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1 He saureth them of the certainty of Christ's coming to judgment, against those
Bourrs who dispute against it: 8 W ing the posily, for the long patience of God, to heen their tentance 10 He les ribeth as the manner how ure world shall te destruyen! : il exhorung them, from the expectation thereof, to all buliness of life: 15 an again, to think use pauence of God to tend to their salvation, as Paul wrote to thetn in his epistes
i P. 34.15.
False teachers foretold. 4 For if God spared not the angels that| 4. M. cir. 1
CHAPTER III. sinned, but cast them down to hell, and deli- A. Dicir. vered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto judgment; 5 And spared not the old world, but saved | Ge.19.24,
Noah the eighth person, a preacher of right-1 2 THIS second epistle, beloved, I now write eousness, bringing in the flood upon the world
1 unto you; in both which I stir up your of the ungodly;
pure minds by way of remembrance: 6 And turning the cities of " Sodom and Go
2 That ye may be mindful of the words morrba into ashes, condemned them with an
which were spoken before by the holy prooverthrow, making them an ensample unto
phets, and of the commandment of us the
k He. 13.4 those that after should live ungodly;
| apostles of the Lord and Saviour: 7 And delivered just Lot, vexed with the
3 Knowing this first, that there shall come in filthy conversation of the wicked :
m Jade 8,10 the last days' scoffers, walking after their own 8 (For that righteous man dwelling among
Justs, them, in seeing and hearing, vexed his right real, 4 And saying, Where d is the promise of his eous soul from day to day with their unlawful
coming? for since the fathers fell asleep, all deeds ;)
things continue as they were from the begin9 The Lord knoweth how to i deliver the
ning of the creation. godly out of temptations, and to reserve , the Juale 12, | 5 For this they willingly are ignorant of, that unjust unto the day of judgment to be pun
e by the word of God the heavens were of old, ished:
and the earth ' standing out of the & water and 10 But chiefly them that walk after the flesh - Nu 225, in the water : in the lust of uncleanness, and despise i go
| 6 Whereby the world that then was, being = vernment. Presumptuous are they, self-willed J • Ep.414. overflowed with water, perished:
they are not afraid to speak evil of m dignities. Pr. 73.8. | 7 But the heavens and the earth, which are Th11 Whereas angels, which are greater in or, for now, by the same word are kept in store, reIl power and might, bring not railing accusation while, as served unto fire i against the day of judgment pagainst them before the Lord.
and perdition of ungodly men. Son 12 But these, as natural brute • beasts, made Jn 8 34. 8 But, beloved, be not ignorant of this one to be taken and destroyed, speak evil of the
thing, that one day is with the Lord as a thou* things that they understand not; and shall ut
sand years, and a thousand years as one i terly perish in their own corruption :
day. 13 And shall receive the reward of unright-, 9 The Lord is not slack concerning his pronon eousness, as they P that count it pleasure to riot
mise, as some men count slackness; but is 1; in the day time. Spots they are and blemishes, 48 long-suffering to us-ward, not willing that E sporting themselves with their own deceivingsPr. 12.20 any should perish, but that all should - come while they feast with you;
Pr 28.11. to repentance. 14 Having eyes full of 4 adultery, and that
10 But the day of the Lord will come as a 1 cannot cease from sin ; beguiling unstable
thies in the night; in the which the heavens e souls: a heart they have exercised with co
Pshall pass away with a great noise, and the po vetous practices; cursed children:
2T131. elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth
also and the works that are therein shall be are gone astray, following the way of Balaam 4 Je. 17.15 burned up. s the son of Bosor, who loved the wages of un
| 11 Seeing then that all these things shall be righteousness;
| dissolved, what manner of persons ought ye 16 But was rebuked for his iniquity : the Ge 1.6,9 to be in all holy conversation and godliness,
r mon ist dumb ass speaking with man's voice forbad'
12 Looking for and hasting unto the comthe madness of the prophet.
& P 21.2. ing of the day of God, wherein the heavens 17 These are wells without water, clouds 1 (iv 7.11, | being on fire shall be dissolved, and the ele. that are carried with a tempest; to whom the Dona ments shall melt' with fervent heat ? : mist of darkness is reserved for ever.
2thna | 13 Nevertheless we, according to his promise, 18. For when they speak « great swellingly 904. look for new heavens and a new earth, whereirords of vanity, they allure through the lusts, la 23 in dwelleth righteousness.
of the fleshi, through much wantonness, those PR | 14 Wherefore, beloved, seeing that ye look to that were " clean escaped from them who live Ece 311 for such things, be diligent that ye may be in error.
In 11:24 | found of him in peace, without spot, and blame19 While they promise them liberty, they . Mat 24. themselves are the servants of corruption : for Re 16 18. 15 And account that the long-suffering of our
of whom a man is overcome, of the same is 10%. Lord is "salvation ; even as our beloved bro1. he brought in bondage.
ther Paul also according to the wisdom given 20 For if after they have escaped the pollu- The 213. unto him hath written unto you; tions of the world through the knowledge of rar, host 16 As also in all his epistles, " speaking in the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, they are
ther of these things ; in which are some things again wentangled therein, and overcome, the les hard to be understood, which they that are unlatter and is worse with them than the be- M14 learned and unstable wrest, as they do also the arinning.
| Re 21.1, other scriptures, unto their own destruction. 21 For it had been better - for them not to. 17 Ye therefore, beloved, seeing ye know · have known the way of righteousness, than, TTh5.2 these things before, beware lest ye also, being
after they have known it, to turn from the Rọ 2 led away with the error of the wicked, fall holy commandment delivered unto them,
from your own steadfastness. 22 But it is happened unto them according to this 18 But i grow in grace, and in the knowthe true proverb, · The dog is turned to his *jledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. bown vomit again; and the sow that was wash- Cell. 10 To him be glory both now and for ever. ied to her wallowing in the mire.
1, T4.8 ( Amen.
THE FIRST EPISTLE GENERAL OF JOHN.
." A. M. cit., 12 I write unto you, little children, because He describeth the person of Christ, in whom we have eternal life, by a communion with God: 5 to which we must adjoin holiness of life, to Lesufy the truth of that our A. D. cir. your sins are forgiven you for his name's comprounion and profession of faith, as also to askare as of the forgiveness of our sins y Christ's death
a Jn.1.1, MHAT which was from the a beginning, which
| 13 I write unto you, fathers, because ye hare 1 we have heard, which we have seen b with b 2 Pe.1.16. known him that is from the beginning. I write our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our c Lu.44.39. unto you, young men, because ye have overhands have c handled, of the Word of life;
come the wicked one. I write unto you, littl: 2 (For the life was manifested, and we have
e Jn. 17.21.
children, because ye have known the Father. seen it, and bear witness, and show unto you
I r In. 15.11.
14 I have written unto you, fathers, because that eternal life, which was with the Father,
ye have known him that is from the beginning.
& Jn. 1.4,9 and was manifested unto us ;)
1 11.6.16. I have written unto you, young men, because 3 That which we have seen and heard de- In. 12 35. 1 ye are strong, and the word of God abideth clare we unto you, that ye also may have sel-li Ep.1.7. in you, and ye have overcome p the wicked lowship with us : and truly our fellowship is
IP 1.19. one. with the Father, and with his Son Jesus Christ.
15 Love 9 not the world, neither the things that 4 And these things write we unto you, that Ki8 46. are in the world. If any man love the word f your joy may be full.
the love of the Father is not in him.
Ja.3.2 5 This then is the message which we have
16 For all that is in the world, the lust of the heard of him, and declare unto you, that God “ flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride is & light, and in him is no darkness at all. Pr..12. u of life, is not of the Father, but is of the worli.
6 If we say that we have fellowship with him, l128,512 | 17 And the world passeth away, and the in and walk in darkness, we lie, and do not the
1. thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abr truth:
deth for ever. 7 But if we walk h in the light, as he is in the lo
| 18 Little children, it is the last time: and as light, we have fellowship one with another,
ye have heard that antichrist shall come,
c Lu.6.46. and the blood i of Jesus Christ his Son clean
even now are there many antichrists; whereseth us from all sin.
| by we know that it is the last time.
d Jo. 15.4,5. 8 If we say that we have no i sin, we deceive
19 They went out from us, but they were not
e Jn. 13. 15. ourselves, and the truth is not in us.
of us; for y if they had been of us, they would
( Jn. 13.34. 9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and
no doubt have continued with us : but they real just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse i us
g Ro. 13.12
out, that they might be made manifest that from all unrighteousness.
h ? Pe. 1.9.
they were not all of us. 10 If we say that we have not sinned, we i scandal.
20 But ye have an unction - from the Holy make him a liar, and his word is not in us. Pr.4.15.
| One, and ye know all things. CHAPTER II.
21 Í have not written unto you because se 1 He comforteth them against the sins of infirmity. 3 Rightly to know God is to keep
know not the truth, but because ye know it.
k Px. 25.11. severance in faith, and holiness of life.
Lu 21 47 and that no lie is of the truth. M Y little children, these things write I unto
22 Who is a liar, but he that denieth that JeW you, that ye sin not. And if any man sin,
sus is the Christ ? He is antichrist, that denieth we have an 4 advocate with the Father, Jesus mJn.14.7,9. the Father and the Son. Christ the righteous.
23 Whosoever d denieth the Son, the same 2 And he is the b propitiation for our sins: Ju.15.7. hath not the Father: [but] he that acknor. and not for ours only, but also for the sins of P Re.27, ledgeth the Son hath the Father also. the whole world.
24 Let e that therefore abide in you, which re
9 Ro. 122, 3 And hereby we do know that we know him, 1" have heard from the beginning. If that which if we keep chis commandments.
ye have heard from the beginning shall remain 4 He that saith, I know him, and keepeth not
in you, ye also shall continue in the Son, and his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is # 2 Pe 2. 10.
in the Father. not in him.
I Pa 119.37. 25 And this is the promise that he hath pro5 But whoso keepeth his word, in him verily u P& 73.6. mised us, even eternal life. is the love of God perfected: hereby know we Px.39.6 | 26 These things have I written unto you conthat we are in him.
cerning them that seduce you.
w He. 1.2 6 He that saith he abideth d in him ought him
27 But the anointing which ye have received
* Mat 21.24 self also so toe walk, even as he walked.
of him abideth in you, and ye need not that any 7 Brethren, I write no new commandment
y 2 .2 19.
man teach you: but as the same anointing unto you, but an old commandment which ye
2 2 19.3.9.
| teacheth & you of all things, and is truth, and had from the beginning. The old command
* 2 Co.1.21.
is no lie, and even as it hath taught you, ye ment is the word which ye have heard from the
shall abide in him. beginning.
28 And now, little children, abide in him; 8 Again, a new 'commandment I write unto
|that, when he shall appear, we may have conyou, which thing is true in him and in you:
d Jn. 15. 23.
fidence, and not be ashamed before him at his
e 2 Jn.6. because the darkness & is past, and the true
r Jn.17.3. light now shineth.
29 If ye know that he is righteous, i ye know
& Jn.14.28 9 He that saith he is in the light, and hateth
that severy one that doeth righteousness is his brother, is in darkness h even until now.
born of him. 10 He that loveth his brother abideth in the
i or, knote
CHAPTER III. light, and there is none i occasion of stumbling
✓ Je 133 in him.
Mat.7.16 11 But he that hateth his brother is in dark
DEHOLD what manner of love a the Father
a Ep.2.4,5 ness, and walketh sin darkness, and knoweth
D hath bestowed upon us, that we should be
b Jn.1.12 not whither he goeth, because that darkness Re.21.7. called the sons b of God: therefore the world hath blinded his eyes.
c Jn.17.25. knoweth us not, because it knew him not.
his commandinents, 9 to love our brethren, 15 and not to love the world. 15 We must beware of seducers: 2) from whose deceits the godly are safe, preserved by per.
I He declareth the singurar love of Go towards e, in making is in on: 3 to
therefore ought obediently to keep his commandinenta, Il as also brotherly to le one another.
Ps. 17. 15.
Of love lo one another.
1 JOHN.--CHAP. IV., V. Exhortations to brotherly love. 2 Beloved, now are we the sons d of God, and A. Micis. 1 2 Hereby know ye the Spirit of God: Every it doth not yet appear what we shal be: but | A. Dicir. d spirit that confesseth that Jesus Christ is ' we know that, when he shall appear we shall
come in the flesh is of God: be like e him ; for we shall see him as he is.
3 And every spirit that confesseth not that 3 And every man that hath this hope in him 0:15:49 Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is not of God: purifieth himself, even as he is pure.
and this is that spirit of antichrist, whereof 4 Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth Job 19.25. ye have heard that it should come; and even , also the law: for sin is the transgression of the Mals. I now already is it in the world. law.
4 Ye are of God, little children, and have 5 And ye knows that he was manifested to 9.3, overcome e them: because greater is he that take away our sins; and in him is no sin. h 3 Jn. 11. is in you, than he that is in the world.
6 Whosoever abideth in him sinneth not: Eze. !8.5.. | 5 They are of the world: therefore speak whosoever h sinneth hath not seen him, nei- R0.2.13. they of the world, and the world heareth them. ther known him.
6 We are of God: he that knoweth God hear7 Little children, let no man deceive you: hek He.2. 14. eth us; he that is not of God heareth not us. that doeth righteousness is righteous, even as I c.5.18.
Hereby & know we the spirit of truth, and the he is righteous.
ml Pe. 123. spirit of error. 8 He that committeth sin is of the devil; for 1 7 Beloved, let us love hone another: for love the devil sinneth from the beginning. For this
is of God; and every one that loveth is born purpose the Son of God was manifested, that
of God, and knoweth God.
o Jn. 15.12 * he might destroy the works of the devil.
8 He that loveth not knoweth not God; for
p Ge.4.4..& 9 Whosoever 'is born of God doth not com
God i is love.
19 Ju. 15.18, mit sin ; for his seed m remaineth in him: and | 9 In this ) was manifested the love of God tohe cannot sin, because he is born of God. rc 29,11. ward us, because that God sent his only begot
10 In this the children of God are manifest, s Mat.5.21, ten Son into the world, that k we might live and the children of the devil: whosoever doeth
| through him.
t Ju.15.13 not righteousness is not of God, neither he that 'Ro.5.8. | 10 Herein is love, not that we loved God, but loveth not his brother.
u De. 15.7. that he loved us, and sent his Son to be the pro11 For this is the message that ye heard from V c.4.20. 1 pitiation i for our sins. the beginning, that we should love one ano-wEze 28.31 11 Beloved, if m God so loved us, we ought ther.
11.2.15,16 also to love one another. 12 Not as e Cain, who was of that wicked one, | 12 No "man hath seen God at any time. If and slew his brother. And wherefore slew he
we love one another, God dwelleth in us, and
y persuade bim ? Because his own works were evil, and
his love is perfected • in us.
z Job 27 6. his brother's righteous.
P1012 13 Hereby p know we that we dwell in him, 13 Marvel not, my brethren, if the world hate a fle. 10.22. and he in us, because he hath given us of his you.
b Ps 145.18,
Spirit. 14 We know that we have passed from death
14 And we have seen and do testify that the unto life, because we love the brethren. He
Father sent the Son to be the Saviour of the r that loveth not his brother abideth in death. |
world. 15 Whosoever • hateth his brother is a mur- |
15 Whosoever a shall confess that Jesus is the derer: and ye know that no murderer hath an. 14.23. Son of God, God dwelieth in him, and he in eternal life abiding in him.
e Ro.89.11. 16 Hereby i perceive we the love of God, be
16 And we have known and believed the love cause he laid down his life for us: and we Mat.24. that God hath to us. God is love; and he ought to lay down our lives for the brethren. Bith 5.21 that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God 17 But u whoso hath this world's good, and
Re.22 in him.
c 2 Pe.2.8. seeth his brother have need, and shutteth up
17 Herein is our love made perfect, that we his bowels of compassion from him, how dwell
may have boldness in the day of judgment: eth the love of God in him?
d I Co. 12.3.
because as he is, so are we in this world. 18 My little children, let w us not love in word, e Ro.8.37. | 18 There is no fear in love; but perfect love neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth. li In.3.31. casteth out fear: because fear hath torment.
19 And hereby * we know that we are of the 8 13.8.20. He that feareth is not made perfect in love. truth, and shall y assure our hearts before him. h c.3.11,2. 19 We love him, because i he first loved us.
20 For if our heart condemn us, God is great- i 200.13.11 | 20 If a man say, I love God, and hateth his er than our heart, and knoweth all things.
brother, he is a liar: for he that loveth not his
| Jn. 3.16. 21 Beloved, if our heart ? condemn us not,
brother whom he hath seen, how"can he love
k Jn.6.51. then have we confidence « toward God.
God whom he hath not seen ?
I e. 22. 22 And whatsoever we ask, we receive of | 21 And this commandment have we from him, because we keep his commandments, and ")..16.12
5,33 him, That he' who loveth God love his brother do those things that are pleasing in his sight.
also. 23 And this is his commandment, That we all
CHAPTER V. should believe on the name of his Son Jesuso 1 Co.13.13 1 He tiene loveth God loveth his chilIren, and kerpeth his commandment : 3 which
love one another, as he gave us p Jn.11.20 14 and to hear our prayers, which we make for ourselves, and for others. commandment.
W HOSOEVER a believeth that Jesus is the 24 And he d that keepeth his commandments,
q Ro. 10. 9.
Christ is born of God: and every one
r ver & dwelleth in him, and he in him. And hereby
that loveth him that begat, loveth him also that e we know that he abideth in us, by the Spirit
& love arith
is begotten of him. which he hath given us.
1 Jn. 15.16. 2 By this we know that we love the children CHAPTER I
u c-3.17. of God, when we love God and keep his com
v Jo.13.34. mandments. RELOVED, believe a not every spirit, but
3 For this is the love of God, that we keep D try the spirits whether they are of God: 10 n11.15. bis commandments: and his commandments because many false prophets are gone out
are not grievous. into the world
e Pk 119 45.
to the faithful are lig it, and not grievous.
9 Jesus is the Son of Gul, ahle to save as,
LH warneth them not to believe all teachers, who boast of the Spirit, but to try them
by the rules of the catholic faith: and by many reasona exhorteth to brotherly love.
An exhortation to persevere
in Christian love and belief. d the world: and this is the victory that over- 1 A. Marcir. that ye may believe on the name of the Son of cometh the world, even our faith.
A. D. cir. God. 5 Who is he that overcometh the world, but | 14 And this is the confidence that we hare
d 1Co 15.57 he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God ?
ain him, that, if we ask any thing according
e Jn. 19.34. 6 This is he that came by e water and blood,
to his will, he heareth us:
f Jp 14.17. even Jesus Christ ; not by water only, but by
15 And if we know' that he hear us, wgatso
& In.818 water and blood. And it is the Spirit that
ever we ask, we know that we have th:e peti. beareth witness, because the Spirit is truth.
tions that we desired of him. 7 For there are three that bear record in hea
16 If any man see his brother sin a n rhich
i Jn 10.30 ven, the Father, the h Word, and the Holy lin. 15.26 is not unto death, he shall ask, and he shall give Ghost: and these three are one.
k Ac. 224 him life for them that sin not unto death. There
2 Col.22 8 And there are three that bear witness in
is a sin unto - death : Ido ' not say that he shall
1 1 Pe.3 21. earth, the į spirit, and the kwater, and the
pray for it. blocd: and these three agree in one.
17 All unrighteousness is sin: and there is
n Jn. 1.4. 9 If we receive the witness of men, the witness
a sin not unto death.
o Jn.5 24. of God is greater: for this is the witness of God
| 18 We know that whosoever is born of God which he hath testified of his Son.
sinneth not; but he that is begotten of God 10 He that believeth on the Son of God hath or, con |keepeth w himself, and that wicked one touchthe witness min himself: he that believeth not
eth him not. God hath made him a liar; because he belie- Je, 29.12, 19 And we know that we are of God, and the veth not the record that God gave of his Son. . Mal. 12. whole world lieth in wickedness. 11 And this is the record, that God hath given
20 And we know that the Son of God is come,
1 Je. 7.16. to us eternal life, and " this life is in his Son.
and hath given us an ' understanding, that we
u c.3.4. 12 He that hath the Son hath life ; and heR0.5.20, may know him that is true, and we are in him that hath not the Son of God hath not life.
that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This
w Ja. 1.27. 13 These things have I written unto you that
y is the true God, and eternal life.
La 24. 45. believe on the name of the Son of God; that , 1.9.6 21 Little children, keep yourselves from idols P ye may know that ye have eternal life, and 21 C..10.14 Amen.
cerning. r Pr. 15 23
than love and belief, o lest they lose the rewand of their former profesion : 10 and to have nothing to do with those reducers that bring not the true doctrine of Christ
THE SECOND EPISTLE OF JOHN. I He exhorlth a certain honourable matron, with her children, to persevere in Chris- ! A. M. cir. | 7 For e many deceivers are entered into the
A. 6. Cir. world, who confess not that Jesus Christ is THE elder unto the elect lady and her child
come in the flesh. This is a deceiver and an
a I Jo.33. 1 ren, whom I love in the truth ; and not
I s lantichrist. only, but also all they that have known the
8 Look 4 to yourselves, that we lose not those truth ;
things which we have ' wrought, but that we 2 For the truth's sake, which dwelleth in us,
receive a full reward. and shall be with us for ever.
9 Whosoever transgresseth, and abideth not 3 Grace be with you, mercy, and peace, from c 1 Jp.4.1. in the doctrine of Christ, hath not God. He God the Father, and from the Lord Jesus a Ma 13.9. that abideth in the doctrine of Christ, he hath Christ, the Son of the Father, in truth and love. . Phi 3 16. poth the Father and the Son. 4 I rejoiced greatly that I found of thy child-l.
10 lfh there come any unto you, and bring
for, goin. ren walking in truth, as we have received a l'ed: Some not this doctrine, receive him not into your commandment from the Father.
real, house, neither bid him God speed: 5 And now I beseech thee, lady, not as though haren ye | 11 For he that biddeth him God speed is narI wrote a new commandment unto thee, but Sandi ve taker i of bis evil deeds. that which we had from the beginning, that & Jn. 15.6. 12 Having many things to write unto you, I * we love one another.
h Ga 1.8,9. would not wrile with paper and ink: but I 6 And this b is love, that we walk after his I 1 T1.5.22. trust to come unto you, and speak face to commandments. This is the commandment, mouth. face, that « our joy i may be full. That, as ye have heard from the beginning, kor, your. 13 The chiidren of thy elect sister greet thee. ye should walk in it.
1 1 Jn.1.4. Amen.
1 le commonlath fiains for his picy, 5 an hoepitality 7 to true preachers : 9 com.
plaining of the kint Healing of ambitious Diotrophes on the contrary side, 11
THE THIRD EPISTLE OF JOHN.
A. Macier ward on their journey & after a godly sort,
A. D. cir. M E elder unto the well beloved Gaius,
7 Beca'ise that for his name's sake they went
a or, truly I whom I love a in the truth.
| forth, taking h nothing of the Gentiles. 2 Beloved, I wish above all things that thou c2J0.4. 8 We therefore ought to i receive suca, that mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy
d Pr. 23. 24.
we might be fellow-helpers to the truth.
e I Pe. 4.10. soul prospereth.
9 I wrote unto the church: but Diotrephes,
f Ac. 15.3. 3 For I rejoiced greatly, when the brethren
who loveth to have the pre-eminence , among came and testified of the truth that is in thee, g dorthy them, receiveth us not. even as thou walkest in the truth.
| 10 Wherefore, if I come, I will remember his
h 1 Co.9.15, 4 I have no greater joy d than to hear that
deeds which he doeth, prating against us with
i Mat.10.40 my children walk in truth.
malicious words; and not content therewith, 5 Beloved, thou doest « faithfully whatsoever ** neither doth he himself receive the brethren
1 T4.6.3,4 thou doest to the brethren, and to strangers; Luc 103.10 ) and forbiddeth them that would, and casteth:
6 Which have borne witness of thy charity | 15.66.5. them out of the church. before the church : whom if thou bring ' for- mp3.37.27. 11 Beloved, follow m not that which is evil
Believers exhorted. put that which is good. He that doeth good A. Micr. 1 13 I had many things to write, but I will not is of God: but he that doeth evil hath not seen A. Decir. with ink and pen write unto thee: God.
| 14 but I trust I shall shortly see thee, and we 12 Demetrius hath good report of all men, 19. shall speak o face to face. Peace be to thee. and of the truth itself: yea, and we also bear | Our friends salute thee. Greet the friends by record; and ye know that our record is true. | mouth. I name.
He exhorteth them to be constant in the profession of the faith. 4 False teachers are
crept in to se luce thera : for whose damn ble docurine and manners horrible punishment is prepared: 20 whereas the go lly, by the existance of the Holy Spirit, and prayers to GIH, may persevere, and grow in grace, and keep themselves, and recover others out of the snares of those deceivers.
THE GENERAL EPISTLE OF JUDE.
12 These are spots : in your feasts of charity, TUDE, « the servant of Jesus Christ, and bro-lb Ac. 20.32 when they feast with you, feeding a themselves Jther of James, to them that are sanctified I Pe 1.5. without fear: b clouds they are without water, b by God the Father, and preserved - in Jesus d R0.8.30. carried < about of winds; trees whose fruit Christ, and d called :
e Tit. 1.4. d withereth, without fruit, twice e dead, plucked
f Ga. 25. 2 Mercy unto you, and peace, and love, be
up by the roots;
g 2 Pe.21. multiplied.
13 Raging waves < of the sea, foaming out
h Ro.9.22 3 Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write li Ti.1.15,16 their own shame ; wandering " stars, to whom unto you of the common • salvation, it was j 1 Co.10.5, is reserved the blackness of darkness for ever. needful for me to write unto you, and exhort
14 And Enoch also, the seventh from Adam,
k Nu.14.29 you that ye should earnestly contend for *I prophesied of these, saying, Behold, the i Lord the faith which was once delivered unto the
cometh with ten thousand of his saints,
1 Jn. 844. saints.
15 Toexecute judgment upon sall, and to con4 For there are certain men crept in 5 un- cipality. vince all that are ungodly among them of all awares, who b were before of old ordained to
their ungodly deeds which they have ungodly
o Re. 20.10. this condemnation, ungodly men, turning i the
p Ge. 19.24
committed, and of all their hard speeches kwhich grace of our God into lasciviousness, and de
ungodly sinners have spoken against him. nying the only Lord God, and our Lord Jesus - 2 Pe.2.10, 16 These are murmurers, complainers, walkChrist.
ling after their own lusts; and their mouth 5 I will therefore put you in remembrance, i de.34.6. speaketh great swelling words, having men's though ye once knew this, how that the Lord, a Ex.22. 23. i persons in admiration because of advantage. having saved the people out of the land of Zec.3.2 17 But, beloved, remember ye the words Egypt, afterward destroyed k them that be- / Ge.9.5. which were spoken before of the apostles of lieved not.
our Lord Jesus Christ; 6 And the angels / which kept not their mfirst No.227, 18 How that they told you i there should be estate, but lest their own habitation, he hath
mockers in the last time, who should walk reserved in everlasting " chains under dark
after their own ungodly lusts.
2 2 Pe.2,13. ness unto the judgment of the great day.
1 Thi 3 19.
| 19 These be they who separate m themselves, 7 E'en as P Sodom and Gomorrah, and the Pr. 25. 14. sensual, having not the Spirit. vities about them in like manner, giving them. c Ep.4.14. 20 But ye, beloved, building » up yourselves selves over to fornication, and going after In. 15.4..6 | on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy
e He.6.4..6. 4 strange flesh, are set forth for an example,
( Mat. 15.13 suffering the vengeance of eternal fire.
1457.20 | 21 Keep p yourselves in the love of God, look8 Likewise also these filthy dreamers defile b Re.8.10, ing 4 for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ 'the flesh, despise dominion, and speak evil of Zec.14.5. unto eternal life. dignities.
| Re 20.13. 22 And of some have compassion, making a 9 Yet Michael • the archangel, when con- k P& 73.4 difference:
I 1 Ti.4.1 tending with the devil he disputed about the | 23 And others save with fear, ' pulling them
in He, 10.85. body of Moses, • durst not bring against him
out of the fire; hating even the garment
n Col.2.7. a railing accusation, but said, The Lord re. Ep.6.18. • spotted by the flesh. buke thee.
P 10.15.8. | 24 Nowi unto him that is able to keep a you 10 But these speak evil of those things which 9 Tit.2.13. from falling, and to present you faultless bethey know not: but what they know naturally,
r Zec 3.2.5
fore the presence of his glory with exceed
& Re.3.4,18. as brute beasts, in those things they corrupt. ing joy, themselves.
| 25 To w the only wise God our Saviour, be 11 Wo unto them! for they have gone in the glory and majesty, dominion and power, both way of " Cain, and ran greedily after the error italiz. now and ever. Amen.
THE REVELATION OF ST. JOIN THE DIVINE.
| A. M. cir. I those things which are written therein: for the 1 John writeth his revelation to the seven churches of Asia, signified by the seven gollen candlesticka 7 The coming of Christ. 1 His glorious power and inajesty.
time bis at hand. THE Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God a Lu. 11.28. | 4 JOHN to the seven • churches which are
I gave unto him, to show unto his servants | J4.5.9,9. J in Asia : Grace be unto you, and peace, things which must shortly come to pass; and
from him a which is, and which was, and
c ver. 11 he sent and signified it by his angel unto his which is to come; and from the seven • Spir
d ver 8. servant John:
e Zec. 1.10.
its which are before his throne; 2 Who bare record of the word of God, and
5 And from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful of the testimony of Jesus Christ, and of all 1 10.8.14. witness, and the x first begotten of the dead, things that he saw.
8 Col.1.18 and the prince of the kings of the earth. Unto 3 Blessed - is he that readeth, and they that h In.13.1. him that loved h us, and washed i us from our hear the words of this prophecy, and keep i He.9.14. sins in his own blood,