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-~lahc;;c;:;illr.

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k1rld of<]:!efiancc anddcfpitc, then,to doe it:

Doe'

1

ve•p>'oJ

cor.•o.».

ut a·n"

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vofe"tbe

Lordto;~nger,

1

drew; r"':te~'":~

e. ,

1HC"',

nee

v~

ar fs

do

s

rod, •choofe.

~

thertimc: utieltrtherod,llfiJC!Or; then, f<;>rl:lt'-<h,e tt.•

C~t'tam}yl

that ume ,, ne>

tOffiCO~

ll'!.~H

pJ'

,(

1

•r

<l

wt·

r''"/1

1

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time to fin.

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ft

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.{;.

ft

u:,

k

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, The

~ather,fortnat,

rmr

1s, an ne

not<tapmgy om

m,

l!lut

~~~·

eaptpg

~

0

it

l

>

hit that bath made this

rot/,

and.>ut.tt tnto hts

hand:

Ijor,fme ltts,thatfor

:1:~~~~;./!

,;po,ofapeopte;G

cff)jtl}fe>'eththCfewi~jiym

IJ/

Rt;lfktJtvtdJm;

·G~.ift

1

l

tiefp 1

ur

of Pnnccs abroad,

to

take pc.tcc from theqtth-lthereby to-Ch<l'llen

~~~

11

by panng the growth of the1r wealth, widHhis his

hmd

razor;

by wafting

h ·

~

{lron"' men (the hand of tpe enem1es canng themup;) bY. makmg- widdowes

~n~ufathe&rrc

chtJ4i"eb;

'oy

~&t!;Fr,li~C:collc<fli.etiJsl~f

War. Iftlitn.out

fi(lS (

com-

monuntous,'wirh od.!fr rlanonS)

ani:(

that

bur

VnthlUll<fulnelfe(Ipecult.lr

to

US'trlo'tlc~

~~~;: ~

have

-brought all fhi's

bp.o1~uS' ;<.iftl}~~·!'nem.i~haVe'ftirrcd ~P

tl·)cfe enemies

f

lf

W..a~

. ·

,.• ·"

be

rhe'lic,kneffe,

it'Q!~u}1:r~~

Ct1tfett,'

~jJltdd

we not (at•Jeafi-wt[e no,y,wluLe

rh.c

flu.Ye.:.1 , .

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rifi7>1iir'tif'

ot\r fins rsup6n

liS)

'd!er:b'tlrfct;vcs a

ltt~le

lln\1

keepe

fome.brderl~.

but•dJll)jk• · ·

-.· "' ' •

in/ql!itie.40

rv,eter,

artd diftelnflel'l:lilr' fdves

:Is

thoHgh

tve~we~e.in

perfe&lt:tt-eofi

health~

Shall we

m:~kc our,d1f~a,(e

defperate,and haften our rmne by not CO'ntammg

fr'om fin rhat hath'ca!His iq'it

~·~tib'W'we, _wh~ttime

tliisis

~l'fi!f-t!hi's

a

time

of!

fin~

Cettain~,IYI

we

Ca'\1ii~'taevife

a

\vo~fe';'_ln tl~e

tixp_eO'fWar, it

is

high..iiliielrO'

I!Jepe

(g

frO,nftn...

#.' ;

~

jJ

'

)

.

:HL .

-r,

·'1t·•.:-:r:

:.-(.{-

:.:.

;:tob :.ra;.

•j - .

f)JL.J

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But~ abon

1

~11I'(wl.iich ,tillT~uch

us n(ere!t)

an'd

therd'dre~:!lrielandng:Urie

irnijl

be told

us

olrc~S.~-iatt~e

Cafe

~~{fi>e~d~e ~omjnirig

againe\ofrlllllt!.thlt>lfo•i>

g~e

for.th'

(

whofe profpenty wee are

tp

feelc Wttfl

all

oti\.'po!fible

~ndey,ours.)

thaHhett

good fpced depcndet!i: upo11

God"s

goi,g'forth rv!tb

t~elr'.'!'Anel'Goll'sgr!iing,or

ftaying

.;· ·

rro:J

depe~detl~

very

m~ch

'-lpon

tl11S

pP1nt·

. Mo~ c~rt!ltne

;,t

ls,theeven~·of

War ism,oll:

uncertalt\t•. _., When'

Bmfladad

0eht forth

w1~h

an·nrmt<f;

thar.rb~.-dtifl'

of

S"m(ll't-a,rvas

,

King.

>o.ti.

not'e~orii,'h

'to

givi;1:Uefyone

in

b,~_c4mft

a

han~[¥•1ll'ie-~a~N1d

hil.n:(an_d hee fci'tmd

it

true) '

'.&Sglorietrt(4f,"!tn!ftu;

&c:

·

·lf~e

that Guck#l'I.Jaflhu

arrfllrHC

m.,,p

l;ot

·bMjl,;u.hc~

.,),J.i

pu~s

it off.

}'tiey

'11\[ltfighc';:.~ 'ba~d!y·!'et'd~wi\c,lf?liat n~m~o!~plac~

fiJai,lhhve

IoCpG.

thar.dley fight

1!1 :

'lr-

May be theva!fey df

Ac~or

frhat!s[ortow)

!J.y,r-iiafon of

af6y1e;

:i{thatpf

Iejita;

1

~:may

bee thcva!l'ey of :B(rdcJJJ•(that

is,b/efing)'by:

m~:ines

of-:! ,

Chr.>o

;6,

victory, as that

.~(,;'~phat._._

~lt

\s; as

G?

o

~is_;

li:ndas

I-j'e-willhavei~;! ;t~bC~fo

;

Pfal.if.G.io

btwJce, and 'thnte/bY

Dh'lnd{'b.yS~{omon,,

byiOfaphat,

weatetoldtv, tlrao!

1n1

7.

neithrrfrvord nor.bow;. it

iJ

neilhe~

chariot hor'hor(e;

It

is neithtr TJJtiltitu.denbr

b

PG'f'" ·l'·

valotfr

of

an

'Heft

willfer'rie

.'

Biti1hattheba(tai'/.e

f5

Go

o'•

i

at:rMlt:

gfveci\

~1-ieup:-

"

''-'o.•r·.

per hanq. We need riot be perfwaaed 6fthis; \Ve

all arc

perfwailed (!'hope;) and\ve

fay, ·with

<Yvtofes, If'thy Prefen!:.egoe

not

withm,

car-ri~m

nwhmce.

Then;if

1ve

ihaH

~eed

God's

favour a119 Helpe in prorPering our jotirncy, and to make that [ure which

t~fo .uncertainc;

it will'll:and us in hahd, to make fure of Him,in,thrs, this neecj£u1l

nmc; and to keepc Him fure, if iu 'miy be. For, if

H~

'kcepc with the

Hi>

it,

·and-take

. .

thm pqrrs,

(

reGe!lef

t11i mmt

qteaji

nihil

(faith

Ejay;)

and

t!.refe

fmol:i~Jg

tayfu of

E6Yf'·"· ·

firebrands

!hall quickly bee

quench~d.

Bur,·if' Go o either goe notwith them,

"r'Y

7 ·

4'

or reme from them; If there

}v~re

among them but naked or woundedanerr;

(what fpeake I of

men~

'If but

Proggs

or

Flies)

tht:y f11all be fufficient

rotro~tMe

them.

· _

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. ..

.

... Now tl\en,wean;

at

the

poit~r<f>r,if

we will'have hold ofCod,make Hin{

fu~e,

'

be tcttame of Him ;\ve niuft b'<eake withjin,<necds.

Sin

and

Satan

arc His

me7pies,

>Cor. f.

xs:

and no

feilomjl>ip,norcommmzio,,r:tJ concord,no

aoreemenr .no parr no j>Ottion benveen

·

·

them If ,

·11

d

H.

·

'1

·.

R

,

n rr'

'

·

,

I ·

·. . "c

Wl

raw

1m 111t9 :caaue,we mu" P_'jOieuc our (elves encm1cs umo 11s

enem,cs, that he inay do thdiUe t/;ours. At

cflic

and the fame time enrer,as an diJt–

¥ard warwith wicked rebels,fo an iqwa.t;d.hoftllirlc with our w'icked rebellious lufts.

1

or

tl~tJf

we keep ourfelves fi·om the'one-,He ,.;mkeeptlS from rhe other; and thcfe

Iud

7

,

0

ftJ~;J~, :~~~reffed,

thofe fhall not be able to ftand. lfht1sdoing,

the jivordof

the

Lord

Pr~.

;d.;.

real

F

'thefivordof

Gedeon :

Go o fl1all be \vith ·us,Ittiel; and we fl\all prevatle,

·

·

or whe:_e

IttzeliS, Veal

will not be away. Btit if we will needs hold on our

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