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T

H

E

PR

E

F

AC

E'

T

HE

great

Defign

of

God

in

his.

faving

Mercies,

is

to

transform

us

into

the

Image

of

his

unjbotted

Holineff.

We

are

eleEted

to

be

holy ;

redeem'd

to

be holy

;.

call'd

to

be holy

;

4nd

at laß,

we

'ball

be

receiv'd

into

Hea.

ven,

and made glorious

in

Holinefs,

with-

out

fpot or blemifh.

It

was worthy

of

the

deftending

Deity

into this

lower

World,

to

inflrutt

and

per

-

fwade

Men,

by

his

perfect Rules

and

Ex,

ample,

to

be

holy

as

God

is

holy,

in

all

manner

of Converfation.

The

Enemy

of

Souls,

in

combination

with

the

Carnal Mind,

life

all

their

Arts

to

cool

our endeavours

in

following Holinefs

;

and

rai

/e

an

army

of

Objections

to

difmay

ics,

and flop

our progrefs

to

Perfection.

Some,

times the

Deceiver

in,ires

a

Temptation

with

fo

loft

a

Breath,

that

'tis

not

dif

Eern'd

He

fuugefts the

Counfel

of

Sala-

A

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