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nlightned, and have ta sted of the h heavenly gift, and vere made partakers of the holy Ghost, 5. And have afted of the good word of God, and the · powers of 1 X 4

the n of Joh. 4. 10. Jefus answered him, and he would have given thee nd said unto her, If thou knewest living Water. he Gift of God, and who it is 5. i Gal. 3. 2. Received ye the hat faith to thee, Give me to Spirit by the Works of the Law, Irink, thou wouldst have asked of 5 or by the hearing of Faith?

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the ķ world to come ; 6. If they shall fall away, to renew them again unto repentance : seeing they crucifie to themielves the Son of God afresh, and put bim to an open fame. 7. For the earth which drinketh in the rain that cometh oft upon it, and bringeth forth herbs meet for thein * by [Or, for] whom it is dressed, re. ceiveth blessing from God: 8. But that which 'beareth thorns and briers, is rejected, and is in nigh unto cursing; whose end is to be burned. 9. Buit beloved, we are perswaded better things of you, and things that accompany Salvation, though we thus speak. 10. ^ For God is not unrighteous to forget your work and labour of love, which ye have fhewed toward his name, in that ye have mia nistred to the saints, and do minister. U. And we defire, that 9 every one of you do thew the fame diligence, to the ? full assurance of hope unto the end; 12. That ye be 115t flothful, but followers of them, who through faith and patience inherit the promises. 13. For when God made promise to Abraham, because he could sware by ?10 greater, she sware by himself, 14. Saying, Surely, blefling, I will bless thee, and multiplying, I will multiply thee. 15. And so after he had patiently endured, he obtained the promise. 16. For men verily swear by the greater; and an " oath' for confirmation is to


* † Heb, 2. 5. See on Gal but every Man a liar ; as it is I. 4.

written, "That thou miglireft bi " 8. 'Ifa. 5. 6. I will lay it (my justified in thy sayings, and mightest Vineyard) wafte: it shall not be overcome when thou are judged pruned nor digged, but there shall 5+ 2 Thef. 1.6. Seeing it is a righte come up Briers and Thorns.--. . ous thing with God ro recompence

m Jer. 26. 6. Then will I make Tribulation to them that trouble this House like Shiloh, and will you. make this City a Curse to all the ” See on A&ts 11. 29. Nations of the Earth. Jer. 44. 10 11. 9 + Heb. 3. 6, 14. See on 22. – Therefore {because of your : Mat. 24. 13. Evil-doings) is your Land a Delia : Col 2. 2. That their Hearts lar:01, and 411 Altenishment, and a might be comforted, being knit toGurse without an Inhabitant, as at.. gerher in Love, and unto all this Day.

Is riches of the full affurance of un10.1 + Prov. 14. 31. He that.'derstanding opprifjeth the Poor, reproacheth his 13. $ + Gen. 22. 16. . See on Maker': but he that honoureth him, Luk 1. 73. hath mercy on the Poor. † Mar. 16.44 Exod. 22.11. Then shall 25. 40. + Joh. 13. 20. See on 20 an Oath of the Lord be between them Mat 10.49, 42.

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without mother, without * descent (Gr. pedigree), having neither beginning of days, nor end of lie; but made like unto the Son of God, abideth a priest continually. 4. Now consider how great this man was, 5 unto whom e Nen the patriarch Abraham gave the tenth of the spoils. 5. And verily they that are of the sons of Levi, who receive the office of the priesthood, have a h commandment to take tithes of the people according to the law, that is of their brethren, though they come out of the loyns of A braham: 6. But he whose * descent (Gr. pedigree is not counted from them, received tithes of Abraham, and blessed i him that had the promises. 7. And without all contra di&tion, the less is blessed of the better. 8. And here meri that die receive tithes: but there he receiveth them, of whoni it is witnessed that he liveth. 9. And as I may fo say, Levi also who receiveth tithes, paid tithes in Abraham. 10 For he was yet in the loyns of his father when Melchisede: te: him. 11. * If therefore perfection were by the Leviti cal priesthood, (for under it the people received the law) what further need was there that another Priest should rifd

after 4.87 Gen. 14. 20. See on the offerings of the Lord made by Heb 5.6.

Fire, and his Inheritance. 2 Chron. s. h + Numb. 18. 21, 26. I have 31.5. As soon as the Commandgiven the Children of Levi all the ment came abroad, the Children Tenth in Israel, for an Inheritance, s of Israel brought in abundance the for their Service which they serve, firft Fruits of Corn, Wine, and Oy even the service of the Taberna and Honey, and of all the Increase of cle of the Congregation. Thus the Field, and the Tythe of a 1peak unto the Levites, and say things broughe chey in abundantly zinto them, When ye take of the 10 Mal. 3.8, 9. Will a Man rob God Children of Israel the Tythes which yet ye have robbed me: but ye say I have given you from them for wherein have we robbed thee? 1 your Inheritance, then ye shall of Tythes and offerings, ye are curfa fer up an Heave.cffering of it for with a Curse; for ye have rebbe the Lord, even a tenth Part of the 15 me, even this whole Nation Tythe. Deut. 18. 1. The Priests, 6.7 i Rom.4. 13. See on G2 the Levites, and all the Tribe of 3:16,17. Levi, Mhall have no part nor Inhe- 11. k' Verses 18, 19. + 1 ritance with Ifrael : they shall eat 8.7. See on Gal. 2.21.

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