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dispensations, it is called the Old and New Teftament. 1 i 2 Cor. 3. 6,7,8,9. Heb. 12.18 to 24. Col. 2. 11,12. 1 Cor. 5. 7,8. & 11,25 * Gal. 3 3 Epb. 4-5. Jer. 31 33 34 Rom 3: 21,22.30. & 1.16 "2 Cor 3. 6, 14.

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chuse and ordain the Lord Jesus his only begotten Son, according to a Covenant made between them both, to be the Mediator between God & Man; "the Prophet,

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with all the effential properties and common infirmities thereof, yet without fin, being conceived by the power

of the holy Ghost in the womb of the Virgin Mary, of her substance : * So that two whole perfect and distinct natures, the Godhead and the Manhood, were inseperably joined to-, gether in one person, without Conversion, Composition, or Confusion ; * which personi is very God and very Man, yet one Chrilt, che only Mediacor between God & Man.° k Job.

& 5 20. Phil. 2. 6. Gal. 4. 4. - Heb. 2:14,16 178 4:15. "Luker.27, 31,35.

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The Lord Jesus Christ in his humane nature, thus united to the Divine in the Person of the Son was fanctified and anointed with the holy spirit above measure, ' having in him all the treasures of Wisdom & Knowled ge,

lin whom it pleased the Father that all fulness should dwell,' to the end that being holy, harmless, undefiled & full of grace and truth . he might be throughly furnished o ex cute the Office of a Mediator and Surety ; ' which Olice he took not unto himself, but was there

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IV. This Office the Lord Jesus Christ did moft williagio undertake, which that he might discharg', he was made under the Law, and did perfectly fulfil it, and underwent the punishment due to us, which we should have born and ruffred, being made sin and a curse for us, enduring moft grievous torments immediately from God in his Soul, and most painful luff-rings in his body was crucified and died, was buried and remained under the power of death yet faw no corruption, the third day he arose from the dead • with the fime body in which he suffered, ' with which also he ascended into Heaven, and there fiite at the righe hand of his Father, 8 making Interceflion, and in all return to Judge Mum ant Angels ar the end of the World. i * PRI 42 7 8

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Mar. 16.9.! Rom. 8. 34. Heb. 9. 24. &* 7,25. Rom. 14. 9, 10. AFTS1. II. & 10.42. Mat.13. 40,41,42. Jude 6. 2 Pet.2.4

V. The Lord Jesus by his perfect obedience & Sacrifice of himself, which he through the eternal Spirit once offered up unto God, hath fully satisfied cke Justice of God," and purchased not only reconciliacion, but an everlasting inheritance in the Kingdom of Heaven, for all those whom the Facher hath given unto him.! * Ron. 5 19. Heb. 9.14. 16. & 1014. Epb.5.2. Roxr. 3. 25,26. Col. 1. 19,20. Dan. 9.24, 26 Epb. 1. 1!, 14. fobn 17. 2. Heb. 9. 12, 15.

VI. Although the work of Redemption was not actually wrought by Christ vill after his Incarnation, yet the Virtue, Efficacy and Benefits thereof were Communicated to the Elect in all ages successively from the beginning of the World, in and by those Promises, Types and Sacrifices, wherein he was revealed & fignified to be the Seed of che Woman, which Thould bruise che Serpents head, and the Lamb nain from the beginning of the World, being yefterday and to day the same, and for ever. * Gal. 4.455.Gen 3.15. Rev. 11.8. Heb.13.8.

VII. Christ in the work of Mediation acteth according to both Natures, by each nature doing that which is proper in it felf; "yet by realon of the unity of the Perfon, that which is proper to one Nature, is fonetints in Scripture attributed to the Person den minated by the other Nature.• * Heb. 9 14. 15. i Pcr. 3. 18 Afts 20. 28. jokn 3. 13. : je br 3. 16.

VIII. To all those for whom Chrift hath purchased Redemption, he doth certainly and effectually apply and communicate the fame,? making loterceltion for them, and revealing unto them in and by the Word, the Myso teries of Salvacion,' effetually perfwacing them by his Spirit to believe and obey, and governing their hearts by his Word and Spirit, ' overcoming all their enemies by his Almighry Power and Wisdom, in such manner and ways as are mo't confonant to his wonderful and unfearchable dispensation. ! p John 6. 37, 39. & 10. 15, 16.91 Jobn 2. 1. Rom 8.34.' Job.: 25. 13, 15. Eph. 1 7.8.9. John 17 6. 'Jahz 14.16. 11:5.12.22 2Cor. 4. 13. Rom. 8.9,14. & 15 15,19. John 17.17. Pla. 110. 1. 1 Cor. 15. 25, 26. Pfal. 4. 2, 3.

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