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V 7. To them who by patient continuance in welldoing, seek for Glory,and Honour and immorta
lity; eternal Life. V.8. But unto them that are contentious, and do xot obey the Trath, but obey unrighteousnes ; indignation, and wrath, V.9. Tribulation, and angnish, upon every soul of man that doth evil, of the Fero forft, and
also of the Gentile. Mar.16.24. Then said Fefus uste bis Disciples,
if any man will come after me, let him deny himselfs and take up his Crosse, and follow
i Sam.2.30. Them that honour me, I will honour,
and they that despise me, fhall be lightly effec
med. 2 Cor.1.12. For our rejoycing is this, the Testi.
mony of our Conscience, that in fimplicity and Godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom, but by the Grace of God, we have bad our Conversation
in the world, and more abundantly to you-wards. Ifa.38.3. And said, remember now, O Lord, I
befeech thee, how I have walked before thee in truth, and with a perfeet heart, and have done that which is good in thy fight. And Hezekiah
wept fore. Acts 24.16. And herein do I exercise my felf, 10
have alwaies a Conscience void of offence toWard God, and toward men.
Tic.2.11. For the Grace of God, that bringeth
salvation, hath appeared to all men. V.12. Teaching us, that denying ungodlinesse,
and worldly lusts, we should live seberly, righ. teously
, and godly in this present world. V.13. Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of tke great Gat, and our Saviour Fesus Christ. V. 14. Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purifie unto
himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works. Tit.3.8. This is a faithful saying, and these things
I will that thou affirm conftantly, that they which have believed in God, might be careful to maintain good works: these tbing's are good and profitable unto men. Mat.5.17. Think not, that I am come to destroy
I the Law and the Prophets, I am not come to
destroy, but to fulfill. Mar.22 36. Master, which is the great com
mandement of the Law? V.37. Fesus faid unte him, thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all foul, and with all thy mind. V.38. This is the firft and great CommandeV.39. And the second is like unto it, thon fhalt
love thy neighbour as thy felf. V.40. On these two Commandements bang all the Law avd the Prophets.
Mark 12.32. And the Scribe said unto him, well
Mafter, thou hast said she truth: for there is
oné God, and there is none other but he. V.33. And to love him with all the heart, and
with all the understanding, and with all the foul, and with all the strength, and to love his neighbour as himself, is more than all whole
burnt offering and sacrifice. Rom. 3:31. Do we then make void the Law
through Faith? God forbid, yea, we establish
of Communion with God. SL Abour to maintain
a daily close Communion with God, in these particulars following,
1. Awake with God in the morning:
2 Førget not to poure forth thy soul in secret prayer; and praise before him.
3. Read the Scriptures.
4. Live continually as in the fight and view of God.
5. Live by Faith..
6. observe all the passages of bis Providence towards thee, 7. Be continually watchful.
First, First, Awake with God in the morning:When I awake, I am still with thee, fais holy David, Pfal.139.8. The morning is an embleme of the Resurrection, when our bodies shall awake from the sleep of death, and that long day shall arise upon us, that shall never have any night, O how shouldst chou chen, when sleep fals from thine eyes, lift up thy soul in praises and thanks. givings to the Lord, for his gracious Providence over thee in the night season. Had not he been exceeding gracious, thou mightst have slept the sleep of death, and from the darknesle of the night been sent away into outer darknesle. Let not the commonnefse of this mercy diminish, but the continualneß of it rather encrease thy thankfulnesse. O when thy body awakens, how shouldlt thou awaken and stirre up thy soul also, to some holy and pious Ejacalacions; such as che sweet Singer of Israel, used to send up to God; O Lord, thou art my God, early will I seek thee. I laid me down and fept, and thou hasi sustained me. I have been safe under the shadoro of thy wings, thy faithfulnesse, and truth have been my shield and buckler, And now Lord, lift up the Light of the Countenance upon me, instruct me in the way wherein I should go, and guid me with thine eye. Teach me thy way, O Lord, and I will walk in'rby Truth, o knit my
heart to thee, that I may fear thy Name. And bold up my goings in thy paths, i hat my footfeps flip not. Let me walk circumfpe&tly this day, redeeming the time, Let my soul put on the Lord Fefus, and be clothed with the white robe of his righteousnesse, and adorn me with tbe faving Graces of thy holy Spirit, dr.
After come such pious ejaculations sent up to the Throne of Grace, labour to get thy heart poffeffed, with deep, strong, and powerful apprehensions and impressions, of Gods holinefle, Majesty, Omni-prelence, Omniscience: Consider with reverence, and humbly admire, and adore his glorious wisdome, bis almighty power, bis gracious Providence, his truth and faithfulnefle, and especially his tender love and mercy in Christ Jesus. And it such choughts as these make strong and deep impressions in chy mind, in the morning, thou are the more like to be in the fear of God all the day after, and to have thy mind poffeffed both with reverencial and delightful thoughts of his Majefty. Pfal.139.18.--- When I awake, I am still with
ther. Job 7.17. What is man that show fhouldest magni.
fie him ? and that thou shouldest fer thine heart V.18. And that thou fhouldft visit him every morning, and try him every moment?