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pure

forfooth?. So

tqen.

th~ re~fon

is

be·

caufe

that

thou

wdt

not;

tf

thy

wtll

were

not

it, ,

thou

wouldfr

ne\~

er be content with thy

can–

not

;

the Congregation is -bad,

and

thou loveil

t{)

ha71e

it

fo

,

the

more cufiome

thou

fualt

have ·

for thy

Ale-houfe ; like

a

~ad

C

lerlz

Qf

the

..A

ffi

~ei,

.

I

heard one fpeak it

qty

felf,

he was

glad

there

was fo

many

Rogues,

he had the

more

money

;

fo fome

of

you are

glad there be

fo·

many

frequenters

·of

the

.Ale-/?ench,

ye have

the

more·cujfom,

ye

love to have it

to;

y~

can..

not

rcf~rm

the fins of one another, .and

yet

love to

b11,ve

it

fo.

·

c:

The · Prefuppofitions premifed , and the

Demonfl:rations

prefixed ,

it

follows now that

I

lay down the ground

of

thi5

necelfarytruth.

( Scil.)

. _,.'.

The reafon

w~y

tJ

t!'i.el;.§d matt doth not turn

untfEl

God,is

not

becaN[e

he cfl,nnot(tho#gh he ca·nnot

)but·~

beeaufe

.he

-ppil/

nDt.

\

.

:

=

~

He cannot fay this at the day of

Judgement, :

Lord,

thou k...noweft

I left

every

fin that I

could,-

~and I

took

all the beft courfes that

I

could

to

he- ··_·

co111-e

a.

new

creature, but

I

could not... Awicked

'man tballJ10t be ahle

to

fay thus

with_out~yJ.ng -:

The'

man

th

the

Gofpel

that had not on

the

wed:.

tling

garm~nt '

,

could

he

fay,Lord

I

was not able'

to

go

to

thefoop

ofthe Gofpel

to feek one?No,he

wasfpeuhlefs,

Matth.22.

12.

God

fi~ds

out the

hypocrite,

though

hut

one,

and when

ohce

dit:

covered,

he

is

confounded

and

filenced with

the

·'puilt of his own

wi~fu!nef~.

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