Devotional commentary on the Gospel narrative, Volume 2

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Rivingtons, 1870 - Bible
 

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Contents

The Coming of the Magi
11
The Presentation in the Temple
12
The Flight into Egypt
13
The Childhood of Christ
14
PART II
16
The Voice in the Wilderness
19
The Teaching of the Baptist
23
The Approach of Christ foretold V Christ is baptized
25
The Temptation
29
The Testimony of John
31
Disciples brought to Christ
32
The Marriage in Cana of Galilee
33
PART III
35
Nicodemus coming by Night
36
Christ in the land of Judea
37
John cast into Prison
39
Jesus at the Well of Samaria
42
The Nobleman from Capernaum
44
The Jubilee announced at Nazareth
45
The Call of the Four Disciples
46
The Demoniac healed
48
The Evening of the Sabbath
51
The Mount of Beatitudes
53
The Beatitudes XIII The Law and the Prophets fulfilled
56
Alms Prayer and Fasting
59
Proverbial Precepts of the Gospel
61
The Miraculous Draught of Fishes
63
The Leper healed
65
The Cure of the Paralytic
67
The Calling of St Matthew
73
PART IV
74
The Charge of Breaking the Sabbath III Christ the Resurrection
75
The Testimonies of Christ
76
Plucking the Ears of Corn on the Sabbathday
79
The Withered Hand healed on the Sabbath
81
Christ retires toward the
84
Election of the Twelve Apostles
87
The Sermon on the Plain X Laws of Christian Love
90
Laws of Selfconduct
91
The Centurions Servant
92
The Widows Son at Nain XIV The Message from John in Prison XV The Baptist and Christ both rejected
98
The Sinner Anointing Christs Feet
99
Circuit through Galilee
101
PART V
102
The Pharisees seek a Sign
108
SECT PAGE III The Unclean Spirit returning
110
Our Lords Mother and Brethren come to Him
113
Christ dines with a Pharisee
114
Disciples warned against Hypocrisy
116
The Rich Man dying suddenly
117
Disciples exhorted to Heavenlymindedness
118
The Church exhorted to watch
119
The Galileans slain by Pilate
121
The Parables of the Sower the Seed and the Tares
123
The Mustard Seed and the Leaven
127
Parable of the Sower explained
129
Parable of the Tares explained
136
Parables of the Treasure the Pearl and the Net
137
Treatment of different Followers
139
The Tempest stilled on the Lake
140
The Demoniacs among the Gadarenes
145
The Feast at the House of Levi
151
The Raising of Jairuss Daughter
156
Two Blind Men healed and a Dumb Spirit cast out
166
PART VI
168
Further Instruction of Apostles
169
Herod hears of Christ
177
Christ retires with the Twelve
181
The First Miracle of the Loaves
185
Christ again retires to the Mountain
189
Christ walks upon the Sea
191
People healed at Gennesaret
195
Christ found at Capernaum
196
The Incarnation
197
Murmuring of the Jews
198
Disciples offended
199
PART VII
200
SECT PAGE I The Third Passover
201
What defileth the Man
203
The Woman of Canaan
205
A Deaf and Stammering Man healed
207
The Second Miracle of the Loaves
208
The Pharisees again seek a Sign
209
The Leaven of Scripture interpreted
211
The Blind Man at Bethsaida
212
The Great Confession of St Peter
215
The Passion foretold
217
The Woman taken in Adultery
248
The Light of the World will leave the Jews
249
The True Children of Abraham
250
The Man Blind from his Birth
252
The Sheepfold and Good Shepherd
254
SECT PAGE IX The Feast of Dedication
256
The Sisters Martha and Mary
257
The Raising of Lazarus
258
Effect of the Miracle
260
PART IX
262
The Seventy return
263
The Parable of the Good Samaritan
264
The Disciples taught to Pray
265
Are there few that be saved ?
266
The Dropsy healed on the Sabbath
268
All must be renounced for Christ
269
The Lost Sheep and the Lost Piece of Money
271
The Prodigal Son
272
The Unjust Steward
273
The Rich Man and Lazarus
274
Disciples warned of Offences
276
The Ten Lepers
277
On the Coming of the Kingdom
278
The Importunate Widow
279
Divorce and Chastity
280
Little Children brought to Christ
283
The Rich Young Ruler
285
The Labourers in the Vineyard
290
The Passion again foretold
293
The Request of James and John 94
294
The Supper at Bethany
305
Christ weeping over Jerusalem
316
The Question of Authority
327
SECT PAGE X Caution against the Pharisees
351
The Woes denounced in the Temple
353
XIL The Widow at the Treasury
357
PART XII
358
Inquiry of the Disciples
359
The Beginning of Sorrows
361
Suffering of Disciples
363
The Days of Antichrist
367
The Son of Man Coming ming
371
The Warnings
373
Parable of the Ten Virgins
378
VIIL Parable of the Talents
379
The Son of Man on the Throne of His Glory
380
PART XIII
382
The Betrayal
383
Preparation for the Passover 28
385
The Cup of the Old Testament
389
Washing the Disciples Feet
390
VI Judas Present
391
St Peter warned
396
The Bread
399
Christ Consoling His Disciples
400
The Cup of the New Testament
402
XIL Promise of the Comforter
405
XIIL The Great Intercession
407
The Going Forth
409
PART XIV
412
SECT PAGE I Our Lords Agony in the Garden
413
Christ betrayed and apprehended
417
The Denials of St Peter
425
Christ is condemned before Caiaphas
430
Our Lord delivered up to Pilate
436
Christ sent to Herod
438
Christ rejected of the People
440
Christ delivered up to be Crucified
445
The Remorse of Judas
450
The Way of Sorrows
451
The Crucifixion
455
The Death of Christ
463
The Evening of the Crucifixion
469
PART XV
474
An Angel speaks to the Women
476
The Guard proceed to the Chief Priests
477
Our Lord appears to Mary Magdalene
478
Our Lord seen by the Women VIII The Women in St Lukes account
480
The Disciples going to Emmaus
481
Their Return to Jerusalem
482
Our Lord appears to the Apostles in the absence of St Thomas
483
Second appearance to the Apostles Thomas being present
484
SECT PAGE XIII Christ appears by the Lake in Galilee
486
Our Lord appears on the Mountain in Galilee
488
Various Manifestations
489
The Ascension
491
Conclusion of St Johns Gospel
492

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Page 61 - Thou hypocrite, first cast out the beam out of thine own eye; and then shalt thou see clearly to cast out the mote out of thy brother's eye.
Page 379 - But the wise answered, saying. Not so; lest there be not enough for us and you : but go ye rather to them that sell, and buy for yourselves. And while they went to buy, the bridegroom came ; and they that were ready went in with him to the marriage : and the door was shut. Afterward came also the other virgins, saying, Lord, Lord, open to us. But he answered and said, Verily I say unto you, I know you not. Watch therefore, for ye know neither the day nor the hour wherein the Son of man cometh.
Page 14 - Then Herod, when he saw that he was mocked of the wise men, was exceeding wroth, and sent forth, and slew all the children that were in Beth-lehem, and in all the coasts thereof, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had diligently enquired of the wise men.
Page 221 - For whosoever shall be ashamed of me and of my words, of him shall the Son of man be ashamed, when he shall come in his own glory, and in his Father's, and of the holy angels.
Page 470 - Then the same day at evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were assembled for fear of the Jews, came Jesus and stood in the midst, and saith unto them, Peace be unto you.
Page 290 - Verily I say unto you, That ye which have followed me, in the regeneration when the Son of man shall sit in the throne of his glory, ye also shall sit upon twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
Page 282 - For there are some eunuchs, which were so born from their mother's womb : and there are some eunuchs, which were made eunuchs of men : and there be eunuchs, which have made themselves eunuchs for the kingdom of heaven's sake. He that is able to receive it, let him receive it...
Page 271 - What man of you, having an hundred sheep, if he lose one of them, doth not leave the ninety and nine in the wilderness, and go after that which is lost, until he find it ? And when he hath found it, he layeth it on his shoulders, rejoicing.
Page 56 - Ye are the salt of the earth : but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted : it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men.
Page 274 - And the lord commended the unjust steward, because he had done wisely : for the children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light. 9 And I say unto you, Make to yourselves friends of the mammon of unrighteousness; that when ye fail, they may receive you into everlasting habitations.

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