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AN

EXPOSITION

OF

THE PAR A BLES

AND OF OTHER PARTS OF

THE GOSPEL S,

BY EDWARD GRESWELL, B. D.

FELLOW OF C. C. C. OXFORD.

IN FIVE VOLUMES.

VOL. V. PART II.

OXFORD:
PRINTED BY S. COLLINGWOOD, PRINTER TO THE UNIVERSITY,

FOR J. G. & F. RIVINGTON,
ST. PAUL'S CHURCHYARD, AND WATERLOO PLACE, LONDON.

SOLD BY J. H. PARKER, OXFORD.

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ANALYSIS

OF THE

EXPOSITION OF THE PROPHECY ON THE MOUNT a.

Page 197—443.

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MIXED character of the discourse delivered on Mount
Olivet .....

197 Predictions of the future contained in it, subordinate to the practical directions combined with them

198 Final end of the prophetical part

200 Confirmed by the account of the origin of the discourse 203 Final end of the preceptive part; and how adapted to the twofold purpose of the prophetical

205 Confirmation of this view of the prophecy in both its parts, by a comparison with what former discourse..

207 General conclusions from the above premises

209 Prophecy on the Mount a memorable instance of our Lord's regard for the welfare of his own disciples

210

Division of the discourse. How many questions, and

what, were put upon this occasion. Distribution of the first half of the discourse

212 Motives of the inquirers on this occasion, traced up to what

216 (Note. Supposed division of alôves or ages among the Jews) 217

a The prophecy on the Mount, properly so called, constitutes the Preliminary Matter to the parables of the Ten Virgins and the Ten Talents respectively. As such, the exposition of it is comprehended under that general title, in the table of contents prefixed to the present volume. The importance of the prophecy, however, in every point of view, induces the author to think that a more particular analysis of the contents of this portion of his work, may not be unacceptable to the reader. VOL. V. PART I.

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