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Sabbath changed.—Saints radically differ from others.
first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom he had cast seven devils. Ps. 118. 24.
2. The Lord's day.
Rev. 1. 10. I was in the Spirit on the Lord's day, and heard behind me a great voice, as of a trumpet.
3. The appearing of Christ on the first day.
Jn. 20. 19. Then the same day at evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were assembled for fear of the Jews, came Jesus and stood in the midst, and saith unto them, Peace be unto you. Mk. 16. 9. Mat. 28. 1, 8, 9.
4. The administering of the Lord's supper on the first day.
Ac. 20. 7. And upon the first day of the week, when the disciples came together to break bread, Paul preached unto them.
5. The first day, distinguished for charitable appropriations. 1 Cor. 16. 2. Upon the first day of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as God hath prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I
589. Do saints radically differ from sinners?
Ps. 1. 2. His delight is in the law of the Lord; and in his law doth he meditate day and night. 4. The ungodly are not so.
Pr. 29. 27. An unjust man is an abomination to the just; and he that is upright in the way is abomination to the wicked.
Jer. 15. 19. If thou take forth the precious from the vile, thou shalt be as my mouth.
Ezk. 44. 23. And they shall teach my people the
God's complacency in.
difference between the holy and profane, and cause them to discern between the unclean and the clean.
2 Cor. 6. 14. Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness?
Tit. 2. 14. Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.
1 Jn. 5. 19. And we know that we are of God, and the whole world lieth in wickedness.
590. Do saints in this life have any real conformity to the law of God in which he delights?
Gen. 5. 24. And Enoch walked with God, and he was not for God took him.
Jos. 14. 14. Hebron therefore became the inheritance of Caleb- —because that he wholly followed the Lord God of Israel.
2 K. 20. 3. I beseech thee, O Lord, remember now how I have walked before thee in truth and with a perfect heart, and have done that which is good in thy sight. And Hezekiah wept sore.
Ps. 4. 3. The Lord hath set apart him that is godly for himself.
Ps. 11. 7. The righteous Lord loveth righteousness; his countenance doth behold the upright.
Ps. 45. 13. The King's daughter is all glorious within her clothing is of wrought gold.
Ps. 119. 1. Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the Lord. Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek him with the whole heart. They also do no iniquity: they walk in his ways.
Ps. 146. 8. Ps. 149. 4. he will beautify the meek with salvation.
Pr. 8. 17. I love them that love me: and those that
The Lord loveth the righteous.
The Lord taketh pleasure in his people:
seek me early shall find me.
God's complacency in.
Pr. 11. 20. They that are of a froward heart are abomination to the Lord: But such as are upright in their way are his delight.
Pr. 15. 9. The way of the wicked is an abomination unto the Lord; but he loveth him that followeth after righteousness.
Song 2. 4. He brought me to the banqueting house, and his banner over me was love.
Song 7. 10. I am my beloved's, and his desire is toward me.
Is. 43. 4. Since thou wast precious in my sight, thou hast been honorable, and I have loved thee.
Mal. 3. 16. A book of remembrance was written before him for them that feared the Lord, and that thought on his name. And they shall be mine, saith the Lord of hosts, in that day when I make up my jewels; and I will spare them as a man spareth his own son that serveth him.
Jn. 13. 1.
Having loved his own which were in the world, he loved them unto the end. 34. A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another. Jn. 15. 9. As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you: continue ye in my love. 15. I have called you friends; for all things that I have heard of my Father, I have made known unto you.
Jn. 16. 27. The Father himself loveth you, because ye have loved me, and have believed that I came out from God.
Ac. 23. 1. And Paul, earnestly beholding the council, said, Men and brethren, I have lived in all good conscience before God until this day. (2 Cor. 1. 12.) dead to sin, live obeyed from the
Rom. 6. 2. How shall we that are any longer therein? 17. But ye have heart that form of doctrine which was delivered you. Being then made free from sin, ye became the servants of righteousness.
Rom. 13. 8. He that loveth another hath fulfilled the
Distinguishing traits of.
law. 10. Love worketh no ill to his neighbor: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.
Gal. 2. 20. I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless, I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh, I live by the faith of the Son of God.
They that are Christ's, have crucified the affections and lusts.
Gal. 5. 24. the flesh, with Gal. 6. 14. God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom the world is crucified unto me, and I unto the world.
1 Th. 2. 10. Ye are witnesses, and God also, how holily, and justly, and unblamably we behaved ourselves among you that believe.
1 Jn. 3. 3. Every man that hath this hope in him, purifieth himself, even as he is pure. 6. Whosoever abideth in him sinneth not. 9. Whosoever is born of God doth not commit sin; for his seed remaineth in him.
1 Jn. 4. 12. If we love one another, God dwelleth in us, and his love is perfected in us. 17. Herein is our love made perfect, that we may have boldness in the day of judgment: because as he is, so are we in this world. There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth, is not made perfect in love.
1 Jn. 5. 18. We know that whosoever is born of God, sinneth not; but he that is begotten of God, keepeth himself, and that wicked one toucheth him not.
Rev. 19 8. And to her was granted that she should be arrayed in fine linen, clean and white: for the fine linen is the righteousness of saints.
591. What are some of the distinguishing characteristics of saints?
1. Peculiar delight and hope in God.
Ez. 15. 2. The Lord is my strength and song.
Distinguishing traits of.
1 S. 2. 1. And Hannah prayed, and said, My heart rejoiceth in the Lord, my horn is exalted in the Lord. Ps. 16. 5. The Lord is the portion of mine inheritance and of my cup. 8. I have set the Lord always
Ps. 18. 2. The Lord is my rock and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower.
Ps. 38. 21. O my God, be not far from me.
Ps. 42. 1. As the hart panteth after the water-brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God. My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God! when shall I come and appear before God.
Ps. 63. 1. O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee: my soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and thirsty land, where no water is; To see thy power and thy glory so as I have seen thee in the sanctuary. 8. My soul followeth hard after thee.
Ps. 73. 25. Whom have I in heaven but thee? and there is none upon earth that I desire besides thee. My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion forever.
Ps. 119. 57. Thou art my portion, O Lord.
Is. 12. 2. The Lord Jehovah is my strength and my song; he also is become my salvation.
Is. 61. 10. I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, my soul shall be joyful in my God.
Lam. 3. 24. The Lord is my portion, saith my soul; therefore will I hope in him.
Hab. 3. 17. Although the fig-tree shall not blossom, neither shall fruit be in the vines; the labor of the olive shall fail, and the fields shall yield no meat; the flock shall be cut off from the fold, and there shall be no herd in the stalls; Yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will joy in the God of my salvation.
2. Peculiar delight in all revealed truth.
Ps. 119. 20. My soul breaketh for the longing that