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- Pl. xciv. 18. When I said, my foot flippeth, thy mercy, O LORD, held me up.

XV. Sanctified AFFLICTIONS. Deut. viii. 5. As a man chasteneth his son, so the LORD thy GOD chasteneth thee.

Job xxxvi. 8. And if they be bound in fetters, and be holden in cords of affliction ;

Ver. 9. Then he sheweth them their work, and their transgressions that they have exceeded..

Ver. 10. He openeth also their ear to discipline; and commandeth that they return from iniquity.

Job v. 17. Happy is the man whom GOD correcta eth; therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty

Ver. 18. For he maketh fore, and bindeth up: He woundeth, and his hands make whole.

Pj. xciv: 12: Blessed is the man whom thou chaste enest, O LORD, and teachest him out of thy law.

Ver. 13. That thou mayest give him rest from the days of adversity, until the pit be digged for the wice ked...

Pf. cxix. 67. Before I was afflicted, I went astray: But now have I kept thy word.

Ver. 71. It is good for me, that I have been afflict ed ; that I might learn thy statutes.

Ver. 75. I know, O LORD, that thy judgments are right, and that thou in faithfulness hast afflicted me.

Prov. ii. 12. Whom the LORD loveth, he correcteth, even as a father the fon in whom he deligheth.

If, i. 25. I will turn my hand upon thee, and purely purge away thy dross, and take away all thy tin.

Ifi xxvii. 9. By this therefore shall the iniquity of Jacob be purged, and this is all the fruit to take away his fin. If. xlviii. 10. Behold I have refined thee, but not

with filver ; I have chosen thee in the furnace of affliction.

Hof. ii. 6. I will hedge up thy way with thorns, and make a wall, that she shall not find her paths.

Ver. 7. And she shall follow after her lovers, but she shall not overtake them: And she shall seek them, but shall not find them: Then shall she say, I will go and return to my first husband, for then was it better with me than now.

Rom. v. 3. We glory in tribulations also, knowing that tribulation worketh patience, and patience experience, and experience hope.

I Cor. xi. 32. When we are judged we are chastened of the LORD, that we should not be condemned with the world.

2 Cor. iv. 16. For which cause we faint not, but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.

Ver. 17. For our light affliction which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory. · Phil. 1. 19. I know that this shall turn to my fala vation, through your prayer, and the supply of the Spirit of Jesus Christ.

Heb. xii. 6. Whom the LORD loveth, he chalten. eth, and scourgeth every son whom he receiveth.

Ver. 7. If ye endure chastening, God dealeth with you as with fons: For what son is he whom the father chasteneth not ?

Ver. 10. They verily, for a few days chastened us. after their own pleasure ; but he for our profit, that we might be partakers of his holiness.

Ver. 11. Now no chastening for the present seem. eth to be joyous, but grievous : Nevertheless, afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness, unto them which are exercised thereby..

Rev. iii. 9. As many as I love, I rebuke and chaften.

Fames i. 3. The trying of your faith worketh pa. tience. .

Ver. 12. Blessed is the man that endureth temptation : For when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the LORD hath promised to them that love him.

1 Pet. i. 7. That the trial of your faith being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it. be tried with fire, might be found unto praise, and honour, and glory, at the appearing of Jesus Christ.

Dan. xi. 35. Some of them of understanding shall fall, to try them, and to purge, and to make them white, even to the time of the end

Dan. xii. 10. Many shall be purified, and made white, and tried.

Zech. xiii. 9. I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined, and will try them as gold is tried : They shall call on my name, and I will hear them : I will say, It is my people ; and they shall say, The LORD is my GOD.

XVI. GRACE to the CHILDREN of BELIEVERS.

Gen. xvii. 7. I will establish my covenant between me and thee, and thy feed after thee, in their genera. tions for an everlasting covenant, to be a GOD unto thee, and to thy feed after thee.

Ver. 9. Thoạ shalt keep my covenant therefore ; thou, and thy feed after thee, in their generations.

Deut. xxx. 6. And the LORD thy GOD will cir. cumcise thine heart, and the heart of thy feed, to love the LORD thy GOD with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, that thou mayest live.

Ifa. xliv. 3. I will pour my Spirit-upon thy feed and my blessing upon thy offspring,

Ver. 4. And they shall fpring up as among the grass, as willows by the water courses.

Ver. 5. One shall fay, I am the LORD's : And another shall call himself by the name of. Jacob : And another shall subscribe with his hand unto the LORD, and firname himself by the name of Israel.

Ifa. liv. 18. All thy children shall be taught of the LORD, and great shall be the peace of thy children.

Aas ii. 39. The promise is unto you, and to your children.

Aas xvi. 31. Believe on the LORD Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved and thy house.

Mark X. 14. Suffer little children to come unto me, and forbid them not : For of fuch is the kingdom of GOD.

Ver. 16. And he took them up in his arms, put his hands upon them, and blessed them.

I Cor. vii. 14. Now are they (your children) holy.

XVII. Promises of an INTEREST in God.

. Gen. xvii. 7. I will establish As our God. my covenant--to be a GOD un.

to thee. Lev. xxvi. 12. And I will walk among you, and will be your GOD, and ye shall be my people.

Pf. xlviii. 14. This God is our God for ever and ever : he will be our guide, even unto death.

If. xli. 10. Fear thou not, for I am with thee : be not dismayed, for I am thy GOD.

Ezek. xxxiv. 24. I the LORD will be their God, and my fervant David a prince among them.

Ver. 31. Ye my flock, the flock of my pasture, are. men, and I am your God, faith the LORD.

2 Cor. vi. 16. I will be their God, and they shall be my people..

i Heb. viii. 10. I will be to them a God, and they shall be to me a people.

Rev. xxi. 3. God himself shall be with them, and be their God.

Heb. xi. 16. God is not ashamed to be called their God, for he hath prepared for them a city.

Ifa. liv. 5. For thy Maker, is thine husband (the LORD of hosts is his name) and thy Redeemer the Holy One of Israel : the GOD of the whole earth fhall he be called,

Jer. XXX. 22. Ye shall be my people, and I will be your GOD.

Pf. xvi. 5. The LORD is the Our Portion. portion of mine inheritance, and of

my cup. Pf. lxxiii. 26. My flesh and my heart faileth, but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever. ;

Lam. iii. 24. The LORD is my portion, faith my foul, therefore will I hope in him.

Gen. XV. 1. I am thy field, and thy exceeding great reward.

Ifa. xxvii. 5. In that day shall Our Glory. the LORD of hosts be for a crown

of glory, and for a diadem of beauty unto the residue of his people.

Exod. xxxi. 14. My presence Of his presence shall go with thee, and I will give with us. thee rest.

Pf. cxl. 13. The upright shall

dwell in thy presence. Numb. xxiii. 21. The LORD his God is with him, and the shout of a King is among them. · Ifa. xli. 10. Fear thou not, for I am with thee.

John xiv. 23. If a man love me, he will keep my words : And my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him.

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