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Artic. 1. There is one God the Father eternal \everliving,/ omnipresent, omniscient, almighty, the maker of heaven & earth, & one Mediator between God & Man the Man Christ Iesus.

Artic 2. The father is the invisible God whom no eye hath seen or can see, all other beings are sometimes visible.

Artic. 3. The Father hath life in himself & hath given the son to have life in himself.

Artic 4 The father is omniscient & hath all knowledge of future things originally in his own breast, & communicates knowledge to the son of future things to the son \Iesus Christ/ & none in heaven or earth or under the earth is worthy to receive knowledge of future things immediately from the father except the Lamb. |And therefore the testimony of Iesus is the Spirit of Prophesy & Iesus is the Word or Prophet of God.|

Artic 5. The father is immoveable th no place being caplable of becoming emptier or fuller of him then it is by the eternal necessity of nature: all other being {sic} are moveable from place to place.

Artic 6. All the worship (whether of prayer praise or thanks giving wch was due to the father before the coming of Christ is still due to him. Christ came not to diminish the worship of his father.

Artic. 7. A Prayers are most prevalent when directed to the father in the name of ye son

Artic. 8. We are to return thanks to ye father alone for creating us & giving us food & raiment & other blessings of this life & whatsover we are to thank him for or desire that he would do for us we ask of him immediately in the name of Christ

Artic. 9. We need not pray to Christ to intercede for us. If we pray the father aright he will intercede.

Artic. 10. {T} It is not necessary to salvation to direct or prayers to any other then ye father in ye name of the son.

Artic. 11. To give the name of God to Angels or Kings is not against ye first commandment. To give the worship of the God of the Iews to Angels or Kings is against it. The meaning of the commandment is To|h|ou shalt worship no other Gods but me.

Artic 12. To give glory Christ {sic} & the Holy Ghost To us there is but one God ye father of whom are all things \& we of him/, & one Lord Iesus Christ by whom are all things & we by him. And each have their proper worship We are that is, we are to worship the father alone as God Almighty & the Lor Iesus alone as the Lord the Messiah the king of kin great King the {illeg} Lamb of God who was slain & hath redeemed us wth his blood & was made us kings & Priests.

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