Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
To whom also he shewed himself alive after his passion by many infallible proofs, being seen of them forty days, and speaking of the things pertaining to the kingdom of God:
and for many days he was seen by those, who had accompany'd him from Galilee to Jerusalem: and they are now his witnesses to the people.
as they were making the way to his disciples, Jesus himself met them, and said, I salute you. and they came, and embraced his feet, and worshipped him.
immediately she went to those who frequented Jesus, and were then bemoaning themselves in tears, and acquainted them with it.
1 Corinthians 15:5
that he was seen by Cephas, then by the twelve:
1 John 1:1
Concerning the Logos, the author of Life, we declare what was from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we have consider'd, and what has been the object of our touch.
there having fasted forty days and forty nights, he at length grew hungry.
preaching the kingdom of God, and instructing them in all things relating to the Lord Jesus Christ, with the utmost freedom, without being molested.
and saying, "Repent ye: for the kingdom of the Messiah draws nigh."
wherefore I declare to you, the gospel dispensation shall be taken from you, and given to a nation that shall make a proper use thereof.
Upon the Pharisees asking him, when the kingdom of God should come, he answer'd them, the kingdom of God is not usher'd in with pomp and exclamations,
then he said, this is what I told you, while I was yet with you, that what has been written concerning me in the law of Moses, in the prophets, and in the psalms, must be all accomplished.
for the gospel dispensation does not consist in meats and drinks, but in piety and peace, and spiritual joy.
who has deliver'd you from the state of darkness, and has translated you into the kingdom of his beloved son.
1 Thessalonians 2:12
conjuring you to live suitably to the favour of God, who has called you to his kingdom and glory.