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transitory, not to be trusted to, relied on, or boasted in. When this life or this world is ftiled vain, or qualified, as they often are in devotional writings, by other like terms, it should be remembered that they are so stiled, not absolutely, but in comparison with another and a better life and world for which we look. The idea which this term vain ought to excite in us, is not any thing inconsistent with a very important truth which ought to be kept in view, and carefully imprest'upon the mind, to wit, that in all ordinary circumstances this life, in this world, is in itself. a very valuable blessing ; and, considered in its connections with a future state of being, is a gift of inexpressible and even infinite importance.

VALLEY OF THE SHADOW OF DEATH. This and some similar expressions signify not only scenes of death, but other scenes of urgent danger, or of deep affliction. In like manner, the terms to live, life, &c. denote, sometimes, not merely conscious being; but well-being, joy, happiness.

To Unite. To combine into one thing; to direct towards one object; to engage in one bu

finess

siness or pursuit. To unite the heart; to bring all its affections under one influence; to collect all its force and vigor, and turn it on one point.

Ways of God. Sometimes, the conduct of God himself; his proceedings, dispensations, counsels: soinetimes, the laws that he prescribes, or the means that he appoints, to direct and govern the conduct of his subjects.

God of

A List of Terms and Phrases interpreted in the foregoing EXPLICATION,
Adopt
Faith

Prophesy
Atonement
Foe

Raise-up
Babel

- in spite of Redemption
Baptism
Form of God

Regeneration
Bowels
Glory

Remove fin
Called
God

Renew
Chrift

Gospel, to preach Righteousness
gives
Grace

Rise again
- does

children of

Saints - faves

-quickening Salvation
redeems

Sanctify
tbro'
Heaven

See God
in the name of

afcend into Seek God
to preach
come down from

's face
blood of Hell

Sin, to be made wam'd in Hosanna

Sincere
kingdom of Jehovah

Make beart fincere
Church
Judge

Sion
Come
Judgment

Son of God
from God Jurify

Children of God me into the world Life

Born again
Communion
Living

Begotten
Covenant

Latter day, &c. Father
- blood of Lord

Adopted
Create
Name of God

Spirit
Cup
Nature

Soul
Day
Now

Testimony
Dead
Peace

Time
In the graves
Perfection

Truth
Death
Portion

Vain. Vanity of this life Elect

- to be the of Valley, shadow of death Exemplar

Presence of God | Unite-the beart · Face of God | Hide the face from Ways of God

TABLE

Under CHRIST, after the word prescribes, p. XVII. 1. 13. In correspondence also with this mode of speaking; to receive the hope of life from Christ, is to live by or thro' him. To live to, has a different meaning; it fignifies, sometimes, to shape our conduct in such manner as to do honor to; sometimes, perhaps, to be known to live, by him to whom we are said to live.

Under Day. Day of wrath, season, conjuncturę, period, event, in which God, in his providence, manifests his displeasure against fin.

Under God. With God, not perceived or understood by men ;, not known, manifested, or discovered to them.

Under Hell. Child of hell, incorrigibly or finguJarly wicked, an object of God's difpleasure, who has treasured up to himself wrath against the day of wrath.

Devil. Calumniator, persecutor, adversary, satan : figurative principle of evil, as of sickness, insanity, temptation, vice, &c. Angels of the devil, causes or instruments of evil, of pain, of vice, conceived of as subordinate

to a superior principle of evil, and as ministring to his - will: evil men. To have a devil, to be mad, to be dis

eased See Foe.

SATAN. See Devil, FoE.

Add to the List, p. XLII. Chrift, to live thro', to live to. / Devil. Day of wrath.

Angels of With God.

to have a. Child of hell.

SATAN.

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ALL ye his works that subject are - 14
All-seeing God 'tis thine to know - 77
All-knowing God thy piercing eye - 193
Almighty God with pitying eye -
Almighty God thy powerful word
Almighty maker of my frame

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Almighty maker Lord of all -
Among the princes earthly Gods - -
Another six days work is done - 87
Art thou then with us gracious Lord - 194
As the good shepherd gently leads
As various as the moon -

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Be thou exalted () my God
Beyond the limits of the sky
Behold what wondrous grace
Behold the lofty sky
Behold the morning sun
Be this O Lord our business here
Bless O my soul the living God
Bless'd be the everlasting God
Blest is the man whose virtuous steps

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