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y Take heed unto yourselves, left ye Covenants.
forget the Covenant of the Lord your God, which he commanded you to perform, even ten Commandınents.
- Be ye mindful always of his Covenant; the Word which he commanded to a thousand Generations; even of the Covenant which he made with Abraham, and of his Oath to Isaac, and confirmed the same to Jacob for a Law.
* Blessed is the Man, whosoever he be, whether Ifraelite or Stranger, that joineth himself to the Lord; and taketh hold of his Covenant, even that everlasting Covenant, which God hath made with us in Chrift; the new Covenant, of which Jesus is the Mediator.
• Come, therefore, and let us join ourselves unto the Lord, in a perpetual Covenant that shall not be forgotten.
BAPTISM and the LORD'S SUPPER.
Jesus commanded his Disciples to bapBaptism.
tize all Nations, in the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghoft.
. He hath said alfo, That except a Man be born again of Water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the Kingdom of God.
y Deut. 4. 23, 13.
z i Chron. 16. 15, 16, 17. 56. 2, 6. ira. 55• 3.
Heb. 12. 24•
Jer. 50. s. d John 3• 3, 5.
a Isa. e Mat.
Repent ye then fore, and be baptized, every one of you, in the Name of Jesus Christ, for the Reinillion of Sins.
f If thou believest with all thine Heart, thou mayest be baptized.
8 Jesus said, Suffer little Children to come unto me, and forbid them not; for of such is the Kingdom of God. And he put his Hands upon them, and blessed them. h We are all baptized into one Body,
As many as have been baptized into Christ, have put on Christ.
* So many of us as were baptized into Jesus Christ, were baptized into his Death. Therefore we are buried with him by Baptism into Death; that like as Christ was raised up froin the Dead by the Glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in Newness of Life. For he that is dead is freed from Sin.
Baptism doth now save us, (not the putting away the Filth of the Flesh, but the Answer of a good Conscience towards God) by the Resurrection of Jesus Christ.
m After that the Kindness and Love of God our Saviour toward Man appeared ; not by Works of Righteousness which we have done, but according to his Mercy he faved us, by the Washing of Regeneration, and Renewing of the Holy Ghost.
* The Lord Jesus the fame Night The Lord's Supper. in which he was betrayed, took
e Acts 2, 38. i Cor. 12. 13. i Pet. 3. 21.
f Acts 8. 37, 36.
i Gal. 3. 27. m Titus 3.4, 5.
& Mark 10, 14, 16.
k Rom. 6. 3,$, 7. n , Cor. 11. 23:
oft as ye
Bread, and blessed it, and brake it, and gave it to. his Disciples, saying: Take, eat, this is my Body, which is given for you ; this do in Remembrance of me.
After the same Manner also he took the Cup, and gave Thanks, and gave it to them, saying, Drink
ye all of it; for this is my Blood of the New Testament, which is shed for you and for many, for the Remission of Sins: this do ye, as
drink it, in Remembrance of me. For as often as ye eat this Bread, and drink this Cup, ye
do fhèw the Lord's Deaih till he come.
• Jesus said unto the Jews, I am the living Bread, which came down from Heaven. If any Man eat of this Bread, he thall live for ever; and the Bread that I will give is iny Flesh, which I will give for the Life of the World. Except therefore ye eat the Flesh of the Son of Man, and drink his Blood, ye have no Life in you. Whoso eateth my Flesh, and drinketh my Blood, hath eternal Life ; for my Flesh is Meat indeed, and my Blood is Drink indeed. He that eateth my Fleth, and drinketh my Blood, dwelleth in me, and I in him. The Words that I speak unto you, they are Spirit, and they are Life. It is the Spirit that quickeneth, the Flesh profiteth nothing.
p The Cup of Blessing which we blefs, (faith St. Paul) is it not the Communion of the Blood of Chrilt? And, the Bread which we break, is it not the Communion of the Body of Christ For we being many, are one Bread and one Body; for we are all Partakers of that one Bread.
Mat. 26. 26.
P 1 Cor. 1o. • Juhn 6. 43, 41, 51, 53, 54, 55, 56, 63. 16, 17.
9 What shall I render unto the Lord, for all his Benefits towards me? I will take the Cup of Salvation, and call upon the Name of the Lord. I will pay my Vows unto the Lord, in the Presence of all his People.
! Whosoever shall eat this Bread, and drink this Cup of the Lord unworthily, shall be guilty of the Body and Blood of the Lord.
s Let a Man examine hiinfelf, and so let him eat of that Bread, and drink of that Cup. For he that eateth and drinketh unworthily, eateth and drinketh Damnation to himself, not discerning the Lord's Body.
Offer not polluted Bread upon his Altar : neither say, The Table of the Lord is contemptible.
HOLY DAYS, FEASTS, and Fasts.
• To every Thing there is a Season, Holy Days. and a Time to every Purpose under the Heaven. ?" In six Days' the Lord made Heaven and Earth, the Sea, and all that in them is, and refted the seventh Day; wherefore the Lord blefled the seventh Day, and hallowed it.
* Upon the first Day of the Week the Disciples of Christ came together, to break Bread, and to hear the Word preached.
si Cor. 11. 27. 4 g Pfal. 116. 12, 13, 14. 11. 28, 29. i Mal. 1. 7.
u Eccles. 3. 1. 20. II. Gen. 2. 3.
% Acts 20. 7°
$ i Cor. w Exod.
1 There is a Day of Feafting and Gladness; and a Day for a Man to afflict his Soul.
z Thou shalt honour the Lord on his holy Day ; not doing thine own Wayš, nor finding thine own Pleasure, nor speaking thine own Words.
* Turn not again to the weak and beggarly Elements of the World, by observing those Days, and Months, and Times, and Years, which ihe Jews observed.
One Man eftcemeth one Day above another; another esteemeth every Day alike. Let every Man be fully perfuaded in his own Mind. But he that regardeth a Day, let him regard it unto the Lord.
« Six Days thou shalt do thy Work, and on the seventh Day thou shalt reft; that thine Ox and thine Ass may rest, and the Son of thy Handmaid, and the Stranger may be refreshed.
Upon the first Day of the Week, which is called the Lord's Day, let every one of you lay by him in store as God hath prospered him. Feafts.
• Thon thalt rejoice before the Lord thy
God; thou, and thy Son, and thy Daughtér, and thy Man-servant and thy Maid-servant'; and the Levite, the Stranger, the Fatherless, and ilie Widow, that are among you. the
* Thou shalt rejoice before the Lord thy God, in all that thou putteft thine Hand unto,
y Edher 9. 17.
Isa. 58. 5.
d 4. 9, 30 Jo. 6 Rom. 14. 5, 6, ç Exod. 23. 12.
1 Cor. 16. 2. Rey. 1. 10.
1 Cor. 16. 2. & Deut. 16. H. f Deut. 12, 18.