The Sunday-School World Volume 40, No. 6

The Sunday-School World Volume 40, No. 6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...with Luke 3: 14, is in accordance with the fact that Herod was at this time making war on Aretas (Jos. Antiq. xviii, 5,1). Beheaded him. This implies that the prison was near, and the execution done promptly. Laid it in a tomb, v. 29. And then "went and told Jesus" (Matt. 14: 12). Herod, no doubt, gave the body to John's disciples, for this would accord with his feelings toward the intrepid preacher. There is no ground for the tradition noticed by Jerome, that Herod flung the headless body over the prison walls. At Samaria, in the crypt of a ruined church, the pretended tomb of the Baptist is shown to credulous travellers. TOPICS FOR CLASS WORK. 1. What amazing power has truth over the conscience of even wicked men! 2. Men may hear, yet not heed, the truth. 3. Evil men are haunted by the thoughts of their evil deeds. 4. Bad men may reverence good men. 5. Christians who would be faithful to God must not fear the face of man. 6. A wicked daughter readily obeys the desires of a wicked mother. POINTS FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT'S DESK. 1. Many hear of Jesus now, as Herod did, only to reject him. 2. Christ's followers are faithful in rebuking sin in higli places and low. 3. Voluptuous pleasures and drinking lead to rash conduct and often to greater sins. 4. A cunning, vicious woman is a dangerous associate. 5. Oaths and promises that lead us to sin are to be avoided.-" God would rather have us break our word than his word."---Gossner. 6. In all our trials and sorrows we will find true comfort if we go and tell Jesus. ORIENTAL LIGHTS OH THE LESSON. BY JOHN TANNOUS HADDAD. The Dancing of Girls.--The customs of dancing in Palestine differ according to the different races of the people. The Turks in general and the Mohammedans more

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