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J7JSTER DAT is the First Sunday after the Full Moon, which in happens upon, in others next after, the Twentieth Day of March, a
some cases happens upon, in others next after, the Twentieth Day of March, according to the time it would occur in Judea (a) ; and if the Full Moon happens upon a Sunday, Easter Day is the Sunday after.
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Advent Sunday is the next Sunday after the 26th of November.
(a) For instance, if the Full Moon happens here so early in the Day of the »oth of March, that it must hive happened at Jerusalem before the 19th expired, Easter Day a not until the Sunday after the following Moon.
A TABLE, pointing out tht GOLDEN NUMBER, th, SUNDAY LETTER, end EASTER DAY, from 1813 to 1861.
1813. 1814. 1S15. 1816. 1817. 1818. 1819. 1820.
10 April. 26 March.
6 April. 22 March.
2 April. 22 April.
7 April. 30 March.
3 April 2rt March
7 April. 30 March. 19 April.
3 April. 26 March.
A TABLE to find EASTER-DA X from the present Time till the Year 1899 inclusive, according to the foregoing Calendar.
THIS Table contains so much of the Calendar as is necessary for the determining of Easter; to find which, look for the Golden Number of the year in the first column of the Table, against which stands the day of the Paschal Full Moon; then look in the.third column foe the Sunday-Letter, next after the day of the Full Moon, and the Day of the Month standing against that Sunday-Letter is Easter Day. If the Full Moon happens* upon a Sunday, then (according to the first rule) the next Sunday after is Easter-Day.
To find the Golden Number, or Prime, add 1 to the year of our Lord, and then divide by 19; the remainder, if any, is the Golden Number; but if nothing remaineth, then 19 is the Golden Number.
To find the Dominical or Sunday-Letter, according to the Calendar, until the year 1899 inclusive, add to the year of our Lord its fourth pan, omitting fractions: divide the sum by 7; and if there be no remainder, then A ii the Sunday-Letter: But if any number remaineth, then the Letter standing against that number in the small annexed Table, is the SundayLetter.
Note, That in all Bissextile or Leap-years, the Letter found, as above, will be the Sunday-Letter from the intercalated day exclusive, to the end of the year.
Another TABLE to find EASTER till the Tear 1899 inclusive.
TABLE OF CONTENTS UNDER THE FOLLOWING HEADS:
1st. Prophecies in the Old Testament referred to.
id. Prophecies in the New Testament referred to.
$d. Miracles and Observations thereon.
4th. Conducl and Works of the Apostles, and Observations
$th. Christian Duties and Virtues, and Observations thereon.
i .Prophecies in theOUTestament referred to.
THAT the seed of the woman should
bruise the serpent's head (Gen. iii. 15.)
That in Abraham and in the seed of
Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, should
all the nations of the earth be blessed.
(Gen. xii. 3.—xxii. 18.—xxvi. 4.—
xxviii. 14.) '» - 7-63
That the sceptre (or tribeship) should
not depart from Juda, nor a law giver
from between his feet, until Shiloh
should come: and that to him should
the gathering of the people be. (Gen.
xlix. 10.) - - 63
That God should raise up a prophet
from among the children of Israel, like
unto Moses,and would put his (God's)
words into his mouth, and would call
those to account who should not
hearken thereto. (Deuter. xviii. 15. 18)
That one of David's seed " should be to
"God a Son, and God should be to
'* him a Father, and that God would
"settle him in his (God's) house and
"in his kingdom for ever, and that
"his throne should be established
•' for evermore." (1 Chron. xvii. 13,
14.—xxii. 10.—Ps. lxxxix. 10.—
cxxxii. 11, 12.—ii. 7.) - 357
That the children of Israel should seek
the Lord their God, and David their
king ; that God should set up a shep-
herd over them, even his servant David;
that David should be king over them,
and should be their prince for ever.
(Jer. xxx. 9.—Ez. xxxiv. 23, 24.—
xxxvii. 24, 25.—and Hos. iii. 5. pro-
phesies long after David and Salo-
mon's time, so that by *' David"
must have been meant some one of hit
line.) - - page 356, 357
That out of Bethlehem Ephratah should
he come forth that was to be the ruler
in Israel, whose goings forth had been
from of old, from everlasting. (Mic.
v. 2.) - - 50.52.64.
That the desire of all nations should
come, that God would fill the temple
which was building in Haggai's time
with glory, and that in that place he
would give peace. (Hagg. ii. 7. 9.)
26. 64. 112. 189
That 70 weeks, (i. e. 490 years) were de-
termined upon the people, and upon
the holy city, to finish the transgres-
sion, and to make an end of sins, and to
bring in everlasting righteousness, and
to seal up the vision and prophecy, and
to anoint the most holy, that from the
going forth of the (a) commandment
to restore and to build Jerusalem unto
the Messiah the prince should be seven
weeks, and threescore and two weeks;
and that after threescore and two weeks
should Messiah be cut off, but not for
himself; and that the people of the
prince that should come should destroy
the city and the sanftuary. (Dan. ix.
24, 25,26.) - - 63
That the Jews should be carried captive
to Babylon, and that their captivity
should continue 70 years. (Jer. xxv.
8. 11.—xxix. 10.) - - 369
That Cyrus should order Jerusalem to be
rebuilt, and the foundation of the tem-
ple to be relaid. (Is. xliv. 28.) 368
That there should be the voice of one
crying in the wilderness to prepare the
way of the Lord, to make strait in the
(o) The Decree in the 7th of Artaxerxes was (even to a month) 490 ordinary years before the cruci-
i'jvn. See Prid. Conn. Pan 1. Book.5.; and see Chandler's Defence, No. 8. cl. s.l. p. 13* to Ijo.
desert a highway for our God; and
that the glory of the Lord should be
revealed. (Is. xl. 3. 5.) page 7. 34. 172
That God should send his messenger,
who should prepare the way before
him, that the Lord, whom they sought
should suddenly come to his temple,
even the messenger of the covenant,
in whom they delighted; and that he
should purify the sons of Levi, and
purge them as gold and silver. (Mai.
iii. 1. 3.) - 7. 32.62. 112.
That God should send Elijah the prophet
before the coming of the great and
dreadful day of the Lord, and that he
should turn the heart of the fathers to
the children, and the hearts of the chil-
dren to the fathers. (Mal.iv. 5>6.)33.96.
That a virgin should conceive and bear a
son. (Is. vii. 14.) - - 47
That the Lord had created a new thing
upon earth that a woman should com-
pass a man. (Jer. xxxi. 22.) 48
That a rod should come out of the stem
of Jesse, &c. that the spirit of the
Lord should be upon him, that he should
judge the poor with righteousness,
and with the breath of his lips should
slay the wicked, and that righteous-
ness should be the girdle of his loins,
and faithfulness the girdle of his reins.
(Is. xi. 1, a. 4,0 - 8.223.330
That a child should be born that should
be called "the mighty God, &c. the
"Prince of Peace;" that of the in-
crease of his government and peace
there should be no end, upon the throne
of David, and upon his kingdom, to
order it, and to establish it with judg-
ment and with justice from henceforth
even for ever. (Is. ix. 6, 7.)
That God should raise unto David a
righteous branch, and a king should
reign and prosper, and should execute
judgment and justice on the earth.
(Jer. xxiii. 5.) - 7.222
•' The spirit or the Lord is upon me;
"because the Lord hath anointed me
"to preach good tidings unto the
"meek, &c." (Is. lxi. 1.) - 32
"Shout, O daughter of Jerusalem ; be-
"hold thy king cometh unto thee ; he
"it just and having salvation: lowly,
"and riding upon an ass, and upon a
"colt the foal of an ass; and he shall
"speak peace unto the heathen."
(Zcch. ix. 9, 10) - 27. 81.
"Behold, your God will come with
"vengeance, even God with a recom-
pence, he will come and save you;
"opened, and the ears of the deaf shall
"be unstopped, then shall the lame
"man leap as an hart; and the tongue
"of the dumb sing," &c. (Is. xaexv.
4, 5, 6.) - page 32
"I gave my back to the smiters,'" &c
(Is. 1.6.) - 9 J. 104.- 121
"He is despised and rejected of men,"
See. (Is. liii. 3.) 106. 121. 187
"He was wounded for our transgres-
"sions, he was bruised for our iniqui-
"ties: the chastisement of our peace
"was upon him, and with his stripes
"we are healed."(Is. liii. 5.) 106. 137
"He madehisgrave with the wicked, and
"with the rich in his death." (Is. liif.
9) - - 106. 135
"He was numbered with the transgres-
"sors, and bare the sin of many, and
"made intercession for the transgres-
"sors." (Is. liii. 12.) - lit
"They gave me gall to eat, and when
•' I was thirsty, they gave me vinegar
"to drink." (Ps. lxix. 22.) 96
"All they that go by laugh me to scorn;
"they shoot out their lips, and shake
"their heads, saying, " he trusted in
"God, that he would deliver him;
"let him deliver him, if he will have
«' him." (Ps. xxii. 7, 8.) - 96
"They pierced my hands and my feet;
"I may tell all my bones: they stand
"staring and looking upon me: they
"part my garments among them, and
"castlots upon my vesture." (Ps.xxii.
17, 18.) - - 95.12a
"They shall look on him whom they
"pierced." (Zech. xii. 10.) 123
That not a bone of the paschal lamb,
(which was a type of the Messiah,)
should be broken. (Exod. xii. 40.
Numb. ix. 12.) - - 123
"Awake, O sword, against my shep-
"herd, and against the man that is my
"fellow, saitn the Lord of Hosts:
"smite the shepherd, and the sheep
"shall be scattered; and it shall come
"to pass, that in all the land, saith the
"Lord, two parts thereof shall be cut
"off and die; and I will bring the
"third part through the fire, and will
"refine them as silver is refined, and
"will try them as gold is tried; they
"shall call on my name, and I will
"hear them; I will say, it is my
"people, and they shall say, the Lord
"is my God." (Zech.xiii.7,8,9.) 101
"Thou shalt not leave my soul in hell,
"neither shalt thou suffer thine holy
"one to see corruption." (Ps.xvi. 11.)
"His dominion shall be from sea even to
** sea, and from the river even to the
"ends of the earth." (Zech. ix. 10.)
TM ... P8^ 357
"There was given him dominion and
"glory, and a kingdom, that all people,
"nations, and languages should serve
"him. His dominion is an everlasting
"dominion, which shall not pass away,
"and his kingdom that which shall
*' not be destroyed." (Dan. vii. 14.)
2. Prophcc'ut in the New Testament
By Jesus Christ, that he should be be-
trayed. - p. 100. 102. 110
that Peter should deny him - 111
that his disciples should forsake him
101, in. 149
of his death 77. 141. 144 147. 163
of his resurreftion - 77.95.101.
103. 107. 141
of the gift of the Holy Ghost
147. 150. 152. 155. 156. 218
of the sufferings his followers should
undergo - m. 149. 153
of the powers they should possess
of the vengeance that should follow
after his death - 29.40.69.
of the time within which it should
occur - - 30.40,41
of the discrimination there should be
between believers and the opposers
of Christianity - - 70
Of the future success of Christianity.
(Rev. xii. 7.) 206
3. Miracles and Observations thereon.
Miracle of the loaves 88.180.223
the draught of fishes - - 176
turning water into wine - 56
calming the sea - - 62
sending devils into a herd of swine 62
casting out a devil from the daughter
of a Canaanitish woman - 84
healing a deaf and dumb man - 191
cleansing a leper - - 57, 58
healing ten lepers . 197, 198
healing a Centurion's servant 58
restoring a blind man, Bartimseus, to
sight - - 77,78
healing a man of the palsy - 209
healing a nobleman's son - 213
raising to life the ruler's daughter 221
"a widow's son 200
conferring the Holy Ghost - 153,
1 T, • '54' I57
releasing Peter from prison 176, 177
Enumeration of our Saviour's miracles
Correspondence thereof with former pro-
phecies - - page 32
Nature and publicity thereof 78. 88,
89. 129. 144. 159.181.210
Of the places where they were performed
88. 175. 181. 192. 197
Absurdity and sin of imputing them to
the power of Satan - 86. 129
On the evidence they furnish 144. 159
4. ConduB and works of the Apostles, and
On the conduct and character of John
the Baptist - "- 34
On the conduft of Judas - 03
On the ignorance of the apostles as to the
nature of Christ's kingdom - 77.
128. 133. 141. 147. ico
On the desertion of Christ by the apos-
tles, and their subsequent profession
of his religion - 36. 100. 103. 142.
On the intrepidity of the apostles after
the ascension - - 131.19c
On their exertions - - 167
On the extent to which they taught
Christianity - - 151. 221
On the sufferings of the apostles and con-
verts -' 59. 73. 136. 143. 168
On the powers they possessed 13c. 142.
146. 149. 151, 158. 195J 196. 205
On the gift of tongues - 154. 157
On the conduft of the apostles in ad«
vancing God's glory, not their own 31
On the testimony they bore to the resur-
rection of Jesus Christ 130, 131. iei
On their expectations at the time called
"the coming," or "day of the Lord"
68. 170. 454
On the conversion of St. Paul - eg
On his conduft - 58.19S, 199. 202
On his opposition to the Jews, and de-
crying the law of Moses 192. 198. 200
5. Christian Duties and Virtues, and
On Christian benevolence - 24.75.152.
161. 163, 164. 166. 168.205. 209
On Christian forbearance - 55
On the duty of forgiveness - 215
Against anger - - 146. J 79
Against retaliation - 184.108.40.206.
Against Judging others - 171
On trying our conduft by God's rules,
not by the conduft of others
On the duty of lowliness of mind - 93
Against ambition - 110. 187. 207