Caryl - Houston-Packer Collection BS1415 .C37 v4

Chap. z t. iExpofat'orï upon t Rook of ._T Ci 3. Verf.i. t 5 t II ,. A Ci A VF.JC.V t3 i:E, v.F c3k.Ca.:ç) tt ^v'F_ 9. t % 4. 44 et. ei e, t, ,4'. Ef h t r ur oÌis o Cí f Ff1'1fF %L Pa ) j` 6 6 e A Oi Q ,B Chap. t z. Mere1, ,3,4° d Sob anfwered, andPaid, Nodoubt but ye are the people,andwifdom (hall die withyou. But Ihave underflanging as well(isyou, I'am not inferiour to you : yea rho lenowethnot fuck things as there? I am as one mocked ofhis neighbour, who calleth upon God, and he anfwerethhim:. the jufl upright man is laughed to fcorn. His and the two following. Chapters, contain lobs anf wer to the councel andobjetions of his third friend , Zo- phar, not excluding what had been laid by the two for firer: There are four things molt remarkable in it. Firli lob-filarply rebukes that pride of fpirit, and confidence of their own opinion which he obferved in his friends. He pur- foes this point from the beginning of the Chapter to the end of the fourth verfe. No doubt butye are thepeople &c. Secondly, `'He refutes that opinion which they three had main= tained againfi 'him ; namely , that good or evil things dillinguijh good and evil men`; hinafelf fhewing by many arguments taken- from the various ä:dminiílrations of%Cod that outward'evils are often the lot of good men, and that outward good is often the lot of evil men in this life. This Theam begins at the fifthverve, and is enlau'ed to the end ofthe Chapter. ; ,rfïiëdl t, fie rejects his friends, ds°Phyfitians,ofno value, yet, asiftivií7 -wronged God whilft they feett7ed to be Advocates,for -him. This he .profecutes with much variety from the beginning of the thirteenth Chapter to the feventeentlì verve. Fourthly, He renews his former plea with God, puttingmany requefls tohim , and fhongiy arguing for a release from ,. or at :kart a Íeffening and mitigation fihis troubles -:' The Whole difcourfe is fomèikar r oit p e ng and !?tarp Y then