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· as the Showers upon the 11 So shall My WORD be that go.

eth forth out of my Mouth : it hall Grass.

not return unto me voID, but it Ihall ACCOMPLISH that which I please, and it shall PROSPER in the Thing whereto I sent it. 3 d Because I will PUB

.. d Pfal. 1xviii. 32 Sing onto God,

.ye Kingdoms of the Earth : O ling LISH the Name of the LORD:

LORD: PRAISES unto the LORD, ASCRIBE ye GREATNESS un- 33 To him that rideth upon the to our God.

HEAVEN OF HEAVENS, which were of old ; lo, he doch send out his

Voice, and that a MIGHTY VOICE. 34 ASCRIBE ye STRENGTH unto God : his EXCELLENCY is over Israel, and his STRENGTH is in the CLOUDS.

Psal. xcvi. 3 Declare his Glory among the Heathen, his WONDERS among all People.


s For all the Gods of the Nations are Idols : but the LORD MADE the HEAVENS.

6 HONOUR and MAJESTY are before him: STRENGTH and BEAUTY are in his SANCTUARY.

Psal. cxlv. 3 Great is the Lord, and GBEATLY to bÇ PRAISED ; and his GREATNESS is UNSEARCHABLE.

4 One Generation shall praise thy Works to another, and fall declase thy MIGHTY ACTS.

s I will speak of the glorious Honour of thy Majesty, and of thy wono DROUS Works.

6 And Men thall speak of the Might of thy TERRIBLE ACIS : and I will DECLARE thy GREATNESS.

11 They' fhall speak of the GLORY of thy KINGDOM, and talk of thy POWER

12 To make known to the Sons of Men his MIGHTY Acts, and the GlaBlous MAJESTY of his KINGDOM.


4. He is the Rock, his Psal. Ixii. s My Soul, want thou WORK IS PERFECT : for all

i only upon God: for my Expe&acion

1 is from him. his WAYS are JUDGMENT: 6 He only is my Rock and my a God of TRUTH, and with. SALVATION; he is my DEFENCE ; Í

fhall not be moved. out Iniquity, just and RIGHT

7 In God is my SALVATION and my is he.

GLORY : the Rock of my STRENGTH, 5 They have corrupted and my REFUGE is in God. themselves, their Spot is not in RIGHTEOUSNESS."

Isa. *xxij. 1 A KING shall REIGN the Spot of his Children: they2 and a Man fhall be as an are a perverse and crooked HIDING-PLACE from the Wind, and a

COVERT from the TEMPEST : as Rio Generation.

VERS of Water in a DRY PLACE, as 6 Do ye thus requite the the Shadow of a GREAT Rock in a LORD, O foolish People and WEARY LAND.

Ija. xxvi. ; Thou wilt keep him unwise? is not he thy Father in PERFECT. PEACE, whose MIND is that hath bought thee? hath


he not made thee, and esta- SŤAYED on thee : because he TRUSTblished thee?

ETH in thee,

. 4 TRUST ye in the LORD for ÉVER: 7. Remember the Days of for in the LORD JEHOVAH is old, consider the Years of EVERLASTING STRENGTH, many Generations : ask thy Father, and he will shew thee, thy Elders, and they will tell thee." 8 When the most High 'e

Aas xvii. 24 God that made the divided to the Nations their world, and all Things therein, feeInheritance, when he SEPA- ing that he is Lord of Heaven and

Adam Earth, dwelleth not in Temples made RATED the Sons of Adam,

me with Hands : he set the Bounds of the Peo- 25 Neither is worshipped with ple according to the Number Mens Hands, as though he neeDED

any thing, seeing he giveth to all of the Children of Israel.

Life, and Breath, and all Things; 9 For the Lord's Portion 26 And hath made of one Biood is his People: Tacob is the all Nations of Men, for to dwell on

all the Face of the Earth, and hath Lot of his Inheritance.

DETERMINED the Times before aps pointed, and the Bounds of their HABITATION :

27 That they should seek the Lord, if haply they might feel after him, and find him, though he be not far from every one of us : 28 For in him we liye, and MOVE, and have our BEING. Jos He found him in a & Jer. ii. 2 Go, and cry in the

* Ears of Jerusalem, saying, Thus faith deiert Land, and in the waile the LORD, I remember thee, the Kindhowling Wilderness : he led ness of thy Youth, the Love of thine him about, he instructed him, ESPOUSALS, when thou wenteft after

me in the Wilderness, in a Land that he kept him as the Apple of was not fown. . his Eye.

u As an Eagle stirreth b Psal. xci. 2 I will say of the up her Neft. Auttereth over LORD, He is my REFUGE and my

FORTRESS : my God, in him will I her Young, SPREADETH 2- TRUST. broad her Wings, taketh 4. He shall cover thee with his them, beareth them on her

Feathers, and under his WINGS shalt

thou TRUST : his TRUTH shall be thy Wings.

SHIELD and BUCKLER. 12 So the Lord alone did s Thou Malt not be afraid for lead him, and there was no

the Terror by Night : nor for the

Arrow that Aieth by Day: ftrange God with him.

6 Nor for the Pestilence that walk13 He made him ride on eth in Darkness : nor for the De..

ftru&ion that wasteth at Noon-day. the high Places of the Earth,

7 A Thousand shall fall at thy that he might eat the Increase side, and Ten thousand at thy Right of the Fields.

Hand : but it Thall not come nigh 15 But Jeshurun waxed Ś Only with thine Eyes shalt thou fat, and kicked : thou art behold, and see the REWARD of the waxen fat, thou art grown WICKED. thick, thou art covered with 9 becaule thou hast made the LORD



Fatness; then he forsook which is my REFUGE, even the MOST God which made him, and HIG which made him and HIGH, thy Habitation:

. 10 There shall no EVIL BEFAL thee, lightly esteemed the Rock of neither shall any PLAGUE come nigh his Salvation.

thy Dwelling.

Matth. xxiii. 37 o JERUSALEM, Je 16 They provoked him to RUSALEM, thou that killeft the ProTealousy with strange Gods, phers, and stoneft them which are with Abominations provoked sent unto thee, how often would I

have GATHERED thy Children togethey him to Anger.

ther, even as a Hen gathereth her Chickens under her WINGS, and ye would not 17 i They SACRIFICED 'I Cor. X. 20 The Things which

con. the GENTILES sacrifice, they sacar unto Devils, NOT to God;'!

FICE to Devils, and not to God. to Gods whom they knew not, to new Gods that camę newly up, whom your Fathers feared not.

18 Of the Rock that begat thee thou art unmindful, and hast forgotten God that formed thee.

19 And when the LORD saw it, he abhorred them, because of the provoking of his Sons, and of his Daughters.

20 And he said, I will hide my Face from them, I will see what their End shall be : for they are a very froward Generation, Children in whom is no Faith.

21 They have MOVED * Rom. X. 19 Mofes faith, I will me to JEALOUSY with that PROVOKE you to JEALOUSY by them which is not God, they have which is not on they have that are no People, and by a foolid

Nation I will ANGER you. PROVOKED me to ANGER with their VANITIÉS : and I will move them to JEALOUSY with those which are not a People, I will provoke them to Anger with a foolish Nation. .

22 For a Fire is kindled in my Anger, and shall burn unto the lowest Hell, and shall consume the Earth with her Increase, and set on fire the Foundations of the Mountains.

23 I will heap Mischiefs upon them, I will spend mine Arrows upon them. : 24 They shall be burnt with Hunger, and devoured with burning Heat, and with bitter Destruction : I will also send the Teeth of Beasts upon them, with the Poison of Serpents of the Dust.

25 The Sword without, and Terror within shall destroy both the young Man and the Virgin, the Suckling also with the Man of gray Hairs.

26 I said, I would scatter them into Corners, I would make the Remembrance of them to cease from among Men:

27 Were

27 Were it not that I feared the Wrath of the Enemy, left their Adversaries should behave themselves strangely, and left they should say, Our Hand is high, and the LORD hath not done all this.

28 For they are a Nation void of Counsel, neither is there any Understanding in them. "

29 1 ' that they were Ecclef. xi. 8 If a Man live many WISE, that they understood Years, and rejoyce in them all ; yer this, that they would CONSI- let him remember the Days of

DARKNESS, for they thall be many. DER their LATTER END! All that cometh is VANITY.

30 How should one chase 9 Rejoyce, O YOUNG MAN, in thy a Thousand, and two put

Yours, and let thy Heart cheer thee

per in the Days of thy Youth, and walk Ten thousand to flight, ex- in the ways of thy Heart, and in the cept their Rock had sold Sight of thine Eyes : but know thou,

i hod that for all THESE THINGS God will them, and the LORD had

10u bring thee into JUDGMENT. shut them up.

Psal. xxxix. 4 LORD, make me to 31 For their Rock is not know mine End, and the MEASURE

ne of my Days, what it is ; that I may as our Rock, even our Ene- know how FRAIL I am. mies themselves being Judas Behold, thou haft made my ges.

Days as 'an HAND-BREADTH, and mine

Age is as NOTHING before thee : ve32 For their V ine is of the rily every Man at his BEST STATE is Vine of Sodom, and of the aliogether VANITY, Fields of Gomorrah : their . Psal. lxxxi. 13 O that my People

had HEARKNED unto me, and Israel Grapes are Grapes of Gall, had WALKED in my Ways! their Clusters are bitter.

33 Their Wine is the Poison of Dragons, and the cruel Venom of Afps.

34 Is not this laid up in Store with me, and sealed up among my Treasures ?

35 To me belongeth Vengeance and Recompence, their Foot shall slide in due time : for the Day of their Calamity is at hand, and the Things that shall come upon them make hafte.

36 For the LORD shall judge his People, and repent hima self for his Servants; when he seeth that their Power is gone, and there is none shut up, or left.

37 And he shall say, Where are their Gods, their Rock in whom they trusted ?

38 Let them rise up and help you, and be your Prote ation.

39 See now that I, even I am ke, and there is no God with me : I kill, and I make alive ; I wound, and I heal : neither is there any that can deliver out of my Hand.

people. na Mores ca

40 For I lift up my Hand to Heaven, and say, I live for ever.

41 If I whet my glittering Sword, and mine Hand take hold on Judgment; I will render Vengeance to mine Enemies, and will reward them that hate me.

42 I will make minė Arrows drunk with Blood (and my Sword shall devour Flesh) and that with the Blood of the Slain, and of the Captives, from the Beginning of Revenges upon the Enemy. 42 m RejoYCE, O ve Na- m Rom. xv. 8 Jesus CHRIST was a

Minister of the Circumcision for the tions, with his People : for:

vi Truch of God, to CONFIRM the PROhe will avenge the Blood of MISES made unto the Fathers: his Servants, and will render 9 And that the GENTILES might

GLORIFY God for his MERCY; as it is Vengeance to his Adver

1 written, For this Cause I will confess saries, and will be merciful to thee among the Gentiles and SING unto his Land, and to his unto thy NAME.

10 And again he faith, REJOYCE People.

ye GENTILES with his PEOPLE. 44 And Moses came and il And again, PRAISE the Lord fpake all the Words of this all ye GENTILES, and Laun him all

ye People. Song in the Ears of the People, he and Hofhea.

45 And Moses made an end of speaking all these Words to all Israel :

46 And he faid unto them, Set your HEARTS unto all the Words which I testify among you this Day; which ye shall command your CHILDREN to observe to do, all the Words of this Law.

:47 For it is not a vain Thing for you : because it is · your LIFE ; and through this Thing ye shall prolong your Days in the Land whither ye go over Jordan to possess it.

48 And the LORD spake unto Mofes that self-fame Day, saying,

49 Get thee up into this Mountain Abarim, unto Mount Nebo, which is in the Land of Moab, that is over against

Jericho ; and behold, the Land of Canaan, which I give . unto the Children of Israel for a Possession.

· 50 And die in the Mount whither thou goest up, and be gathered unto thy People ; as Aaron thy Brother died in Mount Hor, and was gathered unto his People :

si Because ye trespafled against me among the Children of Israel, at the Waters of Meribah Kadesh, in the Wilderness of Zin ; because ye sanctified me not in the midit of the Children of Israel,

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