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good doctrine," whereunto thou preach, saying, The kingdom of that cannot understand : they all hast attained. Till I come, give heaven is at hand.

look to their own way, every attendance to reading, to exhorta

Mark xvi, 16. And he said unto one for his gain, from his quartion, to doctrine. Neglect not the them, Go ye into all the world, ter. gift that is in thes, which was and preach the gospel to every Jer. V, 30, 31. A wonderful and given thee by prophecy, with tho

creature. laying on of the hands of the

horrible thing is committed in the presbytery. Meditate upon these

Luke 1, 16. And many of the land; The prophets propbesy things; give thyself wholly to children of Israel shall lie (John] falsely, and the priests Bear rulo turn to the Lord their God.

by their means; and my peoplo them; that thy profiting may appear to all. Take heed unto thy. Luke axli 32. But I have prayed love to have it so: and

what will self, and unto thedoctrine; continue for thee, that thy faith fail not: ye do in the end thereof. in them: for in doing this thou and when thou art converted,

Jer. vi, 13--15. For from the shalt both save thyself, and them strengthen thy brethren.

least of them even unto the greatthat hear thee.

est of them, every one is given to

Acts V, 20, 21. Go, stand and covetousness; and from the pro2 Tim. ii, 15. Study to show thy speak in the temple to the people / plet even unto the priest, every self approved unto God, a work all the words of this life. And

one dealeth falsely. They have man that needeth not to be when they heard that, they enter- healed also the hurt of the daughashamed, rightly dividing the ed into the temple early in the ter of my people slightly, saying, word of truth,

morning, aud taught. But the Peace, peace; when there is no CONSISTENCY.

high priest came, and they that peaco. Were they ashamed when

were with him, and called the they had committed abomination? 1 Tim. iv, 12. Let no man des council together, and all the senate nay, they were not at all ashamed, pise thy youth; but be thou an of the children of Israel, and sent neither could they blush; thereexample of the believers, in word, to the prison to have them fore they shall fall among them in conversation, in charity, in brought.

that full: at the time that I visit spirit, in faith, in purity.

Acts xxiv, 24, 25. And after cer. them they shall be cast down, saith Titus 11,7. In all things shewing tain days, when Felix came with the LORD. thyself a pattern of good works: his wife Drusilla, which was a in doctrine shewing uucorrupi- Jewess, he sent for Paul, and give their wives unto others, and

Jer. vill, 10, 11. Therefore will I Dess, gravity, sincerity.

heard him concerning the faith their fields to them that shall in1 Peter v, 3. Neither as being in Christ. And as be reasoned of herit them: for every one, from lords over God's heritage, but righteousness, temperance, and the least even unto the greatest, being ensamples to the Auck. judgment to come, Felix trembled, is given to covetovsness, from the

and answered, Go thy way for prophet even unto the priest, TEACHING.-UNDER BOTII this time; when I have a conveni- every one dealeth falsely. For DISPENSATIONS. ent season I will call for thee.

they have healed the hurt of the Prov. xi, 30. The fruit of the 2 Cor. v, 20. Now then we are daughter of my people slightly, righteous is a tree of life; and he ambassadors for Christ, as though saying, Peace, peace; when there that winneth souls is wise. God did beseech you by us: we

is no peace. Isa. Iviii, 1. Cry aloud, spare pray you in Christ's stead, be ye Lam. iv, 11, 13. The Lord hath not; lift up thy voice like a trum- reconciled to God.

accomplished his fury; he bath pet, and shew my people their 2 Tim. iv, 2. Preach the word; poured out his fierce anger. . . transgression, and the house of be instant în season, out of season; For the sins of lier prophets, and Jacob their sins,

reprove, rebuke, exhort with all the iniquities of her priests, that Jer, fill, 15. And I will give you long-suffering and doctrine.

have shed the blood of the just in

the midst of her. pastors according to mine heart, James V, 19, 20. Brethren, if which shall feed you with know- any of you do err from the truth,

Hosea 1v, 4-6. Yet let no man ledge and understanding.

and one convert bim; Let him strive, nor reprove another: fur Jer. xxili, 4. And I will set up know, that he which converteth thy people are as they that strive shepherds over them which shall the sinner from the error of his with the priest. Therefore shalt feed them; and they shall fear way shall save a soul from death, thou fall in the day, and the prono more, nor be dismayed, neither and shall hide a multitude of sins. phet also shall fall with thee in shall they be lacking, saith the 1 Peter V,'2. Feed the flock of mother. My people are destroyed

the night, and I will destroy thy LORD.

God which is amoug you, taking for lack of knowledge: because Ezek. xx, 4. Wilt thou judge the oversight thereof, not by con- thou hast rejected knowledge, I them, son of man? wilt trou judge straint, but willingly; not for Althy will also reject thee, that thou them cause them to know the lucre, but of a ready mind.

shalt be no priest to me: seeing abominations of their fathers. Jude 22, 23. And of some have thou hast forgotten the law of

Ezek. xxiil, 36. The LORD said compassion, making a difference: thy God, I will also forget thy moreover unto me, Son of man, and others save with fear, pulling children, wilt thou judge Abolah and them out of the fire; hating even

Hosea vi, 9. And as troops of Aholibah? yea, declare unto them the garment spotted by the flesh.

robbers wait for a man, so the their abominations.

company of priests murder in the Dan. xii, 3. And they that be


way by consent: for they commit wise shall shine as the brightness TO PASTORS IN THE OLD lewdness. of the firmament; and they that


Hosea ix, 7. The days of visitaturn many to righteousness as the stars for ever and ever.

Isa, Ivi, 10, 11. His watchmen tion are come, the days of recom

are blind: they are all ignorant, pence are come; Israel shall know Jonah 1, 2. Arise, go to Nineveh, they are all dumb dogs, they can it: the prophet is a fool, the spiritthat great city, and cry against it; not bark; sleeping, lying down, ual man is mad, for the multitude for their wickedness is come up loving to 'slumber." Yea, they are of thine iniquity, and the great before me.

greedy dogs which can never have hatred. Matth. X, 7. And as yo 80, enough, and they are shepherds | Zech. XI, 4 6,17. Thus saith the

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LORD my God; Feed the flock of was come to Jerusalem, he assay or in truth, Christ is preached; the slaughter; Whose possessors ed to join himself to the disciples: and I therein do rejoice, yea, and slay them, and hold themselves but they were all afraid of him, will rejoice. For I know that not guilty: and they that sell them and believed not that he was a this shall turn to my salvation say, Blessed be the LORD for I am disciple. But Barnabas took him, through your prayer, and the rich: and their own shepherds and brought him to the apostles, supply of the Spirit of Jesus pity them not. Woe to the idol and declared unto them how he Christ. shepherd that leaveth the flocki had seen the Lord in the way, the sword shall be upon his arm, and that he had spoken to him,

CONTENTION. and upon his right eye: his arm and how he had preached boldly Acts xv, 36-40. And some days shall be clean dried up, and his at Damascus in the name of after Paul said unto Barnabas, Liet right eye shall be atterly dark- Jesus.

us go again and visit our brethren ened.

1 Cor. 1il, 3-5. For ye are yet in erery city where we have Mal. I, 10. Who is there even carnal: for whereas there is among preached the word of the Lord, among you that would shut the you envying, and strife, and divi- and see how they do. And Bardoors for nought I neither do ye sions, are ye not carnal, and walk nabas determined to take with kindle fire on mine altar for as men? For while one saith, I them John, whose suruame was nought. I have no pleasure in am of Paul; and another, I am Mark. But Paul thought not you, saith the LORD of hosts, nel- of Apollos; are ye not carnal ? good to take him with them, who ther will I accept an offering at Who then is Paul, and who is departed from them from Pamyour hand.

Apollos, but ministers by whom phylia, and went not with them

ye believed, even as the Lord to the work. And the contention (See under TENDING THE FLOCKS, gave to every man?

was so sharp between them, that ANIMALS.)

2 Cor. v, 12. For we commend they departed asunder one from not ourselves again unto you, but

the other: and so Barnabas took PUNISHMENT.

give you occasion to glory on Mark, and sailed unto Cyprus; Jer. xxiii, 1,2; 12. Woe be unto our behalf, that yo may have And Paul chose Silas, and dethe pastors that destroy and scat- somewhat to answer them which parted, being recommended by ter the sheep of my pasture! saith glory in appearance, and not in the brethren unto the grace of the LORD. Therefore thus saith heart.

God. the LORD God of Israel against the pastors that feed my people, make ourselves of the number, or 2 Cor. x, 12-16. For we dare not

PRIDE. Ye have scattered my flock, and

3 John 9, 10. I wrote unto the compare ourselves with some that church: but Diotrephes, who lorvisited them ; behold, I will visit commend themselves : but they, oth to have the pre-eminenca upon you the evil of your doings, selves, and comparing themselves Wherefore, if I come, I will re

measuring themselves by them- among them, receiveth us not. saith the LORD. Wherefore their among themselves, are not wise. member his deeds which he doway shall be unto them as slip. But we will not boast of things eth, prating against us with malipery ways in the darkness; they without our measure, but accord-cious words: and not content shall be driven on, and fall there- ing to the measure of the rule therewith, neither doth he himself in: for I will bring evil upon them, which God hath distributed to us, receive the brethren, and forbideven the year of their visitation, a measure to reach even unto youdeth them that would, and casteth saith the LORD.

For we stretch not ourselves be- them out of the church. Jer. xxv, 35, 36. And the shep- yond our measure, as though we berds shall have no way to flee, reached not unto you; for we are

HERESY. nor the principal of the flock to come as far as to you also in escape. A voice of the cry of the preaching the gospel of Christ : they be blind leaders of the

Matth. xv, 14. Let them alone: shepherds, and an howling of the Not boasting of things without blind. And if the blind lead the principal of the flock, shall be our measure, that is, of other heard: for the Lord hath spoiled men's labours; but having hope, blind, both shall fall into the

ditch. their pasture.

when your faith is increased, that Hosea iv, 9. And there shall be, we shall be enlarged by you ac

2 Cor. 11, 17. For we are not as like people, like priest:

and I cording to our rule abundantly. many, which corrupt the word of will punish them for their ways, To preach the gospel in the re- God; but as of sincerity, but as of and reward them their doings.

gions beyond you, and not to God, in the sight of God speak we Mal. 11, 1, 2, 9. And now, O ye

boast in another man's line of in Christ. priests, this commandment' is for things made ready to our hand. 2 Pet. 11, 2. And many shall follow you. If ye will not hear, and if 2 Cor. xi, 12, 13. But what I do, their pernicious ways; by reason ye will not lay it to heart, to give that I will do, that I may cut off of whom the way of truth shall be glory unto my name, saith the occasion from them which desire evil spoken of. LORD of hosts, I will even send a occasion; that wherein they glory,

SELFISHNE89. curse upon you, and I will curse they may be found even as we. your blessings; yea, I have cursed For such are false apostles, de- Phil. il, 20, 21. For I have no them alreaily, because ye do not ceitful workers, transforming man like minded, who will naturlay it to beart. Therefore have I themselves into the apostles of ally care for your state. For all

seek their own, not the things also made you contemptible and Christ. base before all the people, ac- Phil. 1, 15-19. Some indeed which are Jesus Christ's. cording as ye have not kept my preach Christ even of envy and

Titus 1, 10, 11. For there are ways, but have been partial in the strife; and some also of good will. many unruly and vain talkers and law.

The one preach Christ of conten- deceivers, specially they of the INCONSISTENCIES tion, not sincerely, supposing to circumcision : Whose months OF MINISTERS UNDER THE add affliction to my bunds; But must be stopped, who subvert

the other of love, knowing that I whole houses, teaching things NEW TESTAMENT.

am set for the defence of the gos- which they ought nor, for Althy JEALOUSIES, ETC.

pel. What then? notwithstanding, lucre's sake. Acts ix, 26, 27. And when Saullovery way, whether in pretence, 2 Pet. 11, 3. And through coret


eousness shall they with felgned, his coming only, but by the con- | And Cornellós waited for them,and words make merchandise of you: solation wherewith he was com- had oalled together his kinsmen whoso judgment now of a long forted in you, when he told us and near friends. Send therefore time lingereth not, and their dam- your earnest desire, your mourns to Joppa, and call hither Simon, nation slumbereth not.

ing, your fervent mind toward whose surname is Peter; he is

me; so that I rejoiced the more. lodged in the house of one Simon DUTIES OF THE PEOPLE.

Gal. dv, 15, 16. Where is then

& tanner by the sea-side; who, OBEDIENCE.

when he cometh, shall speak outo the blessedness ye spake of? for thee. Immediately therefore ! 1 Cor. xi, 1, 2. Be ye followers bear you record, that, if it had sent to thee; and thou hast weli of me, even as I also am of Christ. been possible, yo would have done that thou art come. Now Now I praise you, brethren, that plucked out your own eyes, and therefore are we all here present yo remember me in all things, and have given them to me. Am J before God, to hear all things that keep the ordinances, as I deliver therefore become your enemy, are commanded thee of God. ed them to you.

I the truth

Acts xiii, 7. Which was with the 1 Cor. xvi, 15, 16. I beseech you,

Pha. 11, 29. Receive him there. deputy of the country, Sergius brethren, (ye know the house of fore in the Lord with all gladness; Paulus, a prudent man; who called Stephanas, that it is the first-fruits and hold such in reputation.

for Barnabas and Saul, and desired of Achaia, and that they have ad- Col. 1, 7, 8. As yo also learned to hear the word of God. dicted themselves to the ministry of Epaphras onr dear fellow-serof the saints.) That ye submit vant, who is for you a faithful yourselves unto such, and to every minister of Christ; who also de

SUPPORT OF THE GOSPEL one that helpeth with us, and clared unto us your love in the

MINISTRY. laboureth. Spirit.

Matth. X, 1, 8--10. And when he Col. iv, 10. Aristarchus my fel- 1 Thess. fil, 6-9. But now, when had called unto him his twelve low - prisoner saluteth you, and Timotheus came from you unto disciples, he gave them power Marcus, sister's son to Barnabas, us, and brought us good tidings of against (unclean spirits, to cast (touching whom ye received com- your faith and charity, and that them out, and to heal all manner mandments: if he come unto you, ye have good remembrances of of sickness, and all manner of disreceive him.) us always, desiring greatly to see

ease. Heal the sick, cleanse the 1 Thess. V, 12, 13. And we be- us, as we also to see you: There- lepers, raise the dead, cast out seech you, brethren, to know fure, brethren, we were comforted devils: freely ye have received, them which labour among you, over you in all our aMiction and freely give. Provide neither gold,

nor silver, nor brass in your and are over you in the Lord, and distress by your faith: For now admonish yon; And to esteem we live, if ye stand fast in the purses, Nor scrip for your journey,

neither two coats, neither shoes, them very highly in love for their Lord. For what thanks can we works' sake. And be at peace render to God again for you, for nor yet staves; for the workman among yourselves.

all the joy wherewith we joy for is worthy of his meat.
your sakes before our God.

Luke x, 7, 8 And in the samo Heb. xiii, 7, 17. Remember them which have the rule over you, 3 John 8. We therefore ought house remain, eating and drinkwho have spoken unto you the to receive such, that we might be ing such things as they give: for word of God; whose faith follow, fellow-helpers to the truth.

the labourer is worthy of his hire.

Go not from house to house. And considering the end of their cons

into whatsoever city ye enter, and versation; Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit Acts 1x, 38. And forasmuch as they receive yon, eat such things yourselves: for they watch for Lydda was nigh to Joppa, and the as are set before you. your souls, as they that must give disciples had heard that Peter 1 Cor. ix, 6-11, 14. Or I only and account; that they may do it with was there, they sent unto him two Barnabas, have not we power to joy, and not with griei: for that is men, desiring him that he would forbear working? Who goeth a wuprofitable for you.

not delay to come to them. warfare any time at his own ATTENTION.

Acts », 5, 6, 21-24, 32, 33. And charges? who planteth a vineyard,

now send men to Joppa, and call and eateth not of the fruit thereof; Mark vi, 20. For Herod feared for one Simon, whose surname is or who feedeth a flock,

and eateth John, knowing that he was a just Peter: He lodgeth with one

not of the milk of the flock? Say man and an holy, and observed Simon a tanner, whose house is by I these things as a man? or saith hin; and when he heard him, he the sea-side: he'shall tell thee what not the law the same also? For it did many things, and beard him thou oughtest to do. Then Peter is written in the law of Moses, gladly.

Thou shalt not muzzle the mouth went down to the men which

of the ox that treadeth oåt the 2 Cor. 1, 14. As also ye have were sent unto him from Cor

corn. Doth God take care for acknowledged us in part, that we nelius, and said, Behold, I am he

oxen? Or saith he it altogether are your rejoicing, even as ye also whom ye seek: what is the cause are ours in the day of the Lord wherefore ye are come? And doubt, this is written: that he that

for our sakes? For our sakes, no Jesus. 2 Cor. if, 1, 2. But I determined a just man, and one that feareth plougheth should plough in tope;

and that he that thrasheth in this with myself, that I would not God, and of good report among come again to you in heaviness. all the nation of the Jews, was hope should be partaker of his For if I make you sorry, who is he warned from God by an' holy hope. If we have sown unto you then that maketh me glad, but angel to send for thee into his spiritual things, is it a great thing

if we shall reap your carnal the same which is made sorry by house, and to hear words of thee. Then called he them in, and

things? Even so hath the Lord me? lodged them. And on the morrow

ordained that they which preach 2 Cor. vil, 6, 7. Nevertheless Peter went away with them, and

the gospel should live of tho God, that comforteth those that certain brethren from Joppa ac

gospel. are 'cast down, comforted us by companied him. And the morrow Gal. vi, 6. Let him that is 0.0 coming of Titus; And not by alter they entered into Cesarea. I taught in the word communicata ninto him that teacheth in all good DISINTERESTED CONDUCT was present with you, and wanted, things.


I was charge able to no man: for 3 John 7. Because that 'for his

that which was lacking to me the name's sake they went forth, was of the same craft, he abode donia supplied; and in all things I

Acts xviii, 3. And because he brethren which came from Macetaking nothing of the Gentiles.

with them, and wrought; for by have kept myself from being bur

their occupation they were tent densome unto you, and so will I 1 Cor. xvi, 17, 18. I am glad of makers.

keep myseľ. the coming of Stephanas, and

Acts xx, 33, 34. I have coveted Fortunatus, and Achaicus: for that

2 Cor. xii, 13, 16-18. For what is which was lacking on your partno

man's silver, or gold, or ap- it wherein you were inferior to they have supplied. For they parel. Yea, yo yourselves know other churches, except it be that Las refreshed my spirit and that these hands have ministered I myself was not burdensome to yours: therefore acknowledge ye that were with me.

unto my necessities, and to them you; forgive me this wrong. But them that are buch.

be it so, I did not burden you: Phil. iv, 10, 14-18. But I rejoiced

1 Cor. ix, 12, 15, 18. If others be nevertheless, being crafty, I in the Lord greatly, that now at partakers of this power over you, caught you with guile. Did i the last your care of me hath are not we rather? Nevertheless make a gain of you by any of flourished again; wherein ye were

we have not used this power, but them whom I sent unto you? I also careful, but ye lacked oppor- suffer all things, lest we should desired Titus, and with him I sent tunity: Notwithstanding ye have hinder the gospel of Christ. But a brother: did Titus make a gain well done that ye did communi- I have used none of these things; of you? walked we not in the same cate with my afiction. Now, ye

neither have I written these spirit? walked we not in the same Philippians know also, that in the things, that it should be so done steps? beginning of the gospel, when I unto me: for it were better for me 1 Thess. 11, 6, 9. Nor of men departed from Macedonia, no to dio, than that any man should sought we glory, neither of you, church communicated with me,

make my glorying void. What nor yet of others, when we might as concerning giving and receive is my reward then? Verily, that, have been burdensome, as the ing, but ye only. For even in when I preach the gospel, Í may apostles of Christ. For ye roThessalonica ye sent once and make the gospel of Christ without member, brethren, our labour and again unto my necessity. Not charge, that l'abuse not my power travail: for labouring night and because I desire a gist; but i de in the gospel.

day, because we would not be sire fruit that may abound to your 2 Cor, xi, 7--9. Have I committ-chargeable unto any of you, wo account. But I have all, and ed an offence in abasing myself preached unto you ihe gospel of abound: I am full, having received that ye might be exalted, because God. of Epaphroditus the things which I have preached to you the gospel 2 Thess. ill. 9. Not because we were sent from yon, an odour of a of God freely? I robbed other lave not power, but to make our. sweet smell, a sacrifice acceptable, churches, taking wages of them, selves au eus.um.ple uulo you to well-pleasing to Gouda

lo do you service. And when I follow us.


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THEIR PURPOSE. gods, and I will call on the namo Lond, he is the God the LORD, ho TO PRODUCE FAITII IX A

of the LORD; and the God that is the God.

answereth by fire, let him be God. DIVINE INTERPOSITION. And all the people answered and brought their ships to land, they

Luke v, 11. And when they had Exod. iv, 6, 8, 9. That they may said, It is well spoken. believe that the Lord God of their

forsook all, and followed him.

Mark ii, 9-12. Whether is it fathers, the God of Abraham, the

John 11, 11. This beginning of God of Isaac, and

the God of easier to say to the sick of the miracles 'did Jesus in Cans of Jacob, hath appeared unto

thee. palsy, Thy sins be forgiven thee; Galilee, and manifested forth his And it shall come to pass, if they or to say, Arise, and take up thy glory: and his disciples believed will not believe thee, 'neither bed, and walk? But that yo may on him. hearken to the voice of the first know that the Son of man hath

Acts ix, 35, 42. And all that sign, that they will believe thevoice power on earth to forgives us dwelt in Lydda and Saron saw of the latter sign. And it shall (he saith to the sick of the palsy.) him, and turned to the Lord. And come to pass, if they will not be- I say unto thee, Arise, and take it was known throughout all lieve also these two signs, neither up thy bed, and go thy way into

thine house. hearken unto thy voice, that thou

And immediately

Joppa; and many believed in the

Lord. shalt take of the water of the ho arose, took up the bed, and

Acts xiil, 12. Then the deputy, river, and pour it upon the dry went forth before them all; insoland: and the water wbich thou much that they

were all amazed, when he saw what was done, bo takest out of the river shall be- and glorified God, saying, we lieved, being astonished at the never saw it on this fashion.

doctrine of the Lord. come blood upon the dry land. Ecod. vii, 5. And the Egyptians

John iv, 48. Then said Jesus BUT SOMETIMES INEFFECTUAL. shall know that I am the LORD, unto him, Except ye see sigus and

Exod. vii, 23. And Pharaoh when I stretch forth mine hand wonders, ye will not believe.

turned and went into his house, upon Egypt, and bring out the John xi, 41, 42. Then they took neither did he set his heart to children of Israel from among away the stone from the place this also. them.

where the dead was laid. And Deut. 1, 32. Yet in this thing yo Exodus xyl, 6, 7, 12.

Ana Jesus lifted up his eyes, and said, did not believe the Lord your Moses and Aaron' said unto all Father, I thank thee that thou God. the children of Israel, At even, hast heard me. And I knew that

P3. Ixxvlll, 42, 43. They rememthen ye shall know that the Lord thou bearest me always but be, bered not his hand, nor the day hath brought you out from the cause of the people which stand when he delivered them from the land of Egypt.

And in the by I said it, that they may believe enemy. How he had wrought his morning, then ye shall see the that thou hast sent me.

signs in Egypt, and his wonders glory of the LORD; for that he

in the field of Zoan. hearoth your murmurings against

Dark vi, 52. For they considerthe LORD: and what are we, that Exod. iv, 29- 31. And Moses ed not the miracle of the loaves; ye murmur against us? I have and Aaron went and gathered for their heart was hardened. heard the murmurings of the together all the elders of the children of Israel: speak unto children of Israel: And Aaron

Luke xvii, 32. Remember Lot's

wife. them, saying, At even ye shall eat spake all the words which the flesh, and in the morning ye shall LORD had spoken unto Moses,

John xi, 47, 48. Then gathered be filled with bread; and ye shall and did the signs in the sight of the chief priests and the Phariseen knowthat I am the LORD your God. the people. And the people be- a council, and said, What do we?

Num. xvi, 28. And Moses saia, lieved: and when they heard that for this man doeth many miracles. Hereby ye shall know that the the LORD had visited the children If we let him tlius alone, all men Lord hath sent me to do all these of Israel, and that he had looked will believe on him. works; (for I have not done them upon their affliction, then they Acts iv, 14, 16, 17, 21, 22. And of mine own mind.)

bowed their heads and wor- beholding the man which was Joshua fil, 10.

healed standing with them, they And Joshua

shipped. said, Hereby ye shall know that

Exod. xlv, 31. And Israel saw Saying, What shall we do to these

could say nothing against it. the living God is among you, and that great work which the LORD med? for that indeed a notable that be will without tail drive did upon the Egyptians: and the miracle hath been done by them out from before you the Canaan people feared the Lord, and be is manifest to all them that dwell Ites.

lieved the LORD, and his servant in Jerusalem; and we cannot deny

Moses. 1 Kings xvill, 23, 24. Let them

it. Lut, that it spread no further therefore give us two bullocks;

1 Kings xvii, 24. And the wo, among the people, let us straitly and let then choose one bullock man said to Elijah, Now by this threaten them, that they speak for themselves, and cut it in know that thou art a man of God, henceforth to no man in this pieces, and lay it on wood, and and that the word of the Lord in name. So when they had further put no fire under; and I will dress thy mouth is truth.

threatened them, they let them go, the other bullock, and lay it on 1 Kings xvili, 39. And when all finding nothing how they mighi wood, and put no fire under: the people sair it, they fell on punisl them, because of the peo. Aucull so on the nuwe ui jour their faces: an ! Hey saiu, The I ple; fur all nei glorified God for


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