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Christ's coming and eternity. CHAP. XXII. Blessed state of God's servants prophets sent his angel to shew | life, and may enter in through unto his servants the things the gates into the city. which must shortly be done. 15 For without are dogs, and

7 Behold, I come quickly : sorcerers, and whoremongers, blessed is he that keepeth the and murderers, and idolaters, sayings of the prophecy of this and whosoever loveth and mabook

keth a lie. 8 And I John saw these 16 I Jesus have sent mine things, and heard them. And angel to testify unto you these when I had heard and seen, I things in the churches. I am fell down to worship before the the root and the offspring of feet of the angel which shewed David, and the bright and me these things.

morning-star. 9 Then saith he unto me, See 17 And the Spirit and the thou do it not: for I am thy bride say, Come. And let him fellow-servant, and of thy breth- that heareth say, Come. And ren the prophets, and of them let him that is athirst come. which keep the sayings of this And whosoever will, let him book : worship God.

take the water of life freely. 10 And he saith unto me, 18 For I testify unto every Seal not the sayings of the man that heareth the words of prophecy of this book : for the the prophecy of this book, If time is at hand.

any man shall add unto these 11 He that is unjust, let him things, God shall add unto him be unjust still: and he which the plagues that are written in is filthy, let him be filthy still: this book : and he that is righteous, let 19 And if any man shall take him be righteous still: and he away from the words of the that is holy, let him be holy book of this prophecy, God still.

shall take away his part out of 12 And behold, I come quick the book of life, and out of the ly; and my reward is with me, holy city, and from the things to give every man according as which are written in this book. his work shall be.

20 He which testifieth these 13 I am Alpha and Omega, things saith, Surely I come the beginning and the end, the quickly: Amen. first and the last.

come, Lord Jesus. 14 Blessed are they that do 21 The grace of our Lord his commandments, that they Jesus Christ be with you all may have right to the tree of Amen.

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LORD, and against his Anointed, i The happiness of the godly;, 4 The unhappi- saying,

ness of the ungodly. LESSED is the man that

3 Let us break their bands BLESS

walketh not in the counsel asunder, and cast away their of the ungodly, nor standeth in cords from us.

4. He that sitteth in the the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.

heavens shall laugh: the LORD 2 But his delight is in the shall have them in derision. law of the LORD; and in his

5 Then shall he speak unto law doth he meditate day and them in his wrath, and vex them night.

in his sore displeasure. 3 And he shall be like a tree

6 Yet have I set my King upon planted by the rivers of water, my holy hill of Zion.

Ž I will declare the decree: that bringeth forth his fruit in his season ; his leaf also shall the LORD hath said unto me, not wither; and whatsoever he Thou art my Son; this day doeth shall prosper.

have I begotten thee. 4 The ungodly are not so:

8 Ask of me, and I shall give but are like the chaff which the thee the heathen for thine inwind driveth away.

heritance, and the uttermost 5 Therefore the ungodly shall parts of the earth for thy pos

session. not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of

9 Thou shalt break them with the righteous.

a rod of iron; thou shalt dash 6 For the Lord knoweth the them in pieces like a potter's way of the righteous : but the vessel.

10 Be wise now therefore, O way of the ungodly shall perish.

ye kings : be instructed, ye 1 The kingdom of Christ. 10 Kings are esta

judges of the earth). -horted to accepteit.

11 Serve the LORD with fear, HY do the heathen rage, and rejoice with trembling.

12 Kiss the Son, lest he be a vain thing?

angry, and ye perish from the 2 The kings of the earth set way, when his wrath is kindled themselves, and the rulers take but a little. Blessed are all they counsel together, against the that put their trust in him.


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