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62. Christ's meekness, forbearance, forgiveness, lowliness, modcsty, and patience.

Is. 42: 2 He shall not cry, nor lift up, nor cause his voice to be beard in the street. [Mat. 12: 17—20.] - 50: 6 I gave my back to the smiters, and my cheeks to them that plucked off the hair : I hid not my face from shame and spitting, 53: 7 He was oppressed, and he was afilicted, yet he opened not his mouth: he is brought as a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before her shearers is dumb, so he opened not his mouth,

Mat. 11: 29 Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me: for I am meek and lowly in heart; and ye shall find rest unto

21: 5 Tell ye the daughter of Sion, Behold, thy King cometh unto thee, meek, and sitting upon an ass, and a colt the foal of an ass.

Mk. 15: 4 Pilate asked him again, saying, Answerest thou nothing? behold how many things they witness against thee. 5 But Jesus yet answered nothing: so that Pilate marvelled.

Lk. 23: 34 Then said Jesus, Father, forgive them: for they know not what they do.

2 Cor. 10:1 I Paul myself beseech you, by the meekness and gentleness of Christ.

1 Pet. 2: 21 Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an exam ple, that ye should follow his steps: 23 Who, when he was reviled, reviled not again ; when he suffered, he threatened not ; but committed himself to him that judgeth righteously.

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63. Christ diligent in his work.

Lk. 2: 49 Wist ye not that I must be about my Father's business?

Jn. 5: 17 Jesus answered them, My Father worketh hitherto, and I work. — 9: 4 I must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day: the night cometh, when no man can work.

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64. Christ's prayerfulness, and prevalence in prayer. .

Ps. 21: 2 Thou hast given him his heart's desire, and hast Lot withholden the request of his lips.

Mat. 14: 23 When he had sent the multitudes away, he went up into a mountain apart to pray: and when the evening was come, he was there alone. 26: 36 Sit ye here, while I go and pray yonder. 39 And he went a little further, and fell on his face, and prayed, saying, O my Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me: nevertheless, not as I

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will, but as thou wilt. 42 He went away again the second time, and prayed, saying, O my Father, if this cup may not pass away from me, except I drink it, thy will be done. 44 And went away again, and prayed the third time, saying the same words.

Mk. 6: 46 When he had sent them away, he departed into a mountain to pray.

Lk. 5: 16 He withdrew himself into the wilderness, and prayed. 6: 12 He went out into a mountain to pray, and continued all night in prayer to God. — 9: 18 As he was alone praying, his disciples were with him. 28 He took Peter, and John, and James, and went up into a mountain to pray. — 11: 1 It came to pass, that as he was praying in à certain place, when he ceased, one of his disciples said unto him, Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples.

Jn. 11: 41 Jesus lifted up his eyes, and said, Father, 1 thank thee that thou hast heard me: 42 I knew that thog hearest me always. — 14: 15 If ye love me, keep my com. mandments: 16 And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever. [See 516.] 65. Christ a preacher.

Ps. 40: 9 I have preached righteousness in the great congregation : lo, I have not refrained my lips, O LORD, thou knowest. 10 I have not hid thy righteousness within my heart; I have declared thy faithfulness and thy salvation : 1 have not concealed thy loving kindness and thy truth from the great congregation.

Is. 61: 1 The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek, he hatli sent me to bind up the broken-hearted, 10 proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound; 2 To proclaim the acceptable year of the LORD, and the day of vengeance of our God. [Lk. 4: 18.]

Mat. 4: 23 Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom. — 7: 28 It came to pass when Jesus had ended these sayings, the people were astonished at his doctrine. 29 For he taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes. -13: 54 When he was come into his own country, he taught them in their synagogue, insomuch that they were astonished, and said, Whence hath this man this wisdom, and theso mighty works?

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Jn. 7: 14 About the midst of the feast, Jesus went up into the temple and taughil. 15 And the Jews marvelled, saying, How knoweth this man letters, having never learned? 46 The officers answered, Never man spake like this man. 66. Christ a scarchiny reprover.

Is. 11: 3 And shall make him of quick understanding in the feur of the Lord: and he shall not judge after the sight of bis eyes, neither reprove after the hearing of his ears: 4 But with righteousness shall he judge the poor, and reprove with cquity for the meek of the earth : and he shall smite the earth with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips shall he slay the wicked.

Mal. 3: 2 Who may abide the day of his coming ? and who shall stand when he appeareth? for he is like a refiner's fire, and like fullers' soap. 3 And he shall sit as a refiner and purifier of silver: and he shall purify the sons of Levi, and purge them as gold and silver, that they may offer unto the Lord an offering in righteousness.

Lk. 11: 52 Wo unto you, lawyers ! for ye have taken away the key of knowledge: ye entered not in yourselves, and them that were entering in ye hindered. — 12: 49 I am come to send fire on the earth, and what will I, if it be already kindled?

Jn. 18:37 To this end was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. [See Mat., chapters 5th and 23d, throughout.] [See 610–11.] 67. Christ secured some popular favor.

Mat. 21: 8 A very great multitude spread their garments in the way; others cut down branches from the trees, and strewed them in the way. 9 And the multitudes that went before, and that followed, cried, saying, Hosanna to the Son of David: Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord: Hosanna ir the highest. [Mk. 11: 8-10.]

Mk. 12: 12 They sought to lay hold on him, but feared the people.

Lk. 4: 14 Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit into Galilee: and there went out a fame of him through all the region round about. 15 And he taught in their synagogues, being glorified of all. — 5: 15 So much the more went there a fame abroad of him: and great multitudes came together to hear and to be healed by him of their infirmities.

Jn. 6: 15 When Jesus therefore perceived that they would come and take him by force, to make him a king, he departed



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ugain into a mountain himself alone. — 11: 47 Then gathered the chief priests and the Pharisees a council, and said, What do we? for this man doeth many miracles. 48 If we let him thus alone, all men will believe on him. — 12: 19 The Pharisees therefore said among themselves, Perceive ye how ye prevail nothing? behold, the world is gone after him.

68. Christ roiled and persccuted unto death.

Ps. 2: 1 Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing? 2 The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the Lord, and against his Anointed, saying, 3 Let us break their bands asunder, and cast away their cords from us.

Is. 53: 2 le shall grow up before him as a tender plant, and as a root out of a dry ground: he hath no form nor comeliness; and when we shall see him, there is no beauty that we should desire him. 3 He is despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief: and we hid as it were our faces from him; he was despised, and we esteemed him not. 4 Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afilicted.

Mat. 10: 24 The disciple is not above his master, nor the servant above his lord. 25 It is enough for the disciple that he be as his master, and the servant as his lord: if they have called the master of the house Beelzebub, how much more shall they call them of his household? — 13: 55 Is not this the carpenter's son? is not his mother called Mary? and his brethren, James, and Joses, and Simon, and Judas? 56 And his sisters, are they not all with us? Whence then hath this man all these things? 57 And they were offended in liim. But Jesus said unto them, A prophet is not without honor, save in his own country and in his own house. - 26: 66 What think ye? They answered and said, lle is guilty of death. 67 Then did they spit in his face, and buffetted him; and others smote him with the palms of their hands, 68 Saying, Prophesy unto us, thou Christ, Who is he that smote thee?

- 27: 29 When they had platted a crown of thorns, they put it upon his head, and a reed in his right hand : and they bowed the knee before him, and mocked him, saying, Hail, King of the Jews! 30 And they spit upon him, and took the reed, and smote him on the head. 31 And after that they had mocked him, they took the robe off from him, and put his own raiment on him, and led him away to crucify him. 34

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him vinegar to drink, mingled with gall: and when he haul tasted thereof, he would not drink.

Mk. 15: 27 With him they crucify two thieves, the one on his right hand, and the other on his left. 28 And the scripture was fulfilled, which saith, And he was numbered with the transgressors. 29 And they that passed by, railed on him, wagging their heads, and saying, Ah, thou that destroyest the temple, and buildest it in three days, 30 Save thyself, and coine down from the cross. 31 Likewise also the chief priests mocking, said among themselves with the scribes, He saved others; himself he cannot save. 32 Let Christ, the King of Israel, descend now from the cross, that we may see, and believe. And they that were crucified with him, reviled him.

Lk. 4:28 All they in the synagogue, when they heard these things, were filled with wrath, 29 And rose up, and thrusi him out of the city, and led him unto the brow of the hill (whereon their city was builty) that they might cast him down headlong:- 16:14 The Pharisees also, who were covetous, heard all these things, and they derided him.

Jn. 10: 20 And many of them said, He hath a devil, and is mad; why hear ye him? 31 Then the Jews took up stones again to stone him.- 19: 5 Then came Jesus forth, wearing the crown of thorns, and the purple robe. And Pilate saith unto them, Behold the man! 6 When the chief priests therefore and officers saw him, they cried out, saying, Crucify him, crucify him. (See 467, 511, 690.]


69. Christ's human soul and body.

Mat. 1:1 Jesus Christ, the Son of David, the son of Abraham.— 8: 20 The Son of Man hath not where to lay. his head.*

Lk. 2: 52 Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and man.

Jn. 1: 14 The Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.

1 Tim. 2: 5 There is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus.

Heb. 2: 14 Forasmuch then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the

Christ calls himself the Son of Man inore than sixty times.

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