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Now unto all you that cry so much against revelation, that go under the name of christians, hear
what Christ Jesus saith in Matt. xi. 27 and in Luke x. 22. `All things are given unto me of my
Father; no man knoweth the Son, but the Father; neither knoweth any man the Father but the Son,
and he to whom the Son will reveal him.'
Now here it is clear by Christ's own words, you that deny revelation, know not not the Son nor
the Father; for `no man knoweth the Son the the Father, [mark, no man,] neither knoweth any
man the Father, but the Son, and he to whom the Son revealeth him.' So it is clear that the Son
must reveal himself and his Father to people, if they know them, and they are not known but by
revelation; and they that deny revelation deny that which reveals both Son and Father.
And therefore, take heed you wicked ones, that deny revelation; for it is said in Job xx. 27. `the
heaven shall reveal his iniquity, and the earth shall rise up against him.' And therefore, take heed,
lest the heaven reveal your iniquity, and the earth rise up against you, that deny revelation.
And it is said in Jer. xxxiii. 6. `Behold, saith the Lord, I will give it health, (to wit, Jerusalem,) and
amendment, and I will cure them, and will reveal unto them the abundance of peace and truth.'
Now this amendment, and this health, and this abundance of peace and truth hath the Lord
revealed, and given unto us, blessed be his name forever; and your will want it that deny
And you that deny God's revelation, deprive yourselves of this peace and truth, amendment and
health, though you have the form of godliness and deny the power and spirit that should reveal.
And Nebuchadnezzar, he did not deny revelation, though a heathen; but acknowledged Daniel's
revelation, and acknowledged the God of truth, and that He was the revealer of secrets; and are
not you darker than Nebuchadnezzar, that profess yourselves christians, and you deny revelations
now a-days, and are them that would limit the Son and God, and say, that `there is no revelation
to be looked for now a-days;' then there is no looking for the knowledge of God now a-days: for
there is no knowledge of him but as the Son reveals ham, who is the same to-day as yesterday,
and so forever; and is known by revelation now, as formerly, which we witness.
The apostle Paul, did not preach Christ until the Son was revealed in him Gal. i. 15, 16. where he
saith, `it pleased God to separate him from his mother' womb, and call him by his grace, to reveal
his Son in him, that he might preach him.' So all you that deny revelation, you preach before the
Son of God be revealed in you to preach him. And so, `he that hath not the Son, hath not life,'
saith the apostle John. And `know you not both that Jesus Christ is in you, except ye be
reprobates,' says Paul, and bids them `examine themselves,' in 2 Cor. xiii. and this revelation we
Whereas, you may object and say, `secret things belong to the Lord, but the things revealed
belong to us,' etc.
But you must see what thing is revealed to you, and to your children; for was not the law revealed
to Moses: and did not the Jews by the sprit of God understand it, and knew it so? and the Lord
revealed himself to David, 2 Sam. vii. 27. and the Lord revealed himself to Samuel, as it 1 Sam.
iii.21. and God is the same, and changes not.
And in Isa. xl. 5. he saith, `the glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it
together, the mouth of the Lord hath spoken it.' [Mark,] all flesh shall see this revelation. And you
that deny revelation, how can you see this glory of the Lord without revelation, which that mouth
of the Lord hath spoken? [mark,] `the glory of the Lord shall be revealed;' it was to come: and
they that see this glory of the Lord, must know it be revelation,as the Lord hath spoken, and
which we witness.
And in Isa. xl. 1. `who hath believed our report? and to whom is the arm of the Lord revealed?'
now, can any know the arm of the Lord, and believe that report of him, but as it is revealed; and
as it is revealed, they will know the powerful arm of the Lord, which we witness.
And in John. xii. 38. where was the fulfilling of the prophet Isaiah's prophecy, who said, `Lord,
who hath believed out report?' therefore, it is said, `he hath blinded their eyes, and hardened their
hearts.' And therefore, are not your hearts hardened, and your eyes blinded, that deny the
revelation of the Son of God? and your belief is but like the pharisees in the letter, that stand
against the revelation of the Son of God, who is the foundation, and the rock of this age, as of the
former ages.And in Isa. lvi. 1. `thus saith the Lord, keep ye judgment, and no justice, for my
salvation is at hand to come and my righteousness to be revealed; [mark, to be revealed.] Now,
can any know God's salvation, or his righteousness, but by the revelation of the Son? (Christ saith,
`they cannot,') and they that do know salvation , and the righteousness revealed must keep
judgment and do justice; and they that do not, will deny revelation, and true judgment and justice.
And Christ saith, in Matt. x. 26. `there is nothing covered that shall not be revealed, nor hid that
shall not be known.' Now, are not all things covered and hidden unto you until they be revealed?
[mark, revealed.] And how do you know any thing, but by revelation? and herein we witness
Christ hath the glory, who reveals himself and the Father: and they that deny revelation, know
nothing as they ought to know, but follow and own sprits, and see nothing.And doth not the
apostle say, in 1 Cor. ii. 9. `the things which eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither came it into
man's heart, which God hath prepared for them that love him; but God hath revealed them unto us
by his spirit.' Therefore, can ye know any things of the things of God, which God hath prepared
for them that love him, which can neither be seen nor heard but by the revelation of God's spirit?
And the apostle (moreover) saith, `the things of God knoweth no man, but the spirit of God.'
[Mark,] no man know the things of God, but by the spirit of God, which was in the apostles,
which revealed the things of God to them, which now also must reveal the things of God to
people, if they know them, which we witness. And are not ye the ministers of the letter only, that
deny the revelation of the the spirit of God, that the apostles were in, to be expected now a-days?
therefore, you will never know the things of God, but buy his spirit of revelation, no man of you
See 1 Cor. ii. 10, 11, 14. `for the natural man perceived not the things of God, they are
foolishness to him, neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.' And [mark,]
that spiritual discerning must be with the spirit that reveals them, which was that the apostle was
in, and we witness; and you say, `ye have it not, and it must not be looked for now a-days.'
And Christ saith, in Mat. xi. 25, 26 and in Luke x. 21.`I thank thee, O Father, Lord God of heaven
and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise, learned men of understanding, and
hast revealed them unto babes, even so Father because it so pleaseth thee.' Is it not so now? Is not
the revelation of the Son hidden from the wise, and the learned, and men of understanding? and
do not many of them make a mock at it? but Jesus rejoiced in sprit, and thanks God for this
revelation as you may see in Luke, which he had revealed to babes, who were the learners of him;
and he doth the same still, thought it is hid from your eyes: and we and many babes can praise
God for this revelation of his Son in usthough many of you make a mock at it.
And in Mat. xvi. 16, 17. Peter said, `thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God: Jesus answered
and said unto him, blessed art thou Simon the Son of Jona, for flesh and blood hath not revealed
this unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven.' [Mark,] flesh and blood had not revealed, that
Jesus Christ was the Son of God, unto Peter, but the Father, which is heaven.
And you that deny revelation now a-days, can any of you know Jesus Christ, the Son of the living
God, without the Son or the Father reveal him, which is in heaven? nay, and if ye say ear, are not
you such, that are thieves and robbers, and climb up another way than by the door Christ? for
Christ tells you, `no man knows the Father, but by revelation,' and is not all your talking of Christ,
but imagination, and the revelation of flesh and blood, that deny the revelation of the Son of God
by his spirit.
And in Luke ii, 26. Simeon was a just man, and had waited for the consolation of Israel, and the
Holy Ghost was upon him and the revelation was given him of the Holy Ghost, that he should not
see death before he had seen the Lord Jesus Christ, which revelation as fulfilled in the same
And now can any see the Lord Jesus Christ, but by the revelation of the Holy Ghost? or can any
call him Lord, but by the Holy Ghost.
Now the pharisees had the scriptures of the Old Testament, as you have of the new. These wise
learned men, that had their Hebrew, Greek, and Latin, who made a great talk that Christ was to
come then, as you do now, that his is come, but it is clear, as Christ saith, neither you nor any
others can know him, but by revelation, as Peter, and Paul, and Simeon, knew him by revelation
and the rest of the disciples, whom Christ calls babes. Nay, further, in Luke ii. 32. Simeon saith,
speaking of Christ, that `he was a light to be revealed to the Gentiles, and the glory of my people,
And now mark, all ye that stumble so much about Christ, the light, which lighteth every one that
cometh into the world, who is the glory of Israel; it seems Christ the light is not revealed to you,
your darkness cannot comprehend it, which we witness and believe in, and see this glory of Israel,
and so are become children of the light: and so you are they that stumble at the light at noonday,
and at revelation, for all your learning and knowledge of tongues, wisdom, and understanding;
this light to be revealed to the Gentiles you stumble at, which is revealed, we witness, blessed be
the Lord forever, to wit, Christ Jesus, the light, which lighteth every man that cometh into the
And you may see Christ was revealed to old Hannah the prophetess, when she was eighty-four
years old, and she confessed Christ, and spake of him `to all that looked for redemption in Israel.'
And in Luke xvii. 30. `IN the day when the Son of man shall be revealed (to wit,) from heaven.'
And in 2 Thess. i. 7, 8. `when the Lord Jesus Christ shall be revealed from heaven with his mighty
angels in flaming fire, rendering vengeance unto them that know not God, and which obey not the
gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ, which shall be punished with everlasting perdition from the
presence of the Lord, and from the glory of his power, when he shall come to be glorified in his
saints, and to be made marvellous in all them that believe.' Now you that deny revelation, and say
revelation is ceased, and must not be looked for now a-days, consider this, the revelation of Jesus
from heaven in flaming fire, rendering vengeance upon all them that know not God, and believe
not his gospel, the power of God: and Christ tells you, that you do not know God nor the Son,
but by revelation, therefore, consider what a condition you are in: for in the days of Christ in his
flesh, he was known by revelation; and after his resurrection and coming again, it is by revelation
that he is known, as you may read, 2 Thess. i. Luke xvii. And the apostle saith, in Rom. i. 17. `the
righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith, as it is written, the just shall live by faith; for
the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men,
which hold the truth in unrighteousness.' Now you that deny revelation and say that revelation is
ceased nowadays, you cannot know the righteousness of God, which is revealed from faith to
faith; neither can you know the true faith by which the just lives, but by revelation, then your are
not like to preach is, which we witness.
And do you not think ye must know the wrath of God, revealed from heaven against all
ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness? and what do you
hold the truth of the prophets and Christ, and the apostles in, but in unrighteousness: who say,
you have ot the same power and sprit which the prophets and apostles had, be sure this revelation
of his wrath will come upon you.
And in Rom. viii. 18. `I count the afflictions of this present time are not worthy of the glory which
shall be revealed in us;' now mark, this glory was to be revealed, which was not then revealed, but
it shall be revealed, therefore, can you be partakers of any of this glory, but by revelation? for the
fervent desire of the creature waiteth when the Son of God should be revealed. Now mark, doth
any know this state of the Son of God, but by the revelation of God: if you say you do, you know
it by another spirit and way than the apostles did, which cannot be the truth birth, but the birth
born of the flesh, which will persecute him that is born of the spirit, which we have felt sufficiently
And in 1 Cor. iii. 13. hear you that deny revelation, what the apostle saith, `every man's work shall
be made manifest; for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire,and the fire shall
try every man's work of what sort it is;' and do you think you can deny this revelation by fire? that
will try every man's work of what sort is: this day and revelation by fire is not yet come to your
that deny revelation (for your works are not so tried,) which day will come.
And in 1 Cor. xiv. 29, 30. `let the prophets speak, two or three, and let the other judge, and if any
things be revealed to another that sitteth by, let the first hold his peace." Now this was the order
in the church of Christ. Now you that deny revelation, which is an office here in the church, that
people should speak, or preach, or prophesy one after another what was revealed unto them, as
the apostle did and exhorted to, another should hold his peace, this would be counted disorder
among you that deny revelation: so you speak and preach that which was revealed to others, and
not to yourselves, so are not you as those who used their tongues and said, `thus saith the Lord,'
whom the Lord never spoke unto, but reproves such.
And the apostle saith, in Gal. iii. 23. `but before faith came we were kept under the law, and shut
up unto the faith which should afterwards be revealed.' Mark, you that deny revelation nowadays,
are not you shut up? can you have any true faith, but by the revelation of Christ, who is the author
and finisher of faith? for doth not the apostle say, that they themselves were shut up under the
law, and unto the faith which should be afterwards, revealed, and who reveals this faith? is it not
Christ, who is the author and finisher of it? therefore hath any one true faith but by revelation,
according to the apostles doctrine? which we witness to the glory of Christ.
And the apostle saith in Ephes. iii. 3, 5. `that God by revelation hath shewed this mystery unto me,
which in other ages was not opened unto the sons of men, as it is now revealed unto the apostles
and prophets by the spirit. here you may see again, that which was revealed to the prophets and
apostles by the spirit of God, they declared which was no opened to the sons of men before, but
opened by the revelation of the spirit to them; here the apostle owneth Christ's words, that the
Father and the Son are known by revelation, and you that deny revelation nowadays, follow your
own spirits, and see nothing, like the false prophets of old, and follow not the spirit that revealed
that mystery to the apostle, nor Christ, who doth reveal himself and the Father.
And in 2 Thess. ii. 3, 4. it is said, `and that man of sin be revealed, even the son of perdition, that
exalts himself above all that is called of God, and sits in the temple of God: and now ye know
what withholdeth, that he might be revealed in his time, and then shall the wicked man be revealed
whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of his mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of
his coming.' Now here the apostle tells them, this revelation was to come, and this destruction
upon this son of perdition, that sat in the temple of God, and exalts himself above all that is called
God: what temple of God is this, think you? look within where this man of sin sits: and not the
saints the temple of God, which own revelation? but doth not he sit in your temples, and make
you deny this revelation? the son of perdition that sits in your temple, and makes you deny the
revelation of the son of God there, and exalts himself above all this is called God, and his
revelation in you, and tells you it is ceased, and you must look for no such thing in your age, and
letteth here until he be taken out of the way. And can any one know this man of sin, that son of
perdition, (that is exalted above all that is called God, and sits in his temple,) but by the revelation
of God's spirit, as the apostle was in? for the apostle saith, `that which may be known of God, is
manifest in them.' Rom. 1. 19.
And the apostle saith, then shall the wicked man be revealed, whom God shall consume with the
spirit of his mouth, and shall abolish with the brightness of his coming. Do you think that this man
of sin in you, will let you own this revelation of God to consume him? nay, the apostle saith, `let
no man deceive you by any means; for the day shall not come except there be a departing first,
and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition.'
So you that deny revelation to be nowadays, do not you deceive people of that day, and revelation
of the son of perdition, and the revelation of the Son of God? But that day of revelation is come,
blessed by the Lord that he is revealed, and you are discovered that deny revelation: so it is plain,
by the apostle's words, that you can neither know the things of God, nor Christ, nor the man of
sin, but by revelation, and consider what condition your are in, that say, there is no revelation to
be looked for nowadays.
And Peter saith, 1 Pet. i. 5.. `ye are kept by the power of God through faith unto salvation, which
is ready to be revealed at the last time.' Now, consider, ye that deny revelation; do not you deny
the faith and salvation to them that are kept by the power of God through faith, which was to be
revealed in the last time? doth any know faith or salvation, but by revelation, as it is revealed in
this our age, to as many as wait for his appearance? and the apostle, speaking of Christ, and as
some searching the scriptures, when or what time the spirit which testified of Christ, which was in
them , should declare the suffering so that should come unto Christ, and the glory which should
follow, unto whim it was revealed that not unto themselves, but unto us, (to wit,) the apostles,
mark here, this was known by revelation, and can any know it, think you, without revelation of
the same spirit, (to wit,) Christ and his glory, as it 1 Pet. i. 5, 11 as it was revealed to them.
And in 1 Pet. iv. 13. `but rejoice, inasmuch, as ye are partakers of Christ's sufferings, that when
his glory shall be revealed, ye many be glad and rejoice.' Now mark, ye that deny revelation, here
is the glory of Christ, which should be revealed, which should glad and rejoice the saints, and you
that deny revelation, deny that glory of Christ that glads and rejoiceth the saints, that is to be
revealed to them.
And in 1 Pet. v. 1., `the elders which are amongst you, I beseech, who am also an elder, and a a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and also a partaker of the glory that shall be revealed,' [mark,] that shall be revealed, it was not then, so here was a revelation of glory to come. And you that deny revelation to yourselves
nd others nowadays, deny the saints of their glory that comes by revelation, which the saints them
and we now, do witness, blessed be the Lord forever. And your denial of revelation is little worth,
if ye deny God, and Christ, and the scriptures, and the things of God which are not known, but by
revelation of that spirit the apostles were in , and this we are witnesses of.
And Amos iii. 7. `surely the Lord God will do nothing, but he revealeth his secrets to his servants
the prophets.' And ye that deny revelation nowadays, what will ye deny that God hath any
servants or prophets nowadays? it seems that you are none of his servants nor prophets that have
none of God's secrets revealed unto you, and deny revelation; but his servants must tell you, that
God is the same that ever he was, and there is a God in heaven that doth reveal secrets, as you
may see in Daniel's confession, and the apostles'.
And the apostle saith, Rom. ii. 5. `thou after thy hardness and impenitent hearts heapest up unto
they self wrath against the day of wrath, and revelation of the righteous judgments of God.' This
revelation of the righteous judgments of God, that day you will know that deny revelation; and
that day you must know by revelation and judgment.
And the apostle saith, in Rom. xvi. 25. `now to him that is of power to establish you according to
my gospel and preaching of Jesus Christ, by the revelation of the mystery, which was kept secret
since the world began.' Now you that deny revelation, what, will ye make people believe that ye
shall know the mystery of Christ and his gospel, (which hath been kept secret since the world
began) without revelation? which the apostle Peter saith, 1 Pet. i. 12. `this mystery was known by
revelation, which gospel is the power of God, and came down from heaven.' Rom. i. 16. which is
according to Christ's words, `no man knoweth the Father, but the Son, and he to whom the Son
And ye may see in 1 Cor. xiv. 26. `when the church are together, such as had a doctrine, a tongue,
or revelation, or interpretation, let all things be done unto edifying.' So this was and is the practice
and order in the church of Christ, which he is the head of, (to wit, revelation,) which we witness,
though some deny it.
And the apostle saith to the Galatians, Gal. i. 11, 12. `now I certify you brethren, that the gospel
which was preached by me was not after man, for neither received I if of man, [mark,] neither was
I taught it, but by the revelation of Jesus Christ.' Now all you that deny revelation nowadays, do
not you deny the same gospel which the apostle preached, which gospel he saith, `is the power of
God.' Rom. i. And then is not your gospel after man? and have not you been taught it, and
received it of man, that is, not taught it by the revelation of Jesus Christ; for the gospel being the
power of God, can any receive it but by the revelation of Jesus Christ? and do not they preach
themselves, and not the gospel, that deny the revelation of the gospel of Jesus Christ nowadays?
and the apostle was learnt as well as any of you before he was converted, but he counted all that
as dross and dung to the excellency of Christ which was revealed in him; so they that preach
Christ's gospel to togther, that have it by revelation Christ hath the glory, though they may be
persecuted by them that deny revelation, and have what they have from man.
And the apostle saith to the Ephesians, Eph. i. 17. `that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the
Father of glory might give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation, through the knowledge
of him, that the eyes of your understandings might be enlightened, that ye may know what is the
hope of his calling, and what is the riches of his glorious inheritance in his saints.' Now here all
you that deny revelation, may see what the apostle prays for, `the spirit of wisdom and revelation;'
and are not all your eyes shut that deny revelation, and see not the hope of Christ's calling, nor
what is the riches of his glorious inheritance in his saints; but mark, whom might give people this
spirit of wisdom and revelation, the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory? to him was
the church, and now is to look unto for the spirit of wisdom and revelation, by which their eyes
were enlightened, by which they know the hope of their calling, and the riches of Christ's glorious
inheritance in his saints. And you that deny the spirit of wisdom and revelation now in your time
to yourselves and others, are far off praying for this spirit of wisdom and revelation, as the apostle
was to open your hearers' eyes and understanding, and your own: so in denying revelation, you
keep both your own and theirs shut from that glory the saints did and do enjoy.
And in 1 Pet. i. 13. in his general epistle, `wherefore gird up the loins of your minds, be sober, and
trust perfectly in the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ:' [mark,]
this the saints were to do then, and so they are now to do the same, to have the loins of their
minds girded up, and to be sober, and to trust perfectly on the grace that is brought unto them by
the revelation of Jesus Christ. So all that know this grace, they know how they received it by the
revelation of Jesus Christ; for grace and truth comes by Jesus Christ, as the law did by Moses: and
this is the grace that brings salvation, and which hath appeared to all men, and taught the saints,
though many there be that turn this grace of God into wantonness, and walk despitefully against
the spirit of grace, and set up a heap of teachers after their own lusts, from whence wars arise,
and then say revelation is ceased in their day and time; but such, the loins of the minds are neither
girded up, neither are they sober, nor trust perfectly on the grace that is brought by the revelation
of Jesus, which the saints then and we now do witness, blessed by his name forever. Here you
may see by the apostle, that you do not know the grace of Christ and his gospel, but by revelation.
And Peter further speaks, that Christ was revealed unto them, and the gospel which they preached
by the Holy Ghost, was send down from heaven, [mark,] was send down from heaven; and
therefore, where have you your gospel now, that deny revelation, and say it is ceased.
And in Rev. i. `the revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto John,' as you may see at large
what the revelations are in his book, but you see nothing of them that deny the spirit of revelation
now in you days; and Christ saith, `he opens and no man shuts, and he shuts no man can open:
and no man in heaven, nor in the earth, nor under the earth was able to open the book, neither to
look thereon, which made John to weep;' but it was said unto him, `behold the lion which is of the
tribe of Judah, the root of David hath obtained to open the book, and to loose the seals thereof.'
Therefore, all look unto him who opens the book of the law and the prophets, and the book of
conscience, and the book of life; that you may see your names written therein; and reveals grace,
faith, the gospel, himself and the Father, and his glory, and the things of God by his spirit; so he is
worthy to be waited upon, (who reveals by his spirit,) and not upon them who deny revelation:
and likewise, who reveals unto you the man of sin, the son of perdition, who sits in the temple of
God, above all that is called God, whom he (to wit, Christ,) will destroy; and also, he reveals his
wrath, judgments and indignation upon all the disobedient, and such as hold the truth in
unrighteousness, and not in the spirit of revelation that the apostles were in; and such as hold the
truth in unrighteousness many plead for the body of sin and death, and the old man with his
imperfections to the grave, where there is no repentance, where they and he may be buried in the
In 1 Sam. iii. 7. `Now Samuel yet did not know the Lord, neither yet was the word of the Lord
revealed to him, and the Lord revealed himself to Samuel,' ver. 21. so can you know the word of
the Lord, or the Lord, but as the Lord reveals it? or can you know the Father or the Son, but by
revelation. Luke. x. 22.
And in Isa. xl. 5. `the glory of the Lord shall be revealed, all flesh shall see it together.' Now can
any see the glory of the Lord, but by revelation? `who hath believe our report, and to whom is the
arm of the Lord revealed.' Now doth any know the arm of the Lord, or believe the report of
Christ, but by revelation, Isa. liii. 1. and John xii. 38. `for my salvation is near to come, and my
righteousness to be revealed.' Now doth any know God's salvation, and his righteousness, but as it
is revealed, Isa. lvi. 1. and Christ saith, `there is nothing covered that shall not be revealed, nor hid
that shall not be known,' etc. so are not you all covered and the things of God hid from you that
deny revelation? Matt. x. 26. And in Luke ii. `the thoughts of the heart are revealed by Christ.'
And in Luke xvii. 30. `when the Son of man shall be revealed.' and in Rom. viii. 18. the apostle
said, `he reckoned all sufferings as nothing to the glory which should be revealed in them.' And in
1 Cor. ii. 10. `and that which hear hath not heard, nor eye hath not seen, God hath revealed unto
the apostle, the deep things of God:' so the things of God are not known but as they are revealed
by his spirit; and if any thing be revealed to another that sits by, let the first hold his peace: so the
man of sin and the wicked one is not known, but as he is revealed; so you do not know the word
of faith, the light, the glory of the Lord, the arm of the Lord, salvation, the righteousness of God,
the things of God, nor the Father, the wrath of God, your own thoughts, nor the man of sin, the
wicked one in your temple, but as they are revealed, you do not know the grace of God, but by
revelation, 1 Pet. 1. 13. nor you do not know the mystery which was kept secret since the world
began, but by revelation, Rom. xvi. 25. neither do you know the righteous judgments of God, but
by revelation, Rom. ii. 5. and thought the Jews had the scriptures, yet they know not Christ the
And the gospel the apostle did not receive of man, nor by man, but by the revelation of Jesus
Christ. Gal. i. 12.
Now can you, or any man know this gospel by the power of God, that brings life and immortality to light, but by divine revelation: and do not you that deny revelation, deny the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ; for Christ saith, `when the Son of man shall be revealed, that the world should be doing as in the says of Noah, etc. and when Lord went of our Sodom.' Luke. xvii. 30. And saith the apostle, `when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with his might angles in flaming fire, taking vengeance upon all them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ, when he shall come to be glorified in his saints.' and here again, you that deny revelation, do not you deny the Lord Jesus, his being revealed from heaven with his mighty angles, and glorified in his saints, and are such that know know God, that he will take vengeance upon in flaming fire; for how can you know God and Christ, but by revelation, seeing Christ tells you, ye cannot know him honor his Father, but by revelation. 2 Thes. i. 7, 8. G.F.