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filled, in his incarnation, life, death, resur- | well known when they happened. Gen. rection, and ascension. Gen. iii. 15. The xlix. 10. The sceptre shall not depart seed of the woman shall bruise the ser- from Judah, nor a law-giver from between pent's head.
his feet, till Shiloh come. (As a proof Isa. vii. 14. The Lord himself shall that this sceptre, the ensign of govern. give you a sign: Behold a virgin shall ment, was departed from Judah at our conceive and bear a son, and shall call his Saviour's birth]-Joseph and Mary, with name Immanuel.
others, went to be taxed by the authority ix. 6. Unto us a child is born, unto us of a heathen emperor. Luke ii. 3. a son is given. See this fulfilled in the Dan. ix. 24. Seventy weeks are deconception, and birth of Jesus, Matt. i. termined upon thy people, and upon 18. to 25. Luke i. 28 to 35.
thy holy city, to finish the transgression, Gal. iv. 4. God sent forth his Son, and to make an end of sins, and to make made of a woman.
reconciliation for iniquity, and to bring John i. 14. He was made flesh. in everlasting righteousness, and to seal
Heb. xii. 14. He took part of flesh up the vision and prophecy, and to anoint and blood.- Ver.17. Was made like un- the most holy. to his brethren.
Ver. 25. Know therefore and under. Phil. ii. 7. Was made in the likeness stand, that from the going forth of the of men.-Ver. 8. Was found in fashion commandment to restore and build Je
rusalem, unto the Messiah the prince,
shall be seven weeks, and threescore IV. The nation, tribe, and family he and two weeks: the street shall be built was to descend from. Gen. xii. 3. Abram again, and the wall even in troublesome --in thee shall all the families of the times. earth be blessed. Acts iii. 25. Gal. iii. 8. Ver. 26. And after threescore and
xxi. 12. In Isaac shall thy seed be two weeks, shall the Messiah be cut off, called. Gal. iii. 16. Thy seed, which is but not for himself; and the people of Christ.
the prince that shall come, shall destroy xxvi. 4. Isaac–in thy seed shall all the city and the sanctuary, and the end the nations of the earth be blessed. thereof shall be with a flood, and unto
xxviii. 14. Jacob—in thy seed shall all the end of the war desolations are de. the families of the earth be blessed. termined.
xlix. 8. Judah-thy brethren shall Hag. ii. 7. The desire of all nations praise thee, &c. Ver. 10.
shall come, and I will fill this house (viz Isa. xi. 1. David—a branch shall grow the temple) with my glory.--Ver. 9. out of his roots.
The glory of this latter house shall be Ps. lxxxix. 29. His seed will I make greater than that of the former house. to endure for ever. See Jer. xxiii. 5.-|(This glory it had above the former, but xxxii. 15. Ps. xviii. 50.-lxxxix. 4. 36.- in other respects it was inferior to it. Ezra cxxxii. 11.
iii. 12. This fixes the coming of Christ John vii. 42. Christ cometh of the while the temple was standing.) seed of David,
Matt. xxii. 42. He is David's son. VI. The country and town where Christ
ix. 27. Thou son of David have mer. should be born, Mic. v. 2. Thou Bethle. cy on us. Ch. xv. 22.—xx. 30.
hem Ephratah, though thou be little xxi. 9. Hosannah to the Son of David. among the thousands of Judah, yet out Mark xi. 10. Blessed be the kingdom of thee shall he come forth unto me, of our father David.
that is to be the ruler in Israel. Heb. vii. 14. It is evident our Lord Fulfilled. Mat. ii. 1. Jesus was born sprang from Judah.
in Bethlehem. Rom. i. 3. Jesus Christ was made of John vii. 42. Christ cometh of the the seed of David.
seed of David, and out of the town of Acts xiii. 23. Of this man's seed, accord- Bethlehem where David was. ing to the flesh, hath God raised unto Israel a Saviour. See Christ's descent VII. Of his forerunner, John Baptist. reckoned, Matt.i. 1 to 18. Luke ii. 23 to 34. Isa. xl. 3. The voice of him that crieth
in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of V. The time of Christ's life and death the Lord. fixed by other events foretold in prophecy, Mal. iii. 1. I will send my messenger,
and he shall prepare my way before Matt. iv. 23. Jesus went about preach.
ing the gospel. Ch. ix. 34. Mal. iv. 5. I will send you Elijah the xi. 27. Neither knoweth any man the prophet.— Fulfilled. Matt. iii. 1. In those Father, save the Son, and he to whom. days came John the Baptist, preaching in soever the Son will reveal him. Ch. the wilderness of Judea, saying, Repent, xvii. 26. for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. John vii. 14. Now about the midst Luke i. 17.
of the feast, Jesus went up into the Matt. xi. 14. This is Elias which was temple and taught.- Ver. 26. My docfor to come.
trine is not mine, but his that sent me. xvii. 12. Elias is come already. Mark xii. 49. I have not spoken of myself: ix. 13.
but the Father which sent me gave me VIII. His purging the temple. Ps. lxix. commandment what I should say. Ch. xiv. 9. The zeal of thine house hath eaten 10. 24.—(For the nature of his preaching,
see his sermon, Matt. 5th, 6th, 7th Matt. xxi. 12. Jesus cast out all them chapters.) that sold and bought in the temple. XIII. That he should not seek the ap. Mark xi. 15. Lukexix. 45. John ii. 13, &c. plause of men. Isa. xlii. 2. He shall not
IX. His working miracles. Isa. xxxv. cry, nor lift up, nor cause his voice to be 5, 6. The eyes of the blind shall be heard in the streets. opened, the ears of the deaf shall be un. Hence he said, John v. 41.' I receive stopped: The lame shall leap as an hart, not honour from men. and the tongue of the dumb shall sing. Matt. viii. 4. See thou tell no man.
Fulfilled. Matt. xv. 30. Great multi. Ch. ix. 30.—xvi. 20. Mark vii. 24. tudes came unto him, having with them Mark v. 43. See that no man know those that were lame, blind, dumb, maim- it. Ch. ix. 30. ed, and many others, and he healed them.
XIV. That he should be a sufferer. See New Testament Miracles.
Isa. lii. 14. His visage was more marred X. That the Spirit of the Lord should than any man. be upon him. Isa. xi. 2. The Spirit of lii.3. A man of sorrows and acquaintthe Lord shall rest upon him, the Spirit ed with grief. of wisdom and understanding, &c. Ver. 3. Heb. iv. 15. He was touched with the
lxi. 1: The Spirit of the Lord God is feeling of our infirmities. upon me, because he hath anointed me to
Infirmities which he endured. Matt. preach, &c.
iv. 1. He was tempted of the devil. Ps. xlv. 7. God hath anointed thee with
Ver. 2. He fasted and hungered. Ch. the oil of gladness above thy fellows. xxi. 18. Fulfilled. Matt, iii. 16. He saw the
John ix. 28. He thirsted. Ch. iv. 10. Spirit of God descending like a dove, and iv. 6. He was weary: lighting upon him. John i. 33.
Matt. viii. 24. He slept. Ch. xi. 35. John iii. 34. God giveth not the Spirit He wept. by measure unto him,
Mark iii. 5. He was grieved. Acts iv, 27. Jesus whom thou hast
xii. 27. His soul was troubled. anointed. Ch. x. 38.
Matt. xxvi. 37. He was sorrowful. XI.. That he should be a prophet. Luke xxii. 24. In an agony be prayed. Deut. xviii. 15. The Lord thy God will Matt. viii. 20. He had not where to raise up unto thee a Prophet; unto him lay his head. shall ye hearken.
XV. That he should be despised of men. Heb. i. 1. God, who spake unto the Isa. xlix. 7. Thus saith the Lord, To fathers by the prophets, hath in these him whom man despiseth, whom the nalast days spoken to us by his Son Christ. tion abhorreth. Heb. ii. 3. See Christ's predictions con
liii. 2, 3. He hath no form nor comeli. cerning his death, &c.
ness, nor beauty that we should desire XII. That he should preach or teach. him. He was despised and rejected of Ps. xl. 9. I have preached righteousness men; and we esteemed him not. in the great congregation.
Ps. xxii. 6. I am despised of the peoIsa. Ixi. 1. He hath anointed me to ple. cxviii. 22. preach good tidings unto the meek. See Fulfilled. John i. 11. He came to his İsa. xi. 2, 3, 4.-ii. 3. Mic. iv. 2. own, and his own received him not.
Luke xix. 14. They say, We will not XIX. That he should be persecuted. have this man to reign over us.
Isa. liii. 4. We did esteem him stricken, Matt. xxvii. 23. The people said, Let smitten of God and afflicted. him be crucified. Ver. 25. His blood be Ps. lxix. 26. They persecuted him whom upon us and our children.
thou hast smitten; they speak to the grief of Luke xxiii. 18. They cried out all at those whom thou hast wounded. Ps. vii. 1. once, saying, Away with this man. Fulfilled. John v. 16. The Jews did
John xviii. 40. Release unto us, not persecute Jesus, and sought to slay him, this man, but Barabbas.
because he had done these things on the
Sabbath day.-Ver. 18. They sought the XVI. He was hated. Luke xix. 14. His more to kill him, because he said that citizens hated him.
God was his Father. John vii. 7. The world hateth me. xv. 20. If they have persecuted me, xv. 18. It hated me before it hated you. they will persecute you also.
Matt. x. 22. Ye shall be hated for my name's sake. Ch. xxiv, 9. Mark xiii. 13. XX. That Jews and Gentiles should join Luke xxi. 17.
against him. Ps.ii. 1,2. Why do the heathen
rage, and the people imagine a vain thing? XVII. That he should be reproached. Kings of the earth do set themselves, and Ps. xxii. 6. I am a reproach of men. the rulers take counsel together against
the Lord, and against his anointed. XVIII. Reproaches cast upon him. Matt. Fulfilled. Matt. xii. 14. The Pharisees xüi. 55. Is not this the carpenter's son ? held a counsel together how they might -Ver. 57. They were offended in him. destroy him. Mark iii. 16. John xi. 53. Mark vi. 3. Is not this the carpenter,
Luke xxiii. 12. Pilate and Herod were the son of Mary?
made friends together. John i. 46. Can any good thing come Acts iv. 27, 28. Against thy holy child out of Nazareth ?
Jesus, whom thou hast anointed, both vii. 52. Out of Galilee ariseth no prophet. Herod and Pontius Pilate, with the Gen.
Luke vii. 39. If this man were a pro- tiles, and the people of Israel, were gathered phet, he would have known who and what together, for to do whatsoever thy hand and manner of woman this is that toucheth (thy counsel determined before to be done. him, for she is a sinner.
John ix. 24. This man is a sinner. XXI. Should be sold for money. Zech.
Luke xv. 2. He receiveth sinners, and xi. 12. They weighed for my price thirty eateth with them.
pieces of silver: a goodly price that I was Matt. xi. 19. He is a man gluttonous, prized at of them. Amos ii. 6. and a wine-bibber, a friend of publicans Fulfilled. Matt. xxvi. 15, 16. They and sinners. Luke vii. 34.
covenanted with Judas for thirty pieces xxvii. 63. A deceiver. John vii. 12. He of silver: and from that time he sought deceiveth the people.
opportunity to betray him. John ix. 16. This man is not of God. Matt. ix. 3. This man blasphemeth.
XXII. The use they apply the money to xxvi. 65. Ye have heard his blasphemy foretold. Zech. xi. 13. I took the thirty John x. 33.
pieces of silver, and cast them to the pot. John x. 20. He hath a devil, and is ter in the house of the Lord. mad, why hear ye him?
Fulfilled. Matt. xxvii. 7, 8. They viii. 48. Thou art a Samaritan, and bought with them the potter's field, to hast a devil. · Ver. 52.
bury strangers in. Wherefore that field Matt. xii. 24. This fellow doth not cast is called the field of blood unto this day. out devils, but by Beelzebub the prince of Acts i. 16. 19. devils. Ch. ix. 20.
Luke xvi. 14. They derided him. Ch. XXIII. Prophecies of Christ concerning xxiii. 35.
who should betray him. John vi. 64. Matt. xxvii. 29. They mocked him. Jesus knew from the beginning who Ch. xxxi. Mark xv. 20.
should betray him. John v. 16. They call him a Sabbath Ver. 70, 71. He said, Have not I chosen breaker.
you twelve, and one of you is a devil. Heb. xii. 3. He endured much contra- lle spake this of Judas; for he it was that diction of sinners against himself. should betray him.
Matt. xxvi. 21. One of you shall betray and my cheeks to them that plucked off me.Ver. 23. He that dippeth his hand the hair: I hid not my face from shame with me in the dish shall betray me. and spitting.–Fulfilled. Matt. xxvi. 67.
Luke xxii. 21. The hand of him that Mic. v. 1. They shall smite the Judge betrayeth me is on the table with me. of Israel with a rod upon the cheek.
John xiii. 18. He that eateth bread Fulfilled, Matt. xxvii. 30. with me hath lift up his heel against me.
Fulfilled. Matt. xxvi. 14, 15, 16. Then XXVIII. Christ's own testimony of one of the twelve, called Judas Iscariot, this. Matt. xvi. 21. From that time forth went unto the chief priests, and said unto Jesus began to shew unto his disciples, them, What will ye give me, and I will how that he must go unto Jerusalem, and deliver him unto you? And they cove- suffer many things of the elders and chief nanted with him for thirty pieces of sil- priests, and scribes, and be killed, and be ver. And from that time he sought op raised again the third day. portunity to betray him.
Matt. xx. 18, 19. Behold, we go up Matt. xxvi. 47. Judas, one of the twelve, unto Jerusalem, (Luke xiii. 33. For it came, and with him a great multitude. cannot be that a prophet perish out of
Ver. 48, 49. He gave them a sign, say- Jerusalem) and the Son of Man shall be ing, Whomsoever I shall kiss, the same betrayed unto the chief priests, and unto is he. And forth with he came to Jesus, the scribes; and they shall condemn him and said, Hail, Master, and kissed him. to death, and shall deliver him unto the
Gentiles, to inock, &c. Mark x. 34. To XXIV. Concerning the miserable end spit upon, and to scourge, and to crucify of Judas. Ps. cix. 7, 8. When he shall him; and the third day he shall rise again. be judged, let him be condemned. Let his days be few, and let another take his XXIX. Concerning what kind of death office. Acts i. 20.
he should die. Ps. xxii. 16. They pierced Thus expressed by Christ. Matt. xxvi. my hands and feet. 24. Wo unto that man by whom the Son Zech. xii. 10. They shall look on him of man is betrayed ! it had been good for whom they have pierced. that man if he had not been born.
John iii. 15. As Moses lifted up the Fulfilled. Matt. xxvii. 4, 5. Judas said, serpent in the wilderness, so must the I have sinned, in that I have betrayed in. Son of man be lifted up. nocent blood. And he went and hanged Matt. xxvi. 2. After two days is the biinself.
passover, and the Son of man is betrayed Acts i. 25. That he might go to his to be crucified.—Ver. 45. The hour is at own place.
hand, and the Son of man is betrayed into
the hands of sinners. XXV. That Christ should be forsaken. Zech, xiji. 7. Awake, O sword, against XXX. Christ's silence. Isa. liii. 7. He my Shepherd, and against the man that was oppressed, and he was afflicted, yet is my fellow, saith the Lord of hosts, he opened not his mouth: he was brought smite the Shepherd, and the sheep shall as a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep be scattered.
before her shearers is dumb, so he opened Thus expressed by Christ. Matt. xxvi. not his mouth. 31. All ye shall be offended because of Fulfilled. Matt. xxvii. 12. When he me this night. Mark xiv. 27. John xvi. was accused, he answered nothing. Mark 3.2.-- Fulfilled. Ver. 56. They all forsook xiv. 61.-xv. 3. 5. Luke xxiii. 9. him and fled.
1 Pet. ii. 23. When he was reviled, he
reviled not again. XXVI. Peter's denying him. Matt. xxvi. 34. Peter, thou shalt deny me.
XXXI. They gire sentence against him. Ver. 70–74. Peter denied, &c. He Matt. xxvi. 66. They condemn him to death. denied again with an oath. He denied, Ver. 67, 68. Then did they spit in his and began to curse and to swear. face, and buffeted him; others smote
him with the palms of their hands, saying, XXVII. That Christ should be beaten Prophesy to us, thou Christ, who is he and spit on.
Ps. xxii. 16. The assembly that smote thee? Luke xxii. 64. of the wicked have enclosed ine.
Luke xxiii. 1. They lead him to Pilate Isa. I. 3. I gave my back to the smiters, (a Gentile).
Ver. 7. Pilate sends him to Herod. John xix. 36. That the scripture might Ver. 11. Herod with his men of war set be fulfilled, A bone of him shall not be him at nought, and mocked him, and sent broken. him again to Pilate.
Ver. 21. The people cried, Crucify him. XXXVIII. Buried with the rich. Isa. - Ver. 23. And the voices of them, and liii. 9. He made his grave with the rich. of the chief priests, prevailed.
Matt. xxvii. 57. There came a rich Ver. 24. And Pilate gave sentence, that man of Arimathea, and begged the body it should be even as they required. Ver. of Jesus.–Ver. 59, 60. He wrapped it in 26. Pilate scourged Jesus, and delivered clean linen, and laid it in his own new tomb. him to be crucified, Ver. 27, 28, 29. Ver. 66. They made the sepulchre sure,
Ver. 30. They spit upon him, and sealing the stone and setting a watch. smote him on the head, and led him away to crucify him.
XXXIX. That he should arise from the
dead. Ps. xvi. 10. Thou wilt not leave XXXII. They give him gall. Ps. xxii. my soul in hell, neither wilt thou suffer 25. My tongue cleaveth to my jaws. thine holy one to see corruption.
lxix. 21. They gave me gall for my Christ often promised he should rise on meat, and in my thirst, they gave me the third day, which answers to his not vinegar to drink. — Fulfilled. Matt. xxvii. sceing corruption, in the foregoing text, 34. They gave him vinegar mingled See Matt. xvi. 21.-XX. 18. Mark viii. 31. with gall. Ver. 48. Mark xv. 36. Luke xxiii. 36. John xix. 29.
XL. Christ seems to rest the credit of
all his pretensions on this event of his XXXIII. They mock him on the cross. rising from the dead. Matt. xvi. 16. Pe. Ps. xxii. 7. All they that see me laugh me ter said unto him, Thou art Christ, the to scorn; saying, He trusted in the Lord, Son of the living God.--Ver. 20. He let him deliver him. See this fulfilled, charged his disciples that they should tell Matt. xxvii. ver. 39 to 44. Mark xv. 29. no man that he was Jesus the Christ,
(Mark ix. 10.) till the Son of man were XXXIV. Part his garments. Ps. xxii. risen from the dead. 18. They part my garments among them, and cast lots upon my vesture. Mark xv. XLI. The witnesses of his resurrection. 24.
Matt. xxviii. 5—7. The angel said to the
woman, XXXV. His words on the Cross. Ps. seek Jesus which was crucified. He is
Fear not ye; for I know that ye xxii. 1. My God, my God, why hast thou not here, for he is risen as he said. Go forsaken me. Mark xv. 34. Prays for his enemies. Isa. liii. 12. He risen from the dead, and behold he goeth
quickly and tell his disciples, that he is made intercession for the transgressors. Fulfilled. Luke xxiii. 34. Then said him. See John xx. and Mark xvi. 6, 7.
before you into Galilee, there shall ye Jesus, Father, forgive them, for they know Luke xxiv. 5, 6. not what they do. XXXVI. His death. Dan. ix. 26. Mcs.
XLII. Other evidences of Christ's re
surrection are, siah shall be cut off.
his appearances often after Isa. liii. 8. Cut off out of the land of he arose, to many who had been personally the living.–Ver. 12. He hath poured out acquainted with him before his death. his soul unto death.
Mark xvi. 9. He appeared first to Mary Luke xxii. 53. This is your hour, and Magdalen. John xx. 4. the power of darkness.—Matt. xxvii. 50.
Matt. xxviii. 9. To other women. Jesus cried and yielded up the ghost.
Mark xvi. 12. To two disciples as they Mark xy. 37. 39. Luke xxiii. 46. John went into the country. xix. 30.
Luke xxiv. 36. To the eleven and others Isa. liii. 12. He was numbered with with them.-Ver.40. He shewed his hands transgressors. Mark xv. 27. With him and his feet to them.-Ver. 43. He did they crucified two thieves.
eat before them. Mark xvi. 14. John xx.19.
John xx. 26, 27. To the disciples : and XXXVII. A bone of him should not be said to Thomas, Reach hither thy hand, broken. 1 Cor. v. 7. Christ our passover, and thrust it into my side, and be not is sacrificed for us.
faithless but believing.