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self, so hath he given to the Son to have sin is death ; but the gift of God is eternal life in himself.
life, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Ch. vi. 68. Thou hast the words of eternal v. 18. Rev. xxii. 17. life.
1 Pet. iii. 7. Heirs of the grace of life. xi. 25. I am the resurrection, and the life. Tit. i. 2. In hope of eternal life, which xiv. 6. I am the way, the truth, and the God, that cannot lie, promised before the life.
world began. Acts iïi. 15. The Prince of life.
1 Pet. i. 3. God hath begotten us to a 1 John i. 1, 2. Our hands have handled lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus of the word of life. For the life was ma- Christ. nifested, and we have seen it, and bear 1 John ii. 25. - This is the promise that witness, and shew unto you that eternal he hath promised us, even eternal life. 1 life which was with the Father, and was John ii. 25. 2 Tim. i. 1. manifested unto us.
v. 11. This is the record, that God v. 12. He that hath the Son hath life: hath given to us eternal life; and this life he that hath not the Son, hath not life.- is in his Son. Rom. v. 17. 21. Ver. 20. This is the true God, and eternal life.
XVII. Benefits from Christ against
sin, by way of extract from the foregoing XV. Eternal life is from and by Christ. and following sections. Isa. liii. 5. He John iv. 16. Whosoever shall drink of the was wounded for our transgressions, he water that I shall give him, shall never was bruised for our iniquities, the chasthirst.
tisement of our peace was upon him, and vi. 27. Labour not for the meat that with his stripes we are healed.—Ver. 6. perisheth, but for that meat which en- The Lord laid on him the iniquity of us dureth to everlasting life, which the Son all.-Ver. 10. Thou wilt make his soul of man shall give unto you. Ver. 33. an offering for sin.-Ver. 12. He bare
vi. 48. I am the bread of life.—Ver. the sin of many. 51. I am the living bread which came Zech. xiii. 1. There shall be a fountain down from heaven: if any man cat of opened to the house of David, and to the this bread he shall live for ever.-Ver. 57. inhabitants of Jerusalem, for sin and for He that eateth me, even he shall live by uncleanness. me.
Matt. i. 21. He shall save his people viii. 12. He that followeth me shall from their sins. have the light of life.
ix. 6. The Son of man hath power on x. 10. I am come that ye might have carth to forgive sins. Ver. 2. life.-Ver. 28. give unto them eternal xxvi. 28. My blood is shed for the relife, neither shall any pluck them out of mission of sins.
Luke xxiv. 46, 47. Thus it behoved xiv. 19. Because I live, ye shall live also. Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead
Rom. v. 17. They will receive abun- the third day: That repentance and redance of grace, and of the gift of right- mission of sins should be preached in his eousness shall reign in life by Jesus Christ. name. Ch. i. 77.
- Ver. 21. As sin reigned unto death, John i. 29. The Lamb of God, that even so might grace reign through righ- taketh away the sin of the world. teousness unto eternal life by Jesus Christ. Acts ii. 38. Repent, and be baptized in
Col. iii. 4. When Christ, who is our the name of Jesus Christ, for the remis- life, shall appear, then shall ye appear sion of sins. with him in glory.
v. 31. Him hath God exalted with his 1 Thess, v. 10. Christ died for us, that right hand to be a Prince and a Saviour, whether we wake or sleep we should live for to give repentance to Israel, and for. together with him.
giveness of sins. 2 Tim. i. 10. Christ hath brought life x. 43. Whosoever believeth in him shall and immortality to light by the gospel. receive remission of sins.
1 John iv. 9. God sent his only be- xiii. 38. Through this man is preached gotten Son into the world, that we might unto you the forgiveness of sins. live through him.
xxx. 26. God sent him to bless you, in
turning you from your iniquities. XVI. Eternal life is the gift of God, Rom. iii. 25. mo declare his righteousthrough him. Rom. vi. 23. The wages of ness for the remission of sins.
Rom. v. 9. Being justified by his blood, Rom. viii. 37. We are more than con. we shall be saved from wrath through him. querors, through him that loved us. vi. 10. He died unto sin once.
Eph. v. 2. Christ hath loved us, and viii. 3. He condemned sin in the flesh. hath given himself for us.Ver. 25. 1 Cor. xv. 3. Christ died for our sins. Christ loved the church, and gave him
Ver. 57. God giveth us the victory self for it. through our Lord Jesus Christ.
Rev. i. 5, 6. Unto him that loved us, 2 Cor. v. 21. He made him to be sin and washed us from our sins in his own
blood, fand hath made us kings and Gal. i. 4. He gave himself for our priests unto God and his Father, be glory sins.
and dominion for ever. Eph. i. 7. In whom we have redemp- iii. 9. I will make them to know that I tion through his blood, the forgiveness of have loved thee. See Ps. xlv. 11. Prov. sins. Col. i. 14.
viii. 31. Song ii. 4. 6.-iv. 9.-vii. 10. iv. 32. As God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you.
XIX. Christ's care of his people. Isa. Col. iii. 23. As Christ forgave you, so xl. 11. He shall feed his flock like a
shepherd, he shall gather the lambs with Tim. i. 15. Jesus Christ came to save his arm, and gently lead those that are sinners.
with young. See Ch. xlix. 10. Ezek. Heb. i. 3. He purged our sins by his xxxiv. 23. own blood. Heb. ix. 22.
Matt. xxiii. 37. How often would I ii. 14. He took part of flesh and blood, have gathered thy children as a hen that through death he might destroy him gathereth her chickens under her wings. that had the power of death.
Isa. xlii. 3. Eph. v. 29. ix. 26. He appeared to put away sin His presence with his people. Matt. by the sacrifice of himself.—Ver. 28. xviii. 20., Where two or three are gaChrist was once offered to bear the sins of thered together in my name, there am I many.
in the midst of them. x. 14. By one offering he hath per- xxviii. 20. I am with you alway unto fected for ever them that are sanctified. the end of the world.
1 Pet. ii. 24. Who bare our sins in his John xiv. 18. I will not leave you com. own body on the tree.
fortless, I will come to you. üi. 18. Christ suffered for sins.
Ver. 21. He that loveth me shall be 1 John i. 7. The blood of Christ loved of my Father, and I will love him, cleanseth from all sin. Ver. 9.
and manifest myself to him.-Ver. 23. ii. 1, 2. If any man sin, we have an My Father will love him, and we will advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ come to him. the righteous. He is the propitiation Acts xviii, 10. I am with thee, and no for our sins-for the sins of the whole man shall set on thee to hurt thee. Ch. world.- Ver. 12. Your sins are forgiven xxiii. 11. 2 Tim. iv. 17. you for his name's sake.
1 John i. 3. Our fellowship is with the iii. 5. He was manifested to take away Father, and with the Son. our sins.—Ver. 8. That he might destroy Rev. ii. 1. He walketh in the midst of the works of the devil.
the golden candlesticks. Rev. i. 5. Unto him that loved us, and iii. 20. Behold, I stand at the door and washed us from our sins in his own knock; if any man hear my voice, and blood, and hath made us kings and open the door, I will come in to him, and priests unto God and his Father, to him sup with him, and he with me. be glory and dominion, for ever and ever. Amen.
XX. Christ's excellencies and benefits
briefly expressed. Eph. i. 3. God the XVIII. Christ's love to his people. Father hath blessed us with all spiritual John xiii. 3. Having loved his own blessings in Christ.–Ver. 23. The fulwhich were in the world, he loved them ness of him that filleth all in all. unto the end.—Ver. 34. A new com. iii. 8. The unscarchable riches of Christ. mandment I give unto you, That ye love Ver. 19. Being filled with all the fulone another, as I loved
ness of God. xv. 9. As the Father hath loved me, iv. 13. A perfect man, the measure so have I loved you.
of the stature of the fulness of Christ.
-Ver. 7. The measure of the gift of | I will give thee for a light to the Gentiles; Christ.
to open the blind eyes, to bring out the Col. i. 19, 20. It pleased the Father, prisoners from the prison, and them that that in him should all fulness dwell; and sit in darkness from the prison-house. by him to reconcile all things to himself. Ch. xlix. 9, 10. ii. 10. Ye are complete in him.
Isa. xlix. 5. The Lord formed me from iii. 11. Christ is all and in all.
the womb to be his servant, to bring
Jacob again to him. Ver. 1, 2, 3. 6. XXI. Titles given to Christ, laken from li. 4, 5. I will make my judgment to the highest, most honourable and useful rest for a light of the people. The isleg offices among men: As, Prophet, Priest, shall wait upon mc.- Ver. 16. I have King, denoting his benefits to mankind put my words in thy mouth. against sin, and his dignity above all on lii. 7. How beautiful are the feet of earth.
him that publisheth peace, that bringeth
good tidings, that publisheth salvation ! XXII. Christ's prophetic office was car. Ver. 10. Luke iv. 18. ried on by his Spirit, speaking in the pro- liv. 13. All thy children shall be phets of old. 1 Pet. i. 10–12. Of which taught of the Lord. salvation (by Christ] the prophets have lv. 4. I have given him for a witness to inquired, and searched diligently, who the people. prophesied of the grace that should come lix. 21. My Spirit that is upon thee, unto you: Searching what, or what man. and my words which I have put in thy ner of time the Spirit of Christ which mouth, shall not depart out of thy mouth, was in them did signify, when it testified nor out of the mouth of thy seed. beforehand the sufferings of Christ, and 1x. 2,3. The Lord shall arise upon thec, the glory that should follow. Unto whom and his glory shall be seen upon thee. The it was revealed, that not unto themselves, Gentiles shall come to thy light.-Ver. 19. but unto us, they did minister the things The Lord shall be thine everlasting light. which are now reported unto you by them lxi. 1. The Spirit of the Lord God is that have preached the gospel unto you, upon me; because he hath anointed me with the Holy Ghost sent down from to preach good tidings to the meek. heaven; which things the angels desire Mal. iii. 1. The Lord whom ye seek to look into.
shall come to his temple, even the mes. iii. 19, 20. By which (Spirit] Christ senger of the covenant. prepared unto the spirits in prison; in iv. 2. Unto you that fear my name, the days of Noe, while the ark was shall the Sun of righteousness arise with preparing:
healing on his wings. Rev. xxii. 16. 2 Pet. i. 21. Prophecy came not in The bright and morning star. old time by the will of man; but holy men of God spake as they were moved XXIV. Christ gave the following acby the Holy Ghost. 2 Tim. iii. 16. count of his prophetic office. Matt. xi. 27.
Neither knowcth any man the Father XXIII. Christ's prophetic office thus save the Son, and he to whom the Son foretold by the prophets. Deut. xviii. 18. will reveal him. The Lord said, I will raise them up a Luke iv. 43. I must preach, for thereprophet from among their brethren, like fore am I sent. See Christ's sermon, unto thee, and will put my words in his Matt. 5th, 6th, and 7th chapters; and mouth, and he shall speak unto them all many other places, as Luke vi. 20. that I shall command him.
John i. 1. In the beginning was the Ps. xl. 9. I have preached righteous. Word. ness; I have not refrained my lips. iii. 34. He whom God sent speaketh Ver. 10.
the words of God. Isa. ix. 2. The people that walked in vii. 16. My doctrine is not mine, but darkness have seen a great light.
his that sent me. Ver. 6. Unto us a child is born; his viii. 26. He that sent me is true ; and name shall be called Counsellor.
I speak to the world those things which xlii. 1. I have put my Spirit upon I have heard of him.-Ver. 28. As the him; he shall bring forth judgment to Father hath taught me I speak.–Ver. the Gentiles.- Ver. 3. He shall bring 38. I speak that which I have seen with forth judgment unto truth.Ver. 6, 7. my Father.
John xii. 50. Even as the Father said Heb. x. 5. Sacrifice and offering thou unto me, so I spcak.
wouldst not, but a body hast thou prexiv. 24. The word which ye hear is pared me. Ver. 8. not mine, but his that sent me.
Ver. 12. But this man, after he had xv. 15. All things that I have heard of offered one sacrifice for sins, for ever sat my Father I have made known unto you. down on the right hand of God.
xvii. 6. Father, I have manifested thy Ver. 14. By one offering he hath pername unto them.-Ver. 8. I have given fected for ever them that are sanctified. unto them the words which thou gavest me.-Ver. 26. I have declared thy name, XXVIII. Christ was given and deli. and will declare.
vered: the design thereof. John iii. 16. Heb. ii. 3. Salvation began to be God so loved the world, that he gave his spoken by the Lord.
only begotten Son, that whosoever he. Rev. i. 1. The revelation of Jesus Christ, lieveth in him should not perish, but have which God gave unto him.
1 John iv. 9. God sent his only begotXXV. Hence Christ is called the light ten Son into the world, that we might live of the world. John i. 5. The light shineth through him. Acts ii. 23. Rom. iv. 25. in darkness.Ver. 9. The true light, that viii. 32. lighteth every man. iii. 19. Light is come into the world. XXIX. Christ gave himself, and for
viii. 12. Jesus said, I am the light of what end. Gal. i. 3, 4. The Lord Jesus the world. Ch. ix. 5.-xii. 35. 46. Christ gave himself for our sins, that he
might deliver us from the present evil world. XXVI. Christ a priest. Ps. cx. 4. The Tit. ii. 14. He gave himself, that he Lord hath sworn, and will not repent, might redeem us from all iniquity, and Thou art a priest for ever after the order of purify unto himself a peculiar people, Melchizedek. See Heb. i. 13.-vii. 15. 17. zealous of good works.
xl. 6, 7. Sacrifice and offering thou Gal. ii. 20. The Son of God, who loved wouldst not-Lo, I come: in the volume me, and gave himself for me. of the book it is written of me.
Eph. v. Christ hath loved us, and Zech. vi. 13. He shall be a priest upon given himself for us, an offering and a his throne.
sacrifice to God, &c.—Ver. 25. The Son of Heb. vii. 13. Made like the Son of God, God loved the church, and gave himself for abideth a priest continually. Ver. 12. it, that he might sanctify and cleanse it.
Ver. 16. 28. After the power of an end. 1 Tim. ii. 6. Who gave himself a ran. less life, consecrated for evermore.
som for all. viii. 1. We have an high priest, who John x. 15. I lay down my life for the is set on the right hand of the throne of sheep. Ver. 17. See Matt. xx. 28. John the Majesty in the heavens.
x. 11.-X. 13. 1 John iii. 16. ix. 11. "Christ being come, an high priest of good things to come.
XXX. Christ suffered : the end thereof. Ver. 24. He entered into heaven itself, Heb. xiii. 12. Jesus, that he might sancto appear in the presence of God for us. tify the people with his own blood, suf. 1 John ii. 1.
fered without the gate.
1 Pet. ii. 18. Christ hath once suffered XXVII. His offering himself a sacri- for sins, that he might bring us unto God. fice. 1 Cor. v. 7. Christ our passover is Ch. ii. 21. Suffered for us. See Isa. liii. 4, sacrificed for us.
Eph. v. 2. Christ hath loved us, and hath given himself for us, an offering and XXXI. Christ suffered: the efficacy a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling thereof. Rom. v. 6. When we were with
out strength, Christ died for the ungodly. Heb. viii. 3. It is of necessity that this - Ver. 8. While we were yet sinners, man have somewhat to offer.
Christ died for us.-Ver. 10. We were reix. 14. He offered himself without spot conciled to God by the death of his Son. to God.
vi. 10. He died for our sins. John X. ix. 26. Once in the end of the world 11. He
his life for the sheep. hath he appeared, to put away sin by the viii. 34. Who is he that condemneth ? sacrifice of himself.
It is Christ that died.
1 Cor. xv. 3. I delivered unto you first Heb. xiii. 12. Jesus, that he might of all that which I also received, how that sanctify the people with his own blood, Christ died for our sins, according to the suffered without the gate. Scriptures.
1 Pet. i. 2. Elect, according to the fore2 Cor. v. 14, 15. If one died for all, knowledge of God the Father, through then were all dead. He died for all, that sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedi. they which live, should live unto him who ence and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus died for them.
Christ.- Ver. 19. Precious blood of Christ. Heb. ii. 9. That he, by the grace of 1 John i. 7. The blood of Christ cleans. God, should taste death for every man. 1 eth us from all sin. Ver. 9. Thess. v. 10. He died for us.
v. 6. This is he that came by water Ver. 14. That through death he might and blood. destroy him that had the power of death, Rev. i. 5. Unto him that loved us, and that is, the devil. Rom. xiv. 15. Heb. ix. washed us from our sins in his own blood, 15, 16.
v. 9. Thou hast redeemed us by thy XXXII. Christ's blood: the efficacy blood. thereof. Zech. ix. 11. As for thee also, vii. 14. These have washed their robes, and by the blood of thy covenant I have sent made them white in the blood of the Lamb. forth thy prisoners out of the pit wherein xii. 11. They overcame by the blood of is no water.
the Lamb. Hence the title of Lamb given xiii. 1. In that day there shall be a to Christ in Isa. liii. 7. John i. 29. 36. fountain opened to the house of David and Rev. v. 6. 8. 12, 13.-vi. 1. 16.—vii. 9, 10. to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, for sin 17.-xiii. 8.—xiv. 4. 10.-xv. 3.-xvii. 14. and for uncleanness. See Joel iii. 18. -xix. 7. 9.-xxi. 9. 14. 22, 23, 27.-xxii.
Matt. xxvi. 28. My blood, which is 1. 3. shed for the remission of sins.
Acts xx. 28. Feed the church of God, XXXIII. Christ a propitiation. Rom. which he hath purchased with his blood. iii. 25. Jesus Christ, whom God hath set
Rom. v. 9. Being justified by his blood, forth to be a propitiation through faith in we shall be saved from wrath through his blood, for the remission of sins. him. Rom. iii. 25.
1 John ii. 2. He is the propitiation for Eph. i. 7. In whom we have redemp- our sins—for the sins of the whole world. tion through his blood, the forgiveness of 1 John iv. 10. God sent his Son to be the sins. Col. i. 14.
propitiation for our sins. ii. 13. Ye are made nigh by the blood of Christ.
XXXIV. Atonement. Rom. v. 12. We Col. i. 30. Having made peace through joy in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, the blood of his cross, by him to reconcile through whom we have received the atoneall things to himself.
ment. Heb. i. 3. He purged our sins by his own blood.
XXXV. Christ styled a king having do. ix. 12. By his own blood, he entered minion. Gen. xlix. 10. The sceptre shall into the holy place, having obtained eter- not depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver nal redemption for us.-Ver. 14. How from between his feet, till Shiloh come; much more shall the blood of Christ purge and unto him shall the gathering of the your consciences from dead works, to people be. Numb. xxiv. 17. For there serve the living God.- Ver. 22. Without shall come a Star out of Jacob, and a shedding of blood is no remission. Sceptre shall rise out of Israel.
x. 19, 20. Having boldness to enter Ps. ii. 6. Yet have I set my King upon into the holiest by the blood of Jesus, by my holy hill of Zion. a new and living way, which he hath con. xlv. 6. The sceptre of thy kingdom is a secrated through the veil, that is to say, sceptre that is right. his flesh.
lxxxix. 27. I will make him my first. Ver. 29. The blood of the covenant born, higher than the kings of the earth. wherewith he was sanctified. Ch. xiii. 20. Song i. 4. The King has brought me The blood of the everlasting covenant.
into his chambers. xii. 24. Ye are come to the blood of Isa. xxxii. 1, 2. Behold a King shall sprinkling, which speaketh better things reign in righteousness: A man shall be than that of Abel.
as an hiding-place from the wind, and