Gospel Parallels Of The Easter Accounts, Compare And Contrast, KJV

Matt. 28                      / Mark.16                       / Luke. 24                       / John. 20

1 In the end of the        1  And when the            1 Now upon the             1 The first day

sabbath, as it                sabbath was past,         first day of the                of the week

began to dawn              Mary Magdalene,          week, very early             cometh Mary

toward the first              and Mary the                 in the morning,               Magdalene early,

day of the week,            mother of James,          they came unto              when it was yet

came Mary                    and Salome, had           the sepulchre,                dark, unto the

Magdalene and the       bought sweet                 bringing the spices        sepulchre, and seeth

other Mary to see          spices, that                    which they had              the stone taken

to see the sepulchre.     they might come            prepared, and               away from the

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx      and anoint him.              certain others                sepulchre.

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx      xxxxxxxxxxxxxx              with them.                     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

2 And, behold, there     2 And very early in        2  And they found the   2 Then she runneth,

was a great earth-         the morning the first       stone rolled away           and cometh to Simon

quake:   for the              day of the week,             from the sepulchre.        Peter, and to the

angel of the Lord            they came unto the       xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx    other disciple, whom

descended from             sepulchre at the            xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx    Jesus loved, and saith

heaven, and came         rising of the sun.            xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx    unto them, They have

and rolled back the        xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx        xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     taken away the Lord

stone from the door,      xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx        xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     out of the sepulchre,

and sat upon it.              xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx        xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     and we know not

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx      xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx         xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     where they have

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx      xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx         xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     laid him.

3 His countenance        3 And they said              3 And they entered in,     3 Peter therefore went

was lightning, and         among themselves,        and found not the body    forth, and that other

his raiment white           Who shall roll us             of the Lord Jesus.            disciple, and came

as snow:                        away the stone from       xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     to the sepulchre.

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx      the door of the                xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx      sepulchre?                      xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

4   And for fear of          4 And when they             4 And it came to pass,     4 So they ran both

him the keepers did       looked they saw that      as they were much           together: and the

shake, and became       the stone was rolled       much perplexed there-     other disciple did

as dead men.                away:  for it was very      about, behold, two men    outrun Peter, and

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx      great.                              stood by them in               came first to the

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx      xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx        in shining garments:         sepulchre.

5 And the angel             5 And entering into         5 And as they were           5 And he stooping

answered and said        the sepulchre, they         afraid, and bowed             down, and looking

unto the women,            saw a young man           down their faces to            in, saw the linen

fear not ye:  for I            sitting on the right           the earth, they said            clothes lying; yet

know that ye seek          side, clothed in a            unto them, Why seek         went he not in.

Jesus, which was           long white garment;        ye the living among           xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

crucified.                        and they were                 the dead?                          xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx      affrighted.                       xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx          xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

6 He is not here:            6 And he saith unto        6 He is not here, but is        6.Then cometh Simon

for he is risen, as           them, Be not                  risen:  remember how         Peter following him,

he said.  Come,             affrighted:  Ye seek        how he spake unto you       and went into the

see the place where      Jesus of Nazareth,         when he was yet in              sepulchre, seeth the

the Lord lay.                  which was crucified:        Galilee,                                linen clothes lie,

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx      he is risen; he is not       xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx        xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx      here:  behold the            xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx        xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx      place where they laid     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx        xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx      him.                                xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx        xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

7 And go quickly, and   7 But go your way,         7 Saying, The Son of          7 And the napkin, that

tell his disciples that     tell his disciples and       man must be delivered        was about his head,

he is risen from the      Peter that he goeth        into the hands of sinful         not lying with the

dead; and, behold,       before you into               men, and be crucified,         linen clothes, but

he goeth before you     Galilee: there shall ye    and the third day rise           wrapped together in a

into Galilee; there         See him, as he said       again.                                   place by itself.

shall ye see him:           unto you.                        xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx         xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

lo, I have told you.        xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx      xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx         xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

8  And they departed    8 And they went out       8  And they remembered    8 Then went in also that

quickly from the            quickly, and fled from      his words,                          other disciple, which

sepulchre with fear       the sepulchre; for            xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx         came first to the

and great joy; and        they  trembled and          xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx         sepulchre, and he saw,

did run to bring             were amazed:                 xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx         and believed.

his disciples word.        neither said they             xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx         xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx       anything to any man;      xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx         xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx       for they were afraid.        xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx         xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

9 And as they went       9 Now when Jesus         9  And returned from         9 For as yet they knew

to tell his disciples,        was risen early the          the sepulchre, and            not the scripture, that he

behold, Jesus met         first day of the                 told all these things           must rise again

them, saying, All            week, he appeared         unto the  eleven,               from the dead.

hail. And they                 first to Mary                    and to all the rest.             xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

came and held him        Magdalene, out of           xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx          xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

by the feet, and              whom he had cast          xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx          xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

worshipped him.             seven devils.                  xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx          xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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10 Then said Jesus       10 And she went            10  It was Mary                 10 Then the disciples

unto them, Be not          and told them that          Magdalene and Joanna,   went away again unto

afraid:   go tell my          had been with him,         and Mary the mother of    their own home.

brethren that they          as they mourned            James, and other              xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

go into Galilee,               and wept.                       women that were with       xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx         xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx         them, which told these      xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx         xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx         things unto the apostles.   xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

11 Now when they         11 And they, when         11 And their words            11  But Mary stood

were going, behold        they had heard               seemed to them as            without at the sepulchre

some of the watch         that he was alive,            idle tales, and they             weeping: and as she

came into the city,         and had been seen         believed them not.              wept, she stooped

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx        xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx        xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx        down, and looked into

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx        xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx        xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx        the sepulchre,

12 And when they         12 After that he               12 Then arose Peter,        12  And seeth two angels

were assembled            appeared in another       and ran unto the                 in white sitting, the one

the elders, and had       form unto two of              sepulchre; and stooping     at the head, and the

taken counsel, they       them, as they walked,     down, he beheld the           other at the feet, where

they gave large             and went into the             linen clothes laid by            the body of Jesus had lain.

money unto the             country.                           themselves, and                 xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

soldiers,                        xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     departed, wondering in      xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx       xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     himself at that which           xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx       xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     was come to pass.              xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

13 Saying, Say ye,       13 And they went            13 And, behold, two of       13 And they say unto her,

His disciples came        and told it unto the          them went that same          Woman, why weepest thou?

by night, and stole        residue: neither               day to a village called         She saith unto them,

him away while we       believed they them.         Emmaus, which was           Because they have taken

slept.                            xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     Jerusalem about three-      away my Lord, and I know

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx       xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     score furlongs.                    not where they have him.

14 And if this come      14 Afterward he               14  And they talked            14 And when she had

to the governor’s          appeared unto the            together of all these           thus said, she turned

ears, we will                  eleven as they sat            things which had                herself back, and saw

persuade him, and        at meat, and                    happened.                         Jesus standing, and knew

secure you.                   upbraided them with        xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx      not that it was Jesus.

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx      unbelief and hardness     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx      xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx      heart, because they         xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx      xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx      believed not them            xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx      xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx      which had seen him         xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx      xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx      after he was risen.           xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx      xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

15  So they took the      xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     15  And it came to pass,    15 Jesus saith unto her,

money, and did as        xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx      that, while they                   Woman, why weepest thou?

they were taught:          xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx      communed together and    whom seekest thou? She,

and this saying is          xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx      reasoned, Jesus himself     supposing him to be the

commonly reported       xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx      drew near, and went          gardener, saith unto him, Sir, if

the Jews until this          xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx      with them.                          thou have borne him hence,

day.                               xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx      xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx    tell me where thou hast

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx      xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx      xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx    hast laid him, and I will

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx      xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx      xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx    will take him away.

16 Then the eleven       xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     16 But their eyes were       16 Jesus saith unto her,

disciples went away       xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     holden that they should      Mary, She turned herself,

into Galilee, into a          xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     not know him.                     and saith unto him,

mountain where             xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx    Rabboni; which is to say,

had appointed them.      xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx    Master.

17  And when they         xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     17 And he said unto           17 Jesus saith unto her,

saw him, they                 xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     them, What manner of        Touch me not; for I am

worshipped him: but      xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx      communications are            am not yet ascended to

some doubted.               xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     these that ye have one        my Father: but go to

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     to another, as ye walk,         my brethren, and say unto

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     and are sad?                        them, I ascend unto my

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx      Father, and your Father;

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx      and to my God, and your God.

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     18  And the one of them,     18 Mary Magdalene came

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     whose name was Cleopas,   and told the disciples  that

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     answering said unto him,      that she had seen the Lord,

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     Art thou only a stranger        and that he had spoken

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     in Jerusalem, and hast          these things unto her.

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     not known the things which   xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     are come to pass there         xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     in these days?                       xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     19 And he said unto them,    19 Then the same day at

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     What things? And they said   evening, being the first  day

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     unto him, Concerning             day of the week, when the

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     Jesus of Nazareth, which       doors were shut where the

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     was a prophet mighty in         disciples were assembled for

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     deed and word before God    fear of the Jews, came

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     and all the people:                 Jesus and stood in the midst,

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx    and saith unto them,

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     Peace be unto you.

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     20   And how the chief           20  And when he had so

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     priests and our rulers             said, he shewed unto them

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     delivered him to be                 his hands and his side.

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     condemned to death, and      Then were the disciples

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     have crucified him.                 glad, when they saw the Lord.

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     21 But we trusted that it         xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     had been he which should     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     have redeemed Israel: and    xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     beside all this, today is           xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     is the third day since these    xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     things were done.                  xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     22 Yea, and certain               xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     women also of our                 xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     company made us                 xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     astonished, which were         xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     early at the sepulchre;           xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     23 And when they                 xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     found not his body, they        xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     came, saying, that they         xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     had also seen a vision          xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     of angels, which said            xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     that he was alive.                  xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     24 And certain of them         xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     which were with us went       xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     to the sepulchre, and            xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     found it even so as the          xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     women had said: but             xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     him they saw not.                  xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     25 Then he said unto            xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     them, O fools, and slow         xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     of heart to believe all that      xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     that the prophets have          xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     spoken:                                 xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     26 Ought not Christ to           xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     have suffered these things,   xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     and to enter into his glory?    xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     27 And beginning at Moses   xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     and all the prophets, he         xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     expounded unto them in        xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     all the scriptures the things    xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx     concerning himself.                xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

St Matthew continued:

18 And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.

19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:

20 Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Amen.

St Mark continued:

15 And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.

16 He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.

17 And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues;

18 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.

19 So then after the Lord had spoken unto them, he was received up into heaven, and sat on the right hand of God.

20 And they went forth, and preached every where, the Lord working with them, and confirming the word with signs following. Amen.

St Luke continued:

28 And they drew nigh unto the village, whither they went: and he made as though he would have gone further.

29 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.

30 And it came to pass, as he sat at meat with them, he took bread, and blessed it, and brake, and gave to them.

31 And their eyes were opened, and they knew him; and he vanished out of their sight.

32 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?

33 And they rose up the same hour, and returned to Jerusalem, and found the eleven gathered together, and them that were with them,

34 Saying, The Lord is risen indeed, and hath appeared to Simon.

35 And they told what things were done in the way, and how he was known of them in breaking of bread.

36 And as they thus spake, Jesus himself stood in the midst of them, and saith unto them, Peace be unto you.

37 But they were terrified and affrighted, and supposed that they had seen a spirit.

38 And he said unto them, Why are ye troubled? and why do thoughts arise in your hearts?

39 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.

40 And when he had thus spoken, he shewed them his hands and his feet.

41 And while they yet believed not for joy, and wondered, he said unto them, Have ye here any meat?

42 And they gave him a piece of a broiled fish, and of an honeycomb.

43 And he took it, and did eat before them.

44 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.

45 Then opened he their understanding, that they might understand the scriptures,

46 And said unto them, Thus it is written, and thus it behooved Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead the third day:

47 And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.

48 And ye are witnesses of these things.

49 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.

50 And he led them out as far as to Bethany, and he lifted up his hands, and blessed them.

51 And it came to pass, while he blessed them, he was parted from them, and carried up into heaven.

52 And they worshipped him, and returned to Jerusalem with great joy:

53 And were continually in the temple, praising and blessing God. Amen.

St. John:

21 Then said Jesus to them again, Peace be unto you: as my Father hath sent me, even so send I you.

22 And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and saith unto them, Receive ye the Holy Ghost:

23 Whose soever sins ye remit, they are remitted unto them; and whose soever sins ye retain, they are retained.

24 But Thomas, one of the twelve, called Didymus, was not with them when Jesus came.

25 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.

26 And after eight days again his disciples were within, and Thomas with them: then came Jesus, the doors being shut, and stood in the midst, and said, Peace be unto you.

27 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.

28 And Thomas answered and said unto him, My Lord and my God.

29 Jesus saith unto him, Thomas, because thou hast seen me, thou hast believed: blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed.

30 And many other signs truly did Jesus in the presence of his disciples, which are not written in this book:

31 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.

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