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Sect. XIII. The massacre of the innocents. The re-

turn of Christ to Nazareth 34

Sect. XIV. Jesus goes to Jerusalem at twelve years of

age, and is examined by the doctors of the law . 37

Sect. XV. The preaching of John the Baptist in the

wilderness. He declares himself to be the fore-

runner of the Messiah 41

Sect. XVI. A passage of the prophecy of Isaiah rela-

ting to the Messiah 43

Sect. XVII. The baptism of Christ. The Holy Spirit

visibly descends upon him , 50

Sect. XVIII. Christ tempted in the wilderness by the

Devil 52

Sect. XIX. The testimony of John concerng Christ 59?

Sect. XX. Two disciples of John the Baptist, and Na-

thanael, attend Christ .. yV .. 62

Sect. XXI. Christ turns the watfer into wine, his first

miracle 66

Sect..XXII. Christ's discourse with Nicodemus, a ru-

ler of the Jews t 71

Sect. XXIII. The last testimony of John the Baptist.

He is imprisoned by Herod 75

Sect. XXIV. Christ discourses with a woman of Sa- .

maria 79

Sect. XXV. Christ returns into Galilee 85

Sect. XXVI. Christ cures a nobleman's son at Caper-

naum 83

Sect. XXVII. Passages of the prophecies of Daniel

relating to the kingdom of heaven 90

Sect. XXVJII. Christ begins to preach the Gospel,

and calls Peter, Andrew, James and John .... 94

Sect..XXIX. Passages from the prophecies of Isaiah,

foretelling the coming of Jehovah to bring sal-

vation 98

Sect. XXX. Christ casts out a devil, and cures Peter's

wife's mother of a fever 100

Sect. XXXI. Christ cures a man of the palsy 105

Sect. XXXII. Christ calleth Matthew the publican.

He discourses with the Pharisees «~... 108

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Sect. XXIIL Christ cures a woman. Restores to life

Jairus's daughter, and gives sight to two blind men 113

Sect. XXXIV. Christ walks in the com fields with his
disciples on the.sabbath-day. His discourse with
the Pharisees concerning the Sabbath. He cures . >
a man who had a withered hand; aild performs
. many other miracles US

Sect. XXXV. Christ having spent the night in prayer,

chooses |ijs twelve apostles, and afterwards per-

forms many miracles '..'. -124

Sect. XXXVI. Christ's sermon on the mount ...... 126

Sett. XXXVII. Continuation of Christ's sermon on

the mount 132

Sect, XXXVIII. Continuation of Christ's sermon on

the mount 140

Sect. XXXIX. Continuation of Christ's sermon on

the mount ?. 140

Sect. XL. Conclusion of Christ's sermon on the mount 151

Sect. XLI. Christ cures the centurion's servant.

Raises the widow's sou, and cleanses the leper.

A scribe follows him 157

Sect. XLII. Christ stills a tempest, and cures a de-

. mouiac. at Geuncsaret 164

Sect. XLIII. Christ cures the blind and dumb demo-

niac. He discourses of blasphemy against the

Holy Ghost, &c 170

Sect. XLI V. The parable of the sower, and its expla-

nation 173

Sect. XLV.. The parable of the tares, the grain of

mustard-seed, and of leaven. Explanation of the

parable of the tares .: 183

Sect. XLVI. Part of Isaiah's prophecy relating to the

Messiah 188

Sect. XLV1I. Christ goes to Nazareth. Is despised .

by the Nazarenes , 190

Sect. XLVIII. Christ sendeth out the twelve apostles

to preach the Gospel. He forewarns them of per-

secution 195


Sect. XLIX. Christ's discourse concerning John.the

Baptist. He upbraids the cities ofChorazin and

Bethsaida for their unbelief. He invites the

heavy laden to come to him.... 202

Sect. L. John the Baptist beheaded in prison, at the

desire of Herodias 210

Sect. LI. Christ eats with Simon the Pharisee. A wo-

man anoints his head with ointment, lind washes

his feet with tears 213

Sect. LI I. Herod's opinion of Christ. The power of

eonseience exemplified in him 216

Sect. LIII. The apostles return to Christ. He feeds

five thousand with five loaves and two fishes .. 219

Sect. 11V. Christ walks on the sea. He stills a tem-

pest with his word - 225

Sect. LV. Christ discourses with his disciples concern-

ing the bread of life. Peter confesses him to be

the Son of God ►.-... 229

Sect. LVI. Christ heals the impotent man at the pool

of Bethesda. The Jews seek to kill him. He

discourses of his union with the Father 235

Sect. LVIT. Christ discourses with the Scribes and

Pharisees concerning traditions 243

Sect LV III. Christ cures the daughter of a Canaan-

itish woman. Gins hearing to a deaf man; and

performs many other miracles 248

Sect. LIX. Christ feeds four thousand with seven
loaves and a few fishes. He discourses concern-
ing a sign from heaven, and the leaven of the

Pharisees 252

Sett. LX. A blind man cured. Peter professes his

faith. Christ foretells Peter's preaching the Gos-

pel with firmness •.... 258

Sect. LXI. Christ begins to foretell his sufferings; and

discourses of the value of the soul 2fi2

Sect LXII. Christ is transfigured before two of his
disciples, James and John. Moses and Llias

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Ssct/LXIII. Christ cares a demoniac...»..»«..»., 2G8

Sect. LXIV. Christ pays tribute to the temple 274

Sect. LX V. Christ discourses with his disciples con-

cerning humility, and forgiveness. He sets a little

child before them , 277

Sect. LXVI. Continuation of Christ'* discourse con-

cerning forgiveness. The parable of the un-

forgiving servant 283

Sect LXVII. Christ sends out the seventy disciples
to preach the Gospel. He denounces woes

against Chorazin and Bethsaida 286

Sect. LXVIII. Christ goes to Jerusalem at tbe feast
of tabernacles. He discourses with the Jews

soncerning his divine mission. He foretells his

departure from this world.....-, 289

$ect. LXIX. An invitation from the word of tbe

Lord, extracted from the prophecy of Isaiah.. 205

Sect., LXX. Christ's proclamation on the last day of

t^efea^ ,Tbe-Pharjsee^send to apprehend him,; :,,;

rfiepdemus interposes . ,.„... ...f-........... 298

SeQt^LXXi. The woman taken in adultery... Christ

discourses concerning his being tbe light of the :,,•-,
. rworld ,... •,«,»»• • i ••' 802

Sect. LXXTlJ. Continuation of Christ's discourse with i ,"

the'Je'ws concerning his preiexistence ,..,^^,,309

Secjtf LXXltL The seventy disciple* return. Christ.

foretells the great success of the Gospel. He an- tjt'\

swers the Scribe. The parable of the good Sama-

ritan. 314

Sect. LXXIV. Christ visits his friends at Bethany.. 319

Sect. LXXV. Christ repeats his instructions con-

cerning prayer. He dines at the bouse of a

publican. He denounces woes against the

Scribes and Pharisees 321.

Sect. LXXVI. Christ warns bis disciples to beware
of hypocrisy and covetonsness. Tbe parable of the
covetous rich man. He exhorts his disciples to

watchfulness. The parable of the slothful servant. 327

Swt. LXXVH, Of the Galileans whom Pilate slew.


The parable of the fig-tree. Christ heals an in-
firm woman 332

Sect. LXXVIII. Christ warns his hearers of the dif-
ficulty and importance of entering into the king-
dom of heaven .... 337

Sect. LXXIX. Christ cures a man of the dropsy, at the house of a Pharisee, and admonishes the Jewish teachers. The parable of the wedding feast 340

Sect. LXXX. Christ urges the necessity of considering the difficulties of religion, before a profession of it 344

Sect. LXXXI. The parables of the lost sheep, the

piece of money, and the prodigal son :... 345

Sect. LXXXII. The parable of the unjust steward.. 352

Sect. LXXXIII. The parable of the rich man and

Lazarus i 356

Sect. LXXXIV. The parables of the unjust judge,

and the publican and Pharisee 360

Sect. LXXXV. Christ rebukes the intemperate zeal of James and John, and heals the ten lepers. He warns the Pharisees of the approaching national destruction. 305

Sect. LXXXVI. Christ cures a man who had been

blind from his birth 370

Sect. LXXX YTI. Prediction of Isaiah concerning

the good shepherd of Israel. 377

, Sect. LXXXVHI. Part of the prophecy of Ezekiel

concerning the bad shepherds of Israel 380

Sect. LXXX1X. The parable of the good shepherd 382

Sect. XC. Christ, at the feast of the dedication, declares himself to be the Messiah 387

Sect. XCI. Little children [brought to Christ. His

, benevolent reception of thcin 391

Sect. XCII. A rich young ruler comes to Christ for

instruction. Discourses concerning riches.... 395 Sect. XCIII. The parable of the labourers in the

vineyard 401

Sect. XCIV. Christ raises Lazarus from the dead.. 405

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