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Repent therefore, and turn your Selves from all your Transgressions ; So Iniquity shall not be your Ruin. Ezek. 18. 27, 28, 30.
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 from your evil ways, for wly will ve Die? Ezek. 33. 11.
Let the wicked forfake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the Lord, and he will have mercy upon him, and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.
For my thoughts are not your Thoughts, neither are your ways my Ways, faith the Lord. '
For as the Heavens are higher than the Earth, so are my Ways higher than your ways , and my Thoughts than your thoughts. Ifai. 55.7, 8, 9.
For thus faith the high and lofty one that inhabiteth Eternity;
whose name is Holy ; I dwell in the high and holy Place, with bim also that is of a contrite and huma ble Spirit, to revive the Spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones.
For I will not contend for ever; neither will I be always wroth: for the Spirit should fail before me, and the Souls which I have made. Ifa. 57. 15, 16. - To this man will I look, even to him that is Poor, and of a.contrite Spirit, and trembleth at niy Word. Ifa. 66. 2.
The humble Publican stood afar off, would not so much as lift up his Eyes to Heaven, but smöte upon his Breast, Saying, God be merciful to me a Sinner. . vi I tell you, this man went down to his House justified, rather than the other : For every one that exalteth himself all be abased, and he that humbleth himself i fall be exalted. Luk. 18. 13, 14:
Come unto me all ye that labour, and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Matth. II.:28. "
This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to fave Sinners; of whom I am the chief. i Tim. 1, 15.
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him, should not perish, but have everlasting Life.
For God sent not his Son into the world, to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved. Joh. 3, 16, 17.
Go, and fin no more, then will not I condemn thee. John 8. 11.;
There is therefore now. no condemnaiion to them which are in Christ Jefus; who walk, not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. Rom. 8. 1. ... i
If any man fin, we have an Ada. vocate with the Father, Jesus
Chrift: the Righteous ;; and he is the Propitiation "for our Sins. 1 John 2. 1, 2. :)
The Blood of Jesus Christ' his Son, cleanseth us from all Sin. 1 Joh. 1.7.
The Lord is long-suffering to usward; not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to Repentance. 2 Pet. 3. 9.
I say unto you, that Foy shall be in Heaven over one Sinner that repenteth. Luk. 15. 7.
The Sick Man having .confirmed his Faith, and raised his Hope, by reading and confidering these comfortable Promises, ler him then thus continue his Prayers. .,
Rom Hardness of Heart, and r Contempt of thy Word and Commandment,
Good. Lord, deliver me. That it may please. thee to.
give me true Repentance ; to forgive me all my Sins, Negli
gences, and. Ignorances ; and to en-
Spare me good Lord. From tliy Wrath, and from everlasting Damnation,
Good Lord, Deliver me. In the hour of Death, and in the day of Fudgment,
Good Lord, Deliver me. From T Confess unto Thee; 'O God, 29. Cofins all my Sins; which I'ac
knowledge, through my most grievous Fault, to have committed against thy most awful Majesty