Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For all the promises of God in him are yea, and in him Amen, unto the glory of God by us.
"blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel, for he hath regarded and wrought a deliverance for his people:
the law indeed was delivered by Moses, but grace and truth was the dispensation of Jesus Christ.
Jesus said to him, I am the way, and the truth, and the life: no man can come to the father, but by me.
ye are the children of the prophets, and of the covenant which God made with our fathers, when he said to Abraham, "all the families of the earth shall be blessed in your posterity."
to you therefore we declare, that the promise which God had made to the fathers, he has now perform'd to us, who are their children, by his having raised up Jesus again.
for the wages of sin is death: but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
for I tell you, that Jesus Christ was a minister to the Jews, to manifest the veracity of God in fulfilling the promises made to the fathers:
now to Abraham and his offspring were the promises made. he does not say, "to offsprings," as if he spoke of many; but as speaking of one, "and to thy offspring," which means Christ.
but imitate the example of those who by faith and patience have obtain'd the inheritance that was promis'd to them.
but he who was not of their pedigree, received tithes from Abraham, and blessed him to whom the promises were made.
only in matters relating to meats and drinks, and divers baptisms, meer external rites which were to subsist only till the time of reformation.
These all died in faith, without receiving what was promised, having only a distant view of what they eagerly expected, professing to live as strangers and pilgrims in the land.
Jesus Christ is always the same, yesterday, to-day, and for ever. be not then misled by artful, novel doctrines:
1 John 2:24
adhere therefore to what ye have learnt from the beginning. if you adhere to what ye have heard from the beginning, you will still persist to own both the son and the father.
1 John 5:11
Now what is testified, is this, that God has given to us eternal life: and this life is by his son.
2 Corinthians 4:6
for God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to enlighten others in the knowledge of the glory of God, which shines in the person of Jesus Christ.
and let us not be left under temptation, but deliver us from the evil one."
"glory to God in the heavens, and to men on earth felicity in the divine favour."
for of him, and through him, and in him are all things: to whom be glory for ever. Amen.
wherefore be kindly affected to one another, as Christ was to you, that you might glorify God.
to display the glory of his grace, which has render'd us acceptable by his beloved son:
that in the ages to come, he might shew the immense riches of his gracious kindness towards us, through Christ Jesus.
upon me, who am the meanest of all christians, is this favour bestowed, that I should proclaim to the Gentiles the undiscoverable advantages by Christ;
to whom God does disclose the glorious advantages of this mystery to you Gentiles, to wit, "that by Christ you may have the expectation of glory."
2 Thessalonians 1:10
and come to be glorified by his saints, and to be the object of admiration to all who believed, that the testimony we gave you, would be justified in that day.
1 Peter 1:12
and were answer'd, that it was not they, but we, who were concern'd in the events which they predicted, events which have been now represented to you by those, whom the holy spirit from heaven inspired to preach the gospel to you: a secret which the angels desire to penetrate into.
praise, and glory, and wisdom, and thanksgiving, and honour, and power, and might be to our God for ever and ever. amen.