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but the Disciples knew not that it was Fesus. Then Jesus faith unto them, Children, have ye any Meat? They answered him, No. And he said unto them, Cait the Net on the right side of the Ship, and ye shall find. They cast therefore; and now they were not able to draw it, for the Multitude of Fishes. Therefore that Disciple whom Jesus loved, faith unto Peter, It is the Lord. Now when Simon Peter heard that it was the Lord, he girt his Fisher's Coat unto him (for he was naked) and did caft himself into the Sea. And the other Disciples came in a little Ship (for they were not far from the Land, but as it were two hundred Cubits) dragging the Net with Fishes. As soon then as they were come to Land, they saw a Fire of Coals there, and Fish laid thereon, and Bread. Fefus faith unto them, Bring of the Fish which ye have now caught. Simon Peter went up, and drew the Net to Land full of great Fishes, an hundred and fifty and three : And for all there were so many, yet was not the Net broken. Fesus faith unto them, Come and dine. And none of the Disciples durft ask him, Who art chou? knowing that it was the Lord. Jesus then cometh and taketh Bread, and giveth them, and Fish likewise. This is now the third time that Jesus shewed himself to his Disciples, after that he was RISEN from the Dead.
Christ's Discourse with Peter in this Apparition.
when they had dined, Fesus faith to Simon Pea
ter, Simon Son of fonas, lovest thou me more than these He faith unto him, Yea, Lord, thou knowest that I love thee. He faith unto him, Feed my Lambs. He saith to him again the second time, Simon Son of fonas, loveft thou me? He saith unto him, Yea, Lord, thou knowest that I love thee. He saith unto him, Feed my Sheep. He said unto him the third time, Simon Son of Fonas, lovest thou me? Peter was grieved, because be said unto him the third time, Lovest thou and he said unto him, Lord, thou KNOWEST all Things, thou knowest that I love thee. Fefus faith unto him, Feed my Sheep. Verily, verily I say unto thee, when thou watt
young, thou girdest thy self, and walkest wbither thou wouldeft: but when thou shalt be old, thou shalt stretch forth thy Hands, and another shall gird thee, and carry thee whither thou wouldest not. This fpake be, fignifying by what Death he should GLORIFY God. And when he had spoken this; he faith unto him, Follow me. Then Peter turning about, seeth the Disciple whom Jesus loved following, which also leaned on his Breast at Supper, and said, Lord, which is he that betrayeth thee? Peter seeing him, faith to Jesus, Lord, and what shall this Man do? Jesus faith unto him, If I will that he tarry till I come, what is that to thee? Follow thou me. Then went this Saying abroad among the Brethren, that that Disciple should not die : yet Fesus said not unto him, He shall not die : but if I will that he tarry till I come, what is that to thee. This is the Disciple which testifieth these Things, and wrote these Things, and we know that his - Teftimony is true.
**************************** CHRIST appears to bis Disciples in a Mountain
[M.) T Milee, into a Mountain where fesus had appoint
HEN the eleven Disciples went away into Geed them. And when they saw him, they WORSHIPPED HIM : but some DOUBTED. And Jesus came, and spake unto them, saying, ALL POWER is given unto me in Heaven and in Earth. Go ye therefore [Mr.) into all the World, [M.] and TEACH all Nations, [ Mr.) and preach the Gospel to every Creature, (.M.] 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. (Mr.] He that BELIEVETH, and is baptized, shall be saved, but he that believeth not shall be DAMNED. And thefe Signs shall follow them that believe ; In my Name shall they cast out Devils; they shall speak with new Tongues ; they shall take up Serpents; and if they drink any deadly Thing it shall not hurt them: they shall lay Hands on the Sick, and they shall recover ; [M.] and lo, 'I am with you alway, even unto the End of the WORLD.
The Ascension of CHRIST.
Psal. L'ye Gates, and be ya
AEts i. 2. Mark xvi. 19. Luke xxiv. 49. Fohn xxi. 25. o then the LORD
up your Heads, (-4.] was TAKEN
LIFT UP, ye everlasting Doors, and UP, after that he through the King of Glory shall come in. the Holy Ghost had given 10. Who is the King of GloComandments unto the A- RY? The LORD of Hosts, he is
the King of Glory. pottles whom he had chofen.
Ephef: i. 18. “That ye may know To whom also he Thewed what is the Hol'e of his Calling, himself alive after his Pas- and what the Riches of the Glory
ot' his Inheritance in the Saints, SION, by many INFALLIBLE
19. And what is the exceeding PROOFS, being seen of them Greatness of his power to us-ward forty Days, and speaking of who believe, according to the workthe Things pertaining to the ing of his mighty Power;
20. Which he wrought in Christ KINGDOM of God; and when he raised him from the being assembled together with DEAD, and fet him at his own them, commanded them that right Hand in the heavenly Places.
Chap. iv. 8. Wherefore he faith, they should not depart from when he ascended up on high,
Jerusalem, but wait for the he led Captivity captive, and gave PROMISE of the Father. (L.) Gifts unto Men.
9. (Now that he ASCENDED), And he said, Behold, I lend what is it but that he also descendthe PROMISE of my Fathered first into the lower parts of the
Earth ? upon you, [A.] which ye
10. He that descended, is the have heard of me : (L.) But fame also that ASCENDED up far tarry ye in the City of Je- above all Heavens, that he might rufalem, until ye be endued fill all Things ) See Pfal.lxviii. 18.
1 Tim. ii. 16. And without Conwith Power from on HIGH. troverly, great is the Mystery of For John truly baptized with Godliness : Gol was MANIFEST in Water, but ye shall be bap- the Flesu, jullified in the Spirit, tized with the Holy Ghost Gentiles, believed on in the World,
feen of Angels, preached unto the not many Days hence. When received up into Glory. they therefore were come to
Heb. i. 3. Who being the Bright
ness of his Glory, and the express gether
, they asked of him, Image of his perfon, and upholding saying, Lord, wilt thou at all Things by the Word of his Power, this Time restore again the when he had by himselt puRGED KINGDOM to Ifraei? And our Sins, fat, down on the right
Hand of the Majesty on high. he
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he faid unto them, It is not Chap. vii. 25. Wherefore he is for you to know the Times termost, that come unto God by
ABL E also to save them to the utor the Seasons, which the him, seeing he ever liveth to make Father hath put in his own INTERCESSION for them. Power. But ye shall receive
26. For such an High Priest be. Power after that the Holy undefiled, separate from Sinners
came us, who is holy, harmless, Ghost is come upon you ; and made higher than the Heavens. and ye shall be Witneffes un
Chap. xii. 2. Looking unto Je.
fus, the Author and Finisher of to me, both in Jerusalem our Faith; who for the Joy chat and in all Judea, and in was set before him, endured the Samaria, and unto the ut- Cross, despising the Shame, and
is set down at the right Hand of TER MOST Part of the Earth. the Throne of God. (L.) And he led them out Chap. ix. '11. But Chrift being as far as to Bethany, and he come an High PRIEST of good lift
Things to come, by a greater and up his Hands, and BLES
more perfect Tabernacle, not made SED them. And it came to with Hands, that is to say, not of pass, [ Mr.} after the Lord this Building. had spoken unto them, [L.] the Holy Places made with Hands,
24. For Christ is not entred into while he bleffed them, he which are the Figures of the true; was parted from them ; (.4.] but into Heaven itself, now to and while they beheld, he appear in the Presence of God for was taken up, and a Cloud Chap. iv. 14. Seeing then that received him out of their we have a great High Priest, that Sight: [L] And he was car- the Son of God, let us HOLD FAST
is passed into the Heavens, hafa ricd up, and (Mr.] was re
our Profellion. ceived up into Heaven. [4.] Chap. viii. 1. Now of the Things And while [L.] they WOR
whichi' we have spoken, this is the
Sum: We have fuch an High Prieit, SHIPPED him, [4.] and who is see on the right Hand of the looked fedfastly toward Hea- Throne of the Majeity in the Heaven, as he went up, behold, vens. two Men stood by them in to Heaven, and is on the right
į Pet. iii. 22. Christ is gone inwhite Apparel, which also Hand of God. Angels, and Authosaid, Ye Men of Galilee, rities and Powers, being made fubject
unto him. why stand ye gazing up into Heaven? This fame Jefus, which is taken up from you into Heaven, shall so COME in like manner as ye have seen him go into Heaven. Then returned they unto Jerusalem, (L.) with great Joy, [4.] from the Mount called Olivet, which is from
Ferujalem a Sabbach-day's Journey. And when they were come in, they went up into an upper Room, where abodė both Peter' and James, and John, and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomeu, and Matthew, James the Son of Alpheus, and Simon Zelotes, and Judas the
Brother of James. These all continued with one accord in Prayer and Supplication, with the Women, and Mary the Mother of Jejus, and with his Brethren ; (L.] and were continually in the TEMPLE praising and blessing God. [Mr.) And they afterward went forth, and preached every where, the Lord working with them, and confirming the Word with Signs following. 17.) And there are also many other Things which Jesus did, the which if they should be written every one, I suppose that even the World itself could not contain the Books that should be written, Amen.
Description of Christ's Second
F thou dost well, shalt xvii.22. n to the Disciples, And if thou doft not well, Sin lieth The Days will come, when at the Dour. ye shall desire to see one of Chap. xvii. 25. That be far the Days of the Son of Man, from thee to do after this manner,
to flay the Righteous with the and ye shall not see it. Wicked : and that the RightCULIS
23. And if they shall say to fhould be as the Wicked, that be far you, See here, or fee there : from thee: Shall not the JUDGE OF Go not after them, nor
ALL the Earth do RIGHT? fol
Job xix. 25. For I know that my low them.
Redeemer LIVETH, and that he 24. For as the Lightning fall stand at the latter DAY that lightneth out of the one
upon the Earth,
Job xxi. 30. The WICKED is Part under Heaven, fhineth reserved to the Day of Deftru&tion; unto the other Part under they shall be brought forth to the Heaven : so shall also the
Day of WRATH.
Psal. xv. 1. Lord, who shall a. Son of Man be in his Day. bide in thy Tabernacle ? who shall
25. But first must he sur- dwell in thy holy Hill? FER many Things, and be
2. He that walketh uprightly,
and worketh Righteousness, and rejected of this Generation.
speakech the Truth in his Heart. 26. And as it was in the 3. He that backbireth not with Days of Noe, fo shall it be his Tongue, nor doth Evil to his also in the Days of the Son proach against his Neighbour.
a Reof MAN.