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the grlljfefl

Self-murder.·

Chrifr asks,

is, .if ye he

wiUing, as

he

ask'

d

the

blind

man,

what

wilt thou?

Lu/z.

18. 41.

113

. if

thou beefi

not

willing, .

hee~l

never

rake thee·

lin

hand :the fubjects

of

the

kingdo_m

of

grace

mufl: be

willirig.

Chrifi

:will

never

come into a

foul

where

his wilt

may he affronted

by

ano-

c

,

'

1

b

'

. ·

·

"''""

non

ther. Heaven cannot ear two

Suns,

nor

onep~tirur

hear~

two wills; if

thy

wi.U

be

not

crucified,

duos foles,

and

m~de

agreeable to

Chrifis , Chrifr

cannot

·

dwell

in

thy heart; ther,e

wquld

be two

con·

t'rary wills in ohe heart :' and this

cannot

be:

ifChriil:

come, he will have

thefe

and

thefe

lulls turned

away, · which thou wouldfr

fain

keep ; he will have

this

done and that done,

and thou wilt

not : two cqntrary

wills

can ne-

ver

fiand together.

No,

if.

thy will be contra-

.ryto

Chrift, C4ri{b

will wil{ :be

contrary

to

tpine:

.if

thy

will be to do

thafwhich will

of

..

fend him,his Will

will

be to do that which

will

vex

thee:

If

ye

will

-wal~contrary

to

me,

I

will

ttl[o

w~tlkw

contrary

to

you,

Le'flit.

26. ·

.23

, .24.

No,

no,

your

wills

they mufi bow, or

Chrift

will not take

you in

hand : the will is the ge–

neral

fuppofition of all the whole Gofpel :

the fum of

the

whole Gofpel is this, to

de-

Nore;

ny

a

mans felf and to

take

up Chri(ls

Cro1fe

and fo follow him : now fee the will is prefup- ·

pofed as

ready:

if

any man

will come after

me,

-

le.thimdenyhimfel£- &c,

Luk.: 9·

23.

ne~ra

Commandment

of

the

Gofpel, ne"r

a

promife,

ne·r. a

o~e

paffage

but

prefuppofes the

Wil~

:

Cb~t_ll:

wtll

not open

his

moutlt ,except

thy

wlll

be

b~ough'

down. .

,

\.

k

'

l

.

Afe~

.

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