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If. xliv. 24. I am the Lord that maketh all Things.
9 Neh. ix. 6. Thou preserveft them all. *z Xuan
In the Beginning GoD (THE *ALEIM, plur.] created the Heavens and the Earth, Gen. i: 1. GOD (THE ALEIM]
Taid, Let Us make Man in Our Image after Our LikeIzness, ver. 26. So God [THE Aleim] created Man in His
own Image, &c. And the LORD (JEHOVAH, sing.) GOD 4
[Aleim, plur.] said, Behold the Man is become as One
our God [ALEINU, plur.) is one Lord [JEHOVAH] Deut. 7
po vi4. Ye cannot serve the Lord (JEHOVAH) for He is an
+ holy God (ALEIM) literally “ Holy Gods is He," Joh. MY V 1 xxiv. 19, Holy, Holy, Holy, is the Lord (JEHOVAH) of
Hofts, If. vi. 3. Also I heard the Voice of the Lord,
saying, Whom shall 1 send, and who will go for Us? 16 44 u ver. 18. Compare John xii
. 41. and Arts xxviii
. 25, 26, Inuvi 27. with
27. with IJ. vi. 9, 10.- Remember now thy Creator Gruzij (Heb. Creators] in the Days of thy Youth, Eccl
. xii. 1. 1121c Bly ,
Go ye therefore, and teach all Nations, baptizing them v Treccati Holy Ghost
; Matt. xxviii. 19. For there are three
, I 13 bears that bear Record in Heaven, the Father, the Word, and lvitribun the Holy Ghost, and these three are One, 1 John
The Grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the Love of Cuma e God, and the Communion of the Holy Ghost, be with saXI c1+" you all, 2 Cor. xiii. 14. (༣ པ
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was made very man,
HE Son, which is the Word of the Father,
?" begotten from everlasting of the Fa. “ther, the ? very and eternal God, 3 of one Subo stance with the Father, 4 took Man's Nature in the Womb of the blefred Virgin, of her Sub
* Vid. Appendix, Letter A. + Vid. Appendix, Letter B. 1. Arpendix, c.
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stance, so that two whole and perfect Natures, that is to say, the Godhead and Manhood, were joined together in one Person, never to be divided, v-roy whereof is one Christ, very God and very Man, who truly suffered, was crucified, dead, and buried, to reconcile his Father to us, and to be a
Sacrifice not only for original Guilt, but also for actual Sins of Men.
"And the Word was made Flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his Glory, the Glory as of the only Begotten of the Father) full of Grace and Truth, John i. 14. So God loved the World, that he gave his only begotten Son, &c. John iii. 16. Whore goings forth have been from of old from everlasting, Mic. v. 2. Before Abraham was, į an, John viii. 58.
2 In the Beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. All Things were made by Him, and without Him was not any Thing made that was made, John i. 1, 3. For by Him were all Things + created that are in Heaven, and that are in Earth, visible and invisible, whether they be Thrones or Dominions, or Principalities or Powers; all Things were created by Him and for Him. And he is before all Things, and by Him all Things confift, Col.'j. 16, 17. He that built all Things is God, Heb. iii. 4. We are in Him that is true, even in His Son Jesus Chrift; this is the True God and Eternal Life, 1 John v. 20. Unto the Son he faith, Thy Throne, O God, is for ever and ever.-And, thou, Lord, in the Beginning haft laid the Foundation of the Earth, and the Heavens are the Works of thine Hands, Heb. i. 8, 10. 3 John x. 30. I and my Father are One, (Gr. ®].
I 4 Behold a Virgin Ihall conceive and bear a Son, and shall call his Name Immanuel-which being interpreted, is “God with us,” If. vii. 14. Matt. i. 22, 23. 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, 7). ix. 6. When B 2
the Fulness of Time was come, God sent forth a Son made of a Woman, made under the Law, Gal. iv. 4. Who being in the Form of-God, thought it no Robbery to be equal with God. But made himself of no Reputation, and took upon Him the Form of a Servant, and was made in the Likeness of Men; and being found in Fashion as a Man, he humbled himself, &c. Phil. ii. 6, 7, 8. Since by Man came Death, by Man came also the Resurrection of the Dead, i Cor. xv. 21. The second Man is the Lord from Heaven, lb. ver. 47. As the Children are Partakers of Flesh and Blood, He also likewise took part of the fame. -Verily he took not on him the Nature of Angels, but of the Seed of Abraham; wherefore in all Things it behoved Him to be made like unto his Brethren, Heb. ii. 14, 16.
52 Cor. v. 19. God was in Chrift. Col. ii. 9. In Him dwelleth all the Fulness of the GODHEAD bodily. I Tim. ii. 16. GOD was manifest in the Flesh *. ,
• Luke xviii. 13. God be merciful (inaobýto, be propitious) to me a Sinner, 1 Jobn ii. 2. He (Chrift) is the Propitiation (inapua) for our Sins. Matt. iii
. 17. This is my
my Sons and Daughters, faith the Lord Almighty. Eph. i. 6. He HATH MADE US ACCEPTED IN THE BELOVED. Ver. 7. In whom we have Redemption through His Blood' the Forgiveness of Sins, according to the Riches of his Grace, wherein he hath abounded towards us, &c. 2 Cor. v. 18. 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 to himself. Col. i. 21, 22. And you that were sometime alienated, and Enemies in your Minds by wicked Works, yet now hath be reconciled, in the Body of his Flesh through Deah, & c
* Appendix, D.
Eph. V. 2. Chrift hath loved us, and hath given himself for us, an Offering and a Sacrifice to God for a sweet smelling Savour. Heb. ix. 26, 28. He hath appeared to put away Sin by the Sacrifice of Himself. Christ was once offered to bear the Sins of many. 1 Yohn i.
The Blood of Jesus Christ cleanseth from all Sin. 1 Pet. ii. 24. Who His ownself bare our Sins in his own Body on the Tree. IJ. liji. 5,6. He was wounded for our Transgreffions, he was bruised for our Iniquities': The Chastifement 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 ay, and the Lord hath laid on Him the Iniquity of us all. Ver. 8. For the Transgression of my People was he striken. Ver. 10. When thou shalt make his Soul an Offering for Sin, he Thall see his Seed, he shall prolong his Days, and the Pleasure of the Lord shall prosper in his Hand. He shall fee of the Travail of his Soul, and be satisfied; by his Knowledge shall my righteous Servant justify many, for he Thall bear their Iniquities.
DE the going down of Christ into Hell.
s Christ died for us, and ? was buried, so S '
also is it to be believed, that he 3 went down into Hell.
: Who died for us, i Thell. v. 10.
and took again his Body, with Flesh, Bones, and all Things appertaining to the Per
fection of Man's Nature, 3 wherewith he ascended into Heaven, and 4 there fitteth, until he s return to judge !Ven at the last Day.
'Pl. xvi. 9, 10, with das ii. 30, 31. Therefore my Heart is glad, and my Glory rejoiceth, my Flesh allo fhall rest in Hope, for thou wilt not leave my Soul in Hell, neither wilt thou suffer thine holy One to fee Corruption. David being a Prophet, and knowing that God had sworn with an Oath unto him, that of the Fruit of his Loins according to the Flesh, he would raise up Christ to fit on his Throne. He seeing this before, spake of the Resurrection of Christ, that his Soul was not left in Hell, neither bis Flesh did see Corruption. Aets x, 40. Him God raised up the third Day, and thewed him openly, not to all the People, but unto Witneffes, chosen before of God, even to us who did eat and drink with Him after he rose from the Dead.
2 Luke xx. 27. Then faith He to Thomas, reach hither thy Finger and behold my Hands, and reach hither thy Hand, and thrust it into my side. Luke xxiv. 39. And he said, Behold my Hands and my Feet, that it is I myself; handle me and see, for a Spirit hath not Flesh and Bones
see me have. 3 Luke xxiv. 50, 51. He led them out as far as to Bem thany.-And it came to pass, while he blessed them, he was parted from them, and carried up into Heaven. Aets ii. 10. And while they beheld, he was taken up, and a Cloud received him out of their Sight: And while they Jooked stedfastly toward Heaven, as he went up, behold two Men stood by them in white Apparel; which also said, Ye Men of Galilee, why ftand ye gazing up into Heaven? This same Jesus which is taken up from you into Heaven, fhall so come in like Manner as ye have seen Him go into Heaven.
* PS: cx. 1. The Lord said unto my Lord, Sit thou on my right Hand, &c. Col. iii. 1. Christ sitteth on the right Hand of God. Phil. i. 20. He raised Him from the Dead, and fet Him at His right Hand in the heavenly Places.