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blood of sprinkling, that speaketh better things than that of Abel.
Jer. xxxii, 40, 41. I will make an everlasting covenant with them, that I will not turn away from them to do them good; but I will put my fear in their hearts, and they shall not depart from me:
Yea, I will rejoice over them to do them good, and I will plant them in this land assuredly, with my whole heart, and with my whole soul.
7.-FAITH IN CHRIST. John vi, 29. This is the work of God, that ye believe on him whom he hath sent.
John x, 27. I believe that thou art the Christ, the Son of God which should come into the world.
John vi, 68, Thou hast the words of eternal life, and we believe and are sure, that thou art that Christ, the Son of the living God.
Rom. iv, 20, 21. He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief, bat was strong in faith, giving glory to God;
And being fully persuaded that what he had proinised he was able also to perform.
Gal. ii, 20. The life which I now live in the flesh, I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for
Eph. iii, 17. That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith.
John i, 12. As many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his
Heb. xiii, 2. Looking to Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith.
Rom. iii, 25. Whom God hath set forth to be a propitiation through faith in his blood.
Zech. xii, 10. They shall look upon me whom they have pierced, and mourn.
Rom. ii, 4. The goodness of God leadeth me to repentance.
Acts v, 31. Him hath God exalted with his right hand, to be a Prince and a Saviour, to give repentance to Israel and forgiveness of sins.
Luke xxiv, 46. It behoved Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead; and that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.
Isa. lv, 7. Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrigh'teous man his thoughts, and let him return unto the Lord, and he will have mercy upon him, and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.
Jer. iii, 22. Return--and I will heal your backsliding.
Hosea vi, l. Come, and let us return into the Lord ; for be hath torn, and he will heal us; he hath smitten, and he will bind us up:
2 Cor. vii, 10, 11. Godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world worketh death.
For, behold, this self-same thing that ye sorrowed after a godly sort, what carefulness it wrought in you, yea, what clearing of yourselves, yea, what indignation, yea, what fear, yea, what vehement desire, yea, what zeal, yea, what revenge!
9.-THE FORGIVENESS OF SINS. Psalm cxxx, 4.
There is forgiveness with thee that thou mayest be feared.
Dan. ix, 9. To the Lord our God belong mercies and forgivenesses, though we have rebelled against him.
1 John i, 9. If we confess our sins, he is just and faithful to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
Col. ii, 13, 14, 15. Having forgiven you all trespasses ; blotting out the hand-writing of ordinances that was contrary to us, and took it out of the way, nailing it to his cross. And having spoiled principalities and powers, he made a shew of them openly, triumphing over them in it.
Matt. ix, 6. The Son of Man hath power on earth to forgive sins.
1 John ii, 12. I write unto you, little children, because your sins are forgiven you, for his name's sake.
Micah vii, 18, 19. Who is a God like unto thee, that pardoneth iniquity, and passeth by the transgression of the remnant of his heritage? he retaineth not his anger for ever, because he delighteth in mercy. He will turn again, he will have compassion upon us, he will subdue our iniquities: and thou wilt cast all their sins into the depths of the sea.
10.--JUSTIFICATION. Rom. iii, 24. Being justified freely by his grace, through the redemption that is in Jesus Christ.
Rom. iii, 28. We conclude that a man is justified by faith, without the deeds of the law.
Gal. ii, 16. Knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law, but by the faith of Jesus Christ.
Gal. v, 6. Faith which worketh by love.
Acts xiii, 39. By him, all that believe are justified from all things, from which ye could not be justified by the law of Moses.
Isa. liii, 11. By his knowledge shall my righteous servant justify many, for he shall bear their iniquities.
Rom. iv, 2. If Abraham were justified by works, he hath whereof to glory.
Rom. iv, 5. But to him that worketh not, but believeth on him that justifieth the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteous
James ii, 21, 22. When he had offered Isaac his son upon the altar, seest thou how faith wrought with his works, and by works was faith made perfect?
Rom. iv, 24, 25 Jesus our Lord-was delivered for our offences, and raised for our justification.
Ezek. xxxvi, 25--27. Then will I sprinkle clean water apon you, and ye shall be clean ; from all your filthiness and from all your idols will I cleanse you. A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you; and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and I will give you an heart of flesh. And I will put my Spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes, and ye shall keep my judgments and do them.
1 Pet. i, 2. Elect, according to the fore-knowledge of God the Father, through sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience, and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ.
John xvii, 19. For their sakes I sanctify myself, that they also might be sanctified through the truth.
Rom. vii, 4. Ye also are become dead to the law through the body of Christ; that we should bring forth fruit unto God.
Heb. xiii, 20, 21. The God of peace that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant, make you perfect in every good work to do his will, working in you that which is well pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ; to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.
1 Thess. V, 23. The very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit, and soul, and body, be preserved blameless, unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Eph. v, 25--27. Christ also loved the Church, and gave himself for it.
That he might sanetify and cleanse it, with the washing of water by the word.
That he might present it to himself a glorious Church, not having spot or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish.
Heb. xii, 14. Without holiness no man shall see the Lord.
Col. i, 12. Giving thanks unto the Father, who hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light.
12.--DEVOTEDNESS TO GOD. 1 Cor. vi, 20. Ye are bought with a price, therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God's.
2 Cor. v, 15. He died for all, that they which live should pot live unto themselves, but unto him who died for them.
Rom. xii, 1. I beseech you therefore, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service,
Deut. xvi, 16, 17. They shall not appear before the Lord empty. Every man shall give as he is able, according to the blessing of the Lord thy God which he hath given thee.
Titus ii, 14. Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify us unto himself, a peculiar people, zealous of good works.
1 Pet. i, 17--19. Pass the time of your sojourning here with fear; forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain conversa. tion, received by tradition from your fathers, but with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot.
1 John i, 7. If we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another; and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.
13.-- LOVE TO THE BRETHREN.
1 John iv, 11. Beloved, if God so loved us, we ought also to love one another.
John xiii, 34. A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.
1 John iii, 14. We know that we have passed from death unto life, because we love the brethren.
Heb. x, 24. Let us consider one another, to provoke unto love and good works.
Rom. xii, 10. Be kindly affectioned one to another, with brotherly love, in honour preferring one another.
1 Thess. iv, 9. Ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another.
1 Thess. iii, 12. The Lord make you to increase and abound in love one toward another, and towards all men,
14.-COMMUNION WITH CHRIST. Cant. ii, 3, 4. I sat down under his shadow with great delight, and his fruit was sweet to my taste.
He brought me to the banqueting house, and his banner over me was love.
Cant, ii, 16. My beloved is mine, and I am his.
Luke xxiv, 30, 31. It came to pass as he sat at meat with them, he took bread and blessed it, and brake, and gave to them;
And their eyes were opened, and they knew him; and he vanished out of their sight.
Luke xxiv, 32. And they said one to another, Did not our hearts burn within us, while he talked with us by the way, and while he opened to us the Scriptures?
John xiv, 21. He that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself unto him.
Phil. i, 21. To me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.
Col. ii, 6. As ye have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk ye in him.
1 Cor. i, 9. God is faithful, by whom ye were called unto the fellowship of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord.
1 John i, 3. Truly our fellowship is with the Father, and with his Son Jesus Christ our Lord.
15,—THE COMMUNION OF SAINTS.
Ephes. iv, 4.-6. There is one body and onę Spirit, even as ye are called in one hope of your calling;
One Lord, one faith, one baptism,
One God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in you all.
Phil. ii, 1, 2. If there be therefore any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any bowels and mercies;
Fulfil ye my joy, that ye be like-minded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind.
1 John i, 2, 3. The life was manifested, and we have seen it, and bear witness and shew unto you that eternal life which was with the Father, and was manifested to us.
That which we have seen and heard, declare we unto you, that ye also may have fellowship with us.
Eph. .ii, 19, 20. Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellow-citizens with the saints and of the household of God;
And are built upon the foundation of the Apostles and Prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone.
1 Cor. xii, 25--27. The members should have the same care one for another.
And whether one member suffer, all the members suffer with it; or one member be honoured, all the members rejoice with it.
Now ye are the body of Christ, and members in particular.
16.--MORTIFICATION OF SIN. Gal. v, 24. They that are Christ's have crucified the flesh, with its affections and lusts.