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them in the way. And they that went before, and they that followed, cried, saying; Hosanna; Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord; Blessed be the kingdom of our father David, that cometh in the name of the Lord: And Hosanna in the highest. Jesus entered into Jerusalem, and into the temple: and when he had looked round about upon all things, and now the even-tide

Was

come, he went out unto Bethany with the twelve.

John xii, 1-8. Then Jesus, six days before the passover, came to Bethany, where Lazarus was which had been dead, whom he raised from the dead. There

they made him a supper; and

Martha served: but Lazarus was

one of them that sat at the table with him. Then took Mary a pound of ointment of spikenard, very costly, and anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped his feet with her hair: and the house was filled with the odour of the ointment. Then saith one of his disciples, Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, which should betray him. Why was not this ointment sold for three hundred pence, and given to the poor? This he said, not that he cared for the poor; but because he was a

thief, and had the bag, and bare

what was put therein. Then said Jesus, Let her alone: against the

day of my burying hath she kept this. For the poor always ye have with you; but me ye have not always.

4.-LAST PASSOVER.

Luke xxii. 7-18. Then came the day of unleavened bread, when the passover must be killed. And he sent Peter and John, saying, Go and prepare us the passover, that we may eat. And they said unto him, Where wilt thou that we prepare? And he said unto them, Behold, when ye are entered into the city, there shall a man meet you, bearing a pitcher of water, follow him into the house where he entereth in. And ye shall say unto the goodman of the house, The Master saith unto thee, Where is the guest-chamber, where I shall eat the passover with my disciples? And he shall shew you a large upper room furnished: there make ready. And they went, and found as he had said unto them: and they made ready the passover. And when the hour was come, he sat down, and the twelve apostles with him. And he said unto them, With desire I have desired to eat this passover with you before I suffer: For I say unto you, I will not any more eat thereof, until it be fulfilled in the kingdom of God. And he took the cup, and gave thanks,

and said, Take this, and divide it among yourselves: For I say unto: you, I will not drink of the fruit of the vine, until the kingdom of God shall come.

5. TREACHERY OF JUDAS.

Luke xxii. 3. Then entered Satan in Judas surnamed Iscariot, being of the number of the twelve.

John vi, 70, 71. Jesus answered them, Have not I chosen you twelve, and one of you is a devil? He spake of Judas Iscariot, the son of Simon; for he it was that should betray him, being one of the twelve.

being ended, the devil having now John xiii, 2, 27-31. And supper

Iscariot, Simon's son, to betray put into the heart of Judas entered into him. him. And after the sop Satan Then said

Jesus unto him, That thou doest, table knew for what intent he do quickly. Now no man at the spake this unto him. For some of them thought, because Judas had the bag, that Jesus had said unto him, Buy those things that we have need of against the feast; or, that he should give something to the poor. He then, having received the sop, went immediately out: and it was night. Therefore, when he was gone out, Jesus said, Now is the Son of man

glorified, and God is glorified in

him.

Acts 1, 16-19. Men and brethren, This scripture must needs have been fulfilled, which the Holy Ghost, by the mouth of David, spake before concerning Judas, which was guide to them that took Jesus. For he was numbered with us, and had obtained part of this ministry. Now this man purchased a field with the reward of iniquity; and falling headlong, he burst asunder in the midst, and all his bowels gushed out. And it was known unto all the dwellers at Jerusalem; insomuch as that field is called, in their proper tongue. Aceldama, that is to say, The field of blood.

6-CONSPIRACY AGAINST

JESUS.

Matth. xxvi, 3-5. Then assembled together the chief priests, and the scribes, and the elders of the people, unto the palace of the high priest, who was called Caiaphas. And consulted that they might take Jesus by subtilty, and kill him. But they said, Not on the feast-day, lest there be an uproar among the people.

Matth. xxvii, 1. When the morning was come, all the chief priests and elders of the people took

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Luke xxii, 43, 44. And there appeared an angel unto him from being in an agony, he prayed heaven, strengthening him. And, more earnestly: and his sweat was falling down to the ground. as it were great drops of blood

APPREHENSION OF CHRIST

IN THE GARDEN. Mark xiv, 43-48. And immediately, while he yet spake, cometh Judas, one of the twelve, and with him a great multitude, with swords and staves, from the chief

priests, and the scribes, and the elders. And he that betrayed him had given them a token, say.. ing, Whomsoever I shall kiss, that him away safely. And as soon as same is he; take him, and lead he was come, he goeth straight

way to him, and saith, Master, Master; and kissed him. And they laid their hands on him, and took him. And one of them that stood by drew a sword, and smote a servant of the high priest, and cut off his ear. And Jesus answered and said unto them, Are ye come out, as against a thief, with swords and with staves to take me?

Luke xxii, 49, 52, 53. When they which were about him saw what would follow, they said unto him, Lord, shall we smite with the sword? Then Jesus said unto the chief priests, and captains of the temple, and the elders, which were come to him, Be ye come and staves? When I was daily out, as against a thief, with swords with you in the temple, ye stretched forth no hands against me: but this is your hour, and the power of darkness.

John xviii, 2-10. And Judas also, which betrayed him, knew the place: for Jesus oft-times resorted thither with his disciples. Judas then, having received a band of men and officers from the chief priests and Pharisees, cometh thither with lanterns and torches and weapons. Jesus therefore, knowing all things that should come upon him, went forth, and said unto them, Whom seek ye? They answered him, Jesus of Nazareth, Jesus saith unto him, I

am he. And Judas also, which betrayed him, stood with them. As soon then as he had said unto them, I am he, they went back ward, and fell to the ground.

John xviii, 7-10. Then asked he them again, Whom seek ye? And they said, Jesus of Nazareth. Jesus answered, I have told you that I am he. If therefore ye seek me, let these go their way: That the saying might be fulfilled which he spake, Of them which thou gavest me have I lost none. Then Simon Peter, having a sword, drew it, and smote the high priest's servant, and cut off his right ear. The servant's name was Malchus.

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all the disciples forsook him, and fled. And they that had laid hold on Jesus led him away to Caiaphas the high priest, where the scribes and the elders were assembled. But Peter followed him afar off unto the high priest's palace, and went in, and sat with the servants, to see the

end.

John xvill, 12, 13. Then the band and the captain and officers of the Jews took Jesus, and bound him, And led him away to Annas first: (for he was fatherin-law to Caiaphas which was the high priest that same year.)

BEFORE PONTIUS PILATE.

John xviii, 24, 28. (Now Annas had sent him bound unto Caiaphas the high priest.) Then led they Jesus from Caiaphas unto the hall of judgment; and it was early; and they themselves went not into the Judgment-hall, lest they should be deflled; but that they might eat the passover.

but he delivered Jesus to their will.

John xviii, 29, 30, 33-35. Pilate then went out unto them, and said. What accusation bring yo against this inan? They answered and said unto him, If he were not a malefactor, we would not have delivered him up unto thee. Then

Pilate entered into the judgmenthall again, and called Jesus, and said unto him, Art thou the King of the Jews? Jesus answered him, Sayest thon this thing of thyself, or did others tell it thee of me? Pilate answered, Am I a Jew? Thine own nation and the chief priests have delivered thee unto me.

What hast thou done?

Luke xxiii, 1, 2, 5, 7. And the whole multitude of them arose, and led him unto Pilate. And they began to accuse him, saying, We found this fellow perverting the nation, and forbidding to give tribute to Cesar, saying that he himself is Christ a King. And they were the more fierce, saying, He stirreth up the people, teach-John xix, 7,12, 13, 15, 16. The Jews ing throughout all Jewry, begin- answered him, We have a law, ning from Galilee to this place. and by our law he ought to die, And as soon as he knew that he because he made himself the Son belonged unto Herod's jurisdic- of God. on, he sent him to Herod, who himself also was at Jerusalem at that time.

against

sat

And from thenceforth Pitate sought to release him; but the Jews cried out, saying, I thou let this man go, thou art not Cesar's friend: whosoever makhimself a king speaketh eth Cesar. When Pilate therefore heard that saying, he brought Jesus forth, and down in the judgment seat in a place that is called the Pavement, but in the Hebrew, Gabbatha. But they cried out, Away with him, away with him, crucify him. Pilate saith unto them Shall I crucify your King? The chief priest answered. We have no king but Cesar. Then delivered he him therefore unto them to be crucified. And they took Jesus, and led him away.

Matth. xxvi, 11, 15, 17, 2025. And Jesus stood before the governor: and the governor asked him, saying, Art thou the King of the Jews? And Jesus said unto him, Thou sayest. Now at that feast the governor was wont to release unto the people a prisoner, whom they would. Therefore, when they were gathered together, Pilate said unto them, Whom will ye that I release unto you? Barabbas, or Jesus which is called Christ? But the chief priests and elders persuaded the Matth. xxvi, 59-61, 65, 66. Now multitude that they should ask the chief priests, and elders, and Barabbas, and destroy Jesus. The all the council, sought false wit- governor answered and said unto Acts iii, 13, 14. The God of Abness against Jesus, to put him to them, Whether of the twain will raham, and of Isa e, and of Jacob, death; But found none: yea, ye that I release unto you? They the God of our fathers, hath glo though many false witnesses came, said, Barabbas. Pilate saith unto rifled his Son Jesus; whom ye deyet found they none. At the last them, What shall I do then with livered up, and denied him in the came two false witnesses, And Jesus which is called Christ? They presence of Pilate, when he was said, This fellow said, I am able to all say unto him, Let him be cru- determined to let him go. But destroy the temple of God, and to cified. And the governor said, e denied the Holy One and the build it in three days. Then the Why, what evil hath he done?Just, and desired a murderer to high priest rent his clothes,saying, But they cried out the more, say be granted unto you. He hath spoken blasphemy; whating, Let him be crucified. When further need have we of witnesses? behold, now ye have heard his blasphemy. What think ye? They answered and said, lie is guilty of death.

Pilate saw that he could prevail nothing, but that rather a tumult was made, he took water, and washed his hands before the multitude, saying. I am innocent of Mark xiv, 59, 61, 62. But neither the blood of this just person: see so did their witness agree togeye to it. Then answered all the ther. But he held his peace, and people, and said. His blood be on answered nothing. Again the us, and on our children. high priest asked him, and said unto him. Art thou the Christ, the Son of the Blessed? And Jesus said, I am: and ye shall see the Son of man sitting on the right hand of power, and coming in the clouds of heaven.

Acts xiil, 27, 28. For they that dwell at Jerusalem, and their rulers: because they knew him not, nor yet the voices of the prophets which are read every sabbath-day, they have fulfilled them in condemning him. And though they found no cause of death in him, yet desired they Pilate that he should be slain.

Mark xv, 7. And there was one named Barabbas, which lay bound 1 Tim. vi, 13. I give thee charge with them that had made insur- in the sight of God, who quickenrection with him, who had com-eth all things, and before Christ mitted murder in the insurrection.

Luke xxiii, 10, 25. And the chief priests and scribes stood and veheLuke xxii, 71. And they said, ently accused him. And he reWhat need we any further wit-Iased unto them him that for senes? for we ourselves have heard of his own mouth.

dition and murder was cast into
prison, whom they had desired;

Jesus, who before Pontius Pilate witnessed a good confession.

8.-HIS DEATH. PRELIMINARY MOCKERIES. Matth. xxvi. 67, 68. Then did they spit in his face, and bulleted

him; and others smote him with the palms of their hands, Saying, Prophesy unto us, thou Christ, Who is he that smote thee?

Matth. xxvii, 27-31. Then the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the common hall, and gathered unto him the whole band of soldiers. And they stripped him, and put on him a scarlet robe. And when they had platted a crown of thorns, they put it upon his head, and a reed in his right hand; and they bowed the knee before him: and mocked him, saying. Hail, King of the Jews!

Matth. xxvi, 30, 31. And they spit upon him, and took the reed, and smote him on the head. And after that they had mocked him, they took the robe off from him, and put his own raiment on him, and led him away to crucify him.

Markxv,18, 19. And began to salute him, Hail, King of the Jews! And they smote him on the head with a reed, and did spit upon him, and, bowing their knees, worshipped him.

Luke xxii, 63-65. And the men that held Jesus mocked him, and smote him. And when they had blindfolded him, they struck him on the face, and asked him, saying, Prophesy, who is it that smote thee? And many other things blasphemously spake they against him.

Luke xxiii, 26. And as they led him away, they laid hold upon one Simon, a Cyrenian, coming out of

the country, and on him they laid the cross, that he might bear it after Jesus.

John xix, 2-5, 14, 17. And the soldiers platted a crown of thorns, and put it on his head, and they put on him a purple robe, And said, Hail, King of the Jews! and they smote him with their hands. Pilate therefore went forth again, and saith unto them, Behold, I bring him forth to you, that ye may know that I find no fault in him. Then came Jesus forth, wearing the crown of thorns, and the purple robe. And Pilate saith unto them, Behold the man! And it was the preparation of the passover, and about the sixth hour: and he saith unto the Jews, Behold your King! And he, bearing his cross, went forth into a place called the place of a scull, which is called in the Hebrew, Golgotha.

THE CRUCIFIXION, AND THE SEVEN SAYINGS OF JESUS UPON THE CROSS.

Matth. xxvii, 45, 46, 51, 54-56. Now, from the sixth hour, there was darkness over all the land unto the ninth bour. And about the ninth hour, Jesus cried with

the

John xv, 13. Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

a loud voice, saying. Eli, Ell, lama' It is finished: and he bowed his sabachthani? that is to say, My head, and gave up the ghost. God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? And, behold, the veil of the temple was rent in twain from the top to the bottom; and the earth did quake, and the rocks rent. Now when the centurion, and they that were with him watching Jesus, saw earthquake, and those things that were done, they feared greatly saying, Truly this was the Son of God. And many women were there beholding afar off, which followed Jesus from Galilee, min was Mary Magdalene, and Mary istering unto him. Among which the mother of James and Jose and the mother of Zebedees

children.

come to the

Luke xxiii, 33, 34, 43-46. And when they were place which is called Calvary, there they crucified him, and the malefactors, one on the right hand, and the other on the left. Then said Jesus, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do. And they parted his raiment, and cast lots. And Jesus said unto him, [the thief] Verily I say unto thee, To-day shalt thou be with me in paradise. And it was about the sixth hour, andthere was darkness over all the earth until the ninth hour. And the sun was darkened, and the vail of the temple was rent in the midst. And when Jesus had

cried with a loud voice, he said, Father, into thy hands I commend my spirit: and having said thus,

he gave up the ghost.

written.

John xix, 19-22, 25-28, 30. And Pilate wrote a title, and put it on the cross. And the writing was, JESUS OF NAZARETH, THE This KING OF THE JEWS. title then read many of the Jews; for the place where Jesus was crucifled was nigh to the city; and it was written in Hebrew, and Greek, and Latin. Then said the chief priests of the Jews to Pilate, Write not, The King of the Jews; but that he said, I am King of the Jews. Pilate answered, What I have written I have Now there stood by the cross of Jesus his mother and his mother's sister, Mary the wife of Cleophas, and Mary Magdalene. Jesus therefore saw his mother, and the disciple standing by whom he loved, he saith unto his mother, Woman, behold thy son! Then saith he to the disciple, Behold that disciple took her unto bis thy mother! And from that hour own home. After this, Jesus knowing that all things were now accomplished, that the Scripture might be fulfilled, saith. 1 thirst. When Jesus therefore had received the vinegar, he said,!

When

Acts ii, 22, 23. Ye men of Israel, hear these words; Jesus of Nazareth, a man approved of God and among you by miracles, did by him in the midst of you, as wonders, and signs, which God ye yourselves also know: Him, being delivered by the determi

nate counsel and foreknowledge wicked hands have crucified and of God, ye have taken, and by

slain.

Acts vii, 52. Which of the prophets have not your fathers persecuted? and they have slain them which shewed before of the coming of the Just One; of whom ye have been now the betrayers and murderers.

1 Cor. i, 18. 23. For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God.

But we preach Christ crucified, unto the Jews a sumblingblock, and unto the Grecks foolishness,

1 Cor. ii, 2. For I determined not to know any thing among you, save Jesus Christ, and m crucified.

I should glory, save in the cross Gal. vi, 14. But God forbid that of our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom the world is crucified unto me,

and I unto the world.

Phil. iii, 18. (For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross

of Christ.

Col. ii, 14. Blotting out the hand-writing of ordinances that was against us, which was contrary to us, and took it out of the way, nailing it to his cross.

2 Tim. ii, 11. It is a faithful say. ing: For, if we be dead with him, we shall also live with him.

Heb. xiii, 12, 13. Wherefore Jesus also, that he might sanctity the people with his own blood, suffered without the gate. Let us go unto forth therefore him without the camp, bearing his reproach.

1 John iv, 11. Beloved, if God so loved us, we ought also to love one another.

9. HIS BURIAL.

Matth. xxvii 61. And there was Mary Magdalene, and the other Mary, sitting over against the sepulchre,

Mark xv, 43-45. Joseph of Ari

mathea, an honourable counsellor, which also waited for the kingdom of God, came, and went in boldly unto Pilate, and craved the body of Jesus. And Pilate mar

velled if he were already dead:

and calling unto him the centu

APPEARANCE TO MARY

MAGDALENE.

Mark xvi, 9-11. Now, when day of the week, he appeared first Jesus was risen early, the first

to Mary Magdalene, out of whom he had cast seven devils. And

| napkin, that was about his head, not lying with the linen clothes, but wrapped together in a place to the sepulchre, and he saw, and by itself. Then went in also that other disciple, which came first believed. For as yet they knew

rion, he asked him whether he she went and told them that had not the scripture, that he must

had been any while dead. And when he knew it of the centurion, he gave the body to Joseph.

Luke xxiii, 53-55. And he took it down, and wrapped it in linen, and laid it in a sepulchre that was hewn in stone, wherein never man before was laid. And that day was the preparation, and the sab

bath drew on. And the women

also, which came with him from Galilee, followed after, and beheld the sepulchre and how his body

was laid.

and wept. And they, when they
been with him, as they mourned
had heard that he was alive, and
had been seen of her, believed
not.

John xx, 1, 2, 11-18. The first
day of the week cometh Mary
Magdalene early, when it was yet
dark, unto the sepulchre, and
the sepulchre. Then she runneth,
seeth the stone taken away from
to the other disciple whom Jesus
and cometh to Simon Peter, and
loved, and saith unto them, They
have taken away the Lord out of
the sepulchre, and we know not
where they have laid him. But
Mary stood without at the sepul-

Acts xiii, 29. And when they had fulfilled all that was written of him, they took him down from the tree, and laid him in a sepulchre weeping: and, as she wept, chre.

10 HIS RESURRECTION. Matth. xxvii, 62-66. Now the next day, that followed the day of the preparation, the chief priests and Pharisees came together unto Pilate, Saying, Sir, we remember that that deceiver said, while he was yet alive, After three days I will rise again. Command therefore that the sepulchre be made sure until the third day, lest his disciples come by night, and steal him away, and say unto the people, He is risen from the dead; so the last error shall be worse than the first. Pilate said unto them, Ye, have a watch: go your way, make it as sure as ye can. So they went, and made the sepulchro sure, sealing the stone, and setting a

watch.

APPEARANCE TO THE WOMEN. Matth. xxviii, 1, 5, 6, 8--10. In the end of the sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, came Mary Magdalene, and the other Mary, to see the sepulAnd the angel answered and said unto the women, Fear not ye: for I know that ye seek Jesus,

chre.

which was crucified. He is not here; for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay. And they departed quickly from the sepulchre with fear and great joy, and did run to bring his disciples word. And as they went to tell his disciples, behold, Jesus met them, saying, All hail. And they came and held him by the feet, and worshipped him. Then said Jesus unto them, Be not afraid: go tell my brethren that they go into Galilee, and there shall they see

me.

she stooped down, and looked into the sepulchre, And seeth two angels in white sitting, the one at the head, and the other at the feet, where the body of Jesus had lain. And they say unto her, Woman, why weepest thou? She saith unto them, Because they have taken away my Lord, and I know not where they have laid him. And when she had thus said, she turned herself back, and saw Jesus standing, and knew not that it was Jesus. Jesus saith unto 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. Jesus saith unto her, Mary She turned herself, and saith unto him, Rabboni; which is to say, Master. Jesus saith unto her, Touch me not; for Father: but go to my brethren, I am not yet ascended to my and say unto them, I ascend unto my Father, and your Father, and Magdalene came and told the disto my God, and your God. Mary ciples that she had seen the Lord, and that he had spoken these things unto her.

VISIT OE PETER AND JOHN TO

THE SEPULCHRE. John xx, 3-10. Peter therefore went forth, and that other disciple, and came to the sepulchre. So they ran both together: and the other disciple didoutrun Peter,and came first to the sepulchre. And he stooping down, and looking in, saw the linen clothes lying, yet went he not in. Then cometh Simon Peter following him, and went into the sepulchre, and seeth the linen clothes lie, And the

to their own home. rise again from the dead. Then the disciples went away again un

APPEARANCE TO THE DISCIPLES

GOING TO EMMAUS. Luke xxiv, 13-16, 28-35. And, behold, two of them went that same day to a village called salem about threescore furlongs, Emmaus, which was from Jeruthese things which had happened. And they talked together of all And it came to pass, that, while they communed together, and reasoned Jesus himself drew near, and went with them. But their eyes were holden that they should not know him. And they drew nigh unto the village whither they went: and he made as though he would have gone further. But they constrained him, saying, Abide with us; for it is toward evening, and the day is far spent. And he went in to tarry with them. And it came to pass, as he sat at meat with them, he took bread, and blessed it, and brake, and gave to them. And their eyes were opened, and they knew him; and he vanished out of their sight. And they said one to another, Did not our heart burn within us, while he talked with us by the way, and while he opened to us the scriptures? they rose up the same hour, and returned to Jerusalem, and found the eleven gathered together, and them that were with them, Saying, The Lord is risen indeed, and hath appeared to Simon. And they told what things were done known of them in breaking of in the way, and how he was bread.

And

APPEARANCE TO THE DISCIPLES.

the same day at evening, being John xx, 19-21, 24, 25. Then the first day of the week, when

the doors were shut where the disciples were assembled for fear of the Jews, came Jesus and stood in the midst, and saith unto them, Peace be unto you. And when he had so said, he shewed unto them his hands and his side. Then were the disciples glad when they saw the Lord. Then said Jesus to them again, Peace be unto you: as my Father bath sent me, even so send I you. But Thomas, one of the twelve, called Didymus, was not with them when Jesus came. The other disciples therefore said unto him,

We have seen the Lord. But ho said unto them, Except I shall ɛee 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.

APPEARANCE TO THE ELEVEN.

John xx. 26-29. And after eight days, again his disciples were within, and Thomas with them. Then 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 believing. And Thomas answered and said unto

him, My Lord and my God. Jesus saith unto him, Thomas, because thou hast seen me, thou hast believed: blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have

believed.

FALSEHOOD OF THE SANHEDRIM.

Matth. xxvii, 11-15. Now, when they were going, behold, some of the watch came into the city, and shewed unto the chief priests all the things that were done. And when they were assembled with the elders, and had taken counsel, they gave large money unto the solliers. Saying, Say ye, his disciples came by night, and stole him away while we slept. And if this come to the governor's ears, 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.

APPEARANCE AT THE SEA OF

TIBERIAS.

John xx, 1, 2. After these things Jesus shewed himself again to the disciples at the sea of Tiberias; and on this wise shewed be 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.

John xxi, 4, 12--14... When the morning was now come, Jesus stood on the shore; but the disciples knew not that it was Jesus. Jesus saith unto them, Come and dine. And none of the disciples durst ask him, Who art thou? knowing that it was the Lord. Jesus then cometh, and taketh bread, and giveth them, and fish likewise. This is now the third time that Jesus showed himself to his disciples after that he was risen from the dead.

ON A MOUNTAIN IN GALILEE. Matth. xxviii, 16-18. Then the eleven disciples went away tuto Galilee, into a mountain where Jesus had appointed them. And when they saw him. they worshipped him; but some doubted. And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.

FURTHER PROOFS.

shewed himself alive after his
Acts i, 3, 4. To whom also he
passion by many infallible proofs,
being seen of them forty days, and
speaking of the things pertaining
to the kingdom of God: And,
them, commanded them that they
being assembled together with
should not depart from Jerusalem,
but wait for the promise of the
heard of me.
Father, which, saith he, ye have

Acts x, 40, 41. Him God raised
up the third day, and shewed him
openly; Not to all the people, but

unto witnesses chosen before of
God, even to us, who did eat and
drink with him after he rose from
the dead.

1 Cor. xv, 5-7. And that he was
seen of Cephas, then of the twelve.
After that he was seen of above
five hundred brethren at once; of
whom the greater part remain
unto this present; but some are
fallen asleep. After that he was
seen of James; then of all the
apostles.

INFERENCES AND LESSONS. raised up, having loosed the pains Acts ii, 24, 32. Whom God hath ble that he should be holden of it. of death: because it was not possiThis Jesus hath God raised up,

whereof we all are witnesses.

Acts iii, 15. 26. And killed the Prince of life, whom God hath raised from the dead; whereof we are witnesses. Unto you first, God, having raised up his Son Jesus, sent him to bless you, in turning away every one of you

from his iniquities.

power gave the apostles witness
Acts iv, 33. And with great
of the resurrection of the Lord
Jesus: and great grace was upon

them all.

Acts v, 30. The God of our
fathers raised up Jesus, whom ye
slew, and hanged on a tree.

him from the dead: But he, whom
Acts xiii, 30, 37. But God raised
God raised again, saw no corrup-

tion.

Acts xxv, 19. But had certain questions against him of their own superstition, and of one Jesus, which was dead, whom Paul affirmed to be alive.

Acts xxvi, 23. That Christ should

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suffer, and that he should be the first that should rise on the dead, and should shew light unto the people, and to the Gentiles.

Rom. i, 4. And declared to be the Son of God with power, according to the Spirit of holiness, by the resurrection from the dead.

Rom. viii, 11. But if the Spirit of him that raised up Jesus from the dead dwell in you, he that raised up Christ from the dead bodies by his Spirit that dwelleth shall also quicken your mortal in you.

raised up the Lord, and will also 1 Cor. vi, 14. And God hath both raise up us by his own power.

which raised up the Lord Jesus, 2 Cor. iv, 14. Knowing that he shall raise up us also by Jesus, and shall present us with you.

2 Cor. xiii, 4. For though he was crucified through weakness, yet he liveth by the power of God: for shall live with him by the power we also are weak in him, but we of God toward you.

Gal. 1, 1. Paul, an apostle, (not of men, neither by man, but by Jesus Christ, and God the Father, who raised him from the dead.)

Phil. ii, 10. That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable unto his death.

2 Tim. il, 8. Remember that Jesus Christ, of the seed of David, was raised from the dead according to my gospel.

11. THE ASCENSION.

them out as far as to Bethany; and Luke xxiv, 50, 51. And he led he lifted 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.

Acts 1, 1, 2, 10, 11. The former treatise have I made, O Theophilus, of all that Jesus began both to

do and teach, Until the day in which he was taken up, after that given commandments unto the he through the Holy Ghost had apostles whom he had chosen. And, while they looked stedfastly toward heaven, as he went up, behold, two men stood by them in white apparel; Which also said, Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven? this same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen him go into heaven.

Acts ii, 33-36. Therefore being by the right hand of God exalted, and having received of the Father the promise of the Holy Ghost, he

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