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blood, and was put to death, as it was appointed at the fall, for the seed of the first Adaın to die the first death; he then arose from the sepulchre with the same body, being redeemed from the blood, which is the earth, to be a glorious body in the image of his heavenly Father, which is the lat ter Adam; so the Apostle Paul says, in bis Epistle to the Romans, 8th chapter IIth verse..--" If the spirit of him that raised up Jesus from the dead dwell in you, he that raised up Christ from the dead shall also quicken your mortal bodies, by his spirit' that dwelleth in you.
That spirit will not dwell in blood; but Isaiah prophesies, 44th chapter, 3rd verse...--" I will pour my spirit upon thy seed, and my blessing upon thine offspring: but when the fulness of times shall come lor this redemption to take place, that spirit which will not duell in blood, will be put within thern. It is also shewn, the digni, ty unto which Israel shall be raised when they are redeemed from the earth unto God, they will be kings and priests, and reign on the earth. So it is said by the Prophet Daniel, 7th chapter 27th verse..--" The kingdom, and dominion, and the greatness of the kingdom under the whole heaven, shall be given to the people of the Saints of the most High.” And the words of Jesus, in the Gospel according to Matthew, 25th chapter, 31th Come, ye
blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you
from the foundation of the world.” And as it is said by John, in Revelation, the Ilth chapter 15th verse.---- The kingdoms of this world will become the kingdoms of our Lord and his Christ. But these scriptures are, as mentioned in the text, a fountain sealed, to all but those who seek for the eyes of their under: standing to be opened, by having the fulness of his Spirit poured upon
Here is another passage, which, like the others, is as a fountain sealed to the unbelieving world, but is an open vision to Israel, Isaiab, 52nd chap. I ver. " Awake, awake; put on thy strength, 0 Zion: put on thy beautiful garments, o Jerusalem, the holy city; for henceforth there shall no more come into thee the uncircumcised and the unclean.
The words, Zion and Jerusalem, mean the true Israel of God; and their strength and their beantiful garments, are immortality. And the Apostle Paul says in his 2nd Epistle to the Corinthians, 5th chap. and 4th ver... For we that are in this tabernacledo groan being burdened: not for that we would be unclothed, but clothed upon, that mortality might be swallowed up of life.”
The meaning of this is that the Apostles did not desire to put off their mortal bodies, but clothed with immortality upon their mortal bodies; also, he says in the Epistle to the Phillipians, 3rd chapter 21st verse.
"We look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall change our vile body, that it may be fashioned like unto his glorious body.” And John says, in his Ist Epistle, 3rd chap. 2nd ver..--" We know when he shall appear, we shall be like him.
The likeness of this glorious body is shewn in the Gospel according to Mark 9th chap. 1, 2, & 3rd
"And he said unto them, Verily, I say unto you, that there be some of them that stand here, which shall not taste of death till they have seen the kingdom of God come with power. And after six days Jesus taketh with him Peter, James, and John, and leadeth them up into an high mountain apart by themselves: and he was transfigured before them. And his raiment became shiving, exceeding white as snow; sv as no fuller on earth can white them.
And John declares in Revelation, Ist chapter, 12th..-15th verses..--" That he saw one like unto
e true Panti Dostle
in linen, which was upon the waters of the river,
others the Son of man, clothed with a garment down to sild, but the foot, and girt about the paps
with a golden - I re. girdle. His head and his hairs were white like Zion: wool, as white as snow; and his eyes were as a
flame of fire: and his feet like nnto fine brass, as if they burned in a furnace.”
It is written in Ephesians, 2nd chapter, 21st ver.---" In whom all the building fitly trained together, groweth into an holy temple, in the Lord.
This agrees with the text that the law and the gospel are enclosed together, from time to time, by the spirit, to fix up a building for it to dwell in. And the fulness of the spirit is gathering the bones of Israel, anil it is enclosed
from an unbelieving world till the temple is fin} not
ished, which are the bones of the whole house of hed
Israel, which is the seventh church.
It is written in the Ist Epistle of Paul to Timothy, 6th chap. 15 & 16 verses..--" Which in his times he shall shew, who is the blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings, and Lord of lords; who only haih immortality, dwelling in the light which no man can approach unto: whom no man hath seen
This agrees with the text, that it was to be sealed
and be as a garden enclosed, till the end of times, which are within six thousand years. And the scriptures testify that then he will shew who are the children of immortality, with a lire dwelling in light; which no man can see until the times spoken of by the Prophet Daniel, 12th chap. 7th ver---" And I heard the man, clothed
is ta 1 le
nor can see.
when he held up his right hand and his left hand unto heaven, that it shall be for a time, times, and a half.” This agrees with the text, that for a time, and times, the Lord would speak in parable the things touching the end; that the words of all the prophets, and the woman's
seed, touching the things of immortality and the new birth which is the new world, should be sealed from man, as it is written in the Ist Epistle of Paul to the Corinthians the 13th chapter and the 9th 10th and 12 h verses; that it should be known in part, and prophesied in part, until times þe fulfilled; then there should be an open
vision to those that seek to be made the true Israel of God, which is the Lamb's wife; and that which is perfect come, and that which is in part be done away, and the fulness of the spirit of God will rest on Israel, and shew them things to conie; for the servants know not what the master doeth, but the sons, which are the House of Israel, know what the Father joeth; but when he had the nature of man on niin they knew him not, so now times are up, that the fulness of the same Spirit will rest on Israel, and testify of him which is the magnet of life of the light of the day, and the world will not know them, because they knew not him that had been before them.
SECOND SERMON. It is written by John, Ist chapter 13th verse... Which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God."
This text shews there is another birth yet for man. And it is written in the 1st Epistle of John, 5th chapter, 7th verse..--" For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Spirit, and these three are one
The Father is the Spirit of the new creation: and the Word is Christ resting on the seed of the woman, which was the body of Jesus; till he had done that work which man was commanded to