Scripture Lessons

Scripture Lessons

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1834 edition. Excerpt: ...did he mean to check by it? Recite the parable of the barren fig-tree? What is the meaning of that parable? What miracle moved the indignation of the ruler of thesynagogue, and why? To what common practice did our Lord allude in his answer? What effect had his answer on his adversaries, and what on the people? By what comparison is the great extent of God's kingdom from small beginnings, represented? Hy what comparison is the succe33 of the Gospel in effecttl i Pg the world, represented? LESSON XVII. Christ goes towards Jerusalem--exhorts to enter by the narrow gate--many shall come from all parts and sit in the kingdom of God--Christ is told that Herod sought to kill him--his reply--and lamentation over Jerusalem--he cures the dropsy on the Sabbath-day--and justifies himself---he recommends humility--and to invite the poor--the parable of the great supper, and the excuses of those that were bidden--the disposition requisite to be Christ's disciple--before building, necessary to count the cost. FROM LUKE XIII. AND XIV. And he went through the cities and villages teaching, and making his journey toward Jerusalem. And one said to him, Lord, are those who are saved few? And he said to them, Strive to enter by the narrow gate, for many, I say to you, will seek to enter, and will not be able. When once the master of the house is risen, and hath shut the door, and ye begin to stand without, and to knock at the door, saying, Lord, Lord, open unto us; and he answering will say to you, I know you not whence ye are; then ye will begin to say, We have eaten and drunk in thy presence, and thou hast taught in our streets: but he will say, I tell you, I know you not whence you are; depart from me, all workers of iniquity. There shall be weeping and gnashing more

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