Arrowsmith - Houston-Packer Collection BT70 .A776 1659

164 ,fl Chain ofPrinciples. Aph. g.. anger of his to be compared to this kindeof mercy. Men that are fatted to def1rution often go profperoufly on in the world , have few affluions in their life, no bands in their death: but Abfit nobit, as Erajinus once Paid, From this pro/ieritie ch zoilimi, talcs jelicita+.Erafm.good Lorddeliver us. in concione de m Say not I am unworthy and muff i(éricordia. therefore defpair; for mercy is free, and ifGod fbould {hewmercy to nonebut fuck as are worthy of it he ihould Phew mercy to none at all , feeing Ail havefinnedand corne fhort as oftheglory, fo, ofthe mercy ofGod. Say not my fins are manyand great, too many and too great to be pardoned : but oppofè to the multitude of thy tranfgrefsions that multitude oftender mercies mention- ed by the Pfalmift; not forgetting the gracious invitation by another Pro- phet, Let the wickedforfake his way and the unrighteous man his thoughtss ; and let him return unto the Lord , andhe will have mercy upon him, and to our God fir he will abundant_,pardon, or, multipliepardon, as the Val, Sr. r,