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Firft, thou cxcafd\ thy felf for all rranfgrc:ffiom, be.fi?es

1

bcufo:

· _original,

.

·

. .

1b1d•.

Now

thdu

excufefi thy felf

from

ortgmal fin

tQO ;

Lord

·1

2

would be

wirhouc

fin, but I cannot.

p.

IS .

Nay

thou excufdl

r~y

felf f?r

eve~~

fin: thou

ta~efi:

all

3

· cqy

fins to be norhmg but tnfirmmcs,

.

Nay

thou commende(t rpy

fdfmorc

than God,

.

,.87

4

Nay

thou canfi notfo.rnuch

as

pray

to

God

for a

will: thou

S

' an:

fo proud that

thou

conceivefi:

thou haft

that

already,

·

·

· p.8~

Nay

rholl

layA

all

the

blame

upon

God.

p.

89

6

Firfi, becaufe you cafi .the blame upon narurc , Its

my

1

Demon.

· nattire,and

I

cannot,

·

ibid.

·

·

Secondly,thou ,

dofi

cafi the blame upon temptations,

Irs

2

my

hard_hap to 'fall upon temptations,

.

~·90

Thirdly.,

thotl fayeft

the

blame upon the Ttmes,the Tames

J

are very

bad,

·

p.

91

Fourthly, rhou layefi the blame upon this command.

1

d-

4

menr:

lfir

were any Commandement but this,.lwou

do it,

'

.

ibid..

Fifthly,

thou

layetl

the blalflC

r~pon

ill f<?Ftune,

and

·S

bad luck,

·

9

2

·Nay

fixthly, thou finde{t fault with all God$ proceed·

<$

·

ings,

p•

.9·4

This difcovers the deceirfuJnefs ofrhy heart

p.

9;S

Vfe

•~

Firft,

tho~

wouldft very fain ,

if

God wouLd enable thee :

but thy heart does but ly unto God.

ibid.

Secondly, hereby thou dodgefi with God, and tcmptetl:

·.

the Lord,

.

p.

96

ThirdLy, hereby thoufhuffieft off the word, when thoa

· haft heard ir,

,

·

ibid.

This point calls for great humiliation; for

·

·

Vfe

3'j)

1

Here. lies efpeciall

y

the

prid~

of the heart, not in mens

·

·

cannots,bur rhcir will

~ots,

, ·

ibid.

2

Here

l~esefpeci.ally

the hardning of the [heart,

P···

9~

'

s

Here bes efpectall

y

the fiubbornefs of the kearr

ibid.

4 Here lies the greateft defpifisgs of the Comm;ndements

. of

God.

p.

99

-

To quicken the thankfulnefs of the g_pdly,

ibid.

Vfe

4~

A

fea~on;~ble

Item to all Rebellious fpirirs,

p. ·

1

oo

1

Is

tt

not enough rhat thou hafl: willingly· (;'den in

. Adam, bur thou mufi

w~l.Iingly

fiand our ag.ain ?p.

1

o.

l

Confider

the

very

Samrs of God chat have not

. . . .

. ·

·

ha\f