Bates - BX5207 B3 B2 1692

Mr. Richard Baxter. Graces of the Spirit, that God is not afhamed to be called their Heb. God and Father, nor Chrift afha- Heb. 2. reed to call themBrethren. Now from this fpecial Relation and Intereft of God in the Saints, there is a lure Foundation of their Trutt in his Paving Mer- cy. David addreífeshimfelf to God for his prefervation from imminent Danger, I am thine, Pfal. ig' fave me : As if his mifcarrying would bea Lofs toGod,whohad fo dear a Propriety in him. I come now to the fecond thing that encourages the pray- ing Faith of the Saints when they leave the World, to com- mend their Souls to him, His PerfeEions joined with his Re- lation : His Love inclines, his Truth engages, and his Power enables him to bring them fafe- ly to Heaven. I. His