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• us from our sins in his own blood. Sect. vi. He sanctifieth us: is our Sanctification.

These are they which came out of In that day there shall be a fountain great tribulation, and have washed opened, &c. for sin, and for unclean- their robes, and made them white in ness.-Zech. xiii. 1.

the blood of the Lamb.-Rev. vii. 14. Peter saith unto him, Thou shalt never wash my feet. Jesus answered Sect. VI. He ariseth from the Dead. him, If I wash thee not, thou hast no part in me. Simon Peter saith unto I KNOW that my Redeemer liveth, him, Lord, not my feet only, but also and that he shall stand at the latter my hands and my head.John xiii. day upon the earth.—Job xix. 25. 8, 9.

My flesh also shall rest in hope And for their sakes I sanctify my- (or dwell confidently), for thou wilt self, that they also might be sancti- not leave my soul in hell, neither wilt fied through the truth (or truly sanc- thou suffer thine Holy One to see tified).-John xvii. 19.

corruption.-Ps. xvi. 9, 10. Aets ii. Christ Jesus, who of God is made 27. xii. 34, 35. 37. unto us wisdom, and righteousness, Jesus said, He must go, &c. and be and sanctification, &c.--1 Cor. i. 30. killed, and be raised again the third

Ye are washed, ye are sanctified, day.-Matt. xvi. 21. xx. 19. &c. in the name of the Lord Jesus. Tell the vision to no man, until the 1 Cor. vi. 11.

Son of man be risen again from the Christ also loved the church, and dead, &c. They shall kill him, and gave himself for it: that he might the third day he shall be raised again. sanctify and cleanse it, with the wash- Matt. xvii. 9. 23. ing of water, by the word; that le T he angel said, &c. He is not here; might present it to himself a glorious for he is risen, as he said, &c. The church, not having spot, or wrinkle, eleven disciples saw him, they woror any such thing: but that he should shipped him.—Matt. xxviii. 6. 16, 17. be holy, and without blemish.Eph. Luke xxiv, 5, 6. 15.30, 31.38-40, 46. v. 25--27.

The world seeth me no more, but · Both he that sanctifieth, and they ye see me: because I live, ye shall who are sanctified, are all of one, &c. live also.-John xiv. 19. -Hob. ii. 11.

Mary saw Jesus after he was risen; If the blood of bulls, &c. sancti- he saith unto her, Touch me not; for fieth, &c. how much more shall the I am not yet ascended, &c.—John xx. blood of Christ, &c. purge?Heb. ix. 14. 16, 17. 13, 14.

This is now the third time that · We are sanctified through the of- Jesus shewed himself, &c. after that fering of the body of Jesus Christ he was risen from the dead.-John once for all, &c. For by one offer- xxi. 14. ing (or one only oblation) he hath Whom God hath raised up, having perfected for ever them that are sanc- loosed the pains of death, because it tified, &c. and hath counted the blood was not possible that he should be of the covenant, wherewith he was holden of it, &c. This Jesus hath sanctified, an unholy thing, &c. God raised up, whereof we all are Heb. x. 10. 14. 29.

witnesses.-Acts i. 24. 31, 32. Jesus also, that he might sanctify Christ, whom ye crucified, whom the people with his own blood, suf- God raised from the dead, &c. and fered without the gate, &c.—Heb. with great power gave the apostles xiii. 12.

witness of the resurrection of the Jesus, &c. that loved us, and washed Lord Jesus.---Acts iv. 10. 33.

· The God of our fathers raised up weakness, yet he liveth by the power Jesus, whom ye slew, &c.--Acts v. 30. of God.- 2 Cor. xiii. 4. Eph. i. 19,

Whom they slew, and hanged on a 20. Rom. vi. 4. tree; him God raised up the third. And you, being dead, &c. hath he day, and shewed him openly, &c. unto quickened together with him, &c. witnesses chosen before of God through the faith of the operation of Acts x. 39–41.

God, who hath raised him from the God raised him from the dead, &c. dead.Col. i. 12, 13. And as concerning that he raised him Wait for his Son from heaveri, up from the dead, now no more to whom he raised from the dead.-1 return to corruption, he said on this Thess. i. 10. wise; I will give you the sure mer- Gréat is the mystery of godliness': cies of David, &c. He whom God God was manifest in the flesh, justiraised again, saw no corruption. fied in the Spirit, &c.-- Tim. iii. 16. Acts xii. 30. 33, 34. 37.

. Remember that Jesus Christ of the He hath appointed a day, in the seed of David was raised from the which he will judge the world, &c. by dead, according to my gospel.--2 Tim. that man whom he hath ordained; i. 8. whereof he hath given assurance unto. Now the God of peace, that brought all men, in that he hath raised him again from the dead our Lord Jesus, from the dead. Acts xvii. 31.

&c.--Heb. xii. 20. The prophets and Moses did say, Blessed be God, &c. which hath &c. that Christ should suffer, and that begotten ns again unto a lively hope he should be the first that should rise by the resurrection of Jesus, &c. who from the dead.-Acts xxvi. 22, 23. by him do believe in God that raised

Concerning his Son Jesus Christ him up from the dead, that your, &c. our Lord, &c. declared to be the Son 1 Pet. i. 3. 21. of God with power, &c. by the resur- .' Christ, &c. being put to death in rection from the dead.-Rom. i. 3, 4. the flesh, but quickened by the Spirit;

Who raised up Jesus our Lord from by which, &c. Not the putting away the dead; who was delivered for our of the filth of the Aesh, but the anoffences, and was raised again for our swer of a good conscience towards justification.-Rom. iv. 24, 25. . God, by the resurrection of Jesus

Knowing that Christ, being raised Christ.--1 Pet. iii. 18. 21. from the dead, dieth no more ; death. Jesus Christ, the first begotten of hath no more dominion over him.-. the dead.- Rev. i. 5. Rom. vi. 9.

And God hath both raised up the Sect. VIII. He ascended into HeaLord, and will also raise up us by ven ; is our Way to the Father; our his own power. Cor. vi. 14..

Advocate and Intercessor there. I delivered unto you first of all that Thou hast ascended on high: thou which I also received; how that hast led captivity captive, &c.-Ps. Christ died, &c. That he rose again lxviii. 18. Eph. iv. 8. the third day, according to the scrip- So then, after the Lord had spoken tures: and that he was seen of Cephas, unto them, he was received up into &c. If Christ be not risen, then is heaven, and sat on the right hand of our preaching vain, and your faith is God.-Mark xvi. 19. Luke xxiv. 51. also vain, &c. ye are yet in your sins, Simon, behold, Satan hath desired &c. But now is Christ risen from the to have you, that he might sift you dead, and become the first fruits of as wheat: but I have prayed for thee, them that slept.-- Cor. xv. 3-5. that thy faith fail not. ---Luke xxii. 14. 17. 20.

31, 32. Though he was crucified through I am the door ; by me if any man

enter in, he shall be saved, and shall heavens opened, and the Son of man, go in and out and find pasture. John standing on the right hand of God X. 9.

Acts vii. 56. Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, Reconciled to God by the death of and the truth, and the life; no man his Son, much more, &c. we shall be cometh unto the Father, but by me. saved by his life.-Rom. v. 10., -John xiv. 6.

Who is he that condemneth? It is It is expedient for you, that I go Christ that died, &c, who is even at away, &c. If I depart, I will send the right hand of God; who also the Comforter unto you; and when maketh intercession for us.-Rom. he is come, he will reprove the world, viii. 34. &c. of righteousness, because I go to He raised him from the dead, and my Father, &c. I came forth from the set him at his own right hand, in the Father, and am come into the world : heavenly places, &c.—Eph. i. 20... again I leave the world, and go to the But now in Christ Jesus, ye, who Father.-John xvi. 7, 8. 10. 16. 28. sometimes were far off, are made

Christ prays for his at large.- nigh, &c. Through him we both have John xvii. Ps. Ixix. 7–10.

an access by one Spirit unto the FaJesus said unto her, Touch me not, ther: now, therefore, ye are no more for I am not yet ascended to my Fa- strangers, but fellow-citizens, &c, of ther: but go to my brethren, and say the household of God.--Eph. ï. 13. unto them, I ascend unto my Father, 18, 19... and your Father; and to my God, and Jesus, our Lord: in whom we have your God.- John xx. 17.

boldness and access with confidence, All that Jesus began both to do and by the faith of him.--Eph. iii. 11, 12 teach, until the day in which he was Ps. cxxxviii. 3. taken up, after that he had given Christ sitteth on the right hand of commandments to the apostles, &c. God, &c. Do all in the name of the To whom also he shewed himself Lord Jesus.--Col. iii. 1. 17. Heb. alive after his passion, &c. When he xii. 13. 1 Pet. ii. 5. had spoken these things, while they God was manifest in the flesh, &c. beheld, he was taken up, and a cloud received up into glory. - Tim. received him out of their sight. And iii. 16. . while they looked stedfastly toward When he had by himself purged heaven as he went up, behold, two our sins, sat down on the right hand men, &c. said, Ye men of Galilee, of the Majesty on high. Heb. i. 3. why stand ye gazing up into heaven? xii. 2. This same Jesus, which is taken up Seeing then that we have a great High from you into heaven, shall, &c.-- Priest, that is passed into the heaActs i. 1-3. I ll.

vens, Jesus, the Son of God, &c. Let This Jesus, &c. being by the right us therefore come boldly unto the hand of God exalted, &c. For David throne of grace, &c.—Heb. iv. 14-16. is not ascended into the heavens : Within the veil, whither the forebut he saith himself, The Lord said runner is for us entered : even Jesus, unto my Lord, Sit thou on my right made an High Priest for ever.-Heb. hand, &c. God hath made that same vi. 19, 20. Jesus, whom ye have crucified, both He is able also to save them to the Lord and Christ.--Acts ii. 32- uttermost (or for evermore) that come 34. 36.

unto God by him; seeing he ever Jesus, &c. whom the heavens must liveth to make intercession for them. receive until the times of restitution, For such an High Priest became us, &c.--Acts iii. 20, 21.

who is, &c. made higher than the heaBehold (said Stephen).I see the vens.--Heb. vij. 25, 26.

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MAN'S SALVATION. 65 ra We have such an High Priest, who sceptre, &c." "Therefore God, 'even is set on the right hand of the throne thy God, hath anointed thee with the of the Majesty in the heavens.Heb. oil, &c.-Ps. xlv. 5-7. Heb, i. 8. #vili. 1. 9 ,

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Thou hast ascended on high, thou But Christ being become an High hast led captivity captive, thou hast Priest of good things to come, by a received gifts for men.-Ps. Ixviii. greater and more perfect tabernacle, 18. Isa. liii. 12. not made with hands, &c. By his He shall judge, &c. He shall save own blood he entered in once into the children of the needy, and shall the holy place, &c. For Christ is not break in pieces the oppressor.-Ps. entered into the holy places made lxxii. 2. 4. 12-14. with hands, &c. but into heaven it- Unto us a Son is given, and the self, now to appear in the presence government shall be upon his shoulof God for us.—Heb. ix. 11, 12. 24. ders, &c. Of the increase of his goEph. iv. 8.

vernment shall be no end; upon the After he had offered one sacrifice, throne of David, and upon his king&c. sat down on the 'right hand of dom, to order it, &c.—Isa. ix. 6,7. God, &c. Having, therefore, bre- xxxii. 1. xi. 1, &c. lv. 4. thren, boldness to enter into the ho- The days come, saith the Lord, liest by the blood of Jesus, by a new that I will raise unto David a righteand living way, which he hath conse- ous Branch, and a King shall reign crated (or new made) for us, &c. let and prosper, &c. in his days shall us draw near, &c.-Heb. x. 12. 19-22. Judah be saved, and Israel shall dwell

Ye are come to the heavenly Jeru- safely.--Jer. xxiii. 5, 6. xxxiii. 17. salem, &c. and to Jesus the mediator Zech. vi. 12, 13. of the New Testament, and to the blood I will set up one shepherd over of sprinkling, which speaketh better them, and he shall feed them; even things than that of Abel. Heb. xii. my servant David, &c. I the Lord 22. 24.

. will be their God, and my servant Christ hath once suffered for sins, David a prince among them.- Ezek. the just for the unjust, that he might xxxiv. 23, 24. bring us to God, &c. Who is gone The Messiah, the Prince.--Dan. into heaven, and is on the right hand ix. 25. of God.-1 Pet. iii. 18. 22.

Thou, Bethlehem, &c. out of thee į If any man sin,'we have an advo- shall he come forth unto me, that is cate with the Father, Jesus Christ the to be ruler in Israel. --Micah v. 2. righteous.- John ii. 1.

. Rejoice greatly, o daughter of

, Zion, &c. Behold, &c.—Zech. ix. 9. Sect. ix. He is made our King and

ning and Jesus; he shall be great, &o. And Head, to encounter and conquer our the Lord shall give him the throne of

Enemies, to rule for us, and in us. his father David, and he shall reign TAERE shall come a Star out of Ja- &c. for ever; and of his kingdom cob, and a Sceptre shall rise out of there shall be no end.—Lukei.31–33. Israel.-Numb. xxiv. 17. Gen. xlix. 10. When a strong man armed keepetli . Yet have I set my King (or mine his palace, his goods are in peace: anointed) upon my holy hill of Sions but when a stronger than he shall I shall give thee the heathen for thine come upon him, and overcome him, inheritance, &c.-Ps. ii. 6. 8.; "he taketh from hiin all his armour, * Thine arrows are sharp in the &c.—Luke xi. 21, 22. heart of the king's enemies, whereby - We will not have this man to reign the people fall under thee. Thy over 'us, &c. Those, mine eneinies, throne, O God, is for ever and ever; &c. bring hither, and slay them, &c. the sceptre of thy kingdom is a right Luke xix. 14. 27.

When he is come, he will reprove expecting till his enemies be made the world, &c. of judgment, because his footstool.-Heb. x. 12, 13. the prince of this world is judged, &c. There is one lawgiver who is able Be of good cheer, I have overcome to save, and to destroy.--James iv. 12. the world.—John xvi. 8. 11. 33.

Even as I also overcame, and am God hath made that same Jesus, sat down with my Father in his throne, whom ye have crucified, both Lord -Rev. iii. 21. and Christ.-Acts ii. 36. Ps. cx. These shall make war with the 13. Luke xx. 42, 43.

Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome Him hath God exalted with his them; for he is the Lord of lords, right hand, to be a Prince, and a and King of kings.--Rev. xvii. 14. Saviour, &c.—Acts v. 31.

O death, where is thy sting? O SECT. X. He is our great Prophet grave, where is thy victory? &c. and Shepherd, to teach, guide, and Thanks be to God which giveth us feed us. the victory through our Lord Jesus. Tue Lord thy God will raise up unto -1 Cor. xv. 55–57.

thee a prophet from the midst of Christ, &c. when he (God) set him thee, of thy brethren, like unto me; at his own right hand in the heavenly unto him ye shall hearken, &c. And places, far above all principality and the Lord said, They have well spoken, power, and might, and dominion, &c. &c. I will raise them up a prophet, And hath put all things under his feet, &c. and I will put my words in his and given him to be the head over all mouth, and he shall speak unto them things to the church. Eph. i. 20-22. all that I shall command him: and it

Grow up in him in all things, who shall come to pass, that whosoever is the head, even Christ, &c. Eph. will not hearken unto my words which iv. 15.

he shall speak in my name, I will reChrist is the head of the church, quire it of him.--Deut, xviii. 15-19. and Saviour of the body. Eph. v. 23. Acts iii. 22, 23. vii. 37.

He is the head of the body, the I will declare thy name unto my church, &c. that in all things he might brethren.--Ps. xxii. 22. have the pre-eminence.-Col. i. 18. I have preached righteousness in John xiii. 13.

the great congregation, &c. I have deHe blotted out the hand-writing of clared thy faithfulness, and thy salordinances that was against us, which vation, &c.-Ps. xl. 9, 10. was contrary unto us; and took it out Thou hast received gifts for men ; of the way, &c. and having spoiled yea, for the rebellious also. --Ps principalities and powers, he made a lxviii. 18. show of them openly, triumphing Unto us a Son is given, &c. his over them in it (or in himself).-- name shall be called Wonderful, Col. ii. 14, 15.

Counsellor.-Isa. ix. 6. It became him, &c. in bringing Behold, the Lord God will come, many sons unto glory, to make the &c. He shall feed his flock like a Captain of their salvation perfect, &c. shepherd; he shall gather the lambs He also himself likewise took part of with his arm, and carry them in his the same, that through death he might bosom, and shall gently lead those destroy him who had the power of that are with young. Isa. x]. 10, 11. death, that is, the devil: and deliver A bruised reed shall he not break, them, who through fear of death, and the smoking flas shall he not were all their lifetime subject to bon- quench: he shall bring forth judgdage.Heb. ii. 10. 14, 15.

ment unto truth, &c. The isles shall But this man, &c, sat down on the wait for his law. I the Lord give right hand of God; from henceforth thee, &e, a light of the Gentiles, to

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