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3. Beasts. The Egyptians, Te iuxenset Ewwe Ogós é do Eagan, Laert.

So Plutarch, Lucian, Strabo, Ælian.
So also the Syrians, Tbefalians, Samjans.
EESO cicos ó Tdavtos, Sanchoniathon.

4. Sun, Moon, and Stars: As the Indians, Phrygians, Athenians, Zabears, Perfians, Ronans, Greciaus, old Saracens, Jer. vii. 18.

s. Images, Exod. xx. 4. They are referred by Eutychims to Ebers, by Epiphanius to Abraban and Terab's Time.

4. The true God was pleased to reveal him. self to Abrabam, Gen. xii. I.

5. Of all the Gods that are worshipped, we are to chuse this Jehovah to be our God.

III. Why should we have Jehovah for our God?

i. He is the Living, 1 Thef. i. 9.
2. True, Jer. X. 10.

3. Only God, Deut. iv. 34. Ifa. xlv. s. IV. What kind of Worship should we perform to this God? i. Inward, Job. iv. 24.

1. In our Understandings, 1 Cor. xiv. 15.
2. Wills. Prov. iii, I.

3. Affections.
2. Outward.
1. In our Bodies, Rom. xii. 1. Pfal. xcv. 6.

' . [ 3. Actions, 1 Cor. x. 31.

2. Lives.

1. Bless the Lord for revealing himself to you.
2. Beware of Idols, 1 Job. v. 21.

1. Idol Honours.
2. Idol Pleasures, Phil. iii. 19.
3. Idol Riches, Col. iii. s. Eph. v. s:


4. Idol 4. Idol Relations, Matt. X. 37

5. Idol Self, Luk. xiv. 26.
3. Take the Lord for your God.

1. Consider, He will be your God, Heb. viii. 10. I. He is all.

I. An All-merciful God to pardon, Exod: xxxiv. 6. Fer. xxxi. 34. Mich.vii. 18. Psal. xxxii. 1.

2. An All-wise God to direct, i Tim i. 17, Ifa. xlv. 13: 3. An All-powerful God, Matt. xix. 26.

, . : And so, 1. Can protect them from, 2. Give them Victory over, their Enemies, i. Spiritual.

1. Sin.
2. Satan.

3. The World, 1 Job. v. 4.
2. Temporal.
4. An Omnipresent God, Pfal. cxxxix. 7.

So that he can every where,
1. Help, Ifa. xli. 10, 13, 14. Psal

. xlvi. 1. 2. Comfort us, Ifa. 51. 12. 2 Cor. i. 3,4. S. An All-faithful God to his Promises. II. He bath all, Pfal. xxiv. 1.

1. Grace to make us holy,Ezek. xxxvi. 25,26. 2. Comforts to make us chearful, Job xvi. 2.

3. Glory to make us happy. III. He dotb all."

1. By his ordinary Providence, Rom. viii. 28.

2. Or by his extraordinary Power; as in jo Sepb, the Three Children, Daniel, Peter.

2. Consider the Happinefs of those that have the Lord to be their God. Psal. cxliv. 15.

1. It is he alone that made you.
2. That preserves you, Acts xvii. 28.
3. That can satisfie your Souls, Ifa. lv. 2.


USE. Let us examine, Whether the Lord be our God? I. Do we fear him as God? Ti Only, Psal

. Ixxvi. 11. 89103 Matt. x. 28. 2. Constantly II. Do we love him as God?

1. Wholly, Deut. vi. 5. Matt. xxii. 37
21 Only, Psal. lxxiii. 25.

3. III. Do we trust in him as God? 1. With all our Hearts, Prov. iii. s. Pfal. lxii. 5, 6, 7

. 2. At all Times, Pfal. lxii. 8. IV. Do we esteem and honour him as God? I. As the only true God, Fobn xvii. 3, is.

Psal. cxxxů. 5. 2. As the high and mighty God, 1 Tim. i. 17. V. Do we ferve and worship him as God?

1. Reverently, Heb. xii. 28.
2. Sincerely, Chron. xxviii. 9. Jobn iv. 22.
3. Obedientially, I Sam. xii. 14.
4. Chearfully, i Chron. xxviii. 9.
s. Only, Matt, iv. 10.
6. Continually, Luke i. 74, 75.


L E vit. xi. 44 And ye sball be holy, for I am holy.

HEY that have the Lord Jehovah for their

God, should be a fan&ified and an holy People, Ong

I. What is it to be fanctified

1. To be fan&ified, in Scripture Sense; implies to be separated and sec apart from common Use. Exod. x. io. So should we; 1. From Sin, İsa. i. 16. i Thef. v. 22.

2. The World, Jac. i. 27. 2. To be dedicaced to the Service of God, Pja. iv. 3.

1. Wholly.
2. To all God's Service.
3. With all their Might.

1. In Soul, 1 Cor. vi. 20.
2. Body.

3. Conftantly. 3. To be prepared for great Works, Isa. xiii. z. . . 1. For the conquering our Spiritual Ene

mies, Sin, Satan, the World. 2. The worshipping of God.

3. The glorifying his great Name: 4 To sanctify, is to use all Things that belong to God with Reverence; Isa. viii, 13. Deut. xxviii. 58.

1. His Name, Ifa. xxix. 23. aj otks õpxoy.
2. His Word.

3. His Ordinances, 5. 'To be fan&ified, is to have the Principles of Holiness implanted in the Soul:

They that worship Jehovah, should be an ho ly People.

II. What is it to be holy
1. Internal Holiness is the Conformiry of the

Will of Man to the Will of God.
J. What is the Will of Man
A Faculty of the Rational Soul, whereby

it chuses or refuses what the Understan

ding judges good or evil. 2: What is the Will of God, viz, his natu

ral Will ? An essential Property in God, whereby he

approves or disapproves of all Things, as they are agreeable or contrary to his

Nature. 3: What is it for the Will of Man to be con

formable to the Will and Nature of God?

1 Pet. i. 15. That we place our Wills, 11. Upon the fame Obje&ts. 2. In the same Manner as he doth. 1. He wills himself as his chief End and

Good, Prov. xvi. 4. 2. He wills Mercy, 6. Matt.ix. 130

Exod. xxxiv. 6. 3. Justice: 4. The Salvation and Happiness of Man,

1 Tim. ii. 4: Ezek. xxxüi. 11.

LII. What

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