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. would grant unto us, that we, being delivered out of the hand of our enemies, might serve him without fear, in holiness and righteousness before him, all the days of our life. And thou, child, shall be called the Prophet of the Highest: for thou shalt go before the face of the Lord to prepare his ways; to give knowledge of salvation unto his people, by the remission of their sins, through the tender mercy of our God; whereby the day-spring from on "high hath visited us, to give light to them that sit in darkness, and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet in the way of peace.

Simeon came by the Spirit into the temple: and when the parents brought in the child Jesus, to do for him after the custom of the law, then took he him up in his arms, and blessed God, and said, Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word: for mine eyes have seen thy salvation, which thou hast prepared before the face of all people; a light to lighten the Gentiles, and the glory of thy people Israel.

They sung a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood, out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation.

If any man sin, we have an advocate with the

; Father, Jesus Christ the righteous : and he is the

'propitiation for our sins ; and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world.

Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: who gave himself for us that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.

By his own blood, he entered in once into the: holy place, having obtained eternal redemption for us. 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.

Of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption: in whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins.

All have sinned, and come short of the glory of God ; 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 at this time I say, his righteousness; that he might be, just, and the justifier of him that believeth in Jesus.

God hath concluded them all in unbelief, that he might have mercy upon all.

Being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.

As many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name.

If thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus Christ, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.

Christ is the end.of the law for righteousness to every one that believeth.*

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God so loved the world, that he gave his oTtV begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

Whosoever denieth the Son, the same hath not the Father: but he that acknowledged the Son hath the Father also.

Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures: was delivered for our offences, and was raised again for our justification.

To this end Christ both died, and rose, and revived, that he might be Lord both of the dead and living.

He died for all, that they which live, should not henceforth live unto themselves, but unto him that died for them, and rose again.

The grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men.

God our Saviour will have all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.

The Son of man is come to save that which was lost. He shall save his people from their sins. He is able to save them to the uttermost, that come unto God by him. I came not to judge the world, but to save the world.

Jesus said unto them,'they that be whole need not a physician, but they that are sick. But go ye and learn what that meaneth, 1 will have mercy and not sacrifice: for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners i repentance.

God commemleth his love toward us in that vViile we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. Much more then, being now justified hyhisblood, we shall be saved by wrath through him! For if, when we wev enemies we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son ; much more, being reconciled, we shall be saved by his life. And 7

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1 but we' also joy in God, through our .^T o [Christ, by whom we have now re-atonement. the offence, so also is the free gift. For it 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 the 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 righteousness unto eternal life, by Jesus Christ our Lord.

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. For by one offering he hath perfected for ever them that are sanctified.

He that hath the Son hath life; and he that hath not the Son of God hath not life.

If any man love not the Lord Jesus Christ, let him be anathema.

I am the door : by me if any enter in, he shall be saved.

This is the will of him that sent me, that every one which seeth.the Son, and believeth on him, may have everlasting life: and 1 will raise him up at the last day.

This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Jesus Christ came into the world to save sinners.

What must I do to be saved? Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved.

How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation?

CHAP. LXX.

REGENERATION.

There was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, 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. Jesus answered, and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God. Verily, verily, 1 say unto thee, Except a man be born of water, and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God. That which is born of the flesh is flesh: and that which is born of the Spirit is Spirit. Marvel not that I said unto thee, Ye must be born again. The wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou nearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth: so is every one that is born of the Spirit.

Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Christ is born of God.

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