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them, for the kingdom of immortality will be shut from them, and they will be ashamed.
It is written in the Epistle of Paul to the Romans, 8th chapter, 30th ver.---" Moreover whom he did predestinate, them also he called : and whomi he called, them he also justified: and whom he justified, them he also glorified.” This has also been a parable, a garden enclosed, as said in the text, but now opened.
And it is written by the Prophet Isaiah, 46th 10th ver.---' Declaring the end from the beginning; and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure.” He declared in the sixth day that he would make man in his own image, and within the sixth thousand years he will fulfil it; he prepared his kingdom for Israel before the foundation of the world, and within the sixth thousand years they will inherit it.
And Jesus said in Matthew, the 25th chapter and the 34th verse :---" Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world." He knew in the beginning, before man disobeyed his commands, who would obey his commands at the ending, when the time was come for him to create man afresh, and give his kingdom unto them: therefore, with him they were already called, and justified, and glorified; and now the time is in travail to bring them forth by a new and a heavenly birth; so the bones of the House of Israel, travailed in the womb of Adam's race in the seed of Seth, and the promise of this seed he has kept renewing from time to time by the mouths of seven different witnesses, in the nature of whose seed Jesus came, first unto Enoch, who lived in the first day of the first dispensation, which is the first thousand years from the creation; and unto Noah, who lived in the second day, of the