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To

the Chriftian Reader.

vs

to

a

faire

folution

or

removall

of

thofe

doubts

which arife

about the queftion

or

matter in

debatee.

The two

diflin61 poynts

produced

by Eii1]er,

are,

Firft,

about

Revelation,

or

how God

is

pleafed

to

manifeft

his

mind

and will

to

man. Secondly,

about

Mediation,

or

the

meanes

which

God

bathgracï-

oufly

afforded man

to Neale

thofe

breaches,

which

fin

bath

made between

God

and

him,

and

fo

either

fir,

ftly,or

afre

fb

to

reconcile

man againe

to

himfelfe.

The Former

of

thefe

is

handled(chap:

3 3

.

v.

t

4,

z

,,

t

6,

i

7.)

For

God

fpeaketh once,

yea twice,

though

man

perceiveth

it

not. In

a

dream,in

a

vi.

Eton

of

the night,

when deepe

fleepe falleth

upon

men:Then

he

openeth

the

cares

of

men,and

feal-

eth

their

intruion,

that

he may

withdraw man

from

his

purpofe,

and

hide pride

from man.

And

thus,

as

it

is

Paid

in

the

verfe

following,

He

keep_

eth

back

his

foule from

the

pit,

and

his

life

from

perifhing

by

the fword

;

that

is,

thefe

fpeakings

of

God

are

by

the

faxing

power

aizd

Spirit

of

God

made

e

f

fei

l

call

for

his

falvation

both

temporall

and

eternal.

The

latter

is

handled

in the

fame chapter,

begin-

ning

at

the

2 3a

ver

fe

to

the

end

of

the 3oth.If

there

be

a

meffenger

(or

Angel)

with him

,

an

inter-

preter, one

among

a

thoufand,to

thew

unto

man

his

uprightnefs

:

then

he

is

gracious

unto him

,and

faith,