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His honors. them. And when they saw him they worshipped him. 19. Go ye therefore and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost.
Lk. 24. 51. He was parted from them, and carried up into heaven. . And they worshipped him.
"Jn. 5. 22. For the Father judgeth no man; but hath committed 'all judgment unto the Son: That all men should honor the Son, even as they honor'the Father. He that honoreth not the Son honoreth not the Father which hath sent him.
Jn. 9.38! And he said, Lord, I believe. And be worshipped himn.
Ac. 7. 59. And they stoned Stephen, calling upon God, and saying, Lord Jesus receive my spirit.
Ph: 2.9.! Wherefore God also hath highly exalted -him, and given him a name which is above every name: That at the name of Jesus every knee should bów, of 'things in heaven, and things in earth,
' and things under the earth; And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.
Heb. 1. 6. When he bringeth in the First Begotten into the world, he saith, And let all the angels of God worship him.
2 Pet. 3, 18. Bụt grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ." To him be glory both now and forever. Amen. Rey. 5. 11.
And I heard the voice of many angels round about the throne, and the beasts and the elders: and the number of them was ten thousand times ten thousand and thousands of thousands; Saying, with a loud voice, worthy is the Lamb that was slain to receive power, and riches, and wisdom and strength, and honor, and glory and blessing. And every creature which is in 'heaven and on the earth and under the earth, and such as are in the sea, and all that are in them, heard I saying, Blessing, and honor, and glory, and power, be unto him that sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb forever and ever.
His honors-His otřices.
82. Would Christ have received such homage, had he not been truly God?
Jer. 17. 5. Cursed be the man that trusteth in man, and maketh Aesk his arm.
Mat. 4. 10. Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God and him only shalt thou serve.
Jer. 17. 5. Ac. 14. 13. Then the priest of Jupiter-brought oxen and garlands unto the gates, and would have done sacrifice with the people; which when the apostles Bar. nabas and Paul heard of, they rent their clothes, and ran in among the people, crying out, and saying, Sirs, why do ye these things ? We also are men of like passions with you, and preach unto you that ye should turn from these vanities unto the living God.
Rev. 19. 10. And I fell at his feet to worship him. And he said unto me, See thou do it not: I am thy fellow-servant, and of thy brethren that have the testimony of Jesus: Worship God.
Rex. 22. 8. And when I had heard and seen, I fell down to worship before the feet of the angel which showed me these things. Then saith 'he unto me, See thou do it not: for I am thy fellow servant, and of thy brethren the prophets-Worship God.
83, What are some of Christ's offices ?
Dt. 18. 15. The Lord thy God will raise up unto thee a PROPHET.
Is. 9. 6. The PRINCE of peace.
Is. 59. 16. And wondered that there was no INTERCESSOR: therefore his arm brought salvation unto him. 20. And the Redeemer shall come out of Zion.
Mal. 3. 1. The Messenger of the covenant.
Mat. 2. 6. And thou Bethlehem, in the land of Juda, art not the least among the princes of Juda: for out of thee shall come a GOVERNOR, that shall rule my people Israel.
Mat. 21. 5. Tell ye the daughter of Sian, Behold thy KING cometh unto thee.
Glorious—Mysterious Lk. 2. 11. Unto you is born this day, in the city of David, a Saviour.
Jn. 10. 11. I am the good SHEPHERD.
Ac. 5. 31. Him hath God exalted with his right hand to be a Prince and a SAVIOUR.
Rom. 11. 26. There shall come out of Sion the de
Ep. 1. 22. Head over all things to the church
1 Tim. 2. 5. For there is one God and one MediaTOR between God and man, the man Christ Jesus. Gal. 3. 19.
Heb. 2. 10. The CAPTAIN of their salvation.
Heb. 3. 1. The APOSTLE and high-PRIEST of our profession.
1 Pet. 2. 25. The SHEPHERD and BISHOP of your souls.
1 Jn. 2. 1. If any man sin, we have an ADVOCATE with the Father.
Rev. 17. 14. He is LORD OF LORDS, and KING OF KINGS.
84. What is said of the glory of Christ ?
Ep. 1. 20. And set him at his own right hand in the heavenly places, Far above all principality, and power, and might, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come: And hath put all things under his feet, and gave him to be the head over all things to the church, which is his body, the fullness of him that filleth all in all.
Ph. 2. 9. Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a' name which is above every name: That at the name of Jesus, every knee should bow; of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth: And that every tongue. should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.
85. Is there any mystery in the person of Christ? Ep. 3. 4. The mystery of Christ. Col. 4. 3, the
Design of Foundation of. Eph, 6., 19. That I may open my mouth boldly, to make known the mystery of the gospel. '
1 Tim. 3. 9. Holding the mystery of the faith in a pure conscience. 16. And without controversy, great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh.
Church. 86. What is the design of the Church of God?'
Mat. 5. 13. Ye are the salt of the earth:' but if the salt have lost his savor, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men. Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hid. Neither do men light a candle and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house. Let your light. so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your
Father which is in heaven. 1 Tim. 3. 15. The church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth. 87. Upon what foundation is the church built
??? Mat. 16. 16. And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God. Thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my Church: and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it."
Mat. 21. 42. Did ye never read in the scriptures, The stone which the builders rejected, the same is, be come the head of the corner. Ps. 118. 22. Is. 28. 16.
1. Cor. 3. 9. Ye are God's husbandry', ye are God's building. :11. For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ.
Ep. 2. 20. And are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the : chief corner-stone; In whom all the building fitly. framed together, groweth unto a holy temple in the Lord. In whom ye also are builded together, for a habitation of God through the Spirit.
Beloved of God.
1 Pet. 2.7. The stone which the builders disallowa ed, the same is made the head of the corner,
88. No Christ and good men love the church?
Ps. 87. 2. The Lord loveth the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob. Glorious things are spoken of thee, O city of God. 5. Of Zion it shall be said, This and that man was born in her: and the Highest himself shall establish her.
Ps. 137. 5. If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget her cunning. If I do not remember thee, let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth; if I prefer not Jerusalem above my chief joy.
Song. 7. 10. I am my beloved's, and his desire is toward me.
Is. 49. 14. Zion said, The Lord hath forsaken me, and my Lord hath forgotten me. Can a woman forget her sucking child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? yea, they may forget, yet will I not forget thee. Behold, I have graven thee upon the palms of my hands; thy walls are continually before
Is. 54. 17. No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper;
and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn. "This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord, and their righteousness is of me, saith the Lord.
Ep. 5. 25. Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it; That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word, That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot or wrinkle, or any such thing. 29. No man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord, the church.
Rev. 1. 5. Unto him that loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood, And hath made us kings and priests unto God and his Father; to him be glory and dominion forever and ever. [Soe 595.]