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not when he led them through, the deserts: he caused the waters to flow out of the rock for them; he clave the rock also, and the waters gushed out.

Isa. li, 10. Art thou not it which hath dried the sea, the waters of the great deep; that hath made the depths of the sea a way for the ransomed to pass over?

Isa. Ixiii,12. That led them by the right hand of Moses with his glorious arm, dividing the water before them to make himself an everlasting name?

Rev. xvi, 12. And the sixth angel poured out his vial upon the great river Euphrates; and the water thereof was dried up. that the way of the kings of the east might be prepared.

IN CONNECTION WITH
JOSHUA.

JORDAN DIVIDED. Joshua iii, 14-17. And it came to pass, when the people removed from their tents, to pass over Jordan, and the priests bearing the ark of the covenant before the people; And as they that bare the ark were come unto Jordan, and the feet of the priests that bare the ark were dipped in the brim of the water, (for Jordan overfloweth all his banks all the time of harvest.) That the waters, which came down from above, stood, and rose up upon an heap, very far from the city Adam, that is beside Zaretan; and those that came down toward the sea of the plain even the salt sea, failed, and were cut off; and the people passed over right against Jericho. And the priests, that bare the ark of the covenant of

the LORD, stood firm on dry ground in the midst of Jordan, and all the Israelites passed over on dry ground, until all the people were passed clean over Jordan.

Joshua iv, 16-18. Command the

priests that bear the ark of the

testimony, that they come up out of Jordan. Joshua therefore commanded the priests, saying, Come ye up out of Jordan. And it came to pass, when the priests that bare the ark of the covenant of the LORD were come up out of the midst of Jordan, and the soles

of the priests' feet were lifted up unto the dry land, that the waters of Jordan returned unto their place, and flowed over all his banks, as they did before.

Ps. cxiv, 1-6. When Israel went out of Egypt, the house of Jacob from a people of strange language; Judahwas his sanctuary and Israel his dominion. The sea saw it, and

will cease. And he found a new jaw-bone of an ass, and put forth his hand and took it, and slew a thousand men therewith.

fled; Jordan was driven back. | avenged of you, and after that I The mountains skipped like rams, and the little hills like lambs. What ailed thee, O thou sea, that thou fleddest? thou Jordan that driven back? Ye thou wast mountains, that ye skipped like rams: and ye little hills, like lambs?

CAPTURE OF JERICHO.

PERSONAL STRENGTH.

Judges xv. 11-14. Then three thousand men of Judah went to the top of the rock Etam, and said to Samson. Knowest thou not that the Philistines are rulers

hast done unto us? And he said unto them, As they did unto me, so have I done unto them. And

Joshua vi, 20. So the people over us? what is this that thou shouted when the priests blew with the trumpets: and it came to pass, when the people heard the sound of the trumpet, and the people shouted with a great shout, that the people went up into the city, every man straight before him, and they took the city.

that the wall fell down flat, so

SUN AND MOON STAYED. Josh. x. 13. 14. And the sun stood still, and the moon stayed, until the people had avenged themselves upon their enemies. 18 not this written in the book of Jasher? So the sun stood still in the midst of heaven, and hasted not to go down about a whole day. And there was no day like that before it, or after it, that the LORD hearkened unto the voice of a man: for the LORD fought for Israel.

STORM.

Josh. x. 11. And it came to pass, as they fled from before Israel. and were in the going down to Beth-horon, that the LORD cast down great stones from heaven upon them unto Azekah, and they died: they were more which died with hailstones than they whom the children of Israel slew with the sword.

SUPERNATURAL STRENGTH

IN CONNECTION WITH
SAMSON.

A LION KILLED.

Judges xiv, 6. And the Spirit of the LORD came mightily upon

him, and he rent him as he would have rent a kid, and he had nothing in his hand: but he told not his father or his mother what he had done.

SLAUGHTER OF THE PHILISTINES. Judges xiv, 19. And the Spirit of the LORD came upon him, and he went down to Ashkelon, and slew thirty men of them, and took their spoil, and gave change of garments unto them which expounded the riddle: and his anger was kindled, and he went up to his father's house.

Judges xv, 7, 15. And Samson said unto them, Though ye have done this, yet will I be

they said unto him, We are come down to bind thee, that we may

deliver thee into the hand of the Philistines. And Samson said

unto them, Swear unto me, that ye will not fall upon me yourselves. And they spake unto him, saying, No; but we will bind thee fast, and deliver thee into their hand; but surely we will not kill thee. And they bound him with two new cords, and brought him up from the rock. And when he came unto Lehi, the Philistines shouted against him: an the Spirit of the LORD came mightily upon him; and the cords that arere upon his arms became as flax that was burnt with fire, and his bands loosed from off his hands.

Judges xvi, 6--14. And Delilah said to Samson, Tell me, I pray thee, wherein thy great strength lieth, and wherewith thou might est be bound to afflict thee. And Samson said unto her, If they bind me with seven green withs that were never dried, then shall I be weak, and be as another man. Then the lords of the Philistines brought up to her seven green withs which had not been dried, and she bound him with them. (Now there were men lying in wait, abiding with her in the chamber.) And she said unto him, The Philistines be upon thee, Samison. And he brake the withs, as a thread of tow is broken when the it toucheth fire: so his strength was not known. Delilah said unto Samson, Behold,

And

thou hast nocked me, and told me lies: now tell me, I pray thee, wherewith thou mightest be bound. And he said unto her, If they bind me fast with new ropes, that never were occupied, then shall I be weak, and be as another man. Delilah therefore took new ropes, and bound him therewith, and said unto him The Philistines be upon thee, Samson. And there were liers in wait, abiding in the chamber. And he brake them from off his arms like a thread. And Delilah said unto Samson, Hitherto thou hast mocked me, and told me lies: tell me wherewith thou mightest be bound, And he said unto her, If thou

weavest the seven locks of my head with the web. And she fastened it with the pin, and said unto him, The Philistines be upon thee, Samson. And he awaked out of his sleep, and went away with the pin of the beam, and with the web.

CARRYING THE Gates of GazA. Judges xvi, 1-3. Then went Samson to Gaza, and saw there an harlot, and went in unto her. And it was told the Gazites, saying, Samson is come hither. And they compassed him in, and laid wait for him all night in the gate of the city, and were quiet all the night, saying, In the morning, when it is day, we shall kill him. And Samson lay till midnight, and arose at midnight and took the doors of the gate of the city, and the two posts, and went away with them, bar and all, and put them upon his shoulders, and carried them up to the top of an hill, that is before Hebron.

DESTRUCTION OF DAGON'S
TEMPLE.

Judges xvi, 29. 30. And Samson took hold of the two middle pillars upon which the house stood, and on which it was borne up, of

the one with his right hand, and of the other with his left. And Samson said, Let me die with the Philistines. And he bowed himself with all his might; and the house fell upon the lords, and upon all the people that were therein: so the dead which he slew at his death were more than they which he slew in his life.

THE OVERTHROW OF

DAGON.

great, and they had emerods in I answered and said unto the man
their secret parts. Therefore of God, Entreat now the face of
they sent the ark of God to the LORD thy God, and pray for
Ekron. And it came to pass, as me, that my hand may be restor-
the ark of God came to Ekron, ed me again. And the man of
that the Ekronites cried out, say- God besought the LORD, and the
ing, They have brought about king's hand was restored him
the ark of the God of Israel to us, again, and became as it was
to slay us and our people. So before.
they sent and gathered together
all the lords of the Philistines,
and said, Send away the ark of
the God of Israel, and let it go
again to his own place, that it
slay us not, and our people: for
there was a deadly destruction
throughout all the city; the hand
of God was very heavy there.

UPON UZZAH.

2 Sam. vi, 7. And the anger of the LORD was kindled against Uzzah; and God smote him there for his error; and there he died by the ark of God.

UPON THE MEN OF BETHSHEMESH.

1 Sam. vi, 19. And he smote the
men of Bethshemesh, becausethey
had looked into the ark of the

LORD, even he smote of the people
fifty thousand and threescore and
ten men. And the people la-
mented, because the LORD had
smitten many of the people with

a great slaughter.

IN CONNECTION WITH
DAVID AND SOLOMON.
1 Chron. xxi, 26. And David built

there an altar unto the LORD, and
off red burnt offerings and peace
offerings, and called upon the
LORD; and he answered him from
heaven by fire upon the altar of
burnt offering.

IN CONNECTION WITH
ELIJAH.

DROUGHT CAUSED.

1 Kings xvii, 1. And Elijah the Tishbite, who was of the inhabitants of Gilead, said unto Ahab,

As the LORD God of Israel liveth,

before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years. but according to my word.

James v, 17. Elias was a man subject to like passions as we are, might not rain: and it rained not and he prayed earnestly that it on the earth by the space of three years and six months.

MEAL AND OIL MULTIPLIED.

1 Kings xvii, 14, 15. For thus barrel of meal shall not waste, saith the LORD God of Israel. The neither shall the cruse of oil fail, until the day that the LORD sendeth rain upon the earth. And she

went and did according to the saying of Elijah: and she, and he, and her house, did eat many days.

THE PROPHET FED BY RAVENS. 1 Kings xvii, 6. And the ravens brought him bread and flesh in the morning, and bread and flesh in the evening; and he drank of the brook.

1 Sam. v, 4. And when they Solomon had made an end of said unto her, Give me thy son.

arose early on the morrow moruing, behold, Dagon was fallen upon his face to the ground before the ark of the LORD; and the head of Dagon and both the palms of his hands were cut off upon the threshold; only the stump of Dagon was left to him.

IN BOOKS OF SAMUEL. THUNDER STORM IN HARVEST.

1 Sam xii, 18. So Samuel called unto the LORD; and the LORD sent thunder and rain that day: and all the people greatly feared the

LORD and Samuel.

INFLICTION OF DISEASE UPON THE
PHILISTINES.

1 Sam. v, 9-11. And it was so that, after they had carried it ab ut, the hand of the LORD was against the city with a very great destruction: and he smote the men of the city, both small and

A CHILD RESTORED TO LIFE. 2 Chron. vil, 1. Now, when 1 Kings xvii, 19-23. And he praying, the fire came down from And he took him out of her heaven, and consumed the burnt-bosom, and carried him up into a offering and the sacrifices; and the glory of the LORD filled the house

IN CONNECTION WITH

JEROBOAM.

1 Kings xiii, 3-6. And he gave a sign the same day, saying, This is the sign which the LORD hath spoken; Behold, the altar shall be rent, and the ashes that are upon it shall be poured out. And it boam heard the saying of the man came to pass, when king Jeroof God, which had cried against the altar in Beth-el, that he put forth his hand from the altar, Saying, Lay hold on him. And his hand, which he put forth against him, dried up, so that he could not pull it in again to him. The altar also was reut, and the ashes poured out from the altar, according to the sign which the man of God had given by the word of the LORD. And the king

loft, where be abode, and laid him upon his own bed. And he cried unto the LORD, and said, O LORD my God, hast thou also brought evil upon the widow with whom I sojourn, by slaying her son? And he stretched himself upon this child three times, and cried unto the LORD, and said, O LORD my God, I pray thee, let the child's soul come into bim again. And the LORD heard the voice of Elijah; and the soul of the child came into him again, and he revived. And Elijah took the child, and brought him down out of the chamber into the house, and delivered him unto his mother: and Elijah said, See, thy son liveth.

SACRIFICE CONSUMED BY FIRE.

1 Kings xviii, 33--38. And he put the wood in order, and cut the bullock in picces, and laid

him on the wood, and sald, Fill four barrels with water, and pour it on the burnt-sacrifice, and on the wood. And he said. Do it the second time: and they did it the second time. And he said, Do it the third time: and they did it the third time. And the water ran round about the altar, and he filled the trench also with water And it came to pass, at the time of the offering of the evening sacrifice, that Elijah the prophet came near, and said, LORD God of Abraham, Isaac, and of Israel, let it be known this day that thou art God in Israel, and that I am thy servant, and that I have done all these things at thy word. Hear me, O LORD, hear me; that this people may know that thou art the LORD God, and that thou hast turned their heart back again. Then the fire of the LORD fell, and consumed the burntsacrifice, and the wood, and the stones, and the dust, and licked up the water that was in the trench.

MEN DESTROYED BY FIRE. 2 Kings i, 10, 12. And Elijah answered and said to the captain

of fifty, If I be a man of God, then let fire come down from heaven, and consume thee and thy fifty.

And there came down fire from

heaven, and consumed him and his fifty. And Elijah answered and said unto them, if I be a man of God, let fire come down from heaven, and consume thee and thy fitty. And the fire of God came down from heaven, and consumed him and his fifty.

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hold, I pray thee, the situation of this city is pleasant, as my lord seeth: but the water is naught, and the ground barren. And he said, Bring me a new cruse, and put salt therein: and they brought it to him. And he went forth unto the spring of the waters, and cast the salt in there, and said, Thus saith the LORD, I have healed these waters; there shall not be from thence any more death or barren land. So the waters were healed unto this day, according to the saying of Elisha which he spake.

CHILDREN TORN BY BEARS.

2 Kings ii, 24. And he turned back, and looked on them, and cursed them in the name of the LORD. And there came forth two she-bears out of the wood, and tare forty and two children of them.

OIL MULTIPLIED.

2 Kings iv, 1-6. Now there cried a certain woman of the wives of the sons of the prophets unto Elisha, saying, Thy servant knowest that thy servant did fear my husband is dead; and thou

the LORD: and the creditor is

come to take unto him my two sons to be bond-men. And Elisha said unto her, What shall I do for thee? tell me, what hast thou in

the house? And she said, Thine handmaid hath not any thing in the house, save a pot of oil. Then he said, Go, borrow thee vessels abroad of all thy neighbours, even empty vessels; borrow not a few. And when thou art come in, thou shalt shut the door upon thee and upon thy sons, and shalt pour out into all those vessels, and thou shalt set aside that which is full. So she went from him, and shut the door upon her and upon her sons, who brought the vessels to her; and she poured out. And it came to pass, when the vessels were full, that she said unto her son, Bring me yet a vessel. And he said unto her, There is not a vessel more. And the oil stayed.

THE DEARTH.

2 Kings iv, 38-44. And Elisha came again to Gilgal: and there was a dearth in the land; and the sons of the prophets were sitting before him: and he said unto his servant, Set on the great pot, and seethe pottage for the sons of the prophets. And one went out into the field to gather herbs, and found a wild vine, and gathered thereof wild gourds his lap-full,

and came and shred them into the pot of pottage: for they knew them not. So they poured out for the men to eat: and it came to pass, as they were eating of the

pottage, that they cried out, and said, O thou man of God, there is death in the pot. And they could not eat thereof. But he said, Then bring meal: and he cast it into the pot; and he said, Pour ont for the people, that they may eat. And there was no harm in the pot. And there came a man from Baal-shalisha, and brought the man of God bread of the first-fruits, twenty loaves of barley, and full ears of corn in the husk thereof. And he said, Give unto the people, that they may eat. And his servitor said, What! should I set this before an hundred men? He said again, Give the people, that they may eat: for thus saith the LORD, They shall eat, and shall leave thereof. So he set it before them, and they did eat, and left thereof, according to the word of the LORD.

CHILD RESTORED TO LIFE.

2 Kings iv, 32-35. And when behold, the child was dead, and Elisha was come into the house, laid upon his bed. He went in therefore, and shut the door upon LORD. And he went up, and lay them twain, and prayed unto the upon the child, and put his mouth upon his mouth, and his eyes upon hands; and he stretched himself his eyes, and his hands upon his upon the child, and the flesh of

the child waxed warm. Then he

returned, and walked in the house stretched himself upon him: and to and fro; and went up, and the child opened his eyes. the child sneezed seven times, and

NAAMAN HEALED.

2 Kings v, 10, 14. And Elisha sent a messenger unto him, saying, Go and wash in Jordan seven times, and thy flesh shall come again to thee, and thou shalt be clean. Then went he down, and dipped himself seven times in Jordan, according to the saying of the man of God: and his flesh came again like unto the flesh of a little child, and he was clean.

GEHAZI STRUCK WITH LEPROSY. 2 Kings v, 27. The leprosy therefore of Naaman shall cleave unto thee, and unto thy seed for ever. And he went out from his presence a leper as white as snow.

IRON CAUSED TO SWIM. 2 Kings vi, 6. And the man of God said, Where fell it? shewed him the place. And he And he cut down a stick, and cast it in thither, and the iron did swim.

SYRIANS SMITTEN WITH BLINDNESS.

2 Kings vi, 18. And when they came down to him, Elisha prayed

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Whatsoever he saith unto you: do it. And there were set there six waterpots of stone, after the manner of the purifying of the Jews, containing two or three firkins apiece. Jesus saith unto them, Fill the waterpots with water. And they filled them up to the Draw out now, and bear unto the brim. And he saith unto them, governor of the feast. And they bare it. When the ruler of the feast had tasted the water that whence it was, (but the servants was made wine, and knew not which drew the water knew,) the governor of the feast called the bridegroom, And saith unto him, Every man at the beginning doth set forth good wine; and when men have well drunk, then that | which is worse: but thou hast kept the good wine until now. This beginning of miracles did Jesus in Cana of Galilee, and manifested forth his glory; and his disciples believed on him.

DRAUGHT OF FISHES. Luke v, 1-7. And it came to pass, that, as the people pressed upon him to hear the word of God, he stood by the lake of Gennesaret, And saw two ships standing by the lake: but the fishermen were gone out of them, and were washing their nets. And he entered into one of the ships, which was Simon's, and prayed him that he would thrust out a little from the land. And he sat down, and taught the people out of the ship. Now when he had left speaking, he said unto Simon, Launch out into the deep, and let down your nets for a draught. And Simon answering said unto him, Master, we have tolled all the night, and have taken nothing: nevertheless at thy word I

will let down the net. And when

they had this done, they inclosed a great multitude of fishes: and their net brake. And they bec koned unto their partners, which were in the other ship, that they should come and help them. And they came, and filled both the ships, so that they began to sink.

TEMPEST CALMED.

Mark iv, 35-41. And the same day, when the even was come, he saith unto them, Let us pass over unto the other side. And when they had sent away the multitude, they took him even as he was in the ship. And there were also with him other little ships. And there arose a great storm of wind, and the waves beat into the ship, so that it was now full. And he was in the hinder part of the ship, asleep on a pillow: and they awake him, and say unto him, Master, carest thou not that we peri-l? And he arose, and rebuked the

wind, and said unto the sea, Peace, be still. And the wind ceased, and there was a great calm. And he said unto them, Why are ye so fearful? how is it that ye have no faith? And they feared exceedinly, and said one to another, What manner of man is this, that him. even the wind and the sea obey

FIVE THOUSAND FED.

Luke ix, 12-17. And when the day began to wear away, then came the twelve, and said unto him, Send the multitue away, that they may go into the towns and country round about, and lodge, and get victuals: for we are here in a desert place. But he said unto them, Give ye them to eat. And they said, We have no more but five loaves and two fishes; except we should go and buy meat for all this people. (For they were about five thousand men.) And he said to his disciples, Make them sit down by fifties in a company. And they did so, and made them all sit down. Then he took the five loaves and the two fi-hes, and looking up to heaven, he blessed them, and brake, and gave to the disciples to set before the multitude. And they did eat, and were all filled: and there was taken up of fragments that remained to them twelve baskets.

CHRIST WALKING ON THE SEA.

Matth. xiv, 26-32. And when the disciples saw him walking on the is a spirit: and they cried out for sea, they were troubled, saying, It fear. But straightway Jesus spake unto them, saying, Be of good cheer: it is I; be not afraid. And Peter answered him and said, Lord, if it be thou, bid me come unto thee on the water. And he sail, Come. And when Peter was walked on the water, to go to come down out of the ship, he Jesus. But when he saw the wind beginning to sink, he cried, saying, Lord, save me! And imme boisterous, he was afraid; and, diately Jesus stretched forth his hand, and caught him, and said unto him, O thou of little faith, wherefore didst thou doubt? And when they were come into the

ship, the wind ceased.

FOUR THOUSAND FED. Matthew xv, 32-39. Then Jesus called his disciples unto him, and said, I have compassion on the multitude, because they continue with me now three days, and have nothing to eat; and I will not send them away fasting, lest they faint in the way. And his disciples say unto him, Whence should we have so much bread in the wilderness as to fill so great a multitude?

And Jesus saith unto them, How many loaves have ye? And they Bald, Seven, and a few little fishes. And he commanded the multitude to sit down on the ground. And he took the seven loaves and the fishes, and gave thanks, and brake them, and gave to his disciples, and the disciples to the multitude. And they did all eat, and were filled: and they took up of the broken meat that was left seven baskets full. And they that did eat were four thousand men, be. sides women and children. And he sent away the multitude, and took ship, and came into the coasts of Magdala.

of Judea into Galilee, he went unto him, and besought him that he would come down and heal his son: for he was at the point of death. Then said Jesus unto him, Except ye see signs and wonders, ye will not believe. The nobleman saith unto him, Sir, come down ere my child die. Jesus saith unto him, Go thy way; thy son liveth. And the man believed the word that Jesus had spoken unto him, and he went his way. And as he was now going down, his servants met him, and told him, saying, Thy son liveth. Then enquired he of them the hour when he began to amend. And they said unto him, Yesterday at the seventh hour the fever left him. So the father knew that it was at the same hour in the which Matt. xvii, 27 Notwithstanding, Jesus said unto him, Thy son livlest we should offend them, goeth; and himself believed, and his thou to the sea, and cast an hook, whole house. This is again the and take up the fish that first second miracle that Jesus did, cometh up; and when thou hast when he was come out of Judea opened his mouth, thou shalt find into Galilee. a piece of money: that take, and give unto them for me and thee.

FISH WITH THE MONEY IN ITS

MOUTH.

FIG-TREE BLASTED.

Matth. xxi, 19-21. And when he saw a fig-tree in the way, he came to it, and found nothing thereon, but leaves only, and said unto it, Let no fruit grow on thee henceforward for ever. And presently the fig-tree withered away. And when the disciples saw it, they marvelled, saying, How soon is the fig-tree withered away! Jesus answered and said unto them, Verily I say unto you, If ye have faith, and doubt not, ye shall not only do this which is done to the fig-tree, but also if ye shall say unto this mountain. Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the Bea; it shall be done.

PETER'S MOTHER-IN-LAW. Mark i, 30, 31. But Simon's and anon they tell him of her. wife's mother lay sick of a fever; hand, and lifted her up; and imAnd he came and took her by the mediately the fever left her, and she ministered unto them.

LEPER.

Marki, 40-44. And there came a leper to him, beseeching him, and kneeling down to him, and saying unto him, If thou wilt, thou canst make me clean. And Jesus, moved with compassion, put forth his hand, and touched him, and saith unto him, I will; be thou clean. And as soon as he had spoken, immediately the leprosy departed from him, and DRAUGHT OF FISHES. he was cleansed. And he straitly John xxi,5 6, 10. 11. Then Jesus charged him, and forthwith sent saith unto them, Children, have ye him away; And saith unto him, any meat? They answered him, No. See thou say nothing to any man; And he said unto them, Cast the but go thy way, shew thyself to net on the right side of the ship, the priest, and offer for thy cleansand ye shall find. They casting those things which Moses therefore, and now they were not commanded, for a testimony unto able to draw it for the multitude them. of fishes. Jesus saith unto them, Bring of the fish which ye have now caught. Simon Peter went up, and drew the net to land full of great fishes, an hundred and fifty and three: and for all there were 80 many, yet was not the net broken.

2nd.-THE HEALING OF
DISEASES.

THE NOBLEMAN'S SON. John iv, 46-54. . . . And there was a certain nobleman, whose son was sick at Capernaum. When he heard that Jesus was come out

built us a synagogue. Then Jesus went with them. And when he was now not far from the house, the centurion sent friends to him, saying unto him, Lord, trouble not thyself; for I am not worthy that thou shouldest enter under my roof: Wherefore neither thought I myself worthy to come unto thee: but say in a word, and my servant shall be healed. For I also am a man set under suthority, having under me soldiers, and I say unto one, Go, and he goeth; and to another, Come, and he cometh; and to my servant, Do this, and he doeth it. When Jesus heard these things, Le marvelled at him, and turned him about, and said unto the people that followed him, I say unto you, I have not found so great faith, no, not in Israel. And they that were sent, returning to the house, found the servant whole that had been sick.

MAN SICK OF THE PALSY. Luke v, 18 25. And, behold, which was taken with a pay: meu brought in a bed a man him in, and to lay him before him. and they sought means to bring what way they might bring him And when they could not find by in because of the multitude, they went upon the housetop, and let him down through the tiling with his conch into the midst before Jesu8. And when he saw their faith, he said unto him, Man, thy sins are forgiven thee. And the scribes and the Pharisees began to reason, saying, Who is this which speaketh blasphemies? Who can forgive sins, but God alone? But when Jesus perceived their thoughts, he answering said unto them, What reason ye in your hearts? Whether is easier to say, Thy sins be forgiven thee; or to say, Rise up and walk? But that ye may know that the Son of man hath power upon earth to forgive sins, (he said unto the sick of the palsy.) I say unto thee, Arise, and take up thy couch, and go unto thine house. And immediately he rose up before them and took up that whereon he lay, and departed to his own house, glorifying God.

WOMAN WITH THE ISSUE OF

BLOOD.

CENTURION'S SERVANT. Luke vii, 1-10. Now, when he had ended all his sayings in the audience of the people, he entered into Capernaum. And a certain centurion's servant, who was dear Luke vill, 43-48. And a woman, unto him, was sick, and ready to having an issue of blood twelve die. And when he heard of years, which had spent all her Jesus, he sent unto him the elders living upon physicians, neither of the Jews, beseeching him that could be healed of any. Came he would come and heal his ser- behind him, and touched the borvant. And when they came to Jesus, they besought him instant-iately her issue of blood stanched. der of his garment: and immedi ly, saying, That he was worthy for whom he should do this: For he loveth our nation, and he hath

And Jesus said, Who touched me? When all denied, Peter and they, that were with him said, Master

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