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about, feeth the difciple whom Jefus Sea of Tiberias.
loved, following; which alfo leaned Joh. xxi.
on his breaft at fupper, and said, Lord,
which is he that betrayeth thee? Peter 21.
feeing him, faith to Jefus, Lord, and
what fhall this man do? Jefus faith unto 22.
him, If I will that he tarry till I come,
what is that to thee? Follow thou me.
Then went this faying abroad among 23.
the brethren, that that difciple fhould
not die.: yet Jefus faid not unto him,
He fhall not die, but, If I will that he
tarry till I come, what is that to thee?
This is the difciple which teftifieth of 24.
these things, and wrote these things:
and we know that his teftimony is true.

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Jefus is feen the eighth time to the
eleven Apoftles, upon a Mountain :
inftructs them in divers particu-
lars concerning their Ministry.


Hen the eleven difciples went into 16.Mat.xxviii. a mountain where Jefus had ap pointed them. And when they faw 17. him, they worshipped him: but fome doubted. And Jefus came and spake to 18. them, faying, All power is given unto me in heaven, and in earth. Go ye 19. therefore and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghoft. Teach- 20. ing them to obferve all things what fo


ever I have commanded you and lo I At the Sea of Etat. 33. am with you always even to the end of Tiberias. Minift. 4. the world.



Jefus is seen the ninth time by five
hundred Difciples; the tenth by
James; the eleventh by all the
Apoftles; a twelfth and last time
by the fame, whom he again com-
miffions to publish the Gospel, and
inftructs in feveral things relating
to it, and afterwards in their fight
afcends up into Heaven. The Con-


Fter that [Fefus] was feen of a-6. 1 Cor. xv. bove five hundred brethren at once of whom the greater part remain unto this prefent, but fome are fallen afleep. After that he was seen of 7. James, then of all the Apostles. *To 3. whom alfo he shewed himself alive after his paffion, by many infallible proofs, being feen of them forty days, and fpeaking of the things pertaining to the kingdom of God: And being affembled together with them, commanded them that they should not depart from Jerufalém, but wait for the promife of the Father, which, faith he, Te bave heard of me. For Fehn truly baptized with s water,


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water, but ye shall be baptized with the At the fea of Art. 33. Holy Ghoft, not many days hence. When Tiberias. they therefore were come together, they asked of him, faying, Lord, wilt thou at this time reftore again the kingdom to Ifrael? And he faid unto them, 7. It is not for you to know the times or the feafons, which the Father hath put in his own power. But ye shall receive power 8. after that the Holy Ghoft is come upon you and ye shall be witnesses unto me, both in Ferufalem, and in all Judea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost parts of the earth.


* And he led them out as far as to Bethany. Bethany and he lift up his hands, and 50. Luk. xxvi. • Mar. xvi. bleffed them. And it came to pafs, 51. while he bleffed them, he was parted from them, and carried up into heaven. * And when he had fpoken these things 9. while they beheld, he was taken up, and a cloud received him out of their

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* And while they looked ftedfastly 10. toward heaven, as he went up, behold two men stood by them in white apparel; which alfo faid, Te men of Galilee, 1 why ftand ye gazing up into heaven? This fame Fefus which is taken up from you into heaven, fhall fo come, in like manner as ye have feen him go into hea*And they worshipped him, and returned to Jerufalem with great joy: 25. Luk. xxiv. * from the mount called Olivet, which 12.


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Mount Olivet is from Jerufalem, a (†) fabbath days Anno journey. And were continually in the Etat. 33. temple, praifing and bleffing God. *And they went forth, and preached every where, the Lord working with them, and confirming the word with Joh. xx. 30. figns following. And many other figns truly did Jefus in the prefence of his difciples, which are not written in this book. But thefe are written, that ye might believe that Jefus is the Chrift the fon of God, and that believing ye Joh. xxi. 25. might have life through his name. And there are alfo many other things which Jefus did, the which if they fhould be written every one, I fuppofe that even the world it felf could not contain the books that should be written. Amen.

Joh. xx. 31.

year of Chrift's

Mar. xvi. 20.

The End of the Fourth

(+) Sabbath days journey, That is two Miles, for it was not lawful for the Jews to go more on the Sabbath day.


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