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stole him while we were asleep. And if this comes to a hearing before the Governor we will satisfy him and prevent you from getting into trouble.

So they took the money and did as they were told. And this story has been current among the Jews from that day to this.

Now the eleven disciples went into Galilee into the mountain where Jesus directed them. And when they saw him they worshipped him, but some doubted. And Jesus came to them and talked to them, and said : All authority in heaven and earth

Has been given to me.
So go make disciples

Of all the nations,
Purifying them, in the name of the Father,

And of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit,
Teaching them to observe

Everything I commanded you. And see ! I am with you always,

To the end of the world.






To the chosen sojourners of the dispersion
In Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia and

Bithynia :
According to the foreknowledge of God the

Father, In consecration of the Spirit, To obedience and sprinkling of the blood of

Jesus Christ : May favor and peace be richly allotted to you.

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his great mercy begot us again to a living hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and which does not fade away, reserved in heaven for you, who by the power of God are guarded through


faith to a salvation ready to be revealed in the last day.

And you greatly rejoice in this, though now for a little while, if need be, you have been put to grief with various trials, so that the test of your faith, which is more precious than gold which perishes, though it is tested by fire, might be found to praise and glory and honor at the revealing of Jesus Christ; whom, though you have not seen him, you love; in whom, though you do not now see him, yet you believe, and exultingly rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory; receiving the end of your faith,—the salvation of

your souls.

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Now concerning this salvation the prophets sought and searched diligently, who prophesied of the grace that should come to you: searching what time, or what kind of time, the Spirit of Christ which was in them pointed to, when it witnessed beforehand the sufferings appointed for Christ and the glories which should follow them. And to them it was revealed, that not to themselves, but to you, they ministered these things which have now been announced to you through those who preached the good news to you by the Holy Spirit sent out from heaven.

And into these things angels desire to look.

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