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plead

a

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only a

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not.

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trqe, that

if

one

~i~ked

inans

will

~e

more

5

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-wtlbng

than

another,.

1t

ts

not

fro~_

htmfelf,

1

Cet:.S·1·

, but

from

God:

For

what

hail:

thou that [email protected] haft

·,not received?

1

C-or.

4~

7· Its

God

that

tnak~th

one

wicked

mail

to

<liffer from another

in

good:..

nefs

,

and

to

be

hetter

than

another!

O_ne wic...

. 'ked

man

is a

drunk._ard

'

another is

better'

&c

I

()ne wicked

inah

is more

wilful/

;

another

is

.

le_fs. · Its God

that

makes

this difference;

yet

rio'twithil:anding its

hi~

ownfault,

that he

.is. not

·fo

good

as his

neighb~ur, ef~eciS:~ly

when he

fit~

unaer

bett~r

helpes

than hts

Betghbour.

The . : '

{ ~

· ilJen

of

N

ine~eh

fl1all

rife

up

againfi this

genera-

Mat.

t .{~

tionctnd

fhall condemn

it,

oecaufe

they .rep~nted

4

' ·

at the preaching

of

Ionah,

and behold

a

greater

.than

I

onah is

hfte.

S~e.,

this.

generation

was

worfe_

: thAn

Nineveh. Nineveh repented

a

great

way,~

ven

infaclzcl~th

&

afhes,but

thi~ ge~eration dot~

not.

I'

grant

1t

was

God

that

dtd.

make them do

more

tban

t_his

generation

doth

do~

For

all

would be

alik..e

l~ilfulJ

if

it

were npt

for

himo

· But

yet

this

generation

cannot

plead

in

judge.:;

ment,

~ord

, thou

wail;

not

fo

gracious

unto

ri~

as to

N

l~eveh:

No, Jeias Chrifi

exprefiy

telletll

them,N

ineve~

fhall rife

up in

judgeme-nt

a.gainn

them,q-.

d~

N

ifi~veh

was

not

fo ""

7

ilful a.sjou;J!l

i~

.

ne~.ehwould,

but

you_

would

no~.

Our

S

avzour

Chrift

afcribes

it

to

their

1>!ilf#lnefs,

that

they

were

not

fo

wi~ling

as

Nineveh; N

ineveli

wouta,

hut

you

would

not.

Thus

you

fe~,

the

fuppofiti..;

ons,

which

1

befeech,you

remember

a.s-

we

go ;

· let\

:perhap.s~yoa n:iiitake :us~~~

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,

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