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The

Epiftie

to the

Reader..

is

bitter curie attending

not

only them that openly

op.

Rer.3,106,

pole Chrifk, but

alfo inch

asneglea

to minifler

their

afíl

fiance

to

Chrift-

:

Who

will

Mew

all

them

out

of

his

mouth

who

are neither:

hot

nor.

cold..

;

flab

a

halt in

th

profeff

ion

of

are

the

greatef

abomination

to

Chrifl,

Chritt

will

make their. condition very

644 and,ignemi-

Mow

who

are.

not.

7,ealoto

in

Chrifts

cau

fe

and

a

fir-

4.

Be

not

terrified

with the multitude

of

oppofers

or

opp

fitions

which thou

fhalc fee

againft

Chrift

;

Pedarera..

but

rather

fay

,u that

noble

*

Sortldier

in Erafmus did

to

him

that told

him

of

that. numerous

and

mighty Army

which

came

against

him,

Tanto

plus

gloriæ reforemus,

quoniam cò

plums

fuperabimus,

the number

of

oppo

fers

makes

the

chriflians

con

pelt

the

more

illufriotu

/ay to thy

foule

in;this

cafe

as

He

zekiah

did

to

his Souldiers

9c.ro.3:.7,s,

in

the like

.:

Be

thong

and

couragious, be not

aftaid

nor difmayed

for

the

King

of

c-/11ffÿria,

nor for

the

multitude that

is

with

him,

for

there be more with

us

then

with

him with him isan

arme

bf

flefb,

but

with

us

is

the

Lord

our

God,

to helpe

us,

and

to

fight

our

battles. And

the people

refled themfelves upon

the

word

of

Hezekrah

King

of

Iudalb

:

and that

thy

heart

may not

meditate

a

revolt from

,Chriíi,

nor enter-

twine

a thought

of

con/rireng

with

the profane

multi-

tude

in

hope

of

temporall

prefrvation

and

fafety

:

con-

fider,

i,

How

the

profatnefi

part

doth

ever

in

the

iffue

prove

the

we.akeft

part

:

the

power

of

ungodlanefse

cuts

in fonder

the

fnewes

of the

greatest

earthly

forces,

la

Jonah

weakened

the

cr`warriners

in

the

ship, Achan

1.the

Souldiers

in

the

L.ílrmy,

and

a._reigning

difafe

the;

Brea

-i