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living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly after their kind, and every winged fowl after his kind : and God saw that it was good. And God said, Let the earth bring forth the living creature after his kind, cattle, and creeping thing, and beast of the earth after his kind : and it was so. And God mrade the beast of the earth after his kind, and the cattle after their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth after their kind : and God saw that it was good. And God said, let us make man in our image, after our likeness; and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth. So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him ; male and female created he them, Lo, this only have I found, that God hath made man upright, but they have sought out many inventions. Heb. 11. 3. Gen. 1. 1, 27, 24~27. Eccl. 7.29.|| Heb. 1. 10. Ps. 74. 16. Rev. 16, 4. Jer. 10. 12. Rev. 4. 11. Ps. 33, 6.
21. 'What is the nature of the covenant of works, and with whom was such a covenant made ?
And the Lord God commanded the man, saying, of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat; But of the tree of knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it ; for in the day thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die. Behold, all souls are mine as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine : the soul that "sinneth, it shall die. For as many as are' of the works of the law are under the curse : for it is written, Cursed is every one that continueth not in all things which are writtep in the book of the
law to do them. But that no man is justified by
Now the serpent was more subtil than any beast of the field which the Lord God had made. And he said unto the woman, yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden ? And the woman said unto the serpent, we may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden : But of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die. And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die ; for God doth know, that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened; and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil. And when the woman saw, that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat; and gave also unto her husband with her, and he did eat. Wherefore, as by uge man sin entered into the world, and death by sin ; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned. Gen. 3. Im-6. Rom. 5. !2. | Gen. 3. 9-19.
23. What is the character and state of ALI mankind by nature ? As it is written, There is none righteous, no,
gone out of the way, they are together become the last poison of asps is under their lips : Whose mouth oleh eyes, Now we know that what things soever the best!
not one: There is none that understandeth, there a Fiat is none that secketh after God. They are all partit unprofitable; there is none that doeth good, no, not one. Their throat is an open sepulchre; with their tongues they have used deceit; the is full of cursing and bitterness : Their feet are swift to shed blood : Destruction and misery are in their ways : And the way of
have they "not known: There is no fear of God before their
law saith it saith to them who are under the law; Mai that every mouth may be stopped, and all the flu Leke world may become guilty before Gop. For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God. Rom. 3. 10-19,23.||and 1.28–32. Eph. 2.1.-3. Tit. 3. 3, 1 Johp 5. 19. Gen. 8. 21. Job 15. 14-16.
24. What is a correct description of the untenewed heart? (e.)
The heart is deceitful above all things, and he desperately wicked; who can know it? And GOD saw the wickedness of man 'was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually. Because the carnal mind is enmity against God; for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be. For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies. Who can say, I have made my heart clean, I am pure from sin. Jer. 17. 9. Gen. 6. 5. Rom. 8. 7. Mat, 15. 19. Prov. 20. 9. || Ps. 51. 5. Prov. 27. 19,
(e) See Appendix, Note E.
25. What is the language of the unsanctified
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for we desire not the knowledge of thy ways. chre
: Whatisthe Almighty, that we should serve him? ; we and what profit should we have, if we pray unto powth him ? Ye have said, it is vain to serve God: and et are what profit is it that we have kept his ordinances,
and that we have walked mournfully before the the Lord of hosts? And now we call the proud haptheir py: yea, they that work wickedness are set up;
the yea, they that tempt God are delivered. Job 2:. dari 14, 15. Mal. 3. 14, 15. || Jcb 22. 17. Ps. 10. 3, 6,
11. Luke 8. 37. Rom. 1. 28. Is. 30. 10, 11.
26. Is the wrath of God revealed from heaven 103. against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of
men 2 -16.
The Lord is slow to anger, and great in power, and will not at all acquit the wicked: the Lord hath his way in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet. The mountains quake at him, and the hills melt, and the earth is burned at his presence, yea, the world, and all that dwell therein. Who can stand before lis indignation ? and who can abide in the fierceness of his anger? his fury is poured out like fire, and the rocks are thrown down by him. For, behold, the Lord will come with fire, and with his chariots like a whirlwind, to render his
anger with fury, and his rebukes with flames of fire. For by fire, and by his sword will the Lord picad with all flesh : and the slain of the Lord'shall be many. They that sanctify themselves, and purify themselves in the gardens, behind one tree in the midst, eating swine's Resh,
and the abomination, and the mouse, shall be consumed together, saith the Lord. But unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath ; Tribulation and anguish upon every soul of man that doeth, evil, of the Jew first, and also of the Gentile. Nah. 1. 3, 5, 6. Is. 66. 15–17. Rom. 2. 8, 9.11 Ps. 7. 11, 12. Rev. 6. 15–17. Deut. 29. 19, 20. and 32, 18-23, 40-42.
27. Is perfect holiness in the creature required by the Creator ?...
And he answering said, thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with ALL thy soul; and with all thy strength, and with ALL thy mind; and thy neighbour às thyself. Be ye
therefore PERFECT : even as your Father which is in heaven, is perfect. But as he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation ; Because it is written, Be ye, holy ; for I am holy. Luke 10. 27. Mat. 5. 48. 1 Pet 1. 15, 16. || Heb. 12., 14. Eph. 4. 22–24. 2 Pet. 3. 11, 14,
28. What is sin, and how manifested ?
Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law; for sin is the transgression of the law. Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; adultery, fornication, uncleanness lasciviousness, idolatry, hatred,witchcraft, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like; of the which I tell you before, as I hawe also told you in time past that they which do such thingsshall not inherit the kingdom of God. What shall we say then? Is the law sin? God forbid. Nay, I had not known sin but by the law;