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family of the Zarhites: and he brought the family of the Zarhites man by man; and Zabdi was taken: And he brought his household man by man; and Achan, the son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi, the son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, was taken.

1 Sam. x, 19-21. And ye have this day rejected your God, who himself saved you out of all your adversities and your tribulations; and ye have said unto him, Nay, but set a king over us. Now therefore present yourselves before the LORD by your tribes, and by your thousands. And when Samuel bad caused all the tribes of Israel to come near, the tribe of Benjamin was taken. When he had caused the tribe of Benjamin

to come near by their families, the family of Matri was taken, and Saul the son of Kish was taken: and when they sought him, he could not be found.

1 Sam. xiv, 39-42. For, as the LORD liveth, which saveth Israel, though it be in Jonathan my son, he shall surely die. But there was not a man among all the people that answered hiin. Then said he unto all Israel, Be ye on one side, and I and Jonathan my son will be on the other side. And the people said unto Saul, Do what seemeth good unto thee. Therefore Saul said unto the LORD

God of Israel, Give a perfect lot. And Saul and Jonathan were taken; but the people escaped. And Saul said, Cast lots between me and Jonathan my son. Jonathan was taken.

And

1 Chron. xxiv, 5, 31. Thus were

they divided by lot, one sort with

another; for the governors of the sanctuary, and governor of the house of God, were of the sons of Eleazar, and of the sons of Itha

mar. These likewise cast lots

over against their brethren the sons of Aaron in the presence of David the king, and Zadok, and Abimelech, and the chief of the fathers of the priests and Levites even the principal fathers over against their younger brethren.

1 Chron. xxv, 8. And they cast lots, ward against ward, as well the small as the great, the teacher as the scholar.

1 Chron. xxvi, 13. And they cast lots, as well the small as the great, according to the house of their fathers, for every gate.

Esth. iii, 7. In the first month, that is, the montu Nisan, in the twelfth year of king Ahasuerus, they cast Pur, that is, the lot, before Haman from day to day, and from month to month, to the twelfth month,

one to his fellow, Come, and let us cast lots, that we may know for whose cause this evil is upon us. So they cast lots, and the lot fell upon Jonah.

Prov. xvi, 33. The lot is cast into the lap; but the whole disposing thereof is of the LORD.

Prov. xviii, 18. The lot causeth contentions to cease, and parteth between the mighty."

Dan. xii, 13. But go thou thy way till the end be: for thou shalt rest, and stand in thy lot at the end of the days.

Micah ii, 5. Therefore thou shalt have none that shall cast a cord by lot in the congregation of the

Lord.

(AFFLICTIVE PROVIDENCES, See under Disease and Death.)

6th.

ASPECTS OF PROVIDENCE TOWARDS THE RIGHTEOUS.

IN TEMPORAL BLESSINGS.

Deut. xxvii, 11, 13. And the LORD shall make thee plenteous in goods, in the fruit of thy body, and in the fruit of thy cattle, and in the fruit of thy ground, in the land which the LORD Sware unto thy fathers to give thee. And the LORD shall make thee the head, and not the tail; and thou shalt be above only, and thou shalt not be beneath; if that thou hearken unto the commandments of the LORD thy God, which I command thee this day, to observe and to do them.

Deut. xxx. 9. 10. And the LORD

thy God will make thee plenteous in every work of thine hand, in fruit of thy cattle, and in the fruit the fruit of thy body, and in the of thy land, for good: for the for good, as he rejoiced over thy LORD will again rejoice over thee fathers; If thou shalt hearken God, to keep his commandments, unto the voice of the LORD thy and his statutes, which are written in this book of the law, and if thou turn unto the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul.

2 Sam. v, 10. And David went on, and grew great; and the LORD God of hosts was with him.

2 Sam. vi. 8. And David was displeased, because the LORD had made a breach upon Uzzah: and he called the name of the place Perez-uzzal to this day.

1 Kings ii, 3. And keep the charge of the LORD thy God, to walk in his ways, to keep his statutes, and his commandments, that is, the month Adar. and his judgments, and his testiJonah i, 7. And they said every monies, as it is written in the law

of Moses, that thou mayest prosper in all that thou doest, and whithersoever thou turnest thy

self.

1 Chron. xi, 9. So David waxed greater and greater: for the LORD of hosts was with him.

1 Chron. xxii, 13. Then shalt thon prosper, if thou takest heed to fulfil the statutes and jugments which the LORD charged Moses with concerning Israel: bə strong, and of good courage; dread not, nor be dismayed.

2 Chron. xvii, 3-5. And the LORD was with Jehoshaphat, because he walked in the first ways of his father David, and sought not unto Balaam; But sought to

the LORD God of his father, and walked in his commandments, and not after the doings of Israel: Therefore the LORD stablished the kingdom in his hand; and all Judah brought to Jehoshaphat presents; and he had riches and honour in abundance.

2 Chron. xxvil, 6. So Jotham became mighty, because he prepared his ways before the LORD

his God.

Job iv, 5, 6. But now it is come upon thee, and thou faintest, it toucheth thee, and thou art troubled. Is not this thy fear, thy confidence, thy hope, and the uprightuess of thy ways?

Job xxxvi, 11. If they obey and serve him, they shall spend their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures.

Prov. ii, 21. For the upright shall dwell in the land, and the perfect shall remain in it.

the day of adversity, thy strength Prov. xxiv, 10. If thou faint in is small.

obedient, ye shall eat the good of Isa. i, 19. If ye be willing and

the land.

Isa. iii, 10. Say ye to the righteous, that it shall be well fruit of their doings. with him, for they shall eat the

Lam. iii, 39. Whereunto doth a living man complain, a man for the punishment of his sins.

'IN SUPPORT AND DELIVERANCES.

Gen. vil, 1. And the LORD said unto Noah, Come thou and all thy house into the ark: for thee have I seen righteous before me in this generation.

2 Kings xxii, 18-20. But to the king of Judah, which sent you to enquire of the LORD thus shall ye say to him. Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, As touching the words which thou hast heard; Because thine heart was tender, and thou hast humbled thyself

before the LORD, when thou heardest what I spake against this place, and against the inhabitants thereof, that they should become a desolation, and a curse, and hast rent thy clothes, and wept before me; I also have heard thee, saith the LORD. Be

hold therefore, I will gather thee unto thy fathers, and thou shalt be gathered into thy grave in peace, and thine eyes shall not see all the evil which I will bring upon this place. And they brought the king word again.

2 Chron. xxx, 9. For if ye turn again unto the LORD, your brethren and your children shall find compassion before them that lead them captive, so that they shall come again into this land: for the LORD your God is gracious and merciful, and will not turn away his face from you, if ye return unto him.

Job iv, 7. Remember, I pray thee, who ever perished, being innocent? or where were the righteous cut off?

Job v, 19, 21. He shall deliver thee in six troubles; yea, in seven there shall no evil touch thee. Thou shalt be hid from the Scourge of the tongue; neither shalt thon be afraid of destruction when it cometh.

Job xxii, 30. He shall deliver the island of the innocent; and it is delivered by the pureness of thine hands.

Ps. xxxvii, 19, 20, 23, 24, 31-33. They shall not be ashamed in the evil time; aud in the days of famine they shall be satisfied. But the wicked shall perish, and the enemies of the LORD shall be as the fat of lambs: they shall consume; into smoke shall they consume away. The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD; and he delighteth in his way. Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the LORD apholdeth him with his hand. The law of his God is in his heart; none of his steps shall slide, The wicked watcheth the righteous, and seeketh to slay him. The LORD will not leave him in his hand, nor condemn him when he is judged.

Ps. cxii, 4. Unto the upright there ariseth light in the darkness, he is gracious and full of compassion, and righteous.

Prov. 1, 33. But whoso hearkeneth unto me shall dwell safely, and shall be quiet from fear of

evil.

Prov. xii, 28. In the way of righteousness is life; and in the pathway thereof there is no death.

Eccles. viii, 5. Whoso keepeth

the commandment shall feel no [ such as keep his covenant and his
evil thing: and a wise man's heart testimonies.
discerneth both time and judg-
ment.

Isa. liv, 14. In righteousness shalt thou be established: thou shalt be far from oppression; for thou shalt not fear: and from terror; for it shall not come near thee.

Jer. xxxix, 16--18. Go and speak saying, Thus saith the LORD of to Ebed-melech the Ethiopian, hosts, the God of Israel; Behold, I will bring my words upon this city for evil, and not for good; and they shall be accomplished in that day before thee. But I will deliver the in that day, saith the LORD; and thou shalt not be given into the hand of the men of whom thou art afraid. For I will surely deliver thee, and thou shalt not fall by the sword, but thy life shall be for a prey unto thee; because thou hast put thy trust in me, saith the LORD.

Ezek. xviii, 5, 9. But if a man be just, and do that which is lawful and right, Hath walked in my statutes, and hath kept my judgments, to deal truly; he is just, he shall surely live, saith the Lord GOD.

IN SPIRITUAL BLESSINGS.

the LORD, and serve him, and obey
1 Sam. xii, 14, 15. If ye will fear
his voice, and not rebel against
the commandment of the LORD,
then shall both ye, and also the
king that reigneth over you, con-
tinue following the LORD your
God: But if ye will not obey the
voice of the LORD, but rebel
against the commandment of the
LORD, then shall the hand of the
LORD be against you, as it was
against your fathers.

2 Chron. xv, 7. Be ye strong
therefore, and let not your hands
be weak; for your work shall be
rewarded.

Job xxil, 21. Acquaint now thyself with him, and be at peace: thereby good shall come unto thee.

Ps. v, 12. For thou, LORD, wilt bless the righteous; with favour wilt thou compass him as with a shield.

Ps. xviii, 24. Therefore hath the
LORD recompensed me according
to my righteousness, according to
the cleanness of my hands in his
eyesight.

the blessing from the LORD, and
Ps. xxiv, 5, 6. He shall receive

righteousness from the God of his
salvation. This is the generation
of them that seek him, that seek
thy face, O Jacob. Selah.

Ps. xxv, 10. All the paths of the
LORD are mercy and truth unto)

Ps. xxxi, 19, 20. Oh how great is thy goodness, which thou hast laid up for them that fear thee; which thou hast wrought for them that trust in thee before the sons of men! Thou shalt hide them in the secret of thy presence from the pride of man; thou shalt keep them secretly in a pavilion from the strife of tongues.

Ps. xxxiii, 12. Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD; and the people whom he hath chosen for his own inheritance.

from evil, and do good; and dwell
Ps. xxxvii, 27-29, 37. Depart
for evermore. For the LORD

loveth judgment, and forsaketh
for ever:
not his saints; they are preserved
wicked shall be cut off.
but the seed of the
The
righteous shall inherit the land,
and dwell therein for ever. Mark
the perfect man, and behold the
upright: for the end of that man is
peace.

whom thou choosest, and causest
Ps. lxv, 4. Blessed is the man
to approach unto thee, that he may
dwell in thy courts: we shall be
satisfied with the goodness of thy
house, even of thy holy temple.

Ps. lxxxiv, 11. For the LORD will give grace and glory: no good God is a sun and shield: the LORD thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.

the righteous, and gladness for Ps. xcvii, 11. Light is sown for the upright in heart.

keep judgment, and he that doeth Ps. cvi, 3. Blessed are they that righteousness at all times.

Prov. xxi, 21. He that followeth after righteousness and mercy findeth life, righteousness, and honour.

bring it health and cure, and I Jer. xxxiii, 6. Behold, I will will cure them, and will reveal unto them the abundance of peace and truth.

Zech iii, 6, 7. And the angel of the LORD protested unto Joshua, saying, Thus saith the LORD of hosts, If thou wilt walk in my ways, and if thou wilt keep my charge, then thou shalt also judge my house, and shalt also keep my courts, and I will give thee places to walk among these that stand by.

John xii, 26. If any man serve be: if any man serve me, him will me, let him follow me; and where I am, there shall also my servant my Father honour.

ASPECTS OF PROVIDENCE
TOWARD THE WICKED.
PERSONAL PUNISHMENT.
Num. xiv, 41-43. And Moses

sald, Wherefore now do ye transgress the commandment of the LORD? but it shall not prosper. Go not up, for the LORD is not among you; that ye be not smitten before your enemies. For the Amalekites and the Canaanites are there before you, and ye shall fall by the sword: because ye are turned away from the LORD, therefore the LORD will not be with

you.

2 Sam. ii, 39..... The LORD shall reward the doer of evil according to his wickedness.

Job xxi, 28, 29, 31. 32, 34. For ye Bay, Where is the house of the prince? and where are the dwelling-places of the wicked? Have ye not asked them that go by the way? and do ye not know their tokens. Who shall declare his way to his face? and who shall repay him what he hath done? Yet shall he be brought to the grave, and shall remain in the tomb. How then comfort ye me in vain, seeing in your answers there remaineth falsehood?

Job xxxi, 2. 3. For what portion of God is there from above? and

what inheritance of the Almighty from on high? Is not destruction to the wicked? and a strange punishment to the workers of iniquity?

Job xxxiv, 26, 27. He striketh them as wicked men in the open sight of others; Because they turned back from him, and would not consider any of his ways.

Job xxxvi, 17. But thou hast fulfilled the judgment of the wicked: judgment and justice take hold on thee.

Ps. i. 4. The ungodly are not so: but are like the chair which the wind driveth away.

trodden down all them that err from thy statutes: for their deceit is falsehood. Thou puttest away all the wicked of the earth like dross: therefore I love thy testimonies. My flesh trembleth for fear of thee; and I am afraid of thy judgments.

Prov. iv, 19. The way of the wicked is as darkness; they know not at what they stumble.

Prov. xxi, 10-12. The soul of the wicked desireth evil; his neighbour findeth no favour in

his eyes.

When the scorner is punished, the simple is made wise; and when the wise is instructed, he receiveth knowledge. The righteous man wisely considereth the house of the wicked; but God overthroweth the wicked for their wickedness.

saith the LORD unto the wicked. Isa, xlviil, 22. There is no peace,

Isa. Ivii, 20, 21. But the wicked are like the troubled sea, when it cannot rest, whose waters cast up mire and dirt. There is no peace, saith my God, to the wicked.

Jer. xxiii, 19, 20. Behold, a whirlwind of the LORD is gone forth in fury, even a grievous whirlwind: it shall fall grievously upon the head of the wicked. The auger of the LORD shall not return, until he have executed, and till he have performed the thoughts of his heart: in the latter days ye shall consider it perfectly.

Jer. xxx, 14, 15, 22, 23. All thy seek thee not: for I have wounded lovers have forgotten thee; they thee with the wound of an enemy, with the chastisement of a cruel one, for the multitude of thine iniquity; because thy sins were increased. Why criest thou for thine affliction? thy sorrow is incurable for the multitude of thine iniquity: because thy sins were increased, I have done these things unto thee. And ye shall be my Ps. ix, 16. The LORD is known Behold, the whirlwind of the LORD people, and I will be your God. by the judgment which he exe-goeth forth with fury, a continucuteth: the wicked is snared in ing whirlwind; it shall fall with the work of his own hands. Hig- pain upon the head of the wicked. gaion. Selah.

Ps. i, 5. Therefore the ungodly shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous.

Ps. xxxiv, 21. Evil shall slay the wicked; and they that hate the righteous shall be desolate.

Ps. xxxvii, 20. 38. But the wicked shall perish, and the enemies of the LORD shall be as the fat of lambs: they shall consume; into smoke shall they consume away. But the transgressors shall be destroyed together; the end of the wicked shall be cut of.

Ps. Ixviii, 21. But God shall wound the head of his enemies, and the hairy scalp of such an one as goeth on still in his trespasses.

Ps. cxix, 118-120. Thou hast

Jonah ii, 8. They that observe lying vanities forsake their own

mercy.

WITH SPECIAL AGGRAVATIONS.

Job viii, 22. They that hate thee shall be clothed with shame; and the dwelling-place of the wicked shall come to nought.

Job xviii, 20, 21. They that come after him shall be astonied at his day, as they that went before were affrighted. Surely such are the dwellings of the wicked, and this is the place of him that knoweth not God.

Jer. xiii, 22. And if thou say in

thine heart, Wherefore come theso things upon me? For the greatness of thine iniquity are thy skirts discovered, and thy heels made bare.

Ezek. vii, 3, 4, 8, 9. Now is the end come upon thee, and I will send mine anger upon thee, and will judge thee according to thy ways, and will recompense upon thee all

thine abominations.

And mine

eye shall not spare thee, neither will I have pity: but I will recom thine abominations shall be in the pense thy ways upon thee, and midst of thee; and ye shall know that I am the LORD. Now will I

shortly pour out my fury upon thee,

and accomplish mine anger upon thee; and I will judge thee according to thy ways, and will recom

pense thee for all thine abominations.

And mine eye shall not spare, neither will I have pity: I will recompense thee according to thy ways and thine abominations that are in the midst of thee; and ye shall know that I am the LORD that smiteth.

man

Ezek. ix, 10, 11. And as for me also, mine eye shall not spare, neither will I have pity, but I will recompense their way upon their head. And, behold, the clothed with linen, which had the inkhorn by his side, reported the matter, saying, I have done as thou hast commanded me.

Ezek. xxiv, 13, 14. In thy filthiness is lewdness: because I have purged thee, and thou wast not from thy filthiness any more, till purged, thou shalt not be purged I have caused my fury to rest upon thee.

I the LORD have spoken it; it shall come to pass, and I will do it; I will not go back, neither will I spare, neither will I repent: according to thy ways, and according to thy doings, shall they judge thee, saith the Lord GOD.

of the house of Ahab, and ye walk Micah vi, 16. For the statutes of Omri are kept, and all the works in their counsels; that I should inhabitants thereof an hissing: make thee a desolation, and the therefore ye shall bear the reproach of my people.

NATIONAL DISASTER.

these curses shall come upon thee, Deut. xxviii, 45-47. Moreover, all and shall pursue thee, and overtake thee, till thou be destroyed; because thou hearkenedst not unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to keep his commandments and his statutes which he commanded thee: And they shall be upon thee for a sign, and for a wonder, and upon thy seed for ever. Because thou servecst not the LORD thy God with joyfulness, and with

gladness of heart, for the abund- I have called unto them, but they ance of all things.

1 Sam. xii, 15. But if ye will not obey the voice of the LORD, but rebel against the command ment of the LORD, then shall the hand of the LORD be against you, as it was against your fathers.

Isaiah i, 20. But if ye refuse and rebel, ye shall be devoured by the sword: for the mouth of the LORD hath spoken it.

Isaiah xxx, 1. Woe to the rebellious children, saith the LORD, that take counsel, but not of me; and that cover with a covering, but not of my spirit, that they may add sin to sin.

Jer. xi, 8. Yet they obeyed not, nor inclined their ear, but walked every one in the imagination of their evil heart: therefore I will bring upon them all the words of this covenant, which I commanded them to do; but they did them

not.

Jer. xil, 17. But if they will not obey, I will utterly pluck up and destroy that nation, saith the LORD.

Jer. xxv, 29, 31. For, lo. I begin to bring evil on the city which is called by my name, and should ye be utterly unpunished? Ye shall not be unpunished: for I will call

have not answered.

Ezek. xxi, 24. Therefore thus saith the Lord Gop, Because ye have made your iniquity to be remembered, in that your transin all your doings your sins do gressions are discovered, so that appear; because, I say, that ye are come to remembrance, ye shall be taken with the hand.

Hosea viii, 1. Set the trumpet to thy mouth. He shall come as an eagle against the house of the LORD, because they have transgressed my covenant, and trespassed against my law.

Hosea ix, 9, 17. They have deeply corrupted themselves, as in the days of Gibeah: thereforehe will remember their iniquity, he will visit their sins. My God will cast them away, because they did not hearken unto him: and they shall be wanderers among the natious.

AND DEATH IN EVERY SENSE.

Gen. vi, 13. And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence through them; and, behold I will destroy them with the earth.

Num. xxvii, 13,14. And when thou

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Ps. lxii, 3. How long will ye imagine mischief against a man? ye shall be slain all of you: as a bowing wall shall ye be, and as a tottering fence.

Ps. xcii, 9. For, lo, thine enemies O LORD, for, lo, thine enemies shall perish; all the workers of iniquity shall be scattered.

shall be cut off from the earth, Prov. il, 22. But the wicked and the transgressors shall be rooted out of it.

Isaiah i, 28. And the destruction of the transgressors and of the sinners shall be together, and they that forsake the LORD shall be consumed.

Isaiah v, 23, 24. Which justify the wicked for reward, and take away the righteousness of the righteous from him! Therefore as the fire devoureth the stubble, and the flame consumeth the chaff, so their root shall be as rottenness, and their blossom shall go up as dust: because they have cast away the law of the LORD of

for a sword upon all the inhabi-hast seen it, thoualso shalt be gath-hosts, and despised the word of

of hosts.

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tants of the earth, saith the LORD He will plead with all flesh; he will give them that are wicked to the sword, saiti the LORD.

Jer. xxvi, 4-7. And thou shalt say unto them, Thus saith the LORD, If ye will not hearken to me, to walk in my law, which I have set before you, To hearken to the words of my servants the prophets, whom I sent unto you, both rising up early, and sending them, but ye have not hearkened; Then will I make this house like Shiloh, and will make this city a curse to all the nations of the earth. So the priests and the prophets, and all the people, heard Jeremiah speaking these words

in the house of the LORD.

Jer. xxxv, 16, 17. Because the sons of Jonadab the son of Rechab have performed the commandment of their father, which ho commanded them; but this people hath not hearkened unto me: Therefore, thus saith the LORD God of hosts, the God of Israel, Behold, I will bring upon Judah, and upon all the inhabitants of Jerusalem, all the evil that I have pronounced against them: because I have spoken unto them, but they have not heard; and i

the Holy One of Israel.

ered unto thy people, as Aaron thy
brother was gathered.
For ye
rebelled against my command- burnethi as the fire: it shall devour
Isaiah ix, 18. For wickedness
ment in the desert of Zin, in the the briers and thorns, and shall
strife of the congregation, to sanc-kindle in the thickets of the
tify me at the water before their forest; and they shall mount up
eyes: that is the water of Meri- like the lifting up smoke.
bah in Kadesh in the wilderness
of Zin.

Belial shall be all of them as 2 Sam. xxiii, 6,7. But the sons of thorns thrust away, because they cannot be taken with hands. But the man that shall touch them must be fenced with iron and the staff of a spear; and they shall be utterly burned with fire in the same place.

they that plow iniquity, and sow Job iv, 8, 9. Even as I have seen wickedness, reap the same. By the blast of God they perish, and by the breath of his nostrils are they consumed.

Job xxxvi, 12. But if they obey not, they shall perish by the sword, and they shall die without knowledge.

Jer. xxi, 14. But I will punish kindle a fire in the forest thereof, you according to the fruit of your doings, saith the LORD: and I will and it shall devour all things

round about it.

Ezek. xviii, 18. As for his father, because he cruelly oppressed, spoiled his brother by violence, and did that which is not good among his people, lo, even he shall die in his iniquity.

poured out mine indignation upon Ezek. xxii, 31. Therefore have 1 them; I have consumed them with the fire of my wrath: their own way have I recompensed upon their heads, saith the Lord GOD.

Mal. iv, 1. For, behold, the day cometh that shall burn as an oven; Ps. xi, 6. Upon the wicked he and all the proud, yea, and ali shall reign snares, fire and brim-that do wickedly, shall be stubble: stone, and an horrible tempest: and the day that cometh shall this shall be the portion of their burn them up, saith the LORD of cup. hosts, that it shall leave them neither root nor branch.

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we might live through him. And | Verily, verily, I say unto you,
we have seen, and do testify, that
the Father sent the Son to be the

THE CURSE AND POWER OF Saviour of the world.

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John iii, 17. For God sent not John i, 16. And of his fulness his Son into the world to cou-have all we received, and grace demn the world; but that the for grace. world through him might be saved.

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Rom. vi, 18. 22. Being then made free from sin, ye became the servants of righteousness. But now being made free from sin, and become servants to God, ye have your fruit unto holiness, and the end everlasting life.

1 Cor. i, 30, 31. But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom, and right eousness, and sanctification, and redemption: That, according as it is written, He that glorieth, let him glory in the Lord.

Gal. i, 4. Who gave himself for our sins that he might deliver us from this present evil world, according to the will of God and our Father.

Gal. iii, 13. 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.

Gal. iv, 1. Now I say, That the heir, as long as he is a child, differeth nothing from a servant, though he be lord of all.

1 Tim. i, 15. This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of

whom I am chief.

Titus ii, 14. Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.

John xvii, 13, 19. And now come I to thee; and these things I speak in the world, that they might have my joy fulfilled in themselves. And for their sakes I sanctify myself, that they also might be sanctified through the truth.

1 Cor. 1, 4-6, 30. I thank my God always on your behalf, for the grace of God which is given you by Jesus Christ; That in every thing ye are enriched by him, iu all utterance, and in all knowledge; Even as the testimony of Christ was confirmed in you: But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption.

2 Cor. xii, 9. And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.

Eph. iii, 18, 19. May be able to comprehend with all saints what is the breadth, and length, and depth, and height; And to know the love of Christ, which passeth

knowledge, that ye might be filled with all the fulness of God.

Whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name, he will give it you. Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my name: ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full. These things have I spoken unto you in proverbs: but the time cometh, when I shall no more speak unto you in proverbs, but I shall shew you plainly of the Father. At that day ye shall ask in my name: and I say not unto you, that I will pray the Father for you; For the Father himself loveth you, because ye have loved me, and have belived that I came out from God.

John xvii, 11, 20. And now I am no more in the world, but these are in the world, and I come to thee. Holy Father, keep through thine own name those whom thou hast given me, that they may be one, as we are. Neither pray I for these alone, but for them also which shall believe on me through their word.

Rom. viii, 34. Who is he that condemneth? It is Christ that died, yea, rather, that is risen again, who is even at the right Land of God, who also maketh intercession for us.

boldness and access with confidEph. iii, 12. In whom we have ence by the faith of him.

Col. iii, 17. And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the thanks to God and the Father by name of the Lord Jesus, giving

him.

1 Tim. ii, 5. For there is one God, and one mieliator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus.

Heb. vii, 25. Wherefore he is able also to save them to the uttermost that come unto God by him, seeing he ever liveth to make intercession for them.

Phil. iv, 13. I can do all things Heb. ix, 15, 24. And for this through Christ which strengthen-Cause he is the mediator of the

eth me.

Col. ii, 3. In whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.

MEDIATOR AND INTERCESSOR.

John xiv, 6. Jesus saith unto me, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the

1 John iv. 9.14. In this was mani-Father, but by me. fested the love of God toward us, because that God sent his only John xvi, 23-27. And in that begotten Son into the world, that day ye shall ask me nothing,

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new testament, that by means of death, for the redemption of the transgressions that were under the first testament, they which are called might receive the promise of eternal inheritance. For Christ is not entered into the holy places made with hands which are the figures of the true but into heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God for us.

Heb. xii, 24. And to Jesus the mediator of the new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling,

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