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Q. 61. What is forbidden in the fourth commandment?

A. The fourth commandment forbiddeth the omission or careless performance of the duties required o, and the profaning the day by idleness P, or doing that which is in itself sinful 9, or by unnecessary thoughts, words or works, about our worldly employments or recreations r. Q.62.What are the reasons annexed to the fourth commandment?

A. The reasons annexed to the fourth commandment are, God's allowing us six days of the week for our own em

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n Matth. 12; from verse 1.to 31. fallen into a deep sleep: and as Panl At that time Jesus went on the fab- was long preaching, he sunk down bath-day through the corn,and his with sleep, and fell down from the disciples were an hungred, and be third loft, and was taken up dead. gan to pluck the ears of corn, and q Ezek. 23. 38. Moreover, this to eat. v. 2. But when the Phari- they have done unto me: theyhave sees, &c. v. 12.--It is lawful to do defiled my lanctuary in the same well on the Sabbath-days. day,& have profaned my fabbaths.

61.0 Ezek. 22. 36. Her priests r jer. 17.24. And it shall come have violated my law, and have to pass, if ye diligently hearken profaned mine holy things: they unto mé, faith the Lord, to bring have put no difference between the in no burden through the gates of holy and profane,neither havethey this city on the fabbath-day, but Thewed difference between the un- hallow the fabbath-day, to do no clean and clean, and have hid their work therein: v. 25. Then shall eyes from my fabbaths, and I am there enter into the gates of this profaned among them. Amos 8. 5. city,kings and princes,littingupon Saying, when will the new-moon the throne of David, riding in cha. be gonc, that we may sell corn?and riots, and on horses, they and their the fabbath, that we may set forth princes, the men of Judah, and the wheat, making the Ephah small, inhabitants of Jerusalem; and this and the laekel great, and fallifying city shall remain for ever. v. 26. the ballances by deceit? Mal.1.13. And they shall come from the ciYe said allo, behold, what a weari: ties of Judah, and from the places nels is it? and ye have snuffed at about Jerusalem,and from the land it, faith the Lord of hosts; and ye of Benjamin, and from the plain, brought that which was torn,& the and from the mountains, and from Jame and the fick ; thus ye brought the south,

bringing burntofferings, an offering: should I accept this of and facrisices, and meat-offerings, your hands, faith the Lord ? and incense, & bringing facrifices

p Acs 20. 7. And upon the first of praise unto the house of the Lord. day of the week, when the disci- Ila. 58.13. If thou turn away thy ples came together to break bread, foot from the fabbath, from doing Paul preached unto them, ready to thy pleasure on my holy day, and depart on the morrow, and conti- call the fabbath a delight, the honuedhis {peech until midnight.2.9. ly of the Lord, honourable, and And there fat in a window a certain shalt honour him, not doing thine youngman named Eutychius, being own ways, nor fis.ding thine own

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Q. 63. Which is the fifth commandment?

A. The fifth commandment is, Honour thy father and thy mother: That thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee. v.

Q. 64. What is required in the fifth commandment?

A. The fifth commandment requireth the preserving the honour, and performing the duties belonging to every one in their several places and relations, as superiors w, inferiors x, or equals y.

Q. 65. What is forbidden in the fifth commandment?

A. The fifth commandment forbiddeth the neglecting of, or doing any thing against, the honour and duty which belongeth' to every one in their several places and relations z.

Q.66.What is the reason annexed to the fifth commandment?

A. The reason annexed to the fifth commandment is a promise of long life and prosperity (as far as it shall serve

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v 6. And honour not his father or 62. 1 Exod. 20.9.Six days Thalt his mother, he shall be free. Thus thou labour, and do all thy work. have ye made the commandment t Exod. 20.11.For in six days the of God of none effect by your traLord made heaven and earth, the dition. Ezek, 34. 2, Son of man, sea, and all that in them is, and prophesy against the shepherds of relted the seventh day; wherefore Ifrael,prophely and say untothem, the Lord blessed the labbath-day, Thus faith the Lord God unto the and hallowed it.

Thepherds, Wo be to the shepherds 63. v Exod. 20. 12,

of Israel, that do feed themselves: 64. w Eph 5.21. Submitting should not the shepherds feed the your felves one to another in the focks ? v.3. Ye eat the fat,andye fear of God.

clothe you with the wool, ye kill x 1 Pet. 2. 17. Honour all men them that are fed, but ye feed not Love the brotherhood. Fear God, the flock. 3. 4. The diseased have Honour the king.

ye not ftrengthned, neither have y Rom.12.10. Be kindlyaffectio- ye healed that which was lick, neined one to another; with brother. ther have ye bound up that which ly love, in honour preferring one was broken,neitherhaveyebrought another.

again that which was drivenaway, 65, z Mat. 15:4: For God com- neither have ye sought that which manded, saying, honour thy father was loft; but with force and with and mother: and, He that curseth cruelty have ye ruled them. Rom. father or mother, let him die the 13, 8. Owe no man any thing, but death, vs. But ye say, Whoso- to love one another : for he that ever lhall fay to his father, or his loveth another, hath fulfilled the mother, It is a gift by whatloever law.

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for God's glory, and their own good) to all such as keep this commandment a.

Q. 67. Which is the sixth commndment ?
Ą, The sixth commandment is, Thou shalt not kill'b.
Q. 68. What is required in the sixth commandment?

A. The sixth commandment requireth all lawful endea vours to preserve our own life c, and the life of others d,

Q. 69. What is forbidden in the sixth commandment ?

A. The fixth commandment forbideth the taking away opr own life, or the life of our neighbour unjustly, or what foever tendeth thereunto e. Q: 90. Which is the seventh commandment ?

A. The seventh commandment is, Thou shalt not commit adultery fonos

Q. 71. What is required in the seventh commandments

A. The seventh commandment requireth the preservation of our own and our neighbour's chastity, in heart, speech and behaviour. g.

Q. 72 66 a Deut. 5. 16. Honour thy blood, by man shall his blood be father and thy mother, as the Lord shed : for in the image of God thy God hath cominanded thee; made he man. that thy days may be prolonged, jo. fExod. 20.143 and that it may go well with thee, 01. g 1 Cor 1:2. Nevertheless, in the land which the Lord thy Gud to avoid fornication,let everyman giveth thee. Eph. 6. 2. Honour have his own wife, and let every thy father and mother (which is woman have her own husband. 23: the first commandment with pro- Let the husband render unto the mise) v.

v. 3. That it may be well wife due benevolence; and like with thee, and that thou mayeft wife also the wife unto the buflive long on the earth.

band. v, 5. Defraud ye not one 67. b Exod. 20. 13.

the other, except it be with con168. c Eph. 5.28. So onght men sent for a time, that ye may give to love their own wives, as their yourselves to fasting and prayer; own bodies : he that loveth his and come together again, that $a. wife, loveth himself, v. 29. For tan tempt you not for your inconno man ever hated his own fesh; tinency. v 34. There is difference but nourisheth and cherisheth it, also between a wife and a virgin : even as the Lord the church, the unmarried woman careth for

d 1 Kings 18.4. For it was fo, thethings of the Lord, that shemay when Jezebel cut off the prophets be holy, both in body andin spirits of the Lord, that Obadiah took an but she that is married careth for hundred prophets, and hid them the things of the world, how the by fifty in a cave, and fed them may please her husband v 36. But with bread and water,

if any man thinkthat he behaveth 69.e Ads 16. 28. But Panl cried himself uncomely towards his virwith a loud voice, saying, Do thy gin, if she pass the flower of her felf no harm; for we are all here, age, and need so require, let him Gen. 9. 6. Whoso sheddeth mans

Q. 72. What is forbidden in the seventh commandment?

4. The feventh commandment forbiddeth all unchaft
thoughts, words, and actions h.

Q. 73. Which is the eigth commandment ?
A. The eighth commandment is, Thou shalt not steal i.
°: 74. What is required in the eighth commandment ?

Ā. The eighth commandment requireth the lawful procu-
ring and furthering the wealth and outward estate of our-
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let them marry. Col. 4:6. Let your thy self from them thou shalt in
speech be alway with grace fea- any case bring them again unto thy
soned with falt, that ye may know brother, v.2. Aj difthy brother be
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man, 1 Pet 3.2. While they be hinnot,thenth shalt bring it un.

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with thee until thy brother feek af72 h Mat.15.19. For out of the ter it, and thou shalt restore it to heart proceed evil thoughts, mur

hin, again.v.3. In like manner shalt ders, adulteries,fornications, thefts thou do with his als, and so thalt false witnieffes, blafphemies. Mat. thou do with his raiment, and with 5. 28, But I say unto you, That all loftthingsofthybrothers, which whosoever looketh on a woman to be hath lolt, and thou hast found, luft after her, hath conmitted a- shalt thou do likewise: thou mayst dultery with her already in his not hide thy felf. v. 4. Thou shalt heárt. Eph. 5. 3. But fornication not see thy brothers ass or his ox & all uncleannels,or coyetousness, fall down by the way,and hide thy Jet it not be once named among!t self from them; thou shalt surely you, as becometh saints; v. 4. Nei- help him to lift them up again. v.5, ther filthiness, nor foolish talking, The woman hall not wear that norjelting, which are not conveni which pertaineth unto a man, neient': but rather giving of thanks. ther Thall a man put on a womans 73. i Exod. 20. 15.

garment: for all that do so, are a: 74. kGen 30.30.For it was little bomination unto the Lord thy God, which thou hadít before I came, & Exod. 23.4. I thou meet thineeneit is now increased unto a multi- mies ox or his alsgoingaltray,thou tude ; and the Lord hath blessed shalt surely bring it back to him athee Gince my coming: and now gain. v, s. If thou see the ass of when shall I provide for nine own him that hateth thee, lying under House also? i Tim 5. 8. But if any his burden, and wouldīt forbear provide not for his own, and (pe to help him; thou fhalt furely help cially for those of his own house, with him Gen.47.14. And joseph he bath denied the faith, and is gathered up all the money that was worse than an infidel. Lev.25.35. found in the land of Egypt, andin And if thy brother be waxen poor, the land of Canaan, for the corn and fallen in decay with thee; then which ihey bought: and Joseph thou shalt relieve him; yea, though brought the money into Pharoahş he be a stranger, or a fojourner; house..20. And jofeph bought all that he may live with thee. Deut. the land of Egypt for Phasach; for 22.1. Thouhaltaotfeethy brothers the Egyptians fold every man his

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e 75. What is forbidden in the eight commandment ?

Å. The eight commandment forbiddeth whatsoever doth or may unjustly hinder our own or our neighbour's wealth or outward estate 1.

Q. 76. Which is the ninth commandment?

A. The ninth commandment is, Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour in.

Q. 77. What is required in the ninth commandment ?

A. The ninth commandment requireth the maintaining and promoting of truth between man and man n, and of our own and our neighbour's good name o, especially in witness-bearing P.

0.78. What is forbidden in the ninth commandment?

Ā. The ninth commandment forbiddeth whatsoever is prejudicial to truth, or injurious to our own or our neighbour's good name 9.

Q. 79. Which is the tenth commandment ?

A. The tenth commandment is, Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neigbbour's wife,

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field, because the famine prevailed o 3 John 12. Demetrius hath over them: fo the land became good report of all men, and of the Pharaohs,

truth it Telf: yea, and we also bear 75.1 Prov.21,15. Hethat loveth record, and ye know that our re. plealure shall be a poor man: he cord is true, that loveth wine and oil shall not

p Prov. 14.5. A faithful witness berich:Prov.23.20.Benotamongst will not lie: buta false witness will wine bibbers, amongst riotous eat- utter lies. v.25. A true witness de. ers of flesh. v. 21. For the drunk- livereth fouls, but a deceitful wit-' ard & the glutton shall come to po- ness Speaketh lies. verty: and drowsinefs Thall clothe

78. 91 Sam. 17.28. And Eliab, à man with rágs. Prov. 28. 19. He his eldett brother heard when he that tilleth his land, shall have fpake unto the men, and Eliab's plenty of bread: but he that fol. anger was kindled against David, loweth after vain persons, hall and he said, why camest thou down have poverty enough. Eph.4.28. hither? and with whom haft thou Let him that stole Iteal no more: left those few sheep in the wilder. but rather let him labour, working ress? I know thy pride, and the with his hands the thing which is naughtinessof thine heart; for thou good, that he may have to give to art come down, that thou mightst him that needeth.

jee the battle. Lev. 19.16. Thou 76. m Exod. 20. 16.

fhalt not go up and down as a tale27. n Zech. 8.16. These are the bearer among thy people; neither things that ye Mall do, speak ye fhalt thou stand against the blood every man the truth to his neigh, ofthy neighbour : I am theLord. bour: execute the judgment of Psal. 15.3. He that backbiteth not truth and peace in your gates. with his congue, nor doch evil to

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