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the sin of the world, John i. 29. And I, / venly places, might be known by the if I be lifted up from the earth will church the manifold wisdom of God, draw all men unto me, xii. 32. And that iii. 10. he died for all, that they which live b The Lord hath made all things should not henceforth live unto them for himself; yea, even the wicked for selves, but unto him which died for the day of evil, Prov. xvi. 4. This them and rose again, 2 Cor. v. 15. people have I formed for myself; they Who gave himself

a ransom for all, to shall shew forth my praise, Isa. xlii. be testified in due time, 1 Tim. ii. 6. 21. For of him, and through him, And he is the propitiation for our sins, and to him, are all things : to whom and not for ours only, but also for the be glory for ever, Amen, Rom. xi. 36. sins of the whole world, 1 John ii. 2. But to us there is but one God, the And they sung a new song, saying, Father, of whom are all things, and Thou art worthy to take the book, and we in him; and one Lord Jesus Christ, to open the seals thereof: for thou by whom are all things, and we by wast slain, and hast redeemed us to bim, 1 Cor. viii. 6. And all things God by thy blood out of every kind- are of God, who bath reconciled us to red, and tongue, and people, and na. himself by Jesus Christ, and hath tion, Rev. v. 9.

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tion, 2 Cor. v. 18. For by him were all VER. 10.

things created, that are in heaven, and "Empena yàp aürõ, diây và Tárta, mai that are in earth, visible and invisible, di' où tà mária, monnows incùs ets décay whether they be thrones, or dominions, αγαγόντα, τον αρχηγών της σωτήριας αυ or principalities, or powers, all things των διά παθημάτων τελειώσαι.

were created by him, and for him; For a it became hin, for whom are all him all things consist, Col. i. 16, 17.

and he is before all things, and by things, and by whom are all things, in Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive bringing many sons unto glory, to glory, and honour, and power; for muke e the captain of their salvation thou hast created all things, and for 'perfect through sufferings.

thy pleasure they are and were created, a For such an High Priest became Rev. iv.11. us, who is holy, harmless, undefiled, Yet the number of the children of separate from sinners, and made high- Israel shall be as the sand of the sea, er than the heavens, Heb. vii. 26. which cannot be measured nor num. Ought not Christ to bave suffered bered ; and it shall come to pass, that these things, and to enter into his in the place where it was said unto glory, Luke xxiv. 26. Whom God them, Ye are not my people, there it bath set forth to be a propitiation shall be said unto them, Ye are the through faith in his blood, to declare sons of the living God, Hos. i. 10. his righteousness for the remission of And not for that nation only, but that sins that are past, through the forbear- also he should gather together in one ance of God; To declare, I say, at the children of God that were scatterthis time his righteousness; that he ed abroad, John xi. 52. For as many inight be just, and the justifier of him as are led by the Spirit of God, they which believeth in Jesus, Rom. iii. are the sons of God. For ye have not 25, 26. To the praise of the glory of received the spirit of bondage again to his grace, wherein he hath made us fear; but ye have received the spirit accepted in the beloved. In whom of adoption, whereby we cry Abba, we have redemption through his blood, Father. The Spirit itself beareth witthe forgiveness of sins, according to the ness with our spirit, that we are the riches of his grace ; Wherein he hath children of God : And if children, abounded toward us in all wisdom and then heirs ; heirs of God, and jointprudence, Eph. i. 6-8. That in the heirs with Christ; if so be that we ages to come he might shew the ex- suffer with him, that we may also be ceeding riches of his grace, in his kind glorified together. For I reckon that ness toward us through Christ Jesus, the sufferings of this present time are ii. 7. To the intent that now, unto not worthy to be compared with the the principalities and powers in hea- glory which shall be revealed in us,

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Rom. viii. 14—18. For whom he did our life, shall appear, then shall ye foreknow, he also did predestinate also appear with bim in glory, Col. iii. to be conformed to the image of his 4. Therefore I endure all things for Son, that he might be the first-born the elect's sake, that they may also among many brethren, 29. Moreover, obtain the salvation which is in Christ whom he did predestinate, them he Jesus with eternal glory, 2 Tim. ij. also called; and whom he called, 10. The elders which are among you, them be also justified; and whom I exhort, who am also an elder, and he justified, them he also glorified, a witness of the sufferings of Christ, 30.

As he saith also in Osee, I and also a partaker of the glory that will call them my people, which were shall be revealed, 1 Pet. v. 1. But not my people ; and her beloved, the God of all grace, who hath called which was not beloved. And it shall us unto his eternal glory by Christ come to pass, that in the place where Jesus, after that ye have suffered ait was said unto him, Ye are not my while, make you perfect, stablish, people, there shall they be called the strengthen, settle you, ver. 10. children of the living God, ix. 25, 26.

e Whither the forerunner is for us And will be a Father unto you, and entered, even Jesus, made an High ye shall be my sons and daughters, Priest for ever after the order of Melsaith the Lord Almighty, 2 Cor. vi. chisedec, Heb. vi. 20. Looking unto 18. For ye are all the children of Jesus the author and finisher of our God, by faith in Christ Jesus, Gal. iii. faith ; who for the joy that was set 26. Having predestinated us unto before him, endured the cross, despis. the adoption of children by Jesus ing the shame, and is set down at the Christ to himself, according to the right hand of the throne of God, xii. good pleasure of his will, Eph. i. 5. 2. And he said, Nay, but as captain Bebold, what manner of love the Fa of the host of the LORD am I now ther hath bestowed upon us, that we

And Joshua fell on his face should be called the sons of God : to the earth, and did worship, and therefore the world knoweth us not, said unto him, What saith my LORD because it knew him not. Beloved, unto his servant? And the captain of now are we the sons of God, and it the Lord's host said unto Joshua, doth not yet appear what we shall be : Loose thy shoe from off thy foot, for but we know that, when he shall ap- the place whereon thou standest is pear, we shall be like him ; for we holy. And Joshua did so, Josh. v. we shall see him as he is, 1 John iii. 14, 15. Behold, I have given him 1, 2. After this I beheld, and, lo, a for a witness for the people, a leader great multitude which no man could and commander to the people, Isa. lv. number, of all nations, and kindreds, 4. The breaker is come up before and people, and tongues, stood be them : they have broken up and have fore the throne, and before the Lamb, passed through the gate, and are gone clothed with white robes, and palms out by it; and their king shall pass in their hands, Rev. vii. 9.

before them, and the LORD on the d And that he might make known head of them, Mic. ii. 13. And killthe riches of his glory on the vessels ed the Prince of life, whom God hath of mercy, which he had afore prepared raised from the dead, whereof we are unto glory, Rom. ix. 23. But we witnesses, Acts iii. 15. Him hath speak the wisdom of God in a myste- God exalted with his right hand to be ry, even the hidden wisdom, which God a Prince and a Saviour, for to give ordained before the world unto our repentance to Israel, and forgiveness glory, 1 Cor. ii.7. But we all with of sins, v. 31. open face beholding as in a glass the {Though he were a son, yet learned glory of the Lord, are changed into he obedience by the things which he the same image from glory to glory, suffered ; and being made perfect, he even as by the Spirit of the Lord, 2 Cor. became the author of eternal salvaji. 18. For our light affliction, which tion unto all them that obey him, Heb. is but for a moment, worketh for us a v. 8, 9. And he said unto them, Go far more exceeding and eternal weight ye, and tell that fox, Behold, I cast of glory, iv. 17. When Christ, who is out devils, and I do cures to-day and

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to-morrow, and the third day I shall / whosoever shall be ashamed of me, be perfected, Luke xiii. 32. Ought and of my words, of him shall the not Christ to have suffered these Son of man be ashamed, when he things, and to enter into his glory, shall come in his own glory, and in his xxiv. 26. And said unto them, Thus Father's, and of the holy angels, Luke it is written, and thus it behoveth ix. 26. Christ to suffer, and to rise from the d See on Matt. rii. ver. 50. clause 2. dead the third day, ver 46. When Jesus therefore had received the vide

VER. 12. gar, he said, It is finished : and he

Λέγων, 'Aπαγγελώ το όνομά σου τους bowed his head, and gave up the αδελφούς μου, εν μέσω εκκλησίας υμνήσου ghost, John xix. 30. VER. 11.

Saying, * I will declare thy name unto *0,78 gàę åyidfwr xai oi åpasóperos, my brethren, bin the midst of llie church εξ ενός παντες· δι' ήν αιτίαν ουκ επαισχύ

will I sing praise unto thee. εται αδελφούς αυτούς καλεϊν, ,

a I will declare thy name unto my For both a he that sanctifieth, und they brethren ; in the midst of the congrewho are sanctified are ball of one: for gation will I praise thee, Psal. xxi. which cause che is not ashamed d to call 22. them bre en,

My praise shall be of thee in the By the which will we are sancti- great congregation; I will pay my fied through the offering of the body xxii. 25. I have not hid thy righte

vows before them that fear him, Psal. of Jesus Christ, once for all, Heb. x. 10. For by one offering, he bath per- clared thy faithfulness and thy salva

ousness witbin my heart; I have defected for ever them that are sancti. fied, ver. 14. Wherefore Jesus also, kindness and thy truth from the great

tion : 1 have not concealed thy loving. that he might sanctify the people with his own blood, suffered without the

congregation, xi. 10. Praise the gate, xiii. 12. And for their sakes I LORD, I will praise the LORD with my sanctify myself, that they also might upright,

and in the congregation, cxi.

whole heart, in the assembly of the be sanctified through the truth, John 1. Jesus answered him, I spake openxvii. 19.

b Forasmuch then as the children are ly to the world, 1 ever taught in the partakers of flesh and blood, he also synagogue, and in the temple, whither himself likewise took part of the same; have I said nothing, John xviii. 20.

the Jews always resort, and in secret that through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is the devil, Heb. ii. 14. And hath

VER. 13. made of one blood all nations of men Και πάλιν: Εγώ έσομαι πεποιθώς επ' for to dwell on all the face of the earth, αυτώ. Και σάλιν: Ιδού εγώ και τα παιand hath determined the times before | δία ά μοι έδωκεν ο Θεός. appointed, and the bounds of their habitation, Acts xvii. 26. Bat when

And again, a I will put my trust in the fulness of the time was come, God children which God hath given me.

him. And again, b Behold I, and the sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made under the law, Gal. iv. 4.

* The God of my rock ; in him will I ¢ But now they desire a better coun trust : he is my shield, and the horn of try, that is, an heavenly : wherefore my salvation, my high tower, and my God is not ashamed to be called their refuge, my Saviour ; thou keepest me God: for he hath prepared for them from violence, 2 Sam. xxii. S. Prea city, Heb. xi. 16. Whosoever there serve me, O God, for in thee do I pat fore shall be ashamed of me, and my trust, Psal. xvi. 1. The LORD IS of my words, in this adulterous and my rock, and my fortress, and my desinful generation ; of him also shall liverer; my God, my strength, in the Son of man be ashamed, when he whom I will trust; my buckler, and cometh in the glory of his Father with the horn of my salvation, and my bigla the holy angels, Mark viii. 38. For tower, xviii. 2. How excellent is chy

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A. D. 64. loving-kindness, O God! therefore himself likewise took part of the same ; the children of men put their trust un Cthat through death he might a destroy der the shadow of thy wings, They him that had the power of death, that is, shall be abundantly satisfied with the the devil ; fatness of thy house; and thou shalt a Now this I say, brethren, that make them drink of the river of thy flesh and blood cannot inherit the pleasures, xxxvi. 7, 8. I will say of kingdom of God, neither doth corrupthe LORD, He is my refuge, and my tion inherit incorruption, 1 Cor. iv. fortress, my God, in him will I trust, 50. xci. 2. For the LORD God will help b For in that he himself bath suf. me; therefore shall I not be confound fered, being tempted, he is able to ed; therefore have I set my face like succour them that are tempted, ver. a flint, and I know that I shall not be 18. For we have not an High Priest ashamed. He is near that justifieth which cannot be touched with the me; who will contend with me? let feeling of our infirmities, but was in us stand together; who is mine ad- all points tempted like as we are, yet versary ? let him come near to me. without sin, iv. 15. And I will put Behold, the Lord God will help me; enmity between thee and the woman, who is he that shall condemn me? lo, and between thy seed and her seed; it they all shall wax old as a garment, sball bruise thy head, and thou shalt the moth sball eat them up, Isa. 1. 7 bruise his heel, Gen. ii. 15. There-9. He trusted in God; let him de- fore the Lord bimself shall give you liver him now, if he will have him: a sign, Behold, a virgin shall conceive for he said, I am the Son of God, and bear a son, and shall call his name Matt. xxvii. 43. Looking unto Je. Immanuel, Isa. vii. 14. And the sus, the author and finisher of our Word was made flesh,and dwelt among faith; who for the joy that was set us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory before him, endured the cross, despis- as of the only begotten of the Father.) ing the shame, and is set down at the full of grace and truth, John i. 14. right hand of the throne of God, Heb. For what the law could not do, in that xii. 2.

it was weak through the flesh, God b Behold, I and the children whom sending his own Son in the likeness the LORD hath given me, are for signs of sinful flesh, and for sin, condemned and for wonders in Israel, from the sin in the flesh, Rom. viii. 3. But LORD of hosts which dwelleth in mount when the fulness of the time was come, Zion, Isa. viii. 18.

God sent forth his Son, made of a c And he lifted up his eyes, and saw woman, made under the law, Gal. iv. the women and the children, and said, i 4. But made himself of no reputaWho are these with thee? And he tion, and took upon him the form of said, The children which God hath a servant, and was made in the likegraciously given thy servant, Gen. ness of men, And being found in fashxxxiij. 5. And Joseph said unto his ion as a man, he humbled himself, and father, They are my sons, whom God became obedient unto death, even the hath given me in this place. And he death of the cross, Phil. ii. 7, 8. And said, Bring them, I pray thee, unto without controversy. great is the mysme, and I will bless them, xlviii. 9. tery of godliness; God was manifest Lo, children are an heritage of the in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen LORD; and the fruit of the womb is of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, his reward, Psal. cxxvii. 3.

believed on in the world, received up

into glory, 1 Tim. ii. 16. VER. 14.

c And for this cause he is the medi. "Επεί ούν τα παιδία κεκοινώνηκε σαρκός ator of the New Testament, that by και αίματος , και αυτός, παραπλησίως με- the transgressions that were under the

means of death, for the redemption of τέσχε των αυτών, ίνα δια του θανάτου καtapron tiv tò ufctos Exorta roü lave first testament, that they which are του, τουτέστι, τον διάβολον,

called might receive the promise of

eternal inheritance, Heb. ix. 15. Forasmuch then as the children are Therefore will I divide him a portion partakers of flesh and blood, he also with the great, and he shall divide the

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spoil with the strong, because he hath | Whosoever is born of God doth not poured out his soul unto death : and commit sin ; for his seed remaineth he was numbered with the transgres- in him: and he cannot sin, because he sors; and bare the sin of many, and is born of God. In this the children made intercession for the transgres- of God are manifest, and the children sors, Isa. liii. 12. Verily, verily, I of the devil: whosoever doeth not say unto you, Except a com of wheat righteousnes is not of God, neither he fall in the ground and die, it abideth that loveth not his brother, 1 John iïi. alone; but if it die, it bringeth forth 8-10. Fear none of those things much fruit, John xii. 24. Now is the which thou shalt suffer: behold, the judgment of this world ; now shall the devil shall cast some of you into priprince of this world be cast out. And son, that ye may be tried; and ye Î, if I be lifted up from the earth, will shall have tribulation ten days : be draw all men unto me : This he said, thou faithful unto death, and I will signifying what death he should die, give thee a crown of life, Rev. ii. 10. 31-33. For to this end Christ And the great dragon was cast out, both died, and rose, and revived, that that old serpent, called the Devil, and he might be Lord both of the dead Satan, wbich deceiveth the whole and living, Rom. xiv. 9. And having world : he was cast outinto the earth, spoiled principalities and powers, he and his angels were cast out with him, made a shew of them openly, triumph- xii. 9. And he laid hold on the draing over them in it, Col. ii. 15. I am gon, that old serpent, which is the he that liveth, and was dead; and, i Devil, and Satan, and bound him a behold, I am alive for evermore, thousand years, xx. 2. Amen; and have the keys of hell and of death, Rev. i. 18.

VER. 15. He will swallow up death in vic Και απαλλάξη τούτους, όσοι φόβω θαtory; and the LoRD God will wipe νάτου διά παντός του ζήν ένοχα ήσαν δουaway tears from off all faces; and the aslac. rebuke of his people shall he take away

And a deliver them who b through fear from off all the earth; for the LORD hath spoken it, Isa. xxv. 8. I will of death were all their lifetime e subject ransom them from the power of the

to bondage. grave, I will redeem them from death : a His flesh is consumed away, that O death, I will be thy plagues ; 0 it cannot be seen ; and bis bones that grave, I will be thy destruction : re were not seen stick out. Yea, his pentance shall be hid from mine eyes, soul draweth near unto the grave, and Hos. xiii. 14. So when this corrupti- his life to the destroyers. If there be ble shall have put on incorruption, and a messenger with him, an interpreter, this mortal shall have put on immor- one among a thousand, to shew unto tality, then shall be brought to pass man his uprightness : Then he is grathe saying that is written, Death is cious unto him, and saith, Deliver him swallowed up in victory. O death, from going down to the pit : I have where is thy sting? O grave, where is found a ransom, His flesh shall be thy victory? 1 Cor. xv. 54, 55. But fresher than a child's: he shall return is now made manifest, by the appear to the days of his youth. He shall ing of our Saviour Jesus Christ, who pray unto God, and he will be favourbath abolished death, and hath brought able unto him : and he shall see his life and immortality to light through face with joy; for he will render unto the Gospel, 2 Tim. i. 10.

man his rigbteousness. He looketh e Then shall he say also unto them upon men, and if any say, I have sinon the left hand, Depart from me ye ned, and perverted that which was cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared right, and it profited me not; He will for the devil and his angels, Matt. deliver his soul from going into the xxv. 41. He that committeth sin is of pit, and his life shall see the light, the devil, for the devil sinneth from Job xxxii. 21–28. To deliver their the beginning. For this purpose the soul from death, and to keep them Son of God was manifested, that he alive in famine, Psal. xxxiii. 19, might destroy the works of the devil. I For thou hast delivered my soul from

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