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NOW upon the first day of
His resurrection :
and appearance. prepared spices and ointments ; | and Joanna, and Mary the and rested the sabbath-day, ac- mother of James, and other cording to the commandment. women that were with them, CHAP. XXIV.
which told these things unto Christ's resurrection declared.
the apostles. the first
11 And their words seemed the week, very early in to them as idle tales, and they the morning, they came unto believed them not. the sepulchre, bringing the
12 Then arose Peter, and spices which they had pre- ran unto the sepulchre; and pared, and certain others with stooping down, he beheld the them.
linen clothes laid by them2 And they found the stone selves, and departed, wondering rolled away from the sepulchre. | in himself at that which was
3 And they entered in, and come to pass. found not the body of the 13 And, behold, two of Lord Jesus.
them went that same day to 4 And it came to pass, as a village called Emmaus, which they were much perplexed was from Jerusalem about threethereabout, behold, two men score furlongs. stood by them in shining gar
14 And they talked together ments :
of all these things which had 5 And, as they were afraid, happened. and bowed down their faces to 15 And it came to pass, that, the earth, they said unto them, while they communed together Why seek ye the living among and reasoned, Jesus himself the dead?
drew near, and went with 6 He is not here, but is them. risen : remember how he spake
16 But their eyes were unto yoù when he was yet in holden that they should not Galilee,
know him. 7 Saying, The Son of man 17 And he said unto them, must be delivered into the What manner of communicahands of sinful men, and be tions are these that ye have crucified, and the third day one to another, as ye walk, and
8 And they remembered his 18 . And the one of them, words,
whose name was Cleopas, an9 And returned from the swering said unto him, Art sepulchre, and told all these thou only a stranger in Jeruthings unto the eleven, and to salem, and hast not known the all the rest.
things which are come to pass 10 It was Mary Magdalene, there in these days?
with his disciples : 19 And he said unto them, and he made as though he What things ? And they said would have gone further. unto him, Concerning Jesus of 29 But they constrained him, Nazareth, which was a prophet saying, Abide with us ; for it mighty in deed and word be- is toward evening, and the day fore God and all the people: is far spent. And he went in
20 And how the chief to tarry with them. priests and our rulers delivered 30 And it came to pass, as him to be condemned to death, he sat at meat with them, he and have crucified him.
took bread, and blessed it, and 21 But we trusted that it brake, and gave to them. had been he which should have 31 And
their eyes were redeemed Israel : and beside all opened, and they knew him this, to-day is the third day and he vanished out of their since these things were done. sight.
22 Yea, and certain women 32 And they said one to an: also of our company made us other, Did not our heart burn astonished, which were early at within us, while he talked with the sepulchre :
us by the way, and while he 23 And when they found opened to us the scriptures? not his body, they came, say
33 And they rose up the ing, That they had also seen same hour, and returned to a vision of angels, which said Jerusalem, and found the that he was alive.
eleven gathered together, and 24 And certain of them them that were with them, which were with us went to 34 Saying, The Lord is the sepulchre, and found it risen indeed, and hath appeared even so as the women had said; to Simon. but him they saw not,
35 And they told what 25 Then he said unto them, things were done in the way, O fools, and slow of heart to and how he was known of believe all that the prophets them in breaking of bread. have spoken!
36 And as they thus 26 Ought not Christ to have spake, Jesus himself stood in suffered these things, and to the midst of them, and saith enter into his glory?
unto them, Peace be unto you. 27 And beginning at Moses 37 But they were terrified and all the prophets, he ex- and affrighted, and supposed pounded unto them in all the that they had seen a spirit. scriptures the things concerning 38 And he said unto them, himself.
Why are ye troubled ? and 28 And they drew nigh unto why do thoughts arise in your the village whither they went: I hearts?
He eateth with them,
and ascendeth into heaven.. 39 Behold my hands and my 46 And said unto them, Thus feet, that it is I myself: handle it is written, and thus it behoved mė, and see; for a spirit hath Christ to suffer, and to rise from not flesh and bones, as ye see the dead the third day: me have.
47 And that repentance and 40 And when he had thus remission of sins should be spoken, he shewed them his preached in his name among all hands and his feet.
nations, beginning at Jerusalem. 41 And while they yet be- 48 And ye are witnesses of lieved not for joy, and wondered, these things. he said unto them, Have ye here 49 And, behold, I send the
promise of my
upon you: 42 And they gave him a piece but tarry ye in the city of Jeruof a broiled fish, and of an honey- salem, until ye be endued with comb.
power from on high. 43 And he took it, and did 50 And he led them out as eat before them.
far as to Bethany; & he lifted 44 And he said unto them, up his hands, and blessed them. These are the words which 51 And it came to pass, I spake unto you, while I was while he blessed them, he was yet with you, that all things parted from them, and carried must be fulfilled which were up into heaven. written in the law of Moses, and 52 And they worshipped him, in the prophets, and in the and returned to Jerusalem with psalms, concerning me.
great joy; 45 Then opened he their un- 53 And were continually in derstanding, that they might the temple, praising and blessing understand the scriptures, God. Amen.
The Gospel according to St. John.
any thing made that
Word, and the Word was life was the light of men. with God, and the Word was 5 And the light shineth in God.
darkness; and the darkness 2 The same was in the begin- comprehended it not. ning with God.
6 There was a man sent 3. All things were made by from God, whose name was him; and without him was not | John,
Christ's superior dignity.
John's record of himself : 7 The same came for a wit- 19 And this is the record of ness,
to bear witness of the John, when the Jews sent Light, that all men through priests and Levites from Jeruhim might believe.
salem to ask him, Who art 8 He was not that Light, but thou? was sent to bear witness of that 20 And he confessed, and Light.
denied not; but confessed, I am 9 That was the true Light, not the Christ. which lighteth every man that 21 And they asked him, What cometh into the world.
then! Art thou Elias? And he 10 He was in the world, and saith, I am not. Art thou that the world was made by him, and prophet? And he answered, No. the world knew him not.
22 Then said they unto him, 11 He came unto his own, Who art thou? that we may and his own received him not. give an answer to them that sent
12 But as many as received us. What sayest thou of thyself? him, to them gave he power to 23 He said, I am the voice of become the sons of God, even one crying in the wilderness, to them that believe on his Make straight- the way of the
Lord, as said the prophet Esaias. 13. Which were born, not of 24 And they which were sent blood, nor of the will of the were of the Pharisees. flesh, nor of the will of man, but 25 And they asked him, and of God.
said unto him, Why baptizest 14 And the Word was made thou then, if thou be not that flesh, and dwelt among us, (and Christ, nor Elias, neither that we beheld his glory, the glory as prophet? of the only-begotten of the Fa- 26 John answered them, sayther,) full of grace and truth. ing, I baptize with water: but
15 John bare witness of him, there standeth one among you, and cried, saying, This was he whom ye know not; of whom Ispake, He that cometh 27 He it is, who, coming after after me is preferred before me: me, is preferred before me, for he was before me.
whose shoe's latchet I am not 16 And of his fulnese have all worthy to unloose. we received, and grace for grace. 28 These things were done
17 For the law was given by in Bethabara, beyond Jordan, Moses, but grace and truth came where John was baptizing. by Jesus Christ.
29 | The next day John 18 No man hath seen God at seeth Jesus coming unto him, any time; the only-begotten and saith, Behold the Lamb of Son, which is in the bosom of God, which taketh away the sin the Father, he hath declared him. I of the world!
His public testimony of Christ.
The calling of Andrew, &c. 30 This is he of whom I said, heard John speak, and followed After me cometh a man which him, was Andrew, Simon Peter's is preferred before me: for he brother. was before me.
41 He first findeth his own 31 And I knew him not: but brother Simon, and saith unto that he should be made manifest him, We have found the Mesto Israel, therefore am I come sias, which is, being interpreted, baptizing with water.
The Christ. 32 And John bare record, 42 And he brought him to saying, I saw the Spirit descend- Jesus. And when Jesus beheld ing from heaven like a dove, and him, he said, Thou art Simon it abode upon him.
the son of Jona: thou shalt be 33 And I knew him not: but called Cephas, which is, by ini he that sent me to baptize with terpretation, A stone.
water, the same said unto me, 43 The day following Jesus Upon whom thou shalt see the would go forth into Galilee, and Spirit descending, and remain- findeth Philip, and saith unto ing on him, the same is he him, Follow me. which baptizeth with the Holy 44 Now Philip was of BethGhost.
saida, the city of Andrew and 34 And I saw, and bare re- | Peter. cord that this is the Son of God. 45 Philip findeth Nathanael,
35 Again, the next day and saith unto him, We have after, John stood, and two of his found him of whom Moses in disciples;
the law, and the prophets, did 36 And looking upon Jesus write, Jesus of Nazareth, the son as he walked, he saith, Behold of Joseph. the Lamb of God!
46 And Nathanael said unto 37 And the two disciples him, Can there any good thing heard him speak, and they fol- come out of Nazareth? Philip lowed Jesus.
saith unto him, Come and see. 38 Then Jesus turned, and 47 Jesus'saw Nathanaelcoming saw them following, and saith to him, and saith of him, Behold unto them, What seek ye? They an Israelite indeed, said unto him, Rabbi, (which is no guile! deed, in whom is to say, being interpreted, Mas- 48 Nathanael saith unto him, ter,) where dwellest thou? Whence knowest thou me?
39 He saith unto them, Jesus answered and said unto Come and see. They came and him, Before that Philip called saw where he dwelt, and abode thee, when thou wast under the rith him that day: for it was fig-tree, I saw thee. bout the tenth hour.
49 Nathanael answered and 40 One of the two which saith unto him, Rabbi, thou art