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another god: their drink-offerings at that time certain Chaldeans I thou hast set np. of blood will I not offer, nor tako came near, and accused the Jews. Meshach, and Abed - nego,

Shadrach,

anup their names into my lips. They spake, and said to the king swered and said to the king, o

Ps. xliv, 20, 21. If we have for- Nebuchadnezzar, 0 king, live for Nebuchadnezzar, we are not caregotten the name of our God, or ever. Thou, o king, hast made a

ful to answer thee in this matter. stretched out our hands to a decree, that every man that shall

If it be so, our God, whom we strange god, Shall not God search hear the sound of the cornet, flute,

serve, is able to deliver us from this out? for be knoweth the harp, sackbut, psaltery, and

the burning fiery furnace; and he secrets of the heart. dulcimer, and all kinds of musick,

will deliver us out of thine hand, Isaiah ii, 20, 21. In that day a shall fall down and worship the

O king. But if not, be it known man shall cast his idols of silver, golden image: And whoso falleth

unto thee, ( king, that we will and his idols of gold, which they not down and worshippeth, that not serve thy gods, por worship made each one for himself to wor he should be cast into the midst

the golden image which thou hast ship, to the moles and to the bats; of a burning fiery furnace. There

set up. To go into the clefts of the rocks, are certain Jews, whom thou and into the tops of the rugged hast set over the affairs of the Hosea xlv, 3, 8. Asshur shall not rocks, for fear of the LORD, and for province of Babylon, Shadrach, save us ....

neither will we say the glory of his majesty, when Lo Meshach, and Abed-nego: these any more to the work of our ariseth to shako terribly the men, o king, have not regarded bands, Ye are our gods. Ephraim earth.

thee; they serve not thy gods, nor shall say, What have I to do any Dan. iii, 6-12, 16-18. Wherefore, worship the golden image which more with idols.

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JESUS CHRIST.

1.

preaching, which is committed unto them, How say they that HIS DIVINITY.

unto me according to the com Christ is David's son? And David

mandment of God our Saviour. hinself faith in the book of 1.-NAMES OF GOD GIVEN

Titug ii, 13. Looking for that Psalms, The LORD said unto my

Lord, Sit thou on my right hand, TO HIM.

blessed hope, and the glorious apP3, cx, 1. Tlie Lord said unto pearance of the great God and Till I make thine enemies thy

footstool. David therefore calleth my Lord, Sit thou at my right our Saviour Jesus Christ.

him Lord, how is he then his son? band, until I make thine enemies

Heb. i. 8. But unto the Son he thy footstool.

John 1, 14. . . . . . And we besaith, Thy throne, O God, is for Isa. vi, 1. In the year that king ever and ever: a sceptre of right- held his glory, the glory as of Uzzialı djed I saw also the LORD eousness is the sceptre of thy king- the only begotten of the Father... sitting upon a throne, high and dom.

John v, 17-21. But Jesus answerlifted up, and his train filled the 1 John v, 20. And we know that ed them, My Father worketh temple.

the Son of God is come, and hath hitherto, and I work. Therefore John ail, 41. These things said given us an understanding, that the Jews sought the more to kill Esaias, when he saw his glory, we may kuow him that is true; him, because he not only had and spake of him.

and we are in him that is true, broken the Sabbath, but said also 18a. ix. 6..... His name shall be cren in his Son Jesus Christ. This that God was his Father, making

bimself equal with God. Then called Wonderful. Counsellor, The is the true God, and eternal life.

answered Jesus, and said unto mighty God, The everlasting Rev. xix, 16. And he hath on them, Verily, verily, I say unto Father, The Prince of Peace. his vesture and on his thigh a you, The Son can do nothing of

Jer. xxili, 6. In his days Judah name written, KING OF KINGS, himself, but what he sceth the shall be saved, and Israel shall | AND LORD OF LORDS.

Father do: for what things soever dwell safely; and this is his name

he doeth, these also doethi the Son whereby he shall be called, THE 2.-HIS RELATION TO THE likewise. For the Father loveth LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS.

the Son, and sheweth him all FATHER IMPLIES DIVINITY.

things that liimself doeth: and he Hal. iii, 1. Behold, I will send Ps. ii, 7, 12. I will declare the will shew him greater works than my messenger, and he shall pre- decree: the LORD hath said unto these, that ye may marvel. For pare the way before me: and the me, Thou art my Son; this day as the Father raiseth up the dead, Lord, whom ye seek, shall sud- have I begotten thee.' Kiss the and quickeneth them; even so the denly come to his temple, even the Son, lest he be angry, and ye son quickeneth whom he will. messenger of the covenant, whom perish from the way. ye delight in: behold, he shall

John viii, 19, 38. Then said they come, saith the LORD of hosts. Ps. Ixxxix, 27. Also I will make unto him, Where is thy Father?

him my first-born, ligher than the Jesus answered, Ye neither know John 1, 1, 2. In the beginning kings of the earth.

me, nor my Father: if ye had was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Zech, xiii, 7. Awake, O sword, my Father also.

known me, ye should have known

I speak that The same was in the beginning against my Shepherd, and against which I have

seen with my with God.

the man that is my fellow, saith Father; and ye do that which yo

the LORD of hosts, .... John xx, 28. And Thomas an

have seen with your father. swered and said unto him, My

Matth. xxii, 41-45. While the John x, 30-36. I and my Father Lord and my God.

Pharisees were gathered together, are one. Then the Jews took up

Jesus asked them, Saying, What stones again to stone him. Jesus Acts xx, 28. Take heed there. think yo of Christ? whose son is answered them, Many good works fore unto yourselves, and to all be? They say unto him, The son of have I showed you from my the flock over the which the Holy David. He saith unto them, How Father; for which of those works Ghost hath made you overseers, then doth David in spirit call him do ye stone me? The Jews ansto feed the church of God, which Lord, saying, The Lord said unto wered him, saying, For a good he hath purchased with his own my Lord, sit thou on my right work we stone thee not, but for blood.

hand, till I make thive enemies blasphemy; and because that thou, Rom. ix, 5. Whose are the thy footstool? 11 David then call being a man, makest thyself God. fathers, and of whom as concerns him Lord, bow is he his son?

Jesus answered them, Is it not ing the flesh Christ cume, who is Mark i, 1. The beginning of the written in your law, 1 said, Ye arer all, God blessed for ever. gospel of Jesus Christ, the son of are gods? If he called them gods Amen.

unto whom the word of God came, God.

and

be 1 Tim. ill, 16. And, without con Mark ix, 7. And there was a broken; Say ye of him, whom

the Scripture cannot troversy, great is the mystery of cloud that overshadowed them: the Father bath sanctified, and godliness: God was manitest in the and a voice came out of the cloud, sent into the world, Thou blasflesh.

saying, This is my beloved Sun, phemest; because I said, I am the Titus i, 3. But hath in due times hear him.

Son of God? manifested his word through Luke xx, 41-44. And he said John xii, 44, 45. Jesus cried, and

sald, ife that believeth on me, , an high priest; but he that said

OMNIPRESENCE. believeth not on me, but on him unto him. Tholl art my Son, to Matth. xviii, 20. For where two that sent me. And he that seeth day have I begotten thee. Though

or three are gathered together in ine, seeth him that sent me. he were a Son, yet learned he my name, there am I in the midst John xiv, 7-11. If ye had known obedience by tho things which he of them.

suffered, me, yo should have known my

Matth. xxviil, 20. Teaching them Father also; and from henceforth 1 John il, 23. Whosoever denieth

to observe all things whatsoever ye know him, and have seen him. the Son, the same hath not the I have commanded you; and, lo, Philip saith auto him, Lord, shew Father: [but he that acknowledgeth i am with you alway, eren unto us the Father, and it sufficeth us. the Son, luath the Father also.] the end of the world. Amen. Jesus saith unto him, Have I been 1 John iv, 15. Whosoever shall

John iii, 13. And no man hath 80 long time with you, and yet confess that Jesus is the son of ascended up to heaven, but he hast thou not kuown me, Philip? God, God dwelleth in him, and he that came down from heaven, he that hath scen me hath seen in God.

eren the Son of man which is in the Father; and how sayest thon

1 John v, 6. Who is he that heaven. then, Shew us the Father? Ве. lievest thou not that I am in the overcometh the world, but he that

OMNISCIENCE. Father, and the Father in me the believeth that Jesus is the son of

God! words that I speak unto you, I

Malth, ix, 4. And Jesus. knowspeak not of myself; but the

ing their thoughts, said, Where.

3.-ATTRIBUTES OF GOD Father, that dwelleth in me, he

fore think ye evil in your hearts? doeth the works. Believe me

POSSESSED BY HIM.

Matth. xii, 25. And Jesus kney that I am in the Father, and the ETERNITY OR PRE-EXISTENCE their thoughts, and said unto Father in me; or else believe me

IMPLYING ETERNITY.

them, Every kingdom divided for the very works' sake.

John. vi. 61, 62. When Jesus tion; and every city or house

against itself is brought to desolaJohn xv, 23, 24. He that hateth knew in himself that his disciples divided against itself shall not me, hateth my Father also. If I murmured at it, he said unto them, had not done among them the

stand. Doth this offend you? What and works which none other man did, if ye shall see the son of min

Mark ii, 8. And immediately, they had not had sin: but now

ascend up where he was before? when Jesus perceived in bis spirit have they both seen and hated

that they 80 reasoned within

Jolin vili, 56-58. Your father themselves, he said unto them, both me and my Father. John xvil, 10,21-23. And all mine and he saw it

, and was glad: Why reason ye these things in are thine, and thine are mine; and then said the Jews unto him,

your hearts? I am glorified in them. That they Thou art not yet fifty years old,

Luke vi, 8. But he knew their all may be one; as thou, Father, art and hast thou seen Abraham thoughts, and said to the man in me, and I in thee, that they Jesus said unto them, Verily, which had the withered hand, also may be one in us that the verily, I say unto you, Before

Rise up, and stand forth in the world may believe that thou hast Abraham was, I am.

midst. And he arose, and stood sent me. And the glory which

forth. thou gavest me

I have given John xili, 3. Jesus knowing Lule ix. 47. And Jesus, per them; that they may be one, even that the Father had given all ceiving the thought of their heart, as we are one:

I in them, and things into his hands, and that he took a child, and set him by thon in me, that they may be was come from God, and went to

bim. made perfect in one; and that the God.

Luke xx, 23. But he perceived world may know that thou hast

John xvi, 28. I came forth from their craftiness, and said unto sent me, and hast loved them, the Father, and am come into the them, Why tempt ye me? as thou hast loved me. world; again, I leave the world,

John i, 48-50. Nathanael said Phil. ii, 6. Who, being in the and go to the Father,

unto him. Whence kpowest thon form of God, thought it not robe

John xvii, 5, 24. And now, o me? Jesus answered and said unto bery to be equal with God.

Father, glorify thou me with thine him, Before that Philip called Col. I, 15. Who is the image of own self with the glory which I thee, when thou wast under the the invisible God, the first-born of had with thee before the world fig-tree, I saw thee. Nathanael every creature.

was. Father, I will that they also answered and saith unto him, Col. ii, 9. For in him dwelleth

whom thou hast given me be Rabbi, thou art the Son of God; all the fulness of the Godhead may behold my glory, which thou answered and said unto him, Be

with me where I am; that they thou art the King of Israel. Jesus bodily.

last given me: for thou love ist cause I said unto thee, I saw thee Heb. i, 5. For unto which of the me before the foundation of the under the fis-tree, believest thon? angels said he at any time, Thou world.

thou shalt see greater things than art my Son, this day have I be.

Heb. 1, 10. And, Thou, Lord, in these. gotten thee? And again, I will the beginning hast laid the founda John ii, 24, 25. But Jesus did be to him a Father, and he shall tion of the earth.

not commit himself unto them, be to me a Son?

Rev. I, 17, 18. And when I saw

because he knew all men, And Heb. iii, 5, 6. And Moses verily him. I 'fell at his feet as dead. needed not that any should testify soas faithful in all his house, as i And he laid his right hand upon of man; for he knew what was in servant, for a testimony of those me, saying unto me, Fear not; I

man. things which were to be spoken am the first and the last: I am John v, 42. But I know you. ofter; But Christ as a son over he that livets, and was dead; and, that ye have not the love of God his own house; whose house are behold, I am alive for evermore, in you. we, if we hold fast the confidence Amen; and have the keys of hell and the rejoicing of the hope firm and of death.

John vi, 64. But there are some unto the end.

of you that believe not. For

Rev. xxii, 13. I am Alpha and Jesus knew from the beginning Heh. v, 5. 8. So also Christ Omega, the beginning and tho who they were that believed noh, glorified not himself to be made end, the first and the list.

and who should betray lim.

John xii, 1. Now, before the Heb. 1. 3. Who, being the bright-, say unto thee, Iler sins, which are feast of the passover, when Jesus ness of his glory, and the express many are forgiven; for she loved knew that his hour was come that imago of his person, and uphold much; but, to whom little is fortie should depart out of this ing all things by the word of his given the same loveth lit le. And world unto the Father, having power, when he had by himself he said unto her, Thy sins are loved his own which were in the purged our sins, sat down on the forgiven. And they that sat at world, he loved them unto the right hand of the Majesty on high. meat with him begin to say with. end.

in themselves, Who is thiy that John xvi, 30. Now are we sure

RESURRECTION.

forgiveih sins also? that thou knowest all things, and John v, 21, 25, 28, 29. For as the Col. iii, 13.

Even as needest not that any man should Father raiseth up the dead, and Cbrist forgave you, 80 also do ye. ask thee: by this we believe that quickenetli them; even so the Son thon camest forth from God. quickeneth whom he will, Verily,

GIFT OF HOLY SPIRIT AND John xxi, 17. He saith unto verily, I say unto you, The hour

HEAVEN. him the third time, Simon, son of is coining, and now is, when the Jonas, lovest thou me? Peter was dead shall hear the voice of the Inike xxiii, 43. And Jesus said grieve because he said unto him Son of God; and they that hear unto him, Verily I say unto thee, the third time, Lovest thou me? shall live. Marvel not at this: for To-day shalt thou be with me in And he said unto him, Lord, thou the hour is coming, in the which paradise. knowest all things; thou knowest all that are in the graves shall Luke xxiv, 49. And, behold, I that I love thee. Jesus saitl unto hear his voice, And shall come send the promise of my Father him, Feed my sheep.

forth; they that have done good, upon you: but tarry ye in the city

unto the resurrection of life; and of Jerusalem, until ye be endued OMNIPOTENCE.

they that have done evil, unto with power from on high. (See under nest Head.)

the resurrection of damnation.
John vi, 40. And this is the will house are 'many mansions: if it

John xiv, 2, 3. In my Father's
UNCHANGEABLENESS.

of m that sent me, that every Heb. I, 12. ..... Thou art the one which seeth the Son, and be were not 80, I would have told

you. I go to prepare a place for sime, and thy years shall not lieveth on him, may have everlasting life: and I will raise him you. And if I go and prepare

a place for you, I will come again, Heb. xiii, 8. Jesus Christ the up at the last day.

and receive you unto myself; that same yesterday, and to - day, and

where I am, there ye may be also. for ever.

JUDGMENT.
Matth. xxiv, 30. And then shall

John xvi, 7, 14. Nevertheless I 4-WORKS OF GOD ASCRIBED appear the sign of the Son of man

tell you the truth; It is expedient TO HIM.

in heaven; and then shall all the for you that I go away: for if I go tribes of the earth mourn, and

not away, the Comforter will not CREATION. they shall see the Son of man

come unto you; but if I depart, I John 1, 3, 10. All things were coming in the clouds of heaven

will send him unto you. He shall made by him; and without him with power and great glory.

glorify me: for he shall receive of was not any thing made that was made. He was in the world, and judgeth no man, but hath com

John v, 22, 27. For the Father mine, and shall shew it unto you.

Heb. v, 9. And being made pere the world was made by him, and mitied all judgment unto the Son; fect, he became the author of the world knew him not.

And hath given bím authority to eternal salvation unto all them Eph. ili, 9. And to make all men execute judgment also, because he that obey him. see what is the fellowship of the is the Son of man,

Rev. il, 26, 27. And he that overmystery, which from the begin

Rom xiv, 10. But why dost thou cometh, and keepeth my works ning of the world bath been hid judge thy brother? or why dost unto the end, to him will I give in God, who created all things by thou set' at nought thy brother ? power over tie nations; And he Jesus Christ.

for we shall all stand before the shall rule them with a rod of iron; Col. I, 16. For by him were all judgment-seat of Christ.

as the vessels of a potter sball things created that are in heaven,

they be broken to shivers: even as and that are in earth, visible and

5. DIVINE PREROGATIVES I received of my Father. invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or

WIELDED BY HIM.

Rev. Ili, 7. And to the angel of powers all things were created by

FORGIVENESS OF SIN.

the church in Philadelphia write; him, and for bim.

Mark ii, 5-7. When Jesus saw

These things saith he that is holy, Heb. 1, 2, 10. Iath in these last their faith, he said unto the sick

or he that is true, be that hath the days spoken unto us by his Son, the palsy, Son, thy sins be for: key of David, he that openeth, whom he hath appointed heir of given thee. But there were cer

and no man shutteth; and shutall things, by whom also he made tain of the scribes sitting there,

teth, and no man openeth, the worlds;

And, Thou, Lord, in and reasoning in their hearts, the beginning hast laid the foun- Why doth this man thus speak

6.-WORSHIP DUE TO GOD dation of the earth; and the blasphemies? who can forgive sins OFFERED TO CHRIST AND heavens are the works of thine but God only?

NEVER REFUSED BY HIM. hands.

Inike v, 21, 22. And the Scribes Rec. iii, 14. And unto the angel of and the Pharisees began to rea- live, and to him shall be given of

Ps. lxxii, 15, 17. And he shall the church of the Loadiceanswrite; son, saying, Who is this which the gold of Sheba: prayer also These things saith the Amen, the speakethi blasphemies? Who shall be made for him continually; faithful and true Witness, the can forgive sins but God alone? and daily shall he be praised. beginning of the creation of God. But when Jesus perceived their His name shall endure for ever:

thoughts, he answering, said unto his name shall be continued as PROVIDENCE.

them, Whut reason yo in your long as the sun; and men shall be Col. 11, 17. . . . . . And by him hearts?

blessed in him; all nations shall all things consist.

Luke vii, 47-49. Wherefore, I call him blessed.

was

Matth. 11, 11. And when they | Christ. To him be glory both now was the son of Heli. Which was were come into the house, they and for ever. Amen

the son of Matthat, which was the siw the young child with Mary Rev. v, 8-13. And when he had son of Levi, which was the son of

of his mother, and fell down and taken the book, the four beasts Melchi, which was the son

the son

of worshipped him: and when they and four and twenty elders fell Janna, which was had opened their treasures, they down before the Lamb, having Joseph, Which was the son of presented unto him gifts; gold, and every one of them barps, and Mattathias, which was the son of 1rankincense, and myrrh.

golden vials full of odours, which Amos, which was the son of Naum, Matth, ix, 18. While he spake are the prayers of saints. And which was the son Esli, which was these things unto them, behold, they sung a new song, saying, the son of Nagke, Which was the there came a certain ruler, and The u art worthy to tak the book, son of Maath, which was the sun worshipped him, saying, My and to open the seals thereof; for of Mattathias, which was the son daughter is eren now dead: but thou wast slain, and hast redeem- of Semei, which was the son of come and lay thy hand upon her, ed us to God by thy blood, out of Joseph, which wis the son of

the Son

of and she shall live.

every kindred, and tongue, and Juda, Which

people, and nation; And hast Joanna, which was the son of Matth. xiv, 33. Then they that made us unto our God kings and Rhesa, which was the son o: Zorowere in the ship camne and wor- priests: and we shall reign on the babel, which was the son of Salaahipped him, saying, of a truth earth. And I beheld, and I heard thiel, wbich was the son of Neri, thou art the Son of God.

the voice of many angels round, which was the son of Melchi, Matth. xv, 25. Then came she about the throne, and the beasts, which was the son of Addi, wbich

was the son of Cosam, which was and worshipped him, saying, Lord and the elders; and the number of help me.

them was ten thousand times ten the son of Elmodum. which was Matth. xx, 20, 21. Then came to thousand, and thousands of thou- the son of Er, which was the son him the mother of Zebedee's chil. Worthy is the Lamb that was Eliezer, which was the son of

kande; Saying with a loud voice, of Jose, which was the sun of dren, with her sons, worshipping slain to receive power, and riches, Jorim, which was

the

Son of him, and desiring a certain thing and wisdom, and strength, and Matthat, which was

le Son of of him. And he said unto her, honour, and glory, and blessing. Levi, Which was the son of Simeon, What wilt thou? She saith unto him, Grant that these my two heaven, and on the earth, and And every creature which is in which was the son of Juda, which

was the son of Joseph, which was song may sit, the one on thy right under the carth, and such as are

the son of Jonan, which was the hand, and the other on the left, in in the sea, and all that are in them, son of Eliakim, Which was the son thy kingdom. heard I saying, Blessing, and hon

of Melea, which was the 8071 vf Luke xxiii, 42. And he said unto our, and glory, and power, be unto Menan, which was the son of Jesus, Lord, remember me when him that sitteth upon the throne, Mattatha, which was the son of thou coment into thy kingdom. and unto the Lamb, for ever and Nathan, which was the son of

of Laike xxiv, 52. And they wor

David, Which was the son ever.

Jesse, which was the son of Obed, shipped bim, and returned to Rev. vil, 9, 10. After this I be which was the son of Booz, which Jerusalem with great joy. held, and, lo, a great multitudo,

was the son of Salmon, which was John V, 23. That all men should which no man could number, of the son of Naasson, which was the honour the Son, oven as they all nations, and kindreds, and

son of Aminadab, which was the honour the Father. lle that bon people, and tongues, stood before

son of Aram, which was the 8072 of the ihrone, aud before the Lamb; Esrom, which was the soft of oureth not the Son, honoureth not the Father which hath sent

clothed with white robes, and Phares, which was the son of Juda, bim.

palms in their hands. And cried
with a loud voice, saying. Salva- which was the son of Isaac, which

Which was the son of Jacob, John xiv, 13, 14. And whatso- tion to our God which sitteth upon was the son of Abraham, which ever ye shall ask in my name, that the throne, and unto the Lamb. will I do, that the Father may be

was the son of Thara, which was glorified in the Son. If ye shall

the son of Nachor, Which was the ask any thing in my name, I will

II.

80n of Saruch, which was the son do it.

CHRIST'S HUMANITY.

of Ragau, which was the sun of Gal. I, 3. Grace be to you,

the son of and

Phalec, wbich was

Gen. iii, 15. And I will put lleber, which was the son of Sala. peace, from God the Father, and enmity between thee and the from our Lord Jesus Christ.

Which was the son of Cainan, woman, and between thy sced

which was the son of Arphaxad, Gal. vi, 18. Brethren, the grace

and her secd: it shall bruise thy which wils the son of Sem, which of our Lord Jesus Christ be with head, and thou shalt bruise his

was the son of Noe, which was the heel. your spirit. Amen.

son of Lamech, Which was the Phil, il, 10. That at the name of P3. xxii, 22. I will declare thy son of Mathusala, which is the Jesus every knee should bow, of name unto my brethren: in the son of Enoch, which was the sun things in heaven, and things in midst of the congregation will I of Jared, which was the son of earth, and things under the earth. praise thee.

Maleleel, which was the son of 1 Tim. 1, 12. And I thank Christ

Isa, viii, 18. Behold, I and the Cainan, Which was the son of Jesus our Lord, who hath enabled children whom the 'Lord hath Enos, which was the son of Seth,

which was the son of Adam, me, for that he counted me faith- given mo, are for signs and for

which was the son of God. wonders in Israel from the LORD ful, putting me into the ministry.

of hosts, which dwelletu in mount Hcb. 1, 6. And again, when ho Zion.

Luke xxiv, 39. Behold my hands bringeth in the first-begotten into

and my feet, that it is I nyself: the world, he saith, and let all born, unto us a son is given. .

Isa. 1x, 6. For uinto us a child is handle me, and see; for a spirit

hath not flesh and bones, as yo see the angels of God worship him.

Luke iii, 23-38. And Jesus him

me have. 2 Peter iii, 18. But grow in self began to be about thirty grace, and in the knowledge of years of age, being (as was sup- with one accord in prayer and

Acts i, 14. These all continued Lord and Saviour Jesus posed) the son of Joseph, which supplication, with the women, and

our

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