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NEW AND COMPLETE
LIFE OF OUR
BLESSED LORD AND SAVIOUR,
THAT GREAT EXAMPLE
AS WELL AS SAVIOUR OF MANKIND.
An authentic account of all the real facts relating to his
exemplary life, meritorious sufferings, and death.
TO WHICH IS ADDED
The Lives, Transactions, Sufferings and Deaths
HOLY APOSTLES, EVANGELISTS, AND DISCIPLES.
THE WHOLE INTERSPERSED WITH
PRACTICAL IMPROVEMENTS AND USEFUL
BY PAUL WRIGHT, D. D.
IN TWO VOLUMES.
James Oram, Printer.
CHRIST'S Agony and Prayer in the Garden of Gethsemane :
Judas betrayeth Jesus with a Kiss : The Officers and Soldi-
ers, at Christ's word, fall to the ground: Christ healeth a
Servant of the High-Priest, whose Ear was cut off by Peter :
His Disciples flee : He is led bound to Annas and Caiaphas.
Peter thrice denies his having any knowledge of Jesus ; but on
his LORD's turning and looking on him, he repenteth. ...
The Trial of Jesus before the Sanhedrim, or grand Council
Jesus is led before Pilate: Judas relents, carries back the mo-
ney, and hangs himself: The Governor refuses to judge,
our blessed Saviour, declares him innocent, and sends him
to Herod; who, after hearing his Accusers, sends him back
Pilate gives the Jews their choice of Jesus ór Barabas to be
released : Upon the clamour of the common People, Bar-
abas is loosed, and Jesus delivered up to be crucified: He
ÍESUS is led forth to Calvary : Simon, the Cyrenian, compelled
to carry the Cross : He is crucified between two Malefac-
tors: A Title is put upon the Cross by Pilate, and lots cast
for his Garment: The Multitude, t'ie Rulers, the Priests,
and the Soldiers revile Jesus: The conversion of one of the
Thieves : The great and unnatural Eclipse of the Sun: JE-
sus speaks to his friends from the Cross, cries, " It is finish
ed,” recommends his Spirit into the hands of his Heavenly
Father and expires. .
A Roman Soldier thrusts his spear into our Saviour's Side : Jo-
seph of Arimathea comes to Pilate, and begs of him the
Mary Magdalene, and the other Mary, go out to view the Se-
pulchre, and bring Spices to embalm the body of Jesus :
A great earthquake accompanies the resurrection : An an-
gel descends, and Jesus rises from the dead: The behaviour
of the Jewish rulers thereupon. ..
The Speech of the Angel to the Women, informing them that
JESUS was risen: Peter and John go into the Sepulchre :
Christ appears to Mary Magdalene : The company of
Women set out a second time in quest of Peter and John :
JESUS meets them : Mary Magdalene and the company of
Women return from their several interviews with Jesus :
Peter runs to the Sepulchre a second time, and as he re-
Jesus appears to two of his Disciples on the Road to Emmaus ;
He appears to his apostles on the evening of the Resurrec-
tion, Thomas being absent: He appears again to the Apos-
tles, and convinces Thomas : Shews himself to his Disciples
at the Sea of Tiberias : and to five hundred of the Brethren
JESUS ascends inito Heaven : The principal Arguments of the
Deists against our blessed Saviour's Resurrection consider-
ed and refuted : Reflections on the Life and Doctrine of our
Observations on the Doctrine of our blessed Lord and Saviour :
The Excellency of the Religion he inforced and inculcated:
And the Reasonableness of, and Pleasure resulting from a
Life of St. Matthew, the Evangelist and Apostle.
St. Mark, the Evangelist and Apostle.
St. Johii, the Apostle and Evangelist, commonly called
St. Paul, the Apostle to the Gentiles.
St. James the Apostle, surnamed the Great.
St. James the Apostle, surnamed the Less.
St. Peter, the Apostle to the Jews.
St. Simon, the Apostle, surnamed the Zealot.
The Virgin Mary, Mother of Jesus.
Mary Salome, an Hebrew Convert.
Onesiphorus, a Gentile Convert.
Aristarchus, a Gentile Convert.
Nicholas, a Disciple and Deacon.
Joseph of Arimathea, an Hebrew Disciple.
St. Stephen, the Proto-Martyr.
St. Silas, or Sylvanus, an Hebrew Disciple.
St. Philip, the Deacon, an Hebrew Convert.