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and

that

this

Truth

breeds

this,

is

a

little

to

be

confidered,Why

is

Religion it

fel

fe

called

Faith

and

the grace

in

the foule

alio cal-

led

Faith

?

To

crew

that

Faith, that

is,

the

Truth

revealed

(as

we

fay, the

ApofflesFaith)

it

breeds

Faith,and

muff be

apprehended

by Faith :

there-

fore one

word includes

both

the

obfeéf,the

thing

beleeved, and likewife

the difpofition

of

the

foule

to

that

ob

je&

:

So

,

here

godlineffe

is

the

thing

it

Idle,

the Principles

of

Religion

and

`4

likewife

the difpofition

of

the

foule, that

thofè

Truths

worke,where

they

are

entertained

as

they

fliould

be. Hence

followes thefe

other

Truths

briefely,

Firff

ofall,that

no

Truth

breedsgodlinefe,and

DivineTruth

pietie

of

1

ife,but Divine

Truths;

for that.

is.

called

enely

btteds

z

godlintEt'e.

godlineße,

becaufe it breeds

godlineffe

:

all

the

de-

vices

of

men

in

the

world

cannot

breed,godline(je;

all

is

fuperffition,

and

not

godlineffe,

that

is

not

bred

by a

I'iyine

Truth.

Againe,

hence,

in

that

Divine

Truth

is

called

From

what

eafons wee

Godlineffe,

it

fhewes us ,

if

we

would be

godly,

we

mutt be godly.

mull

be

fo,

from reafons

of

Chriffianitie

:

not

(as

I

Paid)

by framing

devices

of

our

owne,

as

graceleffe

foolitli

men

doe;

as we fee

in

Poperle,

it

is

full

of

Ceremonies,

of

their

owne

deviling

:

but if

we

will be

godly

it

muff be

by

reafons

and

motives from

Divine

Truth

;

that

breeds

godly.

neffe.

It

is

but abaflardgedlinefe,

a

ballard Reli-

gion,

that

is from

agood

intention,

withouta

good ground

:

therefore

the

word implyes

both

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