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He forgetteth not the cry of the humble. Your heart shall live that seek God.
Fear the Lord, and depart from evil. Wash thine heart from wickedness, that thou mayest be saved.
When the wicked man turneth away from his wickedness that he hath committed, and doeth that which is lawful and right, he shall save his soul alive.
Make to yourselves friends,-that when ye fail, they may receive you into everlasting habi. tations.
A bruised reed shall he not break, and $moking flax shall he not quench.
The Lord is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit.
The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.
Thus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, whose name is Holy, I dwell in the high and holy place; with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones.
To this man will I look, even to him that is poor, and of a contrite spirit, and trembleth at my word.
The Lord is long-suffering to us ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.
It is not the will of your Father which is in heaven, that one of these little ones should perish.
He that covereth his sins shall not prosper : but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
Seek re the Lord while he may be found, call ye upon him while he is near: let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man bis thoughts : and let him return unto the Lord, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon,
Mercy rejoiceth against judgment. There is joy in the presence of the angels of God, over one sinner that repenteth. Joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just persons which need no repentance...
Come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you, and will be a Father unto yoų, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.
Awake to righteousness, and sin not. Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee life. Come unto me all ye tliat labour, and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
Iain the bread of life : be that cometh to me shall never hunger : and he that believeth on me. siall never thirst.
Quench not the Spirit. Grieve not the Holy Spirit of Gurl, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of rederuption. The fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness, and righteousness, and truth; provi!! what is acceptable unto the Lord. ! If the wicked will ture from all his sins thet he hath committed, and keep all my statutes, and do that which is lawful and right, he shall surely live, he shall not die. All his transgressions that he hath committed, they shall not be mentioned unto him : in his righteousness that he hath done he shall live.
Having, therefore, these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
Leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto perfection; not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God, of the doctrine of baptisms, and of laying on of hands, and of resurrection of the dead, and of eternal judy. ment.
I thought on my ways, and tuined my feet unto thy testimonies.
I will arise, and go to my father, and will say unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven and before thee, and am no more worthy to be called thy son.
I acknowledge my transgressions; and my sin is ever before me. . The whole head is sick, and the whole heart is faint. From the sole of the foot even unto the head there is no soundness in it; but wounds, and bruises, and putrifying sores,
I abhor myself and repent in dust and ashes.
He putteth his mouth in the dust, if so be there may be hope.
Let us search and try our ways, and turn again to the Lord. . Turn thou us unto thee, O Lord, and we shall be turned.
Hide thy face from my sins; and blot out all mine iniquities.
Cast me not away from thy presence; and take not thy Holy Spirit from me.
Surely it is ineet to be said unto God, I have borne chastisement, I will not offend any more: that which I see not teach thou me; if I have done iniquity, I will do no more.
The time past of our lives may suffice us to have wrought the will of the Gentiles. It is high time to a wake out of sleep. The night is far Spent, the day is at hand : let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light.
Yet a little while is the light with you : walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you.
As he reasoned of righteousness, temperance, and judgment to come, Felix trembled, and answered, Go thy way for this time; when I have a convenient season, I will call for thee.
Behold now is the accepted time; behold now is the day of salvation.
Choose you this day whom ye will serve.
He is our God. As the Holy Ghost saith, To. qay, if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts.
Despisest thou the riches of his goodness, and forbearance,and long-suffering; not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance? but after thy hardness and impenitent heart, treasurest up unto thyself wrath against the day of wratli, and revelation of the righteous judg. ment of God.
Knowing the terror of the Lord, we persuade men. We are ambassadors for Christ, as though
God did beseech you by us; we pray you in Christ's stead, be ye reconciled to God.
CHAP. LxXII. RESURRECTION, APPEARANCE, AND ASCENSION
OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST. Behold. there was a great earthquake : for the angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door, (of the sepulchre) and sat upon it. His countenance was like lightning, and his raiment was white as snow. And for fear of him the keepers did shake, and became as dead nen.
The first day of the week corneth Mary Magdalene early, when it was yet dark, unto the sepulchre, and seeth the stone taken away from the sepulchre. Then she runneth, and cometh to Simon Peter, and to the other disciple whom Jesus loved, and saith unto them, They have taken away the Lord out of the sepulchre, and we know not where they have laid him. Peter therefore went forth, and that other disciple, and came to the sepulchre. So they ran both together : and the other disciple did out-run Peter, and came first to the sepulchre. And he, stooping down, and looking in, saw the linen clothes lying: yet went he not in. Then cometh Simon Peter following him, and went into the sepulchre, and seeth the linen clothes lie, and the napkin that was about his head, not lying with the linen clothes, but wrapped together in a place by itself. Then went in also that other lisciple, which came first to the sepulchre, and he saw and believeil. For as yet, they knew not the scripture.