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thereunto /; wanton looks t. impudent or light behaviour, immodest apparel v; prohibiting of Jawful w, and dispen- sing with unlawful marriages x; allowing, tolerating, keeping of stews, and resorting to them y; intangsing vows of

single words. v.21. With her much fair and removed all the idols that his speech she caused him to yield, with fathers had made. 2 Kings xxi 7. the flattering of her lips the forced and he brake down the houses of him V. 22 He goeth after her the Sodomites, that were by the straightway, as an ox goeth to the house of the Lord, where the wo. Naughter, or as a fool to the cor: men wove hangings for the grove, rection of the stocks,

Deut. xxiii. 17. There shall be no Ifa. iii. 16 Morcover the Lord whore of the daughters of Israel, nor faith, because the daughters of Zion a Sodomite of the sons of Israel. v. are haughty, and walk with stretch- 18. Thou shalt not bring the hire ed forth necks, and wanton eyes, of a whore, or the price of a dog walking and mincing as they go into the house of the Lord thy God and making a tinkling with their for any vow: for even both these feet. 2 Pet ii. 14. Having eyes full are abomination unto the Lord thy of adultery, and that cannot cease God. Lev. xix. 29. Do not profrom fin; beguiling unstable fouls:... ftirute thy daughter, to cause her

v And behold, there to be a whore; left the land fall to met him a woman with the attire whoredom, and the land become of an harlot, and subtile of heart full of wickeddess & Jer. v. 7. How 1. 13. So she caught him aod kissed thall I pardon thee for this? thy him, and with an impudent face children have forsaken me, and faid unto him

sworn by them that are no gods: wi Tim iv.3. Forbidding to mar- when I had fed them to the full, ry, and commanding to abstain from they then committed adultery, and mcats, which God hath created to be assembled themselves by troops in received with thanksgiving of them the harlot's houses. Prov. vii. 24. who believe and know the truth. Hearken unto me now therefore, O

* Lev.xvïi from verse !. to 21. ge children, and attend to the words Mark vi. 18. For John said unto of my mouth. v. 25 Let not thine Herod, It is not lawful for thee to heart decline to her ways, go not have thy brother's wife. Mal.ii. 11. astray in her paths, V. 26. For the Judah hath dealt treacherously, and hath cast down many wounded: an abomination is committed in If yea, many strong men have been rael and in Jerusalem: for Judah sain by her. v. 27. Her house is hath profaned the holiness of the the way to hell, going down to the Lord which he loved, and hath chambers of death. married the daughter of a strange z Mat. xix 10. His disciples say god v. 12. The Lord will cut off unto him, If the case of the man be the man that doth this : the master fo with his wife, it is not good to and the scholar out of the taber. marry. v. 11. But he said unto nacles of Jacob, and him that offer- them, All men cannot receive this eth an offeringuntothe Lord of hosts. saying, fave they to whom it is given.

y i Kings xv. 12. And he took 6 Cor. vii, J. For I would that away the Sodomites out of the land,


single lifę z, undue delay of marriage a; having more wives or husbands than one at the same time b; unjust divorce c, or defertion d; idleness, gluttony, drunkennesse, unchaste company fi, lascivious fongs, books, pictures, dancings,


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all men were even as I myself: bat adultery: and whosoever shall mar. every man hath his proper gift of ry her that is divorced, committeth God, one after this manner, and adultery. another after that. V.8. I say there- o Cor. vii. 12. But to the rest fore to the unmarried and widows, speak I, not the Lord, if any

bro. It is good for them, if they abide ther hath a wife that believeth not, even as I. v. 9. But if they cannot and she be pleased to dwell with him, contain, let them marry: for it is let him not put her away.' v.13. better to marry than to burn. Gen. and the woman which hath an hur. xxxviii. 26 and Judah acknow. band that believeth not, and if he be ledged them, and said, She hath pleased to dwell with her, let her been more righteous than 1; be- not leave him. cause that I gave her not to Shelah e Ezek. xvi. 40. Behold, this was my son: and he knew her again no the iniquity of thy sister Sodom, more.

pride, fulness of bread, and abun6 Mal.ii. 14. Yet ye say, Where. dance of idleness was in her, and in fore? because the Lord hath been her daughters, neither did she witness between thee and the wife strengthen the hands of the poor of thy youth, against whom thou and needy. Prov. xxiii. 30. They baft deale treacheroufly; yet is the that tarry long at the wine, they thy companion, and the wife of thy that go to seek mixt wine. v.3i. covenant. v. 15. and did not he Look not thou upon the wine when make one ? yet had he the residue it is red, when it giveth his colour of the Spirit: and wherefore one in the cop, when it moveth itself that he might seek a godly seed: bright. v. 32 at the last it biteth therefore take heed to your spirit, like a serpent, and slingeth like an and let none deal treacherously a- adder. v. 33. Thine eyes shall be. gainst the wife of his youth. Mat. hold strange women, and thine xix. s. and said, For this cause shall heart Mall utter perverse things. a man leave father and mother, and sGen. xxxix. 10. And it came to fhall cleave to his wife: and they pass, as she spake to Joseph day by twain shall be one flesh.

day, that he hearkened not unto. c Mal. ii. 16. For the Lord the her, to ly by her, or to be with her. God of Israel faith: that he hateth Prov. v. 8. Remove thy way far putting away; for one covereth vi- from her, and come not nigh the olence with his garment, faith the door of her house. Lord of hosts; therefore take heed to & Eph.v.4. Neither filthiness, nor your spirit, that you deal not treach- foolish talking, nor jesting, which erously. Mat. v. 32. But I say unto are not convenient: but rather givyou, that whosoever shall put away ing of thanks. Ezek. xxiii. 14. and his wife, saving for the cause of that the increased her whoredoms : fornication, caufeth her to commit for when she saw men pourtrayed




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stage-playsg; and all other provocations to, or acts of un-
cleanness, either in ourselves or others b.

Q. 140. Which is the eighth commandment ?
A. The eighth commandment is, Thou shat not steal i.

Q. 141. What are the duties required in the eighth commandment?

A. The duties required in the eighth commandment are, truth, faithfulness and justice in contracts and commerce


upon the wall, the images of the said unto the damsel, Ak of me
Chaldeans pourtrayed with vermili- whatsoever thou wilt, and I will
QD.v.15. Girded with girdles upon give it thee. Rom. xiii. 12. Let us
their loins,exceeding in dyed attire, walk honestly as in the day: not in
upon their heads, all of them prin- rioting and drunkennels, not in
ces to look to, after the manner of chambering and wantonness, not
the Babylonians of Chaldea, the in Itrife and envying. Pet.iv. 3.
land of iheir nativity: v. 16, and for the time part of our life may
as soon as she saw them with her fuffice us to have wrought the will
eyes, she doted upon them, and fent of the Gentiles, when we walked in
messengers upto them into Chaldea, lasciviousness, lusts, excets of wine,
Isa. xxiii. 15. and it shall come to revellings, banquetings, and abo.
pass in that day that Tyre shall be minable idolatries.
forgotten seventy years, according b 2 Kings ix. 30. And when Johu
to the days of one king: after the was come to Jezreel, Jezabel heard
end of seventy years shall Tyre sing of it, and the painted her face, and
as an harlot. v. 16. Take an harp, tired her head, and looked out at a
go about the city, thou harlot that window. Compared with Jer. iv.
hall been forgotten, make sweet me- 30. and when thou art spoiled,
lody, fing many songs, that thou what wilt thou do? though thou
mayest be remembered. v. 17. and clothelt thyself with crimson, tho'
it shall come to pass after the end thou deckest thee with ornaments of
of feventy years, that the Lord will gold, though thou renteit thy face
visit Tyre, and Me shall cura to her with painting, in vain halt thon
hire, and shall commit fornication make thyself fair, thy lovers will
with all the kingdoms of the world despise thee, they will seek thy life,
upon the face of the earth.Ifa.iii.16. And with Ezek. xxiii. 40. and fur-
Moreover, the Lord faith, Because thermore, that ye have fent for men
the daughters of Sion are haughty, to come from far, unto whom a
and walk with stretched forth necks messenger was sent; and lo, they
and wanton eyes, walking, and came, for whom thou didit wath
mincing as they go, and making thyself, paintedit thy eyes, and
a tinkling with their feet:-Mark deckedit thyself with ornaments,
vi 22. and when the daughter of 140. i Exod. xx. 15.
the said Herodias came in, and 141. .k Pfal. xv. 2. He that walk.
danced, and pleased Herod, and eth uprightly, and worketh righte-
them that fat with him, the king ousness, and speaketh the truth in

between man and man k, rendering to every one his duel; restitution of goods unlawfully detained from the right owners thereof m; giving and lending freely, according to our abilities, and the necessities of others n; moderation


his heart, v. 4. He that sweareth he shall even restore it in the printo his own hurt, and changeth not. cipal, and thall add the fifth part Zech. vii. 4. Then came the word more thereto, and give it unto him of the Lord of hosts unto me, say to whom it appertaineth, in the day ing, v. 10, and oppress not the wi- of his trespass offering. Compared dow, nor the fatherless, the stran- with Luke xix. 8. and Zaccheus ger, nor the poor, and let none of food and said unto the Lord, Beyou imagine evil against his brother hold, Lord, the halt of my goods to your heart. Zech. viii. 16. These I give to the poor; and if I have are the things that ye shall do. taken any thing from any man by Speak ye every man the truth to his false accusation, I restore him fourneighbour: execute the judgmentfold. of truth and peace in your gates. v. n Luke vi. 30. Give to every man 17. and let none of you imagine that asketh thee; and of him that evil in your hearts against his neigh- taketh away thy goods, ask them bour, and love no false oath : for all not again. v.38. Give and it shall these are things that I hate, faith be given unto you ; good measure, the Lord.

pressed down, and shaken together, Rom.xiii, 7.Render therefore to and running over, thall men give all their dues ; tribute to whom tri- into your bosom. For with the same bute is due, custom to whom cuf. measure that you mete withal, it tom, fear to whom fear, hunour to shall be measured to you again. whom honour.

i Joho jii, 17. But whoso hath this m Lev. vi. 2. If a foul fun and world's good, and feeth his brother commit a trespass against the Lord, have need, and shutieth up his and lie unto his neighbour in that bowels of compassion from him, which was delivered him to keep, or how dwelleth the love of God in in fellowship, or in a thing taken him ? Eph. iv. 28. Let him that away by violence, or hath deceived fole, steal no more; but rather let his neighbour; v. 3. Or have found him labour, working with his hands that which was loft, and lieth con- the thing which is good, that he cerning it, and sweareth fally: in may have to give to him that need. any of all these that a man doth, eth. Gal. vi 10. as we have there. finning therein : v.4. Then it shall fore opportunity, let us do good be, because he hath linned and is unto all men, especially unto them guilty, that he shall restore that who are of the houshold of faith. which he took violently away, or oi Tim. vi. 6. But godlinels with the thing which he hath deceitfully contentment is great gain, v.7. For gotten, or that which was deliver. we brought nothing into this world, ed him to keep, or the lost thing and it is certain we can carry nothing which he found : v.5. Or all that out. v.8 and having food and raiabout which he hath (worn fallly; ment, let us be therewith content.



of our judgments, wills and affections concerning worldly goods o; a provident care and study to get p, keep, use and dispose these things which are necessary and convenient for the sustentation of our nature, and suitable to our condition q; a lawful calling r, and diligence in its; frugality t;

avoiding v.9. But they that will be rich, fall Amos came unto him, and said on into temptation, and a snare, and to him, Thus faith the Lord, Set inio many foolish and hurtful luits, thine house in order; for thou shalt which drown men in destruction die, and not live. Mat, xi. 8.-Beand perdition. Gal. vi. 14. But God hold, they that wear soft clothing, forbid that I should glory fave in the are in king's houses. cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by go i Cor. vii 20. Let every man whom the world is crucified unto abide in the same calling wherein he me, and I unto the world. was called. Gen. ii, 15. And the

pi Tim. v.8. But if any provide Lord God took the man, and put not for his own, and specially for him to the garden of Eden, to those of his own house, he hath de. dress it, and to keep it. Geo.iii. 19. nied the faith, and is worse than In the sweat of thy face shalt thou an infidel.

eat bread till thou return unto the Prov. xxvii. from verse 23. to ground; the end. Be thou diligent to koow SEph. iv. 28. Let him that stole, the state of thy flocks, and look well Real no more; but rather let him to thy herds. For riches are not for labour, working with his hands the ever,-Eccl.ii.24. There is nothing thing which is good, that he may better for a man, than that he should have to give to him that needeth. cat and drink, and that he should Prov. x. 4. He becometh poor that make his soul enjoy good in his la- dealeth with a Nack hand: but the bour. This also I saw, that it was hand of the diligent maketh rich. from the hand of God. Eccl. ii. 12. * John vi. 12. When they were I know that there is no good in illed, he said unto his disciples, G2them, but for a man to rejoice, and ther up the fragments that remain, to do good in his life.

1. 13. and that nothing be loft. Prov. xxi. 20. also that every man should eat and There is a treasure to be desired, drink, and enjoy the good of all and oil in the dwellings of the wise; his labour, it is the gift of God. but a foolish man spendeth it up. 1 Tim. vi. 17. Charge them that vi Cor. vii. from ver. 1. to g. are rich in this world, that they be Dare any of you, having a matter not high-mirded, nor trust in un. against another, go to law before certain riches, but in the living God, the unjust, and not before the who giveth us richly all things to faints ? &c. enjoy: v. 18. That they do good, w from verse 1. to 6. My that they be rich in good works, fon, if thou be furety for thy friend, ready to diftribute, willing to com- if thou halt Aricken thy hand with a municate. Ifą. xxxviii. 3. In those stranger, thou art snared with the days was Hezekiah fick unto death: words of thy mouth. Prov.xi. 15 and Ilaiah the prophet the foc of He that is surety for a stranger, shall

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