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30, 31. For the right Faith is, that we believe
the Son of
John i. 14. Many deceivers are entered into the world, who confess not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh. 2 John 7. Every spirit that confesseth not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is not of God. 1 John iv. 3. He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life; and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God abideth on him. John iii. 36. Whosoever denieth the Son, the same hath not the Father. I John ii. 23.
30,31. We know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know
him that is true, and we are in him that is true, even and confess, that our Lord in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God and Jesus Christ, eternal life. 1 John v. 20. Without controversy great God, is God is the mystery of godliness; God was manifest in
the flesh. 1 Tim. jii. 16. When the fulness of the time God, of the Substance of was come, God sent forth his Son, made of a wobegotten be- man. Gal. iv. 4. God so loved the world, that he words; and gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever beAlan, of the lieveth in him should not perish, but have everlastMother, ing life. John iii. 16.
In him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily. Col. ii. 9. He is before all things, and by him all things consist. Col. i. 17. O Father, glorify thou me with thine own self with the glory which I had with thee. before the world was. Thou lovedst me before the foundation of the world, John xvii. 5. 24.
So it was, that, while they were there, the days were accomplished that she should be delivered ; and she brought forth her firstborn son. Unto you is born this day in the city of David, a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. Luke ii. 6, 7. 11.
32. In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God; the Word was made fiesh. John i. 1. 14. Thy throne, O
God, is for ever and ever. Heb. i. 8. As che childsubsisting;
ren are partakers of flesh and blood, he al o himself likewise took part of the same; for verily he took not on him the nature of angels ; but he took on him the seed of Abraham. Heb. ii. 14. 16. My soul is exceeding sorrowful, even unto death. Mali. xxvi. 38. And Jesus increased in wisdom and
32. Perfect God, and
perfect man, of a reasonable soul and human flesh
inferior to the
stature, and in favour with God and man. Luke ii. 52. Handle me, and see, for a spirit hath not flesh
and bones as ye see me have. Luke xxiv. 39. 33. Equal to 33. The man that is my fellow, saith the Lord of Buching his hosts. Zech. xiii. 7. I and my Father are one. Godhead; and John x. 30. All men should honour the Son even Fatber, as as they honour the Father. John v. 23. My Fateachiag his
ther is greater than I. John xiv. 28. Christ Jesus, Manhood.
who, being in the form of God, thought it not 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. Phil. ii. 5, 6, 7. There is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus. 1 Tim. ii. 5.—See also, Matt. xi. 27.
34. To us there is but one Lord Jesus Christ. 1 though he be Cor. viii. 6. Grace, which is by one ran Jesus fet he is not Christ, hath abounded. Rom. v. 15. Thou art the Christ;
Christ, the Son of the living God. Matt. xvi. 16. I believe that thou art the Christ, the Son of God, which should come into the world. John xi. 27. God hath made that same Jesus, whom ye have crucified, both Lord and Christ. Acts ii. 36.
34. Who al
two but one
35, 36, 37. One, not by conversion of the Godhead into flesh, but by taking of the
Manhood into God; one altogether, not by confusion of Substance, but by unity of person. For as the reaschable soul and flesh is one man, 80 God and inan is one Christ.
35, 36, 37. [He] took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men. Ph. ii. 7. In all things it behoved him to be made like unto his brethren. Heb. ii. 17. He saith not, And to seeds, as of many, but as of one, And to thy seed, which is Christ. Gal. iii. 16.—See also, 1 Cor. viii. 6. as above in 34.--and Col. ii. 9. as in Ø 30.
38. Christ died for the ungodly. Rom. v. 6 fred for our salvation, de
Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our seended into sorrows; he was wounded for our transgressions, bell, rose again the he was bruised for our iniquities; the chastisement third dayfrom of our peace was upon him ; and with his stripes
we are healed; the Lord hath laid on him the iniquity of us all ; he was oppressed, and he was
SS. Who suf
afflicted ; for the transgression of my people was he stricken ; it pleased the Lord to bruise him, be hath put him to grief. Isa. liii. 4 to 8. 10.—[See also, the whole chapter.] Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust. 1 Pet. iii. 18. Thou wilt not leave my soul in hell, neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption. Acts ii. 27. Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures ; he was buried, he rose again the third day according to the scriptures. 1 Cor. xv.
39. He ascended into heaven,
39. So, after the Lord had spoken unto them, he
was received up into heaven, and sat on the right sitteth on the hand of God. Mark xvi. 19. Ye men of Galilee, right hand of
why stand ye gazing up into heaven? this same God Almigh- Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven,
he shall so come in like manner as ye have seen him
into heaven. Acts i. 11. The Lord Jesus Christ judge the quick and the shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing
and his kingdom. 2 Tim. iv. 1. 40, 41. At 40, 41. When the Son of man shall come in his
glory, and all the holy angels with him, then shall ing all men shall rise a- he sit upon the throne of his glory, and before him their bodies,
shall be gathered all nations. Matt. xxv. 31, 32.
The trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be give account for their own raised. 1 Cor. xv. 52. And I saw the dead, small Works And and great, stand before God; and the books were
opened, and the dead were judged out of those into life ever things which were written in the books, according lasting, and to their works. Rev. xx. 12. God shall bring every they that
work into judgment, with every secret thing, evil into ever- whether it be good, or whether it be evil. Eccl.
xii. 14. We must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that every one may receive the things done in his body, according to that he hath done. 2 Cor. v. 10. The Son of man shall reward every man according to his works. Matt. xvi. 27.Many of them that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt. Dan. xii. 2. The ungodly shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous. Psal. i. 5.
The king shall say unto them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world; he shall say also unto them on the left hand, Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels; and these shall go away into everlasting punishment, but the righteous into life eternal. Matt. xxv. 34. 41. 46,
42. Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, to
observe all things whatsoever I have commanded escepe a man you. Matt. xxviii. 19, 20. He that believeth and fully, he can- is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth 291 be saved. not shall be damned. Mark xvi. 16. Therefore,
brethren, stand fast, and hold the traditions which ye have been taught, whether by word, or epistle. 2 Thess. ii. 15. Lord, I believe ; help thou mine unbelief. Mark ix. 24.
42. This is
Catholic Faith, which
XVII. THE LITANY;
OR, GENERAL SUPPLICATION.
1. O God
1. Our Father which art in heaven. Matt. vi. the Father of 9. Do not I fill heaven and earth? saith the Lord, heaven, have mercy Jer. xxiii. 24. I bow my knees unto the Father of s miserable sinners.
our Lord Jesus Christ, of whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named. Ephes. iii. 14, 15. Father, I have sinned against heaven, and before thee, and am no more worthy to be called thy son. Luke xv. 18. 19. Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness ; according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions. Psal. li. 1. Thou knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked. Rev. iii. 17.-See also, Ps. cxv.
3.-Rom. jii. 16. 2. O God 2. All men should honour the Son, even as they the Son, Re-honour the Father ; he that honoureth not the Son deemerof the
3. O God the
world, have honoureth not the Father which hath sent him. John us miserable v. 23. Thomas answered and said unto him, My
Lord, and my God. John xx. 28. Ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, but with the precious blood of Christ. 1 Pet. i. 18, 19. And he is the Propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world. 1 John ii. 2. They lifted up their voices, and said, Jesus, Master, have mercy on us. Luke xvii. 13.— See also, Matt. xv. 22.
3. The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the Holy Ghost
, love of God, and the communion of the Holy from the Fa- Ghost, be with you all. Amen. 2 Cor. xiii. 14.
Not by works of righteousness which we have done, mercy serpen but according to his mercy he saved us, by the
washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Gbost. Tit. iii. 5. When the Comforter is come, whom I will send unto you from the Father, even the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father, He shall testify of me. John xv. 26. God hath sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father. Gal. iv. 6. Have mercy upon me, O Lord, for I am in trouble ; my strength faileth because of mine iniquity, and my bones are consumed. Psal. xxxi, 9, 10.-See also, Luke xxiv. 49. and compare 2 Pet. i. 21. with Acts
i. 16, and iv. 24, 25. 4. O Holy,
4. Baptizing them in the name of the Father, blessed, and and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Matt. nity, three xxviii. 19. Our Father which art in heaven, forone God, have give us our sins ; deliver us from evil. Luke si. mercy upon 2. 4. The misery of man is great upon him. Eccl.
viii. 6.-See also, 1 John v. 7, 8.—Ephes. iv. 5, 6.
5. I the Lord thy God am a jealous God, visiting ofte record, our the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the offinces of the third and fourth generation of them that hate fathers; nei- me. Exod. xx. 5. We have sinned with our thertake thou fathers, we have committed iniquity, we have done
wickedly. Psal. cvi. 6. Be not wroth very sore, O spare us, good Lord, neither remember iniquity for ever. Isa. Ixiv. Lord, spare thy people, 9. O remember not against us former iniquities, baseredeem- [marginal reading, remember not the iniquities of
vengeance of our sins: