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To the

Chriftian Reader,

felfe

apprehends

:

yet

the

apprehenfions

of

this

or

that

man

may

be

very

ferviceable

unto

ma-

ny

others

;

and

are often

the

meanes

which

God

ufeth and

bletfeth

for

the

leading

of

their

un-

derflandings

into the way both

of

truth and

ho-

lines,

Nor

can they who

are

thus

led,

be

there-

fore

juftly

charged

to

fee,

f

piritually,

with

other

mens eyes,

becaufe others

have

been

inffrumen-

tall

for

the

opening

of

their

eyes,

or

that

they

fee

by

other

mens

light,

becaufe

others

have

been

help

full

in

bringing

them from

darkn

e

f

fe

unto

light

;

no

more

then

they

can

be

charged

to

fee,

corporally,

with

other

mens

eyes,

whofe

eye

fight

bath

been

cured

(as

a

fecond

caufe)

by

the

skill of

maw,

or,

that

they fee

by

other

mens

light,

who

faw

nothing

till

a

window

was

opened

to

them.

For

the

light

which; any

man

brings

and

holds

forth,

becomes

every mans

proper

light,

who

is

enabled

to

receive

it

and

fee

by

it.

The Gofpel

is

held

forth

to

Thou

-

fands

to

whom

yet

it

is

hid

;

The

God

of

this

World

having blinded

the

eyes

of

their

minde,

left the

light

of

the Glorious

Gofpcl

of

Chrift,

who

is

the

Image

of

God,,

íhould

fhine

unto

(

or

irradiate)

them,

that

is, fbine

into them.

that

every

foul

mufi

:

have an

internall

eye

or

light