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thy GOD to keep his Commandments and his Statutes which were written in this Book of the Law, and if thou turn unto the LORD thy GOD with all thine Heart, and with all thy Soul:

II For this Commandment which I command thee this Day, it is not hidden from thee, neither is it far off.

was established upon BETTER PROMISES.

7 For if that firft Covenant had been faultlefs, then fhould no Place have been fought for the fecond. faith, Behold, the DAYS COME (faith the LORD) when I will make a NEW COVENANT with the House of Ifrael, and with the House of Judah :

8 For finding fault with them, he

9 Not according to the Covenant that I made with their Fathers, in the Day when I took them by the

Hand to lead them out of the Land of Egypt; because they continued not in my COVENANT, and I regarded them not, faith the LORD.

10 For this is the Covenant that I will make with the Houfe of Ifrael after thofe Days, faith the LORD; I will PUT my Laws into their MIND, and WRITE them in their HEARTS, and I will be to them a GoD, and they shall be to me a PEOPLE.

11 And they shall not teach every Man his Neighbour, and every Man his Brother, faying, Know the LORD: for ALL fhall KNOW ME, from the leaft to the greatest.

12 For I will be MERCIFUL to their UNRIGHTEOUSNESS, and their Sins and their Iniquities will I remember no more.

13 In that he faith, A NEW COVENANT, he hath made the first old. Now that which decayeth and waxeth old, is ready to vanish away.

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13 Neither is it beyond the Sea, that thou fhouldft fay, Who fhall go over the Sea for us, and bring it unto us, that we may hear it, and do it?

in thy HEART: that is the WORD of FAITH which we preach.

14 But the WORD is very NIGH unto THEE, in thy MOUTH, and in thy HEART, that thou mayeft DO IT.

15 See, I have fet before thee this Day LIFE and GOOD, and DEATH and EVIL.

16 In that I command thee this Day to LOVE the LORD thy GOD, to WALK in his WAYS, and to KEEP his COMMANDMENTS and his Statutes and his Judgments, that thou mayeft LIVE and multiply: and the LORD thy God fhall BLESS thee in the Land whither thou goeft to poffefs it.

17 But if thine Heart turn away, fo that thou wilt not hear, but fhalt be drawn away and worship other Gods, and ferve them:

18 I denounce unto you this Day, that ye fhall SURELY PERISH, and that ye fhall not prolong your Days upon the Land whither thou paffeft over Jordan to go to poffefs it.

19 I call Heaven and Earth to record this Day against you, that I have fet before you LIFE and DEATH, BLESSING and CURSING: therefore chufe LIFE, that both thou and thy Seed may

LIVE:

YEzek. xxxiii. 11 As I live, faith the LORD GOD, I have no Pleasure in the DEATH of the WICKED, but that the WICKED TURN from his Way

and LIVE: TURN YE, turn ye from your EVIL WAYS; for WHY will ye DIE, O Houfe of Ifrael?

John iii. 16 GOD fo LOVED the WORLD, that he GAVE his ONIY begot

ten Son, that whofoever BELIEVETH in him, fhould not PERISH, but have EVERLASTING LIFE.

17 For GOD fent not his Son into the World to CONDEMN the WORLD; but that the World through him might be SAVED.

202 That thou mayeft LOVE the LORD thy GOD, and that thou mayeft obey his Voice, and that thou mayeft cleave unto him (for he is thy LIFE, and the LENGTH of thy DAYS) that thou mayeft dwell in the Land which the LORD fware unto thy Fathers to give them.

2 John i. In the Beginning was the WORD, and the WORD was with

GOD, and the WORD was GOD.

2 The fame was in the Beginning with GOD.

and without him was not any thing 3 All Things were made by him; made that was made.

4 In him was LIFE, and the LIFE was the Light of MEN.

John viii. 12 Then fpake JEsus unto them, faying, I am the LIGHT of

the WORLD: he that FOLLOWETH ME, fhall not walk in Darkness, but shall have the LIGHT of LIFE.

John xi. 25 JEsus faid, I am the RESURRECTION, and the LIFE: he that BELIEVETH in me, though he were dead, yet shall he LIVE;

26 And whosoever LIVETH, and BELIEVETH in me, fhall NEVER DIE.

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Mofes encourageth the People and Joshua: 9 He delivereth the Law unto the Priefs to read it in the feventh Year to the People. 14 GOD giveth a Charge to Joshua; 19 and a Song to testify against the People.

Ver. 1 AND Mofes went and spake these Words unto all

2 And he faid unto them, I am an hundred and twenty Years old this Day; I can no more go out and come in: alfo the LORD hath faid unto me, Thou shalt not go over this Jordan.

3 The LORD thy God, he will go over before thee,

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and he will destroy these Nations from before thee, and thou fhalt poffefs them and Jofhua, he fhall go over before thees as the LORD hath faid.

4 And the LORD fhall do unto them as he did to Sihon, and to Og, Kings of the Amorites, and unto the Land of them whom he deftroved.

5 And the LORD fhall give them up before your Face, that ye may do unto them according unto all the Commandments which I have commanded you.

6 Be STRONG and of a good COURAGE, fear not, nor be afraid of them for the LORD thy GoD, he it is that doth go with thee, he will not FAIL thee, nor FORSAKE thee.

7 b And Mofes called unto Jofhua, and faid unto him in the fight of all Ifrael, Be STRONG and of a good Courage: for thou must go with this People unto the Land which the LORD hath fworn unto their Fathers to give them; and thou fhalt caufe them to inherit it.

8 And the LORD, he it is that doth go before thee, he will be with thee, he will not fail thee, neither forfake thee: fear not, neither be dismay

ed.

Heb. xiii. s Let your Converfation be without Covetousness; and be content with fuch Things as ye have; for he hath SAID, I will NE

VER LEAVE thee, nor FORSAKE thee.

6 So that we may BOLDLY SAY, The LORD is my HELPER, and I will not fear what Man fhall do unto me.

Ifa. xli. 1 Keep Silence before me, O Ilands, and let the People

RENEW their STRENGTH: Let them come near, then let them speak: let us come near together to Judg

ment.

8 But thou Ifrael art my Servant, Jacob whom I have chofen, the Seed of Abraham my Friend.

the Ends of the Earth, and called 9 Thou whom I have taken from thee from the chief Men thereof, -and faid unto thee, Thou art my Servant, I have chofen thee, and not caft thee away.

IO FEAR thou not, for I am with

thee: be not DISMAYED, for I am yea, I will HELP thee, yea, I will upthy GOD I will STRENGTHEN thee, HOLD thee with the Right Hand of thy RIGHTEOUSNESS.

9 And Mofes wrote this Law, and delivered it unto the Priefts the Sons of Levi, which bare the Ark of the Covemant of the LORD, and unto all the Elders of Ifrael.

10 And Mofes commanded them, faying, At the End of every seven Years, in the Solemnity of the Year of Release, in the Feast of Tabernacles,

11 When all Ifrael is come to appear before the LORD thy GoD, in the Place which he fhall chufe: thou fhalt read this Law before all Ifrael, in their hearing.

12 Gather the People together, Men, and Women, and Children, and thy Stranger that is within thy Gates, that

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they may hear, and that they may LEARN, and FEAR the LORD your GOD, and OBSERVE to do all the WORDS of this Law:

13 And that their CHILDREN which have not known any thing, may HEAR and LEARN to FEAR the LORD your GOD, as long as ye live in the Land whither ye go over Jordan to poffefs it.

14 And the LORD faid unto Mofes, Behold, thy Days approach that thou must DIE call Jofhua, and prefent yourselves in the Tabernacle of the Congregation, that I may give him a Charge. And Mofes and Jofhua went, and prefented themselves in the Tabernacle of the Congrega

tion.

15 And the LORD appeared in the Tabernacle in a PILLAR of a CLOUD: and the Pillar of the Cloud stood over the Door of the Tabernacle.

16 And the LORD faid unto Mofes, Behold, thou shalt SLEEP with thy Fathers, and this People will rise up, and go a whoring after the Gods of the Strangers of the Land whither they go to be amongst them, and will FORSAKE me, and break my Covenant which I have made with them.

17 Then my Anger fhall be kindled against them in that Day, and I will FORSAKE them, and I will HIDE my Face from them, and they shall be devoured, and many Evils and Troubles fhall befal them, fo that they will fay in that Day, Are not thefe EVILS come upon us, because our God is not AMONGST us?

18 And I will furely HIDE my FACE in that Day, for all the EVILS which they fhall have wrought, in that they are turned unto other Gods.

19 Now therefore write ye this SONG for you, and TEACH it the CHILDREN of Ifrael: put it in their MOUTHS, that this SONG may be a Witnefs for me againft the Children of Ifrael.

20 For when I fhall have brought them into the Land which I fware unto their Fathers, that floweth with Milk and Honey; and they fhall have eaten and filled themselves, and waxen fat; then will they turn unto other Gods, and ferve them, and provoke me, and break my Covenant.

21 And it fhall come to pafs when MANY EVILS and Troubles are befallen them, that this SONG fhall TESTIFY against them as a WITNESS: for it fhall not be forgotten out of the Mouths of their Seed: for I know their IMAGI

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NATION which they go about, even Now before I have brought them into the Land which I fware.

22 Mofes therefore wrote this SONG the fame Day, and taught it the Children of Ifrael.

23 And he gave Joshua a Charge, and faid, Be STRONG and of a good COURAGE : for thou shalt bring the Children of Ifrael into the Land which I fware unto them and I will be with thee.

24 And it came to pass when Mofes had made an end of writing the WORDS of this Law in a Book, until they were finished;

25 That Mofes commanded the Levites which bare the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD, faying,

26 Take this Book of the Law, and put it in the Side of the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD your God, that it may be there for a WITNESS against thee.

27 For I know thy Rebellion, and thy ftiff Neck: behold, while I am yet alive with you this Day, ye have been REBELLIOUS against the LORD; and how much more after my Death?

28 Gather unto me all the Elders of your Tribes, and your Officers, that I may speak these Words in their Ears, and call Heaven and Earth to record against them.

29 For I know that after my DEATH ye will utterly CORRUPT yourselves, and turn afide from the WAY which I have commanded you and EvIL will befal you in the LATTER DAYS, becaufe ye will do Evil in the fight of the LORD, to provoke him to ANGER through the Work of your Hands.

CHA P. XXXII.

1 Mofes's Song, which fetteth forth GOD's Mercy and Vengeance: 46 He exhortetb them to fet their Hearts upon it.

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'GIVE EAR, Oye HEAVENS, and I will fpeak;

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and HEAR, O EARTH, the WORDS of my

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