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1 Chron. xvi. 29. Give unto the Lord, the glory due unto his name, come before him, worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness. Ps. xxix. 1, 2, 9.-xcvi. 3, 7, 8.-lxxii. 19.

Ps. xxii. 23. Ye that fear the Lord, praise him, all ye seed of Jacob glorify him.

1. 23. Whoso offereth praise, glorifieth me. Ver. 15.

lxxxvi. 9. All nations whom thou hast made shall come and worship before thee, O Lord, and shall glorify thy name.

cxv. 1. Not unto us, O Lord, not unto us, but unto thy name give glory, for thy mercy and for thy truth's sake, Isa. xxv. 3, 4.

Isa. xlii. 12. Let them give glory to the Lord, and declare his praise in the islands. Ch. xxiv. 15.

Luke ii. 20. The shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God. Acts xi. 18. The brethren glorified God for the conversion of the Gentiles.

Gal. i. 24. The apostles glorified God, in Paul, for his conversion. Acts xxi. 20.

CCXXXVI. By faith. Rom. iv. 20. Abraham was strong in faith, giving glory to God.

Eph. i. 12. We being predestinated, that we should be to the praise of his glory who first trusted in Christ. Ver. 5, 6.

Phil. ii. 11. Confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

CCXXXVII. By good works. Matt. v. 16. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father which is in heaven. 1 Pet. ii. 12.

John xv. 8. Herein is my Father glorified that ye bear much fruit. Phil. i. 11. Being filled with the fruits of righteousness which are by Jesus Christ, unto the glory and praise of God.

CCXXXVIII. Various branches of duty whereby God is to be glorified. Jos. vii. 19. Joshua said to Achan, give glory to the God of Israel, and make confession of thy secret sin.

Hag. i. 7. Thus saith the Lord of Hosts. Ver. 8. Bring wood and build the house and I will take pleasure in it, and I will be glorified. John xxi. 19. This spake Jesus, signifying by what death Peter should glorify God.

Rom. xv. 5. Be ye like minded one toward another. Ver. 6. That ye may with one mind, and with one mouth glorify God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.

2 Cor. iv. 15. All things are for your sakes, that the abundant grace might through the thanksgiving of many redound to the glory of God.

viii. 19. This grace (or gift to the poor saints) is administered by us to the glory of the same Lord. Ch. ix. 13.

1 Pet. iv. 11. If any speak let him speak as the oracles of God, that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ.

Ver. 16. If any suffer as a Christian, let him glorify God on this behalf.

Rev. xiv. 7. Fear God and give glory to him. Ch. xi. 13.--xv. 4. 1 Cor. x. 31. Whether ye eat or drink, or whatsover ye do, do ail to the glory of God.

CCXXXIX. Doxologies or glory ascribed to God in worship. Luke

ii. 14. Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, and good-will toward men.

Rom. xvi. 27. To God only wise be glory, through Jesus Christ ever. Amen. Jude 25.

Eph. iii. 21. Unto him be gley in the church by Jesus Christ throughout all ages, world without end. Amen. Gal. i. 5.

Phil. iv. 20. Now unto God and our Father, be glory for ever and ever. Amen.

2 Tim. iv. 18. The Lord will preserve me unto his heavenly kingdom, to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.

Heb. xiii. 20. Now the God of peace that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus Christ, that great Shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant,

Ver. 21. Make you perfect in every good work to do his will, working in you that which is well pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.

1 Pet. v. 10. The God of all grace who hath called us unto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, make you perfect, stablish, strengthen, settle you.

Ver. 11. To him be glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen. 2 Pet. iii. 18. Grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, to whom be glory both now and for ever. Amen.

Rev. iv. 11. Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory, and honour, and power, for thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are and were created. Rom. xi. 36.

Rev. vii. 12. Blessing, and glory, and wisdom, and thanksgiving. and honour, and power and might, be unto our God for ever and ever. Amen.

Note. The reader may observe in the above scriptures, that the things mentioned along with glory, are reasons for ascribing it to God, also that glory is in some of them directly ascribed to Christ, and in others to God the Father through Christ. See Christ's glory be fore and in his incarnation, and after it. Chap. Upon the dignity and offices of Jesus Christ.

CCXL. God is glorified in the restoration and prevalence of true religion among his people. Ps. ii. 19. Let the whole earth be filled with his glory. Ps. xcvii. 6.-cii. 16.

Isa. xliv. 23. The Lord hath redeemed Jacob, and glorified himself in Israel. Ch. xlix. 3.

Ix. 1. The glory of the Lord is risen upon thee.

Ver. 21. Thy people shall be all righteous that I may be glorified. Isa. Ixi. 3. To give unto them that mourn in Zion, beauty for ashes, &c. That they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that he might be glorified.

Ixvi. 18. I will gather all nations and tongues, and they shall come and see my glory.

Hab. ii. 18. The earth shall be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the Lord, as the waters cover the sea.

Rom. xv. 7. Receive ye one another as Christ received us, to the glory of God the Father.

2 Cor. i. 20. All the promises of God in Christ are yea, and in him amen, unto the glory of God.

iv. 6. God hath shined in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

Eph. i. 6. God having predestinated us to the adoption of children, by Jesus Christ, to the praise of the glory of his grace. Ver. 12. See Christ's glory before his incarnation on earth, and after his resurrection.

God glorified by those who saw miracles wrought by his power, as when the palsy was cured. Matt. ix. 8. The dumb made to speak. Matt. xv. 31. The dead raised to life. Luke. vii. 16. The lame healed. Luke. xiii. 13. Acts iv. 21. The leper cleansed. Luke xvii. 15. Sight given to the blind. Luke xviii. 43. The appearances at Christ's birth. Luke ii. 20. At his death. Luke xxiii. 47.

CCXLI. The wicked glorify not God, and are punished. Dan. v. 22. Thou hast not humbled thine heart.

Ver. 23. Daniel said to Balshazzar, thou hast lifted up thyself against the Lord of heaven, &c. and the God in whose hand thy breath is, and whose are all thy ways, hast thou not glorified.

Ver. 26. God hath numbered thy kingdom.

Ver. 27. Thou art weighed in the balances and art found wanting. Ver. 28. Thy kingdom is divided and given to the Medes and Per

sians.

Mal. ii. 2. If you will not lay it to heart, to give glory to my name, said the Lord of hosts, I will even send a curse upon you, and I will curse your blessings. Jer. xiii. 26.

Acts xii. 23. An angel smote Herod, because he gave not God the glory, and he was eaten of worms.

Rom. i. 21. When they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful.

Ver. 24. Wherefore God gave them up, &c.

iii. 23. All have sinned and come short of the glory of God. Rev. xvi. 9. The men that were scorched with fire repented not to give glory to God.

CCXLII. God is glorified in the destruction of the wicked. Exod. xiv. 4. I will be honoured upon Pharaoh and his host. Ver. 17, 18.

Lev. x. 2. There went out fire from the Lord, and devoured Nadab, and Abihu.

Ver. 3. The Lord spake saying, before all the people will I be glorified.

Isa. xxvi. 14. Thou hast visited and destroyed them, and made all their memory to perish.

Ver. 15. Ó Lord, thou art glorified.

Ezek. xxviii. 22. Thus saith the Lord God, behold I am against thee, O Zidon, and I will be glorified in the midst of thee. Ch. xxxix. 11. CCXLIII. Sanctifying God. Lev. x. 3. The Lord spake, saying, ' I will be sanctified in them that come nigh me, and before all the people I will be glorified.

Isa. v. 16. God that is holy shall be sanctified in righteousness. viii. 13. Sanctify the Lord of hosts himself, and let him be your fear, and let him be your dread.

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Isa. xxix. 23. They shall sanctify my name, and shall sanctify the holy one of Jacob.

Ezek. xx. 41. I will be sanctified in you before the heathen. Ch. xxxvi. 23.-xxviii. 25.-xxxix. 21.

1 Pet. iii. 15. Sanctify the Drd God in your hearts. See Ezek. xxviii. 22.-xxxviii. 16.

CCXLIV. Threats against those that sanctify not God. Numb. xx. 12. The Lord spake unto Moses and Aaron, because ye believed me not, to sanctify me in the eyes of the children of Israel, therefore ye shall not bring this congregation into the land which I have given them. Ch. xxvii. 14. Deut. xxxii. 51.

CHAP. XV.

CHARACTERS GOOD AND BAD, WITH PROMISES AND THREATS.

1. GODLINESS in heart and life. Ps. xxxii. 6. For this shall every godly one pray unto thee.

2 Cor. i. 12. Our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not by fleshly wisdom, but by the grace of God we have had our conversation in the world.

vii. 9. Ye were made sorry [for sin] after a godly manner. Ver. 10, 11.

xi. 2. Paul said, I am jealous over you with a godly jealousy. 1 Tim. ii. 2. Pray that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty.

Ver. 10. Good works become women professing godliness. iv. 7. Exercise thyself unto godliness.

iv. 11. O man of God, follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness, fight the good fight of faith.

Tit. ii. 12. Denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, live soberly, righteously and godly in the present world.

Heb. xii. 28. Let us serve God with reverence and godly fear. 2 Pet. i. 16. Add to patience, godliness, &c. Ver. 7.

iii. 11. What manner of persons ought ye to be in all holy conver sation and godliness?

II. Promises to the godly. Ps. iv. 3. The Lord hath set apart him that is godly for himself.

1 Tim. iv. 8. Godliness is profitable unto all things, having the promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come.

vi. 6. Godliness with contentment is great gain.

2 Pet. ii. 9. The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptations, and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be punished.

III. Means of godliness given. Ps. xii. 1. Help Lord, for the godly

man ceaseth.

Rom. xi. 26. Christ shall turn away ungodliness from Jacob. 1 Tim. iii. 16. The gospel contains the mystery of godliness.

1 Tim. vi. 3. Gospel contains the doctrine which is according to godliness.

Tit. i. 1. The truth [in the gospel] is according to godliness. IV. Godliness misrepresented. 1 Tim. vi. 3. Corrupt men suppose that gain is godliness.

2 Tim. iii. 5. Hypocrites have a form of godliness, but deny the power thereof.

V. The ungodly described by their practice. Ps. xviii. 4. Floods of ungodly men made me afraid.

Prov. xvi. 27. An ungodly man diggeth up

evil.

xix. 28. An ungodly witness scorneth judgment.

2 Tim. ii. 16. Vain babblings increase unto ungodliness.

Jude ver. 4. Ungodly men turn the grace of God into lascivious

ness.

Ver. 18. They walk after their own ungodly lusts.

VI. Threats against the ungodly. 2 Chron. xix. 2. Shouldest thou help the ungodly, and love them that hate the Lord? therefore is wrath upon thee from the Lord.

Ps. i. 1. Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly.

Ver. 4. The ungodly are like the chaff which the wind driveth

away.

Ver. 5. The ungodly shall not stand in judgment.
Ver. 6. The way of the ungodly shall perish.

iii. 7. Thou hast broken the teeth of the ungodly.
xliii. 1. Plead my cause against an ungodly nation.

Ixxiii. 12. The ungodly prosper in the world, they increase in riches.

Ver. 18. Thou didst set them in slippery places, thou castedst them down into destruction.

Rom. i. 18. The wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men.

1 Pet. iv. 18. If the righteous scarcely be saved, where shall the ungodly and the sinner appear?

2 Pet. ii. 5. God spared not the old world, bringing in the flood upon the world of the ungodly,

Ver. 6. And turning the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah into ashes, condemned them with an overthrow making them an example unto those that after should live ungodly.

iii. 7. The heavens and the earth which are now, are reserved unto fire against the day of judgment, and perdition of ungodly men.

Jude ver. 14, 15. Behold the Lord cometh, to execute judgment upon all, and to convince all that are ungodly, of all their ungodly deeds, which they have ungodly committed, and of all their hard speeches which ungodly sinners have spoken against him.

RIGHTEOUSNESS,

VII. Righteousness required. Deut. vi. 25. It shall be our righteousness if we observe to do all these commandments before the Lord our God, as he hath commanded us.

Dan. iv. 27. Break off thy sins by righteousness.

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