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go thither?

What lesson do


learn of the humble penitent, from it?

but not those of the proud To whom did Cbrist speak and presumptuous. this parable ?

And he spake this parable To what place did the unto certain which trusttwo persons go of whom it ed in themselves that they speaks?

were righteous, and despised What temple was this? others. Two men went up

A. The temple of God at into the temple to pray; the Jerusalem.

one a Pharisee, and the other For what purpose did they a Publican.

The Pharisee stood and Who were they?

prayed thus with himself, Who were the Pharisees ? “ God, I thank thee, that

A. A proud sect of the I am not as other men are ; Jews, who trusted in them- extortioners, unjust, adulselves that they were righ- terers; or even as this Pubteous and despised others. lican. I fast twice in the

Who were the Publicans ? week, I give tithes of all that

4. Tax-gatherers employ- I possess." ed by the Romans.

And the Publican standIn what manner did the ing afar off, would not lift Pharisee pray?

up so much as his eyes unto What did he show by heaven! but smote upon his thus boasting of what he had breast, saying, “ God be done ?

merciful to me a sinner." A. That he trusted in himself that he was righteous.

What did he show by his remarks on the vices of other men ?

1. That he despised others.

Where did the Publican stand ?

To what place would he not lift


his What did he say as he smote upon his breast ?

What did this show ?

A. That he was a sincere and humble penitent.

eyes ?

What happened to him I tell


this man went rather than the other ? down to his house justified

What do you mean by rather than the other; for "justified ?"

every one that exalteth himA. Pardoned and accepted. self, shall be abased ; and

Why was the Publican he that humbleth himself, justified in the sight of God, shall be exalted. rather than the Pharisee?

A. Because the Publican was humble and penitent, and the Pharisee proud, and took too much


himself. What will happen to every one that exalteth himself ?

What do you mean by " abased ?”

A. Brought low.

What will happen to him that humbleth himself?

What do you mean by " exalted ?

A. Raised.




CHAPTER I. Whose discourses


TO NICODEMUS, John iii. What discourse does the

On Faith in Christ. first chapter contain ? Whence is it taken ?

God so loved the world, What is the subject of it? that he gave his only-begotWhat is meant by" faith?" ten Son, that whosoever beA. Belief.

lieveth in him should not How did God show that perish, but have everlasting he loved the world ?

life. For God sent not his Who was his only-begot- Son into the world to conten Son ?

What did God send his Son into the world not to do?

ness ?"

Why then did God give demn the world ; but that his only begotten Son ? the world through him

Who is not condemned ? might be saved. He that Who is condemned ? believeth on him is not conWhy is, he condemned ? demned; but he that be

What is the condemna- lieveth not is condemned altion, that is, the cause of ready, because he hath not condemnation ?

believed in the name of the Which did men love, only-begotten Son of God. darkness or light?

And this is the condemnaWhy did men love dark- tion, that light is come into ness rather than light ? the world, and men loved

What is meant by darkness rather than light, ' light ?"

because their deeds were evil. A. Therevelation of God's For

every one that doeth will and truth in the Gospel. evil hateth the light, neither What is meant by dark- cometh to the light, lest his

deeds should be reproved. A. That state of man, not But he that doeth truth enlightened by divine revela

cometh to the light, that his tion.

deeds may be made manifest, What does every one that that they are wrought in doeth evil, hate?

What does he not come to?
Why not?

But who doth come to the light?


What is meant by “ being made manifest ?"

A. Clear, plainly shown.

What is meant by “his deeds being wrought in God ?”

A. Being done according to God's will. CHAPTER II.

CHAPTER II. To whom was our Savi- OUR SAVIOUR's DISCOURSE our's discourse in the second TO THE WOMAN OF SAchapter spoken?

MARIA.—John iv. Where is it written? We must worship God in What is the subject of it? Spirit and in Truth.

What hour did Christ tell The hour cometh when the woman was coming ? ye shall neither in this moun

How will true worshippers tain, nor yet at Jerusalem, worship the Father?

worship the Father. The Who is meant by the Fa- hour cometh and now is, ther ?

when the true worshippers A. God.

shall worship the Father in Whom does the Father spirit and in truth: for the seek to worship him ? Father seeketh such to worWhat is God?

ship him. God is a spirit; How must he be wor- and they that worship him shipped ?

must worship him in spirit Who did the woman say

and in truth. The woman she knew was coming ? saith unto him, “I know

What is Christ also call. that the Messias cometh, ed ?

which is called Christ : when What is the meaning of he is come, he will tell us all the words Christ and Mes- things.” Jesus saith unto sias?

her, “I that speak unto thee, A. They both mean anointed.

When Christ was come, what did the woman say he would do?

What did Jesus say to her ?

Who then was the person expected as Christ, or Messias?

am he."


John v.

CHAPTER III. What does the third chap- OUR SAVIOUR'S FIRST DISter contain ?

COURSE TO THE JEWS. What is the subject of this discourse ?

Of the honour due to Christ. Whom does the Father The Father loveth the love ?

Son, and showeth him all What does he show him? things that himself doeth.

What does the Father do As the Father raiseth up to the dead?

the dead and quickeneth What is meant by them; even so the Son $' quickeneth them ?" Quickeneth whom he will.


A. Maketh them alive. For the Father judgeth no

What does the son do in man, but hath committed like manner ?

all judgment unto the Son, Does the Father judge any

that all men should honour man?

the Son, even as they hoUnto whom has he com- nour the Father. He that mitted all judgment ?

honoureth not the Son, hoFor what purpose ? noureth not the Father which

How are men to honour hath sent him. the Son ?

Verily, verily, I say unto If any man does not ho

you, He that heareth my nour the Son, what does he word, and believeth on him not do to the Father ? that sent me, hath everlastWho sent the Son ? ing life, and shall not come

Who is said to have ever- into condemnation : but is lasting life?

passed from death unto life. Into what will such a per- Verily, verily, I say unto son not come ?

you, the hour is coming, and From what is he passed ? now is, when the dead shall

What hour did our Saviour hear the voice of the Son of say was coming ?

God: and they that hear shall Whose voice did he say live. that the dead should hear ?

Who are here meant by the dead ?

A. Those who were dead in trespasses and sins.

What did he say should become of those that should hear ?

What discourse is con-

SAVIOUR'S DISCOURSE tained in the fourth chapter ?

Where is it written ?

John vi.
What is the subject of it? Christ is the Bread of Life.
What is a synagogue ?

I am the Bread of Life.
A. A Jewish place

of wor.

He that cometh to me shall ship.

never hunger, and he that What is here meant by believeth on me shall never never hungering or thirst- thirst. All that the Father ing?

giveth me shall come to me; A, Shall never want the and him that cometh to me,





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