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The

Preface

pers

that

I

feat

to

him

(

upon

his

importunity)

printed

without

my

confent, (which

if

God

will,

I

(hallyet

'vindi-

cate.)

Andtherefore feeing

that

it

is

his

way,

I

thought

he

might

do

the

like

by

other

Papers

,

which

formerly

i

had

wrote to

him

on

this

fubjelt

of

lohification.

vind

therefore

thinking

it

fitter

that

I

fhoold

publifly

them (

of

the

tivo)

then

he,(i

have

laved

him

the charge

ofprinting

them,

and

annexed

them

to

thefe.

The

fourth Difputation

was added,becaufe

it

is

the

ve-

ry

heart

of

our

controverfie,

which ntofi

of

our

DifPotes

about the

infirumentall

Caufalsty

of Faith

u

to

luflifl-

cation,

and

the

other Concomitant

,arc

refolved into.

That

the

Reader

may

underhand

there

DO:stations

the better,

I

_pall here

at

the

entrance

/hew

him

the

face

of

the

way

that

I

maintain,

and

alp

of

the

way

that

I

op-,

pole.

The

way

that

I

plead

for

is

contained

in

theje Propefi-

tions. 1.

Man

having

broken the

Law

of

Nature

or

works,

is

loll,

and

difabled

to

his

own

Recovery,or

to

do

any

works

by

which

that

Law

will ever juflifie

bins,

2.1efus

Chrifl

bath

Redeemed

him

from

this

loft

con-

dition,by

his

Incarnation, Life,Death,Refurreclion,&c.

fulfilling

the Lint'

by

his obedience,

and

Hering

for

our

not fulfilling

it,

and

thereby

fatisfying

the

Lawgiver

,

and

attaining

the

ends

of

the

Lan'

,and

more:

making him-

filf

an

example

to

us

of

hdinefs,

and

becoming

our

Tea-

cher,

High Priell

and

King,

to

lave

us

from

all fin

and

enemies,

and

recover

us to God,

for

our

Salvation,and

his

Glory

and

Pleafure.

3.

The offices

and

Works

of

Chrifi,

are

for

other ends

an

well

as

for

our

jollification;

even

for

our

Stlaifick:

ion,

Glorification,

&c.

46The

Believer

ought not to confound

the offices,works,..-

or