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Sect. XI. Part of the prophecy of Isaiah, relating to

the Messiah ..

.......... 35

Seet. XII. Some Greeks make enquiries concerning .

Christ. He is declared to be the Son of God by.

a voice from heaven. He prophesies of his cruci-

fixion...........

........ 36

Seet. XIII. Christ discourses concerning the baptism

of John. The parables of the man who had two

sons, and of the householder ......

.........

44

Sect. XIV. The parable of the marriage of the king's

son .....................

Sect. XV. The Pharisees question Christ concerning

paying tribute to Cæsar; and the Sadducecs
concerning the resurrection. He confounds them
both. He is questioned by a Scribe concerning
the great commandment. He questions the Pha-

risees concerning the son of David ...........
Sect. XVI. Christ denounces woes against the Scribes

and Pharisees, and against Jerusalem .........

Sect. XVII. The widow's mite ..................... 68

Sect. XVIII. Christ foretells the total overthrow of

Jerusalem, and prophesies concerning the end of

· the world ........

........... 70

Sect. XIX. Christ admonishes his disciples to be .

constantly watchful, that they may be prepared

for the day of judgment....................... 74

Sect. XX. The parables of the ten virgins, and the

talents. A description of the last judgment .. 77

Sect. XXI. Judas agrees with the chief-priest to be-

tray his Lord. The apostles make preparation

for the passover............

......... 84

Sect. XXII. A dispute amongst the Apostles con-

cerning pre-eminence in the kingdom of heaven.

Christ reproves them, and gives them an exam-

ple of humility by washing their feet .......... 87

Sect. XXIII, The institution of the Lord's Supper 92

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Sect. XXIV. Christ discovers the purpose of Judas

to betray him. He gives a new commandment 96

Scct. XXV. Christ comforts his disciples before his

death, with the promise of the Holy Ghost. He

enforces his commandment respecting Christian

benevolence. Bequeaths peace to his true dis-

ciples .......................... ........... 101

Sect. XXVI. Christ discourses of himself and his

church, under the similitude of a vine and its

branches. He again enjoins the practice of be-

nevolence. He foretels the persecution his dis-

ciples would meet with ......

Sect. XXVII. Christ discourses of the expediency of

his leaving them, and rcnews the promise of the

Holy Ghost............

....... 116

Sect. XXVIII. Christ prays for his disciples........ 121

Sect. XXIX. Peter's self-confidence aro.

128

Sect. XXX. Christ's agony in the garden ......... 132

Sect. XXXI. Christ betrayed by Judas. He resigns

himself into the hands of his enemies ..

Sect. XXXII. Christ is carried before the High Priest.

Peter denies him .......

Sect. XXXIII. Christ is examined at the palace of

Caiaphas..........

............... 149

Sect. XXXIV. Christ examined and condemned by

the Sanhedrim ........................... 151

Sect. XXXV. Christ brought before Pontius Pilate.

! Pilate sends him to Herod .................. 158

Sect. XXXVI. Christ examined by Herod, and sent

back to Pilate. He is scourged and crowned

with thorns, and condemned to crucifixion, by

the general voice of the Jewish people ........ 160

Sect. XXXVII. Part of Isaiah's prophecy relating to

the Messiah .

......... 109

Sect. XXXVIII. Christ's crucifixion. He prays for

his enemies. Two thieves crucified with him.

He yields up the Ghost and acconsenso.meron. 172

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Sect. XXXIX. Part of the xxiid Psalm. Prophetic

of our Saviour's reflections on the cross ...... 188

Sect. XL. Christ's body taken from the cross. Joseph

of Arimathea inters it in his own tomb. The

Jewish priests scal the sepulchre.............. 191

Sect. XLI. Judas Iscariot repenting, returns the mo-

ney to the High Priest, and hangs himself...... 196

Sect. XLII. Part of the prophecy of Isaiah, relating

to Christ's sufferings, death, and burial........ 201

Sect. XLIII. Christ's resurrection. He appears to

Mary Magdalene, Peter and John visit the se-

pulchre .....

Sect. XLIV. Christ appears to two of his disciples in

their way to Damascus......

...... 218

Sect. XLV. Christ appears to the eleven apostles.... 22:3

Sect. XLVI. The incredulity of Thomas. Christ ap-

pears to him ............................. 227

Sect. XLVII. Christ appears to Peter and other dis-

ciples at the sea of Tiberius........

......... 233

Sect. XLVIII, Christ questions Peter conoerning his

love for him, and commands him to feed his flock 230

Sect. XLIX. Christ meets all his apostles on a moun-

tain in Galilec......

Sect. L., Christ commands his disciples to baptize all

nations. He promises the aid of t1.e Holy Spirit.

He ascends visibly up to heaven........

............ 245

Sect. LI. Two angels discourse with the apostles after

the ascension of Christ........ ......... 250

Sect. LII. Extracts from the ancient prophets con-

cerning the glorious appearance of the Lord God

in their visious ......................... 255

Sect. LIII. Extracts from the Revelation of St. John

conccrving the appearance of the Son of God in

his visions .............

............. 258

Sect. LIV. The disciples elect another apostle in the

room of Judas.

.......... 265

Seet. LV. Extracts from the ancient prophets con-

cerning the Holy Spirit ......

269

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Sect. LVI. Christ's assertions and predictions, con-

cerning the Holy Ghost while he was upon earth 271

Sect. LVII. The Holy Spirit descends upon the

apostles. The gift of tongues. Peter“preaches

the Gospel ................................ 276

Sect. LVIII. A lame man cured by Peter ......... 286

Sect. LIX. Peter and John seized, and examined by

the Sanhedrim. The first Christians sell their

possessions .......

......... 291

Sect. LX. The sin and punishincnt of Ananias and

Sapphira ................................. 298

Sect. LXI. The Christian church increases. The

apostles imprisoned, and miraculously delivered.

They are examined by the Sanhedrim. Gaina-

liel's counsel ............................. 301

Sect. LXII. Seven deacons appointed to assist the

apostles in the distribution of the public charity.

The trial and martyrdom of Stephen.......... 305

Sect. LXIII. The burial of Stephen. A persecution 's

of the church. The disciples dispersed ...... 311

Sect. LXIV. Philip baptizes an Ethiopian nobleinan 314

Sect. LXV. The conversion of Saul .............. 318

Sect. LXVI. Peter cures Eneas of the palsy, and re- .

stores Tabitha to life ........................ 324

Sect. LXVII. Cornelius's vision. Peter's vision. Cor-

nelius and his friends converted to christianity,

and baptized by Peter ...................... 326

Sect. LXVIII, Peter gives an account of his inter-

view with Cornelius. The Gospel preached at

Antioch .........

.......... 335

Sect. LXIX. Herod causes James to be put to death. ..

He imprisons Peter who is delivered by an angel 337

Sect. LXX. Barnabas and Paul preach the Gospel to

the Gentiles. Elymas the sorcerer struck with

blindness. Paul and Barnabas pursue their

journey, propagating the Gospel.............. 342

Sect. LXXI. Paul and Barnabas go to Lystra. A .

lame man cured, ...

......... 346

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Sect. LXXII. Paul and Barnabas go to Jerusalem. :

They disagree and separate .................. 350

Sect. LXXIII. Paul with Silas continues his journey.

They are cast into prison, and miraculously de-

livered..........

................. 352-

Sect. LXXIV. Paul and Silas preach at Thessalonica

and Athens ................................. 355

Sect. LXXV. Paul visits Corinth and Ephesus, and

other cities ................................. 361

Sect. LXXVI. Paul sails towards Judea. He is met

by Agabus. He is seized in the temple at Jeru

salem. He is rescued by Lysias, and sent to Cc- .

sarea .........

............ 366

Sect. LXXVII. Paul accused by Tertullus the ora-

tor, before Felix. Makes his defence ........ 372

Sect. LXXVIII. Paul accused before Festus, by the

High Priest. Justifies himself, and apppeals to

.......................... 376

Sect. LXXIX. Paul makes his defence before Festus

the Roman governor, King Agrippa, and his

qucen Berenice ..........

Sect. LXXX. An account of the death of Paul, and

the other apostles . ....

......... 387

Sect. LXXXI. Concerning the operations of the Holy

Spirit ..............

........... 394

Sect. LXXXII. Christ's predictions concerning the

punishment of the Jews, and the destruction of

Jerusalem

............. 402

Sect. LXXXIII. The fulfilment of Christ's predic-

tions concerning Jerusalem and the Jews...... 411

Sect. LXXXIV. Visions which were understood to

be predictive of the end of the world, and the

future state of good and bad people .......... 420

Sect. LXXXV. The Conclusion....

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