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praise and honour and glory at they Jesus Christ :
8 ? Whom having not seen, ye love ; "in though now ye see him not, yet believing joice with joy unspeakable and full of g
9 Receiving b the end of your faith, salvation of
souls. 10 Of which salvation the prophet quired and searched diligently, who of the grace that should come unto yo
11 Searching what, or what mani the Spirit of Christ which was i signify, when it testified beforehan ferings of Christ, and the glory follow.
that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ;
14 As obedient children, 'not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts Pin your ignorance :
15 But as he which hath 9 called you is holy, so be ye "holy in all manner of conversation ;
16 Because it is written, $ Be ye holy; for I am holy.
17 And if ye call on the Father, who 'without. respect of persons judgeth according to every man's work, "pass the time of your sojourning here in fear :
sary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour. See on LUKE, xxi. 34.
m HEB. X. 35: Cast not away therefore your confidence, which hath great recompence of reward.
n Luke, xvii. 30 : Even thus shall it be in the day when the Son of man is revealed. 1 Cor. i. 7: So that ye come behind in no gift; waiting for the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. 2 Thes. i. 7: And to you who are troubled rest with us, when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with his mighty angels.
• 1 Pet. iv. 2: That he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God. See on Rom. xii. 2.
P Acts, xvii. 30 : The times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men every where to repent. 1 Thes. iv. 5 : Not in the lust of concupiscence, even as the Gentiles which know not God.
9 See on GAL. V. 8.
Luke, i. 74, 75: That he would grant unto us, that we being delivered out of the hand of our enemies might serve him without fear, in holiness and righteousness before him, all the days of our life. See on 1 Thes. iv. 3, 4, 7.
See on 1 Thes. iv, 7.
u 2 Cor. vii. 1: Let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God. Phi. ii. 12: Work out your own salvation with fear and trembling. Heb. xii. 28 : We receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved, let us have grace, whereby we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear.
18 Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your *vain conversation received by tradition from your fathers ;
19 But with the precious blood of Christ, ” as of a lamb without blemish and without spot :
20 - Who verily was foreordained 8 b before the foundation of the world, but was manifest in these e last times for you,
21 Who by him do believe in God, that draised
8 foreknown. Ham. Whit. Pu.
"John, xiv. 16: _They are not of the world, even as I am not of the world. Phi. 11. 20: Our conversation [citizenship] is in heaven. See on 2 Cor. v. 6.
w See on Acts, xx. 28.
* EZEK. xx. 18: I said unto their children in the wilderness, Walk ye not in the statutes of your fathers, neither observe their judgments, nor defile yourselves with their idols. See on 1 Cor. vi. 11.
y See on Acts, xx. 28.
2 Exod. xii. 5 : Your lamb shall be without blemish. ISA. liii. 7: He was oppressed, and he was afflicted, yet he opened not his mouth : he is brought as a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before her shearers is dumb, so he openeth not his mouth. John, i. 29, 36: John seeth Jesus coming unto him, and saith, Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world. And looking upon Jesus as he walked, he saith, Behold the Lamb of God! 1 Cor. v. 7: Christ our Passover is sacrificed for us. Rev. vii. 14: These are they which came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.
a Rom. iii. 25 : Whom God hath set forth to be a propitiation through faith in his blood.
6 Eph. iii. 9: And to make all men see what is the fellowship of the mystery, which from the beginning of the world hath been hidin God, who created all things by Jesus Christ. Tit. i. 3: But hath in due times manifested his word through preaching, which is committed unto me according to the commandment of God our Saviour. See on 1 Tim. i.9, 10.
e HEB. ix. 26: For then must he often have suffered since the foundation of the world : but now once in the end of the world hath he appeared to put away sin by the sacrifice of himself. See on MARK, i. 15.
a See on Acts, ii. 24.
him up from the dead, and gave him glory; that your faith and hope might be in Gød.
22 Seeing ye have purified your souls in s obeying the truth through the Spirit unto unfeigned i love of the brethren, see that ye another with a pure heart fervently :
23 Being k born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which liveth and abideth for ever.
24 For 9 wall flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of
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e Acts, ii. 33 : Therefore being by the right hand of God exalted, and having received of the Father the promise of the Holy Ghost, he hath shed forth this, which ye now see and hear. do. iii. 13 : The God of Abraham, and of Isaac, and of Jacob, the God of our fathers, hath glorified his Son Jesus; whom ye delivered up, and denied him in the presence of Pilate, when he was determined to let him go. Heb.ii. 9 : But we see Jesus, who was made a little lower than the angels for the suffering of death, crowned with glory and honour; that he by the grace of God should taste death for every man. See on MAT. xxiv. 44 ; and xxviii. 18.
"Acts, xv. 9: And put no difference between us and them, purifying their hearts by faith.
8 JOHN, xvii. 17, 19: Sanctify them through thy truth : thy word is truth. And for their sakes I sanctify myself, that they also might be sanctified through the truth.
5 John, xv. 4: As the branch cannot bear frụit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can ye, except ye abide in me. Rom. viii. 13: If ye through the Spirit do mortify the deeds of the body, ye shall live. I Cor. xv. 10: I laboured more abundantly than they all : yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me. Phi. ii. 12, 13: Work out. your own salvation with fear and trembling. For it is God which worketh in you, both to will and to do of his good pleasure. Heb. xiii. 20, 21: The God of peace—make you perfect in every good work to do his will, working in you that which is wellpleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ.
See on John, xii. 34. See on John, iii. 3, 5. " See on Heb. iv. 12.
Isa. li. 12: 1, even I, am he that comforteth you: who