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CHAP. VÌ.

brist will not lose his labor,nor bath he shed his blood in vain ; for he will actually, in his own time, save or restore all men.

H E shall see of the travail of his soul,and shall be satisfied. By his knowledge shall my righteous servant justify many (or the many :) for he shall bear their iniquities : a And the glory of Jehovah shall be revealed, & all flesh shall see it together; for the mouth of Jehovah hath spo. ken it. b And he said, It is a light thing that thou shouldest be my servant to raise up the tribes of Jacob, and to restore the preserved of Israel, I will also give thee for a light to the Gentiles, that thou mayest be my salvation unto the encis of the earth. c I am Jehovah ; that is my name ; and my glory will I not give to another, neither my praise to graven images. si All the ends of the world shall remember and turn unto Jehovah : and all the kindreds of the nations shall worship before thee. For the kingdom is Jehovah's, and he is the governor a. mong the nations, e

And the Scripture,foreseeing that God would justify the Heathen through faith, preached before the gospel unto Abraham, saying, In thee shall all nations be blessed. f Now to Abraham and his seed were the promises made--he saith not, And to seeds (as of many ;) but as of

a Isai. lü. 11. b Isai xl. 5. c Isai. xlix. 6. d Isai. xlii, < Psalm, xxii 27, 28. f Gal. iii. 8.

oneand to thy seed, which is Christ. g Be. hold the Lamb of God, who taketh away the sin of the world ! And ye know that he was manifested to take away our sins ; and in him is no sin. į And all things are of God, who hath reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and hath given unto us the ministry of reconciliation to wit, That God was in Christ reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them ; and hath committed unto us the word of reconciliation. Now, then, we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us--we pray you ilu Christ's stead, Be ye reconciled to God. For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin, that we might be made the righteousness of God in him. Much more then, being now justified by his blood, we shall be saved from wrath through him. For if when we were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son-much more, being reconciled, we shall be saved by his life : And not only so,

but we joy in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom we have now received the atonement (or reconciliation.) Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin ; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned. For until the law, sin was in the world; but sin is not imputed when there is no law : Nevertheless, death reigned from Adam to Moses, even over them who had not sinned after the similitude of Adam's transgres

& Gal iii. 16. v. 18-21.

b St. John, i. 29.

i 1 John, ui. 5. j 2 Cor.

sion, who is the figure of him that was to come. But not as the offence---so also is the free gift : For, if through the offence of one, many he dead; much more the grace of God, and the gift by grace, which is by one man, Jesus Christ, have abounded unto many. - And not as it was by one that sinned, so is the gift ; for the judgment was by one to condemnation, but the free-gift is of many offences unto justifica. tion : For if by one man's offence, death reigned by one-much more they who receive abundance of grace, and of the gift of righteousness, shall reign in life by one, Jesus Christ. Therefore as, by the offence of one, judgment came upon all men to condemnation ; even so, by the righteousness of one, the free gift came upon all men unto justification of life. For as, by one man's disobedience, many were made sinners ; so, by the obedience of one, shall many be made righteous. Moreover, the law entered, that the offence might abound; but where sin abounded, grace did much more a. bound : That as sin hath reigned unto death, even so might grace reign, through righteousness, by Jesus Christ our Lord, k

This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, thatChrist Jesus came into the world to save sinners. I This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation For therefore we both labor and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Saviour (or Restorer) of all men, specially of those that bekeve. These things command and teach. 113 Rom, 7.9. -21. 11 Tina. i. 15. m 2 Tim. iv. 9, 10, 11

COLUMBIAN MISCELLANY. For the grace of God, that bringeth salvation to all men, hath appeared ;* teaching us, that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world, n For God sent not his Son into the world, to condemn the world ; but that the world, through him, might be saved. o And we have seen, and do testify, that the Father sent his Son to be the Saviour of the world. p

In him was life, and the life was the light of men. And the light shineth in darkness, and the darkness comprehended it not. There was a man sent from God, whose name was Johnthe same came to bear witness of the light, that all men through him for it) might believe. He was not that light, but was sent to bear witness of that light. That was the true light, which lighteth every man that cometh into the world. 9

And thou shalt call his name Jesus ; for he shall save his people from their sins.

Jesus said unto them (the Jews), Verily,verily, I say unto you, Moses gave you not that bread from heaven; but my Father giveth you the true bread from heaven : For the bread of God is he who cometh down from heaven, and giveth life unto the world. s. And the bread that I will give is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world : t For I came not to judge the world, but to save the world u --for the Son of Man is come to save that which was lost. v

* Here the Marginal Reading is preferred: n Tit. ii. 11, 12. 0 St. John, iii. 17. P 1 John, iv 14. Sts. John, i.

4 9. , St. Mat. i. 21. St. John, vi. 32, 33. 'St John, vi, 51. # St. John, xii. 47, St. Luke, xix. 10.

I am

Yet sent unto John, and he bare witness unto the truth. But I receive not testimony from man; but these things I say, that ye might be saved. w

For the Son of Man is not come to destroy men's lives, but to save them. * the light of the world. y As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world. z And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto ime. a

Jehovah hath done great things for us, where. of we are glad. b For we know that this is in. deed the Christ, the Saviour of the world. c

I exhort therefore, that, first of all, suppli. cations, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men-for kings, and for all that are in authority, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty. For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour (or Restorer ;) who will have all men to be saved (or restored) & to come unto the knowledge of the truth. d I will therefore that men pray every where, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting. e

w. St. John, v. 33, 34. x St. Luke, ix. 56. y St. John, viii. 12. % St. Jonn, ix. 5. a St. John, xii. 32. b Psalm, cxxvi. 3. St. Jolin, iv. 42. d 1 Tim. ii. 1, 2, 3, 4, € 1 Tim, ii. 8.

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