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ally,feeing they c0ncerne ourfalvation;It much

?fl

:

concernes vs,to know whether they be right or

6unterfeit;and therefore you fee the condition

that

God

requires here of

A6raham;

is,that he be

,

'Vpright andpcrflB,withouthypocrijie; .

(

fo

the

word fignifieth)

llV

a!ke 6efore me without hypucri-

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:

Th~·ground

l

of fincer.itie• .

· fie.

Nowwe hJue rather chofen this·Text then

anyorher,becaufe it fetsforrhtheground of aH

Jinceritie,andperfic7walkingwith

God~

which

is, ,

even thisap:pt:ehenfion well

fetled

in the

heart,

that

God

is

A

ll-fwfficient:for

this is the

Lords

pre–

cept,

Walke before me>andbethottperfect,

or

vp.:.

.

right,or

Ji;gcoe,Ietit

not be

in hypocrijie.:

and this .

' is the moriuethar he vfeth to perfwade him

to

it,

I

am All.fufficient;

As

if

he fhouid

fay,

if there

were

any

defect in me,ifrhou

didft

need of. coul .

. \ deft defircanything that were not to

he

had

in

1

me, and thoumightefl: haue it clfc-where, per–

haps thy heart might be impnfed in walking

towards me,th )Umightefrrhenll:ep out from me

to take in advantages el!ewhere; but feeing

I

am .

All-fu_lficie'nt,

fince

I

haue enough in me

to

fu l'–

fill all

thy

de

fires, _fince

I

am every way

an

ad~quate ob)ect;thatifth.ou 1ookeftabout,and con–

fiderell: akbatthyfoule can wifh for,thou mayfl:

haue it inme,why then !houldefl: not thou confe–

crate thy felfe to me alone? Why rhen

fl1ould~ll:

thou be vnevenin thy wayes,. ferving me

Come–

times by firs, and fometitnes the

Creature~

For

there is nothing in the Creature, but thou

maiefr

fi-nd it in

me,

I

am Alllufflcient,

I

am Allfuffi-

'

cient,

therefore

walke before

me, and

6e perfiCl

·

I

Yet

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