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Luke xi. 13. How much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit.
xxiv. 49. I send the promise of the Father unto you.
John xiv. 16. The Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto
xv. 26. When the Comforter is come, whom I will sent unto you from the Father, even the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father.
xvi. 7. I will send him unto you.
Ver. 8. He shall reprove the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment.
Ver. 13. He will guide you into all truth, and shall shew you thngs to come.
Acts i. 4. The promise of the Father. Ch. ii. 33.
v. 32. The Holy Ghost, whom God hath given to them that obey him.
Gal. iii. 4. The promise of the Spirit. Eph. i. 13. The Spirit of promise.
iv. 6. Because ye are sons, God hath sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father.
Hither may be referred all those places in the foregoing chapter, where God is represented as promising, sending and giving the holy Spirit.
XVI. Sins against the Spirit reproved and punished, from which the contrary duties are easily known. Isa. xxx. 1. Wo to rebellious children, saith the Lord, that take counsel, but not of me, and that cover with a covering, but not of my Spirit.
Ixiii. 10. They rebelled and vexed his holy Spirit, therefore he was turned to be their enemy.
Zech. vii. 12. They made their hearts as an adamant stone, lest they should hear the law, and the words which the Lord of hosts sent in his Spirit by the former prophets, therefore came a great wrath from the Lord of hosts.
Matt. xii. 31. Blasphemy against the Holy Ghost shall not be forgiven unto men. 1 John v. 16, 17.
Ver. 32. Whosoever speaketh against the Holy Ghost it shall not be forgiven unto him.
Acts v. 3. Peter said, why hath Satan filled thine heart to lie unto the Holy Ghost, thou hast not lied unto men but unto God.
Ver. 9. How is it that ye have agreed together to tempt the Spirit of the Lord.
vii. 51. Ye uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye do always resist the Holy Ghost; as your fathers did, so do ye.
Eph. iv. 30. Grieve not the holy Spirit of God.
1 Thess. v. 19. Quench not the Spirit.
Heb. vi. 4. It is impossible for those who were once enlightened, and have tasted of the heavenly gift, and were made partakers of the Holy Ghost, and have tasted of the good word of God, and the powers of the world to come, if they falla way, to renew them again to repentance.
Heb. x. 28. He that despised Moses's law, died without mercy. Ver. 29. Of how much sorer punishment 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 to the Spirit of grace.
Jude, ver. 19. Sensual, having not the Spirit. See Simon Magus his sin. Acts viii. 19, 20.
OF THE TRINITY.
THE SAME THINGS ATTRIBUTED TO THE FATHER, TO THE SON, AND TO THE HOLY GHOST.
1. THE Father is, Deut. xxxiii. 27. The eternal God.
Isa. xl. 28. The everlasting God.
The Son is, Col. i. 17. Before all things.
Heb. xiii. 8. The same yesterday, to-day, and for ever.
Ver. 17. The first and the last.
The Spirit is, Heb. ix. 14. The eternal Spirit.
II. The Father omnipresent. Jer. xxiii. 24. Do not I fill heaven
and earth, saith the Lord.
Ps. cxxxix. 7. Whither shall I flee from thy presence.
The Son. John iii. 13. The Son of man which is in heaven.
Eph. i. 23. He filleth all in all.
The Spirit. Ps. cxxxix. 7. Whither shall I go from thy Spirit.
III. God's knowledge. 1 Sam. ii. 3. The Lord is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.
Acts xv. 18. Known unto God are all his works.
1 Kings viii. 39. Thou only knowest the hearts of all the children of men.
Jer. xi. 20. O Lord of hosts that triest the reins.
Matt. xi. 27. No man knoweth the Son but the Father.
The Son's knowledge. Matt. xi. 27. Neither knoweth any man the Father, save the Son.
John ii. 24. He knew all men-he knew what was in man.
Acts i. 24. They prayed and said, thou Lord, which knowest the hearts of all men.
Rev. ii. 23. I am he which searcheth the reins and heart. Ch. v. 6. The Spirit's knowledge. 1 Cor. ii. 10. The Spirit searcheth all things, yea the deep things of God.
Ver. 11. The things of God knoweth no man, but the Spirit of God.
IV. The wisdom of God. Job ix. 4. He is wise in heart, and mighty in strength.
Dan. ii. 20. Wisdom and might are his.
Rev. vii. 12. Blessing, and glory, and wisdom, be unto our God.
The Son's wisdom. Col. ii. 3. In him are hid all the treasures of
wisdom and knowledge.
Rev. v. 12. Worthy is the Lamb to receive power, and riches, and wisdom, &c.
The Spirit's wisdom. Isa. xi. 2. He is the Spirit of wisdom.
Eph. i. 17. The Spirit of wisdom and revelation.
V. The Power of God. Ps. Ixii. 11. Power belongeth unto God. Matt. vi. 13. Thine is the kingdom, the power, and the glory. Christ's power, Isa. ix. 6. His name, the mighty God.
Matt, xxviii. 18. All power is given to me in heaven and in earth. 1 Cor. i. 24. Christ the power of God. See, the power of Christ. The Spirit's power. Rom. xv. 13. Abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost.
Ver. 19. Through mighty signs and wonders by the power of the Spirit of God.
VI. Goodness of God. 1 Chron. xvi. 34. The Lord is good.
Spirit. Ps. cxliii. 10. Thy Spirit is good.
VII, Works of God.-Creation. Isa. xl. 28. The Creator of the ends of the earth,
Gen. i. 27. God created man.
Works of Christ. John i. 3. All things were made by him.
Col. i. 16. By him were all things created that are in heaven and that are in earth.
Works of the Spirit. Job xxxiii. 4. The Spirit of God hath made
Ps. civ. 30. Thou sendest forth thy Spirit, they are created.
VIII. God sendeth teachers to his church. Jer. vii. 25. I have sent unto you my servants the prophets. Ch. xxv. 3, 4.-xxvi, 5.-xxix. 19. xxxv. 14, 15.-xliv. 4.
Matt. ix. 38. Pray ye the Lord of the harvest, that he will send forth labourers into his harvest. See Acts ix. 15, 17. Gal, i. 15. Eph. iv. 11, 12. Acts xxii. 14.
Christ sendeth them. Matt. x. 5. These twelve Jesus sent forth, saying, Go, preach, heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils, &c.
Acts xxvi. 16, 17, 18. He said, I have appeared unto thee, to make thee a minister. I send thee to open their eyes, to turn them from darkness to light, &c. See Ch. xxii. 14, 21.
1 Cor, i. 17. Paul said, Christ sent me to preach the gospel. 2 Cor. v. 20. We are ambassadors for Christ.
The Holy Ghost sendeth them. Įsa. xlviii. 16. The Lord God and his Spirit hath sent me.
Acts xiii. 2. The Holy Ghost said, separate me Barnabas and Saul for the work whereunto I have called them.
Ver. 4. They being sent forth by the Holy Ghost, departed into Selucia.
xx. 28. Paul said, take heed unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers—Or bishops, as in the original.
IX. Teachers receive their knowledge from God. John vi. 45. They shall be all taught of God. Isa. liv. 13. Jer. xxxi. 34.
Phil. iii. 15. God shall reveal this unto you.
From Christ. Gal. i. 12. Neither was I taught it but by the revelation of Jesus Christ.
From the Spirit. Luke ii. 26. It was revealed unto him by the Holy Ghost.
John xiv. 26. The Holy Spirit shall teach you all things.
X. God spake by those who were sent. Heb. i. 1. God spake unto the Fathers by the prophets.
Christ spake by them. 2 Cor. xiii. 3. Ye seek a proof of Christ speaking in me.
Holy Ghost spake by them. Mark xiii, 11. It is not ye that speak, but the Holy Ghost.
XI. God is in his people, as his temple. Acts vii. 48. The most High dwelleth not in temples made with hands. Ch. xvii. 24.
1 Cor. iii. 16. Know ye not that ye are the temple of God? Ver.17. 2 Cor. vi. 16. Ye are the temple of the living God: God hath said, I will dwell in them and live in them.
Christ is in them. 2 Cor. xiii. 5. Christ is in you of a truth.
Eph. iii. 17. That Christ may dwell in your hearts.
The Holy Ghost is in them. John xiv. 17. The Spirit of truth dwelleth with and shall be in you.
Rom. viii. xi. His Spirit that dwelleth in you.
1 Cor. vi. 19. Your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost.
iii. 13. Know ye not that ye are the temple of the Holy Ghost, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in
XII. God sanctifieth his people. Jude 1. To them that are sanctified of God the Father.
Christ sanctifieth. Heb. ii. 11. He that sanctifieth and they that are sanctified are all of one, wherefore he is not ashamed to call them brethren.
The Spirit sanctifieth. Rom. xv. 16. Being sanctified by the Holy Ghost.
XIII. God leadeth his people. Isa. xlviii. 17. I am the Lord thy God which leadeth thee by the way thou shouldest go.
Christ leadeth. John x. iii. He calleth his own sheep by name, and leadeth them.
The Spirit leadeth. Rom. viii. 14. As many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God.
XIV. God is and giveth life. Deut. xxx. 20. The Lord thy God he is thy life.
: Christ is life. Col. iii. 4. When Christ who is our life shall appear. John v. 12. He that hath the Son hath life.
Gal. ii. 20. Christ liveth in me.
The Spirit is life. Rom. viii. 10. the Spirit is life.
XV. God raiseth the dead. John v. 21. The Father raiseth up the
dead and quickeneth them.
Rom. iv. 17. God quickeneth the dead. 2 Cor. i. 9.
Christ raiseth the dead. John v. 21. The Son quickeneth whom he will.
John x. 18. I have power to lay down my life, and power to take it again.
ii. 19. Destroy this temple, (viz. his body. Ver. 21.) and in three days I will raise it up.
Matt. xi. 5. The dead are raised up.- -Persons raised by Christ, were Lazarus. John xi. 32.-xii. 1.
A daughter. Matt. ix. 25. A widow's son. Luke vii. 11.
The Spirit raiseth the dead. 1. Pet. iii. 18. Jesus Christ quickened by the Spirit.
John vi. 63. It is the Spirit that quickeneth.
XVI. The Son and Spirit joined with the Father in worship. Matt. xxviii. 19. Go ye therefore and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost.
2 Cor. xiii. 14. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Ghost be with you all. Amen.
CHA P. XIV.
DUTIES TOWARD GOD ENFORCED BY THREATS AND PROMISES.
I. TO know God and Christ commanded, with its fruits. Deut. iv. 39. Know and consider in thine heart, that the Lord he is God in heaven above, and upon the earth beneath, there is none else.
1 Chron. xxviii. 9. Know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart, and with a willing mind.
Ps. xlvi. 10. Be still and know that I am God. Ps. c. 3. Jer. ix. 24. Let him that glorieth, glory in this, that he understandeth, and knoweth me, that I am the Lord, which exercise lov. ing kindness and judgment, and righteousness in the earth.
Hos. vi. 6. I desired the knowledge of God, more than burnt of ferings.
2 Pet. i. 8. Neither be ye barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
II. Denying God. Tit. i. 16. Some profess to know God, but in works deny him. See 2 Pet. ii. 1.
III. Prayers for them that know God, and promises to them. Ps. xxxvi. 10. Continue thy loving kindness to them that know thee. xci. 14. I will set him on high, because he hath known my name. Dan. xi. 32. The people that know God, shall be strong and do exploits.
John xvii. 3. This is life eternal to know thee, the only living and true God, and Jesus Christ whom thou hast sent. 1 John ii. 13.
IV. God will be known by his people. Ps. xlviii. 3. God is known in the palaces of Zion for a refuge.
lxxvi. 1. In Judah God is known, his name is great in Israel. Isa. xix. 21. The Lord shall be known to Egypt, the Egyptians shall know the Lord, and do sacrifice to him.
liv. 13. All thy children shall be taught of the Lord.