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with Majesty and Excellency, and array thy self with Glory and Beauty; Cast abroad the Rargc ©f thy Wrath: Behold every one that is proud; and bring him low, and tread down the Wicked in theif Place; then will I also confess unto thee, that thine o.wn tight Hand can fave thee,
» God giveth Strength and Power unto his Ftopte, and in all Trials and Difficulties his Grace is sufficient for us.
b He giveth Power to the Faint, and to them that have no Might he increaseth Strength.
The Goodness of G-q'dj .*.
UCmerd. c The Lord- is good, and doth good.
d He is good to all, and his tender Mercies are over all his Worksv
e He is the Lord which exerciseth Lbvingkindness. The Earth is full of the Goodness of the Lord..
* God is Love. He is the God of Peace; the Father of Mercies, and the God of all Comfort, and Consolation.
g The Goodness of God endareth continu
ally. ^'There is none good, but one, that .is*. God.
- 'iEvery goad Gift, and every perfect Gift is from above* andcometh down from the Father of Lights. • ".:..>•..I- .
Job 4©. 1o-H, tl.,.14, - *Ps. 68. 3j.' tCM. j2. 9.
b 1s. 40. 29. ,f F£ 10* 5; Fs.: L19- 68- .; .! .
* Ps. 14J; 92 « . « J*r, *. *#. Js, 33 • i„ - • /;1 Joh. 4.I.
Rom. 1 j. 33 .*-Cor. ii 3:- Rom. .ijoji -5XE i-*- j«• 1> Mat. 19, 17. . I Ia«a- ** *»l •"-<-! ,'- •'-•- L'
1 He openeth his Hand, and iatisfieth the Defire of every living thing; but his Delights are with the Sobs of Men; who giveth us r1chly all things to enjoy,
b God is the Father of us all: We.are all hia People; and of his fulness have we all received.
c.Is he the God of the Jews only t Is he not also of the Gentiles? Yes, of the Gentiles also?
i He maketh his Sun to rife on the Evil, and on the Good, and scndeth Rain on the just and on the unjust i He is kind unto the unthankful, and to the evil*
e He is our Shield and our exceeding great Reward: He is our Refuge and Strength: He hath done great things for us.
1 He hath lhewn us the Path of Life; and he inclinetb our Hearts unto him, to walk in his ways.
6 He is the Lord, our God, which teacheth us to profit, which leadeth-us by the way that we st1ould go. • -;
h Salvation belongeth-unto the Lord; and he is a very present help in trouble.
'He is a. Father-of the Fatherless,, and a Judge ef the Widows. He hath prepared of his Goodness for the Poor.
K He delivereth thePoor and Needy, and him that, hath no helper. He is a Strength to him in his Distress,, a Refuge from the Storm, a. Shadow from the Heat. • ;.
. *.Ps.-14j. 1S. Prov. S. jr. r.T-im, 6.17.- - l Epli 4. 6. Ps. 100. j. Joh. 1.1.«. «&om. 3 29. . .JMat. j.4j. Luke 6. 3j. «Gen. 1j« r. Ps. 4«. r. Ps. n«..*.' f Psi 1«. 11. 1Xin. «. j'8. . gU; 4j...1.7-v:' hPs. j. 8. Ps. 46. u lfL4t,i> Ro. 1; jVJCja. 1lls. 2j.4. «:~= • ! I-'i.': -'*'-''-
a Herein is the Love of God to Man perfected , that he spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all; who will have all Men to be sav'd, and to come unto the Knowledge of the Truth.
b Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with Benes1ts.
« God giveth to all Men liberally, and upbraideth not.
d Behold God is Mighty, and defpiscthnot any.
e I will be gracious, saith the Lord, to whom I will be gracious, and will shew Mercy on whom I will shew Mercy.
r» tht T&A- i The Eyes of the Lord run to and u»m. fro throughout the whole Earth, to
shew himself strong in the behalf of them whose Heart is perfect towards him. He withdraweth not his Eyes from the Righteous.
e He preventeth them with the Blessings of Goodness; and no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.
h If they obey and serve him, they shall spend their Days in Prosperity, and their Years in Pleasures: Their Soul shall be at ease.
'Thou, Lord, wilt bless the .Righteous, and with Favour wilt thou compass him as with a Shield.
* The Lord taketh pleasure in them that fear him, and such as are upright in their way are his delight.
* 1 Joh. to. 12. Rom. S. 31. 1 Tim. ». 4. 'b If.«; 19. 'Jam. «. 5. d Job 3«. s, -Ex. 33. 15,.
f 1 Chr. 16. s. Job 36. 7. »Ps. 2t. 3. Ps. 84. n.
J Job 35. 11. W. 25. *3- . iJs. 5, 12.
I Ps. 147. 11, Prov, 11, ae. , . 1!
» He will fulfil the Defire of them that fear him.
b God giveth to a Man that is good in his fight Wisdom, and Knowledge, and Joy; and him shall he teach in the way that he shall chuse.
c The Secret of the Lord is with them that fear him, and he will shew them his Covenant.
d He will give them one Heart, and one Way, that they may fear him for ever, for the good of them, and of their Children after them.
e All the Paths of the Lord are Mercy, and Truth, unto such as keep his Covenant.
fThe Lord shall open unto them his good Treasure, and bless all the Work of their Hand.
e How great is thy Goodness, O Lord, which thou hast laid up for them that fear thee, which thou hast wrought for them that trust in thee, before the Sons of Men! Thou shalt hide them from the Pride of Man, thou shalt keep them from the Strife of Tongues.
h The Salvation of the Righteous is of the Lord; he is their Strength in the time of Trouble. He shall deliver them in fix Troubles, and in seven there shall no Evil touch them. In Famine he shall redeem them from Death, and in War from the Power of the Sword.
'He shall deliver them from the Wicked.
* The Name of the Lord is a strong Tower; the Righteous runneth into it, and is safe.
1 The Steps of a good Man are ordered by the Lord: tho' he sall, he shall not be utterly
• Ps. 145. 1S. b Eccl. 2. 2«. Ps. 25. 12.
« Ps. 25. 14. * Ter. 32. 3s,. * Ps. 25. 10.
f Deut. 28.12. » Ps. 31. 1o, 20, h Ps. 37. 3$. Job 3. 19, 2°. 'Ps. 37.40, *P1ov. U, 3o. .'Ps. 37.23,14.
cast cast down; for the Lord upholdeth him with his Hand.
» Like as a Father pitieth his Children, so the Lord pitieth them that fear him.
° Many times he withholdeth them from sin»* ning against him. And when the Wicked have thought Evil against them, God meaneth it for Good.
c When a Man's ways please the Lord, he maketh even his Enemies to he at Feace with him.
d The Lord forfaketh not his Saints, neither will he leave them destitute of his Mercy, and Truth. None of them that . trust., in him shall be desolate.
r. the w1ck:,: e The.Lord; is plenteous and rich ATETict mMercyj the Lord.is very pitiful, ^-' and of tender Mercy. f The Mercy of the Lord is everlasting: And his Compassrons fail not...
S The Lord is Long-suffering, full of Compassron, slow to Anger, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to Re? pentance.
h Good and upright is the Lord; therefore will he teach Sinners in the way. .
'He waireth that he may be. gracious; faying to. the .Children of Men, will ye.not be made clean? When shall it once be i,