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o

the

Chriftian Reader,

muff

be

fubmitt

ed

to

tryall and

fiand Probati-

oners.

And

becaufe

they

are

to be

tryed,

there--

fore

it

followeth

that

they are

to be

ufec4

.

for

to

what

purpote

fhould that

be

tryed

which

is

not

to

be

ufed

?

To

try a

thing

or

perfon4otto

indeed

fuppofe

that

tbere may

be.

a fayling in

either,

but

it

dot!)

not

at ali

inferre,

that

there

is no

ufe

of

either,

but rather

that

both

are

ufefull. And

if

upon-tryall

much

be

found

which

is

unfoundand

Jo

to

be

refuted,

yet

that

which

is found

muft

be

retained.

Thus

the

Apoftle direcrls

Their. 5.

21.)

Prove all'

thing,.

hold

!a

that

which

is

good.

What

is

prefented in

the

follow

inz

Expofi

lions

is

not

the'inipoting

of

a

fence either up-

on

the

Word'of

God

or

upon

the

under

ftandings

of

men,

but

an humble

tender

of

what

the

Expo-

titer

under/lauds

the

fence

of

it,

to

the

tryall

of

all.

Some,

I

know,

begin

to fity,

that

there

is,

or

at

Lift

that

Aortly

.there

will

be

little

or

no

need

at

all

of

fuch

poor helpes

as

theta

:

Surely

it,will

bethe

rejoycing

of

all

who

honour

jelus

Chrifl,

and

love

his'appearinvo

fee.

that

clay,

mat,

fo

much beeaufe they

may

then

take their

cafe

andre

from

thefe

labours

(

for

thought-he

fer-

vants'