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amicted; And I will make her that I righteousness. Yea, many peo-1 of the God of Jacob; and he will halted a remnant, and her that ple and strong nations shall come teach us of his ways, and we will was cast far off a strong nation: to seek the LORD of liosts in walk in his paths: for out of Zion and the LORD shall reign over Jerusalem, and to pray before the shall go forth the law, and the them in mount Zion from hence- LORD. Thus saith the LORD of word of the LORD from Jerusalem. forth, even for ever. And thou, hosts, In those days it shall come O tower of the flock, the strong to pass, that ten men shall take

Isa. xlii, 1, 4. Behold my ser hold of the daughter of Zion, hold, out of all languages of the

vant, whom I uphold; mine elect, unto thee shall it come, even the nations, even shall tako hold of bave put my Spirit upon him; he

in whom my soul delighteth: I first dominion; the kingdom shall the skirt of him that is a Jew: shall bring forth judgment to the Come to daughter of

eru- saying, We will go with you; for alem. we have heard that God is with Gentiles. He shall not fail nor be

discouraged, till he have set judgMicah vil, 12. In that day also you.

ment in the earth: and the isles he shall come even to thee from Zech. xii, 7. The Lord also shall shall wait for his law. Assyria, and from the fortified save the tents of Judul first, that cities, and from the fortress even the glory of the house of David,

Isa, xlix, 5, 6. 8. And now, saith to the river, and from sea to and the glory of the inhabitants the Lord that formed me from sea, and from mountain to moun- of Jerusalem, do not magnify the womb to be lis servant, to tain. themselves against Judah.

bring Jacob again to him, Thouzh Zeph. iii, 9, 10, 15-17, 20. For Zech. xiv,10,11,13,14. All the land be glorious in the eyes of the

Israel be not gathered, yet shall I then will I turn to the people a shall be turned as a plain, from

LORD, and my God shall be my pure language, that they may all Geba to Rimmon, south of Jeru

strength. And he said, It is a call upon the name of ihe Lord, salem: and it shall be lifted up, and light thing that thou shouldest be to serve him with one consent. inhabited in her place, from From beyond

my servant, to raise up the tribes the rivers of Benjamin's gate unto the place of Jacob, and to restore the preEthiopia my suppliants, even the of the first gate, unto tho

served of Israel; I will also give danghter of my dispersed, shall corner gate, and from the tower thee for a light to the Gentiles, bring mino offering. The Lord of Hananeel unto the king's wine that thou mayest be my salvation hath taken away thy judgments, presses. And men shall dwell in it, unto the end of the earth. Thus he hath cast out thine enemy: the and there shall be no more utter saith the LORD, In an acceptable King of Israel, even the Lord, is destruction; but Jerusalem shall time liave I heard thee, and in a in the midst of idee: thou shalt be safely inhabited. And it shall day of salvation havo 1 helped not see evil any more. In that day come to pass in that day, that a

thee: and I will preserve thee, and it shall be said to Jerusalern, Fear great tumult from the LORD shall give thee for a covenant of the thou not; and to Zion, Let not be among them; and they shall thine hands be slack. The Lord lay hold every one on the hand of people, to establish the earth, to

cause to inherit the desolate herithy God in the midst of thee is his neighbour, and his hand shall

tages. mighty; he will save, lie will rise up against the band of his rejoice over thee with joy; he will neighbour. And Judalı also shall

Isa II, 5. My righteousness is rest in his love, he will joy over fight at Jerusalem; and the wealth near; my salvation is gone forth, thee with singing. At that time of all the heathen round about and mine arms shall judge the will I bring you again, even in the shall bo gathered together, gold, people; the isles shall wait upon time that I gather you: for I will and silver, and apparel, in great

me, and on miue arm shall they

trust. make you a name and a praise abundance. among all people of the earth, Mal. iji, 12. And all nations shall Isa. III, 15. So shall he sprinkle when I turn back your captivity call you blessed; for ye shall be many nations; the kings shall shut before your eyes, saith the LORD. a delightsome land, saith the their mouths at hiin: for that

Which had not been told them Zech. ii, 4, 6, 7, 11. And saiu LORD of hosts.

shall they see, and that which unto him, Run, speak to this

PROPHECIES HAVING

they had not heard shall they conyoung man, saying, Jerusalem shall be

sider. inhabited as towns SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE without walls for the multitude GENTILES AS SUCCESSORS TO TIIE

Isa. lv, 5. Behold, thou shalt of men and cattlo therein: lio, ho,

call a nation that thou knowest

JEWS IN SPIRITUAL come forth, and flee from the land

not; and nations that knew not of the north, saith the LORD: for I

PRIVILEGE,

thee shall run unto thee, because have spread you abroad as the Ps. ii. 8. Ask of me, and I shall of the LORD thy God, and for the four winds of the heaven, saith give thee the heathen for thine lloly One of Israel; for he hath the Lord. Deliver thyself, o Zion, inheritance, and the uttermost glorified thee. that dwellest with the daughter parts of the earth for thy posses- Isa, Ixil, 2, 3. And the Gentiles of Babylon. And many nations sion.

shall see thy righteousness, and all shall be joined to the LORD in that

P3. xxii, 27. All the ends of the kings thy glory: and thou shalt be day, and shall be my people: and world shall remember, and turn called by a new name, which the I will dwell in the midst of thee; unto the Lord; and all the kin mouth of the LORD shall name. and thou shalt know that the dreds of the nations shall worship Thou shalt also be a crown of Lord of hosts hath sent mo unto before thee.

glory in the hand of the Lord, and thee.

Isa. II, 2, 3. And it shall come to a royal diadem in the land of thy Zech. viii, 7, 8, 22, 23. Thus saith pass in the last days, that the

God. the LORD of hosts, Behold, I will mountain of the LORD's house Isa. Ixv, 1, 15. I am sought of save my people from the east shall be established in the top of them that asked not for me; I am country, and from the west coun. the mountains, and shall be ex- found of them that sought mo not: try: And I will bring thein, and alted above the hills; and all na- I said, Behold me, behold me, unto they shall dwell in the midst tions shall flow unto it; And a nation that was not called by of Jerusalem; and they shall many people shall go and say, my name. And ye shall leave be

my people, and I will Come ye, and let us go up to the your name for a curse unto my be their God, in truth and in mountain of the Lord, to the house I chosen; for the Lord God shall

slay thee, and call his servants by stones to raise up children unto people, which were not my people; another name. Abraham.

and her beloved, which was not Amos ix, 11. In that day will I Matth. xii, 17, 18. That it might beloved. And it shall come to raise up the tabernacle of David be fulfilled which was spoken by pass, that in the place where it that is fallen, and close up the Esaias the prophet, saying, Be- was said unto them, Ye are not breaches thereof; and I will raise hold my servant, whom I have my people; there shall they be ?p his ruins, and I will build it as chosen; my beloved, in whom my called the children of the living in the days of old.

soul is well pleased: I will put my God. What shall we say then? Micah iv, 1, 2. But in the last Spirit upon him, and he shall That the Gentiles, which followed

shew judgment to the Gentiles. not after righteousness, have at. days it shall come to pass, that the mountain of the house of the

John xi, 49–52. And one of them,

tained to righteousness, even the LORD shall be established in the named Caiaphas, being the high righteousness which is' of faith:

But Israel, which followed after top of the mountains, and it shall priest that same year, said unto

the law of righteousness, hath not be exalted above the bills; and them, Ye know nothing at all, people shall flow unto it. And Nor consider that it is expedient attained to the law of righteous

ness. Wherefore? Becanse they many nations shall come, and say, for us, that one man should die Come, and let us go up to the for the people, and that the whole sought it not by faith, but as it

Were by the works of the las: for mountain of the LORD, and to the pation perish not. And this spake house of the God of Jacob; and he he not of himself but being high they stumbled at that stumbling.

stone. will teach us of his ways, and we priest that year, he prophesied will walk in his paths: for the law that Jesus should die for that Rom. x, 19, 20. But I say, Did shall go forth of Zion, and the nation; And not for that nation not Israel know? First, Moses word of the Lord from Jerusalem. only, but that also he should saith, I will provoke you to jeal

gather together in one the chil. onsy by them that are no people, Mal. I, 11. For from the rising of|åren of God that were scattered and by a foolish nation I will the sun, even unto the going down abroad.

anger you.

But Esaias is very of the same, my name shall be

Acts xiii, 46, 47. Then Paul and bold, and saith, I was found of great among the Gentiles; and in

Barnabas waxed bold, and said, them that sought me not; I was every place incense shall be offered unto my name, and a pure God should first have been spoken asked not after me.

It was necessary that the word of made manifest unto them that offering : for my name shall be

to

you: but seeing ye put it from Rom. xv, 9-12, 21. And that the great among the heathen, saith the LORD of hostg.

you, and judge yourselves un Gentiles might glorify God for

worthy of everlasting life, lo, we nis mercy; as it is written, For Matth. viii, 11. And I say unto turn to the Gentiles: For so hath this cause I will confess to thee you, That many shall come from the Lord commanded us, saying, among the Gentiles, and sing unto the east and west, and shall sit I have set thee to be a light of the thy name. And again he saith, down with Abraham, and Isaac, Gentiles, that thou shouldest bo Rejoice, ye Gentiles, with his peoand Jacob, in the kingdom of for salvation unto the ends of the ple. And again, Praise the Lord, heaven, earth.

all ye Gentiles; and laud bim, ali Matth. xii, 21. And in his name

Acts xv, 11-17. But we believe ye people. And again Esaias shall the Gentiles trust.

that, through the grace of the saith, There shall be a root of Matth. XXI, 43. Therefore say I Lord Jesus Christ, we shall be Jesse, and he that shall rise to unto you, The kingdom of God saved, even as they. Then all the reign over the Gentiles; in him shall be taken from you, and given multitude kept silence, and gave shall the Gentiles trust. But as it to a nation bringing forth the audience to Barnabas and Paul, | is written, To whom he was not fruits thereof.

declaring what miracles and won spoken of, they shall see; and they Luke xiii, 29, 30. And they shall ders God had wrought among the that have not heard shall under come from the east, and from the Gentiles by them. And after they stand. west, and from the north, and had held their peace, James an- 1 Cor. 1, 24. But unto them from the south, and shall sit down swered, saying, Men and brethren, which are called, both Jews and in the kingdom of God. And, be- hearken unto me: Simeon hath Greeks, Christ the power of God, hold, there are last which shall be declared how God at the first did and the wisdom of God. first, and there are first which visit the Gentiles, to take out of slall be last. them a people for his name. And

2 Cor. iii, 8-11. How shall not to this agree the words of the

the ministration of the Spirit be Acts vi, 14. For we have heard him say, that this Jesus of Naza- prophets; as it is written, After rather glorious? For if the midreth shall destroy this place, and this I will return, and will build istration of condemnation be glory, shall change the custoins woich ag in the tabernacle of David, much more doth the ministration Moses delivered us.

which is fallen down; and I will of righteousness exceed in glory.

build again the ruins thereof, and For even that which was made Rev. xi, 15. And the seventh I will set it up: That the residue glorious had no glory in this reangel sounded; and there were of men might seek after the Lord, spect by reason of the glory that Freat voices in heaven, saying, and all the Gentiles, upon whom excelleth. For if that which The kingdoms of this world are my name is called, saith the Lord, more that which remaineth is

done away 2008 glorious, much become the kingdoms of our Lord, who doeth all these things and of his Christ; and he shall

glorious. reign for ever and ever.

Rom. ii, 10. But glory, honour, and peace, to every inan that

Gal. iii, 14, 28, 29. That the blessworketh good; to the Jew first, the Gentiles through Jesus Christ;

ing of Abraham might come on APPLICATION AND FULFILMENT OF

and also to the Gentile. THOSE PROPIECIES. Rom. iji, 29. 13 he the God of the of the Spirit through faith. There

that we might receive the promise Jews only? is he not also of the is neither Jew nor Geek, there is Matth. iii, 9. And think pot to Gentiles? Yes, of the Gentiles neither bond por free, there is nelSay within yourselves, We have also.

ther male nor female: for ye are all Abraliam to our father: for I way Rom. ix, 25, 26, 30–32. As he saith one in Christ Jesus. And if ye be unto you, that God is able of these I also in Osee, I will call them my Christ's, then are ye Abraham's

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seed, and heirs according to the company, or come unto one of | fellow-workers unto the kingdom promise.

another nation; but God hath to God, which have been a comGal. iv, 30, 31. Nevertheless, showed me that I should not call fort unto me. what saith the scripture? Cast any man common or unclean. out the bond woman and her son: Acts xi, 1-3, 9.-14, 17, 18. And JEWISH UNBELIEF. for the son of the bond woman the apostles and brethren that

Acts xiii, 19, 40, 41, 50. And shall not be heir with the son of were in Judea heard that the

when he had destroyed seven the free woman. So then, breth- Gentiles had also received the nations in the land of Chanaan, ren, we are not children of the word of God. And when Peter he divided their land to them by bond woman, but of the free. was come up to Jerusalem, they lot. Beware, therefore, lest that

Eph. iii, 5, 6. Which in other that were of the circumcision.con- come upon you which is spoken ages was’uot made known unto tended with him, saying, Thon of in the prophets; Behvid, yo

wentest in to men uncircumcised, despisers, and wonder, and perish: the song of men, as it is now revealed unto his holy apostles and and didst eat with them. But the for I work a work in your days, a prophets by the Spirit; That the voice answered me again from work which ye shall in no wise Gentiles should be fellow-Heirs, heaven, What God hath cleansed, I believe, though a man declare it and of the game body, and par- that call not thon commun. And unto you. But the Jews stirred takers of his promise in Christ by this was done three times: and all up the devout and honourable the Gospel.

were drawn up again into heaven. women, and the chief men of the Heb. vii, 12, 18. For the priest were three men already come against Paul and Barnabas, and

And, behold, immediately there city, and raised persecution hood being changed, there is made of necessity a change also from Cesarea unto me.

unto the house where I was, sent expelled them out of their coasts.

Anl the of the law. For there is verily a Spirit bade me go with them, Jews stirred up the Gentiles, and

Acts xiv, 2. But the unbelieving disannnlling of the commandment going before, for the weakness and these six brethren accompanied against the brethren. nothing doubting. Moreover,

made their minds evil affected unprofitableness thereof,

me, and we entered into the man's Heb. xi, 39, 40. And these all, house: And he shewed us how

Acts xvii, 5. But the Jews which having obtained a good report he had seen an angel in his house, believed not, moved with envy, through faith, received not the which stood and said unto him, took unto them certain lewd promise: God having provided Send men to Joppa, and call for fellows of the baser sort, and gathsome better thing for us, that they Simon, whose surname is Peter. ered a company, and set all the without us should not be made Who shall tell thee words, where- city on an uproar, and assaulted perfect.

by thou and all thy house shall be the house of Jason, and sought to

saved. Forasmuch then as God bring them out to the people. JEWISH FAITH AND JEW- gave them the like gift as he did Acts xviii, 12, 13. And when

unto us, who believed on the Lord Gallio was the deputy of Achaia, ISH PREJUDICES. John vil, 85. Then said the Jews could withstand God? When they one accord against Paul, and

Jesus Christ, what was I, that I the Jews made insurrection with among themselves, Whither will heard these things, they held their brought him to the judgmentbe go, that we shall not find him? peace, and gloritied God, saying, seat, Saying, This fellow persuadwill be go unto the dispersed Then hath God also to the Gentiles eth men to worship God contrary among the Gentiles, and teach the granted repentance unto life. to the law. Gentiles

Act: xiv, 1. And it came to pass

Acts xxvi, 19--21. Whereupon, Acts ii, 41, 42. Then they that in Iconium, that they went both o king Agrippa, I was not disgladly received his word were

together into the synagogue of obedient unto the heavenly vision: baptized; and the same day there the Jews; and so spake, that a But shewed first unto them of were added unto them about three thousand souls. And they and also of the Greeks believed. great multitude both of the Jews Damascus, and at Jerusalem, and

throughout all the coasts of continued stedfastly in the apos

Judea, and then to the Gentiles, tles' doctrine and fellowship, and Acts xv, 8, 9. And God, which that they should repent and turn in breaking of bread, and in knoweth the hearts, bare them to God, and do works meet for prayers. witness, giving them the Holy

repentance. For these causes the Acts 1v, 4. Howbeit many of Ghost, even as he did unto ur Jews caught me in the temple, them whích heard the word be- And put no difference between and went about to kill me. lieved; and the number of the us and them, purifying their men was about five thousand. hearts by faith.

Acts xxviii, 25-29. And when

they (the Jews] agreed not among Acts v, 13, 14. And of the rest

Acts sxi, 20-22. And when they

themselves, they departed, after durat no'man join himself to them: heard it, they glorified the Lord, that Paul had spoken one' word, but the people magnified them,

and said unto him, Thou seest, Well spake the Holy Ghost by And believers were the more brother, how many thousands of Esaias the prophet unto our adiled to the Lord, multitudes Jews, there are which believe;

unto this

fathers, Saying, Go both of men and women.)

and they are all zealous of the people, and say, Hearing ye shall

law: And they are informed of hear, and shall not understand; Acts vi, 7. And the word of thee, that thou teachest all the and seeing ye shall see, and not God increased; and the number of Jews which are among the Gen- perceive: For the heart of this the disciples multipled in Jeru- tiles to forsake Moses, saying that people is waxed gross, and their salem greatly: and a great com- they ought not to circumcise their ears are dull of hearing, and their pany of the priesty were obedient children, neither to walk after the eyes have they closed; lest they to the faith.

customs. What is it therefore? should see with their eyes, and Acts x, 27, 28. And as he talked the multitude must needs come

hear with their ears, and underwith him, he went in, and found together: for they will bear that stand with their heart, and should many that were come together. thou art come.

be converted, and I should heal And he said unto them, Ye know Col. iv, 11. And Jesus, which is them. Be it known therefore how that it is an unlawful thing called Justus, who are of the cir- unto you, that the salvation of for a man that is a Jew to keep | cumcision. These only are my! God is sent unto the Gentiles, ani thct they will bear it. And and from the power of Satan unto enmity, eren the law of command. when he had said these words, God, that they may rective turments contained in ordinances; fur the Jews departed, and had great giveness of sins, and inheritance to make in himself of twain one reasoning among themselves. among them which are sanctified new man, so making peace. And 1 Thess. ii, 16. Forbidding us to by faith that is in me.

came and preached peace to you speak to the Gentiles, that they Rom. 1. 5. 13-15. By whom we which were afar off, and to them might be saved, to fill up their have received grace and apostle that were nigh. sins alway: for the writh is come ship for obedience to the faith Eph. ill. 1--4, 7.8. For this cause upon them to the uttermcst. among all nations, for his name; 'I Paul, the prisoner of Jesus

Now I would not have you igno- Christ for you Gentiles, (If ye TIIE CHURCH AMONG THE rant, brethren, that oftentimes I have heard of the dispensation GENTILES.

purposed to come unto you, (but of the grace of God which is Acts xiii, 48. 49. And when the have some fruit among you also, by revelation he made known

was let hitherto,) that I might given me to you-ward: How that Gentiles heard this, they wero glad, and glorified the word of the I am debtor both to the Greeks afore in few words, Whereby,

even as among other Gentiles. unto me the mystery; (as I wrote Lord: and as many as were or- and to the Barbarians, both to the when ye read, ye may understand dained to eternal life believed. wise and to the unwise. So, as my knowledge in the mystery of And the word of the Lord was much as in me is, I am ready to Christ.) Whereof I was made a published throughout all the re- preach the Gospel to you that are minister, according to the gift of gion. at Rome also.

the grace of God given unto me Acte xiv, 27, 28. And when they

Rom. x, 18. But I say, Have by the effectual working of his were come, and had gathered the they not heard? Yes verily, their power; Unto me, who am less church together, they rehearsed sound went into all the earth, than the least of all saints, is this all that God had done with them, and their words unto the ends of grace given, that I should preach and how he had opened the door the world.

among the Gentiles the unsearch. of faith unto the Gentiles. And

able riches of Christ. there they abode long time with

Rom. xv, 16-19. That I should the disciples. be the minister of Jesus Christ to

Col. I, 6, 25-27. Which is come the Gentiles, ministering the gos

unto you, as it is in all the world; Acts xv, 3. 4. And being brought pel of God, that the offering up of and bringeth forth fruit, as it on their way by the church, they the Gentiles might be acceptable, doth also in you, since the day se passed through Phenice and

being sanctified by the Holy heard of it, and knew the grace Samaria, declaring the conversion Ghost. I have therefore whereof of God in truth: Whereof I am of the Gentiles: and they caused I may glory through Jesus Christ

made a minister, according to the great joy unto all the brethren. in those (hings which pertain to dispensation of God which is And when they were come to God. For I will not dare to speak given to me for you, to fulfil thie Jerusalem, they were received of of any of those things which word of God; Even the mystery the church, and of the apostles Christ hath not wrought by me,

which hath been hid from ages and elders, and they declared: to make the Gentiles obedient, by and from generations, but now is all things that God had done word and deed, Through mighty made manifest to his saints: To with them.

signs and wonders, by the power whom God would make known Acts xvii, 4, 12, 33, 34. And some of the Spirit of God; so that from

what is the riches of the glory of of them believed, and consorted Jerusalem, and round about unto

this mystery among the Gentiles; with Paul and Silas; and of the lyricumn.'I have fully preached which is Chi in you, the hope devout Greeks a great multitude, the gospel of Christ.

of glory. and of the chief women not a few.

2 Cor. 111, 6. Who also hath

2 Tim. I, 11. Whereunto I am Therefore many of them believed; made us able ministers of the new appointed a preacher, and an also of Honourable women which testament; not of the letter, but of apostle, and a teacher of the were Greeks, and of men not a the spirit: for the letter killeth,

Gentiles. few. So Paul departed from but the spirit giveth life.

Rev, xiv, 6. And I saw another among them. Ilowbeit certain men clave unto him, and believed Gal. ii, 7-9. Put contrariwise, / angel fly in the midst of heaven,

having the everlasting gospel to among the waich was Dionysius when they saw that the gospel of preach unto them that dwell on the Areopagite, and a woman namtheuncircumcision was committed

the earth, and to every nation, ed Damaris, and others with them. unto me, as the gospel of the cir- and kindred, and tongue, und

cumcision was upto Peter; (For Acts xxi. 19. And when he he that wrought effectually in

people. had saluted them, he declared Peter to the apostleship of the

REFLECTIONS. particularly what things God kad circumcision, the

Acts xv,19. 20. Wherefore my senwrought among the Gentiles by mighty in me toward the Gen- tence is, that we trouble not them his ministry.

tiles:) And when James, Cephas, which from among the Gentiles Acts xxil, 21. And he said unto and John, who seemed to be are turned to God: But that we me, Depart: for I will send thee pillars, perceived the grace that write unto them, that they abstain far hence unto the Gentiles. was given unto me, they gave t) from pollutions of idols, and from

Acts xxvi, 16-18. But rise, and me and Barnabas the right hands fornication, and from things stand upon thy feet: for I have of fellowship, that we should go strangled, and from blood. appeared unto thee for this pur- unto the heathen, and they unto Rom. xi, 17-21. And if some of pose. to make thee a minister and the circumcision.

the branches be broken ofl, and a witness both of these things Eph. ii, 13--15, 17. But now, in thou, being a wild olive-tree, wert which thou hast seeu, and of Christ Jesus, ye who sometimes graffed in among thein, and with those things in the which I will were far off are made nigh by the them partakest of the root and appear unto thee; Delivering thee blood of Christ. For he is our fatness of the olive tree: Boast from the poople, and from the peace, who hath made both one, not against the branches; but if Gentiles, unto whom now I send and bath broken down the mid- thou boast, thou bearest not the thee, To open their eyes and to dlo wall of partition between us; root, but the root thee. Thou turn them from darkness to light, Hiving abolished in his tlesh the will say then, Tho branches were

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broken off, that I might be graffod | effect. For they are not all Israel until the fulness of the Gentiles in. Well; because of unbelief which are of Israel. That is, They be come in. And so all Israel they were broken off, and thou which are the children of the shall be saved: as it is written, standest by faith. Be not high-flesh, these are not the children There shall come out of Sion the min led, but fear: For if God of God: but the children of the Deliverer, and shall turn away spared not the natural branches, promise are counted for the seed. uogodliness from Jacob. For this take heel lest he also spare not For this is the word of promise. is my covenant unto them, when thee.

At this tirne will I come, and I shall take away their sins. As Gal. ii, 14. 15. But when I saw Sara shall have a son.

concerning the gospel, they are that they walked not uprightly, Rom. x, 1-4. Brethren, my touching the election, they are

enemies for your sakes: but as according to the truth of the heart's desire and prayer to God beloved for the fathers' sakes. For gospel, I said unto Peter before or Israel is that they might them all, I thou, being a Jew, be saved. For I bear them

the gifts and calling of God are livest after the manner of Gen- record, that they have a zeal of in times past have not believed

without repentance.

For as ye tiles, and not as do the Jews. why God, but not according to know. God, yet have now obtained mercy compollest thon the Gentiles to ledge. For they, being ignorant through their unbelief; Even so live as do the Jews? We cho are of God's righteousness, and going have these algo now not believed, Jews by nature, and not siuners about to establish their own

that through your mercy they of the Gentiles.

righteousness, have not submitted
themselves unto the righteous bath concluded them all in unbe-

also may obtain mercy. For God Eph. ii, 11. 12. Wherefore re

ness of God. For Christ is the lief, that he might have mercy meinber, that ye being in time past Gentiles in the flesh, who are

end of the law for righteousness
to

upon all called Uncircumcision by that every one

that believeth. which is called the Circumcision Rom. xi, 1, 9, 11-15, 23--32. I say that we have such bope, we

2 Cor. iii, 12-16. Seeing then in the flesh made by hands; That then, Hath God cast away his at that time ye were without people? God forbid. For 1 also And not as Moses, which put a

use great plainness of speech; Christ, being aliens from the com- am an Israelite, of the seed of vail over his face, that the chilmonwealth of Israel, and strangers Abraham, of the tribe of Ben- dren of Israel could not stedfastly from the covenants of promise, jamin. And David saith, Let look to the end of that which is having no hope, and without God their table be made a snare, and in the world. a trap, and a stumblingblock, and blinded: for until this day remain

abolished: But their minds were Titus 1, 13, 14. This witness is a recompence unto them: I say

eth the same vail intaken away true; wherefore rebuke them then, Have they stumbled that

in the reading of the old testasharply, that they may be found they should fall? God forbid: but rather through their fall salvation Christ. But even unto this day,

ment; which vail is done away in in the faith; Not giving heed to Jewish fables, and commandments is come unto the Gentiles, for to

when Moses is read, the vail is of men, tbat turn from the truth. provoke them to jealously. Now, if the fall of them be the riches of when it shall turn to the Lord,

upon their heart. Nevertheless, 1 Peter ii, 10. Which in time the world, and the diminishing of the vail shall be taken away. past were not a people, but are them the riches of the Gentiles; now the people of God; which had how much more their fulness? For Rev. vii, 4-8. And I heard the not obtained mercy, but now have I speak to you Gentiles, inasmuch number of them which were obtained mercy.

as I am the apostle of the Gentiles, sealed; and there were sealed an

I magnify mine office; If by any bundred and forty and four FINAL INBRINGING OF THE means I may provoke to emula- thousand of all the tribes of the JEWS AND ITS RESULTS.

tion them which are my flesh, and children of Israel. Of the tribe of

might save some of them. For if Juda were sealed twelve thousRom. ix, 1-6, 8. 9. I say the the casting away of them be the and. Of the tribe of Reuben truth in Christ, I lie not, my con- reconciling of the world, what were sealed twelve thousand. Of science also bearing me witness shall the receiving of them be, but the tribe of Gad uere sealed in the Holy Ghost, That I have life from the dead? And they twelve thousand. Of the tribe of great heaviness and continual sor- also, if they abide not still in un- Aser were sealed twelve thousand. row in my heart. For I could belief, shall be graffed in: for God of the tribe of Nephthalim were wish that myself were accursed is able to graff them in again. sealed twelve thousand. Of the from Christ for my brethren, my For if thou wert cut out of the tribe of Manasses were sealed kinsmen according to the flesh: olive-tree, which is wild by nature, twelve thousand. Of the tribe of Who are Israelites; to whom per- and wert grailed contrary to pa- Simeon uere sealed twelve taineth the adoption, and the ture into a good olive-tree; how thousand. of the tribe of Levi glory, and the covenants, and the much more shall these, which be were sealed twelve thousand. Or giving of the law, and the service the natural branches, be graffed the tribe of Issachar were sealed of God, and the promises: Whose into their own olive-tree? For I twelve thousand. Of the tribe of are the fathers, and of whom as would not, brethren, that ye Zabulon were sealed twelve concerning the flesh Christ came, should be ignorant of this mys- thousand. Of the tribe of Joseph who is over all, God blessed for tery, (lest ye should be wise in were realed twelve thousand. Of ever. Amen. Not as though the your own conceits,) that blind- the tribe of Benjamin were sealed word of God hath taken none ness in part is happened to Israel, twelve thousand.

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