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The

Preface.

would

I

have

it

be

any diflionour

to

them

.(

though

an

ex-

rule

to

me,) that

they

have

been the

Aff

ailantsland

begun

the

conf

is

:

for

the

Truths

of

God

mull

be

precious

to

la

..all,

and

I

doubt nvt but

they were

confident

that

it

WIU

fame

dangerous

errour,

which they

let

upon,

and

I

have

here

proved

to

be

the

Truth,

-Nor

is

it

any

fuck

wrong to

either

fide,

to be openly

contradiled,that

PeaEons

may

be

openly

produced,

and

men

may

have

fome

further

help,

to

fee

into

thefe

Points.

Let

the

proud

(well

or

fmart,

be-

catcfe

they

are thus proclaimed

fallible

,

and

miflaken

but

the Humble

that

are

devo:ed

fervants

to

the

Truth,

are

of

another

f

irit,

and

have

learnt

another

le/f

an.

And

if

any

Papift

or enemy to our

unity

and

Peace,

/hall

from

the

fe

Writings

predicate

our

di

fentions

or

diva

f

ans,

let

them

know to

their

faces,

that

even

the

fe

differen-

ces

2s momentous

os they

feern,are not

veer

fo

great

as

are

commonly pubis/he

a' among

themfelves

:

nor

are

they

for

Number

one

to

twenty, perhaps

to

a

hundred,that

are

agi-

tated

in

their

.Schooles,and

the

writings

of

their

DoGIors

Had

we

fuch

differences

os

thofe

of

the

Jefuit

Cafuifts

opened

by

Montaltas

the

Janfenian

in

his

My/lerie

of

Je-

iuitifm,

out

of

their

,own

writings, fomething

they

might

then

fay

againfl

us.

Tea -I doubt

not but

we

differ

with

more hearty

Chriflian

Love, then

they

agree

;

ßná

have

more

real

union

in

our

controver

f

es,

then

they

have

in

their Articles

of

Faith,

and

are

neerer

one

another in

our

fmaller

differences ,

then the

French

and

Italians

are

in

their

very

Fundamentals.

The

third

Difputation

was called

forth

by

Mr.

Warner's

Treatife

of

the

Objeé

and Office

of Faith,

and

takes

ttp the

fubjetl

of the

firft

Difputation,

with

fame

others.

When

that

was

in

the Pre.",

Mr.

Tombes's

Book

again

Infant

Baptifm

carne

forth,

in

which

1

found

the Pa-

(a)

pers