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V.26. And hath made of one blood, all nations of

men to dwell on all the face of the earth; and hath determined the times before appointed and

thc bounds of their habitation. V.28. For in him we live, and move, and have 0:4r being, as certain, also of your own Poets

have said, for we are also his offspring. Jer.10.23. O Lord, I know that the way of man is

not in himself, it is not in man that walketh to

direct his steps. Lam.3.37. Who is he that faith and it cometh to

palle wherthe Lord commandeth it not? Ifa.45.6. That they may know from the rising of

the Sun, and from the Weft; that there - sione besides me, i am the Lord, and ther. 15 "zone else. V.. I form the Light and create darknese; 1 make peace, and create evil, I the Lord do all

these things. Amos 3.6. Shall a trumpet be blown in the City,

and the people not be afraid? shall there be evil

in a City, and the Lord hath not done it ? Pfal.135.6. Whatsoever the Lord pleased, that

did he, in Heaven and in Earth, in the Seas,

and in all deep places. Pryv 15.3

The eyes of the Lord are in every place, beholding the evil and the good. Jer. 31.35. Thus faith the Lord, which giveth

the Sun for a Light by day, and the Ordinances of the Moon, and the Stars for a Light by night,

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which divideth the Sea, when the waves there

of rear, the Lord of Hosts is his Name. Rom.11.33. O the depth of the riches of the wifi

dome and knowledge of God! bow unsearchedble are his judgements, and his waies paft find

ing out? Epb. 1.11. In whom also we have obtained an in

heritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of bim, who worketh all things after

the Counsel of his own will. Prov.21.1. The Kings heart is in the hands of the

Lord, as the Rivers of water, he turneth it

whither soever be will Ezra 7.27. Blessed be the Lord God of our Fathers,

which halb put such a thing as this in the Kings heart, to beautifie the honfe of the Lord which

is in Ferusalem, Dan.5.23. But thou hast lifted up thy self against

the Lord of Heaven, and they have brought the vesels of his house before thee, and thou, and thy Lords, thy wives, and thy Concubines have drunk wine in them, and thou haft praised the Gods of silver, and Gold, of Braße, Iron, wood, and Stone, which see not, nor hear, nor know, and the God in whose hand thy breath is, and whose are all thy waies, bast thou not glorified. 1 Sam.3.18. And Samuel told him every whit,

and hid nothing from him, and he said it is the Lord, let him do what feemeth him good. Pla'.39.9, I was dumb, I opened not my mouth,

D4 because

because tbou didft is. Job 1.21. And said, naked came I out of my mo

thers womb, and naked shall I return thither, the Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away ;

Blessed be the name of the Lord. Pfal.97.1. The Lord reigneth, Let the earth re

joyce, Let the multitude of ifles be glad

thereof. Jam.1.13. Let no mar (ay when he is tempted, 1

am tempted of God, for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither tempteth be any man. V.14. But every man is tempted when be is drawn amay of his own luft and enticed.


Concerning Man.


Oncerning Man we are to know and under:

stand these three things. i !. The happy Condition in which he was made. 2. His Fall. 3. The way of his Recovery by Christ.

1. The Holy and happy estate in which God created min at first, Namely, after his own Image, in Knowledge, Holineffe, and Righteousnesse, wish Dominion over the Creatures here below, writing his Law on mans ticart, requiring perfect obedience from him and giving him power to perform it, promising the continuance of bim in that happy eftace if he on beyed, and threatning him with death if he disobeyed ; which is called the Covenant of works.

Pfal.8.4. What is man that thou art mindful of

him, and the Son of man that thou visiteft him? V.3. For thou hast made him little lower than

the Angels, and haft crowned him with Giory

and Honour. V.6. Thou madest him to have dominion over the

works of thy hands, thou hast put all things. un

der his feet. Geo.1,26. And God said, let us make man in our

Image, after our likenesse; and let them have dominion over the fish of the Sea; and over the fonole of the aire, and over the Cattle, and over all the earth, and over every Creeping thing

that Creepeth upon the Earth. V 27. So God Created man in his own Image, in

tbe. Image of God Created he him, male and fee

male Created he them. V.28. And God blessed them, and God said una

ta thema, be fruitful and multiply, andreplenish the earth, and subdue it, and have dominion over the fish of the Sea, and over the forl of the aire, and over every living thing that moveth Ecclef.7.29. Lo this only have I found, that God

hath made man upright, but they have fought

upon the earth.

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out many inventions. Col.3.10. And bave put on the new man which

is renewed in knowledge, after the Image of him

that Created him. Eph.4.24. And that ye put on the new man which after God is Created, in righteousnese and true

holinesc. Gen.2.7. And the Lord God formed man of the

dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and man became a living foub. V.16. And the Lord God Commanded the man, Saying, of every tree of the Garden thon maiji freely eat, V.17. But of the tree of knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it, for in the day that

thon eatest thereof thou shalt jurely die. Gal. 3.12. And the Law is not of faith, but the

man that doth them shall live in them. Rom. 10.5. For Moses describeth the righteousnesse

which is of the Law, that the man which doth

those things shall live by them. Rom.3.14. For when the Gentiles which have not

the Law do by nature the things contained in the Law, these having not the Law, are a Lam

unto themselves. V.15. Which shew the work of the Law written in their bearts, their consciences also bearing witness, and their thoughts the mean while accusing or else excusing one another.

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