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30.-Mat. 5. 8.--Mat. 15. 19.--Gal. 5. 22.-John 3.3. Mark 10. 14, 15.-Rom. 8. 7.

V. Resurrection and glory.—1 Cor. 15. 16.- Ezek. 37.. 5.-Job 19. 25, 26.-John 5. 25. 29.1 Thess. 4. 13, 17.. - 2 Cor. 5. 10.--John 11. 25, 26.-John 14. 19.-John 17. 24.-Rev. 3. 21.-Rev. 7. 14-17.-1 Cor. 15. 4957.-Acts 7, 59.-Rev. 22. 20.

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THE CONFESSION OF FAITH, COMPOSED IN THE COUNCIL OF NICE, IN THE YEAR OF OUR LODR, 325.

E believe in one God, the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and

earth, and of all things visible and invisible : and in one Lord Jesus Christ the only begotten Son of God, begotten of his Father, before all worlds ; God of God, light of Light, very God of very God, begotten, not made, heing of one substance with the Father, hy whom all things were made : who for us men, and for our salvation, came down from heaven, and was incarnate by the Holy Ghost of the Virgin Mary, and was made man, and was crucified also for us under Pontius Pilate. He suffered and was buried, and the third day he arose again according to the scriptures, and ascended into heaven, and sitteth on the right hand of the Father. And he shall come again with glory, to judge both the quick and the dead ;, whose kingdom shall have no end. And in the Holy Ghost, who spake by the prophets. And one holy Catholic and Apostolic church. We acknowledge one baptism for the remission of sins ; we look for the resurrection of the dead, and the life of the world to come. Amen.

THE CREED OF ATHANASIUS,

WRITTEN IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD, 333. 1

he hold the Catholic faith.—2. Which faith except one do kvep whole and undefiled, without doubt he shall perishi everlastingly.-3. The Catholic Faith is this, that we worship one God in Trinity, and Trinity in Unity.---4. Neither confounding the Persons nor dividing the Substance. 5. For there is one Person of the Father, another of the Son, and another of the Holy Ghost.-6. But the Godhead of the Father, of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost is all one ; the Glory equal, and the Majesty co-eternal.7. Such as the Father is, such is the Son, and such is the Holy Ghost.-8. The Father uncreated, the Son uncreated, and the Holy Ghost uncreated.9. The father incomprehensible, the Son incomprehensible, and the Holy Ghost incomprehensible.--10. The Father eternal, the Son eternal, and the Holy Ghost eternal.-11. And yet there are not three Eternals ; but one Eternal.-12. As also there are not three incomprehensibles, nor three Uncreated, but one Uncreated, and one Incomprehensible.--13. So like. wise the Father is almighty, the Son almighty, and the Holy Ghost almighty.-14. And yet there are not three Almighties, but one Almighty. 15. So the Father is God, the Son is God, and the Holy Ghost is God. 16. And yet there are not three Gods, but one God.--17. So likewise the Father is Lord, the Sou Lord, and the Holy Ghost Lord.—-18. And yet there are not three Lords, but one Lord.-19. For, as we are compelled hy the Christian Truth to acknowledge each Person by himself to be God and Lord. 20. So we are forbidden by the Catholic Faith, to say, there be three Gods, or three Lords.--21. The Father is made of none, neither created no! begotten.--22. The Son is of the Father alone, not inade, nor created, hu begotten.–23. The Holy Ghost is of the Father, and of the Son, neiti

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made, nor created, nor begotten, but proceeding.–24. So there is one Father, not three Fathers; one Son, not three Sons; one Holy Ghost, not three Holy Ghosts.—25. And in this Trinity, there is not First nor Last

, nor greater nor less.-26. But the whole three Persons are co-eternal together, and co-equal.—27. So that in all things, as it is aforesaid, the Unity in Trinity, and Trinity in Unity is to be worshipped.—28. He therefore that will be saved, must thus think of the Trinity.-29. Furthermore it is necessary to everlasting

salvation, that he also believe rightly the Incarnation of our Lord Jesus Christ.-30. For the right Faith is, that we believe and confess, that our Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of God, is God and Man. -31. God of the Substance of the Father, begotten before the World; and Man of the Substance of his Mother, born in time.—32. Perfect God, and perfect Man, having a reasonable Soul and a human Body.–33. Equal to the Father according to his Godhead : and inferior to the Father as to his Manhood.—34. Who, although he be God and Man, yet he is not two but one Christ.–35. One, not by conversion of the Godhead into Flesh, but by taking of the Manhood into God.-36. He is not one by Mixture of Substance, but by Unity of Person.—37. For the reasonable Soul and Flesh in one Man; so God and Man is one Christ.–38. Who suffered for our Salvation, descended into hell, rose again the third Day froin the Dead.—39, He ascended into Heaven, sits at the right hand of God the Father Almighty.–40. From whence he shall come to judge the Quick and the Dead. -41. At whose coming, all Men shall rise again with their Bodies.-42. And shall give Account for their own Works.-43. And they that have done Good, shall go into Life everlasting; and they that have done Evil, into everlasting fire. -44. This is the Catholic Faith, which except a Man believe faithfully, he cannot be saved.

THE END.

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AND AUTHORIZED TO BE USED IN THE CHURCHES UNDER THEIR CARE.

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RUTGER'S PRESS-NEW YORK:

Printed and Published by William A. Mercein, 240 Pearl street.

“ Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1831, by Isaac L. Kip, (on behalf of the General Synod of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church,) in the Giese growthe Druct Court of the Southern District of New York: PUBLIC LIBRARY

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TILDEN FOUNDATIONS.
From the Acts aled! Proceedinka of the General Synod of the Reformed

Dutch Church in North America.

SESSION, JUNE, 1830.

Resolved, That the Rev. Thomas De Witt, D. D., William M Murray, D.D., Isaac Ferris, and the elders Peter D. Vroom, Jr., and John D. Keese, be a committee to select from the different cullections now published, Hymns on a variety of subjects, to constitute the second Book of Hymns, to be added to those now in use in all future editions of our Psalm and Hymn Book, and that said committee report such selection to the next General Synod for their approbation.

In Session, JUNE 1831.

T committee appointed by the last General Synod, reported a selection of Hymns. Whereupon the following resolutions were adopted.

1. Resolved, That the said additional hymns reported by the Committee ap pointed by the General Synod in 1830, be accepted, ordered to be published as a second book of Hymns, and authorized to be used by the churches in the same manner as the Psalms and Hymns now in use.

2. Resolved, That all future editions of the Psalm Book shall contain the additional hymns, together with the canons of the church, as sooni as the Board of Direction of the corporation shall be able to make the necessary asrangements with the Publisher.

3. Resolded, That a separate edition of the Additional Hymns be published.

4. Resolved, That the Board of Direction of the Corporation be directed to take out separate Copy-Rights for each of the books, and authorize their pablication; and that they superintend the publication of the first edition of each book,

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Perfections of God.

HYMN 1. L. M.

Creation Praising God. 1

THE spacious firmament on high,
And spangled heav'ns a shining frame,

Their great Original proclaim,
2 The unwearied sun, from day to day,

Does his Creator's pow'r display,
And publishes to every land,

The work of an Almighty hand.
3 Soon as the evening shades prevail,

The moon takes up the wondrous tale;
And, nightly, to the list’ning earth,

Repeats the story of her birth;
4 Whilst all the stars that round her burn,

And all the planets in their turn,
Confirm the tidings as they roll,

And spread the truth from pole to pole, 5 What though in solemn silence all

Move round this dark terrestrial ball;
What though no real voice nor sound

Amidst their radiant orbs be found;
6 In reason's ear they all rejoice,

And utter forth a glorious voice,
Forever singing as they shine,
“ The hand

that made us is divine."

HYMN 2. C. M.

Sovereignty and Decrees of God. 1

EEP silence-all created things, My soul stands trembling while she sings

The honors of her God.
2 Life, death, and hell, and worlds unknown,

Hang on his firm decree;
He sits on no precarious throne,

Nor borrows leave--TO BE.
3 Chain’d to his throne a volume lies,
With all the fates of men ;

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