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eousness shall they with feigned his coming only, but by the con- | And Cornelius waited for them, and words make merchandise of you: solation wherewith he was com had called together his kinsmed whose judgment now of a long forted in you, when he told us and near friends. Send therefore time lingereth not, and their dam- your earnest desire, your mourn to Joppa, and call hither Simon, nation slumbereth not.

ing, your fervent mind toward whose surname is Peter; he is

me; so that I rejoiced the more. lodged in the house of one Simon DUTIES OF THE PEOPLE. Gal. iv, 15, 16. Where is then when he cometh, shall speak uuto

tanner by the sea-side; who, OBEDIENCE. the blessedness ye spake of? for I

thee. 1 Cor. xi, 1, 2. Be ye followers bear you record, that, if it had sent to thee; and thou hast well

Immediately therefore I of me, even as I also am of Christ. been possible, ye would have done that thou art come. Now Now 1 praise you, brethren, that plucked out your own eyes, and

therefore are we all here present ye remember me in all things, and have given then to me. Am I

before God, to hear all things that keep the ordinances, as I deliver-therefore become your enemy,

are commanded thee of God. ed them to you.

because I tell you the truth? 1 Cor, xvi, 15, 16. I beseech you, Phil. ii, 29. Receive him there- deputy of the country, Sergius

Acts xiii, 7. Which was with the hrethren, (ye know the house of fore in the Lord with all gladness Paulus, a prudent man; who called Stephanas, that it is the first-fruits and hold such in reputation.

for Barnabas and Saul, and desired of Achaia, and that they have ad

Col. I, 7, 8. As ye also learned to hear the word of God. dicted themselves to the ministry of Epaphras our dear fellow-serof the saints.) That ye subinit

vant, who is for you & faithful yourselves unto such, and to every minister of Christ; who also de

SUPPORT OF THE GOSPEL one that helpeth with us, and clared unto us your love in the

MINISTRY laboureth. Spirit.

Matth, x, 1, 8--10. And when he Col. iv, 10. Aristarchus my fel 1 Thess. iii, 6-9. But now, when had called unto him his twelve low - prisoner saluteth you, and Timotheus came from you unto disciples, he gave them power Marcus, sister's son to nabas,

us, and brought us good tidings of against unclean spirits, to cast (touching whom ye received com- your faith and charity, and that

them out, and to heal all manner mandments: if he come unto you, ye have good remembrances of of sickness, and all manner of disreceive him.) us always, desiring greatly to see

ease. Heal the sick, cleanse the 1 Thess, V, 12, 13. And we be- us, as we also to see yon: There- lepers, raise the dead, cast out seech you, brethren, to know fore, brethren, we were comforted devils: freely ye havo received, them which labour among you,

over you in all our ailliction and freely give. Provide neither gold, and are over you in the Lord, and distress by your faith: For now nor silver, nor brass in your auimonish yoll; And to esteem we live, if ye stand fast in the purses, Nor scrip for your journey,

neither two coats, neither hoes, them very highly in love for their Lord. For what thanks can we works sake. And be at peace render to God again for you, for nor yet staves; for the workman among yourselves.

all the joy where with we joy for is worthy of his meat.
your sakes before our God.

Luke x, 7, 8 And in the same Heb. xiii, 7, 17. Remember them which have the rule over you, 3 John 8. We therefore ought house remain, eating and drinkwho have spoken unto you the to receive such, that we might be ing such things as they give: for

the labourer is worthy of his hire. Word of God; whose faith follow, fellow-helpers to the truth.

Go not from house to house. And considering the end of their con

into whatsoever city ye enter, and versation; Obey them that have he rule over you, and submit Acts ix, 38. And forasmuch as they receive you, eat such things

as are set before you. yourselves; for they watch for Lydda was high to Joppa, and the our souls, as they that must give disciples had heard that Peter 1 Cor. ix, 6-11, 14. Or I only and iccount; that they may do it with was ihere, they sent unto him two Barubus, have not we power to oy, and not with griet: for that is men, desiring him that he would forbear working? Who goeth a inprobilable for you. not delay to come to them.

warfare any time at his own Acts x, 5, 6, 21-24, 32, 33. And charges? who planteth a vineyard, ATTENTION.

now send men to Joppa, and call and eateth not of the fruit thereof? Mark vi, 20. For Herod feared for one Simon, whose surname is or who feedeth a flock, and eateth Julin, knowing that he was a jnst Peter: He lodgeth with one

not of the milk of the flock? Say han and an holy, and observed Simon a tanner, whose house is by these things as a man? or saith diun; and when he heard him, he the sea-side: he'sball tell thee what not the law the same also? For it 1 many things, and beard him thou oughtest to do. Then Peter is written in the law of Moses, gladly.

Thou shalt not muzzle the mouth went down to the men which 2 Cor. I, 14. As also ye have were sent unto him from Cor- of the ox that treadeth out the

corn. Doth God take care for ucknowledged us in part, that we nellus, and said, Behold, I am he

oxen? Or saith he it altogether ure your rejoicing, even as ye also whom ye seek: what is the cause

for our sakes? For our sakes, no ire ours in the day of the Lord wherefore ye are come ?

And Tesus.

they said, Cornelius the centurion, Jonbt, this is written: that he that

a just muu, and one that fearetti plougheth should plough in hope; 2 Cor. il, 1. 2. Rut I determined his with myselt, that I would not God, and of good report among hope should be partaker of his

and that he that thrasheth in come again to you in heaviness. all the nation of the Jews, was or if I make you sorry, who is he warned from God by an holy

hope. If we have sown unto you hen that maketh me glad, but angel to send for thee into his spiritual things, is it a great thing

if we shall reap your carnal he same which is made sorry by house, and to hear words of thee. Then called he them in, and

things? Even so hath the Lord lodged them. And on the morrow

ordained that they which preach 2 Cor. vii, 6. 7. Nevertheless Peter went away with them, and

the gospel should live of the iod, that comforteth those that certain brethren from Joppa ac

gospel. tre cast down, comforted us by companied him. And the morrow Gal. vi, 6. Let him that is be coming of Titus And not by after they entered into Cesarea. taught in the word communicato

unts him that teacheth in all good DISINTERESTED CONDUCT was present with you, and patie! thinge.

OF THE APOSTLE PAUL.

I was chargeable to do man ! 3 John 7. Because that for his

that which was lacking to mette name's sake they went forth, was of the same craft, he abode dunia supplied; and in all the

Acts xviii, 3. And because he brethren whieh came from Wit taking nothing of the Gentiles.

with them, and wrought; for dy have kept myself from being tor

their occupation they were tent densome unto you, and so will 1 Cor. XVI, 17, 18. I am glad of makers.

keep myscy. the coming of Stephanas, and Portonatus, and Achaicus: for that

Acts xx, 33, 34. I have coveted

2 Cor. xil, 13, 16-18. For barn which was lacking on your part parel. Yea, ye yourselves know, other churches, except it be the

no man's silver, or gold, or ap- it wherein you were inferic? ! they have supplied. For they

that these hands have ministered I myselt was not burdensoms have refreshed my spirit and yours: therefore acknowledge ye Ibat were with me.

unto my necessitles, and to them you; forgive me this prolig. F: them that are such.

be it go, I did not burdeo y. Phu. iv, 10, 14-18. But I rejoiced 1 Cor. ix, 12, 15, 18. If others be nevertheless, being crafty

D! ! In the Lord greatly, that now at partakers of this power over you, caught you with guile. the last your care of me hath are not we rather? Nevertheless Inake a gain of you by any flourished again; wherein ye were

we have not used this power; but them whom I sent unto yor i also careful, but ye lacked oppure suffer all things, lest we shoula desired Titus, and with hire I se*

But a brother: did Titus make a fu tunity. Notwithstanding ye have hinder the gospel of Christ. well done that ye did cominuni. I have used none of these things; of you? walked we not in the cate with my affliction. Now, ye

neither have written these spirit? roulked we not in the same Philippians know also, that in the things, that it should be so done stepe? beginning of the gospel, when I unto ine: for it were better for me 1 Thess. 11, 6, 9. Nor of pee departed from Macedonia, to die, than that any man should sought we glory, neither of y:3. church communicated with me, make my glorying void. What nor yet of others, when we Lim? as concerning giving and receiv is my reward then? Verily, that, have been burdensome, as ing, but ye only. For even in when I preach the gospel, I may apostles of Christ. For ye Thessalonica ye sent once and make the gospel of Christ without member, brethren, our labour ! again unto my necessity. Not charge, that I abuse not my power travail: for laboaring bigte a because I desire a vift; but I de in the gospel.

day, because we would not to sire fruit that may abound to your 2 Cor. xi, 7--9. Have I committ- chargeable unto any of you, w + account. But I have all, and ed an offence in abasing myself preached unto you ihe guspel abound: I am full, having received that ye might be exalted, because God. of Epaphroditus the things which I have preached to you the gospel 2 The88. til, 9. Not because were sent from yon, an odour of a of God freely? I robbed other bare not power, but to make ve -weet smell, a sacrilice acceptable, churches, taking wages of them, selves an eusample unto full i well-pleasing to gol.

to do you service. And when I follow us.

no

MIRACLES,

THEIR PURPOSE.

gods, and I will call on the namo LORD, he is the God; the LORD, bo TO PRODUCE FAITH IN A of the LORD; and the God that is the God.

answereth by fire, let him be God, DIVINE INTERPOSITION.

Luke v, 11. And when they had And all the people answered and brought their ships to land, they Exod. iv, 5, 8, 9. That they may said, It is well spoken.

torsook all, and followed him. believe that the LORD God of their fathers, the God of Abraham, the

Mark ii, 9-12. Whether is it John ii, 11. This beginning of God of Isaac, and the God of easier to say to the sick of the miracles 'did Jesus in Cană of Jacoh, hath appeared unto thee. palsy, Thy sins be forgiven thee; Galilee, and manifestod forth his And it shall come to pass, if they bed, and walk?' But that ye may on him.

or to say, Arise, and take up thy glory: and his disciples believed will not believe hearken to the voice of the first know that the Son of man hati

Acts ix, 35. 42. And all that sign, that they will believe the voice power on earth to forgivo sius, dwelt in Lydda and Saron saw

he saith to the sick of the palsy) him, and turned to the Lord. And of the latter sign. And it shall come to pass, if they will not beI say unto thee, Arise, and také

it was known throughout all lieve also these two signs, neither up thy bed, and go thy way into

thine house. hearken unto thy voice, that thou

And immediately Joppa; and many believed in the

Lord. shalt take of the water of the he arose, took up the bed, and river, and pour it upon the dry went forth before them all; inso

Acts xiii, 12. Then the deputy, land: and the water which thou much that they were all amazed, when he saw what was done, betakest out of the river shall be- and glorified God, saying, We lieved, being astonished at the never saw it on this fashion.

doctrine of the Lord. come blood upon the dry land. Exod. vii, 5. And the Egyptians unto him,

' Except ye see signs and John iv, 48. Then said Jesus

BUT SOMETIMES INEFFECTUAL shall know that I am the LORD,

Exod. vii, 23. And Pharaoh when I stretch forth mine baná / wonders, ye will not borieve.

turned and went into his house, upon Egypt, and bring out the John xi, 41, 42. Then they took neither did be set his heart to children of Israel from among away the stone from the place this also. them.

where the dead was laid. And Deut. 1, 32. Yet in this thing yo Exodus xvi, 6, 7, 12.

And Jesus lifted up his eyes, and said, I did not believe the LORD your Moses and Aaron said unto all Father, I thank thee that thou God. the children of Israel, At even, hast heard me. And I knew that

P3. Ixxviii, 42, 43. They rememthen ye shall know that the LORD thou hearest me always: but be: bered not bis hand, nor the day

cause of the peoplo which stand when he delivered them from the hath brought you out from the land of Egypt. And in

the by I said it, that they may believe enemy. How he had wrought his

that thou hast sent me. morning, then yo shall see the

signs in Egypt, and his wonders glory of the Lord; for that he

in the field of Zoan. heareth your murmurings against

Mark vi, 52. For they considerthe LORD: and what are we, that

Exod. iv, 29.-31. And Moses ed not the miracle of the loaves; yo murmur against us? I have and Aaron went and gathered for their heart was hardened. heard the murinurings of the together all the elders of the

Luke xvii, 32. Remember Lot's children of Israel: speak unto children of Israel: And Aaron

wife. them, saying, At even ye shall eat spake all the words which the flesh, and in the morning ye shall Lord had spoken unto Moses,

John x1, 47, 48. Then gathered be filled with bread; and ye shall and did the signs in the sight of the chief priests and the Pharisees knowthat I am the Lord your God. the people. And the people be- a council,

and said, What do we?

for this man doeth many miracles. Num. xvi, 28. And Moses said, lieved: and when they heard that Hereby ye shall know that the the Lord had visited the children If we let him thus alone, all men Lord bath sent me to do all these of Israel, and that he had looked will believe on him. works; (for I have not done them upon their affliction, then they Acts iv, 14, 16, 17, 21, 22. And of mine own mind.)

bowed their heads and wor- beholding the man which was Joshua ill, 10.

healed standing with them, they And Joshua

shipped. sajl, Hereby ye shall know that Exod. xiv, 31. And Israel saw

could say nothing against it. the living God is among you, and that great work which the LORD Saying, What shall we du to these that be will without fuil drive did upon the Egyptians: and the miracle hath been done by them

men? for that indeed a notable out from before you the Canaan- people feared the Lord, and be: l is manifest to all them that dwell ites.

lieved the LORD, and his servant
Moses.

in Jerusalem; and we cannot deny 1 Kings xvill, 23, 24. Let them

it. But, that it spread no further therefore give us two bullocks;

1 Kings xvii, 24. And the wo- among the people, let us straitly and let then choose one bullock man said to Elijah, Now by this threaten them that they speak for themselves, and cut it in know that thou art a man of God, henceforth to no man in this pieces, and lay it on wood, and I and that the word of the LORD in name.

So when they had further put no fire under; and I will dress thy mouth is truth.

threatened them, they let them go, the other bullock, and lay it on 1 Kings xviii, 39. And when all finding nothing how they might wood, and put no fire under: the people saw it, they fell on punish them, because of the peoAnd call ye on the name of your their faces; and they said, The | ple; for all men glorified God for

his way.

and laid the stafl upon the face of they saw the dumb to speak, the into the house, his disciples asics

that which was done. For the, that the king of Israel had rent partners with Simon. And Jesus man was above forty years old, on his clothes, that be sent to the said unto Simon, Fear not; from whom this miracle of healing was king, saying, Wherefore hast thou henceforth tbou shalt catch men. shewed rent thy clothes? let bim come

Luke viii, 35. Then they west now to me, and he shall know MIRACLES, A WORK OF that there is a prophet in Israel.

out to see what was done, and

came to Jesus, and ionad the man, DIVINE POWER

Matth. xvil, 19-21. Then came out of whom the devils were de Deut. viii, 4. Thy raiment was the disciples to Jesus apart, and parted, sitting at the feet of Jesus ed not old upon thee, neither said, Why could not we cast him clothed, and in his right mind: and did thy foot swell, these forty out? And Jesus said unto them, they were afraid. years.

Because of your unbelief: for John ix. 32. Since the world be Neh. ix, 21. Yea, forty years verily I say unto you, If ye have gan was it not leard that any pic didat thou sustain them in the faith as a grain of mustard-seed, opened the eyes of one that was wilderness, so that they lacked ye shall say unto this mountain, born blind. nothing: their clothes waxed not Remove hence tv yonder place, and old, and their feet swelled not. it shall remove; and nothiog sball noised abroad, the multitude carne

Acts 11, 6, 12. Now, when this is Jer. XXXVI, 26. But the king this kind goeth not out but by because that every man beard

be impossible unto you. Huwbeit together, and were confuunda, commanded Jerahmeel the son of

prayer and lasting. Ilammelech, and Seraiah the son

thein speak in his own language. of Azriel, and Shelemiah the son

And they were all amazed, ani

GENERAL RESULTS. of Abdeel, to take Baruch the

were in loubt, saying one to an scribe, and Jeremiah the prophet: and he is thy God, that bath done

Deut. x, 21. He is thy praise, other, What meaneth this? but the LORD hid them. for thee these great and terrible that it was be which sat ior alone

Acts ill, 10, 11. And they knes Luke iv, 30. But he, passing things, which thine eyes have at the Beautiful gate of the terthrough the midst of them, weut seen.

ple: and they were filled with

1 Sam. iv. 8. Woe unto us! who wonder and amazement at that Acts xiv, 19, 20. And there came Bhall deliver us out of the hand of which had happened unto hin thither certain Jews from Antioch these mighty Gods? these are the And as the lame man which was and Iconium, who persuaded the Gods that emote the Egyptians healed held Peter and John, al people, and, having stoned Paul, with all the plagues in the wilder- the people ran together unto the drew him out of the city, suppos-ness.

in the porch that is called Solun ing he had been dead. Howbeit, as the disciples stood round about the children of Israel saw how the

2 Chron. vii, 3. And when all mon's, greatly wondering. him, he rose up, and came into the fire came down, and the glory of upon all the church, and upon a

Acts v, 11. And great fear came city: and the next day be depart- the Loed upon the house, they many as heard these things. ed with Barnabas to Derbe.

bowed themselves with their faces Act: xix, 11, 12. And God to the ground upon the pavement,

Mark vi, 5. And he could tbere wrought special miracles by the and worshipped, and praised the do no mighty work, save that to hands of Paul: So that from his LORD, saying, For he is good; for laid his hands upon a tew sich body were brought unto the sick his mercy endureth for ever. folk, and healed them. handkerchiefs or aprons, and the P8. Cvi, 12. Then believed they Marle ix, 16, 17, 19. 28 29 diseases departed from them, and his words; they sang his praise. And he asked the scribes, Wh the evil spirits went out of them. Isa. II, 9. Awake! awake! put on question ye with them?

And strength, o arm of the Lord of the multitude answered a BEYOND THE POWER OF MAN.

awake! as in the ancient days, in said, Master, I have brougbt usta 2 Kings iv, 30, 31. And the the generations of old. Art thou thee my son, which hath a dorm mother of the child said, As the not it that hath cut Rahub, and spirit.

He answereth him, 18) Lord liveth, and as thy soul liveth, wounded the dragon?

baith, O faithless generatioa, bem I will not leave thee. And he

long shall I be with you be

Matth. xv, 31. Insomuch that arose, and followed her. And

long shall I suffer you? Bring kiz the multitude wondered, when

unto me. passed on ,

And when he was maimed to be whole, the lame to him privately, why could not ? the child; but there was neither

cast him out? And he said unta voice nor hearing: wherefore he walk, and the blind to see: and

them. This kind can conne forth by went again to ineet him, and told they glorified the God of Israel. him, saying, The child is not

Matth. xxi, 20. And when the nothing, but by prayer and fastinz awaked. disciples saw it, they marvelled,

Luke ix, 39-41. And, lo, a spis : 2 Kings v, 6-8. And he brought saying: How soon is the fig tree taketb him, and he suddenly

get

out; and it teareth him that bo the letter to the King of Israel, saying, Now, when this letter is

Luke iv, 36. And they were all fuameth again; and, braising dia come unto thee, Behold, I have amazed, and spake among them- hardly departeth from him. An therewith sent Naaman 'my ser-selves, saying What a word is I besuuglit thy disciples to ens vant to thee, that thou mayest this! for with authority and power him out, and they could not. And recover him of his leprosy. And be

commandeth the unclean Jesus answering, said, O faitbk

and perverse generation, it came to pass, when the king of spirits, and they come out, Israel had read the letter, that he Luke v, 8-10. When Simon long shall I be with you, and rent his clothes, and said, Am I Peter saw it, he fell down at suffer you? Bring thy son Liiber God, to kill and to make alive, Jesus' knees, saying, Depart from that this man doth send unto me me; for I am a sinful man, O Lord. MIRACLES UNDER THE OLD to recover a man of his leprosy? For he was astonished, and all

TESTAMENT. Wherefore consider, I pray you, that were with him, at the draught

MIRACULOUS INTERPOSITION IN and see how he seeketo a quarrel of the fishes which they had taken: against me. And it was so, when And so was also James and John,

CONNECTION WITH ENOCE. Elisha the man of God bad beard'the sons of Zebedee, which were Gen. V, 24. And Enocb Falke

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with God; and he was not; for, things, and the fowl of the heaven; | down, and it was dark, hehold a God took him,

and they were destroyed from smoking furnace, and a burning Heb. xi, 5. By faith Enoch was the earth; and Noah only remain- lamp that passed between those translated that he should not see

ed alive, and they that roere with pieces. death; and was not found, because him in the ark. And the waters

WITH Lor. God had translated him; for be prevailed upon the earth an hun

Gen. xix, 11. And they (angels] fore his translation he had this dred and dirty days.

smote the men that were at the testimony, that he pleased God.

door of the house with blindness, THE EBB.

both small and great: so that they IN CONNECTION WITII Gen. vill, 1-5, 13--16. .. God wearied themselves to find the

made a wind to pass over the door.
NOAH.

earth, and the waters asswaged:
THE DELUGE.
The fountains also of the deep,

WITH HAGAR.
THE WARNING.

and the windows of heaven, were Gen. xxi, 19. And God opened Gen. vi, 17. And, behold, I stopped, and the rain from hea- her eyes, and she saw a well of even I, do bring a flood of waters

ven was restrained: And the wa-water, and she went and filled the upon the earth, to destroy all

ters returned from off the earth bottle with water, aud gave the flesh, wherein is the breath of continually: and after the end of lad drink. life, from under heaven; and

the hundred and fifty days the
waters were abated. And the ark

WITH JUDAK. every thing that is in the earth

rested in the seventh month, on Gen. xxxviii, 7. And Er, Judah's shall die.

the seventeenth day of the month, first-born, was wicked in the sight Gen. vii, 2-4.6.7, 13, 15, 16. Of upon the mountains of Ararat, of the LORD; and the LORD slow every clean beast thou shalt take And the waters decreased contin-him. to thee by sevens, the male and ually until the tenth month: in his feinale; and of beasts that are the tenth month, on the first day

IN CONNECTION WITH not clean by two, the male and his of the month, were the tops of the

MOSES. female. Of fowls also of the air mountains seen, And it came to THE MIRACLE AT HIS COMMISSION. by sevens, the male and the pass in the six hundredth and first female; to keep seed alive upon year, in the first month, the first Lord said unto him, wbat is that

Exodus iv, 2-4, 6, 7. And the the face of all the earth. For yet day of the month, the waters were seven days, and I will cause it to dried up from off the earth; and

in thine hand? And he said, A rain upon the earth forty days Noah removed the covering of the rod. And he said, Cast it on the and forty nights; and every living ark, and looked, and, behold, the ground. And he cast it on the substance that I have made will I face of the ground was dry. And ground, and it became a serpent;

and Moses fled from before it. destroyfromoff the faceoftheearth. in the second month, on the seven And Noah was six hundred years and twentieth day of the month; Put forth thine hand, and take it

And the LORD said unto Moses, old when the flood of waters was was the earth dried. And God upon the earth. And Noah went spake unto Noah, saying, Go forth his hand and caught it, and it

by the tail. And he put forth in, and his sons, and his wife, and of the ark, thou, aud thy wife, and became a rod in liis hand: And his sons' wives with him, into the thy sons, and thy sons' wives with he LORD said furthermore unark, because of the waters of the thee. flood. In the self-same day en

to him, Put now thino band tered Noah, and Shem, and Ham,

into thy bosom. And he put and Japheth, the song of Noah,

Job xxii, 15, 16. Hast thon mark his haud into his bosom: and

when he took it out, behold, his and Noah's wife, and the three ed the old way which wicked men

And wives of his sous with them, into have trodden? Which were cut hand was leprous as snow. the ark: And they went in 'unto down out of time, whose founda- he said, Put thine hand into thy Noah into the ark two and two of tion was overflown with a flood.

bosom again.

And he put his all flesh, wherein is the breath of Heb. xi, 7. By faith Noah, being hand into his bosom again; and life. And they that went in, went warned of God of things not seen plucked it out of his bosom, and, in male and female of all flesh, as as yet, moved with fear, prepared belold, it was turned again as his

other flesh. God had commanded him: and an ark to the saving of his house; the LORD shut him in.

by the which he condemned the Exod. vii, 9, 10. When Pharaoh

world, and became heir of the shall speak unto you, saying, THE OVERFLOW.

righteousness which is by faith. Shew a miracle for you, then thou Gen. vii, 11, 12, 17, 18, 20, 23, 24.

2 Pet. 11, 5. And spared not the slalt say unto Aaron, Take thy . The same day were all the

old world, but saved Noah the rod, and cast it before Pharaoh, fountains of the great deep broken eighth person, a preacher of right- and it shall become a serpent. up, and the windows of heaven cousness, bringing in the flood And Moses and Aaron went in were opened. And the rain was upon the world of the ungodly.

unto Pharaoh, and they did so as

the LORD had commanded : and upon the earth forty days and

2 Pet. III, 5, 6. For this they wilAaron cast down his rod before forty nights. And the flood was lingly are ignorant of, that by the Pharaoh, and before his servants, forty days upon the earth; and word of God the heavens were of and it became a serpent. the waters increased, and bare up old, and the earth standing out of the ark, and it was lift up above the water and in the water:

THE TEN PLAGUES. the earth. And the waters pre- Whereby the world that then was, vailed, and were increased greatly being overflowed with water, per WATER TURNED INTO BLOOD. upon the earth; and the ark went ished.

Exod. vii, 19, 25. And the LORD upon the face of the waters. Fif

spake unto Moses, Say unto Aaron, teen cubits upward did the waters

MIRACULOUS INTER Take thy rod, and stretch out prevail; and the mountains were

POSITIONS.

thine band upon the waters of covered. And every living sub

Egypt, npon their streanis, upon stance was destroyed which was

IX CONNECTION WITH ABRAHAM

their rivers, and upon their ponds, upon the face of the ground, both Gen. XV, 17. And it came to and upon all their pools of water, inan, and cattle and the creepiog pass, that, when the sun went that they may become blood; and

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