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GENESIS XI. 8.-So the Lord scattered them abroad from
thence upon the face of all the earth.
The hopeless state of the heathen.
PSALM IX. 17--The wicked shall be turned into hell, and
all the nations that forget God.
Romans XI. 15.-For if the casting away of them be the
reconciling of the world, what shall the receiving of them
The parental government of a family.
GENESIS XVIII. 19.- know him, that he will command
his children, and his household after him, and they shall
keep the way of the Lord, to do justice and judgment; that
the Lord may bring upon Abraham that which he hath spok-
en of bim.
The reason annexed to the second commandment.
Exodus xx. 5, 6.–For I the Lord thy God am a jealous
God, visiting the iniquity of the father's upon the children
unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me ;
and shewing mercy unto thousands of them that love me,
A public profession of religion.
ISAIAH XLIV. 5.-One shall say, I am the Lord's ; and an-
other shall call himselt by the name of Jacob; and another
shall subscribe with his hand unto the Lord, and surname
Saints desire to see the beauty of the Lord.
Psalm xxvii. 4.--One thing have I desired of the Lord,
that will I seek after, that I may dwell in the house of
the Lord all the days of my lite, to behold the beauty of
the Lord, and to inquire in his temple.
Nature and effects of walking with God.
Genesis v. 24.- And Enoch walked with God, and he was
Genesis xxii. 2.- And he said, Take now thy son, thine
only son Isaac, whom thou lovest, and get thee into the land
of Moriah : and offer him there for a burnt offering upon
one of the mountains, which I will teli thee of.
Exonus XXXII. 32.-Yet now, if thou wilt, forgive their
sin: and if not, blot me, I pray thee, out of thy book, which
The deceitfulness of the human heart.
JEREMIAH xvi. 9.--The heart is deceitful above all things
and desperately wicked; who can know it ?
God knows the hearts of sinners.
1. John 11. 20.-For if our heart condemn us, God is great-
er than our heart, and knoweth all things.
The holiness of God binds men to be holy.
1. PETER 1. 16.--Because it is written, Be ye holy; for I
Sinners vainly attempt to dissolve their obligations.
Psalm 11. 3.–Let us break their bands asunder; and cast
Giving the heart to God a reasonable duty.
PROVERBS XXIII. 26--My son, give me thine heart.
The tendency of the gospel to enlarge the heart.
II. CORINTHIANS vi. 11.--Our beart is enlarged.
Psalm LXXXVI. 11.--Unite my heart to fear thy name. - 396
The crucified Malefactors.
LUKE XXIII. 39, 43.-- And one of the malefactors, which
save thyself and us. But the other answering, rebuked him
VI. saying, Dost not thou fear God, seeing thou art in the same condemnation ? And we indeed, justly; for we receive the due reward of our deeds! but this man hath done nothing amiss. And he said unto Jesus, Lord, remember me when thou comest into
And Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, to-day shalt thou be with me in paradise.