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Rom..T. 1. Being justified by faith, we have peace with God, through our Lord Jesus Christ.
Ver. 9. Being justified by his blood, we shall be saved from wrath to come. Ver. 16, 17, 18, 19.
viii. 1. There is no condemnation to them that are in Christ Jesus,'
1 Cor; vi. 11. Ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jems'.
Gal. ii. 16. A man is justified by the faith of Jesus Christ.
iii. 8. God would justify the heathen through faith. Ver. 24, Ch. v. 4.
XIII. Sanctification through Christ. I Cor. i. 2. To them that are sanctified in Christ Jesus.
Ver. 30. Christ Jesus, of/God, is made unto us, wisdom and righ. teousness, and sanctification, and redemption.
vi. 11. Ye are sanctified in the name of the Lord Jesus.
Eph. v. 25. Christ loved the church and gave himself for it, that he might sanctify and cleanse it. Ver. 27. J
Tit. iii. 5. Not by works of righteousness, which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regene^ ration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost.
Heb. ii. 11. He that sanctifieth, and they who are sanctified, are all of one.
x. 10. We are sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus.
Ver. 14. By one offering he hath perfected for ever, them that are sanctified. Ver. 29. ... i
Heb. xiii. 12. Jesus that he might sanctify the people with his. own blood, suffered without the gate.
XIV. Christ is called life to his people. John i. 4. In him was life, and the life was the light of men.
v. 26. As the Father hath' life in himself, so hath he given to theSon to have life in himself.
vi. 68. Thou bast the words of eternal life.
xi. 25. I am the resurrection, and the life. xiv. 6. I am the way, the truth and the life. Acts iii. 15. The Prince of life.
I John i. 1. Our hands have handled of the word of life.
Ver. 2. For the life was -manifested, ahd we have seen it, and bear witness, and shew unto you, that eternal life which was with the Fa. ther and was manifested unto us.
v. 12. He that hath the Son hath life, he that hath not the Son hath not life. ,'
Ver. 20. This is the true God, and eternal life.
XV. Eternal life, isfrom and by Christ. John iv. 16. Whosoever shall drink of the water that I shall give him, shall never thirst.
John vi. 27. Labour not for the meat that perisheth, but for that meat which endureth to everlasting life, which the Son of man shall give unto you. Ver. 33.
vi. 48. 1 am the bread of life. Ver 53.
Ver. 51. I am the living bread, which came down from heaven, if any man eat of this bread he sh?ll live for ever.
John vi. 57. He that eateth me, even he shall live by me.
viii. 12. He that followeth me shall have the light of life. x. 10. I am come that ye might have life.
Ver. 28.1 give unto them eternal life, neither shall any pluck them out of my hand.
xiv. 19. Because I live, ye shall live also.
Rom. v. 17. They which receive abundance of grace, and of the gift of righteousness, shall reign in life by Jesus Christ.
Ver. 21. As sin reigned unto death, even so might grace reign through righteousness unto eternal life by Jesus Christ.
Col. iii. 4. When Christ who is our life shall appear, then shall ye appear with him in glory. 4
1 Thess. v. 10. Christ died for us, that whether we wake or sleep we should live together with him.
2 Tim. i. 10. Christ hath brought life and immortality to light by the gospel.
1 John iv. 9. God sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him.
XVI. Eternal life is the gift of God through him. Rom. vi. 23. The wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life through JesuT Christ our Lord. Ch. v. 18. Rev. xxii. 17. <
1 Pet, iii. 7. Heirs of the grace of life.
Tit. i. 2. In hope of eternal life, which God that cannot lie, pro. Olised before the world began.
1 Pet. i. 3. God hath begotten us to a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
1 John ii. 25. This is the promise that he hath promised us, even eternal life. 1 John ii. 25. 2 Tim. i. 1.
v. 11. This is the reward that God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. Rom- y. 17, 21.
XVII. Benefits from Christ against sin, by way of extract from- the
foregoing and following sections.
Isa. liii. 5. He was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities, the chastisement of our peace was upon him. and with his stripes we are healed.
Ver. 6. The Lord laid on him the iniquity of u« all.
Ver. 10. Thou wilt make his soul an offering for" sin,
Ver. 12. He bare the sin of many.
Zech. xiii. 1. There shall be a fountain opened to the house of David and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, for sin and for uncleanness. Matt. i. 21. He shall save his people from their sins.
ix. 6. The Son of man hath power on earth to forgive sins. Ver. 2. xxvi. 28. My blood is shed for the remission of sins.
Luke xxiv. 46. Thus it behoved Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead the third day. .
Ver. 47. That repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name- Ch. i. 77.
John i. 29. The Lamb of God that taketh away the sins of the world.
Acts ii. 38. Repent and be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins.
Acts v. 31. Him hath God exalted with his right hand, tote a prince and a Saviour, to give repentance to Israel and forgiveness of sins.
x. 43. Whosoever believeth in him shall receive remission of sins, xiii. 38. Through this man is preached unto you the forgivsness of sins.
xxx. 26. God sent him to bless you in turning you from your iniquities.
Rom. iii. 25. To declare his righteousness for the remission of sins.
v. 9. Being justified by his blood, we shall be saved from wrath through him.
. vi. 10. He died unto sin once.
viii. 3. He condemned sin in the flesh.
1 Cor. xv. 3. Christ died for our sins.
Ver. 57. God giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.
2 Cor. v. 21. He made him to be sin for us.
Gal. i. 4. He gave himself for our sins. „
Eph. i. 7. In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sin. Col. i. 14.
iv. 32. As God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you.
Col. iii. 23. As Christ forgave you, so do ye.
1 Tim. i. 15. Jesus Christ came to save sinners.
Heb. i. 3. He purged our sins by his own blood. Heb. ix. 22.
ii . 14. He took part of flesh and blood, that through death, he might destroy him that had the power of death.
ix. 26. He appeared to put away sin by the sacrifice of himself. Ver. 28. Christ was once offered to bear the sins of many.
x. 14. By one offering he hath perfected for ever them that are sanctified.
I Pet ii. 2*. Who bare our sins in his own body on the treeiii. 18. Christ suffered for sins.
I John i. 7. The blood of Christ cleanseth from all sin. Ver. 9.
ii. 1. If any man sin we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.
Ver. 2. He is the propitiation for our sins—for the sins of the whole world.
Ver. 12. Your sins are forgiven you for his name's sake.
iii. 5. He was manifested to take away our sins.
Ver. 8. That he might destroy the works of the devil.
Rev. i. 5. Unto him that loved us and washed us from our sins in his own blood, and hath made us kings and priests unto God and hit Father, to him be glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.
XVIII. Christ's love to his pro/ile. John xiii. 3. having loved his own which were in the world, he loved them unto the end.
Ver. 34. A new commandment I gave unto you, that ye love one another as I loved you.
xv. 9. As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you.
V.om. viii. 37. We are more than conquerors, through hint that loved us.
Eph. v. ii. Christ hath loved us and given himself for us.
Rev. i. 5. Unto hini that loved us and washed us from our sins in his own blood.
Ver. 6. And hath made us kings and priests unto God and his Father, he glory and dominion for ever.
iii. 9. I will make them to know that I have loved thee. See Ps xlv. 11. Prov. viii. 31. Song. ii. 4, 6.—iv. 9.—vii. 10.
Christ'* care of his fieoftle. Jsa. xl. 11. He shall feed his flock like a shepherd, he shall gather the lambs with his arm, and gently lead. those that are with young. See Ch. xlix. 10. Ezek. xxxiv. 23.
Matt. xxiii. 37, How often would I have gathered thy children at> :i hen gathoreth her chickens under her wings. Isa. xlii. 3. Eph. v. 29.
Christ's presence with his fieople. Matt. xviii. 20. Where two or three are gathered together in thy name, there am I in the midst of them.
xxviii. 20. I am with you alway unto the end of the world.
John xiv. 18. I will not leave you comfortless, I will come to you.
Ver. 21. He that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and manifest myself to him.
Ver. 23. My Father will love him, and we will come to him.
Acts xviii. 10. I am with thee, and no man shall set on thee to hurt thee. Ch. xxiii. 11.2 Tim. iv. IT.
1 John i. 3. Our fellowship is with the Father and with the Son.
Rev. ii. 1. He walketh in the midst of the golden candlesticks.
iii. 20. Behold I stand at the door, and knock; if any man hear my voice and open the door, I will come in to him, and sup with him, and he with me."
XX. Christ's excellencies and benefits briefly exfiretsed. Eph. i. 3. God the Father hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in Christ.
Ver. 23. The fulness of him that filleth all in all.
iii. 8. The unsearchable riches of Christ.
Ver. 19. Being filled with all the fulness of'God.
iv. 13. A perfect man, the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ. Ver. 7. The measure of the gift of Christ.
Col. i. 19. It pleased the Father, that in him should all fulness dwell.
Ver. 20. And by him to reconcile all things to himself-
XXI. Titles ;riven to Christ, taken from the highest, most honourable and useful offices among men, as prophet, priest, king, denoting his benefits to mankind against sin, and his dignity above all
XXII. C/irist's prophetic office mas carried on by his Spirit, speakmg in the prophets of old. 1 Pet. i. 10. Of which salvation (by Christ) die prophets have enquired and searched diligently, who prophesied of the grace that should come unto you.
Ver. 11. Searching what, or what manner of time the Spirit of Christ which was in them did signify, when it testified beforehand the sufferings of Christ, and the glory that should follow.
Ver. \2. Unto whom it was revealed^ that not unto themselves, but unto us they did fninister the things which are now repotted uiv to you by them that have preached the gospel unto you, with the Holy Ghost sent down from heaven, which things the angels desire to look into.
1 Pet. iii. 19. By which (Spirit) Christ preached unto the spirits in prison.
Ver. 20. In the days of Noe, while the Ark was preparing.
2 Pet. L 21. Prophecy came not in old time, by the will of men, but holy men of God spake as they were moved by th* Holy Ghost. 2 Tim. iii. 16.
XXIII. Christ's firo/ihrtic office thus foretold by the prophets. Deut. xviii. 18. The Lord said, I will raise them, up a prophet fi om among their brethren, like unto thee* and will put my words in his mouth, and he shall speak unto them all that I shall command him.
Ps. X1..9, I have preached righteousness, I have not refrained my lips. Ver. 10.
• Isa. ix. 2. The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light
Ver. 6. Unto us a child is born, his name shall be called Counsellor.
xlli. 1. I have put my Spirit upon him, he shall bring forth judgment to the Gentiles. .''
Ver. 3. He shall bring forth judgment unto truth.
Ver. 6. I will give thee for a light to the Gentiles.
Ver. 7. To open the blind eyes, to bring out the prisoners from the prison, and them that sit in darkness from the prison house. Ch. xlix. 9, 10. . .
xlix. 5. The Lord formed me from the womb to be his servant, to bring Jacob again to him. Ver. I, 2, 3, 6.
li. 4. I will make my judgment to rest, for a light to the peopln, Ver. 5. The Isles shall Wait upon me.
Ver. 16. I have put my words in thy mouth.
lii. 7. How beautiful are the feet of him that publisheth peace. that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth salvation. Ver. 10* Luko iv. 18.
liv. 13. All thy children shall.be taught of the Ixird,
lv. 4. I have given him &r a witness to the people.
llx. 21. My Spirit that is upon thee, mid my words which I have put in thy mouth, shall not depart out of thy mouth, nor out of the mouth of thy seed.'
lx. 2. The Lord shall arise! upon thee and his glory shall be seen upon thee.
Ver. 3. The Gentiles shall come to thy light.
Ver. 19. The Lord shall be thine everlasting light. .. ,
lxi. I. The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, liecause he hath anointed me to preach good tidings to the meek.
Mai. iii. 1. The Lord whom ye seek shall come to his temple, even the messengerof the covenant.
iv. 2. Unto you that fear my name, shall the Son of righteousness arise with healing under his wings. Rev. xxii. 16. The bright and . morning star.
XXIV. Christ gave the following account of his prophetic office.