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St. Matth. Chap. V. Ver. 10, 11, 12,
10. Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness fake : for theirs is the kingdom of beaven.
11. Blessed are ye when men fall revile you, and persecutc you, and Mall Jay all manner of evil against you falsly for my sake.
12. Rejoyce, and be exceeding glad : for great is your reward in heaven : for. so perfecuted they the Propl:ets which were before ycrii
Brotherly Love and Forgivenefs enjoyx'd
NExt learn the Rules for Sacrifice and Pray’r. 7
If to the Temple thou with gifts repair Unreconcil'd expect no audience there! Propitiare first thy Brother, else in vain From Heav'n thou doft acceptance hope to gain. Forgive, forgiv'n! yourselves my Followers prove; Melt Curses down with Pray’rs, and Hare with
Love ! Your Great Exemplar, make that Love divine Whose fruitful Show'rs still fall, whose Sun docs
shine On Good and Bad Promiscuous: thus you'll be
I bez As far as suits with weak Humanity
S Above the World, and Perfect ev'n as he. Secret your Alms and pious Pray'rs, and known To him, who sees and will reward, alone; Who all things does thro' secret Shades survey, As in the open Light, and blazing Noon of Day.
St. Matth. Chap. V.
Ver. 23, 24
23. If thou bring thy gift to the altar, and there' remembrest that thy brother hath ought againft thee; ? 24. Leave there thy gift before the altar, and go thy way, first be reconciled to thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift.
The cenforious Sinner.
As he'd have Mercy at the last Grear Doom :
Nor yet is he cenforious who the Root
St. MATTH. Chap. VII. Ver. 3, 4, 5,
3. IVhy beholdest thou the mote that is in tly brother's eye, but confidereft not the beam tharis in thine own eye?.
4. Or how wilt thou say to thy brother, Let me pull dat the mote out of thine eye, and behold; in bean is in thine own eye ?
s. Thou hypocrite, first cast out the beam out of thine on eye; and then falt thou see clearly to cast out the mote cut of thy brother's eye.