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quickly, TMr.) tell his Dif- Sufferings, being made CONFORM

har ABLE unto his Death. ciples and Peter, (M.] that AB

11. If by any means I might 2he is risen from the Dead, tain unto the Refurre&tion of the and behold, he goeth before Dead... you into Gelilee there shall 12. Not as though I had already

attained, either were already per. ve fee him, Mr.] as he feet : but I follow after, it that I said unto you, [M.] Lo, I may apprehend that for which also have told you. And they I am apprehended of Chrift Idfu.

Col. iii. 1. If ye then be RISEN departed quickly, (Mr.] and with Chrif, seek those Things fled from the Sepulchre, [M.] which are above, where Chrifti with FEAR and great Joy,

tcth on the right Hand of God.

2. Set your Affection on Things and did run to bring his above, not on Things on the Earth. Disciples word: (Mr.) for 3. For ye are dead, and your they trembled and were a Life is hin with Cbrift in God.

4. When Cbrift, who is our LIFE, mazed, neither said they any shall appear, then shall ye also apthing to any Man, for they pear with him in GLORY. were afraid. SM] And as Heb. xiii. 20. Now the God of

Peace, that brought again from the they went to tell his Difci

do DEAD our Lord Jesus, that great ples, behold, Jesus met i hem, Shepherd of the Sheep, through the saying, All HAIL. And Blood of the everlasting ČOVE.

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Cbrift ; to whom be Glory for ever Go tell my Brethren that and ever. Amen. they go into Galilee, and 1 Pet. i. 3. Blessed be the God there shall they see me.

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a lively. Hope, by the Relurretion of Jesus Chrift from che Dead.

4. To an Inheritance incorrupt Tle Testimony of the Watch ble and undefiled, and that fadech

not away. concerning CHRIST's Chapiji. 21. The like Figure Resurrection. .

whereunto, even Baptism, doch also now save us, by the Resurrection

of Jesus Chrift. [M.] N O W when they Rev. i. 10. I was in the Spirit of A were going, be

che Lord's Day, and heard bebind

me a great Voice, as of a Trumpet, hold, some of the Watch 11. Saying, I am ALPHA and o came into the City, and shew- MEGA, the first and the laft : And ed unto the Chief Pricfts all what thou seest, write in a Book, the Things that were done. es which are in Aia.

and send it unto the seven Church And when they were affem- 12. And I turned to see the Hled with the Elders, and Voicc that (pake with me. And had taken Counsel, they gave Candlesticks ;

Teing turned, I saw seven golden large

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large Money unto the Solo 13. And in the midit of the le

ven Candlesticks, one like unto the diers, saying, Say ye, His Son of Man, cloached with a GarDisciples came by Night and ment down to the feet, and girt ftole him a way, while we about the Paps with a golden GirNept. And it this come to 14. His Head and his Hairs were the Governor's Ears, we will white like Wool, as white as Snow; perswade him, and secure and his Eyes were as a Flame

of Fire; you. So they took the Mo- ° ney, and did as they were Brass, as if they burned in a Furtaught. And this Saying is nace ; and his voice as the found of commonly reported among

many Waters.

16. And he had in his righe the Fews until this Day. Hand seven Stars : and out of his

Mouth went a sharp two - cdged

Sword : and his Countenance was 666 ģii $65. as the Sun shineth in his Strength.

17. And when I saw him, I fell

at his feet as dead ; and he laid his CHRIST's Apparition to right Hand upon me, saying unto the two Disciples going me, Fear not; I am the First and

the Lait; to Emmaus.

18. I am he that LIVETH and

WAS DEAD ; and behold, I am TMr.AFTER that he ALIVE for evermore, Amen; and

have the Keys of Hell and of a appeared to them Death. in another Form, unto two Ezek. xxxvii. 1. The Hand of of them, as they walked, and the Lord was upon me, and carried

me out in the Spirit of the Lord, went into the Country. [L.] and set me down in the midst of the And behold, two of them Valley which was full of Rones, went that same Day to a 2. And caused me to pass by them

." round about, and behold, there were Village called Emmaus, very many in the open Valley, and which was from Jerusalem lo, they were very dry. about threescore Furlongs... 3. And he said unto me, Son of

Man, can these Bones live ? And I And they talked together of

answered, O Lord God, thou knowall these Things which had est." happened. And it came to ..4. Again he said unto me, Pro

phecy upon these Bones, and say Pais, that while my come into them, o ye dry Banes, hear pass, that while they com- P muned together, and reason- the Word of the Lord. ed, Jefus himself drew near, 5. Thus faith the Lord God unto and went with them. But

these Bones, Behold, I will cause

U BREATH to enter into you, and ye their Eyes were holden, that shall live. they should not know him. And he said unto them, What manner of Communications are these that ye have one to another, as ye walk, and are sad? And the one of them, whose name was Cleophas, answering, said unto him, Art thou only a Stranger in Jerusalem, and haft not known the Things 2 2 2


which are come to pass there in these Days ? And he faid unto them, What Things ? And they said unto him, Concerning Jesus of Nazareth, which was a Prophet mighty in Deed and Word, before God and all the Deople: And how the Chief Priests and our Rulers delivered him to be condemned to Death, and have crucified him. But we trusted that it had been He which should have REDEEMED Israel: And befide all this, to-day is the third Day fince these Things were done. Yea, and certain Wamen also of our Company made us astonished, which were early at the Sepulchre: and when they found not his Body, they came, saying, that they had also seen a VISION of ANGELS, which laid that he was ALIVE. And certain of them which were with us went to the Sepulchre, and found it even so as the Women had said, but him they faw not. Then he said unto them, O Fools, and now of Heart to BELIEVE all that the PROPHETS have spoken: Ought not Christ to have suffered these Things, and to enter into his GLORY ? And beginning at Moses and ALL THE PROPHETS, he expounded unto them in all the Scriptures the Things concerning bimself. And they drew nigh unto the Village whither they went; and he made as though he would have gone further. But they conftrained him, saying, Abide with us, for it is towards Évening, 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 ano thcr, Did not our Heart burn within us, while he talked with us by the Way, and while he opened to us the Scriptures ? And they rose up the fame Hour, and returned to sferufalem, [Mr.] and went [L.) and found the Eleven gathered together, and them that were with them, saying, The Lord is Risen indeed, and hath appeared to Simon. [Mr.] And they told unto the Residue (L.] what Things were done in the Way, and how he was known of them in breaking of Bread: Neither believed they them.


CHRIST appears to his Disciples the Evening after

bis Refurretion, Thomas being absent.

[7]THEN the same Day at Evening, being the first

1 Day of the Week, when the Doors were shut where the Disciples were assembled, for fear of the Jews, Jesus [L.] HIMSELF (7.) came and stood in the midft" [..] of them. But they were terrified and affrighted, and fupposed that they had seen a Spirit. And he said unto them, Why are ye troubled, and why do Thoughts arise in your Hearts ? Behold my Hands and my Feet, that it is I my self: HANOLE me, and fee, for a SPIRIT hath not Flesh and Bones, as ye fee me have. And when he had thus fpoken, he shewed them his HANDS and his FEET, 17.) and his SIDE. Then were the Disciples glad when they saw the Lord. (L.) And while they yet believed not for Joy, and wondred, he said unto them, Have ye here any Meat? And they gave him a piece of a broiled Fish, and of an Honeycomb. And he took it, and did eat before them. [Mr.) And he UPBRAIDED them with their UNBELIEF and Hardness of Heart, because they BELIEVED NOT them which had seen him after he was risen. (L.) And he said unto them, These are the Words which I spake unto you, while I was yet with you, that all Things must be FULFILLED, which were written in the Law of Moses, and in the PROPHETS, and in the PSALMS concerning me. Then opened be their Underftanding, that they might understand the Scriptures, and faid unto them, Thus it is written, and thus it be hoved CHRIST to suffer, and to RISE from the Dead the third Day: and that Repentance and Remiflion of Sins should be preached in his Name among ALL Na-. tions, beginning at Jerusalem. And ye are Witnefses of these Things. [7.] Then said Jefus to them again, Peace be unto you: As my Father hath sent me, even so send I you. And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and faith unto them, Receive ye the Holy Ghost. Whofesoever SIns ye remit, they are remitted unto them; and whofesoever Sins ye retain, they are retained.

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CHRIST appears to bis Disciples the eighth Day after

bis Refurrection, when Thomas was present.

[7]RUT Thomas, one of the Twelve, called Didy

D mus, was not with them when Fesus came. The other Disciples therefore said unto him, We have SEEN the Lord. “But he said unto them, Except I shall fee in his Hands the Print of the Nails, and put my Fingers into the Print of the Nails, and thrust my Hand into his Side, I will not believe. And after eight Days, again his Disciples were within, and Thomas with them : then came Fesus, the Doors being shut, and stood in the midst, and faid, Peace be unto you. Then faith 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 faith unto him, Thomas, because thou hast seen me, thou haft believed : Blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed. And many other Signs truly did Jesus, in the Presence of his Disciples, which are not written in this Book. But these are written, that ye might BELIEVE that fefus is the Christ the Son of God, and that believing, ye might have Life through his Name.

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[7.] AFTER these Things, Jefus Thewed himself aE n gain to the Disciples at the Sea of Tiberias: and on this wise fewed he himself: There were together Simon Peter, and Thomas called Didymus, and Natha. nael of Cana in Galilee, and the Sons of Zebedee, and Iwo other of his Disciples. Simon Peter saith unto them, I go a Fishing. They say unto him, We also go with thee. They went forth, and entred into a Ship immediately ; and that Night they caught nothing. But when the Morning was now come, Jesus stood on the Shore :


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