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shall intreat for him? They who de- God, lest I tear you in pieces, and spise me, saith the Lord, shall be there be none to deliver.-Ps. 1. 16. lightly esteemed.—1 Sam. ii. 25. 30. 22. Prov. xi. 21. Ps. ix. 18.

Saul's sin made him cry out in his Who knoweth the power of thine distress, That God had departed from anger? Even according to thy fear, him.- 1 Sam. xxviii. 15.

so is thy wrath.-Ps. xc. 11. The triumphing of the wicked is When the wicked spring as the but short, &c. Though his excellency grass, and when all the workers of mount up to the heavens, and his iniquity do flourish, it is that they head reach unto the clouds, he shall should be destroyed for ever.---Ps. perish for ever, like his own dung, xcii. 7. 10. xlix. 17. 19. &c.-Job xx. 5, &c. xi. 20.

turn aside unto their How oft is the candle of the wicked crooked ways, the Lord shall lead put out, and how oft cometh their forth with the workers of iniquity.destruction upon

them? God distri- Ps. cxxv. 5. buteth sorrows in his anger : they They shall eat of the fruit of their are as stubble, &c. his eyes shall see own way, and be filled with their own his destruction, and he shall drink of devices. Prov. i. 31. v. 22, 23. the wrath of the Almighty, &c. The The name of the wicked shall rot, wicked is reserved unto the day of &c. The expectation of the wicked destruction ; they shall be brought shall perish. --Prov. x. 7. 28. xi. 7.'; forth to the day of wrath.-Job xxi. There is a way which seemeth right 17–19.30. xxvii. 13, 14, &c. xxxi. unto a man : but the end thereof are

the ways of death.Prov. xiv. 12. The ungodly are like the chaff, The sacrifice of the wicked is an which the wind driveth away, &c. abomination to the Lord, &c. so his They shall not stand in the judgment, thoughts are.-Prov. xv. 8. 26. xxi. &c. The way of the ungodly shall 27. °Isa. Ixvi. 3, 4. Gen. iv. 3—7. perish.-Ps.i. 4–6.

The woman whose heart is snares Thou art not a God who hath plea- and nets, &c. the sinner shall be sure in wickedness, &c. Thou hatest taken by her.-Eccles. vii. 26. all workers of iniquity.--Ps. v. 4,5. But it shall not be well with the

The wicked his soul hateth. Upon wicked, &c. because he feareth not the wicked he shall rain snares, fire, before God.--Eccles. viii. 13. : Isa. and brimstone, and an horrible (or iii. 11. burning) tempest: this shall be the Woe unto them who draw iniquity portion of their cap.-Ps. xi. 5, 6. with cords of vanity, and sin, as it Isa. xxxiii. 14.

were, with a cart-rope, &e.--Isa. v. Because they regard not the works 18, &c. Micah ii. 1-3. of the Lord, &c. he shall destroy No

peace, saith the Lord, unto the them, and not build them up, &c. wicked.Isa. xlviii. 22. lvii. 20. Ps. xxviii. 5. cxix. 155.

Against whom do ye sport yourThe face of the Lord is against selves ? &c. when thou cryest, Let them that do evil, to cut off the re- thy companions deliver thee, &c. membrance, &c.-Ps. xxxiv. 16. 1 Pet. Isa. lvii. 4. 13. ji. 12.

They shall look on the carcasses of The transgressors shall be destroyed men, who have transgressed against together. The end of the wicked shall me ; , for their worm shall not die, be cut off.-Ps. xxxvii. 38. 2. neither shall their fire be quenched,

Unto the wicked God saith, What and they shall be an abhorring unto hast thou to do to declare my sta- all flesh.—Isa. lxvi. 24. xxxiii. 14. tutes ? or that thou shouldest take Every one shall die for his own my, &c. Consider, ye who forget iniquity.-Jer. xxxi. 30.

The soul that sinneth it shall die. and he went and hanged himself. Ezek. xvii. 4. 20. ii. 19. :.7 Matt. xxvii. 3-+-5. !

Can thine heart 'endure, or can The chaff he will burn with fire thine hands be strong, in the day that unquenchable.---Luke ü. 17. Matt. Į shalỊ deal with thee?: I the Lord ü. 12. have spoken, and will do.-Ezek The parable of the rich man's xxii. 14.

death, and being in hell in the flames. Many shall awake; some, &c. to -Luke xvi. 22, &c. shame and everlasting contempt. Those mine enemies who would not Dan, xii. 2.

that I should reign over them, &c. Behold, the day cometh which shall slay them before me.-Luke xix. 27. burn as an oven: and all the proud, Except.a man be born again, he yea, and all who do wickedly, shall cannot see the kingdom of God,'&c. be stubble; and the day which cometh He who believeth not, is condemned shall burn them up, saith the Lord of already, &c. he shall not see life, but hosts, and it shall leave them neither the wrath of God abideth on him.root nor branch.-Mal. iv. 1. Jude 7. John iii. 3. 18. 36.

The axe is laid unto the root of the Ye are servants of sin, and ye are trees; therefore every tree which of your father the devil.-John viii. bringeth not forth good fruit, is hewn 34. 44. down, and cast into the fire. --Matt. For the wrath of God is revealed iii, 10. vii. 19.

from heaven against all ungodliness The children of the kingdom shall and unrighteousness of men, &c. be cast out into onter darkness, there they are worthy of death.-Rom. i. shall be weeping, &c.—Matt. viji. 12. 19. 32. xxiv. 51.

Thinkest thou this, &c. that thou The angels shall gather out of his shalt escape the judgment of God? kingdom, &c. them which do iniquity, &c. Thou treasurest up unto thyself and shall cast them into a furnace of wrath against the day of wrath, and fire, there shall be wailing and gnash- revelation of the righteous judgment ing of teeth, &c. At the end of the of God, &c. Indignation and wrath ; world, the angels shall come forth, tribulation and anguish upon every and sever the wicked from among the soul of man who doth evil, &c.just: and shall cast them into the Rom, ii. 3. 5. 8, 9. furnace of fire, &c.—Matt. xiii. 41, • Destruction and misery are in their 42. 49, 50. See Mark ix. 45, 46. ways.-Rom. iii. 16.

Every plant which my heavenly by one man sịn entered, and death Father hath not planted shall be by sin.-Rom. v. 12. . rooted up, &c. Both fall into the ; Whether of sin unto death, &c. ditch.-Matt. xv. 13, 14,

What fruit had ye ? &c. the end of Cast the unprofitable servant into those things is death, &c. The wages outer darkness, there shall be weep- of sin is death. Rom. vi. 16. 21. 23. ing, &c. When the Son of man shall James i. 15. come, &c. then shall he say unto To be carnally-minded is death, them on the left hand, Depart from &c. So then, they who are in the me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire, flesh cannot please God, &c. for if ye prepared for the devil, &c. for I was live after the flesh, ye shall die. an hungered, and ye gave me no Rom. viii. 6. 8. 13. meat, &c. These shall go away into Vessels of wrath fitted to destruc. everlasting punishment.--Matt. xxv. tion.-Rom. ix. 22. 30, 31. 41, 42. 46. xxiii. 33. viii. The unrighteous shall not inherit

the kingdom of God, &c. Neither Judas's sin made him to go out, fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adul.

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terers, &c. shall inherit the kingdom hands of the living God.-Heb. 8. 81. of God.—1.Cor. vi. 9, 10.:

Ps. ii. 12. If any man love not the Lord Jesus - Whoremongers and adulterers God Christ, let him be Anathema, Maran, will judge.--Heb. xiii, 4, atha. Oor., xvi. 22.

, Judgment must begin at the house • If our.gospel be hid, it is hid-to of God: 'and if it first begin 'at us, them who are lost ;- in whom the what shall the end be of them that God of, &c. 2 Cor. iv. 3, 4. obey not the gospel of God? &c,

The works of the flesh, &c. adul- Where shall the ungodly and sinner tery, fornication, &c. They who do appear :--1 Pet. iv. 17, 18. such things, shall not inherit the king- The Lord knoweth how, &c. to redom of God. Gal. v. 19-21. serve the unjust unto the day of judg

He who soweth to the flesh, shall ment, to be punished, &c. The day of of the flesh reap corruption.Gal. judgment and perdition of ungodly vi. 8. Prov. xxii. 8.

men.-2 Pet. ii. 9. iii. 7. Jude 15. You, &c. were dead in trespasses Ye know that no murderer hath and sins, &c. by nature the children eternal life abiding in him.-- John of wrath, even as well as others. Ye üi. 15. were without Christ; being aliens And the kings of the earth, and the from the commonwealth of Israel, great men, and the rich men, and the and strangers from the covenants of chief captains, and the mighty men, promise; having no hope, and with, and every bond-man, and every free out God in the world. -Eph. ii. 1. man, bid themselves in the dens, and 3. 12.

in the rocks, &c. and said to the No whoremonger, nor unclean per- mountains and rocks, Fall on us; and son, &c. bath any inheritance in the hide us from the face of him who kingdom of Christ, and of God, &c. sitteth on the throne, and from the Because of these things cometh the wrath of the Lamb: for the great day wrath of God upon the children of of his wrath is come; and who shall disobedience (or unbelief).- Eph. be able to stand :--Rev. vi, 15-17. v. 5, 6. Colos. iii. 5, 6. Heb. xiii. 4. Whosoever was not found in the

Many walk, &c. whose end is de- book of life, was cast into the lake of struction. Phil. iii. 18, 19.

fire.-Rev. xx. 15. When they say peace, &c. then The fearful and unbelieving, and sudden destruction cometh upon them, the abominable, &c. shall have their as travail upon a woman with child; part in the lake which burneth with and they shall not escape.—1 Thess. fire and brimstone: which is the se

cond death, &c. There shall in ng The Lord Jesus shall be revealed wise enter into the New Jerusalem, from heaven, &c. taking vengeance on any thing that defileth or worketh them who know not God, and who abomination, or maketh a lie.-Reva obey not the gospel of our Lord Je- xxi. 8. 27. sus Christ : who shall be punished For without are dogs, and sorcerers, with everlasting destruction from the and whoremongers, and murderers, presence of the Lord, and the glory &c.-Rev. xxii. 15. of his power. When, &c.—2 Thess. i. 7-9. Heb. x. 26, 27.

FOURTHLY, Under what Case the That they all might be damned, Law concludes Men. who believed not, &c.—2 Thess. ji. 12.

Sect. 1. Under Sin and Guilt. To them who are unbelieving is If thou, Lord, shouldest mark ininothing pure, &c.--Tit. i. 15. quities; O Lord, who shall stand

It is a fearful thing to fall into the Ps. cxxx. 3. Job ix. 1, 2.

V. 3.

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. Do not think that I will accuse you all the words of this law to do them;
to the Father : there is one who ac, and, &c.—Deut. xxvii. 26.
cuseth you, even Moses, in whom ye If thou wilt not hearken, &c. to do
trust.John v. 45.

· all his commandments and his statutes;
We have before proved (or charged) which I command thee, &c. all these
both Jews and Gentiles, that they curses shall come upon thee. Cursed
are all under sin; as it is written, shalt thou, &c.-Deut. xxviii. 15, &c.
There is none righteous, &c. What Thus saith the Lord God of Israel,
things soever the law saith, it saith Cursed be the man who obeyeth not,
to them who are under the law : that &c.-Jer. xi. 3, 4.
every mouth may be stopped; and all For as many as are of the works of
the world may become guilty before the law, are under the curse; for it
God (or subject to the judgınent of is written, Cursed is every one who
God), &c. There is no difference: continueth not in all things which are
for all have sinned, and come short of written in the book of the law to do
the glory of God.Rom. iii. 9, 10. them.--Gal. iii. 10.
19. 22, 23.
Where no law is, there is no trans-

The Deeds of the Law, gression.Rom. iv, 15.

or Sacrifices under it, cannot justify, Until the law, sin was in the world :

or purge from Sin; but still leave

Sinners under Guilt, Condemnation, but sin is not imputed, when there is no law, &c. The law entered, that

and Wrath. the offence might abound, &c. Rom. How should man be just with God v. 13. 20. Gal. iii, 19.

(or before God)? If he will contend I had not known sin but by the with him, he cannot answer him one law, &c. without the law, sin was of a thousand.-Job ix. 2, 3.. dead. I was alive without the law If thou be righteous, what givest once, but when the commandment thou him? or what receiveth he of came, sin revived, and I died, &c. thine hand ?-Prov. XXXV. 7. : That sin might appear sin, &c. and Sacrifice and offering thou didst not by the commandment might become desire. Ps. xl. 6, 7. exceeding sinful. - Rom. vii. 7- Enter not into judgment, &c. for 9. 13.

in thy sight shall no man living be For God hath concluded them all justified.-Ps. cxliii. 2. (or shut them up together) in unbelief,

Ye who kindle a fire, that compass &c. Rom. xi. 32.

yourselves, &c. walk in the light of The strength of sin is the law. your fire, &c. ye shall lie down in I Cor. xv. 56.

sorrow.—Isa. 1. 11. The scripture hath concluded all When


shall have done all those men under sin.—Gal. iii. 22. Rom. things which are commanded you, v. 12. Ps. cxliii. 2.

say, We are unprofitable servants, We know that the law is good, if &c.—Luke xvii. 10. a man use it lawfully; shewing this, The parable of such who trusted in that the law is not made for a right- themselves, that they were righteous, eous man; but for the lawless and &c. Two men went up into the temple, disobedient: for the ungodly, &c. &c. The publican went down to his I Tim. i. 8-10.

house justified rather than the PhariWhosoever shall keep the whole see, who boasted much of his doings. law, and yet offend in one point, he All these things have I kept from my is guilty of all, &c.-James ii. 10. youth; Christ said, Yet lackest thou Sect, 11. Under the Curse thereof. 20—23. Matt. iii. 9.

one thing, &c.—Luke xviii. 9-14. CURSED be he, who confirmeth not There is one who accuseth you,

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eyen Moses, in whom ye trust.-John master to bring us unto Christ.--Gal. ¥. 45.

iii. 11, 12. 19. 21. 24. iv. 1-5. By him all who believe are justified Christ is become of no effect unto from all things, from which ye could you: whosoever of you are justified not be justified by the law of Moses. by the law, ye are fallen from grace. -Acts xiii. 39.

Gal. v. 4. By the deeds of the law, there shall By grace ye are saved, &c. not of no flesh be justified in his sight. works, lest any man should boast.Rom. iii. 20.

Eph. ii. 8, 9. For if they which are of the law be We are the circumcision which heirs, faith is made void, and the pro- worship God in the Spirit, &c. and mise made of none effect. Because and have no confidence in the flesh, the law worketh wrath.-Rom. iv. &c. Paul was very zealous of the 14, 15.

law, and if any man had whereof to For when we were yet without boast in that respect, he more; yet strength, in due time Christ died, &c. he counted all but loss and dung for -Rom. v. 6. 10.

Christ; and that he might be found in What the law could not do, in that him, not having his own righteousness, it was weak through the flesh, &c. which is of the law.-Phil. iii. 3, &e. Rom. viii. 3.

The law is good, if a man use it Israel, which followed after the law lawfully: knowing that the law is of righteousness, hath not attained to not made for the righteous man, but the law of righteousness. Where. for the lawless and disobedient, &c. fore? because they sought it not by - Tim. i. 8, 9. faith, but as it were, by the works of Not by works of righteousness which the law: for they stumbled at that we have done, but according to his stumbling stone.-Rom. ix. 31, 32. mercy he hath saved us.-Titus iii. 5.

Christ is the end of the law for If therefore perfection were by the righteousness to every one that be- Levitical priesthood, &c. what further lieveth. Rom. x. 4.

need was there that another priest I know nothing by myself: yet am should rise ? &c. For the law made I not hereby justified: but he that nothing perfect, but the bringing in judgeth me is the Lord. -1 Cor. iv. 4. of a better hope did.—Heb. vii. 11.

The strength of sin is the law.-19. viii. 5, 6. 8. I Cor. xv. 56.

In which were offered both gifts A man is not justified by the works and sacrifices, that could not make him of the law, &c. For by the works of that did the service perfect, as perthe law shall no flesh be justified, &c. taining to the conscience. Heb. ix. 9. If righteousness come by the law, For the law, having a shadow of then Christ is dead in vain. Gal. ii. good things to come, and not the very 16. 21.

image of the things, can never with That no man is justified by the law those sacrifices which they offered year in the sight of God, it is evident; for, by year continually, make the comers The just shall live by faith. And the thereunto perfect for then would law is not of faith, bat, The man who they not have ceased to be offered, doeth them, shall live in them, &c. because that the worshippers once Wherefore then serveth the law? it purged, should have had no more con-. was added because of transgressions, science of sins; but in those sacrifices till the seed should come, &c. If there is a remembrance again made of there bad been a law given which sins every year; for it is not possible could have given life, verily righte- that the blood of bulls and of goats ousness should have been by the law, should take away sins, &c. Sacrifice &c. Wherefore the law was our school and offering thou wouldest not, &c

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