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the word of God came, (and the angels, preached unto the Gentiles, scripture cannot be broken,) say ye believed on in the world, received of him whom the Father hath sanc- up into glory. tified, and sent into the world, Thou Tit. 2: 10. That they may adorn blasphemest; because I said, I am the doctrine of God our Savior in the Son of God? If I do not the all things. For the grace of God works of my Father, believe me that bringeth salvation hath

apnot. But if I do, though ye believe peared to all men, teaching us, that not me, believe the works: that ye denying ungodliness and worldly may know and believe that the lusts, we should live soberly, rightFather is in me, and I in him. eously, and godly, in this present

14: 9. He that hath seen me world ; looking for that blessed hath seen the Father; how sayest hope, and the glorious appearing of thou then “show us the Father?"

the great God and our Savior Jesus 17: 10. And all mine are thine, Christ; who gave himself for us, and thine are mine; and I am glori- that he might redeem us from all fied in them. And now I am no iniquity, and purify unto himself a more in the world, but these are in peculiar people, zealous of good the world, and I come to thee. works.

19: 7. The Jews answered him, We have a law, and by our law he 1 Heb. 1:1. God, who at sundry ought to die, because he made him- times and in divers manners spake self the Son of God. When Pilate in times past unto the fathers by the therefore heard that saying, he was prophets, hath in these last days the more afraid.

spoken unto us by his Son, whom 1 Cor. 14: 24. Then cometh the he hath appointed heir of all things, end, when he shall have delivered by whom also he made the worlds, up the kingdom to God, even the who, being the brightness of his Father ; when he shall have put glory, and the express image of his down all rule, and all authority, and person, and upholding all things hy For he must reign,

the word of his power, when he

had by himself purged our sins, sat « Till he hath put all enemies under his feet.”

down on the right hand of the The last enemy that shall be de- Majesty on high ; being made so stroyed is death.

much better than the Angels, as he

hath by inheritance obtained a more “ For he hath put all things under his feet.”

excellent name than they. For But when he saith all things are put

unto which of the Angels said he at under him, it is manifest that he is any time, “ Thou art my Son, this excepted which did put all things day have I begotten thee?” (Ps. 2: under him. And when all things 7.) And again, “I will be to him shall be subdued unto him, then a Father, and he shall be to me a shall the Son also himself be subject Son ? ” (2 Sam. 7: 14.) And again, unto him that put all things under when he bringeth in the first-begothim, that God may be all in all, ten into the world, he saith, “And

Col. 1: 1. Paul, an apostle of let all the Angels of God worship Jesus Christ, by the will of God, him.” (Ps. 97:7.) And of the Anand Timotheus our brother, to the gels he saith, “Who maketh his saints and faithful brethren in Angels spirits, and his ministers a Christ which are at Collosse. Grace flame of fire.” (Ps.104: 4.) But unto be unto you, and peace from God the Son, he saith, Thy throne, O our Father and the Lord Jesus God, is forever and ever: a sceptre Christ.

of Righteousness is the sceptre of 2:9. For in him dwelleth all the thy kingdom ; thou hast loved righfulness of the Godhead bodily. teousness, and hated iniquity; thereAnd ye are complete in him, which fore God, even thy God, hath anointis the head of all principality and ed thee with the oil of gladness power.

above thy fellows.”(Ps.45: 6.) And, 1 Tim. 3: 16. And without con- " Thou, Lord, in the beginning troversy, great is the mystery of hast laid the foundation of the earth; godliness: God was manifest in the and the heavens are the works of Hesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of thy hands. They shall perish; but



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thou remainest: and they all shall sought the more to kill him, because wax old, as doth a garment, and he not only had broken the sahas a vesture shalt thou fold them up, bath, but said also, that God was and they shall be changed: but thou his Father, making himself equal art the same, and thy years shall with God. not fail.” (Ps.102: 25.) But to which Rev. 17: 14. The Lamb shall of the Angels said he at any time, overcome them, for he is King of “Sit on my right hand, until I kings, and Lord of lords. make thine enemies thy footstool?” 1 Tim. 3:16. I give thee charge (Ps. 110: 1.) Are they not all minis- in the sight of God, who quickeneth tering spirits, sent forth to minister all things, and before Jesus Christ, for them who shall be heirs of sal- who before Pontius Pilate witnessvation ?

ed a good confession, that thou Acts 20: 23. Feed the church of keep this commandment without God, which he hath purchased with spot, unrebukable, until the appearhis own blood.

ing of our Lord Jesus Christ, which 1 John 2: 22. He is antichrist in his time he shall show; who is that denieth the Father and the the blessed and only Potentate, the Son. Whosoever denieth the Son, King of kings and Lord of lords, the same hath not the Father. who only hath immortality, dwell--15. Whosoever shall confess that ing in the light which no man can Jesus is the son of God, God dwell- approach unto: whom no man hath eth in him and he in God.

seen or can see; to whom be honor 5: 7. There are three that bear and power everlasting: Amen. record in heaven, the Father, the 2 Pet. 1:1. Simon Peter, a servWord, and the Holy Ghost; and ant and an Apostle of Jesus Christ, these three are one.

to them that have obtained like JUDE 2. Jude, the servant of precious faith with us, through the Jesus Christ, and brother of James, righteousness of God and our Sato them that are sanctified by God | vior Jesus Christ: Grace and peace the Father, and preserved in Jesus be multiplied unto you, through the Christ, and called. - 4. For there knowledge of God and of Jesus, are certain men crept in unawares, our Lord, according as his divine who were before of old ordained to power hath given unto us all things this condemnation, ungodly men, that pertain unto life and godliness. turning the the grace of our God into lasciviousness, and denying the only Lord God, and our Lord Jesus Christ.

§ 2. DIVINE CHARACTERISTICS, APMAT. 38: 9. Baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost.

JOHN 5: 23. That all men should 1. Self-existent and eternal. honor the Son, even as they honor the Father. He that honoreth not John 8: 13. No man hath asthe Son, honoreth not the Father. cended into heaven but he that came

down from heaven, even the Son of 1 Phil. 2: 6. Who, being in the man which is in heaven. form of God, thought it not robbery Mat. 22: 41. While the Pharito be equal with God.

sees were gathered together, Jesus Rom. 9: 5. Christ, who is over asked them, saying, What think ye all, God blessed forever. Amen. of Christ ? whose son is he? They

i John 5: 20. And we know that say unto him, The son of David. the Son of God is come, and hath He saith unto them, How then doth given us an understanding, that we David in spirit call him Lord, saymay know him that is true: and we ing, “The Lord said unto my Lord, are in him that is true, even in his sit thou on my right hand, till I Son Jesus Christ. This is the true make thine enemies thy footstool ?” God, and eternal life.

(Ps. 110: 1.) If David then call John '5: _17. Jesus saith unto him Lord, how is he his son? And them, My Father worketh hitherto no man was able to answer him a and I work. Therefore the Jews word ; neither durst any man, from




that day forth, ask him any more questions.

II. Originating and controlling John 1:1. In the beginning was

power. the Word; and the Word was with God. The same was in the begin- Ps. 45: 3. Gird thy sword upon ning with God. – 4. In him was thy thigh, O most mighty, with thy life; and the life was the light glory and thy majesty. of men.

And the light shineth in Mat. 26: 64. Hereafter shall ye darkness; and the darkness com- see the Son of man sitting on the prehended it not. – 15. John bare right hand of power, and coming in witness of him, and cried, saying, the clouds of heaven. Then the This was he of whom í spake, high priest rent his clothes, saying, He that cometh after me is pre- He hath spoken blasphemy: what ferred before me; for he was before further need have we of witnesses?

behold, now ye have heard his blas5: 26. For as the Father hath life phemy. What think ye? They in himself, so hath he given to the answered and said, He is guilty of Son to have life in himself; and death. hath given bim authority to execute 28: 19. And Jesus came, and judgment also, because he is the spake unto them, saying, All powSon of man.

er is given unto me in heaven 8: 56. Your father Abraham re- and in earth. Go ye therefore and joiced to see my day: and he saw teach all nations, baptizing them in it, and was glad. Then said the the name of the Father, and of the Jews unto him, Thou art not yet Son, and of the Holy Ghost; teachfifty years old, and hast thou seen ing them to observe all things whatAbraham? Jesus said unto them, soever I have commanded you: and Verily, verily, I say unto you, Be- | Jo, I am with you always, even unto fore Abraham was, I

Then the end of the world. Amen. took they up stones to cast at him: John 1: 3. All things were made but Jesus hid himself, and went out by him ; and without him was not of the temple, going through the any thing made that was made.-9. midst of them, and so passed by. That was the true Light, which

17: 5. And now, O Father, glo- lighteth every man that cometh into rify thou me with thine own self, the world. He was in the world, with the glory which I had with and the world was made by him, thee before the world was. I have and the world knew him not. He manifested thy name unto the men came unto his own, and his own rewhich thou gavest me out of the ceived him not. world: thine they were, and thou 5:16. And therefore did the Jews gavest them me; and they have persecute Jesus, and sought to slay kept thy word. – 24. Father, I will him, because he had done these that they also whom thou hast given things on the sabbath-day. But me be with me where I am ; that Jesus answered them, My Father they may behold my glory which worketh hitherto, and I work. thou hast given me ; for thou lov- Therefore the Jews sought the edst me before the foundation of more to kill him, because he not the world.

only had broken the sabbath, but 2 Cor. 10: 4. For they drank of said also, That God was his Father, that spiritual Rock, that followed making himself equal with God. them: and that Rock was Christ. Then answered Jesus, and said

Rev. 1:17. Fear not: I am the unto them, Verily, verily, I say first and the last; I am he that liv- unto you, The Son can do nothing eth and was dead, and behold I am of himself, but what he seeth the alive forevermore. Amen.

Father do: for what things soever 22:16. I Jesus have sent mine he doeth, these also doeth the Son Angel to testify unto you these likewise. For the Father loveth things in the churches, I am the the Son, and showeth him all things root and the offspring of David, that himself doeth : and he will and the bright and morning-star. show him greater works than these,

Heb. 13: 9. Jesus Christ, the that ye may marvel. For as the same yesterday, to-day, and forever. | Father raiseth up the dead, and

quickeneth them; even so the Son Heb. 2: 4. For every house is quickeneth whom he will. For the builded by some man ; but he that Father judgeth no man; but hath built all things is God. And Moses committed all judgment unto the verily was faithful in all his house, Son: that all men should honor the as a servant, for a testimony of Son, even as they honor the Father. those things which were to be spoHe that honoreth not the Son, hon- i ken after: but Christ, as a Son, over oreth not the Father which hath his own house : whose house are sent him. Verily, verily I say unto we, if we hold fast the confidence, you, He that heareth my word, and and the rejoicing of the hope firm believeth on him that sent me, hath unto the end. everlasting life, and shall not come Phil. 3: 21. The Lord Jesus into condemnation; but is passed Christ shall change our vile body, from death unto life. Verily, verily that it may be fashioned like unto I say unto you, The hour is coming, his glorious body, according to the and now is, when the dead shall working, whereby he is able to subhear the voice of the Son of God : due all things unto himself. and they that hear shall live.

JUDE 24, Now unto him that is

able to keep you from falling, and T 10:17. Therefore doth my Fa- to present you faultless before the ther love me, because I lay down presence of his glory with exceedmy life, that I might take it again. ing joy, to the only wise God our No man taketh it from me, but I Savior, be glory and majesty, dolay it down of myself. I have minion and power, both now and power to lay it down, and I have ever ! Amen. power to take it again. 11: 25. I am the resurrection and

III. Omnipresence. the life. He that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he Mat. 18: 20. For where two or live.

three are gathered together in my 1 Cor. 8: 6. There is one God, name, there I am in the midst of the Father, of whom are all things; them. and one Lord Jesus Christ, by 28: 19. Go ye, therefore, and whom are all things.

teach all nations, baptizing them in Col. 1: 14. In whom we have the name of the Father, and of the redemption, through his blood, even Son, and of the Holy Ghost. And the forgiveness of sins: who is the lo, I am with you always, even unto image of the invisible God, the first the end of the world. Amen. born of every creature : for by him John 14:18. I will not leave you were all things created that are in comfortless: I will come to you. heaven, and that are in earth, visi Yet a little while and the world ble and invisible, whether they be seeth me no more ; but ye see me: thrones, or dominions, or principal- because I live, ye 'shall live also.ities, or powers : all things were 21. He that hath my commandcreated by him and for him: and he

ments and keepeth them, he it is is before all things, and by him all that loveth me, and he that loveth things consist; and he is the head

me shall be loved of my Father, of the body, the church: who is the and I will love him, and will manibeginning, the first-born from the fest myself to him. — 6. I am the dead; that in all things he might way, and the truth, and the life: no have the pre-eminence: for it pleas

man cometh unto the Father but by ed the Father that in him should all

me. If ye had known me ye should fullness dwell; and having made have known my Father also : and peace through the blood of his from henceforth ye know him and cross, by him to reconcile all things have seen him. — 23. If any man unto himself; by him, I say, wheth- love me, he will keep my comer they be things in earth, or things mandments, and my Father will in heaven.

love him, and we will come unto Acts 9: 34. And Peter said unto him and make our abode with him. him, Eneas, Jesus Christ maketh thee whole. And he arose immediately.

unto the truth. Every one that is IV. Knowledge, intuitive and un- of the truth heareth my voice. limited.

1:5. The light shineth in dark

ness. — 9. That was the true light, Mar. 7: 46. And when he had which lighteth every man that comsent them away, he departed into a eth into the world. mountain to pray. And when even was come, the ship was in the midst | 8:12. I am the light of the world. of the sea, and he alone on the land. 12: 46. I am come a light into the And he saw them toiling in rowing; world. - 35. Yet a little while is for the wind was contrary unto the light with you. them ; and about the fourth watch 14: 6. I am the way, and the of the night he cometh unto them, truth, and the life. walking upon the sea, and would 10:15. As the Father knoweth have passed by them.

me, even so know I the Father: and LUKE 5: 22. But when Jesus per- I lay down my life for the sheep. ceived their thoughts, he answering, 11:11. These things said he: and said unto them, What reason ye after that he saith unto them, Our in your hearts ?

friend Lazarus sleepeth ; but I go, MAT. 14: 13. Go ye into the city, that I may awake him out of sleep. and there shall meet you a man Then said his disciples, Lord, if he bearing a pitcher of water : follow sleep, he shall do well. Howbeit him. — 15. And he will show you a Jesus spake of his death : but they large upper room furnished and thought that he had spoken of takprepared: there make ready for us. ing of rest in sleep. Then said And his disciples went forth, and Jesus unto them plainly, Lazarus is came into the city, and found as he dead; and I am glad for your sakes had said unto them.

that I was not there, to the intent LUKE 6: 6. And there was a man ye may believe; nevertheless, let us whose right hand was withered : go unto him. and the scribes and Pharisees 12: 10. Jesus saith to him, He watched him, whether he would that is washed needeth not save to heal on the sabbath-day; that they wash his feet, but is clean every might find an accusation against whit: and ye are clean, but not all. him. But he knew their thoughts. For he knew who should betray

10: 22. No man knoweth who the him: therefore said he, Ye are not Son is, but the Father: and who the all clean. Father is, but the Son, and he to Acts 1: 24. Thou, Lord, which whom the Son will reveal him. knowest the hearts of all men,

John 7: 15. How knoweth this show whether of these twain thou man letters, having never learn- | hast chosen. ed ?

John 3: 32. What he hath seen 1: 48. Nathanael saith unto him, and heard, that he testifieth. He Whence knowest thou me ? Jesus that receiveth his testimony has set answered and said unto him, Before to his seal that God is true. that Philip called thee, when thou 17: 25. O righteous Father, the wast under the fiy-tree, I saw thee. world hath not known thee : but I Nathanael answered and saith unto have known thee, and these have him, Rabbi, thou art the Son of known that thou hast sent me. And God; thou art the King of Israel. I have declared unto them thy

2: 24. He knew all men, and name, and will declare it: that the needed not that any should testify love, wherewith thou hast loved me, of man; for he knew what was in may be in them, and I in them.

HEB. 4:12. For the word of God 8: 14. Though I bear record of is quick and powerful, is a discernmyself, yet my record is true : for I er of the thoughts and intents of know whence I came, and whither the heart ; neither is there any I go: but ye cannot tell whence I creature, that is not manifest in his come, and whither I go.

sight; but all things are naked and 18: 37. To this end was I born, opened unto the eyes of him, with and for this cause came I into the whom we have to do. Seeing, then, world, that I should bear witness tbat we have a great high priest,


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