Obrazy na stronie





25, 31. Col. 3. 8. Hebr. 12.1. James 1.21. & 5.9. ch. 4. 2. b Matt. 18. 3. Mark 10. 15. Rom. 6. 4. 1 Cor. 14. 20. cb. 1. 23. ci Cor. 3. 2. Hebr. 5. 12, 13.

m Hebr. 13.
1. ch. 1. 22.
n Prov. 26
21. Matt. 22

o Eph. 6. 5.
Col. 3. 22.
1 Tim.6. 1.

Hobr. 6. 5.

* Acts 4. 11.

f Eph. 2. 31, L

y Or, be ye
g Hebr. 3. 6.

ch. 3. 14.


& 66. 21.
ver. 9.
i Hos. 14. 2.
Mal. I. II.

22. i Thes. 3. 3. 2Tim.

sch. 3. 18.

1 Some read,

John 13. 15.

k Phil. 4. 18.
eh. 4. 11.
1 Isai. 28. 16.
Rom.9. 33.

1 John 2. 6. u Isai. 53.9. Luke 23. 41.


Hebr. 4. 15. * Isai. 53. 7.

n Isai. 8. 14. Luke 2. 31 Rom.9. 33

12. 3.

Christ the corner stone.


Divers exhortations. CHAP. II. for a cloke of maliciousness, but as the

DOMINI 1 He dehorteth them from the breach of cha- servants of God. 1a Eph. 4. 22,

rity: 4 shewing that Christ is the founda-
tion whereupon they are built. 11 He be therhood. * Fear God. Honour the king. Phim3.

17' || Honour all men. "Love the bro- kaCor.7.22.
seecheth them also to abstain from fleshly
lusts, 13 to be obedient to magistrates, 18

18 ° Servants, be subject to your mas- 10r, Esteem. and teacheth servants how to obey their mas

ters with all fear; not only to the good
ters, 20 patiently suffering for well doing, and gentle, but also to the froward.
after the example of Christ.

19 For this is || Pthankworthy, if a man 21. Rom. W God endure grief

, lice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, suffering wrongfully.

20 For what glory is it, if, when ye be Tit. 9. 9. d Ps. 34.8.

and envies, and all evil speakings,

2 bAs newborn babes, desire the sin- buffeted for your faults, ye shall take it 10r chank. Matt. 11. 42. ceremilk of the word, that ye may grow patiently? but if, when ye do well, and ver. 20. thereby :

suffer for it, ye take it patiently, this is R Matt: 5.10. 3 If so be ye have a tasted that the l acceptable with God. Lord is gracious.

21 For "even hereunto were ye called : &4. 14, 15. 4 To whom coming, as unto a living because 'Christ also suffered" || for us, Or, thank. bi Isai. 61.6. stone, odisallowed indeed of men, but leaving us an example, that ye should 4. Acto 14. chosen of God, and precious,

follow his steps: 5 'Ye also, as lively stones, || are built 22 "Who did no sin, neither was guile 3cm Hebr. 13. 1s, up a spiritual house, an holy priesthood, found in his mouth:

to offer up 'spiritual sacrifices, * accept- 23 *Who, when he was reviled, reviled for you. able to God by Jesus Christ.

not again; when he suffered, he threat- Phil. 2.5 6 Wherefore also it is contained in the ened not; but ' || committed himself to Or, an ha scripture, Behold, I lay in Sion a chief him that judgeth righteously: m Ps. 118.9. corner stone, elect, precious: and he that 24 Who his own self bare our sins in 2 Cor.5. a. Mat. 21. 42. believeth on him shall not be confounded. his own body Is on the tree," that we, being

7 Unto you therefore which believe he dead to sins, should live unto righteous- Matt. 29

is || precious: but unto them which be ness: bby whose stripes ye were healed. 49. Hebr. o Cor.1.3. disobedient, “the stone which the build- 25 For" ye were as sheep going astray;

y Luke 23.46. ers disallowed, the same is made the head but are now returned a unto the Shepherd 1 or, comThes. 5. 9. of the corner,

and Bishop of your souls.
8 "And a stone of stumbling, and a z Isai. 53. 4, 5, 6, 11. Matt. 8. 17. Hebr. 9. 28. 1 Or, to.
15. ch. 1. 2. rock of offence, even to them which 37. 24." John 10. 11, 14, 16. Hebr. 13. 20 ch.5. 4.
56. Rev. stumble at the word, being disobedient:

Pwhereunto also they were appointed.
9 But ye are 'a chosen generation, a

1 He teacheth the duty of wives and husbands

to each other, 8 eshorting all men to unity * Deut.4.20. royal priesthood, an holy nation, * || a

and love, 14 and to suffer persecution. 19 He 2.& 20. 18, 19 peculiar people; that ye should shew

declareth also the benefits of Christ toward Ach... 28. forth the lì praises of him who hath called

the old world. you out of darkness into his marvel- IKEWISE,'ye wives, be in subjection 10r, a pur Tous light:


to your own husbands; that, if any z Col. 3. ple. 10 "Which in time past were not a obey not the word, they also may with bi Cor. 7. Acts 26. 18: people, but are now the people of God: out the word be won by the conversation :

which had not obtained mercy, but now of the wives; 1 Thes. 5-4 have obtained mercy.

2 a While they behold your chaste con- 7 ch. 2. 12. 11 Dearly beloved, I beseech you as versation coupled with fear. Rom. 9. 25. strangers and pilgrims, – abstain from 3° Whose adorning let it not be that fit Tima?: or chron fleshly lusts, which war against the soul; outward adorning of plaiting the hair,

12 Having your conversation honest and of wearing of gold, or of putting on 13. Ch. 1.17: among the Gentiles: that, || whereas they of apparel ; 1 Rom..? speak against you as evildoers, they may 4 But let it be the hidden man of the f Ps. 45. 13. 14. Gal.

by your good works, which they shall be heart, in that which is not corruptible, &7. n. i Rom: 12. hold, glorify God ' in the day of visitation. even the ornament of a meek and quiet

13 Submit yourselves to every ordi- spirit, which is in the sight of God of 3. S. & nance of man for the Lord's sake: whe- great price. Or, where ther it be to the king, as supreme;

5 For after this manner in the old time 14 Or unto governors, as unto them the holy women also, who trusted in God, 4. Luke 19. that are sent by him 'for the punishment adorned themselves, being in subjection . Matt. 2, of evildoers, and for the praise of them unto their own husbands : 1. Tit. 3. 1. that do welí.

6 Even as Sara obeyed Abraham, & call. Gen. 18. 15 Por so is the will of God, that h with ing him lord: whose + daughters ye are, Gr. chil. well doing ye may put to silence the ig- as long as ye do well, and are not afraid norance of foolish men:

with any amazement. Gr. having 16 'As free, and not tusing your, liberty 7 Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with col.3. 19.

[blocks in formation]

hi Cor.7.3. Eph. 5. 25.



23. Thes.

8. Matt. 5. 23, 24. & 18 19. 1 Rom. 12. 16. & 155 Phil. 3.1 m Rom. 12

Pthat ye

to the bre-
n Col.3. 12.
Eph. 4. 32.

17. IC.r.4. 12. Thes. 5.15 p Matt. 35 349 Ps. 34. 12, &c.

Rev. 14.5

Ps. 37: 7. Isai. 1. 16, 17. 3 Joha 11 t Rom. 18. IR. & 14. 19.

+ Gr. upon.

* Prov. 167.

Exhortations to unity and love.


An exhortation to cease them according to knowledge, giving ho- FORASMUCH then Christ

suffered i Cor. 12. vessel, and as being heirs together of the yourselves likewise with the same mind:

grace of life; *that your prayers be not for he that hath suffered in the flesh 12 k See Job 42. hindered.

hath ceased from sin; 8 Finally, "be ye all of one mind, hav. 2 That he no longer should live the ing compassion one of another, " || love rest of his time in the flesh to the lusts are as brethren, "be pitiful, be courteous: of men, but to the will of God.

9 °Not rendering evil for evil, or rail- 3 'For the time past of our life may 10. Hebr. 13. ing for railing: but contrariwise blessing; suffice us to have wrought the will of Or, loring knowing that ye are thereunto called, the Gentiles, when we walked in lascivi

should inherit a blessing. ousness, lusts, excess of wine, revelling is

10 For he that will love life, and see banquetings, and abominable idolatries : o Prov. 17. good days, 'let him refrain his tongue 4 Wherein they think it strange that ons

2012 from evil, and his lips that they speak ye run not with them to the same excess o Rom. 12 14, no guile:

of riot, speaking evil of you: 11 Let him eschew evil, and do good; 5 Who shall give account to him that let him seek peace, and ensue it. is ready to judge the quick and the dead ke 14 12 For the


of the Lord are over 6 For for this cause I was the gospel 23 the righteous, and his ears are open unto preached also to them that are dead, tha: as it pamer 1:26. their prayers: but the face of the Lord is they might be judged according to meni + against them that do evil.

in the flesh, but live according to God in
13 "And who is he that will harm you, the spirit.
if ye be followers of that which is good? 7 But the end of all things is at hand:

14 'But and if ye suffer for righteous- mbe ye therefore sober, and watch unto 11 Hebr. 12 14 ness' sake, happy are ye: and 'be not prayer, James 5.16.* afraid of their terror, neither be troubled; 8 "And above all things have fervent

15 But sanctify the Lord God in your charity among yourselves: for charity Tobit 127 hearts: and be ready always to give an || shall cover the multitude of sins.

Slatt.5 10, answer to every man that asketh you a 9' Use hospitality one to another with a te 11.12 che reason of the hope that is in you with out grudging. James ... meekness and || fear :

10 'As every man hath received the 16 Having a good conscience; "that, gift, even so minister the same one to an els do 14. l, whereas they speak evil of you, as of evil other, 'as good stewards of the manifold ceas Ps.119.46. doers, they may be ashamed that falsely grace of God.

accuse your good conversation in Christ. 11 "If any man speak, let kim speak as

17 For it is better, if the will of God the oracles of God; if any man minister,

be so, that ye suffer for well doing, than let him do it as of the ability which God Lowa b Hebr. 13. for evil doing.

giveth: that "God in all things may be s izt 18 For Christ also hath donce suffered glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom ist a Rom.5.6. for sins, the just for the unjust, that he be praise and dominion for ever and Hebr 9: 26. might bring us to God, being put to death ever. Amen.

in the flesh, but b quickened by the Spirit: 12 Beloved, think it not strange con-31

19 By which also he went and “preach- cerning the fiery trial which is to try Col. 1. 21, ed unto the spirits ' in prison;

you, as though some strange thing hapon. 20 Which sometime were disobedient, pened unto you: * when once the longsuffering of God 13 •But rejoice, inasmuch as ye are a

waited in the days of Noah, while the partakers of Christ's sufferings; that, as ilgai. 42,7 ark was a preparing, " wherein few, that when his glory shall be revealed, ye may Cu..

is, eight souls were saved by water. be glad also with exceeding joy.

21 "The like figure whereunto even 14 " If ye be reproached for the name 1 Hebr. 1.7. baptism doth also now save us (not the of Christ, happy are ye ; for the spirit of asta

putting away of othe filth of the flesh, glory and of God resteth upon you: 'on maiss
but the answer of a good conscience their part he is evil spoken of, but on
toward God, by the resurrection of your part he is glorified.
Jesus Christ :

15 But Blet none of you suffer as a
22 Who is gone into heaven, and 'is murderer, or as a thief, or as an evildoer, as
on the right hand of God; "angels and or as a busybody in other men's matters. Lithops
authorities and powers being made sub- 16 Yet if any man suffer as a Christian,

let him not be ashamed; but let him As Eph. 1.21. CHAP. IV.

glorify God on this behalf. 1 He exhorteth them to cease from sin by the must begin at the house of God: and it has

17 For the time is come that judgment fange . example of Christ, and the consideration of the general end that now approacheth: 12 it first begin at us, " what shall the end be and comforteth them against persecution, of them that obey not the gospel of God? 13, 14

Isai. &. 12, 13. Jer. 1.8.

[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]

Acts 4.8 Col. 4.6. 2 Tim. 2. 25. I Or, reterence.

18. e Tit. 2.8. cb. 2. 12

& 4.1. e 2 Cor. 13

Rom. 1.4 & 8. 11. bch. 1. 12.

[ocr errors]

& 49. 9. &
61. 1.
k Gen. 6. 3,
5, 13

[ocr errors][merged small][ocr errors][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small]

a Lake

Anno O MINI cir. 60.


cir. 5o.

Prov. 11. 1. Luke 23.

15. & . q Jam. 4. 10.

Ps. 31. 5.

55. 22.
Wisd. 12, 13

t Job 1.7.&

Philem. 9.
Luke 24.

Acts 1. 22. & 5 12. & 10. 39.

Rom.8.17 8. Rev. 1.9.

Job 21. 5, 16, 17. icts 20. 28.

Or, as isech as in ou is.


22. 31. Rev. 12. 12.

The elders are to feed the flocks.

2 PETER, I. Exhortation to obedience and watchfulness. 18 "And if the righteous scarcely be proud, and 'giveth grace to the humble. saved, where shall the ungodly and the 6 Humble yourselves therefore under sinner appear?

the mighty hand of God, that he may pulsa: 57 19 Wherefore let them that suffer ac- exalt you in due time : uke 33:36. cording to the will of God commit the 7 'Casting all your care upon him ; ? Ps. 37.5 & Tim. 1. 12. keeping of their souls to him in well doing, for he careth for you. as unto a faithful Creator.

8 'Be sober, be vigilant; because your Luke 125, CHAP. V.

adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walk-77. Phil. 4.6. 1 He exhorteth the elders to feed their flocks, eth about, seeking whom he may devour : Luke.

9 "Whom resist stedfast in the faith, it . 5. 6. 5 the younger to obey, 8 and all to be sober, watchful, and constant in the faith: 9 to knowing that the same afflictions are ac- ch.4 resist the cruel adversary the devil.

complished in your brethren that are in 1. 2. Luke THE elders which are among you I the world.

exhort, who am also an elder, and 10 But the God of all grace, 'who 13. paba???

ba witness of the sufferings of Christ, and hath called us unto his eternal glory by Acts 12.2 1 Cor.9.17. also a partaker of the glory that shall be Christ Jesus, after that ye have suffered Tim. 3. 12. Tim. 3-3, revealed:

a while, “make you perfect, stablish, y Cor. 1.2 Tit. 1. 7. Or, OCCT- 2 Feed the flock of God || which is strengthen, settle www.zeling:

you. makro among you, taking the oversight thereof, 11" To him be glory and dominion for ch.1:6 - 5,26.. Cur not by constraint, but willingly; 'not ever and ever. Amen. 2 Cor. for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind;

12 By Silvanus, a faithful brother un- 17. & 3. 3. 3 Neither as 15 being lords over "God's to you, as I suppose, I have °written briefly, Rev. 1.6. • hes33%; heritage, but' being ensamples to the flock. exhorting, and testifying that this is the same time 4 And when the chief Shepherd shall true grace of God wherein ye

stand. k Hebr. 13. appear, ye shall receive la crown of glory 13 The church that is at Babylon, elect- 1 Cor. 15.1 w that fadeth not away.

ed together with



and 5 Likewise, ye younger, submit your- so doth Marcus my son.

selves unto the elder. Yea, "all of you 14 "Greet ye one another with a kiss 16.. Cor. 16. 10. Eph, s, be subject one to another, and be clothed of charity. Peace be with you all that I Thes. 5. jan. 4.63 with humility: for "God resisteth the are in Christ Jesus. Amen.

i Eph. 6. 23.

[ocr errors]

i Timn. 6. 12. 22 Cor.4.17 a Hebr. 13. 21. Jude 24 b. Thes. 2

1. 24.
ha Ps. 33. 12.
& 74. 2.

Tim. 4. 12. L. Tit. 9. 7.

f Acts 20.2.

IiCor 9.25.
2 Tim. 4.8.
James 1. 12.
meh. 1. 4.
n Rom. 12.

2 Pet. 1. 12
g Acts 12. 12,
h Rom. 16.

[blocks in formation]



add to your faith virtue; and to virtue
1 Confirming them in hope of the increase of 'knowledge;

God's graces, 5 he exhorteih them, by faith, 6 And to knowledge temperance; and i 1 Pet. 3 7.
and good works, to make their calling sure: to temperance patience; and to patience
12 whereof he is careful to remember them, godliness;
knowing that his death is at hand: 16 and
warneth them to be constant in the faith of

7 And to godliness brotherly kindness;
Christ, who is the true Son of God, by the and "to brotherly kindness charity.
eyewitness of the apostles beholding his 8 For if these things be in you, and 5.5.
majesty, and by the testimony of the Father, abound, they make you that ye shall neither
and the prophets.

be + barren "nor unfruitful in the know- Gr. idle. ll VIMON Peter, a servant and an apos- ledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

9 But he that lacketh these things "is ...ohn 2. a conf.13have obtained “like precious faith with blind, and cannot see afar off, and hath for

us through the righteousness tof G dand gotten that he was "purged from his old sins. plemento con Gr. of our our Saviour Jesus Christ:

10 Wherefore the rather, brethren, i John 1. 7. Grace and peace be multiplied un give diligence "to make your calling and ig. John 3. to you through the knowledge of God, election sure: for if ye do these things, and of Jesus our Lord,

Pye shall never fall :

p ch. 3. 17. 3 According as his divine power hath 11 For so an entrance shall be minise John 17.3. given unto us all things that pertain unto tered unto you abundantly into the ever

life and godliness, through the know- lasting kingdom of our Lord and Saviour
ledge of him that hath called us || to Jesus Christ.
glory and virtue:

12 Wherefore 'I will not be negligent Roses 4Whereby are given unto us exceed- to put you always in remembrance of these 3.1. ch. 3.1:

ing great and precious promises : that by things, 'though ye know them, and be Jade 5 Eph.d. 3. these ye might be 'partakers of the divine established in the present truth. * John 3 2nature, having escaped the corruption 13 Yea, I think it meet, as 'long as I Cor. 5.1, 5 ch. 2. 18 that is in the world through lust. am in this tabernacle, "to stir you up by * c. 3. 1. 5 And beside this, "giving all diligence, I putting you in remembrance;

[merged small][ocr errors][merged small][merged small][merged small]

ri Pet. 5. 19. cb. 3. 17.

Wich. 3. 1R



4. 21, 92. &
31. 1+
2 Tim. 4. 6.
x Johu 21.
18, 19.
y I Cor. 1.
17. & 2.1, 4.

& 4.2

1 John 1.1

a Matt. 3. 17. & 17.5

& 9.7. Luke 3. 22. & 9.33

3.5. Josh. 5.15 Matt. 17.6.

John 5 35

& 29. 16.
See 2 Cor. +

fa Tim.3.16. Pet. 1. 11.

any time.
& 2 Sam. 23
2. Lukel.
70. Acts I.
16. & 3. 18.

False teachers foretold.


Description of er sie 14 "Knowing that shortly I must put an ensample unto those that after should

off this my tabernacle, even as our Lord live ungodly; See Deut. Jesus Christ hath shewed me.

7 And 'delivered just Lot, vexed with se 15 Moreover I will endeavour that ye the filthy conversation of the wicked: may be able after my decease to have these 8 (*For that righteous man dwelling things always in remembrance.

among them, 'in seeing and hearing, in 16 For we have not followed 'cun- vexed his righteous soul from day to day 2 Col.a. 17. ningly devised fables, when we made with their unlawful deeds ;)

known unto you the power and coming 9 "The Lord knoweth how to deliver 2 Matt. 17. of our Lord Jesus Christ, but " were eye- the godly out of temptations, and to re2 John 1.14 witnesses of his majesty.

serve the unjust unto the day of juda 17 For he received from God the Fa- ment to be punished: ther honour and glory, when there came 10 But chiefly *them that walk after such a voice to him from the excellent the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and

glory, * This is my beloved Son, in whom despise il government. Presumptuous Mark 14. I am well pleased.

are they, selfwilled, they are not afraid to : 18 And this voice which came from speak evil of dignities.

heaven we heard, when we were with him 11 Whereas angels, which are greater b See Exod. in the holy mount.

in power and might, bring not railing 19 We have also a more sure word of cusation || against them before the Lord.

prophecy; whereunto ye do well that ye 12 But these, as natural brute beasts, Ps. 119.105. take heed, as unto a light that shineth in made to be taken and destroyed, speak in

a dark place, until the day dawn, and evil of the things that they understand 4 Rev. 2. 28. the day star arise in your

hearts: not; and shall utterly perish in their own 20 Knowing this first, that ® no pro- corruption : "Rom. 12.6. phecy of the scripture is of any private 13And shall receive the reward of bis! interpretation.

unrighteousness, as they that count it 21 For the prophecy came not || in pleasure to riot in the day time. "Spots in 10r, or at old time by the will of man: "but holy they are and blemishes, sporting them to

men of God spake as they were moved by selves with their own deceivings while
the Holy Ghost.

they feast with you;

14 Having eyes full of tadultery, and
1 He foretelleth them of false teachers, shew-, that cannot cease from sin; beguiling us-

ing the impiety and punishment both of stable souls: 'an heart they have ever liks
them and their followers: 7 from which cised with covetous practices; cursed
the godly shall be delivered, as Lot was ou

of Sodom: 10 and more fully describeth
the manners of those profane and blasphe-

15 Which have forsaken the right way,
mous seducers, whereby they may be the and are gone astray, following the war of
better known, and avoided.

& Balaam the son of Bosor, who loved the QUT 'there were false prophets also wages of unrighteousness;

among the people, even as there 16 But was rebuked for his iniquity:

shall be false teachers among you, who the dumb ass speaking with man's soice 1. Eph. 1:7. privily shall bring in damnable heresies, forbad the madness of the prophet.

even denying the Lord that bought 17 "These are wells without water,

them, and bring upon themselves swift clouds that are carried with a tempest ; I Or, lasci* destruction.

to whom the mist of darkness is reserved 2 And many shall follow their || perni- for ever.

cious ways; by reason of whom the way 18 For when they speak great swelling i Sale $ 18. 2.Cor.12. of truth shall be evil spoken of.

words of vanity, they allure through the 3 And 'through covetousness shall they lusts of the flesh, through much wanton

with feigned words & make merchandise ness, those that were || clean escapal 15. ch. 1. 16. of you: hwhose judgment now of a long from them who live in error. bude i time lingereth not, and their damnation 19 While they promise them 'liberty, slumbereth not.

they themselves are " the servants of cor4 For if God spared not the angelsruption: for of whom a man is overcome, 16.5 k John 8:44. Kthat sinned, but cast them down to hell, of the same is he brought in bondage. Luke 8. 31. and delivered them into chains of dark- 20 For "if after they have escaped ***

ness, to be reserved unto judgment; the pollutions of the world through the last *

5 And spared not the old world, but knowledge of the Lord and Saviour Hearts saved " Noah the eighth person, "a preacha Jesus Christ, they are again entangled er of righteousness, bringing in the flood therein, and overcome, the latter end is ok. upon the world of the ungodly; worse with them than the beginning.

6 And Pturning the cities of Sodom 21 For 'it had been better for them Latex 23. Jude 7 and Gomorrha into ashes condemned not to have known the way of righteous1.Sumb. 6. them with an overthrow, making them ness, than, after they have known it, to

a Deut. 13.1. b Matt. 24. 11. Acts 20. 30. Cor. 11. 19. 1 Tim. 4. J. Tit. 3. 1, 5. John 4.1. Jude 18. c Jude 4. di Cor. 6. 20. Gal. 3.


[ocr errors]

Hebr. 10. 29.
1 Pet. 1. 18.
Res. 5.9.
e Phil. 3. 19.

[ocr errors]

times ways, as some co

pies read.

Rom. 16.

[merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][ocr errors]



m Hab. 2. 3.

[ocr errors]

n Isai. 30. 18.
1 Pet. 3. 20.
ver. 15.
o Ezek. 18.

[ocr errors]

39. I Thes, 5.2. Rev. 3.

Rom. 8. 20.
Hebr. 1. 11.


reh. 1. 13.

the coming t Ps. 50. 3.

The certainty of Christ's second coming. I JOHN, I.

The destruction of the world. turn from the holy commandment de

9 m The Lord is not slack concerning DOMINI livered unto them.

his promise, as some men count slackness; 22 But it is happened unto them ac- but" is longsuffering to us-ward, 'not willProv. 26.

cording to the true proverb, "The dog is ing that any should perish, but Pthat all Hebr. 10. 37.
turned to his own vomit again ; and the should come to repentance.
sow that was washed to her wallowing in 10 But the day of the Lord will come
the mire.

as a thief in the night; in the which 'the 33, 32. & 33. CHAP. III.

heavens shall pass away with a great noise, p Rom. 2. 4. 1 He assureth them of the certainty of Christ's and the elements shall melt with fervent Tim.2. 4

coming to judgment, against those scorners heat, the earth also and the works that 13. Luke'z. who dispute against it:

8 warning the godly, are therein shall be burned up. for the long patience of God, to hasten their

11 Seeing then that all these things 3.165 repentance. 10 He describeth also the man

shall be dissolved, what manner of per- Isai. 51.6. ner how the world shall be destroyed: 11 exhorting them, from the expectation thereof,

sons ought ye to be 'in all holy conver- Mark 13... to all holiness of life: 15 and again, to think sation and godliness, the patience of God to tend to their salvation, 12 * Looking for and || hasting unto the Rex. 20.11. as Paul wrote to them in his epistles. coming of the day of God, wherein the s1 Pet. 1. 15. THIS second epistle, beloved, I now

heavens being on fire shall be dissolved, tit. 9.13. write unto you; in both which “I and the elements shall *melt with fer- 10r, hasting stir up your pure minds by way of re

vent heat? membrance:

13 Nevertheless we, according to his Isai. 34. 4. 2 That ye may be mindful of the words promise, look for new heavens and a new ver. ic.

which were spoken before by the holy earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness. Jude 17. prophets,

band of the commandment of 14 Wherefore, beloved, seeing that ye Rev. 21. 1, us the apostles of the Lord and Saviour: look for such things, be diligent that ye i Cor. 1.8.

z “Knowing this first, that there shall may be found of him in peace, without 5:58, come in the last days scoffers, 4 walking spot, and blameless. after their own lusts,

15 And account that the longsuffering Rom.2.4. 4 And saying, "Where is the promise of our Lord is salvation; even as our be- Pet. 3. 20. Ezekien of his coming? for since the fathers fell loved brother Paul also according to the Luke 12. asleep, all things continue as they were wisdom given unto him hath written from the beginning of the creation.

unto you; 5 For this they willingly are ignorant 16 As also in all his epistles, speaking Cor.is fe:899. of, that by the word of God the heavens in them of these things; in which are "Thes. j. 15.

of old, and the earth + standing out some things hard to be understood, which of the water and in the water:

they that are unlearned and unstable 6 "Whereby the world that then was, wrest, as they do also the other scriptures, Col. 1. 17. being overflowed with water, perished : unto their own destruction.

7 But the heavens and the earth, which 17 Ye therefore, beloved, seeing ye 3. ch.1.12

are now, by the same word are kept in know these things before, beware lest ye depre; 14: * Matt. 25. store, reserved unto fire against the day also, being led away with the error of the & 1. 18. 1.8. * Thes. of judgment and perdition of ungodly men. wicked, fall from your own stedfastness.

e Eph. 4. 158 But, beloved, be not ignorant of this 18° But grow in grace, and in the know- i Pet. 2. 2. one thing, that one day is with the Lord ledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus as a thousand years, and 'a thousand Christ. "To him be glory both now and i8. Rev. 1.6. years as one day.


y Isai. 65 17. & 66. 22.

1 Tim. 4.1.

Tim. 3. 1. 1. ude 18. *tch, 2. 10.

Phil. i. 10.
Thes. 3. 13.

Isai. 5. 19. Jer. 17. 15

ver. 9.

[merged small][ocr errors][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][ocr errors][merged small][merged small][merged small]

After Anno DOMINI



Acts 2. 32.



we have seen it, 'and bear witness, and After Aung
1 He describeth the person of Christ, in whom shew unto you that eternal life, which
we have eternal life, by a communion with was with the Father, and was manifested cJohn 21.24.
God: 5 to which we must adjoin holiness of
life, to testify the truth of that our commu-

unto us;) nion and profession of faith, as also to assure

3 'That which we have seen and heard th. 5. 20, us of the forgiveness of our sins by Christ's declare we unto


that death.

have fellowship with us : and truly kour kJohn 17.21. we which a John 1.4. seen with our eyes, which we have looked 4 And these things write we unto you,

upon, and our hands have handled, of 'that our joy may be full. * Rom. 16. the Word of life;

5 * This then is the message which we 2 (For the life was manifested, and have heard of him, and declare unto


also may

h John l. 1,
i Acts 4.90.

a John 1. 1. ch. 2. 13.

John I. 14 2 Pet. 1. 16. ch. 4. 14c Luke 24.39. John 20. 27.

cb. 8. 24.

THATH which was firom the beginning fellowship

is with the Father, and with

& 11. 25 &


1 John 15.11. & 16. 24 2 John 12 in ch.3. 11,

h. 1 Tim. 3. 16. ch. 3. 5

« PoprzedniaDalej »