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ceive that God is no respecter of persons; but in every nation he that feareth him, and worketh rightebufnefs, is accepted with him. The word which God fent unto the children of Israel, preaching peace by JeSus Christ, f he is Lord of all). That word (11 fay) you krow, which was published throughout all Judea, and began from Galilee, after the baprisin, which John preached : How Gąd anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the holy Ghost and, with power, who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil: for God was with him. And we are witnesses of all things which he did, both in the land of the Jews, and in Jerufalein, whom they flewns and hanged on a trcek Him God raised up the third day,and thewed him openly; not to all the people, but unto witnelli's chosen be
; fore of God, even to us, who did eat and drink with himaliar he arofe from the dead. And he coinmanda tis to preach unto the people, and to retife that it is le who was ordained of God to be the Judge of quick and dead. To him give all the prophets witness that through his name, whofoever believeth in him, shall receive remission of fins, les
5: The Gospet. S. Luke 245 13.A Ehold two of his difciples went that same day, to a
village called Emmans, which was from Jerusalem about threescore furlongs. And they talked together off all these things which had happened. And it came to pass, that while they communed together and reasoned, Jesus himself drew near, and vvent 'vvith them.. But their eyes v vebe holden that they should not knoyy him. And he faid unto them, What manner of communications are there that ye liave one to another; as yevvalk and are fad? And the one of them, vvhose name vvas Cleopas, ansvvering said unto him, Art thou only a stranger in Jerusalem, and hast not knovvn the things
which are come to pass there in these days? And he said unto them, What things? And they said unto him,Concerning Jesus of Nazareth, who was a prophet mighty in deed and word, before God and all the people : And how the chief priests and our rulers delivered himto be condemned to death, and have crucified him.. But we trusted that it had been he, who should have redeemed Ifrael: and beside all this, to day is the third day fince these things were done. Yea, and certain women also
of our company made us astonished, who were early ad the fepulcher; and when they found not his body,they came, saying, that they had also seen a vision of angels,
а. which said that he was alive. And certain of them who were with us, went to the fepulcher, and found it even so as the women had said; but him they saw not. Then he said unto them, O fools, and flow of heart to believe all that the prophets have spoken! ought not Christ to have fuffered these things, and to enter into his glory? And beginning at Moses, and
all the prophets, he expounded unto them in all the scriptures, the things con cerning himself. And they drew nigh unto the village, whither they went; And he made as though he would have gone further. But they constrained him, saying Abide with us, for it is towards evening, and the day is far spent : And he went in to tarry with them. And it came to pass as he fat at meat with them, he took bread, and blessed it, and brakė, and gaveto them. And their eyes were opened, and they knew him and he vanished out of their sight. ' And they said one to another, Did not our heart burn within us, while he talked with us by the way,and while he opened to us the scriptures? And they roseup the same hour, and returned to Jerusalem, and found the eleven gathered together, and them thay were with them, saying, The Lord is risen indeed, and hath appeared to Simon. And they told what things were done in the way, and how he was known of them
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Tuesday in Easter-week
1. The Calle Et. Lmighty God, who through thy only begotten Son Jesus Christ halt o
death, and opened unto us the gate of everlasting life;We humbly beseech thee, that as by thy special grace pre venting us,thou dost put into our minds good desires, so by thy continual help we may bring the same to good effect, through Jesus Christ our Lord, whọ liveth and
reigneth with thee, and the holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end. Amen.
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En and brethren, children of the stock of Abra
ham, and whosoever among you feareth God,to you is the word of this salvation fent. For they that dwellat Jerusalem, and their rulers, because they knew him not, nor yet the voices of the prophets
which are read every fabbath-day,they have fulfilled them in condemning hịm. And though they found no cause of death in him, yet desired they Pilate that he should be sain. And when they had fulhiled all that was written of him, pulcher. But God raised the tree and laid him in a sewas seen many days of them which came up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are his witnesses unto the people. And we declare unto you glad tidings, how that the promise which was made unto the Fathers, God hath fulalled the same unto us their children, inthad he hath raised up Jesus again, as it is also written in the fecond pfalm, Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten thee. And as concerning thrat he raised him up from the dead, now no more to return to corruption, he said
In this wise, I will give you the fure mercies of David. Wherefore he faith also in another psalm, Thou shald Pot fuffer thine holy One to see corruption. For David ifter he had served his own generation by the will o God; fell on sleep, and was laid unto his fathers, and!
faw corruption. But he whom God raised again, faw no corruption : Be it known unto you therefore, men and brethren, that through this man is preached unto you the forgiveness of fins:And by bin all that believe are justified from all things, from which ye could not be justified by the law of Moses. Beware therefore, left that come upon you, which is spoken of in the prophets; Behold, ye despisers, and wonder, and perish: for I work a work in your days, a work which you thalt in no wife believe, though a man declare it unto you...
The Gospel. $. Luke 24, 36. Esus himself stood in the midst of then and faith un
to them, Peace be unto you. But they were terrified and fpirit. And he said unto theny, that they had seen a and vvhy do thoughts arise in your hearts ? behold inv hands and my feet,that it is I my self: handle me, and see; for a spirit hath not flesh and bones, as ye see me have. And vvhen he had thus fpoken,he shevved them his hands and his feet. And while they yet believed not for joy, anid vvondred, he said unto them,Have ye here any meat ? And they gave him a piece of a broiled fifh, and of an honey.comb. And he took it, and did eat before them. "And he said unto them, These are the vvords yvhich I spake unto you, vvhile I vvas yet vvith. you, that all things must be fulfilled vvhich vvére vvritten in the lavv of Mofes and in the prophets, and in the psalms concerning me. Then opened he their understanding that they might understand the scriptures, and faid unto them
Thus it is written, and thus it behoved Chrift to suffer, and to rise from the dead the third day, and that repentance, and remision of fins fhould be preached in his name among all nations, bevinning at Jefululem. And ye are yvitnesses of these