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ing an alabaster box of very precious ointment, and
poured it out on his head as he sat at meat.
MATTH. X, 32, 33.
Whosoever therefore shall confess me before men, him
will I confess also before my Father which is in hea-
ven. But whosoever shall deny me before men, him
will I also deny before my Father which is in heaven.
MATTH. vii. 24-27.
Therefore, whosoever heareth these sayings of mine
and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man,
which built his house upon a rock : and the rain de-
scended, and the floods came, and the winds blew,
and beat upon that house, and it fell not : for it
was founded upon a rock. And every one that
heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them not,
shall be likened unto a foolish man, which built his
house upon the sand : and the rain descended, and
the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon
that house, and it fell; and great was the fall of
1 JOHN iv. 20.
If a man say, I love God, and hateth his brother,
he is a liar: for he that loveth not his brother
whom he hath seen, how can he love God whom
he hath not seen?
LUKE vii. 1-3.
Now when he had ended all his sayings in the au-
dience of the people, he entered into Capernaum.
And a certain centurion's servant, who was highly
valued by him, was sick and ready to die. And
when he heard of Jesus, he sent unto him the elders
of the Jews, beseeching him that he would come
and heal his servant.
Act's xxvii. 35, 36, 37.
And when he had thus spoken, he look. bread, and
gave thanks to God in presence of them all : and
when he had broken it, he began to eat. Then
were they all of good cheer, and they also look
some meat. And we were in all in the ship, two hundred threescore and sixteen souls.
MATTH. xvii. 9.
And as they came down from the mountain, Jesus
charged them, saying, Tell the vision to no man,
until the Son of Man shall be risen from the dead.
1 PETER V. 8, 9.
Be sober, be vigilant ; because your adversary, the
devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking
whom he may devour : whom resist, steadfast in
the faith; knowing that the same afflictions are
accomplished in your brethren that are in the world.
2 KINGS v. 17, 18, 19.
And Naaman said, Shall there not then, I pray thee,
be given to thy servant two mules' burden of earth?
for thy servant henceforth will offer neither burnt-
offering nor sacrifice unto other gods, but unto the
Lord. In this thing the Lord pardon thy servant,
that when my master goeth into the house of Rim-
mon to worship there, and he leaneth on my hand,
and I bow myself in the house of Rimmon; when
I bow down myself in the house of Rimmon, the
Lord pardon thy servant in this thing. And he
said unto him, Go in peace.
MARK V. 41, 42.
And he took the damsel by the hand, and said unto
her, Talitha cumi; which is, being interpreted,
Damsel, I say unto thee, Arise ! And straightway
the damsel arose and walked; for she was of the
age of twelve years. And they were astonished
with a great astonishment.
SERMON XVIII. Part I.
ACTs xxvi. 9, 10, 11.
I verily thought with myself, that I ought to do many
things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.
Which thing I also did in Jerusalem ; and many
of the christians did I shut up in prison, having
received authority from the chief priests; and
when they were put to death, I gave my voice
against them. And I punished them oft in every
synagogue, and compelled them to blaspheme ; and
being exceedingly mad against them, I pursued
them even unto foreign cities.
SERMON XIX. PART II.
Acts xxvi. 9.
MARK xvi. 9.
Now when Jesus was raised up from the dead early
the first day of the week, he appeared first to
Mary Magdalene, out of whom he had cast seven
Mark xi. 19, 20, 21.
And when even was come, he went out of the city.
And in the morning, as they passed by, they saw
the fig-tree dried up from the roots. And Peter,
calling to remembrance, saith unto him, Master !
behold the fig-tree which thou devotedst to destruc-
tion is withered away.
LUKE X. 37.
Then said Jesus unto him, Go and do thou likewise.
1 THESSALONIANS iv. 13.
But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren,
concerning them that are asleep.
1 Cor. xv. 29, 30.
Moreover, what must they do who are baptized for
the dead, if the dead are not to be raised up at
all? Why are they then baptized for them ? And
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