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then for the people's: for this he did for the redemption of the transgresonce, when he offered up himself. sions that were under the first testa

8: 1. Now of the things which we ment, they which are called might rehave spoken this is the sum : we ceive the promise of eternal inherithave such a high-priest, who is set ance. — 29. And almost all things are on the right hand of the throne of hy the law purged with blood ; and the Majesty in the heavens; a min- without shedding of blood is no reister of the sanctuary, and of the mission. It was therefore necessary true tabernacle, which the Lord that the patterns of things in the heavpitched and not man.

ens should be purified with these ; but high-priest is ordained to offer gifts the heavenly things themselves with and sacrifices: wherefore it is of ne- better sacrifices than these. For cessity that this man have somewhat Christ is not entered into the holy also to offer. – 6. But now hath he places made with hands, which are obtained a more excellent ministry, the figures of the true ; but into by how much also he is the mediator heaven itself, now to appear in the of a better covenant, which was es- presence of God for us : nor yet that tablished upon better promises. For he should offer himself often, as the if that first covenant had been fault- high-priest entereth into the holy less, then should no place have been place every year with blood of others; sought for the second.

for then must he often have suffered

since the foundation of the world : T 9:6. Now when these things were but now once in the end of the world thus ordained, the priests went al- hath he appeared, to put away sin by ways into the first tabernacle, ac- the sacrifice of himself. And as it complishing the service of God: but is appointed unto men once to die, into the second went the high-priest but after this the judgment : so Christ alone once every year, not without was once offered to bear the sins of blood, which he offered for himself, many; and unto them that look for and for the errors of the people ; the him shall he appear the second time Holy Ghost this signifying, that the without sin unto salvation. way into the Holiest of all was not yet made manifest, while as the first 1 10: 1. For the law having a tabernacle was yet standing : which shadow of good things to come, and was a figure for the time then pres- not the very image of the things, ent, in which were offered both gifts can never with those sacrifices, which and sacrifices, that could not make they offered year by year continually, him that did the service perfect, as make the comers thereunto perfect. pertaining to the conscience; which For then would they not have ceased stood only in meats and drinks, and to be offered ? because that the wordivers washings, and carnal ordinan- shippers once purged should have ces, imposed on them until the time had no more conscience of sins. But of reformation. But Christ being in those sacrifices there is a rememcome a high-priest of good things to brance again made of sins every come, by a greater and more perfect year. For it is not possible that the tabernacle, not made with hands, blood of bulls and of goats should (that is to say, not of this building:) take away sins. — 9. He taketh away neither by the blood of goats and the first, that he may establish the calves, but by his own blood, he en- second. By the which will we are tered in once into the holy place, sanctified through the offering of the having obtained eternal redemption body of Jesus Christ once for all.

For if the blood of bulls and And every priest standeth daily minof goats, and the ashes of a heifer, istering and offering oftentimes the sprinkling the unclean, sanctifieth to same sacrifices, which can never the purifying of the flesh ; how much take away sins : but this man, after more shall the blood of Christ, who he had offered one sacrifice for sins, through the Eternal Spirit offered forever sat down on the right hand himself without spot to God, purge of God, from henceforth expecting your conscience from dead works to till his enemies be made his footstool. serve the living God! And for this For by one offering he hath perfected cause he is the mediator of the New forever them that are sanctified. Testament, that by means of death, | 19. Having therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the holiest by the turned every one to his own way ; blood of Jesus, by a new and living and the Lord hath laid on him the way, which he hath consecrated for iniquity of us all. He was oppressed us, through the vail, (that is to say, and he was afflicted ; yet he opened his flesh;) and having a high-priest not his mouth; he is brought as a over the house of God; let us draw lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep near with a true heart, in full assur- before her shearers is dumb, so he ance of faith, having our hearts opened not his mouth... He was sprinkled from an evil conscience, cut off, out of the land of the living: and our bodies washed with pure for the transgression of my people water. - 26. For if we sin wilfully was he stricken... He had done no after that we have received the violence; neither was any deceit knowledge of the truth, there re- in his mouth; yet it pleased the maineth no more sacrifice for sins, Lord to bruise him ; he hath put but a certain fearful looking for of him to grief; when thou shalt make judgment and fiery indignation, which his soul an offering for sin, he shall shall devour the adversaries. He see his seed; he shall prolong his that despised Moses' law died with days"; and the pleasure of the LORD out mercy under two or three wit- shall prosper in his hand. He shall nesses : of how much sorer punish- see of the travail of his soul and shall ment, suppose ye, shall he be thought be satisfied. By his knowledge shall worthy, who hath trodden under foot my righteous servant justify many ; the Son of God, and hath counted for he shall bear their iniquities. the blood of the covenant, where- Dan. 9: 24. Seventy weeks are with he was sanctified, an unholy determined upon thy people and thing, and hath done despite unto upon thy holy city, to finish the the Spirit of grace ?

for us.

transgression, and to make an end of sins, and to make reconciliation

for iniquity, and to bring in ever§ 2. VARIOUS REPRESENTATIONS of lasting righteousness, and to seal up

the vision and prophecy, and to CHRIST, AS THE

anoint the Most Holy. Know thereOUR DELIVERANCE.

fore and understand, that from the

going forth of the commandment to Isa. 85 : 9. But the redeemed restore and to build Jerusalem unto shall walk there; and the ransomed the Messiah, the Prince, shall be sevof the LORD shall return, and come en weeks, and threescore and two to Zion with songs, and everlasting weeks : the street shall be built joy upon their heads : they shall again, and the wall, even in trouobtain joy and gladness, and sorrow blous times. And after threescore and sighing shall flee away,

and two weeks shall Messiah be cut 59: 16. And he saw that there was off, but not for himself. no man, and wondered that there was no intercessor : therefore his T JOHN 1: 29. The next day John arm brought salvation unto him; seeth Jesus coming unto him, and and his righteousness, it sustained saith, Behold the Lamb of God, him. For he put on righteousness which taketh away the sin of the as a breastplate, and an helmet of world ! This is he of whom I said, salvation

his head.

After me cometh a man which is pre60: 16. And thou shalt know that ferred before me ; for he was before I the Lord am thy Savior, and thy me. And I knew him not : but that Redeemer, the mighty one of Jacob. he should be made manifest to Israel,

Joe 19:25. I know that my Re- | therefore am I come baptizing with deemer liveth.

water. And John bare record, sayIsa. 53 : 4. Surely he hath ing, I saw the Spirit descending borne our griefs, and carried our from heaven like a dove, and it sorrows... He was wounded for our abode upon him. And I knew him transgressions; he was bruised for not : but he that sent me to baptize our iviquities; the chastisement of with water, the same said unto me, our peace was upon him and with his Upon whom thou shalt see the Spirit stripes are we healed. All we like descending and remaining on him, sheep have gone astray : we have the same is he which baptizeth with



the Holy Ghost. And I saw and we also joy in God, through our bare record, that this is the Son of Lord Jesus Christ, by whom we God.

have now received the atonement. Eph. 1: 7. In whom we have re- Gal. 3: 13. Christ hath redeemed demption through his blood, the for- us from the curse of the law, being giveness of sins.

made a curse for us : (for it is writMat. 20: 29. The Son of man ten, Cursed is every one that hangcame not to be ministered unto, but eth on a tree ;) that the blessing of to minister and to give his life a Abraham might come on the Genransom for many. (M. 10: 45.) tiles through Jesus Christ ; that we

Isa. 35:10. The ransomed of the might receive the promise of the LORD shall come to Zion with songs. Spirit through faith.

1 Tim. 2: 6. Who gave himself a 2 Cor. 5: 18. And all things are ransom for all.

of God, who hath reconciled us to 1 Cor. 6: 20. Ye are bought with himself by Jesus Christ, and hath a price.

given to us the ministry of reconcilActs 20: 28. Feed the church of iation; to wit, that God was in God, which he has purchased with Christ, reconciling the world unto his own blood.

himself, not imputing their tres1 Peter 1:18. Forasmuch as ye passes unto them ; and hath comknow that ye were not redeemed mitted unto us the word of reconcilwith corruptible things as silver and iation. Now then we are ambassagold... but with the precious blood dors for Christ, as though God did of Christ, as of a lamb without blem- beseech you by us : we pray you in ish and without spot.

Christ's stead, be ye reconciled to Rom. 4: 25. Who was delivered | God. For he hath made him to be for our offences, and was raised sin for us, who knew no sin ; that again for our justification.

we might be made the righteousness 3: 24. Being justified freely of God in him. by his grace, through the redemp- 1 Cor. 1: 30. Christ Jesus, who, tion that is in Christ Jesus ; whom of God is made unto us wisdom, God hath set forth to be a propitia- and righteousness, and sanctification tion, through faith in his blood, to and redemption. declare his righteousness for the re- Titus 2: 14. He gave himself for mission of sins that are past, through us that he might redeem us from all the forbearance of God : to declare, iniquity. I say, at this time his righteousness : that he might be just, and the justi- | Rev. 5: 9. Thou hast redeemed fier of him that believeth in Jesus. us to God by thy blood.

1 John 2: 2. He is the propitia- John 12: 32. I, if I be lifted up tion for our sins : and not for ours from the earth, will draw all men only, but for the sins of the whole world.

Rom. 8: 34. Who is he that con4: 10. Herein is love, that God... demneth? it is Christ that died: yea sent his Son to be the propitiation rather, that is risen again ; who is for our sins.

even at the right hand of God, who Rom. 5: 6. For when we were yet also maketh intercession for us.without strength, in due time Christ | Who shall separate us from the love died for the ungodly. For scarcely of Christ? shall tribulation, or disfor a righteous man will one die; tress, or persecution or famine, or yet peradventure for a good man nakedness, or peril, or sword ? As some would even dare to die. But it is written, " For thy sake we are God commendeth his love toward killed all the day long ; we are acus, in that while we were yet sin- counted as sheep for the slaughter.” ners Christ died for us. Much more (Ps. 44: 22.) Nay, in all these things then, being now justified by his we are more than conquerors, through blood, we shall be saved from wrath him that loved us. For I am perthrough him. For if when we were suaded, that neither death, nor life, enemies, we were reconciled to God nor angels, nor principalities, nor by the death of his Son; much more, powers, nor things, present, nor being reconciled, we shall be saved things to come, nor height, nor depth, by his life. And not only so, but I nor any other creature shall be able

unto me.

to separate us from the love of God | mity even the law of commandments, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord. contained in ordinances; for to make

1 Cor. 1:18. For the preaching in himself of twain one new man; of the cross is to them that perish so making peace ; and that he might foolishness; but unto us which are reconcile both unto God, in one body saved it is the power of God. by the cross, having slain the enmity

Heb. 2: 14. Forasmuch then as thereby. the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise T 5: 2. Christ hath given himself took part of the same; that through for us, an offering and a sacrifice to death he might destroy him that had God. the

power of death, that is, the devil, Rev. 13:8. The Lamb slain from and deliver them, who, through fear the foundation of the world. of death, were all their life-time sub- 5: 6. I beheld, and lo in the midst ject to bondage. For verily he took of the throne and of the four beasts, not on him the nature of Angels ; and in the midst of the elders, stood but he took on him the seed of Abra- a Lamb, as it had been slain. — 9. ham. Wherefore in all things it be- They sung a new song; saying, hoved him to be made like unto his Thou art worthy to take the book... brethren ; that he might be a merci- for thou wast slain and hast redeemful and faithful High Priest in things ed us to God by thy blood. – 12. pertaining to God, to make reconcil- Worthy the Lamb that was slain. iation for the sins of the people. John 10: 15. I lay down my life For in that he himself hath suffered, for the sheep. being tempted, he is able to succor Acts 4: 12. There is none other them that are tempted.

name under heaven given among Gal. 1: 4. Who gave himself for men, whereby we must be saved ; our sins, that he might deliver us but the name of Jesus Christ. from this present evil world.

Rom. 3: 21. But now, the right1 Cor. 1: 23. We preach Christ eousness of God, without the law is crucified.

manifested, being witnessed by the 2:2. I determined not to know law and the prophets ; even the any thing among you save Jesus righteousness of God, which is by Christ, and him crucified.

faith in Jesus Christ, unto all and Gal. 3: 1. Before whose eyes, Je- upon all them that believe. sus Christ hath been evidently set 1 PETER 3: 18. Christ hath once forth, crucified, among you.

suffered for sins, that he might bring 1 Cor. 15: 3. Christ died for our

us unto God. sins.

2 Cor. 5: 14. If one died for all, 1 Tim. 2: 5. There is one God then were all dead. He died for and one Mediator between God and all that they which live should live man, the Man Christ Jesus.

unto him who died for them. Rom. 5: 10. We were reconciled Acts 15: 11. We believe that to God, by the death of his Son. through the grace of our Lord Jesus

2 Cor. 5:18. God hath reconciled Christ we shall be saved. us to himself by Jesus Christ. God Eph. 2: 5. By grace are ye saved. was in Christ reconciling the world Mat. 26: 26. And as they were unto himself.

eating, Jesus took bread and blessed Col. 1: 19. It pleased the Father and brake it, and gave it to the disthat in him should all fulness dwell, ciples, and said, take, eat; this is my and having made peace through the body. And he took the cup and blood of his cross, by him to recon- gave thanks, and gave it to them, cile all things to himself.

saying, Drink ye all of it ; for this is Rom. 5: 1. We have peace with my blood of the New Testament, God, through our Lord Jesus Christ. which is shed for many, for the re

Eph. 2: 13. But now, in Christ mission of sins. Jesus, ye, who sometimes were far Gal. 2: 15. We who are Jews by off, are made nigh by the blood of nature, and not sinners of the GenChrist : for he is our peace, who tiles, knowing that a man is not jushath made both one, and hath broken tified by the works of the law, but down the middle wall of partition ; by the faith of Jesus Christ, even we having abolished in his flesh the en- have believed in Jesus Christ, that


we might be justified by the faith of Adarn to Moses, even over them Christ, and not by the works of the that had not sinned after the simililaw :' for by the works of the law tude of Adam's transgression, who shall no flesh be justified, But if, is the figure of him that was to while we seek to be justified by come. But not as the offence, so Christ, we ourselves also are found also is the free gift. For if through sinners, is therefore Christ the min- the offence of one many be dead, ister of sin ? God forbid. For if I much more the grace of God, and build again the things which I de- the gift by grace, which is by one stroyed, I make myself a transgres- man, Jesus Christ, hath abounded

For I through the law am dead unto many. And not as it was by to the law, that I might live unto one that sinned, so is the gift. God. I am crucified with Christ : | For the judgment was by one to nevertheless, I live ; yet not I, but condemnation, but the free gift is of Christ liveth in me and the life many offences unto justification. which I now live in the flesh, I live For if by one man's offence, death by the faith of the Son of God, who reigned by one; much more they loved me, and gave himself for me.

which receive abundance of grace, I do not frustrate the grace of God: and of the gift of righteousness, for if righteousness come by the law, shall reign in life by one, Jesus then Christ is dead in vain.

Christ. Therefore, as by the offence 3: 19. Wherefore then serveth the of one judgment came upon all men law ? It was added because of trans- to condemnation, even so by the gressions, till the seed should come righteousness of one the free gift to whom the promise was made ; came upon all men unto justification and it was ordained by angels in the of life. For as by one man's disohand of a mediator. Now a media- bedience many were made sinners, tor is not a mediator of one ; but God so by the obedience of one shall many is one.

“ Is the law then against be made righteous. Moreover the the promises of God ?” God forbid : law entered, that the offence might for if there had been a law given | abound. But where sin abounded, which could have given life, verily grace did much more abound: that righteousness should have been by as sin hath reigned unto death, even the law. But the scripture hath con- so might grace reign through rightcluded all under sin, that the prom- eousness unto eternal life, by Jesus ise by faith of Jesus Christ might be Christ our Lord. given to them that believe. But be- 1 John 2: 2. He is the propitiafore faith came, we were kept under tion for our sins; and not for ours the law, shut up unto the faith only: but for the sins of the whole which should afterwards be reveal- world. ed. Wherefore the law was our

Heb. 2: 9. We see Jesus, who schoolmaster to bring us unto Christ, was made a little lower than the that we might be justified by faith. angels for the suffering of death

1 PETER 2: 24. Who, his own crowned with glory and honor, that self, bore our sins in his own body, he, by the grace of God, should on the tree, that we being dead to taste death for every man. — 17. sins should live unto righteousness; To make reconciliation for the sins by whose stripes we are healed.

of the people.

1 Tim. 4: 10. We trust in the living God, who is the Savior of all

men, specially of those that believe. § 3. THIS DELIVERANCE PROVIDED 2: 1. I exhort, therefore that

first of all supplications, prayers,

intercessions and giving of thanks Rom. 5 : 12. Wherefore as by be made for all men ; for kings and one man sin entered into the world, for all that are in authority, for this and death by sin; and so death is good and acceptable in the sight passed upon all men, for that all of God our Savior, who will have have sinned — for until the law, sin all men to be saved, and to come to was in the world ; but sin is not the knowledge of the truth. For imputed when there is no law; there is one God, and one Mediator nevertheless, death reigned from between God and man, the Man


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