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means necessary to his eter- I will in no wise cast out. nal happiness.
For I came down from HeaWhat does Christ
that ven, not to do mine own he is?
will, but the will of him that How is Christ the bread sent me. And this is the of life?
Father's will, which hath A. As bread nourishes sent me, That of all which the body, so the teaching of he hath given me I shoulă Christ shall nourish our souls lose nothing, but should with eternal life.
raise it up again at the last What shall happen to him day. And this is the will of who comes to Christ? him that sent me, That every
What shall happen to him one which seeth the Son, who believes in Christ? and believeth on him, may
Who are those that will have everlasting life ; and I come to Christ?
will raise him up at the last Will Christ cast out any day. who come to him?
Whence did Christ come down?
Whose will did he come to do?
What does he say is his Father's will ?
If Christ will not lose any thing that the Father has given him, what will he do to it?
What will every one have who seeth the Son, and believeth on him ?
What will Christ do to him at the last day?
CHAPTER V. Where was the discourse
DISCOURSE in the 5th chapter spoken?
IN SOLOMON'S PORCH.
Christ is the good Shepherd, Who is the good Shep
I am the good Shepherd, herd ?
and know my sheep, and am What did Christ mean by
known of mine. As the “his sheep?"
Father knoweth me, even
A. His true disciples so know I the Father : I among the Jews.
lay down my life for the Whom does he say that sheep. And other sheep I he knows?
have, which are not of this By whom does he say that fold: them also I must bring, he is known ?
and they shall hear my voice, How does he say that he and there shall be one fold, knows the Father ?
and one Shepherd. ThereWhat does he do for the fore doth Father love me,
because I lay down my life, What other sheep does that I might take it again. Christ
No man taketh it from me, A. The Gentiles.
but I lay it down of myself. Who were the Gentiles? I have power to lay it down,
A. All nations who were and I have power to take it not Jews.
again. This commandment What does he
that he have I received of my Father. must do for them?
And what would they hear ?
And what would they all, both Jews and Gentiles, be made ?
Why does the Father love Christ?
Why does Christ lay down his life? Who does he
taketh his life from him ?
Of whose will then does he lay it down?
What has he power to do?
has he? From whom did he receive this commandment ? CHAPTER VI.
CHAPTER VI. When was this discourse OUR SAVIOUR's DISCOURSE spoken ?
BEFORE THE PASSOVER. Where is it written ?
John xii. What was the passover ? Except a corn of wheat
A. A solemn festival of fall into the ground and die, the Jews, so called in re- it abideth alone; but if it
membrance of their coming out of Egypt, when the destroying Angel slew all the first-born of the Egyptians, and passed over the houses of the Israelites which were marked with blood.
If a corn of wheat does not fall into the ground, and die, what becomes of it ?
What is meant by “ abideth alone ?”
A. “ It will not increase."
fruit. He that loveth his What then must happen life shall lose it; and he that to a grain of wheat, that it hateth his life in this world may bring forth fruit ?
shall keep it unto life eterWhat will happen to him nal. If any man serve me, that loveth his life?
let him follow me: and What do you mean by where I am, there shall also " he that loveth his life shall my servant be; if any man lose it?"
serve me, him willmy Father A. He who loveth the honour. things of this life more than heavenly things, shall lose eternal life.
What will happen to him that hateth his life in this world ?
What is meant by “hating his life ?"
A. Choosing rather to lose it, than forsake his religion.
If any man serve Christ, what must he do?
What will happen to him if he follows Christ?
What will the Father do to any man who Christ?
What does Jesus Christ say
he is ? Why did he come as a light into the world?
What is meant by “ darkness ?"
A. Ignorance and wicked
DISCOURSE CON TINUED.-John xii. I am come a light into the world, that whosoever believeth on me should not abide in darkness. And if any man hear
my words, and believe not, I judge him not; for I came not to judge the world, but to
If any man does not believe, will Christ judge him?
A. Not at present.
What did Jesus Christ come not to do?
What did he come to do?
any one rejects Christ what will judge him?
When will it judge him?
rejecting Christ ?"
A. Not believing in him.
Of whom did Christ not speak?
Of whom did he speak?
What commandment did he give?
world. He that rejecteth me, and receiveth not my words, hath one that judgeth him; the word that I have spoken, the same shall judge him in the last day. For I have not spoken of myself; but the Father which sent me, he gave me a commandment what I should say, and what I should speak.
CHAPTER VIII. What discourse is contained in the eighth chapter ?
Where is it written?
What did our Saviour do to his disciples ?
Why did he do this?
A. To teach them humi, lity.
When he was set down again, what did he say to them?
After our Saviour had washed his disciples' feet; and had taken his garments and was set down again, he said unto them, Know yè what I have done to you?
What did he say that they ye call me Master and Lord, called him ?
and ye say well ; For so I Did they do right in call- am. If I then, your Lord ing him so ?
and Master, have washed Was he their Master and
your feet; ye also ought to Lord ?
wash one another's feet. For If he who was their Lord and Master, washed their feet, what ought they to do to one another?
What had he given them I have given you an examan example to do?
ple, that you should do as I Who was not greater than have done to you. Verily, his Lord ?
verily, I say unto you, The What is he that is sent ? servant is not greater than
Did Christ send his dis- his lord : neither is he that ciples, or did they send him? is sent greater than he that
What then ought the dis- sent him. If ye know these ciples of Christ to be ready things, happy are ye if ye do to do?
them. What does Christ say?
What then besides the knowing of Christ's will, is necessary in order to make you happy?
When was this discourse spoken?
Our Saviour had been speaking of his going away; what does he encourage his disciples not to be?
In whom does he say they believed ?
In whom also does he tell them to believe ?
What are there in his Father's house?
OUR SAVIOUR'S DISCOURSE
TO HIS DISCIPLES
Father's house are many mansions : if it were not so I would have told you. I go to prepare a place