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go thither?

What lesson do you

learn of the humble penitent, from it?

but not those of the proud To whom did Christ 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. lica I fast twice in the

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

eyes unto

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What happened to him I tell you, 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 are these?

What discourse does the first chapter contain ?

Whence is it taken ?
What is the subject of it?
What is meant by“ faith?”
A. Belief.

How did God show that he loved the world ?

Who was his only-begotten Son ?

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


On Faith in Christ.
God so loved the world,
that he gave his only-begot-
ten Son, that whosoever be-
lieveth in him should not
perish, but have everlasting
life. For God sent not his
Son into the world to con-

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


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."

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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 everlast

Who 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

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






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