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Pf. xciv. 18. When I faid, my foot flippeth, thy mercy, O LORD, held me up.
XV. Sanctified AFFLICTIONS.
Deut. viii. 5. As a man chafteneth his fon, so the LORD thy GOD chafteneth thee.
Job xxxvi. 8. And if they be bound in fetters, and be holden in cords of affliction;
Ver. 9. Then he fheweth them their work, and their tranfgreffions, that they have exceeded.
Ver. 10. He openeth alfo their ear to difcipline, and commandeth that they return from iniquity.
Fob v. 17. Happy is the man whom GOD correcteth; therefore defpife not thou the chaftening of the Almighty.
Ver. 18. For he maketh fore, and bindeth up: He woundeth, and his hands make whole.
Pf. xciv. 12 Bleffed is the man whom thou chasteneft, O LORD, and teachest him out of thy law.
Ver. 13. That thou mayest give him reft from the days of adversity, until the pit be digged for the wicked..
Ff. cxix. 67. Before I was afflicted, I went aftray: But now have I kept thy word.
Ver. 71. It is good for me, that I have been afflict ed; that I might learn thy ftatutes.
Ver. 75. I know, O LORD, that thy judgments are right, and that thou in faithfulness haft afflicted me.
Prov. iii. 12. Whom the LORD loveth, he correcteth, even as a father the fon in whom he deligheth.
If. i. 25. I will turn my hand upon thee, and purely purge away thy drofs, and take away all thy tin.
If xxvii. 9. By this therefore fhall the iniquity of Jacob be purged, and this is all the fruit to take away his fin.
I. xlviii. 1o. Behold I have refined thee, but not
with filver; I have chofen thee in the furnace of affliction.
Hof. ii. 6. I will hedge up thy way with thorns, and make a wall, that fhe fhall not find her paths.
Ver. 7. And fhe fhall follow after her lovers, but fhe fhall not overtake them: And fhe fhall feek them, but shall not find them: Then shall she say, I will go and return to my first husband, for then was it better with me than now.
Rom. v. 3. We glory in tribulations alfo, knowing that tribulation worketh patience, and patience experience, and experience hope.
I Cor. xi. 32. When we are judged we are chaftened of the LORD, that we should not be condemned with the world.
2 Cor. iv. 16. For which caufe we faint not, but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.
Ver. 17. For our light affliction which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory.
Phil. . 19. I know that this fhall turn to my falvation, through your prayer, and the fupply of the Spirit of Jefus Chrift.
Heb. xii. 6. Whom the LORD loveth, he chafteneth, and fcourgeth every fon whom he receiveth.
Ver. 7. If ye endure chaftening, God dealeth with you as with fons: For what fon is he whom the father chafteneth not?
Ver. 10. They verily, for a few days chaftened us after their own pleasure; but he for our profit, that we might be partakers of his holiness.
Ver. 11. Now no chaftening for the prefent feemeth to be joyous, but grievous: Nevertheless, afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteoufnefs, unto them which are exercised thereby..
Rev. 9. As many as I love, I rebuke and chaften.
Fames i. 3. The trying of your faith worketh patience.
Ver. 12. Bleffed is the man that endureth temptation: For when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the LORD hath promised to them that love him.
1 Pet. i. 7. That the trial of your faith being much more precious than of gold that perifheth, though it. be tried with fire, might be found unto praise, and honour, and glory, at the appearing of Jesus Christ.
Dan. xi. 35. Some of them of understanding shall fall, to try them, and to purge, and to make them white, even to the time of the end.
Dan. xii. 10. Many fhall be purified, and made white, and tried.
Zech. xiii. 9. I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as filver is refined, and will try them as gold is tried: They fhall call on my name, and I will hear them: I will fay, It is my people; and they fhall fay, The LORD is my GOD.
XVI. GRACE to the CHILDREN of BELIEVERS.
Gen. xvii. 7. I will establish my covenant between me and thee, and thy feed after thee, in their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be a GOD unto thee, and to thy feed after thee.
Ver. 9. Thou fhalt keep my covenant therefore thou, and thy feed after thee, in their generations.
Deut. xxx. 6. And the LORD thy GOD will circumcife thine heart, and the heart of thy feed, to love the LORD thy GOD with all thine heart, and with all thy foul, that thou mayest live.
Ifa. xliv. 3. I will pour my Spirit upon thy feed, and my bleffing upon thy offspring,
Ver. 4. And they fhall fpring up as among the grafs, as willows by the water courses.
Ver. 5. One fhall fay, I am the LORD's: And another fhall call himself by the name of Jacob: And another shall fubfcribe with his hand unto the LORD, and firname himself by the name of Ifrael.
Ifa. liv. 18. All thy children shall be taught of the LORD, and great shall be the peace of thy children. As ii. 39. The promise is unto you, and to your children.
Auts xvi. 31. Believe on the LORD Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be faved and thy houfe.
Mark x. 14. Suffer little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: For of fuch is the kingdom of GOD.
Ver. 16. And he took them up in his arms, put his hands upon them, and blessed them.
I Cor. vii. 14. Now are they (your children): holy.
XVII. Promifes of an INTEREST in GOD..
As our God.
Gen. xvii. 7. I will establish my covenant-to be a GOD unto thee.
Lev. xxvi. 12. And I will walk among you, and will be your GOD, and ye fhall be my people.
P. xlviii. 14. This God is our God for ever and ever he will be our guide, even unto death.
I. xli. 10. Fear thou not, for I am with thee: be not difmayed, for I am thy GOD.
Ezek. xxxiv. 24. I the LORD will be their God, and my fervant David a prince among them.
Ver. 31. Ye my flock, the flock of my pasture, are. men, and I am your God, faith the LORD.
2 Cor. vi. 16. I will, be their God, and they fhall be my people..
Heb. viii. 1O. I will be to them a God, and they fhall be to me Rev. xxi. 3.
God himself fhall be with them, and
be their God.
Heb. xi. 16. God is not afhamed to be called their God, for he hath prepared for them a city.
Ifa. liv. 5. For thy Maker, is thine husband (the LORD of hosts is his name) and thy Redeemer the Holy One of Ifrael: the GOD of the whole earth fhall he be called,
Jer. xxx. 22. Ye fhall be my people, and I will be your GOD.
Pf. xvi. 5. The LORD is the portion of mine inheritance, and of my cup.
Pf. lxxiii. 26. My flefh and my heart faileth, but God is the ftrength of my heart, and my portion for ever.
Lam. iii. 24. The LORD is my portion, faith my foul, therefore will I hope in him.
Gen. xv. 1. I am thy fhield, and thy exceeding great reward.
Ifa. xxvii. 5. In that day fhall the LORD of hosts be for a crown of glory, and for a diadem of beauty unto the refidue of his people.
Of his Prefence with us.
Exod. xxxiii. 14. My prefence fhall go with thee, and I will give
Pf. exl. 13. The upright fhall dwell in thy prefence.
Numb. xxiii. 21. The LORD his God is with him, and the fhout of a King is among them.
Ifa. xli. 10. Fear thou not, for I am with thee.
John xiv. 23. If a man love me, he will keep my words: And my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him.