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CHAP. I.

CONCERNING THE BEING AND ATTRIBUTES OF GOD.

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HAT there is a God, asserted, and proved by his works. Exod. iii. 14. The Lord said to Moses, I AM that I AM.

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Ps. ix. 16. The Lord is known by the judgments he exe

xix. 1. The heavens declare the glory of God, and the earth sheweth his handy-work.

Ver. 2. Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night sheweth knowledge. Job xii. 7, 8, 9.

Iviii. 11. Verily he is a God that judgeth in the earth.

c. 3. The Lord he is God, he made us.

2 Cor. i. 21. He that anointed us is God.

Heb. iii. 4. He that built all things is God. Rom. i. 20,

II. God is perfect. Matt. v. 48. Your Father in heaven is perfect.

1 John i. 5. God is light and in him is no darkness at all. III. God is one. Deut. vi. 4. Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God is one Lord.

1 Cor. viii. 4. There is none other God, but one. Mark xii. 29. Ver. 6. To us there is but one God. Gal. iii. 20. God is one. Eph. iv. 6. One God and Father of all. Matt. xxiii. 9. John viii. 41. 1 Tim. ii. 5. There is one God and one Mediator. Jam. ii. 19. Thou believest there is one God, thou doest well. IV. He is God and Lord, alone. 2 Kings xix. 15. Thou art God alone. Ps. lxxxvi. 10. Isa. xxxvii. 16, 20.

Neh. ix. 6. Thou art Lord alone. Ps. xxxiii. 18. Whose name alone is Jehovah.

V. None else. Deut. iv. 35. The Lord he is God, there is none else. Isa. xiv. 5, 6, 14, 18, 22.-xlvi. 9.

VI. None besides him. 2 Sam. vii. 22. Neither is there any God besides thee.

xxii. 32. Who is God save the Lord? 2 Kings v. 15.

Isa. xliv. 6, 8. Beside me there is no God, I know not any. Ch. xlv. 5, 14, 21.

Hos. xiii. 4. Thou shalt know no God but me. Exod. xx. 3.

VII. None with him. Deut. xxxii. 39. I am God, there is no God with me.

VIII. None before him. Isa xliii. 10. Before me there was no God formed.

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IX. None like him. Exod. viii. 10. There is none like unto the Lord our God.

xv. 11. Who is like unto thee, O Lord, amongst the gods, who is like unto thee, glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, doing wonders. Ps. xxxv. 10. Mic. vii. 18.

1 Kings viii. 23. O Lord God of Israel, there is no God like thee, in heaven above, or on earth beneath, who keepest covenant and mercy with thy servants that walk before thee with all their heart. Exod. ix. 14. Deut. xxxiii. 26. 2 Sam. vii. 22. 1 Chron. xvii. 10. Ps. lxxxvi. 8. Isa. xlvi. 9. Jer. x. 6, 7, 10.

X. None to be compared unto him. Ps. lxxxix. 6. Who in heaven can be compared unto the Lord?

XI. No likeness of God among the creatures. Isa. xl. 18. What likeness will ye compare to him. Ch. xlvi. 5. Deut. iv. 12.

Acts xvii. 29. We ought not to think that the God-head is like to gold, or silver, or stone, graven by art and man's device.

XII. The living God. Dan. iv. 34. He liveth for ever and ever, his dominion is an everlasting dominion, and his kingdom from generation to generation.

vi. 26. He is the living God, and stedfast for ever. Acts xiv. 15. 1 Thess. i. 9. Heb. ix. 14.-x. 31.

XIII. He is the true God. Jer. x. 10. The Lord is the true God, he is the living God, and an everlasting King.

Ver. 11. The gods that have not made the heavens and the earth, shall perish from the earth, and from under the heavens. See John xvii. 3. 1 Thess. i. 9. 1 John v. 20.

XIV. God is a Spirit. John iv. 24. God is a Spirit, and they that worship him, must worship him in spirit and in truth. 2 Cor. iii. 17. XV. God is invisible. Exod. xxxiii. 20. There shall no man see my face and live.

John i. 18. No man hath seen God at any time. 1 John iv. 12. v. 37. Ye have neither heard his voice nor seen his shape. Rom. i. 20. The invisible things of God, are his eternal power and God-head.

Col. i. 15. Christ is the image of the invisible God.

Heb. xi. 27. Moses endured as seeing him who is invisible.

1 Tim. vi. 16. God whom no man hath seen or can see. Ch. i. 17. Job ix. 11.

Other expressions to the same purpose. Isa. xlv. 15. Verily thou art a God that hideth thyself.

2 Sam. xxii. 12. He made darkness pavillions round about him, dark waters and thick clouds of the skies. Ps. xviii. 11. 1 Kings viii. 12. 2 Chron. vi. 1.

Ps. xcvii. 2. Clouds and darkness are round about him.

lxxvii. 19. Thy way is in the sea, and thy foot-steps not known. Nah. i. 3. The Lord hath his way in the whirl-wind, and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.

XVI. God is unsearchable. Job. xi. 7. Canst thou by searching find out God? Canst thou find out the Almighty unto perfection. Ver. 8. 9. Ps. cxlv. 3. His greatness is unsearchable.

Job xxxvii. 23. Touching the Almighty, we cannot find him out.

Job v. 9. He doth great things, and unsearchable, and marvellous things without number. Ch. ix. 10.

Eccl. iii. 11. No man can find out the work that God maketh from the beginning to the end.

Rom. xi. 33. How unsearchable are his judgments and his ways past finding out.

Ps. xxxvi. 6. Thy judgments are a great deep.

Job xxvi. 14. How little a portion is heard of him, the thunder of his power who can understand?

XVII. God is eternal. Isa. lvii. 15. The high and lofty one that inhabiteth eternity.

1 Tim. i. 17. To the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only wise God, be honour and glory for ever and ever.

Şee Deut. xxxiii. 27. The eternal God. Rom. i. 20. Eternal Godhead. 2 Cor. iv. 8. Things not seen are eternal.

XVIII. Everlasting. Isa. xl. 28. The everlasting God, the Lord, the Creator of the ends of the earth, fainteth not, neither is weary, there is no searching of his understanding. Ch. Ixiii. 16. Thy name is from everlasting.

Ps. xc. 2. From everlasting to everlasting, thou art God.

xciii. 2. Thy throne is of old, and thou art from everlasting. Hab. i. 12.

Ps. cxliii. 13. Thy kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and thy dominion endureth through all generations.

Jer. x. 10. He is an everlasting King. Dan. iv. 3. His kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and his dominion is from generation to generation. Ch. vii. 27. Lam. v. 19. 2 Pet. i. 11,

XIX. For ever. Ps. ix. 7. The Lord shall endure for ever.

xc. 4. A thousand years are in thy sight but as yesterday, when it is past, and as a watch in the night. 2 Pet. iii. 8.

cii. 12. Thou, O Lord, shalt endure for ever, and thy remembrance unto all generations.

Ver. 24. Thy years are throughout all generations.

Ver. 27. Thou art the same, and thy years shall have no end. Ver. 25, 26. Job x. 5.-xxxvi. 26.

cxxxv. 3. Thy name, O Lord, endureth for ever, and thy memorial throughout all generations.

Lam. v. 19. Thou, O Lord, remainest for ever, thy throne is from generation to generation.

Ps. civ. 31. The glory of the Lord shall endure for ever.

XX. First and last. Isa, xliv. 6. Thus saith the Lord, the King of Israel, and his Redeemer, the Lord of Hosts, I am the first and I am the last, and besides me there is no God. Ch. xli. 4.-xlviii. 12.

Rev. i. 8. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty. Ver. 4, 17.

XXI. Immortal. 1 Tim. i. 17. The King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only wise God.

vi. 16. Who only hath immortality, dwelling in light, which no man can approach unto, whom no man hath seen or can see, to whom be honour and power everlasting. Amen.

XXII. Incorruptible. Rom. i. 23. The incorruptible God.

XXIII, Blessed. Ps. cxix. 12. Blessed art thou, O Lord, teach me

thy statutes.

Rom. i. 25. The Creator is blessed for evermore. 1 Tim. i. 11. The blessed God.

1 Tim. vi. 15. The blessed and only potentate, the King of kings, and Lord of lords.

XXIV. Unchangeable. Mal. iii. 6. I am the Lord, I change not. Jamesį. 17. With whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning.

Numb. xxiii. 19. God is not a man that he should lie, neither the son of man that he should repent.

XXV. Present every where. 1 Kings viii. 27. Behold the heaven and the heaven of heavens, cannot contain thee.

Ps. cxxxix. 3. Thou compassest my path, and my lying down. Ver. 7. Whither shall I go from thy Spirit, or whither shall I flee from thy presence?

Ver. 8. If I ascend up into heaven, thou art there; if I make my bed in hell, behold thou art there.

Ver. 9. If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea,

Ver. 10. Even there shall thy hand lead me, and thy right hand shall hold me.

Jer. xxiii. 23. Am I a God at hand, saith the Lord, and not a God afar off.

Ver. 24. Do not I fill heaven and earth, saith the Lord.
Eph. i. 23. He filleth all in all.

GOD'S GREATNESS.

XXVI. God's Greatness. Deut. x. 17. The Lord your God, is God of gods, and Lord of lords, a great God, a mighty and a terrible, which regardeth not persons nor taketh reward.

xxxii. 3. Ascribe ye greatness to our God.

2 Sam. vii. 22. Thou art great, O Lord, and there is none like thee. 1 Kings viii. 42. They shall hear of thy great name, and of thy strong hand. 2 Chron. vi. 12.

1 Chron. xvi. 25. Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised, he also is to be feared above all gods. 2 Chron. ii. 5. Exod. xviii. 11. xvii. 21. Thou didst make thyself a name of greatness and terribleness. Deut. v. 24.

xxix. 11. Thine, O Lord, is the greatness, and the power, and the glory.

Neh. ix. 32. The great, the mighty and the terrible God, that keepeth covenant and mercy. Ch. iv. 14.

Job xxxiii. 12. God is greater than man. John x. 29. Greater than all. 1 John iii. 20. Greater than our heart. Ch. iv. 4. Greater than he that is in the world.

xxxvi. 26. God is great, and we know him not.

Ps. lxxvii. 13. Who is so great a God as our God. Tit. ii. 13. Rev. xix. 17.

lxxxvi. 10. Thou art great, and doest wondrous things,

xcv. 3. The Lord is a great God, and a great King above all gods, Ps. cxxxv. 5.

xcix. 2. The Lord is great in Zion, and he is high above all people.

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