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This is not the only case we have heard of, the Lord be thanked; and add their number. Let us, therefore, trust in the living God, and in His spreading the truth from soul to soul. "The wind bloweth where it listeth." Let us seek, if permitted, to widen out our fellowship with God's dear saints, that the truth may be spread in God's way. Let confidence in the Press give way to confidence in God--in God's promises-prayer in the name of Jesus, the Word of His grace, fellowship of saints, the teaching of the Spirit.


And now, brethren, I commend you to GOD and to the WORD of His grace, which is able to build you up and to give you an inheritance among them that are sanctified." (Acts xx.)


"Search the Scriptures." (John v.)

"Give ear, O my people, to my law; incline your ears to the words of my mouth."-Ps. lxxviii.

"Hear, O Israel; The Lord our Gcd is one Lord: and thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might. And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart and thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up. And thou shalt bind them for a sign upon thine hand, and they shall be as frontlets between thine eyes. And thou shalt write them upon the posts of thy house, and on thy gates." (Deut. vi.)

"The Bereans......searched the Scriptures daily."-Acts xvii.

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Apollos, mighty in the Scriptures."-Acts xviii.

"From a child thou hast known the holy scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus. All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished into all good works."—2 Tim. iii.

"I have written unto you, young men, because ye are strong, and the word of God abideth in you, and ye have overcome the Wicked one." (1 John ii.)

Mary, which also sat at Jesus' feet, and heard his word... One thing is needful, and Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her." (Luke, xi.)

"But his delight is in the law of the Lord; and in his law doth he meditate day and night. And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.—Ps. i.

“The law of the Lord is perfect, converting the soul; the testimonies of the Lord are sure, making wise the simple.”—Ps. xix.

"Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the Lord...... Great peace have they which love thy law.-Ps. cxix.

"Thy Word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path." (Ps. cxix.) "The entrance of Thy words giveth light; it giveth understanding unto the simple." (Ps. cxix.)

"Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls." -James i.

"If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed; and ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free." (John, viii)

"If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you. Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; so shall ye be my disciples. As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you, continue ye in my love. If ye keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my love; even as I have kept my Father's commandments, and abide in his love."-John xv.

"Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord."-Col. iii.

"Wherefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speaking, as newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby, if so be ye have tasted that the Lord is gracious." (1 Peter, ii.)

"Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it; that he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word. That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish. (Eph. v.)

"Meditate on these things; give thyself wholly to them, that thy profiting may appear unto all." (1 Tim. iv.)

Every word of God is pure." (Prov. xxx.)

"The word of the Lord endureth for ever.”—Peter i.

Sanctify them through thy truth; thy WORD is TRUTH." (John xiv.) "If that which ye have heard from the beginning abide in you, Ye shall continue in the Son and in the Father." (1 John ii.)

"The word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight: but all things are naked and opened unto the eyes of him with whom we have to do." Heb. iv.


The anointing which ye have received of him abideth in you, and ye NEED NOT THAT ANY MAN TEACH YOU: but as the same anointing teacheth you of ALL things, and is truth, and is no lie, and even as it [or He] hath taught you, ye shall abide in Him. And now, little children, abide in Him, that, when He shall appear, we may have confidence, and not be ashamed before Him at His Coming." (1 John ii.)

Oh, how wrong to say that this precious assurance "Ye have no need that any man teach you," applies to one subject only, namely, Anti-christian error! The word is emphatic-"The same Anointing teacheth you of ALL things," not one thing only.

"Thus saith the Lord, Cursed be the man that trusteth in man, that maketh desh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the Lord." (Jer. xvii.) "Now the Lord is that [or the] Spirit." (2 Cor. iii.)

"Blessed is the man who trusteth in the Lord; and whose hope the Lord is."


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