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ANn SMOKING FLAX. :3 and love in him. For in all that he did and suffered as mediator, we must see " God in him reconciling the world unto himself." What a support to our faith is this, that God the Father, the party offended by our ~ins, is so well pleased with the work of .redemption ! And what a comfort is this, that seeing God's love resteth on Christ as well pleased in him, we may gather that he is as well pleased with us, if we be in him. For his love resteth in a iWhole Christ, in Christ mystical, as well as Christ natural, because he loveth him and us with one love. Let us therefore · embrace him, and in him God's love, and build our faith safely on such a Saviour, who is furnished with so high a commission~-See here for our-comfort an agreement of all the Three Divine Persons: the Father gives a commission to Christ; the Spirit furnishes and sanctifies it : Christ himself executes the office of a mediator. Our redemption is founded on the joint agreement of all the Three. II. The execution of his calling. It is se down here to be n1odest, without making a noise or raising dust by any B2