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then will we take our daughter, ! and we will be gone. And their words pleased Hamor, and Shechem, Hamor's son. And the young man deferred not to do the thing, because he had delight in Jacob's daughter: and he was more honourable than all the house of his father. And Hamored and Shechem his son came unto the gate of their city, and communed with the men of their city, saying, These men are peace able with us; . . . . . Only herein will the men consent unto us for to dwell with us, to be one people, if every male among us be circumcised, as they are circumcised. Shall not their cattle, and their substance, and every beast of theirs, be ours? only let us consent unto them, and they will dwell with us. And unto Hamor, and unto Shechem his son, hearkened all that went out of the gate of his city; and every male was circumcised, all that went out of the gate of his city.

Exod. iv, 24-26. And it came to pass by the way in the inn, that the LORD met him, and sought to kill him. Then Zipporah took a sharp stone, and cut off the fore skin of her son, and cast it at his feet, and said, Surely a bloody husband art thou to me. So he

DISPUTES ABOUT

CIRCUMCISION IN THE DAYS OF THE
APOSTLES.

righteousness of the faith
he had yet being uncircund
that he might be the father of it
them that believe, though the
Acts xv, 1, 2, 5, 6, 10. 24. And not circumcised; that rise
certain men, which came down
from Judea, taught the brethren, also: And the father of
ness might be imputed unto
and said, Except ye be circumcis-cision to them who are not
after the manner of Moses, ye circumcision only, but who
cannot be saved. When therefore walk in the steps of that
Paul and Barnabas had no small our father Abraham, which
dissension and disputation with being yet uncircumcised.
them, they determined that Paul-
and Barnabas, and certain other
of them, should go up to Jerusa-
lem unto the apostles and elders
about this question. But there
rose up certain of the sect of the
Pharisees which believed, saying,
That it was needful to circumcise
them, and to command them to
keep the law of Moses. And the
apostles and elders came together
for to consider of this matter.
Now therefore why tempt ye God,
to put a yoke upon the neck of
the disciples which neither our
fathers nor we were able to bear?
Forasmuch as
that certain which went out from
we have heard,
us have troubled you with words,
subverting your souls, saying,
the law; to whom we gave no such
Ye must be circumcised, and keep
commandment.

of the circumcision.

Josh. v, 3-5, 7-9. And Joshna made him sharp knives, and circumcised the children of Israel at

Gal. ii, 3-5. But neither T who was with me, being a Gr was compelled to be circums Aud that because of false unawares brought in, whe privily to spy out our Which we have in Christ Je dage: To whom we gave pla that they might bring us in subjection, no, not for an b that the truth of the gospel continue with you.

you shall bear

Gal. v, 6-10, 11, 12. For in J Christ neither circumcision Acts xvi, 3. Him (Timothy] eth anything, nor uncircum would Paul have to go forth with but faith which worketh b let him go: then she said, A him; and took and circumcised I have confidence in you thr ye will be otherwise minded: but he troubleth judgment, whosoever he be Rom. ii, 24-27. For the name of I, brethren, if I yet preach cir God is blasphemed among the cision, why do I yet suffer fe Gentiles through you, as it is cution? then is the offence of written. For circumcision verily cross ceased. I would ther profiteth, if thou keep the law: even cut off which but if thou be a breaker of the law, thy circumcision is made uncircumcision. Therefore, if the uncircumcision keep the right eousness of the law, shall not his uncircumcision be counted for circumcision? And shall not un

circumcision which is by nature,
if it fulfil the law, judge thee, who
by the letter and circumcision
dost transgress the law?

were in those quarters: for they
knew all that his father was a
Greek.

1 Cor. vii, 18. 19. Is any called being circumcised not become uncircumcis B5) called in uncircumcision? le not be circumcised. CircumeS is nothing, and uncircumcis nothing, but the keeping of commandments of God.

the hill of the foreskins. And this is the cause why Joshua did circumcise: All the people that came out of Egypt, that were males, even all the men of war, died in the wilderness by the way, after they came out of Egypt. Now all the people that came out

were circumcised; but all the people that were born in the wilderness the as came

forth out of Egypt, them they had not circumcised; And their children whom he raised up in their stead, them Joshua circumcised: for they were uncircumcised, because they had not circumcised them by the way. And it came

Gal. vi, 12-15. As many
desire to make a fair shew
flesh, they constrain you
circumcised; only lest they st
suffer persecution for the
Christ. For neither they
the law; but desire to have
selves who are circumcised b
circumcised, that they may
in your flesh. For in Christ
neither circumcision availeth a
thing, nor uncircumcision, &

God which shall justify the cir-
Rom. iii, 30, 31. Seeing it is one
cumcision by faith, and uncircum-

new creature.

Phil. iii, 2, 3. Beware of

to pass, when they had done cir- cision through faith. Do we then beware of evil workers, beward abode in their places in the camp, God forbid: yea, we establish the circumcision, which worship G cumcising all the people, that they make void the law through faith the concision. For we are

law.

till they were whole. And the
LORD said unto Joshua, This day
have I rolled away the reproach
of Egypt from off you: wherefore
the name of the place is called
Gilgal unto this day.

in the Spirit, and rejoice in Cas
the flesh.
Jesus, and have no confidence i

Rom. iv, 9-12. Cometh this blessedness then upon the circumcision only, or upon the uncircumcision also? for we say that faith was reckoned to Abraham for righteousness. How was it then

Acts vil, 8. And he gave him the

PASS OVER.
INSTITUTION.

Exod. xii, 14, 17, 24, 42 And

Covenant of circumcision: and so reckoned? when he was in circum- day shall be unto you for a G cumcised him the eighth day; and in circumcision, but in uncircum- to the LORD throughout Abraham begat Isaac, and cir- cision, or in uncircumcision? Not rial; and ye shall keep it a

Isaac begat Jacob; and Jacob be- cision. And he received the sign generations: ye shall keep it a

gat the twelve patriarchs.

of circumcision, a seal of the by an ordinance for ever. A

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shall observe the feast of unleavened bread; for in this self-same day have I brought your armies out of the land of Egypt: therefore shall ye observe this day in your generations by an ordinance for And ye shall observe this thing for an ordinance to thee and It is a night to thy sons for ever. to be much observed unto the LORD for bringing them out from the land of Egypt: this is that night of the LORD to be observed of all the children of Israel in their

generations.

Exod. xiii, 4, 5, 8-10. This day came ye out, in the month Abib. And it shall be, when the LORD shall bring thee into the land of the Canaanites, and the Hittites, and the Amorites, and the Hivites, and the Jebusites, which he sware unto thy fathers to give thee, a land flowing with milk and honey, that thou shalt keep this service in this month. And thou shalt shew thy son in that day, saying, This is done because of that which the LORD did unto me when I came forth out of Egypt. And it shall be for a sign unto thee upon thine hand, and for a memorial between thine eyes, that the LORD'S law may be in thy mouth: for with a strong hand hath the LORD brought thee out of Egypt. Thou shalt therefore keep this ordinance in his season from year to year.

goats. And ye shall keep it up
until the fourteenth day of the
same month: and the whole as-
sembly of the congregation of
Israel shall kill it in the evening.
And they shall take of the blood,
and strike it on the two side-posts,
and on the upper door-post of the
houses wherein they shall eat it.
And they shall eat the flesh in
that night, roast with fire, and un-
leavened bread; and with bitter
herbs they shall eat it. Eat not of
it raw, nor sodden at all with wa
ter, but roast with fire; his head
with his legs, and with the pur-
tenance thereof. And the blood
shall be to you for a token upon
the houses where ye are: and
when I see the blood, I will pass
over you, and the plague shall not
be upon you to destroy you,
when I smite the land of Egypt.
Then Moses called for all the
elders of Israel, and said unto
them, Draw out, and take you a
lamb' according to your families,
and kill the passover. And ye
shall take a bunch of hyssop, and
dip it in the blood that is in the
bason, and strike the lintel and the
two side-posts with the blood that
is in the bason: and none of you
shall go out at the door of his
house until the morning. For the
LORD will pass through to smite
the Egyptians: and when he seeth
the blood upon the lintel, and on
the two side-posts, the LORD will
pass over the door, and will not
suffer the destroyer to come in
unto your houses to smite you.

Exod. xxiii, 15. Thou shalt keep the feast of unleavened bread: (thou shalt eat unleavened bread seven days, as I commanded thee, in the time appointed of the month Abib; for in it thou camest out from Egypt; and none shall appearing, and go unto thy tents. before me empty.)

Num. ix, 2. Let the children of Israel also keep the passover at his appointed season.

2 Chron. xxx, 16. And they Exod. xxxiv, 18. The feast of stood in their place, after their unleavened bread shalt thou keep. manner, according to the law of Seven days thou shalt eat un-Moses, the man of God: the priests leavened bread, as I commanded sprinkled the blood, which they thee, in the time of the month received of the hand of the LeAbib: for in the month Abib thou vites. camest out from Egypt.

THE PASCAL LAMB. Exod. xii, 3-9, 13, 21-23. Speak ye unto all the congregation of Israel, saying, In the tenth day of this month they shall take to them every man a lamb, according to the house of their fathers, a lamb And if the housefor an house. hold be too little for the lamb, let him and his neighbour next unto his house take it, according to the number of the souls; every man, according to his eating, shall make Your your count for the lamb lamb shall be without blemish, a male of the first year: ye shall take it out from the sheep, or trom the

Deut. xvi, 7. And thou shalt roast and eat it in the place which the LORD thy God shall choose: and thou shalt turn in the morn

UNLEAVENED BREAD.

Exod. xii, 15, 18-20. Seven days shall ye eat unleavened bread; even the first day ye shall put away leaven out of your houses: for whosoever eateth leavened bread, from the first day until the seventh day, that soul shall be cut off from Israel. In the first month, on the fourteenth day of the month at even, ye shall eat unleavened bread, until the one and twentieth day of the month at even. Seven days shall there be no leaven found in your houses: for whosoever eateth that which is leavened, even that soul shall be cut off from the congregation of Israel, whether he be a stranger, or born in the land. Ye shall eat nothing leavened; in all your habitations shall ye eat unleavened bread.

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2 Chron. xxxv, 11-13. And they
killed the passover, and the
priests sprinkled the blood from
the Levites
their hands, and
flayed them. And they removed
the burnt offerings, that they
might give according to the divi-
sions of the families of the people,
to offer unto the LORD, as it is
written in the book of Moses: and
And
so did they with the oxen.
they roasted the passover with
fire, according to the ordinance:
but the other holy offerings sod
they in pots, and in caldrons, and
in pans, and divided them speedily
among all the people.

Exod. xiii, 6, 7. Seven days thou shalt eat unleavened bread, and in the seventh day shall be a feast

to the LORD. Unleavened bread

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shall be eaten seven days: and there shall no leavened bread be seen with thee; neither shall there be leaven seen with thee in all thy quarters.

Deut. xvi, 3, 4. Thou shalt eat no leavened bread with it; seven days shalt thou eat unleavened bread therewith, even the bread of affliction; (for thou camest forth out of the land of Egypt in haste;) that thou mayest remember the day when thou camest forth out of the land of Egypt all the days of thy life. And there shall be no leavened bread seen with thee in all thy coasts seven days; neither shall there any thing of the flesh, which thou sacrificedst the first day at even, remain all night until the morning.

Heb. xi, 28. Through faith he kept the passover, and the sprinkling of blood, lest he that destroyed the first-born should touch them.

Ezra vi, 22. And kept the feast of unleavened bread seven days with joy: for the LORD had made them joyful, and turned the heart of the king of Assyria unto them, to strengthen their hands in the work of the house of God, the God of Israel.

for us:

1 Cor. v, 7, 8. Purge out therefore the old leaven, that ye may be a new lump, as ye are unleavened. For even Christ our passover is sacrificed Therefore let us keep the feast, not with old leaven, neither with the leaven of malice and wickedness; but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.

THE FEAST.

Exod. xii, 10, 11, 16, 46. And ye shall let nothing of it remain until the morning, and that which And remaineth of it until the morning ye stall burn with fire. thus shall ye eat it; with your 2 K

loins girded, your shoes on your feet, and your staff in your hand; and ye shall eat it in haste: it is the LORD's passover. And in the first day there shall be an holy convocation, and in the seventh day there shall be an holy convocation to you; no manner of work shall be done in them, save that which every man must eat, that only may be done of you. In one house shall it be eaten: thou shalt not carry forth ought of the flesh abroad out of the house; neither shall ye break a bone thereof.

Num. xxviii, 18. In the first day shall be an holy convocation; ye shall do no manner of servile work therein.

Deut. xvi, 48. ... Neither shall there any thing of the flesh, which thou sacrificedst the first day at even, remain all night until the morning. Six days thou shalt eat unleavened bread: and on the seventh day shall be a solemn assembly to the LORD thy God: thou shalt do no work therein.

2 Chron. xxx, 21. And the children of Israel, that were present at Jerusalem, kept the feast of unleavened bread seven days with great gladness: and the Levites and the priests praised the LORD day by day, singing with

loud instruments unto the LORD.

TIME AND PLACE.

Lev. xxiii, 5, 6. In the fourteenth day of the first month at even is the LORD's passover. And on the fifteenth day of the same month is the feast of unleavened bread unto the LORD: seven days ye must eat unleavened bread.

est not sacrifice the passover
within any of thy gates, which the
LORD thy God giveth thee: But at
the place which the LORD thy
God shall choose to place his name
in, there thou shalt sacrifice the
passover at even, at the going
down of the sun, at the season
that thou camest forth out of
Egypt.

Num. xxviii, 16. And in the fourteenth day of the first month is the passover of the LORD.

2 Chron. Xxx, 2-4. 13, 15, 23. For the king had taken counsel, and his princes, and all the congregation in Jerusalem, to keep the passover in the second month. For they could not keep it at that time, because the priests had not sanctified themselves su:ficiently, neither had the people gathered themselves together to Jerusalem. And the thing pleased the king and all the congregation. And there assembled at Jerusalem much people to keep the feast of unleavened bread in the second month, a very great congregation. Then they killed the passover on the fourteenth day of and the Levites were ashamed, the second month: and the priests and sanctified themselves, and brought in the burnt-offerings into the house of the LORD. And the whole assembly took counsel to keep other seven days: and they kept other seven days with gladness.

Ezek. xlv, 21. In the first month, in the fourteenth day of the month, ye shall have the passover, a feast of seven days; unleavened bread shall be eaten."

PREPARATION.

Exod. xli, 43-45, 47, 48. And the
LORD said unto Moses and Aaron,

Num. ix, 3, 10, 11. In the four-This is the ordinance of the pass-
teenth day of this month, at even,
ye shall keep it in his appointed
season: according to all the rites
of it, and according to all the
ceremonics thereof, shall ye keep
it. Speak unto the children of
Israel, saying, If any man of you,
or of your posterity, shall be un-

over, There shall no stranger eat
thereof: But every man's servant
thou hast circumcised him, then
that is bought for money, when
shall he eat thereof. A foreigner
and an hired servant shall not eat
thereof. All the congregation of
stranger shall sojourn with thee,
Israel shall keep it. And when a
and will keep the passover to the
LORD, let all his males be circum-
and keep it; and he shall be as
cised, and then let him come near

clean by reason of a dead body, or
be in a journey afar off, yet he
shall keep the passover unto the

LORD. The fourteenth day of the
second month at even they shall
keep it, and eat it with unleaven-
ed bread and bitter herbs.

one that is born in the land: for
no uncircumcised person shall eat
thereof.

said unto them, Stand still, and I
will hear what the LORD will com
mand concerning you. But the
man that is clean, and is not in a
journey, and forbeareth to keep
the passover, even the same s
shall be cut off from his people
because he brought not the cer
ing of the LORD in his appointed
season, that man shall bear his
sin. And if a stranger shall s>
journ among you, and will keep
the passover unto the Lo
cording to the ordinance of the
passover, and according to the
manner thereof, so shall he d
shall have one ordinance, both tr
the stranger, and for him that wa
born in the land.

2 Chron. xxx, 17-20. For the were many in the congregation that were not sanctified; therefore the Levites had the charge of the killing of the passovers for every one that was not clean, to sanctly them unto the LORD. For & titude of the people, eren may Ephraim, and Manasser, Isaac, themselves, yet did they eat the and Zebulun, had not cleanse passover otherwise than it written: but Hezekiah prayed them, saying, The good Le pardon every one That prepare his heart to seek God, the L God of his fathers, though not cleansed according to the purification of the sanctu And the LORD hearkened to He kiah, and healed the people.

2 Chron. Xxxv, 6. So kl passover, and sanctify yourselves and prepare your brethren, the they may do according to the word of the LORD by the hand Moses.

and the Levites were pur
Ezra vi, 20, 21. For the priest
together, all of them were pr
children of the captivity, and fr
and killed the passover for all
their brethren the priests, and f
themselves. And the children f
Israel, which were come again en
separated themselves unto th
of captivity, and all such as
from the filthiness of the besied
of the land, to seek the LORD God
of Israel, did eat.

John xi, 55. And the Jews' over was nigh at hand: and went out of the country up Jerusalem before the passover, purify themselves.

Num. ix, 6-8, 13, 14. And there were certain men, who were deDeut. xvi, 1-6. Observe the filed by the dead body of a man, month of Abib, and keep the pass- that they could not keep the passover unto the LORD thy God: for over on that day; and they came In the month of Abib the LORD before Moses and before Aaron on 2 Chron. XXXV, 7-9, 12, 13. A thy God brought thee forth out of that day. And those men said Josiah gave to the people Egypt by night. Thou shalt unto him, We are defiled by the the flock, lambs and therefore sacrifice the passover dead body of a man: wherefore all for the passover offering unto the LORD thy God, of the are we kept back, that we may for all that were present, flock and the herd, in the place not offer an offering of the LORD the number of thirty thousa which the LORD shall choose to in his appointed season among the and place his name there. Thou may-children of Israel? And Moses

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should come to keep the passover
unto the LORD God of Israel at
Jerusalem: for they had not done
it of a long time in such sort as it
was written. So there was great
joy in Jerusalem: for since the
time of Solomon, the son of David
king of Israel, there was not the
like in Jerusalem.

be killed. And he sent Peter and John, saying, Go and prepare us the passover, that we may eat. And they said unto him, Where wilt thou that we prepare? And he said unto them, Behold, when ye are entered into the city, there shall a man meet you, bearing a pitcher of water; follow him into the house where he entereth in. 2 Chron. xxxv, 1, 16-19. More- And ye shall say unto the goodover, Josiah kept a passover unto man of the house, The Master the LORD in Jerusalem: and they saith unto thee, Where is the killed the passover on the four-guest-chamber, where I shall eat teenth day of the first month. So the passover with my disciples? And he shall show you a large all the service of the LORD was prepared the same day, to keep the passover, and to offer-burntofferings upon the altar of the LORD, according to the commandment of king Josiah. And the children of Israel that were present kept the passover at that time, and the feast of unleavened bread seven days. And there was no passover like to that kept in Israel from the days of Samuel the prophet; neither did all the kings of Israel keep such a passover as Josiah kept, and the priests, and the Levites, and all Judah and Israel that were present, and the inhabitants of Jerusalem. In the eighteenth year of the reign of Josiah was this passover kept.

upper room furnished: there make ready. And they went, and found as he had said unto them: and

stance. And his princes gave willingly unto the people, to the priests, and to the Levites: Hilkiah, and Zechariah, and Jehiel, rulers of the house of God, gave unto the priests for the passoverofferings two thousand and six hundred small cattle, and three hundred oxen. Conaniah also, and Shemaiah, and Nathaneel, his brethren, and Hashabiah, and Jeiel, and Jozabad, chief of the Levites, gave unto the Levites for passover-offerings five thousand small cattle, and five hundred oxen. And they removed the burnt-offerings, that they might give according to the divisions of the families of the people, to offer unto the LORD, as it is written in the book of Moses: and so did they with the oxen. And they roasted the passover with fire according to the ordinance: but the other holy offerings sod they in pots, and in caldrons, and in pans, and divided them speedily among all the people. And afterward they made ready for themselves, and for the priests: because the priests the sons of Aaron were busied in offering of burnt-offerings and the fat until night; therefore the Levites prepared for themselves, and for the priests the sons of

Aaron.

INSTANCES.

Num. ix, 4, 5. And Moses spake unto the children of Israel, that they should keep the passover. And they kept the passover on the fourteenth day of the first month at even in the wilderness of Sinal: according to all that the LORD commanded Moses, so did the children of Israel.

Josh. v, 10. And the children of Israel encamped in Gilgal, and kept the passover on the fourteenth day of the month at even, in the plains of Jericho.

2 Kings xxiii, 21-23. And the king commanded all the people, saying, Keep the passover unto the LORD your God, as it is written in the book of this covenant. Surely there was not holden such a passover from the days of the judges that judged Israel, nor in all the days of the kings of Israel, nor of the kings of Judah; But in the eighteenth year of king Josiah, wherein this passover was holden to the LORD in Jerusalern. And 2 Chron. Xxx, 1, 5, 26. Hezekiah sent to all Israel and Judah, and wrote letters also to Ephraim and Manasseh, that they should come to the house of the LORD at Jerusalem, to keep the LORD God passover unto the of Israel. So they established a decree to make proclamation throughout all Israel from Beer

Luke ii, 41, 42. Now his parents went to Jerusalem every year at the feast of the passover. And when he was twelve years old, they went up to Jerusalem after

the custom of the feast.

John vi, 4. And the passover, a feast of the Jews, was nigh.

CHRIST'S LAST PASSOVER. Matth. xxvi, 17-20. Now, the first day of the feast of unleavened bread, the disciples came to Jesus, saying unto him, Where wilt thou that we prepare for thee to eat the passover? And he said, Go into the city to such a man, and say unto him, The Master saith, My time is at hand; I will keep the passover at thy house with my disciples. And the disciples did as Jesus had appointed them; and they made ready the passover. Now, when the even was come, he sat down with the twelve.

they made ready the passover.
And when the hour was come, he
sat down, and the twelve apostles
And he said unto
with him.
them, With desire I have desired
to eat this passover with you be-
fore I suffer: For I say unto you,
I will not any more eat thereof,
until it be fulfilled in the kingdom

of God.

Mark xiv, 12, 16, 17. And the first day of unleavened bread, when they killed the passover, his disciples said unto him, Where wilt thou that we go and prepare that thou mayest eat the passover?... And they made ready the passover. And in the evening he cometh with the twelve.

Luke xxii, 1, 7-16. Now the feast of unleavened bread drew nigh, which is called the Passover. Then came the day of unleavened bread, when the passover must

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2.-UNDER NEW TESTAMENT.

BAPTISM.
INSTITUTION.

Matth. 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.

1 Cor. i, 13-17. Is Christ divided? was Paul crucified for you? or were ye baptized in the name of Paul? I thank God that I

baptized none of you, but Crispus and Gaius; Lest any should say that I baptized in mine own name. And I baptized also the household of Stephanas: besides, I know not whether I baptized any other. For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the gospel; not with wisdom of words, lest the cross of Christ should be made of none effect.

Eph. iv, 5. One Lord, one faith, one baptism.

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when she was baptized, and her household, she besought us, sayLuke xii, 50. But I have a bap-ing, If ye have judged me to be tism to be baptized with; and how faithful to the Lord, come into my am I straitened till it be accom- house, and abide there. And she plished! constrained us. And he took and washed their stripes; and them the same hour of the night, was baptized, he and all his, straightway.

1 Cor. x, 1, 2. Moreover, brethren, I would not that ye should be ignorant, how that all our fathers were under the cloud, and all passed though the sea; And were all baptized unto Moses in the

cloud and in the sea.

1 Cor. xii, 13. For by one Spirit are we all baptized into one body, whether we be Jews or Gentiles, whether we be bond or free; and have been all made to drink into one Spirit.

1 Cor. xv, 29, 30. Else what shall they do which are baptized for the dead, if the dead rise not at for the dead? And why stand ye all? why are they then baptized in jeopardy every hour?

INSTANCES.

Acts viii, 12, 13, 36-38. But when they believed Philip, preaching the things concerning the kingdom of God, and the name of Jesus Christ, they were baptized,

Then

both men and women.
Simon himself believed also: and
when he was baptized, he con-
tinued with Philip, and wondered,
beholding the miracles and signs
which were done. And as they
went on their way, they came un-
to a certain water; and the eunuch

said, See, here is water; what doth
hinder me to be baptized? And
Philip said, If thou believest with
all thine heart, thou mayest. And
he answered and said, I believe
that Jesus Christ is the Son of

God. And he commanded the chariot to stand still: and they went down both into the water, both Philip and the eunuch; and he baptized him.

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Acts xviii, 8. And Crispus, the chief ruler of the synagogue, believed on the Lord, with all his house: and many of the Corinthians hearing believed, and were baptized.

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Jonn iv, 1, 2. When therefom the Lord knew how the Pharisee had heard that Jesus made a baptized more disciples that John. (Though Jesus himse baptized not, but his disciples)

BY JOHN.

Matth. iii, 5, 6, 11, 12. Then we out to him Jerusalem, sed Judea, and all the regun re about Jordan, And were begi of him in Jordan, confessing 177 sins. I indeed baptize you w water unto repentance b that cometh after me is might than I, whose shoes I a 1 worthy to bear: he shall baptis you with the Holy Ghost, it with fire: Whose fan is in hand, and he will througly pas his floor, and gather his b into the garner, but he will br fire. up the chaff with unquente

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Mark 1, 4, 5, 8. John did he tize in the wilderness, and pres the baptism of repentance remission of sins. went out unto him all the land Judea, and they of Jerusalem at river of Jordan, confessing ta were all baptized of him int

sins. I indeed have baptiz with water; but he shall bp2 you with the Holy Ghost.

John iii, 23. And John als baptizing in non near to because there was much wa there: and they came, and F baptized.

Acts 1, 5. For John truly tized with water, but ye shal baptized with the Holy Glos many days hence.

Acts xviii, 25. This man instructed in the way of the Le and, being fervent in the s he spake and taught dile the things of the Lord, kno only the baptism of John.

Acts xix, 2-5. He said them, Have ye received the Ghost since ye believed they said unto him, We have 2 be any Holy Ghost. so much as heard whether the And unto them, Unto what the ye baptized? And they s Unto John's baptism. The Paul, John verily baptized F the baptism of repentance, s unto the people, that they believe on him which shoubio" after him, that is, on Christ Jess When they heard this, they baptized in the name of the Las

Jesus.

THE LORD'S SUPPER ITS INSTITUTION. Matth. xxvi, 26-29. And as the were eating, Jesus took bre and blessed it, and brake it, an

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