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cloth but !11ew you.the kindes ofPtofelfors)they

were all fuch as profelfed

thefoareoftheLord,that

are there fpoken of;for we fee,they

hrMtghtforth –

fruit,They

receivedt~t

Wordwith

joy.

What

was

the reafon

thefeconaground

was not

perfe!twith

the

Lord

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Becaufe they thcmght him nor to

be~

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firong enough tobeare off all evilJs, . to

beare offall perfecution. Vvhat

wa~r

the reafon

~ the

third

grou11d

did it notrBecaufethey thought

"there was fomething in

riches;in pleafores,in

di–

vers

lufls,

that they could nor haueinthe

L()ra,

[o

they departed from him: · Onely the

fourth

greund

kept clofe, bec-aufethey did apprehend ·

I

all

tO

be

in the

Lord

that they defired, they did

apprehend him to ··be (hong ·enough to deliver .

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them from all things theyfeared . ..

The third fort ofmen are fuch as,are regcne-·

rate,which yet arefubjechomany

flip~

and fals

to many-turningsa fide: And the cai1fe ofall this

is,thatthey apprehend hot ·Giidtobe

A/1-_(ujfici~

ent.

As

for example, .what was the reafon that

Ahraham

when he went downeinto

Elypt(being

driven thither by reafon ofFamine) faved

him~

felfe with a lye, faying that

Sllrah

·was hi.s

Sifler,

and hot his wife':' but becaufe he thoughtGodwas

notabletokeepe hi.m and defend him. Ifhe had

thought

bin~

to haue beene

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fujficient,

he

would not haue done

it.

What was the reafon ·

thatMtljes

when

God[ent

him on ameifageinto ·

.Egypt,

wasfo backward to performeit1Brtt be-

- caufe he thoughtthatthe

"Lord

was not

All-fojfi:,

cient;For

he hath two reafons why hewould not

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