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tisfacrion of ·our l\1inds about

the

Matter, and

about the Foundations

.of our

holy Chrifiian

Faith.

·

·

It feen1s too little obferved, but

it

· can

never

be

fufficiently lan1ented,

what we

do

obferve

of

Proteftants

N

egfecr of tl1e !vfatter

of

their

Faith~ _

., _

A~d,

·yet our ',fad E·xperience cerfi–

fies us; that tpey are inco1nparably

more .

heedl~fs

_of

acquainting them–

felves with the Reafons thereo£ -

'vV

e

J -

J1ave very-many that do co1npetently

- know, what it is-

tq

be a Chriftian, for

every

fingle-

M~n

that can

·render

~a

Jleafon,

why

he ought to be fo.

Stor1ns do make 'Men look to their

Anchors;

and

vve

do

not

kno·w·, but

·awful

Judginents are hafrening on us, ·

(being re1note Ones do

not

a-vvaken

us,) to beat us out of.oui· inconfider–

a~ely'

chofei1, Refuges. Our precari-

~

·ous and unexamined Cgnfidences,

which in

very

Propriety are but

~an-

cy,

and not Faith built upon-any fo

4

.

· licLGrounds.

However,

we

muft

all–

needs