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tain of their salvation • perfe&t through sufferings. 11. For both he that - fan&tifieth, and they who are fan&tified, a are all of one; for which cause he is not ashamed to call them 6 brethren, 12. Saying, I will declare thy name unto my brethren, in the midst of the church will I fing praise unto thee. 13. And again, I will put " my trust in him. And again, Behold, I and the children which God hath given me. 14. Forasmuch then as the children are partakers 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; 15. And deliver them who through ” fear of death were all :heir life-time subject to bondage. 16. For verily * he ook not on him the nature of Angels ;

but he took on him the seed of Abraham (Gr. be taketh not hold of angels, ut of the feed of Abraham he taketh hold]. 17. Wherefore n all things it behoved him to be i made like unto his

that he might be a k merciful and faithful ligh priest, in things pertaining to God, to make reconiliation for the fins of the people: 18. For in that he limself hath suffered, being tempted, he is able to fucour them that are tempted.

C H A P. s: Luk. 13. 32. -1 do Cures to my Deliverer, • in whom I will

to morrow, and the truft. - Ifa. 12. 2. Behold, God is aird Day I shall be perfe&ted. Luk, my salvation: I will trust, and not 4. 26, 46. Ought not Christ to be afraid ; for the Lord Jehovah ave suffered these things, and to sis my Strength - Joh. 10. 29. iter into his Glory? Thus it is My Father which gave them me is ritten, and thus it behoved greater than all: and none is able brift to suffer. Heb. s. 9. Being to pluck them out of my Fathers ade perfe£t, he became the Author Hand. feternal salvation unto all them jo d* Ifa. 8. 18. Behold, I and the lat obey him.

Children whom the Lord hath given 11. u '+ Heb. 10. 10, 14. By the me, are for Signs hich Will we are fan&tified, thro' 14. Phil2.7. See on Joh. le Offering of the Body of Jesus hrist once for all. For by one 15

2 Tim. 1. 10. See on 1 ffering he hath perfected for Cor. 15 26. ver them that are fanctified.

& Col. 2.15. Having spoiled 1. + AEts 17. 25. And hath

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the Order of Melchifedeck. Heb. Joh. 1. 11. He came unto his own, 7. 26, 28. Such an high priest be. and his own received him not. came us, who is holy, harmless

, una | Rom. 15.8. Jesus Christ was a 5 defiled, feparate from finners; and Minister of the Circumcifion for the made higher than the Heavens Truth of God, to confirm the for the Law maketh Men high Promises made unto the Fa

priests which have infirmi:y; but thers.

the Word of the Oath which was Eph. 5. 2. Walk in Love, as 10 fince the Law, maketh the Son, who Christ also hath loved us, and hath is consecrated for evermore. †Heb. given himself for us, an Offiring and

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We have such an a Sacrifice to God for a sweet fmel high priest, who is set on the righe ling favour. Heb. 2. 17, 18. In all Hand of the Throne of the Ma. things it behoved him to be made 15 jesty in the Heavens. Every high like unto his Brethren; that he priest is ordained to offer Gifts and might be a merciful and faithful Sacrifices: Wherefore it is of ne high priest in things pertaining to ceflity that this Man have some God, to make reconciliation for the what also to offer. For if he were Sins of the People : For in that 20 on Earth he should not be a Priest, he himself hath fuffered, being seeing that there are Priests tempted, he is able to succour that offer Gifts according to the them that are tempted. Heb. 4. , Law. + Heb. 9. 11, 14. Chrif be 14, 15. Seeing then that we have a

ing.come an high priest of gcod great high priest that is pafied into 25 things to come. Chrift through the Heavens, Jesus the fon of God, the Eternal Spirit offered binje let us hold fast our Profession. without spot to God. Heb. 10. For we have not an high priest -21. Having an high priest over the which cannot be touched with a feeling House of God. of our Infirmitics ; but was in all 30 2. dt Numb. 12. Points tempted like as we are, yet vant Moses is not so, who is faite without fin. Heb. 5.1, 2. For e ful in all mine House. Josh. 1.: very high priest taken from among Moses my Servant is dead. Men, is ordained for Men in Sam, 12. 6.

It is the Lord that thing's pertaining to God, that he 35 advanced Mofes and Aaron.may offer both Gifts and Sacrifices

1 Tim. 3: 15. –That thor for lins. Who can have compassion mayft know how thou oughren on the Ignorant, and on them that to behave thy self in the House are out of the Way; for that he of God, which is the Clerck him felf also is compassed with in- 4o the living God, the Pillar finity t Heb. 6. 20. --Jesus, ground of the Truth.

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4. For every house is builded by some man; but & he that built all things is God. s. And Moses verily was faithful in all his house as a fervant, for a testimony of those things which were o be fpoken after ; 6. But Christ as a Son over his own house: h whose house are we, if we hold fast the confidence, and the * rejoicing of the hope firm unto the end. 7. Wherefore ' as the holy Ghost faith; in To day if ye will hear his voice, 8. Harden not your hearts as in the provocation, in the day of o temptation in the wilierness: 9. When your fathers tempted me, proved me, ind saw my works forty years. 10. Wherefore I was zrieved with that generation, and said, They do alway err in their heart; and they have not known my ways. 11. So I fware in my wrath, * they shall not enter [Or, s they shall enter] into my reft. 12. P Take heed, brethren, left there be in any of you an evil heart of a unbelief, n departing from the living God. 13. But " exhort one inother daily while it is called, To day ; lest any of you be hardned through the deceitfulness of fin.

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3. P + Zech. 6. 12. -Behold, the Lord fpake by me (David) and he Man whofe Name is the his Word was in my Tongue. Branch, and he shall grow up out Mat. 22. 43. -How then doch of his Place, and he shall build the David in Spirit call him Lord ? Temple of the Lord. + Mat. 16. s. Ads i. 16. This fcripture must 18. Upon this Rock till I build needs have been fulfilled, which ny Church.

the holy Ghost by the Mouth of David 2 Cor. 5. 17. If any Man Spake. de in Christ, he is a new Creature.

To Day, if | Eph. 2. 10. We are his Workman- 10 ye will hear his Voice.- t Heb. hip, created in Christ Jefus unto .4 7. good Works. Eph. 3. 9. -God 8. n See on Ads 7.51. who created all things by Jesus

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12. r Heb. 2. I. Therefore we 6.ti Cor. 3. 16. f 1 Cor. 6.15 ought to give the more earnese 19. + 2 Cor. 6. 16. Eph. 2. 21, heed to the things which we have 22. t Tim. 3. 15: t 1 Pet. 2. heard, left at any time we should $. See on Rom. 8. 9,

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13. Heb. 10. 24. Let us conider * Rom. 5. 2. [By our Lord Je one another to provoke unto love, and fus Chrift] we have access by to gcod Works. Faith into this Grace wherein we $ Rom. 7. 11. Sin taking occafiAand, and rejoice in hope of the Glo on by the Commandment, deceived

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we are made partakers of Chrift, u it we hold the be ginning of our confidence stedfast unto the end; 15. While it is said, To day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts, as in the provocation. 16. For some when they had heard, did provoke: how beit not all that came out of Egypt by Moses. 17. But with whom was he grieved forty years ? was it not with them that had fimed, whose carcases fell in the Wilderness? 18. And to whom sware he that they should not enter into his reft, but to them that believed not? 19. So we see that they could not enter in because of unbelief.

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should seem to a come Short of it. 2. For unto us was the gospel preached, as well as unto them : but the word * preached (Gr. of bearing] b did not profit them, * not being mixed with faith in them that heard [Or, because they were not united by faith to] it. 3. For we which have believed do enter into rest, as he said, As I have sworn in my wrath, If they shall enter into my rest : although the works were finished from the foundation of the world. 4. For he fpake in a certain place of the seventh day on this wife, And God did drest

the That ye put off concerning the these Men of this evil Generation fee former Conversation, the old Man that good Land, which I sware to which is corrupt, according to the give unto your Fathers. deceitful Lufts. Heb. 12.

CH A P. IV. Let us lay aside every Weight, and s 1. a Heb. 3. 19. Heb. 12, 15. the fin which doch so easily beset us. Looking diligently, left any Man

- Jam. 1. 14. Every Man is tempt. fail of the Grace of God. ed when he is drawn away of his

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lieve the Lord your God. 16. a See on i Cor. 10.5,6.

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† Numb. 14. 23, 29. I fware in my Wrach, that they † Numb. 26.65. + Jude ver. 5. See should not enter into my rest. on 1 Cor. 1o. S.

4.d Gen. 2. 2. And on the 18.ct Numb. 14. 30. Doubtless" 5 seventh Day God ended his Work ye hall not come into the Land con which he had made: and he refted cerning which isware to make you on the seventh Day from all his work dwell therein, lave Caleb the fon which he had made. + Exod. 3!, of Sephunneh, and Joshua the fon 17. In fix Days the Lord made of Nun. Deut. 1. 34, 35. The 20 Heaven and Earth, and on the fie Lord heard the Voice of your venth Day he refted and was se Words, and who wroth, and sware, freshed, saying, Surely there hall not one of

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like as a Fire ? ith the Lord: and Weapons of our Warfare are not like a Hammer that breakech the carnal, but mighty through God

Rock in Pieces ? Acts 2.37. When to the pulling down of Arong holds, they heard this, they were pricked tafting down Imaginations, and eve- ro in their Heart, and said unto Peter, by high thing that exalteth it felf and to the rest of the Apostles,

against the Knowledge of God, Men and Brethren, what shall we and bringing into captivity every

do ? Rom. 1. 16. I am not alhamed Thought to the Obedience of of the Gospel of Christ : for it is the Chrift. Pfal. 119. 25, 50.-Quick- 15 Power of God unto Salvation. - en thou me according to thy Word. Jam. 1. 18. Of his own Will be-Thy Word hath quickned me.. gat he us with the Word of Truth.

i Psal. 19. 7, Bc. The Law of i Peč. 1. 23. Being born again, not the Lord is perfect, converting the of corruptible Seed, but of incorSoul: the Testimony of the Lord 20 ruptible, by the Word of God which is fure, making wise the simple. The

liveth and abideth for ever. I Joh. Statutes of the Lord are right, re 3. 9. Whosoever is born of God joicing the Heart : the Command. doth not commit fin ; for his Seed ment of the Lord is pure, enlight. remainet b in him.hing the Eyes. The Fear of the 25 † Prov. §. 4. Her End is bitLord is clean, enduring for ever :

ter as Wormwood, sharp as a twca the Judgments of the Lord are edged Sword que, and righteous altogether.

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