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JOHN V. 25-27.
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hour is coming, and now is, when a the 6. When Christ who is our life, shall dead shall hear the voice of the Son of appear, then shall ge also appear with God: and they that hear shall live. him in glory, Col. iii. 4. That which a Wherefore he saith, Awake thou have heard, which we have seen with
was from the beginning, which we that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light, Eph. and our hands have handled, of the
our eyes, which we have looked
upon, v. 14. And you, being dead in your Word of life; (For the life was masins and the uncircumcision of your nifested, and we bave seen it, and bear flesh, hath he quickened together with witness, and shew unto you that eterhim, having forgiven you all your nal life, which was with the Father, trespasses, Col. ii. 1$.
See also on and was manifested unto us ;) 1 John Matt. viii. ver. 22. clause 2.
i. 1, 2. And he shewed me a pure
river of water of life, clear as crystal, VER. 26.
proceeding out of the throne of God 25 Teş yde o matig éxe Sway in lav- and of the Lamb, Rev. xxii. 1. τω, ούτως έδωκε και το υιώ ζωήν έχειν εν εαυτώ, ,
VER. 27. For a as the Futher hath life in him Και εξουσίαν έδωκεν αυτώ και κρίσιν self, so hath he given to the Son to have FotTV, ti vids årbguém cu toti. life in himself ;
2 And hath given him authority to a And God said unto Moses, I AM erecute judgment also, b because he is the THAT I AM: and he said, Thus Son of man. shalt thou say unto the children of * Yet have I set my king upon my Israel, I AM bath sent me unto you, holy hill of Zion. I will declare the Exod. iii. 14. For with thee is the decree : the Lord hath said unto me, fountain of life : in thy light shall we Thou art my Son; this day have I besee light, Psal. xxxvi. 9. Before the gotten thee. Ask of me, and I shall mountains were brought forth, or give thee the heathen for thine inheever thou hadst formed the earth and ritance, and the uttermost parts of the world, even from everlasting to the earth for thy possession. Thou everlasting, thou art God, Psal. xc. 2. shalt break them with a rod of iron ; But the Lord is the true God, he is thou shalt dash them in pieces like a the living God, and an everlasting potter's vessel, Psal. ii. 6—9. The king: at his wrath the earth shat Lord said unto my Lord, Sit thou at tremble, and the nations shall not be my right hand, until I make thine able to abide his indignation, Jer. X. enemies thy footstool. The Lord shall 10. Neither is worshipped with men's send the rod of thy strength out of hands, as though he needed anything, Zion : rule thou in the midst of thine seeing he giveth to all life, and breath, enemies. Thy people shall be willand all things, Acts xvii. 25. Now ing in the day of thy power, in the unto the King eternal, immortal, in- beauties of holiness from the womb visible, the only wise God, be honour of the morning : thou hast the dew of and glory for ever and ever. Amen, thy youth, cx. 1-3. He shall 1 Tim. i. 17. Which in his times he judge among the heathen, he shall shall shew, who is the blessed and fill the places with the dead bodies ; only Potentate, the King of kings, he shall wound the heads over many and Lord of lords ; Who only hath countries, 6. For he must reign, till immortality, dwelling in the light he hath put all enemies under his which no man can approach unto; feet, 1 Cor. xv. 25. Which he wrought whom no man hath seen, nor can in Christ, when he raised him from see: to whom be honour and power the dead, and set him at his own right everlasting. Amen, vi. 15, 16. hand in the heavenly places, Far above
b In him was life ; and the life was all principality, and power, and might, the light of men, John i. 4. Jesus and dominion, and every name that saith unto him, I am the way, and is named, not only in this world, but the truth, and the life ; no man com also in that which is to come : And eth unto the Father, but by me, xiv. I hath put all things under his feet, and
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gave him to be the head over all things vile body, that it may be fashioned to the Church, Eph. i. 20-22. Who like unto his glorious body, according is gone into heaven, and is on the to the working whereby he is able right hand of God; angels and autho- even to subdue all things unto himself, rities and powers being made subject Phil. iii. 20, 21. unto him, i Pet. iii. 22. See also on ver. 22.
VER. 29. bI saw in the night visions, and, behold, one like the Son of man came
Και εκπορεύσονται οι τα αγαθά ποιήwith the clouds of heaven, and came
σαντες, είς ανάστασιν ζωής· οι δε τα to the Ancient of days, and they φαύλα πράξαντες, εις ανάστασιν κρίσεως. brought him near before him. And 3 And shall come forth ; b they that there was given him dominion and have done good, unto the resurrection of glory, and a kingdom, that all people, life; and they that have done evii, nations, and languages, should serve
unto the resurrection of dumnation. him: his dominion is an everlasting a See on Matt. xxii. ver. 30. clause 1. dominion, which shall not pass away,
b See on Matt. xxv. ver. 46. clause 2. and his kingdom that which shall not See on Matt. xxv. ver. 46. clause 1. be destroyed, Dan. vii. 13, 14, Who, being in the form of God, thought it
VER. 30. not robbery to be equal with God: Ου δύναμαι εγώ ποιείν απ' έμαυτού But made himself of no reputation, ουδέν» καθώς ακούω, κρίνα και η κρίσις ή and took upon him the form of a ser- έμή δικαία εστίν» ότι ου ζητώ το θέλημα vant, and was made in the likeness of | το εμόν, αλλά το θέλημα του πέμψαντός men : And being found in fasbion as
με πατρός. . a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the I hear, I judge: and my judgment is
a I can of my own self do nothing: as death of the cross. Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given but the will of the Father which hath
just ; because BI seek not mine own will, him a name which is above every sent me. name: That at the name of Jesus
a See on ver. 19. clause 1. every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things
b And he went a little farther, and under the earth; And that every O my Father, if it be possible, let
fell on his face, and prayed, saying, tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God this cup pass from me: nevertheless the Father, Phil. ii. 6-11.
not as I will, but as thou wilt, Matt. Xxvi. 39. For even Christ pleased
not himself; but, as it is written, The VER. 28.
reproaches of them that reproached Min favpáleTe TOŪTO ŐT! EXETas súpa thee fell on me, Rom. XV. 3. See by TÁYTES O bv tois umperious axcúcortan also on chap. iv. ver. 34. clause 1. της φωνής αυτού
«See on chap. viii. ver. 42. clause 3. Marvel not at this: a for the hour is
VER. 31. coming, in the which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice,
'Ear lyàs peaprupã Trepi éparto, i recepa 2 And this is the Father's will rugía pou oin Šotiv åanóng. which hath sent me, that of all which alf I bear witness of myself, my withe hath given me I should lose no ness is not true. thing, but should raise it up again at a Jesus answered, If I honour mythe last day, John vi. 39. And I will self, my honour is nothing : it is my raise him up at the last day, 40. Father that honoureth me ; of whom Jesus said unto her, I am the resur
ye say, that he is your God, John rection, and the life: he that believo vii. 54. eth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live, xi. 25. Por our con
VER. 32. versation is in heaven; from whence "Αλλος έστιν και μαρτυρών περί εμού, και also we look for the Saviour, the Lord oda ti åanang istov s magtupia my pagJesus Christ: Who shall change our Tupai Tepi fuci.
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A. D. 31. a There is another that beareth witness a But I receive not testimony from of me: and I know that the witness which man : b but these things I say, that ye he witnesseth of me is true.
might be saved. * See on ver. S7. clause 1.
a I receive not honour from men,
ver. 41. VER. 35.
But these are written, that ye Υμείς απεστάλκατε προς Ιωάννην, και might believe that Jesus is the Christ, μεμαρτύρηκε τη αληθεία: "
the Son of God; and that believing a Ye sent unto John, and he bare wit- ye might have life through his name, ness unto the truth.
John xx. 31. a And this is the record of John,
VER. 35. when the Jews sent Priests and Le Εκείνος ήν ο λύχνος και καιόμενος και vites from Jerusalem to ask him, Who | φαίνων» υμείς δε ήθελήσατε αγαλλιασθηart thou? And he confessed, and de- vai nopos ágay év tõo owti aúnci. nied not: but confessed, I am not a He was a burning and a shining the Christ, John i. 19, 20. John an- light: band ye were willing for a season swered them saying, I baptize with to rejoice in his light. water : but there standeth one among
a He was not that Light, but was you, whom ye know not; He it is, sent to bear witness of that Light, who coming after me is preferred be- John i. 8. Verily I say unto you, fore me, whose shoe's latchet 1 am not worthy to unloose, 26, 27. And Among them that are born of women they came unto John, and said unto John the Baptist, Matt. xi. 11. and
there hath not risen a greater than him, Rabbi, he that was with thee Luke vii. 28." And he shall go before beyond Jordan, to whom thou barest him in the spirit and power of Elias, witness, behold, the same baptizeth, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the and all men come to him. John answered and said, A man can receive wisdom of the just; to make ready a
children, and the disobedient to the nothing, except it be given him from heaven.
people prepared for the Lord, Luke Ye yourselves bear me
i. 17. witness, that I said, I am not the Christ, but that I am sent before him. and all Judæa, and all the region
b Then went out to him Jerusalem, He that hath the bride is the bride- round about Jordan, And were bapgroom : but the friend of the bride- tized of him in Jordan, confessing groom, which standeth and heareth their sins, Matt. iii. 5, 6. him, rejoiceth greatly because of the bridegroom's voice, This myjoy there
VER. 36. fore is fulfilled. He must increase, but I must decrease. He that cometh 'Iwaivove cà vàpipya a idaxé
'Εγώ δε έχω την μαρτυρίαν μείζα του from above is above all; he that is rip iva tedescow avrà, avrà cà ipya a
LOI of the earth is earthly, and speaketh εγώ ποιώ, μαρτυρεί περί εμού ότι ο πατήρ of the earth: he that cometh from heaven is above all. And what he
με άπέσταλκε: hath seen and heard, that he testi a But I have greater witness than that fieth; and no nan receiveth his tes. of John : b for the works which the tímony. He that hath received his Father hath given me to finish, the same testimony hath set to his seal that works that I do, bear witness of me, God is true. For he whom God hath
cthat the Father hath sent me. sent speaketh the words of God : for a If we receive the witness of men, God giveth not the Spirit by measure the witness of God is greater : for unto him. The Fatherloveth the Son, this is the witness of God which he and hath given all things into his hath testified of his Son, 1 John v. 9. hand, iii. 26–35.
b There was a man of the Pha
risees, named Nicodemus, a ruler of VER. 34.
the Jews : The same came to Jesus 'Eyàs dè où rapà åxpásnou thg Maptu- by night, and said unto him, Rabbi, ρίαν λαμβάνω, αλλά ταύτα λέγω ένα ύμείς | we know that thou art a teacher come σωθήτε.
from God : for no man can do these
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miracles that thou doest, except God same said unto me, Upon whom thou be with him, John iii. 1, 2. The man shalt see the Spirit descending, and answered and said unto them, Why remaining on him, the same is he herein is a marvellous thing, that ye which baptizeth with the Holy Ghost. know not from whence he is, and yet And I saw, and bare record that this he hath opened mine eyes. If this is the Son of God, John i. 33, 34. man were not of God, he could do Labour not for the meat which perishnothing, ix. 30. 33. Jesus answered eth, but for that meat which endureth them, I told you,
and ye believed not: unto everlasting life, which the Son the works that I do in my Father's of man shall give unto you: for him name, they bear witness of me, x. 25. hath God the Father sealed, vi. 27. It. If I do not the works of my Father, is also written in your law, that the believe me not.
But if I do, though testimony of two men is true. I am ye believe not me, believe the works: one that bear witness of myself, and that ye may know, and believe, that the Father that sent me beareth witthe Father is in me, and I in him, ness of me, viii. 17, 18. See also on 37, 38. Believest thou not that I Matt. iii. ver. 17. am in the Father, and the Father in b And the LORD spake unto you out me? The words that I speak unto of the midst of the fire : ye heard the you I speak not of myself: but the voice of the words, but saw no similiFather, that dwelleth in me, he doeth, tude ; only ye heard a voice, Deut. the works. Believe me that I am in iv. 12. the Father, and the Father in me: or See on chap. i. ver. 18. clause 1. else believe me for the very works' sake, xiv. 10, 11. If I had not done
VER. 38. among them the works which 'none Και τον λόγον αυτού ουκ έχετε μένοντα other man did, they had not had sin : εν υμίν ότι δεν απέστειλεν εκείνος, τούτω but now have they both seen and υμείς ου πιστεύετε. . hated both me and my Father, xv. 24. And said unto him, Art thou he that
a And ye have not his word abiding should come, or do we look for ano
in you : b for whom he hath sent, him ye ther? Jesus answered and said unto
believe not. them, Go and shew John again those a Do not think that I will accuse things which ye do hear and see:
you to the Father : there is one that The blind receive their sight, and the accuseth you, even Moses, in whom lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, ye trust. For bad ye believed Moses, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised ye would have believed me : for he up, and the poor have the Gospel wrote of me, ver. 45, 46. I know preached to them, Matt. xi. 3—5. Ye that ye are Abraham's seed; but ye men of Israel, hear these words; seek to kill me, because my word Jesus of Nazareth, a man approved hath no place in you, viii. 37. He of God among you by miracles and that is of God heareth God's words : wonders and signs, which God did ye therefore hear them not, because by bim in the midst of you, as ye ye are not of God, 47. yourselves also know, Acts ii. 22.
bI am come in my Father's name, • See on chap. viii. ver. 42. clause 3. and ye receive me not: if another shall
come in his own name, him ye will VER. 57.
receive, ver. 43. He was in the world, Και ο πέμψας με σατήρ, αυτός με- and the world was made by him, and μαρτύρηκε περί εμού. ούτε φωνήν αυτού | the world knew him not. He came, ακήκόατε πώποτε, ούτε είδος αυτού έωρά- | unto his own, and his own received
him not, i. 10, 11. a And the Futher himself, which hath
VER. 39. sent me, hath borne witness of me.
bye have neither heard his voice at any time,
'Ερευνάτε τας γραφάς, ότι υμείς δοκεϊτη nor seen his shape.
εν αυταίς ζωήν αιώνιον έχειν» και εκείναι
εισιν αι μαρτυρούσαι περί εμού. . * And I knew him not : but he that sent me to baptize with water, the a Search the Scriptures ; for in them VOL. II.
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Ą, D. 31. ye think ye have eternal life: Cand they phets; let them hear them, Luke are they which testify of me.
xvi. 29. These were more noble than be a Therefore shall ye lay up these those in Thessalonica, in that they my words in your heart and in your received the word with all readiness soul, and bind them for a sign upon of mind, and searched the Scriptures your hand, that they may be as front- daily, whether those things were so, iets between your eyes.
Acts xvii. 11. What advantage then shall teach them your children, speak hath the Jew! or what profit is there ing of them when thou sittest in thine of circumcision? Much every way: house, and when thou walkest by the chiefly, because that unto them were way, when thou liest down, and when committed the oracles of God, Rom. thou risest up. And thou shalt write iii. 1, 2. Let the word of Christ them upon the door posts of thine dwell in you richly in all wisdom; house, and upon thy gates, Deut. teaching and admonishing one anoxi. 18—20. This book of the law ther in psalms and hymns and spi. shall not depart out of thy mouth; ritual songs, singing with grace in but thou shalt meditate therein day your hearts to the Lord, Col. iii. 16. and night, that thou mayest observe And that from a child thou hast to do according to all that is written known the holy Scriptures, which are therein: for then thou shalt make able to make thee wise unto salvathy way prosperous, and then thou tion through faith which is in Christ shalt have good success, Josh. i. 8. Jesus. All Scripture is given by inBut his delight is in the law of the spiration of God, and is profitable for LORD; and in his law doth he medi- doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for tate day and night, Psal. i. 2. Thy instruction in righteousness: That the word have I hid in mine heart, that man of God may be perfect, through. I might not sin against thee, cxix. 11. ly furnished unto all good works, O how love I thy law! it is my medi. 2 Tim. iii. 15—17. We have also a tation all the day. Thou through more sure word of prophecy; wherethy commandments hast made me unto ye do well that ye take heed, as wiser than mine enemies : for they unto a light that shineth in a dark are ever with me. I have more under place, until the day dawn, and the standing than all my teachers : for day star arise in your hearts: Knowthy testimonies are my meditation, ing this first, that no prophecy of the 97-99. For the commandment is a Scripture is of any private interprelamp; and the law is light; and re
tation. For the prophecy came not proofs of instruction are the way of in old time by the will of man; but life, Prov. vi. 23. Hear instruction, holy men of God spake as they were and be wise, and refuse it not. Blessed moved by the Holy Ghost, 2 Pet, i, is the man that heareth me, watching 19-21. Blessed is he that readeth, daily at my gates, waiting at the and they that hear the words of this posts of my doors, viii. 33, 34. To prophecy, and keep those things the law and to the testimony: if they which are written therein , for the speak not according to this word, it time is at hand, Rev. i. 3. Eph. 1:79:/92 is because there is no light in them,
b And he said unto them, Set your Isa. viii. 20. Seek ye out of the book hearts unto all the words which 1 tesof the LORD, and read: no one of tify among you this day, which ye, these shall fail, none sball want her shall command your children to obmate: for my mouth it hath com serve to do, all the words of this law. manded, and his spirit it hath ga- For it is not a vain thing for you; bethered them, Ixxiv. 16. The wise men
cause it is your life and through are ashamed, they are dismayed and this thing ye shall prolong your days taken: lo, they have rejected the word in the land, whither ye go over Jorof the LORD; and what wisdom is in dan to possess it, Deut. XxxÜ. 46, 47. them. Jer, viii. 9. Jesus answered and
c See on Matt. xi. ver. 3. said unto them, Yedo err, not knowing the Scriptures, nor the power of God,
VER. 40. Matt. xxii. 29. Abraham saith unto Και ου θέλετε ελθεϊλ πρός με, τα ζωής him, They have Moses and the pro. l xnte.