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Good

will

towards

men.

the

frveet

relations

,

bee

hath

put

on

him

in

the

Gofpell.

To

know

God

in

generali

as

a

Creator

,

and

doing

good,

&c. the

Heathens did

that

by

the

light

of

nature,

but

we

fhould labour to

fee

hire

in the

face

of

chrift,

that

is,

to

fee

him appealed,

and

loving

us,

wihing

us

well,

concerning

eter-

nal!

glory,

that

mull

be by

the

light

of

the

Gof_

pell,and

by

the

Spirit:

therfore

in

hearing

of

the

Word,

and reading,

and

meditating,

delire

God

above

all,

to

reveale

by

his

Spirit,

his gra-

cious

face

in

Chrifl,that in chrifi

we

may

fee

him

as

a

Father,

as

a

Kiasband

as

a

Fri( n3, in

thole

fvveet

relatiotz,s

o

f

gave

that

he

hath

taken

upon

him.Jt

fboul:d

he our

daiiy

delire

of

God,

to

ma-

ni.Iell

his,

love

more

to

us

in Chri

ft

tef:44,then

in a-

ny

other

fruits

of

his

love

:

for

there

be

common

fruits,

as

to

give

us

health,

and

friends,

and

1i.

betty,

and -quiet

governement, which

are

great

favours,

that

we

fee

denyed

to

many

nations

:

oh

:

but

the

foule

that

is

touched with

the

fpi-

ritof

God,

and

the

fence

of

his

owne

conditi-

on by

natúre,

is

thus difpofed

;

Lord

I

delire,

that

thou

wouldeft

(hew

the

fruits

of

thy

love

to

me, but

I,

delire

not

fo

much

thole

common

fruits,

that

the reprobates

may

have as

well

as

I

oh

!

(hew

me

by

thy holy fpirit,

that

thou

haft

a

particular,

and

peculiar

love

ro

me

inChrifI,

and

for

this

end,give me

grace

to

know

the

mi fiery

of

Chrift,more and

more, & the

my fiery of my

natu-

ral!

corruption

;

that.knowl,edge,t_har may dr

+ve

me

to

make

much

of

thy

love,and

grace in

Chrift.

X

Now

2.9y

Beg

the 'Spirit

of

revelation.