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THE CITIZEN OF ZION A WORKER OF RIGHTEOUSNESS.
Psal. xv. 2.–And worketh righteousness,
THE CITIZEN OF ZION A SPEAKER OF TRUTH IN HIS
Psal. xv. 2.- And speaketh the truth in his heart,
III. IN RELATION TO THEIR SPEECH, AND REVERENCE OF
A CAVEAT AGAINST PROFANE SWEARING, AND A PERSUASIVE
TO PLAIN SPEAKING, WITHOUT UNHALLOWED ADDITIONS.
James v. 12.—But above all things, my brethren, swear not, neither by heaven,
neither by the earth, neither by any other oath: but let your yea, be yea,
and your nay, nay; lest ye fall into condemnation.
IV. IN RELATION TO THEIR MEEKNESS, AS AN EVIDENCE OF
GREAT UNDERSTANDING, AND THE FOLLY OF PASSION-
Prov. xiv. 29.--He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding : but he that
is hasty of spirit exalteth folly,
IN RELATION TO THEIR FORGIVING INJURIES, IN OPPO-
SITION TO REVENGE.
Rom. xii. 19 - Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto
wrath : for it is written, Vengeance is mine ; I will repay, saith the Lord,
VI. IN RELATION TO LOVING THEIR ENEMIES.
A PERSUASIVE TO LOVE OUR ENEMIES.
Matth. v. 44, 45.- Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to
them that bate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and per-
secute you: that ye may be the children of your Father which is in beaven,
for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain
on the just and on the unjust,
VII. IN RELATION TO THEIR CARRIAGE IN A TIME OF ABOUND-
ING SIN, AND THEIR SAFETY IN A SUFFERING TIME.
THE CHARACTER OF ZION'S MOURNERS.
Ezek. ix. 4.--And the Lord said unto him, Go through the midst of the city,
through the midst of Jerusalem, and set a mark upon the foreheads of the
men that sigh, and that cry for all the abominations that be done in the
ADVICE TO ZION'S MOURNERS.
Ezek. ix. 4.—And the Lord said unto him, Go through the midst of the city,
VIII. IN RELATION TO THEIR FRIENDSHIP TO CHRIST, AND
EVIDENCING IT, BY DOING WHATSOEVER HE COMMANDS
BELIEVERS THE FRIENDS OF CHRIST.
JOHN xv. 14.-Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you,
IX. IN RELATION TO THEIR WORK IN THIS LIFE, AND THEIR
JOURNEY TO THE OTHER WORLD.
THE NATURE AND NECESSITY OF THE CHRISTIAN'S
Eccl. ix. 10.— Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might ; for
there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom in the grave
whither thou goest,
X. IN RELATION TO THE HAPPY EFFECT OF CHRIST'S
GOOD-WILL IN THE WORD OF GRACE.
LUKE xix. 5.—Zaccheus, inake haste, and come down : for to-day I must abide
at thy house,
XI. IN RELATION TO THEIR ENTERING INTO REST IN
Heb. iv. 3,-For we which have believed do enter into rest,
THE STATE AND CHARACTER OF BELIEVERS.
1 John v. 19.–And we know that we are of God, and the whole world lieth in
THE DIVINE CALL TO SINNERS TO COME OUT FROM AMONG
THE WORLD LYING IN WICKEDNESS, EXPLAINED AND
1 John v. 19.- The world lieth in wickedness.
2 Cor. vi. 17.—Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith
the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you,
THE BELIEVER'S HUNDREDFOLD IN THIS LIFE CONSIDERED;
AND A VIEW OF THE REALITY, PARTS, INHABITANTS,
PASSAGE INTO, AND STATE OF MEN IN THE WORLD TO
Mark x. 30.--He shall receive an hundredfold now in this time, houses, and
brethren, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands, with persecu-
tions; and in the world to come, eternal life,
THE GREAT CARE AND CONCERN NOW, THAT OUR SOULS BE
NOT GATHERED WITH SINNERS IN THE OTHER WORLD,
CONSIDERED AND IMPROVED.
Psal. xxvi. 19.-Gather not my soul with sinners.
THE IMPROVEMENT OF LIFE IN THIS WORLD TO THE RAISING
A GOOD NAME, THE BEST BALANCE FOR THE PRESENT,
FOR THE VANITY AND MISERY OF HUMAN LIFE: AND THE
GOOD MAN'S DYING-DAY BETTER THAN HIS BIRTH-DAY.
Eccl. vii, 1 - A good name is better than precious ointment; and the day of
death, than the day of one's birth,
CHRIST'S SPECIAL ORDER FOR GATHERING HIS SAINTS TO
HIM AT THE LAST DAY; WITH THEIR DISTINGUISHING
CHARACTER, AS ENTERING INTO HIS COVENANT NOW,
Psal 1. 5.-Gather my saints together unto me : thnge that have made a cove-
nant with me by sacrifice.
THE SAINTS' LIFETIME IN THIS WORLD A NIGHT.TIME; THEIR
EXPECTATION OF THE DAY'S BREAKING IN THE OTHER
WORLD, AND THE SHADOWS FLEEING AWAY; AND THEIR
GREAT CONCERN FOR CHRIST'S PRESENCE TILL THAT
HAPPY SEASON COME.
Song ii. 17.–Until the day break, and the shadows fee away ; turn, my Be-
loved, and be thou like a roe, or a young hart on the mountains of
READINESS FOR OUR REMOVAL INTO THE OTHER WORLD
OPENED UP, URGED AND ENFORCED.
Luke xii. 40.-Be ye therefore ready also : for the Son of man cometh at an
hour when ye think not,
THE PECULIAR ADVANTAGE AND BUSINESS OF LIFE
OPENED UP, AND APPLIED.
Isa. xxxviii. 19.— The living, the living, he shall praise thee, as I do this day :
the father to the children shall make known thy truth,