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LONDON:
THE RELIGIOUS TRACT SOCIETY;

Instituted 1799.
SOLI) AT THE DEPOSITORY, 56, PATERNOSTER ROW,

AND 65, ST. PAUL'S CHURCHYARD;

AND BY THE BOOKSELLERS.

(1843)

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CONTENTS.

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CHAPTER 1. Nature of a miracle-Design of miracles False

miracles — The emperor Vespasian — Mohammed's pre-

tended flight to heaven-The witnesses of Christ's miracles

-What testimony can support a miracle-Evidence of

Scripture miracles—Why miracles are not now seen-

Table of Gospel miracles

CHAP. 11. Water turned into wine at Cana of Galilee-

Eastern weddings--The mother of Jesus— Well of Cana-

Governor of the feast—The miracle-Its reality-Cheer-

ful benevolence of the Saviour's character_True religion

is cheerful-Profanation of the temple-Buyers and sellers

cast out-Many miracles-A nobleman's son cured-All

are liable to affliction—Sickness overruled for good

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CHAP. III. Prophecy fulfilled-Christ on the sea shore-

Fishing in the night-Miraculous draught of fishes—Suc.

cess of the apostles-Encouragement to labour-Demo-

niacs_A demoniac restored-Satan's malice and power

Christ's visit to Simon and Andrew—Simon's wife's mother

healed — Piety at home Gratitude for mercies--Miracles

on the sabbath evening—The Saviour's devotions

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CHAP. IV. The leprosy—A leper cleansed–The leprosy of

the soul-How removed-Many healed at Capernaum-

Paralytic healed—Roofs of eastern houses—Christ opposed

in his works of mercy-Eastern beds—Jesus is Divine.. 45

CHAP. V. Christ at Jerusalem-The pool of Bethesda—An

infirm man cured—The Saviour's charge-His ability to

save-Man with a withered hand restored—It is lawful to

do good on the sabbath-Christ the Lord of the sabbath

-The Christian sabbath....

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CHAP. vi, Many brought from distant parts to be healed-

The centurion's servant healed - Subordination in the

Roman army-Danger of unbelief-Woes pronounced on

Bethsaida, Chorazin, and Capernaum — Nain— Eastern

funerals—A widow's son raised from the dead-The young

may die—The Saviour's call—Many miracles.....

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CHAP. VII. What Jesus did in one day-Blind and dumb de.

moniac restored-State of a sinner-The sea of Galilee-

The tempest stilled— Voyage of life-Presence of Christ

in times of danger–The Gergesenes-Demoniacs restored

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CHAP. XI. Self-denial of the Saviour-Capernaum-Miracle

to
pay

tribute-Contentment, justice, and forbearance-

Feast of dedication-Sight given to a man born blind-

Pool of Siloam-Rage of the Jews_Infidelity of the pha-

risees--Faith proved by obedience-Not ashamed of Christ

-Galilee-Deformed woman restored-Gratitude and sub-

mission-Dropsical man healed-Samaria--Ten lepers

healed-Grateful Samaritan—The prayer of the lepers 159

CHAP. XII. Bethany-Sickness and death of Lazarus—Jesus

weeping—Mourning for the dead-Lazarus raised— Jeri.

cho-Two blind beggars restored to sight-Bartimeus-

The Saviour's question-Christ enters Jerusalem-Buyers

and sellers again driven out of the temple-Many miracles 178

CHAP. XIII. Barren fig tree withered--An emblem of the

Jewish nation-- A lesson for all-Garden of Gethsemane

-The armed band confounded and overthrown-Malchus'

ear healed-Miracles at the crucifixion-Resurrection and

ascension of Christ- His glory, power, and compassion

exhibited - Free access to the Saviour — Importance of

faith--Where all the miracles will be known

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CHAPTER I. Nature of a miracle-Design of miracles-False miracles-The

emperor Vespasian-Mohammed's pretended flight to heaven —The witnesses of Christ's miracles—What testimony can support a miracle-Evidence of Scripture miracles— Why

miracles are not now seen-Table of Gospel miracles. God governs the world he has made by certain fixed laws, which he has been pleased to appoint,

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