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righteousness." Rom. vi. 17, 18.

"He continued there a year and six months, teaching the word of God among them." Acts, xviii. 11.

"It is not reason that we should leave the word of God.—But we will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministry of the word." Acts, vi. 2-4?.

1st.—By the written word is the knowledge of God's Holy law.

"By the law is the knowledge of sin." Rom. iii. 20. "I had not known sin but by the law. For I
had not known lust, except the law had said, Thou shalt not covet." Rom. vii. 7.

2nd.—Encouraging declaration of Christ to keep his word.

"He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him.—If a man

love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him.—He that loveth me not, keepeth not my sayings." Jno. xiv. 21, 23, 24.


Blood of Christ.

"I don't want to express a great many words, but I want you to be called home to the substance. For the Scriptures and all the books in the world can do no more.—Jesus could do no more than to recommend to this comforter, which was this light in him.—They who dwell in God dwell in love, and they are constrained to walk in it, and if they "walk in it they have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus