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put him to an open shame. For if we sin wil.
fully after that we have received the knowledge
of the truth, there remaineth no more sacrifice
for sins. But a certain fearful looking for of
judgment and fiery indignation, which shall de-
your the adversaries. For what is a man advan-
taged, if he gain the whole world and lose him-
self

, or be cast away? The Son of man goeth as
it is written of him; but woe unto that man by
whom the Son of Man is betrayed ! IT HAD
BEEN GOOD FOR THAT MAN IF HE HAD NOT BEEN
BORN. And it came to pass that the beggar di-
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, and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bossom : the rich man also died, and was buri

And in hell he lifted up his eyes, being in torments, and seeth Abraham afar' off, and Lazarus in his bosom. And besides all this, between us and

you there is a great GULF FIXED so that they which would pass from hence to you cannot; neither can they pass to us that would come from thence. He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life ; and he that believeth not the Son, SHALL NOT SEE LIFE ; but the wrath of God A. BIDETH on him, Then said Jesus again unto them, I go my way, and ye shall seek me, and shall die in your sins: whither I go ye CANNOT

For many walk of whom I have told you often, and now tell you, even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ : Whose END IS DESTRUCTION, whose god is their belly, and whose glory is in their shame, who mind earthly things. And if thy hand offend thee, cut it off : it is better for thee'to enter into life maimed, than having two hands to go into hell, into the fire that NEVER shall be quenched. The sinners in Zion are afraid ; fearfulness

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fiath surprised the hypocrites. WHO AMONG US 3HALI DWELL with the devouring fire? who among us shall dwell with everlasting burnings. Mat. 12. 31, 32. Mark 3. 29. 1 John 5. 16. Heb. 6. 4.-6. and 10. 26, 27. Luke 9. 25. Mat. 26. 24. Luke 16. 22, 23, 26. John 3. 36. and 8. 21. Phil. 3. 18, 19. Mark 9. 43. Is. 33. 14.

188. What influence ought these truths to have on our minds ?

Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought ye to be in all holy conversation and godliness, Looking for and hasting unto the coming of the day of God, wherein the heavens being on fire shall be dissolved, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat? Nevertheless, we according to his promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness. Wherefore, beloved, seeing that ye look for such things, be diligent, that ye may be found of him in pcace, without spot, and blameless. Enter ye in at the strait gate : for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to distruction, and many there be which go in thereat. Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth uinto life, and few there be that find it. Be ye also patient; stablish your hearts; for the coming of the Lord draweth nigh. And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares. Watch ye therefore, and pray always, that ye may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to

stand before the Son of man. And the Lord make

you

to increase and abound in love one toward another, and toward all men, even as we do toward you. To the end he may stablish your hearts, unblameable in holiness before God, even our Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ with all his saints, 2 Pet. 3. 11-14. Mat. 7. 13, 14. Jam. 5. 8. Luke 21. 34, 36. I Thes. 3. 12, 13. || Col. 3. 5, 8. 1 Pet. 1. 7, 8, 13-15.

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IUSTORICAL QUESTIONS.

What important circumstances do you recollect, respecting the parentage, the character, the life, or the death of the following Scripture characters, or of their respective family connexions

Of the second Adam, or Pamily connexions.

Of the FIRST Adam, or Family connexions. Of Enoch, or Family. Of Joseph, or Family. Of Noah, or Family. Of Moses, or Family. Of Abraham, or Family. Of Aaron, or Family. Of Isaac, or Family. Of Joshua, or Family.' Of Jacob, or Family. Of Caleb, or Family.

Of the Judges of Israel, or their Families. Of David, or Family. of Solomon, or Family.

Of the Kings of Judah, or their Families.

Of the Kings of Israel, or their Families. Of the PROPHETS,

Of the APOSTLES.

What miracles were performed? What prophecies and parables were uttered by Christ, his Apostles, or Prophets, to establish, illustrate, or enforce the great truths of Di. VINE REVELATION?

Who is wise, and he shall understand these things? prudent, and he shall know them? for the ways of the Lord are right, and the just shall walk in them; but the transgressors shall fall therein. Hos. 14. 9.

And now, brethren, I commend you to God, and to the WORD OF HIS GRACE, which is able to build you up, and to give you an inheritance among all them which are sanctified. Acts 20. 32.

O, THOU, WHO ÀRT THE INEXHAUSTABLE FOUNTAIN OF WISDOM, OF PURITY, AND OF BENEVOLENCE ; HAVE COMPASSION ON TAL DEAR YOUTH WHO PERUSE TAIS. “ SANCTIFY TREM TAROUGA THY TRUTH, THY WORD IS TRUTH. AND LOYB TIEX WITH AN EVERLASTING LOyr. AMEN.

APPENDIX.

NOTE A.

In this work the word and divides chapters, a period, the chapter and verse, à comma, separates verses, and a dash is used for intervening verses. In the Scrip ture quotations I have adhered to the punctuation of our common Bibles; not because it was ost correct, but to prevent all objections. The reference figures of the texts quoted are placed after the quotations and before the parallel.

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The first set of references are selected to be treasured in

memory by the learner', the other references should be attentively consulted. Regard to the connexion in those tests desigñed to be treasured in memory has dictated the selection and the length of many passages which precede the parallels. On this account more pertinent Seriptures will often be found in the second sets of references than in the first. And, doubtless, in iñany instances more pertinent texts than those collated might have been selected. * MY LEANNESS, MY LEAN. NESS," in the knowledge of the Scriptures is my only apology. Where three sets of references follow any question, the first is designed to exhibit, the second to display, and the third usually to enforce the answer.

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