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ingy, desiringz, fearing of him a; believing him b; trustingc, hoping d, delighting e, rejoicing in himf; being zealous for himg; calling upon him; giving all praise and thanks h, and yielding all obedience and submission to him with the whole mani; being careful in all things to please himk, and sorrowful when in any thing he is offended l; and walking humbly with himm.

Q. 105. What are the fins forbidden in the first commandment?

A. The And they said, We are witnesses. turned my wrath away from the

, Deut. vi. 5. And thou shalt love children of Israel (while he way the Lord thy God with all thine zealous for my fake among them) heart, and with all thy soul, and that I consumed not the children of with all thy might.

Israel in my jealousy. 2 Pfal. lxxiii. 25. Whom have I b Phil, iv. 6. Be careful for noa in heaven but thee? and there is thing: but in every thing by prayer none upon earth that I desire besides and fupplication with thanksgiving, thee.

let your requests be made known un« Ifa. viii. 13. Sanctify the Lord to God. of hosts himself, and let him be your i Jer. vii. 23. But this thing comfear, and let him be your dread. manded I them, saying, Obey my

) Exod. xiv. 31. And Ifrael faw voice, and I will be your God, and that great work which the Lord did ye shall be my people: and walk ye upon the Egyptians: and the people in all the ways that I have comfeared the Lord, and believed the manded you, that it may be well unLord, and his servant Mofes. to you. Jam. iv. 7. Submit your

· Ifa. xxvi. 4. Trust ye in the selvęs therefore to God; resist the Lord for ever: for in the Lord Je- devil, and he will fee from you. hovah is everlasting strength. k i John iii. 22. And whatsoever

. Pfal. cxxx. 7. Let Israel hope in we ask, we receive of him, because the Lord: for with the Lord there we keep his commandments, and do is mercy, and with him is plenteous those things that are pleasing in his redemption.

sight. e Psal. xxxvii. 5. Delight thyself 7 Jer. xxxi. 18. I have surely heard also in the Lord, and he shall give Ephraim bemoaning himself thus, thee the desires of thine heart. Thou hast chastifed me, and I was

f Pfal. xxxii. 11. Be glad in the challised, as a bullock unaccustomLord, and rejoice ye righteous: and ed to the yoke: turn thou me, and fhout for joy all ye that are upright I shall be turned; for thou art the in heart.

Lord my God. Pfal.cxix. 136. Ri& Rom. xii. 11. Not Nothful in vers of waters run down mine eyes: business; fervent in spirit; serving because they keep not thy law. the Lord. Compared with Num. m Mic.vi. 8.He hath shewed thec, IXV, 11. Phineas the son of Eleazar, Oman, what is good; and what doth the fon of Aaron the priest, hath the Lord require of thee, but to do

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A. The fins forbidden in the first commandment are, atheism in denying, or not having a God n; idolatry, in having or worshipping more gods than One, or any with or instead of the true Godo; the not having and avouching him for God, and our God p; the omission or neglect of any thing due to him, required in this commandmentq; ignorancer, forgetfulnesss, misapprehensionst, false opini

Ons, juftly, and to love mercy, and to thy sacrifices. I have not caused thee walki humbly with thy God? to serve with an offering, nor wea

105. * Psal. xiv. 1. The fool hath ried thee with incenie: v.24. Thou said in his heart, there is no God: halt bought me no sweet cane with they are corrupt, they have done a money, neither halt thou fiiled me bominable works, there is none that with the fat of thy facrifices: but doth good. Eph. ii. 12. That at that thou halt made me to serve with thy time ye were without Christ, being fins, thou hast wearied me with thine aliens from the common-wealth of iniquities. Ifrael, and strangers from the cove Jer. iv, 22. For my people is nants of promile, having no hope, foolish, they have not known me, and without God in the world. they are sottish children, and they

• Jer. ii. 27. Saying to a stock, bave none understanding: they are Thou art my father; and to a stone, wise to do evil, but to do good they Thou haft brought me forth: for have no knowledge. Holea iv. 1. they have turned their faces: but in Hear the word of the Lord, ye chilthe time of their trouble they will dren of Ifrael; for the Lord hath'a fay, Arise, and save us. v. 28. But controversy with the inhabitants of where are thy gods that thou hast the land, because there is no truth, made thee? let them arise if they nor mercy, nor knowledge of God can save thee in the time of thy in the land. v.6. My people are detrouble: for according to the num- ftroyed for lack of knowledge: beber of thy cities, are thy gods, O Ju. cause thou hast rejected knowledge, dah. Compared with i Theff. i. 9. I also will reject thee, that thou fhalt For they themselves thew of us, what be no prieit to me: seeing thou hast manner of entering in we had unto forgotten the law of thy God, I will you, and how ye returned to God also forget thy children. from idols, to serve the living and Jer, ii. 32. Can a maid forget true God.

her ornaments, or a bride her atp Pfal. Ixxxi. 11. But my people tire? yet my people have forgotten would not hearken to my voice: and me days without number. Ifrael would none of me.

* A&s xvii. 23. For as I passed by, 9 Isa. xliii. 22. But thou hast not and beheld your devotions, I found called upon me, O Jacob, but thou an altar with this infcription, TO haft been weary of me, O Israel. v. THE UNKNOWN GOD. Whom there23. Thou hast not brought me the fore ye ignorantly worship, him definall cattle of thy burnt-offerings, clare I unto you. v. 29. For as much peither halt thou honoured me with thith as we are the offspring of God,

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ons v, unworthy and wicked thoughts of him w; bold and curious searching into his secrets x; all profanenessy, hatred of God z; self-love a, self seeking b, and all other inordinate and immoderate setting of our mind, will or affections upon other things, and taking them off from him in whole or in parıc; vain credulity d, unbeliefe, herefyf, misbeliefg, dis

trust we ought not to think that the Gods in the world, if any man love the head is like unto gold, or silver, or world, the love of the Father is not Stoas graven by art and man's de- in him. v. 16. For all that is in the Tice.

world, the lust of the Aesh, and the vlia. xl. 18. To whom then will luft of the eyes, and the pride of life, ye liken God? or what likeness will is not of the Father, but is of the ye compare unto him?,

world. 1 Sam. ii. 29. Wherefore w Pfal. 1. 21. These things hast kick ye at my facrifice, and at mine thou done, and I kept filence: thou offering which I have commanded thoughteit that I was altogether in my habitation, and honourest thy fuch an one as thyself: but I will fons above me, to make yourselves reprove thee, and set them in order fat with the chiefest of all the offer. before thine eyes.

ings of Ifrael my people ? Col. ii. 2.' * Deut. xxix. 29. The secret Set your affection on things above, things belong unto the Lord our not on things on the earth. v. 5. God: but those things which are Mortify therefore your members revealed belong unto us, and to our which are upon the earth, fornicachildren for ever, that we may do tion, uncleanness, inordinate affecall the words of this law.

tion, evil concupifcence, and cove, Tit. i. 16. They profess that tousness, which is idolatry. they know God; but in works they di John iv. I. Beloved, believa deny him, being abo.ninable, and not every fpirit, but try the spirits disobedient, and unto every good whether they are of God: because work reprobate. Heb. xii, 16. Lelt many false prophets are gone out there be any fornicator, or profane into the world. person, as Efau, who for one more Heb. iii. 12. Take heed, brefel of meat fold his birth-right. thren, lest there be in any of you an

z Rom. i. 30. Backbiters, haters evil heart of unbelief, in departing of God, despiteful,proud, boasters,- from the living God.

# 2 Tim, ii, 2. For men shall be fGal.v.20. Idolatry, witchcraft, lovers of their own felves, cove- hatred, variance,emulations, wrath, tous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, strife, feditions, heresies. Tit.iii. 10. disobedient to parents, unthankful, A man that is an heretic, after the unholy.

first and second admonition, reject. b Phil, ii. 21. For all seek their & Acts xxvi. 9. I verily thought own, not the things which are Je with myself, that I ought to do inasus Christ's.

ny things contrary to the name of ci John ii. 15. Love not the Jefus of Nazareth. world, neither the things that are

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trusth, despairi; incorrigiblenessk, and insensibleness under judgments/, hardness of heart m, priden, presumption o, carnal securityp, tempting of God q; using unlawful meansr, and trusting in lawful meanss; carnal delights and joyst; corrupt, blind, and indiscreet zealv; lukewarmnessw, and

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Pfal.vii. 7. Because they believ- he do evil. ed not in God, and trusted not in his 9 Mat. iv. 7. Jesus faith unto him, falvation.

It is written again, Thou shalt not i Gen. iv. 13. And Cain said un tempt the Lord thy God. to the Lord, My punishmentis great Rom. ïïi. 8. And not rather, as er than I can bear.

we be sanderously reported, and as k Jer. v. 3. O Lord, are not thinc fome affirm that we say, Let us do cyes upon the truth? thou hast ftrick- evil, that good may come? whose cn them, but they have not grieved; damnation is just. thou hast consumed them, but they S Jer.xvii.5. Thus faith the Lord, have refused to receive correction; Cursed be the man that trusteth in they have made their faces harder man, and maketh flesh his arm, and than a rock, they have refused to re- whose heart departeth from the turn.

Lord, 1 Ifa. xlii. 25. Therefore he hath 1 2 Tim. iii. 4. Traitors, heady, poured upon him the fury of his an- high-minded, lovers of pleasure ger, and the strength of battle; and more than lovers of God. it hath fet him on fire round about, v Gal. iv. 19. They zealously yet he knew not: and it burned him, affect you, but not well; yea, they yet he laid it not to heart.

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that m Rom. ii. 5. But after thy hard. affect them. John xvi. 2. They shall ness and impenitent heart, treasurest put you out of the synagogues: yea, up unto thyfelf wrath against the the time cometh, that whosoever day of wrath, and revelation of the killeth you, will think that he doth righteous judgment of God. God service. Rom. x, 2. For I bear

Jer. xiii. 15. Hear ye, and give them record, that they have a zeal ear, be not proud; for the Lord hath of God, but not according to knowspoken.

ledge. Luke ix. 54. And when his . Pfal. xix. 13. Keep back thy fer- disciples James and John saw this, vant alfo from presumptuous fins, they faid, Lord, wilt thou that we let them not have dominion over command fire to come down from me: then thall I be upright, and heaven, and consume them, even shall be innocent from the great as Elias did? v.55. But he turned, tranfgreflion.

and rebuked them, and said, Ye p Zeph. i. 12. And it shall come know not what manner of spirit ye to pass at that time, that I will search

are of. Jerusalem with candles, and punish w Rev. ii. 16. So then, because the men that are settled on their thou art lukewarm, and neither cold lees, that say in their heart, The nór hot, I will fpue thee out of niy Lord will not do good, aeither will mouth,

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deadness in the things of God x; estranging ourselves, and apostarizing from Gody; praying, or giving any religious worship, to faints, angels, or any other creatures z; all compacts and consulting with the devil a, and hearkening to his

sug* Rev. ii. 1. And unto the angel not: I am thy fellow-fervant, and of the church in Sardis, write, of thy brethren that have the teitiThese things faith he that hath the mony of Jesus; worship God: for seven spirits of God, and the seven the testimony of Jesus is the spirit stars; I know thy works, that thou of prophecy. Mat, iv. 10. Then hait a name that thou livelt, and said Jesus unto him, Get thee hence, art dead.

Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt , Ezek. xiv. 5. That I may take worship the Lord thy God, and him the house of Irael in their own only shalt thou serve, Col. ii. 18. heart, because they are all estrang. Let no man beguile you of your re. ed from me through their idols. Ifa. ward, in a voluntary humility, and i. 4. Ah sinful nation, a people laden worshipping of angels, intruding with iniquity, a feed of evil doers, into those things which lie hath not children that are corrupters, they feen, vainly puft up by his fleshly have forsaken the Lord, they have mind. Rom. i. 25. Who changed provoked the holy One of Israel un- the truth of God into a lie, and to anger, they are gone away back- worshipped and served the creature ward. v. 5. Why should ye be strick- more than the Creator, who is blesen any more? ye will revolt more fed for ever. Amen. and more: the whole head is sick, a Lev. xx. 5. And the soul that and the whole heart faint.

turneth after luch as have familiar z Rom. x. 13. For whosoever shall spirits, and after wizards, to go a call upon the name of the Lord, whoring after them, I will even fet thall be faved. v. 14. How then my face against that foul, and will shall they call on him in whom they cut him off from among

his people. have not believed? and how shall i Sam. xxviii. 7. Then said Saul they believe in him of whom they unto his servants, Seek me a wohave not heard ? and how shall they man that hath a fainiliar {pirit, that hear without a preacher? Hof. iv. I may go to lier, and enquire of 12. My people ask counsel at their her. And his servants said to him, Rocks, and their staff declareth un. Behold, there is a woman that hath to them: for the spirit of whoredoms a familiar spirit at En-dor, v. 11. hath caused them to err, and they Then said the woman, Whom shall have gone a whoring from under I bring up unto thee? and he said, their God. Afts x. 25. And as Pe- 'bring me up Samuel, Compared ter was coming in, Cornelius met with 1 Chronicles x. 13. So Saul him, and fell down at his feet, and died for his transgression which he worshipped him. v. 26. But Peter committed againit the Lord, even took him up, saying, stand up; I against the word of the Lord which myfelf also am a man. Rev. xix. 10. he kept not, and also for asking And I fell at his feet to worship him: counsel of one that had a familiar and he said unto me, See thou do it fpirit, to enquire of it; v. 14. And

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