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III. What does he abhor or disapprove?

1. Generally, Sin.
2. Particularly, Prov. vi. 16, 17, 18, 19:

Í. Pride, Proo. xvi. 5.
2. Lies, Prov. xii. 22. Psal. cxix. 163.
3. Murder.
4. Wicked Imaginations, Psal. cxix. 113.

Prov. XV. 26.
5. Mischief, Psal. xi. 5:
6. False Witness.
9: Discord:
8. Idolatry; Jer. xxxii. 35. I Reg. xi. 5,76
9. Covetousnefs, Psal. x. 3:
fo. Cheating, or divers Weights,Prov.XX:

10, 23: 11. Witchcraft, Deut. xviii. 10, 11, 12: 12: False Doctrines, Rev. ii. 15.

Use: Examine, Whether you be thus eternally holy or no?

Consider, 1. If you be mistaken here, you are undone.

2. Many have been mistaken, Matt. vii. 22. C. XXV. II, 12.

3. Your not examining your felves whether you be holy, is a Sign you are not fo. 2 Cor.

4. It particularly concerns us to examine our selves now, because of the Sacrament. i Cori xi. 28.

xiii. s.

DIRECTIONS.
1. Search the Scriptares, John V. 39.
2. Observe your Lives, Lam. 3. 40.

1. Your

1. Your Thoughts.
2. Affections.

1. Repentance.
2. Faith.
3. Love.
4. Deliresi

5. Joys.
3. Actions.

1. Civil, Matt. vii. 12.

2. Spiritual, 1 Cor. x. 31. 3. Compare your Lives with the Lavts of God, Gal. vi. 16.

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Exhort. Labour after Holiness.

Consider,
1. The Excellency of its Nature.
1. It is the Image of God, i Pet. i. is:

Gen. i. 26. Eph. iv. 24.
2. The Perfection of the Soul.
II. Íts Profitableness, Job xxi. 15. 1 Tim. iv. 8.
By it we may have,

i. Pardon of Sin.
2. The Favour of God, Psal. xxx. s.

3. A Mansion in Heaven, Fob. xiv, 2.
III. Its Honours, Prov. xii. 26.

1. Honourable Titles, 1 Pet. ii. 9.
2. The Attendants of Angels, Heb. i. 14.

Psal. xci. 11.
3. Relation to God.

4. Free Admission to Him, Heb. iv. 16.
IV. Its Pleasures.
1. In knowing God, and the Things of

Eternity
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2. In thinking upon them.
3. In having good Ground to believe we

shall enjoy them
4. In our present Communion with God.

V. Its Necessity.
1. To true Comfort here.
2. To Happiness hereafter, Heb. xii. 14.

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II. What is External Holiness?
The Conformity of the Life of Man to the

Law of God.

1. What is the Life of Man Whatsoever

1. He thinks.
2. Speaks.
3. Or does in this Life.

2. What is the Law of God?
Whatsoever God in his Word hath enjoyned

all Men to observe. This Law is

Deut. iv. 12, 13, 14. c. vi. 1.
1. Ceremonial. Imposed upon the Jews only
from Moses till Cbrift.

1. To preserve them from Idolatry.
2. To lead them to Christ, Gal. iii. 24. Col. ii.

17.
Now it is of no Force; as appears,

1. From Scripture, Atts xv.
2. Reason.
The End being now taken

away,

away, Heb. ix. 1o. c. vii. 12. Ego libera voce pronunciem ceremonias Judeorum do perniciosas e mortiferas elle Christianis, Hie

ron. ad August. Epist. 2. Judicial. Of the Civil Polity. This also disannulled, being only for Jews,

Rom. xiv. I. 1 Pet. ii. 13.
3. Moral. This still in Force; for,

1. The Scripture doth not repeal it;
2. But establishes it, Matt. v. 17. c. xix. 17,

18. 3. Reason confirms it. 1. 'Tis the eternal Rule of Justice in God. 2. Established before Christ and Mofes, Matt.

xix. 8. 3. It is a standing Law to all Nations and

Times. 3. What by Conformity ? When our Lives are according to this Law,

in Omillions and Commissions. In observing, 1. The Matter. 2. The Manner. 1. Knowingly, I Cor. xiv. 15. 2. Obedientially, Psal. cxix. 6.

. 3. Chearfully, Rom. xii. 8. 4. Universally, Pfal.cxix. 6. s. Constantly 3. The End. God's Glory and Pleasure,

i Cor. X. 31.

This Law we must obey: 1. In our Understandings.

1. Know God, 1 Chron. xxviii. 9.
2. Meditate on his Word, Fosh. 1. 8.
2. Consider our latter End, Deut. xxxii. 29.

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2. The Will. Chuse no other God but Jehovah, Exod. xx. 3.

3. The Affections. 1. Simple.

1. Love God, Deut. vi. s.
2. Love thy Neighbour as thy self, Matt.

xxii. 37. Lev. xix. 18.
3. Love your Enemies, Matt. V. 44.
2. Trust in the Lord, Prov. fii. s.
3. Fear God, Lev. XXV. 17. Ifa. viii. 13.
4. Desire not thy Neighbour's Goods, Exod.

XX. 17. Pfal. lxxiii. 25.
5. Rejoyce in the Lord, Phil. iv.4.
6. Repent, Ezek. xiv. 6. Mart. iii. 2.
7. Be Angry, but Sin

Sin not, Eph. iv. 26.

2. Mixt.

1. Believe in Christ, A&t. xvi.

31. 2. Be thankful, i Thef. v. 18. 4. The outward Life and Conversation. j. In speaking

1. Swear not at all, Matt. V. 34.

2. Nor Lie, Lev. xix. 11. 2. Actions.

1. Do all with thy Might, Eccl. ix. 104
2. To God's Glory, 1 Cor. x. 3.
3. Do as ye would be done by, Mait. vii. 12.

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