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for wo keep the charge of the of the offerings of the Lord made CEREMONIAL INSTITU- LORD our God; but ye have for- by fire by a perpetual statute.

saken him. TIONS.

1 Sam. xxl, 3, 6. Now therefore Ps. Ixvi, 15. I will offer unto what is under thine hand? give INCENSE.

thee burnt-sacrifices of fatlings, me five loares of bread in mine Exod. xxx, 34-38. And the LORD with the incense of rams; I will hand, or what there is present. said unto Moses, Take unto thee offer bullocks with goats.' Selah. So the priest gave him hallowed sweet spices, stacte, and onycha,

Luke i, 9, 10. According to the bread; for there was no bread and galbanum; these sweet spices custom of the priest's office, liis there but the shew-bread, that lot was to burn incense when he

was taken from before the LORD, shall there bo like weight. And thou shalt make it a perfume, a

went into the temple of the Lord. to put hot bread in tho day when confection after the art of the) And the whole multitude of the it was taken away. apothecary, tempered together, people were praying without at pure and holy. And thou shall the time of incense.

Matth. xii, 3, 4, But he said unto beat some of it very small, and put

them, Have yo not read what of it before the testimony in the

P3. cxll, 1, 2. LORD, I cry unto David did, when he was an huntabernacle of the congregation, thee: make haste unto me; give gered, and they that were with where I will meet with thee; it ear unto my voice, when I cry him; How he entered into the shall be unto you most holy. And unto thee. Let my prayer be set house of God, and did eat the as for the perfumo which thou forth before thee as incense, and shew-bread, which was not lawful shait make, ye shall not make to the litting up of my hands as the for him to eat, neither for them yourselves according to the com- evening sacrifice.

which were with him, but only for position thereof: it shall be unto Jer, vi, 20. To what purpose

the priests? ihee holy for the LORD. Whosocometh there to me incense from Mark ii, 25, 26. And he said unto ever shall make like unto that, to Sheba, and the sweet cane from a them, Have ye never read what emell th reto, shall even be cut far country? your burnt-offerings David did, when he had need, and off from his people.

are not acceptable, nor your sac- was an hungered, he, and they rifices sweet unto me.

that were with him? How he USE.

Rev. viil, 3, 4. And another went into the house of God, in the Exod. xxx, 7-9. And Aaron angel came and stood at the altar, days of Abiathar the high priest, shall burn thereon sweet incense having a golden censer; and there and did eat the shew-bread, whichi every morning: when he dresseth was given unto him much incense. is not lawful to eat but for the the lamps, he sball burn incense that he should offer it with the priests, and gave also to them upon it. And when Aaron light- prayers of all saints upon the which were with him? eth the lamps at even, he shall golden altar which was bofore tho burn incense upon it; a perpetual throne. And the smoke of the ing them, said, Have ye not rend

Luke vi, 3, 4. And Jesus answer incense before the LORD through incense, which came with the so much as this, what David did, out your generations. Ye shall prayers of the saints, ascended when himself was an hungered, offer no strange incense thereon, up before God out of the angels and they which were with him; nor burnt - sacrifice, nor meat- hand.

How he went into the house of offering; neither shall yo pour

SHEW-BREAD.

God, and did take and eat the drink-offering thereon.

Exod. xxv, 30. And thou shalt shew-bread, and gave also to them Lev. xvi, 12, 13. And he shall set upon the table shew - bread that were with him, which it is take a censer full of burning coals before me alway.

not lawful to eat but for the of fire from off the altar before the Lord, and his hands full of sweet bread in order upon it before the

Exod. xl, 23. And he set the

priests alone? incense beaten small, and bring it

SPRINKLING OF PERSONS. within the vail. And he shall put LORD, as the LORD had commandthe incense upon the fire before ed Moses

Exod. xxiv, 8. And Moses took the LORD, that the cloud of the Lev. xxlv, 5-9. And thou shalt the blood, and sprinkled it on the inceuse may cover the mercy-seat take fine flour, and bake twelve people, and said, Behold the blood that is upon the testimony, that cakes thereof: 'two tenth deals of the covenant, which the LORD he die not.

shall be in one cake. And thou hath made with you concerning Deut. xxxiii, 10. They shall shalt set them in two rows, six on all these words. teich Jacob tby judgments, and a row, upon the pure table before Exod. xxix, 19-21. And thou

And thou shalt put shalt take the other ram; and Israel thy law: they shall put in the Lord. cense beture thee, and whole pure irankincense upon each row, Aaron and his sons shall put their burnt-sacrifice upon thine altar.

that it may be on the bread for å hands upon the bead of the ram.

memorial, even an offering made Then shalt thou kill the ram, and 2 Chron, xiil, 11. And they burn by fire unto the LORD. Every take of his blood, and put it upon unto the LORD, every morning sabbath be shall set it in order the tip of the right ear of Aaron, and every evening, burnt-sacri- before the LORD continually, being and upon the tip of the right ear fices and sweet incense: the shew- taken from the children of Israel of bis sons, and upon the thumb bread also set they in order upon by an everlasting covenant. And of their right hand, and upon the the pure table; and the canule- it shall be Aaron's and his sons'; great toe of their right foot, and stick" of gold, with the lanips and they shall eat it in the holy spriukle the blood upon the altar thereof, tu burn every evening: place: for it is most holy unto him round abouto And thou shalt take of the blood that is upon the put some of the blood upon the Teb. 1x, 18-23. Whereupon altar, and of the anointirg oil, and borns of the altar of sweet incense neither the first testament was sprinkle it upou Aaron, and upon before the LORD, which is in the dedicated without blood. For bis garments, and upon his sons, tabernacle of the congregation; when Moses bad spoken every and upon the garments of his sons and shall pour all the blood of precept to all the people according with him: and be shall be hallow the bullock at the bottom of the to the law, he took the blood of ed, and bis garments, and his altar of the burnt-offering, which calves and of goats, with water, sons, and his sons' garments with is at the door of the tabernacle of and scarlet wool, and hyssop, and bim.

the congregation. And the priest sprinkled both the book and all Lev. viil, 23, 24, 80. And he slew shall take of the blood thereof the people, Saying. This is the it; and Moses took of the blood of with his finger, and put it upon blood of the testament which God it, and put it upon the tip of the horns of the altar of burnt- hath enjoined unto you. Moreover Aaron's right ear, and upon the offering, and shall pour out all he sprinkled likewise with blood thumb of his right hand, and upon the blood thereol at the bottom both the tabernacle and all the the great toe of bis right foot. of the altar.

vessels of the ministry. And alAnd he brought Aaron's sons, and Lev. xiv, 15. 16. And the priest most all things are by the law Muses put of the blood upon the shall take some of the log ot oll, purged with blood; and without tip of their right ear, and upon and pour it into the palm of his shedding of blood is' po remission. the thumbs of their right hands, own left hand: And the priest It was therefore necessary that and upon the great tues of their shall dip his right finger in the the patterns of things in the right feet; and Moses sprinkled oil that is in his left hand, and beavens should be purified with the blood' upon the altar round shall sprinkle of the oil with his these; but the beavenly things about. And Moses took of the finger seven times before the themselves with better sacrifices anointing oil, and of the blood LORD.

than these. which was upon the altar, and sprinkled it upon Aaron, and upon take of the blood of the bullock,

Lev. xvi, 14-19. And he shall

CEREMONIAL UNCLEANhis garments, and upon bis sons, and sprinkle it with his finger

NESSES. and upon his sons' garments, with

upon the mercy-seat eastward; him; and sanctified Aaron, and and before the mercy-seat shall any unclean thing, whether it be a

Lev.' v, 2, 3. Or, if & soul touch bis garments, and his sons, and he sprinkle of the blood with carcase of an unclean beast, or a his suus' garments with him.

his finger seven times. Then carcase of unclean cattle, or the Lev. xiv, 14, 17, 18. And the shall be kill the goat of the sin carcase of unclean creeping things, priest shall take some of the blood offering that is for the people, and it be bidden from him; he of the trespass-offering, and the and bring his blood within the also sball be uoclean, and guilty. priest shall put it upon the tip of vail, and do with that blood as he Or if he touch the uncleanness of the right ear of him that is to be did with the blood of the bullock, man, whatsoever uncleanness it be cleansed, and upon the thumb of and sprinkle it upon the mercy that a man shall be detiled witbal, his right hand, and upon the great seat, and before the mercy-seat. and it be bid from him; when he toe of his right foot. And of the And he shall make an atonement knoweth of it, then he shall be rest of the oil that is in his band for the holy place, because of the guilty. shall the priest put upon the tip uncleanness of the children of

Lev. vii, 20, 21. But the soul that of the rigit ear of him that is to Israel, and because of their trans- eateth of the flesh of the sacrifice be cleansed, and upon the thumb ot gressions in all their sins: and so of peace-offerings that pertain his right hand, and upon the great shall be do fur the tabernacle of unto the Lord, having his uncleantoe of his right foot, upon the the congregation that remaineth

ness upon him, even that soul blood of the trespass - offering among them in the midst of their shall be cut off from bis people. And the remnant of the oil that uncleanness. And there shall be Moreover, the soul that shali is in the priest's hand he shall no man in the tabernacle of the touch any unclean thing, as the pour upon the head of him that is congregation wheu he goeth in to uncleanness of man, or any unto be cleansed: and the priest shall make an atonement in the boly clean beast, or any abominable make an atonemeut for him before place, until he come out, and have unclean thing, and

eat of the flesh the LORD.

made an atonement for himself, of the sacrifice of peace-offerings

and for bis household, and for all which pertain unto the Lord, even OF THINGS.

the congregation of Israel. And that soul shall be cut off from his Exod. xxiv, 6. Aud Moses took he shall go out unto the altar that

people. half of the blood, and put it in is before the LORD, and make an

Lev. xv, 4-7, 9, 10, 12. Every basons; and lialf of the blood he atonement for it; and shall take of

bed whereon he lieth that bath sprinkled on the altar.

the blood of the bullock, and of

the blood of the goat, aud put it the issue is unclean, and every Exod. xxx, 10. And Aaron shall upon the horns of the altar Pound thing whereon he silleth shall be make an atonement upou the about. And he shall sprinkle of unclean. And whosoever touchborns of it once in a year with the the blood upon it with his finger eth his bed shall wash bis clothes, blood of the sin-offering of atone- seven times, and cleanse it, and and bathe himself in water, and be ments; once in the year shall he hallow it from the uncleanness of unclean uutil the even. and he make atouement upon it through the children of Israel.

that sitteth on any thing whereon out your generations: it 13 must

he sat that hath the issue shall holy unto the LORD,

Exek, xlv, 19, 20. And the priest wash bis clothes,and bathe himself

shall take of the blood of tbe sin- in water, and be unclean until the Lev. iv, 5-7, 30. And the priest offering, and put it upon the posts even. And he that toucheth the that is anointed shall take of the of the house, and upon the four flesh of him that hath the issue bullock's blood, and bring it to corners of the settle of the altar, shall wash his clothes, and bathe the tabernacle of the congrega- and upon the posts of the gate of himself in water, and be unclean tion. And the priest shall dip his the inner court. And so thou until the even. And what saddle finger in the blood, and sprinkle shalt do the seventh day of the svever he rideth upon that hath of the blood seven times before month for every one that erreth, the issue shall be unclean. And ilie LR before ttre vail of the and for him that is simple: 80 shall whosoever toucheth any thing sanctuary. And the priest shall I ye reconcile the house.

that was under him shall be un.

even.

clean antil the even: and he that tent; All that come into the tent, | foot also of brass, to wash withal: beareth any of those things shall and all that is in the tent, shall be and thou shalt put it between the wash his clothes, and bathe him- uoclean seven days. And every tabernacle of ihe congregation self in water, and be unclean until open vessel, which hath no cover- and the altar, and thou shalt put the even. And the vessel of earthing bound upon it, is unclean. water therein: For Aaron and his that he toucbeth which hath the

Num. Xxxl, 19. And do ye abide sons shall wash their hands and issue shall be broken and every without tho camp seven days

: their feet thereat. When they go be whosoever hath killed any per

into the tabernacle of the congrewater.

and whosoever hath touched

gation, ,

they shall wash with Lev. xls, 22. And whatsoever any slain, purify both yourselves water, that they die not; or when the unclean person toucheth shali and your captives on the third they come near to the altar to be unclean, and the soul that day, and on the seventh day.

minister, to burn offering made by toucheth it shall be unclean until

fire unto the Lord: So they shall Deut. xxiil, 10. If there be wash their hands and their feet,

among you any man that is not that they die not: and it shall be a Lev. xxl, 4. But he shall not clean, by reason of uncleanness statute for ever to them, even to defile hlinsell, being a chief man that chanceth him by night, then him and to his seed throughout among his people, to profane him- shall he go abroad out of the their generations, self.

camp; he shall not come within Leo. xxil, 2-- 7. Speak unto the camp.

Exod. xl, 12, 31, 32. And thou Aaron, and to his sons, that they

shalt bring Auron and his sons

1 Sam. xx, 26. Nevertheless, unto the door of the tabernacle of separate themselves from the Saul spake not any thing that the congregation, and wash them huly things of the children of day: for he thought, Something with water. Israel, and that they profane not hath befallen him, he is not clean; Aaron, and his sons, washed their

And Moses, and my holy name in those things surely he is not clean.

hands and their feet thereat. which they hallow unto me: I am

Ezek. xliv, 26, 27. And after he When they went into the tent of the LORD. Say unto them, Who is cleansed, they shall reckon the congregation, and when they soever he be of all your seed, I unto him seven days. among your generations, that goeth unto the holy things, which the day that he goeth into the washed; as the Lord commanded the children of Israel hallow unto sanctuary, unto the inner court, Moses. the Lord, having his uncleanness shall offer his sin-offering, saith touch the flesh thereof shall be to minister in the sanctury, he

Lev, Vi, 27, 28. Whatsoever shall upon him, that soul shall be cut

the Lord God. off from my presence: I am the

holy: and when there 18 sprinkled LORD. What man soever of the

of the blood thereof upon any seed of Aaron is a leper, or hath a

Haggai il, 11-14. Thus saith the garment, thou shalt wash that running issue, he shall not eat of Lord of hosts, Ask now the priests whereon it was sprinkled in the the holy things, until he be clean. concerning the

law, saying, If one holy

place. But the earthen ves And whioso toucheth any thing bear holy desh in the skirt of his sel wherein it is sodden shall be that is unclean by the dead, or a garinent, and with his skirt do broken: and if it be sodden in a man whose seed goeth from him; touch bread, or pottage, or wine, brasen pot, it shall be both Or whosoever toucheth

any or oil, or any meat, shall it be scoured, and rinsed in water, creeping thing, whereby he may holy?' And the priests answered Lev: vill, 6. And Moses brought be made unclean, or a man of and said, No. Then said Haggai, Aaron and his sons and washed whom he may take uncleanness, if one that is unclean by a dead them with water. whatsoever uncleanness be bath; body touch any of these, shall it The soul which bath touched any be unclean? And the priests an- be the law of the leper in the day

Lev. xiv, 2-7, 49-53. This shall such shall be unclean until even, swered and said, It shall be un- of his cleansing: He shall be and shall not eat of the holy clean. Then answered Haggai, brought unto the priest. And the things, unless he wash his flesh and said, So is this people, and so priest shall go forth out of the with water. And when the sun is is this nation before me, saith the camp: and the priest shall look, dowu, he shall be clean, and shall LORD; and so is every work of and, bebold, if the plague of afterward eat of the holy things, their hands; and that which they leprosy be healed in the leper; because it is his food. offer there is unclean.

Then sball the priest command to Num. xii, 15. And Miriam was

John ili, 25. Then there arose a

take for him that is to be cleansed days: and the people journeyed disciples and the shut out from the camp seven question between some of John's two birds alive and clean, and

Jews about cedar-wood, and scarlet, and hysnot till Miriam was brought in purifying.

sop. And the priest shall comagain,

mand that one of the birds be Num. xi, 11--15. He that touch

ABLUTIONS.

killed in an earthen vessel over eth the dead body of any man

Exod. xix, 10, 11. And the LORD running water. As for the living Shall be unclean seven days. He said unto Moses, Go unto the bird, he shall take it, and tho shall purify himself with it on the people, and sanctify them to-day the hyssop, and shall dip them and third day, and on the seventh day and to-morrow, and let them wash the living bird in the blood of the be shall be clean: but if he purify their clothes, not himself the third day, then the seventh day he shall not be against the third day: for the third bird that was killed over the runclean. Whosoever toucheth the way the LORD will come down in ning water; And he shall sprinkle dead body of any man that is dead, the sight of all the people upon from the leprosy seven times, and and pur fieth not himsell, defleth

shall pronounce him clean, and the taberuacle of the LORD; and

Ecod. xxix, 4. And Aaron and shall let the living bird loose into that soul shall be cut off from his sons thou shalt bring unto the the open field. And he shall tako Israel: because

the water of separ-door of the tabernacle of the con- to cleanse the house two birds, and ation was not sprinkled upon gregation, and shalt wash them cedar-wood, and scarlet, and byshim, he shall be unclean; his un- with water,

sop. And he shall kill the one of cleanness is yet upon him. This Exod. xxx, 18-21. Thou shalt the birds in an earthen vessel over is the law, when a man dieth in al also make a laver os brass, and his running water. And he shall take

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the cedar-wood, and the hys I heifer of purification for sin, and Acts xxl, 23, 26. Do therefore Bop, and the scarlet, and the living running water shall be put thereto this that we say to thee: We have bird, and dip them in the blood of in a vessel; And a clean person 'four men which have a vow on the slain bird, and in the running shall take hyssop, and dip it in the them: Then Paul took the men, water, and sprinkle the bouse water, and sprinkle it upon the and the next day purifying himseven times. And he shall cleanse tent, and upon all the vessels, and self with them entered into the the house with the blood of the upon the persons that were there, temple, to signify the accomplishbird, and with the running water, and upon him that touched a ment of the days of purification, and with the living bird, and bone, or one slain, or one dead, or until that an offering

should be with the cedar-wood, and with a grave: But the man that shall offered for every one of them. the hyssop, and with the scarlet. be unclean, and shall not purify But he shall let go the living bird himself, that soul shall be cut off

ANOINTING. out of the city into the open from among the congregation, befields, and make an atonement for cause he hath defiled the sanctu

TIE OINTMENT. the house: and it shall be clean. ary of the LORD: the water of Exod. xxx, 23-25, 31-33. Take

Lev. xv, 7, 13. And he that separation hath not been sprinkled thou also unto thee principal toucheth the flesh of him that upon him; be is unclean. And it spices, of pure myrrh five hunhath the issue shall wash his shall be a perpetual statute unto dred shekels, and of sweet cinnaclothes, and bathe himself in them, that he that sprinkleth the mon half 80 much, eren two water, and be unclean until the water of separation shall wash his hundred and fifty shekels, and of even. And when he that hath an clothes; and he that toucheth the sweet calamus two bundred and issue is cleansed of his issue, then water of separation shall be un-fifty shekels. And of cassia five he shall number to himsell seven

clean until even. And whatsoever hundred shekels, after the shekel days for his cleansing, and wash the unclean person toucheth shall of the sanctuary, and of oil-olivo his clothes, and bathe his fesh in be vuclean; and the soul that an hin. And thou shalt make it running water, and shall be clean toucheth it shall be unclean until an oil of holy ointment, an ointeven.

ment compound after the art of Lev. XVI, 29. And he that burnoth them shall wa his clothes, the priest said unto the men of holy, anointing oil, Num. XXXI, 21-24. And Eleazar the apothecary. It shall be an

And thon and bathe his flesh in water, and afterward shall be come into the This is the ordinance of the law Israel, saying, This shall be an

war which went to the battle, shalt speak unto the children of camp.

which the LORD
commanded holy anointing oil unto

me Num. xix, 2--10, 17, 18, 20-22. Moses; Every thing that may

throughout your generations. This is the ordinance of the law abide the fire, ye shall make it go Upon mau's flesh, shall it not be which the LoRv hath commanded, through the stre, and it shall be poured; neither shall ye make any saying, Speak unto the children of clean; nevertheless it shall be

other like it, after the composition Israel,'thit they bring thee a red purified with the water of separa holy unto

you." 'Whosoever com

of it: it is holy, and it shall be blemish, and upon which never fre, ye shall make go through the poundeth any like it, or whosocame yoke. And ye shall give water. And ye shall wast your ever putteth any of it upon . her unto Eleazır the priest, that clothes on the seventh day, and ye stranger, shall even be cut off he may bring her forth without shall be clean, and afterward ye

from his people. the camp, and one shall slay her shall come into the camp. before his fice. And Eleazar the

THE COMMAND. priest shall take of her blood with

Deut. xxili, 11. But it shall be, when evening cometh on, he shali

Exod. xxix, 7. Then shalt thou his finger, and sprinklo of her wash himself with water, and when take the anointing oil

, and pour it nacle of the congregation seven into the camp again. blood directly before the taber. the sun is down, he shall come upon his head, and anoint him,

Exod. XXX, 26-30. And thou times. And one shall burn the heifer in his sight; her skin, and Neh, xil, 30. And the priests and Bhalt anoint the tabernacle of the her fleshi, and her blood, with her the Levites purified themselves, congregation therewith, and the dung, shall he burn. And the and purified the people, and the ark of the testimony, And the

table and all his vessels, and the priest shall take cedar-wood, and gates, and the wall.

candlestick and his vessels, and hyssop, and scarlet, and cast it Luke xl, 38-40. And when the the altar of incense, And the into the midst of the burning of Pharisee saw it, he marvelled that altar of burnt-offering with all his the heiser. Then the priest shall he had not first washed before vessels, and the laver and his foot. wash bis clothes, and he shall dinner. And the Lord said unto And thou shalt sanctify them, buthe his flesh in water, and after- birn, Now do ye Pharisees make that they may be most holy: whatward he shall come into the camp, clean the outside of the cup and soever toucheth them sball be and the priest shall be unclean the platter; but your inward part holy. And thou shall anoint until the even. And he that burn-is full of raveuing and wickedness, Aaron and his sons, and conseeth her shall wash bis clothes in

Ye fools, did not be that made crate them, that they may miniswater, and bathie bis flesh in that which is without make that ter unto me in the priest's office. water, and shall be unclean until which is within also? the oven. And a man that is

Exod. x1, 9-11. And thou shalt clean shall gather up the ashes of

John il, 6. And there were set take the anvinting oil, and anoint the heiler, and lay them up with there six water-pots of stone after the tabernacle, and all that is out the camp in a clean place; the manner of the purifying of the therein, and shalt hallow it, and and it shall be kept for the con- Jews, containing two or three all the vessels thereof: and it'shall gregation of the children of Israel frkins apiece.

be holy. And thou shalt anoint for a water of separation; it is a John xiii, 8, 9. Peter saith unto

the altar of the burnt-offering, purification for sid, And he that him, Thou shalt never wash my

and all his vessels, and sunctity gathereth the ashes of the hmifur feet. Jesus answered him, Ir' the altar: add it shall be an altar shall wash his clothes, and be un- wash thee not, thou hast po part most holy. And thou shalt anoint clean until the even...... And with me. Simon Peter saith unto the laver and his foot, and sancti. for an unclean person they shall him, Lord, not my feet only, but fy it. take of the ashes of the burnt I also my hands and my head.

Lev. vill, 10-12. And Moses

man

took the anointing oll, and anoint- | must needs be clrcumcised: and for I will stretch out my hand ed the tabernacle, and all that my covenant shall be in your upon the inhabitants of the land, was therein, and sanctified them. flesh for an everlasting covenant. Baith the LORD. And he sprinkled thereof upon And the uncircuncised

Jer. ix, 25, 26. Behold, the days the altar seven times, and anoint- child, whose flesh of his foreskin ed the altar and all his vessels, is not circumcised, that soul shall come, saith the Lord, that I wiu both the laver and his foot, to be cut off from his people; he hath punish all them which are circum

cişed with the uncircumcised; Banctify them. And be poured broken my covenant.

Egypt, and Judah, and Edom, and of the anointing oil upon Aaron's Joshua v, 2. At that time the the children of Ammon, and Moab, head, and anointed him, to sancti- LORD said unto Joshua, Make and all that are in the utmost ty him.

thee sharp knives, and circumcise corners, that dwell in the wilderLev. 2, 7. And ye shall not go again the children of Israel the ness: for all these nations are unout from the door of the taber- second time.

circumcised, and all the house of nacle of the congregation, lest ye Ezek. xxvill, 10. Thou shalt dle Israel are uncircumcised in the dle: for the anointing oil of the the deaths of the uncircumcised heart. LORD is upon you. And they did by the hand of strangers: for ! according to the word of Moses. have spoken it, saith the Lord Jew which is one outwardly;

Rom. 11, 28, 29. For he is not a God.

neither is that circumcision which Ps. cxxxiit, 2. It is like the Ezek. xxxii, 19. Whom dost is outward in the Nesh: But he is precious ointment upon the head, thou pass in beauty? go down, a Jew which is one inwardly; and that ran down upon the beard, and be thou laid with the uncir- circumcision is that of the heart, even Aaron's beard: that went cumcised.

in the spirit, and not in the letter; down to the skirts of his gar- Rom. XV, 8. Now I say, that whose praise is not of men, but of ments. Jesus Christ was a minister of the

God. 2 Cor. 1, 21. Now he which circumcision for the truth of God, Col. 11, 11. In whom also ye are stablisheth us with you in Christ, to confirm the promises made un circumcised with the circumcision and hath appointed us, is God. to the fathers,

made without hands, in putting 1 John ii, 20, 27. But ye have an

off the body of the sins of the unction from the Holy One, and

flesh by the Lev. XXVI, 41, 42. And that I also

circumcision of ye know all things. But the bave walked contrary unto them,

Christ. anointing, which ye have received and have brought them into the of him,abideth in you; and ye need land of their enemies; if then their

INSTANCES. not any that man teach you: but uncircumcised hearts be bumbled,

Gen. xvil, 23-27. And Abraham as the same anointing teacheth and they then accept of the pun- took Ishinael bis son, and all that you of all things, and is truth, and ishment of their iniquity; Then

were born in his house, and all is no lie, and even as it lath will I remember my covenant with that were bought with his money, taught you, ye shall abide in Jacob,and also my covenant with every male among the men of him.

Isaac, and also my covenant with Abraham's house, and circumcisCustom IN THE NEW TESTAMENT. will remember the land. Abralam will I remember; and Ied the Nesh of their foreskin in

the self-same day, as God had said Mark vi, 13. And they cast out Deut. x, 16. Circumcise there- ninety years old and nine when

unto him. And Abraham was many devils, and anointed with fore the foreskin of your heart, he was circumci ed in the flesh of oil many that were sick, and and be no more stiff-necked. healed them.

his foreskin. And Ishmael bis James v. 14. Is any sick among God will circumcise thine heart, he was circumcised in the flesh of

Deut. xxx, 6. And the LORD thy son was thirteen years old when you? let liim call for the elders and the heart of thy seed, to love his foreskin. In the self-same day of the church; and let them pray the LORD thy God with all thine was Abraham circumcised, and over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord.

heart, and with all thy soul, that Isbmael his son; And all the men thou mayest live.

of his houso, born in the house, 2.-SACRAMENTAL

Jer. 17,4. Circumcise yourselves and bought with money of the ORDINANCES.

to the LORD, and take away the stranger, were circumcised with 1.-UNDER OLD TESTAMENT. foreskins of your heart, ye men of

bim. Judah and inhabitants of Jerusa- Gen. xxl, 4. And Abraham cirCIRCUMCISION.

lem; lest my fury come forth like cumcised his son Isaac, being Gen. xvil, 9-14. And God said fire, and burn that none can eight days old, as God húd comunto Abraham, Thou shalt keep quench it, because of the evil of manded him. my covenant therefore, thou, and your doings.

Gen. xxxiv, 13-24. And the song thy seed after thee in their gener- Jer. vi, 10-12. To whom shall I of Jacob answered Shechem and ations. This is my covenant, speak, and give warning, that they Hamor his father deceitfully, and which ye shall keep, between mé may hear? Behold, their ear is said, (because he had defiled and you and thy seed after thee; uncircumcised, and they cannot Dinah their sister:) And they Every man-child among you shall bearken: behold, the word of the said unto them, We cannot do be circumcised. And ye shall LORD is unto them a reproach; this thing, to give our sister to one circumcise the flesh of your fore- they have no delight in it. There that is uncircumcised; for that skin; and it shall be a token of the fore I am full of the fury of the were a reproach uuto us: But in covenant betwixt me and you. LORD; I am wearywith holding in:Ithis will we consent unto you: If And he that is eight days old will pour it out upon the children yo will be as we be, that every shall be circumcised among you, abroad, and upon the assembly of male of you be circumcised; Then every man-child in your genera- | young men together: for even the will we give our daughters unto tions, be that is born in the house, husband with the wife shall be you, and we will take your daughor bought with money of any taken, the aged with him that is ters to us, and we will dwell with stranger, which is not of thy seed. full of days. And their houses you, and we will become one Ho that is born in thy house, and shall be turned unto others, with people. But if yo will not heark. be that is bought with thy money, I their fields and wires together; 1 en unto us, to be circumicisod:

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