 3. 4.] Jesus laments over Chora., Bethsai., & Caper. - 20-.4

[10.13-.5] Thanks the Father for revealing unto babes

25,.6

1-21 Only through the Son is the Father revealed - 27

- 22 ] Come unto me, all ye that labour,' &c. . - 28

[Mt. 23. 1, 4, 37.]

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The same day Jesus eats bread in the house of a certain Pharisee. A woman, who was a

sinner, anoints his feet; what ensued thereupon. Luke vii. 36–50. p. 229–32. Jesus eats with a Pharisee

7. 36

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A woman, a sinner, anoints the feet of Jesus (26. 6, 7 14.3] -37, .8 (12. 3 ] i Ti. 1. 15.
Simon supposes Jesus ignorant of her charac. -
He knows both her and the Pharisee.

(1. 45-.8. 2. 25) He. 4. 13. Parable of the two debtors .

18.23-35)
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Rom. 3. 24.
Evidence of being forgiven .

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1 Jno. 4. 19. • Thy faith hath saved thee; go in p

[9. 225. 34] - 48-50

Hab. 2. 4.

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HE DISCOVERETH DEEP THINGS OUT OF DARKNESS.-Job xii. 22.

SECTION XXX.-JESUS' SECOND GENERAL CIRCUIT OF GALILEE, ETC.

Mark iii. 19-21. Luke viii. 1-3. No. 30. Jesus sets out upon his second general circuit of Galilee : and when that is over,

returns to Capernaum. Mark iii. 19. Luke viji. 143. p. 232, ..3.

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The multitudes again resort to Jesus: his relations go forth to restrain him.

Mark iii. 20, .1. Capernaum. p. 233. Because of the multi. cannot ... eat bread .

[Mk. 6. 30, 1] His relations seek to restrain him . . .

[8. 19-21)

[-3. 31-5)

SECTION XXXI.-A BLIND AND DUMB SPIRIT CAST OUT. JESUS IS BLASPHEMED,

ETC. THE RELATIONS OF JESUS AGAIN COME TO HIM. Matthew xii. 22—5
Mark iii. 22–35. Capernaum. p. 234-.41.
No. 31. A blind and dumb demoniac is brought to Jesus, and healed.

Matt. xii. 22,.3. p. 234.
Jesus heals one possessed with a devil. 12. 22

[Mt. 9.33; Lu. 11. 14.] The people are amazed. 'Is not this the Son of David ?'

[11. 10 I.

[Mt. 1.1; 9. 27; 15. 22

22. 41-5) 2 Sa. 7. 11

29; Je. 23. 5, 6.
The Pharisees ascribe the miracle to Satan, and blaspheme against the Holy Ghost.

Matt. xii. 24–37. Mark iii. 22—30. p. 235—..8.
The miracle ascribed to Beelzebub . 12. 24 3. 22 [11. 15,.6) -
Jesus knows their thoughts .

- 172. 25] See on Mt.9.4, 522,p.xvii. If Satan cast out Satan' .

Ga. 5. 15.
By whom do your children cast...out . - 27
But if ... I by the Spirit of God.

Da. 2. 44; 7. 13, .4. of restraining the strong man ,

- 27 If not for, we are against Christ. .

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1 Jno. 2. 19. All other blasphemy may be forgiven.

He. 6. 4-6; 10.26-.9; Blasphemy against the Holy Ghost cannot .

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(12. 10)

Jno. 5. 16. The occasion of these reniarks upon blasph.

- 30 Of good and corrupt fruit . [Mt. 7. 17-20]

[6. 43, 4] O generation of vipers (-3.7; 23.23-33]

[8.44]

Ge. 3. 1. Good treasure and evil treasure . . - 35 -- [6.45)

Pr. 10. 20, .l. (Ju. 15. We shall be judged by our words. . . - 36,7

Ecc.10.20; Ep. 4. 29, 30;

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DELIVER ME, O LORD, FROM THE EVIL MAN : PRESERVE ME FROM THE VIOLENT MAN ;-Psalm cx). 1.

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WHICH IMAGINE MISCHIEFS IN... HEART: CONTINUALLY ARE THEY GATHERED TOGETHER FOR WAR.-Psalın cxl. 2.

Jesus answers the Pharisees, who demand a sign: and then concludes his former discourse.

'Matt. xii. 38–43. p. 238, ..9. Scribes and Pharisees ask for a sign (Mt.16.1] 12. 38

[11.16 2.18; 6.30] SeeonJno.2.18,812,p.xiv. Only the sign of Jonas to be given [

Jon, l. 17. The men of Nineveh will condemn them

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— 3. 5-10. The queen of the south shall rise up . . - 42

2 Ch. 9. 1-12. Parable illustrative of relapse . . - 43-5

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No. 32. The same day Jesus repairs to the lake, and begins to teach in parables, relating

to the mysteries or secrets of the kingdom, whereof five are now delivered in public.

Matt. xiii. 1-9. Mark iv, 1–9. Luke viii. 448. p. 242—..4.
Jesus from a ship teaches the people . 13. 1-3 4. 1,2 8.4

PARABLE UP A SOWER.
The seed sown by the way side .

on stony ground.
among thorns . . . - 7

- on good ground
He that hath ears, &c. (Mt. 11. 15; M

Je. 13. 15; Rev. 2 & 3 ch.

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KEEP ME, O LORD, FROM THE HANDS OF THE WICKED.-Psalm cxl. 4.

Between the first and the second parables, Jesus, in answer to the disciples, tells why

he was teaching in parables. Matthew xiii. 10--.7. p. 244..-6.

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SECTION XXXIII.-Jesus EXPLAINS THE PARABLES, AND ADDS OTHERS. Matt.
xii, 36, 1823, 36-52. Mark iv. 10-25. Luke viii. 9-21. Capernaum. p.253-.64.

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No. 33. Jesus interprets to his disciples in private, at their entreaty, the first and second

of his parables : he adds three more; the last with an interpretation. Matt. xiii. 36,

el 18-23, 36–52. Mark iv. 10—25. Luke viii. 9—18. p. 253—.62.

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Why Jesus taoght in parables. . . . 13. 36 4. 10.3 8. 9, 10 -- (Mt. 13. 10-7) Ps. 25.

EXPLAINS THE PARABLE OF THE SOWER.

See Mt. 13. 1-9, p. XX.

The seed- the word of God'. . . - 18 -

Ps. 36. 9; 1 Pe. 1. 23.5.

» wayside hearer.

Mt. 12.23,4: Jas. 1.23.4.

» Stony ground.

Ga. 1.6; 3.1; 4. 15.

1 tborny ground.

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IJno.2.15-7; Rom.8.13.

good ground various degr. of fruitfuln.

Re. 1.3; 22.7.14; Ja.5.7.8.
Having light, we are to enlighten others

(Lu. 11.33) 1 Co. 12. 7.
If any man have ears,' &c. . . .

Rev. 2 & 3 eh.

Take heed what and how ye hear, &c. . . 7. 2)

1 Jno. 4. 1, 2.

He that hath, to him shall be given, &c. (13. 12]

Lu. 19. 26.

REQUESTED TO EXPL. PARAB. OF THE TARES - 36

[Mt. 13. 24-30.]

The sower is the Son of man.

Rev. 1. 13, .6.

The field is the world. (Mt. 24. 14; 28. 19] - 38 (16.15 24. 47]

Rom. 10. 18.

The good seed the children of the kingdom - 38

Ge. 3. 15.

The tares-the children of the wicked one.

(8.33,41,4) Ac. 13. 10; 1 Jno. 3. 8.

A The enemy-the devil .

2 Co. 11. 13,4; Ja. 3. 15.

The harvest--the end of the world.

(4.29)

Joel 3.13; Rev.14.14-.6.

The reapers are .. angels

1 Th. 4. 16, 7; 2Th. 1.7.

What to be done with the tares

Mal. 4. 1; Rev. 18. 8.

| All things that offend . . (Mt. 3.

Da. 7. 11; Rev. 19.17-21.

The case of the righteous . . .

Ps. 37. 34; Da. 12. 3;

ADDITIONAL PARABLES.

(1 Jno. 3. 2.

Of treasure hid in a field.

Is. 40. 27,.8; 1 Co. 6. 20.
a merchantman seeking goodly pearls

Job 28.12-7,-8,28; 1 Pe.

sa net gathering of all kinds. (Mt. 22. 10

(1.17)

(1. 18,9; Ph. 3.7, 8.

Explanation . . [Ver. 41, .2; 25. 32

Well-instructed scribe. . . . .

Pr. 10. 21.

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SECTION XXXIV.-OF FOLLOWING JESUS. THE WINDS AND THE SEA OBEY HIM.
Matt. xiii. 53; viii. 18–27. Mark iv. 35–41. Luke viii. 22.5. Capernaum and sea

of Galilee. p. 264—..8.
No. 34. On the evening of the same day Jesus gives commandment to cross the lake. A

certain scribe, and another disciple, follow Jesus. Jesus enters into a ship. Matt. xiii.

53; viii. 18-23. Mark iv. 35,.6. Luke viii. 22. p. 264, ..5
Jesus departs from Capernaum ..

13. 53

Gives commandment to cross the lake ..

(4-10; He. 13. 13.

Warns a scribe who proposes to follow him. 19, 20

[9. 57, .87 — Lu. 22. 33, .4; 2 Co. 6.

Bids another follow him without delay.

21, 2

1 Ki. 19. 20.

Enters a ship, the disciples following . . - 23 - 36 8. 22

8. 18

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A DOUBLE-MINDED MAN IS UNSTABLE IN ALL HIS WAYS.--Jas. i. 8.

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