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Christ's crucif.rion.

CHAP. XXIV.

His resurrection 815 30 Then shall they begin to say to the if himself waited for the kingdom of God. mountains, Fall on us; and to the hills, l 52 This man went 'unto Pilate, and Cover tiś. in

begged the body of Jesus.

The 31 For if they do these things in a green 53. And he took it down, and wrapped tree, What shall be done in the dry? it in linen, and laid it in a sepulchre that

32 And there were also two other, male- l was hewn in stone, wherein never man factors, led with him to be put to death before was laid.." 233 And when they were come to the 54 And that day was the preparatior; place which is called Calvary, there they and the sabbath drew on. Crucified him, ard the malefactors; one on 55 And the women also, which came the right hand, and the other on the left. with him from Galilee, followed after, ,"34 # Then said Jesus, Father, forgive and beheld the sepulchre, and how his them: for they know not what they do. body was laid. And they parted his raiment, and castlots. 56 And they returned, and prepared

35 And the people stood beholding. And spices and ointments; and 'rested the the rulers also with them derided him, say- sabbath-day, according to the commanding, He saved others; let him save hiru | ment. self, if he be Christ the chosen of God..

. CHAP. XXIV. imis 56 And the soldiers also mocked him, || 1 Christ's resurrection declared to the coming to him, and offering hiin vinegar, women. 19 He himself apheareth, 36

37 And saying; If thou be the King of giveth a charge to the afrostles, 50 and the Jews, save thyself.

ascendeth. 38 And a superscription also was writ- N OW upon the first day of the week, ten over him, in letters of Greek, and I very early in the inorning, they Latin, and Hebrew, THIS IS THE came unto the sepulchre, bringing the KING OF THE JEWS.

spices which they had prepared, and cez39 And one of the malefactors, which tain others with them." were hanged, railed on him, saying, If2 And they found the stone rolled athou be Christ, save thyself and us. way from the sepulchre.

40 But the other answering, rebuked 3 And they entered in, and found not him, saying, Dost not thou fear God, see- the body of the Lord Jesus. ig thou art in the same condemnation 4 And it came to pass, as they were

41 And we indeed justly; for we re much perplexed thereabout, behoki, two ceive the due reward of our deeds : but men stood by them in shining garments. this man hath done nothing amiss.

5 And as they were afraid, and bower 42 And he said unto Jesus, Lord, re- . down their faces to the earth, they said member me when thou comest into thy unto them, Why seek ye the living a. kingdom,

inong thc dead 43 And Jesus said unto him, Verily I 6 He is not here, but is risen. Rememsay unto thee, To-day shalt thou be with ber how he spake unto you when he was me in paradise.

yet in Galilee, 44 And it was about the sixth hour, 7 Saying, The Son of man must be deand there was a darkness over all the earth livered into the hands of sinful men, and until the ninth hour:

be crucified, and the third day rise again, - 45 And the sun was darkened, and the 8 And they remembered his words, vail of the temple was rent in the midst. 9 And returned froin the sepulchre, and

146 And when Jesus had cried with a told all these things unto the eleven, and loud voice, he said, Father, into thy hands to all the rest. I commend my spirit : and having said 10 It was Mary Magdalene, and Joanthus, le gare up the ghost.

na, and Mary the mother of James, and 47 Now when the centurion saw what other women that were with them, which was done, he glorified God, saying, Cer- told these things unto the apostles. tainly this was a righteous man.

11 And their words seemed to them as 48 And all the people that came to idle tales, and they believed them not. gether to that sight, belolding the things. 12 Then arose Peter, and ran unto the which were done, smote their breasts, sepulchre, and stooping down, he bcheki and returned.

the linen clothes laid by themselves, and 49 And all his acquaintance, and the departed, wondering in himself at that women that followed bim from Galilee, which was come to pass.' ' smod afar off beholding these things. 13 & And behold, two of them went

50 I And behold, there was i man that same day to a village called Emmaus, named Joseph, a counsellor : (?: he **073 which was from Jerusalem about threea good man, and a just;

score furlongs. 51 (The same had not consented to the 14 And they talked together of all there counsel and deal of them) hé tous of things which had happebietl. Arimathea, a city of the Jaits; who also 'l, 15 Ardit carne to pass that, whether

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816 "Christ appeareth to his disciples. ST. LUKE. He giveth them a charge. communed together, and reasoned, Jesus 33 And they rose up the same hour, himself drew near, and went with them. and returned to Jerusalem, and found

16 But their eyes were holden, that the eleven gathered together, and then they should not know him.

that were with them, 17 And he said unto them, What 34 Saying, The Lord is risen indeed, manner of communications are these that and hath appeared to Simon. ye have one to another, as ye walk, and 35 And they told what things were are sad?

done in the way, and how he was known 18 And the one of them, whose name of them in breaking of bread.'. 'was Cleopas, answering, said unto him, 36 And as they thus spake, Jeses Art thou only a stranger in Jerusalem, himself stood in the midst of them, and and hast not known the things which saith unto them, Peace be unto you. are come to pass there in these days? 37 But they were terrified and affrighted,

19 And he said unto them, What and supposed that they had seen a spirit. things? And they said unto him, Con- 38 And he said unto them, Why ar cerning Jesus of Nazareth, which was a ye troubled? and why do thoughts arise prophet mighty in deed and word be in your hearts? fore God, and all the people:

39 Behold my hands and my feet, that 20 And how the chief priests and our it is I myself: handle me, and ee; for rulers delivered him to be condemned to a spirit hath not flesh and bones, as.se death, and have crucified him.

see me have. 21 But we trusted that it had been he 40 And when he had thus spoken, he which should have redeemed Israel : and shewed them his hands and his teet." freside all this, te day is the third day 41 And while they yet believed not since these things were done.

for joy, and wondered, he said unto 22 Yea, and certain women also of our them, Have ye here any meat? company made us astonished, which 42 And they gave him a piece of a were early at the sepulchre.

broiled fish, and of an honey-comb. 23 And when they found not his body, 43 And he took it, and did eat before they came, saying, that they had also them. seen a vision of angels, which said that 44 And he said unto them, These are he was alive.

the words which I spake unto you, while 24 And certain of them which were I was yet with you, that all things must with us, went to the sepulchre, and found be fulfilled which were written in the it even so as the wornen had said: but i law of Moses, and in the prophets, and him they saw not.

in the psalms, concerning me. 25 Then he said unto them, ( fools, 45 Then opened he their understandand slow of heart to believe all that the ing, that they inight understand the scrip prophets have spoken!

tures, 26 Ought not Christ to have suffered 46 And said unto them, Thus it is these things, and to enter into his glory? written, and thus it behoved Christ to

27 And beginning at Moses, and all suffer, and to rise from the dead the third the prophets, he expounded unto them day : in all the scriptures the things concern- 47 And that repentance and remissio ing himself.

of sins should be preached in his name 28 And they drew nigh unto the vil- among all nations, beginning at Jerusalage whither they went : and he made lem. as though he would have gone further. 48 And ye are witnesses of these things.

29 But they constrained him, saying, 49 | And behold, I send the promise ot Abide with us: for it is toward evening, my Father upon you. but tarry ye in and the day is far spent.' And he went the city of Jerusalem, until ye be endued in to tarry with them.

with power from on bigh. 30 And it came to pass, as he sat at 50' And he led them out as far as ta meat with them, he took bread, and Bethany: and he lifted up his hands, an! blessed it, and brake, and gave to them. blessed theni,

31 And their eyes were opened, and 51 And it came to pass, while he blessthey knew him: and he vanished out of led them, he was parted from them, atu! their sight.

carried up into heaven. 32 And they said one to another, Did 52 And they worshipped him, and renot our heart burn within us while he i turned to Jerusalem with great joy: talked with us by the way, and while he 53 And were continually in the temps. opencd to us the scriptures?

praising and blessing God. Amen.

THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO ST. JOHN,

CHAP. I.

23 He said, I am the voice of one crying 1 The divinity, humanity, and office of in the wilderness, Make straight the way

Jesus Christ, 15 The testimony of John of the Lord, as said the prophet Esaias,
39 The calling of Andrew, Peter, oc, 24 And they which were sent were of
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25 And they asked him, and said unto Word was God.

him, Why baptizest thou then, if thou 2 The same was in the beginning with be not that Christ, nor Elias, neither God.

that prophet? 3 All things were made by him; and 26'John answered them, saying, I bapwithout him was not any thing made tize with water : but there standeth one that was made. *

among you, whom ye know not ; 4 In him was life; and the life was 27 He it is, who coming after me, is the light of men.

preferred before me, whose shoes latchet 5. And the light shineth in darkness; I am not worthy to unloose. and the darkness comprehended it not. 28 These things were done in Bethahara

6 9 There was a man sent from God, beyond Jordan, where John was baptizing. whose name wus John.

29. The next day John seeth Jesus 7 The same came for a witness, to coming unto him, and saith, Behold the bear witness of the Light, that all men Lamb of God, which taketh away the through him might believe.

sin of the world. 8 He was not that Light, but was sent 30 This is he of whom I said, After to bear witness of that Light.

me cometh a man which is preferred be9 That was the true Light, which light-fore me; for he was before me. eth every man that cometh into the world. 31 And I knew him not: but that he

10 He was in the world, and the world should be made manifest to Israel, therewas made by him, and the world knew fore am I come baptizing with water. him not.

32 And John bare record, saying, I - 11 He came unto his own, and his own saw the spirit descending from heaven received him not.

like a dove, and it abode upon him. : 12 But as many as received him, to them 33 And I knew him not: but he that gave he power to become the sons of God, | sent me to baptize with water, the same even to them that believe on his name: said unto me, Upon whom thou shalt see

13 Which were born, not of blood, the Spirit descending and remaining on nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the him, the same is he which baptizeth with

14 And the Word was made flesh, and 154 And I saw and bare record, that dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glo | this is the Son of God. ry, the glory as of the only begotten of 35 | Again the next day after, John the Father,) full of grace and truth. stood, and two of his disciples ;

15 John bare witness rf him, and 36 And looking upon Jesus as he walkcried, saying, This was he of whom I ed, he saith, Behold the Lamb of God! spake, He that cometh after me, is prefer- 37 And the two disciples heard him red before me; for he was before me. speak, and they followed Jesus.

16 And of his fulness have all we re- 38 Then Jesus turned, and saw them ceived, and grace for grace.

following, and saith unto them, What 17 For the law was given by Moses, seek ye?. They said unto him, Rabbi but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ. (which is to say, being interpreted, Mas

18 No man hath seen God at any time; ter), where dwellest thou? the only begotten Son, which is in the 59 He saith unto them, Come and see. bosom of the Father, he hath declared him. They came and saw where he dwelt, and

19 And this is the record of John, when abode with him that day : for it was athe Jews sent priests an.) Levites from bout the tenth hour. Jerusalem, to ask him, Who art thou ? 40 One of the two which heard John

20 And he confessed, and denied not ; speak, and followed him, was Andrew, but confessed, I am not the Christ. Simon Peter's brother.

21 And they asked him, Whatthen? Art 41 He first findeth his owo brother Sithou Elias? and he saith, I am not. Art || mon, and saith unto him, We have found thou that prophet? and he answered, No. | the Messias ; which is, being interpreted,

22 Then said they unto him, Wbó art the Christ. thou that we may give an answer to 42 And he brought him to Jesus. And them that sent us. 'What sayest thou of when Jesus beheld him, he said, Thou art thyself?

Simon the son if Jona: thou shalt be call

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818 Water turned into wine. ST. JOHN.

The tempie fiurged. ed Cephas; which is; by interpretation, 10 And saith unto him, Every man at a stone.

the beginning doth set forth good wine; 43 ? The day following Jesus would go and when men have well drunk, then that forth into Galilee, and findeth Philip, which is worse: but thou hast kept the and saith unto him, follow me.

good wine until now. 44 Now Philip was of Bethsaida, the 11 This beginning of miracles did Je city of Andrew and Peter.

sus in Cana of Galilee, and manifested 45 Philip findeth Nathanael, and saith forth his glory; and his disciples believed unto him, We have found him of whom on him. Moses in the law, and the prophets did 12 After this he went down to Cawrite, Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph. pernaum, he, and his mother, and his

46 And Nathanael said unto him, Can brethren, and his disciples; and they there any good thing come out of Naza- contmued there not many days. reth? Philip saith unto him, Come and see. 13 4 And the Jews passover was at

47 Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, hand, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem, and saith of him, Behold an 'Israelite in- 14 And found in the temple those that deed, in whom is no guile!

sold oxen, and sheep, and doves, and the 48 Nathanael saith unto him, Whence changers of money, sitting : knowest thou me? Jesus answered and 15 And when he had made a scourge said unto him, Before that Philip called of small.cords, he drove them all out of thee, when thou wast under the fig-tree, the temple, and the sheep, and the oxen; I saw thee.

and poured out the changers money, 49 Nathanael answered and said unto and overthrew the tables ; him, Rabbi, thou art the Son of God; 16 And said unto them that sold doves, thou art the King of Israel.

Take these things hence: make not my 50 Jesus answered and said unto him, Father's house an house of merchandise. Because I said unto thee, I saw thee under 17 And his disciples remembered that the tig-tree, believest thou ? thou shalt it was written, The zeal of thine house see greater things than these.

hath eaten me up. 51 And he saith unto him, Verily, ver- 18 4 Then answered the Jews, and said ily, I say unto you, Hereafter ye shall unto him, What sign shewest thou unto see heaven open, and the angels' of God us, seeing that thou doest these things? ascending and descending upon the Son 19 Jesus answered and said unto thein, of man.

Destroy this temple, and in three days I CHAP. II.

will raise it up 1 Christ turneth water into wine, 12 de- 20 Then said the Jews, Forty and six

parteth into Capernaum, and Jerusa- | years was this temple in building, and lem, 14 and purgeth the temple. wilt thou rear it up in three days? A

21 But he spake of the temple of his riage in Cana of Galilee; and the body. mother of Jesus was there.

22. When therefore he was risen from 2 And both Jesus was called, and his the dead, his disciples remembered that disciples, to the marriage.

he had said this into them: and they 3 And when they wanted wine, the believed the scripture, and the word mother of Jesus saith unto him, "They | which Jesus had said. have no wine.

23 Now when he was in Jerusalem at 4 Jesus saith unto her, Woman, what the passorer, in the feast-day, many be have I to do with thee? mine hour is not lieved in his name, when they saw the yet come.

miracles which he did. 5 His mother saith unto the servants, 24 But Jesus did not commit himself Whatsoever he saith unto you, do it. unto them, because he knew all men,

6 And there were set there six water- 25 And needed not that any should testipots of stone, after the manner of the ty of man: for he knew what was in man. purifying of the Jews, containing two or

CHAP. III. three firkins apiece.

1 Christ teacheth Nicodemus the necessity 7 Jesus saith unto them, Fill the water- ofregeneration.23 The baptism, witness, pots with water. And they filled them and doctrine of John concerning Christ. up to the brim.

"HERE was a man of the Pharisees now, and bear unto the governor of the Jews : feast. And they bare it.

2 The same came to Jesus by night, 9 When the ruler of the feast had tast- and said unto him, Rabbi, we know that ed the water that was made wine, and thou art a teacher come from God for knew not whence it was; (but the servants no man can do these miracles that thou which drew the water knew) the gover- | doest, except God be with him. nor of the feast called the bridegroom, 3 Jesus answered and said unto him,

The necessity of regeneration. CHAP. IV. The doctrine of John. 819 Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a dea; and there he tarried with them, man be born again, he cannot see the and baptized. kingdom of God.

23 F And John also was baptizing in E4 Nicodemus saith unto him, How can non, near to Salim, because there was a man be born when he is old ? can he much water there : and they came, and enter the second time into his mother's were baptized. womb, and be born ?

24 For John was not yet cast into 5. Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say | prison. unto thee, Except a man be born of wa- 25 Then there arose a question beter, and of the Spirit, he cannot enter tween some of John's disciples and the into the kingdom of God.

Jews, about purifying. 6 That which is born of the flesh, is 26 And they came unto John, and said Alesh; and that which is born of the unto him, Rabbi, he that was with thee Spirit, is spirit.

beyond Jordan, to whom thou barest 7 Marvel not that I said unto thee, witness, behold, the same baptizeth, and Ye must be born again.

all men come to him. 8 The wind bloweth where it listeth, 27 John answered and said, A man can and thou hearest the sound thereof, but receive nothing, except it be given him canst not tell whence it cometh, and from heaven. whither it goeth: so is every one that is 28 Ye yourselves bear me witness, that born of the Spirit.

I said I am not the Christ, but that I 9 Nicodemus answered and said unto am sent before him. him, How can these things be?

29 He that hath the bride, is the bride10 Jesus answered and said unto him, || groom: but the friend of the bridegroom, Art thou a master of Israel, and knowest which standeth and heareth him, renot these things?

joiceth greatly, because of the bride11 Verily, verily, I say unto thee, We groom's voice: this my joy therefore is .speak that we do know, and testify that fulfilled. we have seen.; and ye receive not our 30 Hemustincrease, but I must decrease. witness.

31 He that cometh from above is a12 If I have told you earthly things, bove all: he that is of the earth is earthand ye believe not, how shall ye believe | ly, and speaketh of the earth: he that if I tell you of heavenly things ?

cometh from heaven is above all. 13 And no man hath ascended up to 32 And what he hath seen and heard, heaven, but he that came down from that he testifieth; and no man receiveth heaven, even the Son of man which is his testimony. in heaven.

33 He that hath received his testimony, 14 And as Moses lifted up the serpent hath set to his seal that God is true. in the wilderness, even so must the Son 34 For he whom God hath sent, speakof man be lifted up :

eth the words of God: for God giveth 15 That whosoever believeth in him not the Spirit by measure unto him. should not perish, but have eternal life. 35 The Father loveth the Son, and

16 | For God so loved the world, that hath given all things into his hand. he gave his only begotten Son, that 36 He that believeth on the Son, hath whosoever believeth in him, should not everlasting life: and he that believeth perish, but have everlasting life.

not the Son, shall not see life ; but the 17 For God sent not his Son into the wrath of God abideth on him. world to condemn the world, but that

CHAP. IV. the world through him might be saved. 1 Christ talketh with a woman of Sama18 | He that believeth on him, is not

ria. 27 His disciples marvel, 31 Christ's condemned: but he that believeth not, zcal for God's glory: 43 Hedeparteth inis condemned already, because he hath to Galilee, and healeth the ruler's son. not believed in the name of the only WHhe Pharisees

had heard that Jesus begotten Son of God.

19 And this is the condemnation, that made and baptized more disciples than light is come into the world, and men John, loved darkness rather than light, because 2 (Though Jesus himself baptized not, their deeds were evil.

but his disciples,) 20 For every one that doeth evil hat- 3 He left Judea, and departed again eth the light, neither cometh to the light, || into Galilee. lest his deeds should be reproved.

4. And he must needs go through Sa21 But he that doeth truth, cometh to maria. the light, that his deeds may be made 5 Then cometh he to a city of Samaria, manifest, that they are wrought in God. which is called Sychar, near to the par

22 | After these things came Jesus cel of ground that Jacob gave to his son and his disciples into the land of Ju- \| Joseph.

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