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dren by Jesus Christ to himself, accord. ed. Isa. xl. 1. Thus saith the Lord, ing to the good pleasure of his will. that created thee, O Jacob, that formed

Col. iii. 12. Put on (as the elect of God, thee 0 Israel, Fear not, for I have reholy and beloved) bowels of mercies, deemed thee, I have called thee by thy kindness, humbleness, &c.

name, thou art mine. 1 Thess. i. 4. Knowing brethren, be. xlviii. 12. Hearken unto me, O Jacob loved, your election of God.

and Israel my called, I am he; I am the 2 Thess. ii. 13. God hath from the be. first, I also am the last. ginning chosen you to salvation, through Isa. lv. 5. Behold thou shalt call a na. sanctification of the Spirit and belief of tion that thou knowest not, and nations the truth.

that knew not thee shall run unto thee. 2 Tim. ii. 10. I endure all things for Ixii. 2. Thou shalt be called by a new the elect's sake, that they may obtain the name, which the Lord shall name. salvation which is in Christ Jesus, with Joel ii. 32. In mount Zion, and in Je. eternal glory.

rusalem shall be deliverance, as the Lord Tit. i. 1. Paul an apostle, according to hath said, and in the remnant whom the the faith of God's elect.

Lord shall call. James ii. 5. Hath not God chosen the Matt. xx. 1. The kingdom of heaven is poor of this world, rich in faith, and heirs like unto a man that is an house-holder, of the kingdom which he hath promised which went out early in the morning to to them that love him ?

hire labourers unto his vineyard.— Ver. 3 1 Pet. i. 2. Elect according to the fore. -6. He went out about the third, the knowledge of God the Father, through sixth, the ninth, and eleventh hour, and sanctification of the Spirit unto obedience, sent those he found into his vineyard.— and sprinkled of the blood of Jesus. Ver. 9, 10. They received every man a

ii. 9. Ye are a chosen generation, a penny. royal priesthood, an holy nation, a pe. Ver. 11. When they murmured against culiar people ; that ye should shew forth the good man of the house, because the the praises of him who hath called you first received not more than they who out of darkness to his marvellous light. entered last.-Ver. 13. He answered, and

v. 13. The church that is in Babylon, said, Friend I do thee no wrong.–Ver. elected together with you.

15, 16. Is it not lawful for me to do what 2 John, ver. 1. The elect lady. Ver. I will with mine own? Is thine eye evil, 13. The elect sister.

because I am good? So the last shall be Rev. xvii. 14. They that are with the first, and the first last: for many be called Lamb, are called and chosen, and faithful. but few chosen. Ch. xix. 30. Su 1 Tim. v. 21. Elect angels.

Matt. xxii. 2,3. The kingdom of heaven Christ is God's elect. Isa. lxii. 1. shall be like unto a king, which made a

XIV. Persons chosen or elected of God, marriage for his son; and sent forth his to fill offices in the church and state. servants to call them that were bidden to Deut. xvii. 15. Thou shalt set him king the wedding. over thee, whom the Lord thy God shall John x. 3. The good Shepherd calleth choose. Kings chosen of God were Saul, his own sheep by name. 1 Sam. x. 24.-David, 2 Sam. vi. 21. 1 xv. 15. Jesus said, I call you not ser. Kings viii. 16. Ps. lxxviii. 70. lxxxix. 3. vants. I have called you friends. Heb. 19.-Solomon, 1 Chron. xxix. 1. 1 Sam. iii. 11. Christ is not ashamed to call ii. 28.

them brethren. Priests chosen. Levi, Deut. x. 8.- Acts ii. 39. The promise is unto you, Aaron, Num, xvi. 5.-xvii. 5. 8.

and to your children, and to all that are Twelve apostles chosen. Luke vi. 13. afar off, even as many as the Lord our -Matthias, Acts i. 24. 26.—Stephen, God shall call. Acts vi. 5.Paul, Acts ix. 15.-xxii. 14. Rom. i. 6. Among whom are ye also

Place of worship chosen. Deut. xii. 5. the called of Jesus Christ. --xi. 14.-xviii. 21. 26. The temple, 1 Ver. 7. To all that be in Rome, called Kings ix. 3.–Jerusalem, 1 Kings xi. 14. to be saints. Neh. i. 9.

iv. 17. God calleth those things that

are not as though they were. CALLING.

viii. 28. All things work together for

good, to them that love God, to them who XV. God doth call ; his people are calls are called according to his purpose.

Ver. 30. Whom God did predestinate would count you worthy of this calling, them he also called.

and fulfil all the good pleasure of his ix. 11. That the purpose of God ac- goodness, and the work of faith with cording to election might stand, not of power. works, but of him that calleth.

ii. 14. God hath called you, by our Ver. 23, 24. The vessels of mercy he gospel, to the obtaining of the glory of hath prepared unto glory; even us whom our Lord Jesus Christ. he hath called, not of the Jews only but 1 Tim. vi. 12. Fight the good fight of also of the Gentiles.

faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto Ver. 25. God saith, I will call them thou art called. my people, which were not my people ; | .2 Tim. i. 9. God hath saved us, and and her beloved, which was not beloved. called us with an holy calling, not acHos. ii. 23.

cording to our works, but according to xi. 29. The gifts and calling of God his own purpose, and grace, which was are without repentance.

given us in Christ Jesus before the world 1 Cor. i. 9. God is faithful, by whom began. we were called into the fellowship of his Heb. iii. 12. Holy brethren, partakers Son Jesus Christ our Lord.

of the heavenly calling. Ver. 24. Unto them who are called, ix. 15. Jesus is the mediator of the both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power New Testament, that they which are of God, and the wisdom of God.

called might receive the promise of eterVer. 26, 27. Ye see your calling bre. nal inheritance. thren, how that not many wise men after 1 Pet. i. 15. As he which hath called the flesh, not many mighty, not many you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner noble are called: But God hath chosen of conversation. the foolish things of the world to confound ii. 9. Shew forth the praises of him the wise. Ch. i.

who hath called you out of darkness, into vii. 15. God hath called us to peace. his marvellous light.

Ver. 17. As the Lord hath called every Ver. 20, 21. If ye do well, and suffer man, so let him walk. See ver. 18. 20, for it, and take it patiently, even hereunto 21. 24.

were ye called Gal. i. 6. I marvel that ye are so soon iii. 9. Not rendering evil for evil, or removed from him that called you into railing for railing, but contrariwise blessthe grace of Christ.

ing; knowing that ye are thereunto call. x. 8. This persuasion cometh not of ed, that ye may inherit a blessing. him that calleth you.

v. 10. The God of all grace hath callVer. 13. Brethren, ye have been call. ed us unto his eternal glory, by Christ ed into liberty.

Jesus. Eph. i. 16.' I cease not to give thanks, 2 Pet. i. 3. His divine power hath givand to pray, &c.-Ver. 18. That ye may en unto us all things that pertain to life know what is the hope of his calling, and godliness, through the knowledge and what the riches of the glory of his of him that hath called us to glory and inheritance in the saints.

virtue. iv. 1. Walk worthy of the vocation Ver. 10. Give diligence to make your wherewith ye are called.

calling and election sure. Ver. 4. Ye are called in one hope of Jude 1, 2. To them that are sanctified your calling

by God the Father, and preserved in Phil. iii. 14. I press toward the mark, Jesus Christ, and called: Mercy unto you, for the prize of the high calling of God in and peace and love be multiplied. Christ Jesus.

Rev. xvii. 12. They that are with the Col. iii. 15. Let the peace of God rule Lamb, are called and chosen, and faithful. in your hearts, to the which you are xix. 9. Blessed are they that are call. called in one body.

ed unto the marriage supper of the 1 Thess. ii. 12. Walk worthy of God, Lamb. who hath called you unto his kingdom Abraham called. See Isa. li. 2. Heb. and glory.

xi. 8. iv. 7. God hath not called us unto XVI. Particular persons called to offices. uncleanness, but unto holiness.

Priests. Christ, İsa. xlii. Heb. v. 10,v. 24. Faithful is he that calleth you. Aaron, Heb. v. 4. 2 Thess, i, 11, We pray that God Prophets. Isa, xlix. 1, 2,

Apostles. Acts xiii. 2. Rom. i. 1. 1 Cor. 1 vant justify many, for he shall bear their i. 1, 2. Gal. i. 15.

iniquities. God's people are called by his name. Rom. iii. 24. Being justified freely by xxviii. 10, Josh. xiv. 9.-xv. 16. Dan. ix. his grace, through the redemption that is 18, 19. Amos ix. 11, 12. Jam. ii. 7. in Jesus Christ.

The heathens not called by God's name. Isa. lxiii. 19,-lxv. 1.


XX. God sanctified the Jews. Exod.

xxxi. 13. The sabbath is a sign between XVII. God Justifieth. Isa. xlv. 25. I me and you throughout your generations; In the Lord shall the seed of Jacob be that ye may know that I am the Lord justified, and shall glory. Rom. iii. 30. that doth sanctify you. Lev. xx. 8.—xxi.

Rom. iii. 26. That God might be just, -viii. 15. Ezek. xx. 12. and the justifier of him that believeth in Ezek.xxvii. 28. The heathen shall know Jesus.

that I the Lord do sanctify Israel, when viii. 30. 31. Whom he called, them he my sanctuary shall be in the midst of them. also justified; and whom he justified them he also glorified. If God be for us, XXI. Jews were commanded to sanctify who can be against us?

themselves. Lev. xi. 44. I am the Lord Ver. 33, 34. Who shall lay anything to your God: ye shall therefore sanctify the charge of God's elect? It is God that yourselves, and ye shall be holy: for I am justifieth ; who is he that condemneth ? holy. Ch. xx. 7. See Numb. xi. 18. Josh,

iii. 5.-vii. 13. 1 Sam. xvi. 5. Joel ii. 16. XVIII. Men not justified by the works of the law. Rom. iii. 20. By the deeds XXII. God doth sanctify Christians. of the law, there shall no flesh be justified 1 Thess. iv. 3. This is the will of God, in God's sight.

even your sanctification. Ver. 28. We conclude that a man is jus. v. 23. The very God of peace sanctify tified by faith, without the deeds of the law. you wholly: and I pray God, your whole

iv. 15. The law worketh wrath. spirit, and soul, and body, be preserved

Gal. ii. 16. A man is not justified by blameless unto the coming of our Lord the works of the law, but by the faith of Jesus. Jesus Christ.

Col. i. 12. The Father hath made us iii. 10. As many as are of the works of meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the law are under the curse ; for it is the saints in light. written, Cursed is every one that continu. Ps. Ixxxiv. 11. The Lord will give eth not in all things that are written in grace and glory. the book of the law to do them. Deut. xxvii. 26. Jam. ii. 10.

XXIII. God sanctifieth Christians by Ver. 11. That no man is justified by his word and Spirit. John xvii. 17. Sanc. the law in the sight of God, is evident: lify them through thy truth. Ver. 19. for, The just shall live by faith. Hab. ii. Rom. xv. 16. That the offering of the 4. Rom. i. 17. Heb. x. 38.

Gentiles might be acceptable, being sancVer. 12. And the law is not of faith; tified by the Holy Ghost. but, The man that doeth them, shall live in 2 Cor. iii. 18. We are changed into the them. Lev. xviii. 15. Neh. ix. 29. Ezek. image of Christ by the Spirit of the Lord. iii. 21.-xviii. 9. 17.xx. 11. 13. 21.- 2 Thess. ii. 13. God has chosen you xxxiii. 13. 15, 16. Matt. xix. 17. Rom. to salvation, through the sanctification of X. 5.

the Spirit and belief of the truth. Acts James ii. 10. He that, shall offend in xx. 32. 1 Pet. i. 2. one point is guilty of all. Compare Rom. iii. 19. Isa. lxiv. 6. Ps. cxliii. 2.

XXIV. Justification and sanctification Gal. v. 4. Christ is become of none ef- expressed in other words. fect to you, whosoever of you are justified God doth wash. Ps. li. 2. Wash me by the law; ye are fallen from grace, thoroughly from my iniquities, and

cleanse me from my sin.-Ver. 7. Wash XIX. Men are justified freely, and by thou me, and I shall be whiter than the grace, through Christ. Isa. liii. 11. By snow. his knowledge shall my righteous ser. Isa, i. 18. Though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow ; Isa. vi. 7. He said, thy iniquity is though they be red like crimson, they taken away, thy sin is purged. shall be as wool.

xxvii. 9. By this (affliction) shall the Isa. iv. 4. When the Lord shall have iniquity of Jacob be purged, and this is washed away

the filth of the daughter of all the fruit to take away his sin. Zion.

Ezek. xxiv. 13. Because I have purged Ezek. xvi. 4. Thou wast not washed.- thee, and thou wast not purged, thou shalt Ver. 9. I washed thee with water. not be purged any more at all, till I have

Rev. i. 5, 6. Unto him (Christ] that caused my fury to rest upon thee. loved us, and washed us from our sins in Dan. xi. 35. Some of them shall fall, his own blood, and hath made us kings to try them, and to purge, and to make and priests unto God and his Father, to white. him be glory and dominion for ever. Mal. iij. 3. He shall sit as a refiner and

vii. 14. These have washed their robes purifier of silver; and he shall purify the and made them white in the blood of the sons of Levi, and shall purge them as gold Lamb.

and silver, that they may offer unto the Duty to wash ourselves. Ps. xxvi. 6. Lord an offering in righteousness. I will wash my hands in innocence. Ps. Matt. iii. 11, 12. John the Baptist said, lxxiii. 13.

Jesus shall baptize you with the Holy Isa. i. 16. Wash you, make you clean. Ghost, and with fire. Whose fan is in his

Jer. iv. 14. O Jerusalem, wash thine hand, and he will purely purge his floor, heart from wickedness, that thou mayest and gather his wheat into his garner. be saved.

John xv. 2. Jesus said, Every branch in Acts xxii. 16. Be baptized, and wash me that beareth fruit, my Father purgeth, away thy sins, calling upon the name of that it may bring forth more fruit. the Lord.

Heb. i. 3. Christ by himself purged our Heb. a. 22. Let us draw near (unto sins. See Christ's blood. God) with a true heart, in full assurance Duty. 1 Cor. v. 7. 2 Tim. ii. 21. of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience, and our bodies washed XXVII. God purifieth. Acts xv. 9. with pure water.

God purifying their hearts by faith.

· Tit. ii. 14. Christ gave himself for us, XXV. God doth cleanse. Ps. xix. 12. that he might redeem us from all iniquity, Cleanse thou me from secret faults. Ps. and purify unto himself a peculiar people, li. 10.

zealous of good works. See Mal. ii. 3. Jer. xxxiii. 8. I will cleanse them from above. all iniquity, whereby they have sinned Duty. James iv. 8. Cleanse your hands, against me. Ezek. xxxvii. 23.

ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye Ezek. xxxvi. 25. Then will I sprinkle double minded. clean water upon you, and ye shall be 1 Pet. i. 22. Ye have purified your clean from all your filthiness. See Effi- souls in obeying the truth, through the cacy of Christ's blood.

Spirit. 1 Tim. i. 5. Charity out of a pure Éph. vi. 26. That he might cleanse the heart. the church, &c. 1 John i. 9.

1 John iii. 3. Every one that hath this Duty to cleanse ourselves. Matt. xxiii. hope in him purifieth himself, even as he 26. Thou blind Pharisee, cleanse first is pure. 2 Tim. ii. 22. Call on the Lord that which is within.

out of a pure heart. 2 Cor. vii. 1. Let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit. XXVIII. God doth refine. Isa. xlviii. See Isa. i. 16.-lii. 11. James iv. 8. Ps. 10. Behold, I have refined thee, but not cxix. 9,

with silver; I have chosen thee in the Promises to the cleansed. Job xvii. 9. furnace of affliction. Ps. xviii. 20. 24.-xxiv. 24.—Lxxiii. 1. Zech. xiii. 9. I will refine them as

silver is refined, and I will try them as XXVI. God doth purge. Ps. Ixv. 3. gold is tried. As for our transgressions thou wilt Mal. iii. 2. He is like a refiner's fire, purge them away. See Ps. li. 7.- and like fuller's soap. Ver. 3. İxxix. 9. Isa. i. 25. I will purely purge away

XXIX. The Lord is a God unto his thy dross.

people ; he is with them and among them.

Exod. xxix. 45, 56. 1 will dwell among I have formed thee; thou art my servant : the children of Israel, and I will be their O Israel, thou shalt not be forgotten of me. God. (Ch. xx. 2.) And they shall know Isa. xlix. 14, 15, 16. But Zion said, The that I am the Lord their God.

Lord hath forsaken me, and my Lord Lev. xxvi. 11, 12. I will set my taber- hath forgotten me. Can a woman forget nacle among you, and my soul shall not her sucking child, that she should not abhor you. I will walk among you, and have compassion on the son of her womb? I will be your God, and ye shall be my yea, they may forget, yet I will not forpeople.

get. Behold, I have graven thee on the Ps. xlviii. 14. This is our God for eyer palms of my hands; thy walls are contiand ever : he will be our guide even unto nually before me. death.

liv, 7. For a small moment have I forIsa. xli. 10. Fear thou not, for I am saken thee, but with great mercies will I with thee: be not dismayed, I am thy gather thee. Ver. 8, 9, 10. God.

2 Cor. iv. 9. We are persecuted, but Jer. vii. 23. Obey my voice, and I will not forsaken. be your God, and ye shall be my people. Heb. xiii. 5. Be content, for he hath Ch. xxx. 18. 22.

said, I will never leave thee nor forsake Zech. viii. 2. Thus saith the Lord of thee. hosts, I am jealous for Zion.—Ver. 8. I will be their God in truth and in righ- XXXI. Prayers that God would not teousness.

forsake his people. 1 Kings viii. 57. The

1 2 Cor. vi. 16. I will dwell in them, and Lord be with us: let him not leave us nor walk in them; and I will be their God, forsake us. and they shall be my people.

Ps. xxvii. 9. Leave me not, neither for, Heb. xi. 16. God is not ashamed to be sake me, O God of my salvation. See called their God.

Ps. xxxviii. 21.-lxxi. 9. 18.-cxix. 8.Rev. xxi. 3. Behold the tabernacle of cxxxviii. 8. God is with men, and he will dwell with them : and they shall be his people, and XXXII. God forsaketh the wicked. God himself shall be with them, and be Deut. xxxi. 16, 17. The Lord said, This their God.

people will forsake me, and break my co

venant. Then mine anger shall be kindled XXX. God forsaketh not his people. against them, and I will forsake them. Deut. iv. 31. The Lord thy God is a Judg. vi. 13. The Lord hath forsaken merciful God; he will not forsake thee, us, and delivered us into the hands of neither destroy thee, nor forget the cove- enemies. nant of thy fathers. See Ch. xxxi. 6. 8. 2 Kings xxvi. 14. Thus saith the Lord, Josh. i. 5. * 1 Chron. xxviii. 20. Neh. ix. I will forsake the remnant of my inherit17. 19, 31.

ance, and deliver them into the hands of 1 Sam. xii. 22. The Lord will not for their enemies, because of their sins. sake his people, for his great name's sake: 2 Chron. xii. 5. Thus saith the Lord, because it hath pleased the Lord to make Ye have forsaken me, and therefore have you his people.

I left you in the hand of your enemies. Ezra ix. 9. God hath not forsaken us

xv. 2. If ye forsake the Lord, he will in our bondage, but hath extended mercy forsake you. Ch. xxiv. 20. to us in the sight of the kings of Persia. Ps. lxxviii. 60. He forsook the taber.

Ps. ix. 10. Thou hast not forsaken themnacle of Shiloh. Ver. 61. that seek thee.

Jer. xii. 7. I have forsaken mine house, xxxvii. 28. He forsaketh not his saints; I have left mine heritage; I have given they are preserved for ever. Ver. 25.

the dearly beloved of my soul into the xciv. 14. The Lord will not cast off hands of her enemies. his people, neither will he forsake his in. xxiii. 39. I will utterly forget you, and heritance.

forsake you, and the city that I gave you Isa. xlii. 16. I will make darkness light and your fathers. Ver. 33. before them, and crooked things straight, &c. These things will I do, and not for- XXXIII. God doth not cast off nor resake them.

ject his people. Lev. xxvi. 43, 44. When xliv. 21. Remember these, O Jacob they accept the punishment of their and Israel; for thou art my servant: iniquity, I will not cast them away, nei

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