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then for the people's: for this he did once, when he offered up himself.

8: 1. Now of the things which we have spoken this is the sum: we have such a high-priest, who is set on the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens; a minister of the sanctuary, and of the true tabernacle, which the LORD pitched and not man. For every high-priest is ordained to offer gifts and sacrifices: wherefore it is of necessity that this man have somewhat also to offer.-6. But now hath he obtained a more excellent ministry, by how much also he is the mediator of a better covenant, which was established upon better promises. For if that first covenant had been faultless, then should no place have been sought for the second.

for the redemption of the transgressions that were under the first testament, they which are called might receive the promise of eternal inheritance.-22. And almost all things are by the law purged with blood; and without shedding of blood is no remission. It was therefore necessary that the patterns of things in the heavens should be purified with these; but the heavenly things themselves with better sacrifices than these. 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: nor yet that he should offer himself often, as the high-priest entereth into the holy place every year with blood of others; for then must he often have suffered since the foundation of the world: but now once in the end of the world hath he appeared, to put away sin by the sacrifice of himself. And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment: so Christ was once offered to bear the sins of many; and unto them that look for him shall he appear the second time without sin unto salvation.

T9:6. Now when these things were thus ordained, the priests went always into the first tabernacle, accomplishing the service of God: but into the second went the high-priest alone once every year, not without blood, which he offered for himself, and for the errors of the people; the Holy Ghost this signifying, that the way into the Holiest of all was not yet made manifest, while as the first tabernacle was yet standing: which was a figure for the time then present, in which were offered both gifts and sacrifices, that could not make him that did the service perfect, as pertaining to the conscience; which stood only in meats and drinks, and divers washings, and carnal ordinances, imposed on them until the time of reformation. But Christ being come a high-priest of good things to come, by a greater and more perfect tabernacle, not made with hands, (that is to say, not of this building:) neither by the blood of goats and calves, but by his own blood, he entered in once into the holy place, having obtained eternal redemption for us. For if the blood of bulls and of goats, and the ashes of a heifer, sprinkling the unclean, sanctifieth to the purifying of the flesh; how much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the Eternal Spirit offered himself without spot to God, purge your conscience from dead works to serve the living God! And for this cause he is the mediator of the New Testament, that by means of death,

T10: 1. For the law having a shadow of good things to come, and not the very image of the things, can never with those sacrifices, which they offered year by year continually, make the comers thereunto perfect. For then would they not have ceased to be offered? because that the worshippers once purged should have had no more conscience of sins. But in those sacrifices there is a remembrance again made of sins every year. For it is not possible that the blood of bulls and of goats should take away sins. -9. He taketh away the first, that he may establish the second. By the which will we are sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all. And every priest standeth daily ministering and offering oftentimes the same sacrifices, which can never take away sins: but this man, after he had offered one sacrifice for sins, forever sat down on the right hand of God, from henceforth expecting till his enemies be made his footstool. For by one offering he hath perfected forever them that are sanctified. 19. Having therefore, brethren, bold

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ness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus, by a new and living way, which he hath consecrated for us, through the vail, (that is to say, his flesh;) and having a high-priest over the house of God; let us draw near with a true heart, in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience, and our bodies washed with pure water. - 26. For if we sin wilfully after that we have received the knowledge of the truth, there remaineth no more sacrifice for sins, but a certain fearful looking for of judgment and fiery indignation, which shall devour the adversaries. He that despised Moses' law died without mercy under two or three witnesses of how much sorer punishment, suppose ye, shall he be thought worthy, who hath trodden under foot the Son of God, and hath counted the blood of the covenant, wherewith he was sanctified, an unholy thing, and hath done despite unto the Spirit of grace?

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turned every one to his own way; and the LORD hath laid on him the iniquity of us all. He was oppressed and he was afflicted; yet he opened not his mouth; he is brought as a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before her shearers is dumb, so he opened not his mouth... He was cut off, out of the land of the living: for the transgression of my people was he stricken... He had done no violence; neither was any deceit in his mouth; yet it pleased the LORD to bruise him; he hath put him to grief; when thou shalt make his soul an offering for sin, he shall see his seed; he shall prolong his days'; and the pleasure of the LORD shall prosper in his hand. He shall see of the travail of his soul and shall be satisfied. By his knowledge shall my righteous servant justify many; for he shall bear their iniquities.

DAN. 9: 24. Seventy weeks are determined upon thy people and upon thy holy city, to finish the transgression, and to make an end of sins, and to make reconciliation for iniquity, and to bring in ever

THE SUFFERINGS AND DEATH OF
CHRIST, AS THE FOUNDATION OF
OUR DELIVERANCE.

§ 2. VARIOUS REPRESENTATIONS OF lasting righteousness, and to seal up the vision and prophecy, and to anoint the Most Holy. Know therefore and understand, that from the going forth of the commandment to restore and to build Jerusalem unto the Messiah, the Prince, shall be seven weeks, and threescore and two weeks: the street shall be built again, and the wall, even in troublous times. And after threescore and two weeks shall Messiah be cut off, but not for himself.

ISA. 35: 9. But the redeemed shall walk there; and the ransomed of the LORD shall return, and come to Zion with songs, and everlasting joy upon their heads: they shall obtain joy and gladness, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away.

59: 16. And he saw that there was no man, and wondered that there was no intercessor: therefore his arm brought salvation unto him; and his righteousness, it sustained him. For he put on righteousness as a breastplate, and an helmet of salvation upon his head.

60: 16. And thou shalt know that I the LORD am thy Savior, and thy Redeemer, the mighty one of Jacob. JOB 19: 25. I know that my Redeemer liveth.

ISA. 53: 4. Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows... He was wounded for our transgressions; he was bruised for our iniquities; the chastisement of our peace was upon him and with his stripes are we healed. All we like sheep have gone astray we have

T JOHN 1: 29. The next day John seeth Jesus coming unto him, and saith, Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world! This is he of whom I said, After me cometh a man which is preferred before me; for he was before me. And I knew him not: but that he should be made manifest to Israel, therefore am I come baptizing with water. And John bare record, saying, I saw the Spirit descending from heaven like a dove, and it abode upon him. And I knew him not but he that sent me to baptize with water, the same said unto me, Upon whom thou shalt see the Spirit descending and remaining on him, the same is he which baptizeth with

the Holy Ghost. And I saw and bare record, that this is the Son of God.

EPH. 1: 7. In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins.

MAT. 20: 28. The Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister and to give his life a ransom for many. (M. 10: 45.)

ISA. 35: 10. The ransomed of the LORD shall come to Zion with songs. 1 TIM. 2: 6. Who gave himself a ransom for all.

1 Cor. 6: 20. Ye are bought with a price.

ACTS 20: 28. Feed the church of God, which he has purchased with his own blood.

1 PETER 1: 18. Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things as silver and gold... but with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot.

ROM. 4: 25. Who was delivered for our offences, and was raised again for our justification.

3: 24. Being justified freely by his grace, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus; whom God hath set forth to be a propitiation, through faith in his blood, to declare his righteousness for the remission of sins that are past, through the forbearance of God: to declare, I say, at this time his righteousness : that he might be just, and the justifier of him that believeth in Jesus.

1 JOHN 2: 2. He is the propitiation for our sins and not for ours only, but for the sins of the whole world.

4: 10. Herein is love, that God... sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins.

we also joy in God, through our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom we have now received the atonement.

ROM. 5: 6. For when we were yet without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly. For scarcely for a righteous man will one die; yet peradventure for a good man some would even dare to die. But God commendeth his love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners Christ died for us. Much more then, being now justified by his blood, we shall be saved from wrath through him. For if when we were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son; much more, being reconciled, we shall be saved by his life. And not only so, but

GAL. 3: 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 ;) that the blessing of Abraham might come on the Gentiles through Jesus Christ; that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith.

2 COR. 5: 18. And all things are of God, who hath reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and hath given to us the ministry of reconciliation; to wit, that God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them; and hath committed unto us the word of reconciliation. Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us: we pray you in Christ's stead, be ye reconciled to God. For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.

1 COR. 1: 30. Christ Jesus, who, of God is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification and redemption.

TITUS 2: 14. He gave himself for us that he might redeem us from all iniquity.

¶ REV. 5: 9. Thou hast redeemed us to God by thy blood.

JOHN 12: 32. I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men

unto me.

ROM. 8: 34. Who is he that condemneth? it is Christ that died: yea rather, that is risen again; who is even at the right hand of God, who also maketh intercession for us.Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? As it is written, "For thy sake we are killed all the day long; we are accounted as sheep for the slaughter." (Ps. 44: 22.) Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors,through him that loved us. For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature shall be able

to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

1 COR. 1: 18. For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God.

HEB. 2: 14. Forasmuch then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the same; that through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil, and deliver them, who, through fear of death, were all their life-time subject to bondage. For verily he took not on him the nature of Angels; but he took on him the seed of Abraham. Wherefore in all things it behoved him to be made like unto his brethren; that he might be a merciful and faithful High Priest in things pertaining to God, to make reconciliation for the sins of the people. For in that he himself hath suffered, being tempted, he is able to succor them that are tempted.

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COL. 1: 19. It pleased the Father that in him should all fulness dwell, and having made peace through the blood of his cross, by him to reconcile all things to himsel

ROM. 5: 1. We have peace with God, through our Lord Jesus Christ.

EPH. 2: 13. But now, in Christ Jesus, ye, who sometimes were far off, are made nigh by the blood of Christ: for he is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken down the middle wall of partition; having abolished in his flesh the en

mity even the law of commandments, contained in ordinances; for to make in himself of twain one new man; so making peace; and that he might reconcile both unto God, in one body by the cross, having slain the enmity thereby.

5: 2. Christ hath given himself for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God.

REV. 13: 8. The Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.

5: 6. I beheld, and lo in the midst of the throne and of the four beasts, and in the midst of the elders, stood a Lamb, as it had been slain. - 9. They sung a new song; saying, Thou art worthy to take the book... for thou wast slain and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood. — 12. Worthy the Lamb that was slain.

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JOHN 10: 15. I lay down my life for the sheep.

ACTS 4: 12. There is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved; but the name of Jesus Christ.

ROM. 3: 21. But now, the righteousness of God, without the law is manifested, being witnessed by the law and the prophets; even the righteousness of God, which is by faith in Jesus Christ, unto all and upon all them that believe.

1 PETER 3: 18. Christ hath once suffered for sins, that he might bring us unto God.

2 COR. 5: 14. If one died for all, then were all dead. He died for all that they which live should live unto him who died for them.

ACTS 15: 11. We believe that through the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ we shall be saved.

EPH. 2: 5. By grace are ye saved. MAT. 26: 26. And as they were eating, Jesus took bread and blessed and brake it, and gave it to the disciples, and said, take, eat; this is my body. And he took the cup and gave thanks, and gave it to them, saying, Drink ye all of it; for this is my blood of the New Testament, which is shed for many, for the remission of sins.

GAL. 2: 15. We who are Jews by nature, and not sinners of the Gentiles, knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law, but by the faith of Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Jesus Christ, that

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we might be justified by the faith of Christ, and not by the works of the law for by the works of the law shall no flesh be justified. But if, while we seek to be justified by Christ, we ourselves also are found sinners, is therefore Christ the minister of sin? God forbid. For if I build again the things which I destroyed, I make myself a transgressor. For I through the law am dead to the law, that I might live unto God. I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless, I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me and 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 me. I do not frustrate the grace of God: for if righteousness come by the law, then Christ is dead in vain.

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Adam to Moses, even over them that had not sinned after the similitude of Adam's transgression, who is the figure of him that was to come. But not as the offence, so also is the free gift. For if through the offence of one many be dead, much more the grace of God, and the gift by grace, which is by one man, Jesus Christ, hath abounded unto many. And not as it was by one that sinned, so is the gift. For the judgment was by one to condemnation, but the free gift is of many offences unto justification. For if by one man's offence, death reigned by one; much more they which receive abundance of grace, and of the gift of righteousness, shall reign in life by one, Jesus Christ. Therefore, as by the offence of one judgment came upon all men to condemnation, even so by the righteousness of one the free gift came upon all men unto justification of life. For as by one man's disobedience many were made sinners, so by the obedience of one shall many be made righteous. Moreover the law entered, that the offence might abound. But where sin abounded, grace did much more abound: that as sin hath reigned unto death, even so might grace reign through right

3: 19. Wherefore then serveth the law? It was added because of transgressions, till the seed should come to whom the promise was made; and it was ordained by angels in the hand of a mediator. Now a mediator is not a mediator of one; but God is one. "Is the law then against the promises of God?" God forbid for if there had been a law given which could have given life, verily righteousness should have been by the law. But the scripture hath concluded all under sin, that the prom-eousness unto eternal life, by Jesus ise by faith of Jesus Christ might be given to them that believe. But before faith came, we were kept under the law, shut up unto the faith which should afterwards be reveal ed. Wherefore the law was our schoolmaster to bring us unto Christ, that we might be justified by faith.

1 PETER 2: 24. Who, his own self, bore our sins in his own body, on the tree, that we being dead to sins should live unto righteousness; by whose stripes we are healed.

§ 3. THIS DELIVERANCE PROVIDED

FOR THE WHOLE WORLD.

ROM. 5 12. Wherefore as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned-for until the law, sin was in the world; but sin is not imputed when there is no law; nevertheless, death reigned from

Christ our Lord.

1 JOHN 2: 2. He is the propitiation for our sins; and not for ours only: but for the sins of the whole world.

HEB. 2: 9. We see Jesus, who was made a little lower than the angels for the suffering of death crowned with glory and honor, that he, by the grace of God, should taste death for every man. - 17. To make reconciliation for the sins of the people.

1 TIM. 4: 10. We trust in the living God, who is the Savior of all men, specially of those that believe.

2: 1. I exhort, therefore that rst of all supplications, prayers, intercessions and giving of thanks be made for all men; for kings and for all that are in authority, for this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior, who will have all men to be saved, and to come to the knowledge of the truth. For there is one God, and one Mediator between God and man, the Man

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