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tiles, to take out of them a people
for his name.-Acts xv. 14.

Paul and others were forbidden of the Holy Ghost to preach the word in Asia, &c. They assayed to go into Bithynia, but the Spirit suffered them not, &c. When Paul preached at Philippi, &c. Lydia heard him, and the Lord opened her heart, that she attended unto the things which were spoken, &c. and was baptized. -Acts xvi. 6, 7. 14, 15.

Paul came to Corinth, &c. Then spake the Lord to Paul in the night by a vision; Be not afraid, but speak, and hold not thy peace, &c. for I have much people in this city.-Acts xviii. 1. 9, 10.

We know that all things shall work together for good to them that love God; to them who are the called according to his purpose: for whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, &c. Whom he did predestinate, them he also called: whom he called, them he justified, &c. them he also glorified. Who shall lay any thing to the charge of God's elect? Rom. viii. 28-30.33.

say to him that formed it, Why hast 10-17. 19, &c.-Mal. i. 2, 3. Isa. thou made me thus? &c.-Rom. ix. xlv. 9, 10.

which he foreknew, &c. I have reGod hath not cast away his people served to myself seven thousand men, who have not bowed the knee to the image of Baal. Even so then at this present time also, there is a remnant according to the election of grace: if otherwise grace is no more grace, &c. by grace, then it is no more of works, The election hath obtained it, and the rest were blinded (or hardened) as it is written, &c. The gifts and calling of God are without repentance. lieved God, yet have now obtained As ye in the times past have not bemercy, &c. O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out! for who hath known the mind of the Lord, or who hath been his counsellor, &c. For of him, and through him, and to him are all things.-Rom. xi. 2. 4-8. 29, 30. 33, 34. 36. 1 Kings xix. 18.

called into the fellowship of his Son, God is faithful, by whom ye were &c. For ye see your calling, brethren, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty &c. but God hath chosen the foolish things of the world, &c. that no flesh should glory in his presence.

in Christ Jesus, &c. As it is written,
But of him are ye
He that glorieth, let him glory in the
Lord.-1 Cor. i.9.26-31. James ii. 5.

When Rebecca also had conceived by one, even Isaac, the children not yet born, neither having done any good or evil, that the purpose of God according to election might stand, not of works, but of him that calleth, it was said unto her, The elder shall serve the younger; as it is written, Jacob have I loved, but Esau have I hated, &c. Is there unrighteousness with God? God forbid. For he saith to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy; and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion. So then, it is not of him them that are lost; in whom the God But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to that willeth, nor of him that runneth, of this world hath blinded the minds, but of God that sheweth mercy. For &c. lest the light of the glorious gospel the scripture saith unto Pharaoh, &c. of Christ, &c. should shine unto them. Thou wilt say unto me, Why doth he-2 Cor. iv. 3, 4. yet find fault? For who hath resisted his will? Who art thou that repliest (or answerest against, or disputest with) God? Shall the thing formed

Apostle, &c. but by the grace of God
I am, &c. not meet to be called an
I am what I am.-1 Cor. xv. 9, 10.

self-same thing is God, &c. All things
He that hath wrought us for the
are of God, who hath reconciled us to
himself by Jesus Christ.-2 Cor. v.5.18.

When it pleased God, who separated me from my mother's womb, and called me by his grace, to reveal his Son in me, that I might preach, &c.—Gal, i. 15, 16.

Blessed be God, &c. according as he hath chosen us in him, before the foundation of the world, &c. Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ, according to the good pleasure of his will; to the praise of the glory of his grace, &c. Having made known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure, which he hath purposed in himself, &c. Being predestinated according to the purpose of him, who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will.—Eph. i. 3—7. 9. 11. ii.

Which in other ages was not made known, &c. That the Gentiles should be fellow-heirs, and of the same body, and partakers of his promise in Christ. -Eph. iii. 5, 6. 11.

Work out your own salvation, &c. for it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure. Phil. ii. 12, 13.

Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light; who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son.-Col. i. 12, 13.

Knowing, &c. your election of God: for our gospel came not unto you in word, but also in power, &c.-1 Thess. i. 4, 5. 1 Cor. i. 18. 24.

God hath not appointed us to wrath: but to obtain salvation by our Lord, -1 Thess. v. 9.

God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation, &c. Whereunto he called you by our gospel.-2 Thess. ii. 13, 14.

God who hath saved us, and called us with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus, before the world began.-2 Tim. i. 8-10. Rom. i. 6.

I endure all things for the elects' sake, &c. Who concerning the truth have erred, &c. Nevertheless the foundation of God standeth sure, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his.-2 Tim. ii. 10. 18, 19.

If they shall enter into my rest, although the works were finished from the foundation of the world.-Heb. iv. 3.

By one offering he hath for ever perfected them that are sanctified.Heb. x. 14.

To the strangers, &c. elect, according to the foreknowledge of God the Father.-1 Pet. i. 1, 2. Titus i. 1.

Being disobedient, whereunto they were appointed, but ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a peculiar (or a purchased) people, that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness, &c.-1 Pet. ii. 8-10.

The god of all grace, who hath called us unto his eternal glory, &c.— 1 Pet. v. 10.

They went out from us, &c. that they might be made manifest that they were not all of us.—1 John ii. 19.


We love him, because he first loved -1 John iv. 19. To them that are sanctified by God the Father.-Jude 1.

All that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb, &c.-Rev. xiii. 8. xvii. 18.

And they that dwell on the earth shall wonder (whose names are not written in the book of life from the foundation of the world), when they behold, &c.-Rev. xvii. 8.

Whosoever was not found written in the book of life, was cast into the lake of fire. Rev. xx. 15.

There shall in no wise enter into the new Jerusalem, but they whose names are written in the Lamb's book of life.-Rev. xxi. 27.



grace, &c. O the depth of the riches, both of the wisdom, &c.-Rom. xi. 6. 33.

Christ is become of no effect unto you; whosoever of you are justified

JUSTIFICATION AND SANCTIFICATION by the law, ye are fallen from grace.


In general.

IT is the blood that maketh an atonement for the soul.-Lev. xvii. 11. The law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.

-John i. 17.

Surely his salvation is nigh, &c. mercy and truth are met together, righteousness and peace have kissed each other.-Ps. lxxxv. 9, 10.

In thy sight shall no man living be justified.-Ps. cxliii. 2.

Jesus spake a parable unto certain which trusted in themselves that they were righteous (the Pharisee and the Publican): the Publican standing afar off, &c. saying, God be merciful to me a sinner. I tell you (said Christ) this man went down to his house rather justified than the other. -Luke xviii. 9-14.

They were pricked in their heart, and said, Men and brethren, what shall we do? Then Peter said, Repent, and be baptized every one of you, in the name of Christ, for the remission of sins.-Acts ii. 37, 38.

The keeper of the prison, said, Sirs, what must I do to be saved? and they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house. Acts xvi. 27. 30-32.

They, being ignorant of God's righteousness, and going about to establish their own, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God; for Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to every one that believeth.-Rom. x. 1-4

If by grace, then is it no more of works, otherwise grace is no more

-Gal. v. 4.

By grace ye are saved, &c. not of works, lest any man should boast.Eph. ii. 5. 8, 9. i. 2, &c. 2 Thess. ii. 16.

We are the circumcision which worship God in the Spirit, and rejoice in Christ, and have no confidence in the flesh.-Phil. iii. 3.

Be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus. And that they may obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus, with eternal glory.—2 Tim. ii. 1. 10.

The grace of God that bringeth salvation, hath appeared to all men. Titus ii. 11.

After that the kindness and love of God our Saviour towards man appeared, not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he hath saved us, &c.— Titus iii. 4,


Ye are come to the blood of sprinkling, that speaketh better things than that of Abel.-Heb. xii. 22. 24.

Be not carried about with divers and strange doctrines: for it is a good thing that the heart be established with grace, not with meats, which have not profited.-Heb. xiii. 8, 9.

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who, according to his abundant mercy, hath begotten us again to a lively hope, by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead &c. of which salvation the prophets have inquired, &c. who prophesied of the grace that should come unto you. Searching, &c. what the Spirit of Christ which was in them, did signify, when it testified the sufferings of Christ and the glory that should follow.-1 Pet. i. 3. 10, 11.

Thou art worthy, &c. for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood, out of every kindred,

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THE Lord proclaimed himself, The Lord, the Lord God, merciful and gracious, long-suffering, and abundant in goodness and truth, &c. forgiving iniquity, and transgression, and sin.Exod. xxxiv. 6, 7. Numb. xiv. 17-19. Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered: blessed is the man, unto whom the Lord imputeth not iniquity. I said, I will confess my transgressions unto the Lord, and thou forgavest the iniquity of my sin.-Ps. xxxii. 1, 2. 5. Rom. iv. 7, 8.

As for our transgressions, thou shalt purge them away.-Ps. lxv. 3. Thou wast a God that forgavest them thou tookest vengeance on their inventions.-Ps. xcix. 8.

But there is forgiveness with thee that thou mayest be feared.-Ps. CXXX. 4.

Though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow: though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.-Isa. i. 18.

I am he that blotteth out thy transgressions for mine own sake and will not remember thy sins.-Isa. xliii. 25. I have blotted out as a thick cloud thy transgressions, and as a cloud thy sins. Sing, O heavens, for the Lord hath done it.-Isa. xliv. 22, 23.

He was wounded for our transgressions; he was bruised for our iniquities, &c. The Lord hath laid on him the iniquity of us all, &c. He shall bear their iniquities.-Isa. liii. 5, 6. 11, Let him return unto the Lord, and he will have mercy upon him; and unto our God; for he will abundantly pardon (or multiply pardons); for my thoughts are not as your thoughts, &c. Isa. lv, 7-9. Ezek. xxxiii. 14-16. I will make a new covenant, &c. for I will forgive their iniquity, and will remember their sin no more. Jer. xxxi. 31. 34. Heb. x. 17, 18.

I will cleanse them from all their iniquity whereby they have sinned, against me; and I will pardon all their iniquities whereby they have sinned, and whereby they have transgressed against me.-Jer. xxxiii. 8.

In those days, and in that time, saith the Lord, the iniquity of Israel shall be sought for, and there shall be none; and the sins of Judah, and they shall not be found; for I will pardon them whom I reserve.--Jer. 1. 20. Isa. xxxiii. 24.

Seventy weeks are determined, &c. to finish the transgression, and to make an end of sins, and to make reconciliation for iniquity, &c. The Messiah shall be cut off, but not for himself, &c.-Dan. ix. 24. 26.

Who is a God like unto thee? that pardoneth iniquity, and passeth by the transgression of the remnant of his heritage? &c. Thou wilt cast all their sins into the depths of the sea. Micah vii. 18, 19.

In that day there shall be a fountain opened to the house of David, and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, for sin and for uncleanness.-Zech. xiii. 1.

Thou shalt call his name Jesus, for he shall save his people from their sins.-Matt. i. 21,

Jesus said unto the sick of the palsy, Son, be of good cheer, thy sins be forgiven, thee, &c. Ye may know that the Son of man hath power on earth to forgive sins.-Matt. ix. 2. 6.

All manner of sin and blasphemy shall be forgiven to men, but the blasphemy against the Holy Ghost shall not be forgiven unto men. And whosoever speaketh a word against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven him; but whosoever speaketh against the Holy Ghost, it shall not be forgiven him, neither in this world, neither in the world to come.-Matt, xii. 31, 32.

This is my blood, &c. which is shed for many for the remission of sins.Matt. xxvi. 28.

To give knowledge of salvation unto his people, by the remission of

their sins, through the tender mercy hath made him to be sin for us.-
of our God, whereby the dayspring 2 Cor. v. 19. 21.
from on high hath visited us.-Luke
i. 77, 78.

I say unto thee, Her sins, which are many, are forgiven; for she loved much: but to whom little is forgiven, the same loveth little. And he said unto her, Thy sins are forgiven.Luke vii. 47, 48.

It behoved Christ to suffer, &c. and that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name. -Luke xxiv. 46, 47.

Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world.John i. 29.

Repent, &c. that your sins blotted out, when the times of remay be freshing shall come from the presence of the Lord: and he shall send Jesus, &c.-Acts iii. 19, 20.

Jesus, &c. hath God exalted with his right hand, to be a Prince and a Saviour, for to give repentance to Israel, and forgiveness of sins.-Acts v. 30, 31.

To him gave all the prophets witness, that through his name whosoever believeth in him shall receive remission of sins.-Acts x. 43.

Be it known unto you, &c. that through this man is preached unto you the forgiveness of sins.-Acts xiii. 38. To open their eyes, &c. that they may receive forgiveness of sins, &c. by faith in me, &c.-Acts xxvi. 18.

Whom God hath set forth to be a propitiation through faith in his blood, to declare his righteousness for the remission (or passing over) of sins. -Rom. iii. 25.

Christ died for our sins, according to the scriptures, &c. If Christ be not raised, &c. ye are yet in your sins, &c. The sting of death is sin, and the strength of sin is the law; but thanks be to God which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. 1 Cor. xv. 3. 17. 56, 57.

God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them, &c. For he

Jesus Christ who gave himself for our sins.-Gal. i. 3, 4.

through his blood, the forgiveness of In whom we have redemption sins, according to the riches of his grace; wherein he hath abounded, &c.-Eph. i. 7, 8. Col. i. 14.

together with him, having forgiven And you, &c. hath he quickened you all trespasses.-Col. ii. 13.

Jesus Christ, who gave himself for iniquity.-Titus ii. 13, 14. us, that he might redeem us from all

His son, &c. when he had by himself purged our sins, sat down.-Heb. i. 2, 3.

made like unto his brethren, &c. to Wherefore it behoved him to be make reconciliation for the sins of the people.-Heb. ii. 17.

ousnesses, and their sins and their I will be merciful to their unrighteinquities I will remember no more.— Heb. viii. 12.

&c. how much more shall the blood
If the blood of bulls, &c. sanctifieth,
of Christ who offered himself, &c.
purge your conscience, &c. by means
transgression. Without shedding of
of death for the redemption of the
blood is no remission of sin, &c.
Once in the end of the world hath he
appeared to put away sin by the sa-
crifice of himself, &c. Christ was
Heb. ix. 13-15. 22. 26. 28.
once offered to bear the sins of many.

sacrifice for sins, for ever sat down,
This man, after he had offered one
&c. moreover, where remission of
sin, &c.-Heb. x. 12. 18.
these is, there is no more offering for

his own body on (or to) the tree, &c.
Who his own self bare our sins in
by whose stripes ye were healed.-
1 Pet. ii. 24.

sins, the just for the unjust, that he
Christ also hath once suffered for
might bring us to God.-1 Pet. iii. 18.

cleanseth us from all sin, &c. If we
The blood of Jesus Christ his Son
confess our sins, he is faithful and

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