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20

The co1!ftrnzing Wo;::k

gi~n

; when one of the moft - ruining

rhings

to

th_e Church

lies

here, that

the

Profeffion

of

moftis

laid

in fo

deep_

an

Ignorance, as

they

have altnoft nothing

to

fay

for

the

fan1e,

but

a

naked

Affirma..

tion.

I

kno\v

the

Difficulty

hereof, for

the Weak

may

be

objected,

but without

juft

Caufe;

fince .

as

the

Pritne

·rru.ths

of

Religion

ar.e

few,

eafy and plain

·-for ,

the

1neaneft Capacity,

fo alfo

are

the

pri~nary

Evidences

and

Den1onftrations · ..

of our Faith,

if

fuch

once with- that

-ue...

fire

did

feareh

after

the

fatne, as

for ,

a

hidden

and

invaluable

Trea{ure ·; where-

in this Refpecr

ihould

be ftill

had

to di'f..

ference betwixt \vh_at

is

Initial and of a

more

fundamental Concern

for

the

>

Weak,

and

what may

tend to

an higher

Growth and _

Increafe of

others.

-

I I

I.

IT

ihonlcf_

~e

of

greatefl: Ufe

and

·Advantage

alfo·

for -the fam,e End, that

1

the

young Growth

now cotning

up in

~h~.

Chur(~h,

were

l)ut to give jfotne

explicit .

E-vidence

of their Cd t. fent and Choice of

the

Profeilioo

·of

CHRIS

·r,

fe far as

tnay

witnefs a

Ratification,

of

the

Ba.pti/mal

Co-vetiant,

now as

their

own

pro1~er

lJeed,

w-herein- they /

were ifl!plicitel}'

engaged

in their

lnfanQy.

Sotne.fpecial

7

GrDunds

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