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196

Pfal

6;.

Gods

love

fruitfull.

Good will

towards

men.

Now

,the

Spirit,

that

knowes the deepe

things

of

God

,

the

depth

of

Gods

love

to

any one

in

par

-

ticular,

and

the

depth

of

our

hearts, ifwe begge

the

Sprit,

to

reveale

the good

pleafure

of

God

to

us;

in

time God

will

chew

unto

our

foules,

that

he

delights

in

us,and

that

he

is

our

falvation,

this fhewes

,

that

the

foule

is an

excellent tem-

per,that

it

Pets a

right

price and value on

things,

that it

prizethGods

favour

aboveall things, that

is

the nature

of

faith,

for what

is

faith,

onely to

believe

in

generall,that

Chrift

dyed,

&c?

No,but

to

efteeme Gods

love

better

then

all

the world

for Gods

love is

entire

in

pardoning,

and

curing

too,

by

this the

foule

is

rayfed

up, to

efteeme

the

love

and mercy

of

God

,

in

pardoning,

and

healing

finne

,above life

it

(elfe,

Pfal.63.

Thy

lo-

ving

kindnefe

if

better

then

life.

To

conclude

all

with this

one

motive,

the lo-

ving

kindneffe

of

God

when wee have

it

once,

it

is

no barren

complemental) kindneffe,

it

is

,a

loving

kindneffe,

that

reacheth

from everla

f

ing

toeverlafting,

from

Gods

love,

in

chufingto.

his

love,

in

glorifying

us

:

it

is

a

love

that

rea-

cheth

to

the

filling

ofnature,with

all

thehappi-

nefe

it

is

capable

of. In

this world,

in

all

mile=

ry,

one beanie

of

Gods

loving

kindneffe, will

fcatter

all

clouds

whatfoever

:

what railed the

fpirit

of

Daniel

in

the Lions

Den

,

of

the

three

young

men

in

the

m

iddeft

of

the

Furnace,

of

S

t.

Paul

to

the Dungeon

?

the beames

of

Gods

love

in

Chrift

,

brake

intothe

prifon, into

the

Dun-

geon

, a

few

beames

of

that,

will

enlarge the

heart

Ir