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us an example, &c. who his own self TEOUSNESS. -- Jer. xxxiii. 15, 16. bare our sins in his own body on (or xxii. 6. to) the tree.—1 Pet. ii. 21. 24.
Seventy weeks are determined, &c. Christ also hath once suffered for to make an end of sins, &c. and to sins, the just for the unjust, &c. being bring in everlasting righteousness.put to death in the flesh, &c.—1 Pet. Dan. ix. 24. iii. 18.
Jesus came to John to be baptized, Forasmuch then as Christ hath suf- &c. Jesus said, Suffer it to be so fered for us in the flesh, arm your- now, for thus it becometh us to fulfil selves, &c.—1 Pet. iv. I.
all righteousness.—Matt. üi. 13. 15. Jesus Christ the righteous, &c. he Think not that I am come to deis the propitiation for our sins; and stroy the law or the prophets; I am not for ours only, &c. but, &c.—1 John not come to destroy, but to fulfil.-ii1, 2.
Matt. v. 17, 18. Jesus Christ, who gave himself a The Comforter will convince the ransom for all, &c.—1 Tim. ii. 5, 6. world, &c. of righteousness, because
Hereby perceive we the love of I go to my Father.—John xvi. 8. 10. God, because he laid down his life for I am not ashamed of the gospel; us.- 1 John iii. 16.
for therein is the righteousness
of God Unto him that loved us, and washed revealed.--Rom. i. 16, 17. us from our sins in his own blood. Christ is the end of the law, for Rev. i. 5.
righteousness, to every one that beThou wast slain, and hast redeemed lieveth.-Rom. x. 4. us to God by thy blood, &c.-Rev. Christ Jesus, who of God is made
unto us, &c. righteousness, &c.The Lamb slain from the founda- 1 Cor. i. 30, 31. tion of the world.- Rev. xiii. 8.
He hath made him to be sin for us, He treadeth the wine-press of the &c. that we might be made the righfierceness and wrath of Almighty God. teousness of Godin him.--2 Cor.v.21. -Rev. xix. 15.
Christ hath redeemed us from the
curse of the law, being made a curse Sect. v. He fulfilled all Righteous- for us: for it is written, Cursed is
ness of the Law; bare the Curse; every one that hangeth on a tree.took away the Hand-writing of Or- Gal. iii. 13. Deut. xxi. 23.
dinances; is our Righteousness. But now in Christ Jesus ye are I will make mention of thy righte- made nigh, &c. For he, &c. hath ousness, even of thine only.-Ps. broken down the middle wall of parlxxi. 16.
tition between us, having abolished In thy name shall they rejoice all in his flesh, the enmity, the law of the day, and in thy righteousness shall commandments contained in ordithey be exalted.-Ps. Ixxxix. 16. nances, &c.—Eph. ii. 13—15.
Surely, shall one say, In the Lord St. Paul counted all things but have I righteousness, &c. In the dung, that he might win Christ, and Lord shall all the seed of Israel be be found in him, not having his own justified, and shall glory.—Isa. xlv. righteousness, &c. but that which is 24, 25.
through the faith of Christ, the righThe servants of the Lord, and their teousness which is of God by faith. righteousness is of me, saith the Lord. Phil. iii. 8, 9. Isa. liv. 17.
Blotting out the hand-writing of I will cause the Branch of Righte- ordinances, that was against us, which ousness to grow up unto David, &c. was contrary to us; and took it out and this is the name whereby he shall of the way, nailing it to his cross.be called, THE LORD OUR Righ- Col. ii. 14.
us from our sins in his own blood. Sect. VI.
He sanctifieth us: is our Rev. j. 5. Heb. xii. 24.
These are they which came out of In that day there shall be a fountain great tribulation, and have washed opened, &c. for sin, and for unclean- their robes, and made them white in ness.-Zech. xiii. 1.
the blood of the Lamb.-Rev. vii. 14. Peter ith unto him, Thou shalt never wash
Sect. VII. He ariseth from the Dead. him, If I wash thee not, thou hast no part in me. Simon Peter saith unto I know that my Redeemer liveth, him, Lord, not my feet only, but also and that he shall stand at the latter my hands and my head.- John xiii. day upon the earth.- Job xix. 25. 8, 9.
My flesh also shall rest in hope And for their sakes I sanctify my- (or dwell confidently), for thou wilt self, that they also might be sancti- not leave my soul in hell, neither wilt fied through the truth (or truly sanc- thou suffer thine Holy One to see tified).-John xvii. 19.
corruption.-Ps. xvi. 9, 10. Acts ii. Christ Jesus, who of God is made 27. xiii. 34, 35. 37. unto us wisdom, and righteousness, Jesus said, He must go, &c. and be and sanctification, &c.-1 Cor. i. 30. killed, and be raised again the third
Ye are washed, ye are sanctified, day.-Matt. xvi. 21. xx. 19. &c. in the name of the Lord Jesus. Tell the vision to no man, until the 1 Cor. vi. 11.
Son of man be risen again from the Christ also loved the church, and dead, &c. They shall kill him, and gave himself for it: that he might the third day he shall be raised again. sanctify and cleanse it, with the wash -Matt. xvii. 9. 23. ing of water, by the word; that he The angel said, &c. He is not here; might present it to himself a glorious for he is risen, as he said, &c. The church, not having spot, or wrinkle, eleven disciples saw him, they wore or any such thing: but that he should shipped him.--Matt. xxviii. 6. 16, 17. be holy, and without blemish._Eph. Luke xxiv. 5, 6. 15.30, 31.38-40, 46. v. 25-27.
The world seeth me no more, but Both he that sanctifieth, and they ye see me: because I live, ye shall who are sanctified, are all of one, &c. live also.- John xiv. 19. -Heb. ii. 11.
Mary saw Jesus after he was risen; If the blood of bulls, &c. sancti- he saith unto her, Touch me not ; for fieth, &c. how much more shall the I am not yet ascended, &c.—John xx. blood of Christ, &c. purge ?Heb. ix. 14. 16, 17. 13, 14.
This is now the third time that We are sanctified through the of- Jesus shewed himself, &c. after that fering of the body of Jesus Christ he was risen from the dead.- John once for all, &c. For by one offer- xxi. 14. ing (or one only oblation) he hath Whom God hath raised up, having perfected for ever them that are sanc- loosed the pains of death, because it tified, &c. and hath counted the blood was not possible that he-should be of the covenant, wherewith he was holden of it, &c. This Jesus hath sanctified, an unholy thing, &C. God raised up, wliereof we all are Heb. 8. 10. 14. 29.
witnesses.-Acts ii. 24. 31, 32. Jesus also, that he might sanctify Christ, whom ye crucified, whom the people with his own blood, suf- God raised from the dead, &c. and fered without the gate, &c.--Heb, with great power gave the apostles xiii. 12.
witness of the resurrection of the Jesus, &c. that loved us, and washed Lord Jesus.-Acts iv. 10. 33.
The God of our fathers raised up weakness, yet he liveth by the power Jesus, whom ye slew, &c.--Acts v. 30. of God.-Cor. xiii. 4. Eph. i. 19,
Whom they slew, and hanged on a 20. Rom. vi. 4. tree; him God raised up the third And you, being dead, &c. hath he day, and shewed him openly, &c. unto quickened together with him, &c. witnesses chosen before of God. through the faith of the operation of Acts x. 39_41.
God, who hath raised him from the God raised him from the dead, &c. dead.Col. ii. 12, 13. And as concerning that he raised him Wait for his Son from heaven, up from the dead, now no more to whom he raised from the dead.-1 return to corruption, he said on this Thess. i. 10. wise; I will give you the sure mer Great is the mystery of godliness : cies of David, &c. He whom God God was manifest in the flesh, justiraised again, saw no corruption.-fied in the Spirit, &c.-1 Tim. iii. 16. Acts xii. 30. 33, 34. 37.
Remember that Jesus Christ of the He hath appointed a day, in the seed of David was raised from the which he will judge the world, &c. by dead, according to my gospel.--2 Tim. that man whom he hath ordained'; ii. 8. whereof he hath given assurance unto Now the God of peace, that brought all men, in that he hath raised him again from the dead our Lord Jesus, from the dead.-Acts xvii. 31. &c.—Heb. xiii. 20.
The prophets and Moses did say, Blessed be God, &c. which hath &c. that Christ should suffer, and that begotten ns again unto a lively hope he should be the first that should rise by the resurrection of Jesus, &c. who from the dead.—Acts xxvi. 22, 23. by him do believe in God that raised
Concerning his Son Jesus Christ him up from the dead, that your, &c. . our Lord, &c. declared to be the Son - 1 Pet. i. 3. 21. of God with power, &c. by the resur Christ, &c. being put to death in rection from the dead.—Rom. i. 3, 4. the flesh, but quickened by the Spirit ;
Who raised up Jesus our Lord froin by which, &c. Not the putting away the dead; who was delivered for our of the filth of the flesh, but the anoffences, and was raised again for our swer of a good conscience towards justification.-Rom. iv. 27, 25. God, by the resurrection of Jesus
Knowing that Christ, being raised Christ. --1 Pet. iii. 18. 21. from the dead, dieth no more ; death Jesus Christ, the first begotten of hath no more dominion over him. the dead. Rev. i. 5. Rom. vi. 9. And God hath both raised
Sect. VIII. the
He ascended into Hea
up Lord, and will also raise up us by
ven; is our Way to the Father; our
Advocate and Intercessor there. his own power.—1 Cor. vi. 14.
I delivered unto yon first of all that Thou hast ascended on high : thou which I also received; how that hast led captivity captive, &c.-Ps. Christ died, &c. That he rose again lxviii. 18. Eph. iv. 8. the third day, according to the scrip So then, after the Lord had spoken tures : and that he was seen of Cephas, unto them, he was received up into &c. If Christ be not risen, then is heaven, and sat on the right hand of our preaching vain, and your faith is God.--Mark xvi. 19. Luke xxiv. 51. also vain, &c. ye are yet in your sins, Simon, behold, Satan hath desired &c. But now is Christ risen from the to have you, that he might sift you dead, and become the first fruits of as wheat: but I have prayed for thee, them that slept. -1 Cor. xv. 3-5. that thy faith fail not.-Luke xxii. 14. 17. 20.
31, 32. Though he was crucified through I am the door ; by me if any man
enter in, he shall be saved, and shall heavens opened, and the Son of man, go in and out and find pasture.—John standing on the right hand of God.
Acts vii. 56. Jesus saith unto him, I am the
way, Reconciled to God by the death of and the truth, and the life; no man his Son, much more, &c. we shall be cometh unto the Father, but by me, saved by his life.-Rom. v. 10. -John xiv, 6.
Who is he that condemneth? It is It is expedient for you, that I go Christ that died, &c. who is even at away, &c. If I depart, I will send the right hand of God; who also the Comforter unto you; and when maketh intercession for us.-Rom. he is come, he will reprove the world, viii. 34. &c. of righteousness, because I go to He raised him from the dead, and my Father, &c. I came forth from the set him at his own right hand, in the Father, and am come into the world: heavenly places, &c.-Eph. i. 20. again I leave the world, and go to the But now in Christ Jesus, ye, who Father.—John xvi. 7, 8. 10. 16. 28, sometimes were far off, are made
Christ prays for his at large.- nigh, &c. Through him we both have John xvii. Ps. Ixix. 7—10.
an access by one Spirit unto the FaJesus said unto her, Touch me not, ther: now, therefore, ye are no more for I am not yet ascended to my Fa- strangers, but fellow-citizens, &c. of ther: but go to my brethren, and say the household of God.-Eph. ii. 13. unto them, I ascend unto my Father, 18, 19. and your Father; and to my God, and Jesus, our Lord: in whom we have your God.John xx. 17.
boldness and access with confidence, All that Jesus began both to do and by the faith of him.-Eph. iii. 11, 12. teach, until the day in which he was Ps. cxxxviii. 3. taken up, after that he had given Christ sitteth on the right hand of commandments to the apostles, &c. God, &c. Do all in the name of the To whom also he shewed himself Lord Jesus.-Col. iii. 1. 17. Heb. alive after his passion, &c. When he xiii. 13. 1 Pet. ii. 5, had spoken these things, while they God was manifest in the flesh, &c. beheld, he was taken up, and a cloud received up into glory.--1 Tim. received him out of their sight. And iii. 16. while they looked stedfastly toward When he had by himself purged heaven as he went up, behold, two our sins, sat down on the right hand men, &c. said, Ye men of Galilee, of the Majesty on high.--Heb. i. 3, wly stand ye gazing up into heaven ? xii. 2. This same Jesus, which is taken up Seeing then that we have a great High from you into heaven, shall, &c. - Priest, that is passed into the heaActs i. 1-3. 9-11.
vens, Jesus, the Son of God, &c. Let This Jesus, &c. being by the right us therefore come boldly unto the hand of God exalted, &c. For David throne of grace, &c.—Heb. iv. 14–16. is not ascended into the heavens : Within the veil, whither the forebut he saith himself, The Lord said runner is for us entered : even Jesus, unto my Lord, Sit thou on my right made an High Priest for ever.Heb. hand, &c. God hath made that same yi. 19, 20. Jesus, whom ye have crucified, both He is able also to save them to the Lord and Christ.-Acts ii. 32- uttermost (or for evermore) that come 34. 36.
unto God by him; seeing he ever Jesus, &c. whom the heavens must liveth to make intercession for them. receive until the times of restitution, For such an High Priest became us, &c.-Acts iii. 20, 21.
who is, &c. made higher than the heaBehold (said Stephen I see the vens.-Heb. vii. 25, 26.
We have such an High Priest, who sceptre, &c. Therefore God, even is set on the right hand of the throne thy God, hath anointed thee with the of the Majesty in the heavens.-Heb. oil, &c.-Ps. xlv. 5–7. Heb. i. 8. viii. 1.
Thou hast ascended on high, thou But Christ being become an High hast led captivity captive, thou hast Priest of good things to come, by a received gifts for men.-Ps. lxviii. greater and more perfect tabernacle, 18. Isa. liii. 12. not made with hands, &c. By his He shall judge, &c. He shall save own blood he entered in once into the children of the needy, and shall the holy place, &c. For Christ is not break in pieces the oppressor.-Ps. entered into the holy places made lxxii. 2. 4. 12–14. with hands, &c. but into heaven it Unto us a Son is given, and the self, now to appear in the presence government shall be upon his shoulof God for us.—Heb. ix. 11, 12. 24. ders, &c. Of the increase of his goEph. iv. 8.
vernment shall be no end; upon the After he had offered one sacrifice, throne of David, and upon his king&c. sat down on the right hand of dom, to order it, &c. -Isa. ix. 6,7. God, &c. Having, therefore, bre- xxxii. 1. xi. 1, &c. lv. 4. thren, boldness to enter into the ho The days come, saith the Lord, liest by the blood of Jesus, by a new that I will raise unto David a righteand living way, which he hath conse ous Branch, and a King shall reign crated (or new made) for us, &c. let and prosper, &c. in his days shall us draw near, &c.—Heb. x. 12. 19-22. Judah be saved, and Israel shall dwell
Ye are come to the heavenly Jeru- safely.Jer, xxiii. 5, 6. xxxiii. 17. salem, &c. and to Jesus the mediator Zech. vi. 12, 13. ofthe New Testament, and to the blood I will set up one shepherd over of sprinkling, which speaketh better them, and he shall feed them; even things than that of Abel.—Heb. xii. my servant David, &c. I the Lord 22. 24.
will be their God, and my servant Christ hath once suffered for sins, David a prince among them.-Ezek. the just for the unjust, that he might xxxiv. 23, 24. bring us to God, &c. Who is gone The Messiah, the Prince.Dan. into heaven, and is on the right hand ix. 25. of God.—1 Pet. iii. 18. 22.
Thou, Bethlehem, &c. out of thee If any man sin, we have an advo- shall he come forth unto me, that is cate with the Father, Jesus Christ the to be ruler in Israel.-Micah v. 2. righteous.- 1 John ïi. 1.
Rejoice greatly, 0 daughter of
Zion, &c. Behold, &c.—Zech. ix. 9. Sect. IX. He is made our King and
Jesus; he shall be great, &c. And Head, to encounter and conquer our the Lord shall give him the throne of Enemies, to rule for us, and in us.
his father David, and he shall reign THERE shall come a Star out of Ja- &c. for ever; and of his kingdom cob, and a Sceptre shall rise out of there shall be no end.—Luke i.31-33. Israel.-Numb. xxiv. 17. Gen. xlix, 10. When a strong man armed keepeth
Yet have I set my King (or mine his palace, his goods are in peace: anointed) upon my holy hill of Sion. but when a stronger than he shall I shall give thee the heathen for thine come upon him, and overcome him, inheritance, &c.-Ps. ii. 6. 8. he taketh from hiin all his armour,
Thine arrows are sharp in the &c.--Luke xi. 21, 22. heart of the king's enemies, whereby We will not have this man to reign the people fall under thee. Thy over us, &c. Those, mine enemies, throne, O God, is for ever and ever; &c. bring hither, and slay them, &c. the sceptre of thy kingdom is a right -Luke xix. 14. 27.