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MATT. XVI. 17.

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jona: b for flesh and blood hath not re gavest them me; and they have kept vealed it unto thee, c but my Father thy word. Now they have known d which is in heaven.

that all things whatsoever thou hast a And he brought him to Jesus. given me are of thee. For I have And when Jesus beheld him, he said, given unto them the words which thou Thou art Simon the son of Jona: thou gavest me; and they have received shalt be called Cephas, which is, by them, and have known surely that I interpretation, a stone, John i. 42. came out from thee, and they have beSo when they had dined, Jesus saith lieved that thou didst send me, xvii. to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, 6–8. Butas it is written, Eye hath not lovest thou me more than these? he seen, nor ear beard, neither have ensaith unto him, Yea, Lord; thou tered into the heart of man, the things knowest that I love thee. He saith which God hath prepared for them unto him, Feed my lambs. He saith that love him. But God hath reto him again the second time, Simon, vealed them unto us by his Spirit, for son of Jonas, lovest thou me? He the Spirit searcheth all things, yea, saith unto him, Yea, Lord; thou know the deep things of God. For what est that I love thee. He saith unto man knoweth the things of a man, him, Feed my sheep. He saith unto save the spirit of man which is in him? him the third time, Simon, son of even so the things of God knoweth Jonas, lovest thou me? Peter was no man, but the Spirit of God. Now grieved because he said unto him the we have received, not the spirit of the third time, Lovest thou me? And he world, but the Spirit which is of God; said unto him, Lord, thou knowest all that we might know the things that things; thou knowest that I love thee. are freely given to us of God, 1 Cor. Jesus saith unto him, Feed my sheep, ii. 9–12. To reveal his Son in me, xxi. 15—17.

that I might preach him among the b But I certify you, brethren, That heathen ; immediately I conferred not the gospel which was preached of me with flesh and blood, Gal. i. 16. That is not after man. For I neither re- the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the ceived of man, neither was I taught Father of glory, may give unto you it, but by the revelation of Jesus Christ, the Spirit of wisdom and revelation Gal. i. 11, 12. To reveal his Son in in the knowledge of him : the eyes of me, that I might preach him among your understanding being enlightened; the heathen; immediately I conferred that ye may know what is the hope not with flesh and blood, 16.

of his calling, and what the riches of At that time Jesus answered and the glory of his inheritance in the said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of saints, Eph i. 17, 18. For by grace heaven and earth, because thou hast are ye saved through faith; and that hid these things from the wise and not of yourselves : it is the gift of God, prudent, and hast revealed them unto ii. 8. Which in other ages was not babes. Even so, Father: for so it made known unto the sons of men, as it seemed good in thy sight. All things is now revealed unto the holy apostles are delivered unto me of my Father : and prophets by the Spirit, iii. 5. May and no man knoweth the Son, but the be able to comprehend with all saints Father: neither knoweth any man the what is the breadth, and length, and Father, save the Son, and he to whom- depth, and height; And to know the soever the Son will reveal him, Matt. love of Christ, which passeth knowxi. 25-27. And all thy children ledge, that ye might be filled with all shall be taught of the LORD ; and the fulness of God, 18, 19. Even the great shall be the peace of thy chil- mystery which hath been hid from dren, Isa. liv. 13. It is written in ages and from generations, but now the prophets, And they shall be all is made manifest to his saints: To taught of God. Every man therefore whom God would make known what that hath heard, and hath learned of the is the riches of the glory of this mysFather, cometh unto me, John vi. 45. tery among the Gentiles; which is I have manifested thy name unto the Christ in you, the hope of glory, Col. men which thou gavest me out of the i. 26, 27. And we know that the world : thine they were, and thou Son of God is come, and hath given

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MATT. xvi. 17, 18.

A. D. 32. us an understanding, that we may ye are God's building, 1 Cor. iii. 9. know him that is true, and we are For this man was counted worthy of in him that is true, even in his Son more glory than Moses, inasmuch as Jesus Christ. This is the true God, he who hath builded the house hath and eternal life, 1 John v. 20.

more honour than the house. For See on chap. v. ver. 16. clause 4. every house is builded by some man; VER. 18.

but he that built all things is God,

Heb. iii. 3, 4. Καγώ δέ σοι λέγω, ότι συ ει Πέτρος, και επί ταύτη τη πέτρα οικοδομήσω μου | therm, tell it unto the church: but if

And if he shall neglect to hear την εκκλησίαν και αύλαι άδου ού κάτισ- he neglect to hear the church, let him χύσουσιν αυτής. .

be unto thee as an heathen man and And I say also unto thee, That a thou

a Publican, Matt. xviii. 17. Praising art Peter, and upon this rock CI will God, and having favour with all the build dmy church; and the gates of people. And the Lord added to the hell 'shall not prevail against it. church daily such as should be saved,

a And he brought him to Jesus. And Acts ii. 47. And Saul was consentwhen Jesus beheld him, he said, Thou ing unto his death. And at that time art Simon the son of Jona; thou shalt there was a great persecution against be called Cephas, which is, by inter- the church which was at Jerusalem ; pretation, a stone, John i. 42. and they were all scattered abroad

Therefore, thus saith the Lord throughout the regions of Judæa and God, Behold, I lay in Zion for a Samaria, except the apostles, viii. 1. foundation, a stone, a tried stone, a To the intent that now unto the prinprecious corner stone, a sure founda- cipalities and powers in heavenly tion : he that believeth shall not make pluces might be known by the church haste, Isa. xxviii. 16. According to the manifold wisdom of God, Eph. ii. the grace of God which is given unto 10. Husbands, love your wives, even me, as a wise masterbuilder, I have as Christ also loved the church, and laid the foundation, and another build- gave himself for it; that he might sanceth thereon. But let every man take tify and cleanse it with the washing beed how he buildeth thereupon. For of water by the word, that he might other foundation can no man lay than present it to himself a glorious church, that is laid, which is Jesus Christ, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any 1 Cor. iii. 10, 11. Now therefore ye such thing; but that it should be holy are no more strangers and foreigners, and without blemish, v. 25—27. but fellow-citizens with the saints, This is a great mystery : but I speak and of the household of God; And concerning Christ and the church, 32. are built upon the foundation of the And he is the head of the body, the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ church : who is the beginning, the himself being the chief comer stone ; first-born from the dead; that in all in whom all the building fitly framed things he might have the pre-eminence, together groweth unto an holy temple Col. i. 18. For if a man know not in the Lord : In whom ye also are how to rule his own house, how shall builded together for an habitation of he take care of the church of God? God through the Spirit, Eph. ii, 19--22. 1 Tim. iii. 5. But if I tarry long,

° And speak unto him, saying, Thus that thou mayest know how thou speaketh the Lon of hosts, saying, oughtest to behave thyself in the house Behold the man whose name is the of God, which is the church of the BRANCH; and he shall grow up out of living God, the pillar and ground of his place, and he shall build the temple the truth, 15. of the Lord: Even he shall build the e That in blessing I will bless thee, temple of the Lord; and he shall bear and in multiplying I will multiply thy the glory, and shall sit and rule upon his seed as the stars of the heaven, and throne; and he shall be a priest upon as the sand which is upon the sea his throne : and the counsel of peace shore; and thy seed shall possess the shall be between them both, Zech. vi. gate of hisenemies, Gen. xxii. 17. They 12, 13. For we are labourers together that sit in the gate speak against me; with God: ye are God's husbandry, and I was the song of the drunkards,

more sea.

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MATT. XVI. 18, 19.

A. D. 32. Psal. lxix. 12. Happy is the man us have grace, whereby we may serve who hath his quiver full of them : God acceptably with reverence and they shall not be ashamed, but they godly fear, Heb. xii. 28. And the shall speak with the enemies in the seventh angel sounded ; and there gate, cxxvii. 5. Wisdom is too high were great voices in heaven, saying, for a fool : he openeth not his mouth The kingdoms of this world are bein the gate, Prov. xxiv. 7. And for come the kingdoms of our Lord, and a spirit of judgment to him that sit- of his Christ; and he shall reign for teth in judgment, and for strength to ever and ever, Rev. xi. 15. And I them that turn the battle to the gate, saw a new heaven and a new earth : Isa. Xxviii. 6.

for the first heaven and the first earth They that trust in the LORD shall were passed away; and there was no be as mount Zion, which cannot be

And I John saw the holy removed, but abideth for ever. As city, new Jerusalem, coming down the mountains are round about Jeru- from God out of heaven, prepared as salem, so the Lord is round about a bride adorned for her husband. And his people from henceforth even for I heard a great voice out of heaven ever, Psal.cxxv. 1, 2. No weapon that saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is formed against thee shall pros- is with men, and he will dwell with per; and every tongue that shall rise them, and they shall be his people, against thee in judgment thou shalt and God himself shall be with them, condemn. This is the heritage of the and be their God. And God shall servants of the Lord, and their righ- wipe away all tears from their eyes ; teousness is of me, saith the LORD, and there shall be no more death, nei Isa. liv. 17. My sheep hear my voice, ther sorrow, nor crying, neither shall and I know them, and they follow me: there be any more pain: for the former And I give unto them eternal life; things are passed away, xxi. 1—4. and they shall never perish, neither

VER. 19. shall any man pluck them out of my

Και δώσω σου τας κλεϊς της βασιλείας hand. My Father, which gave them me is greater than all; and no man

των ουρανών» και ο εαν δήσης επί της γης, is able to pluck them out of my λύσης επί της γης, έσται λελυμένον εν τούς

έσται δεδεμένον εν τοις ουρανούς και ο εαν Father's hand. I and my Father are one, John x. 27—30. Who shall lay

ουρανούς. . any thing to the charge of God's And I will a give unto thee, b the keys elect? It is God that justifieth. Who of the kingdom of heaven: cand whatis he that condemneth? It is Christ soever thou shalt bind on earth shall be that died, yea rather, that is risen bound in heaven; and whatsoever thors again, who is even at the right hand shalt loose on earth shall be loosed in of God, who also maketh interces

heaven. sion for us. from the love of Christ? shall tribula- eleven, lifted up his voice, and said tion, or distress, or persecution, or unto them, Ye men of Judæa, and all famine, or nakedness, or peril, or ye that dwell at Jerusalem, be this sword ? As it is written, For thy sake known unto you, and hearken to my we are killed all the day long; we words, Acts ü. 14. And when there are accounted as sheep for the slaugh- had been much disputing, Peter rose ter. Nay, in all these things we are up, and said unto them, Men and bremore than conquerors through him thren, ye know how that a good while that loved us. For I am persuaded ago God made choice among us, that that neither death, nor life, nor an the Gentiles by my mouth should hear gels, nor principalities, nor powers, the word of the Gospel, and believe, northings present, nor things to come, xv. 7. nor height, nor depth, nor any other b And the key of the house of David creature, shall be able to separate us will I lay upon bis shoulder ; so he from the love of God, which is in shall open and none shall shut; and Christ Jesus our Lord, Rom. viji. he shall shut, and none shall open, 33-39. Wherefore we receiving a Isa. xxii. 22. I am he that liveth, kingdom which cannot be moved, let and was dead; and, behold, I am alive


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for evermore, Amen; and have the let all the house of Israel know askeys of hell and of death, Rev. i. 18. suredly, that God hath made that And to the angel of the church in same Jesus, whom ye have crucified Philadelphia write; These things saith both Lord and Christ, Acts ii. 36. he that is holy, he that is true, he who is a liar but he that denieth that that hath the key of David, he that Jesus is the Christ? he is antichrist, openeth, and no man shutteth; and that denieth the Father and the Son, shutteth, and no man openeth, iii. 7. 1 John ii. 22. Whosoever believeth

• Verily I say unto you, Whatso- that Jesus is the Christ is born of ever ye shall bind on earth shall be God: and every one that loveth him bound in heaven : and whatsoever ye that begat loveth him also that is shall loose on earth shall be loosed in begotten of him, v. 1. heaven, Matt. xviii. 18. Whose soever sins ye remit, they are remitted unto

VER. 21. them; and whose soever sins ye re 'Από τότε ήρξατο ο Ιησούς δεικνύειν τοις tain, they are retained, John xx. 23. In paontais autoü, öti deĩ autóv ámen den eis the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, | Ιεροσόλυμα, και πολλά παθεϊν άσο των when ye are gathered together, and πρεσβυτέρων, και αρχιερέων, και γραμ. my spirit, with the power of our Lord ματέων, και αποκτανθήναι, και τη τρίτη

sus Christ, To deliver such an one nuépą éyegāšvar. unto Satan for the destruction of the

From that time forth a began Jesus to flesh, that the spirit may be saved in shew unto his disciples, how that he must the day of the Lord Jesus, 1 Cor. v. go into Jerusalem, and suffer many 4, 5. To whom ye forgive any thing, things bof the elders and Chief Priests I forgive also: for if I forgive any and Scribes, and be killed, Cand be raised thing, to whom I forgave it, for your again the third day. sakes forgave I it in the person of Christ, 2 Cor. ii. 10. He therefore a And while they abode in Galilee, that despiseth, despiseth not man,

Jesus said unto them, The Son of man but God, who hath also given unto us

shall be betrayed into the hands of his Holy Spirit, 1 Thess. iv. 8. These men : And they shall kill him, and have power to shut heaven, that it the third day he shall be raised again. rain not in the days of their prophecy: And they were exceeding sorry, Matt. and have power over waters to turn xvii. 22, 23. And Jesus going up to them to blood, and to smite the earth Jerusalem took the twelve disciples with all plagues, as often as they will, apart in the way, and said unto them, Rev. xi. 6.

Behold, we go up to Jerusalem ; and

the Son of man shall be betrayed VER. 20.

unto the Chief Priests, and unto the Tóme dierteldato rois Maontais, ai- Scribes, and they shall condemn him TOū, iva underl slawo11, őtı avtós éotu to death. And shall deliver him to Ιησούς ο Χριστός.

the Gentiles to mock, and to scourge, Then a charged he his disciples that and to crucify him: and the third day they should tell no man that he was he shall rise again, xx. 17-19. Even Jesus the Christ.

as the Son of man came not to be a See on chap. viii. ver. 4. clause 1. ministered unto, but to minister, and

• He first findeth his own brother to give his life a ransom for many, Simon, and saith unto him, We have 28. Ye know that after two days is found the Messias, which is, being the feast of the passover, and the Son interpreted, the Christ, John i. 41. of man is betrayed to be crucified, Philip findeth Nathanael, and saith xxvi. 2. And he began to teach them, unto him, We have found him, of that the Son of man must suffer many whom Moses in the law, and the pro- things, and be rejected of the elders, phets, did write, Jesus of Nazareth, and of the Chief Priests, and Scribes, the son of Joseph, 45. But these are and be killed, and after three days written, that ye might believe that rise again, Mark viii. 31. For he Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; taught bis disciples, and said unto and that believing ye might have life them, The Son of man is delivered through his name, xx. 31. Therefore into the hands of men, and they shall

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MATT. XVI. 21.

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kill him; and after that he is killed, the Scriptures the things concerning
he shall rise the third day. But they himself, 26, 27. And said unto them,
understood not that saying, and were Thus it is written, and thus it be-
afraid to ask him, ix. 31, 32. And hoved Christ to suffer, and to rise
they were in the way going up to Je- from the dead the third day, 46.
rusalem; and Jesus went before them: b And while he yet spake, lo, Judas,
and they were amazed; and as they one of the twelve, came, and with him
followed, they were afraid. And he a great multitude with swords and
took again the twelve, and began to staves, from the Chief Priests and
tell them what things should happen elders of the people, Matt. xxvi. 47.
unto him, Suying, Behold, we go up And when he was accused of the Chief
to Jerusalem; and the Son of man Priests and elders, he answered no-
shall be delivered unto the Chief thing, xxvii. 12.
Priests, and unto the Scribes; and • Saying, Sir, we remember that
they shall condemn him to death, and that deceiver said, while he was yet
shall deliver him to the Gentiles: And alive, After three days I will rise
they shall mock him, and shall scourge again, Matt. xxvii. 63. Jesus an-
him, and shall spit upon him, and swered and said unto them, Destroy.
shall kill him: and the third day he this temple, and in three days I will
sha rise again, x. 32–34. Saying, raise it up. Then said the Jews,
The Son of man must suffer many Forty and six years was this temple
things, and be rejected of the elders in building, and wilt thou rear it up
and Chief Priests, and Scribes, and in three days? But he spake of the
be slain, and be raised the third day, temple of his body, John ii. 19–21.
Luke ix. 22. Who appeared in glory, Him, being'delivered by the determi-
and spake of his decease which he nate counsel and foreknowledge of
should accomplish at Jerusalem, 31. God, ye have taken, and by wicked
Let these sayings sink down into your hands have crucified and slain: Whom
ears : for the Son of man shall be God hath raised up, having loosed
delivered into the bands of men. But the pains of death : because it was not
they understood not this saying, and possible he should be holden of it.
it was hid from them, that they per. For David speaketh concerning him,
ceived it not: and they feared to ask I foresaw the Lord always before my
him of that saying, 44, 45. Then he face, for he is on my right hand, that
took unto him the twelve, and said I should not be moved: Therefore did
unto them, Behold, we go up to Je- my heart rejoice, and my tongue was
rusalem, and all things that are writ- glad; moreover also my flesh shall
ten by the prophets concerning the rest in hope : Because thou wilt not
Son of man shall be accomplished. leave my soul in hell, neither wilt
For he shall be delivered unto the thou suffer thine Holy One to see
Gentiles, and shall be mocked, and corruption. Thou hast made known
spitefully entreated, and spitted on: to me the ways of life ; thou shalt
And they shall scourge him, and put make me full of joy with thy counte-
him to death : and the third day he nance. Men and brethren, let me
shall rise again. And they under- freely speak unto you of the patriarch
stood none of these things : and this David, that he is both dead and
saying was hid from them, neither buried, and his sepulchre is with us
knew they the things which were unto this day. Therefore being a
spoken, xviii. 31–34. He is not here, prophet, and knowing that God had
but is risen: remember how he spake sworn with an oath to him, that of
unto you when he was yet in Galilee, the fruit of bis loins, according to the
Saying, The Son of man must be de- flesh, he would raise up Christ to sit
livered into the bands of sinful men, on his throne ; He seeing this before
and be crucified, and the third day spake of the resurrection of Christ,
rise again, xxiv. 6, 7. Ought not that his soul was not left in hell,
Christ to have suffered these things, neither his flesh did see corruption.
and to enter into his glory? And be- This Jesus hath God raised up,
ginning at Moses and all the pro- whereof we all are witnesses, Acts ii.
phets, he expounded unto them in all 1 23–32.


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