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TREATISE

ON

Sam Miller

COVENANTING WITH GOD.

BY BENJAMIN TRUMBULL, D. D.
PASTOR OF THE CHURCH IN NORTH HAVEN.

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GODLY FEAR.

BY CHARLES BACKUS, D. D.

LATE MINISTER OF THE GOSPEL AT SOMERS.

NEW-YORK:

PUBLISHED BY WILLIAMS AND WHITING,

AT THEIR THEOLOGICAL AND CLASSICAL BOOK-
STORE, NO. 118, PEARL-STREET.
J. Seymour, print.

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PART I.

COVENANTING with God is of universal and infinite concern. Without it no man can have an interest in him, or communion with him. No man can be pardoned, adopted, or enjoy any covenant blessing, until he accepts the overtures of mercy, and is brought into a covenant relation to God, through Jesus Christ. Covenanting with God in truth, is therefore just as important to every man, as the salvation of his immortal soul. It is the immediate, the indispensable duty of every man to repent and believe the Gospel, and to join himself to the Lord in an everlasting covenant, which shall never be forgotten. This is required in the first and great commandment, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. (Matt. xxii. 37.) This requires not only that we know God, and acknowledge him to be God, but

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