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3 The great TEMPTATIONS which thine Eyes have seen, the Signs and those great MIRACLES:

4 Yet the Lord hath not given you an Heart to perceive, and Eyes to fee, and Ears to hear, unto this Day.

5 And I have led you FORTY Years in the Wilderness : your CLOATHs are not waxen old upon you, and thy Shoe is not waxen old upon thy Foot.

6 Ye have not eaten Bread, neither bave ye drunk Wine, nor Strong drink : that ye might know that I am the LORD

your God,

7 And when ye came unto this place, Sihon the King of Helhbon, and Og the King of Bashan, came out against us unto Battle, and we smote them.

8 And we took their Land, and gave it for an Inheritance unto the Rheubenites, and to the Gadites, and to the Half-tribe of Manafleh.

. Keep therefore the WORDS of this COVENANT and do them, that ye may Prosper in all that ye do.

10 Ye stand this Day all of you before the LORD your God; your Captains of your Tribes, your Elders, and your Officers, with all the Men of Israel,

1 Your Little ones, your Wives, and thy Stranger that is in thy Camp, from the Hewer of thy Wood, unto the Drawer of thy Water.

12 That thou shouldst enter into COVENANT with the Lord thy God, and into his OATH, which the LORD thy God maketh with thee this Day :

13 That he may establish thee To-day for a People unto himself, and that he may be unto thee a God, as he hath said unto thee, and as he hath sworn unto thy Fathers, to Abraham, to Ifaac, and to Jacob.

14 Neither with you only do I make this Covenant and this Oath;

15 But with him that standeth here with us this Day before the LORD our God, and also with him that is not here with us this Day :

16 (For ye know how we have dwelt in the Land of Egypt, and how we came through the Nations which ye pafled by.

17 And ye have seen their ABOMINATIONS and their 1DOLS, Wood and Stone, Silver and Gold, which were among them)

18 r Left there should be 1 Heb. xii. is Looking diligently,

LEST any Man Fail of the GRACE of among you Man or Wo


left any Root of BITTERNESS MAN, or Family, or Tribe, springing up, TROUBLE you, and therewbose HEART TURNeth a- by many be DEFILED.

Heb.iii, 6 HARDEN not your HEARTS, way this Day from the Lord

as in the Provocation, in the Day of our God, to go and serve Temptation in the Wilderness. the Gods of these Nations;

9 When your Fathers TEMPIED me, left there should be among ty Years.

PROVED me, and SAW MY WORKs foryou a Root that beareth 19 Wherefore I was GRIEVED with Gall and WORMWOOD.

that Generation, and said, They do alway err in their HEART ; and they

have not known my Ways. 11 SO I sware in my Wrath. They shall not ENTER into my REST.

12 TAKE HEED, Brethren, left there be in any of you an ev IT Heart of UNBELIEF, in DEPARTING from the LIVING GOD.

13 But exhort one another daily, while it called, To-day ; Lest any of you be HARDNED through the DECEITFULNESS of Sin.

s And it come to pass

s Marth. xxiv. 48 If that evil Ser. when he heareth the Words yant fay in his HEART, My Lord de.

layeth his coming, of this Curse, that he BLESS 49 And Thall begin to smite his himself in his Heart, saying, Fellow-Servants, and to eat and s shall have Peace, though palk with the Drunken.

so The Lord of that Servant shall I WALK in the IMAGINA- come in a Day when he looketh not Tion of mine Heart, to add for him, and in an Hour that he is Drunkenness to Thirst.

not ware of;

Si And shall cut him asunder, and 20 The LORD will not APPOINT him his PORTION with the SPARE him, but then the HYPOCRITES : there shall be wEEPING

and GNASHING of TEETH. ANGER of the LORD, and

Ezek. xiv. 7 For every one of the his Jealousy shall smoke a- House of Israel, or of the Stranger gainst that Man, and all the that sojourneth in Israel, which le

parateth himself from me, and setCURSES that are written in teth up his Idols in his Heart, and şhis Book shall lie upon him, putterh the Stumbling-block of his and the Lord fhall blot out eth to a Prophet to enquire of him

INIQUITY before his Face, and comhis Name from under Hea- concerning me; I the Lord will anyen.

swer him by myself. 21 And the LORD shall that Man, and will make him a sign

8 And I will set my Face against SEPARATE him unto Evil, and a Proverb, and I will cut him out of all the Tribes of If- off from the midst of my People, rael, according to all the and ye Hall know that i am the

LORD. Curses of the Covenant, that Jer. xvii. s Thus faith the Lord, are written in this Book of CURSED be the Man that trusteth in

Man, and makech Fleih his Arm, the Law :

and whose Heart departech from the 22 So that the Generation Lord. to come of your Children that

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shall rise up after you, and in the Desert, and shall not see whed the Stranger that shall come

Good cometh, but shall iohabit the

parched Places in the Wilderness, in from a far Land, shall say, a falt Land, and not inhabited. when they see the Plagues of 7 Blefied is the Man that truftech that Land, and the Sicknesses in the Lord, and whole Hope the

LORD is. which the LORD hath laid upon it;

23 And that the whole Land thereof is Brimstone, and Salt, and Burning, that it is not sown, nor beareth, nor any Grass groweth therein, like the Overthrow of Sodom and Gomorrah, Admah, and Zeboim, which the LORD overthrew in his Anger, and in his Wrath :

24 Even all Nations shall say, Wherefore hath the LORD done thus unto this Land? what meaneth' the Heat of this great Anger!

25 Then Men Mall say, Because they have forsaken the Covenant of the LORD God of their Fathers, which he made with them when he brought them forth out of the Land of Egypt.

26 For they went and served other Gods, and worshipped them, Gods whom they knew not, and whom he had not given unto them.

27 And the Anger of the LORD was kindled against this Land, to bring upon it all the Curses that are written in this Book.

28 And the LORD rooted them out of their Land in Anger, and in Wrath, and in great Indignation, and cast them into another Land, as it is this Day. 29 :The SECRET Things

? Ercle. xii. 14. GOD Mall bring þelong unto the LORD our every Work into Judgment, with God: but those Things every SECRET THING, whether it be which are revealed belong

Good, or whether it be Evil.

Jer. xxiii 24 Can any kide himunto us, and to our Children self in Secret Places, that I Thall not for ever, that we may do all see him ? laith the LORD: do not !

FILL HEAVEN and EARTH? faith the the Words of this Law.


Psal. xix. 12 Who can underftand his Errors: cleanse thou me from SECRET FAULTS.

Math. vi. 6 Thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy Closet, and when thou haft shut thy Door, pray to thy Father which is in SECRET, and thy Facher which seeth in Secret shall REWARD thee OPENLY.

Hib. iv. 13 Neither is there any Creature that is not manisest in his Sight : but all things are NAKED and OPENED unto the Eyes of him with whom we have to do.

Rom. xi, 33 O the DEPTH of the Riches, both of the WISDOM, and KNOWLEDGE of God! how UNSEARCHABLE are his JUDGMENTS, and his Wars PEST FINDING OUT!

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34 For who hath KNOWN the MIND of the LORD, or who hath been his COUNSELLER

i Cor. ii. s That your Faith should not stand in the Wisdom of Men, but in the Power of God.

6 Howbeit we speak Wisdom among them that are perfeâ : yet not the Wisdom of this World, nor of the Princes of this World, that come to nought.

7 But we speak the Wisdom of God in a MYSTERY, even the HIDDEN WISDOM which GOD ORDAINED before the World unto our GLORY.

1 Cor. i 20 Where is the Wise? where is the Scribe? where is the Disputer of this World ? hath not GOD MADE FOOLISH the WISDOM of this WORLD :

Col. ji. 3 IN CHRIST are hid all the TREASURES of WISDOM and KnowLEDGE.

8 Beware left any Man spoil you through PHILOSOPHY and vain Deceit, after the Tradition of Men, aiter the Rudiments of the World, and not after CHRIST :

9 For IN HIM DWELLETH all the Fulness of the GODHEAD bodily.


i Great Mercies promised to the Penitent. II The Command

ment is manifeji. 15 Life and Death are set before them.

Ver. ' A ,

ND it shall come to pass when all these Things

which I have set before thee, and thou shalt call them to mind among all the Nations whither the LORD thy God hath driven thee,

2 And shalt return unto the LORD thy God, and shalt obey his Voice, according to all that I command thee this Day, thou and thy Children, with all thine Heart, and with all thy Soul :

3 That 'then the LORD thy God will turn thy Captivity, and have Compassion upon thee, and will return and gather thee from all the Nations whither the LORD thy God hath scattered thee. 4 4 If any of thine be fer. xxxii. 37 Behold, I will ga

THER them out of all Countries whiDRIVEN out unto the out- ther I have DRIVEN them in mine most Parts of Heaven, from Anger, and in my Fury, and in great thence will the LORD thy Wrath; and I will bring them again

unto this Place, and I will caule them GOD GATHER thee, and from to DWELL SAFELY. thence will he fetch thee. Ezek. xi. 16 Therefore fay, Thus 5 And the LORD thy God cast them far off among the Heathen,

faith the LORD God, Although I have will bring thee into the Land and although I have icattered them which thy Fathers poffefled, among the Countries, yet will I be and thou shalt possess it : and Countries where they shall come.

to them as a little SANCTUARY in the he will do thee Good, and 17 Therefore lay, Thus faith the

multiply mutiply thee above thy Fa- Lord God, I will even GATHER YOU thers.

from the People, and ASSEMBLE you

out of the Countries where ye have been SCATTERED, and I will give you the Land of Israel.

Isa. Ixv. 17 Behold, I create new Heavens, and a new Earth : and the former shall not be remembred, nor corne into Mind.

18 But be you glad, and rejoyce for ever in that which I create : for behold, I create Jerusalem a Rejoycing, and her People a Joy.

19 And I will rejoyce in Jeru alem, and joy in my People, and the Voice of weeping Mall be no more heard in her, nor the Voice of crying.

21 And they ihall build Houses, and inhabit them; and they brali plant Vineyards, and eat the Fruit of them.

22 They shall not build, and another inhabit; they shall not plant, and another eat: for as the Days of a Tree, are the Days of my people, and mine Eleđ shall long enjoy the work of their Hands.

23. They shall not labour in vain, nor bring forth for Trouble : for they are the Seed of the BLESSED of the Lord, and their Offspring with them. 6 w And the LORD thy

* fer. xxxi. 31 Behold, the Days God will CIRCUMCISE make a new COVENANT with the

come, faith the LORD, that I will THINE HEART, and the House of Israel, and with the House Heart of thy Seed, to love of Judah: the LORD thy God with all that I made with their Fathers in the

32 Not according to the Covenant thine Heart, and with allo Day that I took them by the Hand, thy Soul, that thou mayest

to briog them out of the Land of

Egypt, (which my Covenant they LIVE.

brake, although I was an Husband 7 And the LORD thy God unto them, faith the LORD :) will put all these Curses up- that I will make with the House of

33 Bar this Thall be the Covenant on thine Enemies, and on lael, after thofe Days, faith the them that hate thee, which Lord, I will put my Law in their

INWARD PARTS, and WRITE it in theis persecuted thee.

HEARTS, and will be their God, and 8 And thou shalt return they shall be my PEOPLE. and obey the Voice of the 34 And chey Thail reach no more LORD, and do all his Com- Man his Brother, saying, Know ye the

every Man his Neighbour, and every mandments which I command Lord: for they shall ll KNOW ME, thee this Day.

from the least of them unto the 9 And the LORD thy God beatent of them, faith the LORD:

for I will FORGIVE their INIQUITY, and will make thee plenteous in I will REMEMBER their SIN NO MORE. every Work of thine Hand, Ezek. xi. 19 I will give them one

HEART, and I will put a NEW SPIRIT in the Fruit of thy Body, within you ; and I will take the stoand in the Fruit of thy Cat- NY HEART out of their Flesh, and will tle, and in the Fruit of thy give them an Heart of Fielh :

20 That they may walk in my Land, for good : for the STATUTES; and keep mine o dinances, LORD will again rejoyce over and do them: and they shall be my thee for good, as he rejoyced People, and I will be their God.

Heb. viii. 6 CHRIST hath obrainover thy Fathers :

ed a more EXCELLENT MINISTRY, by 10 If thou shalt hearken how much also he is the MEDIA unto the Voice of the LORD TOR of a BETTER COVENANT, which


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