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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 iii, 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 pieces of silver .................. 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.

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 became 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 be now sits down,
To plead the merits of his blood,
And rule for all his people's good.


Remarkable Events.

References. 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 Kings xviii.20. Ebal. Where Joshua built an altar with

stones ................ Joshua viii. 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. xx. 28. Horeb. Where the Lord appeared to Mo

ses in a bush of fire ..... Exod. iii. 1. Lebanon. Which Moses prayed to see before

he died i............... 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 hea

ven 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 Esau dwelt when he left his brother Jacob ...... Gen. xxxvi. 8.



Remarkable Events.

References. Where God gave the Ten Com

mandments to Moses on.. 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 Lesson 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 womar, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head and thou shalt bruise his heel.” Genesis üi. 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 shall 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 xxii. 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 xin hart, and be unstopped shall be a

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 a highway for our God.”—Isaiah xl. 3.

Isaiah's Prophecy of Christ's Patience under Sufferinys.

“ 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 liïi. 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

among 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, 0 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.


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References. The woman's seed shall surely tread,

Gen. iii. 15. Tho' wounded, on the serpent's head. In Abraham, Isaac, Jacob's seed,

}Gen. xii. 3. Shall all the earth be bless'd indeed. Judea's sceptre shall not cease,

Till Shiloh come, the Prince of Peace. {Gen. xlix. 10. His place of birth, his line, his tribe,

? Micah v. 2. The prophets carefully describe. Born of a virgin he shall be,

Isa. vii. 13,14. Immanuel, God with us, is he. These records, in the hands of Jews, Prove the Messiah they refuse.

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