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s

go; One was, he

wan~ed fpec~h,hewanred

abili–

tie and gifts;·H

c

was

of

a

Jlammering tongue

5

And

the other

was,

thofe were aliue,

that

(he thought)

1

fought

hislift:Ifhe

had rhought thatG

od

was

able

{ to

hauebin with his tor.Jgue, to haue firengthned

him,and to haueimproved his gifts, and to haue

inabledhim

to

the fervice: if he had dwught

likewif~

that he bad been able

to

h~iue

defended

him from

rhofethatfought his lift,

he would ne–

ver haue difobeyed the Cemmandemenrs of.

aod,and

bin backward tq-performe-it

as

he was.

And folikewife

Rebecca,

'h

7

hatwasthe reafon

fl1e vfed that wyle

&

ihifr, that inordinatemeans.

to bringagood thingtopaffe, to obtain

the6lef-

-

Jing,whenlacob&

ihe joynedin 1yingro

Ifaack,

but becauletheythought

God

wasnot

Sufficient

to-performe that prornife?Forthe

Mefsing

belon–

ged

tolacob,

&no doubt b}Itheflmnld hauc

hacl

itinduetime. Andfoitisjnallthefaults ofthe

saints;

which are hence,becaufe they

~pprehend

nor

God

to

be

A

tl-

fujficient;

even as

it

was in the

firll: linne

ofAdam

and the

Angels;

what was the

reafon that

A

dam

felfrom

God:ltthe

firll:~Itwas

hecaufeh;e defired fomething that he thought he

could not find

in

the

Lord,

he defiredto

know

goodand

evi!t,

which

he

thought he fhould not

haue in the

Lord,he

thought the

Lord

had kepr

it.from him,andtherefore hefl:epped _outfrom

the

Lord

to

eat

that

Apple,

vling that as

a

meanes

toobtainehis delire.And

this,

indeede, was the

caufeofhis-falling away.So likewife,thecaufeof

the falling

of~he

Ange!s,r

Tim.,;.6.the

Apoftle

fayth