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Commonwealth of Israel, and STRANGERS from the COVENANTS OF PROMISE, having no Hope, and without God in the WORLD.
13 But now in CHRIST Jesus, ye who fometimes were far off, are made NIGH by the Blood of CHRIST
14 For he is our Peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken down the middle Wall of Partition between us;
IS Having abolished in his Flesh the Enmiry, even the Law of Commandments contained in ORDINANCES, for to make in himself, of iwain, one new Man, so making Peace.
Ephes. iii. 8 Unto me, who am less than the least of all Saints, is this Grace given, that I should PREACH among the GENTILES the UNSEARCHABLE RICHES of CHRIST.
2 And to make all Men see, what is the Fellowship of the MYSTERY, which from the BEGINNING of the World, hath been hidin God, who creo ATED ALL THINGS by Jesus CHRIST.
10 To the INTENT that now unto the PRINCIPALITIES and Powers in hea. venly places might be known by the Church the manutold Wisdom of God.
11 According to the eternal Purpose which he PURPOSED in Christ Jesus our LORD:
12 In whom we have Bo!dness and Access with Confidence by the Faith of him.
14 For this Cause I bow my Knees unto the Father of our LORD JESUS CHRIST,
is of whom the whole family in Heaven and Earth is named,
16 That he would GRANT you according to the Riches of his Glory, 10 be STRENGTHNED with Might by his Spirit in the INNER MAN ;
17 That CHRIST may dwell in your HEARTS by FAITH ; that ye being rooted and grounded in Love,
18 May be able to COMPREHEND with all SAINTS, what is the BREADTH, and LENGTH, and Depth, and HEIGHT;
19 And to know the Love of Christ, which PASSETH KNOWLEDGE, that ye might be filled with all the FULNESS of God.
Col. i. 12 Giving Thanks unto the Father which hath made us meet 10 be Partakers of the INHERITANCE of the Saiots in Light :
13 Who hath DELIVERED us from the Power of Darkness, and hath 'IRANSLATED us into the KINGDOM of his Dear Sov:
14 In whom we have REDEMPTION through his Blood, even the FORGIVENESS of SINS.
is who is the IMAGE of the INVISIBLE God, the FIRST BORN of every Creature :
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 DOMINions, or PRINCIPALITIES, or Powers : all Things were creared ty him, and for him.
17 And he is before all Things, and by him all Things confift.
1 Joon iji. I Behold, what manner of Love the FATHER hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the Sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not.
2 Beloved, now are we the Sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be, but we know, that when he shall appear, we shall be like him ; for we fall see him as he is.
3 And every Man that had this Hope in him, purifierh himself, even *
he is pure.
CH A P. V.
The Covenant in Horeb. 6 The Ten Commandments. 22 At the Peoples Request Mofes receiveth the Law from God.
CH A P. VI.
1 The End of the Law is Obedience. 3 An Exhortation thereta.
Ver. TOW these are the Commandments, the Statutes,
and the Judgments which the Lord your God commanded to teach you, that ye might do them in the Land whither ye go to posless it :
2 That thou mightest fear the LORD thy God, to keep all his Statutes, and his Commandments which I command thee; thou and thy Son, and thy Son's Son, all the Days of thy Life, and that thy Days may be prolonged.
3 Hear therefore, O Israel, and observe to do it, that it may be well with thee, and that ye may increase mightily, as the LORD God of thy Fathers hath promised thee, in the Land that floweth with Milk and Honey.
4 Hear, O Israel, The LORD our God is one LORD.
5 ° And thou shalt love Luke : 25 A certain Lawyer THE LORD thy God with Matter," what thall i do to inherit
stood up, and tempted JESUS, saying, all thine Heart, and with ETERNAL Life? all thy Soul, and with all 26 He said unto him, what is
WRITTEN in the Law ? how readeft thy Migat.
thou? 6 And these Words which
27 And he answering, said, Thou I command thee this Day, hale love the LORD thy God with
all thy HEART, and with all thy Soul, shall be in thine Heart.
and with all thy STRENGTH, and with 7 And thou shalt teach all thy MIND ; and thy NEIGHBOUR them diligently unto thy as THY SELF,
28 And he said unto him, Thou
i Cor. xvi 22 If any Man love not
the LORD JESUS CHRIST, let bim bc when thou WALKEST BY THE an ANATHEMA, MARAN-ATHA *. WAY, and when thou LIEST 2 Cor. V. 14 The Love of CHRIST
CONSTRAINETH us, because we thus Down, and when thou Ri
judge, that if one died for all, thea SRST UP,
were all DEAD : That is, Let him be accursed
8 And thou shalt bind them Is And that he died for all, that for a Sign upon thine Hand, forth Live unto THEMSELVES, but
they which live, should not henceand they shall be as Frontlets unto him which died for them. between thine Eyes.
Pfal. Ixiii. 3 Becaule thy LOVING9 And thou shalt write thall Praise thee.
KINDNESS is better than Life, my Lips them upon the Poits of thy Zech. ix. 17 For how great is his House, and on thy Gates. GOODNESS, and how great is his BEAU
TY? 10 And it shall be when
Solomon's Song viii. 6 Set me as a the LORD thy God shall have Seal upon thine Heart, as a Seal upbrought thee into the Land on thine Arm : for Love is strona which he fware unto thy Fa- 5 DEATH,
7 MANY WATERS CANNOT QUENCH thers, to Abraham, to Isaac, LOVE, NEITHER can the FLOODS DROWN and to Jacob, to give thee it.
John xv. 9 As the Father hath logreat and goodly Cities which
VED ME, lo have I LOVED YOU : CON. thou buildedit not,
TINUE ye in my Love I And Houses full of all
10 If YE KEEP my COMMANDMENTS,
ye shall abide in My Lorri eren aš good Things which thou fil- i have kept my Father's Commandledst not, and Wells digged ments, and abide in his Love which thou diggedit not, Vine- than this, that a Man Lay down his
13 GREATER Love hach no Man yards and Olive-trees which Life for his Friends thou plantedft not, when thou 14 Ye are my FRIENDS, if ye DO
whatsoever I COMMAND you. fhalt have eaten and be full;
P/1!. lxxiii :5 Whom have I in 12 Then beware lcit thou Heaven but thes? and there is none forget the LORD which upon EARTH I D'Sige berides thee.
Psal. xvi 11 Thou wilt hen me brought thee forth out of the the path of LIFE: in thy ParSENCE Land of Egypt, from the is Fulness of Joy, and at thy Right House of Bondage.
Hand there are PLEASURES for EVER-
14 Ye shall not go after other Gods, of the Gods of the People which are round about you :
15 (For the Lord thy God is a JEALOUS God among you) left the Anger of the LORD thy God be kindled againit thee, and destroy thee from the Face of the Earth.
16 Ye shall not tempt the LORD your God, as ye tempted him in Mafiah.
17 You shall DILIGENTLY keep the COMMANDMENTS of the LORD your God, and his Testimonies, and his Statutes which he hath commanded thee.
18 And thou shalt do that which is right and good in the fight of the LORD that it may be well with thee, and that thou mayest go in and postess the good Land which the LORD sware unto thy Fathers.
20 And when thy Son asketh thee in time to come, saying, What mean the TESTIMONIES, and the STATUTES, and the JUDGMENTs which the LORD your God hath commanded you?
21 Then thou shalt say unto thy Son, We were Pharaoh's BOND-MEN in Egypt, and the Lord brought us out of Egypt with a mighty Hand.
22 And the LORD thewed Signs and Wonders, great and sore, upon Egypt, upon Pharaoh, and upon all his Houshold, before our Eyes.
24 And the Lord commanded us to do all these Statutes, to FEAR the LORD OUR GOD, for our Good always.
25 And it shall be our RIGHTEOUSNESS, if we observe to do all these COMMANDMENTS, before the LORD our God, as he hath commanded us.
CH A P. VII. i All Communion with the Nations forbidden, 4 for fear of
Idolatry. Ver. 1 WHEN the LORD thy God shall bring thee into
the Land whither thou goest to pofless it, and hath cast out many Nations before thee, seven Nations greater and mightier than thou :
2 Thou Nalt make no Covenant with them, nor shew Mercy unto them :
3 Neither shalt thou make Marriages with them ;
4 For they will turn away thy Son from following me, that they may serve other Gods : fo will the Anger of the LORD be kindled against you, and destroy thee suddenly.
5 But thus shall ye deal with them; ye Thall destroy their Altars, and break down their Images, and cut down their Groves, and burn their graven Images with Fire.
6 For thou art a Holy People unto the Lord thy God: the LORD thy God hath chosen thee to be a special People unto himself, above all Peopie that are upon the Face of the Earth.
7. The LORD did not set his Love upon you, nor chuse you, because ye were more in number than any People (for: ye were the fewest of all People)
8. Bat because the Lord loved you, and because he would keep the Oath which he ind sworn unto your Fathers, hath the Lord brought you out with a mighty Hand, and re
deemed you out of the House of Bond-men, from the Hand of Pharaoh King of Egypt.
9 Know therefore that the Lord thy God, he is God, the FAITFUL God, which keepeth Covenant and MERCY with them that LOVE HIM, and keep his COMMANDMENTS, to a thousand Generations ; 10 PAnd REPAYETH them e Rom ji. 2 But we are sure that
the JUDGMENT of God is according that hate him, to their Face,
to TRUTH, against them which comto destroy them : he will not mit such things. be flack to him that hateth 3 And thinkest thou this, o Man, him, he will repay him to his Things, and doeft the same, that
that judgest them which do uch Face.
thou shalt ESCAPE the JUDGMENT of I Thou shalt therefore God?
4 Or DESPISEST thou the Riches of keep the Commandments and his
GOODNESS, and FORBEARANCE, and the Statutes, and the Judg. LONG SUFFERING, not knowing that ments, which I command thee the Goodness of GOD LEADETH thee
to REPENTANCE? this Day to do them.
is But after thy Hardness and in12 Wherefore it shall come PENITENT HEART, treatureft up unto to pass, if ye hearken to these thyself Wrath against the DAY OF
WRATH, and Revelation of the RIGHJudgments, and keep and do TEOUS JUDGMENT of God; them ; that the LORD thy 6 Who will RENDER to every Man God shall keep unto thee the according to his DEEDS :
7 To them, who by PATIENT Cox. Covenant and the Mercy, TINUANCE in well.DOING, seek for which he sware unto thy Fa- Glory, and Honour, and IMMORTA
LITY, ETERNAL LIFE: thers.
8 But unto them that are conten13 And he will love thee, rious and do not obey the TRUTH, and bless thee, and multiply but obey UNRIGHTEOUSNESS, INDIGNA
TION, and WRATH ; thee : he will also bless the
9 TRIBULATION and A«GUISH upon Fruit of thy Womb, and the every Soul of Man that doeth Evih Fruit of thy Land, thy Corn, of the Jew fisht, and also of the
GENTILE. and thy Wine, and thine Oil,
10 But GLORY, HONOUR, and PEACE the Increase of thy Kine, and to every Man that WORKETH GOOD, to the Flocks of thy, Sheep, in the Jew fiift, and also to the Gen
. the Land which he sware un
11 For there is no RESPECT of to thy Fathers to give thee. PERSONS with God. 14 Thou shalt be blefled be REVEALED from Heaven with his
2 Theff. i. 7 The LORD JESUS shall above all People : there shall MIGHTY ANGELS, not be Male or Female bar 8 In FLAMING FIRE, taking Vene
GRANCE on them that KNOW NOT GOD, ren among you, or among and that OBEY Not the Gospel of our
LORD Jesus CHRIST : 15 And the LORD will 9 Who shall be punished with r take away from thee all SICK- PRESENCE of the Lord, and from the
VERLASTING DESTRUCTION from the NESS, and will put none of Glory of his POWER ;