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Question I. ~\%7HAT is the chief mul highest aul
Q. 2. Horn dclh it appear thai there is a Cod?' A. 2. The very light of nature in man, and the works of God, declare plainly that there is a Godf.oj; but his word and Spirit only do, sufficiently and effectually, reveal him unto men for then- salvation (d).
'fa j Bom. 11. 3C. For of him, and through him, and to him are all things; to whom he glory for ever, Amen. 1 Cor. 10. 3.1. Whether therefore ye eat or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.
(b ) Vsal. 73. 24, 25. Thou sWlt guide roe with thy counsel,. and afterwards receive me to glory.—Whom have I in heaven but thee? And there is none upon earth that. I desire besides thee; John 17. 24. Father, I will that they also whom thou hast given me he with me wheje I am j that they may behold my glory vhieh thou hast given me.
( cj Rom. 1.19, 20. Became that which may be known of God T is manifest in them; for Rod hath shewed it unto them. For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are madc^ even his eternal power and QftMU:"'' , no that they are withouMPnusi-. I'sslm 19. 1, 2, 3. Th«pR:avcus
declare the g'ory of God ; and the firmament sheweth his handy work. Day unto day utteretk speech, "and night unto, night sheweth knowledge. There is no speech nor language, where their voice is not heard.
fdj 1 Cor. 2. 9,10. Jiut as if is written, eye hath not' seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him. llut God hath revealed them unto us by his Spirit: for the Spirit searelieth all things, yea the deep things of God. 2 Tim. 3. 15,16,17. And that, from a child thou hast known the holy scriptures,which are able to make thee wise nnto salvation, through faith which is in Christ Jesus. All scripture is £iven by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for institution in righteousness: that the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works.'