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BE IT REMEMBERED, that on the ninth day of June, in the thirty seventh year ni the 1: dependence of the United States of America, Whiting & Watson, of the said District, have deposited in this Office, the title of a Book, the right whereof they claim as Proprietor, in the words following, to wit; “The Larger Catechism, agreed upon by the Assembly of Divines at Westmiuster, with the assistance of Commissioners from the Church of Scotland, and received by the several Presbyterian Churches in America, with the proofs from the Scripture, revised by Alexander MʻLeod, D. D.'

In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States, entitled, "An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned ;" and also to an act entitled, " An act supplementary to an act, entitled, an act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned ; and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of Nesigning, Engraying, and Etching Historical, and other Prints."

THERON RUDD, Clerk of the District of New Yonk,

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Question 1. WHAT is the chief and highest cruel

of man? ins. Man's chief and highest end is to glorify God (a), and fully to enjoy him forever (b).

Q. 2. How doth it appear that there is a God ?

A. 2. The very light of nature in man, and the works of God, declare plainly that there is a God (C); but his word and Spirit only do, sufficiently and effectually, reveal him unto men for their salvation (d).

glory of God.

a) Rom. 11. 36. For of him, declare the glory of God; and the and through him, and to him are firmament she'weth his liandy all things; to whom be glory for work. Day unto day uttereth ever, Amen. 1 Cor. 10.31. Whe. speech, and night unto. night ther therefore ye eat or drink, or sheweth knowledge. There is no whatsoever ye do, do all to the speech nor language, where their

voice is not heard. (%) Psal. 73. 24, 25. Thou rd) 1 Cor. 2.9, 10. But as it shalt guide me with thy counsel,, is written, eye hath not seen, nor and afterwards receive me to glo- ear heard, neither have entered ry.--Whom have I in heaven but into the heart of

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the things thee? And there is none upon which God hath prepared for earth that I desire besides thee them that love him. "But God John 17. 21. Father, I will that hath revealed them unto us by they also whom thou hast giver his Spirit : for the Spirit searchme be with me where I am ; that eth all things, yea the deep things they may behold my glory which of God. 2 Tim. 3. 15, 16, 17. And thou hast given me.

that from a child thou hast known (6) Rom. 1. 19, 20. Because the holy scriptures, which are able that which may be known of God to make thee wise nnto salvation, is manifest in them; for God through faith which is in Christ hath shewed it unto them. For Jesus. All scripture is given by the invisible things of him from inspiration of God, and is profitthe creation of the worie are able for doctrine, for reproof, for clearly seen, being understood by correction, for instruction in righthe things that are made, even teousness : that the man of God his eternal power and Godhearl ; may be perfect, thoroughly furso that they are without excuse. nished unto all good works: Psaliu 19. 1, 2, 3. The heavens

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