E R..-T REAsoN.
(we a!J know)was meant to be the day_of all our
on it, ifit had beenedone, we all had beelie undone. And
daywe(all know) the day, wherein that appointment was difappoinredb
we all faved.,
notdye b11t live,anddeclare
was; of whofe makmg, rh1s
This mercifull and gracious Loa o (faith
lharvellotu workes, that they ought to be
and kept in rememhance,
many waycs there
Among rherell:, this is one, of
fer folemne Dayes to prefcrve memorab\e Acrs, that they bee not eaten out,
them, but ever rev1ved, With the returne oftheYeare, and kept frill frdh in comin!
all memorie. Go oHj_mfelfe.raught
He _h1mfelfe ordamed the day ofthe
y_earcly to be k:pt.
H1m taught, tookethe
branceofthe dtfappomurrg of
amans blottdy lots,
they hkewlfe appointed the dayes
Tl\e)ike memorable mercie dicllie v.ouchfafe us: The
dwellings, this day.:
Fellowes had fet rhe
on us, and we by th1s tune had beene all
peeces :It is our
done and upon good warrant,
tread in the fame lleps'
a?d by law to provide, that this Day fhould not dye, rior
fdves or from our feed; but be confc€rated
by a yearely acknowledgcment tofbemade of it throughout all generations. In ac–
complilhmenr of which order, we are all now herein the prefenceof Go
day, that hefirll:, by His Act of
hath made; and wefecondly,by our
before Him, His holy
and men, to confelfe this
goodndfe, anp our
eternally bound to Him f9r ir. A.nil,_bcin'g to confelfeir,
with what words ofScripture can we better .or fitter doe ir, than thofewe have
could thinke ofnone.fitrer, bur even rhus
The treatie whereofmay well be comprifed
:'Thi; is the Lords,/!c.'
:Thi; i< the day, &c.
TheDutie,in the reft:
I I I.
two reduced to the
which is the cenrer ofboth. The
is theconfequent : from the
o proceed orderly,we are to begin with the
For though (in
yet to us, itis
our knowledge is
The eifccr cyerfir!!,
whereitisthegroundoftherell:. Ofthe daythenlirll:.
, That fuch d4yesthere be, and how they come to be fuch.
that maketh them: wherein • that this of
was; and •thatours 1s no
lelfe, rather more.
how to doe it; by
rhefe two make it full : How to take order, that
long and often doe
by faying our