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gave it to his disciples, and sald, blood: this do ye, as oft as yo that have not? What shall I say Take, eat; this is my body. And drink it, in remembrance of me. to you? shall I praise you in this? he took the cup, and gave thanks, For as often as ye eat this bread, I praise you not. Wherefore and gave it to them, saying, Drink and drink this cup, ye do show the whosoever shall eat this bread, ye all of it: For this is my bloud Lord's death till he come. and drink this cup of the Lord, of the new testament, which is
unworthily, shall guilty of the shed for many for the remission BENEFITS AND CAUTIONS. body and blood of the Lord. But of sins. But I say unto you, I will not drink benceforth of this fruit blessing which we bless, is it not drink of that cup. For lie that
1 Cor. x, 16, 17. The cup of let him eat of that bread, and
let a man examine himself, aud so of the vine, until that day when I the communion of the blood of eateth and drinketh unworthily, drink it new with you in my Christ? Tuo bread which we Father's kingdom.
eateth and drinketh damnation to break, is not the communion of the body of Christ? For we being body. For this cause many are
himself, not discerning the Lord's many are one bread, and one 1 Cor. xi, 23-26. For I have re- body: for we are all partakers or weak and sickly among you, and ceived of the Lord that which that one bread.
many sleep. For if we would also I delivered unto you, That
judge ourselves, we shonld not be the Lord Jesus the same night in 1 Cor. xl, 20-34. When ye judged. But when we are judged, which he was betrayed took come together therefore into we are chastened of the Lord, that bread: And when he had given one place, this is not to eat we should not be condemned thanks, he brake it, and said, the Lord's supper. For in eating with the world. Wheretore, muy Take, eat; this is my body, which every one taketh before other brethren, when yo come together is broken for you: ihis do in re- his own supper: and one is hun- to eat, tarry one for another. And. membrance of me. After the gry, and another is druuken. if any man bunger, let him eat at same manner also he took the cup, What! have ye not houses to eat home; that ye come not togellier when he had supped, saying, Tuis and to drink in? or despise ye the unto condemnation. Au the rest cup is the new testament in my church of God. and shamo them will I set in order when I come.
PARABLES AND EMBLEMS.
REMARKS ON PARABLES. gre up together with him, and king remember the LORD thy God'
Ps. xlix, 4. I will incline mine with his chil tren; it did cat of his that thou wouldest not suffer the ear to a parable; I will open my
own meat, and drank of his own revengers of blood to destroy any dark saying upon the harp.
cup, and lay in his bosom, and was more, lest they destroy my son.
unto him as a daughter. And | And he said, As the Lord livetli, Ps. lxxviil, 2. I will open my there come a traveller unto the there shall not one Lair of thy mouth in a parable: I will utter dark sayings of old.
richi man; and he spared to take son fall to the earth. Then the
of his own flock, and of his own woman said, Let thine handmaid, Prov. xxvi, 9. As a thorn goeth herd, to dress for the wayfaring I pray thee, speak one word unto up into the hand of a drunkard; man that was como unto bim; but my lord the king. And he said, S9 is a parable in the mouth of 100% the poor man's lamb, and Say on. And the woman said, fools.
dressed it for the man ibat was Wherefore then hast thou thought Ezek. xx, 49. Then said I, an come to him. And David's anger such a thing against the people of Lord God! they say of mo, Duth was greatly kindled against the God? for the king doth speak this ho not speak parables?
man; and he said to Nathan, As thing as one which is faulty, in
the LORD liveth, the man that that the king doth not fetcla home Hosea xil, 10. I have also spoken hath done this thing shall surely again his banislied. For we must by the prophets; and I have mul die: And he shall restore the needs die, and are as water spilt tiplied visions, and used siinili lamb four-fold, because he did on the ground, which cannot be tudes, by the ministry of the pro- this thing, and because he had no gathered up again, neither doth puets.
picy. And Nathan said to David, God respect any person; yet doih
Thou art tho man. Thus saith he deviso means that his banislied 1. PARABLES IN THE OLD the Lord God of Israel, I anointeibe Dot expelled from him. Now TESTAMENT.
theo king over Israel, and I do therefore that I am come to speak
livered thee out of the hand of of this thing unto my lord the ROYAL BRAMBLE. Saul.
klog, it is because the people havo Judges ix, 8-15. The trees went
made me afraid, and thy handmaid forth on a time to anoint a king QUARRELSOME BROTTERS. said, I will now speak onto the over them; and they said unto the
2 Sam. xiv, 3--20. Aud come to king; it may be thai the king will olive-tree, Reign thou over us.
the king, and speak on this man- perform the request of his handBut the olive-tree said unto them, Should I leave my fatness words in her mouth.
ner unto him. So Joab put the maid. For the king will hear, to
And when deliver his handmaid out of the wherewith by me they uvnour the woman of Tekoah spake to bund of the man that would deGod and man, and go to be pro- the king, she fell on her face to stroy me and my son together out moted over the trees? And the the ground, and did obeisance, and of the inheritance of God. Then trees said to the fi;-tree, Come
said, Help, 0 King! And the thine handmaid said, The word of thou, and reign over us. But the king said unto her, What alleth my lord the kius shall now bo fig-tree said unto them, Should I thee? And she answered, I am confortable: for as an angel of forsake my sweetness, and my indeed a widow woman, and mine God, so is my lord the king, to good fririt, and go to by promoted husband is dead. And thy hand. discern good and bad; therefore over the trees? trees unto the vine, Come thou, iwo strove together in the field, thee, Then said the maid had two sons, and they tlie LORD thy God will be with
Then the king answered and reign over us. And the vine and there was none to part them, and said unto the woman, Hide said unto them, Should I leave but the one smote the other, and not from mo, I pray thee, ibo my, wine, which cheereth God slew him, And, behold, the wbule ting that I shall ask thee. And and man, and go to be promoted family is risen against thine hand- the woman said, Let my lord over the trees? Then said all the maid, and they said, Deliver him the king now speak. And tho tree unto the bramble, Come that 'sinote luis proiber, that we king said, 13 not the hand of Joab thou, and reign over us. And tho brainble said unto the trees, 11 in brother whom he slew; and we may kill him, for the life of his with theo in all this? And the
woman answered and said, As truth ye anoint me kiug over you, will destroy the heir also: and so thy soul liveth, my lord the king, then come and put your trust in they shall quench my coal which one can turn to the right hand my shadow; and if not, let fire is left, and shall not scavo to my or to the left from ought that my come out of the bramble, and de- husband neither name nor re-lord the king hath spoken: for vour the cedars of Lebanon.
mainder upon the earth. And thy servant Joab, be bade me, and
the king said unto the woman, Go ho put all these words in the EWE LAMB.
to thine house, and I will give mouth of thine handmaid: Το 2 Sam. xii, 1-7. And the LORD charge concerning thee. And fetch about this form of speech sent Nathan unto David: and he the woman of Tekoak said unto hath thy servant Joab done this came unto him, and said unto hiin, the king, My lord, o king, the thing, and my lord is wise, accordThere were two men in one city; iniquity be on me, and on my ing to the wisdom of an angel of the one rich, and the other poor. father's house: and the king and God, to know all things that are The rich man bad exceeding his throne be guiltless. And the in the earth. many flucks and herds; But the king said, Whosoever saith ought poor man had nothing, savo one unto thee, bring him to me, and AMBITIOUS THISTLE. little ew lamb, which he had he shall not touch thee any more. 2 Kings xiv, 9. And Jehoash bought and nourished up; and it | Then said she, I pray thee, let the the king of Israel sent to Amaziah king of Judah, saying, The thistle that he might water it by the taught them many things by that was in Lebanon 8-nt to the furrows of her plantation. It was parables, and said unto them in cedar that was in Lebanon, say planted in a good soil by great bis doctrine,
And with many ing, Give thy dauzhter to my waters, that it might bring forth such parables spale he the word son to wife: and there passed by brancbes, and that it might bear unto them, as they were able to a wild least that was in Lebanon, fruit, that it might be a goodly hear it. B without a parable and trode down the thistlo vino.
spake benut unto thein: and when
they were alone, he expounded
all things to his disciples. Isa. v, 1-6. Now will I sing to
Ezek. xix, 1--9. Moreover, tako thou up a lumentation for the people were gathered together,
Luke vill, 4, And wlien much my well-belovei a song of my beloved touching his vineyard. My princes of Israel, And say, What and were come to him out of
is thy mother? A lioness: she lay every city, he spake by a parable. well-beloved bath a vineyard in a very fruitlul hill. And he fenced her whelps among young lions. down among lions, shie nourished
Luke xv, 3. And he spako this it, and gathered out the stones
And slie brought up one of lier parable unto them, saying. thereof, and planted it with the choicest vine, an I built a tower in whelps; it becuno a young lion, aud it learned to catch the prey; these things, he adiled and spako
Luke xix, 11. And as they heard the midst of it, and also male a
it devoured men. The nations wine press therein: and he looked also beard of him; he was taken in
a parable, because he was nigh to that it should bring forth grapes,
Jerusalem, and because their pit, and they brought him thouzlit wat ibo kingdom of God
they and it brolight furth wild grupes.
with chains onto the land of And now, o inhabitants of Jeru
should immediately appear. suem, and men of Judah, julge. She bad waited, and lier hope was
Egypt. Now when she saw that I priy yon, betwixt me and iny
lost, then she took another of her 2.PARABLES IN TIIE NEW vineyard. What could have bern
TESTAMENT. done more to my vineyard, that I whelps, and made him a young bave not done in it? wherefore, lion. And be went up and down
The Two FOUNDATIONS. when I looked that it should bring among the lions, he became a forth grapes, brought it torth will yong lion, and learned to catch
Mruit'. vii, 24 -- 27. Therefore, grapes? And now go to; I will the prey, and devoured men. And whosoever heareth these sayings tell you what I will do to my and he laid waste their cities; and liken hiin unto a wise mani, wliich
he knew their desolate palaces of mine, and doeth them, I will vineyard: I will take away thie hediye thereof, and it shall be
the land was desolate, and the ful- built his house upon a rock; And
ness thereof, by the noise of liis the rain descendol, and the foods eaten up; and break down the wall thereot, and it shail be trud- roaring. Then the nations set came, and the winds blew, am den dow!. And I will lay it against hlin on every side from beat upon that house; and it fell
the provinces, and spread their not: for it was foundled upon a waste: it shall not be pruned nor
net over him: he was taken in their rock. And every one that Heardigred; but there shall come up briers ani thords: I will also com pit. And they put him in ward in eth these sayings of mine, and mand the clouds that they ruin chains, and brought him to the docth them not, shall be likened
king of Babylon : they brought unto a foolish man, which built no rain upon it.
him into holds that his voice bis house upon the sand; And the
should no more be lieard upon the rain descended, aud the floods RED WINE VINEYARD. mountains of Israel,
came, and the winds blew, and 18a. xxvii, 2, 3. In that day sing
beat upon that house and it fell; ye unto her, A vineyard of red
CHRIST'S PARABLES. aud great was the lall of it. wine. I the LORD do keep it; I will water it evry moment: lest Matth. xili, 10--13, 34, 35, 53. And
TARES. any huri It, I will keep it night the disciples came, and said unto and day. him, Why speakest thou unto
Datth. xiil, 24-30. Another parthem in parall-s? Ho answeredable put he forth unto them, say. EAGLES AND VINE-TREE. and said unto them, Bec:use it is ing, The kingilom of heaven is Esek. xvii, 3-8. And say, This given unto you to know the mys- likened unto a man which sowed saitli the Lord God, A great eagle teries of the kingdom of heaven, good sced in his field: But while with great wings, long-wingol, but to them it is not given. ,,For men slept, bis enerny cime and full of feathers, which had divers
whosoever bath, to hiin shall be sowed iares among the wheat, colours, came unto Lebanon, and given, and he shall have more and went his way. But when the tovk the highest branch of the abundance; but whosoever hatli blade was sprung up, and brought celar: He cropped off the top of not, from him shall be taken forth fruit, then appeared ino his young living and carried it away even that he hath. There-tares also. 'So the strvunts of tho into a land of iruflick; he set it in fore speak I to them in parables: bonneholder camo and said unto a city of merchants. lle took also because they geing, see
nut; liim, Sir, dilst thou not sow good of the seed of the land, and planted and hearing they hear uot; neither seed in' lliy field? from wlienco
All these then hath ii tares? lle said unto it in a fruitfiil Held; he placed it do they understand. by eat waters, and set it as a
things spuke Jesus unto the mul- them, an enemy hath done tiis. willow-ree; And it grow, anttitude in parables; and without a
The servants guid unto him, Wilt became a spreading vino of low parable spake be not upto them: thou thien dat we go and gather stature, whose branches turned That it might be fulfilled which then up? But he said, Nay; lest, toward him, and the roots thereof was spoken by the prophet, say while ye gather up tho tares, yo Were under bim: yo it become a ing. I will open my mouth in root np also the wheat with them. vine, unit brought forth branches, parables; I will utter ihings which Let boill grow together until the and slot fortlı sprigs. There w:18
have been kept secret from the harvest; and in the time of harvest also another greut eagle with foundation of the world. And it I will 8:1y to the reapers, Gatlier great wings and many feathers: canie to pass, that when Jesus se together first tho tures, and and, behold, this vine did bend had finislied these parables, le bind inein in bulles to 'burn her roots toward him, and shoi | departed thence.
them; but gather the wheat into forth her brunches toward him, Mark iv, 2, 33, 34. And bo my barn.
thee all that debt, because thou sir; and went not. Wheller of Luke xill, 18, 19. Then said he, desiredst me: Shouldest not thou them twain did the will of his Unto what is the kingdom of God also have had compassion on thy father? They say unto him, the like? and whereunto shall I re- fellow-servant, even as I had pity first. Jesus saith utito them, Bemble it? It is like a grain of on thee? And luis lord was wroth, Verily I say unto you, That the mustard-seed, which a man took and delivered him to the tormen- publicans and the harlóts go into and cast into his garden; and it tors, till he should pay all that the kingdom of God before you. grew, and waxed a great tree; and was due unto him. the lowls of the air lodged in the
MARRIAGE FEast. branches of it.
Matt. xxii, 1--14. And Jesng Matt. xx, 1-16. For the kingdom answered, and spake unto them LEAVEN.
of heaven is like unto a man that again by parables, and sud, The Matth. xiil, 33. Another parable is an householder, which went out kingdom of heaven is like unto a spake he unto them; The kingdom early in the moruing to hire certain king, which made a mar. of heaven is like unto leaven, labourers into his vineyard. And riage for his son. And sent forth which a woman took and hid in when he had agreed with the bis servants to call them that were three measures of meal, till the labourers for a penny a-day, le bidden to the wedding and they whole was leavened.
sent them into his vineyard. And would not come. Aguiu, be sent
he went out about the third hour, forth other servants, saying, Tell TREASURE FOUND.
and saw others standing idle in the then which are bidden. Behold, Batth. xift. 44. Again, the king. market-place, And he said unto I have prepared my dinner: my dom of heaven is liko unto treas- them, Go yo also into the vine. oxen and my fatlings are killed, ure hid in a feld; the which when yard; and whatsover is right I will and all things are rearly: come a man hath found, he bideth, and give you. And they went their unto the marriage. But they for joy thereof goeth and selleth way. Again he went out about made light of it, and went their all that lie hath, and buyeth that the sixth and ninth hour, and did ways, one to his farm, another to delu.
likewise. And about the eleventh His merchandise. And the remFISHING.
hour he went out, and found nant took his servants, and en
others standing idle, and saith treated them spitefully, and slew Millh. xiii, 47, 48. Again, the unto them. Why stand ye here all them. But when the king heard kingdom of heaven is like unto a the day idle? They say unto him, thereof, he was wroth: and be sent net, that was cast into the sea, Because no man hath hired us. forth his armies, and destroyed and gathered of
every kind: Ile saith unto them, Go ye also those murderers, and burned up Which, when it was full, they into the vineyarıd; and whatsoever their city. Then suitli ho to his drew to shore, and sat down, and is right, that shali ye receive. So servants, The wedding is ready, gathered the good into vessels, when even was come, the lord of but they which were bidden were but cast the bad away.
thie vineyard saith unto bis stew. pot worthy. Go ye therefore into
ari, Call the labourers, and give the highways, and as many as se DEBTORS AND CREDITORS. them their bire, begiuning from shall tind, bid to the marriage. So
the last unto the first. And when those servants went out into the Matth. xviii, 23-34. Therefore is the kingdom of heaven likened the eleventh hour, they received all, as many as they found, both
they came that were hired about bighways, and gathered together unto a certain king, wlich would
every man a penny. But when bad and rood; and the wedding take account of his servants. And the first caine, they supposed was furnished with guests. And when he had begun to reckon, that they should have received when the king came in to see the one was brought unto him, which owed him ten thousand talents: more; and they likewise received guests, he saw there a man which
every man a penny. And when had not on a wedding garment: But forasmuch as he had not to they had received it, they mur- And he saith unto himn, Friend, pay, lis lord commanded him to mured against the goodman of the how camest thou in liftler not be sold, and his wife and children, house, Saying, These lust have having a wedding garment? And and all that he haul, and payment wrought but one hour, and thou he was speechless. Then said the to be made. The servant there, bast made them equal unto us, king to the servants, Bind him fore fell down and worshipped which have borne the burden and hand and fout, and take bim bim, saying, Lord, have patience heat of the day. But he answered away, and cast him into outer with me, and I will pay thee all. one of them, and said, Friend, Idarkness; there shall be weeping Then the Lord of that servant do thee no wrong: didst not thon and gnashing of teeth. For many Was moved with compassion, and loosed him, and forgave him the agree with me for a penny? Take are called, but few are chosen.
that thine ts, and go thy way: I debt. But the same servant went will give unto this last even as out, and found one of his fellow- unto thee. Is it not lawful for me
TEN VISGINS. servants, which owed him an bun to do what I will with mine on? kingdom of heaven be likened
Matt. xxv, 1-12. Then shall the dred pence; and he laid hands on him, and took him by the throat,
18 thine eye evil, because I am
? So the last shall be first, unto ten virgins, which took their saying: Pay me that thou owest and the first last: for many be amps, and went forth to meet the And his fellow-servant fell down
bridegroom. And five of them at his feet, and besought him, called, but few chosen.
were wise, and five were foolish, saying, llave patience with me,
Tue Two Sons.
They that were foolish took their and I will pay theo all. And he
lamps, but took no oil with thein: would not; but went and cast him Matt. xxi, 28–31. But what But the wise took oil in their vesinto prison, till he should pay the think ye? A certain man had two sels with their lamps. While the debt. So when his fellow - ser- sons; and he came to the first, and bridegroom tarried, they all Vants saw what was done, th said, Son, go to-day in my slumbered and slept.
at were very surry and came and vineyard.' lie anwered and said, midnight there was a cry made, toki unto their lord all that was I will not: but afterwards lie re- Behold, the bridegroom cometh; done. Then bis lord, after that pented, and went. And he came go ye out to meet him. Then all helial celler lim, said unto him, to the second, ind said likewise. those virgius arose, and trimmed o thuu wicked servant, I surgavel and he answered and said, I go, their lamps. And the foolish said
unto the wise, Give us of your oll; , therefore the talent from him, and us kill him, and the inheritanco for our lamps are gone out. But give it unto him which hath ten shall be ours. And they took the wise answered, saying, Not so; talents. For unto every one that him, and killed him and cost him lest there be not enough for us bath shall be given, and he shall out of the vineyard. What shall and you: but go ye rather to them have abundance : but from him therefore the lord of the vineyard that sell, and buy for yourselves that hath not, shall be taken away do? He will come and destroy the And while they went to buy, the even that which he hath.
husbandmen, and will give the bridegroom came; and they that
vineyard unto others. were ready went in with him
SOWEB. marriage: and the door was shut. Mark iv, 3--9. Hearken; Bohold,
BLIND GUIDE. Afterward came also the other there went out a sower to sow: virgins, saying, Lord, Lord, open And it came to pass, as he sowed,
Luke vi, 39. And he spoke a to us. But lie answered and said, some fell by the way-side, and the parable unto them. Can tho blind Verily I say unto you, I know you fowls of the air came and de- fall into the ditch?
lead the blind? shiul they not both put.
voured it up. Aad some fell on
stony ground, where it had not
Luke x1, 5--8. And he said unto dom of learen is as a man travel depth of earth: But when the them, Which of you chall have a ling into a far country, who called sun was up, it was scorched; and, friend, and shall go into him at bis own servants, and delivered because it had no root, it withered midnight, and say unto hin, unto them lois goods. And unto away. And some fell among Friend, lend me ihree loaves; one he gave five talents, to another thorns, and the thorns grew up For a friend of mine in luis Journey two, and to another one; to every and choked it, and it yielded no
is come to me, and I have nothing min according to his several fruit. And other fell on good to set before him? And he from ability; and straightway took his ground, and did yield fruit that within shall answer and my, journey. Then lo that had re- sprang' up, and increa-od, and Trouble me not: the door is now ceived the five talents weut and brought forth, some thirty, and shut, and my children are with me trailed with the same, and made some sixty, and some an bundred. in bed; I cannut rise and give thee. them other five talen's. And like- And he said unto them, lle that I say unto you, Though he will wise he that had received two, he hath ears to hear, let bin hear, not rise and give him, because ho also gained other two. But ho
is his friend; yet, beculiso of his that had received one went and
SEED SPRINGING UP
importunity, he will rise and give digged in the earth, and hid his
him as many as he needeth, loru's money. Alter a long time the lord of those servants cometh, Mark iv, 26-29. And he said, So
UNCLEAN SPIRIT. and reckoneth with them. And Is the kingdom of God, as if a man
Luke xi. 24-26. When tho un80 he that had received avo / should cast seed into the ground; clean spirit is gone out of a man, five talents, saying, Lord, thou and day, and the seed should deliveredst unto me five talents: spring and grow up, he knoweth seeking rest; aut timing none,
saithwill return them five talents inore. His lord forth fruit of herself; first tho he cometh, he findeth it swept behold, I have gained besides not how. For the earth bringeth whence 1 caine out. And when said unto him, Well done, thou bladlo, then the ear, after that the and gurnished. Then goeth ne, good and faití ful servait;' thou full corn in the ear. But when and taketh to him seben otller
the fruit is brought forth, imme- spirits more wicked than bimself; hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over diately he putteth in the sickle, and they enter in, and dweli
is many things: enter thou into the
there : and the last state of that Joy of thy lord. He also that had
man is worse than tho tiist. received two talents came and
HUSBANDMEN. said, Lord, thou deliveredst unto Mark xli, 1-9. And he began to
RICI FOOL. me two talents: behold, I have speak unto them by parables. A gained two other talents besides certain man planted a vineyard; a parable unto them, saying, Tho
Luke xii, 16-21. And he spake them. His lord said unto him, and set an hedge abont it, and Well done, good and faithful ser- diggod a place for the wine-fat, ground. of a certain lich' man
brought forth plentifully; And he vant; thou last been faithlul over and built a tower, and let it out to a few things, I will make thee husbandmen, and went into a far whul shall I do, because i havo
thought within himself, saying, ruler over many things: enter country. And at the season he thou into the juy on thy lord. Then sent to the liusbandmen a servant: fruits? And he said, This will I
no room wliere to bestow my he which had received the one that he might receive from the do: I will pull down my barns, and talent came and said, Lord, I husbandmen of the fruit of the man, reapin, where thou hast not and beat him, and sent him away And I will say to my soul, Soul, knew theo that thou art an bård vineyard. And they caught him, build greater; and there will i
bestow all my fruits and my goods. Bown, and gathering where thou empty. And again he sent unto bast not strawed: And I was them another servant; and at him thou hast much goods laid up for afraid, and went and hid tly they cast stones, and wounded many years; take thino case, eat, talent in the earth: lo, there thou him in the head, ani sent him drink, and be merry. But 'God hast that is thine. This lord an- away shamefully handled,
said unto him, Thou fool, this
And swered and said unto him, Thou again he sent another; and himnight thy soul shall be required of
thee; then whose shull those wicked and slotful servant, thou they killed, and many others;
things be which thou hast proknewest that I reap where I beating some, and killing some.
videu? So is he that layeth up Bowed not, and gather where I Having yet therefore one son, his
treasure for hiinselt, and is not have not strawed; Thou oughtest well-beloved, he sent hiin also last therefore to liavo put my money unto them, saying, They will rich toward God. to the exchangers, and then at iny reverence my son.
But those coming I sluuld bave received husban men sald among them
Banken F1G-TREE. mine own with usury. Tako selves, This is the heir; come, let
Luke xiii, 6-9. He spako also