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"And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of his flock, and of the fat thereof.
And the Lord had respect unto Abel and to his offering.
Then began men to call on the name of the Lord."
That he might seek for the preserving of his soul, till the fulness of the time and times, lest the second death should have power over his soul. And then, the way should be opened to the tree of life; his blood should be made flesh; of which there was a figure in each of the three generations, or three times: each time being two thousand years between; Enoch for the first generation: he walked in this light, and the gate was opened to him, and he took of the tree of life, and his body saw not death, but "God took him," which renewed the fulness of the covenant of the preserving of the tree of life for the first dispensation, which was two thousand years, which was for a witness of the fulness of the Spirit before the flood.(a)
And every man borroweth his light from that tree, as the earth borroweth her light from the sun, which is given by measure till the sixth day. which is the last thousand years of the six.
(a) For at the fulness of times those that are prepared for it will receive the fulness of the Spirit, which will always rest on them, which is the partial redemption till they have done the work, of which the body of Jesus was set the figure, when he came out of the River Jordan; and the same by the disciples when Christ breathed on them, and said, "Receive ye the Holy Ghost," (See John, 20th chapter, 22nd verse.) That the Spirit never left them, till it had done the will of God by them; they being born of it, it bearing them from evil.
The 2nd Day. The flood, and the preserving of the soul.
Then "God looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth: 12---13 And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence through them: and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth." But Noah found grace in the eyes of the Lord.
"And all flesh died: And Noah only remained alive, and they that were with him in the ark." Being eight persons.
The third day. The law and covenant for the preserving of the soul.
And God said unto Abraham, "I will establish my covenant with thee. This is my covenant: That every man-child among you shall be circumcised. And the uncircumcised man-child, whose flesh of his foreskin is not circumcised, that soul shall be cut off from his people: he hath broken my covenant."
And he gave the law unto Moses.
And he commanded them to slay animals and burn them, for the remission of their sins, for the salvation of their souls; and he gave them a token that he accepted them.
"And thou shalt cut the ram in pieces,
7 Ch. 21---23
Gen, 17 Ch. 1---22
and wash the inwards of him, and his legs, and put them unto his pieces, and unto his head,"
"And there came a fire out from before the Lord, and consumed upon the altar, the burnt-offering and the fat.
And said, "Keep my law, and ye shall live." Which proves this life which dwelleth in light, by Elijah, the gate being opened to him, and he took of the tree of life, and his body saw not death, but he "went up by a whirlwind into heaven." Which was for a witness for the second dispensation, being two thousand years. 4th ARTICLE.
The fourth Day. The coming of the woman's seed which was named Jesus by the Angel.
In the fourth day, "God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.'
And Isaiah prophesied, saying, "The Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel," which being interpreted is God with us.
The angel of the Lord appeared unto Mary, and said unto her, "Thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name Jesus: the Holy Spirit shall come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee; therefore, also that holy thing which shall be born of thee shall be called the Son of God."
29 Ch. 17 yer,
18 c 5 v 2 Kings 2cllv.
Isaiah, 7 Ch.
Luke, 1 Ch. 26---35
"And in that day there shall be a root of Jesse, which shall stand for an ensign | Isaiah, 11 Ch. of the people; to it shall the Gentiles seek, and his rest shall be glorious."
But concerning the Hebrews, he says, Therefore will he give them up, until he set his hand the second time to recover the remnant of his people; that she that travaileth hath brought forth :(a)
And in the fourth thousand years came the seed of the woman, which was called Jesus, "As a light that shineth in a dark place."
"For he took not on him the nature of angels; but he took on him the seed of Abraham: as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the same. For he shall save his people from their sins."
For "he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live.”(b)
The fifth Day. The baptism, Works,
Isaiah, 11 Ch.
2 Pet. 1 Ch.
19 ver. Heb.
2 Ch. 16, 14.
Matt. 1c21 v
And Jesus, began to be about thirty years of age; being the adopted son of 7 c 14 v Joseph, of the tribe of Judah; the Root Isaiah, of Jesse, the offspring of David; and hellclv called himself the bright and morning Rev. star; and being baptized in Jordan, and 22c16v
(a) Till they have brought forth works by their faith.
(b) At the first resurrection he will have a body as the angels.
Luke, 3 Ch
straightway coming up out of the water, and praying, the heaven was opened, and the Holy Spirit descended in a bodily 21---23 shape, like a dove upon him. And John the Baptist bare record, saying, “I saw the Spirit descending from heaven, like a dove, and it abode upon him: and saw and bare record that this was the Son of God." His light then became as the light of the moon, which is a greater light than the morning star.
"Now when John had heard in the prison the works of Christ he sent two of his disciples, and said unto him, Art thou he that should come, or do we look for another? and Jesus answered and said unto them, Go and shew John again those things which ye do hear and see: The blind receive their sight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have the gospel preached to them."
"And Jesus took bread, and blessed it, and gave to the disciples, and said, Take, eat: this is my body. And he took the cup, saying, Drink ye all of it: This is my blood of the new testament which is shed for many, for the remission of sins." (a)
"Nevertheles I tell you the truth; It is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter will not
1 Ch. 32---34 Mark,
1 Ch. 9&10
11 Ch. 2---5
Matt. 26 Ch.
John, 16 Ch. 7 ver.
(a) The body of animals was offered under the law, being washed, for the sacrifice for sin; and the body of Jesus under the Gospel; these were both offered without blood, the blood being shed from it, and Christ sealed the two covenants with the blood of the woman's seed, till he fulness of the Gentiles.