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And Abraham said, shall he not with him My son, God will pro- also freely give us all vide himself a lamb for a things ?- Rom. viii. 32. burnt-offering: so they went both of them together.

And they came to the place which God had told him of; and Abraham built an altar there, and laid the wood in order, and bound Isaac his son, and laid him on the altar upon

the wood. And Abraham stretched forth his hand, and took the knife to slay his son.-Gen. xxii. 2_-9.

Read Gen. xxii. 1-19. John xix.

II.

THE PASCHAL LAMB.

Speak ye unto all the The next day John congregation of Israel, seeth Jesus coming unto saying, In the tenth day him, and saith, Behold of this month they shall the Lamb of God, which take to them every man taketh away the sin of a lamb, according to the the world. -John i. 29. house of their fathers, a lamb for an house.-Ex. xii. 3.

Your lamb shall be Ye know that

ye were

without blemish.--Ex. not redeemed with corxii. 5.

ruptible things,

But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot.-1

Pet. i. 18, 19. And ye shall keep it And it was the third up until the fourteenth hour, and they crucified day of the same month: him.-Mark xv. 25. and the whole assembly And when the sixth of the congregation of hour was come, there Israel shall kill it in the was darkness over the evening.--Ex. xii. 6. whole land until the ninth

hour.

And at the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani ? which is, being interpreted, My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?--Mark xv. 33, 34,

Jesus, when he had cried again with a loud voice, yielded up the

ghost.—Matt. xxvii. 50. And they shall take of Ye

unto the blood, and strike it mount Sion, and unto on the two side-posts and the city of the living on the upper door-post God, of the houses, wherein And to Jesus the methey shall eat it. Ex. diator of the new covexii. 7.

nant, and to the blood of sprinkling, that speak

are

come

eth better things than that of Abel.-Heb. xii.

22, 24. And they shall eat the Christ our passover is flesh in that night, roast sacrificed for us : with fire, and unleavened Therefore let us keep bread; and with bitter the feast, not with old herbs they shall eat it.- leaven, neither with the Ex. xi. 8.

leaven of malice and In one house shall it wickedness; but with the be eaten; thou shalt not unleavened bread of sincarry forth aught of the cerity and truth.-1 Cor. flesh abroad out of the v. 7, 8. house; neither shall ye For these things were break a bone thereof. done, that the scripture Ex. xii. 46.

should be fulfilled. A They shall leave none bone of him shall not be of it until the morning, broken.—John xix. 36. nor break any bone of it: according to all the ordinances of the

passover they shall keep it.

Num. ix. 12. Read Ex. xii.

III.

THE MANNA.

Then said the LORD Our fathers did eat unto Moses, Behold, I manna in the desert; as will rain bread from hea- it is written, He gave ven for you; and the them bread from heaven people shall go out and to eat.

gather a certain rate Then Jesus said unto every day, that I may them, Verily, verily, I prove them, whether they say unto you, Moses gave will walk in my law, or you not that bread from no.

heaven ; but my Father And when the chil- giveth you the true bread dren of Israel saw it, from heaven. they said one to another, For the bread of God It is manna: for they is he which cometh down wist not what it was. from heaven, and giveth And Moses said unto life unto the world. them, This is the bread Then said they unto which the LORD hath him, Lord, evermore give given you to eat.—Ex. us this bread. xvi. 4, 15.

And Jesus said unto them, I am the bread of life: he that cometh to me shall never hunger; and he that believeth on me shall never thirst.

John vi. 31-35. And had rained down I am that bread of life. manna upon them to eat, Your fathers did eat and had given them of manna in the wilderness, the corn of heaven. and are dead.

Man did eat angels' This is the bread which food: he sent them meat cometh down from heato the full.—Ps. Ixxviii. ven, that a man may eat 24, 25.

thereof, and not die.John vi. 48–50.

And did all eat the same spiritual meat.—1 Cor. x. 3.

Read Ex. xvi. John vi.

IV.

THE ROCK IN HOREB.

Behold, I will stand And did all drink the before thee there upon same spiritual drink: (for the rock in Horeb; and they drank of that spiritthou shalt smite the rock, ual Rock that followed and there shall come wa- them: and that Rock was ter out of it, that the Christ.)—1 Cor. x. 4. people may drink. And Moses did so in the sight of the elders of Israel. -Ex xvii. 6.

And Moses lifted up his hand, and with his rod he smote the rock twice: and the water came out abundantly, and the congregation drank, and their beasts also.Num. xx. 11.

He opened the rock, and the waters gushed out; they ran in the dry places like a river.-Ps.

cy. 41.

Read Ex. xvii. 1—7. Num. xx. 1-13. 1 Cor. x. 1--11.

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