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Lovest thou Me? – John 21:17. When the disciples had dined with the risen Lord, as we heard yesterday, Jesus said to Simon Peter. “Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou Me more than these?”  He said to Him: “Yea, Lord; …

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This is now the third time that Jesus showed Himself to His disciples after that He was risen from the dead. – John 21:14. Jesus showed Himself again to the disciples at the Sea of Tiberias, hence, in Galilee. There …

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Blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed. – John 20:29. But Thomas, one of the Twelve, called Didymus, was not with the disciples when Jesus came.  O Thomas! The other disciples therefore said to him: “We …

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As my Father hath sent Me, even so send I you. – John 20:21. When the disciples came to rejoice at seeing the Lord in their midst, He repeated the words of greeting: “Peace be unto you!”  And then He …

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The Lord is risen indeed. – Luke 24:34. When the disciples who walked to Emmaus had recognized the Risen One, they rose up that same hour, and returned to Jerusalem with haste, and found the eleven gathered together, and them …

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And their eyes were opened, and they knew Him. – Luke 24:31. In the afternoon of Easter Day, two of the larger circle of disciples went from Jerusalem to a village called Emmaus, about a three hours’ walk. And they …

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And their words seemed to them as idle tales, and they believed them not. – Luke 24:11. What became of the other women who had fled from the grave? As trembling they went their way, behold, Jesus met them, after …

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Rabboni. – John 20:16. And Mary Magdalene stood without at the sepulcher weeping; and as she wept, she stooped down and looked into the sepulcher, and saw two angels in white sitting, the one at the head and the other …

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For as yet they knew not the Scripture, that He must rise again from the dead. —John 20:9. Mary Magdalene found Peter and the other disciple, whom Jesus loved (John), and said to them: “They have taken away the Lord out …

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Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners. – I Corinthians 15:33. Is this a fitting text for Eastertide? It seems not. But learn what happened on Easter Day. Some of the guards, on recovering from their faint and fright …

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