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forgive us our debts, f as we forgive our debtd 13. And lead us not into « Temptation, but deliver from evil: for thine is the "» Kingdom, and the Tkj er, and the glory, for ever. Amen. 14. For, if ye » si give men their trespasses, your heavenly Father \\


nor Riches,seed me with/W con. them from the evil, r Cor id

yenient for me. i Tim. 6. 8. Hav- There hath no temptation taken y

ing/W and raiment,1et us be there- but such as is common to ma

with content. Joh.6. 33, 34. The butGod is faithful, who will 1

bnad of God is he which cometh 5fufferyou tobe tempted above wi

down from heaven, and giveth ye are able; but will with 1

life unto the world. Then said t«w/>f*f/»» also make a Way to escal

they unto him, Lord, evermore that ye may be able to bear

give us this head. Exod. 16.21. 1 Pet. s. o. The Lord know<

They gathered it every morning,iohow to deliver the godly out

every man according to his eating, temptation.— Rev. 2. 10. Bccai

Gen. 43. 25,31, 34. They made thou hast kept the word of my ]

ready the present against Joseph tience, I will also keep thee fre

came at noon: for they heard the hour of temptation, which sti

that they should eat bread there.i5come upon all the world, to j

— Set on bread. — He took and them that dwell upon the «arth;

sent Messes unto them from be- h t 1 Chron. 29. 11. Thine1

fore him. the Kingdom, O Lord, and thou:

■ Ps. 130. 4. There is forgive- exalted as head above all. 1 Ti

step with thee, that thou mayst bea°<S. ry. —Who is the blessed a

feared. If 43. 2 c. I, even I am only Potentate, the Khgoikings, a

he that blotteth out thy transgress- Lord of lords.

ons for mine own fake, and will 'f Ecclesiafticus 28. i,&c. I

not remember thy fins. that revengeth shall find vengeti

Luk. 17. 3, 4, Take heed to 2 j from the Lord, and he will surd

your selves: If thy brother tres- keep his sins in remembrance, fl

/>«//against thee, rebuke him: and give thy neigbour the hurt that I

if he repent, forgive him. And if hath done unto thee, ib shall tl

he trespass against thee seven times fins also be forgiven when thou pra|

in a day, and seven times in a day3oest, &c. * Mar. 11. 2c. And whj

turn again to thee, faying, I repent, ye stand, praying, forgive, if

thou shalt forgive him. Mat. 18. have ought against any: that yu

ar, 22. Then camePeterto him, Father also which is in Heavj

and said, Lord, how oft shall my may forgive you your trefpajft

brother sin against me. and I forgive} f+ Eph. 4. 32. Be ye kind one to

him? till seven times? Jesus faith nother, tender hearted, forgivh

unto him, I fay not unto thee, Un- one another, even as God si

til seven times: but, until seventy Christ's fake hath forgiven yo|

times seven. f Col. 3.13. Forbearing one anothe

B Mat. 16. 41. Watch and przy,^oznd forgiving one another, if in

that ye enter not into temptation, man have a quarrel against anj

Jch. 17. ic. I pray not, that thou even as Christ forgave you, ft all

Ihoulcist take them out of the do ye.

World, buc that thou should!! keep

2lso forgive you. 15. But k if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespifles. 16. Moreover, when ye fast, be not as the hypocrites, of a 1 fad Countenance: for they disfigure their faces, that they may appear unto men io fast. Verily, I fay unto you, they have their reward. 17. But thou, when thou fastest, m anoint thine head, and «aft thy face: 18. That thou appear not unto men to fast, but unto thy Father which is in secret: and thy Father which feeth in secret, shall reward thee openly. 19. ^[ » Lay not up for your selves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where tiieves break through and steal. 10. But 0 lay up for Vow selves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor mil doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through


Mmh. Is. 35. So likewise (hall self at all, rill three whole Weeks my iwvenly Father do also unto were fulfilled. ?M,if ye from your hearts forgive 11 f Prov. 53. 4. Labour not not erery one his brother their to be rich. 1 Tim. 6. 9. They that ttrfpafts. f Jam. 2. 13. He shall $ will be rich, fall into temptation, »Jve judgment without mercy,that and a Snare, and into mmy fotlijk i>«hjheveJ no mercy; and mercy and hurtful Lusts, which drown Kioicethagainst judgment men in destruction and perdition.

Isa. 5!. 5. Is icsuch a/a/? that f Heb. 13. y. Let your conversation 'Mvechosen? a day for a Man coiobe without covetousness; and be #3 bis Soul? is it to bow down content with such things as ye ■fishead as a bulrush, and to spread have; for he hath said, I will neuckloth and ashes under him? ver leave thee nor forsake thee, "lit thou call this a fast, an accep- tjam. 5. 1, &c. Go to now ye day to the Lord? Joel a. 12,1 Web men, weep and howl for your Turn ye even to me with all miseries that shall come upon you. Jour heart, and with fasting, and Your riches are corrupted, and your *vtti wesping, and with mourn- garments are moth-eaten, &c. mS- And rent your heart, and not 0 f Ecclesiasticus 29. ir. Lay T°"r garments, and turn unto the2oup thy treasure according to the Jord your Ged. 1 Kings 21. 27. commandments of the most High, 'tcame to pass when Ahib heard and it (hall bring thee more profit' Words, that he rent his than Go Id. * Luk. 12 33. Sell that and put sackcloth upon his ye have, and give Alms; provide ^kflund fasted,and lay in fttckc[otb,z$yemt selves bags which max not jm went softly. old, a treasure in the Heavens that

,m ■' Ruth 3'. 3. Wash thy self faileth not, where no thief ap«* "Witfbie, and anoint thee, and put proaeheth,neithermoth corrupteth. thy raiment upon thee.— ".'Dan. Luk. 16.9. Make to your selves ,0-. !• I ate no pleasant Bread^o/nVsrfj of the mammon of unrighteJCltJer came Flesh nor Wine in owsoess; that when ye fail, they a)' Mouth, neither did I mrint my may

nor steal. 21. For where your Treasure is, there wi
your heart be also. 22. The a Light of the Body is th
Eye: if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole bod
shall be full of light. 23. But if thine eye be b evi
thy whole body ihall be full of darkness. If therefor
the light that is in thee be darkness, how great is
darkness! 24. ^[ c Ko Man can serve two Masters: so
either he will hate the one, and love the others o
else he will hold to the one, :and despise the other. Y
cannot A serve God ande Mammon. 25. Therefore I say un
to you, f Take (2) no thought for your Life, what y
jsliall eat, or what ye ihall drink; nor yet for your Bo

may receive you into everlasting please Men? for if t yet please
habitations. * 1 Tim. 6. 19. Lay- Men, I should not be the ser-van
ing up in store for themsclvesa ofChrist. V 1 Tim. 6\ 17. Chargi
good Foundation against the time them that are rich in this World
to come, that they may lay hold «n 5 that they be not high minded, noi
eternal Life. Prov. 19. 17. He that trust in uncertain Riches, bur in th<
hath pity upon the poor, lendeth living God, who giveth us richly al.
unto the Lord, and that which he things to enjoy, t Jam. 4. 4. -Be.
hath given, will he pay him again. h(M, the bin of the—Mwiw
Eccief II. I. Cast thy bread upomowfeteh—have reaped nkwife-yw
the Waters: for thou shalt find it Fluids, which is of you- kft-kstl+by
after many days Act. 10. 4. — -fi-mtd^fk^- t 1 /oh. 3. 1 j. Love
Thy Prayers and thine Alms are net the World, neither the things
come up for a memorial before God. that are in the World. If any man
t 1 Pet. 1.4. To an inheritance in-15 love the World, the love of the
corruptible and undented,_and that Father is not in him.
fadeth not away, reserved in Heaven e See the Note on Luk. 16. 9.
for you. f * Ps- ?y- »*• Cast thy burden up-

a* Luk. 11. 34. on the Lord, and he {hall sustain

* See on Mat. 20. iy. 10thee: he stiall never suffer the

c * Luk. 16. 13. No Servant j the righteous to be moved. Prov. i<5. rest es the Verse the fame. 3. Commit thy [forks unto the Lord,

a V Gal. 1. 10. — Do I seek to and

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f what ye shall put on: Is not the life more than eat, and the body than raiment. 26. Behold the «fowls : the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor ither into barns •, yet your heavenly Father reedeth them. ire ye not much better than they? 27. Which of you Y taking thought, can add one cubit unto his stature? I Ani ^why take ye thought for raiment? Consider le lilies of the field how they grow ^ they toil not, neiler do they spin. ,29. And yet 1 fay unto you, that een Solomon in all his glory ^ was not arayed like one of Me. 30. Wherefore if God so clothe the grafs of the eld, which to day is, arid to morrow is cast into the oen, jhxil he riot much more clothe you, O ye of little tith? 31. Therefore take no thought, laying, What all we eat?, or what shall we drink} or wherewithal all we be clothed? 32. (For after all these things do

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id thy thoughts shall be establish- for you.

1- Ps. 37.5.Ciwiw/rthy *f/yuntb * t Job 38. 41. Who provi

icLord: trust also in him, and deth for the Raven his Food? sihall bring it to pass. WisiL When his yiung ones cry unto God, 113 Neither is there any God j they Wander for lack of meat. Pi'. it thou, that cdreth for all.- 104.17, 18. These wait all upon -ilk. 12.13. —Take no thought for thee: that thou mayst give theirt wt Life, what yefiialleat; nei- their meat indue Season. That ier for your Body, what ye shall thougivefi them they gather: thou iton. f Phil. 4. 6. Be careful for 10 epenefl thy hand, they are filed with Nhing; but in every thing by good. ■.^Ps.147.9. He giveth to the f*i'w and Supplication with Beast his food, and to the young R*hanksgiving, let your Requests •vent which cry. \ Lok 11. 24. Jniade known unto God. 1 Cor. Consider the Ravens, for they nei32 But I would have you with-»j ther sow nor reap, which neither It torefuhest. i Tim 6. 8. Hav- have store-house nor barn; and 8 Wand Raiment, let us be con- God feedtth them: How much. V- *i Pet. y. 7. Casting all mere are ye better than the Fowls? "it tan upon him, for he careth

Wmanded to do our own Business, and to work with our Hands; hence we e told that the tiahd of the diligent maketh rich; and that if any do not rt,thty should not edt. But we greatly offend Almighty God, when we detour Caw t6 rend and distrea our Minds; when our Care for tempoJ »nd present things, is greater tharr for those which are spiritual and tnial; when we are backward and negligent in doing good Werh fnt toportibn to our Ability; when we use dishonest Methods to provides 'tour selves; and when we spend so much of our Time about these things, 1 to leave little, or what is not sufficient, for Prayer, reading the Scrifwi, arid other Duties necessary to fit our Souls for Heaven and typiness.

the Gentiles seek) for your heavenly Father knowethtk ye hare need of all these things. 33. But b seek ye fin the kingdom of God, and his righteousness, and all tha things shall be ' added unto you. 3V Take therefore a thought for the morrow: for the morrow shaft talc thought for the things of it self; sufficient untoth day Is the evil thereof

C HA P. VI!.

k TUDGE not, that ye be not judged. 2. For wit J what judgment ye judge, ye sliall be judged: an


h t Ps- 37- *'?• *" nave hetn ^y fef? &T thou that judge/tin young, and new am old: yet have the same things. Rom. 14.3, I not seen the righteous forsaken, ic. —Let not him which earn nor his feed begging bread, t Luk. not, judge him that eateth; si 12. 31. But rather feck ye the King, y God hatti received him. Whoa: dom of God, and all these things thou that judges another man'sse Hi all be added unto you. Job. 6. Vant? to his own master he stanc 27. Labour notfor the meat which eth or falletH-.— Why dost the ferifbetb, but fir that meat which* judge thy brother? or why do undureth to everlasting life— 110thou set at nought thy brother Tim. 4.8. Godliness is profitable to for we shall' all stand before tt all things, having the promise of judgment seat of Christ. Luk.ii the life that now is, and that which 'S-—God knoweth your heart is to come. Ps. 34.10.—They for that which is highly tftemti that/withe Lord shall not want a. 1 y mongst men, is abomination intt ny gobd thing. sight of God. f. 1 Cor. 4, 3,

1 1 King 3. 11, u, 13. God find But with me it isa very small this, unto him, because thou hast asked that I should be judged of you, j this thing, and hast not asked for of man's judgment.Judge a thy self Jong lift, neither hast thou 20 thing before the time until t| asked riches for thy self,, nor hast Lord come, who both will bril asked the life of thine Eutnttej; but to light the hidden things of darl haft asked for thy self understanding ness, and will make manifest th to discern judgment, Behold I have Counsels of the Heart: and the done according to thy words.— F 25- shall evert man have praise of Got have also given thee that which tjam 4. ti, 12. —He that spell thou hast not asked, both riches eth evil of his brother, andjW^rf and honour. his brother, speaketh evil of th

k * Luk. 6. 37. Judge not, and ye Law, and judgeth the Law.- but fliall not be judged: condemn n#r, thou judge the Law, thou art not and ye shall not be condemned.—■ doer of the Law, but a judge. The' * Rom. a. 1. Therefore thou art in- is one Lawgiver who is able' excusable, 0s Man, whosoever thou save, and to destroy: who I art that sudgest: for wherein thou thou, thatjWs*/? another? judgest another,■ tjtou condemnest 5?

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