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I Cn. i. st Foi after that, in the Wisdom of God, the World by Wisdom knew not God. it pleased God by the Foolilhness of preaching to fare them that believe.

I Arm. xxviii. e And thou, Solomon my Son, Know thnu the God of thy Fathers, and Serve him with a Perf>ct Heart, and with a wunva Mind : for the Lord Seaecheth al) Hearts, and understandeth all the Imaginations of the Thoughts : if ihou Seek him, he will be Found of thee i bat if thou Forsake him, he will Cast thee Oik for Evu.

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• 1 C*t. x. 14 My dearly beloved, Flee from Idolatrt.

iCtr. vi. 16 What Agreement hath the Temple of Goo, with Idols.

t film v. ai Little Children, keep yourselves from Idols.

Jthn iv. 24 God is a Spirit, and they that Worship him. must woilhip him in SriRiT, and in Truth.

1 Cn. x. 7 Neither be Idolaters, as were some of them.

20 I say, that the Things which the Gentiles sacrifice, they sacr sice to Devils, and not to God : and I would not that ye should have Fellowship with Devils.

Ezjk. xiv. 7 Evety one of the House of Israel, or of the Stranger that sojournerh in Israel which separateth himlelf from me, and setteth up his Idols in hit Heart, and pmteth the Stumbling-block of his Iniquity before his Face, and comet h to a Fio

phet to enquire of him concerning: me; I the Lord will answer him by myself.

8 And I will let my Face against that Man, and will make him a Sign and a Ptovcib. and 1 will cut him off from the midst of ray People, and ye (lull know that I am the Lord.

EvK. viii 11 Then (aid he unto me, Son of Man, haft thou seen what the Ancients of the House of lsiael do in the Daik, every Man in the Chamblrs of his Imagery! for they fay, The Lord teeth us not, the Lorb hath forlaken the Eanh.

1 Car. viii. 4 We know that an Idol is nothing in the World, and that there is none othet God but one

Tv»». i. 20 For the Invisisif. Things of him from the Creition of the World are clearly Seen, being undeistood by the Things that are made, even his Eternal Power and Godhead ; so that they are without Excuse:

21 Becaule that when they knew Cjod, they Glorified him Not as God, neither were thankful, but became Vain in their Imaginations, and theix foolish Heatt was datkued.

2$ Who Changed the Truth of God into a Lie, and Worshipped the Creature more than the Creator.

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Jrr. jttiti. 10 Because of Swearing, the Land Mourneti*.

Math. v. j j Ye have heard that it hath been said by them of old Time, Thou slialt not Forswear thyself, but (halt perform unto the Lord thine Oaths.

!4 But I say unto you, Swear not at All J neither by Heaven, sot it is Goo's Throne:

if Nor by the Earth, sot it is his Footstool : neither by Jerusalem, sot it is the City of the great King.

3< Neither (halt thou Swear by thy Head, because thou canst not make one Hait white or black.

37 But let yout Communication be Yea, Teas Nay, Nay: sot whatsoCyci is more than these, cometh of Evil.

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from the Sabbath, from doing thy Pleasure on my Holy Day, and call the Sabbath a Delight, the Holy of the Lor D, honourable, and (halt HoNour him, not doing thine own Ways, nor finding thine own PleaSure, not speaking thine own Words. 14 Then shalt thou Delight thy

» Efh. vi. 1 Children Obey yout Parents in the Lord: sot tbis is tight.

2 Honour thy Father and thy MoTher, (which is the fust Commandment with f iomire.)

3 That it may be Well with thee, and thou mayst Live long in the Earth.

1 Tim. v. 4 If any Widow have Children ot Nephews, let them learn to sliew Piety at Home, and to Requite theit Parents: sot that is good and Acceptable before God.

Muxb. xv. 4 God Commanded, faying, Honour thy Father and Mother.: and, He that curfeth Father or Mother, let him die the Death.

1 Fa ii. 1 j Submit yourselves to every Ordinance of Man sot the Lord's Sake: whether it be to the King, as Supreme;

T4 Ot unto Governors, as unto them that ate sent by him sot the riinisliment of Evil-doers, and for the Praise os them that do well.

Heb Eiii. 17 Obey them that have the Rule ovet you, aud Submit yourselves : for they watch sot yout Souls, as they that must give Account; that they may do it with Joy, and not with Grief; foi that is unprofitable

Efluf. vi. j Servants be Obedient unto them that are yout Masters aecording to the Flesh, with Feat and Trembling, in Singleness of Heait, as unto Christ:

6 Not with Eye-service, as Men-pleascrs, but as the Servants of Christ, doing the Will of God from the Heart.

i Pit. v. j Ye Younger Submit Vou selves unto the Elder.

Ephts. v. 21 Submitting youiielvcs one to another in the Fear of God.

l(tm. xiii. i Let every Soul be Subject unto the Higher Powers. For there is no Power but of God: the Powers that be, are ordained ol God.

a Whosoever therefore lesifleth the Power, rellsteth the Ordinance of God: and (hey that resist, Ihall receive to themselves Damnation.

i For Rulers are Not a Terror to Good Works, but to the EVrL.

VI. 13 » £ IjOU flialt not 'Mm/ii. V. ;i Ye have heard that (h.til it was (aid by them of old Time,

Thou (halt not Kill

22 But 1 fay unto you, That whosoever is anery wirh hi? Brother without a Cause, ihall be in Danger of tne Juagmcnt: and who'oever ihall lay to his Brother, Raca, Hull be in Danger ot the Council : but whosoever shall lay, Thou Fool, Ihall be in Danger of Hell fire.

4! Ye have heard that it hath been fail, Thou (halt love thy Neighbour, and hate thin; Enemy:

44 But 1 fay unio you, Lovr your Enemies, Bless them that Curse you, no 10011 to them that Hate you, and Pray (or them which dcspiefully ule you, and Persecute you.

45 That ye may be the Children of your Father which is in Heaven, for be makeih his Sun to rife on the Evil, and on the Good, aud ftndeth Rain on the Just, and on the Unjust.

M:tib. vii. 1 a Whatsoever ye would that Men should Do to You, Do ye even so to Them: sot this is the Law and the Proi'hets.

Jelm uiii. 34 A Nfw Commandment 1 give unto you, that ye Love one another; as 1 have loved you. that ye also Love one another.

js By this (hall all Men know that ye ate rr.y Dilciples, if ye have Love one to another.

Bfhts. iv. j 1 Let all Bitterness, and Wrath and Anger, and Clamour, and Evil-speaking he put away from you. with all Malice.

32 And be ye Rind one to another, tender heaned, Forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's Sare harh Forgiven You.

1 J»hn iii 15 Whosoever Hatetii his Brother is a Murderer: and ye know that no Murderer hath eternal Life abiding in him.

VII. 14 ' £i)OU fl)alt not 'Mtnh. v. 17 Ye have heard that

commit 3>oultcr?. "WAS f*id ty ,nem of olvi Time,

Thou (halt not commit Adultery.

28 But I fay unto yon, That whosoever Looketh on a Woman to Lust aster her, hath cmmuted Adultery with her already in his Heart.

1 for. vi. it Flee Fornication: He that commiuctb Fo.uication, sinneth against his own Body,

r Tbtf. iv. 3 This is the Will of God, even yout Sanctifjcation, that ye should Abstain from Fornication:

4 That every one of you sliou.d know how to possess his Vessel in SancTimcation andHoMouR;

j Not in the Lust of Concupiscence, as the Gentiles which Know not God.

7 God hath not called us wvo Uncleanness, but unto Holiness.

Eshe/. v. 3 But Fornication, and all Uhclkankess, or Covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becomeih Saints.

4 Ne thrt Fiithxness, nor icotisii Talking, nor Jesting, which ate n,ot convenient : but rather Givim, of Thanks. "> j For

j For this ye know, that no Whoremonger, nor Unclean Person, not Covetous Man who is an Idolates, haih any Inheritance in the Kingdom of Christ, and of God.

6 Let no Man Deceive You with Vain Words: for because of these Things cometh the Wrath of God upon the Children of Disobedience.

Ha. xiii. 4 Whoremongers and Adulterers God will Judge. Cil. iii 1 Put Ulthy Communication out of your Mouth. Tiff. xxii. 15 Without are Dogs, and Sorcerers, and Whoremongers, and Murderers, and Idolaters, and whosoever loveth and rruketh a Lie*.

VIII. 15 n <Ci;0U fljalt not "Efhts- '»•*« Let him that stole, (TeaI. Steal no more; but rather let hint

Work, labouring wilhhis own Hand;.

T Tbtjs. iv. 6 That no Man go beyond, and Defraud his Brother in any Matter: because that the Lord is the Avenger of all such.

a Tbtjs. iii. 12 We command and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, that with Quietness they Work, and cat r heir Own Bread.

IX. 16 v Ch0U fljalt not belt w £«*« "i. 14 Neither Accuse any

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t^.-trrhhnnr '*""' '• l6 " 3ny Man among

*.sigijoour. you scein t0 beligious> and blid£

not his Tongue, this Man's Religion is vain.

Tit. iii. 2 Speak Evil of no Man.

Mtub vii r Judge nor, that ye be not Judged.

*>*// iv. 2j Putting '-way Lying, s>eak every Man Truth with his Neighbour: for we aie Members one of another.

1 Ctr xiii. j Charity thinkeih no Evil.

X. 17 *Œl)ou fljalt not cobet * ***-' xii- »* Take heed "d be

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st)ltt UOt CObet tl)t> ginqft. be without Covetousness.

bOUtO CSLite, nOJ 1)10 $$An* PAf/.iv. ir 1 have learned in what

(ertant, tic? 1)IC ^.atu=scr= soever State I am, therewith to be

toant, no? !)tg tDje, no: 1)10 Content

3sG tint ant. Wirhiiirr thine 'Tim- VI * Having Food and Rai

*ic, no? anp vetjiug ttjat to mi!n.t) Ut US be therewith Content.

tdV JsKigJjOOUt 0. Heb. xiii. j Be Content with such

Things as ye have, t Tim. vi. 6 Godliness wiih Contentment is great Gain.

7 For we broughr Nothing into ih;s World, and it is certain we can carry Nothing out.

8 Aud having Food and Raiment, let us be therewith Content,

9 But they that will be R;ch, fall into Temptation and a Snare; and into many foolish and hmtful Lusts, which Drown Men in Destruction and Perdition.

10 For the Love of Money is the Root of all Evil: which while some Coveted after, they have erred from the Faith, and Pierced themselves through with many Sorrows.

Mmii,. vi. 20 Lay up for yourselves Treasures in Heaven, where neithet Moth nor Rust doth corrupt, and where Thieves do not break through nor steal.

ar For where your Treasure is, there will your Heart be also.

14 No Man can serve Two Masters : for either he will hate the one.

* S't tht Siny ./Joseph** kii>l tmpted h hit Miftrtfi, Gen. ixxix. 7. tnd

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and love the other; 01 else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Te cannot Serve God and Mammos.

if Therefore t say unto you, Take no Thought for your Life, what ye Cull Eat, or what ye (hall Drink ; nor yet for your Body, what ye (hall put on : It not the Life more than Meat, and the Body than Raiment >

a< Behold the Fowls of the Air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into Barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much Better than they!

17 Which of you by Taking Thought can add one Cubit onto his Stature.

Manh. zri. it For what i> a Man Profitfd, if he (hall Gain the Whole World, aud lose his Own Soul? or what (hall a Man give in Exchange for his Soul?

IMf xii. Ij And he said unto them, Take heed, and bewaie of CovwTousnxss : for a Man's Life conGstcth not in the Abundance of the Things which he Possessetb.

K And he spake a Faratrle unto them, saying, The Ground of a certaia rich Man brought forth plentifully

17 And he thought within himself, saying, What (hall I do, because I have no Room where to bestow my Fruits i

li And he said. This will 1 do: I will pull down my Batm and build gteater; and there will I bellow all my Fruits, and my Goods.

Ij And I will fay to my Soul, Soul, thou hast much Good laid up for many Years; take thine Ease, eat, dtink, and be merry.

20 But God laid unto him, Thou Fool, this Night (hi!! rhy Soul be Required of thee: then whose (hall those Things be which thou hast provided I

it So it he that Layeth Up Treasure for himself, and is not Rich towards God.

I f«hi ii. it Love not the World, neither the Things that ate in the World. If any Man Love the World, the Lova of the Father is not in him.

K For all that is in the World, the Lust of the Flesh, and the Lust of the Eyes, and the fame of Life, is not of the Father, but is of me World.

17 And the World passtth away, and the Lust thereof: but he that doth the Will of God abideth for ever.

Ctl. iii. a Set your Affections on Things Above, not on Things on the Earth.

3 For ye are dead, and your Life is h'd with Christ in God.

4 When Christ who is Our Lire (hall Appear, then shall ye also appear with him in Glory.

J Mortify therefore your Members, which are upon the Eaith ; ForniCation, Uncleanness, Inordinate Affection, Evil Concupiscence, and Covetousness, which is Idolatry ■'

t For which Things Sake, the Wrath of God Cometh on the Childrcq


7 In the which ye also walked some Time, when ye Lived in th:m. t But now you also put off all these; Anger, Wrath, Malice, BlasThlmy, Filthy Communication out of your Mouth.

9 Lie not one to another, seeing that ye have lut off the Old Man with hit Deeds:

10 And have put on the New Man, which it renewed in Knowledge, aster the Image of him that Created Him.

%'m, u. i] Not the Hbarers of the Law are Just before God, but the Dorrs of the Law (hall be Justified.

Ii Thou therefore which Teachest another, teachest thou not thyself) thou that picachest a Man should not steal, dost thou Steali

zl Thou

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