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34 For who hath KNOWN the MIND of the LORD, or who hath been his COUNSELLER?

1 Cor. ii. 5 That your Faith fhould not ftand in the Wisdom of Men, but in the Power of GOD.

6 Howbeit we speak Wisdom among them that are perfe&t: yet not the Wisdom of this World, nor of the Princes of this World, that come to nought.

7 But we speak the Wisdom of GOD in a MYSTERY, even the HIDDEN WISDOM which GOD ORDAINED before the World unto our GLORY.

1 Cor. i 20 Where is the Wife? where is the Scribe? where is the Disputer of this World? hath not Gop MADE FOOLISH the WISDOM of this WORLD? Col. ii. 3 IN CHRIST are HID all the TREASURES of WISDOM and KNOW

LEDGE.

8 Beware left any Man fpoil you through PHILOSOPHY and VAIN DECEIT, after the Tradition of Men, after the Rudiments of the World, and not after CHRIST:

9 For IN HIM DWELLETH all the FULNESS of the GODHEAD bodily.

CHA P. XXX.

1 Great Mercies promised to the Penitent. 11 The Commandment is manifeft. 15 Life and Death are fet before them.

Ver. 1 AND it fhall come to pafs when all these Things it are come upon thee, the Bleffing and the Curfe which I have fet before thee, and thou fhalt call them to mind among all the Nations whither the LORD thy God hath driven thee,

2 And fhalt return unto the LORD thy GOD, and fhalt obey his Voice, according to all that I command thee this Day, thou and thy Children, with all thine Heart, and with all thy Soul:

3 That then the LORD thy GOD will turn thy Captivity, and have Compaffion upon thee, and will return and gather thee from all the Nations whither the LORD thy God hath scattered thee.

4" If any of thine be DRIVEN Out unto the outmoft Parts of Heaven, from thence will the LORD thy GOD GATHER thee, and from thence will he fetch thee.

5 And the LORD thy GOD will bring thee into the Land which thy Fathers poffeffed, and thou shalt poffefs it: and he will do thee Good, and

Jer. xxxii. 37 Behold, I will GATHER them out of all Countries whither I have DRIVEN them in mine Anger, and in my Fury, and in great Wrath; and I will bring them again

unto this Place, and I will caule them

to DWELL SAFELY.

Ezek. xi. 16 Therefore fay, Thus faith the LORD GOD, Although I have

caft them far off among the Heathen,
and although I have icattered them
among the Countries, yet will I be
Countries where they shall come.
to them as a little SANCTUARY in the
17 Therefore fay, Thus faith the

multiply

mutiply thee above thy Fa- LORD GOD, I will even GATHER you from the People, and ASSEMBLE YOU thers. out of the Countries where ye have

been SCATTERED, and I will give you the Land of Ifrael.

Ifa. lxv. 17 Behold, I create new Heavens, and a new Earth and the former fhall not be remembred, nor come into Mind.

18 But be you glad, and rejoyce for ever in that which I create: for behold, I create Jerufalem a Rejoycing, and her People a Joy.

19 And I will rejoyce in Jeru alem, and joy in my People, and the Voice of weeping fhall be no more heard in her, nor the Voice of crying. 21 And they hall build Houfes, and inhabit them; and they fhall plant Vineyards, and eat the Fruit of them.

22 They fhall not build, and another inhabit; they fhall not plant, and another eat for as the Days of a Tree, are the Days of my People, and mine Ele&t fhall long enjoy the Work of their Hands.

23 They fhall not labour in vain, nor bring forth for Trouble for they are the SEED of the BLESSED of the LORD, and their Offspring with them.

6 w And the LORD thy GOD will CIRCUMCISE THINE HEART, and the Heart of thy Seed, to LOVE the LORD thy GOD with all thine HEART, and with all. thy SOUL, that thou mayest

LIVE.

7 And the LORD thy GOD will put all thefe Curfes upon thine Enemies, and on them that hate thee, which perfecuted thee.

8 And thou fhalt return and obey the Voice of the LORD, and do all his Commandments which I command thee this Day.

9 And the LORD thy GOD will make thee plenteous in every Work of thine Hand, in the Fruit of thy Body, and in the Fruit of thy Cattle, and in the Fruit of thy Land, for good for the LORD will again rejoyce over thee for good, as he rejoyced over thy Fathers :

10 If thou shalt hearken unto the Voice of the LORD

Jer. xxxi. 31 Behold, the Days come, faith the LORD, that I will make a NEW COVENANT with the Houfe of Ifrael, and with the House of Judah:

that I made with their Fathers in the 32 Not according to the Covenant Day that I took them by the Hand, to bring them out of the Land of Egypt, (which my Covenant they brake, although I was an Husband unto them, faith the LORD:)

that I will make with the House of fiael, after thofe Days, faith the LORD, I will put MY LAW in their INWARD PARTS, and WRITE it in their HEARTS, and will be their GOD, and they fhall be my PEOPLE.

33 But this fhall be the Covenant

34 And they fhail teach no more Man his Brother, faying, Know ye the every Man his Neighbour, and every LORD: for they fhall all KNOW ME, from the leaft of them unto the

greatest of them, faith the LORD: I will REMEMBER their SIN NO MORE.

for I will FORGIVE their INIQUITY, and

Ezek. xi. 19 I will give them ONE HEART, and I will put a NEW SPIRIT within you; and I will take the STONY HEART Out of their Flesh, and will give them an Heart of Fiefh :

20 That they may wALK in my STATUTES, and keep mine O.dinances, and do them and they shall be my PEOPLE, and I will be their God.

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Heb. viii. 6 CHRIST hath obtained a more EXCELLENT MINISTRY, by how much alfo he is the MEDIATOR of a BETTER COVENANT, which

thy

thy God to keep his Commandments and his Statutes which were written in this Book of the Law, and if thou turn unto the LORD thy GOD with all thine Heart, and with all thy Soul:

11 For this Commandment which I command thee this Day, it is not hidden from thee, neither is it far off.

was established upon BETTER PROMISES.

been faultlefs, then should no Place 7 For if that firft Covenant had have been fought for the fecond. faith, Behold, the DAYS COME (faith 8 For finding fault with them, he the LORD) when I will make a NEW COVENANT With the House of Ifrael, and with the Houfe of Judah:

that I made with their Fathers, in 9 Not according to the Covenant the Day when I took them by the Hand to lead them out of the Land of Egypt; because they continued

not in my COVENANT, and I regarded them not, faith the LORD.

10 For this is the Covenant that I will make with the House of Ifrael after thofe Days, faith the LORD; I will PUT my Laws into their MIND, and WRITE them in their HEARTS, and I will be to them a GoD, and they shall be to me a PEOPLE.

11 And they shall not teach every Man his Neighbour, and every Man his Brother, faying, KNow the LORD: for ALL fhall KNOW ME, from the leaft to the greatest.

12 For I will be MERCIFUL to their UNRIGHTEOUSNESS, and their Sins and their Iniquities will I remember no more.

13 In that he faith, A NEW COVENANT, he hath made the firft old. Now that which decayeth and waxeth old, is ready to vanish away.

12 x It is NOT in HEAVEN, that thou shouldft fay, Who fhall go up for us to Heaven, and bring it unto us, that we may HEAR IT, and DO IT?

13 Neither is it beyond the Sea, that thou shouldst

fay, Who fhall go over the Sea for us, and bring it unto us, that we may hear it, and

* Rom. x. 6 The RIGHTEOUSNESS

which is of FAITH, fpeaketh on this

wife, Say not in thine Heart, Who fhall ASCEND into HEAVEN? (that is to bring CHRIST down from ABOVE.)

7 Or who fhall defcend into the DEEP? (that is to bring up. CHRIST again from the DEAD.)

8 But what faith it? The WORD is NIGH THEE, even in thy MOUTH, and in thy HEART: that is the WORD of FAITH which we preach. do it?

14 But the WORD is very NIGH unto THEE, in thy MOUTH, and in thy HEART, that thou mayeft DO IT.

15 See, I have fet before thee this Day LIFE and GOOD, and DEATH and EVIL.

16 In that I command thee this Day to LOVE the LORD thy GoD, to WALK in his WAYS, and to KEEP his COMMANDMENTS and his Statutes and his Judgments, that thou mayeft LIVE and multiply: and the LORD thy GOD fhall BLESS thee in the Land whither thou goeft to poffefs it.

17 But if thine Heart turn away, fo that thou wilt not hear, but fhalt be drawn away and worfhip other Gods, and ferve them:

18 I denounce unto you this Day, that ye fhall SURELY PERISH, and that ye fhall not prolong your Days upon the Land whither thou paffeft over Jordan to go to possess it. 19 I call Heaven and Earth to record this Day against you, that I have fet before you LIFE and DEATH, BLESSING and CURSING: therefore chufe LIFE, that both thou and thy Seed may

LIVE:

▾ Ezek. xxxiii. 11 As I live, faith the LORD GOD, I have no Pleasure in the DEATH of the WICKED, but that the WICKED TURN from his Way and LIVE: TURN YE, turn ye from your EVIL WAYS; for WHY will ye DIE, O Houfe of Ifrael?

John iii. 16 GOD fo LOVED the WORLD, that he GAVE his ONIY begotten Son, that whofoever BELIEVETH in him, should not PERISH, but have EVERLASTING LIFE.

17 For GOD fent not his Son into the World to CONDEMN the WORLD 5 but that the World through him might be SAVED.

20 That thou mayeft LOVE the LORD thy GOD, and that thou mayeft obey his Voice, and that thou mayeft cleave unto him (for he is thy LIFE, and the LENGTH of thy DAYS) that thou mayeft dwell in the Land which the LORD fware unto thy Fathers to give them.

John i. 1 In the Beginning was the WORD, and the WORD was with

GOD, and the WORD was GOD.

2 The fame was in the Beginning with GOD.

and without him was not any thing 3 All Things were made by him; made that was made.

4 In him was LIFE, and the LIFE was the Light of MEN.

John viii. 12 Then spake JESUS unto them, faying, I am the LIGHT of the WORLD: he that FOLLOWETH ME, fhall not walk in Darkness, but shall have the LIGHT of LIFE.

John xi. 25 JESUS faid, I am the RESURRECTION, and the LIFE: he that BELIEVETH in me, though he were dead. yet fhall he LIVE;

26 And whofoever LIVETH, and BELIEVETH in me, fhall NEVER DIE.

CHAP. XXXI.

Mofes encourageth the People and Joshua: 9 He delivereth the Law unto the Priefts to read it in the feventh Year to the People. 14 GOD giveth a Charge to Joshua; 19 and a Song to testify against the People.

Ver. 1

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ND Mofes went and fpake thefe Words unto all
Ifrael.

2 And he faid unto them, I am an hundred and twenty Years old this Day; I can no more go out and come in : alfo the LORD hath faid unto me, Thou shalt not go over this Jordan.

3 The LORD thy God, he will go over before thee,

and

and he will deftroy thefe Nations from before thee, and thou fhalt poffefs them and Joshua, he shall go over before thee, as the LORD hath faid.

4 And the LORD fhall do unto them as he did to Sihon, and to Og, Kings of the Amorites, and unto the Land of them whom he destroyed.

5 And the LORD fhall give them up before your Face, that ye may do unto them according unto all the Commandments which I have commanded you.

6 Be STRONG and of a good COURAGE, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the LORD thy GOD, he it is that doth go with thee, he will not FAIL thee, nor FORSAKE thee.

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7 And Mofes called unto Joshua, and faid unto him in the fight of all Ifrael, Be STRONG and of a good Courage for thou must go with this People unto the Land which the LORD hath fworn unto their Fathers to give them; and thou fhalt caufe them to inherit it.

8 And the LORD, he it is that doth go before thee, he will be with thee, he will not fail thee, neither forfake thee: fear not, neither be difmayed.

Heb. xiii. s Let your Converfation be without Covetoufnefs; and be content with fuch Things as ye have; for he hath SAID, I will NE

VER LEAVE thee, nor FORSAKE thee.

6 So that we may BOLDLY SAY, The LORD is my HELPER, and I will not fear what Man fhall do unto me.

Ifa. xli. Keep Silence before me, O Ilands, and let the People

RENEW their STRENGTH: Let them

come near, then let them speak: let us come near together to Judg

ment.

8 But thou Ifrael art my Servant, Jacob whom I have chofen, the Seed of Abraham my Friend.

the Ends of the Earth, and called thee from the chief Men thereof, and faid unto thee, Thou art my

9 Thou whom I have taken from

Servant, I have chofen thee, and

not caft thee away.

IO FEAR thou not, for I am with

thee: be not DISMAYED, for I am thy GoD: I will STRENGTHEN thee,

yea, I will HELP thee, yea, 1 will upHOLD thee with the Right Hand of my RIGHTEOUSNESS.

9 And Mofes wrote this Law, and delivered it unto the Priests the Sons of Levi, which bare the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD, and unto all the Elders of Ifrael.

10 And Mofes commanded them, faying, At the End of every feven Years, in the Solemnity of the Year of Release, in the Feast of Tabernacles,

11 When all Ifrael is come to appear before the LORD thy GOD, in the Place which he fhall chufe: thou shalt read this Law before all Ifrael, in their hearing.

12 Gather the People together, Men, and Women, and Children, and thy Stranger that is within thy Gates, that

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