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The
firfi
Sermon
things
vnder the
Sunne
if
they
bee confidered
to
make a man
happy
,
they
are
but
vanity:
Now
confider
whether thy
judgment
be fo
of
them
or
no, whether it be conformable to
the
Iudgment
of
the
holy
Ghólt,
whether
thou
haft
this conceit
of
all
other
things
,
but the
quite
contrary
conceit of lelus Chrift ;whether
thou
caa
aft
think
of him,
as
of
one
that
is
the molt
excellent
and
thy
chiefeft treafure,
as
one
that
is
farre
beyond
all
thefe
,
as
one vpon whom
thy
heart
is
pirched,as one
in
whom
thy
hap
-
pines
is
conteined
4Againe
a
mans
treafure
is
that,which
he will
be
at
any
coft
to
gec,he
will
be at any
pairies
to
attaine
it.
It
is
that
,
on
which
his
heart
is
be-
ftowed,
and
his
affections
are
occupied about.
Is
it
fo
with thee
when
thou
comeft
to
Chrift
Iefîis
e
art thou
willing
to
bee
at
more colt
and
paynes
to
get
him, then
any
thing
betides?
Is
thy
heart
and
affeáions
more
beftowed
vpon
him? For
where
a mans
treafure is,
there
his
heart
is.
I doe
not
aske
whether thou
befloweft
more
time upon the matters
of
grace,
then the
dutyes
of thy
calling
;
but,
whether thou dolt
them
with
more
intention,
whether
thou
be-
ftoweft
thy
time
& pairies
vpon
them,
as
vpon
that
which thou
reckoneft
thy
treafure,farre
exceeding
all
other
s
Againe
fiftly
confider
whether thou
art
willing
to part
with
any
thing rather,then
with
Chrift
Iefus
:
for whatfoever
is
a
mans treafure,
you
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