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1 Cor. vii. 17. As the Lord hath called every man, so let him walk, See ver. 18, 20, 21, 24.
Gal. i. 6. I marvel that ye are so soon removed from him that called you into the grace of Christ.
v. 8. This persuasion cometh not of him that calleth you. Ver. 13. Brethren ye have been called into liberty.
Eph. i. 16. I cease not to give thanks, and to pray, &c.
Ver. 18. That ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints. iv. 1. Walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called. Ver. 2. With all lowliness and meekness, &c.
Ver. 4. Ye are called in one hope of your calling.
Phil. iii. 14. I press forward toward the mark, for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.
Col. iii. 15. Let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which ye are called in one body.
1 Thess. ii. 12. Walk worthy of God, who hath called you unto his kingdom and glory.
iv. 7. God hath not called us unto uncleanness, but unto holiness. v. 24. Faithful is he that calleth you.
2 Thess. i. 11. We pray that God would count you worthy of this calling, and fulfil all the good pleasure of his goodness, and the work of faith with power.
2 Thess. ii. 14. God hath called you, by our gospel, to the obtaining of the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.
1 Tim. vi. 12. Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life whereunto thou art called.
2 Tim. i. 9. God hath saved us, and called us with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before the world began.
Heb. iii. 12. Holy brethren, partakers of the heavenly calling. ix. 15. Jesus is the mediator of the New Testament, that they which are called might receive the promise of eternal inheritance. 1 Pet. i. 15. As he which hath called you is holy, so be in all manner of conversation.
ye holy ii. 9. Shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness, into his marvellous light.
Ver. 21. If ye do well, and suffer for it, and take it patiently, even hereunto were ye called.
iii. 9. Not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing, but contrariwise blessing, knowing that ye are thereunto called, that ye may inherit a blessing.
1 Pet. v. 10. The God of all grace hath called us unto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus.
2 Pet. i. 3. His divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue.
Ver. 10. Give diligence to make your calling and election sure. Jude ver. 1. To them that are sanctified by God the Father, and preserved in Jesus Christ, and called.
Ver. 2. Mercy unto you, and peace and love be multiplied.
Rev. xvii. 12. They that are with the Lamb, are called and chosen, and faithful.
xix. 9. Blessed are they that are called unto the marriage supper of the Lamb. Abraham called. See Isa. li. 2. Heb. xi. 8.
XVI. Particular persons called to offices.
Priests. Christ, Isa. xlii. 6. Heb. v. 10.-Aaron, Heb. v. 4.
Prophets. Isa. xlxix. 1, 2.
Apostles. Acts xiii 2. Rom. i. 1. 1 Cor. i. 1, 2. Gal. i. 15.
God's people are called by his name. xxviii. 10. Josh. xiv. 9-x.. 16. Dan. ix. 18, 19. Amos ix. 11, 12. Jam. ii. 7.
The heathens not called by God's name. Isa. lxiii. 19.—lxv. 1.
XVII. Justification. God justifieth. Isa. xly. 25. In the Lord shall the seed of Jacob be justified, and shall glory. Rom. iii. 30.
Rom. iii. 26. That God might be just, and the justifier of him that believeth in Jesus.
Rom. viii. 30. Whom he called, them he also justified, and whom he justified, them he also glorified.
Ver. 51. If God be for us, who can be against us?
Ver. 33. Who shall lay any thing to the charge of God's elect? Ver. 34. It is God that justifieth, who is he that condemneth?
XVIII. Men not justified by the works of the law. Rom. iii. 20. By the deeds of the law, there shall no flesh be justified in God's sight. Ver. 28. We conclude that a man is justified by faith without the deeds of the law.
iv. 15. The law worketh wrath.
Gal. ii. 16. A man is not justified by the works of the law, but by the faith of Jesus Christ.
iii. 10. As many as are of the works of the law are under the curse, for it is written, cursed is every one that continueth not in all things that are written in the book of the law to do them. Deut. xxvii. 26. Jam. ii. 10.
Gal. iii. 11. That no man is justified by the law in the sight of God, is evident for the just shall live by faith. Hab. ii. 4. Rom. i.
17. Heb. x. 38.
Ver. 12. And the law is not of faith, but the man that doth them, shall live in them. Lev. xviii. 15 Neh. ix. 29. Ezek. iii. 21.-xviii. 9, 17.---xx. 11, 13, 21.---xxxiii. 13, 15, 16. Matt. xix. 17. Rom. x. 5. James ii. 10. He that shall offend in one point is guilty of all. Compare Rom. iii. 19. Isa. Ixiv. 6. Ps. cxliii. 2.
Gal. v. 4. Christ is become of none effect to you, whosoever of you are justified by the law, ye are fallen from grace.
XIX. Men are justified freely and by grace, through Christ. Isa. liii. 11. By his knowledge shall my righteous servant justify many, for he shall bear their iniquities.
Rom. iii. 24. Being justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Jesus Christ.
XX. God sanctified the Jews. Exod. xxxi. 13. The Sabbath is a sign between me and you throughout your generations: that ye may know that I am the Lord that doth sanctify you. Lev. xx. 8.--xxi. viii. 15. Ezek. xx. 12.
Ezek. xxvii. 28. The heathen shall know, that I the Lord do sanctify Israel, when my sanctuary shall be in the midst of them. XXI. Jews were commanded to sanctify themselves. Lev. xi. 44. I am the Lord your God, ye shall therefore sanctify yourselves and ye shall be holy, for I am holy. Ch. xx. 7. See Numb. xi. 18.-Jos. iii. 5 -vii. 13.-1 Sam. xvi. 5. Joel ii. 16.
XXII. God doth sanctify Christians. 1 Thess. iv. 3. This is the will of God, even your sanctification.
v. 23. The very God of peace sanctify you wholly, and I pray God, your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus.
Col. i. 12. The Father hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light.
Ps. lxxiv. 11. The Lord will give grace and glory.
XXIII. God sanctifieth Christians by his word and Spirit. John xvii. 17. Sanctify them through thy truth. Ver. 19.
Rom. xv. 16. That the offering of the Gentiles might be acceptable, being sanctified by the Holy Ghost.
2 Cor. iii. 18. We are changed into the image of Christ by the Spirit of the Lord.
2 Thess. ii. 13. God has chosen you to salvation through sanctifi cation of the Spirit and belief of the truth. Acts xx. 32. I Pet. i. 2. XXIV. Justification and sanctification expressed in other words. God doth wash. Ps. li. 2. Wash me thoroughly from my iniquities and cleanse me from my sin.
Ver. 7. Wash thou me and I shall be whiter than the snow. Isa. i. 18. Though your sins be as scarlet they shall be as white as snow, though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.
iv. 4. When the Lord shall have washed away the filth of the daughter of Zion.
Ezek. xvi. 4. Thou wast not washed. Ver. 9. I washed thee with water.
Rev. i. 5. Unto him (Christ) 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, to him be glory and dominion for ever.
vii. 14. These have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.
Duty to wash ourselves. Ps. xxvi. 6. I will wash my hands in innocence. Ps. lxxiii. 13.
Isa. i. 16. Wash you, make you clean.
Jer. iv. 14. O Jerusalem wash thine heart from wickedness, that thou mayest be saved.
Acts xxii. 16. Be baptized and wash away thy sins, calling upon the name of the Lord.
Heb. x. 22. Let us draw near unto God, with a true heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience, and our bodies washed with pure water.
XXV. God doth cleanse. Ps. xix. 12. Cleanse thou me from secret faults. Ps. li. 10.
Jer. xxxiii. 8. I will cleanse them from all iniquity, whereby they have sinned against me. Ezek. xxxvii. 23.
Ezek. xxxvi. 25. Then wil I sprinkle clean water upon you, and you shall be clean from all your filthiness. See Efficacy of Christ's blood.
Eph. vi. 26. That he might cleanse the church, &c. 1 John
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Duty to cleanse ourselves. Matt. xxiii. 26. Thou blind Pharisee, cleanse first that which is within.
2 Cor. vii. 1. Let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of flesh and spirit. See Isa. i. 16.—lii. 11.—Jam. iv. 8.-Ps. cxix. 9. Promises to the cleansed. Job xvii. 9. Ps. xviii. 20, 24.-xxiv. 24. -lxxiii. i.
XXVI. God doth furge. Ps. Ixv. 3. As for our transgressions thou wilt purge them away. See Ps. li. 7.-lxxix. 9.
Isa. i 25. I will purely purge away thy dross.
vi. 7. He said, thine iniquity is taken away, thy sin is purged. xxvii. 9. By this (affliction) shall the iniquity of Jacob be purged, and this is all the fruit to take away his sin.
Ezek. xxiv. 13. Because I have purged thee, and thou wast not purged, thou shalt not be purged any more at all, till I have caused my fury to rest upon thee.
Dan. xi. 35. Some of them shall fall to try them, and to purge, and to make white.
Mal. iii. 3. He shall sit as a refiner and purifier of silver, and he shall purify the sons Levi, and shall purge them as gold and silver, that they may offer unto the Lord an offering in righteousness.
Matt. iii. 11. John Baptist said, Jesus shall baptise you with the Holy Ghost and with fire.
Ver. 12. Whose fan is in his hand, and he will purely purge his floor, and gather his wheat into his garner.
John xv. 2. Jesus said, every branch in me that beareth fruit, my Father purgeth, that it may bring forth more fruit.
Heb. i. 3. Christ by himself purged our sins. See Christ's blood. Duty. 1 Cor. v. 7.-2 Tim. ii. 21.
XXVII. God purifieth. Acts xv. 9. God purifying their hearts by faith.
Tit. ii. 14. Christ gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works. See Mal. iii. 3. above.
Duty. James iv. 8. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners, purify your hearts, ye double-minded.
1 Pet. i. 22. Ye have purified your souls in obeying the truth, through the Spirit. 1 1 im. i. 5. (harity out of a pure heart.
1 John iii. 3. Every one that hath this hope in him purified
himself even as he is pure. 2 Tim, ii. 22. Call on the Lord out of a pure heart.
XXVIII. God doth refine. Isa. xlviii. 10. Behold I have refined thee but not with silver, I have chosen thee in the furnace of affliction. Zech. xiii. 9. I will refine them as silver is refined, and I will try them as gold is tried.
Mal. iii. 2. He is like a refiner's fire, and fuller's soap. Ver. 3. XXIX. The Lord is a God unto his people, he is with them and among them.
Exod. xxix. 45. I will dwell among the children of Israel, and I will be their God. Ch. xx. 2.
Ver. 46. And they shall know that I am the Lord their God. Lev. xxvi. 11. I will set my tabernacle among you, and my sou! shall not abhor you.
Ver. 12. I will walk among you, and I will be your God, and ye shall be my people.
Ps. xlviii. 14. This is our God for ever and ever, he will be our guide, even unto death.
Isa. xli. 10. Fear thou not, for I am with thee, be not dismayed I am thy God.
Jer. vii. 23. Obey my voice, and I will be your God, and ye shall be my people. Ch. xxx. 18, 22.
Zech. viii. 2. Thus saith the Lord of hosts, I am jealous for Zion. Ver. 8. I will be their God in truth and in righteousness.
2 Cor. vi. 16. I will dwell in them, and walk in them, and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.
Heb. xi. 16. God is not ashamed to be called their God.
Rev. xxi. 3. Behold the tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God.
XXX. God forsaketh not his people. Deut. iv. 31. The Lord thy God is a merciful God, he will not forsake thee, neither destroy thee, nor forget the covenant of thy fathers. See Ch. xxxi. 6, 8. Jos. i. 5. - Chr. xxviii. 20. Neh. ix. 17, 19, 31.
1 Sam. xii. 22. The Lord will not forsake his people, for his great name's sake, because it hath pleased the Lord to make you his people.
Ezra ix. 9. God hath not forsaken us in our bondage, but hath extended mercy to us, in the sight of the kings of Persia.
Ps. ix. 10. Thou hast not forsaken them that seek thee.
xxxvii. 28. He forsaketh not his saints, they are preserved for ever. Ver. 25.
xciv. 14. The Lord will not cast off his people, neither will he forsake his inheritance.
Isa. xlii. 16. I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight, &c. These things will I do, and not forsake them. xliv. 21. Remember these, O Jacob, and Israel, for thou art my servant; I have formed thee, thou art my servant; O Israel, thou shalt not be forgotten of me.
xlix. 14. But Zion said, the Lord hath forsaken me, and my Lord hath forgotten me.