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season with salt; neither shalt | them, On this condition will Imako | establish my covenant with you, thou suffer the salt of the cove- a covenant with you, that I may and with your sced after you; And nant of thy God to be lacking thrust out all your right eyes, with every living creature that is from thy meat-offering: with all and lay it for a reproach upon all with you, of the fowl, of the cattle, thine offerings thou shalt offer Israel.

and of every beast of the carth salt.

1 Sam. xvill, 3. Then Jonathan with you; from all that go out of Num. xvill, 19. All the heave- and Duvid made a covenant, be- the ark, to every beast of the earth. offerings of the holy things, which cause he loved him as his own soul. And I will establish my covenant the children of Israel offer unto

1 Sam. xx, 16. So Jonathan with you: neither shall all flesh be the Lord, have I given thee, and made a covenant with the house cut off any more by the waters of thy sons and thy daughters with of David, saying, Let the LORD a flood; neither shall there any thee, by a statute for ever, it is a covenant of salt for ever before David's enemies. even require it at the hand of more be a flood to destroy the

earth, the Lord unto theo, and to thy seed with thee.

1 Sam. xxiii, 18. And they two WITH ABRAHAM.

made a covenant before the LORD. 2 Chron. xiii, 5. Ought ye not to And David abode in the wood, said unto him, I am the LORD that

Gen. xv, 7, 8, 12-16, 18. And he know that the LORD God of Israel and Jonathan went to his house. gave the kingdom over Israel to

brought thee out of Ur of the David for ever, eren to him and

1 Kings xx, 34. And Benhadad Chaldees, to give thee this land to his sons by a covenant of salt?

said unto him, The cities which to inherit it. And he said, Lord

my father took from thy father God, whereby shall I know that I BLOOD OF COVENANT.

I will restore; and thou shalt shall inherit it? And when the sun

make streets for thee in Damas. was going down, a deep sleep fell Exod. xxiv, 8. And Moses took cus, as my father made in Samaria. upon Abram; and lo, an horror of the blood, and sprinkled it on the Then said Ahab, I will send thee great darkness fell upon him. And people, and said, Behold the blood away with this covenant. So he he said unto Abram, Know of a of the covenant, which the LORD made a covenant with him, and surety that thy seed shall be a hath made with you concerning sent him away.

stranger in a land that is not all these words.

2 Kings xi, 4, 17. And the theirs, and shall serve them; and Zech. ix, 11. As for thee also, by seventh year' Jehoiada sent and they shall amict them four hunthe blood of thy covenant I have fetched the rulers over hundreds, dred years: And also that nation, sent forth thy prisoners out of the with the captains and the guard, whom they shall serve, will í Dit wherein is no water.

and brought them to him into the judge; and afterward shall they Heb. x, 29. Of how much sorer house of the LORD, and made a

come out with great substance, punishment, suppose ye, shall he covenant with them, and took an

And thou shalt go to thy fathers be thought worthy, who hath oath of them in the house of the in peace; thou shalt be buried in trodden under foot the Son of LORD, and shewed them the a good old age. But in the fourth God, and hath counted the blood king's son. And Jehoiada made generation they shall come hither of the covenant, wherewith he a covenant between the Lord and again: for the iniquity of the was sanctified, an unholy thing, the king and the people, that they Amorites is not yet full. In that and hath done despite unto the should be the Lord's people; same day the Lond made a coveSpirit of grace?

between the king also and the nant with Abram, saying, Unto thy Heb. xiii, 20. The God of

seed have I given this land, from people.

peace, that brought again from the dead 1 Chron, xi, 3. Therefore came river, the river Euphrates.

the river of Egypt unto the great our Lord Jesus, that great shep- all the elders of Israel to the king herd of the sheep, through the to Hebron; and David made a

Gen. xvii, 7, 9. And I will establood of the everlasting cove- covenant with them in Hebron blish my covenant between me and nant.

before the LORD; and they anoint- thee, and thy seed after thee, in

ed David king over Israel, ac- their generations, for an everlastINSTANCES OF HUMAN cording to the word of the LORD ing covenant, to be a God unto COVENANTS. by Samuel.

thee, and to thy seed after thee. Gen. xxi, 27, 32. And Abraham 2 Chron. xxiii, 3. And all the shalt keep my covenant therefore,

And God said unto Abraliam, Thou took sheep and oxen, and gave congregation maden & covenant thou, and thy seed after thee, in them unto Abimelech; and both or with the king in the house of their generations. them made a covenant. Thus

. And he said unto them,

2 Kings xiii, 23. And the LORD they made a covenant at Beer- Behold, the king's son shall reign, sheba: then Abimelech rose up, as the Lord hath said of the sons was gracious unto them, and bad

compassion on them, and had reand Phicol the chief captain of his of David. host, and they returned into the Jer. xxxiv, 8. This is the word spect unto them, because of his land of the Philistines. that came unto Jeremiah from the and Jacob, and would not destroy

covenant with Abraham, Isaac, Gen. xxxi, 44. Now therefore Lord, after that the king Zedekiah them, neither cast he them from come thou, let us make a cove

had made a covenant with all the his presence as yet. nant, I and thou; and let it be for people which were at Jerusalem, 2 witness between me and thee. to proclaim liberty unto them.

Luke 1,72. To perform the mercy

promised to our fathers, and to Josh. xxiv, 25. So Joshua made

remember his holy covenant. a covenant with the people that COVENANTS OF GOD day, and set them a statute and an

Acts iii, 25. Ye are the children ordinance in Shechem.

WITH MAN.

of the prophets, and of the cove

nant which God made witli (ur 1 Sam. xi, 1, 2. Then Nahash

WITH NOAH.

fathers, saying unto Abraham, And the Ammonite came up, and en

Gen. vi, 18. But with thee will in thy seed shall all the kindreds cimped against Jabesh-gilead: and I establish my covenant: and thou of the earth be blessed. all the men of Jabesh said unto shalt coine into the ark, thou, and

Gal. 1li, 16, 17. Now to Abraham Nahash, Make a covenant with

us, thy sons, and thy wife, and thy and his seed were the promises m we will serve thee. And sons' wes with thee.

made. He saith not, And to seeds, b.sh the Animonite answered Gen. ix, 9-11. And I, behold, I' as of many; but as of one, And to

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thy seed, which is Christ. And land of Moab, besides the cove-| that I have sent this commandthis I say, that the covenant, that nant which he made with them in ment unto you, that my covenant was confirmed before of God in Horeb. That thou shouldst enter might be with Levi, saith the Christ, the law, which was four into covenant with the LORD thy LORD of hosts. But ye are dehundred and thirty years after, God, and into his oath, which the parted out of the way; ye have cannot disannul, that it should LORD thy God maketh with thee caused many to stumble at the make the promise of none effect. this day.

law; ye bave corrupted the cove1 Kings vill, 9. There was nant of Levi, saith the LORD of WITH ISAAC.

nothing in the ark save the two hosts.

tables of stone, which Moses put Gen. xvii, 19, 21. And God said, Sarah thy wife shall bear thee a made a covenant with the children

WITH DAVID. there at Horeb, when the LORD

2 Sam. xxiii, 5. Although my son indeed; and thou shalt call his of Israel, when they came out of house be not so with God; yet he name Isaac: and I will establish the land of Egypt.

hath made with me an everlasting my covenant with him for an everTasting covenant, and with his seed

covenant, ordered in all things,

2 Kings xvii, 15, 35, 38. And they after him. But my covenant will rejected his statutes, and his cove. and sure: for this is all my salva I establish with Isaac, which Sarah nant that he made with their tion, and all my desire, although shall bear unto thee at this set fathers, and his testimonies which he make it not to grow. time in the next year.

he testifled against them; and they 2 Chron. vil, 18. Then will I Gen. xxvi, 3, 4. Sojourn in this and went after the heathen that dom, according as I have cove

followed vanity, and became vain, stablish the throne of thy kingLand, and I will be with thee, and were round about them, concern- nanted with David thy father, will bless thee; for unto thee, and ing whom the LORD had charged saying, There shall not fail thee unto thy seed, I will give all these them, that they should not do a man to be ruler in Israel. countries, and I will perform the like them. With whom the LORD oath which I sware unto Abraham had made a covenant, and charged will I not break, nor alter the

Ps. lxxxix, 34-37. My covenant thy father, And I will make thy

them, saying, Ye shall not fear thing that is gone out of my need to multiply as the stars of other gods, nor bow yourselves to lips. Once have I sworn by my heaven, and will give unto thy them, nor serve them, nor sacrifice holiness, that I will not lie unto seed all these countries: and in thy to them: And the covenant that David. His seed shall endure for seed shall all the nations of the I have made with you ye shall not ever, and his throne as the sun earth be blessed.

forget; neither shall ye fear other before me. It shall be established WITH JACOB. gods.

for ever as the moon, and as a Gen. xxvill, 13, 14. And, behold, of this

covenant, and speak unto

Jer. xi, 2-5. Hear yo the words faithful witness in heaven. Selah. the LORD stood above it, and said, the men of Judah, and to the inI am the LORD God of Abraham habitants of Jerusalem, And say

GOD FAITHFUL TO HIS thy father, and the God of Isaac: thou unto them, Thus saith the

COVENANT. the land whereon thou liest, to LORD God of Israel, Cursed be the

Deut. iv, 31. (For the LORD thy thee will I give it, and to thy seed; man that obeyeth 'not the words God is a merciful God,) he will And thy seed shall be as the dust of this covenant, which I com- not forsake thee, neither destroy of the earth; and thou shalt spread manded your fathers in the day thee, uor forget the covenant of abroad to the west, and to the that I brought them forth out of thy

fathers, which he sware unto east, and to the north, and to the the land of Egypt, from the fron

them. south: and in thee, and in thy

furnace, saying, Obey my voice, Deut. vii, 9. Know therefore seed, shall all the families of the and do them, 'according to all that the LORD thy God, he is God, earth be blessed.

which I command you: so shall the faithful God, which keepeth 1 Chron. xvi, 16, 17. Even of the ye be my people, and I will be covenant and mercy with them covenant which he made with your God; That I may perform that love him, and keep his comAbraham, and of his oath unto the oath which I have sworn unto mandments, tó a thousand generaIsaac; And hath confirmed the your fathers, to give them a land tions. same to Jacob for a law, and to Nowing with milk and honey, as 1 Kings viii, 23. And he said, Israel for an everlasting covenant. it is this day. Then answered 1, LORD God of Israel, there is no

and said, So be it, O LORD. God like thee, in heaven above, WITH ISRAEL.

Jer. xxxiv, 13. Thus saith the or on earth beneath, who keepest Exod. vi, 4. And I have also es- LORD, the God of Israel, I made a covenant and mercy with thy sertablished my covenant with them, covenant with your fathers in the vants that walk before thee with to give them the land of Canaan, day that I brought them forth all their heart. the land of their pilgrimage, out of the land of Egypt, out of 2 Chron. vi, 14. And said, O whorein they were strangers. the house of bondmen, saying. LORD God of Israel, there is no

Exod. xxxiv, 27. And the LORD Ezek. Xxxvii, 26. Moreover, I God like thee in the heaven, nor said unto Moses, Write thou these will make a covenant of peace in the earth; which keepest covewords: for after the tenor of these with them; it shall be an ever- nant, and shewest mercy unto thy words I have made a covenant lasting covenant with them: and I servants that walk before theo with theo and with Israel.

will place them, and multiply with all their hearts. Deut. v, 2, 3. The LORD our God them, and will set my sanctuary

Neh. i, 5. And said, I beseech made a covenant with us in Horeb. in the midst of them for ever-thee, O LORD God of 'heaven, the The LORD made not this covenant more.

great and terrible God, that keepwith our fathers, but with us, even Acts fli, 25. Ye are the children eth covenant and mercy for them lls, who are all of us here alive of the prophets, and of the cove- that love him, and observe his his day.

nant which God made with our commandments. Deut. xxix, 1, 12. These are the fathers.

Neh. 1x, 32. Now therefore, our words of tho covenant which the

God, the great, the mighty, and LOED commanded Moses to make

WITH LEVI.

the terrible God, who keepest with the children of Israel in the Mal. 11, 4, 8. And ye shall know covenant and mercy, let not all

the trouble seom little beforo Lev. xxiv, 8. Every sabbath he | in transgressing his covenant. thee that hath come upon us, on shall set it in order before the Then shalt thou bring forth that our kings, on our princes, and on LORD continually, being taken man or that woman, which have our priests, and on our prophets, from the children of Israel by an committed that wicked thing, and on our fathers, and on all thy everlasting covenant.

unto thy gates, even that man or people, since the time of the kings

2 Sam. xxiii, 5. Although my that woman, and shalt stone them of Assyria unto this day.

house be not so with God; yet he with stones, till they die. Ps. XXV, 14. The secret of the hath made with me an everlasting Deut. xxix, 9, 25. Keep thereLORD is with them that fear him; covenant, ordered in all things, fore the words of this covenant, end he will shew them his cove-and sure. ...,

and do them, that ye may prosper Dant.

Isa. xxiv, 5. The earth also is in all that ye do. Then men shall Ps. cv, 8-10. He hath remem- defiled under the inhabitants say, Because they have forsaken bered his covenant for ever, the thereof; because they have trans- the covenant of the LORD God of word which he commanded to a gressed the laws, changed the their fathers, which he made with thousand generations: Which ordinance, broken the everlasting them when he brought them forth covenant he made with Abraham, covenant.

out of the land of Egypt. and his oath unto Isaac; And con- Isa. Iv, 3. Incline your ear, and firmed the same unto Jacob for a come unto me: hear, and your sidned, and they have also trans

Josh. vii, 11, 15. Israel bath law, and to Israel for an everlast- soul shall live; and I will make gressed my covenant which I ing covenant.

an everlasting covenant with you, commanded them: for they have Isa. lvi, 10. For the mountains even the sure mercies of David. even taken of the accursed thing, shall depart, and the hills be removed; but my kindness shall not

Ezek. xxxvii, 26. Moreover I and have also stolen, and dissemwill make a covenant of peace

bled also, and they have put it depart from thee, neither shall with them; it shall be an everlast-it shall be, that he that is taken

even among their own stuff. And the covenant of my peace be removed, saith the LORD, that hath ing covenant with them. .....

with the accursed thing shall be Inercy on thee.

Heb. xiii, 20. ..... That great burnt with fire, he and all that he Jer. xxxiii, 20, 21, 25. Thus saith Shepherd of the sheep, through hath; because he hath transgressthe Lorn, if ye can break my the blood of the everlasting cove-ed the covenant of the LORD, and covenant of the day, and my coveDant.

because he hath wrought folly in nant of the night, and that there

Israel. should not be day and night in

THE OBLIGATION OF

Josh. xxill, 16. When ye have their season; Then may also my KEEPING GOD'S COVENANT, transgressed the covenant of the covenant be broken with David

AND DANGER OF VIOLAT

LORD your God, which he commy servant, that he should not have a son to reign upon his

ING IT.

manded you, and have gone and

served other gods, and bowed throne; and with the Levites the Gen. xvii, 9, 10, 14. And God yourselves to them; then shall the priests, my ministers. Thus saith said unto Abraham, Thou shalt anger of the LORD be kindled ile LORD, If my covenant be not keep my covenant therefore, thou, against you, and ye shall perish with day and night, and if I have and thy seed after thee in their quickly from of the good land not appointed the ordinances of generations. This is my covenant, which he hath given unto you. beaven and earth. which ye shall keep, between me

Judges ii, 20. And the anger of Ezek. svi, 60-62. Nevertheless, and you, and thy seed after thee; I will remember my covenant Every man-child among you shall the LORD was hot against Israel;

And the uncir and he said, Because that this with thee in the days of thy youth, cumcised man-child, whose flesh people hath transgressed my and I will establish unto thee an of his foreskin is not circumcised, covenant which commanded Bhalt remember thy ways, and be that soul shall be cut off from his their fathers, and have not hearkashamed, when thou shalt receive people; he hath broken my cove-ened unto my voice.

nant. thy sisters, thine elder and thy

1 Kings xix, 10. And he said, I Founger: and I will give them E.cod. xix, 5. Now therefore, if have been very jealous for the unto thee for daughters, but not ye will obey my voice indeed, and LORD God of hosts: for the chilby thy covenant. And I will keep my covenant, then ye shalldren of Israel have forsaken thy

thino establish my covenant with thee; be à peculiar treasure unto me covenant, thrown down and thou shalt know that I am above all people: for all the earth altars, and slain thy prophets with the LORD. is mine.

the sword; and I, even I only, am Ezek. xx, 37. And I will cause Lev. xxvi, 15. And if ye shall I left; and they seek my life, to take

it away. you to pass under the rod, and I despise my statutes, or if your will bring you into the bond of soul abhor my judgments, so that 2 Kings xvill, 12. Because they the covenant.

ye will not do all my command- obeyed not the voice of the

ments, but that ye break my LORD their God, but transgressed AND THEREFORE IT IS covenant.

bis covenant, and all that Moses CALLED AN EVERLASTING

Deut. iv, 23. Take heed unto the servant of the LORD com

yourselves, lest ye forget the cove- manded, and would not hear COVENANT.

nant of the LORD your God, which them, nor do them. Gen, ix, 16. And the bow shall he made with you, and make you be in the cloud; and I will look a graven image, or the likeness of LORD are mercy and truth unto

Ps. xxv, 10. All the paths of the upon it, that I may remember

the any thing which the LORD thy such as keep his covenant and everlasting covenant between God God hath forbidden thee.

his testimonies. and every living creature of all

De xvii, 2,5. If there be found desh that is upon the earth.

among you, within any of thy Ps. xliv, 17. All this is come Gen. xvii, 19. . . . . . And I will gates which the LORD thy God upon us, yet have we not forgotten establish my covenant with him giveth thee, man or woman, that theo, neither have wo dealt falsely [Isaacfor aneverlasting covenant, hath wrought wickedness in the in thy covenant. and with his seed after nim. sight of the LORD thy God, P8. Iv, 20. He hath put forth his

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hands against such as be at peace my covenant, which have not Josh. xxiv, 25. So Joshua made with him; he hath broken his performed the words of the cove- a covenant with the people that covenant.

nant which they had made before day, and set them a statute and an Ps. lxxviii, 10, 11, 37. They kept me, when they cut the call in ordinance in Shechem. not the covenant of God, and re-twain, and passed between the

2 Kings xi, 17. And Jehoiada parts thereof. fused to walk in his law; And for

made a covenant betwecn the gat his works, and his wonders Ezek. xvii, 15, 16, 19. But he re- LORD and the king and the people, that he had shewed them. For belled against him in sending his that they should be the LORD'S their heart was not right with ambassadors into Egypt, that they people; between the king also and him, neither were they stedfast might give him horses and much ihe people. in his covenant. people: shall he prosper? shall he

2 Kings xxiii, 3. And the king Ps. ciii, 18. To such as keep his escape that doeth such thingst or stood by a pillar, and made a covenant, and to those that re- be delivered? As I live, saith the after the LORD, and to keep his

, and

covenant before the LORD, to walk member his commandinents to do Lord God, surely

in the place commandments and his testimon. them.

where the king dwelleth that made ies and his statutes with all their Prov. il, 17. Which forsaketh him king, whose oath be despised, heart and all their soul, to perform the guide of her youth, and for- and whose covenant he brake, the words of this covenant that getteth the covenant of her God. even with him in the midst of

were written in this book. And Isa. xxxiil, 8. The highways lie Babylon he shall die. Therefore all the people stood to the covewaste, the wayfaring man ceaseth; thus saith the Lord GOD, As I live,

nant. he hath broken the covenant, he surely mine oath that he hath hath despised the cities, be re- despised, and my covenant that 2 Chron. xv, 12. And they engardeth no man.

he hath broken, even it will I re- tered into a covenant to seek the compense upon his own head.

LORD God of their fathers with all Isa. Ivi, 4-7. For thus saith the

their heart and with all their LORD unto the eunuchs that keep he return into his land with great

Dan. xl, 28, 30, 32. Then shall soul. my sabbaths, and choose

2 Chron. xxiii, 16. And Jeholada things that please me, and take riches: and his heart shali" be

made a covenant between him, hold of my covenant; 'Even unto against the holy covenant; and he and between all the people, and them will I give in mine house, shall do exploits, and return to

between the king, that they and within my walls, a place and his own land. For the ships of

should be the LORD's people. a name better than of sons and of Chittim shall come against him;

2 Chron. xxix, 10. Now it is daughters: I will give them an therefore he shall be grieved, and

have indignation

in mine heart to make a covenant everlasting name, that shall not be return, and cut off. Also the sons of the against the holy covenant: so with the LORD God of Israel, that stranger, that join themselves to shall he do; he shall even return, his fierce wrath may turn away the Lord, to serve him, and to and have intelligence with them from us. love the name of the LORD, to be that forsake the holy covenant. 2 Chron, xxxiv, 31, 32. And the his servants, every one that keep- and such as do wickedly against king stood in his place, and made eth the sabbath from polluting it, the covenant shall be corrupt by a covenant before the LORD, to and taketh hold of my covenant; flatteries: but the people that do walk after the LORD, and to keep Even them will I bring to my holy know their God shall be strong, his commandments, and his testiInountain, and make them joyful and do exploits.

monies, and his statutes, with all in my house of prayer: their Rom. 1, 31. Without understand- his heart, and with all his soul, to burnt-offerings and their sacri-ing, covenant-breakers, without perform the words of the covenant fices shall be accepted upon mine natural affection, implacable, un

which are written in this book. altar, for mine house shall be merciful,

And he caused all that were precalled an house of prayer for all

sent in Jerusalem and Benjamin people.

to stand to it. And the inhabiMAN MAKING COVENANT tants of Jerusalem did according Jer, xl, 3. And say thou unto

WITH GOD.

to the covenant of God, the God them, Thus saith the LORD God of Israel; Cursed be the man that

Deut. xxix, 10-15. Ye stand this of their fathers. obeyeth not the words of this your God; your captains of your this we make a sure covenant, and

day all of you before the LORD Neh. ix, 38. And because of all covenant.

tribes, your elders, and your write it; and our princes, Levites, Jer. xiv, 21. Do not abhor us, for officers, with all the men of Israel, and priests, seal unto it. thy name's sake; do not disgrace Your little ones, your wives, and the throne of thy glory: remem- thy stranger that is in thy camp, ber, break not thy covenant with from the hewer of thy wood unto

THE NEW COVENANT. the drawer of thy water, That

Isa. lix, 21. As for me, this is Jer. xxli, 9. Then they shall thou shouldest enter into covo- my covenant with them, saith the answer, Because they have for nant with the LORD thy God, and LORD; My Spirit that is upon saken the covenant of the LORD God maketh with thee this day: put in thy mouth, shall not depart

into his oath, which the LORD thy thee, and my words which I havo their God, and worshipped other that he may establish

thee to-day out of thy mouth, nor out of the gods, and served them.

for a people unto himself, and that mouth of thy seed, nor out of the Jer. xxxi, 32. Not according to he may be unto thee a God, as he mouth of thy seed's seed, saith the covenant that I made with bath said unto thee, and as he the LORD, from henceforth and for their fathers, in the day that I hath sworn unto thy fathers, to ever. took them by the hand, to bring Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob. them out of the land of Egypt: Neither with you only do I make days come, saith the LORD, that I

Jer. xxxi, 31-33. Behold, the (which my covenant they brake, this covenant and this oath; But will make a new covenant with although I was an husband unto with him that standeth here with the house of Israel, and with the them, saith the LORD.)

us this day before the LORD our house of Judah; Not according Jer. xxxiv, 18. And I will give God, and also with him that is not to the covenant that I made with the men that have transgressed hero with us this day.

their fathers in the day that I took

us.

of

the

me.

them by the hand to bring them ministry, by how much also he is with the beasts of the field, and out of the land of Egypt;

the mediator of a better covenant, with the fowls of heaven, and with But this shall be the covenant that which was established upon better the creeping things I will make with the house of promises. For if that first cove-ground. . Israel; After those days, saith the nant had been faultless, then LORD, I will put my law in their should no place have been sought

RUINOUS COVENANTS. inward parts, and write it in their for the second. For, finding fault

189. xxviit, 15, 18, 19. Because yo hearts; and will be their God, with them, he saith, Behold, the have said, We have made a coveand they shall be my people.

days come, saith the Lord, when nant with death, and with hell are

I will make a new covenant with
Jer. xxxii, 40. And I will make the house of Israel, and with the flowing

scourge shall pass through,

we at agreement; when the overan everlasting covenant with them, that I will not turn away to the covenant that I made with it shall not come unto us: for we from them, to do them good; but I their fathers in the day when I under falsebood have we bid ourwill put my fear in their hearts, took them by the hand to lead selves. And your covenant with that they shall not depart from them out of the land of Egypt; death shall be disannulled, and

because they continued not in my Ezek, xvi, 8. Now, when I pass- covenant, and I regarded them your agreement with hell shall not ed by thee, and looked upon thee, not, saith the Lord.

stand; when the overflowing

For this is behold, thy time was the time of the covenant that I will make scourge shall pass through, then love; and I spread my skirt over with the house of Israel after From the time that it goeth forth it

ye shall be trodden down by it, thee, and covered thy nakedness: those days, saith the Lord; I will shall take you: for morning by yea, 'I sware unto thee, and enter- put my laws into their mind, and morning shall it pass over, by day ed 'into a covenant with thee, write them in their hearts; and I and by night; and it shall be a saith the Lord God, and thou be will be to them a God, and they vexation only to understand the camest mine. shall be to me a people: In that

report. Gal. iii, 17, 18. And this I say, he saith, A new covenant, he hath that the covenant, that was con- made the first old. Now that firmed before of God in Christ, the which decayeth and waxeth old is JEWS FORBIDDEN TO MAKE law which was four hundred and ready to vanish away.

COVENANTS WITH HEATHthirty years after, cannot disannul, that it should make the promise of Ghost also is a witness to us: for Heb. x, 15, 16. Whereof the Holy

EN NATIONS. none effect. For if the inheriafter that he had said before, This no covenant with them, nor with

Exod. xxiii, 32. Thou shalt make tance be of the law, it is no more

is the covenant that I will make of promise: but God gave it to with them after those days, saith

their gods. Abraham by promise.

the Lord; I will put my laws into Deut. vii, 2. And when the LORD Gal. iv, 24, 25. Which things their hearts, and in their minds thy God shall deliver them before are an allegory: for these are the will I write them.

thee, thou shalt smit them, and two covenants; the one from the

utterly destroy them; thou shalt mount Sinai, which gendereth to

WONDERFUL COVENANTS.

make no covenant with them, nor bondage, which is Agar. For this

shew mercy unto them. Agar is mount Sinai in Arabia, Job v, 23. For thou shalt be in and answereth to Jerusalem which league with the stones of the Hosea xil, 1. Ephraim feedeth now is, and is in bondage with her field; and the beasts of the field on wind, and followeth after the children, shall be at peace with thee.

east wind: he daily increaseth lies

and desolation; and they do make Heb. viil, 6-10, 13. But now hath Hosea il, 18. And in that day a covenant with the Assyrians, be obtained a more excellent I will I make a covenant for them and oil is carried into Egypt.

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