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my hands and my feet: they parted my garments; and cast lots upon my vesture. P3. xxii. A type of Judas. xli. 9.-See John xiii. 18. The excellency, majesty, and perfection of Christ's kingdom; its benefits. xlv.

They gave me also gall for my meat, and in my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink. xix. 21.—See Matɩ. xxvii. 48.

Mark xv. 36. Luke

xxiii. 36. John xix. 29.

Christ's kingdom promised :—his office as a Saviour to the poor and needy. lxxii.

In reference to Judas.-Let his days be few, and let another take his office. cix.-See Acts i. 20.

Christ's kingdom exalted.-His priesthood: his power and in the day thereof, his people a willing people. cx.

The stone which the builders refused is become the head stone of the corner. cxviii. 22.

The whole of this book has a reference to Christ and his church. Canticles.

Christ promised.—His kingdom shall be established. Isaiah ii.

As a sanctuary in the day of trouble. iv. Miraculous conception of Christ foretold. vii. Joy in affliction, as divine light. His character:- -For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given and the government shall be upon

his shoulder; and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, the mighty God, the everlasting Father, the Prince of Peace. Of the increase of his government and peace there shall be no end, &c. The zeal of the Lord of Hosts will perform this. Isaiah ix.

His peaceable kingdom. Israel's restoration. Salvation to the Gentiles. xi. xii.

Christ's kingdom established. xvi.
His kingdom prefigured. xxii.

A crown to the Gentiles; a foundation'-stone and precious corner-stone; a sure foundation. xxviii.

In the midst of affliction he shall be our peace. XXX.

Blessings at his coming;-desolation to succeed;-in the end restoration.

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The joys of his kingdom;-the weak and the faint invited and encouraged to accept the privileges of the Gospel of Salvation.

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The promulgation of the Gospel through John the Baptist, the forerunner;-the blessed character of Jesus Christ, as a shepherd and feeder of his people;-comfort, strength, and power given to the faint through him, their Saviour. xl.

Promised to the Gentiles ;-his peaceable office, and promises of salvation. xlii.

The Church comforted by the promises of the blessings of Christ. xliii.

Encouraged not to fear;-redemption promised through Christ. Isaiah xliv.

To give liberty to the captives as Mediator, Saviour, and Redeemer. xlv.

Christ complains of the Jews, to whom he was sent ;-shall be a light to the Gentiles ;restoration and deliverance from captivity. xlix.

As a Saviour to sinners, his office as comforter, his example of forbearance and non-resistance produces confidence and strength; not to depend on our own strength, but to rely on him as a Saviour and Redeemer. 1.

To trust in his promises of righteous salvation by his own power he is the defence of his people from the fear of man. li.

The beauty and comfort there is in beholding those who faithfully follow him;-exhortation to aim at the perfection of holiness. His kingdom shall be exalted. lii.

Who hath believed our report? and to whom is the arm of the Lord revealed? For he shall grow up before him as a tender plant, and as a root out of a dry ground: he hath no form nor comeliness; and when we shall see him, there is no beauty that we should desire him. He is despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief: and we hid as it were our faces from him; he was despised, and we esteemed him not.

Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted. But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed. All we like sheep have gone astray; we have 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 openeth not his mouth. He was taken from prison and from judgement: and who shall declare his generation? for he was cut off out of the land of the living: for the trans-. gression of my people was he stricken. And he made his grave with the wicked, and with the rich in his death; because he hath 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 the travail of his soul, and shall be satisfied: by his knowledge shall my righteous servant justify many; for he shall bear their iniquities. There

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fore will I divide him a portion with the great, and he shall divide the spoil with the strong; because he hath poured out his soul unto death: and he was numbered with the transgressors; and he bare the sin of many, and made intercession for the transgressors. Isaiah liii.

The comfort, safety, certain deliverance out of affliction, and sure preservation to all who depend wholly on him. liv.

Exhorteth to faith and repentance ;-through him, those who believe shall be victorious. Iv. Promise of redemption to the Gentiles through him. lvi.

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As a Saviour and Redeemer. lix.

Glory and blessing of his light to the Gentiles. lx.

His office, beauty, and excellence. lxi.
Salvation through him. lxii.

Victory over his enemies ;-He bringeth salvation; a partaker and sure comforter in our afflictions. lxiii..

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The abundant mercy of God in calling the Gentiles; his peaceable kingdom;—those who seek and depend on him shall be saved. lxv.

The people promised faithful shepherds ;Christ shall rule as King and Saviour of his people; he shall execute justice and judgement in the earth. Jer. xxiii.

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