Contemplations on the historical passages of the Old and New Testaments

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T. Nelson, 1860 - Bible - 602 pages
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An excellent book worthy of all Christian readers. It is simple enough for an ordinary believer and profound enough for the most experienced and learned saint. Beautifully and succinctly phrased observations of the historical passages of the Bible. Full of practical observation.

Contents

I2 Josiahs Reformation
366
I3 Josiahs Death with the Desolation of the Temple and Jerusalem
369
BOOK XXI
372
Nehemiah building the Walls of Jeru salem
378
Nehemiah redressing the Extortion of the Jews
382
Ahasuerus feastingVashti cast off Esther chosen
385
Haman disrespected by Mordecai Mor ons Message to Esther
389
Esther suing to Ahasuerus
395
Mordecai honoured by Haman
397
Hainan hangedMordecai advanced
399
FROM THE NEW TESTAMENT BOOK I
404
The Anunciation of Christ
408
The Birth of Christ
410
The Sages and the Star
413
The Purification
416
Herod and the Infants
418
BOOK II
421
Christs Baptism
424
Christ tempted
429
Simon called
433
The Marriage in Cana
435
The Good Centurion
438
BOOK III
441
The Rulers Son cured
443
The Dumb Devil ejected
444
Matthew called
449
Christ among the Gergesenes or Legion and the Gadarene Herd
451
BOOK IV
460
The Deaf and Dumb Man cured
465
Zaccheus
467
John Baptist beheaded
475
The Five Ixmves and Two Fishes
482
The Walk upon the Waters
487
The Bloody Issue healed
493
a Jairus and his Daughter
498
The Motion of the two fiery Disciples repelled
500
I0 The Ten Lepers
504
The Pool of Bethesda
507
l2 The Transfiguration of Christ 5I2 13 The Same 5I6 l4 The Same
513
l5 The Woman taken in Adultery
524
ia The Thankful Penitent
528
I7 Martha and Mary
534
ia The Beggar that was born blind cured
537
I9 The Stubborn Devil ejected
541
The Widows Mites
544
The Ambition of the two Sons of Ze bedee
545
The Tributemoney paid
548
Lazarus dead
550
Lazarus raised
554
Christs Procession to the Temple
560
The Figtree cursed
564
Christ betrayed
565
2a The Agony
569
Christ before Caiaphas
574
3l Christ before Pilate
576
The Crucifixion
581
The Resurrection 5119
589
The Ascension 508
598

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Page 226 - And he said, While the child was yet alive, I fasted and wept: for I said, Who can tell whether God will be gracious to me, that the child may live? But now he is dead, wherefore should I fast? can I bring him back again? I shall go to him, but he shall not return to me.
Page 358 - And it came to pass that night, that the angel of the LORD went out, and smote in the camp of the Assyrians an hundred fourscore and five thousand : and when they arose early in the morning, behold, they were all dead corpses.
Page 395 - The king's heart is in the hand of the LORD, as the rivers of water: he turneth it whithersoever he will.
Page 500 - And when his disciples James and John saw this, they said, Lord, wilt thou that we command fire to come down from heaven, and consume them, even as Elias did? But he turned, and rebuked them, and said, Ye know not what manner of spirit ye are of. For the Son of man is not come to destroy men's lives, but to save them.
Page 447 - For after that in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe.
Page 338 - Who is on my side? who?" And there looked out to him two or three eunuchs. And he said, "Throw her down." So they threw her down: and some of her blood was sprinkled on the wall, and on the horses : and he trode her under foot.
Page 379 - If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget her cunning. If I do not remember thee, let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth; if I prefer not Jerusalem above my chief joy.
Page 300 - And the king of Israel said unto Jehoshaphat, There is yet one man, Micaiah the son of Imlah, by whom we may inquire of the Lord: but I hate him; for he doth not prophesy good concerning me, but evil.
Page 281 - And she said, as the Lord thy God liveth, I have not a cake, but an handful of meal in a barrel and a little oil in a cruse: and behold, I am gathering two sticks, that I may go in and dress it for me and my son, that we may eat it and die.
Page 264 - Lo, children are an heritage of the Lord : and the fruit of the womb is his reward. As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man ; so are children of the youth. Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them : they shall not be ashamed, but they shall speak with the enemies in the gate.

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