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nor out of the mouth of thy seed's seed, saith the Lord, from henceforth and for ever. 1 Thess. ii. 13. For this, cause also thank we God without ceasing, because, when ye received the word of God which ye heard of us, ye received it not as the word of men, but, as it is in truth, the word of God, which effectually worketh also in you that believe. Gal. i. 11, 12. But I certify you, brethren, that the Gospel which was preached of me is not after man. For I neither received it of man, neither was I taught it, but by the revelation of Jesus Christ. 2 Pet. i. 21. For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man; but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost. Hosea xii. 10. I have also spoken by the Prophets, and I have multiplied visions, and used · similitudes, by the ministry of the prophets. 2 Tim. iii. 16, 17. All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for . instruction in righteousness: that the man of God may be

perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works. 2 Tim. iii, 15. And that from a child thou hast known the Holy

criptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation, through faith which is in Christ Jesus.

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Heb. ix. 15. 18. And for this cause he is the Mediator of the 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. Whereupon neither the first Testament was dedicated without blood. Jolin i. 17. For the law was given by Moses ; but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ. Deut. xxxiii. Moses commanded us a law, even the inheritance of the congregation of Jacob. Matt. v. 17. Think not that I am come to destroy the law,

or the prophets ; I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil. .. Acts xiii. 15. And after the reading of the law and the

prophets, the rulers of the synagogue, sent unto them, saying, Ye men and brethren, if ye have any word of exhortation for the people, say on. Acts xxviii. 23. To whom he expounded and testified the kingdom of God, persuading them concerning Jesus, both out of the law of Moses, and out of the prophets, from morning till evening. Luke xvi. 16. The law and the prophets were until John: since that time the kingdom of God is preached, and every man presseth into it. Rom. iii. 21. But now the righteousness of God without the law is manifested, being witnessed by the law and the prophets. Mark i. 14, 15. Now after that John was put in prison, Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the Gospel of the kingdom of God, And saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent ye, and believe the Gospel. Mark xiii. 10. And the Gospel must first be published among all nations. Ephes. i. 13. In whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, the

Gospel of your salvation: in whom also, after that ye be- lieved, ye were sealed with that Holy Spirit of promise.

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Matt. v. 18. For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled.

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Ephes. ii. 20. And are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner-stone. John v. 39. Search the Scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me. John xvi. 13. Howbeit when he, the Spirit of Truth, is come he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself, but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will shew you things to come. Gal. i. 8, 9. But though we, or an angel from

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heaven, preach any other Gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed. As we said before, so say I now again, if any man preach any ! other Gospel unto you than that ye have received, let him be accursed.

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2 Pet, i. 16. For we have not followed cunningly devised fables, when we made known unto you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but were eye-witnesses of his majesty. Luke i. 3. It seemed good to me also, having had perfect understanding of all things from the very first, to write unto thee in order, most excellent Theophilus. James i. 27. Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world, Acts iv. 13. Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were unlearned and ignorunt men, they marvelled; and they took knowledge of them, that they had been with Jesus. Matt. i. 22, 23. Now all this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord, by the prophet, saying, Behold a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted, is God with us. Luke xxiv. 27. And beginning at Moses and all the prophets, he expounded unto them in all the Scriptures the things concerning himself. Acts iii. 18. But those things, which God before had shewed by the mouth of all his prophets, that Christ should suffer, he hath so fulfilled. Exod. vii. 8, 9. And the Lord spake unto Moses and unto Aaron, saying, When Pharaoh shall speak unto you, saying, shew a mi. racle for you: then thou shalt say unto Aaron, take thy rod, and cast it before Pharaoli, and it shall become a serpent. Jobn ii. 23. 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. Acts vi. 8. And Stephen, full of faith and power, did great wonders and miracles among the people. Mark xvi. 20. And they went forth, and preached every where, the Lord working with them, and confirming the word with signs following. Amen. Heb. ii. , 4. God also bearing them witness, both with signs and wonders, and with divers miracles, and gifts of the Holy Ghost, according to his own will. Isaiah xi. 9. They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain: for the earth shall be full of the knowledge of the Lord, as the waters cover the sea. Isaiah ix. 7. Of the increase of his government and peace there shall be no end. Acts xvi. 5. And so were the churches established in the faith, and increased in number daily. Heb. iv. 12. For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. 'Acts xiii. 12. Then the deputy, when he saw what was done, believed, being astonished at the doctrine of the Lord. Acts vii. 38. This is he, 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 oraeles to give unto us. Hosca viji. 12. I have written to him the great things of my law, but they were counted as a strange thing. Rom. iii. 2. God forbid : yea, let God be true, but every man a liar; as it is written, That thou mightest be justified in thy sayings, and mightest overcome when thou art judged.

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2 Peter iii. 16. As also in all his epistles, speaking in them of these things ; in which are some things hard to Je understood, which they that are unlearned and unstable wrest: as they do also the other Scriptures, unto their own destruction. 2 Peter i. 19. We have also a

more sure word of prophecy; whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day star arise in your hearts. Psalm xcviii. 2. The Lord hath made known his salyation: his righteousness hath he openly shewed in the sight of the heathen. Rom i. 16. For I am not ashamed of the Gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek. Heb. ii. 3. How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation; which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed unto us by them that heard him. 2 Cor. iii. 15, 16, 17. But even unto this day, when Moses is read, the vail is upon their heart. Nevertheless when it shall turn to the Lord, the yail shall be taken away. Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. 1 Cor. ii. 5. That your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.

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Isaiah viii. 20. To the law and to the testimony : if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them. Coloss. iii. 16. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonish-ing one another in psalms and hymns, and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord. Matt. xxii. 29. Jesus answered and said unto them, Ye do err, not knowing the Scriptures, nor the power of God. Rom. xv. 4. For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and ' comfort of the Scriptures might have hope. John viii.

47. He that is of God heareth God's words: ye therefore hear them not, because ye are not of God. John vi. 63. It is the Spirit that quickeneth; the flesh profiteth nothing : the words that I speak unto you, they are the spirit, and they are life. James i. 21. Wherefore lay apart all filthia

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