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:'The m

ij)zng

oftime bringethmifer.;'.

y

uu,faith he,

without care; for he tf;ttt is

unmari

'–

edcares

for

the things

ofthe

Lord,

and

I

~

ou!d

have

you

cleave trithe

Lord

without

fepttration:The

meaning is this: The reafon why men mitfetheir

times that

God

hatl{ appointed them,is, becaufe

men are too intent upon

irnperinent things,

which interrupts their care to

[erve

the

Lord.

And therefore we are to palfe by them.) and

not to put our full'intention to every world–

ly buftnelfe, but referue the maine intention

, of our thoughts for

the things ofthe

Jji~it,

for

not to take over-much care for them, ts that

which will make us carefull to do things

in

their time.

(

The next irripedimentis

f~lf..con~dence,

when

4

.cau[e.

aman trufis htmfelfe,

&

will Be h1s own Coun..

selfe-con8' ...

fellour:

And

therefore,theway

to

hit of

a

right

dence.

time is,to take counfell with-others;INthe

multi. :

tude

ofCounfetlors

there ispeace.

Lafl:ly, the caufe ofthemiffing ofthe time, is,

c

~ufo.

negligence;when men are idle, flacke,

&

indiH-

~glJgence.

gent in doingthofethings that belong to them,

thatis thecaufeofmiffingtheirtime. And ther- '

fore you have that counfe

I

in the words next

be- :

~

fore

my

text(fince thetime is fhort,there is

but

day for you to worke in, and the night comes, : /

when no man canwork)thatis,Inthe

grAve,thtre

·

is

neither-work ntJr invention,&c

.Andtherfore do ·

with all thy

might that

which thou

haft

to

do.

The

doingwhat we have to doewith all our

might,

&

with

all

our diligence>

is

that

~hich

quickens\

.

us~\

'

;.