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R_ELIGIO J.V.

9

. IV.

THAT

herein

did

th~

Mini-ftry

of

Apollos

[o

bright}

y

ihine forth,

Atls

xviii.

28.

Ana .

was then of

tnoft

fingular

Ufe to

the

Church,

by

that Clearnefs

ot

rational Conviction

and de.rnon{J:rati

ve

Argutnents

for

the. Tr}ith

of

CH

RI S'T,

/

as the greatefl: Gainfayers could

uot

withftand. ·

·

-

V.

TH -AT

'tis

fure,

it

\vas

then

with–

~

out

~xception,

exprefly·required of

the

meanefi \Vithin the Church,

tb

be

always

· ready

tCY

render

the

Realons

of

their

·Hope

to all who

asked:

And

not

only

to

~

know

"'~bat

they did

believe., but

\vhy ·

they did

fo,

as is ·clear,

l'

Pet. :

iii.

I

5'.

l'his

cnnld not be

by

-bringing

forth

of ,

interrial

Evidences~ -

for

Convittion -of

o... '

thers, but

by·

giving

them.

an Account

of

the

111oft

cogent

Gro_unds and De–

monftrations

of

the

.Gofpel,

as

tnight

~~

tnoft

prevalent,

~nd

confirn1ing to

the

. Weak, and

leave

others 1nexcufable ·:

And

iee1ns

to-

have

been

then

ipecially

lJreifed

in

thefe

Pritni.tive

I'imes, as

a

proper Teft of

their ChriH:ian

Profeilion.

VI.

ANn

we

fee

herein

alfo,

how

much thefe

excellent

Bereans

\Vere

taken

up,

· an~l

were fo

-highly

c~mtnended

of

the

Holy G.hofl, Ac1s

xvii.

II.

rfo know

f

~

,

the