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The Promise of the Comforter John 16:7-14 Jesus Predicts His Separation from the Disciples John 16:15-33 Jesus Intercessory Prayer for His Disciples and Us John 17:1-26 Jesus and the Disciples in Gethsemane Matt. 26:36-56, Mark 14:32-52, Luke 22:40-53, John 18:1-11 Jesus Taken to Annas John 18:12-14 Jesus Taken to Caiaphas, the High Priest Matt. 26:57-58, Mark 14:53-55, Luke 22:54-55, John 18:15-16, 19-24 The Night Trail Before the Sanhedrin Matt. 26:59-68, Mark 14:56-65, Luke 22:63-65 Peter Denies Christ Matt. 26:69-75, Mark 14:66-72, Luke 22:56-62, John 18:17-18, 25-27 The Trial Before the Sanhedrin During the Day Matt. 27:1, Mark 15:1, Luke 22:66-71 The Confession and Suicide of Judas Matt. 27:3-10 The First Trial Before Pilate Matt. 27:2,11-14,Mark 15:1-5, Luke 23:1-5, John 18:28-38 Jesus Sent to Herod Antipas Luke 23:6-12 Jesus Tried Again Before Pilate Matt. 27:15-31, Mark 15:6-20, Luke 23:13-25, John 18:39-19:16 The Crucifixion Matt. 27:32-56, Mark 15:21-41, Luke 23:26-49, John 19:17-37 The Burial of Jesus Matt 27:57-61, Mark 15:42-47, Luke 23:50-56, John 19:38-42 Securing the Tomb from the Disciples Matt. 27:62-66 The Resurrection Morning Matt. 28:1-15, Mark 16:1-11, Luke 24:1-12, John 20:1-18 The Walk to Emmaus Mark 16:12, Luke 24:13-32 Jesus' First Appearance to the Disciples in the Upper Room Mark 16:13, Luke 24:33-49, John 20:19-23 Jesus' Second Appearance to the Disciples in the Upper Room Mark 16:14, John 20:24-29 Jesus Appears By the Lake in Galilee John 21:1-23 Jesus Appears on a Mountain in Galilee Matt. 28:16-20, Mark 16:15-18 The Public Ascension of Jesus to Heaven Mark 16:19-20, Luke 24:50-53, Acts 1:1-14 The Epilogue to John's Gospel John 20:30-31, 21:24-25

The Promise of the Comforter DA 677 (John 16:7-14)

"Nevertheless I tell you the truth; it is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send Him unto you. And when He is come, He will reprove the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment: of sin, because they believe not on Me; of righteousness, because I go to My Father, and ye see Me no more; of judgment, because the prince of this world is judged. "I have yet many things to say unto you, but ye cannot bear them now. Howbeit when He, the Spirit of truth, is come, He will guide you into all truth: for He shall not speak of Himself; but whatsoever He shall hear, {that} shall He speak: and He will show you things to come. He shall glorify Me: for He shall receive of Mine, and shall show {it} unto you.
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Jesus Predicts His Separation from the Disciples DA 677 (John 16:15-33)

"All things that the Father hath are Mine: therefore said I, that He shall take of Mine, and shall show {it} unto you. A little while, and ye shall not see Me: and again, a little while, and ye shall see Me, because I go to the Father." Then said {some} of His disciples among themselves, "What is this that He saith unto us, `A little while, and ye shall not see Me': and again, `a little while, and ye shall see Me: and, because I go to the Father?'" They said therefore, "What is this that He saith, `A little while'? we cannot tell what he saith." Now Jesus knew that they were desirous to ask Him, and said unto them, "Do ye inquire among yourselves of that I said, `A little while, and ye shall not see Me: and again, a little while, and ye shall see Me'? Verily, verily, I say unto you, that ye shall weep and lament, but the world shall rejoice: and ye shall be sorrowful, but your sorrow shall be turned into joy. A woman when she is in travail hath sorrow, because her hour is come: but as soon as she is delivered of the child, she remembereth no more the anguish, for joy that a man is born into the world. And ye now therefore have sorrow: but I will see you again, and your heart shall rejoice, and your joy no man taketh from you. "And in that day ye shall ask Me nothing. Verily, verily, I say unto you, whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in My name, He will give {it} you. Hitherto have ye asked nothing in My name: ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full. "These things have I spoken unto you in proverbs: but the time cometh, when I shall no more speak unto you in proverbs, but I shall show you plainly of the Father. At that day ye shall ask in My name: and I say not unto you, that I will pray the Father for you: for the Father Himself loveth you, because ye have loved Me, and have believed that I came out from God. I came forth from the Father, and am come into the world: again, I leave the world, and go to the Father." His disciples said unto Him, "Lo, now speakest Thou plainly, and speakest no proverb. Now are we sure that Thou knowest all things, and needest not that any man should ask Thee: by this we believe that Thou camest forth from God." Jesus answered them, "Do ye now believe? Behold, the hour cometh, yea, is now come, that ye shall be scattered, every man to his own, and shall leave Me alone: and yet I am not alone, because the Father is with Me. These things I have spoken unto you, that in Me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world."
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Jesus Intercessory Prayer for His Disciples and Us DA 680 (John 17:1-26)

These words spake Jesus, and lifted up His eyes to heaven, and said, "Father, the hour is come; glorify Thy Son, that Thy Son also may glorify Thee: as Thou hast given Him power over all flesh, that He should give eternal life to as many as Thou hast given Him. And this is life eternal, that they might know Thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom Thou hast sent. "I have glorified Thee on the earth: I have finished the work which Thou gavest Me to do. And now, O Father, glorify Thou Me with Thine own Self with the glory which I had with Thee before the world was. I have manifested Thy name unto the men which Thou gavest Me out of the world: Thine they were, and Thou gavest them Me; and they have kept Thy word. Now they have known that all things whatsoever Thou hast given Me are of Thee. For I have given unto them the words which Thou gavest Me; and they have received {them}, and have known surely that I came out from Thee, and they have believed that Thou didst send Me. "I pray for them: I pray not for the world, but for them which Thou hast given Me; for they are Thine. And all Mine are Thine, and Thine are Mine; and I am glorified in them. And now I am no more in the world, but these are in the world, and I come to Thee. Holy Father, keep through Thine own name those whom Thou hast given Me, that they may be one, as We {are}. While I was with them in the world, I kept them in Thy name: those that thou gavest Me I have kept, and none of them is lost, but the son of perdition; that the scripture might be fulfilled. "And now come I to Thee; and these things I speak in the world, that they might have My joy fulfilled in themselves. I have given them Thy word; and the world hath hated them, because they are not of the world, even as I am not of the world. I pray not that Thou shouldest take them out of the world, but that Thou shouldest keep them from the evil. They are not of the world, even as I am not of the world. "Sanctify them through Thy truth: Thy word is truth. As Thou hast sent Me into the world, even so have I also sent them into the world. And for their sakes I sanctify Myself, that they also might be sanctified through the truth. "Neither pray I for these alone, but for them also which shall believe on Me through their word; that they all may be one; as Thou, Father, {art} in Me, and I in Thee, that they also may be one in Us: that the world may believe that Thou hast sent Me. And the glory which Thou gavest Me I have given them; that they may be one, even as We are One: I in them, and Thou in Me, that they may be made perfect in one; and that the world may know that Thou hast sent Me, and hast loved them, as Thou hast loved Me. "Father, I will that they also, whom Thou hast given Me, be with Me where I am; that they may behold My glory, which Thou hast given Me: for Thou lovedst Me before the foundation of the world. O righteous Father, the world hath not known Thee: but I have known Thee, and these have known that Thou hast sent Me. And I have declared unto them Thy name, and will declare {it}: that the love wherewith Thou hast loved Me may be in them, and I in them."
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Jesus and the Disciples in Gethsemane DA 685 (Matt. 26:36-56, Mark 14:32-52, Luke 22:40-53, John 18:1-11)

When Jesus had spoken these words, He went forth with His disciples over the brook Cedron, where was a garden. And they came to a place which was named Gethsemane: and He saith to His disciples, "Sit ye here, while I go and pray yonder", [and] He said unto them, "Pray that ye enter not into temptation". And He took with Him Peter and James and John, and began to be sorrowful and very heavy. Then saith He unto them, "My soul is exceeding sorrowful, even unto death: tarry ye here, and watch with Me." And He was withdrawn from them about a stone's cast, and fell on His face, and prayed, that if it were possible, the hour might pass from Him. And He said, "O My Father, if it be possible, take away this cup from Me: nevertheless not My will, but Thine, be done". And there appeared an angel unto Him from heaven, strengthening Him. And being in an agony He prayed more earnestly: and His sweat was as it were great drops of blood falling down to the ground. And He cometh unto the disciples, and findeth them asleep, and saith unto Peter, "Simon, sleepest thou? Could ye not watch with Me one hour? Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed {is} willing, but the flesh {is} weak." He went away again the second time, and prayed, saying, "O My Father, if this cup may not pass away from Me, except I drink it, Thy will be done." And He came and found them asleep again: for their eyes were heavy, neither wist they what to answer Him. And He left them, and went away again, and prayed the third time, saying the same words. Then cometh He to His disciples the third time, and saith unto them, "Sleep on now, and take {your} rest: it is enough, behold, the hour is at hand, and the Son of man is betrayed into the hands of sinners. Rise up, let us go; lo, he that betrayeth Me is at hand." And Judas also, which betrayed Him, knew the place: for Jesus ofttimes resorted thither with His disciples. Judas then, having received a band {of men} and officers from the chief priests and Pharisees, cometh thither. And immediately, while He yet spake, cometh Judas, one of the twelve, and with him a great multitude with swords and staves, [and] lanterns and torches, from the chief priests and the scribes and elders of the people. Now he that betrayed Him gave them a sign, saying, "Whomsoever I shall kiss, that same is He: take Him, hold Him fast, and lead {Him} away safely." Jesus therefore, knowing all things that should come upon Him, went forth, and said unto them, "Whom seek ye?" They answered Him, "Jesus of Nazareth." Jesus saith unto them, "I am {He}." And Judas also, which betrayed Him, stood with them. As soon then as He had said unto them, "I am {He}", they went backward, and fell to the ground. Then asked He them again, "Whom seek ye? And they said, "Jesus of Nazareth." Jesus answered, "I have told you that I am {He}: if therefore ye seek Me, let these go their way": that the saying might be fulfilled, which He spake, "Of them which Thou gavest Me have I lost none." [John 17:12] And he that was called Judas, one of the twelve, went before them, and drew near unto Jesus to kiss Him, and said, "Hail, Master"; and kissed Him. And Jesus said unto him, "Friend, wherefore art thou come? Judas, betrayest thou the Son of man with a kiss?" Then came they, and laid hands on Jesus, and took Him. When they which were about Him saw what would follow, they said unto Him, "Lord, shall we smite with the sword?" Then Simon Peter having a sword stretched out {his} hand, and drew his sword, and smote the high priest's servant, and cut off his right ear. The servant's name was Malchus. Then said Jesus unto Peter, "Put up thy sword into the sheath: for all they that take the sword shall perish with the sword, the cup which My Father hath given Me, shall I not drink it? Thinkest thou that I cannot now pray to My Father, and He shall presently give Me more than twelve legions of angels? But how then shall the scriptures be fulfilled, [Isa. 53:7-10] that thus it must be?" And Jesus answered and said, "Suffer ye thus far." And He touched his ear, and healed him. Then Jesus said unto the chief priests, and captains of the temple, and the elders, [and] to the multitudes, which were come to Him, "Are ye come out as against a thief with swords and staves for to take Me? When I was daily with you in the temple, ye stretched forth no hands against Me: but this is your hour, and the power of darkness." But all this was done, that the scriptures of the prophets might be fulfilled. [Isa.53:7-10] Then all the disciples forsook Him, and fled. And there followed Him a certain young man, having a linen cloth cast about {his} naked {body}; and the young men laid hold on him: and he left the linen cloth, and fled from them naked.
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Jesus Taken to Annas DA 698 (John 18:12-14)

Then the band and the captain and officers of the Jews took Jesus, and bound Him, and led Him away to Annas first; for he was father in law to Caiaphas, which was the high priest that same year. Now Caiaphas was he, which gave counsel to the Jews, that it was expedient that one man should die for the people.
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Jesus Taken to Caiaphas, the High Priest DA 698, 703 (Matt. 26:57-58, Mark 14:53-55, Luke 22:54-55, John 18:15-16, 19-24)

And they that had laid hold on Jesus led {Him} away to Caiaphas the high priest: and with him were assembled all the chief priests and the elders and the scribes. And Simon Peter followed Jesus afar off unto the high priest's palace, and {so did} another disciple: that disciple was known unto the high priest, and went in with Jesus into the palace of the high priest. But Peter stood at the door without. Then went out that other disciple, which was known unto the high priest, and spake unto her that kept the door, and brought in Peter. And when they had kindled a fire in the midst of the hall, and were set down together with the servants, Peter sat down among them, and warmed himself at the fire to see the end. The high priest then asked Jesus of His disciples, and of His doctrine. Jesus answered him, "I spake openly to the world; I ever taught in the synagogue, and in the temple, whither the Jews always resort; and in secret have I said nothing. Why askest thou Me? ask them which heard Me, what I have said unto them: behold, they know what I said." And when He had thus spoken, one of the officers which stood by struck Jesus with the palm of his hand, saying, "Answerest thou the high priest so?" Jesus answered him, "If I have spoken evil, bear witness of the evil: but if well, why smitest thou Me?" Now Annas had sent Him bound unto Caiaphas the high priest.
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The Night Trail Before the Sanhedrin DA 703 (Matt. 26:59-68, Mark 14:56-65, Luke 22:63-65)

Now the chief priests, and elders, and all the council, sought false witness against Jesus, to put Him to death; and found none. For many bare false witness against Him, but their witness agreed not together. At the last came two false witnesses, and bare false witness against Him, saying, "We heard Him say, `I will destroy this temple of God that is made with hands, and within three days I will build another made without hands.'" [John 2:19] But neither so did their witness agree together. And the high priest stood up in the midst, and asked Jesus, saying, "Answerest thou nothing? what {is it which} these witness against thee?" But He held His peace, and answered nothing. Again the high priest asked Him, and said unto Him, "I adjure Thee by the living God, that Thou tell us whether Thou be the Christ, the Son of God." And Jesus said, "I am: nevertheless I say unto you, hereafter shall ye see the Son of man sitting on the right hand of Power, and coming in the clouds of heaven." Then the high priest rent his clothes, saying, "He hath spoken blasphemy; what further need have we of witnesses? behold, now ye have heard His blasphemy. What think ye?" They answered and said, "He is guilty of death." And the men that held Jesus mocked Him, and smote {Him}. Then did they spit in His face, and buffeted Him; and others smote {Him} with the palms of their hands. And when they had blindfolded Him, they struck Him on the face, and asked Him, saying, "Prophesy unto us, Thou Christ, who is he that smote Thee?" And many other things blasphemously spake they against Him.
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Peter Denies Christ DA 710 (Matt. 26:69-75, Mark 14:66-72, Luke 22:56-62, John 18:17-18; 25-27)

Now Peter sat without in the palace, [and] there cometh one of the maids of the high priest that kept the door: and when she saw Peter, she earnestly looked upon him, and said, "Thou also wast with Jesus of Nazareth. Art not thou also {one} of this Man's disciples?" But he denied before {them} all, saying, "Woman, I know Him not, neither understand I what thou sayest." And he went out into the porch; and the cock crew. And the servants and officers stood there, who had made a fire of coals; for it was cold: and they warmed themselves: and Peter stood with them, and warmed himself. And when he was gone out into the porch, another {maid} saw him, and said unto them that were there, "This {fellow} was also with Jesus of Nazareth." They said therefore unto him, "Art not thou also {one} of His disciples?" And again he denied with an oath, "Man, I am not. I do not know the Man." And about the space of one hour after, one of the servants of the high priest, being {his} kinsman whose ear Peter cut off, confidently affirmed, and said to Peter, "Surely thou art {one} of them: for thou art a Galilaean, [and] thy speech betrayeth thee. Did not I see thee in the garden with Him?" Then began he to curse and to swear, and Peter said, "Man, I know not what thou sayest. I know not this Man of whom ye speak." And immediately the second time the cock crew. And the Lord turned, and looked upon Peter. And Peter remembered the word of the Lord, how He had said unto him, "Before the cock crow twice, thou shalt deny Me thrice." And when he thought thereon, Peter went out, and wept bitterly.
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The Trial Before the Sanhedrin During the Day DA 714 (Matt. 27:1, Mark 15:1, Luke 22:66-71)

And as soon as it was day, the elders of the people and the chief priests and the scribes came together, [and] took counsel against Jesus to put him to death: and led Him into the whole council, saying, "Art thou the Christ? tell us." And He said unto them, "If I tell you, ye will not believe: and if I also ask {you}, ye will not answer Me, nor let {Me} go. Hereafter shall the Son of man sit on the right hand of the Power of God." Then said they all, "Art thou then the Son of God?" And He said unto them, "Ye say that I am." And they said, "What need we any further witness? for we ourselves have heard of His own mouth."
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The Confession and Suicide of Judas DA 714 (Matt. 27:3-10)

Then Judas, which had betrayed Him, when he saw that He was condemned, repented himself, and brought again the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders, saying, "I have sinned in that I have betrayed the innocent blood." And they said, "What {is that} to us? see thou {to that}." And he cast down the pieces of silver in the temple, and departed, and went and hanged himself. And the chief priests took the silver pieces, and said, "It is not lawful for to put them into the treasury, because it is the price of blood. And they took counsel, and bought with them the potter's field, to bury strangers in. Wherefore that field was called, "The field of blood", unto this day. Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremy the prophet, saying, "And they took the thirty pieces of silver, the price of Him that was valued, whom they of the children of Israel did value; and gave them for the potter's field, as the Lord appointed me." [Zech. 11:13]
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The First Trial Before Pilate DA 723 (Matt. 27:2, 11-14; Mark 15:1-5; Luke 23:1-5; John 18:28-38)

And straightway in the morning the chief priests held a consultation with the elders and scribes and the whole council. And when they had bound Him, the whole multitude of them arose, [and] they led Jesus from Caiaphas unto the hall of judgment: and delivered Him to Pontius Pilate the governor. And it was early; and they themselves went not into the judgment hall, lest they should be defiled; but that they might eat the passover. And they began to accuse Him, saying, "We found this {Fellow} perverting the nation, and forbidding to give tribute to Caesar, saying that He Himself is Christ a King." Pilate then went out unto them, and said, "What accusation bring ye against this Man?" They answered and said unto him, "If He were not a malefactor, we would not have delivered Him up unto thee." Then said Pilate unto them, "Take ye Him, and judge Him according to your law." The Jews therefore said unto him, "It is not lawful for us to put any man to death": that the saying of Jesus might be fulfilled, which He spake, signifying what death He should die [John 12:32,33]. And they began to accuse Him, saying, "We found this {Fellow} perverting the nation, and forbidding to give tribute to Caesar, saying that He himself is Christ a King." Then Pilate entered into the judgment hall again, and called Jesus, and said unto Him, "Art Thou the King of the Jews?" And Jesus said unto him, "Thou sayest {it}." [And] Jesus answered him, "Sayest thou this thing of thyself, or did others tell it thee of Me?" Pilate answered, "Am I a Jew? Thine own nation and the chief priests have delivered Thee unto me: what hast Thou done?" Jesus answered, "My kingdom is not of this world: if My kingdom were of this world, then would My servants fight, that I should not be delivered to the Jews: but now is My kingdom not from hence." Pilate therefore said unto Him, "Art thou a King then?" Jesus answered, "Thou sayest that I am a King. To this end was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. Every one that is of the truth heareth My voice." Pilate saith unto Him, "What is truth?" And when he had said this, he went out again unto the Jews, and saith unto them, "I find in Him no fault {at all}." And they were the more fierce, saying, "He stirreth up the people, teaching throughout all Jewry, beginning from Galilee to this place." And the chief priests accused Him of many things: but He answered nothing. And Pilate asked Him again, saying, "Answerest Thou nothing? Hearest Thou not how many things they witness against Thee? But Jesus yet answered nothing; insomuch that the governor marvelled greatly.
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Jesus Sent to Herod Antipas DA 728 (Luke 23:6-12)

When Pilate heard of Galilee, he asked whether the Man were a Galilaean. And as soon as he knew that He belonged unto Herod's jurisdiction, he sent Him to Herod, who himself also was at Jerusalem at that time. And when Herod saw Jesus, he was exceeding glad: for he was desirous to see Him of a long {season}, because he had heard many things of Him; and he hoped to have seen some miracle done by Him. Then he questioned with Him in many words; but He answered him nothing. And the chief priests and scribes stood and vehemently accused Him. And Herod with his men of war set Him at nought, and mocked {Him}, and arrayed Him in a gorgeous robe, and sent Him again to Pilate. And the same day Pilate and Herod were made friends together: for before they were at enmity between themselves.
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Jesus Tried Again Before Pilate DA 731 (Matt. 27:15-31, Mark 15:6-20, Luke 23:13-25, John 18:39-19:16)

When [Pilate] was set down on the judgment seat, his wife sent unto him, saying, "Have thou nothing to do with that just Man: for I have suffered many things this day in a dream because of Him." And Pilate, when he had called together the chief priests and the rulers and the people, said unto them, "Ye have brought this Man unto me, as One that perverteth the people: and, behold, I, having examined {Him} before you, have found no fault in this Man touching those things whereof ye accuse Him: no, nor yet Herod: for I sent you to him; and, lo, nothing worthy of death is done unto Him. I will therefore chastise Him, and release {Him}." And the multitude crying aloud began to desire {him to do} as he had ever done unto them. But Pilate answered them, saying, "But ye have a custom, that I should release unto you one at the passover: will ye therefore that I release unto you the King of the Jews?" And they had then a notable prisoner, called Barabbas. {which lay} bound with them that had made insurrection with him, who had committed murder in the insurrection. Therefore when they were gathered together, Pilate said unto them, "Whom will ye that I release unto you? Barabbas, or Jesus which is called Christ?" For he knew that for envy they had delivered Him. But the chief priests and elders persuaded the multitude that they should ask Barabbas, and destroy Jesus. The governor answered and said unto them, "Whether of the twain will ye that I release unto you?" And they cried out all at once, saying, "Away with this {Man}, and release unto us Barabbas:" Pilate therefore, willing to release Jesus, spake again to them, "What shall I do then with Jesus which is called Christ, whom ye call the King of the Jews?" {They} all say unto him, "Let Him be crucified." And the governor said, "Why, what evil hath He done?" But they cried out the more, saying, "Crucify {Him}, crucify Him." And he said unto them the third time, "Why, what evil hath He done? I have found no cause of death in Him: I will therefore chastise Him, and let {Him} go." And they cried out the more exceedingly, "Crucify Him." And they were instant with loud voices, requiring that He might be crucified. And the voices of them and of the chief priests prevailed. Then Pilate therefore took Jesus, and scourged {Him}. Then the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the common hall, called Praetorium; and gathered unto Him the whole band {of soldiers}. And they stripped Him, and they clothed Him with purple, and put on Him a scarlet robe. And when they had platted a crown of thorns, they put {it} upon His head, and a reed in His right hand: and they bowed the knee before Him, and mocked Him, saying, "Hail, King of the Jews!" And they spit upon Him, and took the reed, and smote Him on the head with their hands [and] with a reed, and bowing {their} knees worshipped Him. And Pilate, willing to content the people, gave sentence that it should be as they required. Then released he Barabbas unto them: [who] for sedition and murder was cast into prison, whom they had desired. Pilate therefore went forth again, and saith unto them, "Behold, I bring Him forth to you, that ye may know that I find no fault in Him." Then came Jesus forth, wearing the crown of thorns, and the purple robe. And {Pilate} saith unto them, "Behold the Man!" When the chief priests therefore and officers saw Him, they cried out, saying, "Crucify {Him}, crucify {Him}" Pilate saith unto them, "Take ye Him, and crucify {Him}: for I find no fault in Him." The Jews answered him, "We have a law, and by our law He ought to die, because He made Himself the Son of God." When Pilate therefore heard that saying, he was the more afraid; and went again into the judgment hall, and saith unto Jesus, "Whence art thou?" But Jesus gave him no answer. Then saith Pilate unto Him, "Speakest Thou not unto me? knowest Thou not that I have power to crucify Thee, and have power to release Thee?" Jesus answered, "Thou couldest have no power {at all} against Me, except it were given thee from Above: therefore he that delivered Me unto thee hath the greater sin." And from thenceforth Pilate sought to release Him: but the Jews cried out, saying, "If thou let this Man go, thou art not Caesar's friend: whosoever maketh Himself a King speaketh against Caesar." When Pilate therefore heard that saying, he brought Jesus forth, and sat down in the judgment seat in a place that is called the Pavement, but in the Hebrew, Gabbatha. And it was the preparation of the passover, and about the sixth hour: and he saith unto the Jews, "Behold your King!" But they cried out, "Away with {Him}, away with {Him}, crucify Him." Pilate saith unto them, "Shall I crucify your King?" The chief priests answered, "We have no king but Caesar." When Pilate saw that he could prevail nothing, but {that} rather a tumult was made, he took water, and washed {his} hands before the multitude, saying, "I am innocent of the blood of this just Person: see ye {to it}." Then answered all the people, and said, "His blood {be} on us, and on our children." And after that they had mocked Him, they took off the purple from Him, and put His own clothes on Him, and when [Pilate] had scourged Jesus, then delivered he Him therefore unto them to be crucified. And they took Jesus, and led {Him} away.
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The Crucifixion DA 741 (Matt. 27:32-56, Mark 15:21-41, Luke 23:26-49, John 19:17-37)

And as they led Him away, they laid hold upon one Simon, a Cyrenian, coming out of the country, the father of Alexander and Rufus, him they compelled to bear His cross. that he might bear {it} after Jesus. And there followed Him a great company of people, and of women, which also bewailed and lamented Him. But Jesus turning unto them said, "Daughters of Jerusalem, weep not for Me, but weep for yourselves, and for your children. For, behold, the days are coming, in the which they shall say, `Blessed {are} the barren, and the wombs that never bare, and the paps which never gave suck.' Then shall they begin to say to the mountains, `Fall on us'; and to the hills, `Cover us'. For if they do these things in a green tree, what shall be done in the dry?" And they bring Him unto the place Golgotha, which is, being interpreted, "The place of a skull", [also] called Calvary, there they crucified Him, and with Him they crucify two thieves; the one on His right hand, and the other on His left, to be put to death. And the scripture was fulfilled, which saith, "And He was numbered with the transgressors." [Isaiah 53:12] And it was the third hour, and they crucified Him. Then said Jesus, "Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do". And Pilate wrote a title, and put {it} over Him. And the writing was, "JESUS OF NAZARETH THE KING OF THE JEWS". This title then read many of the Jews: for the place where Jesus was crucified was nigh to the city: and it was written in Hebrew, {and} Greek, {and} Latin. And sitting down they watched Him there. Then said the chief priests of the Jews to Pilate, "Write not, `The King of the Jews'; but that `He said, I am King of the Jews'." Pilate answered, "What I have written I have written." Then the soldiers, when they had crucified Jesus, took His garments, and made four parts, to every soldier a part; and also {His} coat: now the coat was without seam, woven from the top throughout. They said therefore among themselves, "Let us not rend it, but cast lots for it, whose it shall be": that the scripture might be fulfilled, which saith, "They parted My raiment among them, and for My vesture they did cast lots." [Psalm 22:18] These things therefore the soldiers did. And the soldiers also mocked Him, coming to Him, and offering Him vinegar to drink mingled with myrrh: and when He had tasted {thereof}, He would not drink. And they that passed by reviled Him, wagging their heads, saying, "Ah, Thou that destroyest the Temple, and buildest {it} in three days, save Thyself. If Thou be the Son of God, come down from the cross." And the people stood beholding. Likewise also the chief priests mocking {Him}, with the scribes and elders, said, "He saved others; Himself He cannot save. If He be the King of Israel, let Him now come down from the cross and we will believe Him. He trusted in God; let Him deliver Him now, if He will have Him: for He said, `I am the Son of God.'" And they that were crucified with Him reviled Him. And one of the malefactors which were hanged railed on Him, saying, "If Thou be Christ, save Thyself and us." But the other answering rebuked him, saying, "Dost not thou fear God, seeing thou art in the same condemnation? And we indeed justly; for we receive the due reward of our deeds: but this Man hath done nothing amiss." And he said unto Jesus, "Lord, remember me when Thou comest into Thy kingdom." And Jesus said unto him, "Verily I say unto thee, to day shalt thou be with Me in paradise." Now there stood by the cross of Jesus His mother, and His mother's sister, Mary the {wife} of Cleophas, and Mary Magdalene. When Jesus therefore saw His mother, and the disciple standing by, whom He loved, He saith unto His mother, "Woman, behold thy son!" Then saith He to the disciple, "Behold thy mother!" And from that hour that disciple took her unto his own {home}. And when the sixth hour was come, the sun was darkened, [and] there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour. And at the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, "Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani?" which is, being interpreted, "My God, my God, why hast Thou forsaken Me?" And some of them that stood by, when they heard {it}, said, "Behold, He calleth Elias." After this, Jesus knowing that all things were now accomplished, that the scripture might be fulfilled, saith, "I thirst." [Psalm 69:21] Now there was set a vessel full of vinegar: and straightway one of them ran, and took a sponge, and filled {it} with vinegar, and put {it} on a reed, and gave Him to drink. The rest said, "Let be, let us see whether Elias will come to save Him." When Jesus therefore had received the vinegar, He cried with a loud voice, "It is finished: Father, into Thy hands I commend My spirit": and having said thus, He bowed His head, and gave up the ghost. And the veil of the temple was rent in twain from the top to the bottom, and the earth did quake, and the rocks rent; and the graves were opened; and many bodies of the saints which slept arose, and came out of the graves after His resurrection, and went into the holy city, and appeared unto many. Now when the centurion, and they that were with him, watching Jesus, saw the earthquake, and those things that were done, they feared greatly. And when the centurion, which stood over against Him, saw that He so cried out, and gave up the ghost, he glorified God, saying, "Truly this Man was the Son of God." And many women were there beholding afar off, which followed Jesus from Galilee, ministering unto Him: among which was Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James the less and of Joses, and Salome; and the mother of Zebedee's children, and many other women which came up with Him unto Jerusalem. And all the people that came together to that sight, beholding the things which were done, smote their breasts, and returned. The Jews therefore, because it was the preparation, that the bodies should not remain upon the cross on the sabbath day, (for that sabbath day was an high day,) besought Pilate that their legs might be broken, and {that} they might be taken away. Then came the soldiers, and brake the legs of the first, and of the other which was crucified with Him. But when they came to Jesus, and saw that He was dead already, they brake not His legs: But one of the soldiers with a spear pierced His side, and forthwith came there out blood and water. And he that saw {it} bare record, and his record is true: and he knoweth that he saith true, that ye might believe. For these things were done, that the scripture should be fulfilled, "A bone of Him shall not be broken." [Ex. 12:46, Num. 9:12] And again another scripture saith, "They shall look on Him whom they pierced." [Zech. 12:10]
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The Burial of Jesus DA 769 (Matt. 27:57-61, Mark 15:42-47, Luke 23:50-56, John 19:38-42)

And now when the even was come, because it was the preparation, that is, the day before the sabbath, there came a rich man, Joseph of Arimathaea, a city of the Jews: an honourable counsellor, being a disciple of Jesus, (the same had not consented to the counsel and deed of them;) who also himself waited for the kingdom of God, but secretly for fear of the Jews, and went in boldly unto Pilate, [and] besought Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus. And Pilate marvelled if He were already dead: and calling {unto him} the centurion, he asked him whether He had been any while dead. And when he knew {it} of the centurion, he gave the body to Joseph. And there came also Nicodemus, which at the first came to Jesus by night, and brought a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about an hundred pound {weight}. And when Joseph had bought fine linen, then took they the body of Jesus, and wound it in linen clothes with the spices, as the manner of the Jews is to bury. Now in the place where He was crucified there was a garden; and in the garden his own new tomb, which he had hewn out in the rock: a new sepulchre, wherein was never man yet laid. There laid they Jesus therefore and he rolled a great stone to the door of the sepulchre, and departed. And that day was the preparation, and the sabbath drew on. And Mary Magdalene and Mary {the mother} of Joses, and the women also, which came with Him from Galilee, followed after, and beheld the sepulchre, and how His body was laid. And they returned, and prepared spices and ointments; and rested the sabbath day according to the commandment.
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Securing the Tomb from the Disciples DA 777 (Matt. 27:62-66)

Now the next day, that followed the day of the preparation, the chief priests and Pharisees came together unto Pilate, saying, "Sir, we remember that that deceiver said, while He was yet alive, `After three days I will rise again' [Matt. 16:21, etc.]. Command therefore that the sepulchre be made sure until the third day, lest His disciples come by night, and steal Him away, and say unto the people, `He is risen from the dead': so the last error shall be worse than the first." Pilate said unto them, "Ye have a watch: go your way, make {it} as sure as ye can." So they went, and made the sepulchre sure, sealing the stone, and setting a watch.
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The Resurrection Morning DA 779 (Matt. 28:1-15, Mark 16:1-11, Luke 24:1-12, John 20:1-18)

And, behold, there was a great earthquake: for the angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door, and sat upon it. His countenance was like lightning, and his raiment white as snow: and for fear of him the keepers did shake, and became as dead {men}. Now upon the first {day} of the week cometh Mary Magdalene early, when it was yet dark, unto the sepulchre, and seeth the stone taken away from the sepulchre. Then she runneth, and cometh to Simon Peter, and to the other disciple, whom Jesus loved, and saith unto them, "They have taken away the Lord out of the sepulchre, and we know not where they have laid Him." As it began to dawn toward the first {day} of the week, [the women] came unto the sepulchre, bringing the spices which they had prepared, and certain {others} with them. And they said among themselves, "Who shall roll us away the stone from the door of the sepulchre?" And when they looked, they saw that the stone was rolled away: for it was very great. And it came to pass, as they were much perplexed thereabout, behold, they saw a young man sitting on the right side, clothed in a long white garment; and they were affrighted. And the angel answered and said unto the women, "Fear not ye: for I know that ye seek Jesus of Nazareth, which was crucified. He is not here: for He is risen, as He said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay. And go quickly, and tell His disciples and Peter that He is risen from the dead; and, behold, He goeth before you into Galilee; there shall ye see Him, as He said unto you." And [they,] entering into the sepulchre, and found not the body of the Lord Jesus. [And] two men stood by them in shining garments: and as they were afraid, and bowed down {their} faces to the earth, they said unto them, "Why seek 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, saying, `The Son of Man must be delivered into the hands of sinful men, and be crucified, and the third day rise again.'" [Matt. 17:22, 23; Mark 9:30, 31] And they remembered His words, and they went out quickly, and fled from the sepulchre; for they trembled and were amazed: and they departed quickly with fear and great joy; neither said they any thing to any {man}; and did run to bring His disciples word. It was Joanna, and Mary {the mother} of James, and Salome, and other {women that were} with them, which told these things unto the apostles. And their words seemed to them as idle tales, and they believed them not. Peter therefore went forth, and that other disciple [with Mary Magdalene,] and came to the sepulchre. So they ran both together: and the other disciple did outrun Peter, and came first to the sepulchre. And he stooping down, {and looking in}, saw the linen clothes lying; yet went he not in. Then cometh Simon Peter following him, and went into the sepulchre, and seeth 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, wondering in himself at that which was come to pass. Then went in also that other disciple, 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 disciples went away again unto their own home. But Mary stood without at the sepulchre weeping: and as she wept, she stooped down, {and looked} into the sepulchre, And seeth two angels in white sitting, the one at the head, and the other at the feet, where the body of Jesus had lain. And they say unto her, "Woman, why weepest thou?" She saith unto them, "Because they have taken away my Lord, and I know not where they have laid Him." Now when {Jesus} was risen early the first {day} of the week, He appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom He had cast seven devils. And when she had thus said, she turned herself back, and saw Jesus standing, and knew not that It was Jesus. Jesus saith unto her, "Woman, why weepest thou? Whom seekest thou?" She, supposing Him to be the gardener, saith unto Him, "Sir, if Thou have borne Him hence, tell me where Thou hast laid Him, and I will take Him away." Jesus saith unto her, "Mary." She turned herself, and saith unto Him, "Rabboni"; which is to say, "Master". Jesus saith unto her, "Touch Me not; for I am not yet ascended to My Father: but go to My brethren, and say unto them, `I ascend unto My Father, and your Father; and {to} My God, and your God.'" Mary Magdalene came and told the disciples, as they mourned and wept, that she had seen the Lord, and {that} He had spoken these things unto her. And they, when they had heard that He was alive, and had been seen of her, believed not. And as [the women] went to tell His disciples, behold, Jesus met them, saying, "All hail". And they came and held Him by the feet, and worshipped Him. Then said Jesus unto them, "Be not afraid: go tell My brethren that they go into Galilee, and there shall they see Me." Now when they were going, behold, some of the watch came into the city, and showed unto the chief priests all the things that were done. And when they were assembled with the elders, and had taken counsel, they gave large money unto the soldiers, saying, "Say ye, `His disciples came by night, and stole Him {away} while we slept.' And if this come to the governor's ears, we will persuade him, and secure you." So they took the money, and did as they were taught: and this saying is commonly reported among the Jews until this day.
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The Walk to Emmaus DA 795 (Mark 16:12, Luke 24:13-32)

And, behold, two of them went that same day to a village called Emmaus, which was from Jerusalem {about} threescore furlongs. And they talked together of all these things which had happened. And it came to pass, that, while they communed {together} and reasoned, Jesus Himself drew near, and went with them. But their eyes were holden that they should not know Him. And He said unto them, "What manner of communications {are} these that ye have one to another, as ye walk, and are sad?" And the one of them, whose name was Cleopas, answering said unto Him, "Art thou only a stranger in Jerusalem, and hast not known 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, which was a Prophet mighty in deed and word before God and all the people: and how the chief priests and our rulers delivered Him to be condemned to death, and have crucified Him. But we trusted that it had been He which should have redeemed Israel: and beside all this, to day is the third day since these things were done. Yea, and certain women also of our company made us astonished, which were early at the sepulchre; and when they found not His body, they came, saying, that they had also seen a vision of angels, which said that He was alive. And certain of them which were with us went to the sepulchre, and found {it} even so as the women had said: but Him they saw not." Then He said unto them, "O fools, and slow of heart to believe all that the prophets have spoken: ought not Christ to have suffered 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 concerning 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 toward evening, and the day is far spent." And He went in to tarry with them. And it came to pass, as He sat at meat with them, He took bread, and blessed {it}, and brake, and gave to 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?"
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Jesus' First Appearance to the Disciples in the Upper Room DA 801 (Mark 16:13, Luke 24:33-49, John 20:19-23)

And they rose up the same hour, and returned to Jerusalem. Then the same day at evening, being the first {day} of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were assembled for fear of the Jews, found the eleven gathered together, and them that 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 in breaking of bread: neither believed they them. And as they thus spake, Jesus Himself stood in the midst of them, and saith unto them, "Peace {be} unto you." But they were terrified and affrighted, and supposed that they had seen a spirit. And He said unto them, "Why are ye troubled? and why do thoughts arise in your hearts? Behold My hands and My feet, that it is I Myself: handle Me, and see; for a spirit hath not flesh and bones, as ye see Me have." And when He had thus spoken, He showed them {His} hands and {His} feet and His side. And while they yet believed not for joy, and wondered, He said unto them, "Have ye here any meat?" And they gave Him a piece of a broiled fish, and of an honeycomb. And He took {it}, and did eat before them. Then were the disciples glad, when they saw the Lord. Then said Jesus to them again, "Peace {be} unto you: as {My} Father hath sent Me, even so send I you." And when He had said this, He breathed on {them}, and saith unto them, "Receive ye the Holy Ghost: whose soever sins ye remit, they are remitted unto them; {and} whose soever {sins} ye retain, they are retained." And He said unto them, "These {are} the words which I spake unto you, while I was yet with you, that all things must be fulfilled, which were written in the law of Moses, and {in} the prophets, and {in} the psalms, concerning Me." Then opened He their understanding, that they might understand the scriptures, and said unto them, "Thus it is written, and thus it behoved Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead the third day: and that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in His name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem. And ye are witnesses of these things. And, behold, I send the promise of My Father upon you: but tarry ye in the city of Jerusalem, until ye be endued with power from on high."
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Jesus' Second Appearance to the Disciples in the Upper Room DA 806 (Mark 16:14, John 20:24-29)

But Thomas, one of the twelve, called Didymus, was not with them when Jesus came. The other disciples therefore said unto him, "We have seen the Lord." But he said unto them, "Except I shall see in His hands the print of the nails, and put my finger into the print of the nails, and thrust my hand into His side, I will not believe." And after eight days again His disciples were within, and Thomas with them: [and] as they sat at meat, {then} came Jesus, the doors being shut, and stood in the midst, and said, "Peace {be} unto you." Then saith He to Thomas, "Reach hither thy finger, and behold My hands; and reach hither thy hand, and thrust {it} into My side: and be not faithless, but believing." And Thomas answered and said unto Him, "My Lord and my God." Jesus saith unto him, "Thomas, because thou hast seen Me, thou hast believed: blessed {are} they that have not seen, and {yet} have believed."
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Jesus Appears By the Lake in Galilee DA 809 (John 21:1-23)

After these things Jesus showed Himself again to the disciples at the sea of Tiberias; and on this wise showed He {Himself}. There were together Simon Peter, and Thomas called Didymus, and Nathanael of Cana in Galilee, and the {sons} of Zebedee, and two other of His disciples. Simon Peter saith unto them, "I go a fishing." They say unto him, "We also go with thee." They went forth, and entered into a ship immediately; and that night they caught nothing. But when the morning was now come, Jesus stood on the shore: but the disciples knew not that it was Jesus. Then Jesus saith unto them, "Children, have ye any meat?" They answered Him, "No." And He said unto them, "Cast 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 saith 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 cast himself into the sea. And the other disciples came in a little ship; (for they were not far from 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. Jesus saith 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. Jesus saith unto them, "Come {and} dine." And none of the disciples durst ask Him, "Who art thou?" 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 showed Himself to His disciples, after that He was risen from the dead. So when they had dined, Jesus saith to Simon Peter, "Simon, {son} of Jonas, lovest thou Me more than these?" He saith unto Him, "Yea, Lord; Thou knowest that I love Thee." He saith unto him, "Feed My lambs." He saith to him again the second time, "Simon, {son} of Jonas, lovest thou Me?" He saith unto Him, "Yea, Lord; Thou knowest that I love Thee." He saith unto him, "Feed my sheep." He saith unto him the third time, "Simon, {son} of Jonas, lovest thou Me?" Peter was grieved because He said unto him the third time, "Lovest thou Me?" And he said unto Him, "Lord, Thou knowest all things; Thou knowest that I love Thee." Jesus saith unto him, "Feed My sheep. Verily, verily, I say unto thee, when thou wast young, thou girdedst thyself, and walkedst whither thou wouldest: 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 spake he, signifying by what death he should glorify God. And when He had spoken this, He saith 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?" [John 13:24,25]. Peter seeing him saith to Jesus, "Lord, and what {shall} this man {do}?" Jesus saith 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 Jesus said not unto him, "He shall not die"; but, "If I will that he tarry till I come, what {is that} to thee?"
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Jesus Appears on a Mountain in Galilee DA 818 (Matt. 28:16-20, Mark 16:15-18)

Then the eleven disciples went away into Galilee, into a mountain where Jesus had appointed 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, and teach all nations, 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: and, lo, I am with you alway, {even} unto the end of the world. He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned. And these 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." Amen.
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The Public Ascension of Jesus to Heaven DA 829 (Mark 16:19-20, Luke 24:50-53, Acts 1:1-14)

The former treatise have I made, O Theophilus, of all that Jesus began both to do and teach, until the day in which He was taken up, after that He through the Holy Ghost had given commandments unto the apostles whom He had chosen: to whom also He showed Himself alive after His passion by many infallible proofs, being seen of them forty days, and speaking of the things pertaining to the kingdom of God: and He led them out as far as to Bethany, and He lifted up His hands, and blessed them. And, being assembled together with {them}, commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem, "But wait for the promise of the Father, which," {saith He}, "ye have heard of Me. For John truly baptized with water; but ye shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost not many days hence." When they therefore were come together, they asked of Him, saying, "Lord, wilt Thou at this time restore again the kingdom to Israel?" And He said unto them, "It is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father hath put in his own power. But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto Me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth." So then after the Lord had spoken unto them, while they beheld, He was taken up; and a cloud received Him out of their sight, and [He] sat on the right hand of God. And while they looked stedfastly toward heaven as He went up, behold, two men stood by them in white apparel; which also said, "Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven? this same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen Him go into heaven." And they worshipped Him, and returned to Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is from Jerusalem a sabbath day's journey, with great joy: and when they were come in, they went up into an upper room, where abode both Peter, and James, and John, and Andrew, Philip, and Thomas, Bartholomew, and Matthew, James {the son} of Alphaeus, 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 Jesus, and with His brethren. And were continually in the temple, praising and blessing God. And they went forth, and preached every where, the Lord working with {them}, and confirming the word with signs following. Amen.
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The Epilogue to John's Gospel DA --- (John 20:30-31, 21:24-25)

And many other signs truly did Jesus in the presence of His disciples, which are not written in this book: but these are written, that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through His name. This is the disciple which testifieth of these things, and wrote these things: and we know that His testimony is true. 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.
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