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devoureourfelves,

thatl~ercc~ive

it not in

vain~·:·)

the

Holy

cbojl,

by

w~i~s

to

fieQ

1

andbloud unknowne,

tnJJmmg

tt, as a

breath,.dtfltllmg

tt,as a

dc1v; dcrwmg_

1

r, as a fe-.

cret

injlflence,inro

the

fotde .

For;•f

Phtl•fop~te

gram

an

111VJ{\bleoperatton

111

us;tothe

leflia!lbodies.

much better may we yeeld tr, to Hts etcrnall

Spmt:

whereby fuch

a

~ertue,

or

brca;h,

may

~roceed

from

~t

and be

received

ofus.

. .

· .

Which

breath,

or

Spmt,

.sdrawcnmby

Pra7er,

and fuch other cxerct[es ofdcvon–

ononour pares: and,on Go os part,breathed m,by and wtth the

Word'.(\yell

there-

foretermed by

theu1p<iflle, the Wordofgrdce. )

And (Imay.,fufcly fay tt,wtthgood

Albo.

p.;

warrant) fi·om rhofe wordsefpcctally and chtelly.; lyhtch

(as He

Hunfelfe fattb of

them) are

spirit

and

Life :

eventhofc words, whiCh )oyned

ro

the

element;

make the

Ioh.G.G;.

bldfed

Sacrammt.

.

There was aood proofemade of it, thisday. Allthe way, did He preach to them,

till they

~ameto

Ema/#;andtheir

hearts

were

hot >vithin them(which

was a good

:)but their

eyes

wetenot

opened,

but

at the breaking ofbread;

and then they were:

Luk.14

.jt.

is the belbndfurcll: fenCe (we

know)

and therefore moll: to

be..

ccomptei

of.

There

wet4l,

andrhcr~we

fee ;

T".ft

andfee, howgraciotu the Lord

u.

There we are

P6l.l4.8.

.

made to

drinkeofthe Spirit:

There our

hearts areftrengtheneddndftablifhedwithgrace.

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There is the

bloud

which {hall

purg'e our confciencesfrom dead

rvorkes,whereby we may

li:b.;:;::

die tofin.

There,

th~

bread of

Go o,which !hall endue our foules with much

ftrcngth;

in them, to

livw nto

Go o,yea, to

liv<to him continually;

for

Ioh. 6 ·H·

·

anddrinketh

Il

is btotld, dwellet!J in Chrift,

and

Chrijl in him:

not

Ioh.

6,

s6;

for a time; but

drvelleth

contint~alty

.And,never can wemore truly

'""'·'"' Lt.>mso

lefu DominonofJro,

as when we come new fror:n that hol;

is

in tu,

and we

in

liim,

indeed. And fo we to make full

accompt,

""'""" "L'

as afpectall meanes, to further us to make up our

Eajlcr-dayes accompt,

a good part of our

Charge.

In

C"

R

r

s

T,

droppmg upon us the

· of His

grace.

Inle{

I#,

who Wtllbe.rcady, as om

SA

v

1

o

ua,

to(uccour

andfupport us, with his

Auxiliumfpecidte,

His fpeciall helpe. Without whi£h aflift–

ifig us even

grace

it felfe,is many times,faint and feeble in us :.And both thefe;becaufe

He is

our Lord,

who having come, to

favethat

which was

loft,

will not fuffer

that to be

loft,

which He lmh

faved.

Thus,ufing His owne ordinance

of

Prayer~

ofthe

Wo;d,

and

Sacrament,

for our better

~nab

ling

todtfchargcthls dayesdury, 'vca1all (I trull:) yeeld

up agood

accomft,

and

cele~rate

a good

Feaft

of His

Rejtwrec1ion.

Which AI-

·

mighty Go o grant, &c.

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