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pence ?

conduct of the Samaritan he was, and when he saw when he saw him ?

him he had compassion on What did he pour into his him, and went to him, and wounds ?

bound up his wounds, pourWhat else did he do for ing in oil and wine ; and set him ?

him on his own beast, and What further act of kind- brought him to an inn, and ness did he show him on the took care of him. And on morrow?

the morrow,

when he deWhat is meant by two- parted, he took out two

pence, and gave them to the A. Two Roman coins, host, and said unto him, each of about the value of • Take care of him; and seven pence half-penny of whatsoever thou spendest our money, or about the more, when I come again, I price of a day's labour at will repay thee.” that time.

" Which now of these Who was the host ?

three, thinkest thou, was A. The master of the neighbour unto him that fell inn.

among the thieves ?” And What did he say to the the lawyer said,

" He that host?

showed mercy on

him." What made it a particular Then said Jesus unto him, act of charity in the Sama- Go, and do thou likewise.” ritan to act thus ?

A. Because he stranger to the nation, and an enemy to the religion of the Jews.

What should this teach



us ?

A. That we should show compassion to the needy, whatever be their country or religion.

What was the question Jesus now asked the lawyer?

Who was the lawyer ?

A. A person whose business it was to teach the people the law of God, as delivered by Moses in the Old Testament.

What was the lawyer's





Which of the three was it that showed mercy on the traveller?

What was the advice Jesus then gave the lawyer ?

What is the parable con-


Luke tained in the 4th chapter ?

xii. 10. Where is it written ? The end of him that layeth

What is the lesson you up treasure for himself, learn from it ?

and is not rich towards How did the ground of God. a certain rich man bring

The ground of a certain forth? What did he think-within plentifully. And he thought

rich man brought forth himself in consequence of within himself, saying, what it ?

shall I do; because I have What did he

he would

no room where to bestow do ?

my fruits ? And he said, This Why may we suppose

will I do ; I will pull down that so far he was not

my barns, and build greater; wrong?

and there will I bestow all A. Because he was only

my fruit and my goods. taking the common

And I will say to my soulsures for preserving the

“ Soul, thou hast much fruits which God had given

goods laid up for many him. But what did he say to

years; take thine ease : eat,

drink, and be merry." But his soul ?

God said unto him,
What did this show ?

fool! this night thy soul A. That he thought much

shall be required of thee; of worldly pleasures, but

then whose shall those cared not for God.

What are we to think of such language ? A. That it is


sinful. How did God reprove him ?

To what should not any one be wholly given up?


* Thou

A. To worldly posses

things be which thou hast sions.

provided ?"-So is he that Where should we endea- layeth up treasure for himvour to lay up treasure ? self, and is not rich towards A. In heaven.







Luke xiii. 6. If God permits sinners to

live, it is that they may have time to repent.

A certain man had a figtree planted in his vineyard, and he came and sought fruit thereon, and found none. Then said he unto the dresser of his vineyard, “Behold! these three

I come seeking fruit on this fig-tree, and find none : cut it down, why cumbereth it the ground ?" And he,


What parable does the 5th chapter contain ?

Where is it written ?
What lesson do


learn from it?

What kind of tree was it that a certain man had planted in his vineyard ?

What did he expect to find on it?

What did he find ?

What did he, therefore, say to the dresser of his vineyard ?

What did he say should be done with the unprofitable tree?

What do you mean by 66 cumbereth ?”

A. Loadeth it to no purpose.

Whom does the barren fig-tree represent? A. Unprofitable sinners.

Who is meant by the owner of the fig-tree?

A. God Almighty.

Who may we suppose is meant by the dresser of the vineyard ?

A. Jesus Christ.

did the dresser of the vineyard make ?

To whom did this parable the first instance apply?


A. To the wicked Jews, answering,

answering, said unto him, who did not repent.

“ Lord, let it alone this year And what should we all also, till I shall dig about it, learn from it ?

and dung it: and if it bear A. Not to be unprofitable fruit, well; and if not, then sinners, or put off our re- after that thou shalt cut it pentance till it be too late. down.”




What parable does the 6th chapter contain ?

Luke xv. 11.
Where is it written ?
What do you mean by

God is always ready to for“ prodigal ?"

give sinners, who sincerely A. Wasteful.

repent, and apply to him What lesson do


learn for pardon through JESUS from it ?

CHRIST. A certain man had two A certain man had two sons, what did the younger sons: and the younger of say to his father?

them said to his father, What did the father do? “ Father, give me the por

What did the younger son tion of goods that falleth to do not many days after ? me." And he divided unto

Where did he take his them his living. And not journey?

many days after the younger What did he do with his

son gathered all together, substance ?

and took his journey into What is meant by sub- a far country, and there stance ?

wasted his substance with A. What his father gave

riotous living him to live upon.

And when he had spent When he had spent all, all, there arose a mighty what arose in that land ? famine in that land ; and he

What happened to him began to be in want. And then?

he went and joined himself What therefore did he do? to a citizen of that country,

Where did the citizen of who sent him into the fields that country send him? to feed swine. And he would

What would he have fain have filled his belly with gladly eaten ?

the husks that the swine did Did any man give to him? eat: and no man gave unto

What is meant by his him. And when he came coming to himself?

to himself, he said, “ How way off?

A. That he recovered his many hired servants of my senses, for he had been be- father's have bread enough fore acting like a madman. : and to spare: and I perish

· What did he say when he with hunger ! I will arise came to himself?

and go to my father, and will Wnat did he determine to say unto him, Father, I have do?

sinned against heaven, and Was he right or wrong in before thee, and am no more so doing?

worthy to be called thy son: When he had made this make me as one of thy hired good resolution, what did he

servants. proceed to do?

And he arose and came to What did his father do, his father. But when he was even when he was yet a great

yet a great way off, his fa

ther saw him, and had comWhat did the son say to passion, and ran and fell on him ?

his neck, and kissed him. What did the father im- And the son said unto him, mediately order his servants " Father, I have sinned to do?

against heaven, and in thy What marks of kindness sight, and am no more worand regard did he determine thy to be called thy son.” to show him ?

But the father said to his How was his son“ dead ?”'

servants, “ Bring forth the A. He had been long ab- best robe, and put it on him, sent, and was never expect- and put a ring on his hand, ed to return; or, he was and shoes on his feet. And dead in sin.

bring hither the fatted calf, What did they do on this and kill it; and let us eat, joyful occasion ?

and be merry. For this my Where was the eldest son son was dead, and is alive all this while ?

again ; he was lost and is What did he hear as he found." And they began to drew nigh to the house?

Whom did he call to in. Now his elder son was in quire what it meant ?

the field; and as he came What did the servant tell and drew nigh to the house, him ?

he heard music and danWhat were his feelings on cing. And he called one of receiving this news?

the servants, and asked what What would he not do? these things meant. And he What ought he to have said unto him, " Thy bro

be merry

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