Background Image
Table of Contents Table of Contents
Previous Page  41 / 244 Next Page
Information
Show Menu
Previous Page 41 / 244 Next Page
Page Background

of

RE.LJ(JJON.

I)

- II.

BE

c

A

u,s

E

this

is

not to drive

any ·

to doubt or queftion

the

leafi: fincere I)e- .

gree

of

Affint,

tho'

i't be

t)Ot

with fuch

Strength

of

Evidence

as in

others,

nor

can

by

-that

fonnal

Argun1entation

give

the fatne

Account · thereof; fince

a

fe\V

Grounds

tnis Way

n1ay

fpe~ially

help to

fom~

iolicl Convidion, and confinuing of

_ their Mind, when

they

tnay .be

ignorant

of

many

other cogent

Argntnents for

this - ·

End; ·but

it

is certain

Hlfo',

the

greater

Clearnefs of

Evidence,

cloth

ftilL in

the

appointed

Way of

11eans

lead

in

to

a

more firn1 and

ftrong

Affent of

the

Judg–

lnent,

to

the

Truth

of

our Religion.

I

I

I.

BEcAusE

the

Strength

of

the

Foundation · in itfelf cannot be enough,

. jf

it be not

\V

it h fiich a kno\vn Evidence,

as

Men

111ay

build

fir~1ly

and

'.Vith

Af-

1

furance

theseon: Nor bath

the

LORD

thus

only

defigned to

give

his People an

infallible and fqre

rfeftin1ony

to

adven·

ture

on,

but

that 'it

ihould

be

n1ade

fure

alfo to

then.l.

. IV. BEcAusE none can in Truth

fa)'~ ·_

that

7cfus-

£s~

the L--ord, but

by

the

Holy

Ghofl,

I

Cor.

xxii.

3

by

which is

not

to..

be nnder11:6od

fo tn

uch

the _

Nece

ffity

of

fupernatural Grac,e,

fat'

a

{aving

Faith,

~

B

2

,

.

·

but

/