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Christ's resurrection.

S. John.

He appeareth. manner of the Jews is to bury. 10 Then the disciples went 41 Now, in the place where he away again unto their own home. was crucified, there was a gar- 11 T But Mary stood without at den; and in the garden a new se-the sepulchre weeping and, as pulchre, wherein was never man she wept, she stooped down, and yet laid. looked into the sepulchre,

42 There laid they Jesus, there- 12 And seeth two angels in fore, because of the Jews' prepa- white, sitting, the one at the ration-day; for the sepulchre was head, and the other at the feet, nigh at hand. where the body of Jesus had lain. 13 And they say unto her, Woman, why weepest thou?

Christ's resurrection.


HE first day of the week She saith unto them, Because cometh Mary Magdalene, they have taken away my Lord, early, when it was yet dark, unto and I know not where they have the sepulchre, and seeth the stone laid him.

taken away from the sepulchre.

14 And when she had thus 2 Then she runneth, and com-said, she turned herself back, and eth to Simon Peter, and to the saw Jesus standing, and knew other disciple, whom Jesus lov-not that it was Jesus.

ed, and saith unto them, They 15 Jesus saith unto her, Wohave taken away the Lord out of man, why weepest thou? whom the sepulchre, and we know not seekest thou? She, supposing where they have laid him, him to be the gardener, saith un

3 Peter, therefore, went forth, to him, Sir, if thou have borne and that other disciple, and came him hence, tell me where thou to the sepulchre. hast laid him, and I will take him

4 So they ran both together, away. and the other disciple did outrun 16 Jesus saith unto her, Mary. Peter, and came first to the sepul-She turned herself, and saith unto chre. him, Rabboni; which is to say,

5 And he, stooping down, and Master. looking in, saw the linen clothes lying; yet went he not in.

17 Jesus saith unto her, Touch me not; for I am not yet ascend6 Then cometh Simon Petered to my Father: but go to my following him, and went into the brethren, and say unto them, I sepulchre, and seeth the linen ascend unto my Father, and clothes lie; your Father; and to my God,

7 And the napkin that was and your God. about his head, not lying with 18 Mary Magdalene came and the linen clothes, but wrapped told the disciples that she had together in a place by itself. seen the Lord, and that he had

8 Then went in also that other spoken these things unto her. disciple, which came first to the 19 T Then the same day at sepulchre, and he saw, and be-evening, being the first day of the lieved. week, when the doors were shut 9 For as yet they knew not the where the disciples were assemscripture, that he must rise again bled for fear of the Jews, came from the dead. Jesus, and stood in the midst,

Thomas's incredulity.

Chap. xxi. Christ's third appearance. and saith unto them, Peace be they that have not seen, and yet have believed.

unto you.

20 And when he had so said, 30 ¶ And many other signs truhe shewed unto them his hands ly did Jesus in the presence of his and his side. Then were the disciples, which are not written disciples glad, when they saw the in this book:


31 But these are written, that 21 Then said Jesus to them ye might believe that Jesus is the again, Peace be unto you: as my Christ, the Son of God; and that Father hath sent me, even so believing ye might have life send I you. through his name.

22 And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and saith

Christ appeareth again.
FTER these things Jesus

unto them, Receive ye the Holy Ashewed himself again to the


23 Whose soever sins ye remit, disciples at the sea of Tiberias; they are remitted unto them; and and on this wise shewed he himwhose soever sins ye retain, they self.

are retained.


2 There were together Simon 24 ¶ But Thomas, one of the Peter, and Thomas called Didytwelve, called Didymus, was mus, and Nathaniel of Cana in not with them when Jesus Galilee, and the sons of Zebedee, and two other of his disciples. 25 The other disciples, there- 3 Simon Peter saith unto them, fore, said unto him, We have I go a fishing. They say unto seen the Lord. But he said un-him, We also go with thee. They to them, Except I shall see in his went forth, and entered into a hands the print of the nails, and ship immediately; and that night put my finger into the print of the they caught nothing. nails, and thrust my hand into 4 But, when the morning was his side, I will not believe. now come, Jesus stood on the 26 ¶ And after eight days, again shore: but the disciples knew his disciples were within, and not that it was Jesus.

Thomas with them: then came 5 Then Jesus saith unto them, Jesus, the doors being shut, and Children, have ye any meat? stood in the midst, and said, They answered him, No.

Peace be unto you.

6 And he said unto them, Cast

27 Then saith he to Thomas, the net on the right side of the Reach hither thy finger, and be-ship, and ye shall find. They hold my hands; and reach hither cast, therefore, and now they thy hand, and thrust it into my were not able to draw it for the side and be not faithless, but multitude of fishes.


7 Therefore that disciple whom 28 And Thomas answered, and Jesus loved said unto Peter, It is said unto him, My Lord, and my the Lord. Now, when Simon God. Peter heard that it was the Lord, 29 Jesus saith unto him,Tho-he girt bis fisher's coat unto him, mas, because thou hast seen me, (for he was naked,) and did cast thou hast believed: blessed are himself into the sea.

Christ's charge

S. John.

to Peter. 8 And the other disciples came said unto him, Lord, thou know. in a little ship, (for they were not est all things; thou knowest that far from land, but as it were two I love thee. Jesus saith unto him, hundred cubits,) dragging the net Feed my sheep.

with fishes.

18 Verily, verily, I say unto 9 As soon then as they were thee, When thou wast young, come to land, they saw a fire of thou girdest thyself, and walkedst coals there, and fish laid thereon, whither thou wouldest: but and bread. when thou shalt be old, thou shalt 10 Jesus saith unto them, Bring stretch forth thy hands, and anoof the fish which ye have now ther shall gird thee, and carry thee caught. whither thou wouldest not. 11 Simon Peter went up, and 19 This spake he, signifying drew the net to land full of great by what death he should glorify fishes, an hundred and fifty and God. And, when he had spoken three; and for all there were so this, he saith unto him, Follow many, yet was not the net bro-me.


20 Then Peter, turning about, 12 Jesus saith unto them, seeth the disciple whom Jesus Come and dine. And none of loved following; which also leanthe disciples durst ask him, Who ed on his breast at supper, and art thou? knowing that it was said, Lord, which is he that bethe Lord. trayeth thee?

13 Jesus then cometh, and tak- 21 Peter seeing him, saith to cth bread, and giveth them, and Jesus, Lord, and what shall this fish likewise. man do?

14 This is now the third time 22 Jesus saith unto him, If I that Jesus shewed himself to his will that he tarry till I come, what disciples, after that he was risen is that to thee? Follow thou from the dead.


15 So, when they had dined, 23 Then went this saying abroad Jesus saith to Simon Peter, Si-among the brethren, that that dismon, son of Jonas, lovest thou ciple should not die: yet Jesus me more than these? He saith said not unto him, He shall not unto him, Yea, Lord; thou die; but, If I will that he tarry knowest that I love thee. He till I come, what is that to saith unto him, Feed my lambs. thee

16 He saith to him again the se- 24¶ This is the disciple which cond time, Simon, son of Jonas, testifieth of these things, and lovest thou me? He saith unto wrote these things: and we him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest know that his testimony is true. that I love thee. ile saith unto 25 And there are also many him, Feed my sheep. other things which Jesus did, the

17 He saith unto him the third which, if they should be written time, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest every one, I suppose that even thou me? Peter was grieved be- the world itself could not contain cause he said unto him the third the books that should be written. me, Lovest thou me? And he Amen.



[stedfastly toward heaven as he Matthias chosen an apostle. went up, behold, two men stood THE former treatise have I by them in white apparel; made, O Theophilus, of all that Jesus began both to do Galilee, why stand ye gazing up and teach, into heaven? this same Jesus,


11 Which also said, Ye men of

2 Until the day in which he was which is taken up from you into taken up, after that he through the heaven, shall so come in like Holy Ghost had given command-manner as ye have seen him go ments unto the apostles whom he into heaven.

had chosen :

12 Then returned they unto Je

3 To whom also he shewed rusalem from the mount called himself alive after his passion, by Olivet, which is from Jerusalem many infallible proofs, being seen a sabbath-day's journey. of them forty days, and speaking 13 And when they were come of the things pertaining to the in, they went up into an upper kingdom of God: room, where abode both Peter, 4 And, being assembled toge-and James, and John, and Anther with them, commanded them drew, Philip, and Thomas, Barthat they should not depart from tholomew, and Matthew, James Jerusalem, but wait for the pro- the son of Alpheus, and Simon mise of the Father, which, saith Zelotes, and Judas the brother of be, ye have heard of me. James.

5 For John truly baptized with 14 These all continued with one water; but ye shall be baptized accord in prayer and supplication, with the Holy Ghost not many with the women, and Mary the days hence. mother of Jesus, and with his

6 When they, therefore, were brethren. come together, they asked of him, 15 And in those days Peter saying, Lord, wilt thou at this stood up in the midst of the discitime restore again the kingdom to ples, and said, (the number of Israel? the names together were about an

7 And he said unto them, It is hundred and twenty,) not for you to know the times or 16 Men and brethren, this the seasons, which the Father scripture must needs have been hath put in his own power: fulfilled, which the Holy Ghost, 8 But ye shall receive power, by the mouth of David, spake beafter that the Holy Ghost is come fore concerning Judas, which was upon you and ye shall be wit-guide to them that took Jesus. nesses unto me, both in Jerusa- 17 For he was numbered with lem, and in all Judea, and in Sa-us, and had obtained part of this maria, and unto the uttermost ministry. part of the earth.

18 Now this man purchased a

9 And, when he had spoken field with the reward of iniquity; these things, while they beheld, and, falling headlong, he burst he was taken up; and a cloud asunder in the midst, and all his received him out of their sight. bowels gushed out.

10 ¶ And, while they looked 19 And it was known unto all

Matthias chosen an apostle.

Chap. i. The apostles inspired. the dwellers at Jerusalem; inso- 4 And they were all filled with much as that field was called in the Holy Ghost, and began to their proper tongue, Aceldama, speak with other tongues, as the that is to say, the field of blood. Spirit gave them utterance. 20 For it is written in the book 5 And there were dwelling at of Psalms, Let his habitation be Jerusalem, Jews, devout men, desolate, and let no man dwell out of every nation under heatherein and his bishoprick let ven.


another take.

6 Now, when this was noised 21 Wherefore, of these men abroad, the multitude came togewhich have companied with us ther, and were confounded, beall the time that the Lord Jesus cause that every man heard them went in and out among us, speak in his own language.

22 Beginning from the baptism 7 And they were all amazed, of John, unto that same day that and marvelled, saying one to anohe was taken up from us, must ther, Behold, are not all these one be ordained, to be a witness which speak, Galileans? with us of his resurrection.

8 And how hear we every man 23 And they appointed two, in our own tongue, wherein wè Joseph called Barsabas, who was were born?

surnamed Justus, and Matthias. 9 Parthians, and Medes, and 24 And they prayed, and said, Elamites, and the dwellers in Thou, Lord, which knowest the Mesopotamia, and in Judea, and hearts of all men, shew whether of Cappadocia, in Pontus, and these two thou hast chosen, Asia,

25 That he may take part of 10 Phrygia, and Pamphylia, in this ministry and apostleship, Egypt, and in the parts of Libya from which Judas by transgressi- about Cyrene, and strangers of on fell, that he might go to his Rome, Jews and Proselytes,

own place. 11 Cretes, and Arabians, we do 26 And they gave forth their hear them speak in our tongues lots and the lot fell upon Mat-the wonderful works of God. thias; and he was numbered with

the eleven apostles.


The apostles inspired.

12 And they were all amazed, and were in doubt, saying one to another, What meaneth this?

13 Others mocking, said, These

14 ¶ But Peter, standing up

ND when the day of Pente-men are full of new wine. cost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one with the eleven, lifted up his place. voice, and said unto them, Ye 2 And suddenly there came a men of Judea, and all ye that sound from heaven, as of a rush-dwell at Jerusalem, be this known ing mighty wind, and it filled all unto you, and hearken to my the house where they were sit-words:


15 For these are not drunken, 3 And there appeared unto as ye suppose, seeing it is but the them cloven tongues like as of third hour of the day.

fire, and it sat upon each of them.

16 But this is that which was Ispoken by the prophet Joel;

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