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To

the

5

hriq,an

R

ead

cr..

wing

to

every

one,

that

portion which

is

proper

to

him,

his proper

doErine,

(

of

truth

)

his

pros

per

reproofe

(oferror)

his

proper

corre

&ion

(of

evill

manners

)his

proper

inftruó

ion(about

bolineffe

of

converfation

)

and

all

in

righteouf.

nes.

While

Jefus

Chrift

himfelfe

was

fulfilling

his Mini,

terie

here on

earth,

he

performed

not

onely

the office

of

a

Preacher

(

Lola.

4..

18,

r

g,.

2o,

&c.)

but ofan

Expofiter

alto

(Lull;

[email protected]

2

7.

)

Beginning

at Mofes,

and

all

the

Prophets

he expounded

unto

them

in all

the

Scriptures

the

things concerning

himfelfe.

The

Scripture

is

indeed

it's

own

Expofiter

;

darkTexts

receive

light

from

clearer, and thofe

which

are

fo

plaine

that

they

need

no

comment,

are a

Comment to

thofe

that

need.

But

though

the

wont-

of

God

(as

to

truth

and

light)

be

(as

God himfelfe

is)

felf

-fuf

iicienc,

and carrieth

in

fore

one

or

other

part

of

it

the

interpretation

of

other

parts

;.

yet

as

to

man,

there

is

much

need

of

an

.

nterpre-

ter

for

the

due accommodation

of

any

one

part

to

the

interpretation

of

another. For

the

Scripture

fuck

an

Expofiter

of

it's

own

hard

Places,

as

it

is

a

judge

of

all

hard'Queffions

and

Con

-

trover

f

es,

arif

ng

from,

or

grounded

upon

it

;

That

is to

fay

Mnormal

not

a

perfonal

Ex.

politer.