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standing on the right side of the altar of incense.

Acts v, 19. But the angel of the Lord by night opened the prisondoors, and brought them forth,

and said.

DEPARTURE.

Jud. vi, 17, 18, 20, 21. And he said unto him [Gideon]. If now I have found grace in thy sight, then shew me a sign that thou talkest with me. Depart not hence, I pray thee, until I come unto thee, and bring forth my present, and set it before thee. And he said, I will tarry until thou come again. And the angel of God said unto him, Take the flesh and the unleavened cakes, and lay them upon this rock, and pour out the broth. And he did

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Then the angel of the LORD put forth the end of the staff that was in his hand, and touched the flesh and the unleavened cakes; and there rose up fire out of the rock, and consumed the flesh and the unleavened cakes. Then the angel of the LORD departed out of his sight.

Jud. xiii, 19, 20. So Manoah took a kid with a meat offering, and offered it upon a rock unto the LORD: and the angel did wondrously; and Manaoh and his wife looked on. For it came to pass, when the flame went up toward heaven from off the altar, that the angel of the LORD ascended in the flame of the altar: and Manoah and his wife looked on it, and fell on their faces to the ground.

Acts xii, 10. And they went out, and passed on through one street; and forthwith the angel departed from him [Peter.]

SYMBOLIC APPEARANCES.

2 Kings vi, 16, 17. And he answered, Fear not: for they that be with us are more than they that be with them. And Elisha prayed, and said, LORD, I pray thee, open his eyes, that he may see. And the LORD opened the eyes of the young man; and he saw: and, behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire round about Elisha.

Ezek. 1, 4--25, 28. And I looked and, behold, a whirlwind came out of the north, a great cloud, and a fire infolding itself, and a brightness was about it, and out of the midst thereof as the colour of amber, out of the midst of the fire: Also out of the midst thereof came the likeness of four living creatures. And this was their appearance; they had the likeness of a man. And every one had four taces, and every one had four wings. And their teet were straight feet; and the sole of their

feet was like the sole of a calf's
foot: and they sparkled like the
colour of burnished brass. And
they had the hands of a man under
their wings on their four sides;
and they four had their faces and
their wings. Their wings were
joined one to another; they turned
not when they went; they went
for the likeness of their faces, they
every one straight forward. As
four had the face of a man and
the face of a lion on the right side;
and they four had the face of an
ox on the left side; they four also
had the face of an eagle. Thus
were stretched upward; two wings
were their faces: and their wings
of every one were joined one to
another, and two covered their
bodies. And they went every one
straight forward: whither the
spirit was to go, they went; and
they turned not when they went.
creatures, their appearance was
As for the likeness of the living
like burning coals of fire, and like
the appearance of lamps: it went
up and down among the living
creatures; and the fire was bright,
and out of the fire went forth
lightning. And the living crea-
tures ran and returned as the ap-
pearance of a flash of lightning.
Now, as I beheld the living crea-
tures, behold one wheel upon the
earth by the living creatures, with
his four faces. The appearance of
the wheels and their work was
like unto the colour of a beryl;
and they four had one likeness:
and their appearance and their
work was as it were a wheel in
the middle of a wheel. When
they went, they went upon their
four sides; and they turned not
when they went. As for their
rings, they were so high that they
were dreadful; and their rings
were full of eyes round about
creatures went, the wheels went
them four. And when the living
by them; and when the living
creatures were lifted up from the
earth, the wheels were lifted up.
Whithersoever the spirit was to
go, they went, thither was their
spirit to go; and the wheels were
lifted up over against them: for
the spirit of the living creature
was in the wheels. When those
went, these went; and when those
stood, these stood; and when those
were litted up from the earth, the
wheels were lifted up over against
them: for the spirit of the living
creature was in the wheels. And
the likeness of the firmament upon
the heads of the living creature
was as the colour of the terrible
crystal, stretched forth over their
heads above. And under the fir-
nament were their wings straight,
the one toward the other: every
ene hid two, which covered on
this side, and every one had two,
which covered on that side, their

bodies. And when they went, I heard the noise of their wings, like the noise of great waters, as the voice of the Almighty, the voice of speech, as the noise of an host: when they stood, they let down their wings. And there was a voice from the firmament that was over their heads, when they wings. As the appearance of the stood, and had let down their bow that is in the cloud in the day of rain, so was the appearance of the brightness round about. This was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of the upon my face, and I heard a voice LORD. And when I saw it, I fell of one that spake.

Ezek. iii, 13. I heard also the creatures that touched one annoise of the wings of the living other, and the noise of the wheels over against them, and a noise of a great rushing.

Ezek. ix, 1-3. He cried also in mine ears with a loud voice, saying, Cause them that have charge over the city to draw near, even every man with his destroying weapon in his hand. And, behold, six men came from the way of the higher gate, which lieth toward the north, and every man a slaughter-weapon in his hand; and one man among them was clothed with linen, with a writer's ink-horn by his side: and they went in, and stood beside the brasen altar. And the glory of the God of Israel was gone up from the cherub, whereupon he was, to the threshold of the house: and he called to the man clothed with linen, which had the writer's inkhorn by his side.

Ezek. x, 1-22. Then I looked, and, behold, in the firmament that was above the head of the cheas it were a sapphire-stone, as the rubims there appeared over them appearance of the likeness of a throne. And he spake unto the man clothed with linen, and said, Go in between the wheels, even under the cherub, and fill thine hand with coals of fire from between the cherubims, and scatter them over the city. And he went in in my sight. Now the cherubims stood on the right side of the house when the man went in; and the cloud filled the inner court.

Then the glory of the LORD went up from the cherub, and stood over the threshold of the house; and the house was filled with the cloud, and the court was full of the brightness of the LORD's glory. And the sound of the cherubims' wings was heard even to the outer court, as the voice of the Almighty God when he speaketh. And it came to pass, that when he had commanded the man clothed with linen, saying,

Take firefrom between the wheels, I from between the cherubims: then he went in, and stood beside the wheels. And one cherub stretched forth his hand from between the cherubims unto the fire that was between the cherubims, and took thereof, and put it into the hands of him that was clothed with linen; who took it, and went out. And there appeared in the cherubims the form of a man's hand under their wings. And when I looked, behold the four wheels by the cherubims, one wheel by one che

rub, and another wheel by another cherub: and the appearance of the wheels was as the colour of a beryl-stone. And as for their appearances, they four had one likeness, as if a wheel had been in the midst of a wheel. When they went, they went upon their four sides; they turned not as they went, but to the place whither the head looked they followed it; they turned not as they went. And their whole body, and their backs, and their hands, and their wings, and the wheels, were full of eyes round about, even the wheels that they four had. As for the wheels, it was cried unto them in my hearing, O wheel! And every one had four faces: the first face was the face of a cherub, and the second face was the face of a man, and the third the face of a lion, and the fourth the face of an eagle. And the cherubims were litted up. This is the living creature that I saw by the river of Chebar. And when the cherubims went, the wheels went by them; and when the cherubims lifted up their wings to mount up from the earth, the same wheels also turned not from beside them, When they stood, these stood; and when they were lifted up, these lifted up themselves al o: for the spirit of the living creature was in them. Then the glory of the LORD departed from off the threshold of the house, and stood over the cherubims. And the cherubims lifted up their wings, and mounted up from the earth in my sight: when they went out, the wheels also were beside them; and every one stood at the door of the east gate of the LORD's house; and the glory of the God of Israel was over them above. This is the living creature that I saw under the God of Israel by the river of Chebar; and I knew that they were the cherubims. Every one bad four faces apiece, and every one four wings; and the likeness of the hands of a man was under their wings. And the likeness of their faces was the same faces which I saw by the river of Chebar, their appearances and themselves: they went every one straightforward.

Ezek. xl, 8. And he brought me thither, and, behold, there was a man whose appearance was like the appearance of brass, with a line of flax in his hand, and a measuring reed; and he stood in the gate.

.. Dan. vill, 16. And I heard a man's voice, between the banks of Ulai, which called, and said, Gabriel, make this man to understand the vision.

Rev. iv, 6. 7. And before the throne there was a sea of glass like unto crystal: and in the midst of the throne, and round about the throne, were four beasts full of eyes before and behind. first beast was like a lion, and the second beast like a calf, and the and the fourth beast was like a third beast had a face as a man, flying eagle.

And the

Rev. viii, 2, 6. And I saw the seven angels which stood before God; and to them were given seven trumpets. And the seven angels, | which had the seven trumpets, prepared themselves to sound.

Rev. x, 3. And cried with a loud voice, as when a lion roareth; and when he had cried, seven thunders uttered their voices.

Rev. xx, 7. And when the thonsand years are expired, Satan shall be loosed out of his prison.

THE ANGEL OF THE

COVENANT.

Gen. xxxii, 24. 25-29. And Jacob was left alone; and there wrestled a man with him until the breaking of the day. And when he saw that he prevailed not against him, he touched the hollow of his thigh; and the hollow of Jacob's thigh was out of joint as he wrestled with him. And he said unto him, What is thy name? And he said, Jacob. And he said, Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel: for as a prince hast thou power with God and with men, and hast prevailed. And Jacob asked him, and said, Tell me, I pray thee, thy name. And he Said, Wherefore is it that thou dost ask after my name? And he blessed him there.

Gen. xlviii, 16. The angel which redeemed me from all evil, bless the lads; and let my name be named on them, and the name of my fathers Abraham and isaac; and let them grow into a multitude in the midst of the earth.

Exod. iii, 2-4. And the angel of the LORD appeared unto him in a flame of fire, out of the midst of a bush; and he looked, and, behold, the bush burned with fire, and the bush was not consumed. And Moses said, I will now turn aside, and see this great sight, why the bush is not burnt. And when

the LORD saw that he turned aside to see, God called unto him out of the midst of the bush, and said, Moses, Moses. And he said, Here am I.

Exod. xxiil, 20-22. Behold, I send an Angel before thee, to keep thee in the way, and to bring thee into the place which I have prepared. Beware of him, and obey his voice, provoke him not; for he will not pardon your transgressions: for my name is in him. But if thou shalt indeed obey his voice, and do all that I speak; then I will be an enemy unto thine enemies, and an adversary unto thine adversaries.

Josh. v, 13. And it came to pass, When Joshua was by Jericho, that and, behold, there stood a man he lifted up his eyes and looked, over against him, with his sword drawn in his hand: and Joshua Art thou for us, or for our adverwent unto him, and said unto him,

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of the LORD appeared unto him, Judges vi, 12--16. And the angel LORD is with thee, thou mighty [Gideon] and said unto him, The man of valour. And Gideon said unto him, Oh my Lord, if the LORD be with us, why then is all this befallen us? and where be all his miracles which our fathers told us of, saying, Did not the LORD bring us up from Egypt? but now the LORD hath forsaken us, and delivered us into the hands of the Midianites. And the LORD looked upon him, and said, Go in this thy might, and thou shalt save Israel from the hand of the Midianites: have not I sent thee? And he said unto him, Oh my Lord, wherewith shall I save Israel? behold, my family is poor in Manasseh, and I am the least in my father's house. And the LORD said unto him, Surely I will be with thee, and thou shalt smite the Midlan ites as one man.

Judges xiii, 17, 21-23. And Manoal said unto the angel of the LORD, What is thy name, that when thy sayings come to pass we may do thee honour? (But the angel of the LORD did no more appear to Manoah and to his wife.) Tuen Manoah knew that he was an angel of the LORD. And Manoah said unto his wife, We shall surely die, because we have seen God. But his wife said unto him, If the LORD were pleased to kill us, he would not have received a burntoffering and a meat-offering at our hands; neither would he have shewed us all these things; nor would, as at this time, have told us such things as these.

Hos. xii, 3, 4. He took his brother by the heel in the womb, and by his strength he had power with God: Yea, he had power over the

angel, and prevailed; he wept, and made supplication unto him: he found him in Beth-el, and there he spake with us.

Acts vii,30-32 38 39,53. And when forty years were expired, there appeared to him, in the wilderness of Mount Sina, an angel of the Lord in a flame of fire in a bush. When Moses saw it, he wondered at the sight: and as he drew near to behold it, the voice of the Lord came unto him, Saying, I am the God of thy fathers, the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. Then Moses trembled, and durst not behold. This is be that was in the church in the wilderness with the angel which spake to him in the mount Sina, and with our fathers; who received the lively oracles to give unto us; to whom our fathers would not obey, but thrust him from them, and in their hearts turned back again into Egypt, who have received the law by the disposition of angels, and have not kept it.

ANGELS VENERATED BUT NOT
WORSHIPPED.

Judges vi, 22, 23. And when Gideon perceived that he was an angel of the LORD, Gideon said, Alas, O Lord God! for because I have seen an angel of the LORD

face to face. And the LORD said unto him. Peace be unto thee; fear

not: thou shalt not die.

1 Chron. xxi, 30. But David could not go before it to enquire of God: for he was afraid because of the sword of the angel of the LORD.

Dan. viii, 17. So he came near where I stood: and when he came, I was afraid, and fell upon my face: but he said unto me, Understand, O son of man; for at the time of the end shall be the vision.

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Matth. xxviii, 4. And for fear of him the keepers did shake, and became as dead men.

Luke 1, 12. And when Zacharias saw him. he was troubled, and fear fell upon him.

Luke ii, 9. And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid.

Acts x, 3, 4. He saw in a vision evidently, about the ninth hour of the day, an angel of God coming in to him, and saying unto him, Cornelius. And when he looked on him, he was afraid....

1 Cor. xi, 10. For this cause ought the woman to have power on her head because of the angels.

Though thou detain me, I will not eat of thy bread; and if thou wilt offer a burnt offering, thou must offer it unto the LORD: for Manoah knew not that he was an angel of the LORD.

Acts xii, 8, 9. And the angel said unto him, Gird thyself, and bind on thy sandals. And so he did. And he saith unto him, Cast thy garment about thee, and follow me. And he went out, and followed him; and wist not that it was true which was done by the angel; but thought he saw a vision.

Heb. xiii, 2. Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels un

awares.

DEVILS.

Gen. lil, 14. And the LORD God L said unto the serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life.

Job li, 1, 2. Again there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan came also among them, to present himself before

the LORD. And the LORD said Colos. ii, 18. Let no man beguile unto Satan, From whence comest you of your reward in a voluntary thou? And Satan answered the angels, intruding into those things and fro in the earth, and from humility and worshipping of LORD, and said, From going to which he hath not seen, vainly walking up and down in it. puffed up by his fleshly mind.

Rev. xix, 10. And I fell at his feet to worship him. And he said unto me, See thou do it not: I am thy fellow-servant, and of thy brethren that have the testimony of Jesus: worship God: for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.

Rev. xxil, 8, 9. And I John saw these things, and heard them And when I had heard and seen, I fell down to worship before the feet of the angel which showed me these things. Then saith he unto me, See thou do it not: for I am thy fellow servant, and of thy brethren the prophets, and of them which keep the sayings of this book: worship God.

Dan. x, 7-9, 15-17, 19. And I Daniel alone saw the vision: for the men that were with me saw not the vision; but a great quaking fell upon them, so that they fled to hide themselves. Therefore I was left alone, and saw this great vision, and there remained no strength in me: for my comeliness was turned in me into corruption, and I retained strength. Yet heard I the voice of his words: and when I heard the voice of his words, then was I in a deep sleep on my face, and my face toward the ground. And when he had spoken such words unto me, I set my face toward the ground, and I became dumb. And, behold, one like the Judges xiii, 15, 16. And Manoah similitude of the sons of men said unto the angel of the LORD, touched my lips: then I opened I pray thee, let us detain thee, my mouth, and spake, and said until we shall have made ready a unto him that stood before me, kid for thee. And the angel of O my lord, by the vision my sor-i the LORD said unto Manoah

ANGELS IN DISGUISE. Num. xxii, 34. And Balaam said unto the angel of the LORD, I have sinned; for I knew not that thou stoodest in the way against me: now therefore, if it displease thee, I will get me back again.

Matth. xil, 26, 27, 29. And if Satan cast out Satan, he is divided against himself; how shall then his kingdom stand? And if I by Beelzebub cast out devils, by whom do your children cast them out? therefore they shall be your judges. Or else, how can one enter into a strong man's house, and spoil his goods, except he first bind the strong man? and then he will spoil his house.

Mark ii, 23. 26. And he called them unto him, and said unto them in parables, How can Satan cast out Satan? And if Satan rise up against himself, and be divided, he cannot stand, but hath an end.

2 Peter ii, 4. For if God spared not the ange's that sinned, but cast them down to hell, and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto judg

ment.

Jude 6. And the angels which. kept not their first estate, but left their own habitation, he hath re served in everlasting chains, under darkness, unto the judgment of the great day.

Rev. ii, 13. I know thy works, and where thou dwellest, even where Satan's seat is: and thou holdest fast my name, and hast

not denied my faith, even in those days wherein Antipas was my faithful martyr, who was slain among you, where Satan dwelleth.

Rev. ix, 11. And they had a king over them, which is the angel of the bottomless pit, whose name in the Hebrew tongue is Abandon, but in the Greek tongue hath his name Apollyon.

2 Cor. xi, 14, 15. And no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light. Therefore it is no great thing if his ministers also be transformed as the ministers of righteousness; whose end shall be according to their works.

1 Tim. iv, 1. Now the spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving beed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of

devils.

James ii, 19. Thou believest that there is one God, thou doest well; the devils also believe and tremble.

James 1, 15. This wisdom descendeth not from above, but is earthly, sensual, devilish.

Rev. xii, 7-9. And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels, And prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven. And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world; he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with and tribulation, and poverty, (but thou art rich,) and I know the blasphemy of them which say they are Jews, and are not, but are the synagogue of Satan.

him.

CHARACTER.

2 Chron. xvili, 19-22. And the LORD said, Who shall entice Ahab king of Israel, that he may go up and fall at Ramoth-gilead? And one spake saying after this man ner, and another saying after that manner. Then there came out a spirit, and stood before the LORD, and said, I will entice him. Aud the LORD said unto him, Where with? And he said, I will go out, and be a lying spirit in the mouth of all his prophets. And the LORD said, Thou shalt entice him, and thou shalt also prevail: go out, and do even so. Now therefore, behold, the LORD hath put a lying spirit in the mouth of these thy prophets, and the LORD hath spoken evil against thee.

Ps. lxxviii, 49. He cast upon them the fierceness of his anger, wrath, and indignation, and trouble, by sending evil angels among them.

Matth. xiii, 38. 39. The field is the world; the good seed are the children of the kingdom; but the tares are the children of the wicked one; The enemy that Bowed them is the devil; the harvest is the end of the world; and the reapers are the angels.

John viii, 44. Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do: he was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.

Acts xiii, 10. And said, O full of all subtilty and all mischief, thou child of the devil, thou enemy of all righteousness, wilt thou not cease to pervert the right ways of the Lord?

Rev. 11, 9. I know thy works,

Rev. iii, 9. Behold, I will make them of the synagogue of Satan, which say they are Jews, and are not, but do lie.

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NUMBER.

Matth. viii, 30-33. And there was a good way off from them an herd of many swine feeding. So the devils besought him, saying, If thou cast us out, suffer us to go away into the herd of swine. And he said unto them, Go. And when they were come out, they went into the herd of swine; and, behold, the whole herd of swine ran violently down a steep place into the sea, and perished in the waters. And they that kept them fled, and went their ways into the city, and told every thing, and what was befallen to the possessed of the devils.

Luke viii, 30. And Jesus asked him, saying, What is thy name? And he said, Legion: because many devils were entered into

him.

POWER AND WORKS.
1 Chron. xxi, 1. And Satan
stood up against Israel, and pro-
voked David to number Israel.

Ps. cix, 6. Set thou a wicked
man over him; and let Satan
stand at his right hand.

Matth. iv, 1, 5. Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit into the wilderness, to be tempted of the devil. Then the devil taketh him up into the holy city, and setteth him on a pinnacle of the temple.

Matth. xiii, 19. When any one heareth the word of the kingdom, and understandeth it not, then cometh the wicked one, and

catcheth away that which was sown in his heart.

Luke iv, 6, 13. And the devil sald unto him, All this power will I give thee, and the glory of them; for that is delivered unto me; and to whomsoever I will I give it. And when the devil had ended all the temptation, he departed from him for a season.

Luke xxii, 31. And the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sitt you as wheat.

2 Cor. iv, 4. In whom the God of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto thein.

1 Thess. ii, 18. Wherefore we would have come unto you, even I Paul, once and again; but Satan

hindered us.

Eph. iv, 27. Neither give place to the devil.

1 Tim. i, 20. Of whom is Hymeneus and Alexander; whom I have delivered unto Satan, that they may learn not to blaspheme.

2 Tim. ii, 26. And that they may recover themselves out of the snare of the devil, who are taken captive by him at his will.

James iv, 7. Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you

1 Peter v, 8. 9. Be sober, be vigilant, because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion walketh about, seeking whom he may devour. Whom resist stedfast in the faith, knowing that the same afflictions are accomplished in your brethren that are in the world.

Rev. ii, 10. Fear none of those things which thou shalt suffer: behold, the devil shall cast some of you into prison, that ye may be tried; and ye shall have tribula tion ten days; be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life.

Rev. ix, 1, 2, 5. And the fifth fall from heaven unto the earth: angel sounded, and I saw a star and to him was given the key of the bottomless pit. And he opened the bottomless pit; and there arose a smoke out of the pit, as the smoke of a great furnace; and the sun and the air were darkened by reason of the smoke of the pit. And to them it was given that they should not kill them, but that they should be tormented five months, and their torment was as the torment of a scorpion, when he striketh a man.

Rev. xi, 7. And when they shall

have finished their testimony, the beast that ascendeth out of the bottomless pit shall make war against them, and shall overcome them, and kill them.

Rev. xil, 10, 11. And I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, Now is come salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of his Christ: for the accuser of our brethren is cast down, which accused them before our God day and night. And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death.

Rev. xiii, 12, 13. And he exerciseth all the power of the first beast before him, and causeth the earth, and them which dwell therein, to worship the first beast, whose deadly wound was healed, And he doeth great wonders, 80 that he maketh fire come down from heaven on the earth in the sight of men.

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John xii, 31. Now is the judgment of this world; now shall the prince of this world be cast out.

John xiv, 30. Hereafter I will not talk much with you: for the prince of this world cometh, and hath nothing in me.

John xvi, 11. Of judgment because the prince of this world is judged.

Rom. xvi, 20. And the God of peace shall bruise Satan under your feet shortly. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you. Amen.

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col il, 15. And having spoiled principalities and powers, made a shew of them openly, triumphing over them in it.

1 John iii, 8. He that committeth sin is of the devil; for the devil sinneth from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil.

Rev. xil 12 13.

rejoice, ve heavens, and ye that dwell in them. Woe to the inhabiters of the earth and of the sea! for the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but a short time. And when the dragon saw that he was cast unto the earth, he persecuted the woman which brought forth the man-child.

WORSHIP PAID TO THEM.

Lev. xvil, 7. And they shall no more offer their sacrifices unto devils, after whom they have gone a whoring..

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unto devils, not to God; to gods Deut. xxxil, 17. They sacrificed whom they knew not, to new gods fathers feared not. that came newly up, whom your

2 Chron. xi, 15. And he ordained him priests for the high places, and for the devils, and for the calves which he had made.

1 Cor. x, 19-21. What say I then? that the idol is any thing? or that which is offered in sacrifice to idols is any thing? But I say, that the things which the Gentiles sacrifice, they sacrifice to devils, and not to God: and I would not that ye should have fellowship with devils. Ye cannot drink the cup of the Lord, and the cup of devils: ye cannot be partakers of of devils. the Lord's table, and of the table

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Rev. xlil, 4, 14, 15. And they worshipped the dragon which gave power unto the beast: and they worshipped the beast, say ing, Who is like unto the beast? who is able to make war with him? And deceiveth them that dwell on the earth by the means of those miracles which he had power to do in the sight of dwell on the earth, that they the beast; saying to them that should make an image to the beast which had the wound by a sword, and did live. And he had of the beast, that the image of the power to give life unto the image beast should both speak and cause that as many as would not worship the image of the beast should be killed.

DEMONIACAL POSSESSIONS, (See also under MIRACLES.) Matt. xii, 43-45. When the unTherefore clean spirit is gone out of a man, 687

he walketh throngh 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: and the last state of that man is worse than the first. Even so shall it be also unto this wicked generation. Luke viii, 27. went forth to land, there met him And when he out of the city a certain man, which had devils long time, and ware no clothes, neither abode in any house, but in the tombs.

swered and said, Master, we saw Luke ix, 49, 50. And John anone casting out devils in thy name: and we forbade him, because he followeth not with us. And Jesus said unto him, Forbid him not; for he that is not against us is for

us.

Luke xi, 18, 20. If Satan also be divided against himself, how shall his kingdom stand? because ye say that I cast out devils through Beelzebub. But if I with the finger of God cast out devils, no doubt the kingdom of God is come upon you.

APOCALYPTIC SYMBOLS.

Rev. xii, 3, 4, 15-17. And there appeared another wonder in hea ven; and behold a great red dragon, having seven heads and ten horns, and seven crowns upon his heads. And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth; and the dragon

stood before the woman which was ready to be delivered, for to devour her child as soon as it was born. And the serpent cast out of his mouth water as a flood after the woman, that he might cause her to be carried away of the flood. And the earth helped the woman: and the earth opened her mouth, and swallowed up the flood which the dragon cast out of his mouth. And the dragon went to make war with the remwas wroth with the woman, and nant of her seed, which keep the commandments of God, and have the testimony of Jesus Christ.

another beast coming up out of Rev. xiii, 11. And I beheld the earth; and he had two horns like a lamb, and he spake as a dragon.

Rev. xvi, 13. And I saw three unclean spirits like frogs come out of the mouth of the dragon, and out of the mouth of the beast, and out of the mouth of the false prophet.

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