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to separate us from the love of God | mity even the law of commandments, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord. contained in ordinances ; for to make
1 Cor. 1:13. For the preaching in himself of twain one new man; of the cross is to them that perish so making peace ; and that he might foolishness ; but unto us which are reconcile both unto God, in one body saved it is the power of God. by the cross, having slain the enmity
HEB. 2: 14. Forasmuch then as thereby. the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise T 5: 2. Christ hath given himself took part of the same; that through for us, an offering and a sacrifice to death he might destroy him that had God. the power of death, that is, the devil, Rev. 13: 8. The Lamb slain from and deliver them, who, through fear 'the foundation of the world. of death, were all their life-time sub- 5: 6. I beheld, and lo in the midst ject to bondage. For verily he took of the throne and of the four beasts, not on him the nature of Angels; and in the midst of the elders, stood but he took on him the seed of Abra- a Lamb, as it had been slain. — 9. ham. Wherefore in all things it be- They sung a new song; saying, hoved him to be made like unto his Thou art worthy to take the book... brethren ; that he might be a merci- ! for thou wast slain and hast redeemful and faithful High Priest in things ed us to God by thy blood. — 12. pertaining to God, to make reconcil- Worthy the Lamb that was slain. iation for the sins of the people. John 10: 15. I lay down my life For in that he himself hath suffered, for the sheep. being tempted, he is able to succor Acts 4: 12. There is none other them that are tempted.
name under heaven given among GAL, 1: 4. Who gave himself for i men, whereby we must be saved ; our sins, that he might deliver us but the name of Jesus Christ. from this present evil world.
Rom. 3: 21. But now, the right1 Cor. 1: 23. We preach Christ eousness of God, without the law is crucified.
| manifested, being witnessed by the 2:2. I determined not to know law and the prophets; even the any thing among you save Jesus righteousness of God, which is by Christ, and him crucified.
faith in Jesus Christ, unto all and GAL. 3: 1. Before whose eyes, Je- upon all them that believe. sus Christ hath been evidently set
1 Peter 3: 18. Christ hath once forth, crucified, among you,
suffered for sins, that he might bring 1 Cor. 15: S. Christ died for our
us unto God. sins.
2 Cor. 5: 14. If one died for all, 1 Tim. 2: 5. There is one God then were all dead. He died for and one Mediator between God and all that they which live should live man, the Man Christ Jesus.
unto him who died for them. Rom. 5: 10. We were reconciled Acts 15: 11. We believe that to God, by the death of his Son. through the grace of our Lord Jesus
2 Cor. 5:18. God hath reconciled Christ we shall be saved. us to himself by Jesus Christ. God Eph. 2: 5. By grace are ye saved. was in Christ reconciling the world Mat. 26: 26. And as they were unto himself.
eating, Jesus took bread and blessed Col. 1: 19. It pleased the Father and brake it, and gave it to the disthat in him should all fulness dwell, ciples, and said, take, eat; this is my and having made peace through the body. And he took the cup and blood of his cross, by him to recon- gave thanks, and gave it to them, cile all things to himself.
saying, Drink ye all of it; for this is Rom. 5: 1. We have peace with my blood of the New Testament, God, through our Lord Jesus Christ. which is shed for many, for the re
Eph. 2: 13. But now, in Christ mission of sins. Jesus, ye, who sometimes were far Gal. 2: 15. We who are Jews by off, are made nigh by the blood of nature, and not sinners of the GenChrist : for he is our peace, who tiles, knowing that a man is not jushath made both one, and hath broken tified by the works of the law, but down the middle wall of partition ; by the faith of Jesus Christ, even we having abolished in his flesh the en- have believed in Jesus Christ, that
we might be justified by the faith of. Adam to Moses, even over them Christ, and not by the works of the that had not sinned after the simililaw : for by the works of the law tude of Adam's transgression, who shall no flesh be justified. But if, is the figure of him that was to while we seek to be justified by come. But not as the offence, so Christ, we ourselves also are found also is the free gift. For if through sinners, is therefore Christ the min- the offence of one many be dead, ister of sin ? God forbid. For if I much more the grace of God, and build again the things which I de- the gift by grace, which is by one stroyed, I make myself a transgres- man, Jesus Christ, hath abounded
For I through the law am dead unto many. And not as it was by to the law, that I might live unto one that sinned, so is the gift. God. I am crucified with Christ : For the judgment was by one to nevertheless, I live ; yet not I, but condemnation, but the free gift is of Christ liveth in me: and the life many offences unto justification. which I now live in the flesh, I live For if by one man's offence, death by the faith of the Son of God, who reigned by one; niuch more they loved me, and gave himself for me. which receive abundance of grace, I do not frustrate the grace of God: and of the gift of righteousness, for if righteousness come by the law, shall reign in life by one, Jesus then Christ' is dead in vain.
Christ. Therefore, as by the offence 3:19. Wherefore then serveth the of one judgment came upon all men law ? It was added because of trans- to condemnation, even so by the gressions, till the seed should come righteousness of one the free gift to whom the promise was made ; came upon all men unto justification and it was ordained by angels in the of life. For as by one man's diso" hand of a mediator. Now a media- bedience many were made sinners, tor is not a mediator of one ; but God so by the obedience of one shall many
“Is the law then against be made righteous. Moreover the the promises of God ?" God forbid : law entered, that the offence might for if there had been a law given abound. But where sin abounded, which could have given life, verily grace did much more abound: that righteousness should have been by as sin hath reigned unto death, even the law. But the scripture hath con- so might grace reign through rightcluded all under sin, that the prom- eousness unto eternal life, by Jesus ise by faith of Jesus Christ might be Christ our Lord. given to them that believe. But be- 1 John 2: 2. He is the propitiafore faith came, we were kept under tion for our sins; and not for ours the law, shut up unto the faith only: but for the sins of the whole which should afterwards be reveal- world. ed. Wherefore the law was our
Heb. 2: 9. We see Jesus, who schoolmaster to bring us unto Christ, was made a little lower than the that we might be justified by faith. angels for the suffering of death
1 Peter 2: 24. Who, his own crowned with glory and honor, that self, bore our sins in his own body, he, by the grace of God, should on the tree, that we being dead to taste death for every man. - 17. sins should live unto righteousness;
To make reconciliation for the sins by whose stripes we are healed.
of the people.
1 Tim. 4: 10. We trust in the living God, who is the Savior of all
men, specially of those that believe. § 8. THIS DELIVERANCE PROVIDED 2: 1. I exhort, therefore that
first of all supplications, prayers,
intercessions and giving of thanks Rom. 5 : 12. Wherefore as by be made for all men ; for kings and one man sin entered into the world, for all that are in authority, for this and death by sin; and so death is good and acceptable in the sight passed upon all men, for that all of God our Savior, who will have have sinned — for until the law, sin all men to be savcd, and to come to was in the world ; but sin is not the knowledge of the truth. For imputed when there is no law; there is one God, and one Mediator nevertheless, death reigned from between God and man, the Man
FOR THE WHOLE WORLD.
Jesus Christ, who gave himself a world, and men loved darkness rathransom for all to be testified in due er than light, because their deeds time.
were evil. For every one that doeth 2 Cor. 5: 19. God was in Christ, evil hateth the light, neither cometh reconciling the world unto himself. to the light, lest his deeds should be
Mar. 18: 11. The Son of man reproved. But he that doeth truth, is come to save that which was cometh to the light, that his deeds lost.
may be made manifest, that they are JOHN 3: 17. God sent not his wrought in God. Son into the world to condemn the 1 Cor. 15:21. Since by man came world, but that the world through death, by man came also the resurhim might be saved.
rection of the dead. For as in Adam 10: 9. By me if any man enter all die, even so in Christ shall all be in he shall be saved.
Cor. 5: 14. For the love of 11 Tim. 1. 15. Christ Jesus came Christ constraineth us ; because we into the world to save sinners, of thus judge, that if one died for all, whom I am chief.
then were all dead: and that he died HEB. 7: 25. He is able to save for all, that they which live should unto the uttermost, all who come not henceforth live unto themselves, unto God by him.
but unto him who died for them, and Mat. 18:10. Take heed that ye rose again. despise not one of these little ones: LUKE 24: 46. Thus it is written, for I say unto you, That in heaven and thus it behoved Christ to suffer, their angels do always behold the and to rise from the dead the third face of my Father which is in heav- day ; and that repentance and remisen. For the Son of man is come to sion of sins might be preached in his save that which was lost. How think name among all nations, beginning ye? If a man have a hundred sheep, at Jerusalem. and one of them be gone astray, doth he not leave the ninety and nine, and goeth into the mountains, and seeketh that which is gone astray ? And if so be that he find it, verily I say unto you, he rejoiceth more of that
CHAPTER II. sheep, than of the ninety and nine which went not astray. Even so it FITNESS OF CHARACTER PROVIDED is not the will of your Father which
BY THE HOLY SPIRIT. is in heaven, that one of these little ones should perish.
LUKE 13: 34. O Jerusalem, Jeru- [For the character of this agent, see salem, which killest the prophets and
- God denominated the Holy Spirstonest them that are sent unto thee,
it, &c. page 65.] how often would I have gathered thy children together as a hen doth § 1. CONVINCING OF sin. gather her brood under her wings, and ye would not. Behold, your
John 16: 8. When he is come, he house is left unto you desolate. will reprove the world of sin, and
John 3:16. For God so loved the of righteousness, and of judgment. world, that he gave his only begot- Acts 6: 10. They were not able to ten Son, that whosoever believeth in resist the wisdom and the Spirit, by him should not perish, but have ev
which he [Stephen] spake. erlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world, to condemn the world ; but that the world through him might be saved. He that believ- § 2. RENEWING THE HEART. eth on him is not condemned; but he that believeth not, is condemned Ezek. 11:19. I will put a new already, because he hath not believ- spirit within you. ed in the name of the only begotten 36: 26. A new heart also will I Son of God. And this is the condem- give you, and a new spirit will I put nation, that light is come into the I within you.
And I will take away
the stony heart out of your flesh, and
to hide me. Teach me to do thy I will give you a heart of flesh. And will ; for thou art my God: thy SpirI will put iny Spirit within you, and it is good ; lead me into the land of cause you to walk in my statutes, uprightness. and shall keep my judgments and Isa. 32: 14. The palaces shall be do them.
forsaken; the multitude of the city John 3: 5. Jesus answered, Veri- shall be left ... until the Spirit be ly, verily, I say unto thee, Escept poured upon us from on high, and a man be born of water, and of the wilderness be a fruitful field. the Spirit, he cannot enter into the then judgment shall dwell in the wilkingdom of God. That which is derness, and righteousness remain in born of the flesh is flesh; and that the fruitful field: and the work of which is born of the Spirit is spirit. righteousness shall be peace, and Marvel not that I said unto thee, Ye the effect of righteousness, quietness must be born again. The wind blow- and assurance forever. eth where it listeth, and thou hear- Zech. 4: 6. Thus saith the word est the sound thereof, but canst not of the LORD; not by might, nor by tell whence it cometh, and whither power, but by my Spirit saith the it goeth: so is every one that is born LORD, shall ye prevail. of the Spirit.
12:10. I will pour upon the house 6: 63. It is the Spirit that quick- of David, and upon the inhabitants eneth.
of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace and Ro. 8: 1. There is therefore now of supplication. no condemnation to them that are in
MAT. 3: 11. He shall baptize you Christ Jesus, who walk not after the with the Holy Ghost. flesh but after the Spirit. For the Ps. 51: 11. Take not thy Holy law of the Spirit of Christ, hath Spirit from me. Restore. unto me made me free from the law of sin the joys of thy salvation, and uphold and death.
me by thy free spirit: then will I 2 Cor. 3: 3. Ye are the epistle of teach transgressors thy ways, and Christ, written with the Spirit sinners shall be converted unto thee. of the Living God, in fleshly ta
John 7: 37. If any man thirst, bles of the heart.
let him come unto me and drink. Gal. 3: 3. Having begun in the He that believeth on me, as the Spirit, are ye now made perfect by Scripture hath said, Out of his belly the flesh ?
shall flow rivers of living water. Tı. 3: 5. God, according to his But this spake he of the Spirit, which mercy saved us, by the washing of they who believed on him should reregeneration, and renewing of the ceive ; for the Holy Ghost was not Holy Ghost.
yet given ; because Jesus was not 1 Pet. 1: 22. Ye have purified yet glorified. your souls in obeying the truth 14: 14. If ye shall ask any thing through the Spirit.
in my name, I will do it. If ye love Col. 2: 13. And you, being dead me, keep my commandments: and I in your sins and the uncircumcision will pray the Father, and he shall of your flesh, hath he quickened to- give you another Comforter, that he gether with him, having forgiven may abide with you forever ; even you all trespasses.
the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye
know him ; for he dwelleth with § 3. ENLIGHTENING, SANCTIFYING, you, and shall be in you. — 25.
These things have I spoken unto
you, being yet present with you. MA 26: 28. This is my blood of But the Comforter, which is the the New Testament, which is shed Holy Ghost, whom the Father will for many, for the remission of send in my name, he shall teach you sins.
all things, and bring all things to Nez. 9:20. Thou gavest thy good your remembrance, whatsoever I spirit to instruct them.
have said unto you. Ps. 143: 9. Deliver me, O LORD, 15: 26. But when the Comforter from mine enemies: I flee unto thee is come, whom I will send unto you
AND UPHOLDING THE CHRISTIAN.
from the Father, even the Spirit of any man have not the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Christ, he is none of his. And if Father, he shall testify of me. Christ be in you, the body is dead
16:8. It is expedient for you that because of sin; but the Spirit is life I go away: for if I go not away, the because of righteousness. But if the Comforter will not come unto you ; Spirit of him that raised up Jesus but if I depart, I will send him unto from the dead dwell in you, he that you. And when he is come, he will raised up Christ from the dead shall reprove the world of sin, and of also quicken your mortal bodies by righteousness, and of judgment: of his Spirit that dwelleth in you. sin, because they believe not on me; | Therefore, brethren, we are debtors, of righteousness, because I go to my not to the flesh, to live after the Father, and ye see me no more ; of flesh. For if ye live after the flesh, judgment, because the prince of this ye shall die: but if ye through the world is judged. I have yet many Spirit do mortify the deeds of the things to say unto you, but ye can- body, ye shall live. For as many as not bear them now. Howbeit, when are led by the Spirit of God, they hé, the Spirit of truth, is come, he are the sons of God. For ye have will guide you into all truth: for he not received the Spirit of bondage shall not speak of himself; but what again to fear;
have received soever he shall hear, that shall he the Spirit of adoption, whereby we speak: and he will show you things cry, Abba, Father. The Spirit itself to come. He shall glorify me: for he beareth witness with our spirit, that shall receive of mine, and shall show we are the children of God: and if it unto you.
children, then heirs: heirs of God
and joint-heirs with Christ ; if so be || Acts 1: 5. John truly baptized that we suffer with him, that we may with water, but ye shall be baptized be also glorified together. with the Holy Ghost not many days Acts 9; 31. The churches, walkhence.
ing in the fear of God, and in the 2:1. When the day of Pentecost comfort of the Holy Ghost, were was fully come, they were all with multiplied. one accord in one place. And suddenly there came a sound from heav- Rom. 8: 5. They that are after en, as of a rushing mighty wind, and the Spirit do mind the things of the it filled all the house where they Spirit. — 26. Likewise the Spirit also were sitting. .. And they were filled helpeth our infirmities: for we know with the Holy Ghost, and began to not what to pray for as we ought ; speak with other tongues, as the but the Spirit maketh intercession Spirit gave them utterance.
for us, with groanings that cannot 10: 44. While Peter yet spake be uttered. And he that searcheth these words, the Holy Ghost fell on the hearts, knoweth what is the mind all them which heard the word. And of the Spirit, because he maketh inthey of the circumcision which be- tercession for the saints, according lieved were astonished, as many as to the will of God. came with Peter, because that on 14:17. The kingdom of God is the Gentiles also was poured out the not meat and drink ; but righteousgift of the Holy Ghost, for they ness and peace and joy in the Holy heard them speak with tongues, and Ghost. magnify God.
15: 13. Now the God of hope fill ROM. 5: 3. And not only so, but you with all joy and peace in bewe glory in tribulations also ; know- lieving, that ye may abound in ing that tribulation worketh pa- hope, through the power of the Holy tience ; and patience, experience ; | Ghost. - 16. That I should be the and experience, hope: and hope minister of Jesus Christ to the Genmaketh not ashamed ; because the tiles, ministering the gospel of God, love of God is shed abroad in our that the offering up of the Gentiles hearts, by the Holy Ghost which is might be acceptable, being sanctified given unto us.
by the Holy Ghost. 8: 9. But ye are not in the flesh, 1 Cor. 2: 9. Eye hath not seen, but in the Spirit, if so be that the nor ear heard, neither have entered Spirit of God dwell in you. Now, if into the heart of man, the things