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No. 154. John xi. 45–54.

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saith unto her, Said I not unto thee, that if thou wouldest 41 believe, thou shouldest see the glory of God?

Then they took away the stone from the place where the dead was

laid. And Jesus lifted up his eyes, and said, Father, I 42 thank thee that thou hast heard me. And I knew that

thou hearest me always : but because of the people which

stand by I said it, that they may believe that thou hast 43 sent me.

And when he thus had spoken, he cried with a 44 loud voice, Lazarus, come forth. And he that was dead came forth, bound hand and foot with grave-clothes : and his face was bound about with a napkin. Jesus saith unto

them, Loose him, and let him go. 45 Then many of the Jews which came to

Mary, and had seen the things which Jesus L. fr. Bethany 46 did, believed on him. But some of them to Ephraim.

went their ways to the Pharisees, and told them what things

Jesus had done. 47 Then gathered the chief priests and the Pharisees a

council, and said, What do we ? for this man doeth many 48 miracles. If we let him thus alone, all men will believe on him: and the Romans shall come and take

away

both 49 our place and nation. And one of them, named Caiaphas,

being the high-priest that same year, said unto them, Ye 50 know nothing at all, nor consider that it is expedient for

us, that one man should die for the people, and that the 51 whole nation perish not. And this spake he not of him

self: but being high-priest that year, he prophesied that 52 Jesus should die for that nation; and not for that nation

only, but that also he should gather together in one the 53 children of God that were scattered abroad. Then from

that day forth they took counsel together for to put him 54 to death. Jesus therefore walked no more openly among

the Jews; but went thence unto a country near to the wilderness, into a city called Ephraim, and there continued with his disciples.

took away. Mt. xxvii. 60, 6. (Mk. xv. 46.)
Father. Jno. xvii. 25; xx. 17. Ro. xv. 6. 2 Co.

i. 3. Ep. i. 17; iv. 6. He. xii. 9. Ja. i. 17.
thank. Da. ii. 23. Mt. xi. 25, 6. Ep. v. 20. Ph.
hearest. He.v.7. 'ask,' p.1ll. (iv. 6. He. xiii.15.
because. Jno. 7.34; xii. 28-30. ? Co. viii. 9.
come. Mk. v. 41. Ac. ix. 34, 40. See · Arise,' 42.
napkin. Jno. xx. 7. (Ac. iv. 30; ix. 35, 42.
seen. Lu.vii. 21-3. Jno. ii. 23 ; 1. 41, 2; xii.9-11.
told. Lu. xvi. 31. Jno. v. 15, 6 Ac. v. 25.
gath. Ps.ii.2. Mt. xxvi. 3 ; xxvii. 12. 'went,' p.48.
What. Ex. i. 9, 10. Ne, iv. 1-3, 7, 8. Job v. 12, 3.

doeth. Mt. xii. 22-4. Jno. iii. 2. Ac. ii. 22; iv. 16.
Caiaphas. Jno. xviii. 13, 4. See p. 15.
high-p. Ex. xxviii, to xxix. 37. He. v. 1-4.
exped. Lu.xxiv.46. Jno.xviii. 14. See 1 Th.11.15,6.
prophes. Nu. xxiii. 5, 26. 1 Sa. xix. 23, 4. (p. 108.
together. Eze. xi. 15-21. Ro. iii. 29. See other,"
counsel. See 'went,' p. 48, & sought,' p. 94.
walked, Mt. x. 23. Jno. vii. 1. Ac. xvii. 10.
Ephraim- fruitful,' Ge. xli. 52. A city of the
Benjamites, 8 miles N. E. of Jerusalem, 2 Sa.
xiii. 23 ; called Ephron-dust,' Jos. xv. 9, and
Ephrain, 2 Ch. xiü. 19.

JESUS LEAVES EPHRAIM.

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No. 155.

Section 59.4(155) When the fourth passover was drawing nigh, Jesus departs from

Ephraim through Samaria to Capernaum ; intending to commence his fourth and last circuit of Galilee from thence-(156) Messengers sent to prepare lodgings for him(157) A certain man proposes to follow Jesus—(158) Foxes have holes, &c.—-(159) Jesus tells another to follow him—(160), “Let the deud,&c.—(161) Another said, Lord, I will follow thee-- (162) Jesus' reply. LUK& ix. 51–62.

And it came to pass, when the time was 51 Luke ix. 51. L. from

come that he should be received up, he stedEphraim. fastly set his face to go to Jerusalem, and sent 52 No. 156.

messengers before his face: and they went, Luke ix. 52-56.

N. Ephraim. and entered into a village of the Samaritans, to make ready for him. And they did not receive him, be- 53 cause his face was as though he would go to Jerusalem. And when his disciples James and John saw this, they said, 54 Lord, wilt thou that we command fire to come down from heaven, and consume them, even as Elias did ? But he 55 turned, and rebuked them, and said, Ye know not what manner of spirit ye are of. For the Son of man is not 56 come to destroy men's lives, but to save them. And they went to another village.

No. 157, 8. And it came to pass, that, as they went in 57 Luke ix. 57, 8. the way, a certain man said unto him, Lord, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest.

And Jesus said 58 unto him, Foxes have holes, and birds of the air have nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head. No. 159, 60. And he said unto another, Follow me. But 59 ix. 59, 60.

he said, Lord, suffer me first to go and bury

Jesus said unto him, Let the dead bury their 60 dead: but go thou and preach the kingdom of God. No. 161, 2.

And another also said, Lord, I will follow 61 ix. 61, 2.

thee; but let me first go bid them farewell which are at home at my house. And Jesus said unto 62 him, No man, having put his hand to the plough, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God.

my father.

[p. 25.

receiv. Mk. xvi.19. Ac. i. 2,9; ii. 32,3. 1 Ti, iil.16. stedfastly. Mt. xxvi. 24. Ac. ii.42; vii. 55 ; xx, 22

4; xxi. 13, 4. He. x. 23-5; xii. 2, 3. Samar. Ezr. iv. 1-5. See Samar.' and 'no deal.' pre. 1 Ki. xviii. 36.-8. 2 Ki. i. 10—2. spirit. Je. xvii. 9. Mt. xxvi. 33-5, 56, 69–75. Lu.

Son of m. See p. 21. save. See pp. 5, 6, 10. certain. Mt. viii. 19-22. Lu. viii. 3. Jno. xiii. 37. said. Lu. xiv. 26-33. 2 Co. viii. 9. Ja. ii. 5. Follow. Mt. iv. 19, 22; ix. 9. See p. 30. (next p. preach. Mt. x. 7. Lu. xvi. 16. See' k. of God, let me. De. xxxiii. 9. 1 Ki. xix. 20. Mt. x. 37,8. looking b. Lu. xiv. 18-20, 26-8; xvii. 32. Ga.

xxii. 31-4. Jno. xiii. 36-8. Ja. iii. 10, 6, 7; iv. 5. 1 Pe. iii. 9. See enemies,' p. 35.

i. 16. 2 Ti. iv. 10. He. x. 38. Ja. i. 6 8.

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THE SEVENTY SENT.

SECTION 60.-(163) From Capernaum Jesus sends seventy of his disciples, in companies of two, wheresoever he himself designed to come; and waits at Capernaum for their return-(164) Jesus answers the inquiry of a certain lawyer concerning eternal life; and takes occasion thence to deliver the second of his moral parables, which sets forth the humanity of a certain Samaritan. Luke x. 1–37. 1 After these things the Lord appointed other

No.163.

Luke x. 1—24, seventy also, and sent them two and two

Capernaum. before his face into every city and place, whither he him2 self would come. Therefore said he unto them, The

harvest truly is great, but the labourers are few: pray

ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he would send 3 forth labourers into his harvest. Go your ways: behold, 4 I send you forth as lambs among wolves. Carry neither

purse, nor scrip, nor shoes: and salute no man by the way. 5 And into whatsoever house ye enter, first say, Peace be to 6 this house. And if the son of peace be there, your peace 7 shall rest upon it: if not, it shall turn to you again. And

in the same house remain, eating and drinking such things

as they give : for the labourer is worthy of his hire. Go 8 not from house to house. And into whatsoever city ye

enter, and they receive you, eat such things as are set 9 before you : and heal the sick that are therein, and say

unto them, The kingdom of God is come nigh unto you. 10 But into whatsoever city ye enter, and they receive you not,

go your ways out into the streets of the same, and say, 11 Even the very dust of your city, which cleaveth on us, we

do wipe off against you: notwithstanding be ye sure of

this, that the kingdom of God is come nigh unto you. 12 But I say unto you, that it shall be more tolerable in that 13 day for Sodom, than for that city. Woe unto thee, Cho

razin! woe unto thee, Bethsaida ! for if the mighty works had been done in Tyre and Sidon, which have been done in

you, they had a great while ago repented, sitting in sackcloth 14 and ashes. But it shall be more tolerable for Tyre and 15 Sidon at the judgment, than for you. And thou, Caper

naum, which art exalted to heaven, shalt be thrust down to 16 hell. He that heareth you heareth me; and he that

seventy. Ex. xxiv. 1. Nu. xi.16, 24–6. Eze.viii.11. two. Jos. ii. 1. Ec. iv. 9. Ac. iii. l; viii. 14;

xiii. 2-4; xv. 36, 8, 9; xvii. 15. Re. xi. 3--10. harvest. Mk. xvi. 15, 20. Jno. iv. 35. See p. 71. labourers. 1 Co. xv. 10. 2 Co. vi. 1. Ph. ii. 25,

30. Col. iv. 12. 1 Ti. iv. 10; v. 17, 8. 2 Ti. ii.15. feu. 1 Ki. xviii. 22. Eze. xxxiv. 5, 6. Ph. ii. 21. forth. Ps. lxviii. ll. Je. iii. 15. Mk. xvi. 15, 20.

Ac. viii. 4. Ro. x. 15, 8. 1 Co. xii. 28. 1 Th. i. 8. no man. Ge. xxiv. 33.1 Sa. xxi. 8. 2 Ki. iv, 24, 9. Peace, 1 Sa, xxv. 6. Is. lvii. 19. Mt. 2. 12, 3.

Ac. x. 36. 2 Co. v. 18-20. Ep. ii. 14-22. kingdom of God. Mt. vi. 33. Mk. iv. 11; xii. 34;

XY. 43. Lu. iv. 43; xiii. 28; xvii. 20,1; xxii. 16.
Jno. iii. 3. Ac. xiv. 22. Ro. xiv. 17. i Co. vi. 9;

xv. 50. Re. xii. 10. See kingd. of heaven,' 30. whatsoever city. See receive, & shake,' p. 72. nigh. De. xxx.11-4. Ac. xiii. 26, 40, 1, 6. Ro. x. 8. tolerable. See p. 55.

Woe. See p. 55.
Chorazin-mystery.' Mt. xi. 21.
Bethsaida-house of fruits.' Jno. i. 44; xii. 21.
heareth. See 'receiveth,' p. 73 ; 'confess,' p. 121.

THE SEVENTY RETURN.

unto you:

115 despiseth you despiseth me; and he that despiseth me despiseth him that sent me.

And the seventy returned again with joy, saying, Lord, 17 even the devils are subject unto us through thy name. And he said unto them, I beheld Satan as lightning fall 18 from heaven. Behold, I give unto you power to tread on 19 serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall by any means hurt you. Not- 20 withstanding in this rejoice not, that the spirits are subject

but rather rejoice, because your names are written in heaven.

In that hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit, and said, I thank 21 thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes : even so, Father; for so it seemed good in thy sight. All things are delivered to me 22 of my

Father: and no man knoweth who the Son is, but the Father; and who the Father is, but the Son, and he to whom the Son will reveal him. And he turned him unto 23 his disciples, and said privately, Blessed are the eyes

which see the things that ye see: for I tell you, that many pro- 24 phets and kings have desired to see those things which ye see, and have not seen them; and to hear those things which ye hear, and have not heard them.

And, behold, a certain lawyer stood up, and 25 Capernaum. tempted him, saying, Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life ? He said unto him, What is written 26 in the law ? bow readest thou? And he answering said, 27 Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy neighbour as thyself. And he said unto 28 him, Thou hast answered right: this do, and thou shalt live.

But he, willing to justify himself, said unto Jesus, And 29 who is my neighbour ? And Jesus, answering said, A 30

No. 164. Luke x. 25–37.

despiseth. See 'deny, pp. 73 and 121.
Satan. Jno. xii. 31; xvi.il. He. ii. 14. 1 Jno. iii. 8.
Behold, &c. Ps. xci. 13. Is. xi. 8. Eze. ii. 6. Mk.

xvi.17, 8. Lu. ix. 1. Ac. xxviii. 3-6. Ro. xvi. 20. nothing. Mt. xxviii. 20. Lu. xxi. 17,8. Ro. viii.

31-9. 2 Ti. iv. 17,8. He. xiii. 5, 6. 1 Pe. iii. 13. written. Ex. xxxii. 32, 3. Is. iv. 3. Da. xii. 1. Ph. iv. 3. Re. iii. 5 ; xx. 12,5; xxi. 27.

(19. rejoiced. Is. liii. 11; lxii. 5.' Zep. iii.17. i Th. ii. thank. See thank, 112. Father, ibid. heaven. Ge. i.l; xiv. 19. 2 Ki. xix. 15. Ps. xix.l;

xxiv. 1: 1. 10; 1xxxix. 5, 11; cxv. 16. Is. lxvi. 1. Da. iv.37. Hab. iji. 3. Mt. v. 34,5. 1 Co. x. 26.

Blessed. 2 Co. iv. 6. Ep. iii. 5, 6. He. xi. 13, 39,

40. 1 Pe. i. 10–2. See blessed,' pp. 60, 122. lawyer. Lu. vii. 30 ; xi. 45, 6, 52. See Tit. iii. 13. what. Lu. xviii. 18. Jno. vi. 28. Ro. x. 3. law. Ex. Ix. 1-17. Ps. i. 2; cxix. 18. Is. viii. 20.

Ro. iii. 19; 2. 5. Ga. iii. 12, 3, 21, 2. love. De. vi. 5; X. 12; xxx. 6. Mt. xxii. 37–40. neighb. Le. xix. 18. Mt. xix. 19. Ro. xii.10; xiii.

9; xv. 1, 2. Ga. v. 13, 4; vi. 2. Ja. il. 8. 1 Jno. answ. right. Mk. xii. 33, 4. Lu. vii. 42, 3. (iii. 11,8. this do. Le. xviii. 5. De. viii. 1, 3. Pr. iv, 13.

Eze. xx. 11, 3, 21. Ro. vii. 12; 1. 5. Ga. iii. 12. justify. Lu. xvi. 15 ; xviii. 9-14. Ro. x. 1-3.

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JESUS IS ENTERTAINED BY MARTHA. certain man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and

fell among thieves, which stripped him of his raiment, and 31 wounded him, and departed, leaving him half dead. And

by chance there came down a certain priest that way; and 32 when he saw him, he passed by on the other side. And

likewise a Levite, when he was at the place, came and 33 looked on him, and passed by. on the other side. But

a certain Samaritan, as he journeyed, came where he was : 34 and when he saw him, he had compassion on him, and

went to him, and bound up his wounds, pouring in oil and

wine, and set him on his own beast, and brought him to 35 an inn, and took care of him.

And on the morrow,

when he departed, he took out two pence, and gave them to the host, and said unto him, Take care of him ; and what

soever thou spendest more, when I come again, I will repay 36 thee. Which now of these three, thinkest thou, was 37 neighbour unto him that fell among the thieves ? And

he said, He that shewed mercy on him. Then said Jesus unto him, Go, and do thou likewise.

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Section 61.-(165) Jesus is entertained in the house of Martha; and commends the

choice of her sister Mary. LUKE X. 38–42. Now it came to pass, as they went, that he No. 165. entered into a certain village : and a certain Luke x. 38–42.

woman named Martha received him into her Capernaum. 39 house. And she had a sister called Mary, which also sat 40 at Jesus' feet, and heard his word. But Martha was cum

bered about much serving, and came to him, and said, Lord,

dost thou not care that my sister hath left me to serve 41 alone ? bid her therefore that she help me. And Jesus

answered and said unto her, Martha, Martha, thou art 42 careful and troubled about many things : but one thing is

needful : and Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken

away

from her.

Jerusalem- vision of peace. Ps.cxxxv.21. p.35. | Martha- bitterness.' Jno. xi.; xii. 1-3.
Jericho- sweet smell. Jos. ii.; vi. 1 Ki. xvi. 34. received. Mt. x. 40, 1. Lu. viii. 2, 3. Ac. xvi. 15.
passed by. Job vi. 14,5. Pr. xxi, 13; xxiv. 11, 2. 2 Jno. 10. See receiveth,' p. 73.
But. Ex.xxiii. 4,5. Je. xxxviii. 7–13. Mt. v. 43,4. Mary-bitter,' or 'exalted. See p. 3.

Lu. xvii. 16,9. Ro.xii. 20. See Samaria,' p. 25. sat. De. xxxiii. 3. Ca. ii. 3. See p. 67. (He. xiii. 2. tido pence. Fifteen pence of our money:

cumbered. Mt.vi. 24-30. Lu. xii. 29, 30. Jno.vi.37. more. Pr. xix. 17. 2 Co. ix. 6-8. He. vi. 10. one thing. Ps. xvi. 5, 6; lxxiii. 25. Mt. vi. 33. shd Pr. xiv. 21. See merciful,' p. 32.

Mk.

no. xvii. 3. Ac. iv. 12. Ph. iij. 8. Go. Ho. iv. 6. Lu. vi. 32-6. Jno. xiii. 15-7. 1 Pe. chosen. Jos. xxiv. 15. Ps. cxix. 30,111. Is. Iri.4,5. ii. 21, 1 Jno. iv. 10, 1. See mercy,' p. 68. shall not. Jno. iv, 14; X. 28. Ro. viii 35-9.

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