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the Oil of Joy for Mourning, and the Garments of Praise for the Spirit of Heaviness.

Jer. xxxi. 13. I will turn their Mourning into Joy, I will comfort them, and make them rejoice from their Sorrow.

Ezek. vii. 16. They fhall be on the Mountains like Doves, of the Vallies, mourning every one for his Iniquities. Ver. 27.

ix. 4. Set a mark on the Fore-heads of them that figh and mourn for the Abominations. Rev. 7. 3.

Dan. x. 2. I Daniel was mourning three full Weeks, &c.

Joel i. 9. The Priefts, the Lord's Ministers mourn.

ii. 12. Turn ye unto me, (faith the Lord) with all your Heart, with fafting, with weeping and mourning.

Ver. 13. Rent your Hearts and not your Garments and turn unto the Lord your God.

Zech. xii. 10. They fhall look on him whom they have pierced, and


Ver. 12. The Land shall mourn every Family apart.


Matt. v. 4. Blessed are they that mourn, they shall be comforted. 18. Reproofs and Threats for not Mourning for Sin. Ifa. xxii. 12. that Day did the Lord God of Hofts call to weeping and mourning, and baldness, and to Girding with Sackcloth.

Ver. 13. But behold Joy and Gladness.

Zech. vii. 5. When ye fafted and mourned, did ye at all faft unto

me, even unto me.

Luke vi. 25. Wo unto you that laugh, ye fhall mourn.

1 Cor. v. 2. Ye are puffed up and have not rather mourned.

James iv. 9. Be ye afflicted and mourn and weep, let your Laughter be turned into Mourning, and your Joy into Heaviness.

19. Heaviness for Sin. Ezra ix. 5. I arofe from my Heaviness.

PT. xxxviii. 4. Mine Iniquities are as an heavy Burden.

cxix. 28. My Soul melteth for Heaviness.

Matt. xi. 28. Come unto me all ye that Labour and are heavy laden and I will give you Reft. Ifa. 61. 3.

20. Grief for Sin. 2 Chron. vi. 29. When every one shall know his own Sore, and his own Grief, and shall spread forth his Hands and pray, hear thou and forgive. 1 Kings 8. 38. When he fhall know the Plague of his own Heart. Ver. 39. Hear thou and forgive.

Neh. xiii. 8. Their profaning the Houfe of God, grieved me fore. Pf. cxix. 158. I beheld Tranfgreffors and was grieved.

Mark iii. 5. Jefus was grieved for the Hardness of their Hearts. 21. Not being grieved for Sin. Jer. v. 7. Thou hast stricken them, they were not grieved. Ifa. 57. 10.

22. Weeping for Sin. Judg. ii. 4. The Ifraelites being reproved by an Angel for their Sins, they lift up their Voice and wept.

2 Kings xxii. 19. Because thine Heart was tender, and thou haft rent thy Clothes and wept before me, I also have heard thee, faith the Lord. 2 Chron. 34. 26.

Ezra x. 1. Ezra confeffed weeping.

Pf. vi. 8. The Lord hath heard the Voice of my Weeping.

cii. 9. I have mingled my Drink with Weeping.

cxxvi. 6. He that goeth forth and weepeth bearing precious Seed, all come again with Rejoicing.


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Jer. xiii. 17. My Soul fhall weep in Secret for your Pride. xxxi. 9. They fhall come with Weeping and Supplication.

1. 4. The Children of Ifrael fhall go together weeping, to feek the Lord their God.

Joel ii. 12. Turn ye to me with all your Heart with fafting, weeping and mourning.

Ver. 17. Let the Priefts, the Minifters of the Lord, weep between the Porch and the Altar, and let them fay, fpare thy People, O Lord. Luke vi. 21. Bleffed are ye that weep. Ver. 25.

vii. 38. A Woman ftood weeping, and began to wash Jefus Feet with Tears.

xxiii. 28. Jefus faid, weep not for me, but weep for yourfelves. James 44 9-5.1.

23. Tears for Sin. 2 Kings xx. 5. I have seen thy Tears, behold I will heal thee. Ifa. 38. 5.

Job xvi. 20. Mine Eye poureth out Tears unto God.
Pf. vi. 6. I water my Couch with my Tears.

xxxix. 12. Hold not thy Peace at my Tears.

xlii. 3. My Tears have been my Meat Night and Day.

Ivi. 8. Put my Tears in thy Bottle.

cxxvi. 5. They that fow in Tears fhall reap in Joy.

Jer. ix. 1. O that my Head were Waters, and mine Eyes a Fountain of Tears. Ver. 18.

xiii. 17. Mine Eye fhall run down with Tears.

Lam. ii. 11. Mine Eyes do fail with Tears.

Ver. 18. Let Tears run down like a River Day and Night, give thy

felf no reft. Jer. 14. 17.

Acts xx. 19. Serving the Lord with many Tears.

Rev. vii. 15. God fhall wipe away all Tears from their Eyes.

24. Heart affected for having finned. 1 Sam. xxiv. 5. David's Heart fmote him.

1 Kings viii. 38. Know the Plague of his own Heart. 29. His own Sore.

2 Kings xxii. 19. Becaufe thine Heart was tender.

2 Chron. 6.

Ifa. xlvii. 7. Lay to Heart. Dan. 5. 22. Humble the Heart, Joel, 2. 13. Rent the Heart, Acts 2. 37. They were pricked in their Hearts. Ch. 9. 6.-16. 30. Pf. 109. 22. Heart wounded.

25. A broken contrite Heart. Pf. xxxiv. 18. The Lord is nigh unto them that are of a broken Heart, and faveth fuch as be of a contrite Spirit.

li. 17. The Sacrifices of God are a broken Spirit,, a broken and a contrite Heart, O God, thou wilt not defpife.

cix. 16. See Prayers against those who would flay the broken in Heart.

cxlvii. 3. The Lord healeth the broken in Heart, and bindeth up their Wounds.

Ifa. lvii. 15. Thus faith the Lord, I dwell with him that is of a contrite and humble Spirit, to revive the Spirit of the Humble, and to revive the Heart of the contrite ones.

lxi. 1. The Lord hath fent me to bind up the broken hearted. Luke


4. 18.

Ifa. lxvi. 2. To this Man will I look, even to him that is poor and of a contrite Spirit, and trembleth at my Word.

25. Shame the Portion of Sinners. Prov. iii. 35. Shame shall be the Promotion of Fools.

xiii. 5. A Wicked Man is lothfome and cometh to Shame.

xiv. 34. Sin is a Reproach to any People.

Dan. xii. 2. Some (at the last Day) fhall awake to Shame and everlafting Contempt.

27. Shame enjoined as a Mark of true Penitents. Jer. xxii. 22. Thou fhalt be afhamed, yea, even confounded for all thy Wickedness. Ch. 16. 52. to 63. Ch. 36, 32. Ch. 39. 26..

Ezek xliii. 10. Shew the Houfe of Ifrael, that they may be ashamed for their Iniquities. Ver. 11. Hof. 4. 19.

Rom. vi. 21. What Fruit had ye in thefe Things whereof ye are now afhamed. Jer. 31. 19.3. 25.

28. Avoiding Sin is avoiding Shame. Pf. cxix. 6. Then fhall I not be afhamed when I have refpect unto all thy Commandments. See Rev. 3. 18.-16. 15. Compare, Gen. 3. 7. 8.

Job xi. 14. If Iniquity be in thine Hand, put it far away, and let not Wickedness dwell in thy Tabernacles.

Ver. 15. For then thou fhalt lift up thy Face without Spot, yea, thou shalt be fledfast and shalt not fear.

29. Reproofs for not being ashamed of Sin. Jer. vi. 15. When they had committed Abominations they were not afhamed, neither could they bluth, Ch. 8. 12.

Zeph. iii. 5. The Unjuft knoweth no Shame.

Phil. iii. 19. The Wicked glory in their Shame.
Jude 13. Foaming out their own Shame.

30. Abborring and loathing one's feif for Sin. Job xlii. 6. Job faid, I abhor myfelf and repent in Duft and Athes.

Ezek. vi. 9. They fhall loath themfelves for the Evils which they have committed in all their Abominations. Ch. 20: 43.-36. 31.

31. Confeffion and Acknowledgment of Sin required of Penitents.

32. Promiles to confeffing and acknowledging Sin. Lev. xxvi. 40. If they fhall confefs their Iniquity and the Iniquity of their Fathers,

Ver. 41. If their uncircumcifed Heart be humbled,

Ver. 42. Then will I remember my Covenant. 1 Kings 8. 33. 35. Pf. xxxii. 5. I said, I will confefs my Tranfgreffions, thou forgaveft the Iniquity of my Sin.

Prov. xxviii. 13. He that covereth his Sins fhall not profper, but whofo confeffeth and forfaketh them fhall have Mercy. Job 31. 33..

1 John i. 9. If we confefs our Sins, he is faithful and juít, to forgive us our Sins, and to cleanfe us from all Unrighteoufnefs.

33. Exhortations to Confiffion. Jof. vii, 19. Give Glory to God and make Confeflion.

Jer. iii. 13 Acknowledge thine Iniquity that thou haft tranfgreffed against the Lord thy God. Ezra 10. 11. Hof. 5. 15.

Rom. xiv. 11. Every Knee fhall bow, and every Tongue shall confefs to God.

34. Infiances. Matt. iii 16. They were baptized confeffing their Sins. Acts xix. 8. Many that believed, confeffed and fhewed their Deeds. 35. Confeffions made in Scripture Expreffions. Ezra ix. 6. O my God, I am ashamed, and blush to lift up my Face to thee my God, for our Iniquities

Jer. 14. 20. Pf. 106. 6.

Iniquities are increased over our Heads, and our Trefpafs is grown up
unto the Heavens. Ver. 7. 13. 15. Pf. 38. 4.-40. 12.
Neh. i. 6. Both I and my Father's House have finned.
Ver. 7. We have dealt very corruptly against thee.

ix. 16. They dealt proudly and hardned their Necks, and hearkned not to thy Commandments.

Ver. 26. They were disobedient and rebelled against thee and caft thy Laws behind their Backs.

Ver. 35. They have not ferved thee in thy great Goodness, neither turned they from their wicked Works.

Job xiii. 23. How many are mine Iniquities and my Sins, make me to know my Tranfgreffions and my Sins.

xiv. 4. Who can bring a clean Thing out of an unclean.

XV. 14. What is Man that he should be clean? and he that is born of a Woman, that he fhould be righteous. 1 Kings 8 46.

Ver. 15. Behold he putteth no Truft in his Saints, and the Heavens are not clean in his Sight,

xl. 4. Behold I am vile what shall I answer thee? I will lay mine Hand upon my Mouth.

P. xxxviii. 18, I will declare mine Iniquity, I will be forry for my Sin. Pf. 32. 5.

li. 3. I acknowledge my Tranfgreffions, my Sin is ever before me. Ver. 5. Behold I was fhapen in Iniquity, and in Sin did my Mother conceive me.

lxix, 5. Q God thou knoweft my Foolishness, and my Sins are not hid from thee, Pf. 130.3. If thou, Lord, fhouldft mark Iniquity,O Lord, who fhould ftand?

Prov. xx. 9. Who can fay I have made my Heart clean? I am pure from my Sin? John. 8. If we fay we have no Sin we deceive ourfelves, and the Truth is not in us.

Eccl. vii. 2o. There is not a juft Man upon Earth that doth good and finneth not.

Ifa. lix. 12. Our Tranfgreffions are multiplied before thee, and our Sins teftify against us.

Ixiv. 6. We are all as an unclean Thing and all our Righteousnesses are as filthy Rags, and we all do fade as a Leaf, and our Iniquities like the Wind have taken us away.

Jer. xiv. 7. Our Backflidings are many, we have finned against thee: Ver. 20. Luke 3. 42.

Dan. ix. 5. We have finned and have committed Iniquity, and have done wickedly and have rebelled, even by departing from thy Precepts, and from thy Judgments.

Ver. 8. O Lord to us belongeth Confusion of Face, to our Kings, to our Princes, and to our Fathers, because we have finned against thee. Ver.

10. II.

Rom. vii. 18. In my Flesh dwelleth no good Thing.

Ver. 21. I find a Law that when I would do Good, Evil is prefent with me.

Ver. 23. I fee a Law in my Members, warring against the Law of my Min6, and bringing me into Captivity to the Law of Sin, which is in my Members.

36. Amendment. Deut. x. 16. Circumcife the Foreskin of your and be no more ftilf-necked. Jer. 4. 4,




Job xxxv. 31, 32. If I have done Iniquity, I will do no more.
Ifa. i. 16. Ceafe to do Evil, learn to do well.

Jer. vii. 3. Amend your Ways and your Doings. Ver. 15. Ch. 26,



Matt. iii. 8. Bring forth Fruits meet for Repentance. Luke 3.8.
John v. 14. Sin no more. Ch. 8. 11. Pf. 4. 4. Stand in awe and fin

Rom. vi. 1. Shall we continue in Sin, &c. God forbid.

Eph. v. 14. Awake thou that fleepeft, arise from the Dead. See dead Works.

James iv. 8.

Cleanfe your Hands, purify your Hearts.


37. Fruitfulness in Religion. Pf. i. 3. He fhall be like a Tree planted by the Rivers of Water that bringeth forth his Fruit in his Season.

xcii. 14. They fhall bring forth Fruit in old Age, they shall be fat and flourishing. See Ver. 12. 13. Pf. 84. 7.

Prov. iv. 18. The Path of the Juft is as the fhining Light that fhineth, &c.

lía. v. 4. What could have been done more to my Vineyard that I have not done in it, to make it fruitful.

Jer. xxxi. 12. Their Soul fhall be as a watered Garden. Mal. 4. 2. Hof. xiv. 5. I will be as the Dew unto Ifrael, he fhall grow as the Lily, and caft forth his Roots as Lebanon.

Ver. 8. I am like a green Fir-tree; from me is thy Fruit found.
Matt. vii. 16. Ye fhall know them by their Fruits.


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Ver. 17. Every good Tree bringeth forth good Fruit. Ch. 13. 23. Mark 12. 2.

John xv. 2. Every Branch that beareth Fruit he purgeth that it may bring forth more Fruit. Matt. 13. 12.

Ver. 5. I am the Vine ye are the Branches, he that abideth in me and I in him, the fame bringeth forth much Fruit, for without me ye can do Nothing.

John xv. 8. Herein is my Father glorified that ye bear much Fruit, fo fhall ye be my Disciples.

Ver. 16. I have chofen you and ordained you, that ye bring forth Fruit.

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Rom. vi. 22. Being made free from Sin ye have your Fruit unto Holinefs, and the End everlasting Life. Ch. 7. 4.

Eph. iv. 15. Grow up unto Chrift in all Things.

Eph. v. 9. The Fruit of the Spirit is in all Righteousness, Goodnefs and Truth.

Phil. i. 11. Being filled with the Fruits of Righteousness which are by Jefus Chrift, to the Praife and Glory of God.

Col. i. 10. Walk worthy of the Lord to all pleafing being Fruitful in every good Work. Ch. 6.-2.7.

James iii. 17. The Wisdom from above is full of good Fruits.

Pet. ii. 2. Defire the fincere Milk of the Word that ye may grow thereby.

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