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rit of knowledge, and of the fear of the Lord, and shall make him of quick understanding in the fear of the Lord. Ver. 3.

Isa. xlii. 1. Behold my servant whom I uphold, mine elect in whom my soul delighteth, I have put my Spirit upon him, he shall bring forth judgment to the Gentiles. Matt. xii. 18.

lxi. 1. The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach glad tidings to the meek. Luke iv. 18.

Matt. iii. 16. Jesus saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and lighting upon him. Mark i. 10. Luke iii. 22.

Luke iii. 4. Jesus waxed strong in spirit, and the grace of God was upon him.

John i. 32. John bare record saying, I saw the Spirit descending from heaven like a dove, and it abode upon him.

iii. 24. God giveth not the Spirit by measure unto him.

Acts i. 2. Jesus through the Holy Ghost had given commandment unto the apostles.

Acts x. 38. God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost, and with power.

V. Actions of his life; his travels. Matt. iv. 1. Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit into the wilderness.

Luke iv. 15. Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit, into Galilee.

VI. His miracles. Matt xii. 28. Jesus said, if I cast out devils by the Spirit of God, then the kingdom of God is come unto you. Luke

xi. 20.

VII. Upon his oblation. Heb. ix. 14. Christ through the eternal Spirit offered himself without spot unto God.

VIII. His resurrection. 1 Pet. iii. 18. Christ being put to death in the flesh, but quickened by the Spirit.

IX. The Spirit's influences upon the apostles, is a witness to Christ. John xv. 26. The Comforter, the Spirit of truth, he shall testify of ine. Ver. 27.

Acts v. 32. We are his witnesses, so is also the Holy Ghost.

Rom. i. 4. Jesus Christ declared to be the Son of God with power according to the Spirit of holiness.

1 Tim. iii. 16. God was manifested in the flesh, justified in the Spirit.

Heb. x. 15. The Holy Ghost is a witness unto us.

1 John v. 6. It is the Spirit that beareth witness, because the Spirit is truth.

Ver. 7. There are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost.

Ver. 8. There are three that bear record on earth, the Spirit, the water, and the blood.

Rev. xix. 10. The testimony of Jesus is the Spirit of prophecy.

X. The Spirit's influence upon the apostles of Christ, furnishing them with the knowledge of divine truths and utterance to express them. Luke xii. 12. The Holy Ghost shall teach you in the same hour, what ye ought to say. Mark. xiii. 11.

xxi. 15. I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to gainsay nor resist. Matt. x. 19, 20. promise of the Father unto you, but

xxiv. 49. Behold I send t

tarry ye in Jerusalem till ye be endowed with power from on high. Acts i. 4, 5, 8.

John xiv. 16. I will pray the Father, and he will give you another Comforter, even the Spirit of truth, that he may abide with you.

Ver. 17.

John xiv. 26. He shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance whatsoever I have said unto you. Luke xxiv. 49. xvi. 7. I will send the Comforter unto you.

Ver. 13. The Spirit of truth he will guide you unto all truth, and will show you things to come. Ver. 14, 15.

Ver. 26. He shall testify of me, and ye shall also bear witness. Ver. 27.

Acts ii. 4. They were all filled with the Holy Ghost.

Ver. 14. Peter said, this is that which was spoken of by the prophet Joel. Joel ii. 28.

Ver. 33. Jesus being by the right hand of God exalted, hath shed forth this which ye now see and hear.

iv. 8. Peter filled with the Holy Ghost said, give ear.

Ver. 31. They were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and they spake the word of God with boldness.

vi. 10. They were not able to resist the wisdom and the Spirit, by which Stephen spake.

vii. 55. Stephen full of the Holy Ghost looked up unto heaven, and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing on the right hand of God. viii. 29. The Spirit said to Philip, go near and join this chariot. x. 19. The Spirit said to Peter, behold three men seek thee. Ver. 20. Go with them, for I have sent them, Ch. xi. 12.

xiii. 2. As they ministered unto the Lord and fasted, the Holy Ghost said, separate me Barnabas and Saul, for the work of the ministry whereunto I have appointed them.

Ver. 4. They being sent forth by the Holy Ghost, departed into Seleucia.

Acts xiii. 9. Saul filled with the Holy Ghost said, O full of all subtilty, the hand of the Lord is upon thee, and thou shalt be blind.

Ver. 52. The apostles were filled with joy, and with the Holy Ghost.

xv. 28. It seemed good to the Holy Ghost and to us, to lay upon you no greater burthen than these necessary things.

xvi. 6. They were forbidden of the Holy Ghost to preach the word in Asia.

Ver. 7. They assayed to go into Bithynia, but the Spirit suffered

them not.

xix. 6. The Holy Ghost fell on them, and they spake with tongues and prophesied.

xx. 22. Paul said, I go bound in the spirit to Jerusalem.

Ver. 23. The Holy Ghost witnesseth in every city, saying, that bonds and afflictions abide me.

Ver. 28. Take heed to yourselves and to all the flock over which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers.

xxi. 4. Certain disciples said to Paul through the Spirit, that he should not go up to Jerusalem.

1 Cor. ii. 4. Paul said, my speech and my preaching was not with enticing words of man's wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power.

Ver. 5. That your faith might not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.

Ver. 9. Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things that God hath prepared for them that love him. Isa. lxiv. 8.

Ver. 10. But God hath revealed them to us by his Spirit.

Ver. 12. We have received the Spirit which is of God, that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God.

Ver. 13. Which things we speak, not in words which man's wisdom teacheth, but which the Holy Ghost teacheth.

vii. 40. I think also that I have the Spirit of God.

2 Cor, iii. 6. God hath made us able ministers of the New Testament, not of the letter, but of the spirit, for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life.

Ver. 8. Ministration of the Spirit is glorious.

vi. 4. Approving ourselves as the ministers of God by the Holy Ghost, by love unfeigned. Ver. 6.

Gal. i. 11. The gospel which was preached of me, is not after man. Ver. 12. For I neither received it of man, neither was I taught it, but by the revelation of Jesus Christ.

Ver. 16. It pleased God to reveal his Son in me, that I should preach him among the heathen.

Eph. ii. 20. Ye are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, an habitation of God through the Spirit. Ver. 22..

iii 4. The mystery of the knowledge of Christ, is now revealed unto his holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit.

Ver. 8. Unto me is this grace given, that I should preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ. Ver. 7.

1 Thess. i. 5. Qur word came in power, and in the Holy Ghost. 1 Pet. i. 12. Those who have preached the gospel unto you, with the Holy Ghost sent down from heaven. Ch. iv. 11.

Rev. i. 10. I was in the Spirit on the Lord's day.

ii. 7. Hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches, viz. Ver. 11, 17, 29. Ch. iii. 6.-xiii. 22.

xiv. 13. Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord, yea, saith the Spirit.

xvii. 5. He carried me away in the Spirit,

xxii. 17. The Spirit and the bride say come.

XI. Hence the following character is given of the Holy Scriptures, written by the prophets and apostles. 2 Tim. iii. 15. The holy scriptures are able to make wise unto salvation, through faith in Christ Jesus.

Ver. 16. All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction and instruction in righ


Ver. 17. That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works. Rom. xv. 4. The scriptures were written for our learning.

2 Pet.i. 21. Holy men spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost.

Heb. i. 1. God who at sundry times, and in divers manners spake unto the fathers by the prophets,

Ver. 2. Hath in these last days spoken by his Son unto us, whom he hath appointed heir of all things.

XII. Miraculous gifts of the Spirit, upon the apostles, and some pri-` mitive Christians.

Acts ii. 4. They were all filled with the Holy Ghost and began to speak with tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance. Ver. 8, 11, 17. x. 44. While Peter spake, the Holy Ghost fell on all that heard. Ver. 45. On the Gentiles also was poured out the ght of the Holy Ghost.

Ver. 47. Peter said, can any man forbid water, that these should not be baptized, who have received the Holy Ghost.

xi. 15. The Holy Ghost fell on them, (the Gentiles) as on us. Ver. 16. Then remembered they the word of the Lord, ye shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost?

Ver. 17. God gave them, (the Gentiles) the like gift, as he did unto us, who believed on the Lord Jesus Christ.

Ver. 24. Barnabas was a good man, and full of the Holy Ghost and of faith.

xv. 8. God which knoweth the hearts, bear them witness, giving them the Holy Ghost, even as unto us.

xix. 6. They spake with tongues and prophesied.

Rom. xv. 18. I will not dare to speak of those things, which Christ hath not wrought by me, to make the Gentiles obedient, by -word and deed.

Ver. 19. Through mighty signs and wonders, by the power of the Spirit of God.

1 Cor. xii. 4. There are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit. Ver. 7. The manifestation of the Spirit, is given to every man to profit withal.

Ver. 8. To one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom, to another the word of knowledge.

Ver. 9. To another faith, to another the gifts of healing.

Ver. 10. To another the working of miracles, to another prophesy, to another the discerning of spirits, to another diverse kinds of tongues, to another the interpretation of tongues. Ver. 30.

Ver. 11. But all these worketh that one and the self same Spirit, dividing severally to every man as he will.

1 Cor. xiv. 2. In the Spirit he speaketh mysteries.

Heb. ii. 4. God also bearing them witness both with signs and wonders, and with diverse miracles and gifts, of the Holy Ghost.

Concerning the gifts of tongues. See 1 Cor. xiii. 8.—xiv. 2, 5, 6, 18, 22, 23, 39.

XIII. The influences of the Spirit upon the minds of Christians in general, in their sanctification.

Gen. vi. 3. God said, my Spirit shall not always strive with man.
Neh. ix. 20. Thou gavest thy good Spirit to instruct them.
Ps. li. 11. Take not thy holy Spirit from me.
Ver. 12. Uphold me with thy free Spirit.
cxliii. 10. Thy Spirit is good, lead me.

Prov. i. 33. I will pour out my Spirit unto you and make known my words unto you.

Isa. xxxii. 15. Until the Spirit be poured upon us from on high, and the wilderness be a fruitful field, then judgment shall dwell in the wilderness, and righteousness remain in the fruitful field.

xliv. 3. I will pour water upon him that is thirsty, and floods upon the dry ground, I will pour my Spirit upon thy seed, and my blessing upon thine offspring.


Isa. lix. 21. This is my covenant with them, saith the Lord, my Spirit that is upon thee, and my words which I have put in thy mouth, shall not depart out of thy mouth, nor out of the mouth of thy seed, nor out of the mouth of thy seed's seed.

Ixiii. 11. Where is he that put his holy Spirit within him?

Ezek. xi. 19. I will put a new Spirit within you. Ch. xxxvi. 26. xxxvi. 27. I will put my Spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes. Ch. xxxvii. 14.

xxxix. 29. I have poured out my Spirit on the house of Israel, saith the Lord.

Mic. ii. 7. Is the Spirit of the Lord straitened?

Hag. ii. 5. My Spirit remaineth among you, fear not.

Zec. iv. 6. Thus saith the word of the Lord, not by might, nor by power, but by my Spirit, saith the Lord, shall ye prevail.

xii. 10. I will pour upon the house of David, and upon the inhaHitants of Jerusalem, the Spirit of grace and of supplication.

Matt. iii. 11. He shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost.

John iii. 5. Except a man be born of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of heaven.

Ver. 6. That which is born of the flesh, is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit, is spirit.

Ver. 8. The wind bloweth where it listeth, thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth, so is every one that is born of the Spirit.

vi. 63. It is the Spirit that quickeneth.

vii. 39. This spake he of the Spirit, which they that believe on him should receive.

xvi. 8. He will reprove the world of sin, and of judgment.

Acts v. 32. The Holy Ghost, God hath given to them that obey him.

vi. 3. Look ye out men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and of wisdom.

Ver. 8. They chose Stephen, a man full of the Holy Ghost.

ix. 31. The churches walking in the fear of the Lord, and in the comfort of the Holy Ghost, were multiplied.

Rom. v. 5. The love of God is shed abroad in our hearts, by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us.

viii. 1. There is no condemnation to them who are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.

Ver. 2. The law of the Spirit of life, in Christ Jesus, hath made me free from the law of sin and death.

Ver. 5. They that are after the Spirit do mind the things of the Spirit.

Ver. 9. Ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be, that

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