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0. 61. What is forbidden in the fourth com. mandment?

A. The fourth commandment forbiddeth the omillion, or careless performance of the duties required, and the profaning the day by idleness, or doing that which is in itself sinful, or by uone. cessary thoughts, words or works, about our worldly employments and recreations.

Q. 6.. What are the reasons annexed to the foirth commandment?

A. The reasons annexed to the fourth commandment are, God's allowing us fix days of the week for our own employments, his challenging a special propriety in the seventh, his own exame ple, and his blessing the fabbath-day.

Q. 63. Which is the fifth commandment?

A. The fifth commandment is, Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.

Q. 64. What is required in the fil commando

commandment?

A. The fifth commandment requireth the preserving the honour, and performing the duties belonging to every one in their several places and relations, as superiors, inferiors, or equals,

Q. 65. What is forbidden in the fifth command

ment?

A. The fifth commandment forbiddeth the neglecting of, or doing any thing against, the honour and duty which belongeth to every one in their several places and relations.

Q. 66. What is the reason annexed to the fifth commandment ?

A. The reason annexed to the fifth commandment is, a promise of long life and prosperity (as far it shall serve for God's glory, and their own good) to all such as keep this commandment.

Q. 67. Which is the sixth commandment ?

A. The fixth commandment is, Thou sbalt not kill.

R. 68. What is required in the sixth commandment ?

A. The Gxth commandment requireth all lawful endeavours to preserve our own life, and the life of others.

Q. 69. What is forbidden in the fixth commandment ?

A. The sixth commandment forbiddeth the taking away of our own life, or the life of our neighbour unjustly, or whatsoever tendeth thereunto.

Q. 70. Which is the seventh commandment ?

A. The seventh commandment is, Thou shalt not commit adultery.

Q. 71. What is required in the seventh commandment ?

A. The seventh commandment requireth the preservation of our own and our neighbour's chas. tity, in heart, speech and behaviour.

Q. 72. What is forbidden in the seventh com. mandment?

A. The serenth commandment forbiddeth all unchaíte thoughts, words and actions.

Q. 73. Which is the eighth commandment ?

A. The eighth commandment is, Thou shalt not Meal.

Q. 74. What is required in the eighth commando ment ?

A. The eighth commandment requireth the lawful procuring and furthering the wealth and outward estate of ourselves and others.

Q. 75. What is forbidden in the eighth come mandment ?

A. The eighth commandment forbiddeth whatsoever doth, or may, unjustly hinder our own, or our neighbour's wealth or outward eftate.

Q. 76. Which is the ninth commandment?

A. The ninth commandment is, Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.

Q. 77. What is required in the ninth commandment ?

A. The ninth commandment requireth the maintaining and promoting of truth between man and man, and of our own and our neighbour's good name, especially in witness bearing.

Q: 78. What is forbidden in the ninth commandment?

A. The ninth commandment forbiddeth whatsoever is prejudicial to truth, or injurious to our own, or our neighbour's good name.

Q. 79. Which is the tenth commandment ?

A. The tenth commandment is, Thou balt not covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his man-fervant, nor his maid. fervant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour's.

Q. 80. What is required in the tenth commandment ?

A. The tenth commandment requireth full contentment with our own condition, with a right and charitable frame of spirit toward our neighbour, and all that is his.

Q. 81. What is forbidden in the tenth commandment ?

A. The tenth commandment forbiddeth all discontentment with our own estate, envying or grieving at the good of our neighbour, and all inordinate motions or affections to any thing that is his.

Q. 82. Is any man able perfeâly to keep the commandments of God?

A. No mere man, since the fall, is able, in this life, perfectly to keep the commandments of God; but doth daily break them, in thought, word and deed.

Q. 83. Are all tranfgreffions of the law equally beinous ?

A. Some fins in themselves, and by reason of feveral aggravations, are more heinous in the sight of God than others.

Q. 84. What doth every sin deserve ?

A. Every fin deferveth God's wrath and curse, both in this life and that which is to come,

Q. 85: What doth God require of us, that we may escape his wrath and curse, due to us for fin ?

A. To escape the wrath and curse of God, due to us for sin, God requireth of us faith in Jesus Chrift, repentance unto life, with the di. ligent use of all the outward means whereby Christ communicateth to us the benefits of re. demption.

Q. 86. What is faith in Jesus Chrif?

A. Faith in Jesus Christ is, a saving grace, whereby we receive and reft upon him alone for salvation, as he is offered to us in the gospel.

Q. 87. What is repentance unto life?

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