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LONDON:
THE RELIGIOUS TRACT SOCIETY;

Instituted 1799.,
SOLD 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. II. 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 restoredIt 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 nbelief-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. X. Why Jesus travelled from place to place-Physi.

cians in the east-Decapolis-Deaf and dumb man cured

-How Christ may be imitated — - Many miracles on a

mountain-The maimed-Four thousand fed-Bethsaida

- Blind man restored-Spiritual sight-Cesarea Philippi

-Boy possessed of a devil—The young hindered from

coming to Christ

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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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