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ing, Conscience and will, thy sensual affecti

, ons and desires; and thy whole outward man may be put into, and kept in a good order and frame ; char the fear of God may dwell in chine heart continually, and his Law be written in thy inward man. Look to the bent and frame of the he art, that it be right towards God. If thy heart be once ordered arighe, thou wilt look that chy outward conversation be ordered aright also. Let it appear therefore thou are a living member of Christ, by being a new C:earure; by unliving, and undo ng thy former sinful course. Live not henceforch in any known sin, but speedily forsake, whatever thou knowest to be évil

, and displeasing unto God any kind of way. Lab ùr to testifie the sincerity of thy repentance and Faith, by an holy life, and an unblameable Conversation. Set thy self in good earnest to walk religiously and holily before God, righteously and uprightly before men, and soberly and temperatly in the Governmeat of thy self.

Let it be thy daily exercise (with Paul) to keep a good Canscience, void of offence, tewards God, and towards man. Be caretulof the duties boch of the first, and second Table. And read often and carefully observe our Saviours Sermon in the Mount, contained in the fifth, sixth, and seqventh Chapters of Matthew. In summe, beg a continual supply of strength, from the fan&tifying Spiric of Chrift, chac chough thou

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are to wrelle, not only against Meln and blood, but against Principalities, and powers, and spiritual wickednesses, and against manifold tempe acions from the world, yet no:wichstanding (through the sides of Grace) the regenerace pare in thee may overcome, and that thou maist grow in Grace, and be daily perfecting holineffe in the fear of God.

2 Cor. 5.17. Therefore if any man be is Christ

, he is a new Creature ; oldthings are past away,

bebold, all things are become new. i Cor 6.11. And fuch were some of you, but ye,

are washed, but ye are fanétified, but ye are justified in the Name of the Lord Fefus, and by

the Spirit of our God. Eph.4.22. That ye put off, concerning the former

Conversation, the old man, which is corrupt, according to the deceitful lufts V.23. And be renewed in the Spirit of your

mind. V.24. And that ye put on that nem már, which after God is created in righteossreffe and trie

holineffe. Rom.6.5. For if we have been planted together in the likenesse of his death: wefbill be also in the

likenesse of his resurrection. V.6. Knowing this that our old man is crucified with him, that the body of fin might bi deftroyed, shat hienceforth we should not ferve fis.

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V.14. For fin shall not have dominion over you, for ye are not under the Law, but under Grace.

у i John.3.8. Herhat committeth fin is of the devil,

for the devil finneth from the beginning for this purpose the Son of God was manifefted, that

he might destroy the works of the devil. 1 John 2.6. He that saith he abidell in him,

ought himselfe also to walk,even as he walked. 1 John 3:3. And every min that bath this hope

in him, purifieth bimself even as he is pure. Rom.8.13. For if ye live after the flesh, ye fhall

die : but if we through the Spirit do mortifie

the deeds of the body, we shall live. Eph.3.16. That he would grant you, according to

the riches of his Glory to be strengthened with

might, by his Spirit in the inner man V.17. That Christ may dwell in your hearts by Faith, that

ye being rooted and grounded in love, V.18. May be able to comprehend with all Saints what is the breadth, and length, and depih,

And heighth: V.19. And to know the love of Christ, which pafseth knowledge, that ye might be filled with

all the fulnesse of God. i Cor.7.1. Having i herefore these promises (dear.

ly beloved) let us cleanse our felves from all fil: hinefle of flesh and Spirit, perfecting boli.

melje in the fear of God. H.5,12.:4. Follow

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neß, without which no man shall see the Lord. i Thes.5.23. And the very God of peace sanctifie

you wholly, and I pray God you whole Spirit, and Soul, and body, be preserved blamless unto the

coming of our Lord Fesus Christ. Gal. 5.17. For the fleso lufteth against the Spirit,

and the Spirit against the flesh; and these are contrary the one to the otherso that ye cannot

do the ihings that ye would. 1 Pet.2.11. Dearly beloved, I beseech you as

strangers, and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly

lufts, which war against the soul. 2 Pec.3.18. But grow in Grace, and in the know

ledge of our Lord and Saviour Fesus Christ, to

him be Glory both nor and for ever, Amen. Gal.5.19. Now the works of the flush are manifeft,

which are these, Adultery, Fornication, Uncleannelle, Lasciviousnes, V.20. Idolatry, Witchcraft, Hatred, Variance,

Emulations, Wrath, Strife, Seditions, Here. fies, V.21. Envyings, Murders, Drunkenneß, Revellings, and such like, of the which i tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things fhill not inherit the Kingdom of God. V.22. But the fruit of the Spirit is, Love, Foy,

Peace, Long-Suffering, Gentlenesse, Goodnesle, Faith, V.23. Meeknes, Temperance, againft such there is no Lap.

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V.24. And they that are Chrifts have crucified

the flejh, with the affections, and lufts. Pril.2.15. That ge may be blameiesse, and barm

leffe, the sons of God withont rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse Nation, among

whom ye fhire as Lights in the world, 2 Per.1.5. And befides this, giving all diligence,

add to your Faith vertne, and to verine Knowledge. V.6. And to Knowledge temperance, and to temperance patience, and to patience Godlinese, V.7. And to Godlines, Brotherly kindness, and

10 Broiberly kindnes Charity. Cor.15.-8. Therefore, my beloved Brethren

be ye ftedfaft, unmoveable, alwaies abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know, 12.4t yone Labour is not in vain in the Lord, 1 Pet.1.14. As obedient Children, not fashioning your felves according to the

former lufts in your ignorance, V.15. But as he which hath called you is boly, so

te ge holy in all manner of Canterfation. 1 Cor.6.19 what, know ye not that your body is

the Temple of the holy Ghoft which is in you, pohich ye have of God, and ye are : ot your V.20. För ge are bought with a price: therefore glorifie God in your body, and in your Spirit,

which are Gods Rom.2.6. Who will render to every man accordingio bis deeds.

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