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: 30 Moreover whom he did predestinate, them he also called: and whom he called, then he also "justified: and whom he justified, them he also a glorified.

31 What shall we then say to these things ? b If God be for us, who can be against us?

32 He that spared not his own Son, but "delivered him up for us all, how shall he not with him also freely give us all things ?

33 Who shall lay any thing to the charge of God's elect? It is God that justifieth. all the angels of God worship him. Rev. i. 5: And from Jesus Christ-the firstbegotten of the dead. do. iii. 14: These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God.

y Rom. i. 6: Among whom are ye also the called of Jesus Christ. do. ix. 24 : Even us, whom he hath called, not of the Jews only, but also of the Gentiles? Eph. iv. 4: There is one body, and one Spirit, even as ye are called in one hope of your calling. Heb. ix. 15 : For this cause he is the mediator of the new testament, that by means of death-they which are called might receive the promise of eternal inheritance. 1 Pet. ii. 9: But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people ; that ye should show forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light. 2 ] Cor. vi. 11: Such were some of you

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washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God.

a John, xvii. 22 : And the glory which thou gavest me I have given them; that they may be one, even as we are one.

H. ii. 6: And hath raised us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places in Christ Jesus.

b See on Acts, xviii. 10.

* Rom. v. 6, 10: For when we were yet without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly. 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.

d See on Rom. iv. 25.

e Isa. 1. 8,9: He is near that justifieth me; who will contend with me? let us stand together : who is mine adversary ? let him come near to me. Behold, the Lord God will help me; who is he that shall condemn me? Rev. xii. 10, 11: Now is come salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of our God,

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34 Who is be that fcondemneth? It is Christ that died, yea rather, that is risen again, who is even at the 5 right hand of God, who also maketh intercession for us.

35 Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword ?

36 As it is written, i For thy sake we are killed all the day long; we are accounted as sheep for the slaughter.

37 Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us. and the power of his Christ : for the accuser of our brethren is cast down, which accused them before our God day and night. And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb.

Job, xxxiv. 29 : When he giveth quietness, who then can make trouble ? & See on MAT. xxii. 44.

] Tim.ï. 5: There is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus. HEB, vii. 25: He is able also to save them to the uttermost that come unto God by him, seeing he ever liveth to make intercession for them. do. ix. 24: Christ is not entered into the holy places made with hands, which are the figures of the true; but into heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God for us. Joan, ii. 1: If

any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.

Ps. xliv. 22: Yea, for thy sake are we killed all the day long; we are counted as sheep for the slaughter. 1 Cor. iv. 9: I think that God hath set forth us the apostles last, as it were appointed to death. do. xv. 30–32: And why stand we in jeopardy every hour ?–1 die daily. If after the manner of men I have fought with beasts at Ephesus, what advantageth it me, if the dead rise not? Let us eat and drink; for to morrow we die. 2 Cor.i.5,9,10: As the sufferings of Christ abound in us, so our consolation also aboundeth by Christ. But we had the sentence of death in ourselves, that we should not trust in ourselves, but in God which raiseth the dead : who delivered us from so great a death, and doth deliver. do. iv. 10, 11: Always bearing about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus. We which live are alway delivered unto death for Jesus' sake. do. vi. 9: As dying, and, behold, we live. do. xi. 23 : In deaths oft.

* I Cor. xv. 57 : Thanks be to God, which giveth us the

38 For I am persuaded, 18 that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come,

39 Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, m shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

CHAP. IX. 1 Paul is sorry for the Jews : 7 all the seed of Abraham were not the

children of the promise : 18 God hath mercy upon whom he will : 21 the potter may do with his clay what he list : 25 the calling of the Gentiles and rejecting of the Jews were foretold : 32 the cause why so few Jews embraced the righteousness of faith. I . Say the truth in Christ, I lie not, my con

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victory through our Lor Jesus Christ. 2 Cor. ii. 14: Thanks be to God, which always causeth us to triumph in Christ. 1 John. iv. 4: Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world. do. v. 4,5: Whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world : and this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith. Who is he that overcometh the world, but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God ? Rev. xii. 11: They overcame him by the blood of the Lamb.

Eph. i. 20, 21 : And set him [Christ] far above all principality, and power, and might, and dominion, and every name that is named. do. vi. 12: We wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world. Col. i. 16: By him were all things created that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers. do. ii. 15: Having spoiled principalities and powers, he made a show of them openly, triumphing over them in it. 1 Pet. iii. 22: Angels and authorities and powers being made subject unto him.

m John, x. 28, 29: And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand. My Father, which gave them me, is greater than all; and no man is able to pluck them out of my Father's hand.

CHAP. IX. a 2 Cor. xii. 19: Again, think ye that we excuse ourselves unto you? we speak before God in Christ : but we do all things, dearly beloved, for your edifying. 1 Tim. ii. 7: Whereunto I am ordained a preacher, and an apostle, (I speak the truth in

science also bearing me witness in the Holy Ghost,

2 That I have great heaviness and continual sorrow in my heart.

3 For I could wish that myself were accursed' from Christ? for my brethren, my kinsmen according to the flesh :

4 Who are Israelites ; to whom pertaineth the adoption, and the 'glory, and the cove

separated. A. V. an anathema. Rh. Ham. Dod. Wh. 2 after the example of Christ. Dod. Christ, and lie not ;) a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and verity. See on Rom. i. 9.

b Rom. x. 1.

• Exod. xxxii.32 : Yet now, if thou wilt forgive their sin --; and if not, blot me, I pray thee, out of thy book which thou hast written.

Deut. vii. 6 : Thou art a holy people unto the LORD thy God: the LORD thy God hath chosen thee to be a special people unto himself, above all people that are upon the face of the earth.

e Exod. iv. 22: Thou shalt say unto Pharaoh, Thus saith the LORD, Israel is my son, even my firstborn. Deut. x. 15 : Only the LORD had a delight in thy fathers to love them, and he chose their seed after them, even you above all people, as it is this day. do. xiv. 1 : Ye are the children of the LORD your

God. Jer. xxxi.9 : I am a father to Israel, and Ephraim is my firstborn.

f 1 Sam. iv. 22: The glory is departed from Israel: for the ark of God is taken. 1 Kings, viii. 10, 11 : And it came to pass, when the priests were come out of the holy place, that the cloud filled the house of the Lord, so that the priests could not stand to minister because of the cloud : for the glory of the LORD had filled the house of the Lord. Ps. lxiii. 2: To see thy power and thy glory, so as I have seen thee in the sanctuary. do. lxxviii. 61 : And delivered his strength into captivity, and his glory into the enemy's hand. do. xc. 16 : Let thy work appear unto thy servants, and thy glory unto their children. Isa. lx. 19: The sun shall be no more thy light by day; neither for brightness shall the moon give light unto thee: but the LORD shall be unto thee an everlasting light, and thy God thy glory.

& Gen. xvii. 2 : And I will make my covenant between me and thee, and will multiply thee exceedingly. Deut. xxix,

nants, and the giving of the law, and 'the service 4 of God, and the promises ;

5 'Whose are the fathers, and mof whom as concerning the flesh Christ came, "who is over all, God blessed for ever. Amen.

3 testaments. A.V. the worship. Ham. 5 according to. We.

14, 15: Neither with you only do I make this covenant and this oath ; but with him that standeth here with us this day before the LORD our God, and also with him that is not here with us this day. Jer. xxxi. 33 : But this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel ; After those days, saith the LORD, I will put my law in their inward parts, and write it in their hearts; and will be their God, and they shall be my people. Acts, iii. 25 : Ye are the children of the prophets, and of the covenant which God made with our fathers, saying unto Abraham, And in thy seed shall all the kindreds of the earth be blessed. Heb. viii. 8-10 : For finding fault with them, he saith, Behold, the days come, saith the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah : Not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers in the day when I took them by the hand to lead them out of the land of Egypt; because they continued not in my covenant, and I regarded them not, saith the Lord. For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, saith the Lord ; I will put my laws into their mind, and write them in their hearts : and I will be to them a God, and they shall be to me a people.

Ps. xiv. 7, 19. See on Rom. iii. 2.
i Exod. xii. 25 : And it shall come to pass,

be to the land which the LORD will give you, according as he hath promised, that ye shall keep this service. Heb. ix. 1: Then verily the first covenant had also ordinances of divine service, and a worldly sanctuary.

k Acts, xiii. 32, 33 : We declare unto you glad tidings, how that the promise which was made unto the fathers, God hath fulfilled the same. Rom.iii. 2 : Unto them (the Jews] were committed the oracles of God. Eph.ii. 12: Aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise.

"Deut. x. 15 : Only the LORD had a delight in thy fathers to love them, and he chose their seed after them, even you above all people, as it is this day. Rom. xi. 28 : As concerning the Gospel, they are enemies for your sakes : but as touching the election, they are beloved for the fathers' sakes. m See on Mat. i. 1 ; and on John, i. 14. * Jer. xxiii. 6: This is his name whereby he shall be called,

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