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patient bearing of the hand of God k, quietness of mind I, chearfulness' of spirit m; a sober use of meat n, drink 0,, physick p, sleep q, labourr, and recreationsf: by charitable

thoughts, vith God this day. So the people they that wait upon the Lord, they rescued Jonathan, that he died not. Thall inherit the earth. v. 10. For

k Jam. v.7. Be patient therefore, yet a little while and the wicked shall brethren, unto the coming of the not be: yea, thou shalt diligently Lord. Behold, the husbandman consider his place, and it shall not waiteth for the precious fruit of the be. v.11. But the meek shall inherit carth, and hath long patience for the earth: and shall delight themit, until he receive the carly and lat- felves in the abundance of peace. ter rain. v. 8. Be ye alto patient; m Prov. xvii. 22. A merry heart stablish your hearts: for the coming doth good like a medicine: but a of the Lord draweth nigh. v. 9. broken spirit drieth the bones. Grudge not one against another, * Prov. xxv. 16. Hast thou found brethren, left ye be condemned: be- honey? eat so much as is sufficient hold, the judge standeth before the for thee; left thou be filled theredoor. v. 10. Take, my brethren, with, and vomit it. v. 27. It is not the prophets who have spoken in the good to eat much honey:name of the Lord, for an example 01 Tim. v. 23. Drink no longer of suffering amiction, and of pati- water, but use a little wine for thy ence, v. 11. Behold, we count them ftomach's fake, and thine often inhappy who endure. Ye have heard firmities. of the patience of Job, and have P Isa. xxxviii, 21. For Isaiah had seen the end of the Lord; that the faid, Let them take a lump of figs, Lord is very pitiful and of tender and lay it for a plaister upon the. mercy. Heb. xii. 9. Furtherinore, boil, and he shall recover, we have had fathers of our fleth; q Pfal.cxxvii. 2. It is vain for you who corrected us, and we gave them to rise up early, to sit up late, to eat reverence: fhall we not much rather the bread of sorrows: for so he girbe in subjection unto the Father of eth his beloved sleep. {pirits, and live?

r Eccl. v. 12. The Neep of a la1 2 Thesl.iv. 1 1. And that ye ftu- bouring man is sweet, whether he dy to be quiet, and to do your own eat little or much: but the abunhusiness, and to work with your own dance of the rich will not füffer him hands, as węcommanded you. i Per. to fleep. ż Theff. ii. 10. For even iii.3. Whose adorning, let it not be. when we were with you, this we that outward adorning, -V. 4. But commanded you, That if any would let it be the hidden man of the heart, not work, neither should he eat, v. in that which is not corruptible, even i2. Now them that are fuch, we the orriament' of a meek and quiet command, and exhort by our Lord spirit, which is in the fight of God Jesus Christ, that with quietness of great price. Pfal. xxxvii. 8. Cease tliey work, and eat their own bread. from anger, and forsake wrath; fret Prov. xvi. 26. He that labouréth, not thyself in any wise to do evil. v. laboureth for himself; for his mouth 9. For evil doers shall be cut off: bút craveth it of him.


thoughts t, lovev, compassion w, meekness, gentleness, kindness x; peaceabley, mild and courteous speeches and behaviour z; forbearing, readiness to be reconciled, patient bearing


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SEccl. iii. 4. A time to weep, and suffering: v.13, Forbearing one ana time to laugh, a time to mourn, other, and forgiving one another, if and a time to dance. v. 11. He hath any man have a quarrel against any; made every thing beautiful in his even as Christ forgave you, so also time; also he hath set the world in do ye. their heart,

James iii. 17. But the wisdom + 1 Sam. xix. 4. And Jonathan that is from above, is first pure, then fpake good of David unto Saul his peaceable, gentle and easy to be in-, father, and said unto him, Let not treated, full of mercy and good the king fin againt his servant,-v. fruits, without partiality, and with5. For he did put his life in his hand, out hypocrify. and flew the Philistine, and the Lord z i Pet. iii. 8. Finally, be ye

all wrought a great salvation for all If- of one mind, having compassion one rael: thou fawest it, and didît re of another, love as brethren, be pijoice: wherefore then wilt thou sin tiful, be courteous: v. .9. against innocent blood, to flay Da- dering evil for evil, or railing for vid without a cause? 1 Sam. xxii. railing; but contrarywise, blessing; 13. And Saul said unto him, Why knowing that ye are thereunto calhave ye conspired against me, thou led, that ye should inherit a blefand the son of Jesse, in that thou hast sing. v. 10. For he that will love given him bread, and a sword,-v. life, and fee good days, let him re14. And Ahimelech answered the frain his tongue from evil, and his king, and said, And who is so faith lips that they speak no guile, v.II. ful

among all thy fervants, as Da Let him eichew-evil, and do good; vid, who is the king's fon in law, let him feek peace and ensueit. Prov. and goeth at thy biding, and is ho XV. 1. A soft answer turneth away nourable in thine houte?

wrath, but grievous words ftir up v Rom. xii. 10. Love worketh anger. Judg. viii. 1. And the men Do ill to his neighbour: therefore of Ephraim laid unto him, Why love is the fulfilling of the law. hast thou served us thus, that thou

v Luke x. 33. But a certain Sa calledft us not when thou wontest to maritan, as he journeyed, came fight with the Midianites? and they where he was; and when he saw did chide with him Tharply. v. 2. him, he had compaffion on him, v. And he said unto them, What have 34. And went to him, and bound up I done now in comparison of you? his wounds, pouring in oil and wine, is not the gleaning of the grapes of and fet him on his own beast, and Ephraim better than the vintage of brought him to an inn, and took care Abiezer? v. 3. God hath delivered of him.

into your hands the princes of Mi* Col. iii. 12. Put on therefore dian, Oreb and Zeeb; and what was (as the elect of God, holy and be. I able to do in comparison of you? loved) bowels of mercies, kindness, then their anger was abated toward humbleness of mind, meekness,long- him, when he had said that.


and forgiving of injuries, and requiting good for erila; comforting and succouring the distressed, and protecting and defending the innocent b.

Q. 136. What are the fins forbidden in the sixth commandment?

A. The fins forbidden in the sixth commandment, are, all taking away the life of ourselvesc, or of others d, ex'cept in case of publick justicee, lawful warf, or necessary defenceg: the negleéting or withdrawing the lawful and

necefMat.v.24. Leave there thy gift thy mouth for the dumb in the cause before the altar, and go thy way, of all such as are appointed to defirst be reconciled to thy brother, fruction. v. 9. Open thy mouth, and then come and offer thy gift. judge righteously, and plead the Eph. iv. 2. With all lowliness and cause of the poor and needy. meekness, with long-suffering, for 136.c Acts xyi. 28. But Paul cribearing one another in love. v. 32.

ed with a loud voice, saying, Do thy And be ye kind one to another, ten- self no harm; for we are all here. der-hearted, forgiving one another, d Gen. ix. 6. Whoso sheddech even as God for Christ's fake hath man's blood, by man shall his blood forgiven you. Rom. xii. 17. Recom- be shed: - for in the image of God pense to no man evil for evil. -v. made he man. 20. Therefore if thine enemy hun Num. xxxv. 31. Moreover, ye ger, feed him; if he thirst give him shall take no satisfaction for the life drink; for in so doing thou shalt of a murderer,whoisguilty of death: hcap coals of fire upon his head, v. but he shall be furely put to death. 21. Be not overcome of evil, but o v. 33. So ye fhall not pollute the vercome evil with good.

land wherein ye are: for blood it deb i Thess. v. 14. Now we exhort fileth the land, and the land cannot you, brethren, warn them that are be cleansed of the blood that is shed unruly, comfort the feeble-minded, therein, but by the blood of him that fupport the weak, be patient toward fhed it. all men.' Job. xxxi, 19. If I have f Jer, xlviii. 16. Cursed be he that seen any perish for want of clothing, doth the work of the Lord deceitor any poor without covering: v. fully, and cursed be he that keepeth 20. If his loins have not blessed me, back his sword from blood. Deut. and if he were not warmed with the chapter xx, throughout. v. 1. When Heece of my sheep. Mat. xxv. 35. thou goeft out to battle again thine For I was an hungred, and ye gave enemies, and seest horses and charime meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave ots, and a people more than thou, me drink: I was a stranger, and ye be not afraid of them: for the Lord took me in: v. 36. Naked, and ye thy God is with thee, who brought clothed me: I was sick, and ye vi. thee up out of the land of Egypt, sited me: I was in prison, and ye &c. came unto me. Prov. xxxi. 8. Open Exod. xxi. 2. Ifa thief be found


neceffary means of preservation of life h; finful angeri, hatredk, envy!, desire of revengem: all excessive passionsn, distracting careso; immoderate use of meat, drinkp, labourq,


breaking up, and be smitten that he in thine heart: thou shaltin any wise die, there shall no blood be shed for rebuke thy neighbour, and not sufhim. v. 3. If the fun be risen upon fer fin upon him. him, there shall be blood shed for 1 Prov. xiv. 30. A found heart is him: for he should make full 'resti the life of the flesh: but envy the tution; if he have nothing, then he rottennefs of the bones. shall be sold for his theft.

m Rom. xii. 19. Dearly beloved, b Mat. xxv. 42. For I was an hun avenge not yourselves, but rather gred, and ye gave me no meat: I give place into wrath: for it is writ-, wasthirsty, and ye gave me no drink: ten, Vengeance is mine; I will reV. 43. I was a stranger, and ye took pay, faith the Lord. me not in: naked, and ye clothed * Eph. ir. 31. Let all bitterness, me not: fick, and in prison, and ye and wrath, and anger, and clamour, visited me not. James ii. 15. If a and evil speaking be put away from brother or lifter be naked, and def you, with all malice. titute of daily food; v. 16. and one o Mat. vi. 31. Therefore take no of you fay unto them, Depart in thought, saying, What shall we cae? peace, be you warmed, and filled : or what shall we drink? or where. notwithstanding ye give them not withal thall we be clothed? v. 34. those things which are needful to Take therefore no thought for the the body; what doth it profit: Eccl. morrow: for the morrow shall take vi. 1. There is an evil which I have thought for the things of itself: fufseen under the sun, and it is common ficient unto the day is the evil thereamong men: v. 2. A man to whom

of. God hath given riches, wealth, and p Luke xxi. 34.

And take heed to honour, so that he wanteth nothing yourselves, lelt at any time your for his foul of all that he desireth, hearts be overcharged with surfeityet God giveth him not power to ing and drunkennels, and the cares eat thereof, but a stranger eateth it; of this life, and so that day came upthis is vanity, and it is an evil disease. on you unawares. Rom.xiii..13. Let

i Mat. v. 22. But I say unto you, pis walk honestly as in the day; not That whosoever is angry with his in rioting and drunkenness, not in brother without a caule, shall be in charbering and wantonness, not in danger of the judgment: and who- ftrife and envying. soever shall say to his brother, Ra 9 Eccl. rii. 12. And further, by ca, shall be in danger of the coun the c, my son, be admonished: of cil; but whosoever Thall say, Thou making many books there is no end, fool, shall be in danger of hell-fire. and much sludy is a'weariness of the

k i John iü. 15. Whoever hat. flesh. Eccl. ii. 22. For what hath eth his brother, is a murderer: and man of all his labour, and of the ye know that no murderer hath e vexation of his heart wherein he ternal life abiding in him. Lev.xix. hath laboured under the sun? v.23. 17. Thou shalt not hate thy brother. For all his days are forrows, and his

and recreationsr, provoking wordss, oppression t, quarrellingv, striking, wounding w, and whatsoever else tends to the destruction of the life of anyx.

Q. 137. Which is the seventh commandment?

A. The seventh commandment is, Thou shalt not commit adulteryy.

Q. 138. What are the duties required in the seventh commandment?

A. The duties required in the seventh commandment are, chastity in body, mind, affections z, words a, and behavi


travel grief; yea, his heart taketh w Numb. xxxv, 16. And if he not relt in the night. This is also smite him with an instrument of iron vanity.,

(so that he die) he is a murderer: Isa.v. 12. And the harp and the the murderer shall surely be put to viol, the tabret and the pipe, and death. v. 17. And if he smite him wine are in their feasts: but they re- with throwing a stone (wherewith gärd not the work of the Lord, nei- he may die) and he die, he is a murther consider the operation of his derer: the murderer shall furely be hands.

put to death. v. 18. Or if he smite s Prov.xv. 1. A soft answer turn- him with an hand-weapon of wood eth away wrath; but grievous words (wherewith he may die) and he die, stir up anger. Prov. xii. 18. There he is a murderer: the murderer shall is that speaketh like the piercings of surely be put to death. v. 21. Or in a sword: but the tongue of the wise enmity smite him with his hand, is health,

that he die: he that smote him shall + Ezek. xviii. 18. As for his fa- surely be put to death! for he is a ther, because he cruelly oppreffed, murderer. The revenger of blood spoiled his brother by violence, and shall say the murderer, when he did that which is not good among meeteth him. his people, lo, even he shall die in * Exod. xxi. from verse 18. to the his iniquity. Exod. i. 14. And they end. (Containing laws for smiters, made their lives bitter with hard for an hurt by chance, for an ox that bondage, in mortar, and in brick, goreth, and for him that is an occaand in all manner of service in the fion of harm. field: all their service wherein they 137. y Exod. xx. 14. made them serve, was with rigour. 138. z 1 Theff. iv. 4. That every

v Gal. v. 15. But if ye bite and one of you should know how to pofdevour one another, take heed that sefs his vessel in fanctification and ye be not consumed one of another. honour. Job. xxxi. 1. I made a coProv. xxiii. 29. Who hath wo? who venant with mine eyes; why then hath sorrow? who hath contenti- should I think upon a maid? 1 Cor. ons? who hath babbling? who hath vii. 34. There is a difference also bewounds without cause?

tween a wife and a virgin : the un.


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