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8

Cihe confirming

Work

1

ment

;

is

fo

clear as cannot conze under

Debate.

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I.

THAT

this

Way did

the great Au·

thor. of our Profefiion

hitnfelf

taR:e,

not

only

by

the

Authority of

his

Word, and

the Power

and

Energy of Grace, but

with that

conyincing Evidence and De–

Inonftration of

his

: rruth

to

Mens Un•

derfta.nding, as

might

found alfo a firm

and rational 'Affurance hereof. -

·

· II.

THAT

for

this

End he did

pray

the Father,

7ohn

xvii.

21.

~nd

was fo

mt1ch

prc=ffed herein,

that

fo

great

an

ex–

ternal

Demonftration of

the

Truth ofthe

Gofpel, in

the

Concord

and

Unity

'of his

-People, might be kept

c~ear,

that the

"\V.,.orld might thus

believe

that he

was

fent

of

GOD,

and have a

deeper Convi–

ction

hereof

wrought in them,

by

fuch '

an Evidence.

I I

I.

THAT

one

ij1ecial

Intent of

the

Gofpel

of

Luke,

was for

this

'End,

L.uke

i.

4•

~fhat

Men

might

know,

not

only

the

Things themfelves

by.

a naked Re....

lation,_

but the

Ceitainty/

of

thefe

T.hings,

\V

herein

they had been

forrperl

y

1nftru...

cted.

·1v.

THAT

.......

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