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widow, and recommends humility by that of the
Being come to Jerusalem at the feast of dedication
Having admonished the Pharisees of their danger, he represents himself, first as the door of the sheepfold, $132, then as the good shepherd of the flock, 133 ; and discourses of his union with the Father, upon which the Jews attempt to seize him, and he retires beyond Jordan, g 134.
Jesus declares against divorces, 135 ; blesses the J. P. little children, 136 ; answers the young ruler, who 4746. applied so respectfully to him ; discourses of the danger of riches, g 137; and warns the Jews not to envy the Gentiles being called to equal privileges with themselves, by the parable of the labourers in the vineyard, § 138.
Hearing of the sickness of Lazarus, he determines
from the dead, g 140.
Setting out on his last journey to Jerusalem, he
Passing through Jericho, he cures the two blind men, and converts Zaccheus the publican, $ 143 : After which he delivers the parable of the ten pounds, and represents the vengeance he would take on his enemies, s 144.
He is entertained at Bethany, and his feet anointed by Mary: Many flock thither to see Lazarus, whom also the chief priests conspire to kill, $ 145.
Christ rides in triumph to Jerusalem on the first day of the week, $ 146. When he came near the city, he weeps over it, and at his entrance goes into the temple, which he vindicates a second time from the profanation of the traders, and performs several miracles there, § 147. :
Discourses with some Greeks who came up to the
Returning to Jerusalem on Tuesday morning, the
Confounds the attempt to insnare him in the ques.
Going out of the temple, he applauds the liberality
The rulers contrive how they may seize Jesus :
Christ returns again on Wednesday to teach in
On Thursday morning, he directs two of his disci.
At the antepast, he rebukes their ambition, and
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He exhorts them to mutual love, foretells Peter's
After this he addresses his disciples with a large
Christ falls into an agony: His disciples sleep, sl 182. Judas betrays him: He yields himself up, and they forsake him, $ 183. He is conducted to the palace of Caiaphas, where Peter denies him, § 184.
He is examined and condemned on Friday morning by the Sanhedrim, $185: Then is brought before Pilate, and examined by him, $186; is sent to Hero od, who returns him to Pilate, / 187, who having in vain attempted his release, declaring to the Jews hel found no fault in him, at length yields to their importunity, and gives judgment against him, Ø 188.
Being delivered up by Pilate, after various abuses, he is led forth to Calvary, and nailed to the cross, $ 189. His garments are divided ; and while he is himself outrageously insulted, he shews mercy to the penitent robber, $ 190; and having commended his mother to the care of John, expires: Amazing prodigies attend his death, and alarm the spectators, 9191.
Christ's body is pierced on the cross; then begged, and buried, by Joseph of Arimathea, j 192.
Judas confesses his guilt on Christ's being condemned, and hangs himself in despair, \ 193—
On the morrow after the crucifixion, (which was the Jewish Sabbath, or Saturday,) the Jews desire to have the sepulchre secured, and procure a guard to watch it, 1-193.
Christ rises from the dead early on Lord's day morning: Mary Magdalene, finding the sepulchre open, calls Peter and John, who enter into it and return, while Christ makes his first appearance to her, 10 194.
The other women, coming to the sepulchre, are informed of his resurrection by angels, who bid them go and tell his disciples : He appears to them as they
return, and they report it to his incredulous disciples,
j 195. ! The guards who had Aed away make their report | of what had passed to the chief priests, and are hired
to disguise the truth. Christ appears to Peter, 0196, and then to the two disciples on their way to Em. maus, $197, who return and report it; and while they are together, Christ appears to all the company the same evening, 198.
On that day sevennight he appears again to the eleven, Thomas being with them, and offers to be examined by his touch, s 199.
He discovers himself to Peter and other disciples at the Sea of Tiberias, while they were fishing, ( 200; and, after a remarkable discourse with that apostle, foretells his martyrdom, | 201.
Christ appears to the whole body of his disciples in Galilee, and afterwards meets the apostles several times at Jerusalem, discoursing with them of the affairs of his kingdom, | 202.
He leads them out of the city, and, having blessed them, ascends to heaven in their sight: They return joyful to Jerusalem, $ 203 ; with which the history of the evangelists concludes.
CONTENTS OF THE THIRD VOLUME, THAT IS, OF
THE HISTORY OF THE ACTS OF THE APOSTLES.
Christ (as was said before,) ascends to heaven from the mount of Olives in the view of his apostles forty
days after his resurrection, $1. i The apostles return to Jerusalem, and being as
sembled with the rest of the disciples, Matthias is chosen in the room of Judas, $ 2.
The Holy Spirit descends upon the apostles on the day of Pentecost, and people of all nations hear them speak in their own language : Peter declares, that| this was what the prophet Joel had foretold, 93, and shews, that Jesus whom they crucified was risen from the dead, and was the true Messiah, 84. Great numbers are converted, and baptized ; and converts are daily added to the church, s 5.
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| Peter and John cure a man who had been lame
The two apostles are seized by order of the Sanhe-
The twelve are apprehended and imprisoned, and,
ties, $ 11, | 34 | The seven deacons are chosen : The number of
disciples multiplies, and many of the priests believe,
Philip the deacon preaches Christ at Samaria, and