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Glity of Milessiah CHIP, II, III. Design of His dcath. enith, And let all the angels of God, 8 Thou liast put all things in subjec Vorship him.

tion under his feet. For in that he 7 And of the angels le saith, Who put all in subjection under bin, he left maketh his angels spirits, and his nothing that is not put under himn. ministers a llame of fire.

But now we see not yet all things put 8 But unto the Son he saith, Thy under bim: Jurone, O God, is for ever and ever; 9 But we sec Jesus, wlio was made a sceptre of righteousness is the scep- a little lower than the angels for tlie tre of thy kingdom.

suffering of death, crowned with glory 9 Thou last loved righteousness and and honour; that be by the grace of lated iniquity; therefore God, even God should taste death for every maji. thy Gud, hath anointed thee with the 10 For it became him, for wliom are oil of glacinesg above thy fellows. all things, and by whom are all things,

10 And, Thor, Lord, in the begin- in bruging many song unto glory, to ning hust laid the foundation of the make the Captain of their salvation earth; and the lieavens are the works perfect through sufferings. of thy bands:

Il For both lie that sanctisicth and 11 They shall perish, but thou re- they who are sanctified are all of one; mainest; and they all shall wax old for wliicb cause he is not ashamed to as doth a garinent:

call them brethren, 12 And as a vesture shalt thou sold 12 Saying, I will declare thy name them up, and they shall be changed: unto my brethren; in the midst of the but thou art the same, and tly years church will I sing praises unto thee. sball not fail,

13 And again, I will put my trust in 13 But to which of the angels said him. And again, Behold, I and the he at any time, Sit on my riglıt hand, children which God hath giren me. until I nake thine enemies thy foot- 14 Forasinuch then as the children stool?

are partakers of flesh and blood, le 11 Are they not all ministering spir-j also bimself likewise took part of the ito, sent forth to minister for them same; that tirough death le might who shall be heirs of salvation ? destroy him that liath the power of CHAP. II.

death, that is, the devil; THE

HEREFORE we ought to give 15 And deliver them who wronghi

the more earnest heed to the rear of death were all their lisctime things which we bave heari, lest al subject to bondage. Any time we should let them slip. 16 For verily he took not on him the

2 l'or if the word spoken by angels nature of angels; but he took on him was stedfast, and every transgression the seed or Abraham. and disobedience received a just re- 17 Wherefore in all things it behoved compence of reward ;

him to be made like unto his brethren, 3 How shall we escape, if we neglect that he might be a merciful and faithen great salvation; which at the first ful High Priest in things pertaining to began to be spoken by the Lord, and God, io make reconciliation for the was confirmed unto us by them that sins of the people : beard him;

18 Tor in that he himself hath sur 4 God also bearing them witness, fered, being templed, he is able to suc both with signs and wonders, and cour thein that are tempted. with divers miracles, and gifts of the

CHAP. III. Holy Ghost, according to his own will? 6 For unto the angels hath he not

HEREFORE, holy brethren, WI

partakers of the heavenly call put in subjection the world to conne, ing, consider the Apostle and High whereof we speak.

Priest of our profession, Christ Jeslie 6 But one in a certain placc testificd, 2 Who wis faithful to him that apo saying, What is man, that thou art pointed him, as also Moses wuns faith. mindil of him? or the son of man, Jul in all his house. that thou visitest lim?

3 For this man was counted vorliy 7 Thou madest hin a litile lower of morc glory than Moses, inuspruch than the angels: thou crownedst him ag lic who hath builder the house haih with glory and honour, and dirst set more lionour than the liousc. u over the works of thy lands: Forevery house is huikled by sowe


Hear God to-day.

Heavenly rest man; but he that buill all things is enter into rest, is he said, As I have God.

sworn in my wrails, if they shall cale Ő And Dloseg verily was faithful in ter into my rest: although the workt all his house, as a servant, for a testi- were finished from the foundation of mony of those things which were to the world. be spoken afler;

4 For he spake in a certain place or 6 But Christ as a Son over his own the seventh day on this wise, sud house; whose louse are we, if we God did rest the screnth day from iill hold last the confidence and the re- his works. joicing of the hope firm into the end. 6 And in this place again, If they

7 Wherefore, is the lloly Gliost sball enter into my rest. saith, To-day, if ye will hear his voice, 6 Seeing therefore it remaineth that

8 llarden not your heuts, as in the soine must enter therein, and they lo provocation, in the day of temptation whom it was first preached entered in the wilderness;

not in because ol' unbeliel: 9 When your fathers tempted me, 7 (Again, he limited a certain day, foroved me, and saw iny works forty saying in David, To-day, after so long

a time; as it is sail, To-day if ye will 10 Wherefore I was grieved with hear his voice, harden not your hearts. wat generation, and said, They do 8 For is Jesus liad given them rest, always err in their beant; and they thien would be not alterwards have have not known iny ways.

spoken of another day. 11 So I sware in my wrall, They 9 There remaineth therelore a rest shall not enter into my rest.

to the people of God. 12 Take liced, brethren, lest there be 10 For be that is entered into his in any of you an evil heart of unbe. rest, he also hath ceased from his lier, in departing from the living God. own works, as God did from his.)

1:3 But cxhort one another daily, 11 Let ng labour therefore to enter while it is called To-day; lest any of into that rest, lest any man fall after you be hardened through the deceit- the erume example of unbelief. fulness cif sin.

12 Forilie word of God is quick, and 14 For we are made partakers or powerful, and sharper than any twoChrist, is we hold the beginning of edged sword, piercing even to the di. our confidence stedfast into the end ; viding agunder of soul and spirit, and

15 While it is said, Today is ye will for the joints and marrow, and is a dig. hear his voice, harden not your learts, cerner of the thoughts and intents of as in tbe provocation.

the heart. 16 For some, when they had heard, 13 Neither is therc any creature that did prorokc; howbeit not all wall is not manisest in his siglit: but all came out of Egypt by Noaeg. things nre vaked and opened unto the 17 But with whom was he grieved eyes of him with whom we have to do forty years ? nas it not with thrin 14 Seeing then that we liave a great that had simned, whose carcases sell High Priest, that is passed into the in the wilderness?

heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us 18 And to wlon sware lie that they hold filst our profession. should not enter into his rest, but to 15 For we have not a bigh priest then that believed nol?

wiiclı cannot be touched with the 19 So we see lbat they could not en- feeling of our infirmities; loue was in ter in because of umbelief.

all points tempted like as we are, yel CHAP. IV.

without sin.

ise being let us of entering into the throne of grace, that we may obhis rest, any of you should seem to tain inercy, and find grace to belp in come sliort of it

time ol' need. 2 Forunto ug was the gospel preach

CHAP. V. ed, as well as unto them: but he

POR every high priest, taken from worul preached did not profit them, among inen, is ordained for meu not being mixed with faith in then in things pertaining to God, that l. that heard it.

may offer botlı gilts and sacrifices fu 3 For we which liare believcu dolsius :


Priesthood of Christ.

CHAP VI. Danger of the superficial, 2 Who can have compassion on the, were once enlightened,and have tastel ignorant, and on lben that are out of of the heavenly gift, and were inalle the way; for that ne himself also is partakers of the Holy Ghost, compassed with infirinity.

5 And have tasted the good word of 3 And by reason hereot' he ought as God, and the power of the world to for the people, so also for himself, to come, oller for sins.

6 If they shall fall away, to renew 4 And no man taketl this honour un- them again uuto repentanco; seeing to himsell, but he that is called or they crucily to themselves the Son of God, as 10/18 Aaron.

God alresli, and put him to an open So also Christ glorified not hiinsell shame. to be made a high priest; but he that 7 For the earth, which drirketh in said unto him, Thou art my Son, to the rain that cometh ost upon it, and day have I begotten thee.

bringeth forth berbs meet for them by 6 As le saitli also in another place, whom it is dressed, recciretli blessing Thou art a priest for ever, aller le from God: order of Melchisedec.

8 But that which beareth thorns and 7 IVho in the days of his flesh, when briers is rejected, and is nigli uuto he had otered up prayers and suppli- cursing; whose end is to be burned. cations, with strong crying and tears, 9 But, beloved, we are persuaded into him that was able to save bim better things of you, and things that from death, and was heard in that he accompany salvation, thouglı we dus feared :

speak. 8 Though he were a Son, yet learn- 10 For God is not unrighteous, to forAj le obedience by the things which get your work and labour of love, he sullered ;

which ye bave slowed toward his y And being inade perfect, lie became name, in that ye bave ministered to the author of eternal salvation unto the saints, and do minister. Hll then that obey lion ;

11 And we desire that every one or 10 Called of God a high priest, after you do show the same diligence t') the order of Nielchisedec.

llie full assuriuice of hope unto the 11 Of whom we have inany things to end: say, and hard to be uttered, seeing yc 12 That ye be not slothful, but fol are dull of hearing

lowers of them who through faith and 12 F'or when for the time ye ouglıl to patience inlierit the promises. be teachers, ye have nicell that one 13 For when God nade proinise to teach you again whicle be the first Abraban, because he could swcar by principles of the oracles of God; and no greater, he swarc by himsell. are become such as have need of milk, 14 Saying, Surely blessung I will bless and not of strong meato

thee, and multiplying I will multiply 13 For every one that useth milk is thee. uskilful in the word of righteousness; 15 And so, aller le bad patienily en for he is a babe.

dured, le oblained the promise. 1. But strong meat belongeth to them 16 Formen verily' swearby the greatthat are offull age, even those who by er: and an oath for confirmation is to lelson of use have their seoses exer-them an end of ail strife. ciscu lo discern both good and evil. 17 Wherein God, wiling more abuz CIAP. VI.

dantly to show unto the heirs of proinni THEREFORE,leaving the princi ise the immutability of his couusel,

ples of the doctrine of Christ, let confirmed it by an oath; us go on unto perfection; not lay- 18 That by two immutable things, in ing again the foundation of repentance whiclı it ilmes impossible for God in from dead works, and on leithi toward lie, ive might bave a strong consoli God,

tioil, who have bed for refuge to lay 2 of the doctrine 91' baptisms, and of hold upon the hope set liefore us: laying on of hands, and of resurrec- 19 Which hope we have as an anchor fion of the dcuad, and ol' eternal judy of the soul, both sure and steuliist, and

whicb entered into that within the 3 Aud this will we do, if God perinit. veil ; $ For it is impossible for those who! 20 Whither the forerunner is for us





a lype of Christ. entered, even Jesus, maile a high priest, 15 And it is yet tur inore evideur: forever, alter the order vidielchisedec. for that after the siinilitucle of DielCHAP. VII.

chisedec there ariseth another priest, FI

OR this Melchisedec, king of Sa- 16 Wlio is made noi after the law of

lem, priest of the most high God, a carnal cominandment, but after the wlio met Abraliam returning from power of an endless life. the slaughter of the kings, and blessed 17 For he testifiet, Thou art a priest

for ever, alter the order of Melchise 2 lo wbom also Abraham gave a dec. lenth part of all; first being, by inter-| 18 For there is verily a disannuling pretation, King of rigliteousness, and of the commandment going before, for alier that also King of Salem, which the weakness and unprofitablencsa ia, King of peace;

thereor, 3 Without father, without mother, 19 For the law made nothing perfect, without desccut, having neither be but the bringing in of a betier hope ginning of days, nor end of life; but, did; by the which we draw nigh made like unto the Son of God, abideth unto God. a priest continuully,

20 and inasmuch as not willout u # Now consider how great this man oath he was m pricst: ivas, unto whom even the patriarch 21. (For those priests were made Abraliam gave the tenth of the spoils. without an vath; but thie with an

5 And yerily they that are of the song oath by him that said unto him, The of Levi, who receive the office of the Lord sware, aud will not repent, Thou priesthood, have a commandnient to art a priest for cver after the order or inke tithes of the people, according to Melchisedec :) une law, that is, of their brethren, 22 By so much was Jesus made u though they come out of the loins of surcty of a beller testament. raliain :

23 And they truly were many priests, 6 But be, whose descent is vot count, because they were not sullered to cou cd from them, received lithes of Abra-itinue by reson of death; lam, and blessed bin that had the 24 But this mun, because he contiu promises.

ueth ever, hatli an unchangeabl: 7 And williout all contradiction the priestood. less is blessed of ile better.

25. IVlcrefore lie is able also to eave 8 And here men wat die receive them to the uttermost that come unto tithes; but there be receive them, of God by him, seeing lie ever liveth to whom it is witnessed that lie liveth. makc intercession for them.

9 And, og I nay 80 say, Levi also, 26 For such a high priest became vis, who receiveth tithes, payed titles in who is lioly, harmless, undefiled, sep. Abraliam,

arate from simmers, and made higher 10 For lie was yet in the loins of his than the heavens; father when Melchiycdcc met liim, 27 Who needeth not daily, as those

IIIf therefore perlection were by the bigh priests, to oller up sacrilice, first Levitical priestlinod, (for under it the fornis own sing, and then for the pen.' people received the law,) what sur ple's : for this he did once, when be ther need l'us.there that another priest offered up limisell. should rise after the order of Melcbis- 28 For the law makell men high edec, and not be called after the order priests wbich have infirmity; but the of Awon ?

word of the oathi, which was since 12 For the priesthood being changed the law, maketh llie Son, who is cou Here is made of necessity a change sccrated for everinore. Blso of the law.

CHAP. VIIT. these things are


spoken this is the sumi: We bave wliich do man gave attendance at the auch a bigla priest, who is set on this altar.

right hand of the throne of the Na It For it is evident that our Lord jesty in the henvpns ; aprang out of Judalı; of wlich tribe 2 A minister of the sanctuary, and or Moses spake nothing concerning the true tabernacle, which the Lord priesthood

pitched, and not milli.

spoken pertainetli 10 anotbertries, NOW of the things which we have

New corenault.

CTIAP. 12.

Firss coleru. 3 For every high priest is ordained and the table, and the sbow-brvaa,

ofler gifts and sacrifices: wherefore which is called the Sanctuary. it is of necessity that this man have 3 And after the second veil, the tata somewhat also to oller.

crnacle which is called the Holiest + For if he were on earth be should of all; not be a priest, seeing that there are 4 Which had the golden censer, and priests tliat olier gists according to the ark of the covenant overlaid ile law;

round about with gold, wherein was 5 Who serve tinto the example and the golden pot tbal liad inauna, and shudow of heaveаly things, as Moses Aaron's rod that budded, and the iables was allmonislied of God when he was of the covenant ; about to make the tabernacle: for, 6 And over it the cherubims of glory See (saith bc) that thou make all shadowing the mercy-seat; of wbich Elingsaccording to the patiern showed we cannot now speak particularly. to tliee in the mount.

6 Now, when these uiings were thus 6 But now hath be obtained a more ordained, the priest went always into cxcellent ministry, by low much also the first tabernacle, accomplishing the tie is the inediator of a better cove service of God: nant, which was established upon bet-| 7 But into tie second went the bigli tur promises.

priest alone once every year, and with 7 For if that first covenant had been fout blood, which he oltered for bimfaultless, then should no place wave self, and for the errors of the people : been sought for wie second.

8 The Holy Ghost this siguifying, 8 For, linding fault with them, be that the way into the lioliest of i saith, Beliold the days come, saith the was not yet made nanitest, while as Lord, when I will make a new cove: Wie hrst tabernacle was yet standing nant with llie bouse of Israel, and 9 Which was a ligure for the time with the house of Judah:

then present, in which were offered 9 Not according to the covenant that both gifts and sacrifices, urut could not I made with their fathers in the day inake biin lbal did ide service perfect, when I took them by tlie hand to lead as pertaining io the conscience; thein out of the land of Egypt; bc-.10 Which stood only in ineats and cause they continued not in my core-drinks, and divers wasbing, and car. want, and I regarded them not, saith nal ordinances, imposed on them withe Lord.

ul the time of relorination. 10 For this is the covenant that I ll But Christ being come a lighi will make with the bouse of Israel, priest of good things to come, by a Alter those days, saith the Lord, 1 greater and more perfect tabernacle, Ti put iny laws into their mind, and not made with hands, that is to say, write thein in their learts; and I will not of this building; Un to thein a God, and they shall be 12 Neither by the blood or goats and 10 ne a people:

calves, but by his own blood, be enil And they shall not teach erery ered in once into the holy place, bar: man bis neighbour, and every man ing obtained clernal redemption for us. sis brother, saying, Know the Lord : 13 For if the blood of bulls and on for all shall know me, froin the least goals, and the aslieg ofa heiler sprinkto the greatest.

ling the unclean, sanctificui lo the 12 For 1 will be merciful to their un purifying of the flesh; righteousness, and their sins and their 11 How much more shall the blood miquities will I remember no more. of Christ, who through the elernal

13 In that be saith, A new covenant Spirit offered himself without epot te he hath made the first old. Now that God, purge your conscience from dear which decayeth and waxeu old is works to serve the living God? ready to vanish away.

15 And for this cause be is the medi. CHAP. 1X.

ator of the new testanent, that loy also ordinances of divine service, lue transgression that were under the and a worldly sanctuary.

first testament, they which are called For lliere was a tabernacle made; might receive the promise of eternal We list, wherein icas llic candlestick,'inlierilance.

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