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gels, as he hath by Inheritance obtained a more excellent Name than they.
For unto which of the Angels said he at any time, Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten thee?
And again, when he bringeth in the firstbegotten into the World, he faith, And let all the Angels of God worship him.
But unto the Son he faith, Thy Throne, O God, is for ever and ever: God, even thy God, hath anointed thee with the oyl of gladness above thy fellows.
And ; Thou, Lord, in the beginning haft laid the Foundation of the Earth, and the Heavens are the Works of thine Hands :
- They shall be changed, but thy years Mhall not fail.
But to which of the Angels, &c? Are they not all ministring Spirits, sent forth to minister for them who shall be Heirs of Salvation?
653. Heb. ii ; 5, 8. Unto the Angels hath he
not put in Subjection the World to come;-
16. He took not on him the Nature of Angels, but he took on him the Seed of Abraham.
655 Heb. iii, 3. For this man was counted
worthy of more glory than Mofes, inasmuch i as He who hath builded the House, hath more honour than the House.
656. 6. But Christ, as a Son over his
own House, whose House are we.
See No 264
iv ; 12, 13. · For the * Word of God is quick and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing
even to the dividing alunder of Soul and Spirit, and of the joynts and marrow; and is a Discerner of the Thoughts and Intentions of the Heart,
Neither is there any Creature that is not manifest in his Sight: but all things are naked and opened unto the Eyes of Him with whom we have to do.
* See Rev. xix, 13 i eg i, 16: ef. ii ; 12, 16: e
658. vii, 3. † Without Father, without
Mother, * without descent ; having neither beginning of days, nor end of Life; but made like unto the Son of God, abideth a Priest continually
Melchisedec; the Type of Christ. * Without Genealogy.
659. viii, 1. Who is set on the right hand of the Throne of the Majesty in the Heavens
660. Heb. x, 12.
for ever sat down on the right hand of God.
661. xii, .2.
and is set down at the right hand of the Throne of God.
Jesus Christ, the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever.
The Meaning in this place ( as appears from the Context) is, that the Doctrine of Christ, once taught by the Apostles, ought to be preserved unchanged.
663. Fam. ii, 1. The Faith of our Lord Jefils Christ, the Lord of Glory.
[Tu Tisto To Kue is no Tags Xe L58, * Ans.] It is ambiguous in the Original, whether the Word (Glory] refers to [Lord,] or to the preceding Word, Faith.] And of the Two, the more natural construction seems to be ; The Faith of the Glory, or, the glorious Faith, [as 2 Cor. iv, 4, éværencov a doens, The Gospel of Glory, or, the glorious Gospel] of our Lord Jesus Christ.
664. I Pet. iii, 22. Who is gone into Hea
ven, and is on the right hand of God, Angels. and Authorities and Powers being made subject unto him.
665. Rev. i, 5. Jesus Christ, who is the faith
ful Witness, and the First-begotten of the Tead, and the Prince of the Kings of the Earth.
666. Rev. i, 11. I am Alpha and Omega, the * first and the last.
See N° 686 do 414
17, 18. I am the First and the Last. Iam f he that liveth, and was dead ; and behold, I am alive for evermore ; and have the Keys of Hell and of Death. of Gr. • Côv, The Living One.
As foh. S, 26 ; As the Father bath Life in Himself, so hath he given to the Son to have Life in Himself.
668. ii, 8. These things saith the First
and the Laft; which was Dead, and is alive.
See N° 414.
23. And all the Churches shall know, that I am He which searcheth the Reins and Hearts, and I will give unto every one of you according to your Works.
See No 362.
The Lord Jesus, (faith Τον κύριον Ιησεν, και το
τι έσίσκοωον της καρδίας ηof our Hearts. tij iu [Sec more of This Passage, in Part II. S. 3617)
670. Rev. iii, 1. These things faith He that
bath the Seven Spirits of God.
671. 7. These things faith Hethat is Ho
ly, he that is True, he that hath the Key of David ; he that openeth and no man fhutteth, and soutteth and no man openeth,
These things faith the Amen, the faithful and True Witness, the Beginning [Açzn, the + Head,] of the Creation of God.
# Col. i, 18. He is the Head of the Body, the Church; the Beginning, &c.
This Word, (lays The Tštov i aboy i'gev UTT85ophilus) ministred to God.gouf ün det gézempeficos, in the Creation of Things, is sy eurš ta' TERÍTe wéand by Him did God make monxev. TQ Nézeg 'Apall things: And he is therefore called The Be- zn, Cto apzet es nuecedat ginning, [or The
Prin- Tiri1wv de aurð d'edunia ciple, or Head ;] be- synpefiwr. Ad Autolyc. lib. 2. canse be Ruleth and hath Dominion over all things, which were created through Him.
See also N° 937
21. Even as I also overcame, and am set down with my Father in his Throne.
V; 6. A Lamb, having seven Eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God, sent forth into all the Earth.
yi, 16. Hide us from the face of him K