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341 himself stood in the midst of them, and faith unto them, Peace be unto you. 37. But they were terrified and affrighted, and supposed that they had seen fa spirit. 38. And he said unto them, Why are ye troubled, and why do thoughts arise in your hearts? 39. Behold my hands and my feet, that it is I my self: 8 handle me, and see, for a spirit hath not flesh and bones, as ye see me have. 40. And when he had thus spoken, he thewed them his hands and his feet. 41. And while they yet believed not h for joy, and wondred, he said unto them, "Have ye here any meat ? 42. And they gave him a piece of a broiled fish, and of an honeycomb. 43. And he took it, and did eat before them. 44. And he said unto them, * These are the words which I fpake 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.

'opened he their understanding, that they might understand the scriptures. 46. And said unto them, m Thus it is written, and thus it behoved Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead the third day. 47. And that " Repentance and • remiffion of sins should be preached in his name a

mong the Doors were shut, where the Hands; and reach hither thy Disciples were assembled for fear Hand, and thrust it into my Side : of the Jews, came Jesus and stood and be not faithless, but believe in the midst, and faith unto them, ing. 1 Joh. 1.1. Which we have Peace be unto you. Joh. 21.1.5 seen with our Eyes, which we have After these things, Jesus fhewed looked upon, and our Hands have himself again to the Disciples at handled of the Word of Life. the Sea of Tiberias. Acts 1. 3. h.: Gen. 45. 26. Joseph is yet To whom he fewed himself alive alive, and he is Governour over after his Passion, by many infalli. 10 all the Land of Egypt. And Jable Proofs, being feen of them cobs Heart fainted, for he believed forty Days. Ads 10.40,41. Him

them not. God raised up the third Day, and it

+ Joh. 21. 10. Bring of the fewed him openly, not to all the Fish which ye have now caught. People, but unto Witnesses, chofen 15 .:: See on Mat. 16. 21. before of God, even to us, who if A&ts 16. 14. Whose Heart did eat and drink with him after the Lord opened, that she attended he rose from the Dead.

to the things which were spoken of Mar. 6. 49. When they Paul. saw him walking on the Sea, they 20 m+ Pfal. 22. Jfa. 53. † A&s 17. Supposed it had been a Spirit, and 3. The Words under Ver. 26.

n See on Mat. 4. 17. 3 + Joh. 20,20,27. He shewed unto • Jer. 31. 34. I will forgive their them his Hands, and his side. Iniquity, and I will remember their Then saith he to Thomas, Reach 25 Sin no more, + Acts 13. 38. Be it hither thy Finger, and behold my


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with you for ever. The Comforter, 342 Year of our Lord 33. St. L I K E XXIV. mong - all nations, + beginning at Jerusalem. 48. And ye are witnesses of these things. 49. And behold, I send the promise of my Father upon you : "but tarry ye in the

city known unto you therefore, Men and

Iniquities. Brethren, that through this Man is Joh. 15. 27. Ye also fhall preached unto you forgiveness of Sins. bear witness, because ye have been Heb. 8. 12. I will be merciful to

with from the Beginning. their Unrighteousness and their sins 5: Aes 1. 8, 22. —Ye shall be Wirand their iniquities will I remember nesses unto me, both in Jerusalem, no more. f 1 Joh. 2. 12. I write and in all Judea, and in Samaria, unto you little Children, because and unto the uttermoft Part of your Sins are forgiven you for his the Earth. - Must one be orNames sake.

10 dained to be a Witness with us of a Pfal. 2. 8. Ask of me, and I his Resurrection. As 2. 32. This will give thee the Heathen for thine Jesus hath God raised up, whereInheritance,and the uttermostParts of of we all are Witnesses. A&s 3. the Earth for thy Possession. Pfal. 15. Whom God hath raised from 22. 27. All the Ends of the World 15 the Dead, whereof we are Witneso shall remember and turn unto theses. Aets 4. 33. With great Power Lord ; and all the Kindreds of the gave the Apostles witness of the ReNations shall worship before thee. surrection. Afts s. 32. We are Ifa. 49.6.-I will also give thee Witnesses of these things; and so for a Light to the Gentiles, that thou 20 is also the holy Ghost, whom God mayst be my Salvation unto the hath given to them that obey him. End of the Earth. Hof. 2. 23. A&s 10.39. We are Witnesses of all I will have mercy upon her that things which he did both in the had not obtained mercy, and I will Land of the Jews, and in Jerusasay to them which were not my Peo lem.- Acts 13:31. He was seen

25 ple, Thou art my People ; and they many Days of them which came Thall say, Thou art my God. Joel up with him from Galilee to Jeru. 3. 11. Assemble your felves, and falem, who are his Witnesses unto come, all ye Heathen

the People. 1 Pet. 5. 1. 11. From the Rising of the Sun e. Witness of the Sufferings of ven unto the going down of the Christ. fame, my Name shall be great a

- I will pour my mong the Geniles, and in every Spirit upon thy Seed, and my Place Incenle thall be offered to fing upon thine Offspring Jer. my Name, and a pure Offering : 31. 33.

This shall be the Covenant for my Name shall be great among.

that I will make with the House the Heathen, saith the Lord of of Ifrael, After those Days

, faith Hofts. Gal. 3. 28. There is nei. the Lord, I will put my Law in ther Jew nor Greek, 'there is nei their inward Parts, and write it in ther bond nor free, there is neither their Heares, and will be their male nor female: for ye are all 4o God, and they fhall be one in Christ Jefus.

ple. Ezek. 36. 26. A new Heart Mic. 4. 2. -Out of allo will I give you, and a new Zion shall go forth the Law, and the Spirit will I put within you. Word of the Lord from Jerusalem.45 † Joh. 14.16, 26. I will pray Acts 3. 26. Unco you firft, God Father, and he shall give you ani. having raised up his Son Jesus, ther Comforter, that he may abide sent him to bleís you in turnirg away every one of you from his

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city of Jerusalem, until ye be o endued with power from on high 30. And he led them out fas far as to Bethany: and he” lift up his hands, and blessed them. 51, And it came to pass, while he blessed them, he was parted from them, and carried up into heaven. 52. And they - worshipped him, and returned to Jerusalem with great joy:. 53. And were continually in the temple, praising and blessing God. Amen.



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which is the Holy Ghost, whom might receive the Promise of the the Father will send in my Name, Spirit through Faith. he shall teach you all things, and Acts 1. 8. Ye shall receive bring all things to your Remem Power after that the Holy Ghost is brance, whatsoever I have said 5 come upon you.

* Joh. 15. 26. When ft Acts i. 12. Then returned the Comforter is come, whom I will they unto Jerusalem, from the send unto you from the Father, e Mount called olivet, which is from ven the Spirit of Truth which pro- Jerusalem a Sabbath-days Jourceedeth from the Father, he shall jo ney. testifie of me. Joh. 16. 7. Ne § * Mar. 16. 19. So then after vertheless, I tell you the Truth ; the Lord had spoken unto them, it is expedient for you that I go a he was received up into Heaven, and way: for if I go not away, the sat on the right Hand of God. Comforter will not come unto you;'5* A&. 1. 9. When he had spoken but if I depart, I will send him un these Things, while they beheld,

Com he was taken up, and a Cloud remanded them that they should not ceived him out of their Sight. depart from Jerusalem, but wait h :: Mat. 28. 9,.17. They came for the Promise of the Father, 20 and held him by the Feet, and which, faith he, ye have heard of worshipped him. When they faw me. † Acts 2. 1, 6, 33. When him, they worshipped him, but some the Day of Pentecoft was fully doubted. come, 6c. Jesus having received i: Acts 2. 46. They continu. of the Father the Promise of the 25 ing daily with one accord in the Hely Ghost, he hath fhed forth this Temple. Acts s. 42. And daily in

ye now see and hear. Gal. the Temple, and in every House, 3:14. That the Blessing of Abra- they ceafed not to teach, and ham might come on the Gentiles preach Jesus Christ. through Jesus Christ, that we 30

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a Prov. 8. 22, 24. The Lord cause I said I am the Son of God? poßefed me in the Beginning of his c* Gen.1.s. In the Beginning God Way, before his Works of old. created the Heaven and the Earth. When there were no Depths, I was 1 Cor. 8. 6. To us there is brought forth: when there were s


one God the Father, of whom are no Fountains abounding with all Things, and we in him; and Water. of Col. 1. 17. He is before one Lord Jesus Christ, by whom are al things, and by him all things all Things, and we by him. Eph. confift. t 1 Joh. 1.1. That which 3. 9. -Who created all things by was from the Beginning.-- + Rev. jo Jesus Christ. Pfal. 33. 6. By the 19. 13. -His Name is called, The Word of the Lord were the Hese Word of God.

vens made ; and all the Host of + Prov. 8. 30. Then was I by them by the Breath of his Mouth. him,

as one brought up with him : Gen. 1. 6,9. God said, Let there be and I was daily his delight, rejoi: 15 a Firmament in the midst of the cing always before him. † Joh. Waters — God said, Let the Waters 17. 5. And now, O Father, glorifie under the Heaven be gathered tothou me with thine own self, with gether unto one place, and let the the Glory I had with thee before the dry Land appear; and it was so. World' was. t 1 Joh. 1. 2. The 20* Col. 1. 16. By him were all things Life was manifeftéd, and we have created that are in Heaven, and feen it, and bear Witness, and that are in Earth, visible, and invi. Thew unto you that Eternal Life fible, whether they be Thrones, or which was with the Father, and was Dominions, or Principalities, or manifested unto us.


Powers; all things were created by co: Phil. 2. 5, 8. Let this mind him, and for him. + Heb. 1. in you, which was also in By whom also he made che Worlds. Christ Jesus. And being found in 2 Pet. 3.5. For this they willingly

, Fashion as a Man, he humbled him are ignorant of, that by the Word self.

30 of God, the Heavens were of old, a Joh. 5.18. The Jews fought and the Earth standing out of the the more to kill him, because he Water, and in the Water. t Rev. pot only had broken the Sabbath, 4. 11. Thou art worthy, O Lord, but said also that God was his Fa: to receive Glory, and Honour, and ther, making himself equal with Power : for thou hast crcated ab

35 God. Joh 10.33, 36. For a good things, and for thy Pleasure they are, Work we Stone thee not; but for and were created. Wild. 9.9 Blasphemy, and because that thou Wisdom was with thee: which being a Man, makest thy self God. knoweth thy Works, and was pret Say ye of himwhom Father sent when thou madeft the World hath fan&tified, and sent into the 4o and knew what was acceptable in World, Thou blasphemeft; be thy Sight, and right in thy Com


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(1) made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made. 4. 5 In him was life, and h the life

was the light of men. 5. And i the light shineth in darkI

ness, and the darkness comprehended it not. 6. There was a man sent from God whose Year of our

Lord 26. name was John. 7. The same came for a witness, to bear witness of the light, that all men through him might believe. 8. He was m not that light, but was sent to bear witness of that light. 9. " That was the o true light, which lighteth every man that cometh into the world. 10. He was in P the world, and the

world 6 + Joh. 5. 26. For as the Father but now are ye Light in the o hath Life in himself, so hath he give Lord.

en to the Son to have Life in him. k f Ver. 33. $ Mal. 3. 1. BeSelf

. + 1 Joh. s. 11. This is the hold, I will send my Messenger, Record that God hath given to us s and he shall prepare the Way, beEternal Life: and this Life is in fore me.

Mat. 3. 1. In those

Days came John the Baptift preach+ Joh. 8. 12. Then spake Jesus ing in the Wilderness of Judea. again unto them, saying, I am the Mat. 11. 10. This is he of whom Light of the World: he that fol- 10 it is written, Behold, I send my


shall not walk in Dark. Messenger before thy Face, which ness

, but thall have the Light of shall prepare thy Way before thee. Life

. + Joh. 9. S. As long as I am A&ts 19. 4. John verily baptiin the World, I am the Light of zed with the Baptism of Repentance, the World.'+ Joh. 12. 46. I am 15 saying unto the people, that they come a Light into the World, that should believe on him that should whosoever believeth on me should come after him, that is, on Christ not abide in Darkness.

Jesus. + Joh. 3. 19. This is the Con Joh. 3. 28. Ye your selves demnation, that Light is come in- 20 bear me witness, that I said, I am to the World, and Men loved not the Chrift, but am fent before Darkness rather than Light, be him. cause their Deeds were Evil. Joh.

11 of Ver. 12:35. Jesus said unto them, Yec • See on Joh.8.12. - a little while is the Light with you :25

P + Heb. 1. 2. The Words under walk while ye have the Light, left

Heb. 11. 3. Through Darkness come upon you. – Eph. Faith we understand that the Worlds

5.8. Ye were sometimes Darkness, 7 (1) The Hebrews, when they would say a thing with the greatest Force

and Certainty, are wont to express it both affirmatively, and negatively, as,He shall live, and not die; that is, he shall most affuredly live ; so here,

were made by him, and without him was not any thing made that was made; that is, he made all Creatures without exception, and consequent. ly, he himself is not a Creature ; because it is abfolutely impoflible that any thing should ever make it self: But then, if he be, and yet was never made, it is certainly true that he always was, even from all Eternity, Arch-Bishop Tillotson concerning the Divinity of our Blessed Saviour,


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