The Murderous Rejection: a fugitive from Judea, John 7:1.—fresh attack by southern leaders, Matthew 15:1-20 with parallel in Mark.—fourth “withdrew”—outside national lines, Matthew, 15:21 with parallel in Mark.—return to Sea of Galilee and request for sign, Matthew 15:29-16:4 with parallel in Mark.—Feast of Tabernacles, John 7: 2-8:59.—the blind man cured, John 9:1-40.—Transfiguration, Matthew 17:1-8 with parallels.—the beginning of the last journey, Luke 9:51. Mark 10:1, 32. Matthew 19:1.—the Seventy, Luke 10:1-17.—getting nearer to Jerusalem, divorce question, Mark 10:2-12. Matthew 19:3-12.—Good Samaritan, Luke 10:25-37. Beelzebub, “vehemently,” Luke 11. fresh tilt over Sabbath question, Luke 13:10-17.—cunning attempt to get Him into Judea, Luke 13:31.—Feast of Dedication, John 10:22-40.—Lazarus, John 11:1-46. formal decision against Him, John 11:47-53. a fugitive, John 11:57. no more openly, John 11:54. crowding pilgrims, John 11:55, 56. Lazarus again, John 12:9-11. the last week; triumphal entry, Matthew 21:1-17 with parallels, daily visits and return to Olivet, Luke 21:37-38; cleansing temple, Matthew 21:12-17 with parallels; duel of questionings, Matthew 22. Mark 11:27-12:34. Luke 20:1-44; His terrific arraignment, Matthew 23:1-39 with parallels; Greeks, John 12:20-36. Bethany feast, Matthew 26:6-13 with parallels, Judas, Matthew 26:14-16 with parallels; with the inner circle, Matthew 26:17-46 with parallels.
Suffering the Birih-pains of a New Life: why did Jesus die?—God’s plan of atonement, Leviticus 1:3-9—Paul’s statement in effect, Galatians 2:20.—Jesus’ dying does not fit into Hebrew ritual—standpoint of Hebrews—what God counselled, Acts 2:23.—this affects only the form not the virtue of Jesus’ death—preaching of Acts, 2:14-36, 38, 39. 3:12-26. 4:8-12. 5:29-32, and on, first church council, Acts 15.13-18 with Amos 9:11-12.—the superlative of hate—Jesus’ death voluntary, John 10:17, 18—ten attempts before the cross; three to kill at once, Luke 4:30. John 8:59. 10:31. other attempts, Matthew 12:14. John 5:18. 7:1, 30, 32. 10:39. 11:53 Jesus’ own explanation:—the temple, John 2:19. lifted up, 3:15. Matthew 9:15 with parallels. His flesh, John 6:53-57. with Jesus’ own interpretation, good Shepherd, John 10:11; for the sheep, 10:15; other sheep, 10:16; take it again, 10:17; of Myself, 10:18. cross, Matthew 10:38 with parallels. Jonah, Matthew 12:39, 40. 16:4 with parallel in Luke. Greeks, John 12:24-33. the Father’s command, John 14:31. for friends, John 15:13. sanctified, John 17:19. the Father’s cup, John 18:11. John’s comment, John 12:47-52.—the necessity for dying—a step in a wider plan—for the nation—wholly voluntary—six elements in a perfect sacrifice—Jesus alone is a perfect sacrifice—Paul’s comment, Romans 3:26.—God’s master-stroke—faith—Hebrew heathen and Christian grouped.
4. Some Surprising Results of the Break.