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BIZEVT

IA7CE

O

F

H

H

CONTENTS

OF

THE

Enfuing

Narrative:

Which

was

written

by

Parts,at different

Times.

PART

L

Written

for the

moll part

in

1664.

AFier

a brief

Narrative

of

bis

Birth and Parentage,and

large

one

of

bit

School

-

mailere,

Mr. Baxter

proceeds

to an Account

of

the means

of

his coming

to

a

feriour

fenfe

of

Religion, and

of

his

perplexing Doubts

and

their

Solutions,to

page

9.

ofbu

bodily

weakneß

and ind

ofitiont,to

p.o

r. ofeveral remark-

able

Deliverances

be

met

with

:

viz. from

the Temptations

of

a

Court

Life;

from

being

run over

by

a

Waggon; in

a fall

from

a

Harfe

and

from Gaming,

p.rt,rz.

His

applying

himfelf

to

theMeniflrp,

Ordination

by

the Bifhopof

Worcefter,

and

Settlement in

Dudley

School

as

Mailer,

p.i2,r3.

His

flaying

the

Matter of

Con-

formity,

and judgment

about

it

at that

time, p. r

3, 14. Ho,

removal

from Dudley

to

Bridgnorth,

and

fuccefi

there,

p.14,1

g.

of

the coming out

of

the

Etctetera

Oath ,

and

bitfurther fladying

the point

ofEpilcopacy

upon

that

occafson,

p.rs,

16.

Upon

oeeafion

of

this

Etcztera Oath,

bepaffeste the Diffatisfai`liont

in

Scotland

on

the account

of

the

impoli-

tien

of

the Englifh Ceremonies, thence to

Ship-money

in

England,

thence

to

the Scots

ftrfl

coming hither,

and

fo to the opening

of

the

Long Parliament,p.i6,r7.

After an

Account

of

their

Proceedings

tillfuch timeas a

Committee

was

cbofen

to

bear Petitions

againfl

Scandalous

Minigers,

be _thews

how

by

that

means

be came to

be

fettled

in the Town

of Kiddermin-

iter

as

Leblurer

to

afcandalans

Incumbent,

againfl

whom

a Petition bad

been

prefented

to

that

Committee,

bad

he not contented to bis

Settlement under him, p.

18,

&c.

a fort

of

a

Preditlion

of

hoe

ina

Funeral

Sermon preachr

afterwards

at Bridgnorth, p.,an.

His

Temp-

tation,

to

Infidelity, and

to

queßion

the

Truth

of

the

Scriptures, &c. with

the

means

of

bis being

extricated

out

of

them

p. 21,

&c.

a

remarkable

/dory

if

a

fades

Accufation

of

one

Mr.

Crois

a

pious

Mini

der

in the Neighbourhood

of

Kidderminfter,

as

if

he

attempted

to

ravifh a Woman,

withitsdeteílien,

p.24.

A

return

to

the

Proceedings

of

the

Parliament;

and

Account

of

the

fprings and

rid

of

the

Civil War,

to

p. 29.

The Cafe

of

the Country

Elated

about the

Civil

Differences

between

King

and

Parliament, and

the

Eccleliaftical

Differences

between the

Prelatical, and

the

Antiprelatical

Party,

from p. 30.

to

p. 38.

Hie own

fenfe

of

andjudgment

about this

matter, p. 39.

Here

he

return,

to

the

feria

of

bis

own

Life,'and

relate,

a

remarkable flory

of

bis

prefervationfrom

thefury

of

the rabble

at

Kidderminftet,

who

wereenreg'd

upon

the Churchwardens going

to

remove

a Crucifix

according

to

order

of

Parliament,

p.4o.

upon

the

Peoples

tumultuoufneß

be

retired

to

Glou-

4

a

alter,