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SER. VIII.
131
THE GOSPEL.

"Can man then preach the Gospel?"


What saith the Scripture?


"[Jesus] said unto them, Preach the Gospel." Mark, xvi. 15.

"There they preached the Gospel." Acts, xiv. 7.

"So that from Jerusalem, and round about unto Illyricum, I have fully preached the Gospel of Christ." Rom. xv. 19.

"In whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, the Gospel of your salvation." Eph. i. 13.

"Unto whom [the prophets] it was revealed, that not unto themselves, but unto us they did minister the things, which are now reported unto you by them that have preached the Gospel unto you with the Holy Ghost sent down from heaven; which things the Angels desire to look into." 1 Pet. i. 12.

"I marvel that ye are so soon removed from him that called you into the grace of Christ unto another Gospel: which is not another; but there be some that trouble you,

and would pervert the Gospel of Christ. But though we, or an Angel from heaven, preach any other Gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed. As we said before, so say I now again, If any man preach any other Gospel unto you than that ye have received, let him be accursed." Gal. i. 6-9.

"This Gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world, for a witness unto all nations; and then shall the end come." Matt. xxiv. 14.

"Wheresoever this Gospel shall be preached in the whole world, there shall also this, that this woman hath done, be told for a memorial of her." Matt. xxvi. 13.

"Peter—said—Ye know that a good while ago, God made choice among us, that the Gentiles by my mouth should hear the word of the Gospel, and believe." Acts, xv. 7.