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E

Recommendatory

Preface,

Prefixed to

the

EDITION

Printed at

ED1 NBu

aoI

,

Anno

17337

T

HIS

excellent

treatife

of

Mr.

MARSHALL'! :ho°

it

be

well known

among

the

godly

in

ÿ.,yr,,

.rid,

where it has undergone

a

twofold edition ;,

yc't,

t.ïs

e

being the

fir

time

of

its

publication

in

Scotland,

where'it

is

but

known to a

few,

we

could

not

refuse

at

the

defire

of

thofe

concerned

in

the

publication

of it

among us, to declare,

that,

as

we have

perm.

the

book ourfelves with

great

edification and-

pleafure,

fo we

know it

bath

had the

high approbation

and tefti-

mony

of

many eminent for grace

and

hr,ii

-:efs

:

and

judge

the publication

of

it

at

this

time

of

day feafonahle

among

us, for

promoting

practical religion

an..i

goc.1i-

nefs,

and for

giving

a

jolt

view

of

the

vafi.

(ids

there

is

betwixt heatbenifh

morality, adorned

with

.,e

fneft

flourifhes

of human

rhetoric,.

and true

gofpel

i

refs,

Without which no

man

(hall

fee

the

Lord.

-s ,:'

'

:his

our

teftimony

we

judged

to

be

well fupported

ny-

:1e

words

of that great

and

evangelic perfon Mr.

10bert

Trail,

late Minifter

of

the gofpel

in

the

city

of

L_on-

don,

in

his

poftfcript to

a

pamphlet, intitled,

A

vin-

dication

of

the

Protef

ant

doi?rine concerning

jaflifrcaticn,

and

of

its preachers

and

profi

rs,

tonz

the

of

jufI

charge

el'

4ntinonzianifnz.

"

I

think

(fays

he) that

Dr.

Owen's

66

excellent book

of

Juftification, and Mr. MarfhalI's

4'

book

of

the Myftery

of

Sanaification

by

faith in

F'

Jefus

Chrift,

are

filch

vjndicatons

and confïrma-

Yc

dons

of

the

Proteftant

doctrine, against which

st

fear

no eff'eaual oppafition..

-

--ter.

Marfhail was

6G

a

holy and retired

perfon, and

is

only

known to

the

F6

zzaofk

of

its

by

his

book lately

publifhed.

The

book