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AS ARE NOT DIRECT EXTRACTS FROM THE HOLY SCRIPTURES..
BY THE REV. HENRY IVES BAILEY,
VICAR OF NORTH LEVERTON, NEAR RETFORD.
I will pray with the spirit, and I will pray with the understanding also.-1 Cor.
Take with you words, and turn to the LORD.-HOSEA xiv. 2.
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AND BY ALL BOOKSELLERS.
1. Dearly beloved brethren,
2. the Scripture moveth
I. The Exhortation.
1. THEREFORE, my brethren dearly beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, so stand fast in the Lord, my dearly beloved. Ph. iv. 1. Furthermore
then we beseech you, brethren, and exhort you by the Lord Jesus. 1 Th. iv. 1. See also, Lu. viii. 21. -1 Pe. ii. 11,
2. If we say that we have no sin, we deceive us in sundry ourselves, and the truth is not in us: if we confess places to ac- our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our and confess sins. 1 John i. 8, 9. If they shall confess their our manifold iniquity, and the iniquity of their fathers, with wickedness; their trespass, and that also they have walked con
3. and that we should not dissemble nor cloke them before the face of Almighty God
our heavenly Father;
trary unto me, then will I remember my covenant. Le. xxvi. 40. 42. Whoso confesseth and forsaketh his sins shall have mercy. Pr. xxviii. 13. -See also, Ps. xxxii. and li.-Ezr. x. 1.—Ne. i. 6-ix. 2.-Da. ix. 3-23.
3. I know your manifold transgressions and your mighty sins. Am. v. 12. I will plead with thee, because thou sayest, I have not sinned. Je. ii. 35. He that covereth his sins shall not prosper. Pr, xxviii. 13. Woe to the rebellious children, saith the Lord, that take counsel, but not of me; and that cover with a covering, but not of my Spirit, that they may add sin to sin. Is. xxx. 1. they have no cloke for their sin. John xv. 22. A hypocrite shall not come before him. Job xiii. 16. See also, 1 Sa. xv. 10-23.—2 Ki. v. 20—27. Ac. v. 1-10.