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1 Pet.1.16. Because it is written, be ye holy, for

I am boly.

Just. Job 34.10. Therefore hearken unto me ye men of

understanding, far be it from God that he should do wickednejlé, and from the Almighty that he should commit iniquity. V.11. For the work of a man shall he render unto him, and cause every man to find according to his waies. V.12. Tea, surely God will not do wickedly, nej

ther will the Almighty, pervert judgment, Jer.9.23. Thus faith the Lord, let not the wise

man glory in his wisdome, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches. V.24. But let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, that' am the Lord, which exercise loving kindnesje. Fudgement, and Righteousnesse in the earth;

for in these things I delight saith the Lord. Deut. 32.4. He is the Rock, bis work is perfect, for all his waies are Fudgment, a God of truth

and without iniquity ; just and right is he. Gen.18.25.-- shall not the judge of all the earth

doe right?


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Pfal.119.68. Thou art good and doest good, teach

me thy Statutes. Pfal.147.11. The Lord takeıb pleasure in theme

that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy. Nebem.9.17. And refused to obey, neither were

mindful of thy wonders, that thou didst among them, but hardened their necks, and in their rebellion appointed a Captain to return to their bondage ; but thou art a God ready to pardon, gracious, and merciful, flow to anger, and of great kindnesse, and forfookest them not. V.31. Neverthelesle; for thy great mercies sake thou didst not utterly consume them, nor forsaken them, for thou art a graçious and a merciful

Pfal.103.8. The Lord is merciful and gracious,

flow to anger and plenteous in mercy.
Jer.3.13. Go and proclaim these words towards the

North, and say return thou backsliding Ifraei,
faith the Lord, and i will not cause mine anger to
fall upon you, for I am merciful faith thư

Lord, and I will not keep anger for ever.
Exod.34.6. And the Lord passed by before him;

and proclaimed, the Lord, the Lord God, mer-
çiful and gracious, long-suffering, and abundant

in goodnesle and truth.
V.7. Keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving

iniquity, and transgresion,and fin,and that will by no means clear the guilty ; visiting the iniquity of the Fathers upon the Children; and upon the Childrens children unto the third and

fourth generation. Pal.145.7. They shall abundantly utter the memo

ry of thy great goodnesse and shall fing of the

righteousneße. 1 John 4.8. He that loveth not knoweth not God,

for God is love, V.16. And we have known and believed the love

that God hath to us ; God is love, and he that dwclleth in love, dwelleth in God, and God in

him. Micah 7.18.Who is a God like unto thes, that par.

doneth iniquity, and palleth by the transgreßions of the remnant of his heritage, he retaineth not his anger for ever because he delighteth in mer. cy. Isa. 28.21. For the Lord shall rise up as in Mount

Perazim, he shall be wroth as in the valley of Gibeon, that he may do his work, his strange work, and bring to passe his act, his strange

act. 2 Cor. 1. 3. Bleßed be God, even the Father of

our Lord Fesus Christ, the Father of mercies,

and the God of all Comforts. Ifa.30.18. And therefore will the Lord wait that

be may be gracious unto you, and therefore will he be exalted, that he may have mercy upon you, for the Lord is a God of judgement, blessed


are all they that wait for hina. Pfa.78.38. But he being full of compaßion forgave

their iniquity, and destroyed them not, yea, many a time turned he his anger away, and did

, not stir up all his wrath. Luke 6.36, Beye therefore merciful, for your hea

venly Father is merciful.

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1. Creation : Concerning which we must

know, 1. That God made the world, and all the Creatures cherein, (boch visible, and invisible,) by his Almighty power, and Created them all very good

Angels, 2. The chief of his Creatures are

2 Men.

3. All the Angels were at first made holy and happy Spirits : Some continued in their obedience to God, and are still Angels of Light; Others fell from God through Pride, or some other sin, and are become Devils of Darknes.

Concerning the Creation of Man, see farther in the next chapter.



s Col.1,16. For by him were all things Created that

are in Heaven, and that are in Earth, visible and invisible, whether they be Thrones, or Doo mirions or Principalities, or Powers, all things

are Created by him, and for him, V.17. And he' is before all things, and by him

all things confift. Nehem.9.6. Thou ever thou art Lord alone, thou

haft made Heaven, the Heaven of Heavens, with all their Holt; the earth and all things that are therein; the seas, and all that is therein, and thou prefervest them all, and the Hoft

of Heaven worshippeth thee. Rom.1.20. For the invisible things from the

Creation of the world, are clearly seen, being under stood by the things that are made, even his Eternal power and Godhead, so that they are

without excufe. Rev, 15.3. And they sing the song of Moses the

servant of god, and the fong of the Lamb, faying, great and marvellous are thy works, Lord God Almighty, just and true are thy waies, thou

King of Saints. Heb.3.4. For every house is built by some man,

but he that built all things is God.. Pfal.145.10. All thy works fhall praise thee, o God, and thy Saints shall bleße thee.

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