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true God, as God', and our God, and the giving that Worship and Glory to any Other which is due to him alone n.
48. Quest. What are we especially taught by these Words Before me, in the First Commandment?
Answ. These Words Before me, in the First Commandment, teach us, That God who seeth all things, taketh notice of, and is much displeased with the Sin of having any other God ..
49. Quest. Which is the Second Commandment?
Anfu. The Second Commandment is, Thou fhait not make unto thee any graven Jmage, o2 any Likeness of any thing that is in beaven above, oz that is in the Earth beneath, or that is in the Twater under thecarth: Chou talt not bow down thy self to them, noz servethem: for J the LoD thy God am a jealous God. viditing the Jniquity of the Fathers upon the Children unto the third and fourth Generation of them that hate me: and fhewing per:
I Rom, I. 21. Because that when unto vile affections: for even their they knew God, they glorified him women did change the natural use not as God, neither were thankful, into that which is againf nature. but became vain in their imaginar 48. 9 Erek, 8. S. Then said he tions, and their foolish heart was unto me, Son of man, lift up thing darkned.
eyes now the way towards the north: m Psalm 81. 10. I am che Lord thy so I lift up mine eyes the way to God which brought thee out of the ward the north, and behold, northland of Egypt: open thy mouth ward at the gate of the altar, this wide, and I will fill it. v. 11. But idol of jealousy in the entry. 4. 6. my people would not hearken to He said furthermore unto me, son my voice ; and Israel would none of man, feest thou what they do? of me.
even the great abominations thai * Rom. 1.25. Who changed the che house of Israel committeth here, truth of God into a lie, and wort that I should go far off from my thipped and served the creature sanctuary? bur turn thee yet again, more than the Creator, who is and thou shalt fee greater abominablessed for ever, Amena. v. 26. tigns, &c. to the end of the chapter. For this cause God gave them up
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cy unto Thousands of them that love me, and keep my Commandments ?.
5o. Q. What is required in the Second Commandment?
Ans. The Second Commandmentrequireth,the receiving, observing, and keeping pure and entire, all such Religious Worship and Ordinances as God hath appointed in his Word 9,
51. Q. What is forbidden insbe Second Commandment ?
Answ. The Second Commandment forbiddeth the worshipping of God by Images ", or any other Way, not appointed in his Word.
52. Quest. What are the Reasons annexed to the sea cond Commandment ?
Aufw. 49. p Exod. 20. 4, 5, 6.
And left thou lift up thine eyes 50. g. Dent. 32. 46. And he said unto heaven, and when thou leeft unto them, Set your hearts unto all the fun, and the moon, and the the words which I teftify among lars, even all the host of heaven, you this day; which ye hall.com- Ahouldht be driven to worship them, mand your children to observe to and serve them, which the Lord do, all the words of this law. Matth. thy God hath divided unto all na28.20. Teaching them to observe tions under the whole heaven. Exoda all things whatsoever I have com- 32. S. And when Aaron saw it, he manded you : and lo, I am with built an altar before if, and Aaron you alway even unto the end of the made proclamation, and said, To world. Amen. Afts 2. 42. And morrow is a feast to the Lord,, 0.8. they continued stedfastly in the a- They haveturned alde quickly out poftles do&trine and fellowhip, and of the way, which I commanded ia breaking of bread, and in prayers, them: they have made them a mol
51. r Dent. 4. 15. Take ye there, ten calf, and have worshipped it, fore good heed unto your felves and have facrificed thereunto, and (for ye fam no manner of fimilio laid, Thele be, thy gods, Oulrael tude on the day obat the Lord spake which have brought thee up out of uinto you in Horeb, out ofthe midst the land of Egypt. of the fire ) V. 16. Left ye corrupt s Deut. 12, 31. Thou shalt noe de your selves, and make you a graven 10 unto the Lord thy God for image, the
fimilitude of any figure, every abomination to the Lord the likeacfs of male and female, which he hateth, have they done 0.17. The likeness of any beast that unto their gods: for even their sons is on the earth, the likeness of any and their daughters they have burnt winged fowl that flyeth in the air, in the fire to their gods, v. 1&. The dikeness of any thing What thing foever I command you, that creepeth on the ground, the observe to do it: thou shalt not ada likeness of any file that in the shereta, por diminish from it. waters beneath the earth. v. 19. Uw ci
Answ. The Reasons annexed to the Second Coma mandment are, God's Sovereigntyoverus ', his Propriety in us',and theZeal he hath to his ownWorship". 53. Quest. Which is the Third Commandment ?
Answ. The Third Commandmentis, Thou shalt not take the Name of the Lord thy God in vain: For the Lord will not hold him guiltless that taketh his Name in vain * i 54. Q. What is required in the Third Commandment ? Anji. The Third Commandmentrequireth, The holy and reverent Use of God's Names ", Titles?, Attributes“, Ordinances b, Word, and Worksd. ; :55. Q:
52. ' Psalm 95. 2. Let us come be- and the song of the Lamb, saying, fore his presence with thanksgiving, Great and marvellous are thy works, and make a joyful noise unto him Lord God almightý; just and true with psalms. v. 3. For the Lord is a are thy ways, thou King of saints. great God, and a great King above 0,"4. Who shall not fear thee, o all gods. 9. 6. O come,let us worship Lord, and glorify thy name for thou and bow down : let us kneel before only art holy: for all nations shall the Lord our:maker.
come and worship before thee ; for "Psalm 45.11. So shall the King thy judgments are made manifeft. greatly delire thy beauty : for he is so Mal
. 1. 11. For from the rising thy Lord, and worship thou him. of the sun, even unto the going
w Exod. 34. 13. But ye shall de- down of the same, my name shall stroytheir altars,break theirimages, be great among the Gentiles, and in and cut down theirgroves. v.14. For every place incense shall be offered thou shalt worship no other god : for unto my name, and a pure offering : the Lord, whose name is Jealous, for my name shall be great among is a jealous God.
the heathen, faith the Lord of hosts, * Exod. 20. 2.
v. 14. But cursed be the deceiver, $4. Matth. 6. 9. After this man- which hath in his fock a male, and ner therefore pray'ye: Our Father voweth and facrificeth unto the Lord which art in 'heaven, hallowed bê a corrupt thing:for I am a great King, thy name. Deut. 28.58. Ifthou wilt saith theLord of hofts,and my name not observe to do all the words of is dreadful among the heathen. this law that are written in this book, Psalm 138. 1. I will praise thee that thou mayft fear this glorious with my whole heart, before the and fearful name, The LORD gods will i fing praise unto thee. THY GOD.
v. 2. I will worship towards thy holy ? Psalm 68. 4. Sing unto God, temple, and praise thy name, for sing praises to his name: extol him thy loving kindness; and for thy that rideth upon the heavens by his truth: for thou haft magnified thy name J A H, and rejoice before him. word above all thy name.
Rev. 15. 3. And they fing the Job 36. 24. Remember that Tong of Moses the servant of God, .f:
35. Quest. What is forbidden in the Third Command
Answ. The Third Commandment forbiddeth all profaning or abusing of any thing whereby God maketh himselt known
56. Quest. What is the Reason annexed to the Third Commandment ?
Answ. The Reason annexed to the Third Commandment is, That however the Breakers of this Commandment may escape Punishment from Men, yet the Lord our God will not suffer them to escape his righteous Judgment f,
57. Quest. thou magnify his work, which men 56. I Sam. 2, 12. Now the fons behold.
of Eli were sons of Belial; they knew • Mal. 1. 6. A son honour- not the Lord. v. 17. Wherefore eth his father, and a servant his the sin of the young mien was very mafter: if then I be a father, where great before the Lord; for men abis mine honour and if I be a master, horred the offering of the Lord. where is my fear: faith the Lord of v. 22. Now Eli was very old, and hosts unto you,O priests,that despise heard all that his sons did unto all my name and ye say, Wherein Israel, and how they lay with the have we despised thy name ? v. 7. women that assembled at the door Ye offer polluted bread upon mine of the tabernacle of the congregaaltar ; and ye say, wherein have tion. v. 29. Wherefore kick ye at wę polluted theç : in that ye say, my sacrifice, and at mine offering The table of the Lord is contem- which I have commanded in my haptible. v. 12, But ye have profaned bitation, and honourest thy fons it, in that ye say, The table ofthe above me, to make your selves fat Lord is polluted, and the fruit there- with the chiefest of all the offerings of, even his meat is contemptible. of Israel my people. I Sam. 3.13. Mal. 2. 2. If ye will not hear, For I have told him that I will judge and if ye will not lay it to heart, his house for ever, for the iniquity to give glory unto my name, faith which he knoweth : because his sons the Lord of hosts, I will even send made themselves vile, and he rea curse upon you, and I will curse strained them not,
Deut. 28. 58. your blessings : yea, I have cursed if thou wilt not obserye to do all them already, because ye do not the words of this law that are writlay it to heart. Mal. 3. 14. Ye ten in this book, that thou mayst have said, It is vain to serve God: fear this glorious and fearful name, and what profit is it, that we have THE LORD THY GOD ; v. 59. kept his ordinance,and that we have Then tlieLord will makethy plagues walked mournfully before the Lord wonderful, and the plagues of thy of hosts?
. Which is the Fourth Commandment? Answ. The Fourth Commandment is, Remember the Sabbath-day to keep it holy. Sir Days thalt thoulabour, and do allthy Work: But the Seventh Day is the Sabbath of the
Loid thy God: In it thou fhalt not do any Work, thou, nor thy Son, noư thy Daughter, thy Dan-Cervant, nor thy Maid-Cervant, nos thy Cattle, nor thy Stranger that is within thy Hates. Foz in Sir Days thé Loid made Heaven and Earth, the Sea, and all that in them is, and rested the Seventh Day: wherefore thé Lold blefled the Sabbath-day, and hallowed its.
58. Quest. What is required in the Fourth Come mandment?
Answ. The Fourth Commandment requireth, The keeping holy to God, such set Time as he hath appointed in his Word ; exprefly one whole Day in Seven, to be a holy Sabbath to himself h.
59. Quest. Which Day of the Seven hath God appointed to be the Weekly Sabbath?
Answ. From the beginning of the World to the Resurrection of Christ, God appointed the Seventh Day of the Week to be the Weekly Sabbath, and the first Day of the Week, ever since, to continue
to feed, even great plagues, and of the Lord thy God; in it thou long continuance, and sore sick- fhalt not do any work, thou, nor nesles, and of long continuance. thy son, nor thy daughter, nor
thy man-fervant, nor thy maid58. h Deut. 5.12. Keep the fab- fervant, nor thine ox, nor thine bath-day to sanctifie it, as the Lord ass, nor any of thy cattle, nor thy God hath commanded thee. thy. ftranger that is within thy v. 13. Six days shalt thou labour, gates; that thy man-servant and and do all thy work : v. 14. But thy maid-servant may rest as well the seventh day is the fabbath of as thou,
57. & Exod. 20,8,9,10, II.