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5. The worship wch is due from us to God Almighty as our God is incommunicable. To give that worship or any part of it to any other is to have another God & by consequence to break \contrary to/ the first commandmt. And what that worship is may be learnt from ye worship which the Iews gave \him/ in their Temple by the law of Moses. For And if the ceremonial part of the Law be set (from wch we are \now/ freed) be set aside; it consisted chiefly in these two things: in giving \him/ honour & glory & thanks praise & thanks for creating all things & \for/ giving us our daily bread & for all his blessings \what ever blessings we receive;/ & in supplicating him for what ever we want. By the first sort of worship \such worship/ we acknowledge his power & \infinite/ goodness & power & wisdom, by the second & that he is always every where invisibly, a property peculiar to himself. The four Animals in the Temple in this prophesy worship him day & night \morning & evening/ saying Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty, wch was & is & is to come; & the 24 Elders at the same time fall down before him & worship him that liveth for ever & ever & cast their crowns before the throne saying, Thou art worthy O Lord to receive glory & honour & power: for thou hast created all things, & for thy pleasure they are & were created. This is his daily worship wch we are directed by this prophesy to give him in his Temples wch publick worship \our Churches/ represented here by his by his Temple. And another part of his publick worship is singing praises to him as God Almighty. For the 144000 \Lamb/ stood on Mount Sion with the 144000 & they sung a new song with \wth harps/ before the throne & the Victors standing on ye sea of glass sung the song of Moses & the Lamb saying Great & marvellous are thy works Lord God Almighty &c. And another part praying to him of his \publick/ worship is praying to him \as God/ represented in this prophesy by the Angels offering up

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