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His mercy endureth for ever, &c. -Ps. cxxxvi. 1, &c. Luke i. 50.

The Lord is merciful, &c. he will not always chide, &c. As the heaven is high above the earth, so great is his mercy toward them who fear him. Like as a father pitieth his children, so the Lord pitieth them who fear him for he knoweth our frame; he remembereth that we are dust.-Ps. ciii. 8, 9. 11. 13, 14. Hosea xi. 8, 9. James v. 11.

Where, &c. is the sounding of thy bowels, and of thy mercies?—Isa. lxiii. 15.

I will not cause mine anger to fall upon you: for I am merciful, saith the Lord: I will not keep anger for ever.-Jer. iii. 12. Judges x. 15, 16.

Ephraim, my dear son, &c. my bowels are troubled for him: I will surely have mercy on him, &c.-Jer. xxxi. 20. 2 Chron. xxxvi. 15.

To the Lord our God belong mercies, &c.-Dan. ix. 9.

I knew that thou art gracious God and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repentest thee of the evil.-Jonah iv. 2. Joel ii. 13. Hos. xi. 8, 9. Judges ii. 18.

Who is a God like unto thee, who pardoneth iniquity? &c. He retaineth not his anger for ever, because he delighteth in mercy.-Mic. vii. 18. I am the Lord; I change not: therefore ye sons of Jacob are not consumed.-Mal. iii. 6. Lam. iii. 22.

Remission of their sins: through the tender mercies (or bowels of mercy) of our God; whereby the dayspring from on high, &c.-Luke i. 77, 78.

Blessed be God, &c. the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort. -2 Cor. i. 3.

But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love, &c.—Eph. ii. 4.– See CHAP. XXXI.

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He who blesseth himself in the earth, shall bless himself in the God of truth and he who sweareth in the earth, shall swear by the God of truth.-Isa. lxv. 16.


Great is thy faithfulness, &c. Out of the mouth of the Most High proceedeth not evil and good, &c.Lam. iii. 23. 38.

Blessed be God who visited his people, and hath raised up a horn of salvation for us in the house of his servant David; as he spake by the mouth of his holy prophets, which have been since the world began. -Luke i. 68-70.

God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that you are able, &c.-1 Cor. x. 13. 1 Thess. v. 24. 1 Cor. i. 9.

Two immutable things, wherein it is impossible for God to lie, &c. Heb. vi. 18.

Commit the keeping of their souls to God, as unto a faithful Creator.1 Pet. iv. 19.

How long, O Lord, holy and true, dost thou not judge and avenge? &c. -Rev. vi. 10.


He is Unchangeable.

I AM the Lord; I change not: there-
fore ye sons of Jacob are not con-
sumed, &c.-Mal. iii. 6.

God willing, &c. to shew the heirs
of promise the immutability of his
counsel, confirmed it by an oath; that
by two immutable things, in which it
was impossible for God to lie, &c.—
Heb. vi. 17, 18.

The Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning. Jam. i. 17.

also, but I perceive him not.-Job ix. 10, 11. xxxiii. 12, 13.

UNTO God would I commit my cause;
who doth great things, and unsearch-
able, &c.—Job v. 8, 9. xxxvii. 5. 23.
Who doth great things, past find-
ing out, &c. Lo, he goeth by me,
and I see him not: he passeth on

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Hast thou not known, hast thou not heard the everlasting God? &c. There is no searching of his understanding.-Isa. xl. 28.

Neither knoweth any man the Father, save the Son, and he to whomSECT. XVI. He is Infinite and Un- soever the Son will reveal him.—

Matt. xi. 27.


O the depth of the riches, both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out! For who hath known the mind of the Lord? or who hath been his counsellor? &c.-Rom. xi. 33-35.

For the invisible things of him, &c. even his eternal power and godhead. Rom. i. 20.

Now is made manifest, &c. according to the commandment of the everlasting God.-Rom. xvi. 26.

Christ, who, through the eternal Spirit, offered himself, &c.-Heb. ix. 14.

Now unto the King eternal, &c. the only wise God, &c.-1 Tim. i. 17.

I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord; which is, and which was, and which is to come: the Almighty, &c.-Rev. i. 8. 11. 17. xi. 17. ii. 8. xxii. 13.

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Lord God Almighty, which was, and is, and is to come.-Rev. iv. 8.

Worshipped him who liveth for ever and ever.-Rev. v. 14. xv. 7.


He only is the True and Living God.

UNTO thee it was shewed, that thou mightest know that the Lord he is God; there is none else besides him, &c. Know therefore this day, and consider it in thine heart, that the Lord, he is God in heaven above, and upon the earth beneath; there is none else. Deut. iv. 35. 39. vii. 9. 1 Sam. ii. 2.

The Lord our God is one Lord.Deut. vi. 4. Mark xii. 29. 32. 1 Cor. viii. 4-6. Gal. iii. 20. Mal. ii. 10.

See now that I, I am he; and there is no God with me: I kill, and I make. alive; I wound, and I heal, &c.Deut. xxxii. 39. Isa. xliii. 10-12.

And Joshua said, Hereby ye shall know that the living God is among you; and that he will, &c.—Josh. iii. 10. Ruth iii. 13. 1 Sam. xx. 3. 2 Sam. xxii. 47. 1 Kings xvii. 1. Job xxvii. 2. Deut. xxxii. 40.

Who is God, save the Lord? And who is a rock, save our God?-2 Sam. xxii. 82. Ps. xviii. 31. Exod. ix. 14. 1 Sam. ii. 2.

O Lord God of Israel, &c. thou art the God: thou alone, of all, &c.2 Kings xix. 15. 19. Neh. ix. 6. Ps. lxxxvi. 10.

Now, for a long season, Israel hath been without the true God.-2 Chron. xv. 3.

My heart and flesh crieth out for the living God.-Ps. lxxxiv. 2. Jer. xliv. 26.

From everlasting to everlasting, thou art God.-Ps. xc. 2.

Know ye, that the Lord, he is God; he hath made us, and we are his, &c. Ps. c. 3. 1 Kings viii. 60. xviii. 39. 2 Kings v. 15.

I am the Lord, That is my name; and my glory will I not give to another, neither my praise to graven images.-Isa. xlii. 8.

Thus saith the Lord, the King of Israel, &c. I am the first, and I am the last; and besides me, there is no God, &c. Have not I told thee from that time, and have declared it? ye are my witnesses. Is there a God

Are there any among the vanities of the Gentiles who can cause rain? &c. Art thou not he, O Lord our God? &c. Thou hast made all these things.-Jer. xiv. 22.

Behold, I am the Lord, the God of all flesh Is there any thing too hard for me?-Jer. xxxii. 27. Ps. xlvi. 10.


And this is life eternal, that they might know thee, the only true God, and Jesus, &c.-John xvii. 3. 1 Thess. i. 9..

Turn from these vanities unto the living God, who made heaven, &c.Acts xiv. 15. 2 Cor. vi. 16. 1 Tim. iv. 10. 1 Thess. i. 9.

We know, &c. that there is none other God but one. For though there be that are called gods, &c. but to us there is but one God, &c. of whom are all things.-1 Cor. viii. 46. 1 Tim. ii. 5. Eph. iv. 6.

Who changed the glory of the incorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, &c. who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever, Amen.-Rom. i. 23. 25.

Who only hath immortality, dwelling in the light, &c.-1 Tim. vi. 16.

It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God.-Heb. x. 31.

Worshipped him who liveth for ever and ever.-Rev. iv. 8-10. v.14. x. 6. xv. 7.

The Angel swore by him who liveth for ever and ever, &c.-Rev. x. 5, 6. iv. 9.


besides me? Yea, no God, &c.-Isa. OF THE ONE GOD, father, son, and

xliv. 6. 8. xlv. 5, 6. 18. 20-22. xlvi. 5. 9, 10. xlviii. 12. Joel ii. 27.

But the Lord he is the true God; he is the living God.-Jer. x. 10. xxiii. 36. Matt. xvi. 16. John vi. 57.69.

GOD said, Let us make man in our
image, after our likeness, &c. So God
created man in his own image, in the
image of God created he him.-Gen.
i. 26, 27. Col. i. 15-17. Heb. i. 2.
Mal. ii. 10.

And the Lord God said, Behold,
the man is become as one of Us, &c.

Gen. iii. 22. Hosea xii. 4, 5.
And the Lord said, Behold, the
people is one, &c. Go to, let us go
down, and there confound their lan-
guage.-Gen. xi. 6, 7. Isa. vi. 8.

Not so my Lord, &c. I have ac-
cepted thee concerning this thing
also, that I will not overthrow this
city, for the which thou hast spoken,
&c. Then the Lord rained upon So-
dom and upon Gomorrah brimstone
and fire from the Lord out of heaven.
-Gen. xix. 18. 21. 24.

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