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for doCtrine, for reproof]

for correction, for inftruHon in

earch

the Scriptures; for in

ye have eternal
teftify

ROM

life

child thou

Scriptures,

which

them ye

think:

and they are they which

of me.
a

righteous-

j h*v.

known the
able to make

haft

are

3 q.

holy
thee

pen thou mine

eyes, that

may behold!

wondrous things out of thy law.


Psalm

hy word
unto

light

is

my

lamp unto

my

path.

he word of God

is

cxix. 18.

feet,

and

P SALMC xix. *.

quick and powerful, and

(harper than any two-edged fword, piercing

even to the dividing afunder of foul and


fpirit,

and of the

joints

and marrow, and

is

a difcerner of the thoughts and intents o

the heart.

Heb.

iv. 12.

ife and immortality are brought to light by


the gofpel.

Tim.

i.

10.

I
o prophecy of the fcripture
interpretation,
in old

men
the

81

of

of any private

For the prophecy came not

time by the will of

God

is

man: but holy

fpake as they were

Holy Ghoft.

moved by

PETEB

i.

20, 21.

hou

(halt love the

Lord thy God with

thy heart, and with


all

This

thy mind.

unto

it.

Thou

On

thyfelf.

hang

all

the

is

And

commandment.

and great

firft

fecond

the

this

like

is

malt love thy neighbour

thefe

two

as!

commandments

the law and the prophets.


Matt.

all

thy foul, and with

all

mall

difciples, if

all

men know

xxii. 37

40.

that ye are

myl too:

ye have love one to another.


John

xiii. 35.

e kindly affedlioned one to another with brotherly love

in

honour preferring one another.]


Kom.

harity

fuffereth long,

envieth not

and

is

xii. 10.

kind

charity vaunteth not

not puffed up, doth not behave


feemly, feeketh not her

provoked, thinketh no

own,
evil

is

charit
itfelf,

itfelf

not

is

un-

eafily

rejoiceth not

in

but rejoiceth in

iniquity,

beareth

hopeth
rity

things,

all

all

things, endureth

never

faileth

all

fail

be knowledge,

it

now

faith,

fhall

Lord,
lefits

me

ntyf$)ul

blefs his holy

my

who

foul,

ho healeth

all

eemeth thy

life

thy

And!

charity,

is

Cob.

and

all

thefej

charity.

xiii.

48,

all

name.

and forget not

forgiveth

therei

vanifh away.

hope,

but the greateft of thefe

less the Lord,

Cha-

things.

whether

within

whether there

be tongues, they {hall ceafe

three

truth

things,!

all

but whether there be

prophecies, they {hall

abideth

the

believeth

13.

that

is

Blefs the
all his

be-

thine iniquities

difeafes

who

from deftru&ion

re-

who

rowneth thee with lovingkindnefs and tener mercies

ood things

->

who

fatiffieth

fo that

ike the eagle's


t>

thy

thy youth

mouth with
is

renewed
...

VsAJLU cm.

g
5.

that

men would

praife the

Lord

[goodnefs, and for his wonderful


I

the children of men.

en ought always

for hisl

works

Psalm

to pray

and not to

evii. 8.

faint.

Luke

|e careful for nothing

to

xviii.

but in every thing by

[prayer and fupplication with thankfgivingJ


I

let

your requefts be made known unto God.

[And the peace of God, which

pafTeth

all

underftanding, mall keep your hearts and

minds through Chrift Jefus.

Phil y

sk, and

it

[mail find

/ou
I

for

mall be given you

knock, and

everyone

it

fhall

it

feek,

and ye

be opened unto

that afkech receiveth;]

and he that feeketh findeth

[knocked!

6j 7

mall be opened.

and to him that|


Matt

vii

?>

eek. ye the

Lord while he may be found,

ye upon him while he

is

near.
Isaiah

aiting

A it on the Lord

eall

lv. 6.

ttpngoir

be of good courage

le fhall ftrcngthen thine heart

and

wait, I fay,
|

on the Lord.

est

in the

fret

PsALM

Lord, and wait patiently

not thyfelf becaufe of him

pereth in his

xxvii

for

who

way, becaufe of the man

him
prof-

who

bringeth wicked devices to pafs.


Psalm

he Lord

is

xxxvii. 7.

good unto them that wait

him, to the foul that feeketh him.

good

that

man

(hould

both

for

It

hope and

quietly wait for the falvation of the Lord.


Lam.
6

(V

is

iii.

2$, 26.

H ether

therefore ye eat, or drink, or what-

soever ye do, do

all

to the glory of
I

OR ye

God

are God's.

onsider the ravens:


nor reap

in

CoE> vL zo

youri

Mititutt af
I

therefore I

your body, and

in

which

God.

X. 31.

are bought with a price:

[glorify
jfpirit,

COK.

for they neither

fow

which neither have ftorehoufe

and

nor barn;

God

them: how

feedeth

[much more

are ye better than the fowls

And which

of you with taking thought can

add to

his ftature

one cubit

[not able to do that thing

[lilies

fpin

how
not

Solomon
like

they grow

and yet

which

thefe.

they
fay

in al! his glory

one of

If ye then be

take ye thought for the rest

is

leaft,

why

Confider the
toil

not, they

unto you, that

was not arrayed


T
Luke

xii.

24

2*.

HE Lord
cies are

is

good to

over

all

all

his

and

his tender

mer-

works.
VSAIiM Cxlv.

ft

9.

7*

re not two fparrows


and one of them

lhall

without your Father.

your head are

all

fold for a farthing

not

fall

on the ground

But the very

numbered.
Matt.

hey

hairs ol

that truft in the

Lord mail be

x. 29, 30.

as

mount

Zion, which cannot be removed, but abideth


for ever.

Psalm

he Lord

is

of trouble
111

him

good, a ftrong hold in the

and he knoweth them that

i.

da)j

trufl

NAHUMi.7.

'

as ting

exxv.

all

your care upon him

careth for you.

for

lPEmM

aith

is

lit

the fubftance of things hoped for,

the evidence of things not feen.


Heb.

Esus anfwered and


the

faid

work of God,

whom

he hath

ooking unto

that ye believe

w
John

who

him endured the

ithout

is fet

faith

vi. 29.

Jefus the author and finifher

before

the throne of

is

on him

faith

mame, and

unto them, This

fent.

of our

xi. i.

for the joy that

down

hand of

Heb.

xii. 2.

impoffible to pleafe

for

he that cometh to

he

is,

and that he

God muft

is

fet

crofs, defpifing the


at the right

God.

it is

was

him

believe that

a rewarder of

them

that diligently feek him.


Heb.

xi. 6.

|y grace are ye faved through faith


Inot of yourfelves

the gift of

it is

and that

God.

Eph.

Ior

in

Jefus

Chrift

neither

lavaileth anything nor


[faith

which worketh by

Iven

fo

faith, if

it

8.

ii.

circumcifion

uncircumcifion, but
love.

Gal

hath not works,

being;
o alone.

is

T
James

11.

dead,
17.

tpntmtt
or godly forrow worketh repentance
falvation not

>

to

to

be repented of ; but the

forrow of the world worketh death.


2

Coe.

vii. 10.

say unto you,

that likewife joy (hall be in

heaven over one firmer that repenteth, more


than

ninety and

over

nine juft

which need no repentance.

Luke

perfons,
xv.

7.

nan.
e that covereth his fins fhall not profper

but whofo confeffeth and forfaketh them

have mercy,

fhall

acknowledged my
iniquity
fefs

my

have

fin

not hid

unto thee, and mine

tranfgreffions unto the

thou forgaveft the iniquity of

Lord

we

confefs our fins, he

to forgive us our fins,

jail

unrighteoufnefs.

is

and

my fin.
Psalm

con-

I faid, I will

faithful

xxxii. 5.

and

juft

and to cleanfe us from


iJohni

U|0linM8
E fhall therefore be holy, for

am

Lev.

ut

as

he which hath called you

it is

4$

holy, fol

is

manner of converfation ;I
for I amj
written, Be ye holy

be ye holy in
becaufe

holy

xi.

all

n ty*

Petek

i." ifj,

16.

@Iuti0ttlthough

affliftion

cometh not

forth

of]

the duft, neither doth trouble fpring out oil

the ground
[

yet

as the fparks fly

ut though he

man

is

born unto trouble,

upward.

caufe

JoB v

grief,

yet

will

hel

have companion according to the multitude!


of his

mercies.

willingly,

For he doth not

afflir|

nor grieve the children of men.


Lam.

iii.

32, 33.

4$^

mull, through

into the

ok

much

tribulation,

kingdom of God.

Acts

enter

xiv. 22.

reckon that the fufferings of this prefent

time are not worthy to be compared with


the glory

which

(hall

be revealed in us.
Rom.

or our

light affliction,

moment, worketh

which

for us

is

viii. 18.

but for a

more ex-

a far

ceeding and eternal weight of glory.


2

ehold, happy
correc~r.eth

is

the

Cor.

iv. 17.

man whom God

therefore defpife not thou the

haftening of the Almighty.

lessed are they that mourn

for they fhall

be comforted.

OR

whom

the

Lord loveth he

even as a father the fon


ligbteth.

in

correcteth,

whom

he de-

God

F ye endure chaftening,

you

as with fons

for

what fon

the father chafteneth not

many

as I love, I

dealeth with

nd Samuel

faid,

whom

rebuke and chaften ; be

zealous therefore, and repent.

ED

he

is

Arelr

Rjjv

rente.

Hath

the

Lord

as great

delight in burnt offerings and facrifices, as


in

to

obeying the voice of the Lord

obey

is

better

hearken than the

fat

than

F ye keep

my love

Behold,

facrifice,

of rams.
I

in

8AM. XV.

abide in his love.


John

e are

22.

my commandments, ye mail abide


even as I have kept my Father's

commandments, and

my

command

and to

friends, if

you.

xv. io.

ye do whatfoever
John

xv. 14.

ut

I fay

unto you, That whofoever

with his brother without a caufe

n danger of the judgment

angry

is

be

fhall

and whofoever

mall fay to his brother, Raca, fhall be

danger of the council


say,

Thou

fool, (hall

but whofoever

be

danger of

in

fire.

in

fhall

hell

1UATT. V. 22,

e that

is

flow to anger

is

better than the!

mighty; and he that ruleth


he that taketh a

soft

anfwer

grievous words

city.

Peov.

turneth
ftir

his fpirit than!

away wrath

up anger.

xvi. 32.

butl

Prov xv

QJftssiitji.

now

ye not that ye are the temple of God,

and that the


If any

man

fpirit

of

God

defile the

dwelleth in you

temple of God, him

(hall
is

God

deftroy

which temple ye

holy,

lee fornication
is

for the

Every

without the body

are.
1

therefore your
;

l6> i?

man

doeth

but he that committeth

own

body.

Cor.

upon the earth

CoR

fin that a

fornication finneth againft his

ortify

God

temple of

vi. 18.

members which

are

uncleannefs,

fornication,

inordinate affection, evil concupifcence, and

covetoufnefs,

which

is

idolatry.
Col.

o ye think that the fcripture

The
envy
I

fpirit

faith

that dwelleth in us

iii, g.

in vain,

lufteth to

James

iv. 5.

rath is cruel, and anger is outrageous


who is able to ftand before envy?
Prov.

sound

heart

is

the

life

of the

xxvii. 4.

flefti

envy the rottennefs of the bones.


Prov.

.Kb

but

xiv. 30.

but

hou

not covet thy neighbour's houfeJ

(halt

thou (halt not covet thy neighbour's wife,


nor

nor

his

manfervant, nor

his ox,

nor

his afs,

[thy neighbour's.

OR the love of money

maidfervant,

his

nor any thing that


E

is

the root of

which while fome coveted

after,

xx

is

i?

all evil

they have

erred from the faith, and pierced themfelves

through with many forrows.


i

Tim.

vi. 10.

E that hafteth to be rich hath an evil eye,

and confidereth not that poverty mall come

upon him.

Phov. ixvui.

22.

/flv

nd

be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted,

forgiving

one another, even

as

God

ChriiPs fake hath forgiven you.


Eph.

iv. 32.

for

TAT

nd when ye Hand

praying, forgive,

if

ye

have ought againft any: that your Father

which

alfo

your

in

is

heaven may forgive you

But

trefpaffes.

if

neither will your Father

ye do not forgive,

which

forgive your trefpaffes.

hen came
[oft fhall

forgive

him?

unto him,
times

Mahk

Peter to him, and

my

is

faid,

if

till

I fay

feven times?

Lord, howl

ye forgive

ye forgive not

men

men

xviii. 21, 22.

their trefpaffes,

alfo forgive

you

your

But!

their trefpaffes, neither!


trefpaffes.
14, 1$.

say unto you, Love your enemies,


them

Jefus faith

Matt. vL

26

not unto thee, Until feven

will your Father forgive your

but, Until feventy times feven.

heavenly Father will


if

xi

brother fin againft me, and

Matt,

OR

heaven

in

that curfe you, do

blefs

good to them that


|

ate you,

you and perfecute you

fully ufe

may be
in

and pray for them which defpite-

evil

for

he maketh

his fun to rife

and on the good.


Matt.

enemy be hungry,

thine
^o eat

and

o drink

pon

if

for

he be

give

hey

him bread

thirfty, give

him water

Pbov. xxv.
faid Jefus,

know

Father, forgive them; for

bufinefs

alfo that is flothful in his

him

is

xxiii. 34.

fervent in

erving the Lord.

to

21, 22.

not what they do.

flothful in

that

fire

and the Lord mall reward

his head,

Luke

v. 44, 45.

thou fhalt heap coals of

hee.

en

which

the children of your Father

heaven

n the

that ye

fpirit

bok.xu.h.

work

is

brother

a great waller.
Pbov.

xviii. 9.

ove not

fleep, left

thou come to poverty

open thine eyes, and thou

{halt

with bread.

ealth

be

fatiffied

PfiOV. xx. 13.

gotten by vanity {hall be diminifhed

but he that gathereth by labour {hall increafe.


Prov.

o to the ant, thou fluggard

ways, and be wife

xiii. 11.

confider her

which having no guide,


her meat in

overfeer, or ruler, provideth

the fummer, and gathereth her food in the


harveft.

v n
Pbov.

vi.

8.

[jjarlsgjising.

ow

long wilt thou fleep,

wilt thou arife out of thy fleep

Yet

fleep, a little flumber, a little folding

hands

to fleep

one that

fo {hall

travelleth,

armed man.

when*

fluggard?

thy poverty

of the

come

and thy want


Pbov

little

as

as

an

nd

morning.

in the

before day, he

went

la folitary place,

out, and departed into

and there prayed.


Maek

nd
to

the people

all

him

in the

came

early in the

morning

temple, for to hear him.


Luke

edeeming

i. 3j

xxi. 38.

the time, becaufe the days are

eV ^'

Eph.

v. 16.

nimpttotb
ho hath woe ? who hath forrow ? who
contentions

who

wounds without
eyes

They

hath babbling ?

caufe

who

who

hath rednefs of

wine

that tarry long at the

when
it

it

upon the wine when

it

is

giveth his colour in the cup,

moveth

red,

when

At

the

laft it biteth

and ftingeth

like

an adder.

itfelf aright.

like a ferpent,

Look

they that go to feek mixed wine.

not thou

hath

hath

oe unto them that


morning, that they

rife

may

up early

that continue until night,

till

them.

ine

is

mocker, ftrong drink

and whofoever

is

raging

the drunkard and the glutton (hall


p RO v.

not

is

Prov. XX.

to poverty.

s it

is

v. ii.

deceived thereby

wife.

or

wine inflame
Isaiah

the

in

follow ftrong drink:

come

xxiii. 2J

not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and

that thou bring the poor that are caft out to

thy houfe

when thou

thou cover him


thyfelf

from thine

feeft the

naked, that

and that thou hide not

own

flefh

Isaiah

|se

hofpitality

one

to

another

grudging.
i

lviii. 7.

without

peter

iv. 9.

E not torgetful to entertain ftrangers


I

for

thereby fome have entertained angels un-

aWareS

HEB.xiii.

vt when thou mukeft


|

thee

for

a feafi, call the poor,

the maimed, the lame, the blind

malt be blefled

and thou

cannot recompenfe

for they

thou malt be recompensed

at the

refurredtion of the juft.

Luke

xiv. 13, 14.

ijlttmilitg.

6&
ake my yoke upon you, and learn of me
for I am meek and lowly in heart
and ye
;

fhall find reft

unto your

fouls.

Matt.

then,

your Lord

warned your
lone another's

vSI an example,
\fcJ|done toyou.

feet

ye

feet.

that ye

and
alfo

For

xi t 29.

Mafter, have

ought to warn
have given you

mould do

as

John mu

have

hough

the

Lord be

unto the lowly

high, yet hath he refpe&I

but the proud he knowethj

afar off.

Psalm

OR thus

faith

the high and lofty

inhabiteth eternity, whofe

name

is

cxxxviii. 6.

One

that!

Holy

l|

dwell in the high and holy place, with hi ml


alfo that is

of a contrite and humble fpiritJ

to revive the fpirit of the

humble, and

toj

revive the heart of the contrite ones.


Isaiah

OR whofoever
abafed

exalteth

himfelf

toil i.

mail

bej

and he that humbleth himfelf mallf

be exalted.

ehold, thou
parts

and

make me

to

defireft

in the

truth in the inward

hidden part thou fhalt

know wifdom.

ie not

one to another, feeing that ye have

put

the old

oft'

man

with his deeds,

^^mmmmmi^mm-mmmmmmmmmmm^m^mmm-^ Col. hi. 9,


YiNG lips are abomination to the Lord
^

mmm mmmm

fl

but

they that deal truly are his delight.


Pttnv

etter

is

rightnefs, than

he that

ways,
though
J '
& he be
feed

is

xii. 22.

the poor that walketh in his up-

(hall

is

perverfe in

rich.

his

Pbot. xxvm.

6.

be mighty upon earth:

the

generation of the upright fhall be blefled.


I

Psalm
I

fhall

Psalm

hoso walketh uprightly


is

be for ever.

'

that

the days of the upright

and their inheritance

ui he

cxii. 2,

he Lord knoweth

(hall

perverfe in his

once.

xxxvii. 18.

be faved

ways

(hall

Prov

but

fall

at

xxviii. 18.

nit
1

\W' ye therefore merciful, as your Father alfo


s

merciful.

Luke

n. 36.

4,

xecute

{hew mercy

true judgment, and

and compaffions every

man

to his brother.

Zec

righteous man regardeth


beaft

the

vii. 9.

of

life

his

but the tender mercies of the wicked

are cruel.

less ed

are

Peov.

the

merciful

they mail

for

xii. 10.

obtain mercy.

Matt.

v. 7.

1
o do juftice and judgment
to the

Lord than

vst balances,

is

more acceptable

Fbov.

facrifice.

ephah, and

juft weights, a juft

4 juft hin, mall ye have

xxi. 3.

am

the

Lord

your God, which brought you out of the


land of Egypt.

false balance

Lev.

is

but a juft v eight

xix. 36.

abomination to the Lordis

his delight.
Psov.

^1
4n

g^4^:

oX
'

xi.

asters, give unto your fervants that which


is

la

juft

and equal

Matter

he

faid, It

knowing

Col.

the words of the


is

more

blefied

iv.

to give than to
Acts

liberal

foul

xx,

mail be made fat; and he

that watereth mall be watered alfo himfelf.


Vroy.

Lord Jefus, how

receive.

he

have

that ye alio

heaven.

in

emember

xi. 2<.

or ye know the grace of our Lord Jefus

IChrift, that, though he

was

rich, yet for

lyour fakes he became poor, that ye through

his poverty might be

rich.
2

very man according

heart,

fo let

Ineceffity

him

for

give

God

as
;

Cob.

he purpofeth

viii. 9.

in his

not grudgingly or of

loveth a cheerful giver.


2

Cor.

ix. 7.

lessed

Lord

is

he that coniidereth the poor

will deliver

him

in

the!

time of trouble.
Psalm

xli.

E that hath a bountiful eye {hall be blefl'ed


for he giveth of his bread to the poor.

Pro v.

xxii. q