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;/

'of

R -E L I G I 0

N.

,

~-

. R:eligiori, that in no

other

·way

it

,doth

~~

.-require Acceptarice, but

with

th€ fur•

-,

. theft

Coi1viction

of

Evidence.

I

~-

If.

·BECAUSE

the exprefs 'Defign

and ·

Tenden~y

of

thi~ · b~effed

Revelation,

is-

no lefs to

fo~tnd

fucli a rational Aiforance

~

in the

Judgtnent,

of

its Truth,

than

td

·

ingage · the . Will aqd

Confent for

etn.:.

• · bracing thereof; and tho' fuqh great J)e–

monfirations

for

this End can

only,

in

fuo genere,

have a convincing

Influence

to rerfuade

the

Underftanding,

yet

are.

'

they of fuch Weight here, as

next

to the

~

Defnonfiration of the Spirit

of

GOD,

, they

are the greateft Means to bring \up

Mens J\flent

to

a full

and

quieting

Reil

on that

Security

to

:vvhich they

muft

t~uft

the.mfelves forever, and

to let

thetn

f<e,

that

this even here

by

the Way,

is af..

· ·· furedl

y

full,

though

not

yet

their

Eqjoy-

Inent ..

~

/

,

.

~

· _ III.

~ECA

usE

this

Faith of

4ffent,

ib.ould

be ·

firft:

followed

in

-the

Order

of

N4ture,

as

being the very firit Principle "

·of Converfion, 'to know

and

be

fure, '

that GOD

hath fent

his Son into

th~

World to

fa~e

Sinners; wherei11

as

the ~

Holy Ghofi is not the

Objec.live, .but

the

efficient

Caufe of

our

Faith~

fo

is

not the

,

·

A ·

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