A Practical Commentary on Holy Scripture: For the Use of Those who Teach Bible History

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B. Herder, 1910 - Bible - 839 pages
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Related Subjects: Bible -- Commentaries. | Bible -- History of Biblical events.
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Contents

Joseph in the House of Putiphar
94
Joseph in Prison
97
Josephs Exaltation
100
The Sons of Jacob go into Egypt
105
Benjamins Journey to Egypt
109
Josephs Silver Cup
111
Joseph makes himself known to his Brethren
113
Jacob goes into Egypt
115
The Prophecy and Death of Jacob and Joseph
118
Second Part
120
Jobs Patience
122
THE AGE OF MOSES XXIX The Birth of Moses
128
The Flight of Moses
131
The Burning Bush and Call of Moses
132
The Ten Plagues of Egypt
136
The Paschal Lamb Departure from Egypt
141
Passage of the Red Sea
145
The Miracles wrought in the Desert
149
God gives the Ten Commandments on Mount Sinai
152
The Golden Calf
158
The Making of the Tabernacle
161
Laws Regulating Divine Worship
166
The Spies
174
The Revolt of Core and his Adherents
178
The Doubt of Moses The Brazen Serpent
181
The Prophecy of Balaam
185
Parting Advice of Moses His Death
187
JOSUE AND THE JUDGES XLV Entrance of the Israelites into the Promised Land
191
The Judges Gedeon Samson
196
Ruths Affection for her MotherinLaw
205
XLV11I Samuel Impiety of the Sons of Heli
209
THE KINGS XLIX Saul elected King
216
David the Young Shepherd
220
David slays Goliath
222
Friendship of Jonathan and David
225
Davids Noble Conduct towards Saul
228
Chapter Page LIV Davids Piety His Zeal for Gods Glory
232
The Prophecies of David
236
Davids Fall and Penance Revolt and Punishment of Absalom
239
LVH Davids Last Words His Death
247
LVI1I Solomons Prayer His Wisdom
250
UX The Building and Consecration of the Temple
253
Solomons Magnificence His Apostasy and its Punishment
258
Division of the Kingdom
261
God raises up Prophets Mission of the Prophet Elias
264
LX1II The Sacrifice of Elias
269
Wickedness of Achab and Jezabel Their Punishment
274
Elias taken up to Heaven The Prophet Eliseus chosen to succeed him
277
The Prophet Jonas
287
Fall of the Kingdom of Israel Assyrian Captivity Tobias
292
Parting Advice of Tobias to His Son Departure of Young Tobias
297
Tobias returns home and cures his Father
302
Decline of the Kingdom of Juda The Prophets Joel and Micheas
307
King Ozias wishing to usurp the Priestly Functions is stricken with Leprosy
309
The Prophecies of Isaias
310
The Pious King Ezechias
314
The Heroic Judith
315
THE BABYLONIAN CAPTIVITY LXXV Fall of the Kingdom of Juda The Babylonian Captivity
321
Daniel saves Susanna
330
The Prophet Daniel The three Young Men in the Fiery Furnace
334
King BaltassarThe God Bel
340
Daniel in the Lions Den
344
Return of the Jews from Babylon
347
Esther
351
Translation of the Old Testament into Greek Wise sayings of Jesus the Son of Sirach
357
The Martyrdom of Eleazar
360
The Martyrdom of the seven Machabees
363
LXXXV Valiant Exploits of Judas Machabeus
367
LXXXVL The Fulness of Time
373
FIRST SECTION HISTORY OF JESUS CHRIST Chapter page I Announcement of the birth of John the Baptist
381
Annunciation of the Birth of Christ
385
The Visitation
390
Birth of John the Baptist
394
Birth of Jesus Christ
398
The Shepherds at the Manger
402
The Presentation in the Temple
405
Adoration of the Magi
411
The Flight into Egypt
416
Jesus at the Age of Twelve Years goes to the Temple
420
John the Baptist the Precursor of Christ
424
Jesus is baptized by John and tempted by the Devil
428
The Sermon on the Mount
468
The Cure of the Leper and of the Centurions Servant
484
Jesus raises from the Dead the Son of the Widow of Nairn
489
John the Baptist sends Messengers to Christ
492
The Penitent Magdalen
494
Jesus heals on the Sabbath the Man languishing thirtyeight Years and proves His Equality with the Father
498
Sin against the Holy GhostMary declared Blessed
502
Jesus preaching on the Lake of Genesareth Parables
506
Christ stills the Tempest
512
Jesus raises to Life the Daughter of Jairus and heals the Woman afflicted with an Issue of Blood
515
Jesus chooses and sends forth His Apostles
518
John the Baptist is put to Death
523
The miracle of the Loaves and I ishes and the Walking on the Water
525
Jesus promises to give the Bread of Life
530
The Cure of the Daughter of the Woman of Chanaan and of the deaf and dumb Man
535
Chaptfr page XXXVI Jesus promises Peter the Keys of the Kingdom of Heaven
538
XXXVDL The Transfiguration
542
The Tribute of the Temple
545
Jesus and the Little Children
547
Fraternal CorrectionForgiveness of InjuriesThe Unforgiving Servant
551
Jesus sends forth His seventytwo Disciples
554
The Doctor of the LawThe Good Samaritan
555
Mary and Martha
559
Jesus the Good Shepherd
561
The Parable of the Prodigal Son
564
The Parable of Dives and Lazarus
569
The Danger of Riches and the Reward of voluntary Poverty A Parable
573
XLVTil Jesus gives Sight on the Sabbath to the Man born Blind
576
The Lords Prayer
580
The Pharisee and the Publican
584
Ten memorable Sayings of our Lord
585
Jesus at the Feast of the Dedication clearly asserts His Divinity
589
LIU The Labourers in the Vineyard
592
The Raising of Lazarus from the Dead
595
Jesus foretells His Passion and is anointed by Mary at Bethania
601
Triumphal Entry of Jesus into Jerusalem
604
LVTL The Parable of the MarriageFeast
608
LVHI The Tribute of Csesar
611
The Woes against the Pharisees and the Widows Mites
614
Jesus foretells the Destruction of Jerusalem and the End of the World
616
The Parable of the Ten Virgins
620
The Parable of the Talents
623
The Last Judgment
626
The Washing of the Feet
629
Jesus institutes the Most Holy Sacrament
632
Jesus foretells the Treason of Judas
637
Jesus foretells the Denial of Peter and the Flight of the Apostles
640
The Last Discourse and Pontifical Prayer of our Lord
642
The Agony of Jesus in the Garden
649
Jesus is apprehended and bound
656
Jesus before Annas and Caiphas
660
The Denial and Repentance of PeterThe Despair of Judas
664
Jesus before Pilate and Herod
672
Jesus is scourged crowned with Thorns and condemned to Death
676
Jesus carries His Cross to Mount CalvaryHe is crucified
686
The Seven Last Words on the Cross and the Death of our Lord
693
Jesus is laid in the Sepulchre
703
Jesus rises from the Dead
710
Chapter pack LXXIX Jesus appears to Mary Magdalen and Peter
714
Jesus appears to Two of His Disciples on the Way to Emmaus
716
Jesus appears to the assembled Apostles and institutes the Sacrament of Penance
721
LXXX1I Jesus appears to the Disciples by the Sea of Galilee and confers upon Peter the promised Supremacy
726
The Ascension of Jesus Christ
729
SECOND SECTION THE ACTS OF THE APOSTLES LXXXIV The Election of MatthiasDescent of the Holy Ghost
734
A Lame Man cured by Peter and JohnThey are brought before the Council
741
The Holy Life of the First Christians Ananias and Saphira
745
The Twelve Apostles in Prison Gamaliels Counsel
749
Election and Ordination of Deacons Stephen the First Martyr
753
The Sacrament of ConfirmationBaptism of the Officer of Queen Candace
758
The Conversion of Saul about A D 37
763
Peters JourneyHe raises Tabitha to Life
768
The Conversion of Cornelius
771
Peter in Prison A D 42
777
St Pauls First Mission A D 4548
781
The Council of Jerusalem about A D 50
787
The Second Mission of St Paul A D 51 54
790
St Pauls Third Mission A D 5568
795
XCVI1I Last Years of the Lives of the Apostles
799
The Perpetuity of the Apostolic Church
805
Concordance between Holy Scripture and the Catechism
809
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Page 577 - I say unto you, though he will not rise and give him, because he is his friend, yet, because of his importunity, he will rise and give him as many as he needeth.
Page 515 - And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear your words, when ye depart out of that house or city, shake off the dust of your feet. Verily I say unto you, It shall be more tolerable for the land of Sodom and Gomorrha in the day of judgment, than for that city.
Page 622 - I was hungry, and you gave me to eat: I was thirsty, and you gave me to drink: I was a stranger, and you took me in : naked, and you covered me : sick, and you visited me : I was in prison, and you came to me.
Page 791 - For I am the least of the apostles, that am not meet to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
Page 617 - 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.
Page 608 - And they sent out unto him their disciples with the Herodians, saying, Master, we know that thou art true, and teachest the way of God in truth, neither carest thou for any man: for thou regardest not the person of men.
Page 478 - Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles ? Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit ; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit. A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit. Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit, is hewn down, and cast into the fire. Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.
Page 544 - Wherefore if thy hand or thy foot offend thee, cut them off, and cast them from thee : it is better for thee to enter into life halt or maimed, rather than having two hands or two feet to be cast into everlasting fire.
Page 102 - And they said one to another, We are verily guilty concerning our brother, in that we saw the anguish of his soul, when he besought us, and we would not hear; therefore is this distress come upon us.
Page 507 - Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a merchant man, seeking go'odly pearls : who, when he had found one pearl of great price, went and sold all that he had, and bought it.

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