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» Heaven and Earth slull pass away, but hit Words shall not pass away. Neither shall there sail one word of all his good Promise.
b He also is W1fe, and will br1ng Evil, and will not call back his Words.
c His-Covenant will he not break, nor alter the thing that is gone out of his Lips.
d Our Labour shall not be in vain in the Lord: For, he hath laid, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.
t The Lord is not slack concerning his Promise, as some Men count slackness.
1 God is not a Man, that he should Lye, neitherihe Son of Man, that he 1hould repent. Let God be True, but every Man a Lyar.
S If we believe not, yet, he abideth-Faithful; he cannot deny himself. It is impoflible sot God to Lye.
h Hath he said, and shall he not do it? Or, hath he spoken, and shall he not make it good? I have spoken it, (saith the Lord,) I will also bring it to pass; I have purposed it, I will also do it.; I will not repent; neither will! turn back from it.
'. The Lord our God is Holy. He is the Lord our Holy One. Holy, Holy, Holy, is the Lord of Hosts.
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a God is Pure, and every word of God is pure. *
b Holy and Reverend is his Name.
c The Lord is Righteous in all his Ways; and Holy in all his Works.
d The Law of God is Holy, and his Commandments are Holy, and Just, and Good.
e.Thou only, O Lord, art Holy.
1 There is none Holy as the Lord. Who is like unto thee, O Lord, glorious in Holiness i
g Behold, he putteth no Trust in his Saints; yea the Heavens are not clean in his Sight.,
h Far be it from God, that he strould do Wick^ edness, and from the Almighty, that he mould commit Iniquity. God cannot be tempted with Evil, neither tempteth he any Man.
, Why fay ye, every one that doth Evil is good in the sight of the Lord, and he delightethin them? He is not a God, that hath Pleasure in Wickedness, neither shall Evil dwell with him. He is of purer Eyes, than to behold Evil j; and cannot'look on Iniquity; the foolish shall not stand in his sight, he hateth all workers of Iniquity.
k The Way of the Wicked, the Thoughts of the Wicked, the Sacrifice and Prayer of the Wicked are an Abomination to.the Lord.
» The Righteous Lord lovetb Righteousness; His Countenance doth behold the Upright. The Lord taketh pleasure in them that fear him: But to all those that work Wickedness, he faith, Depart from me, I know you not.
b Surely, God w1ll not hear Vanity, neither will the Almighty regard it: but the Prayer of the Upright is his Delight.
GOD is Incomprehensible.
« Behold, God is Great, and we know him not; touching the Almighty, we cannot find him out. His Greatness is unsearchable.
d Can we, by Searching, find out God? can we find out the Almighty uuto Perfection? Such Knowledge is too wonderful for us: It is high, we cannot attain unto it. And when we talk of him, we cannot order our Speech, by reason of Darkness.
e What Man knoweth the things of a Man, fave the Spirit of a Man, which is in him ? even so the things of God knoweth no Man, but the Spirit of God.
1 Verily, O God, thou art a God that hidest thy self: dwelling in the Light, which no Man can approach unto.
% O the depth of the Riches, both of the Wisdom and Knowledge of God! there is no searching of his Understanding. We know not
the Thoughts of the Lord, neither understand we his Counsel.
»Who knoweth the Power of his Anger? and the Thunder of his Power who can understand?
*, How unsearchable are his Judgments, and his Ways past finding out? His Judgments are a great Deep.
c We are not able to comprehend what is the
breadth, and length, and depth , and height;
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d Who can utter the mighty Acts of the Lord? Who can shew forth all his Praise i
eMany, O Lord, are thy wonderful Works which thou hast done; they cannot be reckoned up, in order, unto thee: If we would declare, and speak of them, they are more than can be numbred.
f God hath done great things, and unsearchable; marvellous things, past finding out. Great things doth he, which we cannot comprehend.
B No Man can find out the Work that God maketh, from the Beginning to the End: Tho' a Man labour to fed? it out yet he shall not find it; yea tho' a Wise Man think to know it, yet shall he not be able to find it.
h Stand still, and confider the wondrous Works of God. Dost thou know when God disposed
them? Dost thou know the wondrous Works of him which is perfect in Knowledge?
»Who h»»h measured the Waters in the hollow of his Hand, and meted out Heaven with, the Span, and comprehended the Dust of the ijar1h in a Measure, and weighed the Mountains in Scales, and the Hills in a Balance?
b The Host of Heaven cannot be numbred, neither the Sand of the Sea measured.
c Lo! These are parts of his Ways; but howlittle a portion is heard of .him?
d As thou knowest not what is the way of the Spirit, nor how the Bones do grow in the Womb of her that is with Child; even so thou knowest not the Works of God, who maketh all.