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On Friday morning they deliver him up to the Roman
He dies on the Cross, and is buried. For the history of his
The miracles at his death. Ibid.
His different apparitions that very day: and others aster.
He gives his apostles power to forgive sins. John, xx.
He gives to St. Peter the charge over his whole Church.
He promiseth to be with his Church to the end of the
After forty days he ascends in their right into heaven.
St. Matthias is chosen an Apostle in the place of Judas
The day of pentecost the Holy Ghost descended upon
The wonderful change wrought in the Apostles by the
They preach the resurrection of Christ, the necessity of
St. Peter, the chief of the Apostles, converts on one day
He with St. John cures the lame beggar, that sat at the
The new christians have all things in common. Every
Ananias and Saphira for reserving some part of the mo-
The election of the seven deacons. Acts, vi.
Saul, by virtue of a commission from the chief priests,
St. Stephen was stoned to death. Acts, vii. 58.
The ministers of the gospel being dispersed, preach in
offers money to St. Peter to have the power of giving the
Holy Ghost Acts, viii.
St. Paul is miraculously converted going to persecute the
St. Peter cures Eneas at Lydda, and raiseth to life Ta.
The very shadow of his body cures all diseases. Acts, v.
He is thought to have gone about this time to Antioch in
St. Barnaby and St. Paul preach at Antioch, where the
St. John, and imprisons St. Peter, who was miraculously
St. Matthew, and afterwards St. Mark, wtote their Gos-
dia, Lycaonia. Afterwards in Pontus, Thracia, &c. Acta
that had been Jews, about the obligation of making even
St. Paul and Barnaby are sent to Jerusalem, to have this
A council of the Apostles and bishops decides the ques-
verted Gentiles. Acts, xv.
Luke become his companions. He goes to Philippi in Mace-
He writes his first epistle to the Thessalonians, and the
He stays eighteen months at Corinth. Acts, xviii. 11.
Jerusalem, he goes to Antioch, and from thence again into
thereabouts. Acts, xix.
57 He writes his first, and soon after his second epistle to
He prepares to go to Jerusalem with alıns he had ga.
He writes to the Romans.
The Jews seize St. Paul in the temple ; being beaten and
Lysias sends him to Felix the governor of Judea, then at
His discourse before King Agrippa, Felix, &c. Acts, xxv.
Having appealed to the tribunal of Cesar, he is sent to
of Malta. Every one in the ship is saved, being two hun-
St. James about this time wrote his catholic epistle.
St. Paul's arrival at Rome. He is kept under custody
St. James, Bishop of Jerusalem, there martyred.
St. Paul, being set at liberty, writes to the Hebrews.
and went into Macedonia, from whence he wrote his first
Epistle to Timothy.
About this time St. Peter and St. Paul came to Rome.
Not long after they were both put in prison, and suffered
St. John about this time came to live in Asia, and go-
St. John was put into a cauldron of boiling oil at Rome,
where he had those wonderful visions of his Apocalypse.
He writes his gospel.
A TABLE OF REFERENCES.
The power chap. xxxv. 4, 5. St. Matt. i. A BSOLUTION.
promised and given to the 23. St. Luke, i. 16, 17. Heb. pastors of the church, St. Matt. i. 8. He is the Creator of all xvi. 19. chap. xviii. 18, St. things, St. John, i. 3, 10, 11. John, xx. 22. 23.
Coloss. i. 5, 16, 17. Heb. i. 2, Angels. They have a charge 10, 11, 12. chap. iii. 4. The Lord over us, St. Matt. xviii. 10. of glory, 1 Cor. ii. 8. The King Heb. i. 14. See also Exodus, of kings, and Lord of lords, xxiii. 20, 21, &c. They offer up Apoc. xvii. 14. chap. xix. 16. our prayers, Apoc. viii. 4, and The first and the last: alpha pray for us, Zacharias, i. 12. and omega, the beginning and We have a communion with the end, the Almighty, Apoc. them, Heb. xii. 22. They have i. 7, 8, 17, 18. chap. ii. 8. chap. been honoured by the servants xxii. 12, 13. He died for all, of God, Josue, v. 14, 15, and John, iii, 16, 17. Rom. v. 18. invocated, Gen. xlviii. 15, 16. 2 Cor. v. 14, 15. 1 Tim. ii. 3, Osee, xii. 4. Apoc. i. 4. 4, 5, 6. chap. iv. 10. Heb. ii. 9.
Baptism. Ordained by Christ, 1 John, ii. 1, 2. Even for the St. Matt. xxviii. 19, Necessary reprobate, Rom. xiv. 15. 1 Cor. to salvation, St. John, iii. 5. viii. 11. 2 Peter, ii, 1. Administered by the Apostles The Church of Christ stands in water, Acts, viii. 36, 38. chap. for ever, St. Matt. xvi. 18. chap. X. 47, 48, also Ephes. v. 26. Xxviii. 10. St. John, xiv. 16, Heb. x. 22. 1 St. Peter, iii. 20, 17. Psal. xlvii. 8. Psal. lxxi. 21. For the baptism of infants, 5, 7. Psal. lxxxviij. 3, 4, 29, 36, St. Luke, xviii. 16, compared 37. Psal. cxxxi. 13, 14. Isaias, with St. John, iii. 5.
ix. 7. chap. liv. 9, 10. chap. lis. Christ. He is the only begot-20, 21. chap. lx. 15, 18. chap. ten, the true, and natural Son of lxii. 6. Jeremias, xxxi. 35, 36. God, St. Matt. xvi. 16. St. John, chap. xxxiii. 17, &c. Ezechiel, i. 13. chap. iii. 16, 18. Rom. viii. xxxviii. 24, 26. Dan. ii. 44. 32. 1 St. John, iv. 39. The same The Church is the kingdom of God with his Father, and equal Christ, St. Luke, i. 33. Daniel, to him, St. John, v. 18, 19, 23. ii. 44. The city of the great chap. x. 30. chap. xiv. 1, 9, &c. King, Psal. xlvii. 2. His rest chap. xvi. 14, 15. chap. xvii. and his habitation for ever. 10. Philipp. ii. 5, 6. True God, Psal. cxxxi. 13, 14. The house St. John, i. 1. chap. xx. 28, 29. of the living God, 1 Tim. iii. 15. Acts, xx. 25. Romans, ix. 5. The fold, of which Christ is the fitus, ii. 13. 1 St. John, iii. 16. shepherd, John, x. 16. The body, chap. v. 20. Also Isaias, lx. 9. of which Christ is the head,
Coloss. i. 18. Ephes. v. 23. The cient to salvation, St. John, vi. spouse, of which he is the bride- 51, 57, 58. Body and blood of groom, Ephes. v. 31, 32. Ever Christ, now inseparable, Rom. subject to him, and ever faithful vi. 9. Mention of one kind to him, ver. 24, ever loved and alone, Luke, xxiv. 30, 31. cherished by him, v. 25, 29, and Acts, ii. 42, 46. chap. xx. 7. 1 joined to him by an indissoluble Corinth. x. 17. union, v. 31, 32. The church is Confession of Sins, Numbers, the pillar and ground (or strong v. 6, 7. St. Matt. iii. 6. Acts, foundation) of the truth, 1 Tim. xix. 18. St. James, v. 16. The iii. 15. God's covenant with her obligation of confession is gais an everlasting covenant of thered from the judiciary power peace, Ezec. xxxvii. 62, con- of binding and loosing, forgiv firmed by a solemn oath, nerering and retaining sins, given to to be altered ; like that made to the pastors of Christ's Church, Noe, Isaias, liv. 9. A covenant St. Matt. xviii. 18. St. John, like that of the day and night to XX, 22, 23. stand for all generations, Jere- Confirmation, administered mias, xxxiii. 20, 21. God shall by the Apostles, Acts, viii. 15, be her everlasting light, Isa. 1x. 17. chap. xix. 6. See also 2 Cor. 18, 19. Whosoever shall gather i. 21, 22. Heb. iv. 2. togetlter against her shall fall; Continency: possible, Matt. and the nation that will not serve xix. 11, 12. The vow binding, her, shall perish, Isa. ?x. i 2, 15, Deut. xxiii. 21. The breach 17. The church is always one, of that vow damnable, 1 Tim. Cantic. vi. 9, 10. John, x. 16. v. 12. The practice comEphes, iv. 4,5. Always visible, mended, 1 Cor. vii. 7, 8, 27, Isa. ii. 2, 3. Micheas, iv. 1, 2. 37, 38, 40. For reasons which Matt. v. 14. Spread far and particularly have place in the near, and teaching many, na- clergy, ver. 32, 33, 35. tions, Psal. ii. 8. Psal. xxi. 27. Councils of the church, gaIsa. xlix. 6. chap. liv. 1, 2, 3. thered in Christ's name, are asDan. ii. 35, 44. Malach. i. 11, &c. sisted by Christ, St. Matt. xviii. The church is infallible in mat. 20. And by the Holy Ghost, ters of faith. This follows from Acts, xv. 28. Their decrees are the premises, particularly see diligently to be observed by the St. Matt. xvi. 18. chap. xxviii. faithful, Acts, xv. 41. chap. xvi. 19, 20. St. John, xiv. 16, 17, 26. | 4. See Church Guides. chap. xvi. 13. 1 Tim. iii. 14, Eucharist. The real presence 15. Isa. xxxv. 8. chap. liv. 9, of the body and blood of Christ, 10. chap. lix. 19, 20, 21, &c. and Transubstantiation proved
Church Guides, and their au- from Matt. xxvi. 26. Mark, thority, Deut. xvii. 8, 9, &c. xiv. 22, 24. Luke, xxii. 19. St. Matt. xviii. 17, 18. chap. John, vi. 51, 52, &c. 1 Cor. x. xxviii. 18, 19, 20. St. Luke x. 16. chap. xi. 24, 25, 27, 29. 16. St. John, xiv. 16, 17, 26. Eternity of Hell's torments, chap. xvi. 13. chap. xx. 21, &c. Matt. iii. 12. chap. xxv. 41, 46. Ephes. iv. 11, 12, &c. Heb. Mark, ix. 43, 44, 45, 46, 48, xiii. 7, 17. 1 John, iv. 6. Luke, iii. 17. 2 Thess. i. 7, & Communion in one kind suffi-9. Jude, 6, 7. Apoc. xiv. 10.