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termine us in those Points; or to hinder Men from looking at those Visions, or exhibiting them in Figures, or using them as they are directed, or from learning to Read, and understand the Description of them in Writing, or from being directed and determined by them ? so far from it, that they shew the Necessity why we should be informed by the strongest Evidence that can be given, and such as will determine those Points. Though 'tis plain the Jews had this Figure in their old Tabernacle, yet the Egyptians worshipped, and 'tis likely had forced some of them to worship before one Part of this Figure, the Bull ; as the Egyptians did, though they had Temples to, and worshipped, the other two each apart. And while this Figure was ordering, by a new Vision of it, and with proper Sanctions, to be renewed in State, and the Priesthood to be fixed in one Family in a lineal Succession, and their jo ship in one place, to prevent the Abuses which had been introduced by the Firstborn of each Family, at infinite Numbers of Places, orc. before thele Orders were communicated to the People, they set up the Figure of a Bull, and worshipped Jea hovah before it, so renounced Christ the Glory. Afterwards this Figure was fet up,

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and kept them right, 'till Jeroboam who had lived in Egypt, set up the. Bull again, in the ten Tribes : For this the Jews were carried into Captivity ; this made (them deny, and crucify Chrift; and this is the Egyptian Wisdom which they and their Profelytes propagate to this Day; and the Jews were reproached for not obferving these Methods of Information, Hof. xii. 10. I have also spoken by the Prophets, and I have multiplied visions, and by the ministry (hand) of the Prophets 7078 have given a Similitude. Whence then am I to expect the Charge of making a Similitude? Those who have been the most guilty of setting up the Bull, of worshiping one Person, of forging Schemes out of their own Heads, or propagating those forged for Terms of Salvation by others, of perverting the Sense of the written Word, will make the loudest Outcry against Figures ; because these Affairs were not left to Words, but were fix'd by those Vifions, and this Figure to determine all Disputes ; and because, at first Sight, it will destroy all their Dreams and false Constructions; Ought this to be a Reason to deter me ? 'Tis the very Reason that induced me to publish it. Shall I be directed by those, or fear what they can say, who know not what either this Figure, or those Writings mean? That would be lofing what I have done. :

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There is another Name of Christ which is not vastly different from 723 Glory, Gravity, that is pys Justice, the just one, the Giver of Justice. The Idea is taken from the Equality of the Beam and Scales, and the Identity of the Weights. And as Money, brc. was mostly then received and paid by Weight, he who received and paid by cqual Scales, and the fame Weight or Measure, was said to be just; fo Justice is emblematically exhibited with a pair of equal Scales in her Hand. This appears Levit. xix. 3.6. Deut. xxv. 15. Job xxxi. 6. Ezek. xlv. 10. Hence as the Covenant stands, and as cýery Person is

Jehovah, is one of the Aleim, God the Father is said to be just in Rewards or Punishments, because he requires Payment by the same Weight he has given. Psal. vii. 11. : The Aleim is a just Judge. ver. 17. I will confefs Jehovah according to bis justice. Dan. ix. 14. For Jehovah our Aleim is juft. Deut. iv.: 8. And what Nation so great is there which hath Statutes and fudgments, which justify as all this Law, which I set before you this Day. Hence Deut. vi. 25. He who per

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formed the Law was typically just; the Law did not direct the Jews to undergo ány Panishment, or perform any Justice to fave them ; Christ was to do that for them, and they were to exhibit it typically.; That, as Deut. vi. 25. was to be their Justice. But the Law forbad them to do any thing, and commanded them to destroy every Person and Thing, which made any Approach to other Aleim. Hence Deut. xxxiii. 19. Pfal. iv. 5. li. 19. Sacrifices were typically called Justice or Righteous ness sufficient to atone. Hence the Son, whom they typified, is said to be the just one, our just one, the Justifier or Giver of Justice; because he pays for others, as a Surety, what he has not received, makes their short Payments weight. So Mal. iii. 3. and they finall offer a Gift in Justice. Dan. viii. 14. The holy (separated) one mall be justified, ibid. ix. 24. to bring in the just one of Ages--and anoint the Holy One of the Holy Ones. lfaiali lix. 16. His ocen Arm brought Salvation to him; and kis Righteousness it sustained him. And he put on Righteousness as a Breast-plate, and an Helmet of Salva-, tion upon his Head. Isaiah 1. 8. He is near that justifieth me, who will contend, with me X Ibid. li. 5. My 7 utice is near,

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my Salvation is gone forth,' and mine Arms mall judge the People, &c. Ibid. liv. 17. This is the heritage of the servants of Jehovah, and their Justice is of me faith Jehovah. Pfal. xxiv. 5. He mall receive the Blessing from Jehovah, and Justice from the Aleim his Saviour. So Psal. iv. 2. Aleim of my Justice. Ibid. Ixxi. 2. deliver me in thy Justice and caufe me to escape. ver. 16. I will make mention of thy Justice, and of thine only. Ifa. lxii. 2. And the Gentiles shall fee thy Fustice. Thence the Just are said to live by Faith. Gen. xv. 6. And he believed in Jehovah, and it was imputed to him for fuffice. Hof. ii. 19. I will betroth thee unto me in Justice, &c. Ibid. xi. 12. But Judah yet ruleth with 58 the Irraditor of Light, and with the holy ones is faithful. Hab. ii. 4. But the just shall live by his faith. Matth.xxiii. 23. and have omitted the weightier Matters of the Law, Judgment, Mercy and Faith. We suppose that the Design of the Trinity, in creating intelligent Beings, was, that they might love, and so be fit to be beloved by them, and made. eternally happy by them. So Faith is the Supplement, the Complement of Hope, to believe that those Persons in their Mercy and Wisdom have contrived,

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