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in his Law doth he (c) MEDITATE Day and Night. And he fhall be like a (4) TREE planted by the Rivers of Water, that bringeth forth his FRUIT in his Seafon; his Leaf alfo fhall not wither, and whatsoever he doth fhall (e) profper.

SALVATION (f) belongeth unto the Lord: Thy BLESSING is upon thy People: Thou haft put c Gladness in my Heart, more than in the time that their (g) Corn and their Wine increased.

Let all thofe that put their TRUST in thee (b) REJOICE, let them ever fhout for Jox, because thou defendeft them; let them alfo that love thy Name be joyful in thee.

Thou, Lord, wilt blefs the RIGHTEOUS; with thy Favour wilt thou compafs him, as with a Shield.

The Lord alfo will be a (i) REFUGE for the Oppreffed, a Refuge in times of Trouble:

(c) Ifai. XXVI. 9. With my Soul have I defired thee in the Night; yea, with my Spirit within me, will

feek thee early.

(d) John xv. 5. I am the Vine, ye are the Branches; he that abideth in me, and I in him, the fame bringeth forth much FRUIT: For without me ye can do nothing.

(e) 1 Tim. IV. 8. But Godliness is profitable unto all things; having promife of the Life that now is, and of that which is to come.

(f) Matt: 1. 21. And thou fhalt call his Name Jefus, for he fhall fave his People from their Sins.

(g) Matt. 6. 33. Seek ye first the Kingdom of God, and his RIGHTEOUSNESS, and all these things fhall be added unto you.

(h) John XVII. 13. And these things I fpeak in the World, that they might have my Joy fulfilled in themfelves. Chap. XVI. 22, And your Heart fhall rejoice; and your Joy no Man taketh from you.

(i) Prov. xv111. 10. The Name of the Lord is a ftrong Tower; the Righteous runneth into it, and is

fafe.

(k) Ifai.xxvI. 3. Thou wilt keep him in perfect Peace, whofe Mind And they that know thy is ftayed on thee, because he TRUSTName will put their (k) ETH in thee. Heb. x111. 5. Let your Converfation be without CoveTRUST in thee; for thou, toufnefs, and be content with fuch Lord, haft not forfaken them things as ye have; for he hath said, that feek thee. I will never LEAVE thee, nor FORSAKE thee.

Lord, f thou haft (1) heard
the Defire of the Humble:
Thou wilt prepare their
Heart, thou wilt caufe
Ear to hear.

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(1) John XIV. 13, 14. And whatfoever ye fhall ask in my Name, that will I do, that the Father may be GLORIFIED in the Son. If ye

thine fhall ask any thing in my Name, I

will do it.

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For the righteous Lord loveth RIGHTEOUSNESS; his Countenance doth (m) behold the Upright:

Thou shalt keep them, O Lord; thou fhalt preferve them from this Generation for ever.

For (2) God his in the Generation of the RIGH

TEOUS.

Lord, who fhall abide in thy (0) TABERNACLE? who fhall dwell in thy holy Hill?

He that walketh uprightly, and worketh Righteouf nefs, that speaketh the Truth in his Heart.

Thou wilt not (p) leave their Soul in Hell, but wilt fhew them the Path of Life: For in thy Prefence is fulness of Jor; at thy right Hand there are Pleafures for ever

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(m) John XIV. 21. He that hath my COMMANDMENTS, and keepeth them, he it is that LOVETH me; and he that LOVETH me, shall be LOVED of my Father; and I will LOVE him, and will manifest my felf to him.

with you alway, even unto the End (n) Matt. xxv111, 20. Lo, I am of the World. Ifai. LV11. 15. Thus faith the high and lofty One that is Holy; I dwell in the high and inhabiteth Eternity, whofe Name holy Place, with him also that is of a CONTRITE and HUMBLE SPIRIT; and to revive the Heart of the conto revive the Spirit of the Humble, trite Ones.

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(0) Fohn xiv. 2. In my Father's it were not fo, I would have told HOUSE are many MANSIONS; you. I go to prepare a Place for you.

(p) John 111. 16. God fo LOVED begotten Son, that whofoever be the World, that he gave his only lieveth in him should not PERISH, but have everlasting LIFE.

commanded LIGHT to fhine out of (q) 2 Cor. iv. 6. God, who hath DARKNESS, hath fhined into our Hearts, to give the Light of the Knowledge of the Glory of God in the Face of Jefus Chrift.

(r) 1 John 111. 2. Now are we

the Sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we fhall be; but we know that when we shall appear, we shall be LIKE him as he is. Rev. XXII. 4. And they fhall fee Converfation is in Heaven, from

his FACE. Phil. 111. 20,21. Our

whence alfo we look for the SAVIOUR, the Lord Jefus Chrift, who

down in green Pastures; he hall change our vile Body, that it

may be fashioned like unto his glorious Body, according to the working whereby he is able even to fubdue all things unto himfelf. (s) John x. 27, 28. My SHEEP hear my Voice, and I know them, and they follow me. And I give unto them eternal LIFE, and they fhall never perish; neither fhall any pluck them out of my Hand. Ifai. XL. 11. He hall feed his FLOCK like a SHEPHERD; he fhall gather the LAMBS with his Arm, and carry them in his Bofom, and fhall gently lead those that are with young.

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8 Pfalm X1. 7.

* Pf. XVI. 10.

h Pf. XIV. 5. ! Pf. xvii. 15.

i P. xv. 1, 2.
Pf. xxIII. 1, 2, 4, 5, 6.

leadeth

leadeth them befide the ftill (t) WATERS.

Yea, though they walk through the Valley of the SHADOW OF DEATH, they fhall (2) FEAR no Evil; For thou art (x) with them; thy Rod and thy Staff comfort them:

GOODNESS and MERCY fhall follow them all the Days of their Life, and they fhall dwell in the (y) House of the Lord for ever.

Who" fhall ASCEND into the Hill of the Lord? and who fhall stand in his holy Place?

He that hath clean Hands, and a (2) PURE HEART; who hath not lift up his Soul to (a) VANITY, nor fworn deceitfully:

He fhall receive the (b) BLESSING from the Lord, and RIGHTEOUSNESS from the God of his Salvation.

This is the Generation of them that (c) SEEK him, that feek thy Face, O Facob.

The (d) MEEK will he guide in Judgment, and the Meek will he teach his Way.

All the Paths of the Lord are MERCY and TRUTH, unto fuch as keep his (e) Co

(t) Rev. xx1. 6. I am Alpha and Omega, the Beginning and the End; I will give unto him that is athirst, of the Fountain of the WATER Of LIFE freely.

power to tread on Serpents and (u) Luke x. 19. I give unto you Scorpions, and over all the Power of the ENEMY; and nothing fhall by any Means hurt you. Chap. XII. 32. FEAR not, little Flock; for it is your Father's good Pleasure to give you the Kingdom.

(x) Matt. XXVIII. 20. Lo, I am you alway, even unto the End

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of the World.

(y) Rev. 111. 12. Him that overcometh, will I make a PILLAR in the TEMPLE of my God; and he fhall go no more out.

(z) Matt. v. 8. Bleffed are the PURE in HEART, for they shall see

God.

(a) 1 Pet. 1. 18. Ye were not redeemed with CORRUTTIBLE things, as Silver and Gold, from your VAIN Conversation, received by Tradition from your Fathers.

(b) Heb. v1. 14, 16, 17, 18. Surely blefling, I will BLESS thee; and multiplying, I will MULTIPLY thee. For Men verily fwear by the Greater; wherein God willing more abundantly to fhew unto the Heirs of Promife the Immutability of his Counfel, confirmed it by an Oath; that by two immutable Things, in which it was impoffible for God to lye, we might have a ftrong Confolation, who have fled for REFUGE, to lay hold upon the HOPE fet before us; which Hope we have as an Anchor of the Soul.

(c) Ifai. Lv. 6,7. SEEK ye the Lord while he may be found; CALL ye upon him while he is near: Let the Wicked forfake his Way, and the unrighteous Man his Thoughts; and let him return unto the Lord, and he will have Mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon. Heb. x1. 6. He that cometh to God, muft believe that he is, and that he is a Rewarder of them that diligently SEEK him.

(d) Matt. v. 5. Bleffed are the MEEK, for they fhall INHERIT the Earth.

() 1 Pet. 111. 13. And who is he that will harm you, if ye be Followers of that which is good?

Pf. XXIV. 3, to 6.

• Pf. xxv. 9, 10, 14.

VENANT,

VENANT, and his Teftimonies.

The SECRET of the Lord is with them that fear him, and he will fhew them his (f) COVENANT.

In the P time of (g) Trouble, he fhall hide them in his Pavilion; in the Secret of his Tabernacle fhall he hide them; he fhall fet them up upon a Rock.

The Lord will give STRENGTH unto his People, the Lord will blefs his People with (b) PEACE. How great is his (i) GOODNESS, which he hath laid up for them that fear him; which he hath wrought for them that truft in him, before the Sons of Men:

He fhall keep them in the Secret of his Prefence from the PRIDE (k) of Man, he fhall keep them fecretly from the STRIFE of Tongues. The (1) EYE of the Lord is them that fear him, upon upon them that hope in his MERCY.

To deliver their SOUL from DEATH, and to keep them alive in (m) FAMINE: There is no WANT to them that FEAR him; for though the young Lions do lack, and fuffer Hunger, they

(f) Heb. v111. 6, 8, 10. He is the MEDIATOR of a better COVENANT, PROMISES. Behold, the Days come, which was established upon better when I will make a new CovENANT with the Houfe of Ifrael, and the Houfe of Judah: I will put write them in their Hearts; and I my Laws into their Mind, and will be to them a God, and they shall be to me a People.

but

ye hall have TRIBULATION;
(g) John xvI. 33. In the World
be of good cheer, I have overcome
the World. Verse 22. And ye now
fee you again, and your HEART
therefore have Sorrow; but I will
fhall REJOICE, and your Joy no
Man taketh from you.

with

(b) John xiv. 27. PEACE I leave you, my PEACE I give unto you; not as the World giveth, give unto you. I Let not your Heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.

Ephef. 1.2. GRACE be unto you, and PEACE from God our Father, and from the Lord Jf Chrift.

(i) 1 Cor. 11. 9. Eye hath not feen, nor Ear heard, neither have entered into the Heart of Man, the things which God hath prepared for them that LOVE him.

not them which kill the Body, but are (k) Matt. x. 28, 29, 30. FEAR not able to kill the Soul; but rather FEAR him, which is able to destroy not two Sparrows fold for a Farboth Soul and Body in Hell. Are thing? and one of them shall not fall to the Ground without your Head are all numbered. Father; but the very Hairs of your

() 1 Pet. 111. 12. The EYFS of the Lord are over the RIGHTEOUS,

and his Ears are open unto their
PRAYERS.

(m) Matt. vi. 25, 26. Take no

Thought for your Life, what ye nor yet for your Body, what you fhall eat, or what ye fall drink; than Meat, and the BoDy than Raiment? Behold the Fowls of the Air, fhall put on Is not the LIFE more for they fow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into Barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them: Are ye not much better than they?

P Pf. XXVII. 5. ! Pf. xxx111. 18, 19.

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The Lord redeemeth the Soul of his Servants, and none of them that TRUSTr in him fhall be defolate.

His Mercy is in the Heavens, and his Faithfulness reacheth unto the Clouds.

How excellent is thy loving Kindness, O God; therefore the Children of Men put their TRUST under the Shadow of thy Wings.

They fhall be abundantly fatisfied with the Fatnefs of thy House ; and thou fhalt make them drink of the (p) River of thy PLEASURES:

For with thee is the FoUNTAIN of LIFE; and in thy Light fhall they fee Light.

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(n) Heb. 1. 14. Are they not all miniitring Spirits, fent forth to minifter for them who fhall be Heirs of Salvation.

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(0) Ifai. LVII. 15. Thus faith the high and lofty One, that inhabiteth Eternity, whofe Name is holy; I dwell in the high and holy Flace, with him alfo that is of a contrite and humble Spirit, to revive the Spirit of the humble, and to revive the Heart of the contrite Ones. James Iv. 6, 10. God refifteth the PROUD, but giveth Grace unto the HUMBLE. Humble your felves in the Sight of the Lord, and he fhall lift you up.

(p) John IV. 14. Whofoever drinketh of the Water that I fhall give him, fhall never thirst: But the Water that I fhall give him, fhall be in him a Well of Water springJohn v11. 37, 38, 39. Jefus tood ing up into EVERLASTING LIFE. and cried, faying, If any Man THIRST, let him come unto me and drink: He that believeth on me, (as the Scripture hath faid) out of his Belly fhall flow Rivers of living Water. But this fpake he of the Spirit, which they that believe on him fhould receive. Rev. XXII. 17. And the Spirit and the Bride fay, Come. And let him that heareth fay, Come And let him that is athirft come: And

whofoever will, let him take the Water of LIFE freely.

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Pfalm xxxiv. 7, 15, 17, 18, 19, 22. ▾ Pf.xxxvI. 5,8,9..

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