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'!

..

great

reward~

S-o

God

exprelfeth himfelfe to

Abra-

,

ham~

And

this is

the

Covenimt

on

Gods

part.

Now.

that,

which·

is-required on

Avrahams

part,

is.

that he betheLsrd.s,as theLordishis,forfoyou

feein the words following. Thequefl:iononely

is,}n

what

manner

Abrabam

£hall -be the

Lords ;

how

that fhall bedeclared 1·Sayrh -he,It .lsnoran

emptyrelat~on,butthou

mull: fhew

that

thou art

minebynMlking6efore

me.Andyetitmufrnot

be

I

any.kindofw~lking b'efo~e.the

Lord,

but

it

mull:be

!

a

perfec7w-alkzng.6ifore htm;Wdlke 6efore me,& 6e

j perfi8~and

therefore-it

is

~dded;

1

will

make

my

I

Covenant;rhat

is:, this

i~·

the

Covenant ,

of which

j

Circmncijionwas

b~t

a figne, for

it

was infHmred

1

prefenrly,as we fee m th(t words foHowing:

·'

There are three efpeciaii

poyms

that we will

gath~rour

ofthe words.

D~a.t;·

Doubting

of.·l

GodJ

..40·

fuffi•

'e~tde,th~

'

The firfl:is from the. connexi:on, and

we will

Beginwith that,beca'ufe

i.t

is ·a

preparation

to

the

·

othenwo: In

that the

Lord

vfeth

this-as an

argu-

'

menttoL/.1/Jrllham, 1

amA!lfoffidmt,

therefore

Wa!keheforeme,and/;ethbuperftc1.;

w:emay ob-

feruethis ;that

·

Thecaufo

of'illl

departure

from

-God;Ofa!l

:vn–

.

evenn1fo in our wttyes

toward~

'God, is from

hence,

that

we do not

thinke

God to·be

All·fuf

fi.:cient .._

- aufeofde..

arture from •

Goc:f,and of

A'

b. h"

fid . .

h'

r

f

-11 .

t;.

.

.

vnevenwal-:

·

SOllt ·

eot er

1

e,t

ecau1e.O

a-

our

1

tncert-

. !ngwith

!.

'

j

tieandpe~tfeC!neffi,arifethhence,that

wed6eap-

,m.

-

prehend·him.tohe

A11-fo.fjicient.

Thi-s

you

fee e-

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·

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