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us an example, &c. who his own self bare our sins in his own body on (or to) the tree.-1 Pet. ii. 21. 24.

Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, &c. being put to death in the flesh, &c.-1 Pet. iii. 18.

Forasmuch then as Christ hath suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves, &c.-1 Pet. iv. 1.

Jesus Christ the righteous, &c. he is the propitiation for our sins; and not for ours only, &c. but, &c.—1 John ii. 1, 2.

Jesus Christ, who gave himself a ransom for all, &c.-1 Tim. ii. 5, 6. Hereby perceive we the love of God, because he laid down his life for us.-1 John iii. 16.

Unto him that loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood.Rev. i. 5.

Thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood, &c.-Rev.

v. 9.

The Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.-Rev. xiii. 8.

He treadeth the wine-press of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God. -Rev. xix. 15.


He fulfilled all Righteousness of the Law; bare the Curse; took away the Hand-writing of Ordinances; is our Righteousness.

I WILL make mention of thy righteousness, even of thine only.-Ps. lxxi. 16.

In thy name shall they rejoice all the day, and in thy righteousness shall they be exalted.-Ps. lxxxix. 16.

Surely, shall one say, In the Lord have I righteousness, &c. In the Lord shall all the seed of Israel be justified, and shall glory.-Isa. xlv.

24, 25.

The servants of the Lord, and their righteousness is of me, saith the Lord. -Isa. liv. 17.

I will cause the Branch of Righteousness to grow up unto David, &c. and this is the name whereby he shall be called, THE LORD OUR RIGH

TEOUSNESS. xxiii. 6.

Jer. xxxiii. 15, 16.

Seventy weeks are determined, &c. to make an end of sins, &c. and to bring in everlasting righteousness.— Dan. ix. 24.

Jesus came to John to be baptized,

&c. Jesus said, Suffer it to be so now, for thus it becometh us to fulfil all righteousness.-Matt. iii. 13. 15.

Think not that I am come to destroy the law or the prophets; I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil.—Matt. v. 17, 18.

The Comforter will convince the world, &c. of righteousness, because I go to my Father.-John xvi. 8. 10.

I am not ashamed of the gospel; for therein is the righteousness of God revealed.-Rom. i. 16, 17.

Christ is the end of the law, for righteousness, to every one that believeth.-Rom. x. 4.

Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us, &c. righteousness, &c.1 Cor. i. 30, 31.

He hath made him to be sin for us, &c. that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.-2 Cor. v.21.

Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for it is written, Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree.Gal. iii. 13. Deut. xxi. 23.

But now in Christ Jesus ye are made nigh, &c. For he, &c. hath broken down the middle wall of partition between us, having abolished in his flesh, the enmity, the law of commandments contained in ordinances, &c.-Eph. ii. 13-15.

St. Paul counted all things but dung, that he might win Christ, and be found in him, not having his own righteousness, &c. but that which is through the faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God by faith.Phil. iii. 8, 9.

Blotting out the hand-writing of ordinances, that was against us, which was contrary to us; and took it out of the way, nailing it to his cross.Col. ii. 14.


He sanctifieth us: is our

In that day there shall be a fountain opened, &c. for sin, and for uncleanness.-Zech. xiii. 1.

Peter saith unto him, Thou shalt never wash my feet. Jesus answered him, If I wash thee not, thou hast no part in me. Simon Peter saith unto him, Lord, not my feet only, but also my hands and my head.-John xiii. 8, 9.

And for their sakes I sanctify my self, that they also might be sanctified through the truth (or truly sanctified).-John xvii. 19.

Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, &c.-1 Cor. i. 30.

Ye are washed, ye are sanctified, &c. in the name of the Lord Jesus.1 Cor. vi. 11.

us from our sins in his own blood.—

Rev. i. 5. Heb. xii. 24.

These are they which came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.-Rev. vii. 14.

SECT. VII. He ariseth from the Dead. I KNOW that my Redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand at the latter day upon the earth.-Job xix. 25.

My flesh also shall rest in hope (or dwell confidently), for thou wilt not leave my soul in hell, neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption.-Ps. xvi. 9, 10. Acts ii. 27. xiii. 34, 35. 37.

Jesus said, He must go, &c. and be killed, and be raised again the third day.-Matt. xvi. 21. xx. 19.

Tell the vision to no man, until the Son of man be risen again from the Christ also loved the church, and dead, &c. They shall kill him, and gave himself for it: that he might the third day he shall be raised again. sanctify and cleanse it, with the wash--Matt. xvii. 9. 23. ing of water, by the word; that he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing: but that he should be holy, and without blemish.-Eph. v. 25-27.

Both he that sanctifieth, and they who are sanctified, are all of one, &c. -Heb. ii. 11.

If the blood of bulls, &c. sanctifieth, &c. how much more shall the blood of Christ, &c. purge ?—Heb. ix. 13, 14.

We are sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all, &c. For by one offering (or one only oblation) he hath perfected for ever them that are sanctified, &c. and hath counted the blood of the covenant, wherewith he was sanctified, an unholy thing, &c. Heb. x. 10. 14. 29.

Jesus also, that he might sanctify the people with his own blood, suffered without the gate, &c.-Heb, xiii. 12.

Jesus, &c. that loved us, and washed

The angel said, &c. He is not here; for he is risen, as he said, &c. The eleven disciples saw him, they worshipped him.-Matt. xxviii. 6. 16, 17. Luke xxiv. 5, 6. 15.30, 31. 38-40, 46,

The world seeth me no more, but ye see me: because I live, ye shall live also.-John xiv. 19.

Mary saw Jesus after he was risen; he saith unto her, Touch me not; for I am not yet ascended, &c.—John xx. 14. 16, 17.

This is now the third time that Jesus shewed himself, &c. after that he was risen from the dead.-John xxi. 14.

Whom God hath raised up, having loosed the pains of death, because it was not possible that he should be holden of it, &c. This Jesus hath God raised up, whereof we all are witnesses. Acts ii. 24. 31, 32.

Christ, whom ye crucified, whom God raised from the dead, &c. and with great power gave the apostles witness of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus.-Acts iv. 10. 33.

The God of our fathers raised up Jesus, whom ye slew, &c.-Acts v.30. Whom they slew, and hanged on a tree; him God raised up the third day, and shewed him openly, &c. unto witnesses chosen before of God.Acts x. 39-41.

God raised him from the dead, &c. And as concerning that he raised him up from the dead, now no more to return to corruption, he said on this wise; I will give you the sure mercies of David, &c. He whom God raised again, saw no corruption.Acts xiii. 30. 33, 34. 37,

He hath appointed a day, in the which he will judge the world, &c. by that man whom he hath ordained; whereof he hath given assurance unto all men, in that he hath raised him from the dead.-Acts xvii. 31.

The prophets and Moses did say, &c. that Christ should suffer, and that he should be the first that should rise from the dead.—Acts xxvi. 22, 23.

Concerning his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, &c. declared to be the Son of God with power, &c. by the resurrection from the dead.-Rom. i. 3, 4. Who raised up Jesus our Lord from the dead; who was delivered for our offences, and was raised again for our justification.-Rom. iv. 24, 25.

Knowing that Christ, being raised from the dead, dieth no more; death hath no more dominion over him. Rom. vi. 9.

up the And God hath both raised Lord, and will also raise up us by his own power.-1 Cor. vi. 14.

I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received; how that Christ died, &c. That he rose again the third day, according to the scriptures: and that he was seen of Cephas, &c. If Christ be not risen, then is our preaching vain, and your faith is also vain, &c. ye are yet in your sins, &c. But now is Christ risen from the dead, and become the first fruits of them that slept.-1 Cor. xv. 3-5. 14. 17. 20.

Though he was crucified through

weakness, yet he liveth by the power
of God.-2 Cor. xiii. 4. Eph. i. 19,
20. Rom. vi. 4.

And you, being dead, &c. hath he
quickened together with him, &c.
through the faith of the operation of
God, who hath raised him from the
dead.-Col. ii. 12, 13.

Wait for his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead.-1 Thess. i. 10.

Great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, &c.-1 Tim. iii. 16.

Remember that Jesus Christ of the seed of David was raised from the dead, according to my gospel.--2 Tim. ii. 8.

Now the God of peace, that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, &c.-Heb. xiii. 20.

Blessed be God, &c. which hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus, &c. who by him do believe in God that raised him up from the dead, that your, &c. 1 Pet. i. 3. 21.

Christ, &c. being put to death in the flesh, but quickened by the Spirit; by which, &c. Not the putting away of the filth of the flesh, but the answer of a good conscience towards God, by the resurrection of Jesus Christ.--1 Pet. iii. 18. 21.

Jesus Christ, the first begotten of the dead.—Rev. i. 5.


SECT. VIII. He ascended into Heaven; is our Way to the Father; Advocate and Intercessor there. THOU hast ascended on high: thou hast led captivity captive, &c.-Ps. lxviii. 18. Eph. iv. 8.

So then, after the Lord had spoken into up unto them, he was received heaven, and sat on the right hand of God.-Mark xvi. 19. Luke xxiv. 51.

Simon, behold, Satan hath desired to have you, that he might sift you as wheat: but I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not.-Luke xxii. 31, 32.

I am the door; by me if any man

enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out and find pasture.-John x. 9.

Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no man cometh unto the Father, but by me. -John xiv. 6.

It is expedient for you, that I go away, &c. If I depart, I will send the Comforter unto you; and when he is come, he will reprove the world, &c. of righteousness, because I go to my Father, &c. I came forth from the Father, and am come into the world: again I leave the world, and go to the Father.-John xvi. 7, 8. 10. 16. 28. Christ prays for his at large. John xvii. Ps. Ixix. 7-10.

Jesus said unto her, Touch me not, for I am not yet ascended to my Father but go to my brethren, and say unto them, I ascend unto my Father, and your Father; and to my God, and your God.-John xx. 17.

All that Jesus began both to do and teach, until the day in which he was taken up, after that he had given commandments to the apostles, &c. To whom also he shewed himself alive after his passion, &c. When he had spoken these things, while they beheld, he was taken up, and a cloud received him out of their sight. And while they looked stedfastly toward heaven as he went up, behold, two men, &c. said, Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven? This same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall, &c.Acts i. 1-3. 9-11.

This Jesus, &c. being by the right hand of God exalted, &c. For David is not ascended into the heavens: but he saith himself, The Lord said unto my Lord, Sit thou on my right hand, &c. God hath made that same Jesus, whom ye have crucified, both Lord and Christ.-Acts ii. 3234. 36.

Jesus, &c. whom the heavens must receive until the times of restitution, &c.-Acts iii. 20, 21.

Behold (said Stephen) I see the


heavens opened, and the Son of man, standing on the right hand of God.— Acts vii. 56.

Reconciled to God by the death of his Son, much more, &c. we shall be saved by his life.-Rom. v. 10.

Who is he that condemneth? It is Christ that died, &c. who is even at the right hand of God; who also maketh intercession for us.-Rom. viii. 34.

He raised him from the dead, and set him at his own right hand, in the heavenly places, &c.-Eph. i. 20.

But now in Christ Jesus, ye, who sometimes were far off, are made nigh, &c. Through him we both have an access by one Spirit unto the Father: now, therefore, ye are no more strangers, but fellow-citizens, &c. of the household of God.-Eph. ii. 13. 18, 19.

Jesus, our Lord: in whom we have boldness and access with confidence, by the faith of him.-Eph. iii. 11, 12. Ps. cxxxviii. 3.

Christ sitteth on the right hand of God, &c. Do all in the name of the Lord Jesus.-Col. iii. 1. 17. Heb. xiii. 13. 1 Pet. ii. 5.

God was manifest in the flesh, &c. received up into glory.1 Tim. iii. 16.

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When he had by himself purged our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high.-Heb. i. 3, xii. 2.

Seeing then that we have a great High Priest, that is passed into the hea vens, Jesus, the Son of God, &c. Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, &c.-Heb. iv. 14–16.

Within the veil, whither the forerunner is for us entered: even Jesus, made an High Priest for ever.-Heb. vi. 19, 20.

He is able also to save them to the uttermost (or for evermore) that come unto God by him; seeing he ever liveth to make intercession for them. For such an High Priest became us, who is, &c. made higher than the heavens.-Heb. vii. 25, 26.

We have such an High Priest, who is set on the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens.-Heb. viii. 1.

But Christ being become an High Priest of good things to come, by a greater and more perfect tabernacle, not made with hands, &c. By his own blood he entered in once into the holy place, &c. For Christ is not entered into the holy places made with hands, &c. but into heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God for us.-Heb. ix. 11, 12. 24. Eph. iv. 8.

After he had offered one sacrifice, &c. sat down on the right hand of God, &c. Having, therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus, by a new and living way, which he hath consecrated (or new made) for us, &c. let us draw near, &c.-Heb. x. 12. 19-22. Ye are come to the heavenly Jerusalem, &c. and to Jesus the mediator of the New Testament, and to the blood of sprinkling, which speaketh better things than that of Abel.-Heb. xii. 22. 24.

Christ hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, &c. Who is gone into heaven, and is on the right hand of God.-1 Pet. iii. 18. 22.

If any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.-1 John ii. 1.

SECT. IX. He is made our King and Head, to encounter and conquer our Enemies, to rule for us, and in us. THERE shall come a Star out of Jacob, and a Sceptre shall rise out of Israel.-Numb. xxiv. 17. Gen. xlix. 10. Yet have I set my King (or mine anointed) upon my holy hill of Sion. I shall give thee the heathen for thine inheritance, &c.-Ps. ii. 6. 8.

Thine arrows are sharp in the heart of the king's enemies, whereby the people fall under thee. Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever; the sceptre of thy kingdom is a right

sceptre, &c. Therefore God, even thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil, &c.-Ps. xlv. 5-7. Heb. i. 8.

Thou hast ascended on high, thou hast led captivity captive, thou hast received gifts for men.-Ps. lxviii. 18. Isa. liii. 12.

He shall judge, &c. He shall save the children of the needy, and shall break in pieces the oppressor.-l's. lxxii. 2. 4. 12-14.

Unto us a Son is given, and the government shall be upon his shoulders, &c. Of the increase of his government shall be no end; upon the throne of David, and upon his kingdom, to order it, &c.-Isa. ix. 6, 7. xxxii. 1. xi. 1, &c. lv. 4.

The days come, saith the Lord, that I will raise unto David a righteous Branch, and a King shall reign and prosper, &c. in his days shall Judah be saved, and Israel shall dwell safely.-Jer. xxiii. 5, 6. xxxiii. 17. Zech. vi. 12, 13.

I will set up one shepherd over them, and he shall feed them; even my servant David, &c. I the Lord will be their God, and my servant David a prince among them.-Ezek. xxxiv. 23, 24.

The Messiah, the Prince.-Dan. ix. 25.

Thou, Bethlehem, &c. out of thee shall he come forth unto me, that is to be ruler in Israel.-Micah v. 2.

Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion, &c. Behold, &c.-Zech. ix. 9.

Jesus; he shall be great, &c. And the Lord shall give him the throne of his father David, and he shall reign &c. for ever; and of his kingdom there shall be no end.-Luke i. 31–33.

When a strong man armed keepeth his palace, his goods are in peace: but when a stronger than he shall come upon him, and overcome him, he taketh from him all his armour, &c.-Luke xi. 21, 22.

We will not have this man to reign over us, &c. Those, mine enemies, &c. bring hither, and slay them, &c. -Luke xix. 14. 27.

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