Obrazy na stronie

13. Behold, two of them went that same day to a village called Emmaus, which was from Jerusalem about three score furlongs.

14. And they talked together of all those things which had bappened.

15. And it came to pass, that while they communed together and reasoned, Jesus Himself drew near, and went with them.

Did Jesus at once make Himself known to them?

16. Their eyes were holden that they should not know Him.

17. And He said unto them: What manner of communications are these that ye have one to another, as ye walk, and are sad ?

What followed the inquiry of Jesus respecting the cause of their sadness?

18. And the one of them, whose name was Cleopas, answering, said unto Him: Art tbou only a stranger in Jerusalem, and hast not known the things which are come to pass there in these days?

19. And He said unto them: Wbat 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;

20. And how the chief priests and our rulers delivered Him to be condemned to death, and have crucified Him.

21. But we trusted that it had been He which should have redeenied Israel, And beside all this, to day is the third day since these things were done.

What observation did. Jesus make on the disciples' reply, doubting his being the promised Redeemer of Israel ?

25. He said unto them: O fools! and slow of heart to believe all that the prophets have spoken.

26. Ought not Christ to have suffered these things, and to enter into his glory?

27. And beginning at Moses and all the proplets, He expounded unto them in all the Scriptures, the things concerning Himself.

When their eyes were so opened that they knew Him, and IIe vanished out of their sight, how did they express their astonishment?

32. They said one to another, Did not our heart burn within us, wbile He talked with us by the way, and while He opened to us the Scriptures.

When Jesus aflerward appeared amongst the disciples at Jerusalem, in what munner, after He had given them full demonstration as to his person,

did He convince them that He was the Messiah ?

45. Then opened He their understanding that they might understand the Scriptures.

46. And said unto them: Thus it is written, and thus it behoved 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.

After their understandings were opened, were the apostles at once authorized to preach the gospel ? or how did Jesus give them to expect that they must first receive some special qualification?

49. 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.

Did the disciples' wilness the ascension of Christ into heaven? and how were their minds affected on the occasion ?

50. 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 worshiped Him, and returned to Jerusalem with great joy ;

53. And were continually in the temple, prais. ing and blessing God.

[merged small][merged small][ocr errors][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small]

What is the testimony of John the Evangelist concerning Christ the Divine Word ?

1. In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2. The same was in the beginning with God.

3. All things were made by Him; and without Him was not any thing made that was made.

4. In Him was Life, and the Life was the Light of men.

5. And the Light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not.

In what terms does the Evangelist John speak of John the Baptist, the forerunner of Christ?

6. There was a man sent from God, whose name was John.

7. The same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that all men through him might believe.

8. He was not that Light, but was sent to bear witness of that Light.

What is John's declaration reepecting Christ as the Light of the World ?

9. That was the true Light, which lighteth every man that cometh into the world.

10. He was in the world, and the world was made by Him, and the world knew Him not.

11. He came unto his own, and his own received Him not.

12. But as many as received Him, to them gave He power to become the sons of God; even to them that believe on his name.

How did Christ take our nature upon Him?

14. The Word was made flesh and dwelt among us, (and we belielu his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.

What was the declaration of John the Baptist, when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him : Who art thou ?

20. lie confesserl, and denied not ; but confossed, I am not the Christ.

When they pressed him farther, saying : Who art thou ? that we may give an answer to them that sent us ; whut sayest thou of thyself ?-how did John describe his office ?

23. He said : I am the voice of one crying in

« PoprzedniaDalej »