Hall - HP BX5133 .H34 1647

8 Ofcomp;ui~ fens and fioJiLtudcs wbere-- ~y itm~ybc moll fitlyfct fonh. The Art ofVivineMeditation. a~mnttiArt tvtr"''ling,ntvtr &MfomeJ~t'vtr dJinz,ntvtr dtl.d;tver ""!fllfi/jing,nt'fllf A pitied; whmthe GINtttn, thAt'"" w•uldnot giveA<ruft•fbrtd, noJPiugs for Dntdr~p ofWAttr;•nJytt Al-u,if.,bolt rivm ofJPAttr jh1uldfiO intD!.is 1111uth, h1rv fh••ld thty quenchth•forivtrs •fBrimfl•ne that (uJthisJl•me?whtrt thm is no i•ttrmifim•I<~~npl•ints,n•brtAthing(rmr paint,& Ajttr midi1111 •fyttrts, wo!•f!ibilitJofco,.f.m.A:Idif therodrvhtrt,.ith th1u tb.jll{tjl lhJ&hildrtw, 0 Lord, tveB in t~is lift, ~t(o fm•rt And g•Uing,thd they h•ve bttn brought d1w11 to the~;,. if dtf}Airtl •nd I» the bitttrneffi •f theirfoul hAvt intrtAttd dtAJhtD reltA{i them:WhAI fo•O I think if theirpiAtUts, inwhoft righm, eonfufi•n th•• <Dn{Nlttfl,Andftieft ; Aha, I will avenge meofmine enemies~ Even that thlu fo•lt ,., 6e th~~< ,.;Jiraole, o m1 fo•le, is fomt kindofhanintjft:but thAI thou foa/t be at h•ppy,M thtrtpr.bat< art miftrAble, h1,. "'"'bJ is illfmore rflim•ti•n thenthyfilfis <Af.hlufl ' B CHAP. XXV. AF<er this oppofition, the mind lhallmalr.ecomparif<?n of the _matt« medita· ted, with what m1y neere!l refemblc it; and lhal!J!Iu!lrate "WJ<h fitte!l ti· militudes, which give no fmalllight to the under!landing, nor leffe force to th< affdlion. W1nJer then,O myJiuk,a much ,u thoa unfl,•t this tflry;•ndin &~mp4Yifon them[, t~ntemnr this tarth,,.biehn,.. thou tre.dtfl •p•n; wh•Ji Jl]ts t{thty '""' pttfeB, Art bot Jhort;Andtftht] "'"' l1ng,•re imper[efi.OntdAy ,.hen th•••rt AhDve,IDiking down fr~w theheight ofth] giory,•ndftting the fins ofmtn trttping like fo m•IIJ Ants In this Mole- C ~ill •Jearth, th•• fh•il think, AIM, howb•(ilJ r,." /iveJ!W.u JOnder fiU1 du•gt"' the pi.ee I fo lowd,•nd w/IJ fo t.th t•le•ve!Think finow before h•ndiAndfinet~f heMJtn thou c.nf/not,ytsamunt •fthe earth"' it u worth]' How he•rtlefTe•ndirktjimt neye,o yet be) mthly plufims,ifythe,,.tthtd,.ith the itajlofth•fo Above!H1wvile "'J••,oyee fo"'ptu~ru buitdingii[Kings,even ifa/the entrails •ftht eArth h•d•grudto enrlchyou,in eomparifon•fthis fr•nn 1101 m•de "'ithh•nds ? It isnil fihigh •h•vethtt4rth in difl•nee •fpia&e,-u in 111orth and J.IAjtJIJ.Wt m•y [eo he (Ace •fhta"fltn from the he.rt•ftht tartft; h•t fro the ntmjl f"t ofthe earth JVh• can fie the le aft glorJ .jhtA'Vtn?ThethreeDifiiplu on m•untTabor,JAn> h•t • glimp{t ofthisgwry foining up1n thefm•fthtirSAvi••r;cjoytl beingravifoed with theJight,cr]tdout,MA{/tr,it isg11Jbeing htrt1uJ, thioki»g•fh•ilding of<km TA~trnACits([or Chri!l,Mofes,Eiias)e~uld hAvt bttnllnttnt thtm(ilvtstl D have /it11 without fbtittr ,fo thty mitht •lwAI)U have tnj•yed thAI fight. Al.u, l11w co•id tAYth/7 Tahcnmks hAve fttedth•fe htAvenlJ biJies?TheJ hero wh•tth<Jftw ;rvhAt they (.id they k»erv not. Ll,tht(t thrteDiftipks were not tr4Msjig•rld;Jlt hD,. deepi]they wm ajfelltJ tvtn with the glory•fothtrs!"""happy fh•O "' ' be,111ht~ ••r (ii<Jts jhAUbe chAntedintogiorioll4?& jhaO have T•bernAtits not •J '"' '"'" nMklwg,but prepartdf" 111 ~1 G1d?& 1'' n-' tabtrnAC/u,b.r tttrnAU M•nfions?Mofes ftw God bNt awhile,•ndfoined: !Jiov fh•f/,.e foint thAtfba/1 bth•id hisface forever? WIIAtgr<Attr h1n1or isthtrt then i11 Sovtr•ign~y? Wh•t grtattr plt4.fore then tn fr•flmg?This lift is bDth 4 KlnfldorJJt •nd A fuft .A kingdofllt: Ht th3t overcomes,lhall rule rhe Narions,aod lhall ht withme in my Thront: 0 bi<jfid promotion! oh lArge d1mini1n ndroy•l/ Ji.r! to which Salomons Thronr,f /vDYJ '"·" """"rthy "~'""'" f"t-jl..te. A {tAjf: Bldfed are they that are E called to the Marriage-fupper of the Lamh. FtAfls have mere then nwffity •f provtfion , m"t thi1J trdmA') dJtl ; b111 m•ri•ge ft4Jls yet mort then com•on A· lmndAnct; t•t tht v'lf ari•ge-jtAjlof the fonnt •fG1d to his bltjftdSp••Ji tht Churth, mufl fi [4Yre txctttl in Ail h<Avmly vJ•nifiunce And variety, ,u the ptrf,.s Are of t6e greAter j/Att And c.M•jtfl1· Thtrt M ntw wint, pure <.MAnNA, Anli Af"tJ4nntrifj)iritfi.U dainties; A»tlwtth tht &lntinuAU thttre, 4 [wilt •nd •nfwer.t6/nnlcomt; ,hilt the Bridrt.rDDmlwinglJ chttrtth"' •p, Eat, 0 f1iends, drink, and make you merry, 0 wdbeloved: JtA,thmjbalt th1u be "'1 foule,nll•g•tft. b•t (h.,.unwDrthyfiever)tht Sr;dehtr[t/fo,,.h•m he h4th tverlaflingiy e(}~tifid 11 himfiifi• trothAndrighm•fnef{t. The CIRtraEfiJpafJul here below, 'Me 1lfATiAgt M &1n[u7nmAit•b#'tlt, 4ntlfo!,mni'{;dwith • prrptt•a/J f••ft : fo that"'"' tho11 maitjl ftfily fay, <.My rrtO btlDvtd is "'int, ADd I Alii