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the head over allll speaking the truth in love, may grow up into Him in all [things] to the church, || Even as Christ is the head of the church. Ephes. v. 23.

things, which is the head [even] Christ. Ephes. iv. 15. He is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the first-born from the dead; that in all [things He might have the pre-eminence. Coloss. i. 18. And not holding the Head, from which all the body by joints and bands having nourishment ministered, and knit together,

increaseth with the increase of God. Coloss. ii. 19. 23 w Which is his "We [being] many, are one body in Christ. Rom. xii. 5.

Ye are the body of Christ. i Cor. xii. 27. For the body, edifying of the body of Christ. Ephes. iv. 12.

Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up that which is behind of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh, for his

body's sake, which is the church. Coloss. j. 24. * the fulness of him of his fulness have all we received, and grace for grace.

John. i. 16. In Him dwelleth all the fulness of the God-
Head bodily. And ye are complete in Him. Colos. ii. 9, 10.
Being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by
Jesus Christ. Philipp. i. 11. To know the love of Christ,
which passeth knowledge, that ye might be filled with all

the fulness of God. Ephes. iii. 19. y that filleth all in all.ll y There are diversities of operations, but it is the same God

which worketh all in all. I Cor. xii. 6. He that descended is the same also that ascended up far above all heavens, that he might fill all things. And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and sone, pastors and teachers; For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ: Till we all come, in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ. Ephes. iv. 10, 11, 12, 13. For it pleased [the Father] that in him should all fulness

dwell. Coloss. i. 19. There is neither Greek nor Jew, cirCHAP. II.

cumcision nor uncircumcision, Barbarian, Scythian, bond

[nor] free, but Christ [is] all, and in all. Coloss. iii. 11. 2 And you [hath hel" In the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.

Genesis. ii. 17. But Jesus said unto him, follow me; quickened,] who were

and let the dead bury their dead. Matth. viii. 22. This dead in trespasses and my son was dead, and is alive again ; he was lost, and is sins;

found. Luke xv. 24. Verily, verily, I say unto you, the hour is coming, and now is, when the dead shall hear the voice of the Son of God: and they that hear shall live. John. v. 25. The love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge that if one died for all, then were all dead. 2 Cor. v. 14. God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us. Even when we where dead in sins. Ephes. ii. 4. 5. Being alienated from the life of God, through the ignorance that is in them, because of the blindness of their heart. Ephes. iv. 18. And you, being dead in your sins and the uncircumcision of your flesh. Coloss. ii. 13. She that liveth in pleasure is dead while she liveth. 1 Timothy v. 6. We know that we have passed ed from death unto life, because we love the brethren. He that loveth not [his] brother, abideth in death. 1 John

iii. 14. 2 a Wherein in time a As ye have yielded your members servants to uncleanness,

and to iniquity, unto iniquity. Romans vi. 19. When we past'ye walked

were in the flesh, the motions of sins, which were by the law did work in our members. Romans vii. 5. Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God..... and such were some of you. 1 Cor. vi. 9, 11. That ye put off, concerning the former conversation, the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts. Ephes. iv. 22. You that were sometime alienated, and enemies in (your] mind by wicked works. Col. i. 25. In the which ye also walked sometime, when ye lived in them. Col. iii. 7. Ye were as sheep going astray. 1 Peter ii. 25.

For ye were sometimes darkness. Ephes. v. 8. according to the The world cannot hate you; but me it hateth, because I course of this world, testify of it, that the works thereof are evil. John. vii. 7.

Who gave himself for our sins, that he might deliver us from this present evil world. Galat. i. 4. Many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weepping, [that they are] the enemies of the cross of Christ: whose end is destruction, whose God [is their] belly, and [whose] glory [is] in their shame, who mind earthly things. Phil. iii. 18. 19. All that [is] in the world, the lust of the flesh and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world. 1. John. ii. 16.

The whole world lieth in wickedness. 1 John. v. 19. Caccording to the c Now is the judgement of this world: now shall the Prince prince of the power|| darkness to light and [from] the power of Satan unto God.

of this world be cast out. Jo xii. 31. To turn [them] from of the air,

Acts xxvi. 18. The God of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not. 2 Cor. iv. 4. For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high [places.] Ephes. vi. 12. Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness. Coloss. i. 13. And the great Dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan,

which deceiveth the whole world. Revelat. xii. 9. spirit that now Ye are of [your] father the Devil, and the lusts of your worketh in the chil-ll father will ye do. John. viii. 44. When the unclean Spirit

d the

dren of disobedience. through dry places, seeking rest and findeth none. Then

he saith, I will return into my house from whence I came out; and when he is come, he findeth [it] empty, swept, and garnished. Then goeth he, and taketh with himself seven other spirits more wicked than himself, and they enter in and dwell there. Matth. xii. 43, 44, 45, and Luke xi. 24—26, same words. Then entered Satan into Judas surnamed Iscariot. Luke xxii. 3. The Devil having now put into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon's Cson] to betray him. John xiii. 2. But Peter said, Ananias, why hath Satan filled thine heart to lie to the Holy Ghost? Acts v. 3. In whom the God of this world hath blinded the minds of them that believe not. 2 Cor. iv. 4. He that

committeth sin, is of the Devil. 1 John iii. 8. 3 e Among

whome All we, like sheer, have gone astray; we have turned every also we all had our

one to his own way. Isai. liii. 6. What then ? are we better

[than they?] No, in no wise; for we have before proved conversation in times both Jews and Gentiles that they are all under sin. As it past,

is written, There is none righteous, no not one. There is none that understandeth, there is none that seeketh after God. They are all gone out of the way, they are together become unprofitable; there is none that doeth good, no, not one. Rom. iii. 9, 10, 11, 12. There is no difference, for all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God. Rom. iii. 23. We ourselves also were sometimes foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, [and] hating one another. Titus iii. 3. The time past of [our] life may suffice us to have wrought the will of the Gentiles, when we walked in lasciviousness, lusts, excess of wine, revellings, banquetings, and abominable idolatries. 1 Pet. iv. 3. Which in time past [were] not a people. 1 Peter ii. 10.

See on Chap. II verse 2 (a) fin the lusts of our f But sin, taking occasion by the commandment, wrought flesh,

in me all manner of concupiscence. Rom. vii. 3. fulfilling the

put off, concerning the former conversation, the old man, desires of the flesh which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts. Eph. iv. and of the mind;

22. The works of the flesh are manifest; which are [these;] adultery, fornieation, uncleanness, lasciviousness. Idolatry, witehcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, scditions, heresies. Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like. Gal. v. 19, 20, 21. Serving divers lusts and pleasures. Titus iii. 3. All that [is] in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world. 1 John ii. 16. Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, that ye should obey it in the lusts thereof. Ye bave yielded your members servants to uncleanness and to ini

That ye

quity unto iniquity. Rom. vi. 12, 19. They that are after the flesh do mind the things of the flesh. Rom. viii. 5. Make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts [thereof] Rom. xiii. 14. Who being past feeling, have given themselves over unto lasciviousness, to work all uncleanness with greediness. Ephes. iv. 19. Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh. Galat. v. 16. There shall come in the last day scoffers, walking after their own lusts. 2 Peter iii. 3. Murmurers, com

plainers, walking after their own lusts. Jude 16. "5 and were by nature s Adam lived an hundred and thirty years, and begat (a son]

Who the children of wrath in his own likeness, af ter his image. Ĝenesis v. 3.

can bring a clean [thing] out of an unclean? Not one. even as others,

Job. xiv. 4. What is man that he should be clean? and [he which is] born of a woman that he should be righteous ? Job xv. 14. How then can man be justified with God? or how can he be clean [that is] born of a woman. Job. XXV. 4. The wicked are estranged from the womb; they go astray as soon as they be born, spea king lies. Psalm. lviii. 3. Behold, I was shapen in iniquity, and in sin did my mother conceive me. Psalm li. 5. I knew that thou wouldest deal very treacherously, and wast called a transgressor from the womb. Isai. xlviii. 8. That which is born of the flesh is flesh. John. iii. 6. By one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon


men, for that all have sinned: by one man's offence death reigned by one. If, through the offence of one, many be dead. By the offence of ong (judgment came] upon all men to condemnation. By one man's disobedience many were made sinners. Rom. v. 12, 15, 17-19. What then? are we better [than they?] No, in no wise: for we have before proved both Jews and Gentiles, that they are all under sin. Rom. iii. 9. The Scripture hath

concluded all under sin. Galat. iii. 22. 4 " But God, who is And the LORD passed by before him, and proclaimed,

The LORD, the LORD God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in goodness. Exodus xxxiv. 6. And David said unto Gad, I am in a great strait: let me fall now into the hand of the LORD: for very great are his mercies. 1 Chron. xxi. 13. Who is a God like unto thee, that pardoneth iniquity, and passeth by the transgression ofthe remnant of his heritage ? he retaineth not his anger

for because he delighteth in mercy. Micah viji. 18. The LORD is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and plenteous in mercy. Psalm ciii. 8. Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions. Psalm li. 1. Through the tender mercy of our

rich in mercy,


God; whereby the day-spring from on high hath visited us. Luke. i. 78. Where sin abounded, grace did much more abound. Rom. v. 20. So then [it is] not of him that willeth, nor of him that runneth, but of God that sheweth mercy. That he might make known the riches of his glory on the vessels of mercy. Rom. ix. 16, 23. According to his mercy he saved us. Titus. iii. 5. This is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, saith the Lord;....I will be merciful to their unrighteousness. Hebr. viii. 12. Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which, according to his abundant mercy, hath

begotten us again unto a lively hope. 1 Peter i. 3. i for His great love. I will mention the loving-kindnesses of the LORD, [and] wherewith He loved us,

the praises of the LORD, according to all that the LORD

hath bestowed upon us, and the great goodness towards 5 even

when we the house of Israel, which he hath bestowed on them, were dead in sins,

according to his mereies, and according to the multitude of his loving-kindnesses: Isaiah lxiii. 7. The LORD hath appeared of old unto me, [saying, ] Yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love; therefore with loving-kindness have I drawn thee. Jeremiah xxxi. 3. And when I passed by thee, and saw thee polluted in thine own blood, I said unto thee, (when thou wast] in thy blood, Live; yea, I said unto thee, [when thou wast] in thy blood, Live. Now when I passed by thee and looked upon thee, behold, thy time was the time of love. Ezekiel. xvi. 6, 8. God so loved the world, that he gave his only-begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish. John. iii. 16. When we were yet without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly. God commendeth his love towards us, in that while we were yet sinners Christ died for us. When we were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son. Rom. v. 6, 8, 10. Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us. I John. iv. 10. Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but, according to his mercy he saved us. Titus iii. 5. See on Chap. II.

verse 1. (-) i hath quickened quickened us Thy, dead [men] shall live, [together with] my dead body

shall they arise ; awake and sing ye that dwell in dust, for together with Christ, thy dew (is as) the dew of herbs, and the earth shall cast by grace ye are saved) out the dead. Isaiah xxvi. 19. Verily, verily, I say unto

you, the hour is coming, and now is, when the dead shall hear the voice of the Son of God : and they that hear shall live. For as the Father hath life in himself; so hath he given to the Son to have life in himself ; John v. 25, 26. And this is the will of him that sent me, that every one which seeth the Son, and believeth on him, may have everlasting life: and I will raise him up at the last day.

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