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threatened to put him to said Jesus unto them plaindeath.
ly, Lazarus is dead. And How long had Lazarus I am glad for your sakes been in the grave when Je- that I was not there, to the sus arrived ?
intent ye may believe ; neHow far was Bethany vertheless, let us go unto from Jerusalem ?
him. Then said Thomas, How far was that?
which is called Didymus, A. Nearly two miles. unto his fellow disciples, Let
What did many of the us also go, that we may die Jews do?
with him. Then when Jesus What did Martha do, came, he found that he had when she heard that Jesus lain in the grave four days was coming ?
already. (Now Bethany was What became of Mary ? nigh unto Jerusalem, about
What did Martha say fifteen furlongs off.) And when she came to Jesus? many of the Jews came to
What reply did he make? Martha and Mary to com
What was Martha's an fort them concerning their swer?
brother. Then Martha, as What did Jesus tell her soon as she heard that Jesus he was?
was coming, went and met How did he continue his him; but Mary sat still in speech?
the house. Then said MarWhom did Martha say
tha unto Jesus, Lord, if thou she believed him to be ? hadst been here, my brother
What did Martha then had not died. But I know do ?
that even now, whatsoever What was Mary's con- thou wilt ask of God, God duct upon this?
will give it thee. Jesus saith Where was Jesus all this unto her, Thy brother shall while ?
rise again. Martha saith Where did the Jews unto him, I know that he think Mary was gone upon shall rise again in the resurher leaving the house, at rection at the last day. Jethe news Martha brought sus said unto her, I am the her ?
resurrection and the life ; What did Mary say when he that believeth in me, she came to Jesus?
though he were dead, yet shall he live: And whosoever liveth and believeth
in me, shall never die. Believest thou this ? She saith unto him, Yea, Lord, I believe that thou art the Christ, the Son of God, which should come into the world. And when she had so said she went her way, and called Mary, her sister, secretly, saying, The master is come, and calleth for thee. As soon as she heard that, she arose quickly, and came unto him. Now Jesus was not yet come into the town, but was in that place where Martha met him. The Jews then which were with her in the house, and comforted her, when they saw Mary that she arose up hastily, and went out, followed her, saying, She goeth unto the grave to weep there. Then when Mary was come where Jesus was, and saw him, she fell down at his feet, saying un
to him, Lord, if thou hadst What did Jesus do on been here, my brother had seeing Mary weep ?
not died. When Jesus thereWhat question did he fore saw her weeping, and ask ?
the Jews also weeping which What was the reply? came with her, he groaned
What did Jesus himself in the spirit, and was trouthen do?
bled, and said, Where have What did the Jews say, ye laid him? They say unto when they saw him weep? him, Lord, come and see.
What did some of them Jesus wept. Then said the also say?
Jews, Behold, how he loved Whither did Jesus then him! And some of them
said, Could not this man,
What kind of grave was which opened the eyes of
the blind, have caused that What did Jesus command even this man should not to be done?
have died ? Jesus therefore What did Martha say, again groaning in himself when Jesus ordered the stone cometh to the grave. It to be rolled away, not daring was a cave, and a stone lay to hope?
upon it. Jesus said, Take What did Jesus say to ye away the stone. Marher ?
tha, the sister of him that What did they then do? was dead, saith unto him, • What did Jesus do when Lord, by this time he stinkthe stone was rolled away ? eth: for he hath been dead
When he had thus ad- four days. Jesus said unto dressed his Father, what her, Said I not unto thee, words did he cry with a loud that, if thou wouldest bevoice?
lieve, thou shouldest see the What did the man do? glory of God? Then they How was he bound ? took away the stone from the
What did Jesus then com place where the dead waslaid. mand them to do?. And Jesus lifted up his eyes,
What does this whole mi- and said, Father, I thank racle show?
thee that thou hast heard A. Great loving-kindness me. And I know that thou and compassion in Jesus. hearest me always, but be
What else does it show ? cause of the people which
A. His power of working stand by I said it, that they miracles.
may believe that thou hast And of what is it a re- sent me. And when he had markable proof?
thus spoken, he cried with a • A. Of the truth of his re- loud voice, Lazarus, come ligion.
forth. And he that was If Christ, by his divine dead came forth, bound power, raised one person hand and foot with gravefrom the dead, whom else clothes : and his face was can he raise?
bound about with a napkin, A. All other dead per- Jesus saith unto them, Loose sons.
him, and let him go.
OSTERVALD'S ABRIDGMENT OF THE
HISTORY OF THE BIBLE.
CHAPTER 1. What do you mean by « abridgment ?"
A. A short account of what the book contains.
What time does the first chapter take in?
What do you mean by creating ?"
A. Making things from nothing.
How long was the world created before the birth of Jesus Christ?
In how many days did God make all the creatures in the world?
On which day was the first man created ? Who was the first man?
After whose image was Adam created ?
What do you mean by Adam's being created in the image of God ?
A. Approaching beyond all other creatures to the divine nature in understanding, reason, and immortality; also in righteousness and true holiness.
What did God give Adam over the restof the creatures?
What do you mean by “ dominion ?"
A. Power, authority.
CHAPTER 1. Which takes in the time
that passed from the creation of the world to the flood.
The world was (a) created about four thousand years before the birth of Jesus Christ. In six days God made all the creatures that are therein: and on the sixth day he created Adam, who was the first man. He made him after his own image, and gave him dominion over the rest of the creatures. Adam after his creation (6) was put into the terrestrial paradise, otherwise called the garden of Eden, with Eve his wife, who was formed out of one of his ribs : And they would have lived happy in that place, if they had continued in their innocence,
(a) Gen. i. (6) Ch. ii.
Where was Adam placed and kept the law that God after his creation ?
had given them. What do you mean by But Adam and Eve (a) 6 terrestrial ?"
having fallen into rebellion A. Earthly.
through the temptation of What is paradise ?
the devil, and having broA. A garden.
ken the commandment that What was the name of God had given them, not to paradise ?
eat of the fruit of a tree Who was placed there which was in the garden of with Adam ?
Eden, which the Scripture How was Eve formed ? calls the tree of knowledge
How did they at first live of good and evil; they lost in that place?
their innocence and their On what condition would happiness together, were that happiness have been made subject to death, and continued ?
driven by God out of the But into what did they terrestrial paradise. fall ? Through whose tempta
(a) Gen, ii. tion?
Who is the devil ?
A. The chief of the wicked fallen angels.
What commandment did they break?
What does the Scripture call that tree?
What did they lose in consequence of this disobedience?
To what were they made subject or liable ?
What became of them?
What entered into the world by the fall of Adam ?
What would men have been if God had not taken pity on them?
What did he immediately promise ?