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1241 Luke seemed to them as idle tales, and they belie

ved them not.
Sect. 151. Peter and yobri come to the sepulcbre.

Mary Magdalene sees the Lord,
20 4 John And the other disciple (John) did outrun Pe.
51 ter, and came first to the sepulchre : and he

stooping down and looking in, saw the linen 6 clothes lying, yet went he not in. Then co

meth Simon Peter following him, and went into the sepulchre, and seeth the linen clothes lie; and the napkin that was about his head

not lying with the linen clothes, but wrapped 81

together in a place by itself. Then went in also

that other disciple which came first to the sepul. 9 ' chre, and he saw and believed. For as yet they

knew not the scripture, that he must rise again 10 from the dead. Then the disciples went away 11 again unto their own home. But Mary stood

without at the sepulchre, weeping: and as she

wept, she stooped down and looked into the se12 pulchre, and seeth two angels in white sitting,

the one at the head, and the other at the feet, 13 where the body of Jesus had lain : and they

say unto her, Woman, why weepest thou? she aith unto them, Because they have taken away

my Lord, and I know not where they have 141 laid him. And when she had thus said, she

turned herself back, and saw Jesus standing, 15 and knew not that it was Jesus. Jesus saith

Junto her, Woman, why weepest thou? Whom Seekest thou ? she, supposing him to be the gardener, saith unto him, Sir, if thou have borne him hence, tell me where thou hast laid

him, and I will take him away. 16 John Jesus saith unto her, Mary. She turned her

self, and saith unto him, Rabboni, which is to 17 say, Master. Jesus saith unto her, Touch me

hot, for I am not yet ascended to my Father: but go to my brethren and say unto them, I ascend unto my Father and your Father, and

to my God and your God. 16

Mar. Now when Jesus was risen early, the first day

of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom he had cast seven devils.

Sect. 152. The company of women see the Lord, 28 $

Mat. And as they went to tell his disciples, (namely,

Peter and John, after having told their story to the disciples in the city, as Luke informs us, verse 9.) behold, Jesus met them, saying, All hail. And

they came, and held him by the feet, and wor10

shipped him. Then said Jesus unto them, Be not afraid : go tell my brethren that they go into Galilee, and there shall they see me. Sect. 153. The guards inform the priests of Christ's


Mat. Now when they were going, behold, some of
Ithe watch came into the city, and shewed unto



128 11)

(Mat. the chief priests all the things that were done. 12

And when they were assembled with the elders,

and had taken counsel, they gave large money 131

Junto the soldiers, saying, Say ye, his disciples

came by night, and stole him away while we 141

slept; and if this come to the governor's ears, 151

we will persuade him, and secure you. So
they took the money, and did as they were
taught; and this saying is commonly reported
among the Jews until this day.
Sect. 154. Magdalene and the rest tell the disci.

ples that they had seen Jesus. Peter

visits the sepulchre a second time. 20 18 John Mary Magdalene came and told the disciples,

that she had seen the Lord, and that he had

spoken these things unto her. 16 101

Mar. And she went and told them that had been

with him, as they mourned and wept. 111

Mar. And they, when they had heard that he was

Jalive, and had been seen of her, believed not. 124 12

Luke Then arose Peter, and ran into the sepulchre,

and stooping down, he beheld the linen clothis laid by themselves, and departed, wondering

in himself at that which was come to pass. 1 Cor. 1 Cor. xv.5. And that he was seen of Gepbas. Sect. 153. Jesus appears to the disciples on the

road to Emmaus. 12)

Mar. After that, he appeared in another form untó

wo of them, as they walked and went into

che country. 13 Luke And behold two of them went that same day 35

to a village called Emmaus, &c. to ver.36. 13

Mar. And they went and told it unto the residue ;

seither believed they them. ject. 136. Yesus appears to his apostles in Jeru

salem the first time, sect. 157. 19 John Then the same day at evening, being the first

lay of the week, when the doors were shut,
where the disciples were assembled for fear of

che Jews,
John Came Jesus and stood in the midst,

And saith unto them, Peace be unto you. 361

Luke And as they thus spake, Jesus himself stood in the midst of them,

And saith unto them, Peace be unto you. 37 Luke But iney were terrified, and affrighted, and 38

supposed that they had seen a spirit. And he 120 20 John (Then were the disciples glad when they saw

said unto them, Why are ye troubled, and why 39

do thoughts arise in your hearts ? Behold my hands and my feet, that it is I myself: handle ane and see, for a spirit hath not flesh and

bones as ye see me have. 40 Luke And when he had thus spoken, he shewed

them bis hands and his feet. 20 John and when he had so said, he shewed unto : them his hands and his side.


the Lord. 2441 Luke And wnile they yet believed not for joy, and

wondered, he said unto them, Have ye here 42

any meat? And they gave him a piece of a 43

broiled fish, and of an honey.comb. And he

took it, and did eat before them. 21 John Then said Jesus unto them again, Peace be un

to you: as my Father hath sent me, even so 22

send I you. And when he had said this, he

breathed on them, and saith unto them, Receive 23 ye the Holy Ghost. Whose soever sins ye re.

mit, they are remitted unto them; and whose 241 soever sins ye retain, they are retained. But

l'homas, one of the twelve, called Didymus, 23 was not with them when Jesus came. The

other disciples therefore said unto him, We
have seen the Lord. But he said unto them,
Except I shall see in his hands the print of the
nails, and put my finger into the print of the
nails, and thrust my hand into his side, I will
not believe.
Sect. 157. Jesus appears a second time to his apo-

stles in Jerusalem. 16 141

Mar. Afterward he appeared unto the eleven, as they sat at meat,

And upbraided them with their unbelief and hardness of heart, because they believed not them which had seen him af

ter he was risen. 26 John And after eight days, again his disciples were

within, and Thomas with them : tben came Jesus, the doors being shut, and stood in the midst, and said, Peace be unto you.

Then saith he to Thomas, Reach hither thy finger, and behold my hands; and reach hither thy hand, and thrust it into my side, and be not faithless, but belie

ving. 28 John And Thomas answered and said unto him, My 29 Lord and my God. Jesus saith unto him, Tho

mas, because thou hast geen thou hast be.

flieved; blessed are they that have not seen, 301 and yet have believed. And many other signs

truly did Jesus in the presence of his disciples, 31 which are not written in this book. But these

are written, that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ the Son of God, and that believing ye might have life through his name.

Sect. 158. Jesus appears at the sea of Tiberias. 21 1 John Afterthese things Jesus shewed himself again to

the disciples at the sea of Tiberias; and on this 2 wise shewed he himself. There were together

Simon Peter, and Thomas called Didymus, and
Nathanael of Cana in Galilee, and the sons of
Zebedee, and two other of his disciples. Si-
mon Peter saith unto them, I go a fishing.





:21 3 John They say unto him, We also go with thee.

They went forth and entered into a ship im-
mediately; and that night they caught nothing.
But when the morning was now come, Jesus
stood on the shore ; but the disciples knew not
that it was Jesus. Then Jesus saith unio them,
Children, have ye any meat? they answered
him, No. And he said unto them, Čast the net
on the right side of the ship, and ye shall find.
They cast therefore, and now they were not
able to draw it for the multitude of fishes.
Cherefore that disciple whom Jesus loved saith
unto Peter, It is the Lord. Now when Simon
Peter heard that it was the Lord, &c. to tbe
end of the chapter.
Sect. 159. Jesus appears to five bundred of the

brethren in Galilee, and to the apostle

James by bimself alone. 28 16

Mat. Then the eleven disciples went away into Ga

lilee, into a mountain where Jesus had appoint17

ed them. And when they saw him, they wos

shipped him ; but some doubted. 1 Cor. 1 Cor. xv. 6. After that he was seen of about five hundred brethren at once ; of whom the

greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen fasleep. 7. After that he was seen of James; then lof all the apostles. Probably this is the appearance related in the following section.

Sect. 160. Yesus ascends into heaven.
L 3Aca

Chus be shewed himself alive after his passion by many infallible proofs, being seen of them, the apostles whom he had chosen, ver. 2.) forty days, and speaking of the things pertaining to the

kingdom of God. 12+421 Luke And he said unto them, These are the words

(or things) which I spake unto you while I was yet with you, that all things must be fula filled which were written in the law of Moses, and in the prophets, and in the psalms concerning me. Then opened he their understanding, that they might understand the Scriptures, and said unto them, Thus it is written, and thus it

behoved Christ to suffer, and to rise from the 471

dead the third day; and that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name, among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem: and

ye are witnesses of these things. 4, Acts And being assembled together with them, (the apo.

stles whom he had chosen, ver. 2.) commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem,

But wait for the promise of the Father,

which, saith he, ye have beard of me.
49 Lukel. . And behold, I send the promise of my

Father upon you:
But tarry ye in the city of Jerusalem,
Luke'Until ye be endued with power from on high.




1 51.Icts For John truly baptized with water, but ye sball

be baptized with the Holy Ghost, not many days

hence. 28 18

Mat. And Jesus came. 124 50

Luke And he led them out as far as to Bethany. 6 Acts When they therefore were come togetber, they ase

led of him, saying, Lord, wilt thou at tbis time re. store again the kingdom to Israel? And he said unto them, It is not for you to know the times or the

seasons, which the Father hatb put in his own 8! power. But ye shall receire power after that the

Holy Ghost is come upon you ; and ye shall be wit. nesses unto me, both in Jerusalem, and in all JuIdea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part

lof the earth. Mat. And be spake unto them, saying, All power is

given unto me in heaven and in earth. 16 15

Mar. And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world,

And preach the gospel to every creature. 19

Mat. Go ye therefore,

And teach all nations,

Mat. Baptizing them in the name of the Father, and 201

for the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have

commanded you : 16

Mar. He that believeth, and is baptized, shall be sa

ved; but he that believeth not shall be damn

ed. Mat. And lo, I am with you alway, even unto the

Jend of the world. Amen. 17

Mar. And these signs shall follow them that believe;

in my name shall they cast out devils, they shall 18

speak with new tongues, they shall take up serpents, and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on

the sick, and they shall recover. 9 Acts And when be had spoken these things, wbile they


He was taken up, and a cloud received bin

out of their sight. 51 Luke And he lift up his hands and blessed them.

And it came to pass, while he blessed them,

He was parted from them, and carried up

into heaven. 19

Mar. So then after the Lord had spoken unto them,

He was received up into heaven. Mar. And sat on the right hand of God. 10 Acts And while they looked stedfastly toward beaven, as

pe went up, bebold two men stood by them in wbite 11! fapparel; which also said, Ye men of Galilet, why

stand ye gazing up into heaven. (It seems they looked up stedfastly after he was gone out of sight, expecting perhaps to see him come down again immediately.) This same Jesus which is


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