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also do ye.
and lowly in Heart : and ye shall find Reft unto your Souls. See Zachariab ix. 9.
Chap. xxi. 5. Tell ye the Daughter of Sion, Behold, thy King cometh unto thee, MĖEK, and fitting upon an Ass, and a Colt the Fole of an Afs.
Ephef. iv. 1. I therefore the Prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the Vocation wherewith ye are called,
2. With all LowLINESS and MEEKNESS, with LONG-SUPFERING, forbearing one another in Love ;
3. Endeavouring to keep the Unity of the Spirit in the Bond of Peace.
Col. ïï. 8. But now you also put off all these ; Anger, Wrath, Malice, Blasphemy, filthy Communication out of your Mouth.
12. Put on therefore (as the Elect of God holy and beloved) Bowels of Mercies, Kindness, humbleness of Mind, MEEKNESS, Long-fuffering;
13. Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any Man have a Quarrel against any : even as Cbrift forgave you, fo
1 Tim. vi. 11. But thou, O Man of God, flee these Things : and follow after Righteousness, Godliness, Faith, Love, Patience, MEEKNESS.
2 Tim. ii. 24. And the Servant of the Lord must not strive ; but be gentle unto all Men, apt to teach, patient,
25. In MEEKNESS instructing those that oppose themselves; if God peradventure will give them Repentance to the acknowledging of the Truth. Titus iii
. 2. To speak Evil of no Man, to be no Brawlers, but gentle, shewing all MEEKNESS unto all Men.
James i. 21. Wherefore lay apart all Filthiness, and fuperfluity of Naughtiness, and receive with MEEKNESS the ingrafted Word, which is able to save
Souls. 1 Pet. iii. 1. Likewise, ye Wives, be in Subjection to your own Husbands ; that if any obey not the Word, they also may without the Word be won by the Conversation of the Wives,
2. While they behold your chaste Conversation coupled with Fear.
3. Whose adorning, let it not be that outward adorning of plaiting the Hair, and of wearing of Gold, or of putting on of Apparel :
4. But let it be the hidden Man of the Heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the Ornament of a MEEK and QUIET SPLRIT, which is in the Sight of God of great price.
6. BLESSED (d) are they which do HUNGER and THIRST after RIGHTEOUSNESS : for they shall be filled.
(d) Deut. viii. 2. And thou shalt remember all the way which the Lord thy God led thee these forty Years in the Wilderness,
to humble thee, and to prove thee, to know what was in thine Heart, whether thou wouldīt keep his Commandments, or no.
3. And he humbled thee, and suffered thee to HUNGER, and fed thee with Manna (which thou knewest not, neither did thy Fathers know) that he might make thee know, that Man doth not LIVE BY Bread only, but by every WORD that proceedeth out of the Mouth of the Lord doth Man Live.
Ifai. lv. 1. Ho, every one that THIRSTETH, come ye to the Waters, and he that hath no Money; come ye, buy and eat: yea, come, buy Wine and Milk without Money, and without Price.
Pfalm xlii. 1. As the Hart PANTETH after the Water Brooks, SO PANTeth my Soul after thee, O God.
2. My Soul THIRSTETH for God, for the living God : when Shall I come and appear before God?
Pf. Ixiii. 1. O God, thou art my God, early will I SEBK thee : My Soul Thirsteth for thee: My Flesh LONGETH for thee in a dry and thirsty Land, where no Water is :
2. To see thy Power and thy GLORY, so as I have seen thee in the Sanctuary
Pf. Ixxxiv. i. How amiable are thy Tabernacles, O Lord of Hoits !
2. My Soul LonGETH; yea even FainteTh for the Courts of the Lord: my Heart and my Flesh crieth out for the living God.
u. For the Lord God is a Sun and Shield: the Lord will give Grace and Glory: and no good Thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.
Job vii. 37. In the latt Day, that great Day of the Feast, Jejus food and cried, saying, If any Man THIRST, let him come unto me, and DRINK.
38. He that believeth on me, as the Scripture hath said, Out of his Belly shall flow Rivers of Living WATER.
39. (But this spake he of the SPIRIT, which they that believe on him should receive)
Rev. vii. 16. They shall HUNGER no more, neither THIRST any more, neither shall the Sun light on them, nor any Heat.
17. For the Lamb which is in the midst of the Throne shall * fced them, and lead them unto LIVING FOUNTAINS of Waters: and God shall wipe away all Tears from their Eyes.
Chap. xxii. 17. And the SPIRIT and the Bride say, Come. And let him that heareth, say, Come. And let him that is ATHIRST, come: And whosoever will, let him take the WATER of LIFE freely.
7. BLESSED (e) are the MERCIFUL : for they shall obtain MERCY.
(c) Pjalnı xvii. 25. With the MERCIFUL thou wilt few thy felf MERCIFUL : with an upright Man thou wilt shew thy self upsight.
Ps. xli. 1. Blessed is he that considereth the Poor ; the Lord will deliver him in Time of Trouble.
2. The Lord will preserve him, and keep him alive; and he shall be BLESSED upon the Earth.
Micah vi. 8. He hath shewed thee, O Man, what is good; And what doth the Lord require of thee, but to do justly, and to love Mercy, and to walk HUMBLY with thy God?
8. BLESSED (f) are the Pure in Heart: for they shall see God.
() Psalm xviii. 26. With the Pure thou wilt shew thy self PURE: and with the froward thou wilt shew thy self froward.
Pl. xxiv. 3. Who shall ascend into the Hill of the Lord ? and who shall stand in his holy Place?
4. He that hath clean Hands, and a Pure Heart; who hath
up his Soul unto Vanity, nor sworn deceitfully. PJ. li. 10. Create in me a clean Heart, O God; and renew à RIGHT SPIRIT within me.
P/. cxix. 1. Blessed are the UNDEFILED in the WAY, who walk in the Law of the Lord.
Titus i. 15. Unto the Pure all Things are PURE: but unto them that are defiled, and unbelieving, is nothing PURE ; but even their Mind and Conscience is defiled.
Epbes. v. 25. Husbands, love your Wives, even as Christ also loved the Church, and gave himself for it:
26. That he might sanctify and CLEANSE it with the Washing of Water by the Word.
27. That he might present it to himself a GLORIOUS Church, not having Spot or Wrinkle, or any such Thing; but that it should be holy and without Blemish.
Titus ii. 13. Looking for that blessed Hope, and the glorious Appearing of the great God, and our Saviour Jesus Chris:
14. Who gave himself for us, that he might' redeem us from all INIQUITY, and PURIFY unto himself a peculiar People, zealous of good works.
Heb. ix. II. But Christ being come an High Priest of good Things to come, by a greater and more perfečt Tabernacle, not made with Hands, that is to say, not of this Building ;
12. Neither by the Blood of Goats and Calves, but by his own Blood he entred in once into the Holy Place, having obtained eternal Redemption for us.
13. For if the Blood of Bulls, and of Goats, and the Ashes of an Heifer sprinkling the unclean, SANCTIFieth to the PURIFYING of the Flesh ;
14. How much more shall the Blood of Christ, who through the Eternal SPIRIT offered himself without Spot to God, PURGE your Conscience from de AD WORKS to serve the living God?
Chap. X. 21. Having an High Priest over the House of God:
22. Let us draw near with a true Heart, in full Assurance of Faith, having our Hearts sprinkled from an evil CONSCIENCE, and our Bodies washed with pure Water.
James iv. 8. Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you : CLEANSE your Hands, ye Sinners, and PURIFY your Hearts, ye double-minded.
1 John iii. 2. Beloved, now are we the Sons of d, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be : but we know, that when he shall appear, we shall be like him ; for we shall see him as he is.
3. And every Man that hath this Hope in him, PURIPIET! himself, even as he is PURE.
9. BLESSED (8) are the PEACE-MAKERS: for they shall be called the Children of God.
(8) Rom. xii. 18. If it be poffible, as much as lieth in you, live PEACEABLY with all Men.
2 Cor. xiii. 11. Be perfect, be of good Comfort, be of one Mind, live in Peace; and the God of Love and Peace shall be
1 Thel. v. 13. Be at Peace among your felves.
1 Tim. ii. 1. I exhort therefore, that firft of all, Supplications, Prayers, Intercellions, and giving of Thanks, be made for all Men:
2. For Kings, and for all that are in Authority ; that we may Icad a QUIET and PEACEABLE Life in all Godliness and Honesty.
Heb. xii. 14. Follow Peace with all Men, and Holiness, without which no Man shall see the Lord.
James üii. 17. But the Wisdom that is from above, is first PURE, then PEACEABLE, gentle, and easy to be intreated, full of Mercy and good Fruits, without Partiality, and without Hypocrisy.
18. And the Fruit of Righteousness is sown in Peace of them that MAKE PEACE.
1 Pet. iii. 10. For he that will love Life, and see good Days, let him refrain his Tongue from Evil, and his Lips that they speak no Guile.
11. Let him eschew Evil, and do Good ; let him seek Peacs, and ensue it.
10. BLESSED are they which are PERSECUTED for RIGHTEOUSNESS sake : 'for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.
11. BLESSED are ye when Men shall REVILE you, and PERSECUTE you, and shall say all manner of Evil against you falfly for my fake, 12. Rejoice and be exceeding glad : for great is your
Reward in Heaven: for fo PERSECUTED they the PROPRETS which were before you (b).
(6) Psalm x. 2. The Wicked in his Pride doth PERSECUTE the Poor : Let them be taken in their Devices that they have imagined
P/. xi. 2. For lo, the Wicked bend their Bow, they make ready their Arrow upon the String : that they may privily shoot at the UPRIGHT in Heart.
PJ. xxxvii. 12. The Wicked PLOTTETH against the Juft, and gnasheth upon him with his Teeth.
14. The Wicked have drawn out the Sword, and have bent their Bow to CAST DOwn the Poor and Needy, and to slay such as be of UPRIGHT Conversation.
Pf. xliv. 22. Yea, for thy fake we are killed all the Day long ; we are counted as Sheep for the Slaughter.
PS. xciv. 3. Lord, how long hall the Wicked, how long shall the Wicked TRIUMPH ?
4. How long shall they utter and speak HARD THINGS ? and all the Workers of Iniquity BOAST themselves?
5. They BREAK IN Pieces thy People, O Lord, and APPLICT thine Heritage.
21. They gather themselves together against the Soul of the RIGHTEOUS, and condemn the INNOCENT BLOOD.
PS. cxix. 86. All thy Commandments are faithful: they PERSecute me wrongfully ; help thou me.
Pf. cxxiii. 3. Have Mercy upon us, O Lord, have Mercy upon us : for we are exceedingly filled with Contempt.
4. Our Soul is exceedingly filled with the Scorning of those that are at Ease, and with the Contempt of the Proud.
1 Pet.iii. 14. But and if ye suffer for Righteousness fake, happy are ye: and be not afraid of their TERROR, neither be troubled;
15. But SANCTIFY the Lord God in your Hearts : and be ready always to give an Answer, to every Man that asketh, you a Reason of the Hope that is in you, with Meekness and Fear :
16. Having a good Conscience; that whereas they speak Evil of you, as of Evil Doers, they may be alhamed that FALSLY ACCUSE your good Conversation in Chrift.
Chap. ii. 19. For this is thank-worthy, if a Man for Conscience towards God endure Grief, suffering wrongfully.
20. For what Glory is it, if when ye be buffetted for your Faults, ye shall take it patiently? But it when ye do well, and fuffer for it, ye take it patiently; this is acceptable with God.
Chap. iv. 12. Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery Trial, which is to try you, as though some strange Thing liapned unto you.
13. But rejoice, inasmuch as ye are PARTAKERS of Cbriff's SUFFERINGS; that when his Glory shall be revealed, ye may be glad allo with exceeding Joy.