Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And it came to pass, when He was drawing near to Jericho, that a certain blind man was sitting by the wayside, begging.
But let the lowly brother glory in his high station;
Hearken, my beloved brethren, did not God choose the poor of the world to be rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he promised to those who love Him?
Now a certain one was sick, Lazarus from Bethany, of the village of Mary and her sister Martha.
And a certain man, lame from his mother's womb, was being carried along, whom they were wont to lay daily at the gate of the temple??hich was called "Beautiful"??o ask alms of those entering the temple;
and desiring to be fed with the crumbs falling from the rich man's table; yea, even the dogs, coming, were licking his sores.
they were eating, they were drinking, they were marrying, they were given in marriage, until the day on which Noah entered into the ark, and the flood came, and destroyed them all.