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into all truth, and shall shew you things soever speaketh against the Holy Ghost it to come.
shall not be forgiven unto him. Acts i. 4. The promise of the Father. Acts v. 3, 4. Peter said, Why hath Sa. Ch. ii. 33.
tan filled thine heart to lie unto the Holy v. 32. The Holy Ghost, whom God hath Ghost : thou hast not lied unto men but given to them that obey him.
unto God.–Ver. 9. How is it that ye Gal. iii. 4. The promise of the Spirit. have agreed together to tempt the Spirit Eph. i. 13. The Spirit of promise. of the Lord ?
iv. 6. Because ye are sons, God hath vii. 51. Ye uncircumcised in heart and sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your ears, ye do always resist the Holy Ghost; hearts, crying, Abba, Father.
as your fathers did, so do ye. See also all those places in the forego- Éph. iv. 30. Grieve not the holy Spirit ing chapter, where God is represented as of God. promising, sending, and giving the Holy 1 Thess. v. 19. Quench not the SpiSpirit.
Heb. vi. 4. It is impossible for those XVI. Sins against the Spirit reproved who were once enlightened, and have and punished, from which the contrary tasted of the heavenly gift, and were duties are easily known. Isa. xxx. 1. Woe made partakers of the Holy Ghost, and to the rebellious children, saith the Lord, have tasted of the good word of God, that take counsel but not of me; and that and the powers of the world to come, cover with a covering, but not of my Spirit. if they fall away, to renew them again to
Ixiii. 10. They rebelled and vexed his repentance. holy Spirit, therefore he was turned to be x. 28, 29. He that despised Moses's
law, died without mercy. Of how much Zech. vii. 12. They made their hearts sorer punishment shall he be thought as an adamant stone, lest they should hear worthy, who hath trodden under foot the the law, and the words which the Lord of Son of God, and hath counted the blood hosts sent in his Spirit by the former pro- of the covenant wherewith he was sancphets; therefore came a great wrath from tified an unholy thing, and hath done the Lord of hosts.
despite to the Spirit of grace. Matt. xii. 31, 32. Blasphemy against Jude 19. Sensual, having not the the Holy Ghost shall not be forgiven Spirit. See Simon Magus's sin, Acts
(1 John v. 16, 17.) Who- viii. 19, 20.
OF THE TRINITY.
THE SAME THINGS ATTRIBUTED TO THE FATHER, TO THE SON, AND TO
THE HOLY GHOST.
I. THE Father is, Deut. xxxiii. 27. The Spirit is, Heb. ix. 14. The eter. The eternal God.
nal Spirit. Isa. xl. 28. The everlasting God.
The Son is, Col. i. 17. Before all II. The Father is omnipresent. Jer. things.
xxiii. 24. Do not I fill heaven and earth? Heb. xiii. 8. The same yesterday, to saith the Lord. day, and for ever.
Ps. cxxxix. 7. Whither shall I flee Rev. i. 8. The beginning and the from thy presence? ending.–Ver. 17. The first and the The Son. John iii. 13. The Son of last.
man, which is in heaven.
Eph. i. 23. He filleth all in all.
Ver. 19. Through mighty signs and The Spirit. Ps. cxxxix. 7. Whither wonders, by the power of the Spirit of God. shall I go from thy Spirit ?
VI. Goodness of God. 1 Chron. xvi. III. God's knowledge. 1 Sam. ii. 3. 34. The Lord is good. The Lord is a God of knowledge, and by
Christ. Acts x. 38. He went about him actions are weighed.
doing good. Acts xv. 18. Known unto God are all Spirit. Ps.cxliii. 10. Thy Spirit is good. his works.
1 Kings viii. 39. Thou only knowest VII. Works of God-Creation. Isa. xl. the hearts of all the children of men. 28. The Creator of the ends of the earth.
Jer. xi. 20. O Lord of hosts, that triest Gen. i. 27. God created man. the reins.
Works of Christ. John i. 3. All things Matt. xi. 27. No man knoweth the were made by him. Son but the Father.
Col. i. 16. By him were all things The Son's knowledge. Matt. xi. 27. created that are in heaven and that are Neither knoweth any man the Father, in earth. save the Son.
Works of the Spirit. Job xxxiii. 4. The John ii. 24. He knew all men-he Spirit of God hath made me. knew what was in man.
Ps. civ. 30. Thou sendest forth thy Acts i. 24. They prayed and said, Spirit, they are created. Thou Lord, which knowest the hearts of all men.
VIII. God sendeth teachers to his Rev. ii. 23. I am he which searcheth church. Jer, vii. 25. I have sent unto the reins and heart. Ch. v. 6.
you my servants the prophets. Ch. xxv. The Spirit's knowledge. 1 Cor. ii. 10. 3, 4.-xxvi. 5.—xxix. 19.-xxxv. 14, 15. The Spirit searcheth all things; yea the - xliv. 4. deep things of God.
Matt. ix. 38. Pray ye the Lord of the Ver. 11. The things of God knoweth harvest, that he will send forth labourers no man, but the Spirit of God.
into his harvest. See Acts ix. 15. 17. Gal.
i. 15. Eph. iv. 11, 12. Acts xxii. 14. IV. The wisdom of God. Job ix He
Christ sendeth them. Matt. x. 5. These is wise in heart, and mighty in strength. twelve Jesus sent forth, saying, Go, preach;
Dan. ii. 20. Wisdom and might are his. heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the
Rev. vii. 12. Blessing, and glory, and dead, cast out devils, &c. wisdom be unto our God.
Acts xxvi. 16, 17, 18. He said, I hare The Son's wisdom. Col. ii. 3. In him are hid all the treasures of wisdom and minister. I send thee to open their eyes,
appeared unto thee, to make thee a knowledge. Rev. v. 12. Worthy is the Lamb to re- See Ch. xxii. 14. 21.
to turn them from darkness to light, &c. ceive power, and riches, and wisdom, &c.
1 Cor. i. 17. Paul said, Christ sent me The Spirit's wisdom. Isa. xi. 2. He is to preach the gospel. the Spirit of wisdom.
2 Cor. v. 20. We are ambassadors for Acts vi. 3. Full of the Holy Ghost and Christ. of wisdom. Eph. i. 17. The Spirit of wisdom and xlviii. 16. The Lord God and his Spirit
The Holy Ghost sendeth them. Isa. revelation.
hath sent me. V. The power of God. Ps. lxii. 11. Acts xiii. 2. The Holy Ghost said, SePower belongeth unto God.
parate me Barnabas and Saul for the work Matt. vi. 13. Thine is the kingdom, whereunto I have called them.-Ver. 46 the power, and the glory,
They being sent forth by the Holy Ghost, Christ's power. Isa. ix. 6. His name is, departed into Seleucia. The mighty God.
xx. 28. Paul said, Take heed unto Matt. xxviii. 18. All power is given yourselves, and to all the flock over unto me in heaven and in earth.
which the Holy Ghost hath made you 1 Cor. i. 24. Christ, the power of God. overseersm(or bishops, as in the ori. See The power of Christ.
ginal.) The Spirit's power.
Rom. xv. 13. Abound in hope, through the power of IX. Teachers receive their knowledge the Holy Ghost.
from God. John vi. 45. They shall be
all taught of God. Isa. liv. 13. Jer. XIII. God leadeth his people. Isa. xxxi. 34.
xlviii. 17. I am the Lord thy God, which Phil. iii. 15. God shall reveal this unto leadeth thee by the way thou shouldest you.
go. From Christ. Gal. i. 12. Neither was Christ leadeth. John x. 3. He calleth I taught it but by the revelation of Jesus his own sheep by name, and leadeth Christ.
them. From the Spirit. Luke ii. 26. It was The Spirit leadeth. Rom. viii. 14. As revealed unto him by the Holy Ghost. many as are led by the Spirit of God, they
John xiv. 26. The Holy Spirit shall are the sons of God. teach you all things.
XIV. God is life, and giveth life. Deut. X. God spake by those who were sent. xxx. 20. The Lord thy God, he is thy Heb. i. 1. God spake unto the fathers by life. the prophets.
Christ is life. Col. iii. 4. When Christ, Christ spake by them. 2 Cor. xiii. 3. Ye who is our life, shall
appear. seek a proof of Christ speaking in me. John v. 12. He that hath the Son hath
The Holy Ghost spake by them. Mark life. xiii. 11. It is not ye that speak, but the
Gal. ii. 20. Christ liveth in me. Holy Ghost.
The Spirit is life. Rom. viii. 10. XI. God is in his people, as his temple.
XV. God raiseth the dead. John v. 21. Acts vii. 48. The most High dwelleth The Father raiseth up the dead and not in temples made with hands. Ch. quickeneth them. xvii. 21.
Rom. iv. 17. God quickeneth the dead. 1 Cor. iii. 16. Know ye not that ye are 2 Cor. i. 9. the temple of God? Ver. 17.
Christ raiseth the dead. John v. 21. 2 Cor. vi. 16. Ye are the temple of The Son quickeneth whom he will. the living God: God hath said, I will John x. 18. I have power to lay down dwell in them, and live in them.
my life, and power to take it again. Christ is in them. 2 Cor. xiii. 5. Christ ii. 19. Destroy this temple, (viz. his is in vou of a truth.
body, ver. 21.) and in three days I will Eph. iii. 17. That Christ may dwell in raise it up. your hearts.
Matt. xi. 5. The dead are raised up. The Holy Ghost is in them. John xiv. -Persons raised by Christ, were, La17. The spirit of truth that dwelleth with zarus, John xi. 32.-xii. 1. A daugh. you, and shall be in you.
ter, Matt. ix. 25. A widow's son, Luke Rom. viii. 11. His spirit that dwelleth vii. 11.
The Spirit raiseth the dead. 1 Pet. iii. 1 Cor. vi. 19. Your body is the temple 18. Jesus Christ quickened by the of the Holy Ghost.
Spirit: iii. 13. Know ye not that ye are the John vi. 63. It is the Spirit that quicktemple of the Holy Ghost, and that the eneth. Spirit of God dwelleth in you.
XVI. The Son and Spirit joined with XII. God sanctifieth his people. Jude the Father in worship. "Matt. xxviii. 19. 1. To them that are sanctified of God Go ye therefore and teach all nations, the Father.
baptizing them in the name of the Fa. Christ sanctifieth. Heb. ii. 11. He that ther, and of the Son, and of the Holy sanctifieth and they that are are sanctified Ghost. are all of one; wherefore he is not ashamed 2 Cor. xiii. 14. The grace of our Lord to call them brethren.
Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the The Spirit sanctifieth. Rom. xv. 16. communion of the Holy Ghost, be with Being sanctified by the Holy Ghost.
you all. Amen,
DUTIES TOWARDS GOD, ENFORCED BY THREATS AND PROMISES.
Isa. lx. 2, 3. Darkness shall cover the
earth, and gross darkness the people ; 1. TO know God and Christ command. but the Lord shall arise upon thee, and ed, with its fruits. Deut. iv. 39. Know his glory shall be seen upon thee. The and consider in thine heart, that the Lord Gentiles shall come to thy light, and he is God, in heaven above, and upon the kings to the brightness of thy rising. carth bent.th: there is none else.
Isa. xlii. 7. 16. 1 Chron. xxviii. 9. Know thou the Jer. xxiv. 7. I will give them an heart God of thy father, and serve him with a to know me, that I am the Lord; and perfect heart, and with a willing mind. they shall be my people, and I will be
Ps. xlvi. 10. Be still, and know that I their God. am God. Ps. c. 3.
xxxi. 33, 34. I will put my law in Jer. ix. 24. Let him that glorieth, their inward parts, and write it in their glory in this, that he understandeth, and hearts. And they shall all krow me, knoweth me, that I am the Lord, wbich from the least even unto the greatest. exorcise loving-kindness and judgment, Hos, ii. 19. I will betroth thee to me and righteousness in the earth.
in righteousness, and in judgment, and Hos. vi. 6. I desired the knowledge of in loving kindness, and in mercies, and God more than burnt offerings.
in faithfulness; and thou shalt know the 2 Pet. i. 8. Neither be ye barren nor Lord. unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord vi. 2. Then shall we know, if we fol. and Saviour Jesus Christ.
low on to know the Lord.
Hab. ii. 14. The earth shall be full of II. Denying God. Tit. i. 16. Some the knowledge of the Lord, as the waters profess to know God, but in works deny cover the sea. Isa. xi. 9. him. See 2 Pet. ii. 1.
Mal. i. 11. From the rising of the
sun to the going down of the same, III. Prayers for them that know God, my name shall be great among the and promises to them. Ps. xxxvi. 10. Gentiles; and in every place incense Continue thy loving-kindness to them shall be offered unto my name, and a that know thee.
pure offering. xci. 14. I will set him on high, because God is made known by his works. Ps. he hath known my name.
ix. 16. The Lord is known by the judg. Dan. xi. 32. The people that know ments he executeth. God shall be strong and do exploits. xix. 1, 2. The heavens declare the
John xvii. 3. This is life cternal, to glory of God; the firmament sheweth his know thee, the only living and true God, handy-work. Day unto day uttereth and Jesus Christ whom thou hast sent. speech, and night unto night sheweth 1 John ii. 13.
knowledge. Rom. i. 20. The invisible
things of God from the creation of the IV. God will be known by his people. world are clearly scen, being understood Ps. xlviii. 3. God is known in the pa. by the things that he hath made, even laces of Zion for a refuge.
his eternal power and Godhead. lxxvi. 1. In Judah God is known; his Ps. lviii. 11. Verily he is a God that name is great in Israel.
judgeth in the earth. Isa. xix. 21. The Lord shall be known c. 3. The Lord he is God; he made to Egypt; the Egyptians shall know the us. Lord, and do sacrifice to him.
2 Cor. i. 21. He which stablisheth us liv. 13. All thy children shall be taught with you in Christ, and hath anointed us, of the Lord.
Heb. iii. 4. He that built all things is country is desolate, your city is burned God.
Jer. iv. 22. My people is foolish, they V. Christ called light, as a teacher sent have not known me; they are wise to do to give the true knowledge of God. Luke evil, but to do good they have no know. ii. 32. A light to lighten the Gentiles. ledge.- Ver. 27. The whole land shall be
John i. 4. In him was life, and the life desolate. was the light of men. Ver. 7, 8. Matt. v. 4. They are foolish, they know not iv. 16.
the way of the Lord, nor the judgments Ver. 9. The true light, that lighteth of their God. Ver. 5. every man that cometh into the world. ix. 3. They proceed from evil to evil,
viii. 12. Jesus said, I am the light of and know not me, saith the Lord.—Ver. the world : he that followeth me shall not 11. I will make Jerusalem heaps. walk in darkness, but shall have the light Hos. iv. 1. The Lord hath a controof life.
versy with the inhabitants of the land, ix. 5. As long as I am in the world, I because there is no truth, nor mercy, nor am the light of the world.
knowledge of God in the land. x. 14. I know my sheep, and am known v. 4. The spirit of whoredoms is in of mine.
them; they have not known the Lord. xii. 46. I am come a light into the John viii. 19. Jesus said to the Phari. world, that whosoever believeth on me sees, Ye neither know me, nor my Father. should not abide in darkness. Ver. 35, 36. Ver. 55.
Acts xiii. 47. I have set thee to be a xvi. 3. Jesus said unto his disciples, light of the Gentiles, that thou shouldst be These things will they do unto you, befor salvation to the ends of the earth.
cause they have not known the Father VI. Duties of the enlightened, who know xvii. 25. O righteous Father, the world God. Acts xvi. 30. The times of igno- hath not known thee. rance God winked at, but now command. Rom. i. 27. They did not like to retain eth all men every where to repent. God in their knowledge, wherefore God
Rom. xiii. 12. Let us put on the armour gave them up to a reprobate mind. Ps. x. 4. of light.- Ver. 13. Let us walk honestly 1 Cor. xv. 34. Some (professed Chrisas in the day, not in rioting and drunken- tains] have not the knowledge of God. ness, not in chambering and wantonness. 1 John iv. 8. He that loveth not, know,
1 Thess. v. 5, 6. Ye are all the children eth not God. of the light and of the day: we are not of the night nor of darkness. Therefore let us not sleep as do others, but let us watch
FAITH. and be sober.-Ver. 8. Let us who are of the day be sober, putting on the breast- VIII. Faith in God. 2 Chron. xx. 20, plate of faith and love, and for an helmet Believe in the Lord your God, so shall ye the hope of salvation.
be established. 1 Pet. ii. 9. Ye should show forth the Isa. xliii. 10. Ye are my witnesses, praises of him who hath called you out of saith the Lord, and my servant whom I darkness into his marvellous light. have chosen, that ye may know and be.
lieve me, that I am the Lord. VII. The wicked know not God. Exod. Mark xi. 22. Jesus said, Have faith in v. 2. . Pharaoh said, Who is the Lord ? God. John xii. 44. that I should obey his voice. I know not Heb. vi. 1. Let us go on unto perfecthe Lord, neither will I let Israel go. Job tion; not laying again the foundation of xxi. 15.
repentance, and of faith toward God. Ps. xiv. 4. Have all the workers of xi. 6. Without faith it is impossible iniquity no knowledge.
to please God: for he that cometh to lxxix. 6. Pour out thy wrath upon the God must believe that he is, and that he heathen that have not known thee. is a rewarder of them that diligently seek
lxxxii. 5. They know not, neither will him. they understand: they walk on in dark- James ii. 19. Thou believest there is
one God; thou dost well. Isa. i. 3. Israel doth not know, my 1 Pet, i. 21. That your faith and hope people doth not consider.-Ver. 7. Your might be in God.