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that is passed into ths heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold

VI. Righteousness. fast our profession.

Ps. 45: 6. The sceptre of thy V. Unerring Wisdom. kingdom is a right sceptre. Thou

lovest righteousness, and hatest Isa. 11:1. And there shall come

wickedness: therefore God, thy forth a rod out of the stem of Jesse, God, hath anointed thee with the and a branch shall grow out of his oil of gladness above thy fellows. roots : and the spirit of the Lord

Isa. 11: 3. And he shall not judge shall rest upon him, the spirit of after the sight of his eyes, neither wisdom and understanding, the spirit reprove after the hearing of his of counsel and might, the spirit of ears: but with righteousness shall knowledge and of the fear of the he judge the poor, and reprove with LORD; and shall make him of quick equity for the meek of the earth: understanding in the fear of the and he shall smite the earth with LORD.

the rod of his mouth, and with the 1 Cor. 1: 23. We preach Christ breath of his lips shall he slay the crucified; to them that believe the wicked. And righteousness shall be power of God and the wisdom of the girdle of his loins, and faithfulGod.

ness the girdle of his reins. Col. 2: 3. In whom are hid all Ps. 72: 2. He shall judge thy the treasures of wisdom and know-, people with righteousness, and thy ledge.

poor with judgment. Pr. 8: 22. The Lord possessed

14: 6. The sceptre of thy kingme in the beginning of his ways; dom is a right sceptre ; thou lovest before his works of old. I was set righteousness and hatest iniquity. up from the beginning; or ever the

Isa. 53: 9. He had done no vioearth was; while as yet he had lence, neither was deceit found in not made the earth nor the fields. his mouth. – 11. By his knowledge When he prepared the heavens I shall my righteous servant justify was there; I was by him as one many. brought up with him, and I was

Jer. 23: 6. He shall be called, daily his delight, rejoicing always | The Lord our Righteousness. before him. Whoso findeth me 1 JOHN 1: 2. We have an advofindeth life, and shall obtain favor cate with the Father, Jesus Christ of the Lord.

the righteous. Eph. 3: 3. Unto me, who am less than the least of all saints is this VII. Holiness or Perfection. grace given, that I should preach among the Gentiles the unsearcha Luke 1:35. That holy thing that ble riches of Christ, and to make all shall be born of thee shall be called men see what is the fellowship of the Son of God. the mystery, which from the begin Acts 3:14. Ye denied the Holy ning of the world hath been hid in One and the Just. God, who created all things by Je 4: 27. Against thy holy child sus Christ, to the intent that now Jesus, whom thou hast anointed. unto the principalities and powers

Heb. 7: 26. Who is holy,

harmin heavenly places, might be known less, undefiled, and separate from by the church the manifold wisdom sinners. of God, according to the eternal 4:15. He was tempted in all purpose which he purposed in points like as we are, yet without Christ Jesus our Lord.

sin. 1:7. According to the riches of John 8: 46. Which of you conhis grace, wherein he hath abounded vinceth me of sin ? towards us in all wisdom and pru

1 Pet. 1:18. Forasmuch as ye dence.

know that ye were not redeemed LUKE 2: 47. They were aston- with corruptible things, as silver and ished at his understanding and an- gold, from your vain conversation swers. — 40, And the child grew received by tradition from your faand waxed strong in spirit, filled thers, but with the precious blood of with wisdom.

Christ, as of a lamb without blemish

and without spot : who verily was this day have I begotten thee. Ask foreordained before the foundation of me, and I shall give thee the of the world, but was manifest in heathen for thine inheritance, and these last times for you, who by him the uttermost parts of the earth for do believe in God, that raised him thy possession. up from the dead, and gave him 45: 4. And in thy majesty ride glory; that your faith and hope prosperously, because of truth, and might be in God.

meekness, and righteousness; and 2: 22. Who did no sin, neither thy right hand shall teach thee terriwas guile found in his mouth. ble things. Thine arrows are sharp

Rev. 3:7. These things saith he in the heart of the king's enemies; that is Holy.

whereby the people fall under thee.

Isa. 9: 6. For unto us a Child is VIII. Grace and Mercy. born, unto us a Son is given: and the

government shall be upon his shoulActs 15:11. Through the grace der: of the increase of his governof our Lord Jesus Christ we shall ment and peace there shall be no be saved.

end, upon the throne of David, and Rom. 16: 20. The grace of our upon his kingdom, to order it, and Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. to establish it with judgment and

2 Cor. 12: 9. My grace is suf- with justice from henceforth even ficient for thee,

forever. The zeal of the Lord of Rom. 3: 24. Being justified freely hosts will perform this. by his grace, through the redemp Mat. 9: 2. And behold, they tion that is in Christ Jesus.

brought to him a man sick of the John 1:16. And of his fulness | palsy, lying on a bed: and Jesus, have all we received, and grace for seeing their faith, said unto the sick grace. For the law was given by of the palsy, Son, be of good cheer; Moses, but grace and truth came by thy sins be forgiven thee. And beJesus Christ.

hold, certain of the scribes said JUDE 19. These be they who within themselves, This man blasseparate themselves, sensual, having | phemeth. And Jesus, knowing their not the Spirit. But ye, beloved, thoughts, said ; Wherefore think ye building up yourselves on your most evil in your hearts? For whether holy faith, praying in the Holy is easier to say, Thy sins be forgiven Ghost, keep yourselves in the love thee; or to say, Arise, and walk ? of God, looking for the mercy of our But that ye may know that the Son Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life. of man hath power on earth to for

2 JOHN 3. Grace be with you ; / give sins, (then saith he to the sick mercy and peace from God the of the palsy,) Arise, take up thy bed, Father, and from the Lord Jesus and go unto thine house. And he Christ, the Son of the Father, in arose, and departed to his house. truth and love.

But when the multitude saw it, they Eph. 1: 7. In whom we have marvelled and glorified God, which redemption through his blood, the had given such power unto men. forgiveness of sins, according to the 21: 10. And when he was come riches of his grace, wherein he into Jerusalem, all the city was hath abounded towards us.

moved, saying, Who is this? And Mat. 11: 29. Take my yoke the multitude said, This is Jesus, the upon you, and learn of me; for I prophet of Nazareth of Galilee. am meek and lowly in heart: and ye And Jesus went into the temple of shall find rest unto your souls. For God, and cast out all them that sold my yoke is easy, and my burthen and bought in the temple, and overis light.

threw the tables of the money

changers, and the seats of them that IX. A Sovereign over minds, and sold doves, and said unto them, It is hearts, and religious institutions. written, “My house shall be called

the house of prayer, but ye have Ps. 2: 6. Yet have I set my King made it a den of thieves.” (Isa.56: 7.) upon my holy hill of Zion. I will declare the decree : the Lord hath | Mat. 7: 28. Mark 11: 15. LUKE said unto me, Thou art my Son; ' 19: 45. The people were astonished

ever.

at his doctrine, for he taught them | teth on the throne, and from the as one having authority.

wrath of the Lamb: for the great Mark 2: 23. The Son of man is day of his wrath is come ; and who Lord also of the sabbath.

shall be able to stand? John 5: 22. The Father judgeth no man, but hath committed all judgment unto the Son, that all men may honor the Son, even as they § 3. CHRIST WORSHIPPED. honor the Father.

17: 1. These words spake Jesus, Ps. 97: 7. Confounded be all they and lifted up his eyes to heaven, and that serve graven images, that boast said, Father, the hour is come; glo- themselves of idols: worship him, rify thy Son, that thy Son also may all ye gods. glorify thee: as thou hast given him 118: 26. Blessed be he that compower over all flesh, that he should eth in the name of the LORD: we give eternal life to as many as thou have blessed you out of the house hast given him. And this is life eter of the LORD. God is the LORD, nal, that they might know thee, the which hath showed us light: bind only true God, and Jesus Christ the sacrifice with cords, even unto whom thou hast sent. I have glorified the horns of the altar. Thou art my thee on the earth: I have tinished | God, and I will praise thee: thou art the work which thou gavest me to my God, I will exalt thee. O give do.

thanks unto the Lord; for he is 13: 13. Ye call me master and good ; for his mercy endureth forLord, and ye say well, for so I am.

14: 13. Whatsoever ye shall ask John 20: 2. Thomas answered in my name, that will I do.

and said unto him, My LORD AND Mar. 11: 23. Come unto me all

My God. ye that labor and are heavy laden, Mar. 2: 1. Now when Jesus was and I will give you rest.

born in Bethlehem of Judea, in the LUKE 22: 29. I appoint unto you days of Herod the king, behold, a kingdom.

there came wise men from the east 2 Thess. 1:7. The Lord Jesus to Jerusalem, saying, where is he shall be revealed from heaven with that is born King of the Jews? for his mighty angels, in flaming fire, we have seen his star in the east, taking vengeance on them that know and are come to worship him. not God, and that obey not the Gos- 11. And when they were pel of our Lord Jesus Christ.

into the house, they saw the young 1 Tim. 6: 15. He is King of kings child with Mary his mother, and fell and Lord of lords.

down and worshipped him: and Mat. 25: 31. 'The Son of man when they had opened their treasshall come in his glory, and all his ures, they presented unto him gifts ; holy angels with him: then shall he gold, and frankincense, and myrrh. sit upon the throne of his glory: 21:8. And a very great multitude and before him shall be gathered all spread their garments in the way ; nations, and he shall separate them. others cut down branches from the

Rev. 6: 10. How long, O Lord, trees, and strewed them in the way. holy and true, dost thou not judge And the multitudes that went before, and avenge our blood on them that and that followed, cried, saying, Hodwell on the earth ? - 14. And the sanna to the Son of David! blessed heaven departed as a scroll when is he that cometh in the name of the it is rolled together; and every moun Lord! Hosanna in the highest!tain and island were moved out of 14. And the blind and the lame their places. And the kings of the came to him in the temple ; and earth, and the great men, and the he healed them. And when the rich men, and the chief captains, and chief priests and scribes saw the the mighty men, and every bond- wonderful things that he did, and man, and every free-man, hid them- the children crying in the temple, selves in the dens and in the rocks and saying, Hosanna to the Son of of the mountains, and said to the David! they were sore displeased, mountains and rocks, fall on us, and and said unto him, hearest thou hide us from the face of him that sit- / what these say? and Jesus saith un

come

to them, yea: have ye never read, I hath raised him from the dead, thou out of the mouth of babes and suck- shalt be saved. - 12. For the same lings thou hast perfected praise? Lord over all is rich unto all that

28: 19. Go teach all nations, bap- call upon him. For" whosoever shall tizing them in the name of the Fa- call on the name of the Lord shall ther, and of the Son, and of the Ho- be delivered.” (Joel 2: 32.) ly Ghost. — 9. And as they went to 2 Thes. 2: 16. Our Lord Jesus tell his disciples, behold Jesus met Christ, and God, even our Father, them, saying, all hail ! and they comfort your hearts and establish came, and held him by the feet, and you. worshipped him.

1 Tim. 1:12. I thank Jesus Christ Luke 23: 42. Lord, remember me

our Lord. when thou comest into thy king 2 Pet. 3: 18. But grow in grace, dom,

and in the knowledge of our Lord 19: 36. And as he went, they and Savior Jesus Christ; to him be spread their clothes in the way. glory, both now and forever. Amen. And when he was come nigh, even JUDE 24. Now unto him that is now at the descent of the mount of able to keep you from falling, and Olives, the whole multitude of the

to present you faultless before the disciples began to rejoice and praise presence of his glory with exceedGod with a loud voice, for all the ing joy, to the only wise God our mighty works that they had seen ; Savior, be glory and majesty, dosaying, Blessed be the King that minion and power, both now and cometh in the name of the Lord ! | ever! Amen. peace in heaven, and glory in the Rev. 1: 4. John to the seven highest! And some of the Pharisees churches which are in Asia : Grace from among the multitude said unto be unto you, and peace from him him, Master, rebuke thy disciples. which is, and which was, and which And he answered and said unto is to come; and from the seven Spirthem, I tell you, that if these should its which are before his throne ; and hold their peace, the stones would from Jesus Christ, who is the faithimmediately cry out.

ful Witness, and the First-begotten 24:52. And they worshipped him, of the dead, and the Prince of the and returned to Jerusalem with great kings of the earth. Unto him that joy.

loved us, and washed us from our

sins in his own blood, and hath T John 12: 12. On the next day, made us kings and priests unto God much people that were come to the and his Father; to him be glory and feast, when they heard that Jesus dominion forever and ever. Amen. was coming to Jerusalem, took branches of palin-trees, and went [ 4:8. And they rest not day and forth to meet him, and cried, Ho- night, saying, holy, holy, holy, Lord sanna! Blessed is the King of Israel | God Almighty, which was, and is, that cometh in the name of the and is to come. And when those Lord ! And Jesus, when he had beasts give glory, and honor, and found a young ass, sat thereon; as thanks to him that sat on the throne, it is written, Fear not, daughter of who liveth forever and ever, the four Sion: behold, thy king cometh, sit- and twenty elders fall down before ting on an ass's colt.

him that sat on the throne, and worPhilip. 2: 10. That at the name ship him that liveth forever and evof Jesus, every knee should bow, er, and cast their crowns before the of things in heaven, and things in throne, saying, Thou art worthy, O earth, and things under the earth. Lord, to receive glory, and honor, And that every tongue should con- and power ; for thou hast created fess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to all things, and for thy pleasure they the glory of God the Father.

are and were created. Acts 7:59. They stoned Stephen, 5: 8. And when he had taken the calling upon God, and saying, Lord book, the four beasts, and four and Jesus, receive my spirit.

twenty elders fell down before the Rom. 10: 9. If thou shalt confess Lamb, having every one of them with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and harps, and golden vials full of odors, shalt believe in thine heart that God | which are the prayers of saints.

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CHAPTER V.
and to open the seals thereof: for
thou wast slain, and hast redeemed

GOD DENOMINATED THE SPIRIT, us to God by thy blood, out of every

THE HOLY SPIRIT, THE HOkindred, and tongue, and people, and nation, and hast made us unto LY GHOST,” &c. our God kings and priests: and we shall reign on the earth. And I be Gen. 1: 2. The Spirit of God held, and I heard the voice of many moved upon the face of the waters. angels round about the throne, and Job 33: 4. The Spirit of God the beasts, and the elders: and the hath made me. number of them was ten tbousand Neh. 9: 30. Thou testifiedst times ten thousand, and thousands against them by thy Spirit in the of thousands ; saying with a loud prophets. voice, worthy is the Lamb that was Isa. 48: 16. The Lord God, and slain, to receive power, and riches, his Spirit hath sent me. and wisdom, and strength, and hon Ezek. 3: 14. The Spirit of the or, and glory, and blessing. And Lord took me up, and the hand of every creature which is in heaven, the Lord was strong upon me. and on the earth, and under the 11: 5. The Spirit of the LORD earth, and such as are in the sea, fell upon me, and said unto me: and all that are in them, heard I speak. saying, Blessing, and honor, and Zech. 4: 6. By my Spirit, saith glory, and power, be unto him that the Lord, shall ye prevail. sitteth upon the throne, and unto Mat. 3: 11. He shall baptize you the Lamb, forever and ever! And with the Holy Ghost. the four beasts said, amen! And the John 1: 13. Which were born, four and twenty elders fell down not of blood, nor of the will of the and worshipped him that liveth for flesh, por of the will of man, but of ever and ever.

God. 7:9. After this, I beheld, and lo, Luke 12: 9. But he that denieth a great multitude, which no man me before men, shall be denied becould number, of all nations, and fore the angels of God. And whosokindreds, and people, and tongues, ever shall speak a word against the stood before the throne, and before Son of man, it shall be forgiven him: the Lamb, clothed with wbite robes, but unto him that blasphemeth and palms in their hands; aud cried against the Holy Ghost, it shall not with a loud voice, saying, Salvation be forgiven. And when they bring to our God which sitteth upon the you unto the synagogues, and unto throne, and unto the Lamb. And magistrates, and powers, take ye no all the angels stood round about the thought how or what thing ye shall throne, and about the elders, and answer, or what ye shall say: for the four beasts, and fell before the the Holy Ghost shall teach you in throne on their faces, and worship the same hour what ye ought to say. ped God, saying, amen! blessing, John 1: 32. I saw the Spirit deand glory, and wisdom, and thanks- scending from heaven like a dove, giving, and honor, and power, and and it abode upon him. might, be unto our God forever and 3:5. Except a man be born of ever! Amen.

water, and of the Spirit, he cannot 11: 15. And the seventh angel enter into the kingdom of heaven. sounded ; and there were great voi- That which is born of the flesh, is ces in heaven, saying, The kingdoms flesh, and that which is born of the of this world are become the king Spirit, is Spirit. — 8. The wind doms of our Lord, and of his Christ; / bloweth where it listeth, and thou and he shall reign forever and ever. hearest the sound thereof, but canst

not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth ; so is every one that is born of the Spirit. — 34. God giveth not his Spirit by measure unto him.

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