Baxter - Houston-Packer Collection BX5200 .B352 1835 v1

" Come unto me, all ye that labor, and are heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me, for I ammeek and lowly in heart : and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my `burden is light" MAT. xi. 28. "For the flesh lusteth against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh: and these are contrarythe one to 'the other ; so that ye cannot do the things that ye would." GAL. ,y. 17. "Know ye not, that to whom ye yield yourselves servants to obey, his servants ye are to whom ye obey ; whether of sin unto death, or of obedi- ence unto righteousness?" Roof. vi. 16. "Make not provision for the flesh, to fulfill the lusts thereof." Rom. xiii. 14. For if ye liveafter the flesh, ye shall die: but if ye through the Spirit do mortify the deeds ofthe body, ye shall live." Rex. viii. 13. " While they promise them liberty, they themselves are the servants of corruption ; for of whom a man is overcome, of the same ishe brought in bondage." 2 PET. ii. 19. " Thus ye speak, saying, If our transgressions and our sins be upon us, and we pine away in them, howshould we then live? Say unto them, As I live, saith the Lord God, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but that the wicked turn from his way and live. Turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways ; for why will ye die, O house ofIsrael ?" EZEK. xxxiii. 10, 11. "Now, then, we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us : we pray you in Christ's stead, be ye reconciled to God." 2 Con. v. 20. "Trust in the Lord, and do good, &c. Delight thyself also in the Lord, and he shall give thee the desiresof thine heart." Ps. xxxvii. 3, 4. Sound doctrine makes a sound judgment, a sound heart, a sound conver- sion, and'a sound conscience.