Bolton - HP BJ1278 .C66 B6 1640

Part. t. Cap. f· t!Afftiaed (onfcientes. graces, and integrities treafur"d up, and exercifed in the dayes of His peace. He reckons up foureteene of them, Chap. 31. From co~GdC!a~ion liereof, H~e gathers, towards the end, th1s tnumphant refoluuon againfr the forcll: of his fufferings : I would even crowne mine head with the bittcreft invcCfive of my great eft ad. verfttry: whence it is deare, that ths two .p0te!lt pil.... !ars of Join frrong and firange patience, wh1ch all ~enerations will admire to the wodds end, were a found faith, and the £md:ified fruits thereof, prepared and practifed in the time of his profperitr. cHAP.. v. eA thn-d confideration prejflng the former exhortation defended ~tgainft Machiavels Pofitifm. · . " 3• Hinily, by fore-provHion of3·Mak:usgr•ccow_ Gons favour, grace, good con, profcffion. ~ · fcience, and 'fuch fpiritua:ll p:ore~ _ . wee iliall bee able worthily to . · grace , and honour our pro- . - . feffion ; truely to ennoble, and :winne a great deale of glory and reputation ·to the State of Chrifiianirle : when the ambitioils Ruffiers.ll ·and boifrrous N imrods of theWorld !hall fee and ob... :{erve, that there is a gratious invifiblevigour, and ft:rcngth of Heaven,which mightily fupports the heart of the true Chrifiian in thofe times of confufion and feare, when theirs iliall be like the heart of a woman .in her ~angs,and fall afunder in their breafts,evcn like ·drops of water. Tbat He is as bold M a Lion, and un.. ·moveable like Moufit .Zion in the Day of diftrdfe ll and vifitations of G___o n ; when they fhall tremble at the fhaking of a kafC, and call wpon thc.mou.ntaines - · · tc ' " I