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by wicked works, yet now hath he reconciled. In the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy and unblameable and unreproveable in his sight. Coloss. i. 21, 22. Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works. Titus. ii. 14. According to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost, Which he shed on us abundantly through Jesus Christ our Saviour. Titus. iii. 5, 6. Ye are complete in Him, which is the head of all principality and power. In whom also ye are circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, in putting of the body of the sins of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ.

Coloss. ii. 10, 11. t which God hath before||* And an highway shall be there, and a way, and it shall be ordained that we

called, The way of holiness; the unclean shall not pass should walk in them.

over it; but it [shall be] for those: the way-faring men, though fools, shall nor err [therein,] No lion shall be there, nor [any) ravenous beast shall go up thereon, it shall not be found there: but the redeemed shall walk [there.] Isaiah. xxxv. 8, 9. And I will give them one heart, and I will put a new spirit within you: and I will take the stony heart out of their flesh, and will give them an heart of flesh. That they may walk in my statutes, and keep mine ordinances, and do them. Ezek. xi. 19, 20. And I will put my Spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes, and ye shall keep my judgments, and do [them.] Ezekiel. xxxvi. 27. That we, being delivered out of the hand of onr enemies, might serve him without fear, In holiness and righteousness before him, Luke i. 74, 75. For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate [to be] conformed to the image of his Son. Romans. viii. 29. Elect, according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through sanctification of the Spirit,

unto obedience. 1 Peter. i. 2. 11 - Wherefore rernem- When they knew God, they glorified him not as God, her, that ye [being] in neither were thankful ; but became vain in their imagina

tions, and their foolish heart was darkened.....Who chantime past Gentiles in

ged the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the flesh,

the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Rom. i. 21, 25. Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God ? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind. And such were some of you. I Cor. vi. 9, 11. Ye know that ye were Gentiles, carried away unto these dumb idols, even as ye were led. 1 Cor. xii. 2. This I say therefore and testify in the Lord that ye henceforth walk not as other Gentiles walk, in the vanity of their mind. Having the understanding darkened, being alienated from the life of God through the ignorance that is in them, because of the blindness of their heart. Who being past feeling, have given themselves over unto lasciviousness, to work all uncleanness with greediness. Ephes. iv. 17, 18, 19. For 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 Peter iv. 3. v who are called Uncirl And they said unto them, We cannot do this thing, to give cumcision by that which

our sister to one that is uncircumcised; for that [were] a

reproach unto us. Gen. xxxiv. 14. And he was sore athirst, is called the Circum- and called on the Lord, and said, Thou hast given this cision in the flesh made great deliverance into the hand of thy servant: and now

shall I die for thirst, and fall into the hand of the uncirby hands;

cumcised ? Judg. xv. 18. And David spake to the men that stood by him, saying, What shall be done to the man that killeth this Philistine, and taketh away the reproach from Israel ? for who [is] this uncircumcised Philistine, that he should defy the armies of the living God ? 1 Sam. xvii. 26. Then said Saul unto his armourbearer, Draw thy sword, and thrust me through therewith, lest these uncircumcised come and thrust me through, and abuse me. 1 Sam. xxxi. 4. And when Peter was come up to Jerusalem, they that were of the circumcision contended with him, Saying, Thou wentest in to men, uncircumcised and didst eat with them. Acts

xi. 2. 3. 12. w That at that time w And, behold a woman of Canaan came out of the same

coasts, and cried unto him, saying, Have mercy on me, ye were without Christ

O Lord, thou (son] of David ! my daughter is grievously vexed with a devil. But he answered her not a word, And his disciples came and besought him, saying, Send her away; for she crieth after us. But he answered and said, I am not sent but unto the lost sheep of the house of Israel. Then came she and worshipped him, saying, Lord, help me! But he answered and said, It is not meet to take the children's bread, and to cast [it] to dogs. Matt.

xv. 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, and Mark. vii. 25. being aliens from the Ye shall not eat [of] any thing that dieth of

itself: thou shalt give it unto the stranger that [is] commonwealth of Israel,

in thy gates, that he may eat it; or thou mayest sell it unto an alien: for thou [art] an holy people unto the LORD thy God. Deut. xiv. 21. Thus saith the Lord God, No stranger uncircumcised in heart, nor uncircumcised in flesh, shall enter into my sanctuary, of any stranger that [is] among the children of Israel. Ezek. xliv. 9.

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y and strangers from || And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the

LORD appeared to Abram, and said unto him, I [am] the the covenants of pro-|| Almighty God: walk before me, and be thou perfect

. mise,

And I will establish my covenant between me and thee,
and thy seed after thee, in their generations, for an
lasting covenant, to be a God unto thee, and to thy seed
after thee. And I will give unto thee, and to thy seed
after thee the land wherein thou art a stranger, all the land
of Canaan, for an everlasting possession; and I will be their
God. Gen. xvii. 1, 7, 8. Now to Abraham and his seed
were the promises made. Galat. iii. 16. And the Lord
said unto Moses and Aaron, This [is] the ordinance
the passover: There shall no stranger eat thereof. Exod.
xii. 43. And they shall eat those things wherewith the
atonement was made, to consecrate [and] to sanctify them:
but a stranger shall not eat [thereof,] because they
[are] holy. Exod. xxix. 33. Ye worship ye know not
what: we know what we worship; for salvation is of
the Jews. John iv. 22. Ye are the children of the prophets,
and of the covenant which God made with our fathers,
saying unto Abraham, And in thy seed shall all the kindreds
of the earth be blessed. Acts iii. 25. Who are Israelites;
to whom [pertaineth] the adoption, and the glory, and
the covenants, and the giving of the law, and the service

[of God], and the promises. Rom. ix. 4. having no hope

20 Lord, the Hope of Israel, all that forsake thee shall be ashamed, [and] they that depart from me shall be written in the earth, because they have forsaken the Lord, the fountain of living waters. Jer. xvii. 13. I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no

hope. 1 Thess. iv. 13. a and without God in

They have no knowledge that set up the wood of their

graven image, and pray unto a God [that] cannot save. the world.

Isai. xlv. 20. Ye men of Ephesus, what man is there that knoweth not how that the city of the Ephesians is a worshipper of the great Goddess Diana, and of the [image] which fell down from Jupiter ? Acts xix. 35. The things which the Gentiles sacrifice, they sacrifice to devils, and not to God. 1 Cor. x. 20. When ye knew not God, ye did service unto them · which by nature are no gods. Galat. iv. 8. Not in the lust of concupiscence, even as the Gentiles which know not God. I Thess. iv. 5. Sirs, why do ye these things? We are also men of like passions with you, and preach unto you that ye should turn from these vanities unto the living God, which made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and all things




that are therein: Who in times past suffered all nations to

walk in their own ways. Acts xiv. 15, 16. b But now in Christ || Be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ, Jesus who sometimes

for the remission of sins; and ye shall recieve the gift of ye

the Holy Ghost. For the promise is unto you, and to were far off, are made your children, and to all that are afar off, even nigh by the blood of many as the Lord our God shall call. Acts ii

. 38, 39. And such were some of you: but ye are washed, but Christ.

ye are sanctified, but ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God. I Cor. vi. 11. And you, that were sometime alienated and eneemies in your mind by wicked works, yet now hath he reconciled in the body of his flesh through death. Coloss. i. 21. 22. For Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God. 1 Peter. iii. 18. And they sung a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood out of every kindred, and tongue, and peo

ple, and nation. Revelat. v. 9. 14 c For He is our c For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given, and

the government shall be upon his shoulder; and his name peace,

shall be called Wonderful, Counseller, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. Isaiah. ix. 6. The chastisement of our peace (was] upon Him; and with his stripes we are healed. Isai. liii. 5. But thou, Bethlehem Ephratah,[though] thou be little among the thousands of Judah, [yet] out of thee shall he come forth unto me (that is] to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth [have been] from of old, from everlasting. And this [man] shall be the peace. Micah. v. 2, 5. The word which (God] sent unto the children of Israel, preaching peace by Jesus Christ; (he is Lord of all;) Acts. x.

36. Therefore, being justified by faith, we have peace with God, through our Lord Jesus Christ: Romans. v. 1. And, having made peace through the blood of his cross, by him to reconcile all things unto himself; by him, [I say,] whether (they be] things in earth or things in heaven. Coloss. i. 20. To whom also Abraham gave a tenth part of all: first by interpretation, King of righteousness, and after that also King

of Salem, which is, King of peace; Hebr. vii. 2. d who hath made both

d In that day shall Israel be the third with Egypt and

with Assyria, [even) a blessing in the midst of the land; one

Whom the LORD of hosts shall bless, saying, Blessed [be] Egypt my people, and Assyria the work of my hands, and Israel mine inheritance. Isaiah. xix. 24, 25 *And this spake he not of himself: but being high priest that year, he prophesied, that Jesus should die for that nation; And not for that nation only, but also that he should gather together in one the children of God that were scattered abroad. John xi. 51. 52. There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female ; for ye are all one in Christ Jesus. Galat. iij. 28. And other sheep I have, which are not of this fold; them also I must bring, and they shall hear my voice; and there shall be one fold [and] one

Shepherd. John x. 16. e and hath broken down e It had a wall round about five hundred [reeds) long, and the middle wall of par- sanctuary and the profane place. Ezek. xlii. 20.

five hundred broad, to make a separation between the tition [between us ;] 15 * Having abolished in And, behold, the veil of the temple was rent in twain

from the top to the bottom; and the earth did quake, his flesh the enmity, and the rocks rent; Matthew. xxvii. 51. For what [even] the law of com- the law could not do, in that it was weak through

the flesh, God sending his own Son in the likeness mandments [contained] of sinful Aesh, and for sin, condemned sin in the flesh. in ordinances;

Rom. viii. 3. For as many as are of the works of the law are under the curse: for it is written, Cursed [is] every one that continueth not in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them. 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. Galat. iii. 10, 13. 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. Coloss. ii. 14. Wherefore when He cometh into the world, he saith, Sacrifice and offering thou wouldest not, but a body hast thou prepared me. Above when he said, Sacrifice and offering and burnt offerings and [offering] for sin thou wouldest not, neither hadst pleasure therein ;] which are offered by the law; Then said he, Lo, I come to do thy will, O God. He taketh away the first, that he may establish the second. By the which will we are sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once [for all]. Having therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus, By a new and living way, which he hath consecrated for us, through the veil, that is to say, his flesh.

Heb. x. 5, 8, 9, 10, 19, 20. 8 for to make in himself|| For as many of you as have been baptized into Christ, have

put on Christ. There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is of twain one new man, neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female : for [so] making peace;

ye are all one in Christ Jesus. Gala. iii. 27, 28. For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor

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