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"For Every Knee shall bow to him, and Every Tongue shall confess to God,'---Rom. xiv. 11 ; 'that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the Glory of God the Father,'---Phil. ii. 13; 'surely shall say, In the Lord have I Righteousness and strength.' --- Isa. xlv. 23.
“I sing the Gospel day,
When Christ shall finish sin,
And every rebel win.
Till all his foes submit,
Shall worship at his feet.
And Life, triumphant, reign,
In darkness, guilt and pain.
PROPOSITION ELEVENTH. The Whole Family of Mankind, are THE BODY, PEO. PLE, & POSSESSION OF CHRIST.
PROOFS. All Things are delivered unto Me of My Father.'--Mat. xi. 27.
The Father loveth the Son, and hath given All Things into his hands.'---John iii. 35.
•All Things that the Father hath, are Mine.'---John xvi. 35.
"The Father hath given All Things into his hands.'-.John xiii. 3.
"Thou hast given him power over All Flesh.'--Jn. xvii 2. •All Things have been delivered unto me of my Father.' ---Luke x. 22.
· All Thine are Mine, and mine are Thine, AND I AM GLORIFIED IN Them.'---John xviij. 10.
"The Head of Every Man is Christ.'---1 Cor. xi. 3.
Our Lord Jesus Christ, of whom the Whole Family in Heaven and in Earth are named.'---Eph. iii. 14, 15.
“He was the true Light, which lighteth, for shall enlighten, Every man that Cometh into the World. ---John i. 12.
Jerusalern which is from Above, [the Heavenly Kingdom of Zion,] is Free, which is THE MOTHER OF Us ALL.'--Gal. iv. 26.
‘Christ, THE HEIR OF THE WORLD.'---Rom. iv. 13. Christ, the Heir Of All Things.'---Heb. i. 2.
It pleased the Father that in Christ should All FULNESS dwell.'---Col. i. 19.
[Cor. x. 26, 28. •The Earth is the Lord's and THE FULNESS thereof.'---1
"I will give thee the Heathen for thine Inheritance, and THE UTTERMOST PARTS OF THE EARTH for thy Possession.' -Ps. ii. 8.
Ye are COMPLETE in him, which is the Head of All principality and power.'-Col. ij. 8.
*Arise, O God, for thou shalt Inherit All Nations.'—Ps. xxxviii. 8.
*Christ is Lord over [Owner of] All, God blessed forever.'-Rom. ix. 5.
*None of us liveth to himself, and NO MAN dieth to himself; for whether we live, we live unto the Lord ; and whether we die, we die unto the Lord. Whether we live, therefore, or Die, WE ARE THE LORD's. For to this end Christ both died, rose, and revived, that he might become Lord [Owner] both of THE DEAD AND THE Living.'-Rom. xiv. 7, 9.
"Jesus Christ is Lord [Owner) of All.'-Acts. x. 36.
'All are yours, [the elects'] whether Paul, or Appollos, or Cephas, or the World, or life, or death, or Things present, or Things to come,-ALL ARE YOURS, and YE ARE Christ's, and Christ is God's.'-1 Cor. iii. 22. .
There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither Bond nor Free, there is neither Male nor Female, but YE ARE ALL ONE IN Christ Jesus.'—Gal. ii. 28, 29.
“As the body is one, and hath many members, and all the members of that body, being many, are one body : SO ALSO is Christ. For by one Spirit are we All baptised into ONE BODY, whether we be Jews or Gentiles, [the expression Jews and Gentiles comprehends the whole world,] whether we be bond or free,' &c.- 1 Cor. xii. 12, to fin.cap.
• There is neither Greek nor Jew, Circumcision nor Uncircumcision, Barbarian, Scythian, Bond or Free, BUT CHRIST IS ALL, AND IN ALL.'—Col. iii. 11.
"He that committeth fornication sinneth against his own body. Know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit which is in You, which Ye have of God, AND YE ARE NOT YOUR OWN ? For Ye are Bought with a Price.'— 1 Cor. vi. 19, 20.
'I will say to them which were not My People, Thou ART My People.'-Hos. ii. 23, et mult. aliis.
"Father, is not Thy Promise sure
To thy exalted Son,
Thy word of Life shall run ?
Beneath the arch of heav'n,
Without exception giv’n ?”
COMPLETION OF THE ARGUMENT. Do the Scriptures countenance the dreadful Idea, that an
almost infinite number of the Souls which have been given to Christ shall ultimately be wrested from him, and become the eternal Property of the Savage King of Hell and Misery?
ANSWER. "I am persuaded, [said Paul,] that he is able to KEEP that which is committed to him.'-2 Tim. i. 12.
'I give unto them eternal life. They shall never perish, neither shall any pluck them out of my hands.'-John X. 28.
My Father which gave them me is Greater than All; and None is able to pluck out of my Father's hands.'-John x. 29. Is it not folly to suppose that God, who is the Crealor, and consequently the Owner, of all the universe, can ever Lose anything > or to believe that He, beside Whom there is no God else, is not the Sovereign Possessor of millions of His created intelligences, who have been snatched
from His power and paternal care by the King Monster of Iniquity and Woe, and never can be reclaimed ?
He shall LOSE NOTHING of ALL, which the Father hath given him.'-John vi. 39.
He shall give eternal life to the 'All Flesh' which the Father hath given him.—John xvii. 2.
*ALL, that the Father giveth me, SHALL COME TO ME.'—John vi. 37. "I will draw ALL MEN unto me.'-John xii. 32.
"Prajee him whose reign of truth and grace
Shall evermore increase,
Shall own him Prince of Peace.
All sin and ill shall cease,
Shall own him Prince of Peace.”
PROPOSITION TWELFTH. In view of the Eventual Sanctification of All Mankind,
the Gospel regards the common DISTINCTIONS tem tween Man and Man, to be ABOLISHED.
PROOFS. THE COMMON SALVATION.'—Jude 3. In the same verse the author of this epistle calls this doctrine, The Faith which was once delivered to the Saints.'
Ye who were sometimes FAR Off are MADE NIGH by the blood of Christ; for he is our PEACE, [the Mediator of Universal Reconciliation,] who hath broken down the middle wall of partition between us.'—Eph. ii. 13, 14.
God hath showed me that I SHOULD NOT CALL ANY MAN COMMON OR UNCLEAN.'— Acts x. 28.
•Who maketh thee to differ from Another ? and what hast thou that thou did'st not also receive ? and if thou did'st RECEIVỀ it, why dost thou glory as if thou had'st Not Received it ?-1 Cor. iv. 7.
"God hath made of ONE BLOOD all nations that dwell on
all the face of the earth,'—and all are His offspring, Acts xvii. 26, 29.
The Scripture hath concluded All under Sin.'-Gal. ii. 22. "God hath concluded All in Unbelief.'-Rom. xi. 32.
Behold, All Things are clean unto you.'-Luke xi. 41. "Every Creature of God is good.'-1 Tim. iv. 4. Let it be noticed that these passages are all radically at variance with the doctrine of total depravity.
'And Peter saw Heaven opened, and a vessel descending unto him like unto a great sheet, knit together at the four corners, and let down to the earth; whereon were All Manner of four-footed Beasts of the earth, and wild-fowls, and creeping things, and fowls of the air, [clean and unclean beasts 'OF THE EARTH' observe,-yea, ‘ALL MANNER’ of them,
-representing all kinds of sinners, all forms and degrees of unbelief,—and mark, these were let down FROM HEAVEN.] And there came a Voice to him,- Rise, Peter, kill and eat. But Peter said, Not so, Lord; for I have never eaten anything that is common or unclean. And the Voice spake unto him again the second time,– What GOD HATH CLEANSED, THAT CALL NOT THOU COMMON. This was done three times. AND ALL WERE DRAWN UP AGAIN INTO HEAVEN.'--Acts xi. 7--10.
There is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcision nor uncircumcisior, barbarian, Scythian, bond nor free, male nor female, but are ALL ONE in Christ Jesus..'-Gal. iii; Col. iii.
•Having abolished in his flesh THE ENMITY [the grounds of the jealousy and selfishness which have obtained in the world, teaching free grace and a common destiny for all nations and kindreds, as well as their common beginning and common heavenly care,] even the law of commandments and ordinances, [which recognised such human distinctions, and God a Respector of Persons and Nations,] for to make IN HIMSELF, OF TWAIN, ONE NEWMAN, [of which Christ himself is the Head,] so making Peace; and that he might Reconcile both Jews and Heathen, i. e. in the scriptural sense, Believers and Unbelievers, the Righteous and the Unrighteous, these two grand divisions of mankind,] unto God in ONE BODY, by the cross, having slain the enmity there