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in his Law doth he (c) ME- (0) Isai. XXVI. 9. With my Soul DITATE Day and Night. have I desired thee in the Night ; And he shall be like a () seek thee early.

yea, with my Spirit within me, wili TREE planted by the Rivers (d) Jobn xvis. I am the Vine, of Water, that bringeth forth ye are the Branches i he that abid

*** eth in me, and I in him, the same his FRUIT in his Sealon ; bringeth forth much Fruit: For his Leaf allo Thall not wi- without me ye can do nothing. ther, and whatsoever he doth (e) 1 Tim. iv. 8. But Godliness

is profitable unto all things; having shall (e) prosper.

promise of the Life that now is, and SALVATION (f) belongeth of that which is to come. unto the Lord : Thy BLES- (8) Matt: 1.21. And thou shalt

call his Name Jefus, for hc Niall SING is upon thy People :

fave his people from their Sins. Thou haft e put Gladness in my Heart, more than in that their (e) Corn (8) Matt. 6. 33: Seek ye first the

Kingdom of God, and his RIGH. and their Wine increased.

TEOUSNESS, and all these things Let all d those that put Thall be added unto you. their Trust in thee (b) REToice, let them ever thout ,!b) John xvi. 13. And these

things I speak in the World, thac for Toy, because thou defend- they might have my Joy fulfilled eft them; let them also that in themselves. Chap. xvi. 22. And

he inufill in your Heart shall rejoice ; and your love thy Name be joyful in you

in joy no Man taketh from you. thee.

Thou, Lord, wilt bless the RIGHTEOUS; with thy Favour wilt thou compass him, as with a Shield.

(i) Prov. XVIII. 10. The Name The e Lord also will be a of the Lord is a strong Tower; the (1) REFUGE for the Oppref- Righteous runneth into it, and is sed, a Refuge in times of

(k) Ifai.XXVI. 3. Thou wilt keep Trouble :

him in perfe&t Peace, whole Mind And they that know thy is stayed on thee, because he TRUSTName will put their (k)

ETH in thee. Heb. xiii. s. Lec

your Conversation be without CoveTRUST in thee; for thou, cousness, and be content with such Lord, haft not forsaken them things as ye have; for he hath said, that seek thee.

I will never leave thee, nor FORLord, fthou hast

SAKE thee.

heard 11) John xiv. 13, 14. And whatthe Desire of the Humble : foever ye shall ask in my Name, Thou wilt prepare their that will I do, that the Father may

be GLORIFIED in the Son. If ye Heart, thou wilt cause thine

bine shall ask any thing in my Name, I Ear to hear.

will do it. ib Psalm 111. 8. CPSIV. 7. Pf. v. 11, 12. Pf. 1x. 9, 10. PS. X. 17.

For

For 3 the righteous Lord (m) John xiv.21. He that hath loveth RIGHTEOUSNESS; his my COMMANDMENTS, and keep

eth them, he it is that LOVETH Countenance doth (m) be

me; and he that LOVETH me, shall hold the Upright:

be LOVED of my Father; and I Thou shalt keep them, O will love him, and will manifest Lord; thou shall preserve

my self to him.

(9) Matt. XXVIII, 20. Lo, I am them from this Generation with you alway, even unto the End for ever.

of the World. Ifai.LVII. 15. Thus For (1) God h is in the

faith the high and lotty One that

inhabiteth Eternity, whose Name Generation of the Righ is Holy; I dwell in the high and TEOUS.

holy Place, with him also that is of Lord, i who shall abide a CONTRITE and HUMBLE SPIRIT; in thy (0) TABERNACLE? and to revive the Heart of the con

to revive the Spirit of the Humble, who shall dwell in thy holy trite Ones. Hill ?

(0) Fohn xiv. 2. In my Father's

he House are many MANSIONS ; if He that walketh upright

vaikeen upright it were not so, I would have cold ly, and worketh Righteous- you. I go to prepare a Place for ness, that speaketh the Truth you.

(P) John 111. 16. God so LOVED in his Heart.

the World, that he gave his only Thou k wilt not (P) leave begotten Son, that whosoever bés their Soul in Hell, but wilt lieveth in him should not PERISH, Bewhom she Darboflife. but have everlasting Life.

(9) 2 Cor. iv. 6. God, who hath For in thy Presence is fulness commanded Light to shine out of of Joy; at thy right Hand DARKNESS, hath shined into our there are pleasures for ever- Hearts, to give the Light of the

Knowledge of the Glory of God in more.

the Face of Jesus Christ. They · Shall BEHOLD thy (n) 1 John 111. 2. Now are we a) Face in Righteousness. the Sons of God, and it doth not

yet appear what we shall be; buc and shall be satisfied with

we know that when we shall apthy (1) LIKENESS.

pear, we shall be LIKE him as he is. The m Lord is their (s)

Rev. XXII. 4. And they shall see

his face. Phil. ul. 20,21. Our SHEPHERD, and they shall

Conversation is in Heaven, from not want.

whence also we look for the SAHe makech them to lie viour, the Lord Jesus Chrift, who

Thall change our vile Body, that it down in green Paftures ; he

may be fashioned like unto his glo

rious Body, according to the working whereby he is able even to subdue all things unto himself.

1) John X. 27, 28. My SHEEP hear my Voice, and I know them, and they follow me. And I give unto them eternal Life, and they shall never perilh ; neither shall any pluck them out of my Hand. Ifái. xl. 11. He Thall feed his Flock like a SherHERD ; he shall gather the LAMBs with his Arm, and carry them in his Bosom, and shall gently lead those that are with young.

& Psalm x1. 7. h Pf. xiv.si i Pf. xv. 1, 2. k PCXY10. PS. xvii. Is. Pf. xXUR 1, 2, 4, 5, 6.

leadeth

leadeth them beside the ftill (t) Rev. XXI. 6. I am Alpha and WATERS.

Omega, the Beginning and the End;

I will give unto him that is athirst, Yea, though they walk of the Fountain of u

of the Fountain of the WATER of through the Valley of the Life freely. SHADOW of DEATH, they (u) Luke x. 19. I give unto you

Power to tread on Serpents and Tall (2) PEAR no Evil;

Scorpions, and over all the Power of For thou art (ac) with the ENEMY ; and nothing Iball by them ; thy Rod and thy any Means hurt you. Chap. x11.

32. FEAR not, little Flock; for it Staff comfort them :

is your Father's good Pleasure to GOODNESS and MERCY give you the Kingdom. Thall follow them all the (x) Matt, XXVIII. 20. Lo, I am

with you alway, even unto the End Days of their Life, and they

is or their Lie, and incy of the World.' shall dwell in the (y) HOUSE () Rev. 111. 12: Him that overof the Lord for ever.

cometh, will I make a PILLAR in Who " shall ASCEND into

the TEMPLE of my God; and he

shall go no more out. the Hill of the Lord ? and

(2) Matt. v. 8. Blessed are the who shall stand in his holy PURE in HEART, for they fhall see Place?

God.

(a) 1 Pet. 1. 18. Ye were not reHe that hath clean Hands, deemed with CORRUSTIBLE things. and a (3) PURE HEART ; as Silver and Gold, from your vain who hath not lift up his Conversation, received by Tradition

from your Fathers. Soul to (a) VANITY, nor

(6) Heb. vi. 14, 16, 17, 18. Surely fworn deceitfully :

blesting, I will BLESS thee; and He shall receive the (b) multiplying, I will MULTIPLY thee.

For Men verily fwear by the GreatBLESSING from the Lord,

er ; wherein God willing more aand Rich's EOUSNESS from bundantly to thew unto the Heirs of the God of his Salvation. Promise the Immutability of his This is the Generation of Countel, confirmed it by an Oath;

that by two immutable Things, them that (C) SEEK him, that in which it was impossible for God seek thy Face, O Jacob. to lye, we might have a strong ConThe (d) Meek o will he folation, who have fled for RE

RUGE, to lay hold upon the HOPF. guide in Judgment, and the ser before us; which Hope we have Meek will he teach his Way. as an Anchor of the Soul.

All the Paths of the Lord (c) Ifai. Ly. 6,. SEEK ye the are MERCY and TRUTH, ve upon him while he is near : Let

Lord while he may be found; CALL unto such as keep his (e) Co- the Wicked forsake his Way, and

che unrighteous Man his Thoughts ; and let him return unto the Lord, and he will have Mercy upon him ; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon. Heb. xi. 6. He that comcth to God, must believe that he is, and that he is a Rewarder of them that diligently s E EK him.

(d) Matt. v.s. Blessed are the MEEK, for they shall INHERIT the Earth.

() 1 Pet. 111. 13. And who is he that will harm you, if ye be Followers of that which is good ? Pf. xxiv. 3, to 6. PS. XXV. 9, 10, 14.

VENANT,

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VENANT, and his Testimo. f) Heb. v111. 6, 8, 10. He is the

MEDIATOR of a better COVENANT, nies.

which was established upon better The SECRET of the Lord

PROMISES. Behold, the Days come, is with them that fear him, when I will make a new Coveand he will shew them his NANT with the House ot' Israel, and

the House of Judah : I will pub (f) COVENANT.

my Laws into their Mind, and In the P time of (9) Trou- write them in their Hearts; and I ble, he shall hide them in will be to them a God, and they halt

be to me a People. his Pavilion ; in the Secret

(8) John xvi. 33. In the World of his Tabernacle Thall he ye Thall have TRIBULATION; but hide them: he shall set them be of good cheer, I have overcome

the World. Verfe 22. And ye now up upon a Rock.

therefore have Sorrow; but I wilt The 9 Lord will give see you again, and your HEART STRENGTH unto his People, shall REJOICE, and your Joy no the Lord will bless his Peo- Man taketh from you.

(b) John xiv. 27. PEACE I leave ple with (b) PEACE.

with you, my PEACE I give unto How r great is his (i) you; not as the World giveth, give GOODNESS." which he hath unto you. Let not your Heart

be troubled, neither let it be afraid. laid up for them that fear

Ephef. 1.2. GRACE be unto you, him; which he hath wrought and PEACE from God our Father, for them that truft in him, and from the Lord Ifius Christ. before the Sons of Men :

? (i) 1 Cor. 11. 9. Eye hath nos

seen, nor Ear hcard, neither have He shall keep them in the entered into the Heart of Man, the Secret of his presence from things which God hath prepared for

them that Love him. the PRIDE (k) of Man, he Shall keep them secretly from not them which kill the Body, but are the STRIPE of Tongues. not able to kill the Soul; but rather

FEAR him, which is able to destroy The (1) Ever of the Lord

both Soul and Body in Hell. Are is upon them that fear him, not two Sparrows sold for a Farupon them that hope in his thing ? and one of them shall not MERCY.

fall to the Ground without your

Father ; but the very Hairs or your To deliver their Soul Head are all numbered. from Death, and to keep (1) 1 Pet. 111. 12. The EYES OF them alive in (m) FAMINE:

Ma: the Lord are over the RIGHTEOUS,

and his Ears are open unto their There ! is no WANT to PRAYERS. . them that FEAR him ; for (m) Mart. vi. 25,26. Take no though the young Lions do Thought for your Lite, what ye

fhall eat, or what ye fliall drink; hunger, mey nor yet for your Body, what you

shall put on : Is not the Lire more than Meat, and the Body than Raiment ? 'Behold the Fowls of thc Air, for they fow oot, neither do chcy reap, nor gather into Barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them : Are ye not much better than they?

P Pf. XXVII. S. 9 Pf. XXIX. II. Pfo XXXI, 19,20.
Pf. xxxin. 18, 19. * Pf. XXXIV. 9, 10.
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that

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that seek the Lord shall want no good thing.

The (12) Angel u of the (n) Heb. 1. 14. Are they not all Lord encamperh round about ministring Spirits, sent forth to mie

nister for them who shall be Heirs them that fear him, and he of Salvation. delivereth them.

The Eyes of the Lord are upon the RIGHTEOUS, and his Ears are open unto their CRY:

And the Lord HEARETH, delivereth them out of all their Troubles.. The Lord is nigh unto

(o) [ai. LVII. 15. Thus faith them that are of a BROKEN the high and lofty One, that inhaHEART, and saveth such as biteth Eternity, whose Name is hobe of a (o) CONTRITE SPI- ly; I dwell in the high and holy

Place, with himn also that is of a RIT.

contrite and humble Spirit, to reMany are the Affli&tions vive the Spirit of the humble, and of the RIGHTEOUS, but the to revive the Heart of the contrite Lord delivereth him out of

Ones. James iv. 6, 10. God refift. Lord anvereth nim out or eth the PROUD, but giveth Gracc them all.

linto the HUMBLE. Humble your The Lord redeemeth the selves in the sight of the Lord, and Soul of his Servants, and

and he shall lift you up. none of them that TRUST in him shall be desolate. His Mercy w is in the Hea- (P) John IV. 14. Whosoever drink.

C eth of the Water that I shall give vens, and his Faithfulneis him, shall never thirst : But the reacheth unto the Clouds. Water that I shall give him, Nall How excellent is thy lov- be in him a Well of Water spring

i ing up into EVERLASTING LIFE. ing kindneis, Voz thee, Fohn vil, 37, 38, 39. Jesus stood fore the Children of Men put and cried, saying, if any Man their TRUST under the Sha- THIRST, let him come unto me

and drink : He that believeth on dow of thy Wings.

me, as the Scripture hath faid) They shall be abundantly out of his Belly Thall flow Rivers fatisfied with the Fatness of of living Water. But this spakc he thy House, and thou shalt of the Spirit, which they that be.

lieve on him should receive. Rev. make them drink of the (P XXII. 17. And the Spirit and the River of thy PLEASURES: Bride fay, Come. And let him For with thee is the Foun- that hearcth say, Come : And let

him that is athirst come : And TAIN of LIFE ; and in thy whosoever will, let him take the Light shall they see Light. Water of Lịfé freely. Psalm Xxxtv.:,15, 17, 18, 19, 22. ^ Pf.XXXVI. 5,8,9.

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