and Salome, had bought fweet Spices, that they might come and anoint him. [M] In the End of the Sabbath, as it began to dawn towards the first Day of the Week, came Mary Magdalene, and the other Mary, to fee the Sepulchre [Mr.] And very early in the Morning, the FIRST Day of the WEEK, they come unto the Sepulchre at the Rifing of the Sun, [L.] bringing the Spices which they had prepared, and certain others with them. [M.] And behold, there was a for great EARTHQUAKE; the ANGEL of the Lord defcended from Heaven, and came and rolled back the Stone from the Door, and fat upon it. His COUNTENANCE was like LIGHT NING,

and his Raiment white as Snow. And for FEAR of him, the Keepers did shake, and became as dead Men.

CHRIST'S Refurrection
is first manifefted to the
Women, by the Teftimony
of Angels.

[Mr.] A1
mong themselves,
Who fhall roll us away the
Stone from the Door of the
Sepulchre? for it was very
great. And when they look-

ND they faid a

25. For I know that my REDEEMER LIVETH, and that he

thall STAND at the LATTER DAY upon the Earth.

26. And though after my Skin, Worms deftroy this Body, yet in MY FLESH fhall I SEE Cod.

27. Whom I fhall fee for my self, and mine EYES fhall behold, and not another; though my Reins be

confumed within me.

Pfal. xvi. 8. I have fet the Lord always before me: becaufe he is at my right hand, I shall not be mov


9. Therefore my HEART is glad, and my GLORY rejoiceth: my FLESH alfo fhall REST in Hore. SouL in Hell; neither wilt thou fuffer thine HOLY ONE to fee Corruption.

10. For thou wilt not leave my

11. Thou wilt fhew me the Path of LIFE: In thy Prefence is FULNESS of Joy, at thy right Hand there are Plcafures for evermore.

P. xlix. 15. But God will REDEEM MY SOUL from the Power of the GRAVE; for he shall receive me.

Ifai. xxvi. 19. Thy dead Men fhall LIVE, together with thy dead Body fhall they ARISE: Awake and fing, ye that DWELL in DUST; for thy Dew is as the Dew of Herbs, and the Earth fhall caft out the DEAD.

Chap. Ix. 3. And the Gentiles fhall come to thy LIGHT, and KINGS to the Brightnefs of thy RISING.

Hof. xiii. 14. I will ranfom them from the Power of the Grave: I

will redeem them from Death: O Death, 1 will be thy Plagues; O

Grave, I will be thy Destruction.

Mal. iv. 2. But unto you that fear my Name, fhall the Sun of RIGHTEOUSNESS arife, with Healing in his Wings.

John x. 17. Therefore doth my Father love me, because I lay down my Life, that I might TAKE it


18. No Man taketh it from me, but I lay it down of my felf: I have Power to lay it down, and I have POWER to TAKE it AGAIN. ed,




ed, they faw that the Stone was rolled away. [L.] And they found the Stone rolled from the Sepulchre and they entred in, and found not the Body of the Lord Jesus. [7] And Mary Magdalene feeth the Stone taken away from the Sepulchre. [L.] And it came to pafs, as they were much plexed thereabout, behold, two Men ftood by them in SHINING GARMENTS. And as they were afraid, and bowed down their Faces to the Earth, they faid unto them, Why feek ye the LIVING among the DEAD? He is not here, but is RISEN: Remember how he spake unto you when he was yet in Galilee, faying, The Son of Man must be delivered into the Hands of finful Men, and be crucified, and the third Day rife again. And they remembred his Words, and returned from the Sepulchre, and told all thefe Things unto the Eleven, and to all the reft. It was Mary Magdalene, and Joanna, and Mary the Mother of James, and other Women that were with them, which told thefe Things to the Apostles. And their Words feemed to them as idle Tales, and they believed them nor.

This Commandment have I receiv ed of my Father.

A&s íi. 24. Whom God hath RAISED up, having LOOSED the

PAINS of Death: because it was

not poffible that he should be HOL

DEN of it.

31. He (David) seeing this before, fpake of the RESURREC TION of Chrift, that his SOUL was not left in Hell, neither his FLESH did fee CORRUPTION.

32. This Jefus hath God RAISed up, whereof we all are Witnes


Chap. iv. 10. Be it known unto you all, and to all the People of Ifrael, that by the Name of Jefus Chrift of Nazareth, whom ye crucified, whom God RAISED from the Dead, even by him doth this Man ftand here before you whole.

Chap. iii. 26. Unto you firit,

God having raifed up his Son Jesus, fent him to bless you; in turning away every one of you from his Iniquities.

Chap. v. 30. The God of our Fathers railed up fus, whom ye fiew, and hanged on a Tree. with his right Hand, to be a Prince and a Saviour, to give Repentance to Ifrael, and Forgiveness of Sins.

31. Him hath God EXALTED

Chap. x. 40. Him God RAISED up the third Day, and thewed him


41. Not to all the People, but unto Witneẞles chosen betore of God, even to us, who did eat and drink with him after he rose from the DEAD.

Chap. xvii. 31. And hath appointed a Day in the which he will judge

the World in Righteoufnefs, by that Man whom he hath ordained; whereof he hath given Affurance unto all Men, in that he hath raif

ed him from the Dead.

Rom. i. 3. Concerning his Son Jefus Chrift our Lord, which was

made of the Seed of David according to the Flesh,

4. And declared to be the Son of God with Power, according to the Spirit of Holiness, by the RefurrecPeter tion from the Dead."

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Chap. iv. 23. Now it was not written for his fake alone, that it

Peter and John run to the was imputed to him;


[7]AND Mary Magda

lene cometh to Simon Peter, and to the other Difciple whom Jefus loved, and faith unto them, They have taken away the Lord out of the Sepulchre, and we know not where they have laid him. Peter therefore went forth, and that other Disciple, and came to the Sepulchre. So they ran both together, and the other Difciple did out-run Peter, and came first to the Sepulchre. And he ftooping down, and looking in, faw the linen Clothes lying, yet went he not in. Then cometh Simon Peter following him, and went into the Sepulchre, and feeth the linen Clothes lie, and the Napkin that was about his Head, not lying with the linen Clothes, but wrapped together in a Place by itself. Then went in alfo that other Difciple, which came first to the Sepulchre, and he saw, and BELIEVED. For as yet they knew not the Scripture, that he must RISE again from the Dead. Then the Difciples went away again unto their own Home.

24. But for us alfo, to whom it fhall be imputed, if we BELIEVE on him that RAISED up Jefus our Lord from the Dead,

25. Who was delivered for our Offences, and was RAISED again for our Juftification.

Chap. vi. 4. Therefore we are buried with him by Baptifm into Death: that like as Chrift was RAISof the Father, even fo we allo ED up from the Dead by the Glory should walk in newness of Life.

5. For if we have been planted Death: we fhall be alfo in the Like. together in the Likeness of his nefs of his RESURRECTION.

9. Knowing that Chrift being RAISED from the Dead, dieth no more; Death hath no more Dominion over him.

Chap. viii. 11. But if the Spirit the Dead dwell in you; he that of him that raised up Jefus from RAISED Up Chrift from the Dead, fhall alfo quicken your mortal Bodies, by his Spirit that dwelleth in


1 Cor. xv. 3. For I delivered unto you first of all, that which I alfo received, how that Chrift died for our SINS, according to the Scriptures;

4. And that he was buried, and

that he ROSE again the third Day
according to the Scriptures:
5. And that he was feen of Ce-
phas, then of the Twelve.

6. After that, he was feen of above FIVE HUNDRED Brethren at

once: of whom the greater Part remain unto this prefent, but fome are fallen asleep.

James; then of all the APOSTLES.

7. After that, he was feen of

8. And last of all he was seen of

me alfo, as of one born out of duc


9. For I am the least of the A

pofties, that am not meet to be called an Apoltle, because I perfecure ed the Church of God.

11. Therefore whether it were I

CHRIST'S or they, fo we preach, and fo ye


12. Now

CHRIST's first Apparition after he was Dead to Mary Magdalen.

[7]BUT Mary food with

12. Now if Chrift be preached that he ROSE from the Dead, how

fay fome among you, That there is Refurrection of the Dead?

13. But if there be no RESURRECTION of the Dead, then is Chrift not rifen.

14. And if Chrift be not RISEN,

then is our preaching VAIN, and

your FAITH is also VAIN.

15. Yea, and we are found falfe Witneffes of God; because we have

teftified of God, that he railed up Chrift: whom he raifed not up, if fo be that the Dead RISE not. 16. For if the Dead rife not, then


Chrift not raifed:

17. And if Chrift be not RAISED, your FAITH is VAIN, ye are yet in your SINS.

fallen afleep in Chrift, are perished. 18. Then they also which are

20. But now is Chrift RISEN from the Dead, and become the Firft-fruits of them that ilept.

21. For fince by Man came Death, by Man came alfo the Refurrection of the DEAD

fo in Chrift fhall all be made alive. 22. For as in Adam all die, even

51. Behold, I fhew you a MYSTERY; we fhall not all fleep, but we shall all be changed,

52. In a Moment, in the twink

out at the Sepulchre, WEEPING and as fhe wept, the ftooped down, and looked into the Sepulchre, and feeth Two ANGELS in white, fitting, the one at the Head, and the other at the Feet, where the Body of Jefus had lain: And they fay unto her, Woman, why weepest thou? She faith unto them, Becaufe they have taken away my Lord, and I know not where they have laid him. And when he had thus faid, The turned herself back, and faw Jefus ftanding, and knew not that it was Fefus. Fefus faid unto her, Woman, why weepeft thou? whom feekeft thou? She fuppofing him to be the Gardener, faith unto him, Sir, If thou have born him hence, tell me where thou haft laid him, and I will take him away: have put on Incorruption, and this 54. So when this corruptible fhail Jefus faith unto her, Mary. mortal fhall have put on Immorts She turned herself, and faith lity, then fhall be brought to pa unto him, Rabboni, which is fwallowed up in VICTORY. the Saying that is written, DEATH is to fay, Mafter. Jefus faith unto her, Toucн me not: for I am not yet AsCENDED to my FATHER: But go to my BRETHREN, and fay unto them, I AsCEND unto my Father, and your Father; and to my God, and your God. Mr.


ling of an Eye, at the last Trump (for the Trumpet fhall found) and ruptible, and we shall be changed.

the DEAD fhall be RAISED incor

53. For this corruptible muit put on INCORRUPTION, and this mor tal mult put on IMMORTALITY.

55. O. DEATH, where is thy STING O Grave, where is thy Victory?

56. The STING of Death is S1x; and the Strength of Sin is the Law.

57. But Thanks be to God which

giveth us the VICTORY, through Our Lord Jefus Chrift.

2. Cor iv. 14. Knowing, that he which RAISED up the Lord Fels, thall RAISE us up alfo by Je, and shall present us with you.


Now when Jesus was rifen, early the firft Day of the Week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom he had caft SEVEN DEVILS. And fhe [F] Mary Magdalene came and told [Mr.] the [F] Difciples, [Mr.] that had been with him, as they mourned and wept, [7] that he had feen the LORD, and that he had fpoken thefe Things unto her. [Mr.] And they, when they had heard that he was ALIVE, and had been feen of her, BELIEVED NOT.

Chrift conftraineth us, because we Chap. v. 14. For the Love of thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead:

15. And that he died for all, that forth live unto themselves, but unthey which LIVE, fhould not henceto him which died for them, and ROSE again.

after I heard of your Faith in the
Ephef. i. 15. Wherefore I also,
Lord Jefu, and Love unto all the

16. Cease not to give Thanks for you, making mention of you in my Prayers;

17. That the God of our Lord Jefus Chrift, the Father of Glory,may give Revelation in theKnowledge of him: unto you the Spirit of WISDOM, and

18. The Eyes of your Understanding being enlightned; that ye may know what is the Hope of his CALLING, and what the RICH************(* Es of the GLORY of his Inheritance

The Speech of the Angel to the Women returning to the Sepulchre.

[Mr.] AN

ND the Women entring into the Sepulchre, they faw a young Man fitting on the right Side, cloathed in a long white Garment, and they were affrighted. [M] And the ANGEL anfwered and faid [Mr.] unto them, Be not affrighted [M] FEAR not ye: for I know that ye SEEK Jefus [Mr.] of Nazareth, which was crucified. [M] He is not here: for he is RISEN, as he faid: Come, fee the Place where the Lord lay. [Mr.] Behold the Place where they laid him. But go your way, [M] and go


in the SAINTS,

19. And what is the exceeding

Greatnels of his Power to us-ward

ing of his MIGHTY POWER.
who believe, according to the work-

20. Which he wrought in Chrift, when he RAISED him from the Dead, and fet him at his own right Hand in the heavenly Places,

21. Far ABOVE all PRINCIPAand DOMINION, and every NAME LITY, and POWER, and Might, that is named, not only in this World, but also in that which is to come.

der his Feet, and gave him to be 22. And hath put all Things unthe Head over all Things to the Church,

23. Which is his BODY, the Ful

nels of him that filleth all in all.

Chap. ii. 4. But God, who is rich in Mercy, for his great Love

wherewith he loved us,

5. Even when we were dead in SINS. hath QUICKNED us together with Chrift (by Grace ye are laved)

gether, and made us fit together in heavenly Places in Chrift Fesus.

6. And hath RAISED us up to

Phil. iii. 10. That I may KNOW him, and the POWER of his RefurZ z

rection, and the Fellowship of his


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