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l

18

Eli(ha's

C

£t

Y,

&c.

e

to

this

day

?

And

(hall

not our

Souls

(

and Bodies) mount ere long

as his

bath

dine?

(4.)

Where bath

he left

Elea?

Even in this

World

and Body,

and

under obligations

to

his

Minifterial

Work

(but

far below him in abilities and

grace

for fervice)

and in

bis

Militant,

and

Pilgrim

-

flaw,

whilft here.

(s.)

Where

is

our

Elijab's

God

?

Not out of

all

light and hearing.

Not

where he

may

notbe

addreft unto

nor

Commun'd and pervailed

with,

about and for things heedful for

an

Indigent

and Craving Prophet.

(6.)

What

muff

I

do ro gut

(

though but

a

fragment

or

fome

fmall corner

of)

our Elijah's'Mantle

?

None

of

his

extraordi-

nary

meafures

for

fpecial fervice

can,

or

do

I look for.

But 'Study,

Meditation,

Prayer,

and Faithfulnefs

through the

Mediation

of

his

great friendand

mine

(Christ

at

the

right

band

of the Father)

fo much may be defired, endeavoured after, and

expected

(

through ,grace)

as

may enable me fafely

to train

up

Souls

for

God.

z Tim.

ii. t

s.

(7.)

What

muff

I

do

to

meet with

out

Elijah

and his

God in

peace?

2 Tim, iv. t

-

-

-q.

1.1V.

14

--

16.

Ati.

xx.

18

-

-

-31.

Whht

is

the

Courfe

that

I

muff

take?

Muff

not

my Eye be

inward, upward, forward, backward, round

about?

Muff

Ì

not

endeavour

to know

my

Errand, Warrant,

Difficulties,

Duties

and

Encouragements

?

Mains notknow

what

I

fay

?

Confider

what

I

know

?

be-

lieve what

1

confider

?

tell what

I

believe? Prove what

I

affert

?

Praftice what I

Preach

?

And promote the Christian Intereftwith all

wifdom, diligence, and faith

-

fulnefs;

as

my Predeceffor

did before me? Let

me

then

beg your Prayers

to

God for

me,

as

the Great Apoftle did for

him1Col. iv.

3,4.

Rom.xv.3o--

-32.

Eph.

vi.

19.

Your Prayers, and

the

Supply

of

the

Spirit in

thofe great

Inffances,

in

-z'

Tina,

t.

7.

will

do my

Work

to

purpofe.

FI

N

I

S.