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Who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, he threatened not; but committed himself to him that judgeth righteously:
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the passengers all the while reviling him, shook their heads at him,
then the high priest rising up in the midst of the assembly, ask'd Jesus, saying, have you nothing to plead for your self? what say you to the evidence they give against you?
besides the people that pass'd by, shook their heads, and impiously said: ah, you that can destroy the temple, and rebuild it in three days,
they made him blind-fold, they slapt him on the face, and cry'd out, divine who it was that smote thee.
he plyed him therefore with many interrogatories,
The Jews answered, and said to him, are we not in the right to say, that you are a Samaritan, and are really mad?
and went again into the Pretorium, and said to Jesus, who was your father? but Jesus gave him no answer.
the passage of the scripture which he read, was this, "he was led as a sheep to the slaughter, and like a lamb before his shearer, was dumb, so opened he not his mouth:
for you should consider how he endured such opposition from sinners against himself, lest ye be tired out, and quite despond.
and now, Lord, behold their threatnings: and enable thy servants to deliver thy word with freedom,
Saul still breathing out nothing but threats and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord,
and you masters have a just regard to them, by softning your authority: knowing that both their and your master is in heaven, where there is no respect of persons with him.
because he has fix'd the day, when he will judge in equity, by that man, whom he has appointed thereto: of which he has given full proof to all the world, by having raised him from the dead."
however by your impenitence, and the insensibility of your heart, you treasure up for yourself wrath against the day of wrath, and of the revelation of the righteous judgment of God,
2 Thessalonians 1:5
by which you may be assur'd, that they will be punish'd by the divine justice, and that you shall be rewarded with the kingdom of God, for which you suffer;
2 Timothy 4:8
I have nothing more to do, but to receive the crown of virtue reserv'd for me, which the Lord, the just judge, will give me in that day: and not only to me, but to those also, who have long'd for his appearance.
Then I saw heaven opened, and a white horse appear'd; and he that sat upon him was called the faithful and the true: in righteousness he judges and makes war:
but I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them who traduce you, and persecute you:
but when he was accused by the chief priests and elders, he return'd no answer.
bless them who persecute you: