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giying tijem tl)c I^oId (Sl)06t, even as l)c bib unto us ; and put no

difference between us and them, purifying their hearts by faith.

Then pleased it the apostles and elders, with the whole church,
to send chosen men of their own company to Antioch witli Paul
and Barnabas; namely, Judas surnamed Barsabas, and Silas, chief
men among the brethren : and they wrote letters by them after this
manner; The apostles and elders and brethren send greeting unto
the brethren which are of the Gentiles in Antioch and Syria and
Cilicia : Forasmuch as we have heard, that certain which went out from
us have troubled you with words, subverting your souls, saying. Ye
must be circumcised, and keep the law : to whom we gave no such
commandment : it seemed good unto us, being assembled with one
accord, to send chosen men unto you with our beloved Barnabas
and Paul, men that have hazaided their lives for the name of our
Lord Jesus Christ. We have sent therefore Judas and Silas, who
shall also tell you the same things by mouth. £ox it SCCmcb
goob to tl)e i)oln CJ$l)ost, unb to us, to hin upon ijou no
greater burbcu tT)an tijcse neccssarji tilings ; that ye^ibstain

from meats offered to idols, and from blood, and from things stran-
gled, and from fornication : from which if ye keep yourselves, ye
shall do well.

Now when they had ffonft throuo-hout riirv£»'ia and the reffion

of Galutia, aub u)cre forbibbcn of tl)c i^olji (51)ost to preaci)
tl)e tDOrb in 'iAsia ; after they were come to Mysia, they assayed
to go into JJithynia: but tl)c Spirit suffcreb tl)cm not.

And it came to pass, that while Apt)llos was at Corinth, Paul
having passed through the upjier coasts, came to Ephesus; and
finding certain disciples, he said unto them. Have ye received the
Iloly Ghost .since ye believed ? And they said unto liim, We have
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said unto them, Unto what then were ye baptized ? And they said,
Unto John's baptism. Then said Paul, John verily baptized with
the baptism of repentance, saying unto the people, that they should
believe on him which should come after him, that is, on Christ
Jesus. When they heard this, they were baptized in the name of
the Lord Jesus. And when Paul had laid his hands upon them,

t[)c iQoln ©liost came on tl)cm: anb tlicrj spake toitl) tongues,
anh propl)esieb.

Behold, I go bound in tlie spirit unto Jerusalem, not knowing
the things that shall befall me there: save that tl)C ^oix) <5l]06t

xuitncssetl) in cyern citn, saning, tl)at bonbs luib afilictions
abiirc ntc.

Take heed unto yourselves, and to all the flock omv tl)C tollicl)

tl)c ^Qoln (5l)ost l)atl) mabc nou ooerseers, to feed the church

of God, "which he hath purchased with his own blood.

Now when we had discovered Cyprus, we left it on the left
hand, and sailed into Syria, and landed at Tyre : for there the ship
was to unlade her burden. And finding disciples, we tarried there
seven days: who said to Paul tl)rOttgl) tl)C Spirit, that he should
not go up to Jerusalem.

And as we tarried there many days, there came down from
Judea a certain prophet, named Agabus. And when he was come
unto us, he took Paul's girdle, and bound his own hands and feet,
and said, (|[l)US saitt) tl)C i^oln (5l)0St, So shall the Jews at Jeru-
salem bind the man that owneth this girdle, and shall deliver hira
into the hands of the Gentiles.

And some believed the things which were spoken, and some
believed not. And when they agreed not among themselves, they
departed, after that Paul liad spoken one word, tUcU spake tl)e

i^oln ©liost bt} (Esaias tl)c propl)et unto our fathers, sailing.

Go unto this people, and say. Hearing ye shall hear, and shall not
understand : and seeing ye shall see, and not perceive.

Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, sepa-
rated unto the gospel of God, (which he had promised afore by his
prophets in the holy scriptures,) concerning his Son Jesus Christ
our Lord, which was made of the seed of David according to the
flesh; and declared to be the Son of God with power, accorbiug
to tl)C spirit of Ijoliucss, by the resurrection from the dead.

Wo glory in tribulations also; knowing that tribulation
worketh patience ; and patience, experience ; and experience, hope :
and hope maketh not ashamed: because tllC loue of C5ob is

slieb abroab in our Ijearts b|} tl}c t)oln ©Ijost u)l)icl) is gitjen
unto us.

There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in

Christ Jesus, u)l)o toalk not after tl)c flesi), but after tl)e Spirit.



Acts,



Acts, XX. i28.



Acts,
xxi. 3, 4,



Acts,
xxi. 10, 11.



Acts,
xxviii. 24-26.



Rom. i. 1-4.



Rom. V. 3-5.



Romans,
viii. 1-17.



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Romans,
viii. 22, 23.



Uomaiis,
viii. yo, 27.



Rom. ix. 1-3.



Rom. xiv. n



i^or tl)c Into of tl)c Gpirit of life in (Tljrist Icsiis, Ijat!) mabc
tne free from tl)c iavo of sin anb bcati). For what the law could

not do, in that it was weak through the tiesli, God sending his own
Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, and for sin, condemned sin in the
flesh : that the riHiteousness of the law mio;ht be fulfilled in us,
who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.

For they that are after the flesh do mind the things of the
flesh ; but they that are after the Spirit tl)e tljings of t!)C S|3irit.
For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is
life and peace. Because the carnal mind is enmity against God :
for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be. So
then they that are in the flesh cannot please God. JJut nc arc not

in tlic flcslh but in tl)c Spirit, if so be tl)at tl)c Spirit of (!?ob
bujcll in nou. Xoro if am man bane not tlje Spirit of (i!l)rist,

l)e is none of l)is. And if Christ be in you, the body is dead
because of sin ; but the Spirit is life because of righteousness. But
if the Spirit of him that raised up Jesus from the dead dwell in you,
he that raised up Christ from the dead 3\)a[[ illso quicken gour

mortal bodies bn l)i5 Spirit tl)at btDcllctb in i}ou. Therefore,

brethren, ye are debtors, not to the flesh, to live after the flesh. For
if ye Hve after the flesh, ye shall die : but if ye tlirougl) tllC Spirit
do mortify the deeds of the body, ye shall live. For as many as are
leb bn tl)e Spirit of C5ob, they are the sons of God. For ye
have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have
receiv(jd tl)e Spirit of alioptiou, tcljerebn roe crn, QVbba, -fatljer.
®l)e Spirit itself bearcti) tDitness ruitl) our spirit, tljat m arc

tl)C djilbren of ©ob : J>iid if children, then heirs ; heirs of God,
and joint heirs with Chi-ist ; if so be that we suffer with hira, that
we may be also glorified together.

We know that the whole creation groaneth and travaileth in pain
together until now : and not only they, but ourselves also, tDljicI) l)at)C
tl)C tirst-fruitS of tl)C Spirit, even we ourselves groan within our-
selves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body.

®l)c Spirit also Ijelpetl) our infirmities: for we know

not what we should pray for as we ought : but tl)e Spirit itSclf

makctb intercession for us toitl) groanings ii'l)icl) cannot be

Uttereb. And he that searchetli the hearts knoweth what is the

mind of the Spirit, bccausc Ijc maiictl) intercession for tl)e
saints accorbing to tl)c raill of <&oh.

Tsay the truth in Christ, T li.> not, mu couscicncc also bear-
ing mc loitncSS in tlje i)oln (!M)OSt, that 1 have great heaviness
and continual sorrow in my heart. For I could wish that myself
were accursed from Christ, for my brethren, my kinsmen according
to the flesh.



The kingdom of God is not meat and drink ;
ne.ss, and peace, anb jojl in tl)e i^oljl (SljOSt.



but



righteous-



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Now the God of liope fill jiou u)itli all jon iWib peace in
bclicuiug, tl)at nc mail abonuB in l)ci]]c, tljrougl) tl)c potocr
of tl)c tjoln (Si)OSt.

Brethren, I have written the more boldly unto you in some
sort, as putting you in mind, because of the grace that is given
to me of God, that I should be the minister of Jesus Christ to
the Gentiles, ministering the gospel of God, tljat tl)C offering U^l

of tl)c ©entiles migljt be acceptable, being sanctiliebbn tl)c
mn C31)crst.

I will not dare to speak of any of those things which Christ
hath not wrought by me, to make the Gentiles obedient, by word
and deed, through mighty signs and wonders, bj) tl)C |]0U)Cr of
tl)C Spirit of (*3o5 : so that from Jerusalem, and round about
unto lllyiieum, I have fully preached the gospel of Christ.

And I, brethren, when I came to you, came not with excel-
lency of speech, or of wisdom, declaring unto you the testimony
of God. For I determined not to know anything among you,
save Jesus Christ, and him crucified. And I was with you in
weakness, and in fear, and in much trembling. And my speech
and my preaching was not with enticing words of man's wisdom,

but in bcmonstration of tl)e Spirit, anb of poroer: that your

faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of
God.

Howbeit, we speak wisdom among them that are perfect : yet
not the wisdom of this world, nor of the princes of this world,
that come to nought : but we speak the wisdom of God in a mys-
tery, even the hidden wisdom, which God ordained before the
world unto our glory ; which none of the princes of this world
knew : for had they known it, they would not have crucified the
Lord of glory. But as it is written. Eye hath not seen, nor ear
heard, neither have entered into the lieart of man, the things
which God hath prepared for them that love him. jjjut ©ob

liatl) reoealeb tljem unto us bn l)is Spirit: for the Spirit search-

eth ail things, yea, the deep things of God. For what man know-
eth the things of a man, save the spirit of man which is in him?
even so the things of God knoweth no man, but the Spirit of
God. JCou) IDC bane reccincb, not the spirit of tl)e roorlb,
but tlje spirit iul)icl) is of ©ob : tl)at luc migl)t knoro tl)c
tilings tl)at are freeln giuen to us of (!3ob. Which things also
Ave speak, not in tl)e ujorbs u)l)icl) man's roisbom teacijetl),

but tX)l]icl) tl)C tjoln (iM)OSt tcacl)etl) ; comparing s])irilual things
witli sjiiiitual. Ihit the natural man receiveth not tl)e ttjiugs of
tl)e Spirit of (i?ob : for they are foolishness unto him : neither
can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.

Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, anb tl)at tl)C
Spirit of ^Sob bujcUctl) in sou ? If any man defile the tem-



Rom. XV. 13.



Romans,
XV. 15, 10.



Romans,
XV. J8, I'J.



1 Corinlh.
ii. 1-14.



1 Corinth,
iii. 16, 17.



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OFFICE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT.



1 Corintli.
vi. 10, II.



1 Cor. vi. 19.



1 Corinth,
xii. 1-13.



2 Corinth,
i. iil, 2-J.



2 Cor. iii. 3.



2 Corintli.
iii. 17, lU.



pie of God, liim shall God destroy ; for the temple of God is
holy, which temple ye are.

Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor ex-
tortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God. And such were
some of you : but ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are
justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, axxb b'Q tl)e Spirit of OUV

(E>o5.

Know ye not tljot |iour bobn is tl)c temple of t\)c i^oin
(51]ost tDl]ic!) is in non, toljid] m Ijaue of ©ob, and ye are nol

yc^ur uwn ?

Now concerning spiritual gifts, brethren, I would not have you
ignorant. Ye know that ye were Gentiles, carried away unto these
dumb idols, even as ye were led. Wherefore I give you to un-
derstand, that no man speaking bn the Spirit of ©ob, calleth

.Jesus accursed : and that no man cau sa2 tl)at Sesus is tl)C
£orb,but bn tl)e £)olp (5l)ost.

Now there are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit. And
there are ditferences of administrations, but the same Lord. And
there are diversities of operations, but it is the same God which
worketh all in all. But the manifestation of the Spirit is given
to every man to profit withal. £ov to one is giuen bll tl}C Spirit
the tDorb of misbom ; to anotlier^ tlje ujorb of knoiolcbge bti
tl)e same Spirit; to another, faitl) by the same Spirit; to an-
other, tl)e gifts of dealing by the same Spirit; to another, tl)c
ujorking of miracles; to another, propijeni; to another, bis-
rerning of spirits ; to another, biuers kinbs of tongues ; to
anotljer, tl}e interpretation of tongues : but all tl)i-se*ioorketl)
tljat one anb tlje self-same Spirit, biuibing to euern man

SCUCralln as l)e toill. For as the body is one, and hath many
members, and all the members of tliat one body, being many, are
one body : so also is Christ, itir bll one Spirit are me all bap-

ti^eb into one bobg, whether we be Jews or GentiU's, whether

we be bond or free; anb \)am been all mabe to brink into
one Spirit.

Now he which stablisheth us with you in Christ, and hath
anointed ns, is God : who hath also sealed us, anb giueil t\)C ear-
nest of tl)e Spirit in our Ijearts.

Forasnuieh as ye are manifestly declared to be the epistle of

Christ ministered by us, toritten not loitl) ink, but ujitl) tl)e Spirit

of tl)e lining <Cob : not in tables of stone, but in fieshy tables of
the heart.

Now the Lord is that Spirit: and U)l}ere tl)e Spirit of tl)e
£orb is, tl)ere is libertg. l>ut we all, with open face beholding
as in a glass the glory of the Lord, are changed into the same im-
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He tliat liixtli wroiiglit us for tlie self-same tiling is God, xt)|]a

also IjatI) giucn unto us tl)c earnest of tl)c Gpirit.

The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God,

anb tl)c communion of tijc {^oin ©Ijost, be with you all.

O foolish Galatians, who hath bewitched you, that ye should
not obey the ti'uth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath been evi-
dently set forth, crucified among you ? This only would I leai-n
of you, llecciucb nc tl)C Spirit by the works of the law, or by the
hearing of faith ? Are ye so foolish ? |)auing bCQUU in t\)C Spirit,
are ye now made perfect by the fiesh ? Have ye suffei-ed so many
things in vain ? if it be yet in vain. He therefore tl)at Utinistcr-
Ct\) to JIOU tl)C Spirit, and worketh miracles among you, doeth he
it by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith.

And because ye are sons, ©ob l)atl) scnt forti) tl)C Spirit

of l)is Son into jiour Ijearts, crning, QVbba, i^ati)cr. Where-
fore thou art no more a servant, but a son.

Now we, brethren, as Isaac was, are the children of promise.
But as then he that was born after the flesh persecuted |)im lijat

was born after tl)c Spirit, even so it is now.

Christ is become of no effect unto you, whosoever of you are
justified by the law; ye are fallen from grace. For we tl)rougl)
lt)C Spirit wait for the hope of righteousness by fiiith.

This I say then, iDalk iu tl)c Spirit, luib lie sljall not fuUil

tl]C lust of tl)e flesi). For the flesh lusteth against the Spirit, and
the Spirit against the flesh : and these are contrary the one to tlif
other ; so that ye cannot do the things that ye would. But if lie
be leb of l\)C Spirit, ye are not under the law.

Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these ;
Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, idolatry, witchcraft,
hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, envy-
ings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like : of the which I
tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that thev which
do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of (rod. J3ut tl)e

fruit of tl)e Spirit is loue, jon, peace, long-suffering, gentle-
ness, goobness, faiti), meekness, temperance : agviinst such

there is no hiw. And they that are Clirisl's have crucified the flesh,
with the affections and lusts. Jf toc liuc iu tl)e Spirit, let US
also malk in tl)e Spirit. Let us not be desirous of vain-glory,
provoking one another, envj'ing one another.

He that soweth to his flesh, shall of the flesh reap corruption :

but |)e tl)at sometl) to tijc Spirit sljall of tl)c Spirit reap life
coerlasting.

That we should be to the praise of his glory, who first trusted
in Christ. In whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the word



; Cor. V. 5.



2C!or.xiii.l4.



Gal. iii. 1-5.



Gal. iv. 6,



Galatians,
iv. 28, 29.



Gal. V. 4, 5.



Galatians,
V. 10-2ti.



Gal. vi. 8.



Epli.i. 12-14.



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OFFICE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT.



Ephesians,
ii. 13, lS-ii-2



Ephesians,

jii. 1-5,

14-19.



Eph. iv. 30.
Epli. V. 9.



Ephesians,
V. 18, 19.



KpliCHJans,
vi. II, 17, li^,



of truth, the gospel of your salvation : in whom also after that ye

believed, rjc ujcrc sealcb u)itl) tl)at iooli] Spirit of promise,
it)l}icl) is tl)c earnest of our inl)eritTnce~until tl)e redemption

of tl)e purcljaseb possession, unto the praise of his glory.

Now iu Christ Jesus ye who sometimes were far off aie made
nigh by the blood of Christ Sot tijrouql) l)im

toe boti) Ijaiie tuccss bn one Spirit unto tlje i^atl)ei-.

Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but
fellow-citizens with the saints, and of the household of God ; and
are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus
Christ himself being the chief corner-stone ; in whom all the build-
ing fitly framed together, groweth unto an holy temple in the Loi'd:
in wlK)m ye also are builded together, for an habitation of God
tl)rougl) tl)e Spirit.

For this cause, I Paul, the prisoner of Jesus Christ for you Gen-
tiles, if ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God
which is given me to you-ward : how that by revelation he made
known unto me the mystery, as I wrote afore in few words : whereby,
when ye read, ye may understand my knowledge in the mystery of
Christ, which in other ages was not made known unto the sons of

men, as it is iiotD reucaleb unto I)is Iiolji apostles anb

propl)CtS by tl)e Spirit For this cause I bow

my knees unto the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, of whom the
whole family in heaven and earth is named, that he would grant
you, according to the riches of his glory, to be Streuqtljeneb U)itl)

migljt bn l)is Spirit in tl)e inner man; that Christ may dwell

in your hearts l»y faith ; tliat ye, being rooted and grounded in love,
may be able to comprehend with all saints what is the breadth, and
length, and depth, and height ; and to know the love of Christ,
which passeth knowledge, that ye might be tilled with all the ful-
ness of God.

Grieve not the holy Spirit of God, ruljerebii nc are sealeb
unto tl)e iian of rcbemption.

The fruit of the Spirit is in ail goobuess, onb rigl)tcous-
ness, anb trnti).

Be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but bc tllleb U)iti)
tl)e Spirit; speaking to yourselves in psalms, and hymns, and
spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the
Lord.

I'ut on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand
against the wiles of the devil Take the hfl-

in.'t f.f salvation, oub tlu' sujorb of tl)e Spirit, tDl)icl} is tl)C
VMorb of <^ob^ pvaning alujans mill) all praner anb suppli-
cation iu ll}C Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance

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Wliat then ? notwithstanding, eveiy way, whether in pretence
or in truth, Christ is preached ; and I therein do rejoice, yea, and
will rejoice. For I know that this shall turn to my salvation through

your prayer, anb tl)c supplji of tl)c Spirit of Jcsus dHhrist,

according to my earnest expectation, aiul my hope, that in nothing
I shall be ashamed, but that with all boldness, as always, so now
also, Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether it be by life,
or by death.

If there be therefore any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of
love, if ang fcUotDSl)ip of tl)e Spirit, if any bowels and mercies,
fulfil ye my joy.

Epaphras our dear fellow-servant, who is for you a faithful
minister of Christ ; who also declared unto us jiOtlV lovC ill tl)C

Spirit.

Our gospel came not unto you in word only, but illso iu

potucr, anb in tl)c i^oig (5l)ost, axib in mud) assurance; as

ye know what manner of men we were among you for your sake.
And ye became followers of us, and of the Lord, having received the
word in much affliction, toiti) joil of tl)C i)ol2 (£»l)OSt.

For God hath not called us unto uncleanness, but unto holi-
ness. He therefore that despiseth, bcspiscti) not luan, but ©ob,

tDl)o IjatI) also giucn unto us l)is l)oij3 Spirit.
(Clucncl) not tl)c Spiint.

We are bound to give thanks alvvay to God for you, brethren
beloved of the Lord, because God hath from the beginning chosen
you to salvation, tljrOUigl) Sauctificatiou of tl)C Spirit, and belief
of the truth.

Without controversy, great is the mystery of godliness : God
w^as manifest in the flesh, justificb iu tijc Spirit, seen of angels,
preached unto the Gentiles, believed on iu the world, received up
into glory.

Now tl)C Spirit spcakctl) cxprcsslj}, that in the latter times
some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits,
and doctrines of devils.

Hold fast the form of sound words, which thou hast hoard of
me, in faith and love which is in Christ Jesus. (J|)at QOOb tl)ing

U)l)icl) u)as rommittcb unto tl)cc keep bn tlje tjoln (!$l)OSt u)l)icl)
bujelletl) in us.

After that the kindness and love of God our Saviour toward
man appeared, not by works of righteousness which we have done,
but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regenera-
tion, anb reneroing of tt)e i^oln C!3l)ost ; which he shed on us
abundantly through Jesus Christ our Saviour.



Phil. i. 18-20.



Phil. ii. 1, 2.



Col. i. 7, 8.



1 Tliessnlon.
i. 5, U.



1 Tliess;iIon.
iv. 7, B.



lThess.v. 19.

2 Thossalon.
ii. 13, 14.



1 Tim. iii. 10.



1 Tim. iv. 1.



2 Timolliy,
i. 13, 14.



Titus, iii. 4-7.



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Heb. ii. 3, 4.



Hcb. iii. 7, 8.



Heb. vi. 4-6.



Hebrews,
viii. 10, 13,
ix. 1, 0-8.



Hebrews,
X. 14-16.



Hebrews,
X. ii8, 29.



lPetcr,i. 1,2,



1 Peter,
1. 10-li



How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation ; which
at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed unto
us by them that heard him ; God also bearing them witness,
both with signs and wonders, and with divers miracles, axih gifts
of t\]C i^olj} <Sl)O0t, according to his own will ?

Wherefore as tl)C t)oln (Sl)OSt Silitl), To-day if ye will hear
his voice, harden not your hearts.

It is impossible for those who were once enlightened, and liave
tasted of the heavenly gift, aitb tDCrc mahc paxUlkcxS of tl)C
i^oln (SljOSt, and have tasted the good word of God, and the
powers of tlie world to come, if they shall fall away, to renew them
again unto repentance.

This is the covenant that I will make with tlie house of Israel,
after those days, saith the Lord ; 3 roiU put mt} latDS lUtO tl)cir

minb, anh roritc tljem in tljcir I]cart5 : and I will be to them a

God, and they shall be to me a people In that

he saith, A new covenant, he hath made the first old. Now that

which decayeth and waxeth old, is ready to vanish away

Then verily the first covenant had also ordinances of divine

service, and a worldly sanctuary Now when these

things were thus ordained, the priests went always into the first
tabernacle, accomplishing the service of God : but into the second
went the high priest alone once every year, not without blood, which
he offered for himself, and for the errors of the j^eople : tl)C ijoltl
(?5l)0St tl)is aiguifniug, that the way into the holiest of all was
not yet made manifest, while as the first tabernacle was yet standing.

By one offering lie hath perfected forever them that are sanc-
tified, tX)l)ercof tl)c i)oln (E>l)ost also is n roitucss to us : for
after that he had said before, This is the covenanl that 1 will make
with them after those days, saith the Lord ; I will put my laws into
their hearts, and in their minds will I write them.

He that despised Moses' law died without mercy under two or
three witnesses: of how much sorer punishment, suppose ye, shall
he be thoutjht worthy, who hath trcxlden under foot the Son of
God, and hath counted the blood of the covenant, wherewith he was
sanctified, an unholy thing, axxb l]al\) boUC bcsjjitC UUtO lI)C

Spirit of grace ?

Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the strangers scattered
throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and l^ithynia, elect



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