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38 The cure of a man with a withered hand on another Sabbath-day
39 Jesus retires to the other side of the Lake, whither multitudes follow Him,
and He heals

40 The Twelve Apostles are appointed
41 The Sermon on the Mount
42 The Centurion's Servant healed at Capernaum
43 A Widow's Son restored to life at Nain
44 The Baptist's Disciples visit Jesus; who afterwards bears honourable

testimony to John, and reproves that generation 45 He upbraids the impenitent cities, Chorazin, Bethsaida, and Capernaum 46 A woman who had been a sinner anoints the feet of Jesus at an enter

tainment 47 Jesus during a circuit cures a Demoniac; and, upon the Pharisees having

accused Him of confederacy with Satan, He warns them of the Un

pardonable Sin, and reproves them in appropriate Parables 48 The Scribes and Pharisees are reproved for requiring a further sign from

Heaven. The sign of Jonas is promised 49 Jesus declares whom He esteems as His Mother and His Brethren. He

dines with a Pharisee; and denounces woes against the hypocrites of

that sect, with others 50 The Parable of the Sower; with a Discourse on Parables 51 The Parable of the Tares of the Field 52 Various Parables are spoken, having reference to the effects and astonish

ing progress of the Gospel 53 Jesus exhorts some who had followed Him to the water-side, not to turn

back from the Gospel; and, in crossing the Lake with his Disciples,

calms a hurricane 54 The Demoniacs of Gadara are healed on the other side of the Lake; but,

at the request of the inhabitants, Jesus quits their territory, and sails

back again 55 Jesus, being entertained by Matthew, justifies His eating with publicans

and sinners; and vindicates His Disciples for not fasting during His

continuance with them 56 Jesus raises the daughter of Jairus from the dead; and, on His way

to the Ruler's house, a woman with an issue of blood is healed by touch

ing His garment 57 Jesus restores sight to two blind men, and speech to a dumb Demoniac 58 Jesus revisits Nazareth ; but being again rejected by His countrymen,

makes a circuit to teach in the neighbouring country 59 The Twelve Apostles are commissioned to preach the Gospel in Judea :

they receive instructions, and depart 60 John the Baptist is beheaded by Herod; who, afterwards hearing of

Jesus, imagines Him to be the Baptist risen from the dead.
61 The Apostles return from their Mission, and Jesus retires with them from

Capernaum to the other side of the Lake. The multitude follow, and
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62 Jesus appears to His Disciples, during a tempest, walking on the sea
63 Jesus delivers the sublime Discourse of eating His flesh and drinking His

blood; after which many of His Disciples leave Him, but it elicits a
confession of adherence from the Twelve


The Third Year of our Lord's Ministry, and occurrence

of another Passover.












64 Je condemns the Pharisees keeping their own tra ns to

neglect of the Divine Law 65 Jesus retires to the border-land of Tyre and Sidon, where, after proving

the faith of a woman of Canaan, He expels a demon from her

daughter 66 Upon His return through Decapolis Jesus cures a deaf man, who had also

an impediment in his speech 67 Jesus heals many, and the multitude are fed miraculously a second time The Pharisees again request a sign; and Jesus warns His Disciples against

the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees 69 The sight of a man born blind is gradually restored at Bethsaida 70 Peter's acknowledgment of the Messiahship and Divinity of Jesus 71 Jesus plainly foretells His sufferings and death; when Peter, taking

offence, is rebuked; and all are exhorted to self-denial 72 The Transfiguration 73 A Demoniac, whom the Disciples were unable to dispossess, is cured by

Jesus 74 Jesus again reminds His Disciples of His approaching sufferings; and by

a miracle provides the tribute money 75 Jesus reproves the Apostles for their worldly spirit; warning them

against offences towards their brethren, and teaching forgiveness by

the Parables of the Lost Sheep and the Unmerciful Servant . 76 The Seventy disciples receive a charge and are sent forth 77 Jesus goes up to the Feast of Tabernacles, and teaches in the Temple 78 An adulteress is brought before Jesus, who declines the office of a Judge,

but admonishes her as a Teacher 79 Jesus speaks more plainly of Himself, and declares His existence before

Abraham; upon which His enemies attempt to stone Him 80 Jesus restores sight to a man born blind, at which the Pharisees take

offence: they are further exasperated by His declaring Himself to be

“ The Good Shepherd,” and “One with the Father” . 81 The Seventy disciples return, and Jesus gives thanks to the Father for

their success 82 The Parable of the Good Samaritan-shewing the extent of the Duty

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Page 83 The People are taught-A warning given against coretousness; Who is

a faithful and wise servant; The danger of forming rash judg-

219 84 A woman who had been bowed together for eighteen years, is restored by Jesus on a Sabbath-day

224 85 Jesus, on His way to Jerusalem, declines making a direct reply to the

question, “ Are there few that be saved ?” He declares that He sball
be put to death in that city

225 86 Jesus, dining with a Pharisee on the Sabbath, heals a man who had the dropsy; and delivers the Parable of the Marriage Supper

228 87 Jesus shews what is needful to become His disciple

231 The Pharisees are rebuked in the Parables of the Lost Sheep, the Lost Piece of Money, and the Prodigal Son

232 89 The Parable of the Unjust Steward is delivered as a lesson of Prudence;

and that of the Rich Man and the beggar Lazarus as a warning
against Selfishness

236 90 Christians are required to be inoffensive and forgiving. The power of

Faith is exemplified, and the most perfect Obedience shewn to be no
more than our duty

240 91 The ten Lepers are cleansed in Samaria

241 92 Jesus rebukes the Sons of Zebedee for their intemperate zeal against the Samaritans

243 93 Jesus replies to the Pharisees concerning the coming of God's Kingdom;

and warns His followers of the national consequences of rejecting

244 94 Perseverance in Prayer enjoined by the Parable of the Importunate

Widow; and Humility in the worshipper by that of the self-justifying
Pharisee and the self-condemning Publican

246 95 Jesus proceeds on His journey; and by the way replies yet more plainly to the Pharisees respecting Divorce

248 96 Jesus is hospitably entertained in the house of Martha at Bethany; but her sister Mary is commended for choosing the better part

250 97 Jesus attends the Feast of Dedication at Jerusalem: on which occasion

the Jews attempt to stone Him for imputed blasphemy; and He
retires again to Bethabara

252 98 Jesus displays His Almighty power as the Giver of Life, in raising Lazarus from the dead after he had been buried four days

255 99 Jesus blesses little children who are brought to Him

260 100 Jesus replies to the rich young Ruler, who enquires what he must do to

inherit Eternal Life: He takes the same occasion to warn His dis-
ciples against covetousness-adding the Parable of the Labourers in
the Vineyard

261 101 Jesus, on His last journey to Jerusalem with the Twelve, again predicts

His sufferings and death; and, having occasion to rebuke the ambi-
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102 Jesus restores the sight of Bar-timeus and another blind mendicant, on

the further side of Jericho; and rests at the house of the converted

publican Zaccheus, when He relates the Parable of the Pounds 103 Jesus arrives at Bethany six days before the Passover. An entertainment

is given at the house of Simon the Leper, at which Lazarus is present,

and Mary anoints the Lord's head and feet 104 Jesus enters Jerusalem in triumph, riding, as had been predicted, on the foal of an ass.

He weeps over the city, and takes possession of His Temple 105 Jesus condemns the unfruitful fig-tree; and again purifies the Temple.

Certain Greeks desire an interview with Him
106 The Evangelist John comments on the obstinate unbelief of the Jews.

Jesus, in passing the withered emblem of their destruction, exhorts
His disciples to a lively faith. He again preaches in the Temple,
plainly avowing Himself to be the Messiah; and is questioned as to

His authority by a deputation from the Sanhedrim.
107 Jesus rebukes the Rulers by the Parables of the Two Sons, the Husband-

men and the Heir, and the Wedding-Feast. 108 Jesus confutes the Pharisees with the Herodians, and afterwards the

Sadducees, who put ensnaring questions for His decision 109 Jesus answers a Scribe respecting the first and great commandment, and

silences the Pharisees by the question, Why David called the Messiah

his Lord ? 110 Jesus, before quitting the Temple, severely rebukes the Scribes and

Pharisees 111 Jesus applauds the charity of the poor Widow who cast her all into the

Treasury 112 Jesus, on finally quitting the Temple, foretells its total destruction ; and

at the Mount of Olives, declares the signs which would precede His

Coming to take vengeance on the Jews 113 Jesus describes the destruction of Jerusalem in stronger images, applicable

also to the Day of Judgment; and solemnly inculcates the duty of

Watchfulness 114. Jesus further warns His disciples to be ready against His Coming, in the

Parables of the Ten Virgins and the Talents; and concludes with a

more particular description of the Day of Judgment 115 The Rulers debate as to the apprehension of Jesus; and Judas agrees to

deliver Him up for thirty pieces of silver










The Fourth Passover, and Crucifixion of Jesus.

116 Jesus directs His disciples to prepare the Passover; and at Supper-time

teaches them a striking lesson of Humility by washing their feet 316 117 He sits down to eat the Paschal Supper with the Twelve; when He fore

tells His betrayal by Judas, and the threefold denial of Him by Peter 320



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Page 118 Jesus institutes the Sacrament of His Body and Blood; and consoles His disciples with the promise of another Comforter

323 119 At the Mount of Olives, Jesus again urges some final instructions on His Apostles

330 120 The prayer of Jesus for His cause, for His Apostles, and for all Christians 339 121 The Saviour's Agony in the Garden of Gethsemane

343 122 The betrayal by Judas, and the flight of the eleven Apostles

345 123 Jesus is removed to the palace of Caiaphas, whither Peter follows to see

the event; and, according to the Prediction of his Master, thrice
denies that he knows Him

349 124 Jesus is twice examined ; and the second time, on being adjured by the

High-Priest, avows Himself to be the Messiah, the Son of God 352 125 The Council determine to deliver up Jesus to Pilate, the Roman Governor;

who, believing Him to be innocent, declines to condemn Him, and,
having discovered that He is a Galilean, sends Him to Herod

355 126 Herod, having mocked Jesus, sends Him back to Pilate; who, after

repeated efforts to save His life, passes the sentence of Condemnation 358 127 Judas avows the innocence of his Master; and, having restored to the Priests the wages of his iniquity, hangs himself in despair

363 128 Jesus is led away to Golgotha, in company with two robbers, to be crucified; and addresses some women of Jerusalem by the way .

365 129 The Crucifixion; and its attendant circumstances

366 130 The Death of Jesus; and the prodigies which ensued





The Events which followed the Death of Jesus, during the

space of forty days. 131 The Burial; and the making secure of the Sepulchre by the Chief-Priests

and Romans 132 The Resurrection. The first party of three women visit the Sepulchre,

Peter and John following. Jesus appears to Mary Magdalene, and to

her two companions 133 The Roman Guard report the fact of the Resurrection of Jesus, and are

bribed by the Chief-Priests into silence 134 The women in a larger party visit the Sepulchre; and upon their report

Peter runs there a second time, alone 135 The appearance to the two Disciples on their


to Emmaus 136 The appearance to all the Apostles except Thomas, and to others 137 The second appearance to the assembled Apostles, and the incredulity

and subsequent conviction of Thomas on that occasion 138 Jesus shews Himself to a multitude of believers in Galilee; and again, to

Peter and others on the shore of the Lake 139 Final instructions are given to the Eleven at Jerusalem 140 Jesus gives His last blessing to His Disciples, and is then taken up into










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