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2. Your desires of heaven, Pfal, xlii. 1, 2. 3. Your endeavours after Salvation, 2 Pet.i.
4. DiviGon. Divide, 1. All your da s into Holy and Common,
ifa lviii. 13: 2. Each day betwixt your general and parti
cular Calling 5. The Rule of Proportion. 1. Proportion the Repentance of each Day
to your fins. 2. Your thankfulness to your Mercies, 1 Thef.
II. Directions how to number our days.
1. Caft up your accounts each Night.
not either, Eph. v. 16.
2. Or gotten good. 3. Number the days gone not to come, fam.
4. Count every Day the last, Luke xii. 20. s. To substract every Day you have lived
from the whole of your life, that you may live, counting a day less to live.
Job, vii. 1. 6. Devote the residue to the Glory of
GOD. 7. The more days you live, the greater
account prepare to give, Ecclef. xii.
14. 8. Count all your days as a Cypher to Eter
nity, Psal. xc. 4. 2 Pet. iii. 8. 9. The fewer days you expect to number, the more diligence use in them.
10. Examine s. Souls.
10. Examine the numbring of your Days
by the ordering of your Lives.
your Hearts to Wisdom
1. You have spent much Time already.
of Judgment, 2 Cor.v. 10.
PSAL. XC. 3: Thou turnest Man to destruction, and Sayest, Return, ye children of mexi
THis World is full of Turnings and Changes
1. In our Conditions or Estates, 2 Sam. xix.
43. and xx. 1.
OBS. II. The last Turn will be to Deftrution. 1. Of the whole Man, consisting in the Se
paration of Soul and Body, Heb. ix. 27.
Job vii. 1. 2. Of the Body, in its Diffolution into its
first Principles, Eccles. xii. 7. 3. Of the Soul too (without Repentance
ntanc and Faith) in Hell-fire. 1. From GOD's Presence, 2 Thes. i. 9. 2. Its own Conscience, Mark ix. 44.
OBS UI. GOD will hereafter bid us return again, 1 Cor. xv. 12, 51. At this our Return 1. Our Bodies shall be gathered together,
Mat. xxiv. 31. 2. Ou: Souls united again to them, Phil. iii.21. 3. Both of them brought before Christ's
Tribunal, Heb. ix. 27. 2. Cor. v. Jo, 4. There receive their Sentence, Mat. xxv.
34, 41. s. And so live together for ever, Mat. xxv.
Use. 1. Live above the Turnings of this Life, 1 Cor.
vii. 29, 30, 31. 2. Prepare your selves to be turned out of it.
By turning, 1. From your selves to Christ, Mat. xi. 29. 2. From Sin to GOD, Ezek. xxxiii. 11. 3.
From Earth to Heaven, Pbil. iii. 20.
PSA L. cl. 6.
Praise ye the Lord. Ho is this Lord? .717 Three Names. WHO 1. .
.his Sovereignty אדני .1 .his Unity אהיהוה יהוה .2
,his Trinity אלהים .3
II. How are we to praise the Lord? 1. With our Heads, by minding and acknow
ledging him. 2. Our Hearts. 1. By our Love and Thankfulness for his
III, What should we praise GOD for?
1. In general, for Jesus Chrift.
1. His Graces.
2. Temporal Mercies.
1. His making us.
2. His maintaining us. Neither must we praise him only for Personal, but likewise for National and Ecclesiastical Mercies,
IV. Why should we praise the Lord ?
vouchsafeth thy Mercies.
expects from thee, or thou canst give to
him. 4. The Praising GOD for what we have, is
the best way to get of him what we
want. For s. It hath always been the Practice of the
Saints. David seven times a Day, Psa.
cxix. 164. continually, Psa. lxxi. 6. 6. Hereby we glorify GOD, Psa. I. 23. 7. 'Tis a good Evidence of our Sincerity. 8. 'Tis Angels now, and will be our Work