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Circumcision

Instituted by God — Ge 17:9,10.

Described — Ge 17:11; Ex 4:25.

Enforced by the law — Le 12:3; Joh 7:22.

Called the

Covenant of circumcision. — Ac 7:8.

Circumcision in the flesh. — Eph 2:11.

Concision. — Php 3:2.

A painful and bloody rite — Ex 4:26; Jos 5:8.

Promises to Abraham previous to — Ro 4:9,13.

A seal of the covenant — Ge 17:11; Ro 4:11.

Introductory Jewish ordinances — Ga 5:3.

Outward sign of — Ro 2:28.

Inward grace — Ro 2:29.

Necessary to enjoying the privileges of the Jewish State — Ex 12:48; Eze 44:7.

Was performed

On males home-born and bought. — Ge 17:12,13.

On the eighth day. — Ge 17:12; Le 12:3.

Even on the sabbath day. — Joh 7:22,23.

With knives of flint. — Ex 4:25; Jos 5:3.

By the heads of families. — Ge 17:23; Ex 4:25.

By persons in authority. — Jos 5:3.

In the presence of the family, &c. — Lu 1:58-61.

Accompanied with naming the child — Ge 21:3,4; Lu 1:59; 2:21.

First performed on Abraham and his family — Ge 17:24-27.

Not performed in the wilderness — Jos 5:5.

Performed by Joshua at Gilgal — Jos 5:2,7.

Punishment for neglecting — Ge 17:14; Ex 4:24,26.

Without faith, vain — Ro 3:30; Ga 5:6.

Without obedience, vain — Ro 2:25; 1Co 7:19.

The Jews

Denominated by. — Ac 10:45; Ga 2:9.

Held it unlawful to intermarry with those not of the. — Ge 34:14; Jdj 14:3.

Held no intercourse with those not of the. — Ac 10:28; 11:3; Ga 2:12.

Despised as unclean those not of the. — 1Sa 14:6; 17:26; Mt 15:26,27; Eph 2:11,15.

Sometimes performed on slain enemies — 1Sa 18:25-27; 2Sa 3:14.

Abolished by the gospel — Eph 2:11,15; Col 3:11.

Performed on Timothy as a matter or expediency because of the Jews — Ac 16:3.

Necessity of, denied by Paul — Ga 2:3-5.

Necessity of, asserted by false teachers — Ac 15:24; Ga 6:12; Tit 1:10.

Trusting to, a denial of Christ — Ga 3:3,4; 5:3,4.

Paul denounced for opposing — Ac 21:21.

Saints the true spiritual — Php 3:3; Col 2:11.

Illustrative of

Readiness to hear and obey. — Jer 6:10.

Purity of heart. — De 10:16; 30:6.

Purity of speech. — Ex 6:12.

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