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To

the

Chriltian

Reader.

He

fpea

&es

of

the

third

fort

(v.

t

3,

i

4..)

But

the

hypocrites

in

heart heap

up wrath;

they

cry

not

.when he

bindeth them

;

they

dye

in

youth,

and

their

life

is

among

the uncleane.

Mire

three

f

orts

of

men

are

dealt

with

by

God

according

to

their kind.

The

laß of

them

being

altogether

wicked and incorrigible,

abide

under

wrath

for

ever.

Thefecond

being

in

an

evill

frate

or

having

done

that

which

is

evill

,

yet

humbling

them

(elves

(throughgrace)and

being

bettered

by

their

aßlì

i-

ons, are

ufually reßored

to

a

profperous

efrate

in

this

life,&

in

cafe

they dy

under affliElion,are

al

wayes crowned

with

the

bleffednefs

of

eternal

life.

TheFirß

fort

,walking

conßantly(humane

frail-

ties

excepted

)

its

their

uprightneffe

,

are not

only

preferved

in

peace, bitt

receive

high

favours

and

fpeciall

mark,es

of

honour

from

the bounti

full

hand`

of

God; which

is

true,

e

fpecially

according

to

the

condition

of

thole times

,

wherein God

did

more

engage

himfelfe

to

his

faithfull fervants

in

pro-

miles

of

temporali happine

fs

,

then

now he

doth

in

Gofpel tithes.

Andyet

even thefe,

as now they

are not,

fo

then

they

were

not

aiwayes

exempted

from

fu

fferings

;

For

as

the

fecond

fort

of

righteous

men

are

often

aficledin

a.

way

of

chafiifement

for

their

fins;