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Jesus blessed his disciples before he ascended into heaven

Luke xxiv. 50. Moses having finished writing the Book of the Law, died

Deut. xxxi. 24. Jesus said, “ It is finished,and died.. John xix. 30.

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JOSEPH AND JESUS. Joseph was the beloved Son of his Father Jacob

Gen. xxxvii. 3. Jesus is the beloved Son of God

Matthew iji, 17. Joseph was sent to visit his brethren at Shechem

Gen.xxxvii. 13. Jesus was sent to visit his brethren upon earth

Galatians iv. 4. Joseph was sold by his brethren for 20

Gen. xxxvii. 28. Jesus was sold for 30 pieces of silver .. Matt. xxvi. 15.

Joseph was an innocent man in prison between two criminals

Genesis xl. 15. Jesus on the cross between two thieves Matt. xxvii, 38.

Joseph foretold deliverance to one of his companions, and death to the other from the same signs

Gen. xl. 12, 19. Jesus saved one malefactor and left the other, after the same crime

Luke xxiii. 43. Joseph could only foretell

Genesis xli. 16. Jesus performed what he foretold Luke xxiv. 6.

Joseph requested the person who should be delivered, to be mindful of him in his glory Genesis xl. 14.

Jesus. The man saved by Jesus, prays he will remember him in his glory

Luke xxiii, 42. Joseph became the Saviour of his Father and Brethren in the time of famine

Genesis xlv. 7. Jesus ame the Saviour of a lost world Matt. xviii, 11. Joseph was exalted in Pharoah's kingdom Genesis xli. 43.

Jesus is exalted to the throne of His Father in Heaven

Phil. ii. 9.

Sing. [Tune-Suffolk New.
Exalted to His Father's throne,
At God's right hand he now sits down,
To plead the merits of his blood,
And rule for all his people's good.


Remarkable Events.

Ararat. · Where Noah's ark rested • Genesis viii. 4.
Amalek. Where Abdon was buried ; he
was a Judge in Israel

Judges xii. 15. Calvary. Where Jesus Christ was crucified Luke xxiii. 33. Carmel. Where the Lord answered Elijah by fire

1 Kingsxviii.20. Ebal. Where Joshua built an altar with stones

Joshua yiii. 30. Engedi. Where David hid himselffrom Saul 1 Sam. xxiii.29. Gaash. Where Joshua was buried Josh, xxiv. 30. Gilboa. Where Saul and three of his sons were killed

...... 1 Chron, X. 8. Gilead. Where Laban overtook Jacob .. Gen.xxxi.21,23. Girizim. Where Jotham spake the parable of the trees

Judges ix. 7. Hermon. Where King Og reigned, who was a giant

Josh. xii. 4,5. Deut. iii. 11. Hor. Where Aaron died

Numb. 88. 28. Horeb. Where the Lord appeared to Moses in a bush of fire

Exod. iii. 1. Lebanon. Which Moses prayed to see before he died

.... Deut. iii. 25. Moriah. Where Solomon built the temple 2 Chron. iii. 1. Nebo. Where Moses died, aged 120 years Deut. xxxiv. 1. Olives. Where Jesus ascended up to heaven from

Acts i. 12. Paran. Where God appeared in his glory to the Israelites

Deut. xxxiii. 2. Pisgah. Where Balak took Balaam to curse God's people

Numb.xxiii.14. Seir. Where sau dwelt when he left his brother Jacob

Gen. xxxvi. 8.



Remarkable Events.

Where God gave the Ten Com-
mandments to Moses

Exod. xix. 18.
Which Moses took from Sihon
King of the Amorites

Deut. iv. 48.
Where the armies of Barak and
Sisera met

Judges iv. 12.


This Lesson is generally given out by two or three Monitors in the same manner as the Attributes of Deity. It should always be a rule with the Teacher to question the children on every Lessoni or Hymn repeated, in order that its meaning may be made clear to their understandings.



God's Promise to Adam and Eve. And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head and thou shalt bruise his heel.” Genesis iii. 15.

Jacob's Prophecy. “ The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver from between his feet, until Shiloh come; and unto him shall the gathering of the people be.”-Gen. xlix. 10.

Balaam's Prophecy. " I shall see him, but not now; I shall behold him, but not nigh; there shall come a star out of Jacob, and a sceptre shall rise out of Israel, and shall smité the corners of Moab, and destroy all the children of Seth."-Numbers xxiv. 17.

Moses' Prophecy. “ The Lord thy God will raise up unto thee a Prophet, from the midst of thee, of thy brethren, like unto me, unto bim shatl ye hearken.”—Deut. xviii. 15,

David's Prophecy of Christ's Words on the Cross.

My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me !". Psalm xxii. 1.

David's Prophecy of his Garments. “ They part my garments among them, and cast lots upon my vesture." - Psalm xxü. 18.

David's Prophecy of his Sufferings and Death.
They pierced my hands and my feet.”—Psalm xxii. 17.

David's Prophecy of Christ's Resurrection. “ Thou shalt not leave my soul in hell, nor suffer thy Holy One to see corruption.”—Psalm xvi. 11.

David's Prophecy of Christ's Ascension. “ Thou hast ascended on high, thou hast led captivity captive: thou hast received gifts for men; yea, for the rebellious also, that the Lord God might dwell among them."-Psalm lxviii. 18. Isaiah's Prophecy that Christ should be born of a Virgin.

" Therefore, the Lord himself shall give you a sign; behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bare a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.”—Isaiah vii. 14.

Isaiah's Prophecy that Christ should work Miracles. “ Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened, and the ears of the deaf shall be unstopped; then shall the lame man leap as an hart, and the tongue of the dumb shall sing.”Isaiah xxxv. 5, 6.

Isaiah's Prophecy of Christ's Forerunner. « The voice of one crying in the wilderness, prepare ye the way of the Lord, make straight in the desert à highway for our God.”—Isaiah xl. 3. Isaiah's Prophecy of Christ's Patience under Sufferings.

“ He was oppressed, and he was afflicted, 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 openeth not his mouth.”-Isaiah liii. 7.

Daniel's Prophecy of the time of Christ's coming.

Seventy weeks are determined upon thy people, and upon thy holy city, to finish the transgression, and to make an end of sins, and to make reconciliation for iniquity, and to bring in everlasting righteousness, and to seal up the vision and prophecy, and to anoint the most holy.”—Daniel ix. 24.

Micah's Prophecy of the Place of his Birth. “ But thou, Bethlehem Ephrata, though thou be little


the thousands of Judah, yet out of thee shall he come forth unto me, that is to be ruler in Israel, whose goings forth have been from of old, from everlasting.”--Micah v. 2.

Hosea's Prophecy of Christ's Flight into Egypt. " When Israel was a child, then I loved him, and called my son out of Egypt.”-Hosea xi. 1. Zechariah's Prophecy of Christ's Riding into Jerusalem.

Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, ( daughter of Jerusalem ; behold, thy King cometh unto thee; he is just, and having salvation : lowly, and riding upon an ass, and upon a colt, the foal of an ass.”—Zech, ix. 9.

Zechariah's Prophecy of Christ's being sold. " And I said unto them, if ye think good, give me my price; and if not, forbear; so they weighed for my price thirty pieces of silver."-Zech. xi. 12.

Zechariah's Prophecy of Christ being God and Man.

Awake, O sword, against my shepherd, against the man that is my fellow, saith the Lord of Hosts.”—Zech. xiii. 7.

Zechariah's Prophecy of the Desertion of the Apostles. '« Smite the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered." --Zech, xiii. 7.



References. The woman's seed shall surely tread, Tho' wounded, on the serpent's head.

}Gen. iii. 15. In Abraham, Isaac, Jacob's seed, Shall all the earth be bless'd indeed.

}Gen. xii. 3. Judea's sceptre shall not cease, Till Shiloh come, the Prince of Peace. Gen. xlix. 10. His place of birth, his line, his tribe, The prophets carefully describe. }Micah v. 2. Born of a virgin he shall be, Immanuel, God with us, is he.

{ Isa. vii. 13,14. These records, in the hands of Jews, Prove the Messiah they refuse.

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