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a covert from the tempest; as rivers of Ps. Ixxii. 2. He shall judge the people water in a dry place; as a shadow of a with righteousness. great rock in a weary land.

cx. 6. He shall judge among the heaDan. vii. 14. There was given him then. Joel iii. 12. dominion and glory, and a kingdom, that Isa. ii. 4. He shall judge among the all people, nations and languages should nations. Mic. iv. 3. serve him: his dominion is an everlast Mal. iii. 2. He is like a refiner's fire, ing dominion which shall not pass away, and fuller's soap. his kingdom shall not be destroyed. Ver. 17.

XXXVIII. Christ is styled David. Jer. Zech. ix. 9. Rejoice greatly, O daugh- xxx. 9. They shall serve the Lord their ter of Zion; shout, o daughter of Jerusa- God, and David their king, whom I will lem: Behold, thy King cometh unto thee; raise up unto them. Ezek. xxxiv. 23.— he is just and having salvation. Isa. lxii. xxxvii. 24. 11. Matt. xxi. 5.

Hos, iii. 5. The children of Israel shall xiv. 9. The Lord shall be King over seek the Lord their God, and David their all the earth. Ps. lxxii. 8.

king. Matt. ii. 2. Where is he that is born Amos ix. 11. I will raise up the taber. King of the Jews?

nacle of David that is fallen, and will John i. 49. Thou art the Son of God, close up the breaches thereof, and will thou art the King of Israel.

raise up the ruins, and will build it as in xii. 13. Blessed is the King that cometh the days of old. in the name of the Lord. xviii. 36. My kingdom is not of this

XXXIX. The offspring of David. Isa. world. Ver. 37.

xi, 1. There shall come forth a rod out of Matt. xxv. 34. Then shall the King out of his roots.Ver. 4. With righteous

the stem of Jesse, and a Branch shall grow say to them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom

ness shall he judge. Rom xv. 2. prepared for you.

xxii. 22. The key of the house of David 1 Cor. xv. 24. Then cometh the end,

will I lay upon his shoulder.

Jer. xxiii. 5, 6. I will raise unto David when he shall have delivered up the kingdom to God, even the Father. Ver. a righteous Branch, and a King shall 26, 27.

reign and prosper, and shall execute Heb. ii. 9. Jesus crowned with glory, judgment and justice in the earth. In and honour, and all things put under him: his days Judah shall be saved, and Israel

shall dwell safely. Ver. 8. Rev. xi. 5. The kingdoms of this world and righteousness in the land. Ver. 17.

xxxiii. 15. He shall execute judgment are become the kingdoms of our Lord,

Zech. iii. 8. I will bring forth my serand of his Christ.

vant, the Branch.-Ver. 9. I will remove XXXVI. Prince. Dan. ix. 25. From the iniquity of the land in one day.

vi. 12, 13. The man whose name is the going forth of the commandment, to Messiah the Prince. Isa. ix. 6. The The Branch; he shall grow up out of his Prince of peace.

Acts iii. 15. The place, and he shall build the temple of the Prince of life. Acts v. 31. A Prince and Lord: he shall bear the glory, and shall Saviour, to give repentance and forgive

sit and rule upon his throne.

Rev. v. 5. The Lion of the tribe of ness of sins.

Judah hath prevailed. XXXVII. Governor. Ps. xxii. 28. He

xxii. 16. The root and offspring of Da. is the governor among the nations.

vid, the bright and morning star. Isa. ix. 6. The government shall be XL. The Son of David. Luke i. 32, 33. upon his shoulder.

The Lord shall give unto him the throne liii. 12. He shall divide the spoil with of his father David. He shall rule over the strong

the house of Israel for ever, and of his Mic. v. 2. The Ruler in Israel. Matt. kingdom there shall be no end. ii. 6.

Rev. iii. These things saith he that Isa. xl. 10. His arm shall rule for him. hath the key of David, that openeth and Ch. lxii. 11.

no man shutteth, and that shutteth and lv. 4. I have given him for a leader no man openeth. Ch. i. 18. That hath and commander to the people.

the keys of hell and death.

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CHAPTER XI.

BAPTISM AND THE LORD'S SUPPER.

ADMISSION

INTO

FOR

THE JEWISH | Christ is the Son of God. And they went CHURCH-See Circumcision appointed both down into the water, and Philip Gen. 17th chap. from ver. 9 to 25. baptized him.

X. 47, 48. Peter said, Can any man for1. BAPTISM before Christ's death. bid water, that these should not be bapLuke ii. 16. John said, I indeed baptize tized which have received the Holy Ghost? you with water; but one mightier than I And he commanded them to be baptized cometh, he shall baptize you with the Holy in the name of the Lord. Ghost. John i. 2. 6. 31. 33. Acts i. 5. xvi. 15. Lydia, whose heart the Lord

Acts xix. 4. John baptized with the touched, and her household, were bapbaptism of repentance, saying unto the tized.–Ver. 33. Also the jailer, and all people, that they should believe on him his house. which should come after him, that is, on xix. 5. Some that had been baptized Christ Jesus.

with John's baptism, were again baptized John iv. 2. Jesus baptized not; but his in the name of the Lord Jesus. disciples baptized.

xxii. 16. Ananias said unto Saul, Why 1 Cor. x. 2. Our fathers were all bap- tarriest thou ? Arise, and be baptized, and tized in the cloud, and in the sea. wash away thy sins, calling on the name

of the Lord. Ch. ix. 18. And he arose II. Baptism after Christ's resurrection, and was baptized. Matt. xxviii. 18—20. All power is given Rom. vi. 3, 4. As many of us as were unto me in heaven and in earth. Go ye, baptized into Jesus Christ, were baptized therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing into his death. Therefore we are buthem in the name of the Father, and of ried with him by baptism into death, the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Teaching that like as Christ was raised up from them to observe all things whatsoever I the dead, by the glory of the Father, have commanded you; and, lo, I am with even so we also should walk in newness you alway, even unto the end of the world. of life.

Mark xvi. 16. He that believeth, and is 1 Cor. i. 14. Paul baptized Crispus and baptized, shall be saved.

Gaius.--Ver. 16. He baptized also the John iii. 5. Jesus said, Except a man be house of Stephanus. born of water and of the spirit, he cannot xii. 13. By one Spirit we are all bap. enter into the kingdom of God.

tized into one body, whether we be Jews Acts ii. 38. Peter said, Repent, and be or Gentiles, bond or free. baptized every one of you, in the name of Gal. iii. 27, 28. As many of you as Jesus Christ, for the remission of sins.- have been baptized into Chrisi, have Ver. 41. They that gladly received his put on Christ. Ye are all one in Christ word were baptized.

Jesus. viii. 12. When those who had been Col. ii. 12. Ye are buried with Christ deceived by Simon Magus believed Phi. in baptism; wherein also ye are risen lip, preaching the things concerning the with him through the faith of the operakingdom of God and the name of Jesus tion of God, who hath raised him from Christ, they were baptized, both men and the dead. women.-Ver. 13. Simon believed also, Tit. ii. 5. He saved us by the washing and was baptized.

of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy viii. 36–38. The eunuch said to Philip, Ghost. Here is water, what hindereth me to be Heb. vi. 1, 2. Baptism is one of the baptized ? Philip said, If thou believest principles of the doctrine of Christ along with all thine heart, thou mayest. And with the resurrection of the dead, and he answered and said, I believe that Jesus Jeternal judgment.

1 Pet. ii. 20, 21. In the ark eight when the disciples came together to persons were saved. The like figure break bread, Paul preached unto them. whereunto, baptism, doth now save us Ver. 11. (not the putting away the filth of the flesh, but the answer of a good con V. And with suitable preparation. 1 science toward God,) by the resurrection Cor. v. 7, 8. Purge out the old leaven, of Jesus Christ.

that ye may be a new lump, as ye are

unleavened; for even Christ our passover THE LORD'S SUPPER. is sacrificed for us. Therefore let us

keep the feast, not with the old leaven, See The passover instituted to the Jews. neither with the leaven of malice and Exod. Ch. xi. To be eaten by all of them, wickedness, but with the unleavened even by some that were unclean.

bread of sincerity and truth. Numb. ix. 6 to 11. And was eaten by x. 3-5. Our fathers did all eat the some such. 2 Chron. xxx. 18, 19. same spiritual meat, and did all drink

1 Cor. v. 7. Christ our passover is the same spiritual drink : (for they drank sacrificed for us: therefore let us keep of that spiritual Rock that followed the feast.

them, and that Rock was Christ :) But

with many of them God was not well III. The institution of the Lord's supper. pleased : for they were overthrown in the Matt. xxvi. 26. As Jesus and his disciples wilderness. were eating the passover, Jesus took bread, Ver. 6–10. These things were our and blessed it, and brake it, and gave it to examples, to the intent we should not the disciples, and said, Take, eat ; this is lust after evil things as they lusted my body. Luke xxii. 19. My body given Neither be ye idolaters as some of them for you: this do in remembrance of me. were-Neither let us commit fornication

Ver. 27, 28. And he took the cup, and as some of them did-Neither let us gave thanks, and gave it to them, saying, tempt Christ as some of them tempted Drink ye all of it. For this is my blood -Neither murmur as some of them of the New Testament, which is shed for murmured. the remission of sins.

Ver. 16, 17. The cup of blessing which Ver. 29. But I say unto you, I will which we bless, is it not the communion not drink henceforth of this fruit of the of the blood of Christ? the bread which vine, until that day when I drink it new we break, it is not the communion of the with you in my Father's kingdom. See body of Christ ? For we, being many, are the parallel places, Mark xiv. 22 to 25. one bread, and one body; for we are Luke xxii. 14 to 21.

all partakers of that one bread. See St. Paul's account of the Lord's Ver. 20, 21. The things which the supper. 1 Cor. xi. 23—26. I have re. Gentiles sacrifice, they sacrifice to de. ceived of the Lord, that which also I de- vils, and not to God; and I would not livered unto you, That the Lord Jesus, that ye should have fellowship with de, the same night in which he was betrayed, vils. Ye cannot drink the cup of the took bread; and when he had given Lord and the cup of devils ; ye cannot be thanks, he brake it; and said, Take, eat; partakers of the Lord's table and of the this is my body, which is broken for you: table of devils. this do in remembrance of me. After Ver. 31, 32. Whether ye eat or drink, the same manner also he took the cup, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory when he had supped, saying, This cup is of God. Give none offence neither to the New Testament in my blood; this do Jews nor to Gentiles, nor to the church ye, as oft as ye drink it, in remembrance of God. of me. For as oft as ye eat this bread, xi. 27-29. Whosoever shall eat this and drink this cup, ye do shew the Lord's bread, and drink this cup of the Lord death till he come.

unworthily, shall be guilty of the body

and blood of the Lord, But let a man IV. The Lord's supper to be received examine himself, and so let him eat of frequently. Acts ii. 42. The primitive that bread and drink of that oup. For Christians continued steadfastly in the he that eateth and drinketh unworthily, apostles' doctrine, and fellowship, and in eateth and drinketh damnation to him, breaking of bread, and in prayers. self, not discerning the Lord's body. xx. 7, On the first day of the week, See abuses of this ordinance committed

by the Corinthians, reproved and threat-| that are required in acceptable prayened in this Chap. from ver. 17 to 23, er; which see at large in the chap. and from ver. 30 to 32. See Mal. i. 7. upon Prayer. The sins for which men The wicked say, The table of the Lord ought to be excluded from this ordi. is contemptible.

nance, are the same sins, persisted in, Portions of Scripture affording suitable for which the sacred scriptures allow matter of meditation, at, before, and after that they should be excluded from receiving the Sacrament. Ps. cxvi. 6. 12, Christian society, and declare that 13, 14. Song ii. 3, 4.-v. 1. Isa. xxv. 6 to such shall be excluded out of the king. 10.-lv.l. Rev. xxi. 6.-xxii. 17. John iv. dom of heaven; which see in the vari. 14.-vi. 35. 48. 51 to 63.

ous characters of sinners, and threats

against them. Also see, Persons that N. B. The preparation required to the cannot enter into the kingdom of God;

acceptable receiving the Lord's sup- and, Persons that shall be cast into the per, are those same qualifications lake of fire.

CHAPTER XII.

OF THE HOLY GHOST.

1. THE Spirit's influences upon the 1 Sam. x. 10. The Spirit of the Lord material and animal world. Gen. i. 2. came upon Saul, and he prophesied. The Spirit of God moved upon the face of Ch. xix. 23. the waters.

xix. 20. The Spirit of the Lord was Job xxvi. 13. By his Spirit he hath upon the messengers of Saul, and they garnished the heavens.

prophesied. xxxii. 8. There is a spirit in man, and 2 Sam. xxiii. 2. David said, the Spirit the inspiration of the Almighty giveth of the Lord spake by me, and his word understanding

was on my tongue. xxxiii. 4. The Spirit of God hath 2 Chron. xx. 14. Upon Jahaziel came made me.

the Spirit of the Lord, in the midst of the xxxiv. 14. If he gather unto himself congregation. his spirit and his breath, all flesh shall Neh. ix. 30. Thou testifiedst against perish together.

them by the Spirit, in the prophets. Ps. civ. 30. Thou sendest forth thy Isa. xlviii. 16. The Lord God and his Spirit, they are created.

spirit hath sent me. Isa. xxxiv. 16. His Spirit hath gather. 1. 4. The Lord God hath given me the ed them, (viz. the vultures to destroy.) tongue of the learned.

Ezek. ii. 2. The Spirit entered into II. The Spirit's influences upon the me, when he spake unto me. Ch. iii. 24. minds of mankind. Upon the prophets. iii. 12. The Spirit took me up, and I Numb. xi. 25. The Spirit rested upon the heard a voice, saying, Blessed be the glory seventy elders, and they prophesied. of the Lord. Ch. xi. 24.

Ver. 26. The Spirit of the Lord rest. Ver. 14. The Spirit took me up, and ed upon Edad and Medad, and they pro- the hand of the Lord was strong upon phesied.

Ch. viii. 3.-xi. 1. Ver 29. Moses said, would to God xi. 5. The Spirit of the Lord fell that all the Lord's people were prophets, upon me, and said unto me, Speak, and that the Lord would put his Spirit &c. upon them.

Joel ii. 28. I will pour out my Spirit Numb. xxiv. 2. The Spirit of the Lord upon all flesh. Acts ii. 17, 18. came upon Balaam, and he took up his Mic. iii. 8. I am full of power by the parable, and said, &c.

Spirit of the Lord, and of judgment,

me.

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and of might, to declare, unto Jacob his men of God spake as they were moved by transgressions, and to Israel his sins.

the Holy Ghost. Zech. vii. 12. The words which the Lord of hosts hath sent in his Spirit, by III. The Spirit's influences upon Jesus the former prophets.

Christ. The formation of his body. Matt. Matt. xxii. 43. How doth David in i. 18. Mary was found with child of the spirit call him Lord ?

Holy Ghost.–Ver. 20. That which is Luke i. 15. John shall be filled with conceived in her is of the Holy Ghost. the Holy Ghost.–Ver. 76. Shall be called Luke i. 35. The Holy Ghost shall come the prophet of the Highest. (Ch. vii. 28. upon thee, and the power of the Highest There hath not arisen a greater prophet shall overshadow thee; therefore also that than John the Baptist.)

holy thing which shall be born of thee, Ver. 41. Elizabeth was filled with the shall be called the Son of God. Holy Ghost, &c.-Ver. 67. Zacharias was filled with the Holy Ghost, and he IV. Endowments of his mind. Isa. xi. prophesied.

2, 3. The Spirit of the Lord God shall ii. 25, 26. The Holy Ghost was upon rest upon him, the Spirit of wisdom and Simeon. It was revealed to him, that he understanding, the Spirit of knowledge, should not see death, before he had seen and of the fear of the Lord; and shall the Lord's Christ. 2 Kings ii. 9. make him of quick understanding in the

Luke ii. 27-30. He (Simeon) came fear of the Lord. Ver. 3. by the Spirit into the temple. He took xlii. 1. Behold my servant, whom I up the child (Jesus) in his arms, and uphold; mine elect, in whom my soul deblessed God, and said, Now lettest thou lighteth : I have put my Spirit upon him ; thy servant depart in peace, according to he shall bring forth judgment to the Genthy word, for mine eyes have seen thy tiles. Matt. xii. 18. salvation.

Ixi. 1. The Spirit of the Lord God is Acts i. 16. This Scripture must needs upon me, because he hath anointed me to have been fulfilled, which the Holy Ghost, preach good tidings to the meek. Luke by the mouth of David, spake concerning iv. 18. Judas.

Matt. iii. 16. Jesus saw the Spirit of xi. 28. Agabus signified by the Spirit God descending like a dove, and lighting that there should be a great dearth, upon him. Mark i. 10. Luke iii. 22. which came to pass in the days of Clau Luke iii. 4. Jesus waxed strong in dius Cæsar.

spirit, and the grace of God was upon him. xxi. 11. Agabus said, Thus saith the John i. 32. John bare record, saying, Spirit, So shall the Jews at Jerusalem I saw the Spirit descending from heaven bind the man that owneth this girdle. like a dove, and it abode upon him.

xxviii. 25. Well spake the Holy Ghost iii. 24. God giveth not the Spirit by by Esaias the prophet.

measure unto him. 1 Tim. iv. 1. The Spirit speaketh ex Acts i. 2. Jesus, through the Holy pressly, that in the latter days some shall Ghost, gave commandments unto the depart from the faith.

apostles. Isa. ix. 8. The Holy Ghost thus signi. x. 38. God anointed Jesus of Nazareth fying, that the way into the holiest was with the Holy Ghost, and with power. not yet made manifest.

1 Pet. i. 10, 11. Of which salvation the V. Upon the actions of his life. Matt. prophets inquired and searched diligent- iv. 1. Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit ly, who prophesied of the grace that into the wilderness. should come unto you. Searching dili Luke iv. 14. Jesus returned in the gently what, or what manner of time the power of the Spirit into Galilee. Spirit of Christ which was in them did signify, when it testified beforehand the VI. Upon his miracles. Matt. xii. 28. sufferings of Christ, and the glory that Jesus said, if I cast out devils by the should follow.-Ver. 12. They minister. Spirit of God, then the kingdom of God ed to those who have preached the gospel, is come unto you. Luke xi. 20. with the Holy Ghost sent down from heaven.

VII. Upon his oblation. Heb. ix. 14, 2 Pet. i. 21. Prophecy came not in Christ, through the eternal Spirit, offered old time by the will of man, but holy himself without spot unto God,

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