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The great Sin of Impenitency, and Un

belief; and the severe Judgments denounced against them.

iii. 16.

not, is

AETS John FOR God so lov

xiii.

BE
EWARE therefore, left

that cume upon you, ED the World, that which is spoken of in the PROhe gave his only begotten PHETS, Son, that whosoever BeLIEV

41. Behold, ye Despisers, and

wonder, and PERISH : for I work ETH in him, should not PE

a Work in your Days, a Work which RISH, but have everlasting you shall 'in no wife BELIEVE, LIFE,

though a Man declare it unto you.

Rom. i. 18. For the Wrath of 17. For God sent not his

God is revealed from Heaven against Son into the World to con- all UNGODLINESS, and UnrighreDEMN the World; but that vulness of Men, who hold the the World thro' him might TRUTH in Unrighteousness.

Rom. X. 13. For whofocver shall be SAVED.

call upon the Name of the Lord, 18. He that BELIEVETH shall be SAVED. on him, is not CONDEMNED: him in whom they have not BE

14. How then shall they call on but he that believeth

LIEVED? condemned already, because Chap. xi. 20. Because of Unbehe hath not believed in the lief they were BROKEN off, and Name of the only begotten not HIGH-MINDED, but FEAR.

thou STANDEST by Faith. Be Son of God.

21. For if God spared not the na19. And this is the Con- tural Branches, take heed left he

also spare not thee. DEMNATION, that LIGHT

Chap. ii. 1. Therefore thou art is come into the World, and inexcufable, o Man, whosoever thou Men loved DARKNESS rather art that judgelt: for wherein thou than Light, because their thy felf; for thou that judgest, dost Deeds were evil.

the same things. 20. For every one that doth 2. But we are sure that the Judg. Evil, hateth the Light, against them which commit such

ment of God is according to Truth, neither cometh to the Light, things. left his Deeds should be RE 3. And thinkest thou this, O

Man, that judgest them which do PROVED. Matt. xi. 20, Then began thou shale escape the JUDGMENT of

such things, and doit the same, that he to upbraid the Cities God? wherein most of his mighty of this Goodness, and Forbearance,

4. Or despiseft thou the Riches Works were done, because and Long-suffering, not knowing shey repented not.

that the Goodness of God leadeth 21. Wo unto thee, Chora- thee to Repentance?

zin,
s. But after thy hardness and im.
Ffa

penitent

zin, wo unto thee, Bethsai- penitent seart, treasurest up unto dal for if the mighty Works Wrath, and Revelation of the righwhich were done in you, had teous Judgment of God; been done in Tyre and Sidon,

6. Who will render to every they would have repented Man according to his Deeds: long ago in Sackcloth and tinuance in weil doing, seek for Alhes.

Glory, and Honour, and Immorta. 22. But I say unto you,

It

lity ; Eternal Life :

8. But unto them that are conshall be more tolerable for tentious, and do not obey the Truth, Tyre and Sidon at the Day but obey Unrighteousness; INDIGof Judgment, than for you.

NATION, and WRATH;

9. TRIBULATION and ANGUISA 23. And thou, Caper- upon every Soul of Man that DOTH naum, which art exalted un- Evil. to Heaven, shall be brought

10. But Glory, Honour, and Peace

to every Man that workech Good; down to Hell : for if the to the few first, and allo to the Genmighty Works which have vile. been done in thee, had been

11. For there is no respect of

Persons with God. done in Sodom, it would have

2 Thell i. 7. The Lord Jesus (hall remained until this Day. be revealed from Heaven, with his 24. But I say unto you,

mighty Angels, that it shall be more tolera

8. In Aaming Fire, taking Vengeance

on them that know not ble for the Land of Sodom in God, and thiat obey not the Gosthe Day of Judgment, than PEL of our Lord Jesus Chrift: for thee.

9. Who shall be punished with

everlasting. Deftruation from the Matt. xii. 38. Then cer- Presence of the Lord, and from the tain of the Scribes and of the Glory of his Power; Pharisees answered, saying, glorified in his Saints, and to be ad

10. When he shall come to be Master, we would see a Sign mired in all them that believe. from thee.

Titrus i. 15. Unto the Pure all 39. But he answered and Things are pure : but unto them

that are defiled and unbelieving, is faid to them, An evil and nothing pure ; but even their Mind adulterous Generation feek- and Conscience is defiled. eth after a Sign, and there

Heb. ii, 1. Therefore we ought

to give the more earnest Heed to the shall no Sign be given to it, Things which we have heard, left but the Sign of the Prophet at any time we should let them flip. Jonas.

2. For if the Word spoken by

Angels was stedfast, and every Tran 40. For as Fonas was three

gresion and Disobedience received a Days and three Nights in the juft Recompence of Reward; Whale's Belly : fo fhall the

3. How shall we escape if we Son of Man be three Days at the first began to be {poken by

neglect so great SALVATION, which and three Nights in the Heart the Lord, and was confirmed unto of the Earth.

us by them that heard him. 41. The Men of Nineveh lelt a PROMISE being left us of ea

Chap. iv. 1. Let us cherefore fear, Mall rise in Judgment with tring into his Reit, any of you this

should

ye shall

this Generation, and shall fuld seem to come short of it. condemn it, because they re- preached as well

as unto them : but pented at the Preaching of the Word preached did not profit Jonas, and behold, a greater them, not being mixed with FAITH

in them that heard it. than fonas is here.

11. Let us labour therefore to en. 42. The Queen of the ter into that Rest, lett any Man fall South Shall rise up in the Judg- after the same Example oz Unbeliet. ment with this Generation,

12. For the Word of God is and shall condemn it : for than any two-edged sword, piercing

quick and powerful, and sharper she came from the uttermost even to the dividing alunder of Soul Parts of the Earth to hear and Spirit, and of the Joints and the Wisdom of Solomon, and Thoughts and Intents of the Heart.

Marrow, and is a Discerner of the behold, a greater than Solo Chap. iii. 12. Take heed, Bremon is here.

thren, left there be in any of you John viii. 24. I said there, departing from the LIVING God.

an Evil HEART of Unbelief, in fore unto you, that

iz. But with whom was he grievDie in your Sins : for if ye ed forty Years ? was it not with BELIEVE not that I am he, cafes fell in the Wilderness ? ye shall die in your Sins. 18. And to whom sware he that Chap. xii. 47. If any Man they should not enter into his R Est,

but to them that believed not? Hear my Words, and be

19. So we see that they could not LIEVE not, I JUDGE him enter in, because of Unbelief. not : for I came not to judge Chap. x. 26. For if we fin WILthe World, but to save the FULLY, after that we have received World.

the Knowledge of the Truth, there

remaineth no more Sacrifice for 48. He that rejecteth me, Sins, and receiveth not my Words,

27. But a certain fearful looking hath one that judgeth him : nation, which shall devour the Ad

for of Judgment, and fiery Indig. the Word that I have spoken, versaries. the fame shall judge him in

28. He that despised Moses Law, the last Day.

DIEV) without Mercy, under two or

three Witnesses : Chap. xvi. 8. And when

29. Of how much forer Punilhhe is come, he will reprove the ment, fuppose ye, fhall he be thought World of Sin, and of Righ- foot the Son of God, and hath teousness, and of Judgment : counted the Blood of the Cove

9. Of Sin, because they Nant wherewith he was fanctified, BELIEVE not on me.

an unholy Thing, and hath done

Despite unto the Spirit of GRACE? Luke xiii. i. There were Chap xii. 25. See that ye refuse present at that Season fome not him that speakerh : For if they that told him of the Gali- escaped not, who refused him that leans, whose Blood Pilate not we escape, if we turn away from

spake on Earth, much more shall had mingled with their Sa. him that speakerh from Heaven. crifices.

i Pet. iv. 18. And if the Righte

ous scarcely be saVED, where Thall 2. And Jesus answering, the Ungodly and Sinner appear? faid

Rev.

Kuid unto them, Suppose ye shall inherit all things, and I will

Rev. xxi. 7. He that overcometh that these Galileans were be his God, and he shall be my Son. Sinners above all the Galile

8. But the Fearful and UnbelievAns, because they suffered ing, and the Abominable, and Mursuch Things?

derers, and Whoremongers, and

Sorcerers, and Idolaters, and all Ly3. I tell you, Nay: but

ars, shall have their part in the Lake except ye REPENT, ye shall which burneth with Fire and Brim

stone. all likewise PERISH.

4. Or those eighteen upon whom the Tower in Siloam fell, and flew them, think ye that they were Sinners above all Men that dwelt in Jerusalem?

5. I tell you, Nay: but except ye REPENT, ye shall all likewise PERISH.

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Christ's Answer to the Scribes and Pba

risees, upon their demanding what Au-
thority he had.

Matt. xxi. 23. Mark xi. 27. Luke xx. I. (Mr.] PAND

ND they come again into Jerusalem, (L.) and

it came to pass, that in one of those Days, [M.] when he was come into the Temple, (L.) as he taught the People, and preached the Gospel, (Mr.] the Chief Priests and the Scribes, [M.] and the Elders of the People, came unto him, and (L.) came upon him, and spake unto him, saying, Tell us, by what Authority doft thou these Things ? or who is he that gave thee this Authority, (Mr.) to do these Things ? [M.] And Fesus answered and laid unto them, I also will ask you one thing, which if ye tell me, I in likewise will tell you by what Authority I do these Things : [ Mr.) answer me, (L.) and tell me, [A1.] The Baptism of foon, whence was it? [Mr.] Was it from Heaven, or of Men ? answer me. [L.) And they reasoned with themselves, saying, If we shall say from Heaven; he will say, Why then believed ye him not ? But and if we say, of Men, [M.) we fear the People; (L.) all the People will tone us; for they be perswaded that pohon was a Prophet : for [11r.) they feared the People, for all Men counted Fohn that he was a Prophet indeed. [1..)

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And they answered, that they could not tell whence it was. [Mr.] And they answered and said unto Jesus, We cannot tell. And Jesus answering, faith unto them, Neither do I tell you by what Authority I do these Things.

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Luke A

was rich.

ND Jesus entred and passed through Jericho. xix. I. 2. And behold, there was a Man named Zaccheus, which was the Chief among the Publicans, and he

3. And he fought to see Fesus who he was, and could not for the Press, because he was little of Stature.

4. And he ran before and climbed up into a Sycamore Tree to see him, for he was to pass that way.

5. And when Fesus came to the Place, he looked up and saw him, and said unto him, Zaccheus, make hafte, and come down, for to-day I must abide at thy House.

6. And he made hafte, and came down, and received him joyfully:

7. And when they saw it, they all murmured, saying, That he was gone to be Guest with a Man that is a Sin

8. And Zaccheus stood, and said unto the Lord, Behold, Lord, the half of my Goods I give to the Poor : and if I have taken any thing from any Man by false Accusation, I restore him four-fold.

9. And Jesus said unto him, This Day is SALVATION come to this House, forfomuch as he also is the Son of Abraham.

10. For the Son of Man is come to seEK, and to SAVE that which was lost.

ner.

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