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before the LORD, when thou ( the commandment shall feel no such as keep his covenant and his beardest what I spake against evil thing: and a wise man's heart testimonies. this place, and agaiust the inhall discerneth both time and judg- Ps. XXXI, 19, 20, Oh how great is, tants thereof, that they should ment.

thy goodness, which thou hast become a desolation, and a curse, Isa. liv, 14. In righteousness laid up for them tha: fear thee; and hast rent thy clothes, and shalt thou be established: thou which thou hast wrought for them wept before me; I also have shalt be far from oppression; for that trust in thee before the song he ird thee, saith the LORD. Be- thou shalt not fear: and from of men! Thou shalt hide them hold therefore, I will gather the terror; for it shall not come near in the secret of thy presence from unto thy fathers, and thou shalt thee.

the pride of man; thou shalt keep be gathered into thy grave in

Jer. xxxix, 16--18. Go and spenk them secretly in a pavilion from peace, and thine eyes shall not see all the evil which I will bring saying, Thus saith the Lord of

to Ebed - melech the Ethiopian, the strife of tongues. upon this plice,

Ps. xxxiil, 12. Blessed is the And they

hosts, the God of Israel; Behold, Ination whose God is the LORD; brought the king word again.

will bring my words upon this and the people whom he hath 2.Chron. XXX, 9. For if ye turn city for evil, and not for good; and chosen for his own inheritance. again unto the LORD, your breth, they shall be accomplished in that Ps. XXXVII, 27 - 29, 37. Depart ren and your children shall find day before thee. But I will de- from evil, and do good; and dwell compassion before them that lead liver the in that day, saith the for evermore. For the LORD them captive, so that they shall LORD; and thou shalt not be given loveth judgment, and forsaketh come again into this land: for the into the hand of the men of whom not his saints; they are preserved LORD your God is gracious and thou art afraid. For I will surely for ever: but the seed of the merciful, and will not turn away deliver thee, and thou shalt not wicked shall be cut off. Tho his face from you, if ye return fall by the sword, but thy life righteous shall inherit the land, unto him.

shall be for a prey unto thee; and dwell therein for ever. Mark Job iv, 7. Remember, I pray because thou hast put thy trust in the perfect man, and behold the thee, who ever perished, being me, saith the LORD.

upright: for the end of that man is innocent? 'or where were tho

Ezek. xviii, 5, 9. But if a man peace. righteous cut off?

be just, and do that which is law- Ps. Ixv, 4. Blessed is the man Job v, 19, 21. He shall deliver ful and right. Hath walked in my whom thou choosest, and causest thee in six troubles; yea, in seven statutes, and hath kept my judg. to approach unto thee, that he may there shall no evil touch thee. ments, to deal truly; he is just, he dwell in thy couris: we shall be Thou shult be hid from the shall surely live, saith the Lord satisfied with the goodness of thy ecourge of the tongue; neither God.

house, eren of thy holy lernple. shalt thon be afraid of destruction when it cometh.

IN SPIRITUAL BLESSINGS. Ps. Ixxxiv, 11. For the LORD Job xxil, 30. He shall deliver

1 Sam. xil, 14, 15. If ye will fear God is a sun and shield: the LORD

the LORD, and serve him, and obey will give grace and glory: no good the island of the innocent; and it his voice, and not rebel against thing will be withhold from them 1s delivered by the pareness of the cominaudment of the LORD, that walk upriglitly. thine hauds.

then shall both ye, and also the P3. xcvii, 11. Light is sown for Ps. xxxvii, 19, 20, 23, 24. 31–83. king that reigneth over you, con- the righteous, and gladness for They shall not be ashamed in the time following the LORD your the upright in heart. evil time; and in the days of God: But if ye will not obey the famine they shall be satisfied. voice of the LORD, but rebel keep judgment, and he that doeth

Ps. cvi, 3. Blessed are they that But the wicked shall perish, and against the commandment of the righteousness at all times. the enemies of the LORD shall be LORD, then shall the hand of the as the fat of lambs: they shall con- LORD be against you, as it was after rightevusness and mercy

Prov. xxl, 21. He that followeth sume; into smoke shall they con: against your fathers. sume away. The steps of a good

fudeth life, righteousness, and man are ordered by the LORD;

2 Chron. xv, 7. Be ye strong bonour. and he delightech in his way. thereforu, and let not your hands

Jer. xxxiii, 6. Behold, I will Tough he fall, he shall not be be weak; for your work shall be bring it health and cure, and I utterly cast down: for the LORD rewarded.

will cure them, and will reveal upholdeth him with his hand. Job xxii, 21. Acquaint now thy- unto them the abundance of peace The law of his God is in his self with him, and be at peace and truth. beart; none of his steps shall slide, thereby good shall come unto

Zech iii, 6, 7. And the angel of The wicked watcheth the right- thee.

the LORD protested unto Joshua, eous, and seeketh to slay him.

Ps. V, 12. For thou, LORD, wilt saying, Thus saith the Lord of The LORD will not leave him in bless the righteous; with favour hosts, If thou wilt walk in my his band, nor condenin him when wilt thou compass him as with a ways, and if thou wilt keep my be is judged. shield.

charge, then thou shalt also judge I's, cxii, 4. Unto the upright P8. xvill, 24. Therefore hath the my house, and shalt also keep my there ariseth light in the dark. LORD recompensed me according courts, and I will give the places ness, he is gracious and full of to my rigliteousness, according to to walk among these that stand compassion, and righteous. the cleanness of my hands in his by. Proo. i, 33. But whoso hearken- eyesight.

John xil, 26. If any man serve eth unto me shall dwell safely, P8. xxiv, 5, 6. He shall receive me, let ħim follow me; and where and shall be quiet from fear of the blessing from the Lord, and I am, there shall also my servant evil.

righteousness from the God of his be: if any man serve me, Lim will Prov. xil, 28. In the way of salvation. This is the generation my Father honour. righteousness is life; and in the of them that seek him, that seek

ASPECTS OF PROVIDENCE paibway thereof there 18 no thy face, ( Jacob. Selah.

TOWARD THE WICKER. death.

PS. XXV, 10. All the paths of the PERSONAL PUNISHMENT Eccles. vill, 6. Whoso keepeth Lord are mercy and truth unto Num. xiv, 41-43. And Hoses

man

said, wherefore now do ye trans- trodden down all them that orr thine heart, Wherefore come these gross the coinmandment of the from thy statutes: for their deceit things upon me? For the greatLORD? but it shall not prosper. is falsehood. Thou putlest away ness of thine iniqnity are thy Go not up. for the LORD is not all the wicked of the earth like skirts discovered, and thy heels among you; that ye be not smitten droex: ther-fore I love thy testi- made bare. before your enemies. For the monies. My flesh trembleth for

Ezek. vll,3,4,8,9. Now is the end Amalekites and the Canaanites fear of thee; and I am afraid of come upon thee, and I will send are there before you, and ye shall thy judgments,

mine anger upon thee, and will fall by the sword: becanse ye are

Prov. iv, 19. The way of the judge theu according to thy ways, turned away from the LORD, therefore the LORD will not be with wicked is as darkness; they know and will recompense upon thee all not at what they stumble.

thine abominations. And mine you. 2 Sam. fil, 39. .... The LORD the wicked desireth evil:

Prov. xxi, 10-12. The soul of will I have pity: Unt I will recon

eye shall not spare thee, neither

his shall rewaru the doer of evil neighbour findeth no favour in penso thy ways upon thee, and according to his wickedness.

his eyes.

When the scorner is thine abominations shall be in the Job xxI, 28, 29, 31. 32, 34. For ye punished, the slinple is made wise;

midst of thee; and ye shall know say, Where is the house of the and when the wise is instructed that I am the LORD. Now will i princ ? and where are the dwell- he receiveth knowledge.

shortly pour out my fury upon thee,

Tho ing-places of the wicked? Have righteous man wisely considereth

and accoinplish mine anger upon ye not asked them that go by the house of the wicked: Out God thee; and I will judge thee accordthe way? and do yo not know overthroweth the wicked for their ing to thy ways, and will recomtheir tokens. Who shall declare wickedness.

pense thee for all thine abomins

tions, bis Fay to bis face? and who shall

And mine eye shall not repay liun what he hath done? Yet saith the LORD unto the wicked.

1sa, xlviii, 22. There is no peace, spare, neither will I have pity: I shall he be brought to the grave,

will recompense thee according to and shall remain in the tomb.

Isa. Ivii, 20, 21. But the wicked thy ways and thine abominations How then comiurt ye me in vain, are like the troubled sea, when it that are in the midst of thee; and suring in your answers there re- cannot rest, wbose waters cast up ye shall know that I am the Lord mainetha falsehoud?

mire and dirt. There is no peace, that suiteth. Job xxxi, 2 3. Fur what portion

suith my God, to the wickou. Ezek, ix, 10. 11. And as for me of God is there from abuse and

Jer. xxiii, 19, 20. Behold, a also, mine eye shall not spare, what inheritance of the Almighty whirlwiud of the LORD is gone neither will i have pity, but i will from on high? Is not destruction fortui in fury. even a grievous recompense their way upon their to the wicked? and a strange whirlwind: it shall fall grievously head. And, behold, the punishment to the workers of upon the head of the wicked. The clothed with linen, which had the iuiquity?

anger of the LORD shall not return, inkhorn by his side, reporteil the Job xxxiv, 26, 27. Ile striketh until he have executed, and till ho matter, saying, I have done as them as wicked men in the open his heart; in the latter days ye

have perforined the thoughts of thou hast commanded ine. siglt of others; Because they shall consider it perfectly.

Erek. xxiv, 13, 14. In thy fithi. turned back froin bin, and would

ness is lewdness: because I bave not consider any of his ways.

Jer, xxx, 14, 15, 22, 23. All thy purged thee, and thou wast not Job xxxvi, 17. Bat thou hast sek thee not: for I have wounded from thy filthiness any more, till

lovers have forgotten thee; they purged, thou shalt not be purged fulfilled the jalgment of the thee with the wound of an enemy, I have caused my tury to rest wicked: julginent and justice with the chastiseinent of a cruel upon thee. I the LORD have take isold on thee.

one, for the multitude of thine ini. spoken it; tt shall come to pass, Ps. i 4. The ungodly are not so: quity; because thy sins were tu- and I will «lo it; I will not go back, but are like the chair which the creased. Why criest thou for neither will I spare, neither will í wind driveth away.

thine amiction? thy sorrow is in. repeot: according to thy ways, Ps. 1,5. Therefore the ongodly curable for the multitnde of thine and according to ihy doings, shali shall not stand in the judgineut, iniquity: because thy sius were in they judge thee, saith the Lord por sinners in the congregation of creasou, I have done these things God. the rigliteous. unto tbee. And ye shall be my

Micah vi, 16 For the statutes people, and I will be your God. Ps ix, 16 The LORD is known Behold, the whiris iud of the LORD of omriure kept, and all the works by the ju igm nt which he exe-goutts forth with fury, a continu

of the house of Ahab, and ye walk cuteth: the wicked is snared in ing whirlwind; it shall fall with

in their counsels; that I shonld the work of his own hands. H18 pain upon the head of the wicked, make thee a desolation, and the gaion. Selalı.

inhabitants thereof an bissing:

Jonah il, 8. They that observe therefore ve shall bear the reP8. xxxiv, 21. Evil shall slay the Ising vanities forsake their own proach of my people. wicked; and they that hate the

mercy. righteous shall be desolate. P8. xxxvil, 20. 83. But the wicked WITH SPECIAL AGGRAVATIONS.

NATIONAL DISASTER. shall perish, and the enemies of Job viii, 22. They that hate these curses shall come upon thee,

Deut. xxviii, 45-47. Moreover, all the LORD shall be as the fat of thee shall be clothed with slame; and shall pursue theo, and over: lambs they shall consume; into and the dwelling place of the

take thee, illl thou be destroyed; smoke shall they consume away. wicked shall come to tought.

b cause thou hearkenedst tiot unto But the tripsgressors shall be de. Job xviii, 20. 21. They that come the voice of the LORD thy God, lo stroyed wgetier; the end of the after him shi be a stoniel at his keep his commandments and his wicked shall bu cut of. day, as they that went before were

statutes which be commanded Ps. lxviii, 21.

But God shall atfrighted. Surely such are the thee: And they shall be upon theo wound the head of uis enemies, dwellings of the wicked, and this for a sign, and for a wonder, and and the hairy sculp of such an one is the place of him that knowoth upon thy seed for ever. Because as goetli ou still in his trespasses. not God.

thou survecst not the Lord thy P3. csix, 118-120. Thou last Jer. xili, 22. And if thou say in God with joyfulness, and witb gladness of heart, for the aband have called unto them, but they | shall be cut off: but those that ance of all things. have not answered.

wait upon the LORD. they shall 1 Sam. xli, 15. But if ye will

Ezek. xxi, 24. Therefore thus inherit the earth. For yet a little not obey the voice of the LORD, saith the Lord God. Because ye while, and the wicked shall not but rebel against the command have made your iniqnity to be be: yea, thou shalt diligently conment of the LORD, then shall the remembered, in that your trans- sider bis place, and it shall not hand of the Lurd be against you, pressions are discovered, so that be. as it was against your fathers.

in all your doings your sins do Ps. Ixil, 3. IIow long will yo

appear; because, I say, that ye imagine mischief against a man? Isaiah 1. 20. But if ye refuse and are come to remembrance, ye ye shall be slain all of you: as a rebel, ye shl be devoured by the shall be taken with the hand. bowing wall shall ye be, and as a sword: for the mouth of the LORD hath spoken it:

Hosea viii, 1. Set the trumpet to totteriug fence.

thy mouth. He shall come as an P3. xcil, 9. For, 10, thine enemies Isaiah xxx, 1. Woe to the rebel eagle against the house of the Lorn, for, lo, thivo enemies llous chairen, saith the LORD that LORD, because they liave trans shall perish; all the workers of take counsel, but not of me; and gressed my covenant, and tres iniquity shall be scattered. that cover with a covering, but passed against my law. pot of my spirit, that they may add Hosea ix, 9, 17. They have shall be cut off from the earth,

Prov. ii, 22. But the wicked sin to sin.

deeply corrupted themselves, as Jer xi. 8. Yet they obeyed not, in the days of Gibeah: therefore he and the transgressors shall be nor inclined their ear, but walked will remember their intquity, lie rooted out of it. erery one in the imagination of will visit their sins. My God will Isaiah 1, 28. And the destructheir evil heart: therefore I will cast them away, because they did tion of the transgressors and of bring upon them all the words of not hearken unto himn: and they the sinners shall be together, and this covenant, which I commanded shall be wauderers among the na- they that forsake the LORD shall them to do; but they did them lions.

be consumed. Dot.

Isaiah v, 23, 24. Which justify Jer, xil, 17. But if they will not Ano DEATH IN EVERY BENSE. the wicked for reward, and take oby, I will utierly pluck np and

away the righteousness of the destroy that nation, sailli the Gen. vi. 13. And God said unto righteous from bim! Therefore LORD.

Noah, The end of all fesh is coine as the fire devoureth the stubble, Jer. xxv, 29, 31. For, lo. I begin before me; for the earth is filled and the flame consumeth the to bring evi on the city which is with violence through ther: and, cbaft, so their root shall be as rotcalled ly my name, and should ye belvld I will destroy them with tenness and their blossom shall go be utterly unpunished? Ye shall the earth.

up as dust: because they have not be unpunished: for I will call

Num. xxvII, 13,14. And when thou cast away the law of the Lord of for a sword upon all the inhabi- hasi seen it, ilivualso shalt be gath hosts, and despised the word of tants of the earth, saith the LORD ered unto thy people, as Aaron thy the Holy One of Israel. of hosts. lle will plead with brother was gathered. For yo all flesh, he will give them that rebelled against my continand-burneth as the fire: it shall de voor

Isaiah ix, 18. For wickedness are wicked to the sword, suita ment in the desert of Zin, in the the briers and thorns, and shall the LORD.

strife of the congregation), lo sanc- kindle in the thickets of the Jer xxvi 4-7. And thou shalt say tify me at the water before their forest; and they shall mount up unw them, Thus saith the LORD, eyes that is the water of Merl. like the lifting up sivke. Ji ye will not learken 10 me, to bih in Kadesh in the wilderness walk in my law, which I have set of Zin.

Jer. xxl, 14. But I will punish before you, To heurken to the words of my servants the pro-Belial shall be all of them as kindle a fire in the forest thereof,

2 Sam xxiii, 6, 7. But the sons of you according to the fruit of your

doings, suith the LORD: and I will phets, whom I sent unto you, thorns thrust away, because they and it shall devour all things boil rising up early, and sending cannot be taken with hands. But them, but ye have not hearkened; the inan that shall touch thein

round about it. Then will I make this house like must be fenced with Iron and the Ezek. xvill, 18. As for his father, Shiloh, and will make this city a staff of a spear; and they shall be because ho crucily oppressed, curse to all the nations of the utterly burned with fire in the spoiled his brother by violence, earth. So the priests and the pro- same place.

and did that which is not good phets, and all the people, beard Jeremiah speaking these words

Job iv, 8, 9. Even as I have seen among his people, lo, even ho in the house of the LORD.

they that plow iniquity, and sow shall die in liis imiquity.

wickedness. reap ine name. By Jer. XXXV, 16, 17. Because the the blast of God they perish, and poured out mine indignation upon

Exek. xxil, 31. Therefore have I sons of. Jopadab the son o. Rechab by the breath of liis nostrils are linem; I have consumed them with have performed the command they consumed.

the fire of my wrath: their own ment of their father, which ne

Job XXXVI, 12. But if they obes way have I recompensed upon cummanded them; but this people hath not bearkened uuto me: sword, and they shall die without

not, they shall perish by the their heads, saith the Lord God. Therefore, thus saith the LORD knowledge.

Mal. iv, 1. For, behold, the day Goul of hosts, the God of Israel,

cometh that shall burn as an oven; Behold, I will bring upon Judah,

P3. xi, 6. Upon the wicked he and all the proud, yea, and all and upon all the inhabitants of shall reign snares, Are and brim. that do wickedly, sliail be stubble: Jerusalem, all the evil that I have stone, and an borrible tempest: and the day that cometh shall pronounced against them: be this shall be the portion of their burn them up, saith the LORD of cause I bave spoken unto thein, cup.

hosts, that it shall leavo tuem but they have not bears; and I Ps. XXXVII, 9, 10. For evil-doers neither root nor brunch.

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BEDEMPTION.

1st.

we might live through him. And Verily, verily, I say unto you, DELIVERANCE FROM ve have seen, and do testify, that whatsoever ye shall ask the THE CURSE AND POWER OF Saviour of the world. the Father sent the Son to be the Father in my name, he will give

it you. Hitherto have ye asked SIN.

nothing in my name: ask, and se Matth. xviii, 11. For the Son of

2nd.

shall receive, that your j'y may man is come to save that which THE REDEEMER.

be full. These things bave I was lost,

(HIS MESSIAUSILIP, DIVIN

spoken unto you in proverbs: but Luke ix, 56. For the Son of man

the time cometh, when I shall no

ITY, HUMANITY. AND is not come to destroy men's lives,

more speak untó you in proverbs, but to save them.

CHARACTER, ETC.,

but I sball shew you plainly of the Luke xix, 10. For the Son of See under JESUS CHRIST)

Father. At that day ye stall ask

in my name: and I say not unto man (* coine to seek and to save

THE DISPENSER OF GRACE. you, that I will pry the Father that which was lost.

for you; For the Father himself John ili, 17. For God sent not John 1, 16. And of his fulness loveth you,

because ye bave loved his son into the world to con- have all we received, and grace me, and have belived that I came demn the world; but that the for grace.

out from God. world through bim might be John xvil, 13, 19. And now come

John xvii, 11, 20. And now I am saved.

I to thee; and these things I speak no more in the world, but these Acts iv, 12. Neither is there in the world, that they might are in the world, and' I come to salvation' in any other for there have my joy fulfilled in them- thee. Holy Father, keep through is none other name ander heaven selves. And for their sakes I thine own name those whom thva given amung men whereby we sanctify myself, that they also hast given me, that they may be inust be savedl,

might be sanctified through the one, as we are. Neither pray I

truth. Rom. vi, 18, 22. Being then

for these alone, but for them also made free from sin, ye became

1 Cor. 1, 4-6, 30. I thank my which shall believe on me through the servants of righteousness. God always on your behall, for their word. But now being pade free from

the grace of God which is given Rom. viii, 34. Who is be that sin, and become servants to God, you by Jesus Christ; That in every condemnetu? It is Christ that ye have your fruit unto holiness, thing ye are enriched by bim, in died, yea, rather, that is risen and the end everlasting life.

all utterance, anl in all known again, who is even at the right 1 Cor. 1, 30, 31. But of him are Christ was confirmed in you: But intercession for us.

ledge; Even as the testimony of land of God, who als) maketh ye in Christ Jesus, who of God is of biin are ye in Christ Jesus, who male unto us wisdom. and right of God is made unto us wisdom, boluness and access with confid

Eph. iil, 12. In whom we have eousness, and sanctification, and

and righteousness, and sanctificaredemption: That, according as it tion, and redemption.

ence by the faith of him. is written, ble that glorieth, let

Col. fli, 17. And whatsoever ye him glory in the Lord.

2 Cor. xii, 9. And he said unto our sins, that he might deliver us for my strength is made perfect thanks

to God and the Fátler by Gul. I, 4. Who gave himself for me, My grace is sufficient for thee: do in word or deed, do all in the

name of the Lord Jesus, giving from this present evil world,

hiin. accoriling to the will of God and fore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of

1 Tim. il, 5. For there is one our Fatlier. Christ may rest upon me.

God, and one mediator bet neen Gal. ill, 13. Christ hath redeem

God and men, the man Christ ed us from the curse of the law,

Epl. iil, 18, 19. May be able to

Jesus. being made a curse for us for it is comprehend with all saints what

Hcb. vil, 25. Wherefore he is written, Cursed is every one that is the breadth, and length, and hangeth on a tree.

depth, and height; And to know able also to save them to the Gal. iv, 1. Now I say, That the knowledge, that ye miglit be lim, seeing he ever liveth to

the love of Christ, which passeth uttermost that come unto God by heir, as long as he is a child, filled with all the fulness of God. make intercessiou for them. differeth nothing from a servant, though he be lord of all.

Phil. iv, 13. I can do all things Heb. ix, 15, 24. And for this 1 Tim. 1, 15. This is a faithful through Christ which strengthen-cause he' is the mediator of the

eth me. saying, and worthy of all accep

new testament, that by means of talion, that Christ Jesus came

Col. 11, 3. In whom are hid all death, for the redemption of the into the world to save sinners; of the treasures of wisdom and transgressions that were under knowledge.

the first testament, they which whom I am chief,

are called might receive the proTitus il, 14. Who gave himself

mise of eternal inheritance. For for us, that he might redeem us MEDIATOR AND INTERCESSOR.

Christ is not entered into the holy from all iniquity, and purify unto

places made with hands achich are

John xiv, 6. Jesus saith unto the figures of the true but Into himself a peculiar people, Zealous of good works.

me, I am the way, the truth, and heaven itself, now to uppear in the 1 John iv.9,14. In this was mani- Father, but by me.

the life: no man cometh unto the presence of God for as. fested the love of God toward us,

Heb. xli, 24. And to Jesus the because that God sent his only John Xvi, 23-27. And in that mortistes of the new cuvenant, begolion sou into the world, that day yo shall nek me nothing. and to the blood of spriukling,

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that speaketh better things than tion of the fulness of times be more perfect tabernacle, not made that of Abel. might gather together in one all with bands, that is to say, not of

Neither by the 1 John it, 1. My little children, things in Christ, both which are this building; these things write I unto you in heaven, and which are on earth; blood of gats and calves, but by

even in him. Far above all princi- bis own blood, entered in onco that ye sin not. And if any man ain, we have an advocate with the pality, and power, and might, and into the holy place, having obFather, Jesus Christ the right- dominion, and every name that is tained eternal redemption for us.

named, not only in this world, but For if the blood of bulls and of ous.

also in that which is to come; goats, and the ashes of an heifer

And bath put all things under his sprinkling the unclean, sanctifieth MAINTAINS COMMUNION WITH

feet, and gave him to be the head to the purifying of the flesh; How BELIEVERS,

over all things to the church. much more shall the blood of John xiv, 18-20. I will not Which is his body, the fulness of Christ, 'who through the eternal

Spirit offered himself without spot leave you comfortless; I will come him that filleth all in all. to you. Yet a little while, and Eph. iv, 15, 16. But, speaking to God, purge your conscienco the world soeth me no more; but the truth' in love, may grow up from dead works, to serve the ye sco me: because I live, ye shall into him in all things, which is the liviug God? live also. At that day ye shall head, even Christ: From whom 1 Peter i, 18.-20. Forasmuch as know that am in my Father, the whole body Atly joined to ye know that ye were not redeemand ye in me, and I in you. gether and compacted by that ed with corruptible things, as

every joint supplietb, silver and gold, from your vain John xv, 1, 2, 4, 5. true vine, and my Father is the according to the effectual work-conversation received by tradition husbandman. Every branch in ing in the measure of every part, from your fathers; But with the me that beareth not fruit he maketh increase of the body unto precious blood of Christ, as of a

lamb without blemish and with takoth away; and every branch the edifying of itself in love. that bearetli fruit, he purgeth it, Eph. V, 29, 30. For no man ever

out spot: Who Verily was forethat it may bring forth more fruit yet bated his own flesh; but ordained before the foundation of Abide in me, and I in yon. As nourisheth and cherisheth it, even the world, but was manifest in the branch cannot bear fruit of as the Lord the church: For we these last times for you.

Rev. v, 9. And they sung a new itself, except it abide in the vine; are members of his body, of his po more can ye, except ye abide flesh, and of his bones.

Song, saying, Thou art worthy to in me. I am the vine, ye are the Col. I, 18. And he is the head of take the book, and to open the branches: he that abideth in me, the body, the church: who is the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and I in him, the same bringeth beginning, the firstborn from the and hast redeemed us to God by forth much fruit; for without me dead; that in all things he might thy blood out of every kindred, ye can do nothing. have the preeminence.

and tongue, and people, and

nation. John xvi, 33. These things I Col. ii, 10. And yo are complete have spoken unto you, that in me in him, which is the head of all ge might have peace. In the principality and power.

1 Cor, vi, 20. For ye are bought world ye shall have tribulation: Heb. il, 11--13. For both be that with a price: therefore glorify God but be of good cheer, I have over- sanctifieth and they who are in your body, and in your spirit, come the world.

sanctified are all of one; for which which are God's. Rom. viil, 8--10. So then they cause he is not ashamed to call that are in the flesh cannot please them brethren. Saying, I will de- with a price: be not ye the ser

1 Cor. vii, 23. Ye are bought God.

Now if any man clare thy name unto my brethren; vants of men, have not the Spirit of Christ, be in the midst of the church will i is none of his. And if Christ sing praise onto thee. And again, To: DEATH OF CHRIST PREbe in you, the body is dead I will put my trust in him. And because of sin; but the Spirit again, Behold I and the children

DETERBIXED 18 life because of righteous- wbich God hath given me.

Luke 1x, 30, 31. And, behold, ness.

there talked with him two men, Rom. xil, 5. So we, being many, (On the offices of PROPHET and which were Moses and Elias: Who are one body in Christ, and every KING, EXERCISED BY

appeared in glory, and spake of one members one of another.

his decoase which he shonld acCHRIST.

complish at Jerusalem. 1 Çor. il, 16. For who bath See under JESUS CHRIST.) known the mind of the Lord, that

John xviii, 31, 32. Then said he may instruct him? But we

Pilate unto them, Take ye him,

3rd. have the mind of Christ.

and judge him according to your THE PRICE.

law. The Jews therefore said 1. Cor. xii, 12 27. For as the Acts xx, 28. Tako heed there- unto him, It is not lawful for us body is one, and hath many mem-fore unto yourselves, and to all to put any man to death: That bers, and all the members of that the flock, over the which the the saying of Jesus might be fulone body, being many, are one Holy Ghost hath made you over- Alled, which he spake, signifying body: so also is Christ. Now ye seers, to feed the church of God, what death he should die. are the body of Christ, and mein- which he hath purchased with his bers in particular.

John xis, 11. Jesus answered, own blood.

Thou couldest have no power at 2 Cor. xiii 3. Since ye seek a Eph. 1, 7, 8. In whom wo have all against me, except it were proof of Christ speaking in me, redemption through bis blood, the given thee from above: therefore which to you-ward is not weak, forgiveness of sins, according to be that delivered me unto thee but is mighty in you,

the riches of his grace; Wherein bath the greater sin. Eph. , 9, 10, 21--23. Having he hath abounded toward us in Acts fil, 18. But those things, made known unto us the mystery all wisdom and prudence. which God before had showed by of bis will, according to his good Heb. ix, 11-14. But Christ being the mouth of all bis prophets, that pleasure, which he hath purposed come an high priest of good Christ should suffer, he hath 80 in himself. That in the dispensa-l things to come, by a greater and fulflled.

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