Background Image
Table of Contents Table of Contents
Previous Page  11 / 1062 Next Page
Information
Show Menu
Previous Page 11 / 1062 Next Page
Page Background

~AN

ADVERTISE·

MENT TO THE CHRISTIAN.

'l{eader

1

eoncerning the

Worl<ts

of

M.

w.

P ERK!N S,

Ecau(e theTitleofthisBooke

(Good Reader)

importeth aconli•m–

mation and finifhing of the lon g expected laboursofour godly and

learned Diuine, M. W. P E

KK

r

N

s;

and yet

Ill

this Catalogue

prcfillled;befiderhetwoformerVolumes, th?uwanrefl: fome par..

ticularsrliat heretofore were promlfed, (as hrs

Exprfttion of the

F •

and

r

ro.

Pfalmes;

The

Coll{iltationof

Canift~~<

Cateahifme,

with

other

Sermom;)Ithought good

w

acquaint thee with fome reafons,wher–

by his Executorshaue beene perfwadcd to make

a

finall fl:ay and li•ppre!!'ing of tlte1.n.

1 ,

They were of thefirfl: fruit ofhis labours, which if he had intended for rhe preffe,

he would no doubt haue reuifed long fince,as he did fomeorher things, which then he

handled and publifhed for thy good.

2.

Befide that the Church of God enloyeth the bertefit of other mens labours of

the fame'

k~,d

(

~hereto o~r ret~erend

Author had due

b

refpect,) the truth is, that the

~~~~:::'~.,

.mofl: matenall pomts colllarned

m

thefe fuppreffed lectures,are more largely and exact-

'"' ,•.

't>r.t.

ly handled in his Workes

alrea~ie

publifhed. To infl:ancein fome

t

The whole argu-

~;:~~·;~ ~;:i.

111ent of the IIo.P_(alme,(to vfeour. Auth?rsowne diuifion) containerh either

Chrifls

1

~~~'l:;:.r

kingdome,or hu Prtejlhood:

both which

pornt~

thou fhalt finde parucularly handled i•t

~:;;~hir'"'

thego!dmchauu,

Chap.t8.and more at large

m

the

Crude: H!sktngdolfJe,m

rhefewords,

bs"h;, •d·

[Hejittethat tha rrght h<ndof God,]

and his

Priejlhood,

i" ' handling

Chrijls Sacrifice.

And

'I

;~;;;;'.~';':'

for the

3

z.Pfalme, the points of largefl: difcoucfe_, ar_e

The knowledgeofremifjion ofjinne,

~;'.';~;~,;;,.

JJrth ajfi.rallceoffo!rJJtron,

vpon

rheftrjl verfe;

whtch rs far more fully dtfcuifed , in the

d ••M'h' '·•

1

Treatifeof

Confcienc~:

'CafesofConfcicnce, and

r

Reformed Catholike : And vpon

~~;;~·'"'"'

the

focondverfe,

the pomt of

Iujlifoatron

hJ

r"'P"'"'rrghteoufneffl, andnot

6y

!11orkes:which

di~~~:l:;,:"

to

th~

full content are cleared, in the

g

golden chaine,and "ReformedCatholike,

bellde many

;·~·P·•·

other ploces which I purpolely omit. And for the

confi•tationofCdlltjia<,

what material! ''"· '·

point of controuerfie can be expeCl:ed ,which is not either in

hisgo!denchaine,

The

Re-

Et:?;;:;:·•·

·

formtdCatho!ike, TheiJolatrieofthel•fl times,

The

tnatifoof GodJfoegrace, and m•m

free

'Ch'P·17·

will,

or in

hisPi'ohleme

?Nay, I am perfwaded it would not be any difficulttbing, tO note

I ~,;;,,.,,.

'out in particular, the feuerall points of thefeforenamed Sermons, in fome one place

or

'Clup.f••

other of his publifhed vVorkes ; whereby it is plainc that the fupprefling of

them

IS

neitherpreiudiciall to the Author, or to rhe Reader .

Thefethings well confidered,and withal!thegreatquanriti.e and price whereto his

Workes are alreadie rifen, I

hop~

thou wilt approoue of their aduifc that deliberately

wifhed their final! !lay. It may bee f<mte will thinke it vnmeetc, that any thing of r,his

reuercnd Diuine lhould be fuppreffed; Bmlet fi1ch confider well, what the bcloued A·

poHie faith of the blclfcd workes of ourSauiour Chrifl:, to wit, that

k

many

of tbtm,

)'tA

k Ioh.,c.J• ·

the

g"atefl,

1111mber •f/htm, rvereomitted,a11dthoje t/;ing; one!ywr;ttm

whichrve~c

necejfariefor

i

~;:~

3

~1up.

t~r,rorma

and confrmatrmo(our fotth:

There

ne~des

no apphcauon, feetng our

rim~~

I

~----------------------------------~A.~5________

are