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giveth it to whomsoever he will, and are therein. He gave us rain from setteth up over it the basest of men. heaven, and fruitful seasons, &c.The Most High, &c. whose dominion Acts xiv. 15. 17. Rev. xiv. 7. is an everlasting dominion, &c. And God who made the world and all all the inhabitants of the earth are things therein, seeing that he is Lord reputed as nothing; and he doth ac- of heaven and earth, dwelleth not in cording to his will in the army of hea- temples made with hands ; neither is


the inhabitants of the worshipped with men's hands, as earth ; and none can stay his hand, though he needed any thing; seeing or say anto him, What doest thou? he giveth to all life and breath, and all Those who walk in pride, he is able things, and hath made of one blood to abase.Dan. iv. 3. 17. 25. 32. 34, all nations of men, for to dwell on all 35. 37. Jer. xlix. 19. Luke i. 53. the face of the earth; and hath deter

The God, in whose hand thy breath mined the times before appointed, is, and whose are all thy ways, hast and the bounds of their habitations. thon not glorified. Dan. v. 23. For in him we live, and move, and.

Thy God, he who formeth the have our being, &c.--Acts xvii. 24– mountains, and createth the wind (or 26. 28, 29. Ps. I. 10-12. spirit), &c.—Amos iv. 12, 13.

For the invisible things of him, &c. The Lord hath sworn by the excel. are clearly seen, &c. his eternal power lency of Jacob.--Amos viii. 7. and godhead, &c. They glorified him

Who can stand before his indigna- not as God, &c. and changed the glory tion? and who can abide in the fierce- of the incorruptible God.-Rom. i. ness of his anger ? &c.—Nah. i. 6. 20, 21. 23.

I am a great King, saith the Lord For of him, and through him, and of hosts, and my name is dreadful to him are all things, &c.—Rom.xi. 36. among the heathen.-Mal. i. 14. Who worketh all things after the

Thine is the kingdom and the power, counsel of his own will. The God &c.—Matt. vi. 13.

of our Lord Jesus, the Father of glory. Pray ye therefore the Lord of the —Ephes. i. 11. 17. harvest, that he will send forth la Who shall be punished with everbourers into his harvest.-Matt. ix. 38. lasting destruction, from the presence

I thank thee, O Father, Lord of of the Lord, and from the glory of his heaven and earth, because thou hast power ; when he shall come to be hid these things from the wise and glorified in his saints.—2 Thess. i. prudent, and hast revealed them unto 9, 10, babes. Even so, Father, for so it God who quickeneth all things, &c. seemed good in thy sight. All things who is the blessed and only Potenare delivered unto me of my Father. tate ; the King of kings, and Lord of With God all things are possible.- lords : who only hath immortality; Matt. xi. 25–27. xix. 26. Luke i. 37. dwelling in the light which no man

The God of glory appeared unto can approach unto : whom no man our father Abraham, &c. Howbeit, hath seen, nor can see: to whom be the Most High dwelleth not in tem- honour and power everlasting.-1 Tim. ples made with hands ; as saith the vi. 13. 15, 16. Ephes. iv. 6. prophet, Heaven is my throne, &c. Who, being the brightness of his He looked up, &c. and saw the glory glory, &c. sat down on the right hand of God, and Jesus standing on the of the Majesty on high.—Heb. i. 3. right hand of God.-Acts vii. 2. 48, viii. 1. 49. 55.

He who built all things, is God.-Turn from these vanities unto the Heb. iii. 4. living God, who made heaven and It is a fearful thing to fall into the earth, and the sea, and all things that hauds of the living God.-Heb. x. 31.

Sect. VI.

For our God is a consuming fire.. Heb. xii. 29.

He is the most Strong, There is one Lawgirer, who is

Almighty, and Omnipotent God: able to save and to destroy.-James

a Rock. iv. 12.

The Lord appeared to Abraham, and The God of all grace, who hath said, &c. I am the Almighty God, called us unto his eternal glory, &c. &c.-Gen. xvii. 1. xxviii. 3. xxxv. 11. -1 Pet. v. 10. Jude 24.

And the Lord said, &c. Is any thing There came such a voice to him too hard for the Lord ?-Gen. xvii. from the excellent glory, &c.—2 Pet. 13, 14. Jer. xxxii. 27. i. 17.

His hands were made strong by the Thou hast created all things; and hands of the mighty God of Jacob, for thy pleasure they are and were &c. By the Almighty, &c.—Gen. created.-Rev. iv. 11.

xlix. 24, 25. The city had no need of the sun,

I will redeem


with a stretched&c. for the glory of God did lighten out arm.-Exod. vi. 6. Jer. xxx. 54. it, &c.-Rev. xxi. 23.

The Lord is a man of war, &c.

Thy right hand, O Lord, is become
He is Invisible.

glorious in power, &c.—Exod. xv. And he said, Thou canst not see my 3. 6. face, for there shall no man see me, He who saw the vision of the Aland live,-Exod. xxxiii. 20.

mighty, &c.-Numb. xxiv. 4. 16. Lo, he goeth by me, and I see Thou hast begun to shew thy serhim not: he passeth on also, but I vant, &c. thy mighty hand: For what perceive him not.-Job ix. 11. xxiii. God is there, &c. who can do accord8, 9.

ing to thy works, and according to No man hath seen God at any time, thy might ?-Deut. iii. 24. &c.-John i. 18. 1 John iv. 12. Thou shalt not be affrighted, &c.

Ye have neither heard his voice at for the Lord thy God is among you ; any time, nor seen his shape.-- John a mighty God.—Deut. vii. 21.

The Lord thy God, &c. he is a Not that any man hath seen the Fa- consuming fire.-Deut. ix. 3. Heb. ther, save he which is of God; he xii. 29. hath seen the Father, &c.—John Jehovah, &c. is the God of gods, vi. 46.

&c. the most strong, the greatest and The invisible things of him, &c. the most powerful, &c.—Deut. x. 17. even his eternal power and godhead. He is the Rock, his work is perRom. i. 20.

fect, &c. Jeshurun, &c. forsook God, Who is the image of the invisible &c. and lightly esteemed the Rock of God.-Col. i. 15.

his salvation, &c. Of the Rock that Who, &c. dwelling in the light begat thee thou art unmindful, &c. wbich no man can approach unto; Their Rock is not as our Rock, even whom no man hath seen nor can see. our enemies themselves being judges, -1 Tim. vi. 16.

&c. neither is there any who can deNow to the King eternal, immortal, liver out of God's hand. Deut. xxxii. invisible, &c.—1 Tim. i. 17.

4. 15. 18. 31.39. 1 Sam. ii. 2. 2 Sam.

xxii. 3. 32. Ps. iii. 3. Sect. V. Incorruptible.

That all the people of the eart Who changed the glory of the incor- might know the hand of the Lord; ruptible God into an image, &c.— that it is mighty, that ye might fear, Rom. i. 23.

&c.- Josh, iv. 24. v. 14. To the King, &c, immortal, &c.— The Almighty hath dealt very bitI Tim. i. 17. vi. 16.

terly with me, &c. and the Almighty

v. 37.



hath afflicted me.—Ruth i. 20, 21. the mighty hand of God, &c.-1 Job viii. 3.

Pet. v. 6. There is no restraint to the Lord, Lord God Almighty.-Rev. iv. 8. to save by many or by few.--1 Sam. xi. 17. xv. 3. xxi. 22. xiv. 6.

The Lord God Omnipotent reigneth. The strength of Israel will not lie, -Rev. xix. 6. &c.—1 Sam. xv, 29. Behold, God is mighty, &c. mighty

Secr. He is Omniscient, Omniin strength.-Job xxxvi. 5. Isa.

present, Immense. xxviii. 2.

Thou, God, seest me: for she said, Shall he who contendeth with the Have I also here looked after him Almighty instruct him ? &c. Hast that seetli mé ?-Gen. xvi. 13. thou an arm like God? or canst thou God said, I am sure that the king thunder ? &c.—Job xl. 2. 9. ix, 13. of Egypt will not let you go; no, not

I know that thou canst do every by a mighty hand.Exod. iii 19. thing, and that no thought can be The Lord is a God of knowledge. withholden from thee.- Job xlii. 2. by him actions are weighed.—1 Sam. Luke i. 37. Matt. xix. 26. Isa. 1. 2, 3. ii. 3. Job xxi. 22. xxxvii. 16.

Who is a strong Lord like unto The Lord seeth not as man seeth; thee, &c. Thou hast a mighty arm: for man looketh on the outward apstrong is thine hand, high is thy right pearance, but the Lord looketh on hand.-Ps. Ixxxix. 8. 13. Isa. Ixiii. 1. the heart.- Sam. xvi. 7. Luke Ps. xxiv. 8. Rev. xviii. 8.

xvi. 15. The Lord is clothed with strength. Thou, thou only knowest the hearts Ps. xciii. 1.

of all the children of men.- Kings They shall fight against thee, but viii. 39. they shall not prevail against thee; The Lord searcheth all hearts, and for I am with thee, saith the Lord. understandeth all the imaginations of -Jer. i. 19. James iv. 12.

the thoughts. If thou seek him, he, The everlasting God fainteth not, &c.—1 Chron. xxviii. 9. Deut. xxxi. neither is weary)&c. He giveth 21. Ps. cxlvii. 5. power to the faint, &c.- Isa. xl. Behold, heaven, and the heaven of 28, 29.

heavens cannot contain thee, &c.The Lord is, &c. a strong hold in 2 Chron. vi. 18. Jer. xxiii. 24. the day of trouble.--Nahum i. 7. Hell is naked before him, and

The Lord thy God in the midst of destruction hath no covering. - Job thee is mighty.-Zeph. ii. 17. 2 Cor. xxvi. 6. vi. 18. Isa. 1. 2. lxix. 1.

His eye seeth every precious thing. With God all things are possible. God understandeth the way

thereof; Mark x. 27. Luke i. 37.

and he knoweth the place thereof; Do we provoke the Lord ? &c. Are for he looketh to the ends of the earth, we stronger than he ?-1 Cor. x. 22. and seeth under the whole heaven.

To him, who is able to do exceeding - Job xxviii. 10. 23, 24. Isa. xl. 28. abundantly above all that we ask or His

eyes are upon

of man, think, according to the power that and he seeth all his goings. There is worketh in us. -Ephes. iii. 20. Rom. no darkness, &c, where the workers xiv. 4.

of iniquity may hide themselves.Strengthened, &c, according to his Job xxxiv. 21, 22. Ps. xi. 4, 5. Job glorious power, &c.-Col. i. 11. Eph. xxxi. 4. i. 19, &c.

The righteous God trieth the hearts Our God is a consuming fire.— and reins.-Ps. vi. 1. 9. Jeremiah Heb. xii. 29.

xi, 20. Humble yourselves therefore under The Lord looketh from heaven;

the ways

he beholdeth all the sons of men, &c. Thy Father who seeth in secret, -Ps. xxxiii. 13–15.

himself shall reward thee openly, &c. Heaven is my throne, earth is my Your Father knoweth what things footstool.--Isa. Ixvi. 1. Acts vii. 49. ye have need of, before ye ask him.

Understand, ye brutish, &c. He Matt. vi. 4. 6. 8. 18. Rom. viii. 27. that planted the ear, shall he not But of that day and hour knoweth hear? He that formed the eye, shall no man, &c. but the Father.—Mark he not see? &c. The Lord knoweth xiii. 32. the thoughts of man, that they are Known unto God are all his works, vanity.-Ps.xciv. 8,9.11. 1 Cor. iii. 20. from the beginning of the world.

Thou,&c. understandest my thought Acts xv. 18. afar off; thou, &c. art acquainted That they should seek the Lord, with all my ways : for there is not a &c. though he be not far from every word in my tongue, but, lo, O Lord, one of us.-Acts xvii. 27. thou krowest it altogether, &c. Such O the depth of the riches, &c. of knowledge is too wonderful for me, the knowledge of God, &c.-Rom. xi. &c. Whither shall I go from thy 33, 34. Spirit ? or whither shall I fee from The Lord knoweth the thoughts of the thy presence? If I ascend up into wise, that they are vain.-1 Cor. iii. 20. heaven, thou art there, &c.-Ps.cxxxix. Pleasing, &c. God, who trieth our 2-9, &c. Prov. v. 21. Jer. xxiii. hearts.—1 Thess. ii. 4. 23, 24. Job ix. 11.

Neither is there any creature that The eyes of the Lord are in every is not manifest in his sight: but all place, beholding the evil and the things are naked and opened unto the good. Hell and destruction are before eyes of him with whom we have to the Lord : how much more then the do.--Heb. iv. 13. hearts of the children of men ?-Prov. This is the message, That God is xv. 3. 11. 2 Chron. xvi. 9.

light, and in him is no darkness at all. Woe unto them who seek deep to -1 John i. 5. hide their counsel from the Lord; and say, Who seeth us? who knoweth us )

SECT. VII. He is most Wise. Shall the thing framed say of him He is wise in heart, and mighty in that framed it, He hath no under- strength, &c.—Job ix. 4. xii. 13. standing ?-Isa. xxix. 15, 16.

Shall any teach God knowledge, Mine eyes are upon all their ways: seeing he judgeth those that are high? they are not hid from my face; - Job xxi. 22. neither is their iniquity hid from mine The Lord of hosts, wonderful in eyes.-Jer. xvi. 17. xxxii. 19. 27. counsel.-Isa. xxviii. 29.

I the Lord search the heart, I try The Lord is a God of Judgment. the reins.-Jer. xvii. 10. xx, 12. Ps. Isa. xxx. 18. xliv. 21.

He hath established the world by Am I a God at hand, and not afar his wisdom, and hath stretched out off? Can any hide himself in secret the heavens by his discretion.—Jer. places, that I shall not see him ? &c. x. 12. li. 15. Prov. iii. 19, 20. Do not I fill heaven and earth ?Jer. O the depth of the riches, both of xxiii. 23, 24. xxxi. 19.

the wisdom and knowledge of God! I know the things which come into How unsearchable are his judgments! your mind, every one of them.—Ezek. &c. Who hath been his counsellor ? xi. 5. Amos iv. 13.

&c.-Rom. xi. 33–35. He revealed the deep and secret To God, only wise, be glory, &c.things : He knoweth what is in the Rom. xvi. 27.' 1 Tim. i. 17. darkness, and the light dwelleth with The foolishness of God is wiser him.-Dan. ii. 22. 28. Job xii. 22. than men.—1 Cor. i. 25.


That by the church might be God cannot be tempted with evil ; known, &c. the manifold wisdom of neither tempteth he any man.-James God, &c.-Ephes. iii. 10.

i. 13. To the only wise God, our Saviour, Holy, holy, holy Lord God Albe glory, &c.-- Jude 25.

mighty, which was, and is, &c.

Rev. iv. 8. He is most Holy. Who shall not fear thee, O Lord, Who is like thee, O Lord ? &c. &c. for thou only art holy, &c.—Rev. glorious in holiness, &c.Exod. xv. 4. xv. 11. I the Lord thy God am a jealous

Sect. x.

He is most Just. God, visiting the iniquity, &c. A God of truth, and without iniExod. xx. 5. Nahum i. 2.

quity; just and right is he.—Deut. Ye shall be holy, for I am holy, xxxii. 4. &c.-Lev. xi. 44, 45. xix. 2. xx. 26. Thou art just in all that is brought

I the Lord, which sanctify you, upon us; for thou hast done right, am holy.—Lev. xxi. 8.

&c.-Neh. ix. 33. Jer. xii. 1. Lam. For the Lord thy God is a jealous i. 18. 20. God among you.-Deut. vi. 15. Shall mortal man be more just than

The Lord; for he is an holy God. God ?-Job iv. 17. he is a jealous God, he will not forgive, Surely God will not do wickedly, &c.- Josh. xxiv. 19.

neither will the Almighty pervert There is none holy as the Lord; judgment. Wilt thou condemn him for there is none beside thee.-1 who is most just ?-Job xxxiv. 12. Sam. ii. 2.

17. 23. Ps. ix. 8. Job viii. 3. Who is able to stand before this He is excellent, &c. and in plenty holy Lord God ?-1 Sam. vi. 20. of justice.—Job xxxvii. 23. Josh. v. 14, 15. Ps. v. 4.

The righteous Lord loveth righteShall mortal man, &c. be more pure ousness, &c.—Ps. xi. 7. xxxiii. 5. than his Maker-Job iv. 17. xv. 15, vii. 9. 16. Lam. iii. 38.

Justice and judgment are the haThe Holy one of Israel is our King. bitation of thy throne.-Ps. Ixxxix. 14. -Ps. Ixxxix. 18. xcix. 9.

No God else beside me, a just God, Holy and reverend is his name. &c.—Isa. xlv. 21. Ps. cxi. 9.

I am the Lord, who exercise, &c. The knowledge of the holy, is un- judgment and righteousness in the derstanding.-Prov. ix. 10.

earth, &c.--Jer. ix. 24. Ps. cxlv. 17. Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of xix. 9. hosts.- Isa. vi. 3.

The justice of God, both towards Behold from the habitation of thy the righteous and wicked, argued at holiness, &c. The people of thy ho- large. Ezek. xviii. xxxiii. 8, &c. liness have possessed, &c.—Isa. lxiii. The Lord our God is righteous in 15. 18.

all his works which he doth.-Dan. So will I make my holy name known ix. 14. in the midst of my people Israel, &c. The just Lord is in the midst thereand the heathen shall know that I of: he will not do iniquity : every am the Lord, the Holy One in Israel. morning doth he bring his judgment -Ezek. xxxix. 7. Isa. xliii. 14, 15. to light.—Zeph. iii. 5. Hosea xiv. 9.

The Lord God hath sworn by his Wrath against the day of wrath, holiness, &c.--Amos iv. 2.

and revelation of the righteous judgThou art of purer eyes than to be- ment of God.-Rom. ii. 5. hold evil; and canst not look on For God is not unrighteous to forget iniquity.--Hab. i. 13.

your work and labour of love, which

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