WESTMINSTER SHORTER CATECHISM

WITH PROOF TEXTS
Q. 1. What is the chief end of man? A. Man’s chief end is to glorify God,[1] and to enjoy him forever.[2] Q. 2. What r !e hath "od #i$en to direct s ho% %e ma& #!orif& and en'o& him? A. The Word of God, hich is contained in the !cri"t#res of the $ld and %e Testaments,[&] is the only r#le to direct #s ho e may glorify and enjoy him.['] Q. (. What do the Scri)t res )rinci)a!!& teach? A. The !cri"t#res "rinci"ally teach, hat man is to (elieve concerning God,[)] and hat d#ty God re*#ires of man.[+] Q. *. What is "od? A. God is a !"irit,[,] infinite,[-] eternal,[.] and #nchangea(le,[1/] in his (eing,[11] isdom,[12] "o er,[1&] holiness,[1'] j#stice,[1)] goodness,[1+] and tr#th.[1,] Q. +. Are there more "ods than one? A. There is (#t one only,[1-] the living and tr#e God. [1.] Q. ,. Ho% man& )ersons are there in the "odhead? A. There are three "ersons in the Godhead0 the 1ather, the !on, and the 2oly Ghost3[2/] and these three are one God, the same in s#(stance, e*#al in "o er and glory.[21] Q. -. What are the decrees of "od? A. The decrees of God are, his eternal "#r"ose, according to the co#nsel of his ill, here(y, for his o n glory, he hath foreordained hatsoever comes to "ass.[22] Q. .. Ho% doth "od e/ec te his decrees? A. God e4ec#teth his decrees in the or5s of creation and "rovidence.[2&] Q. 0. What is the %or1 of creation? A. The or5 of creation is, God’s ma5ing all things of nothing, (y the ord of his "o er,[2'] in the s"ace of si4 days, and all very good.[2)] Q. 12. Ho% did "od create man? A. God created man male and female, after his o n image,[2+] in 5no ledge,[2,] righteo#sness, and holiness,[2-] ith dominion over the creat#res.[2.]

Q. 11. What are "od3s %or1s of )ro$idence? A. God’s or5s of "rovidence are, his most holy,[&/] ise,[&1] and "o erf#l[&2] "reserving[&&] and governing[&'] all his creat#res, and all their actions. [&)] Q. 12. What s)ecia! act of )ro$idence did "od e/ercise to%ards man in the estate %herein he %as created? A. When God had created man, he entered into a covenant of life ith him, #"on condition of "erfect o(edience3 for(idding him to eat of the tree of the 5no ledge of good and evil, #"on the "ain of death. [&+] Q. 1(. 4id o r first )arents contin e in the estate %herein the& %ere created? A. $#r first "arents, (eing left to the freedom of their o n ill, fell from the estate herein they ere created, (y sinning against God.[&,] Q. 1*. What is sin? A. !in is any ant of conformity #nto, or transgression of, the la of God.[&-] Q. 1+. What %as the sin %here5& o r first )arents fe!! from the estate %herein the& %ere created? A. The sin here(y o#r first "arents fell from the estate herein they ere created, as their eating the for(idden fr#it.[&.] Q. 1,. 4id a!! man1ind fa!! in Adam3s first trans#ression? A. The covenant (eing made ith Adam,['/] not only for himself, (#t for his "osterity3 all man5ind, descending from him (y ordinary generation, sinned in him, and fell ith him, in his first transgression. ['1] Q. 1-. Into %hat estate did the fa!! 5rin# man1ind? A. The fall (ro#ght man5ind into an estate of sin and misery.['2] Q. 1.. Wherein consists the sinf !ness of that estate %hereinto man fe!!? A. The sinf#lness of that estate hereinto man fell, consists in the g#ilt of Adam’s first sin,['&] the ant of original righteo#sness,[''] and the corr#"tion of his hole nat#re,[')] hich is commonly called original sin3 together ith all act#al transgressions hich "roceed from it.['+] Q. 10. What is the miser& of that estate %hereinto man fe!!? A. All man5ind (y their fall lost comm#nion ith God,[',] are #nder his rath['-] and c#rse,['.] and so made lia(le to all the miseries of this life,[)/] to death[)1] itself, and to the "ains of hell forever.[)2]

Q. 22. 4id "od !ea$e a!! man1ind to )erish in the estate of sin and miser&? A. God, having o#t of his mere good "leas#re, from all eternity, elected some to everlasting life,[)&] did enter into a covenant of grace to deliver them o#t of the estate of sin and misery, and to (ring them into an estate of salvation (y a 6edeemer.[)'] Q. 21. Who is the Redeemer of "od3s e!ect? A. The only 6edeemer of God’s elect is the 7ord 8es#s 9hrist,[))] ho, (eing the eternal !on of God, [)+] (ecame man,[),] and so as, and contin#eth to (e, God and man in t o distinct nat#res, and one "erson, forever.[)-] Q. 22. Ho% did Christ6 5ein# the Son of "od6 5ecome man? A. 9hrist, the !on of God, (ecame man, (y ta5ing to himself a tr#e (ody, and a reasona(le so#l,[).] (eing conceived (y the "o er of the 2oly Ghost, in the om( of the virgin Mary, and (orn of her,[+/] yet itho#t sin.[+1] Q. 2(. What offices doth Christ e/ec te as o r Redeemer? A. 9hrist, as o#r 6edeemer, e4ec#teth the offices of a "ro"het,[+2] of a "riest,[+&] and of a 5ing,[+'] (oth in his estate of h#miliation and e4altation. Q. 2*. Ho% doth Christ e/ec te the office of a )ro)het? A. 9hrist e4ec#teth the office of a "ro"het, in revealing to #s, (y his Word[+)] and !"irit,[++] the ill of God for o#r salvation.[+,] Q. 2+. Ho% doth Christ e/ec te the office of a )riest? A. 9hrist e4ec#teth the office of a "riest, in his once offering #" of himself a sacrifice to satisfy divine j#stice,[+-] and reconcile #s to God,[+.] and in ma5ing contin#al intercession for #s.[,/] Q. 2,. Ho% doth Christ e/ec te the office of a 1in#? A. 9hrist e4ec#teth the office of a 5ing, in s#(d#ing #s to himself, in r#ling and defending #s,[,1] and in restraining and con*#ering all his and o#r enemies. [,2] Q. 2-. Wherein did Christ3s h mi!iation consist? A. 9hrist’s h#miliation consisted in his (eing (orn, and that in a lo condition,[,&] made #nder the la , [,'] #ndergoing the miseries of this life,[,)] the rath of God,[,+] and the c#rsed death of the cross3[,,] in (eing (#ried, and contin#ing #nder the "o er of death for a time.[,-]

Q. 2.. Wherein consisteth Christ3s e/a!tation? A. 9hrist’s e4altation consisteth in his rising again from the dead on the third day,[,.] in ascending #" into heaven,[-/] in sitting at the right hand[-1] of God the 1ather, and in coming to j#dge the orld at the last day.[-2] Q. 20. Ho% are %e made )arta1ers of the redem)tion ) rchased 5& Christ? A. We are made "arta5ers of the redem"tion "#rchased (y 9hrist, (y the effect#al a""lication of it to #s (y his 2oly !"irit.[-&] Q. (2. Ho% doth the S)irit a))!& to s the redem)tion ) rchased 5& Christ? A. The !"irit a""lieth to #s the redem"tion "#rchased (y 9hrist, (y or5ing faith in #s,[-'] and there(y #niting #s to 9hrist in o#r effect#al calling.[-)] Q. (1. What is effect a! ca!!in#? A. :ffect#al calling is the or5 of God’s !"irit, here(y, convincing #s of o#r sin and misery, enlightening o#r minds in the 5no ledge of 9hrist, [-+] and rene ing o#r ills,[-,] he doth "ers#ade and ena(le #s to em(race 8es#s 9hrist,[--] freely offered to #s in the gos"el.[-.] Q. (2. What 5enefits do the& that are effect a!!& ca!!ed )arta1e of in this !ife? A. They that are effect#ally called do in this life "arta5e of j#stification, ado"tion, and sanctification, and the several (enefits hich in this life do either accom"any or flo from them.[./] Q. ((. What is ' stification? A. 8#stification is an act of God’s free grace,[.1] herein he "ardoneth all o#r sins,[.2] and acce"teth #s as righteo#s in 2is sight,[.&] only for the righteo#sness of 9hrist im"#ted to #s,[.'] and received (y faith alone.[.)] Q. (*. What is ado)tion? A. Ado"tion is an act of God’s free grace,a here(y e are received into the n#m(er, and have a right to all the "rivileges, of the sons of God.[.+] Q. (+. What is sanctification? A. !anctification is the or5 of God’s free grace,[.,] here(y e are rene ed in the hole man after the image of God,[.-] and are ena(led more and more to die #nto sin, and live #nto righteo#sness.[..] Q. (,. What are the 5enefits %hich in this !ife do accom)an& or f!o% from ' stification6 ado)tion6 and sanctification? A. The (enefits hich in this life do accom"any or flo from j#stification, ado"tion, and sanctification, are, ass#rance of God’s love,[1//] "eace of

conscience,[1/1] joy in the 2oly Ghost,[1/2] increase of grace,[1/&] and "erseverance therein to the end. [1/'] Q. (-. What 5enefits do 5e!ie$ers recei$e from Christ at death? A. The so#ls of (elievers are at their death made "erfect in holiness,[1/)] and do immediately "ass into glory3[1/+] and their (odies, (eing still #nited in 9hrist,[1/,] do rest in their graves, till the res#rrection.[1/-] Q. (.. What 5enefits do 5e!ie$ers recei$e from Christ at the res rrection? A. At the res#rrection, (elievers, (eing raised #" in glory,[1/.] shall (e o"enly ac5no ledged and ac*#itted in the day of j#dgment,[11/] and made "erfectly (lessed in the f#ll enjoying of God[111] to all eternity.[112] Q. (0. What is the d t& %hich "od re7 ireth of man? A. The d#ty hich God re*#ireth of man, is o(edience to his revealed ill.[11&] Q. *2. What did "od at first re$ea! to man for the r !e of his o5edience? A. The r#le hich God at first revealed to man for his o(edience, as the moral la .[11'] Q. *1. Wherein is the mora! !a% s mmari!& com)rehended? A. The moral la is s#mmarily com"rehended in the ten commandments.[11)] Q. *2. What is the s m of the ten commandments? A. The s#m of the ten commandments is, to love the 7ord o#r God ith all o#r heart, ith all o#r so#l, ith all o#r strength, and ith all o#r mind3 and o#r neigh(or as o#rselves.[11+] Q. *(. What is the )reface to the ten commandments? A. The "reface to the ten commandments is in these ords, I am the Lord thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.[11,] Q. **. What doth the )reface to the ten commandments teach s? A. The "reface to the ten commandments teacheth #s, that (eca#se God is the 7ord, and o#r God, and 6edeemer, therefore e are (o#nd to 5ee" all his commandments.[11-] Q. *+. Which is the first commandment? A. The first commandment is, Thou shalt have no other gods before me.[11.]

Q. *,. What is re7 ired in the first commandment? A. The first commandment re*#ireth #s to 5no and ac5no ledge God to (e the only tr#e God, and o#r God3 and to orshi" and glorify him accordingly. [12/] Q. *-. What is for5idden in the first commandment? A. The first commandment for(iddeth the denying, [121] or not orshi"ing and glorifying, the tr#e God as God,[122] and o#r God3[12&] and the giving of that orshi" and glory to any other, hich is d#e to him alone.[12'] Q. *.. What are %e s)ecia!!& ta #ht 5& these %ords before me in the first commandment? A. These ords before me in the first commandment teach #s, that God, ho seeth all things, ta5eth notice of, and is m#ch dis"leased ith, the sin of having any other God.[12)] Q. *0. Which is the second commandment? A. Tho# shalt not ma5e #nto thee any graven image, or any li5eness of any thing that is in heaven a(ove, or that is in the earth (eneath, or that is in the ater #nder the earth0 Tho# shalt not (o do n thyself to them, nor serve them0 for ; the 7$6< thy God am a jealo#s God, visiting the ini*#ity of the fathers #"on the children #nto the third and fo#rth generation of them that hate me3 And she ing mercy #nto tho#sands of them that love me, and 5ee" my commandments.[12+] Q. +2. What is re7 ired in the second commandment? A. The second commandment re*#ireth the receiving, o(serving, and 5ee"ing "#re and entire, all s#ch religio#s orshi" and ordinances as God hath a""ointed in his Word.[12,] Q. +1. What is for5idden in the second commandment? A. The second commandment for(iddeth the orshi"ing of God (y images,[12-] or any other ay not a""ointed in his Word.[12.] Q. +2. What are the reasons anne/ed to the second commandment? A. The reasons anne4ed to the second commandment are, God’s sovereignty over #s,[1&/] his "ro"riety in #s,[1&1] and the =eal he hath to his o n orshi".[1&2] Q. +(. Which is the third commandment? A. The third commandment is, Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain: for the Lord will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.

Q. +*. What is re7 ired in the third commandment? A. The third commandment re*#ireth the holy and reverent #se of God’s names, titles,[1&'] attri(#tes, [1&)] ordinances,[1&+] Word,[1&,] and or5s.[1&-] Q. ++. What is for5idden in the third commandment? A. The third commandment for(iddeth all "rofaning or a(#sing of anything here(y God ma5eth himself 5no n.[1&.] Q. +,. What is the reason anne/ed to the third commandment? A. The reason anne4ed to the third commandment is, that ho ever the (rea5ers of this commandment may esca"e "#nishment from men, yet the 7ord o#r God ill not s#ffer them to esca"e his righteo#s j#dgment. [1'/] Q. +-. Which is the fo rth commandment? A. The fo#rth commandment is, emember the sabbath day to keep it holy. !i" days shalt thou labor, and do all thy work: but the seventh day is the sabbath of the Lord thy God: in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy manservant, nor thy maidservent, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates: #or in si" days the Lord made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore the Lord blessed the sabbath day, and hallowed it.[1'1] Q. +.. What is re7 ired in the fo rth commandment? A. The fo#rth commandment re*#ireth the 5ee"ing holy to God s#ch set times as he hath a""ointed in his Word3 e4"ressly one hole day in seven, to (e a holy sa((ath to himself.[1'2] Q. +0. Which da& of the se$en hath "od a))ointed to 5e the %ee1!& sa55ath? A. 1rom the (eginning of the orld to the res#rrection of 9hrist, God a""ointed the seventh day of the ee5 to (e the ee5ly sa((ath3[1'&] and the first day of the ee5 ever since, to contin#e to the end of the orld, hich is the 9hristian sa((ath.[1''] Q. ,2. Ho% is the sa55ath to 5e sanctified? A. The sa((ath is to (e sanctified (y a holy resting all that day, even from s#ch orldly em"loyments and recreations as are la f#l on other days3[1')] and s"ending the hole time in the "#(lic and "rivate e4ercises of God’s orshi",[1'+] e4ce"t so m#ch as is to (e ta5en #" in the or5s of necessity and mercy. [1',] Q. ,1. What is for5idden in the fo rth commandment?

A. The fo#rth commandment for(iddeth the omission, or careless "erformance, of the d#ties re*#ired, and the "rofaning the day (y idleness, or doing that hich is in itself sinf#l, or (y #nnecessary tho#ghts, ords, or or5s, a(o#t o#r orldly em"loyments or recreations.[1'-] Q. ,2. What are the reasons anne/ed to the fo rth commandment? A. The reasons anne4ed to the fo#rth commandment are, God’s allo ing #s si4 days of the ee5 for o#r o n em"loyments,[1'.] his challenging a s"ecial "ro"riety in the seventh, his o n e4am"le, and his (lessing the sa((ath day.[1)/] Q. ,(. Which is the fifth commandment? A. The fifth commandment is, $onor thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.[1)1] Q. ,*. What is re7 ired in the fifth commandment? A. The fifth commandment re*#ireth the "reserving the honor, and "erforming the d#ties, (elonging to everyone in their several "laces and relations, as s#"eriors, inferiors, or e*#als.[1)2] Q. ,+. What is for5idden in the fifth commandment? A. The fifth commandment for(iddeth the neglecting of, or doing anything against, the honor and d#ty hich (elongeth to everyone in their several "laces and relations.[1)&] Q. ,,. What is the reason anne/ed to the fifth commandment? A. The reason anne4ed to the fifth commandment is, a "romise of long life and "ros"erity >as far as it shall serve for God’s glory and their o n good? to all s#ch as 5ee" this commandment.[1)'] Q. ,-. Which is the si/th commandment? A. The si4th commandment is, Thou shalt not kill. [1))] Q. ,.. What is re7 ired in the si/th commandment? A. The si4th commandment re*#ireth all la f#l endeavors to "reserve o#r o n life, and the life of others.[1)+] Q. ,0. What is for5idden in the si/th commandment? A. The si4th commandment for(iddeth the ta5ing a ay of o#r o n life, or the life of o#r neigh(or, #nj#stly, or hatsoever tendeth there#nto.[1),]

Q. -2. Which is the se$enth commandment? A. The seventh commandment is, Thou shalt not commit adultery.[1)-] Q. -1. What is re7 ired in the se$enth commandment? A. The seventh commandment re*#ireth the "reservation of o#r o n and o#r neigh(or’s chastity, in heart, s"eech, and (ehavior.[1).] Q. -2. What is for5idden in the se$enth commandment? A. The seventh commandment for(iddeth all #nchaste tho#ghts, ords, and actions.[1+/] Q. -(. Which is the ei#hth commandment? A. The eighth commandment is, Thou shalt not steal. [1+1] Q. -*. What is re7 ired in the ei#hth commandment? A. The eighth commandment re*#ireth the la f#l "roc#ring and f#rthering the ealth and o#t ard estate of o#rselves and others.[1+2] Q. -+. What is for5idden in the ei#hth commandment? A. The eighth commandment for(iddeth hatsoever doth, or may, #nj#stly hinder o#r o n, or o#r neigh(or’s ealth or o#t ard estate.[1+&] Q. -,. Which is the ninth commandment? A. The ninth commandment is, Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor.[1+'] Q. --. What is re7 ired in the ninth commandment? A. The ninth commandment re*#ireth the maintaining and "romoting of tr#th (et een man and man, and of o#r o n and o#r neigh(or’s good name,[1+)] es"ecially in itness@(earing.[1++] Q. -.. What is for5idden in the ninth commandment? A. The ninth commandment for(iddeth hatsoever is "rej#dicial to tr#th, or inj#rio#s to o#r o n, or o#r neigh(or’s, good name.[1+,] Q. -0. Which is the tenth commandment? A. The tenth commandment is, Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor%s house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbor%s wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his o", nor his ass, nor anything that is thy neighbor%s.[1+-] Q. .2. What is re7 ired in the tenth commandment? A. The tenth commandment re*#ireth f#ll

contentment ith o#r o n condition,[1+.] ith a right and charita(le frame of s"irit to ard o#r neigh(or, and all that is his.[1,/] Q. .1. What is for5idden in the tenth commandment? A. The tenth commandment for(iddeth all discontentment ith o#r o n estate,[1,1] envying or grieving at the good of o#r neigh(or, and all inordinate motions and affections to anything that is his.[1,2] Q. .2. Is an& man a5!e )erfect!& to 1ee) the commandments of "od? A. %o mere man, since the fall, is a(le in this life "erfectly to 5ee" the commandments of God, (#t doth daily (rea5 them in tho#ght, ord, and deed.[1,&] Q. .(. Are a!! trans#ressions of the !a% e7 a!!& heino s? A. !ome sins in themselves, and (y reason of several aggravations, are more heino#s in the sight of God than others.[1,'] Q. .*. What doth e$er& sin deser$e? A. :very sin deserveth God’s rath and c#rse, (oth in this life, and that hich is to come.[1,)] Q. .+. What doth "od re7 ire of s6 that %e ma& esca)e his %rath and c rse6 d e to s for sin? A. To esca"e the rath and c#rse of God, d#e to #s for sin, God re*#ireth of #s faith in 8es#s 9hrist, re"entance #nto life,[1,+] ith the diligent #se of all the o#t ard means here(y 9hrist comm#nicateth to #s the (enefits of redem"tion.[1,,] Q. .,. What is faith in 8es s Christ? A. 1aith in 8es#s 9hrist is a saving grace,[1,-] here(y e receive and rest #"on him alone for salvation, as he is offered to #s in the gos"el.[1,.] Q. .-. What is re)entance nto !ife? A. 6e"entance #nto life is a saving grace,[1-/] here(y a sinner, o#t of a tr#e sense of his sin, and a""rehension of the mercy of God in 9hrist,[1-1] doth, ith grief and hatred of his sin, t#rn from it #nto God,[1-2] ith f#ll "#r"ose of, and endeavor after, ne o(edience.[1-&] Q. ... What are the o t%ard and ordinar& means %here5& Christ comm nicateth to s the 5enefits of redem)tion? A. The o#t ard and ordinary means here(y 9hrist comm#nicateth to #s the (enefits of redem"tion are, his ordinances, es"ecially the Word, sacraments, and "rayer3 all hich are made effect#al to the elect for salvation.[1-']

Q. .0. Ho% is the Word made effect a! to sa!$ation? A. The !"irit of God ma5eth the reading, (#t es"ecially the "reaching, of the Word, an effect#al means of convincing and converting sinners, and of (#ilding them #" in holiness and comfort, thro#gh faith, #nto salvation.[1-)] Q. 02. Ho% is the Word to 5e read and heard6 that it ma& 5ecome effect a! to sa!$ation? A. That the Word may (ecome effect#al to salvation, e m#st attend there#nto ith diligence, "re"aration, and "rayer3[1-+] receive it ith faith and love, lay it #" in o#r hearts, and "ractice it in o#r lives.[1-,] Q. 01. Ho% do the sacraments 5ecome effect a! means of sa!$ation? A. The sacraments (ecome effect#al means of salvation, not from any virt#e in them, or in him that doth administer them3 (#t only (y the (lessing of 9hrist, and the or5ing of his !"irit in them that (y faith receive them.[1--] Q. 02. What is a sacrament? A. A sacrament is a holy ordinance instit#ted (y 9hrist3[1-.] herein, (y sensi(le signs, 9hrist, and the (enefits of the ne covenant, are re"resented, sealed, and a""lied to (elievers.[1./] Q. 0(. Which are the sacraments of the Ne% Testament? A. The sacraments of the %e Testament are, (a"tism,[1.1] and the 7ord’s !#""er.[1.2] Q. 0*. What is 5a)tism? A. Aa"tism is a sacrament, herein the ashing ith ater in the name of the 1ather, and of the !on, and of the 2oly Ghost,[1.&] doth signify and seal o#r ingrafting into 9hrist, and "arta5ing of the (enefits of the covenant of grace, and o#r engagement to (e the 7ord’s.[1.'] Q. 0+. To %hom is 9a)tism to 5e administered? A. Aa"tism is not to (e administered to any that are o#t of the visi(le ch#rch, till they "rofess their faith in 9hrist, and o(edience to him3[1.)] (#t the infants of s#ch as are mem(ers of the visi(le ch#rch are to (e (a"ti=ed.[1.+] Q. 0,. What is the :ord3s S ))er? A. The 7ord’s !#""er is a sacrament, herein, (y giving and receiving (read and ine, according to 9hrist’s a""ointment, his death is sho ed forth3[1.,] and the orthy receivers are, not after a cor"oral and carnal manner, (#t (y faith, made "arta5ers of his (ody and (lood, ith all his (enefits, to their s"irit#al no#rishment, and gro th in grace.[1.-]

Q. 0-. What is re7 ired for the %orth& recei$in# of the :ord3s S ))er? A. ;t is re*#ired of them that o#ld orthily "arta5e of the 7ord’s !#""er, that they e4amine themselves of their 5no ledge to discern the 7ord’s (ody, of their faith to feed #"on him, of their re"entance, love, and ne o(edience3 lest, coming #n orthily, they eat and drin5 j#dgment to themselves.[1..] Q. 0.. What is )ra&er? A. Brayer is an offering #" of o#r desires #nto God, [2//] for things agreea(le to his ill,[2/1] in the name of 9hrist,[2/2] ith confession of o#r sins,[2/&] and than5f#l ac5no ledgment of his mercies.[2/'] Q. 00. What r !e hath "od #i$en for o r direction in )ra&er? A. The hole Word of God is of #se to direct #s in "rayer3[2/)] (#t the s"ecial r#le of direction is that form of "rayer hich 9hrist ta#ght his disci"les, commonly called the 7ord’s Brayer.[2/+] Q. 122. What doth the )reface of the :ord3s ;ra&er teach s? A. The "reface of the 7ord’s Brayer, hich is, &ur #ather which art in heaven, teacheth #s to dra near to God ith all holy reverence[2/,] and confidence, [2/-] as children to a father,[2/.] a(le and ready to hel" #s3[21/] and that e sho#ld "ray ith and for others.[211] Q. 121. What do %e )ra& for in the first )etition? A. ;n the first "etition, hich is, $allowed be thy name, e "ray that God o#ld ena(le #s, and others, to glorify him in all that here(y he ma5eth himself 5no n3[212] and that he o#ld dis"ose all things to his o n glory.[21&] Q. 122. What do %e )ra& for in the second )etition? A. ;n the second "etition, hich is, Thy kingdom come, e "ray that !atan’s 5ingdom may (e destroyed3[21'] and that the 5ingdom of grace may (e advanced,[21)] o#rselves and others (ro#ght into it, and 5e"t in it3[21+] and that the 5ingdom of glory may (e hastened.[21,] Q. 12(. What do %e )ra& for in the third )etition? A. ;n the third "etition, hich is, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven, e "ray that God, (y his grace, o#ld ma5e #s a(le and illing to 5no , o(ey, and s#(mit to his ill in all things,[21-] as the angels do in heaven.[21.] Q. 12*. What do %e )ra& for in the fo rth )etition? A. ;n the fo#rth "etition, hich is, Give us this day our daily bread, e "ray that of God’s free gift e

may receive a com"etent "ortion of the good things of this life, and enjoy his (lessing ith them.[22/] Q. 12+. What do %e )ra& for in the fifth )etition? A. ;n the fifth "etition, hich is, 'nd forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors, e "ray that God, for 9hrist’s sa5e, o#ld freely "ardon all o#r sins3 [221] hich e are the rather enco#raged to as5, (eca#se (y his grace e are ena(led from the heart to forgive others.[222] Q. 12,. What do %e )ra& for in the si/th )etition? A. ;n the si4th "etition, hich is, 'nd lead us not into

temptation, but deliver us from evil, e "ray that God o#ld either 5ee" #s from (eing tem"ted to sin,[22&] or s#""ort and deliver #s hen e are tem"ted.[22'] Q. 12-. What doth the conc! sion of the :ord3s ;ra&er teach s? A. The concl#sion of the 7ord’s Brayer, hich is, #or thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever. 'men, teacheth #s to ta5e o#r enco#ragement in "rayer from God only,[22)] and in o#r "rayers to "raise him, ascri(ing 5ingdom, "o er, and glory to him3[22+] and, in testimony of o#r desire, and ass#rance to (e heard, e say, Amen.[22,]

[1] ;sa!m .,. Ao do n thine ear, $ 7$6<, hear me0 for ; am "oor and needy. Breserve my so#l3 for ; am holy0 $ tho# my God, save thy servant that tr#steth in thee. Ae mercif#l #nto me, $ 7ord0 for ; cry #nto thee daily. 6ejoice the so#l of thy servant0 for #nto thee, $ 7ord, do ; lift #" my so#l. 1or tho#, 7ord, art good, and ready to forgive3 and "lenteo#s in mercy #nto all them that call #"on thee. Give ear, $ 7$6<, #nto my "rayer3 and attend to the voice of my s#""lications. ;n the day of my tro#(le ; ill call #"on thee0 for tho# ilt ans er me. Among the gods there is none li5e #nto thee, $ 7ord3 neither are there any or5s li5e #nto thy or5s. All nations hom tho# hast made shall come and orshi" (efore thee, $ 7ord3 and shall glorify thy name. 1or tho# art great, and doest ondro#s things0 tho# art God alone. Teach me thy ay, $ 7$6<3 ; ill al5 in thy tr#th0 #nite my heart to fear thy name. ; ill "raise thee, $ 7ord my God, ith all my heart0 and ; ill glorify thy name for evermore. 1or great is thy mercy to ard me0 and tho# hast delivered my so#l from the lo est hell. $ God, the "ro#d are risen against me, and the assem(lies of violent men have so#ght after my so#l3 and have not set thee (efore them. A#t tho#, $ 7ord, art a God f#ll of com"assion, and gracio#s, longs#ffering, and "lenteo#s in mercy and tr#th. $ t#rn #nto me, and have mercy #"on me3 give thy strength #nto thy servant, and save the son of thine handmaid. !ho me a to5en for good3 that they hich hate me may see it, and (e ashamed0 (eca#se tho#, 7$6<, hast hol"en me, and comforted me. Isaiah ,2<21. Thy "eo"le also shall (e all righteo#s0 they shall inherit the land for ever, the (ranch of my "lanting, the or5 of my hands, that ; may (e glorified. Romans 11<(,. 1or of him, and thro#gh him, and to him, are all things0 to hom (e glory for ever. Amen. 1 Corinthians ,<226 12<(1. 1or ye are (o#ght ith a "rice0 therefore glorify God in yo#r (ody, and in yo#r s"irit, hich are GodCs.... Whether therefore ye eat, or drin5, or hatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God. Re$e!ation *<11. Tho# art orthy, $ 7ord, to receive glory and hono#r and "o er0 for tho# hast created all things, and for thy "leas#re they are and ere created. [2] ;sa!m 1,<+=11. The 7$6< is the "ortion of mine inheritance and of my c#"0 tho# maintainest my lot. The lines are fallen #nto me in "leasant "laces3 yea, ; have a goodly heritage. ; ill (less the 7$6<, ho hath given me co#nsel0 my reins also instr#ct me in the night seasons. ; have set the 7$6< al ays (efore me0 (eca#se he is at my right hand, ; shall not (e moved. Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoiceth0 my flesh also shall rest in ho"e. 1or tho# ilt not leave my so#l in hell3 neither ilt tho# s#ffer thine 2oly $ne to see corr#"tion. Tho# ilt sho me the "ath of life0 in thy "resence is f#lness of joy3 at thy right hand there are "leas#res for evermore. ;sa!m 1**<1+. 2a""y is that "eo"le, that is in s#ch a case0 yea, ha""y is that "eo"le, hose God is the 7$6<. Isaiah 12<2. Aehold, God is my salvation3 ; ill tr#st, and not (e afraid0 for the 7$6< 8:2$DA2 is my strength and my song3 he also is (ecome my salvation. : 1e 2<12. And the angel said #nto them, 1ear not0 for, (ehold, ; (ring yo# good tidings of great joy, hich shall (e to all "eo"le. ;hi!i))ians *<*. 6ejoice in the 7ord al ay0 and again ; say, 6ejoice. Re$e!ation 21<(=*. And ; heard a great voice o#t of heaven saying, Aehold, the ta(ernacle of God is ith men, and he ill d ell ith them, and they shall (e his "eo"le, and God himself shall (e ith them, and (e their God. And God shall i"e a ay all tears from their eyes3 and there shall (e no more death, neither sorro , nor crying, neither shall there (e any more "ain0 for the former things are "assed a ay. [&] Matthe% 10<*=+. And he ans ered and said #nto them, 2ave ye not read, that he hich made them at the (eginning made them male and female, And said, 1or this ca#se shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his ife0 and they t ain shall (e one fleshE With "enesis 2<2*. Therefore shall a man leave his father

and his mother, and shall cleave #nto his ife0 and they shall (e one flesh. : 1e 2*<2-6 **. And (eginning at Moses and all the "ro"hets, he e4"o#nded #nto them in all the scri"t#res the things concerning himself.... And he said #nto them, These are the ords hich ; s"a5e #nto yo#, hile ; as yet ith yo#, that all things m#st (e f#lfilled, hich ere ritten in the la of Moses, and in the "ro"hets, and in the "salms, concerning me. 1 Corinthians 2<1(. Which things also e s"ea5, not in the ords hich manCs isdom teacheth, (#t hich the 2oly Ghost teacheth3 com"aring s"irit#al things ith s"irit#al. 1 Corinthians 1*<(-. ;f any man thin5 himself to (e a "ro"het, or s"irit#al, let him ac5no ledge that the things that ; rite #nto yo# are the commandments of the 7ord. 2 ;eter 1<22=21. Fno ing this first, that no "ro"hecy of the scri"t#re is of any "rivate inter"retation. 1or the "ro"hecy came not in old time (y the ill of man0 (#t holy men of God s"a5e as they ere moved (y the 2oly Ghost. 2 ;eter (<26 1+=1,. That ye may (e mindf#l of the ords hich ere s"o5en (efore (y the holy "ro"hets, and of the commandment of #s the a"ostles of the 7ord and !avio#r.... And acco#nt that the longs#ffering of o#r 7ord is salvation3 even as o#r (eloved (rother Ba#l also according to the isdom given #nto him hath ritten #nto yo#3 As also in all his e"istles, s"ea5ing in them of these things3 in hich are some things hard to (e #nderstood, hich they that are #nlearned and #nsta(le rest, as they do also the other scri"t#res, #nto their o n destr#ction. ['] 4e teronom& *<2. Ge shall not add #nto the ord hich ; command yo#, neither shall ye diminish o#ght from it, that ye may 5ee" the commandments of the 7$6< yo#r God hich ; command yo#. ;sa!m 10<-=11. The la of the 7$6< is "erfect, converting the so#l0 the testimony of the 7$6< is s#re, ma5ing ise the sim"le. The stat#tes of the 7$6< are right, rejoicing the heart0 the commandment of the 7$6< is "#re, enlightening the eyes. The fear of the 7$6< is clean, end#ring for ever0 the j#dgments of the 7$6< are tr#e and righteo#s altogether. More to (e desired are they than gold, yea, than m#ch fine gold0 s eeter also than honey and the honeycom(. Moreover (y them is thy servant arned0 and in 5ee"ing of them there is great re ard. Isaiah .<22. To the la and to the testimony0 if they s"ea5 not according to this ord, it is (eca#se there is no light in them. 8ohn 1+<11. These things have ; s"o5en #nto yo#, that my joy might remain in yo#, and that yo#r joy might (e f#ll. 8ohn 22<(2=(1. And many other signs tr#ly did 8es#s in the "resence of his disci"les, hich are not ritten in this (oo50 A#t these are ritten, that ye might (elieve that 8es#s is the 9hrist, the !on of God3 and that (elieving ye might have life thro#gh his name. Acts 1-<11. These ere more no(le than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the ord ith all readiness of mind, and searched the scri"t#res daily, hether those things ere so. 2 Timoth& (<1+=1-. And that from a child tho# hast 5no n the holy scri"t#res, hich are a(le to ma5e thee ise #nto salvation thro#gh faith hich is in 9hrist 8es#s. All scri"t#re is given (y ins"iration of God, and is "rofita(le for doctrine, for re"roof, for correction, for instr#ction in righteo#sness0 That the man of God may (e "erfect, thoro#ghly f#rnished #nto all good or5s. 1 8ohn 1<*. And these things rite e #nto yo#, that yo#r joy may (e f#ll. [)] "enesis 1<1. ;n the (eginning God created the heaven and the earth. 8ohn +<(0. !earch the scri"t#res3 for in them ye thin5 ye have eternal life0 and they are they hich testify of me. 8ohn 22<(1. A#t these are ritten, that ye might (elieve that 8es#s is the 9hrist, the !on of God3 and that (elieving ye might have life thro#gh his name. Romans 12<1-. !o then faith cometh (y hearing, and hearing (y the ord of God. 2 Timoth& (<1+. And that from a child tho# hast 5no n the holy scri"t#res, hich are a(le to ma5e thee ise #nto salvation thro#gh faith hich is in 9hrist 8es#s. [+] 4e teronom& 12<12=1(. And no , ;srael, hat doth the 7$6< thy God re*#ire of thee, (#t to fear the 7$6< thy God, to al5 in all his ays, and to love him, and to serve the 7$6< thy God ith all thy heart and ith all thy so#l, To 5ee" the commandments of the 7$6<, and his stat#tes, hich ; command thee this day for thy goodE 8osh a 1<.. This (oo5 of the la shall not de"art o#t of thy mo#th3 (#t tho# shalt meditate therein day and night, that tho# mayest o(serve to do according to all that is ritten therein0 for then tho# shalt ma5e thy ay "ros"ero#s, and then tho# shalt have good s#ccess. ;sa!m 110<12+. Thy ord is a lam" #nto my feet, and a light #nto my "ath. Micah ,<.. 2e hath sho ed thee, $ man, hat is good3 and hat doth the 7$6< re*#ire of thee, (#t to do j#stly, and to love mercy, and to al5 h#m(ly ith thy GodE 2 Timoth& (<1,=1-. All scri"t#re is given (y ins"iration of God, and is "rofita(le for doctrine, for re"roof, for correction, for instr#ction in righteo#sness0 That the man of God may (e "erfect, thoro#ghly f#rnished #nto all good or5s. [,] 4e teronom& *<1+=10. Ta5e ye therefore good heed #nto yo#rselves3 for ye sa no manner of similit#de on the day that the 7$6< s"a5e #nto yo# in 2ore( o#t of the midst of the fire0 7est ye corr#"t yo#rselves, and ma5e yo# a graven image, the similit#de of any fig#re, the li5eness of male or female, The li5eness of any (east that is on the earth, the li5eness of any inged fo l that flieth in the air, The li5eness of any thing that cree"eth on the gro#nd, the li5eness of any fish that is in the aters (eneath the earth0 And lest tho# lift #" thine eyes

#nto heaven, and hen tho# seest the s#n, and the moon, and the stars, even all the host of heaven, sho#ldest (e driven to orshi" them, and serve them, hich the 7$6< thy God hath divided #nto all nations #nder the hole heaven. : 1e 2*<(0. Aehold my hands and my feet, that it is ; myself0 handle me, and see3 for a s"irit hath not flesh and (ones, as ye see me have. 8ohn 1<1.. %o man hath seen God at any time3 the only (egotten !on, hich is in the (osom of the 1ather, he hath declared him. 8ohn *<2*. God is a !"irit0 and they that orshi" him m#st orshi" him in s"irit and in tr#th. Acts 1-<20. 1orasm#ch then as e are the offs"ring of God, e o#ght not to thin5 that the Godhead is li5e #nto gold, or silver, or stone, graven (y art and manCs device. [-] 1 >in#s .<2-. A#t ill God indeed d ell on the earthE (ehold, the heaven and heaven of heavens cannot contain thee3 ho m#ch less this ho#se that ; have (#ildedE ;sa!m 1(0<-=12. Whither shall ; go from thy s"iritE or hither shall ; flee from thy "resenceE ;f ; ascend #" into heaven, tho# art there0 if ; ma5e my (ed in hell, (ehold, tho# art there. ;f ; ta5e the ings of the morning, and d ell in the #ttermost "arts of the sea3 :ven there shall thy hand lead me, and thy right hand shall hold me. ;sa!m 1*+<(. Great is the 7$6<, and greatly to (e "raised3 and his greatness is #nsearcha(le. ;sa!m 1*-<+. Great is o#r 7ord, and of great "o er0 his #nderstanding is infinite. 8eremiah 2(<2*. 9an any hide himself in secret "laces that ; shall not see himE saith the 7$6<. <o not ; fill heaven and earthE saith the 7$6<. Romans 11<((=(,. $ the de"th of the riches (oth of the isdom and 5no ledge of GodH ho #nsearcha(le are his j#dgments, and his ays "ast finding o#tH 1or ho hath 5no n the mind of the 7ordE or ho hath (een his co#nsellorE $r ho hath first given to him, and it shall (e recom"ensed #nto him againE 1or of him, and thro#gh him, and to him, are all things0 to hom (e glory for ever. Amen. [.] 4e teronom& ((<2-. The eternal God is thy ref#ge, and #nderneath are the everlasting arms0 and he shall thr#st o#t the enemy from (efore thee3 and shall say, <estroy them. ;sa!m 02<2. Aefore the mo#ntains ere (ro#ght forth, or ever tho# hadst formed the earth and the orld, even from everlasting to everlasting, tho# art God. ;sa!m 122<126 2*=2-. A#t tho#, $ 7$6<, shalt end#re for ever3 and thy remem(rance #nto all generations.... ; said, $ my God, ta5e me not a ay in the midst of my days0 thy years are thro#gho#t all generations. $f old hast tho# laid the fo#ndation of the earth0 and the heavens are the or5 of thy hands. They shall "erish, (#t tho# shalt end#re0 yea, all of them shall a4 old li5e a garment3 as a vest#re shalt tho# change them, and they shall (e changed0 A#t tho# art the same, and thy years shall have no end. Re$e!ation 1<*6 .. 8ohn to the seven ch#rches hich are in Asia0 Grace (e #nto yo#, and "eace, from him hich is, and hich as, and hich is to come3 and from the seven !"irits hich are (efore his throne.... ; am Al"ha and $mega, the (eginning and the ending, saith the 7ord, hich is, and hich as, and hich is to come, the Almighty. [1/] ;sa!m ((<11. The co#nsel of the 7$6< standeth for ever, the tho#ghts of his heart to all generations. Ma!achi (<,. 1or ; am the 7$6<, ; change not3 therefore ye sons of 8aco( are not cons#med. He5re%s 1<12. And as a vest#re shalt tho# fold them #", and they shall (e changed0 (#t tho# art the same, and thy years shall not fail. He5re%s ,<1-=1.. Wherein God, illing more a(#ndantly to sho #nto the heirs of "romise the imm#ta(ility of his co#nsel, confirmed it (y an oath0 That (y t o imm#ta(le things, in hich it as im"ossi(le for God to lie, e might have a strong consolation, ho have fled for ref#ge to lay hold #"on the ho"e set (efore #s0 He5re%s 1(<.. 8es#s 9hrist the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever. 8ames 1<1-. :very good gift and every "erfect gift is from a(ove, and cometh do n from the 1ather of lights, ith hom is no varia(leness, neither shado of t#rning. [11] E/od s (<1*. And God said #nto Moses, ; AM T2AT ; AM0 and he said, Th#s shalt tho# say #nto the children of ;srael, ; AM hath sent me #nto yo#. ;sa!m 11+<2=(. Wherefore sho#ld the heathen say, Where is no their GodE A#t o#r God is in the heavens0 he hath done hatsoever he hath "leased. 1 Timoth& 1<1-. %o #nto the Fing eternal, immortal, invisi(le, the only ise God, (e hono#r and glory for ever and ever. Amen. 1 Timoth& ,<1+=1,. Which in his times he shall sho , ho is the (lessed and only Botentate, the Fing of 5ings, and 7ord of lords3 Who only hath immortality, d elling in the light hich no man can a""roach #nto3 hom no man hath seen, nor can see0 to hom (e hono#r and "o er everlasting. Amen. [12] ;sa!m 12*<2*. $ 7$6<, ho manifold are thy or5sH in isdom hast tho# made them all0 the earth is f#ll of thy riches. Romans 11<((=(*. $ the de"th of the riches (oth of the isdom and 5no ledge of GodH ho #nsearcha(le are his j#dgments, and his ays "ast finding o#tH 1or ho hath 5no n the mind of the 7ordE or ho hath (een his co#nsellorE He5re%s *<1(. %either is there any creat#re that is not manifest in his sight0 (#t all things are na5ed and o"ened #nto the eyes of him ith hom e have to do. 1 8ohn (<22. 1or if o#r heart condemn #s, God is greater than o#r heart, and 5no eth all things.

[1& "enesis 1-<1. And hen A(ram as ninety years old and nine, the 7$6< a""eared to A(ram, and said #nto him, ; am the Almighty God3 al5 (efore me, and (e tho# "erfect. ;sa!m ,2<11. God hath s"o5en once3 t ice have ; heard this3 that "o er (elongeth #nto God. 8eremiah (2<1-. Ah 7ord G$<H (ehold, tho# hast made the heaven and the earth (y thy great "o er and stretched o#t arm, and there is nothing too hard for thee0 Matthe% 10<2,. A#t 8es#s (eheld them, and said #nto them, With men this is im"ossi(le3 (#t ith God all things are "ossi(le. Re$e!ation 1<.. ; am Al"ha and $mega, the (eginning and the ending, saith the 7ord, hich is, and hich as, and hich is to come, the Almighty. [1'] He5re%s 1<1(. A#t to hich of the angels said he at any time, !it on my right hand, #ntil ; ma5e thine enemies thy footstoolE 1 ;eter 1<1+=1,. A#t as he hich hath called yo# is holy, so (e ye holy in all manner of conversation3 Aeca#se it is ritten, Ae ye holy3 for ; am holy. 1 8ohn (<(6 +. And every man that hath this ho"e in him "#rifieth himself, even as he is "#re.... And ye 5no that he as manifested to ta5e a ay o#r sins3 and in him is no sin. Re$e!ation 1+<*. Who shall not fear thee, $ 7ord, and glorify thy nameE for tho# only art holy0 for all nations shall come and orshi" (efore thee3 for thy j#dgments are made manifest. [1)] "enesis 1.<2+. That (e far from thee to do after this manner, to slay the righteo#s ith the ic5ed0 and that the righteo#s sho#ld (e as the ic5ed, that (e far from thee0 !hall not the 8#dge of all the earth do rightE E/od s (*<,=-. And the 7$6< "assed (y (efore him, and "roclaimed, The 7$6<, The 7$6< God, mercif#l and gracio#s, longs#ffering, and a(#ndant in goodness and tr#th, Fee"ing mercy for tho#sands, forgiving ini*#ity and transgression and sin, and that ill (y no means clear the g#ilty3 visiting the ini*#ity of the fathers #"on the children, and #"on the childrenCs children, #nto the third and to the fo#rth generation. 4e teronom& (2<*. 2e is the 6oc5, his or5 is "erfect0 for all his ays are j#dgment0 a God of tr#th and itho#t ini*#ity, j#st and right is he. ;sa!m 0,<1(. Aefore the 7$6<0 for he cometh, for he cometh to j#dge the earth0 he shall j#dge the orld ith righteo#sness, and the "eo"le ith his tr#th. Romans (<+6 2,. A#t if o#r #nrighteo#sness commend the righteo#sness of God, hat shall e sayE ;s God #nrighteo#s ho ta5eth vengeanceE >; s"ea5 as a man?.... To declare, ; say, at this time his righteo#sness0 that he might (e j#st, and the j#stifier of him hich (elieveth in 8es#s. [1+] ;sa!m 12(<+. Who satisfieth thy mo#th ith good things3 so that thy yo#th is rene ed li5e the eagleCs. ;sa!m 12-<.. $h that men o#ld "raise the 7$6< for his goodness, and for his onderf#l or5s to the children of menH Matthe% 10<-. They say #nto him, Why did Moses then command to give a riting of divorcement, and to "#t her a ayE Romans 2<*. $r des"isest tho# the riches of his goodness and for(earance and longs#ffering3 not 5no ing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to re"entanceE [1,] E/od s (*<,. And the 7$6< "assed (y (efore him, and "roclaimed, The 7$6<, The 7$6< God, mercif#l and gracio#s, longs#ffering, and a(#ndant in goodness and tr#th, 4e teronom& (2<*. 2e is the 6oc5, his or5 is "erfect0 for all his ays are j#dgment0 a God of tr#th and itho#t ini*#ity, j#st and right is he. ;sa!m .,<1+. A#t tho#, $ 7ord, art a God f#ll of com"assion, and gracio#s, longs#ffering, and "lenteo#s in mercy and tr#th. ;sa!m 11-<2. 1or his mercif#l 5indness is great to ard #s0 and the tr#th of the 7$6< end#reth for ever. Braise ye the 7$6<. He5re%s ,<1.. That (y t o imm#ta(le things, in hich it as im"ossi(le for God to lie, e might have a strong consolation, ho have fled for ref#ge to lay hold #"on the ho"e set (efore #s. [1-] 4e teronom& ,<*. 2ear, $ ;srael0 The 7$6< o#r God is one 7$6<0 Isaiah **<,. Th#s saith the 7$6< the Fing of ;srael, and his redeemer the 7$6< of hosts3 ; am the first, and ; am the last3 and (eside me there is no God. Isaiah *+<21=22. Tell ye, and (ring them near3 yea, let them ta5e co#nsel together0 ho hath declared this from ancient timeE ho hath told it from that timeE have not ; the 7$6<E and there is no God else (eside me3 a j#st God and a !avio#r3 there is none (eside me. 7oo5 #nto me, and (e ye saved, all the ends of the earth0 for ; am God, and there is none else. 1 Corinthians .<*=,. As concerning therefore the eating of those things that are offered in sacrifice #nto idols, e 5no that an idol is nothing in the orld, and that there is none other God (#t one. 1or tho#gh there (e that are called gods, hether in heaven or in earth, >as there (e gods many, and lords many,? A#t to #s there is (#t one God, the 1ather, of hom are all things, and e in him3 and one 7ord 8es#s 9hrist, (y hom are all things, and e (y him. [1.] 8eremiah 12<12. A#t the 7$6< is the tr#e God, he is the living God, and an everlasting 5ing0 at his rath the earth shall trem(le, and the nations shall not (e a(le to a(ide his indignation. 8ohn 1-<(. And this is life eternal, that they might 5no thee the only tr#e God, and 8es#s 9hrist, hom tho# hast sent. 1 Thessa!onians 1<0. 1or they themselves sho of #s hat manner of entering in e had #nto yo#, and ho ye t#rned to God

from idols to serve the living and tr#e God3 1 8ohn +<22. And e 5no that the !on of God is come, and hath given #s an #nderstanding, that e may 5no him that is tr#e, and e are in him that is tr#e, even in his !on 8es#s 9hrist. This is the tr#e God, and eternal life. [2/] Matthe% (<1,=1-. And 8es#s, hen he as (a"ti=ed, ent #" straight ay o#t of the ater0 and, lo, the heavens ere o"ened #nto him, and he sa the !"irit of God descending li5e a dove, and lighting #"on him0 And lo a voice from heaven, saying, This is my (eloved !on, in hom ; am ell "leased. Matthe% 2.<10. Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, (a"ti=ing them in the name of the 1ather, and of the !on, and of the 2oly Ghost0 2 Corinthians 1(<1*. The grace of the 7ord 8es#s 9hrist, and the love of God, and the comm#nion of the 2oly Ghost, (e ith yo# all. Amen. 1 ;eter 1<2. :lect according to the fore5no ledge of God the 1ather, thro#gh sanctification of the !"irit, #nto o(edience and s"rin5ling of the (lood of 8es#s 9hrist0 Grace #nto yo#, and "eace, (e m#lti"lied. [21] ;sa!m *+<,. Thy throne, $ God, is for ever and ever0 the sce"tre of thy 5ingdom is a right sce"tre. 8ohn 1<1. ;n the (eginning as the Word, and the Word as ith God, and the Word as God. 8ohn 1-<+. And no , $ 1ather, glorify tho# me ith thine o n self ith the glory hich ; had ith thee (efore the orld as. Acts +<(=*. A#t Beter said, Ananias, hy hath !atan filled thine heart to lie to the 2oly Ghost, and to 5ee" (ac5 "art of the "rice of the landE Whiles it remained, as it not thine o nE and after it as sold, as it not in thine o n "o erE hy hast tho# conceived this thing in thine heartE tho# hast not lied #nto men, (#t #nto God. Romans 0<+. Whose are the fathers, and of hom as concerning the flesh 9hrist came, ho is over all, God (lessed for ever. Amen. Co!ossians 2<0. 1or in him d elleth all the f#lness of the Godhead (odily. 8 de 1<2*=2+. %o #nto him that is a(le to 5ee" yo# from falling, and to "resent yo# fa#ltless (efore the "resence of his glory ith e4ceeding joy, To the only ise God o#r !avio#r, (e glory and majesty, dominion and "o er, (oth no and for ever. Amen. [22] ;sa!m ((<11. The co#nsel of the 7$6< standeth for ever, the tho#ghts of his heart to all generations. Isaiah 1*<2*. The 7$6< of hosts hath s orn, saying, !#rely as ; have tho#ght, so shall it come to "ass3 and as ; have "#r"osed, so shall it stand0 Acts 2<2(. 2im, (eing delivered (y the determinate co#nsel and fore5no ledge of God, ye have ta5en, and (y ic5ed hands have cr#cified and slain0 E)hesians 1<11=12. ;n hom also e have o(tained an inheritance, (eing "redestinated according to the "#r"ose of him ho or5eth all things after the co#nsel of his o n ill0 That e sho#ld (e to the "raise of his glory, ho first tr#sted in 9hrist. [2&] ;sa!m 1*.<.. 1ire, and hail3 sno , and va"o#rs3 stormy ind f#lfilling his ord0 Isaiah *2<2,. 7ift #" yo#r eyes on high, and (ehold ho hath created these things, that (ringeth o#t their host (y n#m(er0 he calleth them all (y names (y the greatness of his might, for that he is strong in "o er3 not one faileth. 4anie! *<(+. And all the inha(itants of the earth are re"#ted as nothing0 and he doeth according to his ill in the army of heaven, and among the inha(itants of the earth0 and none can stay his hand, or say #nto him, What doest tho#E Acts *<2*=2.. And hen they heard that, they lifted #" their voice to God ith one accord, and said, 7ord, tho# art God, hich hast made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and all that in them is0 Who (y the mo#th of thy servant <avid hast said, Why did the heathen rage, and the "eo"le imagine vain thingsE The 5ings of the earth stood #", and the r#lers ere gathered together against the 7ord, and against his 9hrist. 1or of a tr#th against thy holy child 8es#s, hom tho# hast anointed, (oth 2erod, and Bonti#s Bilate, ith the Gentiles, and the "eo"le of ;srael, ere gathered together, 1or to do hatsoever thy hand and thy co#nsel determined (efore to (e done. Re$e!ation *<11. Tho# art orthy, $ 7ord, to receive glory and hono#r and "o er0 for tho# hast created all things, and for thy "leas#re they are and ere created. [2'] "enesis 1<1. ;n the (eginning God created the heaven and the earth. ;sa!m ((<,6 0. Ay the ord of the 7$6< ere the heavens made3 and all the host of them (y the (reath of his mo#th.... 1or he s"a5e, and it as done3 he commanded, and it stood fast. He5re%s 11<(. Thro#gh faith e #nderstand that the orlds ere framed (y the ord of God, so that things hich are seen ere not made of things hich do a""ear. [2)] "enesis 1<(1. And God sa every thing that he had made, and, (ehold, it as very good. And the evening and the morning ere the si4th day. [2+] "enesis 1<2-. !o God created man in his o n image, in the image of God created he him3 male and female created he them.

[2,] Co!ossians (<12. And have "#t on the ne man, hich is rene ed in 5no ledge after the image of him that created him. [2-] E)hesians *<2*. And that ye "#t on the ne man, hich after God is created in righteo#sness and tr#e holiness. [2.] "enesis 1<2.. And God (lessed them, and God said #nto them, Ae fr#itf#l, and m#lti"ly, and re"lenish the earth, and s#(d#e it0 and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fo l of the air, and over every living thing that moveth #"on the earth. ;sa!m .. $ 7$6< o#r 7ord, ho e4cellent is thy name in all the earthH ho hast set thy glory a(ove the heavens. $#t of the mo#th of (a(es and s#c5lings hast tho# ordained strength (eca#se of thine enemies, that tho# mightest still the enemy and the avenger. When ; consider thy heavens, the or5 of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, hich tho# hast ordained3 What is man, that tho# art mindf#l of himE and the son of man, that tho# visitest himE 1or tho# hast made him a little lo er than the angels, and hast cro ned him ith glory and hono#r. Tho# madest him to have dominion over the or5s of thy hands3 tho# hast "#t all things #nder his feet0 All shee" and o4en, yea, and the (easts of the field3 The fo l of the air, and the fish of the sea, and hatsoever "asseth thro#gh the "aths of the seas. $ 7$6< o#r 7ord, ho e4cellent is thy name in all the earthH [&/] ;sa!m 1*+<1-. The 7$6< is righteo#s in all his ays, and holy in all his or5s. [&1] ;sa!m 12*<2*. $ 7$6<, ho manifold are thy or5sH in isdom hast tho# made them all0 the earth is f#ll of thy riches. [&2] He5re%s 1<(. Who (eing the (rightness of his glory, and the e4"ress image of his "erson, and #"holding all things (y the ord of his "o er, hen he had (y himself "#rged o#r sins, sat do n on the right hand of the Majesty on high [&&] Nehemiah 0<,. Tho#, even tho#, art 7$6< alone3 tho# hast made heaven, the heaven of heavens, ith all their host, the earth, and all things that are therein, the seas, and all that is therein, and tho# "reservest them all3 and the host of heaven orshi""eth thee. [&'] E)hesians 1<10=22. And hat is the e4ceeding greatness of his "o er to #s@ ard ho (elieve, according to the or5ing of his mighty "o er, Which he ro#ght in 9hrist, hen he raised him from the dead, and set him at his o n right hand in the heavenly "laces, 1ar a(ove all "rinci"ality, and "o er, and might, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this orld, (#t also in that hich is to come0 And hath "#t all things #nder his feet, and gave him to (e the head over all things to the ch#rch [&)] ;sa!m (,<,. Thy righteo#sness is li5e the great mo#ntains3 thy j#dgments are a great dee"0 $ 7$6<, tho# "reservest man and (east. ;ro$er5s 1,<((. The lot is cast into the la"3 (#t the hole dis"osing thereof is of the 7$6<. Matthe% 12<(2. A#t the very hairs of yo#r head are all n#m(ered. [&+] "enesis 2<1,=1-. And the 7$6< God commanded the man, saying, $f every tree of the garden tho# mayest freely eat0 A#t of the tree of the 5no ledge of good and evil, tho# shalt not eat of it0 for in the day that tho# eatest thereof tho# shalt s#rely die. 8ames 2<12. 1or hosoever shall 5ee" the hole la , and yet offend in one "oint, he is g#ilty of all. [&,] "enesis (<,=.6 1(. And hen the oman sa that the tree as good for food, and that it as "leasant to the eyes, and a tree to (e desired to ma5e one ise, she too5 of the fr#it thereof, and did eat, and gave also #nto her h#s(and ith her3 and he did eat. And the eyes of them (oth ere o"ened, and they 5ne that they ere na5ed3 and they se ed fig leaves together, and made themselves a"rons. And they heard the voice of the 7$6< God al5ing in the garden in the cool of the day0 and Adam and his ife hid themselves from the "resence of the 7$6< God amongst the trees of the garden.... And the 7$6< God said #nto the oman, What is this that tho# hast doneE And the oman said, The ser"ent (eg#iled me, and ; did eat. 2 Corinthians 11<(. A#t ; fear, lest (y any means, as the ser"ent (eg#iled :ve thro#gh his s#(tlety, so yo#r minds sho#ld (e corr#"ted from the sim"licity that is in 9hrist. [&-] :e$itic s +<1-. And if a so#l sin, and commit any of these things hich are for(idden to (e done (y the commandments of the 7$6<3 tho#gh he ist it not, yet is he g#ilty, and shall (ear his ini*#ity. 8ames *<1-.

Therefore to him that 5no eth to do good, and doeth it not, to him it is sin. 1 8ohn (<*. Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also the la 0 for sin is the transgression of the la . [&.] "enesis (<,. And hen the oman sa that the tree as good for food, and that it as "leasant to the eyes, and a tree to (e desired to ma5e one ise, she too5 of the fr#it thereof, and did eat, and gave also #nto her h#s(and ith her3 and he did eat. ['/] "enesis 2<1,=1-. And the 7$6< God commanded the man, saying, $f every tree of the garden tho# mayest freely eat0 A#t of the tree of the 5no ledge of good and evil, tho# shalt not eat of it0 for in the day that tho# eatest thereof tho# shalt s#rely die. 8ames 2<12. 1or hosoever shall 5ee" the hole la , and yet offend in one "oint, he is g#ilty of all. ['1] Romans +<12=21. Wherefore, as (y one man sin entered into the orld, and death (y sin3 and so death "assed #"on all men, for that all have sinned0 >1or #ntil the la sin as in the orld0 (#t sin is not im"#ted hen there is no la . %evertheless death reigned from Adam to Moses, even over them that had not sinned after the similit#de of AdamCs transgression, ho is the fig#re of him that as to come. A#t not as the offence, so also is the free gift. 1or if thro#gh the offence of one many (e dead, m#ch more the grace of God, and the gift (y grace, hich is (y one man, 8es#s 9hrist, hath a(o#nded #nto many. And not as it as (y one that sinned, so is the gift0 for the j#dgment as (y one to condemnation, (#t the free gift is of many offences #nto j#stification. 1or if (y one manCs offence death reigned (y one3 m#ch more they hich receive a(#ndance of grace and of the gift of righteo#sness shall reign in life (y one, 8es#s 9hrist.? Therefore as (y the offence of one j#dgment came #"on all men to condemnation3 even so (y the righteo#sness of one the free gift came #"on all men #nto j#stification of life. 1or as (y one manCs diso(edience many ere made sinners, so (y the o(edience of one shall many (e made righteo#s. Moreover the la entered, that the offence might a(o#nd. A#t here sin a(o#nded, grace did m#ch more a(o#nd0 That as sin hath reigned #nto death, even so might grace reign thro#gh righteo#sness #nto eternal life (y 8es#s 9hrist o#r 7ord. 1 Corinthians 1+<22. 1or as in Adam all die, even so in 9hrist shall all (e made alive. ['2] "enesis (<1,=106 2(. Into the oman he said, ; ill greatly m#lti"ly thy sorro and thy conce"tion3 in sorro tho# shalt (ring forth children3 and thy desire shall (e to thy h#s(and, and he shall r#le over thee. And #nto Adam he said, Aeca#se tho# hast hear5ened #nto the voice of thy ife, and hast eaten of the tree, of hich ; commanded thee, saying, Tho# shalt not eat of it0 c#rsed is the gro#nd for thy sa5e3 in sorro shalt tho# eat of it all the days of thy life3 Thorns also and thistles shall it (ring forth to thee3 and tho# shalt eat the her( of the field3 ;n the s eat of thy face shalt tho# eat (read, till tho# ret#rn #nto the gro#nd3 for o#t of it ast tho# ta5en0 for d#st tho# art, and #nto d#st shalt tho# ret#rn.... Therefore the 7$6< God sent him forth from the garden of :den, to till the gro#nd from hence he as ta5en. Romans (<1,. <estr#ction and misery are in their ays0 Romans +<12. Wherefore, as (y one man sin entered into the orld, and death (y sin3 and so death "assed #"on all men, for that all have sinned0 E)hesians 2<1. And yo# hath he *#ic5ened, ho ere dead in tres"asses and sins. ['&] Romans +<126 10. Wherefore, as (y one man sin entered into the orld, and death (y sin3 and so death "assed #"on all men, for that all have sinned.... 1or as (y one manCs diso(edience many ere made sinners, so (y the o(edience of one shall many (e made righteo#s. [''] Romans (<12. As it is ritten, There is none righteo#s, no, not one0 Co!ossians (<12. And have "#t on the ne man, hich is rene ed in 5no ledge after the image of him that created him0 E)hesians *<2*. And that ye "#t on the ne man, hich after God is created in righteo#sness and tr#e holiness. [')] ;sa!m +1<+. Aehold, ; as sha"en in ini*#ity, and in sin did my mother conceive me. 8ohn (<,. That hich is (orn of the flesh is flesh3 and that hich is (orn of the !"irit is s"irit. Romans (<1.. There is no fear of God (efore their eyes. Romans .<-=.. Aeca#se the carnal mind is enmity against God0 for it is not s#(ject to the la of God, neither indeed can (e. !o then they that are in the flesh cannot "lease God. E)hesians 2<(. Among hom also e all had o#r conversation in times "ast in the l#sts of o#r flesh, f#lfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind3 and ere (y nat#re the children of rath, even as others. ['+] "enesis ,<+. And God sa that the ic5edness of man as great in the earth, and that every imagination of the tho#ghts of his heart as only evil contin#ally. ;sa!m +(<1=(. The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. 9orr#"t are they, and have done a(omina(le ini*#ity0 there is none that doeth good. God loo5ed do n

from heaven #"on the children of men, to see if there ere any that did #nderstand, that did see5 God. :very one of them is gone (ac50 they are altogether (ecome filthy3 there is none that doeth good, no, not one. Matthe% 1+<10. 1or o#t of the heart "roceed evil tho#ghts, m#rders, ad#lteries, fornications, thefts, false itness, (las"hemies0 Romans (<12=1.6 2(. As it is ritten, There is none righteo#s, no, not one0 There is none that #nderstandeth, there is none that see5eth after God. They are all gone o#t of the ay, they are together (ecome #n"rofita(le3 there is none that doeth good, no, not one. Their throat is an o"en se"#lchre3 ith their tong#es they have #sed deceit3 the "oison of as"s is #nder their li"s0 Whose mo#th is f#ll of c#rsing and (itterness0 Their feet are s ift to shed (lood0 <estr#ction and misery are in their ays0 And the ay of "eace have they not 5no n0 There is no fear of God (efore their eyes.... 1or all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God3 "a!atians +<10=21. %o the or5s of the flesh are manifest, hich are these3 Ad#ltery, fornication, #ncleanness, lascivio#sness, ;dolatry, itchcraft, hatred, variance, em#lations, rath, strife, seditions, heresies, :nvyings, m#rders, dr#n5enness, revellings, and s#ch li5e0 of the hich ; tell yo# (efore, as ; have also told yo# in time "ast, that they hich do s#ch things shall not inherit the 5ingdom of God. 8ames 1<1*=1+. A#t every man is tem"ted, hen he is dra n a ay of his o n l#st, and enticed. Then hen l#st hath conceived, it (ringeth forth sin0 and sin, hen it is finished, (ringeth forth death. [',] "enesis (<.6 2*. And they heard the voice of the 7$6< God al5ing in the garden in the cool of the day0 and Adam and his ife hid themselves from the "resence of the 7$6< God amongst the trees of the garden.... !o he drove o#t the man3 and he "laced at the east of the garden of :den 9her#(ims, and a flaming s ord hich t#rned every ay, to 5ee" the ay of the tree of life. 8ohn .<(*6 *26 **. 8es#s ans ered them, Derily, verily, ; say #nto yo#, Whosoever committeth sin is the servant of sin.... 8es#s said #nto them, ;f God ere yo#r 1ather, ye o#ld love me0 for ; "roceeded forth and came from God3 neither came ; of myself, (#t he sent me.... Ge are of yo#r father the devil, and the l#sts of yo#r father ye ill do. 2e as a m#rderer from the (eginning, and a(ode not in the tr#th, (eca#se there is no tr#th in him. When he s"ea5eth a lie, he s"ea5eth of his o n0 for he is a liar, and the father of it. E)hesians 2<12. That at that time ye ere itho#t 9hrist, (eing aliens from the common ealth of ;srael, and strangers from the covenants of "romise, having no ho"e, and itho#t God in the orld0 E)hesians *<1.. 2aving the #nderstanding dar5ened, (eing alienated from the life of God thro#gh the ignorance that is in them, (eca#se of the (lindness of their heart. ['-] 8ohn (<(,. 2e that (elieveth on the !on hath everlasting life0 and he that (elieveth not the !on shall not see life3 (#t the rath of God a(ideth on him. Romans 1<1.. 1or the rath of God is revealed from heaven against all #ngodliness and #nrighteo#sness of men, ho hold the tr#th in #nrighteo#sness3 E)hesians 2<(. Among hom also e all had o#r conversation in times "ast in the l#sts of o#r flesh, f#lfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind3 and ere (y nat#re the children of rath, even as others. E)hesians +<,. 7et no man deceive yo# ith vain ords0 for (eca#se of these things cometh the rath of God #"on the children of diso(edience. ['.] "a!atians (<12. 1or as many as are of the or5s of the la are #nder the c#rse0 for it is ritten, 9#rsed is every one that contin#eth not in all things hich are ritten in the (oo5 of the la to do them. Re$e!ation 22<(. And there shall (e no more c#rse0 (#t the throne of God and of the 7am( shall (e in it3 and his servants shall serve him. [)/] "enesis (<1,=10. Into the oman he said, ; ill greatly m#lti"ly thy sorro and thy conce"tion3 in sorro tho# shalt (ring forth children3 and thy desire shall (e to thy h#s(and, and he shall r#le over thee. And #nto Adam he said, Aeca#se tho# hast hear5ened #nto the voice of thy ife, and hast eaten of the tree, of hich ; commanded thee, saying, Tho# shalt not eat of it0 c#rsed is the gro#nd for thy sa5e3 in sorro shalt tho# eat of it all the days of thy life3 Thorns also and thistles shall it (ring forth to thee3 and tho# shalt eat the her( of the field3 ;n the s eat of thy face shalt tho# eat (read, till tho# ret#rn #nto the gro#nd3 for o#t of it ast tho# ta5en0 for d#st tho# art, and #nto d#st shalt tho# ret#rn. 8o5 +<-. Get man is (orn #nto tro#(le, as the s"ar5s fly #" ard. Ecc!esiastes 2<22=2(. 1or hat hath man of all his la(o#r, and of the ve4ation of his heart, herein he hath la(o#red #nder the s#nE 1or all his days are sorro s, and his travail grief3 yea, his heart ta5eth not rest in the night. This is also vanity. Romans .<1.=2(. 1or ; rec5on that the s#fferings of this "resent time are not orthy to (e com"ared ith the glory hich shall (e revealed in #s. 1or the earnest e4"ectation of the creat#re aiteth for the manifestation of the sons of God. 1or the creat#re as made s#(ject to vanity, not illingly, (#t (y reason of him ho hath s#(jected the same in ho"e, Aeca#se the creat#re itself also shall (e delivered from the (ondage of corr#"tion into the glorio#s li(erty of the children of God. 1or e 5no that the hole creation groaneth and travaileth in "ain together #ntil no . And not only they, (#t o#rselves also, hich have the

firstfr#its of the !"irit, even e o#rselves groan ithin o#rselves, aiting for the ado"tion, to it, the redem"tion of o#r (ody. [)1] E?e1ie! 1.<*. Aehold, all so#ls are mine3 as the so#l of the father, so also the so#l of the son is mine0 the so#l that sinneth, it shall die. Romans +<12. Wherefore, as (y one man sin entered into the orld, and death (y sin3 and so death "assed #"on all men, for that all have sinned0 Romans ,<2(. 1or the ages of sin is death3 (#t the gift of God is eternal life thro#gh 8es#s 9hrist o#r 7ord. [)2] Matthe% 2+<*16 *,. Then shall he say also #nto them on the left hand, <e"art from me, ye c#rsed, into everlasting fire, "re"ared for the devil and his angels.... And these shall go a ay into everlasting "#nishment0 (#t the righteo#s into life eternal. 2 Thessa!onians 1<0. Who shall (e "#nished ith everlasting destr#ction from the "resence of the 7ord, and from the glory of his "o er3 Re$e!ation 1*<0=11. And the third angel follo ed them, saying ith a lo#d voice, ;f any man orshi" the (east and his image, and receive his mar5 in his forehead, or in his hand, The same shall drin5 of the ine of the rath of God, hich is "o#red o#t itho#t mi4t#re into the c#" of his indignation3 and he shall (e tormented ith fire and (rimstone in the "resence of the holy angels, and in the "resence of the 7am(0 And the smo5e of their torment ascendeth #" for ever and ever0 and they have no rest day nor night, ho orshi" the (east and his image, and hosoever receiveth the mar5 of his name. [)&] Acts 1(<*.. And hen the Gentiles heard this, they ere glad, and glorified the ord of the 7ord0 and as many as ere ordained to eternal life (elieved. E)hesians 1<*=+. According as he hath chosen #s in him (efore the fo#ndation of the orld, that e sho#ld (e holy and itho#t (lame (efore him in love0 2aving "redestinated #s #nto the ado"tion of children (y 8es#s 9hrist to himself, according to the good "leas#re of his ill, 2 Thessa!onians 2<1(=1*. A#t e are (o#nd to give than5s al ay to God for yo#, (rethren (eloved of the 7ord, (eca#se God hath from the (eginning chosen yo# to salvation thro#gh sanctification of the !"irit and (elief of the tr#th0 Where#nto he called yo# (y o#r gos"el, to the o(taining of the glory of o#r 7ord 8es#s 9hrist. [)'] "enesis (<1+. And ; ill "#t enmity (et een thee and the oman, and (et een thy seed and her seed3 it shall (r#ise thy head, and tho# shalt (r#ise his heel. "enesis 1-<-. And ; ill esta(lish my covenant (et een me and thee and thy seed after thee in their generations for an everlasting covenant, to (e a God #nto thee, and to thy seed after thee. E/od s 10<+=,. %o therefore, if ye ill o(ey my voice indeed, and 5ee" my covenant, then ye shall (e a "ec#liar treas#re #nto me a(ove all "eo"le0 for all the earth is mine0 And ye shall (e #nto me a 5ingdom of "riests, and an holy nation. These are the ords hich tho# shalt s"ea5 #nto the children of ;srael. 8eremiah (1<(1=(*. Aehold, the days come, saith the 7$6<, that ; ill ma5e a ne covenant ith the ho#se of ;srael, and ith the ho#se of 8#dah0 %ot according to the covenant that ; made ith their fathers in the day that ; too5 them (y the hand to (ring them o#t of the land of :gy"t3 hich my covenant they (ra5e, altho#gh ; as an h#s(and #nto them, saith the 7$6<0 A#t this shall (e the covenant that ; ill ma5e ith the ho#se of ;srael3 After those days, saith the 7$6<, ; ill "#t my la in their in ard "arts, and rite it in their hearts3 and ill (e their God, and they shall (e my "eo"le. And they shall teach no more every man his neigh(o#r, and every man his (rother, saying, Fno the 7$6<0 for they shall all 5no me, from the least of them #nto the greatest of them, saith the 7$6<0 for ; ill forgive their ini*#ity, and ; ill remem(er their sin no more. Matthe% 22<2.. :ven as the !on of man came not to (e ministered #nto, (#t to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many. 1 Corinthians 11<2+. After the same manner also he too5 the c#", hen he had s#""ed, saying, This c#" is the ne testament in my (lood0 this do ye, as oft as ye drin5 it, in remem(rance of me. He5re%s 0<1+. And for this ca#se he is the mediator of the ne testament, that (y means of death, for the redem"tion of the transgressions that ere #nder the first testament, they hich are called might receive the "romise of eternal inheritance. [))] 8ohn 1*<,. 8es#s saith #nto him, ; am the ay, the tr#th, and the life0 no man cometh #nto the 1ather, (#t (y me. Acts *<12. %either is there salvation in any other0 for there is none other name #nder heaven given among men, here(y e m#st (e saved. 1 Timoth& 2<+=,. 1or there is one God, and one mediator (et een God and men, the man 9hrist 8es#s3 Who gave himself a ransom for all, to (e testified in d#e time. [)+] ;sa!m 2<-. ; ill declare the decree0 the 7$6< hath said #nto me, Tho# art my !on3 this day have ; (egotten thee. Matthe% (<1-. And lo a voice from heaven, saying, This is my (eloved !on, in hom ; am ell "leased. Matthe% 1-<+. While he yet s"a5e, (ehold, a (right clo#d overshado ed them0 and (ehold a voice o#t of the clo#d, hich said, This is my (eloved !on, in hom ; am ell "leased3 hear ye him. 8ohn 1<1.. %o man hath seen God at any time3 the only (egotten !on, hich is in the (osom of the 1ather, he hath declared him.

[),] Isaiah 0<,. 1or #nto #s a child is (orn, #nto #s a son is given0 and the government shall (e #"on his sho#lder0 and his name shall (e called Wonderf#l, 9o#nsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting 1ather, The Brince of Beace. Matthe% 1<2(. Aehold, a virgin shall (e ith child, and shall (ring forth a son, and they shall call his name :mman#el, hich (eing inter"reted is, God ith #s. 8ohn 1<1*. And the Word as made flesh, and d elt among #s, >and e (eheld his glory, the glory as of the only (egotten of the 1ather,? f#ll of grace and tr#th. "a!atians *<*. A#t hen the f#lness of the time as come, God sent forth his !on, made of a oman, made #nder the la [)-] Acts 1<11. Which also said, Ge men of Galilee, hy stand ye ga=ing #" into heavenE this same 8es#s, hich is ta5en #" from yo# into heaven, shall so come in li5e manner as ye have seen him go into heaven. He5re%s -<2*=2+. A#t this man, (eca#se he contin#eth ever, hath an #nchangea(le "riesthood. Wherefore he is a(le also to save them to the #ttermost that come #nto God (y him, seeing he ever liveth to ma5e intercession for them. [).] ;hi!i))ians 2<-. A#t made himself of no re"#tation, and too5 #"on him the form of a servant, and as made in the li5eness of men0 He5re%s 2<1*6 1-. 1orasm#ch then as the children are "arta5ers of flesh and (lood, he also himself li5e ise too5 "art of the same3 that thro#gh death he might destroy him that had the "o er of death, that is, the devil.... Wherefore in all things it (ehoved him to (e made li5e #nto his (rethren, that he might (e a mercif#l and faithf#l high "riest in things "ertaining to God, to ma5e reconciliation for the sins of the "eo"le. [+/] : 1e 1<2-6 (16 (+. To a virgin es"o#sed to a man hose name as 8ose"h, of the ho#se of <avid3 and the virginCs name as Mary.... And, (ehold, tho# shalt conceive in thy om(, and (ring forth a son, and shalt call his name 8:!I!.... And the angel ans ered and said #nto her, The 2oly Ghost shall come #"on thee, and the "o er of the 2ighest shall overshado thee0 therefore also that holy thing hich shall (e (orn of thee shall (e called the !on of God. [+1] 2 Corinthians +<21. 1or he hath made him to (e sin for #s, ho 5ne no sin3 that e might (e made the righteo#sness of God in him. He5re%s *<1+. 1or e have not an high "riest hich cannot (e to#ched ith the feeling of o#r infirmities3 (#t as in all "oints tem"ted li5e as e are, yet itho#t sin. He5re%s -<2,. 1or s#ch an high "riest (ecame #s, ho is holy, harmless, #ndefiled, se"arate from sinners, and made higher than the heavens3 1 8ohn (<+. And ye 5no that he as manifested to ta5e a ay o#r sins3 and in him is no sin. [+2] 4e teronom& 1.<1.. ; ill raise them #" a Bro"het from among their (rethren, li5e #nto thee, and ill "#t my ords in his mo#th3 and he shall s"ea5 #nto them all that ; shall command him. Acts 2<((. Therefore (eing (y the right hand of God e4alted, and having received of the 1ather the "romise of the 2oly Ghost, he hath shed forth this, hich ye no see and hear. Acts (<22=2(. 1or Moses tr#ly said #nto the fathers, A "ro"het shall the 7ord yo#r God raise #" #nto yo# of yo#r (rethren, li5e #nto me3 him shall ye hear in all things hatsoever he shall say #nto yo#. And it shall come to "ass, that every so#l, hich ill not hear that "ro"het, shall (e destroyed from among the "eo"le. He5re%s 1<1=2. God, ho at s#ndry times and in divers manners s"a5e in time "ast #nto the fathers (y the "ro"hets, 2ath in these last days s"o5en #nto #s (y his !on, hom he hath a""ointed heir of all things, (y hom also he made the orlds [+&] He5re%s *<1*=1+. !eeing then that e have a great high "riest, that is "assed into the heavens, 8es#s the !on of God, let #s hold fast o#r "rofession. 1or e have not an high "riest hich cannot (e to#ched ith the feeling of o#r infirmities3 (#t as in all "oints tem"ted li5e as e are, yet itho#t sin. He5re%s +<+=,. !o also 9hrist glorified not himself to (e made an high "riest3 (#t he that said #nto him, Tho# art my !on, to day have ; (egotten thee. As he saith also in another "lace, Tho# art a "riest for ever after the order of Melchisedec. [+'] Isaiah 0<,=-. 1or #nto #s a child is (orn, #nto #s a son is given0 and the government shall (e #"on his sho#lder0 and his name shall (e called Wonderf#l, 9o#nsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting 1ather, The Brince of Beace. $f the increase of his government and "eace there shall (e no end, #"on the throne of <avid, and #"on his 5ingdom, to order it, and to esta(lish it ith j#dgment and ith j#stice from henceforth even for ever. The =eal of the 7$6< of hosts ill "erform this. : 1e 1<(2=((. 2e shall (e great, and shall (e called the !on of the 2ighest0 and the 7ord God shall give #nto him the throne of his father <avid0 And he shall reign over the ho#se of 8aco( for ever3 and of his 5ingdom there shall (e no end. 8ohn 1.<(-. Bilate therefore said #nto him, Art tho# a 5ing thenE 8es#s ans ered, Tho# sayest that ; am a 5ing. To this end as ; (orn, and for

this ca#se came ; into the orld, that ; sho#ld (ear itness #nto the tr#th. :very one that is of the tr#th heareth my voice. 1 Corinthians 1+<2+. 1or he m#st reign, till he hath "#t all enemies #nder his feet. [+)] : 1e *<1.=106 21. The !"irit of the 7ord is #"on me, (eca#se he hath anointed me to "reach the gos"el to the "oor3 he hath sent me to heal the (ro5enhearted, to "reach deliverance to the ca"tives, and recovering of sight to the (lind, to set at li(erty them that are (r#ised, To "reach the acce"ta(le year of the 7ord.... And he (egan to say #nto them, This day is this scri"t#re f#lfilled in yo#r ears. Acts 1<1=2. The former treatise have ; made, $ Theo"hil#s, of all that 8es#s (egan (oth to do and teach, Intil the day in hich he as ta5en #", after that he thro#gh the 2oly Ghost had given commandments #nto the a"ostles hom he had chosen0 He5re%s 2<(. 2o shall e esca"e, if e neglect so great salvation3 hich at the first (egan to (e s"o5en (y the 7ord, and as confirmed #nto #s (y them that heard him [++] 8ohn 1+<2,=2-. A#t hen the 9omforter is come, hom ; ill send #nto yo# from the 1ather, even the !"irit of tr#th, hich "roceedeth from the 1ather, he shall testify of me0 And ye also shall (ear itness, (eca#se ye have (een ith me from the (eginning. Acts 1<.. A#t ye shall receive "o er, after that the 2oly Ghost is come #"on yo#0 and ye shall (e itnesses #nto me (oth in 8er#salem, and in all 8#daea, and in !amaria, and #nto the #ttermost "art of the earth. 1 ;eter 1<11. !earching hat, or hat manner of time the !"irit of 9hrist hich as in them did signify, hen it testified (eforehand the s#fferings of 9hrist, and the glory that sho#ld follo . [+,] 8ohn *<*1=*2. And many more (elieved (eca#se of his o n ord3 And said #nto the oman, %o e (elieve, not (eca#se of thy saying0 for e have heard him o#rselves, and 5no that this is indeed the 9hrist, the !avio#r of the orld. 8ohn 22<(2=(1. And many other signs tr#ly did 8es#s in the "resence of his disci"les, hich are not ritten in this (oo50 A#t these are ritten, that ye might (elieve that 8es#s is the 9hrist, the !on of God3 and that (elieving ye might have life thro#gh his name. [+-] Isaiah +(. Who hath (elieved o#r re"ortE and to hom is the arm of the 7$6< revealedE 1or he shall gro #" (efore him as a tender "lant, and as a root o#t of a dry gro#nd0 he hath no form nor comeliness3 and hen e shall see him, there is no (ea#ty that e sho#ld desire him. 2e is des"ised and rejected of men3 a man of sorro s, and ac*#ainted ith grief0 and e hid as it ere o#r faces from him3 he as des"ised, and e esteemed him not. !#rely he hath (orne o#r griefs, and carried o#r sorro s0 yet e did esteem him stric5en, smitten of God, and afflicted. A#t he as o#nded for o#r transgressions, he as (r#ised for o#r ini*#ities0 the chastisement of o#r "eace as #"on him3 and ith his stri"es e are healed. All e li5e shee" have gone astray3 e have t#rned every one to his o n ay3 and the 7$6< hath laid on him the ini*#ity of #s all. 2e as o""ressed, and he as afflicted, yet he o"ened not his mo#th0 he is (ro#ght as a lam( to the sla#ghter, and as a shee" (efore her shearers is d#m(, so he o"eneth not his mo#th. 2e as ta5en from "rison and from j#dgment0 and ho shall declare his generationE for he as c#t off o#t of the land of the living0 for the transgression of my "eo"le as he stric5en. And he made his grave ith the ic5ed, and ith the rich in his death3 (eca#se he had done no violence, neither as any deceit in his mo#th. Get it "leased the 7$6< to (r#ise him3 he hath "#t him to grief0 hen tho# shalt ma5e his so#l an offering for sin, he shall see his seed, he shall "rolong his days, and the "leas#re of the 7$6< shall "ros"er in his hand. 2e shall see of the travail of his so#l, and shall (e satisfied0 (y his 5no ledge shall my righteo#s servant j#stify many3 for he shall (ear their ini*#ities. Therefore ill ; divide him a "ortion ith the great, and he shall divide the s"oil ith the strong3 (eca#se he hath "o#red o#t his so#l #nto death0 and he as n#m(ered ith the transgressors3 and he (are the sin of many, and made intercession for the transgressors. Acts .<(2=(+. The "lace of the scri"t#re hich he read as this, 2e as led as a shee" to the sla#ghter3 and li5e a lam( d#m( (efore his shearer, so o"ened he not his mo#th0 ;n his h#miliation his j#dgment as ta5en a ay0 and ho shall declare his generationE for his life is ta5en from the earth. And the e#n#ch ans ered Bhili", and said, ; "ray thee, of hom s"ea5eth the "ro"het thisE of himself, or of some other manE Then Bhili" o"ened his mo#th, and (egan at the same scri"t#re, and "reached #nto him 8es#s. He5re%s 0<2,=2.. 1or then m#st he often have s#ffered since the fo#ndation of the orld0 (#t no once in the end of the orld hath he a""eared to "#t a ay sin (y the sacrifice of himself. And as it is a""ointed #nto men once to die, (#t after this the j#dgment0 !o 9hrist as once offered to (ear the sins of many3 and #nto them that loo5 for him shall he a""ear the second time itho#t sin #nto salvation. He5re%s 12<12. A#t this man, after he had offered one sacrifice for sins for ever, sat do n on the right hand of God [+.] Romans +<12=11. 1or if, hen e ere enemies, e ere reconciled to God (y the death of his !on, m#ch more, (eing reconciled, e shall (e saved (y his life. And not only so, (#t e also joy in God thro#gh o#r 7ord 8es#s 9hrist, (y hom e have no received the atonement. 2 Corinthians +<1.. And all things are of God,

ho hath reconciled #s to himself (y 8es#s 9hrist, and hath given to #s the ministry of reconciliation3 Co!ossians 1<21=22. And yo#, that ere sometime alienated and enemies in yo#r mind (y ic5ed or5s, yet no hath he reconciled ;n the (ody of his flesh thro#gh death, to "resent yo# holy and #n(lamea(le and #nre"rovea(le in his sight. [,/] Romans .<(*. Who is he that condemnethE ;t is 9hrist that died, yea rather, that is risen again, ho is even at the right hand of God, ho also ma5eth intercession for #s. He5re%s -<2+. Wherefore he is a(le also to save them to the #ttermost that come #nto God (y him, seeing he ever liveth to ma5e intercession for them. He5re%s 0<2*. 1or 9hrist is not entered into the holy "laces made ith hands, hich are the fig#res of the tr#e3 (#t into heaven itself, no to a""ear in the "resence of God for #s. [,1] ;sa!m 112<(. Thy "eo"le shall (e illing in the day of thy "o er, in the (ea#ties of holiness from the om( of the morning0 tho# hast the de of thy yo#th. Matthe% 2.<1.=22. And 8es#s came and s"a5e #nto them, saying, All "o er is given #nto me in heaven and in earth. Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, (a"ti=ing them in the name of the 1ather, and of the !on, and of the 2oly Ghost0 Teaching them to o(serve all things hatsoever ; have commanded yo#0 and, lo, ; am ith yo# al ay, even #nto the end of the orld. Amen. 8ohn 1-<2. As tho# hast given him "o er over all flesh, that he sho#ld give eternal life to as many as tho# hast given him. Co!ossians 1<1(. Who hath delivered #s from the "o er of dar5ness, and hath translated #s into the 5ingdom of his dear !on. [,2] ;sa!m 2<,=0. Get have ; set my 5ing #"on my holy hill of Jion. ; ill declare the decree0 the 7$6< hath said #nto me, Tho# art my !on3 this day have ; (egotten thee. As5 of me, and ; shall give thee the heathen for thine inheritance, and the #ttermost "arts of the earth for thy "ossession. Tho# shalt (rea5 them ith a rod of iron3 tho# shalt dash them in "ieces li5e a "otterCs vessel. ;sa!m 112<1=2. The 7$6< said #nto my 7ord, !it tho# at my right hand, #ntil ; ma5e thine enemies thy footstool. The 7$6< shall send the rod of thy strength o#t of Jion0 r#le tho# in the midst of thine enemies. Matthe% 12<2.. A#t if ; cast o#t devils (y the !"irit of God, then the 5ingdom of God is come #nto yo#. 1 Corinthians 1+<2*=2,. Then cometh the end, hen he shall have delivered #" the 5ingdom to God, even the 1ather3 hen he shall have "#t do n all r#le and all a#thority and "o er. 1or he m#st reign, till he hath "#t all enemies #nder his feet. The last enemy that shall (e destroyed is death. Co!ossians 2<1+. And having s"oiled "rinci"alities and "o ers, he made a sho of them o"enly, tri#m"hing over them in it. [,&] : 1e 2<-. And she (ro#ght forth her first(orn son, and ra""ed him in s addling clothes, and laid him in a manger3 (eca#se there as no room for them in the inn. 2 Corinthians .<0. 1or ye 5no the grace of o#r 7ord 8es#s 9hrist, that, tho#gh he as rich, yet for yo#r sa5es he (ecame "oor, that ye thro#gh his "overty might (e rich. "a!atians *<*. A#t hen the f#lness of the time as come, God sent forth his !on, made of a oman, made #nder the la [,'] "a!atians *<*. A#t hen the f#lness of the time as come, God sent forth his !on, made of a oman, made #nder the la [,)] Isaiah +(<(. 2e is des"ised and rejected of men3 a man of sorro s, and ac*#ainted ith grief0 and e hid as it ere o#r faces from him3 he as des"ised, and e esteemed him not. : 1e 0<+.. And 8es#s said #nto him, 1o4es have holes, and (irds of the air have nests3 (#t the !on of man hath not here to lay his head. 8ohn *<,. %o 8aco(Cs ell as there. 8es#s therefore, (eing earied ith his jo#rney, sat th#s on the ell0 and it as a(o#t the si4th ho#r. 8ohn 11<(+. 8es#s e"t. He5re%s 2<1.. 1or in that he himself hath s#ffered (eing tem"ted, he is a(le to s#cco#r them that are tem"ted. [,+] ;sa!m 22<1. My God, my God, hy hast tho# forsa5en meE hy art tho# so far from hel"ing me, and from the ords of my roaringE Matthe% 2-<*,. And a(o#t the ninth ho#r 8es#s cried ith a lo#d voice, saying, :li, :li, lama sa(achthaniE that is to say, My God, my God, hy hast tho# forsa5en meE Isaiah +(<12. Get it "leased the 7$6< to (r#ise him3 he hath "#t him to grief0 hen tho# shalt ma5e his so#l an offering for sin, he shall see his seed, he shall "rolong his days, and the "leas#re of the 7$6< shall "ros"er in his hand. 1 8ohn 2<2. And he is the "ro"itiation for o#r sins0 and not for o#rs only, (#t also for the sins of the hole orld. [,,] "a!atians (<1(. 9hrist hath redeemed #s from the c#rse of the la , (eing made a c#rse for #s0 for it is ritten, 9#rsed is every one that hangeth on a tree0 ;hi!i))ians 2<.. And (eing fo#nd in fashion as a man, he h#m(led himself, and (ecame o(edient #nto death, even the death of the cross.

[,-] Matthe% 12<*2. 1or as 8onas as three days and three nights in the haleCs (elly3 so shall the !on of man (e three days and three nights in the heart of the earth. 1 Corinthians 1+<(=*. 1or ; delivered #nto yo# first of all that hich ; also received, ho that 9hrist died for o#r sins according to the scri"t#res3 And that he as (#ried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scri"t#res. [,.] 1 Corinthians 1+<*. And that he as (#ried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scri"t#res. [-/] ;sa!m ,.<1.. Tho# hast ascended on high, tho# hast led ca"tivity ca"tive0 tho# hast received gifts for men3 yea, for the re(ellio#s also, that the 7$6< God might d ell among them. Acts 1<11. Which also said, Ge men of Galilee, hy stand ye ga=ing #" into heavenE this same 8es#s, hich is ta5en #" from yo# into heaven, shall so come in li5e manner as ye have seen him go into heaven. E)hesians *<.. Wherefore he saith, When he ascended #" on high, he led ca"tivity ca"tive, and gave gifts #nto men. [-1] ;sa!m 112<1. The 7$6< said #nto my 7ord, !it tho# at my right hand, #ntil ; ma5e thine enemies thy footstool. Acts 2<((=(*. Therefore (eing (y the right hand of God e4alted, and having received of the 1ather the "romise of the 2oly Ghost, he hath shed forth this, hich ye no see and hear. 1or <avid is not ascended into the heavens0 (#t he saith himself, The 7ord said #nto my 7ord, !it tho# on my right hand, He5re%s 1<(. Who (eing the (rightness of his glory, and the e4"ress image of his "erson, and #"holding all things (y the ord of his "o er, hen he had (y himself "#rged o#r sins, sat do n on the right hand of the Majesty on high [-2] Matthe% 1,<2-. 1or the !on of man shall come in the glory of his 1ather ith his angels3 and then he shall re ard every man according to his or5s. Acts 1-<(1. Aeca#se he hath a""ointed a day, in the hich he ill j#dge the orld in righteo#sness (y that man hom he hath ordained3 hereof he hath given ass#rance #nto all men, in that he hath raised him from the dead. [-&] Tit s (<*=-. A#t after that the 5indness and love of God o#r !avio#r to ard man a""eared, %ot (y or5s of righteo#sness hich e have done, (#t according to his mercy he saved #s, (y the ashing of regeneration, and rene ing of the 2oly Ghost3 Which he shed on #s a(#ndantly thro#gh 8es#s 9hrist o#r !avio#r3 That (eing j#stified (y his grace, e sho#ld (e made heirs according to the ho"e of eternal life. [-'] Romans 12<1-. !o then faith cometh (y hearing, and hearing (y the ord of God. 1 Corinthians 2<12=1,. %o e have received, not the s"irit of the orld, (#t the s"irit hich is of God3 that e might 5no the things that are freely given to #s of God. Which things also e s"ea5, not in the ords hich manCs isdom teacheth, (#t hich the 2oly Ghost teacheth3 com"aring s"irit#al things ith s"irit#al. A#t the nat#ral man receiveth not the things of the !"irit of God0 for they are foolishness #nto him0 neither can he 5no them, (eca#se they are s"irit#ally discerned. A#t he that is s"irit#al j#dgeth all things, yet he himself is j#dged of no man. 1or ho hath 5no n the mind of the 7ord, that he may instr#ct himE A#t e have the mind of 9hrist. E)hesians 2<.. 1or (y grace are ye saved thro#gh faith3 and that not of yo#rselves0 it is the gift of God0 ;hi!i))ians 1<20. 1or #nto yo# it is given in the (ehalf of 9hrist, not only to (elieve on him, (#t also to s#ffer for his sa5e [-)] 8ohn 1+<+. ; am the vine, ye are the (ranches0 2e that a(ideth in me, and ; in him, the same (ringeth forth m#ch fr#it0 for itho#t me ye can do nothing. 1 Corinthians 1<0. God is faithf#l, (y hom ye ere called #nto the fello shi" of his !on 8es#s 9hrist o#r 7ord. E)hesians (<1-. That 9hrist may d ell in yo#r hearts (y faith3 that ye, (eing rooted and gro#nded in love [-+] Acts 2,<1.. To o"en their eyes, and to t#rn them from dar5ness to light, and from the "o er of !atan #nto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them hich are sanctified (y faith that is in me. 1 Corinthians 2<126 12. A#t God hath revealed them #nto #s (y his !"irit0 for the !"irit searcheth all things, yea, the dee" things of God.... %o e have received, not the s"irit of the orld, (#t the s"irit hich is of God3 that e might 5no the things that are freely given to #s of God. 2 Corinthians *<,. 1or God, ho commanded the light to shine o#t of dar5ness, hath shined in o#r hearts, to give the light of the 5no ledge of the glory of God in the face of 8es#s 9hrist. E)hesians 1<1-=1.. That the God of o#r 7ord 8es#s 9hrist, the 1ather of glory, may give #nto yo# the s"irit of isdom and revelation in the 5no ledge of him0 The eyes of yo#r #nderstanding (eing enlightened3 that ye may 5no hat is the ho"e of his calling, and hat the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints

[-,] 4e teronom& (2<,. And the 7$6< thy God ill circ#mcise thine heart, and the heart of thy seed, to love the 7$6< thy God ith all thine heart, and ith all thy so#l, that tho# mayest live. E?e1ie! (,<2,=2-. A ne heart also ill ; give yo#, and a ne s"irit ill ; "#t ithin yo#0 and ; ill ta5e a ay the stony heart o#t of yo#r flesh, and ; ill give yo# an heart of flesh. And ; ill "#t my s"irit ithin yo#, and ca#se yo# to al5 in my stat#tes, and ye shall 5ee" my j#dgments, and do them. 8ohn (<+. 8es#s ans ered, Derily, verily, ; say #nto thee, :4ce"t a man (e (orn of ater and of the !"irit, he cannot enter into the 5ingdom of God. Tit s (<+. %ot (y or5s of righteo#sness hich e have done, (#t according to his mercy he saved #s, (y the ashing of regeneration, and rene ing of the 2oly Ghost [--] 8ohn ,<**=*+. %o man can come to me, e4ce"t the 1ather hich hath sent me dra him0 and ; ill raise him #" at the last day. ;t is ritten in the "ro"hets, And they shall (e all ta#ght of God. :very man therefore that hath heard, and hath learned of the 1ather, cometh #nto me. Acts 1,<1*. And a certain oman named 7ydia, a seller of "#r"le, of the city of Thyatira, hich orshi""ed God, heard #s0 hose heart the 7ord o"ened, that she attended #nto the things hich ere s"o5en of Ba#l. [-.] Isaiah *+<22. 7oo5 #nto me, and (e ye saved, all the ends of the earth0 for ; am God, and there is none else. Matthe% 11<2.=(2. 9ome #nto me, all ye that la(o#r and are heavy laden, and ; ill give yo# rest. Ta5e my yo5e #"on yo#, and learn of me3 for ; am mee5 and lo ly in heart0 and ye shall find rest #nto yo#r so#ls. 1or my yo5e is easy, and my (#rden is light. Re$e!ation 22<1-. And the !"irit and the (ride say, 9ome. And let him that heareth say, 9ome. And let him that is athirst come. And hosoever ill, let him ta5e the ater of life freely. [./] Romans .<(2. Moreover hom he did "redestinate, them he also called0 and hom he called, them he also j#stified0 and hom he j#stified, them he also glorified. 1 Corinthians 1<(2. A#t of him are ye in 9hrist 8es#s, ho of God is made #nto #s isdom, and righteo#sness, and sanctification, and redem"tion0 1 Corinthians ,<11. And s#ch ere some of yo#0 (#t ye are ashed, (#t ye are sanctified, (#t ye are j#stified in the name of the 7ord 8es#s, and (y the !"irit of o#r God. E)hesians 1<+. 2aving "redestinated #s #nto the ado"tion of children (y 8es#s 9hrist to himself, according to the good "leas#re of his ill [.1] Romans (<2*. Aeing j#stified freely (y his grace thro#gh the redem"tion that is in 9hrist 8es#s. [.2] Romans *<,=.. :ven as <avid also descri(eth the (lessedness of the man, #nto hom God im"#teth righteo#sness itho#t or5s, !aying, Alessed are they hose ini*#ities are forgiven, and hose sins are covered. Alessed is the man to hom the 7ord ill not im"#te sin. 2 Corinthians +<10. To it, that God as in 9hrist, reconciling the orld #nto himself, not im"#ting their tres"asses #nto them3 and hath committed #nto #s the ord of reconciliation. [.&] 2 Corinthians +<21. 1or he hath made him to (e sin for #s, ho 5ne no sin3 that e might (e made the righteo#sness of God in him. [.'] Romans *<,6 11. :ven as <avid also descri(eth the (lessedness of the man, #nto hom God im"#teth righteo#sness itho#t or5s.... And he received the sign of circ#mcision, a seal of the righteo#sness of the faith hich he had yet (eing #ncirc#mcised0 that he might (e the father of all them that (elieve, tho#gh they (e not circ#mcised3 that righteo#sness might (e im"#ted #nto them also0 Romans +<10. 1or as (y one manCs diso(edience many ere made sinners, so (y the o(edience of one shall many (e made righteo#s. [.)] "a!atians 2<1,. Fno ing that a man is not j#stified (y the or5s of the la , (#t (y the faith of 8es#s 9hrist, even e have (elieved in 8es#s 9hrist, that e might (e j#stified (y the faith of 9hrist, and not (y the or5s of the la 0 for (y the or5s of the la shall no flesh (e j#stified. ;hi!i))ians (<0. And (e fo#nd in him, not having mine o n righteo#sness, hich is of the la , (#t that hich is thro#gh the faith of 9hrist, the righteo#sness hich is of God (y faith. [.+] 1 8ohn (<1. Aehold, hat manner of love the 1ather hath (esto ed #"on #s, that e sho#ld (e called the sons of God0 therefore the orld 5no eth #s not, (eca#se it 5ne him not. [.,] E?e1ie! (,<2-. And ; ill "#t my s"irit ithin yo#, and ca#se yo# to al5 in my stat#tes, and ye shall 5ee" my j#dgments, and do them. ;hi!i))ians 2<1(. 1or it is God hich or5eth in yo# (oth to ill and to do of his good "leas#re. 2 Thessa!onians 2<1(. A#t e are (o#nd to give than5s al ay to God for yo#, (rethren (eloved

of the 7ord, (eca#se God hath from the (eginning chosen yo# to salvation thro#gh sanctification of the !"irit and (elief of the tr#th. [.-] 2 Corinthians +<1-. Therefore if any man (e in 9hrist, he is a ne creat#re0 old things are "assed a ay3 (ehold, all things are (ecome ne . E)hesians *<2(=2*. And (e rene ed in the s"irit of yo#r mind3 And that ye "#t on the ne man, hich after God is created in righteo#sness and tr#e holiness. 1 Thessa!onians +<2(. And the very God of "eace sanctify yo# holly3 and ; "ray God yo#r hole s"irit and so#l and (ody (e "reserved (lameless #nto the coming of o#r 7ord 8es#s 9hrist. [..] E?e1ie! (,<2+=2-. Then ill ; s"rin5le clean ater #"on yo#, and ye shall (e clean0 from all yo#r filthiness, and from all yo#r idols, ill ; cleanse yo#. A ne heart also ill ; give yo#, and a ne s"irit ill ; "#t ithin yo#0 and ; ill ta5e a ay the stony heart o#t of yo#r flesh, and ; ill give yo# an heart of flesh. And ; ill "#t my s"irit ithin yo#, and ca#se yo# to al5 in my stat#tes, and ye shall 5ee" my j#dgments, and do them. Romans ,<*6 ,6 12=1*. Therefore e are (#ried ith him (y (a"tism into death0 that li5e as 9hrist as raised #" from the dead (y the glory of the 1ather, even so e also sho#ld al5 in ne ness of life.... Fno ing this, that o#r old man is cr#cified ith him, that the (ody of sin might (e destroyed, that henceforth e sho#ld not serve sin.... 7et not sin therefore reign in yo#r mortal (ody, that ye sho#ld o(ey it in the l#sts thereof. %either yield ye yo#r mem(ers as instr#ments of #nrighteo#sness #nto sin0 (#t yield yo#rselves #nto God, as those that are alive from the dead, and yo#r mem(ers as instr#ments of righteo#sness #nto God. 1or sin shall not have dominion over yo#0 for ye are not #nder the la , (#t #nder grace. 2 Corinthians -<1. 2aving therefore these "romises, dearly (eloved, let #s cleanse o#rselves from all filthiness of the flesh and s"irit, "erfecting holiness in the fear of God. 1 ;eter 2<2*. Who his o n self (are o#r sins in his o n (ody on the tree, that e, (eing dead to sins, sho#ld live #nto righteo#sness0 (y hose stri"es ye ere healed. [1//] Romans +<+. And ho"e ma5eth not ashamed3 (eca#se the love of God is shed a(road in o#r hearts (y the 2oly Ghost hich is given #nto #s. [1/1] Romans +<1. Therefore (eing j#stified (y faith, e have "eace ith God thro#gh o#r 7ord 8es#s 9hrist. [1/2] Romans 1*<1-. 1or the 5ingdom of God is not meat and drin53 (#t righteo#sness, and "eace, and joy in the 2oly Ghost. [1/&] 2 ;eter (<1.. A#t gro in grace, and in the 5no ledge of o#r 7ord and !avio#r 8es#s 9hrist. To him (e glory (oth no and for ever. Amen. [1/'] ;hi!i))ians 1<,. Aeing confident of this very thing, that he hich hath (eg#n a good or5 in yo# ill "erform it #ntil the day of 8es#s 9hrist0 1 ;eter 1<+. Who are 5e"t (y the "o er of God thro#gh faith #nto salvation ready to (e revealed in the last time. [1/)] He5re%s 12<2(. To the general assem(ly and ch#rch of the first(orn, hich are ritten in heaven, and to God the 8#dge of all, and to the s"irits of j#st men made "erfect [1/+] : 1e 2(<*(. And 8es#s said #nto him, Derily ; say #nto thee, To day shalt tho# (e ith me in "aradise. 2 Corinthians +<,6 .. Therefore e are al ays confident, 5no ing that, hilst e are at home in the (ody, e are a(sent from the 7ord.... We are confident, ; say, and illing rather to (e a(sent from the (ody, and to (e "resent ith the 7ord. ;hi!i))ians 1<2(. 1or ; am in a strait (et i4t t o, having a desire to de"art, and to (e ith 9hrist3 hich is far (etter. [1/,] 1 Thessa!onians *<1*. 1or if e (elieve that 8es#s died and rose again, even so them also hich slee" in 8es#s ill God (ring ith him. [1/-] 4anie! 12<2. And many of them that slee" in the d#st of the earth shall a a5e, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contem"t. 8ohn +<2.=20. Marvel not at this0 for the ho#r is coming, in the hich all that are in the graves shall hear his voice, And shall come forth3 they that have done good, #nto the res#rrection of life3 and they that have done evil, #nto the res#rrection of damnation. Acts 2*<1+. And have ho"e to ard God, hich they themselves also allo , that there shall (e a res#rrection of the dead, (oth of the j#st and #nj#st.

[1/.] 1 Corinthians 1+<*2=*(. !o also is the res#rrection of the dead. ;t is so n in corr#"tion3 it is raised in incorr#"tion0 ;t is so n in dishono#r3 it is raised in glory0 it is so n in ea5ness3 it is raised in "o er. [11/] Matthe% 2+<((=(*6 *,. And he shall set the shee" on his right hand, (#t the goats on the left. Then shall the Fing say #nto them on his right hand, 9ome, ye (lessed of my 1ather, inherit the 5ingdom "re"ared for yo# from the fo#ndation of the orld.... And these shall go a ay into everlasting "#nishment0 (#t the righteo#s into life eternal. [111] Romans .<20. 1or hom he did fore5no , he also did "redestinate to (e conformed to the image of his !on, that he might (e the first(orn among many (rethren. 1 8ohn (<2. Aeloved, no are e the sons of God, and it doth not yet a""ear hat e shall (e0 (#t e 5no that, hen he shall a""ear, e shall (e li5e him3 for e shall see him as he is. [112] ;sa!m 1,<11. Tho# ilt sho me the "ath of life0 in thy "resence is f#lness of joy3 at thy right hand there are "leas#res for evermore. 1 Thessa!onians *<1-. Then e hich are alive and remain shall (e ca#ght #" together ith them in the clo#ds, to meet the 7ord in the air0 and so shall e ever (e ith the 7ord. [11&] 4e teronom& 20<20. The secret things (elong #nto the 7$6< o#r God0 (#t those things hich are revealed (elong #nto #s and to o#r children for ever, that e may do all the ords of this la . Micah ,<.. 2e hath sho ed thee, $ man, hat is good3 and hat doth the 7$6< re*#ire of thee, (#t to do j#stly, and to love mercy, and to al5 h#m(ly ith thy GodE 1 8ohn +<2=(. Ay this e 5no that e love the children of God, hen e love God, and 5ee" his commandments. 1or this is the love of God, that e 5ee" his commandments0 and his commandments are not grievo#s. [11'] Romans 2<1*=1+. 1or hen the Gentiles, hich have not the la , do (y nat#re the things contained in the la , these, having not the la , are a la #nto themselves0 Which sho the or5 of the la ritten in their hearts, their conscience also (earing itness, and their tho#ghts the mean hile acc#sing or else e4c#sing one another3? Romans 12<+. 1or Moses descri(eth the righteo#sness hich is of the la , That the man hich doeth those things shall live (y them. [11)] 4e teronom& *<1(. And he declared #nto yo# his covenant, hich he commanded yo# to "erform, even ten commandments3 and he rote them #"on t o ta(les of stone. Matthe% 10<1-=10. And he said #nto him, Why callest tho# me goodE there is none good (#t one, that is, God0 (#t if tho# ilt enter into life, 5ee" the commandments. 2e saith #nto him, WhichE 8es#s said, Tho# shalt do no m#rder, Tho# shalt not commit ad#ltery, Tho# shalt not steal, Tho# shalt not (ear false itness, 2ono#r thy father and thy mother0 and, Tho# shalt love thy neigh(o#r as thyself. [11+] Matthe% 22<(-=*2. 8es#s said #nto him, Tho# shalt love the 7ord thy God ith all thy heart, and ith all thy so#l, and ith all thy mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is li5e #nto it, Tho# shalt love thy neigh(o#r as thyself. $n these t o commandments hang all the la and the "ro"hets. [11,] E/od s 22<2. ; am the 7$6< thy God, hich have (ro#ght thee o#t of the land of :gy"t, o#t of the ho#se of (ondage. 4e teronom& +<,. ; am the 7$6< thy God, hich (ro#ght thee o#t of the land of :gy"t, from the ho#se of (ondage. [11-] : 1e 1<-*=-+. That he o#ld grant #nto #s, that e (eing delivered o#t of the hand of o#r enemies might serve him itho#t fear, ;n holiness and righteo#sness (efore him, all the days of o#r life. 1 ;eter 1<1*=10. As o(edient children, not fashioning yo#rselves according to the former l#sts in yo#r ignorance0 A#t as he hich hath called yo# is holy, so (e ye holy in all manner of conversation3 Aeca#se it is ritten, Ae ye holy3 for ; am holy. And if ye call on the 1ather, ho itho#t res"ect of "ersons j#dgeth according to every manCs or5, "ass the time of yo#r sojo#rning here in fear0 1orasm#ch as ye 5no that ye ere not redeemed ith corr#"ti(le things, as silver and gold, from yo#r vain conversation received (y tradition from yo#r fathers3 A#t ith the "recio#s (lood of 9hrist, as of a lam( itho#t (lemish and itho#t s"ot. [11.] E/od s 22<(. Tho# shalt have no other gods (efore me. 4e teronom& +<-. Tho# shalt have none other gods (efore me.

[12/] 1 Chronic!es 2.<0. And tho#, !olomon my son, 5no tho# the God of thy father, and serve him ith a "erfect heart and ith a illing mind0 for the 7$6< searcheth all hearts, and #nderstandeth all the imaginations of the tho#ghts0 if tho# see5 him, he ill (e fo#nd of thee3 (#t if tho# forsa5e him, he ill cast thee off for ever. Isaiah *+<22=2+. Assem(le yo#rselves and come3 dra near together, ye that are esca"ed of the nations0 they have no 5no ledge that set #" the ood of their graven image, and "ray #nto a god that cannot save. Tell ye, and (ring them near3 yea, let them ta5e co#nsel together0 ho hath declared this from ancient timeE ho hath told it from that timeE have not ; the 7$6<E and there is no God else (eside me3 a j#st God and a !avio#r3 there is none (eside me. 7oo5 #nto me, and (e ye saved, all the ends of the earth0 for ; am God, and there is none else. ; have s orn (y myself, the ord is gone o#t of my mo#th in righteo#sness, and shall not ret#rn, That #nto me every 5nee shall (o , every tong#e shall s ear. !#rely, shall one say, in the 7$6< have ; righteo#sness and strength0 even to him shall men come3 and all that are incensed against him shall (e ashamed. ;n the 7$6< shall all the seed of ;srael (e j#stified, and shall glory. Matthe% *<12. Then saith 8es#s #nto him, Get thee hence, !atan0 for it is ritten, Tho# shalt orshi" the 7ord thy God, and him only shalt tho# serve. [121] ;sa!m 1*<1. The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. They are corr#"t, they have done a(omina(le or5s, there is none that doeth good. [122] Romans 1<22=21. 1or the invisi(le things of him from the creation of the orld are clearly seen, (eing #nderstood (y the things that are made, even his eternal "o er and Godhead3 so that they are itho#t e4c#se0 Aeca#se that, hen they 5ne God, they glorified him not as God, neither ere than5f#l3 (#t (ecame vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart as dar5ened. [12&] ;sa!m .1<12=11. ; am the 7$6< thy God, hich (ro#ght thee o#t of the land of :gy"t0 o"en thy mo#th ide, and ; ill fill it. A#t my "eo"le o#ld not hear5en to my voice3 and ;srael o#ld none of me. [12'] E?e1ie! .<1,=1.. And he (ro#ght me into the inner co#rt of the 7$6<C! ho#se, and, (ehold, at the door of the tem"le of the 7$6<, (et een the "orch and the altar, ere a(o#t five and t enty men, ith their (ac5s to ard the tem"le of the 7$6<, and their faces to ard the east3 and they orshi""ed the s#n to ard the east. Then he said #nto me, 2ast tho# seen this, $ son of manE ;s it a light thing to the ho#se of 8#dah that they commit the a(ominations hich they commit hereE for they have filled the land ith violence, and have ret#rned to "rovo5e me to anger0 and, lo, they "#t the (ranch to their nose. Therefore ill ; also deal in f#ry0 mine eye shall not s"are, neither ill ; have "ity0 and tho#gh they cry in mine ears ith a lo#d voice, yet ill ; not hear them. Romans 1<2+. Who changed the tr#th of God into a lie, and orshi""ed and served the creat#re more than the 9reator, ho is (lessed for ever. Amen. [12)] 4e teronom& (2<1-=1.. A#t if thine heart t#rn a ay, so that tho# ilt not hear, (#t shalt (e dra n a ay, and orshi" other gods, and serve them3 ; deno#nce #nto yo# this day, that ye shall s#rely "erish, and that ye shall not "rolong yo#r days #"on the land, hither tho# "assest over 8ordan to go to "ossess it. ;sa!m **<22=21. ;f e have forgotten the name of o#r God, or stretched o#t o#r hands to a strange god3 !hall not God search this o#tE for he 5no eth the secrets of the heart. E?e1ie! .<12. Then said he #nto me, !on of man, hast tho# seen hat the ancients of the ho#se of ;srael do in the dar5, every man in the cham(ers of his imageryE for they say, The 7$6< seeth #s not3 the 7$6< hath forsa5en the earth. [12+] E/od s 22<*=,. Tho# shalt not ma5e #nto thee any graven image, or any li5eness of any thing that is in heaven a(ove, or that is in the earth (eneath, or that is in the ater #nder the earth0 Tho# shalt not (o do n thyself to them, nor serve them0 for ; the 7$6< thy God am a jealo#s God, visiting the ini*#ity of the fathers #"on the children #nto the third and fo#rth generation of them that hate me3 And sho ing mercy #nto tho#sands of them that love me, and 5ee" my commandments. 4e teronom& +<.=12. Tho# shalt not ma5e thee any graven image, or any li5eness of any thing that is in heaven a(ove, or that is in the earth (eneath, or that is in the aters (eneath the earth0 Tho# shalt not (o do n thyself #nto them, nor serve them0 for ; the 7$6< thy God am a jealo#s God, visiting the ini*#ity of the fathers #"on the children #nto the third and fo#rth generation of them that hate me, And sho ing mercy #nto tho#sands of them that love me and 5ee" my commandments. [12,] 4e teronom& 12<(2. What thing soever ; command yo#, o(serve to do it0 tho# shalt not add thereto, nor diminish from it. Matthe% 2.<22. Teaching them to o(serve all things hatsoever ; have commanded yo#0 and, lo, ; am ith yo# al ay, even #nto the end of the orld. Amen.

[12-] 4e teronom& *<1+=10. Ta5e ye therefore good heed #nto yo#rselves3 for ye sa no manner of similit#de on the day that the 7$6< s"a5e #nto yo# in 2ore( o#t of the midst of the fire0 7est ye corr#"t yo#rselves, and ma5e yo# a graven image, the similit#de of any fig#re, the li5eness of male or female, The li5eness of any (east that is on the earth, the li5eness of any inged fo l that flieth in the air, The li5eness of any thing that cree"eth on the gro#nd, the li5eness of any fish that is in the aters (eneath the earth0 And lest tho# lift #" thine eyes #nto heaven, and hen tho# seest the s#n, and the moon, and the stars, even all the host of heaven, sho#ldest (e driven to orshi" them, and serve them, hich the 7$6< thy God hath divided #nto all nations #nder the hole heaven. Romans 1<22=2(. Brofessing themselves to (e ise, they (ecame fools, And changed the glory of the #ncorr#"ti(le God into an image made li5e to corr#"ti(le man, and to (irds, and fo#rfooted (easts, and cree"ing things. [12.] :e$itic s 12<1=2. And %ada( and A(ih#, the sons of Aaron, too5 either of them his censer, and "#t fire therein, and "#t incense thereon, and offered strange fire (efore the 7$6<, hich he commanded them not. And there ent o#t fire from the 7$6<, and devo#red them, and they died (efore the 7$6<. 8eremiah 10<*= +. Aeca#se they have forsa5en me, and have estranged this "lace, and have (#rned incense in it #nto other gods, hom neither they nor their fathers have 5no n, nor the 5ings of 8#dah, and have filled this "lace ith the (lood of innocents3 They have (#ilt also the high "laces of Aaal, to (#rn their sons ith fire for (#rnt offerings #nto Aaal, hich ; commanded not, nor s"a5e it, neither came it into my mind0 Co!ossians 2<1.=2(. 7et no man (eg#ile yo# of yo#r re ard in a vol#ntary h#mility and orshi""ing of angels, intr#ding into those things hich he hath not seen, vainly "#ffed #" (y his fleshly mind, And not holding the 2ead, from hich all the (ody (y joints and (ands having no#rishment ministered, and 5nit together, increaseth ith the increase of God. Wherefore if ye (e dead ith 9hrist from the r#diments of the orld, hy, as tho#gh living in the orld, are ye s#(ject to ordinances, To#ch not3 taste not3 handle not3 Which all are to "erish ith the #sing3? after the commandments and doctrines of menE Which things have indeed a sho of isdom in ill orshi", and h#mility, and neglecting of the (ody3 not in any hono#r to the satisfying of the flesh. [1&/] ;sa!m 0+<2=(6 ,=-. 7et #s come (efore his "resence ith than5sgiving, and ma5e a joyf#l noise #nto him ith "salms. 1or the 7$6< is a great God, and a great Fing a(ove all gods.... $ come, let #s orshi" and (o do n0 let #s 5neel (efore the 7$6< o#r ma5er. 1or he is o#r God3 and e are the "eo"le of his "ast#re, and the shee" of his hand. To day if ye ill hear his voice, ;sa!m 0,<0=12. $ orshi" the 7$6< in the (ea#ty of holiness0 fear (efore him, all the earth. !ay among the heathen that the 7$6< reigneth0 the orld also shall (e esta(lished that it shall not (e moved0 he shall j#dge the "eo"le righteo#sly. [1&1] E/od s 10<+. %o therefore, if ye ill o(ey my voice indeed, and 5ee" my covenant, then ye shall (e a "ec#liar treas#re #nto me a(ove all "eo"le0 for all the earth is mine0 ;sa!m *+<11. !o shall the 5ing greatly desire thy (ea#ty0 for he is thy 7ord3 and orshi" tho# him. Isaiah +*<+. 1or thy Ma5er is thine h#s(and3 the 7$6< of hosts is his name3 and thy 6edeemer the 2oly $ne of ;srael3 The God of the hole earth shall he (e called. [1&2] E/od s (*<1*. 1or tho# shalt orshi" no other god0 for the 7$6<, hose name is 8ealo#s, is a jealo#s God0 1 Corinthians 12<22. <o e "rovo5e the 7ord to jealo#syE are e stronger than heE [1&&] E/od s 22<-. Tho# shalt not ta5e the name of the 7$6< thy God in vain3 for the 7$6< ill not hold him g#iltless that ta5eth his name in vain. 4e teronom& +<11. Tho# shalt not ta5e the name of the 7$6< thy God in vain0 for the 7$6< ill not hold him g#iltless that ta5eth his name in vain. [1&'] 4e teronom& 12<22. Tho# shalt fear the 7$6< thy God3 him shalt tho# serve, and to him shalt tho# cleave, and s ear (y his name. ;sa!m 20<2. Give #nto the 7$6< the glory d#e #nto his name3 orshi" the 7$6< in the (ea#ty of holiness. Matthe% ,<0. After this manner therefore "ray ye0 $#r 1ather hich art in heaven, 2allo ed (e thy name. [1&)] 1 Chronic!es 20<12=1(. Wherefore <avid (lessed the 7$6< (efore all the congregation0 and <avid said, Alessed (e tho#, 7$6< God of ;srael o#r father, for ever and ever. Thine, $ 7$6<, is the greatness, and the "o er, and the glory, and the victory, and the majesty0 for all that is in the heaven and in the earth is thine3 thine is the 5ingdom, $ 7$6<, and tho# art e4alted as head a(ove all. Aoth riches and hono#r come of thee, and tho# reignest over all3 and in thine hand is "o er and might3 and in thine hand it is to ma5e great, and to give strength #nto all. %o therefore, o#r God, e than5 thee, and "raise thy glorio#s name. Re$e!ation 1+<(=*. And they sing the song of Moses the servant of God, and the song of the 7am(, saying, Great and marvello#s

are thy or5s, 7ord God Almighty3 j#st and tr#e are thy ays, tho# Fing of saints. Who shall not fear thee, $ 7ord, and glorify thy nameE for tho# only art holy0 for all nations shall come and orshi" (efore thee3 for thy j#dgments are made manifest. [1&+] Acts 2<*2. And they contin#ed stedfastly in the a"ostlesC doctrine and fello shi", and in (rea5ing of (read, and in "rayers. 1 Corinthians 11<2-=2.. Wherefore hosoever shall eat this (read, and drin5 this c#" of the 7ord, #n orthily, shall (e g#ilty of the (ody and (lood of the 7ord. A#t let a man e4amine himself, and so let him eat of that (read, and drin5 of that c#". [1&,] ;sa!m 1(.<2. ; ill orshi" to ard thy holy tem"le, and "raise thy name for thy loving5indness and for thy tr#th0 for tho# hast magnified thy ord a(ove all thy name. Re$e!ation 22<1.=10. 1or ; testify #nto every man that heareth the ords of the "ro"hecy of this (oo5, ;f any man shall add #nto these things, God shall add #nto him the "lag#es that are ritten in this (oo50 And if any man shall ta5e a ay from the ords of the (oo5 of this "ro"hecy, God shall ta5e a ay his "art o#t of the (oo5 of life, and o#t of the holy city, and from the things hich are ritten in this (oo5. [1&-] ;sa!m 12-<21=22. $h that men o#ld "raise the 7$6< for his goodness, and for his onderf#l or5s to the children of menH And let them sacrifice the sacrifices of than5sgiving, and declare his or5s ith rejoicing. Re$e!ation *<11. Tho# art orthy, $ 7ord, to receive glory and hono#r and "o er0 for tho# hast created all things, and for thy "leas#re they are and ere created. [1&.] :e$itic s 10<12. And ye shall not s ear (y my name falsely, neither shalt tho# "rofane the name of thy God0 ; am the 7$6<. Matthe% +<((=(-. Again, ye have heard that it hath (een said (y them of old time, Tho# shalt not fors ear thyself, (#t shalt "erform #nto the 7ord thine oaths0 A#t ; say #nto yo#, ! ear not at all3 neither (y heaven3 for it is GodCs throne0 %or (y the earth3 for it is his footstool0 neither (y 8er#salem3 for it is the city of the great Fing. %either shalt tho# s ear (y thy head, (eca#se tho# canst not ma5e one hair hite or (lac5. A#t let yo#r comm#nication (e, Gea, yea3 %ay, nay0 for hatsoever is more than these cometh of evil. 8ames +<12. A#t a(ove all things, my (rethren, s ear not, neither (y heaven, neither (y the earth, neither (y any other oath0 (#t let yo#r yea (e yea3 and yo#r nay, nay3 lest ye fall into condemnation. [1'/] 4e teronom& 2.<+.=+0. ;f tho# ilt not o(serve to do all the ords of this la that are ritten in this (oo5, that tho# mayest fear this glorio#s and fearf#l name, T2: 7$6< T2G G$<3 Then the 7$6< ill ma5e thy "lag#es onderf#l, and the "lag#es of thy seed, even great "lag#es, and of long contin#ance, and sore sic5nesses, and of long contin#ance. 1 Sam e! (<1(. 1or ; have told him that ; ill j#dge his ho#se for ever for the ini*#ity hich he 5no eth3 (eca#se his sons made themselves vile, and he restrained them not. 1 Sam e! *<11. And the ar5 of God as ta5en3 and the t o sons of :li, 2o"hni and Bhinehas, ere slain. [1'1] E/od s 22<.=11. 6emem(er the sa((ath day, to 5ee" it holy. !i4 days shalt tho# la(o#r, and do all thy or50 A#t the seventh day is the sa((ath of the 7$6< thy God0 in it tho# shalt not do any or5, tho#, nor thy son, nor thy da#ghter, thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is ithin thy gates0 1or in si4 days the 7$6< made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day0 herefore the 7$6< (lessed the sa((ath day, and hallo ed it. 4e teronom& +<12=1+. Fee" the sa((ath day to sanctify it, as the 7$6< thy God hath commanded thee. !i4 days tho# shalt la(o#r, and do all thy or50 A#t the seventh day is the sa((ath of the 7$6< thy God0 in it tho# shalt not do any or5, tho#, nor thy son, nor thy da#ghter, nor thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thine o4, nor thine ass, nor any of thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is ithin thy gates3 that thy manservant and thy maidservant may rest as ell as tho#. And remem(er that tho# ast a servant in the land of :gy"t, and that the 7$6< thy God (ro#ght thee o#t thence thro#gh a mighty hand and (y a stretched o#t arm0 therefore the 7$6< thy God commanded thee to 5ee" the sa((ath day. [1'2] E/od s (1<1(6 1,=1-. !"ea5 tho# also #nto the children of ;srael, saying, Derily my sa((aths ye shall 5ee"0 for it is a sign (et een me and yo# thro#gho#t yo#r generations3 that ye may 5no that ; am the 7$6< that doth sanctify yo#.... Wherefore the children of ;srael shall 5ee" the sa((ath, to o(serve the sa((ath thro#gho#t their generations, for a "er"et#al covenant. ;t is a sign (et een me and the children of ;srael for ever0 for in si4 days the 7$6< made heaven and earth, and on the seventh day he rested, and as refreshed. [1'&] "enesis 2<2=(. And on the seventh day God ended his or5 hich he had made3 and he rested on the seventh day from all his or5 hich he had made. And God (lessed the seventh day, and sanctified it0 (eca#se

that in it he had rested from all his or5 hich God created and made. E/od s 22<11. 1or in si4 days the 7$6< made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day0 herefore the 7$6< (lessed the sa((ath day, and hallo ed it. [1''] Mar1 2<2-=2.. And he said #nto them, The sa((ath as made for man, and not man for the sa((ath0 Therefore the !on of man is 7ord also of the sa((ath. Acts 22<-. And #"on the first day of the ee5, hen the disci"les came together to (rea5 (read, Ba#l "reached #nto them, ready to de"art on the morro 3 and contin#ed his s"eech #ntil midnight. 1 Corinthians 1,<2. I"on the first day of the ee5 let every one of yo# lay (y him in store, as God hath "ros"ered him, that there (e no gatherings hen ; come. Re$e!ation 1<12. ; as in the !"irit on the 7ordCs day, and heard (ehind me a great voice, as of a tr#m"et [1')] E/od s 22<12. A#t the seventh day is the sa((ath of the 7$6< thy God0 in it tho# shalt not do any or5, tho#, nor thy son, nor thy da#ghter, thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is ithin thy gates0 Nehemiah 1(<1+=22. ;n those days sa ; in 8#dah some treading ine "resses on the sa((ath, and (ringing in sheaves, and lading asses3 as also ine, gra"es, and figs, and all manner of (#rdens, hich they (ro#ght into 8er#salem on the sa((ath day0 and ; testified against them in the day herein they sold vict#als. There d elt men of Tyre also therein, hich (ro#ght fish, and all manner of are, and sold on the sa((ath #nto the children of 8#dah, and in 8er#salem. Then ; contended ith the no(les of 8#dah, and said #nto them, What evil thing is this that ye do, and "rofane the sa((ath dayE <id not yo#r fathers th#s, and did not o#r God (ring all this evil #"on #s, and #"on this cityE yet ye (ring more rath #"on ;srael (y "rofaning the sa((ath. And it came to "ass, that hen the gates of 8er#salem (egan to (e dar5 (efore the sa((ath, ; commanded that the gates sho#ld (e sh#t, and charged that they sho#ld not (e o"ened till after the sa((ath0 and some of my servants set ; at the gates, that there sho#ld no (#rden (e (ro#ght in on the sa((ath day. !o the merchants and sellers of all 5ind of are lodged itho#t 8er#salem once or t ice. Then ; testified against them, and said #nto them, Why lodge ye a(o#t the allE if ye do so again, ; ill lay hands on yo#. 1rom that time forth came they no more on the sa((ath. And ; commanded the 7evites that they sho#ld cleanse themselves, and that they sho#ld come and 5ee" the gates, to sanctify the sa((ath day. 6emem(er me, $ my God, concerning this also, and s"are me according to the greatness of thy mercy. Isaiah +.<1(=1*. ;f tho# t#rn a ay thy foot from the sa((ath, from doing thy "leas#re on my holy day3 and call the sa((ath a delight, the holy of the 7$6<, hono#ra(le3 and shalt hono#r him, not doing thine o n ays, nor finding thine o n "leas#re, nor s"ea5ing thine o n ords0 Then shalt tho# delight thyself in the 7$6<3 and ; ill ca#se thee to ride #"on the high "laces of the earth, and feed thee ith the heritage of 8aco( thy father0 for the mo#th of the 7$6< hath s"o5en it. [1'+] E/od s 22<.. 6emem(er the sa((ath day, to 5ee" it holy. :e$itic s 2(<(. !i4 days shall or5 (e done0 (#t the seventh day is the sa((ath of rest, an holy convocation3 ye shall do no or5 therein0 it is the sa((ath of the 7$6< in all yo#r d ellings. : 1e *<1,. And he came to %a=areth, here he had (een (ro#ght #"0 and, as his c#stom as, he ent into the synagog#e on the sa((ath day, and stood #" for to read. Acts 22<-. And #"on the first day of the ee5, hen the disci"les came together to (rea5 (read, Ba#l "reached #nto them, ready to de"art on the morro 3 and contin#ed his s"eech #ntil midnight. [1',] Matthe% 12<1=1(. At that time 8es#s ent on the sa((ath day thro#gh the corn3 and his disci"les ere an h#ngred, and (egan to "l#c5 the ears of corn, and to eat. A#t hen the Bharisees sa it, they said #nto him, Aehold, thy disci"les do that hich is not la f#l to do #"on the sa((ath day. A#t he said #nto them, 2ave ye not read hat <avid did, hen he as an h#ngred, and they that ere ith him3 2o he entered into the ho#se of God, and did eat the sho (read, hich as not la f#l for him to eat, neither for them hich ere ith him, (#t only for the "riestsE $r have ye not read in the la , ho that on the sa((ath days the "riests in the tem"le "rofane the sa((ath, and are (lamelessE A#t ; say #nto yo#, That in this "lace is one greater than the tem"le. A#t if ye had 5no n hat this meaneth, ; ill have mercy, and not sacrifice, ye o#ld not have condemned the g#iltless. 1or the !on of man is 7ord even of the sa((ath day. And hen he as de"arted thence, he ent into their synagog#e0 And, (ehold, there as a man hich had his hand ithered. And they as5ed him, saying, ;s it la f#l to heal on the sa((ath daysE that they might acc#se him. And he said #nto them, What man shall there (e among yo#, that shall have one shee", and if it fall into a "it on the sa((ath day, ill he not lay hold on it, and lift it o#tE 2o m#ch then is a man (etter than a shee"E Wherefore it is la f#l to do ell on the sa((ath days. Then saith he to the man, !tretch forth thine hand. And he stretched it forth3 and it as restored hole, li5e as the other. [1'-] Nehemiah 1(<1+=22. ;n those days sa ; in 8#dah some treading ine "resses on the sa((ath, and (ringing in sheaves, and lading asses3 as also ine, gra"es, and figs, and all manner of (#rdens, hich they

(ro#ght into 8er#salem on the sa((ath day0 and ; testified against them in the day herein they sold vict#als. There d elt men of Tyre also therein, hich (ro#ght fish, and all manner of are, and sold on the sa((ath #nto the children of 8#dah, and in 8er#salem. Then ; contended ith the no(les of 8#dah, and said #nto them, What evil thing is this that ye do, and "rofane the sa((ath dayE <id not yo#r fathers th#s, and did not o#r God (ring all this evil #"on #s, and #"on this cityE yet ye (ring more rath #"on ;srael (y "rofaning the sa((ath. And it came to "ass, that hen the gates of 8er#salem (egan to (e dar5 (efore the sa((ath, ; commanded that the gates sho#ld (e sh#t, and charged that they sho#ld not (e o"ened till after the sa((ath0 and some of my servants set ; at the gates, that there sho#ld no (#rden (e (ro#ght in on the sa((ath day. !o the merchants and sellers of all 5ind of are lodged itho#t 8er#salem once or t ice. Then ; testified against them, and said #nto them, Why lodge ye a(o#t the allE if ye do so again, ; ill lay hands on yo#. 1rom that time forth came they no more on the sa((ath. And ; commanded the 7evites that they sho#ld cleanse themselves, and that they sho#ld come and 5ee" the gates, to sanctify the sa((ath day. 6emem(er me, $ my God, concerning this also, and s"are me according to the greatness of thy mercy. Isaiah +.<1(=1*. ;f tho# t#rn a ay thy foot from the sa((ath, from doing thy "leas#re on my holy day3 and call the sa((ath a delight, the holy of the 7$6<, hono#ra(le3 and shalt hono#r him, not doing thine o n ays, nor finding thine o n "leas#re, nor s"ea5ing thine o n ords0 Then shalt tho# delight thyself in the 7$6<3 and ; ill ca#se thee to ride #"on the high "laces of the earth, and feed thee ith the heritage of 8aco( thy father0 for the mo#th of the 7$6< hath s"o5en it. Amos .<*=,. 2ear this, $ ye that s allo #" the needy, even to ma5e the "oor of the land to fail, !aying, When ill the ne moon (e gone, that e may sell cornE and the sa((ath, that e may set forth heat, ma5ing the e"hah small, and the she5el great, and falsifying the (alances (y deceitE That e may (#y the "oor for silver, and the needy for a "air of shoes3 yea, and sell the ref#se of the heatE [1'.] E/od s 22<0. !i4 days shalt tho# la(o#r, and do all thy or50 E/od s (1<1+. !i4 days may or5 (e done3 (#t in the seventh is the sa((ath of rest, holy to the 7$6<0 hosoever doeth any or5 in the sa((ath day, he shall s#rely (e "#t to death. :e$itic s 2(<(. !i4 days shall or5 (e done0 (#t the seventh day is the sa((ath of rest, an holy convocation3 ye shall do no or5 therein0 it is the sa((ath of the 7$6< in all yo#r d ellings. [1)/] "enesis 2<2=(. And on the seventh day God ended his or5 hich he had made3 and he rested on the seventh day from all his or5 hich he had made. And God (lessed the seventh day, and sanctified it0 (eca#se that in it he had rested from all his or5 hich God created and made. E/od s 22<11. 1or in si4 days the 7$6< made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day0 herefore the 7$6< (lessed the sa((ath day, and hallo ed it. E/od s (1<1-. ;t is a sign (et een me and the children of ;srael for ever0 for in si4 days the 7$6< made heaven and earth, and on the seventh day he rested, and as refreshed. [1)1] E/od s 22<12. 2ono#r thy father and thy mother0 that thy days may (e long #"on the land hich the 7$6< thy God giveth thee. 4e teronom& +<1,. 2ono#r thy father and thy mother, as the 7$6< thy God hath commanded thee3 that thy days may (e "rolonged, and that it may go ell ith thee, in the land hich the 7$6< thy God giveth thee. [1)2] Romans 1(<16 -. 7et every so#l (e s#(ject #nto the higher "o ers. 1or there is no "o er (#t of God0 the "o ers that (e are ordained of God.... 6ender therefore to all their d#es0 tri(#te to hom tri(#te is d#e3 c#stom to hom c#stom3 fear to hom fear3 hono#r to hom hono#r. E)hesians +<21=226 2*. !#(mitting yo#rselves one to another in the fear of God. Wives, s#(mit yo#rselves #nto yo#r o n h#s(ands, as #nto the 7ord.... Therefore as the ch#rch is s#(ject #nto 9hrist, so let the ives (e to their o n h#s(ands in every thing. E)hesians ,<16 *=+6 0. 9hildren, o(ey yo#r "arents in the 7ord0 for this is right.... And, ye fathers, "rovo5e not yo#r children to rath0 (#t (ring them #" in the n#rt#re and admonition of the 7ord. !ervants, (e o(edient to them that are yo#r masters according to the flesh, ith fear and trem(ling, in singleness of yo#r heart, as #nto 9hrist.... And, ye masters, do the same things #nto them, for(earing threatening0 5no ing that yo#r Master also is in heaven3 neither is there res"ect of "ersons ith him. 1 ;eter 2<1-. 2ono#r all men. 7ove the (rotherhood. 1ear God. 2ono#r the 5ing. [1)&] Matthe% 1+<*=,. 1or God commanded, saying, 2ono#r thy father and mother0 and, 2e that c#rseth father or mother, let him die the death. A#t ye say, Whosoever shall say to his father or his mother, ;t is a gift, (y hatsoever tho# mightest (e "rofited (y me3 And hono#r not his father or his mother, he shall (e free. Th#s have ye made the commandment of God of none effect (y yo#r tradition. Romans 1(<.. $ e no man any thing, (#t to love one another0 for he that loveth another hath f#lfilled the la .

[1)'] E/od s 22<12. 2ono#r thy father and thy mother0 that thy days may (e long #"on the land hich the 7$6< thy God giveth thee. 4e teronom& +<1,. 2ono#r thy father and thy mother, as the 7$6< thy God hath commanded thee3 that thy days may (e "rolonged, and that it may go ell ith thee, in the land hich the 7$6< thy God giveth thee. E)hesians ,<2=(. 2ono#r thy father and mother3 hich is the first commandment ith "romise3 That it may (e ell ith thee, and tho# mayest live long on the earth. [1))] E/od s 22<1(. Tho# shalt not 5ill. 4e teronom& +<1-. Tho# shalt not 5ill. [1)+] E)hesians +<2.=20. !o o#ght men to love their ives as their o n (odies. 2e that loveth his ife loveth himself. 1or no man ever yet hated his o n flesh3 (#t no#risheth and cherisheth it, even as the 7ord the ch#rch. [1),] "enesis 0<,. Whoso sheddeth manCs (lood, (y man shall his (lood (e shed0 for in the image of God made he man. Matthe% +<22. A#t ; say #nto yo#, That hosoever is angry ith his (rother itho#t a ca#se shall (e in danger of the j#dgment0 and hosoever shall say to his (rother, 6aca, shall (e in danger of the co#ncil0 (#t hosoever shall say, Tho# fool, shall (e in danger of hell fire. 1 8ohn (<1+. Whosoever hateth his (rother is a m#rderer0 and ye 5no that no m#rderer hath eternal life a(iding in him. [1)-] E/od s 22<1*. Tho# shalt not commit ad#ltery. 4e teronom& +<1.. %either shalt tho# commit ad#ltery. [1).] 1 Corinthians -<2=(6 +. %evertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his o n ife, and let every oman have her o n h#s(and. 7et the h#s(and render #nto the ife d#e (enevolence0 and li5e ise also the ife #nto the h#s(and.... <efra#d ye not one the other, e4ce"t it (e ith consent for a time, that ye may give yo#rselves to fasting and "rayer3 and come together again, that !atan tem"t yo# not for yo#r incontinency. 1 Thessa!onians *<(=+. 1or this is the ill of God, even yo#r sanctification, that ye sho#ld a(stain from fornication0 That every one of yo# sho#ld 5no ho to "ossess his vessel in sanctification and hono#r3 %ot in the l#st of conc#"iscence, even as the Gentiles hich 5no not God. [1+/] Matthe% +<2.. A#t ; say #nto yo#, That hosoever loo5eth on a oman to l#st after her hath committed ad#ltery ith her already in his heart. E)hesians +<(=*. A#t fornication, and all #ncleanness, or coveto#sness, let it not (e once named among yo#, as (ecometh saints3 %either filthiness, nor foolish tal5ing, nor jesting, hich are not convenient0 (#t rather giving of than5s. [1+1] E/od s 22<1+. Tho# shalt not steal. 4e teronom& +<10. %either shalt tho# steal. [1+2] :e$itic s 2+<(+. And if thy (rother (e a4en "oor, and fallen in decay ith thee3 then tho# shalt relieve him0 yea, tho#gh he (e a stranger, or a sojo#rner3 that he may live ith thee. E)hesians *<2.5. A#t rather let him la(o#r, or5ing ith his hands the thing hich is good, that he may have to give to him that needeth. ;hi!i))ians 2<*. 7oo5 not every man on his o n things, (#t every man also on the things of others. [1+&] ;ro$er5s 2.<10 ff. 2e that tilleth his land shall have "lenty of (read0 (#t he that follo eth after vain "ersons shall have "overty eno#gh. A faithf#l man shall a(o#nd ith (lessings0 (#t he that ma5eth haste to (e rich shall not (e innocent.... 2e that hasteth to (e rich hath an evil eye, and considereth not that "overty shall come #"on him.... Whoso ro((eth his father or his mother, and saith, ;t is no transgression3 the same is the com"anion of a destroyer.... 2e that giveth #nto the "oor shall not lac50 (#t he that hideth his eyes shall have many a c#rse. E)hesians *<2.a. 7et him that stole steal no more. 2 Thessa!onians (<12. 1or even hen e ere ith yo#, this e commanded yo#, that if any o#ld not or5, neither sho#ld he eat. 1 Timoth& +<.. A#t if any "rovide not for his o n, and s"ecially for those of his o n ho#se, he hath denied the faith, and is orse than an infidel. [1+'] E/od s 22<1,. Tho# shalt not (ear false itness against thy neigh(o#r. 4e teronom& +<22. %either shalt tho# (ear false itness against thy neigh(o#r. [1+)] @echariah .<1,. These are the things that ye shall do3 !"ea5 ye every man the tr#th to his neigh(o#r3 e4ec#te the j#dgment of tr#th and "eace in yo#r gates0 Acts 2+<12. Then said Ba#l, ; stand at 9aesarCs j#dgment seat, here ; o#ght to (e j#dged0 to the 8e s have ; done no rong, as tho# very ell 5no est. ( 8ohn 12. <emetri#s hath good re"ort of all men, and of the tr#th itself0 yea, and e also (ear record3 and ye 5no that o#r record is tr#e.

[1++] ;ro$er5s 1*<+6 2+. A faithf#l itness ill not lie0 (#t a false itness ill #tter lies.... A tr#e itness delivereth so#ls0 (#t a deceitf#l itness s"ea5eth lies. [1+,] :e$itic s 10<1,. Tho# shalt not go #" and do n as a tale(earer among thy "eo"le0 neither shalt tho# stand against the (lood of thy neigh(o#r0 ; am the 7$6<. ;sa!m 1+<(. 2e that (ac5(iteth not ith his tong#e, nor doeth evil to his neigh(o#r, nor ta5eth #" a re"roach against his neigh(o#r. ;ro$er5s ,<1,=10. These si4 things doth the 7$6< hate0 yea, seven are an a(omination #nto him0 A "ro#d loo5, a lying tong#e, and hands that shed innocent (lood, An heart that deviseth ic5ed imaginations, feet that (e s ift in r#nning to mischief, A false itness that s"ea5eth lies, and he that so eth discord among (rethren. : 1e (<1*. And the soldiers li5e ise demanded of him, saying, And hat shall e doE And he said #nto them, <o violence to no man, neither acc#se any falsely3 and (e content ith yo#r ages. [1+-] E/od s 22<1-. Tho# shalt not covet thy neigh(o#rCs ho#se, tho# shalt not covet thy neigh(o#rCs ife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his o4, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neigh(o#rCs. 4e teronom& +<21. %either shalt tho# desire thy neigh(o#rCs ife, neither shalt tho# covet thy neigh(o#rCs ho#se, his field, or his manservant, or his maidservant, his o4, or his ass, or any thing that is thy neigh(o#rCs. [1+.] ;sa!m (*<1. ; ill (less the 7$6< at all times0 his "raise shall contin#ally (e in my mo#th. ;hi!i))ians *<11. %ot that ; s"ea5 in res"ect of ant0 for ; have learned, in hatsoever state ; am, there ith to (e content. 1 Timoth& ,<,. A#t godliness ith contentment is great gain. He5re%s 1(<+. 7et yo#r conversation (e itho#t coveto#sness3 and (e content ith s#ch things as ye have0 for he hath said, ; ill never leave thee, nor forsa5e thee. [1,/] : 1e 1+<,6 06 11=(2. And hen he cometh home, he calleth together his friends and neigh(o#rs, saying #nto them, 6ejoice ith me3 for ; have fo#nd my shee" hich as lost.... And hen she hath fo#nd it, she calleth her friends and her neigh(o#rs together, saying, 6ejoice ith me3 for ; have fo#nd the "iece hich ; had lost.... And he said, A certain man had t o sons0 And the yo#nger of them said to his father, 1ather, give me the "ortion of goods that falleth to me. And he divided #nto them his living. And not many days after the yo#nger son gathered all together, and too5 his jo#rney into a far co#ntry, and there asted his s#(stance ith rioto#s living. And hen he had s"ent all, there arose a mighty famine in that land3 and he (egan to (e in ant. And he ent and joined himself to a citi=en of that co#ntry3 and he sent him into his fields to feed s ine. And he o#ld fain have filled his (elly ith the h#s5s that the s ine did eat0 and no man gave #nto him. And hen he came to himself, he said, 2o many hired servants of my fatherCs have (read eno#gh and to s"are, and ; "erish ith h#ngerH ; ill arise and go to my father, and ill say #nto him, 1ather, ; have sinned against heaven, and (efore thee, And am no more orthy to (e called thy son0 ma5e me as one of thy hired servants. And he arose, and came to his father. A#t hen he as yet a great ay off, his father sa him, and had com"assion, and ran, and fell on his nec5, and 5issed him. And the son said #nto him, 1ather, ; have sinned against heaven, and in thy sight, and am no more orthy to (e called thy son. A#t the father said to his servants, Aring forth the (est ro(e, and "#t it on him3 and "#t a ring on his hand, and shoes on his feet0 And (ring hither the fatted calf, and 5ill it3 and let #s eat, and (e merry0 1or this my son as dead, and is alive again3 he as lost, and is fo#nd. And they (egan to (e merry. %o his elder son as in the field0 and as he came and dre nigh to the ho#se, he heard m#sic and dancing. And he called one of the servants, and as5ed hat these things meant. And he said #nto him, Thy (rother is come3 and thy father hath 5illed the fatted calf, (eca#se he hath received him safe and so#nd. And he as angry, and o#ld not go in0 therefore came his father o#t, and entreated him. And he ans ering said to his father, 7o, these many years do ; serve thee, neither transgressed ; at any time thy commandment0 and yet tho# never gavest me a 5id, that ; might ma5e merry ith my friends0 A#t as soon as this thy son as come, hich hath devo#red thy living ith harlots, tho# hast 5illed for him the fatted calf. And he said #nto him, !on, tho# art ever ith me, and all that ; have is thine. ;t as meet that e sho#ld ma5e merry, and (e glad0 for this thy (rother as dead, and is alive again3 and as lost, and is fo#nd. Romans 12<1+. 6ejoice ith them that do rejoice, and ee" ith them that ee". ;hi!i))ians 2<*. 7oo5 not every man on his o n things, (#t every man also on the things of others. [1,1] 1 Corinthians 12<12. %either m#rm#r ye, as some of them also m#rm#red, and ere destroyed of the destroyer. 8ames (<1*=1,. A#t if ye have (itter envying and strife in yo#r hearts, glory not, and lie not against the tr#th. This isdom descendeth not from a(ove, (#t is earthly, sens#al, devilish. 1or here envying and strife is, there is conf#sion and every evil or5.

[1,2] "a!atians +<2,. 7et #s not (e desiro#s of vain glory, "rovo5ing one another, envying one another. Co!ossians (<+. Mortify therefore yo#r mem(ers hich are #"on the earth3 fornication, #ncleanness, inordinate affection, evil conc#"iscence, and coveto#sness, hich is idolatry. [1,&] "enesis .<21. And the 7$6< smelled a s eet savo#r3 and the 7$6< said in his heart, ; ill not again c#rse the gro#nd any more for manCs sa5e3 for the imagination of manCs heart is evil from his yo#th3 neither ill ; again smite any more every thing living, as ; have done. Romans (<0 ff.6 2(. What thenE are e (etter than theyE %o, in no ise0 for e have (efore "roved (oth 8e s and Gentiles, that they are all #nder sin3 As it is ritten, There is none righteo#s, no, not one0 There is none that #nderstandeth, there is none that see5eth after God. They are all gone o#t of the ay, they are together (ecome #n"rofita(le3 there is none that doeth good, no, not one. Their throat is an o"en se"#lchre3 ith their tong#es they have #sed deceit3 the "oison of as"s is #nder their li"s0 Whose mo#th is f#ll of c#rsing and (itterness0 Their feet are s ift to shed (lood0 <estr#ction and misery are in their ays0 And the ay of "eace have they not 5no n0 There is no fear of God (efore their eyes.... 1or all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God [1,'] E?e1ie! .<,6 1(6 1+. 2e said f#rthermore #nto me, !on of man, seest tho# hat they doE even the great a(ominations that the ho#se of ;srael committeth here, that ; sho#ld go far off from my sanct#aryE (#t t#rn thee yet again, and tho# shalt see greater a(ominations.... 2e said also #nto me, T#rn thee yet again, and tho# shalt see greater a(ominations that they do.... Then said he #nto me, 2ast tho# seen this, $ son of manE t#rn thee yet again, and tho# shalt see greater a(ominations than these. Matthe% 11<22=2*. Then (egan he to #"(raid the cities herein most of his mighty or5s ere done, (eca#se they re"ented not0 Woe #nto thee, 9hora=inH oe #nto thee, AethsaidaH for if the mighty or5s, hich ere done in yo#, had (een done in Tyre and !idon, they o#ld have re"ented long ago in sac5cloth and ashes. A#t ; say #nto yo#, ;t shall (e more tolera(le for Tyre and !idon at the day of j#dgment, than for yo#. And tho#, 9a"erna#m, hich art e4alted #nto heaven, shalt (e (ro#ght do n to hell0 for if the mighty or5s, hich have (een done in thee, had (een done in !odom, it o#ld have remained #ntil this day. A#t ; say #nto yo#, That it shall (e more tolera(le for the land of !odom in the day of j#dgment, than for thee. 8ohn 10<11. 8es#s ans ered, Tho# co#ldest have no "o er at all against me, e4ce"t it ere given thee from a(ove0 therefore he that delivered me #nto thee hath the greater sin. [1,)] Matthe% 2+<*1. Then shall he say also #nto them on the left hand, <e"art from me, ye c#rsed, into everlasting fire, "re"ared for the devil and his angels0 "a!atians (<12. 1or as many as are of the or5s of the la are #nder the c#rse0 for it is ritten, 9#rsed is every one that contin#eth not in all things hich are ritten in the (oo5 of the la to do them. E)hesians +<,. 7et no man deceive yo# ith vain ords0 for (eca#se of these things cometh the rath of God #"on the children of diso(edience. 8ames 2<12. 1or hosoever shall 5ee" the hole la , and yet offend in one "oint, he is g#ilty of all. [1,+] Mar1 1<1+. And saying, The time is f#lfilled, and the 5ingdom of God is at hand0 re"ent ye, and (elieve the gos"el. Acts 22<21. Testifying (oth to the 8e s, and also to the Gree5s, re"entance to ard God, and faith to ard o#r 7ord 8es#s 9hrist. [1,,] Acts 2<(.. Then Beter said #nto them, 6e"ent, and (e (a"ti=ed every one of yo# in the name of 8es#s 9hrist for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the 2oly Ghost. 1 Corinthians 11<2*=2+. And hen he had given than5s, he (ra5e it, and said, Ta5e, eat0 this is my (ody, hich is (ro5en for yo#0 this do in remem(rance of me. After the same manner also he too5 the c#", hen he had s#""ed, saying, This c#" is the ne testament in my (lood0 this do ye, as oft as ye drin5 it, in remem(rance of me. Co!ossians (<1,. 7et the ord of 9hrist d ell in yo# richly in all isdom3 teaching and admonishing one another in "salms and hymns and s"irit#al songs, singing ith grace in yo#r hearts to the 7ord. [1,-] E)hesians 2<.=0. 1or (y grace are ye saved thro#gh faith3 and that not of yo#rselves0 it is the gift of God0 %ot of or5s, lest any man sho#ld (oast. Cf. Romans *<1,. Therefore it is of faith, that it might (e (y grace3 to the end the "romise might (e s#re to all the seed3 not to that only hich is of the la , (#t to that also hich is of the faith of A(raham3 ho is the father of #s all [1,.] 8ohn 22<(2=(1. And many other signs tr#ly did 8es#s in the "resence of his disci"les, hich are not ritten in this (oo50 A#t these are ritten, that ye might (elieve that 8es#s is the 9hrist, the !on of God3 and that (elieving ye might have life thro#gh his name. "a!atians 2<1+=1,. We ho are 8e s (y nat#re, and not sinners of the Gentiles, Fno ing that a man is not j#stified (y the or5s of the la , (#t (y the faith of 8es#s 9hrist, even e have (elieved in 8es#s 9hrist, that e might (e j#stified (y the faith of 9hrist, and not (y the

or5s of the la 0 for (y the or5s of the la shall no flesh (e j#stified. ;hi!i))ians (<(=11. 1or e are the circ#mcision, hich orshi" God in the s"irit, and rejoice in 9hrist 8es#s, and have no confidence in the flesh. Tho#gh ; might also have confidence in the flesh. ;f any other man thin5eth that he hath hereof he might tr#st in the flesh, ; more0 9irc#mcised the eighth day, of the stoc5 of ;srael, of the tri(e of Aenjamin, an 2e(re of the 2e(re s3 as to#ching the la , a Bharisee3 9oncerning =eal, "ersec#ting the ch#rch3 to#ching the righteo#sness hich is in the la , (lameless. A#t hat things ere gain to me, those ; co#nted loss for 9hrist. Gea do#(tless, and ; co#nt all things (#t loss for the e4cellency of the 5no ledge of 9hrist 8es#s my 7ord0 for hom ; have s#ffered the loss of all things, and do co#nt them (#t d#ng, that ; may in 9hrist, And (e fo#nd in him, not having mine o n righteo#sness, hich is of the la , (#t that hich is thro#gh the faith of 9hrist, the righteo#sness hich is of God (y faith0 That ; may 5no him, and the "o er of his res#rrection, and the fello shi" of his s#fferings, (eing made conforma(le #nto his death3 ;f (y any means ; might attain #nto the res#rrection of the dead. [1-/] Acts 11<1.. When they heard these things, they held their "eace, and glorified God, saying, Then hath God also to the Gentiles granted re"entance #nto life. 2 Timoth& 2<2+. ;n mee5ness instr#cting those that o""ose themselves3 if God "eradvent#re ill give them re"entance to the ac5no ledging of the tr#th [1-1] ;sa!m +1<1=*. 2ave mercy #"on me, $ God, according to thy loving5indness0 according #nto the m#ltit#de of thy tender mercies (lot o#t my transgressions. Wash me thoro#ghly from mine ini*#ity, and cleanse me from my sin. 1or ; ac5no ledge my transgressions0 and my sin is ever (efore me. Against thee, thee only, have ; sinned, and done this evil in thy sight0 that tho# mightest (e j#stified hen tho# s"ea5est, and (e clear hen tho# j#dgest. 8oe! 2<1(. And rend yo#r heart, and not yo#r garments, and t#rn #nto the 7$6< yo#r God0 for he is gracio#s and mercif#l, slo to anger, and of great 5indness, and re"enteth him of the evil. : 1e 1+<-6 12. ; say #nto yo#, that li5e ise joy shall (e in heaven over one sinner that re"enteth, more than over ninety and nine j#st "ersons, hich need no re"entance.... 7i5e ise, ; say #nto yo#, there is joy in the "resence of the angels of God over one sinner that re"enteth. Acts 2<(-. %o hen they heard this, they ere "ric5ed in their heart, and said #nto Beter and to the rest of the a"ostles, Men and (rethren, hat shall e doE [1-2] 8eremiah (1<1.=10. ; have s#rely heard :"hraim (emoaning himself th#s3 Tho# hast chastised me, and ; as chastised, as a (#lloc5 #nacc#stomed to the yo5e0 t#rn tho# me, and ; shall (e t#rned3 for tho# art the 7$6< my God. !#rely after that ; as t#rned, ; re"ented3 and after that ; as instr#cted, ; smote #"on my thigh0 ; as ashamed, yea, even confo#nded, (eca#se ; did (ear the re"roach of my yo#th. : 1e 1<1,=1-. And many of the children of ;srael shall he t#rn to the 7ord their God. And he shall go (efore him in the s"irit and "o er of :lias, to t#rn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the diso(edient to the isdom of the j#st3 to ma5e ready a "eo"le "re"ared for the 7ord. 1 Thessa!onians 1<0. 1or they themselves sho of #s hat manner of entering in e had #nto yo#, and ho ye t#rned to God from idols to serve the living and tr#e God [1-&] 2 Chronic!es -<1*. ;f my "eo"le, hich are called (y my name, shall h#m(le themselves, and "ray, and see5 my face, and t#rn from their ic5ed ays3 then ill ; hear from heaven, and ill forgive their sin, and ill heal their land. ;sa!m 110<+-=,*. Tho# art my "ortion, $ 7$6<0 ; have said that ; o#ld 5ee" thy ords. ; entreated thy favo#r ith my hole heart0 (e mercif#l #nto me according to thy ord. ; tho#ght on my ays, and t#rned my feet #nto thy testimonies. ; made haste, and delayed not to 5ee" thy commandments. The (ands of the ic5ed have ro((ed me0 (#t ; have not forgotten thy la . At midnight ; ill rise to give than5s #nto thee (eca#se of thy righteo#s j#dgments. ; am a com"anion of all them that fear thee, and of them that 5ee" thy "rece"ts. The earth, $ 7$6<, is f#ll of thy mercy0 teach me thy stat#tes. Matthe% (<.. Aring forth therefore fr#its meet for re"entance0 2 Corinthians -<12. 1or godly sorro or5eth re"entance to salvation not to (e re"ented of0 (#t the sorro of the orld or5eth death. [1-'] Matthe% 2.<1.=22. And 8es#s came and s"a5e #nto them, saying, All "o er is given #nto me in heaven and in earth. Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, (a"ti=ing them in the name of the 1ather, and of the !on, and of the 2oly Ghost0 Teaching them to o(serve all things hatsoever ; have commanded yo#0 and, lo, ; am ith yo# al ay, even #nto the end of the orld. Amen. Acts 2<*1=*2. Then they that gladly received his ord ere (a"ti=ed0 and the same day there ere added #nto them a(o#t three tho#sand so#ls. And they contin#ed stedfastly in the a"ostlesC doctrine and fello shi", and in (rea5ing of (read, and in "rayers. [1-)] Nehemiah .<.=0. !o they read in the (oo5 in the la of God distinctly, and gave the sense, and ca#sed them to #nderstand the reading. And %ehemiah, hich is the Tirshatha, and :=ra the "riest the scri(e, and the 7evites that ta#ght the "eo"le, said #nto all the "eo"le, This day is holy #nto the 7$6< yo#r God3 mo#rn not,

nor ee". 1or all the "eo"le e"t, hen they heard the ords of the la . Acts 22<(2. And no , (rethren, ; commend yo# to God, and to the ord of his grace, hich is a(le to (#ild yo# #", and to give yo# an inheritance among all them hich are sanctified. Romans 12<1*=1-. 2o then shall they call on him in hom they have not (elievedE and ho shall they (elieve in him of hom they have not heardE and ho shall they hear itho#t a "reacherE And ho shall they "reach, e4ce"t they (e sentE as it is ritten, 2o (ea#tif#l are the feet of them that "reach the gos"el of "eace, and (ring glad tidings of good thingsH A#t they have not all o(eyed the gos"el. 1or :saias saith, 7ord, ho hath (elieved o#r re"ortE !o then faith cometh (y hearing, and hearing (y the ord of God. 2 Timoth& (<1+=1-. And that from a child tho# hast 5no n the holy scri"t#res, hich are a(le to ma5e thee ise #nto salvation thro#gh faith hich is in 9hrist 8es#s. All scri"t#re is given (y ins"iration of God, and is "rofita(le for doctrine, for re"roof, for correction, for instr#ction in righteo#sness0 That the man of God may (e "erfect, thoro#ghly f#rnished #nto all good or5s. [1-+] 4e teronom& ,<1, ff. Ge shall not tem"t the 7$6< yo#r God, as ye tem"ted him in Massah. Ge shall diligently 5ee" the commandments of the 7$6< yo#r God, and his testimonies, and his stat#tes, hich he hath commanded thee. And tho# shalt do that hich is right and good in the sight of the 7$6<0 that it may (e ell ith thee, and that tho# mayest go in and "ossess the good land hich the 7$6< s are #nto thy fathers, ;sa!m 110<1.. $"en tho# mine eyes, that ; may (ehold ondro#s things o#t of thy la . 1 ;eter 2<1=2. Wherefore laying aside all malice, and all g#ile, and hy"ocrisies, and envies, and all evil s"ea5ings, As ne (orn (a(es, desire the sincere mil5 of the ord, that ye may gro there(y. [1-,] ;sa!m 110<11. Thy ord have ; hid in mine heart, that ; might not sin against thee. 2 Thessa!onians 2<12. And ith all deceiva(leness of #nrighteo#sness in them that "erish3 (eca#se they received not the love of the tr#th, that they might (e saved. He5re%s *<2. 1or #nto #s as the gos"el "reached, as ell as #nto them0 (#t the ord "reached did not "rofit them, not (eing mi4ed ith faith in them that heard it. 8ames 1<22=2+. A#t (e ye doers of the ord, and not hearers only, deceiving yo#r o n selves. 1or if any (e a hearer of the ord, and not a doer, he is li5e #nto a man (eholding his nat#ral face in a glass0 1or he (eholdeth himself, and goeth his ay, and straight ay forgetteth hat manner of man he as. A#t hoso loo5eth into the "erfect la of li(erty, and contin#eth therein, he (eing not a forgetf#l hearer, (#t a doer of the or5, this man shall (e (lessed in his deed. [1--] 1 Corinthians (<-. !o then neither is he that "lanteth any thing, neither he that atereth3 (#t God that giveth the increase. Cf. 1 Corinthians 1<12=1-. %o this ; say, that every one of yo# saith, ; am of Ba#l3 and ; of A"ollos3 and ; of 9e"has3 and ; of 9hrist. ;s 9hrist dividedE as Ba#l cr#cified for yo#E or ere ye (a"ti=ed in the name of Ba#lE ; than5 God that ; (a"ti=ed none of yo#, (#t 9ris"#s and Gai#s3 7est any sho#ld say that ; had (a"ti=ed in mine o n name. And ; (a"ti=ed also the ho#sehold of !te"hanas0 (esides, ; 5no not hether ; (a"ti=ed any other. 1or 9hrist sent me not to (a"ti=e, (#t to "reach the gos"el0 not ith isdom of ords, lest the cross of 9hrist sho#ld (e made of none effect. [1-.] Matthe% 2.<10. Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, (a"ti=ing them in the name of the 1ather, and of the !on, and of the 2oly Ghost0 Matthe% 2,<2,=2.. And as they ere eating, 8es#s too5 (read, and (lessed it, and (ra5e it, and gave it to the disci"les, and said, Ta5e, eat3 this is my (ody. And he too5 the c#", and gave than5s, and gave it to them, saying, <rin5 ye all of it3 1or this is my (lood of the ne testament, hich is shed for many for the remission of sins. Mar1 1*<22=2+. And as they did eat, 8es#s too5 (read, and (lessed, and (ra5e it, and gave to them, and said, Ta5e, eat0 this is my (ody. And he too5 the c#", and hen he had given than5s, he gave it to them0 and they all dran5 of it. And he said #nto them, This is my (lood of the ne testament, hich is shed for many. Derily ; say #nto yo#, ; ill drin5 no more of the fr#it of the vine, #ntil that day that ; drin5 it ne in the 5ingdom of God. : 1e 22<10=22. And he too5 (read, and gave than5s, and (ra5e it, and gave #nto them, saying, This is my (ody hich is given for yo#0 this do in remem(rance of me. 7i5e ise also the c#" after s#""er, saying, This c#" is the ne testament in my (lood, hich is shed for yo#. 1 Corinthians 1<22=2,. 1or the 8e s re*#ire a sign, and the Gree5s see5 after isdom0 A#t e "reach 9hrist cr#cified, #nto the 8e s a st#m(ling(loc5, and #nto the Gree5s foolishness3 A#t #nto them hich are called, (oth 8e s and Gree5s, 9hrist the "o er of God, and the isdom of God. Aeca#se the foolishness of God is iser than men3 and the ea5ness of God is stronger than men. 1or ye see yo#r calling, (rethren, ho that not many ise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many no(le, are called. [1./] "a!atians (<2-. 1or as many of yo# as have (een (a"ti=ed into 9hrist have "#t on 9hrist. 1 Corinthians 12<1,=1-. The c#" of (lessing hich e (less, is it not the comm#nion of the (lood of 9hristE The (read hich

e (rea5, is it not the comm#nion of the (ody of 9hristE 1or e (eing many are one (read, and one (ody0 for e are all "arta5ers of that one (read. [1.1] Matthe% 2.<10. Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, (a"ti=ing them in the name of the 1ather, and of the !on, and of the 2oly Ghost. [1.2] 1 Corinthians 11<2(=2,. 1or ; have received of the 7ord that hich also ; delivered #nto yo#, That the 7ord 8es#s the same night in hich he as (etrayed too5 (read0 And hen he had given than5s, he (ra5e it, and said, Ta5e, eat0 this is my (ody, hich is (ro5en for yo#0 this do in remem(rance of me. After the same manner also he too5 the c#", hen he had s#""ed, saying, This c#" is the ne testament in my (lood0 this do ye, as oft as ye drin5 it, in remem(rance of me. 1or as often as ye eat this (read, and drin5 this c#", ye do sho the 7ordCs death till he come. [1.&] Matthe% 2.<10. Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, (a"ti=ing them in the name of the 1ather, and of the !on, and of the 2oly Ghost. [1.'] Acts 2<(.=*2. Then Beter said #nto them, 6e"ent, and (e (a"ti=ed every one of yo# in the name of 8es#s 9hrist for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the 2oly Ghost. 1or the "romise is #nto yo#, and to yo#r children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the 7ord o#r God shall call. And ith many other ords did he testify and e4hort, saying, !ave yo#rselves from this #nto ard generation. Then they that gladly received his ord ere (a"ti=ed0 and the same day there ere added #nto them a(o#t three tho#sand so#ls. And they contin#ed stedfastly in the a"ostlesC doctrine and fello shi", and in (rea5ing of (read, and in "rayers. Acts 22<1,. And no hy tarriest tho#E arise, and (e (a"ti=ed, and ash a ay thy sins, calling on the name of the 7ord. Romans ,<(=*. Fno ye not, that so many of #s as ere (a"ti=ed into 8es#s 9hrist ere (a"ti=ed into his deathE Therefore e are (#ried ith him (y (a"tism into death0 that li5e as 9hrist as raised #" from the dead (y the glory of the 1ather, even so e also sho#ld al5 in ne ness of life. "a!atians (<2,=2-. 1or ye are all the children of God (y faith in 9hrist 8es#s. 1or as many of yo# as have (een (a"ti=ed into 9hrist have "#t on 9hrist. 1 ;eter (<21. The li5e fig#re here#nto even (a"tism doth also no save #s >not the "#tting a ay of the filth of the flesh, (#t the ans er of a good conscience to ard God,? (y the res#rrection of 8es#s 9hrist. [1.)] Acts 2<*1. Then they that gladly received his ord ere (a"ti=ed0 and the same day there ere added #nto them a(o#t three tho#sand so#ls. Acts .<126 (,6 (.. A#t hen they (elieved Bhili" "reaching the things concerning the 5ingdom of God, and the name of 8es#s 9hrist, they ere (a"ti=ed, (oth men and omen.... And as they ent on their ay, they came #nto a certain ater0 and the e#n#ch said, !ee, here is ater3 hat doth hinder me to (e (a"ti=edE... And he commanded the chariot to stand still0 and they ent do n (oth into the ater, (oth Bhili" and the e#n#ch3 and he (a"ti=ed him. Acts 1.<.. And 9ris"#s, the chief r#ler of the synagog#e, (elieved on the 7ord ith all his ho#se3 and many of the 9orinthians hearing (elieved, and ere (a"ti=ed. [1.+] "enesis 1-<-. And ; ill esta(lish my covenant (et een me and thee and thy seed after thee in their generations for an everlasting covenant, to (e a God #nto thee, and to thy seed after thee. "enesis 1-<0=11. And God said #nto A(raham, Tho# shalt 5ee" my covenant therefore, tho#, and thy seed after thee in their generations. This is my covenant, hich ye shall 5ee", (et een me and yo# and thy seed after thee3 :very man child among yo# shall (e circ#mcised. And ye shall circ#mcise the flesh of yo#r fores5in3 and it shall (e a to5en of the covenant (et i4t me and yo#. Acts 2<(.=(0. Then Beter said #nto them, 6e"ent, and (e (a"ti=ed every one of yo# in the name of 8es#s 9hrist for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the 2oly Ghost. 1or the "romise is #nto yo#, and to yo#r children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the 7ord o#r God shall call. Acts 1,<(2=((. And they s"a5e #nto him the ord of the 7ord, and to all that ere in his ho#se. And he too5 them the same ho#r of the night, and ashed their stri"es3 and as (a"ti=ed, he and all his, straight ay. Co!ossians 2<11=12. ;n hom also ye are circ#mcised ith the circ#mcision made itho#t hands, in "#tting off the (ody of the sins of the flesh (y the circ#mcision of 9hrist0 A#ried ith him in (a"tism, herein also ye are risen ith him thro#gh the faith of the o"eration of God, ho hath raised him from the dead. [1.,] : 1e 22<10=22. And he too5 (read, and gave than5s, and (ra5e it, and gave #nto them, saying, This is my (ody hich is given for yo#0 this do in remem(rance of me. 7i5e ise also the c#" after s#""er, saying, This c#" is the ne testament in my (lood, hich is shed for yo#. 1 Corinthians 11<2(=2,. 1or ; have received of the 7ord that hich also ; delivered #nto yo#, That the 7ord 8es#s the same night in hich he as (etrayed

too5 (read0 And hen he had given than5s, he (ra5e it, and said, Ta5e, eat0 this is my (ody, hich is (ro5en for yo#0 this do in remem(rance of me. After the same manner also he too5 the c#", hen he had s#""ed, saying, This c#" is the ne testament in my (lood0 this do ye, as oft as ye drin5 it, in remem(rance of me. 1or as often as ye eat this (read, and drin5 this c#", ye do sho the 7ordCs death till he come. [1.-] 1 Corinthians 12<1,=1-. The c#" of (lessing hich e (less, is it not the comm#nion of the (lood of 9hristE The (read hich e (rea5, is it not the comm#nion of the (ody of 9hristE 1or e (eing many are one (read, and one (ody0 for e are all "arta5ers of that one (read. [1..] 1 Corinthians 11<2-=(2. Wherefore hosoever shall eat this (read, and drin5 this c#" of the 7ord, #n orthily, shall (e g#ilty of the (ody and (lood of the 7ord. A#t let a man e4amine himself, and so let him eat of that (read, and drin5 of that c#". 1or he that eateth and drin5eth #n orthily, eateth and drin5eth damnation to himself, not discerning the 7ordCs (ody. 1or this ca#se many are ea5 and sic5ly among yo#, and many slee". 1or if e o#ld j#dge o#rselves, e sho#ld not (e j#dged. A#t hen e are j#dged, e are chastened of the 7ord, that e sho#ld not (e condemned ith the orld. [2//] ;sa!m 12<1-. 7$6<, tho# hast heard the desire of the h#m(le0 tho# ilt "re"are their heart, tho# ilt ca#se thine ear to hear0 ;sa!m ,2<.. Tr#st in him at all times3 ye "eo"le, "o#r o#t yo#r heart (efore him0 God is a ref#ge for #s. !elah. Matthe% -<-=.. As5, and it shall (e given yo#3 see5, and ye shall find3 5noc5, and it shall (e o"ened #nto yo#0 1or every one that as5eth receiveth3 and he that see5eth findeth3 and to him that 5noc5eth it shall (e o"ened. [2/1] 1 8ohn +<1*. And this is the confidence that e have in him, that, if e as5 any thing according to his ill, he heareth #s. [2/2] 8ohn 1,<2(=2*. And in that day ye shall as5 me nothing. Derily, verily, ; say #nto yo#, Whatsoever ye shall as5 the 1ather in my name, he ill give it yo#. 2itherto have ye as5ed nothing in my name0 as5, and ye shall receive, that yo#r joy may (e f#ll. [2/&] ;sa!m (2<+=,. ; ac5no ledged my sin #nto thee, and mine ini*#ity have ; not hid. ; said, ; ill confess my transgressions #nto the 7$6<3 and tho# forgavest the ini*#ity of my sin. !elah. 1or this shall every one that is godly "ray #nto thee in a time hen tho# mayest (e fo#nd0 s#rely in the floods of great aters they shall not come nigh #nto him. 4anie! 0<*=10. And ; "rayed #nto the 7$6< my God, and made my confession, and said, $ 7ord, the great and dreadf#l God, 5ee"ing the covenant and mercy to them that love him, and to them that 5ee" his commandments3 We have sinned, and have committed ini*#ity, and have done ic5edly, and have re(elled, even (y de"arting from thy "rece"ts and from thy j#dgments0 %either have e hear5ened #nto thy servants the "ro"hets, hich s"a5e in thy name to o#r 5ings, o#r "rinces, and o#r fathers, and to all the "eo"le of the land. $ 7ord, righteo#sness (elongeth #nto thee, (#t #nto #s conf#sion of faces, as at this day3 to the men of 8#dah, and to the inha(itants of 8er#salem, and #nto all ;srael, that are near, and that are far off, thro#gh all the co#ntries hither tho# hast driven them, (eca#se of their tres"ass that they have tres"assed against thee. $ 7ord, to #s (elongeth conf#sion of face, to o#r 5ings, to o#r "rinces, and to o#r fathers, (eca#se e have sinned against thee. To the 7ord o#r God (elong mercies and forgivenesses, tho#gh e have re(elled against him3 %either have e o(eyed the voice of the 7$6< o#r God, to al5 in his la s, hich he set (efore #s (y his servants the "ro"hets. Gea, all ;srael have transgressed thy la , even (y de"arting, that they might not o(ey thy voice3 therefore the c#rse is "o#red #"on #s, and the oath that is ritten in the la of Moses the servant of God, (eca#se e have sinned against him. And he hath confirmed his ords, hich he s"a5e against #s, and against o#r j#dges that j#dged #s, (y (ringing #"on #s a great evil0 for #nder the hole heaven hath not (een done as hath (een done #"on 8er#salem. As it is ritten in the la of Moses, all this evil is come #"on #s0 yet made e not o#r "rayer (efore the 7$6< o#r God, that e might t#rn from o#r ini*#ities, and #nderstand thy tr#th. Therefore hath the 7$6< atched #"on the evil, and (ro#ght it #"on #s0 for the 7$6< o#r God is righteo#s in all his or5s hich he doeth0 for e o(eyed not his voice. And no , $ 7ord o#r God, that hast (ro#ght thy "eo"le forth o#t of the land of :gy"t ith a mighty hand, and hast gotten thee reno n, as at this day3 e have sinned, e have done ic5edly. $ 7ord, according to all thy righteo#sness, ; (eseech thee, let thine anger and thy f#ry (e t#rned a ay from thy city 8er#salem, thy holy mo#ntain0 (eca#se for o#r sins, and for the ini*#ities of o#r fathers, 8er#salem and thy "eo"le are (ecome a re"roach to all that are a(o#t #s. %o therefore, $ o#r God, hear the "rayer of thy servant, and his s#""lications, and ca#se thy face to shine #"on thy sanct#ary that is desolate, for the 7ordCs sa5e. $ my God, incline thine ear, and hear3 o"en thine eyes, and (ehold o#r desolations, and the city hich is called (y thy name0 for e do not "resent o#r s#""lications (efore thee for

o#r righteo#snesses, (#t for thy great mercies. $ 7ord, hear3 $ 7ord, forgive3 $ 7ord, hear5en and do3 defer not, for thine o n sa5e, $ my God0 for thy city and thy "eo"le are called (y thy name. 1 8ohn 1<0. ;f e confess o#r sins, he is faithf#l and j#st to forgive #s o#r sins, and to cleanse #s from all #nrighteo#sness. [2/'] ;sa!m 12(<1=+. Aless the 7$6<, $ my so#l0 and all that is ithin me, (less his holy name. Aless the 7$6<, $ my so#l, and forget not all his (enefits0 Who forgiveth all thine ini*#ities3 ho healeth all thy diseases3 Who redeemeth thy life from destr#ction3 ho cro neth thee ith loving5indness and tender mercies3 Who satisfieth thy mo#th ith good things3 so that thy yo#th is rene ed li5e the eagleCs. ;sa!m 1(,. $ give than5s #nto the 7$6<3 for he is good0 for his mercy end#reth for ever. $ give than5s #nto the God of gods0 for his mercy end#reth for ever. $ give than5s to the 7ord of lords0 for his mercy end#reth for ever. To him ho alone doeth great onders0 for his mercy end#reth for ever. To him that (y isdom made the heavens0 for his mercy end#reth for ever. To him that stretched o#t the earth a(ove the aters0 for his mercy end#reth for ever. To him that made great lights0 for his mercy end#reth for ever0 The s#n to r#le (y day0 for his mercy end#reth for ever0 The moon and stars to r#le (y night0 for his mercy end#reth for ever. To him that smote :gy"t in their first(orn0 for his mercy end#reth for ever0 And (ro#ght o#t ;srael from among them0 for his mercy end#reth for ever0 With a strong hand, and ith a stretched o#t arm0 for his mercy end#reth for ever. To him hich divided the 6ed sea into "arts0 for his mercy end#reth for ever0 And made ;srael to "ass thro#gh the midst of it0 for his mercy end#reth for ever0 A#t overthre Bharaoh and his host in the 6ed sea0 for his mercy end#reth for ever. To him hich led his "eo"le thro#gh the ilderness0 for his mercy end#reth for ever. To him hich smote great 5ings0 for his mercy end#reth for ever0 And sle famo#s 5ings0 for his mercy end#reth for ever0 !ihon 5ing of the Amorites0 for his mercy end#reth for ever0 And $g the 5ing of Aashan0 for his mercy end#reth for ever0 And gave their land for an heritage0 for his mercy end#reth for ever0 :ven an heritage #nto ;srael his servant0 for his mercy end#reth for ever. Who remem(ered #s in o#r lo estate0 for his mercy end#reth for ever0 And hath redeemed #s from o#r enemies0 for his mercy end#reth for ever. K2)L Who giveth food to all flesh0 for his mercy end#reth for ever. K2+L $ give than5s #nto the God of heaven0 for his mercy end#reth for ever. ;hi!i))ians *<,. Ae caref#l for nothing3 (#t in every thing (y "rayer and s#""lication ith than5sgiving let yo#r re*#ests (e made 5no n #nto God. [2/)] 1 8ohn +<1*. And this is the confidence that e have in him, that, if e as5 any thing according to his ill, he heareth #s. [2/+] Matthe% ,<0=1(. After this manner therefore "ray ye0 $#r 1ather hich art in heaven, 2allo ed (e thy name. Thy 5ingdom come. Thy ill (e done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give #s this day o#r daily (read. And forgive #s o#r de(ts, as e forgive o#r de(tors. And lead #s not into tem"tation, (#t deliver #s from evil0 1or thine is the 5ingdom, and the "o er, and the glory, for ever. Amen. [2/,] ;sa!m 0+<,. $ come, let #s orshi" and (o do n0 let #s 5neel (efore the 7$6< o#r ma5er. [2/-] E)hesians (<12. ;n hom e have (oldness and access ith confidence (y the faith of him. [2/.] Matthe% -<0=11. $r hat man is there of yo#, hom if his son as5 (read, ill he give him a stoneE $r if he as5 a fish, ill he give him a ser"entE ;f ye then, (eing evil, 5no ho to give good gifts #nto yo#r children, ho m#ch more shall yo#r 1ather hich is in heaven give good things to them that as5 himE Cf. : 1e 11<11= 1(. ;f a son shall as5 (read of any of yo# that is a father, ill he give him a stoneE or if he as5 a fish, ill he for a fish give him a ser"entE $r if he shall as5 an egg, ill he offer him a scor"ionE ;f ye then, (eing evil, 5no ho to give good gifts #nto yo#r children0 ho m#ch more shall yo#r heavenly 1ather give the 2oly !"irit to them that as5 himE Romans .<1+. 1or ye have not received the s"irit of (ondage again to fear3 (#t ye have received the !"irit of ado"tion, here(y e cry, A((a, 1ather. [21/] E)hesians (<22. %o #nto him that is a(le to do e4ceeding a(#ndantly a(ove all that e as5 or thin5, according to the "o er that or5eth in #s [211] E)hesians ,<1.. Braying al ays ith all "rayer and s#""lication in the !"irit, and atching there#nto ith all "erseverance and s#""lication for all saints3 1 Timoth& 2<1=2. ; e4hort therefore, that, first of all, s#""lications, "rayers, intercessions, and giving of than5s, (e made for all men3 1or 5ings, and for all that are in a#thority3 that e may lead a *#iet and "eacea(le life in all godliness and honesty.

[212] ;sa!m ,-<1=(. God (e mercif#l #nto #s, and (less #s3 and ca#se his face to shine #"on #s3 !elah. That thy ay may (e 5no n #"on earth, thy saving health among all nations. 7et the "eo"le "raise thee, $ God3 let all the "eo"le "raise thee. ;sa!m 00<(. 7et them "raise thy great and terri(le name3 for it is holy. ;sa!m 122<(=*. Fno ye that the 7$6< he is God0 it is he that hath made #s, and not e o#rselves3 e are his "eo"le, and the shee" of his "ast#re. :nter into his gates ith than5sgiving, and into his co#rts ith "raise0 (e than5f#l #nto him, and (less his name. [21&] Romans 11<((=(,. $ the de"th of the riches (oth of the isdom and 5no ledge of GodH ho #nsearcha(le are his j#dgments, and his ays "ast finding o#tH 1or ho hath 5no n the mind of the 7ordE or ho hath (een his co#nsellorE $r ho hath first given to him, and it shall (e recom"ensed #nto him againE 1or of him, and thro#gh him, and to him, are all things0 to hom (e glory for ever. Amen. Re$e!ation *<11. Tho# art orthy, $ 7ord, to receive glory and hono#r and "o er0 for tho# hast created all things, and for thy "leas#re they are and ere created. [21'] Matthe% 12<2+=2.. And 8es#s 5ne their tho#ghts, and said #nto them, :very 5ingdom divided against itself is (ro#ght to desolation3 and every city or ho#se divided against itself shall not stand0 And if !atan cast o#t !atan, he is divided against himself3 ho shall then his 5ingdom standE And if ; (y Aeel=e(#( cast o#t devils, (y hom do yo#r children cast them o#tE therefore they shall (e yo#r j#dges. A#t if ; cast o#t devils (y the !"irit of God, then the 5ingdom of God is come #nto yo#. Romans 1,<22. And the God of "eace shall (r#ise !atan #nder yo#r feet shortly. The grace of o#r 7ord 8es#s 9hrist (e ith yo#. Amen. 1 8ohn (<.. 2e that committeth sin is of the devil3 for the devil sinneth from the (eginning. 1or this "#r"ose the !on of God as manifested, that he might destroy the or5s of the devil. [21)] ;sa!m -2<.=11. 2e shall have dominion also from sea to sea, and from the river #nto the ends of the earth. They that d ell in the ilderness shall (o (efore him3 and his enemies shall lic5 the d#st. The 5ings of Tarshish and of the isles shall (ring "resents0 the 5ings of !he(a and !e(a shall offer gifts. Gea, all 5ings shall fall do n (efore him0 all nations shall serve him. Matthe% 2*<1*. And this gos"el of the 5ingdom shall (e "reached in all the orld for a itness #nto all nations3 and then shall the end come. 1 Corinthians 1+<2*=2+. Then cometh the end, hen he shall have delivered #" the 5ingdom to God, even the 1ather3 hen he shall have "#t do n all r#le and all a#thority and "o er. 1or he m#st reign, till he hath "#t all enemies #nder his feet. [21+] ;sa!m 110<+. $ that my ays ere directed to 5ee" thy stat#tesH : 1e 22<(2. A#t ; have "rayed for thee, that thy faith fail not0 and hen tho# art converted, strengthen thy (rethren. 2 Thessa!onians (<1=+. 1inally, (rethren, "ray for #s, that the ord of the 7ord may have free co#rse, and (e glorified, even as it is ith yo#0 And that e may (e delivered from #nreasona(le and ic5ed men0 for all men have not faith. A#t the 7ord is faithf#l, ho shall sta(lish yo#, and 5ee" yo# from evil. And e have confidence in the 7ord to#ching yo#, that ye (oth do and ill do the things hich e command yo#. And the 7ord direct yo#r hearts into the love of God, and into the "atient aiting for 9hrist. [21,] Re$e!ation 22<22. 2e hich testifieth these things saith, !#rely ; come *#ic5ly. Amen. :ven so, come, 7ord 8es#s. [21-] ;sa!m 10<1*. 7et the ords of my mo#th, and the meditation of my heart, (e acce"ta(le in thy sight, $ 7$6<, my strength, and my redeemer. ;sa!m 110. Alessed are the #ndefiled in the ay, ho al5 in the la of the 7$6<. Alessed are they that 5ee" his testimonies, and that see5 him ith the hole heart. They also do no ini*#ity0 they al5 in his ays. Tho# hast commanded #s to 5ee" thy "rece"ts diligently. $ that my ays ere directed to 5ee" thy stat#tesH Then shall ; not (e ashamed, hen ; have res"ect #nto all thy commandments. ; ill "raise thee ith #"rightness of heart, hen ; shall have learned thy righteo#s j#dgments. ; ill 5ee" thy stat#tes0 $ forsa5e me not #tterly, etc. 1 Thessa!onians +<2(. And the very God of "eace sanctify yo# holly3 and ; "ray God yo#r hole s"irit and so#l and (ody (e "reserved (lameless #nto the coming of o#r 7ord 8es#s 9hrist. He5re%s 1(<22=21. %o the God of "eace, that (ro#ght again from the dead o#r 7ord 8es#s, that great she"herd of the shee", thro#gh the (lood of the everlasting covenant, Ma5e yo# "erfect in every good or5 to do his ill, or5ing in yo# that hich is ell"leasing in his sight, thro#gh 8es#s 9hrist3 to hom (e glory for ever and ever. Amen. [21.] ;sa!m 12(<22=21. Aless the 7$6<, ye his angels, that e4cel in strength, that do his commandments, hear5ening #nto the voice of his ord. Aless ye the 7$6<, all ye his hosts3 ye ministers of his, that do his

"leas#re. He5re%s 1<1*. Are they not all ministering s"irits, sent forth to minister for them ho shall (e heirs of salvationE [22/] ;ro$er5s (2<.=0. 6emove far from me vanity and lies0 give me neither "overty nor riches3 feed me ith food convenient for me0 7est ; (e f#ll, and deny thee, and say, Who is the 7$6<E or lest ; (e "oor, and steal, and ta5e the name of my God in vain. Matthe% ,<(1=(*. Therefore ta5e no tho#ght, saying, What shall e eatE or, What shall e drin5E or, Where ithal shall e (e clothedE 1or after all these things do the Gentiles see50? for yo#r heavenly 1ather 5no eth that ye have need of all these things. A#t see5 ye first the 5ingdom of God, and his righteo#sness3 and all these things shall (e added #nto yo#. Ta5e therefore no tho#ght for the morro 0 for the morro shall ta5e tho#ght for the things of itself. !#fficient #nto the day is the evil thereof. ;hi!i))ians *<116 10. %ot that ; s"ea5 in res"ect of ant0 for ; have learned, in hatsoever state ; am, there ith to (e content.... A#t my God shall s#""ly all yo#r need according to his riches in glory (y 9hrist 8es#s. 1 Timoth& ,<,=.. A#t godliness ith contentment is great gain. 1or e (ro#ght nothing into this orld, and it is certain e can carry nothing o#t. And having food and raiment let #s (e there ith content. [221] ;sa!m +1<1=26 -6 0. 2ave mercy #"on me, $ God, according to thy loving5indness0 according #nto the m#ltit#de of thy tender mercies (lot o#t my transgressions. Wash me thoro#ghly from mine ini*#ity, and cleanse me from my sin.... B#rge me ith hysso", and ; shall (e clean0 ash me, and ; shall (e hiter than sno .... 2ide thy face from my sins, and (lot o#t all mine ini*#ities. 4anie! 0<1-=10. %o therefore, $ o#r God, hear the "rayer of thy servant, and his s#""lications, and ca#se thy face to shine #"on thy sanct#ary that is desolate, for the 7ordCs sa5e. $ my God, incline thine ear, and hear3 o"en thine eyes, and (ehold o#r desolations, and the city hich is called (y thy name0 for e do not "resent o#r s#""lications (efore thee for o#r righteo#snesses, (#t for thy great mercies. $ 7ord, hear3 $ 7ord, forgive3 $ 7ord, hear5en and do3 defer not, for thine o n sa5e, $ my God0 for thy city and thy "eo"le are called (y thy name. 1 8ohn 1<-. A#t if e al5 in the light, as he is in the light, e have fello shi" one ith another, and the (lood of 8es#s 9hrist his !on cleanseth #s from all sin. [222] Matthe% 1.<21=(+. Then came Beter to him, and said, 7ord, ho oft shall my (rother sin against me, and ; forgive himE till seven timesE 8es#s saith #nto him, ; say not #nto thee, Intil seven times0 (#t, Intil seventy times seven. Therefore is the 5ingdom of heaven li5ened #nto a certain 5ing, hich o#ld ta5e acco#nt of his servants. And hen he had (eg#n to rec5on, one as (ro#ght #nto him, hich o ed him ten tho#sand talents. A#t forasm#ch as he had not to "ay, his lord commanded him to (e sold, and his ife, and children, and all that he had, and "ayment to (e made. The servant therefore fell do n, and orshi""ed him, saying, 7ord, have "atience ith me, and ; ill "ay thee all. Then the lord of that servant as moved ith com"assion, and loosed him, and forgave him the de(t. A#t the same servant ent o#t, and fo#nd one of his fello servants, hich o ed him an h#ndred "ence0 and he laid hands on him, and too5 him (y the throat, saying, Bay me that tho# o est. And his fello servant fell do n at his feet, and (eso#ght him, saying, 2ave "atience ith me, and ; ill "ay thee all. And he o#ld not0 (#t ent and cast him into "rison, till he sho#ld "ay the de(t. !o hen his fello servants sa hat as done, they ere very sorry, and came and told #nto their lord all that as done. Then his lord, after that he had called him, said #nto him, $ tho# ic5ed servant, ; forgave thee all that de(t, (eca#se tho# desiredst me0 !ho#ldest not tho# also have had com"assion on thy fello servant, even as ; had "ity on theeE And his lord as roth, and delivered him to the tormentors, till he sho#ld "ay all that as d#e #nto him. !o li5e ise shall my heavenly 1ather do also #nto yo#, if ye from yo#r hearts forgive not every one his (rother their tres"asses. E)hesians *<(2. And (e ye 5ind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for 9hristCs sa5e hath forgiven yo#. Co!ossians (<1(. 1or(earing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a *#arrel against any0 even as 9hrist forgave yo#, so also do ye. [22&] ;sa!m 10<1(. Fee" (ac5 thy servant also from "res#m"t#o#s sins3 let them not have dominion over me0 then shall ; (e #"right, and ; shall (e innocent from the great transgression. Matthe% 2,<*1. Watch and "ray, that ye enter not into tem"tation0 the s"irit indeed is illing, (#t the flesh is ea5. 8ohn 1-<1+. ; "ray not that tho# sho#ldest ta5e them o#t of the orld, (#t that tho# sho#ldest 5ee" them from the evil. [22'] : 1e 22<(1=(2. And the 7ord said, !imon, !imon, (ehold, !atan hath desired to have yo#, that he may sift yo# as heat0 A#t ; have "rayed for thee, that thy faith fail not0 and hen tho# art converted, strengthen thy (rethren. 1 Corinthians 12<1(. There hath no tem"tation ta5en yo# (#t s#ch as is common to man0 (#t God is faithf#l, ho ill not s#ffer yo# to (e tem"ted a(ove that ye are a(le3 (#t ill ith the tem"tation also ma5e a ay to esca"e, that ye may (e a(le to (ear it. 2 Corinthians 12<-=0. And lest ; sho#ld (e e4alted a(ove meas#re thro#gh the a(#ndance of the revelations, there as given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of !atan to

(#ffet me, lest ; sho#ld (e e4alted a(ove meas#re. 1or this thing ; (eso#ght the 7ord thrice, that it might de"art from me. And he said #nto me, My grace is s#fficient for thee0 for my strength is made "erfect in ea5ness. Most gladly therefore ill ; rather glory in my infirmities, that the "o er of 9hrist may rest #"on me. He5re%s 2<1.. 1or in that he himself hath s#ffered (eing tem"ted, he is a(le to s#cco#r them that are tem"ted. [22)] 4anie! 0<*6 -=06 1,=10. And ; "rayed #nto the 7$6< my God, and made my confession, and said, $ 7ord, the great and dreadf#l God, 5ee"ing the covenant and mercy to them that love him, and to them that 5ee" his commandments.... $ 7ord, righteo#sness (elongeth #nto thee, (#t #nto #s conf#sion of faces, as at this day3 to the men of 8#dah, and to the inha(itants of 8er#salem, and #nto all ;srael, that are near, and that are far off, thro#gh all the co#ntries hither tho# hast driven them, (eca#se of their tres"ass that they have tres"assed against thee. $ 7ord, to #s (elongeth conf#sion of face, to o#r 5ings, to o#r "rinces, and to o#r fathers, (eca#se e have sinned against thee. To the 7ord o#r God (elong mercies and forgivenesses, tho#gh e have re(elled against him.... $ 7ord, according to all thy righteo#sness, ; (eseech thee, let thine anger and thy f#ry (e t#rned a ay from thy city 8er#salem, thy holy mo#ntain0 (eca#se for o#r sins, and for the ini*#ities of o#r fathers, 8er#salem and thy "eo"le are (ecome a re"roach to all that are a(o#t #s. %o therefore, $ o#r God, hear the "rayer of thy servant, and his s#""lications, and ca#se thy face to shine #"on thy sanct#ary that is desolate, for the 7ordCs sa5e. $ my God, incline thine ear, and hear3 o"en thine eyes, and (ehold o#r desolations, and the city hich is called (y thy name0 for e do not "resent o#r s#""lications (efore thee for o#r righteo#snesses, (#t for thy great mercies. $ 7ord, hear3 $ 7ord, forgive3 $ 7ord, hear5en and do3 defer not, for thine o n sa5e, $ my God0 for thy city and thy "eo"le are called (y thy name. : 1e 1.<16 -=.. And he s"a5e a "ara(le #nto them to this end, that men o#ght al ays to "ray, and not to faint.... And shall not God avenge his o n elect, hich cry day and night #nto him, tho#gh he (ear long ith themE ; tell yo# that he ill avenge them s"eedily. %evertheless hen the !on of man cometh, shall he find faith on the earthE [22+] 1 Chronic!es 20<12=1(. Wherefore <avid (lessed the 7$6< (efore all the congregation0 and <avid said, Alessed (e tho#, 7$6< God of ;srael o#r father, for ever and ever. Thine, $ 7$6<, is the greatness, and the "o er, and the glory, and the victory, and the majesty0 for all that is in the heaven and in the earth is thine3 thine is the 5ingdom, $ 7$6<, and tho# art e4alted as head a(ove all. Aoth riches and hono#r come of thee, and tho# reignest over all3 and in thine hand is "o er and might3 and in thine hand it is to ma5e great, and to give strength #nto all. %o therefore, o#r God, e than5 thee, and "raise thy glorio#s name. 1 Timoth& 1<1-. %o #nto the Fing eternal, immortal, invisi(le, the only ise God, (e hono#r and glory for ever and ever. Amen. Re$e!ation +<11=1(. And ; (eheld, and ; heard the voice of many angels ro#nd a(o#t the throne and the (easts and the elders0 and the n#m(er of them as ten tho#sand times ten tho#sand, and tho#sands of tho#sands3 !aying ith a lo#d voice, Worthy is the 7am( that as slain to receive "o er, and riches, and isdom, and strength, and hono#r, and glory, and (lessing. And every creat#re hich is in heaven, and on the earth, and #nder the earth, and s#ch as are in the sea, and all that are in them, heard ; saying, Alessing, and hono#r, and glory, and "o er, (e #nto him that sitteth #"on the throne, and #nto the 7am( for ever and ever. [22,] 1 Corinthians 1*<1,. :lse hen tho# shalt (less ith the s"irit, ho shall he that occ#"ieth the room of the #nlearned say Amen at thy giving of than5s, seeing he #nderstandeth not hat tho# sayestE Re$e!ation 22<22. 2e hich testifieth these things saith, !#rely ; come *#ic5ly. Amen. :ven so, come, 7ord 8es#s.

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