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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 sometimes 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 Enmity, even the Law of Commandments contained in ORDINANCES, for to make in himself, of cwain, one new Man, so making Peace.
Ephef. ii. 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 hid in God, who ckeATED 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 manifold wisdom of God.
ii According to the eternal Purpose which he PURPOSED in CHRIST JESUS our LORD:
12 In whom we have Boldness 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 accordiug to the Riches of his Glory, to be STRENGTHNED with Might by his Spirit in the INNER MAN ;
17 That CHRIST-may Dwell in your HEARTS by FAITH ; that ye being jooted 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 to be Partakers of the INHERITANCE of the Saints in Light :
13 Who hath DELIVERED us from the Power of DARKNESS. and hach TRANSLATED us into the KINGDOM of his deaR SON :
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, V ISIBLE and INVISIBLE, whether they be THRONES, or DOMINIONS, or PRINCIPALITIES, or POWERS : all Things were created by him, and for him.
17 And he is before all Things, and by him all Things confift.
i John 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 appeas, we shall be like bim ; for we shall see him as he is.
3 And every Man that hath this Hope in him, purifieth himself, even as he is pure.
CH A P.
CHA P. V.
1 The Covenant in Horeb. 6 The Ten Commandments. 22 dt
the Peoples Request Mofes receiveth the Law from God.
C H A P. VI. 1 The End of the Law is Obedience. 3 An Exhortation thereto.
Land that the God of th and that ye nerve to do ;
Ver. N OW these are the Commandments, the Statutes,
N and the Judgments which the LORD your God commanded to teach you, that ye might do them in the Land whither ye go to possess 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. So And thou shalt love ° Luke * 25 A certain Lawyer
stood up, and rempted Jesus, saying, THE LORD THY GOD with Master, what shall I do to inherit 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 Might.
thou? 6 And these Words which 27. And he answering, faid, Thou I command thee this Day, thale love the LORD thy God with
all thy HEART, and with all thy Soul, Thall 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 CHILDREN, and lhalt TALK haft ANSWERED RIGHT : this do, and OF THEM when thou Sit- thou shalt LIVE. TEST IN THINE House, and
1 Cor. xvi 22 If any Man love not
the LORD JESUS Christ, let him be when thou WALKEST BY THE an ANATHEMA, MARAN-ATHA *. WAY, and when thou LIEST 2 Cor. v. 14 The Love of CHRIST DOWN, and when thou Ri
CONSTRAIN ETH us, because we thus
judge, that if one died for all, then SEST UP.
were all DEAD : * That is, Let him be accurjed.
8 And thou shalt bind them is And that he died for all, that for a Sign upon thine Hand,
rhinuind they which live, mould not bence
us forth LIVE unto THEMSELVES, but and they shall be as Frontlets unto him which died for them. between thine Eyes.
Psal. Ixiii. 3 Because thy LOVINGKINDNESS is better than LIFE, my Lips
Thall PRAISE thee. 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 Sono 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 STRONG
As DEATH which he lware unto thy fa- 7 MANY WATERS CANNOT QUENCH thers, to Abraham, to Isaac, LOVE, NEITHER can the FLOODS DROWN and to Jacob, to give thee
John xv. 9 As the Father hath cogreat and goodly Cities which VED ME, so have I LOVED YOU : CONthou buildedít not,
TINUE ye in my LOVE u And Houses full of all to If YE KEEP my COMMANDMENTS,
ye mhall ABIDE in My Love; even as good Things which thou fl- i have kept my Father's Commandledst not, and Wells digged ments, and abide in his Love which thou diggedit not, Vine- ,
13 GREATER LOVE hath no Man
than this, that a Man LAY DOWN bis yards and Olive-trees which Lire for his FRIENDS thou plantedst not, when thou14. Ye are my Friends, if ye do
wharloever I COMMAND you. Ihall have caten and De mm; Pfal. lxxiii. 25 Whom have I in
12 Then beware left thou HEAVEN but THEE ? and there is none forget the LORD which upon Earth I Desire beldes thee.
Pfal. xvi. II Thou wilt thew me brought thee forth out of the the Path of Life: in thy PESSENCE Land of Erypt, from the is FULNESS of Joy, and at thy Right House of Bondage.
Hand there are PLEASURES for EVER13 Thou shall rear the LORD thy God, and serve' him, and shalt swear by his Name.
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 against thee, and destroy thee from the Face of the Earth.
16 Ye shall not tempt the LORD your God, as ye tempted him in Maslah.
17 You shall DILIGENTLY keep the COMMANDMENTS of the LORD your God, and his Testimonies, and his Sia· tutes 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 possess the good Land which the LORD sware unto thy Fathers.
20 And when thy Son askelh 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 sewed Signs and Wonders, great and fore, 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.
CHA P. VII. 1 All Communion with the Nations forbidden, 4 for fear of
Idolatry. Ver. W HEN the LORD thy God shall bring thee into
W the Land whither thou goest to possess it, and hath cast out many Nations before thee, seven Nations greater and mightier than thou :
2 Thou shalt 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 shall 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 People 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 But because the Lord loved you, and because he would keep the Oath which he liad 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 ? Rom ii. 2 But we are sure that
the JUDGMENT of God is according that hate him, to their Face,
og to TRUTH, against them which comto destroy them: he will not mit such things. be sack to him that hateth 3 And thinkeft thou this, O Man,
" that judgest them which do such him, he will repay him to his
Things, and doeft the same, that Face.
thou shalt ESCAPE the JUDGMENT of 1 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 this Day to do them.
s But after thy Hardness and in12 Wherefore it shall come PENITENT Heart, treasureft up unto
to there thyself Wrath against the Day of to pass, if ye hearken to these ih
Wrath, and Revelation of the RIGHTudgments, 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 CoxCovenant and the Mercy, TINUANCE in WELL-DOING, seek for which he sware unto thy Fa- GLORY, and Honour, and IMMORTA• thers.
LITY, ETERNAL LIFE:
8 But unto them that are conten13 And he will love thee, tious 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 ANGUISH UPOR Fruit of thy Womb, and the every Soul of Man that doeb Evih, Fruit of thy Land, thy Corn. of the Jew fift, 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 ke of thú Sheen in the Jew fiift, and also to the Gen
tile. 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 blessed , 2 Thelii. 7 The LORD Jesus shall
be REVEALED from Heaven with his above all People : there shall MIGHTY ANGELS, not be Male or Female bar 8 IN FLAMING FIRE, taking VEN
GEANCE on them that KNOW NOT GOD, ren among you, or among and that OBEY NOT the Gospel of our your Cattle.
LORD JESUS CHRIST : 15 And the LORD will 9 Who shall be punished with a
the take away from thee all Sick, VERLASTING DESTRUCTION from take away from thee all SICK. PRESENCE of the LORD, and from the NESS, and will put none of Glory of his POWER;