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To. the Cbrifiian

·Reader.

focceJfully in

Scotl and.

But

alas

Armini~s

now

appears

~mongft

us, not

fo

much in

,he

·, Schools and Pulpits)

as in

Popular mee-

.

'

ttngs. -

.

.

.

For

as

Zanchius

complained with

IIUlch

re..·

gret

ofthe

Lutheran

libiquitar;es,

that he,

found

them

ub1que,

every where

to vex

a~d

r· · .

moleft

him;

fo

may

we

grieve,

(o

that we

~

4

1

m.

2

could

with

bro/zennefs

of

heart

bewa1l

it )

that

our.

I:Iniverfalifl:s,

are

almojt

univerfally

fpread

dfJtOitgft UJ

i

It

is

sotten· ~nto

our

Ne...

therlands~

much in

~he

.fennifh

and

moorifo

parts

oft

his

I(ingdomyea among_(i

.many peo•

pie

that love

1efos

Chrifl,

and

therefore enter-

.

tai1f

it,

as

ionce~ving

it

1no.ft

for

his

Honour

,· (the

more are

they

to be pittied; and: to be in-

·

flrufJed

with

afpirit

of

a

mee/znefs;Jhew

them .

by

Scripture--evidence

this is not

God::

2l'dJ

of

advancin<~

Chrifl,

and

ymt

reco11er

them)

it

is now in

popular

hands,

we

need

foch

wbr•

thies

~s

t.he

Author

of

this

following

Treati(e_

.(blej]ed

be the

Father

ofnJerqy,the

Fountain

of

every good

and

per_fecl

gift,

for

h1s and

many

tJthers.(ruitfull

L:~bours)

who

may

codefcend

to parle.y

with poor

ch~i(l:ians

at

their

Table.r;

in

their

Jhop.r, to follow

them

at

the plow

(

Jtf

Reverend

Mr.

Gree~h~.m

was

wont

t~

Jo

)

endea.vouring

to relJifie

and

reduce

..

·thettt.

~ ~

fle 4,ner»

horP

to

de~tl

wifoi;

With

/Uktiie

ad- ·

.

:B

·

2

vtrforiet