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GENESIS
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The Creation

The passage of the Red Sea.

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The Fall

The song of Moses

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The birth of Cain and Abel; the murder

The giving of manna and quails

Jethro's counsel
of abel.

9
The wickedness of man; the building of

Mount Sinai

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the ark

The giving of the ten commandments.
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Noah enters into the ark.

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The golden call

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Noah goes out of the ark.

11
God's covenant with the Israelites

80
Commands and promises given by God
to Noah.

LEVITICUS.

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The building of the tower of Babel: . 13 Sundry laws of the Israelites :--The law
The family of Abram
13 of the leper :

82
The calling of Abram, and his going down The law concerning the impure house. 83
into Egypt
14 The scape goat

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Abram and Lot
14 Other laws of the Israelites

86
God's promises to Abraham

15
The destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah

NUMBERS.
is revealed
to Abraham.
17 The sending of the spies .

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Sodom and Gomorrah are destroyed 18 The congregation murmurs.

88
The birth of Isaac

19
Moses brings water out of the rock

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The offering up of Isaac
19 Balak and Balaam

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The marriage of Isaac.

20
Jacob and Esau

23

DEUTERONOMY.
The blessing of Jacob and Esau

23
Jacob goes on his way; the vision of Exhortations and commands of Moses ;
Jacob's ladder

25 the rehearsal of God's dealings with
Jacob and Laban.
20 Israel in the wilderness

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Laban's anger against Jacob; he is recon-

Exhortations to obedience.

99
ciled to him,
28 The year of release.

102
Jacob's vision; he prepares to meet Esau 30

The prophecy of another prophet
Jacob wresties with the angel

31 Laws about servants and strangers: the
The meeting of Jacob and Esau

31 sins of fathers are not to be visited upon
God appears to Jacob.
32 the children

103
The story of Joseph and his brethren. 33 The confession of him thai offereth the
Jacob blesses his sons.
48 first fruits

103
Burial of Jacob

50 The blessings for obedience and the curses
Joseph's kindness to his brethren: his

for disobedience

105
death.
51 Moses encourages the people

109
The public reading of the law enjoined . 110
EXODUS.

The song of Moses
The blessing of Moses .

114
Amiction of the children of Israel

52 The death of Moses
Birth of Moses.

52
God appears to Moses

53

JOSHUA.
Moses and Aaron go before Pharaoh

56 God appoints' Joshua, and promises to
God renews his promise to Moses.

57

assist him
The ten plagues of Egypt

117
58 Joshua passes over the river Jordan, which
The first plague

58
is driven back before the ark

118
The second plague

59 The memorial of the twelve stones 119
The third plague.

60
The Captain of the Lord's Host

120
The fourth plague.

61
The fall of Jericho

120
The fifth plague

61

Defeat of the five kings of the Amorites : 122
The sixth plague .

62 The

last words and death of Joshua 122
The seventh plague

62
The eighth plague

63

JUDGES.
The ninth plague.

64
The tenth plague

65 Deborah and Barak deliver Israel from
The institution of the Passover

65 Jabin king
of Canaan

125
Departure of the Israelites out of Egypt. 68 | The song of Deborah .

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Gideon delivers Israel from the Midianites 129 The temple.
Jephthah delivers the Israclites from the Solomon's other buildings
children of Ammon: his vow

133 The feast of the dedication.
The birth, actions, and death of Samson . 135 God's promise to Solomon

The queen of Sheba visits Solomon
RUTH.
The riches of Solomon

203
The story of Ruth, the grandmother of

The reign of Rehoboam, and the division
of the kingdom

204
141
Jesse, the father of David

Jeroboam is made king over the ten tribes 205
I. SAMUEL.

Jeroboam sets up calves in Beth-el and in
Dan

206
The birth of Samuel, and his presentation Jeroboam is reproved by a prophet 206
to. Eli
146 The disobedience of the prophet

207
The song of. Hannah

147 The reign of Asa, king of Judah. 208
The wickedness of Eli's sons.

. 148 The wicked reign of Ahab, the son of
The call of Samuel .
149 Omri

309
The taking of the ark by the Philistines The word of the Lord comes to the pro-

and the death of Eli's sons, and of Eli. 150 phet Elijah.
Return of the ark: Samuel gathers the The widow of Zarephath

210
people together against the Philistines . 152 The famine in Israel
The Israelites desire to have a king. 153 Elijah and the prophets of Baal . 211
Samuel anoints Saul
. 154 Elijah flies into the wilderness

213
Saul delivers Israel .

. 157 The word of the Lord comes to Elijah in
The words of Samuel

Horeb.

213
Samuel reproves Saul :

. 159 Elijah casts his mantle upon Elisha 214
Jonathan takes a garrison of the Philis- Naboth's vineyard

214
tines. :

160 The wars of Ahab and Jehoshaphat
The vow of Saúl

against the Syrians; the death of Ahab 216
Saul is sent to destroy Amalek; he is re
jected for disobedience.

162

11. KINGS.
Samuel anoints David.
The wars of Saul and David
. 165 Elijah prophesies Abaziah's death

218
Jonathan loves David: Saul is jealous of

Elijah is taken up to heaven
him.
168 Elisha multiplies the widow's oil

220
Jonathan's covenant with David : • 169 Elisha gives a son to the Suunammito
David cats the shewbread

woman, and afterwards, when he is dead,
David's generosity to Saul

restores him to life.

221
Saul, in his last war against the Philis-

Elisha heals Naaman of his leprosy 222
tines, consults the witch of En-dor 173

Elisha causes Jehu to be anointed king
The death of Şaul

over Israel

224
Jehu conspires against the house of Abab 225
II. SAMUEL
The death of Ahaziah

226
Athaliah reigns six years

226
The lament of David over Saul and Jona- Joash the son of Ahaziah is made king
175 The sickness and death of Elisha

228
David is anointed king over Israel 176 The destruction of the kingdom of Israel 228
David intends to build a house for God, The Assyrian invasion

231
but is restrained by Nathan the prophet 177 Isaiah's prophecy

232
David's kindness to Mephibosheth 178 The destruction of the Assyrians. . . . 233
David gives up seven of Saul's sons to the Hezekiah's sickness and recovery

234
Gibeonites, who slay them in revenge The wicked reigns of Manasseh and Amon 236
for his cruelty: the affection of Rizpah, The good king Josiah makes a reforma-
the daughter of Aiah
179 tion in Judah

237
The great sin of David ; the parable of Josiah renews the covenant with God. 238
Nathan.'.

180 Jerusalem is besieged and taken by
The rebellion of Absalom

Nebuchadnezzar .

241
The humiliation of David

183 The second siege of Jerusalem : the city
The counsel of Ahithophel .

is burnt, and the inhabitants taken
The defeat and death of Absalom

captive

242
David niourns for Absalom.
The return of David

EZRA.
The mighty men of Israel
The last words of David .
. 191 The edict of Cyrus .

244
The second temple .

245
1. KINGS
The people continue to build

246
The favourable decree of Darius.

247
David's thanksgiving, and charge of his
son Solomon.

192

NEHEMIAH.
Solomon asks God to give him wisdom 193
Solomon judges between the two women. 191 The prayer of Nehemiah

249
Preparations for the building of the Nehemiah by the favour of Artaxerxes
temple....
195 returns to Jerusalem

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The complaint of the people against their

FROM THE APOCRYPHA.
oppressors.

252 Blessedness of the righteous in death . 359
The reading of the law
253 The triumph of the righteous .

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The separation of the Israelites from The praise of wisdom

360
strangers

254 The works of God
Јов. .

JOEL.
The temptation of Job.

256
The admonition to repentance

363
Job declares his misery

258
The promise after repentance.

364
One of his friends answers him and re-

The day of the Lord
bukes him for his want of faith

259
The misery of the wicked, and the bless-

AMOS.
edness of God's chastisement

260 The judgment of God against Israel 365
Job defends himself, and rebukes his A lamentation over Israel

366
friends.
261 An exhortation to repentance.

366
Bildad shows that God deals with men

The condemnation of hypocrisy and idol-
according to their works

262
atry

367
Job acknowledges that there is no con- The judgment concerning Amaziah

367
tending with God.

263
Job expostulates with God

264

HOSEA.
Zophar complains of Job for justifying
himself.

265 The complaint of the Lord against Israel,
Job reproves his friends

266 and his inercy to her
The shortness and trouble of life.

267
The answer of Eliphaz

268

ISAIAH.
Job rebukes his friends, and laments over God reasons with his rebellious people

370
his own misery .

268 The promise of the latter days
Job longs to appear before God

269
The vineyard of the Lord

373
The answer of Bildad

270 The judgments of God upon covetousness
The answer of Job to Bildad

270
and other sins

374
Job remembers his former blessings 273 The vision of the Lord.

375
God answers Job out of the whirlwind 274

The sign given to Ahaz

376
Job humbles himself before God. 277 The promise to Israel in her affliction 376
God rebukes Job's friends, and doubles The branch of Jesse.

377
his former blessings .

280 | The restoration of Israel
PSALMS.
The joy of the faithful ,

378
The destruction of Babylon.

378
I. Psalms describing the greatness and The restoration of Israel, and their tri-
goodness of God in his works and his

umph over Babylon .

380
dealings with man

281 The ruin of Egypt, and the union of Egypt
II. Psalms of instruction and exhortation 287 and Assyria with Israel

381
III. Penitential or sorrowful Psalms 298 The ruin of Tyre.

383
IV. Psalms of trust, triumph, and thanks- The judgments of God

. 383
giving.

307 Thanksgiving of the prophet for the mer-
V. Historical and patriotic Psalms. 334 cies and judgments of God

385
VI. Royal or Messianic Psalms

339 The distress of Jerusalem, and the hypo-
The thanksgiving of Jonah.

313 crisy and blindness of the inhabitants. 387

The prophecy of the righteous king 388
PROVERBS.

The coming and salvation of the Lord 389
The complaint of wisdom
344 The consolation of Israel

390
The blessedness of fearing God and find The promises of the coming of God . 391
ing wisdom
34+ The servant of God

393
The instruction of a father.
345 Promises of God to Israel

394
An exhortation against indolence 316 Renewal of the promises .

396
The excellency of wisdom
316 The folly of idolatry

397
Moral precepts.

318 The restoration of Israel, and the call of
Agur's confession and prayer

353 Cyrus
The words of Lemuel
354 The humiliation of Babylon

400
The love of God to his people is unfailing 401
ECCLESIASTES.

The mission and preaching of the servant
of God.

403
The vanity of human life

355 The triumph of God and of his redeemed 404
The vanity of pleasures and riches 356 The suffering servant of God

406
All things come and go; God only and The wrath of God is past; bis mercy is
his judgments remain
356 everlasting

407
All things are in the hand of God; men The word of God is freely offered to the
are not rewarded in this life according Gentiles and to all men

408
to their works
357 God will revive his people

409
Amid the joys of life and youth the Cre- A warning against hypocrisy

409
ator is to be remembered .
358 The new Jerusalem

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The servant of the Lord is the comforter

EZEKIEL
of his people

412 The vision of the four living creatures. 457
God promises to sanctify and guard his The commission of the prophet .

458
people.
412 The frowardness of Israel

459
The divine champion of Israel
413 The desolation of Israel .

460
God is implored by his ancient mercies to God appears to the prophet, and shows
return and visit his people
414 him the abominations of Israel

462
The new heavens and new earth . 415 The vision of the man with the inkhorn 463

The vision of the glory of the Lord 464
MICAH.

The prophecy of the destruction and of
the restoration of Israel

461
The kingdom of the Lord
416 The day is at hand.

466
The birth of a Saviour

417 The false prophets are described under
The Lord pleads against Israel

418

the figure of uptempered morter 466

The righteous shall only save themselves
NAHUM.
in the destruction

468
The ruin of Nineveh
419 The parable of the eagles

469
The proverb concerning the sour grapes
ZEPHANIAH.
reversed.

470
The parable of the

young
lions

472
The corruption and ruin of Israel; the The sword which is sharpened against Is-
promise of a restoration
422

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The sign of Ezekiel not mourning for his
HABAKKUK.
wife

475

The prophesies of Ezekiel against Tyre
The punishment of Israel at the hands of

and Sidon

475
the Chaldeans.
Denunciations against various sins.

423 The pride

of Assyria is a warning to Egypt 479

A prophecy of the desolation of Egypt 480
The prayer of Habakkuk

425 God teaches the prophet the duties of a
watchman

481
OBADIAH.
The utter desolation of Israel:

. 482
Edom shall be overthrown and Israel ex-

The people hear and do not

483
alted

483
The vision of the valley of dry bones
427

The return of the glory of God to the
JEREMIAH.
temple

484
The call of Jeremiah

428

HAGGAI.
The wickedness of the Jews; they are ex-
horted to repent

429
Haggai, the messenger of the Lord, stirs

485
The desperate impenitency of the Jews

up the people to build the temple

431
The glory of man is the knowledge of God 432 The greater glory of the second

temple : 486
A meditation and a prayer.

432
A warning to kings and nations

ZECHARIAH.

432
The distress of Judah: they cry unto God, Zechariah preaches repentance

488
but he refuses to hear them.
433 The vision of the horses.

488
The foolishness and deceitfulness of man The promise of the Branch

489
is contrasted with the blessedness of The restoration of Jerusalem

189
trusting in God
436 The joy of Zion and Jerusalem

491
The figure of the potter's vessel
436 The vision of the staves

492
The breaking of the potter's vessel fore-

The ruin of Jerusalem, and the purifica-
shadows the desolation of the Jews. 436

tion of a remnant

492
Jeremiah prophecies against three kings
of Judah.

437

MALACHI.
The Lord shall reign in righteousness,
notwithstanding the iniquity of the

Reproof of the priests and people

The messenger of the Lord
people
The good and the naughty Ogs

439 The coming of Elijah shall precede the
442
day of the Lord

496
The arraignment and acquittal of Jere-
miah

442
The Lord will bring again the captivity

DANIEL.
of Judah
444 Nebuchadnezzar's image

497
Promises of the redemption of Israel. 448 Nebuchadnezzar's dream

499
The obedience of the Rechabites is con-

Belshazzar's feast

. 501
trasted with the disobedience of the

Daniel in the lion's den
Jews
450 Daniel's vision of four beasts

505
The prophesy of Jeremiah against Egypt 451

THE GOSPEL OF MATTHEW, MARK,
LAMENTATIONS.

LUKE AND JOHN.
The desolation of Jerusalem

453 | The visit of the angel to Zacharias. 309
The complaint of Zion
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Mary goes to see Elisabeth; her song of The cleansing of the ten lepers . .
thanksgiving

510 The deal and dumb
The birth of John the Baptist, and the The centurion's servant

545
prophecy of Zacharias .

511 The healing of Peter's wife's mother 545
The birth of Christ.

512 3. The opening of the eyes of the blind;
The star in the East, and the visit of the Of one blind at Bethsaida.

546
wise men .
514 Or blind Bartimæus.

546
Christ in the temple

of two blind men near Jericho

546
The preaching of John the Baptist : . 515 | 4. The miraculous feeding of the five
The baptism of Christ.
. 516 thousand

546
The temptation of Christ

of the four thousand

547
Jesus begins to preach.

· 517 5. The miraculous draught of Ashes 547
Another account.

. 518 6. Christ stills the tempest
John in prison .
. 518 7. Christ walks upon the waters

548
The beheading of John

. 519 8. The raising of the dead :-Jairus' daugh-
The sermon on the mount

. 519 ter, and the healing of the woman
Another account
524 who had an issue of blood.

349
Another sermon of Christ's, in which pari The widow's son at Nain

. 550
of the sermon on the mount is repeated 525 9. The transfiguration

. 550
Calling of some of the apostles
528 Why Elias must first come

550
The mission of the apostles.

528
The mission of the seventy disciples . 530

THE ANSWERS OF CHRIST.
THB PARABLES OP JESUS.

Why Christ ate with publicans and sinners 551

Why the disciples of Christ fasted not 551
1. The kingdom of heaven in parables :- Why the disciples of Christ did not ob
Parable of the sower, and the explana- serve the traditions of the elders. 551
tion
531 Concerning divorce

552
The parable of the tares
• 533 Respecting the sabbath

552
The seed growing secretly

. 533 The man with the withered hand; the
The mustard seed.

533
anger of the Pharisees

553
The leaven

533 Christ rebukes the blasphemy of the Pha-
The explanation of the parable of the risees.

553
tares
533 The Pharisees require a sign

554
The hid treasure

534 Reproofs of the Pharisees and of the law-
The pearl .

531
yers

554
The draw net

531 “ Is not this the carpenter?" etc. 556
2. The duty of forgiveness :--The unmer. Christ interprets the prophecy of Isaiah
ciful servant.

534
respecting himself

556
The two debtors
535 Who are the brethren of Christ ?

556
3. The first shall be last :-The labourers Respecting the sufferings of Christ. 557
in the vineyard .

536 The answer to the mother of Zebedee's
The lost sheep
. 536 children

557
The lost picce of money

: 537 The woman taken in adultery : . 557
The prodigal son
The Pharisee and the publican

538

OTHER SAYINGS OP CHRIST.
The great supper

538
4. The answer to the question, who is my

The labourers and the harvest.

558
neighbour? The good Samaritan

The Galilæans who were slain by Pilate

539
5. Illustrations of holy things taken from

not worse than others

558
the actions of worldly men:--The un-

The wisdom of the Father in revealing
just steward.

539
the gospel to babes

558
The unjust judge :

510

Christ teaches humility, and bids' men
The friend at midnight.

540
not to give offence

558
6. The vanity of riches :-The rich man

Another account.
and Lazarus

541

Christ blesses the children
7. The long-suffering of God:--The

Christ with Mary and Martha .

560
para-
ble of the fig tree .

511 Sayings of Christ about rich men, and
about the kingdom of heaven

560
THE MIRACLES OY CHRIST.

The kingdom of God cometh not with
observation

561
1. Casting out devils and healing luna- He who loses this life gains another 562
tics:
The demoniac in the synagogue Another account.

562
of Capernaum

541 Sayings of Christ about binding and
The healing of the lunatic child

512 loosening, and about prayer
The daughter of the Syro-Phænician The promise to Peter

563
woman
543 The power of faith

563
The woman who had a spirit of infirmity 513 The journey froni Galilee to Jerusalem,
2. Healing of paralytics and other sick and some of Christ's sayings and doings
persons :-The paralytic

513
by the way

564
The man with a dropsy

544 Christ passes through Jericho, and visits
The cleansing of the leper
544 Zacchæus

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