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the

Chrifiian

Reader.

hridge

(which bath been a

fr1titfuU nHrfery

to

this

church, and

a1t

ornament

to the

Uni–

verfity)

'an~ afi~r. a

burning and

fbiniQg

light

in

Staffordfhire.

He

delighted

-tnucb

in

preaching

in an

Evangelical

way,

from

place

to place,

as

pittying many

poor

pining,

feduced

fouls

ttnder

blinde

and fuperfriti ...

ou.s Mini.fi:ers.

7

he

Lord fill their hearts

with

compaffion to

t-he?Jt,

wbo h.tve

power in

their hands

to

fop

ply

them,

that

jo

million; do

·

not

periih for want of viGon.

.A_fterwardJ

the

noble Earl of

Warwick

fixed him

at

l\.ochf~rd

in Eifex,

where he

did

(pea4

&

do

great

things

to

the

l"tonor

o f

Free

Grace.

He

lived

there

more

by

act–

ing

vigoroufl

y

to his great

Lord and

Mafrer

Jefus Chrifr,

in a

fe\v

years;

thatt ;noft of

tu

hh

Brethren

do

in

many.

0

that we who are

left behinde

in theft

conjlifling times,

could more pnn11ally and

cl~fP.ly

follow

his exampie.

lt

ii

not

fluly–

ing the groundlefl

foppedes

of Popery,

nor

the immerjing

our

minds

wholly

into

fome

dry

difputes

concerning

fome

exter–

_nals and

for.ms

about

Religion,

(

ar ton

many do

n~ow

adayes being engaged in a

part}) that will

f

piritual ize

us or

our

hearts,{o

much

as

Studying

and

Preach

hiP"

'over

th~ ,

Covenant

ofGrace;

The

l14jfte,·i~

CHJ

and heavenly fecrets of the

Go.fpel

rigbt-:

t

BE

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