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SER. II.
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CHRIST DIRECTED TO HIMSELF.

then shall we believe in the doctrine of his Son. — And what was this? Tarry at Jerusalem, — wait for the Comforter. He never directed to himself; but all he wanted was to lead their minds to the Spirit of truth, yo the light within; and when he had done this he had done his office. And what we have to do, is to retire to this law which is written upon the tables of the heart."[1] p. 47.

What saith the Scripture?

"Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no man cometh unto the Father but by me." John, xiv. 6.

"I am the resurrection, and the life; he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: and whosoever liveth and believeth in me, shall never die." John, xi. 25, 26.

"He that heareth my word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life." John, v. 24.

"As Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of Man be lifted up; that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life. For God so

loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through him might be saved. He that believeth on him is not condemned, but he that believeth not is condemned already; Because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God." John, iii. 14, 18.

"If any man thirst, let him come unto me and drink." John, vii. 37.

"I am the bread of life; he that cometh to me shall never hunger; and he that believeth on me shall never thirst." John, vi. 35.

again.

"Search the Scriptures; for in them ye think ye
  1. "Law written on the heart." — See under Ser. IV. Ex. 5.