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14

The confirming lFork

ren1arkabl

y

pe~ilous

and trying than

the

firft.

.

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- VI.

YE

A,

if

fnch a

.confirn1ing.

Work

be 9ne

of

the

greateft

Means

to

advance .

·

the Repnte and Honour of Religion, ·

vvhen its \\panted

Awe and Veneration

is

fo

far

loft, and

t_o

awake ,Men

to

deeper

In1preiiions

·of 1ts 'truth,

when

fo

few

fee1n now under

any

{uch

Weight;

then

it

is /certain, there was neve-r ni.ore .

~ed

of

the

fa1ne

than in this

l)a

y.

Po~I

T.

V. _

_

q

HA

'I

fuch a

Service

to

fhe

Ch1Jrch,

doth not.. only

refpec1 the nzore

+

'knowing,

inquijitive and judicitJus Part

·

thereof, but

the

l'neartefl

ProfeJ!ors

of

Religi-

on alfo, ofwhonz

this is

nec~ffarilJ'

required;

1·s

e1Jident

o.n

tbefo

Grounds.

I.

BEcAusE

each

·Chr-ifi:ian fhould

have

-

'/

-undoubtedl)rfuch a

Ballafl

on their own

Soul, of the folid and rational Grounds

.

of

their Faith, as \vell.as thofe ofgreater . , ·

Parts and

Endowtnents:

'rhe

pro1:poting

.gf

w'hich, were

it

rh

ore deeply

confider-

..

-ed,

I

dare

·!·1un1bly

adventure

'to

fay, / . ·

would· be

found

one

of

the cho1ceft

~.

·

Means to ,

protnote .

Chriil:ianity

this

Day.

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II.

BE· .

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