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CHAP. XXIV. Chrift foretells the Destruction of Jerusalem, and the End of the Vorld; and warns all Men to watch.
CHA P. XXV. The Parable of the wife and foolish Virgins, ver. 1. The Pa
rable of the Talents, ver. 14. A Description of the Last Judgment, ver. 31.
CHA P. XXVI. The Jews Conspiracy against Christ, ver. 1. Christ's Feet
anointed, ver. 6. Judas bribed to betray Christ, ver. 14. Christ's Passover-Supper, ver. 17. The Institution of the Lord's-Supper, ver. 26. Chrift foretells his Disciples flight, and Peter's denial, ver. 31. Christ's Prayer and Passion, ver. 36. Chrift betrayed by Judas, and apprehended, ver. 47. Christ's Trial before Caiaphas, ver. 57. Peter's denial, ver. 69.
CHAP. XXVII. Christ carried before Pilate, ver. 1. Judas's Death, ver. 3.
Christ's Tryal before Pilate, ver. 11. Pilate endeavours to release him, but cannot, ver. 15. Chrif mocked by the Soldiers, and crucified, ver. 27. The three hours Darknefs, ver. 45. Christ's Death, and the following Signs, ver. 50. His Burial, ver. 57. His Sepulchre watched, ver. 62.
CH A P. XXVIII. Christ's Resurrection, ver. 1. His Appearance to Mary Mag
dalene, ver. 8. The Report of his Body being stolen, ver, II. Christ's Appearance and last Instructions to his Difciples, ver. 16.
Gospel of St. Matthew.
CH A P. I. Christ's Genealogy, ver. 1. The History of Christ's Concep
tion and Birth, ver. 18.
I. THE Descent of Jesus Chrift by ' THE Book of
Birth, was according to the Prophesies that went before concerning
of Jesus Christ, the him,) from Abraham, to whom God fon of David, the
son of Abraham. had exprefly promised, that in his Seed mould all the Nations of the Earth be blefed ; and from David, of whose Family the Meffiah was by the whole Jewish Nation without Controversy expected to arise.
2. And his Genealogy from Abraham, down to his reputed Father Jo
seph, is this.
2 Abraham begat Isaac, and Isaac begat Jacob, and Jacob begat Judas and his brethren.
5. Phares. 6. Efrom. 7. Aram.
8. Aminadab. 9. Naasson. 10. Salmon.
3 And Judas begat Phares and Zara of Thamar, and Phares begat Efrom, and Efrom begat Aram.
4 And Aram begat Aminadab, and Aminadab begat Naaffon, and Naafson begat Salmon. 5
And Salmon begat Booz of Rachab, and Booz begat O. bed of Ruth, and Obed begat Jesse.
6 And Jeffe begat David the king, and David the king begat Solomon of her that had been the wife of Urias.
7 And Solomon begat Roboam, and Roboam begat Abia, and Abia begat Afa.
8 And Afa begat Josaphat, and Josaphat begat Joram, and Joram begat Ozias.
9 And Ozias be. gat Joatham, and Joatham begat Achaz, and Achaz begat Ezekias.
10 And Ezekias begat Manasses, and Manasses begat Amon, and Amon begat Josias.
9. Achaz. 10. Ezekias.
II. Manasses. 12. Aman. 13. Jolas.
14. Jechonias, or Jehoiakim ; 11 And Josias be-
brethren, about the
12 And after they
were brought to Ba
bylon, Jechonias be2 Kings, xxiv, 6.
gat Salathiel, and Sa. 2. Salathiel.
lathiel begat Zoro-
bel begat Abiud, and 5. Eliakim.
Abiud begat Elia-
kim, and Eliakim be-
.14 And Azor be-
gat Sadoc, and Sadoc
begat Achim, and A-
15 And Eliud be-
gat Eleazar, and EleII. Matthan..
azar begat Matthan,
and Matthan begat
16 And Jacob be-
gat Joseph the hut-
band of Mary, of
nerations from Abralikewise from David to the Babylonish ham to David, are
fourteen generations: Captivity, fourteen Generations; and
and from David unfrom thence again to Chrift, fourteen til the carrying away Generations.
into Babylon, are
fourteen generations. 18. Now the Birth of Christ was 18 f Now the not after the manner of the rest of birth of Jesus Christ Mankind, in the ordinary and natural
peared unto him in Yoseph do
on this wise : way. But when his Mother Mary was When as his mother contracted to Joseph, before they came Mary was espoused to together, she was found to be with Jofeph, before they Child by the extraordinary and miracucame together, the was found with child lous Operation of the Holy Ghoft. of the Holy Ghoft. 19: Joseph perceiving her to be with
19 Then Jofeph Child without his Knowledge, was her husband, being much troubled and disturbed at it, bea juft man, and not ing yet wholly ignorant of the Divine willing to make her Mystery. Nevertheless, being a good a publick example, and compassionate Man, he was • So the was minded to put unwilling to expose her to publick word 275 her away privily
Shame, but resolved to put her away in the old privately.
Teftament 20 But while he
20. But while he was musing in his fignifies, thought on thefe Mind upon these Things, an Angel ap- thence
and from things, behold, the peared to him in a Dream, and said, wer in angel of the Lord apnot entertain any evil
, a dream, saying, Jo- Thoughts concerning Mary your Wife; and in this feph, thou son of for she is not only innocent of what you New Text. David, fear not to wrongfully suspect her, but is also chosen take unto thee Mary of God to be the Instrument of a great thy wife: for that and miraculous Work. For the Child which is conceived that is now conceived in her, is by the in her, is of the holy wonderful and immediate Power of the Ghost.
21 And the shall Holy Ghost. -bring forth a fon and
21. And she shall be delivered of a thou shalt call his Son: and his Name shall be called 'Yesus, name Jesus : for he that is, The Saviour: For he shall be shall save his people that long-expected Messiah, who by from their fins.
giving himself a Sacrifice for all past 22 (Now all this Sins, and by publishing for the future was done that it
the gracious Terms of Faith and Remight be fulfilled which was spoken pentance, shall deliver his People from of the Lord by the the dominion and punishment of Sin, prophet, saying, and bring them to everlasting Life. 23 Behold, a vir
22. And hereby Thall be most emi. gin shall be with nently fulfilled that remarkable Prophechild, and shall bring cy of Isaiah, (Isa. vii. 14.) forth a fon, and they shall call his name and bring forth a Son, and he small be
23. Behold, a Virgin Mall conceive Emmanuel, (which being interpreted, is, called In:manuel, that is, God with us. God with us)