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THEOLOGICUS.

VOL. III.

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Rom. i. 21. Because that when they knew God, they

glorified Him not as God, neither were

thankful, &c.

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XV. II.

DOCTRINE I.
T is a great Sin not to glorify GOD as GOD.
I. What is it to glorify GOD?
1. Negatively
1. Not as if we made Him Glorious, Exod.
2. Nor as if we added any thing to His

Glory.
2. Bat Positively

1. To acknowledge His Glory, Psal. xix. 1,
2. To admire it.
3. To live up to it.
4. To speak

of it.
II. What is it to glorify GOD as GOD?
1. To acknowledge Him to be GOD.
1. To be what he is in Himself.
I. Qf Himself a Spirit.

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2. Infinite and Incomprehensible. Sibi

foli tantus quantus notus, Minut. 3. Almighty, S. Matth. xix. 26. Mul

ta non poteft Deus, Omnipotens eft; & ideo Omnipotens, quia ifta non

poteft. S. Aug. 4. All-wise, Psal. cxlvii. 5. Coloff. ii. 3. 5. True, ' Exod. xxxiv, 6. 6. Good, S. Luk. xviii. 19. Psal. cxly.

79. 7. Holy, 1 Sam. ii. 2. Psal. cxlv, 17. 8. Merciful, Exod. xxxiv. 6. 9. Jult, Psal. cxlv. 17. 10. Omnipresent, Pfal. cxxxix. 11. Eternal, Exod. iii. 14. 12. One, Deut. vi. 4. Non numeró, fed univerfitate, Ruffin. 708 710" 7'XW

. . 3. Three in Persons, I S. Joh. v. 7.

'Αδιαίρες και αν η τεισίν υποσ άσεσιν ý pas s'cias Ochtins, S. Athanas. S.Matth. iii. 17. Koce pater, Natus

corpore, Flamen ave. 2. To be what he is to us. 1. Our Maker, Gen. 1. 1. Quapropter reo

&tiffimè credimus omnia Deum feciffe

de nihilo. S. Aug. 2. Our Preserver, A&. vii. 28. nap auto

γάρ όξιν ημίν το ενεργη, τη μη απο

λές. 3. Our Governour, and the Disposer of

all Things, Psal. lxxv. 6. S. Matth.

X. 29, 30.

Our Redeemer, isa. xlvii. 4. To fear Him as GOD. !. As an Heart-fearching GOD, Pfal.

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cxxxix. 2. 'OT! Tegyvesixñ furcules the

To diseTau, S. Caryoff.
Ου μόνον τας εμας πε5εώρακας πεάξας, αλλά

τις εσομένες μοι πessώρακας λογισμός, ,

Theodoret. 2. A Sin-revenging GOD, Exod. xxxiv. 7. 3. A Sin-pardoning GOD, Psal. cxxx. 4.

Hof. iii. 5.
3. Hope in Him as an (Pfal.xxvii.1. xlvi.1, 2.

1. All-wise, 2 Pet. ii. 9.
2. Almighty,
3. All-gracious,
4. All-faithful God. Promiffa tua sunt, &
quis falli timeat, cum promittit veri-

S. Aug.
4. Rejoice in Him, Phil. iv. 4.

1. As a reconciled GOD in Christ.

2. A Soul-fatisfying GOD in Himself. 3. Defire Him as GOD, Pfal. Ixxiii. 25. 1. As One, without Whom we cannot

but be miserable. 2. As One, in whom we cannot but be

happy 6. Love Him as GOD, Deut. vi. 5. 1. As the chiefest Good in Himself, S. Luk.

xviii, 19.
2. The Fountain of all Goodness in the

Creatures,
7. Worship Him as GOD.

1. Him alone, Isa. xlii. 8.

2. In Spirit and Truth, S. Joh. iv. 24.
8. Serve Him as GOD, S. Matth. v. 16.

S. Joh. xv. 8.
1. Him alone, Ifa. xlii. 8.

2. In all Things, 1 Cor. x. 31.
9. Serve Him as GOD, so as to do all to
His Glory, i Cor. X. 31.

Motives

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1. Motives to it. Consider, 1. You are His, not your own, i Cor. vi.

19, 20. 2. You have nothing of your own, all is His,

1 Cor. iv. 7. 3. Whatsoeyer you do, it is by His Strength,

S. Job. xvi. 5. 4. GOD doth all Things to His own Glory.

1. Creation, Prov. xvi. 4.
2. Providence, S. Joh. xi. 4. Exod. ix. 16.

3. Redemption, Ephef. i. 5,6. 5. Every time that we make not GOD's

Glory "our ultimate End, we commit

Idolatry. For, 6. There is Nothing, besides GOD's Glory,

worthy to be the End of a rational Soul, because all Things else are below it,

1 S. Pet. iv. 11. Psal. lxxiii. 26. Whatsoever does not some way tend to

the Glory of GOD, it is a Sin, Rom.

iii. 23.

2. Directions."

Often think of the Greatness and Glory

of GOD, Psal. xcv. 3. xcvj. 4, 10.

Cxxxviii. 5. and cxlv. 3; 4. 5. 2. Whatsoever ye do, intend, in your doing

it, the Glory of GOD, Fosh. vii. 19.

I'S. Pet. iv. 16. Ifa. viii. 13.
1. In your Natural,
2. In Humane,

1. Thinking, Prov. iv. 23. Jer. iv. 14.
2. Speaking, Coloff. iv. 6. Ephef. iv. 29.

Pfal.cxlv. 2.
3. A&ting, properly so called, 1 S. Pet.

ii. 12. 3. Spiritual Meditation, Psal. cxix. 148. Fon. ii. 7

1. Praying,

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