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Patience for it, until he receive the early and latter Rain: Be ye also patient and establish your Hearts, for the coming of the Lord draweth nigh. :y. All the Days of my appointed Time will I wait till my Change come.
iz We have the Sentence of Death in ourselves, that we thould not trust in ourselves, but in God, which raiseth the Dead.
a Lean not unto thine own Understanding. He that trulteth in his own Heart is a Fool.
b. The rich Man's Wealth is his strong City, and as a high Wall in his own Conceit: He maketh Gold his 'Hope; he saith to the fine Gold, Thou art my Confidence. But he that trulteth in his Riches shall fall.; for Riches profit not in the Day of Wrath. c. Trust
ye not in a Friend ; put ye not Confidence in a Guide, but look unto the Lord; and wait for the God of your Salvation.
: . Put not your Trust in Princes, nor in the Son of Man, in whom there is no Help For it is better to trust in the Lord, than to put Confidence in Man. It is better to trust in the Lord, than to put Confidence in Princes.
• Cursed is the Man that trusteth in Man, and maketh Fluth his Arm, and whose Heart departeth from the Lord. But happy is he whose Hope is in the Lord his God, who made Heaven and Earth. For it is good that a Man should both hope and quietly wait for the Salvation of the Lord.
James 5:7, 8. y Job 14:14
2 2 Cor. 1. 9.
a Prov. Prov. 28. 26. b Prov. 18. II. Job 31. 24. 3. 5:
Prov. II. 28, 4. c Mic. 7. 5, 7
d Pfal. 146. 3.
Pfal. 118. 9. e Jer. 17. 5. Psal. 146. 5. 6. Lam. 3. 26.
f Thou shalt fear the Lord thy God.
& Let all the Earth fear the Lord ; let all the Inhabitants of the World stand in Awe of him : The Lord reigneth, let all the People tremble.
h Shall not his Excellency make you afraid, and his Dread fall upon you? Fear ye not me? (faith the Lord) Will ye not tremble at my Presence?
i Who would not fear thee, O King of Nations? For to thee doth it appertain to do Evil, and to do Good.
k Say unto God, how terrible art thou in thy Works? Thou, even thou art to be feared ; and who
may stand in thy Sight when once thou art angry? While I suffer thy Terrors, I ain distracted: At thy Wrath the Earth shall tremble, and the Nations shall not be able to abide thy Indignation.
| The Fear of the Lord is the Beginning of Wisdom; for by the Fear of the Lord Men depart from Evil.
m A wife Man feareth and departeth from Evil; but a Fool rageth and is confident.
n Stand in Awe then and sin not. Serve God acceptably, with godly Fear; and work out your own Salvation with Fear and Trembling.
f Deut. 6. 13.
g Pfal. 33.
Psal. 99. I.
k Psal. 66. 3.
1 Prov. 9. 10. Pral. 76. 7. Psal. 88. 15. Jer. 10, 10.
n Pral. 4. 4.
Heb. 12. Prov. 16. 6. n Prov. 14, 16. 28, Phil. 2. 12.
• Serve the Lord with Fear, and let your Heart stand in Awe of his Word. For whoso despiseth the Word, shall be destroyed; but he that feareth the Commandment, shall be rewarded.
Wait for the Lord in the Way of his Judgments; for when his Judgments are in the Earth, the Inhabitants of the World will learn Righteoufness.
9 Happy is the Man that feareth alway; but he that hardeneth his Heart shall fall into Mischief.
As for the Wicked, there is no Fear of God before their Eyes. Because they have no Changes, therefore they fear not God.
s Ye shall not fear other Gods.
* Learn not the Way of the Heathen, and be not dismayed at the signs of Heaven ; for the Customs of the People are vain.
« Fear ye not the Reproach of Men, neither be ye afraid of their Revilings. Be ye not afraid of them, nor of their Words; nor be dismayed at their Looks. I, even I am he, (faith the Lord) that comforterh you. Who art thou that thou fhouldst be afraid of a Man that Thall die, and of the Son of Man who shall be made as Grafs, and forgettest the Lord thy Maker ?
* Be not afraid of them that kill the Body, and after that have no more that they can do, being not able to kill the Soul; but rather fear him,
o Pfal. 2. 11.
P Isa. Pfal. 119. 161.
Prov. 13. 13. 26.8, 9. a Prov. 28. 14•
f Pfal. 36. 1. Psal. 59: 19. • 2 Kings 17. 35. t Jer. 10.2, 3 Isa. 51. 7. Ezek. Ifa. 51. 12, 13•
W Luke 12. 4.
Mat. 10. 28. Luke 12. 5.
which after he hath killed hath Power to caft both Soul and Body into Hell.
* The Fear of Man bringeth a Snare.
y Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy Heart, and with all thy Understanding, with all thy Soul, and with all thy Mind, and with all thy Strength. This is the first and great Commandment.
z If any Man love not the Lord Jesus Christ, let him be Anathema, Maranatha.
• Grieve not the Holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are fealed unto the Day of Redemption.
Set your Heart and your Soul to seek the Lord your God. Delight yourselves in the Lord; and cleave unto hiin; and choose the Things that please him.
i love the Lord all ye his Saints ; and take Delight in approaching to God. Let the Desire of your Souls be to his Name, and to the Remem brance of him ; and esteem the Words of his Mouth more than your neceffary Food.
* Set your Affections on Things above; and lay up for yourselves Treasures in Heaven; for where your Treasure is, there will your Heart be also.
Luke 12. 5.
y Mat. 22. 37. Mark 12. 33, 30. Mat. 22. 38. ž Cor. 16. 22.
b a Eph. 4. 30. i Chron. 22. 19. Pfal. 37. 4. Deut. 13•
Ifa. 58. 2.
Isa. 26. 8. 4. Job 23. 12. d Col. 3. 2. Mat. 6. 20, 21.
c Pfal. 31. 23
Let your Conversation be in Heaven, from whence also we look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ.
f Be ye Followers of God, as dear Children; and walk in Love, as Christ also hath loved us.
& This is the Love of God, that we keep his Commandments.
h If a Man love Jesus Christ, he will keep his Words. He that loveth him not, keepeth not his Sayings.
i Ye that love the Lord, hate Evil.
k Thy Word, O Lord, is very pure; therefore thy Servant loveth it. ,
"I love thy Commandments above Gold. Thy Judgınents are more to be desired than fine Gold: They are sweeter also than Honey and the Honeycomb.
m Set not your Affections on Things on the Earth.
n Love not the World, neither the Things which are in the World. For all that is in the World, the Lust of the Flesh, the Lust of the Eyes, and the Pride of Life, is not of the Father; but is of the World. And the World pafseth away, and the Luft thereof. If any Man love the World, the Love of the Father is not in him. And whosoever will be a Friend of the World, is the Enemy of God : For the Friendship of the World is Enmity with God.
e Phil. 3. 206
f Eph. 5. 1, 2. 8 1 John 5. 3. h John 14. 23, 24.
i Pral. 97. 10.
k Pfal. 119. 140. 1. Plal. 1 19. 127: Pfal. 19. 9, 10.
m Col. 3: 2
n í John 2, 15, 16, 17, 15. James 4. 4.