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upon him to hear the Word God, he stood by the lake of God?

of Gennesaret, and saw two What did he see standing ships standing by the lake : by the lake?

but the fishermen were gone Who were gone out of out of them, and were washthem?

ing their nets. And he enWhat were they about? tered into one of the ships,

Why were they washing which was Simon's, and their nets?

prayed him that he would A. Because they did not thrust out a little from the mean to let them down, or land. And he sat down, use them any more.

and taught the people out of When he had entered into the ship. Now when he had one of the ships, what did he left speaking, he said unto desire Simon to do?

Simon, Launch out into the What did he do from the deep, and let down your nets ship?

for a draught. And Simon, When he had left speak- answering, said unto him, ing, what did he say unto Master, we have toiled all Simon ?

the night, and have taken What did Simon reply? nothing; nevertheless, at

What did he show by thy word I will let down obeying the command of the net. And when they had Christ?

this done, they inclosed a A. His faith and obe- great multitude of fishes : dience.

and their net brake. And What took place then ? they beckoned unto their

What happened to their partners, which were in the net ?

other ship, that they should What were they therefore come and help them. And obliged to do, in consequence they came and filled both the of the multitude of fishes ? ships, so that they began to

What were the ships in sink. When Simon Peter danger of?

saw it, he fell down at JeWhat did Simon Peter, sus' knees, saying, Depart when he saw it, do ?

from me, for I am a sinful What did he say to Jesus? man, O Lord. For he was

At what were they all astonished, and all that were astonished ?

with him, at the draught of What was there in the the fishes which they had circumstances to call forth taken: And so was also

the declaration of Simon James and John, the sons of Peter ?

Zebedee,'which were partA. He was alarmed at the ners with Simon. And Jedivine power of our Saviour, sus said unto Simon, Fear and thought that he himself not; from henceforth thou was about to perish.

shalt catch men. And when What did Jesus then say they had brought their ships to Simon?

to land, they forsook all, What did he mean by and followed him. o catching men ?"

A. Gaining and bringing them over to the doctrine of .Christ.

When they had brought their ships to land, what did they do?

ST. MARK I. 40.-. l. ST, MARK i. 40.mii. 1.

What are the next mira- Christ healeth a leprous man cles mentioned ?

and one' sick of the palsy. Where are they written ? And there came a leper · What was the leprosy? to him, beseeching him, and

A. A disease that cover- kneeling down to him, and ed the body with scurfs and saying unto him, if thou scales.

wilt, thou canst make me • What disease is the palsy? clean. And Jesus, moved

A. A disease which takes with compassion, put forth away the use of the limbs. his hand and touched him,

What did the leper do and saith unto him, I will ; when he came to Jesus? be thou clean. And as soon

What did Jesus do and as he had spoken, immediatesay?

ly the leprosy departed from • What happened as soon him, and he was cleansed. , as he had spoken?

And again he entered into What was there miracu Capernaum after some days; lous in this cure?

and it was noised that he A. His cleansing the leper was in the house. And immediately that he touched straightway many were gahim.

thered together, insomuch Into what place did he that there was no room to again enter ?

receive them, no, not so Who came to hear him much as about the door : preach the word ?

and he preached the word

· Whom did they endea- unto them. And they came vour to bring to Jesus? unto him, bringing one sick

What prevented their of the palsy, which was coming nigh to Christ? borne of four. And when What did they do?

they could not come nigh How did they prove their unto him for the press, they faith?

uncovered the roof where he A. By taking so much was : and when they had pains to bring the sick man broken it up, they let down to Jesus, and, therefore, be the bed wherein the sick of ing fully persuaded he could the palsy lay. When Jesus cure him.

saw their faith, he said unto What did Jesus say when the sick of the palsy, Son, he saw their faith ?

thy sins be forgiven thee. But what did the Scribes But there were certain of reason in their hearts? the scribes sitting there, and

What did Jesus say to reasoning in their hearts, them, when he perceived Why doth this man thus their reasonings ?

speak blasphemies? who can · What two things does he forgive sins but God only? compare together, with re. And immediately, when Jespect to the ease of doing sus perceived in his spirit them ?

that they so reasoned withWhat can the same power, in themselves, he said unto which does the one, do also ? them, Why reason ye these

Whose power alone could things in your hearts ? do either?

Whether is it easier to say A. The power of God. to the sick of the palsy,

How did Jesus prove that Thy sins be forgiven thee; he had that power?

or to say, Arise, and take : 1. By working a miracle, up thy bed, and walk? But and instantly curing the that ye may know that the paralytic.

Son of man hath power on What did Christ tell the earth to forgive sins, (he people they might know by saith to the sick of the palsy) this miracle?

I say unto thee, Arise, and • What did he, therefore, say take up thy bed, and go thy to the sick of the palsy? way into thine house. And

What did he immediately immediately he arose, took do?

up the bed, and went forth What did the people do ? before them all; insomach What do you mean by that they were all amazed, “glorifying ?

and glorified God, saying, A. Giving glory to. We never saw it on this What did they say ?


ST. MATT. xii. 9.ST. MARK

vii. 31. What are the next mira. cles mentioned ?

Where are they written?

When Jesus departed thence, whither did he go?

Who was there?

Why did they ask Jesus, if it was lawful to heal on the Sabbath-day?

What did they wish to prove against him ?

A. That he was not a strict observer of the Sabbath.

What did he reply to them ?

If a sheep fell into a pit on the Sabbath-day, what would they do ?

Which is better, a man or a sheep?

What does Christ prove from this?

What did he say to the man ?

What happened then ?

What may we learn from this miracle?

A. That it is lawful to do works of charity and kind. ness on the Sabbath-day.

Whither did Jesus then

ST. MATT. xii. 9.-ST. MARK

vii. 31. Christ healeth a man with

a withered hand, and a dumb man.

And when he was departed thence, he went into their synagogue : And, behold, there was a man which had his hand withered. And they asked him, saying, Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath-day? that they might accuse him. And he said unto them, What man shall there be among you, that shall have one sheep, and if it fall into a pit on the Sabbath-day, will he not lay hold on it, and lift it out ?

How much then is a man better than a sheep? Wherefore it is lawful to do well on the Sabbath-days. Then saith he to the man, Stretch forth thine hand. And he stretched it forth ; and it was restored whole like as the other.

And again, departing from the coasts of Tyre and Sidon, he came unto the sea of Galilee, through the midst of the coast of Decapolis. And they bring unto him one that was deaf, and had an impediment in his speech ; and they beseech him to put

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Who was the next diseased person they brought to be healed by Jesus?

What is an impediment his hand upon him. And he in speech?

took him aside from the mulA. A difficulty in speak- titude, and put his fingers ing:

into his ears, and he spit and What did Jesus do ? touched his tongue. And

Why did he look up to looking up to heaven, he heaven ?

sighed, and said unto him A. That we may remem Ephphatha, that is, be openher whence every blessing ed. And straightway his comes.

ears were opened, and the • What immediately hap- string of his tongue was pened to the man ?

loosed, and he spake plain. What did Jesus charge And he charged them that the people to do ?

they should tell no man : What may we learn from but the more he charged this?

them, so much the more a A. Not to publish our great deal they published it: good deeds.

and were beyond measure On his giving this direction astonished, saying, He hath what did the people do ? done all things well : he What did they say ? maketh both the deaf to

hear, and the dumb to speak. ST. LUKE vii. 11.-ST. JOHN ST. LUKE vii. 11.-ST. JOHN iv. 46.

iv. 46. What are the next mira- Christ restoreth a widow's cles mentioned ?

son to life, and healeth Where are they written ? a nobleman's son.

Into what city did Jesus And it came to pass the enter ?

day after that he went into Who was with Jesus, when a city called Nain; and he went to Nain?

many of his disciples went When he came nigh to with him, and much people. the gate of the city, what Now when he came nigh to happened ?

the gate of the city, behold For what purpose was the there was a dead man cardead man carried out ? ried out, the only son of his A. To be buried.

mother, and she was a wiWhat did Jesus feel for dow ; and much people of the poor widow ?

the city was with her. And · What did he say to her ? when ihe Lord saw her, he What did he then do? had compasion on her, and

What do you mean by a said unto her, Weep not.' bier ?

And he came and touched

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