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he expelled demons ;-the danger of detracting from the Holy Spirit ;-who accounted kinsfolks by Jesus ;-the parable of the sower, with the explanation ;-the reason for using parables ;-other moral instructions and similitudes ;-Jesus stills a tempest on the sea ;-cures a demoniac who abode in tombs ; heals a woman who had a bloody issue ;-restores the daugha ter of Jairus to life.
Jesus despised by his fellow-citizens ;--commissions the apostles ;
different opinions concerning him : the death of John the Baptist :-the disciples report the execution of their mission: Jesus feeds miraculously five thousand in the desert ;-walks on the sea in the morning to his disciples, who had embarked the night before ; stills the wind, lands, and cures all who touch him.
THE ERRORS OF THE PHARISEES.
CHAPTERS VII. VIII. 1.-26.
Jesus vindicates his disciples, and charges the Pharisees with
annulling the commandment of God by their tradition :--nothing pollutes the man but vice :- demon expelled from the daughter of a Syrophenician woman of great faith :-the cure of one deuf and dumb :-four thousand men fed in the desert : - sign in the sky refused to the Pharisees :-the disciples cautioned against their doctrine under the name of leaven, which they interpreting literally, misunderstood a blind man cured.
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The opinions of the people concerning Jesus :-Peter avows him
THE ENTRY INTO JERUSALEM,
CHAPTERS X. 32, &c. XI. XII. 1-12.
Jesus, on the road to Jerusalem, foretells his death and resur
rection ;—is applied to, by the sons of Zebedee, for the chief
men who ill-treated and killed their landlord's messengers, concludes with predicting the rejection of the Jews, and the call of the Gentiles.
Jesus eludes the craft of the Pharisees, who consult him on the
laufulness of paying tribute to Cesar ;-vindicates the doc. trine of the resurrection against the Sadducees ;-answers the scribe who questioned him about what is most important in the law ;--puzzles the Pharisees with an expression in the psalms applied to the Messiah ;--warns the people against the ambition and hypocrisy of the Scribes ;-the liberality of a gift must be rated by the circumstances of the giver ;-the destruction of the temple foretold;-the calamities by which it will be pre. ceded ;-the signs that the Judge is at hand ;-the time un. known to all but God ;-the necessity of unintermitted vigilance.
THE LAST SUPPER.
CHAPTERS XIV. 1-52.
The rulers consult together about the method of apprehending
Jesus:-a female disciple anoints his head :-Judas bargains with the chief priests to deliver him to them :--Jesus eats the passover with his disciples ;-acquaints them of the treachery of one of them ;-institutes the commemoration of his death ; foretells their desertion, and Peter's denial of him ;-his distress in the garden ;-he is seized by an armed multitude con. ducted by Judas.
Jesus is brought before the Sanhedrim ;-charged with blasphemy,
CHAPTERS XV. 42, &c. XVI.
The body of Jesus given to Joseph of Arimathea, who lays it in
his own sepulchre :-the resurrection of Jesus announced at the