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This man receiveth sinners. – Luke 15:2. This is a word of derision from the self-righteous Pharisees.  With us it is a word of praise and blessing. The following story is the origin of it. All the publicans and sinners …

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Come unto Me, all ye that labor and are heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. – Matthew 11:28. One day a Pharisee, in one of the cities of Galilee, desired that Jesus would eat with him.  And Jesus went …

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I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners, to repentance. – Matthew 9:13. We have so far, since Epiphany Day, beheld Jesus’ divine glory, from His miracles.  We shall now view His saving glory, the glory of His …

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I will behold Thy face in righteousness. I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with Thy likeness. – Psalm 17:15 When the time of His suffering and death drew nearer and nearer, Jesus began to prepare the disciples for the shock …

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He that believeth shall not make haste. – Isaiah 28:16. When Jesus’ activity in Galilee was at an end, He went with His disciples into the parts of Tyre and Sidon, cities of Syrophenicia.  And behold, a Canaanitish woman, cried …

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Be of good cheer; it is I; be not afraid. – Matthew 14:27. When our Savior had miraculously fed the five thousand, He straightway constrained His disciples to get into a boat, and to go before Him to the other …

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He will swallow up death in victory; and the Lord God will wipe away tears from off all faces. – Isaiah 25:8. On the day after the event of yesterday’s lesson, Jesus went into the city of Nain, seven or eight …

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 I say unto you, I have not found so great faith, no, not in Israel. – Luke 7:9; Matthew 8:10 After a long sermon tour through Galilee, Jesus, one day, returned to His own city, Capernaum.  And the centurion, an …

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Talitha, cumi. – Mark 5:41. At one time, when a great multitude crowded about our Lord at the sea shore of Capernaum, one of the rulers of the synagogue, Jairus by name, sought Him.  And when he saw Him, he …

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Thy sins be forgiven thee. – Matthew 9:2. When Jesus returned to His own city, Capernaum, and was in His dwelling, they brought a man to Him who was sick of the palsy and was lying on a bed.  They …

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