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To

the'

Reader.

death, rcfurreetion, afcenfion, feffion, interceffion, and coming

again; and that one of thefe particul:trs might be thy one dayes

exercife,and fo every day thou wouldil: proceede from firil: to !aft

in thus

looking unto Jefus,

I fuppofe thou would{!: never tyre thy

'[elf; and wily fo

?

0

there is variety in this matter to be looked

unto, and tbere is variety in the manner of looking on·it.

Ex.gr.

one day thou might•ft actthy

k...nowing of

J

e[P4

in carry·ing on the

great work of thy falvation in his eternity; the next day thou

might'fl:

confider 'ftjus

in that refpect; and the next day thou

might'fi

defir.e

afrer

Jefus

in that n!fpect; and the next day thou

might'ft

hope

in

{efus

in that refpect ; and fo on_, till thou comeft

• I

fuppo~e

the

to the Jail: day ofthe work; which (befides * the object handled

R1

eftader wtll

at at lar.ge in every period, in thefe very aCl:ings up0n the object)

ea

one e reld

·

11

h

b

f ·

h

d

cv~r

the

1

i

would ma amount tot e num er o e1e ty one

ayes.

Now

book;

a;

1

;t~~:

would not this varietie delight

?

It 1s the obfervation of Mr.

forthis

con-

Lock.,_rer,onCol

1.16.

that

anholj

foul

can .not tyre it

felf

in the

fia?t dayly

~x-

contemplation of'fefus;

how muchldle can It tyre it felfe in

look,–

~ctf~

du~mg

i

11

g unto {efus,

which is far more comprehenfi'(ethan coatemplat–

ye~r/y~sle~~:

ing ofJefus? collie, try this duty, and be conftant in it, at lea.fi

the

objeCt

in e.

fer eightie one dayes in one yeare, and fo for eightie one dayes

ve•y period co

in every yeare during thy life; and then·for thy meditations on

be read, or not

any other fubject I £hall not take thee quite off, but leave the fe–

~~hd.~s h?~a~-

malnder ofthe yeare,which is above three parts more,to thy own

maJ

i~n;h~l~:

Ghoyce.

If thou art fo refolved, I £hall fay no more, but the

orin part con-

Lord be with thee, and iffoon¢r or later thou findefiany benefit

duce any thing

by this work, give God the glory, and remember him in thy

rof~·hat ~ne

;a

prayers who hath took this paynes for Chrifis honour, and thy •

ll

\11owzng :Fe-

ft

(ru

in

fucb, or

fouls good.

So re s

,

fuch arefpeet.•

'"

Thy

fervant in Chrift Jefus.

I.

A.

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