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28 And they drew nigh unto the village, whither they went : and he 'made as though he would have gone further.

29 But they constrained him, saying, Abide with us : for it is toward evening, and the day is far spent. And he went in to tarry with them.

30 And it came to pass, as he sat at meat with them, he took bread, and 'blessed it, 10 and brake, and gavell to them.

31 And their eyes were opened, and they knew him; and he vanished out of their sight.12

32 And they said one to another, Did not our heart burn within us, while he talked with us by

so gave thanks. Co. Gen. I did reach. Rh. 2 ceased to be seen of them : see chap. iv. 30, John, viii, 59. A. V. righteousness arise with healing in his wings; and ye shall go forth, and grow up as calves of the stall. Acts, iii. 22: For Moses truly said unto the fathers, A prophet shall the Lord your God raise up unto you of your brethren, like unto me; him shall ye hear in all things whatsoever he shall say unto you. do. x. 43: To him give all the prophets witness, that through his name whosoever believeth in him shall receive remission of sins. do. xxvi. 22: Saying none other things than those which the prophets and Moses did say should come. See also Ps. xxii. and Isa, liii. See on John, i. 45.

a Gen. xxxii. 26: He said, Let me go, for the day breaketh: and he said, I will not let thee go, except thou bless me. do. xlii. 7: And Joseph saw his brethren; and he knew them, but made himself strange unto them. MARK, vi. 48: [Jesus] would have passed by them.

Gen. xix. 3: He pressed upon them greatly; and they turned in unto him. do. xxxiii. 11: Take, I pray thee, my blessing that is brought to thee; because God hath dealt graciously with me, and because I have enough : and he urged him, and he took it. JUDG. xix. 21: So he brought him into his house, and gave provender unto the asses: and they washed their feet, and did eat and drink. Acts, xvi. 15: If ye have judged me to be faithful to the LORD, come into my house, and abide there. And she constrained us. Heb. xiii. 2: Be not forgetful to entertain strangers : for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.

See on Mat. xiv. 19. 3 Ps. xxxix. 3: My heart was hot within me; while I was

the way, and while he opened to us the Scriptures?

33 And they rose up the same hour, and returned to Jerusalem, and found the eleven gathered together, and them that were with them,

34 Saying, The Lord is risen indeed, and hath "appeared to Simon.

35 And they told what things were done in the way, and how he was known of them in breaking of bread.

36 4 And 'as they thus spake, Jesus himself stood in the midst of them, and saith unto them, Peace be unto you.

37 But they were terrified and affrighted, and supposed that they had seen "a spirit. musing the fire burned: then spake I with my tongue. Jer. xx. 9: Then I said, I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name. But his word was in mine heart as a burning fire shut up in my bones, and I was weary with forbearing, and I could not stay. do. xxiii. 29 : Is not my word like as a fire ? saith the LORD; and like a hammer that breaketh the rock in pieces ?

h Mat. xxviii. 17: When they saw him, they worshipped him: but some doubted. I Cor. xv. 5, 7: He was seen of Cephas, then of the twelve. After that, he was seen of James; then of all the apostles.

i MARK, xvi. 14: Afterward he appeared unto the eleven as they sat at meat. John, xx. 19, 26: Then the same day at evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were assembled for fear of the Jews, came Jesus and stood in the midst, and saith unto them, Peace be unto you. And after eight days again his disciples were with him, and Thomas with them: then came Jesus, the doors being shut, and stood in the midst, and said, Peace be unto you. do. xxi. 1: After these things Jesus showed himself again to the disciples at the sea of Tiberias. Acts, i. 3: To whom also he showed himself alive after his passion by many infallible proofs, being seen of them forty days. do. x. 40, 41 : Him God raised up the third day, and showed him openly; not to all the people, but unto witnesses chosen before of God, even to us, who did eat and drink with him after he rose from the dead. 1 Cor. xv. 5: The words under ver. 34.

* MARK, vi. 49: When they saw him walking upon the sea, they supposed it had been a spirit, and cried out.

48 And ye are 'witnesses of these things. 49 | And, behold, I send the 'promise of my

remember and turn unto the LORD: and all the kindreds of the nations shall worship before thee. Isa. xlix. 6, 22: I will also give thee for a light to the Gentiles, that thou mayest be my salvation unto the end of the earth. Thus saith the LORD God, Behold, I will lift up mine hand to the Gentiles, and set up my standard to the people: and they shall bring thy sons in their arms, and thy daughters shall be carried upon their shoulders. Hos. ii. 23: I will have mercy upon her that had not obtained mercy; and I will say to them which were not my people, Thou art my people, and they shall say, Thou art my God. Joel, iii. 11: Assemble yourselves, and come, all ye heathen. Mal. i. 11: From the rising of the sun even unto the going down of the same my name shall be great among the Gentiles; and in every place incense shall be offered to my name, and a pure offering: for my name shall be great among the heathen, saith the LORD of hosts. Gal. iii. 28: There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.

* Isa.ii.3, Mic.iv. 2: Out of Zion shall go forth the law, and the word of the LORD from Jerusalem. Acts, iii. 26: Unto you first God, having raised up his Son Jesus, sent him to bless you, in turning away every one of you from his iniquities.

y John, xv. 27 : Ye also shall bear witness, because ye have been with me from the beginning. Acts, i. 8, 22: Ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judæa, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.-Must one be ordained to be a witness with us of his resurrection. do. ii. 32: This Jesus hath God raised up, whereof we all are witnesses. do. iii. 15: Whom God hath raised from the dead; whereof we are witnesses. do. iv. 33: With great power gave the apostles witness of the resurrection. do. v. 32: We are his witnesses of these things ; and so is also the Holy Ghost, whom God hath given to them that obey him. do. x. 39 : We are witnesses of all things which he did both in the land of the Jews and in Jerusalem. do, xiii. 31: He was seen many days of them which came up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are his witnesses unto the people. 1 Pet. v. 1: A witness of the sufferings of Christ. 2 Pet. i. 16: For we have not followed cunningly devised fables, when we made known unto you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but were eye-witnesses of his majesty.

Isa. xliv. 3: I will pour my Spirit upon thy seed, and my blessing upon thine offspring. Jer. xxxi. 33 : This shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel ; After

Father upon you: but tarry ye in the city of Jerusalem, until ye be *endued with power from on high.

50 And he led them out as far "as to Bethany, and he lifted up his hands, and blessed them.

51 And it came to pass, while he blessed them,

he may host, whoms, and bring you. do you froine Father, the

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those days, saith the LORD, I will put my law in their inward parts, and write it in their hearts; and will be their God, and they shall be my people. EZEK. xxxvi. 26: A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you. Joel, ii. 28: And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my Spirit upon all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions. John, xiv. 16, 26: I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever. The Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you. do. xv. 26: When the Comforter is come, whom I will send unto you from the Father, even the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father, he shall testify of me. do. xvi. 7, 13: Nevertheless I tell you the truth; It is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you. Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak : and he will show you things to come. Acts, i. 4: Commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem, but wait for the promise of the Father, which, saith he, ye have heard of me. do. ii. 1, &c. 33: When the day of Pentecost was fully come, &c. [Jesus) having received of the Father the promise of the Holy Ghost, he hath shed forth this, which ye now see and hear. Gal. iii. 14: That the blessing of Abraham might come on the Gentiles through Jesus Christ; that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith. . a Acts, i. 8: Ye shall receive power after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you.

b Acts, i. 12: Then returned they unto Jerusalem from the mount called Olivét, which is from Jerusalem a sabbath day's journey.

C2 Kings, ii. 11: And it came to pass, as they still went on, and talked, that, behold, there appeared a chariot of fire, and horses of fire, and parted them both asunder, and Elijah went up by a whirlwind into heaven, MARK, xvi. 19: So then after the

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he was parted from them, and carried up into heaven.

52 And they worshipped him, and returned to Jerusalem with great joy:

33 And were continually in th ing and blessing God. Amen.

Lord had spoken unto them, he was received up into heaven,and sat on the right hand of God. John, xx. 17: Jesus saith unto her, [Vary] Touch me not: for I am not yet ascended to my Father: but go to my brethren, and say unto them, I ascend unto my Father, and your Father; and to my God, and your God, Acts, i.9: When he had spoken these things, while they beheld, he was taken up; and a cloud received him out of their sight. Eph. iv, 8: Wherefore he saith, When he ascended up on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gifts unto men. HEB. iv. 14: Seeing then that we have a great High Priest, that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our profession.

Mar, xxvi. 9, 17; They came and held him by the feet, and worshipped him. When they saw him, they worshipped him; but some doubted.

e Acts, ii, 46, 47 : They continuing daily with one accord in the temple-praising God, and having favour with all the people. And the Lord added to the Church daily such as should be saved. do. v. 42: And daily in the temple, and in every house, they ceased not to teach and preach Jesus Christ.

THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO

St. John.

Jonn the evangelist was a native of Bethsaida in Galilee, son of Zebedee and Salome; by profession a fisherman. It is believed that St. John was the youngest of the apostles. Our Saviour had a particular friendship for him; and John describes himself by the name of that disciple whom Jesus loved. John was one of the four apostles to whom our Lord delivered his predictions relative to the destruction of Jerusalem, and the approaching calamities of the Jewish nation (MARK, xiii. 3). Peter, and James, and John, were chosen to accompany our Saviour ap several occasions, when the other apostles were not

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