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h God that made the World and all Things therein, seeing that he is Lord of Heaven and Earth, dwelleth not in Temples made with Hands; neither is worshipped with Mens Hands, as though he needed any Thing, seeing he giveth to all Life, and Breath, and all Things. But the true Worshippers fall worship the Father in Spirit and in Truth; for the Father seeketh such to worship him.

i He desireth not Sacrifice ; he delighteth not in Burnt-offering. The Sacrifices of God are a broken Spirit. He defireth Truth in the inward Parts.

* We are the true Circumcision, which worfhip God in the Spirit, and rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no Confidence in the Flesh.

1 Offer therefore the Sacrifices of Righteousnefs with a perfect Heart: For cursed is the Deceiver, which voweth, and sacrificeth unto the Lord a corrupt Thing.

m If ye offer the Blind for Sacrifice, is it not Evil ? And if ye offer the Lame and the Sick, is it not Evil ? Offer it now unto thy Governor, will he be pleased with thee, or accept thy. Pero fon? faith the Lord of Hofts.

· Wash ye, make you clean, put away the Evil of your Doings: Cease to do Evil, learn to do well; or else, when ye come to appear before the Lord, he will say, Who hath required this at your Hand, to tread my Courts?

• Thou shalt not profane the Name of thy God.

h Acts 17. 24, 25;

i Psal. 51. 16, 17, 6. k Phil. 3. 3•

John 4. 23.

Mal. 1. 14 Pfal. 4. 5.

i Chron. 29. 9. m Mal. l. I. 1 Isa1. 16, 17, 12. Ley, 19: 12.

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? Let none blafpheme that worthy Name by the which ye are called.

4 Whosoever curseth his God, shall bear his Sin; and he that blafphemeth the Name of the Lord shall be put to Death.

I Thou shalt not take the Name of the Lord thy God in vain; for the Lord will not hold him guiltless that taketh his Naine in vain.

s Let not the Name of God, nor his Word, nor his Doctrine, be blasphemed.

Despise not the Church of God; neither projane his holy Things, nor his Ordinances.

4. Them that honour me, (faith the Lord) I will honour ; and they that despise me shall be lightly esteemed.

w If he that despised Moses' Law died without Mercy; of how much forer Punishment thall he be thought worthy, who hath trodden under Foot the Son of God, and hath counted the Blood of the Covenant wherewith he was sanctified, an unholy Thing, and done despite unto the Spirit of Grace?

* Whosoever speaketh against the Holy Ghost, it shall not be forgiven him, neither in this World, neither in the World to come.

y Make 'no mention of the Names of other Gods; neither let it be heard out of thy Mouth.

- Thou shalt not bow down thyself to any graven Image: Neither Thalt thou respect that P James 2. 7. 9 Lev. 24. 15, 16.

s Exod. 20. 7. Tim. 6. J.

1 Tim. 6. 1. Lev. 22. 15, 9

Sam. 2. 30.

W Heb. 10. 28. 29. * Mat. 12. 32.

Titus 2. S.

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which thy Fingers have made ; nor stretch out thy Hands to a strange God. But ye sball look every Man to his Maker; and your Eyes shall have respect to the Holy One of Israel.

* Ye fhall destroy all the Pictures of other Gods, and all their molten Images.

I am the Lord, faith God, that is my Name; my Glory will I not give unto another, reither my Praise to graven Images.

PRAISE and THANKSGIVING.. · Let the People praise thee, O God; let all the People praise thee. Let them give Glory unto the Lord from the End of the Earth, and declare his Praise in the Islands.

Let every Creature which is in Heaven, and on the Earth, and under the Earth, and such as are in the Sea; and all that are in them, say, Blessing, and Honour, and Glory, and Thanksgiving, and Wisdom, and Power, and Might, be unto our God, and unto the Lamb that was flain, for ever and ever..

« Praise our God, all ye his Servants, and ye that fear him, both small and great ; and let all Flesh bless his holy Name for ever and ever. Make known his Deeds among the People ; talk you of all his wondrous Works; glory ye in his holy Name. “Reineinber his marvellous Works that he hath done: his Wonders, and the Judgments of his Mouth : Shew forth from Day.io Day his Salvation.

Isa. 17. 7:

à Numb, 33. 520 Jla. 57. 18. Pfal. 44. 20. b Isa. 42. 8, 5, 8.

c Pral.' 67: 3:

Isa. 42. 12, 10, 12.

« Rev. « Rev. 5. 13. Rev. 7. 12. Rev. 5. 13, 12, 13. 19. 5. Pfal. 145. 210" 's Chron. 16. 8, 9, 10, 12, 23.

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f I will praise thee, O Lord, with all my Heart, I will shew forth all thy marvellous Works. I will extol thee, my God, O King; I I will declare thy Greatness. I will speak of the glorious Honour of thy Majesty, and of thy wondrous Works. And Men Thall abundantly utter the Memory of thy great Goodness.

; I will praise thy Name, O Lord, for thy Loving-kindness and for thy Truth. My Tongue shall speak of thy Righteousness and of thy Praise all the Day long. My Praise shall be continually of thee.

Bless the Lord, O my Soul, and forget not all his Benefits; who forgiveth all thine Iniquities; who healeth all thy Diseases; who crowneth thee with Loving-kindness and tender Mercies.

i O! that Men would praise the Lord for his Goodness, and for his wonderful Works to the Children of Men !

k Let them facrifice the Sacrifices of Thankf.giving, and declare his Works with Rejoicing.

I Let them exalt him also in the Congregation of the People, and praise him in the Assembly of the Elders.

m Let us fhew to the Generations to come the Praises of the Lord, and his Strength, and his wonderful Works that he hath done.

n One Generation shall praise his Works to another'; to make known to the Sons of Men his mighty Ads, and the glorious Majesty of his Kingdom.

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f Pral. 86. 12. Psal. 9. 1:

Psal. 145. 1, 6, 5, 6, 7.

5 Pfal. 103& Pfal. 138. 2: Pfal. 35. 28. Pfal. 71. 6.

k Plal. 107. 22.

1 Pral, 2, 3, 4.

i Pfal. 107: 8 107. 32• m Pfal. 78. 4. * Psal. 145. 4. 12.

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• Not unto us, O Lord, not unto us, but unto thy Name give Glory; for thy Mercy and for thy Truth's sake.

Stand up and bless the Lord your God, who is worthy to be praised.

9 Give Glory to the Lord your God, before he caufe Darkness, and before your Feet stumble upon the dark Mountains; and while ye look for Light, he turn it into the Shadow of Death.

Be ye thankful unto God, and bless his Name; giving Thanks always for all Things unto God and the Father, in the Name of our Lord Jesus Christ.

In every Thing give Thanks; for this is the Will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. By him therefore let us offer the Sacrifice of Praise continually, that is, the Fruit of our Lips, giving Thanks to his Name.

+ Thanks be unto God for his unspeakable Gifts; for all Things are for our Sakes, that the abundant Grace might through the Thanksgiving of many redound to the Glory of God.

u Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual Blessings in Chrift.

Every Creature of God is good, and nothing to be refused, if it be received with Thanksgiving : For it is fanctified by the Word of God and Prayer.

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p Neh. 9. 5. Pfal. 18. 3.

9 Jer. ţ Pfal. 100. 4, 3, 4. Eph. 5. 20. & 1 Thefl. Heb. 13. 15

* 2 Cor. 9. 256,12 Cor. 4. 150 i Eph. 1. 3. w i Tim. 4: 4, 5.

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