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Seriously and frequently Considered

by all those, who either Design for Holy
OrderSy or are actually Ordained.

ISAIAH 56. 10, 11, 12.
T Y IS Watchmen are blind: they are all ig-

I norant, they are all dumb dogs, they

cannot bark; sleeping, lying down, lo

ving to flumber. Yea, they are greedy dogs which can never have enough, and they are shepherds that cannot understand: they all look to their own way, every one for his gain from his quarter.

Come ye, say they, I will fetch wine, and we will hillour selves with strong drink and to morrow shall be as this day, and much more abundant. Ca


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Scriptures concerning the

: Jeremiah 1. 7, 8. But the Lord said unto me, Say not, I am a child: for thou shalt go to all that I shall send thee, and whatsoever I command thee thou shalt speak.

Be not afraid of their Faces: for I am with thee to deliver thee, saith the Lord.

Jeremiah 2, 8. The priests said not, Where is the Lord? and they that handle the law, knew me not : the pastours also transgressed against me, and the prophers prophesied by Baal, and walked after things that do not profit.

Jeremiah 5. 30, 31. A wonderful and horrible thing is committed in the land.

The prophets prophesie falsely, and the priests bear rule by their means, and my people love to have it so: and what will ye do in the end there. of ? '

Jeremiah 6. 13, 14, 15. For from the least of them, even unto the greatest of them, every one is given to covetousness; and from the prophet even unto the priest, every one dealeth falsely.

They have healed also the hurt of the Daughter of my People Nightly, saying, Peace, peace, when there is no peace.

Were they ashamed when they had committed abomination ? nay, they were not at all ashamed, neither could they blush; therefore they shall fall among them that fall : at the time that I visit them, they shall be cast down, faith the Lord..

Jeremiah 10. 21. . . , For the pastours are become brutish, and have not fought the Lord : therefore they shall not profper, and all their flocks shall be scattered.


Feremiah 23. 1, 2, 3. Wo be unto the paftours that destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture, saith the Lord.

Therefore thus faith the Lord God of Israel againft the paftours that feed my people, Ye have scattered my flock, and driven them away, and have not visited them ; behold, I will visit upon you the evil of your doings, faith the Lord.

And I will gather the remnant of my flock out of all countreys whither I have driven them, and will bring them again to their folds, and they shall be fruitful and increase.

Ezekiel 2. 3, 4, 5,6, 7. And he said unto me, Son of man, I send thee to the children of Israel, to a rebellious nation that hath rebelled against me; they and their fathers have transgreffed against me, even unto this very day.

For they are impudent children and stiff hearted : I do send thee unto them, and thou shalt say unto them, Thus faith the Lord God.

And they, whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear (for they are a rebellious house) yet fhall know that there hath been a prophet among them.

And thou, son of man, be not afraid of them, neither be afraid of their words, though briers and thorns be with thee, and thou dost dwell among scorpions : be not afraid of their words, nor be dismayed at their looks, though they be a rebellious house.

And thou shalt speak my words unto them, whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear, for they are moft rebellious.

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Ezek. 3. 17, 18, 19, 20, 21. Son of man, I have made thee a watchman unto the house of Israel: therefore hear the word at-my mouth, and give them warning from me. ived:

. When I say unto the wicked, thou shalt surely die : and thou giveit him not warning, nor speakest to warn the wicked from his wicked way to save his life: the saine wicked man shall die in his iniquity; but his blood will I require at thine hand. :: Yet if thou warn the wicked, and he turn not from his wickedness, nor from his wicked way, he shall die in his iniquity ; but thou hast deliver'd thy foul,

our, il burim i Again, when a righteous man doth turn from his righteousness, and commit iniquity, and I lay a stumbling-block before him, he shall die : because thou hast not given him warning, he shall die in his sin, and his righteousness which he has done, Thall not be remembred; but his blood will I require at thine hand.' '

Nevertheless, if thou warn the righteous man, that the righteous sin not, and he doch not fin; he shall surely live, because he is warned : also thou hast deliver'd thy soul.

! .... . Ezek, 22. 26.

mai ; :Her priests have violated my law, and have profaned mine holy things: they have put-no difference between the holy and profane, neither have they shewed difference between the unclean and the clean, and have hid their eyes from my fabbaths, and I am profaned among them.':;. Dit ti :Ezek. 33. lé----9. i


n Again the word of the Lord came unto me, saying,

Son of man, speak to the children of thy people,


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