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Korah, and all their goods. They, atonement for the people. And, will bring again from Bashan; I and all that appertained to them, he stood between the dead and will bring my people again from went down alive into the pit, and the living; and the plague was the depths of the sea. the earth closed upon them; and stayed. Now they that died in the they perished from among the plague were fourteen thousand

Ps. lxxvill, 13, 15, 16, 44, 47, 51, congregation.

and seven hundred, beside them 53. He divided the sea, and caused

that died about the matter of them to pass through; and he DEATH OF NADAB AND ABIHU. Korah. And

Aaron returned made the waters to stand as an Lev. x, 1, 2. And Nadab and unto Moses unto the door of the heap. He clave the rocks in the Abihu, the sons of Aaron, took tabernacle of the congregation: as out of the great depths. He

wildernesss, and gave them drink either of them his censer, and put and the plague was stayed.

brought streams also out of the fire therein, and put' incense theron, and offered strange fire

FIBE.

rock, and caused waters to run

down like rivers, And had turned before the LORD, which he com- Lev. ix, 24. And there camo a their rivers into blood, and their manded them not. And there fire out from before the LORD, and foods, that they could not drink. went out fire from the LORD, and consumed upon the altar the He destroyed their vines with devonred them; and they died be- burnt-offering and the fat: which hall, and their

sycamore-trees fore the LORD.

when all the people saw, they with frost. And smote all the Deut. xi, 6,7. And what he did shouted, and fell on their faces.

first-born in Egypt; the chief of unto Dathan and Abiram, the Num. xi, 1, 2. And when the their strength in the tabernacles sons of Eliab, the son of Reuben; people complained, it displeased of Ham: And he led them on how the earth opened her mouth, the LORD: and the LORD heard it; safely, so that they feared not; and swallowed them up, and their and his anger was kindled: and but the sea overwhelmed their households, and their tents, and the fire of the LORD burnt among enemies. all the substance that was in their them, and consumed them that possession, in the midst of all were in the uttermost parts of the shewed' his signs among them,

Ps. cv, 27-29, 32, 33, 35, 36. They. Israel. Bút your eyes have seen camp. And the people cried

unto and wonders in the land of Ham. all the great acts of the LORD Moses; and when Moses prayed He sent darkness, and made it which he did.

unto the LORD, the fire was dark; and they rebelled not P3. cvi, 17. The earth opened quenched.

against his word. He turned and swallowed up Dathan, and Num, xvi, 35. And there came their waters into blood, and slew covered the company of Abiram. out a fire from the LORD, and con- their fish. He gave them hail for

sumed the two hundred and filty rain, and flaming fire in their WATER FROM THE ROCK IN men that offered incense.

land. He smote their vines also KADESH.

Ps. cvi, 18. And a fire was kin- and their fig-trees, and brake the Num. XX, 8-10. Take the rod, burnt up the wicked.

dled in their company; the flame trees of their coasts. And did and gather thou the assembly to

eat up all the herbs in their land,

and devoured the fruit of their gether, thou and Aaron thy

REFLECTIONS ON THE MIRACLES ground. brother, and speak ye unto the

He smote also all the rock before their eyes; and it shall OF MOSES, AND REFERENCES.

first-born in their land, the chief

of all their strength. give forth his water, and thou

Exod. xv, 5, 8, 10, 12. The depths Bhalt bring forth to them water have covered them: they sank

Ps. Cvi, 9, 11. He rebuked the out of the rock: so thou shalt give into the bottom as a stone. And Red sea also, and it was dried up: the congregation and their beasts with the blast of thy nostrils the so he led them through the drink. And Moses took the rod waters were gathered together, depths, as through the wilderness. from before the LORD, as he com- the floods stood upright as an Aud the waters covered their manded him. And Moses and beap, and the depths were con- enemies; there was not one of Aaron gathered the congregation gealed in the heart of the sea.

them left. together before the rock, and he Thou didst blow with thy wind, Ps. cxiv, 8. Which turned the said unto them, Hear now, yo the sea covered them: they sank rock into a standing water, the rebels; must we fetch you water as lead in the mighty waters. flint into a fountain of waters. out of this rock? Thou stretchedst out thy right

P8. CXXXVI, 13-16. To him which hand, the earth swallowed them. HEALIX G.

divided Red sea into parts : Num. Xxí, 8. And the Lord saidDeut. xl, 4. And what he did for his mercy endureth for ever:

unto the army of Egypt, unto And made Israel to pass through unto Moses, Make thee a flery their horses, and to their chariots; the midst of it: for his mercy enserpent, and set it upon a pole: how he made the water of the dureth for ever: But overthrew and it shall come to pass, that Red Sea to overflow them as they Pharaoh and his host in the Red every one that is bitten, wlien be pursued after you, and

how the sea: for his mercy endureth for looketh upon it, shall live.

LORD hath destroyed them unto ever. To him which led his this day

people through the wilderness: for PLAGU E.

Joshua xxiv, 7. And when they his mercy endureth for ever. Num. XVI, 46-50. And Moses said cried unto the Lord, ho put dark- Isa. XI, 15. And the LORD shall unto Aaron, Take a censer,and put ness between you and the Egyp- utterly destroy the tongue of the fire therein from off the altar, and lians, and brought the sea upon Egyptian sea; and with luis mighty put on incense,aud goquickly unto them, and covered them; and your wind shall he shake his hand over the congregation, and make an eyes have seen what I have done the river, and shall smite it in the atonement for them: for there is in Egypt: and ye dwelt in the seven streams, and make men go wrath gone out from the LORD; wilderness a long season.

over dryshod. the plague is begun. And Aaron took as Moses commanded, and

Ps. Ixvi, 6. He turned the sea Isa, xliii, 16. Thus saith the ran into the midst of the congre- into dry land: they went through LORD, which maketh a way in the gatiou; and, behold, the plague the flood on foot; there did we re- sea, and a path in the mighty

waters. was begun among the people: and joice in him. lie put on Incense, and made an Ps. lxviil 22. The LORD sald, I Isa. xlvill, 21. And they thirsted

not when he led them through , fled; Jordan was driven back. | avenged of you, and after that I the deserts: he caused the waters The mountains skipped like rams, will cease. And he found a new to fow out of the rock for them; and the little hills like lambs. jaw-bone of an ass, and put forth he clave the rock also, and the What ailed thee, O thou sea, that his hand and took it, and slew a waters gushed out.

thou fleddest? thou Jordan, that thousand men therewith. Isa. II, 10. Art thou not it which thou wast driven back? Ye

PERSONAL STRENGTH. hath dried the sea, the waters of mountains, that ye skipped like

Judges xv, 11-14. Then three the great deep; that hath made rams: and ye little lills, like

thousand men of Judah went to the depths of the sea a way for lambs? the ransomed to pass over?

the top of the rock Etam, and Isa. Ixili,12. That led them by CAPTURE OF JERICHO.

said to Samson. Knowest thou

not that the Philistines are rulers the right hand of Moses with his Joshua vi, 20. So the people over us? what is this that thou glorious arm, dividing the water shouted when the priests blew hast done unto us? And he said before them to make himself an with the trumpets: and it came to unto them, As they did unto me, everlasting name? pass, when the people heard the

so have I'done unto them. And sound of the trumpet, and the they said unto him, We are come Rev. xvi, 12. And the sixth people shouted with a great shout, down to bind thee, that we may

that the wall fell down flat, so deliver thee into the hand of the angel poured out his vial upon that the people went up into the Philistines. And Samson said the water thereof was dried up, I city, every man straight before unto them, swear onto me, that that the way of the kiugs of the him, and thoy took the city.

ye will not fall upon me youreast might be prepared.

selves. And they spake unto SUN AND MOON STAYED.

him, saying, No; but we will bind IN CONNECTION WITH

Josh. x, 13, 14And the sun stood thee fast, and deliver thee into

still, and the moon stayed, until their hand; but surely we will not JOSHUA.

the people had avenged them- kill thee. And they bound him JORDAN DIVIDED.

selves upon their enemies. Is with two new cords, and brought Joshua ill, 14-17. And it came not this written in the book of him up from the rock. And when to pass, when the people removed Jasher? So the sun stood still in he came unto Lehi, the Philistines from their tents, to pass over Jor- the midst of heaven, and basted shouted against him: and the dan, and the priests bearing the not to go down about a whole Spirit of the LORD came mightily ark' of the covenant before the day. And there was no day like upon him; and the cords that were people; And as they that bare that before it, or after it, that the upon his arms became as flax that the ark were come unto Jordan, LORD hearkened unto the voice of was burnt with fire, and bis bands and the feet of the priests that a man: for the LORD fought for loosed from off his hands. bare the ark were dipped in the Israel.

Judges xvi, 6--14. And Delilah brim of the water, (for Jordan

said to Samson, Tell me, I pray overfloweth all his banks all the

STORM.

thee, wherein thy great strength time of harvest,) That the Josh. x. 11. And it came to pass, lieth, and wherewith thou mightwaters, which came down from as they fled froin before Israel, est be bound to afflict thee. And above, stood, and rose up upon and were in tho going down to Samson said unto her, if they an heap, very far from the city Beth-horon, that the LORD cast bind me with seven green withs Adam, that is beside Zaretan: and down great stones from heaven that were never dried, then shall those that came down toward the upon them unto Azekah, and I be weak, and bo as another sea of the plain, even the salt sea, they died: they were

man. Then the lords of the Phil. failed, and were cut off; and the which died with hailstones than istines brought up to her seven people passed over right against they whom the children of Israel green withs which had not been Jericho. And the priests, that slew with the sword.

dried, and she bonnd him with bare the ark of the covenant of

them. (Now there were men lying the Lord, stood firm on dry SUPERNATURAL STRENGTH in wait, abiding with her in the ground in the midst of Jordan,

chamber.) And she said unto and all the Israelites passed over

IN CONNECTION WITH

him, The Philistines be upon thee, on dry ground, until all the people

SAMSON.

Samson. And he brake the withs, were passed clean over Jordan,

A LION KILLED.

as a thread of tow is broken when Joshua iv, 16-18. Command the

it toucheth the fire: 80 his

Judges xiv, 6. And the Spirit priests that bear the ark of the of the LORD came mightily upon

strength was not known. And testimony, that they come up out him, and he rent him as he would Delilah said uuto Samson, Behold, of Jordan. Joshua therefore have rent a kid, and he had noth- thou hast inocked me, and told commanded the priests, saying, ing in his hand: but he told not

me lies: now tell me, I pray thee, Come ye up out of Jordan. And his father or his mother what he bound. And he said unto her, If

wherewith thou mightest bo it came to pass, when the priests had done. that bare the ark of the covenant

they bind me fast with new ropes, of the LORD were come up out of SLAUGHTER OF THE PHILISTINES.

that never were occupied, then the inidst of Jordan, and ihe soles of the priests' feet were lifted up of the LORD came upon him, and ropes, and bound him therewith,

Judges xiv, 19. And the Spirit man. Delilah therefore took new

shall I be weak, and be as another unto the dry land, that the waters he went down to Ashkelon, and and said unto him. The Philistines of Jordan returned unto their slew thirty men of them, and took be upon thee, Samson. And there place, and flowed over all his their spoil, and gave change of were liers in wait, abiding in the banks, as they did before.

garments unto them which ex. chamber. And he brake them

pounded the riddle: and his anger from off his arms like a thread. Ps. cxiv, 1-6. When Israel wont was kindled, and he went up to And Delilah said unto Samson, out of Egypt, the house of Jacob his father's house.

Hitherto thou hast mocked me, from a people of strange langnage; Judges xv, 7, 15. And Sam and told me lies: tell me where Judahwas his sanctuary,and Israel son said unto them, Though ye with thou mighlest be bound, his dominion. The sea saw it, and I have done this, yet will I be! And he said unto her, if thou

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weavest the seven locks of my great, and they had emerods in answered and said unto the man head with the web, And she their secret parts. Therefore of God, Entreat now the face of fastened it with the pin, and said they sent the ark of God to the LORD thy God, and pray for unto him, The Philistines be upon Ekron. And it came to pass, as me, that my hand may be restorthee, Samson. And he awaked the ark of God came to Ekron, ed me again. And the mau of out of his sleep, and went away that the Ekronites cried out, say- God besought the Lord, and the with the pin of the beam, and ing, They have brought about king's hand was restored him with the web.

the ark of the God of Israel to us, again, and became as it was

to slay us and our people. So before. CARRYING THE GATES OF GAZA. they sent and gathered together

Judges xvi, 1-3. Then went all the lords of the Philistines, IN CONNECTION WITH Samson to Gaza, and saw there an and said, Seud away the ark of

ELIJAH. harlot, and went in unto her. And the God of Israel, and let it go

DROUGHT CAUSED, it was told the Gazites, saying, again to his own place, that it

1 Kings xvii, 1. And Elijah tho Samson is come hither. And they slay us not, and our people: for compassed him in, and laid wait there was a deadly destruction Tishbite, who was of the inhabifor him all night in the gate of the throughout all the city; the band tants of Gilead, said unto Ahab,

As the LORD God of Israel liveth, city, and were quiet all the night, of God was very heavy there,

before whom I stand, there shall saying, In the morning, when it

not be dew nor rain these years. is day, we shall kill him. And

UPON UZZAH.

but according to my word. Samson lay till midnight, and 2 Sam. vi, 7. And the anger of

James v, 17. Elias was a mon arose at midnight and took the the LORD was kindled against doors of the gate of the city, and Uzzah; and God smote him there subject to like passions as we are, the two posts, and went away for his error; and there ho died and he prayed earnestly that it

miglit not rain: and it rained not with them, bar and all, and put by the ark of God. them upon his shoulders, and

on the earth by the space of three carried them up to the top of an UPON THE Mex of BETASIENESH years and six months. hill, that is before Hebron. 1 Sam. vi, 19. And he smote the

MEAL AND OIL MULTIPLIED. men of Bethshemesh, becausethey DESTRUCTION OF Dagon's had looked into the ark of the saith the LORD God of Israel, The

1 Kings xvii, 14, 15. For thus TEMPLE.

LORD, even he smote of the people barrel of meal shall not wasto, Judges xvi, 29, 30. And Samson fifty thousand and threescore and took hold of the two middle pil- ten men. And the people la- neither shall the cruse of oil fail lars upon which the house stood, mented, because the Lord had until the day that the Lord send and on which it was borne up, of smitten' many of the people with eth rain upon the earth. And she the one with his right hand, and a great slaughter.

went and did according to tho of the other with his left. And

saying of Elijah: and she, and he, Samson said, Let me die with the

and her house, did eat many

IN CONNECTION WITII Philistines. “And he bowed him

days. self with all bis might; and the

DAVID AND SOLOMON.

THE PROPHET FED BY RAVENS. house fell upon the lords, and

1 Chron. XXI, 26. And David built upon all the people that were there an altar unto the Lord, and brought him bread and flesh in

1 Kings xvil, 6. And the ravens therein: so the dead which he offered burnt offerings and peace the morning, and bread and slew at bis death were more than offerings, and called upon the flesh in the evening; and he drank they which he slew in his life.

LORD; and he answered him from of the brook.

heaven by fire upon the altar of THE OVERTHROW OF burnt offering.

A CHILD RESTORED TO LIFE. DAGON.

2 Ohron. vii, 1. Now, when 1 Sam. V, 4. And when they Solomon had made an end of said unto her, Give me thy son.

1 Kings xvii, 19-23. And ho arose early on the morrow morn-praying, the fire came down from And he took him out of her upon his face to the ground before offering and the sacrifices and the loft, where he abode, and laid the ark of the LORD; and the head Glory of the LORD filled the house him upon his own bed. And he of Dagon and both the palms of his hands were cut off upon the

IN CONNECTION WITH

cried unto the LORD, and said, O

LORD my God, hast thou also threshold; only the stump of

JEROBOAM.

brought evil upon the widow Dagon was left to him.

1 Rings xill, 3--6. And he gave with whom I sojourn, by slaying a sign the same day, saying, This her son? And he stretched him

is the sign which the LORD hath self upon this child three times, IN BOOKS OF SAMUEL.

spoken; Behold, the altar shall be and cried unto the LORD, and THUNDER STORM IN HARVEST.

rent, and the ashes that are upon said, O LORD my God, I pray thee,

it shall be poured out. And it let the child's soul come into him 1 Sam. xii, 18. So Samuel called came to pass, when king Jero- again. And the LORD heard the unto the LORD; and the LORD sent boam heard the saying of the man voice of Elijalı; and the soul of thunder and rain that day; and of God, which had cried against the child came into him again, all the people greatly feared the the altar in Beth-el, that he put and he revived. And Elijah took Lord and Samuel.

forth his hand from the altar, the child, and brought him down INFLICTION OF DISEASE UPON THE (bis band, which he put forth and delivered him saying, Lay bold on him. And out of the chamber tuto the house,

unto his PHILISTINES.

against him, dried up, so that he mother: and Elijah said, See, thy 1 Sam. V, 9-11. And it was so could not pull it in again to him. son liveth. that, after they had carried it The altar also was reut, and the ab-ut, the hand of the LORD was ashes poured out from the altar, SACRIFICE CONSUMED BY FIRE. aguinst the city with a very great according to the sign which the 1 Kings xvili, 33--38. And he estruction: and he sinote the mau of God had given by the put the wood in order, and cut win with chiy.luit small and I word of the Lord. And the king 'the bullock in pieces, and latit

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him on the wood, and said, Fill hold, I pray thee, the situation of pottage, that they cried out, and tour barrels with water, and pour this city is pleasant, as my lord said, thou man of God, there 18 it on the burnt-sacrifice, and on seeth: but the water is naught, death in the pot. And they the wood. And he said, Do it and the ground barren. And he could not eat thereof. But he the second time; and they did it said, Bring me a new cruse, and said, Then bring meal: and be the second time. And he said, put salt therein: and they brought cast it into the pot; and he said, Do it the third time: and they did it to him. And he went forth Pour out for the people, that they it the third time. And the water unto the spring of the waters, and may eat. And there was no harm ran round about the altar; and he cast the salt in there, and said, in the pot. And there came a filled the trench also with water. Thus saith the LORD, I have man from Baal - shalisha, and And it came to pass, at the time of healed these waters; there shall brought the man of God bread ot the offering of the evening sacri- not be from thence any more the first-fruits, twenty loaves of fice, that Elijah the prophet came death or barren land. So the barley, and full ears of corn in the near, and said, LORD God of waters were healed unto this husk thereof. And he said, Give Abraham, Isaac, and of Israel, let day, according to the saying of unto the people, that they may it be known this day that thou Elisha which he spake.

eat. And his servitor said, art God in Israel, and that I am

WhatI should I set this before an thy servant, and that I have done CHILDREN TORN BY BEARS. hundred men? He said again, all these things at thy word. 2 Kings ii, 24. And he turned Give the people, that they may Hear me, O LORD, hear me; that back, and looked on them, and eat: for thus saith the LORD, They this people may know that thou cursed them in the name of the shall eat, and shall leave thereof, art the LORD God, and that thou LORD. And there came forth So he set it before them, and they hast turned their heart back two she-bears out of the wood, did eat, and left thereof, according again. Then the fire of the

LORD and lare forty and two children of to the word of the LORD. fell, and consumed the burnt- them. sacrifice, and the wood, and the

OIL MULTIPLIED.

CHILD RESTORED TO LIFE. stones, and the dust, and licked up the water that was in the

2 Kings iv, 1-6. Now there Elisha was come into the house,

2 Kings 1v, 32-35. And when trench.

cried a certain woman of the behold, the child was dead, and

wives of the sons of the prophets laid upon his bed. He went in MEN DESTROYED BY FIRE.

unto Elisha, saying, Thy servant therefore, and shut the door upon 2 Kings 1, 10, 12. And Elijah Kiko west that thy servint"dia fear them twain, and prayed unto the answered and said to the captain the Lord: and the creditor is LORD. And he went up, and lay of fifty, If I be a man of God, then let fire come down from heaven, sons to be bond-men." And Elisha upon his mouth, and his eyes upon

come to take unto him my two upon the child, and put his mouth and consume thee and thy fifty said unto her, What shall I do for his eyes, and his hands upon his And there came down fire from heaven, and consumed him and

thee? tell me, what hast thou in hands; and he stretched himself his fifty.

the house? And she said, Thine upon the child, and the flesh of And Elijah answered handmaid' hath not any thing in the child waxed warm. Then he and said unto them, if I be a man of God, let fire come down from he said, Go, borrow thee vessels the house, save a pot of oil. Then returned, and walked in the house

to and fro; and went up, and heaven, and consume thee and abroad of all thy neighbours, even the child sneezed seven times, and

stretched himself upon him: and thy fitty. And the fire of God came down from heaven, and And when thou art come in, thou empty vessels; borrow not a few.

the child opened his eyes. consumed him and his fifty.

shalt shut the door upon thee and
upon thy sons, and shalt pour out

NAAMAN HEALED.
RAIN BROUGHT.

into all those vessels, and thou 2 Kings v, 10, 14. And Elisha James v, 18. And he prayed shalt set aside that which is full. sent a messenger unto him, sayagain, and the heaven gave rain, So she went from him, and shut ing, Go and wash in Jordan seven and the earth brought forth her the door upon her and upon her times, and thy flesh shall come fruit.

sons, who brought the vessels to again to thee, and thou shalt be

her; and she poured out. And it clean. Then went he down, and WATERS OF JORDAN DIVIDED.

came to pass, when the vessels dipped himself seven times in 2 Kings ii, 8. Aud Elijah took were full, that she said unto her Jordan, according to the saying his mantle, and wrapt it iogether, son, Bring me yet a vessel. And of the man of God: and his flesh and smote the waters, and they he said unto her, There is not a came again like unto the flesh of a were divided hither and thither, vessel more. And the oil stayed. little child, and he was clean. so that they two went over on dry ground.

GEHAZI STRUCK WITH LEPROSY.
THE DEARTH.

2 Kings v, 27. The leprosy IN CONNECTION WITH 2 Kings 1v, 38-44. And Elisha therefore of Naaman shall cleave ELISHA.

came again to Gilgal: and there unto thee, and unto thy seed for

was a dearth in the land; and the ever. And he went out from his WATERS OF JORDAN DIVIDED.

sons of the prophets were sitting presence a leper as white as snow. 2 Kings ii, 14. And he took the before him: and he said unto his mantle of Elijah that fell from servant, Set on the great pot, and him, and smote the waters, and seethe pottage for the sons of the

IRON CAUSED TO SWIM. said, Where is the LORD God of prophets.

2 Kings ví, 6. And the man of

And one went out Elijah? and when he also had into the field to gather herbs, and shewed him the place. And he

God said, Where fell it? And he smitten the waters, they parted found a wild vine, and gathered cut down a stick, and cast it in bither and thither: and Elisha thereof wild gourds his lap-full

, thither, and the iron

did swim. went over.

and came and shred them into

the pot of pottage: for they knew WATERS HEALED.

So they poured out SYRIANS SMITTEX WITH BLINDNESS. 2 Kings it, 19--22. and the men for the men to eat: and it came to 2 Kings vi, 18. And when they of the city suid unto Elislia, Be- pass, as they were eating of the came down to him, Elisha prayed

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anto the LORD, and said, Smite Whatsoever he saith unto you; do wind, and said unto the 501, Princa, this people, I pray thee, with it. And there were set there six be still. And the wind ceked, blindness. And he smote them waterpots of stone, after the man- and there was a great calm. And with blindness, according to the ner of the purifying of the Jews, he said unto them, Why are ye so word of Elisha.

containing two or three firkius fearful? how is it that ye have no

apiece. Jesus saith unto them, faith? And they feared exceedAND RESTORED TO SIGHT. Fill the waterpots with water. ingly, and said one to another, 2 Kings vi, 20. And it came to brim. And he saith unto them, even the wind and the sea obey

And they filled them up to the What manner of man is this, that pass, when they were come into Draw out now, and bear unto the him. Samaria, that Elisha said, LORD: governor of the feast. And they open the eyes of these men, that bare it. When the ruler of the

FIVE THOUSAND FED. they may see. And the LORD least had tasted the water that Luke ix, 12-17. And when the opened their eyes, and they saw;

was made wine, and knew not day began to wear away, then and, behold, they were in the midst whence it was, '(but the servants came the twelve, and said unto of Samaria.

which drew the water knew,) the him, Send the multitue away, that SYRIANS DEFEATED.

governor of the feast called the they may go into the towns and

bridegroom, And saith unto him, country round about, and lodge, 2 Kings vit, 6, 7. For the LORD Every man at the beginning doth and get victuals: for we are here had made the host of the Syrians set forth good wine; and when in a desert place. But he said to hear a noise of chariots, and a men have well drunk, then that unto them, Give ye them to eat. noise of horses, even the noise of a which is worse: but thou hast kept And they said, We have no more noise of a great host:and they said the good wine until now. This but five loaves and two fishes; exone to another, Lo, the king of beginning of miracles did Jesus cept we should go and buy meat Israel hath hired against us the in Cana of Galilee, and manifested for all this people. (For they were kings of the Hittites, and the kings forth his glory; and bis disciples about five thousand men.) And of the Egyptians, to come upon believed on bim.

he said to his disciples, Make them us. Wherefore they arose, and

sit down by fifties in a company. fled in the twilight, and left their DRAUGHT OF FISHES. And they did so, and made them tents, and their horses, and their

Lrike v, 1-7. And it came to all sit down. Then he took the asses, even the camp as it was, pass, that, as the people pressed five loaves and the two fishes, and and fled for their life.

upon him to hear the word of looking up to heaven, he blessed

God, he stood by the lake of Gen- them, and brake, and gave to the A MAN RESTORED TO LIFE. nesaret, And saw two ships disciples to set before the multi2 Kings xill, 21. And it came to standing by the lake: but the tude. And they did eat, and were pass, as they were burying a man, fishermen were gone out of them, all filled: and there was taken up that, behold, they spied a band and were washing their nets. And of fragments that remained to of mon; and they cast the man he entered into one of the ships, them twelve baskets. into the sepulchre of Elisha; and which was Simon's, and prayed when the man was let down, and him that he would thrust out a CHRIST WALKING ON THE SEA. touched the bones of Elisha, he little from the land. And he sat

Matth. xiv, 26-32. And when the revived, and stood upon his feet. down, and taught the people out disciples saw bim walking on the

of the ship. Now when he had IN CONNECTION WITH left speaking, he said unto Simon, is a spirit; and they cried out for

Bea, they were troubled, saying, It Launch out into the deep, and let fear. But straightway Jesus spake ISAIAH.

down your nets for a draught. unto them, saying, Be of good HEZEKIAH HEALED.

And Simon answering said unto cheer: it is 1; be not afraid. And 2 Kings xx, 7. And Isaiah said, him, Master, we have tolled all Peter answered him and said, Take a lump of figs. And they the night, and have taken.no, Lord, if it be thou, bid me comé took and laid it on the boil , and thing: nevertheless at thy word I

unto thee on the water. And he he recovered.

will let down the net. And when
they had
this done, they inclosed said,

Come. And when Peter

was SHADOW PUT BACK ON THE DIAL. a great multitude of fishes: and come down out of the ship, he

2 Kings xx, 11. And Isaiah the their net brake. And they bec. Jesus. But when he saw the wind prophet cried unto the LORD; and

were in the other ship, that they beginning to sink, he cried, sayhe brought the shadow ten de; should come and help them. And ing, Lord, save me! And imme

boisterous, he was afraid; and, grees backward, by which it had they came, and filled both the diately Jesus stretched forth his gone down in the dial of Ahaz. ships, so that they began to sink.

hand, and caught him, and said MIRACLES OF CHRIST.

unto him, O thou of little faith, TEMPEST CALMED.

wherefore didst thou doubt? And 1-UPON EXTERNAL

Mark iv, 35-41. And the same when they were come into the

day, when the even was come, he ship, the wind ceased. NATURE

saith unto them, Let us pass over WATER TURNED INTO WINE.

unto the other side. And when John il, 1-11. And the third day they had sent away the multitude,

FOUR THOUSAND FED. there was a marriage in Cana of they took him even as he was in Matthew xv, 32-39. Then Jesus Galilee; and the mother of Jesus the ship. And there were also called his disciples unto him, and was there: And both Jesus was with him other little ships. And said, I have compassion on the called, and his disciples to the there arose a great storm of wind, multitude, because they continuo marriage. And when they wanted and the waves beat into the ship, with me now three days, and have wine, the mother of Jesus saith so that it was now full. And he nothing to eat; and I will not send unto him, They have no wine. was in the hinder part of the ship, them away fasting, lest they faint Jesus saith unto her, Woman, asleep on a pillow: and they awake in the way. And his disciples say what have I to do with thee him, and say unto him, Master, unto him, Wbence should we havo mine hour is not yet come. His carest thou not that we perish so much 'bread in the wilderness inother saith unto the servants, And he arose, and rebuked the as to fill so great a multitude ?

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