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forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debter 13. And lead us not into % Temptation, but deliver u from evil: for thine is the Kingdom, and the pou er, and the glory, for ever. Anien. 14. For, if ye fo give men their trespalles, your heavenly Father w

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nor Riches, feed me with food cone them from the evil. 1 Cor. 1o. 1 venient for me. 1 Tim. 6. 8. Hav. There hath no temptation taken yo ing food and raiment, let us be there. but fuch as is common to mai with content. Joh. 6. 33, 34. The bur God is faithful, who will n bread of God is he which cometh 5suffer you to be tempted above wi down from heaven, and giveth ye are able ; but will with t life unto the world. Then said temptation also make a way to escap they unto him, Lord, evermore that ye may be able to bear give us this bread.

Exod. 16. 21. 2. Pet. 2. 9. The Lord knowe They gathered it every morning, 10 how to deliver the godly out i every man according to his eating. temptation. Rev.2. 10. Becau Gen. 43. 25, 31, 34. They made thou hast kept the word of my P ready the present against Jofeph tience, I will also keep thee fro

for they heard the hour of temptation, which the that they should eat bread there. I scome upon all the world, to t

Ser on bread. He took and them that dwell upon the earth. seur Messes unto them from be. + i Chron. 29. II. Thine fore him.

the Kingdom, O Lord, and thous e Pf. 130. 4. There is forgive- exalted as head above all. ness with thee, that thou mayit be 206. 15. -Who is the blessed ai feared. If. 43. 25. I, even I am only Potentate, the King of kings, ai he that blotteth out thy tranfgreffie Lord of lords. ons for mine own sake, and will Ecclesiasticus 28. 1, c. H not remember thy sins.

that revengeth fhall find vengem Luk. 17. 3, 4, Take heed rozsfrom the Lord, and he will surel your selves: If thy brother tref keep his fins in remembrance. Fy pass against thee, rebuke him: and give thy neigbour the hurt that I if he repent, forgive him. And if hach done unto thee, fo shall th he trespass against thee feven times fins also be forgiven when thou pra in a day, and seven times in a day3oeft, &c. Mar. 11. 25. And whe turn again to thee, saying, I repent, ye' ftand, praying, forgive, if thou thalt forgive him. Mat. 18. have ought against any : that you 21, 22. Then came Peter to him, Father also which is in Heavel and said, Lord, how oft shall my may forgive you your trespase brother fin against me, and I forgive3 st Eph. 4. 32. Be ye kind one to him ? till seven times ? Jesus faith nother, tender hearted, forgivin unto him, I say not unto thee, Un- one another, even as God fo til feven times: but, until feventy Christ's fake hath forgiven you times seven.

Col. 3. 13. Forbearing one another & Mat. 26. 41. Watch and pray, 40and forgiving one another, if an that ye enter not into temptation.' man have a quarrel against any Joh. 17. 15. I pray not, that thou even as Christ forgave you, fo allo Nouldst take them out of the do ye. World, but that thou should keep

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bere also forgive you. 15. But * if ye forgive not men their :: trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trefpx! países

. 16. | Moreover, when ye faft, be not as the hypocrites, of a

of a ] fad Countenance : for they disfigure their faces, that they may appear unto men to fast. Verily, I say unto you, they have their reward.

17. But thou, when thou fastest, m anoint thine head, and wash thy face : 18. That thou appear 1100 unto meni to faft, but unto thy Father which is in secret : and thy Father which seeth in secret, shall reward thee openly

. 19. "Lay not up for your selves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal.

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lay up for your felves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor ruft doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through

* 4 Mat. 18. 35. So likewise shall felf at all, till three whole Weeks my heavenly Father do also unto were fulfilled. you, if ye from your hearts forgive 1 † Prov. 23. 4. . Labour not not every one his brother their to be rich. Tim. 6.9. They thac trespalles +Jam. 2:13. He shall s will be rich, fall into temptation, have judgment without mercy, that and a Snare, and into many foolijk hath Bewed no mercy; and mercy and hurtful Lufts, which drown sejoicech against judgment

men in deftruction and perdition. Ila. 58. 5. Is it such a faft thar +Heb. 13. 5. Let your conversation I have chosen a day for a Man tolobe without covet ousness; and be Hi jie bis Soul? is it to bow down content with such things as ye

his head as a bulrush, and to spread have; for he hath faid, I will ne. lackcloth and afhes under him ? ver leave thee nor forsake thee. wilt thou call this a faft, an accep- + Jam. 5. 1, 66. Go to now ye table day to the Lord? Joel 2. 12,1 5rich men, weep and howl for your 1}. Turn ye even to me with all miseries that shall come upon you. your heart, and with fasting, and Your riches are corrupted, and your with wezping, and with mourn garments are moth-eaten, dc. ing

. And rent your heart, and not † Ecclefiafticus 29. 11. Lay pour garments, and turn unto the coup thy treasure according to the

1 Kings 21. 27; commandments of the most High, It came to pass when Ahab heard and it shall bring thee more profit thole Words, that he rent his than Gold. * Luk. 12 33. Sell that clashes

, and put rackcloth upon his ye have, and give Alms: provide Flesh, and fasted, and lay in fackcloth,2 syaur felves bags which wax not

old, a treasure in the Heavens that 1: Ruth 3. 3. Wall thy self faileth not, where no thief apa therefore, and anoint thee, and put proacheth neither moth corrupteth. 10.3

. I ate no pleasane Bread, 3ofriends of the mammon of unrighteneither came Flesh nor Wine in oulness; that when ye fail, they my Mouth, neither did I anoint my

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21. For where your Treasure is, there wil your heart be also.

22. The a Light of the Body is the Eye: is therefore thine eye be fingle, thy whole body shall be full of light. 23. But if thine eye be bevil thy whole body ihall be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in thee be darkness, how great is tha darkness! 24. T No Man can serve two. Masters : foi either. he will" hate the one, and love the other; oi elle he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot « serve God and Mammon. 25. Therefore I say un to you,

f Take (2) no thought for your Life, what ye fhail eat, or what ye thall drink; nor yet for your Bo

dy may receive you into everlasting pleafe Men? for if I yet pleafuu habitations. 1 Tim. 6. 19. Lay Men, I should not be the servanı ing up in ftcre for themselves a of Christ. :1 Tim. 6. 17. Charge good Foundation against the time them that are rich in this World to come, that they may lay hold on 5 that they be not high minded, noi eternal Life. Prov. 19. 17. He that trust in uncertain Riches, but in the hath pity upon the poor, lendeth living God, who giveth us richly all unto the Lord, and that which he things to enjoy. Jam. 4. 4. Be. hath given, will he pay him again. hold, -the-hire of the tabourers, Ecclef. 11. 1. Cast thy bread uponiowhich have reaped down your the Waters: for thou shalt find it kields, which is of you kept-bask by after many days. A&. 10. 4. fraud, criettt., t. Joh. 2. 15. Love Thy Prayers and thine Alms are not the World, neither the things come up for a memorial before God. that are in the World. If any.man

1 Pet. 1.4. To an inheritance in-islove the World, the love of the corruptible and undefiled, and that Father is not in himn. fadeth not away, reserved in Heaven

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f* Pf. 55. 22. Caft thy burden up. a* Luk. 11. 34.

on the Lord, and he shall Sustain b See on Mat. 20. 15.

2othee: he shall never suffer the c* Luk. 16. 13. No Servant; the righteous to be moved. Prov. 16. reft of the Verse the fame.

3. Commit thy Works unto the Lord, di Gal. 1, 10. Do I seek to

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(2) The Greek Word here rendered take no Thought, signifies the having anxious, carking, and solicitous Care or Thought ; such a carefulness as makes the Mind uneasie and unfit for the Performance of our Duty in other refpets; such a Care as implies a distrust of the divine Providence and Promises, and a cafting off our dependance upon God, without whom all our Care will not profit us. Our blessed Lord does not forbid a prudent Care and foresight in making Provision for our Selves and Fa. milies, becaufe that is made a part of our Duty by God. Hence the La. zy, the Sluggish, and the Idle, are sent to the Ant to learn this point of

Wisdom from that industrious and provident Creature. Hence we are Fam.44. ye Adulters &Adulterebes, know ye not that y' friendhip of the world is enmity and introd? Whosoever therefore will be a friend of world, as the enemy of God,

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Is not the life. more than - meat, and the body than raiment. 26. Behold the : fowls b.of the air: 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? 27. Which of you by taking thought, can add one cubit unto his stature ? 28. And why take ye thought for raiment ? Consider the lilies of the field how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin. 29. And yet I say unto you, that even Solomon in all his glory; was not arayed like one of these

. 30. Wherefore if God so clothe the grass of the field

, which to day is, and to morrow is cast into the oen shall be not inuch more clothe you, O ýe of little

31. Therefore take no thought, laying, What shall we eat? or what shall we drink? or wherewithal thall we be clothed ? 32. (For after all these things do D

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and thy thoughts shall be established. Pf. 37. 5. Commit thy Way unto & t Job 38. 41. Who provithe Lord: trust also in him, and dech for the Raven his Food ? he shall bring it to pass. Wira. When his young ones cry unto God, 12. 13. Neither is there any God s they wander for lack of meat. Pl. but thou, that careth for all. - 104: 27; 28. These wait all upon 'Luk. 12. 22. -Take no thožght for thee : that thou mayft give themi four Life, what ye shall eat ; nei. their meat in due Season. That ther for your Body, what ye shall thougivell them they gather : thou put on. + Phil. 4. 6. Be careful for 10 openesi thy band, they are filled with nothing: but in every thing by good.: Pf.147.9. He giveth to the Prayer and Supplication with Beast his food, and to the young RaThanksgiving, let your Requests vens which cry. † Luk 12. 24. be made known untó God.

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Confider the Ravens, for they nei7:32. But I would have you with. Is ther fow nor reap, which neither Out carefulness. 1 Tim 6. 8. Hav. have store-house nor barn; and ing Food and Raiment, let us be cón. God feedet) clem : How much tent. * 1 Pet. 5. 5. Casting all more are ye better than the Fowls? your care upon him, for he carech commanded to do our own Business, and to work with our Hands ; hence we are told that the Hand of the diligent maketh rich; and that if any do not work

, they should not edt. But we greatly offend Almighty God, when we fuffer our Cares to rend and distraš our Minds; when our Care for tempo ral and present things, is greater than for thofe which are fpiritual and eternal; when we are backward and negligent in doing good Works in

to our Ability ; when we use dishonest Methods to provide our selves; and when we spend so much of our Time about these things, is to leave little, or what is not fufficient, for Prayer, reading the Scriprures, and other Duties necessary to fic our Souls for Heaven and

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the Gentiles seek) for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things. 33. But + seek ye firt the kingdom of God, and his righteousness, and all thel things thall be i added unto you. 34- Take therefore n thought for the morrow : for the morrow that tak thought for the things of it felf: sufficient unto th day is the evil thereof.

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hit Pf. 37. 25. I have been thy self; for thou that judgeff do young, and now am old: yet have the same things. Rom. 14. 3, I not seen the righteous forsaken, 10. -Let for him which cater nor his feed begging bread. † Luk. not, judge him that eateth ; ft 12.31. But rather feck ye the King. God hath received him. Whoa dom of God, and all these things thou that judget another man's fe shall be added unto you. Joh. 6.

vant : tó his own master he stane 27. Labour not for the meat which eth or falleth: Why dost the perisheth, but for that meat which judge thy brother? or why do endureth to everlasting life. To thou set at nought thy brother Tim. 4.8. Godliness is profitable to for we shall all stand before all things, having the promise of judgment seat of Christ. Luk. 1 the life that now is, and that which 15. —God knowech your heart is to come. Pf. 34. 10.

- They for that which is highly eftecensed that seekthe Lord shall not want a. 15 mongst men, is abomination in a ny good thing. ny

sight of God. t. 1 Cor. 4. 3, 1 King. 3. 11, 12, 13. God said But with me it is a very small thin unto him, because thou hast asked that I should be judged of you, this thing, and hast not asked for of man's judgment.- Judge ni thy self long life, neither haft thou 20 thing before the time until asked riches for thy self, ndr haft Lord come, who both will brin asked the life of thine Enemies; but co light the hidden things of dark haft asked for thy self understanding nefs, and will make manifest th to discern judgment, Behold I have Counsels of the Heart: and thei done according to thy words.- 1 25 Thall every man have praise of God have also given thee that which + Jam 4. 01, 12. -He that speak thou hast not asked, both riches eth evil of his brother, and judgeth and honour.

his brother, speaketh evil of the Luk. 6. 37. Judge not, and ye Law, and judgeth the Law: buti fhall not be judged: condemn not, 30 thou judge the Law, thou art noti and ye shall not be condemned. doer of the Law, but a judge. There

Rom. 2. 3. Therefore thou art in. is one Lawgiver who is able to excusable, O Man, whosoever thou fave, and to destroy: who art art that judgest: for wherein thou thou that judget another? Judgest another, thou condemneft is

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