Bates - BX5207 B3 B2 1692

Mr. Richard Baxter. 27 things becoming to his Wif- dom,that isfor the illuftration of all his principal Attributes, and accordingly defign'd the Glory of his Truth equally with the Honour ofhis Mercy. Thus he declares to his chofen People, Know therefore that the Lord thy Deut. 7.9; God, he is God, the faithful God, which keepethCovenant and Mer- cy, with them that love him, and keep his Commandments. The Attribute that is fet next to the Deity, as mofi facred, is the Faithful God ; and that further exprefs'd, keeping Covenant and Mercy ; for he delights in ful- filling his Promifes, as in the freeff Aas of Mercy. The Pfalmifi breaks forth with the affeaionate Praifes of thefe At- tributes, I will worJhip towards PfaI.i 38.2 thy holy Temple, and praife thy Name for thy loving I(indnefs and thyTruth: for thou haft mag- nified