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14

Wilful

1111pe~titeucy

ana

wafpi}h, andPaffionate,

·and

Worldly:

like

the

weeds, the more rhey are

ph1ckt

up the

more

they

do grow; orJike the earth, the more ·it

is wa!hed, the dirtier

it

proves :

fo the

more

n1eans ye have to be enabled to good, the

wit- ·

fuiter

ye

are.

.

~

.

t

0

6.

Demonfiratton. Becaufe

thy cannot

u

a

Th~;on.

voluntary

·cannot

;

thou haft

wilfully .

brought

cannot

is

·the

mofl:

part of thy cannot upon

thee.

I

can–

voluntary

not 'give

to

the poor fayefl: thou;

yea,

~ut

thou

,A Moral ·

hadH:(

it

once ,

a_nd

thou

h~fi

wilfully

fpent

impoten-

it ;

thou

hadft

Lands an& Means ,

and

com–

cy.

~mings

in , hut

thou

hafr

fp~nt

it

·at

the

Ale·

.

,,

(

.

houfe ;

thou

haft

confumed

it on

t4~ game~

·

houfe.

Thus thy

cannot,

i~

a vol_u.Qtary cau:–

not;

C

a~tfa

cau[te eft caufa

cttH[ati :

thy

will'

was

the

caufe

of

thy

cilnnot,.

and therefore

thy

will

is

the .caufe of

rhy

not

giving to the

poor.

I

cannot

·read, fayes one, and

n<i mar–

vail

if

I

be ignorant : but .thy Parents

woul~

,have

fet

thee to School,,

and

thou

\Youl~~

be a ,trewant, therefore thou art

willingly

ig–

nvr~tnt

.

.

I

cannot remember

a

Sermon fa

yes

a...

.nother, no

wonder

though

I ·

repeat it

.not

in

_my

Family); hut

forg~t

it

as

,J,

do : but thou

haft

willingly

·ram"d

it

with

matters

of the

World, or haft weakned

it

with

qrinking; .

and therefore thou art wilfully forgetful, -&c..

I

The unprofitable fervant was curH that had

.,

hiid

up

his

pound

fafe

in

a

Napkjn :

hee

~u~e

19·

a·d

1

.2o.

·

1

not leffen

it,

nor imbezel

it ,

but on

y

,(:hrlfoft".

laid

it

up,

and ·

yet he was curfed becaufe

he did not

d'JwiS~ .

wS'ocrcJI£1'VA7',

fay5s

Chryfeft~

he was curfed , becaufe he

did

not

double hiJ

-

,

. "·

pound; .