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Then saith Jesus unto him, Get thee hence Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve. Rev. xix. 10. And I fell at his feet to worship him, and he said unto me, See thou do it not; I am thy fellow servant, and of thy brethren that have the testimony of Jesus: worship God: for the testimony of Jesus is the Spirit of prophecy. Col. ii. 18. Let no man beguile you of your reward, in a voluntary humility and worshipping of angels, intruding into those things which he hath not seen, vainly puffed up by his fleshly mind. Rom. i. 25. Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen. Rom. x. 13. For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved. 1 Tim. ii. 5. For there is one God, and one Mediator between God and man, the Man Christ Jesus. Heb. iii. 12. Take heed, brethren, lest there be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief, in departing from the living God. Gal. v. 19, 20. Now the works of the flesh are manifest; which are these ; adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies. Psal. lxxxviii. 22. Because they believed not in God, and trusted not in his salvation. 1 John ii. 15. Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. Col. iii. 2. 5. Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth. Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry. Hos. iv. 1. 6. Hear the word of the Lord, ye children of Israel: for the Lord hath a controversy with the inhabitants of the land, because there is no truth, nor mercy, nor knowledge of God, in the land. My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt no more be priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children. Psal. lxxiii. 2, 3. 13—15.

22. But as for me, my feet were almost gone; my steps had well nigh slipped. For I was envious at the foolish, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked. Verily I have cleansed my heart in vain, and washed my hands in innocency. For all the day long have I been plagued, and chastened every morning. If I say, I will speak thus; behold I should offend against the generation of thy children. So foolish was I and ignorant, I was as a beast before thee. Isai. xli. 14. 17. Fear not, thou worm Jacob, and ye men of Israel; I will help thee, saith the Lord, and thy Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel. When the poor and needy seek water, and there is none, and their tongue faileth for thirst, I the Lord will hear them, I the God of Israel will not forsake them. Psal. xxxiv. 22. The Lord redeemeth the soul of his servants; and none of them that trust in him shall be desolate. 1 Tim. iv. 10. For therefore we both labour and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Saviour of all men, specially of those that believe. 2 Cor. iii. 4, 5. And such trust have we through Christ God-ward; not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think any thing, as of ourselves; but our sufficiency is of God. Psal. xx. 7. Some trust in chariots and some in horses; but we will remember the name of the Lord our God. Mark x. 24. And the disciples were astonished at his words. But Jesus answereth again, and saith unto them, Children, how hard is it for them that trust in uncertain riches to enter into the kingdom of God. 1 Tim. vi. 17. Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not high-minded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy. Lev. xx. 6. And the soul that turneth after such as have familiar spirits, and after wizards, to go a whoring after them, I will even set my face against that soul, and will cut him off from among his people. Gal. v. 20. Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies. 1 Tim. iv. 1. Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall de part from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and

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doctrines of devils. Psal. Ixii. 11. God hath spoken once; twice have I heard this, that power belongeth unto God. 1 John iv. 1. Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they be of God; because many false prophets are gone out into the world. John iii. 8. The wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, nor whither it goeth; so is every one that is born of the Spirit. Luke vi. 35. But love ye your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be the children of the Highest: for he is kind unto the unthankful, and to the evil. 2 Tim. iii. 1, 2. 5. This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. For men shall be lovers of their ownselves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy. Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away. Psal. 1. 21. These things hast thou done, and I kept silence thou thoughtest that I was altogether such an one as thyself; but I will reprove thee, and set them in order before thine eyes. Psal. xxix. 2. Give unto the Lord the glory due unto his name: worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness. Rom. xiii. 6, 7. For, for this cause pay you tribute also; for they are God's ministers, attending continually upon this very thing. Render therefore to all their dues; tribute to whom tribute is due; custom to whom custom; fear to whom fear; honour to whom honour, 1 Cor. iv. 1. Let a man so account of us, as of the ministers of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God. 1 Sam. ii. 30. Wherefore the Lord God of Israel saith, I said indeed that thy house, and the house of thy father, should walk before me for ever: but now the Lord saith, Be it far from me; for them that honour me I will honour, and they that despise me shall be lightly esteemed. 1 Cor. xi. 22. What! have ye not houses to eat and to drink in? or despise ye the church of God, and shame them that have not? What shall I say to you? Shall I I praise you not. Tit. i. 16. They

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profess that they know God; but in works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate. Heb. xii. 16. Lest there be any for nicator, or profane person, as Esau, who for one morsel of meat sold his birth-right. Acts xvii. 22, 23. Then Paul stood in the midst of Mar's Hill, and said, Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things ye are too superstitious. For as I passed by, and beheld your devotions, I found an altar with this inscription, To the unknown God, whom therefore ye ignorantly worship, him declare I unto you. Luke ix. 54, 55. And when his disciples, James and John, saw this, they said, Lord, wilt thou that we command fire to come down from heaven, and consume them, even as Elias did? Rom. xii. 3. For I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly, according as God hath dealt to every man the measure of faith. 1 Cor. xiv. 40. Let all things be done decently and in order.

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Rom. ii. 5. But after thy hardness and impenitent heart, treasurest up unto thyself wrath against the day of wrath, and revelation of the righteous judgment of God. Jam. iii. 17. But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be entreated, full of mercy and good fruits. Matt. vi. 2. 5. Therefore when thou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, they have their reward. Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their conscience seared with a hot iron. Heb. x. 22. Let us draw near with a true heart, in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience, and our bodies washed. with pure water. Jer. xiii. 15. Hear ye, and give ear; be not proud for the Lord hath spoken. 2 Tim. iii. 2. For

men shall be lovers of their ownselves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemous, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy. Phil. ii. 21. For all seek their own, not the things which are Jesus Christ's. Gal. iv. 17. They zealously affect you, but not well; yea, they would exclude you, that you might affect them. Rom. x. 2. For I bear them record, that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge. 1 Cor. xii. 25. That there should be no schism in the body; but that the members should have the same care one for another.

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