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To

my moil unfeignedly

`B

elaved

Parifhioners

of

St. G

I

L

E

SCripplegate.

it]y Dear

friends,

He(e

Sermons,

both

preached,and

printed,are

the

meet product

of

love

to

your

Souls.

I

never

yet

( that

I

remember)

went

tho-

row the

Parifh

without

fame

(though not

*ably

compafionate)

heart -aking

yearn-

ings

towards

my

charge,

to

think

(

and

oh

that

I could

think

of

it

according to

the

worth

of

Souls)

how

many

thou

%ands

here

are

piling

to Eter-

nity,

that within

a

few

years

will

be

in

Heaven or

Hell,

and

I

know not how,

fo

much

as

to

ask

them

whither

they

are

going.

While God

continues

me

your

Watchman,

I

fhall

affeâionately

define, and Collicitoufly

endeavour

to

keep

my

felf

pure

from

the blood

of

all men, and

that

not

only for

the

gas

-©.2.F.

laving

of

my own Soul,

by

delivering

my Meffage

;

hut

that

you

alCo

may

be faved

by

entertaining

it.

I am

willing

there-

fore to commend

unto

you

force

legible

provocations

to[eri-

ous

Piety,

and

therefore

have

procured

a

contribution

of

help,

that in

the

multitude

of

Spiritual

Conanfellors

your

Souls may

2rov,

z

I.i

4.

have fafety.

In

fhorr, my

Brethren,give

me leave

to

fay,

that

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