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bring in everlasting righteousness, and to seal up the vision and prophecy, and to anoint the Most Holy. Know, therefore, and understand, that from the going forth of the commandment to restore and to build Jerusalem, unto the Messiah the Prince, shall be seven weeks, and threescore and two weeks: the street shall be built again, and the wall, even in troublous times.

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Isaiah lxiii. 4. For the day of vengeance is in mine heart, and the year of my redeemed is come. Micah v. · 2. But thou, Beth-lehem 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. 2 Sam. vii. 12, 13. And when thy days be fulfilled, and thou shalt sleep with thy fathers, I will set up thy seed after thee, which shall proceed out of thy bowels, and I will establish his kingdom. He shall build an house for my name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom for ever. Luke ii. 4, 5. And Joseph also went up froni Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judea, unto the eity of David, which is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and lineage of David, To be taxed with Mary his espoused wife, being great with child. Isaiah vii. 14. Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign: Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel. Luke i. 26, 27. And in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God unto a city of Galilee, named Nazareth, To a virgin espoused to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David; and the virgin's name was Mary. Luke ii. 6, 7. And so it was, while they were there, the days were accomplished that she should be delivered. And she brought forth her first-born son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for thom in the inn. Luke iv. 18, 19. 21. The Spirit of the

Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the broken-hearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised, to preach the acceptable year of the Lord. And he began to say unto them, This day is this scripture fulfilled in your ears.

Luke xxiv. 19. And he said unto them, What things ? And they said unto him, Concerning Jesus of Nazareth, which was a prophet mighty in deed and word before God and all the people. Acts xvii. 2, 3. And Paul, as his manner was, went in unto them, and three Sabbath-days reasoned with them out of the Scriptures, opening and alleging, that Christ must needs have suffered, and risen again from the dead; and that this Jesus, whom I preach unto you, is Christ. Acts x. 37-39. 43. That word, I say, you know, which was published throughout all Judea, and began from Galilee, after the baptism which John preached : How God apointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power; who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil : for God was with him. And we are witnesses of all things which he did, both in the land of the Jews and in Jerusalem ; whom they slew and hanged on a tree. To him gave all the prophets witness, that through his name whosoever believeth in him shall receive remission of sins.

SECTION IV.

I Tim. iii. 16. And, without controversy, great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, I John v. 20. And we know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true : and we are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life. John i. 1, 2. In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. The same was in the beginning with God. Phil. ii. 6. Wko,

being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God. Col. ii. 9. For in him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily. John X. 30. I and my Father are one.

SECTION V.

Rom. ix. 5. Whose are the fathers, and of whom as concerning the flesh, Christ came, who is over all, God blessed for ever. Amen. John i. 11. He came unto his Oion, and his own received him not. Heb. ii. 14-17. Forasmuch then as the children are partukers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the same; that through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil; And deliver them who. through fear of eath were all their life-time subject to bondage, For verily he took not on him the nature of angels; but he took on him the seed of Abraham. Wherefore in all things it behoved him to be made like unto his brethren, that he might be a merciful and faithful high priest in things pertaining to God, to make reconciliation for the sins of the people. Heb. iv. 14. Seeing then that we have a grcat high priest, that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our profession. Isaiah liji. 2. 4. For he shall grow up before him as a tender plant, and as a root out of a dry-ground; he hath no form nor comeliness; and when we shall see him, there is no beauty that we should desire him. Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows : yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted. Luke xxiv. 39. Behold my hands and my feet, that it is I myself: handle me, and see ; for a spirit bath not flesh and bones, as ye see me have. Luke ii. 52. And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and man. Matt. xxvii. 50. Jesus, when he bad cried again with a loud voice, yielded up the ghost. Matt. xxvi. 38. Then saith he unto them, My soul is exceeding sorrouful, even unto death; tarry ye here, and watch with me. John xi. 33. When Jesus therefore saw her weeping, and the Jews also weeping which came with her, he groaned in the spirit, and was troubled.

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Heb. ii. 16. (See above). Phil. ii. 7. But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men. 1 Tim. iii. 16. (See above). Acts xx. 28. Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood. John vi. 53. Then Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except ye eat the flesh of the Son of man, and drink his blood, ye bave no life in you. Heb. i. 6. And again, when he bringeth in the first-begotten into the world, he saith, And let all the angels of God worship him.

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John xi. 43. And when he thus had spoken, he cried with a loud voice, Lazarus, come forth! Matt. ix. 2. And, behold, they brought to him a man sick of the palsy, lying on a bed : and Jesus seeing their faith, said unto the sick of the palsy, Son, be of good cheer; thy sins be forgiven thee. John ix. 7. And said unto him, Go, wash in the pool of Siloam, which is, by interpretation, Sent, He went his way therefore, and washed, and came seeing.

SECTION VIII.

Isaiah xi. 2. And the Spirit of the Lord shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge, and of the fear of the Lord. John i. 14. And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth.

Luke ii. 40. And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom : and the grace of God was upon him. John iii. 34. For he whom God hath sent speaketh the words of God : for God giveth not the Spirit by measure unto him. Colos. ii. 3. In whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. Psalm xlv. 8. All thy garments smell of myrrh, and aloes, and cassia, out of the ivory palaces, whereby they have made thee glad.

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