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Bless him, who comes to sinful men,
With peaceful news from heaven!
To Christ the Lord be given!
Let children ne'er refuse to take
Lest rocks and stones should rise, and break
Glory, honor, praise and power,
Be unto the Lamb forever;
Hallelujah! hallelujah! praise the Lord.
The LORD'S SUPPER.
What does this picture represent? Jesus giving bread and wine to the apostles.
Who were the apostles? Twelve men whom Jesus chose to be with him.
What were their names? Andrew, Peter, James, John, Philip, Bartholomew, Thomas, Matthew, James son of Alpheus, Thaddeus, Simon, Judas.
Why did Jesus give them bread and wine? To teach them how to give it to other disciples.
Why did Jesus wish them to give it to others? He commanded them to break the bread and give it to all who love Christ, that they may remember, how his precious body was broken, with the nails and the spear, on the cross.
He commanded them to pour out the wine and give it them to drink, that they may remember how Christ's blood was poured out of his dying body, and that he died to save us from our sins.
When did Christ give them the bread and wine? The evening before he was crucified.
Did he tell them all to eat and drink with him? He did; and said he should drink no more with them, till they sat down together in his Heavenly Father's kingdom.
When supper was ended what did Jesus do? He arose from supper, laid aside his garments and took a
towel and girded himself; he then poured water into a basin, and began to wash the disciples' feet, and to wipe them with the towel wherewith he was girded.
What did Peter say when Jesus came to him? Lord, dost thou wash my feet?- Thou shalt never wash my feet.
What did Jesus answer? If I wash thee not thou hast no part with me.
Was Peter willing Jesus should wash his feet when he said this to him? He was; and said, Lord, not my feet only, but my hands and my head.
When Jesus had washed their feet and put on his garments and was set down again, what did he say to them? He said, Ye call me Master and Lord, and ye say well, for so I am. If I then, your Lord and Master, have washed your feet, ye ought also to wash one another's feet. What do
understand Jesus meant by directing us to wash one another's feet? He meant we should be willing to do anything to help and comfort each other.
JESUS BEARING HIS CROSS.
Whom does this picture represent? Jesus Christ.
What is that laid upon him, which seems enough to crush him to the ground? It is the cross on which he was to be crucified.
Were those wicked Jews so cruel as to make him carry that dreadful cross, on which he was going to be tortured to death? They were; and they mocked him also while he was dyirg on t*: cross.
How did they take Jesus to crucify him? Judas Iscariot, for thirty pieces of silver, agreed to tell them which was Jesus..
Where did they go to find him? To a garden where Jesus often went to pray, and Judas knew the place; there they found him with his disciples.
When Jesus saw a band of them coming with lanterns and torches and weapons, what did he do? He went to them and said, whom seek ye? They said, Jesus of Nazareth; and Jesus saith to them, I am he.
What did they do, when he said to them, I am he? They were afraid, and went backward, and fell to the ground.
When they came again, what did Jesus say to them? He asked them again, whom seek ye? they said, Jesus of Nazareth; and Jesus said, I have told you that I am he.
What did the band, the captains and officers of the Jews then do? They took Jesus and bound him and led him away to Annas first, and he sent him bound to Caiaphas the high priest.
When the high priest questioned Jesus about his preaching, what did he say? He said, I have spoken openly, why askest thou me? Ask them that heard me, they know what I have said.
What did the officers do then? One of them struck Jesus with his hand.
What did Jesus say? 'If I have spoken evil, bear witness of the evil, but if well why smitest thou me?
Did they keep him there through the night? They did; Jesus had no rest that night.
What became of Judas, who betrayed Jesus for thirty pieces of silver? When he saw Jesus was condemned, he was sorry, and brought again the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests, saying, I have sinned, I have betrayed innocent blood.
What did the chief priests and elders say to him? They said, what is that to us? see thou to that.
What did Judas do then? He cast down the pieces of silver, in the temple, and went and hanged himself.
What did they do with Jesus in the morning? They went early and led him to the judgment hall-to Pilate the Roman governor.
What did Pilate do with him? He questioned the Jews of what he had done; he also questioned Jesus?
What did Pilate say after he had examined him? He told the Jews to take him away, for he had done nothing worthy of death, and he had found no fault in him.
What did the Jews say? They said he ought to die, because he made himself the Son of God.
What did Pilate do then? He was afraid when he heard he called himself the Son of God, and he went again into the judgment hall, and saith to Jesus, whence art thou? but Jesus gave him no answer.
Did Pilate scourge Jesus? He did.
What did the soldiers do to him? They put on him a crown of thorns, and a purple robe, and mocked him, saying, hail, king of the Jews; and they struck him with their hands.
When Pilate brought him forth to the Jews, wearing the purple robe, and the crown of thorns, what did he say to them? Behold your king!
What did the Jews say? They cried out, crucify himcrucify him. Pilate saith to them, shall I crucify your king? They answered, we have no king but Cæsar.
Did Pilate the governor give them leave to crucify him, in whom he could find no fault at all? He did, and delivered him to them to be crucified.
What did the Jews do now? They took Jesus and led him away; and he, bearing his cross, went forth into a place called the place of a scull, where they crucified him, and two thieves with him.
Who followed him to the cross? A great company of people and of women who bewailed and lamented him.
What did Jesus say to them? Daughters of Jerusalem, weep not for me, but weep for yourselves and for
What is it to crucify? It is to nail a person.to a cross of wood, then set it up high in the air until he dies.
When Jesus was crucified, what did the earth 'do? The earth quaked.
What did the rocks do? They were rent, they were broken in pieces. What did the graves
do? They burst open, and many of the dead came out of them, and went into the holy city.
What did the vail of the temple do? The vail of the temple was rent apart from the top to the bottom.
What did the sun do? The sun 'concealed its light, and left darkness upon the earth, for three hours.
What did the centurion and other men who were
watching Jesus say? They feared greatly and said, truJy this was the Son of God.
What was Mary, the mother of Jesus, and other women who loved him, doing, when he was crucified? They stood by the cross weeping.
What more did the soldiers do to Jesus? They pierced his side with a spear, and there come out blood and water.
Will those who crucified Jesus appear before him when he shall come in his glory, and all the holy angels with him? Behold, he cometh with clouds, and every eye shall see him, and they also which pierced him shall wail because of him.
Whom does this represent? Mary weeping at the sepulchre?
At what time did she go to the sepulchre? The first day of the week very early in the morning, before it was light. What did she see? She saw the stone was rolled
away from the sepulchre.
What did she do? She looked into the sepulchre, and when she saw not the body of Jesus, she ran and told her friends, They have taken away the Lord out of the sepulchre, and we know not where they have lain him.
Did others come to the sepulchre? They all came to the sepulchre and found the stone rolled away.
How was the stone rolled away, for it was very large? The angel of the Lord descended from heaven and carne and rolled back the stone from the door and sat upon
How did that angel appear? His face was bright like lightning, and his clothes were white as snow.
Who were afraid of him? The keepers who were set to watch the sepulchre were so frightened, that they shook, and fell to the ground like dead men. Did Jesus' friends see other angels? They saw a
ber of angels all clothed in white. They saw two in the sepulchre, one at the head, the other at the feet, where the body of Jesus lay.