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sepulchre which was hewn out of a rock, and rolled à stone unto the door of the sepulchre. And the chief priests and Pharisees, "made the sepulchresure, sealing the stone, and setting a watch.” CHAP. XV.' Of the Resurrection

of Jesus. Matt. *xviii. On the first day of the week, very early in the inorning, "came Mary Magdalene and the other Mary to see the sepulchre. And behold, there was a great earthquake; for the angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and caine and rolled back the stone from the door, and sat

His counte iance was like lightning, and his rajinent was white as snow: and for fear of hiin, the keepers did shake, and becaine as

upon it.

dead men. And the angel answered and said unto the women, Fear not ye; for I know that ye seek Jesus which was crucified. He is not here: for He is risen, as He said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay. And go quickly, and tell his disciples that He is risen from the dead; and behold, He goeth before you into Gafilee; there shall ye see Him, lo, I have told you.' And as they went, Jesus met them; and they held Hiin by the feet, and worshipped Him. CHAP. XVI. Jesus appeareth to

bis disciples, and ascended into heaven, i Cor. xv. Matt, xxviii. Luke xxiv. John xx. Acts i.

AFTER that, “Jesus was seen ot Cephas, then of the Twelve; after that He was

seen of above five hundred brethren at once; after that He was seen of James, then of all the apostles, when they went into Galilee, into a mountain where Jesus had appointed them. And when they saw Him, they worshipped Him: And Jesus came, and spake unto them, saying, all power is given unto Me in heaven and in earth As My Father hath sent Me, even

so send I you. And when He had said this, He breathed on them, and saith unto them, Receive ye the Holy Ghost. Go ye, therefore, and teach all na. tions, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: teaching them to observe all things whatsoever

I have commanded you and lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world And He led them out as far as to Bethany; and He lifted up His hands, and blessed them. Aud it came to pass, while He blessed them, He was parted from them, and carried up into heaven, and a cloud received Him out of their sight; and whilst they looked stedfastly toward heaven as He went up, two angels said unto them, This same Jesus shall so come in like manner as ye have seen Him go into Heaven. And they worshipped Him, and returned to Jerusalem with great joy; and were conti nually in the temple, praising and blessing God, Amen.”




1. CHRIST healeth the Centurion's

servant. Luke vii. 1, · Now when he had ended all his sayings in the audience of the people, he entered into Capernaum. And a certain centurion's servant who was dear unto hiin, was sick, and ready to die. And when he heard of Jesus, he sent unto him the elders of the Jews, beseeching him

that he would come and heal his servant, And when they came to Jesus, they besought him intantly, saying, That he was worthy

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