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Ver. 30. Repent, and turn yourselves from all your transgressions ; so iniquity shall not prove your ruin.
Ver. 31. Cast away from you all your transgressions, whereby ye have transgressed, and make you a new heart, and a new spirit ; For why will ye die, O house of Israel ?
Ver. 32. For I have no pleasure in the death of him that dieth, faith the LORD GOD: Wherefore turn yourselves, and live ye.
Ezek. xxxiii. 14.. When I say unto the wicked, Thou shalt surely die : If he turn from his sin, and do that which is lawful andaigật :
Ver. 15. If the wicked restore the pledge, give again that he had robbed, walk in the statutes of life, without committing iniquity; he shall surely lives. he shall not die.
Ver. 16. None of his fins that he hath committed, fhall be mentioned unto him ; he hath done that which is lawful and right. '
Ver. 19. If the wicked turn from his wickedness, and do that which is lawful and right, he shall live thereby.
Joel ii. 12. Turn ye even to me with all your heart, and with fasting, and with weeping, and with mourning.
Ver. 13. And rend your heart, and not your garments, and turn unto the LORD your GOD; for he it gracious and merciful, flow to anger, and of great kindness, and repenteth him of the evil.
Ver. 14. Who knoweth, if he will return and res pent, and leave a blessing behind him, even a meatoffering and a drink offering, unto the LORD you ? GOD.
Zech. i. 3. Turn ye unto me, faith the LORD of hofts, and I will turn unto you, faith the LORD of hofts, Mal. ïïi. 7. ,
Fob. xxii. 23. If thou return to the Almighty, thou?
fhalt be built up ; thou shalt put away iniquity far from thy tabernacles.
Eph. v. 14. Awake, thou that fleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light.
Aas ii. 38. Repent, and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of fins, and ye shall receive the Holy Ghost.
Ais ii. 19. Repent ye therefore, and be convert.. ed, that your fins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the LORD.
i Ezek. ix. 4. Go through the : To them that mourn midst of the city, and set a mark; for the Wickedness upon the foreheads of them that of the Land. figh, and that cry for all the :
abominations that be done in the..
midst of it. Ver. 6. Slay utterly old and young-but come not near any man upon whom is the mark.
Deut. iv. 30. When thou art Repenting in Afflic- in tribulation, and all these things tion.
are come upon thee, even in
.. the latter days, if thou turn to the LORD thy GOD, and shalt be obedient to his voice ; - Ver. 31. (For the LORD thy GOD is a merciful: GOD) he will not forsake thee, neither destroy thee, nor forget the covenant of thy fathers, which he fware unto them. - Deut. xxx. 2. If thou shalt return unto the LORD thy GOD ; and shalt obey his voice, according to all that I command thee this day, thou and thy children with all thine heart, and with all thy foul ; • Ver. 3. Then the LORD thy GOD will turn thy captivity, and have compaffion upon thee, and will return and gather thee, from all the nations whither the LORD thy GOD hath scattered thee.
Ver. 8. And thou shalt return, and obey the voice of the LORD, and do all his commandments, which I command thee this day.
Job xxxiii. 27., He looketh upon men, and if any fay, I have finned and perverted that which was right, and it profited me not ;
Ver. 28. He will deliver his soul from going into the pit, and his life shall see the light.
Hof. vi. 1. Come, and let us return unto the LORD ; for he hath torn, and he will heal us : He hath smitten, and he will bind us up.
Ff. xxxii. 5. I said, I will conConfefron of Sin.
. fefs my transgressions unto the Die
iniquity of my fins. Prov. xxvii. 13. Whoso confesseth and forsaketh his fins, shall have mercy.
I John i. 9. If we confess our fins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
Lev. xxvi. 40. If they shall confess their iniquity, and the iniquity of their fathers, with their trespass, which they trespassed agato kane ; and that also they have walked contrary rrito me;
Ver. 41. And that I also have walked contrary un. to them, and have brought them into the land of their enemies : If then their uncircumcised hearts be humbled, and they then accept of the punishment of their iniquity ;
Ver. 42. Then will I remember my covenant with Jacob, and also my covenant with Isaac, and also my covenant with Abraham will I remember ; and I will remember the land.
Jer. ii. 12. Return, thou backsliding Israel, faith the LORD, and I will not cause mine anger to fall upon you ; for I am merciful, faith the LORD, and. I will not keep anger forever...
- Ver. 13. Only acknowledge thine iniquity, that thou hast transgressed again the LORD thy GOD, and hast scattered thy ways to the strangers under every green tree, and ye have not obeyed my voice, faith the LORD.
Luke xv. 21. The fon said unto him, Father, I have finned against heaven, and in thy fight, and am no more worthy to be called thy son.
Ver. 22. But the father said to his fervants, Bring forth the best robe, and put it on him, and put a ring. on his hand, and shoes on his feet,
III. OBEDIENCE. Exod. xix. 5. If ye will obey my voice indeed, · and keep my covenant, then ye shall be a peculiar treasure unto me above all people.
Lev. xxv. 18. Ye shall do my statutes, and keep my judgments, and do them : and ye shall dwell in the land in safety
Ver. 19. And the land shall yield her fruit, and ye shall eat your fill, and durell therein in safety.
Deut. iv. 1. Hearken, haufael, unto the statutes, and unto the judgments which teach you, for to doo them, that ye may live, and go in and possess the land which the LORD GOD of your fathers giveth you.
Ver. 6. Keep therefore and do them, for this is your wisdom and your understanding in the fight of the nations, which shall hear all these statutes, and fay, Surely this great nation is a wise and understand... ing people.
Deut. v. 29. O that there were such an heart in them, that they would fear me and keep all my com.mandments always, that it might be well with them, . and with their children forever! .
Deut. vi. 3. Hear therefore, O Ifrael, and observe to do it ; that it may be well with thee, and that ye may increase mightily, as the LORD GOD of thy fathers hath promised thee, in the land which floweth with milk and honey.
Ver. 18. Thou shalt do that which is good and right in the fight of the LORD, that it may be well with thee, and that thou mayest go in and possess the good Jand, which the LORD sware unto thy fathers.
Ver. 19. To cast out all thine enemies from before thee, as the LORD hath fpoken.
Deut. vii. 12. It fhall come to pass, if ye hearken sunto these judgments, and keep and do them, that the LORD thy GOD shall keep unto thee the covenant which he fware unto thy fathers.
Deut. xi. 27. A blessing, if ye obey the command. ments of the LORD your GOD, which I command you this day.
Deut. xiii. 17. That the LORD may turn from the fierceness of his anger, and shew thee mercy, and have compassion upon thee, and multiply thee, as he hath sworn unto thy fathers.
Ver. 18. When thou shalt hearken to the voice of the LORD thy GOD, to keep all his commandments, which I command thee this day, to do that which is right in the eye of the LORD thy GOD.
Deut. xxix. 9. Keep therefore the words of this covenant, and do them, that ye may prosper in all that ye do.'
Deut. xxx. 15. See, I have set before thee this day good and evil :
Ver. 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 mayest live and multiply ; and the LORD thy GOD shall bless thee in the land, whither thou goest to possess it. Deut. xxxii. 46. Set your hearts unto all the