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Pray for that blessed time when Good shall triumph over Eyil, And one Universal Temple shall echo the perfections of Jehovah.'
THE GENTILES, that is, for All People besides the
Civil; and Al Gess, that is, is of All, the
PROOFS. And He said, It is a light thing, [comparatively,] that thou [Messias] should'st be My Servant to raise up the tribes of Jacob, [only,] and to restore the preserved of Israel, [merely.] I will also give thee for a Light to the Gentiles, that thou may'st be My Salvation UNTO THE END OF THE Earth.'—Isa. xlix. 6. , .
"Remember ye not the former things, neither consider the things of Old. Behold I will do a New thing; now it shall spring forth, shall ye not know it? I will even make a way in the Wilderness, and Rivers in the Desert. The beast of the field shall know Me, the dragons and the ouls, [the very vilest of men.] Because I give Waters in the Wilderness, and Rivers in the Desert, to give Drink to My People, My chosen. This People (also] have I formed for Myself; they [even) shall shew forth My Praise. —Isa. xliii. 18--21.
The Fall of the Jews is the Riches of the World, and the diminishing of them the Riches of the Gentiles.'--- The casting away of them is the Reconciling of the World.'---'Blind. ness in part hath happened to Israel, until the Fulness of the Gentiles be Come in. '--- For of Him, and through Him, and TO Him are All Things.'-Rom. xi. 12, 15, 25, 36.
The Gospel is, that God shall Justify the Heathen, and through Christ, Bless even All the Nations and the Kin. dreds of the Earth, by redeeming their souls from iniquity. ---Gal. iii. 8: Acts iii. 25.
"I will set My Glory among the Heathen, and ALL THE HEATHEN shall see My Judgment which I have execu.
ted, and My hand which I have laid upon them. So Israel, [also,] shall Know that I am the Lord, from thenceforward.' -Ezek. xxxix. 21, 22.
“Art not Thou God in heaven? And Rulest Thou not over All the kingdoms of the HEATHEN ? and in Thy hand is there not Power and Might, so there is None able to withstand Thee ??-2 Chron. xx. 6.
“What though th'embalil'd legions
of earth and sin conibine ?
In conqu’ring Love shall shine ;
And every tribe and tongue,
And join the ransoni'd throng.
Immanuel, Prince of Peace !
Ere yet the battle cease.”
PROPOSITION TWENTY-FOURTH. The Lord shall Ultimately Redeem THIS WORLD from
the Dominion of Evil, which is a Pledge of His Ability and Purpose to Redeem All the sinful Souls that enter THE Future World also, so that All His Creation, the Physical and Spiritual, shall be Universally Glorified.
PROOFS. ‘And it shall come to pass in the Last Days, that the mountain of the Lord's house shall be established in the tops of the mountains, and shall be exalted above the hills. And All Nations shall flow unto it; and many people shall go and say, Come ye, and let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, to the House of the God of Jacob; and He will teach us of His ways, and we will walk in His paths, for out of Zion shall go forth the Law, and the word of the Lord from [the New] Jerusalem. And He shall Judge among the Nations, and shall rebuke many people. And they shall beat their swords into ploughshares, and their spears
into pruning-hooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.'—Is. ii. 2--5.
The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid, and the calf, and young lion, and the fatling together; and a little child shall lead them. And the cow and the bear shall feed, their young shall lie down together; and the lion shall eat straw like the ox; and the suckling child play about the nest of the asp, and the weaned child shall put his hand upon the cocatrice's den. They shall not hurt nor destroy in All My holy mountain ; for the Earth shall be full of the Knowledge of the Lord, · as the waters cover the sea.'-Isa. xi. 6--10.
The People shall weary themselves of their very vanity, and the Earth shall be filled with the Knowledge of the Glory of the Lord, as the waters cover the sea.'—Hab. ii. 14.
And the stone that smote the image became a great mountain, and filled the Whole Earth.'-Dan. ii. 35.
"And it shall be in that day that Living Waters shall go out from Jerusalem : half of them toward the former sea, and half of them toward the hinder sea ; in summer and in winter shall it be. And the Lord shall reign over All the Earth ; in that day shall there be One Lord, and His name One.'-Zech. xiv. 7, 9.
"Lift up thine eyes round about and behold! All these gather themselves together, and come to thee, New Jerusalem.] As I live, saith the Lord, thou shalt surely clothe thee with them All, as with an ornament, and bind them on thee as a Bride doeth. For thy Waste and thy Desolate Places, and the land of thy destruction, shall even now be too narrow by reason of the inhabitants, and they that swallowed thee up shall be far away. They shall say in thine ear, The place is too straight for me ; give place that I may dwell,' &c.—Isa. xlix. 18 to the end of chapter.
Sing, O Barren, thou that did'st not bear; break forth into singing, and cry aloud, thou that did'st not travail. For more were the children of the Desolate, than the children of the Married Wife, saith the Lord. Enlarge the place of thy tent, and let them stretch forth the curtains of thy habitations. Spare not, lengthen thy cords, and strength
en thy stakes. For thou shalt break forth on the right hand and on the left; and thy seed shall inherit the Gentiles, and cause the Desolate Cities to be inhabited,' &e. &c.- Isa. liv. 1--3.
And the seventh angel sounded; and there were great voices in heaven, saying, The kingdoms of this world have become the kingdoms of our Lord and of His Christ, and He shall Reign forever and ever.'-Rev. x. 15.
And I saw a New Heaven and a New Earth; for the first heaven and the first Earth are passed away. And there was no more sea. And I, John, saw the holy city coming down from God out of heaven. And I heard a great Voice out of heaven, saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with Men, and He will dwell with them, and they shall be His People, and God Himself shall be with them and be their God. And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes ; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain; for the former things are passed away. And he that sat on the throne said, Behold I make All Things New.'-Rev. xxi. " Thus heav'nward all things tend, for all was once
Perfect, and All at length must be Restor’d.
PROPOSITION TWENTY-FIFTH. The Dominion of TEMPTATION and SIN shall Finally
be Overcome, --Iniquity shall be Exhausted, Destroyed, Put Away beyond the Sphere of Man forever.
PROOFS. "Shall the Throne of Iuiquity have Fellowship with THEE, that frameth Evil
I by LAW ?-Ps. xciv. 20. Now once in the end of the Age hath he appeared to PUT AWAY SIN through the Sacrifice of himself.'Heb. ix. 26. He entered in once into the Holy Place, having obtained Eternal Redemption,'—ver. 12, for The People,'
THE SIN pe told that INISH
even for ‘ALL THE PEOPLE,' from their 'Errors,'-vers. 7, 19.
Behold the Lamb of God, which TAKETH AWAY THE SIN OF THE WORLD.'—John i. 29.
It was foretold that Messias should give Reconciliation for INIQUITY, FINISH TRANSGRESSION, and MAKE AN END OF SINS, and Bring in Everlasting Righteousness. - Dan. ix. 24.
He gave himself for Us that he might Redeem Us from ALL INIQUITY.'-Titus ii. 14. 'He took on himn the Secd of Abraham, that he might make Reconciliation FOR THE Sins OF THE PEOPLE.'-Heb. ii. 17.
The earnest expectation of THE CREATION waiteth for the Manifestation of the sons of God.'-Rom. viii. 19.
THE CREATION ITSELF SHALL BE DELIVERED FROM THE BONDAGE OF CORRUPTION.'-Rom. viii. 21.
“THE WHOLE CREATION groaneth and travaileth in pain together until now, (only,] - - For we are Saved, by Hope.' -Rom. viii. 22.
“We ourselves, who have the First-Fruits of the Spirit, (the elect,] groan within ourselves, waiting for the Adoption, even the REDEMPTION OF OUR BODY.'-Rom. viii. 23.
"Hark! a glad voice cheers this groaning world! The Creation shall be Delivered! The great drama which has been performing upon the vast theatre of existence shall come to a close; we shall All be taken behind the scene. Every mouth shall be stopped, then shall we
“ Justify the ways of God to Man." Behold, I Make All Things New ! shall thunder from the throne of the Great Eternal. The Creation of God shall again rise, good and fair as on the morn when the sons of God shouted for joy. The effects of the Curse shall no more be felt or seen. The Temple of the Universe shall again be filled with happiness, as in the days of innocence, and through all the mighty Dome shall the Triumphant shout resound, Death, with all his train, is swallowed up in Victory! Thanks be to God who giveth us the victory, through our Lord Jesus Christ.' ” - Summerfield's Orations.
Yet a little while, and THE WICKED SHALL NOT BE; yea,