Bates - BX5207 B3 B2 1692

Mr. Richard Baxter. I. The Foundation of this Friviledg is to be confider'd This is built upon two things. i. The Relation of God to the Saints. 2. His Perfeaions joined with that Relation, 1. The Relation of God to the Saints. The Title of Fa- ther is upon feveral Accounts attributed to God. (r.) He is a Father by Cre- ation : O Lord, thou art our Fa- ther : we are the Clay, thou art the Potter, we are the 'York of thine Hands. He formed Man's Body into a Maje(hick Figure, becoming hisoriginal Sate, be- ing Lord of the lower World. But in a peculiar manner he is filed the Father ofSpirits: they have a near Alliance, and Re- femblanCe of the Father of Lights,' in their intelletiial B 2 P.ow- Ifa 64.