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their own heart. - 35. I have seen , heart, and he deviseth mischief conthe wicked in great power and tinually. He soweth discord. Therespreading himself like a green bay fore shall his calamity come suddentree, yet he passed away, and lo! | ly. Suddenly shall he be broken he was not. Yca I sought him, but without remedy. he could not be found.
9: 12. If thou scornest, thou 73: 16. When I thought to know alone shalt bear it. this it was too painful for me, until 10: 7. The name of the wicked I went into the sanctuary of the shall rot. — 24. The fear of the Lord. Then understood I their wicked, it shall come upon him. As end. Surely thou didst set them in the whirlwind passeth : so is the slippery places; thou castedst them wicked no more. The years of the down into destruction. How are wicked shall be shortened ; the exthey brought into desolation as in pectation of the wicked shall perish: a moment. They are utterly con- destruction shall be to the workers sumed with terror.
11.2. When pride cometh, then 1 75: 8. For in the hand of the cometh shame.
The perverseness Lord there is a cup, and the wine of transgressors shall destroy them. is red; it is full of mixture ; and he | The wicked shall fall by his own poureth out the same; but the dregs wickedness. When a wicked man thereof all the wicked of the earth | dieth, his expectation shall perish; shall wring them out and drink and the hope of the unjust man them.
perisheth. He that pursueth evil, 76: 10. Thou wilt cause the wrath pursueth it to his own death. of man to praise thee; and the re Though band join in hand, the mainder of wrath shalt thou restrain. wicked shall not go unpunished.
112: 10. The desire of the wick 13: 9. The lamp of the wicked ed shall perish.
shall be put out. - 15. The way of 140: Evil shall hunt the vio- transgressors is hard. lent man to overthrow him.
sueth sinners. The wealth of the Prov. 1: 23. I also will laugh at sinner is laid up for the just. your calamity, and will mock when 14: 9. Fools make a mock at sin. your fear cometh ; when your fear – 11. The house of the wicked shall cometh as a desolation, and your de- be overthrown ...There is a way struction as a whirlwind: when dis- that seemeth right unto a man, but tress and anguish cometh upon you. the end thereof are the ways of Then shall they call upon me; but I death. Even in laughter the heart will not answer ; they shall seek me is sorrowful: and the end of that but they shall not find me: for that mirth is heaviness. they hated knowledge, and did not 16: 4. The Lord hath made all choose the fear of the Lord; they things for himself; yea, even the would none of my counsel; they wicked for the day of evil. despised all my reproof; therefore shall they eat of the fruit of | 17: 13. Whoso rewardeth evil their own way; and be fed with for good, evil shall not depart from their own devices. The turning his house. away of the simple shall slay them. 22: 8. He that soweth iniquity
2: 22. The wicked shall be cut shall reap vanity. off from the earth; and the trans 24: 20. There shall be no regressor shall be rooted out.
ward to the evil man. The candle 3: 33. The curse of the Lord is of the wicked shall be put out. in the house of the wicked ; surely 29: 1. He that being often rebe scorneth the scorners ...shame proved hardeneth his neck, shall shall be the promotion of fools. suddenly be destroyed, and that
5: 22. His own iniquity shall without remedy. take the wicked himself; and he Isa. 3: 10. Say ye to the rightshall be holden with the cords of eous, that it shall be well with him: his sin. He shall die without in- for they shall eat the fruit of their struction, and in the greatness of doings. Woe unto the wicked! it his folly shall he go astray.
shall be ill with him: for the reward 6: 14. Frowardness is in his of his hands shall be given him.
5: 13. Therefore my people are decree unrighteous decrees, and that gone into captivity, because they write grievousness which they have have no knowledge: and their hon- prescribed ; to turn aside the needy orable men are famished, and their from judgment, and to take away multitude dried up with thirst. the right from the poor of my peoTherefore hell bath enlarged her- ple, that widows may be their prey: self, and opened her mouth without and that they may rob the fathermeasure: and their glory, and their less; and what will ye do in the multitude, and their pomp, and he day of visitation, and in the desolathat rejoiceth, shall descend into it. tion which shall come from far ? And the mean man shall be brought To wbom will ye flee for help? down, and the mighty man shall be 13: 6. Howl ye: for the day of hunibled, and the eyes of the lofty the Lord is at band ; it shall come shall be humbled: but the Lord of as a desolation from the Almighty. hosts shall be exalted in judgment, Therefore shall all hands be faint, and God that is holy shall be sancti- and every man's heart shall melt, fied in righteousness.—18. W og unto and they shall be afraid. ... Behold them that draw iniquity with cords the day of the Lord cometh, cruel of vanity, and sin as it were with a both with wrath, and fierce anger, cart-rope: that say, Let him make to lay the land desolate ; and he speed, and hasten his work, that we shall destroy the sinners thereof out may see it: and let the counsel of of it. the Holy One of Israel draw nigh 24:1. Behold, the Lord maketh
that we may know it! | the earth empty, and maketh it Woe unto them that call evil good, waste, and turneih it upside down, and good evil; that put darkness and scattereth abroad the inhabitfor light, and light for darkness; ants thereof. And it shall be, as with that put bigter for sweet, and sweet the people, so with the priest; as for bitter! Woe unto them that are with the servant, so with his maswise in their own eyes, and prudent ter ; as with the inaid, so with her in their own sight! Woe unto them mistress; as with the buyer, so with that are mighty to drink wine, and the seller; as with the lender, so men of strength to mingle strong with the horrower; as with the ladrink: which justify the wicked for ker of usury, so with the giver of reward, and take away the righte- usury to himn. The land shall be ousness of the righteous from himn! uiterly emplied, and utterly spoiled, Therefore as the fire devoureth the for the Lord hath spoken this word. stubble, and the flame consumeth The earth' mourneth and fadeth the chaff, so their root shall be as away, the world lauguisheth and rottenness, and their blossom shall fadeih away, the baughty people of go up as dust... therefore is the anger the earth do languish. The earth of the Lord kindled against his peo- also is defiled under the inhabitants ple, and he hath stretched forth his thereof; because they have transhand against them, and hath smitten gressed the laws, changed the ordithem: and the hills did tremble, and nance, broken the everlasting covetheir carcasses were torn in the pant. Therefore hath the curse midst of the streets. For all this devoured the earth, and they that his anger is not turned away, but dwell therein are desolate : Therehis hand is stretched out still.
fore the inhabitants of the earth are
burned, and few men left. - 16. 18:21. And they shall pass through The treacherons dealers have dealt it, hardly bestead and hungry: and treacherously ; yea, the treacherous it shall come to pass, that when they dealers have dealt very treacherousshall be hungry, they shall fret them- ly. Fear, and the pit, and the snare selves, and curse their king and are upon thee, O inhabitant of the their God, and look upward. And earth. And it shall come to pass, they shall look unto the earth; and that he who fleeth from the noise of behold trouble and darkness ; dim- the fear shall fall into the pit; and ness of anguish; and they shall be he that cometh up out of the midst driven to darkness.
of the pit shall be taken in the 10: 1. Woe unto them that spare.
THE WAY OF SALVATION BY GRACE.
FIRST GENERAL TOPIC.
PROVISIONS ON THE PART OF GOD.
sin-offering that is for the people... And he shall make an atonement for
the holy place, because of the unTHE CURSE OF THE LAW REMOVED
cleanness of the children of Israel. AND PROBATION
17:11. For the life of the flesh is THE SUFFERINGS OF CHRIST. in the blood ; and I have given it to
you upon the altar, to make an atoneYe are bought with a price.-1 Cor. 6: 20. ment for your souls; for it is the
blood, that maketh an atonement for Christ our Redeemer.
1 Cor. 5: 7. Christ our passover f 1. TYPES.
is sacrificed for us.
Heb. 7: 18. For there is verily a Nov. 21: 8. And the Lord said disannulling of the commandment unto Moses, Make thee a fiery ser- going before, for the weakness and pent, and set it upon a pole: and it unprofitableness thereof, (for the law shall come to pass, that every one made nothing perfect,) but the bringthat is bitten, when he looketh upon ing in of a better hope did; by the it, shall live. And Moses made a which we draw nigh unto God. - 23. serpent of brass, and put it upon a And they truly were many priests, pole, and it came to pass, that if a because they were not suffered to serpent had bitten any man, when continue by reason of death: but this he beheld the serpent of brass he man, because he continueth ever, lived.
hath an unchangeable priesthood: John 3: 14. As Moses lifted up wherefore he is able also to save the serpent in the wilderness, even them to the uttermost that come unto so must the Son of man be lifted up. God by him, seeing he ever liveth to
Lev. 16: 11. And Aaron shall make intercession for them. For such bring the bullock of the sin-offering a high-priest became us, who is holy, which is for himself, and shall make harmless, undefiled, separate from an atonement for himself and for his sinners, and made higher than the house ... He shall sprinkle the blood heavens; who needeth not daily, upon the mercy-seat seven times... as those high-priests, to offer up saThen shall he kill the goat of the Icrifice, first for his own sins, and