Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But now the righteousness of God without the law is manifested, being witnessed by the law and the prophets;
then he said, this is what I told you, while I was yet with you, that what has been written concerning me in the law of Moses, in the prophets, and in the psalms, must be all accomplished.
Philip meeting with Nathanael, said to him, we have found him of whom Moses in the law, and the prophets did write, Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph.
but as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the son of man be lifted up:
for had you believed Moses, you would have believed me: since he has spoke of me in his writings.
but by the divine favour I am still preserv'd alive, testifying to the small and to the great nothing but what Moses and the prophets have predicted should happen: "that Christ should suffer:
For the law being only an allusion to a future dispensation that was more excellent, and not an exact imitation of such a state, cannot by the anniversary sacrifices, which are offered, entirely purify those that present themselves.
which God had promised by his prophets in the holy scriptures,
and by the writings of the prophets (according to the commandment of the eternal God) made known to all the Gentiles, to induce them to obey the faith:
but must reside in heaven, till the time of the restitution of all things, of which God has spoken from the beginning by the mouth of his holy prophets.
he is the person to whom all the prophets give this attestation, that all who believe in him, shall receive remission of sins, by his authority.
Having therefore set him a day, they came in great numbers to his lodgings; where he explain'd and confirm'd the reality of the gospel-dispensation, from morning to night, enforcing what the writings of Moses and the prophets had affirm'd concerning Jesus.
and the scripture insinuating, that God would justify the Gentiles thro' faith, gave Abraham an intimation of the gospel in these words, " in thee shall all nations be blessed."
1 Peter 1:10
'Twas this salvation, that employ'd the most profound enquiries of those, who predicted the dispensation that was to be in your behalf: