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44 And Pilate marvelled if rolled away: for it was very he were already dead : and call- great. ing unto him the centurion, he 5 And entering into the sepasked him whether he had been ulchre, they saw a young man any while dead.
sitting on the right side, clothed 45 And when he knew it of in a long white garment, and the centurion, he gave the body they were affrighted. to Joseph.
6 And he saith unto them, 46 And he bought fine linen, Be not affrighted. Ye seek Jesus and took him down, and wrap- of Nazareth, which was cruciped him in the linen, and laid fied: he is risen; he is not him in a sepulchre which was here; behold the place where hewn out of a rock, and rolled they laid him. a stone unto the door of the 7 But go your way, tell his sepulchre.
disciples and Peter, that he 47 And Mary Magdalene, goeth before you into Galilee; and Mary, the mother of Joses, there shall ye see him, as he beheld where he was laid.
8 And they went out quickly, CHAPTER XVI. and fled from the sepulchre: for
: past, Mary Magdalene, and neither said they any thing to Mary, the mother of James, and any man, for they were afraid. Salome, had bought sweet 9 Now when Jesus was risen, spices, that they might come early, the first day of the week, and anoint him.
he appeared first to Mary Mag2 And very early in the dalene, (out of whom he had morning, the first day of the cast seven devils ;) week, they came unto the
10 And she went and told ulchre, at the rising of the sun. them that had been with him, as 3 And they said
among they mourned and wept. themselves, Who shall roll us 11 And they, when they had away the stone from the door of heard that he was alive, and the sepulchre ?
had been seen of her, believed 4. And when they looked, not. they saw that the stone 12 After that, he appeared in
46. The door; the entrance. See rection, on account of the overwhelmon Matt. 27: 60.
ing grief which he had endured for
denying his master. CHAPTER XVI.
9. First to Mary Magdalene. Com1-8. Compare Matt. 28: 1,5—8. pare John 20:11—17. || Seden devils.
7. Tell his disciples and Peter. It | See Luke 8: 2. was suitable that Peter should be par- 12, 13. He appeared in another form ticularly informed of the Lord's resur- l unto two of them. Compare Luke 24:
another form unto two of them, baptized shall be saved; but he as they walked and went into that believeth shall be the country.
damned. 13 And they went and told 17 And these signs shall folit unto the residue : neither be- low them that believe : In my lieved they them.
name shall they cast out devils; 14 Afterward, he appeared they shall speak with unto the eleven, as they sat at tongues; meat, and upbraided them with 18 They shall take up sertheir unbelief and hardness of pents; and if they drink any heart, because they believed not deadly thing, it shall not hurt them which had seen him after them; they shall lay hands on he was risen.
the sick, and they shall 15 And he said unto them, cover. Go ye into all the world, and 19 So then, after the Lord preach the gospel to every had spoken unto them, he was creature :
received up into heaven, and 16 He that believeth and is sat on the right hand of God.
13–35. It is not easy to determine community. Perhaps, too,our Saviour what is meant by another form. Ref. had special reference to the unbelief erence may be made to some change which some of the disciples had shown in his dress, or in his countenance, or respecting his having risen from the 'p both. It is clear, from Luke 24:16, dead, and which they had frequently that these two persons did not, at first, shown before. He might have wished know him.
to enforce on them, with special care, 14. Compare Luke 24: 36–49. the duty and the consequences of John 20: 19–21. Hardness of heart; firmly believing, of placing, implicit unreasonable persisting to discredit reliance on him; he would greatly the testimony which had been given honor the spirit of hearty, unwavering them.
confidence in him. This promise had 15, 16. Go ye, &c. The commis- respect to the times during which it sion thus given to the apostles, is sub- pleased the Lord to work miracles in stantially the same as that stated in attestation of the gospel. In our times, Matt. 28: 19. It is altogether proba- it would be presumption to expect such ble, that on more occasions than one, manifestations of divine power. and in various forms of expression, 19. After the Lord had spoken unto Jesus specially enjoined on his apostles them. In Acts 1: 3, we are informed their official duty.
that the Lord spent forty days on earth, 17, 18.
These signs; miracles. before his ascension, instructing the || Them that believe. It is by no means apostles in the things pertaining to the necessary to understand this language new dispensation. It was also just as relating to every individual believer. as he had pronounced a blessing on If among the company of the follow- them, that " he was parted from them ers of Jesus there were those who and carried upinto heaven.” See Luke were empowered to work miracles, the 24: 51. Compare, also, Acts 1: 9. promise was fulfilled. The Saviour's || Sat on the right hand of God. This followers would be distinguished, by expression denotes admission to the that circumstance, from every other favor of God, and participation in his
20 And they went forth_and ing the word with signs folpreached every where; the Lord lowing. Amen. working with them, and confirm
honors and government. Compare Ps. 20. They went forth, &c. The book 110: 1. Matt. 20:21. See, also, Rev. of the Acts of the Apostles furnishes 3: 21 ; likewise, Eph. 1: 20–23. the illustration of this verse.
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