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APPEARANCE TO THE ELEVEN.

John xx. 26-29. And after eight days, again his disciples were within, and Thomas with them. Then came Jesus, the doors being shut, and stood in the midst, and said, Peace be unto you. Then saith he to Thomas, Reach hither thy finger, and behold my hands; and reach hither thy hand, and thrust it into my side: and be not faithless, but believing. And Thomas answered and said unto him, My Lord and my God. Jesus saith unto him, Thomas, because thou hast seen me, thou hast believed: blessed are they

that have not seen, and yet have

believed.

FALSEHOOD OF THE SANHEDRIM. Matth. xxviii, 11-15. Now, when they were going, behold, some of

the watch came into the city, and shewed unto the chief priests all the things that were done. And when they were assembled with the elders, and had taken counsel, they gave large money unto the soldiers. Saying, Say ye, his disciples came by night, and stole him away while we slept. And if this come to the governor's ears, we will persuade him, and secure you. So they took the money, and did as they were taught: and this saying is commonly reported among the Jews until this day.

APPEARANCE AT THE SEA OF
TIBERIAS.

John xx, 1, 2. After these things Jesus shewed himself again to the disciples at the sea of Tiberias; and on this wise shewed he himself. There were together Simon Peter, and Thomas called Didymus, and Nathanael of Cana in Galilee, and the sons of Zebedee, and two other of his disciples.

John xxi, 4, 12--14... When the morning was now come, Jesus stood on the shore; but the disciples knew not that it was Jesus. Jesus saith unto them, Come and dine. And none of the disciples durst ask him, Who art thou? knowing that it was the Lord. Jesus then cometh, and taketh bread, and giveth them, and fish likewise. This is now the third time that Jesus showed himself to his disciples after that he was risen from the dead.

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ON A MOUNTAIN IN GALILEE. Matth. xxviii, 16--18. Then the eleven disciples went away into Galilee, into a mountain where Jesus had appointed them. And when they saw him. they worshipped him; but some doubted. Aud Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.

FURTHER PROoofs.

shewed himself alive after his Acts 1, 3, 4. To whom also he passion by many infallible proofs, being seen of them forty days, and speaking of the things pertaining to the kingdom of God: And, them, commanded them that they being assembled together with should not depart from Jerusalem,

but wait for the promise of the Father, which, saith he, ye have

heard of me.

Acts x, 40, 41. Him God raised up the third day, and shewed him openly; Not to all the people, but

unto witnesses chosen before of

God, even to us, who did eat and drink with him after he rose from the dead.

1 Cor. xv, 5-7. And that he was

seen of Cephas, then of the twelve. After that he was seen of above five hundred brethren at once; of whom the greater part remain unto this present; but some are fallen asleep. After that he was seen of James; then of all the apostles.

INFERENCES AND LESSONS. raised up, having loosed the pains Acts ii, 24, 32. Whom God hath ble that he should be holden of it. of death: because it was not possiThis Jesus hath God raised up,

whereof we all are witnesses.

Acts ill, 15. 26. And killed the Prince of life, whom God hath raised from the dead; whereof we are witnesses. God, having raised up his Son Unto you first, Jesus, sent him to bless you, in turning away every one of you from his iniquities.

Acts iv, 33. And with great power gave the apostles witness Jesus: and great grace was upon of the resurrection of the Lord

them all.

Acts v, 30. The God of our fathers raised up Jesus, whom ye slew, and hanged on a tree.

Acts xiii, 30, 37. But God raised him from the dead: But he, whom God raised again, saw no corrup

tion.

Acts xxv, 19. But had certain questions against him of their own superstition, and of one Jesus, which was dead, whom Paul affirmed to be alive.

Acts xxvi, 23. That Christ should

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suffer, and that he should be the first that should rise on the dead, and should shew light unto the people, and to the Gentiles.

Rom. i, 4. And declared to be the Son of God with power, according to the Spirit of holiness, by the resurrection from the dead.

Rom. viii, 11. But if the Spirit of him that raised up Jesus from the dead dwell in you, he that raised up Christ from the dead bodies by his Spirit that dwelleth shall also quicken your mortal in you.

raised up the Lord, and will also 1 Cor. vi, 14. And God hath both raise up us by his own power.

which raised up the Lord Jesus, 2 Cor. iv, 14. Knowing that he shall raise up us also by Jesus, and shall present us with you.

2 Cor. xiii, 4. For though he was crucified through weakness, yet he liveth by the power of God: for we also are weak in him, but we shall live with him by the power of God toward you.

Gal. i, 1. Paul, an apostle, (not of men, neither by man, but by Jesus Christ, and God the Father, who raised him from the dead.)

Phil. iii, 10. That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conform

able unto his death.

2 Tim. ii, 8. Remember that Jesus Christ, of the seed of David, was raised from the dead according to my gospel.

11. THE ASCENSION. them out as far as to Bethany; and Luke xxiv, 50, 51. And he led he lifted up his hands and blessed them. And it came to pass, while he blessed them, he was parted from them, and carried up into heaven.

treatise have I made, O TheophiActs 1, 1, 2, 10, 11. The former lus, of all that Jesus began both to do and teach, Until the day in which he was taken up, after that he through the Holy Ghost had given commandments unto the And, while they looked stedfastly apostles whom he had chosen. toward heaven, as he went up, behold, two men stood by them in white apparel; Which also said, Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven? this same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen him go into heaven.

Acts ii, 33-36. Therefore being by the right hand of God exalted, and having received of the Father the promise of the Holy Ghost, he

hath shed forth this, which ye now see and hear. For David is not ascended into the heavens; but he

saith himself, The LORD said unto my Lord, Sit thou on my right hand, Until I make thy foes thy

footstool. Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly, that God hath made that some

Jesus, whom ye have crucified,

both Lord and Christ.

Acts vil, 55, 56. But he, being full of the Holy Ghost, looked up stedfastly into heaven, and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing on the right hand of God, And said, Behold, I see the heavens opened, and the Son of man standing on the right hand of God.

VL CHRIST'S CHARACTER them that sat at the table with

HIS HUMILITY.

him, Foxes have holes, and birds Luke ix, 58. And Jesus said unto of the air have nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his

head.

John iv. 7. 8. There cometh a woman of Samaria to draw water, Jesus saith unto her, Give me to drink. (For his disciples were gone away unto the city to buy meat.)

HIS PRESENCE IN SOCIAL LIFE.

Matth. xxi, 17. And he left them, and went out of the city into Bethany; and he lodged there.

Mark ii, 15, 16. And it came to Acts xiii, 34, 35. And as concern-pass, that, as Jesus sat at meat in ing that he raised him up from the dead, now no more to return to corruption, he said on this wise, I will give you the sure mercies of Davil. Wherefore he saith also in another psalm, Thou shalt not suffer thine Holy One to see corruption.

Rom. vi, 8-10. Now, if we be dead with Christ, we believe that we shall also live with him: Knowing that Christ, being raised from the dead, dieth no more; death hath no more dominion over him. For in that he died, he died unto sin once: but in that he liveth, he liveth unto God.

Eph. 1, 20. Which he wrought in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and set him at his own right hand in the heavenly places.

Col. i, 1, If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God.

Heb. x, 12, 13. But this man, after he had offered one sacrifice for sins, for ever sat down on the right hand of God; From henceforth expecting till his enemies be

made his footstool.

1 Peter i, 21. Who by him do believe in God, that raised him up from the dead, and gave him glory; that your faith and hope might be in God.

1 Peter iii, 22. Who is gone into heaven, and is on the right hand of God; angels, and authorities, and powers, being made subject unto him.

Rev. li, 8. And unto the angel of the church in Smyrna write; These things saith the first and the last, which was dead, and is alive.

Rev. xii, 5. And she brought forth a man-child, which was to rule all nations with a rod of iron: and her child was caught up unto God, and to his throne.

his house, many publicans and sinners sat also together with Jesus and his disciples: for there were many, and they followed him. And when the scribes and Pharisees saw him eat with publicans and sinners, they said unto his disciples. How is it that he eateth and drinketh with publicans and sinners?

Luke v, 29. And Levi made him a great feast in his own house: and there was a great company of publicans, and of others, that sat down with them.

Luke vii, 36. And one of the Pharisees desired him that he And he would eat with him. went into the Pharisee's house, and sat down to meat.

Luke x, 38. Now it came to pass, as they went, that he entered into a certain village: and a certain woman, named Martha, received him into her house.

Luke xi, 37. And as he spake, a certain Pharisee besought him to dine with him; and he went in, and sat down to meat.

Luke xix, 5, 6. And when Jesus came to the place, he looked up, and saw him, and said unto him, Zaccheus, make haste, and come down; for to-day I must abide at thy house. And he made haste, and came down, and received him joyfully.

John iv, 40. So when the Samar

itans were come unto him, they besought him that he would tarry with them: and he abode there two days.

John xi, 5, 6. Now Jesus loved Martha, and her sister, and Laz arus. When he had heard therefore that he was sick, he abode two days still in the same place where he was.

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John iv, 31-34. In the mean while his disciples prayed him, saying. Master, eat. But he said unto them, I have meat to eat that ye know not of. Therefore said the disciples one to another, Hath any man brought him ought to eat? Jesus saith unto them, My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.

IIIS FRIENDSHIPS.

Mark xv, 40, 41. There were also women looking on afar off: among whom was Mary Magdalene and Mary the mother of James the less and of Joses, and Salome; (Who also, when he was in Galilee, followed him, and ministered unto him;) and many other women which came up with him unto Jerusalem.

Luke vii, 37. 38. And, behold, a woman in the city, which was a sinner, when she knew that Jesus sat at meat in the Pharisee's house, brought an alabaster-box of ointment, And stood at his feet behind him weeping, and began to wash his feet with tears, and did wipe them with the hairs of her head, and kissed his feet, and anointed them with the ointment.

Luke viii, 2, 3. And certain women, which had been healed of evil spirits and infirmities, Mary called Magdalene, out of whom went seven devils. And Joanna the wife of Chuza Herod's steward, and Susanna, and many others, which ministered unto him of

their substance.

John vii, 50. Nicodemus saith unto them, (he that came to Jesus by night, being one of them.)

John xi, 20, 28-30. Then Martha, as soon as she heard that Jesus was coming, went and met him: but Mary sat still in the house. And when she had so said, she went her way, and called Mary her sister secretly, saying. The Master is come, and calleth for thee. As soon as she heard that, she arose quickly, and came unto him. Now Jesus was not yet come into the town, but was in that place where Martha met him.

HIS WANT OF OSTENTATION. Matth. viii, 18. Now, when Jesus saw great multitudes about him, he gave commandment to depart unto the other side.

Matth. xii, 15, 16. . . . And great multitudes followed him, and he healed them all. And charged them that they should not make him known.

Matth. xiv, 22. And straightway Jesus constrained his disciples to

get into a ship, and to go before him unto the other side, while he sent the multitudes away.

Matth. xv. 29. And Jesus departed from thence, and came nigh unto the sea of Galilee, and went up into a mountain, and sat down there.

Matth. xvi, 20. Then charged he his disciples that they should tell no man that he was Jesus the Christ.

Matth. xvii, 9. And as they came down from the mountain. Jesus charged them, saying, Tell the vision to no man, until the Son of man be risen again from the dead. Mark vi, 31. 32. And he said unto them, Come ye yourselves apart into a desert place and rest a while: for there were many coming and going, and they had no leisure so much as eat. And they departed into a desert place by ship privately.

Mark ix, 30. And they departed thence, and passed through Galilee; and he would not that any man should know it.

Luke ix, 10. And the apostles, when they were returned, told him all that they had done. And he took them, and went aside privately into a desert place belonging to the city called Bethsaida.

John v, 13. And he that was heal ed wist not who it was: for Jesus had conveyed himself away, a multitude being in thet place.

John vi, 3. And Jesus went up into a mountain, and there he sat with his disciples.

IIIS MESSIAHSHIP. Matth. ix, 9. And as Jesus passed forth from thence he saw a man, named Matthew, sitting at the receipt of custom: and he saith unto him, Follow me. And he arose, and followed him.

Matth. xvi, 16, 17. And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God. And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Bar-jona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is

in heaven.

Luke ix, 20, 57. He said unto them. But whom say ye that I am? Peter answering, said, The Christ of God. And it came to pass that, as they went in the way, a certain man said unto him, Lord, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest.

John 1, 45. Philip findeth Nathamel, and saith unto him. We have found him of whom Moses in the Law, and the Prophets, did write Jesus of Nazareth the son of Joseph.

John ii, 23. Now when he was in Jerusalem at the passover, in the feast day, many believed in his name, when they saw the miracles which he did.

John iii, 1, 2. There was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicolemus a ruler of the Jews: The same came to Jesus by night, and said unto him, Rabbi, we know that thou art a teacher come from

God: for no man can do these miracles that thou doest, except God be with him.

John iv, 28-30, 39, 41, 42. The woman then left her water-pot, and went her way into the city, and saith to the men, Come, see a man which told me all things

that ever I did: is not this the Christ? Then they went out of the city, and came unto him. And city believed on him for the saymany of the Samaritans of that ing of the woman, which testified, he told me all that ever I did. And many more believed because of his own word; And said unto the woman, Now we believe, not because of thy saying: for we have heard him ourselves, and know that this is indeed the Christ, the Saviour of the world.

John vi, 69. And we believe, and are sure, that thou art that Christ, the Son of the living God.

John vii, 31. And many of the people believed on him, and said, When Christ cometh, will he do more miracles than these which this man hath done?

John viii, 30. As he spake these words, many believed on him. John x. 42. And many believed on him there.

John xi, 21, 22 27. 32. 45. Then said Martha unto Jesus, Lord, if thou hadst been here, my brother had not died. But I know, that even now, whatsoever thou wilt ask of God, God will give it thee. She saith unto him, Yea, Lord: I

believe that thou art the Christ, the Son of God, which should come into the world. Then when Mary was come where Jesus was, and saw him, she fell down at his feet, saying unto him, Lord, if thou hadst been here, my brother had not died. Then many of the Jews which came to Mary, and had seen the things which Jesus did, believed on him.

John xii, 11. Because that by reason of him many of the Jews went away, and believed Jesus.

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OUR EXAMPLE. Rom. viii, 29. For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.

Rom. xv, 3. For even Christ

pleased not himself; but, as it is written, The reproaches of them that reproached thee fell on me.

Phil. ii, 5. Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus.

Heb. xii, 2. 3, 21. Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who, for the joy that was set before him, endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God. For consider him that endured such contradiction of sinners against himself, lest ye be wearied and faint in your minds.

1 Peter ii, 21. For even hereunto also suffered for us, leaving us an were ye called; because Christ example, that ye should follow his

steps.

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truth that Prophet that should come into the world,

John ix, 17. They say unto the blind man again, What sayest thou of him, that he hath opened thine eyes? He said, He is a prophet.

VARIOUS PREDICTIONS
MADE BY CHRIST.
PROPHECY OF FALSE CHRISTS.

Matth. xxiv, 4, 5, 23-26. And Jesus answered and said unto them, Take heed that no man deceive you: For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many. Then if

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John xiii, 10, 11, 18-26. saith to him, He that is washed needeth not, save to wash his feet, but is clean every whit: and ye are clean, but not all. For he knew who should betray him; therefore said he, Ye are not all clean. I speak not of you all; I know whom I have chosen: but, that the scripture may be fulfilled, lle that eateth bread with me

any man shall say unto you, Lo, here is Christ, or there; believe it not, For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were pos-hath lifted up his heel against sible, they shall deceive the very elect. Behold, I have told you before. Wherefore if they shall say unto you, Behold, he is in the desert; go not forth: behold, he is in the secret chambers; believe it

not.

Acts v, 36, 37. For before these days rose up Theudas, boasting himself to be somebody; to whom a number of men, about four hundred, joined themselves: who was slain; and all, as many as obeyed him, were scattered, and brought to nought. After this man rose up Judas of Galilee, in the days of the taxi g, and drew away much people after him: he also perished; and all, even as many as obeyed him, were dispersed.

OF THE DOWNFALL OF
JERUSALEM.

Matth. xxiv, 14-16, 18, 34, 35. And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations; and then shall the end come. When ye therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place, (whoso readeth let him understand,) Then let them which be in Julea flee into the mountains: Neither let him which is in the field return back to take his clothes. Verily I say unto you, This generation shall not pass, till all these things be fulfilled. Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away.

OF THE TREACHERY OF JUDAS. Mark xiv, 18-20. And as they sat and did eat, Jesus said, Verily I say unto you. One of you which eateth with me shall betray me. And they began to be sorrowful, and to say unto him one by one, Is it I? and another said, Is it ?

me. Now I tell you before it come, that, when it is come to pass, ye may believe that I am he. Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that receiveth whomsoever I send, receiveth me; and he that receiv

one

eth me, receiveth him that sent me. When Jesus had thus said, he was troubled in spirit, and tes tified, and said, Verily, verily, I say unto you, That one of you shall betray me. Then the disciples looked doubting of whom he spake. Now on another, there was leaning on Jesus' bosom one of his disciples, whom Jesus loved. Simon Peter therefore beckoned to him, that he should ask who it should be of whom he spake. He then, lying on Jesus' breast, saith unto him, Lord, who is it? Jesus answered, He it is to whom I shall give a sop, when I have dipped it. Judas Iscariot, the son of Simon. had dipped the sop, he gave it to

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ABOUT THE LAST PASSOVER. Mark xiv, 13-16. And he sendet forth two of his disciples, and saith unto them, Go ye into the city, and there shall meet you a man bearing a pitcher of water: follow him. Ani wheresoever he shall go in, say ye to the goodman of the house, The Master sih, Where is the guest-chamber, where I shall eat the passover with my disciples? And he will show you a large upper room furnished and prepared: there make ready for us. And his disciples went forth, and came into the city, and found as he had said unto them; and they made ready the passover.

OF PETER'S DENIAL. Matth. xxvi, 31, 34. Then saith Jesus unto them, All ye shall be offended because of me this night; for it is written, I will smite the

Shepherd, and the sheep of the flock shall be scattered abroad. Jesus said unto him, Verily, I say unto thee, That this night before the cock crow, thou shalt deny me thrice.

Mark xiv, 72. And the second time the cock crew. And Peter called to mind the word that Jesus said unto him, Before the cock crow twice, thou shalt deny me thrice. And when he thought thereon, he wept.

OF HIS OWN CAPTURE AND
DEATH.

Matth. xvi, 21-23. From that time forth began Jesus to shew unto his disciples, how that he must go unto Jerusalem, and suffer many things of the elders, and chief priests, and scribes, and be killed, and be raised again Qie third day. Then Peter took him, and began to rebuke him, saying, Be it far from thee, Lord: this But he shall not be unto thee. turned, and said unto Peter, Get thee behind me, Satan; thou art an offence unto me: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but those that be of men.

they abode in Galilee, Jesus said Matth. xvii, 22, 23. And, while unto them, The Son of man shall men; And they shall kill him, and be betrayed into the hands of the third day he shall be raised again. And they were exceeding

sorry.

Matth. xx, 17-19. And Jesus, going up to Jerusalem, took the tweve disciples apart in the way, and said unto them, Behold, we go up to Jerusalem; and the Son of man shall be betrayed unto the and they shall condemn him to chief priests, and unto the scribes, death, And shall deliver him to the Gentiles, to mock, and to Scourge, and to crucify him: and the third day he shall rise again.

Matth. xxvi, 1, 2. And it came to pass, when Jesus had finished all these sayings, he said unto his disciples, Ye know that after two and the Son of man is betrayed to days is the feast of the passover,

be crucified.

Luke ix, 43, 44. And they were all amazed at the mighty power of God. But, while they wondered every one at all things which Jesus did, he said unto his disciples. The Son of man into the hands

shall be delivered of men.

Luke xiii, 33. Nevertheless I walk to-day, and to-morrow, and the day following: for it cannot be that a prophet perish out of

Jerusalem.

Lake xvii, 22, 25. And he said unto the disciples, The days will

come, when ye shall desire to see on of the days of Son of man, and ye shall not see it. But first must be suffer many things, and be rejected of this generation.

John xii, 23, 32-34. And Jesus answered them, saying, The hour is come, that the Son of man should be glorified. And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto me. (This he said, signifying what death he should die) The people answered him, We have heard out of the law that Christ abideth for ever: and how sayest thon, The Son of min must be lifted up? who is this Son of man?

HIS BURIAL AND RESURRECTION.

Matth xli. 40. For as Jonas was three days and three nights in the whale's belly; so shall the Son of man be three days and three nights

in the heart of the earth.

John il, 19-22. Jesus answered and said unto them, Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up. Then said the Jews, Forty and six years was this temple in building, and wilt thou rer it up in three days? But he spake of the temple of his body. When therefore he was risen from the dead, his disciples remembered that he had said this unto them; and they believed the scripture, and the word which Jesus had

said.

John xii, 7. Then said Jesus, Let her alone: against the day of my burying hath she kept this.

OF PETER'S MARTYRDOM. John xxi, 18-22. Verily, verily I say unto thee, When thou wast young, thou girdedst thyself, and walkedst whither thou wouldest: but when thou shalt be old, thou shalt stretch forth thy hands, and another shall gird thee, and carry

thee whither thou wouldest not. This spake he, signifying by what death he should glorify God. And when he had spoken this, he saith

unto him, Follow me. Then Peter, turning about, seeth the disciple whom Jesus loved following, which also leaned on his breast at supper, and said, Lord, which is he that betrayeth thee? Peter seeing him, saith to Jesus. Lord, and what shall this man do Jesus saith unto him, If I will that he tarry till I come, what is that to thee? Follow thou me.

CHRIST'S OFFICE AS A PRIEST.

(See REDEMPTION.)

CHRIST'S OFFICE AS A KING.

PREDICTED.

Ps. ii, 6. Yet have I set my King upon my holy hill of Zion.

Ps. xlv, 1, 2, 4. My heart is inditing a good matter: I speak of the things which I have made touching the King, my tongue is the pen of a ready writer. Thou art fairer than the children of men; grace is poured into thy lips: therefore God hath blessed thee for ever.... In thy majesty ride prosperously.because of truth, and meekness, and righteousness; and thy right hand shall teach thee terrible things.

Ps. cx, 2, 5, 6. The LORD shall send the rod of thy strength out of Zion: rule thou in the midst of thine enemies. The LORD at thy right hand shall strike through kings in the day of his wrath. lie shall judge among the heathen, he shall all the places with the dead bodies; he shall wound the heads over many countries.

Isa ix, 7. Of the increase of his government and peace there shall be no end, upon the throne of David, aud upon his kingdom, to order it, and to establish it with judgment and with justice from henceforth even for ever. . . . .

Isa. xvi, 5. And in mercy shall the throne be established; and he shall sit upon it in truth in the tabernacle of David, judging, and seeking judgment, and basting righteousness.

Isa. xxii, 20, 22. And it shall come to pass in that day, that I will call my servant Eliakim the son of Hilkiah. And the key of the house of David will I lay upon his shoulder; so he shall open, and none shall shut; and he shall shut, and none shall open.

shall reign in righteousness, and Isa. xxxii, 1. Behold, a king princes shall rule in judgment.

Jer. xxx, 9. But they shall serve the LORD their God, and David their king, whom I will raise up

unto them.

Ezek. xxxiv, 24. And I the LORD will be their God, and my servant David a prince among them; I the LORD have spoken it.

Ezek. xxxvii, 24, 25. And David my servant shall be king over them; and they all shall have one shepherd: they shall also walk in my judgments, and observe my statutes, and do them. And they shall dwell in the land that I have given unto Jacob my servant, wherein your fathers have dwelt; and they shall dwell therein, even they, and their children, and their children's children, for ever, and

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my servant David shall be their prince for ever.

Daniel vii, 13, 14. I saw in the night-visions, and, behold, one like the Son of man came with the clouds of heaven, and came to the Ancient of days, and they brought him near before him. And there was given him dominion, and glory, and a kingdom, that all People, nations, and languages, should serve hin: his dominion is an everlasting dominion, which shall not pass away, and his kingdom that which shall not be destroyed.

Hos. iii, 5. Afterward shall the children of Israel return, and seek the LORD their God, and David their king; and shall fear the Lond and his goodness in the latter days.

Luke i, 32, 33. He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Highest: and the Lord God shall give unto him the throne of his father David; And he shall reign over the house of Jacob for ever; and of his kingdom there shall be no end.

1 Cor. xv, 25. For he must reign, till he hath put all enemies under his feet.

Phil. ii, 9, 10. Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name; That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the

earth.

Rev. xix, 16. And he hath on his Vesture and on his thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.

THE MEDIATORIAL KING

DOM RECEIVED FROM THE FATHER AS THE REWARD OF HIS SUFFERINGS

AND DEATH. Matth. xx, 23...... To sit on is not mine to give, but it shall be my right hand, and on my left, given to them for whom it is pre

pared of my Father.

John iii, 34, 35. For he whom God hath sent speaketh the words of God: for God giveth not the Spirit by measure unto him. The Father loveth the Son, and hath given all things into his hand.

John xvi, 15. All things that the Father hath are mine: therefore said I, that he shall take of mine, and shall shew it unto you.

Rom. xiv. 9. For to this end Christ both died, and rose, and revived, that he might be Lord both of the dead and living.

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