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A CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE.
The year of
the world. CHRIST is born at Bethlehem, Dec. 25, Luke ii.
4000 He is circumcised, Jan. 1, Luke ii. The wise men come, and adore him, Matt. ii.
Year of the He is presented in the temple, Feb. 2, Luke ii.
Lord. St. Joseph and the B. Virgin fly with the child Jesus into Egypt,
the B. Virgin and her Son, returneth from Egypt, but for fear
of Archelaus, goeth and liveth at Nazareth in Galilee, Matt. ii. Jesus is found in the temple disputing with the doctors, when he
was 12 years of age, Luke ii. St. John Baptist beginneth to preach and baptize, John i.
30 Jesus himself is baptized by John. A voice from heaven declareth
him the beloved son of God, the Holy Ghost cometh down like
a dove, Mått. iii. Mark i. Luke iii. Christ's first miracle at Cana in Galilee, by turning water into
wine, John ii. St. John Baptist is cast into prison, and after some time beheaded
by Herod, Matt. iv. and xiv. Mark vi. Luke ix. Christ maketh choice of twelve of his disciples, whom he calls
apostles; Peter is the first of them, Matt. x. Mark iii. Luke vii. Christ's sermon on the mountain, Matt. vi. and vii. He preacheth 91
in Judea and Galilee, casteth out devils, and cureth all manner
of diseases, Matt. xii. Luke xiv. &c.
cles, Matt. x. Mark vi. Luke ix. He maketh choice of 72 disciples, Luke x. He feedeth at one time, five thousand men with five loaves, 32
life, John ix. and xi.
34 He instituteth the B. Sacrament and Sacrifice of his body and
blood, Matt. xxviij.
He is betrayed by Judas : and condemned to die.
apostles, Acts ii.
lieving in him.
and Acts iv. 4.
the temple, Acts jii. 6. The new Christians have all things in common, Acts iv. 32. Ananias and Saphira for reserving some part of the money of a
field sold, and for lying to the H. Ghost, fall down dead at St.
Peter's feet, Acts v.
the Christians, Acts ix.
Joppe, Acts ix.
church, Acts x.
are first called christians, Acts xi.
imprisoneth St. Peter, who is miraculously delivered, Acts xii. St. Paul and St. Barnaby are sent to preach to the gentiles, Acts
Mark writeth his gospel.
his letter to Philemon. He writeth to the Ephesians, Philippians,
58 59 61
St. James, Bishop of Jerusalem, is there martyred.
Domitian, and is banished thence to Patmos.
writeth his gospel. · The time of the writing of 'his epistles
is uncertain. He dieth at Ephesus under Trajan, about the year 100.
THE ORDER OF THE BOOKS OF THE NEW TESTAMENT, WITH
THEIR PROPER NAILS, AND NUMBER OF THEIR CHAPTERS.
Matthew hath Chapters
28/1. Timothy hath Chapters 16 II. Timothy 24 Titus 21 Philemon 28 The Epistle to the Hebrews 16 The Epistle of James 16 I. Peter 13 II. Peter 6 I. John 6 II. John 4 III. John 4 Jude 5 The Revelation of St. John the
6 4 3 1 13 5 5 3 5
The GOSPEL according to St. MATTHEW.
14 And Azor begot Sadoc. And The Genealogy of Christ. Sadoc begot Achim. And Achim
THE Book of the Generation of begot Eliud. David, the son of Abraham. And Eleazar begot Mathan. And
2 Abraham begot Isaac. And Mathan begot Jacob. Isaac begot Jacob. And Jacob be 16 And Jacob begot Joseph the got Judas and his brethren; husband of Mary, of whom was
3 And Judas begot Phares and born JESUS who is called CHRIST. Zara of Thamar. And Phares begot 17 So all the generations, from Esron. And Esron begot Aram. Abraham to David, are fourteen
4 And Aram begot Aminadab. generations. And from David to And Aminadab begot Naasson. the transmigration of Babylon, are And Naasson begot Salmon. fourteen generations. And from
5 And Salmon begot Booz of the transmigration of Babylon to Rahab. And Booz begot Obed of CHRIST, are fourteen generations. Ruth. And Obed begot Jesse. 18 Now the generation of Christ
6 And Jesse begot David the was in this wise. When as his king. And David the king begot mother Mary was espoused to JoSolomon, of her that had been the seph, before they came together, wife of Urias.
she was found with child of the 7. 9.nd Solomon begot Roboam. Holy Ghost. And Roboam begot Abia. And Abia 19 Whereupon Joseph her husbegot Asa.
band, being a just man, and not 8 And Asa begot Josaphat. And willing publicly to expose her, was Josaphat begot Joram. And Joram minded to put her away privately. begot Ozias.
20 But while he thought on these § And Ozias begot Joatham. things, behold the angel of the Lord And Joatham begot Achaz. And appeared to him in his sleep, sayAchaz begot Ezechias.
ing: Joseph, son of David, fear not 10 And Ezechias begot Manas- to take unto thee Mary thy wife,
And Manasses begot Amon. for that which is conceived in her And Amon begot Josias.
is of the Holy Ghost. 11 And Josias begot Jechonias 21 And she shall bring forth a -and his brethren, in the transmigra- Son; and thou shalt call his name tion of Babylon.
JESUS; for he shall save his people 12 And after the transmigration from their sins. of Babylon, Jechonias begot Sala 22 Now all this was done that it thiel. "And Salathiel begot Zoro- might be fulfilled which the Lord babel.
spoke by the prophet, saying: 13 And Zorobabel begot Abiud. 23 Behold a virgin shall be with And Abiud begot Eliacim. And child, and bring forth a son, and Eliacim begot Azor.
they shall call his name Emmanuel, Ver. 11. In the transmigration. That is, about the time they were carried away captives to Babylon.
Ver. 16. The husband of Mary. The Evangelist gives us rather the pedigree of St. Joseph, than that of the blessed Virgin, to conform to the
custom of the Hebrews, who in their genealogies took no notice of women ; but as they were near a-kin, the pedigree of the one sheweth that of the other