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a.

Fromthena–

tutc()ffiRJle.~

From thena.

tare offince.:.

ritie•.

s

Secondly,_this will appeare from the nature of

ftnne: the definition that the

S

cho~l-

me"!

giue of

finne, (which'

we

may receiue) is this,thar.it is

t.he converfion ofaman fronr

God

to the Crea–

ture,

from ihe

immutah!e·

God'

to,

the

mutabH~

Creature: In exery ftnne the:t:e is fuch a turning

ofthe foule from

Gt~dto~ the

Creatm:e. Now,

it

is certaine, ifa.

man

did find an

"All-foffcitncY'

fn

Gad,

he would never turne from him, nor feeke

, to

the c ·reature; ev·en as the

Bee,

ifit did finde<

·mony enough'in one flower,

w~:mld

not

halrento ._

another, but becaufeitdoth

not,

it -goes

from

.

flower to fiower.And fo is the natureofman(

as .:

Sa/omON

exprcffethit, faying,that)

He

ha(lened

tO:MJwardiliing.r,,that:is

when

be

fell

upon one

he found not enough in ir,he

m~

de haft toano.·

ther

and to another'

[o

the nature

of

man, ifit .

did finde

[

wectnes,and comft,rt,&contentment ..

enough in

God,

it would not turne from hirn

to

the creature; but becaufe,in·his tfnce, rheoo–

jed is too nattrow; tliereisfomewhathe

wo~ld

haue more,he looks overthe Pale,as it were, he .

feeth fomething that lie drfii·eth;.and that caut:

eth him to fiep our, whereas ifhe had enoughat

home, ifhe had enougn .in,the

Lord,

hee would ·

not

goeout from him, to-turne inordinately to .

the

Creatur-e upon any occafion.

Thirdly;this

will'appe~re

likewife from

t he na· .

tu

re

ofjihctritie,andperfeEI

walking

with

God

for ·

to walke

perfeB!y

with God,

is nothing ·but this,

when a man choofeth

God,

fo that he cleaues to

him.alone,whereas-doubleneffe ofminde ftands .

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