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~hro'

the . divine

Bleffihg,

which

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plore,

we

hope, that we, and

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ethren, throughou~

thefe N a–

tlons, fhall find good Succefs of our

Peoples Ufe of this

moft inftruclive

Work·. For which, with the excel- ·

·1ent Author;:.(

who

did but confent to

this Edition of

it;)

we are

indebted

unto

*

the Reverend and Worthy

Publifher, ·

*

Mr.

Daniel

Bu~_geft,

whofe -' Charatl:er

is

well

known ;

~is

Recommertdato_r.y Preface

follows~

The

higpeft Angels are moft humble Creatures ;

the

Church

of

God

is

full

of

-their' Services, but kn_oweth

next to nothing of th'eir Names. Their Works praife

their Lord and ours, but not themfelves.

Arid

if the–

Evangelical _Author of this Book could have haal

his

Will,

the Churches of

Chrift

fhould nof have had his

Name. He would 'have kept himfelf together

a Be–

.nefattor, and a Sort of Stranger unto them.

· .·4gainft his Will,

it came to be known, that ·his

]Jook of the

Fulfilling

of

the

Scriptures

was his. And

, ·

- by

the divine Providence,

it

was made neceffary, that

his latter' Works fhould bear his Name. Oofcurity

was· 'his Ambition; tho; his Gifts and Graces

-prove -

,

~oo

big and too bright t9 be covered. ·

And~;~- ~ort,

1t

hath ple-afed the Supream Ruler and

F~utth\~11

:0( _

Honour, to honour him, whether he would or no. _,

·

The Book

fidl

named, is followed with the Eufu- , ,

&ies of greateft Divines ; and is aMal}lla fweet to thl "'

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