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Haggai ii. 6, 9.-For thus said the Lord of Hosts. Yet once,

it is a little while, and I will shake the heavens and the

earth, and the sea, and the dry land; and I will shake all

nations, and the desire of all nations shall come and I

will fill this house with glory, saith the Lord of Hosts.

The silver is mine, and the gold is mine, saith the Lord

of Hosts. The glory of this latter house shall be greater

than of the former, saith the Lord of Hosts and in this

place will I give peace, saith the Lord of Hosts.

LECTURE IV.

HISTORY OF JESUS CHRIST.


Luke i. 11, 20.—And there appeared unto him an angel of

the Lord standing on the right side of the altar of incense.

And when Zacharias saw him he was troubled, and fear fell

upon him. But the angel said unto him, fear not, Zacha-

rias for thy prayer is heard; and thy wife Elizabeth shall

bear thee a son, and thou shalt call his name John. And

thou shalt have joy and gladness; and many shall rejoice

at his birth. For he shall be great in the sight of the Lord,

and shall drink neither wine nor strong drink; and he shall

be filled with the Holy Ghost, even from his mother's

womb. And many of the children of Israel shall he turn

to the Lord their God. And he shall go before him in the

spirit and power of Elias, to turn the hearts of the fathers

to the children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the

just; to make ready a people prepared for the Lord. And

Zacharias said unto the angel, whereby shall I know this?

for I am an old man, and my wife well striken in years.

And the angel answering, said unto him, I am Gabriel,

that stand in the presence of God; and am sent to speak

unto thee, and to shew thee these glad tidings. And, be-

hold, thou shalt be dumb, and not able to speak, until the

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HISTORY OF JESUS CHRIST.

Luke iii. 21, 23.--Now when all the people were baptized, it
came to pass, that Jesus being also baptized, and praying,

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and, as his custom was, he went into the synagogue on the

Sabbath day, and stood up for to read. And there was de-

livered unto him the book of the prophet Esaias: and,

when he had opened the book, he found the place where

it was written, the spirit of the Lord is upon me, because

be hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he

hath sent me to heal the broken-hearted, to preach deliver-

ance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind,

to set at liberty them that are bruised; to preach the ac-

ceptable year of the Lord. And he closed the book, and

he gave it again to the minister, and sat down. And the

eyes of all them that were in the synagogue were fasten-

ed on him. And he began to say unto them, this day is

this Scripture fulfilled in your ears. 'And all bear him

witness, and wondered at the gracious words which pro-

ceeded out of his mouth. And they said, is not this Jo-

seph's son? And he said unto them, ye will surely say un-

to me this proverb, physician, heal thyself: whatsoever

we have heard done in Capernaum, do also here in thy

country. And he said, verily, I say unto you, no prophet

is accepted in his own country. But I tell you of a truth,

many widows were in Israel in the days of Elias, when the

heaven was shut up three years and six months, when great

famine was throughout all the land; but unto none of

them was Elias sent, save unto Sarepta, a city of Sidon,

unto a woman that was a widow. And many lepers were

in Israel in the time of Eliseus the prophet, and none of

them was cleansed, saving Naaman the Syrian. And all

they in the synagogue, when they heard these things, were

filled with wrath, and rose up and thrust him out of the

city, and led him unto the brow of the hill, whereon their

city was built, that they might cast him down headlong.

But he, passing through the midst of them, went his way,

and came down to Capernaum, a city of Galilee, and

taught them on the Sabbath days. And they were aston-

ished at his doctrine: for his word was with power.

LECTURE XII

HISTORY OF JESUS CHRIST.

Luke iv. 16, 22.-And he came to Nazareth, where he had

been brought up: and, as his custom was, he went into

the synagogue on the Sabbath day, and stood up for to

read. And there was delivered unto him the book of the

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